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2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L Rear Differential VIN: 3G5DB03L86
Car came from another shop, complaint was losing power on slight grade. After our road test seems to labor after driving and encounter grade. Scan data no problems noticed no check engine either. Found when vehicle is on lift rear wheels binding when you try t...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G1JC84T1R
Ok, this one has me stumped. We have this 1994 Cavalier RS wagon that the customer ran out of oil and subsequently locked the engine up on. We opted for cost reasons to replace the engine in her car since that was cheaper than a new car (at the time!). After...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L engine block VIN: 1G1JF5243X
there is a round plug with a bolt in it at the backside of the engine near the bellhousing at the top corner .its leaking coolant.i unbolted it but it only comes out about an inch then stops.i dont know what this thing is so i dont want to force it.i cant find...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK34154
Hey Techs! This vehicle came us from another shop that did not have time to look into it. The customer had already bought a set of reman injectors prior us getting the truck. No diagnoses had been done either. I scanned the truck for codes and data, found P03... Trouble codes: P0302
1999 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Surge, only in reverse VIN: 1GDJG31F0X
This is an intermittent concern that only happens at times when you shift into reverse and tap the throttle pedal to back up about 2 feet and apply the brake pedal - at that time the engine begins to surge quite aggressively for anywhere from 3 - 30 seconds or...
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Right rear air spring VIN: 1GKET16S54
I am working on a 2004 Envoy XL that had a leaking right rear air spring (bag) Soap tested for leaks and found the air spring leaking at a dry rot type crack in the rubber. No leaks found on any of the air lines. I replaced the air spring with a new GM part. A...
2009 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GTHK59K29
hello gang truck stalled on road would not restart, towed in, has no codes, fuel pressure in speck volume ok, looked at a sample of the gas looks ok smells like gas and will burn, has a crank and cam signal on scanner, it does pop back through the intake when ...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L alternator VIN: 1G3AG55M3R
Hey all, thanks in advance for your help. The vehicle came in with a no-start concern. Another tech replaced the oil pressure switch and that fixed it for a short while. It keeps blowing the power fuse for the fuel pump. I started doing some testing and found ...
2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L engine VIN: 1G3WS52H11
This car came to us from another shop overheating. The previous shop preformed a thermostat replacement and pressure coolant flush, plus several head gasket checks. Back flushing heater core. Owner of car requested radiator replacement. We removed radiator and...
2010 Pontiac G6 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G2ZA5EB2A
Car died at stop sign restarts for three seconds dies out every time. mil lamp on ck codes p0011 ran test pass test cleared codes code never came back no security lamp no codes in any other module have good fuel press 55 to 60 psi Trouble codes: P0011 (Intake cam position system performance)
2002 Saturn SL2 1.9L Engine VIN: 1G8ZK52732
Hello all and thank you for your help, this car came in last week for a miss fire, stall with a long crank to no start. I retrieved a p1599 code with my solus ultra. ended up replacing the crank sensor, plugs, coils, and fuel filter. the car ran great, cleared...
2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L antifreeze VIN: 5GZCZ63B83
on 1-16-2013 We changed the inter cooler and all seals and gaskets due to oil in the antifreeze, since then he has come back twice with 1-2 8th in. of oil on the top in his overflow bottle and milky foam at the oil fill neck. The oil is ok on the stick and in ...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Unknown VIN: 5GZCZ43D53
hi everyone to day we have this pos that will not shift gears scan engine control module fund p0700 scan tcm fund no codes looking at PIDS on tcm there in test drive ISS works OSS all so works but vehicle speed reads 2 MPH at all times on scan PID from TCM but...

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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Starter VIN: 3G5DB03E93
Hi all, sorry for the delay in posting the fix, we have been so busy. Received several good suggestions, Allan mentioned that I should have infinite resistance to all other fuses from fuse 32. I was suspecting a shorted fuse block. Removed fuse 32 and checked ...
2005 GMC Envoy XL Denali 5.3L Oil pressure gauge VIN: 1GKES16M75
well thanks IATN again. I beleive this one is fixed as I put in a sending unit. The vehicle also had one other isssue,it also had a miss and #1 cylinder was dead. No intake rocker arm movement. Appears to be a bad lifter so now we are removing intake to inspec...
2008 Pontiac G6 GT 3.9L forward gears VIN: 1G2ZH36158
Thanks again for all the help. Many replies saying broken band were correct. drop pan found lug off end of band in pan. rebuilding trans fixed problem. thanks to all. Chris
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