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Verified for the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 400SEL

The bushings for the shifter lever wear out to the point where they break and fall out. This causes excessive movement (loose feel) in the shifter lever and a clanging-type noise when changing gears.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 600SL

The head lamp wipers are easily damaged, especially by automatic car washes.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 400SE

A faulty mass air flow (MAF) sensor can cause erratic/rough engine operation and fuel economy issues. Since this sensor measures the actual amount of air entering the motor, when it fails, the engine control module (ECM) takes the wrong information and delivers incorrect volumes of fuel to the cylinders.

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Verified for the Chevrolet Camaro

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Van B150

Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. In cases of contamination from carbon particles or debris, all hoses and tubes must be blown out with compressed air to remove contaminates.

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Verified for the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid

A clicking noise may be noted from the turn signal flasher after the turn signals are switched off.  This is commonly cause by a faulty turn signal switch which will require replacement.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC

The release tab for the center console can fall off unexpectedly.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Van B350

Oil seepage can occur at the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter). A redesigned speed sensor is available and the adapter may need to be replaced.

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Reported by scrap for the Ford E-350

problem still not corrected misfire is random also stalls at random

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Reported by JulioFranco for the Ford Explorer

Power steering fluid hose bracket broke, allowing hose to make contact with belt pulley. Driver side of engine compartment. Belt pulley wore-away hose until fluid suddenly escaped while driving, causing a sudden loss of power steering while driving around a curve in heavy traffic. This situation was extremely dangerous, and if the Explorer had been driven at the time by my wife, I have no doubt that she would have lost control of the vehicle a...

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Reported by bmdouble for the Ford Mustang GT

when filling up the nozzle will click and will make it hard to fill with fuel. Ford had a service bulletin that called for a replacement of the fuel tank with a revised tank that has a larger inlet at the tank. this will solve the issue as I have done dozens of them.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300CE

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.

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Verified for the Honda Passport

A broken hatch button can cause the rear hatch not to open when you push the release button. Replacing the button should repair this issue.

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Verified for the GMC S15

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 500SEL

Some models have tandem hydraulic pumps—one section for power steering and the other for suspension adjustment. These pumps are prone to leakage from either section.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E300

Vehicles with automatic level control that ride harshly in the rear (no give in the suspension) may have one or both dampening actuators which have failed. It is commonly recommended the actuators be replaced in pairs.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Wagon B350

Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. In cases of contamination from carbon particles or debris, all hoses and tubes must be blown out with compressed air to remove contaminates.

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Verified for the Hyundai Sonata

Prior to replacing the automatic transmission fluid (to improve shift quality), make sure that the transmission fluid level is correct. Also, make sure the computer that controls the transmission has the most up-to-date adaptive programming information. When servicing these transmissions be sure to use fluid approved by Hyundai.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E320

Catalytic converter failure is common and may cause a Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Wagon B250

Oil seepage can occur at the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter). A redesigned speed sensor is available and the adapter may need to be replaced.

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Reported by Charlieann for the Saturn SC2

Hi,
Driving to work one day I smelt something burning. Then I notices that there was a little smoke coming from inside my dash. I didnt have the air conditioner on so I thought that it might of been my CD player.

I detached the player and started driving again but it was still smoking. I managed to get home and decided to check it out. The 12v relay was very hot so i took it out and thats when I noticed the area around one of the prongs ...

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Verified for the GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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Verified for the Dodge Caliber
A metallic rattle sound from the liftgate while driving over bumps may develop. Our technicians tell us that replacing the liftgate bumpers should correct this issue.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E500

The sunroof may not work correctly due to failed components as a result of age and wear. Repairing a sunroof can be labor intensive and very costly.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 300SE

Some models have tandem hydraulic pumps—one section for power steering and the other for suspension adjustment. These pumps are prone to leakage from either section.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Wagon B150

Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. In cases of contamination from carbon particles or debris, all hoses and tubes must be blown out with compressed air to remove contaminates.

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Verified for the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

A rattling noise may develop from the AC belt tensioner. This can be caused by an internal fault with the AC compressor, AC performance may also be diminished when this occurs. Our technicians tell us that replacing the AC compressor will commonly correct this concern.

 

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Verified for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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Verified for the Dodge Nitro

Vehicle owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Rough idle or idle drop upon gear engagement, torque converter shudder on apply, high cabin temperatures upon start-up due to delayed AC compressor engagement, and illumination of the Check Engine Light due to fault code P1607. Our technicians tell us that updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software may correct these issues.

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