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1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G1LT51W4K
Hello group, hope you all have had a great Christmas and plan on behaving on New Years. This is my daughter's car, and it's driving me crazy. I haven't had much time for it lately, but she needs it to go to school next week. The car will not start, there is no...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1CGCG25R11
checked fuel pressure and tried to set timeing relearn and scanner showing error message.ckecked fuel pressure listed also has no misfire codes.and no misfire on the misfire monitor. we did check for 12 volts at crank sensor lt green wire has a good voltage he... Trouble codes: P0341, P0335, P0405, P1345 (ckp/cmp correlation promlem)
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L F/R caliper bolts rusted/jam VIN: JA4MR51M9S
Montero SR came into my shop with ABS light on and some time while driving, 4Wheel symbol light came on too.I did all the basic tests.With Alldata help I get manually jump dlc con#1 to ground code12,51.Once I turn ignition on the abs light stays on steady.Even...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G3AJ51N0M
The car came in my shop for a "No start when cold " issue. In fact, when the temperature is at 30 to 20 *f.(0 to -5 * celcius), the car is very difficult to start. The engine goes flodded instaneously and I have to push the gas pedal to finally start the engin...
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1996 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G2SF22KIT
hey guys,got a good one here 96 firebird came in with a complaint of running rough,found no spark on cylinders 3and6 replaced module and spark plugs,found 4 delco and 2 bosch plugs,car ran great shipped it.2 days later car comesback with same complaint,i check...
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1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: JT711TJ800
this appears to be a very well maintained 4wd,a problem has developed where as you drive with a full main fuel tank,till it gets to approx 3/4 level,then the engine starts to splutter as if running out of diesel,switch over to 2nd fuel tank and the engine even...
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1994 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L heater VIN: 1G6DW52P8R
First of all let me say Merry Christmas and happy New Year to everyone! I also want to thank everyone who responded to my help request. well I checked everything from the blend dood working to the coolant resevoir tank and we think it has turned out to be the ...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS14A7M
Thanks to everyone who responded, everyone said to replace EGR valve due to weak a spring or internal valve problems. I went ahead and replaced it with one from GM dealer and that fixed the problem. It also corrected the idle air code. Thanks to all for the he...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, KICKS BACK CRANKING VIN: IGNCT18W31
FOUND MANY PROBLEMS WITH THIS TRUCK. LEAKING FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, BAD DISTRIBUTOR. BAD CRANK SENSOR BAD FUEL LEVEL SENSOR. THESE PROBLEMS WERE AS MANY SAID COMMON WITH THIS TRUCK. MY PROBLEM WAS I COULD NOT BLEVE THIS MANY PROBLEMS WITH TRUCK ALL AT ONCE. ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Valve Train VIN: 2B7HB11X4K
i probably gave too much info. all i needed to know is if this engine is an interference desighn. thank you all, i recived my answer. i do know the valves are bent and in which cylinders. my fustration came from not being able to find my exact question in writ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04101
Wonder of wonders, it's fixed. Thanks guys for all of the tips from low cmpression, sticking valves, to vacuum leaks and using oem coils and plugs. The key to this fix was a re-occuring po351. After double checking on every lead, I called Identifix who made... Trouble codes: P0351, P1137, P1157, P1131, P1151, P0301.
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 6745FI4309
Thanks to everyone for their replies. The timing belt jumped on this thing. teeth were all there, but it jumped. I gues the belt just stretched too much.
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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 3.0L maintenance indicator VIN: JA4MS31X08
Ill like to thanks t Steven and Alex they help me to fix this situation with maintenance light reset procedure. I solve this with I button and with vehicle in off position. Alex sends me all the technical information regarding to this vehicle if you have a sit...
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1987 Saab 900 2.0L slave cylinder
Thank you for all of your great advise,I used the shop press and be able to hold the PP compressed with 3 of 8mm bolts and washer.Like Scotte said the unit must be install together.Have a Happy New year.Thanks guys,You rock
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2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5GZCZ30268
Did notice that all cyl showed on misfire moniter at diff times, found out from customer car had ran out of gas & he added some from his mower to get to staore(2 gal) drained gas & Refilled and car seems to run great, thanks for all your help I should have pa...
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