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    Not sure on the problem but I can tell you why...

    Not sure on the problem but I can tell you why the engine sounded different. Once the cyclinders where flooded with gas, the oil in the cylinders was washed out and caused low compresion. When...
  2. Could be an exhust leak at the manifold, they...

    Could be an exhust leak at the manifold, they sometimes go away when the metals heat up and expand a little.
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    I only get 13 on the hwy, 12 city though mine is...

    I only get 13 on the hwy, 12 city though mine is a 2500
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    It don't have a fuel pump relay. It has a fuel...

    It don't have a fuel pump relay. It has a fuel pump control module. You don't want link into that thing for sure. Not sure where you would hook it up. Like that jimmie dude said...something ignition...
  5. Thread: Towing/Hauling

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    Myself new to the towing can understand your...

    Myself new to the towing can understand your explorer run-in. People have no idea what its like towing. I tow a 30' tt figure 8000lbs, over 50' including the Suburban, you would think people would be...
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    yeah, your best move would be getting a weight...

    yeah, your best move would be getting a weight distribution hitch w/ sway control. Even with that you may still feel a little pull/push when semi's go by. If hauling alot of weight, definitly go with...
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    its the 4l80e

    its the 4l80e
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    Good, glad to hear it. When I bought my burb it...

    Good, glad to hear it. When I bought my burb it was doing the whole harsh shift thing after hwy driving, course did not notice till after i bought it. I drove that way for 20k miles, thinking I was...
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    Do you smoke?

    Do you smoke?
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    probably a bad wheelspeed sensor, need to check...

    probably a bad wheelspeed sensor, need to check codes in the abs module to see whats setting the light.

    There where 3 recalls relating to abs on your model year truck, if you call your dealer,...
  11. uhm, yeah, when its slow at work, I read these...

    uhm, yeah, when its slow at work, I read these and then search the gm service database for bulletons and info. I don't know the answers but I know where to look for them;)
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    Me too, a1 thru a8. I took them all and figured...

    Me too, a1 thru a8. I took them all and figured any i failed i could take a class or something and retake in the fall. To pass you only need a 65% or better, which is surprising. My wife is a RN and...
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    Thanks guys I work for a Saturn dealer. GM is...

    Thanks guys

    I work for a Saturn dealer. GM is requiring ASE certification for us now for "09". Ironicly, GM is done with Saturn, but signed up for the test in March and figure if Saturn totaly...
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    Passed me ASE's

    ...not that you guys care but it is a milestone for me:rules:
  15. first check your 4wd fuse in the left fuse box, I...

    first check your 4wd fuse in the left fuse box, I think located on the left side of the dash behind the close out panel. If blown replace and see what happens, could be a short.

    Otherwise hard to...
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    You almost certainly have a pinched wire...

    You almost certainly have a pinched wire somewhere, I figure in the trans area. ecm-b fuse is powered all the time, so should have 12ish voltz on one side and ground on the other with the fuse out....
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    Below is the document the dealer found, I would...

    Below is the document the dealer found, I would find another 09 burb 2500 and see how the idle feels on it. It very well could be a charatoristic of the vehicle or it verywell could be something...
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    hard to blame obama/gov for bailing out gm, they...

    hard to blame obama/gov for bailing out gm, they are just trying to band-aid the economy. Should gm totally fold it would likely plunge us into a full depression...rapidly. May be inevitable at this...
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    375k...I think the obvious problem is its not...

    375k...I think the obvious problem is its not driven enough. 375 holy frig!

    I really don't know but check like the pitman arm and related linkage for play. course with those miles the steering...
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    I work for a Saturn dealer, I guess Roger Penski...

    I work for a Saturn dealer, I guess Roger Penski is going to purchase Saturn. word is gm is going to make Saturn cars for 2010 and the 2011 MY will be by a different manufacturer all together.

    I...
  21. Thread: "Service 4WD"

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    check the atc fuse in the uhfb, could be open. ...

    check the atc fuse in the uhfb, could be open.

    I had a intermitten "service 4wd" in my 01 burb, I can't remember what dtc it was setting for the life of me but after checking the hi-lo motor and...
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    Your totally right, they had contracts for the...

    Your totally right, they had contracts for the franchises but when GM and Chrysler filed for bankruptcy that made it possible to break those contracts. Yeah I don't get the closing of the dealers...
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    I change mine every 3k. So I know theres good oil...

    I change mine every 3k. So I know theres good oil in there all the time. The oil life monitering system that GM uses COULD put you changing your oil at 10k miles and thats crazy. I believe that they...
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    yeah, I think you guys are right. Though i think...

    yeah, I think you guys are right. Though i think 10mpgs would be great thats 40% increase but unlikely the s-charger would do it if any. I have 4 kids and I think a pick up would be to tight going 3...
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    supercharger for towing???

    In hopes that you guys in the know may have some advice...

    I am towing a 8000# camper and am new to it, on our first trip the fuel milage was ...ehh...bad. Around 6 mpg. That kind of fuel cost is...
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