Diagnostic Tips For Direct Injected Engines Hard Start Cold – 2008-2020 Buick Cadillac Chevrolet GMC Saturn

2020 Chevrolet Camaro

NHTSA ID Number: 10178389 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5180C   Summary This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that have hard start, extended crank, or black smoke from the exhaust when starting. Technician will need to perform fuel quality test, spark test, and a compression test. Technician should also install a vacuum gauge prior … Read more

GE-52250 Power Smoke Diagnostic Leak Detector Turbocharger Charge Air And Induction System Tester MIL Reduced Engine Power

2020 Buick Regal

NHTSA ID Number: 10178370 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5684B   Summary This Preliminary information communicates the use of air leak diagnostic test tool CH-52250 in addition to the information found in the service manual.   455 Affected Products Vehicles MAKE MODEL YEAR BUICK CASCADA 2016-2018 BUICK ENCLAVE 2010-2018 BUICK ENCORE 2013-2018 BUICK ENVISION 2016-2018 BUICK LACROSSE 2010-2018 BUICKRead more

Concerns or Questions Regarding Installation of Dealer Installed Accessories – GM

2020 Chevrolet Camaro

NHTSA ID Number: 10201310 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIT3099U   Summary This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician about installing General Motors Accessory parts/kits.  Technicians should refer to Service Information for information regarding most accessories.  Technicians may also contact PARTECH and/or the Techline Customer Support Center for additional support.     1010 Affected Products Vehicles MAKE MODEL YEAR BUICK ALLURERead more

Avoiding Torque Converter Or Crankshaft Damage While Diagnosing Noise Concerns Do Not Separate The Torque Converter From the Flex Plate – 2000-2021 GM

2019 Chevrolet Blazer

NHTSA ID Number: 10193450 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP5640A   Summary This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician to not remove the torque converter bolts and start the engine as this may cause damage to the torque converter of the crankshaft on vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission.     1083 Affected Products Vehicles MAKE MODEL … Read more

SES Light due to a P1174 DTC – Perform Injector Test with AFIT (CH47976) – 2006-2007 Chevrolet Pontiac Saturn

2007 Chevrolet Malibu

NHTSA ID Number: 10161013 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIP4017C Summary This prelimary information informs the dealer of a potential fuel injector concern that could set diagnostic trouble code P1174. The dealer is instructed to test the fuel injectors with the Active Fuel Injector testing tool to determine if the fuel injectors have failed.   8 Affected Products Vehicles … Read more