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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cruise Control VIN: 2GCEK19T21
Hi i have a 2001 silverado in the shop with a cruise control that is not working. The light on the dash will blink as you go down the road and the faster you drive the faster it will blink. When you come to a stop the light will stop blinking. We have checked ...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.6L fuel VIN: 1GCHK23D97
I am working on a 2006 6.6 duramax and can't get it to run. Drove in a couple months ago but ran very poor like a misfire. then stopped running completly. Will start on starting fluid but then stalls when runs out of starting fluid. Replaced the Injecton pump ...
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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid 6.0L Engine VIN: 1GNFK13589
This Tahoe Hybrid needs an engine is there anything I need to watch out for or specialty tools needed to change this engine I don't want to find out after I start the job thanks for any input you guys have
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L No Start, Flooded VIN: 1GTEC14W42
Towed into shop quit while driving. Checked fuel and spark [ok] removed plugs [flooded] Replaced cap,rotor,wires and plugs. [engine still flooded and backfires] Checked injectors for leakage with gauge [did not drop] Still replaced with good used spider to rul...
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2006 GMC Sierra 3500 WT 6.6L Head Gasket VIN: 1GDJC33D06
Alright duramax guys. Im thinking about doing head gaskets on this 6.6l duramax. I've never torn into one of these before and book time is 35 hours. Alldata seems to show everything i need to do the job. Couple question: 1) what makes this a 35 hour job? i kn...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G2WT12X8S
This car was at my new employers when I got here and they were already in over their head. They had already tried two mass airflow sensors, plugs, wires, and a fuel pump. Had also had two traveling diagnostic techs who recomended fuel injector replacement but ...
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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L no fuel guage , VIN: 1G6DP56745
Thank you all for your help. the new ecm from the dealer was a bad part. put another ecm and it was all good.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCGG25R1Y
HI, EVERY ONE SORRY I AM LATE TO CLOSE THIS EARLIER ,THEY HAD HIDDEN AFTER MARKET ALARM IN SERIES WITH ORIGINAL ANTI THEFT WHICH WAS DEFECTED.I DON`T KNOW WHY. PULLED IT OUT OF SYSTEM !!!. THANKS AGAIN MATT Trouble codes: P1626 (Security problem).
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W4Y
This is a sho' nuff bizarre car. 10 responses recommended reflash. One said to run real far. Sound advice, but when you have 4 techs and their families to feed, you can't always do what you want. One felt the need to give me a little kick while I was down. As ... Trouble codes: P0160, P0146, P0325.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK231X4
Thanks to everyone that offered help and info. I was able to do as Seth and Hal suggested, watching the MAF reduce while commending the EGR open, the EGR system seemed to work fine. The MAF Sensor was dirty, I cleaned it up in case that is how the EGR flow i... Trouble codes: P0380 (p0404-), P0404.
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1G1ZT58F37
thermostat was functioning properlry going down the road and in the bay the problem is the rubber seal in the middle allowing coolant to pass by the stat.replace stat fix gauge. thanks for all the advice. Trouble codes: P0128, P0463.
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23172
thank you guys for the replies, the fuel injection control module was the cause of all this mess, the vehicle had a hard start before any work was done , i guess when we replaced the fuel return pipe o rings/seal the module must have been damaged when removed,... Trouble codes: U1800, P0380.
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.3L Interier Lights VIN: 1GTEC14X84
fIX WAS TO REPLACE THE bcm HAD TO have the BCM reprogramed works fine. Thanks to all that replied.
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52L1R
thanks to all that posted. we found a few issues that may have been causing our problem. 1) intermittent bad connection @ oil preasure switch. 2)loose ground @ G202.We went through the wiring from top to bottom, fixed above problems and now all is good. again... Trouble codes: P0342 (Cam sensor circuit).
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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L alternator VIN: 5GZCZ53464
The saturn is fixed.After installing two reman alternators with no fix and a oem alternator days away i decided to get the original rebuilt and its finally working right.I .would like to thank to all who offered help on this job.From reading some of the help...
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2005 Saturn Vue 2.2L water pump VIN: 5GZCZ23D35
Everyone who has responded has been great and were right on. For whatever reason the chain did over tighten. We removed the timing cover and replaced and reset the tensioner. Everything is now perfect. Thanks guys
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