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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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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L fuel,temp,telltales VIN: WBAGC8310K
My personal vehicle. Temp and fuel gauges inop as well as the digital readout in center of cluster. No mis. indication or trip mileage as well. Saw this condition before but fixed itself. TSB's on cluster as well as a plug in but unsure as how to diagnose.
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L Broken VIN: WBABB1319N
Hello, I have a customer with 92 BMW 325i that has a broken odometer even thought the speedometer works fine. I determined that it does not use a cable but an electrical signal from the differential. If someone could tell me what usually is the cause of this ...
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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 4USCH7326V
Greetings This car is using coolant (about a quart per 1000 miles) and no external leaks are found, and has NO sign of a leaking head gasket. The car runs fine. Spark plugs look normal. We pressure tested the cooling system OK, aired up each cylinder no bubbl...
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1991 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54C8M
car came in with ck. engine light on. Scan said 41 no cam signal. Replaced cam sensor cleared codes back in 2 sec. of run. Used Mitchell on demand for flow chart. In flow chart they want 8 to 11 volts at a and b, b and c, at cmps, we only have 11 volts at b an... Trouble codes: 41 (No cam signal)
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Cluster,ABS VIN: 1G4GD221OS
Hi everone I have another wild one.This car came in with the complaint of different dash lights gowing off and on.Ie. Batt. light, Trac. Light, ABS light and also complaint of lack of power.I scaned for codes ABS code 25 ,26.The ABS light was not on during my ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L module VIN: 1G4HP52KXW
Owner drove this car into high water created by pouring rain that was over the tires. Flooded the interior and we had to remove seats, carpet and padding to get it dryed out. After we dryed it out the air bag light was on steady and we could not get any codes ...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y9R
The car came in to have to transaxle replaced, after it was replaced another technician noticed what he thought was a misfire, i threw it on the scope and came up with bad wires. ( seen alot of these patterns before) Replaced the wires and the plugs, but the p... Trouble codes: P0076
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1988 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L strange noise VIN: 1G1FP2187J
the camaro intermittently had a problem with a noise near the gas tank while shutting a door or just sitting there. i would say right off the bat that it was the fuel pump priming except that when the fuel pump is primed, it sounds much different. i decided to...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: ZGCEC19K7P
Vehicle came in running badly (terribly actually). Found timing chain off a notch. Replaced chain & gears. Still ran a bit funky. Discovered that if the TB was sprayed with choke cleaner, the missing & bucking would cease. Determined that one injector was not ...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNCS13W1R
This blazer boggs/surges down at about 2000 rpm even with the pedal on the floor and will continue to surge between 1600-and 2400 rpm. Until you let off. T.P.S. stays steady at switch and at ecm while doing act. thank for any idea's Pat
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L power door locks VIN: 1GCEC14K5S
Hello iatn fellows.i got this truck that i been working on for couple of days now.truck came from a reputable body shop. a rf door was replaced about a year ago. but this time around truck was taken to body shop for front end collision. customer stated that po...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K4T
Greetings. The car came in with a "stuck throttle". It wasn't really stuck but was being commanded to idle at 2500 rpm. It had a 122 code so I replaced the TPS knowing that it would fix everything and of course it made no difference. The new TPS sweeps great o... Trouble codes: 122 (TPS Shorted or low voltage)
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCS1449W
Stalls along with check engine light. Code - U 1000 Class 2 Serial Com Problem Ever heard of this?
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cluster,radio VIN: 1GCEK19R6W
Here is the story... My customer has been complaining of an intermittent problem that involves the radio clock resetting to 1:00 and the seat belt light & buzzer sporadically lighting and buzzing while driving. I was never able to duplicate the symptoms. My cu...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G1WL52M9X
when problem occurs vdr data reads ,while eng is still running,0rpm-0egr-open loop-0 timing advance
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Guages lighting VIN: 2C3HD46R2X
Need some help with this one-problem is so intermittent that there is very little diagnostic information to give.Any time the headlights are on,the backlighting dims behind the instrument cluster and radio , then returns to the previous brightness setting. Any...
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Stall
Hi guys this dakota on decel engine will stall,quit. Have checked fuel pressure at idle 14lbs when rev engine pressure drops, also when turn off goes to 0psi. Does these pumps have check valve to hold pressure when koeo? On test drive drives fine when slowing ...
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1993 Dodge Shadow 2.2L No Start VIN: 1B3XP28DXP
Hey, I have replaced the fuel pump assembly in this Shadow three times. I have since discovered that the pump has a 9.5 amp draw, and the pressure is 47 p.s.i. (approximately 8 p.s.i. over specification). The specification I have for this T.B.I. system is 38-...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Z3X
After replacement of the heads, still getting a miss at idle that seems to be isolated to one cylinder, but turns into a radom miss intermitently. The radom miss occurs at idle or part throttle, testing under no load, have not had it occur under load. Have rea...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall VIN: 1B3EJ46X0X
this car runs out of power going down the road, when ever it feels like it, like it runs out of gas, so i took off the gas cap and the problem is gone, so i put on a new gas cap on and gave it back, the car came back the next day, with the same problem, has an...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L abs VIN: 1B4HS28N2Y
Hope there are some dodge mechaics out there. This vehicle came in with the abs & brake light illuminated. We first checked codes, no codes in computer. We checked brake lights and fluid level. No problem found. We went through the service procedure in mitchel...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10AXP
we have a 1993 ford ranger that came in the shop that had started on fire. the fire originated at the icm at pins 7,8,and 9 and distoyed that conector. i replaced the icm and the pigtail with pins 7-12 on it. after that the ranger would only start about four o... Trouble codes: 218 (loss of idm left side)
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP6534T
customers complaint is stalling while cruising and hesitation on acceleration. I have not confirmed the stall but have confirmed the hesitation. If I bring the car off idle up to about 1000 rpm in park I can get the car to surge. It felt as though the EGR was ...
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1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNJLT05H6V
Hi Ford Guru's I have this Aspire that just idles smoothly in or out of gear. However when you apply the accellerator It wants to cut up and die. No CEL or codes stored. Exaust is not plugged. If you accelerate very slowly it will pick up and shift up, but giv...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L serpentine belt VIN: 1FAFP53S3W
Car came in on the hook with seized A/C compressor. I replaced it with a low milage used unit that had worked in the car it came out of. I charged the system and sent the customer on his way. a week after the replacement the customer returned with the serpenti...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Radio, starter VIN: 1FMPU18LXX
Have an intermittant problem with starting the vehicle after vehicle is warm. After driving, on hot restart engine does not crank over and the radio will not come on. ALL other accesaries work normal. Battery voltage is good and I can jump the starter at the s...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L temp gauge VIN: 1FMZU35P4X
Need some help with this one guy's. Vehicle came in with complaint of temp gauge out of range at times.We verified condition on road test by normal driving and going over bumps. Gauge would all of the sudden go al the way past hot and check gauges light would ...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L battery VIN: W9YX151536
vehicle electrical system has a parasitic drain on the battery. When an amp meter is installed between the negative battery post and negative cable the draw is 230ma.. The lighting control module is not timing out. We have tryed replaceing the module with a NE...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Main Relay VIN: 1HGCB7551P
Hi, Intermittant no start while cranking. I'm trying to find the infamous "main" relay on this accord. She always starts when I get to the car. Customer says she wont start when sitting in the heat. Its hard to test for something that isnt broke when I get the...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKPL189YH
Compressor was replaced by another tech about a year and a half ago at approx 35k miles. when we recieved it it had 49k miles, hi and low side pressures static were about 60 psi. When the ac was turned on... no change in readings, althought the compressor was ...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, P0131 VIN: SHHE478402
Fellow Techs This car was involved in a very strange accident, all the underside was damaged (rubbed) The two lambda sensors were also hit thus were replaced Local dealer needs 1 month to get the spare parts do the Denso sensors were fitted to this vehicle (... Trouble codes: P0131 (Bank 1 O2 sensor Voltage Low)
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: 4S2CM57W61
Good day everyone. Here we have a 2001 Rodeo Sport that has an intermittent lack of power after driving anywhere from 45 minutes to a couple of days. We have not been able to duplicate the problem yet, but the customer states that it will barely get out of its... Trouble codes: P1125 (electric throttle control), P1295 (ETC power management mode), P1515 (Command actual TPS correction)
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L memory controls VIN: SAJA01NXFM
Customer complained that memory for seats, steering and mirrors are going out, when these are set as soon as you lock the doors using the remote control the system looses it's memory and the seats mirrors and steering wheel do not move. I understand that there...
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1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.9L Rocker arms VIN: 1JCNJ15U4J
Customer complaint of engine noise & skip. Testing led me to remove valve covers. I found pushrods worn short enough that the valves aren't opening. After replacing the worn parts with new and running engine with covers off I see I am only getting oil to 5 pus...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Springs VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6R
This Jeep has a major problem of rocking/jumping from tire to tire(it feels like this) after hitting a bump. The only way to stop it is to slow down with both hands on the steering wheel. Not all bumps cause this action but it has been getting progressily wors...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L 1-2 2-1 shift, intermittant
Howdy fellow techs, I work on Ford transmissions for a living and took on this Jeep that belongs to one of the service writers. I went thru it after it lost 3rd gear, clutches were burnt and cylinder had serious scoring, I also found that the 2-3 servo spring ...
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L ride control VIN: SALHC134XP
Hi landrover techs,this 93 country lwb was driven to my shop with all the air springs flat as a pancake. the level control switch in truck is blicking. I have a factory manual that shows the air supension compressor and relays are under the dashboard. tryed tr...
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L compressor VIN: JT8GK13T8R
Customer bring in car for not cooling at times. Pressures are normal while it works, but when it acts up, pressures equalize, does not cool, but compressor is on. It does have the push button a/c control head. I have evacuated system and recharged with virgin ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Engine Cooling System VIN: WDBE33D2HA
Customer brought car in for transmission adjustment and lack of power from engine and engine over heating slowly, (110c-120c)at highway speeds.(Engine Built another shop) Adjusted transmission Installed new injection pump / calibrated injectors and we have lot...
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1MELM6240T
Hi, This car has what seems like a brake pull to the left. Steering wheel will jerk hard left during brake application. Routine brake service consisting of Wagner loaded calibers, brake hoses and machining rotors was performed. Problem still present. Rotors...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62WOV
Greetings,hoping for some ideas.Have a vehilcle that sets mentioned codes.Upon testing I find I have system voltage to all O2 heaters,and ground to all but bank2 sensor1.Voltage drop from sensor to ecm tests good.Not sure how to determine what could be keeping... Trouble codes: 0135 (o2 heater b1s1), 0141 (02 heater b1s2), 0155 (o2 heater b2s1), 0161 (o2 heater b2s2)
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31P3W
please help.this montero has generic data.what does the ecm look at to read egr flow.egr system is working properly.thanks for any help in advance.this is a heat case. Trouble codes: P0400 (low egr flow detected)
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31H3Y
The car came in for the check engine light on and a rough idle. I performed the scan tool diagnostics and found a p0400 code for the egr flow malfunction. I pulled the egr valve off to check for carbon peices blocking the pintle. Found some carbon in the egr v... Trouble codes: P0400
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1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1N6HD11Y3G
Any help is appreciated, I am sure i am just overlooking the obvious. There is no injection pulse from the ecm wiring all checks good and i have also tried a known good ecm...both ecms give the two codes listed and i cannot find a positive id for these codes. ... Trouble codes: 31 (24 -), 24
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D81
hi guys i need help from you nissan guru's. this sentra has 4 o2 sensors. two pre and two post. (WERE REPLACED PER DTC AND CUSTOMER REQUEST) after rear o2 sensors replace dtc p0160 returned. check wiring to pcm ok check grounds in the rear of intake ok. left r... Trouble codes: P0160 (left bank rear 02 sensor high voltage)
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D72
Nissan/Infiniti techs.Here's one for ya, P0226 [...] keep coming back after clearing all codes and this vehicle will not move.RPM's max out at 1500rpm and she crawls real slow. Customer states that he was driving on interstate and pulled off for a pitstop(f... Trouble codes: P0226 (Accelerator pedal sensor circuit range/performance problem), P1228 (Accelerator pedal position sensor 2 circuit high voltage), P1705 (Throttle sensor circuit malfunctionAccelerator sensor), P0455 (Evap system -gross leak)
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1986 Other European corniche 11 5.2L Electronic VIN: SCAZD42A3G
I have a problem and need help with this rolls, I have no experience or have any information on this. The speedometer don't work, but the cable at the transmission is okay, Does any Rolls Royce Technicians any tips or any known problem this vehicle have with t...
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1998 Other GM RAMBLER 275CID Unknown
hello everyone, this post is more about information than a specific problem. when replacing parts on ac system on this holiday rambler 275 horse cummings i noticed 2 check valves one on each side of the drier. i would like to know what the purpose of these che...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L brake pad sensor VIN: WPOAAZ999Y
Dear Porsche Friends, this is about Porsche Drivers Education driving. Sofar we ran with two customers in the problem of melting brake pad wear indicator cables, e.g. above mentionend 996 and also another customer with a 200o boxster. More or less both driver...
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2001 Saturn SW2 1.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZN84711
Hey guys needs some help. This saturn came in about 2 weeks ago. The customer said buck and stall after driving for about 45 minutes. I drove the car myself and it cut off once felt like ignition, check for only only one P1599 could not get the car to do it ag... Trouble codes: P1599 (cc power/ engine stall)
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2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation VIN: JF1SF655X1
This car originally had a missfire problem, I replaced the plugs and wires and the miss was gone. Then about 2 weeks later the car was back with a hesitation problem. I tested the fuel pressure and the pressure was 7 psi below spec. The fuel pump solved this p...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L mil off VIN: JT4RN93P8R
Hello Tech's. Need help from some Toyota techies. This is my first posting. This vehicle is my personal pickup. My pickup needs to go in for a smog check. Gave the pickup a tune-up (new spark plugs, cap & rotor, air filter, valve adjustment, clean pcv valve) a... Trouble codes: 42 (Vehicle Speed Sensor)
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1996 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Hydraulics VIN: 6T153VK100
This car had the clutch accumulator overhauled two years ago to correct a fluid leak and the master and slave cylinders overhauled a year ago to correct a low pedal. Now we have a low pedal again, but the fluid remains full and there is absolutely no signs of ...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
help!! Trouble codes: P0401
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4TAVN52NXW
Hello all This vehicle has a hesitation on takeoff with a surge on acceleration. After checking everything we could think of we discovered that if you plug off the EGR vacuum hose at the EGR valve the truck has no drivibility problems. We teed into this hose w... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 cyl), P0305 (Misfire 5 cyl)
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1982 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 1.7L relay layout VIN: WVWCA0152C
Have been unable to get a relay layout on this fuse/relay panel. There 12 relays and I believe there a wrong relay that creating the problem. Dealership is no help here and library no help either. As soon as you turn on the ignition (not to crank position) to ...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWPB81H7W
Starter will usually not operate. Anti-theft system usually arms itself with car just sitting. After driver's door is closed, alarm system will sound when it is subsequently opened. Driver's window will usually not operate. This is a pre-comfort system car (pn...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C1X
vehicle came in after having a timing belt and water pump, the car ran great for 2 days after it picked up. when you start the car it dies imediately hot or cold. created a vacuum leak makes car idle but not smooth.checked maf with vantage ok. fuel pressure ok... Trouble codes: 102 (air flow signal low volts), P0341, 122 (tps voltage low), 322 (no engine speed signal)
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3VWSA29M8Y
Customer states that intermintantly, usually after she gets gas, engine will race up to 3500 rpm for about 15 seconds at a stop then return to normal.Engine lite does not come on, no codes stored.Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thank you
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1996 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52M7T
to summerize the tips recieved they centered around cleaning the egr ports in the intake manifold. the problem remained even after doing so I was unable to get egr to activate 100% of the time using the scanner and verified there was no signal at the wire at... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs module VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
First of all I would like to thank the people that responded. The first response had to do with not replacing parts with used ones form a JUNKyard witch is a good practice I agree. Another reply was that Mitchell did not offer any more trouble shooting informa...
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Refrigerant Line/Hose set VIN: 1G6CP5335L
Thanks to all who responded regaurding the bracket on the rear of the a/c compresor. We had a similar Cadilac in the shop today and verified that there indeed is supposed to be a bracket. We have advised the customer that further repairs are needed and are now...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L long crank time VIN: 1G6KY549XX
Hello everyone! We received three replies to our post, and Stephen from Florida hit the nail on the head. We monitored ignition 1 voltage with our Tech 2. Ignition 1 voltage went to 0 when the fault was induced. As he suggested, we replaced the ignition switch...
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1984 Chevrolet C10 Suburban Custom 5.0L rear brakes VIN: 1G5EC16H9E
well here it is everyone. we replaced the rear shoes again and had the drums machined. we think that the drums were egg shaped and causing the adjujsters to adjust up while driving. we havent seen the vehicle for 3 weeks now. thanks again to all who replied it...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNEL19W6P
After several attempts to check and double check parts and new parts, this has proven to be quite the challange for me. Several suggestions were made to check the injector body and fuel lines inside the intake plenum (that is my thought also, it is about the o...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNDT13W8T
thank to all for the help finding this problems. one problem was the o2 heater failed on bank one sensor three and the other was the distributor cap had an internal short, which shorted clyinders one and four, we could see no visable problems with distributor ... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple missfire), 147 (o2 heater), 155 (o2 heater).
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14WOU
the truck went back to previous shop that had just installed a new fuel pump from the zone,we recommend a complete unit from the dealer. when the system got real hot, the fuel volume would drop causing the driveability issue. the pressure was allways up. thank... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151.
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Brake lights VIN: 2GCEK19R7V
Big thanks to Michel from Texas. Pain in the but to find, but I got it and got the customers brake lights working. Was also hoping this would solve his cruise control issue, but no such luck.
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L system voltage VIN: 1GBKC34J5W
OK, I think we've finally fixed this one. Turns out source of problem was a damaged (melted) wiring harness at left rear of intake manifold in proximity to EGR tube. Repair damaged wires, insulated, and wire tied up away from heat source. We've driven almost a...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33JOY
Hi, Thank you to all that responded. I followed the suggestions, had the injectors tested & cleaned all ok, replaced cap, rotor, wires, plugs. Code rich rt bank returned, switched sides with O2 sensors. Customer took on a trip, light came back on, went off a... Trouble codes: 175 (Bank 2 Fuel Trim Rich).
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L low coolant light on VIN: 2G1WFSSE82
Thanks to all that responded, just about everyone said that the coolant level sensor was the problem. Was unable to get it to fail when testing, so I took your advice and just replaced it. It has been about two weeks now and the light never comes on. Thanks ag...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L cigar lighter fuse VIN: 1C4GP54L4T
Had only a few replies,however Tom had the info I needed.Connector is behind driver side A piller.I unpluged the connector,cycled key and fuse was still good.New windshield with grid is the fix.Thanks to all. shawn
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44331
I appreciate the people that took the time to reply! This was a VERY strange problem. The o2 heaters were good, I could put voltage and ground to the o2 signal line and see the voltage change on the DRB, checked the volts at the 02 connector and they were with... Trouble codes: P0134 (1/1 o2 stays center).
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Starting VIN: 1B7MC36WSR
Thanks to the 4 that took thet time to respond to my help request. Joel [...] put us in the right direction. Had to replace ignition switch. Thanks again.
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1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB21Y0V
Thanks to all who replied, The final fix on this vehicle was a plugged converter. I tried replacing the coil like some had suggested and had no luck. Eventually I removed the front o2 sensor and the van ran beautifully. Replaced the converter and the muffler a... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple cyl misfire), 302 (2 misfire), 303 (3 misfire), 304 (4 misfire), 305 (5 misfire), 306 (6 misfire).
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L speedometer VIN: 1B7HC16Y6W
I have not fixed this one yet. It is the shop truck and always gets fixed last. I had some replies that said it was the pcm, I had others that said cab module. I had one that told me how many pulses per mile to check the signal etc., but I could never get a pa...
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1992 Ford fleetwood mh 460CID destroying catalyst VIN: 716HN30472
To all,First of all a big THANK YOU toGerry [...].We corrected the problem's with this coach and it was delivered today.We ended up talking to ford tech service and this put the icing on ...
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1993 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L intermittent shift problem
Thanks for the input. The hydraulics appear to be the culprit. 'Pumping' the pedal does appear to correct problem. It is so intermittent and only in the morning that it was hard to do much diagnosing. Now the next step is getting the customer excited about the...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26K6R
Again thank you all for your help, its fixed. The adjustment that i found on iatn is correct, setting the fipl to 1.25 volts helped with the shiting and not the cause of the code returning at this point, the problem i was having was during the koeo test the co... Trouble codes: 23 (tps out of range/fipl).
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L epc pressure VIN: 3FALP65315
We sent the vehicle back to the trans shop again and they pulled the trans and said they could not find the problem. They then installed another trans and the prolem is fixed. I had two responses for the pressure regulator vale bore worn out. This is a good po...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
due to weather in NJ still very bad. i haven't put the iac motor in yet. but after i clean it. i haven't hear from him yet. hopfully this will fix it thanks for many who took time and read my post.
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
for some reason i had 2 post open. how did it happened? i dunno. thanks again for reading.
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Engine Timing VIN: 1FMDU34E3V
Hello fellow techs.Thanks for the great help that you guys have given. Suprisingly the valves on this engine were not damaged.It is a interferance engine but is seems that even though the guides & tensinor were badly broken the valves were not CRUSHED.I conclu...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Blend door VIN: 1FAHP56SX1
Thanks for the help on this vehicle. It seems that the secondary blend door has been a problem on these vehicles. Most of the replies that I recieved confirmed my thoughts on this. Some mentioned the motor that operates the blend doors, however it was mot the ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4FSYU081X1
Well I only recieved one reply to my email address but now that I am ready to close it I see there were actually 14 replies. For some reason 13 did not make it to my email address, they would have been helpfull. Maybe a problem on my side. I have already clean...
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1965 GMC 910 5.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 0C91534807
Thanks to all for the information, basically just trail, error and lots of time. set the timing at 25 degrees at 2500 rpms. seems to work fine, and customer said it works much better. But till crappy on gas. Thanks again for everybody help!
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L air bag VIN: 1GKDT13W2V
we got this one fixed thanks to john's reply,the air bag module was bad,john said to check for 36 volts at the arming sensor with it unplugged and we only had 30 volts,replaced module with a used one from salvage yard and truck was repaired,thanks also to art ...
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1999 GMC K2500 Suburban 7.4L abs VIN: 3GKGK26J9X
thanks for all your help removed the sensors cleaned mounting surface reinstalled problem fixed thanks again dave
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L codes VIN: 1HGCG16582
This one went back to the dealer. We had a few replies to ground different wires at the ALDL, but did'nt get the chance.
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1991 Infiniti M30 3.0L code 16 VIN: JNKHF14C5M
thanks for the multiple replies. this code deals with the tcc sol. replaced the sol. (190.00 cost), and the system is back to normal, and my daughter is off to break something else!
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L transfer case
It was the transfer case switch as one member here said. It was my screw-up. Being busy for some reason I thought it was one of the later modle 4x4 transfer cases with the electro-magnet that engages the front drive when the rear wheels tend to slip. so I was ...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Shakes VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
Thanks For All The Quick Help. I R&R The Front Drive Shaft And Checked The Joints (They Were OK) Rotated Tires And Balanced Again.(OK) With Jeep On Drive On Rack Had Helper Rock Steering Wheel Had Very Little Looseness In Track Bar But Replaced It Any Way. Did...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L light bulb burnt out VIN: KNDJA7230T
This isnt a #74 bulb one of the replys sounded as if he knew which bulb I may have had. Im going to try and mail mine to him to see if he can get me one. Im closing this thread as I dont know how long it will be before I get a bulb for this vehicle. However I ...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALJY12XWA
after checking everthing,decide to remove tran,inspect flywheel found one of the reluctor teeth slightly bent,order new fly wheel, install ,verify repair, car runs perfect before remove i did scope out crank sensor..
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4F2YU81X1K
Well I only recieved one reply to my email address but now that I am ready to close it I see there were actually 12 replies. For some reason 11 did not make it to my email address, they would have been helpfull. I have already cleaned everything that could be ...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L valve train VIN: JN1EJ01F5P
Thanks to all who responded. The majority of the posts involved the VVT- Variable Valve Timing sprockets on the intake camshaft. There is a bulleting concerning rebuilding the sprocket by replacing the spring only. The dealership we deal with has never sold a ...
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HY521XN
I got this one fixed. As i said the last thing I tryed was a new crank sensor and conector which made no change. What I ended up doing was replacing Ing. Mod. and new coil packs. The car now runs great. There was some small cracks on each of the coils.How this... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 sensor circuit open short or bad), 18 (crank signal open or no signal), 58 (vats system problem).
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Air Bag Code VIN: 1GWJ52K1WF
Sorry for the delay. The customer was scheduled to return a couple of weeks later. In the mean time he stopped by and said that since we worked on it the light has stayed off. So he dosen't want to do anything until it comes back. We will let you know if he re...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L ABS speed sensor circuit VIN: 1G2NF52F62
Found severed wires in the rt front wheel speed sensor harness below the transmission. Transmission apparently rubbed thru. As for left rear wheel speed sensor being inoperative must have something to do with the snap on modis. Not sure why it didnt pick it up...
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