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1977 Buick Regal 5.7L engine VIN: 24557H7G15
This 77 Buick Regal belonged to a studentís grand-father. It sat in a garage for about 5 years before anyone tried to start it. When it did start, it ran well for several minutes before the kids realized the antifreeze was not circulating. The car was then sh...
1996 Buick Roadmaster Collector's Edition 5.7L heater VIN: 1G4BN52P8T
customer came in complaining of no heat found vehicle not up to operating temp replaced leaking water pump and thermostat flushed cooling system remove all trapped air in cooling system vehicle now comes up to temp still no heat found a/c system operating any ...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L radio VIN: 1G1NE52J2Y
need some help from you chevy guys i had this cars battery discnected for a couple days while i replaced the intake gaskets you all can sympathize with me right .( happens to be my sons car ) so when i returned the car to him i said put your code in your radio...
2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L starter VIN: 1GTHG35R0Y
vehicle towed in due to no start. inspected vehicle and found battery and starter to be no good. after replacing both battery and starter, with ignition key out of the cylinder, starter began to crank. inspected wires at starter and repaired bad connection. pr...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52MOT
Hello All, I have a Grand am thats giving me fits. It started as a hard start condition. It was toed to my shop. Once inside I got it running, it had a very extended crank time. Got it started, moved it on to a hoist, suspecting fuel problem.Put a fuel pressu...

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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16T6Y
Sorry it took so long to close this request. I have not repaired the vehicle as of yet. I replaced the fuel pump and regulator (TWICE, mainly because of low fuel pressure). Even with two new pumps and regulators, the pressure never changed, but it was going to... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire).
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L fans VIN: 2G1WH55K81
well i guess techniclly the cooling fan and temp guage problem wasnt fixed but it installed a transmision fuid pump to circulate tranny fluid through the tranny while its being towed behind motor home and they had the battery disconnected so ...
1991 GMC S15 Jimmy 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKCS18Z6M
I got a number of good suggestions, some, such as checking for vaccum leaks, checking egr operation, fuel pump pressure/volume I did recheck. The problem ended up being in the reman distributor I'd put in. I noticed that when the EST by-pass connector was unpl...
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GKDT13W2Y
Most of you said ignition module, We could not get it to fail. Talked to customer she opted to replace module, she has had the car for a week. No news is good news. THANKS TO EVERYONE RON
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NF52E51
Thankyou to the replies I recived, all where very helpful. The U1000 was caused by corrosion in the fuse box on the 10 amp fuse letter H or number 20.After changing the fuse box the car would start all the time but the security light would elluminate.I recheck... Trouble codes: B2960 (security system sensor data incorrect but valid), U1000 (Class 2 Data Link malfunction), P1189 (Engine oil pres switch circuit).
2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB52432
sorry fore the delay in getting back with this e-mail.I was waiting for the customer to return.Most of the responses recomended cat replacement,gm just replaced the cat before it came to my shop.after replacing the fuel pump the pressure was 66 lb. at idle ,cl... Trouble codes: 420 (cat efficiency).
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