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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Key / Ignition VIN: 1G6DM57794
Car was towed in with key stuck in ignition, vehicle will not start and key will not come out, ign. Cyl. works fine not mechanically stuck. We were able to get the vehicle to start with a jump box and then was able to shut off and get the key out. we replaced ...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G1JC34T3R
Here is a strange one for you all. This car dies at adle 75% of the time. Idle speed drops to about 450 RPM before engine shuts down. Scanner indicates desired RPM of 700 and IAC counts increase, trying to maintain idle. Vehicle also "sluggish" on acceleration...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L condensor VIN: 1GCG1367A1
hi,i have a problem with this truck looking for orfice tube or expansion valve for this truck .removed the bottom hose at the condensor it curve about 90 degree looking for orfice tube found none .ordered orifice tube from chevrolet dealer .tried to put in .di...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC16Z33
Thanks in advance to everyone willing to give a helping hand. I have this Suburban that all of a sudden started running rough. Scannned for codes only p0300. Misfire counter shows #8 constant misfire and #7 misfire at idle. Checked plugs and wires looked OK bu... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L Electronic brake controler VIN: 1GKET16S54
Hello, This is my personal Envoy and being that I work on heavy duty Diesel tug boats I dont have access to all the info anymore. I scanned the truck with my snap on scan tool and under paramiters it shows the Brake switch turns on and of as depressed. What th...
2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L no start VIN: 1G8JU52F3Y
Just installed new cylinder with key and theft light blicks,can you relearn key with scanner? I know gm leave key on for 10min relearn but can it be done on this saturn.

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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W6S
Thanks for all the help. This was my first help request and I am really impressed with the response. I pulled the plenum off and the problem was right there like almost all of you said. Thanks again. Paul Trouble codes: P0325 (bank 1 knock sensor), P0300 (multiple misfires), P1441 (evap purge).
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J2X
Awesome info andrew thanks a ton for the responses, aparently the smogpump froze and some point they replaced it but didnt verify operation, the 30 amp fuse was blown, once replaced ran sec air monitor to ready system good to go, thanks for help on this one... Trouble codes: P0410 (air system).
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GBJC34U34
Sorry for the late Fix post, I wanted to make sure the truck was repaired and had no further problems. The ABS light went out after the vehicle went over 60kph and has not come back on in 2 weeks. The replacement of the right front wheel speed sensor/ hub asse...
1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE12TXW
Thank you everyone for your replies, you were all correct. We overlooked the coil housing since it was brand new, a Standard part by the way, replaced it with AC Delco and the car runs perfect! Thanks again. Bill Trouble codes: P0300.
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