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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Alarm VIN: WBADD6327V
Hello group, I've got a BMW that came in for an inspection 2 and other service related work. The alarm was mentioned as a by the way complaint. I was unable to duplicate the complaint which is, the alarm goes off upon UNLOCKING vehicle and getting in. It will ...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Driver Seat VIN: WBAGJ8324W
Need help from the BMW people. This 740i has an inoperative driver seat. Passenger seat works fine. Although the lumbar does work. Have checked main fuse and power and ground under seat. Aldata and Shopkey have not much info and no wireing diagrams. My retreiv...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L electrical VIN: WBABJ7332X
The vehicle came in with the top in-operative. The control is a simple up and down function, with a small light that flashes when the tops in between fully closed or open. Using the manual lock tool i closed the top fully and the light is still flashing. I ass...
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1984 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start
This one came in towed on a hook with a no start.I got in it and held the pedal to the floor and it started drove it in. Ok it was flooded. I hooked my pressure gauge up to it and clamped the fuel lines and the pressure dropped in less than a minute.So I recom...
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Surge VIN: 1G4BT5378N
This engine use a negative back pressure vaccum operated EGR valve with an ECM controled vaccum solenoid that should be modulated with variable duty cycle at a frequency of 32 hz according to mitchell database... On the Genisys or Snap-on scanner, I get absolu...
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1993 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB54L4P
Hello all.This car came in with coustomer complant of check ac. And check for tune up with no complant about cars performance.Checked ac and found no comand from pcm to turn on ac relay replaced pcm ac fixed. Performed stanterd tune up.On test drive check engi... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sneson sig.)
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L cooling fans VIN: 1G4AG55MT6
hay to everybody out ther today making a living the hard way. i have a question for all of you. i am working on this buick and i have no power to the pink wire at the fan relays. from the shop key system it tells me that there is a 10a. fuse taped to the harne...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CU5217V
Your mission if you choose to accept it is..Vehicle came in for a complaint of stalling while driving or at a light. Began initial checks, started right up, drove with no problems. Fuel pressure KOEO is 44psi, KOER 41 psi, and at times it will drop to 31psi an...
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1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1AXY878L
This car is a no start most of the time. Crossfire TBI. Has 13 lbs of fuel pressure & what looks like to be very good spray from both injectors, but no start. Spray some carb clean or poor in a little gas & it fires right up. Stays running but is very lean. Wo...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L voltmeter VIN: 1G1YY2382L
voltmeter drops when rear brake lights b/u lights or turn signals are on or trunk release is pressed. no other problem. voltage at gauge drops .5 volts or so. customer replaced battery because of extended storage/battery drain and this problem started. we grou...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, idles very high VIN: 2G1WN51TXM
Original readings from start up. vehicle will not start and run on its own until coolant temp reaches 138 degrees initailly at times other times starts and runs with cts lower. RPM 1450 O2 cycling 170 to 757 mv tps(v) .60 IAC pos 0 Base PW (ms) 1.5 a/f ratio ... Trouble codes: 35 (IAC problem), 44 (Lean exhaust)
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1992 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.2L Solenoid B VIN: 1GCGC24F0N
I have this pickup with a 4L80-E, and code 81 (shift solenoid B circuit). As stated below a new repair harness has been installed, as well as a new TCM from the dealer. We verified that the job was done correctly, and we had the proper voltages. I am familier ...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY33P51
cant believe I am having a problem with a no start. they are usually pretty easy to nail or can eventually be figured out. I got this car in shop on wrecker , customer just purchased in arizona recently. came in with no injector pulse and no spark at plugs. ...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M6T
hi guys any info on this would be appreciated.the car came in this morning with a PO300 cylinders 2 and 5 were misfiring.i swapped out the 5,2 coil still no spark put on a control module still no spark left the module on and put a new coil on 5,2 and we got sp... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L limp home VIN: 1GNEL19W5V
Hi everyone, After we did a rear main seal, The van is stuck in second gear. The safty switch connectors are melting tight as usual in these vans. we tried to remove them, But they would not come out. Would the safty switch cause this condition... HELP
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1JC1246V
we hsve spark,fuel, it runs acts like plugged exhust even with exhaust disconnected at manifold.
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L very long crank VIN: 1G1ND52MW4
This is my wifes vehicle and it has had this problem since new. I've been fighting with this thing on and off for seven years! It has a very long crank when starting at all temperatures and condtions. Depressing the gas pedal about 1/16 of the way and the vehi...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L oil pressure VIN: 1GCEK19T5Y
This truck came in with no oil pressure. We did an oil pressure test and I posted the results. According to all-data, we are in the specs. The problem is the gauge reads 0 at idle 20 at [...]. At stop signs the low oil pressure light comes on. We checked wi...
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2000 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNE52JXY6
Hi, this is this months problem child. this car came to us with a running rough complaint, we could not duplicate, but it did have the p0300 and an egr code p1404 egr position error. we did our normal checks and found the intake and head gaskets leaking coolan... Trouble codes: P0300, P1404
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Cuts out VIN: 1GCHK23122
Hello to all, new customer no history, complant is intermit. When kicking down to pass a vech. truck falls over no power has happened three times in 2 months. no trans codes, was just serviced,no engine codes, pids look fine.truck is stock. Has any fine GM tec...
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start, Stall, stall in reverse VIN: 2C3ED56F8R
Car came to us from another shop. When you put the car in reverse and reach 1500 rpm it will stall. only stalls in reverse and only at 1500 rpm. Stalls every time and dead on at 1500 rpm. runs fine in drive or neutral. after it stalls it will not restart until...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GL23XXS
TOW IN NO START/FOUND BAD PCM /REPAIRED RUNS GREAT...BUT, ))) STALLS ONLY WHEN HOT,AND SHIFTING INTO PARK.((( ONLY AT 80*C+, WILL RUN ALL DAY IN ANY GEAR.SHIFT INTO PARK, IT'S LIKE A SWITCH TURNS OFF.PUT IN NEUTRAL, RE-STARTS,WILL RUN ALL DAY[STRONG}SHIFT INTO...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L powertrain module
I have a 1998 Dodge caravan that has no power going to the starter. i have determined that it is the Powertrain module. My quetion is the powertrain module the one on the right hand fender inside the engine compartment because when I give the parts guy the chr...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56G8X
Hey guys and gals, I have this 99 Intrepid that has no fuel pressure. I've determined that I have a broken wire between the fuel pressure relay, and the fuel pump. If I put 12 volts on the wire back near the fuel tank, the engine will start and run, but there ...
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1B3ES56C42
2002 Neon 2.0 L reacuring missfire .What will cause carbon to track up the sides of spark plugs.We have installed three different brands of plugs in six weeks.Car runs good after new plugs are installed. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303
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1985 Ford F-250 5.8L Unknown VIN: 2FTHF26G4F
Help this is my second post of the day! This f-250 has this clunking sound coming from the front when making turns. It only happens when four wheel manual locking hubs are on Lock. If one or both are off there is no clunk. It sounds like a bad axle but I have ...
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1985 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR10A4F
This truck runs poorly on startup, goes into Closed Loop (after 30 seconds on cold startup), then after another 60 seconds drops into Open Loop and begins to run very badly. During that initial 90-second running period, the idle quality steadily improves. Cycl... Trouble codes: 84 (KOEO EGR Vent Circuit Failure), 42 (KOER System Always Rich), 13 (KOER Idle RPM Out of Spec), 34 (KOER No EGR Flow)
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1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP42D8R
Hello IATN Members, I have this 94 Mustang that is giving me trouble. When cold the problem is the worst. When cranking the engine almost sounds like there is no compression. I've checked compression cold and I get apprx 130psi. The engine will eventually star... Trouble codes: 172 (lack of 02 sensor switching lean bank 2)
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N2T
If I remember correctly I think this truck had problems with the heater circuit, I seem to have forgotten where, can anybody remember this one? Thanks. Trouble codes: P0155
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
hey all. this little truck has some probs. the truck ran with a miss, had no compression on #3 cyl. and a stripped spark hole. but it ran. i replaced the pcm for an inop coil circut (primary). got it put all back together, now it wont start. the engine is floo...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6632W
the car was towed into the shop as a no start. we replaced the timing belt and lower idler. the timing belt did not have an alignment problem with the original belt, but after replacing the belt and lower idler the new belt would walk out toward the motor moun...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W9X
It Seems That I Have Replaced Everything In The System, Yet The Code Reappears After A Short Drive @ Operating Temp. My Hands Are In The Air, Any Ideas Will Be Appreciated. Thanks In Advance, Elliot Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: B676791149
hi techs : what i need to know is when i am looking in the engine compartment give me the firing order in terms of banks eg: bank close to battery 1234 etc..thanks in advance . i await a response . phil
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cruise control VIN: 2FMZA52484
Since we installed the above mentioned parts the customers complaint is the cruise contol stopped working. We installed the new updated brake pressure switch as per a TSB for the cruise contol. Verified battery positive and negative voltage at the cruise contr...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Compressor Clutch VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
Hi, and thanks in advance for your help. My question is where does the clutch get its power from? All other switches,fans,and controls seem to opperate normally. I traced the clutch wires up around the right headlight and into the fender well to the right fire...
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAF36331W
when you drive this car for awhile like 60 to 90 mintues it barley runs no power check cat ok used test pipe that i made up. new fuel filter no help. this will be the 4 time for this car . need help from the ford gods. thanks
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L rear VIN: 1FMZA5544B
Hello friends.We have a windstar that is giving me a headache.It will when cold produce a small faint moan noise,as the brakes are used and get hotter,the moan goes into a high pitched squeek.We have replaced the rear shoes and wheel cyliders 6 months age,last...
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2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L Rockers VIN: 1FMSU43P94
We have had this vehicle in the shop for a couple of months performing some modifications. While the truck was outside idling one day, it all of a sudden started making a poping sound through the intake. We immediately shut down and pulled the rockers finding ...
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1993 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDM19W8P
idles rough.plugs were replaced because they were fouled.checked fuel pressure,timing all ok.no codes were stored.did note vaccum at idle is low (13 inches of vaccum)checked ignition,and noted 3 cylinders on drivers side seemed weak.did block test and no probl...
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1984 Honda Prelude 1.8L Suspension
hi friends this honda has a grinding coming from the left side axle area. Worse in Reverse, but present upon take off in 1st. sounds like splines that are not meshing properly --maybe in the trans? pulled out the axle but everything looks ok. There is a carri...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L ABS Motor VIN: 1HGCD5658T
This car was brought in b/c the customer had a complaint about a strange noise upon start up . He had thought it was the a/c compressor or a belt , as did I initially . We kept the car overnight and when I started it up to move it the next day I realized what ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1868Y
po420 cat below efficecy Trouble codes: P0420
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1995 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Engine VIN: WBA4328752
Before I reccomend transmission removal I thought that would post this problem and see if anyone has come across a similar situation. Could this be an internal engine vibration, or mabey the tourque convertor/ flex plate. This vibration occurs only at the spec...
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L No Start VIN: SAJMX1343R
Car towed in,died,coming off freeway.Checked spark,good. Checked fuel, none.I could hear at least one of the fuel pumps running in the tank. I checked for power at fuel pump conectors and I have power at the blue wire and no power at the red wire,when cranking...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
vehicle is an auction bought car.Misfire on cyl 4b is the code.I am going to assume that the back cyl on the drivers side is 4b.I have swapped coil plug and injector on that cyl with another in an attempt to move the miss.I have also tested compression and com... Trouble codes: P304
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4FJ68S7R
Car has hesitation, usually hot on acceleration, never stalls, idles fine. Runs similar to a weak EGR but this model has none. Scanned, no codes or erratic tp, map or other signals. Appreciate the help, thanks.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Headlamps VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
Thanks for your time- This unit randomly turns the headlamps on in auto position, key on or off. I have no idea where to begin. Any ideas? Jason [...]
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALJY1247T
Hello all. this discovery camein with a high idle, no codes stored. if adaptions are reset the vehicle will idle fine for a couple of days to a week. the idle will all of a sudden shoot up. no vacuum leaks found. tried idle control valve and mass air flow sens...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L engine VIN: SALTY15422
Hello group, I've got this Discovery w/ several problems which I believe to be unrelated. Engine will crank, but NOT fire intermittently. Ususally wont start when cold or sitting awhile on the first try. After that it will usually start normally. I suspect a ...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1L1FM81W1X
Customer brought limo into shop with A/C not working. Found only like a 1/2 pound of freon in system. So I added freon. When you turn on the A/C the compressor will turn on for a few seconds and then shut off and will not turn mack on again until you cycle t...
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1986 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L battery light VIN: JM1GC3114G
hello.Vehicle idle drops to aproximately 400-500 rpm,when shifted out of park into drive, followed by buzzing noise in dash. Noise seems to come from in behind speedo. Noise is also followed by battery light illuminating.Upon acceleration light will turn off. ...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: XXXBXXX2XY
Have a dandy here. Problem existed before we did timing belt.Code P1512 VTAS stuck closed. Code will come back after two drive cycles. The P0172 code has not returned. Car falls on its face at midrange accel. PCM is not grounding the VTAS solenoid and opening... Trouble codes: P1512 (VTAS stuck closed), P0172 (testing and results)
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1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L oiling system VIN: JN1CZ24A4L
This vehicle is my albatross, it's white, and lives on my rack in the air. Question is, there is a tsb regarding some block off plugs that need to be removed from the standard non turbo z car, and some releif valves that need to be installed. This vehicle is a...
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1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
hi guys thanks in advance for any help the vehicle came in as a no start no spark. i put a power transistor on it and we got spark and it started.the vehicle has a dead miss on #3 cylinder.the wire was open so i put a new set of wires on it but it still misses...
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1994 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G3CW52L2R
customer brought in said overheated and stalled, no restart. went out to check, started, but temp gauge maxed out. message center said hot but was at normal temp. charge light goes on and off but always charging. and car will stall when it wants to.can not get...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L cruise control VIN: 1G3WS52H0Y
I suspect engine computer. Would like second opinion. Anyone else experience this problem?
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1997 Other European 550maranello 5.5L elec shocks VIN: FERRARI550
ive never worked on this system before and feel some insight would benefit.the manual refers you to the use of the factory sd1 scan tool.i feel there should be more est info in the manual but this is the way ferrari likes to do it.lol.could use a contact at th...
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L no shift VIN: 4S3BC6338R
Car came in a couple of months ago and owner said a lube shop said it was leaking. Inspected and found no leaks. Owner went home. Now owners back and trans will not shift. Feels like it is in safe mode. Fluid was 2 and a half quarts over full. Drained . Went t...
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1996 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JF1GF435XT
Hello, We've got this fun Subaru here that's got up puzzled. It has an intermittent at random, poor idle - lack of power - cuts out problem. As far as we can tell, its patterns seem to be after a long sit, vehicle start up and then drive it. Vehicle will then...
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1988 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L alternator VIN: 1T2AE92E1J
Hi all, my own personal car here, battery and brake light came on checked charging system voltage (battery voltage). Replaced alternator with Napa reman worked for a day now battery and brake light back on pulled wiring diagram (alldata) and traced circuit fou...
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1995 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L dash light, tag lights VIN: WAUAA88G5S
thanks guys for that lead of shorted trunk wires, i unplugged harness to rear lights behind rear seat and power was still there. i found a relay under dash that controls dashlights ,glove box lights ligther ect-- tapping on it caused the lights to go off. the ...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAURD68DX1
My tech had followed Audi test procedures and used the break out box to eliminates wiring shorts/opens, wiggle test harness and connectors, verify correct electrical readings of which all were correct. He then decarboned the cylinders to bring compression from... Trouble codes: 0300 (random multiple misfire), 0305 (misfire cyl 5).
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, no communication
Well this 325 has to go back to the dealer and get a new DME, the rebuilt won't work cause the eprom has no data on it due to the high performance chip co sending the DME back with only start up run program on it, this is a late 95 car and needs to be flashed ...
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1988 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4CW51C1J
First. thank you all for helping me with the repair of this problem. All the diffrent ideas brought together the information I needed and lead after some wandering directly to the answer. I was forcedby your comments to revisit the areas I thought I had tested...
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1990 Buick Regal 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB14L5L
This is a new one on me. First let me tell you the fix. New fuel pump. Fuel pressure never wavered when car start 'missing'. Apears that fuel volume was the problem. Still cannot explain the wacko readings on my red brick. Sorry for the delay in posting. Thank... Trouble codes: 42 (est problem).
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1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Stall VIN: 1G4AH84N5L
Thanks to all 13 of you that replied so quickly! The first thing I did was to re-install the old ecm.The car fired right up just like normal,15 minutes later it died again.Next I changed out the crank sensor and thoroly(sp) cleaned the plug.After the installat... Trouble codes: 42 (Electronic Spark Timing EST Circuit).
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L cam sensor VIN: 1G6KF549XW
Got it fixxed. I repalced the crankshaft position sensors and that still did not fix the problem. I had to send the car to get the pcm reprogramed. After that the car is running great. Thanks for all the help.
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L abs codes VIN: 1G1JC5448R
al you hit it right on the head mr , test drove the vehicle till the cow finally came home lol , the right front wheel speed sensor reading incorrectly , the other sensor's would read 5 mph and the right front would read o mph causing the abs to dump the fluid...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GCCS14X4V
Unfortunately this one is not definitely solved due to access and time issues to Dad's vehicle. I received some great replies that will definitely help isolate this one although I suspect either a skewed MAF or O2 sensor issue. One particularly noteworthy re...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GTP675KRG
It appears 52# fuel pressure idling is normal with updated MFI system, I used a line clamp to block return partially till guage said 65# and I still had problem. Flow was great- Felt like a slight lean hesitation taking off from stop, or a light spark miss-not...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Monitors Won't Run VIN: 2C3HD56F2T
Well, it's fixed! There is a recall in effect for this particular vehicle. Apparently there is an issue in the PCM program which resets all monitors every time the key is cycled off. I checked TSB's/Recalls immediately after I received severals responses point...
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L battery VIN: 1C3EJ56HXV
Thanks to all whop replied, turns out there everything was Ok, a MAP light had been left on but then turned off. When I got it the draw was acceptable, max. amp draw is .03- .05amps after 50 mins. with key out of ignition and door closed. Customer has not had ...
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1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B7FL26X8N
Hello Group! We recieved 6 responses about the oil pump drive bushing and its possibility of causing the stall on decel. We replaced the drive and bushing and indexed the distributor. The stall is gone and MOST of the engine noise. I think I may be getting som...
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1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7FL26Y6N
thanks guys! I got several good tips on how to fix my problem. several of them I had already tried, thinking the same thing you guys were. I've had the map sensor cause a very similar problems on other chrysler and jeep products. I had already tried the top ...
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1985 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTDE14Y1F
I recieved a defect igintion coil from my parts supplier. installed new coil from dealer. this took care of the problem. thanks for everybody's help.
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FALP6530S
Thanks for the replies. Speed sensors are apparently a problem on this car, however that was not the case with this one. Alfred was right in suspecting the MLPS. Evicently the trans. did not know what gear it was supposed to be in and would attempt to down shi... Trouble codes: 461 (RPM/VSS Limit Reached).
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U5V
thanks to all who offer there help, the fix was to replace the electric air pump, it had an internal short so sometimes it would come on and other times not, took us sometime but its been a couple of weeks and everything is fine, thanks again.!!! Trouble codes: P0411.
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FEHF35G3V
i put the black moduel and fixed the problem right away .the moment i put the balck moduel in it fixed it self .when i put the gray moduel it will turn the light on ,but when you put the black one it shuts it off Trouble codes: 1351 (idm circuit).
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L all shifts, speedometer VIN: 1FAFP4043W
I want to add some information about this car; it came from a local 'shade tree' operator, who put a transmission (used) into it after the original one failed (maybe). He installed two in a row with same results. We feel he damaged the harnesses and the ECM as...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F2X
After capturing and watching data while crank and no start, I noticed the IPC (Injector Control Pressure) sensor flucuating wildly. Replaced the sensor and all is well. KOER and all systems passed, road test and set it home. Thanks for all the support.
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Unknown
well, to start with im sorry it took so long for me to get back here and close this, i installed new selionoids first but that didnt fix it, so i took the valve body back out to check it for a sticking valve, none were stuck. i read about the epc selinoid and ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.3L airbag VIN: 1GTEK14X23
Thanks for all the help i bought new airbag and module ,lights out all okay
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L ride control
I want to thank every one of the nine people who took the time to reply to my request. Most said it sounded like ball joints. I checked them and they looked fine but I noticed that one lower had been changed before. I installed new upper and lower ball joints ...
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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L vtec VIN: JHMBB614XV
well guess what it was. the majority of the replies said to check the timing marks. So i did. They were as i expected dead on. I drove the car 3 more times and on the 3rd drive the car wouldn't rev past 2700rpm. I instantly new it was the cat. Pulled the cat o...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L abs VIN: 1HGCG6652X
Good morning.. Thank you everyone who replied. I recieved many different suggestions on this one. I removed the glove box and still found no connector, only a gray one near the right fuse panel. It does nothing. Dave told me the wiring is incorperated in the D...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L abs VIN: JHLRD7891C
Well it gone at last. It had nothing at all to do with our work. Turned out the customer had a accident about 3-4 month ago and the wheel brg/pulser just went. Glad its gone and not our fault THANKS
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L comp
tHANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES ON THIS H2,WE TRIED EVERYTHING SUGGESTED.ENDED UP PUTTING ANOTHER AC DELCO COMPRESSOR, FLUSHING LINES CHANGED DRYER AND TUBE AND THIS COMPRESSOR WOULD BUILD UP HIGH SIDE PRESSURE.CANT BELEIVE WE HAD TWO BRAND NEW COMPRERSSORS THAT WE...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L tcu VIN: JACDH58WZR
The fix on this Trooper was just as Jim from Missouri and Jerry from Virginia said. The grd on the upper intake plenium was completely disconnected. I reattached it with a good lock washer and no more limp in or code 37. I found out later that another shop had...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW5859X
The customer has taken the vehicle and has not returned with it yet. 8 out of the 10 replies I received thought the crank sensor was the culprit and that's what we'll address when/if the vehicle is brought back. Thanks to all who replied!
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW68N1X
Thank you all who helped. Lots of good info. Turns out 6 out of 8 injectors were leaking into the cylinders. I pulled up the rail originally, but I did not wait long enough. I took 20-45 minutes to get 1-2 drops on a piece of paper. Fuel pressure only dropped ...
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1990 Mazda RX-7 GXL 1.3L shifter VIN: JM1FC3318H
Removed tail shaft housing and found shift fork retaining bolt was sheared off.
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L hold light VIN: 1YVGE22C5R
thanks to all that sent messages. All were helpfull. However the 626 will need a new trans. Thanks again for all your help. Charlie
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1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BA1416S
Replaced computer. Now we are able to clear codes and code C0134 gone Trouble codes: C0314, P1402 (EGR industed this code).
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L fluid level VIN: WMWRC33495
Well. . .four replies in all. Some helpful, some just a recap of the instructions per AllData. Special thanks to Louie from Nova Scotia who came through with a fax of the actual fill process from the Mini repair manual. Always nice to back up the information y...
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L module? VIN: JA3XD64B0M
Thanks to everyone who replied and you all pretty much nailed the problem. It was the compressor, apparently these have a weak shaft and they break off or strip inside. These compressors have rpm sensor so the shaft had to be turning since there were no codes....
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.5L No Start, Stall
Thanks to those who replied to my post. This one is fixed. Some thought a bad ignition module, so I removed it and had it tested at our local Napa store. It tested good. The crank sensor was somewhat cracked so I replaced it. Started it up, same thing, start a...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E62
Finally fixxed it. After pulling fuel pump out of car to inspect the fuel system found an excessive amount of water in tank. Drained tank and refilled with good gas and performing a fuel injection service on it we fixxed the problem. Thanks for all the help it...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWTD81H9W
thanks bill and all others. a new re-built cat was the answer after every other effort failed--i am the last one to shoot the cat. thanks again! should keep the ccr,inc number handy!!
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Reverse VIN: 3VWBT21C21
I adjusted the linkage at the transmission side, the car worked will for 3 days and then came back not shifting at all. Turns out the cable had pulled out from the cable end. My adjustment must have accelerated this pulling process and finally the cable came o...
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1989 Volvo 740 GL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1FX8851K
Thanks to all the replied. Jim [...] who hit the nail square on the head. The MAF was the problem. Our local Euro-parts house let us have on to test the car with. While re-... Trouble codes: 113.
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