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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W1R
if you power brake car it will take it for 15 sec. then shut off. will not refire unless you shoot it with ether. will start on its own there after until you power brake it to make it act up,then you need ether again? poss. leak inside intake? hair puller! tha...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L intake VIN: 2G1WX12X5S
vehicle brought in with oil leak.remove lower intake-also the oil baffle plate to replace gaskets.we also lifted the oil pump drive /cut new distr.gasket & silicone. car returned with same problem we replaced these twice.-when we remove the lower intake you ca...
1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L cruise control VIN: R8W1022970
hello everyone i have a wierd one. customer complained of cruise inop test drove with no promblems.only thing i found was brake switch seem very touchy slight pedal pressure would kick cruise off so i replaced switch.a week later customer said cruise works fin...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L Power steering pump VIN: 1GAHG39R7X
This is a 1999 G3500 w/hydra-boost brakes. The power steering pump whines when you hit the brakes hard and also when you lock the steering wheel either way. The fluid is full. I don't have access to a pressure gauge readily available. Any help before I trash t...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Bearings? VIN: 1G8JU54F92
This vehicle actually belongs to my brother-in-law, so it is doubly embarassing that what seems like such an obvious quick fix has me stumped. Car sounds in all ways as if right front wheel bearings are bad. Roaring at all times, increases dramatically when s...

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1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327CID input shaft bearing VIN: 30837G1159
Thanks to all the members for your continued support. I have found a shop repair manual and your response about the adjusting nut were right on.I did not have the GM tool to hold the nut so I had to use an adjustable wrench to achieve the torque. This adjustme...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Shuts off on its own VIN: 1G3NL52F33
I had alot of people respond and tell me that the brake lamp switch should be replaced, so I replaced it and the cruise still stopped working. I then had a twin car come in so I did a quick swap of the cruise module/motor and that fixed the problem. So a new m...
1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K7X
I recieved a lot of replies on this one, THANKS. Many of you were right on. The problem was in the fuel tank, on of the baffles had broken loose and was causing the fuel pump to starve when it would move around. Thanks for all the help, it would have taken me ...
1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L heater controls VIN: 1G3CG12KC3
The heater is still operating fine at this time although the weather here has been mild.Of the three replies ,it seems that there is a vacuum problem.I will repost if it quits again. thanks for the replies.
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NF52T51
well I replaced the lock cylinder and sensor. So far no problems for two weeks thanks all of you for responding your help was much appreciated! Trouble codes: P1632 (received disable fuel code from bcm), B2958 (passkey circuit shorted to voltage), B2960 (incorrect code or password received).
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