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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L Valve train VIN: WBAHC2313L
Hello fellow techs, This car came in with a very noisy valve train. After a valve adjustment the noise was considerably better, but does not sound normal to me. The camshaft looks in great condition for the high milage. I have check other posts and found one t...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Blower VIN: 1G4CW53L6M
This car has Manual Climate Control system. The owner says that with AC on the blower stops working for as much as 5 mins. The blower never stops working when heat is on. I mainly only work on Nissan's so this is a strange problem to me. I have done checks tha...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6CD5332L
customer came in complaining about rough idling with check engine light on.retrieve the code and found code 30 which is the idle speed control motor circuit malfunction. the engine runs rough only when check engine light is on. but when there's no check engine... Trouble codes: 30 (idle speed control motor)
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1970 Chevrolet camaro ss 350CID need tune up
hi group, have this old camaro, I need the dwell angle data for a tune up, can someone help me on this one, our data books or mitchell is so recent for this one. Thanks a lot.
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1988 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AW51WXJ
Vehicle came in dying and no start. Started up and drove into shop. Let run about 10 min. and vehicle died. noticed that at time vehicle died fan would run on and off and fan relay was clicking erratically. after sitting for a short time. 10 min. approx. vehic... Trouble codes: 64 (MAP sensor Voltage Low), 65 (na), 66 (na)
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T1N
car came in as a no-start. found good spark, fuel pressure, injector pulse, has no codes stored and has good cranking rpm on scanner. we have 150 psi of compression across cylinders 2,4, & 6. we have 30 psi on #1 90 psi on #3 & 40 psi on #5 i discussed this wi...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GKDM19W3S
Van came in with rough running complaint.Felt dead cyl.right away.Put on scope and found #4 cylinder dead.Good ignition pattern,no high or low firing lines.Put in a new plug,still dead.Lots of spark at #4 cylinder.Installed test wire(still dead)did a running c...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1GTHK33F6W
This truck was towed to me. When the truck got here It started right up for me, but it was smoking like mad and it was missing on one or more cylinders. I scaned it and had multiple code for misfire on cylinders 1,3,5 and 6. I cleared the codes and ran it agai... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire cylinder 4)
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1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5280W
P0441- Toyota and Chevy Techs please check this out... Came in with P0446 and P0441. Replaced canister assembly. Cleaned out the 2 lines (purge valve and air filter to canister) Came back two days later with P0441. Replaced purge VSV. Two days later... P0441. ... Trouble codes: P0441
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y15K5284Y
Looking for some help for this Prizm. Last week it was in for an evap code. I went through the All-Data trouble diagnostics for this code and it came to the finalization of replacing the fuel tank pressure sensor. I did and the light is back on. Has anyone com... Trouble codes: P0440
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Long Hard Start VIN: 1GCEK19T3Y
Customer brought vehicle into shop with complaint of hard starting after vehicle hot soak and then let sit for 10 minutes. We were able to recreate problem. We replaced the fuel filter and cleaned the injectors per the GM bulletin. Customer came to get vehicl...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T62
Hi guys, I have this Chevy that has this various DTCs, listed below. Transmission goes to a safe mode and moves in 3rd gear seems like. Check engine light on. Also customer says that the instrument gauges and speedometer would not work intermittently while dr... Trouble codes: P0740 (Converter clutch system problem), P0753 (Shift Solenoid A circuit fault), P0758 (Shift solenoid B circuit), P0785 (3rd and 2nd shift sloleniod), P1860 (Torque converter clutch pulse width modulation)
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L Hydrolic pump VIN: 1C4GP55L4V
Hello Everyone, I got chrysler town&country LX with ABS lite on all the time It got code Hydrolic pump circuit failure. I don't know what code # . I tried clearing but it won't go away.The MOD wiring diagram show a module on RF fender but it doesn't match with...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L battery VIN: 2C3HD46J2X
vehicle came back three days latter for same problem (battery going dead. rechecked charging system (ok)again no draw. have had the car over two weeks with meter and doing multipe electrical things, such as setting the alrm and so forth. now we did duplicate p...
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1989 Dodge Caravan 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 284FK25K7K
This thing died pulling out of a parking lot after sitting all day at work. It will start and die, it will stay running if you keep pumping the throttle but wont produce enough power to pull itself. Also if throttle is opened wide open it bogs down like it's n...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Temp Gauge, Tachometer, Speedometer and Odometer VIN: 2B3HD46T9T
The temp gauge, tachometer, speedometer and odometer are inoperable. All other indicator lights and fuel gauge are working. Test drove the vehicle with a DRB III and the data stream showed vehicle speed, engine RPM and engine operating temperature. The owner ...
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1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L steering column VIN: 1B3EJ56HXT
Greetingsto all fellow members.I got this car that when it is first is started there is a noise coming from the steering column.I removed the panels below the column to get abetter view, started the vehicle up and noticed that the noise was being transmitted u...
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1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L3V
HI guys. I hope someone can shed some light on this one. The caravan in question runs excellent most of the time , but occasionally will stall or just cut out for about a 3 second interval. I have checked wiring, grounds , sensors etc. I scoped the crank senso...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22N1Y
Help is requested on this Dakota. Vehicle came to shop on Friday 5/28 with MIL on. Retreived codes P0171 - bank 1 lean and multiple injector control circuit codes. Found O2 sensor stuck at .02 volts with engine running. Could not force sensor rich. Injector PW... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean bank 1)
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1993 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Low Power VIN: 4E3CG64F8P
Hey Mitsu guys this Talon is driving me nuts! It came in with very poor power - runs & drives OK but poor accel 2 best - boost is slow but climbs to 14 PSI - it also has exhaust leak (Exh manifold is blue from heat & 2 studs broken - cam timing is fine - exhau...
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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L delay foward VIN: 2FTJW36GBL
Hello tech. I have this E4OD transmission giving me a trouble. It has very delay forward engagement. I have to accelerate about 2500 or more to engage the foward range. I have checked fluid, solonoid box.line presure was 150. TPS was bad. I repaced. it is ok n...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 4F4CR16U4R
Good morning Ford techs.I have a 94 Ford ranger that intermittently won't start.When this occurs I have no spark or injector pulse and my scanner will not communicate.Also when I turn the key on I hear the main and fuel pump relays activate but the fuel pump r...
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1994 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT20A4R
As listed before cranks normal no start has spark and fuel pressure any help would be great thanks. Trouble codes: 111 (System pass)
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1995 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTD15Y65L
I received this truck from another tech in the shop ,he gave up on it.What is happening is that it has a miss in cyl #1.A complete tune up &fuel flush was done by the other tech . Compression is 150-160 psi ,injector drop test is 18psi from all injectors.Insta...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP52UXS
This is my car that was parked about 15 months after I bought a pickup. I decided to put back in to service because of high gas prices. Car ran fine for 3 days, then with engine cold it will die when put in gear. Engine starts and runs fine at idle but will di...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP52U4T
After the car is hot it will stall out or idle low due to rich over fueling. It massively overfuels (inj pw 50mS plus). MAF goes to a fixed 5.0 volts, sometimes .65 volts. Both oxygen sensors sit at .41 volts. Sometimes the Cat monitor sensors are at 1.66 volt... Trouble codes: P0103 (MAF too high), P0133 (o2), P0153 (o2), P1100 (MAF intermitent)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L eatc VIN: 1FMDU35P1V
Well, I seem to be in over my head again. Sure hope someone can bail me out. Got a 97 Explorer with automatic Temp Control (EATC) where the fan will only operate on High and then only when commanded by the thumbwheel. At any other thumbwheel setting the blower...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1131W
I have not worked on any of these before, but last week car comes in with the below codes, and i repaced the vent valve and o2 B1S1. Customer said she did not make it one mile and the MIL came back on, it had the same codes. I did some quick checks i have no p... Trouble codes: P1451, P0135 (heater cir. o2 sensor B1S1)
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L fuse 30 VIN: 1FAFP6637W
This car will keep poping fuse 30 which controls a cicuit called engine managment, the car hasnt been in a wreck or any of the panels removed. What I would like to know is there anyone else has seen a problem with this fuse before and what was there findings. ...
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1999 Ford Chassis 6.8L Spark Plug hole VIN: 3FCNF53S5X
This is an unusual one. This V10 has coolant leaking into the two right cylinder head spark plug holes. (#4 & # 5). We have not gone into depth checking the other cylinders as they are hard to get at. Misfire codes made us check these cyinders. There is no evi...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDA5340Y
this windstar has used 4 quarts of oil in 500 miles no signs of any leaks but is smoking out exhaust when started any help on this engine problem would be appreciated thank you for your time
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L poor performance VIN: 1FTNX21521
This vehicle originally came in for a noise in belt area. Found the tensioner for super charger to be noisy. Replaced belt and tensioner, noise still there. Removed belt from S/C and atrted noise gone. Removed S/C and sent to Keene Bell for repairs. They rebui...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAFP71W81
This car goes to antilock mode under normal braking just as car is coming to a stop (10 mph or less) and is worse when turning left. Pedal vibrates and scan tool indicates that both rear inlet valves close and sometimes both outlet valves open when this occurs...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L rear shoes VIN: 1FTRE14231
i am trying to find out if any of you are having the same problems we are having with rear shoes. we do alot of fleet work on 1997 f-150 and e150. we do about 3 brake jobs a day on these veh. and have for some time. in the last few months we are getting these ...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Transmission VIN: 3FAHP31381
When accelerating it makes no noise at all. As soon as you let off the gas the noise begins. As soon as you hit the gas again, it is gone. It sounds like a baseball card in a bicycle wheel. It does this in any gear at any speed. It is louder and at a higher fr...
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1988 GMC C2500 Sierra 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, LACKS POWER VIN: 2DTFC29K9J
customer complains of intermittent sudden lack of power. cannot exceed 30 kmh. i have not been able to duplicate problem. also complians of stumble/ misfire. problem occurs mostly in gear just off idle, but can also occur at higher loads. tested all basics wit...
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1991 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 6.2L Unknown VIN: 1GTGK24J8M
truck has a clunk noise. happens at random, usually on light acceleration or deccel.sometimmes whole truck jerks. we lubed both driveshaft splines, inspected all u-joints,motor mounts & tightened all nuts & bolts. sounds like driveshaft clunk.another shop rebu...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L abs pump VIN: SAJNX2748T
Hello Jaguar Techs, This convertibles abs warning light shows code C1095,pump fault.Unfortunately my Jaguar wiring diagram shows no pump anywhere in the circuitry. Hopefully someone can supply the correct diagram. Pump ohms out at 7 amps and associated wiri...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALPV1247S
OK, Rover techs. I am a Bimmer and Benz man for the last 28 years. We have a customer who asked us to look at this green beast with the above mentioned problems. After replacing the mentioned parts and cheking grounds and resetting the codes (with a generic co... Trouble codes: 1775 (gear box fault), 1316 (misfire excessive emissions), 0727 (engine speed input no signal)
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L variable steering VIN: 1LNLM92V7V
this car is driving us nuts. came from a body shop after a front end hit. this car should have stiff steering on highway and normal steering at slow speeds. if you make a turn at low speeds, the steering wheel will not return. customer says this symptom was oc...
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1994 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F4CR16XXR
hello, this truck has come back to me for this same complaint. cust. states, car sputters, and dies when driving. i have not experienced it as of yet, and we are playing catch up on the maintance. it has a slightly rough idle, but the fuel trim numbers look o...
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1995 Mazda MPV L 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: LVEW-40292
Hoping for some help here. MIL light comes on inttermitantly. Come up with code 17 feedback system. Can not find any info on what or where to start looking. We replaced the oxy sensor about a month ago.None of my books mention feedback system. Trouble codes: 17 (feedback system)
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA2221X
Maybe someone can help us!This vehicle was towed to us from another shop who said it needed an engine.I refuse to believe this.At first it would idle at 2500rpm.With the idle screw all the way in and had no maf change on rev.In drive car would stall with littl...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L no communication VIN: 1YVFP80D33
Hello! After frontal collission and further repair this car has Check engine light ON.My OTC and Snap-on does not communicate with OBD-II protocol.Wiring seems to be fine. Question: Is there any possibility that Mazda has cancelled OBD-II protocol? And does an...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBEB28D4L
have this 300 d 2.5 customer complaints air filter full of oil, removed air filter found full of oil, WHAT is causing this? Found that the vac operated valves on intake not be opening no vac, found vac. to go to switch over valves but nothing comming out. Foun...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WSBGA42EGN
Greetings folks, We are faced with a bit of a boomerang car- it has been around and around several shops without sucessful repair. It is a very clean 400se whose owner has spent thousands without luck- we happily accepted the challenge and promised him a repa...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G2W
Found the vacum hose to the fuel regulator split, replaced hose and cleaned injectors. cleared code and customer called the light was back on the next day. Not too much info from alldata on these. Trouble codes: P0170
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1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L head gaskets VIN: 1MELM66L9W
This vehicle has antifreeze in two front cylinders and is overheating. my question is. Is there any thing that is common such as intake gaskets or intake, etc. that I should be looking at first and then if I need to do the heads can anyone give me any pointers...
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W3X
Thanks to all for any and all help this site is awesome saved me a number of times!! This car orginally came in with light on and code 308 present, with no (supposedly) running problems, replaced the maint. parts did not notice any running problems at this ti... Trouble codes: P0308, P0174
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1996 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BB42D5T
NISSAN TECS: I DONīT KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH THIS SENTRA,IīVE TRIED TO HOOK UP THE SCANNER AND ANY LUCK.TRIED WITH THE NISSAN 12 PINS CONNECTOR INSIDE THE FUSE BOX AND NO COMUNICATION.TRIED WITH THE OBD-II AND NOTHING,BUT IF I HOOK UP THE SCANNER IN THE OBD-II GE...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y51
This Xterra has a fix value on O2 sensor b1s1, only at times, unable to duplicate problem in the shop, sensor replaced with new one, need help alldata doesn't show any related tsb's.Posible computer? thank's in advance. Trouble codes: P0141 (o2 sensor no activity bank 1 sensor 1)
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L guage VIN: 3N1AB51D92
Need help from Nissan guru's. This nissan have a strange problem with the temperature guage reading all the way hot, and the vehicle is not overheating. We replaced the tempeature sending unit and thermostat, the guage still reading high, than all of a sudden ...
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2004 Other GM ADMIRAL SE 8.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4LP57G73
HOPE THERE IS AN RV TECH OUT THERE WHO CAN HELP.This is my personal vehicle.It has been running great until this past Memorial weekend.After driving for 2 hours with no problem,as we pulled into campsite at idle,vehicle felt as if" loading up "then shut down.B...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L headlights,parking lamps, dash lights VIN: 1P4GP44G8W
vehicle has no headlights, park lamps or dash lights. The bcm indicates the headlights are on and the chime will sound if light switch is turned on and key is out of ignition. fuses are good. headlights illuminate with "flash to pass" feature but no lights com...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1235467F9K
This car runs rough at idle,cold or warm.Misfire on light aceleration.Surges at idle. Compresion is ok 130psi all cyl. no vacuum leaks found.fuel pressure at specs 39 psi at idle.egr system ok.It happens with the egr disable also.Thank you in advance.
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1972 Porsche 911E 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 9112101846
Customer came in from another shop with a loss of power statement. Performed a major service, replaced plug wires,set dwell and timing. Car will accelerate but feels very sluggish. I get about 30-32 degrees total advance. When I road tested the car it feels ...
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1982 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start VIN: WP0AA0911C
Won't state hot after sitting 7 to 15 mins.
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1986 Porsche 944 Turbo 2.5L water pump VIN: WP0AA0951G
Hello everyone, I'm replacing the water pump on this 86 944 Turbo. The problem is that the new water pump has two threaded studs that are for the timing belt "guide" but my original does not have those studs and the cover won't fit over it. The customer purcha...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2987X
Hello Porsche techs. I have two 1999 Boxsters with the mil lamp on for p1128 & 1130 mfr ctrlled fuel and air metering. I have replaced the oil filler neck on both as suggested by the tsb related to these codes, but the codes come back after a 15-20 min. drive.... Trouble codes: P1128, P1130
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1998 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3DD38N4W
This saab has an idle about 950 to 980rpm's And i cant seem to get it down. I have checked for vacuum leaks and found the hose for the idle air motor leaking, fixed that and smoked the intake system but dont find any leaks.found canister purge solenoid spring ... Trouble codes: P0507
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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L odometer VIN: WBAGC8313K
Thanx to all who replied! M.B. tech said the light control module probably deefective. Swapped with no change. I found the key right where you guys said it would be (in the dark brown connector). Got a used one, odometer works perfectly.
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1991 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WB54T2M
problem not fixed could not find any thing wrong with the car would just intermittly stall after driving returned car to owner sorry for no good news.
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1993 Buick Century Custom 3.3L power door locks VIN: 1G4AG55M5R
Thank you for all your replies. Everyone said that the lock actuator was bad. We replaced the drivers front door actuator (quite rusty) and will hope for the best since the problem only seems to happen once every 3 months or so.
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Misfires at cold sta VIN: 1G6KD52YXT
Thanks to everyone who responded to my request for help. My problem was a miss for about a minute at cold start up. I have sold my business and retired. This is a shade tree job. I donot have access to the diagnostic equipment, tools and information that I onc... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfires).
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L engine VIN: W06VR54R7V
Thanks to all. I got 11 replies covering this problem and they really helped. The main problem, biggest leak, was the oil cooler line banjo fitting at the rear of the engine. This was leaking pretty bad and was not the easiest to get to. The valve covers w...
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L programing failure VIN: 1G6KY5490W
I guess this can be called a learning experiance. This is kind of a long response, but try to read to the end. It might help. I got 12 replies concerning this issue. It seems this has happened to more than a few other people also. The bottom line is that i...
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1988 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1FP2182J
Hello sorry for the delay.#1 the block learn was 158 if i add propane the vehicle ran great and the numbers dropped. now tighten all intake bolts ,found antifreeze leaking at the back of mainfold. road test vehicle and car died .fuel pump crapped out .replaced... Trouble codes: 34 (MAF low).
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L ac VIN: 1G1FP21E1K
WOW-- You guys came thru again. Over twenty replies-Most of them I had already looked at such as heater shut off valve, blend door or blend door ajustment, checking for air or contaminated refrigerant, charge issues, and yes, I learned you can have a defective...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3G1JC1246S
hi guys I never really got this one fixed to my liking.I removed the intake and replaced tyhe gasket with a thicker Felpro gasket . I replaced the egr gasket and the housing gasket .But they appeared in good shape when i removed them.I rechecked all my sensors...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W2X
the problem ended up being an ignition switch.Although a voltage drop was never observed,I changed the switch at the customers request.I've heard no more news. Trouble codes: 135 (b1s1 O2 heater), 155 (b2s1 O2 heater), 147 (b1s3 O2 heater).
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L oil leak VIN: 2CNBJ13C0Y
Engine had a few oil leaks , 1st time transmission was out I only replaced the rear main seal. Second time I relpaced seal again in addition to block plug gasket and crank sensor oring. Both 2nd and 3rd time I removed flex plate bolts I noticed excessive oil c...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Mechanical VIN: IC4GP646IW
Thank you all that replied to my help request. Richard from Winnipeg Manitoba Canada called it right. The engine had a plug fall out of the block for the oil galley that suplies oil to the left bank of lifters. The engine was getting pleanty of oil to the rock...
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1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7FL23X5L
Hi,unfortunately this vehicle is not fixed.My customer decided he realy didn't want to put anymore time or money in to this old truck right now.So with that I to stop where I was and release it to him.I did recieve alot of good responses to my problem.Some sug...
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1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L engine VIN: 1B3EJ46X7T
well,boss decided it needed a used motor. finally pulled the head and pistons and found a good scuff on #3 cyl.wall but was not the no oil noise i was lookin for. well,life goes on,doubt i'll be the one to r & r it but first chance i get i'll dissect it and po...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Transfer case VIN: 1B7HG2AN11
Thanks to all who replied. One of the members replied that excess keys should be removed from key ring and that had been done. One other reply was to replace the transfer case motor, and that had been done at another shop. Vehicle was taken to the dealership a...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Clutch VIN: 1FTDF15YKN
It is a common complaint for this truck to have a difficult bleed. We tipped the m/cyl forward as per advise and this freed up some air. We still had a low pedal- the tipoff was that the pedal did not fully raise itself the last inch or so of travel. We snoope...
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1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L abs...rear only VIN: 1FTJE34HOL
Greetings to all.I recieved acouple responses to unplug the hydraulic unit located on the frame rail to see if it would stop the rear brakes from locking up.I road tested the van for several days and brakes never locked up.The customer at this time does not ha...
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1993 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FACP74W8P
I let the customer drive this vehicle for a few days so I could be sure that it was fixed. Talked to customer yesterday and all is well after he drove it on a trip of about 100 miles. The fix for this was to replace the Bank 2 O2 sensor. After replacing the se... Trouble codes: 176 (Bank 2 Lean), 177 (Bank 2 Rich), 542 (Fuel pump secondary circuit).
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Right Rear sensor VIN: 2FMDA5145T
Thank you! For your help. I ended up replacing the new right rear sensor. I tried regapping the sensors to a little larger gap but I still couldnt get rid of the code.I made a harness to connect to the sensor with the vehicle wiring disconnected and ran it in ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L heater core VIN: 2FTDF176XV
Thanks guys for all the help. The problem was electrolysis in the heater core, as almost all of you pointed out. A special thanks to Ron from Ohio who came up with the T.S.B. number 01-15-06. Mike from Colorado was also correct with the restrictors in the heat...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L valve train VIN: IFAFP42XXW
thanks to all who replied - Upon disassembly I found #1 Intake sucked into seat (heat problem)? - No resources knew of any problems w/ of this sort (not even Ford) - My Jasper Rep said he had another customer replace an engine for same reason - I replaced engi...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10U8W
Vehicle is fixed. Plugged hole in throttle body and re-adjusted idle. Thanks to all who replied.
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWE35LXY
Replaced M.A.F. 2nd time new OEM from Ford , had bad part new out of box and sent m down the wrong path asuming that new was good
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1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L 2-3 shift overdrive VIN: JNKAY21D3R
thanks to david from australia, he gave some information one the weak points of this transmission. best to rebuild, called dealer about shift solonoid pack, they flat said we are wasting our time and money. if they had the car they would install a transmission...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L clutch hydralics VIN: 452CY58V6R
Thanks for the help offered.It appears the flywheel was turned previously & we were not aware of this as car came in not running.The flywheel will need to be shimmed to fully correct problem & customer doesn't want to do this now.Hard to fix a problem you are ...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: SALPV1244T
Many thanks to all who replied.Jim Randall of Atlantic British turned me on to service bulletin #[...] which is a very concise explanation of the different dtc's as related to the transfer case.P1708 is'check circuit between GEMS ecu and trans control uni...
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1990 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L blend door acuator VIN: 1LNLM82F3L
replaced the controller as adviced by several members afterwards the actuator worked as it should . thanks to all who helped
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1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Battery VIN: JM1NA353XT
Finally got vehicle to act up. The drain ended up being in the radio. I let it sit for a few days in the spare stall with DVOM hooked up. Didn't really need the meter though, as when I came in the shop in the morning I could hear an occassional speaker pop. Am...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Starter VIN: WDBGA32E1P
Thanks to the 3 techs replying, especially to David from Minnesota who hit the nail on the head. Although the starter harness was badly degraded and falling apart and was replaced, the primary culprit was a defective ignition switch. Apparently vibration durin...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E230 2.3L Valvebody VIN: WDB2100372
Thanks to those who replied, we couldn't justify 10,000 coconuts for a Factory Reman unit. It was rebuilt with a seal kit and a new K3 clutch and we replaced all 6 solenoids. Plus the bushings mentioned in the update. Now drives fine. Long delays on parts, som...
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1990 Mitsubishi Galant GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3CR56R0L
Removed ISC valve and cleaned idle passages. Relearned computer and test drove, ran perfect. Thank you for responding and helping us.
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1991 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L noise in transmission VIN: 1N65D11Y1M
Good evening Techs, I really appreciate each and everyone's response (16). 14 out of 16 said basically that the tranny had a bad bearing internally and most said input shaft bearing. 2 of 16 thought the pilot bearing could be an issue. While I was at the bank ...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01S7N
first off. i would like to thank everyone who replied the majority seem to think the problem stems from the coils. i also think this to be the case , but the customer has refused to pay 133.90 per coil x 6 a lot of money he says. he is going to live with it un...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L fuse #7 VIN: 1N4BU31F7P
Finally got this one off of the back burner and done... It turns out that contrary to what my diagram shows, there is a leg off of fuse #7 that goes directly to the seat belt switch under the pass-side seat. My circuit map shows a feed from this fuse into the ...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L speedometer & tachometer VIN: JN8HD17Y2S
Thanks to all who responded, unfortunately, the problem still exist. We even sent the vehicle to a electrical specialty shop in the area hoping they may catch something we overlooked, however, they had no luck either. Fortunately the customer has been patient ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA2104X
Thanks to everyone. The owner had his father tow the car in and the key was a duplicate key. I contacted the owner and had him bring in the key his son had at his apartment that was an original. This key started the car and would allow it to run. If you took t...
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1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L warning lamp VIN: 1G8ZK5270W
We had delivered this Saturn to the customer after we sent it to the dealer to have the keyless entry option loaded into the P.C.M We were about to close this request when the vehicle came back with the same issue. We did a relean on it , knocked out the l...
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1994 Toyota Pickup 2.4L no start, oil light on, and blower motor runs with VIN: 4TARN81A6R
I got three replies, which I greatly appreciate. No one had my exact problem. So we dug in, the problem was broken wires in the wiring harness attached to the right front inner fender, behind the battery. You had to look close at the harness, as the tape looke...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2BG12K7Y
Thanks to all who tried to help. After hours of testing, including 'wiggle' tests, we had found nothing. During a disconnect procedure continuity occurred for a moment at the crank sensor, replaced at another shop. Apparently they had pulled too hard on the wi...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L blinking light VIN: 5TBBT4411Y
Of the great replys on this problem the fix was to take a hammer and hit the front diff. The problem must be that the customer isnt using the 4wd very much with will make the transfer case motor work but the diff motor will stick. They also told me that there ...
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