In this video I bring you through the process I use to diagnose a "crank, no start" on a Chevrolet Tahoe. I was told this happened right after the customer changed his power steering pump!? Could that be related to the issue? Let's find out. -Enjoy!
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50 thoughts on “Chevy tahoe: crank no start”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kickin it Wit blow says:

    Where you located?

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars JUST FIX IT! says:

    Been watching for years, thanks for helping me fix the wifes car today

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Never Surrender says:

    FIXED ME RIGHT UP! THANK YOU SIR! Had 2005 Silverado 5.3L….only thing different I checked for voltage at ground & saw 8 volts…. Needless to say tugged on ground behind PS pump & wire broke off eyelet. Mine was intermittent crank no start… Excellent video… I'm subscribing… Saved me a bunch of stress sir, TY TY TY & TY

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars S St says:

    Thank you for video. Excellent video. Gave me inside to why my truck might not start

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Phillip Hubbard says:

    Hello I love ur channel I have a 00 chevy blazer that won't start she cranks no spark I fix the security light wit the bypass smell gastook the test to everything power ingtion power change the pick up coil,egr,map,cap,wires,plugs,cps still nothing can't find the grounds please help if you can

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jayme Cuevas says:

    I am having a similar issue except, I have replaced the starter. When I initially replaced the starter, it turned over 3 consecutive times. The fourth time, landed me back to square 1.

    I thought the starter had gone bad and got it replaced through O'Reilly's. Turned out, when they tested it, it passed 3x using their Starter tester. They gave me a new one. Put the new one in, and nothing.

    Both the alternator and battery are good. I was thinking it may be a wiring issue but I've looked over and over and see no issue.

    *PS, spark plug, fuel pump, and all fuses and relays are good.

    Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
    -2005 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3 V8 106k miles

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Beau Johnson says:

    I appreciate the insight. Have one to diagnose today.

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Duke Zity says:

    Wow great video great. Great equipment ur brain lol I’m going to go Review my sister’s vehicle thanks man I’ll let you know

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Duke Zity says:

    That was disconnected and that caused all that

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mozy Hill says:

    Is there a reset button for the fuel pump for a 2001 Chevy tahoe

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kevin Schisler says:

    Thanks for your video help me out a lot

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tracy Renko says:

    My GMC 2004 1500 that’s were I found my problem

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Rob Gaskins says:

    Eric has saved me a whole lot of money and frustration using his videos to work on my 1999 Chevy Tahoe! I love this guy! Hero to the common working man

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars D.O.P.E G.A.M.E TV says:

    I have a 2000 z71 Tahoe that I’ve been having mysterious crank no start issues. If I don’t figure it out soon I may be shipping her to you from Georgia

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Sevaslee says:

    Need your help i have the same issue cant figure out what it is. All fuses checked , all grounds checked . Im lost

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Robert Shannon says:

    Fantastic job

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars tony brown says:

    GOOD JOB

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joey D’s says:

    Is that in the same ground location for a 07 Sierra 5.3 chasing my tail here
    Having no luck with my new programmed fpcm and all new parts and connections etc

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Matthew Grozier says:

    Good evening I have a 97 Chevy Silverado with similar issues cranks won't start I'm guessing it's the fuel pump and replace two of them I have a test engage I just haven't tested yet done a few other tests

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Willis Andrus says:

    My 2010 is doing exact same thing
    I have pulled power control center
    Didn't find any ground issues .my scan tool says 0 fuel pressure but it runs

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Eric Tennis says:

    Ok let me ask you a question. I bought a 05 6.0 yukon, battery was dead, I picked up a use one put it in started up just fine. Drove it 6-7 miles parked it stated it up 30 min later took it to get cleaned up. Next morning nothing so I replaced the started, wouldn’t crack,it just click. Turn off the a/c got to crank, but won’t start. checked to see if spark no spark. My question is where can what sends spark to the coil packs or what give it power?

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars JAR says:

    Best grease monkey on this side of the mississippi river 🤣🍺✌🇺🇸🇺🇸

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Curtis Avery says:

    How do i contact you with questions about car repair?

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Derick Trx says:

    Thanks for this video here! I have been working on trying to find the trouble with a 2500 Chevy I’ve just put a power steering pump on. And now it want start. Hopefully that’s the trouble. A bad ground…. I will look into it.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars claudetoledo says:

    I have a question. I have a 2004 chevy avalanche 5.3 I have crank no start problem. I have 50 psi on the fuel rail, I have injector pulse but no park on the coil. I think it's a crankshaft sensor bit I can't get the old sensor out of the engine block. How would I get that out? Or is that even the problem? I was driving down the eway & it just shut off. The only code was knock sensor banks low voltage.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars God bless America 🇺🇸 says:

    You are the best

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Juan Leyva says:

    04 Chevy truck 1500 starts stops in 2 seconds. No security light on ,no windows or locks work. Where do I start. No code reader power.

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Devin Bounking says:

    Need help man my Tahoe doing the same.

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars 713- 4LiFe says:

    So my sis calls me that she went to start her tahoe as soon as she turn the key to start the tahoe stayed stuck in crank no start. I get there the tahoe is cranking without the key???? It's like if when you try to manually start it with a screwdriver. Anyone have any idea it could be?

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars JASON MICHAEL ROSS lll of Norway says:

    I've been having the same damn problem my 2002 avalanche ever since I took the catalytic converter's off I want to straight pipe saying and then I will order the simulators and it was working fine now all the sudden it just quit when I was driving I had to get towed home I changed everything alternator starter fuel pump sensor everything and I still can't get it running

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brandon Dohme says:

    Thank you! This helped me out tremendously! This was the exact story as the vehicle I was working on (power steering pump replacement) and no start afterwards.

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars codi benally says:

    Eric the car guy

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars codi benally says:

    Hey I'm having a huge problem my truck isn't wanting to start at the 2002 Chevy Tahoe Z71 but for some reason the back tail lights dim out completely when I turn the key over every time I turn the key or even put power on the key fob the rear windshield wiper comes on has anybody ever had that problem yet thanks in advance I'd really appreciate it as a New Year's thank you

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TonyDont PlayThat says:

    🔴 What does NO RPM signal mean❓If it hadn't have a signal then what…. where would you have checked.

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mechanicsville804 says:

    Thanks!
    John 3:3
    3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars juan melendez says:

    I have 2003 GMC ENVOY START BUT NOT CRANK

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars king21 w says:

    Wish i would have found this a while ago… whelp i now know what to look for in my suburban when it gives me issues

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lab Rat life says:

    What scanner do you suggest for the average diyer under $500?
    Another great video. Thanks!

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars cody campbell says:

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  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Car doctor says:

    Hello brother you have whatsapp number?

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars 2131 Garage says:

    Hello. Another great video. So I have an 2000 Silverado that not getting injector pulse. It will run on starting fluid. I’m getting the correct fuel pressure. My question is what gives it injector signal. I read that the crank position sensor does that. But before I change that I’m going to check all the grounds. Thanks for the good content.

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Richard Adair says:

    Great job man👍🏾…..I'm going thru a starting problem now, wish you were my mechanic👨‍🔧

  43. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jonathan Mackey says:

    I have a 98 f150 that won't start could this be my problem it did back fire and then stoped working no spark

  44. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gary Withrow says:

    I done an LS swap on a Tahoe 2001 does the computer have to be flashed And who can do it

  45. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Raymond Randall says:

    The same thing is going on with my truck I'll check that out in the morning.

  46. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Juddy Donk says:

    Thank you Eric O! I just mended my Sierra thanks to this video. No parts required!

  47. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars LIMITLESS WORX says:

    I got a crazy one for u. Iam stumped. I have a 2007 tahoe and went to replace motor mount on drivers side and was gonna remove steering shaft was banging on it to seperate problem is now it won't start never had problem till then

  48. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Ya Tu Sabes says:

    Very Nice, I Like How You Broke It Down With Your Thought Process Along The Way! 💯

  49. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Dillon says:

    Did you have rpm signal on the dash when doing this