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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Braking VIN: 1GYEK13R7Y
Completed front brake job, test drive before and after repair, had soft pedal just like air in the system, doesn’t pump up, or fade down. Aldata procedures kept referring to manual two person bleeding being the final and best procedure. We performed twice with...
1995 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF12D4S
unpluged all moduals on the data line,pin 9 to pin 5 ground and check for resistance,infinate.plug ecm back up only,still no communication.Going to pull O2 and see if theres back pressure.Cooling fans are on all the time,tried used ecm same thing.Just banged o...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L unknown VIN: 3GNFK16R0X
hope yall can help, customer came in for p/s binding with brake pedal depressed. if brake pedal is pushed the steering wheel will only turn approx. 1/4 turn, when you let off the pedal you can turn it the rest of the way. we have replaced the pump twice and s...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L Compressor VIN: 2GTEC19T4X
Customer came in with the complaint that a/c inop. Tech found a/c belt missing, replaced belt and still no a/c. Have voltage to compressor and ground, but Compressor will not kick on, cannot even hear field coil magnetize. Pulled vacuum and freon level was low...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Shuts off on its own VIN: 1G3NL52F33
Hi guys. This Olds has a small problem with the cruise control. When you are driving with the cruise set at any speed over 70 mph the cruise will just disengage when ever it wants, and can be reapplied. With the Tech II no codes and no abnormal data is viewed ...

Fixes & Summaries for GM
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GD2212S
well there are 2 fixes. fix #1 was getting customer to leave the car and stop bringing in used parts. the other fix was a new maf sensor. also previously replaced the prom. thanks again to all who replied and goes to show when customers want to help the repair... Trouble codes: 171 (lean).
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L radio VIN: 1GCEC14K9N
thank you to all who replied, it was a ground problem and I corrected it by adding a separate ground from the case of the cassete player to ground. I tried grounding the case of the radio and the tuner amp both but the only thing that fixed my problem was grou...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GNFK163RJ
Sorry for the delay in closing this help request. I waited for feedback from the customer. After two weeks of driving no problems, so I call this one fixed. There were a lot of good ideas, checking the dist, checkballs in the valve body, od solenoid, 4lo shift...
1996 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GBHG31K6T
Thank you guys for the replies. We checked removed the injectors and cleaned out the bowls with no change,the map sensor was sweping with chnge to engine loan. This vichle was a 1995 truck on a 1996 body it has tbi injection we put in a fuel pump that put the ... Trouble codes: 22 (tps low voltage).
1995 GMC Yukon 5.7L abs VIN: 1GKEK13K85
Hi guys Most all who respondet hit the nail on the head. I ditn't thougth, with the abs light on it's reliated to the common ignition switch problem from gm. But we learn everyday is'nit,i removed the steering wheel, and column covers to out the switch at th...
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