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1994 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WF15L6R
hello,this is intermittant,car will stall on decel from about 25mph down to 10mph.it happens so smoothly,or quietly that you are not aware of it until you notice steering is heavy and tach is on zero.while still rolling you can put trans.into neutral and engin...
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2004 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G4WB52K84
So lucky me got the project installed a remnan bcm from a1 cardone sent it to the dealer to be reprogramed all was well. cusomer came back today with the same complaint no start no crank prndl indicator lights up but no crank have checked the terminals in the ...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T6M
scan tool data seems ok but the rpms they read 9999 koeo even with crank sesor disconnected and module disconnected please help i am lost
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L rev,2,4 VIN: 1GNCS13WOT
Thuis should be an easy one for you trans guys. just want to know if the trans is junk or easy to repair. this is my personal vehicle. I got boxed into parking space. while trying to get out I attempted to climb the curbin reverse. the was a loud bang from the...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNCS13W9V
I have a97 blazer 4.3l vortec and when the truck first came in it had no gas gauge reading and code p0462 was a hard code i traced the wires and found that it has power going into the sending unit but none coming out so i figured that it was the usual sending ... Trouble codes: P0462
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16R6V
thanks in advance . if ya'll can help me fix his one i think i'll sell my tools and get a job at wallmart as a greater...should be alot less stress!!! vehl came in with miss on4,5,6,7,8, & p0300 replacedcap and rotor for possible crossfire on cap , misschanged... Trouble codes: P0300 (ran cynl miss fire)
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2000 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K1Y
Thanks for any help. The engine backfires through the intake manifold on snap throttle. Little rough on cold start but clears up when warm, about 160 degrees. Coils all fire but computer shows misfires on all cylinders, but #4, 3, and 5 are the worst. Injector... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L ignition lock cylinder VIN: 1GNCT18X74
customer cannot turn key back all the way to remove key. we have inspected lock cylinder and related components and cannot find any problems. is there a gm tech/repair shop tech that has seen this condition? any help is greatly appreciated. cheers, john
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMJHG5678
fought this problem with this car before. first look at it 6 months ago. car came not running kept tring and finlly started. misfire heavy on 1 3 and 5 cylinder. then after a while just miss on 5 cylinder constant . had spark injection pulse and compression th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0429
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA23P06
Hello, This HHR has an intermittent P0010 and and even more intermittent p0013. This pertains to intake cam actuator circuit malfuction and intake cam angle performance (not suprisingly) respectively. Solenoid continuity checks fine and engine oil is clean. ... Trouble codes: P0010
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Excessive Emissions, VIN: 2GIWT58K76
need some help on this one,has anyone seen this? when u go to start this car it has spark knock and then its gone.real loud all of a sudden. i cleaned the injectors,carbon cleaning and added octane booster to the fuel steel their.has any one seen this?
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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L abs VIN: 1GNFC13J28
Thanks for reading, vehicle came in after being in a wreck front end damage ABS light Traction light Brake light all on codes are u0140 u0151 u0159 u0164 u0168 u0214 u0109 any help will be greatly appreciated thank you in advance
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2000 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L blend door VIN: 1GKDT13W3Y
i hope someone out there has seen this before . removed blend door motor . installed a test one and got same result . installed used hvac controll head & no change , this trucks blend door motor just has a mind of its own , theres no telling what its going to ...
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1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.1L fuel in canister VIN: 1G3NL53M7R
the canister under the coolant bottle fills up with gas. only 2 lines coming off of it, and they are routed properly.we replaced the gas cap thinking it's not venting properly but one week later the customer came back with the same problem. any thoughts or hel...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LSS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3H45216S
I have no injector pulse on #6.He has been having trouble with misfire on occassion. when it does the key chime dings once.He has had this problem for about 6mo.About 2 weeks ago he had a trans issue and they installed a new computer.Does anyone know how or if...
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L wont crank VIN: 1G3NL52E52
Well of course its 10 after 6 on friday and she calls and the cashless clunker wont start. It wont crank and the security light flashes. All the wrecker drivers are quit and home drinkin. So I clear all the junk off my trailer since shes parked in a PAY lot an...
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2005 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L cruise control VIN: 1D7HU18D95
i have this saturn that the cruise intermittanly doesnt work.it first came in and the clutch pedal switch was broken in half.we replaced and all was well.car came back in a week saying no cruise.all switches showed good on tech 2.last causes of no cruise was l...
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2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L ABS Module VIN: 2G4WB52KX3
Thanks to those that replied. Well this vehicle had a few problems and when I talked to the customer again some of them surfaced. Come to find out the owner replaced the battery about a year ago and since then has had these intermittent problems. Rob sent me i...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L strut VIN: 3GYFK628X7
Thanks for all the replies. I replaced the strut and was very carefull not to turn the shaft . With this in mind the repair went very smoothly. After the repair I cleared the codes and bingo , no hard code! Thanks in advance for your time. Iatn rocks!!!
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start
Very big thanks to all that took their time to help.After rechecking with the added help all checks out.Powers and grounds are good.Replaced ecm and all is well.Thanks again.K.W.
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1999 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Interior Courtesy Lights VIN: 1GNDM19W9X
Well, again iATN comes to the rescue. After pulling many things apart with no luck, we pulled the wiring from under the sill plate of the driver's door and found a short. Sill plate had been pushed down over the years and wiring had rubbed through. We also ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Clutch, throwoutbearing VIN: 1GTEC14W02
Thanks to all that replied. Apparently, the NV3500 transmission, despite being installed in a V6 1500 truck, is a Medium Duty transmission, and we all know there are no bells & whistles when it comes to MD equipment. Many people have replied that they had si...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GTEC19VX4
after removing each module and still having no communication-we went back to the basics. checking the diagnostic connector under the dash we found no 12v power feed. rechecking all the fuses again, we found the lighter fuse missing. installed fuse and now the ...
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2007 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GKER33737
The problem was the antifreeze soaked foam between the timing chain cover and a steel plate. It took a long time to dry out. I sure would like to know why GM put the steel plate down there and had to put foam underneath it. It doesn't attach to anything. I...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L signals, wipers, security VIN: 162NF52E53
The customer has not yet returned for this one, but most of the replies I've recieved did lean toward a multiple problem. Ign. switch and wiper module were the most popular responses. One person suggested the hazard switch which is linked to the ignition, can ...
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2007 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L steering angle sensor VIN: 2CKDL63F27
thanks to all who replied. the steering angle sensor and the motor are one unit. and its replacement fixed the problem. just bought a tech2 tried to do the repair with just the modis with 9.2 got the power steering working but the traction control lamp wou...
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