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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW52K65
Customer complains of very intermittent cutting out. Vehicle will cut out as if the key was turned off then pick back up. It will only actually die very seldom. I have replaced above listed parts as an educated guess.(i have not had the vehicle act up while I ...
1988 Chevrolet Camaro 5.0L MIL Lamp on, CODE 32 STORED VIN: 1G1FP31EXJ
fellow tech this one seemed cut& dry to repair-check engine light comes on while cruising @ highways speeds-code 32 egr system fault stored-replaced egr valve\egr solenoid with oem\cleaned egr passages & then ecm & prom w\ac delco unit.followed flow chart & al... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system fault)
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Surge VIN: 2G1FP32P9T
this car under light axcel will stumble like a miss changed plugs & wires cleaned fuel iduction rail with no responce the car cold will run perfect for about 5 min then stumble under light axcel under heavy load it runs fine only when it is under light load is...
1996 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Brake pressure VIN: 1GBJK34J5T
Have an info. request from the Chev. truck techs.. We are set up for 'All' Ford here...Thanks... We have a 96 3500 series 4x4 dually flatbed in our fleet that was on a job and lost it's brake peddle.. 'All' the way to the floor (allthough 'stuck', still had l...
1996 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Stall VIN: 236G790W26
vehicle came in with a stalling problem cold or hot, sometimes will idle for 1 or 2 minutes then stall out. if put in gear will stall imediatley. have checked injectors, plugs, cap,rotor, wires,grounds and connectors at ecm but still have the stalling problem,...
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L dic VIN: 1G1YY22GOX
Hello, this Corvette has an intermittent "resetting" of the Driver's Information Center. The customer only likes to monitor the Average Fuel Economy, and what happens periodically when she starts the car, instead of the Average Fuel Economy being displayed (s...
1991 GMC S15 Jimmy SLE 4.3L temp. gauge VIN: 1GKDT13Z1M
this truck as a digital bar graph dash,starts out ok when cold but goes up to overheat. check engine temp. at therm.and found 199 and lower rad hose at 175 with no sign of overheat
1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L pass keyII VIN: 1G3HN53L6N
Have customer fed up with PASS KEY II problems.Car will not start.Original key was replaced,and Dealer checked out system for malfunction last year.Replaced anti- theft module at that time.Customer would like to eliminate anti theft system,and operate with con...
1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L 1-2 Shift Solenoid VIN: 1GHDX03E3V
Customer returned this week with light on and no shifting concerns. PO753 1-2 Shift solenoid Short or open. Transmission shifts fine with no delay or slip. Alldata says if pcm does not see 0 volts when applied or 12v when off code will trigger. All solenoids h...
2002 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L stability control VIN: 1G3GR64H22
Hi Oldsmobile tech. I need help on this one. The car came in 4 or 5 week ago ride stibility light on. After drving the car 2 or 3 mile Ride stibitity light come on. Ride stibitiy and ride hieght inop. Checked codes B1009. Replaced BCM, ride hieght started work...

Fixes & Summaries for GM
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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L temp & fuel gauge VIN: 1G4CW52K4V
Thanks to all who helped, the car did not return to my shop for repairs, I called the customer and he was not going to try to fix this intermittent problem.
2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L air bag light VIN: 2G4WB55K6Y
well, to tell you the truth i completley forgot about this one. we went ahead and sent this vehicle to a dealer for repair. they found a wiring problem under the carpet. the customer was happy and all ended up o.k. thanks to all who replied.
1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L struts VIN: 1G6KD52B8R
Hey guys, THANKS for the help. The ride control module is located behind the rear seat. Accessable by removing the panel inside the trunk. Module is located on the right side. I was also able to get wiring circuits and pin numbers from Alldata. I can provide t...
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KS52Y8V
I was not able to fix this vehicle as the woman took it on a friday because she needed it over the weekend. On monday she called and told us that she went with her sister car shopping and ended up uying a new car herself and traded in the Cadi. I had a few res...
1988 Chevrolet Suburban R20 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall
Sorry this took so long but the boss put this one on the back burner,Thanks for all the replies. I switch out the T- body with another one same thing, I put a new prom and a mem-cal/problem solved SORRY again for taking so long,THANK YOU agian
1991 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WT14X7M
Thanks Joe [...]
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Burns Oil VIN: 1GCEK19K7R
Sorry for the delay on this reply. I was waiting for the customer to bring the car back in and it never happened. Most of the reply's were related to the intake gaskets being bad. The customer lives about 60 miles from me and decided to just have a friend put ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L speedometer VIN: 1GCHK29U53
We still haven't seen this pickup back to condemn the cluster. He won't slow down long enough to give us access. Cluster is still acting up (is constant now). Got 3 responses; 2 said to replace the entire cluster, one had had multiple problems similar to this....
1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L serpentine belt VIN: 1GKDT13W5V
Hello everyone. Sorry about getting back so late with this one. The customer went away for a week, but we were able to silence his Jimmy. We received numerous good replies: -a/c pressures too high, tightening up compressor, ripping belts -bad tensioner (too ...
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 1GHDX23E61
Although our TPS readings never dropped below .53 volts on the scanner, the TPS was the culprit. What happens is the voltage drops faster and lower than the scan tools ability to read it. The voltage was dropping below the voltage indicated causing the ECM to ...
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