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Check engine light on, rough engine

Fix for rough engine and check engine light GM service bulletin #12-06-01-001 for Service Engine Soon Light On and Rough Running Engine GM has issued a service bulletin #12-06-01-001 to address a check engine light on (service engine soon light on), a P0300 trouble code and a rough running engine on the vehicles listed below. GM has determined that he rough running engine is caused by cracked or oil fouled spark plugs, usually on cylinders #1 and #7. Vehicles affected 2007-2011 Chevrolet Avalanche, Express, Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe 2007-2011 GMC … Read More

Check engine light on

Check engine light on-What’s wrong? Here’s the deal; cars have been using on-board diagnostics have been around for over 20-years now. When the system detects a faulty reading, it turns on your check engine light or service engine soon light. In addition to the check engine light, the computer also stores a trouble code to inform the mechanic which system set the code, so it gives them a starting point in diagnostics. That’s right, getting the trouble code read is ALWAYS the first step in finding out what wrong. Asking … Read More

Check engine light on, misfire and injector codes

Check engine light on, misfire and injector codes GM has issued a PIP bulletin #PIP4924D to address a check engine light on, misfire codes, injector codes on the following vehicles: 2009 Buick Allure (Canada) 2009-2014 Buick Enclave 2009-2014 Buick Lacrosse 2013-2014 Cadillac ATS 2010-2014 Cadillac CTS 2009-2014 Cadillac SRX 2009-2011 Cadillac STS 2013-2014 Cadillac XTS 2010-2014 Chevrolet Camaro 2010-2014 Chevrolet Equinox 2012-2014 Chevrolet Impala 2009-2014 Chevrolet Traverse 2009-2014 GMC Acadia 2010-2014 GMC Terrain 2009-2010 Saturn Outlook 2009-2010 Saturn Vue with 2.8 LAU, 3.0L LF1, LFW and 3.6L LLT, LFX engines … Read More

check engine light on Part 2

How to diagnose a check engine light Part 2 If you read part one of this check engine light on series, you already know that the first step in finding the cause of a check engine light on is to read the trouble codes. But then what? How do you interpret them and avoid replacing good parts? First, understand that vehicle computers NEVER tell you the root cause of the problem. They only tell you which sensors are providing readings that are outside of expected boundaries. Sure, the sensor could … Read More

Gas gauge stuck or not working – GM vehicles

Gas gauge stuck or not working –GM vehicles FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT READ CORRECTLY, FUEL GAUGE STUCK, CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, DTC P0455, P0461 GM has issued a service bulletin 09-06-04-007A to address a Gas gauge stuck or not working FUEL GAUGE STUCK, CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, trouble codes P0455, P0461 on the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu/Max; 2008 Chevrolet Malibu (Classic; 2008-2009 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2009 Pontiac G6 2007-2009 Saturn AURA GM has determined that the fuel vapor vent line inside the fuel tank may interfere with the travel of … Read More

Check engine light on traction control light on – Pontiac

Fix Check engine light on traction control light on – Pontiac Trouble codes P0404, P0405, and C0561 on 2007 Pontiac Torrent with the 3.4L engine, . check engine light on, Traction Control Light on The two “P” codes; P0404 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Circuit Range/Performance and P0405 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit Low, relate to problems with the exhaust gas recirculation valve (EGR). The powertrain control module (PCM) commands the EGR valve to open or close by a specific amount. A position sensor on the EGR valve reports how much … Read More

Long crank times when hot low coolant light on – GM

Long crank times when hot low coolant light on – GM GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 07-06-02-003 to address an intermittent Check engine light on, P0128, Long crank times when hot low coolant light on for the following vehicles: 2006 Buick Terraza 2006 Chevrolet Impala, Malibu, Malibu Maxx, Monte Carlo, Uplander 2006 Pontiac G6, Montana SV6 2006 Saturn Relay with 3.5L or 3.9L If you own one of these vehicles and find a check engine light with trouble code P0128 set in the computer, here’s the fix. … Read More

Fix code P0171

Fix code P0171 on Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac Pursuit, and Saturn Aura, TSB PIP3310E GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIP3310E to address a check engine light and trouble codes P0171 on the following vehicles: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 2006 Chevrolet HHR 2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2006 Pontiac Pursuit (Canada Only) 2005-2006 Saturn Ion with 2.2L Engine GM has traced one possible source of trouble code P0171 to an unseated oil dipstick or air intake snorkel. When the dipstick is replaced in the tube but not seated fully, or the snorkel … Read More

Fix codes C206 P1125 P2105

Check engine light on C206 P1125 P2105 GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIC3170C to address a check engine light and trouble codes C206 P1125 P2105 on the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu\Maxx 2005-2007 Pontiac G6 2007 Saturn Aura GM has traced the problem to water intrusion on connector C206 located on the left side of the dash. When water gets inside it can set service engine soon SES, SVS, APP and trouble codes P1125 and P2105. If you find water inside the connector, check for a leak at … Read More

Fix code P0354 misfire on cylinder 4 Ford F150

P0354 misfire on cylinder 4 Ford F150 P0354, misfire on cylinder 4, Ford F-150, check engine light on Ford has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 04-21-10 to address problems with a P0354 misfire on cylinder 4 Ford F150. The problem has been linked to 2004 F-150 models and has been traced to the A/C line coming in contact with the wiring to #4 ignition coil. If the harness is coming into contact with the A/C lines, here’s the fix. Disconnect the battery and then reroute the main harness. Remove … Read More

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