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new Chevy Suburban owner. Like to do things myself and need info

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by mechanix71, Jun 22, 2011.

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  1. mechanix71

    mechanix71 New Member

    Im a maintenance mechanic and like to work on things myself. After losing everything in my divorce and recent illness I stumbled upon a 1999 Suburban at a price I could not resist. This is the first vehicle Ive owned in three years. That makes it my third child. lol Theres A few little things Id like to fix and need advice.
    More about me; I love playing guitar and camping with my children. I like imported beer and domestic vehicles lol!
    my problem:
    The power locks try to move on the first attempt but seem to lack the power. Upon other attempts, they dont move at all. Theres a black module under dash that clicks when trying to activate locks. Im guess the black module is a control relay. So Im thinking this black module has bad contacts or one of the lock solenoids is pulling the power down on the circuit. Any help for a poor single dad who brings home less half his pay thanks to a biased court system who refused to recognize a responsable man can raise children too, would be greatly appreciated. Lol Yeah Im still a little bitter but Im getting used to being broke.
  2. stephan

    stephan New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Welcome to the club Mech. X2 on our moronic court system. Sorry I can't help you with the locks but somebody will be along who can.
  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Welcome to the club. X3 on the court system.
  4. Caddiac

    Caddiac New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Welcome aboard! X4 on the courts. I will send you a PM with my e-mail addy. Send an e-mail to that address and I will send you the diagnostic checks for the door lock system.
  5. murdog94

    murdog94 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Welcome aboard!
  6. Bigbomber

    Bigbomber New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Welcome!....
  7. Mile High Assassin

    Mile High Assassin New Member

    Anyway I can get this procedure to check the locks? milehighassassin at gmail

    My 1999 suburban just stopped working, like the buttons do nothing. I don't have the remotes, prior owner lost them.

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