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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUFL54DOY
Hello Audi techs: Did not know were to post this... Customer complaint: "Clicking noises come from dash when 1st driven in am after 5-10 minutes for about 10 seconds" I drove the car 3 months ago & did not hear a thing. I was thinking that maybe a climate co...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Air Bag light on?No radio control from Steering wh VIN: WBADM6342Y
Hello you all, This is the vehicle of a long standing customer of our shop. We mainly maintained the vehicle and he never before had a problem with the electric or with the radio. The customer complained that the radio works intermittent and is not to control ...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER VIN: WBAFB33561
Hey BMW Gurus, This car came in yesterday with codes 028 and 029, bank 1 and bank 2 mixture adaptation control limit reached. We found and replaced the two crankcase breather hoses on rear of engine that were falling apart. Cleared codes and road tested fine. ... Trouble codes: 134 (Throttle valve adaption lower stop not adapted)
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L air vents VIN: 1G4CU5212V
this is a regular customer of ours...we have verified complaint and customer is accurate...drivers air vents are running 15 degrees warmer(57 vs 42) when a/c is on...passenger temp slide has no effect..we feel sure it is bad...but customer is not complaining a...
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1984 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6AL5788E
hello to all, i have a good customer that had this eldorado in the family since new, he brought it in and stated the when he drive, sometime the blower motor would start to blow and the car would run bad. brought the car in the bay scanned for codes #52 ecm lo... Trouble codes: 52 (long term memory has been reset)
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1989 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L runs rough VIN: 1G6CB5150K
Originaly came in with charging probles. Vehicle had defective alternator. We replace and problem was fixed. Customer came back in complaining of running rough. If we unplugg the alternator vehicle will smooth out and have no problem. Vehicle has a high amp af...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L exhaust leak VIN: 1G6CD533IL
I have a 1990 Cadillac Deville here. In the leftside(front) bank exhaust manifold, there is a suppose to be a plug that lead out of the manifold. Customer came in with missing component. In that spot there is a threaded hole similiar to where the o2 goes into ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No upshift VIN: 1G6KD54YXX
Strange problem with this Deville. If you try to accelerate it will stay in 1st gear, rpms go to 3900-4000 no upshift and it just hangs there doing 3900 rpms at won't shift or gain any more rpm. Testing a like vehicle, engine will run to 5800 and shift into se... Trouble codes: P1527
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1990 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L alt VIN: 1GTHC34K2L
Hello fellow warriors,we have a 90 c3500 2wd p\up,with a electric hydraulic dump box.Our situation is this:When the dump box without a load is raised,it pulls the charging system down to 12.2 volts,eventually killing the engine(based on the time it takes to ra...
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1991 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Front wheels VIN: 2GCEK19H6M
If I could get some input on this truck,good customer of mine had problems front wheels locing up,He replced calipers(one was seized) and brake hoses.The front wheels will lock up once or twice a day without applying the brakes,does not matter what speed and i...
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1992 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM15ZXN
client brought in this van after having it at another shop. snap on scanner will not communicate. other shop already installed reman ecu. vehicle does seem to be running okay most of the time, has intermitant engine running problems. service engine soon light ...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L transfer case VIN: 1GCFK24K6S
This truck makes a bearing whine noise only in 4x4 hi. It does it accelerating and decelerating. When cruising @ say 45mph, the noise is there somewhat. If you let off the gas the noise goes away for about 2-3 seconds and then returns. When the gas is applied ...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCEK19K7S
Have a 95 Silverado,5.7 TBI When you apply light throttle when leaving a stop the EGR valve will open up and cause engine to hesitate. I know that the ECM is commanding the EGR solenoid to open and send vacuum to EGR valve but why. Thought that is might be a c...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L fuel pressure VIN: 1GNFK16R5V
We need help on this one, luckily this one belongs to a relative so they have been congenial about the problem. Originally truck came in with no start. Diagnosed as bad fuelpump replaced pump with a/c delco from the zone, strainer and rebuilt sending unit {lin...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL152M4
The cooling fans work with engine temp and the a/c. I have a feeling there is a wire that is comming in contact with ground somewhere but I can't see to find it. According to alldata, the computer is looking to ground the fan relays if the voltage is correct c... Trouble codes: P1652
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1999 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L camshaft VIN: 1GNDU0EE9X
we found a broken camshaft in this vehicle. before we get to a teardown mode of the engine, i was hoping someone else has found a reason for the broken camshaft. if so, would anyone out their please let us know what you have found. EXAMPLE: SEZED OIL PUMP, DAM...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GNCS18W7Y
hello all, we did a simple fuel pump job on this one and now the fuel gauge isnt working right. it will stay on full for about 200 miles the all of the sudden it will drop to 3/4. costomer brought it to us full so i unpluged the unit and it went to empty. so i...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GCEK19T1X
Hi everyone, I've got this pickup here with cust complaining of eratic fuel gauge. He says that sometimes when he knows he has a full tank of gas the gauge will stay on empty for a while and then make it's way up to full. Or it will sometimes read more than wh...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L tcc VIN: 2G1WH55K3Y
customer complains that tachometer "jumps" when going up hills. Can duplicate concern and have monitored TCC duty cycle and slip speed with scan tool. the duty cycle will vary between 35% and 65% and the slip speed is anywhere from 150 to 450 RPM. The car has ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCEK19T2Y
Have a harsh 1-2 shift and the 2-3 and 3-4 shift are not as hard as the 1-2 shift. No Codes. As vehicle warms up the shifting gets better. All shifts feel on time. I checked the actual amperage draw of the Press Control Sol valve on the red/blk wire and it re...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L warning ligh VIN: 2G1WF55K92
Vehicle came in with battery light on and low charge rate. one week later car came back with complaint of battery libgt, security light and ses light flashing intermittantly. Codes present in all control modules is u1064, loss of comm with body control module....
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2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L adapter plate VIN: 1GBC4E1163
Hey, I need some help from you heavy duty truck techs. I entered this one in as a 3500, but it is a 4500 cab and chassis. The problem is that the adapter plate between the engine and transmission is cracked and leaking coolant.This is a 6.6l Duramax with a fiv...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK19T83
i've tracked down plenty of EVAP problems but this is a new code. p0455 is evap but no description is given in my techII. pressure builds in the tank as the truck is driven. i will hunt down the problem but i saw no other posts for this code so i want the reco... Trouble codes: P0455 (i dunno)
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1995 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES47C8S
This vehicle continues to produce code PO171 (lean bank 1). We did find worn out plug wires which we just replaced. Drove it 15 miles and code reappeared. Performed MotorVac. Cleared code by disconnecting battery. Drove it 15 miles and code reappeared. I'm us... Trouble codes: P0171
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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cooling Systems
my problem is i have a 5.9 cummins that leaks oil into the coolant when engine is running and coolant in oil when it is shut down basically it goes from high psi to low psi. customer had the head gasket and oil cooler replaced to try and cure problem it did no...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L starter VIN: 1B4GP54L9T
Customer stated that vehicle stalled when coming off the freeway during deceleration. The van would not re-start (no crank condition). I checked current draw and it pegged the VAT-40 (500 amp+). It sounded like it was trying to turn over the engine, and I have...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L booster VIN: 387HF12Y4X
I installed 4 shocks,that went pretty well.Had to remove master cylinder for left front shock.Go for test drive and no power brakes,pedal hard.Has vacuum to booster and check valve works,has dual stage booster,shut engine down and remove check valve no vacuum ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L torque converter VIN: 1B7KF2360Y
Torque converter clutch kicks in and out of lockup around 50 MPH all other speeds are ok Any help ?
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Misfire VIN: 2B3HD46R9Y
This Intrepid misses when cold. It seems to be #4 cylinder. The coil and injector both seem to be triggered (checked with a noid light) but we replaced them anyway. Compression test OK. All 185#. It seems to stop missing after about one minute. When the fuel i...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF33771
Hi everybody,the truck came in 2 month ago with check eng light on.customer said when the light came on,he had no response from the accel.Whatever he push or not,it stayed at idle rpm.After waiting 1 minute beside the road,every thing came normalfor the rest o... Trouble codes: 122 (app sens volt too low), 234 (turbo boost limit exceed), 121 (app sens do not agree with idle valid signal), 1693 (dtc detected in pcm), 123 (app sens sig volt too hi), 606 (ecm failure)
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L coil VIN: 2D4GP74L53
starts and runs until computer burns up. coil 6 and 3 always grounded by the pcm. windows on flywheel are ok no cracks and still welded onto flexplate, new crank sensor, new cam sensor, and a new pcm until it burnt up like the first one, had good wave patern o...
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1986 Ford F-150 5.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
Fellow techs I am helping a co-worker with this one. This truck had been sitting for two years according to the owner. He brought it to us for a new engine and trans.Both units are Jaspers. The truck starts and idles ok. . The problem is at a steady cruise it ...
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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.0L guages VIN: 1FDEE14N3M
Fuel, water and oil guages were reading way too high. The voltage from the dash vreg was 9 volts. Alldata says it should be 5 volts. Replaced with new - now reads 4.8 volts. Now with a full tank of fuel the tank reads 3/4, the oil and water guages are reading ...
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L fast idle
customer is complaining that the vehicle idles too fast upon initial startup its around 1500-1700 rpm only for 60 seconds or so, I think this is normal cold start operation. customer states that it didnt do this even when new. he says it would only go to 1100 ...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMDU34X2V
Help trans Techs! This Exploder came to me with a cruise control complaint that when they turned off the vehicle started to buck badly. I have not been able to duplicate this yet but will keep trying.The conditions I see are 4x4 and 4 low light blinks six time...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cyl VIN: 2FMZA5148W
abs fonctions properly , trac control works well ... this problem accured in one step ... no external leaks to be found...i also have bin through all tsb's avalible... thanks for the help !!!
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Coolant Fan VIN: 2FAFP71W51
Hello Ford Techs, This is a former state police patrol car and is now a city police patrol car. We have installed a new fan assembly a month or so ago and yesterday it over heated so I installed a new thermostat. Fan cycled good in shop with a/c on it was on ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L clutch VIN: 1FTSF30PO4
truck came in with clutch slipping badly(barely would move, smelled burnt clutch material),replaced clutch pressure plate & disc with ford parts, test drove & found clutch slips when turbo applies, we did not replace the dual mass flywheel and am wondering if ...
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2005 GMC Yukon 6.0L Reverse
This truck came in with a slip,shudder followed by a harsh bump or two when backing up a grade. There was no codes. The fluid was dark already(7600kms) So I pulled it out and found the reverse input clutches black. When airing the rev/input drum up while it wa...
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCA5646J
this car is in for an intermittant no start. here is wher it gets weird... i can spray system cleaner into the throttle body and it will start after about 10 seconds of assisting w the throttle body cleaner(instead of starting fluid). i have done all the above...
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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L front brakes VIN: JHMEJ6679Y
hello: this car came to me after customer gave up on another shop.here's what happens as you drive it for about 3-5 miles the front brakes will begin to lock up till they completely lock up and you have a hard time getting the car to move.the only way to unloc...
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Air Bag VIN: 1HGCG56752
Good morning folks. I have an interesting one here. This Honda came from a used car lot, so I have no history on it. The SRS light is on and will not go off. I tried retrieving codes 2 ways and clearing codes the way I read on IATN (see test and repair data). ...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L shifting VIN: JACDH58V1R
Hi Techs - this cosmetically clean-looking but mechanically poorly maintained Trooper drove in stuck in what seems to be second gear. The shifter will move freely from side to side where neutral should be, but the truck will actually be in second gear. The tr...
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1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Elect. fan VIN: SAJGN2245W
My question to fellow Jag. techs is this ... is the cooling fan switch LNA 1600AA? and could this be the problem, it looks like this switch also controls the guage, and the guage is reading correct, so at the normal to low range the aux. fan normally would not...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L mil light on VIN: KNADC12371
I hope someone out there can help us through this problem. Vehicle came in with check engine light on. Customer said it felt like it downshifted by itself going down a hill and the overdrive switch stopped working. We found code P0713 and P0763 as a pending co...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L brakes VIN: WDBCA37D2F
This car came in with frozen passenger rear caliper. Installed new ate rear caliper, rear brake pads & bleed system. Test drove car and had mushy pedal. Bring car back in and re-bleed master, abs & all wheels. Still have mushy pedal. Crimped all brake lines pe...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Brake Lights VIN: WDBEA26D5J
I am posting this in hopes that someone can help me out. I do not normally work on these cars, but it belongs to a friend of mine. The brake lights do not work, has power to brake light switch. When you step on the brake pedal, something in the dash starts hu...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA25D2J
Help. the backwards running non starting 300sel has returned. several weeks ago i entered a help request and received some helpful suggestions. the car does not start unless you crank it forever. if you let go of the key before it actually starts, it will begi...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L switchgear VIN: WBDCA24D4J
We are trying to isolate an intermittent supply of voltage to the blower fan as measured at the fan connector. we have the factory adaptor tool and the factory repair manuals- we cannot locate the blower control switchgear, it is not where the factory literatu...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBGA51E7T
We broke the bellhousing on our transmission. This 722.620 transmission only fits a 1996-1997 SL500 or S500. The bellhousing number is clearly cast on the outside. The number is 140 271 27 01 (the old number is 140 271 25 01). Does anyone have one? The part nu...
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1992 MG 300SE 3.2L 3-2 shift VIN: WDBGA32E0N
hi im first time user.having problem with 2-3 shift cold .shifts ok after first shift into 3rd,trans overhauled & valve body & governor taken back out & gone through again but everything looked ok.throttle valve cable replaced & adjusted .not much info availab...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L transmission VIN: 4A3AA46G5Y
I can handle anything short of an overhaul, so I was hoping for a cheap easy fix. The transmission shop said that the transmission module was bad. A new one is over $800 wholesale. I decided to see if I could find one from a salvage yard and plug it in myself....
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme International 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WR14T4K
Hi Techs, I have this 89 Olds Cutlass Supreme 3.1L that will hardly idle and I cannot give it any throttle at all or it will stall out. Fuel pressure is good fuel volume is good,no codes. I can hardly keep it running to use the scanner but the map sensor looks...
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2000 Other Asian BOX TRUCK 6.38L system VIN: KMFHB47AXY
this bering truck belongs to my best customer. we are performing several repairs to truck but can not get any info on it. we need a diagram for heating and a/c, the blower motor controls have been bypassed, the compressor is not engaging, no a/c operation at t...
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1986 Other European 280I 2.8L Tune-up specs VIN: SA9DM28P8G
Hello everyone I have a real different type of vehilce that I`am working on. I hope someone can help me.I need tune-up specs and the procedure for setting the ignition timing and the idle on this vehilce any help or direction would be greatly appreciated. Than...
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1986 Other Ford TVR 280i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SA9DH28P8G
Hello everyone. I have no information on this car. I need tune up specs. I get 26 degrees when checking the timing, is this right? What is the proper procedure and spec for the timing. I need all specs. This has a 2.8L FORD engine in it with mechanical fuel in...
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1988 Plymouth Voyager LE 2.5L no spark VIN: 1FG54RRRRR
has code 12 no power to ecm where do i look for the problem
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1995 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L trans VIN: 2P4GH2533S
hello tech, I got 95 Ply. voyager 3.0L. the problem is that when I start the engine it tried to drive forward while on park,when I put on reverse it drives forward,after a 200 yard it will stop feel like binding trying to go on reverse. Sometime it goes forwar...
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB1241T
vehicle came in with 2 injectors leaking, so we replace #2 & #4 injectors and changed oil. upon start up vehicle started missing on #3 injector tested good but we replaced it. seemed ok on test drive started missing on #1 so we replaced it as well. car runs go... Trouble codes: P0172
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1974 Porsche 914 2.0L Stall VIN: 4742907041
I have a 74 914 2.0L thatís flooding bad after it warms up. It's so bad that I get raw fuel out the exhaust. I have no info on this car at all. When it floods I monitored the fuel pres-33psi no increase and the cold start inj- it doesn't turn on. I need some v...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D3X
i can't beleive it. i got so much help and so fast! all 12 replies were hit it on the head. it is power output stage on the air filter short. i did this test to confirm the problem. i disconnect the signal wire from ecm pin# 72 to power output stage check the ... Trouble codes: P0302.
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBABJ6329S
First thank all for there time.The car is still waiting pick up by customer but all seems well I hope , there seems to be one major issue and thats use only BMW fans so that done and new shroud my fingers are crossed.
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBABJ6329S
7 replies ranging from use only factory fan blades this time we did for sure ck , trans mount ok ,ck water pump ok ,make sure fan mounted correct direction on fan clutch ok ,make sure radiator retainer clamps at top of radiator and radiator are secure ok ,fan ...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Instrument cluster VIN: WBAGH83471
I have not fixed this one yet. But from all of your help I'm pretty sure the problem is my older verison on my GT1. It will be updated and customer will return. Thanks to all for educating me and bring me up to date.
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1979 Cadillac Seville 5.7L Stall VIN: 6S69B99440
I decided to replace the transmission oil and filter, it was very dirty(muddy), also tried dico the Lock up solenoid , but the car keeps the same. After rechecking everything again I found vacuum leak in the vaccumm hose inside the ECM. This improve the engine...
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L clock VIN: 1G6KS52Y6T
Thanks to those of you who responded, and I tried all suggestions which included disconnecting the battery once again to reset the system. The vehicle needs a new clock ( which comes with everything else).
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1990 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNER16K4L
Sorry for the delay, we replaced dist shaft with new delco and nothing changed. We finally replaced the MSD coil and the prom chip and the sucker ran just fine. What ever, we'll take it. Thank to all who helped. Trouble codes: 42 (est problem).
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1FP22P5P
hey all. thanks for the info. i am taking everything into consideration. you cannot move the plug wires in a different order on this dist. i am going to put this thing back together with a new dist. and see how it works. i also plan on pulling o2s out to see a...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L reverse binds VIN: 1GCDC14K0P
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The problem ended up being that the low reverse snap ring that holds the clutches and rear sprag in the case had popped loose. It wiped out the case. I got a case and transferred things and its working fine. ...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22P7R
First off thanks to all of the techs that responded. The car is fixed. I rechecked engine grounds and everything was good to go. I checked body gounds and found one loose ground point on RF strut tower by the Power Steering reseviour. Fixed it but the codes st... Trouble codes: 36 (Loss of high resolution distributor/crank signal), 41 (voltag high on the ignition module circuit 423), 46 (VAT Code), 51 (PCM Program Fault).
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Starting VIN: 2G1WL52M1S
Thanks to everyone for your replies. I checked everything over again. I replaced the oil pressure switch and inspected the connector, the connector was ok. Sent the car on its way. Problem fixed.
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1996 Chevrolet C60 Kodiak C6H042 6.6L starts and dies VIN: 1GBG6H1J1T
Had some replys on this one and all were most helpful.None hit it on the head,but most of us are AUTO techs eh?The wildly fluctuating fuel pressure at low rpm was the route to the answer.Problem is the injector seats are pitted/corroded and are allowing engine...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
While not a widespread issue, it has been seen numerous times. More responses than expected were received. {BTW, for those who asked, a VCM is a Vehicle Control Module, the designation that the 'General' has assigned to their Gasoline Tight engine control syst...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GCEC19R5V
We suspected that the converter clutch had been damaged when it was slipping before we replaced the valve body. There was no paint burned off of it, and no sign of it being hot, so we tried the TCC solenoid first as it can be changed just by dropping the pan. ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L power steering VIN: 1GCEK14V2X
Thanks to all who replied to my request. I installed a Cardone steering box and flushed the system. Problem solved. Thanks again, Joe
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03ESX
as far as i know vehicle is fixed replaced fuel filter and customer has not returned Trouble codes: P0171.
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG29T03
To make a long and painfull story short. #2 cylinder had a problem with the valve seat. Here is where life gets real fun. The machine shop failed to properly repair the #2 seat when the heads were serviced. The result of this faulty machine shop repair was ton... Trouble codes: 300 (random miss), 753 (tranny solonoid).
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1993 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C4GH54R3P
Fixed: We tried a computer. This worked for a grand total of three minutes. After two more days of testing, we narrowed it down to a COIL PACK. It is running fine so far. The consumer did not want to spend more than $55.95 to fix the problem. I guess he is SOL... Trouble codes: 11 (Ignition reference signal. No distributor reference signal detected during engine cranking.).
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L alignment VIN: 2C3JA53G55
Thanks for all the replies on this ,at the moment I'm waiting for the car to comeback in so I can try the cradle adjustment,so until that time I'm closing this out.putting over a deg of cross caster did help it quite a bit,also have fun installing those adjust...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B7GL22X9Y
well many of you were right, took it to the dealer they reflashed the computor and it works great, we have done lots of these trans's and this is the first we have had to reflash, guess they are like the 604's send them all to get reflashed it makes a better j...
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTJW35H1P
Eric from New Brunswick, you are the man. I have been struggling with this for longer than I'd like to admit. Thank you for your expertise. If you ever need anything just shoot us an email and I'll do everything in my power to help. Have a great day, I know I ...
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1994 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L abs VIN: 1FALP5842R
I did plug my scan tool into the ecm diagnostic conector in stead of the abs because the connectors were not in there right connector recptacles.The abs connector does not utilize the little pig tail wire which the ecm does.Any way i did get codes for whell sp...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14N5R
I would like to thank everyone that replied, the customer has decided to take the vehicle to the Ford dealer. I checked and rechecked all voltages, grounds and engine mechanical but still cannot determine the cause of the no spark. I scoped the output of the p...
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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Charging VIN: 1FMEU15H4S
thanks for all the help guys! i should have gone back to the basics of voltage drop testing. the cable end that hooks to start sol. had corrosion in it causing a drop of almost 2 volts under load. when i had the cable off the sol. and checked voltage it had 14...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP67L45
ok here goes,removed coil assembly and ran the wiring harness as fix data base replies had suggested. several replies pertained to broken wiring and shorts by icm, no luck. next was remove battery and tray, cleaned heavy corrosion at ground strap. inspected th...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L master cyl VIN: 1FTHF26FXV
Hi All Thanks for responding. Brent [...] Is probably right that it is ...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17W4S
hey all. thanks for the help. checked the plug wires and found carbon tracking in the boots .. replaced the wires and every thing is ok so far. thanks.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L hard start VIN: 1FTSW31F5Y
Victor hit the nail on head. After quizzing the customer a little more, he complained about a lack of power pulling his trailer, which I am assuming was probably the EBP sensor, causing the computer to not build boost correctly? Anyway I pulled the fuel filter... Trouble codes: P0470, P0470, P0476.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10C3Y
Are you ready boys and girls?!?! First off, thank you for all of your replys. Several mentioned EGR passages, this Ford dumps EGR into the center of the intake not into individual runners, but just in case I blocked off the EGR passage, it had no change. Ano... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L axle VIN: 1FMZU73E12
Thanks to all for your help on this one. The original design reatainer ring was stuck . I was eventualy able to pry on the back of the inner cv joint while an assistant used a long punch, and it took some hard hits before coming out.
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1991 GMC S15 Jimmy 4.3L starter VIN: 1GKC11829M
i had replaced both battery cables and problem went away!!positive cable had a lot of corrosion under insulation. thanks everyone!!
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Brakes
Thanks a ton for all who replied, I tried the ABS stops on a dirt roas, but there was not even enough to get the wheels to come close to lock, made sure adjustment of drums was good, then re-pressure bled the system. The same day I pressure bled it I was able ...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L high idle VIN: 1GTHG35R92
found defective iac. talked to my delco warehouse and found he is having a very high failure rate for these. he had 50 on order and 44 already spoken for.
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2004 GMC Savana 2500 4.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG29V24
Thanks for all the replies;I was glad to learn that the redesigned throttle body would fix this problem. I just like to besure before ordering these hi dollar parts The throttle body fixed the problem.
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L blinkers, turn signals VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Thanks for everyones help, we did check all bulbs, no real problems noticed. Customer did not bring car back to check other things like switch. If we find anything else we will update.
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Compressor/Pressure Switches VIN: 1GGCS1442W
Sorry about this one guys. Customer came back a week later and refused any further diagnostics. I did get some good replies from Eddie [...]. All said check for faulty wiring, bad relays, and they talked about ...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L center pin and spider gears inside rear differenti VIN: 1J4FJ6S4WL
well guys this one is fixed the slip yoke was binding on the transmission output shaft just as tim from florida, bryan from ontario, fred from georgia, paul from rhode island, al from british columbia, and kyle from ohio said. the drive shaft was removed about...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L slips to neutral VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
first i`d like to say i`m sorry it`s been this long to reply. i`ve been ill. thanks to those that helped. i`m sure that this car has a coil problem but has not yet returned. i spoke with the owner, she states the car is running fine but she drives with a much ...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L temp gauge VIN: 4F2YU091X1
I received three replies about this. Thanks to the efforts and time spent to those that did reply. One was about a self test procedure, one about a connector issue,and lastly about the replacement procedure and programming. I hadn't seen the vehicle for a coup...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L Hard start VIN: WDBEA51D3M
Thanks to all who replied! The end result is that the customer has declined further repairs, but we have narrowed it down to a faulty fuel injection module. Iatn member David Poole of European Performance was kind enough to give us a call and informed us if th...
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