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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 901F001944
vehicle was brought in to have an oxygen sensor installed and an emission test. cat had been removed and a new one was just installed. exhaust shop found oxygen sensor was destroyed. customer chose to have a universal sensor installed versus the o.e. style due... Trouble codes: 304 (misfire cylinder 4)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53561
Hello Having problems knowing were to start on this one. This X5 came in limp home mode. Checked the codes with my CS 2000 scan tool (I have latest update). Cleared codes and drove car codes did not come back. Two weeks later codes came back. Now codes will cl... Trouble codes: 115 (DME FWsensor/DKsensor1 voltage controlerreference voltage), 160 (DME O2 sensor signalafter cat. bank 2 min value less than limit), 51 (DME no description), 135 (DME no description), 100 (DME ECU selftest), 118 (ABS ASC no descriptionc)
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Twilight Sentinel and Auto headlights VIN: 1G4GD22K6S
Headlamps work in manual mode but not in automatic mode and Twilight Sentinel does not work.The headlight switch on this car grounds various outputs from the Lamp control module.The ambient light sensor changes resistance from around 1000 ohms with a flashligh...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L starting and dash lights VIN: 2G4WB52KW1
dash flickers from miles to kilometers while running. abs light and traction light on.. no codes. starts sometimes and sometimes when cranking starter ingages and disengages on its own. sometimes will not crank starter at all. seems to have a mind of its own. ...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L oil leaks VIN: 3G5DB03E32
anybody ever replaced the front timing cover and oil pan gasket on one of these? this one has a huge oil leak. mitchell shows nothing for service procedures. labor times look a little high at over 8 hours. any advice would be welcome thanx
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1984 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 4.1L power seats VIN: 1G6AW4783E
This Cadillac has what appears to be an intermittent short in the power seats. The car had a dead battery and when I hooked up the jumper box I heard a clicking in the passenger compartment. I traced the sound to drivers side power seat. I found that while the...
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L climate control panel VIN: 1G6CD5150K
HELLO CADDY PEOPLE. I HAVE BEEN FIGHTING THIS ONE FOR QUITE AWHILE. CAR CAME IN WITH CLIMATE CONTROL PANEL AND FUEL DATA DISPLAY BOTH DISPLAYING A LOWERCASE C. BLOWER MOTOR AND COOLING FANS ARE ON FULL SPEED. ALSO RETREIVED A CODE 47 UART LINK PROBLEM (WITH SN...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6EL12Y7R
it was running we put head gaskets and resealed the lower crankcase, now it won't run, it tries to run all sputtered out, this code 53 is up. we scoped the crk a and b and cam sensor they all seem OK, and we rechecked the chain marks and they seem OK Trouble codes: 53 (4x not recieved)
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6ET1298T
Customers vehicle will occasionally not start. When no start occurs car has no security light,no drivers info,no radio,no climate control, and service engine soon light does operate correctly. Car will then start and run for 3 seconds and then stall. Car will ... Trouble codes: 1R, 1740, PC162
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1988 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCR19R2J
This is a truck with a very obvious DIY mechanical history. Wires have been cut, insulation stripped, parts changed with possibly wrong replacements, etc. The customer has another truck the same year and has changed several parts. Customer said to begin with, ...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7P
Car was towed in would not start cranked fine after battery charged. I replaced the fuel pump and still only get 20 psi of fuel pressure with the tank removed and reading pressure directly at the pump. Any input more than welcome, Thank You. Bill
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GCDTP1W3R
after sitting overnight sometimes this truck will show that its in 4hi even though it was in 2hi when it was parked. When it does this you can't get it to shift out of 4hi either unless you disconnect the battery then it shifts normally. This is intermittent i...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDM19W6Y
replaced cap and rotor button everytime it is very wet out, cap seems to fit fine, but there it is always damp, 3 caps in 30,000 km. anybody seen thsi before?? thanks chad Trouble codes: 300 (missfire)
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 1GNGK26J9X
After brakes repaired, the engine wouldn't start so test drive could be performed. engine starts for only a second and dies, just like the fuel was cut. Checked for DTC's with the scanner and found a p1626. Checked alldata and found extremely limited info on t... Trouble codes: P1626 (loss of signal communication w/ vtd)
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cooling system VIN: 1G1ND52M3X
We put intake gaskets on this 3.1 about 2000 miles ago. Now, there is about a quart of oil in the cooling system tank. It definitely is engine oil. We used GM parts & the like. Has anyone seen this happen to this engine? There doesn't seem to be any oil pressu...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L cruise control VIN: 1G1ND52J6Y
Hey everybody. this car intermittantly loses cruise control. you can always hit resume and it will work again for a second and cut back out again. this will hapen four or five times in a row and then it will work correctly for a long time. there are no codes s...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS144XY
This truck will intermittantly lose power on acceleration and will not want to accelerate after engine is warm then service engine soon light will come on. Customer will turn ignition off then restart engine the engine will go back to running normal. After dri... Trouble codes: P0122
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L compressor fuse VIN: 1GNFK16Z33
Hey GM techs this my own vehicle the wife drives. No a/c found 10 amp fuse for compressor blown. Replaced fuse, a/c sytem worked good for 1 day and blew again. Checked for tsbs and the archives for any common complaints, nothing. Before I go nuts has anyone ha...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine VIN: 3C4FY48B82
This car has a chirpping noise from the rear of the engine underneath. We pulled the inspection plate to look for cracks in the flex plate but didn't see any. The noise may be coming from the trans and I may be posting to the wrong section but I cant isolate t...
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1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L lifters ? VIN: 1B7KF26W25
truck came in with engine miss and what sounded like lifter noise .checked cylinders and found # 1 had fouled plug. replaced plug and engine ran smooth but still had noise. removed valve cover to check and found no problem on top.thinking about going to lifter...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L battery VIN: 1FTCR15T6J
battery goes dead withn one or two days without running pulling fuses has been inconclusive.
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1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FACCP74F2
Greetings fellow techs, Had a strange one dropped in my lap at closing time today. 1991 Ford Crown Vic with the 5.0 302 engine. Customer stated that the car will just die and fail to restart. Went to pick up the car and it started and ran just fine to the shop...
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L Red brake light on all the time VIN: 2FTJW35H1N
Red brake light on all the time and the ABS light comes on and goes off after self test. Have followed the trouble shooting tree in Ford manual and have disconnected brake switch, e-brake switch, low brake fluid switch and ABS mod. Ford manual says their is a ...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11N3S
vehicle hesitates and the check engine light flashes, with the occasional misfire when driving in wet weather, the problem does NOT occur at initial start-up in the morning. It only occurs when the vehicle is being driven in wet weather At highway speeds, repl... Trouble codes: 172 (ego lean bank onenot switching), 173 (ego rich bank one not switching)
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34X4S
This truck has an overdrive off light that flashes on the dash and I can't get any codes or trans data out of the computer. It seems to shift fine and operate properly the only thing I notice is that when it downshifts to low that shift is pretty harsh. Anyone...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L control panel/blend door VIN: 1FMDU34XXS
This Explorer operates at full hot most of the time - it does have EATC. I have the evap case pulled away from the firewall so I can easily watch the operation of the blend door. I have also removed the actuator motor and looked at the blend door shaft w/a mir...
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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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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L driveline VIN: 1FMZU3YE5W
Hi gang. I have this 98 explorer that has an intermintent driveline noise. this mainly happens when going up a hill or grade, and feels like a trans slip but happens very quickly. this noise sounds like when car passes over a bridge joint or a small pot hole. ...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP53S8W
hi all you fordians. i kave this taurus with a 3.0l duratec v6 dohc. this vehicle was in here for a nostart. turns out that customer had one bad key.(passive antitheft key fob). well we all want the taurus to go away. oh by the way can you smog it for us. cust...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L fuses VIN: 1FMZU35P2W
please help. this 98 explorer 5.0 has blown fuse #13 twice, sets 7 dtc's, and doesn't run right all at the same time. a good customer of ours bought it about a year and a half ago from a local used car dealer with a good reputation. soon after he bought it, he...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6630X
If anyone can help I'd appreciate it. I hate these 171 codes!! Anywhere I can look?? We removed MAF and cleaned. Installed new thermostat, checked for vacuum leaks. I can never seem to get these codes to clear. Fuel pressure is good, and volume is good. Trouble codes: 171 (cylinder lean)
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56FOY
Hello Group, Please read entire post! This vehicle is a wrecker. We were on vacation when problem arose for this customer, another reputable shop tried to fix with no luck at all.. The problem is this this vehicle starts up cold around 70 degrees sometimes.. ... Trouble codes: P1247 (Turbo Boost Pressure Low), P0475
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L 2-3 shift VIN: 2FAHP71W23
I found that the reason random misfire TC is being set is b/c when the customer accelerates from 100km/h with full throttle, the transmission will downshift into 2nd but will not upshift again and the vehicle rpm will reach upwards of 5360 rpm with no shift un...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P14
We have a 2004 Ford heavy-duty f350 diesel. It has a check engine light and we get code P0299. My Alldata does not give a description for this code. Does anyone have any information on it? The owner is concerned about the turbo. I hear these trucks are having ... Trouble codes: P0299
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1992 GMC C3500 HD 7.4L No Start, no comunication VIN: 1GBKP37NXN
Do you sometimes wish that you just said no? I do!! Say no to motorhomes!!! Anyway, I thought that this beast was fixed, but I guess not. I'm haveing computer problems now. This thing originally came in with a no poor running condition, and with process of e...
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L master` VIN: 1GKFK66U42
this vehicle come to the shop with brake pedal, pulsation at 5mph or less ,is not something like the rotors it feel like the abs is actuating for no reazon i did replace the front brakes due to low brake pads but the simptom was there before we replace the bra...
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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Can't set timing VIN: 1HGED3650M
Just put an engine in this and went to adjust the timing and was unable to get into base timing mode. Jumpered the brown wire to the green and white and then jumpered the brown to ground and no response. The check engine light works but there is no reaction at...
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57DW4
Need lots of help and some advil for this one. Amigo first came in with a P0341 and P0300. Watched cam counts on scanner under snapshot all ok. Put a scope on sensor, found a waveform that was not square. The engine has no bad runnning conditions at all. Insta... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft position sensor circut)
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, BANK 1 LEAN VIN: 4SC2CM58W7
installed used motor and now have this code. only bank 1 is affected by this. bank 1 o2 sensor not switching and injector pulse width is averaging a lower reading by 2-3. Trouble codes: 1171 (fuel system lean)
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1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1545464616
Still looking for help. If the temp out side get below 40 it will not start,if it sits inside for a little while it will star and keep running. I can make the jeep not start by putting ice on the distributor and it wont start and the service light will not com...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1J4EZ58S8T
HELP ALL YOU TRANS TECTS,THIS PROBLEM POPPED UP ALL OF A SUNDEN.tRANS WORKED FINE UNTIL NOW.wHEN THE VEHICAL IS DRIVEN AT LOW SPEED THERE IS NO NOISE OR SLIPPAGE.Works great all up through the shits until it shifts into o/d and then it sounds like a clashing o...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Overhead console VIN: 1J4GW58N31
Hello fellow techs. I have a quick question for all you JEEP guys. We have a customer that had an accident, and the right side pillar was replaced. The problem she has is that the information center in the overhead console is all garbled. The only thing that w...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start
Would not start upon arrival. Tested EGI and Fuel relays with known good. no change, tested fuel pressure )30 psi while cranking. Ckp signal should be fine due to fuel pressure. Tried a timing light pickup on Coil connector got flash but unable to really verif...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L suspension VIN: JT8UF11E4P
car came in very low in rear, and at times front also , when it shuts down it looses air and drops, start car and it pumps up real fast and drives ok --air suspension problem or leak we had a code 73 went we did it manually, but hot line said that for alternat...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L courtesy lamps VIN: 1L1FM81W1X
This one has me stumped! First I would like to thank all that try to help in advance. This is a Town Car Stretch limousine. The interior lamps go on and off correctly with the engine running, but whith the engine shut off (key off) the lamps stay on! I swapped...
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1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JM2UF3149N
we just installed a new jasper long block and coputer. the computer fixed the first problem we were having but we still get a miss untill we put it in gear it gets a little better. we have set the timming and set the idle by the book and the only thing that he...
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1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Steering VIN: JM1NA3539T
Customer complained of pull to right. Initial inspection of brakes checks ok. Removed calipers and pads, cleaned and lubed all necessary parts. Performed brake fluid flush. Vehicle tracks true under braking 95% of the time, then may sharply pull to either side...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L speedo VIN: 1YVGF22C6X
with car in neutral engin idle foot on brake speedo reads 20 mph. Will go up with throttle with red brick hooked up no vss signal on road test i receive no vss Intel 20 mph on scanner but speedo works good transmission shift are erratic and seems to follow wha...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L engine VIN: JM3LW28GGY
Hello everyone on this board. I'm looking to find out if any one of you have seen this condition, Which goes as follows: When engine is started and starts to reach normal engine temperature I hear a faint engine knock which slowly but surely becomes louder and...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBBHA28E6
Customer got up this morning...and car would not start...no previous hiccups...just out of the blue...cranks but won't start... Here is what I have verfified: No spark, no fuel pump drive... Scoped Crankshaft sensor...small hump..big hump..small hump...look...
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV11W8R
after starting vehicle up after performing fuel induction clean, vehicle started to idle surge jumping from 850 to 950. found mass air flow screen filled with debris, removed and sprayed mass air flow. cleared self learn and test drove vehicle. check engine li... Trouble codes: 32 (egr problem), 34 (knock sensor ckt)
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2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L tcc VIN: 1MEFM55S53
this one came in with the transmission indicator coming on. had DTC p0741, in memory. the problem seems intermitant. the desired slip and actual slip are within 1 rpm of each other at 55 mph, with trans temp about 165 F. hot line says there may be a problem wi...
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1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3CT64U4N
This vehicle came in with a driveability problem of running ruff at times. When on a test drine we found a bad coolant leak. We called the customer and told her she had a waterpump out and it would have to be replaced before we could continue. She oked the wat...
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L heater core VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
Hello Mitsubishi Techs: I have this 01 diamante with a coolant leak inside, most likely the core. I found some info saying it is a common problem on this vehicles, specifically a gasket before the heater core. Also that it affects the TCM. Does this mean the T...
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1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L relays, fuel pump VIN: JN1CZ14S2J
Car first came in with a dead battery. With new battery hooked up and ign switch off, I heard the fuel pump come on and stay on, I also thought I heard the power ant. working. I disconnected the ignition switch after testing all the circuits, the pump did not ...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1C31D0YT
The owner claimed this vehicle ran OK prior to a front end collission. Now, when it is cold, it has almost no power and will hardly idle. Fuel pulse width is at 3 ms. and is definately lean the entire warm up time. As the engine warms, the engine gains power b...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 3N1AB51DX2
We cleaned throttle body, cleaned Mass Airflow sensor- checked minimum air. Cleared codes and drove car. Code P0507 came back and car still has high idle that fluctuates between 1000-2000 RPM. There was a bulletin from Nissan concerning the P1102- they say to ... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed higher than expected), P1102 (Mass Airflow Sensor)
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Bulb failure warning light VIN: JN1DA31D22
This Maxima has a bulb failure light that comes on only when brake pedal is applied. The body shop has repaired what they called a severe rear end collision. The lamp assemblies are new and all the lights function correctly. The car has a deck lid spoiler with...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L p/d locks
Everything was working fine and we tried to unlock and lock the doors several times using all the switches and the fob. All was well until we tried to move the car. We put into reverse and the doors locked like they are suppose to and when we put it into park ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L suspension or body VIN: 1G3NL52E1X
This noise occurs when you are backing up and while you are backing up you turn the wheels to the right and while backing up you hear a pop sound under the driver floorboard.Everytime you back up and turn to the right you hear just one pop sound.Going forward ...
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1992 Audi S4 2.2L Pump VIN: WAUHP54A1N
Unfortunately,I haven't been able to spend enough time with this car to fix it's mysterious problem! However,I have to walk past it every workday of my life,and it's there every morning to greet me. The owner of this car is extremely patient,has plenty of othe...
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L asc VIN: WBAHE6322S
Turned out to be a problem with the engine side of things. The crankspeed pick up wheel aka. the vibration damper on the front of the crank is not running 100% true & is causing a fault 16 in the DME. The ASC system must use this as an input & somehow thought ...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Long crank time VIN: WBAGH8337X
After long discussions with the customer, we agreed to replace the crank sensor. The fuel pump will still need replacement, but we are making the repairs in stages. No one has been able to explain why I don't have the fuel pump prime at times, but because of t...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L radio VIN: 5UXFA535X2
i just want to say thank you to all the responces i got on how to fix this problem with the radio. i found out that the unit in the dashboard is not the actual radio. the radio is in the back under the spare tire. once you get the spare tire out. then you will...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP54K3Y
I had 12 replies, alot suggested possible fuel contanmination & rusted up fuel rail. We had already inspected fuel rail & it was clean. We had also already replaced fuel filter & inspected screens in injectors. paul [...] from illinois susggested calling linde... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1990 Cadillac Seville 4.5L Blower motor VIN: 1G6K5537LU
First let me say there was an overwellming responce to my request. To many to list them all. But I have to say thanks to Doug [...] at Altantic Auto Supply and Service in Norfolk VA. He has offered to help me do the relearned on the idle problem since I do ...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L turn singals VIN: 1G6CD53BXP
Well everyone we got the caddy turnsingle to work. Jeff from misouri had the location of the turn sing flasher, it was mounted on brake pedal bracket, repl flasher and works good. I wonder why the manuels are never correct on turn singal location you all have ...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L ac VIN: 1G6KY529XV
I guess 'everything is fine' in the middle of a sentence was a poor way to say that there was NOTHING wrong with the system after I recharged it. This includes leaks...sure the freon leaked out, but the system still passed leak tests and has no concern there. ...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L vtd VIN: 1GYEK63RTY
WELL...this problem has only occured twice since I posted...neither time at my shop. However, I went to his house on one of the occasions and it appeared that the vtd/evo module was not powered up. I have a mastertech but not the proper software...still on mod...
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1972 Chevrolet CORVETTE 350CID power steering
Hello Fellow techs, thanks to all that gave advice on this matter. I really appeciate it. Iatn is a great help, the customer was very impressed when I showed him the way It all works and he was very appreciative of my efforts to repair his corvette.Having said...
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1992 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM15ZXN
traced to a bent pronge on the wiring harness plug at the reman ecu. we straightened out the connector and all is fine
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1992 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GBEG25K5N
We replaced the distributor with a known good unit and let the owner drive it for the past week and a half and have not heard back from her so I take it that it is fixed. I do not know why with a new ignition module, pickup coil, distributor shaft this did not...
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22P2V
sorry so long wanted to be certain of fix. called customer this mouning and all ok. first we really need to do a better job of reading the information supplied. i went to great lengths to state that i verified heater power and ground supplies good at sensor an... Trouble codes: P0135, P155, P0133, P0153.
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Low Tire Pressure System VIN: 2G1WH55K3Y
The tires had been replaced before the problem showed up. I checked the wheel speed sensors on the scanner and all checked good. Reset the moniters for the low tire pressure system, and it seems to be working fine so far. Had 11 very good replies. Most replies...
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1CE3J56H7T
Thank you to all who responded. This vehicle has been a thorn for everyone involved. As I said this vehicle had 3! distributors installed before ending up with a new OEM part. Here is the rest of the story. It actually had 4 by the time we got the car. After t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306.
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1998 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Timing VIN: 3C3FL45H52
All 9 replies agreed remove the PS braket. All seemed to agree that it could be done with extensions and wobble sockets. Some how I had trouble with the one going into the head in the corner and I removed the intake which helped me. The next time I will try ha...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Spark VIN: 1B7HC16Y1R
Thanks to all that replied. The problem was a bad crank sensor failing when the vehicle got hot. Everthing is working perfect now. Used a lab scope and found crank sensor dropping off when the engine was hot. Special thanks to Klye for turning me in the righ...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3HD46T9S
Well I believe this one is fixed. We changed the crank sensor and it now starts at all temps. Thanks for the help.
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1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.3L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B3HD56T4S
Finally got the Intrepid back in the garage, the customer has several cars and we are swamped! The problem turned out to be the computer, causing #2 injector to hang open and run super rich, I tested the injector cold and hot, and it seems fine.
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L lockup converter VIN: 1B4GP54R0T
warranty replace chrysler reman. trans. problem solved
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L starter VIN: 1B4GP54L9T
I received an overwhelming response to the post. Many people suggested that there is in fact a bearing problem that froze and freed itself. Other suggestions included hydraulic locking from coolant or fuel from a stuck injector. This van was not low on coolant...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L coil VIN: 2D4GP74L53
hey techs thanks a million the coil was the culprit and kept taking out the drivers in the pcm.
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1969 Ford mustang 289CID power assist VIN: 9RO2M18767
Thank You Very much EVERYONE! I put 1 more control valve on from different rebuilder, 50% improvement.Many of you suggested relief valve in pump, had customer take pump back to where he got it, exchanged for another, we installed it and test drove with a big s...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Transfer cas VIN: 1FTEX14H1P
I removed the transfer case and disassembled it. Found the range fork wore out. Also the oil pump was froze up. Cleaned the parts, replaced the range fork, shift hub, oil pump, chain, and seals. All four replies said the problem was the range fork. Thanks for ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Wipers/ Washer VIN: 1FMDU32X9S
The codes received from the BCM led me to a totally improper trouble shooting approach, not to mention the values given in Mitchell were erroneous. Paul from MN. led me back to rechecking the run & hi-low relays in the fuse/ relay center underhood. Both had en...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cam position sensor VIN: 1FALP52U9V
there are two different cam sensors,i have seen the wrong syncronizer installed,there are two different syncronizers ,one has has a half moon trigger the other has just a single pole.if you use a scope you can see the signal.the half moon type has a wider patt...
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1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L vibration damper VIN: 1FAFP4440W
Sorry for the late post. Computor was down. We replace vib. damper and the noise was gone. Old damper looked just as good as the old one. Oh well it's gone and I got payed thanks to all.
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Reoccuring code VIN: 2FTRX07W9X
Thanks to everone who replied. While rechecking work performed did not hear fuel pump running gently tappaed on pump and it began running. Replaced fuel pump, relay, and filter. Cleared codes and all is well. Thanks again for all your input. Trouble codes: P0232.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FWMZA5146
Thanks everyone for your responses. The solution was two fold. First, their was a loose connection at the connector on top of transmission that simply was not snapped into place. Second, their were some bare wires touching the low side A/C line right rear of e...
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2001 Ford Mustang 4.6L Mechanical VIN: ZF4AH01A11
Well, after re-thinking the noise, I have to agree w/ Don in MN that valve train noise should be unaffected by load. The chain tensioners appear to be working, so I am re-assembling the valve covers. Because the customer had all of the modifications at others ...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Master Cylinder VIN: JHMCB7558L
It's FIXED!!! Most replies reffered to things I have checked over and over again,Master Cly.push rod out of adjustment,Caliper slides frozen,wheel brgs,& rear shoes out of adjustment. Apparently another shop or possible a backyard mechanic changed the struts b...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01N41
Well once again the iATN team came through and saved the day.I said that there was a chance I had the wrong cylinder location and I did.There was in fact a misfire in cylinder #5 and the bad guy that was causing the problem was the coil, it was failing when ho... Trouble codes: P0305.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JT6HF10U0X
well this one isn't really fixed but I received some good replies, and dug up some things of my own. The tsb refers to an updated valve body ($800 from lexus), which I think would have solved the problem, since we had no idea where the unit came from that was ...
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2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L tire pressure monitor VIN: JTHFN48Y52
like all 14 replies said have to send car to dealer to have sensors reconized with dealer scan tool. thanks again for all the help. Jason
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3W
Hi, Thanks to all who took the time to read our post as well as those who took the time to respond to us. I am sorry to report that this vehicle is still not fixed. The customer was instructed to take their car to the dealer and has yet to do so. I am still ...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L brakes VIN: WDBCA37D2F
Hi all, After extensive brake work this car is finally fixed. Installed ate brake master cylinder. Test drove car & seat brake pads car now had nice pedal not mushy anymore. What a nightmare the car just snowballed. Thanks to all who replied you all were a gre...
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L dead battery VIN: 1MEFM50U9W
vehicle draw was a normal computer shutdwon time ---also coolant in oil was due to intake gasket to head failure
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1992 MG 300SE 3.2L 3-2 shift VIN: WDBGA32E0N
thanks techs ,the problem was the vacuum cable adjustment even though was adjusted to 7mm ,was apparantly too much, backed adjustment to very little movement with vacuum applied and that took care of late cold shifts,found this by blocking vacuum at solinoid a...
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1995 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D0S
Thanks to all who replied, especially Bobby [...]. I tried the wet compression test and compression came up. It was really flooded and pulling the fuel pump fuse and cranking at WOT helped. As it turns out, one of the lobes on the original distributor that l...
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1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1NGSD11515
Thank you to those who replied I found the problem it was a fuel injector that wasn't properly seated and was allowing a vacuum leak. Thanks for your help I'm sorry I wasted your time on this one.
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