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1998 Ford F800 8.3L All exterior lighting VIN: 1FDXN80E7W
First things first... this is not an F800, but close. It is a 1998 Ford L8501. My main problem is that I do not have access to wiring diagrams. GVWR 26,001 - 33,000 pounds. H-Series L8501 straight truck. Cummins Diesel. 402.0 inch wheelbase. I could use ass...
2007 Ram 1500 5.7L map, interior lights
Just a "silver bullet" for every one on here. On saturday I wound up helping a friend and his son with the son's 2007 Dodge RAM1500 hemi pickup. The map lights had not worked for some time, now the interior lamps were blowing the fuse. If I remember right it w...

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1995 BMW M3 3.0L No Start VIN: WBSBF0327S
Thanks for the suggestions guys. I finally have a fix for this one. I ended up having two issues. First the dme was bad. however after replacing it the car still would not start. I thought for sure giving the sign of rodents that were all over this car. That i...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08613
I have not fix the truck .The owner needs his work horse .He will bring it after he finish his job.I received a lot of information most techs are pointing in the same direction and its valuable . I will Agree with Allan [...] ,he send me something that fits... Trouble codes: P0175.
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FMDU77K55
Thanks for the replies The fix for this one was a new cluster and reprogram. have drove it roughly 100 miles now and no problems. Thanks again everyone.
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L D/S Blend Door VIN: 1FTFW1EVXA
We'll it turned out to be the driver side actuator. All is well now. The u2100 code set because the new control head couldn't learn the position of the failed actuator. You can get access to it if you pull both seats, center console and carpet, but you stil...
2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0L engine VIN: KNDJT2A29A
basically the owner does not want to spend money on me pulling the trans and replacing the torque converter. I checked the maf and the throttle body all good. line pressure out of the torque converter was so iratic at times. I told her the converter was bad/go...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L VVT Actuators VIN: JT6GF10U6Y
It is pretty much fixed. James from Massachusetts got me thinking that maybe the combination of 10w-30 and 10w-40 oil that I used in this newly rebuilt 3.0L v-6 was a little too thick. Cold oil pressure at 2000 rpm was pushing 90 psi and at a hot idle hovered ...
1986 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L starter VIN: JT5RN75U1G
turns out the airflow sensor was stuck closed, I didn't know hadn't ran for three years. loosened up and found two wires to range switch pulled back in there connector. That took care of no crank, airflow working got it started, ran poorley,drained fuel and ad...
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