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1998 Audi A4 Avant 1.8L Three MIL lights VIN: WAUBB28DXW
I got this car a week ago from a body shop that does high line repairs on late model, high line vehicles. I do work for them once a month or so, reburning a GM ECM, diagnosing a MIL problem of some sort, reburning a body module to match a wrecking yard BCM to ...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Oil pressure light VIN: WAUDC28D9Y
Hello all, and thank you in advance, This audi has come to us twice now with the oil pressure light coming on when you are driving at engine speeds above 2000 rpm. At first the light would only come on once in a while, but now it is every time the car is drive...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Surge, Misfire, Slight bucking 30-50 VIN: 1G6KD52YXT
Hello, Could use some help on this Cadillac. Seems like no one else is having the same problem by looking in the archives. In short the customer complains of a jerking sensation between 30- 50 MPH under light load. I am finally able to duplicate it on every t...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KFS496X
I have a Evap code p0440 come back after we repaced the gas cap. It took quite a long time of driving before it came back on. Visual inspection service port cap on snug, valve core snug. Followed Diagnosistic chart to find step #4 running service bay test my s... Trouble codes: P0440
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1986 Chevrolet Caprice 4.3L smoking computers
i need a prom for this vehicle 1986 chev caprice 4.3 v6 vin z.external prom id is hwn/[...].
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1987 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 6.2L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCJP32J4H
This step van belongs to a buddy of mine, when it came in it was low on power and had a few oil leaks. He's trying to get this thing in tip top shape so he can cater with it. Anyway, I started fixing the oil leaks (pan, rear main, and front seal. While the pan...
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1988 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.5L aldl scan
intermittent extended cranking aldl scan could not be performed screen showed connection error tried different scan tool same result . hard start can occur hot or cold scan is same hot or cold have tried key scan a & b post on aldl same result no codes wiring ...
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1G1YY2185J
Fellow Techs, thanks for for your help.With engine idling,warm & a/c on there is a very rough idle that feel like the engine is out of balance.With increases in rpm the roughness decreases.With the engine idling warm & a/c off it is much better though there i...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1440S
Cust has brought truck in for no start, checked fuel pressure 0 Psi,Replace fuel pump assy with delco unit and new strainer and filter. Truck is hard to start and after hold pedal to the floor truck starts and runs pig rich. Have replaced plugs and wires(oem) ...
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1995 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1GBEG25K1S
Hi This van looses its speedometer after a 200 mile drive. The speed falls to zero and the transmission goes to default. The vss sensor has been replaced twice. The speed buffer has been replaced. A search in the archives revealed a weakness in the pigtail so...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L TCC release switch VIN: 1G1JF52T2T
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for any help with this one. This Cavalier is mine and when you pull onto the freeway, in a short distance the check engine light comes on and stores a P1887(TCC release switch). I have looked on alldata at the bewildering ...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L stereo VIN: 2G1WX15K01
Hi all, I have thise MonteCarlo that came in for a battery draw, the battery will go dead if you let it sit for 1-2 days, I isolated the draw to the radio fuse, Mitchell shows 3 components on this fuse, the radio, the amp and a cd player remote playback device...
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GNDM19X33
We had two identical vehicles come in our shop last week. They both crank, but will not start. The security lights were both on, and a code P1626 was stored in memory. They would crank normal, and try to start but would not. We went out on Friday afternoon and...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Housing VIN: 1B4GP44R0T
This vehicle came into the shop with a broken transmission housing. I'm trying to locate a used transmission, but keep getting asked for the production date. It seems there was a production change on 6/5/95. Unfortunately, the L/F door has been replaced so the...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44ROW
check gas cap gas cap check out fine , can't find any leak in the evap system replace LDP pump because after repair line smoked and found pump was leaking to. code p0455 still comes up when mil lamp is on. help cause I am going crazy thanks Trouble codes: P0455
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Brake pads VIN: 1B4GP44G6Y
Hi everybody! I have a van here that is really bothering me. It came in with uneven wear on the front pads. The drivers side pads were much thinner than the pass. side. I replaced the calipers with Wagner thermo-quiet loaded units and replaced one rotor. After...
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1992 Ford F-700 5.9L Unknown VIN: 1FDXK74C4N
Customer would like to increase the highway speed. Currently, on highway the fastes it goes is 55mph. There seems to be no limiter on the throttle control. Please shed any lights to boost up this baby. Thanks
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP65L2T
pcm code indicates imrc are stuck open(1518).however,i can use the genisys scanner to test the circuit.i can command the runners to open and close and i can verify their movement visually.since movement happens,and i see there is no external missing or damaged... Trouble codes: 1518 (IMRC stuck open)
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L radiator VIN: 1FTEE14Y4T
on this particular van the radiator keeps blowing out at the top by the cap.we have replaced the cap as well. we have done all relevent tests and come up good. we suspect the head gasket is bad, but all relevent tests do not come up positive. the rads we are u...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U7V
the car came in needing a tune up in the worst way. the ses light had been on for 4 years. car has had complete tune up and vent and purge solenoids replaced. all lines have been blown through and are clear. what next??? customer is having doubts (do you all k... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap canister vent malfunction)
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L eatc climate VIN: 1FMDU35PZW
Greetings, My customer just acquired this AWD explorer with the eatc climate control. The vehicle came from his boss.The situation is either all cold or all hot climate control. I was informed this condition has occured from being new and was never solved. In...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6538X
hi ford techs this countour turns on the mil on the second ignition key cycle and fails the cam senor koer test. tested the cam sensor appears ok on wave form and is ohming 371 ohms. i will test at pcm . what types of test can i run to comfirm thats in the ver... Trouble codes: P0340
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1992 Geo Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ18UXN
This tracker came in as a no/start. It will run on carb spray. To make a long story short,I have no power to the injector. If I jump battery voltage to the pos side of the injector,it runs. According to the diagram,the ecm powers up and grounds the injector. I...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L front diff VIN: 1J4GZ5856V
three phase drown found a bultin about shims for trany at cross member and possible front drive shaft change. since the shims made it more pernounced we replaced the shaft. helped a little but did not fix.pulled diff cover back lash was pretty good but gear pa...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ5852W
This jeep came in as a no start. It cranks but i have no fuel pressure no spark and no injector pulse. Scanner wont communicate with ecm. And the volt gage reads 0 at all times. Everything else seems to be getting power. I have tested about as far as alldata w...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L will not run monitor VIN: KNDJA7231T
This Sportage runs fine, customer came in for California ASM smog test and failed for readiness status. The three continuous monitors are set, but will not run any of the other five available. Customer said the battery had been disconnected so I attempted run ...
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1992 Lexus SC300 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT8JZ31C8N
help me!!! -we are not lexus guys--we are ford guys who have nothing better to do today than look at the bosses lexus. are there any known pattern failures that are related to code 13 issues??? other than rpm signal description, we have no pp test to work wi... Trouble codes: 13 (rpm signal issue)
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1992 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L brake/abs light on all the time VIN: 4LNCM92E8N
We had worked on this vehicle about 1 month ago, replaced the abs hcu/master assy along with the left front speed sensor. The vehicle has returned with the abs and brake lights on all the time. When trying to pull codes using the NGS all we get is a high pitch...
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1989 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2225K
Now the car comes back, very hard to start, but once warmed up it runs good.I mean really hard to start, like a old car flooding, you have to feather the throttle and baby it till it clears out, like that. spark was good, injector had pulse with noid light,ok ...
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1989 Mazda B2600 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF4146K
Vehicle has a no start/no spark problem always. I haven't had any luck testing the system, because my schematics (mitchell and directly from Mazda are wrong). This truck has three wires into dist., two that go to computer from the dist., a two wire (Igniter?) ...
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1990 Mazda 626 2.2L No Start
To make a long story short, car towed in, no start found open in pick-up coil in dist. & also found injector driver shorted to other injector driver ???.. replaced ecm & distributor car fired & ran test drove 25 miles & parked. cust picked up car & 3 days late...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22E41
I need to program the inmobilizer system without having any other key programmed, so I need the the security code for this vehicle, I already tried in the local mazda dealer but say they can't because this specific car wasn't sold by them. The inmobilizer seri...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG 4.3L engine VIN: WDBHA33G3W
NEED IDEAS,I have a buzzing noise in the front of the engine.It sounds like maybe the oil pump chain is rubbing the front cover.there is a very slight buzzing throughout the car,and some very fine non ferris metal in oil.I've spent three full weeks on this car...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 4M2DV11W9P
Hello fellow techs, Villager cuts out @ 1800 rpm. Will do this at all times, in gear or not. Feels like someone is turning on and off the key. When rpm gets down to around 1300 it picks back up again. Idles smooth at anything less that 1800. Watching injector...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L OBD2 Readiness VIN: 4M2DV1114V
Does anyone know if the "Phantom" code P0325 that is basically in ALL Merc Villager 3.0 (Nissan) vans will stop ANY of the readiness test to run. I have repaired the initial problem with the check engine Light (EGR system) and the light does not come back on, ... Trouble codes: 325 (Knock Sensor Malfunction)
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1ZWFT61L3Y
When vehicle is cold runs fine no bucking. When reaches operating temp it starts to act up. All components checked out ok fuel pressure good ect.voltage good. May be cats but i did a back pressure test and showed 0 on the guage.
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44Y3S
Help!!! This Eclipse is driving me crazy. It has an intermittent stalling problem. It dies like the key is shut off. My boss was able to make it happen a few times by dropping the steering column to it's lowest point(where the primary driver has it). I have t...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L ingniton VIN: 1N4BU31D1R
you can drive this car for 50 miles or more and let sit for 15 or 20 minutes and it will not start. there is no fire as the car cools the fire will slowly come back until it starts and it will run until you kill it and let it set.there is an tsb in alldata abo...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5V
this vehicle keeps tripping these com link codes indicating no com link between ecm & tcm. After checking the wire fron Pin6 of the ecm to pin 45 of the tcm for a clean ckt I replaced the tcm. the codes still come back I later cut the wire and looked at the si... Trouble codes: P0600, P1605
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L power steering VIN: 1G2WJ12X6O
This vehicle came from another shop after they installed a rebuilt rack and pinion gear. The car now has power steering pump noise. The customer states this noise was not there before the rack was installed. We have tried installing two power steering pumps an...
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2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L traction control VIN: 2G2FV22G01
HELP, My hair is getting thin! The owner of this car said traction control was working fine, than one day he hit a brick in the road breaking the left front wheel. After that the actuator shut down the throttle and would not open it again. codes in system were...
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1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L wiring VIN: WP0AB296XL
Greetings, Can anyone give me the exact location of splice #8 in the wiring harness on this Porsche? Alldata wiring diagrams give me everything but the splice locations. Thanks in advance.
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1994 Porsche 911 RS America 3.6L Convertible top VIN: WPOZZZ99ZR
Dear Friends, I changed the clutch kit and the warnig light top in the dash is on!! The convertible top don´t work , the fuse 13 ,electric motor is ok. I need the wiring conv. top diagram. There are any ground in the engine compartment?? Thanks a lot
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Power steering VIN: WP0CA2986Y
This Boxster exhibits minor p/s pump noise at all times, especially when cold. I've got very little info on the Boxster and the nearest Porsche dealer is no help at all. I checked the fluid level and it was absolutely perfect. Went ahead and replaced it with f...
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1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L 2-3up sft 3-2dwn sft VIN: 1G8ZK5279W
I have searched the archives and found some similar problems but not quite the same as this one, so I'm asking for some assistance,please.Automatic transmissions are not my area of expertise. The vehicle came in with a no 3rd gear code(p0733)I cleared code and...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R2Y
I have a current Genisis Scanner but it does not have and evap tests for this car, I think the problem may be the vent solenoid but not sure what to look at on this or how I can test this solenoid since my scanner dosen't test this. Gas cap was tight and appe... Trouble codes: P455
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6351X
This car runs rich, has excessively high fuel consumption (10 – 12 mpg), and has a sulfur smell from the exhaust. The tailpipe is sooty black as is the liftgate. The car presented with misfire (P0302), knock sensor (P0325), and front oxygen sensor (P0130) code... Trouble codes: P0130
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1984 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Stall, FLOODS VIN: JT4RN55D5E
send the carburetor to local rebuilders and same thing after rebuilt. tried different rebuilt carburetor and same thing. runs good and emission reading are good but when it act up carburtor floods and kills motor.
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Oiling system VIN: JT4RN01PXK
Hello Toyota guys- (or gals). This truck has an aftermarket mechanical oil pressure guage. So, I really believe it has low pressure, especially because the owner says the engine is "noisy" on the freeway, and oil press. is low. My question is, are there any co...
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2VK13E1P
Need a little help with this one. A little history on this vehicle: head gaskets replaced, water pump replaced, radiator replaced, thermostat replaced, all by a shop other than mine. Heads were crack checked. Vehicle left the other shop after above repairs and...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L compressor does not engage VIN: 4T1SK12E9P
Fellow techs, I have a real hair puller here, or at least it has been for me so far. Vehicle was purchased at auction by a local car sales lot and sent to me to make all necessary repairs before selling. I found that the cooling fans had been jury rigged resul...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1BG22K8W
Customer complained of hard starting and poor idle especially on first a.m. start. Verified this and checked for dtc's. None found. Vehicle requires half a pedal of gas when first starting and will die if the rpm's are not kept above 1500. After 1 1/2-2 minute...
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L fuel gauge VIN: JT3HP10V3X
Hello Toyo Techs, I have this Rav that the fuel gauge never goes below 3/4 full. The customer will put 300 miles on the tank and the low fuel light does come on but the gauge still reads 3/4 full. I checked the sending unit under the rear ds seat and it went f...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1232Y
This code will not reset for a day or two. We roadtest several times after repair and clearing, no prob. Two days later back on, then may go off, but stays in mem. Cus drives hi-way to work, hard to get good discription, but mat be on ramp related(accell?). My... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 2T1CF22PXY
Greetings Fellow Techs, Car was towed in; started then died. Acted like it was flooding-very difficult to keep running, if at all. Seemed to start and rev up better (w/foot on gas)while ignition key was in start position. Alot of popping and backfiring as you ...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWSA81H0W
this vehicle will normally run perfect when here.college student has had car stall twice in last two months but vehicle will usually restart. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63BOX
Customer brought this car in stating that MIL is on and running poorly. Road test verified this, has slight miss-fire and some detonation under load. Hooked VAG 1552 up and found 14 DTC's, a couple "random miss-fires,caused by fuel level to low", "fuel level t...
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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L abs VIN: JH4KA8260R
I thought I already closed this, But I'll try again. Could not find trouble code wire. Replaced damaged left front abs wheel sensor. All ok. Thanks for the help.
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L ABS module, brake light VIN: WAUBA24B8X
Due to the high cost of the proposed repairs, the customer has taken the car without having it fixed. All replies agreed that the ABS control unit is bad. The red brake warning light is supposed to be lit when the ABS light is activated. Lack of the ability to...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L p730 VIN: 1G4HP54K6Y
Thanks to all for helpful information. Code P730 is a gear ratio fault. Gear ratio on the scan tool would go up to 1.08 and set the code with specs of .95 to 1.05 in 3rd gear. Gear ratio is calculated with input speed sensor & output speed sensor information. ...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC6KD54Y4
Thanx for the replies! I fixed it by following the relearn procedure exactly! #1 make sure the battery is fully charged and no battery charger is hooked up during this operation. #2 cycle key on for 10 min.,key off for 10 sec.Doing this for 4 consecutive... Trouble codes: P1631, B2750.
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1992 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L popping in intake VIN: 1GBJC34N9N
Thanks for are the help.I have not seen a worn cam only act up on the road.the cam was not totally wiped but in bad shape.thanks agian for all the replies. gary [...]
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29U5X
Thanks too all who replied on this post,all the intell. from this sight is unblevable the best tool on my box!! thanks to Anthony [...] and J.J-Wisconsin you two had the fix., even after pulling the fuel rail and checking spray pattern and thinking all was good.... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L istrument cluster VIN: 3GNFK16T0Y
Thanks to all that answered our problem. Most of you where right on the money about a ground issue. We found the ground at the left rear of engine block had only three strands of wire between the harness and eyelet..Could not handle the electrical load...again...
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L moves VIN: 1B7MF36C2R
Hello to all, I recieved many different responses to this and while I am posting a fix, the jury is still out. Most were about frame cracking or flexing. My suspicions follow this line of response but we could find no cracks anywhere so maybe flex. We had do...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1BFL26G15W
ed and glui1 got me headed in the right direction after engine ran for a least a hour in the shop i started pulling on the wiring harrness and engine stubbled once and could not get it to do it again but scanner showed 27 again, so i cut the injector wires ran... Trouble codes: 27 (fuel injector control problem).
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Accessories VIN: 2B4FP2532X
Hi guys. Most of you replied that the dash is the problem and will shut the BUS paths so that the scanner will not communicate with modules. So I put a used dash in this car and the problem is solved.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3B7XF26781
problem was with coil had a hair line crack in bottom thank you
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTJE34HXJ
thanks for all the replies. after checking all of the suggestions i ended up replacing the ecm runs much better now thank you bill
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L temperatrure gauge too high reading VIN: 1FDKE30G8J
we replaced the sender unit with a ford unit still had the high reading checked again with the infared gun the vechile was reading 195 degrees on the gun but showed high on gauge . talked with ford dealer they ind that some heavy duty motor homes may have come...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMFU18L1V
I received alot of replies suggesting a cyl leakdown test. The customer needed veh. back for 2 weeks and I had borrowed leakdown tester & when customer returned I had the same #7 missfire code but the veh no longer has a miss. I cleared the code and took an ex... Trouble codes: P0307 (Cyl 7 missfire).
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L cylinder head VIN: 1FTNF21LNU
Thanks for all the respondes for my question it was a spilt desion on wich way to go on lifting the body or doing it in the old way But I also got inforamation on a retheading tool leslie 65900 it worked very well. ford doesnot reccommed this repair. we felt i...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F1X
the ground in the engine was missing and the o2 sensor was giving bad readings.also a vaccum hose from the fuel presure regulator was leaking.hooked up the scanner again to erase codes and done. thanks a lot guys¡ Trouble codes: P1127 (fuel trim rich under load).
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L line pressure VIN: 4S2CK58W6X
One nember suggested cleaning the valve body and replacing the screens when replacing the force motor. Another member suggested the possibility of a TPS out of range. The customer failed to approve repairs at this time hoping he could discover a pattern to the...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L dash illumination VIN: SAJHN1249W
We eventually got this vehicle back, removal of the bulbs is easy enough, you just have to be very careful in the removal of trim panels, thanks for the help. Brian.
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L tcm VIN: SAJEA51D42
thanks for the replies. this jag had burnt trans fluid, shifter j-gate out of adjustment, and a defective battery. i flushed all the fluid with synthetic, adjusted the j-gate, replaced the battery, and cleared any trans codes by disconnecting the harness from ...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L ABS Pump VIN: 1J4GZ58Y4R
Curtis from Michigan really got me on the right track in fixing this one. The right rear wheel speed sensor was dropping out at low speed causing the ABS to acctivate. I had replaced this sensor once and the system worked well for about 10 miles of stop and go...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4GX48S11
seems that there is a problem with the sensor and solenoid, appears to be a comon fault. we pulled pan for a look, all connections tight, no debris in pan, renewed fluid, cleared code. transmission road tested good for us. code was set with trans temperature a...
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1988 Land Rover Range Rover 40th Anniversary Edition 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SALHV1145J
Had 10 replies and I thank you all for responding. I belive the ignition moduale is the problem but customer chose to take car and play with it himself. Not a heartbreak to me. Did make sure exhaust wasn't plugged. If I hear back from him on fix I will pass ...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Starting VIN: JTJGF10U51
I waited on closing this post until I had the answer.As it turns out I shipped the vehicle off to the dealer because after exstensive testing I couldn't get this thing fixed.Customer came back a week and a half later and reported that mice had built a nest ove...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL 6.0L asr VIN: WDBGA57E1N
thanks for all the replies. Turns out the nuetral safety switch was bad. replaced with a brand new unit and bam, problem solved. thanks again for the help!
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L auto transmission VIN: 1MELM6533T
Well Mr Randy [...] from Penn. was exactly right! I replaced the vss and all is just perfect!! MANY thanks...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1MELM50U4V
Thanks All for the replies, Voltage at pump was well within spec. I Did remove the left inner fender to see if I had any corrosion problems (Which I did not), but I was curious to see this future problem spot that Fred had mentioned, It was full of moisture, b...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L caliper VIN: 4M2XV11T7X
Replace the master cylinder and valve and the problem went away, Thanks to all who replied TED
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1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Pressure control VIN: 4N2DN11W2S
Hi group. Finally this vehicle is fixed. The converter feed pressure was combined with high clutch in the input shaft seals. Therefore, always the high clutch was actived. This seals were resized because the pump body was good and the new seals of the repar ki...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA21D2W
The fix was the exhust was clogged. No one had any idea. thanks anyhow.
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Starter VIN: 1G3GS64C41
We were able to nail the problem down this morning. With a test light on the purple solenoid command circuit we were able to confirm the scan data was correct and the starter was getting the command but not responding! The starter will be replaced tomorrow. Th...
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1986 Other European 328 GTS 3200CC Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFXA20A0G0
although this car has not yet returned, the posts I received may help someone in future and thanks for the responces. Brian
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G2JB1240T
After many days of driving an waiting to test,found pcm problem with ground.Replaced pcm and flashed has been good so far.
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1G2NE12T7M
had to send to dealer to reprogram cluster. after reprogramming, dealer tech had trouble then did long relearn and car started.
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G2JD12T9T
The customer never came back but most of you wrote that a plugged heater core is the commmon problem. Since there is no sufficient flow through it and the coolant temp sensor is near the inlet, it will make the temp flactuate
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2JB1244Y
Greetings everyone, The vehicle is fixed,thanks again to John Thorton at Protec. After testing crank sensor,with lab scope,I performed power and ground integrity to module.Vehicle had B+ and good ground unplugged,but when plugged in lost B+.Customer had instal...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L battery VIN: 1G2HX54K8Y
Hello everyone. After leaving the meter on overnight and unhooking one module at a time, it turned out that the RIM Module was not going to sleep at times. This was an intermitten problem, so it was tough pin-pointing it. Only able to work on it on weekends. T...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Lighting VIN: 1G2NV52E82
Gooday Gentlemen, Well I recieved 9 replies stating that GM had trouble since 2000 with these switches--including the T/S switch. I contacted the Customer who is under lease and She has decided to return the car as is( She talked with Her Lease Agent and was t...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L engine VIN: WPOAA2946J
Thanks for all the replys, but no one hit it. I just happened to have another 944s in the shop and was able to compare. I found that the water pump pulley was sitting 2mm out farther than it should.(31mm, the other measured 29mm) The part was manufactured inco...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L using oil, smoking VIN: WPOCA2988W
Hello all. This Boxster appears to be repaired. Randy [...] all suggested checking the breather valve & oil seperator. The breather assembly on top of engine had a blown diaphram, this caused oil to be pulled ...
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1986 Subaru GL 1.6L Pre-detonation VIN: JF2AF53B6G
Well all, this problem has disappeared on its own just as quickly as it appeared, so I have no real information to share, and decided to close the request in case the problem does not reappear. Perhaps it was indeed low grade fuel, although I still cannot beli...
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