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1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: UNKNOWNVIN
this is my mothers truck and i have tried evervthing including new fuel the truck just dies. dont have a clue i am a nissan tech Trouble codes: 42 (43 -), 43 (44 -), 44
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1992 Dodge B350 5.9L instrument cluster VIN: 2B5WB35Z6M
this one came in no spedo i check the gear on the trans looks ok with the speed sensor unhooked and disconected seems to be turning so i replace the v.s.s. and still no signal and no spedo. working . i than put a drill on the sensor (it dose have a short cable...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Cooling System Performace VIN: 4M2DV11W3P
Hello all, This Villager came in with a no heat complaint. On my test drive, I noticed I had heat that would temporarily come and go, but for the most part there was always some heat and the guage stayed pretty steady at half way (digital dash). The customer h...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L OBD-II Not Ready VIN: JN1CA21D0T
Hi guys, i got this 1996 nissan maxima, replace rear o2 sensor, Cat,& evap canister, I drove the car over 500 miles & still can get the OBD-II ready , still shows EGR,Cat,Evap Not done. We did the drive trace TSB recommended by Nissan still no Luck, still show...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y5V
[...] The problem is, the computer will not activate the canister vent solinoid. When operating normally The system will purge at 15 mph+ and the canister vent solenoid will activate. It closes the system and it will put the tank in a vacuum and the voltage... Trouble codes: P1147 (evap code)
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DF58N4W
This saab has a no start when cold problem at times. This has been going on for about 6 months. cranks over great but no start. one time it wont start i check the Plugs and they were dry and i could not hear the fuel pump so i hit the bottom of the tank as som...
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1989 BMW 535i 3.4L transmission leak @ converter
Thanks for the help, guys...I was just a little cautious, jumping into a bimmer tranny..piece of cake, the torque converter seal was leaking, bushing worn somewhat, converter nose looked good. replaced bushing, seal & pump gasket & o-rings. Parts guy at the lo...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L water loss VIN: WBAHD6322S
Well I DID A PRESSURE TEST OVER NITE 16 PSI. HAD 14 PSI NEXT MORNING. WE DRILLED A BOLT AND WELDED A FITTING ON IT AND THEN INSTALLED PRESSURE TESTER THROUGH BLEEDER BOLT. ADVISED CUSTOMER i HAVE NO IDEA WHY IT LOOSES WATER. SHOWED HIM MY E MAILS ABOUT HEAD PR...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Fuse #2 VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
Well i guess 'visible lights' was the key. Fuse #2 is the Courtesy lamp circuit & any alldata wiring diagram that I could find did not show a vanity mirror light, but that is what was still on, the plastic cover that pushes the switch in for this is broken off...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L tcc VIN: 1GCGK24U3Y
Sorry about the delay in posting. I wanted to make sure the truck stayed fixed. The fix was to replace the torque conv. Evidently from all the replies, these conv are bad to crack internally. Thanks to all who replied and may everyone have a Merry Christmas an...
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1995 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: KNDJA7236S
As I have not got this truck back in the shop yet I am closing my post. I had six replies but only two that hit a spot I might have overlooked, that is the spark system. I cannot be sure I checked it at the time of no start but it is extremely difficult to che...
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1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L Loud Clicking VIN: JM1BG2246R
Checked the fuel pressure and found it at 115 psi. It's only suppose to be at 35-45 psi. Recommended changing fuel pump and pressure regulator. Customer declined.
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L coolant temp VIN: 1G2NE15M3S
thanks to all we tried to bleed air out and checked the gauge no luck outside temp is getting down there and the car is a 2nd one so im going to wait till we get a warmer day when i can chech out a little more going to order a sender for the gauge like most of...
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