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Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Chevrolet Silverado 3500, Truck
#449 of 1497 2500HD Quits Running ('02)
Jul 16, 2005 (2:29 pm)
I have a 2002 Silverado LT 2500 HD Crew Cab with 8.1 gas engine and Allison transmission. 92,000 miles. Has been best truck I've owned. Problems started 4-5 weeks ago. When driving down the road the truck will die. It normally happens while sitting at a red light, but has happened once or twice on the highway. It will usually start after about 30 seconds, although it has caused me to run batteries all the way down twice and not start. First shop visit: shop said it was fuel filter or fuel pump. They checked filter, said it was ok, decided it was fuel pump. Replaced pump with AC Delco. Quit running again 3 miles of leaving shop. 2nd shop visit: Shop checked computer and said it was ignition problem and needed a new crank sensor. Replaced that after being down July 4 weekend. Quit again next day. 3rd shop visit; Took to local Chevy dealer. They said batteries were bad. Replaced batteries, same thing. 4th visit: took it to the biggest area Chevy dealer. They suspected burnt terminal on fuel pump. I disagreed- had new pump- but paid them to check it anyway. Bottom line: fuel pump ok. They gave up; couldn't figure it out. It just quit on me awhile ago on a busy city street. Anyone have similar problems?
#450 of 1497 RE: 1990 Chevy Silverado Won't Start, Must cool down first
Jul 16, 2005 (7:50 pm)
Repeat ..... Now that we have determined the truck name and style was changed...Does anybody know how to solve my problem? I have a 1990 standard shift, Chevy Silverado with 5.7/350 engine. After driving the truck and parking it for a few minutes, I get back in and it won't start. Doesn't even crank. Have replaced heat shields, clutch safety, fuel filter, starter and solenoid. Starter is not draggy either.
Will eventually start when it cools down. This only happens in warm weather. Engine temperature is normal and everything else works as it should including electrical
Any help would be appreciated.
#451 of 1497 RE: 1990 Chevy Silverado Won't Start, Must cool down first [dj8]
Jul 17, 2005 (6:55 am)
Have you tried to jump start it when you have the problem? That would tell you real quick if the problem was battery related.
#452 of 1497 Battery and power are good
Jul 17, 2005 (6:12 pm)
Battery and power are good. Have checked.
#453 of 1497 Re: 2500HD Quits Running ('02) [tenaha1]
Jul 18, 2005 (5:46 am)
I have a 1500 2002 Chevy Silverado in the shop as of yesterday. It just dies and I cannot begin to understand save for the fact that it turns over and tends to get fuel when something or another cools down and allows it to. What happens is it's nice and "cooled" off (the engine temp never gets high) and I am able to go about 70-80 miles and then it will start to "pull", the idle gets sluggish and when I slow down to 30 or 40...it dies and I cannot restart it for a few hours. I replaced the fuel filter, I know it is not the pump b/c I have heard it kick on time and time again and this is the second time it has done this...so it's obviously not the pump if the thing is getting gas. I'm thinking some kind of sensor is overheating? Is there a fuel sensor that will not code when scanned? My rear 02 sensors (the heater part of them) are dead, but I do not see them as having any affect on this problem. I do not want to keep putting this thing in the shop I'm just a poor college student for cryin out loud.
#454 of 1497 Re: 1990 Chevy Silverado Won't Start, Must cool down first [dj8]
Jul 18, 2005 (6:06 am)
i've posted such a message. I haven't done much as of yet, but change the fuel filter. I'm nearly certain it is not the pump. My gauges all read fine and there are no codes when it is scanned. It's in the shop now.
#455 of 1497 After market Head Unit
Jul 18, 2005 (10:21 am)
I have a 2005 Silverado K1500 Crew Cab SLE Trim. Looking for reccomendations on a head unit that plays MP3s and has built in Sirius satelite radio. Any suggestions?
#456 of 1497 Re: 1990 Chevy Silverado Won't Start, Must cool down first [dj8]
Jul 18, 2005 (12:12 pm)
This may be a long shot but have you look at the ignition distributor? It was a recall item on my truck. Really simple item.
#457 of 1497 1990 code 22
Jul 16, 2005 (9:44 pm)
hi my name is judy
We have a 1991 chevy silvorado with w 1990 4.3 sticker on engine fan blades protector
Yet our regisdtration and title say 1991 model
it needed a throttle position sensor according to codes scan
So ! We went to napa parts store and the parts man sold me a tps for this code 22 problem and that year 1991 truck
I had my husband open the hood and try to install this sensor .....
Just to find out it is not same as what is on the truck
it looks and bolts totally differently
original one looks rounder
this one looks remarkably like a ford style one used on their throttle bodies etc ..
what is the reason for this change ?
And do we indeed have a Truck of 1990 or 1991 ?
I just would like to know what you think would be wise to do as we dont have lots of money to go to a garage to have it fixed
Also I personally know how to tell if this truck is a 1500 thing or whatever the other categories are ...
the original sensor looks rounder if that makes sense I do not know alot about these parts
Thank you for your time and consideration
#458 of 1497 Re: 1990 code 22 [judygirl]
Jul 17, 2005 (5:03 am)
There should be a sticker on the inside of the drivers door, could be on the door itself, or could be on the door jamb. If the sticker is still there, a month and year of manufacture will be listed. See what that one says.
As far as the part goes, I'd take it off and show it to the parts store clerk. That way he/she can pull both the '90 and '91 parts and compare them.