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1987 Audi 5000 S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 0WAUEE0447
After cylider head gasket replaced, The vehicle runs on three cylinders. Cylinders 1 and 5 are not getting spark. I have verified that the timing belt is installed correctly. The dist is also installed and indexed correctly. Has anyone seen one of these motors...
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1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L eml light on VIN: WBAGC8317M
Car came in for emission repair. wner did not state that every so ofhten the throttles fail to resond on acceleration. and the EML Light comes on. When ever the EML light is on there is no response of throttle bodies. We feel at this time we have the emission ...
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1993 BMW 318is 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WBABE5312N
Thanks in advance.I dont know anything about bmw but it is my bother inlaws.the car runs great at idle but at 3000 rpm cuts out.i am not sure how to count the codes but i think i have a 12 and 86.12 is tps it tests ok ohm wise steady climb.not sure how to test...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L convt. top&door locks VIN: WBABK7321V
HAPPY FRIDAY THE 13th... vehicle intermittantly blows #7 fuse, (it's a 5 amp control fuse for central locking and convertable top control unit). typically when locking from trunk. pulled a lot of codes,03-00-28-32-02-34-46-48-42-44-17-19-21and#1. I did a basic...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8330X
Not sure where to start on this one. My info is not real good. Any help would be great. Trouble codes: P1420 (mfr controlled aux emission control)
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L airbag VIN: WBADN534XY
have srs code 11 ignition circuit,battery unplug 1.does anyone have troubleshoot diag for this code.cannot find any info on alldata.cleared code and comes right back.thanks.
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Ball Joints VIN: WBAEY53473
Hey all techs, Just looking for Ball joints specifications. Have a couple of BMW's with low mileage and they seem to have side play in their Balljoints. I know there is a special tool to check them but was wondering if I can check them with out the tool, and ...
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1993 Buick Century Special 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3G4AG54NXP
Have not been able to duplicate this condition , other than a slight stumble on hard stop once. Only does it for the customer after an hour ride on the highway & then coming down the off ramp to a stop. Always restarts, but will idle rough for a second , befor...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L tcc lockup VIN: 1G4HR52K2V
Have a car here that has no tcc lockup. I am getting code p1870. First time I fixed the car the complaint was that it surges driving up hills. Well with the tech 2 I could command tcc lockup 99% and problem gone. I know gm has the valve body problem so we pull...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine oil pressure VIN: 1G4HP52K7V
low oil pressure at idle in gear causing oil guage to read low and a red light comes on.with rpms at 1000-1500 oil pressure is at 60 psi remanufactored crankshaft clearances checked ok.new camshaft bearings.new oil pump and suction tube.car spun rod bearing we...
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1969 Chevrolet CAMARO 350CID a/c VIN: 124379L508
this is a show car i agreed to work on but is becomeing a headache after replace all new parts listed evac and recharge sys 90 degree here pressure show ls 38 hs 160 cools to 55 degrees at 2000 rpm when eng is cold as eng warms up vent temp rises to 68 hs 175 ...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1YY3386L
Help please! I have this 90 vette that is killing me. this car runs fine some of the time but most of the time it has a lack of power, a rougher then normal idle and a surge on acceleration below 2500 rpms. Can anyone tell me what the exhaust backpressure shou...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54TOL
this car has been sitting for about 6 mo.i have checked the tune up$did a compression test 150psi on all cylinders i have checked i.a.c motor all ok and no intake leaks,i have also done a injector flush and added 5 gallons of 93oct.fuel.car will run good for a...
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1991 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Front wheels VIN: 2GCEK19H6M
If I could get some input on this truck,good customer of mine had problems front wheels locing up,He replced calipers(one was seized) and brake hoses.The front wheels will lock up once or twice a day without applying the brakes,does not matter what speed and i...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GNEL19WOS
Van came in last Oct. with check engine light on. Rich condition. Found Inj. (spider) and plastic pressure & return fuel lines bad. Replace all and Van ran good. This past week customer went on a trip and engine started running rough when pulling a hill. NO CH...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Fuel Leak VIN: 1GNDT13W9V
HELP, I am writing installation instructions for replacing the fuel gauge/fuel pump assembly I just need one queston answered. Does the sealing o ring get placed in the tank and then the sending unit installed or is the o-ring placed onto the sending unit then...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L whistling noise VIN: 1GNEC13T61
whistling noise heard while lightly rolling the throttle,from idle, to around 2500 to 3000 rpm.no codes,fuel psi@58psi,used smoke machine and propane,and neither found vac leak, fuel trim normal, data stream normal.sounds like possible intake leak,but want to ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Brake Drag VIN: 2GCEK19T82
Hello Please help This truck under normal driving will not release front rotors after braking. New calipers, rotors, pads, front and rear. Abs power bleed, manualy bleed. No moisture in fluid. Have not tried master, would suspect if bad would hold front and r...
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1990 Dodge Caravan 3.3L stumble VIN: 1B4GK44ROL
car came in it will start fine then 10-15 seconds into start up it gose into a funk for about 10 seconds. did it befor and after head gaskets. fuel pressure is in speck tested iac replaced. replace o2. tested crank and cam they are in synk with each other cool...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB11Y6X
good morning, after installing plugs, wires, cap, and rotor for codes po300,302,303,306, van came back with po300 code but drove and ran good. customer said it sometimes felt like the transmission did not want to shift unless he gave it more gas. that was with... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z6X
guys, i'll be as informative as possible, first, i'm in florida. the vehicle belongs to my niece who lives in northern indiana. she bought this truck last year at a dealer. it's a 99 1500 4wd thats been lifted and has 35/12.50/15 tires on it. over the last 5-...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L starts off in 2cnd VIN: 3B7KC26Z3Y
Hey all you Chrysler tranny techs, I need some help. Once again I find my butt in the proverbial sling. I got this Dodge 2500 truck with a 46RE tranny. It came in with a P1740, and it had no problems other than overdrive. I overhauled the tranny with a new tor...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Surge VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
Engine surges at idle in park and drive. Short term fuel trim is at 3%. Long term fuel trim is at 0%. Extensively checked for vacuum leaks and found none. Checked for vacuum leaks in crank case by disconnecting PCV, plugging holes for PCV and breather hose and...
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1990 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTJW35H8L
THIS TRUCK WAS BROUGHT TO US ON A HOOK, ITS BEEN SITTING FOR 2 YEARS OR SO. THE OWNER SAID THAT HE FIRED IT AND RAN GOOD FOR ABOUT 500 YARDS THEN STALLED AND WOULDN'T RUN . FIRST WE CHANGED THE OIL BECAUSE IT HAD LOTS OF FUEL IN IT, AND CHANGED THE FUEL IN THE... Trouble codes: 67 (trans selctor switch)
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A1N
Confusing problem so long post. 92 Ranger came in running fine but MIL on. Found codes 223 - Loss of dual plug input and 224 - IDM input fault. Cleared codes and road tested, 224 came back. Monitored PIP, SPOUT and IDM and found lots of dropouts in IDM. Other ... Trouble codes: 223 (Loss of dual plug input), 224 (IDM input fault)
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L No Start VIN: 1TXEX15YNK
I heard fuel pump run continuously and was a cranks/no-start today...for a short time...had multiple on demand codes..553,552,565,556,558..and..542 continuous, again.Left key on while testing and noticed fp not on solid...truck self healed and started.placed p... Trouble codes: 542 (Fuel pump ckt.....eec fp relays already renewed...no-fix), 553 (552 -), 552 (565 -), 565 (556 -), 556 (558 -), 558 (testing and results)
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FASP11J5S
when cold car shifts normal.after been drinen 5-8 miles car does not shift from a stop.seems to stay in high gear.when car cools down shifts ok again.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F8X
runs ok immediately after cold start-up. as engine warms up, idle quality gets worse and after driving for a few miles, engine feels like it has a dead cylinder at idle. Trouble codes: P0275 (cyl.5 contribution or balance fault)
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32P04
Vehicle towed in as no start, Batteries Completly dead will not charge. Replace Bateries and then get 178 RPM cranking but only able to get 282 PSI oil pressure. Want to replace IPR, but no listing in aldata, Call Library and get instructions and WOW, can,t be...
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1993 Geo Storm 2+2 1.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: J81RF2361P
Ahead of time, thanks for your help! Especially when cold, this GEO starves for fuel when put into gear or when accelerating. On occasion, it dies when put into gear. Carb clean will keep it running. Also boggs down to the point of almost dieing when goosing ...
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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GDJK34U81
This truck is a rack body, While driving the truck the fuel gauge occasionally drops to empty, The fuel lite comes on also, then a short time later it returns to normal, not the same length of time, sometimes a minute or two, sometimes longer. the condition ex...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC19VX4
Vehicle sometimes has very rough idle, almost missing. Checked for codes, only 1 indicating downstream 02 sensor, changed, however problem still persists. Very intermittent, seems worse with cold damp weather. ALso had vehicle flood itself with when starting, ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S11
I have a quick question on this PO456 code. After testing fuel cap with stant fuel cap test kit, this passed. So the next test we performed was smoke test evap system. With the scanner in purge system test, & in the block system mode. I began to pump smoke int... Trouble codes: P0456
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALPV1245W
Hello Group,This Rover came in with the ABS,Trac light on and a hard pedal with no assist.I pulled codes with our scanner and I had a bunch of codes with no discription.The hydraulic motor wasn't running and the fuses were good.I pulled the black relay out for...
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1979 Lincoln TOWN CAR 400CID vacuum diagram VIN: F9Y8156325
what about vac pod on left kick panel and i need vac diagram please
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Vent temperature VIN: WDBDA28D0P
The problem with this car may be one of those "so simple it's stupid" things but I'm in a rut here. The complaint is no cooling most of the time and inadequate cooling a little of the time regardless what the ambient temp is. This is an R12 car and is factory ...
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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L u-joint VIN: 1N6ND11S3H
Hello, does anyone know the part number to the u-joints on this pickup? You would think Nissan would make them to last longer than 250,000 miles. All of my parts suppliers say no such part but some where someone has changed these I just need to know how to ge...
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1988 Oldsmobile Firenza Cruiser 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3JC5117J
this car is causing us to pull our hair out. It runs fine untill you try to pull away from a stop with wot. Then it barks up the intake and stumbles and at times even stalls. It came in last week with this same problem and we subbed a new injector and tps and ...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L fuel injection VIN: 1G3HN52K1S
i have this 1995 olds 88 royale car starts but dies right away have cde p1629 passkey ii error not familiar with this sys does it control starter and fuel injection once car is started any help would be much appreciated
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L lights VIN: WP1AB29P84
Dear Porsche Friends, we have two (2) cayennes here from the USA. one with the normal headlight system and one with the xenon headlight system. we have to convert the car/truck to DAY TIME RUNNING LIGHTS. Do this models have a feature to code the daytime runn...
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1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BK4356V
Hello fellow techs, This is my first iatn post, so please bear with me. The car was towed in for stalled, won't restart. Prior to stalling, the customer complained of bad misfire/hesitation on acceleration since getting gas the other day. I duplicated the hesi...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Unknown VIN: 4T1BG22K9Y
The cust came to me and said that the car every now and then the engine will act like its getting stuck into gear,and the motor will race. I have driven this car about four times and it only happened to me once. There are no codes and it usally shifts great. W...
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TBBT4814Y
Personal vehicle. Pinging on lite accel and cruise. No codes, no mil light. Data stream all looks good except ignition advance. Alldata doesn't tell me how advance is suppost to change under accel. Criuse no load advance is at 25-35 deg and on lite accel goes ...
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1994 Volkswagen Transporter 2.4L No Start VIN: WV2ZZZ70ZS
engine is actually 2.00 litre petrol aac motor. you may not see this engine in north america hi,stuck on this one. vehicle came in by tow rope quickly concluded no injection pulse (switching wire permanently grounded)sent ecm off for testing came back repair...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3VWRA81H8R
The probelm only happens on a cold motor. The cam sensor code makes no differance on cars performance. Thew car starts and idles ok. Under light acceleration it will hesitate and miss slightly. Try to maintain 30mph on a flat level road and it will miss and b...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3VWSC29M0X
this vehicle started as a regular service lof,state inspection and "throw in a set of plugs" while driving the vehicle in i saw the mil light was on here in mass that means it will fail the obd2 check. the oil was changed the plugs were replaced with bosch pl... Trouble codes: P0172, P1128
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L abs VIN: YV1LZ56D8X
PLEASE HELP! This thing is driving me nuts, mostly because I am limited to what I can see with my scanner. Here it is in a nut shell. Car came in with check engine light on, ABS light on, and low traction light on. Being a european import, I came here for some...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L no start no brake lights VIN: 1G4CW53LXM
the vat was bad. the customer did not want to spend to money to fix it so he sent it on its way. thank u for all your help. it was the secruity system, this is the first one i have ever dealt with and there a pain in the butt...thanks techys
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, instrument cluster VIN: 2G4WB55K2Y
Greetings Iatn, once again you have proven to be the best techs around! Special thanks to Kevin from Minnesota, Randal from Missouri, and Robert from Utah. You all hit the nail squarely on the head! The ignition switch was the culprit. Using the labscope I wat...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L exhaust leak VIN: 1G6CD533IL
On this particular vehicle, there is a brass plug that goes into the hole. I order the plug from the dealer but unfortunately it was not the correct one. I took a oil drain plug with the correct thread and bolted the hole up. There 2 application for that hole ...
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1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cooling system. VIN: 1G6KY5293R
After removing the thermo-stat housing & inspecting the waterpump, found that impellor was tight & not corroded as many replies had suggested to check. Gary from Ohio stated the thermo-stat had stuck partially close on one he had previously, and this did line ...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L tire presure monitor VIN: 1G6KF57932
I thank you all for your help. I ended up calling a caddy dealership and was told of a possible update to the software in the controller. It was to callibrate the presures showen on the dash.I did not get the update. So I went from 30 psi to 32 psi in all four...
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1984 Chevrolet K30 Custom 6.2L Alt VIN: 1GCHD34JEF
this network is great ask and you will recieve got the diagrams and thank you all very much
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1988 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham 5.0L Wiper System VIN: 1G1BU51H9J
Several others have experienced the same problem with these old beasts. The simplest solution is to attain the OE setup, complete with washer pump for best results. Unfortunately our local GM dealers sell wiper motors which are identical from aftermarket suppl...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L ABS module
After 2 weeks of working on the car, we have fixed it. Found that the right wheel speed sensor wiring at the flex point was broken. This put the ebcm into safe mode. That set the code c1244. After power proping the ebcm with a two battery. we got alot of codes...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 1GNGK26J9X
Hello group. I fixed the vehicle before I had a chance to read any replies as our e-mail account was screwed up.Anyway I happened upon an article in Motor Age where someone had written in with the same problem on a Tahoe. The response to their inquiry was with... Trouble codes: P1626 (loss of signal communication w/ vtd).
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L SRS system VIN: 1GNDT13S03
Thanks for the help,after two outside Air bag vendors attempted to reprogram. I was directed to these people by Progressive,amazingly both wanted to be paid although they didnot fix the problem. They both were told of the nature and repairs before ever showing...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z8R
Call it fixed.We'll know for sure in a couple months but I feel it won't be back.Most replies talked about the vacuum in tank but nobody stepped up and said yes that will ruin a pump.We went thru electrical again just to make sure.What we believe is going on i...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF26C0S
Thanks to all that helped.The pull in relay was dropping out after key was in start position.I replaced them as a set and all is well.Thanks again.
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L key fab VIN: 3B7HF13Z7S
Turns out this thing does have an aftermarket unit mounted under the dash, the customer did not want to persue it at this time. I guess I will see him back on a tow truck when the remote battery goes dead!
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1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2L cab
With the help of Mark in particular I was able to find a new CAB and I had to probe the Dealer to get it, they surely wanted me to change all of the ABS components. It will stay original. Thanks to all. David
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1985 Ford F-250 6.9L No Start VIN: 1FDLE47F5V
Thanks for all the great responses.This is a farm truck so the owner went with a switch on the dash to control them manually when needed. So far works good. Thanks for all your help.
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTEF15N9L
I have rechecked the injector and their connectors rechanged thewiring and rerouted it I installed the otc pinout and did find the o2 sensor had frozen removed it and cleaned the carbon from it it then worked checked the hz I believe we are about the same abov...
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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
thanks for those who helped . the proplem was shorted tcc solenoid in the tranny.
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L abs pump VIN: 1FDEE14Y3R
Thanks to everbody that replied to my cry for help. This was a four wheel abs van and required the superstar tester which i do not have access to(the diagnostic connector was by the battery-3 pin). Inb checking allthe ideas i recieved,(most had to do with rust...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Surge VIN: 2FMDA514XS
Thank you to all the IATN'ers. Once again you have come up with lots of good stuff to check including checking the TPS and lots of you said intake leaks cause that problem. Also clogged EGR passages are a common problem. The way I fixed this one was the simp...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire, WHITE SMOKE NO POWER VIN: 1FDXE45F01
Thanks to Adam, Henry, Robert, Reno and especially Garry. Garry was dead on when he said to pull apart the plastic valving atached to the pickup filter in the tank. Inside is 2 small strainers with very small holes. They were both plugged right up. I beleive t...
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2002 Ford THINK .0L headlights VIN: 1FABP20542
many thanks to doug , robert , steven not alot of information regading the THINK outin the real world yet if i get more info i will repost thanks again IATN !
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1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L inner CV joint VIN: JACDH58V4R
There are two ways to go on these axles. You can take everything out except the inner CV outer housing, and it is a fairly normal axle replacement job. Axles are sold this way, by some rebuilders. But if you need to remove the inner CV, the differential must e...
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1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Misfire VIN: SAJNW4846L
Thanks for all 12 replies.After putting a rough estimaate together cust said no repair at this time.Most said heat sensitive engine drops valve seats and cause comp problem.Also be very careful with cyl liners moving after heads are off and causing coolant lea...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L front end VIN: 1J4GZ78Y4R
Thank you all for your help,I put new transfer case in solved problem
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
Thanks to all that replied as per my update after finding no power to ignition switch I started tracing the wiring and Tom [...] was right on when he said to look in the front of the radiator behind the grille at each corner as that is a problem point for co...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L mil light on VIN: KNADC12371
Well troops, this vehicle is finally fixed. I recieved several replies, but the best one was from Alex who said it was part of the harness called a 'coupler' by Kia... I also found out the trans is a F4EAT that is also used by Mazda. I still don't understand w...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L clock VIN: JT6HF10U9X
Finally got this one back for a battery which all respondee's suggested. Strange that a batt that would start the car every time couldn't keep the clock memory going! Did test ok with midtronics. Thanks to Dave, Todd, Stephen,Mark, Rodney and Fast Nickie C, th...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blend door moter VIN: 1LNFM81W3W
Good Morning Everyone, Just wanted to thank everyone who took the time to share their thoughts.We did not repair this vehicle. The Customer is taking the trade it in path. Thanks again for all the advice.
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
TSB bulletin 015/00 led me to recheck the intake manifold gasket for cracks. I originally checked for this with the engine at operating temperature and found no problem. I tried again after the engine cooled to ambient temperature and found the problem at the ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1).
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2002 Mazda MPV 2000CC Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy
had to figure this one out all by myself. The problem in the end turned out to be the egr valve acuator had snapped of from the valve inside the unit and the valve was sitting 50/50 on the seat. i found this by checking all my vacuum hoses with the mityvac and...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L rear hub bearing VIN: 1161201200
Received several good replies in a short period. Consensus is this job is do-able with standard tools, with the exception of a special socket to tighten the nut on the hub bearings. (I have one that will work) BUT, the time frame to tear it down, and then get ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L steering pump VIN: WDBHA22E1R
thanks for the replies. all said it was the pump. we are replacing the pump. this is a big job on this car. if have any futher problems with ths steering will repost. thanks again!!
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L abs VIN: 4M2ZU55PIX
Replaced both front sensors which did not repair problem even though wave pattern was slightly erratic! Changed fluid in rear end problem was solved.
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1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L relays, fuel pump VIN: JN1CZ14S2J
all the thanks go out. the man that hit it exact, matthew [...]. the ground going into the fuel sender was shorting.i drilled out the hole ran a new wire and sealed it with epoxy.all is fine. sorry took so long to get back but we put it on the side to take ca...
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1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G3CW54C6L
Thanks to all who responed to help me. 2 of the 6 that responed recomended an O2 sensor, saying it was probably lazy this was the answer to my problem. The reason I didn't suspect the, (single wire)O2 is because the scanner was showing cross counts, no codes a...
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1985 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G2FS87H3F
Hello all that replied to my post! first thing is that I removed the tomco carb. and went back to the old carb. under a closer look at the dist. cap found arc trails from the coil button back to the coil. and the secondery cam was all most gone.readjusted floa...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Glass break sensor VIN: YS3ED48E71
Thanks for the replies. I was hoping to fix this before posting, but this customer seems to have been abducted by aliens, phone disconnected, etc. Thomas suggested problems from body or dash work in the past, but this thing is very clean and doesn't appear to ...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JF15F63521
Sorry to take so long to get back to you, I diagnosed this one for another shop and it took them a few days to get back to me, Tim from Nevada hit this one on the head, the left cam gear was damaged, whoever changed the head last must of hit it, the shop insta...
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1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4VN13D1M
From: Kenneth from Georgia Date: 04/26/2005 13:11:41 sounds like the old tricky coolant sensor had alot of the camarys and corrolas not the trucks but they use the same sensor will not be off enough to trgger lite never found a volts scale but the ohms scale... Trouble codes: 51 (A/C switch circuit ECU neutral start switch or circuit TPS or circuit. Doesnt generate MIL computer doesnt save code. Code evident only during stumble condition with cold engine.).
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA81H7T
my original post eluded to a driveability issue, and the replies addressed common ignition issues with these vehicles, my update, however was closer to the actual problem, tcc was partially applying at cold start and during warm-up. since i recieved no replies...
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