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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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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L electronics VIN: WBADM6330X
This car had numerous codes and slippage. Installed reman trans from a known rebuilder. Now it has BMW code "05", "magnetic valve, pressure". Before spending 935.00 of my customers money on the ECU I'd like to know if any of you have seen this problem. The car...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4HP53LXP
Hello all. We have a 1993 Buick Lesabre 3800 that will cut out and hesitate only when you put a load on the engine when it is in gear. When it is in neutral will run just fine. Took the catalytic converter off-suspected plugged exhaust-and that was fine. Repla...
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1994 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L t/s flasher VIN: 1G4NV55M4R
The next step in diagnosis of no turn signals is to locate the t/s flasher. Alldata is incorrect and the Mitchell book is not helpful either. The dash panels and radio and ashtray are all out... Anyone know where it is?
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L alternator VIN: 1G6EL12YXT
Good afternoon: I am working on a 96 Cad Eldo that has a charging system problem. The car came to me with the service electrical system and service engine soon light on.I checked for codes,all codes were history codes for a canister solenoid problem. I had a l...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L fuel gage VIN: 1G6KY5492X
the fuel gage drops to empty, radio cuts off, power windows & door locks quit working, traction off message, theft system message comes on. Was sent to us from another shop. The DIM has been replaced, PCM has been replaced, & reflashed with latest updates. No ...
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1964 Chevrolet CORVETTE 327CID removal VIN: 400837S100
I am looking for the correct procedure to remove transmissionfor clutch replacement This is a perfect car and I would like to take great care in R & R
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1988 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham 5.0L Wiper System VIN: 1G1BU51H9J
Shop owner's vehicle, so time and money is not an issue on this one. This is a nice 1988 Caprice with the typical clunky and slow wiper motor/pump from this era. The blades tend to drag on the windshield even at higher speeds. The owner also dislikes the norm...
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1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JC5440P
We have spent a lot of time on this vehicle trying to resolve a driveability complaint.There apppears to be a problem with voltage spikes.When you have the scanner hooked up to the ALDL connector,the voltage will go up to 25 volts and the coolant temp sensor,m... Trouble codes: 14 (Coolant temp sensorlow or shorted), 23 (Mat sensor), 42 (Est)
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L hvac fuse #15 VIN: 2G1WW12M3S
this vehicle will intermittently(every couple days)blow the fuse number 15 in the passengers inside fuse panel.this fuse powers the hvac mode doors,cruise control,daytime running lamps,rear window defogger. i have done a very detailed inspection and driven th...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L fuel guage, door locks, starting VIN: 1G3NDT13W7
Here's the layout, Customer states vehicle needed jump start because battery was very low and could not crank engine. Battery is new (3 months old). This has happened 2-3 times before over the course of the past 9 months. Truck is driven almost everyday, some...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH12FQ2
Now vehicle is back with rough idle, p0300.I cant find any vacuum leaks on this beast and if you drive the vehicle it seems to have plenty of power. What is strange is the fan constantly kicks off and on even if the vehicle is cold. Also forgot to mention old ... Trouble codes: P3000
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1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Stall VIN: 2C3HH46R8X
Good day, I have this Intrepid that after you drive a few miles it stalls when you come to a stop. It always starts after but you have to crank for a few seconds before it will start. It has a returnless fuel sys. and only a small quick coupler in the fuel lin...
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2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L overheat VIN: 2C3HC56G1Y
HI hope someone can help been working on this car for 3 day's. Car came in with a runing hot prolbem if driven on eway for about 15 mile's temp gage would go to hot but eng would not boil over. drive at about 35 mph temp would come down to half. replaced T sta...
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1990 Dodge B250 3.9L Starting VIN: 2B7JB31X3L
No power at the ignation switch. Does anyone know where the fuseable links are on this van?
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1991 Dodge Shadow ES 2.5L Hesitation, VIN: 3B3XP65J5M
I cannot find a MAP sensor that fits this car. The ones that I have gotten from Dodge and aftermarket all have a different connector style than the car has. Anyone have any suggestions?
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1992 Dodge D350 5.9L won't rev up VIN: 1B7ME36C4N
TRUCK WAS TOWED IN WITH NO START, DIAG FOUND BROKEN CAMSHAFT DUE TO GEAR BOX BOLT INTERFEARANCE BETWEEN CAM AND CRANK GEARS,REMOVED ENGINE AND SENT IT TOO MACHINE SHOP FOR REPAIR, INSTALLED ENGINE WITH PUMP GEAR LETTER "E" LINED UP WITH THE SINGLE"O" MARK ON C...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP443WR
Idle plug has been removed & I can not set the minimum air rate. I've tried w/ a mastertech & MTS 2500. Idle reading is non responsive on scantool as I adjust screw. I eliminated the stall by a hit or miss adjustment procedure @ idle w/ & w/o a/c on. It will s... Trouble codes: 1294 (Target Idle not reached)
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1998 Dodge B1500 5.2L coolant VIN: 2B7HB11YGW
this vehicle came in low on coolant and running hot, a pressure check revealed no external leaks, a chemical test (blue liquid) revealed no combustion gases in the coolant.the oil looked a little cloudy but not at all milky,it was a little high. we filled the ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L seal VIN: 1B7KF73651
i am posting this for the shop, can not get this dang output shaft seal to seal. have pretty much ran out of idea's, we have replaced the seal, and bushing and checked and rechecked the vents, and yoke. no clue's there. the other seals are not leaking (front o...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L blower motor VIN: 2B4GT54L41
I have this Grand Caravan with auto heating/ac system that will not shut down the front heat/ac blower. I can shut the system completely off from the controls and the blower keeps running on high. If I remove the main front blower relay that will shut it down....
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L front suspension VIN: 2D7HB11Y63
Hello please help! We've been trying to figure out the noise in the front end of this van.If you bounce it really slow you can make the noise happen,but if you do it fast the noise goes away.We have removed the sway bar with no change we have also replaced the...
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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L wipers VIN: 1FABP44E1K
hey people, this pony's wipers only work on high, no low or intermitent. i have checked the multi-switch on the column and have all voltage coming and going as per switch position. i have checked the wiper motor connections and have only voltage being supplied...
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1993 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14HOP
Problem only occurs under light load at 40-60 MPH and in shop under brake torque, and only when EGR valve is not blocked off. Van runs good when EGR is disabled, but valve and regulator have been replaced. Van runs very rich and rough when started cold. Found ...
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1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54P1R
hi, i just bought this ford last month, besides my better judgement. when i first bought it the mil was on during cruise it had a code 332 lack of egr. i pulled the intake and cleaned the passages out and found the rear valve covers leaking oil into the spark ... Trouble codes: 172 (lean bank 1), 176 (lean bank 2)
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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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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU184LW
Customer come in with #4 spark plug blowed out. Cylinder head was removed and all cylinders were repaired. After re-assembling, tearing down and checking timing 3 times, were ready to tear our hair out. You can remove all 4 coil wires and injector wires and it...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU35P8X
This Explorer will only miss under a load from cruse. I had it scaned at the ford dealer and was told that mode 6 shows that #1 sparkplug wire is going bad. I replaced plugs and wires. Test drove it again and the problem is still there. My scantool will not sh...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
When accelerating engine acts like its trying to cut out and the overdrive light will flash .
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L heater blower VIN: 1FDRE1422X
Blower motor will run for a while and then it will blow the fuse.
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L timing chains VIN: 1FMZU34ZE6
Hi Group; This thing came in with a rattle on cold start up that lasted until the engine warmed up and then once hot the rear chain rattled at idle. We removed the engine and upon tear down found the oil pump chain tensioner broken and the jackshaft tensioner...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMPU18L3X
i have an expedition that has a slight knock. it does not seem to matter whether it is hot or cold, the noise seems to be about the same. the vehicle does not seem to do this consistantly. the customer does admit to the last 5 or 6 times the oil was changed it...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMRU1765Y
Performed PM services, When tried to start engine spin no start. Theft light flashing. Installed scan-tool No communication to pcm. Performed KOEO PATS test. U1147 (NO SCP NET WORK COMMUNICATION). Tested DLC and followed pinpoint tests for this code. End resul...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L cruise control VIN: 1FTNE24L5Y
Hello Ford techs, thank you for taking the time to read this. This van came in with the crusie control inop (light on dash won't even come on). I used the Mitchel trouble shooter for system inop and it gives you a test for every thing but the on button. All th...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L chime control VIN: 1FTNX21S6Y
the five soft chimes occur with a space between the five chimes, and a total of 25 chimes per key cycle. it is a different chime sound than all the other chimes. customer states he has never heard this chime before, and states it never did it since vehicle was...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L shift solenoid b VIN: 1FTZF17231
Hello group, This truck came in with the "O.D." light flashing and the S.E.S. light on. Customer stated that everything was o.k. going to work one day, but after work he got in it, put it in gear and started driving away, the O.D. light started flashing, the ...
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1997 GMC K1500 Suburban SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKFK16R0V
came back may 2nd 2005 no start no spark ign.module had hole burnt through it replaced coil and module turned ign.swich to the on position , coil was producing a steady spark until the module burned out which was a few seconds.thanks for any help curt at wedig...
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1997 GMC Suburban C2500 5.7L rotors drums shoes
this truck came into my shop with M2M ( metal to metal) front and rear on the brakes.. replaced parts as needed... a week past customers bac with problems with brakes.. rotors and drums were blue from the heat .2nd replacement on all.. about two more wweeks we...
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1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IGTEK14R3V
When vehicle checked on start-up, there is a misfire on cyl. 5&7. After a few minutes, misfire changes to 1&8. I have replaced plug wires number 1 and 8, injectors 1 and 8. It threw a P1364 code. I phased distributor in, eliminated P1364 code. Still have P0300... Trouble codes: P0300
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1986 Jeep Cherokee Chief 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JCHL783XG
this vehicle came in with a high CO and HC problem (idle CO 5.25% and Cruise CO 6.65%. the IAT showed no resistance, replace that. The CTS and the WOT switch werew connected together...not good. also the EGR Valve was not opening even with a vacuum pump. repla...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L frt axel VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
customer brought this in for a front bearing noise we replaced front bearing and axel customer returned for vibration at 60 mph inspected and found front tires out of balance but new balance did not cure problem replaced right side bearing and axel as per cust...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Battery Draw VIN: 1J4GZ58S1V
read a lot of posts concerning draw, module ccd , etc. Don't have schematics or fuse/relay panel info to identify relays for what module, or system they control/work with,so bare with me here.In PDC theres a 50A fuse identified as MUX/T-TOW that draw feeds thr...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ6S4WL
hey jeep techs i believe this to be a common problem because my cherokee does it and i have talked to two other people describing the same problem with there cherokee and one just happens to be in the shop at this time so i thought i would see if we can get to...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB121X2
car sets po 301 we can not varify missfire, customer states that car misses/boggs on highway very intermitant.any known history of po301 ? Trouble codes: P0301
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, runaway idle VIN: 1LNLM91VXS
problem accures all the time, when you take foot off pedal car stays at that rpm, even taping on pedal does not bring it down. checked throttle cable and that is free of binding.
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMRU27AIY
80psi cylinder # 7 . does any body knows if there is any history of stick valve or burnt?? replace coil and plugs already fuel injector pulsation ok
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C1S
Vehicle will die when put into gear. Idle air control will not compensate for the load of going into gear. Responds to all other loads, a/c, rear defrost, headlights etc. Trans range sensor reads correctly in each gear position when backprobing pcm. Duty cycle...
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1NB35371
checked for codes none found.no inj sig,no immobilizer codes.pin check ecu all ok.installed owners old ecu,car will start and run on 1 cyl#1. all other inj drivers burned no out put.mazda dealer said that when you change out the ecu you do not need to recode i...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA32E4S
Hi Guys; This Mercedes came in on the hook last week as a crank, no start. I hooked up our Snap-On MT2500 with Mercedes software and found there to be no RPM signal. Checked iATN database and found numerous problems with the crank sensor. The strange thing abo...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L abs VIN: IHG2371638
i have this 2002 mercedes benz with esp light comes on have tried to clean all connectors like alldata tsb had ask.but it will comes back on after several days,please help
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.5L radio VIN: JA4MR41R7Z
Hey Guys, We had this Montero come in the shop with a no-start condition. It had an oe theft-deterrent system, but didn't look factory installed. I disabled it, removed the module and re-installed the factory harness going to the ignition switch. I was then a...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L park lights VIN: JA4MT31H9Y
when you apply the brakes the dash lights and the park lights light up .This vehicle has a factory secutity system not sure if this could be problem.Cannot find anything to shut off security system may not even work .
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Fast or High Idle VIN: 4A3AA46G61
This vehicle came back in the shop two weeks later complaining of high Idle, and Trans shifting funny. Reving above 50 mph. We test drove vehicle and could never duplicate problem. We double checked all our work, and cleaned the throttle body. It was very dirt...
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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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1987 Nissan Pulsar NX XE 1.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1PN34S9H
hi everyone and especially nissian tecnicians. have this lovely nissan pulsar nx, 1.6l, fuel injected vehicle with a occational no start, no rpm to tacometer on dash signal and code 21 in computer. tested 02 sensor hangs around .3 volts but on opening throttle... Trouble codes: 21 (rpm signal)
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3Y
Customer brought van in with complaint of poor idle. Jim checked for normal injector problems on this engine since we had replaced 2 injectors 9 months ago for a solid engine miss. injectors all ohmned 12.5 --14.0 range hot. Ran smoke machine to search for vac... Trouble codes: P0034 (Knock sensor circuit-------not current)
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1993 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2P4GH4532P
greetings chrysler techs. I have a 93 3.0 caravan runs very rich cold. fuel pressure 43psi at idle. pulse width seems very high 7.0 m/s cold idle, even with the engine warm it is at 2.5 m/s idle, idle adapt -8 lft -10 still seems rich also stalls on decell int...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L wipers VIN: 2P4GP5R3WR
replaced bcm to repair fuel guage problem ...erratic operation and random low fuel chime. bcm repaired thet problem , now we get a phantom wiper pulse at start up and the wipers will sweep on their own while driving with switch in the off position. all other p...
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1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L unknown VIN: 3B3ES47Y8W
hello customer has a excessive vibration only when rpm,s are 3000 or slightly above. and being a three speed trans vibration is always there at cruising speed.it is more pronounced in accelerator pedal when driving.it actually tickles the bottom of my foot.rep...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L headlight switch VIN: 1G2HX52K7S
I am wondering if any one knows of a repair for the head light switch and connector. It appears it has gotten pretty hot and the connecter is distorted and the heat has affected the operation of the switch. I know the switch is replaceable but I am looking for...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D81
first i would like to thank everyone for their response to this problem i refered the customer to another shop with more experience with this vehicle and they found the intake cam shaft was incorrectly installed- one tooth off i do not know how we overlooked t... Trouble codes: 340 (cam shaft position sensor malfuntion), 341 (cam shaft position sensor unplausible).
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L lower control arms
Thanks for all the replies it seemed to be a mixed oppion if aluminum control arms are interchangable with steel however the dealer got back to me and informed me that it is acceptable as long as both are replaced after further investigation it turned out that...
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1982 Cadillac Seville 4.1L starter shimming VIN: 1G6AS6985C
The problem was two fold...a defective starter the AC Delco reman starter looked identical with the exception of a slightly shorter starter solenoid...the starter would spin for several seconds taking too long to push the gear into the flexplate and when it di...
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1956 Chevrolet C6500 235CID Rear Cylinders VIN: 6B56J01596
After numerous tries, we finally got all of the air out of the rear wheel cylinders. I think what did the best job was to pull the shoes back and push the cylinder pins down into the cylinder as far as possible, then open the bleeder as we pushed the brake ped...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7P
Gueeze! the fix reply happened 12 minutes(!!) after I posted! From [...] (Ronald from south CA) you guys ROCK! Special thanks To Ronald and also spot on were Bob from Il, Sherman from TX Don from AZ, Michael from MI, Scott from Il, Bryan from NC, Ro...
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L performance
Thanks for all of the wonderful ideas. Turned out to be carbon built up on the back of intake valves and fuel was having a hard time getting thru. Ran the engine on a motor vac 3 times, running better each time. Thanks again
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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.0L guages VIN: 1FDEE14N3M
Thank you to all who responded. Stephen hit it right on the head. We acessed the small screw on the back of the regulator and dialed it in so the guages all read properly.
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L fast idle
thanks for all who responded, turns out the upper intake was leaking. it was not large enough to show up on fuel trim, but a smoke test found a small leak in the rear, replaced gasket and all is fine now. again thanks for all the help.
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP53S8W
hey guys this car is fixed. well four of you have posted some good comments. because of you its fixed. although none of you hit it on the head.i had checked for restricted exhaust- good. grounds on sensors good. normallly i would not look at mass air sensor fo...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
Well took front diff. apart and nothing all 5 bearings in good shape, ran vehicle without diff. noise still present, (installed one inch bolts through wheel bearings to hold in place), had a Jeep Grand cherokee in shop took wheels and tires off jeep and instal...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: IFTYR10C3X
Louis from North Carolina called it. This truck had a bad computer. All inputs, powers & grounds were good. Runs perfect now. Thanks to all who responded, Dan Trouble codes: P1131, P0340.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L oil leak VIN: 1FTNX21L2X
Well, it was the head gasket! We're sending it out, though. The shop doing it always lifts the body like many of you suggested. Thanks for all the replies...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Lacks Power VIN: 1FTNW21L1X
Thanks for all the replys, finally got the truck back in the shop. Had to borrow a tool from the local Ford dealer for this one. Ran a balance test under load up one certain hill only showed problem with cylinders 1 & 5, turned out the coils were breaking down... Trouble codes: 1401 (DPFE Hi Voltage).
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FDWF37S8Y
Thanks for all the help. This truck had a new fuel pump module put in it 5 months ago so I never thought the pump could be bad. So I put pressure gauge on truck and run it and when it acted up it only had 3 or 4 psi. So I pulled the tank out and the sump was r...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L powertrain
THIS VEHICLE has not come back to complete & finish the job ,so i do not have any useful info right now ,i will update at a later date when vehicle comes back.
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1998 GMC K2500 Suburban 6.5L ebcm VIN: 1GK2K45LM5
in short as with a growing number of customers with a fancy newer vehicle and an older empty wallet they declined further repair time...thanks to rick in Missouri,albert in Louisiana and Mike from New York. The ground was where I was headed next as Al had sugg...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK29182
Thanks to the gentlemen that responded to my request. I used a little of the information Geoffrey gave me and tested out the heater. The heater was good so, replaced the relay and all is well. Trouble codes: P0540 (Intake Air Heater or Intake Air Heater relay).
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L master` VIN: 1GKFK66U42
THANKS TO ALL THE PROs WHO ANSWERE THIS REQUEST. EARLY THIS MORNING I FOUND THE TRIGGER RING FOR THE SPEED SENSOR WERE OFFSET I REPLACE THE HUB BEARING CAUSE IT COMES AS COMPLETE UNIT AND THE PROBLEM IS GONE!!
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: JHMCB7652M
It turns out that the trans control module we had was wrong. We could not find the correct one used and he did not want to pay for a new one. He picked up car. Thanks for all your help. Lonny
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W51
Thanks for all of the replies. This vehicle was returned to the selling dealer and the dealer is going to have their shop make the repairs. Almost all of the replies suggested installing the OE spark plugs(I agree). The one thing I did not get a good answer fo... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple missfire).
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNX2740T
Thanks for the replies. My mistake in the original post, the EGR valve was replaced by the dealership. I removed and cleaned the EGR temperature sensor which was covered heavily in carbon deposits. Cleaned the ports to and from the EGR valve. Vehicle has been ... Trouble codes: P0121 (Throttle position sensor/switch range perf problem), P0400.
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L trip/odometer VIN: 1LNCLM97V8
Hi folks, this car is fixed... duane from Conn. hit it... just like the older grand cherokee's the visor had blown the fuses, but the owner had tried to replace the fuses and had forgotten where they went back, installed new fuses and reset w/battery disconnec...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L courtesy lamps VIN: 1L1FM81W1X
I would like to thank all that took their valuable time to help get this one fixed! It turns out that Kevin [...] hit the nail on the head. I opened the drivers door panel, disconnected the keypad and the problem disappeared! Thanks again
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Reverse VIN: WDBFA61E1M
Hi Guys I pulled the pan and found the reverse clutch linings in the filter. The trans went to trans shop for rebuild. They reported the reverse clutches were toast. Thanks to all who replied.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBBHA28E6
A quick wiggle of the engine wiring harness and VIOLA...car started up...clearly a detoriated engine wiring harness. After getting car started, customer elected to bring it to the deealer due to my time constraints.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starter, doors, radio VIN: WPBEA32E6S
Someone had 'wired in' and aftermarket security system INTO the existing ATA module ( situated under the passenger floorboard). I pulled out all the wired in scotch clips and plugged in the factory wiring plug back into ATA module and all working OK now for ov...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L brake system VIN: 4JGAB54E1W
thanks for all the different ideas,i tried them all to find nothing wrong.the customer had been out of the vehicle so long that she was used to the brake pedal on the vehicle she had been driving.the [...] came in and drove the vehicle and said it was fine,t...
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1987 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN6HD16SXH
Thanks to everyone for all their help. After many hours and much hair pulling I found that the ecu was in control of injector pulse. When I partially covered the airflow meter bypass slots on top of the injectors, the injector pulse dropped and the car ran bea... Trouble codes: 12 (Air flow meter), 33 (exhaust gas sensor), 43 (tps).
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1991 Nissan D21 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N6SD16S2M
thanks for all feedback. we decided to go ahead and remove timing cover to properly install chain. we then checked compression and did find it to have 1 bent valve on cylinder # 4. many replied that we would have been fortunate if valves hadn't bent. we were i...
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1996 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CZ24D9T
well, this vehicle leaves today running substantially better than it came in. It still has a slight hunt on days colder than 60deg. but overall much better. Decarbonizing made a slight improvement,even on a car with 10k miles on new motor. I cleaned and tighte...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Bulb failure warning light VIN: JN1DA31D22
Thanks again to all who replied, some of the replies questioned if the car had aftermarket or factory spoiler and if it was factory or dealer installed, this car had factory installed spoiler and LED lamp assembly. Also the car had no trailer hitch or aftermar...
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2001 Opel corsa/barina 1.4L steering rack VIN: WOLOXCF681
Hi all, The fix on this one was straight forward.the rack is a conventional type rack with power assistance coming from an electric motor on the steering column.So this was a straight forward replacement and no diagnostics needed.Many Thanks to those who r...
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1986 Other Ford TVR 280i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SA9DH28P8G
We got this car timed and running good. I want to thank Richard and Gregory for their time and great information.
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T4T
upon further tests found that air bag light was not doing bulb check and tcc light on as well.decided to investigate the air bag module under rh seat.it was rotton.unpluged it and o2 started responding and tcc light was now operational.aparrently these cars ha... Trouble codes: P0134 (insufficieat activity sensor 1).
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L drivers door regulator VIN: 1G2NF52T8Y
I did indeed find the regulator damaged as Scott from Minnesota said. I replaced complete and on down the road it went. Thanks
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1997 Saturn SC1 1.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZF1286V
(David from California (Northern) Yes [No] we have no spark [bananas]! It turned out to be the ignition module. I guess it would heat up and cut out. Thanks to those that replied
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1997 Saturn SC2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZG1277V
thanks for all the help on this saturn , had to return car to customer for know as it runs good but still has this missfire problem, after I motor vac the car I put a bottle of gm injector cleaner in tank. told him to take it dealer and have crank resink as a ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L starter VIN: WVWPD23B1Y
Thanks to all your replies.Today at last i have time to finish that car & post fix.You all were right : victor,glen,pekka,nicholas,byron & stuart,the solder joints were the culprit.specially the grey/blue joints (3 wires).All joints are under D/S seat front ca...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Rear Toe VIN: 3VWCA21C3Y
I want to thank you all for your help. The rear toe on these cars is only adjustable as a function of total toe. The two sides of the solid axle can be loosened and moved to equalize the two sides. If total toe is out of spec, the frame will have to be pulled ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWTH63B93
We appreciate the input from you all. The fuel pump is bad. VW covers 02 and later Passats till 4/50,000. Apparently this is a problem because the pumps seam to be on an intergalactic backorder. Thanks again,
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