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2004 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KS54Y44
At idle has an intermediate misfire on multiple cylinders. Stores the listed codes. Seems to run fine otherwise. Trouble codes: 171 (Lean bank 1), 174 (Lean bank 2), 300 (Misfire), 150 (o2 sensor fault b2s1)
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L bad crankshaft VIN: 1GCDM19X43
Hi. here I.am again.this time I need some suggestions as how to get the engine out of this van.is it better by the front o by the bottom.I do not see enough room on either side.the front grill is one piece so it can not be removed.I need to get it out in one p...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Stall VIN: 2B7HB11X61
This vehicle is probably not destined to remain in service much longer since the owner might retire it for a new model shortly. But I still want to see if any of this rings a bell with you guys. The complaint has an unsteady idle that will surge low intermitta...
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2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L right side dim light VIN: 1B3ES56C64
right side dim light out put in new bulb,same thing jumpered lift side to right side lights all work til i start engine,checked fuses #17 blown replaced fuse and lights all work till i start engine right dim out again. the right side dim is on fuse 17 the left...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1D7KS28DX6
hi there this truck runs rough only at idle, came in with no codes, had lazy o2's on pass side so they were replaced with NTK front and rear of cat and customer replaced plugs with bosch +4 plugs so we threw thos out and put in champions. truck still ran roug... Trouble codes: P0307
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 6.7L MIL Lamp on, long crank time VIN: 3D7KS28AX7
Truck came in with check engine light on and long crank at start-up. Sometimes it will start right up and other times it won't. Scanned, had PO341-camshaft sensor perf. P2121 Accelerator sensor/perf. and P226B-undocumented code, all stored codes. Cleared the c... Trouble codes: P0341
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FCLE49L03
PLEASE READ ENTIRE POSTING before replying to it.I have a Fed Ex Truck that keep going through injectors. Came in the first time for a leaking coolant at the intake. So I replaced intake and gaskets and plugs and wires. There was no problem at this time. The t...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S42
Hi Jeep guys. I have a reoccuring cylinder #6 Misfire. The car originally came in and ran OK, I drove about 1 mile and started up a hill and heard what sounded like spark knock and then dropped #6. Got back to the shop and checked spark and fuel and found #6 i... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
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2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L heads VIN: KNDJD73356
hey guys i need the torqe specs for replacing the heads and timing cover and water pump and intake nothing i have has them all i have is tractor/trailer.net and other class 8 tractor specs thank you if you could email them to me i would greatly appriciate it t...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 5LMFU28A9Y
hello techs! I have a 2000 Lincoln Navigator (5.4 32 valve) in the shop. Customer initial complaint was a bad heater core and we replaced. This truck needed a coolant flush badly also. Afer the flush I hooked up my Air Lift tool to check for leaks and the cool...
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1992 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L fuel and ign VIN: 1MEPM6046N
I have this cougar which is my sisters car here at shop, I am a vw and audi specialist so I don't have much knowledge of the fuel and ignition system. The problem I am having is there is no power to the fuel pump and no spark from coil. Being it a saturday all...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JF1GD29612
Hello everyone so i have a friends car with a problem, the mill flashes constantly, and the car is running very rich. problem is no scanner will communicate with the car. the problem was out of the blue and communication failure was not an issue before the mil...
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2007 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32E57
vehicle towed into shop with ruptured oil pan car had shut off , she hit a post nothing else damaged. The engine is turning over fine we have 150 psi compression injector pulse good good spark at all plugs. pluges were fuel fouled we replaced them after cranki...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69MX3
is there any way to get codes out of the computer with not having a scane tool on it.
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1992 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK34F9N
I ended up taking this truck to the local transmission shop. I know the owner well and he drove the truck and the problem baffled him as well. When the test drive was done he mentioned that "it could be anything... this is a very strange problem," etc, etc. ...
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1999 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 4.8L Oil blow by from breather tube VIN: J8BB4B158X
Thank you Ward you were right on the money and everyone else for the help with this nightmare but its not over yet,the turbine shaft was broken and lots of oil in the intake hoses. Replaced the turbo with new unit and cleaned hoses best we could smoked a while...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HS48N03
HO YEA , FIRST AT ALL THANK YOU TO ALL TECHS THEY TAKE TIM [...] TO REPLIED , SPECIALLY TO DANIEL FROM Massachusetts , YES AFTER REMOVE VALVE COVERS RIGHT TIMING SPROCKET WAS OFF BY A TOOTH I BRING THE MARK TO PROPER LINE UP AND ALSO I GET THE TUNE WHEEL/RELUCTOR ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Camshaft position sensor out of the range).
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Pressure plate VIN: 1FMDU34X1T
Thank you for all 25 replies that I received you great guys helped me fixed this ford explorer. I replaced both slave and master cylinders and bled the system from master resovior with my hand held vaccumn pump, like Vincent and Matt said to do, it worked grea...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L brake pedal VIN: 1FTPE2420X
A big thank you to all technicians who responded to my problem. after bleeding system several times, we took vehicle on wet ,rainy day and performed several hard stops to activate abs, retuned to shop . we rebled again , noticed fuid coming out with more press...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L ignition VIN: 1MELM62W1V
Just wanted y'all to know that I'm closing this request without a fix, as the customer never actually brought the vehicle into the shop (I first looked at it at his house - small town). Sorry if I implied that he had. Thanks to all of you who sent me their adv...
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HT05J2X
Sorry for being so late getting this closed. After testing all the wiring as suggested we decided to replace ECM. Ordered used unit & installed - made no differance. To make a long story short we had been diagnosing a faulty oil pressure gauge at the time this... Trouble codes: P1126 (Magnetic Clutch Circuit).
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