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1988 Acura Integra RS 1.6L No Start VIN: JH4DA3441J
The igniter goes bad every few months,it has a new distributor including a new coil. has any one ever run into a problem like this before?
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ832XV
under load check engine light flashes and stays on. po300 ccode with po305, 306 and 308. notice cut off injector drive on these cylinders. number 5 and 6 cylinder no injector drive. power to injector but for some reason computer does not ground injector on the... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306, P0308
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2G4WB55K9Y
There is a turping, scraping, sound constantly comming from the engine that could be heard from pretty much enywhere. I thought timing chain or components, but no. Had it apart twice and did not find anything. Had the balancer shaft gears desconected (thought ...
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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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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCCS1445V
Good evening Techs, Put a fuel pump assy in for a no start and the fuel gauge reads past full all the time. Was working good according to driver and it is a fleet vehicle and the driver is probally telling the truth.(just my luck)I plugged the old unit back up...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L all gauges VIN: 1GNDM19W8V
Intermittently all gauges (warning lights ok) would not work. Checked power supplys to cluster at time of failure - tested ok. Customer had stated that fuel pump had previously been replaced (shop supposively had problems with installation - no sure of actual ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEC14W9X
Long block was installed in truck and vechicle ran fine after test drive customer picked up vechicle and stated truck did not feel like it had the power as before and said truck seemed hard to start as if motor was in bind then would crank and run after truck ... Trouble codes: 300 (Random Misfire)
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1994 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L Inadequate cooling VIN: 1C4GH54LXR
The evaporator and expansion valve which included pressure cycling switch and electronic thermostatic switch have been replaced with OE parts. The temperature door operation has been verified. The amount of freon in system is precise. Refrigerant identifier sh...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52N1V
Hi IATNer's, my problem came in with a MIL on, poor idle, and occasionally stalling. I had replaced the plugs, and wires last week because of leaking valve covers. It is slow to rev up on a snap throttle, but performs well at cruise. I pulled codes and the p03... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 3C3EL45H2V
This must be my week for problem children. I have two that are making mental. This car cuts out while driving. It is very sporadic with no pattern that I can see. Sometimes it will run for hours without a problem, other times it will cut off several times wi...
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1990 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Left CV Socket VIN: 1B1FK44RXL
Hey Guys: This van makes a clunking noise on deceleration and acceleration, but predominantly occurs on deceleration. Checked all motor mounts and CV joints and they are fine. However, the left (Driver's Side) side CV axle is loose where it enters the transmi...
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1992 Dodge Caravan 3.3L compressor VIN: 2B7FH1136N
For the Dodge boys. Customer complaint that the ac blows warm air. Checked for correct charge and found about 8oz low. Recharged with full amount and compressor kick on but when got down to about 38deg kicked off and didn't come back on. One of the other techs...
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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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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMCU14T6H
we have this bronco 2 in our shop-when you drive the vehicle and you reach operating temp.-the vehicle starts to run rich and while cruising you can smell the catalytic egg smell-the vehicle jerks and surges at cruise-it has very little power-fuel pressure is ...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge, Misfire, No MIL on VIN: 1FMDU34X2P
While idling, engine sounds like popping popcorn thru intake duct intermittently. More in open loop, but still intermittent, closed loop. Idling, MAF .8 DPFE .63 Pulse Width Injectors @ 4.0ms STFT between +8-13 LTFT @ +6 O2 Sweeps between 31 and 800mv All othe...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Drive or reverse VIN: 1FALP62W3S
This T-bird stalls when you put it in drive or occasionally reverse once it's warmed up. It does not have to be driven for this to occur - just warm it up in the bay, drop it in gear and it stalls. Throttle body is clean, IAC is good, fuel trims are all normal...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4046X
vehicle came in with mil on,code po460 stored in history.ran koeo test for codes-none present.scanned pcm &checked fuel level,seems ok.test drove-no codes,problem seems intermitant.?? has anyone seen this problem before? Trouble codes: P0460
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1FAFP13P7X
This is my wifes car.Was working fine one day,the next nothing.Due to lack of an open bay for an extended period of time Iam unable to spend a lot of time on repairs. I have been told that Ford has had problems with the Constant Relay Control Module.I normally...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
Hello everyone. We have a Windstar with a C1185. I traced out power and grounds. OK. It looks like we need a module. An iatn archive post indicated a need to upload and download info. Alldata doesn't indicate that. Alldata does indicate the need for NGS tester...
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L valvetrain VIN: JHMCD5638S
Hello techs i have this accord here that has a very apparent valvetrain noise(ticking) during all conditions more so at higher rpms. we have set the valve several times checked timing belt tension and verified cam timing and ignition timing. found a tsb referi...
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNN2749S
hi guys,this is my own car that i just bought,it wont go through our emissions test and the fuel economy is poor,i changed 3 out of the four 02s as they were original,the other one tests the same as the new ones,my fuel pressure is a little high at 40psi,but e...
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1992 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L vacuum actuated 4 wd shift collar VIN: 2J4FY19P3N
I have a Jeep thats giving me problems. The front drive axle actuator will not stay engaged, it will "pop" out of the locked position when driving above 30mph. When it originally came in it would start popping out and in almost immediately. I found the actuato...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L OD acumulator VIN: 1J4GL58K32
Found this valve body with broken screws that hold the cap for accumulator pistons. Overdrive accumulator piston seals are bad and bracket or cap that holds accumulators in is bent and cracked. I cant find any source for parts on this valve body. Is there any ...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: SALJYR4XVA
Fello Techs, I suspect I have a faulty PCM, however I thought some suggestions on your experience with this problem would be helpful considering the cost. I have verified MAF voltage change and connector integrity into the PCM, the values are posted above. Th... Trouble codes: P1177 (Max Neg. FMFR Correction Fault), P1179 (Max Neg. AMFR Correction Fault)
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L master VIN: 1LNLM91V8S
she brought the vehicle in for an abs lite we scanned it and found rr wheel sensor. she wanted to wait and then 2 weeks later she complained that the vehicle was locking up intermittently. it never did it for us and i believe that there are 2 problems here, on...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L automatic dual zone climate control VIN: 1LNHM87A91
Vehicle will intermittently blow hot air out of the passenger side vents. Refrigerant is full, works properly 95% of the time. Will average 40 Degrees out of the center vents and 45 degrees out of the side vents when working properly. Have found tsb on dccs an...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2MELM74W5V
thanks ahead for any help. this car has a misfire/jerking at cruise throttle(worse at slower speeds)and if accel harder to get above the jerking,it clatters excessively. replaced plugs and wires-no help. cleaned and installed ford air flow sensor-no help. disc...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L ride quality VIN: JA4MT31H61
shaking comes and goes while driving...smooth at times, seems to come on after slight bumps and then go away... please help...has anyone delt with this problem on these monteros?
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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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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HJO1F3N
vehicle has a miss at idle and a stumble off idle at times, certain speeds runs ok part of the time but most of the time it runs like a severe lean condition very erratic.i scanned with a snap on analyzer and came up with code 33 replaced 02 sensor and cleared... Trouble codes: 33 (o2 sensor circuit)
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1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.8L Radiator VIN: 3R47AAR450
This car keeps pushing about 3 inches of coolant into overflow but will not draw it back into radiator.I had the radiator repaired about 3 months ago and all was fine.Thermostat is about the same age and seems to be working fine. We have looked for leaks and c...
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.4L Engine VIN: 1G3WH15X9R
We are having a problem with the engine whining at around 2500 rpm. we've taken the serp belt and timing cover off and we've replaced the timing belt and idler pulleys. we've bench tested the tensioner pulley and it is quiet. We've eliminated the chance of it ...
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1G3NL52T7V
hello all ive been beating my head out on this one car came in stalling when put into gear checked spark fuel pressure no dtcs security light was blinking replaced pass lock and tumbler car now starts and runs in gear but as soon as you hit the throttle it cut...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2NE51N9N
Vehicle shudders, idles rough in mornings, stalls in reverse. Applicable sensors have been checked and/or replaced. This is an intermittant problem.
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE5430P
Car came in as a no start no spark. My tech checked car and wound up replacing ignition module and car started and ran fine. Test drove checks ok. returned car to cust and 3 days later car comes in on a hook and no start and no spark. Check for crank sensor re...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE14N7P
Hello, We need your help once again. We are primarily a foreign car shop, but decided to help out an elderly neighbor. We installed a used engine due to a rod knock it went relatively smooth until we tried to start it. We know have a no start condition with s...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T8T
hello everyone this one has me a little puzzeled this car came in as a no start and customers says she was driving and all of the dash lights came on and stayed on the next time went to start car wouldent start well i started by pulling the codes got code 1601... Trouble codes: 1601 (loss of computer data link), 1629 (theft system problem)
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1999 Saturn SW1 1.9L noise VIN: 1G8ZM8280X
hi guys and gals ,trans came in as carry out from another shop,complaint was no movement forw or rev. found nut loose and not much more so we did the overhaul and installed a new factory valvebody. i quoted customer a price after the dealer told me solenoids w...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R7X
Thanks for your help. This California Emmissions 4Runner is setting code P0172 (rich condition). Scanner shows long term fuel trim at -35%. The exhaust readings shown in the repair history are pre-cat(we removed the precat sensor and put the probe in the O2 se... Trouble codes: P0172 (System Rich Bank 1)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSF29M3X
I think I have a strange problem for a diesel. this Jetta starts good cold but when you get it up to operating temperature does not want to start it will but you have to crank for an extended period of time. If you take the car for a drive turn off the engine,...
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L hydraulic pump VIN: 3VWDB61EXX
hello i have a volks convertable that is inop the pump motor is running but will not pump does anyone know anything that might be helpfull cannot find any daig info on hydraulics for this vehicle
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor operation VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
i have replaced with advice from knowledgable,v w tech,the fan compressor controll module,both ambient temp sensors the pressure switch,recovered evacuated and recharged with exact charge r134 .system apears to be a simple system but now i know that with out s...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor operation VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
i have replaced with advice from knowledgable,v w tech,the fan compressor controll module,both ambient temp sensors the pressure switch,recovered evacuated and recharged with exact charge r134 .system apears to be a simple system but now i know that with out s...
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1980 Volvo 242 DL 2.1L temp gauge VIN: VC24545A12
Greetings all, Please help - have volvo 242dl wagon with inaccurate temp gauge reading - can drive vehicle for apporx . 4 minutes before temp gauge reads almost into the red of gauge - but infared temp gun shows 177 deg. at sensor while this occours . - vehicl...
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1992 Volvo 240 2.3L speedometer and odometer VIN: YV1AS8808N
the speedometer and odometer do not work at all some times and at other times the speedometer seems to stop at 20MPH, sometimes qwickly jumping higher than falling back to 20. as mentioned above the speedometer was suposed to have been replaced twice by anothe...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L alignment VIN: YV1VS255XY
Hello Volvo techs. Have a 2000 Volvo S40 here that came in with a pull to the left. We did an alignment to it but still pulls left. We realigned the car making it pull harder to the right. .3 deg camber to the right and .3 deg caster pulling to the right. Now ...
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1998 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D5W
3 replies, 1 had seen the wastegate flap gone on a similar year/make/model, his didn't have smashed spark plugs, new turbo fixed it. Another alluded to plug damage caused by timing belt/update tensioner issues. T belt feels a little loose to my fingers, but in... Trouble codes: P0118, P0300, P0301, P0304.
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1986 BMW 735i 3.5L Turn Signals VIN: WBAFH8409G
thanks to all who answered, the flasher unit is an electronic type located underneath the lower steering column cover. Two folks suggested i check the hazard switch first, which i did. The problem was cured by a new flasher unit.
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6322V
Well, sorry for the delay but the customer needed the vehicle back. I had good oil pressure to the VANOS unit, which was new and several attempts installing it later customer decided to take it to dealer. Had two other head jobs with same M50 engine and had ab...
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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L ASC Light on VIN: WBACH710XO
Hi everyone, Not much to report on this one unfortunately, I had a few replies mostly reporting faults with a cable connecting to the throttle body. This didnt apply to this case however. The customer took the car away saying he was taking it to the dealer. ...
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6320W
Thanks for all your replies. I went over this engine and was only able to ID a single cam sensor on the front of the passenger side cylinder head. I scoped the sensor at it's connector and couldnt get it to show me anything drastic buy I did notice a spot on s... Trouble codes: 112 (cam sensor ckt).
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L pump VIN: WBAAM3338Y
It's fixed.New power steering pump and reservoir fix the problem.Thank to 5 responses,Maurice from Kansas,William from Penn.,Eric from Calf.,Stephen [...] N.Carolina.Wish you all the very best.
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1991 Buick Skylark 2.5L No Start VIN: 1G4NV54U4M
Hi Guys! First I want to thank everyone for replying! Those of you who suggested to check the power to the EMC were right on the button! We traced the wiring with an ohm meter at first which didn't show us much, continuity was fine on every wire. Then we n...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L 3-1 wot downshift VIN: 1G4HR52KPV
replaced forward roller clutch and reaction drum. had very slight wear marks on roller race in drum. didnt think that would be a problem but it was. life is good again
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1983 Chevrolet C10 Suburban Custom 6.2L engine VIN: 1G8EC16C4D
Lifters were locked up. Took them out and drained them. Reassembled it. Boy it was fun doing the lifters without taking the heads off...NOT! After that the engine ran fair but not really well. Customer drove for two days and seems to be getting better. Thanks ...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC5240X
After all our testing, finally discovered that gm had problems with heads and therefore programmed ecm to kick in fan after extended idle below 5mph no matter what temp engine is, (knew that it kicks out over 38mph on road). Finally found this out on alldata b...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L four wheel drive,front end VIN: 1GCHK29111
This problem seemed to be in the front end ,but was found to be the transfer case ,the fluid from the fractory was pink/burnt,dexron.The recommened fluid is new trac diff. fluid only avable at the dealership.Droped the old and flushed the case at drain hole an...
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1994 Dodge B250 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2B6HB21Y5R
Sorry for the delay in updating. The customer needed the van for the weekend and he didn't bring it back ‘til the following Tuesday. On top of that delay, the van would not act up for me all week and into the next. There is a lot to tell you all, but let me st...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54LXV
I received 6 replies on this one. 5 of them were great. They included checking the power and grounds at the battery,a problem with the ignition switch not returning or having a bad connection. The only lame reply was, you got a loose connection or something ha... Trouble codes: 1698 (No CCD messages from TCM), 1695 (No CCD messages from BCM).
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z0X
Sorry for taking so long. Customer has not yet returned. appreciate all the help. Just to let everyone know, you could feel a miss. 80% of replies were looking towards valve problems. Prices to fix might have scared customer away. One reply from John had the s... Trouble codes: P0305, P0306, P0300.
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L tis vehicle shifts from 4th to second at highway s VIN: 1B4GP44R8Y
I tried adding another ground for the trans solonoids as sugested it made no difference I reluctantly changed the computer, which I hate to do. I'm happy to say since changing the computer the thing has been perfect.I waited to post because I wasn't convinced ...
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1986 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon 5.0L 2-1 & 3-2 shift VIN: 1FTDE14N9B
i bought another valve body and plate and went through it checking spool valves and springs. everything checked like the other valve body, i hook pressure gauges to the line pressure and throttle. the reading and shifts were the same. line pressure around 150....
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L engine VIN: 1FALP6532S
We ended up removing the trans without converter (coudn't turn engine to remove converter). The engine still woudn't budge either way, removed pan, main bearings had turned and seized. Needs engine as caps damaged too. Thanks for replies, but they were things ...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5145T
first, i want to thank all the super techs out there who helped me on this one. field experience is a great tool and i appreciate you guys sharing yours. the majority of replies hit the nail on the head, clogged egr ports with only #4 being open. gave the port... Trouble codes: 0304 (misfire 4 cylinder).
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L MIL Lamp on
Thanks for all your responces ...my service writer had enough confidence in me that he had already ordered a pcm...it came in friday after posting my help request...I installed new pcm and tada no more light...thanks for all your help...it makes me more confid... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155.
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L master cyl VIN: 2FAEP71W8X
We did not get this one fixed - We put front calipers on it,front brakes lines,replaced brake line from master cyl. to anti lock module plus what we already did and it still would get air in the front in 2 weeks. It was a sherriff car and they retired it a few...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1133X
Good evening Techs, I think we can call this one a fix. Let the car go last week and she came by today for a check up and everything was fine. Most said replace all idlers and tensioner. We replaced all idlers in the beginning but not the tensioner. Replaced t...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6630X
hi all thanks for all your help,looked around and found timing belt jumped,had a broker idler pulley,replaced pulley and belt car ran ok Trouble codes: P0340, P1383 (variable cam timing).
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17W5Y
I am going to close this help request without a fix but have some usefull info about using the Mastertech. I posted this for a friend which i did before and will never do again. I feel if someone offers you help you should as soon as possible act on the info t... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Fast Warm Idle VIN: 1HGCB7252L
We've gotten the idle tamed on this thing. My boss subscribes to 'Identifix' and the guy I talked to told me to block off both ports in the throttle body (that anything to do with the idle on this engine has to feed off these two ports), if the engine stays ru...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: IJCMU7440H
thank you everyone for your replies and assistance, upon inspection of the flywheel, armed with the knowledge gleaned from your replies we have found that the flywheel conforms to the discription provided for the 1991, the crank sensor is in the earlier trans,...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Starting
The problem was a faulty door switch for the central locking.Jim at Atlantic British helped me to figure this out.I received at lot of help fast with a few others saying it could have a bad door switch.Thanks guys!The truck has 3 switches in the door. one for ...
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1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L No Start VIN: 01986B2000
Did a scope test of module this morning=bad pattern or rather no pattern. Install another new part, problem solved. New part just flat dead out of the box.
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S8W
Well, the vote is in. The PCM won out. Installed new PCM and programed, BINGO! NO MORE P0340. Thanks for all the replies and help. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor circuit fault).
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1994 Mitsubishi pajero 2800CC light on
I AM AFRAID i had to pull the plug on this one i have tried seven different scan tools and still no comms. as i mentioned i carried out pin testing at ecu back to back with good vehicle and all checked o/k exept for pin 65 and 55 and this is because ecu fails ...
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1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L speedometer and heads-up display VIN: JN1MS34P6M
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE THAT REPLIED. THE VEHICLE WAS FINALLY REPAIRED BY INSTALLING ANOTHER KNOWN GOOD UNIT WHICH I GOT FROM CALIFORNIA. WITH THE PERMISSION OF ANOTHER CUSTOMER I INSTALLED A UNIT FROM A VEHICLE WHICH WE HAD IN THE SHOP FOR FUEL INJECTO...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L valve/lifter VIN: 1G3NL52EXX
ok, thanx to everyone who replied. This was a weird one, it seems that upon reassembly the suspect lifter never bled down and when i started it the valve hit the piston.I replaced the valve and reassembled with the new lifter and all worked fine.
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2004 Other GM ADMIRAL SE 8.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4LP57G73
We knew the rv was under waranty but still wanted to have an idea of what was going on before we took it to Workhorse authorized dealer.They kept it a week and a half and said they replaced the crankshaft sensor and cleared the codes.We have yet to pick it up ...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Coolant transfer pipe VIN: 2P4GP4431V
THANKS to all... the consensus is yes. The coolant transfer pipe has been known to rot. Both on the bottom and also on the weld for the support bracket. Also the pump will get clogged at the weep hole and send coolant out the back at the o-ring. So, it will be...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L forward engagement VIN: 2P4FP2537W
Well, I had 3 replies on this, 2 suggested solenoid noise but I could hear the solenoids as a seperate noise altogether. The noise however was only present while the solenoid was being activated to engage the forward drive gear. With the solenoid pack disconne...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Cuts out, Stall, Trac off light on VIN: 1G2NW52E9X
It happened to be a Ignition Switch. Go Figure.Thanks to all who replied. I had to figure this one out on my own but it was a learning experience.
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1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L tcc VIN: JF1SF6554K
this is the second time i have closed this posting we replaced the clutch packs in diff and all is well hopefully this will close this time and not affect my rating
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1998 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L No Start VIN: 2S3TD21VXW
Thank you to those who tried to help me with this problem. We purchased a used computer from a salvage yard and installed it which fixed all the problems. Apparantly the computer had received a spike to the ignition circuit. It cost me some money but at least ...
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGA31J1X
thanks for all the help. had 21 replies. 90% was air mass meter. air mass meter was only part of the problem also replaced ecu. car ran great. installed old air mass meter with new ecu and car fell on its face. had to replace both. what came first chicken or t... Trouble codes: P1128 (long term trim bank 1), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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