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1999 Chevrolet Metro 1.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C1MR2267X
This vehicle was towed into our shop as a no start. Customer stated he thought the timing belt jumped, it died at a stop light and he managed to get it started long enough to limp it off the road. He tried moving the distributor to get it to start with no luck... Trouble codes: P0108, P0420, P1500, P1510
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L 4 Wheel Abs VIN: 3GNEK12T54
I,m trying to help a fellow shop owner. This is his brother truck and once in a while the brake pedal goes to the floor. No codes no lights. Thinking it's the HCU but I'm a Ford Tech. and would hope someone with more experience can shed some light to confirm t...
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2004 Chevrolet Epica LS 2.5L intermittant wipers VIN: KL1VB52L74
the intermittant wipers work but only go approx half way then stop and then it will wait a sec and bo approx the same distance again and stop and it wnds up randomly stopping in diffrent spots on the windshield,, some times it won't work at all, the high and l...
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, harsh shift VIN: 1G1AL55F77
First, thanks in advance for any helpful suggestions. This is a coworkers daughters car and has a salvage title. The car runs fine above idle but intermittently and regularly begins to misfire. When this is occuring, the trans will begin harsh shifting and che... Trouble codes: P0301
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1990 GMC C6000 Topkick C6H042 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GDL7H1PXL
Medium truck guys? idle fluctuates up and down, worse when cold but will do it a little bit when warm. Cant seem to get the truck to idle right and evenly. I can partially cover the hole for the iac motor and can get the idle to lower and become more even. I h...
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2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD SLE 6.6L cruise contr VIN: 1GDJC34D97
hey guys,i am looking for a wiring diagram for this sierra.the truck is a cab and chassis and the cruise control is inop.i am not looking for a fix all i need is a decent wiring diagram.i have shop keys and alldata and none of the wire colors match up.it may b...
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2001 Saturn SL2 1.9L rod/main bearings VIN: 1G8ZK52751
Hello everyone, 01 sl2 came into shop other day customer complaint of excessive oil burning. We diagnosed, clogged oil control rings, and valve guides excessivly worn. Head was sent out for rebuild, done by a very reputible machince shop. All rod bearing an...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 5GZCZ63B52
Car came in with fuel gauge inop,needle starts to move when key turned on then stops,replaced both rear senders per svc bulletin,still no gauge looking at scan data I have fuel level voltage at 1.60 volts when you shake the car to move the fuel in the tank vol...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4HR52K9V
sorry for the delay and thanks for the replies. my problem turned out to be a rear wheel sensor. why it would affect the trac and not cause abs to actuate is still a mystery. only the computer knows for sure
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L transmission VIN: 1G6DM57N13
many thanks again to juan.. we purchased the wiring harness connector from a/c delco, wired it up and all is good, no CEL, no Drivability issues,,, THANKS for everyone's help cheers,
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start, No cel, no spark VIN: 1GCFG15WXV
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE HELP FROM FOLKS OUT THERE... VERY HELPFULL, CUSTOMER DECIDED TO NOT FIX THE ECM. HE FELT THAT THE VAN IS NOT WORTH DOING, BUT HE WAS VERY HAPPY WITH OUR KNOWLEDGE AND HELP THANKS TO ALL OF YOU...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JF52T2Y
hello all and thanks for all your advice,I ran this car for 50 miles while monitoring fuel pump amps.5.7-5.9 all day,told customer I suspect fuel pump,Customer declined repair says its time for a new car Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no upshift VIN: 2G1WH55K91
Well, this ones fixed. As many of you stated the problem seemed to be internal. rather than spend money and time on tear down and diag. the customer decieded to go with a GM remain. after insallation everything worked flawlessly. thank you for all of your help...
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L No Start VIN: KL1TJ52634
new pcm was fix,inj drivers quit working when hot.tnx 4 replies
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L window regulator VIN: 1G1ZS57N17
The answers to my questions are as such. To remove the window switch,the tab release is at the front of the switch. Using a thin blade gasket scraper pushing to the rear of the switch will allow you to pry the switch and release it. To remove the door handle...
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2010 Chevrolet hhr 2.2L Misfire VIN: 3GNBAADB7A
it is a bad injector. Owner is taking vehicle to dealer under warranty. Switched injector from one to another and problem went with injector. Thanks to all that helped, saved my time and customers. Trouble codes: P0300, 172 (rich), 1174 (trim balance).
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2001 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, No misfire felt VIN: 1GTDT13W91
WE DIDNT FIX THIS PICKUP THE OWNER SAID HE WILL PICK IT UP I HAVE TRYED ALL OF THE IDEAS FROM THE OTHER GUYS TO NO AVALE THE OWNER WILL TRY AND FIND THE PROBLEM AT HOME I THINK THAT IS WHERE ALL HIS PROBLEMS STARTED THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L p1860 VIN: 1G3WX52H94
thank you to everyone, my stubborness gave way pulled pan and all kinds of goodies, rebuilt trans time thanks again! larry
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