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1995 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L rear hvac VIN: 1G6DW52P4S
this car came into today with no cold air coming out of the rear unit, the factory unit works great in the front. checked amount of freon in system, it calls for 4 pounds of freon and it had that amount in the system. felt both lines going to rear unit and the...
1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L anti-theft
hi,im stephan,the problem is 1992 corvette intermitent crank but no start, i check and the pellet key is ok,when i try with key without pellet security lamp flash and no crank,in bcm(ccm)i have serial data codes with (abs) module, no codes in (pcm),i think the...
1993 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G1JF34T9P
this car came in shop with complaint of no power customer says that it ran fine prior to this problem. found converter pluged had local muffler shop install aftermarket converter. this took care of power problem we replaced plugs and wires due to age we also f...
1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start, VIN: 1GCGG25ROV
This van intermittantly has a very long crank time or must be cranked multiple times to start. Sometimes it starts immediately (warm or cold) and other times you have to crank it multiple times. Once running, it runs perfect, no codes at all, lots of power, go...
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Electronic VIN: 2G1WW12E54
Car came in for a problem with duel zone temp...the passanger side was stuck on hot all the time..Had codes of BO418 & 419 & 424..found the Passanger Temp actuator bad...Replaced the passanger temp actuator also replaced the dash control assembly at the same t...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L runs on with key off VIN: 2C4GP54LX3
OK, back with this beast again. Thanks to all who have been helping, and sorry for my oversights on the previous post and update. The problem is the vehicle will continue to run after it is switched off, key out of the ignition. This happens intermittantly, bu... Trouble codes: 1495 (NVLDP solenoid)
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L no throttle response VIN: 1B7MF3362X
When driving vehicle,apps switch has no response. Testing throttle @ park, volts raise up and respond. Tested other wiring of apps through mitchell all was in line with specs. Would like to confirm apps switch bad, because price of switch is expensive. Also an... Trouble codes: P0121, P0123, P1286
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L drive cycle incomple VIN: 1FDNF21L53
Greetings, A customer brought in this truck for emissions and the O2 monitor and O2 heater circuit monitor will not set. while driving, every so often it would make a buzzing/grinding noise and all monitors would reset in the car would reset (car did not stal...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L driver power window VIN: SALSD25496
Hello everyone, I have this 2006 range rover sport (sc) here with a window problem. the driver's window does not function at all. replaced switch because it wasn't grounding for the down signal, and replaced motor. is there a resetting procedure that has to be...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMFU28R73
HI Y'ALL!! THis truck is a real headache!! Original complaint was misfire on accel! Found misfire events on mode 6 cyl #3 had about 1800 misfires in memory! OK replaced all spark plugs and cyl #3 coil! There were no codes at that time! Later found vacuum leak ... Trouble codes: P0308, P0316, P0401, P0402
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Compressor VIN: 4JGAB75E72
Hello Every Tech. I having trouble with this vehicle for pass few days, I deeply appreciate and look forward for advise. Owner brought the vehicle in stating the A/C blowing beginning summer, but didn't got a chance to fix. I star by look up with AST scan tool...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46G9Y
Id like to thank all in advance for their help. This 2.4 liter has no injector pulse for # 3 & # 4 cly. No codes and spark is fine for all 4 clys. Power is present at all injectors with key on. I do get the ground pulse for # 1 & # 2 cly. from the PCM but no...
1992 Volkswagen EuroVan CV 2.5L 2-3 shift VIN: WV2PC0704N
2-3 shift is delayed, won't shift into 3rd until about 40000 rpm. Any insight would be appreciated.
1999 Volvo V70 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1LW62C8X
This vehicle runs very rich intermittently with ST fuel trims 25% measured the voltage at the air flow meter 1.40V when idling normally and when at fault but the live data jumps from 16kg to 26kg so a believe the computer is at fault, the other thing is my X43...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L coolant flange VIN: WAULC68E62
hello everyone thanks for the great replies this what i did i did lower the subframe mouts did not remove i than removed injector and coil wiring removed pcv and air tube at combi valve did not touch combi valve removed upper bolt the flange was split in half ...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.2L daytimemrunning lights VIN: 1G1JF12T5X
Well, I was unable to repair this one. Like I said in my help request-I am quite familiar with these systems. The bulbs,wiring, connections,splices,grounds, no corrosion under battery tray, no worn through wiring on rad saddle or around washer bottle. Every...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L runs on with key off VIN: 2C4GP54LX3
OK, I have been in too much of a hurry and botched this post from the start. Since I can't do another update, I am going to close this without a fix and open a new help request for the same vehicle. To all who replied, thanks, and please look at the new requ... Trouble codes: P1495.
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L head VIN: 1B3ES46CXY
Thanks for all the great opinions Monday I will check everything that you have all told me to do and make my decision from there for now looks like the wifes neon gets a new motor... cant believe im actually going to dump another grand into this damn thing... ...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Brake Pedal VIN: 1B7GG22N81
Thanks for all the assistance. Master cylinder was leaking internally. Truck stops on a dime now. I made a set of "dummy" brake lines to replace the trucks real ones that enter the master cylinder and tried the pedal with the vehicle running and with the engin...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KM8SB82B91
After doing wiggle test on the fuse panel connectors, under hood and interior and grounds, I lost the problem. I drove it 5 straight days with no problem. The customer picked it up and if and when it acts up he will bring it back or trade it in. No home run th... Trouble codes: P0421, P0442.
2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L air distribution VIN: JTJHF10U73
thanks for the help,I am closing my post without really fixing the problem,my customer had to pick up his car for his ride home and was going to drop it off the next day so we could continue checking it out.he did return the next day but he said it was working...
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L alt wiring VIN: JN1HJ01P2M
Greetings! I want to thank everyone of you that replied. I saved all of it and printed it so everyone at the shop can see it. I opted to go with the fuselink, using a 14 gauge. What was said about the amps spiking for different reasons I'd feel better ...
2007 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L MIL Lamp on, LOW POWER MODE VIN: 1G8AJ55F77
Hello all, Sorry for the long fix, but I wanted to make sure it was fixed. The cause of the problem was never really clear, but after manipulating the harness in various places to no effect. I disconnected the computer connector (again) and checked the pi... Trouble codes: P2127 (app2 circuit low), P2138 (app throttle correlation).
2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27554
thanks to all who replied. found hairline cracks in both coils, the one had a burn mark underneath the boot. 2 new coils and away we go thanks again Trouble codes: P0302, P0303.
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