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2008 Chevrolet HHR SS 2.0L Ecm VIN: 3GNCA73X38
This car will not crank.No trigger line to starter.Also no communication with ecm, or anything else on high speed bus.Bcm communicates, shows proper power mode pids from ignition switch.Pcm has grounds and one power.The other powers are provided by the pwr/trn...
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2A8HR54P08
Looking for a little guidence on this, customer said when starting with the remote, ( factory system not aftermarket)it will start and run for 10 to 15 seconds then quit. Starts fine when useing the key. I have tried it both ways and all is good. Scaned all mo... Trouble codes: B210D, B210A
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2008 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L shifting gears VIN: 1FMCU02Z48
PLEASE NEED HELP OR SUGGESTIONS FROM FORD TECHNICIAS. REPLACED clutch assbly with power torque unit aftermarket due to choice from customer. Aftermarket kit came with pilot bushing which I did not see when I removed the original parts. I decided to install bus...
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2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Engine VIN: 5TDZK23C67
First time we saw this vehicle it had a hole in the bank 2 valve cover and one of the cams was damaged. We put some oil in it and it ran. Replaced the valve cover and cam, but would misfire hard under load. Have new plugs, swapped around coils, send it to Toyo...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L cooling fan VIN: 3C8FY68BX2
Thank you for all the replies. It was in fact the PCM and I will explain why. The original pcm had been changed at some point so the ordering information was wrong for the new pcm. The difference is California emissions and to add to the confusion the vehicle ...
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2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Alternator VIN: 1FTFW1EF3B
OK guys, this one is fixed and out the door. What I ended up finding was an open circuit on the grey/red* wire that goes to the back of the alternator (regulator) This wire is a 12V constant voltage from fuse #45 10 amp in the under hood fuse box. Cut into the...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L transfercase VIN: 2GTEK19T92
Thanks for replies, especially those who explained how the system works. Replaced encoder motor. Problem solved.does anyone know if motors can be repaired and where in Canada part s can be bought
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK13M57
Thanks for all the Help Guess I should have checked the body shop didn't replace as the air bellows from MAF to upper air plenum had a big crack underneath out of sight. Everything is fine now!!! Trouble codes: P0171 (p0172-), P0172 (p0449-), P0449.
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2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L No Start VIN: 2HGFG12676
Thanks guys, I replace the under dash fuse box (MICU) and my tool guy loan me a Autel scanner. There is a function to register the fuse box. All it take was key on key off two times and its done. I didn't register all the key like someone mention since I wasn'...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L pcm VIN: 1J4GZB8SXW
fault in this vehicle appears to be in the security ,at moment trying to locate vehicle with same ecu,body control & door control unit all off the same vehicle as mixing & matching does not work without jeep encoding which is not locally available here . wish ...
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Abs Module VIN: 1J8HS48P57
NHTSA Campaign # [...] Defect--THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMED INTO THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE MAY ALLOW A MOMENTARY DELAY IN BRAKING WHEN COASTING UP A HILL DURING CERTAIN CONDITIONS. REPROGRAMMED ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE---PROBLEM WENT AWAY...
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2003 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Readiness monitors VIN: JM3LW28J13
Thanks to everyone that messaged on this one. Kenneth hit this one on the head. Two passes with this drive cycle did the trick. Fuel tank has to be between 1/4 and 3/4, Look to see if codes are pending, if none, compare CTS and Act, has to be within 6 or 8 ...
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1997 Volvo 850 2.4L Upshifts
I often research and write here before I dive in and in doing so, I need to schedule the work, complete it, and wait for the jury before I post. Having said that, I hate being rushed by IATN to close my post...some things take time! Anyway, I performed the fl...
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