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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L EWS alarm system VIN: WBAGF8328W
Hello All, This car was towed to our shop a few days ago it would not crank the starter when the ignition key was turned if you jumped the wire at the solenoid the starter would crank but the engine would not start. I came up with DME/EWS communication codes i...
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L air bag VIN: 4USCH93484
SRS light on, have code 26 seat occupancy recognition 1 SBE1, and 17 ECU power. The battery has bben replaced, but this is the first time in our shop for this car. Mitchell has little info other than code definitions, and I need more info. Is this the drivers ...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5218S
Replaced leaking vacuum lines and O2 sensor which showed bad. Went through diagnostic flow chart, points to PCM. Replaced PCM still has code. Tested all wiring to sensors (Boost solenoid, TCC, EVAP solenoid). Tested all powers and grounds. Unplugged solenoids,... Trouble codes: P1640 (QDM 1 Circuit)
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1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L Drivetrain VIN: 1G4GD2214V
Hello guy`s I have this 97 riviera that I got from a local body shop that could not get it. They tell me it was dropped off the lift at a tire store. when vehicle hits 65mph the steering wheel shakes violently. does not change when foot is let off gas until ve...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5212X
Thank you in advance for your help. 1. Sometimes after sitting this car will start and run normally. After 5 minutes or so, it will die, and not restart. 2. In the crank position it will try to start, but die immediately when turned back to the run positio...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Misfire VIN: 1G6CD5337L
Greetings Caddy techs...I've got one here that I thought initially would be a slam dunk but I'm the one being dunked. The car came in with a steady misfire. Determined, as the last shop[s] had, that it is on #2 and #7 cylinders, no difference cold or warm. Bot...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Brake switch circuit VIN: 1G6KF5799Y
Good day folks. We received this car with a report of the traction indicator on intermittently. Failure codes C1294 and C1295 were stored. The brake circuit seemed to operate normally but visual inspection showed some pitting in the brake switch contacts. We r...
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1989 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1JF11W2K
this car came in because it would die every so often. the first thing i did was run a scan on it every thing appeared to be normal. i then ran a 4 gas anylysis on it it was running at 9.00% co with around 300ppm hc the o2 sensor is still switching all the sens...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L compressor VIN: 2G1WN54T8M
AC cools great at idle except when you turn the steering wheel you hear the compressor clutch click off and then back on. It cools good when you drive.It only clicks off after you stop turning the wheel and comes right back on. Thanks in advance for your help.
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDU06E7T
Hi gang, this van will cut out and restart very quickly at highway speeds and the check oil light stays on for a few seconds just as it does when the van is first started. I have run it with the fuel pressure gauge hooked up, but it happens so quickly that not...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1GCGK24R9V
please help,i have been trying to find the vehicle speed sensor buffer control module. the gm manual reads that it is behide the i/p i have taken the glove box out and looked all over the back of this unit and can not find anything that looks like what they sh...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C1JC5247V
vehicle returned to shop following monday. mil on and P0300 stored. scope checked ign. found all normal. misfire data/ misfire on all cyls. alternating, LTFT at -8 STFT at -17 customer has stated that #2 fuel injector had been changed about 3 weeks prior. we d... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
fellow technicians any direction would be great. this truck came in with ck eng. lite on and a code po131 stored. also had some other distributor related codes in history. found someone had dist. out. inspect and found cam synch at 7 degrees. replaced cap and ... Trouble codes: P0131
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19TOY
This is the second of the new body style chevys i have seen with this code this week, the first was a 1999 and after a tsb search i found a gm bulletin to replace the vent sol. and hose assy with an updated one. These are both farm/gravel road trucks. I am get... Trouble codes: P0446
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WF55K9Y
This car is going to take what little hair I have left. It will intermittently cut out in a rythmic pattern, check engine light, brake light and trac off light will blink in rythm with the cutting out. It will stall if allowed to idle, but keep running if acce...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Transfer case
Have a electronic controlled transfer case. Will not shift into 4hi or 4low. Sets code C0387, unable to perform shift. Diagnostic procedures lead me to replacing the module. Replaced module and switch. Still does not work. Can remove encoder motor and manually...
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1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L pcm VIN: 2C3EL56F2P
Hello to everyone and thanks in advance Got a fun one here. Car came in with complaint engine cuts out and will only go 40 MPH and car hear cooling fans turn off and on. Checked for codes and No codes found. checked for miss fire, Spark Plugs and wires are ...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L crank and fuel pump fuse no 8 / 8w-10-11 VIN: 1C3EL56U71
Need a chrysler tech specialist ,I have a weird one with no direction. Car towed in with no start no crank. Battery was low and failed load test after being charged. At that time found fuel pump and crank fuse blown no 8 / 8w-10-11. Multiple starts were ok rel...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Starting VIN: 2C8GP54L42
Customer complains of intermittent no start condition. Engine won't crank, sometimes it starts and then shuts off in 2 or 3 seconds. It acts as though key transponder does not communicate. Sometimes it starts and runs for a day or so. When the no start conditi...
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1993 Dodge D150 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7HE16Z1P
this is a 93 dodge ram 1500 pickup, the problem is when shifted into reverse the engine stumbles. park, nuetral, drive, no problems. no proplems on acceleration. only in reverse. problem only occurs with cool engine.
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HD46F75
Car came in with stalling at stops, starts right back up . Left side oxygen sensor reads rich, Right side reads lean. on left adap% reads negative values, right side reads 24.8 all the time. No vacuum leaks found, replaced intake gaskets in an attempt to repai... Trouble codes: 51 (lean right bank)
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Battery/connections VIN: 2B4GP44R9V
Hello people, this van came in w/complaint of not shifting. Dropped trans pan and found coolant. Drain radiator and found ATF. Customer OK'd a reman trans and new radiator and all hoses. Removed trans and sent to rebuilder. Reinstalled w/no problems(I thought)...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, a/c on only VIN: 1B7HF13Z7Y
HELP! vehicle lurches,jerks etc. just like you would expect a bad tps to do,but only when a/c cycles on.All parameters are normal at tps untill a/c comes on then actual voltage at sensor is normal but voltage at mastertech reads 5v and stays there regardless o...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF12Y4W
Hello everyone, I think I have the problem solved but would like another opinion on this. First off vehicle seems to buck alot, meaning dies right down then surges really severe. this seemed to all start after the ckp sensor was replaced, first question is can... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0307, P0302, P0131, P0132
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L Lack of power VIN: 2B7JB21Y1X
Here we go again! Customer complaining of lack of power. Test drive confirms. Seems to make a lot of noise but has no guts. It almost seems like it's over-revving. Local trans shop test drove and says it's engine problem. Fuel pressure is right on and stays go...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC16X1X
Quick qeustion for you Dodge guys. This truck runs normal,except for a rattling converter and poor fuel mileage. Question is ,can the blown up converter cause the poor fuel mileage? My guess is yes ,but would appreciate some confirmation. Thanks,Spencer. Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L ABS light VIN: 3B7HF12Y7Y
This car came in with both ABS and Brake lights stays on all the time with ignition on. When I pull the ABS fuse out and key on, the Brake light is not on, but the ABS light is still on. When press the emergency brake, the brake light comes on, which means 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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1969 Ford THUNDERBIRD 429CID power window diagram VIN: 9Y87N11340
We got this 4 door thunderbird in and customer wants all power windows to work. I need a wiring diagram if anyone has one to fax to me or something of that nature. Hate to tear into these old door panels since most of them are already cracked. Thanks.
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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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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX26G2T
hi techs, this truck came in with a poor fuel economy complaint.ck'd for codes none found although the customer said he had seen the c/e light come on.after looking at the data stream i could see that it would toggle in and out of closed loop,oxygen sensor wou...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
hey all. i got a problem with the primary coil side (exhaust) no fire out of the coil. switched coils and still no fire. check for power. good all this system has is the crank sensor coil packs, and the pcm. checked wiring for cont. to comp.good. replaced comp...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP66L9X
Car was towed in and started up right away. The customer stated that the car stalled and would not restart. Pulled codes and found Codes P0351, P0301, P0305. Scoped out the engine and Found that #1 cyl had no spark. Hooked up the lab scope to the Ign coil from... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ign Coil Pri Circuit Malf), P0301 (Miss fire 1 Cyl), P0305 (Miss fire 5 Cyl)
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L spark knocking VIN: 2FMZA514XY
it will spark knock hot at 55 to60 with a/c on steady speed
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP40461
help!!!car came in originally with check engine light on and running rough.codes were for multiple missfire.replaced tuneup parts.idles great codes gone,mis gone.atleast at idle.test drive car and get miss at cruise and light accel.clears up some with egr vac ...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire, WHITE SMOKE NO POWER VIN: 1FDXE45F01
No power know and lots of smoke. First thing I did was remove inlet to fuel pump. There was no fuel in the line and pump sounded noisy. We have just under 1/2 a tank of fuel. Traced the lines back to the tank and found where they go from the sender to the meta...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L engine VIN: 1FTSX30531
Ford Techs, This truck was bought new and pulls 5th wheel camper routinely. After sitting for awhile it will puff smoke at start-up. It also uses some oil. It has received good maintenance since new. I am wondering if this is common to the V10? If so, what i...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMDU73K73
Hi All, I replaced the solenoid pack on this explorer. Sinced i changed it the 1-2 shift is a bit high. I filled the tranny as i should through the torx screw with scanner attached to observe temp. Is there a reprom porcedure that i need to do ? Any and all he...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1HGCB7658N
Will not shift out of park unless I use key release. When I step on brake pedal D4 illuminates on dash no mater what gear I put it in(the gear it is in will also light up). Reverse is fine, will not start in correct gear unless manually placed in gear("limp in...
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1993 Hummer H1 6.2L steering gear VIN: 137XE8337P
this suv came in with no power assist on steering.the cusotmer requested the power steering pump and belts replaced(his friend at the national guard told him that the pump is a commom failure)we replaced the pump and belts.it still has no assist,if you rev the...
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2001 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B1412
Sorry for what may be a dumb question but I am not very familiar with these diesels. Customer said that they came to a stop light and the truck just died and would not restart. Towed in to me and still will not start. Fuses in glove box are ok. Levers on injec...
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Stall VIN: JACDS58X62
customer is complaining of a intermittin stalling condition during the first 5 minutes of driving. after about 45 miles and three days of test driving i experinced a stalling condition on acceration, the check trans light, cruise control light, low fuel light,...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: SAJNX2746T
First of all I will apologize for this long post. This vehicle was repaired as mentioned above and has never ran correctly since put together. I can not tell you what caused the fire in the first place but it was concentrated around the right side firewall a...
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1992 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JF4T58SXN
I'm into some Jeep weirdness here. The TPS signal wire has 4.5 volts on it all the time, coming out of the computer! I cut the wire right at the computer so I am sure there is no wire problem, not at least with this wire. The computer grounds (2) and signal gr... Trouble codes: 24 (TPS Voltage high)
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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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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L gauges, windows VIN: 1J4GW68N8X
all gauges will go to zero, all idiot lights come on and also the windows will not work yet the truck is running perfect. radio will hold memory and moon roof will work. cycle ignition key and they all start working. may not happen again for several short trip...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FF6859X
customer complained of vehicle running rough and loosing power at times. I was not able to get the vehicle to repeat the problem.All pid readings are all over the place. There are no stable readings, yet vehicle is running fine at the time.
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4FF48S9Y
this jeep seems to run well almost all the time,this concern is intermittant and we cannot seem to duplicate the customers complaint.when engine is idling,very smooth,no skip or miss,no vacumn leaks found,no misfire counts on Matco Determinator scanner found.C...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L eas/air ride VIN: SALPV144XT
Vehicle came in with complaint that air ride eas compressor runs excessivly. Leak check system, no problems found. Vehicle does not lose pressure overnight or over a weekend. The condition is that after vehicle levels, compressor will cycle on 30 seconds... of...
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1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L all electrical VIN: JT8UZ30C9P
vehicle towed in twice for died while driving no crank - found battery dead - charged and tested battery and alternator test good - has been about 2 weeks since happened the first time - customer states will be driving and hit brake or turn signal and vehicle ...
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH68X5W
car came in for starter replacement.starter was under intake manifold.replaced starter and intake gaskets.customer drove car away,everything fine except mil light came on.ran diagnostics,4 codes refering to oxygen sensors.o2 connections look ok,can find no vac... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor bank one), P0133 (p0150- o2 sensor bank 2), P0150 (o2 sensor bank 2), P0153
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L clock VIN: JT6HF10U9X
Hello all, I have this 99 Lexus rx 300 that has begun to reset the clock on the monitor screen to 1:00 after ignition is shut off and turned back on. I can set the time and it may or may not go back to the right time. After sitting for awhile it always will go...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4F4YR12C6W
This Mazda is basically a Ford Ranger, but the fuel pressure specs are misleading. Mazda specs are 35 to 40 psi. and Ford specs are 60 psi + or - 8. This truck is white smoking terribly from all the raw fuel. The load is 3o% and fuel injector on time is 65 mv....
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L power windows
Can anyone tell me where the power window relay is located? No power to fuses A and B. All roads lead to the relay. Thanks in advance.
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L battery VIN: WBDBA45C0F
have checked dome lights do work and go off when the doors are shut there is no under hood light the glove box light only come on when the key is on does not have trunk light there is .5 amp draw with all doors and hood and trunk shut if dome light fuse is rem...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AK44YXS
replaced head gasket sent head out for valve job ran car noticed oil leak from valve cover found oil coming out of number 4 spark plug only number 4 cly was filling up with oil. any suggestions thinking poss head gasket
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1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L No Start
hello techs! this is my first post,so sorry for any mistakes. also sorry for the vin#,i'm at home. this car was brought in today for a leaking injector, no problem fixed.After repair it will not start. i have good spark,fuel pressure,with no injector pulse. i'...
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1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L shift points VIN: JNEMSE7AOP
Need help from Nissan guys. The trans shifts at about 3500 rpm with light throttle pressure. There are no codes. Dont know if there is any common problems that would cause this, or any adjustments that would help.TPS adjustment seems about right at .48 volts. ...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
friend of mine owns this car he has taken into nissan dealership car runs rough or has a surge worse after sitting overnight they can duplicate concern but cant figure it out they have replaced other 5 coils, maf, upper intake plenum gasket(per nissan recom...
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1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22P0T
Hello, I have a nightmare miss-fire condition and could really use some help. Started aprox. 2 weeks ago, car needed some injectors, replaced them(#4+6) returned with a miss, and check eng light (P0300), I determined that it needed a tune up. Replaced--Cap Rot... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire)
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L starter VIN: WBAGK2321W
Our Autologic had a pinout chart for the EWS system and after verifying power and ground,a EWS module was ordered,coded and aligned.The other module was dead so instead of transfering data,coding was the only option. Now the vehicle cranks over with the starte...
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1986 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Battery VIN: 1G4CW69B9G
Finally found fault. We diconnected fusible links one at a time until battery drain was gone - on the two wire links we isolated each wire. The problem was found in the link to the ignition circuit. We then disconnected ignition switch and problem was gone. Up...
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1994 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L t/s flasher VIN: 1G4NV55M4R
Thanks for the input from all. Found it! It was under the steering column, way under the dash behind the fuse box. It was not in it's holder. Looked in that area one more time and had to bend away the fuse panel bracket. It is a standard #552 flasher and I sho...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L starting and dash lights VIN: 2G4WB52KW1
thank you for your replies the problem was the ignition switch. Bob and Jason you are correct. thanks agian to everyone for the help.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KDS2Y6V
to fix this one took a while finially got to act up while driving eith scope hooked up and saw that ignition control moudule quit sending out 24x signal at time of problem replaced control moudule and everything worked good no more problems thanks for eveyones... Trouble codes: P0372, P1377.
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L fuel gage VIN: 1G6KY5492X
Finally located problem. The battery transister at the battery would overheat, moved it away from positive battery cable, everything started working corectly. Thanks for all the replies.
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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1JCCF87E2F
Sorry for this late post. My cohort was supposed to have answered this. Anyway ,we installed an adjustable fuel pressure regulator from JEG'S and dialed down the pressure. Jeep runs great now. Trouble codes: 45 (over rich).
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCEK19K7S
Replaced EGR valve with one from the dealer. Took care of problem. Used aftermarket first time and did not fix.
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS19X5T
I have coverd all areas from the replies i recieved vehicle stil has this relay problem,i no longer work at the shop that has the truck so am unable to report more,thanks for all the input. I do not have a computer at home so i cant really help others the way ...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L A/C Hose VIN: 1GCCS1442V
I failed to mention in my original request that after the third hose failed I figured the cause must be a vibration problem. After replacing the third hose I checked motor and trans mounts and all compressor mounts and brackets. I also installed an additiona...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L steering box or intermiant shaft VIN: 1GCEK14T1X
First of all, thanks alot for the help. The truck was scheduled for yesterday to return. First we unhooked the lower intermitant shaft at the gear box. Used a visegrip to turn the gear box. Noise was still there in the gear box. Replaced the gear box & flushed...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L A/C belt VIN: 1GCFC29U9X
Thanks to everyone for taking time to reply. This seems to be acommon problem. We replaced the compressor & all is well.
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2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Ext crank, fuel odor VIN: 1C4GJ44G4Y
Thanx, Duane, Richard and Gino for the Heads Up on the recall on the fuel rail. Our new Mitchell came in and the TSB was in there. We referred the customer to the Chrysler dealer with the TSB in her hand, and, as usual, they told her they had never heard of it...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L code setting VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
Well, Tom and several of you were right. The map sensor was the problem. Eventhough map readings were right, the baro would go haywire under heavy acceleration. A new map sensor is problem solved. Trouble codes: P0171.
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1990 Dodge B250 3.9L Starting VIN: 2B7JB31X3L
Thanks for the help. As I had mentioned in the orginial post a battery had been installed before we got the vehicle. The problem was with the battery installation. The battery cables at both posts were held on with emergency repair cable ends. The type of ca...
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1992 Dodge D350 5.9L won't rev up VIN: 1B7ME36C4N
i tried everything that seemed like it made sense and nothing worked, but i really appreciate ya'lls help. i called grayham international , the guy that worked on the pump, doug gaston and let him listen to it on the phone, told him everything we did and he wa...
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1B4GH4435P
Yea! It's fixed! Did the decarbon like some of you sugg. I tried seafoam but it didn't seem to help so I took it to another shop and had them run their motor vac on it. (we dont have one) I did find out from the cust that it burns about a qt of oil a month but... Trouble codes: 32 (egr circuit), 32 (egr circuit), 31 (purge solenoid malfunction), 47 (charging syst. low output).
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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cooling Systems
thanks to all who helped it ended up being a cracked block. customer is finding a used block thanks again
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1998 Dodge Ram Wagon B1500 5.2L Steering VIN: 1B7HF13YOW
received 11 replies, thanks for the help. everybody was pretty much on the same page. it was the track bar(ouch shame you can't buy just the end)and the inner tie rod on the pitman arm. the secret is to check while the wheels are on the ground and have someone...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L axle tube seals
Just as I thought- the seals in the end of the axle tubes are not available from Mopar- therefore must not be a critical part to worry about.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L blower motor VIN: 2B4GT54L41
Thank you gentlemen for all the speedy replys. As most of you suggested it was the blower motor power module located behind the glove box. I was able to determine that the input feed from the blower control was actuating voltage as you raised and lower blower ...
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1994 Eagle Talon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3CF44E2R
Well of the replys I recieved from ecu problems to the cranksensor and camsensor being bad. The fix was to replace the crank and camsensor that is bolted on the back of the cylinder head. When we took our readings the first time with the very little informatio...
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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L wipers VIN: 1FABP44E1K
thanks to ray, ron, robert and tony! i looked under the dash everywhere but could'nt find any control box. i called the dealer here and was told this part is obsolete. so i looked under dash again and realized there was nothing there but 4 male connectors at l...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMDU34X2V
aperently you have all seen this befoe. Thanks to all who replied the customer allowed us a little more time for diagnosis and we definately feel it was the transfer case because I was able to produce the grinding noise in the parking lot. there was no doughbt...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L rocker arms VIN: 1FDSS34F81
at this time i am in the process of buying the tools to take the motor out of the van , it may take a few weeks to get every thing in . i will post an up date later . thanks to all who replyed
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L shift solenoid b VIN: 1FTZF17231
Hello group, Well this truck is fixed. I only got two replies. Sherman [...] hit the nail on the head. After re-checking my diagnostics, I checked the transmission wiring harness to see if it had fallen down and touched the EGR tube near the exhaust manifold as...
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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Can't set timing VIN: 1HGED3650M
Thanks guys, most of you thought of the t. belt being off a tooth so I rechecked but it was not. The vehicle finally got to where I could not even get it started and at that point the archives led me to my dumb mistake. I had forgotten to hook up the ground ...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5638V
Well, Thanks to all who replied all of which were correct. The initial problem of the two way solenoid was correct. However it did take the computer with it. After all of our diagnosis and replacement of parts via alldata we sent it to the dealer. The dealer c... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap control system leak detected.).
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1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L No Start VIN: UD11NPVU22
I regret to advise the solution to the fault in these two vehicles still eludes us. Two replies suggested voltage drop in either the power or ground circuits but we have been unable to detect a VD. Of course, the trick is to get the fault to occur while testin...
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJPX114XS
During the last 2 weeks, I have been without my internet connection, so I have been unable to close this help request until now, even though the car was fixed about 2 wks. ago. When I went back through wiring checks, I started with the fuses as one post I got ... Trouble codes: P1185 (O2 sensor open circuit bank 1 2 Sensor 1), P1186 (O2 sensor short circuit bank 1 2 Sensor 1), P1191 (O2 sensor open circuit bank 1 2 Sensor 2), P1192 (O2 sensor short circuit bank 1 2 Sensor 2).
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1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L master VIN: 1LNCM93E2M
the lincoln lsc has electric power assist for a booster,an electric motor and an accumulator.this part is not servicable and has to be replaced as a complete unit. i was lucky to recieve a good used brake booster assemby.that fixed the problem.thanks for every...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF1238L
Still working on the car. after checking fuel and unsuccessfully pulling codes. I rechecked spark and found that it is intermittently going out. so now im trying to figure out if i have an ignitor, computer or ignition module problem. I'm leaning towards an ig...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L engine VIN: JM3LW28GGY
Thanks to Bogdan lucian from Romania and David from Arkansas, After taking valve covers off found oil pressure and volume good at idle, the problem turned out to be the timing chain on right side of engine had too much play due to bad chain tensioner. we decid...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L switchgear VIN: WBDCA24D4J
Thanks to everyone who responded. The main problem was mbz not putting the correct diagnostics and wiring diagram in the 126 chassis cd rom. On the ac page of the 126 cd there is a listing for 1986 126 chassis in here they tell you to use the 124 chassis cd 19...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No Start, Long Cranking VIN: WDBGA43E2S
Sorry for taking so long to reply. Up to this moment, the dear S420 hasn't came back for us to do a deeper diagnosis. Anyway, thanx for all your help and hopefully one day i will get the answer from this S420 and i will post it right up.
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1993 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM50U9P
Thanks to everyone who replied. We never could get car to act up again so we replaced relay module. Customer has had car for a week now & haven't heard from her.Hopefully no news is good news.We are calling it fixed but if I hear different then I will post. Th...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L tcm-trans control module
Thanx to those who responded. suggestions for this problem were the following: inspect speed sensors/inspect tp sensor/attempt tcm reflash with an afermarket company that specializes in this/ inspect dropping resistor on left front wheel housing. These items w...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L park lights VIN: JA4MT31H9Y
I went to the back of the vehicle and removed both rear brake light bulbs and both where black ,They still worked but where black .I replaced both bulbs and that fixed my problem of the front marker lights and the dash lights coming on when i hit the brakes so...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3Y
Replies were all good and prompted us to relook at injectors which we did. thought we had found problem for sure as posted in update but nothing changed. One reply spoke of back side carbon build up on intake valves and this could be a possibility but at this ... Trouble codes: P0034 (Knock sensor circuit-------not current).
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 3N1AB51DX2
Thanks for the replies. Most of the responses said replace the ECU or the throttle body. Due to the fact that the ECU would require reflash after installation and we don't have a Nissan dealer in our town, the used car dealer who was paying the bill is sending... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed higher than expected), P1102 (Mass Airflow Sensor).
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