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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L lr speed signal VIN: 3G5DA03E53
Code C0046 for Left rear speed signal performance. Sensor resistance in spec. @ 1125 ohlms. Spining the wheel the sensor creats over 100 mv. checked the jumper harness from sensor to under body all ok. check resistance from there to the pass through connector ...
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2001 Cadillac Catera 3.0L radio,fuel door,trunk VIN: W06VR54RX1
Customer came in today stating that, his wife was driving there car today and it just shut off on her. The car started back up and they continued driving. A little later they noticed that the radio wasn't working along with the fuel door and the electronic tru...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L 2-3,3-4 shift VIN: 1GTEC14R2V
After o/h, no 2-3 or 3-4 shift. Modus and Tran x show proper commands to trans. Could not achieve 3rd or 4th with Modus or Tran x. Unplug case connector and unit is in 3rd gear (failsafe).Installed reman valve body with no effect. So at this point I know 1st a...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L no odometer VIN: 1GCC51449W
originally i had [...] on odometer and a complaint of the odometer flickering on and off and reading 0 all other gauges work correctly and no codes present (that i can access through my solus) I swapped the cluster out with 2 known good clusters both wer...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC124X1
Has anyone ran into this problem before?? Please let me know what to do, I ahve run out of options at this point. Thanks in Advance for all your guys help. If you guys have any Ford, Volvo, Saab, questions just ask. I'm a Ford Specialist, and my other partner ...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L steering VIN: 2CNDL63F85
hellow to all. our equinox makes a knocking noise from under the dash when driving on rough roads. we first thought it was the steering shaft but after replacing the shaft the noise was still there. this does have the electric power steering unit under the das...
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2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1GKDM19W8Y
this truck came to the shop with a hesitation problem when idling or at a stop. We found out that whenever we disconnect the purge solenoid, the engine runs normal. So i disconnected the purge line to the purge solenoid and it has regular gas in it. So i chang...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C5S
hello all i have a olds aurora that has a code 85.the light comes back as soon as i erase it.the idle drops to slow when reved up.i installed a new idle solenoid and relearned the idle per alldata.i would appreciate some insite on this problem.i have a genesis... Trouble codes: 85 (idlelearn at maximum authority)
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3N152F02
I'm not much of a GM guy, so I need some help. Car comes in about once a month for a no start. Everytime it comes in it starts right up. This time it didn't, but it did at the wrong time. The security light was flashing, so I'm thinking Security problem. I che... Trouble codes: B2960, B2965
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L starter VIN: 1G2HX52K6V
Hello all, thanks in advance for the help. I have this bonneville here that is a very intermittent no start. I do not have power on the small wire on starter when it will not start. Have not been able to check for power at neutral switch yet cause it is still ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52K4X
Hello guys and thanks in advance for all your help! This Pontiac continually sets a CMP performance code that can't be fixed with known new part. I have used my vetronix 5200 to compare the CMP sensor signal all the way back to pcm. I hooked before and after t... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Performance Failure)
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2001 Saturn L100 2.2L ac system VIN: 1G8JS52F41
hello guys and thanks in advance for any help you can offer. i got this 2001 saturn l100. i recently bought this car to fix (timing chain went and needed a head) i finished the car and have been driving it for a couple days to iron out the kinks. i found the a...
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1992 Buick Skylark Custom 3.3L starting system VIN: 1G4NJ54N8N
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED. RECEIVED AN OVERWHELMING 41 REPLIES. TURNED OUT TO BE A FAULTY CRANK SENSOR. TRICKY THOUGH BECAUSE WHEN THE VEHICLE WOULD NOT START, I STILL HAD AN RPM SIGNAL. SO FAR SO GOOD... I APPRECIATE ALL YOUR RESPONSES AND HELP...
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1999 Buick Riviera 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4GD221XX
We found that the main wiring harness, where it goes from motor to firewall, has a bad wire in it. Every time the motor flexed, it would kill the engine. The student found it but moving the wiring harness. We could not find the bad wire, I am not sure the conn...
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L suspension VIN: 1Z2C37891A
found the bushings on the front lower control arms moving in and out alot and dry causing a squeek replaced control arms and it is fixed now
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Brakes VIN: 1GBGC24KXS
After alot off research. This truck was a regular pickup in the beginning. The costumer had a utiltybody put on and the springs along withsome brake work were updated to heavy duty. Sometimes you have to pry information out of people just to help them. The cal...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L compressor VIN: 1GNDT13S94
members want to thank everyones input,steve nailed it cleaned the throttle body real good all is good now,first time i seen this,won't forget this problem thank you so much bud
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1996 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR5291T
thanks guys, it was the pressure control solenoid on the firewall, it was open coil. thanks chris Trouble codes: P1410.
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L power windows VIN: 1GKDT13WXV
sorry i have to close this post without a fix,customer picked up vehicle and she said to bring it back but she said she's too busy right now,i'll try to update a post if she brings it back and i apply all the suggestions i recieved,thank you very much for all ...
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1998 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKFK16R8W
Thanks for all the help he adjusted the CMP retard and the truck was running great we also had to change cylinder #4 and #8 fuel injectors. They were faulty and causing a misfire to happen but the truck is running great thank for all the help.
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2003 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 3G2JB52F13
Well I finally got this Sunfire back today to check further.The problem turned out to be just as described in the reply I received from Alex.There was a very small rub thru on the wiring harness where it passed over the trans mount.I repaired it and re-routed ... Trouble codes: P0300 (engine misfire detected).
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