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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Torsion Bars VIN: 1GNFK16R1W
I am in the process of removing the transmission from this vehicle and I've discovered that I can't get the transfer case to slide far enough back to remove it from the transmission. I unbolted it from the transmission and tried to pull it backwards, above the...
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1999 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5CGCP41R2X
This is a comeback: originally came in for MIL on and failed emissions test. Had code P0303. checked spark plugs, wires, dist cap and rotor. Cap and rotor burned, plugs eroded electrodes,I changed them all. Checked Cam offset-- it was at -43 degrees yet it ran... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDM19X42
Drove a little over 10 miles. Ran fine. Got into town, made a right turn and started to cut out. Under moderate and hard acceleration and pulls strong and runs smooth. It idles smooth. Under light acceleration it feels like it's shutting off and on. We tried a...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Oil comsumpt
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 3GNEC12TX5
Customer came in with a failed transmission. Replaced it with a Gm rebuilt. On Cold start[Has to be a very cold morning] truck will now hesitate bad until engine warms up. Only happens occasionally but if weather is very cold it will most likely act up. The fe...
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2002 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 5.7L No Start VIN: 4KDC4B1R92
Hello Folks, I have a very peculiar problem here...what happens is if you crank this engine normally it wont start.hot or cold makes no difference,fuel pressure stays at 55 psi,but if you bump over the engine as though bringing it up on #1 it fires right up ev...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Charging VIN: 1G3GR62C4X
have a problem with is car,costumer came in alt light on,replaced alt with remain one,system charging normal,car let shop,a few days later came back alt light coming on intermittently,checked car found alt charging normal 14.4-14.5 volts,turned on everything p...
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L no 1st gear, no 3rd gear VIN: 1G8ZK5271Y
We replaced customers transmission with used unit. Had similar problems before the replacement. After transmission was installed it ran OK for about a week except for the occasional harsh 1-2 shift. Now it slams into reverse harsh plus it will neutral out in b...
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2009 Saturn Vue XR 3.6L steering VIN: 3GSCL53719
hello, and thanks for any help in advance. this Saturn vue has hydraulic steering, not the electric option. at times the steering feels "sticky" like there is a dry/binding u-joint in the column shaft. Removed intermediate column shaft, and both u-joints can b...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEG15M3X
I ended replacing a new engine computer.the computer fixed the problem.Van did not have enough power.Computer is under master cylinder it catches brake fluid and water.Computer was inside corroded. Replace it Trouble codes: P0307 (cylinder misfire ocasional but is not the problem).
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK39D16
WE FOUND THAT THE ISSUE WAS NOT PRESENT WHEN COLD OR COOL. ENGINE WOULD HAVE TO RUN FOR 20 MINS OR SO BEFORE IT WOULD START CYCLING THE OIL SOLENOID. WE WERE ADVISED BY THE CUSTOMER OF ANOTHER ISSUE OF A COLD RUNNING PROBLEM, IT WILL SHAKE AND RATTLE REAL BAD ... Trouble codes: P003A.
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