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Having problems starting

When I go to turn it over..I get a clicking sound and lights come on and battery reads fine. Newer battery only about 3 years old. This is a LT model with a lot of extras for the time that is...LOL! Lots of electrical extras. When starting everything goes dim and hesitates when trying to turn over. After about 3 to 4 times it starts..but think I am pushing my luck.

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  • nikkiangel86 Apr 15, 2009

    i had the same problem if your blazer will try to turn over then its not your starter. i am going through the same thing right now. we found that the camshaft sensor wire is damaged. so we changed the cam and crank shaft sensor and had to repair the wire. if you have a wire testor check the wire coming out of the camshaft before you change everything out. you should only have one ground. if you have it where the hot wire is grounded your wire is damaged. hope i helped.

  • nikkiangel86 Apr 15, 2009

    if your vehicle is try to turn over then its not your starter. try to check the wires coming out of the camshaft sensor. if your hot wire is grounded your wires is damaged. i spent over 200.00 trying to fix mine and that was my only problem. we changed out the camshaft sensor and the crank shaft, spark plugs, battery, fuel pump, brain and coil. none of that worked for my truck so check your wires first then go from there. hope i helped.



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I would recommend taking this to an auto parts store and having them run a starting and charging system test. Most of them will do this at no charge. Your battery may be reading ok, but the starter and / or alternator may be going bad. (if you have a lot of extra electrical items it maybe wearing out the alternator while it tries to charge the battery back up, would explain the dimming of lights and hesitation when starting). Hope this helps.

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