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1996 Audi A4 2.8L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUZZZ8DZT
Hi guys. Have a fault here Im strugling with a bit. A4 audi that has a couple of problems. I have checked and there are no codes. Has beed to audi dealer that put plugs in it and checked it on there scan tool and siad nothing wrong. The problem is that sometim...
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACH9345Y
Hello Group, After careful testing we find the " coolant outlet temperature " to be @ -49 degrees cent. We cannot find the applicable sensor. We replaced the thermostat housing with coolant temp. sensor on the mistaken belief that that was the correct one. TH... Trouble codes: 227 (o2 adaptation limit bank 1), 228 (o2 adaptation limit bank 2)
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KF529TU
The customer has had car to dealer approx 6 times in the [...] to fix this. has codes pc1350 and pc1375 always runs fine,have tested the crank senslrs and the cam sensor,on a lab scope and is fine what have i missing,thanks jim
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54YXW
Hello to all,I hope there is someone out there who can help. This is my wife's car and she is threatening to trade it in if I don't get it fixed.On 7/10/04 the ses light came on, I hooked up my Tech II and retrived code p0154. So I scaned the o2 sensors and b1... Trouble codes: P0154 (lack of o2 switches b2s1), P0151 (o2 low voltage b2s1)
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1979 Chevrolet LUV 1.8L voltage regulator VIN: CLN1498297
Vehicle came in with a complaint of won't idle and charge light on. We found that the external regulator was blown wide open and alt was charging in excess of 16 volts. We changed the regulator, vehicle would idle and max output was 14.5 volts. Released vehicl...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L low coolant warning VIN: 1G1YY6786G
I have a new [coolant low warning module] the problem is I need to know its location.
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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G1LT53T4M
car stalls on acceleration from stop.(tip in) doesnt die on freeway. doesnt stall accelerating on freeway.
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1992 Chevrolet Caprice 5.0L no power VIN: 1G1BL83E8N
need location of timing connector to disconnect and check timing.mitchell says it is near distributor wire harness or right shock tower.i can not seem to locate inside split loom anywhere under hood and also checked near ecm and do not see it.if anyone can tel...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19W4R
the truck does not want to start cold until the key has been cycled a few times and a moderately long crank. pressure starts out at 50 usually and goes up with each cycle to a max of 60. have been told these are pressure critical.put on a new filter(fuel)volum...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L pull to the left VIN: 1GNEC16K8S
this truck has a pull to the left under hard braking. when braking normally all is o.k.. we have installed new front calipers, pads, brake hoses, flushed out the entire brake system, tested master cylinder for pressure differance which is normal. the rear brak...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNGK26FXS
Truck starts very hard when cold, has very heavy smoke. Runs with good power, but has a miss. Trouble codes: 13 (engine shut off driver fault), 48 (intake air temp sensor circuit high), 62 (turbo sensor circuit low), 91 (cyl balance failure 1 cyl)
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L ecm-b fuse VIN: 2GCEK19R4V
cust replaced alternator about two weeks ago. cust problem started about one week after that. haven't tried disconnecting alternator, due not sure what will happen to computer on the vech. Have talked to local techs. Said that the ing. conrol module could be...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L whole vehicle VIN: 1GKDT13W2Y
HI, We have been after this vibration which seems to come from the front floor area, is present in the steering wheel a bit, and generally all around. It occurs at 65 to 70 the strongest. We have been over the vehicle from end to end and can not find the cause...
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1991 Dodge Caravan 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B4GK25K8M
ok guys this one has beat us up badly, this car belongs to my daughter, the vehicle will run fine for a day,week,or just a few miles. then it either just dies or if you shut it off it will not restart.sometimes for a few hours sometimes for a couple of days. o...
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1991 Dodge B250 3.9L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2B7HB21X5M
Customer bought van 4 months ago not running. It had a 8 cylinder ECM in it. Installed an A-1 Cordone reman ECM for v6 and took off. Ran fine. Comes in last week one injector not working. ATM test done and one of the two injectors will not pulse. Checked 8 vo...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GL22X9X
OK here goes, already called mental hospital, have room reserved! This vehicle was traded into a New Car dealer that we service their trade ins, Anyway on way to trade in vehicle shut off will not restart. Techs at dealer tried new crank sensor and OEM spark p...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall
Vehicle came in with a after running out of gas 2 times in one week, fuel pressure was erratic and when it was holding it was ten pounds low. I replaced the fuel pump and still had a nostart condition. fuel pressure was good and held. checked the injectors, oh...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7KF23691
Truck has a surging symptom at the 1400 to 1600 rmp range intermittently. You can escape the symptom by exceeding the range. During symptom present, scoping the tps shows no noticable interruption in sigal. However, when engine is running the signature always ...
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1966 Ford MUSTANG 289CID engine VIN: 6R07C15265
hello, i have this ford mustang that is overheating. this car came from cali. and the customer has only owned it a year, but has been overheating since hes owned it. the car has a new 3 core radiator, has had several t-stats, and a new waterpump. the heads o...
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1967 Ford thunderbird 390CID dash lights
I have a Ford shop manual of wiring diagram, which is not helpful. Has anyone had a similar problem on this car??
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1980 Ford Bronco 5.8L assembly
Transmission/transfer rebuilders, I've got a question please. I rebuilt an NP208F transfer case for the customer. The one he has is beyond repair so we got a junk yard unit and disassembled and replaced the needed parts. My question is regarding a specific par...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTFTGYIOH
finding oil in cooling systems what are some things to look for in this puppy. this is a IDI TURDO NOT A POWER STROKE DIESLE 7.3
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1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FARP15J4R
I searched most of the 100 similar FIXES and found one somewhat like mine, but am not convinced for a couple of reasons, so here goes: IT SURGES AT IDLE with the engine missing for a split second AND SOUNDS LIKE IT HAS A BOLT BOUNCING IN THE CATALYTIC CONVERTE...
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1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L NO Shift VIN: 1FALP54NTT
Hi Ford Transmissions PRO'S, this is a "good one" - the car will move forvard in 2nd (MAN2) gear ONLY - nothing in the other gears - engine rev's freely - NO CODES - very clean (not burned) trans fluid... (ECP=53psi in MAN2) (ECP=15psi in P/NTRL) (ECP=39psi ...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Valves VIN: 1FALP6535V
Car came in running bad and detonating at idle,#3 had low compression,pulled head and found broken valve on #3.I'm trying to determine why this would happen after only 8,000 miles.Every piston and valve have a lot of buildup from oil or carbon and the plugs lo...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
Hi ford techs. I could use a little help with this one. Just when you think you have fords figured out they throw you a loop. this explorer came in for a surge and a check engine light. codes p0172, p0175. Scan data indicates ecm is subtracting lots of fuel. -... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L keyless entry VIN: 1FMZU34EXW
Why is it that personal vehicles are always the hardest to fix??? this is my wife`s ride and i think she`s ready to kill me!!! The doors will not lock with the pod. they unlock as they are suppose to. (1 click, drivers door-2 clicks all doors) the door pad for...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XY
Repeatedly sets rich codes. Fuel pres. is good, pres. reg. does not leak, evap system ok, no fuel contamination in crankcase,MAF sensor ok. System is in good fuel control with LTFT at -20% (STFT at 0 +or- 5%). It must be getting false fuel somewhere. If I clea... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank one), P0175 (rich bank two)
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F5Y
hi guys, this is for a very good customer of mine. customer stated that all was well, stopped for fuel at his normal place,left truck running, came back out and truck had stalled. wait to start light on very dim and does not go out. there are 2 relays that are...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Convertor/Flexplate VIN: 1FMZU75W62
Hello, This SUV has noise. It happens when in reverse and drive while doing a torque convertor stall. It also can be heard when in gear and moving. Sounds like loose convertor bolts or broken flex plate(at low rpm has a diesel like sound). Chasis ears were use...
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1991 Geo Prizm 1.6L internal VIN: 1Y1SK4569M
This car came in with the the front wheels locking up and bearing noise coming fom inside the transmission. Replaced it with a used tranny from a junk yard. new filter and trans fluid. Three days later, it gets towed in with fluid pouring out the front of it a...
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1994 Geo Metro 1.0L No Start VIN: 2C1MR2466R
has code 41 ignition signal. has good spark always but after a few pulses the injector pulse drops out.injector will pulse if it is grounded at ecm connector.cust had spare ecm on back seat tried with no success. is there some common problem? thanks in advance... Trouble codes: 41 (ignition signal)
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L hot VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
Hey everybody Truck came in over heating, head gasket where gone, replaced head gasket, thermostate and flush numerous of times. Customer took truck over heated on high way. checked over again found heater core still blocked, flushed heater core, remove rad...
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1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, backfire through exh VIN: 1GTEK19R2V
This one only gives us 20 minutes or less to diag. It will straighten up & run well after a 10 min run and only after It has set overnight. If it sits all day it is ok. Only an overnight sit will the symptoms occur as follows: When taking off it will backfire ...
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1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19X3V
I have a problem with the truck not starting up and running after a 12 hour no run condition.I have check fuel pressure and volumn. All within Alldata specs.The truck has fire and and fuel pressure.Cycle the key and pressure comes right up and holds pressure.I...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5652S
New customer, no past history to share. Car looks nice and well taken care of. Came in for mil on, no running problem. Customer states was driving yesterday, everything was fine, exited from freeway and the mil came on. Has not noticed any running problems. P... Trouble codes: 22 (vtec pressure switch - ecm)
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1990 Hyundai Excel GL 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHVF22J9L
Howdy folks, this is my first time asking for help, so please bear with me. The complaint on this car is a "rough" running problem. That is not what it is. When this car is cold, on itnitial start-up, it bucks and surges when you pull out. It only does this fo...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L windows,a/c,dome lights VIN: 1J4G248S8Y
Truck came back Friday with no power windows, no a/c clutch, and no dome lights. Door locks , a/c blower, and dome lights when opening the rear doors would work. No dome lights when opening either front door. I tried to communicate with the BCM with my snap on...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1242X
This vehicle came in running fine for a 90k service. After sitting in the shop on the lift w/ the key in it for 2 days it will crank but not start. As soon as the key is turned on the hazards start flashing, but not from the switch. The only way to get the haz...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Headlights, Dome light VIN: 1LNHM81W3Y
Good morning all. I need some help on this Lincoln. Intermittently the dome light will come on, while driving or while parked. The headlights also come on at the same time as the dome light when it is parked and the auto lamp is turned on. I have tried swappin...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBEA26D3J
Vehicle came in from another shop running rich. Checked all grounds, checked for vacuum leaks, broken hoses - no troubles found. Pulled all spark plugs. All plugs black - Car is running very rich all cylinders. Checked fuel pressure - fuel pressure okay. Check...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L soft top/roll-bar VIN: WDBFA61E3M
Hello Members, I have this 1991 300sl that came in with the roll-bar deployed and the soft top inoperative. The door locks also did not work. The customer had the hard top on so I removed that to release the springs and manually lower the roll bar. I replaced...
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1993 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEPM6244P
Vehicle brought in for complaint of high idle and cruise speed.Test drive confirms vehicle will coast down road for a half mile at 28mph.Snap throttle shows idle very slow to return to 900rpm.What we have done so far is to clean the throttle plate and iac with... Trouble codes: 172 (system lean bank 2), 181 (Adaptive fuel rich limit reached), 189 (Adaptive fuel rich limit reached at part throttle bank 2)
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1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L No Start VIN: JA7FL24W2M
hello...got a 91 Mitsubishi pickup with a 2.4 in it that won't start. No spark. Batt pos to the coil, batt pos to the dist, batt neg to the dist. I have a good TDC signal from my dist but no crank angle. I removed the sensor from the vehicle, hooked a boost pa...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L no start VIN: JA3BM54J5P
we replaced the motor..car came back with loose timing belt..i noticed that mechanic had put rotor on crankshaft on backwards for the crank sensor...how do you check these to make sure they are o.k..timing is lined as per book and help from this site..has new ...
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1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L balance shaft VIN: 4A3CF44E2P
Against my advise my daughter's boyfriend's son bought this jewel and in only 2 weeks the smaller timing belt shredded and took out the timing belt, bent valves etc. Too embarassed to show up at my door he took it to another shop, The only thing they did wrong...
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1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L battery drain VIN: 6MMAP37P3V
i could not find the source of the drain. the keys to the drain are the door ajar light stays on all the time along with the dome light,. you can turn the light off with a manual switch but the ajar light stays on along with the drain. also the door locks seem...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L battery VIN: JN1RZ27D2R
the battery has a draw of about .05 to .850 amps. it pulsed like the security light. i don't think the light draws that much and even when it is unplugged the up and down draw is still there. the horn used to go off in the middle of the night when the alarm wa...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Hey everybody this is an easy one.This car came from dealer who said it needed intke gaskets.Mis on #4.I found no vacuum leak but found egr stuck slightly open and replaced.No more mis at idle but still at cruising speeds.So I have a port problem.How do you cl...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D21
originally vehicle had check engine light on with code p0505. engine idle speed was 1150 rpm in park, engine at operating temp. 900 rpm in gear.checked scan tool data. check for vaccum leaks-performed test procedure per mod. for code p0505. found low resistanc... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control valve)
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1992 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3NL1436N
Very bad child. Has a stumble, hesitation, misfire after closed loop. Only after power brake in gear. Will occasionally stumble in park at idle. When it stumbles in park, if you try to rev engine, will drop and stall. Evertything on scan tool looks normal. Rep...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3GR62C3S
This olds is eating my lunch. The stepper motor will hunt when returning from anything off idle. The pcm recognizes when it is on or off idle. It will retract and then go out and then re-retract. I beleive the motor is ok. It also wont step it open for the cra...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, Trans. downshift VIN: 1P4GP44R1T
This Voyager acts just like you shut the key off.Tach drops off and vehicle will coast a while then it will start up and take right off again.At one point the trans.seemed to down shift from 4th to 2nd I believe.Customer states that the radio is also intermitt... Trouble codes: 12 (battery connection), 35 (check fluid level), 44 (UD solenoid ckt), 74 (oil temp calc.)
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2WP52K7X
Good Day I have posted this car before and thought we had fixed it twice but the young Lady that drives it says nothing has changed.She waited 3 weeks to get back to us each time we've worked on it. The biggest problem is we can drive the living crap out of ...
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1989 Subaru GL 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, power loss
This car will not fail at the shop. must be driven at least for 50 minutes. then may loss power for 2-3 minutes then may run ok for 10 minutes then just shut down. come to a stop and usually restarts and runs ok. some shut downs have required. a 5-10 minute wa...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire VIN: 4S3BK4353T
Under load. Going up a steep hill. Engine will start to buck. Check engine light will flash and then set codes for misfires. It seems to be vey consistent. I have three Subaru's with the same problem. Anybody know the answer to the problem?? Thanks EJG Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire1 detected), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Low Beam VIN: 4S38H68661
Hello everyone, We have this 01 Outback came in with no low beams, the high beams and flash to pass work as do the fog lights also. I have checked archives and found nothing, checked on Snap on Scanner have there were no Powertrain codes, I did not see access...
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1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L engine VIN: JT2SWZ1M00
Hello Toyota techs!! Never done an MR2, or a 2.2 DOHC. Could someone tell me in terms I can understand how to time the camshafts? I didnít build the engine and the guy who did is on vacation and the customer wants his car back. Before the builder left he told...
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1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L engine VIN: JT2SWZ1M00
Hello Toyota techs!! Never done an MR2, or a 2.2 DOHC. Could someone tell me in terms I can understand how to time the camshafts? I didnít build the engine and the guy who did is on vacation and the customer wants his car back. Before the builder left he told...
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1991 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, HARD START VIN: JT2ST85N2M
This is a strange one. Customer complains of two problems. hard start, she has to crank a few time before it will start. The other problem is a stall on acceleration. It has been in our shop for this before. That is when the tune up was done. also fuel pressur... Trouble codes: 31 (open or short in map sensor signal), 41 (open or short in tps signal)
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1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52M4W
First Off, I want to thank everyone who replied! Here's what was found out the hard way! This car only misfired on # 4 or the # 6 cylinder for the first few seconds after standing over night. After reading all the replies I started out with the Scan tool hooke... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L p/s VIN: 1G6DW52P1T
Mental slap on the forehead-whap! I was so looking for the exotic I overlooked the basics. Daniel [...] hit it on the head when he suggested the harmonic balancer. New balancer, noise and car gone.
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L speedometer VIN: 2G1WN54T3N
My thanks to the four people who replied to my request and a special thanks to Jeffery from Indiana who helped me get my head on straight. While I still didn't understand the voltage requirements of the diagnostic chart Jeffery stated ' CHECK THE BASICS' which...
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1995 Chevrolet C-70 366CID Fuel Pressure VIN: 1GBJ6H1P5S
Thank you for the help, the fuel pressure is ok. We have not fixed this truck yet. It still has some computer control issues we are addressing. Thank You again for all the help. Larry
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Starting VIN: 2GCEK19K7S
I replaced the postive battery cable from the battery to the starter and evey thing worked fine . thanks guys, Randy
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L AC Belt VIN: 2GCEC19T4X
Thanks for all the help with this problem,since this problem didn't happen but every 2000 miles the customer decided just to keep on replacing belts for now rather than having to replace the compressor.less cost.
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L brakes VIN: 1G1JF52462
The shoes and drums were replaced, the drums were too out of round and oversized to be turned. thanks for your help
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Lack of power VIN: 1B6MC365XS
Thanks to all who responded to this problem. Most suggested a plugged cat., however we had checked back pressure several times during our extensive testing & it was always within tolerances. Special thanks to Ed [...] who answered immediately & nailed th...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ECM data lost VIN: 1B7KF26C4T
Many apologies on the delay, the only thing I did when the truck was first here was moved the main harness away from the intake where it was resting on. Since then the truck has not returned, but yesterday finally speaking with the customer for the first time ...
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.2L power steering fluid VIN: 1B4HR28Y8Y
This was such a simple fix. John from Minnisota hit it right on the head. He said flush the p/s system with Chrysler ATF+4 and fill it with the same fluid. I was sure that the system had no significant leaks to pull air in from. I replaced the o-rings on the p...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7KC23691
well I will counsider it fixed the guy ended up bring it to a disal shop and they found the injecton pump bad but thay also are puting a electric fule pump inthe line and elmateing the lift pump and filter the elctric pump has a filter init the pump will keep ... Trouble codes: P0216.
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1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria S 5.0L Surge VIN: 2FABP73FXK
Thanks to all who replied. The EGR valve was replaced and problem remained, EGR position sensor also was good, EVR tested and was good. I did try a lab scope on the EVR signal and found the computer was indeed opening the valve too much too soon. Car runs like...
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1994 Ford Mustang 5.0L code output VIN: IFABP40E7O
Hi everyone, sorry for the late response. Mike [...] said to check all the wires to see if they matched the ecu. Dave Ven... Trouble codes: 96 (Fuel pump power not detected).
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Well this one is repaired and out the door. It was 3 bad drivers after all, the original, a used replacement and a shop test unit that happened to have the same failure. Thanks to Timothy [...] for his 2 emails and Brian [...] regarding this as a common fail... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 cyl. misfire detected).
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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42X9T
Well, this is my car, I am just going to deal with it. I will replace the engine soon due to high mileage. Thanks for the replies.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTWW33F4Y
Thanks for your help on the diagnosis of the problem. I buzz tested the injectors and found #8 injector quit quiet,so I checked the plunger bolt and it was not loose so i replaced that injector. When i pulled it out the o rings were looking pretty bad so i pul... Trouble codes: P1316, P0284, P1273.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZ473K22
Hello all. Customer took truck this morning irrate with Ford... They are claiming it is 'just out of warr.' but we know that certain things fall under their 6/60 and 8/80 warr. concerning emission related parts. Having a Ford scan tool would've helped alot, as... Trouble codes: P0175.
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1989 GMC Safari 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDM15Z6L
Closing a Previous Help Request GM-Drive: FIX 89 GMC Safari, No-start --- --- Verifying Your Closing Message Please verify the message below, and make sure your closing appears as you would like it to appear. If you made any typos or other mistakes, press ...
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GKDT13W6W
Hello all. Sorry I could not provide more information on a repair for this one. Customer decided to trade in vehicle as is. Thank you for all of your help!
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1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKFK16R4X
Thanks for all your repies. Most said my preassure was not enough. I dead headed the preassure at the fuel filter and still only got 20 psi. Talked with customer and he took the truck to where he had the fuel pump replaced at and they warrantied the pump and n... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Main Relay VIN: 1HGCB7551P
thanks for a bajillion responses. Yes the infamous main relay at it again. Trick was finding it behind/above the CCmodule.
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2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Interior VIN: KMHCG35G5Y
we replaced the multi function switch but that fixed nothing with further serching we found a diode in the fuse pannel under the hood that was week upon load it would kick out cool down then reset replaced the diode works great
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GZ78S8T
Thanx to all that replied.I checked resistance on all speed sensors, the rf was way out of spec.Replaced speed sensor and so far so good. thanx again
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1987 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JM1FC3332X
BOY, OH BOY! did I get LUCKY! not only did I get a couple of good replies, but I also got a LIVE body! Thanks to Terry, he took to time out of his busy day, and came over to the shop, and personally gave me help! I turns out, I did indeed, have a apex seal sta...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1YVGF22C41
problem was in the valve body. even after cleaning & updating didnt work properly. replaced with a rebuilt valve body everthing working properly now.
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2MECM75W5N
The idle air control air hose had came off, there is not very much space to work with - to put it on because of it's location, that corrected the problem. I am very thankful to those who lent a helping hand. Trouble codes: N0NE.
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1991 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, smoke
had one email had experience of excessive smoke being the turbo which is what we felt was the smoke problem but the oxygen content is still a ? HOWEVER the customer wants the turbos done so i will let you all no in the future
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN1HJO156R
Thanks a million to all the techs out there who took time to help me. I got 14 responses and all of them were logical, good ideas. I am still somewhat mystified, but a new oxygen sensor fixed this car. OK, we all know what an 'O2 sensor hunt' feels like, but t...
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1998 Saturn SW2 1.9L No Engagement Reverse VIN: 1G82K8272W
First of all I want to thank all who replied 7 total. Most of the replies pointed to vb. The others pointed to assembly errors. This one was an assembly error, (twice) the 15/16 nut , the one under the side cover, was tightened to tight so the reverse dog clut...
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6355S
Well thank you all for your great advice. I do how ever have to a say that I did give the wrong voltage at the grounds they were both at 0. But the problem turned out to be the MAF singal wire had a break in it by the brake lines very hard to find even when yo... Trouble codes: P0100.
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine Noise VIN: JT4RN55D5C
well you guys were right.which i already knew thats what it was i just dreaded haveing to tear it apart but it wasn't as bad as i expected. the right guide was completely gone except for the bole holes, lots of debree in oil pan. new chain, guides,tensionor an...
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start, Stall, floods VIN: JT2SV24E3M
Most of the replies I received delt with the ignition coil. Some said the problem could be in the fuel system. The problem in this case was the technician, me. After testing the vehicle some more I found that the injectors were staying grounded when the engine...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Air Bag Light VIN: 2T1AE04B4S
The code that wouldn't clear was number 22. The fix was a loose connection behind the insterment cluster thanks for the replies Gerry
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L compressor VIN: VWCP21C61M
Thank you--Thank you-Thank you!!! Car is fixed I did finly get several emails that help. It turned out to be the fan control relay. Several said to check power to the relay ( fuse on top of battery burns in fuse holder but it check good )We installed a new pre...
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