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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Excessive Emissions, VIN: 1GCEK19V01
Ok pay attention. I have tested every part of this evap system one by one in and out of the truck. Here is the issue. I can smoke test the truck with modis and it holds smoke and releases smoke. The issue I am having is that when running a bay test the vent va... Trouble codes: P0446
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ5656W
no spark at plug wires ,cap or coil asd b+ checks grounds check however ignition coil driver circuit at distributer constant ground with noid light when commanding coil ground dims but does not go out cap is full of crud wires are a little oily
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2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L MIL Lamp on
Hi guys hope you can help with this one! Have a 2006 Chrysler Sebring brother car, keep getting code p0457. I have smoke tested the system no leaks found, did find the Natural Vacuum detection pump acting up. Replaced with new and charcoal canister. Moto logic... Trouble codes: P0457 (Cap loss or missing)
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2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Transmission VIN: 1B7HL38N12
This is my personal truck. Have had very minor issue with 2-3 shift flair (1 to 2 occurrences per month -- only under very light load and usually after hot soak) for probably six months (has never thrown any codes until now). Have used this to haul loaded car ...
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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Sport 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1D3HV18TX9
Vehicle will have a misfire on cylinder 5 under hard acceleration at highway speeds. Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire detected)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L low power VIN: 1FTSX21595
This truck has no power under full throttle until about 3500 RPM's, then it takes off and goes like something just kicked in, also same when trying to pass a car on road, just no power, if feels like plugged converters but had exhaust off and no difference, re...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L Dash Lights, Turn Signals VIN: JTJBT20XX4
After installing a new evaporator, we have a lighting issue. With engine running, we have the A/T light on, it also blinks when I turn the left t/s on, there is no indicator on the right t/s. No dash lights but the temp panel responds to input from dimmer. The...
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM97V32
One for you FOMOCO dealer guys. Got this '02 Lincoln Continental that was repoed by a used car lot. Owner vamoosed with keys so reputable locksmith was called in to make new ones. Couldn't get them to program so they called me because I have IDS. Found code B1... Trouble codes: B1600 (No key code read from transponder)
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2003 Saturn L200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F43
no power, cooling fan comes on and off even though not hot.checked injector spray seems good, swept TPS no drop out . only wierd thing is ST trim is -16 at idle.intake sounds noisy like humming ? hope someone can give me a new idea... it's driving me crazy LOL Trouble codes: P0300, P1599, P0171
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2005 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L Axle seal VIN: JTEBU17R55
Hello Toyota guys! We need you help! This vehicle came from a dealer that bought it at auction with two torn C/V boots and a leaking axle seal on the right front axle. We replaced the front axle with a NAPA reman unit and seal. Test drove the vehicle and no le...
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L dash lights VIN: JH4KA9655T
Thank you to everyone that responded it turns out that the check engine light bulb and maintenance light bulb were blown. my only guess is that the circuit is not complete without the bulbs in working order.
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2003 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L engine VIN: 2CNBJ634X3
WE REMOVED THE BAFFLE PLATE ON THE VALVE COVER AND FOUND SLUDGE PLUGGING THE DRAIN HOLES FOR THE OIL. PROBLEM IS KNOW FIXED. THANKS FOR THE INPUT.
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2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 6.7L cluster VIN: 3D73Y4CL1A
thanks for the replies,i was doing it correctly,just had to repeat it several times for it to reset.Customer stated "it has always taken several times,even at the dealer to reset".I do not know,or at this point care,he is gone.Thanks again.I just wish we could...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36GXR
well everyone was very helpful. i replaced ecm, no change. turns out my lack of experience with older computers caused me to leave out an important bit of info. this truck had a performance chip plugged into the computer,which i transfered to the new one.i rem...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Cluster Lights VIN: 2HKRL1852Y
I took a few advices, went back in cleaned out all the ground cables. especially the one on the transmission. Warrantied out the alternator for another. and rewired a few things. It seems to have stabilized. took it for a good 50 mile test drive and has yet to...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L Stall VIN: 1G2WJ12X1T
Sorry for the delay in closing this post and Thanks for all of the replies. The problem on this vehicle turned out to be an int loss of IAC signal from the PCM. PCM and flash seems to have solved the issue.
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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWAL7AJ2A
Thank you for your quick response. My Question was location of exhaust pressure sensor. It is located on a bracket pass side engine near oil cap under the engine cover. After finding it preformed test .Tested okay .I switched it with a fuel pressure sensor as ... Trouble codes: P0471.
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