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I have a 2004 trailblazer that does not start on acassion. the batt. is fine and the wires going to the solenoid. i dont know what the exact problem is. wondering if anybody had this problem. another problem i have been haveing is that the gauges will randomly go out(except the rpm and speed gauge). also the transmission slips a lot. when this happens the rpm gauge dies.

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  • sflem53224 Oct 30, 2008

    Our 2002 trailblazer does the same thing. I now carry a wrench that fits the battery termernal and when I lightly tough it, the darn car starts. It is not the battery as we have replaced it. This is now happening almost everytime I go to drive it. I hope someone out there has the answer. I don't want to take it back to the dealership becasue they never seem to be able to find the problem, they just charge more money.

  • Linda Austin Apr 29, 2009

    I have the same problem. When I go to start it (not always but usually) it just clicks as if no contact to battery although lights, radio etc are working. Replaced the battery and it still does it. Have tightened all connections and that doesn't seem to be the problem. Sometimes I just need to open the hood and it will start. Nobody seems to be able to solve the problem.



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I have a 2003 that had the same problem, in addition to millions of electrical issues. After about 8 months, I replaced the battery and it's been fine since then. The old battery continually showed full charge.

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