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Cranks but won’t start – GM products

Cranks but won’t start Cranks but no start, P0442, P0449, P0455, P0463, C0045, C0050, Service Engine Soon light on, ABS light on, fuel gauge erratic, fuel gauge doesn’t work. Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6, TSB PIC4661 GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIC4661 to address Cranks but no start, no start, P0442, P0449, P0455, P0463, C0045, C0050 conditions. The TSB applies to the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2007 Pontiac G6 These vehicles were manufactured with a wiring harness that is exposed to road debris causing it to be damaged. … Read More

Evaporative Emissions System Primer

How does an evaporative emissions system work? The Evaporative Emissions System is responsible for preventing fuel vapors from polluting our air. If you came to this post because your vehicle won’t fill with gas, skip to the bottom of the post In the old days gas tank caps were vented to the atmosphere. That allowed outside air to enter the tank as you used up the gas inside the tank. On warm days the gas expanded and gas fumes vented backwards through the vented cap to the atmosphere. In other … Read More


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