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1994 Buick Regal 3.8L Noise in Drive VIN: 2G4WB55LOR
Customer had transmission installed, now it makes load grinding noise when in drive. The noise gets worst as the car drives. You can feel the grinding and vibration when holding the linkage at the transmission.
2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54Y43
we replace trans 4 months ago for tc slippage code and other shifting had air pump code at that time. wasnt to concerned then cause it needed trans.cleared all codes after trans replaced and about every 2 to 3 weeks sets p0410. owner states car bum... Trouble codes: P0410
1998 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Loc VIN: 1GCCS19X1W
I have the six digits I pulled from the radio, just wondering if someone out their can help me out if they know what the code is to input so I can unlock it. code is 942952. Thanks
1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1447X
Hi Guys, I need some help!!This truck came in running rough. The wires were arching the plugs were fouled. I changed plugs and wires, fuel filter and cleaned the tb and flushed the injectors. When it starts is has a slight miss for 20sec. The complaint is no p... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Engine VIN: 1G1NE52J8Y
We noticed that the car will start a few times then it will go to not starting, and when it wont start the dash is dead no guages or lights at all, and no communication with the pcm, but I can communicate with the BCM. Codes U1016 "pcm communication loss", U10...
2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Mode Door VIN: 1GNDT13X04
1 year ago replaced all doors in the plenium. everything worked good after that fast forward 1 yr later same problem the door for the defrost/ floor is broken again. I am doing it free this time so I need to know why this would happen twice any ideas or past e...
1992 GMC K1500 Sierra 5.7L Oil pressure VIN: 2GTEK19K3N
Seems like it's always the friends or family with the odd ones. My son bought a rebuilt long block for this truck from a rebuilder that advertised on the net. Good price, no core, no shipping. He got this about a year ago and it sat until recently when he and ...
2007 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK13027
Hello everyone, have one here this is giving us some trouble. The customer complains of the MIL lamp and stabilitrac service light coming on and setting two rich codes P0172 & P0175. We have replaced bank two sensor two, tested fuel pressure 55-60 KOEO, 02 sen... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank one system rich), P0175 (Bank two system rich)
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M0T
i towed this from a rual area upon first inspection found good spark good fuel pressure but vehicle ran after taking it off trailer pulled in my shop to have it never run again im presuming after testing for injector pulse and ohming the injectors that i have ... Trouble codes: P0341, P0300
2008 Other GM 2008 3.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 6G1EK52B78
Hi my best group, this one will get me mad, this 2008 Chevy Lumina Export which made by Holden, its use same Engine as GMC Acadia and Cadi CTS. Customer came for MIL on found P0300 and P0306 with no actual misfire, only MIL on cleared and he take the car after... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
1998 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L PRNDL Input VIN: 1GMDX03E9W
Customer complained of numerous lts on dash on. Upon initial inspection the ck eng, abs, tcs & brake lts were on. I scanned computer to find P0420, P0705 & P1483. I went for the 705 code. Mitchell gives some steps to follow which I did and going by the PABC di...
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Keyless Entry, Tpms VIN: 2G2WP55277
I have a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix, cannot program key fobs and tires wont relearn, shows all tires at 128 psi. Has 12 volts fused power to RCDLR, .3 ohms on gnd circuit, also antenna circuit tests .1 ohm from RCDLR to rear window connector, rear window grid has...
1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5576P
I needed some help this saturn will start and run great if you start it every day if you let it sit 3 or 4 days no start. Has spark at plugs, good fuel pressure, but injectors has power on both wires same time when you put test light on neg. Side of injector h...
2007 Saturn Vue 3.5L Power Steering VIN: 5GZCZ63427
Vehicle has power assist but not enough. There is no return of the steering while driving. I disconnected the elec. Steering motor while turning the wheel and lost all assist. Also disconnected both outer tie rod ends looking for a tight ball joint or tie rod ...

Fixes & Summaries for GM
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2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L Rear Air Ride Compressor VIN: 1GYEK63N12
Thank you to everyone who ended up being the shocks leaking...they didnt leak until the compressor was my initial spray down didnt help me...after i sprayed it when the compressor was running the leak was obvious...thank you all again...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Starter & Ring Gear VIN: 1GBHC24162
The fix for this one was to phone up GM and order in a new starter. Despite what I ordered, what showed up in the Genuine GM box was NOT a new starter, but an Isuzu starter made in Japan and rebuilt in the USA. It is very pricy at over 3 times the cost of an...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L Hard start sitting VIN: 1GBJK34U03
Thank's for all your information everybody! The truck went to another GM dealer which agreed the pressures were too low and warrentied the previously installed pump. They also replaced the fuel pressure reg which was a GM unit. Pressures up and holding now. St...
2008 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4E042 6.6L Exhaust pipe VIN: 1GBE4V1918
Thanks for the help. We have sent out a pipe to a local metal shop for a heavier pipe. We are still working on the fix.
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Passlock Ststem VIN: 1G2NF12T41
we cleaned all cotact points-- system system is working fine now, battery positive cable had corrossion inside the red rubber boot, could have been causing intermitent voltage issues. thanks to everyone for the help. if this vehicle comes back in a few months ...
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