Truck will not start

Asked by Mar 29, 2018 at 04:16 PM about the 1971 Chevrolet C/K 10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Recently my truck shut down and I couldn't get it to start because of no spark.
Replaced Ignition control module, and aftermarket HEI coil. Truck ran for a
while but shut down. I turn key to run position, all electrical good until I turn to
start. Truck clicks and everything shuts down. No idea what to else to try.

1 Answer

990

Make sure battery has a full charge and battery connections all good. The generic spec for a full charge is 12,6 volts, use a digital multimeter across battery posts to read. You can leave meter leads touching the battery posts, have helper turn key to crank, how far does the voltage reading drop? Another thought is to check primary voltage to ignition coil, goes hot with the key on.

Your Answer

Chevrolet C/K 10 Experts

  • #1
    CaptPKelly
    Reputation
    1,080
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    440
  • #3
    John Carson
    Reputation
    390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
1,111 listings starting at $5,900
Used Ford F-100
3 listings
Used Chevrolet Blazer
16 listings starting at $3,295
Used Ford Mustang
1,190 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
501 listings starting at $19,495
Used Chevrolet Impala
127 Great Deals out of 1,055 listings starting at $2,488

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.