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2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L rear air VIN: 1GBFG15R22
front air ice cold rear air hot
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P2ES47C8S
I put a 96 engine in this car, I know 95 is by its self I used all the sensor off the 95 engine, the crankcase ventilation system is different. I even switched the injectors. and of course I had to use the harness. The car had sat for maybe two years, tank... Trouble codes: 43 (Ignition coil 1 Driver circuit), 11 (No crank ref signal)
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L clutch
OK we pulled tranny and figured on (hoping rather) just sanding flywheel and putting in new clutch and slave cylinder. Well got a master cyl not slave ( parts guy boo boo)so it looked ok , no leaks etc everything looked ok. So I found old friend who had a flyw...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IFALP4049R
the car starts fine but idles roughly. there is miss in only one cylinder. pulled spark pull and noticed insulator cracked and center eletrode missing. replaced plug, after one minute missing starts again, pulled that same plug again now this new plug is the s...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cruise,A/C,ABS,odo,speedo VIN: 2FMZA51462
This is brother-in-laws minivan, wife hit a parking curb, drove over the curb and then backed up over the curb! Noticed first the ABS and Brake lites came on in dash. As she drives away, the OD off lite comes on. (I noticed on a test drive it doesn't come on u...
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L camshaft pulley VIN: JT8BH68X6W
Can someone tell me how to remove the camshaft pulleys on a 1998 lexus gs400 with vvti? I am trying to replace the seals because they are leaking and cannot find any information on how to remove the pulleys.
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L fuel pump circuit VIN: 1G2NE52F22
Car came in as an intermittant no start as well as having an ignition key that gets stuck in off position. I replaced the pass lock cylinder and did the appropriate relearn. Car started and ran fine. Took for test drive and left outside in parking lot for seve...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L head VIN: YV1TS90K5Y
This is request for tec information.We have a s80 volvo eng no. B6284T--1803446. This car dropped the cam belt and bent valves.. The specs I have here don't seem to relate to this motor. It has variable cam timing on the exhaust cam. It has a spring loaded ten...
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1999 BMW Z3 Coupe 2.8L engine VIN: 4USCK5334X
Had the Z3 toed to the dealer and they 'programed' the EWS. I want to thank all of the techs that took the time from their busy and sometimes frantic schedules to reply to my post.
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1998 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Dash Panel Lighting and Gear Selector indicator (P VIN: 4C3AU52N2W
Thanks for all the help. I found the problem to be the BCM terminal was backed out of the connector slightly and the gauge cluster did in-deed have an open in the data bus. Masterious how both occured simultaniously, (cough) prob. customer attempting to fix......
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L bearings VIN: 1J4GL58K92
1 reply diff bearings,1 reply fluid level,1 wheel bearings. My original thought was wheel bearing but i got off track by the diagnosis from 3 dealers (diff. bearings )I pulled the diff and checked the bearings. No problem there. fuild level was ok.So I went ba...
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Misfire, dies VIN: 1G3WH52H51
Replaced the crank sinsor, fixed the problem. Thanks for all the heip Randy
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
Thanks for all the help. One of the replys mentioned that a week crank sensor would cause this problem. I got ahold of a scope and sure enough, the crank signal was dropping out at high rpms. I put a new crank sensor on and it is running perfectly.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWWWH63B1
This car was due to make a trip. So we changed the oil with 5-50w Castrol synthetic. The car went 1200 miles. The customer came by so we could check the level and it was still full. So we have learned that these cars are sensitive to the proper synthetic oil...
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