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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L bolts
Should I use stainless steel bolts when I install new exhaust manifold gaskets or use the original steel bolts? Don't know if stainless steel works well with the aluminum heads. I'm not ashamed to ask questions before I do something and then find out I created...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L noise VIN: 2HKRL18682
The wife's Odyssey has a whine in the transmission. It sounds like a typical carrier bearing type noise. In OD at cruising speed I can make it come and go under acceleration. I am told these trannys had problems, and that there may be a newer version that requ...
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1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L reach Function VIN: SAJPN1846X
hello all I have this Jag with a tilt telescopic steering wheel, the tilt function works fine, however the telescopic, or "Reach" function as the parts description shows is not working, basically the in/out of the steering wheel. Now the question,the motor ...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Starter, Fuel system VIN: 2B3HD56J8W
Thanks to all who tried to help. Customer decided to take the car after we sent BCM to a rebuilder of his choice and still had the problem. I did read the posts from Vladimir and tried his workaround, but that failed too. Customer said he read on the web that ...
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2006 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2D4GZ47V86
Replacing the axles worked. The ring on the shaft was broken off. Thanks for all the help from everybody. Sorry for closing this late we have been crazy busy since then!
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L engine control relay VIN: KMHDN46D54
well, it's been gone for 2 weeks now and customer says no problems anymore. Most everyone said ground problem and they were right. I replaced negative battery cable and the ground strap on left side of engine bay from trans to body and it's fixed. I guess beca...
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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L rf corner near strut VIN: KNADC165X3
Thanks to everyone for there advice. We verified it was not the brake pads shifting. I unbolted the calipers and put a block of wood between the pads so it wouldn't blow out an the noise was unchanged. We found some play in the right outer cv joint so we repl...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Glass VIN: 4JGCB65E57
Thanks for the help you were right all I did to relearn the sunroof was hold the switch to the open position and then to the closed position after a couple time doing this it started to work and then I did all the express modes worked out great you really h...
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2007 Saturn Relay-1 3.9L Unknown
Most opinions said that with 160k,advise customer what could happen and let him decide. One said he would flush and change filter. Anyway I didn't do it. Customer told me that he was leaving the area and going back to his homestead (400 miles away)and pulling ...
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2010 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5L Starting VIN: 4T1BF3EK4A
There is a post in the Technical Tips forum on this. Not at all what I was expecting from a low m ileage Toyota with a Denso starter on it. The ground brushes in the starter are grounded through 2 small screws that go through an aluminum starter end cap. Ov...
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Code 001f VIN: YV1LZ56DXY
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO TRIED TO HELP. I SPENT A FEW HOURS TRACING THE WIRES FROM SPEED SENSOR,THEY ALL CHECKED OUT OK,SO JUST FOR THE HELL OF OF IT I PUT THE OLD SENSOR BACK IN(REPLACED IT BEFORE ABS MODULE)THE NEW ONE LOOKE A LITTLE DIFFERENT AND EVERYTHING I...
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