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|1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52M4W
car came in complaining mil coming on and off intermitantly, didn't notice any driveabilty symtoms, scan tested with mentor, code p0341, checked scad data, cam signal enabled yes, checked waveform, with vantage, coming out of sensor, looks ok, any ideas would ... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft sensor circuit range/performance)
|1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: W06VR52R2V
Hello fellow techs, This car came into my shop after an alternator replacement done elsewhere. Customer complaint was the vehicle ran rough. We found a miss on #3 and #6 cylinders. There is no spark from that particular coil. We replaced the coil but have no c...
|1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L lifters VIN: 1G3AJ55M3T
Help!this one has me working on mothers day,mom is not happy. This Ciera came in with lifter noise. The knock sensor kept the timing 20 deg. retard. First oil pressure tested at 55psi idle,so I installed a set of lifters. Starter and ran car,same noise. So I p...
Fixes & Summaries for GM
|1978 Cadillac Fleetwood 7.0L programmer
I have not yet fixed this car, but have confirmed that the problem is with the programmer. As I have replied to a few of you, This old fella struggles with his wife's health and it's not easy getting hold of his car. On Saturday I was able to check power and g...
|1996 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GEC14W9TZ
first of all i would like to thank everyone how responed to my request.there was good suggestions.unfortunately my customer uses the truck on the road every day so it's been hard for him to leave it.when i can arrange a time i'll let everyone know what happen....
|1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L intake/oil press sw ? VIN: 2GIFP22K7W
She finally brought the Camaro in. I looked and the pressure switch is at the front on right side of car. Not leaking. Puiied upper intake (plunem) and there it was, lower intake leaking. Car also smokes a little for a while after sitting 7 or 8 hours. Think i...
|1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 7.4L Misfire VIN: 1GDJC34J2V
The fix for this vehicle was to replace two defective injectors. When the customer brought the vehicle it they showed me two separate invoices for replacing all of the injectors. I never expected them to be the problem. The replies that I received suggested ...
|1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L ABS lite and Brake lite on at same time VIN: 1G3WH52M5S
Thanks to all who responded. I got an update for my scan tool, and came up with a code 51 (freewheeling gear in the ABS module). The trouble chart requires a TECH One to energize solenoids ,etc. I checked the resistance of the harness wiring between the ABS ...
|1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L abs VIN: 1G2WP12K8W
Hello: I received three replies. One hit the nail on the head, but I didn't know it right away. Carl from PA said he had identical problem, and that it was in a short harness at the left rear wheel. Actually in my origional testing I questened this harness...