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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DB7555S
Car was towed in. Had no spark, so after testing for coil power supply and signal replaced coil. Car started but ran poor. Replaced incorrect spark plugs as well as remainder of secondary ignition parts (all) and fuel filter. No improvement. After replacing di...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Coding VIN: WAUEA88D8T
Good morning everyone, I'm trying to help a shop just down the street from us with this 96 A4. The transmission computer got some water inside of it, the car was first taken to the dealer and they dried the computer and worked fine, till it got wet again. Our...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Electronic VIN: WBAHE2329R
Hellow BMW Techs, We have a problem with the trans going into limp home with no codes. We have the GT-1 tester and there are no codes in any of the systems. The trans display on the cluster goes blank and the trans goes into limp home. We have changed the sel...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L electrical system VIN: WBAGF8327W
The car came to us with the complaint that the radio would cut out and the lights on the dash go dim whenever additional load was applied to the electrical system, such as brake lights going on or the a.c. compressor clutch engaging. We did an electrical syste...
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1991 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L long crank VIN: 1GNDM19Z3M
the ecm is slow to energize the fuel pump relay at times. checked powers and grounds and inputs from the ignition switch. sometimes it takes over five seconds of cranking before the fuel pump relay is energized. i watched the input on a graphing meter and as s...
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCGC29N35
this truck is driving me nuts!! 3 other garages and 1 dealership have looked at this rig before it got to my shop. the truck runs very lean despite having plenty of fuel pressure and good volume.the ecm is seeing the problem and is responding with block learn ...
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L poor power VIN: 2G1WW12M3T
car came from another shop,he replaced t.p.sensor for poor power concern on light accell,scanned car no codes,road test,car will loose power on light accell at times,checked fuel pressure ok,cleaned injectors with motorvac system,still the same,we have tried a...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L ac VIN: 2GTEK19R3T
AC not blowing cold. Checked refrigerant type and for contamination, 100% R134a. Recovered, evacuated and recharged system with proper charge, still same result (see above pressures). Sprayed condenser with water, pressures came into proper range and outlet te...
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1999 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L electric windows/door locks VIN: 2G1FP22G0X
Electric Window's won't operate Up/Down,Also Power Door lock's only operate to open,Tryed to retrieve BCM code's going thru trouble tree,Will not flash any codes,"Security" light doesn't come on at all (during test),Disconnect c2 connector at BCM, Red wire hot...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK19T4X
Hello techs. This truck came to me this afternoon and i had a little time to mess with it. Complaint was that mil is on and runs very rough. Sure enough as soon as it started it was missing very badly. Also had multiple cylinder missfire code. So i looked at t...
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L starter and ignition VIN: 1C3XY66R3M
the 40 anp main ignition fuse keeps blowing the car wont crank no power in side
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L timing belt VIN: KLATA5263Y
am replacing timing belt , but need to find timing belt adjustment tool .(j42492 )any help would be appreciated .
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ABS module VIN: 3B7KC26Z1W
I cant access ABS Diagnostics with current Snappy-On cartridges---no communication message---Snappy's tech line says next new release will work but it's not out yet, it's not the system its the scanner software---tried a friends OTC and he doesn't have the rig...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP54L7W
van was towed to another shop as a no start they found no fuel pressure replaced fuel pump and filter and it started but had misfires replaced plugs and wires cured all misfires except #2 they swapped injectors #2 and #4 with no difference i have checked compr... Trouble codes: P0302
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L compressor VIN: 1B7GL22X5X
the a/c compressor will turn off at any time while driving & may turn back on again by itself. fan clutch was defective. replaced it . did not help. a/c will operate fine in service bay in park or neutral but when driven on the lift the compressor turns off. w...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.5L noise VIN: 2B3HD46R22
Hello There is a noise coming from the front tires on this vehicle. It is caused by the hubcap being pushed out by the tires on the bottom. Everytime the wheel spins the bulge at the bottom of the tire pushes the rim of the hubcap out. Then it springs back an...
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1966 Ford MUSTANG 289CID clutch VIN: 6F08C38978
Hello Techs Have 1966 Mustang with excessive clutch chatter, customer brought in vehicle after being in another shop. They installed reman clutch vehicle was returned to customer after a short time vehicle developed clutch chatter. They then replaced flywheel ...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FACP74W6N
Hi folks,I have here a 92 Crown Vic that runs poorly intermittently.When it runs bad it varies from being a little sluggish to very gutless and customer relates that it seems to occur after hitting a bump in the road,like a railway crossing,and engine will str...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L engine oil pressure VIN: 1FDLF47G6T
This one has our heads scratching. Customer brings in truck with many problems, mainly runs rough and stalls. Exhaust repairs, vacuum hose repairs, and plug wires cured that problem. Now truck runs well and oil pressure is 55-60 PSI at idle but drops to 0 as s...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L air delivery VIN: 1FDEE14L8V
ac works good but when engine accelerates air goes from vent to floor. where is the check valve and reservoir. according to ford parts dept its on top of evaporater by blower fan its not also i looked at 2 other vans (95,01,e350) not there eitheri trace vac li...
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1997 Ford Probe 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1ZVLT20A1V
i have probe that has a severe hesistation with backfire through intake.i originally found timing belt to be misinstalled but after lining up marks correctly the car runs just as bad.and i have also be unable to adjust ignition timing as i cannot find the spou...
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1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L oil consumption VIN: 1FALP47V9V
Since customer had engine rebuilt less than 5000 miles ago, engine has smoked heavily out of the exhuast. The customer now says it burns up to 1 quart per day. I removed upper intake and found oil pooled up in its base. I have blocked the PCV line off to insur...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L no# 24 maxi fuse
i wasnt sure if anyone has come across this problem. customer pulled truck in by rope this afternoon, stating he dies coming off the highway. he stated he had the cruise control on and the truck just quit. i found no spark and also blown 30 amp #24 fuse (pcm p...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L radio ac VIN: 1FAFP53S5W
customer picked up vehicle and stated radio and ac controls inop - checked today and found that the integrated control module i believe thats what the call it - does not operate at all no lights , nothing - fan is stuck on med speed out defrost on heat . check...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W3X
Recently cleared same codes as owner was in hurry. Returned yesterday with same codes, will bring truck back tomorrow for one day. I have little experience with evap. system and am looking for a direction. Is there a common cause for these two codes always at ... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evaporative leak), P0460 (fuel gauge)
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E2X
fuel pressure and delivery system all seems fine, Fuel Trim is high enough to keep setting codes for lean on both banks. Fixed all the vac. leaks that I could find. Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank 1), P0174 (system too lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Suspension VIN: 1FTNE2427X
this van is causing me some real stress!! customer complained of bad shocks(steering wheel continues to shake after hitting bump) the shocks were replaced 1 year ago with good quality. what ive noticed is when hitting a bump at about 35 mph the van and steerin...
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L codes limp mode VIN: 1FAFP3836Y
ok i am thanking in advance for any help. I have a ford focus with a 4F27E transmission. test drove car was erratic shifting, go into limp mode and sometimes skip second all together. so ran for trans codes got P0751, P0732. cleared codes drove again and only ...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Door locks VIN: 1HGCD5631V
We have a vehicle that will very intermittently keep locking the door locks while driving or will do it with just the door closed. If its unlocked, no problems. I was able to verify it and had the door lock switch out and tested, o/k. It even happened when the...
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L rear axle VIN: JHLRD1849V
Vehichle came to the shop for routine maintainance and customer advised us of a noise that was happening on turns.After verifying the noise, we did a road test using a steelman chassis ear.The sound is a rotational squealing noise(only on sharp turns;left or r...
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1990 Hyundai Excel GLS 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVF32J3L
Towed in in time for my lunch; cranks. won't start - no sparks, discover no pulse to injectors either. Folks, what I need are some places to search on this alien craft which has landed on my lift (I know someone out there has had one of these pups on THEIR lif...
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1992 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L timing cover VIN: 1J4FJ58S5N
Hi Techs, I'm cleaning this engine up while waiting for the head to come back from the machine shop. When I was blowing the area under the timing cover out with air I had what looks like an element from a roller bearing fall out from behind the cam gear (I th...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68N9X
Jeep came in with 3 misfire codes and 2 coil circuit codes. tuned up the vehicle and misfire codes and one coil code are gone. Tried swapping coils from 2 other cylinders and code stays on cyl #4. Ignition primary scope looks good. Wiring harness ohmed out goo... Trouble codes: P0354 (Ignition coil 4 Primary Circuit)
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L exhaust valve VIN: 1J4GW58J12
this vehicle came back to the body shop misfiring. they brought it to us. found cylinder #1 exhaust stuck open. my info says engine is interference. could valve guide have gotten sticky and held valve open? cylinder head is not off vehicle yet. has anyone seen...
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2000 Kia Rio 1.5L Compresser/fan control VIN: KNADC24321
The air conditioner compresser and condenser fan come on as soon as the key is turned on and run continuously. The compresser is somewhat noisy and the system appears low on refrigerant as the refrigerant 'hisses' through the evaporator, however this is not th...
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1979 Lincoln Versailles 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 9W84F65642
have been fighting this for 2 months. stalling,is rich,makes cat glow. not familiar with vv carbs.
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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L supercharger VIN: JM1TA2221S
car was towed in with a jumped t-belt due to a piece of the cover falling in. Cyl # 4 had 90 psi. After replacing t-belt and tensioner Cyl. # 4 still has 90 psi 60 running. But now there is a loud knocking noise coming from the supercharger. Is this related to...
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1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L 1st and reverse VIN: 4F4DR17X0V
Hello all. I have a customer who has had for quite a while a concern about a poor feel when taking off from a stop light. It was intermittent before, but now seems to be present every time it is hot. It is hard to describe, but it when the truck is good an...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 1YVGF22C21
Thanks always for your help. Here goes. Ford Dealer/used cars brought this vehicle to our shop after they have replaced the speedo head and the drive gear speed sensor located at the right axle housing. We made contact with the closest dealer ... And that de...
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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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1982 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L tachometer VIN: WDBAB33A4C
This car is killing us. Mostly we have a serious lack of information about how this tach system works. This is a diesel engine. We have replaced the front crankshaft sensor, the instrument cluster, and the amplifier at the left front fender. I put my vantage s...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45AXC
hello mbz guys...this car is a long time customer .this car has always run good.So i was shocked to see it on the flatbed...this thing is absolutely dead.First thought was that it was flooded.pulled plugs .ok but worn out..checked spark.spark was available but...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L unknown VIN: WDBJF55F0T
Complaint was poor cooling at idle. Pressure at idle lo-90, hi-150. At 2500 rpm pressures are 60 and 220. Suspect the compressor is bad, but it runs quiet and makes some pressure. I would like to rule out the expansion valve first. I never work on Mercedes so ...
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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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1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L ac VIN: WDBDA24C7F
Hi gang! I just lost a long winded post (not the first time) I hit a key somewhere at bottom left and closed the window..DOH Notes at work, tests done too many days ago, but I need a head start tomorrow. It's late and i'll be brief: New Employer, no WIS yet, ...
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Radiator VIN: 1MEFM55V8W
Have acquired a new radiator for this vehicle, - but have no information regarding replacement. It looks as if the radiator is actually a part of the doghouse. Can someone tell us the best way to go about it? Thanks.
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser S 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G3AL54N1N
This car will not pass Virginia state emmissions test. NOx is very high. Other readings are very low. I am led to believe that the engine is running lean but I don't know why. The "service engine soon" lamp comes on about one time during driving for any period... Trouble codes: 26 (quad driver control malfunction)
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L Unknown VIN: 1G3NF52E0Y
Popping noise when turning-you have to be moving-sounds like cracked frame-vary random and intermittent. Installed chassis ears and drove the vehicle until vehicle drove me crazy! Possibly the lower control arm-right. When popping noise happens it's quite pron...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L long cranking time VIN: 1G2FW2189K
Hello Techs, I have a 1989 Pontiac GTA 5.7l that came in with a cold start up problem. The customer had it some where else and this guy threw all kinds of parts at it. The car cranks and cranks when its cold and finally will start after much cranking. After t...
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1997 Saturn SL1 1.9L low brake pedal VIN: 1G8ZG5288V
Hey guys, this is my first time so here goes. This Saturn came in for other problems and upon a test drive I noticed the brake pedal goes to the floor to stop the car. The customer ok's a diagnosis. I ckecked the adjustment of the rear brakes...good, no leaks ...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D71
Help Toyota Techs(or anyone) We had a customer bring in this vehicle because of a miss at idle. After talking with the customer we were informed the valve cover gaskets had been replaced(by a friend) and the upper plenum removed to accomplish the job. Now it a...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L code 93 VIN: EE-111-BEK
I need more detail on code 93 . Any member for IATN can help me . My scan tool did not show the code 93 . Thanks in advance
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1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L temp gauge
Hello techs. I have checked all the sensors Alldata shows for the temp gauge, but it still does not move. Lo coolant level lite works and fans cycle normally. I have checked all fuses but no help there. My problem now is that there is supposed to be a gauge se...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: VWSP69M92M
Car quit while idling will not restart.changed fuel filter (severely plugged).timing belt is turning,fuel is at injectors.will not start on ether or wd-40.customer pulled vehicle for 3 miles in second gear still would not start.ANY SUGGESTIONS?why do i get all...
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1KW9516N
This vehicle came in a couple weeks back with a problem. After reaching normal operating temperature and with the A/C on, when you come to a stop the idle drops to about 300 and almost dies. It has died only a couple of times but starts right back up - we drov...
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L vent controls VIN: YV1KS9615S
Hello Volvo techs: We need some ideas on this ecc (electronic) climate control system. Customer just bought the car, apparently with this problem: On her first trip, after 5 hours, the system shut down--blower quit and she didn't feel any cool air behind the d...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5641W
Car came in with code p0111 - why? What exactly does this code refer to on a Volvo - I am not sure. Car runs fine, just the MIL lamp is on. Does it refer to a bad air mass meter? Thanks! Trouble codes: P0111
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L rear ball joint and linkage VIN: WBAHD5312M
Hi All, Thank you to everyone who replied and especially the phone calls, your help was greatly appriciated. Got some great suggestions including replacing the upper radius arms, replacing radius arm bushings, replacing lower radius arm (the one that looks l...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Supercharger idle pulley VIN: 1G4CU5211V
I never got the body mount out of the car-but was able to pry mount far enough out of the way to access idler pulley.I believe the engine would have to be jacked up for the lower mount to come out-however the engine mount bracket vertical studs prevented that....
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L suspension? VIN: 3G5DA03E42
The customer came back again & it was really apparent that the problem was in the front wheel bearing/hub. Some of the responses mentioned the fact that only the OEM bearing/hub should be used. I intend to follow those cautions. My only question in that regard...
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1976 Cadillac Eldorado 8.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 6L67560224
i have not gotten this vehicle back for further testing. when i get the vehicle back in i'll run the tests and repost the results of all your efforts. thanks to all who responded.
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR52R4X
Good morning all, thanks, everyone for the info, but none of it panned out. The customer does not want to continue with repairs (wholesale car dealer) so we shipped it as is, if I get any more info I'll post it. Thanks again, Brian Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0301, P0306, P0302.
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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L hard start VIN: 1G1BL52P3T
This vehicle has been pushed to the back of the line as buses are being serviced first...I was kind of an outside 'advisor' on this one. Based on information sent by seven members, the fix is most likely related to the crank sensor...I ran the guys off the ste...
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1996 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK39F1T
thanks to the one that replied the scanner was no help checked the vac harness was ok. testing the soleniod it was bad . replaced and everything works fine now Trouble codes: P0236 (boost sensor).
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCCS1445V
Good evening Techs, Got 6 great replies saying to replace fuel sender, ground the purple wire and watch the gauge, replace instrument cluster. Tony from North Carolina had the same problem with a C1500 and found the module under the passenger side of the dash....
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L interior lighting VIN: 1GKGK26J6V
i recived many good responses. The problem ended up being the contact on the rear swing out doors. It seems that moving the steering wheel caused just enough body flex to make the lights flicker. This one sure had me fooled in there being a wiring problem in t...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GCDM19W9X
almost all who replied said valve body update was the fix, apparently the tcc valve wears the bore out in the valve body. some even suggested aftermarket valvebody repair kits. my customer decided to replace the complete transmission, guess you can afford to d...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Hesitation VIN: IG1ND52J5Y
Thanks to Tom [...], B52OB, you 3 hit it. Replaced the 'Mass Air Flow Sensor' fixed this malibu. Thanks to everyone.
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2004 Chevrolet ASTRO 4.3L Drive line VIN: 1GNDM19X64
Most of the noise was the Shift cable on the body, however the muffler also has some baffle noise that adds to the sound. Going to find a reputable Chevy dealer with real trained GM certified technicians that were not oil changers at wallyworld last week and l...
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1989 Chrysler New Yorker 3.0L 2-1 shift, reverse VIN: 1C3BC463XK
well this one is fixed. as most of you said it was the LR piston seal leaking, the hotter the tranny got the worse it leaked. i did also check the cvi values and the LR was around 160 when fully warm, which was way out of specs. i learned a ton of stuff on thi...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Instument cluster VIN: 1C4GP64L7W
Thanks for the replies, looks like a body controller fixed this one, for some reason it was taking the bus down.
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1999 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L tires VIN: 1B3ES47Y4X
Hello, I had a tough time with this one. First , thanks to the responses.The things mentioned were wheel bearing problems,wheel runout, tire size and runout,and wheel cover vibration. This vehicle had two problems, the first was two tires with too much up and ...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP64R4L
Found the problem. It was the cam sensor, as a couple replies suggested. The problem was the internal transister wasn't pulling the signal all the way to ground. I also noticed the amperage for the injectors would double And the pulses would cut in half when i...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP653XT
Hello fellow technicians. Thanks to everyone that took the time to offer assistance with this Ford Contour. As it turned out, cleaning the Mass Air Flow sensor seems to have solved the code P0171-System to Lean (Bank1). I wanted to be certain this code wasnt g... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Too Lean Bank 1).
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP6533V
I have updated the version of this Ford, the car is fix, please look at the updated for this vehicle. Problem was Ford updated version of the flashing program for the PCM.
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP6535V
I guess we will never find the problem. Cust took car. I did check the valve timing as suggested and it was slightly off. It ran a little better on road test but didn't cure starting problem. The coolant temp sensor checked out good, no drop-outs. I didn't get...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Front Wipers VIN: 2FMDA5146W
Turns out the wiring schematic from Mitchell and the owners manual have the relay location incorrect. The 2 are different from each other and both are wrong. After trying 2 motors, 2 switches and 2 G.E.M. modules I ran a new ground wire, rechecked all connecti...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Vent Temp VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
This vehicle is fixed. Most all replies hit the nail on the head. Some said to pinch off the heater hoses and if the air got cold then the blend door was the problem- and it was. Had to get the case and door from Ford, but that was the repair. Thanks to all th...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L pressure plate VIN: 1FT2X1727Y
Vehicle is done and gone. Apparently the pressure plate is self-adjusting. As I was below bleeding the slave, I could see the disc moving and adjusting as the clutch was applied. Still don't understand it, but I guess just make sure it's all the way back when ...
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L34
hi group all replies were great, everyone hit it on the head, found bank2 sensor1 wiring had been lengthened due to lift kit installed, they used butt connectors to secure wiring, replaced o2 sensor and repositioned harness so harness would not be tight and wa... Trouble codes: P2197.
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L abs VIN: 1GKEK13R1X
thanks for all whom took time to read and respond! i had many who suggested to remove and clean rust from speed sensors. i did so but did not find any traces of debris. after reinstalling, the problem was still present. we should have scoped sensors first but ...
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L abs VIN: 1GTFC29U0Y
Yep found the dirt and rust buildup as many had suggested!! Clened up and replaced one sensor on the RF whell and all is OK! Thanks again for the heads up...have not seen this before to cause this particular problem. Thanks again!!
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1986 Honda Civic CRX Si 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMAF5331G
Thanks for all the help, finally the owner brought another used computer in and it fired right off. But could not see anything wrong with the old one, checked out good with the scanner and a few different tests from the manuals and books and such. But this c...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Final drive splines VIN: JHMCD5533R
Vehicle Is repaired! What had happened is the the left side axle was installed on the right side. It measures about 1/4 inch shorter and did not have a machined surface for the support to ride on and this caused it to eventually 'pop' out of the transmission...
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1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L parking light VIN: JACCH58E5K
After the dash was disassembled and after manual trace of all the wires, we finally concluded that the headlight switch was the incorrect switch. Our tech worked on this problem for two days before we posted the problem. The third day, suprise, we fixed the pr...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JCML7822H
Hello to all, We have repaired this vehicle, special thanks to all who replied. We ended up finding that at times we would have a reduced voltage at the fuel pump relay, to make a long story short we found the harness was corroded very bad under the coolant re...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall VIN: JT8VK13T4N
Most of you said to check for a sticking EGR valve. I blocked off the valve and returned the car to its owner.It stalled at least once more--customer said he felt a shudder this time, which indicates a possible lockup torque converter problem. I think we elimi...
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L brakes VIN: JT85547E8P
the wheel would get hot with out the brake & rotor on the car. one tech asked about the wheel bearing. we replaced the wheel bearing worked fine for 5 days. customer brought back & it is doing it again but the brake is free. he refuses to let us take another l...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L abs module VIN: 1LNHM86S1Y
The abs computer supplies about 11 volts to each sensor individually. The shorted sensor in the right front did ruin the computer. We replaced the right front sensor, then let the two front sensors share the same 11 volt power supply by splicing the power supp...
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1987 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1GC3118H
I apologize for the delay on closing this, as I was in icu for awhile. But the vehicle is fixed It appears as I was informed that after market ignitors are not reliable. I replace it with an oem piece and vehicle has not been back for any similar complaints, b...
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1992 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BG2265N
Hello guys, I did have to give the vehichle up recently without fixing it. It did not fail the whole time it was here. However the customer will bring it by if it acts up again or more often. I kind of suspect that the problem may be airflow meter all though i... Trouble codes: 17 (No change in oxygen sensor).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: WDBHA24G9X
Hi group. Many thanks for the replies. Car is fixed. Cluster can be removed without removing steering wheel. Use MB hooks and remove cluster carefully not to slip and damage the front. Bulbs can be changed. Charles
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Rear Main Seal VIN: 1MEFM5358W
Well the vechicle is fixed. The problem was it was acting like something was hitting on the back side of the sealand knocking it off the end of the crank. Checked the first time for end play but it was in spec this time checked still in spec but after checking...
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2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3MEFM6535Y
Thanks to all who replied. Prayer must have fixed this car! The pedal is high and firm and we did nothing to fix it. It may have been a hung abs valve. I did lecture my techs on the evils of forcing old brake fluid back into the master cylinder/ABS when pressi...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W0Y
we had a bad coil on cylinder 4 and a faulty spark plug on the same cylinder.problem gone.thanks to all who responded.
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L raw fuel in exhaust VIN: 1G3GR62C4S
Sorry for not posting fix right away. I never could get the problem to occur again. The ecm had to be holding an injector open because the fuel pressure never dropped with the key on engine off. If something were electrically shorted it would have caused the f... Trouble codes: 119 (injector open or short).
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L blower and compressor operation VIN: 1G3HN52KXS
Ok I got some good ansures first problem yes first was a burned brown wire at a conector above gas peddle next now that I had power still no ac clutch operation. had a open high presure switch on compresor that should have gotten it right NO! then I had power ...
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