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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Convertible top
Hi all, I need some help with this 325Ci. The car came in with the roof not working at all. This is the hycdraulic roof with the electric cowl motor and motor under rear seat for cover latches. I have had some experience with these in the past. The red light o...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L shift lock VIN: WBAVB73557
hoping somebody Can help me with this one. i have a BMW 2007 335i production date 11/06. with automatic transmission zf 6hp19. first i checked fault codes 4e87 valve 4(shift lock) and valve 3 (parck lock).both of thease valves are not Inside the transmission ,...
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2011 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L A/C Comp VIN: 1GB3G2BG4B
This is a cutaway bus with a carrier system in it yes i know i should have replaced the expanison valve but couldnt get one at the time now i have a noisy compressor again could a slightly plugged up expanison valve could the compressor to be noisy
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2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L No Start VIN: 2CNALDEC9B
This vehicle has a salvage title from hurricane Sandy flood. It was running fine until someone attempted to steal it by replacing the computer.It has been to 2 dealers and they ran into the same problem I am having. Gm will not give the security code to progra... Trouble codes: FE05
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L instrument cluster VIN: 3C3EL45HXY
during road test on acceleration instrument guages drop out. let off accelerator and guages return to normal. have removed cluster found no probelems. customer states that problem started after installation of aftermarket radio. removed radio and problem still...
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L skim VIN: 2C3HC56G41
Hi Skim is locked not allowing me to start engine.By mistake I went over the 6 allowed start up and run for 5 seconds cycle until skim locked. Does any one knows a way to unlock it or if the only method is through dealer with a DRBIII? Thanks
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HF13Z5Y
This truck was worked on by a previous shop who replaced the spark plugs and wires, coil, distributor rotor and cap. This has not solved the customers issue of the truck cutting out and not starting when hot. When it stops running the gauges all go dead and th...
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2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L fuel pump? VIN: SAJDA42C43
Quick and simple request for you Jag guys. The last Jag I remember working on was 30 years ago when I rebuilt an XKE engine for a guy rebuilding that car. I went to this car (in the customers driveway) with my fuel pressure set due to a no start. While cranki...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L Not engageing gear VIN: KNDJB7230V
Hi guys i need your help on this one. The car drove in with a customer complaint of vibration on certain gears. Reccomended the transmission and replaced it on approval. Also reccomended the clutch and obviously resurfaced the flywheel. Put everything together...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E0Y
Hi fellow iatn members, we having a terrible day with this corolla, it has lack of power and dtc po 171, system too lean, bank one is coming back right away.long fuel trim is about 28 %+, stft is 8%+ at idle and at 2000 rpm. we have no vacuum leaks, again fuel... Trouble codes: P0171
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Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G1AP18P07
Removed the valve cover appeared ok. I bought a timing kit anyway. counted the links between cams 17 links on new chain it was 16. Remover front cover found a broken guide. I guess I was relying on it setting codes for a jumped chain Thank you all for the hel... Trouble codes: P1101, P0300.
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2009 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WT57K49
Thank you all for your advice on where to look. I inspected many different connectors and grounds and could not find any thing that looked bad. This car all of a sudden ran great and I could not get it to act up any more. I returned it to customer and I have n... Trouble codes: P2135 (Po120-), P0120, P0122, P0222, P0223, P0651.
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2005 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no throttle responce VIN: 1D8HB58D55
thanks for the ideas. after replacing the crank sensor I was leaning to likely fault from the pcm. of 6 replies most were related to wiring circuit or component failure. we went back and recheck the harness. I found from the e.w.d that splice 102 would be a ve... Trouble codes: P0335, P2122, P0642, P1618.
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2008 GMC W5500 Forward W5S042 5.2L MIL Lamp on, Limp in mode VIN: J8DE5W1638
Hi we may have fixed this? We had gone through the wiring harness but did not find anything wrong in the harness, but so far the problem has not reoccurred. It may have been just a poor connection, the joy of intermittent problems. We will update this post a... Trouble codes: P0045 (Turbo Boost Control Solenoid A Circuit Open).
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L airbags VIN: 5LMFU28L7W
Checked pressure coming from compressor and it was only 2 psi. Replaced pump and suspension is working good. Thank to everyone who responded.
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2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L a.c.steering air bags VIN: 1LNHM82V96
faulty,corroded wire at module. cleaned terminals and applied dielectric silicone grease.problem solved
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2012 Lincoln MKX 3.7L climate controled seat VIN: 2LMDJ8JKXC
I sent him to a ford dealer after I warrantied the dcsm and still nothing ,The owner is a friend he got his own parts and the ford dealer gave him the wrong module , they install the correct one ,programmed it and all is good ,when he call the dealer to warran...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Battery VIN: WDBLJ70G42
I scheduled an appointment with this customer to continue the diagnosis but he did not return.
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2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBN441X4
found heater circuit open, 2 black wires. Replaced with O.E. Cleaned MAF just because and returned to customer to run monitors. returned all monitors complete no MIL. passed smog. TRhanks Grant [...] read all the material and keep it accessible. ya all helped God ... Trouble codes: P0031, P2238.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Drl VIN: WVGCM67L64
Hi and thanks, Bart from Ohio wins it! Just coded the 09 module one less,or minus one and it works, no DRL:-) Thanks again George
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