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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L 2-3 shift
Hoping someone can give some guidance. Got a 4L60e that I just overhauled for slipping reverse and 2-3 shift problems. The low/reverse clutches were wasted. I expected to find the 3-4's gone as well but they were intact. Went ahead and built the unit and took ...
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37F0T
This is a tough one please read all diag before commenting. Came in smoking bad and running bad. found 2 injectors shot. When testing for injectors the engine died and wouldn't start but would start an hour later. after installing injectors runs better but aft... Trouble codes: P1212 (Icp high)
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start
Hello, I have a 2004 Escape that can not get the keys to program. I have used Ford FMP and Altell maxidas. It goes through the 10 minuet wait time and every thing seems like it is taking but the car will not crank and I have the 2 above codes. I took a scope p... Trouble codes: B1602, B1213
2006 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L engine VIN: 3FAFP07156
This Car was a purchased by a wholesale dealer from a new car dealership new card trade in. it as a rough idle with no ck engine light on. when we look at cylinder contribution on Verus cylinders 4 5 6 are all showing misfires in 40- 60 range.How this car does...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P76
Have a Powerstroke with what seems to be some sort of electrical gremlin. Customer complaint of running poor and poor acceleration at times, stalled at cruise on highway and no restart. Sat for a couple of days after towed to house, still no start, towed to my... Trouble codes: P0269 (Cylinder 3 Low Contribution), P0299 (Turbo Under-Boost), P2290 (ICP Too Low), P2291 (ICP Too Low During Cranking), P2617 (CKP Signal Output Circuit Open), P0401 (EGR Low Flow)
2012 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.7L power loss VIN: 1FD0W5HT0C
Vehicle came in with an Exhaust Temp Sensor Code. Replaced and Tried to do a Regeneration. It does not seem to be working. I have been at it a half an hour and the #'s seem the same. Can the filter become to plugged a regen will not work, or can you take these... Trouble codes: 2463 (DPF Soot Accumulation)
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Surge, Cuts out
light acceleration it buck kicks go to tcm and check codes has u1000 other code didn't concern because i go to live data and it kick me out and i go back to codes in the tcm it says no communication if i go through eng data tcm pids it lets see some data and i... Trouble codes: U1000
2003 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Crank no start VIN: 1G8AJ52F93
Car was purchased as not running. Only info i got was that it felt like it was bogging down in the rain once. Days later just dies while driving. Codes found were p1599 p0326 p0520. And in the bcm found b1327 u1301. After it sits when first trying to crank , i...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRE69M73
Having trouble diagnosing a driveabilty issue with an 03 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8t auto. The car started out with a few vacuum leaks and misfires like all these motors do, all leaks and running issues were fixed for a few months, then the vehicle came back with a ... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection system incorrect flow), P0300 (Random multiple misfires), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)

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2008 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCFG15X58
Hi I ended up finding an open in one of the wires running from the T/B to the PCM. Repaired the wire and all is good. What threw me, is that it would run so bad when the Reduced Power Light would come on. Also I noticed that it went into open loop when the... Trouble codes: P1516 (Throttle actuator performance), P2101 (Throttle actuator position performance), P2176 (TAC idle postion not learned).
2006 Lexus LX470 4.7L Electronic VIN: JTJHT00W36
Thanks for the help, Vehicle had an open in the pressure sensor wire. I found it by putting into to self diagnostics and there was the pressure sensor code.
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