Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 15, 2013
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for GM
Help Request Answers
2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Steering VIN: 2G4WS52J54
Has a hiss noise comming from the press. Hose. Harder to turn left than the right. Power steering flued has some flakes in it. Did not have noise before replasing the steering rack. Any one can help dont know what the next step is
View
2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Battery VIN: 5GAER23718
Since this car was new, after driving in a hard rain the battery will drain overnight. Dealer has had windshield replaced 2 times due to water leaks. Car came to me with a dead battery. I charged the battery, and tested the battery and charging system, all g...
View
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L charging sstem VIN: 1GNDT13W6T
Customer disconnected battery to clear codes with hopes of getting the vehicle inspected. When reconnecting battery he shorted the Positive terminal against the alternator case. Vehicle will now not charge. Owner says that he had 2 different parts stores test...
View
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJG31R7Y
Hello. This ones beating me up. I have a P0171 bank one system lean. Smoke test on intake was ok. Fuel pressure at 60psi and it will hold there at wide open throttle. Checked cat with a bore scope and both sides are clean, no obvious restriction. purge valve o... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one)
View
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY22G1Y
Hello everyone. I have a corvette here that is acting very intermittantly strange. Vehicle came in about 6 months ago with a steering column lockout message and would die after reaching 2 mph. I installed a LMC5 module from compliance parts in southern califor...
View
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHK23141
This symptom started about a week ago when he 1st noticed an extended crank to start problem. Takes between 10-15 sec, sometimes longer. Seems to help/start quicker if accel pedal is held 1/2 down during crank. Starts/runs fine cold! Its when warm it has ext... Trouble codes: P0093 (fuel systm leak although only occurred once)
View
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L 4wd VIN: 1GNEK13Z32
Truck came in with customer complaning of binding in 4wd front diff had no fluid in it and was totally burned up. Replaced with a used unit and still had the same issue.pulls left only in 4wd will only act up in 4wd the used unit was pullled and another one in...
View
2004 Chevrolet Classic (Car) LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52F84
This vehicle is a "cranks,but no start"at varying times.there is no set pattern.it will go for days without a problem,but out of nowhere the customer will come back to the car after being in a store for 15 mins.to 1/2 hour,and it will just crank and not fire u...
View
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13S63
I have a 2003 envoy thats kicking my ass it came in with skip cyl. 3 hade no compression we got a used engine. after we installed the used engine it ran well on start up then it begain skiping no compression in cyl. 4 and 6 so we replace that engine and the ne...
View
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L Front Differential VIN: 2GTEK13T66
We have this 2006 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4 that was recently towed to us with the discription of bad noise at front. Unfortunatly for us it drives perfect with no noise at all. Began to wonder why customer towed truck. Gave up on it and installed additive in trans....
View

Fixes & Summaries for GM
Fix/Summary Answers
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L intake air heater VIN: 1GCHK29D56
Well thanks for all the input. We came to the conclusion that it will be beter to send this one to the dealer. It is probly the glow plug module at fault and with such low milage maby he can get some under warranty. Will be searching for a tech 2 real soon.
4
2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Coolant Loss VIN: 1GKEK13T43
they were the defective heads we used a block sealer to buy the customer some time to aford an engine replacement the motor has 178,000 mile and has had coolant in the oil for a long time
17
2007 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK13047
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. THE FIX WAS TO RESET THE FUEL ALCOHOL CONTENT LEARNED VALUE. IT WAS READING 50%. AFTER RESET IT READ 3% FUEL TRIMS CAME RIGHT DOWN TO WHERE THE ARE EXPECTED TO BE AND THE EVAP CODES WAS FIXED WHEN WE CLEANED THE VENT SYSTEM. Trouble codes: P0172 (Too rich bank one), P0175 (Too rich bank two), P0446 (Evap vent problem), P2A04.
15
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3WS52K8X
WELL THIS ONE IS A FIX.. I TOOK A GAMBLE AND REMOVED TIMING COVER TO FIND THE KEYWAY SPUN ABOUT 40 DEGREES. INSTALLED NEW GEARS, KEYWAY, CHAIN AND DAMPER AND NOW IT RUNS PERFECT. I KNOW BETTER NOW TO JUST PULL THE COVER IF I SUSPECT TIMING ISSUE. I PREVIOUSLY ...
30
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next