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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1GYDE63A14
hi fellow techs. i've got this srx wich has been involved in a front end collision.vehicle was a no start when it arrived. when first scanning it there was multiple communication, abs, evap, fuel level,02,and coil codes. the pcm c3 connector was damaged and w... Trouble codes: P2301, P0351 (Ign coil a primary circ prob), P2319 (Ign coil 7 cont circ hi), P0357 (Ign coil g primary circ prob), P0353 (Ign coil c primary circ prob), P2313
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNEK13R4V
thank you all for looking this vehicle was towed in for a no start found no fuel pressure replaced fuel pump and filter all good customer picked it up worked good for a month then had vehicle towed in for no start when i went to push vehicle in it fired right ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2CNBJ1865X
This tracker cuts out after driving about a mile from a cold soak. It will jerk and die at Idle or when accelerating hard and the rpms are over 3500. When this happens the tack drops to 0 and the mil light comes on for a split second, Then things return to nor...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Noise from off idle to 1300 rpm VIN: 1GCHK23G61
There is a noise coming from the front of the transmission that sounds like a dry bearing or dry u-joint squeek. I expected to find a belt tensioner/pulley before I opened the hood. It starts as soon as you come off idle to about 1300 rpm. Will do it in any ge...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L All gauges, radio and DIC VIN: 2G1WX15K61
The IPC, radio and DIC will quit working intermitantly. It only acts up for a few seconds usually. The traction light, battery and low fuel message come on when it acts up. The service traction control message and trac off light stay on even when every thing g...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L reverse
Truck Came in with no reverse and grinding badly in low/reverse. Tore down and planet was broken. I replaced the rear planet/ park ring/ retainer and reassembled. On start up, wheels move forward normally with no noise. In reverse, the wheels won't budge. On c...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S44
Truck came to the shop knocking,we installed jasper engine,engine runs fine,but now we have mil light on and code po0016 cam/crank correlation problem.eng has good power and runs smooth.Tested voltage to solenoid with key on 12-13 volts goea away when we conne... Trouble codes: P0016, P0013
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2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L ABS Module VIN: 1GBDV13158
Had this vehicle in the shop today with a code C0131 which is: Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Pressure Circuit. From what I can tell this code sets when the ABS module sees pressure and the brake pedal switch is not applied. Checked wiring it looks good. This co...
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2010 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L front of engine VIN: 1GC2GTBG1A
chirpping noise from front of engine. pulled belts off same noise. noise from front motor cover. disassembled front cover, oil pan and oil pump. no problem found with those parts. it has varible cam timing and the gear assembly appears to be ok. also when runn...
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2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 5.7L ABS & Speedometer VIN: 1GTHK34R5Y
ABS lite on. Replaced front calipers, rotors, hub&bearings/abs sensors. Cleaned rear brake shoes and drums. Pressure bled system. Cleared codes and road tested. ABS lite came on imediatly upon starting to move. Hooked up Solus scanner and read front sensors an...
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Headlights, Taillights VIN: 1GTHK236X7
Customer came in with a complaint of intermittent in-operation of all exterior lighting except for passenger front marker (amber) light. Customer claims that after shutting car off and restarting, lights were functional again. I was unable to recreate this iss...
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1970 Pontiac GTO 5.7L R7R cluster VIN: 242370P236
Can someone give me an approximate time to R&R the instrument cluster in this car. It appears to come out from the back of the dash requiring dash removal.Thanks
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1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L alternator VIN: 1G2HX52K9T
have a 96 pontiac bonneville nightmare. customer brought it in with no charging problem, has replaced alternator 3 times with reman from advanced auto. We checked red wire at pcm for power and didnt have power. Put power to wire and started charging. Replaced ...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Battery goes dead after sitting for 2-3 days VIN: 1G6KD54Y81
thanks for all the help. turns out the passenger seat adjustment switches were at fault
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Egr, Evap, CAT monitors VIN: 1GNEC13R1W
Hello to all. Thank you very much for your suggestions. The fix was the FTPS along with the rebuilt PCM-reflash. After the first test drive the EGR monitor ran without a problem. No codes set and we will continue to drive to confirm the EVAP and the CAT mo...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJC39U22
its fixed i forgot to clear the codes thanks to all who helped
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Coolant VIN: KL1TJ52654
Thanks to all who replied. We replaced the cylinder head gasket. The cylinder head checked out ok at the machine shop - no machining necessary. We also cleaned the fins on the radiator and condenser as well as flushed the cooling system after the cylinder h...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WB58K26
Thanks everyone for the quick and accurate responses, I am working with my Genysis right now, as I got rid of my first generation verus and am shopping for a more complete scan tool. Your answers for the relearn with Tech 2 was correct, i did have to send to d...
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GKFK16Z32
I GOT SEVERAL REPLIES TO CHECK THE GROUNDS LOCATED ON THE FRAME RAIL,WE CLEANED THEM UP AND STILL HAD SAME PROBLEM.WE CHECKED OUR WIRING GOING TO 4X4 MODULE WHICH ALL TESTED GOOD.I DECIDED TO INSTALL A MODULE AND THAT SOLVED THE PROBLEM.THE MODULE DID NOT HAVE...
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2006 GMC Canyon SLT 3.5L 4WD light flashes VIN: 1GTDT13626
Thanks for all the replies, Michael from Penn hit the nail on the head, it was the transfer case 2/4 indicator switch located on the bottom of the transfer case. Why I don't know that MOD has very little information on this switch, easy to test & replace. I oh...
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2010 GMC Canyon SLE 2.9L stability VIN: 1GTHTCD95A
Thanks for taking the time to view my post. Any how the way I see it (from the research I have done) If you have this problem get a pair of dice and roll. Not even dealers know what will fix this issue, add extremly poor diagnostic info and its off to the race...
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2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Monitor VIN: 1GHDT13W21
Thank everyone for trying to help. I have check the air system and it working fine. After 7 day of driving...the monitor finally ran. Thank again. Trouble codes: N0NE.
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2001 Saturn SC2 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G8ZY127X1
Its all better. Tried everything I could think of, some guessing too. Called Identifix hot line, they agreed that all the data was good except the fuel trim. He suggested cleaning fuel injectors. Didn't have much faith in that idea, but had nothing to lose...
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Brake Pads VIN: 1G8ZH52822
WELL I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE THAT HELP WITH THIS MATTER, THIS CAR DID NOT HAVE ABS SO AS FAR HAS PUSHING SOMETHING BACK IN THE ABS VALVE WAS NOT THE PROBLEM, BUT WHAT I DID FIND WAS THE LOWER MOUNTING BOLT WOULD NOT SLID AND WAS TIPPING THE CALIPER, (TOP WOUL...
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