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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L ABS diagnostics VIN: JH4DB8592S
I have this vehicle that I would to check for ABS codes but I don,t have the proper tool listed in the shop manual.The vehicle has a multiple wire diagnostic connector that you connect to so that you can access the codes. Without the tool what wires have to be...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L bearings VIN: WAUED68D5W
To all valued techs ,I am working on the gearbox of this 98 Audi A4 2.8 .When it came in it had a grinding noise as you released the clutch and started moveing only in first gear ,as you changed to second the grind went away, it was so bad that I decided not t...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L won't shift into 4th VIN: WBAHD6326S
BMW experianced colleagues, perhaps you can assist me. This 525i has a GM trans. that no longer shifts into 4th. Code 30 and 100 are present. According to the live data I obtained from our Retriever, the kickdown switch functions. Other data I cannot interpret...
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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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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L temp control VIN: WBAFA53511
ac not cold. the passenger side started first now the drivers side setting the automatic air temp down to 60 just is not cold enough setting it to 90 warms up but not hot enough. I clamped off the water supplt to both sides an it now runs cold. I am thinking t...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Reverse VIN: WBAGH83461
Hi there, B.M.W. 740 IL, in reverse appears to slip and shudders, no leak evident. system is sealed so fluid condition is unknown. no codes retreived with B.M.W. cartridge in Snap On Scanner. hoping somebody may know of similar conditions-no similar condition...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L blower VIN: 1G4GD221XS
hello everyone i need help custumer came in with blower motor on with igntion turn off and key out blower motor still blowing only way shut blower off is to pull fuse from fuse box that is under rear seat the 2 fuse that say blower motor in fuse box under dash...
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G4WS52J52
Customer says that one time only, transmission stuck in reverse, no matter where the shift selector was, except in park. While this happening, the TRAC OFF light was lit. After a while of trying to get the car to go forward, the TRAC OFF light went out and the...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L lifters VIN: 1G6KD52B3S
Hello Caddy techs Customer is in my area from vegas. Customer said oil light came on at idle.But above idle no Light.Just for The heck Of it I looked in valve cover thru the oil Cap just To see If oil was pumping to the top and there was nothing.The engine d...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L abs module VIN: 1G6KF5791Y
hello group i have a 2000 caddy that came in with a code c1214, system relay or coil ckt open and code 1248 ebcm turned on red brake warning lamp. i replaced the ebcm due to the relay being integral with the unit. i have access to limited diagnostic info for t...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNEL19W6P
Vehicle seems to idle fine and engine runs good, the only problem is when in acceleration above 45 mph, engine boggs down. We have attempted several differant options to no winning. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L theft system VIN: 1G1JC1241T
Vehicle was towed in, starts and dies. evidence of someone tinkering with wiring under dash and ignition wiring- cut, taped soldered, etc. Vehicle starts and dies within a couple of seconds, sounds good during that short time. Retrieved one code- PO1601-commun...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEC13R8V
hey friends, a fellow was towed in to our shop from out of town, no start situation, no fuel pressure, checked out to be a bad fuel pump. was told by owner it was just replaced recently. pulled down tank, replaced pump with factory part, the hard plastic lines...
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L oil filter gasket blown off from oil pressure VIN: 1GNDX03E9X
i have a chevy venture van that was towed in last week because it wouldnt move when put in gear. i replaced the transmission. customer picked up the vehicle yesterday. customer brought vehicle back today because the engine started knocking. found the oil filte...
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2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Won't run Monitors VIN: 1GCGC24R4Y
I have 10 of these trucks that need to passs California state smog inspection and are failing. They will not pass the OBD II rediness test showing 4 monitors not run. The unrun monitors are Fuel System, Componets check, O2 heater and O2 sensor. All ten trucks ...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Idles Too High VIN: 3G1JF12T81
Hello fellow techs! This vehicle came in the shop a couple of weeks ago with a high idle. According to the SnapOn scanner, desired idle when hot is 900. Instead it likes to idle at about 1300-1400. The crazy thing is that the IAC counts remain at 40-50. If I g...
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1989 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L A/C Mode Door VIN: 1C3BC6636K
Thanks for your time. We checked the Archives and found two fixes for the broken door but, none for our problem. This New Yorker had a broken Mode Door a little over a year ago. We replaced the Mode Door and the Vacuum Actuator. This is Automatic Temperature C...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Starting VIN: 1C4GP64L6W
Hi all. This van has an intermittent no start. Vehicle will start and shut right down. We are unable to keep it running. After a couple attempts starter will stop engaging. While this is going on the instrument cluster is dead. No gauges, odometer or prndl. Al...
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GH54R4P
the customer complaint is hesitating or cutting out. the problem is intermittent, but does happen somewhat regularly. the gauges all drop to zero when the vehicle cuts out.we were able to record a movie (using a snap on scanner) when the vehicle cut out. the d...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23X7P
Posting this for another tech so some details might be lost in translation but here goes! Came in on a hook. No start. Sprayed a little carb cleaner down the hole and away it goes. Checked for voltage (test light) at the fuel pump connector. Voltage. Ground g...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start, no comunication VIN: 1B3ED56FOR
vehicle died while driveing.on arival vehicle started.put scaner on and no stored code were found all appeared normal and comunicated fine.just like someone turned the key off the vehicle shut off and all comunication was lost.(crank no start)i ran a full diag...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3P3ES47C3T
Car came in for a stalling problem, had multiple codes in the system, DTC [...], 1390, 1391, 351, 352 on the OBDII side and code 11 on the OEM side, Replaced o2 Sensor and PCM, cleared codes and test drove, DTC 1390 1391 351 352 and 11 are returning, ...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP4539T
The car starts and runs fine when dead cold. It stalls out predictably within two minutes. Then it will restart after about 30 seconds. It continues to stall often restarting and immediately stalling. Apparently it will run all day in the shop in neutral witho... Trouble codes: 320 (No voltage crank sensor)
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L speedometer VIN: 1B7HC16Y6W
The speedometer quit working on this one. Right before it quit the speedo would drop to 0 then after driving for a while it would return and work correctly. This lead me to think it is a loose connection but I have not found any. The speed sensor goes from the...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
We had this 2000 3.0L Caravan towed in for a no start. No, or very low fuel pressure. After some quick checks, I banged on the tank, and it sprung to life. Shut it off, and it would not re-start, without banging on the tank again. Current ramping the pump supp... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean), P0300 (random misfire)
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1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1YGF23R663
Motorhome has complaint of failed emission test and lousy mileage, smells rich with some black tailpipe and evidence of slight fuel smoke, makes wattery eyes...We checked/ replaced parts listed...no codes ever...fuel regulator has no fuel present at vacuum hos...
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L compressor VIN: 1FDKF37M1N
remember this an ambulance with the rear unit. front will not cool if rear unit is operating. low side 40-50psi high 300-340. last replaced h-block and drier&flushed. two months later compresser locked up replaced compressor orfice accumalator & flushed system...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, LOSS OF AC VIN: 2FMDA5141S
ce light comes on at cruise. misfire codes always set, sometimes cam sen. code. at the exact same time cel comes on, ac cuts off. scanner shows the wot relay in the integrated control module is cutting off. if you turn key off back on,ac works until cel comes ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0302, P0306
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L p1000 sys.test incpt VIN: 2FMDA5146T
we can't get the p1000 code system test incomplete to go away we drove the car for awhile the customer has driven it and it wont go away does anybody know the best way to make the code go away thanks chuck Trouble codes: P1000
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y2T
Hello group, Need some help with this F-150. As you can see in the repair history this truck has an intermittent code PO304 that won't go away. Today I drove the truck[ran good], removed #4 plug again and it was burning clean. I rechecked fuel pressure, checke... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15YOT
Ford gurus, This truck will quit in traffic and then will re-start shortly there after. Hot or cold it doesn't matter. It won't do it all the time. This truck belongs to my wifes' construction company and the fleet maintenance department can't figure this one... Trouble codes: P1351, P1359
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L P/S Pump VIN: 1FTDX1760V
Hello Ford guys! I have a 97 F-150 that is on its 3rd power steering pump in a year! First time came in, no pressure, replaced P/S Pump, one month later no pressure again, replaced pump, box, lines. That lasted 6 months, came back again, no pressure. Replaced ...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Ignition VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
Very intermitent no start from passive anti theft system. Code are u 1147 (faulty SCP link/ incorrect PCM) and b 2139 (SPC not configured/ PCM ID does not match). Cannot reproduce in shop. This does have a Python remote start that won't start the truck due to ...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP6631X
no scan data, fuel, ign fire
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L tires VIN: 1FTNF21L5Y
I have a customer with F250 with oe tires 235/85R16 and would like to go to 265/75R16, will any changes need to be made in programing to make this switch Thanks!
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1424Y
the van stalls and runs rough. Two codes bank1 lean, bank2 lean. ho2s are staying low 0-25
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L34
hi group has code listed no definition on this code, watched data on scan tool all data appears normal, vehicle has been modified exhaust system, lift kit etc, would like to find out what this code pertains too so i can isolate the issue, could even be a false... Trouble codes: P2197
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMPU17L74
Please help me help my sister!! 5 month old expedition with 3309 miles has stalled twice while driving (about 45 mph) with "crank-no-start" condition about a month apart. It happened to be raining both times and, by the time it was towed, it ran fine. No codes...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L abs VIN: 1GKEK13R1X
Hi and thanks for checking this one out! Our customer complaint is abs activates under light braking always below 10mph. Monitoring wheel speed sensors with snap-on scanner shows good readings. We used the movie function and the abs goes active with equivilant...
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L side mirror VIN: 1GKEK63UX1
Good Morning all: 2001 Denali, Drivers side rearveiw mirror. All images have a Double Image almost ghost like. Vehicle has an Electronic Chromatic Glass option. I need to know if any G.M. Tech has seen this issue and what is G.M.'s (or their's) Rememdy. Thank ...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: JHMCB7658L
This car loses power after extended freeway driving. It begins as a light bucking and progresses into severe bogging. As soon as the check engine light comes on it clears up and runs fine. Customer took it to the dealer twice .They replaced the O2 sensor both ... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel system)
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Final drive splines VIN: JHMCD5533R
Hi Honda techs; Hope someone can shed some light on this. A month ago we replaced the right side axle with a reman unit. The vehicle came in on a hook yesterday with the axle partially pushed out of the transmission. We removed the axle to inspect and it appe...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L timing belt VIN: 1HGEM21982
Hi Guys, Customer complained of "knocking" noise from front of engine. I determined something was hitting the plastic timing cover. I removed the timing belt covers and found the front part of the timing belt to be "chewed" up. The noise was caused by a piece ...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L compressor VIN: 2HGES15562
Hi All, I have a problem with my wifes Civic. No compressor clutch opperation. AC was working fine two days ago, she tells me this morning that she has no AC. My preliminary checks: AC relay bypassed and compressor will run. AC pressure cutout switch has cont...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L engine VIN: JNKNG01D4R
This vehicle was just purchased by a customer so there is no history on it. He asked us to find an oil leak and after a thorough cleaning we found the front crankshaft seal to be leaking and replaced it. whenever the engine is running there is a low level "thu...
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1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L parking light VIN: JACCH58E5K
parking light circuit problem. 1) pull light switch on - # 1 fuse in fuse box blows. 2) switch is good. 3) no burnt wires or connectors found. 4) parking lights work when switch is bypassed and parking light wire is given 12 volts. 5) dash lights work when swi...
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L master cylinder VIN: SAJNW4842L
We had this XJS come in half apart from another shop for rear rotors & pads. The shop also said the calipers were bad. We found them to be fine. However after reassembly we found the problm is that there is no brake pressure to the rear coming from the master ...
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1992 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L loss of pedal VIN: 1LCNM92E8N
Ford techs, I need your experience. The complaint and was confirmed, is that there is a loss of pedal when braking inttermentaly. Feels like if the system had a brake booster and it was in/op. This happens very infrequently but enough for the customer to want ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L abs module VIN: 1LNHM86S1Y
The ABS and Traction control warning light are both on. Hard code 1145 RIGHT FRONT WHEEL SPEED SENSOR CIRCUIT FAULT. I learned that the module sends 11 volts to the sensor, and if the resistance in the sensor is to low the voltage will get pulled down. The old...
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 450sl 4.5L No Start VIN: 1074412004
Thanks in advance. Customer complains of intermittant hard/no-start after car is hot. I will crank but not start. He states he can get started by playing with the gas pedal. It sounds like fuel problem with giving it gas (fuel injected) making it able to start...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SE 5.0L Left Rear Brake VIN: WDB1260441
This is a Euro (gray) Model '86 500SE. Intermittently the left rear brake assembly overheats. Customer states generaly happens on long trips.(100+ miles) Testing with heat paint and a temp gun the surface temp diff. on the rotors is about 170 degrees F between...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Converter VIN: WDBGA33G6V
Gents, This car blew front seal due to overheating, spun bushing at oil pump. Can't find parts or rather it looks like is cheaper to replace complete unit, than to repair. Any suggestions on where to purchase reman unit, other than dealer? Please advice Thanks
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBDHA24G5X
The car looses power and will not take throttle at 2000 - 3500 rpms - It acts like a bad throttle position sensor on a domestic car. We have replaced plugs / oxygen sensor / mass air flow sensor / coil pack #3-#4 cylinders. After doing so the car ran great for... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0170 (fuel trim bank 1)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Engine VIN: WDB2201751
Hi Techs, i have this S 500 W220 2001 model that entered in a flooded area and the engine went off and refused to start, it seems to be hooked, what is the best solution to release it, it is a new car only 12,000 km. Your help will be appreciated please. Best ...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Noise VIN: LMEFM74WXY
This 4.6 liter engine has a low pitch droning sound on accelaration and criuse. It sounds like it is coming from the intake manifold area. all the air induction tubes, mass air flow sensor and air filter box look good and tight. I once saw a 3.8 that had the i...
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1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Under Rear Seats VIN: 45PE12FH56
This is my wife's truck and is in great shape. The floor under the rear seat's is rusting out quite a bit. The dealer has a whole panel to sell me ($500) and the body shop that I go to says that is to much and he would rather try his own repair. Every salvage ...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16S7T
Vehicle originally came in for smog code p0446 evap solenoid was present, solenoid was seized from environment replaced solenoid and completed $3,000.00 in tsb's including pcm as solenoid had power but no ground during functional test through snap on scanner, ... Trouble codes: P0440, P0443, P0446
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D0T
NOTE EMISSIONS DATA ARE FROM 15/50 AND 25/20 SMOG TEST. failing california 15/50 smog emissions for nox. found limited movent egr transducer only allow 1" hg to egr. cleaned egr and back pressure ports.changed transducer new oem 5" to valve. found that with ex... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor mal), P0505 (idle control)
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31DXV
Car intermitantly will die when idling, or will not start. Losing spark and fuel, code po340 in memory, replaced dist. test drove ok. Came back 2 days later, same code, same results. Losing 1 degree signal during crank when vehicle acting up, replaced distribu... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Phase Fault)
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1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3NL1535R
When taking off from stop when first started cold, this car will accel for maybe 60 feet (6-8 seconds) and then loose power and if you keep foot in it, it will die. Once car is past this stage it runs fine until it sits again. We have monitored fuel pressure d...
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1997 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSCD9324V
Thanks for the responses. I have road tested and let this car go...owner is going to try and secure prior service history and I will continue diagnosis at that point. Im not sure what this fault codes means still. No apparant performance issues and not really ... Trouble codes: 11 (PO451 Fuel tank pressure sensor out of range), 12 (Throttle position sensor rationality check).
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L gas flap lock VIN: WBADN6349X
Thanks for the information that the system has to relearn that it has been repaired. We know this happens with the brake pad sensors but we did not think it would happen on the gas flap lock as there was no warning lights on. Thanks again for the information...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cooling fan VIN: WBABM5345Y
Sorry for the delay, New fan assembly fixed it. The new fan is an updated part that has the controller seperated from the motor. Far better design from the looks of it. Thanks for help.
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L prolonged crank VIN: 1G4CW54C4K
We have updated the prom chip in the computer and replaced the idle air control valve - the plunger / spring was broken - this seemed to solve the problem Thanks for all your help - Brad
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no start VIN: 1G4HP52LOR
Well guys it's finally fixed. Thanks to all your help it wasn't that hard. I recieved 12 replies to my help request, most of you thought that the lock cylinder wires were the problem {not what was wrong with this one}. However between steve from Cal., Scott fr...
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1988 Chevrolet V30 Silverado 6.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCHV33JXJ
To add to the still unresolved problem, now when its hot ,shut it down anh will not turn over, dash lights go out its a no power situation, there are a couple of lights in the dash that glow dimly,ala a dead short some where but we cant seem to find it
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2GIFP22PXR
the trouble was the distributor, after removing the assembly you could spin the shaft and hear bearing noises, and it was very rough and bumpy when rotating the shaft, the new oe distributor was very smooth when rotating the shaft by hand, installed the new un...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L volt meter VIN: 1GCCS1449T
Thanks to all who replied. Why does it seem the easiest fixes are the hardest to find. When the the engine rev's or or torqued it wiggeled the light sensor connector. I add a couple of inches of wire and replaced the end. Presto!
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, THEFT SYSTEM VIN: 3G1JF52T4W
thanks for taking a look at this on, here goes. turns out the sun shines on every dogs butt atleast once. it was circuit 480 pcm power, it was repaired once befor. someone used the gm butt conectors, but they used an uninsulated terminal crimper. it was just g... Trouble codes: P1629 (theft enabled), Z21 (loss of uart from pcm to ipc).
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L door locks VIN: 1G1ND52J52
Thanks to Carl [...]
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L compressor VIN: 1C3EJ56H3S
just got back to this one, a new PCM solved it..thanks to all who replied
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52N1V
well I had 6 replies and 4 of them were on them money. The egr valve was leaking internally allowing exhaust gases to flow all the time. It was causing the low MAP reading (and low engine vac). I confirmed the valve failure before removing by watching IAT vers... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H6X
The customer was trading the car in so I did not get to fix it. I did notice that there were signs of fuel leaking from the sending unit, pump area. I'm thinking that this leak occurs when the tank is filled. That's probably where the evap leak is coming from ... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap medium leak).
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1975 Dodge D300 Custom 7.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: M40CA65289
Thanks guys! All had great suggestions. Some thought timing chain because of the 'low' vacuum but we are at 5500ft so that is not so low as it sounds. Others thought I still had carb problems. The most interesting and one I hope I remember, is a leaking egr bl...
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1990 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Left CV Socket VIN: 1B1FK44RXL
Thanks Guys: I fixed this van thanks to your help creating one very happy cutomer and mechanic. There were severall problems and you guys nailed them all. The left carrier bearing was badly worn as was the splines and bore that hold the axle. The roll pin that...
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, no restart warm VIN: 1B7MC3363W
We installed an injection pump, then dealt with fuel leaks from the lines that we disturbed installing the pump, and now it seems all is cured. Thanks to Chris from Oklahoma, John from Idaho,Brig from Arizona; and, especially, Nathan from Utah, and Mark from T... Trouble codes: 1698 (no comm. ecm to fuelpump control modual), 1693 (code set in companion modual).
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L door locks,power mirror,interior lights,trunk rele VIN: 1B3EJ46X71
Hey guys, I was able to fix this vehicle the next morning after I had posted. I failed to check one of the fuses in the interior relay box. I believe it was fuse # 5. This particular fuse was encased in a black housing in such a way that it was not easily ac...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H9R
Bob from Arizona hit it right on the head=o2 sensor harness shorted to power;caused by corrosion from the battery harness!i must admit i omitted some info that could have been useful.this vehicle does'nt have a mass air sensor.also vss was normal during proble... Trouble codes: 173 (o2 sensor rich).
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FASP14J2S
Thanks for all the help. I waited 10 days before closing this to make sure customer was happy with vehicle.(He is). The problem with Escort was in the connection to the camshaft sensor. I scoped this circuit and there was some noise on the waveform giving bad ... Trouble codes: 213 (Spout - Sets intermittantlyKOER).
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF14NXS
Thanks to all who replied. We found that the oxygen sensor harness was coated with battery acid as Gerry from Michigan suggested. We replaced the harness & rerouted it & after 4 days the customer says the truck runs better than it has since she's owned it. Tha... Trouble codes: 172 (fuel control), 173 (fuel control).
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1995 Ford F-350 Eddie Bauer 7.5L Slave & master cylinder VIN: 1FDKF37G1S
Thanks to all who replied. I wont know for sure if this one is truly FIXED only time will tell. We replaced the clutch this time as well as Slave and master cylinders(Ford). Several guys suggested To check the firewall for cracks and the pivot bushings on the ...
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L self leveling suspension VIN: 1FMDU34E0V
thanks to the replies however the actual fault turned out to be the new arc module we fitted. when this was replaced out of desperation the self leveling system now functions as intended with non dampening control of the 4 shockers. thanks again to all those w...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L radio VIN: 1FALP52U0V
Hi All, I received seven replies. One for the neutral safety switch, and one for the GEM, both of which I had replaced previous to this posting. One reply was for the VSS. Four replies were about experience with aftermarket remote systems, and these four repli...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
I am sorry I cannot post a fix, I can't get the customer to bring the truck back. I got 3 responses and 2 of them suggested greasing the steering stops and 1 suggested replacing the front sway bar and bushings. The sway bar will leave a telltale shiny spot on ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U9Y
Greg from Ontario said he had seen this pattern failure several times. Greg says the wiring to the vent solenoid is routed past the left inner fender. This wiring gets corroded causing a voltage drop to the vent solenoid circuit which will set a hard code 1451... Trouble codes: P1451 (Evap canister vent solenoid circuit malfunction).
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1991 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 6.2L Unknown VIN: 1GTGK24J8M
had 2 replies about 4x4 actuator. we did replace actuator and drive truck with it unplugged, even drove with driveshaft removed - clunk was still there. 1 reply about rear brake shoes wearing grove in backing plate - ok but way out of adjustment.rear diff. was...
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1996 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Compressor VIN: 1GTC51443T
Confirmed by a lot of you, it has a weak compressor. The black stuff on the orifice is from the teflon rings inside the compressor. This seems to be a fairly common failure on S10's, usually caused by a bad fan clutch. The customer declined further repair at t...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALPV1247S
Ok, since the owner is an electronics whizz, he took it upon himself to buy the Rovacom himself and to go at the problem. He is determined not to be beaten by it. I guess he is used to the strangeness of the Rover products, he has had three of them. Anyways, I... Trouble codes: 1775 (gear box fault), 1316 (misfire excessive emissions), 0727 (engine speed input no signal).
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L no ign. power VIN: SALJY1245V
thanks so much to jamie [...] for the many e mails with diagrams, thanks to someone who's name i misplaced that faxed me more diagrams, as the diagrams showed and many others replyed the brown/white wire has a splice that goes to the ign. switch once i saw tha...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L convertor VIN: 1LNLM91V4P
Thanks for all the replies, we are trying the Dr. Tranny shudder fix and if that doesn't help we'll replace the convertor
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA221XV
hello all,i did not get this one fixed .i changed the maf,dist,and 2 knock sensors.the only thing it did was take care of the knock sensor code.the cust. lost faith and took it to the dealer.i have talked to the dealer and they are supposed to let me know when...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Long crank HOT VIN: WDBEA30D9K
Good News! This excellent group has helped solve another mystery. I had a felling I was over-looking something basic and I was. Two of the seven replies suggested checking the airflow meter rest position. The airflow meter plate would drag on the right rear ed...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L 1/4 glass VIN: JA3AW75K25
Due to the lack of information available on the hardtop and both replies I received (these guys were both Mitsu trained techs)said I would have to send it back to Mitsubishi for the repairs. After talking to the local dealer he referred me to a shop in town th...
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1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Surge, poor speed quality VIN: JN1HJ01F0R
most of you went to the MAF and you were right. We check it lots of times with the osciloscope and never got bad readings from it. So we close our eyes and replace the MAF (760 dlls part!!!) fortunally things were solve. We dont replace parts like we did this ...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1CA31D7Y
it was the mass air flow sensor replace it and it has worked just fine thanks for all the help chuck
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1987 Pontiac Safari 5.0L Eating ingition modu VIN: 1G2BL81Y4H
First of all I wood like too say this is the first time I'v used the tech. help and I'm very inpresed with the professional advice sent back!! All replies right on the mark.Car runs goooooood yes the check engine light is on and timing is at base timing,but cu...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1235467F9K
Thanks to all that replied. This car was sitting for about two weeks it was not rush.After check it again,I start having a steady MIL and no comunication with the scaner,also no code 12 with jumper wire at A&B terminals.After doing a trouble chart diagnostic f...
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1990 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IG2NE1102L
Hi guys and girls,well I'm pretty sure I found the trouble with the quad 4 on my pulling tractor.1-I replaced the fuel lines(3/8 and 5/16 instead of 5/16 and 1/4)and also change the pump and while doing so I replaced the lines in the tank unit ond bingo there ...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE14N7P
Thank you to everybody who took the time to help, there were many of you. After taking a few steps back and getting back to basics. We went back over the whole harness looking for any missed grounds since we didn't have power to the dlc. We found two grounds t...
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1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CH65R9S
Well sometimes you just get lucky! This car drove us nuts! The final repair was by chance finding some bare wires between the 70 pin connector & the ecm. The wiring harness rubbed on the bulkhead & exposed the wires. We would pull the ecm to check for shorts w...
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