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1985 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start, unless primed VIN: 1G1JC27P2G
This car came in with a hard or no start problem.I could get it to start sometimes by quickly bumping the starter.I watched the injector spray while cranking the starter, it would not produce any spray at all.Checked fuel pressure and injector signal both were...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GNGKZ6NOP
Hello and thank you in adavance for your help. This vehicle came in with a complete cut out and stall problem vehicle would pop check enginlight would come on and it would die usually on take off. Code was 43 est problem. Replaced distrubutor and all secondary...
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1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L compressor VIN: 1GBFG15R8T
good afternoon fellow members. i have a van that im not sure if i have a problem or not but i will see what you guys think. customer came in in april of 04 with complaint of warm a/c. checked and found low on freon due to leak at compressor. replaced with gm c...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WW12M1T
thius vehicle was towed into me for an intermitent stalling problem. customer stated that while driving car just died and would not restart. in the morning when i came in, car started right up i test drove and after about 10min it dies. let sit for about 10 mi...
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Starting VIN: 1G1YY22G7W
This vehecle came in with cel on code 1516 and will not start.two separate issues.My quetion is WHERE IS THE STARTER/ANTITHEFT RELAY!???I have schematic but cannot locate relay.I've known of failures with theft system but need to locate relay.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK13U43
we have this 03 silverado with a 6.0l, has a miss under cold conditions only for about 1 minute. it misses on all cylinders but mostly on cylinders 1 and 8. after vehicle warms up all misfires stop completely. we checked for vacuum leaks around the intake and ...
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1993 GMC Jimmy 4.3L no 1st gear in drive
Transmission guys please help. Long story short I rebuilt a 4l60e transmission. Now it will only go into 1st gear with selector in 1st or 2nd but not in drive. I did remove the valve body when I rebuilt transmission tried to put everything back together correc...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GHDT13W4Y
Thanks for checking this one out. This car is coming in for repair on Saturday. Customer complaint is no heat. It just blows cold air. We have confirmed that there is good flow through heater core. Is there any way to retreive codes without tech2? If there are...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2NF52E63
Hello to all need some help brang car in to do intake gasket on it as they all leak. Took it all apart and put it back together went to start and would not start misfired banged. finally after cranking it started but it stunk up the shop so bad couldn't even b...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6CD53B1N
Goodevening Techs, I am sorry to repeat this message but IATN says I haven't closed yet and I did already on 3-20-5 but here it is again. We could not find the ground problem and the car runs but runs sluggish as if the timing is low. The customer has decided ...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Anti-theft VIN: W06VR52RXV
Found a poor connection at C105, pin 7. Cleaned connection, engine starts every time. CORRECT CODE displayed in ENGINE DATA 1. I'm now sentenced for one week to components with no more than two wires...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3G1JF12D0S
Thanks to all the replies. As most of you suggested the back yard mechanic had the exhaust cam off..it was off 3 teeth. we reset the chain and it runs like a top now. Thanks again very much. Craig
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF52T7W
Fellow Techs, Valve timing was off as most suggested. Other suggestions referred to coil cover leaking spark. I have seen this before but not on this one. Thanks for your responses,
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L cruise/tow haul switch VIN: 2GCEK19T61
Thank you all for the info.Just a silly coincidence that the switch quit right after he pulled a trailer. This turned out to be a broken wire at the base of the shifter handle.(Tow/Haul switch as you all know is a button at the end of the shifter.) The fix was...
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1997 Hummer H1 6.5L Stall VIN: 137ZA8432V
ALL THE REPLIES REFERED TO THE INJECTION PUMP DRIVER/MODULE, BUT I DON'T HAVE REPAIR INFO OR A SHOP MANUAL FOR THIS VEHICLE SO I HAD TO SEND HER TO THE DEALER. ONE REPLY DID STATE, IF THAT WAS THE PROBLEM, IT WAS COVERED UNDER A 10 YEAR/110k MILE WARRANTY, SO ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L RF door speakers VIN: 1G2WR5217Y
I received several replies with very useful information on testing the speaker and amp outputs. However, I have been unable to get customer to return the car to me, so I'm not sure when I will be able to post a proper repair. I will respond then if possible.
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1992 Saturn SL2 1.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G8ZJ5472N
We diagnosed it to be bad fuel injectors . Because of the cost the customer did the repair himself. He replaced all four fuel injectors as we believe all four seat in the injector are as they say pounded out which we believe was the cause of our surge and low ... Trouble codes: 48.
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