General auto repair,electrical issues,driveability issues,anti-lock brakes,SIR systems,HVAC,engine performance,Gm specific. I have worked at my current dealership since the 1990 model year anything much older than that I have limited exposure to. I do not have very much transmission experience so those question you may want to ask of another expert. When you send me a question let me know the exact make/model/engine and year for the car or suv you have it makes it easier to answer the questions that way. If your happy with the answer I gave you please feel free to Donate. This is a free service to you and I am not compensated at all by this web site. I have 22 years of experience to share with you and my knowledge wasn't free to me. I had to pay for my education.
Experience in the area: I have been a technician in GM dealerships for over 22 years and I am a ASE master technician. I work at a Buick and GMC truck store Previously I worked at a Pontiac GMC store for 18 years. I Served a a lead technician when dealership was on a team system. I just recently moved to a Buick,Hummer,Saab Store when my franchise was purchased by this dealership. Organizations: ASE master technician
Education/Credentials:High school diploma,2 year vocational school degree 2 year college degree. Associates degree in applied sciences (auto technology)Awards and Honors: GMC master technician
Master GMC truck technician Master ASE technician in 9 categories
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American cars are built as well and can last a long time if properly maintained per manufactures service intervals.
I believe American cars are harder to repair then most foreign cars. They seem to get a bit to "cute" while trying to cut corners in their designs.
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Hey Jay. a few thoughts #1 it's an American car with 1/4 of a million miles on it It's NOT GOING TO RUN LIKE NEW! that being said what ever it is doing it's not doing it long enough for the engine computer
Hi eric. something broke in the transmission. the speed sensor if on the tail shaft of the trnamission it's possible that when it broke it either broke off the tone ring n the tranmssion or the speed sensor
Hi heather. is this a V76 engine or 4 cylinder? makes a difference I'm thinking you have a V6 engine and the noise you hear is from the power steering pump due to low on fluid. low on fluid due to a leak
Hi Dennis. The cooling fans work when you put power and ground to them but do not run in the cra correct? The BCM does not control the cooling fans the ECM/PCM does engine control module/powertrain
it is flip the underhood fuse box cover up side down and it has a road map of the fuses. it will be labels ac a/cbfm or a/c BCM something like that each year is different. the relay for the a/c will be