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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1BL52P5S
We have a 1995 Chevy Caprice Wagon with a strange problem. I've tried everything I can think of, and I'm at my wits end... The car will start sometimes and idle fine. It will accelerate if you slowly feed in throttle, but if you open the throttle too fast, it ...
2003 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19X03
Got a question about how exactly the vent valve is supposed to act when activated. When I command it on(closed) with my scan tool it does not activate until I command it back off again and then it turns on for about 10 seconds. After the 10 seconds passes it s... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent valve control circuit)
1986 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SAJHX1249T
Car has intermittent ground to fuel pump relay.Sometimes it has full ground to f/pump relay via orange wire from ECU,then for no reason at all the orange ground wire to f/pump start's to pulse or flicker. I switched the f/p relay with a good used main relay wh...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA21D4T
hi group hope someone out there can help. this maxima is driving me nuts, replaced the motor with a used unit, once started it ran poor it would cut out at about 2500 rpm, found problem to be water in the cam sensor connector, then it would surge under light t...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs VIN: WVWMA63B2X
the vehicle was towed in with locked up brakes. vehicle owner had replaced pads a few weeks before? not really sure of the timing of that repair. we could do no more than drive it into the shop since the oil pan was damaged by the tow company. so, no road test...

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1997 Buick Century Limited 3.1L Door locks, and PRNDL indicator VIN: 2G4WY52M8V
Well the customer decided not to fix the car, they are going to take it to the auction. I did narrow it down to the IPC, and the HVAC head. This car was in Wi during Katrina, so it was not a flood car. It is just another GM electrical nightmare, although I can...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT153SV200
Thanks a million to everybody who replied to this one. Most were on the button and the rest were also very helpful. The Cat was plugged and not allowing the exhaust to escape quickly enough. Living in Ireland we haven't had cats fitted to cars until recently a... Trouble codes: P1135.
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