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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Radio VIN: WBAGG83481
Vehicle came in with NO blinker cluster indicators, Radio or Nav screen and back up lights on. Short test showed code for a short to ground on I-BUS. I did unplug a telephone module in the trunk and everything came back. Now, Radio sound cuts off intermittentl...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Speedometer VIN: 1GCHK29D26
Here goes... Tested output of VSS and it seems to be normal AC output.( 1.4 VAC to over 11.0 VAC depending on driveshaft speed. Tried to activate speedo with scanner and no go.. Removed IPC and disassembled and replaced stepper motor with a new one. installed ...
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2006 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5E044 6.6L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBE5C3216
the truck starts and stalls for at least 6 tries. when the error codes are ereased the truck will start normally but the error codes come back within 5 seconds.the truck had sat with dead batteries for a month. found invertor to be left on and on battery that ... Trouble codes: U0101, P2610
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTPX14535
Hesitation on accel w/ cut out. No codes and have done latest software reflash. Almost feels like fuel cutout. Looked at misfire data on generic mode. All cylinders pass individaully when problem occurs. Have not checked fuel pressure. Looks like you need a sp...
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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L No Start VIN: 3GTEC13C88
Hello everybody. I hope to have an answer to my help!, i am the third shop working on this truck. The other two previous have replace ECM and BCM [dealer items]. I have communication with them, but for some reason the BCM is always showing a code B1001 Option ... Trouble codes: B1001 (Option configuration error variant not programmed)
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2008 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L maintenance VIN: JHMFA36268
My girlfriends car has a B123 on the dash lit up. The dealer says it is a lot maintenance work. She wants me to take care of her car but I am not sure what the B123 is. Can anyone let me know what it is and if it is just a code for a 50000 mile service. Is the...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L parktronic VIN: 4JGBB75E57
the can bus show can com ok for parktronic but i can't access module with sds all power is ok could this be related to rear sam i get one 12 volts on and neg on pin 30 and 10 is the parktronic box defect? lot of dryed salt at bottom where box sit but did not t...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAUDD68D0Y
Hello thank you for the responses. As of now the vehicle is still not running. The customer is very understanding. I will fix this vehicle. just have not committed the time to finish. first of to answer the question of the ecm relay. no there is none on this m...
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L No Start VIN: 1C3AN69L84
IT WAS THE COMPUTOR THAT WAS BAD BUT I FOUND OUT WHEN YOU CHANGE THE PCM YOU ALSO HAVE TO CHANGE THEFT MODULE AND KEY THANKS FOR ALL INPUT I HOPE THIS WILL HELP SOMEONE ELSE IN THE FUTURE Trouble codes: 2404 (2311 -), 2311 (2312 -), 2312 (2502 -), 2502 (1876 -), 1876.
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1988 Dodge Caravan 2.5L Instrument cluster VIN: 2B4GP2539W
Sorry about the year posted, actually a 1998. I discovered the dash would only work as the ign switch was turned just past the point where the radio power would cut-out(just prior to where starter activation occurs), and would work as long as I held the switc...
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2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L airbags VIN: 2D4GP44L06
Since the DTC specified "side" impact sensors, I never gave front sensors much thought. Got many replies suggesting the front sensors and connectors being a problem area, and after checking them, I could that both sensors had pins corroded completely off. Af...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA52432
Thank you to all who replied,Derek [...] Washington nailed it.The concerns were all related to a defective alt/reg asm.After much testing and going in circle's,I had decided to start from page one.I replaced the alt with a new unit and all has been ok for over ...
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2007 Ford ranger 4x4 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: MNCBS32978
appreciated;and many thank's for every one been tryed to give me help, realy i was happy ,also some ideas were good .. any way i send the pick up to DUBAI , FORD REALER.. from one week ago ,but still same, not found the problem, and supervisor said want's to c...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L starter VIN: WDBGA33EXS
Fuse number 11 in the trunk area was missing and it blew when we put in a new one. door locks were not working also, the central locking under the rear seat was defective, it was blowing the fuse and not providing the ground for starter lock relay.
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T32
Well my tech caused this one. when he changed the timing belt he pinched the wiring to the distributor and cut one of the wires in the harness that runs out of the dist to the little condenser on the side of the dist. had to disassemble top of dist to get to t... Trouble codes: P1320 (Dist signal interrupt).
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1987 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HU15P6H
well thank you for all of your help, it was the fuel pressure regulator. i'm sorry that it took so long but i was waiting for parts to show up. i removed the pressure regulator to check the return line and it was open, soi replaced the pump again with another...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28T42
Well, knowing that the brake shoes had been replaced prior to the problem starting, we ordered a set of shoes from nissan. They were about a half inch narrower. Put on the oem shoes and customer has been driving it for a couple of days now and said it has ne...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L radiator fan VIN: 9BWBS21J14
hey everyone the fix was simple fuse 16 10amp was blown.This fuse is not in the wiring diagram or is listed on the fuse box pannell.I guess if the fan module looses power,it defalts to low speed and after run... Thanks for all your help.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L windshield wipers VIN: 3VWCM31Y14
As suspected, the wiper control relay fixed it. Other members suggested the wiper gears stripped and slipping - already found wiper motor not getting power when stopping, gears are ok. Two suggested the old tap on it test, but I had already done that before a...
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