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1998 BMW M3 3.2L power windows VIN: WBSBG9335W
i need some help checking the bcm as related to the right window motor,as described in previous message
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.8L drum/shoes VIN: 1GCCS14884
Hey boys. I have several NAPA trucks with grabby rear brakes and noise at the end of the stop . All are colorado pick ups, all are 04-05 model year. One by one I have surfaced the rear drums per chevrolets tsb on this subject(however I found only 05-07 colorad...
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2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L anti theif VIN: 1FAFP56U86
im losing my ass on this one with key on anti theif light flashing rapidly nonstop no crank battery checks out good did the relearn proced by removing #22 fuse at the battery juntion block for 10 minutes it just doesnt seem to reset help!!!
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KMHWF25S95
the car runs for about 15min then dies wont restart just cranks let car sit for 15min it will restart and run then after a short period car dies. followed pin point test for code everything good. we have replaced fuel pump(new) and tried another fts get the sa... Trouble codes: P0183
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01N51
Customer says the car quit while she was driving. Towed to dealer; diagnosed as failed ecu. Customer supplied used ecu which was installed and programmed by the dealer. Car ran but not well and logged 17 codes. Dealer cleared codes but they returned. This ecu ... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft detected engine disabled)
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1217X
Need a Kia tech. car came in for a no start. found a broken wire to the fuel pump. car ran fine. Customer picked it up, was towed back in 15 min. later. It stalled & hasn't started since. have a 5v ref. but only 1.5v to crank sensor. Shouldn't there be 5v to i...
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF12B7V
Phanton ac compressor disengagement, customer says the ac quits then later starts cooling again. checked fuses, heater and magnetic clutch relays click when turning on and off with blower control switch w/ac switch on. Drove car with temp. gauge in ac outlet a...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKC68DX1
I wanted to thank everyone who was able to take the time on sun to give me important information. All the information that I recieve will help in the future I found a small leak under the intake manifold that had to do with the air injection system. At this ti... Trouble codes: P1128 (bank 1 system to lean), P1479 (brake boost vacuum system mechanical malfuntion intermittent).
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L ??not certain VIN: 1GCEK14R7W
After completly dissassembling the rear differential, I found on of the spyer gears to be cracked inside the diff housing on the axel splines. not an easy thing to see unlesss the spyders were completly taken out. no feling of this was felt when the axel tur...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L abs VIN: 1FTZR15V2X
I am a little disappointed in the help I received on this one. I got only three replies. One said to replace the ABS sensor in the Diff. He must not have read all of my post as I said I already did that. Another said to check the reluctor ring in the diff. Not...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73W94
Well most everyone mentioned a TSB that addresses this issue. My only problem is that the code is the only one set. Everything I read including the TSB says that it sets with at least 1 more code. We replaced the TPS sensor as per the TSB but had to send the c... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle control malfunction).
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1997 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.0L Door Handles VIN: KMHCF34T0V
In spite of some really good info from everyone I was unable to get the latch to release.I guess this beast needs another set of hands on it.Thanks muchly.TISH
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Intermittent drivabi VIN: 1J4GL58K62
Hey there. The symtoms never came up on their own, so I had to kind of force the issue.Like I said before I scoped the crank position sensor and got nice signal with indexing,so I hooked the scope to the ckp input at the pcm,still a nice signal,then I tapped t... Trouble codes: P0320 (Crankshaft sensor), P0700 (Transmission malfunction), P0725 (Engine speed sensor).
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, dies on acceleration VIN: WDBBA48D65
Thanks for all that replied. A new set of eyes and minds there to remind me of the "basics" is always helpful. Although the ignition coil was testing within specs and scoped well, I took the infomation at hand, ordered a replacement O.E. ignition coil and to...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBFA61E9M
The problem turned out to the EHA. The new fuel Bosch fuel distributor on the car does come with EHA, but many of you said they sometimes are out of adjustment. We knew there was some type of problem, because when lambda at idle was set to 45%, cruise was 85...
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