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Check fuse #34. There should be a position shown...

Check fuse #34. There should be a position shown on the under hood label.
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Also check and clean the ground cable connections.

Also check and clean the ground cable connections.
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A few years back prior to stainless pipes or...

A few years back prior to stainless pipes or chrome tips some manufacturers installed flat black painted tail pipes so they would look better in the showroom. Toyota did this with their Corollas...
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The so called 'build sheet' is just a document...

The so called 'build sheet' is just a document that is printed as the vehicle rolls off the line prior to going to a marshaling yard at the plant for staging prior to shipping. It is more or less a...
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Thanks, Vic. If this is the case then I nailed...

Thanks, Vic. If this is the case then I nailed it. At this point I am guessing it was a dirty MAF sensor as the primary reason for the code as the car ran well with the light on the same as it...
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It has now been over 2 weeks since I cleared the...

It has now been over 2 weeks since I cleared the lean code, and cleaned the MAF, replaced the fuel filter, air filter, changed out a vaccum line, and put Seafoam in the tank. Prior to this I had...
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As was mentioned it could be a few things but I...

As was mentioned it could be a few things but I would start by pouring some Seafoam into the tank to aid in cleaning the injectors, and have the OBD2 read for fault codes. A clogged EGR is a known...
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If there is any possible issue around the...

If there is any possible issue around the ignition switch I am pretty sure that a complaint these days would get strong attention from either a dealer or a zone rep. GM is eating humble pie around...
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Vic, I noticed that price difference also. I did...

Vic, I noticed that price difference also. I did some more checking and the lowest I found for a pair was at 1A Auto around $250. I would have thought the newer ones would cost more than for a 10...
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Thanks ukrbyk, and also to you Vic. The lamp...

Thanks ukrbyk, and also to you Vic. The lamp assemblies are a lot cheaper than I was expecting. It does makes sense to just replace them rather than to try drilling the bottoms and having more...
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Headlamp moisture ib '05 Equinox

Like I suspect with all older Chevy Equinox SUV's the seals between the lens and housing are leaking causing the inside back of the lens to constantly have condensation. This problem I am guessing...
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As marksr says it doesn't take much on some...

As marksr says it doesn't take much on some vehicles with TPM systems to throw on the light. Even minor variation of 2 PSI between tires can cause it on some vehicles. Did you check the pressures...
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Update

Just to update, I put a pint of Seafoam in the tank, replaced a couple of vaccum hoses that were deteriorated from age, and replaced the fuel filter. I checked the pump fuel pressure and it is where...
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To ask an obvious question: Was the vehicle ever...

To ask an obvious question: Was the vehicle ever hit or messed up with a serious off road surface impact, before you bought it? Just wanted to confirm that there could be nothing related to poor...
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I have used one product that was made just for...

I have used one product that was made just for the purpose of darkening black plastic and it worked well. Not only well but was more or less a permanent solution. I had this problem when I lived in...
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Thanks Tow_Guy. I checked out the link you sent...

Thanks Tow_Guy. I checked out the link you sent and it did have alot of good information. Fuel pressure was the last thing I would have thought only because the engine starts and runs and idles so...
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2000 Saab 93 P0171 lean code

I haven't posted for quite a while but I am looking for some confirmation or other ideas to get rid of the fault code on my wife's car. the Saab only has 50,000 original miles on it. Kind of a...
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The best and safest answer is to suggest that you...

The best and safest answer is to suggest that you change the oil now for the reasons already mentioned. That said, how long has the oil been in your car and how many miles have you driven. Do you...
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Rotors need to be resurfaced if within spec and...

Rotors need to be resurfaced if within spec and pads replaced. Clean up the calipers and lubricate the sliders also. Not only can the issue be warpage, but also buildup of material that becomes...
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Not sure if the check engine light is on but you...

Not sure if the check engine light is on but you need to have your computer scanned for diagnostic fault codes as a first step. It sounds like more of an electrical problem. The GM security systems...
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Have you eliminated the battery as the cause? Do...

Have you eliminated the battery as the cause? Do the headlights turn bright when you turn them on? How about the horn. Does it sound normal? Have you tried jumping the battery with another...
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For $500 if all you are getting is pads and...

For $500 if all you are getting is pads and rotors that does sound excessive. Were they changing the calipers also for that price? I had factory Delphi pads installed and my rotors turned at a Chev...
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As Gunguy says you will need to either have your...

As Gunguy says you will need to either have your rotors resurfaced, or replaced if they are worn too thin, along with your front pads. Many vehicles develop this problem over time, often long before...
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Assuming that the plugs are good, and the...

Assuming that the plugs are good, and the distributor cap and wires are as well and that the timing is set right, probably around 10 degrees it sounds to me like a carb problem. Possibly a sticking...
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It sounds as Wrench said you probably really need...

It sounds as Wrench said you probably really need a top up of freon, but make sure the condensor fins are not plugged at all with dirt and bugs etc. I would eliminate the fan possibility, check for...
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