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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L cluster illumination VIN: WBAEV53403
This car came in after another shop replaced the dash cluster due to a bad fuel gauge. the gas gauge now works. But it had an air bag, abs, check engine lights on, used the Modis to turn the warning lights off, it had a ton of codes but has none now. All are o...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L duel climet control VIN: 1G4CW52K6W
I finally got this car back in plugged in actuator got heat took off with car and went cold this is wierd hot outside hot air on passenger side now cold outside and cold on passenger side I see a heat sensor an ac sensor and a sunload sensor I fell one of thes...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L radio VIN: 1D7HA16N96
This truck came in because the radio stays on after the key is turned off. this is a factory redio and we checked all the wiring and everything is like it comes from the factory. truck has no codes,We really don't know much on the radio end so maybe some of yo...
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2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAHP56U85
I have a real winner. This was repaired by a local body shop. The right front suspension was replaced with used parts. The used parts came from a 2003, I think. So the old style wheel speed sensor was used, the old fat kind. The 05 has teh new digital sensor. ...
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2006 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKET16S56
I have some confusion the dealership is saying the coolant temperature sensor for the guage is located right rear behind the engine of cylinder head, however there is the coolant temperature sensor shows same part number but is there two of them and where are ... Trouble codes: P0128, P0171
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2007 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L top brake light VIN: 5NPET46C67
hi all tech, I need help on how to replace the bulb on the high mount brake lite.this is the 3rd times i done this and all of them came out ugly.there are 3 screws and no access.i want to do it right the next time. thanks, ric
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S4W
when attempting to check to see if I have a crank signal by using the scan tool, the computer will not communicate. It just states to check connections and to check if key is on. I've looked over the engine for possible critter damage to wiring, but can't see...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L MIL Lamp on, High Idle; P1294 VIN: 1J4GW48N4Y
Compliant: high idle; MIL went on then cleared. Day 1: we picked up Jeep - all warmed up - and yup we had no effort on pedal to maintain 25 on a flat. Otherwise ran fine. Frankly before much else decided to pull IAC and see the state of things. Was old and al... Trouble codes: P1294 (Soemtimes Thrown)
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2002 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L awd VIN: 3G7DB03E52
I suspect rear axle actuator is faulty component causing this concern but the price tag has me a little gun shy. The customer had installed a used rear diff for noise and awd dissable displayed. He brought it to us with awd disable displayed and abs light on. ...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L down shift VIN: WBADD6328W
SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG I THINK THE PROBLEM IS THE CHIP AS MOST OF YOU THINK IT IS I FOUND THE TSB RELATED TO THIS BUT SO FAR BMW HAS NOT BEEN ABLE TO FIND THE UPDATED ONE POSSIBLE IN GERMANY I WAS TOLD I GAVE THE CAR BACK TO THE CUSTUMER HE SAID HE IS GOING TO ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Gauges
This van is fixed! Thanks goes to Paul [...] who had it exactly right. Someone had redone the positive terminal on the battery and the small wire was not even stripped of insulation and was clamped down with the two larger wires. It must have been making some ...
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73598
HEY I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE THA [...] A FIRECRACKER! THE CAR DID NOT HAVE ANY COMPRESSION AND SOME PLASTIC P... Trouble codes: P0342 (Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit low input B1), P15E8.
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L Cranking Circuit VIN: 1G2ZF55B66
Thanks Techs for your replies. I have cleaned the engine and body grounds that looked suspicous at the front left corner of the car. The customer has taken the car a few weeks ago and has not complained of any more issues. With the history of this car I'm sti...
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2006 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8AZ55F36
Finally got car back in shop on 12/29,got another throttle body from dealer,koeo for 1 min.let idle still have high idle problem,both tps are at 14%,could not find my IAC counts on my scan tool,all my readings do change when i work the throttle.tps-1 voltage i... Trouble codes: P2119.
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