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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Entire System VIN: 1G4CW52KXV
Hey fellow Technicians, This car has been in our shop several times over the last two months. First complaint was not cooling. Hooked up machine and no pressure. Vacuumed down with leak test, leak test passed. Recharged w/dye, cooling great. Came back a wee...
1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L alarm VIN: 1GYEK13R3X
alarm will go on anytime you arm the alarm with the key fob, it could take 2 hours or couple of days but it will always go by itself with no one even near the vehicle , also everytime we try a repair and arm the system we have the key hanging in the office and...
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Tach
Hi guys. My first time with this "one owner" Vette. It is very clean and ALL stock. When driving I noticed that the tach seems to read high. You reach redline way too easy and its got a lot more. Idle is also high around 1300 rpm. I'd say it's about twice what...

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2003 Buick Century 3.1L starter VIN: 2G4WS52J73
I have fixed the buick thanks to all of you that posted and offered your expert advice!! I found a wiring print for the pass lock vtd circuit on identafix tthanks to the free trial that iatn has given us. It showed that the vtd circuit and the auto on head lig...
2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L Flexplate VIN: 2G4WC58266
Thank you to all that replied. Most mentioned the bulletin concerning replacement of torque converter. I will read bulletins much closer in the future. We removed trans and replaced flexplate and converter. Only charged for new converter and no labor. It has b...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14T92
we put valve springs in #2 cylinder and it fixed the miss on that cylinder and now started to miss on #6 so we are going to put valve springs on that cylinder too Thanks everybody for the useful information Bob Trouble codes: P0300.
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG15T84
Well i received alot of good replies on this one, what i failed to mention in my original post was the i did also check the intake for leaks with a can of carb cleaner. So after being 100% sure that i had no vacum leak i swaped the MAF and still no change. I t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition bank 1), P0172 (Lean condition bank 2).
2001 Saturn SL2 1.9L rod/main bearings VIN: 1G8ZK52751
Thanks for all the input, the bearings/crank were ruined due to paper towel. After tear down, there was not towel found, but some small peices. Engine rebuilt and now running great.
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