1990 Chevrolet Blazer Repair and Maintenance

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

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1990 Chevrolet Blazer Problems

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start

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.

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault

The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.

Intake Manifold Gasket 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

83 K5 washer stays on all the time when wiper on. Switch&motor already replaced? (1 answer)

83 K-5 washer fluid squirting constantly when wipers are turned on. I replaced the motor and the switch and still it happens. I see nothing wrong with the wiring and it's all original wiring any ideas?

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...

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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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