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2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L ac compressor VIN: 3G5DB03E02
this rendezvous came in with ac inop originally after we replaced the battery. searched and found issues with the bcm getting stuck in a logic lock so we disconnected the battery shorted the cables together and then it worked fine. came back a week later same ...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Air bag light VIN: 2C8GP64L52
I am have trouble finding out weather the otc airbag load tool that I have will work. It is the otc3770 load tool. I do not have the disc that came with it as when I got it it must have been installed on another computer before I got the tool. So with out it I...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Shift VIN: 1B7KF2364X
We are not a tranny shop. I haven't seen anything like this. The truck was on a 75 mile trip and without any symptoms pryor the trans just stopped while cruising on freeway. No 1st,2nd, drive or O/D or reverse... nothing at all. The engine just revs up. I have...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L alternator VIN: 3B7KF23W22
vehicle dosnt charge
2010 Ford Escape XLS 2.5L gross leak VIN: 1FMCU0C79A
i have used the ids to diagnose this problem and it keeps telling me there is a gross leak i have updated the pcm with the latest calibration and replaced the capless fuel filler neck and it still fails the ids evap test there is no way to close the canister v...
1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCG2249X
No codes, no fuel pressure. No Start. What am I missing? Car came in as a no start. Had spark but no fuel pressure. Car would run on alternate fuel supply. No power at Blk/Y wire at fuel pump. With KOEO no power to to fuel pump control wire out of main relay. ...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Crank Sensor VIN: 1MEFM53S1X
Replaced pigtail n need to no about third wire which is a bare kind of ground and not attached but is n the same loom at started ok but originally was buckin n would hit second gear real hard like race car.also after a good 60/70 mile run would loos...
2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L idle fault VIN: WVWZZZ1JZ2
I have 2 faults 17961 and 17912.. already tried throttle body map sensor blocked off egr... cant find any air leaks was running fine befor before i cleaned trottle body. have also tried r -adapting everything am totally at a loss as to wots gone wrong... Thank...

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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E48
thanks to u all, i Finally got it fixed and out the door in one piece, special thank u to neal who guided me toward the binding problem. the engine top looked pretty clean, no sign of sludge or cam lobe wear out. all the fuses checked ok. i changed the cam ad... Trouble codes: P0016.
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAR3345Y
problem fixed took off thrtle body found where the cable is attathed to open throttle has two sections two it,that where we missed it we manually turn the throttle open thinking some thing is broken inside,cleaned throttle plate from both sides and all is well... Trouble codes: 119 (thrttle valve mechanical fault).
2007 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A8GM68X27
The EISM module fixed the problem. If I new it was only $8.00 I wouldn't have spent so much time smoking the system. P.S. I thought I closed this the next day. Sorry for the delay. This was my first time asking for help. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0456.
2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L compressor VIN: 1D7HG48N14
Thank you to those who took the time to respond we decided to just try and evap temp sensor we tried that but it didn't fix it and the customer has not brought it back for us to further diagnose. Again thank you
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Transmission? VIN: 1D4GP24R95
I am so sorry I forgot about this one as the vehicle has not been back to me yet. It is a taxi and is on the road all the time. I will update this as soon as I get it back and get it fixed. Again sorry for not closing this sooner. Thanks again , Stan
2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L oil pressure VIN: 2FMZA57654
Thanks for the advice from everybody. We replaced the engine in the van, but never really found the cause of the noise. Runs good now with no noise.
2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YS3ED49A14
First of all I would like to thank every tech that tried to help. I tried every suggestion but they did not worked. The way car was acting was terrible to get to the problem. The only way I found was driving the car with Tech 2 attached and in data graphics, 3...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Stall VIN: JT3VN39W8S
Thanks to all who replied! The problem was electrical. As recommended I checked the circuit open relay in the right kick panel. A quick check was to jump terminals fp and b+ in the dlc under the hood if it ran with these jumped it was an indication of a probl...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C33
Hello VW techs We did all the tests that you suppose to do for this problem and replaced the leak detection pump, fuel filler cap, fuel purge valve and fuel pump seal, but still did not pass the test it indicates a small leak code PO 456 ,due to time limit I... Trouble codes: P00, 456 (Small leak detected in fuel evap system).
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