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#506 of 535 Re: Confusion sets in...1995 Gmc Jimmy [mmorga24]
Sep 23, 2009 (10:49 am)
Okay, before you change the fuel pump, get where you can listen to the fuel tank and have someone turn the key to RUN, not start, and see if you hear the fuel pump run for a second or two and then stop. The fuel pump runs a "prime" cycle to pressurize the fuel system before starting. Once the engine starts, a different circuit kicks in and keeps the fuel pump running. The clue here is that if you shoot starter fluid to it, it starts and then runs okay.
Another dirty little trick; if you do not hear the pump "prime", take your foot and kick the bottom of the fuel tank. Don't try and cave it in, just give it a good thump. Then cycle the key and see if you here the pump prime, and start. Common failure in GM fuel pumps for years is that they get "stuck" and won't spin up. Give 'em a good thump and they will work again. For a while. Once they get to this point it's time to change them out. I have seen this on pumps with less than 50K miles on them.
#507 of 535 Re: Hard Starting "96 Jimmy SLE [96sle]
Oct 01, 2009 (7:16 pm)
Please Help!! I am having the same troubles you mentioned with my Blazer and wondered if you ever figured out the problem.
#508 of 535 Re: Can anyone help with this?? [sfsmith1]
Oct 04, 2009 (2:53 am)
We had a lot of that abs/brake light. stopped in the middle of Road crap. And no one could fix it. after a tip from a friend to unplug all cables to computer (right side of engine) clean them with a electric cleaning spray and use Di electirc Grease in the connections. I used large wire ties around plugs and the computer to make sure they were tight. No more problems after 2 years of nightmare a little grease and some wire ties Good to go.
#509 of 535 Re: Dipstick [poisondartfrog]
Nov 29, 2009 (10:35 am)
I have a problem getting the pan down after taking out all of the hardware and removing the cable. The pan will not move forward at all. the front will drop but something is holding it from moving forward. What could be stopping it?
#510 of 535 My blazer (97) stalls when the tank is still 1/4 full
Nov 29, 2009 (10:47 am)
What could cause a 1997 Blazer to stall when stopping? The gas is still has about 1/4 full and it starts up emidiately after. It also is harder to start when cold.
#511 of 535 Tranny Maintenance
Nov 29, 2009 (11:19 am)
have a problem getting the pan down after taking out all of the hardware and removing the cable. The pan will not move forward at all. the front will drop but something is holding it from moving forward. What could be stopping it?
#512 of 535 1995 gmc jimmy starting problems
Jan 07, 2010 (5:28 pm)
my jimmy starts when cold or when hot but if i shut it off leave it for 20 minutes i have to roll it over and shut the key off about 10 times then it will start again never quits while driving no miss or hesatation or stumble you can hear the fuel pump when this happens any ideas ??
#513 of 535 Jimmy Alarm Problem
Jun 01, 2010 (1:25 pm)
I have a 1999 GMC Jimmy that has recently developed an alarm problem. The alarm goes off antwhere from 1 to 4 hours after the doors are locked. What can cause this?
#514 of 535 2002 blazer brake issue
Jul 18, 2010 (4:10 am)
i have a 2002 blazer with soft brake pedal goes to floor changed master cylinder and checked all lines but still have this issue cant get inspected and checked all issues listed as being the problem
#515 of 535 2000 gmc jimmy a/c question
Aug 02, 2010 (9:41 pm)
late this spring, the a/c quit working on my truck. so, last week i bough a couple of cans of r134 (one with oil, stop leak, leak detecter die, etc.) and installed both cans. the fill kit came with a guage attached. anyway, the decal on the heat/cooling duct says the system takes1lb 12 oz.( 28 ox) the 2 cans i bought totaled 36 oz. the a/c works fine at an idle, it will sit there all day with no trouble. but when i rev the engine up even just to 1500 rpm, the pressure goed below 30 psi snd the a/c compressor is electricly shut off by the pressure switch.. is this normal? or should i buy anothe small can of freon, and try adding more?