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2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4CW54K52
Above 60 MPH, semi hard brakeing, causes the car to shutter. No rotor pulsation felt, do not feel ABS event.
1988 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall
i don't mind a curve- ball every now and then, but an 88 cavalier is not where i expect it to come from! this one came in w/2 issues: overheated in traffic, and intermittently it would stall or idle erratically. it always felt ok to the customer when his foot ...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L steering noise VIN: 1GNDT13S22
The problem started about 9 months after we bought the car new. The lead service writer (for the dealer) experienced the problem (with me as a passenger) early on, but never for their Technician, so I'm told. This problem will occur intermittently when the veh...

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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L # 17 fuse VIN: 1G6CD533L4
Thanks to all that responded. All good suggestions. Stephen nailed it. When I brake torque it just right, not too hard or soft, It would 'pop' the fuse everytime. Weak motor mounts pull and rub the harness at the rear valve cover and eventualy cause a short. F...
1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, Contamination VIN: 1G1AY8781C
This will end this Post. Answers: A) Tank is not available at all for any reason, save used or custom. One suggestion was interesting, to convert it into a fuel cell with a kit that utilized the original tank. Oh those Corvette Racefans! Overall however parts ...
1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L 4 Way Flasher
Thanks to all for the positive response about replacing the turn signal/Combo switch. I was very happy to be able to call the customer and let him know that this would definately correct the problem, which it did. I have plans to call my other customer and inq...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: IG2WP5219V
Hi Fellas: Ken.Here,Well Fellas Ken.Is One Happy Fella, And The Customer Too I Might Say. Special Thanks To Dave [...], We Weren't Aware Of The Resistor Wired Into The System,And Located Along The R/F Frame Rail. Once We Foun...
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