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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Starting VIN: 1GNDT13S34
Hi guys I need some help with this 2004 trailblazer came from another shop the for no start so we check no communication with the body. Control we check all powers ground all good so we replace the body control same problem I could communicate. With Ecm Ipc. D...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L immobilizer light VIN: 1G1AK52F05
Hi all I have this 2005 Cobalt which came in for a "NO START". I noticed the security light was on so I programmed the system and the vehicle started. The problem I'm having is the MIL stays on. Pulled codes and found B3031 Security system controller in learn ...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No start/shut down VIN: 1B7GL23X2V
Truck was brought to me for intermittent cut off/no start condition. Found bad water pump and blown head gasket on right bank. Repaired these and installed a new ECT. Truck ran fine for a a couple of days, cut off on owner. I replaced the sync sensor which app...
2004 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Cluster Gauges VIN: 5N3AA08A84
Disconected bus line from bus connector behind cluster one by one and find out when i disconnected one red and one white wire,voltage on dlc come back to 3.5v at can high and 2.7 v at low.but without that two wire can can not crank and immobilizer light blinki...
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J8GR48K58
Car towed in for no crank no start. Checked car and when turn key no dash lights come on and doesnt do anything.Never had this problem and see that ignition switch has skemm integrated with it. Tried communicating with pcm but can not because it wont power up ... Trouble codes: B2229
1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Coolant sensor VIN: 1GHDX03E8W
Customer came in complaining of low coolant light coming on. Found classic intake gasket leak. Customer did not have the funds to replace at the time. Fast forward a couple of months and customer decides to have it repaired. Change gaskets and install new ther...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L converter VIN: WAUJT64B93
I have to report that the owner has decided repairing this vehicle at this time is too expensive. Responses are all good. Thank you.
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Engine VIN: 1G1JC12452
Well it ended up being that the lowe dog bone had gone metal on metal and the vibration of the engine was making a high pitch squeal. Replaced dog bone noise is gone. Thanks for all who replied
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Alternater VIN: 1B4HS28Y9W
Seems that these Alternators have a problem with brush contact and tapping on the connector makes better contact for short period . Rebuilt Alternator fixed it.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle Always VIN: 2FTRX18L9X
The TPS reading was 1.01v So I adjusted the throttle stop screw so I got .92v . Idle in neutral went from 1100 to 850 and about 650 in gear. The screw was really hard to move , so it probably was not done recently . But It fixed the idle problem
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L flexplate VIN: 1FTWW33P96
Sorry for the delay in closing this request. Got many helpful suggestions and really think that the cause is in the alignment dowls. Either missing or damaged however due to the customer buying another truck to use in place of this truck and being extremely bu...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Oil Pan
had to find another one piece pan. No other pan would fit correctly. Thanks for your time.
2007 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L Electronic VIN: WVWLK93C47
Thank you guys for the info. The problem was parking brake switch on the dash we. Replace it and clear the code thank you guys again
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