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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L a/c VIN: 1G4CW52K2V
This car has dual zone climate control and the passenger side works fine but the driver side does not get as cold as the passenger side. The blend door motor for the left side was bad and I replaced it and now it moves but does not get as cold as the right sid...
1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L running lights,horn,cigarette lighter VIN: 3G1JC11T1N
this is my personal car. I have this problem where I turned the headlights on no running lights,tail,marker, also no horn, and cigarette lighter. all fuses good, this is as far as I got cus I don't have access to a wiring diagram. has anybody had this problem?...
1994 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 6.5L brake lights VIN: 1GCGG35V6R
I need help on this one. The brake lights would blow fuse regularly. Recently, as soon as you applied brake to shift from park, fuse would blow. I disconnected shift acctuator solenoid and fuse didn't blow, problem solved, so it seemed. Drove van 5 mi. and shu...
2001 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GBJC34U91
fellow members, please help!! this truck has a severe hesitation worse cold, but does it most of the time.i have replaced fuel filter, ck fuel pressure and volume, ok. ran on motorvac for 2 hours and still hesitates. no vacuum leaks found even around common i...
1994 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge
this truck was sublet to us from another shop. there are no codes stored. on a road test the truck will start to slow down like its running out of fuel and then system goes into open loop and truck will run fine,also it will go into open loop when cruising at ...
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1G2HX52K3S
Hey guys, I've got a strange situation with this vehicle or rare coincidences I don't know which. So I'll give you the history. The vehicle came in the first time on a hook, low oil pressure and lower end noise. It was knocking so bad we just removed the oil p...

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1993 Buick Century Special 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3G4AG54NXP
Overwhelming responses suggesting TCC solonoid sticking after long highway trips were correct. Had never duplicated the condition to begin with , very intermittant, but customer was satisfied with repair after another long trip with no problems. May the Good L...
1984 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6AL5788E
hello to all sorry for the lenth of time it took, but after reading post and taking a break & coming back to this car this fix was easy. as I stated i was going to do a tap test to the ecm, i started to take down the black panel under the dash to acess the ecm... Trouble codes: 52 (long term memory has been reset).
1996 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6ET1298T
problem not fixed. Ignition switch o.k. voltage drop test under load was less than .08 v at all ignition switch outputs. Removed and voltage drop check every relay in vehicle(under load) less than .05 voltage drop across contacts.Problem has not occurred again... Trouble codes: 1R, 1740, PC162.
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L power loss/boggs VIN: 2GCEK19RXT
We replaced fuel pump which solved problem. The old pump and the new pump had the same pressure. I did not measure volume and from what a lot of techs said I would of found my answer there. Thanks for the help!
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L interchange VIN: 1GCEC14MTZ
Well, I received enough 'It won't work' responses that I had to just go and see for myself. I have always been that way-if someone tells me I can't do something I have to prove I can. Usually this costs me lots of $$ and a lot of unecessary heartaches !! Any...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L fuse IGN C VIN: 3GNEC16T9Y
No joy on this one. After WAY too much (unbilled) time searching NoData, and physically examining all of the harness I could reach the service advisor said 'he thought maybe you just knew what it was, and could go right to it.' RIIIIGHT. I'm then informed that...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G3WS52KXX
Well it looks like this one is finally fixed. We replaced the ignition switch ( the electrical part) and all is well. I thought the problem was with the Pass-lock sensor but it must have been with low voltage when cranking because of the bad switch. Thanks to ... Trouble codes: P1626 (Loss of Serial Communication with VTD).
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