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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L turn signals VIN: 1G1ZU54864
vehicle came in with melted front turn lenses, we replaced bulbs with tsb recomended bulbs, and completed tsb for ground issues. it came back and we replaced with new headlight ass. once again and replaced bulbs once again. vehicle is now back a third time wit...
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L high pressure VIN: 1G1AK58F98
Dear techs. How is everbody today? We are fine but HOT! Around 90 and climbing. Of course you know what everbody wants; good cold A/C! me included. I have this Cobalt here that was front ended then fixed, but the A/C system was open for some time. The body sho...

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Radio VIN: 1G1NE52J42
Thanks to all that responded about this vehicle. It ended up being the ignition switch. Upon first looking at it I missed the fact that one leg of the switch fed the cluster and the radio and once I unplugged it my problem was gone. I replaced the switch, a...
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3L alternator VIN: 1GTEC14X55
well the fix ended up being a poor connection at the power junction block on the drivers side of engine bay, cleaned and tightened,and all is well. Thanks to all who replied.
2007 GMC Canyon SL 2.9L Ignition, alarm VIN: 1GTCS14997
Ok, first lt me say that this is the other tech's vehicle. He replaced the ignition switch, which come as a complete assembly with the cylinder housing. Issue has not returned/shown it's ugly head since then, but did he fix the problem?? As mentioned, there wa...
1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L security VIN: 1G2JB1242T
Ok, thanks for the help all. Good ideas, most of which I already tried unsuccessfully. After many days of frustration, I borrowed a Tech 2 and reinitialized the instrument cluster. This seemed to allow the anti-theft system to relearn and the vehicle started r...
2007 Saturn Vue Green Line 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ33257
battery was n/g.customer went back to dealer.battery was under warrranty. Trouble codes: P1A59, P1A6F.
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