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2009 BMW 335i 3.0L Coolant VIN: WBAWL71039
Hi need advice from Bimmer gurus; this 335i (N54)has milk shake film on coolant reservoir. The engine runs perfect and does not overheat. The engine oil is not contaminated. Originally the car came in last week for a leaky water pump/thermostat. Just today par...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19X2T
Good morning guys,this S-10 came to me on the wrecker.The first thing I did was check fuel pressure & it has 40lbs.I then hooked up my scan tool & there were no codes & everything looks ok,except I have no injector pulse.I tried a cmp sensor & a pcm. No luck.I...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L lack of power VIN: 1GCHK291X2
Hi group. This pickup came to me because of a no start problem. I found the fuel filter head leaking air and making the injection pump loose prime over night. It had already been to another shop because of low power and lots of smoke. That shop put in new inje... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel press. low during power enrichment), P0087 (Fuel rail press. low)
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L Mil VIN: KNADC12352
Mil on code p1693 present , code description mil circuit malfunction ,code can be erased then after two key cycles code returns.tested ground circuit from mil bulb to ECM continuity fine, power supply proper voltage, now strange thing mil system seems to work ...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L pcm VIN: 1LNHM81W23
this car came in for ac work replaced the ac compressor and dryier and orfice tube flushed system charged system ac clutch would not ingage started to check for powers and ground and signal...the car was running in the process of this a low voltage wire for th...
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L emissions test VIN: 1N6SD16S3V
Hi,the pickup fail high NO--15 MPH--1100 ppm 25 MPH--1197 PPM with no code, check EGR is workink good, but mode $06. is fail TID:36 CID:OC EGRC-BPT valve function(MAX).The MAX limit--384 the Measared value--6339.I try disconnect the vacuum line to the EGR valv...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D9Y
Hi. Thanks for taking your time to read this and for any help or insight you can offer. After replacing the upstream O2 sensors and the front pipe, found car runs just as bad. It has a slight surge at idle, it will smooth out briefly at times. Sometimes may su... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Exhaust Bank 1 sensor 1), P0174 (Lean Exhaust Bank 2 sensor 1)
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2013 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L compressor VIN: 3VWDX7AJ9D
A friend has a used car lot. The compressor on this vehicle is in op. Code p0070 is present. I ordered from VW ambient sensor and found and replaced what they sent me. Its obviously not the senor setting code P0070 as the vehicle still has hard code P0070. Do ...
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2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: YV1RS61RX2
Classic DIM failure: cluster can be brought alive by twisting cluster. No other scary codes. The siren is dead. Ordered and installed a new cluster after reading the program data from the old DIM. The download to the car failed due to “Communication with the v...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L input speed sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y82
well calling this one a fix. at first i tryed a new mode switch and pressure switch and that didnt work. ending up pulling the trans and replacing the internal harness and another new acdelco iss and just in case we also replaced the drive sprocket. reinstalle...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 3C4FY58B74
Thanks for the help everyone gave me, the lady took the car and didn't want to spend more money on the car she told me that maybe later on she would bring the car again, I could not upload my waveform so you could see it, and get more help thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam sensor).
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Over Heat VIN: 1D4HS38N73
Vehicle was repaired properly... no further adjustments needed. Thanks to all who replied.
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1999 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCT19W4X
Thank you all for your kind and helpful replies. After much time spent testing circuits, I found that the problem was the security system. After a security relearn did not solve this issue, I replaced the ignition lock housing which contains the passlock senso... Trouble codes: P0336, P0339.
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1994 Maserati Ghibli II 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Just a quick update, I wouldn't say vehicle is fixed but does run better and starts easier. And also uses less petrol:) I opened fuel pressure regulator and adjusted fuel pressure to 2.5psi. O2 sensor switching from lean to rich good and the spark plugs are cl...
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2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L start VIN: 6G2VX12U25
this one is still not fix I got the code from GM but the ECU to PIM still fail so the customer is trying to get a next new ECU. will let you know what happen with the new ECU when we get it
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWCM31Y35
I got a lot of responses telling me I needed the radio serial number as well as the VIN. I posted the radio serial number, and the next day Mike sent me the radio code, so the radio is back! This was very helpful! Thanks for all the help!
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