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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Air Bag Light On VIN: 2G1WX15K82
I can communicate with every other module except the SIR module. Air bag light is on. Have tried my TECHII and MODIS; still no communicaion. I did get a code from OnStar module: U1088(no comm.). I already checked fuses, unplugged and plugged connector under dr...
2007 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L Traction Control VIN: 2G1WC58R17
Code c0242 ecm indicated tcs malufunction and traction control torque request circuit.cant find any data in mittcel to help.test drove with tech 2 all speed sensor reading same
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L P0171 Lean VIN: 1G1AK18F38
Hi there, I have this clean little cobalt eating my dinner. It is in for the light being on with a code P0171, lean exhaust bank 1. I have installed a new mass airflow sensor and upstream oxygen sensor and i can't tame this beast. I cannot really pick up any ...
2008 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJG31K98
Compression is good on all cylinders. 152 - 155 i cleaned ignition coil grounds and seemed to work for approx. 2 weeks. The vehicle runs fine no cut outs at cruise but stopped at a stop light it will stumble a little bit but not all the time. Heres the freez... Trouble codes: P1174
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L oxygen sensor VIN: 2D8FV48V35
I have tested this circuit (DVOM) for voltage to the heater circuit (br/gy wire)on right rear oxygen sensor. Reference (br) seems fine, ground for heater (bk/lb) is fine, o2 return (db/dg) seems fine. The wiring schematic I have shows the heater voltage coming...
2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L timing VIN: 2D4FV47T56
Hello and tank you in advance any help you can provide, custormer car came in for oil light on, remove oil pand and oil pick up tube was cloge. Removed valve cover to inspect and found engine with excesive sluch, clean all pasages and replace all related parts...
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.0L Mating transmision to engine VIN: 1FMEU15N9S
This is an ancient 1996 Bronco (I gave a VIN for a '95, but for this, it shouldn't matter) where I got the job to replace the slave cylinder, which is the one incorporated with the release bearing and requires transmission removal to replace. Its a beater and ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148W
Hi everyone, I have a windstar I'm having a hard time with.Vehicle came in with a torn up synchronizer and cam sensor, it had been out before and had a repair pigtail on it. I replaced the parts reset the cam sensor cleared codes and started it up, p0340 came ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal fault)
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Lifter noise? VIN: 1FTYR14D71
This truck had the head removed for valve replacement. The machine shop said they adjusted the valves. Upon reassembly, it has a very distinct loud tapping noise which was not there before the head work. It only happens at idle, below 1200 RPM. As soon as you ...
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L vibration VIN: JHMCA564XK
The car came in for vibration. It vibrates in the steering wheel very bad, and the rest of the car vibrates. Before all the work we did to it the vibration was worse. Wanted to see if there is any one out there who have fix this problem. Seems to be a very com...
2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16375
Customer has car towed to shop. While driving, car made a slight whining noise and then a pop - car quit running and there was a no start condition (but starter/engine would turn over). Customer immediately thought it was a timing belt. Timing belt OK, but tim...
2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Surge
I got a 2005 accord hybrid with no codes but at about 40mph it seams to surge a little for a second then gos away the trans seams ok the trans fluid is clean. Has anyone come a cross this before. Im thinking it might have something to do with the hybrid side o...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L speedometer VIN: SALJY1245W
The truck runs fine and the trans works ok we have installed a new speed sensor at the customer request but no fix so now I have sold some diag time on the unit. We have check the gears in the trans and checked for ac voltge being generated from the speed sens...
2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Srs VIN: WMWMF73577
Vehicle came in with air bag light on. Scanned system and pulled fault codes described above. We have no information with alldata or in our verus scanner looking for some insite to troubleshoot. Thanks for all the help
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G3NL52T7X
This vehicle is not sparking on #2-#3 coil. Found broken primary wire to this coil and now have B+. Amp probed primary and find no switching. Have both IC inputs at module from PCM but still have no switching of the primary on this coil. Has had 2 aftermarket ... Trouble codes: P0302, P0303
2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start, only when cold inter VIN: 1G2NV12E83
This one is really been a headache for me. please gm techs HELP! this car was given to me because it has been to other people and no success at fixing it, I'm not having much luck myself. Only when cold will the vehicle not start, no spark or injection pulse. ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1993 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Unknown
well the fix for the cruise was the on off switch on the console, i could hold it down in the on position and the cruise would work. to check the codes in the suspension requires a volt meter with a needle, hook it up to the right pins in the dlc connecter an...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C6Y
Thanks to everyone for all the help. I did the rewire first trying to go with the code I was getting. No matter what I did I could not fix that code. I decided to go by symptom and go with what I would do do I replaced the crank sensor and boom no more pobl... Trouble codes: P0351 (Inition primary coil circuit A fault).
2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 4.0L wipers gauges headlights VIN: 2D8HN54X48
Well, it seems as though we were not able to fix this one. I spent numerous hours removing all of the interior and tracing all bus wiring throughout looking for the phantom problem. After 3 weeks (on and off) working on this beast the customer decided that h...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L rear heater VIN: 1FMNU43S7Y
Thanks to all who replied. I just got the rig back and removed the water pump. Unbelievable! Not a blade left on the impeller! I can't believe it didn't overheat. New pump and she's down the road. Thanks again, Steve
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D53
Tried an used pcm no help. Just for giggles we swaped the old crank sensor with the new cam sensor and everything is good, don't understand it but the customer is happy and that is all that matters. Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor problem B1).
2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L heater hose VIN: WP1AC29P64
Thank you for all of the replies.I removed the intake manifold and the bleck plastic bracket securing the metal heater pipes and was just able to change the heater hoses.It was a real tight fit and I had to use a lot of long needle nose and hose clamp tools...
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