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Hi Tim & thanks in advance for your efforts. I have a 1999 Chevy blazer and recently it over headed, lost power, cut off after I had the system flushed. It wet up everything so I had the ignition wires, plugs and distribute cap and roter replaced. But still the truck will not idol properly. It was tested and three of the cinders are miss firing , two on one side of the engine and one one the other. what would you suggest??
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Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
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when you say it got hot...how hot did the engine get?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The heat gauge did not go the the the highest temp. but anti freeze began to come out from the radiator cap. The car had no history of overheating before the flush. Also the engine runs and rebs well with the PC valve removed but won't idle properly.
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
did it miss-fire before it overheated?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No, no at all
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
ok
you need to do a compression test on all cylinders,,
compare the missing cylinders with the compression of the good cylinders..
if the compression is low on the missing ones,,you may have blown the head gaskets when it got hot
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Tim - Got it ,but would the engine rebs well as it dose if the head gasket was blown. Also, It was tested and three of the cinders are miss firing , two on one side of the engine and one one the other. Is it conceivable that the the head gasket would be compromised in a way that three of the cinders are miss firing , two on one side of the engine and one one the other.
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
yes,,it is very conceivable if it blew the head gaskets between two cylenders and letting it swap compression with each other
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks for the explanation. I will have the compression checked and get back to you. Is It also likely that it could be a problem with the gas distribution to the cylinders?
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
yes,,
it is possible for it to be the fuel injection spider/metering body..but,you need to rule out the head gaskets first sense it has been hot
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks Got it Will follow up
Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
ok
let me know
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Update,We were not able to check the compression today But I reviewed you concerns regarding the head gasket with the mechanic and he noted that at no point has their been any signs of anti freeze mixing with the oil causing smoke which is expected when the head gasket is compromised. wHAT'S YOUR TOUGHTS ??Assuming that the problem is the fuel injection spider/metering body how can this be verified ??ThaNKShERMAN
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Update,We were not able to check the compression today But I reviewed you concerns regarding the head gasket with the mechanic and he noted that at no point has their been any signs of anti freeze mixing with the oil causing smoke which is expected when the head gasket is compromised. wHAT'S YOUR TOUGHTS ??Assuming that the problem is the fuel injection spider/metering body how can this be verified ??ThaNKShERMAN
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Chevy Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, mechanic replied 2 years ago
coolant doesnt haf to get in the oil with a blown head gasket..it can just be swapping compression with another cylinder..
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