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The stop and hazardfuse keeps and now the engine won't

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The stop and hazardfuse...

The stop and hazardfuse keeps blown and now the engine won't start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Yes their fine

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

97 suburban LT

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Suburban yourself? What have you tried so far?

Well the fuse blows when I hit the break and then shortly after that it wouldn't start and I am lost in with the situation

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I was attempting to re-wire a new trailer plug

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question.

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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you any way I can.

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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Does the engine crank over and not start or does it not crank over at all?

Are you looking for possible causes?

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
phone would be great call me
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Ok, I can call you right now.

However, they do cost extra.

You should be able to request a phone call on your end.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I guess I don't have the money in my card will have to do it texting
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Ok, no problem.

Does the engine crank over and not start or does it not crank over at all?

Are you looking for possible causes?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I got the fused to stop blowing it was a shorted wire but But the engine just turns over and doesn't fire
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Thank you for that information.

We need to check all other fuses and check for spark while cranking.

Let me know.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
All the fuses under the hood and front of the driver seat are good and the fuses in the cab in front of the driver seat are good
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Excellent

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I have spark
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Ok, now lets see if the engine runs on starting fluid.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I don't have starting fluid and I'm only one person
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

Ok, well, looks like you have some work to do.

You can check this tomorrow and reply back.

Talk to you then

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Hey it starts on starting fluid that's it
Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 10 months ago

If it starts on starting fluid, we have a fuel delivery issue.

Either there is no fuel pressure for some reason or the fuel injectors are not opening when cranking.

You can check fuel pressure and fuel pump and circuit operation. I would recommend to start there first.

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Chevy Mechanic: AMEDEE, CHEVY TECHNICIAN replied 9 months ago

Hello there!

I am just checking in to see how things are going and to see if you need any further assistance?

If so, please let me know as I will be happy to help.

Best Regards,

Amedee

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