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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 3.5L Starting VIN: 1GCDT19645
Hello everyone. Thanks for the help ahead of time. I'm having a problem with a long crank time. I've narrowed the problem down to 2 issues. First, fuel pressure doesn't stay in the rail with the vehicle off. Pressure bleeds back to the tank immediately ...
2014 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G11C5SL9E
Hello to all. This Malibu has a p2646 rocker arm actuator stuck off code that will come on for customer but we can never duplicate. Have changed oil, oil pressure good, have tried cam phaser solenoid on exhaust side due to alldata saying it was a probable ...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Stall, Hydralock VIN: 1B4HR48N02
Vehicle came in-tow, tried to start and found it hydra locked.Pulled injector rail and found cylinders 2 and 8 full of fuel. Pulled intake, plugs and cleaned out cylinders, top of engine, and drained over a gallon of fuel from the intake. replaced affected...
2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMEU63E97
Hello everyone. Thank you all in advance for your willingness to help with this thing. I am dealing with a complete nightmare but coming down the home stretch I think. Vehicle was sold by a small car lot. This Explorer has had multiple problems with multip...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY124X1
This vehicle initially came in as a no start concern it cranked and intermittently would fire and run for 10-20 seconds and then shut off. One of the first things I did was check the crank signal. It showed a voltage of 1.5v with a normal amplitude on top ...
2011 Land Rover LR2 HSE 3.2L rear diff VIN: SALFR2BN3B
vehicle has an unusual thump/knock when backing up. conditions: slow speed in reverse and is more consistent when turning the wheel. only does it one time and then have to drive forward to duplicate.i believe it is something related to the differential but...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35D0J
Any thoughts on correct IAC module driver voltage? Have a consistent 1.3v to 2.5v, varying reading at all times. Some manual info states I should see 3-11 v., depending on temp.Checking signal volt inputs to module,i.e., ovp relay, tach sig., temp sensor, ...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K32
Hello!! I have this camry that throws these 2 codes only. P0441 and P0446. Incorrect purge flow and Evap control system malfunction. Most common cause is the gas cap. It was original and didn't feel right so we replaced it. About 1k miles back with same 2 ... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap system incorrect purge flow), P0446 (Evap control system malfunction)
2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4L No Start VIN: 4T1BB46K49
This hybrid Camry came in as a no start. No repair history available. Car was purchased with slight front collision. It has a pierced hybrid cooler but coolant is still close to full. I haven't worked on many hybrids before but I'm not afraid to dig in...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L MIL Lamp on, no power / limp in VIN: 2CNDL73F46
Thank you to all that responded, Craig from West Chicago and Mike from Neenah were correct , checked the connector in the pillar and found six wires that were green, hardwired the wires and cleaned the others added die electric , customer has had the truck bac... Trouble codes: P0700, P1125, P2138, P1200.
2014 Dodge Challenger SXT 3.6L No Start VIN: 2C3CDYAG9E
I decided to let the customer have the vehicle go to to the dealer. If there is any reprogramming to be done I am not able to do that. I tried to get in contact with Saifullah, but I was not able to get any info as to how to reach him. Thanks for the advice, ... Trouble codes: U0141 (U110e-), U110E, U110F, U110C, U1411 (u1403-), U1403.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31S7X
Thanks for all the responses guys. Well, it was the fuel pump. The way it was acting, I truly didn't think it was the fuel pump but once again, I am reminded that even after 30 years, you learn more every day. I ended up disconnecting the fuel pump and hooking...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Differential vent VIN: 2FTRX08L03
I had another pickup come into the shop with the same basic setup. Looked at it and it had no vacuum hooked up to the vent hose. The plastic hose that runs up to the right side of the fire wall is open to the air. This system has the two solenoids at the upper...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L power seat motor VIN: 1ZVHT84N35
Thanks to everybody who replied. There still seems to be some mystery as weather or not this power seat mechanism is unique to the convertible. The dealer and several salvage yards say it IS special, but some salvage yards say it isn't or they don't know. Sinc...
2016 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Wipers VIN: 1FTFX1EF4G
TURN SIGNAL COMBO SWITCH WAS THE FAULT. you guys nailed it on the head. I had my suspicious but I wasn't sure since my scanner is not up to date but soon will be. thank you guys for all your help.
2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L low oil pressure VIN: 3GTEC23J99
I went ahead and put in the oil pump. It wasn't too bad of a job. We pulled the pan, installed a new oring and put in a GM pump. When warm it will idle at 20 and at road speed will do 40. This is better than before, but I think that this should be better. I to...
2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 5.0L stuck injectors VIN: SALWR2PF9G
Okay,job is finished for now.Received 2 replies on how important it is to change the teflon seals on the injectors so I'll be ordering the tools and will get vehicle back to replace seals. Thanks for the help.I do appreciate it. P.S.6 hours to do this job ...
2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L converter lockup VIN: 5GZCZ634X6
From the replies posted and some further research online, the torque converters are a weak spot on this transmission. Saturn even had a recall for shuddering but that expired years ago. A reman unit around here is around $2400 and having it rebuilt is not much...
2011 Volkswagen Eos lux 2.0L Lower radiator hose VIN: WVWFW7AH3B
Removing the air intake pipe was the clue to getting to the lower hose. It wasn't as difficult as I thought. Thanks!
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