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2003 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19X53
check engine light flashes intermittently during highway use
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29244
well this truck got flooded. Truck still ran for about 100 miles then just stopped running. It came to the shop the first thing was pull the fuel filter. we found it full of water. next we pulled the fuel tank and emptied and flushed along with all the fuel sy...
2001 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G2FS22K31
During the garage test we ran a snap-on scanner to the OBDII and found two code(s) one for the MAF sensor and the other was for the Cat Convert. The converter has already been replaced along with the (all-4) O2 sensors. Testing the orange/blk wire we found 11...

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1996 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G4WF52KXT
well after driving her car for a week,it finnaly acted up.nostart,no power to starter.jumped starter-engine ran,then shut off.did that twice,then started and ran.fuel was shutting down,then after 3 min.reset and ran.picked up lock cylinder and keys.when i pull...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L lifters
hey thanks everyone who replied it was a bolt that was too long in the center of the intake that was holding the pushrod tight.the bolt was the wrong one for that spot in the intake.installer error.when i took the valve cover off i found the problem.
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19K1R
Hi Guys: This was a tough one. Sometimes you have more than one problem. I checked out the grounds as many of you suggested with no improvement. Rick from Virgina suggested holding a soldering gun near the distributor to try to get the injectors to fire and Ja...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1G1BL52W2R
Hello to all, sorry this has taken so long, got the car back in looked close at wiring knock sensor values etc. still nothing out of the ordinary. Pulled and replaced all plugs, nothing noted and replaced the already new wire set as well. Customer just came b...
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hand brake VIN: 1G1JC12F54
The hand brake holds better now. It was a combination of raising the handbrake handle repeated while stopping the car. This enabled the rear brakes to seat to the drums faster and the raising the handle repeatedly allowed the self adjuster to actuate. Many ...
1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, extreme hard start VIN: 3G2JB5240S
Wow, this one was difficult! Long story [...]; I had 2 coolant temp. sensors: ! that was installed in the car and one I was using for test purposes. I warmed up the car (after fighting it to start for an hour!). My coolant temp was 201 degrees and my base puls...
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