Hey guys. You might remember me from a while back, I had the 2003 GMC
Sonoma that refused to start, or if it did start would run very
Well, we did manage to fix it, and it only cost us $75.
Apparently, it was a combination of a practically dead battery (I'm
pretty sure it was the one that it came off the assembly line with,
actually) and lose battery cables when we swapped batteries the first
time. Confusing to me, but we went and picked up a new battery from
the Wal-Mart (which has more to do with the fact that I can get the
new one swapped out in practically any town in America now and not so
much the make of that particular battery), dropped it it, made sure it
was bolted up tight, and the truck fired right up and ran, and has
been running perfectly, if a little gas hungry, for a week now.
So anyways, if you're having ignition trouble or stuttering while
running, you may want to check your battery and make sure it's still
Thanks for the tips guys!