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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Suspension VIN: 1G6KD5ZBXR
hey guys ! have a deville here i installed a bypass relay in about a year ago for " service ride control " message due to bad struts .car returned with same message a couple of days ago. i replaced the relay, reset the is08 again, cleared all codes and wont go...
2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L remote transmitter VIN: 1G6KY54951
guys i would like to thank you ahead of time for responses.my question/problem is can you program remote transmitters without using a tec 2? any info is much appreciated. thank you
1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22P4S
about 2 month ago another shop installed new 2 front 02 sensor due to po174 code. fixed the problem and but now 2month later bank 2 02 dead again. this is a same original problem. with new 02 fuel trim and no fault to the system but my question is why is this ... Trouble codes: P0174
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R5X
Hello and thank you for reading. First of all I only post as a last resort, as it should be, meaning I have read every archive pertaining to my issues. This Tahoe only misfires going up a grade after a few miles at heavy throttle. it is very noticeable. someti... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L body computer VIN: 2G1WF55E92
car came in with dead battery- installed new battery- now will not crank and keeps setting various body codes. the dome lights don't work. the door locks don't work. i have tried starting the car and allowed the ignition to remain in the run position but the s...
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L rear shoes VIN: 1GCDT13626
customer drove vehicle out in the field for about 3 miles. truck came back to shop with no pedal. pulled rear brakes down again and the shoes are completely worn out. mileage now is 15734. customer said brakes were fine until he drove through a muddy field. th...
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L intermittent VIN: 1GKDT13WXW
This vehicle came in today with a trans shift complaint and NO fuel guage. Upon hooking up the scanner, I have these codes PO 740, PO 753, PO 785, PO 1860, and NO fuel guage, NO mileage number on the speeddometer. Upon starting up, when putting trans in drive ...
2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Electronic VIN: 1GKFK16Z05
owner complaint speedometer will stick be 60 and 70 mph while driving we check sensors at trans housing scan for dtc (only code po157 o2 sensor low voltage ) this is chauffer driven week days owner drive weekend to country ( manahtten ny to upstate aprox 60 mi...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Starting/Theft? VIN: 1GMDX03E81
Customer complaint was had to boost to start. was running, shut off and nothing. No power, no dash lights, nothing at all. Tested. Postive battery terminal was broken off in battery. Replaced battery and terminal end. Van still won't start (won't turn over). C...
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2HX54K32
Rough start at times when cold. Scan showed 2&5 counts misses. I Did fell a hard miss a few times when cold. Snap thorrtle 2&5 counts whould start for short period and clear up. Checked secondary spark and seem to have lean miss for 2&5, Short spark duration a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi miss)

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1985 Chevrolet C10 Custom 6.2L Engine leaks oil VIN: 2GTEC14C2F
Thanks to all who replied, several of the responses were to make sure that the injector lines weren't leaking, or the oil sender or valve covers, and whether the pcv system was plugged causing pressure buildup. Since this engine was very dry up top, and there ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L long crank hot VIN: 1GCEK19T6Y
thanks for all the help. the crank & cam sensor checked out cold. let truck run for .5 hour, then checked again, turns out the cam sensor was the problem. replaced cam sensor, truck starts great. thanks again for all the replies.
2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GNBJ18C6Y
hi guys .iwould like to thank everyone who responded,particularly PAUL from MASS. boy does this old ford tech feel dumb.the pid data showed the egr was closed.but it was not, the pcm is unable to tell where the egr valve is,it only knows the the actuator is at...
2000 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLT 6.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 3GKGK26U9Y
Before I replaced the computer for this problem, I tried to dump the memory once again. Disconnected the battery and shorted the cables together over night. Came in the next morning and the gauge was working fine. The problem was in the computer but resetting ...
1972 Oldsmobile cutlass 350CID comming out of storage VIN: 3J57K2R175
I thank all of you for your good responses, 1 response was obviously an attempt to get your numbers up for helping people, I mean 'Change oil and Filter' was a lot of help. Now to the rest of you, my cust. has gone and bought a tool to spin the distributor. I ...
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