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1989 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HR54C6K
Car came in for intermittent stalling. Ran for 3 days, stalled once, like ignition cut off, immediately restarted. No codes. Scoped cam and 3X crank, they are in sync, 24X Ok. Yesterday, it seemed a little lumpy, so I hit the throttle and it died out. Hasn't r...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23D16
Vehicle was trailered to our shop by owner after being at the dealer for over one month and they did not get vehicle to start. Owner states that vehicle died at road speed and now is crank no start. Dealer has replaced crank and cam sensors, substituted known ...
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2011 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNFLGE5XB
vehicle came into my shop with a P018B for fuel pressure sensor performance and a p2635 for fuel pump control module. Under heavy acceleration it feels like the car hits a rev limiter and has no power and surges until you ease off throttle and then everything ... Trouble codes: P018B, P2635
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD0PD64496
This van came into our shop with a drivability concern, Not producing any boost, customer changed turbo with aftermarket reman two months prior and problem went away. when watching vane actuator on key on it does not move, if moved manually it will produce boo... Trouble codes: P2068
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2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.4L ignition switch VIN: 1B3LC56K28
Hey guys, this car is acting funny. has a huge drain on it, goes dead overnight. starts ok and runs fine, when you try to shut engine off it stays running with key out for about 5 sec until like runs out of fuel. I bet if I was to add propane it would keep run...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22522
This car flags a P0128 the day after the code is cleared. I have replaced in order the thermostat(Honda genuine) and the engine coolant temp. sensor(Honda). When the freeze frame is read I see -5 degrees Celcius as the coolant temp. I know that I am not in Min... Trouble codes: P0128 (Engine coolant temp. below thermostat regulating temperature.)
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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Radio VIN: 1HGCS12878
We do not have the radio code for a car we disconnected the battery on. Owner boght car used and not in the glove box Complete vin is [...] If any one can access code that would be helpfull. Thankyou Ross
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2010 Nissan 370Z Touring 3.7L ignition VIN: JN1AZ4EH5A
Hello techs I have this car that came in a tow truck for worn clutch but now I don't have ignition power this car has a push to start button and when I put the key in the slot and press the start button nothing comes on on the cluster as if the key was not the...
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2007 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Oil Leak VIN: WAUMV44E17
Thanks to all who responded, I'm sure the camshaft bracket is leaking and not the valve cover gasket. Customer has not returned but will update this post when he does.
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Climate Control VIN: WBABJ6327S
No help support for the FIX. Mechanical IHKR climate control not working when A/C knob pushed no green light is on ? blower fan working at all speed. Test all fuses and all K-relay all tested good. Remove climate control 64 11 8 391 512 to test pin contacts al...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Evap[ fail VIN: 1GNEK13Z33
Thanks for all the great help guys! Really like this site. It ended up just being the pressure sensor as suspected, but the second opinions really got me checking my facts. Great to have this rescource. Thanks again!
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2009 Chrysler Aspen Limited Hybrid 5.7L car VIN: 1A8JW18T49
Found the two small prongs were bent over on the battery plug back In
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTWW31565
Mike nailed it. A lot of responses went down the wrong path with death wobble- not my issue here. I was getting a regular 4x4 wobble feel on turns, just all the time. As Mike said, the vacuum switch on the fire wall was the culprit. Once replaced, I got vacuu...
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1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L No Start VIN: JHMBB2155N
First off, I want to thank everyone for the advice. Just to re-cap, the car came in with a new distributor, coil, cap & rotor, wires, and plugs. It came in with no spark and I diagnosed a bad ignitor in the new distributor. I replaced the ignitor. Now I h...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No shift VIN: SAJEA51C93
Thanks for the replies. I hadn't shortcut the testing and was as certain as I dare be the wiring was OK. I tried unplugging the module, disconnecting the battery cables and shorting them together to no avail. Since the car was destined for the mashers if a us... Trouble codes: P1643 (CAN ECM/TCM network malfunction).
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Low vacuume VIN: 1J4FT48S01
Recommended to check grind on camshaft and customer declined any further work. Just bought it and was going to auction the truck thanks for all the help Kevin Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 missfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 missfire), P0300 (Multiple missfire).
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2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L Main Fuse Box VIN: WDYPE8CC3C
Thank you all for your help. Randy you were right. ecm cooked. Bill you were right about fuse #16 to tpms module it was just wrong fuse box. these truck have 6 fuse boxes.
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L power door locks
Hi guys, Thanks for all the responses. We eventually discovered that the NEW LF door lock actuator was internally shorted, pulling down the complete lock system. A OEM actuator fixed the issue. Gotta love these Chinese parts. Thanks for all the help.
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