Mechanics

CHEVY NO START

2002 Chevrolet Astro

Electrical problem
2002 Chevy Astro 6 cyl All Wheel Drive Automatic 135000 miles

02 astro van. While starting, hear fuel pump start, relays engage, but nothing happens. Park or neutral.
headlights stay on.
keep trying and eventually starter will engage and engine starts.
battery is due for replacement.
fuel pump replaced 14 months ago.
daily driver 36 mi one way to work.
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Dadforseven
April 24, 2010.



Does, it try to start? It just doesnt engage?

Legitimate007
Apr 24, 2010.
Sounds like its going through the start sequence, turn key to start, hear the start relay engage but starter does not engage or spin.
Cycling the ignition switch and eventually starter will engage and start motor.
Wonder if the starter has a flat spot.

Tiny
Dadforseven
Apr 29, 2010.
Yeah I suspect that also, could be a chipped tooth on the starter or flexplate. Or the starter, could just be having a problem with engaging.

Legitimate007
Apr 30, 2010.
Replaced the starter. Problem solved.
Open winding when starter is at high ambient heat, after cooling starter would work.

Tiny
Dadforseven
May 31, 2010.
Awesome, thanx for coming to 2carpros. Com