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2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8L all seat heaters VIN: 1G4HD57246
have checked the fuses and the swich is controling a ground but i do not have a diagram for the seats. Sorry for not doing more tests. any help would be nice. The car has four heaters and all of them went out at the same time. The switches seem to be operating...
2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L right rear window VIN: 3GYFK66N34
Ok this is a weird one...all windows operate normally with key on engine off/run position window lock on or off... Now when the engine is running and the windows are down and you press the window lockout switch on the drivers door the passenger rear window wil...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCT19W51
I have a 2001 s10 according to my local junkyards I can't install a 2002 motor they have no 2001 and back engines available but they have multiple 2002 motors for a fair price. Does anyone know the differences. I plan to swap intake oil pan and all externals....
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Starting VIN: 1GBJK34183
Hoping to get some help here prior to my hell. Truck came in for cold start issue and we put a glow plug controller in truck few days of cold was great. Came back in with p380,[...] and U1152, 1041, 1024. Im about to start with this thing but I have a f...
2006 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.3L Stall VIN: 2G1WD58C16
Not sure if I'm posting this in the right place but here goes anyway. Customer called and requested a new ecm installed. Had been checked at a gm dealership but no repairs were done at that time. Vehical then taken to another independent shop but they could no... Trouble codes: P0601
2007 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG15X77
This van is driving me crazy. The customer "said" intially the battery was dead, so he jumped it. He kept cranking and it wouldnt start. So when I got the van, First, I checked and replaced the battery. It wouldnt start, cranking well with new battery. Second,...
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK23019
Hi everybody and thank you in advance for your ideas,this vehicle came in with loosing power on the road and engine light on,we pulled up alot of codes from the engine/transmission PCM more than enough to list them all and all the codes have word at the end th...
2003 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L speed governed at 35 VIN: 1GDE5E1173
This truck has not been running properly in over a year. The original problem was failed injector seals causing a running issue. It was parked for about a year before repair. After replacing injector seals it ran poorly but would get up to highway speed withou...
2007 GMC Acadia SLE 3.6L ride VIN: 1GKER13747
Need some help from some gmc techs. The information i posted is for a 2007 acadia. I also have a 2009 acadia with the same problem but not quite as bad. Both have the 3.6 & 6 speed auto. The 09 is all wheel drive. Both of these acadias will have a shake in wh...
1977 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 3J29R7R171
I need all of the torque specs for the engine. It is a 6.6 liter.
2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L clutch master
Hello,today i did a clutch on this suv and when replacing clutch master i noticed a check valve/actuator by the master unit,Can any one tell me what this does and is there an easy way to bleed this unit.I followed the GM way and did not work well useing there ...

Fixes & Summaries for GM
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Windows, Gauges, Locks, Cluster VIN: 3GYEK63NX3
Well Doug from Michigan nailed it. Started tapping around on passenger side dash and gauges started working. Tapped again and they went off. Removed radio and heard a rattle when shaking it. Opened up and removed dime which had 6 little burn spots on it. ...
2005 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Engine VIN: 3GYEK62N05
Torque converter imbalanced due to metal shavings inside causing vibration under load at idle. also, 3rd gear clutches worn causing internal transmission heat and burned atf fluid. Thank you everyone.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L monitors VIN: 2GCEC19V22
2007 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TD56647
Thank you for all the responses. The customer is driving the vehicle for now. The valve train seems to be the issue with the misfire due to the fact when the misfires happen, the engine runs fine. The engine is used and was replaced about a year ago. The TSB f... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301, P0304.
1996 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Elc/Misc VIN: 1G3HY5212T
Thanks to all who provided their input. I should have seen that i used decimals before my readings. Just to clarify the draw was .68 amps with the radio plugged in. Radio unplugged .07 amps. I unplugged the power antenna and the draw was the same. I swapped ...
1996 Saturn SC2 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 1G8ZG1273T
Thanks to all that replied the car has dropped a valve so the fix never hapend. I went on vacation came back and started the car and it broke a valve spring cars to old to fix for the customer so they scraped it once again i just want to say thanks to all that...
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