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1991 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4AH54N2M
Merry Christmas to all! Sorry to bother you on Christmas Day, but I have a customer who has been with out a car for over a week and I am at wits end. This 1991 Buick Century will run, but once placed in gear, will fall on it's face. It will sit and idle OK. I ... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad Driver error)
1989 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Surge VIN: 1GEL1155KU
OK..Customer came in with a complaint of a very high idle at start...that would last at times up to 2 to 3 minutes. When I tested it, it would idle at 2200 RPM, sometimes 1500..and be totally erratic..it would not go down until you drive it a mile or two. It h... Trouble codes: 26 (Shorted Throttle Switch), 30 (Idle Speed Control)
1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: UNKNOWNVIN
this is my mothers truck and i have tried evervthing including new fuel the truck just dies. dont have a clue i am a nissan tech Trouble codes: 42 (43 -), 43 (44 -), 44

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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Balance shaft VIN: 1G2NE12T6V
Thanks to those who responded. While there is a special tool made to hold the balance shafts in position, I was able to hold them with vise grips. The crank must be 90 degrees off TDC and then the flats on the balance shaft must be facing down toward the botto...
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