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2003 chevy Silverado 150 turn the key on to start the truck,

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2003 chevy Silverado 150 turn the key on to start the truck
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: on you start it then it dies
JA: What is the model of your '03 Chevy?
Customer: silverado
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes nothing yet
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I repeat to start the motor and it dies try neutral to it dies
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.


I have a 2003 chevy 2500 that was acting similarly.

When you turn the key to run (just one click before it cranks the starter) can you hear a buzz from the fuel pump for about 3 seconds?

Sometimes it's easiest to hear with a helper listening at the fuel filler door.

Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a scan tool?