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  • 2002 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes and Blower Speed Problem I had my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu serviced at non-Gm transmission shop which scanned the computer for codes. They found P0741 & P0730 which are TCC clutch related. I had them test drive the car to make sure it was not an intermittent problem which could be repaired other than the recommended re-flash of the PCM their service department suggested. They said the ...
  • How To Install Buick Century Power Steering Pump I have a 2004 Buick Century and I need to see a picture of how the power steering sits. My nephew tore apart the engine. I know how to replace it but the issue is that I don’t know what bolts go where or if the unit is set right. Mechanic JK: What engine size in your Buick? I believe 3100. OK. ...
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  • 1989 Buick regal 3.1 won’t start when engine warms up 1989 Buick regal 3.1 Car runs fine for 10 minutes. If you shut it off it won’t restart but it will turn over. It has spark to all six plugs it has gas pressure of 45psi. Changed ECM and ignition module. If I wait for to cool off it will start again. Idle position sensor ...
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  • 2001 Chevy 1500 Binding Up I have a 2001 Chevy 1500 with 5.3 V-8 and at times it feels like some thing is hold my truck from moving freely almost like some thing is binding up a bit. At times when your going down a small grade and let off the throttle it will decrease in speed, going up a ...