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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L pinion bearing VIN: 2HNYD18651
customer noticed a high pitched noise, coming from the front of the vehicle at speeds between 70-75 mph. our shop test drove and confirmed the noise. appears to be front pinion noise, as it only happens "on throttle" and goes away when you take your foot off t...
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1987 Alfa Romeo Milano Platinum 2.5L No Start VIN: ZARDA1365H
Hello Alfa techs, We have this Milano that won't turn the fuel pump relay on. We have literally no printed info for this vehicle so am hoping someone can give us some hints on what to test at the fuel pump relay for power and signals. At all the red wires, 88z...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAURD68DX1
This vehicle was brought in with CEL flashing, loss of power and rough idle. Codes revealed misfire on #5, and inspection of that coil pack revealed cracks and melted insulation seeping out. Replacement of #5 coil pack returned idle and power to normal, and no... Trouble codes: 0300 (random multiple misfire), 0305 (misfire cyl 5)
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L air bag VIN: WPAEU33463
The customer had to take to the dealer to get the code cleared after the right front seat belt tensioner was replaced. Now a code, (70) for the seat occupancy sensor is set. Does anyone have a schematic or diagnosis flow for checking this code? Alldata has not...
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1990 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L compressor VIN: 1G4EZ13C91
Car came for AC service. All the AC components are good, but there is on signal or voltage at the compressor. When bypass the control circuit and direct 12 volt and ground applied to the compressor, the system is nice and cold. How can I retrieve the AC servic...
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1983 Cadillac Seville 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6AS698XE
Hello everyone, This vehicle came in about 2 weeks ago Running rough sold the customer a major tune up cap rotor wires and plugs compression tested good. The car left customer complaint about service engine light comes on when accelerating and goes off when th... Trouble codes: 52 (Power to ecm interupted)
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L check engine VIN: 1G6CD5330L
i keep getting code e49 for air managment system failer had the same code 2 years ago. but this time when i do the flow charts every thing seems to be fine with the caddy on board diagnostics the computer switches things over like it soposed to i replace o2 se...
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1980 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Wipers VIN: 1Z878AS412
Hi folks, I have a customer with a 1980 Corvette with a complaint of no wipers. My information system has nothing, they faxed us info that doesn't appear to deal with this system and then they sent us factory info for a 1982 Corvette with pages missing. In a...
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1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY2187K
Car will start cold Wont restart after temp reaches 100f without starting fluid Scan tool reads VATS not ok have tested VATS system by trouble tree and replaced decoder module VATS trouble tree states 2.5 volts VATS book from GM says to check hertz We have 2.5...
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1990 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK34N2L
Truck runs rough backfires through throttle body, runs very rich, block learn on scanner is 105 all the time on scanner, Runs better when warm although still seems rich, any help would be welcomed thank you in advance
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNEC13R4T
HI Y'ALL ! We have this Tahoe with cylinder 5 misfire. I am posting this for friend at other shop. The customer brought it to him and wanted the heads repaired, #5 cylinder misfire. After testing compression and cylinder leakage, the #5 INJECTOR AND HOSE W/ PO... Trouble codes: P0305
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L interchange VIN: 1GCEC14MTZ
I am working on a 1996 1/2T 2wd Chevy truck with a 305/4l60e The trans is slipping and I have access to a good 1998 model 4l60e that was behind a 350. The '96 is the regular 'ol SBC type trans with the sheet metal dust cover, and the '98 has a bolt on full cir...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Clutch VIN: 1GCGK24F0V
Vehicle came into shop for rear main seal replacement. Replaced clutch disc, pressure plate, pilot bearing, and clutch release bearing.After repair clutch would not disengage. Followed bleeding procedure as described in tsb# 01-07-31-002a. Checked and measured...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GAHG39R11
I am posting this to ask if anyone has seen a large amount of corrosion inside these distributors. This van was in for a misfire and hard start complaint. I lifted the cap and found much green corrosion and moisture. The vent is clean except for the small amou... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start
Hi to all.This chev is giving us a headache.Approximatly every 5 key cycles we get a crank/no go.Whats missing is spark.No codes logged and normal scan data except that when it acts up the crank rpm hits and stays at 12000.This didnt seem right to me so on wen...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Steering VIN: 3GNEK13T22
Vehicle has been to 4 other shops for complaint of steering wheel vibration side to side after hitting a bump when going straigh or through a corner all parts are good in the front end evo sensor has been replaced with no effect code po472 is set have not been...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L abs module VIN: 2G1WX15K02
customer stated the car started kicking abs light tracktion light on at 40k miles. we got the vehicle and saw the following codes c1222 rf wheel spd sensr input signal 0 c1226 rf wheel spd sensr variation c1233 rf wheel spd sensr ckt open or shorted what is ...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GBFG15R4Y
Hello ,thanks in advance.The van has no power while driving.I have made 1 road test that van dove great.If i give any gas to accel the injector pulse drops to 0.vehicle speed is correct.mass air seems ok.I have done complete tune up,cleaned maf and injectors.I... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1870
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H1T
Thanks for taking the time to look at this, This 96 Cirrus with a 2.5 has no 8 volt signal at the orange/white #2 distributor connector (connector unplugged) causing no cam signal and no start, there is 0 voltage at the pcm connector #44 as well. The connector...
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2001 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAVA69281
Hi everyone, Before I send this car away to a dealer (of which there are NONE anymore - at least locally), I'm hoping someone can help. CMP code in memory, no driveability trouble as ECM uses "Alternating Synchronous Double Fire" method (from MOD) when ECM can... Trouble codes: P0342 (CMP Cam Position Sensor no signal)
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L cooling system VIN: 3B6MC36W21
This vehicle was having coolant loss. Pressure check was showing no external leaks. No coolant in the oil. No combustion gas in cooling system. I pulled the left valve cover and found coolant on top of the cylinder head. Further inspection showed a crack betwe...
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1969 Ford Mustang 351CID radiator
This Mustang looks like it had a vanilla milkshake poured into the radiator. Car runs fine and customer said it never overheated. When I first checked the car the heater core was leaking which I by-passed and then went to put water in the rad, -Yuck. Intake lo...
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H7J
This thing is making my butt hurt! Was towed in last mon. for a no start cond. After checking evrything found it needed a hall effect switch and ign. module. Pulled dist. and replaced, fired right up, timed eng. and sent my happy customer on his way. He ran th...
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1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Surge,
This a personal car. Vehicle not shifting properly and also hear a grinding noise between engine and trans sporadic. Fault code: p500 VSS fault code stored in the PCM. I don't have access to find more info for this fault..I know is a vehicle speed signal but w... Trouble codes: P0500
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Engine VIN: 2FTHF26F0S
This truck came in with an overheating concern. Customer stated he has replaced the thermostat and water pump and the oil cooler orings. He also said he sent the radiator out for cleaning and flow tests. I pulled the engine oil dipstick and found coolant prese...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1FDKF38F0V
we need help from a diesel man. this truck starts real hard or sometimes no start. no codes. main oil pressure takes 0-5 seconds to build to 45 lbs, resivor for high pressure pump full, installed 3600lb gauge on hi pressure pump. can take up to 20 seconds for ...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTNE24Z6W
fuel gauge stays on full with switch in either position, went thru to hot lines , ect-first time we grounded wire and gauge did go down- but now stays full??? wrong wire?? dose not seem to have power back at sending unit, Ford mechanic said they have special s...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Forward Gears VIN: 1FTSW31F7Y
Hi group: Sorry to bother you but this one needs your expertese. This trans. will work great as long as you don't back it up for a long distance say 100 yards then when you go back to the forward gears it will slip in first second & third I never pushed it to ...
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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L oil pressure sending unit VIN: 1FMZU75W33
We have a 2003 Ford Explorer Limited with a 4.6L motor. It has 47,000 miles on the vehicle. The oil gauge shows no oil pressure. The vehicle does have oil pressure. We did a fresh oil change. Still no oil pressure. We put in Ford's new revised oil sending unit...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMRU15W23
under normral accel. surges some, acel. moderate it has a skip like plug miss fire, but no codes when put fuel pressure gauge on it reb engine fuel pressure will not rise the car has been wrecked cust. said it did this some before, but knot near as bad.
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1999 GMC GMC 454CID No Start VIN: 1GBJ7H1BXX
I need some info on how this fuel system works on this big truck. It has dual tanks, with a gauge sender & electric pump in each tank. The pump in the left tank is the one that feeds the engine, and I am guessing the smaller pump in the right tank simply trans...
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1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L passlock VIN: 1GDFG15R2X
Hello, this is my first post for help. The van was a start and stall when towed in and i checked the basics. Checked for powertrain codes and found a P1626 enable signal not received (5.7 "C"&"K" SERIES MITCHELL no "G") and a U1192 loss of evo/vtd passlock com...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5633T
THIS CAR WILL ACT UP WHEN IT WANTS TO, FROM A DEAD STOP, I ACCELERATE NORMALLY AND WHEN I GET TO ABOUT 15 MPH IT ACTS LIKE IT'S STARVING FOR FUEL IT JUST BOGGS DOWN AND MAY BACKFIRE THROUGH THE INTAKE, THEN YOU CAN DEPRESS ACCELERATER HARD AND IT WILL TAKE OFF... Trouble codes: P0141 (o2 sensor shorted or open), P0401 (egr no or low flow), P1491 (egr out of range)
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello everyone. This 6 cyl. Sonata came in on the hook with a no start condition. The car had no spark, and no injector pulse and a code stored (I have forgotten the number) for the crank sensor. We checked and had no signal from the crank sensor. We sold the ...
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2CG58V1P
this truck has some kind of an electrical glitch,at times it will stumble at idle or cruise and when this happens the check engine light will do a fast flicker and then go back to normal, also it has a very high idle at times.
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1995 Isuzu Trooper RS 3.2L Check trans light VIN: JACDJ58WO5
Thanks in advance for youre help. we have this trooper that customer stated erratic shifting on long road trip from mountains.Suspect this happens when hot after a long drive and heavy loads in the mountain passes she traveled from steamboat colorado to Boulde...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L security,door locks VIN: DONT HAVE
this lincoln will intermitanly lock all doors and the headlights flash and the horn blows like when you keep pressing the lock button on the remote this will go on for some time before it stops,thanks in advance for the help,there are no codes in the pats or g...
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1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L no start VIN: JM1EC4345P
Still no spark. Before the ECU was replaced it had no MIL light or fuel injection. Now the MIL works(no codes) and I have injection. Valve timing has been check. Crank sensor replaced. Wiring checks out okay.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L body valve VIN: 1240321B97
Dear I need you help, some body can send me body valve transmission diagrame, for transmission 722.5 Best regards Juan Francisco
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MELM75W5N
I have this 1992 Grand marquis that will not start intermittantly after being driven for minimum of 20 minutes.I have rpm showing on my scanner, I have fuel pressure, and spark. I do not have injejtor pulse. My eec and fuel relays are good and the wiring is al...
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L a/c
This Turbo has a very erratic condition that only occurs during very hot days. Over 95 Deg. Customer says that the A/C is cold but it switches to the defrost mode and as long as it is hot outside it pretty much stays that way. I have not been able to verify th...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8HD17Y8S
The problem is the truck needs to pass smog to be able to be registerd at the D.M.V but the check engine light keeps coming on. No matter how many times I try to clear the E.C.M., and the same D.T.C.s keep coming back .After installing rebuilt ECM, I drove tru... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow sensor), 23 (34 - knock sensor), 34 (knock sensor), 45 (fuel injector s leaking), 51 (fuel injector circuit open), 11 (13 14 21 31 32 33 35 43 55 15dtcs total)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
Im stuck on this one. I had done a wave form on maf, it appears to be doing its job. Although if you goose the throttle at idle guickly it will surge and stall. The B1 O2 seems to be toggling at an acceptable rate as well. I cleaned the carbon out of the throt... Trouble codes: P0171
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1990 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4P3CS44U4L
Hey guys, I have an old Plymouth Laser RS Turbo here that dies and will not restart. Its one of those cars that came in on the flatbed and of course it started right away. It only acts up very very intermittently. The customer states that theres no rhyme or re...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L low fuel guage VIN: 1B4GP44G9W
Low fuel warning light comes on and chime sounds when tank is 3/4 -full guage reads properly at all times .When I tested cluster it pass with code 999.all needle sweeps look ok.I do not have drb scanner.Is there a way to kill the chime feature?I suspect bcm or...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE1A34P
This vehicle came in on hook. Customer explained that vehicle was on road at 35 mph and started to slow down, run rough and die. Customer tried to restart, ran very poor and died. When I started vehicle, started and ran like ign. timing was advanced then died....
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1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L power door VIN: 1GMDX03EXW
This van has a power sliding door that will not open or close automatically. I know there were a lot of problems with this setup on these vans but it has been a while since I have worked on one and I can't find the diagnostic info that I used to have on these ...
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L abs VIN: SYSM63885Z
the first three or four stops after starting and driving the abs will activate. abs will work normally after this happens. i have checked the tone wheels and they look ok i have compaired the speed sensors whith the the tech2 while driving in a straight line a...
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1992 Saab 900 S 2.1L unknown VIN: YS3AK36EXN
This classic Saab 900 is making a very strange and disturbing noise from the automatic transmission. When driven gently the noise does not appear. When accelerating hard it will make a loud snap or crack noise. The noise is sharp and loud and distinct. It can ...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF58N9T
Greetings, this car came from another shop with recurring P0171 (LTFT, lean), P1171 (STFT lean), P0130 (forward O2 sensor) P0300 (random misfire). Car was loosing fuel pressure on turns below 1/4 tank. An impact had broken the fuel pump housing. We replaced th... Trouble codes: P1171 (short term fuel trim max limmit lean condition.)
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1995 Saturn SC1 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZE1288S
vehicle almost starts, fuel pressure ok. spark ok, injector pulse present\using a noid light pulse is dim as injetors are unplugged brightness increases and vehicle almost starts. injector resistance ok. no corrosion in harness, ecm has recently been replaced
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1998 Saturn badge_gone 1.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GBZG1278W
Hello to Saturn Techs, - This one is a bit out of our line, since we usually do Jaguars & Rovers. We have here a 1998 2-door Saturn, which bucks most annoyingly at part throttle, has reasonable power at higher throttle ranges, and which returns trouble codes P... Trouble codes: P0463 (1599 -), 1599 (1620 - learn fault), 1620 (learn fault), 1624 (tcm-ecm)
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L fail smog VIN: 1G8ZJ5274X
Thanks in advance. this is my wifes car and it failed smog due to failing readiness status. it passed everything else. It failed on cat, evaporitive system, 0/2 sensor and egr system. It passed on secondary air system and heated o/2 system. it is not supported...
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2001 Saturn SW2 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZJ82721
This is a weird one. Even the dealer is stumped by this. When stepping on the accelerator, at light throttle the engine will stumble severely for a second and then will pick itself up and go like heck. It only acts up at about 10% throttle angle. even if you r...
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V31
i want to insure i am replacing the correct o2 sensor, is the left side bank 1 or is it the right Trouble codes: P0135
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L ac system VIN: 1NXAE09B5R
Prob is no cold air being blown- blows hot air- ac buton switch has power but does not light up as should- tried new oem push button ac switch- did not help- is there a relay that is acommon problem with this veh?- (ac has plenty of 134 but compressor does not...
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1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L compressor VIN: JT2AC52L8V
Hello guys & gals I topped off the refrigrant level today thinking it was just a little low but after doing so customer returned to shop saying the car was blowing hot air again and the light on the a/c button was flashing. so first I hooked my gauges up to ck...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Surge VIN: 6TIS53SK20
Hi everyone another interesting problem, I have a camry that has fluctuation in its idle. IF I disconcect the tps sw the fault is gone. If i go for a drive the fault returns once i turn the engine off and on. I check tps voltage .56 volt i can not fault it. Wh...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWMD23B2Y
Car came in overheating, diag. faulty water pump, upsold 2 new axles and 2 new tierod ends also. This was the first time I have done t-belt/water pump on one of these, the job went easily, new belt, pump, idler & tensioner pulleys, refilled & bled cooling syst...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B61
Thanks in advance for assistance: Two different cars, same problem. Both 2001 Passats with 1.8 AUG motors. Sets P1103 fault--02 Sensor B1S1 heater circuit; output too low. Both cars have new front 02 sensors on. Both cars have intermittent misfire as well. Hav...
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1975 BMW 2002 2.0L headlamps
Thanks for the diagrams! Three sets of schematics later,(this car seemed to deviate from all), everything is back up & working.
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL152M4
Thanks to all that tried to help me. This was a tricky one. Basically somewhere in this harness the fan 2 trigger wire shorted out to power. I don't know where because the wire dissapears into the firewall. What I did learn is that the fans have nothing to d... Trouble codes: P1652.
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Transmission VIN: 1C4GP54L7Y
Thanks to everyone who replied. It was a unaminous descision that this is a normal condition on Chrysle products. Its hard to believe they would alow their vehicles to roll back like that, but at least now I know I don't have major transmission problems. Thank...
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1990 Dodge Caravan 3.3L stumble VIN: 1B4GK44ROL
well to no avail the car is not fixed and is gone for now but somthing to add a 1990 3.3 does not have a egr valve but thanks for the thoughts
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1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L clutch? VIN: 1B7KF26C65
4 of the five all stated do not use aftermarket clutches. It was stated to use either a factory dodge or a luk. We used 2 napa new clutches but will set up appointment with customer to change out to either luk or factory. THANKS A BUNCH FOR YOUR TIME AND HELP....
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1994 Ford MOTOR HOME 7.4L no shift to 3rd or 4th gear VIN: BFCMF53G6R
Thanks to all who replied in helping me to perservere & stay on this truck untill I found the problem. A big thanks to Neal in NY who spoke with me on the phone for an hour. I found the harness was routed under the egr tube & was burnt badly. I should have dis...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP66L9X
It's Fixed. I tryed a new coil pack with the same problem. When it got to opperating temp the 1-5 coil would stop firing. Allan from Ontario hit it on the head. I found a bad connection at the main connector in front of the head. When I moved the wiring harnes... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ign Coil Pri Circuit Malf), P0301 (Miss fire 1 Cyl), P0305 (Miss fire 5 Cyl).
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Charge light VIN: 1FAFP3H372
One person said to send the vehicle to the bone yard which is where it actually went (sort of). Customer was a 'Note Lot' and did not want to put any more money into the vehicle so they took it to the auction. One person suggested an OE reman alt which would...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32P04
After much hair pulling, this vehicle is on the road. Special Thanks to Mike Cleary at atsstraining for the valuble info into these engines.First off without a scanner with bidirectional capabilities these will be extremely difficult to fix,since our shop spec...
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1994 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GTHK34F9R
thanks to all who sent ideas and helped out. customer decided to just install another oe flywheel and hope for the best. many good ideas such as aftermarket flywheels that are thicker and runout on the torque converter mounts. thanks to all and good luck
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14R3V
The fix turned out to be a couple of things. It had an exhaust leak @ the rt manifold to pipe gasket. Both O2 sensors for bank 2 were non responsive. After these items were fixed & all the O2 sensors were replaced the truck ran great. The owner told me today t...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY19S3X
Thanks for all the replies, particularly the ones about the clockspring. Unfortunatly, the customer did not want to proceed. The problem only acts up about once a month, so he will be bringing it back when it is more frequent. If I end up doing the repair I wi... Trouble codes: P0121 (tps and map sensors do not agree).
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Stall VIN: JTBUF11E4N
Many thanks to all who replied my post. Most of you stating that high resistant or poor ground problem. LLoyd [...] explains that this Lexus fuel pump runs in two speed circuit. When running normal, the low voltage is supplied through a resistor until more fu...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L door locks VIN: WDBFA66E3L
ordered and recoded new key to car and locks are working. thanks for the help
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA33E4S
Well had to bite the bullet and purchased part from dealer. Nobody else had unit in stock, not even used. Put new unit in clear fault codes car is going and running great again
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1992 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out, Stall
After looking and re-looking at everything, the customer and I decided to fix what was broken first and go from there. I replaced the speed sensor to get rid of the failing speed signal and the problem has not returned since, despite numerous test drives. Trouble codes: 34 (detonation detected or ckt. fault).
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D9V
Thanks to every one,the fix was the air flow sensor
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1G3NF52E6X
Well I tested the alcohol content of the fuel the customer is using and found it is at 6%. We advised her to try getting her fuel at a different station even though the fuel was nice and clear and to stay away from ethynol fuels. We did not clean the injectors... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire detected).
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1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22P0T
well the nightmare is gone! we did replace all of the valve springs, but that did not fix it, and the miss changed cyl. so i checked the new cyl, and the inj had gone bad, replaced injector, still had miss, turns out it was a bad fuel preasure reg. Thanks to a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire).
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L valvetrain VIN: WPOCA2989V
Paul in Mass. said it is would probably be major. My customer is not willing to do any deep repairs to this car. I believe it is sticking a valve at times. I own an old cessna that has been plagued with sticky valves but I can keep them from sticking by useing...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L heater fan VIN: YS3DD55B2T
thank you so much for answering my help request.somebody had made a very neat looking bridge between two wires at the heater control, which i overlooked several times.two months ago i did put a new heater resistor in this car because the fan only worked at ful...
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L compressor VIN: JF1SF6555W
Hello Gentlemen the fix was I changed the exspansion valve and the reciever dryer. I recieved many replies in that area you fellows are a great bunch of people and I thank you. I have much to learn from my fellow jedi masters. signed your apprentice
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Transfer Case VIN: JT3HN86R11
Unplugged connector on front acuator at the differential. Powered acuator in and out, after plugging back up all lights were off and the 4x4 worked fine. Thanks for all replies.
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Electric Windows VIN: WVWMA63B6X
Well, I have not fixed this vehicle for several reasons. With help from several members, I was able to verify that the problem was more than likely due to a faulty comfort control module. Since I was not able to proove my suspicions I contacted the owner that ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L radio VIN: 3VWPA81H2X
thanks for the responses! a VW employee called me and we're getting it worked out. i got the model # instead of the serial #, duh. don't want to get him in trouble at the dealership, so we'll call him Dave the Hero. thanks man. look at the replies, good stuf...
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