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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHN83526
I'm no BMW specialist so I'm not thoroughly familiar with this Valvetronic system, but the problem seems mechanical, to me at least, even though the Valvetronic system seems to affect it. You guys may have seen this before I hope, and know better. I appreciate... Trouble codes: 29CE, 29CC, 29F5
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY58B12
I have an 2002 pt cruiser when it came to me was with the codes above as well ICM : signal board eng controller message not received; SRS : vehicle body style unknown(4ef4) MIC : (0302) no eng control message; VTSS : (0201) no pcm message SKIM: (ooo6) serial l... Trouble codes: P1698, P1687, P1686, P1694
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FJ68SXS
This Jeep runs very rich and has a lope at idle when running. There are no codes. The inputs to the ecm all seem OK. I put a vacuum gauge on it and when it was running fine it was steady over 16 but when it starts to run poorly it fluctuates from 10-12 or so v...
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Engine VIN: 3N1AB61E47
Sorry, I'm grasping at straws. Vehicle has me frustrated. When you drive it cold, and accelerate, or put a load on it, it's noisey...real noisey. Best I can describe it, it sounds like a barking sound from the right footwell. If you let it warm up, it gets bet...
2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L block
I am doing head gaskets on a 2002 Intrigue with the infamous 3.5l. I installed time serts threaded inserts into the block because of thread failure. The problem that I am having is that the inserts are installed toward the top of the hole but the head bolts ar...
2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V53
Hello, and thank to all that reply to my help request. I have this Suzuki XL7, I replaced the valve cover gaskets on and it somehow develop a fuel leak at the fuel rail, 19mm end cap bolts. After repairing the leak the vehicle will not Idle, has multiple misfi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire)

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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 4 wheel drive VIN: 2GCEK19TX4
first of all thanks everyone for the great help . I replaced the ignition switch and restored power to the Brake , 4wd , blower fan . power on the orange wire to the underdash fuse panel fixed all issues . thanks again .
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C64
I am going to close this request early. I have not fixed the vehicle. But due to a couple of people responding harshly to my questions made me decide to close this. I'm sorry I do not have a couple thousand dollars to spend on a scope. I am disappointed th...
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: YS3EF48Z4X
Thanks to everyone who offered help. I replaced all the remaining hoses that were available and by-passed the auxiliary coolant recirculation pump with bulk hose. All is well so far.
2007 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G8AJ55F57
thanks for the help,replaced the shifter and all is working ok.
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