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1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: 1GCHG35K6S
Been beating my head against the wall on this one, came in with failed emissions tests, another shop grabbed a shotgun and replaced the above listed parts, ive checked resistance at injectors, fuel pressure, performed cat efficiency test (passed) smoke testing...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 3A4FY48B96
Vehicle was towed in not running with a burnt exhaust valve. Replaced cylinder head with a reman cylinder head. Replaced the igntion coil, spark plugs, spark plugs wires, downstream O2. Timing marks are on. Starts hard & when it does run you have to keep it re...
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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 6.7L tpms VIN: 3D3KS29A98
he had the rf sensor replaced due to a leak at a different shop, tpms light was still on when he picked it up. A few days latter he came in to us and wanted a the bead clean on the left front, and since we would have the tire off he wanted a new sensor. we pro...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWF36S3X
Help!! on this truck it has an intermitant no start, then at times will start then stall, and other times is just fine, when testing it found that when i remove the pcm relay and reconnect it the fuel line charges up, then you start it and it stalls, then othe...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMZK02155
Customer still complains that vehicle sometime will not start or starts but misfires and coughs and stalls. We suspect the throttle body because the graphs do not show a smooth response from either throttle position sensor. Ford Hotline took a look at the grap...
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2008 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FMFK18568
no engine code. There is a noise coming from the right side valve cover like a power steering pump with air in it. A new pump has been installed and the idle pulley has been replaced as well. I still have the noise. The sound increases with rpm increase as wel...
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2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FABP7BV4A
Hello Ford techs. the last time I worked on a Ford was in 2007 so a little rusty ... This Crown-vic an ex. Police cruiser belongs to a local used car lot. It cranks ok but will not start. I scanned it ,read the codes listed above, codes don't seem to be releva... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP vent ctrl), P1000 (Readiness not complete), P1288 (Cyl head temp.sensor out of range self test), P1633 (Power supp to KAM fuse), P1711 (Trans fluid temp)
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 8.1L radio VIN: 1GTHK29G33
Good Evening fellow hard working tech's. I have been called in to another dealer to diag a no sound complaint from this radio. Only codes were from radio-U1000 and PCM-U1096, loss of comm from cluster. this has factory radio, UQ7 w/o Y91, AM/FM/CD/Cassette and...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Back Up/ Turn Fuse VIN: 4S6CM58W7X
We got this vehicle in today, it keeps blowing the 15 amp turn/back up fuse. seems to do it mostly when you shift it into reverse. another shop replaced the turn signal switch & tail light lenses and bulbs. we traced the short down to the neutral safety switch...
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2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L srs VIN: 5N1AR18W07
is there any other testing other than nissans parts replacement method for this b1049 drivers airbag module open code.
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Oil in intake VIN: 1G2HX52LXR
Hi, I have a puzzler here. Thank you for taking the time to hear my story. I have an older couple who are best friends with one of my good customers who have the old Bonneville and they had coolant in 4 of 6 cylinders diagnosed at another shop. The other shop ...
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2008 Toyota Prius 1.5L Hybrid Master Fault
We drove the vehicle twice after repairs and it ran flawlessly. (approx 5 miles each time) After the customer picked it up and drove it about 10 miles the Master Warning Light came on. We towed it back to the shop. Because of the possibility of oil contaminati... Trouble codes: P0AA6, 526 (subcode)
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2011 Toyota Tundra 5.7L abs module VIN: 5TFUY5F18B
Hello, Toyota techs i have this tundra that intermittently will set a code c1332 open circuit right rear wheel speed sensor. I replace the sensor first because it was an open circuit. Customer took truck and in a week returned with the same code. I cleared the...
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2009 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Cam Locating pin VIN: 1GAGG25K89
Thanks for the input. This vehicle has went to the dealer and GM has agreed to help them with an engine replacement. This is what you all suggested and after hearing your input it makes good sense to me also. Thanks again.
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2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L Misfire VIN: 3A4GY5F90A
Thanks to all that replied. We have a bad valve. Failed leak down test. Customer decided not to replace. Thanks again al Trouble codes: P0303.
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2008 Dodge Ram 5500 SLT 6.7L pressure control solenoid 3 VIN: 3D6WC76A58
ok im closing this one as not fixed but it will be this coming week. tranny shop has reverified bad solenoid. we are going to replace transmission with a reman dodge unit as every rebuild company we and the tranny shop have spoken too insist solenoids are not ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW21P56
THIS ONE IS STILL BEATING ME UP. ILL REPLY ON THE POST WHEN WE FIGURE OUT WHATS KICKING MY BUTT. MADE A SHIM AND PUT BETWEEN THE BRANCH TUBES AND STC FITTING TO CHECK THE TUBES AND DIDNT HAVE ANY NOISE AT ALL. REMOVED IT AND HAD LOTS OF BUBBLING COMING FROM TH...
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2011 Ford Fiesta SE 1.6L Stall VIN: 3FADP4BJ8B
Are you guys ready for this one: After market Remote Start. No Sticker under hood! No Key Fob Control Unit on key chain! Customer didn't/forgot mention it...I guess it wasn't important...to her. After many-a-mile test ride the car finally clicked and stal...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 2.8L fuel injector VIN: 1J8GL58525
Pulled injector and throughly cleaned hole and seat. Installed new washer and o ring. Ran till hot and retorqued injector, it took another 1/2 turn. Seems fixed.
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