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1983 Buick Regal 3.8L oil blowing out of dip stick hole VIN: 1G4AM479SB
I HAVE OIL BLOWING OUT OF THE OIL DIP STICK HOLE ??? I ALSO HAVE NOT ENOUGH TAKE OFF POWER I HAVE SOME BUT NOT WHAT I THINK I AM SUPPOST TO HAVE WITH A TURBO thank to all
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Rear tail, Brake and turn signals VIN: 1G6KS52Y2T
Has anyone run into this, all symtom diag Info are for non op not these symtoms.
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1947 Chevrolet coupe 235CID master cyl
Hi, this will probably be answered by our senior techs) have a 1947 chev sedan with a 68 chevelle rear(drum brakes) and stock frt drum brakes) did complete brake job(shoes ,drums ,cyls.,hoses ,lines etc.) and at the same time, I installed a dual reservior mast...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L engine VIN: 2G1WL54T1N
Hello Tecs, Replaced the motor with a used one, everything goes well, start engine, has miss in cylinder #4, I check for spark GOOD,(new AC plugs) check compression, 152lbs. good,check for fule, NO fule.pulled plug wire and ran for a few minutes, plug bone dry...
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1993 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L balancer VIN: 2GBHG31K0P
The customer installed a rebuilt engine in this van and used a crome timing cover with the bolt on timing tab on the left side, but used the balancer for a timing mark behind the water pump. I know that I saw this problem on IATN before but I cant find it. Som...
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1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L No Start VIN: 2C1MR2224W
CAN START ENGINE WITH EITHER, AND 2 MIDDLE INJECTORS WILL FIRE. AFTER SHUT ENGINE DOWN, WILL NOT RESTART. 2 MIDDLE INJECTORS, NO FIRE. Thanks for all your help.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L wipers/blower/abs VIN: 1GCGG25R91
Hello all, I was wondering if you GM techs have ran across this before. I looked at a van today for a short time, The ABS fuse was blown, Wipers inoperative (fuse good), & blower motor not working (fuse good). I tried looking at several of the wiring harnesses...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3GNEK13T23
Hello to all. The problem I'm struggling with is an 03 Chevy Avalanche with the 5.3L V8. The truck came in with the complaint of a misfire and running sluggish. After road testing I scanned the computer and found a P0300. I went a step further and found that t... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cyl missfire)
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Surge VIN: 1GTEK19R6T
Iam thinking this truck may need a reprogram to fix but I need a second input. The first thing we did was to replace the sparkplugs, this was the first time for that. The customer said the intake was replaced last year as well as the fuel pump and filter. We a... Trouble codes: P0141
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E43
Injectors will not trigger after sitting overnight-if you add carb cleaner and get it started it will run fine and start fine the rest of the day.if you leave the battery disconnected it will start fine the next morning.when it wont start it has good fuel pres...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1G2NE5436P
This car will cut off like your were turning the key off. I have tested and retested parts and wiring and have found nothing wrong. When I was testing to see if I was losing spark I bolted the ignition housing cover upside down and ran regular plug wires to th...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5275X
Hello all, I have a Saturn here I'm having some trouble diagnosing. The vehicle initially came in with the MIL on and code P0410 (secondary air injection system) stored. I performed the "Air Pump System Special Test" function with the Tech 2. Every time I run ... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection system)
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, only on slight accel VIN: 1G8ZJ5279X
after repairs car stars and runs fine idles good accelerates good but in any gear at cruising speed slight movement of throttle the car bucks have to be near closed throtle and move maybe 1/8 inch car will stumble just once but will do it every time throttle b...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L axle-whl.brg. VIN: 1G6KD54YOV
Thanks to all who replied,especially Alfred from Fla.problem was loose center caps in aftermarket wheels.caps were push in type,pulled caps,put a bead of silicone around inside of center hole,re-installed caps & let set up.test drive,noise gone.Once again,than...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57N73
after not starting for several days took a chance replaced crank sensor started right up.customer drove over the weekend with no problems, thanks for the help
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1987 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14R6H
Dan the man from South Texas Yehaa, right on the money,replaced new coil (according to Dan [...] means never ever worked)! and wallaa, starts right up and times correctly, definitely going to store this one in the memory banks! Thanks to all that replied
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1993 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCEG25Z6P
david [...] hit it right on !!! power steering pully was ouy about a 1/4 inch - center hole in pump stripped --retapped it- put in longer bolt and pressed pully back in and then install flat/lock washer and bolt for goog luck !! all good helpful replies thank...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, starts and stalls VIN: 1G1JC1247V
We have finally repaired this condition. We located the engine wire loom under the radiator core support and removed the conduit covering .To our surprise we found four separate broken 22-24 gauge wires. Previously we had checked for continuity at the IAC and ...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7V
Indeed it was the pump. I replaced it today and it brought the PSI to spec and the engine fired right up. Just about everyone said to replace the fuel pump right off. As far as clamping the return line to eliminate the fuel pressure regulator as a possible cau...
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation VIN: 1GBKP37J2W
Thanks for all the replys, replyes ranged from mass air flow sensor to 02 sensors The most common response was the crank position sensor , We tried all three and none fixed the hesetation, in total we replaced the fuel filter,fuel pump,complete tune up, four 0...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L tcc VIN: 1GCCS14X3W
The general thought leaned toward a bad VCM. The customer wanted an absolute that it would be fixed with a new VCM, I wouldn't give her that so she was headed to the Chevy store for a silver bullet. The tranny shop had taken the valve body out and said the val...
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1999 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L poor power VIN: 3GNGC26J1X
received 10 replies on this, i will go through them, first of all the gear ratio of this unit is 4.10:1, the fuel filter is new and fuel pressure under load up hill is good at 54psi. one person asked about the cam synch reading in the troubleshoot fast track v...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Centerlink VIN: 1GCGG29V65
I would like to thank mike, alan, ward and reid for their information. I know my post shouldn't have required help since it was just worn front end parts but I haven't seen this type of front end setup before. After replacing idler and pittman arms with oem pa...
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 2G2FV22P6S
The coustomer finally agreed to put a set of injectors and the car has never ran better. Thanks for all the help
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R71
Well, here's the story. Misfire was false, different scanner revealed no misfires. Bank 1 is still cylinder 1 toward firewall. Lambda is a calculation of air/fuel mixtures. As 1.000 being a perfect 14.7:1. A difference of .010 = 1% and works opposit of O2 mv a... Trouble codes: P0134.
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