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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L oil pan VIN: ZAREA33L8M
Looking for a source for Alfa Romeo parts for this car. International Imports doesn't list oil pans. Axle flange bolts loosened up, Nut plate hit oil pan knocked hole in it. I am in north east Pennsylvania, anyone out here know of any specialty salvage yards f...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Restraint system VIN: WBAGJ832XW
This car has a low voltage supply to fuses #40 through #48 There is a common supply to the fuse block for these fuses that is a purple 2.5mm wire. I need power distribution diagram to isolate the problem. I have already inspected the wiring harness behind the ...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8328W
Hello all, ac compressor exhibits severe noise at high rpm's. We saw a tremendous amount of belt deflection and could easily move the tensioner, so we replaced the tensioner support. Acts like at bad compressor, but has good cold air and only buzzes at higher ...
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1987 Buick Regal GNX 3.8L fluid leak at breather tube VIN: 1G4GJ1174H
thanks for reading my post. i have this grand national that has a trans leak at the top of the transmission through the breather tube. the transmission is not over full and it operates properly. the trans mission has been replaced about 7 years ago with a perf...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCEK14K9S
wow,this one has me stumped.this truck came in for a no start.did some basic checking,and found fuel pressure to drop off due to a leaking regulator,ignition coil arcing off of the tower to ground and vehicle in need of a tune.i replaced the fuel regulator and... Trouble codes: 54 (fuel pump relay or circuit problem)
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W6S
hi all i have a problem after it warms up you can not give it any gas or it will fall on its face and pop through the exhaust and possibly die if you dont let off the throttle i checked the temp.on the manifolds for each cyl. and apears to be running lean some...
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Temp Gauge VIN: 1G1YY22P0T
The vehicle came in with an overheating problem and the customer said that at one point the engine started to miss. We put a new thermostat and coolant, checked for a blown head gasket, found no problem. It did have a Po300 random missfire code. Hooked up the ...
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1996 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGC24R1T
thanks ahead of time for any responses, this trk came in w/a crank no start. cusotmer had already replaced the coil. i have replaced all other ing. related componits just becouse i had them avalable, i have done all gm service manuel truble shoot steps and hav... Trouble codes: P0336, P0337
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Pressure Control Solinoid VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
Hello everyone, The customer complained that a few days ago the vehicle felt like it stalled at 55 MPH and then took back off without having to crank it. Then he sayed it stalled at idle a few times but restarted when cranked. I checked for codes and found a ...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNEC16RXV
Hey guys,we got this truck in on a wrecker today and it has no spark. the customers dad nas been working on it and has replaced the cam sensor in the distributer,replaced the crank sensor, replaced coil, replaced coil driver module. replaced cap and rotor. so ...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L heavy pinging VIN: 1GNEC13R1V
My wifes vehicle, when climbing a steep grade the truck pings like a banshee. Street driving no problem, full throttle starts no ping detected, just on steep grades. Any GM Techs seen a flash for the VCM or a fix for this problem. Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire)
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start VIN: IGCEK14W5W
truck came to shop 2 years ago. no fuel pressure. replaced pump with a/c delco unit. 70000 miles later truck towed in no start. check pump. pump runs but only puts out 20psi.checked deadhead pressure still only 20psi. replaced pump with carter unit.[lifetime w...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G1WF55KOY
vehicle will start and stumble ,sometimes die occasionally will have loger than usual crank time till starts fuel pressure on spec no codes set, other times sarts as if it was new
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L 4th gear VIN: 1GBJC34R5Y
Customer uses this truck for headstones and tows a trailer sometimes. He noticed a change in the 3-4 shift. Seems ok cold and then gets harsh when warm. All other shifts are same as when new. Have looked at service info and shifts are controled by the pcm and ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L door locks VIN: 1GNDS13S03
customer wants to add keyless entry... front door lock are normal wiring rear doors work off serial data. I was wondering if bcm can be reprogramed? One of my guys used to work at a dealership and he said it could be. Any ideas and help would be appreciated.
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L antitheft VIN: 1C3EJ56H3S
car will start in morning 1-2 min. shut down and will restart for 1-2 sed antitheft was set off and will not shut off now. we have lock and unlock door with key. we have also disconnceted and reconnceted batt. enter into system with scan tool and was unable to...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L abs light on VIN: 3B7HF13YZS
GREETINGS, Replaced front axle seals and u-joints, resurfaced rotors, and cleaned and adjusted rear brakes. Customer returned with abs and brake light on in car. I have had zero luck trying to jump black wire in kickpanel for codes and wanted to know, so had ...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Surge, HIGH IDLE VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
Hi,The problem i have is a high idle with a/c of it idles at 1048 rpm with a/c on idle goes up with compressor ingaged to 1800 rpm when compressor disingages it drop to 1048 rpm.No codes,I have inspected & cleaned TBI, no change!I feel there is a vacumm leak b...
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1999 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L unknown VIN: 1B3EJ56H8X
car came in cooling 53 degrees out of vents, a/c pressure readings were 35 low, 250 high, oscillating rapidly on high side. replaced a/c compressor, expansion valve, rec./drier, and condensor, flushed sys. filled with 1.25 lbs. of freon, and 5 oz. of oil as pe...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L rt axle seal VIN: 1B7HF13Y8X
Help!!!-This truck came in leaking axle fluid out the rt axle tube-removed and replaced rt front axle seal-truck back two days later-replaced axle seal again-truck back again today.I have inspected the seal ,the axle shaft and the bearing/bushing on the shaft-...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L blower speeds VIN: 2B4GP44301
high Blower only installed new resitor again works good, We replaced resitor (June 2004) before that dealer replaced 3 times I do not know if blower has been replaced, has anyone seen this problem
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2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL32XX2
this dakota has a slight idle misfire, but doesn't show a miss on the scanner and check engine light is not on. Saw in some of the problems that these have is a possible updated programming of the computer, but not for what this is doing. On the gas analizer t...
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1960 Ford T-BIRD 352CID no downshift VIN: 0Y71Y14316
H e l p = the transmission came in burnt and we overhauled, after, it did work fine for first 10 to 12 downshifts but started hanging up after that? upshifts are fine, after stopping put in low and back in d1 and upshifts fine, there is a modulator on trans. b...
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1969 Ford mustang 351CID heater core
I'm trying to install a new heater core in my Mach One. I have all the clips off and bolts out that I can see but I can't seem to seperate the two pieces of the evap case. I was hoping that someone could help me with some info on what I might be missing. This ...
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1979 Ford E-250 Econoline 7.5L oil pressure VIN: E24AHEJ557
Greetings to all This is out of my normal line of work but it would seem that I must find a solution to the problem. I need to repalce the 460 cid engine with another. I have heard so many horror stories about rebuilt engines manufactured in other countries t...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FTCR10A2K
runs fine until any uphill load,thens shudders terribly can run on flat land to bury speedo--good power run up to a little climb and starts a wicked shudder had a couple with corroded ecms,but this is a clean trk and ecm plug is like new
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L No Start, INJECTORS NOT FIRING VIN: 1FTCR15XOM
i have no power to injectors. haynes manual shows lt. green/wht wire for injectors 123. tan/red wire for injectors 456. these wires go directly into eec module. wires were tested for power with a result of no power.i ran a direct wire @ f/p to get fuel going. ...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L remote keyless entry VIN: 1FMDU34X4R
I have a 1994 Ford explorer with what I think is remote keyless entry. There is a black rectangular box in front of the rear windshield washer bottle in the left rear quarter panel inside the car in the spare tire jack compartment. It has 2 connectors( one whi...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L over drive VIN: 1FMDU35P1T
when the button is pressed with key in the on position and the engine off the (OD OFF) light turns on and off respectivly works great. start the engine and switch the OD button the light works great. when driving (under load) operate the OD switch and the fuse...
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP404XV
I originally looked at car and found code p1443 evap circut fault.Inspected flow sensor data found to be in perameters,was not able to duplicate, for good measures at time installed new purge solenoid. Car has since come back with code reappeared in memory wen... Trouble codes: P1443
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L No Start, hard start when cold VIN: 1FDXE4OS2W
Hi guys - Just trying to get a little information from you. I have this 1998 Ford E-350 van that developed a hard start condition when cold only about 1 month ago. I have checked that it has the current ecm calibration, no codes present, fuel pressure within s...
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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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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IFTYR14X9W
Hello Techs. I have a truck that runs great off idle. Customers complaint is rough idle especially cold. He replaced the spark plugs. The mil comes on and goes off. Set a code p0304 and a pending po306. I motorvacced it. He said it ran better but still has a p... Trouble codes: P0304
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1134X
I am the third person to look at this one. This is my niece's car, family cars are always the worst! The car will intermittently stall and then not restart. This usually occurs a short distance from home, I don't believe heat is causing this problem. It has be...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L dome lamp VIN: 1FDWF36L2X
the doom light does not go out if i remove the #2 fuse it goes out in the manual #2 fuse is instrument cluster,pcm,keep alive memory. i was looking for a timer but can seem to find it if anyone has had this problem please let me know.
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Calipers VIN: 1FMZU77EO1
OK I got a good one for you. Last year we received this vehicle. Customer came back today with the brakes grinding. During our inspection we found that the calipers were hanging up and the left rear wheel cylinder was leaking brake fluid. We replaced the front...
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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6679V
Hello, This Honda Civic came to me with the SES light on. The speedometr would act erratically when engine is reved up in park. The alternator is acting erratically with voltage oscillating. Scaned for DTC's and has code stored for o2 sensor heater circuit B1...
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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L instrument lights, battery light, brake light, 4x VIN: 4S6CM58V9V
Intermittent problem, when going over a bump the brake light, charging light, and 4x4 light comes on at the same time for about 2 seconds and goes back out. I was thinking it was a loose connection, but didn't find anything doing a wiggle test. Just wondering ...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L cv shaft seal VIN: 1HGCG5665Y
I was wondering if anyone has ran across any similar problems before. This honda came in at 55,000 miles with the right cv shaft seal leaking. Replaced it and the next week the customer came back with another leak. This time it was the left side seal leaking. ...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Speedometer VIN: 1HGEM229X2
Hi Techs, I'm looking for some advice on this Honda. This car was in an accident and the transmission had to be replaced. The body shop installed a used unit and it works fine. The problem is the speedometer doesn't work now. When the car was returned to the ...
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31A4V
The codes for both left and right bank variable cam timing systems come on simultaneously while driving with no pattern. At one time, the engine stumbled a little in the shop and we heard solenoids energizing. All voltages look good. There was a TSB that expla... Trouble codes: P1110 (Variable cam timing system fault), P1135 (Variable cam timing system fault)
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L misfire codes VIN: JACDJ58X88
This Trooper came in with a miss and a check engine light on. Scanned computer code po305 was there. So replaced plug in cylinder #5 moved the coil to cylinder one. Took compression on cylinder #5_ had 160 p.s.i. cleared codes after recording freeze frame data...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Alarm VIN: 1J4GW58N8Y
This Jeep came in with a complaint of dead battery after 1 week. Charged battery and then performed a parasitic draw test: .05 amp draw, which is acceptable for this vehicle. we noticed that the alarm would go off without any prompting on our part. We can set ...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4FA59SX1
Hi all Jeep experts. We had this vehicle in a couple months ago. We replaced the head gasket and had the head checked out at a machine shop. They resurfaced the head and pressure tested it and we reinstalled it. The vehicle still uses coolant. We cannot see si...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L 3-4 Gears VIN: 1J4GL58K23
This vehicle was in last month and we performed a 48k service as per owners guide. We flushed the transmission with a flush machine, and we used ATF4 fluid. The level was double checked after the service was completed and the level was ok. Furthermore, we've h...
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1997 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFA1255V
intermitant po170 fuel trims look good at this time freze frame info rpm 1340, cl,strim -25.0, ltrim -16.4, cool 194, vss 0, load 29.3 cannot duplicate the condition Trouble codes: P0170
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1248Y
i just replaced the head gaskets on this 4.0, and now it cranks but wont start. i have no spark or fuel pressure, cant access injectors to check pulse. all i can get is generic scan data, and there is no codes, and alldata doesnt really have much info on this....
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L tcc VIN: 1LNLM97VXV
hi everyone this car has the ax4n trans . At around 35 to 50 speed it feels like its goung in-out gear or the tcc i am not sure .no codes ,i replaced the torque converter ,put in atf 111 with mercon additive. it is still doing the same thing. it looks like the...
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1990 Mazda B2600 2.6L Poor Idle Quality
Truck was brought in for poor idle. Unfortunately, I was told that it idled too low, and it is idling sort of rough. ther is no real miss, just a rough idle that apparently came on suddenly. I cleaned the throttle body and idle screw, and Motorvacced the engin...
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1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L front crank seal VIN: 2M2UF3149M
This vehicle came in with complaint of a bad oil leak. We cleaned up the oil soaked underside of the engine and then put dye in the engine oil. Within two minutes of running engine dye was everywhere and leak appeared to be originating from crank seal where it...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 1-2 harsh shift VIN: 1YVGE22C8V
trans has harsh 1/2 shift line pressure is ok at idle then gose to 200 psi off idle did find code p0421 warm up cat efficiency has any body had this probelm
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1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4F4YR16C3X
hello fellow techs I've got this mazda p/u with 2.5 ford engine 8 plug system that will cut out on the road after about an hour of run time.I'm losing injector pulse,and ignition on intake side.Also the cel will flicker and fuel pump relay will click in unison...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 116/120 .0L timing marks
This 1979 Mercedes 5 cylinder turbo diesel is at a remote location that I will be going to for one day only. I basically am looking for the timing marks for the crank,cam, etc... The owner reported low power, etc... after disturbing the timing from removal of ...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA25D3J
This car has been a brain buster. the car can run perfectly and then have no power and almost stall. can idle well and then sometimes stalls. when accelerating, again sometimes good and sometimes it falls on its face. we have checked ignition with scope and ev...
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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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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L batt. drain VIN: 1MEFM53S6X
CUSTOMERS MORNING NOTE, BATTERY GOES DEAD IF CAR DOESNT RUN EVERYDAY RADIO IS WACKO PULLS.8 AMPS WHEN OFF, PULL FUSE AND METER GOES TO ZERO AMPS. i dont what this guy needs me for, but anyhow in the run position just like he said, also if i touch the face, i c...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W7Y
hello friends, this vehicle will lose power, coast to a stall and resart, it doesnot, surge and misfire, checked fuel psi, was with in specs, engine stalled on road test and fuel psi did not drop during stall out, checked for codes found 3 codes. cleared and r... Trouble codes: U1009, U1027, U1059
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L no start VIN: JA3XE74CON
gentlemen, i have a 92 mitsubishi 3000gt twin torbor. first time customer brought car to me it wouldn't start, found fuel pressure inspecs. when going to check for spark the car started and ran fine for a couple of weeks. then customer call me and says the...
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HJ01P0M
When Car First Came In We Could Hardly Get It In The Shop Because It Ran So Bad, We Ran Diagnostics And The Only Fault Was For Mass air Flow Sensor. We Put A New sensor In And The Car ran Fine. Customer Had The Car For A Week And It Was Towed Back In Because I...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L obdii monitors VIN: 1N4BU31D8T
Hey guys, I have one here thats giving me fits. We put a used engine in this car last year, and it has not given us any problems whatsoever,until now. The problem is that the OBDII monitors are not all running. Here in the Chicago area, we have I/M240 emission...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD68D8W
Thanks to all who replied. We used the scan tool to view cam position data and discovered that the cam timing was late on bank 2. We discoverd that when installing the chain tensioner, the plunger position is critical. We had been taking the slack out of the u... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16688 (cyl 4), 16689 (cyl5), 16690 (cyl6).
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1985 Buick Regal 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G4GM47AOF
After double checking all the basics (compression,vacume,timing,ect) and changing wires,cap,and rotor (with ac delco parts) noticed car still ran bad so then I dove in to the 2 bbl feedback carb. after checking the tps and mixture control solenoid found that t...
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1992 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G4WF14L8N
The customer took his vehicle and I have not heard from him. Everyone was helpful and I tried multiple switches from Car Quest, NAPA, Dealer, O'Rielly's none of them worked correctly in fact the dealer part would not even plug in. I thought about changeing the... Trouble codes: 34 (Mass air flow).
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GBEC19R5T
Here are the responses I received, Cam/Crank sensor correlation out of adjustment. This came from 3 different techs. Said if it is more than 6 degrees in either direction, this will cause the described problem. Others were - pinched wire at bellhousing, plugge... Trouble codes: P0141 (Bank1/Sensor 2 O2 Heater Performance), P0161 (Bank2/Sensor2 O2 Heater Performance), P0172 (Bank 1 Rich), P0175 (Bank 2 Rich), P0300 (Eng Miss detected multiple cylinders), P0420 (Bank 1 Catalytic Converter Performance).
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L drl VIN: 1G1JC1245W
Hi Techs!!! The responses I received were for wiring problems due to corrosion in the area of the battery. This was also the direction I was sent by Techs at the local Dealer, Indentifix, etc. I tested the wiring every way I could think of, visual inspection...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L excessive noise VIN: 2GTEC19R1W
ok so we got the new fuel lines in and compared them to the old ones as far as how restrictive they were. we found that they werent going to make a difference and opted to not install them. the only part of the fuel sys we couldnt really check was the regulato...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L harmonic balancer VIN: 1G1YY22GXX
sorry it took me so long to close this.the main problem was the owner wanted the repair done free when he provided the engine.we called lingenfelter corvettes and tim was very helpful and provided a detailed way to get the components back in balance.I believe ...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L power steering VIN: 3GNFK16TX1
Customer sold the vehicle Phil from New York suggested take pump apart and look for some metal on the magnet. Did not see anything on it.
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L fuel gauge VIN: 1GNEK13Z33
Thanks to David, Paul, Chris, Mark, Tom, Steve and Ed...you were right on the money. The dealer was a little hesitant about replacing the sender, but they did. I called for the customer, and they were a little more responsive to me. They did admit to having a ...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R1Y
we did what most replies told us to do and they were right on the nose. this engine was slugged up bad and we had to clean the passage to the tensioner. but the main problem was that the rh inner guide slide was gone. we retreived all the parts in the oil pan ...
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1994 Ford Aspire 1.3L axle shaft VIN: KNJLTO7H4R
Thanks to all who responded. The responses that gave the exact axle dimensions were especially helpful. In the end, I had the correct axles, but after a closer inspection, there was evidence of a previous front end collision which had shifted the front end eno...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L auto 4wd system VIN: 1FMDU34X8V
One problem (flashing 4x4 light) was repaired by replacing the rear transfer case output shaft speed sensor. I had a pretty good hunch that the historical code for that sensor was probably pretty accurate. There are 3 speed sensors on the transfer case- front ...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX18L3W
customer was checking gas mileage wrong he checked it the proper way fill up and then fill up and divide mileage by the gallon 17.5 mpg
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
so I am very confident that the problem with the explorer is the ecm. every time I reset kam and relearn baro it eventually defaults to sea level readings. The customer needed his vehicle and opted to drive it until he could afford an ecm. I will update and le... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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1999 Ford F53 motorhom 6.8L Cruise Control VIN: 3FCNF53S6X
Problem was found thanks to help from Rick Hammond of Heuring Lincoln Ford. Rick was persistant in helping me along with wiring diagrams and flow charts that I don't have access to. After all circuits to the cruise were tested numerous times Rick faxed over th...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L no start VIN: 1FAFP34POY
customer took vehicle 1 week ago and no further problems have been reported back to us. possibly trans range switch problem-hopefully this one stays starting!!!
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Start Reley VIN: 2FAHP71W33
Well we will call this a fix. All three replies which I thank you all for referred to wiring harness damage from brackets and routing. We will add that to our PM inspections on Crown Vics. We found no evidence of that in this case though. We actually removed...
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2004 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTGG25U44
Hello all, sorry for the late post but I was waiting for the fuel samples to be tested.I had 5 replies in all and Paul [...] nailed it. For some reason the fuel rail was contaminated with a dark rusty metalic substance, but it was just in the fuel rail, not i... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1983 Honda Accord 1.8L cylider head VIN: JHMSZ7429D
I recieved many replies for this problem and I am truley thankful. I created some confusion by not being clear on the history of this problem. The vehicle came to shop with a broken timeing belt. In the past i always removed the camshaft and the inserted shop ...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5652S
Possibly I could have stated my problem better. All 3 replies dealt with engine oil level. this vehicle has been well maintained, oil change 700 miles ago and every 3,000 miles religously ( I questioned the customer who has owned the car since new ). Anyhow co... Trouble codes: 22 (vtec pressure switch - ecm).
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C72
upon further testing of the ckp sensor i found that it only had signal while unplugged .when i ohm tested it it would not even read it i ordered new ckp & replaced it .engine started right up. thanks for all the help.thank rick [...] for his sugestions. Trouble codes: C0MP, C0KP.
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Long crank/start VIN: 1J4FJ87LXL
Sorry for the long delay in reply, wanted to make sure customer verified fix. Just talk to him this morning and he is very happy. Cure was I believe two fold, Replace fuel pump so that now holds 41psi or more for 30+ minutes, replaced crank sensor and rewired ...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALLPAMJ3W
Hi everyone, Thanks to all for their replies. The problem with this car was to do with the reluctor wheel. This is a really flimsy pressed steel affair, that is mounted on the front face of the flywheel. Scoping the CKP sensor one of the 'peaks' was noticibl... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Air Ride VIN: 1LNLM91V3S
Customer picked up vehicle and is going to return at a later date. I did turn off the auto ride switch and test drove the vehicle as suggested to see if the bags would loose air. They stayed inflated during and after the test drive. I explained to the customer...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA30D4G
Thanks for all the replies. The over voltage protection relay will allow it to start in 3 to 4 attempts. Still cranks too long. We need to put a little more time in it.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Compressor VIN: WDBEB28DXM
Thanks to everyone that responded to my problem child. The Evap. Temp Sensor was the problem. Replaced sensor and reinstalled old control head, everything working good now.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L ads VIN: WDBGA51E4T
This car went to the dealer for HHT diagnostics & repair. The dealer replaced the ADS valve. There wasn't an explanation why the warning light wasn't on before the hydrolic acumulator replacement. They said maybe there wasn't enought pressure to cause a fault ...
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1973 Nissan 240Z 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: HLS30-1258
What a learning experience this has been! These carbs were used on 1972 1/2 and up 240Z's and all 260's. They are referred to as flattop or square port Hitachis. The universal opinion is that these original carbs are junk. Replacement options that I found were...
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1989 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L Lack of power VIN: JN1HS36P3K
It's finally gone! Received a lot of good replies. Most were on the same page we were stuck on. At least it made us go back and recheck again to be able to rule out a possible cause. It was definitely a breathing issue like everyone thought but it was on the...
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1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L rear blower inop VIN: 4N2DN11W4T
Hello members, This customer has not bring back the van as yet.Yes all of you pointed out the front control unit for rear blower was the culprit. I appreciated each and everyone of you who reply to my post.I will post the fix again when the van comes back.Th...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Rear Wiper VIN: JN8AR05Y2V
Hello All, The `fix' is not exactly a fix, but rather the location of the problem and the customers declining to spend the money to repair the problem. The rear wiper `Amplifer'(Computer) is located in the drivers side REAR quater, behind the plastic inner p...
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1985 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 5.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3BY69Y2F
thanks for all of your response but customer pickup vehicle while i post my request, and had into another shop in which see indicated that the problem was fixed. said she would give me info on what repair action was. have not recieve info yet. will update if r...
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1990 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4P3CS44U0L
The customer decided to bail on this one. I pulled the ECM to look for burn spots on the circuit board and found none. So the next idea we had was to pull the throttle body off and poured hot water through the thermowax unit and it does move back and forth. We...
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1999 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2P4FP25B5X
I feel like an idiot. Sometimes you get so focused on a problem you put the blinders on and miss the point. Case in point here. My misfire was always on cyl #1. I finally got the idea across to the service advisor that the coil pack was to blame, as several of...
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1999 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L Hesitation, LACK OF POWER VIN: 2P4FP25B5X
First of all I,d like to thank everyone for their help. I removed the timing covers to check and verify the timing belt had not jumped a tooth. The timing belt was right on. I also found that the noise is definitely coming from the chain that runs the balance ...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GZHX5215R
Well guys..Thanx for all the help...I know this car may still have a bad starter issiue...But it also has bad compression..From 125 all the way down to 80 lbs..Did a leak down test on the weakest cylinder and found not to much...Am going to pull timing cover a...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L ignition VIN: 1G2NE52T1X
sorry for the long time between the post and the fix but i was waiting to see if customer came back. im not sure what i did but taking off the battery cable and clearing the code seemed to take care of the problem after i did that i had 2 time when it wouldnt ...
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1989 Porsche 944 S2 3.0L cooling fan resistors VIN: WP0AB2945K
Many thanks, as Mark suggested the resistors are mounted on a plate tucked under the windsheild overhang to the left of the battery. Sincerely, Andy [...]
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L timing end of engine VIN: YS3DM55V8R
This car is running and I have not changed anything about it as I could not tell where the sound was coming from. I got 4 replies saying the following: The valve covers are plastic and can sag if they get hot, possibly causing a noise when the cam hits the...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Low Beam VIN: 4S38H68661
Hello, I have to admit that I must have been brain dead the other day on this one but I will try to leave helpful info. Turns out that 6 volts is normal on yel/blk ckt to head light switch between DRLM and Combo Switch is nornal. I installed a new DRLM and I s...
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