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2010 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1G4GB5EG6A
I have this 2010 Buick 3.0 with direct injection that misses at idle on cyl #5. He had it at the dealer and they decarboned the engine and told him the head has to come off to remove the carbon from the valves. I used 3 cans of crc carbon cleaner for direct in... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl 5 miss)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KC2368Y
The injection pump failed and we installed a remanufactured pump. Four months later customer complained at all times when attempting to start the motor cranked unusually long before it would start. In our possession, we were not able to duplicate the complaint...
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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L ignition key
hi I need some help on this dodge which is same as the benz... it come with a tow truck which require the engine replacement... by that time the ignition key still able to turn to the second position to control the steering but after the engine replacement one...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FMC0U3192
Hi all, It's been a long while since I've asked for some help.I need it on this one. This happens to be my kids car too. Yesterday the brake warning indicator stayed on dimly upon starting, then she noticed when left turn signal was on the brake warning light ...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L instrument cluster VIN: SALTY16473
Hello Disco techs: I have this 2003 which needs a cluster replaced, but before i get involved, would like to know if the correct mileage can be flashed on the replacement. Thanks
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1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L power steering VIN: 1LNCM81W0M
replace power steering pump per cusotmer request due to be noisy pump. pump still noisy at idle but when turning noise goes away. ck. pressure and found low pressure. replaced power pressure hose with new pressure switch. now vehicle has good pressure, but pum...
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2004 Mazda B2300 2.3L No Start VIN: 4F4YR12D54
This car was brought to me from another repair shop for a no start concern and code p01290. I replaced the cylinder head temperature sensor and checked the wiring but code s ill come right back in about 3mi. As for the no start issue I have narrowed it down to... Trouble codes: P1290
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2005 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L Emissions VIN: KL5VJ56L75
hope some one can help. we are trying to get this vehicle to pass emissions it keeps setting a p2096 code-lean exhaust post cat bank 1. the vehicle runs and drives perfectly the long term and short term numbers are excellent. between -1 and +2. there are no ex...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 3.7L No Start, Wont crank VIN: 1D7HA16K76
Howdy Y'all! Thanks for all the input! The ECM was bad. Replaced it with a reman-reprogrammed one and it started right up!. I had tried a soft reset and as I had originally stated had good communication with the Tipm, Abs and Instrument cluster! Power and gr... Trouble codes: B2107 (key not identified found in Instrument cluster codes), U0100 (No communication w/ecm), U0101 (No communication w/tcm).
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17W01
Thanks for all the replies.. Customer has no returned.. Trouble codes: 304 (308 -), 308.
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2007 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Engine VIN: 1FTYR10D17
The cause of failure was a ratchet/socket used to rotate the crankshaft for torque converter nut installation. It was not removed before starting the engine. This in turn caused the crankshaft/camshaft timing to change enough to cause valve/piston interference...
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2009 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GTHK49689
Still have not fixed truck put injectors in it still smoking bad replaced fuel filter tryed to do the exhaust system clean but it won't let me i can get my max fuel pressure to [...] but when i do that i cant bring it back down with the tech 2 i have to shu...
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2011 Isuzu Reach 3.0L Redundant injection valve stuck closed bank 1 VIN: JALB4W175B
Thank you for your input. I did actuate valves with the scan tool tested ok. however after driving 60 miles last night with the truck the same condition and codes returned. I have ordered and will replace the DEF injector. No other DTC's have returned so i bel...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Acumulator VIN: WDBUF65J53
Turned out that the ABS unit was bad. Customer declined repair.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz E280 4Matic 3.0L No Start
hi friends i m gonna close this with a fix cause i ve tried another ecu like mukesh told me and it ran fine so thank u very much for all the help ,charlie Trouble codes: 2320, 23F40, 206D0, 20C2.
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2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L alt. charging voltage VIN: 4A4MM21S75
BOTTOM LINE IS THE CUSTOMER CANT AFFORD A NEW COMPUTER AND A FACTORY OEM ALT. THANKS GUYS FOR ALL YOUR HELP. YOU ALL SAID ABOUT THE SAME THING.MOST OF IT I ALREADY KNEW. BUT THE IMPORTANCE OF THE COMPATIBILITY OF AFTER MARKET HAD SLIPPED MY MIND. DONT SEE THAT...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Trans mount VIN: 3VWSE69M33
We got the car in yesterday and upon lifting the car I had an oh crap moment. First off, to clarify which part stripped out it is the two 12 mm bolts that come in from the top not the three into the trans. So when I raised the car I saw the two 12 mm bolts h...
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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort 2.0L Misfire VIN: WVWJK73C29
Well first off for ron [...] could not find a fuel pressure spec anywhere on alldata but i did go into the vw data list and found my actual and desired pressures to be about the same even under load... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean), P0302 (Misfire 2), P0404 (Misfire 4).
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