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2003 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTDT13X33
Truck came in running. Had a no start earlier in the day but started for the tow truck driver. Truck was here earlier this year for same problem. Did tune up, had no problems till now. Replaced ignition module and pick up coil for s&g. Then the truck would not...
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2008 Infiniti FX45 4.5L VIAS valve VIN: JNKBS05F38
This car has been repaired in a NISSAN dealership for several times due to noise from the engine. We found the screw of VIAS valve came out to the top of pistons. The engine has a large oil consumption. Are there any TSB for the above issue? Plaese see th...
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Engine VIN: KNAGD12695
This car stall when it gets hot, and then starts right up. No codes ever. The timing belt was loose, so we replaced it; also put on aftermarket crank sensor and cam sensor. Has fuel pressure when it stalls. Sometimes it will not start again but only for a few ...
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2008 Porsche Cayenne 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AA29P18
In need of assistance. I've got this 2008 Cayenne V6 3.6 DFI with fault code P0674 (P12A2) fuel pressure sensor. I have replaced the tank pumps and filter due to one pump failing. Fault clears but returns. Starts up rough and sets misfire codes. I am using Dur... Trouble codes: P0674 (fuel pressure sensor- upper limit exceeded), P12A2
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hydraulics VIN: YS3FD76Y77
This low-mileage 2007 9-3 4-cylinder w/6-spd manual is giving me a clutch problem possibly similar to the one reported in a help request by Norberto Portillo from Texas, which is still open. This car had its clutch replaced in New York City after the owner bur...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L ligh on VIN: WBAGN63494
despite agreeing with the replys as to fixing the issues withing the power module. I took a shot and replaced the f/r door sensor, it is the crash pressure sensor. i had to code the sensor, it has a optical cable going to it as well as wires going to it. i wa...
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2009 BMW 750Li 4.4L Supplementa Restraint VIN: WBAKB83539
Thanks for those that deciphered the code for me. Tried the hard memory reset by unhooking the battery an touching cables together and try to clear codes. In this case did not work. We sent to dealer since they were the only ones in town capable of installing ...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJG31U86
We'll guys, unfortunately I'm closing this with out a fix. The fact that this bus runs well, and the symptom is just a MIL on, has kept it on the back burner for now. I'll have to get some other repairs and projects done to make room for this one in the sho... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Misfire VIN: 2B7HB11YX2
The customer had recently purchased vehicle and is weighing his options on whether to fix this vehicle or not.I have verified thru the use of a new digital bore scope that the valve seats are the problem on both heads.So many of you tech's have stated about th... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4).
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2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW2BR7A
I received several replies some I had tried already but nothing more I could use. It was scheduled to go to the dealer but the problem disappeared, so nothing further will be done unless it returns. Thanks for the replies,
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2001 Isuzu NPR 4.8L Calipers VIN: JALB4B1421
I got equal responses for both parts in question, either front calipers or master cylinder. Logically either were a strong possibility. We decided to change front calipers since it was easier and cheaper which, so far, has fixed the vehicle. Best advice here, ...
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1996 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4TN12D8T
We'll guys after I check the circuit coming the PCM I found that the PCM was supplying ground instead of power the sensor is magnetic pick up sensor which inside the transmission it magnetic bearing the sensor creates a digital wave to the PCM so I replace the... Trouble codes: P1700.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L injection pump VIN: 3VWCP21C41
Thanks for all the help, was able to get the seal kit from dieselgeek , customer decided not to fix car, so I may buy it from them and try to make a few bucks. Thanks again and happy holidays to everyone.
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2004 Volvo S40 LSE 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27504
So after 2 weeks this car is finally on the road. It turned out that both the maf and the coolant temp sensor that another shop had put in were defects (gotta love the after mkt parts) Not 100% sure but somehow I believe the coolant temp sensor had shorted out... Trouble codes: P0128, P0118, P0014, P0125, P0102.
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