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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L dash lights VIN: 2G4WB52K1X
I have a car here that when the auto headlights activate when dark outside the PRNDL Radio and A/C display and dash illum goes out. When auto illum is off everything works normally. there are no codes.
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L sub frame VIN: 1G4HR54K6Y
found one motor mount to be broken and the subframe moves forward and backward when braking. subframe bushings appear to be good still. replaced motor mount to eliminate that fault but the subframe still moves. would like to know if anyone has seen this before...
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2004 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB52K94
This Buick was towed to our shop with a no cranking condition. I thought it was the starter, however, found no voltage signal from the ignition switch to the starter, using a power probe if I supplied power to the starter solenoid it cranks over fine. We did a...
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L trunk lock VIN: 1G6KS52Y0S
On this STS the electric trunk latch wouldnt pull the trunk lid down. After looking at the wiring diagram I figured out how the switch down by the motor should work. I tested the circuits and there wasnt a return voltage on the center wire. I replaced the swit...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L traction light VIN: 1G6KD54Y22
looked down seen the traction control light was on, push the button nothing happen, can anyone gave me some pionts? thanks
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 5678909876
Hello mates! I am getting ready to do head gaskets on a CTS 3.2 litre. This is my first time in, and would like any input that i need to know up front, ex; Head bolt repair, blah blah blah!! Thankyou, hope your day is good!
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L MIL Lamp on
Original complaint, hard to start at times. Found a/c line condensating and dripping directly onto distributor cap. Replaced distributor, cap, rotor, reposition line so condensate drops away from ignition. Set timing using scanner, cranks and runs well, timing... Trouble codes: P1192 (Cam crank synchro error), P1345
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Warning chime VIN: 2GCEC19T2X
Customer had two problems: could not shift into park repaired that with a new cable. On the way to bring it in for the new cable, the lock cylinder froze up we installed new delco lock cylinder and all seemed well. But we did not test drive. Customer takes vec...
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2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Starting VIN: 1GKHG35U93
van came in for a no start, no power to starter, jumped the starter & it turns over ok but no start. we replaced the ign electrcial switch, no change. code u1041 in system. we unpluged ebcm, no change. security lite was on than off ?? signal from key to module...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Compressor VIN: 1G3GR62C8V
As from the repair history all A/C system parts are new. Except for high side temp sensor and evap. Prior technician had determined compressor was bad and that system componets needed replace. found lots of debris at orifice tube, that being the reason for re...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Safety VIN: 1G2WJ12M6T
Air bag light comes on after doing the repairs according to customer. Didn't notice it ourselves. The light flashes 6 or 7 times when key is flipped on and code 26 according to scanner. No information that I can find as to what DTC 26 "Driver Initiator Circuit...
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1989 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP54C8K
Sorry for the long delay but wanted to make sure it was fixed. Replaced igntion switch and all is well.
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L8S
OK, this appears to be fixed. But then again the last ECM lasted 3 months before it acted up. After my testing, as was the point of my question, I had concluded that the ECM was bad but wanted to know if there was anything else to test before throwing ANOTHE... Trouble codes: P0118 (Engine Coolant Temp Too High).
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1996 Buick Skylark Custom 2.4L Timing Shain VIN: IG4NJ52T6T
sO FAR NOTHING HAS WORKED TO QUITE DOWN TIMING CHAIN NOISE. TALKED WITH CUSTOMER AND WE HAVE DECIDED TO INSTALL GM PARTS AND GO FROM THERE.
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Blower Motor VIN: 1G6KD52B0S
Hi Guys, We replaced the blower motor and so far everything is working. I'll keep my fingers crossed that it doesn't come back with the same complaint. Its been crazy down here with the flooding and all, sorry its taken so long to get back to ya. T...
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GNGK26F8W
Replace solenoid driver, truck runs fine. Again thanks for all your supports.
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16R5X
Guys thanks for the help, it was the injector's not hoocked up proprely. The all the injectors were in the wrong hole. My man was sure hehad them right, but there was a pattern. If it miss fired on #4 and i imeadiatly let off the throttle the next cylinder in ...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L Brake Lights VIN: 1G1ZT64825
WE CHECKED THE VOLTAGE IN AND OUT OF THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH AND EVERYTHING CHECKS OUT OK, I CHECKED THE WIRING AND FOUND NO PROBLEMS THERE. SO WE RECALABRATED THE SWITCH AND IT IS WORKING GOOD NOW SO WE TOLD HER IF THE PROBLEM COMES BACK IT WILL PROBIBLY NEED ...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.9L A/c VIN: 2G1WU58186
First of all, I would like to thanks Todd, Michael, and Gary for your quick response. Especially Michael for providing the TSB which i tried to locate unsuccessfully in Mitchell. The problem with this vehicle is in the plug of the refrigerant switch. From vi...
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1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GKEK13R7V
I recieved a few replies saying that high o2 sensor volts may cause this. This is not the case on this one. I will post a fix when I figure it out.
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