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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD68D8W
Subject"C.E." light on, misfire cyl's #4,#5,#6 FromJack [...] AUDI A4 Quattro Sedan [...] Mileage 133,000 miles Engine AHA, 2.8L, 30V, V-6, Transmission Auto/tiptronic, Miscellaneous 12/97 Production, AHA engine code After repairs ... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16688 (cyl 4), 16689 (cyl5), 16690 (cyl6)
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1994 BMW 750iL 5.0L lack of power VIN: WBAGC8326R
Hello BMW Techs When the car came in check engine light and eml lights were off, but customer had experienced lack of power and at the same time the Check engine and eml light will turn on, but if he turned the engine off and on, the check engine and eml light... Trouble codes: 201 (02 sensor control bank 1--6), 41 (air flow meter bank 1-6), 63 (torque converter clutch bank 1-6), 201 (02 sensor control bank 1--6), 63 (torque converter clutch bank 1-6), 26 (injection signal EGS)
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L wiper VIN: WBADM6336X
Looking for some info on the wipers. They are inop, all fuses okay, ispected and tried new relay under e-box, same thing nop wiper action. Somtimes the washer squirter will spray, removed and tested switch, but found no voltage at wirring for switch, found no ...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L electronics VIN: WBABK8332W
Climate control system works intermittently. Display screen displays intermittently. Of course, this doesn't occur when we have the vehicle in for testing so consequently we are unable to test when the vehicle is not working properly. When this occurs the enti...
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1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L no comms VIN: 1GAGD2219V
Hi everyone, This Biuck has no scan tool communications to any module other than the PCM, I get a serial data to EBTCM fault code stored. The ABS light is on all the time, there is some mention in the archives of the IPC affecting this bus system? Anyone got ...
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1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L stating system VIN: 1G6C05155K
For the caddy boffs out there could you please helpeith this one i have worked out and checked the wiring tried another ECM and a new ignition switch I have power at the switch till i try and start the car then it will crank and no catch if i jump power to the...
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L input sensor VIN: 1G6K5294TU
This car came to us i checked codes found input sensor code hooked up scanner and sure enough no input rpm checked for voltage at the trans conector witch was full of trans fluid i could run car and produce voltage cleaned conector and rechecked now i get rpm ...
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1988 Chevrolet R20 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GCGR23K1J
Greetings, I got this truck from another tech in shop.His last day was friday.I will try to give all info I have.I had no power on road test had fuel pressure but no volume new filter was plugged tight.Truck runs alot better. Stil have idle issue, found bad co...
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Low power VIN: 1GCDK14KXL
Truck was towed in for a no start and cust also brought a new engine that he wanted installed because of low power. We found that the fuel pump was inop causing the no start. I replaced the fuel pump and got the engine running. Then I replaced the engine with ...
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1991 Chevrolet Beretta 2.2L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LV13G4M
This car came in for hard starting, stalling, and ses light on, code 42 est problem, ran flow for code 42 and at the end it said replace ecm, did that, didn't help, what i found is that during the hard start which is acually a prolonged crank that I have no in... Trouble codes: 42 (est not switching high or low)
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
I have this blazer here with the 4.3 vortex motor.My question is looking at the motor on left bank,driver side there is one hole in the head for the coolant sensor&on the right side they have two knock sensor mounted over top of each other.I know the knock sen...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W5S
Hi all, this one is a first for me. I have repaired many O2 circuit codes, from simple o2 replacements to wiring problems, but this one has me. The code 13 is still here to haunt me. I have installed the second o2 sensor in doubts of the first one,(opened gre... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 sensor circuit)
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
came in with these codes p0153, p0154, p0155 low or slow, o2 sensor activity. also had 02 heater circuit. replaced bank 2 sensor with no change. I can't determine if its the ijector assmebly or the computer. fuel trim is at 128 on one side and 138 on bank 2. i... Trouble codes: P0153, P0154, P0155
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L excessive noise VIN: 2GTEC19R1W
Hi everyone. I could use some help with a bad fuel pump noise. the fuel pump is whining like most gm pumps do in this generation truck. but the weird part is that the fuel lines are resonating the noise of the pump up to the intake manifold. I can feel and hea...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W5W
Vehicle came in with codes for lean cyl's bank 2, O2 voltage lean bank 2 and random missfire codes. Scanner shows O2 sensor switching on bank 2. Missfire counters show missfires on cylinders 2 4 & 6. Checking plugs revealed fuel fouled plugs on bank 2 and norm...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16ROX
could a popet noz. do this? Trouble codes: P0304
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2000 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS 5.7L ABS Module VIN: 2G1FP22G4Y
I'm investigating a crash involving a vehicle that was being driven at a high rate of speed. The ABS system is being blamed for the accident because it appears that the left front wheel left a continuous skid mark while the car was stopping from a speed in the...
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2000 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G1FP22K1Y
Hello Fellow Techs. Today a customer brought in her car complaining of a no start condition. Upon checking the car out, I found no power coming to the Ignition Switch. Going back to the basics, I checked the Fuses under the hood and found a Blown 50amp Ignitio...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3CEL55HSAT
vehicle will run fine for days at a time customer will take the car and complain of bucking and hesitation. hooked scanner up to vehicle and have no codes and no misfire readings like we did before putting on a dealer cap we drove vehicle 50 miles per day no p...
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1992 Daihatsu Charade SE 1.0L No Start VIN: JDIFG110XN
engine starts and runs good, turn the engine off, then when you restart, its out of time and will not start. If you attemp to restart 3 or 4 times, turning off the ign switch each time, it will find itself back in time and will start and runs good. Shut it off...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Lack of power VIN: 1B6MC365XS
This vehicle towed into shop 4 months ago (no start). Testing showed no fuel supply so replaced fuel pump with new from Chrysler. Customer has been complaining of lack of power(this is a work truck, always heavily loaded & often towes a trailer). We have run a...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Boils over VIN: 2B4FP253XY
Van came in for overheating and boiling over. Found a broken thermostat and vehicle failed block test. New thermostat and head gaskets with milled heads. Van still boils over but does not overheat. It only boils over when you idle for an extended peroid of tim...
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1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P3ES46C4Y
vehicle was found to be idling very rough. drives fine, plenty of power and acceleration. checked plug wires and found #s 3 &4 to be spiking at over 30 kv. compression is even and all in the 170psi range. found wrong plugs, replaced wires and plugs. no change ...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
This was supposed to be an easy fix. ABS light on, trans shift timing, speedometer operation. Rear axle sensor every time. Except this time. This Durango now has a very intermittent(not every day)ABS light ONLY. Failure codes 35 & 36, both relating to rear axl...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L tachometer VIN: 1B4HS28Y5X
Ok first no codes and can only pull generic info on scan tool very limited info little black box broke to pull chrysler data so Im hoping some one has seen this or atleast give some problem spots they have seen to scope or look at.THis problem occurs with crui...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 3D7LU38C83
truck intermintantly when braking will have low peadal and pull slight left. next application peadal will be right up and no pull. drive a few more kilometers same thing. not all the time though. Second issue with vehicle seems like vehicle looses assist from ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Cuts out
this stratus is possessed. It idles fine but it cuts out at 2300 rpm's whether it's in gear or not. another tech put cam and crank sensors in this thing and didn't fix it so he ordered a pcm then went on vacation leaving me with this thing. Offcourse the pcm d...
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1995 Eagle Vision ESi 3.3L Belt VIN: 2E3HD56T7S
Hello out there! We have replaced the belt on this car several times and it usually shreds after a few months. We have checked belt alignment and at one point decided to shim the alternator (last time) and used several brands of belts. The customer is cool ab...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Surge VIN: 2FMDA5148S
Hello, This 95 windstar is surging.The surge was at first not so bad.When I looked At it I found A vacuum Leak at Intake Fixed the leak and problem seem to go away.Then I got The rest of The story.Happens most with a/c on.So I again looked at The car, and WOW...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L rear coil springs VIN: 1FALP6535S
Customer came in with broken rear coil springs. We replaced the springs with carquest springs part #CCH 20101. Now the problem we have is that the ride height in the rear of the vehicle is 9" LR and 9 3/8" on the RR. This is about 2" higher than specs. They ar...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Jackshaft Chain Tensioner VIN: 1FMDU32E3V
Left Cassette Guide was broke causing a rattle. Using the proper installation tools I replaced both Cassette chains, guides and tensioners. In addition, I replaced the Jackshaft chain guide and tensioner. Did reuse the old Jackshaft chain. All parts was OE. No...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FTZR15U4W
This truck wanders a lot on the road, worse at highway speed. Problem started all of a sudden without warning. We have checked the entire chassis/suspension, springs, bushings, rack and pump, flushed steering fluid and installed Lucas. This vehicle DOES carry ...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L ticking noise VIN: 2FMDA514XW
Thanks for reading my question! Car came in 5,000 miles ago no start problem. Found burnt up fuel pump blowing fuses. Replaced and car runs great, car still runs great but fuel tank is sucking in. This is the ticking noise I hear when we shut the van off. Cust...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Slow return to idle VIN: 1FAFP57U6W
Hi folks! This car and a very similar one in the shop this week exhibit a slow return to idle. For example, while in park, if the rpm is raised to about 3000 rpm it takes about 7 seconds to return to the original idle speed. When driving at a steady speed of s...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L dome lamps VIN: 2FMZA5249X
The dome and second row reading lamps will not turn off,the step lamps and lights in the doors work normal and the door ajar light works properly.Looking at the system with both my Mastertech and NGS Star Tester all of the door switches are working, but the ig...
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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 Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L auto lamps, automatic temp control VIN: 1FMFU18LXY
we have tested or replaced just about every part that would be common to both systems with no luck. Condition is rain related does not happen in car wash, sprayed garden hose on every component under hood condition not present. only happens in rain
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L no start VIN: 1FAFP34POY
vehicle originally came to us no crank,located no charge at idle, broken/corroded wire found at alt at back of alt. repaired and verified fix o.k.also replaced batt. at this time.-now charges fine but batt/alt lite on cluster never comes on.customer takes vehi...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTWW33F4Y
I checked resistance at the 42 pin conn and the injector seems to be in range. wiggled the wirring while watching the resistace is constant at 3.6 ohms. when i do a cyl contibution test i shows that cyl 8 is not contributing equally. code p0284. I would like a... Trouble codes: P1316, P0284, P1273
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAFP55V62
The customer stated that the car would stall, test drove 3 days and no problem, no codes, returned car 1 week later customer returned car states it stalls, after driving on highway 45 miles when coming to a stop, shudders and stalls, restarts and on his way (s...
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA423XK
Hello everyone, Thanks in advance for your time. This Prelude is causing us headaches. Car will idle, although slightly low in drive (400-500rpm),but upon acceleration @ about [...], severe surge starts. Once rpm is over 1200-1300, car seems to run ok. Cust... Trouble codes: 14 (electronic air control valve eacv)
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L door ajar warning lite VIN: 1HGCB7552M
I changed a starter on this vehicle and the Door ajar system lites, in the instrument cluster, came on and stay on for all four doors and the trunk. Owner insists this was operating normally when they brought it in. Is there something I might have knocked lo...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Thanks for your time. Girl friends car. Mil light came on, "zone" tested and cleared code, told her it was O2 code and told her to return if it came back on. Of course it did. Again, O2 sensor fault, PO141 code. I don't have info for Hondas. A quick resitance ...
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2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L rear brakes VIN: JHLPD18401
We have this CRV in here with a strange noise coming from the rear. When turning tight like a U turn, it groans from the rear. We tried turning the drums and the noise went away. Now the car is back today with the same noise. Any Honda techs run across this pr...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GZ78S8T
hello guys, and thanx in advance for any help with this. I have this 96 jeep, the abs kicks on at every stop when u get to about 5 or 10 mph.The abs light comes on normally when the truck is started and does not come on when the problem happens.I cannot get co...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start, will not comunicate VIN: 1J4FJ68S3T
This Jeep was brought in on the hook. It cranks fine and the battery is good. The PCM will not energize the ASD or fuel pump relay. I have check the PCM power terminals and the ground terminals, all is well. The PCM will not turn on the check engine light or c...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALLPAMJ3W
Hi everyone, This V8 Rangerover has a ruccurring P0340 (Cam sensor) code, the sensor has been replaced. On start up and idle the engine is smooth with no codes set (after code clear), but if it is revved upto 2200rpm it starts to stutter badly and it is a str... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1240X
Hello everyone, Vehicle has check engine light on, has absolutley no power, will not take gas. It feels as if it is starving for fuel, but fuel pressure is good. Spark is present at all cylinders. You have to pump the accelerator just to get it to move a coupl... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor bank one sensor one), P0150 (o2 sensor bank two sensor one), P1129 (undocumented code)
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1990 Lexus ES250 2.5L Electronic VIN: JT8VV22T2L
hey guys i have this old lexus here i charge the a.c 3 days ago now both fans stay on all the time i pull codes from it and i got a code 22 water temp sensore i replace it same problem still there this cares have a lot of sensores for the cooling system im i c...
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YUGE31A7P
I need some help on this one please.Once hot the masda will to loose idle at about 750 rpms then drop irratically down as far as 450 with rough idle and surge back up.The problem gets alot worse with ac on.I looked at crank/ igniter /maf/iac/injectors/grounds ...
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1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 3.0L No Start VIN: JA7FM24S8M
Truck came in, no spark, no injector pulse. when you turn key on, you get one spark from coil, then nothing during cranking. checked power and ground at dist, okay, checked signal from cam sensor and tdc sensor in dist, okay. coil and power transister power an...
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JA3CV40D9N
greetings, i need some mitsu techs help here. this expo will run and die after 15-20 minutes. injector pulse drops out. i need to know what mitsu uses for an injector trigger (dist.,oil pressure,voodoo spell!???). thanks jli.
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Rear Wiper VIN: JN8AR05Y2V
Need a Nissan specialist...apparent `haunted' SUV, rear wipers run constantly with key on and control switch in any position. Removed switch and checked for `feel', seems OK. Checked `No Data' and found it has a very complex wiring system, apparently because t...
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AG55M3R
I have this vehicle and it has a check engine light on. I hooked up my OTDC scan-tool with the OBD I adapter to pull the codes but I cannot get the tool to communicate with the vehicle. I noticed that the 12 pin connector has only three wires. A black wire wit...
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52L8R
Having a little trouble with this one. MIL keeps coming back on after being drove aprox 1000 miles. With the same codes in memory P0401 and P1406. I have cleaned the EGR ports and replaced the EGR valve twiced the second time was with a AC delco part and still... Trouble codes: P0401, P1406
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NV12EBY
Hello everyone I seem to be alittle lost on this grand am and would really appreciate it if someone could help me see the forest for the trees.The car came in for MIL light on and code p0172 set. In freeze frame data it set at 53 mph with ltft at -16 and stft... Trouble codes: P0172
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1996 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GK13M4T
this vehicle turns on CEL every 2 weeks or so w/ insufficient egr flow code. egr valve, vac solenoid operate corectly when tested. vac above idle w/ solenoid energized is 10 to 12 inches. when applying 10 inches vac to egr valve(with hand pump)engine will idle...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWVA81H0V
This car came in with a check engine light on and running poorly intermittently (misfiring). It had codes for idle adaptation and random misfire. At some point during working on some non-related items, the car decided not to start anymore. It will act like it ... Trouble codes: 17990 (Idle adaptation limit reached)
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L air pump VIN: 3VWBC21C3Y
Was told air pump needs to be replaced. It has white excess on top. Can this be done without resetting engine.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L power windows, power mirrors, sun roof, can bus, i VIN: 3VWSE29M2Y
this car arrived from another shop with a customer complaint of the windows, mirrors, sun roof in op, pulled the codes (results of that test are below), none of the code seem to be directly involved in this problem but i thought they should be noted anyways. t...
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1990 Acura Legend L 2.7L front struts VIN: JH4KA4661L
Hello techs, I was very reluctant on posting this help message,did not want to take time away from a tech that really needed help. I thought this was plain silly how I could mess up a customers struts by leaving it on a rack overnite. My co-worker Dave, who ow...
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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Shift/Clutch VIN: JH4DC435XS
Well it turned out to be the flywheel that had been cut wrong. They had taken too much off the step. All is now ok and customer is happy to get his car back Thanks to everybody
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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L injector pulse none VIN: WBAAC7409F
thanks to all the replies i recieved on this bmw.chuck was the most help ful as the car didn,t have any sensors on the bellhousing. ichecked the complete harness and found a naughty old mouse was in the glove box and made lunch out of the wire harness that goe...
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L o/d shift VIN: 4USCH9337X
after gathering a lot of unrelated information from all over the country, I found the problem to be an unmatched front tire set, even though they were the same number size, they had a 1.5' roll out difference in size[stagger]. the trans will not shift while in...
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1991 Cadillac Allante 4.5L Battery VIN: 1G6VR338XM
First and foremost I would like to thank Michel,TX. Robert,Tenn. and Ray,Ind. Ok Ray what I should had said was no unacceptable drain, my bad. I never really found a drain on ths system. Have you ever said, Ok it has a new battery and load test says its Ok. Or...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CD53B3P
The cause to our rich running Caddy was blown fuse #5 (15amp) in relay centre. This #5 fuse supplies power to the canister purge, EGR solenoid, tcc/anti-lock brake switch, power steering pressure switch, and trans solenoids. As near as I can figure the fuse in...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Engine Cooling System VIN: W06VR52R1V
Thanks to all that replied especially Theodore who replied in detail about the oil cooler on this vehicle. Replaced the oil cooler and the car at this point in time is doing great. Only time will tell as this car needed to be driven for almost a hour before an...
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1992 Chevrolet Blazer Cheyenne 5.7L A/C pressures VIN: 1GNEK18K3N
Thanks to everybody who helped on my AC issue. For those of you asking about the low/high side pressures, they equalized after running the AC for an extended period of time. We replaced the compressor, blew out the evaporator and charged the system. Everything...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13WOR
To summarize I am new to this forum I learned a lot about using it after posting my request. I learned I need to post ALL the info I also learned I will get a lot of help by using it. I haven't had the chance to fix it yet I do know the fuel pressure is good I...
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1995 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBHG31Y3S
after determining that the problem was probably in the injection pump i sent the van to a truck shop that worked on diesels regularly.they said there was a valve sticking in the pump that kept it from dropping off to base idle so quickly.they ran some fuel lub...
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GCGC29N4S
15 replies. This turned out to be the fuel pump. Low fuel pressure. I have worked on so many of these throttle body GM's that I had 9-13 psi fuel pressure stuck in my brain. This truck in fact needs 26-32 as a few of you pointed out. Fuel pressure was low not ...
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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L power assist VIN: 1G1BL52PXT
Thank you to all who responded. I contacted the rebuilder who stated that at idle my ps press should be 200psi. I only could manage 60 at idle and 160 at 2000rpm. THEY SENT ME ANOTHER PUMP AND IT WORKS FINE . THANKS AGAIN TO ALL WHOM RESPONDED.
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX12X1T
After some review and education I realized the fuel trims are 20 to-20 onthis vehicle so with all i have done and also a new o2 sensor today i have test drove (good) and released car to customer. not 100% sure its fixed but i'm sure they will let me know. than... Trouble codes: P172.
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L unknown VIN: 1GNEK13T21
Thanks to all who replied; I don't live in the real automotive world or I would have run into this one before. This car came from the rust belt and southern missouri really doesn't have that much trouble with rust. The fix as everyone suggest was a rusty front...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Rear Tire Wear VIN: 1GNDX03EX2
Thanks for all the replys, some have encountered this problem, others had some very sound ideas on how to adjust this problem. Everyone seemed to agree that -1.0* is too much (neg) camber, especially in light of the tire wear, and SOME toe-in is needed on a no...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L duct work VIN: 3C3EL45X6T
hey guys, thanks for your help it confirmed what i thought the problem too be. i don't think she'll be fixing it since the car is old and not really worth the time and money. i sure she can live with it.
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1C4GP54L8T
thanks to all that responded i replaced the clock spring and it took care of the problem.
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L cluster VIN: 1C4GP54RXV
hello van is fix. it was a locked up cluster. disconnect battery and connect cable ends together and let set 30 min and reconnect and started problem was gone,all help said to disconnect battery and let set they were right on the head thanks to jerry m,alan c,...
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L low speed cooling fan VIN: 1B3EJ46X6W
Seems most people were concerned about the pressures, but the question of why the low fan turned off was never answered. I compared pressures to sensor readings, temps to sensor readings, and could find no reason for the pcm to turn off the low fan. What I did...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L sterring rack
Morning All; I have not been able to get the car back in for a follow up inspection, 15 of the replies said to check the inner tie rod bushing.(they looked great) and one reply this indicated that he had a problem with water getting the rack and rusting the te...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L air bag
we replaced clkspring, did not try to repair it was ninety two bucks from dodge. easy install the whole column looks simple to repair. the original problem, busted rack almost caused a wreck. THANKS FOR THE IMPUT GERRY.
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1965 Ford Fairlane 289CID lights
Rewired head lamp wiring to switch and dimmer,also a/c wirinbg.thanks to every one that sent me wiring diagrams.
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1986 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L clutch VIN: 1FABP28M4G
Thanks for all of the replys. This one had me pulling my hair out. I received lots of good suggestions but i had pretty much already tryed all of them. Still its nice to know that everyone is on the same wave length. The one thing that kept bugging me was how ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, SPEEDO BOUNCES VIN: 1FTHX26G3S
Thanks for all the responses. A couple of you suggested psom (cluster). Nick [...] from Ohio had some very helpful information that explained exactly why it was the cluster. We did just as he said and cut the wire to the vss signal at the cluster and vehicle...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L throttle VIN: 1FTJX35F6T
Finally. Thanks to all that helped. We finally verified injector control pressure was too high and replaced IPC sensor.
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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Clunk VIN: 1FMCU22X4T
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The customer took the vehicle the next day and is to bring it back in for repairs. I recieved numerous replies about chassis rivets coming loose, ball joint wear and caliper pin wear. When the vehicle returns...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U0V
the culprit was the canister vent sol, guess that fine dust made it fail, been 2 weeks havent head back from customer which is a good thing at this point.In shop stil couldnt actuall get part to fail, guessing it must set when vehicle is on the gravel roads it... Trouble codes: 1450 (unable to bleed up fuel tank).
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1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all who replied. I rigged up a smoke machine with my lungs and a pack of Marlboros and found that the plenum gasket was leaking...but only when cold, after the engine ran for about 2 minutes, there was no smoke visable. The codes were set within 1 mi... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTRF18L2W
I just knew this was an ignition miss... Thanks to all that took the time to reply...in general the reply's all pointed towards problems with the ignition coils. My real problem was isolating the cylinder or cylinders missing. No codes at the time and would no...
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1992 GMC K3500 Sierra 5.7L engine VIN: 2GDHK39KXN
I received 3 replies all stating the swap would not be a problem. I got both trucks into the shop and looked closely. Every thing lined up. Would have to switch complete engine with wiring harness, ecm and y pipe. The only thing that would not work is the rad....
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1994 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GTEC19KXR
As I suspected, multiple problems were discovered: Reman distributor was junk. Took suggestions from responses and installed new dist shaft & pick-up. 4 pin dist connector had 2 pins with poor contact (been on & off too many times): EST pin & Sig output pi... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean Exhaust).
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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: EG4-100958
Thanks tothe techs for the ten replies I recieved. The vehicle is not fixed just yet, but I now have a better understanding of what has been happening. First, the distributor I have been using is for a single cam engine and not the DOHC V-tech. This distributo...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNKDA31A12
Thanks for the replies,turns out timing had jumped on rear head so motor was sent for replacement,Thanks again the help was great Trouble codes: P0011 (intake valve timing control perf.b2), P0021 (intake valve timing control perf.b1), P0340 (cmp sensor malf.b2), P0345 (cmp sensor malf.b1).
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L rear window wiper motor VIN: SALJV1248W
Well,this is where I eat crow. The washers do indeed work when the doors are closed but not when the doors are open. Only the British would do something like that. The idea I guess is you won't get sprayed if the doors are open and you hit the washers. We remo...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM2UF2239M
Hi, as luck would have it I got in a Mazda B2600 in the next day after i posted the help request with a problem that only two of the four injectors were firing. I switched computers from the B2200 to the B2600 and vesa versa and also switched problems. I recie...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52K3S
Thanks Dave,Roger and Michel we replaced the pcm customer has been driving for two weeks and no more problem.WE tried twisting the pcm but that did not change any thing,monitered fuel regulator,no problem.I suspect a grounding problem inside the pcm.Anyways I ...
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1998 Other GM RAMBLER 275CID Unknown
Thanks to all who replied,the check valves are in the assembly from the factory so that the unit can be precharged. The check valves, or quick disconnect valve as some have called them, do not effect performance in any way. I ended up removing them from the sy...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Trunk lid release cable VIN: WPOCA2980Y
Opening the trunk lids was actually simple. Model years 1997 through year 2000 Porsche Boxsters use cables to release the trunk lid latches.Loosening 3 6mm allen bolts and disassembling the release mechanism to the left of the driver's seat allowed me to slide...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L heater blower VIN: 453BJ6321M
thanks guys once again your experience has come through for me. the relay was located above the fuse box behind the left side kick panel. it was in a little white holder clipped to a support piece. as soon as i looked at it i could see one of the terminals was...
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1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4T3ZF13C6W
Hey All, Thanks for the response on this toyota. Turned out to be a problem in the drums. Replaced the drums with updated parts and the noise has been gone for a couple of weeks. If your rotors have fins on them they are the old style. The updated drums do n...
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