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2005 Chevrolet Chevy Express G3500, 4.8L
Engine Runs Rough, Repaired Powertrain Control Module Wiring Harness
The customer states the engine runs rough.
Confirmed the customer’s complaint and found the engine ran rough. Used a scan tool to monitor live data, performed a road test and found some of the powertrain control module parameters dropped out intermittently. Disconnected the powertrain control module connectors, visually inspected the connectors and terminals and found no obvious signs of damage. Visually inspected the powertrain control module wiring harness and found the harness was rubbed through at the left front suspension upper control arm.
Repaired the powertrain control module wiring harness and verified the vehicle operated properly. The customer’s concern did not return.
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