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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L heater blower motor VIN: WBAFB33351
I woul like some help out there i have this problem with the blower motor when you try to incresa the speed nothing happens, i hooked up the scanner and was reading the voltage increase and decrease while pushing the button.but no speed increase, but also once...
1997 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1L ABS module VIN: 1G4NJ52T6V
Customer's original complaint of popping noise and ABS light on. Found codes for right front speed sensor shorted to power. Replaced speed sensor and repaired wiring to right front speed sensor. Also replaced left front speed sensor. Replaced ABS unit with use...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W9W
hey guys this one is killing me, when cold runs great, but as soon as it gets warm when you power brake it, it cuts out and loses power some times dies but it idles fine and it is only under exstream loads. tps scoped good no drops or glitches, fuel pump looks...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Radiator fans VIN: 2B4GP4435V
This vehicle came in for a no cool condition. Pressure test showed 70 lbs static chg. Temp in the shop was about 98 degrees so the syst was fairly low. I first added about 8 ocs r134 to stsrt the compressor. The syst started to cool a little but the low pressu...
1966 Ford Mustang 200CID Master VIN: 6T07T16541
I am trying to repair the brakes, and it needs a master cylinder. One of the things I need to know before they can locate one is when the car was manufactured. I understand there are 2 choises. Can anyone tell me if that info is inscribed on the car anywhere. ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF1723V
Good morning to all.I have this f150 we picked up @auction last week. Check engine light was on p0401 and engine stumbled on light accel (also in park and 1700-2200 rpm).replaced dpfe sensor due to sticking.removed egr valve and egr plate.intake etc. not pluge... Trouble codes: P0401
1987 Honda Accord 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: IHGCA5637H
the car starts and idles fine ,but after warmed up and you turn on the AC ,when you turn it off the idle drops and stalls.looked for vaccum leak,float ok ,mixture screw adjusted,20in vaccum and timing ok also fuel filter changed anyone familiar with honda carb...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L power steering VIN: JM1BK32374
having problems with power steering pump. i replace it with a new one and din't work so i call the dealer they send me another one but still same problem the power steering dosen't kick in. i check all the wiring and all seems to be okay.

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1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L radiator fan VIN: 1G1FP23E6N
Well, it now does what I want it to! I install a NAPA switch, part #FS113 that does turn on the fan at a lower temperature. The switch is rated between 204F and 220F and thats much loser then the factory part. I found out that a GM/ACDelco part number #15-4315...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Cuts out
Thanks to all for the advice on this car! I have not been able to get customer back in the shop as of yet but I am sure with all the super advice I have gotten I will beable to fix the customers concern. Thanks again!!!
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
thanx to all who replied. starting all over, discovered this blazer had two bad knock sensors. both new NAPA parts. they USED to be good and had good stuff. last couple of years i have bought when possible OEM parts from the dealer.
1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L a/c
The gray wire that goes to the a/c pressure switch had gotten against the a/c pulley and rubbed it into. Thank for all your help, once again you guys come through. Thanks again.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF132Z4
Customer opted not to proceed any further. He was informed that the heads sould need to be pulled. Thanks for the info. Eric Trouble codes: 307 (misfire 7), 302 (misfire 2).
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L long crank VIN: 1B4GP44G3Y
Well we fixed the long crank problem. Had a leaking fuel injector. Was flooding out the longer it sat. Fuel pressure gauge still vibrates, but car runs great. Tried 2 different pressure gauges and had same pressure redings on both. Since we fixed the problem t...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L gov psi VIN: 1B7HF16Y11
Thanks everyone! I pulled the pan cleaned valve body, repaced filter, replaced solenoid, pressure sensor,and flushed the system. All fixed.
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31301
thank you for all the replies we put a fuel pump in and it fixed it we also put in the fuel pump driver module under the rear seat because it was still sending a code to the pcm that it lost communication with the module after install the code went away thanks... Trouble codes: 1233 (fuel pump driver lost communication).
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L drivetrain VIN: 1GHDT13W1Y
Greetings, i'm closing this request as this problem is very intermittant and customer will live with it till it becomes more prevalant.We did disable awd system by removing fuse and are awaiting input from customer.If I find the problem will add a note later o...
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L compressor VIN: YV1KS9504R
Thanks to all who gave their input. You guys are great. You all were right to this particular issue. Sure enough the low pressure switch had bad contact. Since I had replaced it last year with oem part, all I did was twisted the pins and connected the connecto...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L air door actuator VIN: YV1LS5559T
thanks to everybody help that reply.What happen was that i put the air door level the wrong way which made the door not work right.And made the door not to open right.After i install it correctly and rest the light the rec and ac light didnot flash any more.Bu...
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