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06-10-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By swartlkk

Since these trucks never came with electric...

Since these trucks never came with electric cooling fans, you will likely need to do this troubleshooting yourself. Only you can determine what parts were installed & how they were hooked up. Follow...
Forum: General Chat
06-10-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By swartlkk

Looks like the rear suspension from the minivans....

Looks like the rear suspension from the minivans. My grandmother's old Olds Silhouette looked pretty much identical to that, load adjust rear air shocks and all but a lot more rusted components.
06-01-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 39,346
Posted By swartlkk

Seems almost all of the utilities that are...

Seems almost all of the utilities that are similar to ZeeMaps which allow users to add pins to a public map are on a similar payment plan. ZeeMaps was kind enough to export the CSV file with all of...
05-22-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By swartlkk

Welcome! I've been trying to come up with...

Welcome!


I've been trying to come up with something to that affect in one of the now-numerous threads on the subject of the 2019 Blazer, but this is more eloquent than I could come up with!...
05-16-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 39,346
Posted By swartlkk

I sent an email to ZeeMaps support and...

I sent an email to ZeeMaps support and surprisingly they sent me the pinned data from the map. I didn't get time to mess with it last night, but I will see what I can accomplish tonight on finding a...
05-14-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 39,346
Posted By swartlkk

Go figure that ZeeMaps went to a paid service......

Go figure that ZeeMaps went to a paid service... They won't even let me log in to get the pinned coordinates out.
Forum: Builds
05-11-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By swartlkk

I saw that after I posted. Lots of trucks in...

I saw that after I posted.

Lots of trucks in the junkyards with the engine side harness that would be a direct plug-in installation to get you back to TBI, but if you're already running a modded...
Forum: Builds
05-10-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By swartlkk

I'll edit it for you. I'm assuming that your...

I'll edit it for you.

I'm assuming that your current setup is throttle body injection. As far as mileage goes, TBI should be a better fuel-miser setup. 18 sounds fantastic and I would be doing...
Forum: General Chat
05-08-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By swartlkk

2019 Chevrolet Blazer...

2019 Chevrolet Blazer (https://www.chevrolet.com/suvs/blazer-sporty-suv) at a showroom near you! My local dealer has 3 of them in the front lineup.
04-22-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By swartlkk

Here is a copy of the FSM wiring schematic for...

Here is a copy of the FSM wiring schematic for the power windows. I had enough time this morning to find this for you, but have to get to work. Hopefully you are able to figure it out from here. If...
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By swartlkk

I have copies of the parts & illustrations...

I have copies of the parts & illustrations manuals for my '74, but the body mount locations & configurations are different to your '90 and I'm not sure if those manuals were ever published for the...
04-21-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,133
Posted By swartlkk

The crank position sensor is used for injector &...

The crank position sensor is used for injector & spark timing.

One thing worth mentioning is that the injectors receive +12V at all times. The PCM sends a pulse-width modulated (PWM) ground signal...
04-21-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,133
Posted By swartlkk

96 thru mid-02 were SCFI not CPI, but I digress. ...

96 thru mid-02 were SCFI not CPI, but I digress.

Repair depends on what's leaking. You really should pull the upper plenum off and reinstall the lines again, then pressurize the system with the...
04-21-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By swartlkk

There is a snap ring that holds the aluminum...

There is a snap ring that holds the aluminum locking hub inside the wheel hub / brake rotor assembly. I edited your first picture to show where the snap ring will be (between the red circles). It...
04-03-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By swartlkk

The NV136 transfer case is a single speed,...

The NV136 transfer case is a single speed, variable power transfer case that can vary the power from 0/100 to 50/50 front/rear. The encoder motor applies pressure to a viscous coupling (wet clutch)...
04-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By swartlkk

Most transfer cases have chains. In the case of...

Most transfer cases have chains. In the case of the NP236 transfer case, it has a 1" wide 49 link chain (if my source is correct). The main difference between the NP233C & the NP236 is that the upper...
04-03-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By swartlkk

The pressure sensor that is in the fuel pump...

The pressure sensor that is in the fuel pump assembly is used for EVAP monitoring and has nothing to do with the fuel level gauge in the dash.

Have you literally run it out of fuel and not had the...
04-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By swartlkk

The answer as to why it isn't recommended to do...

The answer as to why it isn't recommended to do this with the NV236/NV246 transfer cases is due to the fact that there are no detents for 4HI in the transfer case controls. The encoder motor has a...
03-31-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By swartlkk

Check the threads in the Tech Article (DIY)...

Check the threads in the Tech Article (DIY) Index. There are schematics for the 4-button system that will give you some things to check. The most common issue is corrosion at the TCCM connections....
03-31-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By swartlkk

Here are a few of the schematics I could find in...

Here are a few of the schematics I could find in the time I had to look:...
03-31-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By swartlkk

Now that you've posted the codes: P0740 -...

Now that you've posted the codes:

P0740 - Torque Converter Clutch Circuit (https://blazerforum.com/forum/diagnostic-trouble-codes-dtcs-49/p0740-explained-28391/)
P0753 - Shift Solenoid A...
03-30-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By swartlkk

Low fluid level in the absence of a leak could...

Low fluid level in the absence of a leak could just be because your pads are all quite thin. A quick visual on the pad thicknesses would tell you if that is the case.
03-30-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By swartlkk

It is possibly the clutch. Should be easy enough...

It is possibly the clutch. Should be easy enough to check by removing the belt and turning the pulley the belt rides on by hand. Any grittiness or play and the bearing is on its way out.
03-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By swartlkk

You should only add oil if you are replacing a...

You should only add oil if you are replacing a major component that would hold a considerable amount of oil (compressor, condenser, evaporator, or lines). If the system has already leaked down or you...
03-28-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By swartlkk

The best one I have ever seen is the...

The best one I have ever seen is the handymanlyness.com tutorial which is linked to in the Tech Article (DIY) Index:

4.3L Intake Manifold Gasket Replacement...
03-28-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By swartlkk

I guess I should have been more clear... I know...

I guess I should have been more clear... I know you said you replaced the plugs, but how did the old plugs look? Condition of the positive & negative electrodes? Color of the insulating cone? Were...
03-28-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,472
Posted By swartlkk

FPRs on the SCFI/MFI systems VERY rarely fail....

FPRs on the SCFI/MFI systems VERY rarely fail. Your previously mentioned 55psi pressure test results should be sufficient for proper fuel delivery with the MFI spider. A higher pressure is typically...
Forum: Lifting Tech
03-28-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By swartlkk

*Moving to Lifting Tech* - Please read the forum...

*Moving to Lifting Tech* - Please read the forum descriptions and choose the appropriate section for your question. Technical discussions belong in either the 'Mechanical & Maintenance' or...
Forum: Off Roading
03-28-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By swartlkk

*Merging Multiple Threads on the same subject &...

*Merging Multiple Threads on the same subject & cleaning up* - Please refrain from posting the same topic in multiple threads per the rules of the forum...
03-27-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By swartlkk

You pretty much have to gut the transmission to...

You pretty much have to gut the transmission to swap the tail shaft to make a 2wd 4L60E into a 4wd 4L60E (and vice versa).
03-27-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By swartlkk

Could be a cross-feed issue inside the trans. It...

Could be a cross-feed issue inside the trans. It is possible you have a cracked input housing or a cracked forward piston. If this is causing the forward clutches to be stuck together, it could...
03-27-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By swartlkk

[/color] Doubtful this has anything to do...

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Doubtful this has anything to do with your 3k bog.

*Moving to 2nd Gen Tech* - Please read the forum sections and choose the section most appropriate for the context of your post. The...
03-25-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By swartlkk

Your statements above may be confusing the CPI...

Your statements above may be confusing the CPI spider with the 96+ SCFI spider. The CPI spider only has 1 electronic injector (2 wires to control it) that feeds 6 lines & poppet nozzles and is VERY...
03-24-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By swartlkk

This will only work if you have the vertical...

This will only work if you have the vertical towers on the distributor cap as this is the older HEI-esque ignition system. With the older system, you must first disconnect the timing wire that is...
03-21-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,221
Posted By swartlkk

*Thread Closed* - This thread is 10+ years old...

*Thread Closed* - This thread is 10+ years old and you didn't provide any new information. Good Job!
03-18-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By swartlkk

Coil, ICM, CKP, and injectors are all powered...

Coil, ICM, CKP, and injectors are all powered through the ECM1 fuse in the underhood fuse box. Is this fuse good? If it is, do you have +12V at this fuse in the START & RUN key positions?
03-17-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By swartlkk

BF.com Community Map - See Who's Close!...

BF.com Community Map - See Who's Close! (https://blazerforum.com/forum/new-member-area-4/bf-com-community-map-see-whos-close-fixed-9-20-10-a-1753/)

Stickied thread in the New Member Area.
03-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By swartlkk

I would bet you have a problem with the window...

I would bet you have a problem with the window itself. Opening the window should really never be a problem as it has the weight of the window to help the motor. Closing the window is often where...
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By swartlkk

The switch is only there to remove the...

The switch is only there to remove the possibility of the glass moving up into the closed position with the gate down. It functions like cleburne red described it by completing the circuit when the...
03-10-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By swartlkk

It should be directly ahead of the fuel tank. The...

It should be directly ahead of the fuel tank. The crappy part of the GMT360/370 fuel filter is the mounting. The bracket it mounts into is part of the fuel tank and it is held in place by a bolt that...
Forum: The Lounge
03-08-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,414
Posted By swartlkk

I went from doing this stuff growing up to a desk...

I went from doing this stuff growing up to a desk job and am now back at it again. It can be a drag some days, but I'm an owner in the business so I'm invested in the outcome.

Here is an old...
Forum: The Lounge
03-08-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,414
Posted By swartlkk

haha!!

haha!!
Forum: The Lounge
03-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,414
Posted By swartlkk

Quick little 15 minute project from this morning....

Quick little 15 minute project from this morning. I had some galvanized 1.5" angle iron laying around and I was getting annoyed with having my two grinders on the welding bench all the time so I made...
03-06-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By swartlkk

I'm not sure what to concentrate on concerning...

I'm not sure what to concentrate on concerning all of the issues you have stated. On one hand, it sounds like you may have something going on with fuel management (MAF or fuel pressure related...
Forum: The Lounge
03-06-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,414
Posted By swartlkk

Flux core wire typically requires a knurled drive...

Flux core wire typically requires a knurled drive roller which slightly deforms the wire and can make it feed improperly. Of course, those smaller welders have really small liners as well which is...
03-06-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By swartlkk

Full size or s-series? Once you have detailed...

Full size or s-series? Once you have detailed that, I'll move this thread to the appropriate section.

What engine does it have?
03-05-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By swartlkk

That corrosion is under the clear coat that comes...

That corrosion is under the clear coat that comes on the factory rims. It can be a royal pain to get that factory clear coat off as I believe it is a 2 part epoxy of some kind with how tough it...
03-05-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By swartlkk

Basically, the process is as follows: Strip...

Basically, the process is as follows:

Strip the paint (either chemical paint stripper or sand blast)
Polish the surface
Clean thoroughly
Clear coat if you want a fairly maintenance free...
03-04-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By swartlkk

Lets keep the discussion relevant to helping the...

Lets keep the discussion relevant to helping the OP with his vehicular problems and take the scan tool discussion to one of the other threads on the subject. No need to hijack someone else's thread....
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