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1989 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Scottsdale 5.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNER16K0K
This Sub. belongs to my neighbor, I got him a new aftermarket dist. after his failed (no spark, pick-up was cracked). He brought to me, had no fault codes or symptoms before failure except slight surge @ idle. After dist. installed, MIL would come on at hwy./c... Trouble codes: 42 (Electronic spark control)
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52W3R
Hi, every one: this car droved to shop a few month ago, we went to bring it in to bay , we couldn`t start it ! when we checked, engine was seized!! customer brought a used engine to put in the car. Before instalation we lubricated the engine with oiler. And tu...
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2008 Chevrolet Equinox Sport 3.6L doors
I have looked in mitchell and can't find any help I have looked for history repairs in this data base Also haved looked in my modus ultra nothing in data pids of fuctunal tests I have not had this kind of a problem before they work but only if you are right n...
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2010 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.0L No Start VIN: 2CNFLPEY9A
Hello everyone, Vehicle was towed to the shop. After scanning for codes and a fuel pressure test (yielding 55 psi), and ignition coil test (all coils fired across the HEI tester), a compression test was carried out and we discovered that all cylinders were fl... Trouble codes: P0016 (Cam shaft phase solenoid fault), P0018 (Cam shaft phase solenoid fault), P0019 (Cam shaft phase solenoid fault), P228D, P228C
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0L dash unit VIN: 1GTHK29U36
Thanks in advance for any help on this truck. Truck came in with speedo & gauges working sometimes. When here did not work at all. Tested and replaced dash unit with GM replacement. Worked fine for 2 days and then same thing. The only thing working is dash lig...
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2008 GMC Canyon WT 2.9L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19908
Started with just MIL on, Lean code, rapidly progressed to almost undriveable. What happens is on accel or brake torque in bay, at a certain point, engine will start running really bad, loose power, hesitate and buck. Oxy readings go full lean, like 15 MV. Rel... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean)
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2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L Sir VIN: 1G2ZG55846
The car came in for a loss of electrical power steering assist. The customer already replaced the motor and module. They have also taken this car to a stereo shop where they have been putting in speakers or something, the car came back to us with panels taken ...
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2002 Saturn L300 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1G8JW54R32
Checked vehicles fuel pressure, when running 45-49 lbs. But when vehicle is turned on there's no priming on the pump. So I went ahead and replaced fuel pump with OEM pump, and replaced the fuel filter. Still same issue, Replaced crank sensor, still same issue,...
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2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G8AZ52F95
Customer Wants me to swap a motor from a 04 to this car. I called a salvage yard and they tell me this will work other then the intake. Can any one tell me if this is true. the 05 has no visible sign of a egr valve but the 04 has what appears to be a caped off...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Gas Tank VIN: 1G6DM57N83
As suggested by a couple of you gas tank fixed problem. baffle had broken loose inside. Thanks to all who replied.
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1951 Chevrolet Truck 3100 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 14JPG16820
Lot More Replies Than I Expected. Thanks To Everyone. I Did Make A Piece To Connect The Tubing In The Pan With THe Oil Port In The Block. Even Added A Couple O-Rings To Seal It Better. I Did Have It Running For A Moment And Had Decent Oil Pressure With A Guage...
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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFC13C78
IT'S TUESDAY MORNING, TRUCK CAME IN ON MONDAY MORNING IDLE IS OK, IT MUST HAVE RAN A DRIVE CYCLE TO RELEARN.ACCORDING TO ALLDATA VEHICLE NEEDS TO BE DRIVEN AT SPEEDS ABOVE 44MPH WITH SEVERAL DECELERATIONS & EXTENDED IDLES. I DROVE VEHICLE SEVERAL TIMES IDLE IS... Trouble codes: P0121, P0573.
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L brake pedal VIN: 1GKDT13W3X
This sucker is fixed! Thanks for all the ideas and insights. First off, we felt we had eliminated the ABS system by disconnecting the wheel speed sensors, disconnecting the ABS pump harness connector and replacing the ABS unit (hydraulic and electric unit), ...
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2008 Saturn Astra XR 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: W08AT67168
Technically speaking this vehicle is not fixed, but I am 100% certain of the solution. Upon tear down of the cam caps and oil solenoids, I found severe gouging of the passages on the intake cam & cam journal for the VVT oil flow. This was allowing bleed-dow... Trouble codes: P0016 (CKP/CMP correlation fault / signal invalid intake camshaft).
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