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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY2183J
hello guys , i got this 1988 corvette runs rough & bugs down after replace complete tune with fuel filter still the same, fuel pressure within the spec , fuel pressure regulator is not leaking, replace new mass air flow , smoke the engine for vacuum leak found...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Hesitation VIN: 1GNGK26JXX
We have this Chevy Suburban in here for a hesitation on light acceleration, say from a stop light then taking off. They also said that it seems to happen once in a while over 50mph when they give it more load. The problem is it is so intermitant that everytime... Trouble codes: P0107 (Map/Baro signal low or intermitant), P1107 (Same as above), P0327 (Knock Sensor Bank 1 Signal Low)
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Brake light fuse VIN: 1G1JF52461
Vehicle came in with no turn signals. Found the 20 amp mini fuse powering the brake lights/ hazards and the cig lighter were both missing. Installed new fuses and ran several test signal runs, everything checked out OK. At that time the clip holding the brake ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJC34U03
hello,this truck has two fuel tanks,awhile back it was towed in for a no start,the front tank was empty and the rear one was full,also the fuse,pcm1,was blown,replaced the fuse and the rear pump did run,could not cause it to blow again,all the while the fuel g...
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1992 Geo Tracker 1.6L No start-runs rich VIN: 2CNBJ18U7N
Vehicle drove in on 2 cylinders. Found blown headgasket between cyls. 1 & 2 and ground at T-stat housing broken off. Replaced headgasket (valves OK and light resurfacing), installed new T-belt (valve timing was 4 teeth retarded. . corrected this fault) adjuste...
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1969 Pontiac Grand Prix 400CID Temp gauge VIN: 276579P271
Temperature gauge doesn't read correct. Started with a Borg Warner temp sensor, read too hot. Replaced with a Delco sensor, read hotter yet. Replaced with a used sensor read too cool. What I would like to know if anyone knows the resistance spec to test the ga...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52J6Y
brain fart time, it's too hot to think. car starts and dies, will not run. has good fuel pressure, spark and pulse. scanner will not communicate. all fuses are good. whats next??? I think security key is ok
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1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L I/P fuse panel VIN: 1G82K527XW
Hello, This car belongs to my technician, we don't do domestics so we don't have access to much info. The car will lose the radio and accessoies as well as the running lights. Wiggling the F5 wire on the back of the I/P fuse panel will get a temporary repriev...
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1988 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L rear half of drive shaft VIN: 2GCEK19K4J
Sorry about not giving some specs like auto trans and the like, but I thought the VIN provided that automatically. Anyway, it's out the door and on the way back to Illinois. The true length of the driveshaft was 53' and the RPO label for the gear ratio was GT4...
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L passing gear VIN: 1GCGC24KXS
I fixed the truck by replacing the knock sensor. Before replacing the sensor the knock sensor code would come back, after clearing, with key on and engine off. I don't really understand how or why it fixed it because, other than no passing gear, the trans. wor...
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2003 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L Brake pedal VIN: 1GNCS18XX3
We received 9 prompt and informative replies...thanks to all!!! The replies suggeated mostly ABS or master cylinder problems. We had previously pinched off the brake hoses with no change so the problem is likely in the ABS or master cylinder. The truck is ...
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1997 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L door locks VIN: 1GKEC16R9V
I was able to zero in on the keyless entry system. The key fob was not able to be reprogrammed. also the keyless entry is the only thing that separates the drivers door from all the others, and the drivers door was working differntly than the others. Customer ...
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1966 Pontiac parisienne 350CID hydraulics VIN: 5764670148
Thanks to all responded to my problem. Got mixed reviews as to proper fluid. Our manual called for ATF trans fluid ( we found this after reading ALL of the instuctions in the procedure) and that it was a self bleeding system. First thing we did was purge the e...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L Unknown VIN: 1G2WJ52X7R
Thanks to all who replied! As most of you said the top of the oil pump drive was leaking. One of the first replies suggested I use a die grinder to put a small notch in the top of the oil pump drive,pop the drive up until it hits the head and take the new o-ri...
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