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The A/C symptoms you describe sound like a low...

The A/C symptoms you describe sound like a low charge situation,as a mechanic I can tell you its a real easy mistake to make after a compressor R&R also if it failed they should have done a flush on...
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On 45RFE the trans speed sensors are located on...

On 45RFE the trans speed sensors are located on the left(driver side) of the trans one is forward (speed input) just behind the bell housing the other is toward the rear(speed output) just before the...
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There are two on that one one is for the speedo...

There are two on that one one is for the speedo and CC the other is for the ECM. They are located @ the back of the trans where the rear d/line is one easy to get to the other a royal pain. If it was...
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The few Beavers I've worked on have had a "side...

The few Beavers I've worked on have had a "side draft" radiator with a hyd motor running the fan behind it powered by the P/S pump.I have seen the fan hub cracked/broken so the fan does not operate...
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Ya my bust did look up the procedure for the 2.0...

Ya my bust did look up the procedure for the 2.0 AEG though.I am fortunate enough to have a few "back roads" around the shop to run customers cars in with out worry's from the local five o LOL.
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It could be not enough time in the drive cycle...

It could be not enough time in the drive cycle but since you have no way of a live emission readiness verification this may help.Since you have disconnected the battery and cleared all memory in the...
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Without long term fuel trim info a tough one to...

Without long term fuel trim info a tough one to diag over the net.The codes you are getting can be caused by one of four things.
Small misfire on bank one that doesn't cross the ECU's threshold for...
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Third agreement need the actual codes.If they...

Third agreement need the actual codes.If they seem to think manifolds betting they were something to the effect of bank1&2 lean codes this can be caused by a number of things from simple to actual...
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Your on the right track if the switch isn't bad...

Your on the right track if the switch isn't bad your looking at w weak motor unless you have auto windows on that then there may be a relay involved as well my GM servers down right now so couldn't...
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Sent you a PM with my email get back to me that...

Sent you a PM with my email get back to me that way for a pic of the location.
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RH side of the motor just under the idler pulley...

RH side of the motor just under the idler pulley next to the balancer 2 8mm bolts hold it there.
(Facing the crank side of the motor will actually be to your left sorry my brain thinks like you were...
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If you hadn't posted this one Chandler I'd have...

If you hadn't posted this one Chandler I'd have said that's impossible! Did you buy a lotto ticket? The odds are better at winning the jackpot than that happening.As to the module it's an easy...
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There is a TSB on the intermediate shaft on...

There is a TSB on the intermediate shaft on those. I However agree need more info on the click noise to really help.IE: While moving,just sitting,cornering (hard or soft) Ect. Ect. .Those also had...
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It's a real pain but here you go REMOVAL...

It's a real pain but here you go


REMOVAL

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Remove and relocate the upper radiator crossmember.
3. Remove the radiator fan module.
4....
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Don't know for sure where in NY you are.But book...

Don't know for sure where in NY you are.But book time on replacing both the parts is 1.9 hrs not including recovery and recharge.Personal opinion yep pretty steep on the 1300.I've got a retail price...
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A little vague but how did you check the fuel...

A little vague but how did you check the fuel pump? Just because it "buzzes" does not mean there is enough pressure or volume.Which brings me to the next possibility the fuel pressure ...
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I'll go on record that I do not recommend...

I'll go on record that I do not recommend wrecking yard parts where emission controls are involved(IAC valves,cats,ect)Recommend you get a new IAC on those it works by opening up to allow air in for...
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The master could be getting weak. Quick test on...

The master could be getting weak. Quick test on the master is use brake line clamps to pinch all rubber lines off and see if the pedal moves at all if it does you have a bum master.It should be rock...
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Yep Mike is correct the two are related. Do you...

Yep Mike is correct the two are related. Do you know which code is top of the list the 14 or 17? If the 14 and your sensor is good the exh cam timing is hyd activated,and if the control sol is...
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In my area a new cat installed is about 150 to...

In my area a new cat installed is about 150 to 275 depending on the difficulty in getting to it. You should be Ok replacing it and keeping the rig unless you have other issues with it.
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* When removing the radiator or A/C condenser for...

* When removing the radiator or A/C condenser for any reason, note the location of all radiator-to-body and radiator-to-A/C condenser rubber air seals. These are used at the top, bottom and sides of...
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The most common cause of that code is...

The most common cause of that code is intermittent or poor connection at the front O2 sensor that code is for the heater in that sensor.However with the high HC count I feel you might have a bum cat...
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I have actually had success using Mr Clean magic...

I have actually had success using Mr Clean magic erasers a lot cheaper than those kits.
Good Luck
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Depending on year make and model of car/truck you...

Depending on year make and model of car/truck you could have a external voltage regulator that will cause all the above you mentioned and the alt. wasn't the problem at all. If an internal voltage...
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Unc's Totally correct depending on make and model...

Unc's Totally correct depending on make and model the TPMS sensor's are either attached to the stem or are on a band 180 deg from the stem if the light was on all the time either A the tire press was...
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