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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUED28D3W
Hi group, Audi A4 Quadro was towed in our shop,with massive oil leak,it was front pump bushing and seal, after replacement now we have a check engine light code 00262, pressure control solenoid, when we shift from park to drive. strong jolt and it is not shift...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L electrical window VIN: WBABJ5326R
the clamping protection feature that this car has only works on the passenger side window but not on the drivers side. window suppose to drop 4mm when you open your door. please e-mail me if somebody can help. thank you
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3334Y
This vehicle towed in approx. 2 weeks ago, Battery was dead, customer had son replace battery, then engine would crank but not start. Customer insists vehicle not ever jumped to start, and battery not accidentally hooked up in reverse polarity. Using Baum Tool... Trouble codes: 146 (No Description), 209 (EWS Signal Manipulated)
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1986 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Excessive Emissions, low power VIN: 1G6EL5780G
Car will run fine on open highway until you come to hill & try to accellerate, loses power, black smoke, goes into open loop, 9mv on o2 because of open loop (only goes into open loop because of keeping foot into it). Have replaced map sensor & fuel pressure re...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs and traction control lites VIN: 1G6KD544XW
abs and traction control lites are on. code # 1227 left rear excessive wheel speed variation. found no obvious problems but repaced wheel speed/hub assembly at that time because of pattern failures on past cars. also checked wiring, connectors and sub harness ...
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Vibration VIN: 1G6K45491X
Hello Cadillac Techs I have a Seville that has a moderate vibration only on deceleration. The car must be traveling 67 mph or faster to vibrate, if the brakes are applied or if the throttle is increased the vibration goes away. There is a TSB regarding a vibr...
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1990 Chevrolet BOUNDER 7.4L power steering VIN: 1GBKP37N8L
this motorhome came in from another shop . the power steering pump is very noisy and fluid leaks out of resvoir through the cap,the pump has been replaced with a gm pump,when you drive down the road fluid is forced out of the resvoir, this motorhome is equipt ...
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1993 Chevrolet motorhome 454CID p/s pump VIN: 1GBKP37N33
Went thru GMs manual on bleeding the system.Got a lot of air. Noise goes away until you bring the rpms up and apply the brakes or turn the steering wheel. Rebleed the system and the air is there again. There are no external fluid leaks at all. I have worked on...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L #6 cylinder dead VIN: 1GNEL19W8P
Good afternoon everyone. We have a real brain teaser on our hands. We have a dead miss on cylinder #6. As you can see we have fuel, spark, compression and still #6 cylinder when shorted out makes no difference. When we apply the brake pedal makes stumble worse
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Transmission slips VIN: 2GCEC19R5T
We replaced the intake gasket for a coolant leak. Reinstalled everything and resynced Cam and crank together by procedures. Test drove home over night and returned to customer with no problem. 2 days afterwards came back to shop with Mil Lamp on with codes p01... Trouble codes: P0108 (MAP Sensor Circuit too high), P1106
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L codes VIN: 1GCGK29UO1
dont have much info on this the code is co265 ebcm relay circut. the problem is intermittent the code sets about every 30 miles or so. I checked connections at the ebcm and checked voltage on the motor connector and its ok. thanks for any help
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L compressor VIN: 3GNFK16T11
This vehicle came into us last friday with a broken AC belt. This 5.3 engine has a seperate AC compressor belt with it's own tensioner. we replaced the tensioner & belt because the tensioner has excessive side to side play. vehicle came back today with another...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7GL22XOX
still has a cold start problem,coolant and iat all look normal.after truck sits for about 48 hours it starts and runs real rough.feels like fuel injectors are leaking but all pass injector balance test.no codes just running rough after sitting.has any body ran...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L intermittent wipers VIN: 2B4GP24RXX
Hi all, Windhield wipers on this caravn work fine at all speeds in KOEO positon but will not operate in intermittent position with KOER. Multi function switch was replaced due to phyysical damge earlier this year. I know that the BCM controls delay but do not...
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1990 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4E3BS54UXL
The car has a intermitant problem of a surge then usualy a stall after starting . you can make it continue to run by manualy maintaining the idle at or above 2000 rpm ... idle set screw has been checked and is correct ,suspect maf but would like to know if any...
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1960 Ford thunderbird 352CID Lighting VIN: OY71Y17258
This started out as a simple no crank job which needed a starter then after we fixed that the guy keeps adding to the list he now wants us to fix the heater core , the turn signals , and the horn, Problem is I have absolutly no info on this car I need a wiring...
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1982 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Dies on cold startup VIN: 2FABP35F7C
Hey ford experts, We have a 82 LTD with a 7200 Variable venturi carbureator. Someone has aparently "rebuilt" and now the customer has brought it in with a cold start problem. When you first start it up after sitting all night it fires right up and runs smooth...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Trans shift VIN: 1FTEX150Y0
Please Help!! I have a F150 with every trans code known to man. It has a E40D trans with the above mentioned codes. It will only drive in default shift mode. I'm not sure if it is 2nd or 3rd but its definitely not 1st. I checked the typical power and grounds ...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N7R
This Ford F150 will intermittently,(on restart after a hot soak run and short shut-down sitting time) go to fast idle, then hitch and buck when shifted into Reverse or Drive and sometimes it will then stall thereafter. This occurs only after it has been shut d... Trouble codes: 565 (KOEO Canister Purge Failure), 542 (KOEO Fuel Pump Secondary), 556 (KOEO Fuel Pump Primary), N0NE
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L epc pressure VIN: 3FALP65315
I am not a trans guy and kind of adopted this problem after many others have worked on it. Had a trans shop rebuild the trans several months ago and it worked great. Car came back for delayed/harsh shifting in all gears last week. Trans shop removed the trans ...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
hello ford tech. this is my friend's suv who live a few blocks away. due to we have bad storm in NJ. i didn't have a chance to get the vin. sorry. here is what happened to this truck. 9 months ago in freezing winter, it crank but won't start. by the time i hoo...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
hello ford tech. this is my friend's suv who live a few blocks away. due to we have bad storm in NJ. i didn't have a chance to get the vin. sorry. here is what happened to this truck. 9 months ago in freezing winter, it crank but won't start. by the time i hoo...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FYYR14X4X
THIS VEHICLE HAS CODES PO133 AND PO153. IT CAME IN WITH AN ENGINE KNOCK AND DEAD CYLINDER. THE CHECK ENGINE LITE WAS ON AT THAT TIME. THE CUSTOMER SAID THE LIGHT HAS BEEN ON A YEAR OR MORE. WE REPLACED THE MOTOR AND THE CODES RETURNED IMMEDIATELY. THE VEHICLE ... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Surge, Fuel Odor VIN: 2FMZA5144X
customer just bought this van & they are getting a very bad fuel odor in the van i checked the gas cap & it is sealing good but noticed a vent line from the evap canister coming out by the gas cap with fumes coming out from that line if i block off this line t...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Monitors won't run VIN: 1FAFP56S4Y
I have this Taurus that won't run monitors for OBD inspection. First vehicle came in with check engine lite bulb out. We replaced the bulb and test drove. Found up and downstream O2's Switching the same on rear bank. Front was switching fast but not as fast as...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fUnknown VIN: 1FTNW21F6Y
This is a 2000 F250 Super duty, 4wd, 4 door vehicle. When driving in the 40 -70 MPH range if a bump is hit in the road, it develops a noise/vibration like it would have a mud grip tire on it(which id doesn't). The noise is also somewhat like driving over the r...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on, LTFT -20% VIN: 1FTNE24L4Y
hello, this vehicle came in with a complaint of inabilty to accelerate over 50 mph. Suspected cat failure. Found back pressure over 10 psi, replaced all three cats. Driveability complaint is gone, however there are two codes po172 and po175 system too rich, bo... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Not Ready VIN: 1FTNW21L71
Hi Group! This pick up failed Mass state inspection because of no communication with PCM. We dicovered the fuse for the power supply to the ALDL had failed. It's on the same circuit as the cigarette lighter. Now the trouble is that the system will not go into ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L fill tude VIN: 969FL4565L
This is going to seem stupid. But has anyone found a dip stick on the 2002 and up ford explores and mercury mountainers? I was told by ford service rep. "the dip stick and tube was eliminate because the transmission is maintinace free". More like cost reductio...
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on, trans complaints VIN: 1GKDT13W0V
This vehicle came into the shop with complaints of the transmission slipping under moderate acceleration. Also he says the oil pressure gage is reading unusually high. Upon initial test drive without scanner noticed shift points were high, hard, and never the ... Trouble codes: P1406, P0122, P1122
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1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L drivers front VIN: 1GTHG35R7X
One of our fleet accounts (of course the owner of the comany) is having trouble with his drivers side power window. We replaced the power window regulator a couple of years ago. Afterwards he brought the vehicle back for a noise from the window about 3" from t...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Starting VIN: 1HGCB7657N
A big thank you to all who posted on this problem last week. I got 36 replies and can't answer each separetly but the problem was the Power Relay. About 90% of posters suggested this and the others gave me a background on what to suspect next. The car is runni...
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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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1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L Stall VIN: KHMVF21N6T
hello fellow techs. I need some help on a hyundai. This is my wifes grandmothers car and I'm tired of hearing about this problem. It happens so intermittently that I can't duplicate the problem. I expierenced the problem only once in the last year or so. Only ...
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1991 Infiniti M30 3.0L code 16 VIN: JNKHF14C5M
help! my daughter's car is not shifting, and i'm catching it *** for it! she complained of overheating, and after a test drive, i found the trans. was in fail sfe. it has a code 16 in memory. i can't find info for this trans. does anyone know the definition of...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJHX1749R
Need help with this Jag. Came in and everytime brakes are applied the red brake light on the dash comes on, brakes are in excellent shape, fluid level is up,it has anti-lock system and it is functioning properly. According to the wiring schematic I have everyt...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S4T
Customer stated that the engine has been cutting out for a couple of months now. Trying to save some money he installed new plugs & wires himself. I got the call after symptoms returned and he was near taking a hammer to the vehicle. Scan the computer circuits... Trouble codes: P0351
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GW48S8Y
This vehicle has a mysterious coolant loss. We have added dye to system, done several pressure tests under all temperature conditions. Removed all 6 spark plugs to inspect. Checked for dye residue in exhaust. Checked entire engine, radiator, heater core, hoses...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs VIN: SALTY154XY
I'm seeing a few Disco II vehicles which have had a warranty update to the brake modulator. Some of these vehicles also have the ABS and Traction Control lights on. The dealer says these are unrelated and the update doesn't have anything to do with each other....
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT8UZ30C1N
hello and thank you in advance for any help. what i have going on is a severe engine stumble and cut out on accel either under load or when reved in park. no difference under load or if in park.idle quality is good. when i originally got car it would not hardl...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JM1BJ22531
This vehicle came to us from another shop. When you drive at highway speeds around 60 mph and you go to wide open throttle to pass, at about 5800 rpm, the engine will start to lose power. If you keep it floored it will slow down to about 5000 rpm and then it w... Trouble codes: P0302
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1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 se conve 2.2L turn signals VIN: 1110231206
I can't find a wiring diagram for this car in my extensive library. Turn signals don't flash. I can't remember where the flasher is and what it's part number shoud be when i do find it so i can identify it.
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1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1130421001
This car ran terribly last year and I posted a request for help getting the injection pump rebuilt. An IATN member responded that he had a NOS rebuilt pump that he'd had for years. We installed the pump and indeed the car ran great, until it got hot. When the...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L No Start VIN: WDBAB23A3C
This vehicle came in as a no start. It had 1 glow plug failed. we replaced the glow plugs and the glow plug relay. It was failing intermitantly. In Alldata, the fuel pressure is [...] to be 11 psi. I need to know if that is a running pressure or if I shoul...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L Block VIN: WDBCA45E1M
This is a delicate case and I need some advice from anybody who went through something similar. The car came into the shop because of oil-consumption, mostly at cyl#1 (fauling sparkplug). I recommended replacing the valve-seals, considering the car had low mil...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Timing Chain/Cyl Head VIN: WDBEB28E0N
Car came in with a BAD smoking condition, found the cylinder head gasket blown in the area where oil feed hole for the cam runs between the front of the engine and # 1 cylinder, it was pumping oil right into # 1. I've got the head off of it. The timing chain g...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E7S
This code 182 comes on about every couple of months with no other problems, runs normally. The overvoltage relay was replaced by another tech and a second time by me, because when I tapped on it the engine died. It's an aftermarket unit and the new one is also... Trouble codes: 182 (Saftey fuel shut-off swith signal for LH/HFM n 3/4)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF20F3T
This 300D will set a P0120 intermittently. I checked vacuum lines, the pressure flap vacuum motor & the filter inside the transducer(for restriction). I did find the vent hose that goes to the air filter housing loose. I reattached it.I tried swapping the EGR ... Trouble codes: GENER, P0120 (Pressure Control Flap Transducer - Mercedes Code P1470)
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L coolant system VIN: 1MEFM50U5W
Hello, We are having a problem with this mercury sable. It has a overheating problem after about 30-40 miles of driving.We worked on this car a few weeks ago on a overheating problem we found that the water pump impeller blades were rusted off change pump car ...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16YXT
Engine light came on along with BRAKE light and BATT light. Read codes posted above , erase codes, restart & codes set immediately. Engine runs ok, Charging system tests ok. Checked both brake light switches ( master cylinder float switch and park brake switch... Trouble codes: P0505, P1441, P0135, P0141 (b1s2 o2 heater ckt), P0146, P1130
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L oil pump VIN: JN1CA21D5V
This one came in with the timing chains rattling. First thought was tensioners gone bad. Got new OE tensioners. Oh yeah. There was no bad oil leak from timing cover as there is in most. I know there's an updated starter with more gear teeth to increase crankin...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Idle Control Valve & EVAP Canister and Vent Contro VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
A friendís car bought from auction. Runs good, but canít keep idling when start. You have to step on gas pedal when cranking. Once fired up and let it run for seconds, there is no idle problem in parking or at stop. OBD II codes: P0505, P1490, P0446. Replace...
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1G3NK14AXM
This car was brought in with a dead miss. The owner said it happened while driving and has not change since the onset. We started with a comp test and all cylinders were even at 170 psi. We checked the injectors for firing with a noid light. We than removed th...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Misfire
this car will intermitently miss and mil will flash when ever it feels like it. i have checked the crank sensors the cam sens. the ign. module the coil packs. in history codes no.6cyl has missed 63000 times somtimes others have missed but only a few and not al... Trouble codes: P0300
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1G2NE54NBP
the MAF has 6.2v at atart as the engine warms up the voltage drops to 5.3. I can't seem to figure this out. the timing being at 86bdc can't be right. The engine runs fair until it gets up to 55 mph then it feels like it has a governor at 55mph. I have checked ...
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Surge VIN: G2HX52K8VH
Ive been studing this car for a couple weeks mainly because its hard to duplicate the problem. what it will do is get a steady surge right around 50- miles per hour on the getting on the freeway .I hooked my master tech up to to watch the torque converter clut...
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L control head VIN: 1G2HY54K21
Hello everyone I have a car in that the control unit for the ac does not light up, and none of the functions work either. It blows cold air but only out of defrost. The control unit has been replaced, I checked for power at the control head and it only has hal...
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L AC Comp VIN: YS3DM35B5R
This is for the Saab techs. I got this well maintained '94 900. Customer claim air not cold enough - 60 degrees on a 95 degree day. I check all fittings for leaks and found none. So I emptied the system and pull 12 inches of vac for 35 min. After removing vac ...
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1995 Saturn SL1 1.9L Oil Leak VIN: 1G8ZG528XS
There is a definite oil leak coming from the intake nut/stud on # 1 cyl. We removed timing cover to inspect the timing tensioner bolt as per the situation mentioned by the post of John Fears on 01/01/2002. I realize his was a DOHC and ours here at the shop is ...
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1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BJ6325L
This Subaru Legacy died as if it had been switched off as the customer was exiting the freeway one day last week. I scanned the car and no fault codes were present using the scanner or the "D check" method using the jumper leads under the dash. The car has no ...
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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CC2655N
I received three replies telling me to create a knock on the block and monitor the signal. Unfortunately this is not what I was looking for. Since I could not get any more info I had to send this car down the road. Trouble codes: 53 (Knock Sensor).
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1992 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L air bag VIN: 1G4EZ13L9N
relacment derm was defective and would set a code 41 after 14 min of run time,,replaced derm with another and ran 2 redundant grounds frm term b1 and b12 from derm,,problem solved
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G4WS52J52
Sorry, no fix on this one, but no reoccurence either. Thanks to the three that replied. One suggested to validate problem, but it only occured for her one time. The other two replies were to check the PRNDL switch, and the other to check the ECM. If I get any ...
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Misfire VIN: W06VR52R8W
thanks for all your help the fix for this car was the ignition coil pack
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1988 Chevrolet Camaro 5.0L MIL Lamp on, CODE 32 STORED VIN: 1G1FP31EXJ
first of all i would like to thank EVERYONE for their quick replys-all contained important areas to investigate to confirm the cause of this problem-i was blown away by the input and knowledge on a 16yr old vehicle!however this vehicle is back for a more impor... Trouble codes: 32 (egr system fault).
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDC14Z5P
further checking of the heater circuit found that the fuse for the 4wd was acutally missing - after putting the fuse in the system went into closed loop and worked well. reading at idle hc - 59 from 311 co - .68 from .85 cruise hc 35 from 112 co - .18 from .85...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L theft system VIN: 1G1JC1241T
I wish to thank Joe [...] especially sent me a great deal of info including diagnostic info on this system and detailed diagrams. There were 2 maj...
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L water pump drive VIN: 2G1FP22P6V
Sorry for the late post. Had alot of responses on this one. First off the water pump drive shaft (the one coming out of the front cover) does have play in it. I had alot of conflicting opinions on this one, so against my best judgement tore the thing down. Bes...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L dic VIN: 1G1YY22GOX
The fix was to replace the faulty battery. During cranking, the voltage would drop low enough to reset the DIC memory. This car was taken out of winter storage late, and I had charged and checked the battery about 2 weeks prior to this problem happening (ok ...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L pad wear VIN: 1GAHG39R6X
Dear Brothers in arms; I thank each of you who responded to my query. I am closing this request but in reality I will not know if I've made a difference for another 15,000 miles or so. As per some of your suggestions, I've checked to make sure that the rear br...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L reverse VIN: 1GCJK33191
3 out of the 5 replies said to replace the prndl switch. when the problem occured the indicator on the dash read correct and the only code was 847 for shift solenoid 'd'. since no problem with the prndl was indicated i did not feel this would correct the probl...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L 1-2 and 3-4 shift VIN: 1C3EL45R52
The Sebring is FIXED!!, Thanks to Ron [...]! The general concensis was either a leaking seal, or the solenoid pack. Since I had already been through the transmission and replaced all the seals (and paid spe...
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1992 Dodge Shadow ES 2.5L Rev. Limitation
Thanks for the reply's. I got as many questions as I did help. :) I actually found someone to make me an interface board to alter programming. or I can buy an aftermarket PCM at an expense of close to $200.00. Customer is going to choose what kind of expense h...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L engine VIN: 1B7GG23X6S
Well, This was a tough one for me to figure out but I conquered it. I'm not filling out this reply from my own computer so I cannot give specific names for the ones that replied. Sorry! Anyway, one theory from a tech seemed closest to what was happening. He st...
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1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L water pump VIN: 4B3AU52NTE
Thanks for all the help. It was the water pump leaking. The small channel that allows the coolant to leak out of the water pump weep hole was plugged up full of gunk and the antifreeze was backing up into the valley. I also saw the coolant tube that runs throu...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46ROH
I feel from the responses I recieved that the cam sensor is the problem . customer is on vacation and when they return we will fix it I think I will find sludge build up on the sensor. Im pretty confident thats the problem. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal missing at ecm).
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A7T
there is no info as to the location of the notches on the balance in relationship with the key. I found that there is a dimple on the reluctor and it aligns with the keyway. we replacxed the balancer and it runs. after close inspection it had slipped but with ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTYR10V5Y
Ok, turns out there is no 'flex fuel module' on the Rangers, but there is one on the Taurus FF 3.0L. Not 100% sure why or how this setup is supposed to work, because I found the main wiring connector going through the floorboard of the cab near the fuel filt...
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1994 GMC Yukon 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1DAEK18KAR
Well just wanted to thank you for all your replies again, checked into the distributor and the magnets were really cracked, visible to a naked eye. Talked to the owner and told him about it and recomended a new Distributor and said that it may not work, but th...
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1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Hood VIN: SAJ4Y13W6C
Thanks to all the replies. There is a rubber plug in the top of each of the inner fender wells for accessing the hood latches and releasing them. Insert a screwdriver at 1 oclock and move to 11 oclock and presto released. Thanks,
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY49S5W
Hello, I would like to thank you all for the help and the suggestions. The gentlemen who mentioned the clockspring at the steering wheel are correct it was the fix on this vehicle. I disconnected it first and test drove the vehicle watching the inputs to the... Trouble codes: P0123.
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Low Power VIN: SALJYR4XVA
hello again fellow techs! with hours studing the circuits and talking with the customer, she came to the conclusion of not fixing the problem. the cost of the ecu $1700.00 and the risk she said is not worth it. im hoping she will change her mind, i want to kno... Trouble codes: P1177 (Max Neg. FMFR Correction Fault), P1179 (Max Neg. AMFR Correction Fault).
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L vehicle speed control VIN: JT8BH28F4W
thanks for all problem fix with bcm replace.because customer try to jump start vehicle.specialy thanks jeroll,mark,raja,your informanve help me a lot
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1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L shifter VIN: 1LNLM81W9N
well, the stop light switch ohm'd out OK when the switch was taked off of the pivot pin on the master cyl. pushrod. Then I got ahold of a wiring diagram that stated that- Yes, this is the head honcho for a whole host of things to occur besides operating the ...
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM92VXV
thanks for the many responses to my problem. i bought a air bag replacement kit from arnott in florida [...]]. it appears to be quality parts and all fit well. i would recomend buying there rear shocks and upper rear shock mounts at this time as ours w...
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1994 Mazda MX-6 2.0L 4th gear VIN: 1YVGE31C6R
well it wus going in to 4th and 1st at the same time changed the T.R sensor speed sensor and the valve body know all workes good thanks for all the help a lot of good tips
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L system pressure VIN: 1YVGF22CXY
This vehicle is fixed. I'd like to thank Tim Berg and [...] for their suggestions. They were correct in the recognition of the fact that the condenser fan was wired reverse polarity and rotating backwards. We did receive valuable information from almost e...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Converter VIN: WDBGA33G6V
Well as it turn out had to replaced transmission with dealer exchange. original trans. damaged housing behind oil pump, therefore couldn't fix. Price of transmission from dealer is without torque converter, so if you need torque converter add an extra $600.00 ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G92
.hey group, after double checking all , and following all pinpoints, emails ,and add. helpfull tips,the orig complaint was a mil light on after car idles, runs good, a slight idle problem ,but the most important was this light that was setting a # 1 missfire c... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31DXV
replaced distributor again, and put 50 miles on car. Been 2 weeks and no call from customer, looks like a bad run of dist. Thanks to all who helped! Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Phase Fault).
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1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.8L Radiator VIN: 3R47AAR450
First I would like to thank everyone for there great replys, to many to name them all. I'm sorry it took so long to post the fix but as this was my sons car I was only able to work on it on the weekends. After perssure testing with my recycle machine, ( pressu...
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L pass keyII VIN: 1G3HN53L6N
Thanx to all who responded(Esp. Rick [...]).Fix was to locate 2 small white wires in an orange harness,cut and solder in resistor.Radio shack was very helpful,also.we measured key resistance,and came up with 1.126K ohm. Radio shack sold me (2) 2.2 k ohm resi...
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1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1P4GFGGROR
wellllllllll i think we fixed it. after checking coil ohm readings and plugs, one suggestion was champion plugs but we have been using them in others with no problem, one other suggestion was cam or crank sensor, both check ok, when we tried to bring it in the...
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1992 Pontiac Sunbird LE Value Leader 2.0L alternator VIN: 1G2JC14H8N
well, a thanks to everyone who replied. the customer regretfully took the car before i had a chance to check such things as coolant gain and alt running temp. i am also very suspicious of an intermittant draw. after the weekend that the request was posted the ...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L w/s sensors VIN: YS3DF55N9T
The wheel speed sensors finally failed consistantly enough to graph them on the Vantage and condemn them. Thanks for the replies, they were very helpful.
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT3VN29V9S
Well Unfortunately this was a dealer car so they would not approove the extra diagnios time. Had several good suggestions including checking valve clearance.These engines tighten the clearance over time it seems.Thanks for you help
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K71
First, I tried activating the solenoid near the air cleaner with my scanner but I could never Hear it click according to the Toyota TSB then I should check for volts - good. And the ground ohms would change with my scanner. I then read a reply from Greg regard... Trouble codes: P0440, P0446.
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1990 Volvo 240 2.3L R134a conversion VIN: YV1AA884XL
Thank you all for the replies! Sorry for the delay, the customer picked up the car the night of my original post. I have been waiting for a call, or for the customer to return, so we can test further. To summarize there were... 1) 4 votes for EXP Valve/Ori...
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