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2008 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2G1WB58K28
Car came in with hard start cold during -25c weather. Inspected car for engine light on p0449 evap vent circuit. Check air filter ok, check maf very dirty and debris stuck all over it looked like ran with out air filter. Cleaned it, inspected spark plug plugs ... Trouble codes: P0449
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L gauges and warning lights VIN: 3GNDA53P58
Hi iatn members. I have this chevy hhr in the shop with a very intermittent problem. Out of the blue the temp gauge, fuel gauge and tach will erraticly move up and down and a bunch of warning lights come on.i.e check engine, anti theft, abs and tracs and red b...
2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Jerk and bucking VIN: 1D8GU586X7
Hello gentlemen, My nightmare is back. I posted this vehicle once before, and one problem remained before the owner became impatient and took the vehicle. Now its back after deciding that it really has a hard problem to figure out because it is intermittent an...
1969 Ford Ranchero 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 9A49H22726
Need some help on this old Ford that my customer just bought. Came in running very rough and was hard to start. Got it in and found the engine is not original. Has a performance manifold with Edelbrock carb. and a MSD 6200 module. Choke stat not working and ti...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L steering gear VIN: 3FAFP07Z36
Hi all this Ford when you drive will sometimes make a sudden jerk of steering wheel to the left speed never seems to matter tried to check all related components and nothing seems to matter tried a second steering gear and no change. Will not act up all the t...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Low vacuume VIN: 1J4FT48S01
Vehicle has low engine vacuum at idle 14in at 1500 rpm vacuum is good at 20in. I have removed front cover to check cam timing looks ok. Checked compression ok. Checked cam and crank sensor correlation physical and with lab scope ok. I believe that I could ha... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 missfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 missfire), P0300 (Multiple missfire)
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Ads VIN: WDBFA76FXT
Hi, guys. I have here a 96 Mercedes SL600 with an intermittent orange suspension light illuminating in the instrument cluster. Light is usually off, and comes on when car is running, driving or sitting still, sometimes after 1 minute and sometimes after more t...
2008 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L abs VIN: YV1MS390X8
Has abs codes 0021 0022 0033 and abs communication. Brakes preal pulsates sometimes. Checked all wheel speed sensor resisances and they vary from 625 ohms to 2.5 mega ohm , then they switch to the other sensors and return back to 625 ohm. Can u help me please....

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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L module VIN: 1G4HP54K71
Good morning all Sorry fot the long wait to close this post,but Ive been waiting to see if this vehicle acts up again as before you could drive it after replacing module for quite sometime.So anyway everyone that responded to me suggested changing the coil p...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L alternator VIN: 1G1JC52FX3
Thanks to all for your input. It ended up being a bad connector at the alt.
2010 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L ignition cylinder VIN: 2G1WB5EK9A
Thanks Bruce for the link to the diagram I needed. Found multiple problems with this one. First, as other techs stated, we did have a broken wire at the shifter. After repairing that wire, we had a bcm issue. The power windows were randomly going up and down a...
2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8FT47W98
Well this one is a fix ! As many of you mentioned, do the leg work and cover all the basics and keep it simple, We took the compression - good, 210-215 on all four cyls, fuel press test also good 60 psi. balance test ,all good but cylinders 2 & 4 continued ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cyl misfire).
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