There are a couple of reasons that cause immediate engine overheating. A five-link rear suspension — similar to the system pioneered by Chevy's award winning Tahoe and Suburban — combines with a double-A arm front suspension and one of the SÚV-market's first applications of rack-and-pinion steering for superior responsiveness, quietness and performance. However, not everyone really appreciated such an advanced model, and instead chose the basic TrailBlazer to satisfy simple needs. In independent testing, the 2006 TrailBlazer -- with five more horsepower than the 2009 model, but otherwise the same vehicle -- sprinted to 60 mph in 5. Responsive steering from a hydraulic power-assist rack-and-pinion system provides precise steering response and a world-class tight turning radius. This variant was introduced to the main public at the same time with the Trailblazer changing its platform and featured a longer and higher body. Its hydroformed steel frame side rails form a strong foundation for the truck's overall strength and ride quality.
The TrailBlazer won the award in 2002. One of the basic tools that come with your purchase of a vehicle is the emergency jack. TrailBlazer has a stiffer frame, which achieves an optimum structural feel for precise ride and handling. Braking also is at world-class levels in terms of noise, wear and brake feel. This new TrailBlazer comes standard with a 6. These come in a variety of styles to add to the personalization of your vehicle.
The TrailBlazer features an , and a five-link rear suspension. How do I change my tire in case it happens? Torso type side airbags were not available then. This all-wheel-drive system had a base 67-percent torque bias to the rear, but the Torsen center differential could send up to 45 percent of the power to the front wheels and up to 75 percent of the power to the rear wheels, depending on the conditions. It's wheelbase was 113 inches long, and it had 7. The vehicle's styling offers dramatically improved visibility and a commanding view of the road.
The vehicle is available with two diesel engines - 2. The car had a bitter end as its later models were simply upgrades of past ones instead of completely new creations. Do not ignore these indications or pass them up as something that will just go away. Archived from on March 29, 2013. Superior ride and handling TrailBlazer's world-class ride and handling attributes combine Chevy-Truck toughness and unprecedented precision.
It is the most technologically advanced engine in its class and delivers the most horsepower in its segment, at 270 hp with 275 lb-ft of torque. Archived from on September 4, 2011. They were available in both and all-wheel-drive configurations. The frame dramatically increases torsional stiffness, an important enabler in the performance of suspension components. Chevrolet claimed a 0-to-60-mph time of just 5. Then, pull off the tire and replace with the new one, making sure that you put back all lug nuts to keep it safely in place.
What must be causing it? Do I need to be alarmed? My Chevy's engine immediately overheats just after five minutes of driving. At that time, the TrailBlazer received a Marginal overall side impact rating - tested with optional side airbags present. The hydraulically assisted rack-and-pinion steering system provides a precise steering response and tight turning radius. For 2008 models side curtain airbags became standard. You do not want to get stuck in a car that reeks of mildew smell or an air conditioner that works like a heater. The front seats had 40.
The potent V-8 mated to a Hydra-Matic 4L70 transmission, which had four forward gears. Archived from on April 29, 2009. To best address this, it is important to have an auto professional diagnose the problem and perform the relevant solution. Later in 2002 Chevy will introduce an extended TrailBlazer with a third row seat. Archived from on April 23, 2009. An advanced system of 12 specially tuned body mounts use hydraulics and rubber pads to isolate road inputs and noise, limiting vibration and harshness dramatically on any kind of road or trail. After securing your parking brakes, start taking off the wheel cover and loosening the lug nuts.
Chassis The chassis system was designed to achieve new levels of comfort, safety and performance in a midsize SÚV. All of this was packaged in a sleek yet rough body, coupled with a roomy 7-passenger cabin. Its end also signaled the closure of its assembly-line and plant. For the Brazilian, South African and Saudi markets, the 3. The suspension was stiffened up and lowered from the factory, it had an added air-leveling system in the rear, and it rode on 20 in 510 mm wheels and 255 mm 10.
The rear seats had 39. The last TrailBlazer rolled off the Moraine line on December 16, 2008, a week before the plant's closure. An updated front fascia on models higher than the base version and new interior trim were included with the refresh. To keep all these technologies running, the TrailBlazer incorporates the most advanced electrical system ever used in a truck. It could be that your engine's coolant level is way below the prescribed level, the drive belts may be defective, the cooling fan is having issues with its temperature sensor or wiring, the ignition timing is not properly set, there may be leaks in the cooling system or vacuum system, or the engine itself is encountering mechanical issues.