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B1000 SRS light on GM vehicles

Fix code B1000 SRS on GM GM has issued a TSB #08-09-004 for B1000 SRS light on GM vehicles to correct the false illumination of the airbag light and a corresponding B1000 trouble code. The TSB applies to 2008 Buick Enclave, 2005-08 Cadillac SRX, 2005-08 Chevrolet Equinox, 2007-08 GMC Acadia, 2006-08 Pontiac Torrent, 2007-08 Saturn OUTLOOK, and 2007-08 Suzuki XL-7. These vehicles come equipped with a Passenger Presence System (PPS) to detect if a passenger is in the vehicle. The system communicates with the ECU and turns the passenger side … Read More

Gas nozzle shuts off before tank is full — Equinox, Saturn

Gas nozzle shuts off before tank is full — Equinox, Saturn GM reports a problem in some 2005 Equinox and 2002-05 Saturn Vue vehicles where the gas nozzle shuts off before tank is full. The issue might also be accompanied by a trouble code P0446, relating to a vent system performance. The problem has been traced to a partially restricted EVAP canister hose. The restriction appears like a ball of cotton and is actually a spider’s nest. GM has issued a new design hose for these applications. The new hose … Read More

Wipers only work one speed – GM

Fix Wipers that only work on one speed – GM If you own one of the following GM vehicles and your Wipers only work one speed – GM, this may be the fix. Owners of 2007 Equinox and Torrents may find that their windshield wipers work on one speed only. You may also find that the wiper controls on the turn signal lever do not work. This is caused by a voltage spike from the wiper motor damaging the Body Control Module. This fix involves replacing BOTH the wiper motor … Read More


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