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Multiple misfire codes on an 'O4 Opel Astra
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Hello! We will be happy to help. I believe the problem that you are describing is a normal driving pattern. In your particular vehicle Lexus/Toyota implemented a system called Artificial Intelligence Shift Patterning. It is consisted of many sensors which...
Po155cnf bank 2 sensor heater circuit P1620cnf Also code
The P0155 is the oxygen sensor located on the rear bank of cylinders and before the catalytic converter. Given your mileage, both oxygen sensors (pre-catalytic converter) should be replaced. The pre-cat sensors have the most affect on fuel mixture, saving...
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ETC - 2008 Dodge Charger
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Car shut off during driving
Hello. It sounds like your 2002 Porsche Boxster lost all battery power. This occurs when the alternator fails and causes the battery to die. It is a common issue. The battery must first be checked and then replaced or recharged....
Battery drained every 20 days
Hello. If the 2011 Porsche Boxster is not being driven, then this will occur due to the number of modules in the vehicle which will drain the battery. If you drive the vehicle regularly then you may have an issue...
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I have a 2009 VW Jetta S 2.5L. Why does my car turns on but then it turns off after driving it for a bit/while?
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Check engine light and P1345 code
I'm thinking that they may have sold you a V6 distributor. Remove the rotor and look at the top of the vane cup for a "6" or an "8". It there is a 6, it's a V6 distributor and won't...
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I bought a used vw beetle 2001. diag test came up with codes t0300 t0303 t0172 t0768 mechanic said he would charge 900.00 for the
Each of these codes are for different problems, and would need to be diagnosed. If you are low on coolant, then your misfire may be due to a blown head gasket and the first three codes. The last code, P0768,...
Flashing engine light - 2001 Toyota Tacoma
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Can anything other than the cat cause that code to appear?
Hello, A faulty catalytic converter can lead to a wide number of codes. In order to elaborate on your question I would need the specific code that is being set off. Regards, Eduardo YourMechanic
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