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Tech Tips (by ALLDATA): Porsche anti-lock brake system light on

TECH TIPS (courtesy of ALLDATA) Vehicle: 2000 Porsche Boxster S (986), V6-3.2L, Manual Transmission Mileage: 128,009 Problem: The vehicle was brought to the shop because the anti-lock brake system (ABS) Light was flashing. Details: The technician retrieved the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs): P04201 – RF wheel…

Tech Tips (by ALLDATA): Chevy truck knock sensor issues

TECH TIPS (courtesy of ALLDATA) Vehicle: 2003 Chevorlet K 1500, 4WD, V8-4.8L, VIN V, Automatic Transmission Mileage: 215,675 Problem: The truck came in because the malfunction indicator lamp was (MIL) ON. Details: The technician retrieved the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs): P0327 – Knock Sensor Circuit Performance Sensor…

Tech Tips (by ALLDATA): Dodge Ram won't start

TECH TIPS (courtesy of ALLDATA) Vehicle: 2004 Dodge RAM 1500, 4WD, V8-5.7L, VIN D, Automatic Transmission Mileage: 173,444 Problem: The vehicle was towed in and the customer said it will not start. Details: After the tech verified the problem, he connected a scan tool and reported that he…

Tech Tips (by ALLDATA): Chevy truck won't shift

TECH TIPS (courtesy of ALLDATA) Vehicle: 2003 Chevy K 2500, 4WD 6.6L Turbo Diesel, VIN 1, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Mileage: 136,445 Problem: The tech noticed that the fluid pressure switch “E” PID was reading “OFF” in all gear selections. It should read “ON” in Reverse, Neutral, 4th and 5th.…

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