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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET129XR
Where is it?.. I cant find the location of the IAT sensor. Ive looked in the archives and found 1 post saying its located INside the intake manifold--but still, i cant find it or the harness. Mitchell says it supposed to be next to the MAP--such isnt the case... Trouble codes: P0038
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1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hard start VIN: 1G1YY218XK
Hello techs, got a chevy headache, i have read many of the previous posts and tried most of them. customer had car towed in, car was sitting for a while, was very hard to start, very long crank time and would bog down and back fire when reving. fuel pressure w...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCCS19W81
Customer brought his truck in after it would not start and continued to blow the IGN A 40A fuse. He went through a 40A, 50A and 60A fuse, and blew them all. Finally was able to start his truck after trying yet another fuse. Now I have the truck in the shop and...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L steering VIN: 1GTCEK19T5
owner called and said steering was stiff for a while when first started in the morning.I ordered new pump from GM and scheduled appointment.I went to move the truck in and found steering tight left normal right, from what I'm reading it sounds like a gearbox p...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GCHK24U74
This truck came in Friday with ABS false activation on hard deceleration and pulling. We replaced the affected hub and then pulled the other way. Replaced the other hub now pulls predominantly to the left. Changed hub with new again and now it pulls one way or...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13X74
Got this in today.Upon arrival scanned for codes.Got the P0101.Cleared and went for a test drive.Within 30secs of leaving the shop...I had almost zero throttle response,pulled over cut it off.After a couple of minutes...started it back up to head back to shop.... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass or Volume Circuit Range Performance Problem)
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L compressor VIN: 2CNDL73FX5
there is a vibration felt at 2000 rpm's felt inside the vehicle. If you put your hand on the a/c lines there is a vibration felt (there all the time with or with a/c on) gets worse around 2000 rpm's. If you remove the drive belt the vibration is gone. Any help...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer SS 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GNET13H16
thanks, truck came in as no start, bunch of codes stored lose of power to injectors ad coil. cleared codes and waited after awhile truck would restart on its own the later stall out. on test drive came back turn off went outside to bring in and you guessed it ... Trouble codes: P0689, P1516
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LT 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1GCHK23DX7
Hi guys, I inherited this job my first day, instal special order turbo unit. Road tested, ran bad, no power, hesitates, can't get over 40 mph. Code P0299- low boost and I can't remember the number P2645 maybe,-vane position sensor high. Previous tech had repla... Trouble codes: P0299
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L 4wd lite on VIN: RROO48576J
hi all and thanx for looking. i am looking at this for a friend. i have tried 4 scanners and can get no info out of the system. the service 4wd lite is on and 4wd is inoperable. i pulled the number 8 fuse under the hood and the lite went off for about 20 secon...
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4L anti-theft system VIN: 1G3NL12T2T
car came in with no crank,no start,, check codes, in pcm, none,notice security light on, steady.. check IPC code, #14,17,22,24,27.. clear codes, still no crank, remove electrical ignition switch and attempt to crank it, cranks but no start. code, 14 and 24 cam...
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2006 Pontiac Wave 1.6L Engine Camshaft VIN: KL2TW69606
Hi this vehicle came to shop no start. Found timing belt broken. Customer told that car was stall at speed of 40km (aprox). During inspection we found there is free play in intake camshaft about 1". We open the valve cover fount lifter on exhaust is going up a...
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1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP87F2G
thank you everyone for the help when the car came back we found an egr code after looking it over we found the vacume line off reinstalled it no further codes so after we replaced the mass air flow sensor the car was fixxed Trouble codes: 34 (mass air flow sen. low).
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14521
Hello all, thanks for the help. Mike from Arkansas, Long from Texas, Michael from North Carolina, Steve from Iowa, Todd from Alberta and Adam from Ontario were along the right lines. This truck is setup with a fuel regulator in the fuel filter, there is not on... Trouble codes: P0113 (Intake air temp circuit signal high), P0122 (TP or APP sensor 1 circuit short or low), P1171 (Fuel system lean during accel P0171 lean after clear and test drive), P0172 (bank 1 rich).
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No smoke out of tank VIN: 1G1JC12461
well thank all of you for your help. I did fix and, it makes sence of haveing that check ball in the fill neck. thanx guys. Trouble codes: P0442.
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GCHG35F92
ONCE AGAIN I MUST THANK ALL WHO RESPONDED AND ALL REPLIES WERE PRECISE . THE PDM WAS THE PROBLEM. I WENT AHEAD TO PERFORM AN IDLE TEST TO DUPLICATE THE PROBLEM AND WHEN IT SHUT OFF I POURED COLD WATER ON THAT PDM AND THE VEHICLE STARTED UP (THANKS TO THE GE...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GTHK29172
Well, here is the long and the short of it. The duramax diesel uses an adapter plate that doubles as the back of the engine block(the rear main seal is in this adapter plate)and plate for the transmission bellhousing to bolt to. This adapter plate is referre...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L No Start, No crank` VIN: 1GTEK19V43
Well I went and bought a PCm for this and it programmed fine. Had to relearn the CPS and after all was well. I know next time that I need not program anything unless Im repairing it. I figured I would be nice and update this guys PCM while I was replacing the ... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 communication error).
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G3NL12T7T
Thanks guys for all the suggestions. Here is what I found, when I got the car, the previous shop had pretty much replaced all the sensors. And according to the old reciept the O2 sensor was replaced with a bosch 12014 oxygen sensor. So I scoped that sensor and...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52F83
Thanks for all the help, replaced ingnition switch & lock cyl. Took ignition switch apart & could see burnt contacts, thanks again
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start, Hard Start/Noise VIN: 1G8JW52R6Y
The Saturn is fixed and the customer is happy. We knew it had internal problems and the discovery of a broken #6 piston and the head of a valve in the pan confirmed this. We installed a used engine with the original ECM and it ran great with No Codes. As to... Trouble codes: P0343 (CPS Resynch), P0300 (Missfire).
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