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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LT 5.3L transfer case electrical?? VIN: 2GCEK13Z77
Transfer case in neutral service 4wd indicated on dic and tech 2 does not recognize the module is there. Any ideas would be appreciated. I also pinned out each wire and checked for continuity. I missed something somewhere
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.4L key fob VIN: 1G1ZA5EU6B
We reprogramed this car for another shop,all modules replaced.Key fob programed(tech2 sees that it did,will sound horn when tpms was relearned.We can command locks with scanner,customer purchased another fob and 2nd key,Tech2 programed but still no door functi...
2007 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L heater VIN: 2C3KA53G67
Hi guys. I have this 300 touring sitting for four days. It is a return on the previous tech before me. Issue is no heat in cabin. Performed chrysler diag. and found leak on pump. Replaced pump and found very small hole in radiator. Replaced these two parts and...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Accleration VIN: 1B7KF26C7S
Dodge Diesel techs: Please help if you can! Customer brought us this truck complaining of a sticking throttle pedal at times, causing this truck to rev to red line, despite key off, or trying to play with acclerator pedal. Linkage and cable was all in excelle...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L evaporator case
customer bring This truck because of the passenger front carpet is wet a/c condensation leaking but is not from the drain tube and it is not from the rain. I see the evaporator case is wet. Center and top like sweating and then the water drops on the carpet ma...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L master relay VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
It has been my experience that master relays on Hondas are notiously unreliable as the car ages and I decided to replace the relay on this 16 year old personal vehicle as "preventive maintenance." But after I removed the glove box and looked at the relay under...
2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL38K15
Jeep came in with a no start condition, Jeep had two codes for autoshut down po688 and po685, hooked up snap on scanner to check for cam and crank sync. there was sync, but have heard of bad crank sensors causing auto shutdown relay. replaced cam and crank sen... Trouble codes: P0688, P0685
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Vacuum pump VIN: WDBAB33C8F
I'm a little stymied here. Great car in great shape. All vacuum circuits work great. Engine runs perfect and smooth. Power great. But still pumps oil into vacuum circuits. Or seems to? On 3rd brand new OEM vacuum pump assembly. Under the dash and carpets getti...
2006 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.7L instument illumination VIN: WDBNF67J76
Got codes P2135, P2600, B1025, B1075, B1003 and the dash instruments illumination doesn't light up but the gauge needles do. I have Alldata but it don't help much. All fuses in F1, F2, and F3 are good. Any ideas

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2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Interior VIN: ZG1WH5ZK45
i wont to thank every one who took the time to respond we did every thing we could to fix ,new cluster installed bcm at dealer and ecm exchanged,replaced ign switch.tested all circuits,power ground an data,every thing came up good the only thing couldn,t get a...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Remote Access Module
After much time spent, calling Mopar Tech. Support and online research I found a set of wiring diagrams that somewhat matched this dealer installed system. Tech Support could not find this system in their current files but indicated that depressing the disarm ...
2002 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMDA53432
Thanks for the input I fix the problem someone had put a relay in the fuse box that should not have had one their the head lights to come on at random and other problems.I remove one fuse at a time and one relay at a time with a 1 ohms 10amp
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KMHWF35H75
I want to thank everyone for their help and I also want to thank Thomas and Mohammed for reminding me about air gap. I went back out this weekend and rechecked all electrical voltages, grounds and signals. The Hyundai website said the gap is maximum .060 clear... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor Circuit).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Line Pressure VIN: 1J4GW68S7X
In The End..I pulled unit 3rd time. Combed over every seal,hub and posibility. Went thru valvebody #2, Swapp TC with another reman, replaced front pump. And stiil pumpe whine came back when Hot.I cut a hole to bypass filter mesh and install InLine Filter. No M...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA06B54
The final fix was to replace ECM. After replacing the ECM, I did the 5 second key on engine off security handshake and immediately noticed that the MIL was now functional and the condenser fan was off. The engine started and ran, but the problems continued. T...
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L crank timing belt pulley VIN: JT3GP10V9W
well thanks to all. i did drill #7 holes and tapped 1/4 20. it is very soft material. came off after spraying pent.oil over night easy. can now slide on by hand.will reuse pulley unless ya,ll email me not to. don't think holes weakened it but never know as it ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG71K65
Car went to the dealer. Did not hear back from the customer on the fix. Sorry Trouble codes: P1545 (p1558-), P1558 (testing and results).
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWCR71K37
Per Tony from CA (see replies), we want to attempt the reflash on this car with customer permission. However, customer has not been able to leave the car, so until she can, I thought I better close this so the reply info is on record Thanks - Keith Trouble codes: P0110.
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