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2007 Cadillac escalade 6.0L tpms VIN: WE56TR6798
I have a 2007 escalade I need some information about the tire pressure monitoring system. this truck lost 3 wheels in a wreck and wheels and senors and tire have been replaced. I need to know how to program the replaced sensors. I have tried after entering lea...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L po340 code VIN: 1B4GP44R8V
vehilce had a po340 code i checked the wiring allseemed good decided to change the cam sensor, all seem good for a month or so then weather started to get colder and the van had a hard time starting once the van started check engine light came on another po340...
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L spongy/soft brake pedel VIN: 1GKEK63RXY
I suspect that I have air in the brake system somewhere. The brake system has been bled several times by myself and in the past at this shop by previous technicians. I have no way of pulsing the abs unit with a scan tool and the shop dosen't have a power bleed...
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT88F12GXT
hey techs.i could really use some advice with this one.cust. has been tring to fix problem for some time,changing parts.the car cuts out at 4000 rpms,not a bog it is like a rev. limiter. park or drive, any gear 1,2,3,4. i have checked fuel press. at 4000 rpm/4...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L camshaft VIN: 4N2XN11T6X
I was given this car by a customer. The camshaft on the front head is locked up and broke the distibuter. My question is can the camshaft be taken out of the car without removing the engine? Have any Nissan techs dealt with or heard of this problem before? Can...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T5T
Hello, First let me apologize for the limited info. I am trying to help a very poor friend get her car fixed and I am in a different city. Ever been there? Also, I am a big rig tech and I only work on cars (mostly Fords) on a limited basis. My question is thi... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one)
1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WP0AA00942
Hi there and Happy New Year, will a 924s Transmission/transaxle swap into a 944!! I have a 1984 944 (my own vehicle), lots of miles and noise from trans, have available a 924s(1987) trans, that appears the same (whilst in the cars). hoping there may be someone...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L MIL Lamp on
I have vehicle came in with mil on. found dtc p0171 system lean and p0420 cat. problem. we replace oem maf sensor and oem cat.car came back a week later with dtc P0171 so i start checking everything that cause lean problem. vaccum leak, exhaust leak, comprison... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank1)

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1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L starter VIN: 1G4HR53L4N
i didn't think i would get any replies especially on a holiday weekend this soon , but in fact i got 25, everyone was right on target. as i noted before my scanner and reference book stated that the two wires were blk.at the steering wheel and br. and yellow a...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Stability Control VIN: 1GGDM57N73
See all replies and I will repost a fix when it is FIXED.
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L Starting VIN: 3GNGK26U44
Happy New Year to everybody, i appreciate all the help for this problem, almost everybody suggested to relearn the key or change the body control module and code it to the vehicle, we tried to relearn the key still the same porblem so it can be the Body Contro...
1991 Ford Ranger 2.9L valves/ lifters/ rockers
Thanks for all of your suggestions, overall the consensus was spun cam bearings, I had considered this as a possible cause, but had hoped to corroberate this BEFORE pulling the motor back out. Your many suggestions leading in that direction were a large clue. ...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F2V
Howdy and Merry Christmas/Hannuka/Kwanza/and everthing else,,, Its out of my life (see me dancin). Ol Harry decided to 'let this one walk toward the light'. Merry Christmas to me, Merry Christmas to me, Merry Chrissttmaaaas to Meee,eeeee, Merry Christmas,,, To...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 3FALP1138W
Thanks for the replies. My coworker put the head on and pretty much installed everything like he did the first time and it started and ran fine. Many of you mentioned that this is a freewheeler so shouldn't have bent valves. Exactly what happened the first tim...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L cam timing VIN: 3FAKP1131Y
The mechanic that was working on the car gave up on it. Whenever he would line up the cams and torque the gear bolts, He would crank the car. It didn't run right and it smelled like rotten eggs. He would go back and check cam alignment and the exhaust cam woul...
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X5Y
Thanks for all the help guys. I replaced the intake gasket and it's running great. When I pulled it at first i wasn't sure if it would fix it because I couldn't see where it was leaking. Sure enough after I put it back together the idle was much smoother. Just... Trouble codes: P3004 (missfire on cylinder 4).
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L suspension bags VIN: 5LMFU27R74
Consensus seems to be bag leakage. Dealer wants to replace air compressor(won't let me supply it, of course meaning if leaking down continues, it's a N/C) but my tech buddy can't give any explanation of what effect compressor has after bags are at trim and sol...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L abs mbdule VIN: JN1AZ34EX3
I would like to thank Mr. Matthew because he is the only answer to my letter.I reblaced steering angle sensor and yaw-rat sensor but cannot adjust steering angle sensor cuase some dtc ,replaced hedrlic unit and rely and every thing is ok.
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L slips in drive after hot start VIN: 1G2NE52EOX
At this point the customer does not want to leave the car fo try to test during the intermittent problem. No doubt when it does get more frequent I will get it back. Thank you very much for your input and knowledge. You helped me greatly on a trans I am not ve...
1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Stall VIN: JT4RN63A2J
Well Guys, 1st of all I'm very sry for the delay in replying to your info. I'm also sad to say I couldn't repair this poor Toyota. I only recieved a couple replies that I hadn't tried yet and they were dealing with chaffed wires running off the right inner fen...
1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L temp Gauge VIN: 4TARNOIP5P
Thanks for all the help, it's fixed. It was a stupid brain fart on my part. I am a one man shop and sometimes get gas in the brain when there is no one to bounce ideas off. Alldata had me chasing wires for the pcm temp not the gage. (thats how i got into troub...
1996 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L ses VIN: 4TAWN74N9T
Well as I said before I was unable to verify any miss but I went ahead and checked the ideas I recieved and all checked out no problems!? Something I didn't bring up before in the help post was that the number 6 plug wire pulled off really easy like it wasn't ...
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