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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Brake Fluid level sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y3W
Okay so I have the above mentioned vehicle in the shop for an intermittent service brake fliud level switch. originally the vehicle came in with the light on all the time and we found the float sticking to the bottom of the master. We replaced the master (with...
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1979 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Starting VIN: 1Z8749S452
Hello all. I have a 79 Corvette here with an odd problem. After a drive to the store and the car is parked for a bit, it will not restart. I will turn the key and get nothing from the starter. There is also nothing to be heard either, no clicking or anything. ...
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK18K3S
Hello everyone, this is my first post. This website is a wealth of information and I am relying on that now, :). This vehicle originally came in with a Code 44 and a Code 13. After inspection, it was discovered that the TBI gasket and the PVC hose were leaking... Trouble codes: 13 (O2 Sensor Short or Ground)
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LT 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3GNGK16FOV
Owner complaint of stall in AM at first, then a few weeks later may stall at any time. Identifix suggest checking (1) smoke at the tail pipe when in no start mode, yes. (2)checking voltage on fuel shut off solenoid at no start, yes there is. Test for 0-5v squa...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on
Alright BIG BRAINS of the world, I got one for ya...Van came in with no start/no fuel pressure issue.Tested relay(good)beat on the tank and fired up.Faulty fuel pump... r&r fuel pump and the van did some excorcist crap..kept poppin ecm-b 20amp fuse(blown when ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor 1 problem)
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Prndl VIN: 1GBJG31U54
Replaced Trans Range switch on outside of 4L80E trans (had no PRNDL display for D4 thru D1, w/ IPC test of PRNDL passing. Now...Tech II data list trans outputs: chart for trans range switch doesn't match chart for D4 thru D1. Have drag tested connectors & run ...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Cruise Control VIN: 2G1WF55K84
Purchased this 9C1 from a county auction. Came without cruise control. Was wondering if parts/a kit is available to EASILY (read cheaply) install cruise control. Prefer OEM parts. I have done this in the past for Ford P71's & Taurus'. In the Fords the wiring i...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Head Bolts! VIN: 1GNDS13S95
Every thing I learned in this business, I learned by making mistakes, Today I learned something. Even if you follow the directions and use good parts somethings are too poorly engineered to repair. We are doing a valve job on this pig because it burned a valve...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S75
Simple P0410 code, air pump runs fine when I hot wire it. I am not getting power to the relay. I can hear the relay click when I activate it with the scan tool but there is no power there, checked fuses and all are ok, have power at fuses. What am I missing he... Trouble codes: P0410
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S36
I'm flipping out. Please read this with full attention or do not read my post. Truck runs fantasic. No issues,great power, just a nice truck. Check engine comes on PO171 at random,hot or cold. We have done the following: #1 checked basics- vaccums, o2, maf, fu... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L remote keyless VIN: 2G4WS52J2J
Thankyou all for your replies, Mark from michigan sent me a website that i have saved in my 'favourites' The instructions were excellent and it worked. I took a couple of practice runs. No tech 11 was needed for this paticular car. I wish mitchell had better i...
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Hesitation VIN: 3G5DB03E34
the fix for this was unbeleivable, after checking all engine, and transmission functions and all test came back with no problem, i had a suggestion to pull abs fuse. pulled fuse problem went away. unplugged sensors 1 by 1 and foung right front wheel sensor to ...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L door locks VIN: 1G4HR54K74
Thanks for the help. I had customer remove fob from keyring and leave it at home. Told her to drive it a week or two, but have not heard back from her. A bad fob could cause the complaint. Other suggestions were faulty door switches, rubbed wires at door jambs...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L overdrive VIN: 1G1YY0780G
i'm going to consider this fixed. I drooped the pan and found broken wire. cleaned everything and put fresh fluid in it. now the light come and shifts into overdrive it feels like maybe clutches are slipping a little but i only drive once in a while thanks for...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Steering Box VIN: 1GCEK19K2S
we put new tires, realign and check all supention again found all tight and problem till there, after pulling all my hair we took lower control arms out and we found bushings right side worn, my guess the reason we could't see it because torsion bar was puttin...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Door locks VIN: 1GNDT13W8W
after some fooling with the push button on the tailgate yesterday, blowing air threw it and jiggling the key in an out noise has stopped, and door locks are back to normal, new switch is on order from GM, Thanks for all your help
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L abs VIN: 2G1WF52EX1
thank you for all your ideas,the problem was a bad pcm
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Fuel Guage VIN: 1GNEL19W71
First let me say thank you for all replies!We dont see alot of GM prouducts like we used to so we were rusty it turns out my scanner was able to do a guage sweep and the fuel guage worked fine next I checked for 5 volts on purple wire unplugged it was there th...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23142
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE REPLIES. WE FINALLY PINNED IT DOWN TO A BAD VACUUM PUMP. NO VACUUM OUTPUT. SHOULD BE 15-20 INHG. YES, IT GOT OVERLOOKED. WE LUCKLY HAD ANOTHER 02 DURAMAX SHOW UP WITH SIMILAR ISSUES. COMPARED VALUES AND FAILURES. SO, IF YOU HAVE A PO101... Trouble codes: P0101 (Maf flow performance/volume).
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L radio VIN: 2G1WF52E63
thanks for all the help this is what i did to fix this car i removed the antenna mod down behind the back deck and away from the rear window defroster and it would work move it up and it would act up sow I mounted it under the deck lid
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1995 GMC C1500 Sierra SLT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2GTEC19K0S
Sorry for the wait on closing this one I had to make sure this beast was fixed. Thanks to all who replied all very good ideas for future references. Not too long after posting my problem started noticing I was losing other things like wipers,brake lights and n...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W5X
Hey guys and girls.A very big thank you to all who replied to my request for help on my buddy's Jimmy.First of all he went home that night I posted and installed the pressure gauge-started and bled out the air and pressure was at 56 psi.Next morning it was wet...
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1993 Pontiac Firebird 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2G2FS22SXP
The customer decided to take to another shop, California emissions are hard to fix when a car runs lean, Than you all
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