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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
105,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced water pump (1 reports)
1997 Chevrolet Blazer engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Chevrolet Blazer Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 062006

(reported on)

Blazer ES 4.1L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles


I have a 97 Chevy Blazer. It started losing coolant and running hot a few weeks ago. Problem became extreme last week. Found a leak in the water pump, replaced it and the lower hose this weekend. Had to jump it off to start it. Ran rough while idling and issued a white smoke from tailpipe. Ran ok once I started off, then ran hot again. Stopped and opened radiator cap. Cooled off. Started off again and went a few miles. Started running hot again and rattling. Stopped and cut engine off, let sit for a few minutes. Tried to crank again and it would not.

- , Ohatchee, AL, USA

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