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1982 American Motors Eagle Limited 4.2L Front axle engagement VIN: 1ACCK3572C
We are looking for the vacuum diagram for the front axle engagement. Some of the hoses are missing and rotted. Otherwise the vehicle is in great shape. Thanks Chris Duchock
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: WBABB2307J
Vehicle has intermittent runnability problem during warm up - missing and/or stalling. It has happened only once in the shop, but customer says it happens quite often. The only obvious problem we found is the cylinder identification sensor is bad. This is the ...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3337X
Hello everyone,I have this 1999 BMW with a P1397 code,camshaft sensor circuit.Alldata has absolutely no description or diagnostic tree for this code so I am at a disadvantage.I have dealt with this code on several other vehicles and it is sometimes related to ... Trouble codes: P1379 (camshaft position sensorB circuit Bank 1)
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Ride control?? VIN: WBAGG83461
hi Group: Customer complaint: Car makes a rythmic tapping every four seconds...It is very intermittent & will even be heard on the freeway... I drove it...Finally while at a stop, it started to do it. Like someone under the car was tapping with a small rub...
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1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G4AH54N4L
Elderly lady had vehicle towed to us after her 90 Buick Century with a 3.3L died on her. Good spark and fuel pressure at all times. Car will somtimes start but die when throttle is touched, at that time it loses injector pulse. Checked combination cam/crank se...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L a/c vents VIN: 1G4HP53L6P
This buick has no air flow out of face vents, but defrost and floor work normally. While in Max or Norm position air blows from defrost only. In Bi-level air blows from floor and defrost. I have replaced the solenoid vacumn switch which got me vents for the fi...
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1987 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.1L Speedometer VIN: 1G6CB518XH
Vehicle came in with inop. digital speedo. tested and found vss was ok on scanner. had 5 volt square wave out of buffer to cluster. Consulted identifix and was agreed to send in cluster to local GM dealer to have repaired. reinstalled cluster, put back togethe...
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1991 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L Wheel speed sensors VIN: 1G6EL13B4M
I havn't had alot of experiance with Cadillac and don't have access to the pinout box the diag. flow chart calls for. Any Ideas would be great.
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1991 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L daytime running lights VIN: 1G1JC11T9M
I am working on a 1991 chevy cavalier in which the daytime running lights are pulsating dimmer and brighter. The feed wire to the bulbs is going from 8 volts to 13.78 volts.We have checked for voltage drops and power supplies good. We have replaced the module ...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Excessive cranking VIN: 2GTEK19K5N
When cold engine starts and runs fine, the problem occurs only when hot. When restarting at normal operating temp, there is no injector pulse or spark for about 3-5 seconds. Usually after about 8-10 seconds of cranking the injectors pulse and the coil begins t...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L refrigerant loss VIN: 1GNDM19Z1R
original problem refrigerant loss.detected leak in evaporator. replaced evaporator. return after 3 days and evaporator replaced again,no other leak detected. when charged added dye to system,also replaced low pressure sw due to slight dye detection and high pr...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1FPZ2S60
car is back now with same type of problem . on cold start will misfire ,backfire ,stumble ,idles horrible for about 5 minuets. once vehicle warm will run and idle fine. no codes in computer - replace #3/6 coil scope looked like bad pattern with those cylinders...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W8S
Hello. This goes out to all the indi-shops. I am looking for an aftermarket EGR gasket which incorporates a screen over the EGR ports. I cannot find it anywhere. If you have a part # and name of company, please send it to me. Thanks. Trouble codes: 32 (egr)
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IGCCS1942V
help misfire mania. this truck will misfire or skip badly on accelaration some times. may drive truck 40 or 50 miles with out doing. will misfire,skip,buck and backfire in exhaust 3 to 6 times and go back to running good. may set a code may not. with scanner h... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0303
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W9X
car stumbles at off idle esp. when not fully warmed up no trouble codes new plugs cap rotor and ign wires scoped ing. with tester and seems normal i think it is fuel injector related thanks mark
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13552
Heres the story.First vehicle came in with no tranny shifting(in default).Pulled codes found 5.Checked ATN Historys found common ignition switch problem. So I replaced switch and now codes are gone but now will not turn over or start And has no codes in ecm bu... Trouble codes: P0740 (CC Clutch problem), P0753 (Shift a prob.), P0758 (Shft b prob), P0785 (p1860-), P1860, U1000 (Communication problem between modules)
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S13
The security light will come on when you are driving down the road. Some times it will come on after driving 5 to 10 miles or when you when you first take off. The check engine light does not come on but i checked it with TECHII and i get code U1064 pcm loss c... Trouble codes: U1064 (PCM loss of communication with BCM)
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2003 Chevrolet c3500 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHC24113
Hello everyone. I have a 2003 Chev 6.6 litre diesel with the check engine light on. It has a code 404 EGR performance problem code. I've cleared it out once and thought is was just a fluke. It came back on a week later. Has anyone ran across on a 6.6 diesels? ... Trouble codes: 404 (EGR performance problem)
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1994 Dodge B350 5.9L Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Z9R
Hey guys and gals. has anyone runs across a drivability problem with a 94 ram van. After the van warms up it will stall only when its put in park. rev/n/d/2/1 all are fine and wont stall. I thought that possably one of the connectors on the trans could be back...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L engine VIN: 1B7GG23X6S
Engine has #4 , #6 no effect when pulling plug wires. Checked plugs (new) did have visual spark. Plug wires new. Checked compression on the two cyls. Good. Pulled injector rack, cleaned screens and tips of injectors. Switched 4 and 6 injectors with 1 and 3 to ...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46FXV
Ok People, I have the intrepid from hell. It came into the shop with a rod knock. A reman engine was installed, belt,, hoses, plugs, wires were all replaced, the injectors were cleaned. the engine started right up, went through the warm up all right, went to b...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L oil pressure VIN: 2B3HD46R6W
Had this Dodge towed in for oil light on, and alot of lifter/valvetrain noise from engine when hot. Checked oil pressure at that time-hot-with light on, had 8psi (at oil filter). tore engine down and found all bearings badly scored/worn down to copper. Owner h...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L pinging VIN: 1FTEF14N2L
this truck came in with a melted #8 piston caused from pinging so we replaced the engine. and found that the egr solonoid was shorted and there was no signal from the computer so we also replaced the computer. after replacing those two parts checked system to ...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMHE31G7N
I replaced the PFE sensor, cleaned the throttle body, and the Idle bypass valve. I then cleared the codes and road tested. The only code that came back was a 42 which shows a rich mixture. The original problem was a rough idle with black smoke coming from tail... Trouble codes: 31 (EGR or PFE sensor below range), 41 (HEGO lean mixture or slow switching), 62 (Excessive convertor clutch slippage)
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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B3P
Car overheated when water pump belt broke. No evidence of heat damage. Engine bucks or misses under acceleration when hot and doesn't idle well. Don't have an adapter to fit ALDL. Have replaced distributor with a new Mazda unit, and checked compression, plugs,...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FASP14J2S
Under moderate to hard acceleration this car will misfire just like it has a spark plug, wire or coil breaking down.Problem was intermittant 500 miles ago but now is acting up all the time under accel. I have checked compression-OK,pulled injectors and checked... Trouble codes: 213 (Spout - Sets intermittantlyKOER)
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L gauge VIN: 1FDEWS4482
this vehicle came in with an overheating problem. I notice that the gage read hot but did not seen to overheating. I check the temp sensor from ecm and reads normal. I left the vehicle idling still the cooling fan went on. This vehicle is not overheating but t...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDLF47F5V
truck was running fine, customer turned engine off, let set for about 5 minutes, went to start hard to start, when finally starter sounds just like rod knocking, no power, hard to start. Trouble codes: P1111 (system pass 49 state), P0196 (engine oil temp sensor circuit), P0476 (exhaust press control valve perfom), P0603 (inter. control mod kam error), P0470 (exhaust back pressure sen cir malf), P1293 (high side open bank 1 right)
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6632W
This wonderful beautiful Contour is a family owned vehicle...(my uncle in law), so you know what that means. This vehicle came to me 1.5 years ago with a timing belt that walked foward and disintigrated. We replaced the belt with all idlers and tensioner. Afte...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6630X
hi techs i have a problem with this contour has cam sensor codes scoped cam sensor was bad replaced cam sensor,still have codes car runs bad unpluged cam sensor car runs ok ,i do not beleve timing jumped,ck. crank sensor ok,im not sure ware to go next,taken va... Trouble codes: P0340, P1383 (variable cam timing)
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1MEFM53S8W
Car came in on hook - transmission would not move in forward or reverse. Pulled and rebuilt - convertor splines were stripped. Road test and returned to customer. Returned within a week complaining about transmission not moving when first put in gear. Tested a...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L rear main brg. seal VIN: 1FMZU62XXY
Cannot get the rear main brg. seal to quit leaking. The local Ford dealership cannot give me any info on the problem and nobody else has run into this.The oil pan has been throughly checked out and also the crankshaft. The rear seal has been installed using th...
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1997 Geo Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1364V
Hello I have a repeat p0400 egr fault.I have not yet replaced anything yet.I have found and followed G.M bullitian # 00-06-04-027 to no avail.I have also followed published diag. from gm si 2000.The system seems to be working properly but code keeps coming b... Trouble codes: P0400
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L air bag VIN: 1HGCG5648X
We recently received this Honda from a local body shop that we do post deployment air bag repairs for.This car was hit in the drivers front area-however only the pass side air bag deployed???-We went ahead and replaced the pass side air bag and replaced the co...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D0T
Car was brought in for oil leaks and we resealed the oil pan, inner and outer timing covers and replaced the inner cover o-rings. Car now runs with no oil leaks but cuts out while idling and sets a code P0340. As its warms up, the problem gets worse. We've rep... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor)
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L door latch VIN: JNKAY21D2V
this vehicles drivers front door will not open. the door lock will not unlock. i know it is a latch problem, but to replace it, the door needs to be open. how do you get this door open with a broken latch? i have been able to get the panel off a bit, but the f...
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S2CM58VXS
yeah everyone this one has got my brain twisted. Any how, after replacing the water pump, timing belt, tensioner bearing, and idler bearing; I notice that the lower hose would callapse off idle. I tested the t-stat and it would open at 198 degree and the spec ...
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1995 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L No Start VIN: JACDJ58V9S
This vehicle came in for a bad engine.The oil filter was loose and pumped all the oil out.We got the new engine in, and a I have no spark and no injector pulse. It uses a GM ignition module with the three coil packs.It only uses a crank signal to trigger the i...
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L tail and dash lamps
intermittent dead short on this circuit. all lamps and sockets checked. scanned harness with magnetic field inducer to no avail. have exposed all harnesses in vehicle including optional trailer harness not in use. short will come and go as it pleases. all runn...
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1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L tach dies VIN: UES1S24405
THE TACK DROPS OUT WHEN ACCELERATING AT ABOUT 3500 RPM . THEN WHEN YOU LET OFF THE GAS THE TACH COMES BACK TO LIFE THE ENGINE RUNS FINE AND DOESNT SEEM TO HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AS THE TACH. WE REPLACED THE TACHOMETER, BUT WE STILL HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM, WITH T...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L vehicle control VIN: 1J4GZ78Y2T
thanks in advance for any and all ideas. this is the first time asking for help so please bear with me... our friendly jeep customer came in with a strange complaint,her jeep was shaking uncontrolably and darn near throwing her out of the seat. after about a h...
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L Cruise Control VIN: 6MPCT01Z3M
Guys, I'm hoping one of you might have access to a factory manual for the dealer installed cruise control for this car. The only information I have access to is for the factory installed unit and it is quite different. I've checked the obvious, power & groun...
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MCLM62W7R
This cougar keeps resetting code P1505 after 200 miles or so. AllData information focuses on the air induction system, IAC, PCV, throttle body and vacuum leaks. I pulled the throttle body and lower air horn and cleaned the EGR, throttle body and IAC passages t... Trouble codes: P1505 (IAC has exceeded adaptive clip limits)
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AX55F5T
need help with a mitsubishi. I do not do many of these so maybe someone will have a clue for me on it. There is a no start. engine will pop in intake some of the time but that is about all you get. Checked the cam timing and it looked right on the money.checke...
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1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX06E3V
Hi Fellow Techs, This is a good one. Vehicle came in with MIL lamp on solid, customer stated lamp blinked a couple of times after starting. Customer informed the shop that vehicle has not been serviced for engine tune-up since it was new. Trouble code P0300 wa... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire)
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3NG52M1V
This vehicle came to us with a no-start condition. The battery was dead, we replaced and new terminal ends. Cranked, no start. No codes immediately present (of course battery had been dead for a while). Replaced Bosh plugs with Delco Plantinumís, new fuel filt... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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1995 Ferrari 456 GT 5.5L Drivers window VIN: ZFFSP44A6S
Would like to ask for a little assistance on the window memory setting. Window motor was renewed on the driver side. [affected si.] The problem I'm having is that the drivers door window will not drop [that 5mm, or 1/4 inch] as the door being opened. The sy...
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1999 Plymouth Prowler 3.5L OBDII failure VIN: 1P3EW65G1X
I verified the State's monitor readings. Using an OTC Genysis (last updated March 04) under the OBDII Generic and OEM specific, found the same readings listed in the repair and State's test data. Customer said that the vehicle had failed the OBDII test the pre...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1G2NE12T2T
car dies with in seconds after being started. the computer conded was p1629. replace cyl. lock and key ing. tried to relearned password, did not help.
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52K9V
replaced motor, 3 weeks later car comes in with p0401-insuficiant egr flow. visually checked all passages, worked egr valve with bi directional, all seemed normal. wrote problem off to chuck of carbon. next week car is back-same code. checked all passages and ... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuficiant egr flow)
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WP1214V
fuel pump will entergize with key on but as soon as you start it it will turn off and die, owner swaped pcm,i tryed swapping ign module and relays, no luck. using snap on scanner it is showing cranking rpm and somtime car will stay running if you feather the g...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA0949J
Hello Thanks in advance I'm trying to find the location of the ignition output stage for this car. mitchell and alldata (or nodata) show one in the wiring diagrams but there is nothing that I can find in the component locations. I traced the wiring harness fr...
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1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Clutch VIN: WPOCA2997W
There is a snapping noise in the bell housing area when the clutch pedal is depressed. I suspect it is a problem with the cross shaft assembly. I know the earlier G50 cars had problems with the shafts. Has anyone seen problems with the later cars? I have not r...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BGD857X
I ran all vehicle diagnosis on the EGR system, no problems found, no excessive buil up on the EGR valve. Solenoid operating correctly, runs like a champ at all speeds. Checked all scan values, all within spec. What am I missing?? Trouble codes: P400
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT3VN39W8L
Customer states car started running bad after a potential buyer took it for a test drive. Customer states that car uses less than 1 quart of oil in 3,000 miles. We found engine idles on #2,4,6 cylinders only. Compression readings as follows 1/100 2/175 3/100 ...
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1995 Toyota Paseo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2EL45U3S
Hello all... This Paseo came in with check engine light and code 52 stored. Cleared code and it reset almost immediately. Checked output of sensor at ECU and directly at sensor and had neither voltage or frequency siganl. Replaced sensor with Toyota part # 8... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor circuit open or shorted)
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWAK01H8T
Dear vw-friends, first of: this car is a 1.8 liter MONO jetronic Canada Modell. (I guess only sold in Europa and Canada, but default only lets me pick the 2.0 engine!!) Problem: the car encounters misfire and spattering til 3.000 rpm, wants you hit 3.000 rp...
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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, NO POWER VIN: WVWBB81E3T
Customer states in the last 6 months you will be driving along and intermittantly cuts out, no power. This will occure a short time. May occure again, that day or next day. Then may run fine for few days. We test drove car ran ok. Checked and needed tune-up, w...
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1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1GA6946J
Car towed in as no start. Was able to enable fuel pump for pressure check. Will not activate pump during normal cranking procedure. Does anyone have a good flow chart for the crank sensor and #1 position sensor? I have 5 volt signal to the crank sensor, and it...
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1997 Volvo V90 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1KW960XV
This is actually a multi system problem. This car came in with the ABS light on, Check Engine light on, Upshift light flashing & speedometer inoperative. Using my Snap-On scanner in Asian/Generic mode I got a vehicle speed sensor code. Checking the sensor in t...
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1992 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP53L8N
I have got this car fixed. I had a new crank sesor that went bad, It had a glitch that happened vary fast. I just sat and looked at the signal when cranking and found the glitch THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP YOU GAVE ME THIS IS THE FRIST TIME I USED IANT Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor).
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L axle seal VIN: 1GNFK16K5P
Thank all of you for the help. I am going to replace the bearing and seal as per most of replies.I will check the vent for blockage as some of you have mentioned. Thanx again. Ron
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Speedometer VIN: 1GBFG15R4V
Sorry about the long delay. The book is not closed on this one yet. Problem disappeared. Owner had some type of extended warranty at the dealer and returned there to attempt to correct. Dealer had the van for a week and drove it for more than a 100 miles with ...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R7W
Greetings to all. We are still working on this problem and thus have not closed until the final moment, hoping to nail it down. Our service advisor has been driving the truck back and forth to work as the owner has lots of cars and will not drive this one unti...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W91
Hi again...I wanted to wait and make sure this vehicle was fixed. I found the cam retard at -8 degrees at idle and read about other guys wallowing out the distributor hold down bracket to allow a change to 0 degrees. I did this and this vehicle has not been ba... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1990 Chrysler Dynasty 3.3L Battery VIN: 1C3BN5GR1L
Closing post for now, customer has not returned to shop inorder to do any testing, I don't know if he is mad for not getting it fixed before or not but will not even call me back after leaving messages for him, thanks any how.Will respond he does return.
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L headlight and door locks VIN: 2B4GP45R3V
I still have this car in the shop, I've found that the fuse box that conect to the BCM, has many differents pins assigments, depending of the accesories of the specific car model and BCU programing. I've replaced two similar fuse boxes but I got differents fau...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L tcc lock up VIN: 1B4HS28Y8X
Had received 4 replies to my request. 1.) Check your brake switch 2.) Did you replace the tcc solenoid, convertor and flush the system at time of overhaul? 3.) Possible flash of the computer 4.) transdoc information regarding sensitive computer for trans and...
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1989 Ford F700 .0L electric motor VIN: 1FDNK74P1M
Thanks again for the 12 replies and 1 phone call. System consists of a flow switch(located on top of the hydro boost unit-extremely common failure and not expensive), a relay that likes to stick(bolted to side of hydro boost-available at Napa, just give them...
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1994 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT20A4R
Hi guys, I did get this car running, after the distributor and PCM replacement I now had spark, I had checked the timing belt and it was tight and in good shape, but I checked the timing by the book and it had jumped, my best theory is that when the dist. puke... Trouble codes: 111 (System pass).
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L speedometer noise
it turned out to be a nother bad head , got a new one and it fixed the problem
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1131W
Customer came back last wednesday i started checking the fuses, up behind the dash i found a little fuse bock with 3 fuses in it the EFI fuse was not making a good connection, one of the terminals in the box looked like some one may have put a power supply wir... Trouble codes: P1451, P0135 (heater cir. o2 sensor B1S1).
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FMDA5340Y
we had the customer call the dealer as per a couple replys talking about tsbs on the valve cover waiting to hear back from customer
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L turn signal flasher VIN: 1FDXF47F12
Installed new turn signal switch and everything working fine, no more buzzing. Thanks to all for the help.
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L abs light VIN: 4S2DM58W8Y
Hi to all, Sorry it took so long to close or respond, but the customer took the vehicle for alittle while. I retested everything, & got 3 codes. 2 of them were for the left front wheel sensor.(#51 #61). I tested that senso & it is defintely bad. I tested the r...
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1993 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L No Start VIN: IYVGE31B3P
Hello everyone, Since the engine starts and runs for a short while and quits again, I decided to replace with A-1 cardone rem:distributor and the engine came back alive very well.Thanks to all who reply my help post.You all mention about the very commom dist...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBEB28D4L
Got 4 replies three suggested a bad turbo, after removing pipe to turbo found it clogged, found turbo also leaking, customer has declined repair till after summer, we will be installing a reman turbo when cust. gets back from summer vacation(must be nice). Tha...
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1MEFM6535X
Well, the customer decided to dolly the vehicle back to their hometown and have a relative who is a Ford tech look into it, some said tensioner problem, some said crank end play problem, I have not heard from them and do not know what the fix is or was. Thanks
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1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L ac clutch VIN: 1N4AB42D8S
Well hopefully this will help someone else. The ECM was shutting off the AC because it saw that the engine was running hot. This vehicle was not overheating. We replaced the thermostat and the AC problem was fixed. It appears that the heater core was enough to...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L trunk lid VIN: 1G3GR64H21
The fix was to move the torsion bars/rods down one notch. There was no evidence of rear body damage, and a recent CarFax backs this up (this car is a recent purchase). The stops seemed to be fine too. I used a 6' 3/8' extension and deep 10mm socket to reli...
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1978 Other European 308GT4 3.0L Drive Belt VIN: CHASSISNO1
Thanks to all who replied. All had a similar view to me in that the alternator was the most likely culprit. I removed both the water pump and alternator and replaced the water pump bearings which appeared to be in good condition and were SKF the same as I ...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52M5T
Thanks for the replies- The majority of the posts mentioned checking O2 sensor grounds. We checked and tightened those- others mention along with bulletin from GM about injectors getting dirty. We cleaned injectors and are going to let customer have the car an... Trouble codes: P0134 (Front O2 sensor no activity), P0140 (Rear O2 sensor no activity).
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L upper intake VIN: 1G2WP12K12
Hi all. Sorry about delayed FIX post. As most of you said, it was restricted exhaust. Exhaust backpressure was more than 15 lbs. Replaced cat conv, upper intake, bank 1 O2 sensor. Couldn't find root cause of cat failure. Fuel pressure regulator was not leaking...
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1998 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3DD38N4W
Thank you all for your replies! As some stated I may have fixed this vehicle already with the repairs I have made. I can not get the fault to reset and this car seems to run great going down the road even though idle is at aprox 950 Rpm.I still feel there is s... Trouble codes: P0507.
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1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L head VIN: JF1AN4220N
Thanks to all that replied. Although the vehicle has not been back yet to have the coolant leak fixed, I have a better idea of what to look for. All the replies that I recieved said that it is probably an intake gasket problem. If the vehicle ever comes back i...
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1986 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN62D2G
Hello, I would like to thank all 14 who replied to this problem. I finally got to get back on this Monday 6-7-04 and Romain from Alberta and Randy for Wisconsin were dead on the problem. Several members stated that the splice connections at the right front fen...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L abs modulator VIN: JT3VN39W3N
well the 3 replies i recived said that the abs modulator unit is most likely the cause but its about $700 and special order. customer dosent want to spend that much. customer did say that the symptom dos'nt act up in four wheel drive? i learned that the p/s pu...
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1996 Toyota Paseo 1.5L AC compressor clutch VIN: JT2CC52H8T
removed short factory wiring harness from side of core support to compressor . This is a 2 foot pre-made factory harness that is wired tied to the Ac lines, there was a break in the wire INSIDE the flexable conduit at the lowest part of the harness. The confus...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K3X
Thanks to all that replied. I had trouble with the customer to bring the vehicle back to the shop because the check engine light is off. Majority of everyone said replace O2 but Rodney from Hawaii gave me resistants on 2 black wires on 02 should be 11 - 16 ohm...
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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio High Line 2.0L 1/2 and 3/4 shifts VIN: 3VWBA81E6V
Sorrry it took so long to post this.. Dave [...] called me with some very helpful tips.. I had to borrow the Audi dealers VAG but it did the trick Dave suggested that those computers , for whatever reason pick up a lot of 'trash' and it may have been the g...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L noise in intake VIN: WVWMA63BWE
Sorry about the late post customer did not have money to repair and took vehicle.I had 3 replies and all said to check the turbo blowoff valve,which is in the intake right near the turbo.It should hold vacuum,it regulates turbo blowoff so this made the most se...
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1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LW5711S
This one is fixed--it was a split in the wastegate hose causing the over boost--don't ask why we didn't see it at first--I couldn't tell you. As for the skipping and dying, that's gone too--we don't know why, but we must have fixed something when we had everyt... Trouble codes: 414, 451, 452, 453, 454, 232.
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