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#3662 of 3674 Re: Fuse & Electrical Prblems - UPDATE!! [leoandme]
Mar 25, 2012 (11:56 am)
OMG!!! Wish we would have found this article a month and $$'s earlier. My husband was having the same exact issues with his 96 Jimmy. I told him about your aritcle and the solution. He went out unplugged the plug and presto everything works and no more blown fuses!! Thank you for all the help this has given us!!!!!
#3663 of 3674 Re: 2001 chevy Blazer brake pedal [rgraham2]
May 08, 2012 (10:32 am)
Did you find a solution to this problem? My 2001 blazer is doing exactly the same thing, except the right blinker doesn't work either.
#3664 of 3674 Re: 2001 chevy Blazer brake pedal [rgraham2]
May 08, 2012 (11:36 am)
I had the same thing on my 2000 Jimmy. It turned out to be the multifunction switch on the steering column. It's the one that has the turn signal, cruise control, emergency flashers and high beam switches. It developed an internal short that not only caused the power to remain on, but also turned on the brake lights constantly. The switch is readily available but replacement is not so easy. Good luck.
#3665 of 3674 Re: 2001 chevy Blazer brake pedal [fixitman]
May 08, 2012 (12:53 pm)
Thank you. We will try that.
#3667 of 3674 Re: 2001 chevy Blazer brake pedal [fixitman]
May 11, 2012 (12:19 pm)
OK, the multifunction switch has fixed the problems. They do tell me that the right blinker is blinking too fast (this is the one that didn't work at all prior to the multifunction switch replacement). Thank you again for your help.
#3668 of 3674 new problem with 2001 blazer
Oct 01, 2012 (1:14 pm)
New problem now, when I turn on the blazer, sometimes the radio light, direction and temp light and dashboard lights work, sometimes they don't. Sometimes they will turn on after I've driven awhile. What could this be?
#3669 of 3674 Re: new problem with 2001 blazer [mflorea]
Oct 01, 2012 (7:20 pm)
My first guess would be a dying ignition switch. Do the lights come on when you turn the key on, but before you start? Do all the warning lights come on then, or just some of them? Do the gauges work properly all the time?
#3670 of 3674 Re: new problem with 2001 blazer [johnss10]
Oct 02, 2012 (10:09 am)
Just had the ignition switch replaced a few months ago, along with the multi-purpose switch. Yes all lights work before starting. Sometimes they work after starting, but about half the time. All the gauges are working correctly. Could it possibly be a short in the new ignition switch?
#3671 of 3674 Re: 2001 GMC GIMMY STARTING ISSUES! [ronna767]
Oct 13, 2012 (6:42 am)
check out this site, new rockies.com, they have a security bypass module , they say is easy to install. readabout the issues and ill bet the TDM will be the cause of all these GMC starting and stalling issues.