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What kind of problems does a Chevy Blazer have?

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What kind of problems does a Chevy Blazer have?

I have a 1974 Blazer with a 305 in it, I just replaced spark plugs, cap, rotor, wires, fuel filter, some hoses and PCV valve. It starts up strong, runs fine for a bit – drive it around the neighborhood – then once I come to a stop it basically dies on me, sometimes it will start right back up again – sometimes it will just crank and crank.

Why is my Blazer 4.3L driving like a dog?

If you have Hesitation and surging on Blazer 4.3L and it’s driving like a dog—poor acceleration, hesitation, or a surge and you suspect a fuel problem, you may be partially right. But before you start replacing really expensive components like the fuel pump, try this: Disconnect the electrical connector to the MAF sensor and take it for a drive.

What causes hesitation and surging on Blazer 4.3L?

Fix Hesitation and surging on Blazer 4.3L If you have Hesitation and surging on Blazer 4.3L and it’s driving like a dog—poor acceleration, hesitation, or a surge and you suspect a fuel problem, you may be partially right.

What to do when your Chevy Blazer wont start?

Aby codes (SES light on) and if so post them. No codes come up until after it happens then it comes up oxygen sensers port 1 and port 2. You can step on the gas and the engine just bogs it has absolutely no power . Put the car in neutral ( while still moving ) count to 3 and restart and have all the power you want.

What kind of engine does a Chevy Blazer have?

1996 Chevy Blazer. 6 cylinder engine. While driving on the highway my Chevrolet Blazers engine just shut off. I pull over, wait a minute, then start the engine and continue down the highway again. A minute later the engine shuts off again. This happens 7 or 8 times.

How does the fuel system work on a Chevy Blazer?

Fuel system has a test port on the metal line that requires a special valve to connect and then ckeck the pressure. 60psi min with key on engine off (start pressure) and 54psi running. If those check out then on to electrical/sensors/etc. Any SES light on and codes?

1996 Chevy Blazer. 6 cylinder engine. While driving on the highway my Chevrolet Blazers engine just shut off. I pull over, wait a minute, then start the engine and continue down the highway again. A minute later the engine shuts off again. This happens 7 or 8 times.

What causes a GMC Jimmy 4.3 engine to die?

Gmc jimmy 4.3 will sometimes die while driving in highway when i let off the accelorater pedal. my 95 blazer when coming to a stop and braking it idles high and rough sounding and it sputters and will clink and clank as stoppung and almost dies no engine light on what could be causing this. Your engine may have a vacuum leak.

Where was the ignition located on my 93 S-10 Blazer?

My old 93 S-10 blazer had an internal Ignition Module, inside the bottom of the distributor. I know this much, if those little PIA’s start winking out, you will see all kinds of issues similar to what you are describing.

How long does a Chevy 4.3L Vortec engine last?

3 vortec is a very strong and reliable motor, proven by it being the longest lasting production vortec engine. Generally, these engines are extremely capable of lasting up to 300,000 miles.

Why is my Chevy Blazer stalling and stalling?

Check/clean EGR. This does have the newer style injection so could be fuel pump heats up and pressure drops – have to test at test port. Coil could be failing due to overheating due to ignition module never shutting off so always a low voltage to it.

I have a 1974 Blazer with a 305 in it, I just replaced spark plugs, cap, rotor, wires, fuel filter, some hoses and PCV valve. It starts up strong, runs fine for a bit – drive it around the neighborhood – then once I come to a stop it basically dies on me, sometimes it will start right back up again – sometimes it will just crank and crank.

Aby codes (SES light on) and if so post them. No codes come up until after it happens then it comes up oxygen sensers port 1 and port 2. You can step on the gas and the engine just bogs it has absolutely no power . Put the car in neutral ( while still moving ) count to 3 and restart and have all the power you want.

Is the new Chevy Blazer a good car?

Finally, after decades, the Chevy Blazer is back! However, unlike the return of other classics such as the Ford Bronco, the new Chevy Blazer is a letdown. It has a variety of issues that are disappointing fans. Check out a few of the most prevalent complaints.

Fuel system has a test port on the metal line that requires a special valve to connect and then ckeck the pressure. 60psi min with key on engine off (start pressure) and 54psi running. If those check out then on to electrical/sensors/etc. Any SES light on and codes?

What happens when you have a bad fuel filter?

There are many things that can contribute to a noticeable decrease in normal acceleration, a bad fuel filter is definitely one of them. Once there is no enough fuel going to the combustion chamber, the car computer will restrict the power output to prevent any engine damage from running too lean.

When do you need to change your fuel filter?

A lot of times, sputtering problem normally occur when driving at a lower speed and where the fuel filter is experiencing some minimal blockage. But after sometime, you will have no other choice but to cleans or change your fuel filter entirely. Are you wondering what will happen if you don’t change your fuel filter?

What happens if you don’t change your fuel filter?

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DON T CHANGE YOUR FUEL FILTER 1 Your engine will not perform well: anytime your fuel filter gets clogged, it has the ability to reduce the flow and… 2 Your vehicle’s parts might damage: note that because of its abrasive action, dirt and contaminants in the fuel can speed… More

Can a bad fuel filter cause an engine to misfire?

A severely dirty or clogged fuel filter can cause the vehicle to experience several engine problems: Misfires or Hesitation: Under heavier loads, the clogged fuel filter may cause the engine to randomly hesitate or misfire.

Why does my 2005 Chevy Trailblazer die at idle?

Clean it thoroughly and then take it on a test drive. Once the idle is re-learned, your problem will be solved. Also the radio control **** to turn channels or volume and on and off won’t work the radio and cd will switch back and forth,, what could could cause this — 2005 trailblazer.

Can a clogged fuel filter cause an engine to stall?

It’s true that sometimes when the filter is clogged or partly dirty, fuel will somehow go through the filter but will substantially clog the car’s injector or carburetor. And when this happens, it will cause the engine to stall, having start problems and much more.


Why did my Chevy S-10 misfire in the morning?

My morning misfire was caused by a bad intake manifold gasket (a very common problem with most gm models around 2000 model year. Caused by crappy dexcool coolant ). After sitting overnight a small amount of coolant would get into right rear cylinder. It would miss for a bit and then run fine. Doesn’t have to be leaking a lot either.

What to do if your Chevy truck misfires?

The truck will start and idle fine however as soon as you feed a little gas it starts to miss. Giving it even more gas is either covering up the misfire or it is clearing and seeems to run better. I’ve just replaced cap/rotor wires and plugs.

Is the EGR gasket on a 99 Blazer?

I have a 99 s10 blazer that is doing the same thing. idels great but misses bad when taking of even when your going about 65mph it wil wanna miss and jump. punch it down and runs great. and cheap fixes possible? Id sure appreciate any info 42 people found this helpful. Have you checked your EGR gasket? I would start there.

How does a Chevy Blazer start and stall?

One end is a snap or quick disconnect that you squeeze the 2 tabs and it pulls off (after pressure released). The other end requires 2 open end wrenches. The bracket it is in is held on by one 13mm bolt to the frame that has to be taken off to get the filter out of the bracket and the lines are simply snapped in to the top of that bracket.

What causes acceleration in a 97 Chevy Blazer?

97 chevy blazer 4.3 idles great but upon acceleration it starts to surge, changed just about everything, fuel pump,cap rotor, wires, plugs distributor injectors, crankshaft, cam, throttle pos. sensor, tried new computer, at a loss starts right up and idles great, take in down the road and starts surging. Exhaust?

Fix Hesitation and surging on Blazer 4.3L If you have Hesitation and surging on Blazer 4.3L and it’s driving like a dog—poor acceleration, hesitation, or a surge and you suspect a fuel problem, you may be partially right.

Check/clean EGR. This does have the newer style injection so could be fuel pump heats up and pressure drops – have to test at test port. Coil could be failing due to overheating due to ignition module never shutting off so always a low voltage to it.

Why is my Blazer still picking up speed?

2) The Blazer still picks up speed and drives well except for the rubbing/vibration now. Would having pulled out and put back in the dash switches or being in such close proximity to the TCCM caused issues?

When does a 2001 Blazer start to bog down?

I have a 2001 Blazer, last week as I was climbing a hill I attempted to accelerate and heard a “pop” and my engine started to bog down. Over this last week the bogging down has got progressively worse but only happens when you attempt to accelerate.

How to check the power of a S10 Blazer?

An expert that got 5 achievements. An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times. Check your coil output, buy a cheep spark tester. Pull of a spark plug wire and plug in the tester (ground the other end), set it to bridge a gap for 30,000 volts.Have someone start it and make sure the spark will jump the gap on the tester.Danger-Very high voltage!

What kind of spark does a S10 Blazer have?

It will light you up if your touching the tester while the car is running!You’ll be able to see a bright blue spark (and hear it as well) if your coil is good.If it’s a yellow thin spark it’s probably the coil. If you have good spark, check the fuel filter and fuel pressure at the fuel rail.

Where are the freeze plugs on a 2000 Chevy Blazer?

You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. where are the freeze plugs located on a 2000 Chevy blazer. HOW can i hook my phone to my 2000 chevy blazer radio to play my music .

Why does my GM 4.3L engine not start?

No Start Condition Basics There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start, it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

No Start Condition Basics There are three very basic components that the engine, in your GM vehicle, needs to start and they are: Air, Fuel and Spark. When your 4.3L, 5.0L or 5.7L GM vehicle cranks but does not start, it’s because one of these components is missing from the mix.

What causes a Chevy Vortec distributor to not turn?

The cap is prone to warping from the heat, which results in the cap rubbing against the distributor rotor button. This causes the rotor bushing to wear out and the distributor begins to no longer be able to turn. The simplest option here to fix this problem is upgrading to a distributor that has an aluminum housing on it.

Are there any problems with the Chevy 4.3 Vortec engine?

The 4.3 Vortec engines made from 1996-2002 (L35 and LF6) have been reported to have engine knock problems. In a properly functioning engine, fuel burns in even pockets instead of all at once. The pockets burn in even timing, in sync with engine cycles. Engine knock occurs when the fuel burns unevenly and out of sync with the engine cycles.

Why is my Chevy Vortec 4300 V6 leaking fuel?

In the L35 and LF6 engines, the spider injectors are known to leak at the pressure regulator and at the supply and return lines due to a design fault. Outside of leaking fuel onto the exterior of the engine itself, it can cause excess fuel to get sucked into the engine.

The 4.3 Vortec engines made from 1996-2002 (L35 and LF6) have been reported to have engine knock problems. In a properly functioning engine, fuel burns in even pockets instead of all at once. The pockets burn in even timing, in sync with engine cycles. Engine knock occurs when the fuel burns unevenly and out of sync with the engine cycles.

Why does my Chevy Blazer not 4 wheel drive?

I Have A 2001 Chevy Blazer The 4×4 will not engage. I Press the 4×4 Auto, Hi or Low button on the dash they just keep flashing. you can here the transfer case engage, but It will not be in 4 wheel drive. I have tried driving around with the light flashing to see if it would engage it did not. please help me find out what this is.

How to troubleshoot a Chevy 4.3 engine?

1 Common Problems. A common complaint with the Chevy 4.3 engine is that it doesn’t idle well, it’s loud and makes awkward noises. 2 Idle Air Control Valve and Throttle Conrtol Switch. Open up the hood and look at all the wires, spark plugs, tubes, vacuum lines and valves. 3 Check Your Oil. 4 Vehicle Fuilds.

What to do when your car stalls at idle?

Use a good safe cleaner and wipe the throttle body all inside as much as you can and open the throttle and clean as deep as you can and then while running a bit faster than idle spray cleaner into the other holes you may see where air will bypass the throttle plate. I believe this will cure your problem of stalling at idle.

Why does my Chevy Trailblazer not accelerate when I push the gas?

If your Chevy Trailblazer won’t accelerate, that is a serious cause for concern. There are a lot of different reasons that can cause this. Diagnosing the issue can be narrowed down by whether the engine is still revving when you push the gas or not.

Is the Chevy Blazer a good car to buy?

Super plush heated leather seats, good for getting cozy on long drives. High displacement V6 makes pathetic engine noise and only gets 190 horsepower, pretty lame driving experience but you can really tell it’s a crowd pleaser. MPG isn’t fantastic, but don’t even think about putting premium gas in it, it doesn’t like it.

High displacement V6 makes pathetic engine noise and only gets 190 horsepower, pretty lame driving experience but you can really tell it’s a crowd pleaser. MPG isn’t fantastic, but don’t even think about putting premium gas in it, it doesn’t like it. Foldable rear seats allow for ample storage.

Why is the spark chain on my trailblazer not working?

The timing chain (or belt) is responsible for keeping the upper valve train synced with the crankshaft. This is vital for spark timing. If the timing is off a little and the engine still runs, the timing belt may have skipped. If it has jumped too much the Trailblazer may not even fire.

97 chevy blazer 4.3 idles great but upon acceleration it starts to surge, changed just about everything, fuel pump,cap rotor, wires, plugs distributor injectors, crankshaft, cam, throttle pos. sensor, tried new computer, at a loss starts right up and idles great, take in down the road and starts surging. Exhaust?

Why does my 1998 S10 Blazer not run?

My buddies 1998 S10 Blazer will not run. When you hit the key the engine turns over and starts normal but dies right away. It gets gas from the initial priming but that’s it. It will do this all day long. The fuel pump was replaced 3 months ago, you can hear it running as soon as you turn the key on.

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