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2007 Cadillac SRX 3.6L key VIN: 1GYEE63717
car was towed in. customer said after battery being dead . he chargede battery and now key won't come out. no codes anywhere. only thing i see is none of the tires are reading pressure.. battery was only reading 12 volts. put new battery in no change. is there...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1ND52J3Y
came in for a crank no start. replaced fuel pump and would start and run for a couple of minutes. Then you had to keep it floored at idle to keep it running but would die. The fuel gauge would drop from 3/4 tank to empty when it would act up. Tried disconnecti... Trouble codes: P0141, P1189, P1626, U1064
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2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L high idle VIN: 1GCGG25V26
head scratcher here guys any help appreciated. My customer states that the idle goes really high on start up to point where he has to shut it of then restart truck. also states that the truck will idle high while driving like someone is accelerating it for him...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1AJ15F96
This car has only 10 inches of vacuum at idle. Plugs, ign.coil and mod. was replaced. Compression is 175 on all cylinders. Removed and clean throttle body to bring down throttle from 36% at idle to 10% at idle. Removed map sensor to check for seating properly.... Trouble codes: P0300
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2010 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ 5.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNVKGE00A
Vehicle loses communication randomly, gauges sweep, all lights come one, stabili trac message, service 4wd, trans goes into default, If I can scan vehicle while its acting up I get random communication codes as stated above, when vehicle is towed back to shop ... Trouble codes: U7300, P0700 (P069e-), P069E, U0101 (u0102-), U0102 (O0109- U0121 etc etc), 00109
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2007 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDT13S77
sit overnite and start up in morning cold start up idles rough and code comes back after clearing.runs great otherwise.my scanner is showing a possible o2 sensor primary the heated one but need voltage values cold and warm.flashig cat,air eva and o2 sensor the... Trouble codes: P1400
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2007 Pontiac G6 GT 3.9L oil pan or rear crank seal VIN: 1G2ZH35197
The rear of the oil pan or rear crankshaft seal is leaking oil. I removed the plastic cover, brake cleaned residue, road tested Can't pinpoint leak. You are looking at area up inside a 3/4" wide slot, and the edge of the pan is very close to the seal area. A m...
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2007 Saturn Vue 3.5L Steering Column VIN: 5GZCZ53467
Thank you in advance, this car is strange. Car came in with a clunking noise when turning steering wheel coming out of customers driveway, and hard to keep car straight on highway. The right strut mount was binding, replaced struts and mounts and aligned, that...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L temp gauge VIN: 3G5DA03E53
ok this one is fixed, went to scrapyard, got a pcm for 30 bucks, got it programed for the vehicle and everything is working just fine. thanks for all the help everybody.
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCS1445V
The timing chain and tensioner was replace before, but the oil plug hole was plugged, no oil getting to chain. tensioner broke which aloud the chain to jump 3 teeth. Thank you everyone for your help
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Low Beams VIN: 2G1WH55K32
Thanks for all the advice and tips on this issue. The wire was corroded between the right headlamp and underneath the battery. The T Wire from the front of the Headlight where there are 4 wires that goes back to the main wire. There was about 8 inches of the...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Front Rotors VIN: 1GNFK13027
I TALKED WITH THE CUSTOMER AND EXPLAINED TO HIM ABOUT SOME OF THE THINGS YOU GUYS TOLD ME ABOUT IT NOT REALLY BEING TO HOT AT 140 IN THE FRONT BRAKE AND THAT THEY ARE USUALLY HOTTER THAN THAT. HE SAID OK HE JUST THOUGHT IT SEEMED HOT. HE WAS HAPPY THANKS FOR A...
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2012 Chevrolet Cruze LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PC5SHXC
As always I want to thank everyone for there input. The reason the vehicle did not return for warranty work was because the damaged to the oil pan and oil loss was what lead to the issue . At the root of the problem was damage to the cam phaser. The phaser ... Trouble codes: P0017 (Ckp to exhaust cmp correlation).
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L MIL Lamp on, Fuel Rattle VIN: 1GTHK23245
Sorry for the delay on closing this repair. Shortly after posting I had a family emergeny out of town. It turned out someone put something in his fuel tank never did figure out what it was, but removed entire fuel system and flush and replaced all injectors an... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire number four cylinder), P0101 (MAF Sensor).
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