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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L windows locks mirrors VIN: 1G4CW52K4Y
Hello fellow members and thanks in advance. I have this park ave that has no working power windows , mirrors , locks & interior lights do not come on when you open drivers door but work when you remove key from ignition. the windows do not work from any switch...
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2005 Buick LaCrosse CXS 3.6L Starting VIN: 2G4WE537X5
Intermittent no crank due to no response from PCM. If I jump starter relay terminals 30 and 87, PCM will wake up and car can be started normally until car sits long enough(10 minutes) for PCM to go asleep. I only have jump the relay terminals for a split secon...
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2007 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L gauges VIN: 3G5DA03L27
We have an overcharging situation only under hard acceleration. Charges up to over 18 volts. If you drive easy no problem. We have no codes. We replaced the alternator with no change. Has anyone seen this problem before. Under over voltage condition, dash ligh...
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2011 Cadillac DTS 4.6L coolant crossover VIN: 1G6KH5E63B
Hey cadillac guys i was looking for any tips or precautions on this job since this is my first time doing this. The coolant crossover gaskets are leaking. Looks like a pretty big job. The local dealer had 4 gaskets in stock & said their techs replace these 4 g...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCDT19W3R
This truck is for a friend of mine so we are looking for a cheep fix. The truck will have a long delayed shift into 2nd gear when driving slow in town. It shifts perfect normal or aggressive. It acts like the shift cable is out of adjustment but it don't have ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Red Brake Light VIN: 1GCCT19W9Y
This truck came in for red brake light comes on dash while turning on corners; even the red brake light comes on while idling by just turning the steering either direction. But when you turn the steering back to center, the light turns off. I check for fluid l...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S32
We could not get spark plug removed so we got the tools in order to hold camshafts in the rear and the wedge tool for timing chain and removed cylinder head to have repaired. Wedge tool did pop out causing tensioner to fully extend out but thanks to IATN, we u... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam/Crankshaft variation), U1000 (Class II serial data)
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L 4x4 system VIN: 1GNDT13S82
Thanks to alin advance. This truck came to us with a no 4x4 working, we have no light on the dash and can not comunacation with the moduel. we have tested the switch, fuses ohm the switch, power to the moduel and the motor on the transfercase and all checkout ...
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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC120X7
Having problems with bank 1 running all the way to +30 trim on decel. You can not watch variable displacement system and fuel trims on the tech2 at the same time. I cannot absolutely verify this but it only seem to go lean like this when the variable displacem... Trouble codes: P0171
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L fuel sending unit 5 volt ref signal VIN: 1G2WJ52K4V
i do not have any wiring schmatics for this level sensor, i would assume that the level sensor is bad but tests fine (ohms). mitchell states that the sensor should be between 0-90 but the also states 40-220 ohms. my main question is where does the purple wire ...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NW52E34
Vehicle will never stall while running in shop. Vehicle will stall after 10-15 of driving time. Will restart within 30 seconds to 2 minutes and will run again for another 10-15 minutes. We were able to check for spark and fuel pressure which are both fine. Unf...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
WELL AFTER TEST IT SO MANY TIMES, WHEN DOING CRANKSHAFT RELEARN THE ENGINE START KNOCKING, WE INSTALL ANOTHER ENGINE AND STILL HAD A #5 CYLINDER MISFIRE , DID AGAIN CRANKSHAFT RESET AND SMOOTH OFF, REPLACE SPARK PLUGS AND NO MORE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND IT WA... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305.
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1995 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L hazards VIN: 1GTEC14H7S
thank you all that took your time to reply.i did not have anything in the shop to compare to,that would be to easy.i learned that this system is working normally.i removed all the new parts,reasyembled,explaned to the customer that this is normal.another lesso...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.3L Mode Door VIN: 1GTEC14X83
Thanks all that offered help on the vehicle. We came to the conclusion that the plenum would have to come out to inspect the mode doors (2) and/or lube or replace doors. The customer declined service Thanks again!
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Cruise Control VIN: 1G2WP121XV
THANKS FOR ALL REPLIES. CHANGED BOTH BRAKE LIGHT SWITCHES, DID NOT REPAIR. BROKE DOWN AND BOUGHT CRUISE TESTER ON EBAY SO COULD CHECK MODULE. MODULE RESPONDED BUT HAD BROKEN CABLE INSIDE. PUT USED MODULE WE PREVIOUSLY HAD ON CAR BACK ON AND ALL WORKS OK. MUST ...
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