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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WX15K22
I have exhausted all options on trying to get this car to not intermittently die. The last time I drove it when it actually did die, I did not have my monitor on it - not that it would make a difference as it never gives me a code, the check engine light flash...
2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L cylinder head VIN: 1G2NF52E13
Hi Y'all, This is my Son-in-Law's car and I'm working in his driveway...SO... Engine was misfiring badly and scanner showed cylinder #5 was the culprit. Checked for spark-good. The fuel pressure was at spec so I decided to put a compression gauge in that cyl...

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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDS13S13
This time i removed the throttle unit, and cleaned it completely. i then rebooted the system, by disconnecting the negative battery post and touched it to the positve post of the battery. I proceeded to drive the vehicle for quite some time., bingo, it did the...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G1AK52FX5
I was able to ohm the solenoid through the main plug-in with the flow chart supplied by Bob. Mine ohmed 1.6 supposed to be around 19 ohms. Quite a job to get the side cover off and broke the pressure control solenoid in the process, so I replaced all 4 solenoi...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA13D96
Hello everyone and thanks for all your input. Sorry for all the time before closing this one but this car was sold while it was sitting on my rack and I couldn't do nothing to it till the buyer and seller got together to do the paperwork. Luckily I still got t... Trouble codes: 0300 (Engine miss fire).
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2NE52T6X
It turns out the igition coil cover helped a lot cause it was sparking to ground but also found the timing chaing had jumped a tooth. Costumer decilned all work. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean mixture).
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