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Blazer wont stay running..........

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by hi pinion, Nov 17, 2004.

  1. hi pinion

    hi pinion 3/4 ton status

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    Ok, in the morning, when my wife started up the blazer,it stayed going good for around 5 muimutes and then deid.And then after that, every time after she tried to start it, it died. /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif But it ran real good at first. /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gifI havent went out to check it yet but i wan wondering what could this be? I havent changed the fuel filter in a while BTW. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    carb or FI? if a carb, probably the choke staying closed...
     
  3. hi pinion

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    carb /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. hi pinion

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    it was rebuilt not long ago /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.giflike 3 yrs /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    You ran out of gas........
     
  6. hi pinion

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    No i diddnt run out of gas.
     
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    was it cold?? my blazer has a little trouble getting going in the morning when it is cold, have to up the rpm's for a few seconds /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  8. hi pinion

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    like i said it was running good for 5 min. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    SOunds like either the fuel pump or filter. You can either replace both (not too expensive) or 1 at a time. I'd go with the filter first. Cheaper and less work
     
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    Thanks Bryan, thats about the best advise so far. Thanks for the positive input,jake /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    carb or FI? if a carb, probably the choke staying closed...

    [/ QUOTE ] I was thinking the fuel filter or that. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Like I said on the phone...check in order.
    1. choke staying shut.
    2 fuel filter.
    3.Check fuel pressure pre filter.
     
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    /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif Im not as good as some of you on here, i kinda suck at this. Still after all this time. /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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