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Fuel Filter Dead Engine may be Blown!!!!

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 82Jimmy, Nov 12, 2000.

  1. 82Jimmy

    82Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I was driving to my dads house and the jimmy suddenly acted
    like it downshifted! It started sputtering, kicking and
    wouldn't accelerate worth a damn. I finally after 5 minutes
    and 4 blocks got to my dads house. I got there and I
    checked the oil, it was about 4 or 5inches over the full
    mark and it smelled like gas. I looked under the jimmy and
    it was leaking oil and fuel faster than I could believe. I
    called my dad and he said to go check to see if it had
    dumped anything at my house (moms). It did lots of oil. The
    oil pressure read fine. Well my dad (being really sad)
    decided to start it and see if he could tell what was
    wrong. It whined and sputted out TONS of blue and white
    steam. There seems to be no hope for the engine. It sounds
    like a damn air compresser is going off in it. And I could
    here a push rod knock. I knew I shouldn't have driven it
    when it got bad. Anyone ever experience the same problem
    with a mild carbed 350?



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  2. Blaze

    Blaze 1/2 ton status

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    My neighbor's van did the exact same thing. He called me over to check it out and I found that either the cylinder head or the block was cracked. You probably have a cracked block because of the blue and white smoke. A cylinder head would be just white smoke. Looks like it's time for a new engine, bro. Good luck.

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  3. 82K5

    82K5 1/2 ton status

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    and you said your jimmy was wayyyyyy better than any blazer.
    just had to throw that in. that does suck though.

    Phil
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  4. sosamantx

    sosamantx 1/2 ton status

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    <font color=blue>It could have been a lot of things, gas seeping past the rings due to an overly rich carberator, worn rings, stuck valve, (bad fuel pump?). About the only way you are going to find out anything is to drain the oil and put some fresh oil in and run a compression test. Of course if you hear a rod knocking, then forget about it. Oh, a push rod, it could be due to lack of lubrication (gas). - Steve</font color=blue>

    <font color=blue>Steve Sosa a.k.a. "sosaman"</font color=blue>
    http://sosaman.home.texas.net/carpics.html
     
  5. 82Jimmy

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    I meant that it was my fuel pump...put a new pump in, emptied the oil......still doesn't run. Can anyone loan me $1500 for a new engine?


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