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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L shifting
vehicle makes a whinning noise in all drive gears. when the vehicle is cold it does not make noise. it started off only making noise maybe every 4-5 days. now it makes the whinning noise every day as soon as the temp gauge starts to move. the fluid looks good ...
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KS54Y61
engine missfires for 10 to 20 seconds after hot restart. ok on cold starts, and ok after missfiring "spell", until next stop, and next hot restart. Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Timing Chain VIN: 1GYDE63A24
On start up hot or cold after sitting for about 30 min. I get a loud noise from front of engine I think on drivers side. Sounds like loose timing chain or engine knock. Only last about .5 sec.Runs great after that. Want to take apart but not sure what to look ...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
This vehicle was brought in from another shop when after a tune up was completed it started running rough barley idle and sometimes would stall. Had aftermarket wires, cap and rotor, also ignition coil. It will run better with the altenator disconnected, tried...
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L Fail Safe Mode VIN: 1GCHK34R2V
This truck was brought to me yesterday from another shop after having the transmission rebuilt with the same failure after rebuilding it. It currently is stuck in failsafe. The other shop had first put a new ignition switch/harness in. Then they installed new ...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L front diff actuator VIN: 1GNET16S05
after diff rebuild the actuator will not engage front axles. removed and replaced actuator. still did it. removed actuator from housing. pushed shift fork with screw driver and can feel t engage, but will pop out as you spin wheel. removed actuator housing and...
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1998 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GDHG31R9W
Hi guys, just replaced both heads, new heads. Have misfire constantly cyl. 3,6 and sometimes on 2, set cam retard to 0" no help, checked dist. lined up on no 1 at tdc plugs and wires okay. Wondering if overtightened valves, tightened till no play then 360 more... Trouble codes: P0300
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L channel plate VIN: 1G3GR62C4S
1st time doing code 56 (tss) on a 4T80E, have read everything at iATN related to repair procedures and studied alldata diagrams closely...i'm at the point in the job calling for channel plate (with valve body, oil pump still attached)removal. am sure all plate...
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2005 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L radio VIN: 3G5DA03E15
Thanx for all the replies I used the part # Richard from Indiana suggested and so far so good no complaints as of yet.Calling this one fixed.(remember I never heard the noise) IATN ROCKS Larry
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2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L car VIN: 1GBDM197X5
harmonic balencer was ever so slightly seperated. replaced balencer and the vibration was gone thank you all for your help Steve
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L a/c VIN: 1GNDS13S42
as a few of you guys suggested i replaced the ambient temp sensor and so far everything is good thanks
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AL15FX6
thanks for the help. I replaced the pcm after all other tests came back o.k.. the customer has had the car for 3 days and has reported to be good as of today. Car would not go this far before without the problem. Trouble codes: P0411.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L headlights VIN: 2GCEC19V06
Hey all, An ignition switch fixed this one,thanks to all and John who pointed me that direction. As always many thanks.
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L day time run lights VIN: 1G3NL52E61
Thanks for all the advice on this one, We did but a BCM in this for a differnt problem but still no DRL. All bulbs and fuses are good but customer decided not to go any farther.
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52KOV
I got lots of ignition switch suggestions being the problem. I hooked up a volt meter to the ignition module at the power and ground so the customer(my daughter) could monitor the voltage when cranking. As it would be, since then no failure or low voltage in...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Timing Chain VIN: 5GZCZ23D63
HI GUYS, THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED! AS PEOPLE SAID IT WAS'NT THAT BAD OF A JOB ONCE YOU GOT INTO IT.GOT LUCKY WITH NO BENT VALVES.RAN GREAT ONCE IT WAS DONE! THANKS AGAIN! LARRY
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