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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L rear drums VIN: 2GCEC19Z1P
This will be easy for most of you. My own truck. I work on cyl heads, not cars. The drums on this truck are worn so badly they won't come off. They are not stock to the axle, they move. There is no plug to knock out of the backing plate to back off the adjuste...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Torque Convertor VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
I am getting ready to install the replacement transmission that they brought me and noticed that the torque converter does sit back in as far as the one that came out. I believe it is not aligned correctly. When i try to slip it off it will not come out. I als...
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Bogs down VIN: 1GNDM19W1Y
Hello All, This van came in customer stating bogs down under really any acceleration. If you push down on accelerator very slowly it will rev up. Anything past that it bogs down, and backfires. I have looked through all the posts and seen alot of people fixed...
2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L keyless entry VIN: 5Y2SL62813
Tech 2 does not have anything in body for rke. Tried procedure from Alldata. Says to insert and remove key twice within 5 seconds, close and open door within 40 seconds, then again and close door with key in ignition. turn key on and off and then it should go ...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L power windows VIN: 2G2WS52294
Hi all, We have this '04 Grand Prix with an intermittent problem with the power windows. Power windows will work properly most of the time. When they act up, the windows will not go down. (Have never had it happen with windows down, so I don't know if the win...

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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Engine oil pressure VIN: 1G6EL12Y2Y
Thanks to everyone for their quick replies, Juan, James, Eric, and Glen, the info for tightening the Harmonic balancer bolt saved the day and a lot of extra labor. Its amazing that an extra blast with the impact on the crank bolt and the oil pressure is now ri...
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52M4W
I must first thank everyone who replied to post! It was the Ftp sensor that cured this problem,even though the p0446 trouble tree saysnothing about the Ftp sensor. I hope someone else can benefit in the future from this post. I use the fix library everyday a... Trouble codes: P0446.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK13T25
thanks for all the advice you gave me,still could not seem to find the problem. i noticed that #1 miss would quit with throttle increased only 100rpm.i bought a leak down tester and had only 5% leak on that cyl,running compression was actualy around 70lbs not ...
1996 Geo Metro 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2CW971N6DK
thank you for all your reply especially eric from washington sure enough it was front crank timing belt pully dowel [...] was round off and pulley spin freely thank all you guy thanks eric
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEC14W7Y
First let me say thanks for all the help. For what ever reason this thing stuck all the popets. I was able to block the return and run injection cleaner at about 100 psi I left pressure on it over night then ran it on gas down the trottle body and on injectio... Trouble codes: P1106 (map high).
2007 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L srs VIN: 1GKFC13C97
Tanks for fast reply, borrow TECH2 next door, log on GM TIS perform SDM set up /programming, lite off. Lesson learned. Many thanks,Dennis
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