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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Internal lubrication tube VIN: 1GCH1K29U2
Greetings transmission guys & gals. I'm not an internal transmission expert so I need your advice on this one. Original transmission on the pickup failed in all forward gears about 1500 miles ago. Had it rebuilt, put it back in and all was fine. Customer calle...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNEK13T83
Heres one for all you gm techs.We will start from beginning. customer brought in 03 avalanche 5.3 liter for a tune up says that it was missing once and awhile.check vehicle over and find that outside of the air filter every thing is we install new ... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Engine Block VIN: 3GNFK16Z24
Hey guys I need to repair a engine that has a cracked block from Improper coolant protection. I have a 1999 5.3 long block used in storage. Can I use it? Is it the same? Can I use at least the Block off of the 1999 and swap rotating parts? Any thoughts?? Thank...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L compression VIN: 1G1AJ12F85
vehicle towed in, customer complaint: vehicle hasnt been running well, sluggish,check engine on, now wont start, confirmed: vehicle wont start, codes: p0300 cyl misfire (misfire history shows #2 and 3 many misfires) po128 coolant thermostat u2108 loss comm w...
1992 Ford F-350 XLT Lariat 7.3L glow plug controller VIN: 1FTJX35M8N
the controller was burnt up replaced the controller now it just clicks repeatidly for about 60 seconds just sending little pulses to the plugs all plugs are good i replaced three bad ones and repaired 1 damaged wire. cleaned all connections. replaced with a kn...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29172
Thanks in advance for any help given.This truck has been towed twice in 3 weaks.Both times the owner starts the truck first thing in morning cold and it runs normaly for aprox.30 to 60 seconds and quits and will not re-start.(cranks normaly)First time outside ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
I keep mgetting a P0203 code. I checked all injectors -14.0-14.4 OHMS.replaced the offending injector anyway plus ohm checked the injectors unplugged with the same results. voltage at the injectors was within .2v of battery . TPS replaced and rechecked.Crank s... Trouble codes: P0203 (Injector Coil)
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L trunk, front windows alarm VIN: WDBLJ74G01
Hello all, i have 2001 clk55 amg brought into the shop, customer complained that trunk opens by itself at the same time front windows goes ups and downs by itself and sometime alarm comes on too. i scan for the code only thing that i found is B1710 code which ...
2006 Pontiac GTO 6.0L cluster VIN: 6G2VX12U56
this one is an on going problem. i have had the red brake light come on in the cluster for this, have disconnected the parking brake switch and the brake fluid level switch and the light still stays on. found a bulliten for the connector on the pass side kick ...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN29V6S
Hello, gents! I hate to ask so generic a question, but I could potentially waste a lot of time if I don't, so here goes: my brother in law bought this 4-runner from a used car lot a couple of months back. The local mechanic where he lives told him that it need...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Mechanical VIN: FIN23AUNPN
merry christmas all tech i nedd yor help on this vehicle replace timing belt but i broke thermonstat housing so waitng for the part i jump start the car to pull in the shop when i crank noise at the starter may be vale piston hit the valve when it get to start...

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L planetary VIN: 1GCHK23U24
After comparing this trans to others. I determine that the noise was abnormal. The scrapping metal sounds was not present on other vehicles. Replace planetary and rebuilt trans to correct the noise
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L overheats VIN: 2FMZA57462
replaced head gaskets with sucess on repair also found imrc rods bushings missing rods sitting on manifold replaced bushings all ok now unti r uns like a top still weird it only happened in cold temps not summer temps it did this tw...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52TX1
Used a tech 2 , did the relearn perfect ! Thanks for all the help . Got a call into snap on tech line to see what they say about it . Trouble codes: P1336.
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