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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L warning ligh VIN: WBACB33506
hello friends, i need to reset the "brake" service warning light. the rear brakes have been replaced and i,am trying to reset the the warning light with out a scan tool. i have all the doors closed, seat belt on, power up the instrument cluster with the start ...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCEK14K6S
Truck Came In With A Hesitation And Surge At At Idle.Starts To Run Rough Only When In Closed Loop. Replaced Oxygen Sensor. Still The Same. O2 Stays High At About 1v Then Will Come Down To .7v But No Switching. I Disconnected O2 Sensor So Truck Stays In Open Lo...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNFK16KOS
This first thing that was done is the intake manifold gasket, apon removal noticed the egr ports where completely blocked so I cleaned them out, the car run good put if you in gear and stay at a stop with it in drive the engine starts to surge (not always) my ...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Interior VIN: 1GNEK13T61
Hello everyone:i need help on this tahoe my problem is that the fuel gauge reads empty,volt gauge reads 0 volts red charge lite on on ipc,service 4x4 message,low fuel message,security message.shift idicator does not work.originally ithought i fixed this vehicl...
2007 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8G958KX7
Hi guys I have A 2007 Dodge nitro 3.7 petrol. I am getting OBD code P0052. This code means oxy sensor heater control circuit high B2 S1.. This is bank 2 sensor 1. I have confirmed it is the right sensor by unplugging the other 3 sensors and setting codes so I ... Trouble codes: P0052 (Sensor Heater Control Circurt High)
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4045Y
ok this car gots a mil on, 1 code p0411 secondary inj incorrect flow. its been at the dealer without a fix. light turned back on with the same code and now i have it. tested air pump(not clogged or dirty at all,bypass sol, divertor valve operates,not clogged.... Trouble codes: P0411
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Fuel Injection Control Module VIN: 1FTSW21P85
This one was towed in with no start complaint. Customer stated he drove home and vehicle would not start next day. Customer replaced fuel filter with no change. We scanned the computer and found Codes: 1000, 113 IAT and 611 Fuel Injector Control Module (FICM)...
1996 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L plenum VIN: 1GKDT13W8T
I am trying to remove upper plenum to replace fuel pressure regulator. I have removed all bolts, sensors, etc as described in mitchell on demand, haynes, chiltons, etc etc. I can not get it to come off. Moves front to back , side side, turns left to right, it'...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L vacuum VIN: JHMCD565XR
Car suddenly died and won't re-start. checked fuel pressure regulator and fuel delivery to rail. has good fuel pressure and fuel to rail. checked spark. has good spark on all cylinders. did compression test. good at 120 psi on all cylinders. checked timing. ti...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GL48K74
hello ladyes And gentelmen i have a jeep with multiple codes for misfire and coil drivers on 3 cylinders swaped out coils with known good ones and still have concern compression test all cylinders average 150 psi all also have 130 running compression installed... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0304, P0305, P3184
2002 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L timing VIN: SALNE22282
I can't seem to find info on setting cam positions for belt replacement. Need to know where the marks are located and related procedure for replacing belt. The old belt was broken so I'm not sure if the engine has damage or not,but I figure if I get the belt o...
1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Low Coolant Lamp / Buzzer VIN: JM1FC3316G
Houdy this vech is pristine .it has a small problem the low coolant lamp and its buzzer goes off from time to time . The coolant is not low and it does not lose any. I can ground the sensor in the radiator tank to turn off the low coolant lamp and buzzer but t...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L immobilizer VIN: 1YVGF22C6X
Hi all have a 99 626 here, Customer had no known valid keys. Initially I tried to aftermarket keys but vehicle would not enter programming mode. Got two keys from Mazda and it enters programm mode and it took the code. the problem i have is once i crank the ve...
1986 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Stall VIN: WVWCA015GK
Houdy all ya vw techs i must admit i dont know my way aroud vw,s very well but i am learning . This car came in with 2 conditions one hard cold start fixed that but let it idle or run down the road once good and hot it dies acts as if it wants to start but won...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Engine VIN: 3VWSK69MX1
Engine burns a lot of oil, seen as blue cloud of smoke, mainly going uphill under heavy load. Engine used one-half quart of oil during road test. Local vw dealer called it a head gasket after bore scoping. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated before we te...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Starting VIN: 4356345634
i had the the right Resistance chip installed in the key and it started right up.
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Hazard Flasher VIN: 1G1NE52M4W
Just wanted to thank everybody for the help, it was the turn signal switch. Special thanks to Scott [...] for his tip on repairing the switch. which saved me 180.00 dollars for a new switch. the repair took me twenty minutes. Thanks Again! Jeff [...]
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel guage & battery light VIN: 1GCEK19T02
Thanks to all who responded to my post. The information was very useful. I started the vehicle with the alternator unplugged and the battery light stayed on, I was told that this indicated that the cluster was bad, well it was. The customer got a used unit, i ...
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56J3W
Well the car returned and I replaced the cam sensor when no start occurred and it started perfectly. Thanks for all that offered help.
2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L 4wd lite on VIN: RROO48576J
hello all, i have not fixed this envoy yet and i am still looking for answers to a few questions. first, how does this module know to wake up or turn on? in the wiring diagram i have out of alldata there is no switched power that i can see. or am i reading the...
1995 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7239S
The customer has not returned nor returned my calls asking for an update. Some replies suggested there might be a recall/fix for this problem involving the wiring to the injectors. (We had already repaired that wiring based on a TSB we found.) A call to the lo...
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2222X
thanks to all who replied. it ended up being a vacuum "t" that supplies vacuum to the map sensor was bad under the plenum. IATN rocks.
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L vent air flow
This turned out to be a nightmare. I was getting vac everywhere I needed and as I kept testing, it wouldnt act up for me. After nearly a week of testing, it did it!!! It acted up constantly. I would get vac at the black hose on the back of the control head but...
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