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Did you happen to find small pieces of plastic in the driver's floorboard? If so you unwittingly found the problem. The brake light switch is mounted so its plunger presses against a small plastic insert. The insert is pushed into a hole in the break pedal arm. When the brake is not depressed it rests the the upmost position so when the insert (when intact and unbroken) does the pushing up against the brake light switch plunger. Check the condition of the insert in the brake pedal arm and replace if necessary.

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have you checked for trouble codes out of your list of parts the crankshaft sensor could if faulty cause problem but so could fuel pump fuel circuit cat converter etc just throwing parts and most are evap wont fix problem

2005 Chevrolet... | 59 views | 2 helpful votes


You've taken care of some really good things to check. A sensor would be my bet too. However, you could be dealing with a set of loose connectors, most likely a wiring harness when they changed out your transmission; I'd look where the engine-transmission join, or anyplace they would have had to disconnect wires to get to the transmission. They could have been loosely connected, and have come further apart. Perhaps if you find some loose connections, zip tie it or rubber band it together if the connector is cracked or broken.

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What do you mean , tries to start ? When you turn the key to start what happens ? Starter clicks , starter spins the engine around . Doesn't start an run . ,what ? Now it just so happens that your vehicle does not have a relay switch . Does the car have automatic trans . or manual ? Power from the ignition switch goes through the park neutral position switch to the starter solenoid S terminal for auto trans , An through the clutch pedal position switch for a manual trans .

Your best bet , have a qualified repair shop check it out .

1995 Chevrolet... | 57 views | 5 helpful votes


Your battery is dead. Why it is dead is another investigation. Is it getting charged? If not the alternator could be gone.
Charge the battery, or if it is 6+ years old, replace the battery, charge, and then test.
If it runs ok with a charged battery, but the battery keeps running down, then it is likely the alternator or something in the charging circuit.

OK, now we know you have checked the battery. The door locks not opening and the relay failing to pull up means they are not getting enough juice. So if it's not the battery, then its something else in the electrical system. Because two completely separate systems (locks, starter/relay) are affected, it is something common to both of them. But go ahead and check the fuses anyway. Also check all electrical connections (Battery and other) for corrosion or looseness

2005 Chevrolet... | 45 views | 0 helpful votes


Could just be a loose spark plug wire. Depending on how long it's been sitting animals tend to hide under the hood may have knocked it loose. Drive it to orileys or autozone and they can scan your computer if you have a check engine light on which in my experience with a misfire it sets off the check engine light or your gas could be old also.

1996 Chevrolet... | 42 views | 3 helpful votes


MOST LIKELY A BAD GROUND TAKES A LOT OF TESTING TO FIND IT

2004 Chevrolet... | 35 views | 0 helpful votes


One is the mode switch and the other is the temp control switch. Do this, start the engine then open the hood and listen for a hiss indicating a vacuum leak on the vacuum reservoir or a broken hose going to the heater control the hoses on this vehicle have to be very brittle by now so get some vacuum hose and have at it I think the vacuum reservoir may be mounted to the hood. I hope this helps. Take care. If this isn't it you can use testimonial to contact me with questions.

Chevrolet Cars &... | 1,043 views | 1 helpful votes


Replace the wiper motor assembly. I would guess that you have destroyed the logic in the control assembly. Electronics do not like being reversed on polarity.

2005 Chevrolet... | 60 views | 0 helpful votes


The fuel pump circuit was a common cause for this . Any place between the pump and fuse can have a bare spot in the insulation intermittently bumping into metal . I believe the injectors may run on the same circuit so check their wiring also .

1992 Chevrolet... | 24 views | 0 helpful votes


Please elaborate on what you mean by “single setup”

1986 Chevrolet... | 64 views | 0 helpful votes


It will be ok to drive but it would have put the geometry out on the steering which will cause tyre wear.

Chevrolet Cars &... | 34 views | 2 helpful votes


It has a fusible link an it is connected at the starter solenoid B+ terminal .

2005 Chevrolet... | 32 views | 0 helpful votes


I suspect you have a broken clutch drum or stripped splined shaft inside of the transmission. Even if the electronics failed you would still have 2nd, neutral, reverse, and park so the problem is most likely mechanical. Odds are pretty good that the transmission will need to be removed and repaired or replaced.

2004 Chevrolet... | 26 views | 0 helpful votes

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