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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L Instrument cluster VIN: 1GNFK13018
I have a 2008 chevy tahoe ltz that the instrument cluster back lighting is inop. All other led lighting functions on vehicle as does dimmer control. Yellow led control wire at cluster is at .950 m.v. as is output yellow wire at bcm. If radio/navigation is unpl...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Cuts out, No idle above 1800 VIN: 1B7MC3367X
Customer installed a 2001 5.9 cumins replaceing the orignal 1999. The truck in gear only goes to 1800 rpm and will speed up to 60 or so. Out of geer the truck will go to 3500 rpm or normal.i reprogrammed the pcm to 2001 5.9 no change. Codes are p0501/p0230/p16... Trouble codes: P0501 (Vehicle speed sensor range/performance), P0230 (Transfer pump circuit out of range), P1693 (Dtc in jtec module)
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Start and die VIN: 1FMZU63E65
This Ford will start up and run for about 2 second and die. It will remain running only when adding propane. Pull the injector rail out and watch it while cranking. It have a good spray at the beginning of cranking about 5 second, the spray will get weaker the...
2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Starting VIN: 1GDJG31UX3
Van towed in for no crank. Try to start and noticed that gear indicator shows 2nd gear in all positions. Have someone sit in the van (in case it is in gear) and jump out the relay. Van starts and is in park. Here is where it gets interesting. With van running ...
2007 Honda Fit 1.5L Misfire VIN: JHMGD38457
This is our family's car. Originally, the misfire was intermittent & under light load when accelerating, etc. When I checked it, it showed #1 misfiring intermittently. I switched #1 & #2 coils and monitored the scanner and the misfire now occurred on #2, indic...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: KM8SC73EX3
vehicle was towed in with timing covers off. no start, backfires and kicks back on starter. I checked timing marks - ok, checked to make sure tdc on crank gear and cpk reluctor were actually tdc - ok. good steady vacuum while cranking with fuel pump relay remo...
2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L SRS pretensioner VIN: 1LNHM81W65
Been fighting this one for a couple of days among other issues with the car. Car was purchased for used car inventory, I have no previous history. SRS light flashing code 33, scanned and have a B2292 driver side pretensioner fault. Ohm'd tensioner and was open...
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L timing chain VIN: 4JGCB65E96
Hello guys does anybody has a timing chain alignment diagram for m 272 engine ? the info that i have does not match the marks and the colored link on the chain .
2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JTDFR32011
Thanks in advance... This toyota was drug in to the shop with a no start issue. I scanned it for codes found a c1553 code for power steering. no engine codes. will start and die just like imobilizer problem. has no codes for imobilizer. I can see injectors pul...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L Heater VIN: 1D7HU16N92
As I suspected, getting the air lock out of the heater core brought the heat back. Given the history of parts replacement, I would find it hard to believe that any of the replaced parts listed are defective. The customer never complained about coolant consumpt...
2008 Hyundai Tiburon GS 2.0L Unknown VIN: KMHHM65D28
After I erased the code and let the owner drive , the code never returned, consider it fixed as was probably a fluke. Tech answers were "fast forward data helps you get some operation conditions, compare load and tps to see if going uphill and so on, so on, yo...
2010 Lexus ES350 3.5L Starter
It's fixed. Luckily it didn't take too long to find it. There is a strange looking square aluminum box that's part of the steering column. Two obvious square white connectors go in the side at the top next to each other. A third much smaller black connector go...
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Nats VIN: 1N4AL21E37
Thank you David from New York! Your code was correct, however my scanner only could get close to programming it and could not complete the process totally so I still had to call a key guy out and spend $80 :-(
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Starting VIN: 5TDBT48A13
Thank You For all You guys replies to me very fast and sorry for take too long to get it back.It is fix the wire below fuse box go down battery tray had take to ground, fix that wire and any things okay running good.Thanks again to all of you.
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