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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L temp gauge VIN: W06VR52R4W
this ones got me stumped i just replaced the oil cooler and flushed out the system on one of these nightmares and after the fix the coolant temp gauge reads fully cold and will not move was wondering if anyone else has come across this or has any tips all help...
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Power Window VIN: 1G6KD54Y9Y
Window worked correctly after installing regulator. I tested the door locks, LR seat heater and lighter socket located on the LR door, everything worked fine. The customer picked up the car and returned 15 minutes later with smoke coming from the headliner, fr...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L hard start VIN: 1GCGK24F8S
This truck is very hard to start first thing in morning or after sitting all day.It will crank great and act like it wants to start but will not until it is ready, then it will start and run like nothing is wrong. Everything that we have tested seems to be goo... Trouble codes: 29 (Glow plug relay fault), 34 (injection timing stepper motor), 65 (accell.pedal position circuit range)
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, backfire
Truck will hesitate or bog down and backfire. This happens when the pedal is quickly pressed half way or more. It happens in gear or in park, engine warm or cold. I put a new catalytic converter and fuel filter on with no change. I replaced the cap, rotor, and...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1GCHK24U14
Hi, I am working on my personal truck here and it is driving me crazy. I bought this truck dirt cheap with an engine with a cracked head. Old engine was low on compression on three cylinders and had water in oil. Engine ran badly and had 180,000 miles on it so...

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1994 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1LW15M7R
Thank you for the help. The problem ended up being what I had suspected but was hesitant to pull the trigger on the repair. The restriction was in the sending unit itself. Both previous times, only the pump was replaced but not the whole sending unit. I te...
2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEL19W21
Thanks so much to all who took the time to respond. I would like to summarize the help requests, and talk about what I learned. A few people told me to do things that I had already tried, and had mentioned in my help request. I think in a few ca... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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