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1992 BMW 318i 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACA5312N
Car lost power did not cut off just would not accelerate, then got better. Parked it drove it next day and MIL light came on code 1228 runs fine but has an erratic idle. The code is for #4 knock sensor the car only has two so I am assuming it is the 3-4 cylind... Trouble codes: 1228 (4 knock sensor)
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L auto climate VIN: 1GNEK13T45
hello all techs first i am a volvo tech and we have here a good customer with a few volvos we are helping, this tahoe he bought has only air blowing through center vents hot or cold,no defrost, no lower air.has codes b0263,bo229,and b3770. with scan tool conne...
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2005 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN65LX5
Repair all of the above.drive car 40 mile check engine lamp on now im getting 2/1 p0153 and 2/2 p0137.I checke d wiring all looks good I smoke and pressure test exhaust cold no leaks.I swapped the 2/1 and 2/2 o2 with the other Bank and no change still comes ba... Trouble codes: P0153, P0137
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L idler
Thanks to all who replied. For now, with being in Michigan, since it is wintertime, and I learned the a/c was inop anyways, I bypassed the a/c and the missing idler using a shorter belt. It just misses the a/c pulley and still gives good contact on the p/s. I...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L gauges, radio, power window, power locks, 4x4 VIN: 1GCHK24UX3
Sorry for the delay closing this. I found multiple areas of rodent damage to wiring harnesses, was going to be into some money just for what I had found at that point. I fear what was found may not be the whole problem. The customer has taken the truck, will d...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HKYF18476
Thank you all for your quick responses. Due to pressure to get the vehicle back to the owner ( He was riding a bicycle here in Maine in December) I decided to pull the intake plenum to check for any possible hidden vacuum leaks that the propane/ether didn't un... Trouble codes: P0507.
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2002 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4N27N17T22
Hey all, I'm gonna call this one a fix since after a couple weeks the customer was in and wasn't complaining about it. Replies all pointed to sensors. when last they were in, I swapped the MAF sensors and that seemed to work. May have been a poor connection... Trouble codes: 325 (knock sensor).
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L BCM Security VIN: 1G8JT52F51
I'm calling this one a fix. Either the used Bcm I bought is internally junk or as others have suggested, there is no way to clear them for a flash relearn. The car refuses to relearn the pass lock. Just for testing purposes I swapped the ignition switch and th...
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