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I have an 88 c1500 4.3l that will not start. The battarie is…

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Second opinion] hi there...

Second opinion] hi there i have an 88 c1500 4.3l that will not start

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

The battarie is good the starter is good and i changed out the ignition sitch also

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 88 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i am

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

I have no power to my starter relay

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Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago
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Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago

To avoid asking you to do something you’ve already tried, can you tell me what troubleshooting steps you’ve already attempted?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i tested the battarie which is good. I also tested the starter an that is good. I removed and installd new ignition switch, park nutral, and turn signal switch. I also inspected all the wires too and from all the parts on this list but then I found out I have no power to the starter relay on any terminal
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago

ok.

i certainly seems to be a wiring problem,really hard to find.

the only thing you can do here is to start back-tracing the switch[purple] wire from the starter solenoid to the switch till you find power with the switch in the start position..

the only thing i can do for you here is to give you a wire diagram of the starting systen

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I have the repair manuaule from hayes alredy I have power to every thing when the key is on. but nothing not evan a click when I try to start
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago

ok..you need to start sesting the small purple wire on the starter solenoid..and follow it back till you find power with the switch in start..i would think a wire that wire is broken somewhere

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Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 6 months ago

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