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2003 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAULC68E83
This vehicle came to us from a body shop that stated the vecicle drove into the shop. They repaired the left front and left side of vehicle. The vehicle still ran at this point, they were finishing up the last bits and when the went to start to move it would n...
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1970 BMW 2800CS 2800CC Mechanical VIN: 0000227010
Hey all you BMW guru's out there. We have a 1970 2800CS coupe in here for a complete engine overhaul and the cylinders are already bored out to 86.5mm the second and last oversize for this model. Now from what I have read, the next year BMW bored this motor ou...
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1992 BMW 535i 3.5L trans program VIN: WBAHD2315N
Hello all, have an intermittent trans. program message and susp level message appearing in drivers info center with chime. Found bulletin #62 05 94, and checked voltage at pin 15 in diag. connector, voltage always ok, but never had a chance to test at ecu with...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L asc-t VIN: WBABK8331X
Dear BMW friends, the customer had two (2) complains: 1.) When driving over bump "traction control warn light" comes on and is therefore inoperative! * 2.) Cabrio roof does not open! 2. Cabrio roof, was easy fuse blown, install new fuse roof works perfect. **...
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1984 Buick Regal T-Type 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 1G4AK4797E
tryed unpluging fuel pump relay unpluged still blows fuse
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WFS214W
vehicle came in for a no start. checked for spark and fuel. there was no fuel. checked it over and diagnosed fuel pump failure. came back a week later with engine light on and code 442. checked over and found fuel pump speed resistor rotted out. replaced. clea... Trouble codes: 442 (evap. small leak detected)
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1968 Chevrolet corvette 350CID windshield wipers VIN: 194678S424
we have not been able to find diagnostic procedure for testing this system, it has cowling that covers wiper armsand has to lift out of way for wipers to operate, the wiring diagrams show all the circuits but do not describe the function, can anyone tell me th...
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1990 Chevrolet Cavalier 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GH1JC84T6
Hello to all I'll start with a litle hist. on car. this car has had some problems with the cooling fan operation it will come on any time hot or cold. he has been complaining about stalling & rough running. the customer stripped 1 spark plug hole, we pulled he... Trouble codes: 33 (map voltage high)
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1994 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Runaway throttle VIN: 1GDKC34F1R
Hello, and thanks for the time to take a look at this request.. Have a request here of GM Diesels techs.. We are an All Ford Shop and are limited in our GM Diesel experience, although we have 3 of these rigs in our fleet.. Not for long though!! Here's what we...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19W6S
customer came in for routine exhaust repair (cat back) on 12/03/2003. aprox. two days later customer returned with rattle. found broken catalyist in converter. replaced with aftermarket universal conv.customer returned in janurary with check engine light on. r... Trouble codes: P0138 (bank 1 sensor h02s)
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Brakes VIN: 1GCGG25R2Y
Driver states that brake pedal feel is normal, but brakes will not stop vehicle. This occurs very infrequently, once every several months. When the problem occurs, there is no braking action at all. If driver releases pedal and reapplies, brakes are normal. Ve...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L HVAC Dash Control Module VIN: 1GBJL34F6Y
HVAC control module , has failed 4 times,We have traced it to the logic module in control head quits working,not allowing a/c clutch to work.Recirc and a/c switch l.e.d. lights begin to blink when system is failing. Module will only fail with engine running,w...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDM19W1Y
Vehicle came in as a no start, intermittant spark. ...we changed out the cap and rotor, checked the rotor plate for loosness and repaired an open in the pink wire to the coil. We now have constant spark that will light off an HEI spark tester at the coil and p...
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2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L starts slow VIN: 2C4GJ44G2Y
Wev'e got a caravan that came to us with a slow start when cold. Also doesnt start well when hot. Hooked up a fuel pressure gauge and showed fuel pressure bleeding off after shutdown. On restart pressure came up to 46 psi, short of the 50 to 60 psi spec, but d...
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1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7FL23X5L
Okay I have this headache in my shop that driving me crazy.I bet you never heard that before.Well here is my problem.This trucked entered the shop with a severe rich condition.We're talking frieghtliner with injector pump turned up.This thing you couldn't even...
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1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD44S3N
Hi Everyone, I am not familiar with this car and I can use all the help I can get! It won't start, no spark and no pulses to the injectors. It had a code 22, crank angle sensor, and code 14, TPS. I tested for power and ground on the distributor-ok. I checked t... Trouble codes: 14 (Throttle Position Sensor), 22 (Crank Angle Sensor)
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1997 Dodge B2500 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB21X3V
This van came in a couple of months ago with misfire codes (not always same cylinder), vehicle was due for a tune up so we replaced the plugs, cap, rotor, wires, cleared the codes (had found a code #PO306 at that time, a few weeks it came back with a code #PO3... Trouble codes: P0306, P0304
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L ABS module VIN: 2B7HB11X9X
Hello All, you guys have really helped me out in the past and I need you guys to come through again. I have the newest available updates for the Modis. My problem is that I am unable to communicate with ABS module or bus line. We have tried calling Snap-on and...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46CXY
hi. It goes like this. damsel in distress stating that her car started bucking/jerking losing power but healed itself enough to get to the shop. a quick scan test revealed a history code 39 starts ago [po340].running fine at this time.while monitoring scan dat... Trouble codes: P0340, P0304, P0171
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L eng,temp VIN: 1B7HC16Y0Y
engine runs normal temp. if ambent below [...] unless pulling trailer.above 70 will climb up to 240 degrees after an hour or so of hyway driving.sooner if pulling trailer.pull over and let idle will cool down in 10 to 15 min. cooler t stat. has no efect on...
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1975 Ford LN900 534CID hard to find part VIN: F90LVV9052
hello i hope some of you oldtimers can help me with this one. i am trying to find a carb. for this truck. it has a holley 4bbl. with a list # of 6822-1 it also has a ford # of [...]. i know you don't have sitting in your shop. but i need to find a source ...
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1990 Ford Mustang 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out
please help ford guys, I converted my 1995 toyota tacoma to a 90 5.0L h.o. used mustang motor harness ran great for a week or two. now it has a lean miss pops through intake on slight accl from a cruse speed but if you give it full throttle then its fine but q... Trouble codes: 41 (system lean)
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34X7R
hi group this explorer is running very rough, tons of black smoke coming from the exhaust, engine knock, belt tensioner is causing this noise, probably because starts to hydraulic, ? spark plugs are black scan test data shows that maf sensor is reading 2.6 vol... Trouble codes: 565 (canister purge solenoid)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E8V
I am having a difficult time diagnosing this vehicle. I know I have one bad injector. Cylinder 2 and 6 misfire at an idle, and clean up with higher rpm. B2s1 will intermittenly stay lean. while the rear responds correctly. I also used the vantage to check the ... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap sys leak detected...Gas cap), P0153 (H02s21 ckt slow response. Stays lean hard accel. bad snsr), P0171 (sys too lean bank 1), P0174 (too lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Electronic VIN: 1FDXE47FIX
Hi Guys and Girls.I need help on this Ford from the Ford Gods out there.On the scanner the commanded gear reads 1 st always until it upshifts and in park the TR sensor reads error,inany other gear it reads drive.Is this normal or is something wrong.I have repl...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FMZU35P7X
on this explorer we have what appears to be loss of oil prime on cold start - when start up cold have zero psi for about 5-10 seconds and has lifter noise - then pressure comes up to 50psi - we are using mechanical gauge to test we replaced oil filter and chan...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FAFP52U8X
car came in with no power steering and very noisy pump buzzing. we added fluid to pump and got power steering but noisy. when we shut off car fluid pushed back out of pump. we replaced pump and high pressure hose. after driving the car for a while and the syst...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Abs module VIN: 1FDRE14W4X
Even tho I have speed sensor codes C1155 C1230 C1158 can not get imformation on vechicle setting still front and rear wheel speed sensors show 3 miles per hour. Can fix speed sensor codes but shoudnt the ABS module show o mph while setting still.Do I possibly ...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Surge VIN: 3FAKP1138X
Hi, car came to me from the local chevy dealer as it didnt run right after the cust. bought it. The cust. problem with the car is that when you floor it from a stand still and leave it to the floor and let it shift on its own it surges after it goes into 3rd g...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3FTNX20L0Y
had 3 misfires replaced plugs and the 3 coils and vehicle runs alot better. Has #3 misfire code. swapped coil and injector to diff hole still sameprob and changed spark plug again. When it misses vacuum gauge reads 17inhg and bounces theres a funnysound in the... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl 3 misfire)
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Brake Lights VIN: 1FMZU77EX1
Hey All, This truck will intermittantly not have rear brakes, high mount brake, and left turn signal. I have 12 volts coming out of brake light switch. I can manually turn the lights on if I supply power at the connector under the truck. For the turn signal, ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 3FTSW31F21
Truck came in, engine would stall, water in fuel light would come on after stall. Usually will start right back up and run fine. I changed the cam sensor after reading several posts stating that solved the problem. On the test drive after sensor replacement th... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P1218 (CID Stuck High)
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1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L 4th gear VIN: 1GTHK33FXV
hello all..this truck will jump out of 4th at different speeds..as long as your foot is on the throttle pedal the truck is fine..if you let off or change grades etc. the truck jumps out of gear..when this happens the speedometer jumps all over the place and th...
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Drivetrain VIN: 1GKDT13W7W
When putting this vehicle into 4WD All the wheels seem to lock up as if the brakes or ABS were on. On a lift the 4WD system works perfectly but soon as you go for a test drive the wheels seem to squeel and intermittantly lock up as if the ABS is being appied, ...
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1985 Honda Accord LX 1.8L Rod Bearings VIN: 1HGAD7433F
Any Honda techs out there, I have a 85 Honda Accord that is starting to knock. This is my own car and I need it on a daily basis so I need to try to get some info before I drop the pan. I work on mostly american cars and older VW's so I am at the mercy of the ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Hello Fellow Technicians, Today a customer brought in his 1996 Honda Accord LX, with a check engine light on. After scanning the PCM (OBDII) I extracted code P1491 Insufficient EGR Valve Lift Detected. Then I went to ALLDATA to find the appropriate pinpoint t... Trouble codes: P1491 (Insufficient EGR Valve Lift Detected)
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0P
This vehicle first came in last month with a intermintent engine die out and then would not re-start unless it sat for about 5-minutes, after replacing the CPK and CMP sensors the vehicle worked fine. Vehicle was towed into shop last week with no fuel pressure...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L steering wheel VIN: 1J4G25842R
Customer says that at time when turing hard left or right the steering becomes tight ( feels hard ). Then when he turns back the other way it goes away. Even says it feel like it jumps. I had the truck for several days and was able to confirm problem, I look a...
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on, RUNS POORLY VIN: KNDJA7231W
Car came in with codes for TPS and MAF sensors. Everything looked okay on the scanner. I looked at the flow charts and it said a bad TPS could cause the MAF code. I cleared the codes and returned the car to the customer. The light came back on within a few day...
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1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2212W
I need help diagnosing an intermittent po400 egr exh flow malfunction.I've tested the egr solenoids and valve.They operate fine.When manually operated.What I'm not getting is a ground signal from the PCM to activate the solenoids when the problem occurs. I'm l... Trouble codes: P0400
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on, AIR PUMP INOP. VIN: WDBGA33E9S
Hello IATN members. I have a problem with the air pump system with this one.It is also my father`s car which is even worse. Check engine came on with an air pump code. Clutch will not operate. Found wire harness falling apart so we replaced with new. Tested re... Trouble codes: P0411
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Compressor VIN: WDB2020262
This Merc came in with the A\C not working, when checking the system I found that some brainiac left out the blower fuse, at this point I thought that the job was finished(just a thought). Now the compressor isn't cycling,it`cyclys when 12 volts is directly su...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L low range light VIN: 4JGAB54E1X
Dear MB friends, customer claimed, one morning the the car stuck in gear and the "LOW RANGE" light was flashing. He stopped, Pushed the button, light went out and truck drives fine now, e.g normal shift pattern. the only complain now is; Everytime he start th...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Good morning to all! I could really use some insight from MB or euro techs with this particular demon. MB and MOD is very reluctant to offer any pertinent info and modis offers no direction as well, we have no euro software so my info is on the generic side on... Trouble codes: P0301
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MELM75W0V
Have a customers car that will intermittantly not start after warm restart. Cranks ok. Have loss of fuel pressure, loss of spark, and loss of injector pulse. No codes stored in the computer. After a few cranking attemps and a short sitting time, the vehicle st...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W4V
This vehicle runs well but check engine light comes on with o2 code indicating rich. Sensor is after catalytic. Front sensor reads high & low, but rear will go rich occasionally at idle. Question is, how does it see rich if front sensor movement is proper? Any... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich-Bank 2)
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1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P1400 VIN: JA3AM54J7T
Mitsu techs, thanks in advance, could use some insight on this one- Mil is on with code for manifold differential pressure sensor- appears to be a MAP type sensor mounted in intake manifold- customer had code erased but MIL & code returned- diagnostic procedur... Trouble codes: P1400
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L speedometer gear VIN: 4A3AK44Y7X
hey guys this eclipse came in with the speedo not working, i pulled out the speed sensor and the gear on the end was all chewed up and looked melted. the gear in the trans looked ok. i replaced the speed sensor to see what would happen, even though i felt that...
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1988 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1PN34SOJ
fails loaded co. allowed 1.30%. checked all vac leaks. checked hose routing. checkedecm operation.cleaned maf. fuel system cleaner. runs clean on our sniffer.unable to test loaded (cruise)
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1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L power locks VIN: JN1NM536PX
Any of you Nissan pros ever see anything like this before? The drivers door lock resists you when turning the key, the acuator is trying to push the lock lever the other way. Have sustituted known good acuator, and lock timer with no change in symptom. We have...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNIEJ01F4N
injectors quit when throttle pressed 2nd time.
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1996 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L engine VIN: 1G2HZ5218T
This is my Wife's car. It developed a severe engine miss. I found two rusted spark plug wires at coil terminals and installed a new set. The miss did not go away. A closer inspection revealed an exhaust valve protruding through the exhaust manifold on #6 cylin...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Cooling fans VIN: 3G7DA03E41
Thanks everyone for your time. This Aztek will overheat at idle. Cooling fans operate when commanded from MT2500 on high and low speeds. Scan data shows correct coolant temp (verified by pyrometer) but PCM never commands fan(s) on. Data shows fans are off ...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L mil VIN: 1G8JW52RXY
hi again guys, this one really is being a pain in the you know what. I removed the trans to replace a leaking rear main seal, put it back together and forgot to plug in the conector on the trans. well I started it up and the MIL was on, i found my error and at...
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1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4858V
car came in with mil on, found po141 code, replaced sensor light stayed off for a few days. checked grounds as per troubleshooter in snap on scanner, even ran new ground form engine to frame, all readings seem ok, car runs fine. only other thing i can think of... Trouble codes: P0141
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT3HJ85J7T
Feels just like a normal plug or wire braking down but very intermittant. We have had the unit for a week and driven it over 100 miles and it has only happened a total of 8 times. 7 out of the 8 times it was while making a sharp right turn and accelorating fro...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Clutch VIN: WVWEE83A4T
Hello, all. Our customer brought in the Passat with severely slipping clutch. It would barely pull itself. The young driver stated the clutch assembly had been replaced only 6 months ago. After customer's approval, we disassembled. Clutch was burnt, and flywhe...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L fails pa emissions VIN: WVWEE83A6T
Hi guys. This car came to me with complaint that it would not pass new PA emissions test. The readiness tests will not complete. Checked precat o2 with scanner, acts like post o2 til car warms up at which point all adaptation, and o2 sensors read 0.00 on scann...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS light on VIN: WVWMA63B6X
Hi All! This Passat came in with ABS light on. I was able to pull code: 01203 ABS/Instrument cluster electrical connection. Code comes back right after clearing it. Now for some reason the scanner (CS 2000) wouldn't even connect to the ABS module . Checked fus...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L poor performance VIN: 3VWRF29M1X
This car is drivable but it seem`s as though the computor has elemanated the turbo .Modis will not comunicate with the VAG /EURO sOFTWARE
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L unkown VIN: WBAAV33421
Dear Friends, thanks for your replies. Most of you were right the vibration was caused by a sticking hanger bearing. I just could not believe a 2001 car already has a problem with the hanger bearing! We removed driveshaft replaced rubberhanger housing and bear...
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1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G4BT52POS
Well, the car's fixed. Most of you guys ended up saying it's probably the distributor, other things to check included cam/crank sensor signals(high/low resolution), PCV hose leaking, EGR stuck open, improperly routed/burnt wires, coil tower corrosion, MAF wire...
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1992 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCGC24KIN
Coustomer declined any further repair at this time on the truck, thanks for all the replies, checked all wires, had gas tank replaced, internal baffle was broke but did not solve the problem, replaced with good working gauge same problem.
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2C3HD56T9S
thank you for everyone who offered their thoughts.after speaking with the tech we found the injector he was testing was the wrong one,not realizing injector for #5 was located on opposite bank.it became quite obvious when looking down the intake rail.special t...
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1989 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Temp Guage VIN: 1B7FL16G6K
Thank to all who replied. For some of the replies, the head was repaired not a used head, Cylinder Head Repair in Wichita press. tests heads that have been repaired twice. A special thanks to Eric in Texas for his reply the valve was working properly if only I...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JGCBJ18U6V
done. finally. many thanx to tom [...] (and others) for the helpfull replies.upstream o2 would start at almost 5 v and only drop to 2.5v and vehicle would stay in open loop. it shoud quickly drop to less than one volt then respond as normal o2 signal. checke...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L T.C.C. operation VIN: 3B7KF26Z3Y
After changing convertor and replacing spark plugs and reprogramming computer, truck still has jerking when tcc is unlocked with brake pedal. It doesn't do it on apply, only on release now. Customer declined any further diagnostics or repairs. Just going to tr...
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1991 Eagle Talon 2.0L computer controls VIN: 4E3CS44RXM
I got some good replies on this request. The ECU relay and ECU are located in the dash area behind the center console. I recieved info on pin numbers and wire colors in order to check for power feed to and from the ECU. This info can be found in the replies. I...
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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FARP15J2R
thank you for all the help. Owner decided not to spend anymore time on car. I replaced ign mod and it seemed to help some. The problem is electrical, most likely a bad wire. I can clear codes and they come right back without even starting engine. Again thank y... Trouble codes: 157 (mass air flow sensor circuit below minimum voltage), 159 (mass air flow sensor higher or lower than expected).
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 2FMDA5143S
I would like to thank all those who replyed to my request. While every suggestion was already checked including cam timing, the exhaust system was checked twice for a plugged converter, air flow meter, throttle position sensor, temp sensor, ECU, compression, o...
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1995 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L auto locking hubs VIN: 1FTDR15U8S
Thanks for the help guys and mike from Dana, We had a problem with an intermittent rubbing noise only when in two wheel drive. Initially the auto locking hubs on the 95 Ford Ranger 4X4 were defective. We solved that but the intermittent rubbing noise remaine...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP57U6T
I apologise for waisting anyones time with this help request. This request was posted without my knowlege. Steps have been taken to correct this situation from happening again. Trouble codes: P0133, P1131, P1358.
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L abs lamp on and code 12 set VIN: 1FTJW35F8T
could not find the diode and resistor assemble so just wired a diode and resistor into the system as ind at wire codes set out in manual. fixed the condition ok now
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1996 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDA51437
sorry for the delay on this post. The problem was the rod bearings were wore down to the brass. we've ordered some new bearings in to repair the problem. thank you to all for the replies.
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1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L ignition switch VIN: 1FDXE40F2W
We narrowed the problem to the splice after the fuse for the pcm power diode. We knew the problem could not be after the diode because the diode was good only allowing the ignition circuit to flow one way. We had about 3 volts bleeding thru the dide keeping th...
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 3FAFP66L5Y
sorry people but this one is not fixed. the customer hasn't come back for the repair...single mom, blah, blah, blah. i did get several replies. voltage drop from possible bad connections, broken baffle in the tank and plugged pick-up. if the car returns and we...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FMZA5246I
Thank you all for your help, most all replies pointed to the upper intake being loose on the inside. We replaced it and all was better. I was wondering if I could have fixed the original part. I seemd that I could have fastened the 2 pieces back together again...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Lacks power VIN: 1FTNE24L92
First of all thanks to all who offered help.I recieved all top knotch sugestions. My help request intentionally left out the fact I spent a good 20 minutes checking the integrity of theair intake system. I felt I did not need to do fuel pressure and volume in ...
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1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6126V
Thanks to Hugh, Tim and Rusty for their quick replies. It seems as far as anyone knows code P1399 is most likely related to a multiple missfire, but it does not show up in the factory books. I also had missfire codes and since it was running well belive it to ... Trouble codes: P1399 (unknown).
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHCG35G31
Well this one is out the door. We replaced the ecm like a few suggested but this did not fix the problem. We decided to recheck all the curciuts to the ecm for power and ground. And presto, the problem show up. The problem was located in the ecm keep alive mem...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNGO1D3R
I want to thank all 7 replies. Especially Michael without his help I would have been less confident starting the repair. The fix was replace #5 injector directly under the EGR. The diagnosis was ther was a miss on the left bank. The code was for an injector.... Trouble codes: 51 (5 LONG one short).
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2CG58V7P
hello fellow techs i finally got this dog fixed i had recieved 4 e-mails one suggested an ecm and fuel pressure, tried used ecm no change, fuel pressure constant whether acting up or not, another said tune up plugs had only 3000 miles on them and no oil in the... Trouble codes: 12 (system operating normal).
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALSALJY1X
Sorry but I don't have a definite fix on this one.I have a suspicion that a loose cylinder sleeve may be the cause of the noise however the owner of the vehicle does not wish to pursue it any further. As I stated in my original post,I have noticed this same ...
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E9N
i received several good replys and talked with christian [...].we pulled down timing cover and right cam has jumped 3 teeth.found metal in oil leakage at right cam seal.removed valve cover and found cam to be seizing and broken at rear.at this time customer de... Trouble codes: 13 (speed sensor), 14 (igniter problem).
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1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1LNLM81W3P
Sorry it took so long ,because cust went on vacation and didnt come back till mon. We went back thru all grounds and checked for voltage and all were ok. We decided to check the alternator output for ac signal and lo and behold there it was. we replaced the al...
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L electronic steering VIN: 1LNLM97V2V
well i finally fixed this car.first i thank all who took the time to help!!! the first code was a b1318 low voltage detected.the fix for 1318 i replced the power and ground wires.the power wires are p/o wire pin #1 at the vdm to 10a #28 fuse, and dg/y wire pin...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C05
The odd pattern that was following the distributor hall - effect switch proved to be a non-issue. The replacement distributor from Mazda was the fix. The odd pattern that looked like a bad diode was still present but very weak. The car ran fine, no more codes ... Trouble codes: 3 (cam sensor).
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA28D4P
well we had the car starting just find for about a week till the customer came to pick it up then it started hard, rechecked the ignition= ok but still hard to start then customer left with car & it stalled & won,t start back up., customer sent car to mer. sho...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM5OU9V
The customer did not want to spend the money to replace the proccessor assy. I am pretty sure that is what it would have taken to fix the vehicle since it had the nessesary voltage at the white wires to the sensor heater circuits. Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161.
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L balance shaft VIN: JA3CX56U3N
Thank you all for the good response's. the repair kit does work good. plug the oil holes and install plug and stub shaft. very little vibration. again thank you all. HH
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2HX52KXS
Although I received no replies to this help request, I'm happy to say it is fixed. A new PCM fixed this one. I monitored the AC voltage at the servo position sensor tan wire. Closed throttle reading KOEO was .77 volts and WOT was 1.6 volts this told me the ser... Trouble codes: P1568 (cruise servo position), P1599 (cruise power management).
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1989 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L heater VIN: YS3AT76L0K
Replaced stant t stat with oem style stat with a bleed hole in the bypass plate. Fixed the no heat problem. I then flushed the cooling system which improved the hot running problem. I suspect the radiator is partially blocked. Thanks for all the replies.
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Cuts out VIN: YS3DD58N5X
Thanks to all who responded, especially Andy in BC you were crack on. Replacing the purge valve was the fix. It has not had one hiccup in 3 days since replacement, the customer is so happy she made us cookies. Thanks again.
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L head gaskets VIN: 4S3BG6856X
First off I would like to thank all 12 that have replied: William [...]. All of you provided helpful information that allo...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BH6864Y
Customer was advised to return to dealer, where they replaced ecm with new one. I supplied the customer with Mitchells TSB pertaining to bum computers on his Outback. The dealer also wanted to put in a new front Air/Fuel sensor, which we just did 3 days ago, m... Trouble codes: 500 (vss), 1121 (Undocumented code).
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L lack of power VIN: JT4RN13P9K
thanks a lot guys¡¡ the tps was realy bad,i had to buy the one from the dealer then i ajusted it and when jumped the time retard 10 degrees,set the base timing 5 deg. and done
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1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MA71N9M
Would like to thank Brian from Wisconson who stirred my interest in regards to the Code 14 returning. After doing some research on IGT and IGF signals, the ECU produces an IGT signal which it sends to the ignitor box. The ignitor fires the coil-pack and a puls... Trouble codes: 14 (IGF signal missing).
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L drivability VIN: 4T1VK13E8P
First I would like to thank the technicians that took the time to help me with this vehicle. Almost all even gave there telephone numbers so I can follow up with them if needed. I must say, all helped. This Toyota happened to have two problems. First, Jim A. h...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L clutch disc VIN: 3VWRP01HXR
i finally finished this car i ordered an aftermarket they sent me 2 clutches and a flywheel, neither one was correct i ordered one from the dealor expensive but eventhough it is made by the same manufacture the oe is superior quality clutch disk was thicker an...
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2004 Volkswagen GOLF 2.0L long crank when hot VIN: 9BWGL61544
fix is a temp sensor. was faulty. sorry it took so long. Guy live out of town and took him some time to get back in for service.
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