1996 Chevrolet C1500 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


In the first part of your post, are you saying, you have to jump starter relay in order to get it to start? I looked at info for 96 c1500, 5.0L engine. If I understand you correctly, check the control side of relay, left side in the diagram. It needs voltage and ground both. Ground is a chassis ground, voltage comes from crank position of ignition switch and is wired through the clutch or neutral switch, depending on the tranny.
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1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on May 12, 2017 | 263 views


change the settings of wiring and get button and connect horn wire to it

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 22, 2016 | 56 views


look in glove compartment the ratio will be on that sticker in back of glove box

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 18, 2015 | 65 views


Shop manual will give step by step, with photos and proper torque specs. These are cheap--why do people resist buying one?

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 08, 2015 | 62 views


When the key switch is off and the engine is not running, do you have power to the coil ? Could be a problem with the key switch.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 04, 2015 | 257 views


Pressure regulator in the oil pump is bad or there is significant main bearing wear

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 06, 2014 | 514 views


check 12V at pump terminal when on/cranking

hear/feel pump operation (if external to tank)

if low pressure (carby) disconnect fuel line and observe flow. If high pressure (FI) connect fuel pressure guage and observe pressure. Check fuel filter while doing all this. Filters are the source of many problems that start people messing with fuel pumps.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 15, 2014 | 133 views


YOu should be able to time it somewhat without unplugging anything and if you get it close the computer will see that it stays when it is running.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 29, 2014 | 34 views


The left brake lite out means your turn signal is out on that bulb. replace that bulb and both should work properly!

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 05, 2014 | 56 views


Use a multimeter at the plug to pump! If there is no power, check the fuses under the dash, as well as the fuse box under the hood! The lid under the hood will tell you which fuse operates the fuel system. Could just be a bad fuse, or a broken wire!

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Apr 18, 2014 | 35 views


is it just the inside lights on the dash not working. it may just be the bulb/s they can both go at the same time. also the second relay is on top of the steering column a bit of a pain to get to. think you can get to it with the dash out..

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Mar 24, 2014 | 66 views


you either have created a leak or an injector is stuck wide open and leaking down. Hook up a fuel pressure gauge and power up the injectors one at a time and see which one is doing the fuel pressure drop.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 01, 2014 | 31 views


lets me all shook up !!! ,, give me more details ,,, dieing to know what happens in third,,, is it general loss of power or a shudder like a missfire ,,,, i will help best i can but need more

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 07, 2013 | 28 views


behind water pump on the face of the block

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 05, 2013 | 37 views


should be easy enough. Here is a video from youtube so you can't miss them.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3kJrb8KuWY
you will have to remove a lot to get to them.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 05, 2013 | 29 views


most likely a leak from intake manifold.

1996 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 04, 2013 | 55 views

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