Last post on Mar 01, 2010 at 4:10 AM
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#1 of 6 Transmission interchangeably
Feb 28, 2010 (8:19 pm)
Can some one tell me an easy way to tell if a 97 blazer transmission will fit my son's 1998, both trucks are 4x4. Thanks in advance
#2 of 6 Re: Transmission interchangeably [blazerstudent]
Feb 28, 2010 (8:30 pm)
Should work. I cannot think of any changes that were made in that model year transition that would affect the use of one over the other.
#3 of 6 interchange transmissions
Mar 01, 2010 (3:40 am)
As far as i know thet are directly interchangable, however, the best option is to rebuild the transmiison that in in the vehicle. I know at least one transmission shop that recomends doing that if possible.
If you are going to obtain a good used 1997 Blazer transmission for less than $500 or $600 , and want to install it in a 1998 Blazer, I feel like it is worth the gamble.
Mar 01, 2010 (3:51 am)
Ok, thanks. I had been told that there was a change made, but the person that told me, could not remember if it was 96 or 97 when the change was made. I would have it rebuilt, but if I can change it myself, and get this transmission for $500, I figure I'm saving around $900. Thanks again.
#5 of 6 Interchange
Mar 01, 2010 (4:01 am)
One clue to the interchangability of the 1997 and 1998 Blazer transmissions it that the rebuild kits have the same part number....GM-24247300 which costs $356.93.
Mar 01, 2010 (4:10 am)
Ok , thanks. Never thought to look up part numbers. That makes sense..