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Forum: The Lounge
04-29-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By pettyfog

Talking Truck Hybrid Conversion that makes sense!!

Watch this... I was expecting some pie-in-sky Greenie startup intended to suck up govmint money.
No... it's cheap, simple to install, add-on power.
Boston Start-up Converts Commercial Vehicles into...
Forum: The Lounge
04-29-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By pettyfog

Yo, Gianni... next time just bear in mind there's...

Yo, Gianni... next time just bear in mind there's 302's, 5L, and 5L H.O. all with differences.

Best is to ask on a fordtruck forum... they'll no doubt have someone who's done transplants from...
02-10-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,544
Posted By pettyfog

Post Quik fix for Heater blowing cold air

If the heater output has gradually been getting colder, and when you turn blower speed to lowest level, the output gets warmer, AND you're pretty sure the blend door is operating properly...then the...
10-07-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By pettyfog

Not looking in your owner manual? ...

Not looking in your owner manual?

http://www.extendedgmwarranty.com/owners-manual/chevrolet/2001-Chevrolet-Blazer.pdf
10-07-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,122
Posted By pettyfog

alarm/security light problems

Things have been going well with the good girl until a week ago.
Now have a problem with alarm going off randomly, security light on, and -sometimes- dome light wont go out.
as noted here {best and...
Forum: The Lounge
09-25-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,408
Posted By pettyfog

Ehh.. best is blonde calls BF crying. Help, I...

Ehh.. best is blonde calls BF crying.
Help, I locked my keys in the car.. and it's starting to rain hard.. and the top is down.

True Story: Cousin pranked really cute straw-blond cheerleader...
Forum: The Lounge
09-07-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By pettyfog

Bolt On Plug-In Hybrid package coming!

Just dropped in for brief time cuz I knew summa you would love this..
Believe me... if they design this right, will work exactly as promised..
The Kit That Turns Any Car Into A Hybrid | This Could...
Forum: The Lounge
09-07-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,408
Posted By pettyfog

Good for you Mel! Really?.. say again why...

Good for you Mel!


Really?.. say again why you clicked on this thread. Then again, I'm a beta/alpha male... kinda guy sez do what you want, but if you ask me .. damn well better do as I say.
...
07-08-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,368
Posted By pettyfog

We are talking about two entirely separate...

We are talking about two entirely separate problems, here:
I immedately thought of condensate in your heater box, because I just dealt with the same problem with same noises, yesterday
WHD is...
07-08-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,368
Posted By pettyfog

Warthogdriver MAY be correct.. or not. 98...

Warthogdriver MAY be correct.. or not.
98 Lumina same thing as you have but NO puddle.
It's unusual that you have condensation coming out AND still in the heater box but it's possible the water's...
Forum: General Chat
07-08-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By pettyfog

UPDATE: So.. despite - or maybe karma from - my...

UPDATE: So.. despite - or maybe karma from - my smugness at having a shop I can trust and REALLY reasonable for LIM gasket replacement AND getting slotted in so it was done the very next day.. ...
Forum: The Lounge
07-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By pettyfog

Stupid News

sometimes you cant help but chuckle at some of the dumb things reporters write, even when it's an interesting piece:
Scottish lecturer found to be 'grandfather of everyone in Britain'...
Forum: General Chat
07-06-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By pettyfog

'What I did this summer'. Plus statistical Blazer fails.

Some of you might have noticed I'm absent. It's not I've lost interest, it's that I've been working on a major house renovation for a family member and it sucks up all my time and problem solving...
07-06-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By pettyfog

If everything is fine until you turn on ac, the...

If everything is fine until you turn on ac, the compressor is definitely locked up and it's a big fix job because your system is full of debris.
When clutch/pulley bearing is bad, the problem is...
05-29-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,512
Posted By pettyfog

Since you've replaced all those things without...

Since you've replaced all those things without the code changing, my guess would be a weak cylinder. Run a compression test.

Also try switching to 1 or 2 step hotter plug for that cylinder.
05-26-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,804
Posted By pettyfog

Depends on the code stored. If it's a system...

Depends on the code stored. If it's a system problem, perhaps. Not real likely, though.
Most likely to be a rubbing wire, bad switch or faulty cruise servo.
To find out if it's that circuit, next...
05-26-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,804
Posted By pettyfog

ABS does on my 99 output from fuse goes...

ABS does on my 99
output from fuse goes through normally closed brake sw {opens when brakes applied}
Check for rubbed wire around there.
05-24-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,479
Posted By pettyfog

There is no way to do this properly without tools...

There is no way to do this properly without tools for that procedure. You didnt say WHY you want to change the compressor.
If it's because of clutch/bearing, it's better to just change those. If...
Forum: The Lounge
05-24-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By pettyfog

How-to: Move scrollbar to left

Ya miss me? huh? huh?
I'm on assignment.. actually helping out a relative on a house remodel.. 8-10 hours a day

I do lots of on-line reading and link following.. Two things I use a lot are the...
Forum: The Lounge
05-24-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By pettyfog

Well, the BIG problem was they like to perform...

Well, the BIG problem was they like to perform that trick ON-ROADING as well...

Lots of parents lost darling daughters due to that uncanny pet-tracker trick when Buffy swerved to miss that smart...
05-17-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,540
Posted By pettyfog

Fuel filter? The poor voltage may be at relay.....

Fuel filter?
The poor voltage may be at relay.. or may be bad ground.. or may be the connection at the pump pigtail. Low volt will definitely cause low pressure.

Measure voltage from the pump...
05-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,884
Posted By pettyfog

Umm.. there's nothing to pull. It's not a fuel...

Umm.. there's nothing to pull. It's not a fuel rail system, and the regulator is inside the plenum. You'd have to pull the upper intake to check it. Since you've already seen the leakdown is quick,...
05-15-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,754
Posted By pettyfog

That vac line goes to a vac reservoir inside the...

That vac line goes to a vac reservoir inside the fender in late nineties.
Classic symptom of that leak is heater output goes to def when accelerating.
You have high idle because of a vac leak,...
05-14-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,540
Posted By pettyfog

First, I suggest you click edit and remove your...

First, I suggest you click edit and remove your phone #. NOT a good idea to post them.
Too bad you waited till you were in a deep pit to post on here, troubleshooting these things requires a plan...
05-14-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,346
Posted By pettyfog

I'm sorry... Those numbers make absolutely no...

I'm sorry... Those numbers make absolutely no sense.
EDIT: I See from looking up images you mean the first demarc after 100. NOT NORMAL operating temp. Normal is just left of 210 deg. About 195....
05-14-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,047
Posted By pettyfog

You mean the center of the engine .. right to...

You mean the center of the engine .. right to left as seen from front? Like about where the water pump is? very common for WP to start leaking after flush.
The seal around the shaft accumulates...
05-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,853
Posted By pettyfog

Oops! Rear wheel ABS/4WD speed sensor. Which is...

Oops! Rear wheel ABS/4WD speed sensor. Which is the one on the rear propeller output that isnt VSS. Dont know. Is it the new dist that's broken or why it's new? If it was new and cap ear broke, I...
05-14-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,853
Posted By pettyfog

Yes.. and while ANY brand cap and rotor might...

Yes.. and while ANY brand cap and rotor might fail, AC Delco are least likely to fail early. Worth the money. Stay away from caps with aluminum contacts. Do not use cheap wire sets.

You have a...
05-14-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By pettyfog

Okay.. the motor runs both directions off the...

Okay.. the motor runs both directions off the regulator.

It runs fine WITH the direction of spring tension.

Wont run from end of travel the other direction AGAINST spring tension.

Wonder...
05-13-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By pettyfog

Try a better thermostat. Several of us had the...

Try a better thermostat. Several of us had the same problem a few months agao.. the one I pulled out looked almost new, but was warped. look close, you may find a slight gap one side of the valve...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,637
Posted By pettyfog

is the drum loose? I mean can you wiggle it on...

is the drum loose? I mean can you wiggle it on the axle hub?

If not, soak lugs, center in pb blaster, start nuts on lugs to protect threads, turn drum and whack between lugs to break rust, then...
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By pettyfog

What counts is what the voltage is at the...

What counts is what the voltage is at the battery. Get a meter and watch voltage at the battery terminals while AC on.
05-12-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,355
Posted By pettyfog

Well.. you know what would help.. if someone...

Well.. you know what would help.. if someone actually scanned and posted the 97 EVTM onto a decent photo site.
Guess what... I dont think GM would insist you take it down if you plead for exemption...
05-12-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,982
Posted By pettyfog

I'm thinking the 'Differential Pressure Feedback...

I'm thinking the 'Differential Pressure Feedback EGR' is part of the egr. Sorta like a MAP sensor.
It separate on some fords.. and usually only it {being clogged} and the Manifold tube cause egr...
05-11-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By pettyfog

The intake to Dist is already marked.. with the...

The intake to Dist is already marked.. with the hold down.

REMOVE ACCESSORY BELT SO YOU DONT ACCIDENTLY TURN ENGINE
Most people turn engine CW till rotor points to t eh '6' point in the dist base...
05-11-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,680
Posted By pettyfog

Everybody is just an anti-airytex RACIST BIGOT on...

Everybody is just an anti-airytex RACIST BIGOT on this forum!!!!!!!
Tell you what.. can you think of any possible reason why you might have got a good one >>>FOUR YEARS AGO<< and why it might not be...
05-11-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By pettyfog

Cool It's a CHMSL.. I never saw it called CHBL,...

It's a CHMSL.. I never saw it called CHBL, before.

Center High Mount Stop Lite
05-11-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,363
Posted By pettyfog

https://blazerforum.com/forum/tech-articles-diy-29...

https://blazerforum.com/forum/tech-articles-diy-29/how-freeze-plug-replacement-54545/
need more?
https://www.google.com/search?q=how+do+i+replace+freeze+plug

:icon_google:...
05-11-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By pettyfog

You know what causes classic symptoms of falling...

You know what causes classic symptoms of falling on face - enigne just cuts out completely- at certain rate of accleration/throttle angle/load ? Bad coil, that's what.

On my 57 chevy, my 69...
05-11-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By pettyfog

Yes, it may open a little under light load...

Yes, it may open a little under light load acceleration. But it probably shouldnt until it's up to operating temp

You might want to test your ECT sensor.
How do you know the egr is actually...
Forum: The Lounge
05-11-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By pettyfog

https://blazerforum.com/forum/images/icons/icon6.g...

https://blazerforum.com/forum/images/icons/icon6.gif
What a way to meet chix!!!!

{- But I bet it works.. dont ask me why }
:icon_hunter:
05-10-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By pettyfog

What did the spark look like? Was it yellowish...

What did the spark look like? Was it yellowish or blue ?
05-10-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,530
Posted By pettyfog

And if it not too much trouble.. what year is...

And if it not too much trouble.. what year is your car and is the alarm aftermarket
05-10-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,530
Posted By pettyfog

Are you sure your alarm has anything to do with...

Are you sure your alarm has anything to do with brake lights? Usually just parking lights.
Most cases of this.. likely a bad brake light switch.

Follow the pedal arm up till you see the pin...
05-10-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,330
Posted By pettyfog

Pulling can be suspension related if it's...

Pulling can be suspension related if it's affecting castor. Like bad LCA bushes.
It will happen on initial braking then even out.
Scraping noises seem to say there's maybe a problem in the hub.
05-09-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By pettyfog

Read the text in the diag. key on > 12v for 2...

Read the text in the diag. key on > 12v for 2 seconds. also if you jump a 12v wire to that test point the pump should run.
Key off, should read about 10 ohms or less in resistance. If no...
05-09-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By pettyfog

This is your FP test location in the fuse block,...

This is your FP test location in the fuse block, 'circled with letter 'O'. ...
05-09-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 995
Posted By pettyfog

Automatic transmission cooler guide and...

Automatic transmission cooler guide and installation (http://www.bulkpart.com/transmission-cooler.html)


Go to Rockauto, pick your vehicle , click auto transmission, click oil cooler and you'll...
05-09-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By pettyfog

Yeah.. if i was trying to sell a blazer and the...

Yeah.. if i was trying to sell a blazer and the front end was shot, I'd be all over that.
05-09-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By pettyfog

Which USED to happen a lot back in the nineties...

Which USED to happen a lot back in the nineties when I was helping my kid and his friends sort out probs with sound system Amps.
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