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1990 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G4HP54C0L
This 90 Buick Lesabre was brought to me by a new customer that just purchased the vehicle a day before seeing me. He approached me with the complaint of a rattling noise when he picked the vehicle up. A quick run through with a stethoscope led me directly to t...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 8THDIGITSF
Hello fellas. I have a weird one that has me stumped. As mentioned above vehicle has been changed to a 5.0 TPI engine, from what i understand it has never passed smog since engine change due to EGR not working. I tested solenoid and its fine,everything is rout...
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2006 Chevrolet W3500 5.2L idles VIN: J8BB4B1646
Need help on this one. I have very little info on this vehicle. I have a 2006 Chevy W3500 box truck with a 5.2 L Isuzu diesel that starts and runs perfect, however there is no response when depressing the throttle pedal (gas pedal)(press the pedal and nothing ... Trouble codes: P0091
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2001 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG35F31
van came in running bad at idle poor accel.found lot of dirt in fuel tank.replaced tank new and new fuel pump and filter with little change in performance Trouble codes: P0219, P1218
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L security VIN: 2G4WB52K61
REPLACED THE BCM AND FLASH PROGRAMED IT. I THINK THAT ONE OF THE BCM RELAY'S MAY HAVE BEEN CAUSEING THE SECURITY FAULT. IT WAS FOR THE DAYTTIME RINNING LAMPS. THANK EVERYONE FOR ALL OF YOUR GOOD IDEAS AND HELP.
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WN52X5S
Thanks for all the replies to get this leaker stopped. After I removed the intake manifold I realized the only real way of solving the leak is to remove the rear head as there is no way to get this oil pump drive out to properly install an oring on the housing...
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2001 Chevrolet C3500 HD 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3GBKC34F21
Hi guys & Gals, thanks for the replies. Sorry I forgot to post that I had acall into a diesel pump/injetor rebuilder. Got a call back after several replies, he said code was a defienet give away. Remove intake to gain acssee to PMD. Removal was not to ba... Trouble codes: P216.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L blend door VIN: 2GCEC13TX5
The customer decided to not attempt any further work so we buttoned-up the dash and gave the vehicle back for the weekend. Sorry for the lack of info and thanks to all that replied to us, maybe we will have another attempt next week to fix the truck for him.
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G3N152T71
Ok so the vehicle left yesterday after installing the fourth coil housing. I would like to thank all that responded to my problem. After replacing the first coil housing I found that the plugs came out kind of hard so since then I had been adding anti-sieze lu... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K42
thanks again for the replies. Customer drove car for about a week till they could bring it back and when i road tested while watching pids it stalled one time and the maf sensor went to zero. Replaced and customer has had car for 4 days with no complaints. t...
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