Chevy

Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Having problems with my 95 Chevy 5.7. Doesn't start

Customer Question
sometimes. First time, replaced ignition...
Having problems with my 95 Chevy 5.7. Doesn't start sometimes. First time, replaced ignition coil and it ran great for a week. Then it wouldn't start about once a week. Changed fuel pump and started. But won't start today after I drove it to work.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Chevy
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Answered in 13 minutes by:
1/20/2016
Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 2 years ago
Dave Nova
Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 19,452
Experience: ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
Verified

Remove coil wire at coil and crank the engine. Do you get spark from the coil? If you do, try spraying starting fluid into the throttle body and cranking the engine. Does the engine start with starting fluid?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Engine doesn't start with starting fluid and there is spark from coil wire
Chevy Mechanic: Dave Nova, Chevrolet Technician replied 2 years ago

Try checking for spark at a couple of the plug wires, remove plug wire from plug and place end close to ground and crank the engine. Do you get strong regular spark from the pug wires?

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask GM Tech (Cam) Your Own Question
GM Tech (Cam)
GM Tech (Cam)
GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 15,529
15,529 Satisfied Customers
Experience: GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

GM Tech (Cam) is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I was having a terrible problem with the wheel bearings on my 98 Chevy Cavalier and I suspect that using this website saved me plenty of time and money.

Todd LRochester NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Chevy Technician

15,529 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Gary

Gary

Chevy Technician

9,602 satisfied customers

15 years GM master tech

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

8,884 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

Chevrolet Technician

19,452 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification

John

John

Master A.S.E Automotive technician

4,071 satisfied customers

A.S.E MasterTechnician A1-A8 w/L1,38 years experience General Motors Master Technician

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Auto Mech / Electronics

2,943 satisfied customers

Chevrolet Cert., Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Chevy Tech -

2,807 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Chevy Diagnostics

< Previous | Next >

Related Chevy Questions
2006 Chev 1500 2wd 4.3l No start issue, no fire to coil
2006 Chev 1500 2wd 4.3l No start issue, no fire to coil… read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
any idea why ecm fuse keeps blowing and shutting truck off
any idea why ecm fuse keeps blowing and shutting truck off.… read more
tklusman3
tklusman3
Owner, operator, master tech
High School or GED
78 satisfied customers
Chevy: 4.3 new coil, distributor..module..crank shaft sensor
no spark at the coil 02 chevy express 4.3 new coil, distributor, rotter, inj mod, module under the and the crank shaft sensor HELP… read more
Tim&#039;s Auto Repair
Tim's Auto Repair
mechanic
High School or GED
8,884 satisfied customers
2002 trailblazer check engine is coming on. Flashing
2002 trailblazer check engine is coming on. Flashing sometimes. Rough idling, especially in drive, … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,807 satisfied customers
Po300 code: changed plugs, wire and ignition coils. O2
po300 code: changed plugs, wire and ignition coils. O2 sensor also still got po300 code. also whitish blue smoke out tailpipe. 2003 6.0 chevy 2500 … read more
jim
jim
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
702 satisfied customers
Replaced engine in 2001 Chevy Silverado with 2007 engine
Replaced engine in 2001 Chevy Silverado with 2007 engine same size now it hard to start and has a crank sensor code replaced sensor no change are complete the same sensor are not put 2001 in 2007 engi… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Check engine light flashing when driving past 40 mph, engine
Check engine light flashing when driving past 40 mph, engine vibrating when idle or moving slowly, slight delay of starting up engine, and car has trouble accelerating as fast as it used to do. … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,807 satisfied customers
Engine power is reduced light is on and engine power is
Engine power is reduced light is on and engine power is reduced … read more
Gary
Gary
Chevy Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,602 satisfied customers
It will not start, ive changed the crank ignition coil and
it will not start, ive changed the crank ignition coil and module but i don't get any spark from the spark plugs … read more
kalamykid
kalamykid
Pactor automotive
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
97 satisfied customers
We have changed the ignition coil and the fuel control
we have changed the ignition coil and the fuel control module and still have no fire. … read more
roy
roy
Associate Degree
3 satisfied customers
Changed 1500 ignition coil connector and fuel pump was
changed 1500 ignition coil connector and fuel pump was perfect now dies after 20 sec seems like another wire somewhere is not giving juice to pump … read more
Gary
Gary
Chevy Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,602 satisfied customers
How much does an ignition coil cost to replace. Please send
How much does an ignition coil cost to replace. JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to. Customer: Pleas… read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,807 satisfied customers
Engine will not start 1996 chevy s10 2.2 liter no spark to
Engine will not start 1996 chevy s10 2.2 liter no spark to plugs and no instrument panel lights when key is turned on to start. what would cause this. Replaced everything MAP sensor, throddle position… read more
Tim West
Tim West
Service Manager
Computer/ Automotive certifications
16 satisfied customers
Chevrolet Tahoe LS: where can I get the wiring diagram for
where can I get the wiring diagram for a 2013 Chevy tahoe to connect an aftermarket remote start… read more
Virtual Technician
Virtual Technician
Auto Repair Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
83 satisfied customers
i have a 95 chevy s-10 blazer. the fuse keeps blowing that ...
i have a 95 chevy s-10 blazer. the fuse keeps blowing that is connected to the alternator. the fuse blows as soon as i turn on the ignition key. i think it is the #6 fuse in the fuse bloc located in t… read more
RIP
RIP
Lead Technician/ JA Car Category Mentor
High School or GED
452 satisfied customers
2005 chevy trailblazer: check engine light..due cylinder 2 misfire
I have recently brought my 2005 chevy trailblazer to the garage and had them test why my check engine light was on the said it was due cylinder 2 misfire they suggested changing the sparkplugs (which … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
Suburban: ignition control module located on a 1996 chev.
where is the ignition control module located on a 1996 chev. Suburban with a 5.7 vortec??… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Technical/Sales Trainer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,376 satisfied customers
How to install a mini high torque starter on a 67 Camaro?
I am installing a mini high torque starter into my 67 Camaro. I am not sure what wires should connect to the SINGLE spade terminal on the starter. My original starter had 2 connections; the I and S te… read more
Scott K
Scott K
Automotive Instructor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,330 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x