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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8320T
The control head seems to work ok, the AC button lights up but there is no output for the AC compressor.There is 12 volt power in. We have tried 4 used control heads. Replaced the AC high pressure switch (it was broken actually). We have R&R the evap temperat...
1993 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Transmission VIN: 1GCDM19Z8P
OK my fellow techs, as you already know the hardest problem to troubleshoot is the one that doesn't happen when you are trying to diagnose. This is my 93 Astro van and is in perfect shape, it is on the road all day every day. This van has an intermittent tran...
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L engine VIN: 1D4HB58D34
Hi folks I have an 04 durango 5.7 ltr that is over heating. came in for an over heat issue. found waterpump leaking and heater hoses leaking at crimps. replaced both and the t stat. car still over heats. we removed the radiator and flushed it out. it seems to ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1232KKLJJ4
This car acts as if it has a misfire yet there is no misfire code. the only code is the P1120 (Tps sensor of of range). Have replaced the Tps sensor and still the same problem. Changed and gapped the plugs and changed the wires and coils. i need some help caus... Trouble codes: P1120
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19886
hello, i have this pick-up that was brought in for ac repair and turned into a no start. customer had told us cooling fans run all the time and the ac works only intermitently. we ran thru the system and found 2 severly corroded wires under the engine related ... Trouble codes: P1336
1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG2240W
car will sometimes crank but not start
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Compressor VIN: 4JGAB57E65
We have this ML350 with automatic climate control. Complain - no cold air, otherwise climate system works- heater,blower, fuses are ok. We connected gauges to find out that low and high sides are at about 100psi. To make sure we evacuated and recharged the sys...
2011 Nissan TITAN 5.6CID ride VIN: 1N6AA0EC5B
I have used my wireless chassis ears on virtually every component under this truck. Noise not found. It feels and sounds like it is under the passenger floor. Almost like a bad strut. Possibly the floor is buckled or something like that? It was there before th...

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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L mil lite VIN: 1G1C5241S7
a used pcm fixed it. new is not alway's better. thank's for the help!!!
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L unknown VIN: 2C8GF68424
Thanks for the replies-got 4 of them.I guess was looking for some reassurance that the evap.core has been a problem for others.Went ahead removed dash(not as bad as alldata labor time leads to believe).Very little dye at evap. core-most of the dye was where th...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L airbag light on VIN: 3C3JY55E86
Sorry i didnt close this out sooner. Customer didnt want to spend the money on the car. didnt even want to try a reflash/reconfigure of module. after testing i believe the tipm to be bad anyway but they are expensive and the customer was hoping for a cheaper a...
2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cooling Fan VIN: 2B4GP44R9Y
This one is fixed and I guess the lesson learned is to expect the unexpected. This vehicle started at the body shop after the body work the fan code was stored hard. The body shop sent it to a quality shop who replaced the PCM and called me in to set up the PC...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 6.7L Suspension VIN: 3D7KS29A47
Thank you for the advice given. I tried a different steering box, and new track bar to no help. I put the stock tires and rims back on and the truck has not acted up since. I want to try a dual steering stabilizer, but have not found one yet for the updated...
2011 Ford F250 Super D 6.7L R/R Turn Signal VIN: 1FT7W2B68B
Like it was said, without a factory scanner it is not possible to repair this one. We have purchased the for scanner and all is well. Thanks.
2001 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTDM19W41
Replaced #4 cyl fuel injector. Thanks for all the replies ,, Did an injector flush before changing the poppet did actually improve quite a bit! A few techs suggested the crank sensor to be shimed if touching crank as per gm tsb which I will check anyway Da... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire).
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Interor Lights VIN: 1J8G858S03
Hi there Only got the car back to day and have [...] it. Thanks for your replays as sent me in the right direction. It had broken 2 wires in the door loom between the A pillar and door. I unplugged the loom from the door and feed it back through the A pill...
2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1G2JB1247Y
Most replies pointed at the cam signal but it was checked and was good.I looked over the wiring diagram to the crank signal and noticed it first went to the ignition module and from there to the ECM.The lab scope pattern looked a little different coming out... Trouble codes: P0336.
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