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How do you install a transmission module on a 2008 Pontiac G5

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You take it to the dealer , because it needs to be programed !
Transmission Control Module Programming and Setup
The transmission control module (TCM) must be programmed with the proper software/calibrations. Ensure that the following conditions exist in order to prepare for TCM programming
The battery is fully charged.


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The ignition switch is in the RUN position.


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The Techline equipment cable connection at the data link connector (DLC) is secure.

Program the TCM using the latest software matching the vehicle. Refer to up-to-date Techline equipment user instructions. If the TCM fails to program, proceed as follows:
3.1.
Ensure that the TCM connection is OK.


3.2.
Inspect the Techline equipment for the latest software version.


3.3.
Attempt to program the TCM. If the TCM still cannot be programmed properly, replace the TCM

Posted on Jul 10, 2015

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SOURCE: How often is it required to change the FUEL filter

To be completely honest, no one can give you that answer accurately.

It is recommended every 2-3 years, but the requirement can be different depending on your annual mileage and real-world uses.
For example;
Using cheap gasoline means saving a few cents on a fill-up, but will subject your engine (and it's filters) to more debris and slow damage...

If you allow your tank to go to empty before re-filling, you're pushing debris through the lines (everyone has some in their tank, most have more than they would imagine)...this clogs the filters much faster.

Your local station's storage tanks come into play as well...An older station could have a great deal of sediment in their underground tanks, and when they get low, and you buy on those days, you get your share of rust and sludge (and you're paying a premium for it...Fun stuff, huh?).

Here's my recommendation, and the "tricks" that I use to get the recommended schedules from my engine parts;

1: Only buy a quality name-brand fuel (Shell makes a great gas in all grades, and have an excellent quality standard for both the storage/distribution stations as well as the tanker trucks ( another weak link in the delivery chain ), All of which play another important role in getting clean fuel to your tank.

* An extra dime on a fill-up is nothing compared to having a $40 fuel filter replaced every year...and the eventual more serious repairs (injectors, rings, valves, etc.)

2: Never buy from an old station unless you know for a fact that they have replaced their storage tanks within the last 5 years.

3: Fill-up before a rain storm, never the day after (or the next day after that at a slower station).

4: When you see a fuel delivery truck in the lot, pass to the next station.
> This means 2 things; The tanks are low, and the new fuel isn't worth buying for an hour.

No system is perfect, and every storage tank has some sediment on the bottom...This is rarely an issue, except when the new delivery stirs that sediment while pumping the new fuel in...You don't want to be buying that soup for your engine, especially at today's prices.

5: Never let the tank go to E and once a month throw in a bottle of fuel system cleaner.

(Personal note: I prefer Mystery Oil...A bottle costs the same as a bottle of STP, but you only use 2 ounces of Marvel at a time so the bottle lasts for 4 months, while STP and the others are a one-shot deal.)

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SOURCE: how to change a front

If you can't see or reach this burnt out light from under the open hood, and there are no screws through the lens to take out. You will have to get on your back under front of car and reach up and turn out(about 1/2 turn) the bulb socket from the light assembly. After you replace the defective bulb it goes back in the same way it came out. Good luck, best regards.

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SOURCE: my 2008 pontiac g5 has trouble code PO128. I

On nearly any common engine, you can follow the upper radiator hose toward the engine and find the thermostat. I is often under a dome-shaped housing attached to that hose and bolted to the engine block, often with 2, at the most, 3 bolts. When replacing the thermostat, ensure you get the correct replacement gasket and thoroughly clean the surfaces of the removable housing and the mating surface and use a thin film of silicone sealant or adhesive on both sides of the gasket and do not over-torque the mounting bolts when reassembling. Not moderating the force you use can result in twisting off a bolt which then presents another problem again. Unfortunately some cars may use a thermostat with a permanent element embedded that cannot be replaced without disposing of the entire multi-port housing that contains the thermostatic element; these are much more expensive to replace and no better than the simpler type.
If you are unsure, call several repair shops for quotes before turning your car over for this fairly simple job and you might check any business' reputation with your area BBB.

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