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Ivan Alvarez
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Experience:  lead technician at Performance Tire and Automotive
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It will not start, no there clean, 2005 silverado hybrid,

Customer Question

it will not start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: no there clean
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2005 silverado hybrid
JA: Are you fixing your Silverado Hybrid yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i am
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: when i turn the key there is a wierd sound coming from the engine bay
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 27 days ago.

Does the engine crank?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
No when I try to start it there is clung sound coming from the beneath the van
Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 27 days ago.

If you have someone that can crank it while you are under the vehicle to see if the noise is coming from the starter. It sounds like you might have a bad starter solenoid.

Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 27 days ago.

f the noise is coming from the starter replace it.

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
It's a hybrid so it makes a clung instead of a click sound
Customer: replied 27 days ago.
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Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 26 days ago.

If you needed more info let me know and I will gladly provide it.

Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 26 days ago.

It is a little slower through text but I can get the same info for you as a conversation.