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2008 Cadillac DTS 4.6L Headlamps VIN: 1G6KD57Y38
Was just curious if anyone had relevant experience with replacing the factory Cadillac HID headlamp assembly with an aftermarket unit with standard halogen bulbs. I am told both sides are a direct plug in replacement. Obviously they are a cheaper alternative f...
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY33P3P
Hey all, And thank all in advance. Not sure where to start. I will try to keep it short. Customer is driving along one day and car cough and pops and dies. Driving normally. So I go get it with ramp truck. Now I look at the car no spark and no codes. so I chan...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14R3T
No start and backfires/explosion from exhaust. Vehicle has been replaced with known good parts new delco distributor, and cap, new rotor, coil, module, and crank sensor. Scanner readings look normal. Distributor is in time.compression is 120. vehicle has ignit...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L fuel VIN: 3GNFK16Z14
I have this Suburban with a 5.3 vin Z flex fuel engine. The engine is bad and customer has a good used same year 5.3 vin T gasoline engine. Is it possible to make this swap? What other parts would have to be changed? Thanks
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT 5.3L Fuel tank VIN: 3GNEK12Z55
Thanks for reading and any advise. Ive got an avalanche that wont take fuel. I can put about two gallons of fuel in it before it kicks the pump off and the neck will be full with air burping back at me. The customer has already had the canister and vent soleno...
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Air Bag VIN: 1G1AL55F26
Hi everbody! and thank you in advance. Ok I have this car that has the air bag light on, my scanner cannot comunicate with the air bag module, although Im able to com/w all others, and on the BCM module I pulled up a code U2505 lost com W/ECM/PCM/VCM checked f...
2002 GMC Savana 3500 8.1L Brake shoes VIN: 1GTHG39GX2
Right rear brake locks up at moderate braking. Removed drums, found right rear shoes worn 80%, drum worn enough to have a lip on outside edge. Wheel cylinder starting to seep but not contaminating shoes yet. Left brake shoes worn 20% and glazed due to wheel cy...
2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Battery VIN: 1G3NL52TXY
Customer stats that after sitting for about 3 days the car wont start. They had the battery replaced and the problem still exists. Customer seems to be convinced that every time it rains the battery goes dead as well. The only other problems i can seem to find...

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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Steering VIN: 1GCGG29UX5
Thank you guys for taking time and offering advice on this van.The fix ended up being new front rotors and brake pads.We had inspected everything in the front end for play and wear.The front wheel bearings had been replaced in the past.We could not find anyth...
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