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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L power windows VIN: IGIJF5247V
Windows move down or up about 1/4 inch only at a time. Seems like circuit breaker is cutting power out to windows,if you try to operate the windows 1 min later they move 1/4 in again and stop. 3 windows do this one dont move at all. Circiut breaker seems ok
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L no fuel gauge no tach no temp gauge VIN: 2GCEK19T51
Hello everyone got a 01 silroda 4x4 have no speedometer and mileage dont show on dash no tach no temp no fuel gauges. truck runs fine but at times u have to cycle the key to get it to start. also the 4x4 on dash do not light up or do 4x4 operate, also it has f...
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56G1X
this car has been in the shop for over a month and is starting to give me some serious grey hair.Car came in with a p0340 and a sync code and p300 codes one of the junior techs replaced the cps with an after market sensor car left only to return on a hook a da... Trouble codes: 0340 (cam shaft sensor signal missing)
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
This is my wife's car and this morning it just quit on her. I scanned it, found the code for cmp/crnk sensor and was getting no sync signal. Unplugged the cam sensor and the car started up so we drove it home. I've tested the wiring between the cam sensor and ... Trouble codes: P1391 (Loss of CMP and/or CRNK Signal)
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, knock, rattle VIN: 1FAHP56SSX
RECECKED CODES FOUND P0351 COIL A PRI/SEC CIRCUIT FAULT .Pulled plentum to ckeck spark on cyl(1)&cyl(5),Checked compression 150psi on all cyl. Reinstalled plugs and coils . Started up valve rattle and knocking ,stalled . restarted with vac gauge when valve rat... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0305, P0306, P0351
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2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L drivers sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38685
The auto sliding door on the drivers side opens as it should, but on closing it gets 2/3 of the way closed and then opens again. The only way to close it is put it in drive and hit the dash close button. I am sure some of you have come across this. Thanks
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KM8SB12B83
Getting frustrated on this one. Long story short, started with (poor maintenance) misfire. Coil failed, replaced 1 coil. Did plugs and wires as well, plugs in bad shape (probably caused coil fail) this led to a bunch of maintenance. T-belt, balance belt, water...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C84
Hello Group, Fault code for bank 2,upstream sensor control.But the real problem that I am having is readouts on my scanner for short and long term fuel trims are all locked at negative.05% and do not change regardless of the engine speed.Also,voltage reading ... Trouble codes: P1647 (ECM HO2 sensor controlbank 2 upstream)
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L cooling fans VIN: 1YVGF22F4Y
Neither radiator/condensor cooling fan will work under any condition. I backfed 12v. directly into the fan motors and they both work fine. I checked all fuses and relays. All test good. I think the next step is to find out what triggers the fans to operate. I ...
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2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L 1st gear VIN: 1YVGF22C92
cd4e trans will not move in 1st gear unless manually shifted to 1st gear.After this, it will slip each time from a stop, UNLESS you turn off the od switch, it will then work correctly everytime except intial start up. Could this be an electrical problem? Case ...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1BK34365
Hello, i got this Mazda with a hole in the block from throwing a rod. I have been looking for an engine and can't find one of the same year. The local dismantler is telling me that Only 04 and 05 engines will work. My question is what is different about 06, 07...
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2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L a/c clutch coil VIN: JT2BK12U71
Customer had his 2001 Toyota Prius towed in. Said that his wife had left it run in the garage for 6 hrs. by mistake. They drove it to town and after shutting it off it would not crank. I found that the coil inside the clutch hub on the compressor was melted, r...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Power trunk lock VIN: 3VW7676776
Car came in orginally because the rear latch was siezed and wasn't opening at all. removed rear interior panel and freed the latch enough to open. Upon furthr inspection saw that the power lock soleniod and harness were correded, ( seen this all the time) Repl...
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L belt tevsioner VIN: 1G1YY2185J
Thanks guys for the overwhelming support. A/C head pressure is always higher here in the tropics and all pulley sizes were verified when changing tensioner, harmonic,alternator and compressor. My customer is a car buff and he has tried to find a smaller belt s...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L power steering VIN: 1GNEK13T7Y
thanks to all that responded to my problem.yes it was the pump shaft broken replaced pump with reman unit all seem find. thanks again james
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W91
Forgive me the lateness folks. I wanted this customer to return, but to date he has not. I think Timothy is right. This code is actually a fault for the CMP. I jumped all over the cam setting because I am so used to them being off, and did not check waveform f... Trouble codes: P0341.
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Unknown VIN: 1B7KF2369X
This vehicle indeed had a worn turbo. We replaced it and cured all smoking. Thanks to everyone that responded.
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L no start VIN: 1GKDT13552
Ok i fixed this vehicle the first thing i did was install a new battery. The problem was the throttle plate stuck in the bore and i mean stuck couldn't force it open with lots of force. cleaned it and cleaned it then taped on the upper part of plate then it m... Trouble codes: 1515 (1516 -), 1516 (testing and results).
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2010 Nissan MAXIMA 3.5L Body VIN: 1N4AA5APXA
First of all I would like to thank to those who replied. Those were good calls. We went over all that was suggested very slowly and carefully, however we did not find the noise causing component. Eventually we replaced the front/ left shock absorber and drove ...
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2007 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Electronic Stability System VIN: 1G8ZV57727
Well, sorry to say I haven't been able to get my customer to return his car. I guess it isn't as big of a problem as he leads. I was going to check powers & grounds at the module, also apply di electric grease to the connector(s) and check for broken open wire...
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2007 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L serp belt VIN: 5TDZK22C57
hi and thanks to all that replied.well it ended up being the alternator.the pulley is a one way clutch(why i dont know)but the one way clutch parts were rusted out.i found this out by removing the cap/cover where the pulley nut should be.full of rust!alldata ...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L 2 - 3 shift VIN: YV1SZ58D31
Many thanks to Mark [...] and all others that noted the B4 servo as a the potential problem. I changed this servo cover and it corrected the symptoms we were having. Nothing like being able to post and get true professional responses.
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