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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L coolant VIN: WBADM6348Y
Hello, This BMW came in yesterday with thick milky coolant that had exploded from the overflow, all over the engine compartment. It looked like your typical blown head gasket or bad transmission cooler. The problem is that the engine oil looks normal, is not ...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6CD5332L
Greeting Guys& Gals This caddy has me biting my nails. At all times it acts like an old carbed car used to in that when idling it will blow black carbon smoke all over the ground. What has me stumped is that the O2 sensor will be at .450 mvolts in open loop, b...
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1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDK14KOK
this truck has a lean condition above idle idle o2 volts range from 82-.08 when you rev up to 1500-200 o2 sensor falls steady to 0 volts and stays there. disconect o2 and it goes to default. truck runs strong and powerful but idles poor and surges. we have rep... Trouble codes: 44 (o2 sensor lean)
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1991 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L steering gear VIN: 2GAGG39K7M
I have a customer who hauls Amish crews in this van. Three different times this van has broken the bolts that attach the steering gear to the frame. Bolts have been replaced with GM parts and the steering gear has been replaced also. I have inspected the front...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G2JB14H1R
This vehicle has a had time to start when it does, you can accelate slow and it is ok tromp on the peddle and it falls on its face. We replaced the fuel pump, sock, fuel filter, map sensor, all four fuel injectors, and just know the crank sensor. Fuel psi is 4...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Master/Slave Cylinder VIN: 1GCEK14K5S
Owned truck for 2 years. For about 6 months now, I have to "pump" the clutch pedal SEVERAL times a day just to get it to shift easy, otherwise it is a real chore to shift to 2nd at a stop. No leakage, and no fluid loss from Master Cylinder. Have flushed old br...
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AX35G2W
This vehicle has an irregular missfire when hot. It is a 1 ton with a milk cooler box on the back, used for making deliveries. The driver said it would run fine for 25 or 30 miles, then begin to miss and hesitate. If shut off for a half hour or so, the miss wi... Trouble codes: P0133 (HO2S1 Circuit slow response B1S1), P0135 (HO2S1 Heater Fault B1S1), P0137, P0141 (HO2S2 Heater Fault B1S1), P0155 (HO2S1 Heater Fault B2S1), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit)
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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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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M7V
I need some help with this one. I'm using the diagnostic tree from the shopkey information system to try and find what is causing a code P0446. Going through the tree it says to use EVAP Pressure/Purge Diagnostic Station [J41413]. Is there any way to test this... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap. System Canister Vent Blocked)
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L starts,dies in 2 sec VIN: 1GNEC13R7X
Thanks for your help in advance. I hope this is not a redundant question, but how can I bypass the immobilizer system on this Tahoe. I've heard about a resister that could be installed, but am not sure about the procedure. Any help would be greatly appreciated...
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1999 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS 5.7L ride VIN: 2G1FP32G6X
Hi guys, This one is preety goofy. On hard accel. at about 3500 rpms. I get a real good vibration& when you back off to [...] you get a wierd humming noise from it seems like the trans. If you drive normally this stuff won't happen. Also if you keep the tra...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14WXX
I have a Ho2 nightmare and I hope some one has seen this before. I have used two different scanners and still get the same readings, sensor 1-1 and 2-1 vary with good cross counts and steady pulse width readings on both banks.Sensor 1-2 shows roughly 650 to 80... Trouble codes: P0420 (poor catalyst bank one)
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1990 Chrysler Imperial 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C3XY56R8L
This car stalls immediately after start-up. Security module was unplugged about ten years ago, but scan tool is telling me that fuel is not allowed. Tried two other sbec's, both telling me fuel is not allowed. Could something be "fooling" the sbec to make it t...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Stall, ccd displayed VIN: 3C3EL55H3U
Customer brought vehicle in for CCD being displayed on dash on hard accel. Test drove car on one hard accel ccd displayed and car died... wasn't supposed to do that! Brought back into shop found asd fuse blown again replaced and no problems surfacing again. I ...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3P3ES47C4S
gentleman, i have this neon that was towed in cranks but no fire. this we know 1 has fire to all plugs.--- 2has no ses light.--- 3 has injector pulse to cyll #2 only.--- 4 wiring between pcm and injectors ok .--- 5 power and ground at pcm correct.--- 6 tri...
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1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU52N1T
help a fellow tech was working on this for a skip he passesd it on to me now it wont start period i have no spark this car has no anti theft that im aware of the asd relay is only providing voltage to the coil when cranking, release the key no pwer but it stil...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire, LOSE DASH COMPONENTS VIN: 2B4GT45R7V
this is an intermitten problem with this vehicle, runs fine for several days, then all of the sudden starts then immediately shuts off. at which time you loose all dash functions. while in our presense experienced this problem once. after a heavy down pour. wh... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: PB6HB11X9X
This van tuned-up 16,000 miles ago. Came back with a complaint of missing and check engine light on. I have checked Dist. cap and rotor which was replaced in tune-up and replaced this time to for it looked bad inside. Had it hooked to scope and showed low fire... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cyl 1), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4)
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Accessories VIN: 2B4FP2532X
This minivan has a weird problem. The owner says that sometimes the dash would just quit on him while driving. Nothing would work and after a few start ups it would start to operate for afew days. When he came in, the check engine light was on so I scanned it,...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L Stall VIN: 1C3ES46C31
The customer's complaint is that he will drive along just fine and it will stall while driving. He then pulls over to the side of the road and restarts it and away he goes. It usually happens on a warmer day. It never hesitates or has rough idle. The check eng...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift
Ok this is the first time to ask for help. Had this truck brought in by trans shop down the street. Came in last week with no o/d. Trans was rebult (forward clutches burnt out). The same problem occurs after the rebuilt was installed. I have spent the day chec...
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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Fueling rear tank VIN: 2FTJW35GXL
We have this duelly in the shop and it won't take fuel. We changed the filler neck and vent assembly. The front tank works great. The rear tank seems O.K. and everything looks up to snuff. However the fuel just spits right back at you when you try to fill the ...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 4-5 shift or TCC? VIN: 1FMDU34X6V
this Vehicle came to me w/ po741 a month 7 a half ago - problem would only occur intermittently ( never occur for me)my local ford dealer post Vin# to only get stator shaft seal ring bulliten - local ford tech said replace TCC, that he saw it fix several like ...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L brake pedal VIN: 1FBJS31L7V
Here's a strange one. When you fill up the fuel tank,the abs light comes on and you will lose brakes.But when under half of tank the abs light goes off and the brakes work fine. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks, Mike
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1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L no start VIN: 1FTDA14U5V
van has spark, compression and fuel pressure. tries to start but acts out of time, replaced cam and crank sensor with oe, also harmonic balancer in case it slipped. nothing has changed, continues to backfire through air filter. wires are correct, plugs replace...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1728W
HELP FOR TECHS. I have just ran out of hair. This vehicle came in on the hook 5 days ago customer complained of rough idle and no power when accelerating. Verified customer complaint and noticed that it will knock and ping like crazy under load or not and max ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire Cylinder 5), P0305 (Missfire Cylinder 5), P0306 (Missfire Cylinder 6)
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14X5X
blowing fuse # 9 in under hood fuse box,fuse feeds fuel pump relay and remote anti theft personality module. have inspected harness's and found no worn through spots fuel pump draws under 6 amps. will blow fuse and if you replace it may go for a week or 10 fee...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNS24L92
This van won't start when I try it in the morning. I can hear a few cylinders firing, however the engine won't start. As the day progresses and I try many times to start, it does start. It will blow blue smoke for a minute and then clear up. It will idle ok, b...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L Fuel Tank Going Dry VIN: 1GTHK24U82
Customer filled up fuel tank and it was sucked dry overnight and all fuel ran on the floor. Truck drew 40 Litres of fuel out overnight. When customer went to fuel up there was vaccuum at tank. Noticed plastic tank had dent and has not been hit.
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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 Accord LX 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG554XX
Hello fellow techs, I'm not sure I'm going the right direction here. Car came in with code P1259 VTEC malfunction and low idle, stall. Oil was low and dirty, so we changed it and cleared the code. As soon as the car got up to speed the code returned and the s... Trouble codes: P1259 (VTEC Circuit)
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8145X
Vehicle came in with a compressor failure. I repalced compressor & dryer. Installed a screen in suction line & flushed condenser. Evacuated system & recharged to 46 deg F. Owner came back with no A/C. When I put the manifold on the pressures were at 150 lbs on...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Moniters VIN: KNDJB7236T
Greetings IATN members! I need more HELP! Before I spend to much time on this car, i thought I should seek help. This car will run ONlY Missfire,Component, and Fuel. All the others will not RUN. All engine Data seems normal. Coolant temp is normal. I am h...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E0S
hello mbz guys this one is driving me nuts. oh well whats new with a c-heap280.. Ive done at least 10 of these cylinder head reseals. and still always have at least one problem when it's done, usually we sell them an engine harness with the job, but this one i... Trouble codes: P0327
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1986 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CZ14S9G
no start, no codes. starts with mass air unplugged runs very good but won't rev up over 2000 RPM. engine stalls when mass air is unplugged. fuel pressure is good. timing is good.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y21
We have only generic scan tool capabilities, we do not have access to a Consult-II, so we cannot see the PID value on this switch, but looking at the scope, it shows that we do not have any problems with this circuit, according to Nissan's diagnositc flow char... Trouble codes: P1706
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Battery VIN: 1GHDX13E5Y
Thanks in advance for all of your help. I have this van with an on going complaint for a no crank no start condition. Found no problems with battery, starter, or alternator. Checked for a draw which messured @ 61 mA. Which was a bit on the high side, specs. ar...
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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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1993 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0L Reverse Linkage VIN: 1G2JB14K2M
After doing a ton of work for this customer they had only one more request...get his car to go into reverse. From under the hood I can push the rod in far enough to catch both fifth and reverse, but from inside the car with the shifter the rod only pushes int...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L convertible top VIN: WPOAC2983W
No repair history for this car. Customer reports that convertible top is intermittently inoperative. Of course, we have not been able to duplicate problem. She says it works fine when working and apparently no power to the motors when not functioning. I assume...
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1989 Saab 9000 CD 2.0L Hard pedal VIN: YS3CL48L7K
Vehicle came in with a complaint of vehicle not being able to stop. Road tested and inspected vehicle. The brake pedal is very hard, the rear brakes do not work, no hydraulic pressure to the rears. The ABS light comes on when started and goes out as if nothing...
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1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L 3/4 gear VIN: JT4RN81A1N
I am not a sponsoring member so I don't have access to the knowledge base (I should change this soon). This vehicle has no 3rd or 4th gear(s). Sitting still or moving. Running or not. The linkage tries to move in to either 3rd or 4th spot/slot, but only goes ...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L rack and pinion VIN: 41ASM92N3T
Ok weve got this Toyota that is a 2 wheel drive extended cab (the biggest tire option available) with a vibration above 65-70 mph sometimes its worse than other times . I checked the archives found that the drive shaft slip yokes need major greasing, did that ...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHF21A61
Thanks in advance. This truck was i a big accident , knuckle, control arm , axel shaft. I did the suspention part of it and after i was done it had a abs code , wheel sensor bad , replaced and all was well. customer picked up from body shop and three days late...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Dome lights VIN: 5TDBT48A01
This Sequoia keeps blowing the fuse for the dome light. It also makes the clock and the power antenna quit when the fuse blows. Problem is, it only blows once every 2-3 days. Never in the shop, of course. I have wiggled every wire I could find. The vehicle has...
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1992 Volvo 740 2.3L Lighting VIN: YV1F58815N
Bulb integrity indicator comes on when all bulbs are working. The indicator is usually triggered when using the brakes. I have cleaned the sockets, replaced the bulbs and replaced the sensor. Any other suggestions to get the bulb integrity indicator to work pr...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L check arrow VIN: YV1LZ56D7X
check lamp lights irregularly had car a week to test .shifts clean and strong ,read that dirty fluid was culprit and this did have dirty fluid we changed it no less than 4 times and used synthetic . read about a valve body change for crude under a selenoid .i ...
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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L engine compression VIN: WBABF3322R
Thanks to all for all of the information you provided... Seems the customer told us a story as to the circumstances involved in the 'shut the car off and now it wont start'..It has come to light that his son was DRIVING the car when it shut off..seems he shift...
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1989 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1G4AH51N4K
Friends, I got a number of good replies about further diagnostics, most focusing on ignition but one on mechanical. But spark was not an issue and I had no evidence that timing could somehow be off on those two cylinders, though I admit I didn't try to check...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KF52Y2R
I took me long because we order the part in the dealer. The problem was the map sensor that goes inside de admission near the fuel regulator. This sensor was all full with engine oil. This is natural to happen because of the pcv system. So as mileage goes by w...
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L power steering VIN: 97YU189454
thanks to all the replies, the customer was advised to the P/S pump,needing replacement, will live with it for now, although the vehicle has an exteneded warranty. i know that this one wiil be back.again thanks john [...] CMAT L1
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Power steering pump VIN: 2GCEC19HXM
The pulley apears to have been the problem, we believe that after the first pump went out the pulley spun and since then has been slipping. Installed another pump and pulley. So far so good. Ill post again if we have anymore problems. Thanx to everyones replie...
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1992 Chevrolet Blazer Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEK18K4N
Thanks to all who replied. I believe the pickup cured the problem. After talking with a tech hotline I found they experienced similar problem when you tried to restart too soon after key off. They recommended a 10 second wait before restarting. It started ever...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L steering VIN: 1GNFK16R6V
Thanks to all that replied, We jacked the front of the vehicle up and the wheels turn right when we start the vehicle. We recommended a steering box but the customer doesnt want to do it at this time. When he does do it I will try to repost to let you know tha...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C3HD56T3T
allright , john from virgina hit it right on the head mr ,o-ring inside of regulator was split , i guess the customer should have had the vehicle diagnosed by a shop before he did repairs ,we put a fuel pump in that was running 6500 rpm that more than likley d...
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1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Radiator fan operation VIN: 2B3ED46T1P
Thanks to Bruce from New York & Kennith from Texas for shredding some light on this Interpid. After finally putting the new fuse box and cleaning up some grounding at the front end. There is another interesting thing I found along the way. The front left Air...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L long start time VIN: 3P3ES47C0S
The problem is the pressure regulator, I replaced it and the problem went awy. Thanks
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L crankshaft VIN: 1B4GP54L8W
most of the repies were about some sort of hydrolock(coolant , injector driver , oil from blown gasket etc ) ,with consesus that machines some time just break with no aperant reason . thanks to tom s. , keith s. mike the weather man [...] , bob h. ,rml7 , ty ...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B4HS28N1Y
Thank you to all that replied. I have learned some interesting information on the 4.7L. In this case I never had a 'no-start' situation. I checked the cam sensor and found no problems with it. I did find a specific PCM update for the exact symptoms I had. TSB%...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L steering VIN: 1B4HS28N1Y
I check the steering with the power steering lines and tie rods disconnected. taking the ball joints and pump out of the picture. next I check for a bent steering shaft, it seemed ok. the rack and intermediate shaft were both replaced, to no avail. I got in to...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44361
It was decided that ECm was needed I did not have equipment for this. Purchased Ecm from dealer then took vehicle to dealer for programing. No more codes or check engine light. Thanks for all the input. Sorry aout the delay before closing Trouble codes: P0601.
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FAFP12345
Sorry about the delay... This turned out to be an easy one,someone had added an in line electric lift pump in addition to the mech. pump on engine. The pump failed when HOT. You can have two pumps in series and everything will work the same. THANKS MEMBERS OF ...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L rod VIN: 2FTZX1729W
Thanks to all the replies (12 so far). We have a reman ordered. Customer needs back ASAP. We have not taken it apart, but must be the intake, with all the replies. It was #6 cyl. Looks like we need to start selling preventative maintanence. We don't service to...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRW08L51
Thanks to everyone that replied to my problem. Everyone was correct. The problem was with the key. The truck had came in on a wrecker. The pcm had been replaced. Reprogramed the security system and it started . Thanks again ...Shawn Trouble codes: P1260, 1639 (definition not available).
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1994 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTDT19W6R
Found injector wiring harness to have broken wires,between plugin behind altenater&injector
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L right front marker light VIN: 1HGCB7659M
hey guys, thanks a lot for your help. the customer decided not to go any further with this problem. took the bulb out to keep the battery from draining as requested by the customer.
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L speedo VIN: 1HGEJ8240V
Hello all, There really was no fix for this problem. There was not really a problem. This was just something we were trying to modify. Mom took the keys away for bad grades Thanks all for your ideas and thoughts
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1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L ATTS System VIN: JHMBB6155V
I found two wires crossed on the linear sensor which I was only able to access with a mirror & flash light . Thanks for the replies.
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L won't start VIN: JHMEK3650X
Hi all, Thanks to all that helped. The customer is trying stateside to order parts; I don't think they will have luck. Due to seriousness of the flood, and the wiring falling apart I am recommending the vehicle to be written off. I Can't tell the customer in a...
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2004 Honda S2000 2.2L Mirror VIN: JHMAP21444
I followed the advice recommended and wound up using JB Weld and attaching the button to the existing button. The way this is set up is the mirror button is large with a recessed area for the mirror to sit. We took 2 buttons, drilled and counter sunk one and d...
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1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L throwout bearing VIN: JACDH58V1P
We are closing this post as a 'fix' but we are only hoping that that is the case. To the best of our knowledge, we replaced the ORIGINAL clutch at 110,000 miles. It was worn out and the throwout bearing had pulled out of the pressure plate (this is a strange c...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L idles 2500 rpm VIN: 1J4FJ58L7L
did adjust tps to .66volt,alldata specs .65 to .70 was at .70 before,voltage would all ways return to .66 when at idle, would not act up, test drove several times, customer has driven for about 5 days now and no problem, if acts up will test tps first thanks f...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L engine VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0R
hello again. I would like to thank all who replied. i figured i would try and disable the anti-theft system first and see how that turned out. did this by disconnecting the connector at the theft module while the engine was running. The pcm remembers the last ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Code P1764 VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
Thanks to all that took time from their day to reply. We were able to determine that everything on the circuit was fine. So we suspected the new sensor was bad out of the box. After installing another new sensor, all problems were gone. This was our first time...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L abs VIN: WDBCA24E9M
hi guys thanks for yours responce.problems was asr potentiometer and asr relay.
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELW6246T
Well thanks to all who replied on this post.This one is for the books for sure,luck is the only way we found this problem.As I posted in the help request we had checked all the wires and everything checked out good replaced the o/2 twice and one PCM with no lu...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F8P
well thanks to all of you who helped me on this nightmare i chased wires for a week straight.this car doesn't have a crank sensor i checked every ground and power wires going in and out of pcm' every conector and every thing else.half way through this new care...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L noise when cold VIN: JN1CA21D8V
hello the noise was to difficult to diag being so intermitten and faint .customer took the car for us to tackle it another day
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Thanks to everyone who responded, if I were Oprah I'd buy you all a car. Special thanks to Nissan Masters Jay and Steve for their guidance. I checked every fuse in the vehicle numerous times and in an attempt to be thorough, even looked for any that weren't lo...
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1999 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L rotors VIN: 4N2XN113TX
most of the replies received were regarding wheel torque, quality of rotors, load sensor etc. Problem was restriction due to mung in the ABS controller. Customer declined repair (of course).
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1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3CL68M4P
Thanks to the 6 people who took time to reply to this one. I waited to post a fix until we knew for sure. On the burn off question, the majority said it eminated from the APC CU, not the cassette. Two said this year may not have the burn off function. I will m...
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2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1GC6752Y
Tim8416 hit it squarely on the head. I'll just paste his answer in here: SUBIE KILLS 2 CYLINDERS WHEN AN IDLE AIR CONTROLL CODE IS SET TO PREVENT UNWANTED HI OR UNCONTRLED IDLE. FIX THE IDLE CONTROLL PROBLEM AND MISS WIL GO AWAY WHEN NO CODE FOR IDLE IS SET. T... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P1507.
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1981 Toyota Celica GT 2.4L timing chain tensioner VIN: JT2RA44L6B
The timing chain noise ending up being a wrong head gasket given to me by my favorite Toyota dealer.They sent me one for a 20R engine instead of a 22R.It was somewhat confusing from the beginning as to where the niose was coming from, but it sure sounded timin...
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1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L electric window, door locks VIN: 1254879638
thanks to the four replys i got,there were two problems, first broken wires in the d/ side door harness, second a blown fuse 30 amp to the right of the integration relay this bank of fuses is hard to see bcause dash vent tube is in front of it.
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Misfire, NO POWER
gentalman, this one is a fix!!!,, i sent the car out and had it timed, still ran very rough and bad, the place that check it out for me said it needed a MAF and the MAF had to be programmed to the PCM???, i've never heard of that before but I'm not the VW expe...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L coolant fan VIN: YV1LW5649W
Thanks to all who replyed. The bad news is the cust. took the car to the dealer before i got a chance to try out the tests everybody told me. The cust told me that the dealer found a bad IAC sensor? Ihad no idea that this could cause a fan to keep running. If ...
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2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D81
The vehicle is finally fixed. There is a lot of incorrect information available: some directly from Volvo. For lack of a consensus on what was possible I just plowed ahead. We ordered a used ECU from the salvage yard which was supposed to be the exact part num... Trouble codes: ECM98.
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