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Engine ticking noise

Fix engine ticking noise Cobalt, Malibu, Colorado, Envoy, Hummer, Ion, Saab GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIP3972A to address a ticking sound on the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2007 Pontiac G6 2007 Saturn Aura equipped with a 3.5 LX9 The ticking sound is heard inside the vehicle and appears to come from the right side of the dash at idle speeds or stops. The noise sounds like a lifter click or solenoid click. It is neither. GM says the noise is instead coming from the right … Read More

P1516 P2135 P2138

Fix codes P1516 P2135 P2138 GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 07-06-04-003 to address a problem with a reduced power and REPEATING trouble codes P1516 P2135 P2138 on the following vehicles: 2005-2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, Cobalt SS, Malibu 2006 Chevrolet Colorado, TrailBlazer 2006 GMC Canyon, Envoy 2006 HUMMER H3 2005-2006 Saturn ION, ION Red Line 2006 Saab 9-7X The codes P1516 Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance, P2135 Throttle Position (TP) Sensor 1-2 Correlation, P2138 Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) Sensor 1-2 Correlation, may NOT require replacement. … Read More


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