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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L unsure VIN: 1GGEL12Y4V
i expected a bad left front axle shaft when got the telephone call and noise description from customer but does not sound like any axle rattle noise i have ever heard. i have friend who is a trans guru and he could not pinpoint either. the noise is a very high...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Brake Pad Sensor VIN: W06VR54R9Y
Hi there, I changed the front brake pads and rotors with sensors and still have the brake pad warning light lit on the dash. I went into the OBD II using my MT-2500 with a 1996 - 2000 cartridge and Troubleshooter. I could not reset the light. All Data say's...
1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: IGNCSI8ROJ
owner says hesitates and has loss of power. test drove and verified. felt to be fuel related. tested fuel pressure before filter- ok, fuel regulator helped to restore power, but still has slight hesitation at light throttle sometimes. replaced fuel filter- no ...
1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L 3-2 downshift VIN: 1GKDT13W7T
this truck has given me problems in the last few days.when the truck is cold, the transmission shifts normally through all the gears and down shifts normally as well.I've checked all the fuses and wiring and all seem ok,When you drive the vehicle with the scan...

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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L valve cover VIN: 1G4HP54K3Y
thanks for all who responded. it turned out the technician thought the belt tentioner with the water ports going through it was part of the timimg cover. but it is seperate and you just have to remove it to get the rear valve cover off. tim
1968 Cadillac coupe de vil 472CID horn
Well, this was really a flash in the pan. I got many replies describing many GM cars. John from nevada, Robert [...]. from california, and Steve from new york all hit it right on the head, the relay is under the dash on the firewall to the left of the steering c...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M6T
hi guys took me forever to find this but the #2 wire had a pinhole in it and would only act up with a spray bottle and very light load on th eengine put new wires on and the car runs great thanks for all the good ideas! Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52M8V
Alot of replys suggested a lower intake manifold vacuum leak and a few suggested a bad injector or EGR valve. So I removed the upper intake plenum again, swapped an injector, and while I was at it I pulled a vacuum through the injector port while sealing off t... Trouble codes: P0300.
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCA11U4G
thanks to all who offered advice. i had replaced the egr valve and checked the passages. i still have no explanation for why the scanner is showing something that is different than what my scope shows on the exact same wire while backprobing at the pcm. at thi... Trouble codes: P1406.
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