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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Unknown VIN: 1GYEE63736
One of the owners of a fleet account I have has asked me to check out his wifes Cadilac SRX. I am not sure how to handle this one or if there is even a problem because we have never experianced his complaint and his wife has not complained about it ether. The ...
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2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L clutch bleeding VIN: 1G6DM57TX7
Car came in with no clutch pedal. We found the slave cly leaking and the fluid in the resavor was contamanated. We replaced both the clutch master and slave clys. We can not get the pedal to pump up. Help Please
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1995 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GNGG35K7S
trans shifts perfect when it is not acting up, also did trans filter and flush, any help would be appreciated.
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L fuel gauge
replaced battery with key on , now fuel gauge reads over full and is empty at 3/4. any ideas on how to reset the fuel gauge
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R1X
Feel kinda dumb doing a post for a miss on a Chevy, but here goes. Started with just #7, perfect at idle, and under load, but no load or close to none, #4 and #7 just shut down off idle and all the way up to 2500 RPM. You just cannot ever feel it miss, it's ju... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L All Electrical VIN: 2G1WF55E51
This car lost all electrical except for the hazard lights & when the ignition key is on all you have is the Check Engine Light. No ignition functions work other than the check engine light is on doing a bulb check, no Headlights no interior lights no horn, no ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L abs and transmission VIN: 1GNDT13S02
This vehicle arrived during a snow storm and was packed full of snow and ice. She was driving on the highway when she said the brakes applied by themselves and caused wheel lockup condition. I test drove vehicle and noticed the speedometer was acting very erra...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L cruise control VIN: 1GNDT13S62
Someone hopefuuly can help me out. Got alot of time into cruise control not working. Got a code U1026 Loss Class 2 Comm with Atc/trans. With scanner i can illumate light which says"Cruise", but not presing switch on signal switch. Checked all fuses and even be...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WH55K53
I need some help with this one, car got towed in get it in and car would start for second then die, got it started with gum cutter , put a fuel pump in it and same thing, i have good fuel pressure and holding, check fuses relays grounds wires all look good ,ca...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GCHC24U83
This truck came in with complant of intermitant no power, which ment no accerator truck would only run about 30mph. When doing so you could hold pedal to floor and no rpm increace. I could not duplicate this . So customer had me change the pedal sensor and tps... Trouble codes: P125, P120
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AP18P07
This cobalt came in with this rich code (p0172) weeks ago and we found a tsb about its high fuel trim. Since then we have done two fuel injection cleanings and pretty much ruled out any injector sticking problems. The light has since returned and we can't seem... Trouble codes: P0172
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Transfer Cas VIN: 1GKDT13W01
Hello everyone. Customer complaint is that when in 4wd the Jimmy lacks power on hills and when in 4wd the light flashes. When you press any of the 4wd button the transfer case shifts into 4wd but the 4wd light flashes. Using scanner it show everything is in 4...
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2009 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 4.8L Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14C69
Went to tow this one in this AM and it started right up on us. Customer stated it cut out twice yesterday while driving but never quit completely. This AM it would not restart at the store. When my driver got there it fired right up but now has a code P025A. M... Trouble codes: P025A
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L parking brake VIN: 1G1NE52MXW
The parking brake applies with only one click and does not release enough to let the rear wheels turn freely. I have to manually move the cables to get the rear wheels to turn freely. Could this be a problem with the self adjusting mecheanism in the hand brake...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L charging VIN: 1G2NE52T8X
thanks in advance , this vehicle is not charging . if i unplug & by pass the regulator the vehicle charges . if i plug the regulator connector into the alternator ,it blows the regulator . my question is ,what should i see voltage wise at the L terminal with...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Alternator VIN: 1G4HR54K24
Thanks to all that replied. We installed another interstate battery, and my voltage readings at idle are still high but drop quickley to 14.8v and 20a. Found no draw on system so I think battery was bad. Customer has not complained so I think we have it fixed....
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54Y43
well again i am sorry but customer has not returned.in closeing most replys were to ck air pump sys operation which i have done. the promblem happens long after pump has shut off maybe 45 mins into drive. others told of tsb on wiring rubbing on clamp at rear o... Trouble codes: P0410.
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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L drivers door\shifter VIN: 1G6DP56785
Thank you for the replies, several people said to disconnect the battery, that had no effect. I sent the car to the dealer where it sat for a week till they got to it. When the tech got in the car it was all working, window and transmission. I drove it f...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, No power VIN: 1GCCS144XS
Found cam timing off by three teeth, in spite of decent compression readings. Thanks for all of the replies.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNCS18W3S
Lots of great help but no success in repairing this at all due to poorly performing test equiptment and lack of time. Management insists on used parts and have since learned that the customer has had the engine apart. An injector balance test could not be per...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26J0X
the passlock module came in today from the dealer, after installing it I instantly had activity from the security light, after going throught the relearn procedure outlined in the modis, the vehical started right up. problem solved, bad paslock module/BCM Trouble codes: P1626.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T9Y
Well thanks for all the help guys. I finally just ran new wires from the PCM to the VSS and the vehicle has not been back. Keeping my fingers crossed. Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0502 (Vss low circuit-but not applicable to this truck).
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Mode Door VIN: 1GNDT13X04
Well its all done didnt get really any good ideas its a vacuum operated control there isnt any adjustment to be made so we just replaced the door and all is good for now anyway hope I dont see it next January! Thanks!
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2006 Chevrolet Aveo LT 1.6L Lock Cylinder VIN: KLTG56616B
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. AS I STATED IN MY POST THIS WAS FOR INFO ONLY. I HAD ALREADY FIXED THIS VEHICLE,THE SOLENOID WAS THE CULPRIT. THE REASON THAT I PUT THE MESSAGE WAS THAT THERE WAS NO INFO IN THE ARCHIVES ABOUT THE CHEVY AVEO HAVING THIS TYPE OF PR...
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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L battery VIN: 1G3GR62C2T
Thanks to all that replied and sorry for the confusion on my techs misreading the DMM. The customer has had the car now a couple days and stated it has been starting for him no more dead battery! before he picked it up we fully charged the battery in the hopes...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Cooling Fans VIN: 1G3NL52E71
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, THE MAIN FIX WAS THE TEMP SENDING UNIT. THERE WAS ONLY ONE SENSOR ON THIS CAR AND THE TEMP GAUGE WORKED FINE BUT AFTER CHANGING THE COOLANT FANS SHUT OFF. THE TEMP CLIMPED TO NORMAL THERM OPERATION AND FANS CAME BACK ON AT 214 OR SO. A...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GMDUOEEYD
thanks for all the help .removed heads and sent to machine shop to test. no cracks but they did plain put back together and running fine.
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2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L No Start VIN: 5Y2SL62824
Soory I didn't close sooner. I looked at the plugs and sure enough they were wet but when I gave a sniff it didn't smell right and thats when it hit me- The lady accidentally filled it with Diesel- claened it and everything is all good
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