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    First I've heard of that. Still have tons of DOT 3 at my shop. Every parts store near me has hundreds of bottles of dot 3 sitting on the...
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    I have a "go box" in every vehicle. The go box in the Suburban(The Hulk) has wheel chocks, a small hydraulic floor jack, a bottle jack...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Removing heads on Ultra.
    I've done complete race rebuilds of these engines, as well as in car head gaskets. My engine build log has about 600 photos of the...
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    Old green and dexcool will actually slowly chemically react and turn into a sludgy gel. The main problem with dexcool is that GM...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Volt light reset?.
    The volt light could indicate the bad battery. Reason being it is not just a dummy light on the newer models. The computer could be...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Interior window moisture.
    Seems like you hit all the major ones. The only further things I can think of are:Check the vents in the trunk to make sure they open...
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    Wire chafing in the trunk lid or by the front lights can short to ground. I have also seen minor collision damage cause it. My guess...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Oil pressure problems.
    It could be heat related. As the oil heats up the pressure sensor starts getting flaky. As they are cheap and easy to replace yourself...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Window tint?.
    Certain states can impound your vehicle if they give you 2 or more tint tickets and you don't fix it. Some states don't. Utah can revoke...
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    The monroe all in one struts sit about 1.5 to 2 inches high for about 1 to 2 months and around 1000 miles before settling to level. The...
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    There are 3 fuse boxes on the PAU. The first under the hood is easy peasy. The second under the back seat is a little harder to find...
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    Jeez O Pete. everything you have written about that shop would make me run as fast and as far away as I could. Fuel delivery issue is a...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Traction control.
    Scan tools are always worth it. Buy the best one you can afford. The better it is, the more functions you get, such as ABS and airbag...
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    Definitely gasket leaks if you are smoking. Oil will breakdown over time and become "runnier" if you will, lowering it's viscosity due...
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    Drakito replied to the thread Traction control.
    Luckily on the 2003 PAU you have, the traction control codes get stored and can be retrieved with a scan tool. They will NOT set a check...
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