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1997 AM General Hummer 6.5L injection pump VIN: 137ZA8433V
Hi guys I needed some help with locating labor times for replacing high pressure pump gasket and front top gear cover gasket, may be part of water pump assembly? I had a beautiful spiral bound h1 book that seems to have grown legs so im having trouble maki...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GNEK13Z32
vehicle came in with 1st and 2nd gear only. dissembled trans and found 3/4 clutches burned up. everything else in trans looked new. customer pulls trailer over a mountain regularly. after talking with him he doesn't pull it into 2nd or 3rd he just lets the...
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2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Reduced engine perf VIN: 1GNFK16Z66
Customer stated the vehicle has a check engine lamp on and the engine goes into a reduced performance mode as well. Upon arrival, found the vehicle not in reduced performance mode. Checked for codes and found the codes listed. Vehicle has had many repairs ... Trouble codes: P0120 (TP or APP sensor 1 circuit problem), P1516 (Throttle Actuator Control Module VS Throttle Actuator Position Performance), P2135 (TP Sensor 1-2 Correlation)
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.8L Engine VIN: 1GCEK19C78
When pickup came in complaint was oil light and message-Stop engine low oil pressure.We pulled the oil pressure sensor put in manual gauge warmed engine up pressure was 12 psi hot at idle in gear.We changed oil with 5/30 and put on UPF48R delco oil filter ...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2PD64494
Hi, Van came in with O2 sensor codes changed sensor test drove van, after 2 test drives check engine light popped on, scanned codes found can buss codes and pressure control sol. in trans and couple other trans codes. Found leaking connection at tranny all... Trouble codes: P2822
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2013 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.6L A/C Contoller VIN: 2C4RDGBG6D
Hi Techs, This Grand caravan when it works works good. there is no rhyme or reason for this event. With no key in car and most times but not always I will open the door and the indicator light for the Rear Defogger will start flashing, no key in the igniti...
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2011 Honda Odyssey EX-L 3.5L a/c
I got a minivan came in for compressor noise when a/c is on and opon inspection I found the a/c compressor clutch was dragging and smells burnt.. so after replacing the compressor, condenser , expansion valve and recharging. the a/c does not get that cold ...
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2013 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L No Start VIN: 1HGCT1B80D
No start cranks but wont run cant get communition with pcm got codes 86-12 and 86-13
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2017 Infiniti QX60 3.5L tires diff VIN: 5N1DL0MM1H
hi Guys, we are looking for some help and information here. This Infiniti came for a noise and confirms that the noise from rear tires skipping. It happens on slow speed making a turn like you are coming out your drive way or a parking lot. The rear wheels...
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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L camshaft VIN: 1J4RR4GG6B
The Exhaust Cam 2/ Crank difference when you start the engine, is at 27 advanced angle and stays there with no change. It shows correct cam angle (desired and actual) but exhaust Cam 2/crank difference (Engine degrees) aprox.27.0. I Removed the actuator ...
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2015 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 3.0L Intake VIN: SALGS3VF7F
Group, I hope this is a easy question. I have looked through my identifix and can not find out how to remove the intake. The lower coolant plastic pipe is leaking and it has to come off to get pipe out. I have removed the upper plenum cover and got the 10 ...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L cooling fan control VIN: WDDHH8HB5B
Thanks for taking your time to help me. I have this MB that the cooling fan runs all the time when key is on and sometime when key off found codes 0695 &2359. Also the dash indicator shows a thermometer some times. Coolant is full coolant temp sensor reads...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MEFM55S3Y
Okay. here we are again. This one come from another shop. has trans light symbol on dash flashing. only with car running. can clear and koeo, pass. koer failed. Another shop has installed a tcc solenoid.Different code.Now i guess it has this p1746 code. Fo...
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1969 Pontiac GTO 6.6L water pump
Does anyone know what the 2 small, blue sleeves in this Fel Pro timing cover set #TCS-45166 are for? The packaging indicates they are water pump mounting sleeves but I can find nothing to show where they go. I just want to do this right and these old gals ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP1210W
Hi guys vehicle came into my shop and the customer said the s.e.s. Light on. Though when he brought it in the light was out. I ask the customer if he had any drivability issues. He said it he experinced hesitation upon acceleration, though intermittenly. H... Trouble codes: P0102
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2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Alternator VIN: 2G2FV22G91
Replaced alternator when new water pump was installed, battery was replaced the week before. Alternator was replaced for intermittent no charge and because the bearings were making noise. After replacing alt, water pump, thermostat, belts, tens., idlers, a...
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2012 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Balance shaft (intake side) VIN: WVWED7AJ9C
Customer picked up the car, drove it home about 6 miles or so and parked it for approx 1 week. Started the car in the morning, drove it another 6 miles or so, turn the engine off normally. Car sat for a few hours, tried to start it but the engine wasn't tu...
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2013 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWFD7AJ0D
I'm looking for some guidance from any vw techs or someone who knows these cars. We rarely see any vw cars and i've never done this before. I have a vw gti with a mil light on with a p2015 intake flap performance code. There is a tsb for this which wants y... Trouble codes: P2015
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2007 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L Mechanical VIN: YV1AS98277
I entered this as a engine issue, but the problem could be transmission related. The car has developed a noise that comes on after it approaches operating temperature. Does not make the noise of on initial start up. The noise occurs as engine speed is incr...
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2007 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Reduced Power VIN: 2G4WD582X7
Well . . . This gets the 'Huh' award. After I went home my boss started looking at it. Don't remember if it was last night or this morning but he had performed the APP relearn and everything has been fine. No failures. Nada. Zip. Now I had performed the ... Trouble codes: P1516 (Electronic Throttle Module vs Throttle Position Performance).
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Misfire, Misfire
Thanks so much to everyone who responded. We got lots of ideas to try when the customer was to return. Unfortunately, he didn't: it was a service truck and he needed to get back on the road to make some money. We called him a week later to see if he could... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Shift quality
Thank you to all who replied. We did some testing of the solenoids. Due to the age and availability of parts, the owner decided to replace them all. This corrected the issue. The owner states that the truck has never shifted so well in the ten years he owne...
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2009 Chevrolet Traverse LS 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEV13DX9
OK this was a screwed up mess.Code definition for PO192 on Snap-on scanner and on Alldata is fuel rail pressure sensor low voltage.There is also a fuel line pressure sensor and that is where the problem was.The signal wire from line pressure sensor to the fue... Trouble codes: P0192.
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2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Reverse Lights VIN: 1GC1KXCG0D
This vehicle must be running for the software to turn the reverse lights on. THANKS MATTHEW! I and the engineers were thinking differently today. And Dan, the regs say "REJECT IF... an exterior bulb, if originally equipped, fails to light." They ALSO need ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Timing VIN: 1FTPW14534
Thank you all for the info, yes I know this is a problem engine but some of you might just be replacing engines when it isn't needed. Special thanks to Ken [...]'Neill your tip on exhaust was right on the money. The cat converter on bank one was sev...
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2013 Ford Explorer Limited 3.5L camshaft VIN: 1FM5K8F88D
Well I finally got the vehicle back in the shop to do some research as to what was causing the problem (p0017) David [...] was correct when he mentioned improperly timed engine. Somehow the timing chain slipped a half a link and ended up with bank 1 slightly ...
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2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4BJWDG6C
Went after loss of vacuum and found with a mechanical gauge actual vacuum was about 2 inches higher than what the MAP sensor was reading. The original cruising vacuum reading was not correct that was taken from a scanner recording and was at WOT on hard accele... Trouble codes: P2110.
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2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1GG12L16
closing this one out , I did not fix it but what i did find was back pressure in exhaust measuring at front o2 senor also turbo impeller had play in it that was questionable , customer wants bigger turbo and have cats removed with custom exhaust ,also custom t... Trouble codes: P0234 (over boost condition).
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWPL7AJ8B
Thanks to all that replied to this no start VW. Charles [...] was right on about the basket (screen) under the metering valve on top of the injection pump. The basket did have metal in it, indicating injection pump failure and contamination of the fuel ...
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