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1995 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Stall VIN: 1GPLB37N25
I am working on this Winnebago because the ECM/BAT fuse blows intermittently,usually after 15-30 minutes of driving. Have checked the harness for rubbing at points under the hood and chassis, but no luck. I am a Volvo tech, so any help would be appreciated. Th...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J22
This vehicle will have a no-start condition usually after 30 min. drives but it will do it any time it chooses. There is a GM TSB for this symptom (and codes) that has a repair or checking the ground at the transmission to engine case bolt. I installed shake... Trouble codes: U1040, U1000
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 4.8L accumulator VIN: 1GCHG35V56
Tcc slipping on hills, Set code P0894. Removed trans for insp. and overhaul. Not too much wrong other than 3rd clutch accumulator melted badly, 4th accum piston slightly melted. Do not want to have to redo this trans so any input as to a cause would be appreci...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L radiator/water jacket VIN: 1G2WK52JX3
Hello Guys! I need an advice in my cituation here. Customer brought in 03 Pontiac Grand Prix with overheating problem. He had stated that he accidently filled radiator with trans fluid (??!) and since then he had water pump replaced and coolant system flushed ...
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2008 Pontiac Solstice 2.4L ABS &ecs turned off VIN: 1G2MC35B68
When codes returned after wiring repair, I checked codes tsb's and inspected car areas of interest. No more wiring problems found. Codes are B0081 Passenger presence sys 1 internal electronic malf. B0083 Front end sence 1 shorted to battery(repaired ar hoodhin...
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1996 Saturn SW1 1.9L five speed standard transmission VIN: 1G82G8286T
Hello Friends, This 1996 Saturn SW1 1.9 Lt. with a five speed standard transmission. The lady on a rainy day went through a puddle of water, right after that she couldn't shift into second gear.She drove the car to my shop, shifting from first to third gear.W...
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2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L cluster VIN: 5GZCZ23D74
Hi, Iatn brothers and sisters. 2004 saturn vue with no lights in speedo or tach needles, dim but visible odometer, no rheostat control of dash illumination. dash lights work, all fuses good. I am visiting a friend, have access to a voltmeter and limited hand t...
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2007 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L power loss VIN: 1G8ZV57727
This vehicle belongs to a friend of mine. He had another vehicle at my shop Thursday and was telling me about this problem with his Saturn. He said he was on his way to the airport, in the middle lane of a 3 lane highway, in heavy traffic, the car lost power, ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G4HP52K8W
well thanks for all the help. I told the customer that it was internal and they decided to replace the trans. Again thanks for all the help. Mike
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L idle high VIN: 1G6ET1294W
the throttle body gasket was installed backwards wand had an intrnal vacuum leaks Trouble codes: P0507.
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L Starter VIN: 1J2R345667
Sorry all, this ended up being the timing belt, not the starter. I could not see the crank moving since I was in the car hitting the ignition. Got a helper and was under the car and seen what was happening.
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1991 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GC3W53C6M
The decision has been made to "ship" this car even tho it is not fixed ,ultimately i have:relaced the spark plugs,ohm and flow tested injecters,compression tested all 6 cyls [bet 15-180 on all] swapped in a module from a running car,new ecm,taken t-cover off a...
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L Control Panel VIN: 1G2HZ52L6N
I followed the advice from the three replies, but none solved the problem. I started over from scratch, followed the Alldata tests for the control module and programmer, which both tested good from the start. Did the component identification test with my Tech ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G2NE12T1Y
HELLO EVERYONE, THANKS FOR TAKING YOUR VALUABLE TIME TO HELP ME. AS MANY OF YOU SUGGESTED THE CAR WAS DRIVEN WITH MORE THAN A 1/4 TANK OF GAS AND DRIVEN AT VARIOUS SPEEDS AND THAT CORRECTED THE PROBLEM,THE ONLY THING IS AFTER LETTING THE CUST. KNOW WHAT NEEDE... Trouble codes: P0440.
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2004 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L transmission VIN: 1G8AW12F24
Thanks for the help. Unfortunately after talking with the customer and explaining diagnostic charges to look for an electrical problem and/or transmission internal problem, he opted to not go any further with this problem. Sorry I am unable to add any furthe...
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