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2000 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUC28N4Y
This audi tt came in with code 16825 for the EVAP system. I have checked all valves and system for leaks none found. The purge solenoid is a real joy to get to. Has any one seen an intermittent problem with the purge valves? Also if someone could give me a goo... Trouble codes: 16825 (p0441 EVAP controll sys. incorrect purge flow)
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Engine VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
Hello, this car came in with the complaint that the engine smokes bad (white smoke) on cold days after about 30-45 minutes of driving. The owner stated that it smoked so bad that he thought it was a car that James Bond should be driving. This has happened for ...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUXD68D81
Vehicle came in a few weeks ago with 4 codes: Had one hard code for exhaust temp sensor in Bank 1 and 3 sporadic codes for both front 02 sensors-internal resistance too high and secondary air system; low flow. Replaced bank 1 exhaust temp sensor, erased faults...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L SRS System VIN: WBABJ6324R
Hello everyone, Vehicle is a auction car brought to us to figure out why the srs lamp is on. The seller stated he was sure the light was off prior to sale. The buyer states the light came on and wants out of thge sale. The buyer is suspected of tampering in ...
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L SRS Code6 VIN: WBACG7326V
This car has re-occurance of Code 6 which indicates fault in passenger side seat belt tensioner. In March 2003, car had same code and we installed passenger side seat belt tensioner assy. According to the customer, a couple of years earlier, same part was repl...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L hyd lifter VIN: 4G1JF32T8T
This thing came in running, but overheating, we performed a block test,failed, sold a head gasket job. no big deal. Got it done, it started,ran 10 seconds and died. Rechecked timing chain ok, has spark, fuel, no compression. let it sit for an hour or two, it w...
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1996 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L valves VIN: 1G1LV15MXT
I've done these 3100 intakes many times with no problems until now. it was very sludged up with dexcool oil mix, i've done some that looked just as bad and everything went well, and everything seemed to go well on this one until i went to start it, it had that...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC1242V
has new front and rear o2 sensors all new injectors and plugs, wires, oilchange , reset fuel trims, no codes but has rough idle and shows misfire on cyl 1 sometimes a secondary miss will occur on ajacent cylinder this only happens at idle, off idle is fine the...
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L gauges and codes VIN: 1G1NE52M5V
gotta hot 1 ,,,any help would be greatly appreciated this car came in last july,, abs light on,, brake light on , temp gauge not working and battery light on. plus key chime and ac not working,,,tried to get codes no communication, measured voltage at ign swi... Trouble codes: P0134, P0300, P0135, P1654
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L temp gage VIN: 2G1WH55K61
cleared code tested in shop with scanner temp go up normally on scanner and gage working in shop quit again after car left shop
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L steering VIN: 1C3EJ56X2V
Hello all. We have this cirrus with no power assist at any time. We had to drop the sub frame that the rack and pinion is attached to and removed the psi line from the rack. We have no adapters to go in series to the rack but removed the return and adapted to ...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1P3ES47C5S
Hi guys. This car was originally towed in for a no start after a short run. By the time I got to it late in the afternoon, it started right up. Would start every time for one day. Now it's back with the no start again. Found good spark, no inj. pulse, and no f...
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2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B4HS28Z61
Hi Guys and Gals, Today I have a 2001 Dodge Durango, 5.9 , 46re trans, 4x4. The problem I have is a delayed 1-2 shift at all times. When cold only I also have a delayed 2-3 shift. There are no codes eng or trans but I found low gov pressure up to approx 25mph ...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L 2nd gear VIN: 1B4GP25R21
vehicle came to me with engine light on.I performed computer scan and got po700 code (trans failier).I checked trans program and found code po725 (input speed sensor circuit) Input,output and crank sensors replaced.Vehicle can be driven on times for 2 days wor...
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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT22B2R
Greetings to all ,another shop droped this car off for a drive ability problem when under a load the car has no power and starts to break up.I scoped my distributor sensors and all were good how ever when i went to scope the crank sensor located near the crank...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L speedometer VIN: 1FDKF38F6V
Hello fellow techs, I have this F350 with no speedometer, code 500 set, transmission shifting problems, abs light comes on. I started to check the system out, and just wondered if there is anything common about these trucks for no speedo. I tested the rear axl...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L noise VIN: FTZR15X8XP
Thanks in advance.This truck is a extra cab 4x4 automatic. This truck will have a griding/dragging noise when it is cold in the morning and you hear it most prevelent in reverse while turning . You do hear it in drive turning also just not as much. I checked t...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L intake manifold VIN: 3FAKP1134X
Rattling noise which seems and feels that it coming from intake manifold sounds like a bad catalyic convert but is not.
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Wiring Diagrams VIN: 1FDXE45S4Y
SOS! Help!. One of our best customers has a fleet of these conversion buses he just bought from Avis. The conversion company was El Dorado, but I cant get any info from them on the internet. I am in desperate need of wiring diagrams for the A/C system and/or a...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFT34T4G
helllo . i need help please. this car run when we wait at the stop sigh for about min or more it'will stall) rpm drop) aprox 2 second rpm drop about 50rpm... cust state in then night when she wait at the stopside head ligt goes dim ) i testdrove it never happe...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L drive cycle VIN: 1FTNE24L41
Hi guys...we have this vehicle in our shop and it needs a Mass state inspection sticker and all systems are ready except the EVAP monitor. We followed the drive cycle procedure and all other systems reset themselves but the evap still says not ready. What are ... Trouble codes: P1000 (i/m readiness code)
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L speedo VIN: 1FPFA44481
Guys,car came in for speedo inop was in last week for no start and fixed it ( see related history) When you turn the key on the guages do not sweep and the speedo is stuck at 120mph the rest of the guages read correctly but do not sweep. When I was searching f...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L out put speed sensor VIN: 1FTNX21L82
Truck came in with PO722 and PO720. While driving or in park OSS will intermittently read 5692 RPM and engine will imediatly die then restart. Replaced the OSS and problem still present.
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1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK24F0R
hello all, i repaced the computer on this truck and i would like to know if there is any way to do a TDC offset learn without a TECH1 tool i have red brick, and it is telling me must be done at factory.Alldata is also saying you must use TECH1. Any help would ... Trouble codes: 88 (Top dead center offset)
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1995 GMC Safari 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GDDM19W4S
I found a quick fix that matched my problem of stalling on decel. It said to check the A/C voltage from the pickup coil in the distributor, specs were .7 volts. I did and it was .450 volts. Had one of my men put it in while I was out of town and it ran worse. ... Trouble codes: 36 (idle air control)
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1HGCB7656N
ok,i have a higher than normal rpm at highway speeds,it had been shifting in and out of lockup for awhile then that quit.it still shifts into lockup but the rpms are about 300 to 400 higher than they use to be.i know this because i own two of them.now i have n...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Heater VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
The heater on this van stopped working in the spring of 04, it worked ok during the winter. It stopped working on it's own and was not related to any repairs or visits to a auto shop. We have a clear hose connected to the outlet of the heater and it shows very...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L srs VIN: 1HGCG3256Y
Customer complains of an intermittent SIDE AIRBAG light. Both SRS and SIDE AIRBAG lights comes on when the engine is started and then go out. When the vehicle is being driven with nothing in or on the passenger seat the SIDE AIRBAG light flashes intemittently...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, trans in limp in VIN: KMHWF35V5X
this car is strange. customer came in saying ses light on. said there was no drivability issue other than they thuoght the rear brakes were sticking. I went to check codes and had no communication with my Genesis scan tool. so i tried generic obdII communicati... Trouble codes: P0418, C0101, P100
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1997 Isuzu Bighorn 3100CC Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: UBS69GW007
Hi, Can anyone help with a code list for the Isuzu Bighorn with 4JG2 turbo engine cant seem to find any info on these electronic diesel engines over here in New Zealand. We have a code 32 and 25. I have been able to pull the codes by flashing the engine check ... Trouble codes: 25 (32 -), 32
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L air bag VIN: SAJHN1243W
Hi there, I have a client that went on vacation for 1 mth, he disconnected battery whilst away, upon return he reconnected battery. all was well for approx 20mins and then he states the drivers air bag deployed on opening the drivers door. the keys were not in...
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1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L first gear-popping out VIN: 2CCV81J6J8
JEEP came in with it poping out of REVERSE ONLY.Did not have problems with any other gears. Road test confirmed, and did pop out of gear real harshly and put a small hole at end of trans (size of pencil eraser), pulled trans and sent to rebuilder (with hole we...
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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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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L central locking VIN: 4JGAB54E0Y
have a 2000 ML320 replaced the left rear door lock assem. The central locking would not work knob to lock or unlock door. New lock assem. will lock and unlock however I can not get the central locking system syncronized. Checked the system with my scan tool al...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L starter VIN: 1MFM53U6XG
Long post but lots of info. Car is in for no start. no power to ignition feed to starter. jump the solenoid from battery positive car cranks. key on only battery light on in cluster. crank engine with jumper with key on. no start but have injector pulse, fuel...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA4MR51M1S
when you try to accelerate under load the truck back fires and has no power also after running (reving engine) approx 3-5 min. catalitic converter starts to glow red hot. At idle the converter works fine,(doesnt glow) any help would be great.thanks in advance.
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D4S
Jeeze I hate Nissan. Now that that's out...This thing is back with a P0400 EGR Malfunction. The BPT has been replaced. The EGRC-solenoid has been replaced. The vacuum hose routing is correct. I replaced all the vacuum lines in the EGR/Canister circuit jus... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR Malfunction)
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D1T
We are beating our heads against the wall on this one. Vehicle was towed in. Apparently it was parked several months ago due to knocking CV joints and was running at the time. When the owner got in it to bring it in, it wouldn't start. We checked for injector... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor low or high voltage), P0335 (CKP sensor signal missing), P1400 (EGR valve solonoid improper voltage)
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G3NL52E33
Car came in on the hook at the end of the day with a NO CRANK complaint. Tried to start vehicle and headlights/warning lights go off in the start position return in the on position. Used remote starter with key on, cranked normally but no fire. Suspect PASSLOC...
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1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L engine VIN: 1P3EJ46X3W
Hi guys. This little neon has an engine vibration at pretty much all rpm's. Feels like a motor mount metal on metal or an imbalance problem. Checked all mounts and found them all ok. There is no misfire. Engine power and acceleration normal. According to the c...
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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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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2JB5241W
Looking for a route... Vehicle came in , losing about 4 Litres of coolant in 2 weeks, over heated once. Ran vehicle, checked for any extenal leaking, slight weep out of water pump, normal for this engine... No other leaks, checked heater core, rad, hoses, hold...
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1985 Saab 900 2.0L poor starting after VIN: YS3AM35J9F
Hi Saab people I don't see many of these at all so I'm having a little trouble. Car came in flooded bad. Oil full of gas, intake full of gas, flooded to the point where gas ran down into the air filter through the throttle body and fuel distributor. Changed o...
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2000 Saturn LW2 3.0L No Start VIN: 168JW82R9Y
HELP! This 2000 v-6 wagon is driving me crazy. It cranks but will not run. It has no spark, injector pulse or fuel pressure. It also lacks power at the engine control fuses both #1 and #2. If I power then up it still won't run. The main realy clicks when I tou...
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1996 Subaru SVX LSi 3.3L N-R, R-Park VIN: JF1CX865XT
Subaru techs: We do a bunch, but this one's new on us. Car came in, operates and shifts fine, but when shifting from (or Through) Neutral, trans will bang or shudder most of the time. and then when it is put in park, when you shut off the car, you can feel tha...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L radiator & overflow VIN: 4S3BG6854T
this outback was sent to us by a quickie oil change shop, the customer wanted a coolant flush,when they saw oil in the overflow,they called us. it does not appear to be tranny fluid,so I ruled out trans cooler leaking, it looks & smells like oil,cooling system...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Rear differential VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
Car was originally presented with a "dragging" feeling after driving a short distance. Vehicle owner commutes about 60 miles daily at highway speeds. We noted that after driving less than 1 mile, the car would not roll after coming to a stop. It felt like a "h...
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L heater core VIN: JT4RN13P3K
hi does anyone have the heater core r&r? checked alldata and mitchell and they are not listed thanks bill
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no communication VIN: WVWMA63B7W
hello, im trying to do a state inspection and need to read ecm i have tryed 2 different computers still nothing i have checkd wireing and for aftermarket accessories both ok.scan tool wont read abs,airbag or lets say nothing.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Horn VIN: 3VWTD81HXW
Fuse #13 for horn blows intermittently. Blowing the horn does not seem to be related to the problem. Ripped the car apart and found nothing. We are missing something. Help!
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L ignition switch VIN: 3VWPA81H6X
good morning gentlemen, i have a vw jetta that needs an ignition switch installed due to no power to the relay packs via no power to starter.i am down to the lock cylender collar which has to be removed in order to replace the ignition switch.there is a spline...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Alternator VIN: WVWMA23B3Y
Attempting to remove alternator from vehicle. The lower bolt hits the clutch fan and won't clear the alternator to allow me to free it from the bracket. The alternatives seem to be to r&r the radiator/fan assembly or loosen the entire bracket both which are no...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 9BWGP61J32
Hello everyone, this car came in on the hook with a no-start. I replaced the fuel filter because I saw air bubbles in the line and the customer sad that he got fuel from a different place. That of course didn't help. I look inside the throttle and saw a ton of...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Trans shifter VIN: WVWPD63BX3
This car was involed in a rear end collision.It was not parked, she was driving it when she got hit.After we got it to the shop we were unable to shift the trans out of park or netural with the motor running or ing in the run postion,with the key off we are ab...
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1987 Volvo 780 2.8L Heat Control VIN: YV1HA6924H
Evening Everyone, We have this 780, with Automatic Climate Control (acc). She will not regulate heat properly. In the shop it seems to work fine, Out on the road it go full heat or warm, It does not want to cool down. A/c is working and will go cold in the s...
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1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5711R
we replaced knock sensor kit (volvo part #272234) following factory instructions. within two weeks the mil came back on with same code: m4.3 1-4-3. cleared code and told cust to use higher quality fuel. several weeks later mil returned. cleared codes again and... Trouble codes: 143
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1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1LS554XT
This vehicle is failing the Ca emission test with the following results. 15 mph test co .05% max .50 hc .8ppm max 54 co2 15% o2 .01 nox 606ppm max 430 25 mph test co .03 max .47 hc 6ppm max 37 co2 15% o2 0% nox 542ppm max 717 as you can see it i...
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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L engine VIN: JH4KA8263N
Suggestions: exhaust vibration, no contact with anything, this was more an engine vibration; EGR clogged, this is a V6 not a 4 cylinder; possibly wrong axles, car would vibrate even sitting still; The most likely response (even from local 'Honda' mechanics), '...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L tail lights VIN: WBADD6326V
thanks for all the input about this problem,we replaced both tail light fixtures,oem bulbs,found no outher problems at this time.
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L engine VIN: WBGJ8329VD
Thanks everybody for help. Problem was a partial clogged catalytic converter. Was replace and car run very good now. Thanks again. Milos
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Charging VIN: 1G6KD54Y1V
First let me thank everyone that replied I truly appreciate it.. Now As atated there was lots of oil on the alternator from the previosley resealed oil pan and I'm pretty sure this was what had killed it,But what was throwing me was #1 being unfamiliar with th...
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1980 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L pcv VIN: 1P87LAN424
Talk about response! Haven`t got back to car yet but everybody is right one way or another-valve covers routed to a Vented canister w/KN air filter atop it-looks Very Nice, but no actual flow. I may hav to stick a breather in valve cover for kicks, but there w...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Electrical system VIN: 3GNEC16R0T
The shop that requested me to open help request said that customer got tired of waiting and took vehicle to the dealer. I had 2 suggestions of a bad ign switch or bad wires leading to the ign switch and a bad alternator. It is true that I have seen the regulat...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 2-3 shift solenoid VIN: 1GNCS13W2X
Well the problem was indeed electrical and not an internal transmission problem. We confirmed this by monitoring the control side of the 2-3 solenoid at the computer. Using the analog bar graph on my fluke meter I could see the computer applying & releasing th...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L cruise control VIN: IGTEC14X64
Had an after market add on installed was about 25% the cost and does a good job.
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1990 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L No Start
no start condition, no spark no injector pulse. The problem was the flex plate was broken and was spinning. THANKS TO EVERYBODY.
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2000 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L starter VIN: 4C3AU52N8Y
With the help of some iatn members we figured out the problem. It was the starter and theft starter relays. When they get very cold they stick and will not switch. The theft starter relay has to switch first because this relay powers up the starter relay. The ...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Heated Seats VIN: 2C8GP64L91
I will close this one without fixing. Everyone who said that lower seat element is a common cause was right. I recheck everything this morning and confirmed that the elements were shorted out. However customer elects not to fix at this time. Thanks to everyone...
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1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Charging System VIN: 1B7KF26C6S
I want to thank everybody that offered help. Most replies condemed the rebuilt computer and they were correct. A computer from Chrysler fixed the problem. Thanks Again, Mike [...]
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2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HG38N42
About four eluded that this could possibly be in the normal range for this vehicle. One asked if the vehicle was using oxagenated fuel, indicating that this would lower the fuel economy. O2 sensors, MAP sensor and TPS sensor were all mentioned as possible culp...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L engine VIN: 2B4GP74L72
Hey guys, thanks for all the help! I did not tear the engine down to investigate but what I did find was that the PCV valve was stuck, apparently sucking oil into the intake. I changed the PCV and all is good again. Thanks again to all that helped!
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L Running systems VIN: LFARP11J5R
Thanks to everyone who helped with each reply. The car had many problem codes. The main code was the MAF sensor. Tried replacing it, but the code came up again. So, we tried changing the ECM, and now the car runs fine and has power. It seems, the ECM was malfu...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Front Axle Motor VIN: 1FMDU34X3S
Thanks To all that responded. The Problem was the Front Axle Vacum Motor. There is very Little info on how thos works. So here is how it works. When you engage 4 low or 4 high the inside port should recieve engine vacum to pull the fork that moves the collar t...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5140T
I finally was able to do the repair on this vehicle. I removed the cam sensor and took a look insde of it. Visually nothing was wrong with the sensor itself, but alot of tech say that the cam sesnor magnetic part tend to break loose and fall into the syncroniz... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L eng VIN: 1FTRX18L8X
changed pcv valve did a 200 mile test of our own did not use any oil thanks for all the help
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTZR15V7X
Thanks to everyone for the help on 99 ranger 4 wheel drive. The fix ended up having a wire shorted to ground that ran from the brake switch to the shift control module. Someone unhooked a trailer brake switch and just jamed the wires back under dash and put th...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP5522Y
Many helpful replies. Someone suggested do a running compression test. Passed. This combined with the compression test and the leak down test we did earlier means nothing mechanically wrong with the engine. Ended up being carbon build up on #3 intake valve. Th... Trouble codes: P0303 (Missfire 3 cylinder).
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP44481
Hey Guys, as per the update fixed this by repairing the ground connector right beside the battery that pulled apart just enough to lose ground thanks for the info
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L mode door VIN: 1GKDT13W1W
Well the fix is to rebend the linkage shortening it by 1/8', to reduce the pushing stroke. Then installing a stop that raises the pulling stroke by 1/4 inch. I used a brake spring seat with a slot cut into it and put a couple of dabs of silicone to hold it in ...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB769XP
Thanks to all that replied. I have been in this crazy business for 35 years, and for you younger guys, once in a while you will get one that just dosen't want to get fixed. Most suggestions were for egr passage clogged, but I removed egr valve and checked for ...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L battery drain VIN: 1J4EX58S5T
Thanks for all the help with this Jeep, the BCM was the problem, sent it out to the Dealer to get it repaired, took two weeks. The BCM has been update 3 time is what my Chy. sales guy told me. Installed BCM and all the other stuff that I had apart, and recheck...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L A/C system VIN: 5LMPU28LJ0
Hello Techs: Thanks to everyone who help me, everyone was right. My problem was in the rear evaporator and the expantion valve ( block type). I remove the E.V. and the evaporator to check it, and I found aluminum debris in the E.V, so i have to flush the evapo...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
All of the suggestions sent to me have been tried earlier in my diagnosis. I want to thank everyone for writing and trying to be helpful to me. As of this writing, I believe the problem to be mechanical in nature. The first place I'm going to start is by pulli... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire Cyl 5).
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L engine won't shut off VIN: WDBCA37D3F
Ended up disconnecting everything related to dash lights even rear body harness because the rear doors had power and heated seats with the dash illumination going to them but no luck. Best I could figure wires in dash harness were fused together somewhere but ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBDA29D2H
Well, unfortunately I couldn't fix this one. As some of you suggested I replaced to over voltage relay. I replaced the air flow sensor potentionometer. The signal was good and steady and I adjusted to about .76 volts, but that didn't help. The customer was try...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV11WXP
all replies were helpful Icould not flash code this when I jumped wire at trans no light at all apeared used red brick input as nissan v6 mfi with nissan 2 connector and pulled code 32 egr valve malf. tested found solinoid bad costomer declined repair due to c...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L daytime runnig light, blower motor VIN: 1G2WJF2M2X
Thank you all for your help, deeply appreciated, the fix was a new ignition switch. Once agan thank you. Mike
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire, CYL 2 ONLY VIN: 1G2NE12T51
All were good replies, but by the way it was acting we still though tit was a misfire. we decided to reflash the p.c.m., and after that, i t seemed to be much better, but the misfire moved to cyl 1. not possible. then the tech took the car for a test drive, an... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl 2 misfire).
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G2JD12T11
I appreciate the 3 replies I received, however, I was unable to rectify the surge. The car ended up at a GM dealer where they replaced the ECM. Thanks for the help.
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Vibration VIN: 4S3BG6854X
We've check cam timing, leak down test and not able to find the caused of vibration. The vibration is just a bit more than normal. We've compared to another Subaru. The customer took it to the dealer. What the dealer told the customer, that the year 97 through...
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1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L Unknown VIN: 4115V21LE6
I call the Customer & ask him,How many year haven't you change a Trans Oil/filters & he say i haven't change it 3-4 yrs, at that time scare me up ahh. So i change the oil & filter, the oil already dark. After i check it i didn't see any debris come out & the c...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H6T
Much thanks to all who replied. I replaced the coil pack and all is well.
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1992 Volvo 940 GL 2.3L Stall VIN: YV1JS8830N
Thanks to Justin and David [...] replaced the crank sensor. It was priced cheap for a Volvo. It has run fine for 2 days so Thanks IATN members another problem solved
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Stall VIN: YV1TS94D51
To All, Finally another fixed car, and a satisfied customer- the car is currently at the dealer getting programmed due to throttle body replacement. To all who advise to me that it was a throttle body- you hit it on the head. I do appreciated everyones help ...
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