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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L heater VIN: 2G4WB55K41
Vehicle has automatic heat, all new parts as mnetioned and completely flushed entire cooling system and bled system several times. vheicle has heat at idle but traveling down road it is like a/c is on. have to turn temp all the way to 90 for any heat at al...
1980 Cadillac Seville 6.0L left rear turn signal VIN: 6S699AE699
Does anyone know where the turn signal relays are located? Each center tail light has it's own turn signal relay according to the wiring diagram, and the left center bulb does not blink when the turn signal switch is operated or with the hazard switch turn...
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L obd 2 monitors VIN: 1GNDM19W5Y
Dose not complete Heater oxygen sensor monitor.
2009 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L esc/traction VIN: 1G1ZH57B99
Originally had no assist with codes in steering module for torque sensor (C0545-00)and codes in EBCM for Disabled (c0561-71). Now steering works, no other codes in any module except U2143 in EBCM. Scanning EBCM shows no movement of steering wheel sensor A ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTNX20F01
When driving truck has steering memory and does not want to return to center and stays where you leave wheel. Replaced ball joints (all) and steering gear with redhead . Thrust alignment. Truck cam back and complaint was memory steer. Put truck on alignmen...
1997 GMC C6500 Topkick C6H042 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GBJ6H1P1V
OK this got towed in from our fleet customer. Have used my 15 wiring from mitchell to test. I have no spark and no injector pulse. I have all my powers and grounds. I have unhooked the four wire behind the distributor and still no spark. I have tested with...
2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Steering pump or gear box / rack VIN: 1GTR2TE35B
"Sitting still" or moving at a slow speed, the truck will produce a "loud" humming sound and vibration. This will happen just after moving the steering wheel off center and continue to lock position going left or right and if you hold the wheel in any posi...
2009 Jaguar XK 4.2L Starting VIN: SAJWA43B99
This vehicle was brought to us for a no crank no start condition, we were supplied with two rough looking keys, the keys will work on the passive side, (ignition on, lock and unlock), when performing the verify keys procedure, it shows both keys programmed...
2012 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L Pedal VIN: 1N6AA0EC4C
Hi. I am having a tough time trying to diagnose the problem on this Titan. Intermittently has a hard pedal and brake light comes on. Stores code P1142 for the pressure sensors. We replaced the sensors in the master and it didn't take care of the problem Gr...
2009 Scion xB 2.4L LF and RR VIN: JTLKE50EX9
This car was in for a seasonal tire change yesterday. I noticed the tpms warning was on and one tire was 5psi low - some rust on the rim bead so I sanded and repainted the rim and mounted the summer tires and test drove the car - all OK until I stopped at ...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M23
I have one pulling my hair out. The customer stated that the car was running fine. His son hit a deer and it was parked for a few weeks until they found the body parts. They moved it a few times while sitting at their house and then after they got the body...
2006 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on, EPC Light VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ6
Hello, First off this is a 1.6 petrol port injected engine. Customer complaint is occasionally at random engine loss of power and both engine and EPC light's come on. It happens more when in rainy weather/ after car washes. Sometimes it takes up to a ... Trouble codes: P2138 (Accelerator Position Sensor - Implausible correlation - Intermittent), P2122 (Accelerator Position Sensor - Signal too low - Intermittent), P2127 (Accelerator Position Sensor 2 - Signal too low - Intermittent)

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2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L friction disc VIN: WAUDF78E08
Thanks everyone for the input. Many possibilities presented: worn crankshaft thrust bearing, faulty master cylinder, a high failure rate of Luk kits, and customer driving habits. I did check the crankshaft end play and there was almost none; I think the be...
2002 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCCS14582
There were many suggestions to check the computer power, grounds, and reference voltages, so I rechecked them. All were okay. I also checked all the outputs for shorts and found none. Then I again looked for wiring harness damage, which I had done before but o...
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCPCSE04B
As everyone said it was the ECM, took three times to get a good one. I rechecked my powers and grounds, lighting a headlight with the ECM ground to the power supply circuits, I paid special attention to momentary loses of power, there was none. Thanks everyone... Trouble codes: P0604.
2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.7L starter
Covered all my bases on this one. Ran new wire from the starter to TIPM. Replaced TIPM. Removed some old dash camera (maybe breathalyzer) wiring tapped into the ignition switch. Has factory remote start on key/fob yet it just beeps twice and flashes park light...
2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTBF2B68E
thanks all for the help. Eugene [...] was right the wire loom from pcm to trans had burned on the manifold and was causing the no start erratic trans shifter and intermittent no start as well as the trans temp codes p0308 was caused by vacuum leak at the ... Trouble codes: P0308, P0316, P0528, P0710, P1702, P1783.
2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: 5NPEC4AC7C
Group thanks for all the replies. It is fixed. I replaced both fuel pressure pumps low and high. Started as designed most times but sometimes took a little long to crank then started. For that I removed the intake and cleaned the intake valves of all the carbo...
2015 Kia Forte LX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFK4A67F
So I decided to replace timing components and while I had it apart I popped off the cam phasers. The exhaust phaser mounting pin had walked its way into the cam allowing the phaser to go off time just enough. The pin got jammed up in the oil feed port so whe... Trouble codes: P0017.
2006 Saturn Ion 3 2.2L Scan Tool VIN: 1G8AJ55F16
After a couple more checks I actually found that the female DLC connector pins were spread out too far and not making contact with the scan tool Male Pins. The Network wiring was also severed between the DLC Port and the Engine control module. I re-ran wirin...
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