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Help Request Answers
1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L radio, cluster VIN: 1G6KS54YXX
with car koeo radio and instrument cluster are ok, once you start and run the car for a minute or so radio shuts off and gauges go inop, battery voltage shoots to 15volts, you loose window control, interior lights and we set B1390, B1982, B1983, U1301, U1255, ...
1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16R0X
Engine runs terrible, no codes, no misfires on data. Replaced distributor, plugs, wires, cap, rotor, fuel injector spider, crank sensor, unplugged maf, resealed upper intake manifold, ran compression test, 150-160 all cylinders, ran infector balance test, good...
1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L not shifting VIN: 1B7GG23Y2V
had the transmission rebuilt,put it back in,not shifting,P0748 code,,reverse,2nd and third gear only ,checked transmission plug wires found the wires was oil soaked and shorted together fixed all wires,put new govenor pressure silinoid,new govenor transducer,s...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L No start VIN: 1J4FY29S1R
This jeep has a no start condition when it he outside temp is below freezing. I have not been able to duplicate the no start due to a rise in outside temp allowing the truck to start with no issues. Owner states after multiple try's of turning the key, somet...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Temp Control Heater VIN: 1J8HCE8235
Heater temp works only on hottest setting ( Max hot)
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK32 AMG 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBKK66F13
Hello all, we have this 03 Mercedes SLK32 AMG with a loss of throttle issue. While cruising around you will loose throttle and car will start to slow down, lift your foot of pedal and about 4 seconds later it will be fine. I have inspected the fuse for the int...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L mil light on VIN: 4JGBB86E56
ml350 runs fine with above codes set ,has less then 80,000 miles,serviced regularly (not by dealer)my code book also mentions mechanical problem could trigger these codes,out of warranty also.Any benz techs out there now of this problem or internal TSB for rep...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Hybrid Battery VIN: JTDKB20U37
Hybrid battery state of charge is low. Tried bypassing lockout (tricking it) with no luck. Question is, does anyone know of an alternate way to charge this battery? I've seen a couple ways, with a RC charger on each or a 12 volt doing two at a time. Not sure...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4T1BE46K57
Hey Everyone I have this Toyota in here and I am taking a beating on it. It is making a noise like spark knock that increases with engine RPM up through about 2000 RPM and then quiets down. The noise has not changed any. I did notice while running with Oil f...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HF16Z3V
Pulled valve covers and sure enough found Cyl #5 Exhaust Valve spring broken. This was a first for me in 35 years I have never seen a broken valve spring. I want to thank everyone who replied to help me with this one. Trouble codes: 500 (Vss).
2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L interior lights/electronic ac control VIN: 2FAFP74W83
well i had the mileage wrong was only 74000 miles and a very old gentleman drove this car for years so i isolated the circuit..had to think older people use their sunvisors while driving and this has driver and passenger vanity mirrors pulled driver visor down...
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L driving VIN: 1FMZU73K94
tks for all the replies i tried the tire size thing didnt work even put on diff set after pulling my hair out found that was a broken wire going to the motor fixed it a whala everything works great thanks again for the replies
2005 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FMSU43P55
thanks to all for the quick responses, it seems that some techs just oil & some use antiseize with good results. We decided to fallow the factory bulletin an lightly oil before assembly. Seems like its only temporary and will soon burn off anyway,I was just wo... Trouble codes: P0299.
2006 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Ride Control VIN: 1GKEK63U76
Thank you all for responding. We installed an Arnott kit as suggested by most of you. Total time to install was 2.5Hrs. There was a new pump provided and a descant bag to renew the filter for the system. The installation instructions were very clear and preci...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Safety VIN: WP1AB29P74
Hey I just want to thanks every one for the helpful replys but unfortunly the the customer Went back to base a week later so he told me when he gets back he return the vehicle I kno my time is running out so I'll have to close this request with out a fix.Agai...
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