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1988 BMW 325is 2.5L radiator VIN: WBAAA1303J
After replacing the water pump on this car, can't get coolant flow through radiator. Vacuum filled system although it wasn't totally empty. Have good heat from heater core. Open bleeder on thermostat housing and have coolant there. Overheats on about 5 mile dr...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Oil Pan R&R VIN: 1FTSW31F72
I have Auto-Trans & flexplate removed, to repl a cracked flexplate. I have also pulled the r.main & r.eng plate. I need to proceed from this point to resealing the the engine oil pan. I initially saw a labor time of 16hrs in Mitchell pro-demand which required...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L fuel guage VIN: 4S6CK58W8W
Hi all I need information on the procedure for flashing a PCM on a 98 Honda Passport. I'm using a Cardaq Plus J2534. I searched Honda's site but the info wasn't too clear. We do not have a Honda dealership here. I know it's possible to flash without the dealer...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86W62
Vehicle requires repeated cranking to start. Fuel pressure is slow to rise. Once running, it performs well in all conditions but throws codes for lean condition. I wanted to check for regulator or pressure sensor as Alldata suggests. I don't see either,believe... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2009 Subaru Forester X 2.5L engine VIN: JF2SH6369H
Vehicle came in not running, pulled t-belt cover right cam (passenger side) has jumped time (6 teeth retarded)... but left side (drivers side)is still in time with crankshaft. Timing belt still tight but timing belt shows no marks of slippage maybe because rig...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Cuts out VIN: 3VWTG69M41
I verified customer complaint of epc & ses lite w/loss of power at mile 10 of a 16 mile test drive.Scanned for codes,none stored.Went to monitor datastream,no communication.Checked fuses all good,ck voltage at pin 7 of dlc key off 2.1 volts koeo 9.7 volts.Seen... Trouble codes: P1143
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Cuts out VIN: 3VWTG69M41
I verified customer complaint of epc & ses lite w/loss of power at mile 10 of a 16 mile test drive.Scanned for codes,none stored.Went to monitor datastream,no communication.Checked fuses all good,ck voltage at pin 7 of dlc key off 2.1 volts koeo 9.7 volts.Seen... Trouble codes: P1143
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Abs VIN: WAULC68E33
The car is fixed. Thanks to all who give a sh t. The route cause of his problems was the customers fault 100%. He had installed HID and remote car starter. As expected, the module was NFG, But we found he tied the HID ground to the abs system. After disconnec...
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2010 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTEX1E81A
Hey guys thanks to all for the replies, Mike from jersey & James from Cali hit the nail on the head. Contact issue at fuse 27. I replaced the fuse & cleaned the contact in the fuse box. The fuse box on this vehicle is integrated into the engine harness & is wo... Trouble codes: P025A, P1288 (Cyl Head Temp Out of Self Test Range), P1397 (System Voltage Ou of Self Test Range), U0109 (Lost Com With Fuel Pump Control Module).
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKCA21A4X
Most replies that might be germane have to do with a ground voltage drop on the engine ground cable, with recommendations to relocate it directly onto the starter. This I will do as soon as I my daughter can let me have the car again.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L coolant VIN: 1J4GL48K32
Trans cooler on radiator ended up being the culprit, cut it apart and air pressured it , couldnt get it to leak until i put it in 150 degree water.
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2008 Saturn Astra XE 1.8L variable intake VIN: W08AR67158
Robert and Timothy were great help. The GM Technical Bulletin finally made me understand how this system works. Lacking Tech II scanner, we did a pin check at the ECU and there was zero change with intake flap open/close. New manifold ($ 800 )! corrected this....
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