Chevy Silverado won't start.

Asked by Apr 20, 2017 at 08:17 AM about the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT1 Ext. Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Driving to work this morning stopped at a gas
station. Came back to my truck, attempt to start it
one click and completely dead. No accessory lights,
no noise, like someone completely stole the battery.
One of the lovely gas station attendents hooked it
up to his 2500. Which got the accessory lights to
turn on, can hear the solenoid click but no such
luck on starting it. Wondering if it could be a bad
ground, completely dead battery? I mean when it's
about to be jumped the solenoid is clicking so I
don't think it's the starter. Never had any issues
starting it.

1 Answer

73,655

It could be all of that, it should have started with a jump. But if the battery has a short in it, there wouldn't be enough charge to turn over the starter. Not to rule the starter out. Should have the battery checked out first, if all is good with it, then look at the starter. Also check the battery connections, may be corroded, and the battery cables to see if there in good shape, no visible corrosion at the connector ends.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,480
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    1,980
  • #3
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    1,700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
254 Great Deals out of 10,796 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford F-150
450 Great Deals out of 10,155 listings starting at $1,400
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
8 Great Deals out of 778 listings starting at $3,995
Used Dodge Ram 1500
46 Great Deals out of 523 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Tundra
25 Great Deals out of 870 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
30 Great Deals out of 847 listings starting at $5,990
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
3 Great Deals out of 672 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Colorado
17 Great Deals out of 1,444 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
22 Great Deals out of 891 listings starting at $6,800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
4 listings starting at $9,995
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
24 Great Deals out of 844 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang
7 Great Deals out of 1,156 listings starting at $2,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 5,997 listings starting at $24,830
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 200 listings starting at $25,991
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 447 listings starting at $14,995
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 383 listings starting at $18,191
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 215 listings starting at $12,980

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.