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1989 BMW 535i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBAHD2318K
car VABRIATE like missefire but idle doe not move pore acceleration THE CAR SOUND LIKE YOU HAVE BAD TURBO WINDING THE CAR USE TO MAKE THAT SOUND ONLY AFTER YOU WERE SITHING AT IDLE FOR 5 TO 6 MINUTE AND GO AWAY HAS YOU WILL DIRVE BUT KNOW IT ALL THE TIME CAR A... Trouble codes: 1222
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1993 BMW 740i 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD4320P
Car came in last week customer complained that the night before the car was hesitating badly when he would accelerate and the check engine light was on. He said that the problem did not occure the morning he brought the car in. The first thing I noticed when I... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 Cyl 5-8), 13 (O2 Cyl 1-4), 201 (Emmissions Control at limit)
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Harsh Cold Engagement VIN: IG4GD2217S
Let me begin by stating that I am not a transmission specialist; our shop generally performs routine maintenance, leak repairs, and electronic sensor/ solenoid repairs only. We have never come across this particular problem before; pretty much what we hope to ...
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1972 Chevrolet K10 5.7L Lacks power
Hey guys I need some help with this one and it seems so simple but I cant get it. I put a new gm crate motor, 290 hp part #[...] that the gm perfo...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L overdrive VIN: IGIAY07877
Hello everybody, I have a customer who has a strange problem with the overdrive operation. intermittantly it jumps out of overdrive and then comes back in on its own. exactly the same feel as if the switch was turned on and off. we can not simulate the fault ...
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1992 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L popping in intake VIN: 1GBJC34N9N
Truck runs great other than popping in intake.
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L shift cable or steering colum VIN: 2G1WN52M45
I would just like to know if the cable goes bad or just needs lubrecated ...is this is a common problem on luminas, and if anyone has experienced this before? is their a TSB, recall or an improved cable available? thanks, John
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Drivers power window VIN: 1GNEL19W1Y
Hi techs, wondering if anyone has run into this. Drivers window will sometimes stop in either up or down direction as if a circut breaker pops. After what seems like a cooling down period window will work again. All other windows work fine even when drivers do...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Misfire, no power spark knock VIN: 2G1WF55K01
When it starts this problem is at part throttle in 3rd gear [...] 48mph Maf 85.31g/s TP 1.78v Load 73% Map 4.13v O2 .56 spark adv.-1 knock retard 14 Also will drop #6 clyinder I have switched plugs and coil with no effect. Ran a injector flow test 52psi to ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 8.1L intermitant p0743 VIN: 1GCJC33G82
this belongs to a friend. called one sunday from about a 100 miles from shop. owner had no reverse. claims she never saw a check engine light. i told her to turn off the truck and restart it. problem was cured. next day i retrieved p0743 from trans with tech 2...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13V23
I have this tahoe setting a code p1516 ELEC THROTTLE VS THROTTLE POS and REDUCED POWER MODE. The pcm has been up dated I have replaced the [tp]throttle position sensor,[app] accelerator pedal position,and the[tac] throttle actuator control. The code still sets... Trouble codes: P1516 (Elec. throttle mod. vs throttle pos.)
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C3HD56T3T
hey fellow tech's iv'e got this concorde 3.3 that stall's intermittently on acell,test for dtc none ,look's like a new fuel pressure reg and fuel pump were installed,look's like dealer part's,doing a fuel system test i noticed the fuel pressure go up when key ...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL45H9T
cat.conv.none OE,failed smog due to check engine light on,high nox and hc.any idea,thanks Ronny. Trouble codes: P0171 (system leanupstream)
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2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55HOY
Car came in last June with low fuel mileage complaint. Changed plugs & wires Everything ok Car is back. Starts and runs normally for about 30 seconds then stalls, has lack of power, Hesitation etc Customer states that car will run bad for about 10 min. and a... Trouble codes: P0306, P0300, P0171
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EL 3.3L Engine VIN: 2C4GP44372
Customer noticed engine is abnormaly noisey 3 months ago. Today we listen to the noise and it sounds like looseness or play in the valve train. Not just one cylinder but all. The owner has owned sence new and it did not sound this way. The tapping/clacking is ...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L long start time VIN: 3P3ES47C0S
Vehicle appears to have a bad check valve in the fuel pump or pressure regulator. Can not locate pressure regulator.
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L esp,asc VIN: WD2PD64344
We have a just out of warranty Dodge Sprinter here with Electronic Stability Program and Acceleration Skid Control lights coming on after driving awhile. Any Dodge tech's familiar with this. Our local dealer has not seen any of these for anything more than mai...
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1995 Ford Mustang 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP15T0S
Hi All, This car is driving me up a wall. It came in with a complaint of long crank time. On checking it out it would not start pretty much at any time it chose. Hot, Cold, or after a hot soak. On checking it there was no spark at these times and on checking ...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18T9V
The vehicle almost stalls and runs rough,hesitates. Chech engine light is on. Checked fuel filter,it is o.k. Cleaned MAF and it reads o.k. Both upstream and downstream O2 sensors reads 0mV. Does anyone have any help? Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1997 Ford Probe 2.0L solenoid pack
Vehicle has buzzing noise from pan where valve body is located when ignition is turned off. When I unplug the MLPS, the buzzing noise stops. Customer complaint is running battery down. Trans works perfect otherwise. Can anyone steer me in what direction I need...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L rod VIN: 2FTZX1729W
Just need a little insight on these engines. It sounds like there is a big trouble area with them blowing head gaskets and bending rods. This sounds like what has happened to our customers truck. My question is, is it feasable to r&r the problem rod, and repai...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 2-1shift VIN: 2FMZA5149W
Looking for any help,I have a 98 windstar that had a major trans failure 5000 miles ago,replaced with factory rebuilt (ford)cust complaint is now has a harsh/bang on downshift after highway cruise intermittent.we replaced rebuild with another factory unit and ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNF20LXX
I tested everything no trouble found.It only bucks underload. Checked everyting cannot find trouble. Initial trouble code po300. Tryed to duplicate trouble could'nt. Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L rotors VIN: 1FAHP56S02
4 sets front of rotors have been installed 2from ford and 2 from aftermarket certified brand new rotors only last about 3 months brake pads are worn very little owner does a lot of highway driving calipers are not siezed original ford alloy wheels are st...
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L auto headlights VIN: 1FMPU17L73
Need some help with this expedition, auto lamps inop . the vehicle security module (vsm) controls the auto lamps, i have checked all powers and grounds to this module and inputs to this module from the sunload sensor and all are good. The module is not groundi...
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1996 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L bucking VIN: 2C1MR5294T
Just moved to an independent after years as a line tech. I agreed to swap trans as vehicle was hanging in bay. Engine was swapped by another tech several hundred miles ago and ran OK. Vehicle returned to me with cracked flexplate, customer supplied transmissio... Trouble codes: P0505 (Isc)
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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L oil in coolant VIN: JHMRA184XT
Hi, this vehicle came in with a complaint of coolant loss, it has oil/ trans fluid ? in the cooling system, the owner said he replaced a blown radiator hose a few days ago but has had no problems since. We are suspecting a head gasket problem, anyone else out...
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1861X
I have no symptoms other than intermittent SES with a P1399 that I can not get any info on. Alldata skips the number, and the library assistance had nothing. Anyone have a better description of this DTC and/or a chart for it? If I even just knew what circuit w... Trouble codes: P1399 (Manufacturer controlled Ignition system or misfire)
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1859X
I have this oddysey in here with a p1457 code. I have replaced the vent shut valve and 2 way valve, Both were faulty when vehicle came in. The light is still coming back on. I have tested the other solenoids and they are checking out ok, as well as the pressur... Trouble codes: P1457
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs VIN: 1HGCG16592
car came to me from a body shop with srs light onand codes 3-1, 4-1, and 5-1 for the right and left seat belt tensioners open circuit, and control module problem. replaced both seatbelts and the module and retested system, and now i have codes 3-3 and 4-3 whic...
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1996 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L suspension VIN: SAJMX6346T
To all the Jag techs, this is a very strange problem. When you take the car on a road test, the car runs smooth, makes no noises over bumps, turns, etc, when you brake the car normally, also no noises whatsoever! but when you brake the car firmly (abruptly) to...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L all systems VIN: IJ4G25854T
i need help on this one guys. jeep came in with customer stating that car just cut off while driving. first gas gauge went then car cut off. car cranks but no start. nothing works. autoshutdown relay doesnt work cause computer not sending groung. no injector p...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L unsure VIN: 1J4FF48S51
Hello we got this jeep in with a loud clicking noise coming from the wheels. It only seems to make noise if your driving it slowly with steering wheel turned to one side. It seemed like it would be easy to find but it has proven to be difficult. If I have the ...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L alternator VIN: 1YVGF22C4Y
Got code p1633 it says the alternator is overcharging
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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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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: 4JGAB54E6W
Fuel gauge works normaly untill tank is filled then it will take a couple days to register the gas that was added to the tank. Key is off when filling and cycling the key doesnt help, the gauge will also come up after driving quite a while without shutting car...
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELW6246T
Ok I need help on this.Car came in with Mil light on and code P0141 right rear o/2 heater problem. Ran threw the flow charts and replaced the o/2 sensor.cleared the code and Ran a KOEO test.Code still there.We ran diagnostics again and it tells me the same thi...
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2000 Mitsubishi PAJERO GDI 3500CC Hesitation, Stall VIN: V45-440183
The vehicle came to my workshop 3 week ago with the problem that the Engine stall with hesitation when acceleration or after .Engine start very smoothly and the Idle is ok. I check the vehicle and found everything normal. But found problem when I check the fue...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D1S
customer came in complaining of a lack of power . what i found when i test drove the vehicle is it acts like a rev limiter kicking in at less than 2000 rpms you can not press the eccelrator hard are that is what you will happen . it will do this in park and in... Trouble codes: P0325
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNICA2ID8T
To all valued techs .I am struggling with a 96 Nissan maxima .The car will just cut out at idle but will restart right away .It occasionally has a miss or jerk on acceleration .There are no codes at this time but I have checked cam and crank sensors with my va...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
My shop owner bought this Altima at an auction and it has excessive crank time, especially when cold. I initially figured the base idle TSB for no start Nissans applied so I reset base idle according to procedure. (no improvement) I also immediately pulled the...
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1994 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3CX5K8S4
it seems to idle fast at times, the icounts is usely above 70, but when you shout the car off and restart it right away it goes down to 36 icounts and idles ok about 800 rpms any ideas.
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: 1G3WX52H9Y
This car arrived with the service vehicle soon, PCS, and Trac Off lamps illuminated. Checked for codes with Tech 2 and found the current code C0710 steering angle signal. Tried to clear code but it comes back immediately. Power and ground at the sensor are ok....
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1GNL12TXYC
Previously came into shop after having been elsewhere with randomisfire on cyl 1 & 4. Shop previously had replaced coils with no sucess. We tried coils and shell with new insulators and miss still present. Took advice from previous post chec oil pressure and a...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L rotors and pads VIN: 1G3NL52F43
Vehicle has been driven aprox 3000 miles since front brake rotors were turned and pads replaced and rotors are starting to warp again (slight rotor runout vibration felt on road test during braking) Customer showed me the old pads, the inboard pads were worn ...
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1988 Plymouth Gran Fury 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1P3XB26P5J
hello all, i am not too familar with these lean burn ignition systems. unfornunately our shop owner who knows these is hunting. the problem we are having is that the primary and secondary scope patterns are dropping out, and the engine idles rough. after the e...
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1PHGP45R1T
After vehicle died on the road and towed to the house, Visual inspection found broken cam sensor unit three wires. The cam sensor unit was replace but still no juice at all spark plugs. Less than 4 volts at cam sensor wire output. All fuses check out ok. Thank...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2NE55D3S
Hello Techs I have a 1995 pontiac grand am that starts fine and idles fine until it goes into closed loop then the fuel trim will start to drop from about 125 to 35 the car will stumble then go back into open loop for a few seconds idle will pick up until clos...
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G2JD12T9T
Hallo fello technitians.The temp gage on this car varies from 1/2 to 3/4 on hot days in a traffic but never goes to red. I have changed the thermostat, coolant, and the temp sensor on the scaner reads exactly what the gage is showing. The fan comes on but seem...
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4L ses light on VIN: 1G2JD12T7Y
Hi to all! And thanks in advance for any and all help. I have a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire 2.4l. SES light on codes P0622, P0621 Generator "F" and "L" control circuit problem respectivly. Cust came in with SES light on and "BATT light coming on intermittantly. (just...
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1986 Subaru GL 1.6L Pre-detonation VIN: JF2AF53B6G
Hi All. This Subaru has a pre-detonation problem on accel. which I cannot seem to find. The engine knocks on acceleration. Problem has been going on for about 3 weeks now. In addition to listed repairs etc., I have double-checked ignition timing, looked for va...
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1991 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L Starting VIN: JSAETA01V0
I have pout in a 1991 suzuki vitara a motor from grant vitara 2002 and the ECU is lock from the imobilazer. Eny imformetion it well be helpful thanks .
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1988 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN63A0J
the truck has a stumble when you get it on it also won't pass emission test 15mph and the 25mph
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1990 Toyota Tercel 1.5L Cuts out, Stall, hard starting VIN: JT2EL31F9L
please help! i have a 90 tercel that is hard to start most of the time & when it starts, you have to hold the gas pedal to keep it running. it feels like it's running too rich. i have a feeling that the computer is at fault but could not condemn due to lack of...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
Search of TDF offered no help. Looking for a pattern failure and quick test. And a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, too. Trouble codes: P0446
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
3 Mos ago customer came in shop for knock sensor replacement dealer had diagnosed. Replace knock sensor #2 and cleared codes. Code did not return till now same code p0330. so we tested circuit mitchell says to swap wires around and see if code switches to a p0... Trouble codes: P0330
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L abs light VIN: NZE121-314
this vehicle came to our shop with the two abs lights burning .I do not have any info on this job ,this carries the sixteen pin connection on the inside of the car .it carries the vvt-i engine .does any one know how to read these codes manually ,and does any o...
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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L transaxle? VIN: 3VWBB61E2W
help! 98' vw cabrio manual transmission has wheel shake,vibration under power like bad c/v joint. checked on dyno and it seemed to be coming from right axle. right axle has been changed and tires replaced. transmission problem? has anyone seen this one?
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs light VIN: WVWMA63BXW
This vehicle will turn on the ABS + Brake warning lights while driving. When this occurs the scan tool(Snap-on) will lose communication. All wheel speed sensors show correct mph. Need the best approach to this problem or any glitches that have come up with ele...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L coolant fan VIN: YV1LW5649W
Cust. came in with coolant fan running for extended time after car was turned off. He replaced fan relay with no change so now we have it. The fan will run as soon as you turn on ign.and will only shut off after car has been turned off and sitting for 10 to 15...
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1988 BMW 735i 3.4L Shifting
Thanks to all who replied. Rudy [...] thought it sounded like oil starvation or a bad shift solenoid. Unfortunately, I didn't get to investigate further, as the customer decided to replace the transmission. ...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L radio VIN: 1G30568123
thanks for all of the responses. yes, the antenna is in the back window, and the detail shop not only nicked the grid, but also used a metallic type film, which interferrs with reception. needless to say, i won't be sending them any more tint work. they insist...
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1993 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1G6EL1ZB9P
thanks for all your replies, I recieved suggestion of injectors to head gasket but the one that was right was Ronald in wisconsin. lets here it for ronald!!!
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KF52YHR
Thanks to all who replied, Replaced the pcm and everything is ok right now. I kind of had the feeling it was going to be the pcm, but with the trans just being replaced a few hundred miles ago I did not want to just throw the pcm in. All of the grounds were go... Trouble codes: 41 (no cam ref signal), 47 (bcm to pcm serial data problem), 52 (def pcm ecu ram chip error), 95 (eng stalled), 109 (int. ecm problem), 107 (bcm to pcm serial data problem).
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1988 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCHG31K0J
Hello, I want to thank you all the techs. out there for the advised, the problem was the pick up coil, replace used one from the local used parts. thanks again.
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1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GUKCT18ZM
Thanks to all the replies. There was a very unique fix to this one. After checking the ECT sensor multiple times and finding a cracked magnet in the distributor the problem was still there. While blowing smoke through the vacuum lines we found the line from th...
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1996 Dodge B2500 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2B7HB21Y6T
I fix it and thank you everybody. The problem was in the fuel guage in the tank.
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cluster gauges VIN: 2B4GP44R5V
customer did not bring vehicle back in but i did get valuable info. it sounds like there are many problems with the dash on this. i have seen the battery corrosion problem under the battery on this model and this one had alot of corrosion from a bad battery an...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L driver side squib VIN: 2B4GP44G7X
thanks for the education on this circut the clock spring was bad in new colum and this part is under recall.we scaned this vehical for another shop they contacted costomer and the light was on befor accident went to dealer ship for recall
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1985 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTEF15N4F
sorry for the delay in fix, I crossed the red and pink wires at relay and truck runs which would to me indicate a bad relay or connector at relay, replace both twice, still nothing customer stopped by seen it running with the wires crossed and took it home, no...
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF26G1K
thanks for the help founnd that the aftermarket egr/sensor was the problem,replaced with motorcraft,ok at this time,proves 1 more time just because its new doenot mean its good thanks jim Trouble codes: 35 (egr evp/ short to vref/vpower).
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHF25H1K
First let me thank those that took the time to respond to this request. I received suggestions from verification of MAP readings ( they were triple checked and on target) to checking for intake valve deposits, thermactor issues, injectors, and O2 operation. Th... Trouble codes: 41 (ho2s stuck low koer).
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1991 Ford F-250 Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF25Y1L
Sorry I haven't closed this post before now. The customer was actually one of my parts suppliers and he got transferred to another store. He hasn't brought the truck back to me but I told him all the replies I got, which included fuel injectors stuck open, fue...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L pinging/spark knock VIN: 1FTEE1420V
We let the customer have the vehicle back. We tried fuel additive and are currently waiting for the customer to reschedule for further diagnosing. I think are cam position sensor is out of time. I will post the fix when possible.
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1998 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP68G7W
thanks guys for all the replies - problem still there - unbelievable - well, we can not fix every vehicle! Note: the dealer couldn't even fix this car? wow - we will kep you informed. Trouble codes: P0172 (too rich), P0175 (too rich).
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21L7Y
Finally it's fixed.The problem was the pcm,it had a bad driver for the #coil pack,Thanks to gary,ralph,dustin and especialy louis who took the time to send me the wire codes and pin #s to test the pcm.Thanks
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Thanks so much for all responces. Especially Roger who prompted us to look into a defective coil. We replaced all coils with motorcraft parts and problem was corrected. Second time this week with an aftermarket coil causing problems. We also had a volkswagon j...
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1997 Geo Metro 1.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR2269V
Well, This one almost fooled me, yet it didn't. The computer was the fault, but Don't let this one fool you like it did me. The computer is programmed to NOT ground the Rear O2 sensor (only the rear) until the car has been driven in 4th or 5th gear for a few m... Trouble codes: P0136 (O2 Sensor Fault Bank 1 Sensor 2).
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1991 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L idle climbs in gear VIN: 1GKDM19B3M
the new autozone iac that some other shop installed had a mind of it's own - replaced with a new delco unit, works fine now. no vac. leaks or trans convertor problems
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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
Thank you all for the help. This particular vehicle has the coil-over-plugs system for ignition. Unfortuneately, the leads for 1 and 3 got switched. Once everything was put back together, we still have a very poor running vehicle. A new compression test (first... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L driver's door lock VIN: JHLRD1866X
HI ALL, We replaced the door loock actuater/latch which came as an assembly. Thanks to those that replied, all said it would be either the latch or actuater.
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ6670W
thanks to all that responded sent it to the dealer for the updated ignision switch thanks again
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Temperature output VIN: 2HKRL1867Y
This customer has decided not to persue the problem. Since we are into the month of October there is no need to cool off. Thanks to those of you who took the time to respond. Seems the idea of a sensor was in everyones mind.
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L cooling system VIN: SAJJA42C7Y
Thanks for all the replies on this Jag.after replacing the thermostat the overheating problem did go away.I did check the water pump and it was good. Hope this fix will help others. Thanks again
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L crankshaft VIN: 1LNLM97VXS
most replys were about timing chain/guide problems which resulted in valves hitting a piston. this being in a fwd vehicle and the engine needing to come out to pull the front timing chain covers, i decided against opening this one up. four replys said possible...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L a\c controls
Thanks to the information I recived from Bill [...] I was able to determine that the wireing on the back of the push button switch was wrong. causing the system to go into defrost when I asked for max a/c. The red & greeen wires were crossed. Without a good wir...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L false speedometer reading VIN: WDBCA25DKA
A big thanks to all who gave me input on this car. Thanks to Dave Poole who said i should check the pick up gear for the speedo sensor. Seems that they are different on the sl than the sedans and thought we may have that trans in the car. Well the gears where ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L defrost vent VIN: WDBDA29D0N
The blowing of the heat on the windhield while cold air was coming out of the center vents was caused by a vacuum loss. The vacuum line coming into the body, on the driver side, next to the fuse box, were two check valves. One of the hoses had a split on it an...
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1996 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BB42D6T
Hello Group---Customer finally brought car back in today, he just got married a week ago and said he was a bit busy to get car back sooner. Poor guy doesn't know what he is getting into?? On to the fix. Had 7 very helpfull responses to my request for help and ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L 3-4 and passing VIN: JN8ARO5Y3W
I have not fix this one . I did recieve one suggestion to try and adjust the tps and see if it would change anything. vehicle was refered to a freind who repair transmission. will update if i receive any helpful info thank for the reply I recieved.
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH12M5T
Thanks to all the techs who offered help. Most recommended the injectors and I also came to this conclusion. Unfortunatly, the customer did not want to invest that kind of money in the car so I guess I will never know if injectors would have repaired it. It ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G2NE52T0V
Sorry for the lack of updates. Between the computer problems I had and the lack of problems with the car (probably restart tomorrow) I just forgot to fill out the close form. Lots of good ideas but the biggest problem with the car was it never had a no start p...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G2WK52J31
Thanks for all feedback. We cleaned all grounds and power supplies and problem has been gone now for two weeks. We are hopefull that we will not see this one back in. At this time, we are convinced that the problem has been corrected by cleaning weak grounds. ...
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L front and rear glass VIN: WP0AA2994T
sorry for the late post, lubing the front and rear windshield seals helped this car, but for how long? thanks again to all who responded!
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2992X
Got this one fixed today. After rechecking for leaks, found that intermittent the purge valve in the engine compartment was leaking back into the manifold. I guess, don't put your vacuum gauge away after first test. If it doesn't pass monitor, re check for lea... Trouble codes: P0455.
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF655XW
Thanks for all of the replies. We replaced the leaking purge solenoid that was the only vacuum leak we could find. We tightened all grounds but did not find any that seemed loose. The customer took it on a long drive and it did not act up so we are assuming th... Trouble codes: P1507 (Idle control system malfunction).
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE30K80
customer did not approve service.the dtc is p1566 Cruise Control Main Switch Circuit Malfunction . is very useful.Thanks all Trouble codes: P1556.
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta Celebration Edition 2.0L Starter VIN: 3VWWC81H5S
As most suggested the electrical side of the ign. switch was the culprit, Thanks for your help
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