we have changed all of the sensors, fuel pump, sending unit, converters cleaned out, checked wiring, cap rotor, plug wires, and it still runs bad. what could it be
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Question: this vehicle runs good when cold. when it gets up to 180 it starts to run bad.
Answer #1pushrod February 28, 2013, 06:14Master
Need scan test, fuel pressure test with engine running and eng. off to check system for leak down.
When all the sensors were changed was the temp. SENSOR changed as well?
Replykerrie11, February 28, 2013, 07:06Rookie
we have already changed the temp sensor twice. we even did a fuel pressure test. do you think that it could be the computer.
Replypushrod, February 28, 2013, 08:35Master
What are the codes NOW?
Replykerrie11, February 28, 2013, 08:39Rookie
could it be the main computer temp sensor. are there 2 sensors on this type of vehicle. if so where is the one for the computer temp sensor
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (11856 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper February 28, 2013, 06:18Master
what size motor? if 4.3L the fuel injection spider and regulator comes to mind. gm had issue with them going bad and causing runability isssue and flooding
Replykerrie11, February 28, 2013, 07:07Rookie
yes it is a 4.3L we have changed that also. both of those are brand new.
Replyglobalhelper, February 28, 2013, 07:09Master
where did you buy part,dealer or rebuilt aftermarket?
Replykerrie11, February 28, 2013, 07:14Rookie
NAPA at a dealer
Replyglobalhelper, February 28, 2013, 07:15Master
napa at dealer, explain its one or the other. try this run car for approx 5 mins then shut off. on top of the intake manifold there is a 2" black plug remove it and see if the intake is full of fuel. if so you have a poss defective spider
Replykerrie11, February 28, 2013, 07:29Rookie
we have done that. it only starts running bad when it starts to get warm. do you think that it could be the main computer since everything else is done and new. the other thing that we were told is that the main wiring harness. runs fine until 180 then it floods it self out.