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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Base 2dr

1996 Chevrolet Blazer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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October 27, 2012, 9:59 pm

Glenn W
 

Question: i think its a fuel related issue

wont start when it sits for 3 weeks or more unless i put gas in the throttle body on a daily basis i have to crank it like 4 times till it fires up then trips 15 mile or more it loses all power until i pull over shut it off then restart it and it will run fine for awhile also wont start facing down hill but up hill it starts fine check engine light codes are bank 1 sensor 1 and 2 and bank 2 sensor 1 cylinder 5 misfire and evap code


November 10, 2012, 11:17 am

Elizabeth K
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You could have more than one problem. The first thing to work on are those codes. Right now we know your mixture is off and you've got a misfire and a problem with your evap system, but the codes contain more specific info than that. If you post the exact codes, I can send you a list of what to check for each of them.


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