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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB4323R
I picked this car up and brought it end for an overheating problem replaced the water pump thermostat and housing I also installed a freeze plug , I have proper fuel pressure.I recieve no signal to the ignition coils also checking the crank sensor i have no vo...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L airbag system VIN: WBAAM3339Y
There is a code(GT1) 10-seat belt buckle,short circuit to positive seat belt contact, driver B1214-MOKFK Seat belt buckle light in the cluster is OFF with key ON. Is the seat belt buckle codeable ? It says yes, but I can't find where. If yes, what is the resul...
2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM53U11
Hi All This vehicle has a "misfire" at idle, in gear only. It is worse with A/C engaged. The idle is smooth and steady until the misfire, which is a brief "hiccup" like an open wire/coil. When scoping ignition, the pattern never glitches. This occurs randomly....
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WK52J13
Hello all I have this GP that I installed an aftermarket cat on {Walker} less than 10000 miles ago. Randomly, the MIL will come on, indicating the cat isn't doing the job.I also personally own an 02 Impala that does the same thing, and that car had a GM cat p... Trouble codes: P0420
1998 Volvo S90 2.9L no start VIN: YV1KS19601
this is a 98, so i believe there is no ring at ign cyl lock. there is a two button key pad. car responds to remote key pad. once unlock=drivers door, twice unlock=all four doors. radio light respons some times to key pad, panic/lock button once doors lock, twi...

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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Compressor control
As of this time we still do not have this one fixed. I want to thank all those that replied. There were some very good suggestions. One reason for not having it fixed is that i am posting for a instructor friend of mine. I was only able to see the vehicle for ...
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L rear glass VIN: 1GNFK13007
thank you for your help. tech traced out the problem. yes it was electrical and not mechanical as i stated in help request. tech figured out problem on his own but service manager found this vehicle has a tsb for the rear lift gate closing when you try to open...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L slow to go into gear VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
replaced the trans.I bought one from the dodge dealer three year one hundred thousand mile warinty for fortien hundred.
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Alt. voltage VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
I would like to say thanks to everyone. I tried every other suggestion first and then went back to the most popular sugestion the alt!. I removed it and tested it again at advance. The first check tested ok. I said hit it again, and something poped and it shot...
2004 Ford Mustang 3.8L cooling fan,odometer,pcm communacation VIN: 1FAP40454F
Well this one is going to the dealer for a pcm.Ive checked all the ref signals ive checked power and ground wires for the pcm all were good. Still no comnucaion with scaner for pcm. Deep down i think this car was jump started wrong but cant prove it.
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L engine VIN: 1GTGK29ROV
the fix was i was watching spark adv and noy cam retard was having trouble with new otc scanner will call otc next week thanks to everone that help jim
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
I finally had the customer leave the car overnight.After picking his brain for more information it seems like he has several issues that effect what was happening to his vehicle.First of all the timing belt was installed the upper intake and... Trouble codes: P0451 (Evap Pressure Sensor/Purge valve).
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