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1987 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4CW5138H
This is a tough one. I have seen one similar case here that was closed w/o fix. I guess I don't die easy. I have an 87 Electra Park Avenue 3.8 turns over strong but won't start. We did extensive testing on grounds,fuel pressure,coils resistence, and wiring app...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L tcc code p0741 VIN: 1G6KD52Y6T
Hello everyone. Good customer brought in car with CEL. Only code was P0741 TCC code. We don't do any internal trans repairs at our location (too much dirt and lack of know-how). Alldata flowchart says to command TCC to full lock on test drive and monitor TCC s...
1992 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L 3-4 shift VIN: 1GNDM15Z7N
Hey, I got this 1992 Chevy Astro transmission that won't shift into overdrive. The transmission was brought to me in the back of a truck. I did a complete overhaul, and a new converter. I gave it back to the owner, and he installed it. It pulls strong and shif...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L conversion 4l60e to 4l80e
Has any one had any luck in converting a 4l60e to a 4l80 e I have a 1997 4x4 with a 4l60e and have the same year 4l80 e transmission and case. I have looked at both wiring diagrams and I know some differences. Has any one been successful with this and what was...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L abs VIN: 2GCEK19T5X
This truck came into the shop with an ABS light on. After scanning with Tech2 has code C0227 (left front sensor erratic) Replaced Left front hub-speed sensor, cleared codes and took out for a test drive. The truck now has an ABS stop at slow speeds. Replaced r...
1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L 3rd gear starts VIN: 2C1MR2297V
Hello all, This car is my daily driver. Its got the A210 3spd EAT. I have a highly intermittant 3rd gear start with no codes stored. Condition occurs when hot, and has only occurred two times so far. If you have ever experienced a 3rd gear start in a metro w...

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1994 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 6.5L brake lights VIN: 1GCGG35V6R
4 days later and still okay. I'll call it a fix. The only sources of the short I could find were, in the short harness between stoplight switch and main harness, and where yellow feed to stoplights touched under column. Most of the melt was in shorter harness ...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T4Y
Well sorry for the delay on this one but the customer has not returned as yet. He took off for vacation knowing the problem has not been corrected. One report was that he was going to trade for a new Suburban. Most sugestions were things we had checked such ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L guages VIN: 1G1ND52J83
Thanks for all your input everyone almost every body was right done some further diagnosis and proved that the ignition was indeed defective. Replaced ignition switch and problem was solved thanks again everyone and iatn.
2002 Saturn LW300 3.0L battery light stays on
thanks for your help. These intermitate problems can be real hair pullers. This V6 saturn uses a engine controller mounted on top of engine the signal wire passes through this we cleaned the connections there and it worked for 1 week. customer reported that pr...
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