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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L cooling VIN: 2C3HD46R5Y
Car got towed because she overheated it until it quit. Had a bad head gasket and water pump bearing failed 2.7L. Replaced water pump and all tensioners with upgraded from dealer. machined heads and all new gaskets. Car still overheats when driving it and rad...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Looked at truck about a week ago. Customer complaint was random stalling and bucking while cruising at speed symptoms were worst when raining hard. Scanned truck found p0334, test drove could duplicate so changed cam sensor. Customer back other day with truck ... Trouble codes: P0334 (Cmp sensor signal erratic)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L trans range sensor VIN: 1FTPW14514
On the dash message center the trans.fault warning would come on when lever shifted to drive or reverse. Scanned system and got trouble code po705,trans range sensor. Replaced the sensor and cleared the codes. Took it out on a road test and everything shifted ...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Calipers, pads? VIN: 1J4FJ68S8W
So, this Jeep seems to have sticking brakes for the first 2 blocks it is driven while cold, usually in the AM. It presents as a regular clunking noise from the front end, usually 2x a second or so. After 2 blocks driving, it goes away. With the wheels off on t...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality
Ok,got this 2003 Lincon 3.9.Car came into shop,costomer stated car ran like it had a pluged into car started to back out of garge,new right away,car was in limp mode.Pulling back in garge ETC FALT lights on dash.Looking at scan data showes APP senso...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L code p0031 VIN: 4T1BE32K43
I have changed both o2 sensors and still getting code at startup. When I checked the first sensor i have 3.3 volts on my ground wire.
2003 Toyota Matrix 1.8L exhaust VIN: 2T1KR32E93
Addressing a complaint of exhaust fumes in car a week ago.I noticed that the front exhaust donut was worn.It was also sitting close to the hvac drain.This concern occurs when sitting at the light and with external air draw into vehicle.The donut has failed to ...
2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L slips VIN: YV1CM91155
Hi friends, i repair this transmision but this has problem, transmision slips only in the morning, after 10 minutes car works perfectly, i like the transmision need temperature to work ok, please help me.

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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L radiator fans VIN: 1B3HD46T5T
thanks for feedback, this intrpid is in the books,a/c presure switch bad.
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35P06
Thank to all that replies on this 6.0 ,there was great infos.well I decide to recheck the job of the previous mechanic,after R/R the hps pmp cover I profrom a nother air test, there was a large amount air escaping the back of the pump w/ the ipr command 90...
2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L evap monitor wont ru VIN: JM1NB35333
Thanks for the replies. I tried all the procedures from the responses I got. The vehicle was here for over 2 weeks as it was not the clients only car. The evap monitor just would not run nor did it ever set any codes pending or otherwise. So vehicle was return... Trouble codes: P0446.
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1MELM50U7V
After running injector cleaner with little to no improvement, plugs and wires were replaced and all is good.
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JTDBF30K72
I finally did a running compression test. Found Cyl#5 running compression 20 psi lower than all other cylinders. Problem is most likely in valvetrain. Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0300, P0305.
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