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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L low oil pressure @idle VIN: 1G6KD52B0S
The above engine was installed in a deville in 2007 the customer drove the car for approx 9,000 miles then parked it until a few months. He noticed right before he parked it that the low oil pressure and stop engine displayed on the instrument panel. First thi...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13SX4
vehicle will start and idle fine. when you drive it, it falls on its face like shutting off the key. usually it will then catch itself and keep running but with limited power. I believe thats because the cam phaser quits working. I have had our tech 2 scanner ... Trouble codes: P0332, P0335, P0340
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U8T
this taurus came to me for state inspection.while checking the vehicle prior to shipping to inspection facility,i discovered that the "service engine"light was not operating.plugged in to check for codes and found three to prevent it from getting a sticker(p04... Trouble codes: P0453 (evap pressure sensor input high), P0412, P1451 (evap vent control malfunction)
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU24E4X
took everyones advice and put intake gaskets on but did not fix.stft b1 12.48 ltft b1 24.96 stft b2 3.12 ltft b2 24.18 coolant temp 79c. calc load 56%. rpm2073. front [...] good rear o2 one at.3 other at.7 no fluctuation. fuel system is returnless.my quest... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP53U0Y
Hi this is my friends' vhicle, when I drove it over 60km there was a whirr sound from the under the hound, sound like the cooling fan turned on. when I accelerated engine in my garage, can not hear any noise. so I suspect the noise come from transmmission.has ...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Door panels VIN: 1LNLM97V1S
I picked up this vehicle as a project and bought another wreck (different part of car) for a parts car. On both cars the push in "pins" that hold the door panels on are either broken or no longer hold. Ford has discontinued them and I haven't yet been able to ...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W6X
No start with theft light flashing when no start. Car will ocasionaly start and run fine. Pulled a U1147 code. Fueses good,tried swaping relays,tried both keys owner has. Same problem. Alldata says to try an ICM first then a PCM if that doesn't work. Don't wha...

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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, flat, no throttle VIN: WAUJC68E13
The customer ended up taking it to a Dealer, I'll keep you guys updated on the work being performed on at the dealer. I want to say thank you to all who replied to my thread, thanks guys and sorry for the delay.
2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Cooling Fans VIN: 1G1NE52J52
Thanks for the help from Jason and Leneard, here's the story. The cooling fans come low speed at 226 and high speed at 232 temps. With a/c on fans come on and will stay on if not driving for 8 to 10 minutes, then go to low speed. If you drive the car and t...
1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG8551P
men thanks to all who responded and much thanks to Wally [...] who suggested to replaced cap & rotor, also replaced wires. fired up right away & runs like a champ. IATN rocks - LONG LIVE IATN
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L timing belt VIN: 1HGCD5656T
Thanks everyone for some very good input! This was quite an experience for me but the car is fixed, no oil leaks, runs great, and customer is happy. Unfortunately I had to "eat" a valve job. Like many suggested a leakdown test showed immediately that I had t...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L starting VIN: JT8UF11E0N
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L rpm/speed limiter VIN: 2MELM75WXV
As posted the original code of P1747 (Elec. Psi. Control Ckt. Failure) was tested for & no problem found. Pan was removed, wiring & circuits tested ect. per [...] & Alldata. Assembled, cleared code & road tested. This was the code that would on several o...
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD55B8V
Yes, general consensus was the crank sensor. I didn't have the opportunity to test at time of intermittent failure, but after replacement no more symptoms. (wish I could have FORCED the failure in the shop...) Thanks for all help, Greg PS; by the way, why do...
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