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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Air Bags VIN: 19UUA5666Y
Hi all. My wife's Acura has the SRS light on and we have not been able to read or clear codes. Since this is my wife's car and I really dont want to send it to the dealer to get fixed. While vehicle was under warranty (about 20,000 miles ago)the dealer cleared...
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1984 BMW 733i 3.2L No Start VIN: WBAFF8408E
Hello all. I have a BMW 733i that does not have any spark or injector toggle. I went to the crank sensors next that were located at the bellhousing. One is an engine speed sensor that uses the flywheel teeth for signals and the other is a reference sensor that...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6322V
Hey there techs. I have this vehicle which had a bad VANOS unit (was not activating when powered up). We have replaced the unit according to BMW specs retrieved from ALLDATA. I have used this method before and it has worked. The car actually runs better than b...
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1988 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54C5J
vehicle came in with idle problem an eng light on found tps reading at 3.82 volts unplugged tps and voltge dropped to 0. replaced tps set to specs and cleared codes two days later vehicle returned with light on and tps codes back voltage high again, unplugged ... Trouble codes: 21 (high tps voltage), 22 (low tps voltage)
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1990 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L speedometer VIN: 1G4HR54C8L
Greetings to all Im working on this buick which the speedometer is not working.I scoped the vss and got agood signal also looked at scan data and ecm is getting a vehicle speed reading.I removed the instrument cluster to scope my signal but i did not get a sig...
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1995 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L engine temp. VIN: 1G4NV55D5S
vehicle came in overheating at low speeds. cooling fans operating properly. replaced thermostat, still overheats. has good heat from heater. coolant level is full and holds pressure. noticed poor circulation at idle either thru small tube to resevior or thru r...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L retained acces.
The radio specifically goes on and off with the opening and closing of the trunk deck . Not only with car running but also turned off.Seems to be a retained acces. problem but also sometimes security light will come on.
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L ECC Display and Fuel Data VIN: 1G6CD5155K
This vehicle came to me from a customer that just bought it from a note lot. He stated that he has driven it for about a week and all was fine. While driving down the street, the A/C cut off and there is no display in the ECC window or the Fuel Data window. T...
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1955 Chevrolet belair 327CID booster VIN: VC55006816
Thanks in advance. I have bought a 55 wagon and want to install a used power booster and master cylinder. I figured someone out there might be able to tell me what donor car works best. I know that there are units at Danchucks but I am trying to keep costs dow...
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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1LT53G9M
Hello, I have a 1991 chevrolet corsica with a 2.2l eng. The problem is a long time cranking before starting, between 20 to 40 seconds. The car came in with a bad starter. After replacing the starter we saw why the starter went out, the long cranking time. It h...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Backfire VIN: 1GCEK19K5R
The customer has been fighting this problem for several months now and has thrown parts at it then came to me. He says it will backfire in the exhaust and TBI when towing a utility trailer up a small hill and powers out and starts slowing down. Release the ped...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54T4R
mil light keeps coming on. sets a 32 code. flow chart takes us to an egr valve which we have replaced 3 times. we have checked the the passages, they are free. we have checked the wireing to the computer from the egr, thats ok. we have checked the powers and g... Trouble codes: 32 (egr flow)
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC5240X
The fan will come on at 150deg, 160deg, 190deg, or whenever it wants to and stay on till engine shutoff. Vehicle is running too cold, ecm sees right temp, but doesn't ground fan relay at proper temp or cut it out at proper temp. Since ecm sees for example this...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1C4GP64L2W
Replaced the Serpentine Belt Tensioner and Idler Pulley on this van. Used Dayco tensioner and a Four Seasons idler pulley. Belt was replaced about a year ago with a Chrysler original part. This was done because the tensioner had an occasional rattle. Day of ...
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2004 Chrysler Caravan 3.3L engine
Greeting's to all, Well this beast was dragged here on the hook with a no start. No info retrieved from customer as to the story on how kerosene got put in the fuel tank. I drained the tank and flushed the lines. Refill with fuel. Engine starts but seems to h...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FL23X1P
Hi all. This is a problem Dodge Dakota 3.9L V-6 that I have asked for help with before. We now have a problem of the right bank of the engine, 2-4-6 cylinders not running as good as the left bank. We have replaced the distributor drive gear and bushing. Has a ...
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1995 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L engine VIN: 4B3AU52NXS
This car was hooked in for a no start. Initial test show no spark and no injector fire. Tried auto shut down relay no change. This motor has what I think is a combination module hall effect sensor. I couldn't test them so I replaced the entire distributor with...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47C9S
Hello all and thanks for the help. We have this Neon that is kicking our butts. Will set in the shop and idle for hours, may start running as though only two plugs are firing, or it may not do a thing. Called Autoline and they said to replace cam and crank as ... Trouble codes: 43 (Coil Driver)
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES27C2T
we've check all wiring from sensor to ecm, all good. we do get cam signal to snap-on scan tool, but no crank signal, but we do have signal at ecm pin #32. Trouble codes: P0320 (no crank signal)
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L tailshaft bushing VIN: 1B7HC13Z3V
Repeated rear seal failure due to bushing migrating outward. The OD unit case has been replaced. The bushing and seal have been replaced. The driveshaft has been replaced. Replacement with a unit without the balancer assembly. Truck continues to spit it out. S...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B7KF23Z8V
This is the 3rd trip in for this truck. Original problem was bad crank signal and no start intermittant. We installed a carquest sensor and bingo all was well. Truck ran fine for a few days, boom back on the hook no signal or weak signal intermittant. Warrante...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L moniters VIN: 1B4GP54L5V
this vehicle will not pass a california smog test because the moniters in the computer have not been completed. 3,000 miles later the same moniters have not run yet. these are the 02 moniter's , one for heater, the other for o2 performance,the egr moniter and ...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Misfire VIN: 2B3046R3XH
vehicle came in with simtoms of misfire so we hook the scaneer and when too the misfire count screen. when the vehicle is on park or n the engine in idle smooth u can raise the rpm n no misfire detected.but ones the engine is put on load n the vehicle starts m...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z9X
vehicle was here for failing obd-II emission test, found defective idle control motor could not avtivate w/scanner replaced motor & every thing checked ok. vehicle came back after failing again (same code) every thing checked out on re-test(4 different scanner... Trouble codes: P0505
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B4H528Z1X
This durango will stall and not restart once every three days or so according to the customer. I had car running all day and finally it quit five minutes before closing time. When it did stall, I had a "no buS" message on the odometer. No communication from th...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L dash,turn sig,haz VIN: 1B4GP45331
It just has the hazard switch burning fuse.Do I open the wire from top to bottom in harness or is there a known place it rubs or come together to short like this.The wiring daig is not much help in alldata.Thanks for the help in advance.
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2002 Dodge Stratus 2.4L clutch VIN: 1B3DL46Y92
This car came in with an harsh engagement condition at any gear, like clutch cable maladjusted so transmission was removed to check clutch set, and it looked ok so installed tranny again and then clutch cable was changed for a new one, but still same problem, ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18Z62
Hello fellow techs, this is a lack of info problem and in hopes that it has appeared before to someone else, This truck was purchased at auction with the CEL on- Scan test is OBD@ Generic as our Snap on scanner is waiting for update info for '02+ so info is li... Trouble codes: P1491
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1989 Ford F700 .0L electric motor VIN: 1FDNK74P1M
The "electric brake motor" light and buzzer stay on all the time. I'm not afaid to admit this is not my specialty. The noise changes when putting parking brake on so I think it's not related but I have NO info on this and dealer not helpful. I see a relay unde...
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L upshifts VIN: 1FTHX25M9L
At first I thought 2nd gr. shift was mushy but as soon as it shifts, I'm getting tcc lock up. It then unlocks and relocks at the 2-3 shift and again at the 3-4 shift. Each shift is progressively later until 3-4. and even on lite throttle you must let up on thr...
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1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FMDA31X7R
this vehicle came in with a steering shutter when turning left or right, regular customer, no repair history on the steering, new rack and pinion new pump, new fluid, bleed the system, remove the cooler it has the long 72 inch high pressure hose and still the ...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FTJW36F8T
Hello trans techs, This trans was overhauled 8k miles ago. customer was towing an extremly oversized load and burnt up torque converter(extreme duty) and clutch packs. The condition I have is a very delayed 1-2 shift as well as an early 2-3 & 3-4 shift.With l...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Suspension VIN: 1FTNE2427X
this van is causing me some real stress!! customer complained of bad shocks(steering wheel continues to shake after hitting bump) the shocks were replaced 1 year ago with good quality. what ive noticed is when hitting a bump at about 35 mph the van and steerin...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP5327Y
Hello and thanks in advance. This was my Aunt's car. She kept it under a carport most of it's life. It did have the fuel pump go out at 400 miles. And, the dealer replaced it. It has always had a full tank of gas. It is never driven with a low tank. I purchas... Trouble codes: P0191 (Cont. code Fuel pressure sensor out of range), P1635 (Cont KOEOKOER Axle/Tire ratio error)
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L turn signal flasher VIN: 1FDXF47F12
The buzzing only happens when in reverse and the back up lights are on. When the brake lights are on the buzzing stops. Everything works o.k including turn signals. Just an annoying buzzing sound.Installed new flasher and checked the grounds and added an extra...
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1994 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Front Brakes VIN: 1GKDM15Z5R
Please have any of you seen this problem before. Vehicle pulls severely to the right when you apply the brakes,Light or Hard.ABS Has no codes. No Lights on. left front brake seems not to be getting very much fluid. When you crack the bleader screw on both side...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Fast Warm Idle VIN: 1HGCB7252L
I just performed a full tune-up on this car. It had a hesitation/stumble. The plug wires were oil soaked from the seals leaking on the top of the tubes and you could drive a truck through the gap in the spark plug(the electrodes were that worn). I cleaned out ...
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1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L drivability VIN: JHMBB6158V
Hi all,we changed the ignition switch on this honda .and after we hooked up the battery the factory security system activated and doses not shut off.how can we disable the disabler on this thing?Thanks in advance for your help Randy
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S5Y
Hi guys, This vehicle came in yesterday with mil light on. Pulled codes and found po123 set. Replaced TPS and code will not clear. Scan data shows TPS at 5.0 volts all the time. Perform circuit test and found 5.7 volts on orange/blue wire all the time.I though... Trouble codes: P0123
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDHA28E9VF
To all Techs. I need some advise on this vehicle, any informations will be truely thankfull for advise. Customer haven't have this problem before, vehicle drive in shop with engine light on, hood up Modis scanner find code P0170 (according AllData information ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel Trim Mulfunction)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Alarm System VIN: WDBKK47FXW
Alarm goes off 2 to 3 times a hour, all fuses checks ok, battery condition good. no service bulletins. does not happen all the time. thanks, john
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T3X
I have this van in here with a po172(air fuel too rich) code. I have checked all of the sensors with my scanner and everything seems to be ok. The o2 sensorsa are switching fine, the maf sensor looks ok. The customer is complaining about a hesitation when comi...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L 1/4 glass VIN: JA3AW75K25
This spyder came in with the complaint of the quarter windows inop after the car was washed and the top retracted while the car was still wet. When the top was put back up the quarter windows didn't move forward and close the gap. I have tested the motor for t...
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L blowing baterry main fuse VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
hey guysi have this car here we replaced the altornato 3 weeks ago and battery after parts were installed we ran a test on the charging system it was good 14.25amps befor it was battery volts it lives for 3weeks yesturday the customer call me tells me the bake...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L p0464 VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
CUSTOMER CAME IN FOR A P.M.I., AND THE S.E.S. LIGHT WAS ON. I FOUND THE CODE, P0464, FUEL LEVEL SENSOR OPEN OR SHORT. I CHECKED FOR DATA, AND HAVE NONE ON THE "RED BRICK" OR ON THE MASTERTECH. I REMOVED THE SENDER, AND TESTED IT FOR RESISTANCE, AND IT WAS FINE...
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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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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G3AM51N7K
anybody who knows gm's 3.3L, please help. this vehicle came in with a stall issue. when it first came in I test drove the vehicle and was not able to varify the concern. So I thought it was a typical stall problem and performed a tap test on maf, ckp, and pcm....
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L forward engagement VIN: 2P4FP2537W
Transmission has a crunch/grind noise just as it applies into forward drive range. Vehicle roadtests and shifts perfect with no noises. Tried another solenoid pack and valve body with no change. Used raybestos high energy clutches, transtec overhaul kit and tr...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1G2HZ52L4P
Hello Peoples This 93 Bonniville 3800 has low oil pressure when fully warmed up after changing the timing cover gasket due to a oil leak. The pressure is 60 psi cold but drops to 10 psi when warmed up. The customer said his pressure never droped below 40 befo...
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1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GMDU06L4S
have been chasing problem for a while vehicle surges from time to time and occasionally stall other times runs and idles fine have been watching fuel trim and at warm idle ok 125 to 130 but when a load is put on alt such as blower motor on high or cooling fan ...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L ABS light comes on VIN: 1GMDX03E3Y
Hello everyone.Car came in with ABS light on.When i try read codes with Snap-on mt2500-"no communication" (only on the ABS.Data of engine scanner reads good). Was checked power,ground - everything ok.I think problem is ABS module, but it's costs lot of money. ...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L door locks VIN: WP0CA2981W
remote will not activate any doors, but will activate alarm driver's door can be locked with key only , nothing else will lock. interior lock switch will not work either. all inputs to control unit are good & control unit was replaced by dealer for body shop.
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BJ63C8M
91 Legacy with a rough, erratic idle and setting code 42 for throttle switch. Found 11.0v at throttle switch connector pin D and also has 11.0V on pin 6 B48 connector at ECU for throttle switch. Information sources say that should be a 5V reference signal. Thr...
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Burning oil VIN: JT4RN63B7G
OK, this is a fun one. I have oil burning issues with this truck. There is oil in the lower intake and exhaust manifolds and I cannot source the leak. This engine was just rebuilt. It has been run about twenty minutes. I do not believe it is getting past the r...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSL81H5T
Greetings fellow techs.This problem has been going on for more than a year.This car cranks over much too long in the mornings.The problem is not there every morning but it only happens after the vehicle sits for many hours.It has had a new coil installed and t... Trouble codes: 515 (hall effect-intermittent ground)
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L hydraulic pump VIN: 3VWDB61EXX
hello i have a volks convertable that is inop the pump motor is running but will not pump does anyone know anything that might be helpfull cannot find any daig info on hydraulics for this vehicle
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Throttle/limp mode VIN: 3VWSE29MXY
Greetings VDub techs. Last week, this Jetta came in with Check Engine and EPC lights on, and it had the listed code stored. We cleared it, checked measuring block 062, and could not get code to return. Several days later, it came back, once again clearedit , a... Trouble codes: 18047 (P1639 Accelerator Position Sensor 1/2 Implausible Signal)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L timing belt VIN: 3VWDD21COY
The car came in 2 weeks ago for an oil change and check rattle noise changed oil refered to dealer to check timing belt area rattle. Actually I told him tto take it directly to the dealer before something broke, $$$! Two days later he returned with same rattl...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCD21CC2
We are a new shop with very limited resources. Customer said the car drove fine even when the light came on. Code 16795 (sec air injection) was set. I could not find anything in alldata on this code. Called dealership and no help there. Several other shops sai... Trouble codes: 16795 (sec air injection)
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L engine VIN: JH4DC2391X
Customer oked dissambly, we removed 4 pistons & found oil rings weak, some of the rails were lined up instead of staggered. Also rings are sticking in the ring groves. Cylender head has one exhaust valve that is wet stain of oil on the stem under the guide. ot...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3336X
This repair went smothly as best can be described. we rechecked the vacume system for leaks and found a severe leak in the vent hose running underr the intake, but only when the car was fully warmed up we replaced this hose along with another new clamps and ro...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN33461
We didn't get much response on this, but we were able to locate the problem. We switched the injectors around and found the misfire followed the injector. After replacing two of the injectors, we drove the car about 50 miles and the problem seems to solved. I ... Trouble codes: P0175.
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4CW52K3S
What a tremendous resource iatn is!!! Thanks to everybody for their help. Cleaning the MAF didn't help but a new MAF took care of the problem...thanks again...marv
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4HP52K4W
I appreciate all of the replies to my help request. Some of the replies were more helpful than others. My customer was very satisfied with what I did for him, espcially after I told him I was going to ask for help from about a couple of thousand other techs. ...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T1N
We found the problem although the customer has elected not to repair the car, at least we know what is wrong. The main focus of the query was to see if anyone had encountered an intake leak causing low compression to a bank of cylinders and every response said...
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1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5280W
Clean those lines real good. Done several of these in the past on Toyotas (parts totally interchangeable on evap sys.)with great success. Replace canister assb.(root problem)and purge VSV, clean purge line. It turned out I didn't clean the lines well enough. S... Trouble codes: P0441.
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GBHG31R11
I ended up replacing the ign. switch and the crank sensor. What helped the most was cleaning the air induction and fuel system. Anyhow it runs like it should now. We'll give it back to the customer and let them put some miles on it. Thanks again.
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56F0T
hey ,well i found the problem.thanks for all the suggestings.as it turned out someone went in the valve covers and going back together caught the yellow wire for the 02 sensor.i removed the wire repaired it and now all 02s are working correctly.thanks again fo... Trouble codes: P0152, P0154.
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1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD44S3N
Hi Everyone, thanks to all of you who sent me information. It turned out to be the ECM. After eliminating everything else I could think of, I decided to replace the computer. I was told that these are somewhat prone to failure. The next problem came when I tri... Trouble codes: 14 (Throttle Position Sensor), 22 (Crank Angle Sensor).
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1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1BK7KF26C7
sorry about the late fix on this truck, I sent injection pump over to a rebuilder in Amarillo, Texas. The package was damaged and it was not known who it came from, so it took an extra week to get it rebuilt. but it cured all my ills. the deciding factor to se...
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1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L engine overheat VIN: 1B3LS47C4X
I would first like to say thank you for your assistance in this repair it was very helpfull. We had checked for gas in the coolant system after learning about the problems with the head gaskets on these vehicles and after several attempts we had not found a pr...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Rad cooling fan VIN: 1B3ES46C6D
My customer has 'friends' @ the local Dodge dealer and they told him to bring the vehicle in and they would get it warranted!? Must be nice! Anyway, several folks said the solid state fan controller was mounted behind the driver's headlight. Actually, this y...
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1993 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2E3ED66F1P
Well I am ashamed of my findings. I did fix the car. Apparently the last time I changed out the plug wires I must have over stressed the #4 wire extension and put a hair line crack in it causing a serious misfire. I did go ahead and pull the intake and replace...
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FTDF15YOH
The amount of help on this one was unbelievable. Thanks to all. What ended up fixing this truck was disconnecting the fuel line at the inlet of the high pressure pump and blowing back to the tanks with low pressure. Then I disconnected both lines at the select...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 4F4CR16U4R
Well this is a rare occasion when no one nailed this on the head. I started thinking after numerous hours of checking powers and grounds,something was shorting out the 5 volt reference so I started disconnecting connectors and when I removed the egr/pfe sensor...
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1995 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTD15Y65L
The truck is fixed.. Thanks to Mark,Jake & Jerry for their ideas but Victor hit it on the head with a vacuum leak at #1 intake runner.When I read Victor's reply I looked down very closely at the gasket & it looked new. Called up the customer to ask again if an...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5149T
thanks for the replies, I did check the pcv system, and my minimum air rate, I also saw a post about plugging the throttle plate holes per a ford tsb, but that didn't help. so I just kept watching my Idle rev up as soon as I cracked the throttle plates. rememb... Trouble codes: P1506.
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1996 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FLADP2323
thank you for all your replies.the vehicle is not at the shop.we ordered the imrs bushings.the diaphrams in both imrs solenoids are ok.the levers & shafts are not binding.thanks again for all your help. Trouble codes: P1516.
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L tcc lockup VIN: 1FAFP52U4W
Thanks to all that replied. A remaned unit was put into the vehicle and that seemed to reair the problem. Even at 30% duty cycle there is no surge. Don't know why three different converters didn't fix the problem, must have beem a problem in the unit it's self...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L fuse 30 VIN: 1FAFP6637W
Well I fixed the ford. The problem with the car was that if you look at the wiring diagram it showed four major areas where the problem could be. I chose to look at the most simplest which was the gear shifter in the car. When this was put into gear it would p...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAFP71W81
Thanks to everyone who responded. I guess my 49 year old eyes are not what they used to be. Majority of responses were wheel speed sensor. I went back next am and done a visual inspection of the rear wheel sensors and found the left one to be cracked around th...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 2-3 Upshift VIN: 1FMZU63E02
I Tightened Up the Band One Turn, Shift Feel Improved Greatly. Customer Said that It felt Good Enough To Them.
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1991 Geo Storm 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: J81RT2357M
thank you guys your replies send me the right way i was chesing a ghost on this one i found wires that were worn with battery acid that fix the problem Trouble codes: 14 (c.t.s high temperature), 13 (oxygen sensor), 21 (t.p sensor signal voltage high), 23 (mat sensor low temperature undicated), 32 (e.g.r system fault), 51 (e.c.m prom error).
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Suspension VIN: JACDJ58X1W
Of the replies I recieved, two felt the most logical source of this noise was brake pad noise. With this as a possibility and no obvious movement in any wheel or suspension assembly this one will go unsolved. Thanks for the help.
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1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L steering VIN: 1J4FJ28S4V
Hi, The vehicle was fixed by installing a SUPER heavy duty steering stabilizer. The one I used was a Moog Super trail boss. As the initial post stated, I originally used a OEM steering stabilizer. When the Moog one was installed, the problem went away complete...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Overheating VIN: J4GW68NXXC
First of all I want to thank those who responded to my problemchild vehicle. After much thinking and praying and loss of sleep I figured that we were just going to have to do some exploritory surgery and pull the water pump back out and inspect it. This was do...
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1962 Lincoln continental 400CID A/C Door locks VIN: 2Y82H42057
I really want to thank all the techs who looked for and found diagrams for this Vehicle. It is great to see the response and effort put out for perfect strangers in here. I want to personally thank Mike from Pensylvania for his time and effort. Do not hesitate...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L acceleration VIN: WDBCA24D5K
turns out we put a new oxygen sensor in this car and that fixed it.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L central locking VIN: WDBGA43E1P
We removed the vacuum pump under the rear seat and disassembled pump. We removed the motor and checked the motor and found brushes gone to the extent that it had wore a groove into the armature. I have a commercial customer that is an electric motor rebuilder ...
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1986 Mercury Cougar 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEBP9233G
Thanks , Tried redoing the idle stategy but still dies so started throwing parts at it replaced the ignition module and would not die, now I'm waiting to hear back from the customer. Its only been gone 3 days.
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN1HJ01NF5
With information recieved I was confident this trans. was toast. The bulk of the replies indicated internal damage, probably plantery assemblies. Check the replies for a better description of internal function. Thanks to all.
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, No excelleration VIN: 1G2HZ52K0S
Thanks to all of you that responded to my help request. The majority of the replies stated that the fuel pump was most likely the problem. I tested pump presure and sure enough, only 11 PSI max. Replaced fuel pump and problem solved. Thanks again to all that r... Trouble codes: 171 (Lean condition), 131 (O2 sensor lean).
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1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3AK36E9P
Thank you very much to all who responded! All the coolant temp sensor connectors were clean & properly seated, and this vehicle has a TPS sensor only. Cotta from Hawaii hit it right on the head- the TPS and idle control valve connectors are identical and were ...
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1991 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT4VN13G3M
I caneled cylinders until I found #2 problem cylinder. Customer gave approval to tear down. The piston skirt on hole 2 was broken. Didn't really scar the wall but the piston was really bad. I don't know why it wasn't burning oil and missing. Ordered a used mot...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L engine VIN: JT2AE09V5R
Many were right on about the engine having to much wear.We pullled engine and found uneven wear on cylinders. My tech did not mic out the cyclinder walls and the oil control rings appeared to be stuck. I am still not sure exactly waht happened but I had to res...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M0X
Thanks to everyone who replied. Most said to replace the air mass meter and that did in fact take care of the problem. Thanks again, Clint [...].
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Speed sensor G68 VIN: 3VWSE29M02
Thanks to all who responded, customer picks up car after i ask for help and both accorded check it when i would have tranny information, until now customer came and still i can not found G68 sensor, some responses said it's at top of transmission but it's not ...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS554XW
Erased air pump code 445 again, ran sas diagnostic 3x with volvo oe scan tool- ok every time. I dont think this car is fixed- this is code 445, not the usual 442-446-448 that is indicative of a bad air pump/check valve/solenoid valve. thanks for all the replie... Trouble codes: 445 (air pump intermittent low po410).
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2001 Volvo C70 2.4L air bag VIN: YV1NC53DO1
Thanks to 3 Volvo techs, the answer is that in a slow collision, if the driver's belt is on, only the pretensioner is needed and it will secure the driver. Above 15mph the air bag will deploy whether the belt is buckled or not. Thanks again to iATN, the answer...
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