1999 Chevy Tahoe will not start

Asked by Aug 28, 2017 at 09:22 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1999 Chevy Tahoe we have done a
complete tune-up we replace the fuel pump the
fuel filter the coil the crankshaft position sensor
the ECM module and it still will not start when I put
the key in the ignition the fuel gauge says it has
gas when I turn the ignition on the fuel gauge goes
straight to empty all the gauges are fluctuating and
the gate is says to check gauges light is on also
the service engine light is on I have tried everything
possible on the internet that says try this try that
nothing seems to work will somebody please help
me out I don't know what else to do and have no
more money thank you

1 Answer

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does engine turn over? if so you need to check and see if your getting gas to throttle. best and easy way to check what could be the problem is to get some starting fluid and spray it down into throttle body. if it trys to start and run for awail then that means the fuel pump is not delievering fuel and you are getting spark. if it doesnt start or run for a bit after spraying starting fluid you may have a no spark issue. also you saying the gas gauge is not working, you more then likely may have hooked the wires up wrong. iv seen many people forget to hook ground wire up right. ground wire not connected will not let pump come on and not show fuel level.

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