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1986 Buick Regal 3.8L No Start
This vehicle was towed into me with a key broke off in the ignition, I replaced lock cylinder and key assembly, the fuel tank was rusted through, I replaced fuel tank before attemting to start, after installing tank the vehicle started and drove OK, NO Brakes....
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L MIL Lamp on, NO COMMUNICATION VIN: 1G4GD22KXS
Good Morning: Got a 1995 Rivera. Car runs ok. Ck engine lamp is on. Tech 2 will not comm. with powertrain. But will comm. with body and give code B1038. On pin 9 of ALDL (UART LINE) we have 4.87 volts steady. Related issues are the atc control head was flashin... Trouble codes: B1038 (no uart comm.)
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L # 17 fuse VIN: 1G6CD533L4
Fuse #17 blows out intermittantly with warm engine causing stall and no crank situation. According to MOD, #17 is ECM, VCC brake switch, converter clutch switch, pass key decoder, and starter enable relay (pnk/blk wire). When running ok, this circuit draws hal...
1983 Chevrolet C10 Suburban Custom 6.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GDT355H67
this is where it is getting fun. they could not locate my original pump so they gave me another reman so i took it to a local rebuilder and he found plenty wrong with it well i install the pump for the third time and it starts ok but it will idle up and down o...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Compressor VIN: 1GNEK13Z62
Very simple, (you would think) Looking for actual correct service bulletin # that is for compressor replacement due to broken reed valves recently put out by GM. There are several that are close, but I have not found the directly related to this problem. Our l...

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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, hard start VIN: 1G4CW52K2Y
Most everyone was right on the nose. Checked the fuel pressure regulator and found it leaking. Guess there is nothing new under the sun. Thanks for all the help.
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
This one is fixed! What should have been obvious to me was the fact that the power windows and power seats would not work when dash was not functioning. All components are controlled by the BCM which is what I replaced. There is also a power relay which contro...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WN54T2L
I have found oil has wicked up through the wire, also found chaffed area by the engine mount area. Thanx to all for help. Mike.
1993 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start
Okay, Okay, I feel properly subdued now as well as a bitticked off. For some reason I got the wrong fuel pressurespecs and that is the problem. Low fuel pressure. Thanks abunch guys for your assistance.
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