If so, this is a Passlock problem. If I touch the solenoid terminal of the starter with a hot wire the starter runs and the engine starts. Is it sealed or one you can check for water. Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for all of your replacement needs! Gm seems to be aware since above repair implies a reworking design of wire working. I had one problem with the battery before, last November, when I left my parking lights on. I had to pay for total repair as it was not covered under warranty.
Dealer said they never experienced anything like that before, but would have to replace the entire assembly. Remove the bolt on the battery ground where the black battery cable ends up , clean it, and put it back in again. Is that the Maxx battery? I asked dealer about it, they said it would be expensive to diagnose because they would have to trace the wiring harness, removing seat and dashboard. I complained to gm on a couple of occasions and was given a case. Until one of the other problematic resistances goes up, at which point it will return to being stubborn. A starter is an electric motor that engages your flexplate to spin your engine on startup. The car has had some electrical problems going back about a year and a few months that I have neglected to fix.
The current mileage was approximately 73,000. Cheers, Ken If your able to have the car's computer scanned for code s this could help or give direction into why the engine wont start. System leak pressurized evap would not hold. All Replacement brand items are backed by a 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician diagnosed that there was a broken wire in the btsi solenoid terminal which needed to be replaced. On return and after successfully starting the car I found the stick shift access button could not be pushed, despite following the recommended procedures, and the car was stuck in park.
Use of the Chevrolet Impala wiring diagram is at your own risk. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. May 11, 2011 Does your security light flash if you turn your key to the 'on' position? Hey, your mechanic is gonna pull a diagram. Gm claims it is not part of the power train. When you start the car you have to manually check the door locks to make sure they have all locked. Keep your hands and distance away from the coil when checking.
When I take the hot wire off the terminal the engine dies. Don't go by the fact the radio turns on or other accessories, as so many people do thinking it's not the battery. I let it rest for about 20 and started it 3 times with no problems. The approximate failure mileage was not available. Repair commented: replaced connector and repaired wire working as designed at this time. It should restart after 10 minutes. Could the battery have a dry cell or something? Under the steering wheel there is a small removable cap that you can take off and put a small screw driver up into and press the plunger in and it will release the key.
Inside of the center console to the right and down inside beneath the shifter handle there is a button that you can depress that enables you to move the car out of park. I thought this was a power train problem since the part allows the transmission to engage, and therefore should be covered under warranty. Then this morning the car would not start. Chevrolet mechanic found electrical problem and made following comments on the repair order. . Later car went in for complete trans.
Electric pigtail ground wire for shifting broke. If the car start and runs you know its fuel related. How old is the battery? An Original Battery Is 7+ To 8+ Years Old! In addition, when you park the car and hit the door lock key all the door locks will not lock. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician diagnosed that there was a broken wire in the btsi solenoid terminal which needed to be replaced. In addition, a vapor canister, a vent solenoid, a fuel tank vent valve were replaced. However, hooking it up to a portable jumper brought it back to life with no problems. I did not leave any lights or switches on, so I am assuming it must be some sort of problem with the electrical system.
Could not take out of park. Check for wire damage at the btsi connector terminal ends. Car still acts as if the shifter is not going to shift. Says nithing she can do and refuses to admit issue. Now I See What You Mean About The Inter-Lock Switches. Clicking is caused by a high resistance connection in the high current starter circuit.