2005 Chevrolet Silverado Blower Inop

This is a very common problem on 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks. Over a period of time the resistor and usually the connector overheat and blower operation stops in some or all speeds. The blower resistor is located on the passenger side of the … Continue reading “2005 Chevrolet Silverado Blower Inop”

2001 Chevrolet Blazer,4WD, Rough Run, Code P0122, Transmission Replaced Last Year

This vehicle was brought in after being at another shop as usual. Code P0122 was stored for low TPS voltage. Checked the TPS and connector and all was okay. Strangely enough I did some online research and found a post of a similar problem and it related to a 4wd vehicle that had also had … Continue reading “2001 Chevrolet Blazer,4WD, Rough Run, Code P0122, Transmission Replaced Last Year”

1993 Acura Legend, No Run Condition

Car came in with a very classic complaint of the engine will not start sometimes and customer has noticed a change in temperature seems to make a difference. This is a very common problem with both Acura and Honda. What happens is that the solder joints on the main relay circuit board will weaken over … Continue reading “1993 Acura Legend, No Run Condition”

1994 Ford Crown Victoria, No Tail lights

Vehicle arrived with no tail or park lights. Customer stated that they work sometimes. As this is a very common problem with almost all Ford vehicles that have a pull knob type headlight switch I went straight to the problem and documented to help others. First I gained access to the headlight switch. I could … Continue reading “1994 Ford Crown Victoria, No Tail lights”

P0442, 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Car was dropped off with the check engine light on. Checked codes and found P0442 stored for a small evap leak. Looked vehicle over and found nothing. Did some research and found that the common failure is in the rollover valve located in the top of the fuel tank. What happens over time is that … Continue reading “P0442, 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse”

2000 Cadillac Deville Erratic Compressor Operation

Cadillac Deville was sent to shop from another facility with complaint of a/c cycles off and will not come back on for several minutes and vent temperature goes warm. Checked codes and none were stored in the ECM, DIM or IPM. All data looked good and then the compressor cycled off after running at 2000 … Continue reading “2000 Cadillac Deville Erratic Compressor Operation”

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD , 6.0 Vin U Misfire

Vehicle came in the shop, with the SES light on and an obvious misfire. Previous shops had replaced plugs and wires, removed cats, replaced both bank 2 oxygen sensors, the ECM and had swapped positions of coils and injectors for cylinder #6. I scanned vehicle and found a misfire present on #6 cylinder on a … Continue reading “2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD , 6.0 Vin U Misfire”

2000 Cadillac Deville, Fuel Gauge Reads Full All Of The Time

Customer stated that fuel gauge always reads full but the trip computer is keeping track of fuel mileage and he has been using it to monitor fuel level. Checked codes and found codes stored for both fuel level signal voltage high and low. Consulted repair information and found little help. Wiring diagram shows signals from … Continue reading “2000 Cadillac Deville, Fuel Gauge Reads Full All Of The Time”

1999 Pontiac Montana Fuel Pump Fuse Blows

Customer stated that he has installed two fuel pump assemblies within a few days and fuel pump fuse continues to blow. Removed the fuel pump fuse and relay and replaced with fused jumper wires that have manual reset circuit breakers install. This allowed testing without having to constantly having to cycle the key for fuel … Continue reading “1999 Pontiac Montana Fuel Pump Fuse Blows”

1999 Buick LeSabre, A/C Controls Blinks, Ticking Under Dash

This car came in with the complaint of the a/c control head was blinking and there was a ticking sound under the dash. Also the customer stated that the headlights go out when this happens. Luckily the symptoms were present along with others. The oil gauge would jump with the ticking sound and I noted … Continue reading “1999 Buick LeSabre, A/C Controls Blinks, Ticking Under Dash”