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1990 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP54C3L
This car has been brought to us by another shop that has done all that work. They got it from the owner who had tried to replace the balancer himself and had damaged the crank sensor. I don't know what other work or attempted work has been done. This car is in...
1991 Cadillac Allante 4.5L ABS hydraulic unit VIN: 1G6VS3380M
This Caddi is equipped w/Bosch ABS. It is leaking brake fluid into the car. GM has a reman exchange unit for approx $4,000. Does anyone know of a less expensive reliable place to buy or R&R. Thanks in advance.
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Steering VIN: 1G1ND52T6W
iv'e got this 98 malibu that has no power assist in both direction's ,replaced power steering pump ,twice ,acdelco reman, same problem, tested pressure hose to rack ,hose seem's to whistle when you blow thru it so i replaced it ,same problem , replaced return ...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L left suspension VIN: 2G1WW2E2Y9
Hello Fellow Techs, I have a 2000 Monte Carlo that came in with the complaint of a popping noise while making right hand turns. Was able to duplicate this, would only do this at speeds above 15 MPH. Inspected front suspension and found left ball joint worn o...
2001 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L daytime running lights VIN: 1GKDM19W51
vehicle has automatic headlights which work fine as do the manual headlights,day time running lights do not work,have spent several hours tracing circuit,good info hard to find,

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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Electrical VIN: 3G5DA03E72
Thanks to everyone for your help. I rechecked and cleaned all the grounds I could find. Sent it on it's way. Customer called and told it was still doing it at times, I told her what I had learned on here, she checked and found she still had an aftermarket warr...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK14R4T
Well this one took a bit of time but is done and gone. Turned out to be the fuel pump 'sock' had come off. This is the first time I have seen this as most of the time these have to be pulled off with a bit of force. Thanks to all that replied and to all the gr...
1990 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on, long crank times VIN: 12HX54C9L1
Volt tested the wires going to quad driver 4 while test driving, found that voltage would drop then go back to 12 vdc, then light came on, ECM not hold curciut to ground, replaced ECM Trouble codes: 26 (Quad driver failure).
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