I haven't had too many problems with my
Blazer in the over two years I have had
it. Purchased it from a dealer with
60,000 miles on the odometer, and now
with 110,000 miles, I don't hesitate to
take it anywhere. The fuel injector
assembly failed shortly after purchase
(a common failure on all the Vortec
CPI/CMFI engines). Steering components
on front tend to wear out somewhere
before 100,000 miles and can be pricey
to fix. I haven't had transmission
problems with mine. Get transmission
service records if you're looking at
one. Be especially leery of one equipped
with a trailer hitch; the 4L60E
transmission doesn't seem to like heavy
loads for extended periods.
Quick acceleration, low-end power,
comfort, stability in ice and snow.
Fuel economy, serviceability of things
like blower motor, location of flasher
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