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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L cruise inop. VIN: WBADD6322W
Can anyone help me with a wiring diagram for this vehicle? Is there anywhere online where I can purchase it or can you fax me one to [...]? Thanks
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L bac k seat VIN: 1G6KD54Y22
Hi my name is Diego , i have a problem whit this car for a few months ,at the first time we thoug was somthing simple like a open window, but know we don't know what happens , we already check the blidding system and the hose are working propperly,all the duct...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L front and rear diff VIN: 1GYEK63N02
escalade with all wheel drive, front and rear differentials seem to be bound. when making sharp turns either left or right, the limited slip differential is in limited slipping, seems like both diffs have a locker in them. i know of the tsb about the new fluid...
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L MIL Lamp on, no communication VIN: 1GCGC34K7R
Vehicle was towed in for a no-start concern, cranks ok...upon checking we found no CEL...plugged scanner in, and was unable to communicate...later we learn that the customer tried to jump start w/a 36volt hi/lo...I found the PCM burnt real bad...I replaced the...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Exterior tail light circuit VIN: 1GNU06D4RT
This vehicle blows the tail lamp fuse at times. No ryme or reason. It can be sitting still and the short arrives. Short circuit finder is hooked up and detects short with rear light harness totally disconnected including license plate light. We have checked al...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L engine VIN: 2GTEK196V1
when pulling a trailer engine starts to detonate as the more load is applyed , wont reproduce under normal load . also burning 4 l of oil since last oilchange
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L warning indicat VIN: 1G1YY22G0X
Hello GM guys. I have a Corvette that as soon as you turn the key on and again when turning off I get a message on dash saying, SERVICE COLUMN LOCK, AND ALSO SERVICE TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM. I tried resetting from the dash, worked for a few minutes then r...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 2GCEK19T4X
this truck has a un-explained loss of coolant. there are no leaks what so ever, it holds pressure with a tester and we block checked it with fluid to no avail. the bottle will empty in about a week and a half and low coolant lites comes on. no dried up trails ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L entire power loss
I got a tough one, this vehicle loses all electrical power while driving. it only happens for about ONE SECOND, when it happens the engine shuts off, all electrical components shut off, the clock resets to 1:00. It will do this frequently but only while drivin...
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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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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L keyless entry VIN: 1GNEK13TX1
Vehicle came in for an intermittant inability to gain access to vehicle using keyless entry fob. Used secondary fob at time of problem and still no access allowed. None of the buttons would work. Wait awhile and would function. Would not ever duplicate problem...
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1986 Dodge D100 Custom 3.7L charging system VIN: 1B7FD14HXH
Please help I'm going crazy. We replaced the voltage regulator on this truck after a recent no start dead battery. We fully charged the battery. Upon retesting the voltage would ramp up after initial start to 17 volts. We have now tried 4 reulators, the plug o...
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1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Radiator fan operation VIN: 2B3ED46T1P
Hi everyone, Vehicle overheating. Electric cooling fan not coming on due to a 10Amp fuse(#20) in the driver side, behind a instrument panel that faces the door panel, keep blowing fuses. Is this called a fuse block/junction block? Replacd fuse and fan is fun...
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Brake Booster VIN: 1B6MF36C8R
We dont do alot of work on diesels but this problem seemed straight forward enough. Truck is a work truck with a ton of weight in it. After 3 or 4 brake applies ,like if you're in a parking lot, within 10 or 15 seconds, the vacuum to brake booster goes away an...
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1995 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 4B3AU42Y8S
Hi all, this avenger will cut out at idle. At the time, the indicator lights will flicker and the cooling fan will come on weakly and the relay will click. All of the sudden the lights stay on and then the car will restart. When these lights are flickering, th...
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1997 Dodge Neon 2.0L Surge VIN: 1P3ES27COV
VEHICLE CAME IN WITH A/C INOP COMPLAINT ,CHECKED SYSTEM,AND CODE'S NO CODE'S FOUND , COOLING SYSTEM OVERHEATING ,FAN'S INOP ,A/C COMPRESSOR INOP .CHECKED FOR BULLETINS,FOUND BULLETIN FOR Fan relay MODULE AND INSTALL WIREING HARNESS. REPLACED HARNESS AND MODULE...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L motor VIN: 2B3HD46FXV
cooling fans work, car does not over heat when driving, but boils over when idling.
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R8W
Pick ed car up for poor running. I got half way to shop before would no longer run. In the shop the car will start after throttle fidged a little bit, the will load up and back fire and won't idle or settle down until over 1800 rpm. The check engine light flas... Trouble codes: P0352 (coil on 2 driver)
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L overdrive and lockup VIN: 1B4HS28Z4X
vehicle has problem at highway speeds of going in and out of lockup and overdrive with no change in load or cycling of overdrive switch. with cruise control on it does this very rapidly
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L brake pads VIN: 2B4GP2530Y
This van has gone through several sets of brakes in the last two months. I'v replaced the pads and rotors 3 times, I'v replaced the caliper with a heavy duty caliper. I put on top of the line parts from Raybestos. I was told that it may be a hose that is colap...
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1985 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTEF15N4F
hi everone this ford has no voltage to fuel pump, it has dual tanks with in line pump on frame and low pressure pumps in tanks, when i turn key on fuel pump relay clicks, i have B+ at yellow wire from starter relay always, B+ at both eec terminals at relay wit...
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1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Bucking VIN: 1FABP64TXJ
Vehicle is a 1988 Thunderbird. 2.3 L engine, turbo charged. On accel, both light as well as heavy, vehicle suffers from a mis condition. On heavy accel a ping is also heard. Upon removal of the spout connector the vehicle runs just fine. If the spout is reconn...
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1989 Ford Escort Pony 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FAPP9099K
Hey all thanks for taking time to read this out of your busy schedule. Vehicle was towed in as a no start. Checked timing belt okay. Checked fuel pump pressure 14 psi fuel volume 1 pint in 30 seconds. Checked for spark no spark. Removed or disconected spout an...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
I had the fine opportunity of replacing the engine on this vehicle. Due to poor maintenance, it threw two rods through the block and disintegrated two complete (I mean COMPLETE) pistons. Got it all done and test drove it. I was getting some scraping noise that... Trouble codes: P0743 (tcc)
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L transfer case VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Hi folks.On a learning curve this morning,an F350 4x4 that won't go into 4wd.Can't hear any action at the transfer case.Did a scan with the snappy and found no codes present,but in history there was a B1359,Ign run/accy ck fault,and a P1865 T case contact plt ...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Left front VIN: 2FAFP71WX3
vehicle started with squeaking noise/when driving across bumps it sounds like something knocking or rattleing under left front end. Have put on lift and checked everything under front but nothing is loose or looks out of place
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1994 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKDT13W1R
hi group this thing will run horrible or just quit or surge, originally found cracked magnet in distributor, fuel pressure was weak at 50 psi replaced pump, and cpi unit was leaking, all data looks normal, lttrim 138 fttrim 129, iac,ect,map,iat etc all check o...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 1GTEC19T8X
Hi IATN Group, My customer states that at times the brake pedal goes to the floor and she hears clicking noise from under left front area of vehicle. The master cylinder has been replaced with a factory unit and the brakes are OK. There are no ABS codes stored...
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1994 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L No Start VIN: JHMBB225XR
this car takes about 5 min.to get started after it sits over night. once it starts it runs fine and starts good the rest of the day.it has good spark and injector pulse when it wont start. iam not able to check fuel pressure or scan sensor readings.when it doe...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HKRL185X2
hello honda techs this is a good one i have a 2002 honda odessey with the 3.5 vtec this vehicle has a searching idle mainly in am. it does get better when warm. first there are no codes and the scanner has me limited on available data. heres the kicker when yo...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58VXT
Hello techs,hope some other techs have been plagued with this code. PO446 Evap. vent Solenoid. I have in the pass replaced the vent solenoid on top of the engine plenum that clear this code. Freeze fame on scanner shows this code set at 10 to 20 mph . This is ... Trouble codes: P0446
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FJ68SXR
An intermittent problem. Anyone got an idea? The engine just quits like a key turned off after 10 minutes of driving from cold. It will start right back up immediately and be okay for the day unless allowed to get completely cold. It does not stumble as a fuel...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58535
hello, I have a problem with a jeep. It wont start. ok here we go, MIL works, Code 11 No crank signal, reading scaner shows no rpm when cranking. no spark no injector pulse, no power to ign coil & injectors from asd relay. computer is not turing on asd relay d... Trouble codes: 11 (no crank refference)
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1989 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation VIN: JM1GD2224K
Hey Guys, This car is giving us fits, after the car is hot it won't start, while this condition is happening it has fuel pressure 35psi it has spark and injector pulse,once the car does start it runs real rich and sputters bad, and the smell out of the exhaus...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L climate control servo VIN: WDB1070451
Hi Group I have very little information on this problem. Car came in with a complaint of a coolant leak. I found the climate control servo was leaking. Dealer wants big bucks for this part. As far as I can tell it is functioning properly. I have searched the ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Compressor operation VIN: 4JGAB72E5X
Fellow Tech's. I do not have full knowledge of the normal problems on the Mercedes automobiles, we specialize in Volvo & Saab. This customer asked us to look at the air conditioning system wich was not very cold, proceeded to evacuate the R134 to see how much ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E11
I have this suv with multiple misfire codes and fuel trim codes.The fuel trim codes have gone away with anew mass air flow sensor.I still have misfire codes 306 keeps coming back I swaped coil and wires and put new plugs in that cylindder.It seems like the mis... Trouble codes: 300 (random cylinder mis fire), 306 (cylinder 6 misfire), 305 (cylinder5 misfire), 171 (fuel trim)
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1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Stall VIN: 4M2DV11W6T
Customer says that vehicle stalls intermittently when coming to stop or making turns.Road test vehicle couldn't duplicate concern.Has no codes stored,checked maf sensor,and fuel filter all ok.Thanks in advance.
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Cruise control/horn VIN: 1MEFM6535X
Cruise control does not work. Horn blows when pressing coast or off buttons and also will blow when pressing horn contact. We have tried a new cruise switch and a new cruise module, but neither helped. We are desperate for some insight on this one. Alldata doe...
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1993 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.0L compressor VIN: 1N4GB32HOP
sorry everyone i wrote all my related repairs and what car doing in the history section. Thanks again in advance for any infor.
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L abs module VIN: QP12-00354
hello fellow tech, this car came in the shop because the abs light comes on,i scanned the system an i got a d.t.c 57 (low battery voltage)but it did not say were the problem is, any help is welcome,thanks.
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Timing chain VIN: 3N1AB51D92
HI Everyone, This Nissan Sentra has a very prenouced noise when the rpm's reach 2500 or so, it sounds like slack on the timing chain, at idle this noise is non existent, i removed the timing advance cover, and can't see anything with the chain or guides, i ha...
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1986 Other European 328 GTS 3200CC Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFXA20A0G0
Car has cold start roughness, appears to "bog down" I am very familiar with jetronic but have no specs for Ferrari, would like to check fuel pressures(suspect warm up regulator is not reducing pressure correctly when cold). any help apprciated. Brian [...].
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1994 Other European 348 3.4L uncknown VIN: ZFFKA36B00
After turning key/engine "on" message "E4" will appear at the AC display. I first checked the R12 charge. It was with 340g of charge but even after full charging, the "E4" message is still there. It is possible to hear the AC compressor engagement after turni...
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L motor VIN: 1P3AA4636R
not a good thing but put junk yard motor in came back in 3 days leaking oil from heads replacedheads & timing belt w/ crank shaft seal then no more leak but low & behold a week later it was back witjh oil leak at crank shaft seal only when running thaught mayb...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L ABS light VIN: 2P4GP4433W
I have an unusual one today. This Voyager comes in every once in a while and has code 30, pump motor circuit fault, in memory. The pump will work every time it is commanded with the scanner. I can't get this code to generate with any regularity. If you have se...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L battery VIN: 1G2HX54K8Y
hello, this vehicle came in with a no start condition. battery was completely dead and would not hold a charge. replaced the battery and retested alternator. everything fine 'till car sat for 2 days. battery was dead. checked for draw and found draw in abs, ip...
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L engine VIN: WPOABO916K
While performing maintenance on this Porsche found what looks to be a small check valve spring and metal retainer on the drain plug. I would like to find out what it pertains to and if this is going to cause a problem with this engine. I will try to include a ...
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1991 Toyota MR2 2.2L high idle speed VIN: JT2SW21N5M
Hello, We have been working on this MR2 for a couple of days. The idle speed is always high and it seems to get higher as the car warms up. If I stick my finger over the inlet for the idle speed control motor (inside the throttle body) and close the idle bypas...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3VWWC81HOS
hello techs,this vw came in with low pedal .the pedal would not pump-up,koeo,or koer,so i replaced the master cyl.no change at all so i tried to bleed the calipers and their were no pressure at all .the fluid just eased out.the pads are good all the way around...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Engine VIN: YV1LS5503P
Hi, This car came in yesterday as a no-start.It sounded to me like there was no compresson,and I was right.After a comp. test I removed the front timing cover,and noticed that the exhaust cam had jumped time.I put the T belt on correctly and tried to start it...
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2003 BMW 325ci 2.8L air bag VIN: WBABW33453
thanks for the help! one thing to note is when inserting screw driver you must go straight in toward the steering column, at first i was pushing towards the airbag/horn button and couldn't find the clips thanks again mark
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1961 Chevrolet CORVETTE 283CID hard hot restart VIN: 12345678NA
i received many responses on my problem . it turns out that the larger jets do go in the primary side because of the use of metering rods. car ran fine when done .customer said car never ran so good which is what we all like to here.many thanks for all the res...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L low coolant warning VIN: 1G1YY6786G
alldata shows the low coolant module behind instrument cluster above fuse box.
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNGK26FXS
Sent this trk back to diesel shop for engine replacement under warranty. Everything in the injection system checked out to the best of our abilities (not having diesel experience). Injection timing was advanced 2 deg, when it was reset to 3.5 the engine ran te... 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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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L airbag VIN: 1G1JC5244W
I recievd one reply about pulling out the front passenger seat and lift the rug to seeif the module had signs of water damage sure enough the module was all corroded I installed anew one and all is well.
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCEK19R3W
First of all, I would like to thank all who took the time to reply. Two had the right suggestion that the culprit was the vcm-pcm. I had the same suspicion, but needed some moral support to help me spend $280 + dollars of my customer's money. The kicker on thi...
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L directionals VIN: 1G1YY32G34
Hi, As per the customer the vehicle has not had the directional problem reoccur after a couple weeks. We were never able to recreate the problem so it came down to listening to the customer and how and when it may occur. Our first thought was the multi switch ...
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1990 Dodge Spirit 2.5L engine VIN: 1P3BA46K9L
Thanks to all that replied, apparently there is a lower threshold sensor avaiable, but I took the pan off, measured clearances on rod and main bearings and checked the pump. The mains were worn some, so I replaced them and oil pressure is a lot better. Thanks ...
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1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GL26X3N
We removed the distributor & found excessive play & replaced the dist assy w/ a rebuilt dist- vehicle ran well but then began a new symptom of problems- stalling when put into gear but only 1/2 the time- customer needed vehicle back the same day we installed c...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7FL26X8P
I was not able to finish repairs on this problem. I had four replies with help and advice. Checking catalytic converter for restriction\blockage was one suggestion, rechecking o2, tps, and map sensors were other replies. All seemed to agree that low vacuum was...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Instrument cluster VIN: 1B7HC16Y1W
I checked all the connections at the cluster and body grounds, and found no apparent problems. While working on the wiper problem, we discovered that the CTM was not operating the intermittents properly. It seems that whatever circuit had a problem in the CTM ...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L dome light VIN: 1B3E546COY
Thanx for all the great help, Part #1-[...] (door switch) on the passenger side fixed the problem. My daughter wants to send her thanx to all replies, she will be a LPN in 2 years.
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Stall VIN: 2B4GP24R5Y
Hello, I just got this van back in -On the same date to close my request! All responses were very helpful,the iatn is the best. Tim from texas forwarded a case related to my issue that I Feel may be my headache. The ignition switch. Many techs said asd relay a...
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1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Stall VIN: 4E3AL54FXS
Well this vehicle was not much fun to repair, but I had some good replies that sent us in the direction of the repair. Brian had a suggestion regarding the electronic transaxle not down shifting during an abrupt stop. This proved to be correct. We shifted the ...
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L hard start VIN: 1FTEX14N4J
Thank you to everyone that replied to this help request.Map hertz,CTS,IAC valve and the fuel pressure regulator all checked out fine along with no exhaust restriction.After further disscussion with our customer about his complaint we came to the conclusion tha...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FTCR10A2K
thanks for your help as always.The advice given was all done already,as was checking the archives first.All vacs,pressures,scope images,grounds were good before asking for help. It ran somewhat better,not to my liking,but we threw the book at it to no avail.Cu...
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L pulls left VIN: 1FMEU15HXP
hey all, all fixed. had realigned and swaped rotors and pads from right to left. thanks to all. have been extremely busy . sorry for short explanation
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FACP41E7P
After a few days of scan testing and scope readings we found that #4 injector was intermittantly shorting to ground. After a new injector car ran great... I know i feel like an idiot after this one... something so simple through us for a loop. Thanks for all t...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Valves VIN: 1FALP6535V
We believe the best route is engine overhaul. Oil changes, or lack thereof are suspect, owner states oil changes are consistent, now, indicating in the past they were not. Thanks for your help, all replies provided new insight.
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F7V
Thank You All Who posted replys. As well as finding a shorted IPR valve ckt. I all so found that when the high pressure oil pump was installed, the drive gear was miss aligned and was not in contact with the cam gear. If not for three hurricains We would h...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L heater core VIN: 1FTNE2421W
Well it just goes to show you. Sometimes you cant even rely on your best tech to be honest with you. When I checked the voltage in the coolant myself it was .6 volts. I'd been told this was checked every time but come to find out it was flushed the first time ...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5140W
I would like to thank eveyone who answered. What I ended up doing was sealing off the intake manifold and letting my smoke machine run on it for a few minutes. I learned that sometimes you need to build a little pressure in order to get leaks to show up. The... Trouble codes: P0301 (missfire cylinder 1).
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W1X
Problem was found to be in multiple coilpak misfires that would not show up on Modus 1. After replacing faulty coilpaks the trouble cleared. Thanks to all who offered suggestions,
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2000 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTRX07L1Y
Thank you very much for taking your time to give us the information necessary to change this engine out. There were 20 responses, half said to pull the cab, this would be great, but we don't have the equipment to handle it this way. I was glad to see that the ...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2F4CR12ADV
most of you said there is a updated upper intake manifold and gaskets and valve cover plus a pcm reflash the customer has not brought back the van so i dont know if the engine light is off still Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1998 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTCS1447W
thank you for the replies. the problem was the new bcm has to be programed. this had to be done with a tech 2 and a techline terimal. a good friend at a dealer did that for me. the anti-theft system was why it would not start. the bcm would not commuacate with... Trouble codes: U1000 (no class 2 communnication), P1632 (theft deterrent system-fuel disable).
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5639T
First a clarification-when the power and grounds were tested at the PCM it was done with everything connected and while cranking the engine. The 'unplugged and backprobed' note should have only refered to waveform testing the CMP sensor in the distributor. Als... Trouble codes: P1381 (Cylinder Position Sensor Intermittent), P1361 (TDC Signal Intermittent).
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L cruise control VIN: 4SCCY58V8S
I received 1 reply to this help request. He said he would send me some diagrams if he could figure out how to e-mail them. I went back to the rodeo and disconnected all of the connectors with bullets except the back-up lights since I knew these were correct. t...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L windows,a/c,dome lights VIN: 1J4G248S8Y
I would to thank all who replied.David from Ontario, had key problems and replaced the BCM. Antonio from California, had the same problems as me, he unplugged the BCM to check it out, plugged it back in and everything is working fine.Mike from Texas had 2 wire...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L 3-4 Gears VIN: 1J4GL58K23
Thanks for all who responded, most of you told me about the accumulator plate coming off the valve body. This was exactly the problem. Lucky for us the customer 'got the hell out of Dodge' to quote a fellow tech who responded. Now the customer is battling Ch...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Alarm VIN: 1J4GL48K54
Thanks for the replies, everyone hit this one on the head, I purchased a transponder bypass unit at our local car stereo shop, programed the unit to the Jeeps key security code and everything works as it should, I think I'll pass on the next unit, I'ts too bad...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA28D7P
Good morning group. This vehicle is finally out of my hair. Our problem was that the car would not accelerate at full throttle. I was puzzled because everything was great. Fuel pressure was perfect, on/off ratio was working, overload was new and throttle posit... Trouble codes: 12 (throttle valve switch).
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1990 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on,
I want to thank everybody that took the time to help me. The customer did not want to put any more money in the car. I don't know what he is going to do with it. Jim,Mike,Ciro,John all set me good tips that I have to remember. One being about checking timing... Trouble codes: 42 (Left bank rich KOER), 92 (Right bank rich KOER).
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1990 Mitsubishi Sigma 3.0L limp-in VIN: JA3XB47S9L
I finally found out what the code 16 and 45 were (I used the Alldata library service) both pertain to the pressure control solenoid valve (PCSV) the code 45 is 'damaged or disconnected wiring of the pressure control solenoid valve system' and code 16 is a fail...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3BM54JSP
the fix ended up being the stator wheel on the crankshaft. when put on a scope you could see two signals. also had to replace the cranks sensor twice before it was corrected.
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L no start VIN: JA3BM54J5P
crank sensor was bad..stator wheel on crankshaft was bad also..tell/tale sign was using dual scope you had two consecutive signals comimg from the crank sensor
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
thank you to all you guys that responded to my question regarding that 1995 nissan. i did all those things that you suggested but it still didn't fix the problem. i suspect that it might be in the computer itself. Trouble codes: P0325.
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2000 Nissan primera 2000CC shift VIN: WQP11-2396
Thanks for your help but the customer wanted too replaced the trani instead of repair.
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 1G3HN52L9R
thanks for all the replies, a majority of you were right on the mark...pulled back to the driver's floor carpet to expose a ground 'junction' that was taped to the wiring harness, gave it a wiggle and amazingly the car wouldn't start and the vehicle had no pow...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2WP52K7X
Frist let me thank all those that replied to my request.But the customer has not called since we last worked on it and I am ready to let the sleeping dog lie. If the customer can't return your calls must be its working. The last thing we tried was to clean...
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