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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start, Misfire, hard start VIN: W06VR54RXY
This car was bought by our customer as a non running project. He installed a throttle body as an attemt to repair it (no such luck). He was told that the vehicle was shut off in the previous owner's drive and next time they attempted to use the car it would no...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS13WXY
Attention GM Vortech V6 gurus! I'm a big carb guy and build hot rods mainly. A friend has this 2000 Blazer with a 4.3L Vortech engine in it. He brought it to me with a random misfire code PO300. I immediately noticed the big wire tie holding the distributor ca...
2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L Brake Pedal
Hello all, this van has been a nightmare for me over the past week. What happens is that during a panic stop the rear brakes lock , brake pedal goes to the floor and brake light comes on. The rear brakes drag for several seconds than release and vehicle will c...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L engine VIN: 1GCEC14Z56
Hello this truck has a misfire at idle on cylinder #1 and slight miss on cyl #8 at idle if the idle is raised to around 900 rpm the miss goes away looking at the miss on my otc scanner. I removed the valve cover on bank 1 and checked the valve springs looked ...
2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1G1ZC5EB1A
Hi floks, We have a problem child with this 2010 Malibu. It has the 2.4 and electric power steering. When you go over a rough road, there is a loud rattle that seems to be coming from the base of the steering shaft. Turn steering wheel enough to turn car and...

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1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19KXN
well first of all it had good fuel pressure , what was throwing me off was I had spark when I had no injector pulse I did look at the wiring diag and was pretty sure my problem was inside the dist but I wanted to hear what you guys ahd to say yes the shaft was... Trouble codes: 15 (coolant temp voltage high).
1999 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 1GNGK26J4X
I'm pleased to say that this is fixed. Thanks to those that offered help. Very small connector at passlock sensor was hard to probe voltages as some said to check. Having a scan tool that will interface with this system is a big help otherwise it's all a gu... Trouble codes: B2947 (Passlock sensor pwr ckt low), B2958 (Passlock sensor ckt high).
2008 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNDC33F98
ok this ones fixed. as most you all replied it was wires...dee dee deeeee to us for not checking and catching this! thank you all for the replies and help! carry on... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected).
2008 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WB58K58
Cust has not returned yet.I will look ot the grounds.ign switch and crank sensor if he returns and post the repair. Thanks Trouble codes: B1370, U0100, U0101.
1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L misfire VIN: 1GHDT13W7V
Greetings all, after reading all the replies (36) to be exact.Most of which were concerns of the camshaft offset...I pulled the distributor and found that the dist gear,was indeed worn.A call to the customer took place to discuss,the responses,that I had gotte... Trouble codes: P0300, P0147.
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