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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.
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1G1JF12T5X
car came in with a failed water pump. i replaced the water pump [which was scraping on the impellor housing] and reassembled the engine. the timing chain still made noise, so i installed a new kit [which included new gears, chain,guides,and tensioner.]also cha...
1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1368T
This tracker came in for emission test, failed for code PO400A,Egr flow. First pulled vac hose off egr and pulled vac on valve, engine stalled.Next tested transducer,bad.Ordered transducer and installed,cleared code,drove thru drive cycle,light reappeared and ... Trouble codes: P400
1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19R8W
Hello Techs: I have this vehicle that was just bought at the auction.It has the MIL light on and misses.The miss is on cylinders 4&5.I have checked for spark on these cylinders and it was ok.Somebody has tried to repair this prior,I thought it was injector pro... Trouble codes: P0300

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2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L starter VIN: 2G1WL52J01
hi and thanks for the replies fix turned out to be theft deterent module dealer stated it would not need to be programed just plug and it should work and it did some replies indicated ignition switch this had already been replaced and key was tested at lock sm...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Air Bag Light VIN: 2G1WF52E23
I have not yet fixed the problem but with everyones help I am positive now that I have pinpointed it down to being the air bag module I ordered one but when I recieved it the one I need is w/o side curtain airbags they sent me with no good. But I appreciate al...
1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Temp Door VIN: 1GKCS13W4W
Thanks for all the help. It turned out to be a broken gear in the blend door actuator. Thanks to Aran for the schematics and for the hint of how to get the actuator out without removing the dash. Thanks to all Daniel
1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L vtd VIN: 2GTEK19R2W
Thanks everone for your response. I made a basic mistake like I'm sure a lot of other Techs do at sometime. I was using a test light to check power feeds to the ignition switch.I decided to go back over the power feeds to see if each power would light a headli...
1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 1G2NE54NXN
After all the replies, 300 miles of test driving,problem was that intermittant. I could not fix this car. Notified customer it needed to act up more consistantly.This car kicked my butt which doesn't happen very often. Thanks for all the replies, I hope I get ...
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