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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Compressor? VIN: 3G5DA63E42
Customer complaint was a noise when turning the wheel, and the a/c was warm. When I drove it I heard no noises, but the A/C is not cold at all. The compressor engages and stays in, but the low side does not get cold. My other concern is that the compressor see...
1997 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Power Seat & Radio VIN: 1G6ET1299V
At times while driving client tells me the power seat will move forward by itself and he can not get it to move back for a few mins. The radio also will reset itself to a different channel. No dash lights will turn on. The a/c has also come on by itself once. ...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WL52MXV
This Lumina came into the shop running real badly. You can start it right up, but it dies right away unless you get into the throttle. Soon as you get accelerator past about halfway the revs go from idle to about 3k, no middle ground. So i hooked up my MODIS a...
1999 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2CNBE1861X
vehicle came in for stalling at cruise and no start after hot codes in computer.problem is intermitten and acts up only when hot.all sensor inputs look ok.if anyone has experience this i would greatly appreciate your help.
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L abs system VIN: 1GNEK13RXY
this vehicle came in a week ago from another shop after having front brakes with rotors and cleaned and adjusted rear drum brakes. the customer said his abs light was on pulled codes it had a rf sensor code test drove vehicle with scan tool connected lf,rear s...
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W3Y
hello to all thank you in advance, here is my problem this astro was on a 150 mile trip when it starting missing and losing power intermittently, this would occur on and off during the trip, but on the way back it was fine no problem. i found all of these code... Trouble codes: 300 (o2 low voltage b1s1)
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K5Y
Hi group, we are having a difficult time with a 2000 Chevy Monte Carlo SS. 3.8L front wheel drive. the car starts fine during intial COLD but after 10 minutes idling or drive, it stalls and, never could started again, unless we try few hours later,went test dr...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L a/c tennsioner VIN: 2GCEC19T22
a/c tennsioner make noise and bopunces when a/c turned on when trottle is applied freom stop have replaced tensioner and belt no fix yet
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L control head VIN: 1GKDT13W4W
this truck will intermittently not blow cold air, when you select a/c the led will come on then go out, on the scan - a/c request will not even change, i have checked pcm and no codes, i cant get into the bcm with my snappy mt2500g, is there any way to flash t...
1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Stall, NO CODES VIN: 1GKFK16R4X
this truck will die while driving and or while sitting idle. when it dies it will immeditly start right back up and run. when it dies it does this about every 5to 8 minutes, whlie driving or at a stop .
2001 GMC Workhorse 6.5L Trans Controller VIN: 5B4KP42Y31
One of the problems I am having with this vehicle is the lack of communication with the trans controller. I am using a Tech2 scanner, and when I program the scanner for year, make and model, it won't communicate. Because this vehicle has mechanical injection, ...

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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G6KD52B4S
We checked all the grounds and replaced the distributor the car hasnt had any problems to date so it is fixed. thanks to alkl that helped with this car greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: 53 (loss of ditributor signal).
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L tensioner moving too far VIN: 3GNFK16TOY
Thank you and appreciate everyone have been spend time to hepl out. what a great place for every automotive techs. Got an oke of customer to replace the a/c comp + flush the system. Test drive the car for 30 miles in freeway with a/c on, everything oke. no mor...
2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L steering box VIN: 1GNDM19XX2
Thanks to Brian from Illinois, Brian from Idaho, Alfred, Justin, Darin, and David we were able to save some time. After we replaced the gearbox a second time with the same results we called A1 cardone, mfg of Napa Rebuilds and their Tech dept recommended tryin...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L MIL Lamp on, abs lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S03
thanks to all who replied, customer took truck to dealer to have reflash for fan clutch ticking-fixed, the dealer would not pull codes for po440 or air bag lamp with out further compensation!, as soon as snap on fixes my software or updates me i will add an up... Trouble codes: P0440.
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AG53N6P
So far the cutlass is working good. I ended up replacing the crank sensor, connector for the crank sensor, and repairing a few corroded wires (not related to the ignition though). A AC Delco tech advised me to use a meter and turn the crank by hand and watch t...
1992 Pontiac Grand Prix LE 3.1L speedometer VIN: 1G2WH54T4N
Thanks david, dan and roger, for the feedback. I got to thinking about this and i had already replaced and or touched on everything in this system, the problem had to be in trans. Roger you were the close, the problem was actually in the reluctor that spins in...
1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L overheat VIN: 0125689742
thanks to all who replied purchased one from snap on.will try on next cooling system.
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L no start VIN: 1G2WP12K7X
First of all thank you for all of your replies. A lot of you were suggesting looking at the plugs. When we did that we found coolant in one of the cylinders. Turned out to be a blown head gasket. After we replaced the starter and it cranked over we ruled out t...
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