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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Check Engine Light VIN: 1G1YY2382L
Check engine light coming on after warm up without shortine a&b terminals on the aldl light flashes code 12 koeo engine running steady flashes replaced ecm same problem could it be a defective mempack ? cant find one any help would be appreciated
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JF5246X
car towed in no start dead battery , replaced alternator. test drive car lost power stalled. all warning lights on dash flashed erratically after re start at idle and as returning to the shop. has good alt voltage and no trouble codes present or stored. the da...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1D4HB48N74
we have an 04 Durango 4.7 truck overheats while driving. it can sit in the shop for hours and stay at good temp as soon as u drive it it overheats we have replace the waterpump t stat fluched rad replace fan clutch and pulled heads had them checked and put new...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Charging VIN: 1FTNW21F43
Hello all I have this F250 which came in on the hook for a no start. when I checked it I found a blown fuse under dash which when replaced the vehicle started. The problem I'm having is the vehicle will not shut down with the ignition off. Customer said he rep...
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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Fan Control VIN: 1HGCM56353
Hoping for some advice on this 03 Accord. Original complaint was "no a/c". Checked and found compressor seized, drier element fell apart and contaminated entire system. I replaced condenser, drier, TXV (expansion block), and compressor. Flushed evaporator and ...
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2004 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD69SX4
did a timing belt on this car had ot take off the vvt gear to replace seal upon start up car ran like crap rechecked my work think I was 1 tooth off on intake reset and still runs like crap took compression test and some cyls were a little low thought i screwe...
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2010 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA0EC4A
Trucks in the shop with rich codes bank 1 and 2. Codes set 196 miles ago. Checked fuel pressure and MAF sensor operation. Both checked out good. Currently fuel trims at idle sit at -7.8% bank 1, -5.4% bank 2. Off idle both banks average about 0.9%. Looking at ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L temp gauge , speedo , ac blower motor altonator VIN: 4TAVL52N3X
hi to every one this the first time I ask for help,thanks for all the help in advance . another tech change the alternator on this truck for a no charge , he also found the gauge fuse burned , the customer picked up truck after a 4 days the gauge fuse burned a...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEK73C76
driven in by customer looking for quick diagnostics on hard code and EPC lamp on. came in with new coils, plugs, high pressure fuel pump with new regulator starts rough, runs ok, has hard code for 2294 High pressure fuel sensor replaced due to erratic readings... Trouble codes: 2294 (fuel pressure regulator 2 control solenoid open)
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH54B41
Well after performing a smoke test,the smoke test revealed that there was an intake manifold leak on cylinder #3.thanks to Bob for pointing me in that direction. I replaced the intake manifold gasket and the vehicle has never ran better. Thanks again to all wh... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder misfire).
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2008 Cadillac DTS 4.6L fuel pump relay VIN: 1G6KD57Y78
Thanks to everyone who responded. As we suspected and verified by all of the excellent techs, we rreplaced with new fuse box and all is well. Thanks again for taking the time to share your experience.
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 2.8L Wipers VIN: 1GCCS14885
Thank you all for the replies I know it was vague and not the norm but was trying to help local Napa store delivery truck. I was never able to duplicate and I hate just hanging parts ever. So if it acts up where I can duplicate I will repost. Thanks again.
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Oil Pan VIN: 1FAFP55U1Y
Thanks to all replies, I have slipped the new gaskets around the pan in the past, just feel it's not clean enough to prevent a future leak , pipes and exhaust where pretty rusty and estimate was higher than customer wanted to spend. will update if he changes ...
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2013 Ford F-150 FX2 3.5L Airbag VIN: 1FTFW1CT5D
Thanks for all of the replies! We decided to send this one to the dealer due to lack of available information on this new of a truck. The problem was with the programming, not sure what exactly but they programmed the rcm and it's good to go now. Thanks again!...
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1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L manual steering rack VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
I will close this request with thanks to the Honda techs who replied and recommended that I replace the rack and don't try to disassemble and repair it. Unfortunately I have been so busy with other tasks I have not yet had the time to work on this car. I will ...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Steering Wheel, VIN: 5FNRL38455
The customer does not want to proceed further with diagnosis. As previously stated there is no excessive run-out in the hubs or rotors. The tires were changed from a donor vehicle with no change in the condition. The rear brakes have also been checked with no ...
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2009 Jeep Wrangler X 3.8L Transmission oil temp VIN: 1J4FA24169
Thanks to all that took the time to reply to this help request. All had good suggestions and we considered all of them. This vehicle was very consistent in stalling after if would warm up to operating temperature. Sometimes it would flash "Hot Oil" on the ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L brake warning light VIN: WDBUF65J93
Thanks for all your replys. Sounds like the course of action is to send the costumer to the dealer to get the SBC flashed. I did`nt think it was anything we did. Just wanted to be sure. I did go back and ohm all sensors again to be sure. All good. Thanks again...
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2012 Mini Cooper Countryman S ALL4 1.6L Air Bag VIN: WMWZC5C51C
ALL REPLIES WERE CORRECT,THE BODY SHOP REPLACED THE DRIVERS SEAT BELT AND CLEARED CODE FOR BELT THANK YOU JOHN [...]
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