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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L vehicle VIN: JH4KA7675M
Hello fellow techs, I have here a 91 Acura Legend, the inner and outer cv boots were replaced elsewhere, now it has a severe vibration at idle through 2000rpm's, it may still be present above 2k, but thats as high as we've gone with it yet. We have compared ...
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L Front Wiper VIN: WBACB31070
I need to know the exact location of the wipers module, I already tried looking for it most of the parts inside the car, but I couldnt find it. Also I think that having the module connector pinout I would be able to do more testing; and decide what its the exa...
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1996 Buick Riviera 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GD2215T
this car came to us with the service engine light on. ran scan test and found code po341. i checked all grounds and signal wiring found nothing wrong. i ended up replacing the cam sensor. took car for test drive and light stayed off. the car sat overnight and ... Trouble codes: P0341
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1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Hesitation, Backfire VIN: 1G6KS53B6M
Greetings Techs, Sorry for the Steven King Novel. It scares me! This one is in from another shop. After extensive system checks and digging through the archives I'm going to ask for some help :). What it will do is when the vehicle is cold and you step on the...
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Climate control Display/Driver information center VIN: 1G6ET1291V
We have a weird one here! There is no illuminated display on the climate control head but it still works fine. You just can't see the green numbers or signs, also No information display on inst. cluster nor a tach signal, fuel guage or coolant signal. All othe...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1G1YY3387L
This car has had all injectors replaced at another shop and fuel system cleaned from being loaded with water.Came in from fuel cap vent valve...common I understand. It ran fine until yesterday when it suddenly lost power and started overheating and bogging dow...
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1991 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Speedometer VIN: 1G1JC54G6M
Vehicle speedometer will register only up to 13mph then stays there no matter how fast vehicle is moving,with scanner reading vehicle speed the reading is the same.proformed test on vss with vantage and all tests pass. replaced ecm with no help- did use old pr...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3G1JC1246S
Hi guys You guys have never let me down yet even when I confuse myself. So Hopefully someone can point me in a direction .This car was taken in on a trade .It runs not bad off idle .But at idle it is loading up the fuel trim goes down to 80 from 128.the pulse ...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L drivability VIN: 1GCEC14WXV
Customer complaint: vibration in steering wheel at 1500 rpm During test drive w/scanner: no codes, no misfire, no history codes. With normal accel., vibration comes in when trans achieves overdrive & lockup, which happens to drop engine to 1500 rpm range-compl...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G1WL52M6V
Hello I could use a little brainstorming. This car will hardly start and stay running. It will blubber, spit and sputter. Pop back through intake. But will run, but not well enough to move or anything. Like the timing is way off. According to Snap on Generic m...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK33J5W
Vehicle has a rough idle, feels worse cold but still there warm. Misfires count up on cylinders 5 & 6 but doesn't set codes. Cylinder time balance at idle on cylinder 6 is -2%, cylinder 5 +2%, rest of cylinders around 0%,all cylinders near 0% above 1200 rpms. ...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNDUO6E6W
Well here we go again. customer called with no start condition. after several tries they got started. started fine for several days. is becoming more often now.vehicle will start if you press on accelerator. with scanner attached mass air flow meter shows 1.92...
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2C3HD56T9S
i can't beleive we can't find this problem.it should be simple principles that find the problem.we have a '95 concorde with #5 cylinder dead while running.the stump is we have good spark at the plug,we have good injector pulse and good spray pattern.the vacuum...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L T.C.C. operation VIN: 3B7KF26Z3Y
The torque conv locks with a jerk and unlocks with a jerk. Customer thought it was shifting into o/d. Upon test drive, I can unlock t.c.c. by tapping brake and it almost feels as if someone hits truck from the rear. Letting go of brake to allow t.c.c. to lock ...
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1975 Ford bricklin 351CID hydrolic doors VIN: 00013BX5S0
Hello all you great techies I really hate to ask this of you but here i go. A 1975 bricklin was brought to this facilities to have the hydroilc pump for doors installed that was the easy part . heres my problem the wiring for switches some work the outside dr...
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Runs full rich VIN: 1FTCR14U4M
TOUGH ONE! Hello everyone. This sounds easy but !@#$%^&*. It was at three other shops in the last month. Runs full rich 99% of the time. Open loop all the time. Once during testing it cleared up and ran normal for five min. then full rich. I was told the first...
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14JSP
Inertia switch pops. First time it happened car was parked overnite so we thought maybe someone bumped into to it while it was parked. Reset switch and was good for a couple weeks. Second time, car died while driving. Looked at wiring diagrams and descpition o...
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTF15M5TL
truck came to me from another shop where all repairs were made new o2 sensors pcm cts fuel filter injectors cleaned plugs wires cap rotor, problem still occurs. when first driving truck o2 sensors stfuel lt fuel all appear normal after about 6 miles code p1000... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank one lean), P0174 (bank two lean)
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52UTN
Hello fellow techs. This is my first time requesting help.Thanks in advance for taking the time to read and any help you will give to this request. I did find some info on the archives, and l will refer that to my friend. This request is for a friend. He haS A...
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1997 Geo Metro 1.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CQMR226XV
Hey all this one seems kinda strange misfire code cyl #1, while the light is flashing I feel no misfire. Vacuum gauge steady. EGR was leaking, but has been replaced. It was at the GM dealer for a couple of weeks they threw secondary ignition components at it n... Trouble codes: 0301 (Misfire cyl 1)
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1991 GMC G2500 Rally 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2GKEG25K7M
Hello,This van will not start cold unless the throttle is even slightly opened,after 30 sec. it will idle fine, then when it reaches 180o the idle will start to surge and eventually stall I have check for vacumm leaks,replaced IAC and vehicle has had a remaned...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L Vortec unit leaking VIN: 1GKEK13R6X
We pulled the intake off to replace the leaking gasket. When we disconnected the electrical connector to the fuel injection unit we found it to be full of gas. This seem to be a common problem and can work its way back up through the wires to the computer. My ...
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHCG35G31
Car was towed in for a no start. the car actually started but would only idle, then die if you tried to drive.we diagnosed a poor MAF and replaced it. The car will not start now. the scan tool does not communicate. there is no MIL, even when you turn the key o...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L quits warm VIN: JACDH58W1R
Hello all, this one has me stumped. As engine is reaching operating temp. it shuts off. It will try to start, acts like an engine that's jumped cam timing. It will pop out exhaust try to start then just crank. After it cools off for about a half an hour, it wi...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4GL48K54
hello Jeep experts. This one's mine. bought brand new 6 month's ago. It has been running rough all the time but worst when cold. misfire on all cyl. very rich out the exhaust. rotten egg smell from cats. first time back to dealer. replaced plugs cam and crank ...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Navigational Sys VIN: JT8BD68SXX
I have a 99 GS300 with the Navigational system and the disply is there but the back light is gone. I attempted to adjust brightness - no change, I suspect the back light is out and cannot seem to find a way to remove the bezel to inspect any of the components ...
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1988 Mazda 626 Turbo 2.2L Speakers VIN: JM1GD2444J
Greetings, All. I need to find out the proper radio speaker wiring color code to speaker polarity relationships for the OE (FACTORY) harness. This system is what MOD/Shop Key identifies as the "Full Logic Cassette Player". From the factory, it utilizes a Sub-W...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBDA28D7M
Car dropped off customer complained of idle @ 2000 + during spring & summer months not a problem during winter customer complained this promblem has occured for about 2 1/2 years with no resolution I know nothing about ME/BE please lead me in some direction
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L central locking VIN: WDBGA43E1P
Vehicle came into shop with no reverse. R&R tranny and rebuilt. When customer came to pick up vehicle they said that door automatic locks was not working. Technition said that the locks did work when he started on vehicle untill he disconnected battery. We hav...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YXV
Hello, this Mitsubishi came in MIL lamp on and failing to idle. Computer scan revealed code p0505 idle control motor failure. Checked resistance of motor found resistance to be out of spec by 1 ohm so replaced motor. started car code came back instantly, Mitch... Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AX35G2X
vehicle exhibits ignition fire from only one coil, but will sometimes second coil will only fire. when cranking vehicle acts like its severly out of time. timing belt has been checked for alignment (ok). compression at 175 psi. checked rpm signal with scan too...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Safety VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
the keys of this car were lost. this is equipted with factory immobilizer and i need the override code to stard the car and then set the new key. the immo ecu part number is mr 482502, the serial number is [...]. please some one help me to get this code fro...
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1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L horn
if anyone could send a wiring diagram for the horn and cruise control circuit, i would appreciate it. thanks! carl kiesel, jr.
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Accessories VIN: 1GHDT13WW2
Hi we have this Bravada that the wipers wouldnt park, stopped anywhere they were, we replaced the motor and the wipers park great but the intermitant wipers react wierd for instance if the switch is on off and you move it to int (any position) they wont work f...
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1998 Other Asian TA 2.2L 4ws VIN: JM0TA10J20
When steering is not straight ahead rear wheels move in correct direction and then snap back to straight ahead position when engine started. The rear wheel steering then becomes inoperative. This activates code 23, code when cleared returns each time engine is...
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1974 Other European SilverWraith 7.0L master cylinder
Hi all, not really looking for a fix here,just a little advice.I am wondering how one goes about bleeding the brakes on this old boy. I am assuming the master is at fault, judging by the crust surrounding it. I am getting a "partial brake failure" and "2-Low p...
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1990 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, BACKFIRE THROUGH TB VIN: 1G2NE14U4L
Hello fellow Techs. This one is about to drive me over the edge. I mainly work on Ford and Asian so I am at a loss. this one belongs to me so I have tried some "Shotgun Diagnostics." A day or so ago it started cutting out, back firing through the throttle body...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G2NE5439N
Hello group- I've read every fix post for this problem and have attempted and or verified each. Please read carefully. Much work has been done. Car had a bad fuel regulator. Replaced it and O2 sensor. Road tested well, but trim counts were still indicating ri...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2HX52KXS
The vehicle is operating in power management mode due to a cruise servo position error. Codes are P1568 & P1599.With the servo unplugged we had a servo position of 70% on our scan tool. It would at times drop to 35 or so for no apparent reason. Plugging it in ... Trouble codes: P1568 (cruise servo position), P1599 (cruise power management)
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1G2NE12T4X
when u accelerate hard from a stop this vehicle "chugs" then catches up with itself. recently, while here the vehicle started to do the same thing with the trans in park also. really lost here. we've talked with a few of our affiliated shops and nobody seems t...
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire VIN: WPOAA2994T
Car runs rough, check engine light on, has a P0300 random multiple cylinder misfire, has also specified cylinder 6, 2 and 3. Checked secondary ignition on cylinder 2, appeared ok. Distributor belt is intact. I suspect air mass meter, but I also know that these... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple cylinder misfire), P0306 (Misfire 6 2 3), P0603 (internal control module keep alive memory cam error), P0203 (injector malfunction cylinder 3), P0624
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1989 Saab 900 2.0L camshaft gear (exhaust). VIN: YS3AW4SL9K
Please i need help with this one.Head gasket was done 1month ago.Then it came in with a lifter sounding noise.test drove and vehicle died on test drive. Towed back to shop and found exhaust cam gear had stripped its index tab. Bolt was still tight so i have no...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BH6864Y
This vehicle came in with cel on and no symptoms otherwise. We hooked up Snappy generic OBD2 and found code 1131 undocumented code- Mitchell says that description is front O2 sensor. We replaced sensor. Test drove fine. Customer returned a day later with light... Trouble codes: 500 (vss), 1121 (Undocumented code)
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L lack of power VIN: JT4RN13P9K
I HAVE THIS TRUCK AND IT`S DRIVING ME CRAZY. THE TRUCK CAME WHIT THE MIL LAMP ON,BUT THE O2 SENSOR WAS UMPLUGED,ERASE THE CODE AND WE ROAD TEST THE TRUCK BUT I NOTICED THAT IT WAS ANY POWER.THEN I HOOKED UP THE TIMING LIGTH AND IT WAS GIVING ME 28 DEGREES BTC ...
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1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4T15K12E8P
This car runs great untill it gets to running temp. then it starts stumbling on quick acc. it will miss and blow back through the intake and most of the time will die , but will fire right back up. the car drives well if you pull out easy and runs good on the ...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12E3Y
i have checked for vacume leaks and inspected the charcoal canister for damage. checked the vsv sensor resintance (good).i checked for voltage at vapor pressure sensor. i have checked all of the hoses around the gas tank and canister. we have another cust car ... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap system incorrect purge flowcar)
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 9BWGA21J7Y
Help all you VW pro's out there. This car came in running very poorly and with mil on. Customer wanted a "tune up" yeah, anyway, pulled codes and there were several misfire codes AND a random misfire code. There was a idle limit code and o2 code. Subsequent in... Trouble codes: P0320
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1FX87654
Need a few other brain cells here to get me going the correct way, this car has 150,000 kms on it has new engine block, old 1 was cracked (normal original block light casting) new amm, And a used ecm, new pressure reg. Block has the updated timing belt system....
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAGJ8320W
will gentalmen thanks for all the help you gave me plenty of advice . will i didnt fix the car i had to say uncle and send it to the bealer. will lets see i started with the pcv valve and intake the valve had been leaking so had the intake gasket replaced them... Trouble codes: 139 (electronic thermostate circut), 75 (misfire several cyl with cutoff), 67 (misfire cyl 5 with cut off), 66 (misfire cyl 4 with cut off), 68 (misfire cyl 6 with cut off), 62 (misfire several cyl).
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L3R
Thanks to those of you that responded. All recommendations I received were items already done but I failed to put in my original post. When you get vehicles like these you tend to lose tract of what all you have done. THE FIX: We replaced the customers replace... Trouble codes: 131 (o2 lean), 171 (fuel trim lean).
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L No Start VIN: 1G6CD533OL
Hello, I was able to get proper vats ignition key and after replacing both lock cylinder and key car started fine. Thanks for the replies helpful information regarding vats systems. Thanks Again-John [...]
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CD53B8N
Replaced the oxygen sensor, adjusted timing & replaced the catalytic converter. Car passed test!
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
Another one that the customer did not want to follow through with, but thanks to all who helped, I could never be the magician of auto repair that I am without the support of iATN. Many offered the suggestion that pressure sensors or temp sensors were not corr...
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1995 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L Surge, NO POWER VIN: 1GAFG35K1S
Thanks to all 11 techs who took the time to reply. I have delivered this vehicle 48 hrs now and i contacted the owner earlier and all is well, said its the first in a long time his fuel consumption was so low. The fix took more time than necessary as i had to ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1442Y
Hello Group,Well this truck is fixed.Found out more this morning about what happened.Seems the guy went through a corn field,then later shut truck off & it would not start.Raised up truck & found a small hole in neutral safety switch.This was the culprit!Mark ... Trouble codes: P1041, P1870.
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1451Y
Ron from British Columbia gets an above and beyond for sending the whole trouble chart on the reply. I must of missed it ( I'm an idot) because I went to a friends shop and got it. Thank you very much anyway. Ron from Idaho says check fuse in power centre if i... Trouble codes: P0410.
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1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L line press.
found front pump to have excessive clearance causing press to by pass directly back to pan . thanks for all the replies
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1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L eating clutches VIN: 1B7KF26C4S
Thanks, everyone. The truck is up and running. Time will tell if this is a permanent fix. The owner has agreed to pull jr. out of this and will probably get him something even nicer by my guess, though he still thinks there is something else wrong causing this...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L wiring harness VIN: 1B3ES27C1T
I checked the VSS, no oil leak found. The cylinder head gasket is not leaking. I cleaned out the wiring & computer as good as possible then I added UV dye to system & customer drove for for a week then returned for dye light check. Found no more oil leaking ou...
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1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L suspension VIN: 1B3EJ46X9T
Thanks to everyone who replied about the wheel bearings! after further checking we had installed after market hub and bearing assy. We put on new chrysler ones and it no longer clunks. Thanks everyone.
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26XXV
Thank you to everything who offered help. I couldnotfindthe trouble, but I now believe Icould fix thistypeofproblem if I encountered it again. Tim(vehicleowner)finally brought it to the Chrysler dealer,and theirtechtook 1.5 hours to find the problem. This truc...
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1988 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTBR1OA6J
thanks a lot ford gurus¡¡ i had the vacuum diagram from an iatn member,i had tu buy some colored lines acording to the photo.i just followed the routing and the egr begun to work. thanks again Trouble codes: 31 (egr not operating).
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FBHE31H9P
The trans. was the problem I installed a reman unit & it works great shifts better no stalling. The problem I had with the trans after installing turned out to be the connector at the rear of the trans behind the little heat shield it wasn't fully engaging. I ...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTDX1861V
Thanks for the replies on this one. customer cannot be without until fall. we will reply then
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L front seal VIN: 1FTNXZ1FIF
thanks everyone i had 16 replies and all had good info.this may surprise some of you. in 99 and some 2000 model super dutys. the radiator did not have a trans cooler. it only has an external cooler buried between the intercooler and ac condensor and the fron...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L charge light VIN: 1FAFP34P1Y
Vehicle had a short in the wiring harness from the alt. back to the fuse box. Part of the harness had to be replaced. A big Thanks to all that responded. Ed
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L lights VIN: 1FAFP33D11
thanks phil, I DIDNT FIND THAT BULLITAN IN ALDATA MAY BE it needs an up date. cut back the proctive plastic covering found some corrision clean and repaired wiring and termanils seem to help on the flickering but not all gone. burping the gas was good still wi...
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1990 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58EXL
Aftermarket pump was bad. Replaced and runs fine. I always read about the bad experiences you people on this list have with aftermarket parts. I'm a firm believer now. Thanks for all the input. Thanks again. Ryan
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD6036X
The three replies we had suggested vacuum leaks and/or MAF problems. George [...] said to make sure the MAF sensor was clean. We smoked for vacuum leaks. Found and resealed a small leak at the brake booster line near the throttle plate. Then inspected the ho... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank one), P0174 (lean bank two).
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1999 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L compatibility VIN: 1J4FY493SX
Howdy, had a meeting with the owner last night and told him that I had mapped a strategy to get where we wanted to go but that there was a possibility of trouble codes generated by missing components that would cause the chrysler pcm to cancel cruise control. ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Rear Suspension VIN: 1J4GW48S7Y
Well, I got several GOOD responses to this post, and I would like to thank everyone who replied. About 1/2 the replies said the likely cause was shock absorbers, one was REAR upper control arm bushings, one for REAR upper ball joint, and one for the slip yoke ...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Rod Bearings
Well, leason hard learned. The block that we recieved from the 'expert' had a bad spot near one of the main bearings. When he rebuilt it, there's no way he couldn't have seen the damage, but proceeded any way. Many, many thanks to Stewart for sending a new blo...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Dome light VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
I got some good replies (click on replies, takes me forever to type) but the customer dose not want to spend any diagnosing money.How much do other shops charge to do this? I told them 2 hours at 65 an hour and they said forget it, they took out the bulb. if t...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Air Bag Warning Lamp VIN: 1LNHM82W71
Thanks For all the info!! What a great tool!!! You have to remove the Carpet, seats and disassemble them. Change out a few pins in the ADM. Thanks again!!
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBAB93A9D
Thank you for all the responses. Although many respondents addressed my ‘political' problem with the customer and revealed a healthy dislike of lawyers at the same time, of those who gave their technical view, the majority seemed to think that this scenario wa...
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1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L shift interlock VIN: JN1HJ01P3L
I recieved three replies - one to check the fuses - done first, second a possible battery problem - load test, volt drop etc good, and third suggesting possible input from the powertrain ecm failing (in the suggestion a Honda Accord's TPS was defective - the i...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start, hard start/needs thr VIN: 1G3NL52E5Y
Thanks to all who replied. The problem turned out to be the main ground g102 on the left fenderwell.Note this is a splicepac,all appeared ok in pack but the bolt was corroded and the fender is painted with no star washer.Connection was tight so dont let that f...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L audible warning VIN: WPOCA2985W
After i received a email from Herman [...], I tried with the remote cycling it a few time but it did not work, after I disconnect the battery like Herman said and turn on the ignition switch ,then reconnect the battery , it work ( no more bell) thank to Herm...
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1989 Subaru Justy GL 1.2L valve lash VIN: JF2KA83A5K
Everone said on the valve side. That is the side the adjuster is on. I figured that was right, but I would rather be safe than sorry. Thanks for the help guys. Rick
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1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S4BC63CXL
Thank you so much for all the responses. Brent from MA and Mark from WA sent me in the right direction. Both mentioned possible sticking valves in the guides. This made sense, because I forgot to mention when the condition ocurred ocassionally would get loud t...
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1996 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Misfire VIN: GC8-037628
First a big thanks for all the replies. This car has been sold as it was miss and all. Most replies pointed to either coil packs which break down due to the fact that on this model they have a coil per plug. they can't take the heat down on the cylinder heads ...
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1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Cooling system VIN: JS3TD01VXM
Thanks to all that helped on this, We double checked the T stat found no problem with it. We went ahead and put a head gasket in it and all is well. It must have been a very small leak to have acted the way it did but its just fine now! Thanks!
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E7N
thanks for all of the replies, Mahmoud has had the same problem. I removed the ecm and removed the covers. I found diode d201 was burnt. I re installed the ecm and had a helper keep the rpm's at 2000rpm. by moving the diode, I was able to get the car to cut in... Trouble codes: 12 (rpm signal from distributor), 13 (rpm signal from distributor).
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L tail pipe VIN: JT3HP10V2W
We double checked our work and everything was fine. Sounds like these motors have valve seals that get hard and leak. Especially if it has not been maintained. Found some good info on the web and from iatn. Printed it up and gave it to the customer. We also ch...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L compressor clutch VIN: 3VWCF21C1Y
Turned out to be a pressure switch. 1 post said that if the fans are on with the a/c on then check controller. If the fans were not running with the a/c on then check pressure switch. I found by watching the voltage on the signal return wire of the pressure sw...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cruise control VIN: YV1VS255XY
I just wanted to thank all of those who replied to my post. We have not had the opportunity to follow up on this vehicle, the customer decided that since it will actually cost money that cruise is not a priority right now. As always the members of this group h...
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