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2001 Audi TT 1.8L antitheft VIN: TRUTT28N11
Hello all. We have a 2001 Audi TT that a customer tried to start with the incorrect key. After that incident the vehicule no longer starts. We know it has to do with the coding of the key. WE have the capability to code the key to the ecu however we do not hav...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L abs light VIN: WBABK8321T
I have a ABS light on (code 33, operation of left rear inlet valve faulty) , I went into the data base found a similar problem, I removed ABS pump opened bottom of pump, found a faulty solder fixed solder and checked for continuity from plug to valves all fine...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L no/hard shift cold VIN: WBADD632XV
Hello everybody, Hope some one can point me in the right direction. Customer says that the trans doesn't shift properly when stone cold,in the morning. It will wind up to 6k rpm then shift hard. Once the car reaches operating temp, it shifts and acts great. We...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAFA53581
This vehicle was towed in for a severe overheat. The coolant resovior on the side of the radiator was cracked and the water pump bearings were bad. We replace the water pump and the coolant tank and drove the vehicle for a good 20 min test drive. The customer ...
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1991 Buick Skylark 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4NV54UXM
Car was towed in for no start. Customer said it had been loosing power and then quit. Scanned for codes and found none. Cranked engine over and fuel spray comes out of throttle body. Removed 02 sensor and found no back pressure. It looked like there was to muc...
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Battery VIN: 1G4CW52L7R
This car has an over night drain of the battery. The battery is new and tests good. The alternator tests good and the diodes are fine. None of the courtesy light stay on but the radio clock stays on all the time in this car even after the key is off. Don't kno...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine, trans,body VIN: 1G4HP54K5Y
Hello and Happy New Year to all! We have a strange but interesting problem with this Buick. Customer had outer tie rod ends replaced and alignment done 3 months ago. Customer complaint of a vibration @ 40 mph under very light acceleration. Our test drive confi...
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1984 Cadillac Seville 4.1L blower fan VIN: 1G6AS6983E
have a 84 seville (nice condition) that has an inop blower fan. if you hold down off and warmer it will not go into diagnostic mode. if you ground the blower fan it will run and draws 15 amps. problem is that i have no info for this vehicle. i have a 85 se...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G6KD54Y7Y
I have a 2000 Caddy 4.6 with a coolant leak dripping down the center of the block right above the engine mount and down onto the pan and exaust crossover. It will not leak under a pressure test and will not leak all of the time. It doesn't seem to be comming f...
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L poor idle VIN: 1G1FOP218O
Good Evening Everyone Hear is my problem This Camaro was towed in with hydraulic lock up "most cylinders filled with fuel " We pulled the plugs,drained the oil and checked fuel pressure 78-80psi running or not.We pulled the fuel regulator and replaced it.Start...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L amp light on VIN: 3G1JC1243T
I have a strange one here. Replace timing gears and chain. Car run OK and there are no codes, but amp light is on. The alt. is putting out 14.6 volts. I do not why the amp light is on because I never touched the alt. Thanks in invance to anyone that helps.
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1996 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGG35K9T
Hi Guys, Ill make this as short as possible. I have this van on a dealers lot that will crank no start. The dealers lot boy put a new GM fuel pump in it just as a guess I suppose. Still wont start. Heres where I come in. Hook up scanner and get NO COMMUNICATIO...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L L.F speed sensor VIN: FG5RT76774
We first received this vehicle with a baked tranny so we couldn't test drive then. Customer wanted tranny rebuilt and a tune up (Z-28, about a 5 hour tune up!!)We test drove vehicle after repairs probably 2-3 miles, everything fine. Customer returned next day ...
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L no acel VIN: 1G1YY22G2V
power loss trac control lights both come on then no control of acel pedal Trouble codes: P1221 (tp sensor 1 and 2 performance), P1515 (command vs actual tp performance pcm), P1516 (command vs actual tp performance tac)
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L7V
MIL comes on int. has code :P1497 Evap. Leak Detection Pump switch.Customer has no drivability concerns,just an intermittent check engine light.does anyone have any ideas?Thanks,DP. Trouble codes: P1494 (Evap. Leak Detection Pump Switch)
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP44R1V
Hello, to all need some help. Van came in no start, right away checked for fuel and spark got both. Then checked for compression on the ft cylinders, no compression on any of them. So i suspected the timing chain had jumped and was off. So i removed the cover ...
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1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP4539W
Vehicle came in with check engine light and abs light on. Found code 1698,replaced bcm and ignition switch. Car was fine for three weeks came back with same code and dash not working this time,we replaced the bcm again and one week later the check engine light... Trouble codes: P1698
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L abs VIN: 1B7HC16Y2X
i have this dodge that belongs to my father and the abs light & red brake light are on all the time. i connected a snap-on motus with latest updates and all and i couldn't read the abs system it always came back no comm..so i changed to read any possible engin...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L electrical VIN: 3B7HC13Z7Y
I have a 2000 Dodge Ram Truck That Has a short and draws the battery down in a day or so. With battery at full charge i can unhook negitive battery cable from battery and hook test light to negitive post and the test light to negitive cable and it lights up . ...
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1984 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FABP46F8E
Guzzles gas at all times. Intermittently stalls when turning left from a full stop, then is very hard to start. Then, it does not want to accelerate, but eventually takes off.
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTHF26H7K
Hello group, This truck is starting to kick me in the butt. This truck was recently purchased by the customer knowing it had this problem. Previous owners had put a used engine in it. Supposivelly, this problem started after putting in the engine. There were ...
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1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP67L5S
Hi all you Ford techs, hope you can help me on this one. We had this vehicle in two months ago and diagnosed clock spring and DPFE. Customer brought car in yesterday to replace as diagnosed. My tech replaced without rechecking for codes. He replaced clock spri... Trouble codes: 539 (accs input to pcm)
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L front differential VIN: 1FMFU18LXV
oil leaks from front diff vent tube.
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Master cylinder? VIN: 1FDEE14L7V
Hello everyone, I have this van that the customer states intermittantly when he applies the brakes, the pedal feels solid. If he lets up off the pedal and then reapply the brakes, the pedal goes to the floor without stopping the van?? It acts like a fluid volu...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1FMZU63E4Y
Thanks for taking the time to read this post. Any help will be appreciated. This 2000 Explorer is not a four wheel drive vehicle, but we are getting a code C1102 which refers to "G" switch circuit failure and turns the light on. The circuits have been checked ...
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2001 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FD5534FX1
this veh dies at idle intermittantly of course , with the scanner hooked up you can see most of the perameters jump dramaticly , like the rpm will read 27000 rpm and other sensor readings do the same . then return to normal . this happens about 20 to 30 second... Trouble codes: P0344, P0340, P1105, P1106
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDAF56P24
This truck is a 550 superduty,it has a 5R110W trans and came in with low trans fluid and had quit moving. We refilled the trans and tested it and it drove ok but it only had 3 shifts or 4 speeds,we took it to the local ford dealer to check the codes as our tes...
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1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GTCS1943T
misfire on #1 cylinder... have good spark and good comp just no bang figured fuel inject no prob, replaced and still have miss ... check injector pulse 2.3ms at idle , same as others ...no vac leaks. am stumped anybody have any ideas?
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2001 GMC Safari SL 4.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GTDM19W31
Recently we have had multiple problems with GM/Chevy 4.3L distributor caps that are collecting moisture. This even occurs on caps replaced as recently as two months ago. Of course if we dry the caps out & then reinstall...everything works fine. We have checked...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Air Bag VIN: 1HGCE6672T
The SRS light is on continually. Use alldata on line but Honda has suspended access to information so have no info at all. Read E-mail archives and seems to be a connector to get codes to flash at light. Any info would be apreciated. FAX number is [...]...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4th gear VIN: KMHJF35F3Y
trans fluid is full and not overly dirty. car runs goods and gives no indication of slipping in any gear to include fourth. will make about 20 good shifts then set code P0734 and default to third. no other codes. no other problems. no glitches in PG-B (output ...
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1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L active suspension VIN: JNKNG01C2M
Hope someone has experience with the active suspension systems on these Q45's. When engine is started, the front suspension will pump all the way up, and the power steering resevoir will drain completely and cause a loss of power steering assist. With the Acti...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J46258S9V
jeep got towed in for no start, checked for cranking rpm while cranking code 341 no cam signal came up, replaced cam sensor code does not pop back up, but still will not start. has no spark at all, does have injector pulse checked 5v ref at cam and crank senso... Trouble codes: P0341
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L fuel leak VIN: KNAFB12111
GREETINGS, I have a sephia when refueling at a service station it will leak fuel from the evaporative system. I have replaced the fuel tank for a hole, but did not cure this condition. Removed and inspected the filler neck - no problem noted. Inspected the fue...
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1991 Mazda 323 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1BG231XM
car runs ok, but goes into open loop at idle, just off idle it will go into closed loop and emissions will come down. We tried a used ECM though maybe logic was ascue, but no change, oil was changed due contamination, and dropped emissions down, but still bull...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L daytime running lights VIN: WDBGA51G1V
hi guys, i got this 1997 mercedes benz s500 1997 came from canada, the customer want to disable the daytime runnung lights, i looked it up at alldata but no info,any help will be greatly appreciated. thanks
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 2-1 downshift VIN: WDBJF55FXV
GRR, new customer drove 30 miles to come to our store for a rough running complaint (fixed, once again we saw carbon tracked plug ceramics on the M104. And a complaint of harsh downshift 2-1 during warmup, which I looked into alldata for help, here is the GRR ...
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1992 Nissan Stanza SE 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1FU2153N
We got this car in with a no start problem, from a diffrent shop. The car has no spark and no injctor pulse, we tried getting codes with a snap-on scanner, no comm. When you turn the key on there are four vac solinoids that click under the hood close to the ba...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8ARO5Y8V
i have a pathfinder thats giving me a headache. it has a po300b with a flashing mil light(severe missfire) it runs great. it does have a very little rough idle, but not enough to cause the mil to flash in my opinion. i have run multitudes of test, for example;... Trouble codes: P300
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2001 Other Chrysler All Amreican 5.9L Alternator VIN: 1BABNCPA42
We maintain a fleet of school buses. They have Leese Neville 160 amp alternators. For no reason they stop charging and the rectifier is out. Someone told us to have the drivers turn off all the fan motors before shutting off the engine as the brushless motors ...
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G2HX53L7N
this is my own car, the car was workin great then when the cold weather hit it fails to start.checked the fuel pump it is ok, put the scanner on the car it said it was the crank sensor i replaced it with 3 still no start. replaces crank sensor, ignition module...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE5539R
Hello,I have a misfire on this car, the first time it came in I was going to find what cylinders were affected.I removed #1 inj. connector and plugged it back in and the misfire was gone.I inspected the connector closly and ohmed the injector,everything seemed...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L low/high beam headlights
Vehicle came to us with a flickering headlight condition. Effects both low beam and high beam operation. Flickering is momentary, like flashing another driver on the road. Determine number 85 terminal on the low beam, high beam and low speed fan relays is gett...
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2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L hard start VIN: JS3TD62V6Y
truck was towed in. did not start on initial short crank. batt was hot and the truck cranked good. held throttle part way open and truck started. about 25% of the time, the rpms go to 1700 on start up (hot or cold), then fall to 500. still, it has never failed...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N7T
This truck came in with a rough idle complaint and a mil. P0171 was pulled from computer. Inspected maf sensor and discovered rodent damage to air filter. Maf sensor was covered with dirt,pieces of filter and rodent hair. That hair is wrapped around the elemen... Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start, Misfire, startin trouble VIN: 4JH5G6F87S
when vehicle goes normal temperatures or running 20 to 25 Km he will stop and after this no starting , when temperatures down he will start, in this way i will check all sensors , injectors , ECU , grips,coils, but i have not find the problem please reply soon...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSC81H2R
Vehicle towed in had no start checked for spark, fuel pressure & injector pulse all good. Checked for codes had 00515 read All Data said to check timing belt. Checked markes belt was off 2 teeth. Replaced belt still would start. Found when you cycle ignition s... Trouble codes: 00515 (Cam circuit problem)
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1997 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L Slope Factor/4th gear VIN: WVWZZZ1HZW
Customer complaint that vehicle is reluctant to shift to 4th under a variety of conditions. In particular when in 4th and shifter is moved to 3rd then back to 'D' at around 90kph the trans will not shift back into 4th until one minute elapses or the throttle i...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L camshafts VIN: WVWMA63BXE
Timing belt broke, bent all the valves. In my haste to ship head to machinist, I neglected to mark the camshaft chain before disassembly. The factory marks seem to be purposely vague. Is there a better way to confirm cam timing? I'm talking about the rear chai...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C6Y
Car came in on a wrecker with loss of power and lots of smoke,restarded drove several miles same problem.When we got the car it would crank but it would not fire we noticed white smoke blowing out tail pipe,checked for dtc none,fuel ok,glow plugs,ok,inake very...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L driver's side side airbag VIN: 3VWSE29M7Y
thanks all again in advance for your help. i am currently diagnosing an intermittent high resistance code for the driver's side side airbag and have the need to install an air bag simulator in the circuit. vw has a diagnostic tool for substituting the airbag r...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Dash VIN: 3VWRK69MX1
We got this thing in with a dash rattle-buzz. We hear it under slight acceleration at low speeds. Sounds like it is coming near the windshield??? I have seen several of these Jettas with that dash rattle/buzz. Does anybody know a known fix?
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1974 Volvo 144 2.0L turn signals VIN: 1456343215
Hello, all- This Volvo originally came to us with a complaint of no turn signal operation. The turn signal flasher had typical loose solder joints/cracks, repaired same. Turn signals and emergency flasher then worked, except the dash indicators would not work ...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L poor start VIN: YV1LS5583W
Car came in with a "hard to start" COLD problem, After engine cools is very tough to start, black smoke from tail pipe, clears itself out in 30 seconds or so and runs great! will restart great if warm. Has new plugs, cap and button from recent service. I suspe...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Cuts out VIN: YVITS90D0X
Car came in with CEL on and complaint of a heavy bog and a top speed of 50mph. Scanned and retrieved codes P1174 and P1184 which are fuel trim B1 and B2 at high limit. Freeze frame data for P1174 was: 3120rpm, Closed loop, 89C, STT B1-25%, LTT B1-23.4%, STT... Trouble codes: P1174 (Fuel adaptation Bank 1), P1184 (Fuel adaptation Bank 2)
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1991 Audi 200 Quattro 20v Avant 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUHE5440M
It was the TDC pin in the flywheel. Upon inspection it was determined that the pin was broken off near the flywheel base. We noted that the clutch release bearing had exploded, balls throughout the housing, very possible loose part struck and damaged the pin. ...
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: 4USCC732XS
Only a couple responses on this one, checked coolant temp as some stated, when we got the car to run it ran very nice but the idle was uneven, we found a stuck closed air idle bypass valve, I removed and cleaned the valve and the idle smoothed out and the car ...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L horn, radio, dome VIN: WBAGF8325W
iatn is great. I was almost sure the problem was in the comfort/general module, almost every reply was that the electrical portion of ignition switch was the problem. replaced the switch and all works as should. ignition switch part #61 32 6 901 962 list 0f $4...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G6CD53B1P
Customer has not yet returned to have repair completed. Based on replies, I plan to replace the distributor gear. All other replies I have checked out already, with no success. (tps, isc, idle relearn, bad ground, etc). Thanks for all the help. Wes Trouble codes: E30 (idle speed control circuit problem).
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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1LT53G1M
ground to module had high resistance. after i cleaned connection vehicle was fine thanhs for all your help.
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1MN52MOT
thanks Doug it was the crank sensor that corrected the problem. By the way scanner was showing crank signal, must have not been strong enough under load ? Not sure why but runs great.
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1NE52M7W
thanks to all who replied. For some reason we were trying to run down the misfire proplem first. As most of you said the EGR was at fault(Stuck partially open). We replaced it and have had no further issues. thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P0300, P0404, P1404.
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52JXX
Hello Guys and Girls First I want to thank everyone that took the time to help me with this car Brian [...]. All you guys are wonderful,,, to get to my...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L codes P1633, B1440 VIN: 1GMDT13S42
Thanks for the responses. The problem was a loose terminal in the power distribution center under the hood. The terminal fed fuse 34 which went to the ignition switch. The terminal was spread open causing an intermittent open loop circuit. The Blazer actuall... Trouble codes: P1633, B1440 (Ign 0 voltage loss to BCM).
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
thanks for all replies. most said that it is definitely a problem w/the anti-theft system. there is also a tsb to this effect. the fix is to replace the pcm and the bcm- about $800 from chrysler, then they have to be flashed.the interesting part came when the ...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2C3HE66G6X
Thanks to those that replied, some said crank sensor was likely, others said cam sensor, and then there were the ones that said fuel pump...Was never able to duplicate it, but the dealer locally stocked 5 crank sensors and 0 cam sensors, or fuel pumps. So we t... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1992 Dodge B350 5.9L lean cold VIN: 2B5W35Z3NK
Sorry it took me so long to post the fix, but I was waiting to see if the van came back. I had several replies, three of which made good sense and were things I had not checked. First, there were several recommendations for exhaust restriction, but I did not t...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1P3ES67C5S
Whatever we did it seemed to fix itself beleive it or not... the problem has gone away now for over a week and has not come back... not sure if it will be gone for good... time will tell...
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1986 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTHF2611G
Most replies said to start with checking return fuel for flow without bubbles. Then check supply fuel. I found that there was no return fuel at all. Just an occasional drop. Fuel supply to pump was good. About 8 psi & free of air bubbles. Based on this, I opte...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FALP4043R
too many hands on this car before we got it. most of you suggested problems with the crank sensor/ reluctor. i did double check it up close but the waveform always looked good. went back to basics as someone suggested and found open coil for 3 and 4, which is ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Expedition 4.0L power windows VIN: 1FMCU24X7S
I was unable to locate an ID for all the relays in the relay module. I ordered a new accesory delay relay for testing purposes and found this relay to be the only one that was the large size. Replaced relay and all functions are normal now. Proved to my boss b...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W2S
i replaced the maf. the new one that was installed by another shop was defective.. Trouble codes: P0102.
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14H8T
Thanks very much for the replies. I did check the grounds and wiring to the PCM and as several of you suggested the PCM was at fault. I replaced with factory PCM and system is great now. test drive to relearn monitors and emission passed. Thanks again for th... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53241
Thanks, to all who replied. This turned out to be a flex fuel module located behind the radio. Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Fault F086).
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1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2HGCA5622J
Thanks everyone for all the help. The problem was something that I overlooked and most everyone pointed me in the right direction. The centre of the pcv valve was missing causing a vac. leak. After installing the new pcv valve and re-adjusting the carb. the ...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7165T
Hello!! Thank you very much for taking time for my post. This Accord is fixed. Most suggested Ignitor and coil. But the problem was the wiring from ECU to Ignitor (Yel/Grn) was chewed by Mouse or Rat, at Driverside corner of firewall. Some wires were chewed an...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18651
Sorry about the delay, this van was down at our body shop and they weren't to concerned about a speedy fix on it. It turned out to be a broken ground wire in the main loom that was in the wreck, it didn't break through the insulation just the wire; it tested g...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNKAY21DXP
The lower injector orings were ripped on cylinder #5 once i pulled the upper intake off & re preesurized the fuel system i could see it leaking righrt into the cylinder Thanks for all your help
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L instrument cluster gauge lighting VIN: SAJKY1746M
thanks to all for the quick and accurate responses. dimmer switch was problem. replaced and customer is satisfied.
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Engine Management VIN: 1J4GZB8S4V
Thanks to all who replied. The fault with this vehicle turned out to be a poor connection in the wiring harness underneath the RHS footwell. It was simply a matter of reconnecting the multiplug correctly to allow the dash to operate again and then disarming th...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L electronic control VIN: 1J4FJ68S4V
thanks to those that replied to this request. I had to wait until yesterday to work on the vehicle again, the customer had it over the long weekend since it would shift manually.I was fooled by the voltage readings I was getting and still don't quite understan...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB121XY
Turned out to be a defective Bosch 02 sensor. First defective Bosch I have ever had. Ran resistance test on heater circuit of sensor & sure enough showed open. Trouble codes: P0131 (Front HO2S Circuit Low Voltage), P0135 (Front HO2S Heater Circuit Malfunction).
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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2216T
We have inspected the solenoid and powered it independently to find it is functional and will purge when commanded. We ran wire indepently from the ECM to the solenoid to eliminate any possible intermittant problem in that area and found the same results. Our ... Trouble codes: P0443 (evaporative purge solenoid problem).
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Alt Belt VIN: JM1BC1418V
The Alt. bearing was starting to fail but you only noticed when you put tension on the belt. i did not here a bearing sound. Thanks to everyone who tried to help Tony
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Valve Train Noise VIN: 1YVGF22DXX
Hi, Again, thanks to all who offered suggestions. As most of you indicated, the problem was the wave washer. First let me say that the noise was not a 'tapping' noise. It's hard to put a noise into written words but if you were to say 'whoop' as fast as poss...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW285GY
hi guys the vehicle was sent of for the holidays and i called the customer and he stated that the light had been out for over 250 miles and has not had any problems since Trouble codes: 1345 (no sgc signal cam signal).
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L heater VIN: 1070441204
most folks said it was the servo, some said amplifier under dash.customer did not return with vehicle so am sadly closing this without a fix. thanks to all that replied.
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1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1MELM62W5S
Most replies were to check the valve springs and that is what it was. The exhaust valve spring was broken but we had to crank the engine over while watching it because at times it did not look broken. OTC makes an on the car spring tool which we got and replac...
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3XD64B9N
Thanks to all that help! special thanks toAl [...]!!!I sent the ecm to vendor he checked it and had a bad solder connection on the board replaced ecm, the TPS is reading fine aND STEADY the trans is shifting fine and no check eng... Trouble codes: 14 (tps signal out of range).
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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3NL55D6S
First of all I would like to say thank you to everybody that took the time to reply. Going back and looking at scan data when car is cold, I found that all of the data coming from the computer was freaking out running or not. Just about every output would re...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L blend air door VIN: 1GHDT13W2W
this vehicle was picked up without a fix from my shop i wasnt comfortable throwing parts at it and with no datastream i felt there was still too much of a chance i was just guessing
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L abs module VIN: 1G2NW12T6V
The tone wheel had slight hair line crack. Thanks To All Who Helped
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L power assist VIN: 1G2WP52KOV
Thank you for all replies. A couple people suggested the stereing shaft angle sensor could be causing problems, much like the GM trucks. This system does not have that sensor, but it was a hopeful thought. Another sent me the entire text of GM's recall on ...
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2980V
Thanks to the Guys who responded. These cars are hard on air filters it seems, I will start replacing them every other oil service...here anyway.The maf had a little bit of scum on it--cleaned and surcumbed to peer pressure(customer had a problem replacing inj... Trouble codes: 27 (o2 sensor cyl1-3 lean limit p1123).
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1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Failed Emissions
Rick [...] hit it on the head. Simply a defective vacuum solenoid. the solenoid is mechanicaly defective. It controls the air management valve that causes the air injection to supply air to the exhaust. I got great info from Brandon from Washington on system...
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