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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: TH4UA365XT
Thanks for checking this one out! I have little info on the operation of this system. We run all-data. Complaint with vehicle is that when you are driving down the road with heater on, it will all of a suddenly start blowing cold air. Flow through core is ok. ...
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1990 BMW 535i 3.5L powertrain VIN: WBAHD2316L
This vibration can be felt between 35 and 45MPH with clutch engaged or disengaged. It also vibrates on accel, decel or coasting. It can be felt when on the hoist and run up to 40 MPH. When it was running on the hoist, no vibration was felt in the rear suspensi...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE2321S
i put a o2 sensor in last week for codes, 201/203/13, and of course on the test drive no problems, then he calls me and tells me the light is back on, so i put the o2 sensor relay and now the car wont start...i had a security code 66 and now i dont but i get t... Trouble codes: 153 (can engine load signal)
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L will not purge VIN: WBABK832XT
Hi Guys, This should be simple but I gotta be missing something. This car came in on the hook with an over heat condition. Presure check showed a cracked Plastic T Stat housing (as usual) and a cracked recovery bottle. Block check was negative. My Tech replace...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L blower VIN: WBADE6329V
Hey Guys, We got this one in with the blower remaining on, If you shut off the car, with or without the blower in off position, This beauty keeps on running. The speed seems to fluctuate as well, from a low to a medium speed. All data is no data, Mitchell is D...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53571
Hello, any help would be appreciated as BMW does not release info on diagnostics. P0455 was easy...fuel filler cap strap pinched under cap. P0492 giving me the hassel. Only code P0492 is set and not P0491. Air pump does function on cold start-up, vacuum is ava... Trouble codes: P0492 (Secondary air injection system insuffecient flow bank 2), P0455 (Evap. emission system leak detected gross leak)
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L whole car VIN: 1G4GD221XS
hello techt...looking for some help please...thank you in advance...i have this vehicle that has a vibration problem at and idle. the vehicle is not missing spark or injetor wise. but the vibration is shaking the entire care...i have heard the dampers on the 3...
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Fail emissions test VIN: 1G4AG55M3T
This car had no check engine light on with KOEO so it failed emissions test with 2 fault codes. MAF sensor and Bank 1 sensor 1 Oxy. sensor. I found that someone had cut the thin-film printed circuit board behind the instrument cluster on the strip that the com...
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1991 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G6CB53B0M
while cranking engine starts for a second then stalls, even if key is held in the on position. if carb cleaner is sprayed into intake, simulating a prime, engine starts and runs fine untill what seems to be a loss of voltage. if battery is disconnected or if v...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L blower VIN: W06VR52R6V
need help with a catera. i don't want to pull the dash apart if i don't have to. the problem is that the blower motor stays running with the key off. the wiring diagram shows the blower controlller gets power from a always hot fuse. the blower motor controls f...
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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L engine VIN: 1GCGK24FSN
Hello and thanks for reading this post. We don't do much diesel work but this was orignally coming in for a transmission problem. Came in on a hook. No start. When we cranked the engine it spun over way to easy. Checked compression and found none on several cy...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Charging guage VIN: 1GNDM19W6R
Towed in to shop.Battery completly discharged,serpentine belt missing.Recharged battery and install new belt.The van start and runs but no charging.This van has digital instrument cluster on the dash.Check fuses..o'k, this alternator has one positive terminal ...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L starter VIN: 1GCEE1432D
This vehicle will not crank and the security light flashes constantly.When you turn the key on it will turn the fuel pump on for a few seconds. I have replaced the theft relay with no results.Going by the tests in mitchell I can jump the relay and get the star...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GNDU06L2S
This car has been in two different shops before it was towed here. The customer says the car originally lost power and stalled at stops, finally it wouldn't restart. The first shop put in a cam sensor and water pump. Still no start. They checked all the basics... Trouble codes: 0342 (cam signal circuit)
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L maxifuse 5 VIN: 1GNDX03E9X
Hey techs, need help This van came in last week with leaking lower intake gaskets and bad stater drive. We replaced the starter with a rebuilt AC Delco starter. At the same time we also replaced the lower intake gaskets. We also removed the fuel tank and repla...
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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Steering VIN: 1B4GH54L6R
vehicle came to shop with a clunk on bumbs and an intermittent abs light. replaced 2 lower ball joints and found a broken ring on the left axle for the abs code 11. test drove with problems solved and no problems. customer drove on a rainy day and complained t...
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1995 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU52N0S
HELP! We have this Avenger thats driving us nuts. Car quit while driving down the road. NO SPARK. Our other tech checked it first. Replaced the CKP sensor, and then the Dist.(aftermarket) Still no spark. Passed to me. I checked the CKP and CMP signals, looked ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, LACKS POWER VIN: 2B4GP44R3V
hellp... have 97 grand caravan with very intermittent power loss undr load at 50 to 60 mph under accel customer states as if not enough fuel also some slight bucking @ times i have driven this vehicle a few times and have not been able to get symptoms to act u...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3HD46R8Y
Hi, The problem with this vehicle is that the starter won't crank at times, very intermittent. I have checked the brushes in the starter which are good. Wondering if anyone has seen a problem with the ignition switch or starter solenoid. Thanks.
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS8Z1YF
find continuing dead miss from cylinder #6 after above repairs. leak down test shows only 10%. still mil code po 306. scanner misfire counter at 255 cyl #6 after clearing and driving 30 miles. Checked inj pulse - good. Replaced #6 injector, no improvement. Trouble codes: 306 (misfire 6 cyl)
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1976 Ford F-250 6.4L emissions diagrams VIN: F26YRB3025
We have installed a 390cid replacement motor instead of the oem 360 motor and we need information on the correct emission requirements and vacuum routing to get this smog legal in calif.the 390 motor was offered in this truck but we need diagrams to set it up ...
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1977 Ford Granada 4.1L Dieseling VIN: 7N81L23134
Hey folks. Got a little lady that just drives this Granade to the store and back. Never gets warm. Some times when she turns off the engine, it diesels for a couple of seconds. It does not have A/C. The choke pulls off normally. But there is a solinoid on the ...
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1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.9L driveshaft VIN: 1FTCR14T3K
this is my own vehicle and it is just now giving me fits. about 3 months ago i started hearing a chatter in the rear when i checked it my ujoints looked like death so i changed them. i also noticed that my carrier bearing was loosing its rubber but thought it ...
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR15X0M
good customer, was trying to decide whether to keep truck. he's owned since '95 and enjoys hunting with it. he's grown to love it. my shop convinced him to invest in a replacement engine for it. we found a good 4.0 for it and he agreed to do it. this engine ca...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F4S
Truck came in a no start. Tested glow plugs found 3 open on one side and one open on drivers side. Harness and valve cover gasket replaced on driver side. After repaires tested glow plugs with amp probe. Only 119 amps. I AM GOING TO REPLACE the relay. The prob... Trouble codes: P0195 (engine oil temp high accordinf to ngs scanner)
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFE24Y6T
Hello all, We have a E250 with CEL illuminated. scanned codes PO171 & PO174. American cars are not my forte and whant to get a heads up on what to look out for and check on this vehical. From these codes I would probably assume this vehical has a vac leak or a... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L 4wd low range VIN: 1FTYR11U3W
Looking for a little help on this Ranger pick-up. The transfer case will not shift to 4WD low range. It shifts in and out of 4 high just fine.This truck has the "touch drive system" I ran a self diagnostic check with my scan tool and came up with a p1302 code,...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FDWF37F9X
Front end parts and hubs are good. Tried switching brake pads before installing new Ford loaded calipers. Nothing changed. During the test drive I made several panic stops and the pull seemed to go away, but as soon as the vehicle sets for a few moments the le...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L long crank times VIN: 1FTNW21F0X
The customer came to me 3 months ago complaining of longer than normal crank times. I tried starting the engine and it took about 3 secounds for the engine to start. After checking the oil level in the high pres. pump reservoir( OK ) and checking to ensure the...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5142X
Hello! Problem started a couple of months ago. Customer complaint was MIL light on. Scanned it, found the 2 codes, no other problems were noticed. I did a KOEO, KOER with no trouble and cleared codes. Customer had not noticed any running problems, only MIL on.... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEN15L2Y
cust. complaint of engine miss .replace two coils .runs rich at all times. found one new inj. stuck open replace all four on that side. engine rich,shakes like engine ignition prob. all new inj. and airflow meter is ok. coolant,air,and head temp.is good. new p... Trouble codes: P1158 (ho2 rich)
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L all shifts VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
Hi group,I have a windstar with harsh engagment and harsh shifts, no trouble codes,and no other symptoms.I performed an EPC pressure test and have 55 lbs. at idle. It is supposed to be 10-20 lbs. I also have high line pressure,150 lbs.@ idle in nuetral.It is s...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L pdl/radio/dome/traction/doorajar bulb
Hi gang,i need yourhelp bad!! 02 f-250 7.3 6sp,this truck has this list of inoperative items; PDLocks,keyless/dome lite only comes on when you have koeo+ remove key,stay's lite for20 seconds. The door ajar lite on dash is "'Always"on. The radio will not shut-o...
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1991 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L lock up VIN: 1GTDK14KMM
hello, I'm at my wits end on this one. it feels like an ignition miss, it only occurs when the lock up comes on. we found leaking secondary, replaced it, tried again, still the same thing. trans fluid ok. i checked the fourth gear swich input and the t.c.c. o...
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1994 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GTCT14W0R
truck cuts out backfires between 2000-3000 rpm. timing mark on balancer does not line up with timing tab when no.1 piston at tdc.
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1995 GMC P 30 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBJP32Z0S
engine backfires on accel,flames out of tbi, can not found cause, lots of parts, compression test show mechanically okay(150 psi), the running compression test shows good intake flow and sealing. (125 psi). fuel is from are own tanks and looks clean, the exhau...
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1997 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L door locks VIN: 1GDFG15R1V
cant get keyless entry to program remote, during process after grounding wire on aldl doors locks cycle ok but then when pressing any button on new remote it wont do anything. customer is a car dealer and wanted the aftermarket (gm dealer add on) security syst...
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L No Start, extended crank VIN: 1GTEC14W21
I have a GM truck that is giving us a hard time. After sitting, especially over night it has a hard time starting. First thoughts were fuel pressure. When it will not start pressure is at least 62 psi while cranking. Pressure drops to zero when not cranking. I...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19T43
Linked up with data link and watching data streem and noticed that the engine is missfiring on all of left bank. #1,3,5 and 7. Checked for bad ground on coils ( coil over plug system ) and also for power at coils. Eveything passed tests. Also noticed that the ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18651
Vehicle was involved in a major collision, broke off throttle body and engine mount; hit in D.S. front and rear. Now vehicle has no spark. It does have power and ground to all coils. The fuel pump does run. Tried using starting fluid to no avail. I have contin...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L keyless entry VIN: 1HGCM716X4
Looking for the procedure to reprogram the key fob and key for this car. The fob is part of the key. Thank you in advance.
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1995 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L No Start VIN: SAJMX1347S
Hi guys...We have a 1995 Jaguar XJ12 sedan in the shop..customer had vehicle towed because of no start. Upon first checks we tried to start vehicle all lights lit up and when we went to crank nothing happens. Moved the shifter lever around a bit and vehicle st...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L asr VIN: WDBCA24E9M
hi tech.this beast is back.about a month ago.car came in with abs and asr lights on .i check abs sensors found front one bad.i replace two front sensor and abs light is out.i swipe potentiomere for asr found it was bad replace it.car gone for 4 weeks ,it looks...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L noise from trunk VIN: WDBCA24D6M
frequently there is a noise from the right rear, proably in the trunk. it occurs over some bumps, and it sounds like a boing, spring noise. in checking in the trunk i found 2 plastic clips attatached to the right rear trunk lid spring. they look like spark plu...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Temperature
Requesting assistance from MB techs! This E-class has 2 problems: 1)When you adjust the climate control for more heat, it will turn very cold for 15 or 20 seconds before getting warmer. The mono valve was replaced 2 years ago by a different shop for a diffrere...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L All gauges VIN: WDBGA32E7P
Hi, Group, All of the gauges in this 300SE stopped working after customer reversed battery terminals while attempting to jump start the car. All fuses test OK. We found two blown fuses in the base module. Replaced fuses: no improvement. Checked for fried inst...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA92E5R
this car came in with an oil leak. ended up replacing head gasket. while assembling found cracking engine harness. replaced engine harness. now, just cranks. good spark. injector pulse is present, but a little slow. if we crank with open throttle, it wants to ...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2MELM75W8S
I have this Merc. that likes to surge the idle speed up and down about 100-150 RPM's at stop sign's sometimes.Makes no difference if engine cold or hot.Sometimes it will idle just fine.Looked into throttle plate not much sludge buildup. I did replace IAC motor... Trouble codes: P0505, P0121, P1124
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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L cooling fan VIN: JA3AJ86E12
DEAR IATN TECSĦĦ I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE WIRING DIAGRAM FOR THE COOLING FAN AND A/C FAN FOR THIS OZ MITSU.THE CAR HAS THE LINES FROM THE RELAY BOX MISSING DUE THE COLITION.I DON`T HAVE ANY SAMPLE OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM FOR THE FAN. HERE`S MY E-MAIL : [...]...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Speedometer VIN: JN1CA21D1S
We have a Maxima with inoperative speedometer. There is no vehicle speed indicated in scan data either. We removed the instrument cluster an verified that the VSS signal was indeed reaching the instrument cluster. The wiring diagram indicates that the instrume...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L ignition VIN: JN1CA31A4Y
I'm sorry to post this without more diagnostics done to the vehicle but i am having a hard time finding a diagram to trace this problem. The engine control 2 fuse blowas after about two minutes of running. Replace the 15 amp fuse and it will run for a couple o...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L injectors VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
Need help for diagnostics for no injector pulse. Remanufactured distributor installed. No change.
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1988 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3CX51CXJ
Hello, I got involved with this car a month ago. It quits running while driving between 35-50 mph, its like you turned the key off, you can restart it in neutral while coasting or pull over put it in park and it restarts runs fine it might quit again 2-3 times...
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1993 Other European 512TR 4.9L Dome light VIN: ZFFLG40A6P
Hello We have your 512TR Workshop/Spare parts manual CD Rom supplied from our customer with a 93 512TR.. I am looking for a "legend" for the components identification & location on figure 9 interior lighting.. Components such as "06625" or "10573"...It looks ...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L lifters VIN: 1G2WJ12M8S
Hi guys,we just replaced a leaking intake gasket (oil had about 2 qts of a/freeze in it).we had it apart for about 3 days-working on it in our spare time as the customer was not in a hurry to get it back.after we had it all back together it cranked like it had...
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52K8V
hello i have a 97 pontiac int sets a po336 when i test according to the charts every thing is well.i tryed a crank sebsir and module has any one seen this problem Trouble codes: P0336
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L power assist VIN: 1G2WP52KOV
Customer complained of increased effort required to turn wheel, but no loss of power assist. I noted slightly higher resistance for left turns than right, but pretty subtle. When I racked & lifted it (running), the difference was a little more pronounced: 1/4...
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2000 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L turn signals
Guys I need your help with this problem. Of course this has to be my son's car! He's looking to Dad to fix it(I think he's testing me). So far I have been frustrated and unable to find this problem. It seems the fuse that feeds the turn/backup fuse blows whene...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3DF58N9V
Our customer complains of excessive cranking needed to start his vehicle when temperature dips below 30 degrees+-. We were unable to duplicate the complaint but did notice tuneup was needed based on plug gap. Basic tune-up was performed to establish base level...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5278X
I need some help from you saturn guys. Car was towed in no start,spark and injector pulse ok,no abnormal scan data but no fuel pressure.R&R tank replaced fuel pump module after energizing fuel pump relay with modis the connector is hard to get to with tank in ...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6CD5333L
Greetings- this is a done deal- i appreciate all 9 help replies, as i posted it came in with a broken cam sensor,bad o/2 and chewed and touching bare o/2 wiring, after i posted i replaced the new plugs that were in it as two were fuel fouled and found 3 plug w... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor-).
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, idle to high VIN: 1G6KD52BOR
thanks for all replies special thanks to darrell klein for faxing info for repair and to mark [...] for emailing entire procedure very tedious repair customer came in today after driving it for weekend very happy with it again thanks to everyone and to iatn ... Trouble codes: P0085.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W1S
sorry to say i am closing this one the customer will not be back until after the holidays many thanks to dan , gerry , and especialy james for his great tip on this egr system were i went wrong on this one was trusting my scan data i recently purchaced the new... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDM19W1V
Thanks for all the info. I replaced the fuel filter, which appeared to be original, and was very plugged up. Fuel pressure increased from 45 to 47 lbs, still not enough to start vehicle. Advised customer that fuel pump needed replaced, but was unable to get au...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1445X
thanks for the 5 replies i recieved, this one is still going on sorry so long was awaiting approval from owner to pull head and do further research. I have taken this one to 4 shops around me noone has ever seen the things replaced and still have a miss.we fee... Trouble codes: 420 (catalyast efficency).
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SG1WX15K32
Very sorry for takeing soo long to reply a fix, the customer called and left a message that there was not any problems with the car after the IAC was replaced. All the numbers were correct and the same both before and after replacing it. It has been over a wee...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Transmission VIN: 1GCHK23112
This one is fixed thanks to Eric [...], my snap on scanner could not clear the 708 code I had to borrow another shops Tech2, even though I JUST updated to the new programmable all in one cartridges, cool huh, Cleared the code and all is well...
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L DTC41/L-R solenoid circuit failure VIN: 1C3XV66R7N
Hello to all Well this one is fixed It was the last part that is a possable cause of that fault, as stated in the TSB#347 if all checks out ok then replace the solenoid body and then the TCM. Thats correct the TCM. There were two replies that said the TCM and ...
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L downshift, code 41 VIN: 1B4GH44R2N
Ok, I went in Monday morning armed with 8 pages of e-mails. I drove it twice that day with no troubles... So far I had put almost 30 miles of mixed driving on it since my pigtail repair... Well, this morning it was gone when I got there. Either the boss pulled...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A2S
Thanks guys for all your help. I found a bare wire at the canister purge solenoid. It was rubbing on the high pressure power steering line and causing the fuse to blow.
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L front brakes VIN: 1FDLE40S9V
Fisrt I would like to thank everyone replied to this request. A summary would be make sure to clean all mountin surfaces install new shims and , some think oem are the only pads to use where others beleive ceramic are the way to go. right now customer is not p...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L heater VIN: P5MZU73E04
ok sorry it took so long to reply but customer was out of town for the last 2 weeks. we got car back and removed the thermostat 1 more time and back flushed with purple power cleaner, after a couple of min. it started to purge the sys. of black and brown sludg...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L battery VIN: 1FAFP52U3W
alot of replies were about the alternator or the door switches, both of them checked out good. someone also suggested a bigger cca battery which we will try if this happens again. we only had 2-3 ma of draw to begine with, but by unplugging the audio control m...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air springs VIN: 1FMRU17L5W
thanks to all 6 who replied. there are 3 very good web sites for air suspension and conversions that the replies gave. strutmasters.com which seems to have the most available, arnottinc.com and suspensionalternatives.com. they all have a wide varity of product...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L proximity sensor VIN: 1FTWW33F41
Under the dash is the module for the reverse sensors. The reverse light input to the module was shorted on a dash board braket. When I communicated with the module it acually shut itself off when I put it in reverse and all the sensors were without faults. I s...
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTCS1444X
thanks for all the replies to this car. sorry to say the customer didn't want to spend any more money on this truck. he's just going to deal with the hesitation. sorry we didnt find a fix to post, and again, thank you! Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L heater VIN: 4S2CY58Z4N
For now due to vechile is gone to other province(soninlaw) and won't be back untill the spring I pulled heater relay fuse and ran a fused link from battery to heater power side.heater works fine for now but he must learn to turn heater off for now as its power...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L valve cover gskt VIN: SAJHN1749R
Placing the valve cover on the head without a gasket revealed the cover shifts out of alignment with the cyl. head. We found that a raised piece of casting on the under side of the valve cover contacted the head of an exhaust cam bearing retianer bolt. Our thi...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D8X
Hi guys, the car went to nissan, they had it for a week. First they said it needed a reprogramming. After doing that it still won't run, so they replaced the pcm/ then reprogrammed and it started! I was expecting more precision from nissan but oh well it's fix...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Surge VIN: 3NICB51D2I
Sorry it took Me so long to get back to everyone but the car was taken back to the dealer.Dealer said they would warranty the PCM.I still do not know if this fixed the car. The owner never got back to me.Thank You all for the help it gave me alot of informatio...
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GHDX03E2W
Sorry I took so long to close this post,as customer was going to stay in touch about the status of this Van. Anyway what we did to fix this thing was clean the fuel injectors and put Chevron cleaner with techron in the tank. Thanks very much for all the help !... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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1987 Other European Silver Spur 5.3L Seatbelt warning lamp VIN: SCAZN02A5H
This Roller is fixed, thanks to the help from Dennis in Gret Britain, Steve in Delaware, and Dave in Hawaii. Dennis was kind enough to e-mail a schematic which allowed us to track down the seatbelt warning module. Replaced module, all is well. Thanks again to ...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L lfters, engine oiling VIN: 1G2WJ52M5S
Thank you all for the enlightening info regarding our difficult Gran Prix. We replaced the lifters and all noise went away, oiling now normal. Customer happy, we're happy to be done with it and to have learned so much in the process. I was impressed with the q...
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1992 Saturn SC 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G8ZG1479N
Thanks to all who replied. Many suggestions regarding ground problems which we took to heart and cleaned all the ground connectors I could get at. The real problem was the O2 sensor and the AC compressor had the plugs crossed (I can't believe they use the same...
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1993 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L blower motor VIN: JF1GF2440P
Thanks to all that replied. Like all of you told us we also had info that told us the relay was at the left kick panel. after 2 of us spent 20 minutes under the dash trying to locate the relay we found it shoved behind the fuse block. ( Another shop had replac...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
Thanks for the help, the overwhelming opinion is that the MAF is bad. One tech suggested it might be covered by warranty and it is--under a 7/70 extension for this part. The customer took the vehicle to the dealer for repair. Since the MIL did not set for 2-4 ... Trouble codes: P1128.
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