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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L rear brake lock VIN: 1GCGC29K5S
hi profesionales This truck has been parked for almost a decade- engine had a major repair done. brake lining pad at rear was severely damaged whole brake assembly was replaced except for emergency cable. the only Wheel draging is the passenger side which the ...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Low power VIN: 1GAHG39R9X
This is the least professional Tech Help you will EVER see me post and I apologize BIG time, Im just pulling my hair out. When the motor came out almost everything except the sensors were replaced. all new hoses, new radiator, oil cooler lines, exhaust manif...
2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.7L Drive Train VIN: 1B3EL46T45
This Low Mileage vehicle has a weird squeaking sound coming from the left front wheel at just about any speed. Car has alloy wheels not caps. Rotated tires no change. Sounds like a brake pad sensor but thats not it , also has new brake pads. You can pop trans ...
1987 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L Mil Light VIN: 1FTCR10T3H
Hi Everyone: This is my old 1987 Ranger. I had a smog test done last week and the "STAR" smog tech said the MIL light would not come on. I tried to explain to him it never had one! I'm the only owner of the vehicle and in all the previous smog tests, no one as...
2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Abs Module VIN: 1LNHM97V82
False abs activation at slow speeds when stopping. No codes. All pads are new and rotors as well.
2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L charging ports VIN: WDBSK75F36
Hi M.B. techs, This sl500 has both servicing ports leaking. I now have 2 concerns in continuing on in the repair and estimating of this job. The dealer tells me the ports are not available separately but they appear they would screw off for replacement, I do ...

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2006 Honda Element LX 2.4L Rev / 4th shift fork VIN: 5J6YH28306
Thanks for everyones help, but when I told the customer the trans wiould need to be removed to repair it she decided to sell the car as is. I guess I will never know exactly what the problem was
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L power steering VIN: SALME11404
hello all , I only got 2 replys ,Jason in South Carolina has seen this problem caused by a body control module.The customer authorized the replacement of the BCM and we will see iuf that is the cure.
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D15
Hi Techs, Thank you all. I replaced one of the coil(#2, it was aftermarket coil, not good enough on acceleration. I also replaced the EGR valve, not sure if it will fix it but been 2 weeks now no comeback. Thanks again ric Trouble codes: P0330 (random misfrie), P0403 (EGR circuit malfunction).
2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L 3-2 downshift VIN: 1N4BL11D55
thanks all who applied and. have not heard back from this car, used car lot put one of the old pcms back in and nission programed it and reflash the tcm and they havent had a probelm since.
2007 Subaru Forester XT Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69667
Thank you for all the responses. I did a running compression test, which if you know these motors can cause 1st to 2nd degree burns to do these test on a hot engine. It would look as though I will be tearing her apart when I get some time as you see from the p... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire).
2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L engine noisy top end
Thanks for the input on this problem.noise was lifters.Install oil pressure guage.lots of pressure but took about 30 minutes to quiten down at idle.Again thanks
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