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1969 Chevrolet nova 305CID 202 camel back heads VIN: 1456723450
are the torque specs for the head bolts the same 65 ft. lbs for the 202 camel back heads as for the stock heads?
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2004 Chevrolet C6500 Kodiak C6C042 7.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJ6C1C04
I NEED HELP FROM ANY CATERPILLAR TECH,OR GM TECH.This is what I have,I bought a 04 chevy rollback with a cat engine in it.I have had this truck for almost a year now and have had this problem to come and go several times.Well it started out that the yellow lik...
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2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2FMZA55471
vehicle is blowing number 10 fuse in cental fuse box,and odometer shows --- this fuse runs a tonne of stuff including pcm, abs, bps speedometer, blower, motor, rear defrost, ect. have unplugged all these listed and still immediately blows fuse . It is not the...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L a/c compressor VIN: 1GKDT13W0X
hello fellow tech's. - this vehicle's a/c will randomly stop working when ever it feel's like. - the customer will be driving along with the a/c working perfectly, then all of a sudden it will start blowing hot & when she presses the a/c botton the light flash...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Slave cylinder VIN: 1HGCB7156P
This Honda had no clutch pedal. The fluid had leaked out because of a leaking slave cylinder. I replaced the slave cylinder and tried to reverse bleed the system. The system won't bleed and there seems to be a blockage preventing the fluid from traveling to ma...
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2002 Saturn LW300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IG8JW84R12
code p1516 can not be erraise,car goes intu limp mode sun as startup,lost of power ligth on,misfirin and no power till key cicle on off 10 secunds then will star good not misfiring,good power, drives exelent all over,till key is turn off again,circuit 582/581 ... Trouble codes: P1516
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L speedometer VIN: YUAS34679T
We have code 42 and we suspect bad speedometer head. Dealer in our area wants over 700.00. Anyone have info on getting rebuilt or good used one at a decent price? Thanks.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L A/C Compressor VIN: 3VWSB69M11
Vehicle came in with an inoperative A/C Compressor. Vehicle came from another shop that has already replaced Fan Control Module and High Pressure switch with no success. I can apply voltage from my Power Probe at A/C Compressor and Compressor engages fine. I a...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L battery light flickers VIN: 1FTNX21L0X
tested circuit a found low voltage after changing the ring connector on the end of the alt cable that connects to the relay on the fender. removed vacume can to access the harness wile testing the a circuit, movement of the wire revealed voltage fluctuation, ...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34P86
Vehicle ended up going to Ford. Vague report back from fleet stated drained and flushed fuel tank. Replaced fuel pump. Serviced trans. I have no clue as to what they actually found as the issue or if simply their shotgun worked better than mine.
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L blower fan VIN: KNDJA7228Y
This vehicle is a fix. Thanks to Carl, James, and Stephen for their input. Carl told me what the a/c relay wire colors are and while I knew that, him saying it got me looking at the operation of the relays. James info was that the blower switch has two circ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
Thanks to all that gave me some ideas and was in fact one tooth off on the exhaust cam sproket. We replace the tensioner with the updated one and the light never came back on.Great network Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor A circuit).
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR12E8Y
I finally got this figure out, The ecm is in fact okay, i time the compression time and spark time and figure out that it was indeed doing fine, but to get exact is hard to say, ecm is reacting correctly. My teacher rick escrambre once told me, live by cod... Trouble codes: P1305 (cylinder 2 ignitor no 2 circuit), P1310 (cylinder 3 ignitior no 3 circuit), P1315 (cylinder 4 ignitor no 4 circuit).
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L key cylinder VIN: 5TBRT3813Y
MOST REPLIES STATED TO JUST DRILL OUT THE CYLINDER. HAD ONE REPLY TO TRY ANOTHER KEY, BUT THE CUSTOMER ONLY HAD ONE KEY. HAD DEALER CUT KEY BY VIN AND WORKED JUST FINE. HARD TO BELEIVE THE KEY HAS NEVER HUNG UP BEFORE OR EVEN ACTED LIKE IT WAS HARD TO TURN AN...
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1983 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YV1AX8844D
thank you everybody that replied i would like thank bruce for such a detailed message you have done this before i see thank you for the help. the problem ended up being i wiring issue under the intake manifold. with the amount of wires under the intake manifol...
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