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1993 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DA9355P
this may be obvious so here goes the cel on right after startup shows code 14 clear it and it comes right back diag tree in factory manual says replace iac . if there is stiil a problem replace ecu well guess what the iac tests ok accordding to manual i replac... Trouble codes: 14 (idle air control problem)
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L hydraulics VIN: FTUWX28N41
Does anybody know how to bleed the clutch without the VAG 1869? The clutch pedal goes half to the floor before the clutch starts to opperate. we have tried vacume, pressure, manual. we do not get any fluid from the bleeder at all. I hope someone has experience...
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1986 BMW 524td 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBADB240XG
I need help from all you bmw diesel techs. I have a 524td that had a fuel leak so I removed the pump and send it to a diesel injection shop. After installing and setting timing the engines runs good untill it warms up some and then idle goes to about 3000 rmps...
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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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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Transmission - Limp Mode VIN: WBADE6326V
Need advise and code descriptions. Vehicle arrived with bad engine and transmission mounts also left engine mount bracket from mount to engine was broken into two pieces. After repair, vehicle was returned without road test due to low fuel level. Vehicle was r...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADR6346Y
Vehicle came in runnig fine, however check engine light is on. Code 26 is set. I reset and test drove, car reset same code witin 30 minutes of driving. At time of code setting Data is as shown. Additive bank one = -2.6 bank two -2.3 Multiplicitive Bank one +1.... Trouble codes: 26 (multiplicative mixture adaptation limit reached bank one)
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1991 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L a/c, tcc, evap, cooling fans VIN: 2G4WD54LXM
hello techs this buick is really got me puzzled. it came in a month ago with a code 26 (quad driver code) the dealer had previously installed a reman pcm(cust. was not sure why) my initial thought was tcc solenoid just from looking at archives although i have ...
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6CD5156K
Hey evryone, I don,t know much about the GM tbi systems the car came in as no start checked spark and fuel & injector noide all present, found out injectors were driping not spraying, checked fuel pressure good but low volume, repl fuel pump, now car started b...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L anti-theft VIN: 1G6KD54Y9V
Dash display's "theft system problem". Has current code B2711. Engine starts and runs.
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KY5292V
hey techs. this seville sts activates the traction control intermitently usually after backing up then going forward making a left hand turn. pulled several snapshots with tech2 but dont see any thing out of wack all wheel speed sensors stay within two mile pe...
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2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6L Valve Problem #3 Cylinder Exhaust Valves
Car ran poorly, 5" vacuum at intake. O2 semsors running rich with -33 STFT. Bad miss in #3 cylinder. Coil cassettes are ok, fuel pressure ok, injector patterns look the same on all injectors. Fuel pressure and volume test ok. Compression on #3 Cylinder is 0 wi...
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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban Silverado 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNGK26N7N
This one came in after the cust replaced all of the above items it runs rough in park and sometimes stalls in park. It cuts off as soon as you put it in drive. I checked timing and it is fine the baro is reading about 102 and 4.98 volts the fuel pressure stays...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1GBDU06DIR
This vehicle came in on a hook,no start, checked for spark, no spark, checked ignition system. Ignition module checked and tested bad, pick up coil checked and tested bad. Changed out distributor assembly with reman distributor, also changed spark plugs, ignit...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 4.3L No Start
we told customer he needed an o2 sensor; but based on mileage and all original o2 sensors we recommend changing all 3. he agreed, repairs were made, test drove - no codes present. we released vehicle to customer but within 1-2 days code 154 came up again. we w... Trouble codes: 154 (bank 2 sensor 1 fault), 175 (rich in history)
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GTEK19S1V
customer brought the truck in two weeks ago had code for mass air flow so cleaned it and let customer go truck came in tuesday same thing but with code for egr this truck would also smoke black when you accelrate sometimes we changed the injectors and the egr ... Trouble codes: 101 (mass air flow), 401 (egr flow in suffient)
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L airbag VIN: 1G1JC5244W
Greetings to all Im looking for some info on this car it has an airbag lite on and codes for 1018 passenger loop short to ground,1024 driver lop short to ground,and1071 internal failure in module.From what all data says the module must be replced when these co...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52TXX
This car was towed in. It would start but had a bad misfire. I scanned and came up with code P0300. Checked and discovered #1 & #3 cylinders misfiring. Replaced coils, plugs and coil housing. Car ran fine, road tested and delivered car. About ten days later, c... Trouble codes: P0300 (intermittent misfire detected)
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JF12T8Y
I am working on a custom project where the car is totally custom. This car is a 2000 Cavalier quad 4 with an aftermarket turbo charger. The customer has replaced the MAP sensor with a BARO sensor off of a 2000-2004 Duramax 6.6 "1" application. He says that the...
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2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WKL52J8
we have a 2001 lumina 3100 that looses 5v ref for egr , map , tps , fuel sensor . this is from back probing at pcm . problem occurs while driving , can also recteate with steady brake torque in bay. pcm only sets tps code. we send pcm for reprogramming , and w... Trouble codes: P0122
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Hello everyone and thanks In advance for any information. I remember reading in some old forums about a fuel injector campaign from GM concerning fuel injector replacement or a cleaning method but I could not find this information In the archives. I have limit... Trouble codes: P0303, P0305
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1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L dash lighting VIN: 1C3BC56EXJ
First let me say thanks top every one responding to this post this car has a electronic instrument panel cluster when you first turn the key on it lights up great but slowly goes dim over the next few minutes, if you turn lights on it will dime with dash dimm...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Speedometer VIN: 2C8GP64L61
Hi there, Speedo on this van stopped working, trip meter/odometer in same gauge still track mileage, when switching off and removing key, needle drops to approx 7 o'clock reading, it apperas to low(although I cannot say I recall were one normally sits in the o...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2C8GF68434
Looking for a little help from Chrysler Techs, factory people included. This is my Daughter's car, her first new one, and she has taken it back to the Dealer several times for this complaint. Advertised fuel mileage is 17-24, she has never gotten more them 13 ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L front brakes ?? VIN: 1B7GL22NOY
this vehicle came in 2 months ago with warped rotors, customer aquired vehicle from family member, checked brakes, discussed repairs,asumed someone pad slapped truck and it now has warped rotors, lack of finances customer decided to machine rotors close min. t...
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1962 Ford T-Bird 390CID power steering pump and reservior VIN: 2Y85Z17208
This car has a power steering leak at the reservoir after engine shut down. The reservoir is remote mounted on the left inner fender.The system builds up pressure, after engine shut down and leaks. Why does it build up pressure, and leak, possible pump problem...
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1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
hello again. i have this ford and it is driving me insane. when i first looked at it the vacuum tee was sucked in,and the car was stalling. unplugged maf and the car ran and idled fine.problem solved put on maf sensor right? nope. new ford sensor,the car hardl...
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L pulls left VIN: 1FMEU15HXP
hello all you 4x4 ford doods or doodettes. production date 7-93. i have this full size 4x4 bronco in what appears to be very good condition. although this truck has a 2and half in lift. it has been aligned properly and lifted right. drives straight down the ro...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L water pump area VIN: 2FMDA5148T
Hi Guys and Girls.Last week I replaced a water pump on this Winstar 3.8 because there was a squeeling noise coming right out of the pump leak hole on the top side.The van comes back today and the squeel is back,only when its cold and for a short time-2 min jus...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L od light flashes VIN: 1FTHX26H5T
customer came in wanted new transmission or have it rebuilt we dont do rebuilds so we sold him a jasper///now when driving the od light will flash and shift very hard //checked codes and always has a 334 egr and 452 speed senser all the egr stuff is new i repl...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L heater core VIN: 1FTNE2421W
HELP! This van is back for the 4th heater core in 9 months.Flushed cooling system with first core and figured it was part failure first redo. Replaced with Ford core and sent him on his way. Last time it was back we checked everything I could think of and all ...
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Oil Leak VIN: 1FAP13P9WW
This car comes in about every 2 weeks with oil all over the top of the engine & the underside of the hood. Last time here, I pulled timing cover & no sign of a leak from inside. It really looked as tho' the oil filler cap had been left off. Today it comes back...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Suspension VIN: 1FMZU24EXU
customer states noise banging noise when stopping road test found when coming to a stop it feels like the back of the truck keeps going there are only oneleaf springs in back any ford techs wiht any ideas
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on, trans od and gem mod VIN: 25MZA5143X
Gem module does not communicate with scan tool. does any body have any information on how and what to check when this condition arises. I am ultimatly trying to fix my flashing overdrive condition, but can't seem to find any thing wrong, but while looking I re... Trouble codes: P0708, P1702
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17L8Y
This vehicle has a slight miss at approximately 1100rpm under load or in park. Came in with a misfire code p0303. We replaced the ignition coil and spark plug for that cylinder. Found some moisture on that coil and #4(We will address that problem later). After... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder misfire 3)
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L intermit wipers VIN: 1FTYR14V9Y
truck came to my shop with intermitt wipers not cycling. they will pulse about 2-6 inches up glass and stop. low and high work correctly. checked codes. 1450 1438 and 1446 codes.wiper mode fault wiper park circuit fault and wiper intermitt fault... diagnoses p...
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1992 Geo Tracker 1.6L output seal VIN: 2CNBE18U0N
We are working on a 92-geo tracker with a 5-speed manual. The original transmission failed so we replaced it with a used one with 82,000 miles on it. We installed a new output shaft seal from the dealer in the used transmission. The tracker came back the next ...
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1994 GMC Yukon 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GKEK18K7R
this given me old headache.someone jog my memmorie please!has stumble @ idle smooths out with vss signal above 5mph. also dash tach affected reads 200rpm scanner shows correct.idle is reasonable before tach begins to error.thank you for reading and any help.
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GKFK66U52
Hello all I have a friend who just bought a denali on ebay. The truck is in great shape and runs great. anyway the truck will at times not start. It will start and die like it isnt getting fuel? I checked fuel pressure and it is in specs and doesnt bleed down....
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W01
Vehicle keeps setting code P0401- no driveability problem. Searching the archives found one match concerning plugged EGR pipe in the intake manifold.I cleaned this one with carb cleaner and a coathanger, removed the EGR valve to check both exhaust and intake s... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow detected)
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L abs codes VIN: SAJHX1249W
Hi all and thanks for your time. We have this jag in for the ABS, and the Tracs light on but are not able to pull codes. All data is not helping (use Jag tool). We have Modis, cs 2000, Auto Diagnose none are a help. Can we get flash codes? Does anyone have a ...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L engine VIN: 1J4G258YXS
Hi everyone, it's my turn... Gotta love this place !!! We pulled and rebuilt this engine last spring and been pulling our hair out for the last 2 months or so with the bugger running hot. Worse with the a/c on and at idle. Durring the rebuild we punched out th...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Instriment Cluster VIN: 154GZ58S3V
Hey Guys, This 96 Jeep Grand Cherokee came to us from another shop that didnt want to fool with it maybe I should have got the hint. It came in complaining about passenger window going down by itself, and headlights going out and instriment cluster going dea...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4FY49S3V
problem appeared months ago. Putting it in reverse it started to make a noise. When I stopped and put in in forward it disappeared and did not show up again for months. It souinded to me like the noise you get when the catalyic converter shield is loose of rot...
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1210X
After the vehicle cools off, it hesitates and lacks power until it reaches operating temperature. The spark plugs, wires, and coils were replaced with oem parts. The TPS and MAF sensors were also replaced with oem parts.Fuel pressure remains steady at 50psi wh... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L sterring/ ac VIN: JT8JS47E1R
Here is bottom line. With AC on or the engine will bog down and drive belt will squeel. We tried new tensioner, ps pump and even a new ac compressor. Still doing the same thing. It acts like the engine almost stalls. I supsect maybe a steering rack??? The scre...
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1969 Lincoln town car 281CID air con VIN: NOT KNOWN
would anybody be able to give us a discription of the air con system on this vehicle because we are finding it difficult to get our heads around a problem. what we would like to know is how the system is laid out as it appears to be flowing back to front from ...
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1991 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No Start VIN: 1LNCM9746M
Help! Lincoln has no spark and no fuel pressure. Disconnect spout connector we have spark. Replace module,pick up in distributor.computor and coil. Have no power to inertia switch. Have power to coil and flashs with test light and spout disconnected. Check fus...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Crank Sensor Alignment VIN: JM1NA3510M
This Miata has a strange problem with crank sensor alignment (adjustable sensor on the rear of the intake cam) The engine was pulled and sent to a rebuilder, the engine was too far gone to repair so they purchased an Atarco engine and rebuilt it. The engine wa...
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1997 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L shift VIN: JM1TA2221V
we have a 1997 mazda millenia s. pulled code 51 - fail safe relay or circuit and code 82 - tcs-ecm communication. will flash both tcs light on dash after car is ran hot for approx 2o minutes. then transmission will bog down and won't shift. pull over, turn car...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L false speedometer reading VIN: WDBCA25DKA
Hello MB techs. Cust. brought car in on hook with bad tranny. He wanted to go with used so we called up and gave the year and model and they sent the trans. After installing we saw that speedo was readng much higher than actual road speed. Since i have never s...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA61EXP
Hey guys, got a hair yanker here. No spark on system, Battery Voltage at Coil. Has good crank sensor pattern, replaced Cam Sensor, erratic pattern, now good. No way to check data and Mitchell dowsn't give me anything except TSB's to look at. Borrowed some Test...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA28D7P
Hello group we are having trouble with this 190e. The vehicle will lack power under heavy accleration. It is acting like the catlaytic converter has blockage but it does not. We noticed we always have code 12 for throttle switch which is located at throttle bo... Trouble codes: 12 (throttle valve switch)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L intermittent wipers VIN: WDBFA67F9V
Good morning Mercedes-Benz techs.I have this 97 SL500 that the intermittent wipers don't work.When I turn on the intermittent wipers,the wipers are on constant low speed.I consulted alldata but there is very little information on this system.I am suspecting th...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G5W
I have snap-on scanner, in OBD II generic timing is -13.5 long term fuel trim 35.2 When I test under MB timing +13.5 I have a hard time with data from generic I believe that something common is causing both codes. fuel presser 50 PSI no vacuum leaks. drove fin... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
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1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L burns up ecm VIN: JA4GJ31S9L
Vehicle came in with a no start condition and the problem was quickly traced to corroded connectors on the ecm connector (24 pin socket) both the male tabs in the ecm and the female end in the connector were HEAVILY corroded. we ordered a new ecm from mitubis...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3BM54JSP
tis car will not start. we have put new cam and crank sensor..have checked all timing marks and position of rotor behind crank gear.we are getting pulses on both sensors. no pulse on brown red wire thta comes from computer to power transistor. if we jump acros...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L steering rack VIN: 4A3AK44Y5W
hose replaced, system refilled, no info in trade books to bleed air from system. tried standard- wheels up and off ground, eng running slow lock to lock. started to get rack binding . called dealership, said to do same with KOEO. still same problem. have calle...
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1981 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, O2 sensor light on VIN: JN1CZ04SXB
The car came in with a complaint of running poorly and the O2 sensor light on (O2 sensor had prevouisly been replaced). We found the MAF and cylinder head temp sensor out of calibration. Replaced both of them. Now the car runs well once warmed up, but won't ha...
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1988 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1PB26S7J
Car failed smog for excess Nox at 25/25 ASM (1440ppm; 847is passing). Readings at 50/15 ASM are OK (666ppm; 786 is passing). Other readings at 25 mph: CO .41, CO2 14.5,HC 62 O2 .1 Readings at 25mph: CO .43 CO2 14.6, HC 108, O2 .1 Did an intrusive catalytic co...
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1EB31P2R
Help!!! Vehicle came in to shop with a misfire on initial acceleration and on deceleration at all speeds. Also, the engine pinged badly. Performed major tune-up with new plug wires with all OE parts. Adjusted timing to 10 degrees because it was set too advan...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Front brakes VIN: WAUCB28D6X
Thank you to all of you who responded to my problem. Many of those suggested that it was an improper adjustment of the master cylinder pedal rod. That was not the case because as I stated, the master cylinder was replaced and system bled. I tried many differen...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L electronics VIN: WBABK8332W
Thanks for all the help. There was a real pattern to the responses that I got. Most said the climate computer/display itself needs to be replaced but the dealer needs to calibrate the unit to read in farenheit after replacement. So the customer went to the dea...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L air vents VIN: 1G4HP53L6P
Thanks for all the help on this car. I am sorry for waiting so long to update, but customer(brother-In-Law) just brought car back this week. We found a leak in the vaccum tank, a small hair line crack right where it bolts to firewall. We replaced but this did ...
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1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L no comms VIN: 1GAGD2219V
Hi everyone, Thanks to the guys who replied to this problem. The car is fixed sort of! Testing the UART network further it was scoped and a 5 volt square wave was seen as expected. There was however continuity to earth of around 500k ohm. after lots of disco...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L idle high VIN: 3G5DA03E52
The vehicle sympotms would not reoccur except for the original time. After 2 days customer picked up. I will let ya'll know if any more info comes up. A couple replies I recieved were Vaccum leak and AC ripple.
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1993 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBEL19W5P
I recieved a lot of responese to look for the fuel pressure regulator leaking so i decided to change the cpi unit and all is well. Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust).
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19W4R
as most of you suggested it was the pump.i did the tests that were sent to me( learned a few things) but in the end it turned out a pump fixed it.thank you to all who replied.
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L a/c VIN: 1GNEK13KOS
Vehicle Owner Went On Long Trip,While On Trip Alternator Failed, Had Repaired. A/c Working Properly. Owner Also Stated That Radio Had Noise,Also Gone With New Alternator. Thanks For All Replys, Great Info.On How To Repair Vehicle.Thanks Colburn Brothers Garage
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L gauges fuse VIN: 1GNDT13W4S
when i tested the 4x4 switch on the axle it tested out fine but it sounded funny when i shook it so i replaced it with a known good one and hasnt done it since . thanks for all the tips were very helpful.hope i can return the favour some day thanks again.
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16R0X
found broken intake rocker stud. after taking apart intake and exhaust valve train, found top of intake rocker stud sheared and bent. replaced, works beautifully. Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L electric mirror
Summary: Thanks to all, got some interesting replys like, 'run that guy out of town with a pack of wild dogs.' The general response was that no, I did not cause the problem, which it turns out is not all that uncommon. Called my local dealer, (Denver) and they...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56T3T
I replaced pcv and vent hoses,installed vacuum gauge and found at 2200 rpms would drop to 15' went right to egr valve and disconnected it all better.Installed new egr valve and transducer.Pcv and hoses fixed rich condition and egr fixed stalling.Thanks for all... Trouble codes: 172 (rich system).
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2C3HC56GOX
Hello everyone, headlightswitch was the fix. David from southern California and Kyle from Ohio nailed this one, thanks alott and thanks to all other replys, GOOD DAY
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z4V
I would like to thank everyone that replied to my help request.Looking at the lines for charcoal was not a conclusive test as many suggested.When charcoal cannister was removed is was abundantly clear that charcoal was indeed the culprit.Instead of chuncks it ... Trouble codes: P441/.
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
These trucks apparently have a high incidence of circuit failure in the rear axle sensor circuit; all connectors are suspect and may respond to wiggle testing. We were doing our testing at the CAB to be sure we were looking at the whole circuit. After verifyin...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Door locks VIN: 2C3HH46R3X
Thanks for all the help out there. We replaced both the front door actuators. Door lock operation works fine Customer very happy Thanks againIan
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1979 Ford E-250 Econoline 7.5L oil pressure VIN: E24AHEJ557
Wow what a response. Most told me to get a rebuilt engine from a reputable rebuilder. Many said run don't walk away from this job. It's the four wheel drive that makes this this a non throw away van. Have engine coming from ATK with three year unlimited milage...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHF26H1J
The wiring harness on the back of the engine had come incontact with the air injection pipe crossover and meltedsome of the wires. Repaired wires and truck ran fine.Thanks to all who replied.
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1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L high idle speed VIN: 2FAPP36X4R
While I could not prove the ECM was bad and refused to think I might have installed a 'bad' part, one of my responses from iatn and I'm sorry I don't remember who it was that said, 'the idle air control you installed MAY NOT BE CALIBRATED FOR THAT APPLICATION'... Trouble codes: 157.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA5147W
this problem is fixed!!! first of all, thanks to all people who were in touch with me, great help. i did everything you recommend me to, but everything was ok. i did some questions to customer and he told me the windstar had been tuned up in other shop, and af...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSE34L6X
thanks everyone for the help on this one. finally ended up replacing all eight coils and misfire went away. Trouble codes: P0306, P0308.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW32F7Y
Thanks to all the replies, I failed to mention that I had already removed valve cover and inspected the uvc wiring. Due to some comments that Charles [...], and Ray left I reran the buzz test and listened very closely at the injectors and sure enough the no.... Trouble codes: P0470 (ebp-koeo data reads 43psi shows 3.2 volts), P1272 (high to low side open).
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAFP55V62
I had 7 replies, 2 were the same replace the valve body, Jason form alberta, torgue convertor is loosing its release pressure and allowing it to stall, due to clutch lock up. It boils down to a nick in the torque convertor stator support right where the bushin...
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1993 Geo Tracker 1.6L Starting VIN: 2CNBE18U1P
Hello everyone, Timathy from Nova Scotia said he had sme condition and was bad disrtibutor, that was problem on this one. Thanks for info on this Timathy, and thanks to all other replys. GOOD DAY
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1996 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEC13RXT
Fuel pressure is 50 psi running. KOEO 59 psi, then pump shuts off and holds at 53 psi, volume 8 oz in 15 sec. Back pressure idle 1 psi fast idle 1 psi or less. on acceleration peak 2 psi drops to 1 psi. I have 20 inchs of vacuum, it is steady. disconnected EVA... Trouble codes: P1153 (insufficient switching bank 2 sensor 1), P0155 (ho2 heater ciccut bank 2 sensor 1).
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1999 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK29J5X
Sorry I have not come up with a fix yet but will keep you posted. Here is a list of what I have done and what I have come up with since my initial posting: tested and confirmed all grounds from PCM, sensors, and chassis; replaced the fuel pressure regulator an... Trouble codes: P0175.
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L clutch fan / rad VIN: 1J4FJ67S0R
I Received two replies. The first stated that the straps were common to rot out and get caught (not the case in mine, it was brand new) and that sometimes the crimps would fail causing the straps to hit the fan. The second advised they had a 1998 Cherokee that...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JGW68N0XC
We got 5 replies to our request, thanks very much. The comments said to check the charging system, battery, bad grounds near thermostat, bad ecm, and bad internal voltage regulator in ecm. We had checked the powers and grounds at the pcm and found nothing out ... Trouble codes: 113 (IAT over 4.9 volts), 118 (ECT over 4.9 volts), 123 (TPS over 4.5 volts), 1492 (Battery temp over 4.9 volts), 463 (fuel level sensor over 4.9 volts), 1594 (Battery over 15 volts).
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB12131
car was under warr. and went the dealer customer informed me that the fuel pump was bad replaced pump car has been fine ever since dealer told customer that they have seen quite a few of these pumps go bad
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALPV1448W
We installed new coil pack, and the car runs on all cylinders. From couple of responses, it looks that it is quite common problem. The coil pack is sold as assembly, it consist of four coils attached by screws to one bracket.It would be very easy to replace ju...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L air ride control VIN: 1LNLM97V2S
Hello everyone: This was a fix even though I received no replies. I think there is a problem with my server. After reading an overview on how the active suspension works on this model, I was able to find the problem. Looking @ the wiring diagram, I learned tha...
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1990 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: JN3LV523XL
Thanks to all who replied.after checking all wires for damage and finding none, We pulled the sending unit and replaced it with a new one. All works fine.A special thanks to Terry who not only diagnosed the problem but he gave us the short cut to R&R ing the s...
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1994 Mazda MX-6 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1YVGE31AOP
thanks everyone for the help. replaced coolant temp sensor, but customer needed car. he reported back that it helped greatly, but still didn't seem quite right. he said he'd drive it a couple of days and see how it is. so far he hasn't been back. thanks.
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4M2XV11TXD
Inspected system based on replies received. We previously allowed system to re-learn with no avail. Inspected egr system and it was fine. Inspected throttle body for any adjustements and none were available. Finally removed the upper intake and found a leak in...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM74W1Y
I finally just followed the re-programming directions to a 'T' and it worked. I just don't know what I did wrong at first.
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L right side front door area VIN: 2MEFM75W44
Thanks to all of you that replied. After taping off EVERYTHING and removing the tape strips one by one, it came down to the exterior chrome trim including the belt molding. It stuck out just enough in front of the mirror to create a whistle. By removing the mi...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AL54F2S
hi group thanks for all the great advise, well here we go, started ckecking sensors individually and found the manifold differential pressure sensor bad, had 5 volt reference signal, ground, but signal out was reading .08 volts and when snapping throttle no ch... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, INTERMITENTLY VIN: JN1EJ01F5P
i tryed new ignition coils on all cylinders and the problem still remained the customer took the car as is Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor circuit).
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1994 Nissan Axxess 2.4L one headlight VIN: JN1HM16S1R
Sorry for not closing this post right away, (Car accident, not my fault, broken feamer, off work for next three months). Dan [...] has left his number to obtain the wiring diagrams. The customer has determined that running with one headlight is sufficiant.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L windows, locks, prw. seat VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
The repair was a short under the drivers seat, what made it harder was that it did not pop the fuse all the time, it most likely depended on the seat position, and who was in it. But we had to remove the seat to see it, it is the harness from the switch as som...
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