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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L interior lights, dashboard VIN: WBAGH23452
This 2000 buick LeSabre has two problems. First the interior lights stay on all the time while the car is driving, I have check the dashboard switch and it is off. Second the dashboard illumination goes out intermittently while driving, this is for the odomete...
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1987 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special 4.1L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G6CS5186H
O.K. GM guys,This one has alot of people stumped.The car has no power, It feels like your pulling a tractor behind you. it doesn't have any type of miss or backfire. old lady style(starting off real slow) it does fine.If you try to beat traffic and gun it and ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Instrument VIN: 1G6KD54Y2X
This car came in running with an intermittent complaint of instrument warning lamps coming on including messages stating Antitheft was activated and Car may not restart,service airbag, etc. Also at this time fuel filler door would not work. Most of the time th...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEK13R2Y
check eng light on. vehicle runs great. cleared codes comes right back on. vehicle appears to be well taken cared for. pulled distributor and it appears to be fine with nno excessive play. Trouble codes: P1345 (CKP/CMP out of sync)
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1985 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1FP87F9F
i have just started working on the car...it came in running rich full rich ...at this time i have oms ck all inj scanned the ecm...before i started really getting into this car i would ask all the gm guys what they thought was wrong ...even though the cars ful...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L starter
When trying to start, starter will click but wont engage.. kind of like a sticking starter... changed starter but wasnt the problem.. having trouble please help... its not ground for block to body or block to battery... hope someone has a solution... thanks
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L overdrive VIN: 1GKFK16K9N
this suburban burned up the trans so we installed new gm reman trans,up shifts ok,takes along time to go into 4th gear and lockup,when it does if you let off the throttle a little bit it will kick it out of 4th,we replaced and adjusted tv cable,if you go about...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNCT18W5Y
I'm confused and bewildered. This vehicle came in for normal maintenance service and no complaints about shifting. I have a newer tech that performed a power flush with the MotorVac TransTechIII and he pulled down the pan to replace the filter and gasket. He f...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13S93
TRUCK HAS A SERVICE 4WD LIGHT ON, ON SCANNER HAS SWITCHING CONTROL FOR 2HI, AUTO, 4HI AND 4LO, LIGHTS ON SWITCH DO NOT CHANGE, NEITHER DOES ENCODER MOTOR, HAVE BACK PROBED POWER AND GROUND WIRES TO ENCODER AND SEE NEITHER, HAS CODES C0306-MOTOR CRKT A-B MALFUN...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJC34214
we have a fleet of these trucks and they lose the fuel gauge we have not been able to find the trouble but if you clear the codes it works for a while we have cleaned the grounds under the cab on the frame has anyone seam this and found the answer to repair it...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HX52LOR
This is a 1994 Bonneville with a 3.8L. This car will stall for no apparent reason. Also, when you are cruising at 55mph and ever so slowly accelerate you can feel a slight chugging sensation. Checked for codes and there are none. Customer has had a new crank s...
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2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L starter,console shifter VIN: 3G7DA03E63
Hello Tech's, I have worked on some GM VTD systems,but never seen a problem like this. There is know ignition feed at the starter solenoid and when pressing on the brake the shifter will not come out of park. The security indicator lamp will not light up on th...
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1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L RPM limited VIN: 2GTEC19K6J
The truck isn't fixed, and I sent it home. I'm going to check the timing chain orientation, replacement PCM, and distributor in a week when the customer can return the vehicle for more time. Thanks for all the replies.
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WL54T8N
Well, i finally stumbled across the problem. I reached up and tugged on the fuel pump wiring at the tank and could make the engine die on command. The injector resistance is still a mystery. I agree the ohms should be 12 but I believe the wiring to be the main...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L Surge VIN: 2G1FP22PXP
Thanks for all the help and patience. I made a mistake following the low fuel trim and high ms injector on time contradiction shown on the Snap-On scanner. The actual on time measured at the injector was about half of what the scanner was showing. I believe th...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK29K3R
This truck is fixed.We replaced the distribuitor and timing chain We decided to open the timing cover and we noticed that the chain had some slack.so we replaced too. as far as the distribuitor goes,this is suppose to be a high failure component so it got repl...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L compressor VIN: 2G1WF52E12
Thanks to all who responded, but I did not get much useful information. I contacted a friend who works at a dealership and he told me they had problems with BCM on these vehicles, so I went with gut instinct after doing as much diag as I could without GM scan ...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Differential VIN: 1GCCS19W12
Sorry I was so long about getting back to everyone. We ordered a driveshaft and it took a few days to get it. We ordered and installed a complete new driveshaft assembly. The newer ones are heavier built and look like they may be just slightly bigger around. A...
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2JB5245W
I want to thank everyone for there response on this problem .I removed the timing chain cover to find the guides broken and replaced the chain ,tensioner and guides and put it all back together and that fixed the problem so thanks again to everyone that respon... Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfires).
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L shift VIN: 1G2NV12E61
Well you were all right. you all said it was the pigtail replace it with a new one and it works fine I want to thank you all very much and also on the info of drain plug
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1997 Saturn SW1 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 1G8ZH8283V
Checked spark modifiers, all were at 0,remved knock sensor and installed battery terminal adaptor in between knock sensor and engine block,road tested vehicle. Vehicle ran much better,a lot more power,vehicle needs updated camshaft. Why Saturn does not sell th... Trouble codes: P0404, P0326.
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