1990 Chevrolet Blazer Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet Blazer

1990 Chevrolet Blazer Problems

Windshield Wipers May Fail Due to Faulty Wiper Motor Control Board

The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily get the wipers working again. Some vehicles were recalled for this problem and some were not. You will need to check with your local dealer to find out if a specific vehicle was included.

Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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1990 Chevrolet Blazer Questions

What would cause a loud clunk/vibration noise when shifting into reverse only. (1 answer)

Should upper ball joint be replaced or sleeve re-adjusted if the top stud moves? (1 answer)

1983 K5 full size Blazer, 4X4, GM 10 bolt axle. Drivers side upper ball joint stud, and nut move back and forth 1/8th inch as the hub is lifted, and lowered. Axle is supported and wheel is removed. Can the adjuster sleeve be re-torqued to remove play, or do both upper ball joint and adjuster s...

What would cause the windshield washer fluid to continue to spray? (1 answer)

1983 K5 blazer full size. The wipers work on low and high switch setting. When I push in on the switch for washer fluid to spray, it will spray until the wipers are turned off. If I turn the wipers back on, the washer will still spray without activating the washer. It will continue to spray u...

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1990 Chevrolet Blazer Recalls

Recall 93V119000
SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.

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