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2005 Buick Terraza CX 3.5L chime VIN: 5GADV23L75
Hi every body. I beg for your help in this one. It is about a Buick Terraza 2005 with 3.5L. engine. The problem is that the CHIME,(bell or warning buzzar) sounds not only when the head lights are left on, or the keys are left in the ign. but also when the vehi...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS1949W
vehicle starts cold no problem.Runs great. Changed spark plugs and ignition wires. After drving 15-20 minutes, it abruptly cuts out without any warning and doesn't restart until it cools down about 10 minutes. Any suggestions would be helpful.. Trouble codes: P0335
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Intermittent no start & gas gauge VIN: 1GBJC39153
Customer also has complaint of fuel gauge won't read above 1/2 tank. I tested the fuel sender and both the resistance test and the voltage test indicate the signal from the sender is good. The scan data will only read 56% fuel level even when the signal at the...
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNDL63F75
This car keeps settting code for the EGR, i found the EGR had been replaced (superceded) with seimens valve I did all the basic test; however it keep setting code p0404, checking the freez frame shows EGR Error -100% desired EGR 2%, EGR cmd 0 % , EGR voltage a... Trouble codes: P0404 (Egr valve position open)
2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Interior VIN: ZG1WH5ZK45
we have a 2005 impala when you turn the key to on position the lights it goes through a bulb check then the fuel guage will light come on abs,alt,brake light and alarm will ding, ding,ding,then they will go off and repeat every 10to15 seconds when you drive it...
2009 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 2.4L Climate control VIN: 1G1ZK57B79
Hello everyone. This car came in origionally for A/C and heater inop. The blower would blow lukewarm air all the time reguardless of the temperature setting. I found out that another repair shop had attempted to repair this car and several things were left unp...
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19Z16
Truck came in to the shop running great. The Mil light on only two codes [...] P0175, Both banks running rich. The short and long term fuel trims are both neg.long term -19.0 and short term -8.5 at idle. But the truck runs and drive great good power idles f... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start
sorry about vin.but this is my nephews car and i have not seen it yet. the problem is that it wiil no crank no voltage to purple wire at stsrter,he can jumper starter at selonoid and it will crank but it dies within two seconds.no injector pulse.he has tryied ...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52F73
Vehicle came in with no start condition. It has been sitting for about 2 years and of course battery was dead. I charged battery and the only codes I found after recharge were in history. They were U1000, U1044 & U1088 all dealing with data links. No current c...

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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Shift Indicator VIN: 2G4WS52J41
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEK13R0X
Told engine shop that timming was probably off they came over and tried a new distributor due to broken cap ear and still wouldnt start, towed back to their shop and havn't heard back from them.
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1950Y
Thanks to Lee [...] for his quick response and I had found another tech that had the exact same concern both telling me that he had one throwing the p0141 code with a fuel compensation sensor codes p0178/p0179. replaced compensation sensor and codes did not r... Trouble codes: P0141 (B1s2 heater circuit), P0179 (Fuel compensatioon sensor high frequency).
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNEC13T22
yes we fix this one,we use a aftermarket one and it d work,we put 5 ACDELCO ones they noisy,thank for all the help.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L all ecu VIN: 1GCHK23194
I have been so busy and have not been able to look at ths one for over a month. the customer is in no hury for it yet but when I am able to sit down and look some more i will update this post. I really like what john had to say about testing this, so far i a...
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L abs module
Craig from Michigan was correct.The others did not understand the problem.Thanks
2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L steering column VIN: 1G1ZS58F07
Thanks to all who responded. the rack-and-pinion that was installed was a faulty replacement part - the left side inner tie rod end could be seen to move forward and backward when there was steering input. We replaced the rack under defective parts warranty ...
2008 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L Stall VIN: 1GDE4C1908
Well as i said b4 you guy's out there are very smart!! All i ask of your all is to NEVER give your services away to the public... We are all doctors plane and simple.. To say the least i have learned a lot about 6.6 durmax engine, in this case like i dont't ha... Trouble codes: P0675.
2008 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L door locks VIN: 2CNDL13F28
Well thanks for all the info. You just can't fix something thats not broken.
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Compressor VIN: 2GTEK13Z96
so i found a short by the engine area close to the pcm it was the wire for the high pressure switch. it was rubbing in a plate so fix that and now the compressor is working as it should. as for the blower I put a new resistor and took care of the problem
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