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2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Extended Cranking VIN: 1GCFG15TX5
prior to replacement of pcm on tuesday when i get back, anyone else seen this? im curious for my own knowledge can the pcm be repaired in house? have seen chafed wire before and bad cmp, but this is a first for low voltage right at the pcm. thanks in advance! ... Trouble codes: P0342 (cmp low)
1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L engine VIN: 1G3HY54C8K
I replaced the lower control arm that I ruined running over the curb and now the car is very hard to start. now I have found that by trying to start the engine I turn the key off and try to start again after 6 to 8 times the car will start and run bad, some ti...
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Distributor VIN: 1GHDT13W3Y
Trying to install distributor but it lands a few degrees off from 6 cylinder mark on base. A few degrees off by a time clock as reference it would appear to be 2 1/2 or 3 minutes off mark! Alldata instructions said it must align or by at least by a few degrees...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L starter VIN: 1G2NW12MOT
Thanks to all in advance, this car came in with a complaint that the key came out in any position, so we tore apart tumbler and found tumblers to be worn so we opted to replace the the whole key cylinder set with new tumblers.When we got it back together it wo...

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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Stabilitrak VIN: 1G6EL12Y5W
Thank you to everyone who responded. To ensure I was not missing anything through the Tech2, I individually scoped each of the following: each wheel speed sensor, SWPS, YAW sensor and Lateral Accelerometer (needed to remove front passenger seat). I tested each...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54Y9X
As we suspected, the exhaust cam timing was off on the rear bank and was off by a tooth from the factory. We inspected all 4 cams and pullies for correctness, re-timed motor, and misfires and fuel trims are gone. Runs great and although timing covers come al... Trouble codes: 300B (random misfire on rear bank 1-3-5-7 only), 1376 (ignition module grounding issue).
1973 Chevrolet NOVA 350CID alternator VIN: 1X27H2L109
Thanks to everyone who responded. I found issues with the wire coming from the dash alt. warning light to be wired incorrectly and also had an issue with battery voltage to sense wire had excessive resistance after voltage drop checking the wire. All is well a...
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L oil VIN: 1GCFG25M42
Thanx for all the input. Replaced the oil pump and intake manifold gasket for the external coolant leak. Pulled the old oil pump apart and found the spring in the pressure relief valve broken, it would occasionally bind and not let the valve move properly one ...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L door locks,interior lights VIN: 1G8JU54F82
thanks guys for all the help with this L series saturn customer decided to not have us go any farther. they had it towed to the dealer. they were talking of trading in on a new kia have not heard anything from them if was fixed or not.
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