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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L timing belt VIN: 2G1WP14X3P
My first 3.4 belt job.I need to change a oil soaked timing belt(not broken).Can I lock the cam gears from the outside and mark belt and teeth.I,ve read archives and some have problems with belt whining from being to tight.they said you have to follow instructi...

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1976 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5.7L front brakes VIN: 1Z3716S414
Hi, I recieved 20 replies to this request, and all had great advice. The lower control arm bushings are loose,which many had suggested. Most of the bushings on this car are dry rotted also. They will all have to be replaced. What solved the pull for now was sw...
1988 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L differential VIN: 2GCFK24K6J
Well guys, don't know what to tell you. The only thing left was the switch on the transfer case. Ordered a new switch, pulled out the old one, and noted that the connection didn't seem plugged in all the way. Pulled the switch, checked it out seemed okay. The ...
1996 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L Surge, MIL Lamp on, bucking VIN: 1G1LD55MXT
The fix for the corsica was replacing the cam sensor. Circuit 631 the red wire to both the cam and the 24X crank sensors supplies the power. The cam sensor was shorted and took the power from about battery voltage to 3.87 volts. When the cam or crank sensor wa... Trouble codes: P0336.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L Cuts out VIN: 3GNGK23G32
Well there was no easy way of removing the crank sensor. The motor wasn't that hard to pull. We just unhooked everything and hoisted the motor forward about 6-10 inches then drilled a hole in the center of the sensor, then ran a tapcon concrete screw in the br...
1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L warning lights VIN: 1GKDT13W9V
Most replies stated that ignition switch was faulty. Customer declined repairs at this time. Oh well, he didn't pay me now, so he will be paying me later! He is leaving tomorrow to drive to Colorado to go skiing, hope it doesn't fail on him! I failed to mentio...
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G3GS64C81
I was not able to repair this car. Thanks for everyones help but this car was purchased back from the customer. No more work is to be done on this car. Trouble codes: P1599 (stall or near stall detected).
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