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2000 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5419Y
Thanks in advance. This car came in for an intake gasket replacement (only leaking oil out of end rails). Repair went well, vehicle runs fine. Now I have an insufficient EGR flow code. You can watch mode 6 data climb every time an egr test is run until the num... Trouble codes: P0401
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2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G4HR54K31
i have a 2001 buick lesabre i have a large amount of crankcase vacuum large enough nto trigger a po171 po174 and engine idle is deeply affect ed
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7MU48C84
Replaced Batteries,Checked in tank lift pump, good. Filled the tank, Same problem.Ran the Diagnostic tree from Dodge I an not sure enough to spend the money for a ECM Help Trouble codes: P2509 (Powerdown Data Lost Error), P0148 (High Pressure Common Rail HPCR Checksum)
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2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C75
I am desperately looking for an actual known good cam/crank sync for this vehicle. I have seen the one from alldata, and truth is I was burnt by their references once before. Is there ANYONE out there who has one ? And yes it has a new cam and crank sensor alr... Trouble codes: P0016, P0344
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2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7L A/C system VIN: 1D8GT28K47
It came in not cooling very well @ idle . After flushing system and replacing compressor,expsasion block and drier ,and pulling a vacuum for two hours , it is not any better. Radiator cooling fan is working fine. It seems as it sits and idles it gets (a/c) get...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Tran range sensor
Hi guys need your help on this one! My scanner will come up with gear 1. The truck shifts ok, back lights, starts and have over drive. Code P708 keeps coming up every second key cycle. I have check the wiring and found broken grey/ red wire with two other burn...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L warning light VIN: 1FMYU04161
Recently this vehicle was out of town and needed repairs, they replaced left lower ball joint,front pads and rotors, l/f wheel bearing and air filter. After repairs the brake warning light on dash illuminates after about two min of normal driving. If vehicle i...
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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L Differential VIN: JA32W8FV9A
veh came in with c161e code; no others stored; we have bench tested the relay; checked fluid levels/conditions - all ok; cleared codes and road tested (easy and aggressive driving)- won't return for us but has returned 2x for owner; multiple google entries cal...
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1995 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Torque Conv VIN: JF1GF6354S
Can anybody helps. I keep getting p0710, p0740 and p0753. Is it easy to replace the torque conv sensor. and the shift solenoid. Is there any after market parts available? Trainy is not shifting at 55mph oil temp sensor circuit and shift solenoid A electrical
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on
all told me if timing was of it would effect more than 1 cyl on the bank, so I removed the upper intake to recheck the coil, plug, injector and compression on cyl # 6 , one thing I seen looking in the lower intake was carbon build up in the intake on all BUT... Trouble codes: P0306 (missfire cyl 6).
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation
Many thanks to Richard from Michigan, Andy from Texas, Timothy from Wisconsin, and Thomas from New York for leading me in the right direction on this one. This TPS does indeed have 2 5V signals when you check the wires with the connector unplugged. The Violet... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS Does Not Agree With MAP).
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 6.7L Harsh 2nd To 3rd Shift After Warm And No Shift Up VIN: 3D7MX39A87
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT GAVE ADVICE. I CHANGED OUT THE VALVE BODY, THAT DIDN'T MAKE ANY DIFFERANCE AFTER SEVERAL CALLS TO THE SUPPLIER OF THE NEW TRANSMISSION THEY SENT ME ANOTHER TRANSMISSION AND THAT FIXED THE PROBLEM I WAS TOLD THAT THE FORTH GEAR CLUTC...
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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GTEC19X06
so this is the 2nd time now i have closed this request...before i had left great detail to the issue...basically rear o2 sensor on drivers side would go very intermediately send bad signal to pcm...oe style o2 sensor still in vehicle...repalced both on that si...
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2008 Hummer H3 3.7L crank no start VIN: 5GTDN13968
hello all this hummer is still humming so after the third re-learn it stayed unlocked.everyone had good ideas but not many realized that this anti-theft only uses the electrical portion of the ignition switch-no chip no resistor in key-no antenna ring around...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Moon roofs VIN: SALTY15482
Thanks to all the information and suggestions, I got as far as my last post - tracing the open to the loom under the glove compartment, but the customer needed the vehicle back and now is moving to a different island. Regrettably this one goes in the books as...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air ride VIN: SALMF11424
Thank you all for the feed back. We did calibate it and it was ok for a couple of drives then acted up. We repeated this a coule of times. Then noticed ramdomly the left front sensor was reading 41 volts sometimes. It would happen randomly and seemed to se...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2WP52K12
Thanks for all the input. As I test drove this thing I was able to duplicate the issue at one other RPM range 1600 to 1800. The variations in the problem from replacing the MAF's only caused tunnel vision and lead further down the rabbit hole. Plus I was too f...
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Lock Cylinder VIN: 1G8ZG52812
Thank you Clarence from Maine and the rest of you guys. I drilled the small hole and pushed in the sidebar and was able to turn my new tumbler and get it out. Put the key in with the tumbler out and sure enough the sidebar was not retracting. Put the new de...
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