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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WAUCB28D2X
This Audi is not trigering cylinder #2 ignition coil.I changed coil with adjacent cylinder and it works.I read something about this system using a final stage unit between the motronic and the coils to do the triggering.Is this the device mounted on the air fi...
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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L injector pulse none VIN: WBAAC7409F
Hi all, have a problem with this bmw, i know nothing about bmw, took this one as a favor of a friend. person said car run before he installed new used engine. the cold start injector has pulse and the car willrun until out of fuel from the cold start injector...
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBACG8328T
feels like an over rev fuel cut out , in n + driving at 2800 rpm apx + will not go over 2800 rpm , crank sensor picture looks ok but sensor 690 ohm -spec 460-600 ( vantage ) idle peak voltae 4v -spec + 6v , tps cked good + cam sensor cked good. Replaced crank ... Trouble codes: 111 (crank sensor), 210 (KNOCK SENSOR 1 alldta unknowne code baum), 211 (KNOCK SENSOR 2 alldata unknown code baum)
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L speedometer jumps VIN: 1G4HP52K0V
Thanks in advance for any help with this car, This car came in originally with an int. speedo jump/dropout, I could not verify the problem on a tst drive, rec: renewing the vss , test drove again with n.a.p. told customer to let us know if it reocccurred, was...
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1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4GD22K7V
hey gm guys,i have a car thats killing me.this car came in on a hook with a no start as soon as it got here it started and ran fine.customer says it died at a stop light i cant get the car to stall but intermittently,with car warmed up in cloosed loop.i'll dri...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L No Start VIN: 21.353
We have a 1994 eldo when starting engine starts runs for 2 seconds then shuts off no injector pulse but spark is ok we keep getting map sensor codes but i believe thats from the engine dieing tryed a nother computer same thing any info would be a great help
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Misfire VIN: W06VR54R1V
heys guys doing all the work myself trying to save time and money...hope cadi tecks can help or anyone with cadi exp... car has misfire interm.. and i cant see any misfiresoccurs intermittly..plugs wires look ok but i suspect coil pack.. any one come across th... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected), P0306 (cyl 6), P1113 (intake switchover ckt problem...what is this code for)
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WN54TIL
Hello there,I need help with this car. Towed in with no start condition we found spark ok injector puls ok fuel pressure low sprayed starting fluid in intake starts,replaced fuel pump,fuel filter,crank sensor,againe no start,sprayed fluid in intake starts but ...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L fuel/spark VIN: 1GND145WL8
im hoping some of you techs can help me with this one because i tried everything from following alldata troubleshooting to following grounds to asking dealerships.i probed pins and wires and still i cant get this thing to start.everything i checked pointed to ...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GNDT13WOT
This Blazer came in for very poor braking. The pedal feels somewhat hard while driving, I was unable to lock the wheels, and fast stops are very difficult without putting your whole body in the pedal. The booster was tested by checking vacuum which tested fine...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Pressure control solenoid VIN: 1GNEK13R3V
Hey Guys need some help, this thing has me scratchin' my head. When you first start the vehicle, you can put it in any gear and drive away, but after a few seconds, your stuck, I mean it won't move, it has a faint growl (simular to a power steering pump low on...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L air conditioner VIN: 1GKEXK13RX
Hi guys, got a good one for you. Have two general motors with the same problem. Both of them will not get very cold when it gets above 95 degress outside. My duck temp at idle is 68 and going down freeway is very good but it takes it a while. It runs about 42 ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L 1-2 & 2-3 shift VIN: 1GNEK13R1X
here goes... after driving on highway for 1 hour when you come to a stop and go, the trans shifts hard for 2nd and 3rd gears. feels like pressure too high. I pulled over and shut off truck. restarted and was back to normal shifting...not too familier w/4l60e t...
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L directionals VIN: 1G1YY32G34
Hello! This Corvette customer has a complaint of very intermit. directionals (completely not working both sides). I have had this car twice and nether time acted up for Me. I have tried to have customer keep track of when it happens, but she is a little errati...
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3XC66R9M
This Chrysler keeps setting fault code 27 for cyl 4,5 and 6 I checked resistance in all six injectors found to be 2.7ohms within specs checked ecu pwr and grounds ok, current ramped injectors, lab scoped cam and crank sensors that looked ok What am i missing??...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L No Start VIN: 3B7HC16X6R
customer had vehicle towed to shop with no start condition.ran codes and had 11 and 54 codes.we checked and had fire at coil and plugs and injector pulse with 35lbs fuel while cranking.we replaced crank sensor and cam sensor and still no crank it tries to but ... Trouble codes: 11 (no crank reference signal), 54 (no cam signal)
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2B3HD46T45
Hello guys , this car after a 10min. drive will surge at low speeds and at freeway speeds it has a dead zone in the throttle where you have to push harder to 3/4 and it "catches" but now your driving 80 mph so it's back down to the slightly dead zone where it ... Trouble codes: 12 (volumne airflow sensor), 21 (engine coolant temp sensor), 52 (ign coil power transistor cyl 25 V6), 55 (idle air control valve position sensor)
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H7S
Car came in for a no start-we have no signal from the crank sensor.We are going to replace the crank sensor. The problem is that the crank sensor won't budge.We have tried prying on it without breaking it,Heating the housing that it fits into,trying to twist i...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Y7V
searched archives. two problems seemed to fit my symptom- intake gasket & fuel pump. tried checking for lower plenum gasket several ways- smoked plenum & checked for smoke out of crankcase- none, smoked crankcase & checked for smoke out of intake- none. remove... Trouble codes: P0302 (testing and results)
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 2B4GP44G5W
Hi Chrysler guys, I have this van in my shop now and thought I would pick your brains. The van has been maintained and running fine. It was driven all day then parked for for the night. The next morning when started the Oil Light stayed on and the warning beep...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Z0X
I got this truck in the other day customer states it cuts off while driving and it sometimes restarts right away and sometimes it takes 30 minutes or so to restart. He told me when it wont restart the fuel gage wont work if he turns the key on and the fuel gag...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L prndl VIN: 2B4GP24G7Y
I'm having a problem with this van. With the key on engine off and you move the shifter through the gears and the PRNDL lights light up on the dash properly . But with the engine running the PRNDL will light up Park than reverse, and when you move it to netura...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7GG2AN11
This customer came from another shop.I take out the code and it comes back po 505 but dos'nt do it here?I'm thinking its the computer.I can test with the modis raising the rpm and decress.One time in the morning before it warmed up I could'nt raise it but by t... Trouble codes: P0505
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GP44331
This vehicle came back after 2 weeks with coil primary codes 0351 and 0352... Previous codes the first time were 0351 and 0353. Customer complaint is long crank time and when it does start mil on and then goes off, Have cked fuel press and vol and waveform of ... Trouble codes: P0351 (coil primary 1), P0352, P0353 (coil primary3)
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L front wheels 4x4 VIN: 1FMEU15H9P
This is a 4x4 full size Bronco.I don't work on these but this is my son's truck and money is limited. I am trying to get an idea of what's involved in this repair. He told me when he goes in the woods and puts it in 4 wheel drive the front wheels are not pulli...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTJW36K4R
this truck came in with a low brake pedal that would sink to the floor with all brake lines crimped off so we replaced the master and it was still sinking so we replaced the eletrostatic valve for the rear abs (abs module) but still same problem. If you clap o...
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP45T5R
The complaint the costumer has is that when driving sometime at low speed he steps on the throttle the vehicle doesn't respond(like poor fuel pressure)then it quits,he hit the starter and off he goes.I noticed when I checked the engine it hesitates with rough ...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Van came in with a dead cylinder. Scanning PCM gave code for #6 cyl. which was confirmed. Spark was good and plug showed flooded. A new plug was installed, still miising and plug came out wet with fuel. Noid light installed on #6 injector connector and it was ... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 cyl. misfire detected)
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L cylinder head VIN: 1FAFP6639W
We have a contour that came in with a broken timing belt. A new belt was installed and tensioners and idler pulleys installed at the same time. The engine ran fine for about 15 minutes and then developed a dead miss on #4 cylinder. The head was removed after v...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L power steering gear VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
need some help. this explorer came in about 1 year ago with a groan and slight vibration only when turning left at slow speeds. acts normal when turning right. it came back in a few days ago with same problem, so i replaced the ps gear again. this time it made...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L compressor VIN: 1FDXE40F8X
this is my church's bus. it is a 28 pass conversion on a ford e450sd chassis. it has two separate ac systems. the system giving problems is the ford system,a dual system. the dash outlets and the rear ac have same compressor,etc. while idling, the air out of t...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L coolant temp gauge VIN: 1FTNW21F7Y
The coolant temp gauge reads high most of the time yet the engine is at proper operating temp. Upon arrival I tested the coolant sending unit and according to Mitchell it was way out of spec. I installed a Ford unit and test drove for 5 miles, everything looke...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L valve train VIN: 1FAHP53U21
Hi all, This vehicle is making a loud squeaking noise that is centered right about at the stat area. Sounds like dry rocker arms. sometimes one sometimes two. Can't hear it as loud in the valve covers as center of engine. Could be fly wheel area, but sounds mo...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Electric door locks VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Hello, This pickup has RKE system and the door locks will not function correctly. They operate about the same with the remote transmitter as they do with the manual door switches. They do lock when you start moving, then there is a repeated "ticking" in the d...
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1991 Geo Metro 1.0L Valve Body VIN: 2C1MR66M67
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this Metro of my own that I have the automatic apart in. I took the valve body apart to have a peek and most of the check balls have actually almost tore through there place in the aluminum passage an...
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1991 GMC K2500 Sierra 5.7L compressor VIN: 2GTFK29K3M
This may be really simple, but I want advice from you experts before I make an expensive mistake. The a/c symbol on the control head flashes, even with the heat/a/c turned off. All temp control and air distribution controls work. No ground from control head on...
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1986 Honda Prelude 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMAB5225G
hi group well need some help here, 15 mph exhaustv readings hc 288 co 7.92, 25 mph hc 291 co 8.01. failed at test only center. i see the head has been off recently i have never seen vehicle prior, found 3 vacuum lines near bottom of intake not hooked up, ok ho...
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1991 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED635MH
Hello group- My daughters Civic DX has a fuel supply concern. After a hot soak, there is a no start condition. Ignition spark is present, and a shot of starting fluid will cause it to start momentarilly. After about 15 min., it will start and perform normally....
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2002 Honda S2000 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMP1142T0
Hello All, We put clutch in this car. While test driving the MIL light came on. It set a PO141 Secondary O2 heater malfunction. Checked circuit and found heater circuit in O2 bad. Replaced O2 and cleared codes. After test driving the MIL came back on. It set ... Trouble codes: P0135 (Primary O2 Heater system malfunction), P0141 (Secondary O2 Heater Malfuction)
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L pcm VIN: 1J4GZ5851T
Vehicle was towed to shop because would not start at customers home. when ignition turned on the volt meter gage does not work-no gas gage-no check engine light-zero voltage on ignition coil-zero voltage on injectors-fuel pump has zero voltage-hooked up modus ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ48S2W
jeep towed in for no start, turn key no crank, only light on dash that lights is abs, turn key off, and remove key, and all dash lights come on for about 3-5 seconds then go out, it's like working in reverse, this seasoned tech say's gotta be ignition switch, ...
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2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GM48114
This is a low mileage vehicle with a serious aftermarket sound system and a Satelite Tracking system fitted. The customer brought it to us for the following: 1) Free flow exhaust system (remove cats) 2) Unichip programmable piggy back chip. On vehicles with up...
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1990 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, HIGH IDLE ALWAYS VIN: 1LNLM9743L
Hey Ford Guys - Customers complaint when brought in was very high idle always - Said it happened after long drive with cruise on. Went through basic tests Power/ fuel:Koeo 35psi Koer 30psi, with vacuum disconnected it goes to 48psi /ignition /throttle plate / ... Trouble codes: 12 (High idle), 96 (could not find definition on this code)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBGA51E9S
Hello, all have here a new customer towed in from local dealership,customer is out of town and I have yet to reach him,but before he sent the car my way,he stated he was at a car wash and as he started to leave the engine died and would not restart. the code i... Trouble codes: 17 (can communication), 38 (with baum scanner can reception from ez1)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L ads VIN: WDBGA51E4T
Customer's concern was a bouncey ride. I replaced the rear acuumulator. Now the suspension is good (no bounce), but now I've evidently triggered a DTC. My Modis doesn't communicate with the ADS. I was hoping there was some way to retrieve & clear the DTC's wit...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L ets VIN: WDCAB36E2W
ETS light is "on" permanently. ABS light turns off normally. As I dont have scanner interface for this car Im not able to read codes. Are there a specific ETS ecu or is togheter with ABS ecu? I apreciate any information about typical reasons for this syste...
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1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2MELM75W8P
Ok, I have a 93 mercury Grand Marquie LS with a 4.6. The vehicle will sit and idle fine, you can drive it for 30 minutes or more with no driveablity symptoms. Then suddenly the engine starts missing on cylinders 1, 5 and 6. Then as suddenly as it began, the en...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM55UXV
Thanks in advance. This car triggers a code po443 after about three days of driving. Tested with flowchart, cap is good both the sensor in the tank and under the hood heve been replaced. All seems to test ok with the flowchart. Any help would be appriciated. M... Trouble codes: P0443
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3XC4752N
hi all, this veh came in a few weeks ago with customer complaining of a hard start after setting for a few hours or overnight, started with the basics, fuel pressure good, spark output good, no codes in the memory, when we were finally able to duplicate the co...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HZ14S3G
on accel , upper rpm's it will bog but not die out if you feather peddle will stop and run fine seams intermitten ecm gets kind of hot to if need to ask i will answer please help last car left from prior tech then i get to make so money !
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1994 Nissan Axxess 2.4L one headlight VIN: JN1HM16S1R
Hello, Would anybody have wiring diagrams for this Canadian model of this Nissan Axcess Sport Wagon. In particular I am looking for the headlight wiring diagram showing the daytime running lights. My fax number is 1-[...]. Thanks in advance.
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, Sluggish VIN: 1N4BU31DXT
Customer complaint Engine revving to 4500 rpm before shifting to 2nd with hars shift and from 2nd to 3rd with harsh shift. Engine Driveability - clicking / pinging noise at 50 60 km;h under laod with lack of power. Poor fuel consumption @ 12 13L/100km. Te... Trouble codes: P0325, P0240, P1705 (Mft Control Tranny)
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D82
Car was flooded as received, cleared out, runs. Read another post (open) almost identical to mine. Several responses involved an updated starter and an ecm reflash. I need the tsb number because my dealer does not know about the reflash. Responses failed to li...
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1992 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L ABS Module VIN: 1G3NL146NM
when coming to a full stop brakes release for a second right before vehicle is still. doesnt happen very often. sounds like abs motor runs when this happens.
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52K3S
This car came in for intermittent stall,sometimes at idle in park sometimes when coming to a stop.It may not occur for two days.customer says sometimes it will go dead when he starts it in the morning.my tech drove it and had no problem at all ,I drove it abou...
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WS52H41
This car intermittently sets codes P1372 and P0385 and turns on the MIL, but it will not act up in the shop. She has had it to the dealer and they couldn't get it to happen, everything checked ok. She is ready to start replacing things or sell the car. I have ... Trouble codes: P0385 (CKP Sensor B Ckt problem), P1372 (CKP circuit)
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle Speed VIN: 1GN2NE12M4
Friends, this one doesn't fall into a neat catagory. The symptom is a high idle speed, and after a couple of days of tests and observations, as the engine runs longer the idle speed climbs. It doesn't matter if it sits at idle , or is driven a few miles. The I...
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Timing chain VIN: 1G2JB12441
I can't figure out the proper way to align the timing chain from the info. in my manual. There is no mark on the cam gear other than a hole in the webbing. The crank gear has a dot like normal.
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L monitors won't run VIN: YS3DD58B5T
I have driven car for over 5 hundred miles. completed several drive cycles. obd monitors have not run. emissions are fine. engine runs fine. mil not on
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2000 Suzuki Vitara JX 2.0L running VIN: 2S3TD52VXY
hello techs have a vitara 2001 m.i.l light did not light up with a no start replaced ecm and fixed it for about 10 miles and came back with same symptons installed another ecm added a ground wire and main relay fuse fixed for 4 months and is returned with same...
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1993 Audi 90 CS 2.8L starter VIN: WAUDJ58C0P
OK I'll call this one fixed.It was so intermittant that I've been waiting to see if the no crank reoccured,it obviously has not.I believe the whole problem was overheated/poor connections between battery and underhood fuse center,due to cooling fans running co...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Hesitation VIN: WBAAM3339X
Thanks for all the help. I got 9 replies, all pointing to the pcv valve under the intake manifold. Very tight fit but was able to get it done.
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1977 Cadillac Seville 5.7L rear air suspension VIN: 6S69R70494
First, thanks for all the help. There was 2 separate problems. The level sensor in the rear is a completely mechanical sensor. The level arm in the 'neutral' or level position does not allow the pressure in the feed line to pass through to the shocks nor does ...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6KD52Y0T
It turns out there was no problem. The customer was doing more short trip driving. This was confirmed by customer taking car on a trip, and getting mileage similar to what was achieved in the past. However, even tho my scanner was lying about the ignition timi... Trouble codes: RF256.
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Encoder VIN: 1GKDT13WXR
Replaced encoder again and blazer works great. Thanks for the replies, Tom, Steve and Raymond.
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L engine valve train VIN: 2G1FP22P7R
Thanks for all the replies. Clyde hit the nail on the head. We were able to listen closely with a screwdriver up and down the head and pinpointed the area of the noise. Pulled the intake and found the roller on the bottom of the lifter pitted badly and flat sp...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
This one is fixed! A Rebuilt Computer solved the high bias voltage showing up on the scanner for the rear O2 sensor. Yeah it was a snappy scanner, but I also borrowed another just to make sure. What made me decide on the computer, was in reading about this cir... Trouble codes: P0138.
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L starting VIN: 1G1JC1247S
Thank you all very much. Opened ECU, found trace water damage(had to look hard), replaced computer. All is fine so far. Thanks again. I would be lost without you all.
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L a/c system VIN: 1GNGK26J2X
hi, after several hours of frustration and inspecting lines fittings, etc. We decided to remove the front heat/cool assy. to inspect, or possibly pressure test the evap. core. What we found was the core was indeed leaking and the accumulation of dirt and debri...
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L possible computer VIN: 1CXC66R4MD
the car is fixed it was the pcm. I found a tsb at the dodge dealers archives 14-01-91 that nailed the problem down. As to the replies most of you were close only one of you was right on the money with the same tsb and i thank you especially. there seems to be ...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Guages lighting VIN: 2C3HD46R2X
1st off-thanks to all that responded-that's what makes this website what it is. I ended up replacing the headlight/dimmer switch assy, cust has not reported any problems. This was so intermittent that everything is an educated guess. If there are any future pr...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on, Loss of Power VIN: 1B7KF2362X
After lift pump replacement and a valve adjust (recommended due to mileage, no tight valves found) I did anoter test drive and payed closer attention to turbo boost. I feel it kick in and can see MAP increase (60ihg - apx 15psi boost)and power increase but i... Trouble codes: P1693 (Mnfg Cntrl CKT), P1689 (Mnf Cntrl Computer Output CKT), P0341 (Cam Position Range/Performance), P0237 (Turbo Boost Sensor A Ckt Low), P0236 (Turbo Boost Sensor A Ckt Range/performance).
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1999 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ56H9X
Customer suddenly remembered that he had extended warranty on the car, so the local Dodge dealer has it. I did try driving with the EGR disconnected but it still died out. Thanks for the 3 replies that I got.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L all gauges & lts. VIN: 1B7KF236X1
thank's to Wayne from Luosiana, Alan from Wisconsin, & Richard from Washington for getting me on the right track. I was under the impression from the flow charts for the codes that the buss was run by the pcm, especially since I get my tack back with the pcm u...
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1986 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FABP22X6G
i had 5 replies indicating a bad stator/pick-up coil. 1 for a plugged/restricted map sensor vacuum supply hose(gel-like substance). 3 suggesting a failing tps. and a few suggesting wrong distributor or distributor gear. this car is a one owner car and has had ...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTEF15N4L
I want to thank all of you guys who took the time out to help me to solve the problem. I had my computer at the shop getting fixed , thats why I am late to reply. Problem was with the alternator. When you reved up head lights were getting brighter, sometimes g...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FMDU34X9S
I took several more recordings using a flight recorder and checked out things like manual lever sensor and vss, even tried new ones just to be sure. I was sure that the PCM wasn't commanding the shift until late. My last recordings showed that the shift was ac...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Crankshaft and crankshaft thrust bearing
Thanks for the replies everyone. Sorry for the late closing but the customer was stalling on the project. We checked everything out that was suggested and all was in spec except for the flywheel bolts on the crank. We believe this is the culprit of the thrust ...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX17246
The original code po402 was from a bad dpfe sensor. It had 4.86v all the time. It should have .62v at idle.The egr passages were completely clogged.Also there was a reservior tank under the right front inner fender that was cracked from a previous wreck.It was... Trouble codes: P0402, P0304, P0401.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Hello all, My customer decided to give ford one last try after I explained to him the responses I received from each of you guys. For the most part most of the suggested repairs had been tried on this truck. Last week a dealer had a ford engineer spend two day...
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1985 Honda Civic CRX 1.5L throttle? VIN: JHMAF3320F
Probably customer's fault. 1. Choke was sticking (yes I know I listed this car as fuel injected - my error). 2. Your responses had us check for all the usual suspects - mounts, throttle cable, floor mat on accel pedal - all fine. 3. 1 response mentioned that i...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JNKAY21DOP
Even though I had scoped the cam/crank sensor several times and had a good 5.0v switched signal, I finally got the crank signal to lay down long enough (switched at only 1.5v with a really lousy pattern) to show up on the scope. The crank/cam sensor finally fi...
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1999 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA222OX
The stalling problem on this car was caused by a bad airflow sensor. After replacing it I still had a surging idle, after more testing found rust in the fuel rail, owner declined further repairs.Suggestions were MAP vacuum supply and following trouble tree for... Trouble codes: P0725.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F05
Most say to use Mercedes only O2 sensor, some suggested cat may be clogged, vehicle has not been back. Trouble codes: P0133.
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D1V
thanks to all ! found broken wire on r/f stut tower insulation was good but wire was broken inside Trouble codes: P0340.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
Thanks for all the useful info guys! As suggested it was the MAF causing the 2 codes, but only occured cold and during warmup. The customer had an extended warranty thru Nissan and had the MAF replaced ($670.00 CDN...ouch!!) and a reflash done. He was quite im... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system lean), P0174 (Bank 2 system lean).
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1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1P3EJ46C6X
Well after we got in this am and found a code for ect in pcm, we wen't for a wiggle test and found last 4' of wire to the ect sensor had been shorting to each other. appears that the egr gas tube heat just below this harness did in the wires, made repair to ha...
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1988 Saab 900 2.0L right rear VIN: Y33AT76L7J
This car is fixed, atleast for now.Stephen from Connecticut and Phil from European motors were correct in their dignosis of the bushings of the link that runs from the hub knuckle to the rear of the wheelwell.The fix for now was to tighten the rear bushing bol...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L radiator fans VIN: 4S3BD4358T
Fixed at last after sending the ecm back rebilder they gave our money. We bought one dealer and no more problem.I would like to thank Mark from Washington,Reno from Colorado,Victor [...] .Three out of four were right on thanks again.
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Timing belt VIN: 4S3BG685XV
Repaired bent valves and reassembled engine with new tensioner an has over 1000 miles. After compressing and releasing tensioner several times it seems I have caused the tensioner to leak. Must have been bad all along.
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1SK12EZR
hi all thanks to everone for there replies,i ck anything that could cause a staling problem all ok toke the throttle body apart and cleaned ,we never got car to stall ,drove car for a week no stall gave car back ,she called back yesterday said car was runing g...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Power steering noise VIN: 3VWBB61CWM
Hello everyone and the fix is in on this one. This one needed a new pump. We installed a new pump from VW and all is well. They offered a reman line from VW but did not have in stock. Thanks, Ron
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