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2008 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Oil Pressure VIN: 3GNDA13D08
Replaced timing chain for maintenance reasons only. After replacement, started vehicle and now have no oil pressure. New balanced shaft chain and main chain and all new guides and new oil sprayer as well. No problems before repair. Have torn apart 3 times ...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14X39
This is the second vehicle in the past several months with a P0442. Both times I smoked tested, but had difficulty seeing the smoke on top of the tank. But I could definitely hear the leak. The retaining ring on both trucks were so heavily swelled with rus... Trouble codes: P0442 (EVAP small leak)
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L odometer inop VIN: 1G1ZC5E1XB
Our question is when we replace the BCM with a new one (using tech 2) will the miles register on the used ipc (instrument panel cluster)? Used cluster currently shows miles from car taken from and is inop when driving.
2007 Saturn Sky 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1G8MB35BX7
When at 40mph or more. There's a groan/vibration coming from the rear. Goes away when you let off the gas. Driveshaft cv joint was a bit binding & the boot was torn. Had a new joint installed. Both rear axles was looked at as well. Outer joints had some pi...

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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Code P1638 VIN: 1G1YY32GXY
Thanks to iATN and the Detroit electric company, the plastic Chevy went home today! Replaced the alt. w/ AC Delco p/n [...], as 7 out of 8 replies suggested. (Cost more than my first 2 cars, but solved the problem.) Scan data now shows 13.6V and the F term.... Trouble codes: P1638 (Gen F terminal).
2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GNKVGED4C
I tried to sell the complete job with chains and he traded it in on a Honda Pilot. I believe he made the right decision. GM has really been struggling with quality lately but its been great for business. Thanks for the replies all are really appreciated
2010 Saturn Outlook XE 3.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZLVTED3A
Thanks for the help to all- we ended up doing all injectors. Dr injector says he has cleaned them successfully- I say bull!!Run from cleaning these- the job just takes too long and customers who wanted to go cheap all of a sudden don't remember telling you tha... Trouble codes: P029D.
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