2011 Chevrolet Impala-Fuel Pump Not Working

This 2011 Chevrolet Impala came in after the fuel pump and fuel pump relay had been replaced and there was still no fuel pressure. I was told by the customer that the computer must be bad and it was brought to me because programming would be needed. Proper testing could have prevented replacing parts that were … Continue reading “2011 Chevrolet Impala-Fuel Pump Not Working”

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Emissions 1 Fuse Blows

This 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS came in with multiple complaints including the Emissions 1 fuse blowing in the underhood fuse box. Also there were several codes being set in the PCM as a result, P0030, P0036, P0053, P0054 and P0443. All can be related back to the blown Emissions 1 fuse. Because the Emissions … Continue reading “2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Emissions 1 Fuse Blows”

2000 Chevrolet Cavalier, P0118 Low Coolant Temperature

This 2000 Chevrolet cavalier came in with the SES light on and a code P0118 stored for low coolant temperature among other problems. A quick scan found that the coolant temperature was at -40 degrees F. The outside temperature is in the mid 70’s. I found the coolant temperature sensor broken and the harness connector … Continue reading “2000 Chevrolet Cavalier, P0118 Low Coolant Temperature”

2003 Chevrolet Impala, Gauges and A/C Compressor Turn Off After 5-10 Miles of Driving

This 2003 Chevrolet Impala came in with the complaint that the dash gauges and a/c compressor turn off after 5-10 miles of driving. There were dozens of codes stored in multiple modules and I seem to remember a reference to low  voltage. I eventually wound up in “Engine Data 2” to find the data line … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Impala, Gauges and A/C Compressor Turn Off After 5-10 Miles of Driving”

2003 Chevrolet Impala Security Light Flashes and The Engine Will Not Run

This car has an intermittent no start condition with the security light flashing. Checked codes and found code B2960 stored. The code is for a valid but incorrect passkey signal. Now there are several different things that can cause this code but the most common is a failing passkey sensor which is part of the … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Impala Security Light Flashes and The Engine Will Not Run”