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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Converter/ seal VIN: 1GNDM19W9T
My wife's Astro developed a serious leak from inside the bell housing when hot. I pulled the trans and the old seal appeared to be broken down, shedding black residue. The torque converter bushing was tight and the shaft surface on the converter looked very go...

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2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L hard steering VIN: 1GYEK63N44
Thank you to all that replied. The Gear Box took care of it and no other issues popped up. Thanks!!!
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Air bag & Wipers VIN: 2G1WF55E6Y
Customer has had vehicle since help request, and has not had any issues since, even during a few storms since. I did get a chance to read for any codes, but found nothing stored with our mastertech. I would prefer to use a tech II to verify, but don't have t...
2001 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L camshaft VIN: 1GCCS19501
I know this will go against the grain of a few of the purists out there but its fixed and down the road. drilling was not an option as the pin can barely be scratched with a file. realizing the pin is only a guide and not meant to drive the cam i reasoned the ...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L Trailer Brak VIN: 1GCHK23658
Thanks to David + Rob for the helpful posts. Both pointed to frayed wiring near the parking brake pedal. I forwarded the info to my buddy at the fleet shop, but it seems the truck in question shelled a crankshaft before they got it back to investigate the bra...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L low pedal VIN: 1G2NF52T21
Chris from Alberta hit it, pads came with instructions about this, we read it yesterday,tall tab and short tab and if all else fails read the instructions, that might just help. Bet I'll be reading them now. I wonder if all pads need indicater to be on the ins...
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B53
Thanks to all that helped, But this one is one that customer will not spend the money on, has only let me put on used parts. It is not what, we do at this shop. But customer is out of money. Put a used throttle body, and accelerator pedal. Look at all the conn... Trouble codes: 0638 (throttle actuator control MIL), 0700 (transmission control system/MIL), 1780 (transmission control moduel TFP MIL), 2100 (throttle actuator control TAC motor-open circuit), 2101 (throttle actuator control TAC motor range/performance problem).
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