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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L red brake light VIN: 3G5DA03E74
Hellow. Problem. Customer had problem with 4 brakes stuck on. Brakes have been bleeded, and it was ok at this time. Now the customer came here with the same problem. We have changed the master cylinder, seems ok. But still however stuck on, and red dash light ...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Steering VIN: 1GYEE637X4
Hey everyone, Thanks for your time. We put a rebuilt rack in this vehicle to try and solve a hard steering at idle issue. Seems as though there is no assist. As soon as you are moving, it seems to steer fine, just no assist for parking lot maneuvers. Fluid wa...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L remote start VIN: 1GYFK63857
Cadillac came in with a complaint of the remote start wouldn't work. So we purchased two new keyless entry remote start transmitters and reprogrammed the RCDLR. Also did the ECM and Transmission modules. Still wouldn't start with the remote. Replaced the RCDLR...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22P9S
Now engine has a high idle 1500 RPM. No vacuume leaks have been found.from intake runners, or rubber lines. Internet states that these Model years have OBD 1 PCM system with OBD 2 ALDL connector,and will not communicate with scan tools. Owner feels this may b...
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1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GTEK19K6S
The truck came in to shop not running very good and not starting good. replaced spark plugs, Distributor cap and rotor because rotor had a crack in it. replaced the timing chain because it was loose and double checked to make sure distributor was set correctly...
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1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3HN52K9T
This car has a high idle. It will go as high as [...] at times. The scan tool shows the tp sensor voltage fluctuating any where from .35v to .47v fairly rapidly. The tp % is from 0 to 3% fluctuating also. If you disconnect the tps sensor idle is perfect and...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NW12E4X
This should be a simple one but I am missing something. The car won't start when it is cold unless you hold the throttle open just a bit. If you let off the throttle it will die until it has been running for more than 5 seconds. the car will just start and sta...
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2005 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Po171 VIN: 1G4HR54K15
Going to go ahead a closes this post. I thank you all for the overwhelming response. Did not get to smoke it yet my buddie was involved in a wreck and banged up his knee so this will have to wait. An interesting side note is that the freeze frame also showed...
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2005 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WC53205
WENT BACK AND CHECK A SAMPLE OF THE FUEL HAD SOMETHING IN THE FUEL. FILLED A BOTTLE THREE FOUTHS FULL A THRID OF IT HAD A CLEAR FLUID IN THE BOTTOM, REALLY DONT THINK IT WAS WATER THIS WAS ON A FRIDAY, REMOVED GAS TANK AND CLEANED IT OUT, SAT PUMP ASIDE, CLEAN...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W9Y
It ended up being the canister. The canister bled off the vacuum like I thought it should, but not quite quick enough. Pulled a canister from a 2001 Blazer we had here on the lot and compared the bleed off and it was night and day. Installed the 2001 canist... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2008 Saturn Astra XE 1.8L check engine VIN: W08AR67198
Just cleaned the MAF and customer never came back. supose it's all right! Really poor OEM informations for this problem, but members help was really apreciated. Thanks.
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