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2006 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 5GAES13M26
Customer's wife drives 60 miles per day, states using 3 pints of engine oil in 900 miles, which is about 2 weeks of driving for customer. Performed engine compression test and cylinder leakage test, all acceptable results. Inspected crankcase for internal leak...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Coolant loss VIN: 1G1ND52M4X
Need some help here. We have our 2nd (used) engine that has developed the same symptoms. Coolant is being pushed out of the reservoir when driving. We have replaced every part of the cooling system (including the engine 2X). EVERY TIME the vehicle works PERFEC...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GNEC13T0O
Vehicle came in with severe power loss after running approx 3 minutes. test drove vehicle and ran fine for approx 8 blocks, stopped for light, and upon leaving light, had virtually no power or acceleration with misfiring in intake. Limped it back to shop and d... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19T83
Group need some help on this one. We had in the shop 2 weeks ago for code p1516. I found a broken wire at the throttle body connector. We replaced the connector and throttle body with new gm parts. Test drove and truck did great. Before repair you could not dr... Trouble codes: P1518
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2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNEK13T56
vehicle came in with customer complaint of noise. test drove vehicle to verify. Noise appeared to be coming front the rear of the vehicle and very loud. Completed rear repaires as stated in related history. Upon test drive found that noise was dramaticly quiet...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L remote start VIN: 1GCJK396X8
Hey guys, this is my personal truck, Bought it like this. remote start dont work, cant find anything on alldata. or iatn about remote start.Is there its own module somewhere?i would like to know what controls this to see if i could look and see if its missing....
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2008 GMC Acadia SLE 3.6L actuator VIN: 1GKEV13778
Hello, This Acadia was brought to us by another shop. it had codes for shorts to ground for the left upper temp sensor and no actuation of the vent control motor. I replace the temp sensor and the codes are all gone. the actuator is still inop. the previous sh...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LSS 3.8L oil level sensor VIN: 1G3HY52K9S
I replaced the oil pan gasket on this car and now I have the following problem... Engine starts, Oil light goes out, check oil light goes out... After 30 seconds of running check oil light comes back on and stays on for 25 seconds then goes off again and is fi...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L rear brakes VIN: 1GTCS19Z3S
I want to thank all responses i got on this one its really upsetting when you have 2 set of shoes cause same problem replaced again but this time put wagner thermoquiet an low an behold problem fixed thanks again jim
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GBFG15R7U
THNK YOU FOR ALL THE HELP THE CONPUTER DID HAVE WATER DAMAGE TO IT AND THE MAS AIR FLOW SENSOR WAS BAD REPLACED BOTH AND ALL IS WELL THANK YOU
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Severe lack of power VIN: 2GCEC19WX2
I thought my fuel pressure gauge read a little low but apparently not the fuel pressure was only 45psi and jump to 60 when throttle opened. The fuel pump dead head pressure was 90+ psi so i figured it must be the fuel pressure reg defective so i replaced the r...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GECEC14X1
Thanks to all who responded. I checked for timiing chain strech and it was ok. After checking dist install position for the tenth time I decieded I had to try something. So, I retardedit one tooth-no start, advanced one tooth from mark on dist-truck ran perfec... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam sensor out of time to Crank sensor).
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L fuel system VIN: 1GTHK23101
Bypassed the filter/primer assy with the clear hose and the bubbles disappeared. The primer assy is the culprit. Thanks to all who took the time to reply.
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GKET16S83
Thanks to all who gave their input, unbenounced to me, the previous tech installed a fuel tank from a wrecking yard. Removed the tank and sending unit, found a ticket with a string attached in the fuel tank sucked into the pump.The ticket which came from the ...
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1991 Pontiac Sunbird SE 3.1L No Start VIN: IG2JB34T6M
REPLACED SOCK AND FUEL PUMP, THE FUEL FILTER WAS CLOGGED AGAIN
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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L No Start VIN: 5GZCZ53444
Thanks to Todd, Jorge, Scott, Jim and James. The fix for the Saturn was a bad pcm, and the repair of 5 terminals in the blue plug to pcm. IATN and all the fine techs came through again. Thanks again, Kerry. Trouble codes: B1372, U1088, U1096.
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