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1998 Audi A4 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUGD28D7W
This car will very intermittantly have a long crank or no start condition after a hot soak, car must be driven at least 30 miles before condition will occur, of course it almost never dose it with any test equipment hooked up (possesed) I did have it do it onc...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire VIN: WAUCB28D9X
Good evening Audi techs.I have this 99 audi which was brought to me with a serious misfire .Scanned for codes and got a P0300,and a P0302.I switched plugs and coils with #1 cylinder and the misfire is still on # 2. checked fuel injector spray and it looks good...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L Dash/ Air Ducts VIN: ABACD3329V
Hello. This 3 Series BMW has a very noticeable squeal/ whistling sound coming from the middle of the dash. It is only noticeable when the car is moving at a speed of 60 km/h and higher. The faster the car moves, the louder and more consistent the noise becomes...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L pump VIN: WBAAM3338Y
We had done oil change and R/R right rear wheel bearing (due to noise)last week. The car came back a few days later with noisy power steering pump. The fluid levels were fine, but dirty. It looks like there are metallic particles in the fluid, but everything e...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cooling fan VIN: WBABM5345Y
Using a lab scope on a cooling fan, what's next, electrically controlled thermostat's?? :) This vehicle has electric radiator fan only. I commanded the fan on with the scan tool (snap-on bmw cartridge)and no movement. This fan assembly has three wires. Battery...
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1996 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L sluggish VIN: 1G4AC52K8T
Hello everyone. I need help fixing my NAPA salesmans car. The car is sluggish under light acceleration, but runs well under heavy throttle. The problem is more noticable in hotter weather. A Motovac salesman was cleaning the fuel injectors and found low fuel ...
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Misfire, false scanner data? VIN: 1G4CW52K4X
we scanned tested system. found code po300 (random misfire). found #2 and #5 cylinders not firing. Cylinders had spark and noid. Then those problems went away. Let sit overnight and restarted in am and vehicle would not start. Scanner read ect at -40 degrees. ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1993 Cadillac Seville 4.6L Excessive Emissions
Problem is constant.While i bring this monster inside garage all staff disperse because of blue smog and full-flavoured gas. No codes, injector's pulses are OK - approx. 2.5 msec. Injectors aren't leaking.I didn't put gas analyzer inside tailpipe because i'm s...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52B8R
I have a 94 Deville with a P041 (No cam sensor signal) code and a Service engine light on. The Diagnostic tree leads me into Voltage between pins D&E Greater than 2.6 volts running (actual is 13.49V.) It says now to check short to voltage CKT 630. How do I kno... Trouble codes: P0041
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L loss of coolant VIN: 1G6KS52Y0V
Original complaint was lossof coolant from overflow. After compression check was good we replace intake & thermostat. We also flushed radiator. this is when we started having the temp gauge shoot up when running 70+mph. It may have been doing before unnoticed....
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T3L
Hello Guys! Got this 92 Lumina towed in no start. Found severely flooded. Checked pressure regulator found ok. Check injector plugs with KOEO found to be firing at all times. (Noid light stays lit) Unpluged ECM light goes out. Replaced ECM twice. No change. An...
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1994 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK33F2R
After the heads were replaced the truck starts and runs ok except on a cold start it runs rough and smokes white until it warms up for several minutes, then it runs ok until it cools off. Scan data is ok including timing offset, unplugging coolant temp. sensor...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2GIFP22PXR
hello friends, have this trouble, after engine warms, idle surges very high, upto 2,000 rpm, if vehicle is in gear it really tries to take off. there are no trouble codes, pcm if commanding i.a.c. high. i have jiggle test harness for poor connections, have che...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Steering Effort VIN: 2GCEK19R7V
Customer Brought In For Intermittant Increase In Steering Effort, Like Its Binding Intermittantly, Replaced Gear Box And Pitman And It Got Better He Said, But Still Not Right, Replace Flow Control Valve With Aftermarket And GM Wtih No Improvement, He Says Its ...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W1X
Hey Guys (&Gals) Gotta pick your collective brains. Above vehicle has sevear hesitation only in drive. When this occurs the reference voltage to the TPS, as well as EGR, Fuel Tank Preshure Sensor etc drops to 1 volt or below. This will only occur in Drive,3,2,... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps voltage low), P1122 (tps voltage low)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L four wheel drive,front end VIN: 1GCHK29111
when driving foward and then stopping ,then proceding to reverse and turning the wheel all left ,while backing up the front end makes a loud click that sounds as if the axles are tring to connect at the solonoid aera.the truck has all high way miles and is use...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S92
Good afternoon. Customer had vehicle towed in with a check engine light on and stalling. Vehicle also has reduced engine power light on. The vehicle doesn't have a MAF but a MAP. The flow chart in All Data is of no help. I am also using my snap on modis with g... Trouble codes: P1514 (MAF air flow out of range)
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Fuel guage reading VIN: 1GTHK24151
Hi All: Have this 2002 Chev. Duramax Diesel P/U with a fuel guage reading that fluctuates rapidly from full to empty sporadically and blinks the low fuel light rapidly. Checked the fuel level reading on the scanner and it also will increase from the base value...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Limp In Mode
Hello Trans techs. I have this chrysler that is setting multiple codes. I am not very familiar with this trans. The codes are p1790, Po715 ,po731,po732,po733,po734. I am suspecting the wire harness in the trans. When I watch data on the scan tool the input sen...
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1989 Dodge Dynasty LE 3.0L fuel come from exhau VIN: 1B3BC5639K
1989 dodgd dynasty came in from another shop with fuel comeing from exhaust pipe. moter was changed by other shop, moter came from 1987 dodge van 3.0l other shop changed top intake [thay say] my shop changed fuel pressure regulater scann for code no codes chan...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L fluid VIN: 2B3HD46TXV
hello fellow techs! this is one of those situations that needs a lot of consideration before any work is performed. my customer inadvertently topped off his master cylinder reservior with power steering fluid by mistake. another shop replaced the two front cal...
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1999 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES42Y8X
hello everyone this neon came in with a code p1491(rad fan control relay circuit) 1: erased code, road test confirms code 2:cycle fans with scanner, fans operate ok 3:ck wiring and connections ok 4:eraced code again run car in shop till fans go on (101 deg cel... Trouble codes: P1491 (rad. fan control relay circiut)
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3B7HC16YOX
This truck run ruff idle just cold. one year before i print all the data from scanner,today the reading is same. thank you all tech.
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L rwabs
I have a problem with this truck. It came in with a flashing ABS light only, the red brake light is off. I got a code 37 rear wheel speed sensor. I checked the resistance and it was 1500 ohms. At the CAB I checked the signal from the rear speed sensor and the ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L converter VIN: 1B7KF23WXY
Hey guys, I'm hoping some of you trans experts may have some advice for me before tearing into my own Dodge Ram 2500 V10 truck. It has an intermittant harsh engagement of the torque converter clutch, most noticeable under load. I tapped into the tcc solenoid c...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L door locks,power mirror,interior lights,trunk rele VIN: 1B3EJ46X71
Hey Guys, Got another problem child here I need your help with. Customer tried installing an after-market radio in this Stratus and knocked a bunch of accessories out doing so. I've checked all of the fusible links and fuses that I can find and all seem to be...
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1988 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKF38G6J
terminal 30 in pcm is outputting 8.3v on nds ckt sending this voltage throughout ignition causing operating problems. Pcm no longer supported by ford. Aftermarket rebuilder has no availability but "tested " our unit and found " no problem". History indicates i...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y9S
hello all, i need your help on this one. this truck came in with an intermittent stall. scanned for codes and came up with 112, 113, and 542. right now i'm worried about the stalling problem first. the fuel pressure was tested at 50 p.s.i. running. i jumpere... Trouble codes: 112 (iat high voltage), 113 (iat low voltage), 542 (fuel pump secondary circuit failure)
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37F9T
this van came in for no power and lots of blue smoke out the tail pipe. I had a bad exhaust pressure sensor that has been replaced. Now it starts fine and will idle in park & in drive. When I leve form a stop it hesitats/stumbles for a short time than run good...
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU35PWZ
code p0420 and p0430 keep coming on for catalytic convertor efficiency below limit in banks 1 and 2. initially, the vehicle came in with a p0300 code for random misfire, and we changed plugs and wires and removed fuel injectors for service. then we started to ... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire, coils shorting out VIN: TFDSX35L2Y
coil number 5 has been replaced 3 times, I can't find any reason why it keeps shorting out, it will last about 1 week before going bad again. hopefully someone has seen this. thanks in advance.
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U9Y
This vehicle has code P1451 which will return right away after clearing codes. Evap drive cycle does not have to run. One thing I tried is clearing the code and leaving my snap on incandesant test light in the circuit. The code would not return with the test l... Trouble codes: P1451 (Evap canister vent solenoid circuit malfunction)
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1995 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JHMEH6266S
This one has been a pain all day. It first came in with a no power and stall complaint. Started up with no power and diagnosed as weak spark. Pulled cap and found bad corrosion on cap and rotor. Replaced distributer with aftermarket reman and cap and rotor. I ...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4FJ38L53
put on youre p.j.s because i have a bedtime story. LETS START FROM THE BEGINING. THIS VEHICLE INITIALLY CAME IN FOR OVERHEATING PROBLEM AND OVERALL INSPECTION. TECH FOUND EXHAUST MANIFLOD CRACKEDAND WATER PUMP LEAKING (MILEAGE 175025).THERMOSTAT WAS ALSO REPLA...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4F419P2S
hi, we have a jeep wrangler that we put a new head gasket on. had a machine shop check valves and seats and replaced seals also surfaced. now back together and wont start, cranks normally, pulled plugs and are soaked, tested iac motor,tps, map sensor and crank...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ48S0W
This jeep came in with code P1495 and after some checks a Tech. reccomended replacement of Leak Detection Pump Solenoid. The Jeep came back with same code about a month later. So I used flow charts from All Data, checking for shorts from PCM to the Pump and al... Trouble codes: P1495 (Leak detection pump solenoid CKT-open/short)
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L a/c control ? VIN: JT8UF11E1N
Hi Techs, This car's A/C system is operative i.e. it will blow cold air if I keep cycling the a/c switch, but the problem is that within a few seconds of turning a/c on, it will begin flashing the a/c button light and the compressor clutch will disengage. Che...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Brake Lights VIN: JT6HF10U4Y
Car came in with brake warning lamp on. Light comes on as soon as the key is on and the brake pedal is depressed. Checked circuits and all circuits checked out. Got a list of the terminals to the sensor. Checked according to instruction, had continuity where I...
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1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air bags VIN: 1LNLM81W7P
good morning, car is dragging the ground in the rear, compressor pumps all the time. cannot get bags to raise at all. raised car and sprayed air bags, lines to compressor and found no leaks. removed line from compressor, it does not feel like its making any p...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL LIGHT NOT ON VIN: 5LMPU28L3W
this truck will act like a misfire but not set the mil light. problem is intermittent.
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Ignition VIN: JM1NA351AM
Replaced cylinder head and now will not start. Vehicle sat 3 months waiting for head. Ran fine, replaced head for oil leak, now won't start. Has fuel, spark, and INJ pulse.
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NA3522L
On startup, cold or hot, once the IAC brings the idle down, the engine will stall. If the gas pedal is depressed enough to allow the engine to run, the engine will surge rhythmically. The gas pedal must be constantly feathered in order for the engine to run (b...
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1992 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD22B1N
we picked this car up on the highway because of a blown head gasket. When we got to the car the customer had already started to disassemble the motor. we brought the car back to the shop and started from where the customer left off. We replaced the head gasket...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L oil overflow VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
Vehicle returned for an oil leak, transmission oil is coming out of dipstick tube when driven. we can start with oil level low (at bottom of dipstick) at idle it will start to rise to half way up stick, on road test it will purge oil out top of tube past the d...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L aux cooling fan VIN: 1070441203
hopefully you guys can help me out. The electric fan will not turn on. I replaced the temp switch no help, I figuer it has a relay that actualy activates the fan. But where is it. The fan has a brown and a black wires. The switch by the t-stat is a single gree...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L front cover VIN: WDBCA24D7L
I am seeking some advice from all you Merecedes techs that have found the solution to this oil leakage problem of the front cover. I have worked on this vehicle since it was new and feel that replacing the front cover seals this frequently means thatI may have...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L timing chain VIN: WDBGA32E6N
Hello everyone, Vehicle came in with the chain jumped. we have replaced valves and the tensioner pulley/ shocks. but I can't find the marks to reinstall the chain. Can someone please fax me at [...] the chain marks so I can get vehicle finshed. Thanks t...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Speedometer VIN: WDBEA34E4R
Need some input from mercedes techs, this car has no speedo or odometer operation, cruise works fine, remove cluster and no speedo cable is present, it has a hookup for a cable and when you spin the insert with a drill the speedo works fine, called mercedes pa...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L evaporator VIN: WDBGA43E9R
The question is for anybody who was trying to fix leaking evaporator with evaporator leak sealer "CryoSeal" I did replace evaporator in other s500 (140 body)and it was a lot of work. In this car I was able to reach 29" vac. and it was holding vacum above 25" ...
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S8W
P0340 returns after reset on the second start up. Simu-Tech shows good signals all the way to the PCM. Both the Crank Sensor & Cam Sensor. Lab Scpoed Both Lines Had Same Results. Paturn is clean Cam Sensor Producing 3.9 volts at idle. Crank Sensor 9.3. Have tr... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor circuit fault)
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2DU55P2X
Vehicle is missing with spark present and good compression . Checked plug and it was wet. This is a new spark plug replaced by the ford dealership. With fuel pressure leaking off I was wondering if injectors sticking is a common problem with these vehicles. We... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire)
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1973 MG midget 1275CC Mechanical
greetings, I have a vehicle that is as old as I, a 1973 MG Midget. Its having a oil leaking problem near the rear of engine. now i have read that there is no rear seal but, a rear main cap. If anyone has a kit or a procedure for the repairing of this MG please...
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1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN8HD16Y9J
Vehicle failed IM emissions. First test was twice the CO and just missed HC. Passed NOX. No codes in the computer. Looked clean on our machine. Replaced air filter and sent it for retest. HC passed, CO just missed. NOX just failed. See results above. CO was ke...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D91
We replaced #3 cylinder coil and ECM with remaned unit. We did not replace the spark plugs which looked fairly new. We have since found out they are the wrong application (for 2.0 engine) and the threads are about 1/4 of an inch shorter than the correct ones. ...
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1953 Other European hillman 1.5L master cylinder
I have replace the cups in the master cylinder and still have a poor brake pedal. I no longer have a leaking master. the kit for the master cylinder came with extra parts and the manual indicates that the parts should be used. does anyone know of a replacement...
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2003 Other European TAXI 2.4L a/c system VIN: SCRCD16N73
it seems that the compressor cycles at too high of a low side pressure. does anyone have any info reguarding the a/c electrical system and/or mechanical components? is there any parts updates or so on that may address this issue?
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L high idle VIN: 1G2NE52E6X
this veh. has a VERY intermittant high idle problem , it only occour after a long drive . while climbing hills around here (approx. 3000ft.) it is fine but when decending hills veh will not slow down , when customer puts it into neutral it races to 3000 rpm. n...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 1G2WP12K51
Good morning folks. This car came in with the ABS light and the Trac Off lights on. When I test drove it, both lights were off, but came on at the first stop. The pedal pulsed under my feet, figured ABS cycling. Checked codes, has (in order) 37 and 40 current,...
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L belts VIN: WPOAA0941E
Car came in on the hook, timing belt broken 5 of 8 valves bent. Pulled the head replaced the valves surfaced the head, installed new oe belts. Replaced the timing belt tensioner. Now I have a belt wine that will not quit. Have readjusted the tension of both be...
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1994 Subaru Impreza 1.8L Misfire VIN: JF1GC8KD3T
This Subaru runs on two cylinders.It fires all four injectors but only two of its four coils. It uses a coil per cylinder and an external ignitor/amplifier. When I first tested this car I decided after thorough testing that the ECU was to blame as I was missin...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Hesitation, Car feels sluggish VIN: WBAHE232RG
checked out all knock sensors. Since the intake manifold had to be removed to get at the suspect sensor, all four units were replaced. the code no longer recurs. Trouble codes: 67 (4 knock sensor Alldata identifies fault from cylinders 7 and 8.).
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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Head Bolt Threads VIN: 4USCJ332XV
Well, we got a split decision on this one. About half the responses said replace the engine, and the other half said Timeserts should repair the threads well enough. The customer took the car to a buddy of his who has a machine shop, and they determined that t...
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1993 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB54L1P
Thanks to all that responded. While scoping cam/crank signals at ECM, problem cleared up, engine light went out, and vehicle ran decent. Apparently we had a bad connection in the ECM plug on the IC terminal. Vehicle did still run with a slight miss, had to rep... Trouble codes: 18 (cam/crank error).
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1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NJ52M6T
Thanks to all who took time to read my cry for help,And the 4 who answered with great advise, I had already looked in the archives looking for an answer but stoped to soon. The drive cycle for the EGR was thare but I never found it until one of those who ans... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, dumping fuel VIN: 1G4HP52K8W
upper intake leaking water at egr ,upper intake was eaten away where egr pipe goes in , pulled lower intake and replaced those gaskets as well . spark plugs looked wet with gas but was water. all the water was setting in the upper intake and none in the lower ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K4W
Hi guys, I would like to thank everyone who sent me a reply. I ended up testing the 'drag' on the maxi-fuse terminals. I found the PCM/VATS terminals had less drag that others, so I backed-out the terminals & 'tweeked' them alittle tighter. I also cleaned the ... Trouble codes: P0107 (MAP sensor low voltage), P0122 (TP sesnor low voltage), P0452 (Fuel tank pressure sensor performance), P1107 (MAP interrmittent low voltage), P1122 (TP sensor interrmittent low voltage), P1635 (5 volt reference line).
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1986 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6DW69Y5G
Please read the responces. Great info on this system. With your inputs, here is what I did. Found air switching valve (not deverter) stuck in manifold possition (should be in cat possition in closed loop). Disconnect hose from converter at switching valve. Lot...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L compressor VIN: 1G6CD13B7N
thanks alot guys. Went back and checked Ac relay and it was staying open. Replaced the relay and all is well. thanks again!
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Stall VIN: 1GNDU06D4P
Thanks to Jeff from Iowa, Richard from Manitoba, Todd from Ohio, Tom from Missouri, Mike from Oregon, Doug from Ohio, Terry from Illinois, Keith from Montana, Rouzbeh from Michigan, Joe from New York, Scott from Wisconsin, Keith from Ontario and Tim from Texas...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L refrigerant loss VIN: 1GNDM19Z1R
great news\the van has been gone a week with no complaits from customer.as i updated before,we replaced the compressor with customer ok and all is well.thank you again to all that responded.
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G1FP22KOS
I want to thank everyone that replied and tried to help with this post. a PCM replacment ended up fixing this car 5 volts reference was being lost controling the map, TPS and EGR All sensors checked out good but the intermitent problem is what kept me from put... Trouble codes: P1635 (5V reference A circuit problem), P0122 (TPS low).
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1996 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1LV15M0T
Thanks for all of the help. We finally found that the wire leading to the rear Crankshaft Sensor was burned thru because the wire was hanging over the exhaust manifold. We replaced the wire and everything is now OK. Again thanks, it is so often something simpl...
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L ecm-b fuse VIN: 1GTHK34F0V
I would once again like to thank the replies that I received, what appears to have been the problem is the harness that is behind the master cyl. that fastens to the firewall and houses 4 wires that go to the lift pump had wiring insulation at that connector t...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W9X
thanks for all the help everyone turns out that even though i had the correct fuel press. i did not check the volume of fuel fuel filter was plugged even though pressure was ok thanks again Mark
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L battery VIN: 2C3HD46J2X
sorry for the delay in relpy. lokks like the problem was the bettery. even though vat 40, midtronics and customer just replaced the battery did find specific gravity bad. also customer stated problem started after battery replacement. thake for everyones help ...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
The problem was not the ECM or Tran Module, but the transmission itself, I would like to thank Randall from Mass. & Steve from S.C., both said it would be something in the transmission or plugged. We found filings all thru fluid. Good news is the transmission ...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L shifting VIN: 2B3HD46R6X
Thanks for the help guys, took all of your advice and checked grounds, sensors, triggers, relays, etc, it turned out to be a defective TCU. According to Chrysler they have been having some issues with the TCU's they have been installing. Anyway we installed an...
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1988 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FABP74F6J
This is one that didn't get fixed. I apologize for taking so long to close this problem. I want to first off Thank everyone for thier respoces to the posted problem. We blocked off the EGR,CHecked powers and grounds and drained the fuel tank-flushed fuel lines... Trouble codes: 35 (EVP sensor out of range).
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP52UXS
I received six replies. One to disconnect the electric connector on transmission and drive to check for a solenoid or torque converter problems. Others where remove battery cables and let computer relearn idle, bad ECT sensor, plugged injectors, low fuel press...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L L/U Control VIN: 2FM7A5147W
Thanks for the responses although in this case, all but one were a little off target. This was an on-off shuttle issue, not a shudder that a flush and fluid change would cure. I did do a movie on my snap on scanner as one tech. had suggested and still did not ...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L v.s.s. VIN: 1FAFP52U2X
Hello Group, I want to thank all who responded on this post! This one was very trying, although I learned 'again' not to overlook the obvious. Along with this post I must apologize for my lack of research. When I stated that I would turn the Passenger whee...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L abs light on
I could not find the self test connector on this ranger. I looked at two others in our fleet and could not find connector on them either. While checking for bad connections I found that someone had kicked the brake pedal switch connecter and it was loose in sw...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L right side interor VIN: 1FAFP53U42
thanks to all who put in there responce to my rodent problem, even tho its not a hi techicnal request your responce let me know that no problem is to complex or simple for your fellow techs to respond to thanks. kent from florida your gidence took me to the so...
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1994 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Front Brakes VIN: 1GKDM15Z5R
Got allot of replies to this one.Most all of them said to check the flex hoses.I had just replaced them.Even with the Flex lines removed from both sides fluid would flow freely from the right side & no flow from the left side.Thought maybe restriction in the s...
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1996 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKEK13R5T
Thanks to all who offered help. The fix was an igniton switch. we put one in and the cust. drove for three weeks and reported back to us that he had no problems.
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1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Stall VIN: 1HGED3550K
Thanks for all the replies guys, you all hit on things that were bad with this car(which we replaced). We found that a few wires in the engine harness under the intake manifold were melted together, not sure what caused them to do it. Again thanks for all your...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Sunroof VIN: JHMCB7662M
Most replies said to check the drain tubes. Thanks to all who replied. I have not been able to get vehicle back. The next step is to drop the headliner to check the tube to drain pan connection. When I get it back I will post my findings. Thanks again. Ken & B...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L intermittant power l VIN: 1HGCB72065
replaced o2 with factory replacement.all is well.thank you to all who responded.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5640W
Thanks to all who replied. I have not been able to get vehicle back. The next step is to check the knock sensor with my lab scope. Most replies were to check knock sensor with a lab scope. One reply was to check the timing and use premium fuel. One reply said ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor).
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L door latch VIN: JNKAY21D2V
thanks to all who replied. we found that gary's reply was the best. we figured out the car before the replies came in though. if you break away the plastic around the door latch using a long screwdriver and a hammer, it exposes the latch release. just push it ...
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: SAJDL184XL
Finally solved the running issues with the XJS. Replaced the main air pipe from air pump to checkvalve, replaced checkvalve. Excess air in exhaust seemed to be confusing the O2 readings for the computer. That solved our problem where it wouldn't run above idle...
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1996 Jaguar XJR 4.0L starter VIN: SAJPX1140T
after checking all powers to body control module, found one missing power input, traced to pulled apart connector by rear seat, most likely got stretched when customer put in fuel pump, and came unhooked after driving, reconnected and all is well car started a...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L steering column VIN: 1J4GL58K02
We unfortunately have not been able to complete our diagnosis on this vehicle. The customer has traded the vehicle and it's no longer available for analysis or correction. Based on the low number of responses, this is not a common problem. One respondent said ...
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1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Anniversary 4.6L air ride
not alot of response to this problem, system seems to be fairly reliable, but difficult to diagnose when not working properly--one response mentioned checking grounds and powers (already done), the others advised examining the height sensors (also already cove...
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1993 Mercury Tracer 1.9L rod bearings VIN: 3MAPM10J4P
Received ten replies on this one. One mentioned another case of repeat bearing failure on a 1.9 with no known cause, and several brought up the possibility of cleaning disc material from head gasket repair causing the bearing wipe-out. Not enough information t...
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1995 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1MELM65L8S
Thanks everybody, The transmission ended up being bad. Thanks again Mike
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1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX06E3V
Many thanks to those replied to my problem vehicle. Given my past expiriences with working with Land Rover, this particular problem with the Olds had simular simptoms of possible sticking valves. What convinced me to stay the course of diagnosis that the probl... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfire).
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L turn signals, heater, parking lamps, rear wiper an VIN: 1P4GP44R7T
Thanks for all who responded. I found a bad power supply from the PDC to the junction block. The wire was green and corroded. Under initial tests it showed enough power to check good. Under a load the power was lost.
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1G2HZ52L4P
Thank you all for your help, what we ended up doing was to pull the engine out and tear it down. The cam bearings were wasted allowing the oil pressure to drop when warm so we installed a crank kit and cam bearings & replaced the cam, blew out everything real ...
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1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L ABS Module VIN: 1GMDX03E4V
I was going on the wrong info on this one. It appears that the Genesis will not pull up codes on this veh. I used my Snap-on MT2500 and retreaved a wheel speed code out of history. NOTE, if you have access to another scanner when diagnosing something that seam...
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