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1990 Acura Integra GS 1.8L oil consumption VIN: JH4DA9467L
Hello Everyone, I am hoping for some advice on this integra. It smokes like a signal fire. Original customer complaints were misfire and blue smoke from exhaust. Brought it into my shop for testing. At idle exhaust color was normal, but snap throttle litera...
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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L front end VIN: 2HNYD18212
Vehicle came in w/ rattle in front end. Checked front end,found worn sway bar links and replaced both front sway bar links. Rattle was still there. Noticed leaking front strut, suggested to customer to replace. Replaced both front strut assemblies (entire asse...
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1992 BMW 318is 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WBABE5311N
Engine came in making a noise, Rattleing vibrating type. The noise sounded like it was coming from the timing chain area. We took the front of the egine apart to inspect the chain and chain guides. After visual inspection we could not condem any one thing that...
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Trans Program VIN: WBAHE63235
This car is puzzling me. The car is having strange electrical problems that I believe may be associated with some type of instrument cluster failure. The RPM would spike initially before we replaced the alternator. Now with new alternator the Tach behaves norm...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L fuel guage VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
We replaced transmission, I don't believe that had anything to do with fuel gauge. Customer had same trouble before, unclear on exact repair performed, Customer states dealer removed instrument cluster and did "something". Fuel gauge indicator was pegged on wr...
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1986 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G1AW19X9G
ok feedback carb guys this is a good one. this car was towed in a few days ago with a no start cond. found it to be flooded real bad, cleaned plugs and tried it again good spark but still flooding. I took off the carb opened it up and found accel pump broken, ...
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1987 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM15Z2H
OK, GM GUYS THIS IS A DIFFICULT ONE. ANOTHER TECHNICIAN HAD STARTED WORKING ON THIS VEHICLE AND I HAVE TRIED TO HELP WITH NOT MUCH CHANGE IN CONDITION. THE VEHICLE FIRST CAME IN WITH A MIL LIGHT ON AND CODE 33 AND 45 STORED. WELL, HE RAN THE FLOW CHART AND REP... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor vaccum low), 45 (rich exhaust)
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1994 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L wipers VIN: 1GBEG25K8R
customer came in with complaint that wipers would not shut off or would start swiping on crank up and would not shut off until you cycled key again. we have replace the wiper pulse board and motor with a rebuilt unit that the customer had supplied. After insta...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Starting VIN: 2G1FP22P1R
Thanks in advance for any help. This camaro has no power to the starter, it has the security light on. Last week we tested the ign switch, clutch switch, both are powering up. The theft deterant module was not allowing power through so we replaced the module ...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 2GCEK19S3T
hi guys got a goofy one here.this truck came in with left rear brake heating up.we did a full brake inspect on it.we replaced rear wheel cylinders on it neww shoes and rear drums.brake cables are not sticking. any ways the left rear still heats up periodicly n...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GNNGC26RX
Hello Gents. This is a head scratcher which has come my way from another shop. They have limited test equip and experience and their problems become mine. Of course as most techs, we like a good challenge although sometimes we get more than we bargained for. W...
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L gauges/indicators VIN: 1G1ND52M1V
I've tried just about every test I can think of. Dash lights come on (background), but the check engine, oil, low fuel, etc. lights do not come on during start-up. There is no noise at all when turning the key to ACC (eg. fuel pump, no clicking for relays). Th...
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGC33F2V
Problem is intermittent sometimes goes a long period of time without stalling (week to a month)
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L noise at steering colm VIN: 1GCHK23163
Customer complaint is a groan noise heard from Pass. compartment when turning steering wheel. This nosie is worse the longer you drive. It only happens when turning the steering whell(Vehicle does have Hydro-boost for the brakes) The noise does not happen all ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13ZO2
Hi erveryone and thanks for the soon coming help. I just got put on this tahoe to try to repair a misfire problem on cyl #'s 4 and 5. #5 misfires increased quickly when first started even after previous mechanic installed new plugs and wires.#4 came up also bu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H5T
The engine will stall at different times. No rhime or reason, hot or cold. It will always restart with no lag time, so I have pretty much ruled out a gas problem. I have already replaced the distributor and the crank sensor with the same problem. I checked wir...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L poor acceleration VIN: 1C3EJ56H7W
Over the last few months this car has been one problem after another.The last repair was the transmission and for about three weeks the customer said the car has never ran so good.Then all of a sudden the car has no power,it takes about one block to get up to ...
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1993 Dodge Spirit 3.0L Speedo Inop
I replaced the transmission on this vehicle..Everything works fine, except for the speedo. When the vehicle is in drive, there is no speedo at all. If you rasie the vehicle, and spin the wheels in neutral, the speedo works fine. With it still raised, if you pu...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7HF16ZXR
Customer complaint of a surge, tach jump at cruise (roughly 60-70MPH and 2000 RPM). Drove with genysis hooked up. First thing I noticed was the coolant temp was reading 306F. Double checked voltage at computer 2.5V, normal. On the road test we could see ocassi...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R3T
towed in crank no start, tried in lot, can hear fuel pump run, pushed into shop found no spark, has rpm sig cranking. follwed troubleshooter on the snap-on brick for problem, no codes, have yes for cam and crank sig. scaner stated pcm failure not common, that ...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L serpentine belt VIN: 2B4GP4539V
the belt runs to the outside of the tensioner and will jump the groves and shred the 2 out side groves off the belt
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L governor pressue VIN: 3B7HF13Y8W
This truck came in with no up shift when warm.When cold the truck will shift 1-2 2-3 but after it gets 2 miles down the road it will stop shifting. We put the snap on scsnner on and found it had a code p0740 but this is a tcc code. The scanner had governor des...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3B7HF13Z9W
hello this is my problem.customer states that at 50 mph while mildly accelerating some thing sounded like a box of rocks,and as she let of the accelerator the engine rpm stayed high for 5-6 seconds then came back down.she also states that the same thing happe...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lighting VIN: 1B7KF2364W
Pickup came in 30 days ago with no headlights. Found discolored terminal on H L switch and melted terminal/connector. Replaced switch and repaired wiring. All color codes didn't match, but wired to same connector locations. Now the dome/interior lights are on ...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R3X
i have a 99 dodge intrepid here that seems to run fine cold but as it warms up it begins to miss. when it gets to operating temp.its undrivable and sets a p1391. lab scope shows cam and crank sensors ok but i put a crank sensor in anyway-no help. was very low ... Trouble codes: P1391 (loss of cam or crank signal)
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3B7HF13Z41
Hey Guys, this one is really throwing us for a loop. Our customer states since he had this work done he has lost 2 mpg on highway and in town. Also on the highway at cruise speed the truck surges and he gets an intermittent hesitation. Once we got it in the id...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 1st gear operation VIN: 1FALP52U0T
while power braking,pull is steady,let vehicle roll slowly while still power braking,vehicle will jerk,jerk,jerk.will not do this in reverse.code p1746 pressure control solinoid circuit open is the code that will not go away.solinoid ohms 3.3,harness ohms good...
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1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L cooling and heater VIN: 2FMDA5145V
has intermittant lack of heat from heater, also will run hot sometimes but only at cruise speeds, pulled over when temp whent high and found upper hose collapsed. has had valve job done, new gaskets and bolts,new water pump and new thermostat. used block check...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L All shifts/no power
Hello techs!!! I am in trouble again with another ford and I need some big help, This ford truck came in yesterday limping I hooked up the red brick and found code po1747 so I recorded and erased the code went on road test and right away the code came back. Th...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
this explorer has a clunk/banging concern in front. real noticeable on hard acceleration, you can feel it in drivers floorboard. very similar to older explorers when radius arm bushings go bad. suspension looks good, does have a leak at front diff. on left sid...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L fuel tank VIN: 1FAFP6638X
had to drop tank to replace fuel pump, replaced rubber grommett that the filler pipe goes through into tank, now leaks when full. have dropped tank twice and replaced geommett, can't see anything wrong. anyone BTDT ? any help or suggestions welcome. thanks
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L headlamps & blower VIN: 2FMZA5IU9X
headlamps stay on & blower comes on when key is off and both ignition switch & headlamp switch unplugged.when key is turned on headlamps & blower go off.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX20F7X
The customer towed a trailer for 200 miles. When he got to his camp spot the engine was running rough. He turned it off and the engine will not restart. We know it has a bad battery and 2 codes a 0340 camshaft sensor and 1501 speed sensor. It also misses ba...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1762X
Hi gang,i need help w/this expedition;evap. code #p1450,who has seen this before + what have you done??, thanx,g.b. Trouble codes: P1450
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAXP1138Y
Car came in customer, wanted VCT installed, no diagnosis. We replaced VCT and cleared code. Test ran, when warmed up code reset and car ran rough, dies at stops, rechked timeing ok. Pulled service bulletin 03-15-14 dated 8-4-03, says oil pressure must be min o... Trouble codes: P1383 (Camshaft timeimg over retarded)
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 4wd VIN: 1FTSX31L91
Hi and thanks in advance for any help on this problem. Vehicle came in with 4wd inop. Pulled KOEO codes and P1812 came up (Mode select switch circuit). Ran flow chart and everything passed in flow chart. Ran flow chart for 4wd inop and everything passed. Check...
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1993 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GKFK16K7P
3 ecms to find a good one, all kept current stall condition. I lose injection pulse and ignition briefly, the lower the idle the more dramatic the effect. High idle 850 plus the symptom is more of a bump of a misfire which the engine easily recovers. Lower idl...
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1998 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS194XW
Here's one that is making our lives interesting. The vehicle runs like the converter or exhaust is restricted or plugged. It will start and maintain a rough idle, engine vacuum at the intake manifold is 12 inches or less, when the throttle is opened the engine... Trouble codes: P0107 (map volts low), P0108 (map volts high), P0300 (mis fire)
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCEK19T1X
I need some guidence. Truck when on first start of morning and for about 15 miles will surge and hesitate, especially when you first step on it. "Seems to do it for about 10 to 15 seconds and then clears up. As it gets better it only does it as you step on it ...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L gear selector in drive or 3 VIN: 1GKEK13R1X
When accelerating hard this vehicle seems to jump out of gear. The trans. "bangs" and the RPM's race. It then will not move unless manualy shifted into second or first geart then its ok, you can shift it back into drive and its fine until you try to accelerate...
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1995 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L abs module VIN: JHMRA1876S
Need some help. Suv came in from used car dealer for service and brakes checked. We replaced ft pad set, resurfaced ft rotors and oil change only. Now we have abs light, pump is noisy, has code 1-8, pump pressure problem. We can open bleeder on abs unit, bleed...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1HGEJ8248W
This is a CAP (customer assistance program, State of CA) vehicle). The state is paying for the first $500. of repair, they will pay for part of the Honda new Catalytic Converter. But they fell the Nox coming into the converter is to high. Does any one out ther... Trouble codes: P0420
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L shifting problems VIN: JHMBB62491
I am not a trans Tech by all means but this one is a friend of mine. Figures it's all way the friends or family that you can't fix. This one is stuck in second gear. Will not shift out of it. I can not find any tests for these codes except replace a bunch of p...
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2003 Honda S2000 2.0L engine VIN: JHMAP114X3
hi guys/gals. got this fun s2000 in the shop with a noise and low compression in #4 cylinder. the vehicle was towed in about 400 miles ago with some broken valves that were sucked in to the cylinders at a high rate of speed. damage was verry bad. ordered a new...
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1986 Jeep Comanche Custom 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JTHW6617G
This vehicle came in failed smog. Initially the nox readings were 1078 at 15 mph and 1522 at 25 mph. Testing as per state requirements the egr valve failed testing, wont hold vacuum. When you manually exercize the valve the rpm drops so we know the ports are o...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GZ78S2W
This jeep has a very intermittent problem with the abs system. Problem will occur just before a complete stop. Normal braking to a stop happens below 10 mph, abs will activate and pedal will drop, loss of pressure. I suspect a bad computer but I am not sure. N...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Air suspension compressor VIN: SALPV1648Y
Hello All, This car came in last friday with the air suspension compressor burned out.We installed a new compressor cleared the compressor failure code and the suspension reinflated with no problem.The customer picked the car up at noon.He called me just befor...
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1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L mil VIN: JT8CD32Z0T
I have this Lexus here with a P0402 excessive EGR. It occurs with engine cold (when EGR is not activated) and at highway speeds. From reading posts I believe that the ECM monitors for this code under 100F and at highway speeds. Well I am unable to duplicate th... Trouble codes: P0402 (Excessive EGR Detected)
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1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L dash and lights VIN: 1LNLM9741R
dcl keeps flashing and oil gauge reads low and oil is fine dcl beeps and dont no how to check dcl .speedodometer works and dosent work all lights work on the dash and car dies after its hot . all the lights flicker on dcl and off sometimes all happens at same ...
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L rear brake calipers VIN: 1LNLM91V8S
this car came in with a frozen left rear caliper and a pull to left on braking. after checking the basics we replaced the lr caliper, bled the system and it seemed to work ok. the customer came back about 2 weeks later with the same pull. we checked the front ...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Extended crank VIN: 1LNHM87A31
this car came to me from a local auction - Ford cleared an ABS code & checked for extended crank & fuel smell - said it was OK - Its not - seems like Fuel press. regulator (where is it) Alldata don,t show - Please help!
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L Poor Output VIN: WDBAB53A6F
We have adjusted the pressure transducer stop screw one turn counter clockwise, prior to that the car would not even go up a hill now it will but still does not have the power it should. Dare we turn that screw more? Suggestions welcome. Thanks, Bill
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Engine block VIN: WDBCB34D0M
I have Mercedes 350SD 126 body with 3.5 liter turbo diesel with broken engine block in couple places, broken crank, connecting rods- engine is junk. The customer wants me to put engine assembly from 1987 300SD (also 6 cyl. turbo, but smaller size 3 liter). Eng...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L auxilary fan VIN: WDBHA23EXV
hello mbz guys,this c230 has me stuck.. the problem is the radiator fan runs all the time. i checked it for codes. it had the code for the pulse module. unplug the module and the fan stops obviously.the pulse voltage is 9.51 and a pulse width of 28.1 even if t...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L draw VIN: WDBRF64J41
hello to all, the customer complains that his battery goes dead overnite. he installed a battery cut off switch himself, but as you mercedes people know, disconnecting a battery causes its own problems. so he brought it to us. i have found a 1.2 amp draw on t...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2MELM75W7S
Original complaint with this nightmare, was a misfire and a hesitation on acceleration. Test drove and felt a definate miss so we recomended plugs and wires. Replaced and road tested and all was fine. A few days later customer returned and said the car momenta...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Misfire VIN: 4M2XV11T1X
Need some help with this Villager (Quest). It has a miss/rough idle. Seems to be there all the time, but worse intermittently. Complete tune, injection cleaning have been done. Unable to determine which cylinder(s) is missing. Seems to be affecting all cylinde...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Air Bags VIN: 1MEFM55S11
This Sable came to me from a body shop with the SRS light on after they repaired left front damage. I expected to find shorted or broken wires, but this is not the case. It has a hard code B2227, Front crash sensor comm. fault. I have replaced the front sensor...
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1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L Caliper(s) VIN: 4A3CF44B7P
The customer says that after extended driving while warm, the brakes locked up at a stop light and the car wouldnt move. I do remember noticing that the right caliper piston wanted to extend by itself after compressing it. We opened the bleeder valve to get it...
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1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Misfire
This Quest is actually a Mercury Villager, but diagnostics are very limited on Ford scan tool for these. Hoping some Nissan tech has seen this and knows what to look for. The van has a miss/rough idle. It seems to be present all the time, worse intermittently....
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L lifters VIN: 2G1FP22S8R
Replaced all lifters. Engine oil was like tar. Changed oil.
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L housing VIN: 2GBEK19KOS
Well, this truck is gone. Replaced trans with another unit, and so far, so good. We feel the owner probably damaged it through abuse, but we're unable to prove anything. The frt d'shaft is free, the tires are all correct, the brace is installed, etc. Don't kno...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all who responded. The culprit was indeed the intake gasket at the #2 port. But first, Michael said to check the EVAP solenoid & EGR for leaks before condeming the intake gaskets. Jon & Tim said to cap off PCV system & ck for vacuum at the dipstick t... Trouble codes: P0502 (Cyl 2 Missfire Detected).
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L daytime and highbeam headlights
Thank everyone for all your help, I was able to fix this vehicle. The wires were broken at the splice were it goes from one wire, to the two wires to each of the headlights, like many of you said. I knew I had a problem with the 1200 circuit, but wasen't sure ...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L power steering VIN: 2GCEK19M3W
i replaced the electric flow control valve on the back of the pump. no more noise. no more free wheeling feeling.i did not let vehicle leave until i was completly satisfied that i had the fix. thanks to all the help.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GCGK29U2Y
All 12 replies said to replace switch in dash. That is what I did and the owner has not returned,so I am pretty sure that fixed it. You would think I would have seen more of these,as many Chevy's as there are in my area. Oh well,first time for everything. Than...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS1445Y
i will close this as an intermittent no fix,truck has bucked once at cruise uphill,scan data looks normal and no further codes,other than the fuel gauge one(hasn't worked for awhile-needs a sender unit)i tried a few of the suggestions you guys said to check to...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L fog lamps VIN: 1GNFK16Z42
thanks too all who responded, vehicle will not be back untill next maintanence inspection, once it comes back we will look at items suggested and we will post results, thanks again laurie [...]
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y2T
THANKS AGAIN GUYS FOR RESPONING TO MY REQUEST FOR HELP. GUYS THIS IS A CLASSIC CASE OF NOT KNOWING GOOD KOEO SCAN DATA ON THIS NO START DODGE TRUCK. THE TPS KOEO IS .68v AND I CHECK FOR KOEO SCAN DATA FOR THIS TRUCK IN MITCELL AND MPC REPAIR INFORMATION. BUT W...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4GP44G0Y
Hey Guys Just Talked to Customer For the 100th time about this problem and he tells me for the first time that this van had this problem from the day it was new. The dealer has had this car more than a dozen times.If we had known this in the beganing we wood h...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14HXT
many thanks for all the helpful replys. had a small vac. leak one bank, wiring problem in heater circut in one [...]. hope to return the favor of a fix to you all dave Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0174.
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no communications VIN: 1FALP52U8T
Thank-you for your help. The fix was the wrong harness on the car. I found the engine had been replaced with a 1997 engine. They just unplugged the PCM and connector at left front fender. And, the wiring was not right. I got the other mechanic to change the ha...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAFP66L8X
note: we were not given approval from the customer to fix the vehicle, however believe that our final analysis is correct. determined that engine has a vacuum leak from the engine intake manifold gaskets. could not pin main source of leak, but if you provide p... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP33P11
Thank you to all who replied and to all that use this forum. I try once a week to see if I can help someone with a problem and it sure pays off when we have a 'head scratcher' to be able to browse the posts. I took Shermans advice and put in the fuel pump modu...
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1994 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L heater / defroster VIN: 1GTEK14K2R
the majority of the replies covered the basics.. inlet vs. outlet temps.. clogging due to rust,intake manifold sealant.etc. the actual problem was a poor heat transfer from the core to the heater box. we thouroughly checked the blend door motor and the selecto...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L transfer case fuse VIN: 1GKEK13R3X
Customer has not returned with vehicle. For the time being, will assume that problems has not reoccurred. Thanks for your help.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L CATS System Fault VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Computer reset by itself, fault cleared. I am assuming this is something the computer does after so many ignition cycles with no problem. Thanks for the replies.
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V8T
I'm going to call this one 'fixed'. It would appear that replacement MAF was broken in the same was as the first one. I was kind of reluctant in thinking that the reman MAF was bad due to it showing the same exact baro reading and also I don't know how old the... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too Lean Bank 1), P0174 (System too Lean Bank 2).
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1990 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L front crank seal VIN: JM3LV5211L
Thanks to all who responded.First I was way off on the end play, it was in spec. I made the mistake of using 2 large pry bars to move the crank.I put a new seal in the engine, and then installed my pressure transducer onto the dipstick. using min/max values I ...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L first shift and reverse VIN: WDBCA39D0G
Thanks to all technician helps. I had teared down and looked every single thing from internal to external for many times. I finally found out that the torqe convertor pressure is unstable, and the internal shaft has missed place a small bearing between the end...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L fails emissions test VIN: WDBHA28E3T
sincere thank you to all that replied, and many thanks to joe [...] was correct ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L not ready VIN: WDHBH28E3T
This close is not from the lack of trying, I had 7 replies and all were good. The state of ILL 1995-1999 can have 2 not ready and after 2000 only 1. Since the vehicle didn't have a code for the not ready they didn't have to pass the ready test I just needed to...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G3W
Thanks for all who replies, we install new PCM & that solved the problem Trouble codes: P0130, P0135.
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1994 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 6MMAC4958R
We sent the orriginal ecu in to ECU togo and they opened it up and said the capaciters were leaking and if the ecu has not been updated that this is a common problem. They needed more time for thier tec to test the ecu and we ran out of time to post results fo...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L cylinder head torque VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
The torque specs are as described in tech information. It's an unusual series of specifications; but it's worked out well. Thanks everyone for the input.
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
There are two situations with this vehicle that we had to deal with; first, the crank timing marks, on the gear and front cover are not entirely accurate. If you strictly go by these marks, the thing may be out of time. We made a jig in the shop to indicate TD...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, LACK OF POWER VIN: 1GHDX03E2X
Thank you to all who responded. We cut the cat apart and found the catalyst melted and laying in the bottom. We also found that the wire between the crank sensor and the module had been melted on an exhaust manifold and was loosing signal at times. We suspect ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WX52HXY
sorry about the delay I wanted to see if the car would come back before I post a fix. thank you all for your help, in the end it was the ingnition switch. I was having a hard time starting the car the day after the fix post was made. I would turn the key the m... Trouble codes: B1422 (u1016- loss of pcm power), U1016 (loss of pcm power).
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR64H81
The customer has not brought the car back in, so I do not know if it is fixed or not. I will post on what I found out. This car has an electric air pump that is under the drivers headlight. The relay for this pump is on the pass. side front strut, very close t... Trouble codes: P0410.
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W8T
Two years ago I put a injection cluster in this vehicle, and when I took it out and hooked it up only two injectors were barely leaking gas. The system was clogged. So I find in cal. there is a recall and a new system to install. So I am. Thanks for all the in...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Cable/Shifter VIN: 1G2WJ12N2S
As I suspected, this was an uncommon problem. The suggestions were possible bent shaft, rusted shaft, trans run dry causing binding valve, column problem (although this is a floor shift). Unfortunately the customer would not spend any more money researching th...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ12M3T
Well a lesson was learned on this one. When I repaired the damaged harness I did NOT pay attention to the polarity. I remember thinking that the sensor is an AC generator. Well I had a 50-50 chance and got it wrong! Mike [...] was the first reply (and within an...
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L crankshaft VIN: WPOJBO924J
We did remove the engine and found the block no longer serviceable due to the worn and spun crankshaft thrust bearing. The crank throws also galled the webbing between the cylinders. This car is an automatic and there was excessive preload placed upon the cran...
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L rear spoiler VIN: WPOCA2983V
got 2 replys & both said to drive it & the light should go out but we had already driven the car several miles without light going off. But, this morning my tech moved the car to a lift & when the left front tire hit the positioning plate for the lift the ligh...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Engine VIN: 1G8JW52ROY
After reading the tech mail on this problem we've decided not to proceed with this job as we're not tooled for it at this time. Thanks to Jim [...]'s response help confirmed what we suspected. 'Hi Tim. It does sound like you have the front cams out of time...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L overdrive VIN: 4SLBJ63C7M
thanks everyone! we did several sweep tests on the TPS scratched our heads, it passed the test sometimes and not others. So we went ahead and changed it because of the age and miles. We also serviced the transmission and added some Justice Bros. transmission a...
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1989 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L TCC locked? VIN: 4T1SV22E4K
thanks to all who replied - Car will be fixed soon - need to keep up my rating - here's whats going on - replace TPS switch (failed pinout test) didn't change anything - All power & grounds to TCM are good (voltage dropped) Solenoids Ohm & voltage check - TCM ...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1LS572XT
Thank you everybody for your help. I've replaced the oil seperator box and cleaned all relating hoses and that solved our problem. Thanks again.
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