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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L temperature gauge malfunction VIN: WBAGH83471
trying to get the temperature gauge to go down, it stays hot all the time
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Heater VIN: WBADS43462
Hello BMW Techs: We have a no heat in the cabin of the car condition! We used the Auto Logic and found a fault for the Auxiliary water pump, short circuit to positive with no code number, the fault frequency was 254 times. We replaced the Aux Pump with no luck...
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1979 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L door locks VIN: 1Z8749S410
having problems with wiring match to new switches n door locks r erratic r inop on one door.need wiring schematic to match wiring colors on kock switches on both doors as left/right r different
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ1861X
no voltage to injectors blue black wire have power out of main relay broken wire ? can not find spice #102 put 12volts in to blue black wire car runs THANKS
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LT 6.0L No Low Rangenoisy VIN: 1GCGK13U86
4wd works fine in all modes except low range.vechicle stopped or moving very slow low lite will flash then turn off.there willbe an grinding noise while lite is flashing.dealer had looked at it and said it needed shift fork, i did not see much wrong with it ,b...
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2008 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Keyless Entry VIN: 2CNDL13F58
Customer complaint poor range of keyfob operation in door lock or unlock mode. Also same problem with remote factory starter. Measured distance of operation 36 feet. I understand gm said it should work as far as 160 to 190 feet. Has anyone incoounter this prob...
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2009 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L signal switch VIN: 2CND133F79
Hi folks: This Equinox occasionaly refuses to self-cancel from the right-turn signal position. I have been in the passenger seat at least twice when this has happened, but can add no information, just confirmation. Can anyone tell me what to expect regarding p...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7KF23602
Hi everyone, hopefully there is some diesel techs out there that can figure this out. This is my own personal truck & I don't work on diesel's very often other than maintenance. Here's my story: Recently the truck started stalling, mainly when I had the fuel ...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S81
Working on a 01 taurus vin s. Came in runs rough and check engine lt on. Road test and found miss under load. Felt just like carbon tracking plug wires. Found p0301. Checked plugs and wires. Found plugs and wires original. Replaced plugs and wires and plentum ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 missfire)
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2007 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Hvac VIN: 5FNRL38777
Thanks in advance for any help on this van. Customer came in with complaint of lack of heat compared to what it used to be. This van has front and rear heat, auto dual zone in the front. I took temp readings both at idle and 2500rpm at the following locations,...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Audio VIN: J83A140750
Customer came in for check engine light,after checking i replace charcol canister valve, erase the code and every thing was fine when customer picked up his car he said the radio and cd player was working ok before but now it is not working,i checked the scree...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L bearing noise charge VIN: IN6MD26T61
my question is has anyone replaced the bearings in the supercharger looks like theres a kit available trying to help a service writer I'm a Chrysler tech. If you did do the bearing job were any special tools needed thanks in advance
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2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L electric windows VIN: 3N1BC13E87
Vehicle came in with none of the windows working. Seems I am not getting power to the window motors. Customer states that the window quit working 1 by 1 over a period of time. They did not all go out at the same time. I shot power to each window to make sure t...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Stall VIN: WVGBC67L74
Happy thanksgiving we have this touareg that was towed in off of highway friday night. would not stay running. Felt as if fuel pressure problem. Checked for codes had a list of them mostly lean codes but left list at work. Sorry. But as checking fuel system fo...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAULH24B3Y
Was not an easy job first time doing it, but I got her done. I didn't have to remove the camshafts. There's just enough room to replace the gaskets. Thank you all for your help
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1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5.7L power steering VIN: 1237X6S407
Jumped the gun on this one as the pump was out of fluid and the lower cylinder was leaking! Phone diagnostics and assuming the person on the other end of the line checked the fluid when asked!
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL54T8P
I would like to thank everyone for their help so far. I need to go further into this car, checking different voltages at the sensors. As far as the reprogramming, this car IS a CALIFORNIA car, and YES, the pcm DOES have to be reflashed for the vehicle theft de... Trouble codes: 13 (Open O2 Sensor Circuit), 14 (Coolant Temp signal Voltage Low), 15 (Coolant Temp Signal Voltage High), 21 (TPS voltage high), 22 (Tps voltage low), 23 (MAT Sensor Signal High).
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L #6 Cyl VIN: 1GCEK19VOX
WELL HERES ANOTHER NEW ONE ON ME. VEH HAD NEW EXHAUST MANIFOLDS, THE #6 HOLE ON RIGHT BANK IS COMPLETELY PLUGGED OFF WITH CAST METAL... IT IS A CHEAP OFFSHORE AND WAS CAST BAD. THANKYOU ALL AGAIN, JUST GOES TO SHOW EVEN AFTER 27+ YEARS OF BEING A TECH THEIRS A...
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Accessories VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
well i guess it was one of those cocinancdents {?} that we all hate.We replaced a blend door and ended up with a bad radio.We got a used radio at 100.00.Its fixed now.things that make you say hum.Thanks to all who chimed in. Thanks John
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSF20P55
thank you guy all, i end up replacing the ficm module reprogram . and got it fix , no more codes test drive ok.. thank you
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2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N16
Thank you to all that replied, The problem was a cracked pcv hose under the intake manifold I did not have a smoke machine so I went old school using propane with the engine running I started short blasts of propane under the intake manifold and sure enough th...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: KM8SBI2B94
hello there everyone-this one was a headscratcher! the end result was 4 bad cam sensors-and yeah 2 were dealer parts.the signals were all there,the system ohmed all ok at every check and still timing was very advanced -badly enough to buck and break the starte...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Blend Door VIN: 1LNHM82W53
Well, took a chance on the control module, figuring nothing else should cause this problem. Did fix it. Whew! Thanks for the replies though. They were all very helpful. Jason.
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L interior lights, door ajar light VIN: 4M2ZV86E02
Well i am gonna consider this one a fix. Frank from New Jersey hit it almost right on. I never did get any communication with the GEM module. I did find the info i was looking for in the Security module, which was the drivers door staying ajar. Replaced switch...
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Broke Timing Belt VIN: JAJAJ26EOY
What I didn't write in was it spun 5 teeth off belt,not broken,got lucky,put belt on,first crank ran bad and thought it had bent valves,pulled plugs back out ran a compression test all had 100 or better,so I put plugs back in ,cranked and it ran like a kitten,...
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2011 Volvo S60 T6 AWD 3.0L Air Bag VIN: YV1902FH2B
OK- Some of you were right on the money-after finally getting the parts,we installed the bag & seatbelt. Light remained on. Will need to take to Volvo to re-program once bodywork is finished. Thanks for all help given-will update when finished. Darren
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