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1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.0L carburater VIN: 1G1FP87H3G
We installed the new carb because the stock carb was leaking and the secondaries were not opening now with the new carb installed the choke is staying open after car is started and shuts off it will not restart until it sits for awhile
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LT 5.3L not able to select 4wd VIN: 2GCEK13Z77
Vehicle came in not able to select 4wd high or low. no codes. checked out all the wiring and no shorts/open circuits. Automatic 4wd seems to work fine. Originally I could select the 4wd button and the tech 2 would show engaged. I took a module off another vehi...
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2006 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SL65846
vehical ran well, at idle stopped at intersection, engine stalled no start no crank 30-mins. later started + ran well again. Trouble codes: P0607
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Brake Servo VIN: YS3EF49E03
Brake servo P/N 5390844 leaks air through poppet valve when idling or cruising. I have a rebuilt unit P/N 4836656 from a 1998 model year car. Before I dismantle, I would like to know both servos are compatible. TIA
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Interior VIN: 5UXFA53553
I am waiting for the customer to come back on a decision as to what he want s to do. Thanks for everybody's input on this. I plan to remove the cylinder first and examine and repair/ if necessary replace general module, If all goes well. Thanks a million.
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGC34F9T
we got a replacement PMD and fabricated an extension harness to re-mount under the bumper like sombody stated, it now stays cool and no more stalling, although it takes longer than I think it should to start when hot, but other than that, no problems.. cleared... Trouble codes: P0251, P0370, P1216, P1218.
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1999 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GBGC34R8X
Thanks for the replies. Turns out this truck had 2 problems. VAT problem was corrected with new ignition housing. This fixed the constant no start. The other was a failing fuel pump. Note I replaced this pump a month ago and it had not even run a full tank of ...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Power Door Lock VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
First of all, I'd like to thank all that responded, The information was helpful. I did not repair this vehicle. On first evaluation and based on what I found on Identifix Direct-Hit I was looking at the RKE as probable problem but several replies from IATN me...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No start VIN: SAJGX2740V
The ecu for this vehicle has been sent out and I don't have it back yet. I was able to start the engine by bypass or energizing the ignition Positive relay in the trunk and I believe the ecu controls this circuit . Hopefully I will get the module back soon an...
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2006 Mercury Mariner Luxury 3.0L interior lights VIN: 4M2CU57176
Sorry it took so long to close this, but the vehicle is fixed. Both replys were correct, in that the body module was the culprit. Had to order it, and took a week to receive, and another week for the customer to return and have it fitted. Lights came on as son...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Window VIN: 3VWXA81H4V
thanx to all who helped, it ended up being the window motor and regulator. All 9 requests were very helpful. thank you all again.
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