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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no brakes VIN: 1G4HP54K72
new brakes and rotors no brakes goes to floor ,open all bleeders to push calbiers back can i use my power bleeder or scanner??
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Surge VIN: 1G1YY32P4R
This car came in with this problem when hot and waiting for the light to change the car will serge. I found the intake gasket leaking and replaced them and checked for cracks and straightness before putting back together. I tried to preform a smoke test but my...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCEC14M7W
No fire at # 2 on the cap 62 psi fuel 150 compression
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L Surge VIN: 3GNDA23P46
This vehicle is a personal vehicle. The symptoms are rpm surge while driving from 2500 to 4000 rpm when the power door locks begin to cycle locked and unlocked driving down the road. I found out that when the vehicle is in park or neutral the symptoms never oc... Trouble codes: P0013 (Cam postion sensor), P0014 (Cam positon sensor)
2006 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3KA53G56
Customer wife complains that on occasion car attacks up and does not to go. I could not duplicated and neither the husband until yesterday. Husband drove the car home. Got some gas, went to Seven 11 and went to get on RT 22 and the car dumped. Stayed running b... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z81
Scan tool is showing 5 volts on signal return all the time... Checked all wiring from PCM to throttle sensor,no shorts or bad grounds.. Voltmeter test shows .85volts at PCM on throttle position return signal..But scan tool shows 5 volts with percentage 89 at a... Trouble codes: P0123
1988 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Stall VIN: 1FTHF26G4J
Thank you all in advance for any insight you can give me. Twice I thought I had it fixed, and then it stalled again for my customer, after not stalling for me for miles of driving and an hour of idling. The problem he's been trying to get fixed is that the tru... Trouble codes: 44 (air injection bank one not working)
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU16W01
I have been racking my brain on this one. It seems to run fine although the customer swears it runs poorly. I checked mode 6 and it showed a 2% missfire on cyl 4, however I am not getting any codes. The MAF and Baro values are good. The long term fuel trims ar... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
2005 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GKET63M15
Hello every one out there, I'll realy appreciate if some can lead me in the right tracks w/ this GMC Envoy it's bean two weeks now & can't figure it out it's a very intermittenting problem.Vehicle runs great,came in w/ the engine lite on scan codes po443,po689... Trouble codes: P0689, P0443, P1516 (p2176-), P2176 (p1682-), P1682
1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No 1st, No 4th. VIN: 2HGEJ6320T
This Honda Civic came in for an original complaint of slipping, and had a P0715 code along with a p0730 code. After tearing down the transmission replacing all of the clutches and installing a new torque converter the 715 code remains. The car starts off in 2n...
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L starter VIN: 5J6YH18308
Customer complaint of no start condition occasionally..Turn key off and try again will start..When no start condition exists noise in left side of dash..We duplicated problem and found faint vibration / noise at ignition relay located in interior fuse box at l...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: K22W124395
Vehicle will not start, if you can get the vehicle to start the vehicle will only run on cylinders 4,3,2. Cylinders 1,6,5 misfire. Firing order is 1,6,5,4,3,2. Tested ASD feeds to coils and all ck good. Lab scopped CMP and CKP sensor and got good square waves.... Trouble codes: P1391 (Loss of CMP or CKP)
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L Ignition Switch VIN: JTHBN36F74
Hey all. I got a real problem with this LS430 that I might have created myself. Performed TSB #ST001-04, replaced joint assy.(steering shaft universal). That did not fixed the rattle in steering I was looking for. So I removed the steering assy. completly look...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Wheel Adj VIN: 1LNHM87A33
Column adjustment will not tilt up and down. Works fine in and out. Visually checked harness at column and cluster with nothing unusual. Click sound in heard when moving switch up and down. Have power at motor momentarily but do not have ground. Has code B2332...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DXS
Hi all, i have this maxima that keeps throwing code p1335 crank pos code and a knock sensor code. car dies sometimes and is a hard start at times. we replaced the crank sensor after testing wiring to computer which was good. still getting codes. however, durin... Trouble codes: P1335
1996 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G8ZK5271T
Hi all techs : This car has a very poor acceleration power,and poor on gas mileage (one full tank only last for 350 kms). The following is the scanner readings at idle : Closed-loop / load 22% / CTS 187F / map 8.9"Hg / rpm 860 / IAT 85F / TP 0.4% / O2 0.1v ~...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG29604
Light came on after timing belt and exhaust repair, can not clear code. never took sensor out or unplugged. unable to read data from sensor due to lack of proper scan tool..solus cant do it. check power and ground to sensor and was ok. sensor did not get damag... Trouble codes: P1088

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L front Diff VIN: WAUZZZ4BZ1
Many thanks to the two respondents, the info was useful. It seems the hole leaking fluid indicates either leaking transmission or diff fluid, depending which seal is leaking. In our case it was the front diff. We topped up the diff and drove extensively ...
2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Seat Calibration VIN: 1GYEE63AX4
Sorry for the delay in closeing, but I even had a friend @ a dealership call GM tech line for me, they suggested replaceing the control module. Very pricey item, so have been trying to get used one, but no one will sell it without buying seats and module toget...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic WT 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14X77
My apology's for my tardiness in closing this request. Owner requested the return of the truck after four days in my possesion and then took the truck to local GM dealer where the issue was diagnosed as a "broken wire in a harness to the IAC motor." I'm still ... Trouble codes: $10, P0121, P0122, P0507, P0106.
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNDL13F07
just want to say thanks to all that helped i replaced inj. number 6 and did a inj. service on the rest all is good no more miss thanks again for all the help Trouble codes: P0300.
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX3P95E
First thanks to every one for their suggestions. After it passed all the test we threw at it we went beyond the box. We borrowed a good injector and plugged it it externally and it clicked during the buzz test. The one in the engine did not. Swapped it to anot...
2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L Radio, Navigation System VIN: 5FNRL38799
Thanks to Jason and Eric this vehicle is fixed. I provided the serial numbers from the audio and navi units and they were kind enough to get the unlock codes for me. Thanks to one and all for your help on this.
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L Electric Windows VIN: SALMF13416
Thanks to every one for your input, the main switch was the problem. The price $ 235.00. Take care you all. Alfie
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: WDB2100652
Good morning, thanks everyone for your input,the transmission has been dismantled and as I thought all the seals and o rings had gone hard, basically a small parts kit fixed the problem and after having the trans fluid analyzed a new radiator was fitted due to...
2003 Volvo V70 2.4L Timing Belt Issue VIN: YV1SW58D02
First off, Thank you for all the help. The problem we occurred with the P0016 Camshaft / Crankshaft issue is now fixed. We found after 3 key cycles is when the light would pop on. It then hit us that the timing is ranging between 8-10 and we want to see higher...
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