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1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L starting VIN: 1GCCS19W2S
Here we go. A week ago I changed the fuel tank due to a leak. With the age of the vehicle it seemed like a good idea to change the pump and sender too. Customer took vehicle no problems till today. They went to the store and when they came out it wouldn't star...
2008 Chevrolet Corvette 6.2L No Start VIN: 1G1YY36W48
I have gone through everything on this computer that I can think of. No codes and no start. if we spray carb spray into the intake it starts right up and runs till you stop spraying. Have verified all data coming from the computer, ie. maf, crank, cam, vats, t...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Starting VIN: 1B3HD46TXT
I have this 1996 Intrepid that I just replaced the engine with a junkyard engine. It will crank but will not spark nor do I have fuel injector pulse. It does however have fuel pressure. Testing the green/org wire on the coil pack, it lights the test light with...
2007 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3FAHP02107
hellow everyone ,i have been here before with this problem thought we had it figured out with the ecm but didn,t the car has no problem starting ,when it starts and is idleing you can hear a slight pop,pop ping in the intake when you increase the throtle a lit... Trouble codes: P2273
2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Shift Interlock VIN: KMHCG35G22
HI all I have an Accent here that will intermittently not release from park. When it does this I seem to have no ground trigger at the shift solenoid itself. I know the brake sitch is good it is only a two wire and the brakes lights still light up. I think I h...
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L fan/temp control & fan motor VIN: KMHWF35H85
I checked for shorts and loose connections before installing new controller. All speeds work fine, but main black wire is heating up again.I pulled blower motor to check It, the ohms low/ok but, the impellar seems to drag very slightly when spun. (((dose anyon...
2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Exhaust VIN: 5Y2SL66865
Hello, Normally we have no problem replacing exhaust manifolds and exhaust flange gaskets to solve exhaust leaks. However, this Pontiac Vibe is a problem. We replaced the manifold and gaskets with GM parts and now there is leak at the flange. We removed the ne...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAE63BX5
Thanks for your patience as this is a bit long. I am unfamiliar with VW and need your help. Ok so this 05 Passat 2.0L TDi comes in with engine light on. Codes were P2100 and P0741. Cleared the codes and the P0741 came on within a couple day and the P2100 came... Trouble codes: P2100 (Throttle Actuator control motor circuit open 1), P0741 (Torque converter clutch circuit or performance stuck off)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWDT31K86
This is a tough one because it is very intermittant and there are no codes in computer. The engine will quit when coming to a stop. There will be no warning, no rough running or shaking. You dont even realize it quit until you try to go again. Then you see the...

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L cooling fans VIN: 1G1ND52J32
thanks everyone for helping out. to all who said the problem was the reservoir you got it right, weird thing was when i put my pressure tester the system was holding pressure, but not with the original or the new cap. any ways got a new resrvoir and that fixed...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK23D66
sorry this took so long to close. after i pulled the started and tightend the converter bolts it took a while for the noise to come back and i thought it was fixed. it came back and i looked at the tsb jon found and describes it exactly.. Thanks all who re...
2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L Rear Wheel Bearin VIN: 2FMDK49C68
Thanks to all. After a lengthy discussion with the customer, including him signing a waiver/disclaimer, we installed just the wheel bearing/hub. As you all alluded, no problem with fit. His problem now when it wears out prematurely.
1999 Honda Civic HX 1.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ722XX
I hate it when one gets my goat,but this one did.we checked computer # with dealer against vin and dealer said it's right.engine code matches what it should have in it.we double checked cam/crank timing marks-which were tough to tell that they were lined up ex... Trouble codes: P0335.
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJH82J1Y
We did further testing on this vehicle and found the left bank had a discrepancy of injector pulse duration of almost 40% compared to the right side at heavy load when the problem occurs. WOT we had 21ms of injector pulse on the healthy side and only 14ms on...
1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 2G3AJ51N6K
Thank you all for your help, i might be the only one doesn't know the problem. Right after i posted, every reply point out to the injector failure. The next day i check the resistance when cold, no surprised, only 2 injectors meet required is 12.5 ohm, the res...
2008 Pontiac G6 2.4L Several computers VIN: 1G2ZF57B58
Here is what I have come to find out. I was pulling out my hair and I felt the customer would be better served if he just took it to the dealer. The dealer has now had it 5 weeks and replaced the PCM harness TCM harness BCM module and TCM module all with no lu...
2006 Scion xB 1.5L camshaft timing VIN: JTLKT33426
Ok the cam gear was in locked position when install but would not respond when solinoid command i guess the gear was stuck internal. may have been due to the fact that car was driven with misfire for over a year. replaced intake cam gear drove to set srts all ...
2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R31
Thanks for all the help. I replaced the solenoid that sits on the canister the last time it was in here. The customer has not returned since but this problem happens very intermittently. I'm not sure if this was the problem but it was the fastest thing to cha... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system fault).
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