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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K41
got the in laws car here again. got a code p1404 egr positon failure. as stated above the egr moves when tested with the scan tool and i removed it an inspected it and found nothing visually worng with it. the problem im seeing i s that at an idle the egr posi... Trouble codes: P1404 (egr position failure)
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Suspension VIN: 1G6KD52B9S
after start up the service ride control on dash light was on pulled codes i039 in it tryed to clear out and its comes right back on never had any struts or front end work please help not very good with cadillac josh [...] shop forman
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R4T
Hi guys, and gals, Just back from vacation in florida, and i have this gem, and two dead chryslers waiting for me...guess this means the boss really does like me, lol. Anyway, this truck was looked at here at our shop while i was still in florida, by theother... Trouble codes: P0141 (ho2b1s2), P0161 (ho2b2s2), P0307 (cylinder 7 misfire), P0441 (evap no flow during purge), P0300 (random misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire)
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L brake lights VIN: 2G1WL52MXW
The tail light brake lights are a total inop. The third brake light works so this tells me that the switch is ok. I have read alot about the multifunction switch but the turn and running lights are all working correctly yes even the hazards. Any help would be ...
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2002 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Stall VIN: 1G3GS64C92
custmer complain of stalling vehicle came in with 10 codes cleared and only 3 back .stalls intermittly Trouble codes: P0335 (ckp sensor a circuit problem), P0385 (ckp sensor b circuit problem), P1599 (cc power managment mode or engine stall)
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1991 Pontiac Firebird 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2FS23T7M
Help!!! This firebird initially came in for an oil leak. I replaced the distributor o-ring and fixed the leak. Approximately 45 days later it came back with the MIL illuminated and a hard code 42 (est ckt open/grounded) and a lack of power complaint. Following... Trouble codes: 42 (EST ckt. open or grounded)
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L pass rear door VIN: 1G2WJ52M7T
passenger rear door won't open, have removed panel and checked rods, handle operate rods & can feel rod pushing down on latch but still stuck, have jiggled, pryed, & kicked from inside, no budge. anyone got ideas for opening short of doing body damage? thanks
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L all VIN: 2G4WB52K5Y
Thanks to all that replied:It was the ignition switch,checked voltage at the fuse block low voltage 4.7 volts.Thanks to Brett from Kansas for the quick replay,but all were on the right track. Sometimes it's easy to go down the wrong road.(Customer want's car y...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L timing cover VIN: 1GCEC14W0Y
thanks for your input guys, it turned out the oil pan was warped at the front, got new one and every thing is good now
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GCCT19W9Y
I TRIED EVERYTHING YOU GUYS THOUGHT IT WOULD BE AND IT ENDED UP BEING THE CRANK SENSOR. IT WOULD DROP OUT SLIGHTLY AT 3000-3100 AND THEN RUN FINE. THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L starter VIN: 1GNDT13S72
Well,this one turned out to be pretty difficult.I'll start by letting everyone know that the code B2961 code will not affect the starter circuit.The way I was able to diag. this problem was by hooking up my tech 2,and doing a power mode mismatch test.If anyone...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L ignition switch VIN: 1G2NW52M9T
As many of you said, bad shift solenoid. Thanks for the advice.
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L slip VIN: 1G2NW52M9T
Thanks for the input guys. John from Ohio was right, the trans. was burned up inside. Bad coincidence but these things happen. Thanks again to anyone who took the time to throw some ideas at me.
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2NF52E81
Thanks for all the help most replies where for the BCM or the coolant sensor. The problem was a bad coolant sensor or pigtail. If I wiggled the connector on the coolant sensor the temp would drop. I replaced the sensor and pigtail car is running great.
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