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1999 Acura TL 3.2L compressor/ blower motor VIN: 19UUA5648X
this car has automatic temp control, but will not turn on either the compressoror the blower motor. blower motor runs if ground is provided, but is drawing almost 20 amps.compressor will also run if you ground the wire to the a/c pressure switch. although all ...
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1991 Buick Regal 3.8L battery VIN: 2G4WB11L9M
HI Guys looking for some help here with a battery drain that has come up after installing a c/d player . seems that I now have a battery drain to 0 volt stage after sitting for 1 day. the drain is a 9.8 volt and 8 amp drain. I've been able to get the drain v...
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1992 Buick Regal Limited 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2G4WD54L8N
hi first time poster here. this 92 regal with the 3.8 came to us with an inop speedometer, tach and odometer. we replaced the speed sensor and now the odometer works, the speedometer and odometer are pegged and works backwards with no consistancy. the new spee...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L motormount
Trying to change this waterpump, and the motormount is in the way blocking 2 bolts to the waterpump, removed all bolts and nuts from the motormount and I have a long stud holding this motormount in place. My question is what is the best way to remove this stud...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y9W
vehicle came in with ac system inop. replaced comp. a/c system then started working but, when you turn it on when it cycles it takes about five minutes to actually turn back on. no bcm codes also check all other systems in vehicle no codes at all.
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Battery VIN: 1G6KD54Y6W
Another Cadillac battery draw issue - will drain battery dead over the course of approx. 3 days - when we unplug the BODY 3 fuse in the under hood maxi fuse panel, the draw will go away - we get the same results if we unplug the body computer in the trunk area...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L rr brake light VIN: 1G6ET1297W
have checked circut from switch to module lr trunk power in no power ot to the rr brake light, any help would be appreciated.
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Low power VIN: 1GNDT13Z1N
Got in a 92 S-10 Blazer the other day, with a complaint of Low power. Watching scan data shows the Knock PID switches to 'YES' as soon as the engine is started. No audible noise is heard at idle. Repalced the Knock sensor with an OE unit with no change. Discon...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L radiator VIN: 1HCFK29K5R
We have a radiator eating chevy in our shop. This vehicle has been back to us 5 different times for coolant leaks- all were radiator failures (area of left tank cracked. This vehicle originally came to us from a body shop where it had frt end damage. We repl...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L abs light on VIN: 1GNDT13WUT
HELLO FELLOW TECHS, I'm dealing with a ABS code c1265. Flow chart diagnostics come down to replace VCM.Tryed that, same problem.Checked all related circuits for continuity & grounds .Then replaced BPMV(with junkyard peice).Same problem.Code resets on test driv...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15M2V
Thanks in advance,I have a wierd one, failed obd 2 em. This is setting a po430 and passing a 420. Strange thing is it is a one cat system. The van has 4 o2 and the only post cat is sensor b1s3. Yes it is aftermarket cat ( second one )but the the rear o2 is dea... Trouble codes: P0430
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 1GCEC19R0W
(FOUR WHEEL ABS)truck came in for soft pedal.frt. brakes were worn out ,so did brake job, rears good and adjustment good,pedal feel did not change. checked out arcives and mremoved rubber plugs from abs unit incerted a paper clip to check for bad accumulators-...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19X2W
code p1626 diagnosisis suggested replacement of lock cylinder and passlock sensor. performed subsequent passlock relearn. security light comes on foe few seconds, goes off for few seconds, comes back on and remains on for duration of 10 minute period. truck st... Trouble codes: P1626 (passlock sensor not recognized)
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1W152M7X
At idle the MIL light will turn off. Miss History with scan tool: - Cyl #4 4747 & # 5 4. Freeze Frame - Load - 23% / Coolant temp - 95 C / Map (kpa) - 88 / VSS - 44 Miles / MAF - 34.85 gm/sec / TPS - 29% Appreciate any help on this one. Thanks Trouble codes: P0300, P1381 (Misfire detected - no ebcm / pcm serial data)
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L fuse IGN C VIN: 3GNEC16T9Y
Complaint is repeated failure, apparently at random, of this fuse. "NoData"s schematic not much help; sub-fuses never blow. Can't duplicate condition on road or in shop, pulling/pushing/poking/wiggling/swearing. No tsb's, apparently, Is an internal short in th...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2GCEK19T9Y
Hi all, this customer called and said that he had left the drain plug out of the engine overnight and the next morning, antifreeze was dripping out of the oilpan drain hole. Has anyone seen cases of coolant in the oil in these newer style engines, and what has...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GIJEC13TE
This thing will just shut down while idling in stall seems like it is losing power to ignition switch. just got it to act up it will start right back up. no codes any help would be appreciated no security light on or codes Trouble codes: 1416A
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L drivers side impact air bag VIN: 1GNDU23E12
Drivers side impact air bag deployed (mounted in back of drivers seat. unit deployed while comming to a routine stop light city traffic. No related repair history other that a complaint of had to boost in AM about 1 month ago, replaced battery at that time ...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L guages VIN: 1G1ND52J83
vehicle complaint was delay on startup when hot only and all windows,guages,radio interior lights etc inoperative.When i test drove vehicle parked it shut it off and then tried to restart it vehicle started up ran fine,but all guages radio a/c system etc was n...
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 3GNEK12T24
Customer called us with the above complaint and explanation. We advised him we'd look into the situation and let him know what step to take next. It seems this should be a warranty issue, but customer has lost faith in the local dealer and wants us to advise ...
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1993 Dodge B350 5.9L Misfire VIN: 2B5WB35Z1P
truck has misfire under load at intermittent times. scoped tested engine and all ignition patterns look good and with no visible change when problem occurs. followed tsb's for distributor indexing and also changed distributor, computer,crank sensor, secondary ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L ignition VIN: 1B7HF13Y5W
vehicle came in with an intermittent hard crank and inspect brakes.In spected charging system,load tested battery,prefromed voltage drop test.While cranking at times amp draw was exceeding 290amps. Sounded like classic bad starter. After replacing problem stil...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Mechanical
Hello IATN members. I have this Durango that seems to have a head gasket problem. While cranking engine with rad cap off water gushes out, and with pressure tested attached I get about 7PSI of pressure in cooling system while cranking. But does not seem to ...
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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1ZVCT20A0P
Hello all, I have this probe in here with a overheating problem. This problem had been going on for months. When it first came in I replaced the thermostat and the temp was fine for about 2 weeks, the customer came back with the same thing, vehicle overheating...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4049R
Car was towed in from another shop no start. No codes,fuel pressure 40 psi,spark good no injector pulse and no rpm reading on scan tool when cranking. Used scope on camshaft position sensor. found about 4000ms between pulses. This seems like a hoge amount. Cou...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5146T
In the shop for a couple days now, this Windstar is baffling. #3 misfire always comes up. I have done everything that im aware of to fix it. Cleaned intake runners and EGR ports, compression good, injector pulse good, injector balance good, fuel pressure good,...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U5V
thanks ahead of time, need help on this one been chasing this one for a month. code po411/ check engine light always on, i may have missed something, tested air by pass solenoid voltage cycles 0.5 volts, im thinking it could still be in the soleniod !!! Trouble codes: P0411
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU60E11
This vehicle came to us with the MIL on and the customer complained of an idle surge/rough operation when cold.Code retrieval indicated lean conditions on bank one and two along with a random cylinder misfire . The engine is the standard SOHC 4.0 SEFI V6 . The... Trouble codes: 0171 (Exhaust too lean bank one), 0174 (Exhaust too lean bank two), 0300 (Random cylinder misfire)
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP58U62
This is a fleet vehicle. One of the fleets technicians sent the vehicle to us to diagnose the check engine light and repair. Code P0340 was the only code. Tested and replaced the CMP sensor. Test drove after repair no MIL and no codes. Two days later the same ...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L engine VIN: 4S6CY58V2S
This Passport knocks/taps (not a tick) when you raise it just above idle. It sounds like something is about to come loose and shoot out of the passenger valve cover. It doesn't make noise while cranking. Disabling spark to that bank of cylinders has no effect ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L compressor VIN: 1HGCD5635T
can make system work but will not cycle by grounding out ecm signal wire at a/c relay .have traced wire back to ecm and no luck finding broken or shorted wire alldata pinpoint tests suggest replaceing with good known ecm and retry.hope you have some suggestion...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L differential? VIN: JHLRD28471
HELLO EVERYONE This CR-V is driving us nuts. Customer brought vehicle in with clicking noise and shudder on acceleration. Noise was found to be left cv axle. Replaced axle and test drive vehicle. Noise is gone but shudder is still there. We can put car up on h...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEM22981
Car runs fine except; after driving car to temp.,shut off wait 10 minutes car does not stall but acts like it's not getting fuel, will not accelerate. Replaced convertor becuase code 420. Still had problem, replaced fuel pump because Honda bulletin stated simi... Trouble codes: 420 (Catalytic convertor)
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGN2045X
"JAG YOU ARE" TECHS. Got one here that has no throttle response,Gearbox fault,Traction control fault and Engine failsafe mode lights are on. Codes P1121(in ECM) and P1632(in TCM).I saw the TSB pertaining to the code but it makes no sense. I have no spec to go ... Trouble codes: P1121 (PPS circuit rangePPS1 compared to PPS2-PCM code), P1632 (can loss of throttle data TCM code)
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L variable valve timing VIN: SAJDA01N81
i have an s-type 3.0. p1388-VVT over retarded on bank 2. wondering if anyone has experienced this problem and/or if there is any way to test this timing system or the timing solonoid. can not find that much info on how everything works. only know that it is oi...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1JCMT7825H
help, Thanks in advance to all the great help you guys give to each of us. The customer had this jeep towed in about 10 days ago, with a no-start. We first checked the crank sensor and found it to be open, so we replaced it . Then had an intermittent , but ver...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L engine VIN: SALJY1247W
hey guys just bought this heap, all the suddden this thing starting making a upper engine noise and oil pressure light come on, so we hooked up a gauge and had low pressure, what i need to know is is there anything special that i need to know about doing thi...
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L No Start, 50% of time ;starts VIN: 1LNLM97V4V
Hi gang,HELP!!! iv'e got a '97 conti.here that will crank+ crank,not star,cust. says if she gives gas it will start;i have not found this to be the case. I found an anti-theft self-activation T.S.B #99-9-4 online that had you ck. for alarm events=went thru tro... Trouble codes: B1318, P1260, B1352, B1201, UC0DE
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L lighting VIN: 1LNHM81W2X
This #31 fuse is for the lighting control module. It has several outputs. Does anyone know a good way to isolate the problem further, or had a similar problem. thanks, Pete
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1YVGF22C1W
Help please, This car came in originaly because timing belt broke and bent valves. We had machine shop rebuild cylinder head and we replaced timing belt. No problem right! Engine idle hunts very slightly 100 rpms, idle will not increase with loads (a/c, in gea...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 230 2.3L Misfire VIN: WDB1240231
Hi everybody, i have this 230E 1990 model with KE Jetronic fuel injection system that came to my shop with poor idle, i checked the car and found out that they replaced the KE jetronic to old mechanical injection system used on earlier mercedes like 1984 model...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L no upshift VIN: FA66E3MF03
hello on this car it has no upshifts, but the low gear selection works .and it has second. it is a trans#722-3 this car has what my rebuild manual calls a shift point increase feature, and its on the side of the unit with a one wire soliniod, if you unplug t...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBHA22E2R
Car towed in with a "no-start" condition, fuel pressure and volume checked good. No spark found. Customer advised of intermittant hard-start for 3-5 months previously, taking 10 to 20 tries,usually after hot-soak, but sometimes will go for a month starting fin...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E2X
this vehicle also had misfire codes, the other codes seem to have gone away, but the trim mal. codes seem to stay. customer replaced upstream ox. sensors with non-oem sensors, i'm wondering if this could be an issue for this codes.I don't have any vacuum leaks... Trouble codes: P0170 (trim malfunction bank 1), P0173 (trim malfunction bank 2)
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L power steering VIN: 2MEMLM75W7
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L valve timing VIN: 1MELM653XW
Called idenifix about code and dave told me procedure for checking front and rear sensors and they checked out as shown above, called back with info and he told me it was probibly out of time.( or flywheel broke) pulled down and the exhaust cam was off a tooth...
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1990 Mitsubishi Van 2.4L no start VIN: JA4FN44WXL
Van was towed in for no start owner told me check engine light has been on for a long time his son told me not to worry about it. I checked for codes and found #22 crank angle sensor and #14 for tps. I used a volt meter and checked crank sensor and found it to...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA4MR51M4S
Help!!! I have a mits. montero thats kicking my tail. Truck came in for failed state emission test,was misfiring on cyls #2 and #5 due to valve covers leaking oil into spark plug wells. R&R upper intake replace valve cover gaskets,plugs,plug wires,and all 3 co... Trouble codes: 43 (egr temp sensor)
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4MT31P5V
Hello fellow techs! This vechicle came in for a water leak checked vechicle and water pump was the problem tech said timing belt needed to be changed sold timing belt and water pump after tech repaired water pump and timing belt he started vechicle and began t...
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1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L engine VIN: 1G3HN52K2X
this car has a noies after it runs for awhile that would make you think a bearing is about to freeze up such as a water pump or alternator, but it isn't. I think it is related to the air induction somewhere. When you shut the engine off you can hear a vac suck...
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1993 Pontiac Sunbird LE Value Leader 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3G2JC51H5P
Hello Techs: This car came in with a request for a basic "tune up", and a note that there was a major bogging out on hard acceleration. Fuel filter was slightly restricted, so we changed that. All else checked out very good (plugs, wires, fuel pressure, air f...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2NE52T5X
Hello, This car came in with a check engine light on - p0300 Random Misfire. Installed scan tool, went to misfire information, intermitiant misfire on cylinder # four, only misfires at idle. Replaced all the numerous parts listed above. Removed timing chain c... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G8JU52F61
Weve got this Saturn in here first time weve seen this car it has a code p0172 system rich bank 1 sensor one , it seems to not have alot of power and shtft is at -20% at idle and long term is -13% at idle the load is at 37% at idle, fuel trim cell is at 21 the... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system too rich bank1)
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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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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Power Delevery VIN: JT4RN81DSK
It would be nice to have a flow chart
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT2SV21E6L
CUSTOMER BROUGHT IN THIS VEHICLE. THE IDLE SURGES BETWEEN 1000 AND 2000 r.p.m. WHEN FIRST STARTED IT DOES NOT DO IT UNTIL ABOUT 3 TO 4 MINUTES LATER. HAVE CHECKED TIMING, A.F.M. AND T.P.S.WITH VANTAGE. I.A.C. SEEMS TO WORK IF I UNPLUG IT. OPENING THNE E.G.R. V...
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.5L Charging VIN: JT2VV22FAM
This vehicle is out to get me,hope someone can give me a little insight on this problem.In the past 5000 km this vehicle as went threw 3 alternators.Start vehicle cold and vehicle charges fine and the charge light works fine on the bulb check.After vehicle run...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3HN86R5T
truck original complaint, MIL light, low on power. Had multiple cyl misfire code, also trans solenoid codes. Located damaged crankshaft drive gear keyway, key and front pulley. Replace above items along with new T-belt. Cleared codes, vehicle ran ok and left. ...
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L headlights VIN: JT3HN86RX1
HELP I,ve been pulling my hair out on this thing for days. We suspect the main daytime running light relay has failed but the parts department says they have never sold one in all of North America and there is no stock . The daytime running lights work.The par...
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L drivetrain VIN: JTEBU14424
This Toyota only has 8000 miles on it. I have searched the archives and TSBs for the symptom. I did not get it to do it, but it is really bugging him so I told him I would pick your brains.It is a automatic, He says that while stopped in drive on a hill, when ...
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9647T
Thanks for the 11 replies the consensus was to recheck the egr passages in the intake manifold. We have contacted our customer but he hasn't come back in, as soon as he does I'll post the results Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow).
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1988 BMW 535is 3.5L No Start VIN: WBADC840XJ
I HAVE WAITED FOR 2 WEEKS NOW THAT BM STILL RUNNING SO i CONSIDER A FIX . PROBLEM WITH THAT BM IS NO POWER TOCONTROL SIDE OF THE MAIN RELAY WHEN HOT, i REWIRE IT .IT WORK GREAT
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Rear shock mounts VIN: 1G1BN53E6M
Thanks for all the Helpful ideas. Many people mentioned to make sure the washers were in the right place and they were. We ended up obtaining a set of aftermarket mounts and it's been over 500 miles without a problem. I have a feeling that we got a bad batch o...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L steering wheel VIN: WBAGJ8325W
Thanks to all of you. Heres what happened. the car came in for an oil change one day and the customer says my brakes vibrate real bad so I had him come in on saturday for a brake job. He needed front and rear so we replaced pads and rotors. Then my tech says t...
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1988 Buick Century Custom 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G4AH81W5J
First I would like to thank all of the members who replied with great advise! thanks Guys! I recived several replys telling me to enter the car in the scanner as an 89 model year instead of an 88 (the accual year) because of a prom update and MAF Delete. Which...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L air vents VIN: 1G4CU5212V
sorry for the delay...customer returned only yesterday... as suggested by several of you, the refrigerant charge was approximately 1/2 lb low...i wouldn't have believed it if i hadn't seen it myself many thanks to all who responded steve
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1991 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L System monitor VIN: 1G6EL13B2M
Wow, thank you for the great info!!! There was more than enough info to point me in the right direction, it was a bad Heater and A/C Programmer, all the wiring checked out and I found a used programmer that solved the weird symtoms this customer was concerned ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KD54YOX
thanks to all that emailed me very useful information. I recommended the customer to take car to dealer for repairs. Was able to have fixed for about $2500, customer is happy and drives his car daily. Again thanks.
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2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY54931
thanks to the replies of curt bob and gm tech the problem was the fuel tank pressure sensor giving false reading to computer telling it there was restriction when there wasnt, nothing in alldata trouble shooting said anything about this. takes the experience o... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L 1-2-3-Convertor Shift VIN: 2G1WX15K91
Thanks for all the replies. I still have not been able to resolve this issue. I went so far that I took it to a Chevrolet dealer who had it all day and they could not find the source of the problem. Once again thanks to all. I am still in search of the problem...
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1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Stall VIN: 2C3HH46R8X
Thanks for all the help. I checked the wiring at the crank sensor and it was good, cleaned the throttle body and IAC, replaced the IAC, and replaced the fuel pump, but nothing helped. My co-worker took it for a couple of rides, and after awile he noticed the E...
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1994 Dodge Caravan 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GH44ROR
Well this one is one that we chalk up to the rule that you always go by procedure. after all the great emails from all the great techs out there, we tried dropping the exhaust, and a rebuild ecm and still came up with a no start. after all the checks, we went ...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start
thanks to all specially to those that pointed to crank sensor sorted to ground intermittent, very hard to find ,but without your help would be almost impossible thanks to every one again
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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FDLF47MXR
The No OD problem was an open wire in the shifter. Replaced the shifter and it works fine. The replies pointed this common problem out and one described how to test the system. Thanks The 2-3 shift problem was caused by an internal solenoid problem. The sole...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L oil cooler VIN: 1FTJX35G3S
a big thank you to all of the ford professionals for the help. the info from james [...] was especially interesting. i called the rebuilder and explained the situation. they said the replacement of the oil cooler was mostly for those engines with the cooler ...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D71
This indeed was a vacuum leak. The EGR Vacuum Regulator was. Leaking internally. After responses began checking vac. and found to be very low. in fact customer said if he had to hit brakes twice he had no brakes. The tip off was that EGR valve was wide open at... Trouble codes: P1537 (IMR Ctrl 1 stuck open).
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2005 GMC Yukon 6.0L Reverse
well I checked line pressure and it seemed low when first put into rev 60-90psi depending on temp and after 2-3 seconds it jumps to 120-150psi. If you give it too much throttle before the pressure rises it shudders. I removed the pan and rev boost valve, it lo...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cooling, A/C fans VIN: JHMCB7657P
Thanks everyone for numerous replies. I got a new 'Thermoswitch A' (on the T stat housing) from the dealership and we're all cured up. Thanks again for all the consideration! I'll return the favor. Thanks especially to George in Mass. who took the trouble to f...
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2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L 2->3, 3->4 shift VIN: 1HGCG5672Y
The honda said 2000 accord A/T has some problem. Common problem are delay engage, delay shift up, flash D4 lignt, annormal noise etc. That car has same problem. I sent A/T three time to Mission shop. And change one time the other used A/T. But, same problem. M...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L clutch pressure control solenoid A VIN: 2HGES16521
I'm sorry I didn't get to repair this vehicle. It went to the dealer and I don't expect to be told what the fix was. I think I agree with David from California, that the solenoid resistances should be nearly identical. If I had to fix it,the solenoids would ha...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L trans VIN: SAJEA53D93
Thanks, the majority said take to dealer. I had him contact dealer they told him they would reflash computer again. I guess i am skeptical if that will fix anything. Will keep you informed if i hear anything more. Dan
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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Alternator VIN: JM0GF10510
Whilst some replies suspected that the PCM could be involved none of those replying have had a similar fault. As we were unable to eliminate the PCM as the cause of the fault the vehicle was returned to the dealer that sent it to us in the first place. Sometim...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Brakes VIN: 1MEFM55S3Y
Sorry for the delayed response , wanted to be sure it was fixed, This was so simple but so hard to detect because it was int., but the problem ended up being a slightly pinched vaccum supply hose under the throttle , which was unable to be seen until the remov...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Compressor VIN: WMWRC33453
Thanks to Stephen [...] looked at the pressure switch on the A/C and this corrected my problem. Stephen had sent me the wiring diagrams for this system. And in 15 minutes this problem was cured. Thanks for all the help. And I must apologize for no serious fixes he...
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1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L 3rd gear VIN: 4N2DN111VD
we replaced the transmission control module and that took care of the problem. thanks for all your help.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1CA31DSY
Thanks every one a new mass air flow fixed the problem. The Nissan Dealer I bought it from had plenty in stock,he said they sold a ton of them.He told me to sit down before he told me the price. I am thinking great must be high! Only 81.00 dollars list price. ...
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2001 Saturn SW2 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZJ82721
HELLO EVERYONE. THE CAR IS FIXED AND PAID FOR. THANKS EVERYONE THAT RESPONDED. SEVERAL GUYS HAD IT RIGHT ON. HOW IS THE SAYING? iF YOU CAN'T FIND THE PROBLEM, GO BACK TO THE BASICS. IT WAS FOUND THAT THE IGNITION WIRES AT COIL #1 WERE BACKWARDS, AND THEREFORE ...
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1993 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: JT3AC12RXN
thanks all the No.3 piston top be clean and still aluminum colored.we have to pay our customer a new engine block
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L ecu VIN: 4TAWN72N7Y
It's fixed, a new expensive ECU/controler did it. The customer stated if the light came on again it could stay on. Told him ABS wouldn't operate with light on. The left front wheel speed sensor was BAD, checked wave form with Vantage compaired to other side ...
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2001 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1CF22P41
Thanks to all who replied, the problem was in the vsv for the ccv, just like many of you had stated. Thanks for giving me the tip on the bulletin also. I replaced the valve and so far so good. Thanks again to all who took the time to reply.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Limp-in ?? VIN: 3VWCA21C3X
I finally called UNCLE!!! Thanks to Jose for all his help (and your english is fine my friend). The solenoids all tested good,the harness tested good and I have no way to go any farther so it is on the way to the dealer at this time. The customer is SUPPOSED t...
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