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2005 avalanche and the car started and the emergency brake light (brake was not pushed)came on and service 4 WD message. I shut the car off, unplugged positive side of battery for 5 minutes, cleared the codes with computer and avalanche will not even turn over now. trying to get home at this point but need the car to start. thanks

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the brake fluid? How's the level and when was it last changed?

Could that cause the car not to start? When I changed the brakes it looked fine but did not check today.

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

Yes, disconnected the battery and cleared any codes with computer

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does the security light stay on or flash with the ignition on?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I think it was flashing

ok..make sure you have that battery cable on tight..

then unlock the doors with the remote,,,it should start then.

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if no remote unlock the drivers door with the key

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let me know

thanks

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I already did that and it doesn't even turn over just hear the fuel pump and everything thing else
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I will get the codes tomorrow

ok,,

yes,,get those codes.

also.

first, lets try something simple,,

Remove both battery cables from the battery, turn on the ignition, touch and hold both the - and the + cables together for 5 seconds, turn off the ignition, then re-install them back to the battery..then unlock the doors with the remote

let me know if this fixed the problem

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I got ride home and will try in the morning

that will be fine

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Will not start and codes B1025,B1035,B1045 and B1055

please stand by. Perhaps one of the other guys has a better idea of what is going on here.

someone will be right with you.

thanks

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Hello there, I am Cam.

I am Licensed technician at a GM dealership with more than 16 years experience. 
Like you, I am a user of this website and as such, any billing questions should be sent to customer service.

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So those codes do not help us, those are codes for the speakers.

When you turn the key on, do you see the check engine light?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
found fuse for ignition burned up changed it but still will not start
Is there damage to the fuse block? Wiring damage under the fuse block?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks for help
Ok, which exact fuse was it?
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
40amp ignition fuse under hood
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Never seen that blow out before thinking starter or other issues

Well that fuse does feed the starter, so a faulty starter solenoid or the wiring to the solenoid will take that fuse out. That fuse also feeds part of the ignition switch which is why you noticed those lights. If your starter is getting power on the smaller terminal with the key in crank then your starter has indeed failed. They are common enough for this on these engines.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks for backup thought but put that in 3 years ago. Guess parts are weak these days thanks again
Just double check wiring first, I would hate for you to replace a starter to find it’s just a wiring issue to the starter or under the steering column.
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