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2005 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L alternator VIN: 2C3JA53G15
Hey there Chrysler techs, Have actually two Chrysler products doing exact same thing. This listed vehicle, and 05 Neon with flickering lights and erratic charge rates. The desired charge rate for both vehicles is 13.5V without load, (no lights, nor accessories...
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Force Of Blower Ot Of A/C Ducts VIN: 1FMRU15W12
Have 02 ford expeditio with rear a/c. Problem is the force of the blower air out of front ducts is not as strong as it should be and it takes 30 to 45 minutes to get nice and cold. What i need to know from the ford a.c gurus out there is how do i determine if ...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Balljoints VIN: 2007FORDF1
While checking out this vehicle for the Used Car Dept. We noticed the lower balljoints to have over .125" horizontal movement.Cannot find a spec for allowable play for up and down movement. Also are there any special tools needed other than a balljoint press t...
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GTK2ZE500
Hi all, this truck is bogging at partial to wide open throttle, and I mean no power whatso ever as if we had a really bad MAF sensor (i know this truck doesn't have MAF, this is just an example). Vehicle does have an exhaust leak at the manifolds, but does not...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L ABS, PB Light On VIN: 2GTEC19T1X
This is a 2WD truck. What usually needs repairing when you have the lights for ABS and parking brake lit? Thank you technicians for the jobs you do and the time you give to help your fellows in the trade. iATN is great!
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Accessories VIN: WDBJF20F3T
Hey all...Hey mercedes techs and all other genius's. I am trying to help out a friend tech but mercedes electrical is certainly not my strength. This has a very complex electical roller coaster. He started out to repair what seemed to be a very minor a/c not c...
1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L wiper arm VIN: WDBGA33G2X
I'm trying to help a relative remove the headlamp wiper arms from his MB. Shopkey gust says remove. I need to find out how to remove. Will anyone with MB experience tell me what the removal procedure is.
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNLCA31D1Y
Vehicle came in needed a trans, now when cold engine well not rev up, cuts out with a backfire, hot runs better. We noticed this problem after installing a painted reman unit. Got to where it would not start at all. Check fix data base and found a fix to run a... Trouble codes: P0325
2007 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L slaze cyl VIN: 1G8AZ55F57
Having trouble getting all the air out of system after slave cyl replacement.Clutch grabs very close to the floor.Have also replaced master cyl.Disc is fine

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L worning light VIN: WBANA53524
thanks guys but rich was right i found a video on line with a way to reset it. u push the check button until the date show then hold down the reset button on the cluster til u get the one u want to reset. thanks all again
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L computer/wiring VIN: 1FAFP53U12
Hi All I want to thank all 13 members who replied, I did pin point tests for coninuty, tried a head light on heater ckts, checked resistance of all htr ckt, all tested fine, replaced one o2 sensor because it had oil on it. no change. read an article that said...
2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L engine VIN: 1GKEK63U04
Thank you to all that took the time to try and help. The oil pressure was 42 psi at idle. We changed the oil again and cut the filter open. There was a powder like substance inside that packs like molding compound. We're starting to think that maybe the last o...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L blowing the fuse VIN: JHMCB7653N
Yes, cust came back yesterday to install two horns, I am unplug two horns and cust drove the car for a week without blowing the brake light fuse.Thank everyone for your help especially Charlie from Ontario.
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L no power VIN: SAJEA51D92
hi thanks for all the help from everyone on this car i have receved a used (ecm)and now need someone or the dealer to program the unit the anti theft system is locking me out (wont crank)if someone in the daytona fl aera can program jag (ecm) ome software need... Trouble codes: 1646 (o2 sensor control malfunction bank 1 upstream).
2007 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L Glowplugs fail VIN: 4JGBB22E77
Dear Friends, thanks to all which have replied. Our AFTERMARKET supplier, supplied us with the WRONG (OEM) glowplugs from Germany! According to them, the German Dodge/MB Sprinter and G, M, E + S class uses in Germany the same engine, with a different glowp...
2005 Toyota RAV4 2.4L No Start VIN: JTEGD20V55
Well...the dealer actually "fixed"the vehicle. They charged about $600 to cut a transponder key...and install the key transponder ecu and antenae that the vehicle rolled off the assembly line WITHOUT. Kinda cheeses me that we dont have a determination as to wh... Trouble codes: B2799.
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