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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Cruise VIN: WAUBA24B4W
Cruise control is incosistent . When customer left car cruise worked fine. Whenever you disengaged cruise (braking) there was noticable click from relay. Same click when you reengaged (resume). Now cruise does not work. No relay operation noticeable. Checked b...
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1986 BMW 735i 3.5L no reverse or neutral VIN: WBAFH840XG
car came in on trailer. did not start. i replaced cracked head which was leaking coolant into four cylinders. car now runs smoothly, but transmission will not shift out of forward. in park, it is still in gear and will not rev freely. in neutral, it is still i...
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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L engine compression VIN: WBABF3322R
Vehicle came in on the hook...tried to start..sounded like broken t/ chain.or fuel wash...pulled the coils and the v/ cover to inspect and perform various tests.check cam timing with BMW factory tools..performed leak down test and was amazed by results!..100% ...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L no oil pressure/ flow to heads VIN: WBADE6327V
This BMW came to us as a lifter failiure car.(cust. diagnosis) The cam tensioner on the right head was easly deflected by my finger through the oil filler hole in valve cover. When running this car makes a loud combination of lifter tick and cam chain flap/rat...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1G6KD52B7R
When you put engine under load it acts like you have a rev limiter on it. Checked and found that half the injectors are cutting out from ECM. Still have the source voltage, but looses ground from ECM. Any help is welcome. Tried removing servo wiring at ECM and... Trouble codes: P0099, 1039
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP21E2K
car has intermittent mil for code 32.lite will come on then go off.check with scanner for codes, only 32. if you try to flash codes it will flash code 12 3 times then when it tries to flash 32 it will start getting very dim then go out completely.have gone to ... Trouble codes: 32 (egr)
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK24K6R
vehicle was in our shop 2 months ago for identical symptom. I diagnosed a bad speed sensor buffer because it lost the squarewave from the buffer to the computer .we replaced buffer and truck was fixed.now it's back!the symptom is at cruise speed the truck lose...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Pinging VIN: 2TEK19R9U1
We have this vortec 350 that came in for a pinging complaint , Customer has installed a new EGR , knock sensor and full tune up . No codes in the system , data stream revealed nothing out of the ordinary , fuel trim is 128 , O2 sensors tested good , fuel press...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19W61
veh came in with check engine lamp on , scanned for codes , found cts code , used a dual trace scanner on it and found that every once in a while it would spike up or down , i think this is causing the computer to pick up on it and set a code , replaced cts an...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEL19W2X
Hi everyone: This one came to us with a Mil light on. It had a missfire code. Checked the missfire counters and #5 and #4 were missing at wide open throttle, high rpm's just when the trans shifts gears. #5 seems a little worse but they are both missing. Custom...
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1977 Chrysler Cordoba 5.9L Poor heavy load perf VIN: SS22J7R298
Hi All, This car will idle fine and run okay when driving normally. If you give it heavy throttle then let off after just a few seconds it is okay too. However, if you give it heavy throttle and hold it - or power brake it for more than ten seconds - it starts...
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1988 Chrysler LeBaron GTS 2.5L door openings VIN: 1C3BH58K8J
We need upper body dimensions for this vehicle, especially door opening measurements. If anyone has these available, please help us.
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1989 Chrysler TC Maserati 2.2L Stall VIN: ZC2FP1101K
Again I reach out to the community with another frustration. We were recently blessed w/ this 1989 Chrysler TC (Maserati)w/ a very straange problem This is our first experience w/ this vehicle so history is hard to expand on. The problem is that usually 1 or 2...
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C3XY66RXM
this vehicle has had new pcm and vehicle theft module installed. this repaired the vehicle. 3 months later the vehicle did the same thing. a shop in another city far away, somehow, without replaceing any parts made this car start and run till this week. when i...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B3HD46T0V
Engine is running rich on the right bank. It fouls number 3&5 plugs all others are white. Addaptive memory is maxed at -25% short term and -25% long term. Swapped injectors from left bank to right no change. swapped up and down stream o2 sensors no change. rig...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP25GXX
Customer stated - "Van stalling at stop signs." We scanned van found no codes, OEM plugs,wires,air filter,fuel filter,pcv. Preformed MAJOR TUNE W/Throttle body service(R&R sensors on TB)Van ran smooth no hesitation no stall. Returned to customer a few days lat...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L driver side squib VIN: 2B4GP44G7X
vehicle was in an accident air bag did not deploy steering column crushed installed new column now have driver side squib open...please educate me!!
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2B4GP44G9Y
has no spark 4cyls
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1995 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L camshaft VIN: 2E3HD66F9S
This vehicle is on its 3rd timing belt. The right cam seal is leaking oil , we decided we'd better change it. However, the cam bolt is extremely tight when coming out and feels like it will break if we force the issue . We think there is a sealer or locktite o...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L clutch - assumed VIN: 1FTHX26M1N
This thing is driving us crazy! Transmission/transfer case, bellhousing ect. has been out twice. We need some advice on eliminating or correcting extreme clutch hop and grab when starting to move truck in reverse with load on truck or load on trailer - loads n...
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1992 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FACP41EON
i have this 92 5l with an idle problem? the car runs like an anminal when driving it,the problem is when you come to a stop. the car has aftermarket heads,cam (e303) headers and gt 40 intake. i tried correcting it by useing the idle adjuster plate between the ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF4654Y
This truck runs o.k but keeps setting a code 122 We have 0 TPS volts on the scanner and 0 volts at the TPS plug . Trouble codes: P0122 (Throttle position sensor no Vref voltage)
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FMFU18L6Y
Hello Group, I have had this expedition come back twice now with a binding feeling in the transfer case on hard acceleration. By replacing the transfer case the problem goes away for a few months. It returns again with the same feeling. No codes to be found i...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L rear axles VIN: 2FAFP71W11
this is an 8.8 trac-lok rear end with both axle seals leaking. have removed both brake calipers and rotors, differential cover and shaft thru spider gears but have been unable to get c-locks off the end of the axles. it seems the axles will just not go in far ...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP5528Y
there is no feul upon cold start-up, were is it going? now car has preigntion problem, under load. can you guide me to my next step? this is my first lean burn car that, we had with this problem. Trouble codes: P0301
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F13
Attention FORD Powerstoke Techs. I know this diesel may be under some type of warranty but customer could not wait.Our area is still getting back on our feet from hurricanes(that's right,two hurricanes)Frances &Jeanne.ANYHOW when this truck is cold...no proble... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor code in memory - no mil light on)
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMCB7674N
Customer has a concern that the vehicle fails to start intermittently and has been going through excessive fuel. It has also had some hesitatiom problems as of late. TPS adjustment is within spec. Spark is good and the fuel pressure is within spec.I've checked...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCD7257R
1994 Honda Accord EX that has a misfire while power braking at about 1800 RPM. It goes away above or below 1800 RPM. It does not misfire when cold. All cylinders seem to fire good as I checked secondary waveforms. I sprayed carb cleaner and it did not go away....
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L running lights VIN: 2HGEJ1223S
help honda techs,this civic will blow the 10 amp taillite fuse as soon as you turn on lights,all other lights work fine,turn signals,headlamps,brake lights.Has any one seen this before.
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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58V6V
This vehicle ran perfect until I replaced the timing belt, water pump, valve cover gaskets and spark plugs. Now, there is a deffinate misfire on cyl. # 1 and 3, and the master tech reports misfire on 1,3,and 5. Timing belt has been checked, rechecked and check... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ6670W
customer braught car in stated hard start cold once warmed up starts fine.checked found spring on coil secondary missing insidde dist. and wrong plugs replaced coil and plugs cap and rotor ok.checked fuel pres. is on the money.when cold you can crank and crank...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power windows VIN: 5FNRL18974
Help honda guys! This odessey was just in a body shop. They repaired a dent in the right front door. Now the window won't work in the same door. I checked the fuses, found a blown 20 amp in the underhood fuse box. Replaced that and then found that the passenge...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L occ smoke at start VIN: SAJDA14C1Y
This Car operates perfectly no codes or other problems. oil just changed and filter, breather system checked and cleaned and orifice (was clean) throttle plate and bore cleaned (also was clean). however, occasionally on start up an excessive amount of white/gr...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ78L7L
CRANKS BUT NO SPARK OR INJECTION PULSE, REPLACED CRANK SENSOR WITH NEW UPDATED SENSOR, REPLACED FLEX-PLATE(first new one was bent and could see in crank sensor signal), OPENED HARNESS ON PASS SIDE BY COOLANT RES.(known for problems) AND FIND NO PROBLEM, WILL G...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
hi everyone. thanks for reading this post. this jeep is killing me here. came in for a no start. went out and cranked over and ran like a typical jeep when there is a bad battery but enough to get running. you know it cranks over and barely starts but stays ru... Trouble codes: 351 (coil 1 primary circuit problem), 352 (coil2 primary circuit problem), 353 (coil3 primary circuit problem)
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1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L Gauge Lighting VIN: JT8JZ31CXP
Hello, Anyone that could tell me how or what illuminates the gauges on this particular car because I can't seem to figure that one out. I had the gauge pod out but it leaves me stratchin' my head as to the funtionality of the lighting. Even in day time operati...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L ride control VIN: WOSY631008
hello all. the rear air springs were replaced w/ coil springs by somebody else, now i need to turn the digital display "check air suspension" off. anyone know how? thanks.
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1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NA3530S
help!!! - have this miata that will start and run for about [...] - will lose injector pulse - no signal out of computer - before would not start at all - no signal from crank/cam sensor - replaced sensor and main relay will start and die - have power to co... Trouble codes: 01 (no distributer ref signal), 04 (no cam signal)
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBEB33D3H
This old Benz has a couple of heating and A/C problems. First; the heat seems to come and go as it pleases--not related to engine rpm or anything I can pin down. Just suddenly starts working, fan speeds all seem to work and vents switch as designed. Secondly, ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L low power VIN: WDBJF65F1W
Howdy, I think I have a dead maf but I would like a second opinion. The codes p170 and p173 set quickly but the symptoms in the archives dont match. This one will hit about 3k rpm wide open throttle then go lean and will not accelerate, both o2s are pegged at ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JA3BM64J7P
We recieved this 3000gt for smog related repairs. We quickly realized that a slight to moderate intermittant missfire was occuring at both idle and 2500 rpm's. Missfire is fairly regular occuring every 1-5 seconds. New wires, plugs and airflow meter have been ...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH12M5T
This vehicle runs fine, but idles poor. I have random misfires on most cylinders but mainly on #2. I thoroughly checked out the EGR system and found nothing. I don't think it is a fuel trim problem. Adding or subtracting fuel does not help. The O2 cycles well.... Trouble codes: P0300
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L dome lights VIN: 1G2NE15M6R
vehicle towed in.no crank.charge battery.start vehicle,check charging system.no charging voltage and battery failed test.replaced battery and alternator.retest.starting and charging system now work.noticed no dome light.checked and found all bulbs missing.inst...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L engine VIN: WPOAA2946J
I have a 1988 Porsche 944, with the twin cam 16v, but NOT variable valve timing. This car has broken the timing belt twice, each time being at almost exactly 30,000 mile intervals. The belt has been tensioned correctly and checked at 15k services. What I have ...
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1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Top Module VIN: WP0CA2991S
I am looking for the location of the convertible top control module. Alldata tells me it's behind the passenger's footrest. this car doesn't have a passenger's footrest board. I have replaced the left top lock motor because the gears were stripped. The top sti...
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1GC6752Y
Sorry about the engine ID. This vehicle has had a 2002 wrx 2.0 turbo motor installed. Customer stated that it ran great until a heavy rain one night. The next morning, it idled rough. Labscope shows #3 and 4 injector signals are missing at idle. They come back... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P1507
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1988 Toyota Tercel STD 1.5L battery VIN: JT2EL31G1J
came in battery dead, check battery and alternator ok. check for drain 2.9 amps (vantage) trace out found igntion switch fuse (beside battery) pulled drain went away. trace out as per Mitchell wiring diagram, unplugged alternator, rear defrost, igntion switch/...
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1993 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2EL43S1P
runs lean good fuel presure new filter good voltage at injectors good injectors vehicle will only start with hand over throttle body giving full choke then will idle. as soon as throttle hit will stall. can work throttle gently and get some rpms out of engine ...
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1995 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L upshifts VIN: JT5ST07K52
Hello to all and thanks in advance. The Celica of concern has reverse and 1st and will shift into 2nd, either late if under normal to hard accel, or early into 3rd if under very light accel. Does not shift to 4th at all. Can get it to shift what appears to be ...
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1998 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L axle seals VIN: JT4UN24D6W
Vehicle has been back four times for rear brakes that hang up at times and then bang upon their release. The first visit was pretty routine and involved a brake inspection where I found the R.H. rear axle seal leaking and the shoes were wet with fluid. The L.H...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L water pump VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
toyota techs, this car came in mon oct4 for service, customer said he heard what souned like a wheel bearing noise,on the test drive i shut the engine off and noise was still preasent listen to the bearings with the car on the rack no noise heard,rotated the ...
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L none VIN: WV2EH4703Y
" insp " flashing under odometer can not find any info , would assume it is a emmissions light, any help would be appreicated, modis did not seem to work as to turn it off no codes in the processor, the check engine lamp is not on
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1987 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8854H
hello guys i have a tough volvo here. this car was brought in with a no start. It has no fuel pressure and no injector pulse. I have checked and or replaced the radio suppresion relay,the fuse holder under the hood, the ignition module and connectios under the...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Power Steering VIN: YV1TS90D6X
This vehicle has ECPS (speed sensitive power steering) and we are going to replace the rack because it is leaking fluid all over the place. We know that you have to change all the hoses and put in a new power steering rack that won't have ECPS. Then we have to...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4321T
Thanks for all the replies. The code is related to the variable timing system, 'A' camshaft position sensor actuator bank 1. If seems like it has been sticking. The customer goes too long on oil changes, and does not always use synthetic oil. There was als... Trouble codes: P1519 (undocumented code).
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Blend door ? VIN: W06VR52R1V
Good morning, Well i have checked everything I can without taking the car apart.The heater hoses are both hot going in and coming out.I cannot get to the blend door without taking the dash apart wich I do not want to do because I do not have a lot of info on...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L abs VIN: W06VR54R5Y
Thanks Allan from texas!!! you were correct the EBTCM was defective and the replacement was the fix we found a salvage unit for a resonable price and all is well...Thanks to all three who replied.
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14R8T
thanks to all who posted help messages, the truck has now been gone for about a week with help from you all i found the problem to be dirty valves, i used top engine cleaner and motor vac to clean the dirty valves and customer called yesterday and said the tru... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L temp gauge
Thanks For all the help. It seems to be after market themostat a good one BUT NOT factory. Factory did the trick.
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GBKC34J1W
hey guys i have fixed this truck. all i did was injector clean twice. thank you for all your help guys
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19TXY
Thanks so much for the help from everyone. Most were correct in the suggestion to look in to the theft system. Prior to my shop receiving this vehicle, someone had cleared bcm codes. After the suggestions were made, I attempted to start several times until a c...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Surge VIN: 1GCHK29161
Well, the FP regulator is not under warranty. cost customer $100 to find that out. That's why i'm out of the dealer shops now. crazy. any way, i'm pretty sure the prob. is the FP regulator. FP pid on tech 2 is erratic even with current commanded steady. looks ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Rad fan control VIN: 1GNDS13592
The fix was a new fan clutch, as four of the seven replies had suggested. There seems to be a problem with the feedback to the computer on these fan clutches.
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2003 Chevrolet c2500 6.6L unknown VIN: 1GTHC24113
You guys are good. Many of the replies stated that GM is having a problem with leaky injectors. They are warrantying the injectors up to 200,000 miles. I took it into the dealership for the injectors and it's now operating great. Thanks.
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1987 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4FH4139H
I had 16 replies. 3 said that the O2 was the problem, and I had unhooked it to see if that was the case to no effect. One person had seen really bad carbon on the throttle body cause poor running. A couple recommeneded testing the injectors to see if one was s...
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1994 Dodge B350 5.2L rear abs only VIN: 2B5WB35YOR
after further testing i found broken wires in the abs harness. after repairing the wires abs was working fine.
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2B4GP2438W
First off i would like to thank all that took the time to read my cry for help. After extensive hours of testing components this is what I had come up with. If there is anyone else out there that is experiencing the same problems then hopefully this will shed ...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L shift interlock VIN: 1P3ES46C3Y
The Fix was just to replace the cable that had the outside sleave broken probly from being stolen. the solenoild did not have continuity also. I did not replace the Cable myself but the guy who did had a hard time with the Parking brake handle or somthing li...
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1993 Ford Escort 1.9L fuel gauge
thanx for the replies,i got 4 of them.i scratched the dealer to find a new module.
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FALP57U3T
We got the car back this week and found out that the transmission was actually the AX4N, not the AXOD-E. The problem has been higly intermittant, normal for a week, then perhaps happening several times in one trip, then becoming normal again for days. Since al...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L check engine light VIN: 2FMZA514XW
On the 1998 Windstar check engine light on. We install the IMRC on the other side and it took care of the problem. Loosing vac. on one side cause the diaphram on other IMRC to blow out. It took both IMRC. Thanks for all your help. Shaun Trouble codes: P1513 (IMRC bank 1 stuck open), P1538 (IMRC bank 2stuck open).
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Extra Pieces, 2-3 shift, Torque Converter VIN: 1FMZU35PXX
Hello, Thanks for your help. All 31 replies agreed that the plunger in the pan is, in fact, realliy an extra piece. The Ford techs are telling me that it plugs the dipstick tube hole on the assembly line. There were two interesting replies which detailed h...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDWF37F7X
Most all of the replies I received agreed it was either an injector problem or wire harness chaffed.I also learned that early year model engines had a known injector problem of piston sticking in bore. It was also noted in a reply that the vehicle may still be...
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L hot VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
Thanks to every that responded, after flushing at least 10 times, we replace the radiator. this fixed the problem. The heater core was blocked too. About a week layter, the motor went, was over heated previous. So im into this deap. Thanks everybody your comme...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Stall VIN: 2HGED6359M
Thanks for all the replies. Some suggestions were loose connections on the ignitor. I did tighten them. Other suggestions were the main relay. I have had problems with the main relay before, however never a check engine light on with a code 15 ignition output ... Trouble codes: 15 (ignition output signal).
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L trailing arm bushings VIN: JHLRD1853V
thanks to all who replied on the crv trailer arm bushings i have decided that next one i get in i will take a chance and try the civic bushings i will post results ...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L cranking VIN: SAJHX1740S
I received two replies on this system, the second reply asked me to look at the decoder module with blue plug under console next to shifter. It was stated to look for possible sticky liquid from a pop or coffee, I inspected carefully and found connector was no...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L engine controller VIN: 1J4FJ58S5N
Rec'd alot of replies on this one, thank-you. Always skeptical about installing expensive parts without knowing. Almost all had mentioned the infamous Jeep wiring and controllers. A couple had said to check the ignition switch circuit, something I had overlook...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L no heat driver side VIN: SALPV1544Y
i would like to thank everyone that replied this is the first time i got so many different suggestions for the same problem. the local landrover dealer was no help at all they told me that the vehicle would have to be repaired by them if they were to read the ...
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1990 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Wipers VIN: 1LNLM82F4L
Hello, The close turned out to be repairing the wiring under the dash that someone had hook a radio into, I was grounding the wires for term 8 and 14 under the hook but the wiring was open under the dash. Thanks again!
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Rear calipers VIN: 1YVGF22D9Y
We go 15 replies. All were helpful and almost all were right on the money. For the fix I'm quoting is from Allen in Irvine Ca.; The caliper piston has to be mechanically retracted, using the internal adjusting screw. Remove the plug in the end of the caliper b...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8HD17Y4S
The Nissan is fixed, I submitted the request on behalf of my tech due to his inexperience with the iatn and before I embarrass myself I will respond to some of the ideas given by my friends at the iatn. Carlos from Oregon said that the block test was a poor wa...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Stall VIN: 1G3CR6ZCXW
Thank you to all for the input. Seems replacing the cps (there are 2 identical sensors on this engine) Did the trick. I changed both. It was very intermittent, so I wanted to wait until the customer reported that all is well. Again, thank you all for your time...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L ABS system VIN: 2P4GP44G4W
Thanks you one and all...iATN RULES!!! The fix is in Alan from Wisconsin hit it EXACTLY!!! Where do I begin... the first CAB module we received was in a previously opened box with nothing else in the box. The second module was in a sealed box. Here is what wen...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Fuel Injection Pulse VIN: 1G2HX52L3R
I would like to thank all of people who responded to my request you all gave me the insight to be able to fix this vechicle Okay here we go I went to the key and tumbler as many of you stated and found that there was a wire not broken but the insulation was go...
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1994 Saturn SL1 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G82H559XP
map sensor wire returning to pcm shorted thanks to dan h. and everyone for pointing me into the correct direction
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L air bags VIN: 4T1SK12E8P
we found the center air bag module to be at fault. we weren't possitive this was the only problem and advised the customer of that fact. afer replacing the center air bag moudule all was corrected.
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4RN93P8R
As much as I hate doing this, I'm going to have to close this request with DID NOT FIX CAR. After recieving 7 helpful hints(thanks to all that replied!!), I turned the truck back to the shop that sent us it, they in turn sent it to the dealer. Last I heard of ...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS97D8X
I appreciate all the input. The problem is very intermittent so it is difficult to duplicate, but I did take your advice as most of you suggested and replaced the purge solenoid. I informed the customer this is just an educated guess and may have other concern... Trouble codes: P0455.
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D5X
thanks to all that replied the air mass meter was the fix suspected it from the get go too.purchased one from the local volvo dealer and all is well thanks again. Trouble codes: P1171, P1181.
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Service reminder VIN: YV1SZ58D12
Thank you for all the replies. Using the method described in most of the responses which involved utilizing the trip reset button and having the key in the corresponding position I was able to easily reset the service reminder message without having to use a s...
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