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2007 Cadillac STS 3.6L Exterior trunk release VIN: 1G6DW67737
After repairing the retention clips was unable to release trunk using the switch. Trunk will release using the remote. Checked the switch and the switch checked good. Jumped both sides of the switch with no release. Wiring information available for this circui...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L headlights VIN: 2A4GM48436
Intermittent flickering of headlights and also radio will turn off for a few seconds. This may only happen once a day or after several days. When lights were flickering battery voltage went to 15.5 volts and duty cycle went to 50% with desired battery voltage ...
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1989 Dodge Dynasty 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B3BC4635K
vehicle attempts to start runs for a few seconds and quits. using an auto xray scanner no codes are found. we replaced the fuel pump and filter due to it sounding poor during cranking. we have intalled a new asd relay no help. we installed a used ecm no change...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L All gears VIN: 1FMZU34E4W
Hey guys i've only given help this is my first time asking for some assistance on this one. SO THANKS in advance :) Car came in on the hook with an intermittent transmission issue. As the customer was driving on the freeway, the transmission disengaged and sh...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L dead battery VIN: 1FMPU16L91
Expedition came in for no-start with dead battery.Charged battery and check alternator and battery and both are good.Did draw test and found draw of .6 amps.emove Narrowed done to something with battery saver relay staying entergized remove and draw goes away....
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1984 Honda Prelude 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JHMAB5220E
the carb feedback system doesnt function. when frequency solenoids are powered up they respond and the engine leans out.the question i have is do the solenoids run at 50% duty cycle like most feedback systems even when open loop? alldata and mitchell dont prov...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L transmission fail codes VIN: SALME11484
thanks to all for the help
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1999 Lexus LX470 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT6HT00W0X
hellow to all hope somone out there can give me some hints or has seen a problem like the one i am having.got this lexus that the customer states cuts out and stalls while crusing with little to no load at freeway speeds or when coasting down hill. check engin... Trouble codes: P0715, P1520, C1241
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L no crank VIN: WBAAM3332X
customer brought in another key at which point the cranked, not start. we reinstalled the old EWS module and realign to DME, the vehicle started and also got a new master key.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L security VIN: 1D7HU18Z42
Hi I removed the skim fuse for about 30 seconds replaced it and all is well. has been 4 days with no problems. thanks for the replies Stan
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10X0S
Thanks for the advice, it was the ECU as I suspected. In hindsight if you ever see the PID data line for battery voltage (on a Ford anyway) @ "0" the ECU is toast. I ultimately put my labscope on the injectors directly, they were @ 7+ms @ idle. The scan readin... Trouble codes: P1132 (B1S1 rich), P1152 (B2S1 rich), P1151 (B2S1 lean), P0300 (Random misfire).
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1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNA5846J
Bob and Darryl were the only 2 of 7 replies that were on target. I don't think the others bothered to read the post! The car is still with me and I have confirmed that the A Bank transistor failed and that the zener diodes on the board were burned. I solde...
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Surge VIN: 1YVFP84C96
It had a bad o2 sensor.I sent the customer to the dealer and their scanner picked up a bad o2 sensor.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Starting VIN: WVWWH63B72
Unfortunately I cannot call this a fix because all I really did was install a new fuse. What I do know now from the replies I received is that even though this fuse has only two branches, one that feeds the comfort control module and one that feeds the fuel d...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWDF71K95
Well, as we started looking a the circuit to the throttle body we found that the 10 amp fuse in the underhood fuse panel was completely missing. Installed the fuse and the throttle adapted with no issues and the vehicle is running perfectly. Thanks
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YV1VS2556Y
this volvo is fixed. after checking and double checking everything we started zoning in on the accessories driven by the serp belt. we unplugged the alternator and the problem went away. we removed alternator and found the clutch was frozen. we didn't have an... Trouble codes: P1014 (VVT reset valve).
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