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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2G1WH55K31
this came to us driven by the customer. there is a problem with the vehicle when trying to accelerate. it hesitates badly and does not go over 25 m.p.h. tried to retrieve codes and found none for engine or transmission. checked the catalytic converter and foun...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 8.1L blower motor VIN: 3GNGK26G62
Hello Iatn members, I have this suburban with a/c blower motor intermittently stay running with ignition turn off. Customer said that he noticed blower motor is running and also killed battery many times. I could never duplicate the problem. This truck equipe...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Throttle dont open VIN: 1GNES16SX3
HI Y'ALL !!! We have this Chevy Tahoe the Reduced power light and check engine come on immediatelty. THe THrottle plate dont open when running. With the engine off the throttle will open. The code that sets first is p1514 the TPP 1 & 2 are normal withn the eng... Trouble codes: P1514
2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L brakes VIN: 1GCCS19604
Hi guys, hope you can help. The first thing in the morning the brakes are very touchy, to the point they skid on application, after driving alittle they improve but always seem to be ready to grab. The abs seems to be working ok with no lite on and it seems th...
1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L Will Not run monitors VIN: 1G8ZJ5270X
Customer brought vehicle in because it failed emissions. Computer had not run it's monitors yet. Customer stated that no one has done anything to the computer for a while. I monitored data found engine temp staying around 130 degrees. We Changed thermostat fou...
2006 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AN15F66
help!!! this should've been an easy one but it's kicking me in the head. this saturn has a p0300 that just won't quit. it came in with a noticable misfire at idle and under load. so far we've replaced the plugs, coil boots, coil pack assembly, reflashed the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire)

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1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 4.3L oil guage readings VIN: 1G1GZ37Z0F
this is my ride,well the oil pressure is within specs,like most you know,i put in the the new sender says o.the guage it self might gone wacky, but installed a autometer 2 1/16 size oil mechanical guage for $52.95 at sk speed shop here in lindenhurst longislan...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Timing Chain + Transmission VIN: 1GCEC14W2X
Thanks to all who responded; as most said the smaller gear is for the balance shaft. Secondly, once the starter is removed the shield can be removed and access to the converter bolts is gained throught the starter opening. The truck is in the road again. Thank...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
Sorry I took so long to sumarize. All 8 replies had good wisdom to share. Unfortunatly this blazer never did act up for me, so the customer drove it away a few days later. Thanks again for your time guys. Cory. Trouble codes: P0753 (1-2 Shift Solenoid A circuit fault).
2001 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Reverse VIN: 1G1YY32G91
The problem was internal as many of you had suggested. The reverse shift fork has nylon pads that engage the syncro. These pads were badly worn...and not available without buying the fork. I decided to also replace the reverse syncro. brass blocker, and rev...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Stall VIN: 1GMDU23E21
good day to you all boy this was a diffcult problem after my request for help i recieved 5 replies all very good and i looked into every one the van quit stalling i drove this van home every day drove it on the weekend and it did not stall. when it did stall a...
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