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2000 Acura TL 3.2L loss of fluid VIN: 19UUA5662Y
owner was traveling on highway to denver had massive trans fluid loss and wouldnt move. car towed in wouldnt move and had no trans fluid.the front of the car had spray pattern from fluid loss. i put in aprox 1.5 gallons of fluid to see where the leak was from ...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L fuel system VIN: WAULD64BX3
Hi Fellows, After the tech replacing timing belt with cam seals, He aligned with the cam & crank with proper tools and it fix perfectly. The engine keep cranking without running. There's no fuel injector puls,so we thought it timing is out of alignment. Both v...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Driver side vents VIN: 1G6KD54Y01
The A/C blows hot out of driver side vent and cold out of passager side vent.I have replace actuator for drive side,Also replace drive side temp.door. Still having same problem. Any help please.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21PO5
This truck came in with a no start. Cranks but doesnt fire Scanned and got 8 low voltage codes for all the injectors. Determined the injector driver not working. Install new driver and reprogram with rotunda ford programming software. Still a no start. Now I g...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fueling VIN: 1FTNF20526
This truck will not take fuel. About 1.2 gal befor the nozzle shuts off. Remove evap line going to canister and will take fuel. Installed new evap canister and new vent kit as per tsb 09-8-12. Cheched the 3 vent lines coming off the fuel tank. All vent lines c...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L cd player VIN: SAJEA51CO2
Any Jag techs seen this problem? This is my wife's car. Don't have euro scanner capabilities. The 6 cd player is in trunck and for some reason it shows on the screen ( CDC NO DISC ).I removed and installed the cds that were in changer and still same message. T...
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2010 Land Rover range rover 4.4L battery VIN: SALLMAM195
I checked every thing in electrical side, every thing is ok. But when i connect the IDS it shows in diagnostis 100% fault in the parking brake.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L no start VIN: 4JGBB86E96
hello everyone, i got a ml in the shop with a very weird problem. it will start and drive normal for about 3 days,and then suddenly it wont start,remote keyless entry does not respond and i get on the display saying one message.after waiting a few hours,someti...
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4RL11D83
This car regularly sets a P2127,#2 APP sensor low. and a P2138,APP sensor rationality. I backprobed the ECM and all powers and grounds scoped out so I replaced the pedal assembly. Still popped the same codes so I dug deeper and found that it will pop the codes...
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2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality
Car was bought at auction so i have no history. Car will not idle.has hard fault codes,p0508 and p1495.scope test of iac wiring shows that there is no negative pulse from computer driver,both wires are showing a positive voltage.i have carefully tested all wir... Trouble codes: P0508, P1495
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2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L No Start VIN: 5Y2SM64843
We are asking for help diagnosing this vehicle,customer started having problems staring engine on first start in the mornings,engine will crank fine but won't start after 2nd or 3rd crank engine will start & run fine.We had vehicle for 1 week with fuel pressur...
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2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 5GZCZ33D34
I do not know much about this transmission or much history of the car. What it does is seems like it never shifts from low range I know it is a cvt trans so I don't know if shift is the right word. I have a code p1882 for ratio error and that is it. What I kno...
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L noise VIN: 4S3BG685XW
This car came in with head gasket problem. It had over 200000 miles so we recommended to rebuild engine. All went well, after about 1000 miles the customer says it has a lifter noise. The noise is there even after the car is warmed up, and you can hear it with...
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2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Limited 2.5L Engine VIN: JF1GD77607
Sorry for the long post. Subaru technicians: I Need help with an engine that will only turn 135 degrees before locking. This came from a warranty company to find out what happened. Owner is not talking. Timing belt was on, but unable to check marks/alignment d...
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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L fan clutch? VIN: JT2F1779H4
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L parking lights VIN: 1GYEC63TX2
Customer has picked up his car and and took it to the dealer. He did call back and talk to our service writer but did not get much information on what the fix was. One problem was an accessory plug wired wrong causing a battery drain but could not explain the ...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J0X
well thanks to all the help reply. to be honest not sure which one fixed it but the two that it might have been was like David from Pennsylvania said i had all good numbers except for pin 2 had no voltage, i removed and cleaned grounds at the buss by left fuse...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Oil Use VIN: 2GCEK19T3Y
with the update i'd posted and the customer satisfied with the thought of others not topping the oil correctly at oil change, i feel there is no failure and i'll post again if there is an issue. thanks for your help Joel
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Electronic
thanks to all who have responded.this unit did inded have and open low speed cooling fan.i will replace it on monday.i was able to jumper the high fan relay ground and monitor my a/c pressures which were within a normal range.im confident that the new fan will...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X7R
engine had 1 cracked head and the other one was warped. replaced engine runs great
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17221
Well after getting more information from the customer he said the problem didn't start until he replaced the alternator . Come to find out he got it from a salvage yard. I checked the output of it and it was a constant 15.6 volts with or without load so maby ... Trouble codes: P1519.
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2010 Ford F150 4.6L High rpm VIN: 1FTEW1C88A
thanks for your help everyone fix this truck by installing a new throttle body the dealer told me it has to be new not used because a new comes ready to recalibrate the FORD IDS is no option for relearning
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2006 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L no cimmunication with abs module VIN: 1GKES16S76
Thanks to people who tried to help me with this problem,after looking for open wire to abs module,tracing wire I guess fuse box under hood had a issue to connection some where. I took the fuse box apart to hope find open wire and did not see any. When I put ...
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2004 Honda S2000 2.2L Differential VIN: JHMAP21424
Thanks to everyone for all the great input, now the trouble is locating SAE 90W GL5 or GL6 differential oil. Everything I have found at the parts houses is multi viscosity. I can only locate it online.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L stored codes VIN: 4JGBF71EX7
well I havent herd back from the customer but when you read the codes completly out it makes perfect sense that its the actuators not the sensors I still dont know why it wont set the light but I get it now that the car does not see cam movment when comanded i... Trouble codes: P0015 (Right camshaft adjustment incorect), P0012 (Right camshaft adjustment incorect), P0022 (Left camshaft adjustment incorect), P0025 (Left camshaft adjustment incorect).
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1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
Ok guys this one is finally fixed(thanks to all who replied).I went with the advice from Dan(thanks again Dan)and loaded the circuit using a halogen sealed beam headlamp.Fuse was OK,then decided to run pump using jumper wires between battery power and the grou... Trouble codes: P1233 (fuel pump driver module offline), P1237 (fuel pump secondary circuit).
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Shifter, Transmission VIN: 4A3AC34G31
Thanks for all your inputs. The problem was the "L" shape bracket on top of the trans that connect to the shifter linkage. The bracket have a stub that stick up for pushing the actual gear lever into first and second gear. The stub been grind away due to wear....
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Electronic VIN: 3G7DAO3E71
Thanks again for your help. First off I got this vehicle after bcm was replaced when I was on vaction.The b2552 code relates to the back up circuit but does not apply to this vehicle.I cleared code and it has no returned.The replies I recieved got me back on t...
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