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I agree the actual numbers of the codes would...

I agree the actual numbers of the codes would help.

With what you have stated from that you will probably want to replace the evap canister or solenoid. But I would disconnect the lines and try...
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The ball park is when you hear the noise when...

The ball park is when you hear the noise when turning. You can stretch it longer but then you are risking having to have it towed in so unless your insurance provides towing I would fix it.

It...
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Or you can take the belt off and measure its...

Or you can take the belt off and measure its length and tell the catalog people what it is in inches. Thats an easy vehicle to take it off of.

Usually cut-offs are around May but that very's from...
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Look at the tag in the door and find out the...

Look at the tag in the door and find out the month it was made.
Or you can call the dealer parts dept with your vin and ask them. Some cars that are made on the border will have a mixture of late...
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Then you should write to the companies that make...

Then you should write to the companies that make the kits sold at the stores and tell them that you should not be telling people to charge A/C system this way becuase it risks rupturing hoses.
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You go to the parts store and get a new window...

You go to the parts store and get a new window regulator. If it comes as the whole assembly then thats everything you have to replace.

I am not sure about swapping regulators but if you have to...
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There should be 2 temp sensors. One in the block...

There should be 2 temp sensors. One in the block and one in the radiator or thermostat housing, depending on his model and motor choice. The one in the block you don't ground. And if you ground...
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Take the tire off and shake it to see if anything...

Take the tire off and shake it to see if anything is inside it. Check the bushings for rot. Check the wheel bearing.
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I get like that when people say well the...

I get like that when people say well the engineers wouldn't have done it for the heck of it. I did and do a lot of things for the heck of it.

In this case I would be like oh there is a big open...
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I am doing the job myself so I really don't care...

I am doing the job myself so I really don't care about dumping the freon it only costs about $16 to refill the system. And yes I have a vacuum pump.

I am thinking I will try my luck.
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Don't let bejay scare you they have idiot proof...

Don't let bejay scare you they have idiot proof ways of charging this system now. No need for a manifold anymore. You will see once you get to the parts store. They ways to charge are so easy even...
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You have to be kidding with that question I am...

You have to be kidding with that question I am going to assume you have no idea where the bleeder is. The bleeder is on the caliper usually near where the hose connects to it. it will stick about a...
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You have to be kidding with that question I am...

You have to be kidding with that question I am going to assume you have no idea where the bleeder is. The bleeder is on the caliper usually near where the hose connects to it. it will stick about a...
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I was thinking exhaust for a bit but you said it...

I was thinking exhaust for a bit but you said it only dies right when you hit it and then comes back to life, so that ruled out exhaust. If the map sensor has an improper output the ecu won't always...
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Hard to say since he doesn't say what speed the...

Hard to say since he doesn't say what speed the vehicle is going to produce the sound
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map sensor check that you don't have a mas ...

map sensor check that you don't have a mas

Also take a can on throttle body cleaner and get the rpms up and spray it in the throttle body for sake of cleaning the back of the valves.
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Try gounding the wire that goes to the temp...

Try gounding the wire that goes to the temp switch.

I have a feeling you mayhave a bad wire in that part of the circuit
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other wise get a high current switch and run a...

other wise get a high current switch and run a wire to the battery terminal and then to the switch and then from the switch to the wire on the fan that usually supplies power. You can use butt...
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Check on that brake booster under where the...

Check on that brake booster under where the master meats its for fluid dripping. I have seen new master cylinders go not every one is perfect. If there is no fluid on the black bubble where the...
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You talking about the ultrasonic ones behind the...

You talking about the ultrasonic ones behind the bumper. You pull the wire harness off by first pressing the release pins or disable what ever way they are using to lock the harness together and the...
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Before you start going nuts try a connecting the...

Before you start going nuts try a connecting the wires of the fan to the battery check and see if the fan even works.

Next, I hope you can understand how a relay works. depending on the number of...
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Well that depends on why the fans weren't going...

Well that depends on why the fans weren't going on.

You can wire it to turn the relay on or your can completely bypass the relay and use the switch. IF you by pass the relay you need a much...
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Also you will want to put some stop leak in, that...

Also you will want to put some stop leak in, that stuff for A/C is the shizznit as long as it is not the compressor seal leaking. The stuff goes in the system and stays a liquid then when there is a...
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You mean r134 you can do it your self...

You mean r134


you can do it your self they even have bottles that have gauges on them that show green yellow red depending on how much freon is in the system. Also recharge it with a freon that...
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automotive engineer lol Thats not even a major in...

automotive engineer lol Thats not even a major in college. I used to be an engineer in indy car, champ car, and F1. Took me a bit to figure out the whole industry is whacked and made up of thieves...
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