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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D4HB58D74
I have some dog poo stuck in my shoe. 2004 Durango Came in 3 weeks ago. This truck had a used motor out in by a chryl dealer in Feb this year. New Complaint 9/2011 of accelerating up on it's own, and setting the throttle lamp on. We scanned and cleaned T body....
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Cuts out, engine skips when cr VIN: 1FDFE24H3R
This vehicle came to me with a rough idle, surge and a skip in the ignition. New EGR and IAC was replaced and resolved the rough idle and surge but I still have a skip in the ignition like the it turns off then back on. It's not consistence but happens only wh... Trouble codes: 412 (replaced TPS IAC and EGR and solved this KOER code), 111 (no codes store and engine service light is out on KOEO)
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1664Y
poor idle quality with P0401 code. cleaned EGR system, cleaned IAC valve, cleaned TB, triple checked EGR system vaccum routing. Live data shows that all the O2 sensors are extremly lazy. O2 sensors will show appx 0.030v and switch to 0.040 very slowly and some... Trouble codes: P0401 (exhaust gas recirculation flow insufficent)
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L keep alive memory VIN: 2FAFP74W75
every two weeks car throws a keep alive memory code ,, simple circuit from battery to fuse box and across engine to PCM , check fuses and changes the memory fuse , check harness for a break and ohmed out circuit ,, also ran a jumper bypassing the fuse and ra...
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2006 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 5TDBT48A86
Hey guys this Toyota came in for an oil change we sold him timing belt and water pump released vehicle and it came back next day customer complained of a vibration at first drive noticed tire vibration balanced all tires and informed customer he said that wasn...
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2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MH68277
Hello all Volvo Techs! This Car has been to 4 Indy shops and now its here with me. CEL on car makes a racket noise above 1500rpm and goes away above [...]. Car doesnt want to idle when cold. When warmed up it idles fine. Car also back fires on deceleration... Trouble codes: 673C, 674C
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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L side airbag light VIN: 19UYA42481
The opds module in the seat was defective, causing side airbag light to come on intermittently. Thanks for all the help Wayne
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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Torque converter VIN: 19UYA42601
After the OEM troubleshooting guide failed to produce results independent transmission rebuilders have solved the overheating torque converter problem.Anybody fighting with this problem needs to go straight to the Sonnax web site and read the exellent technica...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2G1WB58K07
Hey guys thanks for the help and replies. I had narrowed the noise to be coming from the camshaft area. the customer didn't want to pay for additional diag time and repairs so now I won't know where this noise is coming from. Was kindof curious. Thanks again f...
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo5 LS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TD66EO9
Thanx to all that replied. The (P.I.) was correct. The cam shaft reluctor was pressed on to the cam shaft to far and the only fix was to replace the cam shaft. after repair all was well. Thanx for all your time. Trouble codes: P0441.
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3KA53G56
customer did not return to further check code so i suspect she new about this, of replies ,check bent egr tube,chek for cracks in exhaust near o2 sensors,check for e85 in gas and check baro pressure and map sensor,didnt feel like e85 was in gas because fuel tr...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D4HS48N93
OK the cam bolts must have been loose causing gears to be in time but cams not spinning. 5 bent valves now runs fine, Thanks, David Trouble codes: P0700.
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L converter readiness VIN: 1G3NL52F62
Looks like Russell from Illinois was right about the rear 02 not going below 500 mv. Must have been a lazy rear 02 sensor that was still working well enough not to trigger a code but kept the catalyst monitor from running. Replaced the rear 02 and the readines...
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