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Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By christine_208

Checking Auto Transmission fluid

So although I did not have any reason to think I lost any fluid, I decided I should check the level of the automatic transmission in my 1999 Blazer and when I did it, after having driven over 20...
Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By christine_208

The beeping and the security light being on...

The beeping and the security light being on suggests to me that your Blazer "thinks" the key is still in the ignition as I believe that the beeping and security light going on is part of the...
06-18-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By christine_208

So when you leave it in overdrive, it will shift...

So when you leave it in overdrive, it will shift through all the gears with out issue?

And are you also making a distinction between leaving it in over-drive and manually moving through the gears...
06-18-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By christine_208

Welcome to the forum. Congrats on the degree. I...

Welcome to the forum. Congrats on the degree. I am sure you will get a good job with that one.
Forum: General Chat
06-18-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By christine_208

Even I cringed at the "Sexy Mom-Car" line in the...

Even I cringed at the "Sexy Mom-Car" line in the TV ad. LOL

When I got my current 1999 Blazer about 10 years ago I thought I'd get rid of it by now but considering the cost of replacement (10 yo...
Forum: The Lounge
06-18-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By christine_208

Probably only collectible to those on this forum....

Probably only collectible to those on this forum. It might be the last year for them so a bit of a novelty. You might not want to go rock-crawling with it but instead have fun keeping it maintained...
06-17-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By christine_208

I bet it could be. I did a Google search for the...

I bet it could be. I did a Google search for the part number itself and this was the first hit: https://www.esaabparts.com/saab/parts/12550090
...
06-16-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,715
Posted By christine_208

following

following
Forum: General Chat
06-16-2019, 03:12 PM
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Views: 866,510
Posted By christine_208

Finished up the installation of the Engineered...

Finished up the installation of the Engineered Cooling Products aftermarket radiator. Ran the engine for 20 minutes to test and look for leaks; everything looks good. Now I have to clean up the shop....
Forum: General Chat
06-15-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12,828
Views: 866,510
Posted By christine_208

Installed my new aftermarket radiator today. I...

Installed my new aftermarket radiator today. I have yet to fill the cooling system and reinstall the skid plate. Had to do quite a bit of cutting on the fan shroud. I also had to install a metal...
06-15-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By christine_208

A lot of the systems on the Blazers are...

A lot of the systems on the Blazers are interconnected through the Body Control Module (BCC). You are probably on the right track looking for a pinched or loose wire.

Have you taken the dash cover...
06-15-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By christine_208

Is there not sometimes a circuit that will...

Is there not sometimes a circuit that will increase the idle to compensate for the extra load from the AC? Hopefully someone else can answer that.
06-13-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By christine_208

[/color][/h2] I would concur that if the...

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I would concur that if the compressor failed for any reason then it can be likely that there is contamination from worn-out vanes etc. that would be through-out the system. When I...
06-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By christine_208

Sounds like the ignition circuit is being...

Sounds like the ignition circuit is being interrupted. Could you have a bad ignition switch? I had mine go out on my 82 Honda all at once as I went around a corner in a small town about 35 miles from...
06-12-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By christine_208

Welcome!

Welcome!
06-12-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By christine_208

2001ZR2 thanks for the complement! I like to...

2001ZR2 thanks for the complement! I like to think I am paying things forward when I post a write-up that I hope could be of use to others.

I can say that the AC system has been working well since...
06-12-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By christine_208

Oh and regarding trailer brakes; for me I'd be...

Oh and regarding trailer brakes; for me I'd be weary of towing anything that weighed much more than what I tow (2,200 lbs) if it did not have its own brakes. That is a lot to stop.

And regarding...
06-12-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By christine_208

Yep! Pretty cool, isn't it? There is at...

Yep! Pretty cool, isn't it?

There is at least one more OBD-II gauge reader that can access that information that I know of but this is the one I got (see below). I liked the price and the...
06-11-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By christine_208

Ditto to the comments above. I burned up my...

Ditto to the comments above.

I burned up my 3/4 clutch pack and had to have my transmission rebuilt because I was towing using overdrive. I also tow up and down some pretty big grades.

When I...
Forum: General Chat
06-10-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By christine_208

Did anyone notice that the discussion of the rear...

Did anyone notice that the discussion of the rear suspension does not match the film used? See t = 6:45. The voice over mentions leaf springs while the film is of coil springs on what looks to be a...
Forum: General Chat
06-10-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By christine_208

:icon_oldskewl:

:icon_oldskewl:
06-10-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By christine_208

Welcome!

Welcome!
06-07-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By christine_208

Those a great pictures. And a bit of...

Those a great pictures.

And a bit of warning: People are going to be jealous of those cooling fender flares! People in the States have a hard time finding them. :)
06-06-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By christine_208

Does it crank? Other things to check: ...

Does it crank?

Other things to check:

Spark
Fuel pressure


These trucks are not designed to have the tank run dry. The fuel pump could have been damaged.
06-05-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,323
Posted By christine_208

Bit of an update on the new radiator. I had...

Bit of an update on the new radiator.

I had the aluminum OEM-style in-tank oil cooler welded into the tank. I got it back today. The cost was $150. If any of you are good at TIG welding or brazing...
06-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By christine_208

So far mine are good. I just recently discovered...

So far mine are good. I just recently discovered there is a greasable u-joint on the front axle that I have never greased. :icon_doh: But I have not had any issues up to about 140,000 miles.
06-05-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By christine_208

Welcome! Be sure to post pictures of your Blazer...

Welcome! Be sure to post pictures of your Blazer and the Ural Mountains. I've hear they are beautiful!
06-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By christine_208

Can I hazard a guess that you are not married? My...

Can I hazard a guess that you are not married? My guess is that most wives wouldn't let their husbands lay wiring harnesses across their livingroom floors or leave alternators on the end-tables....
06-05-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By christine_208

Welcome. Be sure to research the typical...

Welcome.

Be sure to research the typical things that will need to be fixed. The one I promote being done because it can fail catastrophically and ruin your engine is the replacement/upgrade of the...
06-05-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By christine_208

Nice. Where in WA are you located?

Nice. Where in WA are you located?
06-04-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By christine_208

Can you describe the clicking? Metal on metal?...

Can you describe the clicking? Metal on metal? From where is it coming?

When you say the HVAC was working, could you control from where it blew and also the temperature?

Could the clicking be...
06-04-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By christine_208

Oh, and because the fog lights are part of the...

Oh, and because the fog lights are part of the exterior lighting, it wouldn't be surprised if the outside lights might not work if that was not the original light fixture.

So, did your truck...
06-04-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By christine_208

I believe that is the Body Control Module (BCC)...

I believe that is the Body Control Module (BCC) that controls things like the exterior and interior lights. It lives under the dash just above the transmission hump.The BCC could be different...
06-04-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By christine_208

Be sure to report back what you found and how the...

Be sure to report back what you found and how the repair went. When mine started leaking, it made such a mess. Ugh. Nice and clean now! :)
06-03-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By christine_208

To work out an approximate change in the...

To work out an approximate change in the speedometer you can use this comparison tool: https://tiresize.com/calculator/

As for reprogramming the speedometer, another option is an UltraGauge (or...
06-03-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By christine_208

Yep, I did this repair not too long ago. I also...

Yep, I did this repair not too long ago. I also replaced the outer bearing while I was at it.

The part numbers for the parts I used (also a 1999) are the following:

Left differential cover:...
06-03-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By christine_208

Because the sealing happens at the mating of the...

Because the sealing happens at the mating of the inverted flare faces, I figured the yellow stuff on the threads was thread-locker, not sealant, so to keep the fitting from coming undone.
...
06-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By christine_208

Ok Ok, No thread locking at all! LOL I had...

Ok Ok, No thread locking at all! LOL

I had noticed that the OEM pieces came with some sort of thread-locker. Thoughts?

https://static.dormanproducts.com/images/product/icon/800-605-007.JPG
...
06-03-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By christine_208

OK, so if I were to anything, it would be to use...

OK, so if I were to anything, it would be to use some lock-tite but only as a thread-locker and not as a sealant. I have some of the blue lock-tite that is supposed to be undoable with hand-tools. I...
06-03-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By christine_208

Sealing Inverted Flare Fittings

Hi all,

I'm looking for confirmation of what I should put on the threads of the oil cooler fittings that go into the radiator. Is is thread-locker, a sealant, or both?

I ask as the fittings are...
06-03-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,280
Posted By christine_208

For people to help, you'll need to post more...

For people to help, you'll need to post more information; motor, 4wd or not, other symptoms, etc.
06-03-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By christine_208

Welcome. This is the place to keep you Blazer...

Welcome. This is the place to keep you Blazer running well and on the road.
06-03-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By christine_208

Or you could go with this: :D ...

Or you could go with this: :D

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/blazerforum.com-vbulletin/2000x1515/blazer_costume_7119d8a2bd58f3148ea2588740b79943724b7797.jpg
06-02-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By christine_208

I've replaced that plate and the bearing behind...

I've replaced that plate and the bearing behind it and I don't remember any clearance issues with it and the tie-rod end.

If the Blazer had the Rough Country 2.5" lift put in, then there could be...
06-02-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By christine_208

Can you post some pictures? Can you identify what...

Can you post some pictures? Can you identify what sort of lift kit it was? The 2.5" from Rough Country? (https://www.roughcountry.com/gm-suspension-lift-kit-242n2.html) The 2" lift from SuperLift?...
06-02-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By christine_208

If necessary so to not exceed the amperage rating...

If necessary so to not exceed the amperage rating of an existing circuit, you can create a parallel circuit to the battery that is controlled remotely by a relay that is controlled by the fog-lamp...
06-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By christine_208

Welcome!

Welcome!
06-02-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By christine_208

After doing extensive repairs on my AC system...

After doing extensive repairs on my AC system last year, I can say that if your system is vented, even for a short period of time, it is easy to set up the gauges/valves with a vacuum pump to...
Forum: General Chat
06-02-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By christine_208

Yep! Some detective work could help with...

Yep! Some detective work could help with confirming if it really is a low-mileage vehicle. E.g. checking if the original oil filter is or other consumables have been replaced, the wear of shoes on...
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