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1988 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCHG31K0J
Hello All techs. I need advise for figure it out this chevy van, the van was towed in to shop, customer claim the engine having leak coolant pass few days haven't got time to fix, stall out after the engine reach to temp. and in gear, I replace the coolant tem...
1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GH54RXP
This vehicle drives fine for about 3 miles. Then it dies when you come to a stop at a stop sign or signal. It is very consistant and always dies after the same amount of time and always at a stop, at idle, after driving normally for about three miles, (Note: I...
1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X6N
Hello fellow Techs, I have this truck that was towed in, so far no spark at plug wires, crank sensor produces AC volts upon cranking. The 4 wires at coil pack module all have 12 volts k/on, then 10 volts while cranking. I don't have access to a wiring diagram....
1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP40413
ok, this one is making me scratch my head. Intermitenly the truck will run rough, doesnt matter if its hot or cold, but it has a definte misfire. Power balance test does not reveal any one clyinder, and does not seem to have a vacuum leak. It doesnt smoke, and...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L radiator VIN: 1FTCR14X1R
Hello guys I just thought I would ask for a little advice. I am not an engine service tech I work on the electrical side of engines. This is my son's ranger (college student). This has been a great little truck until now. We were checking his fluid levels when...
1985 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: JHMBB5233F
I'm not sure where to start. my Alldata doesn't show much info on "85" model prelude (7-85). I think the ECU might be in rear panel behind drivers door pilar. The pgm/fi light is on. There is voltage to coolant sensor when running warm about.6v . My question i...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Attention TOYOTA TECHS Please help! Vehicle has no driveability problems,other than a mil light coming on after a few days. Vehicle came in and found evap vacuum switching valve stuck open due to charcoal debris in valve. Cleaned out hoses and replaced valve o... Trouble codes: P0441 (Incorrect purge flow)

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1988 Dodge Omni America 2.2L Stall VIN: 1B3BZ18O9J
thanks to all who responded .the vehicle is fixed.frank from pennsylvania,terry from illinois and john from new jersey had it right when they said replace the injector.now the quistion is why does the computer shut down unless the alternater is disabled.the in...
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L timing chain VIN: JNKNGO1C3L
I would like to first thank my fellow IATN members for offering advice on this bag of tricks. Tom mentioned that the crank & rod bearings can be rolled in without removing the timing chain & its possible that the cylinders are washed from gas flooding, causing...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J3GZ48Y7S
Well a new computer fixed it as we were thinking, as all the circuits to and from the computer checked good.Thanks to Donald from Maryland, [...] from Newyork and James from Missouri who were right on the money. thanks again. Mike.
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH52M35
I am happyy to say that most of you were correct, the problem was a partially plugged port at the throttle body and not at the E.G.R. valve. This is the second time this has happened to me and I should have known better. Thanks for all the help, BOB Trouble codes: 77 (EGR solenoid problem 3).
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