Where is the starter in a 1999 4-door Chevy Blazer and how do I test to find out if it needs to be replaced?

Asked by Jan 11, 2016 at 02:22 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Blazer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When trying to start my 1999 Blazer it only makes clicking sounds and won't start. I have checked the fuses (seem okay), Charged the battery and tried the lights and wipers - they seem to work fine and the dash lights come on. I would like to check the starter to see if that's the problem. I looked under the hood but I must be blind as I cannot see it. I can't check the alternator until the car turns over. I don't know if it is a 4dr. LS 4WD Suv. or a 4 Dr. LT 4WD Suv.

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but is the battery really good?? put the lights on and hit the starter,,,did the head lights stay bright or dim out...poor mans load test..

18,775

Have the battery tested at the parts store. Just because it's charged doesn't mean it's good. Or maybe have someone jump you off. Other than that you need a starter. Once off you can take it and have it tested too.

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