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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1G4HR52KXV
when you hook up battery cable blower comes on,no starter engage,a/c control panel not responding,no codes,fuses good we have no start,and a/c blower runs all the time
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1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5.7L pressures VIN: 1Z37J5S426
car will cool to 62 at 2000 rpm best reading on gauges 53 low side 125 on high side we think it should be 30-35 on low side 225 250 on high side we have changed freon amount from 2.2 to 4 pounds with not much change. any ideas are welcome thanks gino [...]
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT14W6R
this truck was brought into my shop we work on a fleet of vans for a heating and cooling company and this is one of their employees personal truck. we have done pretty much everything to this truck except the egr and o2 sensor. it wont start unless you hold th... Trouble codes: 32 (open map or egr), 43 (esc tps out of adjustment or knock sensor signal)
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fuel leaks VIN: 3G1JC1248V
This thing has leaks at the top o-rings of the injectors. Seems to be different each time, although #4 has presented again as leaking this time. Will be fine for about 2,000 -3000km, then starts to leak. Have inspected the injectors and rail holes (part of low...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L condensor VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
This has turned into a bit of a project vehicle. The compressor knocks quite a bit and A/C perf. is low. I am putting in a new Delphi compressor & accumulator tank as well as the condensor. The orfice tube has a couple of metal pieces on the screen. I am repla...
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2001 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L Engine VIN: 2CNBJ63461
We have an 2001 Tracker with 2.5l Twin Cam Engine. The engine blows blue smoke out of exhaust and the right front Cylinder Head has a loud lifter type noise. We suspect a problem in the Timing Chain area as well as a piston ring or valve seal problem. We have ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Theftloc 2 VIN: 1G3NL52T9Y
I have this alero here with a no start, was towed in. Of coarse i got in it and it started right up. Pulled it in the shop and it starts every time. I only got it to act up once. The car started and then cut off immdeiatly then would crank but not start. I pul...
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L cruise control VIN: 1GHDX23E91
Hey all. I have cruise control problem on this olds silhuoette. The cruise control is inop. I first checked the fuse. Fuse is good. Scanned for DTC's and found P1585-CC inhibit circuit/CC lamp circuit. Performed diagnostic tests according to that code. I have ...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2WP12K1V
gm tech car came in with code p0102, did functional and output test. replaced maf sensor code went away. now no cel on. long and short fuel trims -14 . car running rich... car will run fine for about 2-3 minutes and drive ok. after that then idle surge and if ... Trouble codes: P0102
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L security VIN: 1G8ZH5281Y
We did call the Saturn Dealer after testing, they said replace ignition cylinder and Pass Lock Senser. We did that but car still Starts & Stalls. Dealer didnt know what to check next. we need help with this car. Thanks in advance for any help you could give.
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Unknown VIN: 5GZCZ33D23
Hi Group, The 2003 Saturn VUE, scanner shows code P1888,TCC circuit problem. in park or drive when I rave the engine RPM doesn't go up much., and the vehicle does not move. TCM, valve body, or transmission problem? ATF fluid clean no burning smell. what is the...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L engine VIN: W06VR543VR
Thank you for all the replies, this one really tested my patience. When it was pushing the coolant out, the scantool reading was never higher than 210 degrees and there was never any pressure on any hose? I block tested it again and it turned the fluid yellow ...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L transmision engage
Thanks for all the great ideas. Today gat the car back in the bay and had code 1825 and then a new code P0712 trans temp sensor so i read and if the temp was 300 degrees or more for more than 10 seconds it would set the code and if the degrees is 300 or more i...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hydrocarbons VIN: 1G1JC5246S
Hello everyone and thanks for the good ideas on this one. We swapped in a charcoal cannister and it dropped the hydrocarbons dramatically. I had a few replies that suggested a fuel saturated cannister and that was the case. Thanks Ron
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L #20 fuse shifting VIN: 3GNGK26FOX
FOUND PROBLEM, NO REAL GOOD HELP TO SHARE ONLY 2 REPLIES ONE SAID THROW A CIRCUT BREAKER IN THERE (NOT MY STYLE) FOUND HARNESS RUNNING BEHING ENGINE PINCHED BY BODY LIP CRUSHING IT AND SLICING THROUGH, CLUE CAME WHEN CUSTOMERS KID CALLED AND SAID IT HAPPENS MO...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Reverse VIN: 1GCEK14T8X
Thanks john from california and edwin from illinois .we had one bolt in the wrong hole and we just kept putting it back in that hole.This place is a life saver.
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L oil pressure VIN: 1GBLG31R82
I appreciate all the responses that I received. Sometimes it is the least likely cause. At some point the dipstick was changed. We changed the oil, filled it properly and treated the engine with seafoam. So far the pressure has stayed and the lifter noise has ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Rear A/C VIN: 1GNEK13Z22
Sorry took so long I forgot to close this request. Yes everyone was right. The rear expansion valve was at fault. When I took it off I seen metal flakes in the screen. Replaced the valve and works like a dream. I guess this system needs to have the rear e...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 3G7DA03E11
We performed a bunch of tests on the PCM checking signal wires, powers, grounds. Thought I found a shorted circuit in the PCM. Replaced PCm, same problems. Was able to catch the 3X crank sensor drop it's square wave from around 5 volts to .5 volts. With my met...
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