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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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Had the common miss now and then, with the tach flutter,

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Had the common miss now and then, with the tach flutter, ever since I've had it....
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: But this morning it has an elect. problem in the ign. and will not even start...
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: all terms ok it will turn over well but does not fire not a fuel problem gave it a sniff of responce
JA: What year is your Chevy?
Customer: 1996 454
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: looking for probable causes right now usually do my own work had a shop back a long time ago
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: 70s in Dallas, while in grad school was raised around a truck shop
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Are you saying that the engine will not crank over?

Can I start by getting your VIN?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
no, cranks fine
No fire..
gave it a small sniff of either, no response...
seems to be electrical
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I'll walk out and get the vin
be right back
it is a 454 v8
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

So there is no spark right to the spark plugs right? Does the check engine light come on with the key on?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
engine light does not come on
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
no fire
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Does the fuel pump run while cranking?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
did not notice, but had no response to a sniff of either....
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Ok, well, we need to start by checking fuel pressure, and power to the ignition system.. ignition module and coil.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
OK, I will do that....
how do I get back to you???
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Just reply back to me on this page. Also, keep in mind, we can talk on the phone if you would like..

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Be back after checking....
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 10 months ago.

Sounds good!