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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG84D2V
Thanks in advance for your input. This car has reoccuring misfire codes on cylinders 5,7 and 8. The MIL will come on only during acceleration on a long high speed drive. Plugs and coils have been swapped to no effect. Injector resistance is 16.3 to 16.1 on all... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0307, P0308
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L abs warning light VIN: WAUBA24B9X
ABS light stays on and brake light blinks at times - when this is happening I cannot communicate with the ABS module it seems in the AM when it is cooler I can communicate and the the lights are not on.When I can log into the ABS module I get a code 01203 - El...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Central Locking VIN: WAUZZZ8DZY
Hi Group, Wonder if anyone can help with this Audi Central locking problem. It doesnt work at all, Pulled code 1367 (no description) Fuses are OK Thanks in advance.
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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L 3-4 shift, code 100 VIN: WBAHE637RG
Hi All. As we all know, BMW has a "Code of Silence" when it comes to testing Information for computer codes, and we have very limited access to tests through our ShopKey 5 for this car. The car came to us from the "Auto Auction" with a slipping trans and no R...
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1997 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSCD9324V
The check engine light is on. I have tested the gas cap and the purge valve. I think these faults are related but I'm really not sure what to do next. I have inspected the lines and connections. I have checked the Throttle sensor for a nice sweeping adjustment... Trouble codes: 11 (PO451 Fuel tank pressure sensor out of range), 12 (Throttle position sensor rationality check)
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L control head VIN: WBAGJ8323V
This car has the climate system shutting down, the system turns off and the display goes away which we have not experienced on road tests. The codes set are 45 (aux water pump) and 145 which I need defined and 119 also needs to be defined. Can anyone (Steve?) ...
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1992 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4EZ13L1N
Hello fellow techs, I am posting this for a co-worker.This Riviera will run great,Ac works good. After about 5 minutes of operation it will stall if the ac is turned OFF at idle.All grounds have been ck'd,batt connections cleaned and tightened. a new ecm and I...
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G4CW52LXR
The blower motor is running at all times with the key out of the ignition. I cannot find any electrical diagrams on the blower control module or relay location
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KS52Y8V
This vehicle has me in great need of someone's help. This vehicle is doing the strangest thing. It does not do it all the time but is pretty consistant. When you first pull away from a stop, in forward or reverse, the ABS pump comes on and it feels as if the b...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L etc VIN: 1G6ET129XW
help please driving car normal speed 20-50 traction control comes on for about 5 seconds,pump running front brakes drag then quits.no codes checked speed sensors ok.has had updated harness from cadallac.i'm new to iatn.
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1984 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GBGP32M4E
When turning the steering wheel at any time; about every 90 degrees of rotation the assist will cut out and then in again. I changed the pump but no difference. The only other two things left are the hydroboost or the gearbox but which one? Thanks for your hel...
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1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: IGCDC14H9J
The fellow that mows my yard brought his pick up truck over with a real bad hesitation from a dead stop. His buddy and himself changed the engine. It came from a 84 chev car so they had to change the intake. Actually looks like a pretty good job. I checked for...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WT14X7M
This car stalls when the ac. is turned on and it is completely warmed up. At 230 degrees the fan motor comes on and if it is at idle it stalls. Put a new battery in it thinking more amps to cover the load and still stalls. Only one time I tested the battery an...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19R9V
This truck has a p1406 code for auxilary emissions malfunction and I have not been able to find any good diagnostic help for this code. Just hoping that someone else has encountered this and can point me in the right direction. The truck runs fine but the SES ... Trouble codes: P1406 (auxilary emissions malfunction)
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GBHG31C4W
Hey fello techs, this vehicle will suddenly lose power, but usually not stall. No back fire. No codes. Fuel pressure is fine when having an "event". Cylinders 3 & 7 show a misfire, but then both clear up and will run fine. Just tuned up with filters & all igni...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Surge VIN: 2G1WL52M1X
car surges under light to medium throttle and will set po336 on every test drive.have not seen code set while in shop.have normal waveform from 24x at ecm and 3x.have 8 times freq. from 24x as from 3x.during snapshot engine rpm is at 1600-1700 rpm when code tr... Trouble codes: P0336
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55KXY
Hello all, I have a 2000 Chevy Impala with a police package. The engine is turning over very slow with a new starter and all of the plugs pulled. In fact, we can smell the new starter burning up trying to turn the engine. We even tried another starter. Bad ca... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 Heater CRT Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0141 (O2 Heater CRT Bank 1 Sensor 2)
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L rear axle/hub seal VIN: 1GCHG35R9Y
Hi group, This chev 3500 van has been a thorn in our sides for too long now. So, we decided to go to the best brain-trust we know, you guys! Over the last 1 1/2 years we have replaced the leaking rear axle/hub seals in this unit. Counting this time, makes thr...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13W8Y
This Blazer only gets about 350 km per full tank of fuel.The complaint is that this is excessive.A FULL tune-up including plugs,wires,cap,rotor,fuel filter,in-tank fuel additive,pcv valve, as well as a oil change and Moto-Vac.This fuel injection system is beyo...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L cruise control VIN: 1Y1SK54881
Cruise control does not set. When you turn on the master switch (on the steering column stalk) the cruise light falshes that there is a problem. Checked for codes by jumping the connector under the hood and it flashes a code 32, steering column switches. Wen...
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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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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire
Hello Guys: I have had this truck at the shop now for a while and just wont go away. It has a misfire at the number 2 cylider only. Engine compresion is good,same as the rest. When placing it under ignition scope, it shows lack of fuel,like a faulty injector. ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, lacks power warm VIN: 1B7MF3363X
Diesel guys, I need help please. My diesel ability is limited. Turn key on and code P0236 goes into pending code status. After about five miles, the truck starts loosing power and code P0234 sets. I removed the wastegate diaphragm and found it works off pressu... Trouble codes: P0234, P0216, P0236
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X1X
Customer stated vehicle dies and restarts. Check engine light and cruise light come on. There are no codes present. Was able to duplicate lights coming on with Genisys scanner hooked to vehicle and no codes were set. Any ideas?
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L shut down VIN: 1B3EJ46X2Y
The customers concern on this vehicle, was that it would keep running after you turned it off. we found that after you turned key off the car continued to run for 3 to 4 sec. then shut off. you still have spark and fuel pressure for that short period of time. ...
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1984 Ford Mustang LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FABP2734E
Car came in as a no start. Had been to multpile shops for repairs but problem still persists. I replaced the plugs and got it to fired up. The engine runs very rich, black smoke from exhaust. I did notice when I checked timing that it stays fixed at 10 degrees...
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1986 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FMCU14T9G
hey guys i have this truck here it has very little fuel pressure it holds from 10,l.b.s. to 15.lbs i replace,s the outer fule pump and still no pressure i but the scanner to work the fuel pump and it comes on when comand i check the fuel pump relay and replace...
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1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L maybe transmission VIN: 1FMDA21X1R
This van came in with a peculiar problem that may have something to do with the transmission. We are not a trans repair shop but we do adjustments. This van if you drive it normal it will shift properly and all is good. If you are going about 30 to 50 mph ( 50...
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L self leveling suspension VIN: 1FMDU34E0V
the rhf and rhr shockers were replaced with genuine replacements but came with instructions stating that these were to replace the electric dampning shockers and could be fitted as individuals or pairs with out compromising the vehicle systems.they have no dam...
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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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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5145T
oh i hate this van! customer brought in van just after purchasing it and complained of a miss and backfiring. ran scan with snap-on scanner and found imrc #2 problem. checked further and found mil light had been sabotaged with a screwdriver...no problem... i r... Trouble codes: 0304 (misfire 4 cylinder)
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FM2A5144W
Hello, everybody!! I have this Windstar always set same code. Another shop replaced Bank2 sensor1 two month ago for DTC#0174. It came in here for same code about a month ago, I replaced Air flow Sensor(BARO was out of spec), and IMRC Vacuum Actuator bank2 ( Le... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank2 Lean)
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTZR15X8X
Thanks in advance. This truck came in with blowing from defost vents (default) With the ac on it blows cold from the defrost vents only. If you switch it to vent you can get hot and cold air out of the defrost by switching the temp. control. It will aso switch...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP3434Y
I need your help on this one. Timing belt was changed as a maintenance item. Plugs and wires replaced with OE due to age. Front O2 sensor replaced due to lazy signal. This engine idles down and fluctuates, worse when in park. It drives great. Timing was re-che...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L pressure plate VIN: 1FT2X1727Y
Hi Ford guys. Need a little help. Have this 2wd manual tranny in for customer requested clutch. Found slave cyl leaking and contaminated fluid. Have Ford master, line and slave to install. Customer want's LUK clutch set(not my choice), but question is what is ...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24221
When vehicle was originally brought in, vehicle had a horrible miss-fire. After replacing cam and crank sensors and also performing complete tune-up, vehicle began driving fine. Only a few days later, vehicle has returned with a miss-fire related problem (not ... Trouble codes: P1408 (EGR Excessive Flow)
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L shift control VIN: 1HGCB767PA
Vehicle came in with D4 light blinking and no converter lockup, worked ok otherwise. Codes were present for mainshaft and countershaft speed sensors. Found open in countershaft speed sensor wiring. After repairing wires, the following symptoms are present: -Ca...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35VOX
hi guys, the light came on about a week after we replaced the sensor, had the car returnrd the next day with code p0154 set. we checked the 0-2 we put in and found it to working. we rechecked our all-data system and found a bulletin for this problem. it is bul... Trouble codes: P0154 (front 0-2 circuit inactive bank 2)
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L antitheft system VIN: JNKBY3100V
car came sercurity light check all fuses and wiring car will seem to disable theftb system from door but sercurity light will stay on injectors will pulse 1 time then stop. i have no remote to vehicle...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L door check straps
i need help with keeping these door straps quiet. i have tried to put a teflon lube on them but they they still moan when the door is opened.in fact it got worse after i put that paticular lube on, so i sprayed with brake cleaner to get off and im back to the ...
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1992 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Compressor VIN: SALHV1249N
after replacement of leaking compressor customer complained abour noise under dash this noise seemed to be coming from comp. however we replace with another factory unit and still the same noise. We also replace expansion valve still making noise this noise is...
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1978 Lincoln Continental 6.6L Automatic head lights VIN: 9Y89S61669
I have this Lincoln here that I am trying to find a wiring diagram for the auto headlight system or some help with diagnosing it. I have no high beams, low beams work fine. I believe the problem is in the auto light system. Any help would be greatly appreciate...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L air ride control VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
Hello Techs, Looking for some one that may have did a coil spring conversion on a 95 continental. Customer requested if possible do away with the air bags and install coil springs. Parts house has been no help. This car has front and rear air bags. Thanks for ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Stumble @ start? VIN: WDBEA92E9S
Code #17 keeps returning, customer drives for about 2-3 weeks, about 600+ miles the light comes on. Once came on right after starting when it had been sitting for 2 weeks, another time it came on after driving about 200 miles, then stopping and restarting. Th... Trouble codes: #17, #5
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Stall VIN: 2100201212
Well boys my time has finally come. This diesel will intermittently shut off. After very lomg cranking it will eventually start up and drive perfect for a week than with out reason shut off. No DTC's with Star Diag. Shut off valve was leaking externally replac...
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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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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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1993 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4EB31C8P
We are presently working on this emissions failure and it is failing badly for co. If you hook up the vantage to the o2 sensor it will stay full rich (1v) until you back off the gas a little. It has no fuel control on modest acceleration up to any speed such a...
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1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Surge, poor speed quality VIN: JN1HJ01F0R
at any speed but mostly between 20 to 30 miles/hr you will feel like if you are playing with the accelerator. Like if you were in a “wave". Fuel pressure stays normal between 35 to 45 psi, tps signal ok (close .35 and it varies fine all the way to open), maf s...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4BU31D2T
original complant hard start. replaced plugs, wires, cap, rotor, fuel & air filter. could not duplicate problem. customer complanded several occations of same problem. the other day towed car in no start, no fuel pressure. replaced fuel pump and strainer. car ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D4X
Due to rodent damage, I am in need of the following and the boss has no luck except a complete wire harness as a solution. (2) injector connectors/pigtails. (1) Ignition coil connector/pigtail. 3.0 V6 VQ30 I am looking for a source for these parts. Prefer n...
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1985 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G3CW6938F
Hello Everyone, This vehicle came in today with a complaint of running rough and erratic idle. It feels as if one or two cylinders are missing. Upon scoping it I noticed cylinders 1, 2, and 6 have no spark line(on primary or secondary waveform). Also these sa...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L valve/lifter VIN: 1G3NL52EXX
Okay everyone, This car came in with a check engine light for a misfire and was running good when it got here.Upon inspection of the spark plugs I found coolant on the number 6 plug.We installed new head gaskets.After the motor was back together it had a skip ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L injector pulse VIN: 1G2NW52E91
Hello, hello ! This one was dropped off as a no start.Have good spark , fuel pressure (53 KOEO),but no injector pulse. Tested 7x resistance,not bad, but borderline, replaced it. Checked all fuel injectors resistance.All within spec. Disconnected MAF sensor. I ...
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1988 Porsche 944 Turbo 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WP0AA295XJ
Customer concern is that intermittently the car will start idling at 2000 rpm. I did a quick check on the tps and found nothing. Any Ideas?
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Turbo Charger VIN: WPOAC2997V
Greeting fellow techs. This vehicle arrived unrepaired from another facility. I have verified complaint that engine smokes heavily on start-up(almost non stop for 30 minutes or more) following hard driving, then sitting over night. I have performed no tests ye...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L trans & ECM light on VIN: YS3DD58N9X
We have rechecked for any damaged wiring or ground problems and found nothing,also havn't located any resistance problem in the wiring.What are the odds that 2 transmissions and 2 computers could have the same problems? Has anyone seen this before?
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1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G8ZK5578P
Hello Tech's The complaint is the car stalls coming to a light and speedo jump to 135 when stopped Also the odometer moves too. Any help in this matter is greatly appreciated. Thank You for your prompt attention. Thomas [...] Huntington Chrysler /JEEP Trouble codes: 26 (quad driver module QDM), 48 (info flag ref pulse error), 75 (air temp unstable), 52 (batt volts out of range), 27 (info flag Quad driver module fault)
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W8P
I have a code 26, ignition and fuel system are working well. This truck runs real rough at idle and cust says loses power up hills. target a/f volts goes to between o and 1 volt if rpm is raised, seems to be compensating for rich mixture. Did resistance readin... Trouble codes: 26 (rich exhaust)
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 4T1GK12WXR
This one has even the local Toyota guru fustrated. This car cam in on the hook. It would crank and die. Found bad cam sensor, checked resistance, found open circuit. Replaced sensor. Now vehicle will crank, and idle, but it idles rough, and will not rev up pas... Trouble codes: 340 (Camshaft position sensor)
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1989 Acura Legend L 2.7L No Start VIN: JH4KA4650K
Thanks to everyone for all the ideas. Nick [...] nailed it with his tip to check the frequency of the crank sensor. I am not sure what specs on the sensor are and the signal didn't appear to drop out but apparently was not strong enough to consistently trigg...
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L Valve train VIN: WBAHC2313L
Hello, First off I would like to thank all of the expert replies. Turned out to be worn rocker shaft bushings and flat spots on the adjusters. After replacing these parts and checking the other reply suggestions we now have another satisfied customer and shop ...
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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L SRS Light VIN: WBAHE6324R
Thank you to all who replied. I jumped the two termninals together and was able to access a code. Unfortunately there was no code definition in Mitchell OnDemand and the vehicle was taken to a BMW dealership. Thanks again for all your help, Jerry [...]
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3337X
This car is fixed.The main reason I opened the help request was to make sure I was not getting caught in a trap.I was worried that maybe the timing chain was loose and I was going to waste a lot of diagnostic time unecessasarily.I just compared the exhaust ohm... Trouble codes: P1379 (camshaft position sensorB circuit Bank 1).
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1988 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54C5J
Thank You for all your help went round and round on tps voltage cont to climb, tryed all replys finally used a dealership tps instead of aftermarket and problem was resolved has not been back in weeks. remembered seeing this before with some one online and the... Trouble codes: 21 (high tps voltage), 22 (low tps voltage).
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1987 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.1L Speedometer VIN: 1G6CB518XH
Hi Thanks to all who responded. We sent dash back in and got back, still is inoperative for the first min. of operation. We then, again monitored vss signal and signal to dash with lab scope. we found the amplitude of the signal changed after 60 seconds, It go...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L i/p hvac VIN: IGNEK62N03
as previously mentioned i thought this wasnt a power supply problem...not,after some further testing i was able to isolate this condition to an intermittant open within the under hood fuse block,,,radio fuse. temporarly wired in a fuse to radio keep alive circ...
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1970 Chevrolet camaro ss 350CID need tune up
most of you said 30 for dwell adj.tune has been done after that without problems,thanks!
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1991 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 3.1L daytime running lights VIN: 1G1JC11T9M
WE checked all wires for a green connection and no luck, vehicle doesnt have a relay in this system. The only thing we can add to this is that the daytime running lights didnt pulsate when vehicle was not running. Customer took car before we could continue wor...
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1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L kills fuel pumps VIN: 1G1FP23E2N
Sorry for slow reply. Thanks for all input and help.I forgot to emphasize the car never quit running, but not restart after turning it off.Following all suggestions,the several techs that suggested tank contamination or damage,seem to be on the mark.Dropped ta...
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1998 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGG25R2W
Sorry for the delayed closing. Thanx to all who replied, It ended up having a bad fuel pump module.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W1X
Thanks to all who took the time to reply, and esp Greg [...]!!! This was one for the books. The harness running down the back of the bell housing had rubbed through on the dip stick mount. This caused all kinds of havoc with the reference voltage. Vehicle rep... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps voltage low), P1122 (tps voltage low).
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S92
The MAP sensor was bad even though the voltage was within the range given by All Data. Special thanks to Jason [...] who let me call him. He found a bulitin that described my problem and said he thought it was a MAP problem. I put a MAP on and the thing run... Trouble codes: P1514 (MAF air flow out of range).
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1988 Chrysler Fifth Avenue 5.2L Stall VIN: 1C3BF66P5J
We received 13 replies indicating or suggesting the problem was fuel related. As mentioned in the original help post we listed -- many parts were offered to this beast starting with the fuel. However, we remained optimistic rechecking the basics and all sugges...
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1976 Dodge B300 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: F44CF8V706
Thank all of you for your input. The Running compression was 65 lbs on all cylinders and when there was a load on the engine the number one cylinder would come alive. We started taking the engine appart and examining everything and when we got to the camshaft ...
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1999 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES42Y8X
thanks for the replies. after following allen's suggestion we wresled with the wiring and concluded it was a bad connection on the pcm side.you think we would learn with the climate we have here that corrosion is a primary factor for problems. thanks for your ... Trouble codes: P1491 (rad. fan control relay circiut).
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1968 Ford Mustang 289CID Dash lights,interior lights VIN: 8R03C10245
I got ten responses including the wiring diagram thanks to Greg(istbscout),serc engines,john [...] couple of guys said to check the rheostat on the headlight switch and is okay(new one) I will be pulling the dash out because it had been removed before for rest...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTDX1722V
thanks to all for your responces on this truck it was the harmonic balancer out of 12 responces 5 of you told me to check the balancer and you where right thanks again lenny L & Lauto Trouble codes: 1507 (idle air control under speed error).
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Surge, High Idle VIN: 1FMRU18W5W
We never did find out what the engineering effect of a high CHT reading would do for, or to the programming of this vehicle. We had four great responses that made sense and could have been applied in this instance, but as you all know, we hoped that the sugges...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP56S5Y
just want to say thanks for the help the fix was a small leak at the throttle body gasket i replaced the gasket and no other problems the short term fuel trim after i replaced the gasket was around 12%-16% remember it would go to 34% after it was at idle for a... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L high idle VIN: 1FAFP40481
Thanks for all the help. The problem turned out to be the tps. Even though it was within specs it would register 'part throttle' on scan data. I replaced with a new Ford part and 'part throttle' went away, the tps voltage stayed at 1.01v. This makes me think t...
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1995 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JHMEH6266S
Well, again, I could kick myself for being blind to the ever so clear. I did some calling and found some leftover NEW Honda distributers at a local bone yard. And as soon as I put it in, it ran perfect. After further inspection with these reman's. I found that...
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L airbag VIN: JT8GK13T5S
ok here goes, srs 22 is a low battery voltage condition. i was able to get that info from my snap-on tech rep. info was in snap on shop key but not in alldata. also my scanner would not clear the code due to a software problem with import modis software. the o...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Brake Lights VIN: JT6HF10U4Y
Had several resplies, most saying samething; 'go with OEM bulbs'. Sure enough the customer had replaced the high mount light with an aftermarket bulb (12watts) and it requires an 18 watt bulb. Ordered 18 watt bulb from dealer and problem is fixed. It was an ex...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL LIGHT NOT ON VIN: 5LMPU28L3W
the coolant hose over the rear 2 cylinders on the passenger side of engine leaked in the plug holes and caused the misfire. replaced the plugs and coil boots
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1994 Mazda B2300 2.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4F4CR12A8R
Fix was the secondary coil pack had 2 plug wires crossed, set the right firing order and all is slick!
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1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start, No Spark VIN: 1YVGE22C5T
Thanks Miles, Larry, Don, and Mark: After deciphering how this distributor works and finding out that the transistor is visible if you remove the shield I finally found the problem. Miles advised me that the signal looked like their wasn't any load on it. Th...
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1995 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1MELM65L5S
Thank you everyone for your input in this matter. We ended up replacing the water pump, which did in fact have broken fins on the pump. Thanks again!
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L blowing baterry main fuse VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
thank you for your help it was a bad altornator can you belive that a bad altornator from a autoparts store replace it with dealer and problem over god bless you
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1996 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11S5T
thanks to everyone, found out that there was indeed an open recall on this truck for this code. customer went to dealer to get it taken care of. thanks gary. I believe the recall involves installing a water seperator in evap system, which had not been done yet... Trouble codes: P1447 (insufficent flow purge malfunction).
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2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Idle Fluctuates VIN: 3N1C351D22
The customer declined to fix the car. I looked on the TSB based on what fellow iatn member Ted [...] & Gary. I spoke to the customer and they said that they were just going to bring it to the dealer because it was still under warranty for the ECM. The cust...
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1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G3HN53L9P
found the part in question at a dealer in pa. put the fuel slosh module in and all works fine at this time.
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L temp gauge VIN: 1G3WH52M1S
TSB 33-81-18 covers this condition and fix (thanks, Steve). It involves replacement of the CTS with a combination cts and gauge sender (2 wire to a 3 wire) and a jumper harness to connect it to the gauge sender wiring harness connector. The existing gauge send...
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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Hard Start VIN: 1G3NL55DXS
Well All, I'd like to say it's fixed, but the customer just dropped the car off today. Got 4 replies one said possible head gasket, one which I thought could be quite relevant was to check the oil pressure as Bill from Arkansas suggested. Eric, Kurt, and Scott...
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1988 Other European Modial Cab. 3.2L electric rear windows VIN: XFFXC26A5J
Replaced switches and adjusted window tracks along with lube of motors and regulators.
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L MIL Lamp on, fuel smell VIN: 1P3EJ46C4V
Sorry to respond to some of your suggestions so late. The customer has not yet returned vehicle after DTC's have been cleared. We wanted to clear DTC's and then see what individual codes returned, if any. Trouble codes: P0442.
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1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCB2965M
Thanks to all replies, 3 of you pointed me in the right direction.I was looking for something difficult, and there it was staring me in the face,There was no miss due to the twin plug ignition, but #5 lower wire had a bad end.Replaced the end and all is well. ... Trouble codes: 34 (Hall sensor).
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BJ63C8M
Fixed finally. All of the ECU grounds come off of a couple of eyelets at the intake manifold and then split off into many individual wires going through pin connectors. One of those wires to the ECU had a poor connection at one of the pin connectors, with an i...
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1995 Toyota Paseo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2EL45U3S
Retested sensor with new knowledge that this particular sensor only produces frequency in a given range. Sensor tested okay. Ran a new sheilded wire for testing purposes from sensor to ECU and still set code 52. We have concluded that it is an internal ECU pro... Trouble codes: 52 (Knock Sensor circuit open or shorted).
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1990 Volkswagen Corrado G60 1.8L speedometer VIN: WVWDB4502L
Well the odometer quit again, probably fell apart inside again, so I give up. I'm going to buy a new speedo-odo and be done with it. Two helpful replies came in: one indicates there's a calibration marking where the needle should point when the return spring i...
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