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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L third gear VIN: 1G6KD52Y9T
have 1996 cadillac with a 4T80E transmission and it has no third gear. at 40 MPH acts like it goes to neutral. dropped the pan and fluid is clean and no sign of any mechanical falure.
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L engine
Customer says engine stopped running while driving I suspect a broken timng chain because engine freewheels when cranked. Is this an interference engine? Alldata is unclear whether it is or isn't. Does anyone know for sure?1997 s 10 2.2 liter ohv engine
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Engine VIN: 1GCHK23246
Ok, this one is stumping me. But a little about me first, I have been at GM dealer since 01'. I have worked on the duramax since it came out, LB7 through LMM. I have worked on them in silverado's and Kodiaks. Here is the problem. I have a buddy who owns an 0...
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2009 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Air Bag system VIN: 2G1WB57K39
When this car was wrecked, it hit a metal sign post head on, wiped out the Front End Assy...and then sign fell on roof and deck, ruined them. Air bags never deployed (has side curtain bags, seat bags, and front bags), and should have. Rebuilt the car, and the ...
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2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L Low Bead Lights VIN: 1B3HB48B97
This car was purchased by my daughter; against my wishes. The battery was original and died. She had the battery replaced and now the low beam lights do not function. I am not a fan of Dodge and do not work on them normally. I've replaced the headlight bulbs a...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45P05
We have a 2005 Ford E450 Superduty with the 6.0 diesel with a crank no start. I know starting fluid is forbidden on diesels but originally it would start with a spray and drive fairly well (not completely sure how it really ran at first never personally test d... Trouble codes: P2291 (Long Crank ICP low), P0674 (Glow Plug Circuit Cylinder 4), P0678 (Glow Plug Circuit Cylinder 8)
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZKU1115
after changing injector 2 times has any one heard of a problem with this engine,very hard to check injector for pulse because they are inside of the intake housing,use my scanner and checked the injector system for problem looks no fault on all cylinder my oth...
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2008 Ford Edge SE 3.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMDK38C28
Hi all Ford techs. This vehicle was in a front end collision in May, and has been driven up to this point. I do not feel there is any connection, however owner thinks it does. The vehicle was brought in for intermittent stalling, after numerous road tests, pro... Trouble codes: P0230, P0685, P1260
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2006 Other GM RODEO 3.0L Lacking power VIN: MPATES77H6
HOLDEN RA RODEO 3.0L ISUZU 4JHI TC. Hoping for help on this one, a bit of history first, the vehicle was brought into the workshop with a compliant of lacking power, Approx 40%-50%, It had happend all of a sudden. engine oil was very low just one drop on dip s...
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1997 Toyota T100 2.7L cluster,el. windows.doorlocks VIN: JT4UN22D3V
Hi group I have a good one here. The customer concern is that the fuse #8 gauge blows! I check the different circuits, found nothing wrong. I had both kneepanels, glovebox, cluster,out and checked harness, connections, everything looks good. I could not confi...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWAC63B71
Vw Audi techs please help,so my problem is this 1.8t runs good but sometimes the oil light flashes and indicates stop the engine low oil pressure,but customer says it does that alot and now today it started making a noise and only some times,to me it sounds li...
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WAUPL68E44
Everyone that replied feels it is the dual-mass flywheel causing the vibration. I spoke with the Audi's owner 2 days ago and he informed me that the car is vibration free since he picked it up 2 weeks ago and so isn't going to do any repairs at this time. I kn...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAFA53561
Thanks to everyone! It took a new key to get this vehicle started . Starts good now , ready to hit the road ! Trouble codes: 128 (EWS Communication / Parity).
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GKFK16Z65
Well I have not run across a vent control that has affected the filling of a tank like this before or this bad, but thanks to all of you that was the problem. Thank You. Tom
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Engine VIN: B16T227466
Thanks to Terry,Glen,Kieth,Charles,William,Fred and everyone so eager to help. Kevin and Bill mentioned sticking valves in guides so here is summary Thanks you are right sticking valves The eng is clean enough to eat from although does not show back side of va...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Lighting VIN: WDBJF65F4W
after i find the the signal pickup and activation module which is controlling the left and right flashing and i notice the electronic ignition control not sanding data. the problem was inside the ignition switch.getting new ignition switch reprogram it and e...
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1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZF528XX
Thanks for few responses, but we had to return car to customer without it being fixed. A suggested repair was possibly EGR ports plugged that was allowing carbon to get stuck in EGR to hold it open. However the Freeze frame data & fault codes both indicate exa... Trouble codes: P0405 (EGR Valve Position Sensor Circuit low voltage), P1404 (EGR Valve Sensor Closed Pintle position), P1599 (Engine Stall or Near stall detected), P1620 (Low Coolant Switch circuit).
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