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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L brake lamp, pedal. VIN: 1GNDT13W1Y
Ironically,most of my tech help requests seem to involve junkers...lol. typical blazer, typical condition.line was blown to rear. replaced and bled, pedal is lousy.get fluid flow to rears, but red lamp is on nonetheless.unplugged switch lamp stays out.tried op...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36F0X
Thank first for you replys don't dia a lot of diesel but this is what I have the truck came in to the shop misfiring. So we scanned for codes no codes so we did a cly con test and came back with 3 codes 0269 cly 3 0275 cly 5 and 0284 cly 8 so then did a inj bu... Trouble codes: 0269 (Cly 3), 0275 (Cly 5), 0284 (Cly 8)
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L Misfire VIN: 1GTEK19V45
Truck came in missing with code p0300, Cylinder #6 miss at idle. Swapped coil,plug and plug wire with #2 still miss on #6. Performed fuel balance test and all ok. Have -31 on bank 2 short term fuel trim and -12 long term. compression tested ok around 140-160,c... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Various VIN: 2HKRL1850X
This Odyssey is my own vehicle. I don't usually do transmission work, but will occasionally just for the fun of it. A couple of months ago, I got a P0740 code and noticed that it didn't seem like the lockup converter was engaging. I reset the PCM and it starte...
2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Stall VIN: KM8JN12D95
good evening all This vehicle stalls interminetely but when it does it starts right back up it might stall just backing up or just driving down the road.I checked for codes none checked for any dropouts with modis none,I tried to reset adaptables with modis te...
2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8FT57W78
Jeep came in with MIL on. Checked codes-- got P2017 and P0172 (rich). Checked basics (wiring and connection to actuator, vacuum leaks (none), etc.) Cleared codes and road-tested. No codes. When car was picked up, MIL was back on--checked codes, and just P2017.... Trouble codes: P2017 (Short Runner Valve), P0172 (Rich), P0171 (Lean)
2014 Jeep Wrangler Sport 3.6L Back Up Camera VIN: 1C4BJWDG7E
I have ( 2 ) 2014 Jeep Customers who have installed Back Up Cameras to their Trucks. The vehicles both have Radio/Nav Head units that allow for the Camera and The Cameras Plug Right in...Easy Now according to Paperwork, Dealer Connect is used to " Turn on " t...
2005 Toyota Matrix 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1LR32EX5
This has an evap problem. Purge valve tests ok, vent valve test ok, vsv by canister switching ok. Performed smoke test and no external leak found. Not sure where else to check. There are a lot of vacuum lines in canister assembly. I am sure there is someone wh... Trouble codes: P0446, P0442, P0456

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2009 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L engine VIN: 5FNRL38699
Well, the cams were out of time by 6 teeth each. Reset and it started and ran with no misfires. Will be replacing the timing belt and spark plugs. Also will try to put the fear of God in them to check the damn oil level once in a while.
2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L leak VIN: 4JGBB2FB6B
Thanks to all these helpful guys After many cans of carb cleaner and steam cleaner i got all residue oil out. Thanks again
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