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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L transmission cooler line VIN: 1G6DM57N83
original customer complaint of oil leak. Found abrasion on transmission cooler line on left side of radiator. Also found coolant leaking from right side cooler line fitting. Replaced radiator and cooler lines. Customer returned with no transmission fluid, fi...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L 2-3 3-4 shift VIN: 1GNET13S62
starts in 1st shifts late to 2nd then late to 3rd(No OD). WE found that the maf, both rear o2 sensorts, had a value ofg zero while also the tps opened at full throttle would fluctuate from 20% to 30%. (max) .In the tccm module value for 2wd/4wd high/4wd lo/awd...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Cuts out
vehicle came in with intermittant problem where engine cuts out during accel, sometimes p1391 sets when problem occurs and sometimes not, check wiring to both crank and camshaft sensors, replaced both sensors, problem occurs intermittantly and very quickly, ca... Trouble codes: P1391
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 2B4GP24R6Y
I bought a 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan base with a 3.3 liter engine and 4LTE transmission. The van was purchased with a bad transmission. The transmission was making a high pitched noise which I assumed was due to a busted up gear train. I pulled the transmission...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F01
Good morning every one, I Need some help on this 2001 ford F250 diesel 7.3L turbo,Truck tow in with no start,scan computer system found code P1212 ICP unexpected,looking at scanner data while cranking RPM 150, ICP Volt 0.24,ICP 0 PSI,IPR from 15%-65%,Oil Press... Trouble codes: P1212 (ICP Unexpected)
1995 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Dome Lamps VIN: SALHC1341S
Is there anything besides the mutli funtion unit that could cause the dome lamps to stay on if the ignition switch is on? All the door switches, hatch switch & manual lamp switch work. If the ignition switch is in the off position all dome lamps work correctly...
2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier L 4.6L Cluster VIN: 1LNHM85W21
Vehicle came in complaining about abs and brake light not opperating, odometer and speedometer not working also. My boss started checking it and decided to put a new vehicle speed sensor but did not took care of the abs or brake light. So he pass it on to me, ...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D1Y
Can not get ECM to operate injectors. Acts like a car with and immoblizer but car does not have one. Droped steering cover. Wires are there but no immobizer on ignition cylinder. No wire at terminal 116 of ECM. (spot where immoblizer signal should go) Injector...

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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2FMZA5148X
This network is the great resource. All four replies hit it right on the head. I found fuse # 9 burned, but had to reprogram PATS by a local Ford dealer to accommodate the new cluster. Surprisingly they did it at the great price. I am glad it is all over. I a...
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L security VIN: 1GKDT13W5W
thanks for all your input.this was not a pellet type key. after reading your replies and going back to truck i disconnected battery and touched cables together for fifteen minutes with no help. rechecked wires,connectors,powers and grounds. putting a new bcm f...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire VIN: 5LMPU28L1W
Thanks to many helpful people who replied to my help request. The advice from Donald of Montana and Patrick of Nebraska was dead on. They told me that the vehicle didn't need a new computer, that Fords have trouble setting a misfire code for some reason, and...
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Stall VIN: 4F2YZ02Z85
Thanks for all the help IATN. Though I did not have much diagnostic information to go off of, and knowing this was an odd one, I did have that bulletin. Customer did not want to do it at first because it was an expensive answer to her problem, but she finally...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L engine code locatation VIN: JA3BM54J6P
The dealer was not much help,I am at this time not able too find a engine oil pan. I am thankful for the help, I did not remove timing cover too gain access to engine numbers,I not sure what too do with them after I get them.I am going to get oil pan welded,th...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Hesitation, 1st gear sluggish VIN: 1G8JT54F52
Hello everyone, Thanks for your replies and information. The catalytic was replaced on the vehicle and 'voila' the problem was fixed and this customer is already and existing customer who brings many (if not all of his vehicles to the shop); he had this vehic... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine Misfire Detected), P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency Low Bank 1), P1599 (CC Power Management Mode or Engine Stall).
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