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2006 Acura TSX 2.4L noise VIN: JH4CL96946
Chirping sound only at highway speeds only on acceleration. Sounds like it is coming from engine compartment.It is not wind noise and the belt seems fine.
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1984 Chevrolet C10 Silverado 5.7L No Start
This truck has dual tanks, and no selector switch in the dash. Can anyone provide the wiring diagram to make this thing run off one tank to test drive?
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L High idle when cold VIN: 1GCDT19W8R
Vehicle has high idle when started cold. Indicating 1200 to 1300 RPM when started in cold condition. When started in warm or hot condition, problem does not exist. The high idle is only found when the vehicle is started in the morning or in the evening. Owner...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7ML48A47
This truck runs great but occationally on start up will turn on the ck eng light and the electronic throttle light on. and set code p0192 and p0652. I have checked the 5 volt ref from ecm its right on the money but have not got truck to act up while montoring ... Trouble codes: P0192 (p0652-), P0652
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1989 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L Steering VIN: 1F38503928
We have a 1989 ford f150 5.8L that has been giving us power steering noise troubles. The customer brought it in for a power steering leak. We fixed that by putting a reman pump on it, however when turning the wheel it whines terribly. We flushed it about 4 tim...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA524X2
Hi ford techs i have a good one here.car came in p1405 code.car runs very good,reset engine light and test drive it first engine light came on after 2 miles,i put vacuum pump to egr and car stalls out when i apply vacuum to it.i did duty cycle test with scanne... Trouble codes: P1405 (Upstrem dpfe sensor clugged or disconnected)
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1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L ABS light on VIN: RA3-101405
I cannot see if this vehicle is an EX or LX but they are the only 2 options. It has an F23A engine. This vehicle does not have a diagnostic plug. We pinned codes 54. Now after replacing the relay we have code 31 - modulator. Does anyone know the procedure to c...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transmission VIN: SALMB11403
customer had his car towed in we checked it out and it had a code for a control module. also the idle was erratic cleaned the air flow meter got it to stop the idle problem but then it would blow the fuse on the control module put a new fuse in then drive it f...
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2008 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring 2.0L Blower Transistor VIN: JM1NC25FX8
Trying to remove the blower motor power mosfet transistor on the back side of the blower case spent way to much time to remove mitchell is of no help on this one i was able to remove the connector and one screw but the back screw can not even see with a mirror...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L abs . bas light on VIN: WDB2083351
Good evening gentlemen ! I have a CLK 200 abs and bas ligt on and a code c1314 voltage supplay solenoid value a 7/3. We have checked all power supplay to hydraulic unit and the controller place in the rihgt side off the engine compartmet checked fuse and chan...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L cooling fan VIN: WDB2100481
Good evening gentlemen, I need help with this car, I have run out ideas ... the cooling fan runs continuously when the ignition is on or engine running , cold or hot. We change s.a.m and fuse box because of errors in block 15... no help, run to the dealer for ...
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2006 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L Remote Door Locks VIN: 1G2ZH55826
Hi Guys and Gals, I have this 06 G6 that is giving the owner fits with the Keyless Entry System. Last year at ths time the owner used it every am to star the car 100 ft away all winter long. In the spring the range of use started to decrease. I changed the bat...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJT64B83
the camshaft sensor code is gone I swapped the two cam sensors in the left head, (very easy to do ,nothing in the way) and got two different cam codes P0011, p0012 so I know the sensor was faulty, cleared codes and replace intake cam sensor, also seems to have... Trouble codes: P0348, P0421.
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Silverado 6.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: NO VIN
well its atruck i purchased out n the country at a good deal because i figured i could get close to a fix w alttle from my atn frinds.as it turned out not one single atn member could offer an idea to where i could start w/o callin a wrecker n takin it a deal...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Headlights VIN: 1B7HF16Z3S
Thanks for all the help! It was the headlight switch! I checked grounds, wiring by headlights and finally got the headlights to shut off when I started tapping on the headlight switch. So thats what I replaced. Thanks again!!!
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R35
hi everyone like i had posted i had tried 3 coils to no avail.r&r'dlugs and in the harness when going through it had found 6 to 7 wires casing had fused together seperated and tried a good pcm and no luck.found 2 bad injectors and a bad injector harness fixed ... Trouble codes: 2305 (secondary ign ckt fault), 2306 (secondary ign ckt fault).
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2007 Hyundai Entourage SE 3.8L Cooling fans VIN: KNDMC23327
After cleaning the ground points behind the left headlight (thank you, Nick [...]) and trying the fans again, with no change, I tapped on the controller. The fans came to life briefly and stopped again. A Snap-on Modis scanner commanded them on without succ...
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1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Headlight Leveling VIN: JS3YV94417
Thanks for all the Excellent replies. Found a broken wire on rear leveling sensor. Repaired that and all is well now. THANK YOU ALL for your excellent replies...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Rear Spring VIN: WDBRH81J74
THANX TO ALL, I DID NOT USE A SPRING COMPRESSOR THE REAR SPRINGS ON THIS CAR, THEY HAVE A VERY SHORT TRAVEL. I DID THE JOB ON THE LIFT USEING TWO TRIPOD JACK STANDS, ONE IN FRONT ON OPPOSITE SIDE THAT I AM WORKING ON IN THE REAR. REMOVE PLASTIC COVERS ON CONTR...
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4DL01D81
The problem was as many of you had indicated. It was a leaking intake manifold. Sorry for the late post but we've been so busy that it was had to devote so much time to one vehicle. The job took the better part of the day and we just completed it last Frida...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L turbo VIN: YS3EF48Z4X
Thanks to all who replied. Joseph and Donald directed me to Eriksson Industries @ 800-[...] in CT who rebuilds them as a source of information. And Jeremy provided the impeller nut torque I was primarily seeking which is 129 inch pounds.
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2005 Saab 9-7x Linear 4.2L Starting VIN: 5S3ET13S85
We are calling this one fixed.I never really figured out what the substance was that was in the connector for the park/nuetral switch but I cleaned it out and replaced the switch. we also sent this vehicle to the dealear to update software. This customer was r...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG28K3Y
Good morning to all This vehicle is fixed after some excellent advice from you guys.I replaced the vsv like everyboby said to and that fixed the problem.Everyone that responded to me gave the same answer,so I guess you guys know your Toyotas.A little hard to g... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1999 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Door locks VIN: WV2EH270ZX
Hello Friends Thank you for all the replys.I have checked all the door locks for positive clicking on both doors, and they all went up and down, they didn't stay in the lock position. And as some of you suggested, I pulled the boot on the drivers side door pi...
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1999 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Tansmission hesitate to angage when cold VIN: WV2EH270ZX
Hello Friends, Thank you for all the replys. On this vehicle I drained the transmission fluid, pulled the pan, tried to drain as much fluid as possible. Installed a new OME filter and pan gasket.Added BG transmission additive which was recommended by a transm...
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