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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
QUESTIONS: - Should I replace knock sensor ? - Is there another issue I'm overlooking? I recently replaced the head gaskets on my 1993 Silverado Z71 K1500. Along with manifold gaskets, and intake gaskets.The CHECK ENGINE LIGHT is on and the code present is 4... Trouble codes: 43 (Knock sensor / esc signal)
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16387
Greetings to all i have this surburban with a misfire scan data shows cylinder 6 and 5 did compression test on cylinder 6 shows no compression leak test shows no problems.i was trying to get info on the valve lifter oil manifold.working through my scan tool i ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK36Y19
This vehicle will drive perfect until the stability control light comes on then the power loss light will come on and the car goes into limp in mode and will only do 35 mph. We did all the things like clean the throttle body and reflashed the computer to the n... Trouble codes: P0325
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L powertrain VIN: 3D7KU28C14
hey guys got this dodge pickup 5.9 cummins another shop has replaced transfer pump injector pump fuel filter and has given up truck will stall you wait a few minutes restarts and runs fine it always comes up with a code p0148 any help or ideas ould be great
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L fuel system VIN: 3D7KU28C14
hey guys got adodge pickup from another shop they have given up they replaced transfer pump injector pump fuel filter truck will stall and set a p0148 restarts then will stall again any ideas would be great thanks!
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L no start VIN: 2D8HN44H08
Van came in with no start problem, no power to any interor lights, radio ect. Scan determined NO COMMUNICATION with PCM,TCM and AIRBAG modules. The TIPM had no stored codes and the WCM had code B2229 Skreem internal issue and code B1A35 Unidentified key commun...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1N6SD11S2S
Feel stupid asking for help on this one but at a loss. Truck came in 2 weeks ago for snow tires and had no issues. Towed in last week with blown front to rear brake line. Co-worker replaced line and bled system. Problem is that we cannot get a good pedal. Rear...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L shift solenoid B VIN: 3N1CB51D53
Hey tech this is my bosses sentra that had a p0755 shift solenoid B. So him and another tech replaced the set of solenoids at the bottom of valve body and the code comes back quick after a short drive. So now Im stuck with this problem. I took the steps for al...
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2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L Tire light on VIN: 3N1BC13E07
This car is my Girlfriends daughters car. She told me one day that the TPMS light just came on. The light is on steady. I was able to pull codes with my Snap-on Solus pro scanner. Codes were C1704,through C1707,which means tire pressure is zero PSI on all tire...
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2009 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L no shift VIN: 3N1AB61E69
we had this vehicle come in we replaced the transmission because it had a bad stepper motor. installed new trans and the vehicle drove fine a few days later vehicle did the same thing. code is p1777 no voltage to step motor. pls help if anyone has had this sam...
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L fuel pump fuse VIN: 2G3AL54N7L
car was towed in found blown fuse for fuel pump. Checked all associated wiring including oil pressure switch. Have unplugged oil pressure switch ;bypassed all wiring from relay to pump. fuse would blow instantly when key was turned on .suspected short under da...
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2005 Saturn Vue 3.5L Cluster VIN: 5GZCZ63435
Customer will be driving and all lights in cluster light and dinging heard.at times even loos of electric power steering. Due to random nature and u2106 u2105 loss of communication u0140. Tried looking for loose connections, dialetic greased connectors and pos...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starting VIN: 3VWSP69M33
2003 Jetta TDI will crank but not start above 40 degrees coolant temp. Glow light only comes on for 1-2 seconds. White exhaust from tail when trying to start. Checked voltage and amps. Both are 0. Unhook coolant sensor. Glow light comes on for 8-10 seconds. Ha...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Stall VIN: WBAFB3359Y
Well everyone looks as if it is a defective dme module. I installed a new TBI unit and tried to clear codes and the codes came back immediately and thats without even trying to crank vehicle. The datastream still showed intake air temp at -70 and throttle peda... Trouble codes: P0120, P0123, P0223.
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52W3R
HI,EVERY ONE: THANKS TO ALL OF YOU GUYS FOR TAKING TIM [...] TO HELP. MOST EVERY BODY POINT AT DISTRIBUTOR, SO A NEW DIST. SOLVED THE PROBLEM . THANKS AGAIN MATT
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L egr, boost servo motor VIN: WD2PD74415
THANKS YOU GUYS, we finally got this thing solved, cause of issue was two wires that where touching under the driver seat coming into the relay/fuse panel then tested all relays found three bad. after all this we found out that we had a shorted egr when the re...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Blower Motor VIN: 2D4GP44LX5
Thanks to all you guys for the information. I think the problem is what most of you said, wiring to blower was crossed. On inspection we noticed that wiring was spliced and joined. We did not have a chance to correct as customer picked up vehicle with the prom...
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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L starter VIN: 2D4GP44L67
OK guys this one is fixed and out the door. A couple things to add that I encountered after the original post. I went in and did an update with this info but didn't go far enough so it never posted. I discovered that the vans PCM would not communicate with my ...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Air Temperature VIN: 3D7KR19DX7
Vehicle wound up with two problems. Water pump was not properly circulating coolant. Replacing it evened the temperatures across the radiator, etc. The main heat concern was caused by a partially plugged heater core.
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L cab lights VIN: 1FDKE30G5T
Thanks to everyone for trying to help with this problem. The body lights are setup like household wiring in the sense that the black is the power and the green is the ground. So when I was using my power probe to "jump" the "ground", the breaker set off. Aft...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Spedometor VIN: 1FDXE45PX6
Thanks to all for the replies. The two Mikes were closest with Mike [...] pretty much having it. On these the output shaft speed sensor has nothing to do with the speed signal to the PCM, it does come from the ABS module. I had already replaced the harnes...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
Thanks for all who helped. I installed an aftermarket distributor and still had a miss fire. Going by the replies I sent the after market distributor back installed a Nissan one. Still I had the miss fire on cylinder 1. Upon further investigation I noticed tha... Trouble codes: P0301 (Miss fire cylinder 1), P0302 (Miss fire cylinder 2), P0325 (Knock sensor circuit).
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TEHN72N82
WELL FELLAS THE TRUCK IS FINALLY FIXED. RONALD FROM CALIFORNIA HIT THIS RIGHT ON THE HEAD IT WAS THE K&N COLD AIR INTAKE. I ORIGINALLY DISMISSED THIS AS THE INTAKE HAS BEEN THERE FOR YEARS. STILL CONFUSED ON WHY THIS MADE A BIG CHANGE. EXCEPT FOR A RECENT BODY...
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