2001 chevy blazer motor still runs when foot on brake and key out of ingition
When i park the blazer, i put it in park, with my foot on the brake. then i turn the key off and remove it from the ignition. the motor is still running. when i take my foot off of the brake the motor kills and stays off. what is going on here?
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Re: 2001 chevy blazer motor still runs when foot on brake...
Ignition switch is bad ... you should NOT be able to remove the key while running (safety feature on all US cars since 1970's). Brake switch is hooked into ignition then to shift lever to prevent moving from park unless ke is on and brake is depressed ... your switch (or wiring, but probably switch) is shorted out and/or maybe has mechanical damage (from when the thief tryed to start it with a screwdrive?)
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When my blazer did this they had to replace part of the wiring harness in the steering wheel. It took forever for them to get the parts because we live in nowhereville, but once it was in it works again and no problems. I had to take it to the actual chevy dealer because none of the other places had a clue. good luck.
95-97 blazer or 94-97 S-10
12volts red (there will be 2)+ ignition harness
Starter purple or yellow + ignition harness
Ignition pink + ignition harness
Second Ignition white or pink/white + ignition harness
Accessory orange + ignition harness
Power Lock lt. blue + either kick panel
Power Unlock white + either kick panel
Lock Motor gray drivers kick panel
Unlock Motor tan drivers kick panel
Parking Lights+ brown switch or rear harness
Door Trigger white - keyless module
Dome Supervision use door trigger
Trunk/Hatch Pin tied in with doors
Trunk/Hatch Release black/white + switch or keyless
Tachometer white AC ECM
Brake Wire white + at brake pedal switch
Parking Brake black at the pedal
Horn Trigger black - steering column