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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6328V
Hello BMW techs, I'm trying to get a handle on this BMW. The customer says it begins idling poorly and stalling when the fuel gauge falls below 1/4 tank. Alldata has no repair track for the P1585 code, and I'm assuming the others are related. There is no appar... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0301 (1 cylinder misfire), P0302 (2 cylinder misfire), P1585 (misfire with low fuel)
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall
car came in with blown engine. replaced engine and will not stay running, it starts and runs about 3 sec. then shuts off. fuel pres. ok, ignition ok, we had key checked at dealer, they said it was the correct key code for this car.
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1996 Buick Regal 3.8L RPM Limiter VIN: 2G4WB12K3T
Customer lives in Oklahoma Panhandle and complains that rpm limiter shuts vehicle down at 106mph. Driver is highly trained for this type of driving and has several relatives in law enforcement in that area. We know the pcm will need reprogrammed to correct thi...
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1981 Cadillac Seville 4.1L blower motor VIN: 1G6AS6940B
blower motor inoperative had a bad ground on the programmer and display unit causing no lights on display replaced power module due to flow chart for an 82 dont have anything for an 81 if anyone can shed any light on this or possiblily has the correct year flo...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6CD53B1N
I have a good one here!!! This car came in for a no start. You can tell that someone has been working on it before i got it. the starter, alternator, and tuner up has been done. I have proper fuel pressure, but fire is not right. It would one spark one time wh...
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1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G6KS52Y5S
We have to replace two leaking heater hose metal tubes on the back of the engine. They run from the reservoir bucket on the passenger side of the vehicle along the firewall to above the transmission on the drivers side. There is absolutely no room in between t...
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KS54Y3X
Vehicle starts and runs fine.No codes present. Datastream indicates lean condition. Vehicle dies upon decel and is intermittant. Any help would be appreciated.
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1985 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JC69POF
morning all. i hope some one out there can help me. car was towed in for no-start. owner replaced: plugs, wires, coil, cap, rotor, module. no change. we checked for codes, none found. we have since triple checked timing, replaced module again, installed re-man...
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1989 Chevrolet Blazer Scottsdale 5.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEV18KOK
I am posting this for a tech in a nearby town.This Blazer came in with coolant leaks and vacumn leaks from intake manifold gaskets.When manifold was removed it was really cruddy inside.Cleaned manifold and passages and installed new gm gaskets.Now the fun begi... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust)
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54ROL
Hello GM techs, I have this car that came in yeasterday for a intermittent surge & ses light on. I found a sticking egr valve & leaking tbi gasket. Replaced both and road test. Surge is gone but ses light still comes on with dtc 45-rich exhaust. Scanner say o2... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust)
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start
This is a rebuilder so the VIN is jacked up. The vehicle has ran fine since it was rebuilt about 3 years ago. The owner explains that as he was going up an on ramp the truck stumbled and died. Since then the vehicle will not start. The fuel pump is working pro...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L housing VIN: 2GBEK19KOS
Cust had truck towed in off highway, was slipping, fluid was discolored, and smelled burnt. We removed it, and rebuilt here in our trans shop. After install, cust broke down on highway about 150 miles away, heard a bang, quickly lost drive. We towed truck in, ...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L theft lamp VIN: 1G1JF52T4V
Hi there, car in two months ago for intermitant no start-have to wait 10 mins, we replaced lock cylinder and coded key from dealer. relearn procedure carried out(leave key on for 10 mins). car starts-theft lamp stays on. I suspected this may have been how the ...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L MIL Lamp on, GAUGES FLUCTUATE VIN: 1G1ND52T3W
sensor as well. now sometimes when starting the car the gauges will fluctuate and ck engine light will come on w/ no codes stored. we did weld the cat on...have we damaged the ecu??? thanks wayne [...]
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Steering VIN: 2GCEK19T5X
Hello everyone got this pickup that makes a growl or hum that comes out of the steer colum and only makes noise when turn left only, it is defenitly comeing out of steer colum i seen this posted before, if any one has seen this or had same problem send me some...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
I have a 2000 Blazer that came from a dealership wholesaler. When it is shifted into four wheel drive it feels like there are two different gear ratios in the front and rear differentials. it engages fine, then the front wheels start to howl like the are being...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WF55K4Y
Vehicle driver complained of intermittant stalling will restart most times. When it stalls the brake indicator, ABS light, and "Battery" on message center comes on. The first time the vehicle was in the shop had Codes P0230 & P0748. Performed flow chart for P... Trouble codes: P0230 (Fuel Pump Control Ckt Problem), P0748 (Press Control Solenoid Elect), C1233 (R/F Wheel Speed Sensor Short/Open)
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEC14WZY
crank sensor checks fine Trouble codes: P0339
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13502
Actually have 2 of these vehicles with the same problem. Have replace the controller/solenoid and the sensor for the exhaust cam - have had the computer reflashed according to a GM bulletin. Fresh oil change with the correct viscosity oil did not help. No help... Trouble codes: P0014 (Exhaust cam position system performance)
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2001 Chrysler Neon 2.0L engine VIN: 1C3ES46C91
Hello to all you chrysler guys and girls I have been brought a 2001 neon with 115K on it. Customer complains of a noise when cold, I have confirmed what sounds like a loud piston slap OR a slight rod knock when driven from cold Sits for a couiple of hours). N...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L No Start VIN: 2B4GP25B5W
customer came in to make appointment for the vehicle sputtering and when they went to leave the van died and wouldn't restart, the van stayed outside for the next day and when we went to push it in it started. I scaned the vehicle and no codes were stored but ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L evap code VIN: IB7HC13Z51
This car have a intermittent P0442 code (evap small leak) Car is very clean. Once cleared will set code again within some days. No driveability concerns. As I'm not used to these cars, equiped with leak detection pump, I ask where an how to begin diagnostics.... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak)
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Blower motor VIN: 1B4GP443X1
This Caravan has an intermittent problem where the blower motor and radio will cut out at the same time. They will come back and work again on their own 1-5 minutes later.This happens about once a week with no set pattern. I have not been able to duplicate the...
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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Converter Lockup VIN: 1FACP57UXM
Here is 1 for all you Ford guys out there. Customer installed a used trans form a 93 into a 91 Taurus. Salvage Yard also sold him a wiring harness that is supposed to allow the 93 trans function properly in the 91. Problem is, It dies when you pull up to a sto...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Intermittent abs lamp, won't flash codes VIN: 1FDKE30G6R
This should be RABS2 System. I use Mitchell 5 as our shop info system. I am wondering what route to take. It is not to clear. I found a three wire plug, that I think is the test connector mentioned to unplug. The connector is in the lf by the battery and has 3...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTHF26H6T
Cold or hot, put into D,1st, or R, will cut out, die, or stumble for a period of 1 sec or less, at single, and multiple intervals, randomly. You can simulate the issue almost every time. It acts like complete ignition cut out, not just a cylinder misfire. Chec... Trouble codes: 212 (Loss of IDM imput to PCM spout circuit grounded)
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Shift VIN: 1FMPU18LXW
The transmission will not shift unless you have the transfer case selector in low range. When it is high range if you run the rpms to about 5000 it will shift once. The transfer case does not seem to be shifting but it's hard to tell. I removed the shift motor...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAFP66L8X
note: engine will stall at a cold idle, once motor is warm engine performs well. over 11 different fault codes were present when it was first scanned. only p071, p0174 will return. fuel delivery inspects well, ignition monitors well upon scope analysis. believ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Total electrical system VIN: 1FAFP6637X
Hello group, I have a 99 Ford Countor that has been to two shops. Symptom: Customer states that while driving car slowly looses power and cuts off. Confirmed that alternator had stopped charging and vehicle was runnning off of the battery. Customer also state...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4047X
this is for ford tech. 2000 ford mustang fail emmisson code p0411. i check electric air pump ok if apply voltage to pump. its runs. check relay is ok .at relay black wire with yellow stripe has voltage. grounding white with orange stripe pump run at same time ... Trouble codes: P0411 (secondary low air flow detected)
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L drive shaft VIN: 1FMCU70E21
Customer brought in vehicle for 4 wheel drive inop. tested 4 wheel drive switch on dash and was fine. Replaced module and got the vehicle to work in 4 high but no 4 low. Customer picked up vehicle and returned a few days later with a noise. The drive shaft was...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Vehicle has draw on batteries VIN: 1FTSW31F41
This vehicle will completely drain the batteries in less than three hours. There is a body code B1575 that can not be cleared it just comes right back on the next key on engine off test.This code is parking light input. There is no info in alldata about this c...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L reverse VIN: 1FMPU16L51
I got a phone call from customer that his expedtion would not go in reverse but would go forward .brought suv in checked for codes with new modis. none found then checked line preasures they where ok .i pulled pan very little contamination. but trans worked pe...
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR44V13
this truck came in barely running will only run good on propane. we have 2 codes p1131-bank 1 sensor 1- not switching fuel trim weak mixture and p1151 bank 1 sensor 2- not switching fuel trim weak mixture. we know the truck is running very lean the fuel trim I... Trouble codes: P1131 (bank 1 sensor 1- not switching fuel trim weak mixture), P1151 (bank 1 sensor 2- not switching fuel trim weak mixture)
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1991 Geo Prizm GSi 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SL5450M
Vehicle came to us with the cooling fans running all the time,the transmission would downshift at highway speeds when the temp. guage would drop. Found a broken wire between the the cooling fan thermal switch and the relay. repaired the wire and the cooling fa... Trouble codes: 21 (oxygen sensor circuit/open or short circuit)
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1996 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Misfire, won't shift VIN: 1GTFC24R6T
I'm posting this for a friend who has maintained this truck since it was new. It developed a slight miss which has gradually gotten worse to the point that it's undriveable now. The truck will idle fine and everything looks good on the scope (modis) both prima... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Air bags VIN: 1HGCM56694
Hello Honda techs. I was wondering if Someone would have a wiring diagram for the air bag system for a 2004 Honda accord. Thank you for your time.
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L injector VIN: JNKCA21A8X
the vehicle cranks but will not start. test performed: checked fuel pressure and spark are ok. there is no injector pulse. can start using alt. fuel source. can not gather enough info to eliminate security system as a suspect. scan tool shows no codes and all ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L all guages, warning indicators, windows, locks, dr VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0V
This appears to be a typical ccd buss problem, but with a twist... I intermittently lose SOME of the dash guages, but not always all of them in unison... may be the two on the right, maybe the two on the left, and the tach has a mind of it's own... no pattern....
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L differential VIN: 1J4FF48SXY
this jeep was sent to me after trans-shop removed and rebuilt transfer case in an attempt to stop the vehicle from binding up when in 4 wheel drive and eliminate a noise coming from the transfer case. you turn the front wheels even slightly and the jeep wants ...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L Electronic VIN: 1160331208
You'll have to get out the old thinking cap for this one. This is the old climate control system with the vacuum survo. I have replaced the survo, amplifer have checked all the sensors by mereceds book and they check good I have good power to the amp. i exchan...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, fuel level light VIN: 4JGAB54E1X
At half tank fuel level light starts flashing for low fuel level, reoccurring problem. have replaced fuel level sender/fuel pump assembly, twice, repairs it for a short time. 1st time repaired approx 1 year, 2nd time, 2 weeks. Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start VIN: IMEFM66L7X
hey ford techs This car was brought in on the hook not starting. The customer had already had the problem diagnoised at the ford dealership. they said the pcm was bad. So customer brings in ford rebuilt pcm for us to install. So we install pcm and hit starte...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L TCC system VIN: 1MEFM50U15
Hello everyone, We have this Sable that has been intermittantly setting the code P1744 for TCC performance. Please see related repair section. The last time we had it in here, we contacted the transmission shop and they suggested replacing the range sensor. We...
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1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21A7W
car wont start. it coughs back through the intake on occasion , borrowed both crank and cam sensors to no avail.getting odd pattern of spark and injector pulses. cyl #6 in front gets what seems like correct no.s of spark then gets too many to often cyl 4 just ...
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2006 Nissan Maxima 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA312DX
Hi everyone, This car came to us from our local dealer.Customer states that they had put all New o2 sensors into vehical.Customer says they had A ck engine light.They drove the car for a couple of days and light came on.This is where I got involved.I put my s... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L air bag VIN: 1G3AJ85M7T
Hi all and thanks in advance for the help. After installing turn signal cancelling springs and reassembling,the air bag light flashes 7 times when you turn the key on and 6 times after it is started. It performs a system diagnostics check and all is ok. My que...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Misfire
I have to apologise for the lack of VIN. Sometimes I decide to post at home after work and the vehicle is at work. I first began working on this gem in december. The usual intake job that we are all familiar with. At the time the service engine light was on wi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0441
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, LACK OF POWER VIN: 1GHDX03E2X
GM GUYS HELP!!! This Olds is from out of town and broke down on the highway. The symptoms are cutting out, loosing power, and stalling. The vehicle has the ymptoms of running out of fuel, the fuel presure is good even when cutting out, loosing power, and stal...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WX52HXY
this vehical was towed to the shop with a crank no start, i found that there was no fuel pressure so i checked my powers and grounds all was good so i replaced the fuel pump. the car ran good so we let it go. there was a complaint about an intermittent no cran... Trouble codes: B1422 (u1016- loss of pcm power), U1016 (loss of pcm power)
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Cable/Shifter VIN: 1G2WJ12N2S
We towed vehicle in because gearshift cable was broken. After installing new cable we noticed that it was very hard to move the shift lever. We removed the cable and the switch from the transmission and the problem is internal. I searched the archives and didn...
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1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L interior lites VIN: 1G2HX52K5T
interior lites stay on for ten minutes ,which is a safety shut off limit ,should stay on fo twenty five seconds , for exiting vehicle . have checked all door switches by disconecting latch and key cylinder switches ,but interior lites stay on for ten minutes ,...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G2WP1219V
Vehicle came in little low on trans fluid, about 2 1/2 quarts, MIL on and a complaint of a shudder or surge during shifting after warmup and usually going up hill. Filled trans fluid and test drove vehicle and confirmed problem. Scanned computer and found code...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WPOCA2988W
customer came in with a complaint of stalling (immed. after start)after a hot soak...(15 20 min)we could not duplicate the complaint and did all the tests you see inumerated here. we then decided to give him the car back...and of course itstalled the firsttime... Trouble codes: 115 (hot film mass air meter)
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Rt door lock VIN: YS3DF78N5T
Car came in with rt door lock inop with key fob or when locking lft door. The left door will unlock from the right door. Checked wiring--current for 1 sec on violet wire when locking, current for 1 sec on blue/brown wire when unlocking, black wire has good gro...
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L boost VIN: YS3DF78N4X
We have this 1999 Saab 9-3 that is giving us fits. The problem is, when going slow, and worse in reverse, there seems to be no assist from the brake booster and the car is very hard to stop. You can literally stand on the brake pedal and the car will coast to ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L coolant VIN: 4S3BG6857V
this car will overheat and loose coolant very intermittently once a month or so long trip or short doesn't matter never when i have it i have read articles about headgaskets and cracked heads and blocks but i can't find any proof and i would think it would be ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAVN73K6S
this thing sets a code p0420 about every 500 to 700 miles. freeze frame data shows the b1 s2 02 sensor switching mirroring b1 s1. in my shop with the modis on it every thing is working fine. the b1 s2 switching much slower as designed. thanks john Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency bank 1)
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B3X
Car came in with a lean code about 2 weeks ago. I could find nothing wrong. I cleared the code and informed the customer that I could not find anything and we may have to try a MAF sensor. I was a little leary of replacing it because I had never seen this styl... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L master cyl VIN: 4T3EZF13CY
I do accident investigations for Police Depts, laywers,etc. The driver of this Sienna claimed she lost her brakes (she is not sure if the pedal dropped to the floor or that the pedal was firm. She just says,"I could not stop") The first investigator claimed t...
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2001 Audi S4 2.7L turn signals VIN: WAURD68D82
the turn signal problem was fixed by replacing the emergency flasher, however there is still an issue with the abs and brake lite indicator coming on. we have scanned it and erased the codes but they seem to come back in 3-5 days. we do not think they are conn...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Electric Window, door lock, power mirror VIN: 1G4HP5K9Y4
Thanks to all that replied, Phil [...] at BK Auto Service for information about the routing of the wiring harness. We did a continunity test on the seria...
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1984 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 4.1L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6AW6987E
Thanks to everyone woo replied.Some said to check air filter but it was off of the car during most testing.One said to verify O2 operation by creating large vacuum leak.I had allready tried this & readings did go down so O2 was working properly.Most others wer... Trouble codes: 45 (system rich).
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2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L keyless start VIN: 1G6DW67785
Thanks for your replies. As suspected the problem was in the customers garage. He didn't have to replace his garage door openers. We had a radio communication tech go out to his garage and measure and determin the source of the interferance. It ended up his ga...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L limp mode VIN: 1GCEK14K6P
everybody seem to think the problem was b+ pin e and youall where right.paul said to jumper b+ and see what happens.Well it shifted fine on the hoist.This 93 uses the old style ignition switch.this one is powered through the fuse block.I checked it and had bat...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R7V
vehicle has not yet reurned - will update fix when returns - thanks to all who replied Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14W8Y
i first want to say thanks to the guys that wrote back. we did install an aftermarket cap and rotor but do to the emails i recieved we replaced it with a factory cap and rotor and problem went away. thanks alot again for your replies. thanks iatn.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Trans/ Engine VIN: 1GCGG25R7Y
HI IAtn members, They just (aamco0 gave us the van back and said that the 1st tcc solenoid was bad so they put in the second one. We just got the van back 2/28/05 and the customer is driving for now. Sorry for the delay in response. Thanks to all that replyed ...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13W41
Hello, Thanks to everyone for their offer of help. I messed up from the very beginning, transposing a 1 and zero in the fault code. And wrongly sent out a message that became misunderstood as an EGR fault problem. ***! I apologize. ***! The simpleness of... Trouble codes: P0401 (2ndary air injection).
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2002 Chevrolet Gruman P30 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5B4KP42Y42
Thanks for all who responded! The fix for this was the injector pump. Once it was replaced the truck ran great. Thanks for all the replies.
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L belt VIN: 1C4GP64L5V
we overlooked one very important problem - make sure there are no leaks - we overlooked ps pump leaking and getting onto belt
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1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L governor pressure VIN: 1B7GG23Y7V
i replaced the two switchs and the customer picked it up, the problem is that it happens once in a while, so time will tell
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2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4B3AG52H61
well, it is definately an interference engine-8 bent intake valves. They are only ten bucks each and they have them in stock, imaginme that
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2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD56M62
well thank you to all that have responded, we had brought the vehicle up to the dodge dealer and they did a pcm reprogram for the misfire. we have not heard back from the customer and i did leave a follow up message to see how it is running. it ran good before... Trouble codes: P0132 (upstream o2 voltage over 1.5v), P0172 (upstream o2 sensor signal rich), P0300 (cylinder misfires).
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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAPP64RZP
DearTechs: Sorry I'm so long closing this post; my mother has been in the hospital. This car is fixed, thanks to IATN and all the good techs that responded. A number of you mentioned the importance of good secondary ignition on these cars and you were right on... Trouble codes: 341 (octane bar out it is), 176 (O/2 not switching lean), 212 (no tach input to computer), 214 (CID cam sensor fault).
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L power booster VIN: 1FALP5247S
dear techs I received 7 replies on this taurus and they were all good suggestions. clifford [...] hit it right on the head, the gasket was missing between the master cylinder and the power booster.Repaced gasket and all is fine.Thanks for all the replies to...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L temp/charging VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
Thanks ALL for your help. Evidently, after measuring temp's @ diff. spots we decided that the new gauge from another cluster wasn't calibrated to the sending unit. Keep pluggin', and thanks again!
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34X8X
this for explorer is all better, thanks for all the posts i recieved. many suggested mass air , this had already been checked,others pointed to chain problems this was not the newer style 4.0l with all the chains. we removed the intake the following day to tes...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L 4x4 hubs VIN: 1FTZR15X2W
thanks for the replies, however the vehicle has not come back to my shop so I am not sure if it has been fixed or not.
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L engine oil VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
Thanks to everyone that replied. The owner has put over 1000 miles on the car since I changed the oil 3 times in succession with 1/2 hour of run time between changes. For cost efficiency I bought cheap Wally World oil for the first two and used Valvoline 5W30 ...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Cooling System VIN: 1FMNU43S6Y
Special thanks to Jim [...]. I appreciate your time and thoughts. I ended up using Fel-Pro gaskets. The job went well and I'm sure I can do the next one in less time without cutting out a good, quality job. ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L cruise switch
Thank you for all the quick help. This vehicle was a supercab. I was aware of the recall, But this lady is a good customer, Her entire family so I had to get her on the road. Since this on was leaking I got one for an explorer 95 Awd to be exact. The threads w...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F71
Thanks to everyone who replied, the fix turned out to be a new EBP sensor. Two guys pointed me in the direction of a shorted sensor, acouple said to check fuses and one suggested an alternator. Once I unplugged the ebp sensor like John suggested the truck star...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L lacks power VIN: 1FTSW31F83
Thanks for the quick response to the problem.It's correct that there isn't a coolant temp sensor i just didn't know it.Iwish Genysis would delete that pid. I am going to change the oil to 10w30 for the cold weather. Thanks again to everyone !!
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L long crank time VIN: 1GTHK23113
a couple of people said to check fuel pressure well we couldnt get a fitting to use with our fuel gauge , some said there was a problem with the injectors with this model and we had the customer take to dealer and they are replacing all the injectors thanks fo...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L SRS light stays on VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
Turned out be a bad circuit to the seat belt light on the insturment circuit board. Soldered and repaired the circuit and the SRS light went out and everything is fine.
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1845Y
Sorry it took so long to post this. Had to wait ten days to get vehicle back in and then one week of owner driving to be sure it was fixed. There is no MAF or EGR on this engine. Coolant temp sensor was reading correctly and verified with an infared thermomete... Trouble codes: P0172.
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1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L flywheel VIN: KMHJG24M6V
member C. Lee sent me this link to a Hyundai TSB [...] and we have now recieved the part and finished the repair on the vehicle.This TSB was not listed in Alldata and our local dealer didn't know ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW68N5X
Thanks for all the responses. Most of you said the rough idle & dying problem was because the heads had been surfaced too much. The jeep does run and not die since we replaced the 1 O2 sensor and the idle air control. I am just going to put up with the rough i...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV1445X
We have fixed this vehicle. Of the 8 replies I got, 7 said to replace the MAF. No one could give me any diagnostic procedures but we had done a snap throttle test while monitoring the MAF with a lab scope. It has a typical hot wire MAF signature. If you are fa... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean).
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1999 Lexus IS200 2.0L Central locking VIN: JTDBS18200
Thanks for the replies. We have not fixed it as the customer didn't bring car back, but we now have Lexus programming instructions which should come in useful in the future - as Lexus UK give nothing away. I would like to thank Dee Indrathaher from New York wh...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall VIN: JM1TA2214S
Hi there, I received several replies from people who had similar problems with these cars, all of which had a different solution. Among the Solutions were EGR boost sensor, cracked air intake boot, PCM, aftermarket distributor (we replaced it with an origina...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L hard to start VIN: WDBDAZ9D8K
finally got back to this one. regulator was misboxed. after replacing with correct regulator pressure was fine. I also replaced overvoltage relay for good measure because I know from experience, and am reminded by many of you, they can also cause a no start.
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
Well guys appreciate all the great replies, but still waiting for the customer to decide on how he wants to proceed. I think $$$ is a problem as it usually is. The car still sets the code but runs Ok despite this small vacuum leak. I'm sure he'll be back once ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNIRZ24A7L
Sorry for the late post, but we were waiting for customer to scrounge up the cash for the part. Many of you hit it on the nose, replacing the MAF sensor cured the problem. IATN does it again. Thanks so much for the speedy and accurate responses.
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN1CA3109Y
Thanks very much for all the help. The car has been fixed. The unamimous suggestion was to replace the mass air flow sensor, air filter and have the dealer reprogram the computer. We installed the new mass air flow sensor and air filter. However after talking ...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D81
To all. Thank You for the replies. This car is now fixed! The old IAC was shorted and burnt the ECM. New ECM and a flash at the dealer. All is well. Again. Thanks. Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control Problem).
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1996 Other European CORDOB 1.4L Excessive Emissions
Hello my friends. special thanks to michal [...] he helped me alot with this car. this car had alot of problems.the oxygen sensor was very lazy and when it was replaced CO goes down but not enough. then i found out the coolant temp sensor is reoporting to t...
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1991 Plymouth Voyager LX 3.0L Headlights VIN: 2P4GH5530M
Most of the answers stated that the headlights should stay on & then go off after 60-90 seconds. Mine did not time out. After replacing the BCM, the headlights timed out at 60 seconds. Nice to have knowledgeable friends that are willing to give a helping han...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ12X6R
You people fixxed it again. There were 2 separate problems. The warm engine problem (p1640) was the evap. sol. It would go 'open' when underhood temps were hot enough. The first couple times I checked it it was not hot enough. The cold problem (runs real bad) ... Trouble codes: 1640 (quad driver a).
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