Question about 1999 Chevrolet Blazer
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This happens usually to cars especially during freezing temperatures. First thing to check is the battery. Make sure you have enough power on the battery. A good 650 amps battery will do or you may use battery blanket to keep the battery warm. Second is making sure that you are not using thick oil. Make sure your oil's viscosity is 5W-30. This is the condensation forms in gas tanks that aren't full. Ice then forms in the fuel lines. Keep the gas tank as full as possible and make sure your fuel and air filters are clean. Use gas line antifreeze. This is a chemical (essentially Methyl Hydrate) that is added to your gas tank to inhibit your gas line freezing. This product will also help conserve gas. You may need to check also the distributor cap. Cracked distributor cap, an old condenser, frayed spark plug wires or dirty spark plugs can all cause starting problems, especially if it's wet and cold.
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Posted on Jan 03, 2011
Hi, if it's that cold your fuel line could be frozen. If this is the case, I would suggest parking your car in the garage until the lines thaw and putting water remover (not fuel conditioner) in the tank. Also, check the anti-freeze level. This won't prevent an engine from turning over, it keeps your block from cracking as antifreeze freezes at lower temperatures than water.
Put a bottle of HEET in the gas tank and fill up the Antifreeze level, this will make it start at any time.
Posted on Jan 03, 2011
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