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1996 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Won't comunicate VIN: JH4UA3652T
Vehicle came in for emmsisions test but failed due to MIL lamp on and no comunication with computer. We have had this car in several times before and had no trouble communicating with the computer previously. I pulled codes manually with test conector under pa... Trouble codes: 8 (not listed in alldata for this car but other acuras is a tdc sensor)
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L crank pully bolt VIN: WAUED28D0W
Hello guys, We're in the middle of doing a t-belt, water pump, cam tensioner gaskets, etc on this Audi. The question we have concerns the crankshaft bolt. We need to change the seal and would like to know what kind of problems people have with this. Do we hav...
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1986 BMW 735i 3.5L Turn Signals VIN: WBAFH8409G
This 735i turn signals are completely inop. Turn signal fuse #4 is good and has 12.6 volts with igniton key on. Bulbs all check out ok. Turn signal switch checks ok. I have not been able to locate the flasher unit on this car. My repair information for this mo...
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1990 BMW 750iL 5.0L warning system VIN: WBAGC8312L
Brake bulb failure displayed, no bulbs out, all matching osram from bmw, connections appear good, bulb control unit replaced, Any ideas on what goes bad that would cause false bulb failure notices?
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ63285
this car came in mil lamp on srs lamp on..replaced seat belt receivers took care of srs codes.intake was sucking oil out of motor replaced valve on back of intake resolved that problem.mil lamp was on with code 13 replaced o2 because bank 2 was fixed at .45 vo... Trouble codes: 13 (oxygen sensor bank 1)
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L engine will not crank VIN: WDB5250000
Dear BMW gurus, I have an intermittant problem with this BMW E39.The customer has been complaining of non cranking.He has carried second key in car and this hasn`t helped.He has trying moving gearlever from P to N etc.If he leaves the car or carries on trying ...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no start VIN: 1G4HP52LOR
This vehicle came in for a no start. Starts and runs perfect sometimes and other times starts and runs about one second and then dies. When it dies it looses injector fire. Hooked up otc 4000E scanner, it has code #s 1626 Pass key failure and 1629 Pass key 11 ...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KY529XV
Net Techs, This Cadillac has a traction control problem. Intermittantly, when takeing off from a stop, you can hear the traction control system apply and the drivers information center reads traction control enabled. There areno codes stored for ABS or any ot...
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1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCDC14H4K
This truck is nutting my drives. I mean driving me nuts. This truck will hesitate severly will start pinging, detonating and occasional back fire thru throttle body if you try to push it. If you disconnect the timing connector(black/tan) it runs like thier is ...
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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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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Inner RH CV Joint VIN: 1G1LT53T3M
This car came in a few days ago with a pulled out axle, the RH inner CV joint pulled apart going down the road. They just had it replaced before it went out. So we just figured they had installed the wrong one, so we checked into it and yes there were 2-shafts...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNEL19W0P
This is for my landlord that has a shop in the same building. they replaced the spider assemble 3 times. it will have spark, fuel pressure good 65, actually pegs his gauge when it won't start, but no injector fire. Don't know much about these, there is a 2 pro...
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1994 Chevrolet P30 Motorhom 454CID Hydroboost/ P/S VIN: 1GBKP37NXP
This vehicle has a bad problem with the brakes. Has power steering assist when at idle in park and a whine in p/s pump. When I put vehicle in gear the whine goes away along with the p/s assist and the hydroboost assist. When there is no assist, the brake pedal...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L booster master cyl, unknown VIN: 2G1WX12X65
the owner of this vehicle says the brakes seem to take excessive pressure on the brake pedal to stop. after taking the car for a test drive everything seems normal except when coming to a quick stop you do seem to have to push hard.there are no abs codes and a...
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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L hard start VIN: 1G1BL52P3T
The vehicle is in our county fleet...it acts like the old fuel pump relay failure...cranks a long time and then eventually starts and runs okay...BUT...it has fuel pressure right away...just no spark until you crank it about 15 seconds...then consistently it g...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCCS1446T
truck is fixed, read this but don't reply unless you want. Technician changed head gasket that was leaking down the side of the block. ran fine when it came in. after it was back together, it had a rough idle, no vacuum at idle. thought it was map sensor, trie...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L interior lighting VIN: 1GKGK26J6V
dome lights come on while trk is moving. Have replaced both door jamb switches. can duplicate problem while in the shop by pulling hard on the steering wheel. Have taken down the panel under the steering wheel checking for bare wires, none found. I have also t...
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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L radiator VIN: 2G1WW12M1T
Is there a known porosity with this family of GM 3.1 liter engines where oil is leaching into the coolant system from the block? Note there is no trace of coolant in the oil.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35R1Y
This thing is kicking my @$$. It came in with a P0140 HO2S B1S2 insufficient activity. I scanned data and found that the sensor was reading 450 mV at all times. I ended up replacing the sensor. Code reset after a few road tests. So I hooked it up to the scope ... Trouble codes: P0140 (HO2S B1S2 Insufficient activity)
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Front end VIN: 1GNDT13S02
This truck makes a loud noise when the front end dips. Stabbing the break results in a loud creak noise from what appears to be the left front. Bouncing on the front end seems to duplicate the noise but it does it much more when the truck is in gear and the br...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54ROV
Hello to all fellow techs. Here's the run down. This vehicle just quit running near the shop on the roadway so I helped driver push it in. After some cranking it would barely idle GUAGE READ 10 PSI,wouldn't accelerate at WOT. The next day I install a new fuel... Trouble codes: 1282 (fuel relay control fault)
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Instument cluster VIN: 1C4GP64L7W
Hello! This van came in last week with a start and stall condition, like when the alarm is activated. The cluster was dead and several lights were on, ABS, theft alarm are the ones I remember. There were some communication faults set, no msg from BCM was one o...
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L No Start VIN: KLATF69YD1
Hello All, Special thanks in advance for taking the time to read my post.This Lanos with 1498cc engine type: 15SMS,and body style: TF69Y,PCM has two light blue sockets one with 32 terminals(16+16) and the second socket with 24 terminals(12+12).After an acciden...
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1975 Dodge D300 Custom 7.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: M40CA65289
This RV has a 440 chrysler with a 4bbl holley in it. When driving, it runs fine until it shifts out into 3rd gear and you try to maintain speed or just slighlty accelerate. Then it seems to miss randomly (on 4 cyl's?) until you take the load off, then it smoot...
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1994 Dodge Spirit 2.5L dome lamps VIN: 1B3BA46K0N
car came in for diagnosis cust. thought battery bad.Charged battery & performed load & charging system tests.All ok. Performed parasitic drain test.Drawing 109mA. Pulling fuse #2 (dome lamps)stopped drain.Re-installed fuse & began checking components listed on...
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1999 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L tires VIN: 1B3ES47Y4X
Hello, I have a neon that has a tire type vibration,I have tried balancing the tires,rotating them and tried 2 different sets of tires. I have also tried both axle shafts and have come up with the same vibration,the vibration is between 50-55 MPH .it seems to ...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L cruise control VIN: 1B4HS28N41
hello crew I am just baffled about this, cruise light is on the dash ECM sees it on as I drive and SET the cruise abouve 35mph I hit and the system shuts down, the truck is like you hit the brake for a split sec, cruise light is off. Turn it back on and repeat...
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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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1991 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDA31X6M
this car has been a head ache. the check engine light is on during idle and when you accelerate it goes off. code 22 is present (map/bp sensor out of self test range). the map/bp sensor is within specifications. there are no vacuum leaks. wires from the comput... Trouble codes: 22 (map/bp sensor out of self test range)
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDKF38C5P
i have a 1993 f-350 7.3 diesel that wont start when hot. i have replased the injection pump the temp sending unit and the glow plug controler.it starts fine when cold. it also runs great. please help.
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37G0S
This one acts like a TP sensor when first accel after completing a turn but it only does this on first drive in the morning or after it has set for several hours. When it does cut out it blows black smoke for a second. We had the MOTIS hooked up and were watch... Trouble codes: 332 (EGR Valve Not opening.)
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF14NXS
Hey Ford techs. I have a puzzler here. Truck will run fine for 2 or 3 test drives. Then loses power & won't go over 30 mph. Heading back to shop, it straightens out & won't act up for another 2 or 3 test drives. Fuel press & volume good. checked from both tank... Trouble codes: 172 (fuel control), 173 (fuel control)
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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FALP47V9T
hello, looking for some help on this cobra. vehicle runs ok cold, but when gets up to operating temperature it missfires severely under load. i have replaced ignition wires with genuine ford with little or no change. i have checked fuel pressure while conditio...
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L MIL Lamp on
This truck came in with the check engine light on it had a three o2 codes for the heater circuit and a lean code i checked each o2 for activity the bank 2 sen 1 o2 was dead the heater on the other 2 o2's were both drawing over and amp a piece recommended to re... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FALP13P2V
car shifts in all gears when useing manual shift lever except wont go into overdrive or 4th gear. but when starting out with shift lever in drive seems like it starts out in 3rd gear. Have not had time to do any diagnostics on this car. We have alldata system ...
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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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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E4W
Hi All We have this Ford Explorer which runs well until the temp gauge reads high (into the red) the idle then climbs up to 1250rpm, the MIL lamp switches on and 2 codes are set. The car has never overheated and we checked the rad and block with an infra red ... Trouble codes: 171 (Bank 1 mixture lean), 174 (Bank 2 mixture lean)
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L driveshaft? VIN: 1FMRU18W5W
hi guys we have a 98 expedition here with what we believed to be a driveline vibration.it seems to to it most noticeable under light acceleration 45 to 60 mph.it had a cv style rear driveshaft wich we had rebuilt and made no difference .we even went as far t...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L parking brake light VIN: 1FMYU70E21
Any Ford folks seen this? Parking brake light will turn on for less then 1sec intermittenly while driving. It occurs more often when flooring it or braking hard. It acts as if drastic inertia changes cause it to come on for less the 1sec. However, it will come...
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L serpentine belt VIN: 1GKDT13W5V
Hi everyone. We have a very stubborn GMC Jimmy 4x4 that has had the serpentine belt replaced 3 times. Every time after about a week, the belt gets very noisy and squeaks mostly when the a/c is turned on. All accessory bearings are good, no play, and we were wo...
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1986 Honda Civic CRX Si 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMAF5331G
Where does injection pulse come from? Car will start and run a sec. after it has been sitting for a day, but will not start again till after you let it sit for another full day. But then it will not always start and pop either. Have traced wires down and can n...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7653M
I installed a beeper in no.2 fuse holder and noticed right away, with the ignition on, it was going off. This particular fuse feeds quite a few things. In Mitchell Figure four, it shows all the circuits, but those are not all of them. Under fused and circuit b...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM2RG40920
This Honda will have lack of power, backfire through intake,surge on accel. This only happens during warm up at about 3-5 minutes into the drive & it happens on every drive cycle. Will not occur again until cool down & another drive cycle is started. No codes,...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on, code1457 VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
HI replaced vent shut valve cleared code returned to customer.Code 1457 reset along with po420.Memory history shows code set at 68 mph.Redone same tests all passed before we replace the two-way valve and the by-pass sol. valve requested in the tsb thought we w... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap system detected), P00, 420 (cat effinency low bank one)
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L ignition spark, injector
find that everything in relatively normal order,should work but has no injector pulse and no pulse for coils (all) immobilizer has at least four pertinent wires (two blue for sending immobilizer enable signal, pink to activate dash light, red to detect immobil...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L brake pedal VIN: JACDJ58X3X
the noise and feeling are not like a normal pulsation, you actually hear and feel in in the seat of your pants. never heard or felt this in a vehicle before, could use some help in determining where problem may lie
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L burns oil VIN: 4S2CM58W5X
We posted this vehicle once before for engine clatter. We were able to fix that problem by setting cam preload. Thanx for the replies. Now the customer states it uses 3 qts. oil in between oil changes. This engine originally lost a rod because of oil loss, we ...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Engine VIN: 1J4FJB854T
HELP! Engine will not restart when hot, wait short time all OK & engine starts. On odd ocassions engine will cut out on overrun with load behind (horse box) and also coming to idle at junctions. Fuel pressure seems OK. Trouble is difficult to duplicate but whe...
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7238W
Hello, i hope someone can help me on this one... when you first start this vehicle hot or cold it has a terrible hesitation it sounds like its out of gas if you open the throttle the engine barely runs and let go of throttle it returns to idle and idles fine. ... Trouble codes: 101 (mass air flow volume)
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1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Bearing
Hey everyone, this one is making me loose my hair. :) This is my own car. A few weeks ago, My trans cooler line broke. While waiting for the lines, I replaced my radius arm bushings with the harder "Hot Rod" polyurithane bushings. Since then, I get a very no...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Starting
Hey guys ,I have a 4.0 Range that is killing me.It will not start and the dash says press button.The key fob is dead.I have an Autologic,but the Becm is showing that the market is French and won`t allow me to change anything.I`m told by Autologic that the unit...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L traction control VIN: JT6GF10V2X
This vehicle has been in on 2 prior visits for code p0171, and intermittent "Trac Off" light coming on. We tested and found somewhat slow response from o2 sensors, (specifically front) and replaced them, code returned the next day. We cleaned MAF per sugesstio...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Brake pedal VIN: 1LNHM84W92
The brakes work great the car stops perfect no pullin at all. The problem comes after you stop and are setting at a stop the pedal difts to the floor or if you let the car set runnig then jump in and take off the pedal needs to be pumped up to stop.Sounded lik...
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1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L No Start VIN: 01986B2000
Neighbors Mazda wants to confound me. No spark. Fix wires from dizzy to coil, good for a few days, then total spark failure. Standard test showed bad module. Replaced module and pickup coil. Coil test good for resistance. No spark at all. I am a Euro special...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Cuts out VIN: JM2VF1233N
Driveing down the road the engine cuts out at half thottle under load , the engine seems to run out of fuel.Fuel preasure tested ok at 35 to 45 psi . Disconecting the mass air flow sensor seems to cure the problem and actually cause the o2 to read rich. The po...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L 4 matic lamp on VIN: WD8ED30E0P
this vehicle is owned by one of the township officials. he states that after a short trip to a local home improvement to purchase some mulch and plants he noticed on the return trip home the 4 matic lamp came on and is still on to this day. i checked the basic...
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1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L #3 shift solonoid VIN: 1MELMM50U2
Shift solonoids test ok, harnesses test ok, condition occurs while transmission warm, works fine when cold in OD and D. Symptom seems to be indicative of #3 solenoid stuck on. Symptom exibited occurs while vehicle in Overdrive and transmission is warm. When...
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L rabs light on VIN: 4M2ZU86P9Y
I am trying to find the conector for the rabs to check for codes, fround lots of information on 4 wheel abs, but very little on rear abs have ford information on cd , but no help. snapon scanner is some help ,but I am geting older and hard to see under dash. ...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant LS 2.0L Engine Noise VIN: JA3CR56V4M
Hello Mitsubishi mechanics -- This is my wifes car and I purchased it new and has been mantained (often to the point of overkill).Oil changes 2000 - 3000 miles etc - I seem to noticed a noise at base idle (warm and hot, -- when cold the idle is kicked up a...
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1986 Nissan 200SX XE 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1PS26S8G
I am new at this so please bear with me. This car has dual plug 4 cylinder. I have scope tested both ignition systems and other than the plugs fouling no other problems found with ignition system. Fuel injector scope pattern looks good. Checked ECM for codes a...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUGD28D7W
The Car goes away and everyone is happy! The fix was a good old purge of the intake tract with Delco X66P (STRONG STUFF) Purging has always been one of my first choices for runability problems on BMWs, but now I'm going to put Audi on that list too. Much thank...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: WAUDC68D11
Thanks to all who attempted to help with this. As it turns out when you replace the steering angle sensor on an audi equipped with ESP, it removes the coding from the abs control unit. Jay [...] hit the nail on the head with the exact information I needed to ...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L loss of coolant VIN: 1G6KS52Y0V
Thanks to all who have hepled. What had me confused was the 185-200 psi compression. WHAT A BLOWN HEADGASKET) WAY DUDE) when i did cylinder leakage test, coolant was forced back out of the surge (overflow ) jug. I sent it on to engine shop. I dont even want to...
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1984 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GBGP32M4E
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Everyone was right about it being the STEERING SHAFT U-JOINTS STUCK. I took the shaft out and shot some grease into the zerks and worked the joint back and forth till they were free. I took the hydroboost off in anticipation of...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WN54TL1
Thanks for all the great resonses -13in all. Bruce [...] hit it right on the head with a blown fuse for the front 3 injectors. the fuse also powered the egr valve. what confused us was that the injectors had power and a ground while the car was running, and ...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Backfire VIN: 1GCEK19K5R
The majority of replies received indicated the distributor pick-up rotor (magnetic) that has a history of cracking, others said to check timing, coil, fuel sys (filter, pump, press), scope sec. ignition system. If I had a scope I would probably have found it s...
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCHC33JOT
Hello everyone, I would like to thank everyone who responded to my nightmare. This truck has a single fuel tank on the side so there is no anti-slosh module, check all the grounds=good and tight, look at wiring diagrams followed the loom all the way to the fir...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L cruise control VIN: 1Y1SK54881
Thanks for the replies, tried to clear the cruise control unit by jumping tc to e1, KOEO, pull the switch to cancel, push main switch on 5 times in 3 seconds. Did not work. Tried using a scan tool, this did not work. We ended up replacing the control unit ...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Temp Gauge, Tachometer, Speedometer and Odometer VIN: 2B3HD46T9T
After verifing the wiring, connections, and grounds; we replaced the body computer with a new one and the instruments started to work. One clue the owner gave us was that the charging system was repaired after producing 18 volts. Perhaps the higher than normal...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMHE31G7N
I've been doing this for about 35 years and this a first for me. It seems that sticking fuel pressure regulators are a commomn problem. I would like to thank Rusty [...], RWR1103, and Raymond [...].... 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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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Reverse lights VIN: 1FMDU34XXT
Sorry for the confusion, again this is not a 96 it's a 92. It does not have an adjustable switch it has a switch that looks like a sending unit on the top of the pan rail. I had to put a false VIN in to open the request because it would not let me open one wit...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1721X
HI thankes for your help! the problem was in the rear o2 and trans wireing harnes. the wires ware grounding out on the egr tube. truck ran great after repair with new ecm. put old ecm back in and would miss. check injectors and they would come and go on lab sc... Trouble codes: P0141 (dn str h02s b1 heater ckt malf), P0161 (dn str h02s b2 heater ckt malf), P0755 (ss2 solenoid ckt failure), P1747 (short or failure in epc solenoid ckt), P0750 (ss1 solenoid ckt failure).
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L push rod VIN: 2FMZA514XB
Customer was informed of the posts recieved and decided to hold off on a repair at this time. It seemed that the noise was coming from the booster assembly as opposed to the master cylinder. Both repairs were considered too costly to fix a noise that is not a ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15XXY
sorry for the delay customer never returned for futher testing. i would like to clarify that it was the inside insulator that would always crack and cause the misfire. i do believe that the cylinder was going lean and raising the temp. to the point that it dam... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L rear shoes VIN: 1FTRE14231
sorry i don't have the fix at this time. we got some new ideals from everybody. most already tried. i have alot of trucks out there. just have to wait and see if any of them work. thanks again.
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L a/c control ? VIN: JT8UF11E1N
Many Thanks to James, Charles, Amir and Dave. I checked the speed sensor on the compressor and resistance seemed fine so I took a look at the connection and it was zip-tied together. There was actually part of an old connector (female) on the male connector an...
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1992 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L Electronic VIN: JM1BG2264N
i had kind of been down this same path before with this car.last time in we put a used transmission in it, this time we opted for the dealer rebuild unit.it seems these units are pretty much well junk once they start screwing up. thanks for the input!!
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L timing chain VIN: WDBGA32E6N
Thank you to Pete [...] and Fairhair for outstanding descriptions and pictures of how everything goes. Belt when back on and car started beautifully. TL
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L intake trac VIN: WDBJF82JX1
Thanks for the responses, It turned out that the noise was from the steering shaft bellows was 'off' out of position. Once it was reset no more noise...
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L crankshaft
As I thought, Ford does have a bulletin on this issue. Thank you very much,Nick [...],Senior Master Technician,Findlay Ford Lincoln Mercury,Findlay, OH. I also got a few letters saying that I was throwing the last tech under the bus, so to speak. That I shou...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: POWPO35870
The problem was the fuel pump control relay was defective. Removed and replaced the fuel pump control relay. I want to send a special 'Thank you' to Stanley [...] because he provided me exactly with the help I need to solve the problem. I think he is a gr... Trouble codes: N0NE.
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HJ01P5M
The repair was (1) replace oxygen sensor with a genuine Nissan unit (It intermittently shorted, found this by unplugging and driving, which was much improved when unplugged)[Thank you Mike [...]] and (2) Replacing the DEFECTIVE re-manfactured CARD... Trouble codes: 12 (Air Meter Open or shorted).
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L instrument panel VIN: 1GMDX03E6Y
Most people suggested the ignition switch or dash module. I knew it wasn't the ignition switch by the codes and weird way it was acting. So we ordered a reman dash from the dealer and installed it. It worked for 3 days then acted up again. I had already lost m...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L injector pulse VIN: 1G2NW52E91
Rec'd a few replies. Thank you ! The first from [...] was short and to the point; unplug the MAP sensor. Bingo ! Unplugged cam and 24x crank sensors to see if it would start, to satisfy my curiosity, vehicle will start. MAP sensor had serious short, causing...
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WPOZZZ92ZJ
We had some suggestions as follows, Check for Vacuum leaks - ok, Fuel pressure regulators go, (we replaced it last year), Check Main grounds ( all found ok), Swap coils and check TDC (since it has two coils). We quoted customer for the coil swap idea, plus the...
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2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L remote locking VIN: WPOCA298X2
the head they were refering to was the key chip. had to go to the dealer for a new key head and reprogram. no other information was offered except the key head is a common failure item. thanks for all responses
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1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1BJ6322L
its fixed... first of all thanks to todd [...] who nailed this one. the problem that was causing the check engine light to be on with code 49 was the incorrect air flow meter. the ecu uses a pin on the afm that tells it what type is in stalled. 1990-1994 ... Trouble codes: 49 (air flow sensor).
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Overheats VIN: JF2BJ65C54
The customer wants to sell vehicle if other major work is involved, we removed thermostat and added two bottles of Subaru's cooling system sealer and temp stays at 1/3rd and cooling system level has not gone down after 2 weeks. I believe there is an obscure cr...
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1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Radio VIN: JT3GN86R5V
I got some good suggestions but, have been unable to get a correct wire code for this unit. Rodney in Hawaii sent me the following link :. I spent the $10.00 for one day access, printed the wiring diagrams for the radios listed but, ...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L cruise control VIN: 1Y1SK54881
Thanks for the replies. Tried jumping tc and e1, KOEO, pulled switch to cancel, turned main switch on and off 5 times in 3 seconds, did not work. Tried using a scan tool and this did not work. We ended up installing a new cruise control, control unit. This too...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L Accessories VIN: 3VWRJ01H7T
most everyone was right, the switch on the filter housing closes to ground the curcuit and when the engine is above 2200rpm it requires this gound signal or it sets off the warning alarm, replaced the switch and all is good, thanks
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C6Y
The combination valve has a one way valve in it. (should not allow flow in either direction with no vacuum applied. should only allow flow in one direction with vacuum applied). The old one was allowing flow in both directions with vacuum applied. Also we beli... Trouble codes: P0411 (secondary air system flow problem), P1196 (bank onesensor one heater element circuit).
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L All Power Windows VIN: 3VWSE27MOY
Hello, And Thanks to all 11 of the men who responded. Thank you. The first thing to say is that ... When one sees the TV commercial where the silly willy boy is all thrilled at seeing all his windows and sunroof open at the push of a button ... One can not h...
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1998 Volvo C70 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1NC56C6X
Thanks for all your help,I fogot to mention checking for induction leaks (this car did not have the vacuum hose by the themostat). A new MAF sensor cured the fault.I also reset adaptions This has been very helpful. Good luck and happy diagnosis to you all. And... Trouble codes: 261A (long-term mixture reg.lower partial throttle at stop).
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L rear brakes VIN: YV1LS5574W
Thanks to all who replied! Almost all of you have recommended the same repair which is to install a shim kit on the rear pads P/N 272272 (as per TSB# 5-51-803) to stop the vibration. I will make this repair in the following week and i feel confident of the rep...
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