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1982 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L interior lights VIN: 1G6AL5787C
The courtesy lights are inop when door opened. they work when the light switch is rotated fully ccw. I am trying to locate the illuminated entry timer. my info says behind dash to left of steering column. has no diagrams or pics of timer. my wiring diagram...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Abs VIN: 1GCEC14W3W
Well I don't ask for help very often but this time I'm at my wits end,please read the whole post before replying this truck was brought to us after business mechanic couldn't fix I have been threw everything he has done and more there has been a lot of new...
2012 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Theft system VIN: 1GCWGGBA3C
Truck came in as a theft attempt. Ign. cyl and theft module were broken. New ignition and theft module installed. Tried to reprogram new TDM with J-box tool. Turns out I had no comm. with new module. Found no power to new module due to blown 2 amp fuse. Af...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L hard to fill gas tan VIN: 1D4GP44373
i have this problem narrowed down to the rollover valve on the rear top of the tank. problem is nobody carries this tank anymore,dodge, napa, rockauto, etc. the rollover valve is not a serviceable part. i can get a used tank but i dont want to install the ...
2008 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR44U78
Vehicle returns with P0340. Customer states that the CEL will be on intermittently. No drive ability issues stated. I cannot get the code to set when it is in the shop. Am I possibly to call a stretched timing chain. Has anyone come across this before? No ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor ckt A)
2010 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTKR1ED2A
this truck came in for failed emissions, having code p0443, we tested the purge using the scanner in output functions, couldnt hear a click or while running no vacuum was heard, ck connector had b+ and when using function would get ground signal on the oth... Trouble codes: P0443
2013 Ford Edge SEL 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FMDK3J96D
Hello Folks, This Ford Edge came from another shop in which they replaced the thermostat and coolant temperature sensor, both aftermarket parts, to repair DTC's P0128 "Coolant Thermostat Temp. Below Thermostat Regulated Temp" and P0126 "Engine Coolant Temp...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1656Y
cam and crank sensors scope perfectly seems to instantaneously fire out of sequence p1361 comes on immediatly shortly thereafter p1366 Trouble codes: P1361, P1366
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 3.5L Oil Pressure VIN: 5XYZKDAG5B
Hello IATN we have a 2011 Santa fe that is making us go a little crazy. The car came in on the hook with the complaint that the motor is noise on cold start up and runs rough for a min or two. Sometime it will stall when it runs rough, But will start right...
2014 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0L flare shift all gears VIN: 1C4NJPBA1E
Car came in with flare shift complaint. no codes. Tech replaced trans with used trans assy from salvage, reprogrammed TCM, PCM. Re tested, shifted ok for a short time ( a couple of miles). The further you drive it the flare shifts become worse in all gears...
2014 Kia Sorento EX 3.3L No ignition power VIN: 5XYKUDA71E
Vehicle towed in for no start. Push button had no effect, showed key symbol on dash and nothing else, no accessory power either. Found that placing vehicle in Park allowed us to turn the ignition on fully, but still wouldnt start until placed into Neutral,...
2004 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG76J34
Good morning having trouble getting correct info on part location, labor time and r&r air pump switch valve procedure on V-12 engine. Need to give correct estimate to customer for approval. Seems as if you need to take apart passenger side air box and char... Trouble codes: P0410
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L No Start, Can't scan
Would appreciate any help in locating a computer input and output wiring diagram for this JDM Mitsubishi, RH drive. Vehicle has the 6G74 3.5L V6, but not GDI. Model # is [...]. We are a non-profit organization helping overseas humanitarian workers...
1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L Alternator VIN: WV2MC0704P
Customer states that while driving instrument cluster stopped working,car started to overheat, and Alternator stopped charging. I checked power going to the alternator (Big red cable from alternator to battery) and it read 12V but i wasn't getting 12v at t...

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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WBAVA37547
All great suggestions on the replies thank you! The ESS did not have any oil in it, when I mentioned it to the tech he had already checked it. We ended up clearing the codes and drove the car extensively without any further issues. The client didn't want to go...
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4wd hub VIN: 1FTFW1EV2A
Thanks for all the feedback. What we ended up finding was the left front caliper was dragging, which was somehow causing the noise. This was one of those situations where going off the customer's description and us not being able to duplicate the problem made ...
2014 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Battery light comes on VIN: 1FTFW1CFXE
I'm going to close this request unresolved. The customer picked up the vehicle and declined further testing/repair. I was leaning toward an internal PCM issue. The vehicle had the original Motorcraft alternator that was charging good. I know it only showed 48 ...
2017 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE3FS5H
Thanks very much for all the info. It was vert helpful in eliminating many possibilities. End diagnosis is a mechanical problem in the engine. Compression is fine but at 2000 rpm there is a nasty rattle. I have taken this to another shop for repair. I will po... Trouble codes: P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306 (p0316-), P0316.
1992 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L lower control arm VIN: 1GDEG25KXN
Uhhmm. First, thanks to everyone who responded. It was all helpful. I checked a bushing size chart, and nothing else was close. Not being concerned about the outer flange helped some. Fabricated a press from a 3/4" threaded rod and the outer bushing washers to...
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 3.8L park position VIN: 1J4GA59198
after checking that all guide pins were in their places we reaasembled valve body and installed the linkage.we hooked up our scan tool and monitored aii inputs from trans range sensor.the snap on solus also has atest for the range sensor which showed c1 switch...
2012 Ram 1500 ST 4.7L WIN module VIN: 1C6RD7FP9C
turns out to be a bad WIN right out of the FIAT box lol i didnt have communication with the WIN because nothing was powering up at all. no comm with anything. ordered a new WIN and plugged it in and bingo dash lit up. got pin number from dealer and programmed ...
2006 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1MS382X6
Long story short: Another engine fixed this car. Short story long: It took 4 engines to get a good one. I would get another engine, attach it to the transmission so i could get the starter on it and run a compression test on it before putting it in the car. A...
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