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1993 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall, Starts and dies VIN: 1GDKC34F3R
Got this one from the body shop. It will start and run for approx 2 min then die. Turn key to the lock position and it will restart then die agin. It has not doe it for me but the owner and the bodyshop say that if you mess with it long enough it will run long...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L engine VIN: 1G1BL52P7R
car came in for stumbling with 110000 miles never was tuned up. did tune up plugs, wires, cap, rotor. took car on test run ran good for 5 miles or os then started to ping. then did a fuel system flush which stopped the ping. but came back with the same stumbli...
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1995 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC1952S
This truck came in with "check engine" light on and a list of complaints. The complaints are lack of power, high idle, long crank times, poor fuel economy, excessive black smoke out the tailpipe, and a miss that feels like a bad spark plug. The code in memory ...
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L no downshift VIN: 1GKFK66U55
coasting down 2 twelve mph then apply throttle trans is in 3rd gear throttle harder bangs into 2nd but no power stomp on it drops int 1st. dealer states its normal.almost been in 2 accidents. gm says wait 4 a update 2 solve this prob.any dealer techs come acro...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L evap case VIN: 1G3WX52H1Y
I am having difficulty obtaining information on an evap case removal. I have printed the procedure off alldata and it did not say to remove the dash. I was able to get the procedure from GM and that was a little more helpful but still vague. The dash trim pad ...
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1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 6.6L engine VIN: 2W87Z8L130
I have this cherry Trans Am that vibrates most noticably from 2000 rpm thru 3200 rpm. This is either in or out of gear, driving or not. I notice what seems to be a new flywheel... the part # stamped on it is [...]. It appears not to have any balance weights...
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L cooling fans VIN: 1G4AG55M5T
finding the fuses to the fan relay was the hard part of this job. But now that I have located the fuse way up under the dash behind the fuse box and not where the gm books say it should be. The rfuse is replace and both fans along with all of the sensors under...
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, Gauges go Haywire VIN: 1G6KY5293S
Thanks to everyone who helped. Each had the right idea. The problem was corrossion between the positive battery cables. The voltage supplying the fuse panel would drop when the engine area would get hot causing some things to reset (like the AC system) and som... Trouble codes: T085.
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1990 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L Unknown VIN: 1G1LVTXLY1
Thank you to everyone who responded. I inspected the intake as suggested by many of you, and found no signs of leaks. After re-testing the cooling system, found the radiator cap to be faulty. Replaced radiator cap and bled te system, all seems fine. Thank you ...
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2000 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19W2Y
Thanks for xcellent replies. Got truck back and gave estimate for air pump/check valves/etc as suggested and customer bailed out and headed for scrap yard. It would have taken awhile to find fuse under battery with out your help and thanks again. Trouble codes: P0410.
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GHN5317NH
I have found that the wiring harness that runs between the ingnition module had bare wires shorting out. I repaired the wires and car ran for several seconds and stopped I may have a damaged ignition module from the shorted wires. Trouble codes: 58 (vechile anti theft).
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