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It's CSI time... If you know the bulb's...

It's CSI time...

If you know the bulb's good, the next step is to confirm if there's power getting to the connector, or tracing it backwards which can sometimes be a pain if you don't have a...
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It also sounds like your front speakers are...

It also sounds like your front speakers are powered directly from the head unit, and the rears are pumped thru the amp - that's why your changer/tuner still work thru the fronts. But your amp might...
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I think Michael and I have the same father in...

I think Michael and I have the same father in law..... I just heard the same thing from mine last night...he's in his 70's too.......funny!
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Probably the same as a 1994 -- if I recall...

Probably the same as a 1994 -- if I recall correctly, from 2wd to 4wd hi -- while the truck is in gear and moving forward (and let's do this at a reasonable speed, ie under 40mph/60kmh), let off the...
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Just closing this one off..... I pulled both...

Just closing this one off..... I pulled both batteries and had them load tested --- both failed! Tested at 770 CCA and also with a lower load test at 340 CCA. Both failed twice.

After talking to a...
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Good advice, guys -thanks. The juice-draining...

Good advice, guys -thanks. The juice-draining movie watching was 3 weeks ago in Toronto - and a voltmeter showed them at a little over 10 volts - not drained flat, just not enough to crank the...
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I checked with a couple guys that have similar...

I checked with a couple guys that have similar trucks - they're actually seeing the same thing - start truck, voltmeter hovers around 12V, after 30 seconds or so - up goes the voltage to 14+V.

I'm...
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Delayed Charging?

Looking to find out what could cause an alternator to delay charging after starting up - flakey regulator??

For the past few days when I start my 2003 Silverado Duramax it will run without...
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02 Malibu misfires - high voltage modules?

My daughter has a 2002 Malibu with about 85k on it - V6 - runs like it's on 5 cylinders. Replaced all the original plugs and plug wires but this did not help. #2 plug had a lot of deposits on it and...
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Good story - I guess that could apply to...

Good story - I guess that could apply to adjusting headlights too...
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You have voltage to the switch, but do you have...

You have voltage to the switch, but do you have juice on the output side towards the blower? And do the resistance measurements ohms) vary for each setting?
There's a blower motor resistor block...
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There's gotta be a leak if you have to keep...

There's gotta be a leak if you have to keep adding fluid. Try putting a clean piece of cardboard under that whole front side of the car to be sure. And have a good look all round the pump, the hoses...
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No - it's in correctly - when the adjust bar...

No - it's in correctly - when the adjust bar comes down it turns the adjustment wheel so the unit spreads - if they are reversed the bar won''t touch the adjustment wheel when it moves down. There's...
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You may find that some brands of pads are better...

You may find that some brands of pads are better than others when it comes to squealing. You can also look for an anti-squeal product that is applied sparingly on the backside of the pads where the...
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Actually, I've done both - checked the brake cyl...

Actually, I've done both - checked the brake cyl to make sure the shoes release OK, and also adjusted them out til they just start to drag, then back off a bit - a few days later they were real...
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Yep - shoes are on correctly and seated on the...

Yep - shoes are on correctly and seated on the anchor pin - so that's not the culprit.

Now I'll go search the older threads for the other info.....
Thanks so far guys...

---> Found the other...
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Question Can self-adjusters overtighten brakes?

I replaced the rear brake shoes on my 94 Suburban & after a few days of driving I could smell them - the drums were cooking and the shoes were so tight I could barely remove the drums to check things...
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Just to close on this - I was able to locate the...

Just to close on this - I was able to locate the original installer and have him stop by, replace his installer code with one of my own, and I've now re-entered the mastercode myself.

Thanks for...
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Thanks - will try this out when I get home...

Thanks - will try this out when I get home tonight, and, with any luck, I will have tracked down the original installer by then too - may have the original installer code in hand!
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Question Can Mastercode change by itself?

Hi. I'm new to this forum but have spend many hours scanning the posts with no luck, so here's the query:

I've had a DSC 1555MX system since 2002. I changed the Mastercode 2 years ago from the one...
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