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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L deadlights, windows, ac,wipers VIN: 1D4GP45R34
This vehicle came in after just having a headlight replaced, thats when the problem started ( so he says). I dont buy that. The wipers, radio,ac, and widows will work ONLY in the acessorie position. the headlights will not work at all. As I was driving it, the...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, 1500 rpm rev. max VIN: WD2PD44454
Hi Sprinter techs, this van come from another shop which after trowing all kinds of parts on it give up. I have good experience on Benz and VW diesels. This one as far I have been able to figure out is Benz Power train and the rest is Dodge.The Autologic scann... Trouble codes: P, 2047 (Rail pressure monitoring via volume control valve below range), P, 2015 (Fuel rail psi malfunction max pressure exceeded), P, 2051 (Fuel rail psi malfunction max pressure exceeded), P, 1482 (E0 14 82-1 Refer to relevant manual), P, 2133 (Glow plug 1- 2 - 3 Codes also stored 2133- 2134- 2135), P, 0190 (Fuel pressure sensor circuit voltage too high)
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L fail smog inspection VIN: 1B3EL36X84
High tech I need your help to find this problem, the information from scanner mode 6 ECU ID:$10 test ID:$71 Component $00 Min 1 Max N/A Value:0 Result Failed, also ECU:$10 Test ID: $71 component ID:$00 min:39 Max:n/a value:3 result Failed. I need to find t...
2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1CR29346
Customer complies that every time she refuel the tank when she starts the engine engine starts and stalls starts again with some difficulties and hesitation after thats runs good and starts good until tank is refill again. I scan for codes and only P0455 code ... Trouble codes: P0455 (evaporative emission control system leak detected gross leak)
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: WDB1070442
Hi, this is my first post here and a rather strange request. We have this old 450sl in the shop, its bad misfire has been diagnosed as the injection trigger points. They are completely warn out and the only place we can buy as set is Merc main dealer for $1000...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L 1-2 VIN: JA4MT31HIY
2000 mit. montero sport transmission v4a51 awd.This one is kicking my rear end,including some shops and dealer around here.Tranny shift ok through all 4 gears,but when you come to a stop and do not make a complete stop but keep rolling it wiil not shift out of...
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T21
This car is killing us! Runs lean, has no power, runs like clogged exhaust. Backpressure is nill, vacuum seems a little lower, but not crazy. 18" and steady. Car has a new MAF, same results. NEW fuel injectors...same results. NEW O2 sensor, SAME. LTFT is +30 w... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301, P0304
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Shift Solenoid A VIN: JTEGH20V13
After replacing the above parts I still get PO 750 Shift Solenoid A, I disconnected the ten wire connector at the trans and with a test light checked for power at all ten female terminals and have no power with engine running this connector is for the wires th...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L fuel system VIN: WAULD64BX3
Thanks for all the replies! so far the car was running good so I've to close the help request. It's turning out just a loosen cam sensor connector.
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L headlight doors VIN: 1G1YY22G4Y
Thank you very much to you all. And to Len that sent me the wiring diagram for the headlight doors. After making sure what the problem was, it turned out to be the headlight door module. Thank you all.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L brakes VIN: 1FTNX21S93
Thanks to all who responded to my request. This is agreat web sight. We replaced the mastercylinder and that took care of the drifting brake pedal. It seem to help the lack of braking but it still does not stop as well as it should. Customer is to take the tru...
1985 GMC C1500 Sierra Classic 5.0L compressor shaft seal VIN: 1GTDC14H2F
I bought the seal removal tool from ebay manufactured by Mastercool also bought the seal kit from ebay have not charged the system with freon yet only time will tell if seal is going to hold up after I charge the system.
1998 GMC Safari SLT 4.3L Steering/Brakes VIN: 1GKEL19WXW
Well after 5 pumps we tried one from the wrecking yard. Problem solved. I am glad that this is my own vehicle. I hate it when a problem part makes me look bad. A friend thought that maybe I was given a pump not made for hydro boost and it pumped it's littl...
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19886
hello everyone, i know i am overdue for closing this help request and i thought i already had. ( our shop has been out of control since the start of april. ) this problem was caused when my tech. was testing circuts for the ac problem, as most of you thought. ... Trouble codes: P1336.
2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF35V11
Well it turned out to be secondary causing the fishbite and miss. New plugs and wires fixed it. She's a new customer and said that they were replaced at another shop just a few weeks ago. On one of the wire boots was obvious arching and four of the six plugs d...
2002 Opel OMEGA B 2.0L Engine VIN: WOLOVBM69Y
good day! thanx for all the help sir! we replace the cam and crank position sensor! now the opel omega b runs good! thank's again for the information!
2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L No Start VIN: 5Y2SM64843
after reading all the responses to our help requests & discussing options with vehicle owner,we recommended replacing crank sensor and coolant temp sensor.When my tech removed the connector from the coolant temp sensor,coolant dripped out. inside of connector ...
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