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Fan clutch issues Rainier Trailblazer S10 Ascender Bravada 9-7X S15 Envoy

Fix Fan clutch issues Rainier Trailblazer S10 Ascender Bravada 9-7X S15 Envoy If you encounter Electronic Fan clutch issues on Rainier, Trailblazer, S10, Isuzu Ascender, Oldmobile Bravada, Saab 9-7X, and S15 GMC Envoy, read this. The electronic fan clutch in the above vehicles experiences almost a 100% failure rate. The purpose of the fan is to reduce drag on the engine at highway speeds where “ram-air” is enough to cool the radiator. At highway speeds, a fully engaged clutch actually spins slower than the air coming through the radiator. So it … Read More

Brake Squeal noise – Isuzu

Fix Brake Squeal noise – Isuzu A Brake Squeal noise on 1995-’97 Rodeo vehicles with 4-wheel disc brakes. The rear brakes squeal or shudder when backing up. But the problem happens WITHOUT brake application. It’s caused by misadjustment of the parking brake. First, check the condition of the return springs and parking brake shoes. Replace if necessary. Next loosen the adjustment nut on the parking brake lever to provide slack in the cable. Next, remove the rubber plug from the adjustment hole and insert a small screwdriver to rotate the … Read More


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