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Two Things: Wipers randomly don't work at all, or go too long and fuel gauge not working.

My Blazer has been having many electrical system issues since only 35k miles, one after the other. First, similar blinking sound issues like other post...

For long time, I've just been living with it since dealer fixes cost sooooo much, my wipers are completely random. In Norcal, I've been lucky they worked in rain 80% time, but some storms without wipers were scary.
1) Won't do anything hitting on switch at any rate, or with sprayer - just dead.
2) Won't stop at normal number of wipes, go 5-20 extra wipes.
- almost never work correctly.

Also, since about 80k my gas gauge doesn't work - at full it reads full. It goes down to about 3/4 tank what seems accurately. At that point, it starts going back up to full. Sometimes when I turn on the car, the gas gauge jumps around randomly. This got worse... at 80k, used to work until at 1/4, then would climb. Over the miles, it got worse and worse so now it becomes wrong at 3/4 or little more. I have to track gas tank by my "computer" that gives me compass, temp and mileage/gas used/range. Luckily I have LT with this feature.

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  • dtg0217 Jul 03, 2008

    wiper problem i had someone told me that the motor was recalled in 2002

  • chuckkles Jul 03, 2008

    Never got a letter about that, but got other recalls (AC smell, etc...).
    Thanks


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Hi chuck. I red your problem.
I anderstand your problem is electrical.

OK.On Chevy wiper motors have a defect " I called"
But the problem is the Wiper module or Wiper board,
That goes inside of the wiper motor. it's cost on dealer about $ 40 or around 20 to 35 on Autoparts.
Is easy to replace it. no need to take out the wiper motor.
Just remove the little torx screw on the black tap and take out
You will see the module.
I hope this work for you.

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

  • Juan Guillen Jul 08, 2008

    Sorry I forgot the problem with the fuel gauge.

    The problem on this come when the fuel sender on the fuel pump assemble come damage due to wear.

    And for fix this you need to replace the fuel pump assemble.

    Is other common problem on Chevys.



    NOTE: if you gonna replace Don't put a cheap, Buy a A/C delco or Carter, if not they come damage soon.

    Thank's for use fixya.

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