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2001 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L crank no start VIN: 1G1NE52J21
Happy Hollidays everyone. This morning when my wife tried to start the car is was -2 degrees outside. She says the car will crank but not start and she tried it two times. I went outside and verified strong crank and no start. Noticed the fuel gauge showing de...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Diaognostic window
After .8 miles of drive time the "Check Traction Control System" warning light comes on then Antilock Brake Light and Traction control of light comes on. System wil reset itself after key is turned off
1990 Oldsmobile Toronado 3.8L turn signal indicator
this vehicle has analog gauges and digital odometer. the original complaint was that only the tachometer would work, all other gauges were inoperative at times. Sent the cluster in for repair and then reinstalled, all gauges worked correctly. When headlamps we...
1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L temperature VIN: 1G3HN52K8T
Hello all This one is a puzzler. This car has no heat at times through the vents. We have replaced t-stat and tried to backflush heater core. Was getting little flow through core(was told by customer that car had set for five years) so we replaced core. While ...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G3WX52K7X
Any GM guru help would be much appreciated. This customer complains of intermittent rough running/idle and wanting to hesitate & die. The times this occurs, no codes are stored in the computer, but numerous warning lights are illuminated. The "Service Vehicle ...
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NF52E51
This car has been here before for a problem similar to this, the car will crank but won't start,the security light will flash. I performed relearn procedure and then the car will start. Last time I replaced the passlock sensor and I thought I had it fixed. The... Trouble codes: B2960 (security system sensor data incorrect but valid), U1000 (Class 2 Data Link malfunction), P1189 (Engine oil pres switch circuit)
1993 Pontiac Firebird 3.4L Ignition Fuse VIN: 2G2FS22SXP
Happy Holidays, I have this 93 Firebird which was towed into my shop. The #11 fuse in the underhood fuse box was blown .I replaced it ,and it blows again as soon as you turn the key to the on position. All data says this fuse feeds the ignition module, crank...

Fixes & Summaries for GM
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3G1JC1243T
Thanks for all the help. Removed the timing chain cover and found the timing chain slipped a few links. Thanks to Charles got it right. Everybody have a Merry Christman and Happy New Year. Trouble codes: 172 (rich condition).
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L oil pressure
tried factory switch,no change. dropped oil pan for inspection. mains looked like new. . custermer traded auto in. thank all of you!
1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GDJG31ROX
Hi Folks Well this truck is kicking our butt!!! First, this truck does not have a weight prportioning valve on the rear and we disabled the ABS by pulling the relay. Do to a leaking axle seal recently we replaced the rear shoes with OEM shoes. Had to give th...
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