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1984 Buick Regal T-Type 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4AK4796E
I have a car that was brought to me by a guy who put an engine in and could not get it running. Itís a 1984 Grand National. He put a 1987 module and coil with an updated harness adapter on it. I found he just stuck the cam sensor in without timing it. I correc...
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L driveshaft VIN: 2CNDL73F05
Rear driveshaft front joint is a CV type joint. Cant get inner race out of flange. Came apart 6 balls and cage. Can not put it together in car. Balls keep falling out. Inner race seems to be pressed in. I tried to split it with a sharp cisel but no luck.
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Radiator VIN: 1GNFK16347
Hi all! I have here a Suburban that has a timing cover leak. Coolant is milky but oil and transmission fluid is not. All coolant hoses are contaminated. I would think that either the trans or oil will be milky. This vehicle also consumes oil. Any help apprecie...
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Ac VIN: 1G1AT58H69
Thanks in advance for all your help, have an 2009 colbalt that leaks water into the floor only when the ac is on. Drain tube seems to be clear, able to run a wire thru it. Has anyone ran into this before? thank you again
1991 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.1L Faulty ECM VIN: 1GMCU06DXM
Hi all, Helping a friend with his sweet ride. He's the original owner of this beauty and I wanted to fix a couple of minor items on it so he could drive it for another 20 years. While working on the air conditioner, I noticed that the cooling fan would not com...
2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 6G2VX12U25
app sen 1 voltage only goes to 2.39v at wot app2 and both tpp sensors flip flop as they were supposed to. and now the idle even after tech 2 relearn wont drop below 2000. also we cleaned the throttle plate with castle induction cleaner it was gummed up. recent... Trouble codes: P0121 (Throttle Position Sensor or APP Sensor 1 Problem), P0507

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1991 Chevrolet LLV 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBCS10A4M
This job was shipped to USPS repair garage where they just thru a fuel pump at it and shipped it.We are now waiting to see if it returns on a hook.I will repost further developments as they occur.Thanks again for all the great responses that I recieved.Y ou g...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.0L engine swap VIN: 1GTEC14M7T
The other shop is going ahead with the swap. But keeping a sharp eye out for the unusual, crankshaft pilot hole, etc. as there should be no problem with radiator or shroud. Thanks to all responses! Phil Fuhrman
2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L Injector hole coolan VIN: 1GBE4E1173
Thank You to all that responded but sometimes We tend to overlook the easiest of things Had one of my helpers pull the injectors on one side and I did not notice he had pulled the cup with the injector the o-ring on injector "between injector and cup" had move...
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L no abs, no traction control VIN: 2CNDL13FX6
Watched wheel speed on a scanner. LR wheel speed sensor dropped out. Changed out the sensor and repaired the problem. Thanks to all who offered advice!
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K4S
Thank you very much to all those who replied. This network sure has helped in many situations, this being one of them. Keith, Matt, Ronald, Andrew, Michael, and Paul were correct with it being the ecm. Thankfully, Keith, Rob, and Henry were correct that it ...
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