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1986 Buick Riviera T-Type 3.8L Cluster VIN: 1G4EZ13CXL
Quick question? Cust brought car in with cluster that reads error on it. Digital cluster. Checked voltage and grounds at cluster at have replaced pigtail. Cluster is used unit. When you turn or push on connector dash will work also if you put a slight pressure...
1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G6KD52B3R
costumer complain of hesitation when vehicle cold, i recomemded a major tune-up since vehicle is 10 years old (63000 miles) and never had one, vehicle worked fine for 2 weeks and the hesitation returned, the problem is intermidiante some times it does it and s...
1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1FP23E5M
HELP! Weve got this Camaro from hell. Car came in a no crank no start.Upon opening hood we saw a mess of wiring at the battery terminals, due to radio amp install. Started here by removing un-needed wiring and cleaning terminals. Still had no crank. Got under ... Trouble codes: 53 (vehicle anti theft system circuit)
1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GDJC34R6V
We have been working on this vehicle for 4 days. This vehicle came in about a month ago with a very bad misfire. We determined cylinders #5 and #8 were misfiring. Replaced these injectors on the truck, ran like a million dollars. It came back on a tow 4 days a...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L rpm flucuation VIN: 1G2WP52K9X
hellow guys, this is my first time asking for any help . this customer came in with a extrime problem at with his acceloration at approxiametley 50 mph and 2000 rpm. we preformed road tests with our modis. the problem seems to be that the engine would flutter ...

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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L Camshaft Carrier/Housing VIN: 2G1WP14X4M
It turns out that 18 ft lbs was the correct torque. There was no oil in the bolt holes on the heads as almost everyone mentioned. (just rebuilt) The camshaft carrier housing bolts finally stopped needing retorquing on the third time. I believe the problem was ...
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14K6N
thank you to everyone that offered help the distributor was bad & the truck now runs like a champ thanks again & happy holidays to all Trouble codes: 42 (esc problem).
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52P5R
I was unaware of the vent hoses or the importance of them. The vehicle didn't have them. Installed new hoses & gave the car back to the customer. Only time will tell if the problem is cured. Trouble codes: 16 (crank res low).
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L lifters VIN: 2G1WX12X65
got some helpful advice. One replay was for a pushrod engine The car left without fixing
2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WH52H61
Good Morning, I had 11 replies to this post and am very gratefull for the time and advice of these gentlemen. I replaced the crankshaft position sensor at the advice of Wcflsbd ( no name given) and tried to duplice the symptom and it was a lot better. I re...
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Surge, ACCELARATION VIN: 1GWP52K62F
thanks everyone on the idle and running flair up of rpm's I disconnected the cruise cable and having the customer try it for a while to see if that eliminates the problem .
2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L cooling fans
Let customer take the car until a more convient time for them to leave it with us. After they drive the car for 2 days a code po128 thermostat code was present in the system. Found that the rubber portion in the thermostat was ripped causing the thermostat to ...
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