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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52EX1
Hi all, I could use your help on another one. Please reference the codes listed above. Customer requested that we do the minimum to get this car to run properly. After taking a look at the codes I decided that that would be the best diagnostic strategy too. I ... Trouble codes: P1133 (Ho2s insufficient switching sensor 1), P0134 (Ho2s insufficient activity sensor 1), P1635 (5 volt reference circuit 1), P0140 (Ho2s insufficient activity sensor 2), P1404 (Egr closed position performance)
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L wipers VIN: 1B7HF13Y8X
The truck has wipers on lo and hi. When you turn them off they do not park. Also the delayed wipe function does not work at all. When you unplug the wiper motor the wiper relay clicks at the same speed as the delayed wipe is supposed to come on. If you adjust ...
2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L None VIN: 2B3LA53H08
Customer called me with complaint of a possible unauthorized engine swap by the dealer in her 2008 Dodge Charger R/T. She had a drivability issue, which the dealer said that the engine needed to be replaced in order to solve the problem. Not sure what the orig...
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L No Start, hard start VIN: JHMCM56363
This vehicle is having a very strange issue. Car came in as a no start and the starter was inop. Replaced and now car starts but when its cranking over it sounds like the timing is off. It will buck a few times then start right up. Sounds like a intake back fi...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF68S6X
We have checked everything on this system 3 times again. Ecm tests bad. Hard to believe 2 bad in a row - same codes. Original ecm had completely different code sets - bad checksum code - ecm bad. Help please. Trouble codes: P0320 (Crank sensor), P0340 (Cam sensor), P1392 (Cam crank intermittant)
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...
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2ST87F4N
After a 20-30 minute hot soak engine will crank, start and stall. If you hold the throttle open while cranking it will start and rev up. Engine starts fine cold and if restarted right away when hot. fuel pressure is 35-45 psi. Will maintain 30PSI for 30 minute...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Can not shift in to 3 4 5 gear but 1 2 and Is ok VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
I cant not shift in to 123 gear but [...] revers is ok its some thing inside the transmition keep the level shifter to come hier for me to go in hire gear i take off the cable to see if is was not the shifter or the cāble and i try to pull pu on the selecto...

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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WT55K86
Thanks to all for you help. Unfortunately, I have not been able to get the customer to return for further diagnosis. My plan should the customer return is two fold. The first thing that I wanted to check was to see if the fuel tank pressure sensor is accurate.... Trouble codes: P0449 (Evaporative emission vent solenoid control circuit), P0455 (Evaporative emissions large leak).
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35P75
So the vehicle is fixed. Ill address everyone after Richard. Micheal, I did state my ICP pressure. My voltage is 1.2 volts, so .8 is 500 PSI. I had that. Maybe I wasnt clear. My bad. I decided to scope the cam sensor and found it to be erratic. However ... Trouble codes: P2617, P2614.
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Starting VIN: 4S3BG6852V
well after a short search aftermarket alarm got pulled out ,same issue had a remote starter checked that yup it was the problem so I made a big junk parts pile and fixed the car , sometime this aftermarket shit just dosnt work
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L 3-4 shift hot VIN: 4T1BE32K72
Each member told me to check those wires under the manifold. Also 1 told me what I had already discovered in the archives. the knock sensor failing to send information to the pcm will result in the no 3rd gear shift. The customer will return with the gasket a...
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