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2004 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L Differential VIN: 5GADT13S84
Hi guys. this car came to me with a terrible clunk from the rear on a hard turn. My rear specialist diaginosed it as a bad posi unit. I put in two used rears and the clunk is still the same. Im beginning to suspect it is comming from the transfer case or front...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Excessive Emissions
Hi all, I have this Duramax LLY engine that is leaking diesel fuel from the number 1 injector. It is spraying out of the gap where the high pressure line passes through the nut that mounts the line to the injector. I can't find any cracking on the injector, th...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP3831Y
Going to do a timing belt on my mother-in-laws car. Is the Zetec engine. Says I need the cams alignment bar and the C/S TDC pin. Can a guy not just matchmark the cam and crank sprockets to the old belt and transfer marks to the new belt? I understand the proce...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1HGCG56641
This is my girl friends car. Sometimes there is a slight slip or hesitation from a stop or 1-2 shift. Except for being a bit low the fluid seems OK. No burnt look or smell. Would it be worth changing the fluid and filter?
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L Stall
The vehicle came in last week it had a code 54 i replaced the dist.now the vehicle starts then died immediately i suspect the alarm module has malfunctioned how can i bypass it permanetly there is no remote with vehicle and customer ,claims the alarm was disco...
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L car cranks by it self VIN: SALPL16491
good day guys i have a new for me. i just brought a 2001 land rover thought i got a good deal. well last night the intera lights would come on by them selves then the head lights the the alarm would go off so i disconnecthed the battery went back to car and co...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L ASR Light goes on VIN: WDBGA57E9S
Hello all, This car is a stinker. I have gone over the wiring harness and all the attach points for both ground and power and found nothing wrong. As we all know these years for Mercedes wiring were bad with falling off insulation and multiple short circuts. ... Trouble codes: 30 (No Can communication in the ASR computer)

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AK15F46
Again I would to thank all of you for ur time and wisdom. After some testing...Alcohol content was approx 5%,Unplugged MAF with little to no change in trims after hard reset,triple checked for vac and exhaust leaks,no misfires what so ever as far as the scanne... Trouble codes: P0171.
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L blend door VIN: 1GCEC19V46
i want to thank everyone who replied,i got a new left temp actuator and everything seems to be working fine now. thanks again.
2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HE42K97
Hello everyone, I'm calling this one fixed. When I came to work after the three day weekend, the truck ran much better, the more I drove it the fewer misfires counted up. The boss drove it around at lunch and said it showed a misfire or two at first, then r...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW215X5
Problem solved fuel pump was the issue. It was intermittently not delivering the proper volume, the first time I did a volume check it showed good, but this time showed very poor. thanks for everyones help! Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2011 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.2L head gasket VIN: 1FT7W2B6XB
thanks to all replied,he got new bolts and everything went fine,again thanks for the quick replies IATN is great.
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L Fuel VIN: 1FT7W3BT9C
I left this open for as long as possible to get as much feedback as possible. I want to thank all who responded. The goal of this was to determine if I could extend the drain intervals. Thanx!
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L spark VIN: 1HGCB7557M
sadly i have to close this as unfixed. The car is mine and it is on the back burner. Thank you all for your input, Im probably going to switch all the sensors over from the old engine and see how that goes. Thanks clint
1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L ADS Suspention VIN: WDBGA57E9S
First let me thank all of you for responding so quickly and correctly. You guys are the best. It seems that there a are indeed 9 led sensors in the steering angle sensor and if any of them work the suspension computer will think everythings ok unless they work...
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