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1985 Chevrolet K10 Scottsdale 5.0L Hesitation, Loss of power VIN: 2GCEK14HXF
Hello, As you can see this truck has had it's share of new parts. The customer has owned it since it was new and it started this symptom... roughly about a year ago. The list of parts are what he replaced both hoping to fix the problem and also as maintenance...
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1991 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 5.7L All engine wiring VIN: 1GBHK34K7M
Gentelmen, Need help finding a wiring harness. I realize this is not exactly a parts finder site, but I have just about exhausted all my options. I have posted part request with as many internet used part sites I can find with no luck.. I need a complete engi...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L timing chain
hello there. this lumina came to me with a customer who said the timing belt was broke.well the timing belt is not broke and the cams or the intermediate shaft doen't move. the engine turns over.is there any common problems with intermediate shafts breaking? o...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
hi guys hope you can help truck came in with 2 rich limit codes in it fuel pressure ok but not holding. poped the upper intake to find the regulator leeking replaced the reg cleared codes and all was well for a week now the stupid thing is back with a po420 ca... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, No Power VIN: 1GCCS1942T
The customer came in a week ago and said as he rounded the corner leading to his street his truck died. He then restarted it and from that time on it ran very rough and no matter how open the throttle is rpm does not increase. I proceeded to change the fuel fi... Trouble codes: P0108
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L pump or box VIN: 1GCEK19R9T
This customer came to us with a intermittent lack of power steering. When it happens the truck has no power steering assist! the only problem is I cannot get it to act up. The fluid is in good shape not perfect but not bad. The pump and box look to be in good ...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L door locks,alarm VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
guys&girls i need some help with my wife's blazer,when you park and use the power locks to secure the doors and come back and open with key the alarm and lights sound,truck did not come with keyfob,if you unlock the pass side first no problem.also with the doo...
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1992 Geo Metro 1.0L no 1-2 unless manually shift VIN: 2C1MR6465N
Customer came in with transmission slip. Due to high cost, customer wanted to replace with used unit. Installed and drove. vehicle starts out in 3rd gear. Took valve body out of old transmission and installed and drove, all ok. next morning went to redrive and...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M1S
Fellow techs HELP this car came in with code of p1650 found blown inline fuse for the egr valve / evap can purge solenoide valve replaced fuse, mil came back one only code is p1650 this qdm the way i read it is egr and tcc lockup apply solenoids 3 on egr one o... Trouble codes: P1650
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y6V
Thanks to all who replied, Like many of you had said, the problem with this one was the fuel fump. At idle I had 50 psi, but when you would accelerate the pressure would drop down below 20 psi. I replaced the fuel pump and everything is ok now. Thanks again to... Trouble codes: P0131 (O2 signal low B1S1), P0151 (02 Signal low B2s1).
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y2Y
thanks to all who replied. the problem was the quality recycled engine lol. the cam timing was off one tooth on one bank. i don't know if the insurance company is going to total the car or try another junk motor. I did not like the engine before i put it in (n... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L no start VIN: 1G1JC1449N
ecm was programable, was able to re-program with mastertech, spark and fuel ok. pin-out test of ecm was ok.
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4 wd VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
Sorry if any of you wasted time with this. As I mentioned, I checked all the fuses just to be sure I didn't miss anything. When I found no power on one of the leads going to the module, I supplied it directly and everything worked, including the dome light. I ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L battery drai VIN: 1GCEK19T6Y
this one turned out to be rh seat switch always on. we hada warm motor under seat this also explained why our draw was on then off then on. it was the circuit breaker responding to the switch being on all the time. many responses were correct on this one. than...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GBJK34F1Y
this truck had the injector pump replaced at a gm dealer approx 6 mths ago. still was under warranty. vehicle was finally towed away. we asked cust to let us know what the final fix/repair was and as of yet we have not heard. we received replies to check for g...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J71
Thanks everyone,the TSB 02-06-03-005 fixed the problem. After cutting off old wires, I pulled on them and it broke where the wires inside were broken. Thanks again for all your help. Lee Trouble codes: P0113 (intake air temp. ckt. signal high), P1111 (iat ckt intermittent high voltage).
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1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1C3NF54L5J
Wow!!!, all of you technicians are right on the bulleye. I took the trans. side pan cover, inspected tcc solenoid-look very normal. Resistance the same as the new tcc solenoid. I replaced the tcc solenoid and trans. filter kit-Fixed the problem. I would like t...
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1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L inop VIN: 1G3CW53L7P
this one is the perfect example of why you shouldn't just swap parts. tsb's told me to replace pump relay and so we swapped out 2 relays with 2 others in the car. it turns out we had another bad relay in the car. so to make a long story short it was the relay....
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L cam shaft VIN: 1G3WH12M5V
Thanks to everyone who responded. We took the lower intake off and found the cam shaft was broken in the middle just behind the middle cam bearing, all cam bearing had wear and the middle cam bearing had spun ( no noises were heard before the cam broke) ( note...
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