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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19R4V
This truck belongs to a good friend of mine and he come to me with this problem. The truck has a hesitation or surge only at cruising speed(50-70mph). It idles perfect, does not do it under heavy load or on accel or deccel. Only while cruising at highway speed...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on, won't take fuel
this truck will only take fuel ever so slowly. you must dripple it in to get it to take fuel. mil on for fuel cap and enhanced evap problem. mil off when tank full. i've noticed this posting is common but, i can't view any repairs. please help
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GCEK14V05
I decided to post for a friend and fellow tech because I have no suggestions nor knowledge of this system. My friend has verified the customer complaint of not being able to refuel in the normal fashion and that it takes over .5 of an hour to refuel his truck....
1981 Daihatsu Hi Jet Van 1.0L head gasket VIN: S81V-05476
I am looking for parts for this all Japan van I think it's a 81 by the vin but don't know and where can I find parts and help finding some spects to put it back together. thank you for any and all help Kent
1988 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FAPP9897J
Injector does not fire. Plenty of spark, verified 5V supply to fuel injector. Verified no short to ground on injector wire to ECA. KOEO test with MT2500 scan tool gets no response. Fuel pump runs continuously with key on. ECA buried behind center of dash so ac...
1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT06H5S
This is a first ask for help - so please bear with me. Customer drove it to the shop. Then when we pulled it into the bay it died, and hasnít started since. Cranks normally and has not even the slightest hint of wanting to start. Upon visual inspection eve...
1994 GMC K2500 Suburban 5.7L wipers VIN: 1GKGK26K3R
Hi techs, I'm looking for some help or advice on this truck. The wipers will stop occasionally. The customer said he can get them started again, if he pulls on the wiper arm. The customer also says that he heres a whine noise when they stop. That makes me thi...
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Not charging VIN: JHMCB7663L
i have this 90 accord fuel injection,Nippon Denso alternator,replaced alternator twice,it charges at idle but won't charge with electrical loads on even at high rpm.Voltage goes down to 12.0 v or less.Checked all grounds,voltage drop at positive wire from fuse...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L no aldl communicatio VIN: KMHJW35F6X
any ideas ???
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L 3-4 shift VIN: 1G3WH15M6R
hey guys seem as though my own cars are always problem childs.checking to see if someone has seen this.about 6 months ago this car started not wanting to shift from 1 to 2 sometime you have to go 50 mph to shift 1-2 sometimes harsh shift sometimes sloppy shift...
2001 Saturn L200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU52F21
Customers complaint was low idle and surge. By the time I looked at it had a p0300. only happens at idle. misfire count happens on all cylinders but #2 is worse than others. Count can get as high as 10 on #2 and 5 on other cylinders before resetting to zero. V... Trouble codes: P0300
1995 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JE1GC6351S
the customer was complaing of a stalling and cutting out for about a week she left the car for a day about three days ago. I drove it for about three miles and it didn't stall or cut out. brought it into the shop, checked for codes, none were found. checked fu...
1987 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L cranking spark VIN: WV2YBO259H
Hi fellow techs, Owner brought this one in ststing that the vehicle would sometimes run and then just die. After letting it sit for awhile it would restart and run fine again for awhile and die again. He replaced the fuel filter. I looked at it and determine...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start, POOR RUNNING VIN: 1GCGG35K9S
We really did not fix this rig. We did everything that everyone told us about and tried a few things ourselves. Ran new wires to ECM, re-did the ground wires to the T'stat housing, and tried a lot of other stuff. The van will not start even though the injector...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L rear brakes
it seems to be fixed we replaced with oe shoes and drums, and backd off the brake switch. we wilse or now! Still has noise when driving though just no harsh lockup
1969 Ford Mustang 302CID control valve VIN: 5678435765
sorry for the delay in writing. Many responses mentioned trouble with the control valve. a new (not aftermarket nor rebuilt) control valve was install. disappointingly had no effect on the no assist problem. will try to locate a steering pressure and flow test...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A9M
Thanks for the replies Ken had the answer. I pulled the after market ignition module and replaced it with a OE part, no more codes. Thanks for the help Kevin Trouble codes: 18 (no tach or spout), 31 (egr evp), 88 (electro drive fan).
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L battery VIN: 1FMZU77E42
Hi guys. Thanks everyone for your help. I disconnected the Gem module and the drain went away.
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2FAFP70W83
hello this time i got 21 replies , alots of thanks to all of you ,STEPHEN was right just disconect big connector near to master cylinder clean it with carbclean done .may be ghost was hiding in that. thanks again hope&wish i will try to help you all
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA24G3Y
Thank you very much for help. Have to close the request for help. After clearing DTC with another scan tool supercharger start working. Thank you all. Trouble codes: P1235 (Manufacturer controlled air and fuel), P0410 (Secondary air induction).
2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L light on VIN: 5N1AN08W06
Well it seems that Nissan has a big problem with these tire monitors. Most of the suggestions were to send it to the dealer for resolving the issue. Seeing how I am a Gm tech and am unwilling to invest hundreds for one job, off to the dealer it went. They repl...
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on, low fuel trim VIN: 1G8ZK5274X
Thank you all for your responses. I'm sorry to say this vehicle is not yet fixed. It belongs to a used car dealer, and frankly, they're not in a rush to deal with it. It has been setting on their back lot over three weeks now. Following is an e-mail I sent t... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich running).
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L wipers VIN: 1G8JW52R7Y
told customer the probable cause for her wiper problem is the wiper motor. she said she can live with the problem untill she has enough money to repair . will post fix when repair is made
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