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1993 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7676P
occasional crank no start
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L heater temp VIN: WAUGC84A8V
Hi to all, and thanks for reading this. Audi came in with very low heater oulet temp. Checked and replaced thermostat. That raised operating temp from 160F to 180. No change in heater output. Heater hoses are @ 120F on top hose and @ 80 on lower hose w/heater ...
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1998 Audi A6 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUZZZ4B2W
hi anyone seen this customer complains of non start & flat battery prior to vacation. after two weeks holiday calls garage to attend car. attempt to start - engine turns over at 10000 rpm - sounds like cam belt snapped - towed back to workshop. check belt - no...
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1987 BMW 325i 2.5L timing belt VIN: WBABB2304H
Hi Guy's BMW is not my forte' but I took on this project for an old friend. Is this engine and interference engine, will I dammage by spinning it over, or is the valves already damaged by the belt braking. Is it worth my time in cranking it over with a new bel...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, idle to high VIN: 1G6KD52BOR
hi thanks in advanced for any help i have a 1994 cadillac sedan devile with po85 code i have removed throttle body and cleaned all passage ways and bores readjusted tps someone had previously adjusted idle base screw i also lowerd idle to spec and to o% thrott... Trouble codes: P0085
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1988 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCFK24K3J
I am having problems setting timming on this rebuilt acdeco rebuilt eng . After instal found when timming was set to spec (0 deg tan/black disconected) caused code 43, low vac (14" at 2500 ft), poor power and hesitation. Re checked dampener marks with piston a... Trouble codes: 43 (esc sensor error)
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1989 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.8L Mil Lite on VIN: 1GJF11WXK7
Hello Techs I have a 1989 Chevy Caveler it belongs to my Landlord. I am trying to do him a favor and repair this for him. He said Check eng light came on all the sudden he was having no drivability problems.I ck for codes found Code 43 my book says it a Knock ... Trouble codes: 43 (My manual says it a Knock sensor code)
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1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEC19K1K
Have this pickup that has been all over town and no one has been able to fix it. it recently had engine rebuilt as well as transmission replaced several weeks ago. the original customer complaint was that the idle is high and intermitently while slowing to a s... Trouble codes: 24 (vss circuit problem), 43 (esc circuit), 45 (system rich)
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L speedo VIN: 2G1WL54T4L
Car was brought in with no speedo signal output on dash.. Test drove with scanner to look at vss signal input and found no problem. Brought back into shop and checked square wave output from ecm and yes i do have a signal but only .50 volts . Checked all power...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire, shutter on accel VIN: 1GNDT13W8P
Hello all, This vehicle has a miss (shudder) on accel in gear. The plugs & wires all look ok on the scope both at idle & under in gear load test. Removeal & visual checks show #3 plug has some black on the insulator. All other plugs still look new. #3 cyl show...
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1993 Chevrolet Top Kick 366CID exhaust leaks VIN: 1GDJ6H1P8P
1993 gmc topkick 6 wheeler...like a u haul truck. Replaced one exhaust manifold w/new gasket. Both sides continue to leak. No matter how many times you tighten bolts or replace gaskets. Any suggestions ? 2 gaskets ? Head warped ? Anybody had this problem befor...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5246V
Hello to all and merry christmas. I have a real problem child here I will try to be short. I inhereted this vehicle from another tech in the shop. Car came in running as if the exhaust was plugged,loading up no acceleration and sometimes not starting unless ho... Trouble codes: P0341, P0335, P0300
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Stall
Hi all, For the first time ever I'm about to quit on a vehicle. This Jimmy came to me with an intermittent stall at idle. It stalls only in closed loop, for no apparent reason. It stalls like you turned the key off. Crank sensor appears normal with a good...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L solenoids for door locks VIN: 1GNDM19W4Y
This is a strange one: the solenoids actually get slower and slower every time you press any of the switches. They get down to a slight wiggle when they get to this condition. If I wait a couple of minutes, they seem to revive and work (at least the ones that ...
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1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L steering solenoid VIN: 2C3HC56F7T
no power assist when stationary or moving about 2-5 mph. seems ok at 55 mph but when deceling to make a 90 degree turn assist is poor. alldata, identifix & archives have little information on this speed proportional system. the module is getting 12 volts, has ...
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L downshift, code 41 VIN: 1B4GH44R2N
Ok. this 1 was dumped in my lap by the boss. Truck has been to Chrysler twice. See related repair history. What happens is on occassion, when the van is coming to a stop, and downshifting into 1st gear, or the van is sitting in gear (1st but drive or od select...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2B46P44GXW
This van came in with a dead miss @ idle, located misfire cylinger #6, plugs were okay, but very old, so replaced all plugs, but misfire remained. Have done all above test normally done & still found nothing unusual, check for vac leaks & injector pulse, all O...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: B5WB35Z0YK
Only customer complaint is ck engine light is on. The only code that is has is P0505, which is a IAC circuit problem. Has no idle problems. I can use the DRB III to control the IAC valve. Ckd TSB's and IATN. Performed the flow chart for P0505, cking for shorts... Trouble codes: P0505
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2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Cooling system / Radiator
This vehicle drives fine at all speeds, no misfire, runs at normal temp in town. Drive on the highway 6 miles and it runs at normal reading on gauge at 75 mph for 5 miles, at mile 6 it gets hot. Pull over and turn on heater, engine cools to normal range on gau...
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1986 Ford Mustang LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP2737G
I've been fighting this thing for 2 weeks now and don't know what else to do to it. The problem is that it won't pass smog. The engine seems to go into open loop at idle. Off idle the system takes over and adjusts the injectors, I get a nice sine wave patern f... Trouble codes: 31 (epv out of rangeand was replaced)
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FACP44M3M
Hi all, need help with a no start mustang. Vehicle towed in died on road 3 miles after adding a few dollars of gas. (customer stated that a couple times in the past the car had stalled but restarted after fueling). Checked codes, no history or koeo, cant do k...
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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Front auto-locking hubs VIN: 1FMDV34X9R
Hi Techs, Have a semi-urgent one here due to snow on the ground. I'm trying to help my father-in-law out with his Explorer. He had put new front pads on and repacked the wheel bearings while he was there. This was several weeks ago. Well he just used 4WD for ...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A2S
Hey guys, Iatn is new to me this is my first time asking for help on Iatn, so hopefully I do this right. On this truck this will be the 2nd 30 amp maxi fuse for the pcm pwer that I have replaced over the last 2 months. When I put the fuse in the car runs fine...
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1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP54P3S
Car towed in nostart. Next am. started then drove it all ok . After hot soak would not start when it cooled then it started Scaned no codes also checked for crank signal on scope good pattern. Has 41psi. fuel pressure when it is in no start it has no spark .So...
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1995 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cam dowel pin VIN: 1ZVLT22BOS
Hi folks, Heres my problem. Vehicle came in on a hook. Died in flight. Tried to start, noticed that it sounded like a broken timing belt. Lined up balancer timing mark at tdc and took dist. cap off, rotor was not pointing at #1 cyl.. Ok then broken belt right....
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L front brakes VIN: 1FDLE40S9V
this motor home is makeing a squeeling noise when braking I have replaced pads and rotors, shims. I was wondering if I shoulod have used a set of quiet stop pads I don't see anything wrong with the rotors or the pads that should cause a noise. thanks for your ...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L speedo VIN: 1FTZX18W4W
I am still working on this truck, the engine runs great, but it also came in with no speedo, for who knows how long. But the current owner would like to have one. Had a vss for this truck so tried it, but didn't work. But it has what appears to be a speed sens...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FAFP42X4W
car came in with no wipers ran the test that mithell gave me and found that the module was bad i replaced the module and the where no problems car came back the next day and said he had no wipers and had smelled something burn i found that the module had short...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FM7A5140W
Extreme difficulty diagnosing this problem. Van was driven home to owners garage, running fine. Went to start it the next morning and no start. Cranks over fine, good compression on all cylinders, so quite likely no skipped or broken timing chain. It has exce...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1131X
Greetings, fellow magicians. 3rd batter up against this 99 ZX2, VCT engine sporting a P1506 Idle overspeed error. Local lube place read codes & installed Ford PCV valve. Car then went to Ford dealer & was diagnosed as IAC & injector harness bad. Comes to me wi... Trouble codes: P1506 (idle overspeed error)
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZX0728Y
This 4.2 liter F-150 won't start and no codes present.It acts as if the timing were way off. It drags while cranking as if starter were worn out. Scanner shows an injector pulse width of 151 ms while cranking. It backfires intermittently but never starts. All ...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L temp gauge VIN: 1FTYR10DX1
Hi Y'all The complaint is that the temp gauge does not work. It actully reads less than cold. According to the wiring diagram this truck uses the same temp sensor for the gauge as it does for the engine computer. The truck runs fine. I checked the sensor read...
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 3FAFP13P41
This vehicle has the fully electronic transmission (no TV cable). It has always shifted very smoothly until last week. Now it has a very harsh 1-2 upshift until the transmission is hot, about 15 minutes of driving. Everywhere and everyone I have checked with l...
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2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FALP54P3S
Towed car in no start had dead battery. Next am. car started, then after hot soak would not start no spark .Had fuel 41 psi.but this drops right after key is let go.this car had a new water pump installed last week .Crank sensor scope check is normal. any ifo ...
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTCS1444X
truck came in with a hesitation and MIL illuminated. checked plugs, were good old bosch platnum +2. number one took some threads out with it, so we replaced all the plugs and fixed the #1 plug hole. Put back together and still missed. found the injector for #1... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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2003 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L none VIN: 1GTGG25U03
van came in with abs & brake light on,checked abs system for codes and i found a c0550 code. i cannot find any information on this code. i have tested all wheel sensors and checked brake lights,and all fuse.if anybody have any information on this code please h...
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Transmission VIN: 1GKDS13S83
Hopefully I can get pointed in the right direction When vehicle is driven, The ABS lamp will illuminate & the transmission will default into 2nd gear & stay there ??? intermitantly If anybody has any ideas ??? THANK YOU JOE
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1986 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGBA7439G
Good morning group. I have an 86 carbureted accord that was towed in for an intermittant stalling and would not restart until it cooled off. After several test drives and checks we determined that it was running out of fuel. While checking it was determined th...
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L brake lamp VIN: JHMBA4144K
hi group vehicle has unit in dash to tell you when brake light is out or door is ajar etc, brake lamp part of system always on and brake lights funcyioning properly, pulled unit out of dash verified power on yellow wire ok, good ground, wht/grn wire when apply...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pump motor VIN: 1HGCD5656T
Original problem was ABS light on codes was pump motor . Test showed pump would not run even with jumper wires. Used unit installed and attemted to bleed. After 40 ABS light comes on. code 1 pump motor over run. Pump does now run but apperantly does not pressu...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L srs light stays on VIN: JHLRD78802
this vehicle was in an accident prior to the current owner having the vehicle he bought this as a salvage vehicle. the srs light stays on, while the passenger side light goes off on the dash indicator. i jumped the #9 and the #14 pins in the dtc connector and ...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L door locks VIN: 1J4GZ78S7P
The power door locks will not operate from either door, but will unlock fine. Ran the Jeep self diagnostic test on alarm module and it respondes to the switch locking. Found no broken wires in the doors. Lock relay does not activate either. HELP!!!
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L no power
i am hoping someone has run into this problem, car has no power maybe get it up to 30mph here is what i checked : fuel pressure was good at 45 psi-replaced fuel filter. removed timing covers to check timing marks all were good, tried a good mass air flow meter...
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1989 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNCM9844K
Hi all. We've got a continental here with an ignition problem. The vehicle runs terrible cold. It gets better warm but still not right. While car is hooked up to Sun machine the ignition pattern resembles a bad cap. It looks like it is cross firing. When the s... Trouble codes: 14 (PIP Circuit Failure), 41 (O2 Not Switching)
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM82W6S
car was towed in for no start upon arrival car started right up. Have had car for 2 weeks now starting it every couple days, starts right up. Customer did check and there was fuel pressure when it did not start. any ideas? Thanks in advance
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Valve Train Noise VIN: 1YVGF22DXX
Greetings To All From Southeast Missouri! Another shop sent us this car for valve train noise. The noise is coming from the rear cylinder head. The noise sounds like excessive clearance between the cam and the lifter ( has the style of lifter that sits on top...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Wiper Gearbox VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Noise is swoosh-swoosh rubbing sound from wiper gear box. Disassembled gear box and reassembled lubing all parts, except we were unable to disassembled the plastic gear/shaft that is in charge of moving wiper arm in and out. Noise has changed after disassembly...
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1980 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: HS13022899
Vehicle came in with a number 5 faulty injector. Replaced the injector and the next day the vehicle returned not able to keep idle or acceleration at all. Vehicle came in after the engine rebuild and harness repair were done. Prior to the engine rebuild, evid...
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1985 Other European 3500 3.5L ignition
Owner states vehicle was running and being used on a regular basis. Failed to crank and battery was replaced (Wal-Mart battery replaced by owner). Engine will crank and start but will not run in run position although voltage is present at coil and fuel press i...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L starter VIN: 1G2HZ52L6P
Help!! my batting average is falling fast with this intermittent problem! this 93 bonneville SSE will about once every 2 days fail to crank over- we verified that when this occurs,we get no power to the neutral switch on the transmission- the security light on...
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2JB1241W
Thanks for your time. This one is wierd, replaced head gasket & now vehicle does not get hot. Idleing the hottest i've gotten it is 185 deg. F. & it has heat, as it is driven down the highway the temp. keeps droping & looses heat. The cooling fan came on at 18...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L abs light & brake light VIN: 1G2HX54K4Y
This Pontiac intermitently turns on red brake light & anti lock at same time. While driving they will go on and off. Abs system has 10 different codes in it. Cleared and all came back . 1245,1248,1251,1263,1264,1265, 1267, 1268, & more. Codes point to solenoid...
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1992 Suzuki Sidekick JLX 1.6L No Start VIN: JS3TDO2V5N
Hi All: Had this Suzuki towed in with a no start condition last week. Upon visual inspection I noted that it apparently had not had an ignition tune up in 200,000 plus kilometers. I replaced plugs, cap, rotor, and wires as they were all severely degraded. Atte...
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1985 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L bog VIN: JT4RN66S7F
Hi guys need help from the toyota techs,check wiring to knock sensor no short to ground or open. signal look ok.Replced knock sensor. MIL returns after reving two to three times. I will check ignition next I,m assuming that the pcm is checking opens and shorts... Trouble codes: 12 (knock sensor)
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1987 Toyota Supra 3.0L P/S pump
This car came in with a leaky pump and high pressure line. I ordered up a pump reseal kit from Toyota and purchases an aftermarket high pressure line. After changing the line and resealing the pump, I have absolutely no pressure at all in the pump. Now for the...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4T1VK12W8P
Camry V6, when cold, will fall flat on its face. Seems OK warmed up, runs good. We can reproduce it by power braking in shop. It will bog way down and fire back through intake. Weve ruled out ignition and fuel supply. We never lose pressure or volume when pro...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L 4 WD system VIN: JT3HN87R0Y
This vehicle will engage 4wd, but will not disengage. Schematic not helpful in understanding operation of all position switches, so 4wd is deactivated. No power from 4wd ecu when 4wd switched to "off" ECU swapped with known good unit, no change. Both the diffe...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WVWEE83A1T
This VW is stumping me.It runs horribly rich.When it came in I noticed that the Crankcase breather assy. was broken off and dangling so I advised the customer that I would have to start with this repair.It did not fix the driveability problem. I think that the... Trouble codes: P0133, P0440, P0103
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Engine VIN: WV2MH470XY
This van has a very loud noise coming from the engine, sounds like a bad timing chain, tensioner or guide. I am aware of the noise problems on VR6 jettas from the tuning valve in the intake, but the intake is different on the eurovan and I don't see any place ...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L brake calipers VIN: 3VWCP21C82
Hello fellow techs, This car belongs to my next door neighbor. She came to my home tonight and asked me to take a look at her brakes because she barely made it home from a short local trip. All four calipers and rotors were very hot and burned brake smell was...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD68D2Y
thank you to all who replied.fixing the air pump hose that was melted on the end in the diveter valve and the diverter valve itself[even though it seemed to work ok,and wasn't leaking at the time]took care of codes p1457,p1131,p1460,p1461.on code p1476 [ldp sy... Trouble codes: P1457, P1476, P1113, P1131, P1460, P1461.
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBABK832XV
Well, the replies for this one were one of three problems. Alot of you stated that the immobilizer and key were real issues with these. I must slap myself on the ass for forgetting to mention that my scanner (which is european capable), would not communicate n...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAFB3343Y
Thanks to those that gave their input; especially to Dave from CA who called confirming what I already suspected: it can't be done. Several knowledgable master techs disagree as to when a used DME can be aligned to an EWS. It seems to me that the break occured...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L headlamps,brakelamps VIN: WBAGH83461
Steve from New Jersey & Erik from Texas gave the winning advice although the other respondants were very helpful.We repaced the light control module(water intrusion) & brought to our friend Alan Anake of Bridgewater Motor Works for recoding.The car is equipped...
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1991 Buick Century Custom 3.3L heater VIN: 1G4HAH54N4
thanks for all the help replies i replaced the stat no 3 dont forget everyone new is not always good parts are not like they used to be a easy job turned out to be a headache thanks again
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2000 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Cuts out, VIN: 1G4CU5212Y
Problem is so intermittent that we have not been able to duplicate. Received 1 help request about yaw rate but it showed good & vehicle would not act up to see if any difference when problem occurs. Thank you for help, will repost if problem occurs often enoug... Trouble codes: U1040 (Loss of comm. ECM), U1088 (Loss of SIR comm IPC), C1281 (VSES sensors uncorrelated).
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1990 Cadillac Seville 4.5L Misfire VIN: 1G6KS5334L
Don't you just love it when a part that you just replaced is defective. After numerous test drives, found one of the new injectors we just replaced with only 2.3 ohms. We replaced that injector and guess what. The miss was still there. Craig, Paul and Ray ment...
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L MIL Lamp on, CODE 36 VIN: 1G1YY2185J
the relays did fix the problem, i replaced both of them and all was well. thank you Trouble codes: 36 (maf burn off).
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1FP23E5M
You guys are the bomb! Thank you Chris [...]. You hit it right on the head. The whole problem was in the VATS system.Where we really got led astray was in GMs own pinpoint tests. Nothing about looking for the security light to... Trouble codes: 53 (vehicle anti theft system circuit).
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1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hydraulics VIN: 1GCCS14Z0M
Thank you for all your replies. 1.) Bad parts 2.) Too much slave throw via flywheel clearence 3.) Excessive engine thrust bearing 4.) Heat Had varified all, less flywheel, as did not believe this little difference would cause this hydraulic failure without...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cooling system VIN: 1GCEK19K4R
Thanks again guys. Your thoughts and advice sent me in the right direction once again. As suggested by Sherman, Paul, Dale, Gary, Ryan and Roger, the oil cooler was the cracked, leaking into the radiator. Dale's comment that accurate pressure testing by the ra...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L turn singal flasher VIN: 1GNDT13W5W
thanks to all of you that replied! i reviewed the wiring diag. & seen just about everything went to the multi function switch so i took 1 wire at a time out of the connector. after removing 1 of the left side turn signal wires the flasher stoped clicking! ther...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L radio/lighting VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
The responses I received said to look for shorted speaker wires for the lack of output from the radio. We had a real bizzare one here. Three separate problems - 1)4 wires installed incorrectly in 16 way connector in left kick panel(colors not matched up), 2) w...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
Unfortunately the problem is not repaired. thanks to all who replied and tried to help us with this problem child. Anyway, We really had a lot of good responses but only 2 we had not already attempted. The first was a Delco Distributor. We removed the old one ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Misfire VIN: 2GCE19V9X1
Thanks for all the suggestions found the problem to be a bad oxygen sensor and oxygen sensor vehicle harness connector. What was happening was when the ing. key was turn on engine off the pass. side up stream 02 sensor was reading 1107mV while the rest of the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire).
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZG1WF55E4Y
The prob. on po401 EGR code was stoped up passage in intake. In order to see prob. and clean it was nessary to remove T. body. With body off it was easy to see carbon, not so easy to clean. Maybe some out their have better tool of method, but what I did was ma... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L alley lights VIN: 1GNEK13VX2
Thanks for the quick responses. H steve Lee gave me the code 3 web address, Jim [...] sent me web info for galls, a company that works with emergency equipment. After reading jim's explanation...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.4L wss code VIN: 1G1JH52F32
1 reply was to blow ot connectors for abs Actual fix removed connectors C-313 near fuel tank and clean check connection C-200 by firewall inside of car Remove C-100 connector below the ar box to remove moisture. I also had to remove the plastic barrier on fema...
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L buushings VIN: 2C3HD56F3V
thanks for the help found out that the piece the dealer sent me is a cut out of the frame . evryone said to torch the nut and weld another . so what i tryed first was to heat the nut cherry red grab with vicegrips. and both came out worked great. thanks agian
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L voltage regulator VIN: 1C4GP64L7W
Thanks for the help.Several people said to ck.the grounds. One person told us to ck.all the wiring.We ck. for shorted fields in alt & replaced pcm.The vehicle charged fine for abotu 15 minutes, then went to overcharging again.It turns out the positive cable ha...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HA16Z62
Well this one is fixed. It started up this morning so I knew it wasn't from the cold weather. I then sprayed water on the coil as Trent from Wisconsin suggested and it won't start. Replaced the coil, sprayed water on it and it started right up. Thanks to every... Trouble codes: P1491.
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y7L
Hi to all who took the time to read my post and to John,Chris, Danny, and Bob. I'm sorry that I did'nt post my fix sooner, but I got into cars because I like to make things better,with this ford I'm not sure yet,I'm calling it a fix for it ran fine and I have'...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15N2N
after using a break out box to check wiring and individually checking each sensor and solenoid and only finding the wires on the tps bare for about 3 inches i replaced the eca and tps and so far all is well thanks for all the help
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1994 Ford Probe 2.0L water pump belt VIN: 1ZVLT20A8R
Thanks to those who responded. We think we got the problem fixed. There was a tsb from ford that talked about an updated water pump pulley, but we found out that was for the V6 engine.Anyway upon close inspection it looked like the alternator was slightly tilt...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMDU34X5R
well this ford is fixed,I cant explain the fact that it has only 25 psi for fuel pressure even with a new pump and filter.Paul from jeepstr was the one who had a similar problem on a 94. It turned out to be the pcm.like his now this truck runs perfect even wit...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEE11L7V
Thanks to everyone for the help, sorry for the long delay. Customer finally got tired of it & brought it back. As most of you suggested it was the Idle Air Control motor. The temp. readings did not effect anything. Again thank you all very much.
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L9T
thanks to all that replied we did find a small vacuum leak at the pcv hose but we are not sure that it caused the problem . this vehicle has very high mileage { 284,000.0 } and was checked for just about everything engine compression was alittle low about 140 ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171.
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FAFP55S9Y
Hello I am not certain if we have this problem conquered or not at this point; I have to close this request due to time expiring. We just replaced the crankshaft sensor this week and the car is running fine so far, but the problem has been too intermittent t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected).
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L On Board Modules VIN: 2FTZA54422
I'm going to close this, I appologize for the long explanation, but the facts/information bear reading. First, TSB Article No. 02-13-9 ELECTRICAL--BATTERY DRAIN DIAGNOSIS--SERVICE TIPS was faxed to me, no name on it, thankyou. I followed the TSB, including the...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13W5X
Thanks for the help guys, especially Len who put alot of time into explaining the system. I did some more testing on inputs and outputs and found there was always 5 volts going out of the TCCM on both wires going to the encoder motor. Pulled these wires from t...
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2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L On Star VIN: 1GKEK13Z43
I am sorry to report the customer has not returned for repairs. He has been phoned and will bring it in for the problem next oil change. When that happens I'll let you know. Thanks to those who took the tme to respond and I will use the information when he com...
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1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMED6358J
The only value I found to be questionable was TPS voltage which was just .6 to .7v. A e-mail and information taken from a traning article indicate it should have been approx. .45-5v. Given the price of a throttle assembly and the value of this car they decline...
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L engine VIN: JHMBA4172M
still not fixed. it won't happen in the shop or long enough to figure out. thanks for the help. there is no discoloration in the dist. changed the belts and the noise is the same.
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L shifting VIN: 1HGCB7276N
Thanks for all of the replys. It was as i suspected and most of you confirmed. The trans ecu was bad. Upon a little closer inspection i found 2 burned capaciters. We had the unit remaned and all is well. Thanks again for all the replys.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGCD56465
Want to thank you folks for all your help. I tried the suggested helps and none seemed to make any difference. However, the customer decided to take it home and get rid of it anyway!
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1996 Honda Civic HX 1.6L air bags VIN: 1HGEJ7125T
This system its a self alive one, with the time , if there`s no problem, the light goes ofF.But something happend with this, due somebody removed the srs fuse with the switch on for a long period, I had to reset the light by jumping the yellow connector in th...
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1994 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP01D9R
still havn't fixed this car. turns out the factory information is incorrect about 5 volts on signal wire. Trouble codes: 82 (crankshaft pos. sensor).
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L memory seats VIN: SAJKX6246V
Thanks to all who replied.Consensus was either the motors or seat ecu being the problem. Either way the cost is prohibitive in the owners eyes and will forego further repairs at this time. I did receive the following diagnostic aid from Paul [...].Hope...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8BF28G0X
SO far I have changed the computer twice with no change. It turns out I had two bad used computers. I have ordered and am waiting on a new computer. I will post result when it is fixed.
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1994 Mazda MX-6 LS 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGE31D2R
customer took the vehicle to the dealer. i can't get in touch with him to find out what the fix was. i strongly suspect the ignitor i checked everything and couldn't find anything else wrong. thanks for the help Trouble codes: 02 (crank 1), 04 (crank 2).
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