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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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Driving down the road and my 95 Chevy silverado sputtered and died. Now it Won't start what could this be?
It is very possible that the fuel pump is going bad. Many times when the fuel pump fails this can cause the vehicle to die due to lack of fuel delivery to the engine. I would recommend having your fuel...
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I have a 2000 Chevy Blazer automatic. When I turn the key over it starts grinding horribly as soon as it cranks over. Ive replaced
If the starter motor does not release once the engine is running, the cause could be starter misalignment or failure of the circuit to open, and release the starter solenoid, the instant you release the ignition key. If the noise...
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Truck has occasional putter but not a misfire when giving it gas at an idle. 3 years without driving. Bad fuel mix or spark plugs?
Depending on storage conditions, ethanol content, and so forth, fuel will expire in 2 to 6 months. If fuel has sat in a tank for 6 months, and the car has not been used during that period, there is no...
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95 blazer s10 wont crank or start
If you're not getting any click or sound at all, then it's likely that you have a problem at the ignition switch, a starter relay, or the associated wiring. In older cars, sometimes it just takes a hand under the...
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1992 GMC somoma 4.3 keeps burning fuel pumps as soon as they are put in
Fuel pumps rely on fuel for cooling and lubrication so be sure the tank is always kept at least one-quarter full of fuel. If there is a voltage drop on the supply circuit to the pump, that will cause high...
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Won't start
Hi there: We're seeing more of these questions frequently with late 1990's Chevrolet's. Although there are multiple issues that could cause an engine to not start, the most common repair we're seeing is replacing the crankshaft position sensor. This component...
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We changed our fuel pump
You need to have the fuel pressure regulator and injectors checked for leaking. The fuel pressure regulator is most likely leaking into the intake and causing the excessive fuel to get into the cylinders. I'd suggest getting the vehicle...
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Water in the oil
I wouldn’t condemn the head gaskets just yet. Intake manifold gaskets are a common failure item on your Chevy's engine. When they fail, they can leak externally, or internally, or both. When they leak internally, coolant gets into the oil....
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Warning light coming on
Are and of the gauges not acting like they normally do? On your vehicle a common failure is of the oil pressure sending unit. When this happens your gauge will display zero oil pressure and cause the check gauges light...
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Very low rpm
Hi there. From the description you have given, I believe you are stating that your vehicle has no power, and you are only able get to 35-50 mph and nothing over 1500 rpm. You also stated vehicle runs great, which...
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Vehicle will not start
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Looking to the spark system for a no start situation. The screw driver trick is one way to test for spark. This is not the safest way to test, but does work. Once the...
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Truck stuck in park
There is a wide variety of reasons as to why a vehicle may not shift out of park. A common reason, however, is a failed brake switch located at the pedal. I would first test the brake switch to make...
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Truck overheating
If your coolant is low, you may have a leak that needs repaired. If your coolant level is normal, the problem may be with your thermostat (this part regulates engine temp), the cooling fan, or radiator. You need to have...
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Transmission fluid
Hi There, Dextron VI is what replaced Dextron II and III. I would strongly suggest trying to locate or have Dextron VI shipped to you if it is not available locally as this is the correct and recommended transmission fluid...
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Oxygen sensor
Hi There, As you may know, code P0430 relates to the catalytic converter not performing as it should. When the catalytic converter internals deteriorate, it is usually a result of the engine running too rich resulting in the exhaust gases...
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over heating
If you see no coolant leaks yet you are adding a half gallon of coolant every hundred miles indicates the coolant is going somewhere. It may be a small enough external leak that the coolant is burning off before it...
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Oil Leak
Slow leaks can be difficult to find. Sometimes it can come down to the trick of putting a dye in the oil that glows under UV light and then you can see the leak glowing when you shine the black...
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No reverse gear
Hello. If your car will not go into reverse, it is an indication that the reverse gear in your transmission has failed. This will prevent the truck from going into reverse. To fix this problem, the transmission will need to...
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Need to start car after sitting for a few years
Hi there, the battery will be completely dead since the vehicle hasn't been driven for so long. You could try charging the battery overnight or try jumpstarting the car. With any luck the battery will still be able to hold...

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