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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L abs pump VIN: WBACB4315N
Car came in with abs light on. On test drive noticed when you get in car put your foot on brake pedal turn key to run position abs pump runs and brake pedal pulsates, start car abs light stays on seem to have normal braking with no abs function. Came back to s...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4321T
Check engine light is on with a code P1519, undocumented code. No performance/running/starting problems. Checked with MOD, no help. Checked in my scan tool manuals, no help. Freeze data: Eng speed 796 rpm, fuel sys1 closed, fuel sys2 closed, STFTB1 -2.3%, LTF... Trouble codes: P1519 (undocumented code)
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1988 Cadillac Allante 4.1L No Crank VIN: 1G6VR3174J
This vehicle had an intermittent starting issue that has been haunting this car for some time. The vehicle recently stranded the owner and of course it was brought to me for what I was hoping to be a simple repair. Of course the simple ones always turn out the...
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1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6C05153J
This car has been brought in several times for what the customer describes as a missfire. I have checked spark, computer sensors and fuel pressure and volume. Yesterday the customer was bringing the car over the mountains and the car started missfiring then th...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L fuse in relay box under glove box labeled ERLS VIN: 1G6CD53B2P
Keeps popping 15a ERLS fuse under glove box in relay center, after installing breaker in place of fuse customer drove to NY and back, ok all the way up, had customer well informed before trip and he narrowed it down to ..1/2 way back breaker kept tripping only...
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1993 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1G6EL1ZB9P
CUSTOMER COMPLAINT=ON START UP WHILE COLD ONLY VEHICLE WOULD IDLE ROUGH (LIKE IGNITION MISFIRE AND OR LAKING FUEL POSSIBLE BREAK DOWM);;;TRY NEW DISTRIBUTOR,CAP,IGNITION COIL,AND FINALLY PCM (PROM NOT AVAILABLE NOW,HAD TO BE ORDER)FUEL PRESURE STEADY AT 35 psi...
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1994 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDW52PXRR
Vehicle has been in multiple times with opti-spark failure. We have replaced it twice with new a/c delco units.Have also replaced wiring harness to distributor. Vehicle will stay gone three to four weeks and return with possible no start and or miss with opti-... Trouble codes: 36 (Opti-spark high resolution pulse)
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Blend door ? VIN: W06VR52R1V
I don't know if anyone could help me with this on.This car has no heat.Everything works but the heat.I have checked the heater hoses and both hoses are hot.I cannot get into the computer to check the system.I was hoping that someone has had this same problem.a...
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1986 Chevrolet Caprice 4.3L smoking computers
i need a prom for this vehicle 1986 chev caprice 4.3 v6 vin z.external prom id is hwn/[...].
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L day time running lights VIN: 1G1YY338XL
this car was brought over from the u.s., to canada and day time running lamps must be installed, customer wants the headlights to flip automaticaly when vehicle is started, (does not want to go through park lights as i recomended), gm was not helpfull at all t...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L temp gauge VIN: 1GCC51948S
this truck came in with mud in radiator a year ago and heater core was stopped up. we did a double chem power flush and got it cleaned up some what. it came in a week ago for a leak at the head gasket so we replaced just about every thing but the w/pump. the h...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L turn signals
this vehicle has turn signals that flash very fast. have tried almost everything ,but if you remove all the bulbs the flasher works at a normal speed.has anyone ran into this before?
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L fuel guage jumps
this is my brothers truck baught it new and has never had a problem until now -- only when you fill the gas tank too top will when driving fuel gauage will drop until low fuel light displays and then will after 15 seconds go to normal reading then will drop ag...
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L moves VIN: 1B7MF36C2R
Hello to all, Thanks in advance for your time. This little truck has a gremlin that we cannot locate. When driving- if a dip is encountered or an angled approach to a dip or ramp into a driveway the transmission will physically move to neutral. If the dip is ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7KC23Z0X
hello from texas. this one is dumbfounding. this trk is a hot-shot rig . comes to shop with customer compant with lugging down when going up hills pulling trailer or even when empty. just in the last few months we have put new plugs, wires, cap, rotor. it has ... Trouble codes: P0720
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L steering VIN: 1B4HS28N1Y
we have a durango here that has a binding/sticky steering wheel. seems to be hard to turn about every 90 degrees. if I stop pulling against the wheel for a sec after I hit a tight spor it seems to be a little easier to get past that spot. we replaced the rack ...
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2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Interior VIN: 1D7HG38N73
Hi all, I hope someone can help me with this one.This vehicle came in the shop with a whole list of complaints i will list them all the best i can. First of all this truck does not have a remote starter installed.The door chime will come on continuous after a...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge
this car has a intermitten surge BUT ONLY IN FORWARWD GEARS not in any other gears surge is quite servere car also is a bit sluggish on accel and has slight ping, droped front pipe to see if cats were blocked but did not see any thing ovious. also had trans ex...
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMNU43S21
Hello everyone. This vehicle came to me with a dying cold when first started up. the idle was at 400 rpm. You had to keep your foot on the gas to keep it runnning until it warmed up. Also the customer said it did it any time it sat to cool down. Even when it r...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP55261
neighbors car started fine until this morning, cranks and starts fine just stalls in 1-5 seconds. wont stay running even with more throttle. checked for codes and none are present. all sensors apear to be in spec. fuel presure holds constant at 50 psi. had a n...
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1994 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L start VIN: 1GKEL19W8R
vehicle starts right away when cold, running to engine temp. shut off for 1/2 hour try to restart has prolonged cranking before engine will start. vehicle has had a complete tune up and fuel pump installed, cat. converter was plugged and replaced as well as id...
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1994 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTDT19W6R
Replaced injector assembly problem goes away,for week or two,when returns gradually get worse.Scanner show everything norm values until problem starts O2 starts going lean Fuel trim does same
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1999 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L engine losing coolant VIN: 1GDHK33F5X
recently within past month cust notice he had to add coolant to res, due to low coolant light came on. within that time frame cust has added appox 2 gallon of coolant since this occured. cust vech never overheats just lamp comes on and he adds about half gallo...
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1995 Hyundai Scoupe Turbo 1.5L Shifts VIN: KMHVE32NXS
This transmission shifts too early.Before 35 it's in fourth.And when it downshifts to first,it's real hard. Any ideas? With my Tranx it shifts ok.
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L tcm VIN: SAJEA51D42
I need to know if the TCM on this car will store trouble codes and if so how are they retrieved and cleared. thanks
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1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L Rear Wiper VIN: SALJY1246S
I am trying to find the Rear Wiper Relay (Mitchell says it's behind the left kick panel) and the Multi-Function Relay (Mitchell says it's at the right rear of engine compartment) near the ECU (which I can't find either). Any idea where these items are located?...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E5L
Hi group, This one is killing me!! Todays "project" is this LS 400 from hell. What I have is a code 14 with a no spark no pulse condition. Actually I get 2 injector pulses then none, and no spark. I looked over all the help requests that are currently availab... Trouble codes: 14 (no ign 1)
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall VIN: JT8BF22GV5
A P1705 code is stored, customer says car stalled and hardly got to the shop. Road tested vehicle ok. I cannot find this code anywhere. We do not normally work on asian vehicles, trying to help a good customer. P1705 is only code stored. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P1705
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V4S
This vehicle has been at Ford for the last 6 months with the mil on and codes P0171 & P0714. Finally they just kept clearing the codes. Now I got it. I have done all the basic test and are OK. Fuel pressure is with in range, no vac. leaks, checked it with carb... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean)
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L coolant sensor ??? VIN: 1LNHM83W32
Hi All, I own 2 2002 Lincoln Towncars. They both run flawlessly, but 1 of them has a condition that drives me crazy--The temperature gauge reads much lower than the other one. I hooked up my MT-2500 scanner, and that reads lower also. The car with the proper ...
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1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FB3321E
Greetings - hope to get a little direction from the rotary folks out there. This RX-7 hunts at idle hot or cold. Found TSB 400884 re: hunting hot and, while this car hunts hot and cold, I went through the TSB routine anyway, but to no avail. With the clutch in...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L abs VIN: WDBCA24E9M
hi tech.car came in with abs and asr lights on.checed front abs sensor .found bad left sensor .i replace two front sensor,also replace over protection relay.still have abs and asr lights on.it is very intermittent.after a long drive every thing looks good.turn...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL 6.0L asr VIN: WDBGA57E1N
the ASR light will kick on and the car goes to a limp home mode (throttle is about %40 max). we solved this problem a year ago replacing the throttle actuators. now the problem is back. checking the ASR computer, we get a code 30 CAN communication error from t...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF0WA65
Tested the power and ground command to the glow plug relay. The relay is transistorized and is receiving both power and ground. The IFI (engine control module) supplies the power; the ground comes from W16/3 on the chasis (left wheel housing. ) All of the glow... Trouble codes: P1482
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L No communication VIN: 4A3AK24Y9T
Customer took car in for state emissions test and PCM would not communicate with states test equipment. He has had no MILs since resetting PCM 2 years ago at another shop.(See Related Repair History) Brought to my shop and my snap-on scanner gives me the same ...
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1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HJ01PXL
This vehicle will stall out when idling or driving.It is just as if you turned the key off. After it stalls it will start back up immediately.the fuel pressure stays at normal spec (30-35psi) at all times so the fuel pump is not shutting down.I also never lose...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L heat control VIN: 1G3HY52K0S
Hello Group, First time customer brought in this Olds with climate control. On the heater its full heat at 90 degrees and full cold backed down to 85 degrees , there's no in between. The A/C seems to be working normally. This is a CJ2 option, also the outside ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L power sliding door VIN: 1GHDX03E3X
Hello everyone... We had this van in 2 years ago for a similar problem...back then the door would open by remote ,then when closing it would close then open and stay open...we corrected this problem by re-initializing the door... Now the door won't open at all...
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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Differential VIN: 1GHDV13EX2
Customer has this Olds Silhouette with the Versatrak AWD. On turns going into a driveway or a 90 degree parking turn the rear differential makes a whining noise, similar to a power steering whine, only while turning. Dealership is giving her stories about impr...
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1999 Saturn SC2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8ZG1272X
Posting for another shop that is not in IATN. They have a Saturn that is being stored for a soldier who is over seas. The vehicle has been sitting for several months (unsure exactly how long)but is started about 3 times a week. This vehicle exibited signs of ...
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1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L parking pawl VIN: 1GAZK527XX
When car is shifted from reverse to park, a noise coming from the parking pawl until engagement, up to ten second delay until it engages. Going from neutral to park same noise with delay. Going from drive to park no noise, pawl works correctly!
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF655XW
Car has a 5-speed transmission. Code P1507 (Idle control system malfunction). After driving over 50 miles it will loose power like it is only running on 2 cylinders. Check engine light comes on. If you let off of gas it will stall. Turn the key off and restart... Trouble codes: P1507 (Idle control system malfunction)
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JS 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: J53TE162V4
Car came in with intermitant stall and start. Found PO340 code for cam sensor. Check system every thing seemed to be fine. Replaced cam sensor and ignition switch. Still has same symptoms, problem, and code. Checked sensor on scope. There is a wave form. Ignit... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Code)
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1981 Toyota Celica GT 2.4L timing chain tensioner VIN: JT2RA44L6B
Hello fellow techs. After replacing head gasket on this 22R engine,it developed a noise which led to the timing chain tensioner. The tensioner will move freely in and out but when the engine is running,it won't keep proper tension.I initially inspectd guides a...
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2000 Toyota Avensis 2000CC pump VIN: SB153ZBN10
I have been given this fault to sort out but i am struggling here. This UK car is a Toyota Avensis, which is maybe called a Corona in the US. I have checked for codes manualy and with the scan tool, no codes present. On roadtest the car brakes normaly and the ...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Misfire, NO POWER
Good day, I had this car towed in last week with a broken timing belt, as it is an interfeirence engine the worst happened. Have replaced cylinder head and belt, tensioner, etc. Have timed engine as info i found on a vw web site. ie. machined a pin to go thru ...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WVAA678VAA
This VW 4 Cylinder is driving us around the bend. It has an intermittent problem where the idle CO jumps to 8% for no apparent reason. All inputs seem to be ok. If we reset the basic setting the problems disappears for a few days , but always returns. There ar...
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5557T
hello to all,i have this volvo,came in for a check engine light,with the listed codes,we replaced both 02 sensors.rechecked o2 operation(SAME AS WITH ORIGINAL 02 SENSORS)looking at the live data,both o2 sensor voltages are negative voltage-the frt o2 voltage w... Trouble codes: 443 (twc overall effiency), 435 (frt o2 slowresponce)
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1991 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L a/c, tcc, evap, cooling fans VIN: 2G4WD54LXM
sorry for the delay in posting i thought i had already done that. thanks for all 5 of the replies. some suggested to check alt. wiring for problems. another asked which fuse had blown. it was the under hood 10 amp. ign. fuse. and another asked what the primary...
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1994 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G4BR82P0R
Thanks to all who replied. My apologies for not writing back sooner but we wanted to make sure car was fixed. Keith from Montana & Tim from Michigan seemed to hit it with this one. After talking to my radiator guy, he said he really couldn't test radiators or ...
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1991 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L Unknown VIN: 2GAGG39K1M
Well- - - Not really a fix but here are the results. New brake shoes and hardware (springs etc.), flush out the brake fluid and bleed per book procedure. Replaced all brake hoses and machined drums (still within spec and within .010 of each other). New wheel c...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L heater control valve VIN: 1GNEL19W6S
Haven't fixed it yet because the customer still hasn't brought it back. With cold weather coming I'm hoping they will bring it back and then I will be able to update this post. Only had one reply that might be of help. He stated that there is a solenoid that c...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WN52M6T
thanks for all the fast replys!! the help was appreciated. some of you suggested I check the fuel press. regulator. I had done this but not when it was hot only on start up. so I started car and while warming up I unplugged regulator and let the car warm up . ...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L engine VIN: 2GTEK196V1
There was a leak in he intake manifold between 3 and 5 . it only showed itself under extreme load it was causing the detonation and the oil consumption ... thank you for your help
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1995 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B3HD56F2S
had checked for vacuun leaks before but I missed it.recheck found leak between egr valve and stove pipe up to back of intake manifold.was also going to replace egr do to being original and numerous notes about egr valves commonly failing on these engines.I hav...
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1995 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L instrument cluster and power locks VIN: 1C4GH54L5S
I recieved 4 responses to the help request. Three said to check the grounds and connections. Grounds on bar under cluster and behind radio checked, all seemed to be clean and tight, 1 had star washer on backwards against star bolt. Checked the 3 bulkhead conne...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Drums etc VIN: 1C4GP64L8X
Replaced the rear shoes, with premium ones. Replaced rear drums. Replaced front pads with metalic ones. Could not use dealer parts hurricane IVAN knocked out are dealer used premium after market.
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1991 Dodge Stealth 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD44S1M
Thanks for all the replies. After doing a compression test I found that the back 3 cylinders had no compression. the cause was a broken pin on the cam gear so when I checked the timing belt the marks lined up but the cam was off because the gear would spin but...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Alternator VIN: 1B7DEH313Z
Dave [...] was a great deal of help in identifying the original Alt that was on this vehicle. 120 Amps it is. Thanks again for all the help. This should resolve my charging problems.
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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 387MC33COT
First of all I want to thank everybody for their replies.It turns out that the new lift pump from the dealer would not check the fuel overnight. Warranted out the pump and the problem was solved.This was found by removing the banjo fitting at the top of the fi...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no 1st gear VIN: 3B7KF2369X
Thanks for all the help my genisys would not work on dodge trans with out 3306-14 chip i ordered it two weeks away,the problem was the 3-4 solenoid.
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1995 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2FTHF25H5S
Hi everyone, thanks to you all once again. I needed the sense knocked back into me and Laneard [...] did that. First, I neglected to say I did indeed try a MAP sensor at first, an aftermarket sensor. When Laneard and Carl suggested the MAP, th... Trouble codes: 122 (Throttle Position Circuit Low Input), 173 (Lack of H02S Switches Indicates Rich Bank 1).
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L coil damage VIN: 1FMDU35PXV
Finally found some chaffed wires between the engine and firewall. The pink/white wire which the PCM grounds to fire coil #3 was intermittently shorting to power. That's probably what killed the PCM. Fixed the wires and at many folks' suggestion, cleaned all th...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP10P1X
Boy do I feel stupid...The #3 Brand new wire had a small pin hole in the boot. REPLACE the #3 ign wire CAR FIXED
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L intake manif. VIN: 2FMZA5245Y
G.M. All,Thanks so much for all the quick responses. Allmost all of you hit it right on the head.Replacement intake did the job,I felt sure it had to be the culprit but did not know what could possibly create a knock inside it. I can't believe SHOP KEY does no...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L r.f. high beam VIN: 1HGCD5610V
this one is fixed-the daytime running lamps module replacement fixed this one.many thanks-it took about 3 weeks to get this part as it was canadian built car and parts had to come from there.when dealer ordered part his system automatically kicked it back and ...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6678W
I receive seven replys to my request. Some were for things already done, wires, coil, connections, etc. either by me or the previuos repair shop and checked again. Two that were useful, Jefery [...] recomended the use of a Scope for ignition noise. No nois... Trouble codes: 1381 (cyp NOISE).
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1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L lower flap control VIN: SAJNA3842J
Thanks for the suggestions guys. The problem turned out that the new potentiometer was defective. I had 2 more xjs's come in later and was able to compare readings- everything was fine except the potentiometer and motor, due to the swinging. I compared the par...
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L click noise VIN: SAJKY1746M
Hey guys thanks for responding on my post. All the tech mail I received was excellent, most of you guys said that it was a brake fluid accumulator (Sphere) loosing pressure, and hey you guys were right on the money. Especially Malcolm who explained us how to t...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Electronic VIN: SAJDA01C6Y
We are still investigating this fault. We also now get P0734 and P0735 codes - Incorrect gear ratios. At this stage we are suspecting either a valve body or broken band. Customer still wants to try and fix it short of replacement with a rebuilt unit.
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L noise VIN: 1LNFM81W2W
Thanks to Phil's info this was an easy fix. This car belongs to a livestock salesman who takes it off road. The evap canister is mounted underneath the trunk, exposed to everything. After removing it and blowing off all the grass, dirt, and manure, I removed t...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM2UF1132L
Replacing crank key was the main culprit. Thanks to all that replied: Tory, Mathew, Hiroyuki, William, [...], Maz4me. Most said timing gear with a couple said sticking valves. Special thanks to Maz4me (Terry) for his expert advice on Mazda's. Sometimes anothe...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, erratic speedometer VIN: 1YVEG22CXT
thanks again for the help guys the fix for this one was to remove air filter housing and clean the two connectors on top of the trans. it appeared to have trans fluid inside of them no corrosion was present but there was moisture from the trans fluid. a little...
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1996 Mercury Villager (Van) Nautica 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M20V11W9T
This one is fixed. We allways thought the maf voltage was high. We checked ref voltage, ground signal. We cleaned the scum off it, and even tryed a new one no difference. We didn't take the housing of the van. It turns out there is a screen in the air tube bef... Trouble codes: P0172.
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1990 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1NGHD16Y2L
Either system pressure or assembly error according to those who responnded. My customer approached the trans shop with this info, they did something to the system pressure which did not cure the problem. The only results from their attempt was a very aggressiv...
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1992 Oldsmobile Toronado 3.8L Dash waring display , The A/C ,heater display VIN: 1G3EZ13L9N
It took three weeks to get the dash fix through my GM dealer.I installed it and tested it and every thing works. thanks again for all the help. Warren
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2001 Other European TRAXTER 497.7CID Hesitation VIN: 2BVACGAC91
HELLO: I still have a hesitation problem but does seam maybe to be getting better, have ran approx. 2 tanks of fuel through and have noticed when down shifting and excellerating sometimes misses also when running hard and off throttle slowing will sometimes ...
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1992 Pontiac Sunbird SE 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
Thanks for all the help. I started over on the car my self instead of going off what the other tech. in the shop said and also used a iac noid light I just got from mac tools and found that 1 of the 4 wires that go to the iac motor had a brake in it the tester... Trouble codes: 35 (unable to control idle), 44 (lean exhaust).
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L abs light on VIN: 1G2HX53L7P
i replace ebcm and this took care of the problem along with abs/trac control switch in console.
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T8W
Sorry for closing so late. We had the ip reflashed & replace ignition switch. Have not heard anything from customer so I assume car fixed. Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft crank signal malfunction).
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD4355T
good morning, thanks to everone for the help.I droped the exhaust and sure enough the guide was the problem.i am in the procces of replacing the heads.Thanks again to all who helped. Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire 2).
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1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Differential VIN: JF1SF6359W
Thanks for all who replied. We put a fuse in the FWD circuit and the noise went away. According to most of you this indicates that the transmission tail shaft housing/transfer case needs to be replaced along w/ the clutch pacs. The used car department declined...
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN29V6R
Hey Guys; I recieved a alot of helpfull tips concerning the no start on this four runner.After ohms testing the distributer pick up,and checking it for an ac voltage signal to the cumputer I had ruled out replacing the distributer.2 of the the techs who replie...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Hard Cold Start VIN: WVWGG83A8T
OK...First, thanks to all who replied...Special thanks to David [...]. It was an injection timing problem. But, no matter where I moved the pump physically, it didn't change the timing. Nor did running the engine. Two different...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWCC21V4Y
Cleared codes and sent the car away until I could garner some info from the group. After most everyone suggested replacing the mass meter I had the customer bring the car back. I pulled codes and found only the lean mixture codes present. Cleared them. Install... Trouble codes: 16146 (PO102 MAF Circuit G40), 16555 (PO171 Fuel trim Bank 1 too lean), 16725 (P0341 Camshaft Position Sensor circuit G40), 17536 (P1128 LTFT multi Bank 1 too lean).
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L oil pressure VIN: YV1LW61J4Y
Thanks to all for the cogent replies. We replaced 6 seals in the oilpan. The pickup tube seal was cracked. The 'balance' tube in the bottom of the pan has a seal at each end. One of these had disintergrated into pieces-the other end seal was multiple cracked. ...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Mechanical VIN: YV1VS295X1
New turbo: no smoke. Its fixed! Thanks to those that submitted replies. The oil level had been monitored during all our tests. Before we completely removed the turbo we used our smoke machine to confirm the flow from the oil feed through the turbo seals. The o...
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