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1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4CU5215S
Happy friday I have a 95 buick in the shop came in for a crank no start check for fuel psi had none replaced pump and sender still no start checked fuel psi only have about35-45 psi checked for spark good.checked for engine rpm no rpm replaced crank sensor sti...
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1965 Chevrolet Impala 5.4L AC Capacity VIN: 1G1AZ37AGE
I've got a 1965 Chevy Impala 4-dr HT.I need to know the amount of Freon(R-12)and compressor oil the AC takes.Please don't say to fill until the bubbles go away in the sight glass.I'm converting to 134-A and I need the R-12 capacity so I can calculate the right...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1G1YY23P0P
Where can i find info on where # 1 cyl should be when dist is installed.thanks for help
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transmission Case VIN: 1GCEK14V02
Hello, this truck is back with its 3rd transmission broken. The first trans broke about 80,000 miles and the input shaft broke. The 2nd trans broke at 161,[...] and the case broke inside. We then installed a 3rd one under warranty at 173,000 No we have the ...
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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1Z53FX6F
Car came into the shop w/ customer complaint of missing. SES light was on. Pulled the codes and found a P0300, Randome cyl misfire. Looked at the misfire counters and found Cyl 1&4 to have a bunch. None on the 2&3. Pulled plugs to inspect for carbon tracks and... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Blinking MIL VIN: 1GNFC16027
This vehilce has a Check Engine Light that steadily flashes with the KOEO. The only code stored in the ECM is a P0633 pertaining to the Security System. We have performed the VTD reprogramming for the keys and module but cannot get the vehicle to crank/spin. W... Trouble codes: P0633 (Theft Deterrent Key Not Programmed), B3031 (Security System Controller In Learn Mode)
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2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5Y2SL62824
vehicle very high idle cold warms up its ok.dont wanna throw elec parts on vehicle just to test.temp replaced per customer.
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1987 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L poor cold start VIN: 1G4CX5132H
Thanks to everyone for taking the time, especially those that suggested the coil, tested it this morning and the readings were way out and middle pair were "open", replaced the coil-pack and she fires right up everytime. Good one to keep in the ol' brain file ...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1FP2382M
Hello to all, first let me say I was blown away by the number of you that took time to offer some very good suggestions to someone you don't even know. ALL were helpful, but David, Phillip, Bryon, Gino, Rob, and last but not least Joe. You folks were righ...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GCEK19K5R
This vehicle is confirmed fixed! I was not going to close this fix until the customer confirmed a good cold start condition for a few days in a row. First thing I did was to replace the ECT and it did help but vehicle still had a stumble in the early hours o...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1G1ZS52F74
I want say thanks to every body that share information for my problem, timothy from wisconsin is right on his information, this problem was resolved by replacing the theft transciver and new keys, after that the relear procedure was able to do. -some additi... Trouble codes: B3031 (Security system controller in lear mode.), B3055 (No transponder modulation or no transponder.), P1631 (Theft deterrent start signal no correct.).
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Daytime Running Headlamps VIN: 1GNFC16097
AFTER FURTHER TESTING I FOUND THAT I COULD TURN OFF THE DRL BY TURNING THE HEADLIGHTS ON AND FLASHING HIGH BEAMS. THEN WITH THE TECH2 COMMAND THEM ON. THEN AGAIN TRY TO COMMAND THEM OFF. TECH2 SAID THEY WERE OFF, HOWEVER THEY REMAINED ON. I AGREE WITH MOST OF ...
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2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L power steering VIN: 1GDJG31RX1
Hi all. Almost everybody who sent an answer hit the problem right on the head. The shaft in the power steering pump was sheared off inside and pulley was just spinning free. The pulley and shaft came out together after I took the belt off. Thank You All very m...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GKDT13S72
The customer says it cuts out at random times, usually after 50 or 100 miles of driving. the last time it cut out it was in a parking lot. the time before that it was on the highway. here is some more information I have gathered from the last freeze frame. ... Trouble codes: P1514, P1345, P0335.
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1994 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: G3CX52L9R4
thanx for replies, was a combo fix. New pcm cured the hot light, disabled ac now works, water pump for leak that degraded wire insulation for crank sensor under compressor corrected stall no start.communication with pcm restored with new pcm, old one killing d...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WH52K2X
thank you all for your input...the car was fixed with replacing the lock cylinder and the bcm was programed using the 30 min procedure. Trouble codes: B2960.
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