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1991 Chevrolet V3500 Cheyenne 6.2L eng/trans VIN: 1GCHV33N3M
Good morning everyone.I need some help with the choice I have now about a engine/trans transplant I talked about last fall.To refresh the situation the engine in my 91 v3500 is severly underpowered for the job I need it to do.I bought a DT 466 with a spicer 5 ...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L mil lite VIN: 1G1C5241S7
no start no mil lite, cranks ok, unhooked every module and radio still no mill starting fluid no go, new gm pcm in it and ckp any ideas?
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29151
personal veh.the low beam head light stoped working after some research i narrowed it down to some burnt wires.i decided to repair the wires until i can get a new multi function switch and wiring harness. after repairing the wires the lights still don't work a...
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2006 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12525
Getting same DTC for both banks so I suspect something in common to both, but haven't found it. Both share 12vDC from fuse 33(15A). The fuse is GOOD and there is 12vDC at the harness connector. The ground comes from the PCM connector C175T on two different pin... Trouble codes: P0141 (Heater circuit Bank 1 post cat sensor), P0161 (Heater circuit Bank 2 post cat sensor)
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTWW31P36
We do not do much diesels so any help will be appreciated thanks
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Excessive Emissions
Here I have a '95 Olds with a Chevy 3.1L that failed state emissions test. In New Jersey OBD I cars get a 2-speed idle test. (limits are 1.2% CO & 220ppm HC) I have checked for vac leaks (none), ign secondary tests good( strong spark from coils, no leakage fro...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Fan VIN: WAUZZZ8E55
Guess i have to close this request without a fix. I did however find some other faults in the course of this repair. firstly the E-box in the engine compartment was water logged which corroded the relays fitted there, its very difficult to see as the relays a...
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1982 Chevrolet C60 C6D062 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GBG6D1A3C
Thanks for all the responses. Most agreed that the fuel pressure was too high at 10+ PSI and that I had to get it down somehow. A replacement fuel pump also produced too much pressure. There were several suggestions for getting the pressure down, I liked the s...
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Surge VIN: 1GCDK14K2L
A SPECIAL THANKS TO PETE [...] FOR THE INSIGHT ON HOW TO CHECK FOR A GROUND PROBLEM.THE BRAIDED GROUND WIRE ON RIGHT REAR OF THE HEAD HAD HIGH RESISTANCE. I REPLACED WIRE AND TERMINALS WITH ALL NEW AND NOW WE ARE DOING FINE. THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR RESPONC... Trouble codes: 32 (Egr).
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W7V
hello all... Pulled dist. cap and seen rotor was not in line with #1 position!!! Reclocked distributor and new cap and all is O.K. for now but I believe customer still has a money pit on his hands. Thanks all!!!
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1989 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHF26G2K
I want to thank all of you who took time to reply. The problem was one of the in tank fuel pumps. I posted this for another younger tech at my shop. He was amazed at all the helpful info we received. Thanks again IATN.
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Overheating VIN: 1YVGF22D31
Big thanks to all who responded. Have not gotten the car back, customer does not have a problem 98% of the time. When I get it back, and have anything to report, I will. Keep up the good work and have a great week-Scott
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