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1996 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Temperature actuator VIN: 1GTCS1441T
Hello I own a 1996 GMC Somoma 2WD 5 speed 2.2L. I noticed when I turn the manual temperature knob that the truck always gets stuck blowing hot air even in Max AC and regular AC positions. I can hear the actuator with key on engine off moving. It will go back ...
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WMWMF33557
cuts out hard at 2.5-3k and again at 4-4.5k. not at an exact rpm or load, but relatively close. only code that returns is the 2d53. same results with knock sensor unplugged. have blue smoke sometimes when holding revs up in nuetral to get the engine to start ... Trouble codes: 2D53

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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK12368
To summarize things to check for the code. Make sure to red wire is hot at all times. Check for broken or corroded wiring within a foot of solenoid or coming out of pcm. Other members have suggested faulty pcm not able to ground circuit. As I also tried a ... Trouble codes: P0449.
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT8W3BT6C
Thanks guys for all your help! Remember the part of my post that I said I was maticulus in reassembly of the engine and wire harnesses? Yeah, well I screwed up on this one! while looking over the injector wire harness, I found an area that I accidentally dam... Trouble codes: P1291, P068A, P060A, P0203 (Injector circuit open).
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Air Matic system VIN: WDBNG70J94
Thanks for all the help and advice.I ordered a sensor from MB using the VIN and it worked perfectly. It had a different part number, the one mentioned by Mark [...], and was made by ATE instead of Temic, like the others. There was apparently a recall on t...
1977 Oldsmobile Toronado Brougham 6.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3Z57K7M725
As Robert [...] said, this car does have a controller and crank sensor. We did ground the controller, and as they said, loosened the bolts on the sensor, to adjust the sensor. It's possible the system isn't working correc...
2004 Saturn L300 3 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JLS4R44
First I would like to thank all of you that tock the time to help a fellow tech in need. I Very much appreciate it. As for the fix the tcm was missing a ground fixing that restored communications. ( I use the tech 2 from work to communicate on k2000 data line...
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