Q: 03 Silverado no crank no start with new starter, new battery, strange weak electrical noise coming from dash when trying to start

asked by on January 09, 2018

Installed a new starter motor/ solenoid. Started perfect 4 times, then no crank no start. Recently noticed a couple electrical issues happening in a week. After the no crank no start begin, then A/C actuator stopped working, and a pending ABS light. When attempting to start I can hear a strange electrical noise coming from the dash that sounds weak like maybe the ignition switch. I don't hear the sound when the truck actually starts.

What you are describing is obviously an electrical fault and thus will require a circuit trace, of at least the starting circuit, to resolve. Typically, this requires the factory wiring diagram from the service manual. If you want the required diagnostic steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get this resolved for you promptly. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to help you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Humming noise, wheel bearing issue, and two evap leaks

Regarding the right, front wheel bearing, you can confirm this diagnosis by turning left at moderate speeds (i.e. freeway on-ramp). The noise will increase during the turn (which loads the right front wheel bearings). Regarding the squeal while turning...

Coolant leak causing overheating

If you can see the leak, that is where you need to start. A cooling system cannot operate efficiently with a leak or low level condition. If there are no leaks, the problem could be the thermostat, this is the...

How do I customize the Delayed Door Lock?

When the Delayed Door Lock feature is on and you press the lock button when one of the doors is open, the locks will wait until all the doors are closed, delay for a few seconds, and then lock. Turning...

Related articles

2012 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2012 Toyota Highlander: Which One Should I Buy?
Large SUVs are a huge and broad market, with a range of different offerings from economy to luxurious. The majority of the SUVs and crossover SUVs offer decent gas mileage, plenty of room for friends and family to ride along...
2012 Chevrolet Silverado vs. 2012 Dodge Ram: Which One Should I Buy?
When you are looking for a way to get a load of mulch or gravel, or need to haul a large trailer or boat behind your vehicle, chances are you are looking for a truck. Trucks are not meant to...
The Best Used Cars to Buy if You're Hauling a Horse Trailer
Horse Horse owners need a vehicle with towing capacity. Depending on the size of your trailer and the weight of your horse or horses, you probably won’t be able to get away with less than a 3,000-pound towing capacity, and...