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1990 chevy blazer will click once when trying to start

Would like to find the starter but having trouble. Was gonna tap on the solenoid to see if it would start

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  • kassonja Jan 26, 2009

    yea i have the same problem! at first i thought it was the battery, so i bought a brand new one, got it installed, and the blazer still won't start!

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Check your electrical connections at the battery and block before banging on anything! Starter is on the right side, even with the flywheel & edge of bellhousing, bolted to the block.

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