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1987 Chevrolet Astro LT 4.3L radiator/ water pump VIN: 1GNDM15Z2H
I finally finished swapping the 5.7 into my Astrovan. It is a screamer. It just runs hot. I used the V6 water pump and installed a new aluminum radiator with plastic tank from AZ. I used a 16" electric fan. The trans cooler in the radiator was not used, as was...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L BatteryDrain VIN: 2G1WF55EX1
hey techs i need a little guidence. this car was brought to us with battery going dead after car sits overnight. found battery weak (according to load tests), replaced battery but i had a 1.2amp draw. i found the stereo amplifier pulling .8 amps (ok good) but ...
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Lighting VIN: 1GHFDEK059
So my daughter calls from collage saying all of the sudden she has no low beam headlites,only high beams work and all other lites work .i told her to have the bulbs changed cause it might be that. but if thats not the fix what should i look for, anyone in on t...
1969 Pontiac Firebird 350 5.7L camshaft
Noticed upon camshaft removale that the camshaft lobes dont line up in the center of lifter bores. Lifters do make full contact with cam lobes but not in the center of lifter.The cam end play is normal,the new cam shaft is fits the sane way.Does any one know i...

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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Water pump VIN: 2GTEK19K5M
Thanks for all the input, was waiting to close to be sure it was actually fixed. I am thinking that the root cause was most likely the fan clutch assembly getting hot causing the pump hub to expand and come off. I replaced everything including the clutch and s...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.0L rotors VIN: 1GBJC34K07
First thanks to everyone who answered this request and tried to help. We really appreciate it. The rear parking brakes were not the problem. What had happened is that the inner oil seal on the bearing was stuck at the end of the axle. In other words the seal...
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Lighting VIN: 1G2WERF8NH
Thanks to all the fix was a shorted headlite switch.
2007 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L No Start VIN: 1G8ZV57717
Well as Dan suggested i removed the upstream o2 sensors and the car would crank and run. This car was still under warranty so the customer decided to send it back to the dealer for repairs after we discussed the price of the parts. Thanks again for all the hel...
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