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1990 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GCDM15Z21
hi all my co worker diagnosed this as a bad fuel pump, he replaced it with a new one and still doesnt start so now the van is thrown to me. i checked all the fuses and found one to be blown which is the ecm 1 fuse. it started it right up but would hesitate and...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T43
I have a 2003 Chevy tahoe z71. I have gotten a continuous P0446 code since I purchased the truck in 2009. I have run all the test and followed all the diagrams. Have checked all the lines for holes, blockage and kinks. Everything has paned out just fine. I hav... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap block or restricted vent path)
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LT 6.0L front differential/transfer case VIN: 1GEKT09U06
Thanks for the help in advance. Customer just bought this truck and ran the 4wd at 55mph and then found on decel it had a growl-whine-bearing type noise. This is only in 4h and 4L. 2wd its fine. All tires are the same size and the tread depths are pretty much ...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L No Communication VIN: 1G1AK55F96
So, this Cobalt came into the bay after it had been wrecked and repaired with a check engine light on with about 20 codes including a PCM error code. We replaced the pcm only to find a couple of communication codes. This is were the real trouble starts. When ... Trouble codes: U0140, U0101, U0100
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L misfire VIN: 1GKT13W1Y2
truck came in limping, barely running. customer stated he had broke down while out of town and had a guy stop on the side of the road with a bag of tools said he could fix it. so they pulled it in a parking lot and commenced to ripping the intake off of it. af...
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2002 GMC C-Series Topkick C6H042 8.1L Unknown VIN: 1GDJ7H1E32
This truck came to us with an overheated left rear brake. Replaced the caliper, rotor, and rubber line and the brake still overheats. All others are fine. After about ten blocks the left rear brake will be over 300 degrees and the right rear will be around 150...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Starting VIN: 1G3GS62C81
This car came in on a hook as a no start. Battery tests fine. Checked for power on Purple wire for starter solenoid. It has power in the crank position. Condemn starter and replace. Same problem. Starter relay clicks rapidly in start position, starter drive co...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L bcm VIN: 1G2NF52E61
Customer describes battery going dead overnight,discovered there is a draw on the battery, pulled all fuses,and relays, no change, disconnected bcm. draw gone. bought a new bcm only to discover that it needs to be programmed, never have done this. Does anyone ...
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2007 Saturn Ion-3 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G8AL55B67
this vehicle came in with p0014 , cam sensor not reading replaced cam sensor drove and sensor showed no variance. gave to customer 2 days later back same code. drove for 6 miles no variance then variance went to 100 %. we have a tech 2 so i commanded the cam t... Trouble codes: P0014
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3G1JC12401
Thank you for all the replies ...it was an IAC issue ...bared wire that was grounding out when put in gear..engine torqued causing wire to hit.wouldnt hit at idle...fun stuff
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L trany VIN: 1GCHK29275
First the Replies were [ johny on the spot ] they gave me the place to look so i could repair the truck so Thank Youall vert much. The fix was the grown for the abs. The under coating was put on before the wire was bolted in place.Thanks again.
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1983 GMC Caballero Diablo 5.0L Wipers VIN: GTCW80HYDR
Hi and thanks again for all the help, found that we had to go to a different supplier for this motor. The ones we got were rebuilt very poorly. The soldering was very badly done. So went to a different store. And all is good so far. Thanks again George
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L Latch VIN: 5GZCZ63466
THANKS FOR ALL THE IDEAS, WAS ABLE TO BREAK THE LATCH FROM THE INSIDE OF THE DOOR WITH A SCREW DRIVER & OPEN. THE LOCK WAS BROKEN INSIDE THE LATCH KEEPING THE MANUAL & POWER LOCKS AND BOTH HANDLES INOPERABLE. NO FUN TO DO, TOOK ABOUT 2 HOURS DUE TO TRYING TO N...
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2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L Brakes VIN: 5GZCZ33D86
Thanks for all the help. The problem was onmy end. The calipers were merely upside down. They were marked R and L, it just mattered where the bleeder should be located. As in all cases the bleeder should be at the top or oriented in the highest point. Bled...
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