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Engine suddenly stopped when driving and will not even turn…

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Engine suddenly stopped when...

Engine suddenly stopped when driving and will not even turn over

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the engine spark at all? Is there a trouble code or is your "check engine light" on?

Check engine light is on but has been on to replace glow plugs

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

2011

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

Tried nothing yet, in Houston in middle of tropical storm

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

Truck started and ran fine before this incident

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: GMC
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GMC Mechanic: JFN1, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago
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It won't even crank at this point? Do headlights, radio, etc. continue to work?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
headlights and radio work but it will not attempt to crank
GMC Mechanic: JFN1, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago

OK. Is the Service Engine Soon light on with the key on?

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GMC Mechanic: JFN1, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago

Is the SECURITY light or message staying on with key on?

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