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1997 chevrolet blazer unable to start after long storage

1997 Chevrolet Blazer has been stored for a long time without starting the engine. I have replaced the battery and added about 6 gallons of fresh gasoline to the tank that is half-full of old gas. The engine cranks good but will not start. Could it be a vapor lock? What else do you suggest I try? Thanks for your help!

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No that is not vapor lock, that doesn't happen on newer cars and trucks. Have you had it checked for fault codes?

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SOURCE: Chevrolet Blazer 1997.

If sender is new in the fuel tank, you have a wire problem between conection of fuel sender and dashboard gauge most likely place at dasbboard gauge.

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SOURCE: 1992 Chevy Blazer Tahoe Starter Removal 4.3l 4WD Vortec

you have to remove the cover over the torque converter 4 bolts holds this on .you may be able to just move it out of the way. and yes it does sound like a starter problem.i hope this helps

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SOURCE: ac clutch replacement on a 2002 chevrolet blazer

if the "hold-in" coil for the compressor shaft is good, take a "butterfly" impact wrench (due to space limitations), then remove shaft nut and very carefully put nut on shaft loose and rap the end of the shaft with light forward pressure applied to clutch, it sometimes works this way, otherwise you'll need to rent an A/C clutch removal tool at a parts store, but remember be very careful how hard you rap shaft and do it with something like hard plastic/wood

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SOURCE: 1995 chevrolet blazer stalls when you slow down

try checking air cleaner box to be sealed or dirty air filter and try to clean mass air flow sensor also check for dirty air intake only clean mass with special mass cleaner . also look for vac leaks and fuel pressure .

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