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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Starting VIN: 4USCH9335X
Car was towed in with a no start problem. Customer said that they tried to pop start the car because they thought the battery was dead. After that the car would not start no matter what thety did. When the car came to me it had no injection signal or spark. D...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HR54K6Y
Intermittant no crank: Customer states display reads driver unknown. Vehicle may start at which time Volts, Fuel, Temp, Radio, Power locks, Air Bag Light are on and or system is inoperative. Removed back seat to get a closer look at power feeds & problem went ... Trouble codes: C1298 (PCM loss of communications), U1016 (class 2 Loss Of communication), U1255 (class 2 Loss Of communication), P1602 (PCM loss of communications), P1626 (Security malfunction)
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6CD53B7M
hello again. any suggestions. my other tech put a water pump on this cad. and put the battery back in and lord behold,starts and dies. injector pulse goes away after 2 pulses.my question is, can the alarm be bypassed? or how can i reset it. the car is posessed...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Stall VIN: 2G1FP22POR
the car runs great without any warning it dies. refires right away Trouble codes: 16 (low resolution pulse failure), 42 (est grounded/ 41- est open), 36 (high resolution pulse failure), 48 (mass air flow system failure), 46 (vats fuel enable problem 51- ecm prom error), 18 (crank signal open or no signal)
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Hesitation, bog VIN: 2G1FP32P8R
We have camaro that has a bog/hesitation only when hot. The outside temp must be atleast 70 degrees. This thing has had all kinds of sensors replaced and fuel pump. The customer has been battling this for a couple of years, car stored for the winter. We heated...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation VIN: 1GTGK24JXW
This is my first post. Hope someone can help me. I have this 98 K25 P/U with a 454 SFI. Replaced the PCM due to injector 8 wasn’t firing bad driver. After that I noticed that when driving up a small hill barely pushing on throttle it flutters, hesitates like a...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L vent control VIN: 1GBDM19W6X
I am trying to find a R&R procedure for the vent control valve inside the dash. Mitchell doesn't show a location or procedure for this van. If someone with alldata, chilton, or even a GM service manual could look for me, I would appreciate it.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L shifts to fast VIN: 1GNDT13W7X
i am posting for my trans guy ,this is a 4l60e trans and it shifts to quick.this trans will go through all four gears in under 30 seconds.all selenoids replaced ,also ecm ,output speed sensor ,i have seen them start in third ,but never shift so quick,all selen...
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1996 Dodge B1500 5.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4HB15Y7K
Need some help with this dodge van please? It has a p0171 code. Check fuel pressure, check for internal vacuum leaks like the intake problems that i read in the fix data base. Key on engine off the o2 reads 4.82 volts. Is this a feed back from a referance feed... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean o2)
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Misfire VIN: 2B5WB35Z8Y
as seen in the repair history we have covered all the basics. at this point i am at a loss. Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0308
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1996 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L power door locks VIN: 2E3HD66FXT
heeeeelp!!! power door locks don't work at all. tried both switches. snap on scanner connected shows roughly 2 volt and 6 volts when switches are toggled. if you supply voltage to output control at body computer all door locks lock and unlock. car also has oem...
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1992 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L lubrication system VIN: 1FACP5348N
I am looking for a bit of advise before I tear into this one again. It is kind of a mess of a story. The customer is retired living on SS. We installed a reman engine about 3 1/2 years ago due to a lower end problem. A couple of months ago the car returned wit...
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1994 Ford Motorhome 7.5L Torque Convertor VIN: 3FCMF53G0R
Fellow Techs, when driving this Airex motorhome at a constant throttle rate or up gradule inclines the torque convertor unlocks and locks up several times then it will go fine for maybe 10 to 15 miles and then start in again unlocking and locking really fast, ...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L low power VIN: 1FTEF15X19
the truck runs great when first started but after it warms up it seams to lose power and wont even pull up a hill we have checked timing with in specs checked fuel pressure never drops below 32 changed fuel filter checked back pressure in exhaust it doent seam...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H8S
Vehicle came in stalling intermittently. I noticed it during decel in city . I tried Iac and module. I thought module fixed it but vehicle came back. I did notice that once when it was going to stall felt like something breaking down.(on accel) Not sure though... Trouble codes: 122 (tps less than minimum voltage)
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: IFALP4449T
vehicle came in not running i locate a under hood maxi fuse blown too the eec. i replaced the fuse once and the new fuse blew instantly at startup so i substitiuted the fuse with a low amp circuit breaker too test the system and the vehicle started and ran for...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP65L2T
vehicle came in with check engine light on, and a comlaint of no power especially when cold. car pops through intake and sputters when cold, but seems to go away when warm. Found info on the vacuum hose for imrc valve cracking but this vehicle does not have th... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP653XW
Hi ladys and gent wellcome to my worse nightmear I have been working on this car for a week now 3,000 miles ago this car had a head leaking antifrezz so another tec at are shop put head,plugs,wires ,all the stuff listed above the new exsot cam shaft was put on... Trouble codes: 1383 (variable cam timing over retarded), 1381 (variable cam timing over advanced)
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5245X
Here's the deal, this van is suffering from the infamous lean codes everybody is talking about. Valve cover has been updated, no oil is present in intake housing, detectable vacuum leak around imrc shaft. Engine will misfire if fuel is sprayed around shafts by... Trouble codes: P0171 (02 lean bank 1), P0174 (02 lean bank 2)
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1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GDJK34F5W
i have this 6.5 diesel that cuts out,starts again rite away.never happens for me though. i have installed a new fuel filter, a new lift pump,old was no good,flushed the tanks for dirt.installed a new fuel cut off solenoid.no codes.can a crank position sensor d...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Temperature output VIN: 2HKRL1867Y
Here is another strange one. The A/C works fine so long as the auto climate control is set for 60 or less. As soon as one turns the control to 61 degrees f. the heat kicks in and the output temp runs wild to full hot. I have read the problem with the control h...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4GZ48S6W
this truck will back fire thru intake manifold when on accel from stop sign cold,has good fuel pressure,everything on scanner looks ok,once it warms up it will run fine,.thought maybe engine coolant sensor but no one has one on hand,thanks for the help
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L front brakes VIN: SALJY1246T
Group I need some help on this vehicle. I will start from the beginning and maybe something will help to solve the problem. The vehicle came in with a service engine light,power steering leak and a exhaust leak: replaced gearbox with part from dealer as well a...
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1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1HD461XP
Ok,Im at the end of my rope with this one!the customer brought car to us with mil and intermittent stall at idle.Code is an 02-no ne2 signal.I didpinout test as per alldata,no problem.Continuity,resistance and ac signal all within spec.I no what your thinking.... Trouble codes: 02 (No ne2 signal)
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, erratic speedometer VIN: 1YVEG22CXT
Hello mazda guys got a good one for you ! got this one from another shop . came to me with intermittent stalling prob. ive searched fix data base w no solid answers . have seen 1 post with exact same prob. but no replies , closed out with fix , i checked same ...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C1X
Hi, The customer recently bought this car and ended up with a P0133 code and wouldnt pass inspection due to code. O2 pid read 0.00 volts on the scanner. Checked and had 3.75 volts on sig return wire (Pin #60, red )from the front 02 sensor. Checked voltage dr... Trouble codes: P0133 (Heated O2 SEnsor Low Response)
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBDA24C4I
Hi members, This car came in for AC service .It blows regular outside air.It has lack of freon and after recharged freon to the system,the compressor still did not energize the clutch. It has two pressure switch on the drier unit, one with red colour with two...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Engine VIN: WDBCB25D9H
Hallo. Need some machine shop specifications please. This Feb of 1987 300SDL ( 2996cc, OM603.961 ) arrived with a damaged engine due to oil pump being jammed with small bronze object. Still have not identified it's origins yet. My machinist needs the followi...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L won't run obdii mon VIN: WDBFA67F8T
Hi Group This SL has not run it's moniters since June. The continuous moniters will run but none of the non-continuous, catalyst,evap,secondary air, o2, o2 heater, moniters will run. It had a p0410 secondary air code in current codes but after I went into fun... Trouble codes: P0410 (air injection system malfunction)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L fuel pump VIN: 4JGAB54EJ1
Good evening fellow tech. I need to know if anyone has done a fuel pump on one of these mercedes. Looked at it breifly could not find any information on mitchels do you have to remove the gas tank or is there an acesss hole that you can get to it? Any informat...
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1988 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1HT21S55
Hello fellow techs, I had this vehicle given to me with a blown head gasket was blowing oil everywhere. Decided to rebuild motor and let my daughter drive it to school. after engine rebuild it searches for idle from 800 to 1400 I can disconnect idle control an...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA21D2W
This car is giving me fits, The problem is it surges at low speeds, If I monitor the EGR solenoid I have 12 volts there untill it gets to about 100rpms Then it pluses about 6 times in a 5 second period. you can feel it in the car. If you go faster it stays at ...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D32
I have this 2002 Altima that is very intermittent on setting code P1121. No driveability symptoms were present when it would set the code. It might set once a week for the past month and every time I would do diagnostics everything checks good. Today the compu... Trouble codes: P1121, P1223 (Throttle Pos. Sensor 2 circuit low input)
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1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3CW54C0L
Greetings to all of you great techs in the internet void. I'm looking for some serious help with this car. when it came in, it had a serious idle problem, and backfire. found damaged wiring to IAC and then after repair, the pcm wouldn't control idle. replaced ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62CXW
Hiya Fellow Tech's, I Have this Aurora That goes crazy with loss of data codes I Have checked grounds, and for any other damage. when i clear the codes it takes about a day or so for them to come back. It dosent over heat or miss, it runs great. the TCM CAL ID... Trouble codes: 1604 (LOSS of ICP SERIAL DATA), 1605 (loss of hvac serial data), 1603 (loss of sdm serial data), 1602 (loss of abs serial data), 1276 (vart sdl circuit or signal), 1275 (pcm to ebtcm communacation problem)
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L power steering effort VIN: 1G3GR64H31
Hi guys, We received this Aurora in on Saturday. Customer states that steering effort increases intermittently at idle. Vehicle is equipped with magna steer speed sensitive steering. Tested with tech II amperage draw on control solenoid when steering is hard ...
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, hard start VIN: 1P3AA4633R
This vehicle has a problem. it was towed in for stalling and not restarting. when we got it in it had thick yellow spark,fuel and inj. pulse. we tried a coil, computer and a map sensor. vehicle all of a sudden started. now it starts hard, misses under loadand ...
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1990 Pontiac Firebird 3.1L starts and stalls VIN: 1G2FS23T7L
This car will start but stall right away. we went though and recked the customers work. all ok If you dont let the ign. switch return all the way to thew run position after starting it will idle (not real great ) Just for fun I pit another distriibutor in it a...
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1988 Saab 900 2.0L No Start VIN: Y53A546D9J
Car is crank no start. Car seems to have 2 problems related to the fuel system. First the ecm will not ground the fuel pump relay. I understand that this is a common problem. Also when I ground the relay for the ecm the fuel pump runs but does not deliver any ...
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6556Y
Need some SUBI help.. This car idles perfect and most of the time drives perfect. The car will intermittantly turn on check engine light with P0130, primary 02 fault. Replaced 02 with factory sensor. Light still comes on. 02 voltage while cruising stays around... Trouble codes: P0130 (Fault primary O2)
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1993 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Lack of power VIN: JS3TD02V2P
This vehicle has a severe lack of power at idle and when driving. It seems to be worse when the vehicle is hot and the outside temperature is hot. Customer says that cool mornings seem to help. The vehicle does not miss. When I accelerate and then back the thr...
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SV21EOM
problem with car is hesitation or bog under moderate to heavy acceleration. it even cuts out and stalls.have tested air flow meter and t.p.s. switch.but no problems found.did have a long crank time till start.until i replaced the igniter and dist.assy.almost f...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN93P8R
First thanks to all who will read and respond to my post. This Toyota truck came in from another shop. The vehicle would start, run about a second or two then die out. Have fuel pressure gauge hooked up to cold start injector inlet. Have 38 psi pressure when a...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L passanger poweer slidding door VIN: 4T3ZF13C21
hi guys i need help from you toyota techs.the passenger power sliding door doesnt close when commanded or it wiil sit there and attemps to close and goes back An foward. havent experince that problem my self. customer state that when the door goes back and fow...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Hard Cold Start VIN: WVWGG83A8T
We have a difficult problem with this one...extremely hard to start cold. ECT/Fuel Temp/IAT are in specs. Wiring to ECU is good, no shorts to ground, or high resistsnce from sensor connection to ECU. The 5V reference is present at the sensor, and sensor ground...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L not sure VIN: 3VWSE29M3Y
this car cuts out when running at hi-way speed or at a stop or at idle.no ryme or reason starts up again no problem.intermitting problem but unsafe sometimes it will run with no power, like it is starving for fuel. changed filter. could not find water in gas....
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG29M81
Car originally came in for intermittent stalling, found high LTFT, Replaced Mass air meter (OEM). Picked up. Two weeks later, same complaint, found engine was misfiring (P0301). Replaced spark plugs and wires. Engine runs smooth and picked up. This week came b... Trouble codes: P1143 (Load calculation cross check)
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2000 Volvo V70 GLT SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D4Y
mil lamp on-code p1332 vvt solenoid. replaced solenoid light still on. has anyone seen a common problem with these? thanks!!! CAR WAS DRIVEN APPROX. 800 MILES AFTER PREVIOUS REPAIRS SO I DON`T THINK IT WOULD BE RELATED. Trouble codes: P1332 (variable valve timing solenoid)
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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Engine VIN: JH4KA8262P
Well we didnt get to fix this car, we recemmonded a rear transmission mount as many have stated only to learn another shop had replaced that mount about a year ago with no luck, so we looked into other areas pointed out by the responses we received, the left a...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Brake lights VIN: WBAFA53591
After a week when nothing went right, I paniced & overlooked the obvious. 3 brake lamps. 3 different problems. RR brake lamp had dirty contacts between the bulb socket & the circuit board. LR bul was burntout. Center assembly was disconnected during privious b...
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L no 3-4 shift VIN: 1G6KS52Y7R
the used trans we installed was bad and had the same problem as the first one. we replaced trans and works just great. thanks
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2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6L Valve Problem #3 Cylinder Exhaust Valves
I want to that the techs that replied to my request. Chris from Michigan hit it right on the head. The issue was a broken exhaust valve spring. Being that the car is under warranty and I have a ZERO comeback policy, the engine was dropped out of the car for di...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire, BACKFIRE VIN: 1GCEK19K8S
I want to thank all of you for the help on this truck. we replaced the ignition module with an oe delco, ran top engine cleaner thru the engine and the mysterious gremlin seems to have dissapeared!. Again thanks
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1996 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK34J2T
Hello group, I'm sorry for the hold up on this vehicle. There was no hurry on this vehicle,so I had to put it on the back burner for a while. I received 13 replies on this truck and all were excellent replies. The most common reply was ignition switch proble...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Hesitation, Stumbles 45% of time VIN: 3C3EL45H3T
Between fixing the cam timing (new belt) & making reliable, consistent sparks with not the 2nd distributor, but the THIRD distributor, the engine now runs perfectly, (like what took you so long?). Apparently we should all have such an understanding part suppli...
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1991 Dodge B250 3.9L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2B7HB21X5M
Customer picked up the van and said his buddy at the salvage yard could order one in. Called me yesterday that it had started just fine, but after a few minutes smoked out from under dash and died. Will not turn over now.Most replies were to check injectors, r...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Dust seal VIN: 3B7HF13Z1X
Thanks to all who posted. Some of you even posted part numbers. Unfortunately these numbers were for the inner grease seals. Not the dust seals. A few dealership guys told me of a TSB to remove these seals because the caused a squeek and are no longer servicea...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GL22X9X
Hi Everyone, I appreciate all of the replys that I received but this vehicle was from left field.. The delay was in the dealer waiting to make up their mind what they wanted to do. First let me thank Dan [...],Adam (Hitch King),Richard ...
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A4N
Thanks for everyones helpful ideas. faulty eec relay. I was looking at the problem but not seeing it. sometimes another set of 'eyes' does the trick.
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Surge VIN: 2FMDA5148S
Hello, Sorry I took so long but could not get The van until this week. Looking Into It again.The pcv tube was resting on The engine and what was going on was when you put the van in gear the motor would move just enough to lift The tube up to create a leak a...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L over drive VIN: 1FMDU35P1T
the fix was replacing the overdrive solonoid as it was shorted. Warren thanks for making it clear that the switch (button) is only a inderect triger to the solonoid thanks to all who replied Ed
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FALP1139W
7 responses in 12 hours!! Thanks guys, especially Nick [...]. As it turns out the crankshaft thrust bearing is worn out causing crank to move back and forth with the pressure plate engagement/disengagement. The Crank sensor mou...
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Oil Leak VIN: 1FAP13P9WW
Fix for this, was examining the crankcase ventilation system. There is a one way check valve on the ventilation hose going into the air horn & upon examination it was turned around backwards. Corrected this & replaced the disfunctional PCV valve.Thank's for al...
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1986 GMC G1500 Vandura 4.3L flywheel VIN: 2GTCG15N7G
Thanks for all the replies. I found ithard to describe the problemand I think some of you misunderstood my problem so alot of the help was not very helpful but I blame myself not you guys. The converter pilot will slide into the crank. Dowel pins and mounting ...
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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L fans VIN: JHMCA5544K
the customer decided to bypass the fan switch at this time and have the fans run constantly and did not want to spend more money at this time.many thanks to all the replys/much usful info and its great to part of iatn.thanks all and i will update if the custom...
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1990 Hyundai Excel GL 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHVF22J9L
Howdy everbudy, First things first, THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED!! We checked advice of all replys that we got. John from Texas hit it on the head! Removed ECM and found burnt diode in circut board. Just recieved ECM today at lunch. Hooked it up and problem is...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C41
Well, the largest problems on this one is the lack of specific information and the parts availability, however it was eventually determined that cam sensor, crank sensor and ecm are all bad, since customer was looking at a huge bill I contacted Hyundai's natio...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Alarm VIN: 1J4GW58N8Y
Thanks for all the replies, they were all helpful in understanding a little more about the system. I tested everything I could think of, including removing the rear hatch panel to access the connector to see if there was any damage to wiring for the glass swit...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4FA59SX1
thanks to all that replyed. We found no signs of coolant in the oil or cyl head oil galley area. We drove the vehicle for 5 days with little or no coolant lose. We will be monitoring the vehicle weekly. Thanks again.
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1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L mainifold VIN: JM1FC3525M
This vehicle has been repaired. We opted to r&r the manifold and remove the broken studs with a torch. Despite the way it looked, we learned the r&r was actually quite easy. The high grade of steel involved would have made drilling an extensive process. A bi...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C7W
hello and thank you for taking time to respond to our request. we had four peplies and they were all helpfull.Thanks to Marshall from Georgia for your advise. In both cases the o2 was at fault, however on the mazda our tech did not quite understand the relatio... Trouble codes: P1131.
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBCA39D9H
This one is now running great. Thanks for the ten excellent replies! Two suggested an overvoltage protection relay. That was easy, so we tried it first with no improvement. Other suggestions included a fuel pressure regulator (already changed), a leaking or al...
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JA3XE74C4N
Thanks to everyone The owner took the car too try it. The surge was so intermeted that I could not get it to do it but for a few times and not enough to get a good reading from it. This is after i had replaced the TPS. some of the sugestions (I did look into a...
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1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JN6HD15H8G
Thanks to all who had some input. The customer declined to have us further diagnose his problems. Good ideas about the injectors and the cam timing, but those seemed to be okay. Thanks again.
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L harsh shifts VIN: JN1CA21D8S
The Maxima is fixed! I don't know why I didn't look at the dropping resistor first.It is located next to the air cleaner and I disconnected it while disconnecting everything else.Thank you that replied.Info(technical)is hard to get and understand on this veh...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Sorry I took so long to close.Customer decided to trade vehicle.To many problems,car not worth repairing.Thanks for all the help.
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1993 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L oil filter to engine adapter VIN: 1GHDT13W4P
I want to thank everyone that replyed to my request for help.too many names to list here,you all know who you are.repair commenced as follows. remove air filter and filter box under hood, also loosen clamp at power steering pump,holding oil lines, making lines...
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SC 2.4L ipc VIN: 1G3NL12T2T
thanks to all who responded to my posting, the fix was the IPC. We found a used one and installed it but we had to do the relearn procedure twice, the first time we left the key on for 15min or so then tried to start the vehicle and it set code 1629D so we cle...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L tcc VIN: 1G3GR62C8X
I wish I could call this a fix, but after showing the owner all the really well thought out responses I received, he'll likely take it to the dealer. We did pull the pan and found nothing that looked like debris from the TCC lining. Very clean. Tried some synt...
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L motor VIN: 1P3AA4636R
replaced seal again with oem seal so far so good . pcv system ok . thanks for the help i hope to never speak of this car again forthis problem
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2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L engine VIN: 1P3ES46C71
following the advice of peter from colorado,kent from florida, and h. steven from new york, i removed the rocker shafts to check the cam shaft lift. the lift was exactly what it was supposed to be. the only discrepencies in any of my test results was the 30psi...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52M2T
Well thanks to all who gave me adivce on fixin this puppy... to summerize the responses i checked the gas to see if it was flammable...and yes it was...the exhaust was not plugged...i had pulse width at the injuctors...i replaced BOTH crank sensors. Checked fo...
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Accessories VIN: 1NXBR12E2W
Thanks to all that replied, After everyone telling me that it was on the drivers side fuse panel I realized that I did not switch the relay from the old harness, thats why i could not find it because it wasn't there.Unfortunatly I gave the old harness to the c...
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1989 Volvo 740 2.3L valves
Two factors preclude installing 8-valve head on this B234F block. First is a 'minor' difference in the nose of the crankshaft. The B234 crank is longer in front to accommodate the balence shaft sprocket. Second is the fact that the 16-valve's oil pump is locat...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D6X
Since I do not have a Volvo scan tool to actually activate the individual components in the EVAP system I took a 50-50 chance and replaced the canister shut-off valve. My only other option seems to be the tank pressure sensor... a real headache of a job and th... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap Vent Solenoid Problem), P0453 (Evap Pressure Sensor signal high).
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L crankcase vent. VIN: YV1SW61R21
tHIS CAR WAS ON ITS WAY BACK here FOR A NEW pcv TRAP BOX (WHICH MOST OF YOU SAID WOULD NEED REPLACED) WHEN THE OIL LIGHT STARTED FLASHING. wE CHECKED PRESSURE AND IT WAS MARGINAL, AT BEST. sO, THE CUSTOMER TRADED IT IN ON A hONDA--AS IS. fROM mAGNUS IN CALIF: ...
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