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1989 Acura Integra LS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DA3351K
Thank you in advance for any help on this vehicle. Initially vehicle arrived barely running; the customer had stated it would not start and had it towed in. Check engine lamp was on while it ran in the shop. Codes set were 9 for cylinder ID sensor and 15 for I... Trouble codes: 9 (Cylinder ID Sensor)
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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L fuel pump,spark VIN: JH4DC4352S
Engine will crank but can not get fuel pressure or spark. Hooked up our Motorvac to the fuel rail to bypass the fuel system but still will not get spark. Replaced fuel pump relay still had same problem. Does anyone have any ideas? PS: Hooked up our MODIS to t...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D0T
Hey guy's, how to make a long story short- car came in with CEL on, code for cam sensor, customer had scanned and replaced cam sensor with new, same code and hesitation. I scoped cam sensor, checked ok, check wiring as per factory manual, ok. Pulled front c... Trouble codes: P1391
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Torque Converter lock up VIN: WAUBG34D0X
I'm leaning towards the ecu's coding/programming as the problem since everything is checking out ok. Problem there with cold or hot trans/eng. Same in 4'th or 5'th gear(automatic), always at 1200 rpm with a slight load, and always stops by about 1500rpm. Torqu...
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1996 Buick Skylark Limited 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1G4NJ52TXT
Hello all. I'm posting this vehicle for another tech so I've gathered as much info from him as possible. The vehicle came in about a month ago for intermittently stalling out while driving down the road. According to the customer, when the problem happened it ... Trouble codes: P0600 (PCM communication problem)
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L service engine soon and airbag lights on VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
Hi guys, the "service vehicle soon" lamp is staying on and the airbag light stays on. Cleared airbag B1001 code; airbag light goes off but SVS lamp stays on. Is there anything else contributing to this? There are no engine/powertrain codes, but there is a B100...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L struts VIN: 1G6KD52Y2T
Struts are worn out on this car; does anyone make a non-electronic replacement? Thank you, everyone.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Charging VIN: 1G6KD54Y1V
Okay Guy's & Gal's, Got this northstar Caddy in customer say's Battery light on for long time (2-3 minutes) after start up, Verafied complaint,it won't charge unless ya let it run for a while, But I discovered if I goose the throttle pretty hard once or twice ...
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1980 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L pcv VIN: 1P87LAN424
Hi, and off-beat discussion. Hav a 555cid Chevy, Bowtie Blk, Brodix Alu Heads, etc. 10.5:1 CR., Dual BG Dominators, JE Pists., Jesels, etc. Race/Street engine in car I recently bought and just put on road.Have other "race" engines/cars up to 632 and 15:1 CR bu...
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1991 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GTFK29KIM
hooked up Tech 2 , had data at first then nothing tried Tech 1 same problem. Vehicle has super chip ??? Has anyone had problems with superchips ??
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19K1R
this truck has a missfire mostly at idle and when it does it the tach in the cab jumps or drops. the vehicle has a new distributor assy with module and the problem is still there. it does seem to be alittle better if the bypass wire for the timing is disconnec...
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L instrument panel message VIN: 1G1YY22G0V
I need help with this one-instrument panel displays SHOCKS INOPERATIVE, MAXIMUM SPEED 80 MPH, SERVICE RIDE CONTROL, SERVICE VEHICLE SOON- the problem is that this Vette never had RTD/electric shocks , there are two PCM non light triggering codes in memory; P15...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS14X1V
high guys, got one, 1996 chevy s10 pick-up, 4.3l v6, obdII. cal. emissions. truck runs good. no customer complaint other than an occasional service engine soon lamp comimg on. no loss of performance or poor fuel mileage either. truck never stalls. scanned memo...
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1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L No Start VIN: 1Y1SK528XW
Looking for some insight on this 98 prizm, towed in for a nostart, plugs fuel soaked, car has great spark, 140lbs compression, no exhaust backpressure, good injector pulse, I removed the valve cover and inspected timing marks, all marks line up fine, next chec...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCT18W9X
Ok People I'm ready to toss in the towel.I have this Chevy Blazer that was towed in to our shop with a Crank no Start.First inspection and talking to the customer she states it will not start if the temperature drops below 30 degrees.Well when it arrived at th...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W8X
Customer has brought van in 3 differnt times, complaining of shudder/misfire at highway speeds (freeze frame shows 56-60 mph)usually first drive of the morning. The only obvious data that shows out of range is the cam retard- Scanner shows -16 degrees. Once co... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfires)
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L dome light fuse VIN: 83YZ431700
Hello. I have a prizm with a .71 amp drain on battery(spec. .25amp). The drain is coming from the dome fuse. I have removed the bulb in trunk and dome with no change. I have unpluged the chimer module, and instrument panel with no change. It has no remote ent...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L oil psi VIN: 1GCCS1943Y
I have checked oil psi it has 60 psi cold at idle. When warms up it drops to 8psi and has a knock noise from bottom of pan. It will go up to 55 but still seems to knock. GM says 56psi at 3000 rpm. I just curious to other peoples findings on this motor. I am pr...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19W21
customer complained of hard start hot or cold,misfire or buck at highway speeds intermittantly.performed tune up service. customer returned with same complaint. retrieved fault codes po300. noticed scan data indicating cam offset at -11 degrees. performed cran... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Heated Seats VIN: 2C8GP64L91
Ineed help with the heated seat system in this van. Both front heated seats are inop. Have power on both sides of the circuit breaker and to the module. Checking the element according to Mitchell it is also bad. No continuity between conectors 1 and 4. Keep in...
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1996 Dodge Caravan ES 3.8L Unknown
Keep getting air, right rear, no fluid leaks. Sorry, I did this wrong please read repair history.
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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Serpentine belt VIN: 2B4FP2533W
Have a 1998 Dodge Caravan (and not the first one) which the serpentine belt keeps coming off power steering pump pulley. We have had several before and the repair we have been performing is to remove and pull out power steering pump pulley out about 1/8". This...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7KF2367X
hi group we do very limited diesel work need some help,this diesel has the code stated above, found apps sensor bad replaced, code still returns calibrated apps still has code, also at around 10 mph vehicle will surge sometimes slight and sometimes pretty hard... Trouble codes: P1693
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L fourwheel drive VIN: 1B7GG2AX21
Hello everyone. Customer stated that when he shifted into four-wheel-drive low range, the vehicle would not shift back out of 4X4 low range. This vehicle has a manual trans and an electronic transfercase engagement system. Currently the dash low-range indicat...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14N7L
cust. started having problem with lack of power and black smoke coming from exhaust. problem was intermittent. i started to drive said truck after the dist., computer, ignition module was replaced. i hooked up a break out box with a four channel lab scope and ...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Spedo,odometer VIN: 1FTHX26F3R
Hi everyone: Is there a common problem with these ford spedometer/odometers? I have checked the speed sensor and the wiring up to the bulkhead (outside). I have tried a used instrument assembly, although it was from a gas vehicle, everything looked similar and...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G5S
vehichle came to us with a very bad idle, customer had installed a factory rebuild at another shop about a year ago. From day one it has had this bad idle, after doing my normal checks I find #1 & #2 cylinders are dead at idle. Heres the funny part bring it up...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L no power VIN: 1FTDF082XV
truck has no power like not enough fuel pres or exh pluged.have tried good maf. sent to the dealer they checked it out. they dont know what is wrong.we are lost at this point.
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, humming VIN: 1FAFP66L8X
When reving the engine it begins to hum like a pump running very loudly. It sounds like a loud commercial grade driveway vacuum cleaner. We have determined that the noise is coming from within the air cleaner. Removed the air cleaner cover and the noise is com... Trouble codes: P1131, P0175, P1121
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge, NO THROTTLE RESPONSE VIN: 1FDWF37F5X
Truck was recently purchaced in excellent condition and had been running great. Came in with a bad glow plug relay causing a had start condition. Replaced relay and when customer picked up he noticed a sucking noise only at cruise, if you accell or decell slig...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 126K468402
hi fello tech : i am trying to find out a bit more of these two codes .i know what the codes are but just need to know the source of the prob could it be the sensor or the catalyst block .any info on this would be appreciated .Thanks in advance . phil Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, NO START COLD VIN: 1FMZU74E9Y
vehicle does not start cold.starts and runs ok if it sets overnight inside.injector pulse width cold is very high 334pw when cold sitting outside.if you push acclerator to the floor it will start but will not idle.after doing this 4 otr 5 times it will start a...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU72X8Y
Hi guys, looking for some help with this Explorer. Came in with a complaint of going into full ABS, it does it at all speeds. I tried to scan for codes and data with the Genysis, no codes, and only partial data showed on scanner. It showed both front speed sen...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dipstick tube VIN: 1FMYU04161
Vehicle is leaking transmission fluid from the dipstick tube where it goes into the transmission. The customer put his own used transmission in the vehicle (twice). The dipstick is all bent up and deformed, so we ordered a new dipstick and tube. However the ...
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Instrument cluster VIN: 1FMZU62E92
We need some help on a Ford Explorer please.At times the instrument cluster is inop,no gauges,no tach,no speedo.I cleaned battery terminals and the terminal at underhood fuse block.Customer brought back and still acts up at times.Could it be bad body control m...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW31F22
truck was towed in as a no start, performed routine testing/diagnostics-no codes, fuel pressure very low-replaced fuel pump and filter, truck started and seemed to run well-test drove and within 1 mile truck started pinging/losing power and smoking bad out rea...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Charging VIN: 1FTNS21F32
Hello and thanks in advance for taking the time to read this post. I have a 2002 F250 that keeps eating alternators. I am posting this for a friend of mine who owns this truck. It has been back to the dealer way to many times. I know the engine harness was rep...
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1997 Geo Metro 1.3L no communication w/ obd2 VIN: 99V6750409
After engine replacement vehicle would not start, cranks ok. checking for spark, I find that only one spark per plug, per crank cycle is present. definitely not enough spark to start this beauty. no communication to obd2, so I have no way of checking for troub...
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1989 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTDK14K6K
Hello fellow techs, I hope someone can help me a little on this truck. At time it has a no start condition. I have only experianced this once and that was at the customers house. Every time I get the truck to the shop it starts and runs for me. I have determin...
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L mode door VIN: 1GKDT13W1W
Hello to all, I posting this question to hopefully find a fix, for this problem, I have been replacing a lot of broken mode doors on S10's and Jimmy's,at least twelve in past year, problem is the mode door keeps breaking, nothing has been interfering with the ...
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1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGED3543J
car came in with intermittent no start.then i lost spark,then fuel inj. pulse. the check engine light comes on with the key on,but the red lite on pc doesnt turn on at all.im not getting the grd signal from the grn/blk wire from computer to activate main relay...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB9852N
I have this Honda that keeps coming back with the same crank no start. Each time it appears to be a low available voltage problem to me. The last 2 times it was in we put a Honda coil and wire on it. Both times it made improvements, but this may be because the...
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1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L coolant fans VIN: JHMCD563XR
When car came in...fans would not shut off unless we unplugged sensor that mounts to head where the top radiator hose is connected.We replaced this sensor,topped off the collant and bled the air out.now after the fans begin to cycle,we can turn the car off and...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L sliding doors VIN: WERTKL7689
driver side door won't close when tugging slightly after wash passenger door won't close electrically but closes fine manually
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L trans will go into limp VIN: 1J4GW68N8X
This truck came in with code P0 1781 and on road test transmission shifted ok. When the check engine light came on the transmission went into limp mode and when the truck was turn off and restarted it shifted ok.Has any one worked on this code? The code P01781...
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1990 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Stall VIN: JM1GD2228L
Engine stalled in heavy rain one week ago, no restart, waited a few minutes, started and ran OK several days. Then stalled again, restarted OK, runs fine now. Both times were on decel. I checked for moisture in dist cap, found none. I srayed cap, wires with wa...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1YVGF22D81
Hello all, I have a Mazda here I'm having some trouble diagnosing. The customer's complaint is that intermittently the vehicle will run hot (temp gauge above the 3/4 mark) while at stops. Driving down the road the temp cools down to normal. When the problem oc...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L no blower VIN: LKJU548936
ful circ hot water in core , no blower mtr shed some lite, ready to go in for blwr mtr and reg
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA2806J
alright guys this car came in from the "barely an american car mechanic" up the street. he said that it had no power. well he was right in park and nuetral you step on the gas and it's falls all over itself, we repaired a couple vaccum lines and put new inject...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L drive by wire VIN: WDBEA32E7R
car in limp home mode. we replace overvoltage protection relay, no help.asr light will come on immediately after key is turned on after we reset computer. does any one know of any common faults othe than the overprotection relay. we are suspescious of a possib... Trouble codes: 22 (miscelaneous code)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L engine VIN: WDBGA76E7R
Hello,need help with this one.This V-12 smokes mostly out of right tailpipe on acceleration after warmup like an old train. I mean a lot!Customer says that never happened before.Old harnesses looked very bad, especially the ones by MAF sensor connectors.The ca...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L starter motor VIN: WDBJF70HXX
Hi Benz techs, I have this 99 e430 that at times when you go to start it nothing happens,but if you try to turn the key on and off quickly it will start, also sometimes it just allows the engine to turn over a half a spin..The starter and battery are both new ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Ride Control VIN: WDBNG70J91
This Benz came in with air ride pump running all the time. Went to Mitchell for diagnostic info and all they showed was a wiring diagram. I spoke with a fellow tech that works at a euro garage and he told me that a special scanner was needed to diagnose the sy...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV11WXP
please help me diagnose vechical were is the dcl hook up i have otc 4000 and mac mentor but cant figure out where to hook up or jump fo flash code ... thanks to any help
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on
HELP!!! Code 32 Egr System. NO IT IS NOT THE TRANSDUCER HOSE!!! I am following the NOdata Flow chart. EGR works with vacuum supplied to it. EGR soliniod tested bad, I replaced now tests good!! Flow chart tells me the check temp sensor white/Purple wire to... Trouble codes: 32 (Egr System)
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1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CS44R3N
good morning fellow techs i have a hard starting eclipse here. car cranks normally,after several attempts it will sputter,a couple more attempts and it starts. this symptom occurs when vehicle is cold,the lower the ambient temp,the worse it is. when car star... Trouble codes: 13 (intake air temp sensor), 21 (coolant temp sensor), 25 (baro sensor)
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HZ1452F
Vehicle came in as a new start. We replaced the plugs and got the vehicle to start. The problem now is it is running very rich at both idle and cruise. I know the idle switch is faulty (this wouldn't make it go this rich would it?) Injector pulse width is abou...
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1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JNFIFU21SX
hello ,this would be my first posting on iatn,thank you in advance for your support,this a car i thought i had fixed ,you will be driving for 15 to 20 minutes and it will cut out at about 2500 rpm,and as soon as it does it once it will do it consistantly after...
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1994 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G2FV22P1R
6 speed trans was removed for overhaul. While out, plugs were replaced as routine service at 90,000 miles. After reinstalling trans, the car has since had a significant miss, stumbling worse when hot. Idle is slightly rough, and driving power is decreased as w... Trouble codes: 15 (low coolant temp reading -40)
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L daytime runnig light, blower motor VIN: 1G2WJF2M2X
Daytime running light go out when blower switch is tuned to first 4 setting, blower resistor has been replaced, fuses are OK, power at switch, grounds OK, blower switch test OK, power though resistor with motor unhooked, plug in motor power is lost, lights go ...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L steering rack VIN: WAURD68D81
We got two replies that recommended checking tires, wheels reset caster (not adjustable) etc. we opted to resend the rack to the rebuilder, the customer decided to sell the car instead
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L Cranks, no start VIN: WBAAD1300J
Thanks to all who took their time out to help. The fusable link was loctated at the right rear fender well 10' from the post, parallel to the positive battery cable wrapped in a piece of shrink tubing under a plastic shroud. I simply soldered in a new fuse for...
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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE5324S
Its going , Its going , its going, its out of here , buh bye. The beemer has left the shop I repeat the beemer has left the shop. Sorry for late post. Since the window work properly before. keys in my pocket I opened and closed the door non stop, when the fell...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L air gag VIN: 36YJR56226
thaks for all the replys, most of you got it right on, i replaced the passenger seat mat & seat modtule, the customer picket up car 3 weeks ago, so far so good again thanks avy
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1989 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, converter glows red VIN: 1G6CB5153K
OK all. This fix amazes me almost as much as the symptoms that led to it. Basically, the glowing catalytic converter and high idle were (I THINK?)the results of the same problem. The PCMs dissatisfaction with the minumum idle speed/excess air/a vacuum leak. ...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29R7T
Thanks to all that responded to my question. I found out after I posted the help request that my back pressure tester was faulty and after that tool was fixed we had back pressure of 1.5 psi max. The next day when I went back out to the truck it would not star... Trouble codes: P0131, P0140, P0151, P0155, P0157.
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L sift sol.A, shift sol. B,etc. VIN: 1GNDT13W0V
ignition switch was intermittent throwing various shift solenoid codes. Replaced switch and it is ok.
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Surge VIN: 1GCCS1440X
Well I replaced the crank sensor with no help at all. I have ran into things like this that make no since before and it turned out to be the ECM.I bought a ECM at a dealer and had it flashed. This thing runs like new now. I want to thank everyone who gave me r...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WF55K3Y
Sorry for the delay in posting the fix for this car. I wanted to be sure we had it definately fixed. We had checked the fuel pressure regulator for leakage numerous times before requesting help. Every time the regulator was checked, there was no leakage presen...
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2000 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 2G1EFP22G0
Thanks for all the replies. The customer has decided not to repair the car at this time. Will wait for some time this summer.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Cuts out VIN: 1GBJK39183
This truck is fixed.after working like a fool on and off for a week,i went back to basics. the truck had good fuel pressure at idle this is the only way i was checking it.when i drove down the road, pressure would drop off.i changed the fuel pressure regulator... Trouble codes: U1024 (u1041-), U1041 (u1800-), U1800 (u0089-), U0089 (u0087-), U0087 (Po700-), P0700.
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44GXW
The fix database was a huge help. Found a previous fix with very similar symptoms. The flywheel/flexplate was cracked completely around the center. R&R the trans and found the flexplate was cracked also. It is fixed and runs great Thanks to all that replied Trouble codes: 1391 (loss of cam or crank sensor).
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B3HD56JIW
Car left shop today. Yes! Ended up having my local c-p dealer lend me a technician and his drb3. We hooked it up and discovered that my used parts indeed were SKIM equipped. I reinstalled the original BCM and cleared the lockout in the PCM, vehicle starts and ...
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1994 Ford F700 5.9L Brake Lights VIN: 1FDWK74C5R
Robert from Maryland nailed this one! Turns out the fusible link on the left side fender well was open @ the splice, inside the molded rubber section. It must have been due to vibration or poor assembly because it was not visibly melted like fusible links norm...
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1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L no cranking VIN: 2FMDA5142V
I have not had a fix on this vehicle, but did suspect neutral safety switch, client was going to try placing into nuetral from park on next 'no start' and report-I have no report from client at present. thanks for all the good help. Brian.
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FMRU1860X
Hey guys, sorry it took so long for me to get back to this. I was waiting for a response from the customer, they were taking vehicle to the dealer. I have not gotten a response from them. Thanks to everyone for their replies though. If I find something out on ... Trouble codes: B1202 (u1262-), U1262 (u1147-), U1147.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSX31F1Y
thanks for all of the great information on the water problem. the problem was a pin hole in the cylinder wall of the second hole from front on drivers side of engine
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46F21
i finally got this thing fixed. i waited a week or so before posting. the problem was two bad injectors. customer decided to rebuild all eight due to mileage. thanks to everyone who helped and pointed me in the right direction since i had limited knowledge of ...
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Shift Interlock VIN: 1FMZU64E82
A special thanks to everyone who replied. Henry, Andrew and Roger hit it right on the nose. Roger even posted the TSB which says to replace the BSI (Brake Switch Interlock) solenoid with the part number. Did that and it worked perfect.
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1990 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L valve lash VIN: JACCH58R5L
Thank for your help guys, what I did on this truck is to adjust zero slash while the engine runing like one sugested, loose one valve at the time and until it clatter and then tight it until it clatter stop on every valve I did it than turn the engine off and ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Mechanical VIN: SAJDA01CXY
Thanks for the emails. The general response was that one needs a WDS to program the control module. The reflash is an improvement but not a repair. Also the replies suggest ignition coils rather that transmission faults. The customer is at the dealer and they ...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Blower motor resistor VIN: 1J4FJ68S6R
Thanks to all for the Help. Installed a new blower motor and resistor and now the Jeep has a Happy owner again. That makes better bussines relations with us and the customer. So Thank you all for the help, IATN is a great thing.
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J46258S9V
thanks for all replies, everyone sugessted crank sensor, unplugged crank sensor and i lost injector pulse whitch i did have when it was plugged in. read on mitchell that the ign. module was built into the computer so took a gamble and found a used computer and... Trouble codes: P0341.
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L 2-3 flare only when cold VIN: KNAFB1216Y
The 2000 kia only had a 2/3 flare when extremely cold. I changed tranny fluid twice. The second time I used Mobil 1 synthetic fluid which claims that it retains proper viscocity to 55 degrees below. I also used a can of gl-7000 auto trans. treatment from Advan...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L idle VIN: KNAFB1216Y
cleaned throttle body, although it looked good.Problem with idle has not returned in a week
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L drivetrain VIN: SALPV1440V
Those who said the chain where correct.It was about 1 inch longer than the new one.I was able to get a chain from a Morse warehouse at a much better price than anyone else. The reason that this actually took so long was there was no hurry as the customer was s...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L power assist VIN: 1LNFM97V3W
we were able to borrow a ford scan tool,retreived one code (vaps loop circit fault) ,scan tool has ablity to work steering assist and we were able too get steering too work properly when scan tool was hooked up ,took an educated guess and purchased a used body...
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1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L camshaft VIN: JM2UF3149N
thanks to those who replied.you were right. the mark on the camshaft is 90 degrees to the right or lined up with the driver side head. the vehicle started right up and it is gone. thanks again and let me say this network rules!!!
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1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JMIBA1416S
Thanks guys for the help, but this one bit me in the ass, Problem what we thougt was car not getting injecttor pulse, but come to find out that the noid light we were using had a burnt out bulb, after replacing crank sensor, computer, distributor. To make a ve...
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1996 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 4F4DR17XOT
I didn't get too many replies, 2 all together. What seemed to cure this truck was a new battery, I went to pull it in the shop , it was dead. I jumped it with a battery pack it fired up the 4X4 light went out , I replaced the battery tried the 4X4 several time...
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1997 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Hesitation VIN: JM1TA2227V
Hi all, This car was a tuff one but with determination & GREAT information we were able to FIX this car. Replaced 2 ABV solenoids on the back of the motor. We also double & triple checked all vacuum lines.This car was from an auction and turns out someone had ... Trouble codes: P1526, P1540, P1628, P0161.
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L no heat VIN: 1160331208
we tested evrything again, and installed a new vdo amplifier behind the glove box. that didnt help, several people pointed to unreliable rebuilt servo units, we ordered another one installed it and we now have plenty of heat. most of the replies suggested repl...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBBA45C3F
I removed the pan & found some metallic debris. Checked operation of valves in the valve body but found no problems. Suggested a rebuilt trans to customer but he declined for now & will drive it as is. Thanks for the 3 replies,
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L reverse gear VIN: WDBED90E8M
we replaced the reverse gear clutches as several posts advised, but the real problem was a torn lip seal on the reverse drum,now car is driving fine. WE WERE ABLE TO BYPASS THE COMPUTER TO RUN THE PUMP FOR THE REAR TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM,THIS TURNED OUT OUT D...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBEA26D7M
I went with the easy to check thing first from Larry [...]. The cap and rotor,they were only about 6 months old,so I over looked them as a problem at first until I read his response. I then changed them with a new cap and rotor [Bosch parts now], and low and...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L ingition switch VIN: WDBHA28EIR
thanks to Mark [...] he emailed me a description 50 purple 15r pink/yellow p30 green/white 15 pink/black 30 red 15x pink/green 30 red car is now fixed and customer is happy
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54EXW
Thank you to those who replied. Several of you suggested trying another key. It worked! Somehow a correctly programed key can go bad, the truck starts, but dies as soon as it goes to the on position. Michael Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Flow malfunction), P0135 (O2 Heater bank 1 Sensor 1).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L no vacuum at reg. VIN: 4JGAB54E5X
I appreciate the input from the five guys. Evidently there is no vacuum on this model. The regulator on the filter is some kind of bleed off line according to most of the guys, but I also had another ML320 come in for a LOF and I checked the fuel filter regula...
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L heater VIN: 4M2DV11WXS
yes we got the Villager back in and serviced the cooling system with a flush and new antifreeze, the customer didn't want the thermostat done unless absolutely necessary to keep the cost down. During the fill we purged the system with the front end jacked up...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L power steering VIN: 1MEFM504U1
Hello everyone, Thank you for all your help. What I did after I requested help is bypassed the return line completely, I went from the rack to the pump and it worked perfectly, so I ordered a new return hose assembly from ford installed it this morning, car is...
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