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Car won't start right
Hi there. To be honest, the only help we could offer is to complete a car is hard to start inspection at your location. There could be multiple issues going on with your Blazer, so it's best to have a...
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Loud sound when eccelaratjng.
Hello Hazel, thank you for writing in. When the noise is associated with acceleration, then the issue is likely exhaust, transmission, or engine related. There is also the option that the RPMs are reaching higher levels before the vehicle shifts....
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low idle runs better when map sensor is unplugged boggs down
Hello. Unplugging a sensor to see if it will make any difference is an old-fashioned way to test a sensor on an engine. If the vehicle runs better without the sensor unplugged it most likely means that the sensor is...
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Engine wants to bog out on idle
Hello. It sounds like you have an issue with your idle air control valve, weak fuel pressure, or carbon buildup blocking your throttle body. More than likely it is the idle air control valve. It is meant to regulate engine...
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I bought a starter relay but not sure where its located
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The starter relay is located in the main fuse box under your hood. On the back of the fuse box lid will be a diagram which will tell you what relay you want...
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My 2001 Chevrolet Blazer won't start after installing radio
Hello. It sounds like you may have a problem with either a low battery or a bad connection at the battery. This can easily occur when doing electrical work like this. It is also possible that a fuse blew when...
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BRAKES KEEP NEEDING BLED
If your vehicle is equipped with anti-lock braking, you have to either bleed the ABS pump and valving (per Factory Service Manual instructions) or use a bi-directional scan tool to remotely actuate the ABS system during brake bleeding. Otherwise, in...
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Fuel pump - 1998 Chevrolet Blazer
hello - yes, this could be the fuel pump failing, but could also be the fuel pump fuse(s) or relay. Either of these would cause the fuel pump to stop working, even if it was good. I recommend a car...
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Fuel pump
Make sure the fuel gauge is actually accurate. Maybe "half a tank" is "empty"? It is relatively easy to rule out the fuel pump by testing the pressure on the fuel rail but that will not tell you anything about...
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Why does my abs light only come on after I drive above 15mph. When I break it shuts off
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information simultaneously to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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won't start in damp weather
In my experience, the most common cause for a no start in damp weather conditions on these vehicles is a loss of spark. Most of the time, it will come down to a failed/cracked distributor cap, or a faulty ignition...
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Truck will rank but no start. Back fires through intake
With the information that you have provided, it sounds to me like the distributor may have been installed 180 degrees out of rotation. If the engine is turning over so easy that it sounds like there are no plugs in...
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Turns over but won't start.. 2001 Chevrolet Blazer
Hello - your symptoms and diagnostic efforts still make me suspect that there isn't adequate fuel pressure when you first try to crank it. The fact that it sometimes starts on the second effort reinforces this. If the fuel check...
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Number 4 fuse keeps blowing.
A little further diagnosis will be required to find out what component along the circuit powered by this fuse keep blowing it and causing the other issues. Things like a component with an internal short or corrosion causing a shorted...
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I was in an accident and my airbags did not deploy.
If you have some proof that your vehicles supplemental restraint system was operational before the accident like a recent repair, this may carry some weight. The supplemental restraint system uses sensors around the vehicle to determine whether it is experiencing...
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My key is stuck in the ignition.
The female screw hole is not the release, but there is a slim slot very close to that which is the release and it can be activated using a small flat blade tool like a small flat head screwdriver.Consider hiring...
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Hey luis my cars fuel meter always says its full and i wanted to know how much would it be to fix this problem?
Hi...the cost will vary quite a bit because the underlying fault could range from something as simple as a high resistance electrical connection in the fuel tank sending unit circuit to a dash gauge failure or a sending unit failure....
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i have a 1998 chevy blazer,2bwheeldrive,4.3engine. put a new fuel pump in it. but very hard to crank,spraygasinbreather,it cranks.
Make sure the gas in the tank is not old or contaminated. Although the fuel pump is new, if you have a no start situation, you should still verify the actual fuel pressure as well as injector operation. On cold...
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2001 Chevy Blazer distributor install.. it is at top dead center and the rotor lines up with the 6 but is not seated all the way.
If you are using the marks on the harmonic balancer to find TDC, occasionally the balancer will have shifted (the rubber bond breaks) causing the timing mark to be some degrees off. Consequently, the crankshaft is not really at TDC...
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It has a new fuel pump regulator and filter but not getting gas to the throttle body
The best thing to do is measure the fuel pressure on the fuel rail (the fuel injectors are plugged into the fuel rail). There should be a port on the fuel rail for this purpose. There is normally pressure on...

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