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1996 Audi A6 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84AOT
HELLO TECHS I HAVE THIS MISFIRE ON #5 ONLY I WENT THROUGH AND CHANGED ALL IGNITION COMPONENTS,FUEL INJ,CHECK COMPRESSION,USED VALVE CLEANER.POSABLE MAF,A COMMON PROBLEM LIKE VW'S?NOW KEEP IN MIND THIS IS Another Unbelievably Dumb Invention 'AUDI' Trouble codes: 305 (misfire cyl 5)
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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Clutch VIN: WADDH11HHH
you bmw techs out there, i need some trick to install the top starter bolt. its really hard to get the nut started. thanks in advance for any help
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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 Wont Start VIN: 1G6CD53B5N
Ok GM guys I got one for ya. This Cadillac came in with a no start condition, and after tons of probing of wires etc. I've come up with the following. Ignition switch is functional and all fuses are good. The resistor pellet on the key is worn and the key we ...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52Y8T
cust states that after over night sits 8-10 hrs or at least a 2 hr sit between engine starts, engine runs rough for at least 5 to 10 seconds. engine smooths out after 10 seconds. mil light then is on. engine was started and run for approx 5 seconds then shut o... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Starting VIN: 1G6K5S4Y8Y
I got this Caddy that has an intermittant condition where the starter won't crank. It has been to the dealer several times they have replaced the following items Starter Relay, Starter, and PCM. The owner came to me for a second opinion. I have checked voltage...
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1988 Chevrolet Camaro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1FP21S7J
Greetings techs, this one came in with 42, EST code. Cleared code and did not return, but it has a real high idle. Scan data shows IAC is at around 80. Timing is O.K. TPS at idle, .80V and no Vac. leaks found. EGR is not influencing it and valve looks new. CTS... Trouble codes: 42 (EST problem)
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GTHK34K9S
after engine repair noticed a stumble on light accel about 1500 rpm only. after that vehicle drives normally and idles normally tried another ignition module with no improvement also double checked base timeing and distributor sync both are ok it almost feels ... Trouble codes: 42 (ignition control module)
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 3G1JC5248S
Greetings fellow techs.The customers original complaint was that the car would start and stall almost everytime you started it.After a few tries it would run o.k.When the car arrived this morning the customer said that it was now starting o.k. but the mil indi... Trouble codes: 19 (crank sensor fault)
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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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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L ABS Module VIN: 1B7GL22X8W
ABS and Brake light will come on. Another shop already Replaced speed sensor in rear end. Run code and had 36 and 72 (speed sensor and ROM checksum) Have good ac wave form Speed sensor to module. Cleared code's and road test, ABS And Brake light came back on. ...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L instrument cluster VIN: 1B4HS28YXX
Intermittantly the cluster loses communication. Code p1687 is set in the pcm when this happens. It happens after the vehicle is running for 10 minutes more or less. The cluster was replaced due to internal rom failure code last week. The CTM was replaced the w...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
No spark after primary timing chain tensioner and right primary guide werte installed.Also replaced coolant bleeder housing on top front of engine.Cam sensor has been replaced.
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Rolling Idle VIN: 1FALP57U8R
Hi all, engine idle varies between 400 & 900, with occasional stall...in Park or Neutral, when put in gear engine will either stall (not often) or more often than not idle smoothly and stable. KOEO continous code is 639 for the tss (vss works fine), scan data ... Trouble codes: P0639, P0412
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Crankshaft & Bearings VIN: 2FMDA514XS
This one is a puzzler. Vehicle came in with complaint of coolant loss, Could smell coolant around engine compartment. We found coolant leaking from timing cover gasket on the back side. We went thru normal tests, test drive, verified that headgaskets were ok...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L intake leaking VIN: 1FTDF1725V
will not turn over, pulled plugs collent in cly. pulled intake , gasket bad but still wont turn over, PULLED STARTED IT DROVE IT IN THEN IT WOUDNT TURN OVER
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FTZR15XXX
Good evening techs I got a trans problem thats kicking my butt. Customer had Jasper trans installed 3000 miles ago and had a terrible 1-2 shift After talking to jasper support they suggested replacing unit, which we did. Now it has a sloppy 1-2 shift, worse t...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L oil system VIN: 1FDXE45F4Y
truck has long crank and some times after sitting for a while will no start . no problem with glow plug system i think that it is in the oil system. retrieve dtc p1212 and preform pinpiont test and come up with a bad icp sensor replaced sensor and changed oil ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C9Y
this vehicle is setting a po340 cam position ckt malfunction.we installed new oem sensor same problem.tested wave form with vantage looks ok.if we clear the code and road test,code will not reset.if vehicle is shut off for 10 min and restarted will reset again... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Noise VIN: 1FMZU74E72
Greetings from South East Missouri! This vehicle has what I would describe as a slight rattling noise under hard acceleration. If the radio is on the noise might not be heard. Do not notice it to much in low gear or reverse but second and third gears it can b...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L speeod VIN: 2FAFP71W53
I need the help of IATN. I have this Sheriff's Dept vehicle that the speedo jumps from 0 to 50 MPH and the vehicle is in park. It also will do it driving down the road. Checked the VSS reading with scanner and it is steady and correct. I checked the radios and...
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L hard start VIN: 1FMFU18L23
hello techs, i have a 2003 expedition, intermedently it has long cranking times before start up. does not matter if is cold or hot. sometimes it could go a couple days before acting up. never had it happen to me, but its a good friends truck. he says it cranks...
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1991 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GTEK19K9M
On this 1991, GMC, K1500. 5.7L engine, It has burnt out 4 ignition modules in the past year. I wonder if anyone has come across this problem, and what the cause might be. Thanks, Kevin
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1987 Honda Accord 2.0L engine VIN: 2HGCA5637H
This car vibrates very badly in drive at idle. Vibration can be felt through steering wheel and body. The problem is not as noticeable in reverse. You can feel the engine vibrate if you touch it. all the mounts seem good and the only way to improve the vibrati...
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L driver's door VIN: JHMCB7561L
Customer brought vehicle in with the complaint that the driver's door will not open. We checked and found that either the part that releases the latch or the part that locks and unlocks the latch is broken. The door panel cannot be removed with the door closed...
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1991 Infiniti G20 2.0L 5th GEAR VIN: JKCP01PZMT
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. We installed a used engine into this infiniti and all was good. A few weeks later now, the vehicle has returned popping out of 5th gear constantly and grinds when you attempt to push into 5th like teeth are ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Windshield wipers VIN: 4S2DM58W3Y
Appears that power and grounds are ok. Checked resistance at module coming from wiper switch and it changes from .9 ohms to 1.7k ohms. Disassembled module to check for broken solder joints and saw none. I am curious to see if anyone has had this prublem. Think...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L system pressure
This fine English car pumps up the pressure very quickly and blows coolant all over the place, "block check" shows products of combustion in cooling sys. removed head, nothing looks blown, head gasket is in very good shape. This car is not a museum piece and I...
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1999 Jaguar VANDEN PLAS 4.0L readiness VIN: SAJKX6044X
Hi all you jag guys! This car came for PA enhanced emission test. Computer saw readiness not done, someone erased the codes. The cust stated the repair facility fixed the problem but could not reset monitors so they gave up. The drive cycle was attempted sever...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4FY49S7V
I have a 97 Wrangler here that is killing me. It's only really annoying because of how simple fixing it should be. OK, here's what's going on. -235/75/15 mild All-Terrain tires at 33 psi -solid axle dana 30 front end, dana 35C rear -Only modification is a 1 in...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G258N1Y
This all started last april when the fuel pump was replaced due to a no start condition, a week later the car was going from tallahassee to tampa and about 100-150 miles into the trip, the engine starting bucking badly. We got to tampa, checked the codes, ever...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation, no power
hello again. this lexus is giving me a migraine. it has no power when power braking or driving. reving up at idle is sluggish. it does not miss under load or at idle. the convertors melted down so those are dropped but still no power. compression reads about 2...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBDEA30E9N
Difficult startup sometimes no start, when just turning the key to start position will start but stumble slightly for approx 2-3 seconds and runs @ 500RPM then after 2-3 seconds will have slightidle flareup and then stabilize to a good normal idle speed , prim...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L rear ride control
Rear suspension bottomed out, noticed it does have self leveling suspension with accumulators but have no info on testing this system and cant find any printed material. When driving in car the rear suspension is bottomed out and car is bouncing on the tires l...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Engine Rattle VIN: WDBHA24GXY
Hello group. This car is making noise on light accleration about 1200 rpms. It also makes noise when activating camshaft advance machanism. We removed valve cover and inspected camshaft oil plugs and replaced chain tensioner. Only three cam shaft plugs are vis...
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G3AL54NOL
I've got one for all of you gm wiz's out there. I have this Olds with a 3.3 in it, the problem I am having is a hesitation on acceleration and a liht miss at idle. It is not a dead miss, I can do cylinder balance test and all cylinders will have some change. I...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3KL7847T
Hello fellow Techs... I wanna thank everyone taking their time to read this. I have a 1996 Plymouth Voyager with a 3.3 ltr v6 in the shop that has a po1391 code for intermittent loss of ckp and cmp. The number 5 and possibly #[...] loses injector pulse int... Trouble codes: P1391
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G2WP12K3X
Got a noise I can't figure out. Sounds exactly like a rotor hitting backing plate. Noise only occures on right hand turns during any kind of accel. light or hard. Will not happen on decell, braking, or in reverse. Has original wheels. Will happen everytime aft...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L thermostat VIN: 1G2JB1241Y
I have a 2000 sunfire in our shop with no heat, the engine operating temperature is only getting to 125 degrees.Suspected the thermostat.So i removed what looks like the the thermostat housing (and according to alldata and general motors parts is supposed to b...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52751
trying to help out a local used car dealer on this one.he can't sell the car unless he gets this solved!shortly after he aquired the car,the mil came on.he tried to repair it himself by replacing plugs,and complete coil housing assembly from another car.code c... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Front Brake Pads VIN: 3G7DA03E53
We work on a fleet of 2003 and 2004 Pontiac Azteks that have extreme front brake pad wear. There is some variation between vehicles, but the one posted on this e-mail is typical of the higher mileage units. These vehicles are lightly loaded and run mostly city...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L evap monitor inop VIN: YS3DD55B8V
This one will not pass state obdii plug'n'play inspection. Had a code p0422 but after clearing and driving a trip the catalyst reported ready and no codes were set. Since it won't run the evap monitor, it will not run the trip obdii monitor, so won't pass insp...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: YS3DD55N0X
vehicle was brought in by customer complaining of stalling and hard starting.we've checked the ignition cassette,fuel pressure and vacuum psi and vacuum lines. vehicle lopes at idle and stalls 1 every 3 test drives.and does not set a check engine light,fuel pr...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Trunk lid lights VIN: YS3ED45E3X
Hello SAAB folks - This one came in with an inop central-lock motor in the trunk lid. I found 3 broken wires inside the rubber jumper from the body to the trunk lid, repaired them by pulling replacement lengths of wire thru the jumper & splicing them in, keepi...
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1996 Saturn SL2 1.9L Service light VIN: 1G8ZK5277T
Tested according to alldata and could not find a problem. Code 1650 and 1651. Codes for quad driver problem. I have tested the QDM's and it is in the Check engine light circuit. Does anyone know where to go next?
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1972 Toyota corolla? 2.0L No Start VIN: TE27404558
posting this for starter/alt shop next door, his customer installed japan import engine into 72 toy corolla. customer bought engine harness and computer from importer in california. importer only sells engines has no idea of anything else. the engine has 3S-GE...
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1983 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L driveshaft VIN: JT2AE72W0D
This car belongs to one of my employees. He said that he had a howl that just showed up. We put car on lift and find carrier noisey and noise like a bearing going bad in the differential. So we took the drive shaft out and the u-joints were binding also. We to...
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1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Cam Gear
I'm trying to remove the cam gear from this Land Cruiser to facilitate the replacement of a leaking gasket between the timing gear backing plate and the front of the motor. According to the factory service manual the cam gear is pressed on and off the cam shaf...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L exaust ? VIN: 5TDZT38A51
this vehicle came in with very slight noise in drivers compartment around accelerator pedal, the noise sounds like exaust leak, it is not noticable unless vehicle is in 2nd gear or higher and under hard load. it sounds exactly like an exaust leak at left hand ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWTE29M5Y
this car has had a check engine light comming on for miss fire #5 cyc. and occasionally a random miss fire code po 300. we have checked ignition on scope it all looks good. we have replaced the plugs. tryed swithing wires around. scoped the injector pattern. t... Trouble codes: P00, 305 (cyc 5 missfire), P00, 300 (random miss fire)
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L check engine light VIN: WVWPH63B01
check engine light is on, pulled codes, undocumented codes 491 & 492 were gathered with snap on scanner. the car runs fine, the light comes on after about 500 miles, i clear the codes and the light and codes come back after about 500 miles. alldata has no info... Trouble codes: 491 (undocumented), 492 (uncocumented)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M51
The throttle control module seems to check out ok also.any feedback would be great,thank you. Trouble codes: P0172, P1142
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L ABS Module VIN: WAUKH28DXY
From what I understand is that this unit can simple installed and bled with out difficulty. The customer needs to save his pennies for this one.
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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L hunting 3rd-4 shift VIN: WABASH34A1
the problem is definately described to a tee in a bmw bulletin on plenum shift, delayed gear engagement, and or adapter case leak. The tranny needs to be resealed as the bolts are under torqued from the factory for the front tranny adapter casing. have not fix...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L DATA Displays VIN: 1G6CD5330L
The ALTERNATOR is FIXED but the HEATER/AC IS NOT. The ALTERNATOR problem was related to the heater problem. Most of the replies suggested checking all powers and grounds to the BCM and the ALTERNATOR. I found there was no power to the 'F' terminal at the alter...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
Thanks for all the help. I checked the tire sizes and had 235/75R15 on the fronts and 235/70R15 on the rear. installed four new tires and that solved it, again thank you.
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GKDT13W6Y
I didn't know that I could update only once(newbie)so I will give an update/summary. The customer showed up at 4:45 p.m very stressed out because her truck had been acting up all day(finally).We had previously put 200 km. on it without incident so we gave it b...
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1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L limp in mode VIN: 1C3EU4537S
Thnak you to all who replied. The final answer on this was that the wiring harness at the right front of the car had pulled from the body and was rubbing on one of the pulleys. As mentioned, code 28 does not cause limp in, so we started looking further for oth...
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1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B7GL23Y9R
thank you every one . well this thing was repaired, first we removed exhaust sytem. replaced cat and muffler. catalyst was weak. also we had low exhaust backpressure from aftermaket muffler. that gave it more lift on egr valve.i was not concerbned originally w... Trouble codes: 21 (o2 sensor).
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2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B4HS28Z61
Hi Everyone, I appreciate all the help and fast replies, some in less than 1 hr, but the customer decided not to deal with this problem at this time so I must close as a none fix. Thanks to [...], Tim Bresham...
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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDEE14NOL
teem i would like to thank all of you that replied. i checked all of the grds.and found all checked out ok. i wiggled the wires comming out of the processer and finally got a ground on # 2 pin on the self test connecter. my scanner still would't communicate ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X3S
I went back and retraced my steps and found a bad connector on # 5 injector. Thank you to every one who responded
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4047X
thanks steven and abel point to me recheck pump. i did notice pump did not have enough flow. i remove pump and disassemble found dirt and water in it. replaced new all is well. i would say pump location is not a good spot in front of right front wheel bell cov... Trouble codes: P0411 (secondary low air flow detected).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Over Drive VIN: 1FM2ZU72E4
Sorry for the confusion with my origanal post.It should of read with the exception of no converter lockup trans works and shifts well.We installed a new converter and solenoid pack and still had the same problem. We decided we should drop the valve body and in...
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1999 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 5.7L front axle VIN: 1GTHK33R9X
Well,no fix this time. The tk is being used with the timer logic relay module unplugged. No problems reported, so this could rule out mechanical problems with the front axle. The indicator lights up when he experiences problem so it seems that the actuator is ...
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1991 Infiniti G20 2.0L no compression VIN: JKCP01PZMT
Hello everyone and thanks for the advice on this one. We recieved numerous replies stating that most engines that use a chain are in fact interference. Well...that appears to be the case because once we loosened the cams and put air pressure in, the intake his...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L monitors VIN: JNKCA21D3T
All have said these monitors are hard to run,even epa.I told customer to drive it for two weeks,and i will recheck it. Customer has not returned yet.I will post if they do and report findings.Many Thanks
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1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJGX2246W
Hello All, Two of you nailed it as being secondary chain tensioners This car is fixed! At first customer would authorize to replace ONLY secondary tensioners, after many long conversations we had him sign a waiver and did only them!. Guess what happens next?? ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L temp door operation VIN: 1J8GW68J22
thanks to everyone who helped here. just about all who replied were correct. chrysler does have a tsb for the problem TSB 24-001-04 which for some reason is not in the snap on/mitchel shopkey program. p/n [...] were the assemblies requi...
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2000 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L extended crank VIN: KNAFB1213Y
Thanks to those who responded. We order a fuel pressure regulator set an appointment to replace it Tne car did not show up for appointment. I called the customer she stated the problem had gone away and was working fine. We called few days ago states car is do...
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1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L Sunroof VIN: JT8VV22TXM
Thanks for the replies, we will check avalibility of the parts and see if we can schedule the cutomer in. Thanks Again. Jon
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1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L Parking Brake VIN: JM1NA23519
We replaced the master cylinder with an OE unit and the customer has not returned and if this problem had persisted he would have.
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start VIN: IMEFM66L7X
All my replies were the same. This car has PATS (passive antilock security). If you change the pcm you must have it programed to the security systen with a ford scanner. the customer has picked up the car and taking it to the dealer. I would like to thank thes...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT54L6X
after we have done all we could do we sent it to the dealer and they have had it for three days and just called and said it was fixed. we keep getting a alpha reeding on st -1 that went from 74 to 136 very rapid all others ok. only cold. just as soon as it war... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6ED26Y9Y
checked distributor as per information sent from [...]. the distributor bearing was worn and cause the pusle wheel to rub. replaced the distributor. this took care of the problem. thanks for all the help from everybody.
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D11
The trouble code was never able to be cleared. I made sure the proper crank sensor was installed, (white dot). I was able to obtain wave form patterns from Nissan. Crank sensor wave form looked identical to info supplied from Nissan. This car came from a used ... Trouble codes: P0335.
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Surge VIN: 1G3AJ54N0L
New injectors was the fix, after perform a amp probe test, found four of the six was bad, replaced , integrator and block learn back to normal after close loop. Had another one in after and notice the evp purge solenoid always purge also in park and idle, but ...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3AM54N1M
I recieved 11 replies for my help request. Most of them said I had a vacuum leak. I went through all my tests and checks again and came up with the same results. It sure acted like a vacuum leak. It turned out to be the ECM, I replaced it on Tuesday and the id...
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G3WR11X5N
Well thanks everyone... i had another car for parts that i know passed the e-test not long ago so after pulling the EGR off and the car runnning no different than wit it on i decided to completely clean the upper intake off the other car and switch it...and gu... Trouble codes: 33 (EGR Valve Malfunction).
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2003 Opel Corsa C 1.2L Shifting VIN: W0L0XCF683
Hello. I am closing this request with an update, but the car is not yet fixed. I received one answer in which I was reminded of the importance of proper bleeding techniques with the tech II. Having done all of the procedures, We ended up calling on Opel Deal...
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1996 Plymouth Neon 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, WONT GO OVER 5 MPH VIN: 1P3ES22C4T
The fix was in fact the wiring harness it was melted together with the other wires in the system approx. 18's up the harness from the crank sensor.
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L interior lighting VIN: 1G2WJ12M4R
Had 3 good responces but robert had the test included below it did take new headlamp switch assembly Thanks Again Duane S. [...] HOPE THIS WILL BE OF SOME HELP.IF THE DOOR AJAR CHIME MODULE IS SOUNDING WITH THE DOOR OPEN THE HEADLAMP SWITCH SHOULD BE RECIEVING ...
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Lighting VIN: WPOAA0947E
Well we finally got it fixed, it turned out the feed wire (49a) to the emergency flasher switch which powers the signals had power but no amperage, it was corroded in the back of the fuse panel, repaired the connection and disturbed the horn wire and had to re...
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2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 453BH6651Y
Hello Techs, We sent this vehicle to our friendly local Subaru dealer. They took their time and after several phone conversations and a lot of hair pulling finally arrived at the fix which was to adjust the valves! Thanks to W/ [...] and John of Clayville auto...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6653Y
Thanks for the input group; It seems that almost all of you said it was caused by the trans neutral switch but I got a message from David [...] II that mentioned a computer reflash available from the dealer to correct this problem. Our service adviser ment... Trouble codes: 1507 (idle control system malfunction).
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L clutch
thanks for the replys from you guys. the disc was worn to the rivets..works good now. the flywheel was one piece. used new sach,s kit. This was first time working on new beetle.. dealer told me two piece flywheel is on 1.8L. thanks again for your help. mike in...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M6X
What a releif to know that there are so many VW experts right at my keyboard. It was the O2 sensor. We replaced the one back by the CAT and the problem is solved. Thank you all very much for the help!! Trouble codes: P0141, P0140.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C0X
thanks for all the help I beleave it has a bad airmas and convertor on it but im having a hard time selling this to my service writer or the customer he has spent some mony and is broke but he still wants the car fixed if it comes back in i will up date thanks... Trouble codes: P0411, P1128, P0172, P0300, P0301.
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L lifters VIN: YV1TS90D2Y
Everyone that replied said I needed to replace the o-rings beetween the oil pan and the block you were wright on but the custemer drove the car to long and we have to replace all the lifters, all 24 of them! Thanks to all for your help and thanks to George for...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Hard to start VIN: YV1SW61R82
This one is gone and appears to be fixed. We ended up putting a new timing belt on it (cracks in old one). I had 3 very helpful responces the first was to check for pinched wires to the cam solenoid at top of the valve cover (wiring good), the others suggested... Trouble codes: P0012 (Intake Camshaft position timing - over retarded).
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