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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABF4321S
Hi everybody, This 95 BMW 325is was towed to our shop from another body shop. According to the customer, the car was running OK before any body work was done. A quick check revealed no Check Engine Light operation, no fuel injection pulse, no ignition trigger,... Trouble codes: 066 (Dwa)
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: 1GNDT13W1R
This is my own vehicle. Installed ATK engine 3000 miles ago., including most sensors etc. all ACDELCO. Has a slight surge or occasional misfire @idle in gear. Never stalls, but is very annoying.I've gone over everything I could think of including basics and of...
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2001 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L long start VIN: 2C3HD36J61
After sitting takes 3 turns of key to fire. If driven and hot will start right back up.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18Z23
driving normal conditions all gauges go to off position,engine will go dead silent.lasts for a second or two then gauges come back to normal and engine sounds normal again.never sets codes,sometimes will stall completely and restart when keyed.new pcm and it d...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L blower motor VIN: 2D4GP24RX5
how do you get to the front lower screw on the motor cover. does the actuator door in the cover fall apart when cover removed. i have 3 screws out of 4 and one on top removed but the front lower over the wheel well that holds the motor cover on is to where i c...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 1D7HU18NX6
Truck came in with a blown Head gasket, we replace Head Gaskets and Head Gaskets and head bolts, started engine and ran OK. Once it got hot we lost oil pressure at idle. We did a manual pressure test and found it to be good off idle 45-60 psi hot but at idle i...
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1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L No Start VIN: 2C1MR529XV
This car is an odd problem.this care starts and runs good all the time.customer states that when driving on the highway for 20 minutes and let car sit a half an hour car will nit start.it took mee 2 tries to get it to do it but when i did get it to do it it ha...
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2007 GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L Hesitation, Misfire, shudder VIN: 1GKFK63897
thanks for all the responses in advance. this one is kinda strange and is a ex boss of mine. the vehicle misses or shudders at 1250-1700 rpm at cruise or on accel. 95 percent of the time. no codes, mode six shows no misfires, all data in trans and engine looks...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L wont shift VIN: KMHDN45DX1
car seems to stay in low gear all the time wont shift maualy or automaticly scanner shows no output rpm reading anytime and - 40 deg on trany temp no codes in this car at all any help would be greatly apreated
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2HX52K6V
+This car has been acting up intermittently for 3 or 4 years. Current owner has had it two years . Read previous repairs. It may have one or two problems. It will not crank sometimes,makes no sound at all, security light on but not flashing. Then later, will c...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E11
Got this car, drove it in cold and started working on it. Noticed p0171 but customer wasn't interested in looking into it. Replaced valve cover gasket and air filter as requested, then cleaned engine bay. After that, drove and noticed it falls flat on it's fac... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L power loos VIN: 3VWRA69M35
Hi techs, I have a car that comes from an other shop with no start problem. found no compression at cylinder 2,3 and 4, after the cyl. head has been remub found bended valves, after valve job was done put everything togged, after a day in the road car come bac...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L cruise control VIN: 2C8GF68484
thanks for all the help, turns out it was a loose conection at the cruise control servo.
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L sensor circuit VIN: 1B7KF2364X
It has come time to close this request,and the truck is not yet fixed. After the normal and recommended resources for a used controller failed,I left the hunting in the hands of the owner and his dad.I understand they have located one but have yet to get it to...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX18WXV
o.k i want to thank all 45 technicians who responded to my help.A lesson learned & will never forget. Let me say when you check inertia switch koeo you have ground from the 2 thicker wires. Those 2 wires will not have power or voltage until engine is running ...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L maf VIN: 1FAFP53U62
Little brother is happy thanks to all the good poeple who responded. He did in stall a new maf sensor (MOTORCRAFT) and all has been well for 3 days I consider it fixed! He is very gratefull to me and all iatn members who helped save him some $$$
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1999 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Fuel Tank VIN: EXC4447659
Thanks for all the help, it was what I suspected. The shutter valve was stuck. The cae had been sitting for a long time. All I did was disconnect the filler hose, and blew are thru it. After that I poured a bottle of sea foam down the filler neck and let it si...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L window seal VIN: 3VWDC21V82
Hello VW Techs We readjusted the window and we will see if there is no more leaks when the rain comes. Thanks a lot
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3VWRR69M64
Good suggestions of checking the intake for carbon deposits (done at previous shop) function of shutter valve (ok) miscellaneous vacuum lines and function of turbo activation (new turbo with position sensor) Usual suspects. I graphed out the throttle with th...
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