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1993 Cadillac Allante 4.6L Drivers Door VIN: 1G6VS3392P
Cant get drivers door open i think its a problem with the door lock i can hear something moving when i push lock and unlock but cant get door open from inside or out wanted to know if anybody knows how to get door open or any known problems
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L crankcase VIN: 1GCHK23132
Calling out to the Chevy guys on this one, we replaced all 8 injectors with aftermarket "bostech" units on this truck approx. 11,500 miles and 6 months ago. Vehicle is now back with a severly overfull crankcase from fuel contamination. I have visually checked ...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Steering VIN: 1GNFK16Z64
I need a little confermation that I am headed in the right direction on this truck. Symptoms are tight steering at idle, raising Rpm will help but not always. steers fine out on the road, but in parking lots you can make about a half turn on the wheel and stee...
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L no comunication with tcm VIN: 1G1YY24U05
Hello Corvette gurus. Please direct me to the light. This automatic early c6 was sitting in a customer's garage for 2 years after was hit on the left front ,wheel knocked out .Now the car is fixed but the Problem is with the transmission is in service mode fix...
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 2CNDL13F05
OK, I'm stumped at this one. 2005 Equinox LS with about 100k miles has started stalling at random. Initial issues were with vehicle at idle (stoplight, etc.) but now car is "shutting off" at speed or idle or whenever. Owner says car just goes dead, warning lig...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13SO6
good morning well what a way to start a monday we have a 2006 chevy trailblazer 4.2 liter have 2 codes in it followed code 1682 and came up with a faulty pcm replace the pcm and still have the same result the car starts and idles rough you give it gas and it d... Trouble codes: P1516, 91682 (ignition 1 switch circuit 2)
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Air Bag VIN: 1G1AK55F46
Thanks in advance for any help on this vehicle. This is one of our lot vehicles recently purchased from auction with no vehicle history. SERVICE AIR BAG warning message is displayed. Hooked up our Solus and recoverd DTC B0081 71: Passenger presence system 1 in...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK13T66
This truck came in with 36000 miles showing and a check engine light on part of the time. We checked the codes out and found the codes listed and low O2 voltage on both downstream O2s. We checked the operating temp of the engine for possible stuck/incorrect t... Trouble codes: P0137 (O2 Circuit Low Voltage Bank 1 Sensor 2), P0157 (O2 Circuit Low Voltage Bank 2 Sensor 2), P2A01, P2A04
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Remote VIN: 1GNFK16317
I have this 07 suburban that i replaced battery in key fob and reprogramed with tech 2. Went right through programming fine and remote works for about 2 minutes then is inop. If you insert key in door and unlock door, remote now works again for 2 minutes. If i...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK23101
This truck will run great most of the time intermitantly 4-5 times over a month # 8 cylinder missfires causing codes and rough running G,M dealer installed 8 injectors for smoke at idle 14 months ago had no missfires at that time. We have checked wireing to in... Trouble codes: P0308 (Missfire number 8 cylinder), P1244 (Injector 8 output circuit)
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L body VIN: 1G2WJ12M4T
I am looking for the plastic retainers that hold the factory fender flares on this Gand Prix. They are factory flares. The dealer does not have any listing for them and when they call partech thy are no help. My parts sources have no listing either. I have con...
1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: K7T4219341
This car came from other shop.Vehicle turns on but shuts off. Vehicle doesn't have enough fuel pressure,pressure was measured between the fuel pump and the filter(7psi). Scan tool only provides crank sensor 18X signal with a question mark.
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52TX1
will the ecm cause this type of problem Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZH586XZ
Hi everyone, looking for some help here. We have this 1999 saturn sl1 here that came back on the tow truck again. The first time it was here we replaced the fuse box that was in inside the car in the center console on the floor underneath the radio. It was mel...

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2006 Cadillac STS 3.6L Headlamps VIN: 1G6DW67796
Hi People, Forgive me for the simple fix, but this is what it was: The headlamps on this Caddy have acess panels in two places to allow bulb replacement. These panels have foam gaskets on them that are molded to the shape of the covers and over time the gask...
2003 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18X13
I really appreciate all the input I have recieved on this vehicle. I installed a new distributor, rotor, and cap. I timed the vehicle from step 1 and it now runs great. The excess coolant from the lower intake leak intruded the distributor through the vent hol... Trouble codes: P0128 (Thermostat Performance), P0300 (Radnom Misfires Detected), P0341 (CMP A Bank 1 Range).
1999 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCFG25M7X
Thanks to all that replied!! Pulled the computer out of the van. The housing had about 1/8 inch corrosion on it and at the back it actually had a hole in it!!! Made my decision a bit easier. New ecm (and, of course the wonderful passlock relearn procedure)...
1996 Saturn SL1 1.9L clutch VIN: 1G8ZG1273T
I want to thank all who responded and all of you were right lol Sometimes we second guess ourselves and our work and as it turned out the original unit just failed from normal wear and tear ..not from something we did during the engine swap and once again you ...
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