> iknownothing wrote:
> > I have a 96 S-10 Blazer...
> > recently I had some trouble getting her to start in the
> mornings (when
> > itís cold or wet?). Acts like it wants to....tries to turn
> over but
> > wonít catch. By the time I come home starts just fine.
> Everytime I
> > had someone look at it nothing was happening. Never did
> > except hope it would start.
> > A few weeks ago it started happening again & I had a friend
> look at
> > it. He replaced a temp sensor? Said it was bad & that it
> was telling
> > the computer the truck was overheating therefore not
> allowing it to
> > start? Seemed to work (or at least help) but....
> > Now, for the past 3 days my truck wonít start! The battery
> is almost
> > dead from trying.
> > Iíve heard everything from the starter to the fuel pump!!
> > I donít know what to do...I cannot afford to take it to a
> shop or
> > dealer!
> > Please help!
> Do the basic diagnostics:
> 1. Fuel/Fuel Supply
> If you are getting Fuel at the right PSI, and the injectors
> pulsing. Move to Spark. If your getting spark, pull one or two
> plugs. Look for signs of fuel fouling. If you have good hot
> spark, and
> no fouling, move on to air & compression.
> Buying a factory service manuial, or barrowing one from a
> library will
> help you trace the problems.
Thanks for the help Charles!
I know it is getting fuel & spark so I am just moving on from there.
I have a mechanic friend...who has the manual for my truck, heís
coming over tonight to have a look at it.
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