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1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L I/P guage indicator lights VIN: 2G4WB52M5S
The vehicle battery drains down overnight as the instrument panel indicatot lights (oil, airbag,seat belt,security, batt ses light )remain on with the key off oor out of the car. The alternator does charge and the battery tests good. Fuse #39 for the I/P elect...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCT19W31
Talk about flooded! This customer "accidentally" drove his truck into a slow moving river. Water up to headlights(which, yes, would include the computer on the passenger side fenderwell). He had the truck pulled out 6 hours later and hasn't got it to start sin... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit low input), P1626 (Theft Dterrent Start enable signal), P1637 (Generator L-Treminal Circuit)
1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L condenser fan VIN: 2C1MR229XV
Hello Techs:I need and extra help with this vehicle. I t came with poor cooling A/C, I found that the high pressure itīs very high, so I recoverded all the charge and change the drier and re-charge the system, but when I was testing the A/C performance I looke...
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2WJ12MOS
This vehice was brought by a new customer who claims to have purchased the car from " A little ole Lady". Odometer shows 31,000 and condition of the vehicle indicates that the mileage is probably correct. Engine has a missfire at all speeds, more noticable at ...

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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW53LXM
Didn't do much else to car. Car ran good during other test drives with no problems. Customer needed car back so he took it. Thank you to everyone who helped.
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L no-charge VIN: 1G6KD54Y9W
First let me thank all of you that replied to my request. As you read I was dealing with a voltage drop in my signal to the alt. I learned through the years that the first thing you check are all the grounds. Well after checking and rechecking they were all fi...
1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L heater core VIN: 1GNDV06F4V
Thanks to everyone who replied, especially Kent from Florida that has some very helpfull information. It seems that all replies to this post narrow this problem down to one thing, electrolisis. The information that I recieved from Kent is really interesting. A...
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52T9W
Thanks to everyone for your help, I installed a used pcm, I put the battery charger on 3 amps low charge, turned key on, theft light stayed on. After 35 minutes theft light was still on. I did'nt think this was going to work, I went to lunch for about an hour,...
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