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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY3258T
I have a Vette here that has a problem with the factory alarm. It won't start no crank. Checked for ground at starter relay no ground. I have checked the key harness there is no problem there. The security light is on when you put the car in the run position f...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cooling fans VIN: 2G1WL52M7T
Thanks in advance, this car came in with a inoperative drivers door lock switch and power mirror control inop. Also customer stated that vehicle is running slightly above normal temperature and he believes that all of these symptoms happened simultaneously. Th...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L Engine VIN: 1GCHC29657
Vehicle stopped running on highway. Towed in. Dead Batteries. Water in fuel light on. Drained filter and changed to be on safe side. Primed system. Started running, water in fuel light came on, P0087 set, reduced power displayed, vehicle stopped running shortl...
2013 Chevrolet Volt 1.4L HV Charging System VIN: 1G1RH6E45D
This car was in an accident and the battery charger connector and cable were damaged. I replaced the charger unit and the cable from the charger unit to the HV Battery. The Charger module has to be programmed so I hooked the car to laptop and using TIS2Web acc...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L horn VIN: 1C4GP64L3Y
I am losing the ground through the steering column. I can ground the horn wire at the steering wheel to the body of the car and the horn works. The switch in the airbag is not the problem as it creates a complete circuit. I have ground at the base of the colum...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 3B7KF23D2V
Thanks in advance for reading. Had Trans rebuilt about 6 months ago. Customer relayed that it worked great for the first day and then it would hang in second at full acceleration and would have to let up on accel. pedal for it to shift into third. Tried adjust...
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L p1336 VIN: 2FMZA50675
Customer said light was on before she had an alternator replaced at another shop over 3 weeks ago, but cant confirm. Clear code, comes back in pending after a few minutes of idling. If i clear code as its running it will not set in pending while on same drive ...
2009 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L Compressor VIN: KNDJF72339
Thanks to all who help to shed some light on this. Client states that ac blows cold with blower on spee 1 and as soon as you change the blower speed to anything other than speed 1 the ac light on the climate control unti turns off and the ac stops blowing cold...
2011 Kia Sportage EX 2.4L Reverse Lights VIN: KNDPCCA22B
Vehicle was hit in left front. Engine harness was replaced which includes fuseblock behind battery. Reverse lights remain on at all times and only go out when ignition is turned off. they will go off if I disconnect the IPS/smart fuseblock under dash on left b...
1994 Maserati Ghibli II 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Hi guys, Does anyone have any techincal information on this vehicle like: fuel system pressure TPS adjustment and voltages ECT and IAT sensor resistance Basically anything thanks
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Trunk Lock VIN: WDBHA22EXS
Trunk will not open. Lock is in horizontal position. Both keys will go into lock smoothly but won't turn. Won't open with remote either. Drilled a small hole in trunk lid behind license plate to the left of the tumbler but can not see any linkage. Does any one...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBEA32E4S
cranks, no start. Im sorry, Mercedes illiterate. I have sat in 2. Info hard to find. This one was given to me. I mean car, title and problem. 105k, very clean, well maintained, garage kept. No spark, power to coils no ground, power to inj. no noid light flash....
1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: JT3FJ80W9M
I need assistance from the community once again. This time it is a 1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L with an rpm specific problem. From idle to 1100 rpm's it will run ok, but anything above 1100 rpm's it will buck,miss,surge as if the egr valve was stuck wide open...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWNE63BX5
The vehicle looses power intermittently, and sets fault p0299 turbo under boost fault, the egr valve and turbo bypass soleniod have been replaced, unable to find a leak in turbo ducting, the wastgate solinoid has 20" vacuum to it. Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo underboost)

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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L oil leak VIN: 1FMZU67K94
thanks for al your information regarding this problem,as of today 04-25-2014 at 15:43 PM i'm still wating for the truck owner to bring the truck back(I know for a fact he is very,very busy person, ),i see this gentlement at least 4 times a week,so i will see w...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Propeller shaft VIN: WVWBD63BX5
A flatbed or actual car trailer is not in my arsenal of stuff to get things done. If it was, there would be no posting here. And to pay for such a tow for the distance at which this vehicle needed to be moved was not cost effective. The vehicle owners do no...
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