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2001 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Lt Turn VIN: 1G4CW54K41
Customer complains of lt side lights stay on with vehicle shut off. He keeps disconnecting battery. He stated the switch must be bad so he gave me a used one to install. I verified his complaint. Upon checking the lt indicator on dash will be on, both lt frt a...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Cylinder #4 VIN: 1G1JF5248T
Vehicle intially came in for cylinder #4 misfire. Have replaced all parts related to cylinder #4. Have good compression. Vehicle does not exhibit symptoms of a misfire but light keeps coming on.
1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Steering VIN: 1GCGK23R3X
Hey guys, we have replaced a power steering pump on this vehicle because of loss of assist. About a week later, it has returned and now we lose power steering again but only when we apply the brakes. This is a vacuum boost. I can unplug the vacuum to the boo...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNET13M86
I have an 06 Trailblazer with the displacement on demand 5.3 engine.It came in last February with a collapsed D.O.D. valve lifter on the left bank.Customer had us replace lifters on left bank.Truck came in a couple months ago with a collapsed D.O.D. lifter on ... Trouble codes: P0300
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19J17
Customer claims to be driving down the hwy.Stalls and sends the tow truck to his house ( really ? ) and then to the shop. Got it off the tow truck and no crank . Charge the battery now it cranks but no start...sounds just like no compression.test compression o... Trouble codes: P0016, P0521
2009 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Intermediate shaft VIN: 1GNFK26379
Customer lost 4WD shortly after we replaced the right drive axle. We found the intermediate shaft had "popped out" of the axle housing. On disassembly we found the thrust washers were distorted by some incredible outward thrust until they failed, pulling off t...
2010 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Heat/Cool Seats VIN: 1GNUCKE08A
Have no operation of heat or cooled seats in driver or pass. Side. Neither cushion or back on either side operate. Replaced ccsm as directed in diag chart of heated/cooled seats inop. With no change. Found tsb on heating/cooling module failures. My only concer...

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2003 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Axle seal VIN: 1G6KY54943
First, Thank You to all that replied, especially to Jerry for the suggestion of the Fitzall repair bearing. In this case that was the exact solution I was looking for. I know the correct way to repair this problem is to split the trans and repair properly but ...
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Misfire VIN: 3GNGK26J2V
For now not fixed. Customer has taken the vehicle home till early spring, as he is going out of town. I want to thank all who replied, some things have been tested, but the ones that I did not have time to check will be addressed when the vehicle returns. Agai... Trouble codes: P0171.
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