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1987 Acura Legend L 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA2555H
hi guys, tow in, dye on road, stalled out,,crank;s no start. poping a little,,,check, fuel pres/ok 38psi, ck in time/syn, compression 125/ across, when plugs removed #1 plug only black fouled,,all others ok,, fuel/spark/ compresion...have voltage at both side ...
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1996 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L ABS Control Unit VIN: JH4DC4360T
This vehicle has returned to the shop for the fourth time in the past two months with the owner stating the ABS light is on. Each time the auxillary reservoir on the ABS control unit has been empty and refilling turns the light off. (The fluid in the Master Cy...
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L overheating, no coolant flow
The car was towed to my shop, customer said that the car just got really hot and died. I checked the car and I could not find anything. I pressurize the cooling system looking for leaks, NO leaks checked the timming, it is 12 degrees like it should be. che...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall VIN: WBABJ6324R
In a brief act of blindness we allowed the DME on this car to touch the B+ terminal located immediately below chamber the DME lives in. Of course we fried the DME and had to get a replacement from BMW and had the dealer do the install. The system didn't want t...
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1988 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, RUNS RICH VIN: 1G4HR14C8J
looked at scan data & seen that the o2 was fluctuating from 0 volts to 300 mv, 450mv max & block learn & integrator was trying to richen fuel mixture & gas analyzer also showed that, when acheaved closed loop co would sky rocket to 7% & higher. thought that o2...
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1992 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L air bag VIN: 1G4EZ13L9N
this car sets a code 41 current and history after 10 min. of running,,ign fuse is good,,power to derm and arming sensor is good,grounds at g100&g103 are good,,trouble chart asks to ohm the arming sensor term.a&c,,should be OL,,it is,this goes across a 3480 ohm...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4CW52K9S
Hello all, This has been a true alligator of a car. Came in with symptoms of runs rough, stalls at idle, misfires on accel. Pulled codes and found 0321 & 1361. With engine running, when problem occurs tach and charge meter become erratic. Disconnecting alter... Trouble codes: 321 (Spark reference signal missing), 1361 (IC circuit grounded)
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1995 Buick Century Special 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4AG55M9S
Hello ATN, Hair puller Buick here. First scan showed multiple codes, cleared codes and 341 cam sensor code returned after car surged and ses light came on, also took movie on MT2500 Snap-on scanner. Had many strange readings such as vss dropping to 0 mph, cool... Trouble codes: 341 (Intermittent Cam Signal), 755 (f31 trans sol b error), 740 (tcc error), 1650 (Quad driver B error)
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L battery, Alternator not chraging VIN: 1G4CW52K9S
I'm getting 10-11 volts when running and it's running only on the battery! I have went through all the wiring looking for a short or open in wiring. I have no voltage coming out of the connector with the one red wire. The fuses are all check and good, the guag...
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1978 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L relays VIN: 1Z8789S443
Hi Guys and Gals, I'm looking for some info on this vette. It came in for a drain on the battery and I tracked it down to a relay that stays powered up. Unfortunately I can't seem to track down what the relay is for. It might be for the seat belt system. I unh...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY2387L
Custemer complaint: When hot in gear with a/c on at stop lights you feel a little jerk. Engine was in need of good tune-up, scoped and replaced cap, rotor, plugs, PCV, wire set, oxygen sensor and fuel filter. Set timing (was retarded) and flushed fuel injector...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1BN52W2R
Greetings to all Opti Spark Gurus, we are on a good track thusfar, but after searching the data base, I believe this will be a good addition to the fix data base as to understanding the Opti Spark system and its funtion. This problem came on all at once, ther...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W2S
when the blazer came in it had no spark at the plugs but spark at the coil...put a cap and rotor on and solved that problem...then it still would not start...had spark but no injector pluse...checked the crank sensor and it tested fine...put a computer in and ... Trouble codes: P1351 (est output high or pulses detected when open)
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22P0T
this car came to us from a speed shop and has some high performance upgrades. these codes come sometimes after start up, sometimes in the shop, and sometimes you need to drive the car(not very far, usually not even out of the shop) tested all circuits and no p... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire), P0443 (evap), P0753 (1-2 shift solenoid), P1652 (vehicle speed sensor), P1864 (torque convertor clutch)
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Dual ac system VIN: 3GNEC16RWG
Hello, The Suburban originally came in with the complaint of ac not cold enough in hot weather one year ago, July 24, 2003. (P)S) we are in south florida & the temp is in the 90's !!). The low side pressures were too high at idle and improved when accelerating...
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1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2C1MR5229W
Hi all. I got a funny one here. This metro has a hesitation/missfire between 1500 and 2000 rpms hot or cold. Idles normal and once past about 2000 it runs normal. In park or neutral there is no problem accelerating. Only under load. Feels like an EGR problem b...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
Hi all, thanks in advance for your help. This one has us stumped. Customer complaint was hard start, when it did start it ran rough until operating temp was reached. Check engine light came on, the only code is P0300, random miss fire. We had the truck over ni... Trouble codes: P0300
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L vent temp VIN: 1B4GP54L2T
Van returned a few weeks after previous repair with complaint that a/c was not blowing cold again. Now I have found two problems: 1) Intermittantly the new press transducer is reading 5 volts and doesnt let the compressor engage. I will replace this again and...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L condensor,evaporator VIN: 1B4HS28Y8W
Hi everyone, I would like to thank everyone in advance to those who reply. we have this durango that will just not cool well at all after replacing all these parts, condensor, evap, rec/dryer ,suction and discharge lines at compressor and complete flush of the...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3B7HC16Y8X
This trucks not giving me any hints. The owner said it has been acting up for a while, but now it is getting bad. What it is doing is stumbling under a load particularly at low rpms. If you start up an incline when the truck is in overdrive, it will stumble an...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L A/C Drive Belt VIN: 2B46P2434Y
This van belongs to a good customer and I would like to be able to do him right. The van came in with the A/C belt missing, so I put a new one on it and checked the compressor clutch and tentioner pulley and they were on their way. The next day it comes back w...
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1991 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start
Upon return to the shop we installed new fuses and they blew when the key was turned on. Next step was a used sender asembly because we thought the connections going threw the sender were grounding. We left the used pump that came with the sender installed to ...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A7T
Customer had installed a t belt after it broke. he could never get it started. I towed it in. checked the belt was installed correct, During crank it will pop through intake. compression check had 110 #1 and 140 165 175. leak test intake valve on #1 remove hea...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L ride control non perational intermitently VIN: 1FMFU18LOV
i check the knolege data but no help fron there also system some times work and i am able to check rear level for proper operation readin changes whem apply load on rear bumper
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L ride VIN: 1FMZV35P3W
I have thos explorer that while stationary engine idling and turning the wheel from side to side it felt like the whole engine and steering were going to jump out of the front end .I replaced the rack which has made it better but is still there when turning.th...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Mechanical
Hi all, i am trying to diagnose this 99 E250 4.2 10 foot box van. A really good customer of mine just bought it about two weeks ago. He told me he heard a knock at 55mph, it lasted about 10 seconds, The next morning he heard it again it sounded loud. I checked...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L no power VIN: 1FMYUOP720
Have this 99 f250 superduty 6.8l starts and idles ok put a load on it and falls flate on its face. No codes fuel pressure 40 psi. Plugs fouled and running rich. Acts like a pluged exhaust but back pressure is ok. Acts like running lean fuel trim long at 25 plu...
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3FAFP66L1Y
vehicle will surge or cut out mostly with accelerator pedal to the floor. almost feels like fuel cut for over rev. but r p m s not that high. HAS returnless fuel system so dont know what to expect with presure. presure starts at about 30 psi, but will drop to ...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L inside vehicle passanger compartment, hear whistli VIN: 1FTNE24L8Y
anyone heard this type of noise before comming from the passanger compartment, gurgling/whistling noise at high rpms
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L air bag VIN: 1GKDT13W2V
truck came in with air bag light on,scanned code 42 current code,performed tests has 31.3 volts per scanner info,test wiring no shorts or grounds to wiring,test says you need at least 32.5 volts on the wire,i am having a hard time believing that this has a wir...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6651X
hi guys, this vehicle has been in 3 times now.the first tech talked to a friend at a local honda dealership that told him that they change these parts often enough. the install went smooth and customer drove for 3 weeks.last friday the car came in mil on same... Trouble codes: P1457
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Radio/climate control VIN: JHMCM56673
Good day to all. This near new Honda with factory stereo, dual climate has no illumination with or without the lights on. The light system does work on other parts of the inst. cluster, dimming and brightening as desired. I need to know if anyone has seen this...
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L automatic transmission fluid level gauge VIN: JNKBF01A42
Hi to all, this is my boss' car. When you drive down the road at 30 miles per hour on light throttle the car engages third and when you step on it wot it hessitates for one and sometimes two seconds to downshift. Also at high speeds 80+ mph and you down shift ...
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1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Hood VIN: SAJ4Y13W6C
Customer brought the car in and the drivers side hood release works but the passenger side does not. Upon inspection found that the cable going to the passenger side is broken near the latch. I am looking for a way to release the latch and get the hood open. T...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L runs rough mid rpm VIN: 1JCML782XJ
This Jeep runs rough/sputters at 1500-2200 rpm. When driving in 2nd gear at 15-20 mph and the throttle is held steady- it jerks and bucks. Runs fine during idle and on all acceleration ranges.When standing & the throttle is held at that speed the problem also ...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1J4GZ78S7S
Hey techs whats happen,first time posting help request,and want to say thanks and hi to all who contributes to IATN.Problem is speedo doesn't work did testing and inspection from all data, which reads check for 5volt reference at speed sensor plug,no voltage a...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L light bulb burnt out VIN: KNDJA7230T
I hate to bother the network with such a small item but I have a burnt out blub in my insturment cluster for the shift indicator and when I called Kia dealer they offered no replacement or even a listing. These bulbs are removable surely there must be a replac...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L no power VIN: KNDJA7235X
hi this kia has no power on hard excell not bad when lite on gas transmission ok, no missfire, no back pressure, when we hook up our fuel pressure tester (snap on dial type) the thing runns great, tryed this four times with the same results evry time, looked ... Trouble codes: P0101, P0102
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2000 Lincoln town car 4.6L rear electrical power system VIN: 1F1FM81W6Y
Limo came in with low battery voltage,alt was not charging,replaced alt,charged batteries,retest saystem pass. Owner states after driving for 3-4 hrs including app 2 hrs idle time low charge light displays,rear power board relays all cycle,loss of power to rea...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L ac comp VIN: WDBGA43E6S
To all valued techs,i have this merc that when you turn the ac on the compressor runs for about 2 seconds and shuts of ,i checked for codes and there was one 06 for controll block ,we erased it and rechecked and now no codes .ac charge is correct and on this m...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2MELM75W4S
Stalls when cold first trip and will not start. We lose injector pulse and spark but we run out of time to check any thing else. After a short time it will start again and you can drive all day with no problem. We are guessing a bad crank sensor but we do not ...
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2001 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L Sunroof VIN: 4M2ZV12T61
Van came in with sunroof stuck in open position. Working switch showed what seemed to be sunroof binding in track. Through warranty company replaced track and motor. Now because new track is in closed position the sunroof only operates in the up and down posit...
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L readyness test VIN: 4A3AJ56G9V
This car will not do ANY part of the readyness test. It failed 5 test. I called the tech line and they said that Mitsubishi cars are very picky about the readyness test. I cked all the fuses and they are good. cked for powers and grounds to the ecm, they all s...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21H2Y
hey guys i have this truck here i done the smoke machine on it i see no leak any of you guys had this problem or this code befor the m.i.l light only come on when cold start any help i thank you have a good day Trouble codes: P442
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1999 Mitsubishi fuso fe sp 3.9L fuel gauge, glow plug light VIN: JW6BBFIH3X
This truck lost fuel gauge and glow plug indicator light at the same time. Also shifter lock will not release with brake pedal applied. Checked wiring from sending unit to gauge and looks fine. Brake light switch works good and has + to shift interlock when br...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA2ID3X
The problem with this vehicle is that the MIL is on but no codes are stored. The very first time I checked this car out it had and O2 code. I did check the O2 operation at that time and it did not seem out of spec. I cleared the code to see if it would return....
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L cruise control VIN: 1GHDX03EIY
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1989 Other European 228 2.8L all lights, signals, gauges VIN: ZAMAN1106K
This car has no exterior lights, no turn signals, no gauges, & no instrument lights. There is no feed at the D+ on the altenator. I am suspecting the ignition switch. If you have suggestions or help, please let me know. I need a wiring diagram on this car. I w...
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2001 Other GM Navistar 4.5L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1HTMMAM82H
Is anybody familure with a International Navistar JERR-DAN flat bed wrecker, I have No compressor engagement, I have all blower speeds & mode controls system is full or refergent Does not have any voltage on any pressure switches either side of the switches. ...
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1994 Plymouth Laser 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 4P3CF34B4R
with scanner hoked up no codes. a -12 c reading on egr temp. as warms up -17 c reading, eng only will rev to 1500 rpm when at opperating temp, when cold runs great no noticeable problems.
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WPOJB0922J
Good day. I have this Porsche that has come to me on a recommendation from another Porsche owner who's 928 I have repaired vacuum leaks(manifold) on in the past. This new cusomer has told me that the car runs rich, and that the transmission is reluctant to sh...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L automotic opener VIN: YS3DD78NXX
Please can someone help me out with this: the driver side door lock most of the time does not work. it seems to change with different trys. Most times the lock and so the automatic locks don't work but sometimes it will work: lock and unlock. if it works only ...
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1991 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD01VXM
2 months ago I replaced the head gasket and did maint. tune up & timing belt on this Truck. It was overheating and really running badly to not at all. After those repairs it was better but idled at 1500 to 2000RPM. The chack engine light had been on for as l...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T9Y
Customer brought car in with complaint of hard start and lose of power while accelerating and check engine light. Found code P0171, System to lean bank #1. With engine running, it sounds like a vacumn leak coming from the intake area and when you tap the thr... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to lean bank 1)
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1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L no electrical power to a/c clutch VIN: WVWCAO155H
a/c won't activate. pressure now in system, won't turn on. Mitchell shows pressure switch, can not find.. blower fan does not go on high, only.. jumped clutch system worked ok.. what fuse? relay or rsistor am I missing, please help..I mostly work on american a...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWNA63B5W
Vehicle was towed in with a crank no start symptom. Checked PCM for codes, code P1602, low voltage. Charged battery and this code was cleared. Also code 17746 bank 1 cam position sensor, G163 open circuit/short with power. Went through the diagnosis as per MO... Trouble codes: 17746 (bank 1 cam position sensor G163 open circuit short with power)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L intermediat shaft speed sensor VIN: 3VWSE69M72
I would be grateful for any help with the location of the (G265) Intermediate shaft speed sensor and wether or not this can be replaced without R&R of the transaxle assembly. I have already removed trans pan and can't see it. I think that I may need to remove...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L comprehensive ready VIN: YV1V52553Y
PREFORMING I/M INSPECTION. WON"T SET COMPREHENSIVE MONITORS, CAN'T get it thru EMISSIONS. NEED TO KNOW PROPER DRIVE CYCLE PROCEDURE.I UNDERSTAND THAT VOLVE HAS AN UPDATED PROCEDURE SPECFIC TO THIS CAR. THANK YOU VAUGHN
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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L ABS diagnostics VIN: JH4DB8592S
The info you guys gave was right on the money! The shop manual does not mention the two wire connector that you use for diagnosis but my friends of IATN knew it was there! Its a connector behind the glove box. Thanks again
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L air bag VIN: WBABB1316M
Thanks to all those who replied. Got good advice and tips on testing procedures. Took car to dealer to check and clear fault codes. Dealer could not communicate with airbag control unit. dealer suspects bad control unit. Looking back, it is our opinion that pe...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L won't shift into 4th VIN: WBAHD6326S
Although we continued to look for less costly solutions, the repair made was to replace the trans. with a factory rebuilt unit. We received 3 replies. 2 said to replace the trans. and Jim [...] related a problem he had found behind the 4th gear accumulator r...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Temperature Blend Doors VIN: 1G4HR52L5S
Hello All, The customer has not yet returned the vehicle to me for further diagnosis. The three messages I received suggested looking at the door motor actuators and sensors, the A/C mode control, and the water temp. sensor (this car does not use one). As soon...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1G6KD54Y7W
Thanks for all of the replys. As most of you suggested it was the blower motor. Apparently when i orignally probed the grey signal wire i didnt pierce it all of the way through and thought i had an open circuit. After i rechecked it it had 4.5 volts which is w...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCS19Z3P
HI TECHS Thanks for all the replys looks like the reman dist we installed had a problem either in pick up coil or magnet special thannks to those of you who nailed this on the head We had no reason to suspect new part should have known better it happens all to...
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L poor power VIN: 2G1WW12M3T
we couldn't fix this car,most said that the cat converter was plugged,we checked back pressure only had 3 inches of pressure,some said o2 sensors,we had over 15 hours and 140 miles of driving,thanks for the help,will update if we get it back and figure it out
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Starting VIN: 1C4GP64L6W
This chrysler is fixed. Thanks for all the replies. Don from Oklahoma nailed it. When the problem occurred I would tap the top of the instrument cluster and all my lights would come on and the vehicle would start. We pulled the cluster out and removed circuit ...
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L missing orfice tube VIN: 1B7FL26X5T
I personally thank every body that responded to my help message. The orifice tube goes into the condensor just as Alldata and Chrylser service manual states. I made a mistake and the body shop a bigger one. They installed a new condensor that I was not aware o...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No ECM Response VIN: 2B4GP44R7V
Many thanks to all who replied. I can borrow a DRB3, hopefully it will make this a breeze. If I still have a problem I will send to dealer for flash. I thought the snap-on scaner could do this but apparently there is still a large problem with it not working o...
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1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L maybe transmission VIN: 1FMDA21X1R
First of all, thank you to all who responded with suggestions and help. There where several different suggestions as to how to repair this problem, and as always they led us to a final repair. Let me first say that this vehicle acted like a plugged cat in ever...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Ignition VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
Need to close this due to time limits. The problem still occures intermitently where the PATS module inhibits starting but if you leave the key on for 10 minuets it will start every time. I think the problem is in comunication between the ECM and the PATS unit...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1424Y
thanks for all the help, the van been gone for awhile so think it is fix. The airbox after the maf sensor was broken in the rear after the sensor, so the maf sensor was not seeing all the air the engine was getting, I think that would be considered a vacuum le...
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33PX1
thanks to the guys that offered help. all three replies were valuable. the first reply told us about a recall on these vehicles for the above problem. that info is true for this vehicle. the second reply concerned the possibility of multiple fuses powering the... Trouble codes: P0460 (fuel level sensor circuit fault).
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMPU17L74
Thanks to Phil, Scott, and Steven for your time but I have been unable to find the cause of the dying problem. For three weeks it has run well with a lot of rain. I tried my best to find a wiring problem. I will keep you all informed if I or Ford come up with ...
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L brake fluid VIN: 1GKDT13W1W
Thanks to all for the quick replies I received. Especially to Kirk [...] who pointed out an easy test found in this months issue of Brake and Front-end to find contanimation in brake fluid. This test is based on the fact that brake fluid is water soluble whi...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 6.0L steering box VIN: TGTEK19TX2
We received replys from Harry,Bill,andTom all three had good input.The suggestions were possible noise from electronic valve on variable assist systems,aftermarket press.hose vibrating against the frame or body and a tsb for greasing the intermediate shaft aft...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L burns oil VIN: 4S2CM58W5X
Most replies stated that this is a engineering concern on 98 up models, even saying Isuzu considers 1 qt. oil loss in a 1,000 miles acceptable. It seems the pistons dont have enough drain holes inside oil ring lands,and egr tube flow is critical for cooling th...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JCMR789XH
I have to thank everyone for all their help! it really helped! i almost cried this morning when it started! lol. I tried everything that everyone has suggested. I triple checked ground wires, including the one on the dipstick and found that to be unhooked. I a...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7S
thank's to all who replyed ::: the pcm was replaced today ,the 02 system work good now , replaced from dodge dealer was allready flashed from factory ,didn't have to have pcm reprogrammed .thank's for all the reply's mick [...] Trouble codes: 51 (o2 sensor signal below limit).
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S1V
Sorry for the delay, I wanted to make sure that this jeep was fixed. Thanx to John from Virginia and Jerry from Ohio, You 2 hit it right on the mark. Many thanx also to all that took the time to read through and try to help us. I removed the valve cover again ... Trouble codes: P0303.
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7238W
Thanks for all the replies on this car. It turns out that the timming belt had jumped time causing all the loss of power when the throttle was opened quickly. its back on the road again...thanks Trouble codes: 101 (mass air flow volume).
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1989 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1LNCM9844K
Its a little to early to tell if this trans is going to be ok but we are pretty confident it will be. We installed the lube dam with all necessary updates and a new planet assembly. We made sure tubes were open and lube seal was seated properly in case. We als...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Door locks VIN: WDBHA22E4S
I received 3 replies to my help request but the customer never returned with the vehicle to apply the information that I received. Because of this I do not have a answer for how to repair my problem.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L auxilary fans VIN: WDBHA29G4W
Thanks for all the replies, most all mentioned the fan control module. When we inspected the module on the front bumper support, I found it to have been damage to a previous fender bender. Installed a new module and fans work perfectly and a./c is nice and col...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D0T
good replies, at the time we had already examined the repairs suggested but it was helpful to know that we were on the same track. Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor mal), P0505 (idle control).
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3WH54T7P
i received 5 replies on this. thanks to everyone for taking your time to respond. raymond put me on the right track. he reminded me of something i already knew, but had bypassed because of all the codes. seems my scanner didn't care for the car. anyway, he rem... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 circuit), 15 (ect circuit), 22 (tp low), 23 (iat low), 32 (egr circuit), 41 (cylinder selct error).
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1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3NL1535R
We didn't fix this car- The customer was unwilling to try a computer or prom- She is kind of a do-it-yourselfer and she may try this on her own. Thanks for the replies and keep trying. Dan
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G3WH52M7S
Well new intake gaskets seemed to fix it.The car hasn't had any signs of oil consumption.And there isn't any in the radiator.Thanks to all that replied.
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1992 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Steering VIN: 2P4GH45R2N
Thanks for all the help. On this van we found that the lower a-plate on the driver side would shift due to the front a-plate bolt not being all the way tight. Just put a wrench on it and tighten a few turns and the pull went away. Still don't understand why it...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT3VN29V4S
After much thought on the subject, I still felt that the problem was in the driveshaft. We went ahead and got a new driveshaft and the problem is vastly improved. Now we may have a slight tire issue, or maybe I'm trying too hard to find something. I beleive th...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12EX2
Thanks to everyone who replied with their help. Rechecked rear VSV near gas tank, found to be bad after it got warm. Replaced with new VSV. Cleared code, all good for now. Dealing with warranty company on oil consumption problem now. Does anyone know of an... Trouble codes: P0441 (EVAP System Purge Flow Low).
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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, NO POWER VIN: WVWBB81E3T
The customer never brought car back in. What was recomended to do: provided there are no codes, is to test & visual inspect electrical part of ignition switch, they can fail when driving & car cuts off, for a second or so, could die and be hard start. Check po...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor operation VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
i am closing this request with the notation:vehicle not back into shop ,yet,to reset the ecm values required to alow ecm /compressor engagement.i am told the new vetronics/bosch european tool will help in reseting these values ,i have made 2 personal thank you...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L compressor operation VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
i can not tell anyone how i did it but with one posting i opened two request,closed with sumary. will update when car back in reconection to ecm made and ecm values reset.ken
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M4X
Thanks to all that replied to my request and sorry about not closing this earlier. It took awhile to get the proper equipment to repair this. I want to especially thank Mathew [...] who all suggested that the throttle body nee... Trouble codes: P1565 (Throttle not setting idle adaptaion beyond limit).
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1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1GA6946J
First off I'd like to thank everyone who replied and especially Al from Manitoba who discussed this system with me over the phone. Alot of replies suggested relays. Main Power, Fuel Pump Relay and the Noise suppression relay. I checked all of these relays and ...
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