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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L climate controls VIN: WBAGB4313J
Do not have any heater function at all. This one may be more than one problem. Quick history. . .vehicle was a theft recovery. Items stolen out of the vehicle were: the climate control head and the stereo. I feel ONE of the problems we MAY have is that we MA...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L PWM Valve VIN: 1G4HR52K8V
Hello all, I have a 4T60E in a 1997 3.8 Buick that I have just installed a sonnax TCC regulator repair kit in the valve body. I did not use the small OEM spring as the kit said it was optional. I also installed a new PWM solenoid, not OEM but made by "TeckPak...
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G6KS52Y5R
We installed new electronic control module, camshaft sensor & both crankshaft sensor. Cannot find any shorts in wiring. Installed new ignition wires & spark plugs. Trouble codes: P0023, P0083
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
Hello fellow techs I need some help with this problem. Customer states that the instument cluster went out all of a sudden while driving down the road. My testing shows no communication with any on board computer. I used my snap on scanner and also tried enter...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
missfire @ idle with a/c on.all cyls affected.this at times is intermitent.what am i missing.please help. Trouble codes: P0300
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GCDC14HOM
Gentlemen: need some help, this truck is making me crazy. As I said came in 4 days ago no spark or pulse, easy changed ign module, out she went. Came back today no spark or inj pulse again, tried another ign module--no good, after much testing of powers & grou...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start VIN: 2GIFP22S5S
One of my technicians has been losing hair over this car all week and would love if some of you could help out. This vehicle came to us with an intermittent long crank and no start condition. after a few tries will fire and run great with no other symptoms or ...
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1995 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBHG31Y3S
we replaced the engine on this van with new GM crate engine due to excessive overheating.after install van runs well but has a stalling problem if revved in neutral or while driving and coasting.we did not have a timing meter to set injection pump to exact spe...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, BACKFIRES INTAKE VIN: 1GAHGS9R2X
new tech getting old techs x's on acc van falls on its face the hotter it get the worse it gets but does it all the time but once it gets up to speed it runs good it also back fires through intake when acc fuel press good all the time and getting o2s down in t... Trouble codes: P0151 (ho2 ckt low volts b2s1), P0157 (ho2 ckt low volts b2s2), P0137 (ho2 ckt low volts b1s2), P0131 (ho2 ckt low volts b1s1), P0730 (incorrect gear ratio)
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L duct work VIN: 3C3EL45X6T
hey guys, when i put the controls to just the vent on this gem it comes out the vent but also a fair amount comes out the defrost duct too. I recently put a actuator motor for the vent controls in because when you put it to vent nothing happened at all. I'm n...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54L1V
OK... Thought this one would be easy, hell 3.8s are pattern fail children arent they? Towed in, no RPM signal. Crank sensor open, zero signal. Install new crank sensor, fires up and runs great. Customer pickes up, drives away, gets towed back in an hour later.... Trouble codes: P1391, P0352 (Coil Primary Driver 2 Problem), P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KC2365X
Scanned for codes had a po 181 . Truck runs good going down the road but has a rough idle like it isn't running on all cylinders. If we clear the code it comes back right away. It looks like the injection pump is bad but I would like another opinion. Also will... Trouble codes: P0181
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L chassis VIN: 1B7HF16Z3X
i have been searching for a clunk on a hard accel only. the motor mounts are new factory units. there is no play whatsoever in the front end. the driveshaft has no play in the u-joints. i have tightened all bolts and nuts to anything that connects to the chass...
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1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Surge VIN: 2FACP71W9P
Engine surges at 35/45 mph. Disconnected EGR valve, - no change. No codes, - but the MIL did come on with the EGR unplugged (did not store a code however). Checked for vacuum leaks, - none evident.
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L electric shift 4wd VIN: 1FMOU34X4S
Hi all, Thanks in advance for any insight into our dilema. Vehicle came in with customer complaint of jumping out of 4wd auto when driving down the road. 2wd o.k, No 4wd Low. Scanned GEM, found contact plate codes all (4){1846,1850,1854,1858} and Ignition k...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 1st gear VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
Hello fello iATNERS, This Explorer does not seem to stay in first gear when manually downshifted. Works ok otherwise. Going down steep hill, shift to 2nd... works good, engine braking... shift to first no engine braking, acts like it goes to neutral. Fluid ...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L throttle VIN: 1FTJX35F6T
Has intermittent no throttle response. Has no pattern. Will not accelerate at times, only holds idle when depressing accelerator. Have replace ECM, APPS. Problem went away for 1 month. Any help would be appreciated. Please email responses to tylothringer@skee...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5143T
we had this vehicle in two years ago, at 125,000 miles, for the same problem, #3 cylinder miss. We replaced the coil pack and ignition wires (someone had put Belden wires on it) the miss was still there. Removed plenum, found all EGR ports plugged except #3. C... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire)
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L sudder/miss VIN: 1FTDF180VK
when coming to a hard quick stop at acomplete stop vehicle has a shudder or poss. miss for about 5 seconds or so.poss. trans converter shudder? vehicle only does it in forward. any help would be aprsated.
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1998 Ford Windstar LX 3.0L door locks VIN: 2FMZA5167W
chime will go off intermitantly. after car is warm (hot day or sitting in the sun ) and will not go out un less car is shut off for a few minits .the door a jar light is on and the door locks unlock buy them self. the van has a after market alarm but! it is a ...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L transfercase VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
not able to release front differential in auto mode after hard turn (all the way, either side)
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X6X
car came in first time with a misfire #3 plug was not firing but looked fine so i replaced plug and ran fine. came back 4 months later with same problem same cylinder so i replaced all plugs and wires. did fine for three months same problem raplced plugs again... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWW36S9X
Hello everyone! This V10 has an engine miss that just will not go away. We have replaced the plugs, cleaned the injectors on our ASNU machine and still it misses. A misfire code on #7 cyl. was stored in the pcm. The injector wave pattern is normal. The #7 cyl....
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2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP343X1
Hello , Car has MIL and gas cap faults both on. Codes PO4055 for major evap system leak and PO4057 for gas cap leak. I ran smoke machine on evap test port and find huge amount of smoke near fuel filler. It is coming up canister vent line. The solenoid for the ... Trouble codes: P0405, P0407
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2004 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTGG25U44
We are having a problem with not only this vehicle, but two more 2004 GMC Savana's in our fleet. The driver comes into shop with check engine light flashing and say's it is running rough. We plug Modis in to get code's and it's PO300 Random misfire. Go to Misf... Trouble codes: P0300
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1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCA5648H
This car has a long history of customer complaining of poor cooling. Compressor was replaced in March of this year due to a leaking front seal. replaced it with a complete Honda kit containing new compressor, hoses and drier. Cooled good at that time. Came bac...
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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L No Start VIN: JT4RN6Z841
Good morning guys - here's the deal. Client lives out of state. We disconnect and reconnect her battery when she goes out of town. Yesterday I hooked up the battery. Engine cranks but no start. Had towed to the shop. I have ignition but no fuel pressure or inj...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Tachometer VIN: 1HGC36648V
Hello and good morning, I have this accord with an intermittent tachometer. The dealer told them it needed a new tach, so they brought it here for me to install. I test drove with the scanner, rpm never dropped out on the scanner, but it did on the gauge. It h...
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2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Coolant loss VIN: 1HGCG567XY
The oil in this car looks like it has water in it.Droplets of water are on the dipstick.We changed the oil and cleaned out the valve cover on the previous Maint.Three weeks later cust. reports having to add 1 gallon of coolant.On teardown the MLS type head gas...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21DOP
Appointment was made for intermittent mis-fire...then towed in because it quit. Started right up for us and drove fine cold. Once warmed up there is a light mis-fire at idle...crack the throttle and it's like somebody is turning the key on and off! Found that ...
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1996 Isuzu N NQR 3.9L transmission VIN: JALC4B1K9T
Codes displayed are 13 and 24 I have no specific definition for these two codes I think 13 is TPS fault and 24 is related to VSS, I have already checked all imputs signals to TCM they are ok, but when the truck start moving and just a little touch to accel ped...
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1996 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L ride VIN: JAEDJ58V9T
Vehicle first came in with customer complaint of shudder and noise (dadadada sound) only after coming to a complete stop and then turning either left or right then shudder and noise occurs upon acceleration. The shudder and noise only happens under these exact...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L shift solenoid c VIN: KNAFB1218Y
ck engine light & o/d light still coming on trans fluid ok shifts ok until the light comes on
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2004 Lexus RX300 3.0L electric window VIN: JTJHF31U40
driver'door master switch cannot up/down power windows of the passenger's doors. use toyota hand-held tester read DTC B1261 engine ecu communication stop B1271 combination meter ecu communication stop B1273 sliding roof ecu communication stop B1279 rain sensor...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Hesitation, no power VIN: ILNFM81W9W
hi guys i have a towncar limo that has a bad lack of power until you get moving, it acts like the exhaust is pluged but acts the same with exhaust unhooked. car has no codes at all scan values look good fuel trims are at + or - 1 i have noticed refvoltage is 6...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA30D4G
Won't start after sitting awhile. Needs starting fluid to get running, fuel pressures OK. No apparent air leaks. Changed injector seals, disconnected coolant sensors. Tryed cold start solenoid, did not make a difference.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L stall on first start VIN: WDBFA61E5M
Hi Guys starts and stalls only the first try and starts fine after that. runs great and has tons of power. Did all fuel test in the alldata and tested out fine. Has a slighty odd pattern for the ignition the first stat-up, but its hard to tell if it is the c...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM74W5T
This one came in w/ complaint of running rough. Checked vehicle for codes (no codes or p1000 actually). Test drove vehicle and noticed an intermittent misfire. Checked codes and found a random misfire, I drove a little more till a p0301 and a p0305 came up the... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305, P0352, P0353, P0354
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1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Brougham 2.8L hard start VIN: 1G3AM19W9G
hello all you gm guru's. i have this cutlass cierra that has an intermittent hard start issue. 90 percent of the time this vehiclestarts right away. on ocassion when starting this beast, it will crank for 5 to 15 seconds with out starting up. will pop and sput...
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1986 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 5.0L Low Power VIN: 1G3BP3578G
C/S after I reseal the reman carb top plate and after new GM engine had been replaced car ran great for 3 weeks. Then C/S one day car made loud grinding noise under air cleaner area and gradually the noise wnet away the same day. Since then fule milage is terr...
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1991 Pontiac Grand Am Value Leader 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G2NG14UXM
Plugs and wires changed, have checked coil packs, crank sensor, TPS sensor, ign module, EGR valve. Unplugging vacuum from EGR & capping hose improves situation but not totally, & instigates check engine light & EGR code.
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1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L High Side Pressure VIN: WPOABO913H
Hello Tech's Have this Porche that has High pressure of 350 in bay. I can decrease the pressure if I cool down the condensor with water. The fan is working fine and their is no blockage or restrictions that would effect the air flow through the condensor. Is t...
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1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5276W
Hi group, this saturn cranks but does not start, it back fires and kicks back while cranking, I have replaced plugs and added oil to bring back the compression and also disconnected the injectors for a while to clear cylinders. (but no change)If you disconnect...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L traction control VIN: 4S3BG6858V
Cannot find any bad readings from ABS sensors. Vehicle rear wheel can be seen to be "locking" on & off during turns. No applicable TSB's found on ALL-DATA. Any known common conditions for this AWD problem ? Thanks in advance for any replies , & taking the time...
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1982 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3FJ40C6C
This Cruiser came in after failing emissions for high CO. We were able to adjust mixture to gain a good reading at idle, but at cruise CO shoots through the roof. HCs are also a bit high, but at a passing level. We checked all the obvious - vacuum leaks, ignit...
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1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L transfer case VIN: JT3FJ62G5L
I now have this vehicle in my shop with the transfer case disassembled and have found that the main seal between the transfer case and the automatic tranny is not installed square and there is an idler shaft that has 0-rings which are damaged. My question is:...
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1997 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Master Cylinder? VIN: 2T1BB02E6V
Hey all first post so bear with me I have a 1997 Toyota Corolla with an extremely low brake pedal have tried master cylinder, booster, wheel cylinders I last replaced master and had good pedal but the car came back 2 weeks later with dragging brakes so I flush...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Code P0700/ P0733 VIN: YV1VS29541
Shifts fine with no problems until 2-3 shift. Engine RPM increases about 300 rpm before fully engaging.Have disassembled transmission everything looks fine no clutches burnt or showing signs of slipping. No metal particles and fluid looks good. No quality info...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L keyless entry VIN: WBADM63849
Thanks to all for the great information. The concensus was that the fuel door actuator intermittently demands too much current thereby blowing the fuse. Replacing the actuator for the fuel door has made this customer happy. Thank you for your information!
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1989 Buick Regal Limited 3.1L starts then stalls VIN: 2G4WD14T3K
thanks everyone for your help. i checked powers and grounds at the computer and all were ok. replaced computer car now runs fine.good thing the car owners brother runs the local junkyard. i was able to get a used one. thanks everyone again who helped. Trouble codes: 22 (tps low).
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y9R
Thank you to all that helped, it was actually fixed2 days ago but we held it to make sure it was fixed. As stated above it had a misfire on take off acceleration. i removed the intake cover and found what seemd like oil all over the intake, i ohm out all the i... Trouble codes: P0076.
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1990 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L rear doors VIN: 1GCDM15Z1L
Hello iatn friends, Thanks for all your inputs. I ended up trying first heated up the hinge on the wrecking yard door to pound out the old pin. It sure burn up the paint more than I like. So I try remove the damaged door by cutting a slit along the top part of...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: ZGCEC19K7P
Thanks to all that helped out on this one. Turns out the distributor was the problem. Apparently, the pickup magnets begin to lose their strength over time. Special thanks to Kirk for 'walking me through this one'. Other suggestions were to clean and check all...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22PXP
thanks for the help ! firing order was correct(same as lt1) , new spark plug and unplugging knock sensor helped.(new rockers noisey , pcm was retarding timing)lt4 uses a knock module to compensate for noise.
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L pressure readngs
First of all thanks to all 18 people who took the time to respond to my post. Sorry for long delay in posting fix, has some MSN issues... Anyway to answer many responces, I beleive I may have had lines on backwards. And yes, truck was wrecked about 2 years a...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L ecm & ecbm VIN: 3G1JC5243W
Replaced ABS Module & all is well. Thanks to all who responded!! Can't say enough about this group.
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 161NE52J1Y
The information I recieved was very helpfull. I noticed that on cold start the vehicle idled very well in open loop. I recieved a tip to recheck the oxygen sensor. Upon rechecking the sensor hot in closed loop (by introducing carb cleaner through a vac. port) ...
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L Compressor VIN: 2C3EL56F0R
Thanks to all for the help. Replacing the transducer fixed the problem. Hope I can return help to you guys soon.
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L7T
First I would like to thank you to all who responded. I suspect it was the flywheel. But, before I decided to remove the transmission to inspect closely. I just want to double check all the reading again. To make sure I don't waste 5hrs for nothing. While I wa... Trouble codes: 11 (No cam or crank signal).
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Stall
First I would like to thank everyone for their thoughts on this on, and info on asd function. I had to back up to basics and start with what I new was a problem. Fuel pressure would not hold with koeo also when reving pressure might fall slightly but no raise....
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1992 Dodge B250 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B6HB21YXN
Thanks for all the suggestions I recieved. I replaced the O2 sensor again and problem appeared to correct. The injector on time dropped from 9-14ms to 4.5 steady. I recieved input about possible fuel regulator, sych timing, egr stuck open and purge solinoid, b... Trouble codes: 21 (o2 not switching).
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Body/interior VIN: 1B7KC23Z91
Still not fixed, - have not had the time to tear this thing apart (which is what will probably have to be done in order to fix). Suggestions included, - 3rd brake light sealing problems, windshield (replaced), door panel trim sealing, roofrail seal, etc.
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1992 Eagle Talon 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4E3BS44R7N
This one is fixed, FINALLY. And it turns out that Walker muffler strikes again! It turns out the original diagnosis was correct all along--the converter. The problem lies with the manufacturer, Walker exhaust. These guys really had me chasing my tail for nothi...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTCR10T6K
i have already posted a fix on this so I'm not sure why it's still here but anyways I replaced the injectors on this one with motorcraft injectors and it fixed this problem. Thanks for all your help! Trouble codes: 42 (system rich).
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UZS
vehicle is repaired. I found the evr... vacuum regulator, computer would not pull the ground to less than 5 volts. I replaced the pcm, now the evr ground is pulled to 4.5 volts. I expected it to go to 0, but 4.5 is good enough to keep the ses light off. ... Trouble codes: 558 (vacum regulator circuit error), 332 (egr low flow).
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L engine VIN: 1FMDU35P8V
Customer declined to do any other diagnoes on this car due to the age and miles, basically he didnt want to spend the money and have other components cost him later so he bought a new Explorer.Thanks for the responese. Brain from Oregon had the suggestion sinc...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Cam Shaft Timing VIN: 3FAKP1138R
Thanks to all of you that replied with help and every one seemed to have done this before but me. This is just a cut and paste form Larry...it worked well and kept me from waiting for the Snap On truck next week. Loosen the cam gears so that they will free w...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L trailer lights VIN: 1FTNW20F2Y
Thanks to all for quick replies. Without an 'electrical roadmap' I didn't know Ford has the trailer wiring fused for right and left. Of course you all were right-on about a blown fuse and where to find it. Thanks. I must be the only one not knowing this. P.S. ...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L battery VIN: W9YX151536
Thanks to all of you. You all had great ideas where to look for the drain. We checked them all!!! We went through the system one wire at a time at the lighting control module. Using an AMP METER connected inline between the -B post and - battery cable. With a ...
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L battery drain VIN: 1FMYU60X8Y
Well,I suppose it's fixed. I know the test light is not a real accurate way to test for a draw. I have used this procedure for over 20 years and it has worked for me. I just go on how bright the light is. My fuses were blown in my meter so I ordered some more....
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L High Idle VIN: 2HGEJ6523W
Recieved 5 replies. Most of which were for vacuum leaks (smoke tested - none) or TPS. Our TPS was out of range (specs: .5v @ idle & 4.5 - 5v @ WOT) ours had .85v @ idle & 2.8v @ WOT. I was able to break loose the shear bolts securing the TPS and was able to ad...
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Upshift VIN: JHLRD1848Y
After evaluating the replies I determined that all the electronic controlls were in proper working order. I then consulted with a friend in the trans business and concluded that the foward clutch was deteriorated. The trans now shifts but eratically. Looks lik...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L tcc switch VIN: 1LNHM97V6X
well guys ...i was aking for help for a local transmission shop...at the same i was showing them how awsome the web site is..we receved 9 replies and i pass them all on ..we had two replies that said to rebuild the unit and a few that said replace the bulk hea...
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1987 Mazda B2600 2.6L no power VIN: JM2UF4122H
Well after clearing my thoughts and recieving some advice I started all over and as a few of you suggested I checked engine vacuum and low and behold it was fluctuating at least 10 inches (from 20 to any where between 10-5 inches of vacuum) so i borrowed a exh...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C5S
The consensus was a air flow meter and we tried that= no change, we also istalled a different distributer, coolant temp sensor- all to no avail. Since this is an oddball car and had recently been purchased by the customer, she decided to take the car back and ...
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L right front brake VIN: JA3XC57BXN
the fix as it were was to take the vehicle out and do multiple abs assisted stops and then bleed brakes as per service manual. i had to keep the car for three 'extra' days with approx. 50 abs stops some at speeds of 70mph on wet pavement but the brakes now ope...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS31P3W
sorry,this customer left unhappy.open the egr and vehicle died.two new dealer pressure sensors were installed. all vacume ports are open. manual guage installed inline at egr.egr is getting a signal at the proper time.with determinator and snap on scanner only... Trouble codes: P0400 (low egr flow detected).
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1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L Vent Air Temp VIN: 1GHDX06EXV
Group, Apparently having computor grief, I have tried to close this post twice. The silhouette van with a single AC cools to within the parameters of GM bullitin#00-01-38-007 sepr 21 2000.We installed 2 (delco,delphi) compressors, 2 evap cores(chinese,delco ) ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.8L lt side outlet temp VIN: 1G3WX52K4X
I Yi Yi!!! This thing should have been fixed 2 weeks ago! Original diag. of bad actuator was correct, tech did not check for proper part. We finally got the correct actuator(drivers side blend door)& are happy. A Tech2 or mastertech really are helpful to ping ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L fuel related VIN: 1G2WP5211W
well as of this posting the car has not been back ,all we did was dis-connect the park brake switch. my feeling is the bcm is commanding the injectors to turn off.i think when the car comes back in i am going to try and re-configure the bcm.
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L brake pad sensor VIN: WPOAAZ999Y
Thanks guys for all your replies: It seams the the general consenses was: textar brake pads run 'hotter' than the OEM pads. For sure I will stress much more to my 'Sunday Racers' to stress relieve and bremiesh new pads and rotors. I guess for us racers to br...
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L cam timing VIN: JS3TD62V81
The pin that drives the cams on the drivers side sheared off causing the cam timing to go out of phase. the oe pin is hollow, the replacement is solid (seems Suzuki knows this is a problem). Had to R+R both heads and replace a few bent valves. The car is now r...
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1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2SV22JBK
i have checked all circuts on this vehicle at least twice with replacement parts and suggestions from you helpful techs what i have determined is that the ignitor must be the problem i informed the customer of the cost but they have not let me know if they wis... Trouble codes: 14 (shows loss of ignition circut).
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L engine oil pressure VIN: 4T1GK12E5R
Removed the front valve cover the whole engine is gum up badly,installed a used one all good to go.
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1996 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Hydraulics VIN: 6T153VK100
Our rebuilder replaced the accumulator seal at no charge and the function is perfect again (I don't know for how long). I wasn't brave enough to apply a vacuum to the reservoir again in case it turned a seal inside out. One respondent advised he had bypassed t...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWRC81H5S
Sorry for the wait, I was waiting for used parts, the used Mas and ECM arrived today, upon fitting them found the over fueling problem still there, and the check engine light working properly finally, the new code showed short to b+, no longer +or- checked ter... Trouble codes: 00553 (mas short to or -).
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L starting VIN: WVWDD23B9Y
Good day, and thanks for all the help. We found, as some had suggested, a bad wire connection for power to the central control module(aka alarm, comfort module). It was located about 6 inches from the control unit under the harness tape. My tech had found the ...
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1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: YV1FX8844J
thanks to all who sent responses, the system all checked out, the ecu is suspected to be the problem, have to deal with warranty attempt, time limit over but mileage only 2k, car is for sale and was not driven much until a buyer almost got stranded,special tha...
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