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1986 Buick Century Custom 3.8L 2nd Clutch VIN: 2G2AH19W2G
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. This is one of my own. I wanted to put an overdrive in my car so I went to the junkyard to find one that appeared to be rebuilt. Well, I found one that looked freshly rebuilt, but once the pan wa...
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1993 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L steering shaft VIN: 2G4WF14L7P
Car came in with broken actuator shaft, could not shut car down.DISASSEMBLED COLUMNAFTER REMOVING from car&replaced actuator.upon reassembly bearing in upper housing willnot seat with steering shaft properly.Just enough play up &down sothat whenhousing and sha...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52L2R
Vehicle came in light surge and stall . Vehicle starts right back up and may run fine for a while. After a few surges , the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT will come on and stall. Going down road engine runs fine, with the LIGHT coming on.Code 341.Unplug cam sensor with no... Trouble codes: 341 (cam sensor circuit)
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1989 Cadillac Allante 4.5L Battery VIN: 1G6VR3187K
I have a drain on the battery of 900ma from fuse #8. I have checked the archives and found several similar posts. All of them found different causes and as we all know each one is a different animal. What I would like to know is a way to track down the draw wi...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L turn singals VIN: 1G6CD53BXP
Hello Everyone I need to know were the turn single flaser is located on this beast. I pulled the head light switch because that is were i found them before on this kind of car and I checked under radio like it shows in the book still cant find flasher any body...
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L 4-3 downshift VIN: 1GNEK13KXS
This is my first help request,please bear with me.This Tahoe seems to "neutral"into 3rd when coasting down from any speed when 4th has been engaged.Also,if you pull the manual lever down into 3rd position with your foot OFF the gas it does not downshift to 3rd...
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1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 4.9L Unknown VIN: 1G2AW87W3B
Hi guys. I need a little help on this one. I have an electrical problem on this Trans Am with the choke heater and alt field circuit. I have a dead short, lots of aftermarket stereo and alarm wiring and no wiring diagram. Mitchell and nodata dont go back far e...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4CU521XS
Hello techs, the Park Avenue air cond works well now. Robert from Florida gave good information on how to check and were its location. To check blend door operation pull glove box and on top of heater case you can see motor, on this one it would go so far and ...
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1996 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1LV15M2T
hey guys we replaced the mass-air flow sensor, tps sensor, coils, disconnect egr valve, disconnect knock sensor and still no help, replaced ignition module and have test drove this for three cold morning and ran fine, there is a small rattle noise when cold an...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GKGK26R3V
thank you all who took the time to try to help me out. all who said it was cmp retard were right on. was at 8 degrees retarded and moved it to 0 degrees and it is like a new truck again. it took awhile to find because our snap on scanner would not show cmp ret...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH52F42
Thanks for all the replies. The O2, P0135, code was repaired with some simple repair of the O2 harness. As we thought, the P0440 code, will not come on until the O2 code was repaired, it seems that the all the monitors will not run when the CEL records a har... Trouble codes: P0135 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor 1).
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Engine VIN: 3GNEC13T13
Guys, Thanks very much for your assistance, the problem was the fuel pump had a short circuit which was blowing the ECM-B fuse in the fuse box. As I have no info on this vehicle, and it is the only one on the island, I managed to fix it in a resonable time. ...
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1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L A/C Control VIN: 1G3CX52KOT
Thanks so much to everyone who replied. Everyone was on the right track in that it was a vacuum problem even though it was an Automatic Temp System. Several replies got it right on the nose but It was the #1 GM Tech in the Nation that called me and actually to...
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