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    what can happen with this is , water can enter...

    what can happen with this is , water can enter the combustion chamber and damage the valves/rods.

    my next diagnostic is to measure the compression of the cylinders.

    replace the spark plugs...
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    so your problem then is most likely the tranny or...

    so your problem then is most likely the tranny or the wires at the tranny connector. when you slightly depress the brake pedal the torque converter lock up drops out , since this then stops this...
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    new cap ??? I think his engine sucked in...

    new cap ???

    I think his engine sucked in water . if he has a cold air type intake this is most likely the problem..

    when the air filter gets loaded with water air has a hard time passing thru.
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    the problem appears to the the torque converter ....

    the problem appears to the the torque converter . could be transmission or possible the brake switch ...
  5. the air compressor uses a lot of current. the...

    the air compressor uses a lot of current. the wiring GM uses is small gauge wire. these power ports or not like the old days where they had larger wire and larger fuses. the air compressor has a...
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    the harsh ride maybe due to the torsion bars...

    the harsh ride maybe due to the torsion bars cranked to the max. what I have done is adjust the torsion bars until the cv joints are straight. this is then the correct height. do this with 1/2 tank...
  7. drive this easy for a few hundred miles and keep...

    drive this easy for a few hundred miles and keep an eye on leaks and oil usage.. good luck .

    the report of your experience will help many when dealing with these GM dealerships.
  8. what about the evap coils they clean ???? also...

    what about the evap coils they clean ????

    also remember proper pressures say the compressor is good.... what are the pressures and the air temp fan on max doors open engine @1200 rpm...

    dirty...
  9. these compressors take 8 OZ of pag oil. the too...

    these compressors take 8 OZ of pag oil. the too much oil which I doubt would cause the cooling to be reduced.

    the compressor operating ,,, clutch engaged and since it was confirmed that the...
  10. any wires/leads/connections hot means you have a...

    any wires/leads/connections hot means you have a bad conduction of electrical power the resistance point is where the connection issue is...

    remove and clean , wire brush and secure ..or if the...
  11. the reports I have been getting are 20 million...

    the reports I have been getting are 20 million vehicles recalled this last 7 months. total cost of the recalls and the lawsuits to total 10 billion dollars. recalls going back to 1997 on ignition...
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    well easy for me to say that this is an easy job...

    well easy for me to say that this is an easy job on a RWD drive shaft... for a person who has not done this or may not have the tools to do this then you should have this done by an experienced...
  13. first thing is when the tension-er is replaced...

    first thing is when the tension-er is replaced the belt is replaced. also all the pulleys should be wiped down with a solvent to remove any oils.

    the function of the low pressure switch is to...
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    the ECT is at the driver side next to the #1...

    the ECT is at the driver side next to the #1 spark plug on the head . -40 deg f means the circuit is open [max resistance]

    normal engine temp should read about 170-230 ohms ... don't remove...
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    even if this was not in a flood the steering...

    even if this was not in a flood the steering wheel controls are a problem in all vehicles..of all manufactures..
  16. Thread: 4WD not engaging

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    I would read the earlier posts then ask your...

    I would read the earlier posts then ask your questions IF any.....
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    these units in our old vehicles were very poorly...

    these units in our old vehicles were very poorly made. I had to replace my window regulators both as well as others with this / and other models years 10 yrs old and older NBS.

    the...
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    the mirror and window switch may need cleaning or...

    the mirror and window switch may need cleaning or replacing. I have had to clean my mirror control when new , had a film on it much like remote control pads....
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    with that mileage I agree the water pump...

    with that mileage I agree the water pump replacing is a good idea. these pumps are very good design not much failure. the gaskets are. my guess is the pump is huge and the bolts too skinny.. needs...
  20. the vehicle will need a transmission . I would...

    the vehicle will need a transmission . I would return it to owner with in 3 days. since you have a bill of sale it should be noted that the vehicle is not as is condition. also any vehicle that is...
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    your looking for answers and now you posting I...

    your looking for answers and now you posting I have DTC codes ...

    think before you start posting if you want some repair direction.
  22. Thread: 4WD not engaging

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    the transfercase encoder connects the front axle...

    the transfercase encoder connects the front axle to the rear. so if no front and rear locking together the encoder is bad or the transfercase is ng..
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    your problem if this is the 5.3L ENGINE my guess...

    your problem if this is the 5.3L ENGINE my guess is the water pump gaskets. these leak down on the tranny cooler lines.

    I would get a torque wrench and re-torque the water pump bolts.. I think its...
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    what about the front diff locking actuator ? that...

    what about the front diff locking actuator ? that does connect to the tranfercasethe front axles.
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    you have the cat converters on this ? also the 3...

    you have the cat converters on this ? also the 3 inch exhaust is ,,, if from engine to outlet a bit too much with no converters. you will get a emission issue with this type low back pressure throws...
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