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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54T5L
Hello everyone. I've got a pandora's box here and I would appreciate any assistance you can render me. I have this 90 Lumina 3.1 (non van) and prior to this problem it ran perfectly. This vehicle will start and run perfectly until it is accelerating. Once you ...
2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 5.7L Code - C1233 VIN: 1G1YY12S52
C1233 (RF sensor shorted/open ) History code will set every time on acceleration at about 50 mph. Never sets a current code.Wheel speeds are accurate when code sets. Confirmed wiring is correct for rf sensor by spinning wheel & viewing rf sensor reading on Tec...
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HG2AN91
WOW! What a piece. Another shop installed new timing chains and guides and it has not run since. I have verified correct timing chain position(by removing radiator, ac cond.,front cover and valve covers)all ok. I installed and reflash used pcm for a p0601 code...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18Z32
i turned the key off and on 3 times and got a evap code p0443 still cant communicate.i went right for the comm.bus line at the aldl its should have 7.5 volts on pin 2 i have .558 to 1.345 volts, communication will make the volts jump up and down but according ... Trouble codes: P1388 (Auto shutdown control), P0443 (Evap solenoid), P1282 (Fuel pump relay), P1492 (Battery temp volt high)
2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1XDXF46F52
The vehicle started OK after replacement of the cover gasket/pigtail assy. Cranking time was a little extended but it ran great!!! It ran non stop all night and this morning would not start. Cranks kinda fast but fuel pressure good. Fuses good. No codes. I hav...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L rt wheel VIN: 1FAFP56S12
ran car, and right wheel thumps with and without applied brakes. noise is more pronounced when turning to left and loading wheel, remember i replaced axle,hub/bearing,rotors and i removed right cal assembly then road tested with same problem. thanks for info h...
2007 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Timing chain VIN: 1FTPW12527
Greetings,I'm looking for some direction here. This is my first experience with one of these. Vehicle came in with noise and runs bad complaint. Was 2 qt low and sounded like timing chain was hitting, very loud, not the normal noises from this engine. It als...
1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy
I am working on a 1999 Kia Sophia, 1.8L, hydraulic lifters, manual. The car idles fine, but under acceleration it has zero power. You can drive the car at any speed as long as you take your time getting there. Full throttle causes the car to not accelerate/no ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Ac Compressor VIN: WDBRF40J75
Ac compressor clutch is keep broken. Replaced compressor 3 times with original part. No metal inside ac system. I think something causing the ac compressor goes out. What can be the problem?
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DX2
Hello group, I have this Sentra that is in for a third time with a p01217 engine overheat condition. The first time in, another tech checked it out. He checked for proper fan operation (on at 203 degrees) thermostats were checked with a temp gun, as well as r... Trouble codes: P0217 (Engine overtemp condition)
2004 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBR38E74
This car come in with MIL two month ago with code P0012, we replaced the oil control valve. The car is back today with same code, we suspect defect parts so we replace the valve again. Now the car keep setting poo10 code whenever i rev the engine for about a m... Trouble codes: P0010, P0012

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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Gear selection VIN: 1FTHX25FXS
Just as many of you said the break lamp fuse was blown. Found short where trailer harness had cracked installation rubbing on bumper. Problem solved. The one thing I do not understand though is why were we able to move the lever out of park with KOEO.
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Starting VIN: KHMHCG45C8
Thanks ALL!! your input was noted, and taken into action, Timing belt was good, no teeth jump and looks good, almost new; no water intrusion anyplace, does have power to computer at the pertinent pins. THE FIX::: As most you suggested check crank and cam signa...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4FX58SOT
sorry for being late.found broken wire to pcm thanks for the help
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L no shift VIN: 3VWST81K96
This one is out of here finally.As I stated in my update we received the exact same code of transmission,installed it and put into basic setting and all is well except it would rattle at idle in park and neutral.The noise appeared to be between the transmissio...
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