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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L chmsl VIN: 1GYEK63NX2
Half of the center high mount stop lamp is inop. It is pricey, $260 retail. Has anyone ever taken one apart and repaired it, like , say, a poor solder joint? Any other ideas? Is a coworkers vehicle, just trying to save him some cash. Thanks
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1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom 5.7L No MIL Lamp VIN: 1G8EK18LXG
No MIL lamp operation along with no communication to ECM. I have verified powers and grounds to lamp driver module and ECM. The lamp driver module keeps burning up. Another shop worked on this before me. The check engine lamp in the socket is a 921. I believe ...
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1990 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14E3L
Hi, and thanks for any help you can give me in advance. This truck was towed to me from Houston TX as a no start. The history of this truck is that it has been sitting since last March when the customer had a new head gasket put on it, he drove it after that r... Trouble codes: 42 (electronic spark control est)
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W6T
Hey guys i have a 96 chevy astro with 177402 miles on it and it appears to be in good condiction. the customer had a major tune up back in 8/8/07 by a shop that is now out of business and asked if i would look at it. the van now has an engine miss. I inspected... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Engine Spark Like Knock VIN: 1G1JC1249V
After changing engine with 1998 2.2L from s-10 used short block only all other parts from original 2.2 out of this Cavalier. At idle has loud spark like knock, Hold off of idle and no noise what so ever. When comes down to idle if you step on gas quickley make...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK24R9V
The customer complaint is that it will intermittently cut out, hesitate, then it will keep going like normal. This happens all in about 2 seconds. I have duplicated it several times, but I didn't have my test equipment hooked up once and when I did, it acted u...
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT 5.3L Differential VIN: 3GNEK12Z25
If anybody has ever had this problem please e-mail.
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L ignition system VIN: 1G1ZT52815
the car will not crank. When the battery is hooked the radio and shift indicator stay lit all the time. the single wire to the starter does not have any power to it the wire looks good. If you jump the starter the car will start and run. My ob2 scanner will no...
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2000 GMC C6500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJ7H1D5Y
I have installed a GM reman engine in this truck, and it starts and runs great, but after a short drive it runs terrible at the next stop sign, then comes out of it and runs great again. my snapon scanner is not equipped for heavy trucks, but is reading a code... Trouble codes: P0336 (ckp sensor out of range)
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Fixes & Summaries for GM
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2000 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L power window VIN: 1G6KY5494Y
Merry Christmas and a happy new year to all.Unfortunately I was not able to repair this car.General consensus is to replace the master switch assembly,but without a tech 2 we are not positive and at a ticket price of $250.00 I don't need one on my shelf as an ...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
Well, it was the heater core. I made sure there was flow from the intake wchich many of you said and there was plenty. I pretty much knew that since both heater hoses were hot, as I stated in my request. I even cut the core open and found solder coving the tub...
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.0L cooler VIN: 1GCFC29M66
Thanks for the help everyone. The trans pressure was normal, about 22 psi. I think I have been dealing with inferior radiators. I did install an aftermarket cooler and so far so good.
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L cruise control VIN: 4TGB162066
No we have not completed this fix yet. Alex from gerogia said replace the driver module which we did. It did fix the cruise control but now has other problems which did not have before. In the begining it would set code 1216 which would stop the cruise from wo...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Battery VIN: 1GNEK13T9Y
Thanks To All, I Had Lots Of Help On This One. It Turned Out I Had 2 Drains On The Battery. The Major Drain Was The Radio Amp. I Pulled The Amp Fuse In The Under Hood Fuse Box. This Left A 145ma Drain. The Third Brake Light Was Not Working So We Disconnected...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L unlock w/key VIN: 1GNCS13W01
Sublet repair to Chevy dealer. Found open wire between BCM and LF door latch.repaired wire.problem fixed.no key fobs required.no reflash required.
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L intake? VIN: KL1TD62604
Well let me just say thank you all, and hope everyones holiday was good. I did find combustion gases in cooling system and also found coolant in oil, after cleaning plugs, got running and nothing but white smoke out exhaust, and the oil turned into chocolate ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS 6.0L direct drum VIN: 1GTEC14X85
Thanks for all the information.The 4l80e direct drum worked perfectly.The 4l80e drum also holds 6 frictions compared to 5 on the 400 drum.Thanks again.
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L radio VIN: 1G3AJ55M2S
thanks for the great replies the radio issue was quite strange. i removed the radio from dash and installed a 10 amp circuit breaker and in a second some smoke came from the front interior, instantly i shut off the radio and then removed it and looked for sign...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L draw VIN: 1GHDX03E3X
Thanks for the replies. couldnt believe how long it takes for all the modules to go to sleep on this thing. I hooked up a amp meter between the positive cable and the battery after about 1/2 hour all draws were gone . I replaced the battery and never had a pro...
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1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L lifters VIN: 1G3NB52M7W
I would like to thank everyone for their help, especially james from indiana he hit it right. The measurements of the shims and part number he sent me helped alot in fixing the problem. I just replaced the shims on the rocker arms. And that solved the problem.
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2005 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZH528X5
AFTER OPENING WIRING HARNESS UP AND SEVERAL ATTEMPTS AND SEVERAL WIGGLE TESTS FOUND BROKEN WIRE INSIDE THE INSALATION AT CONNECTOR J-2 PIN 53 THIS IS A ORANGE WIRE CAUSE OF BROKEN WIRE WAS FROM THE IMPACK TO THE FRONT OF THE CAR FROM THE WRECK IT STRECHED IT T... Trouble codes: P1125 (p2120- throttle pedal position sen sw d ckt), P2120 (throttle pedal position sen sw d ckt), P2125 (sw e ckt), P2138 (sw d/e correlation).
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