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1975 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 5.7L Power steering VIN: CPY355V301
P30 w/Hydro Boost. Cannot find pressure hoses- OE, parts stores, on-line,etc. Tried to get an OE number from my old Mitchell, but they only list one hose. Does anyone have an idea who might have the pressure hoses? Hydraulic shops around here won't make up...
2007 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.7L Pedal Feel VIN: 1GCDT13EX7
Visual inspection... Wheel Cylinders: no issues noted (drums cleaned and adjusted) Calipers: note guide pins do not move freely (cleaned pins and bores, replaced boots and grommet on lower pin, lube and install, now moves freely), note caliper bracket/pad ...
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1GC1KXCG7D
so i think this just didnt get programed they have coverd the abs and tpms lights, it still shows tire pressures but when you scroll to find the integrated brake control it never shows up, I can turn on the lights but you also cannot turn on or off the tra...
2011 Chrysler Town & Country Touring L 3.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4RR8DG1B
Vehicle came in with complaint of vibration and stutter on acceleration with check engine light flashing.Desired and actual cam position readings were way off on rear exhaust cam while driving and #1 cylinder was missing.Pulled van into bay and it idled ok... Trouble codes: P000B, P0016, P0300
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32F0X
Vehicle came in with no power. Would not rev above 2K. Lot of white smoke when reved. High pressure oil at 485 at idle, would go to 1400 when reved. No check engine codes. Did a KOER, no codes. Did a KOEO, no codes. Buzz test, passed. Cylinder contribution... Trouble codes: P0284 (Cylinder 8 contribution/balance fault)
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTFX1EV6A
this engine has an intermittent engine noise when warm
2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Radio VIN: 1FTFX1CF6E
This truck came in with radio and all associated functions in-op. Found no communication with fcim using ids software. Replaced fcim with salvaged unit and attempted to reprogram using ids software. New module communicates and passes self test without issu...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S53
This Jeep intermittently hesitates/cuts out, and instrument cluster cuts out for a split second. It feel like cycling the key on and off very fast. When it happens it also resets the monitors and fuel trims. I assume It does not store any codes because of ...
2010 Lexus RX450h 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBC1BA3A
the vehicle will only set the code when accelrating hard from a complete stop. if you drive the vehicle not accelerating hard off a stop it performs well. i have driven it 700 miles on the frw. home and no problems. I can duplicate the problem if I stop an... Trouble codes: P0A7A

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2015 Audi Q7 TDI Premium Plus 3.0L Heater VIN: WA1LMBFE8F
Thank you all for the responses. I removed the coolant shutoff valve and jumped power to it. The valve did stick shut intermittently. Testing the valve electrically and feeling for heat present past the valve proved insufficient.
2014 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAHP2E85E
KNOWLEDGE with humility is a powerful blessing, but a terrible curse when it breeds arrogance. Some, through hard work, perseverance and patience have been connected to the knowledge repositories of the universe. Thanks to everyone's input the vehicle's b... Trouble codes: P025B.
2013 Kia Sportage EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDPCCA29D
Dan to answer you question of how did I screw up the codes. I had a tech that was working on this vehicle to start. He is no longer working for me now due to him not putting on a wheel tight and causing a 3 car accident. He originally told me it was a rich ... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim).
2014 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGDA2EB7E
Thank you all for the feedback and input related to this problem. After last update car was driven for over a week with with APP sensor E ref wire cut out of circuit and sensor D reference jumped to both APP sensors. Car ran perfect with all sensor signals no... Trouble codes: 101E0.
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5N1BV28U54
I want to say thank you to all the techs that took the time to read my help request, this Quest is out of my shop fixed. the problem here was likely some of you mentioned, "BAD PCM". just I wasn`t sure if is possible find multiple bad computers at the same tim...
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