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1996 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G4WF52KXT
hi guys and gals,i have a intermittant no start problem that's kicking my !!..happens once a week or month.wifes car,when it happens for her won't crank,all lights come on the dash.normal.no click,codes.i have had her tilt the column,turn the wheel etc.by the ...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R4Y
car towed in just started dying on older cpl. replaced crank sensor same problem car sets codes after warms up starts dying and hard to start first time looking at catera any help greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P0341, P0335
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KD54YOY
Vehicle was towed in with a transmission problem that so far we have not been able to diagnose, as there were 8 codes in system, p0108, p0203, p0480, p0748, p1106, p1571, p419. Original recommendation was replace computer because fuel injectors were not activa... Trouble codes: P0108, P0203, P0480, P0748, P1106, P1571
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L No start. VIN: 1GYEK63N13
Came in as a no start. Customer claims it just would not start one day. No Ckp reading, No cmp response. Followed alldata flow charts to dead end.
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Drivability VIN: 2G1WN14T1P
Vehicle came in on tow truck to our shop. The owner advised the car ran fine prior to parking in a parking lot and wouldn't start after sitting 2 hours. We found a broken timing chain upon diagnosis and replaced it and the gears. Mitchell was pretty vague on h...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19K1R
Hi: This truck came to me as an intermittent no start about a month ago. When it arrived, it started fine and would not repeat symptoms so I replaced the coil and module because I have found these parts to fail often. This truck has throttle body injection. It...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fule to cng VIN: 301JC52412
well you guys have ben great in the pass so thanks inadvance. well this is for you gm guys first time customer he has cng car dealers went out of bizz new one have open but they wont work on car and he cant find any one els but not much in fo in all data reall... Trouble codes: P1202 (alternate fuel engine control module afecm gass mass sensor circuit low)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Power Steering Pump VIN: 1GCHK23113
We replaced the hoses on this truck and under braking and steering conditions the pump begins to whine like it is low in fluid. The more you use the louder the noise will get. I pulled the cap off when it was making the noise and the fliud was full of air bubb...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U54
The reason we got this truck was it would hardly run and give multible codes after all the modules were replaced. We verified the programming of the ECM, then we pin tested and foung loose ground behind engine at a transmission bolt. All was well with the worl... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF senser circuit)
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hand brake VIN: 1G1JC12F54
Cannot adjust hand brake, self adjusting was mentioned in another post, I cant figure out how to make this happen there is no mechanical adjustment that I can find. Any help would be appreciated to make the hand brake hold the car from moving. It almost doesnt...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5L front turn signal lense VIN: 1G1ZT62825
I had just replaced both front headlamp lenses due to the original ones melted at both turn signal lenses.Replaced with aftermarket lenses and GE 3157k bulbs.Within days the lenses are starting to melt again. Voltage and grounds to lights tested good,connector...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
This is a strange problem that only happens once every couple of weeks. Customer is driving along usually at highway speed and the first thing that happens is all the dash lights come on as they do when you turn the ignition to the first position. The lights g...
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G4BR8374N
Good evening everyone I would like to thank everyone for your help.Turns out my brain must have been in reverse or something,just about all of you said to look at the little black box beside the fuel pump relay,well guess what ,before I looked right at that li...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L rev,2,4 VIN: 1GNCS13WOT
Thanks everybody, pretty much all hit it on the head, the sun shell was in 2 pieces, once I realized there was very little trans left to pull apart I decided to rebuild it, Had to borrow a few tools to do it but got it done, back in the truck and working fine....
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L fuel guage VIN: 1GCEC19W3W
THANKS TO ALL, DAVID IN WASH HAD IT DEAD ON. SUPPLIED CONNECTOR WAS WIRED IN WRONG . THE PURPLE WIRE WAS NOT THE 5V REF. REWIRED AND ITS ALL BETTER NOW. THANKS TO ALL
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Instrument and radio lighting VIN: 2G1WF55EX1
I replaced the headlight switch on this one. I talked with the customer about a week after replacing the switch and all is well. Thanks, Bob
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L overheats VIN: 1GCHK23214
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED, OVERHEAT WAS CAUSED BY PLUGGED RADIATOR (EXTERNALLY) THAT COULD ONLY BE SEEN ONCE RADIATOR WAS REMOVED FROM TRUCK AND INSPECTED. PRESSURE WASHED UNTIL CLEAN, REINSTALLED, FILLED COOLANT, TOWED HEAVY LOAD WITH 81F AMBIENT, NO OVERH...
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2000 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L blend door VIN: 1GKDT13W3Y
THIS TRUCK HAD TWO PROBLEMS . OUT SIDE AIR TEMP SENSOR WAS OPEN AT TIMES . THE REAL PROBLEM WAS THE BLEND DOOR ACTUATOR GEAR WAS BROKEN . I TOOK IT APART FIRST THING AND LOOKED FOR BROKEN TEETH OR GEAR PROBLEMS , I DIDNT SEE ANYTHING WRONG , I INSTALLED A NEW ...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Unknown VIN: 1G2NE55M1R
The problem was a bad Canister purg tank rtemoved it and plugged hose's odor went away put new canister on it it did great
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L power to systems VIN: 1G2HX52K4V
I forgot to close this out because I Updated the request as soon as I found the bad connection on the ground bar. I soldered the large ground wire onto the ground connection bar to avoid future connector failure. Found the problem and repaired it quickly bacau...
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2003 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R43
Just confirmed the repair on this one. I would like to thank Randy, Kai, and Wayne for the help. It did turn out to be the MAF. I did check the power and 5v refernce anyway and then replaced the sensor. Should have went with my gut feeling but wanted to make s... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass air flow sensor circuit low frequency).
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