Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for December 30, 2006
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for GM
Help Request Answers
1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L starter VIN: 1G4HR53L4N
hi teem i got this car in with a no crank i check to see if i was getting a siginal to the starter solenoid, there was none i jump the solenoid to make sure the starter was good. using my troubleshooter from my scanner it instructed to unplug the two wires goi...
1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY529XT
96 CAD seville STS Crank no start pdl flashing,security flashing vehicle may no start. Radio and heater controls are not working. No cummunication with scanner with BCM are ECM. Checked power and ground feeds performed security relearn. I have no key fob for v...
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L High Idle VIN: 2G1WW12M3T
Start and drive car, put it back into drive and RPM up around 2000 (varies). The next time it is fine or not. Bidirectional IAC motor with tech2, sometimes I could not drag the RPM back down, when that happens the IAC counts would stay up. At one point it pinn...
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L spongy/soft brake pedel VIN: 1GKEK63RXY
I suspect that I have air in the brake system somewhere. The brake system has been bled several times by myself and in the past at this shop by previous technicians. I have no way of pulsing the abs unit with a scan tool and the shop dosen't have a power bleed...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Differential VIN: 1GKDT13S52
now i have code co379 and this envoy still doesnt have 4x4 operation, i replaced the transfercase shift control module and reprogram with update, due to code c0550 and no communication. now i have communication and the 4x4 lights are working but now i have a c...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T5T
Hello, First let me apologize for the limited info. I am trying to help a very poor friend get her car fixed and I am in a different city. Ever been there? Also, I am a big rig tech and I only work on cars (mostly Fords) on a limited basis. My question is thi... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one)
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1G8JW54R32
Hi All, 02 Saturn L300 came in for engine miss, MIL on. Cust says may be due for tuneup (86,000 miles)"book" says spark plugs are good for 100K. Replaced spark plugs (from dealer-OUCH!) and replaced dirty air filter. Spark plugs showed their age, but didn't... Trouble codes: P, 0301 (miafire 1 cylinder)

Fixes & Summaries for GM
Fix/Summary Answers
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1G6CD5330L
Well unfortunately we were a tech short right before the holidays and I did not have a chance to work on this vehicle again. I had hoped to get back to it wednesday but the customer needs to use it, he says he will bring it back later, if he does I will update...
1999 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Blower motor VIN: 1G6EL12Y5X
Thank you all for the help! My guys were not testing the blower motor correctly. They didnt see power and ground at the motor and figured it couldnt be the blower motor itself which is what it turned out to be. After reading a couple of responses about making ...
1990 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GBEG25K2L
Well if we are giving out prizes for the best guesser, it is Rob from B.C. Thanks, Rob. The van had lost spark, I found very little spark and none out of the junk coil wire. So, I replaced the coil wire. Next, I tried a new coil off our shelf. Still very lit...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L engine VIN: 2G1WN12MXS
Thanks so much to everyone who replied. It was great to have help figuring this one out. Terry, Dennis, Robert, and Jason nailed this one. The problem was that my tech installed the new intake gaskets without comparing them to the old ones. The engine we were ...
1991 Saturn SC 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F93
Thanks everybody for the info! Several of you were dead on with equipment and I greatly appreciate it. The job went fine, the rusted strap bolts came out ok and there was only a quarter tank of fuel! How much better can it get? Oh yea, the rain that was predic...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next