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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L genaral control unit VIN: WBAEV33405
ok euro techs, i need help once again. this is a used car lot car and i really dont have a lot of equipment or knoweledge, so please bear with me. pass frt window motor works from the driver area. both rear door windows work from their own doors but not the dr...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNCS13XX4
customer came in late friday evening.. check engine light on,running rough scanned computer for codes---Po300--ramdom misfire sold tune up based on mileage & spark plug condition Check compression #2 cylinder---140 psi replaced #2 fuel injector...misfire s...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel injectors VIN: 1FTNW21F32
will not start after new injectors installed
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L hard steering
Hello: We have this police vehicle that the fleet guy asked us to replace the rack because hard to steer complaint, We install a rebuilt rack ,flush the system and we get married...When you start the car the steering is hard to move , then we scan the pcm and ... Trouble codes: U1026
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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L ABS/Master cyl. VIN: 2FMDK39C67
Hello gang. We have a weird issue with the brake system on this Ford Edge. Another shop had replaced the booster with a used unit but replaced the master cylinder with a new unit. The pedal was spongy so we had replaced the ABS module after I did some research...
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2011 GMC Acadia SLE 3.6L Temp. VIN: 1GKKVPED9B
Idle when become to hot ecm cut a/c and hi side pressure 2660 kpa (385 psi). Go on road all is ok. Trouble idle. Scan all system no code.
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1991 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS36P2M
Hi I have a a 1991 Nissan 240sx that has a rough Idle and shakes when you first try and start the vehicle. I tried fixing the idle to Nissan spec 700rpm but when it goes below 1kRpm the vehicle dies, timing is adjusted to spec, all cylinders have compression, ...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G2WP52264
Hi guys, got this 2004 grand prix 3.8. Customer change fuel pump. We change fuel pump and still this car is not reading on the pressure gauge. Will run on an alternate fuel source, Have changed fuel filter crank sensor. still no pressure on gauge. Have checked...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L ignition switch VIN: WP1AB29P64
Well we have durametric scanner and canīt access vehicle for codes reading.the key in on position does not activate ignition.the cluster says:steering faulty. Any help will be welcome.
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2005 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L compressor
I don't have any wiring diagrams for this vehicle. Need to know what controls the relay for compressor. Does anyone know of any common problems with this system? When compressor doesn't engage when warm, I can get compressor to come on by jumping relay in fuse...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 5TEGM92N32
Hey yall. i have this truck that is making me go insaine. i feel like im getting sick with something so that may be why i cannot fix this dang thing. customer drove truck in saying its not wanting to go. they acutally wanted me to throw in a fuel pump first. s... Trouble codes: P1300 (p1305-), P1305 (p1310-), P1310 (p1315-), P1315, P0301 (p0304-), P0304 (testing and results)
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2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L coil, injector? VIN: JTDKB22U74
customer came in with ck engine light on. codes p0304 and p0302. stored. she states that once and a while during start up it will be a little rough. the last shop replaced the plugs and two coils. I checked plugs and found bosc so I replaced them with oem ngk....
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L clunking VIN: 1GYDE63784
Was the transfer case chain if you take the oil drain plug for the transfer case you can see the chain jump gears.
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK34J7Y
Thankyou for all the help, and telling me why this one does not have rear O2s. The problem was like you guys said! Wires for the O2s got mixed up side for side during the motor and trany job. I was trying to out think the problem. Just have to remember, always... Trouble codes: P0132, P0151.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Mechanical
Thanks for all the information yall. i relayed it to the customer who aginst my advise purchased a LKQ reman and i quote[well it has a good warranty] so i installed it and it seems to run good, glad i diddnt waste time installing something that diddnt work. th...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14525
Sorry it has been so long but this one was strange. Replaced spark plugs and the miss fires were worse. Gave the vehicle back to the customer, maybe Ford could do a injector test. Well two days later the customer was going to take it to Ford and, it was runnin... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire 8), P0316 (Engine Misfire detected at start up).
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2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU93177
Thanks to everyone that replied!! The system was seriously undercharged, due to a leaking front compressor seal, recharged and blows frosty cold! dont have equipment to test refrigerant, although it didnt seem to have any stop leak in the system, customer had...
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2003 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Power Loss VIN: 1GHDT13S13
So this one is good to go. Thank you for the replies. Bradley-the forum thread was a good read, easy to forget how much information can be found in the forums as well as the archives. Doug- appreciate the thought on grounds, re-checked those w/ voltage drop wh... Trouble codes: P1271 (App1 correlation error), P1280 (App1/2 correlation error).
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L oil leak
Thanks for all the help. Alot of you said the cam seal was leaking. Since I had replaced the oil pump seals and gaskets already , I pulled the top timing cover and had the engine held at high rpm. shortly I saw oil drip from the cam seal. replaced the cam seal...
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