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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
Happy New Year and Hi to all tecs willing to think about this one. 99 Tahoe, 4 dist caps and rotors replaced in last 32 months or 35,000 miles. Truck came in on day before New Years with complaint of mis fire, engine light on. Scanned computer, had P0300, Rand... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L heater VIN: 1C3XY66R8L
hello fellow techs,i have'nt seen one of these in along time.i have a problem with the blend door.the problem or complaint is the air only comes out of the vents.i can access the codes out of the control unit-i get code 01.the alldata tests are vague for this ...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B4HR28NX1
Vehicle towed in .Engine cranks but no start. Scanned no codes present. Can scan trans computer and body but all pids on engine comp., says N/A. There is fuel pressure but no RPM on scanner while cranking, all Pids N/A. In the engine compartment fusebox there ... Trouble codes: N0, C0DES
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU22XOX
got about 8 hours in this and please help me!! this is my first posting so bare with me. vehicle came in with the p0340 cam position sensor curcuit fuilure code. i have seen multipul problems with these sensors and the sycnronizors failing and breaking, so whe... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position signal curcuit failure)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P65
this truck i have been looking at on and off for about a month. the first time the tech pulled the code he did a visual could not find anything wrong and because there was no driveablity complaint he thought it might be a fluke and cleared the codes and also c... Trouble codes: P0299
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 8.1L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29G51
Hi all. I just replaced the crank sensor on this truck, no small feat, but with patience I was able to get the sensor out. The truck starts and runs, I have no doubt that it is fixed, however my Alldata says to perform a relaearn on the crank variation. I have...
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1989 Other GM VL Turbo 3.0L No Start, Hard Start
Thanks again everyone, This RB30 Turbo has developed a Hard Start/Very Long Crank will flatten battery. This happens on a cold start in the morning, customer says its fine if parked after leaving it at work all day. And once started it runs fine, no problems. ...
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1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L cooling fans VIN: A91N762N65
i need to no if there are two wireing harneses for this engine and if some one can email them to me at [...]
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX53LON
vechile came in no start we replaced igntion switch lock cylinder because vechile would not ingage starter if you remotely jump stater will turn over but car would run for 2 seconds and stall if you spary carb cleaner in throttle body it will run if you keep s...
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2JB5247X
If this car gets driven for more than an hour and then parked for at least a half an hour it will not start right away you have to crank it until the battery starts to run down.I have tested the fuel pump system and scoped the ign. module with no luck. It just...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Differential VIN: WP1AB29P24
Hi, all members: I got a 2004 Porsche Cayenne S. The complaints are noise and vibration coming from transfer case when stopping the vehicle. No matter drive forward or reverse, at the moment of vehicle stop or 0.5s after vehicle stop, there is noise with vib...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Cylinder Heads VIN: JF1GG29632
iATNers: I have a 2.0 turbo apart and it has some cracking in the heads. I am trying to decide whether the cracking is cause for junking the heads or if it is a normal thing. The cylinders are all cracked about the same. The crack goes from the spark plug h...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Tail/Park Lights VIN: JF1GD29684
Wife's car. She took it to the car wash yesterday and when she got home the Park/Tail lights stay on all the time. The only way I have found to stop the illumination is to remove the 10A fuse from the interior fuse box or the 20A underhood fuse box. The Subaru...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FPEE14YOT
Happy New Year Techs well this is embarassing, seems I was the third person to look at this and I ASSumed that some one checked the air intake hose. well what we found was underneath the intake hose was all rotted out! Wrapped it with duct tape to try it and...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP65Z5W
I want to thank everyone for the quick responses, since the customer needed her car. I did have time to try most of your suggestions. After changing the front brakes, rotors, calipers, and hoses with no luck, a couple of you said to check the back brakes. T...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDHA7231Y
Yea Guys it was the timming belt, jumped 5 teeth. I should have known, but it cranked good didn't sound like it jumped time. Thank All Of You so Much! It's nice to have people help You out, Lord knows this job can be tough at times. Thanks All who responded
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L blower motor VIN: YS3DF75N5V
Sorry for the delay in posting the fix but with the holidays I lost track. As I think all of you suggested it was the blower controller on the side of the evaporator case. I got a used one from the salvage yard and it worked perfectly but then the customer dec...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48Z5X
Thanks for everyone that replied. The Last thing that we did was do a leak down test on all the cylinders. There was no real leaks that were noticeable. We are going to assume that the Valve springs are too tight or the other shop installed the wrong cylinde... Trouble codes: P0300 (mis firing code).
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWVA81H7V
The vehicle never came back, but i learned alot;see replies,thanx,g.b. P.S: i realized i need to register my shareware+/or download the latest{i have shareware#303.1 From: Byron from Ontario Date: Dec 17, 2007 3:07 AM Go engine (01), basic settings (04), M... Trouble codes: P0442.
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