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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Interior lights VIN: WAUDC68D01
Fellas, I have this 2001 A4 here that the interior lights will not light up in when the doors are opened. The other odd thing is that the chime to alert that the key is still in goes off with the key out. There are no codes in the central locking module... B...
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1991 BMW M5 3.6L Rear struts. VIN: WBSHD9314M
This BMW bounces like crazy in the back. Like the rear stuts are blown out. Also the customer said that after the stuts were replaced the car did not feel any better than before. From what I can tell this one has a level ride system, which is tied into power s...
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L battery draw, fuse #20 VIN: WBAHD5310M
Vehical has a .85 amp. draw all the time, unless you remove fuse #20. Have inspected all wiring to fuse #20, except the "park heating/ventilation relay box" which I have not been able to locate in vehical, eather by wiring diagram of component location, used b...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L abs VIN: WBACB432XS
this car have ABS light on computer have 4 code 17, 20,178 and 81 .I did replace ABS hydraulic unit and speed sensor .Now it's still have code 17,20 and 178 i'm using Baum scanner to clean these code but it's never happen on the scanner said code have been cle...
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1984 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCS148LE
This should be very simple, but something is fooling us. WE have checked for wave form on lab scope for pup and get good waveform. Module has 4 terminals: +, coil and 2 for the pup. If you put fire to + , hook up coil terminal to coil side Neg of coil and turn...
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1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out
This truck came in with engine cuts out and backfires under load. sometimes it runs good for a long time before acting up.Other times it will act up right away. No codes.Fuel pressure stays at 14 pounds even when cutting out and backfiring. BLM and Integrator ...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2G1FP22PXR
The customer came in with a complaint of a very bad engine surge when he stops at a light. He also mentioned that under load the car dont accelerate smooth and misfires. As soon as we started to check the car we found that the cly #2 is not working at all and ...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 3rd gear VIN: 2GCEK19M0T
Transmission was rebuilt by an other shop and was leaking and slipping. customer brought it to us and we in turn rebuilt it again, worked well for about a 1 day or so and 3rd gear failed again all other gears were ok. line pressure was good, all solenoids were...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1W152MOV
Hi People, I plugged in my trusty Snap On scan Tool pulled up a code Po440 (evaporative emissions fault) acording to the trouble shooter a lot of things can set this code, the most comon cause is a gas cap leaking or loose fitting ... so I went to the freeze ... Trouble codes: P0440
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L shifts and pulling VIN: 1GCGK24R8W
Hello guys got one here thats stumping us. We got this 2500 on the hook and they said that it quit pulling this is an oil feild truck and has seen its share of abuse. We proceded the next day to bring it in and found that it pulled its self in so we looked at ...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L steering wheel VIN: 1GDFK16R0X
I brought this one in after hours for a friend, (always a mistake) Vehicle had terrible brake shimmy, front rotors warped and heat cracked, left front caliper dragging. Replaced calipers and hardware, pads and rotors, clean and adjust rear brakes and complete...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K5Y
Hi group, we are having a difficult time with a 2000 Chevy Monte Carlo SS. 3.8L front wheel drive. the car starts fine during intial COLD but after 10 minutes idling or drive, it stalls and, never could started again, unless we try few hours later,went test dr...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Transfercase VIN: 1GNCT18W71
We have a vehicle that seems to go into 4WD high while going down the road. It has also gone into 4WD low on occasian. This is very hard to duplicate. The switches seem to be working properly. We feel this is either a Transfer Case Shift Control Module or an...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L quits while driving VIN: 1P3ES27C7T
HELP!!! This car is giving me fits, I've checked the harness from front to rear with no luck. the car will run great in the shop and we do wiggle testing all over the harness not just the fuel pump circut, but take it on a drive and it seems to run great for 1...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES42CXT
We replaced head gasket and timing belt, ran it for about a half hour and it shut down. Now it has good spark and no injector pulse on 1 and 3. (good pulse on 2 and 4) Replace pcm and checked wiring. Replaced cam and crank sensor also but never really found an...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L 2nd-3rd/od VIN: 1B4GP54RXT
Help fellow techs, Left for vacation and broke down, at 5:00 in the morning. The trans went into limpin mode. We lost 3rd and o/drive. Upon cycling ignition, it will shift from first to second. from 2nd to 3rd, it goes into netural, and rpm just climb. After ...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N2Y
After driving on the freeway for 30 to 45 minutes, this rig will intermitantly set "injector control codes" for any of its fuel injectors. "missing" or "surging" will accommpany the setting of the codes. We have tested and cleaned all electrical connections [p... Trouble codes: P0201, P0202, P0203, P0204, P0205, P0206
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4B3AG42H92
Hi Folks, This is my own dodge, i've had this posted before for same problem but found out alittle more info. Been to dealer under warranty and they just keep blowing me off saying they either can't find the problem or just don't want to spend the time on it. ...
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1987 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 6.9L Charging VIN: 1FDHS34M2J
I need a wiring diagram for this Ambulance. This vehicle is equiped with dual batteries (as are most dsls) and has an auxilary charging system that works when the ambulance is parked in its bay. A 110 volt cord is plugged into the side of the ambulance and a ...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTEF15N1K
hello all, i first got this truck with a no start problem. i replaced the distributor & distributor control module. it ran great for about two weeks. after driving for two weeks it mellted a hole on the edge of the # 8 piston so i replaced the piston and check... Trouble codes: 41 (engine consistently running leanno hego signal)
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1997 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L alarm VIN: 1FALP53S4V
looking for help on this factory alarm syst. Cust complains of alarm going off erraticly,middle of night at home,at work not just one place.This system does have key pad on outside door for keyless entry& a key fob. The only thing I see is the theft light stay...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FTZX0763W
We did a routine 90k service including plugs(autolite platinum) and wires(autolite). Vehicle had misfire code at this time. Found #3 spark plug tube contained moisture. We changed heater hose assembly as per Ford bulletin. Truck returned in 8500 miles with cod... Trouble codes: P0303
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L intermittent power to compressor VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
This truck says 1998 on the door and under the hood but the wiring schematic is wrong. I found the 1999 schematic matches what's in it but the pin #4 in the ac relay plug is not there. This thing blows cold for about ten minutes and then shuts off power to the...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, ERRATIC GAUGE OPERAT VIN: 1FMPU18L2X
help we have a real brain burner here vehicle stall intermittently appx every 2-3 days here is what i know code p0161 returns constantly appears unrelated when acts up has no spark, no injector pulse and no communication with scanner does not lose battery volt... Trouble codes: P0161 (ego heater circuit sensor two)
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP3835Y
This car appears to work perfectly but keeps reseting codes P0734-incorrect gear 4 ratio & P0761-solenoid "C" error. Trans works well with all 4 gears shifting at the expected times with a good feel. Alldata shows solenoids A,B,C and also a PWM & a PC solenoid...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L temp. sensor for guage VIN: 2FT2X072XY
I am unable to locate the temperature sensor for this vehicle. It is not where Alldata shows.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Lock-up VIN: 1FMDU63E72
I am inclined to believe I either have a defective sensor (new Ford part) or a malfunctioning ECU. Not a lot of info on how this part of the system works. Near as I can tell, the trans shifts normal, but when slight accelerating after cruising at @ 40mph, tran...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Moan Buzz VIN: 1FTSX31LU3
I know that some of the early 4.6 had this problem but this 5.4 truck will make a VERY loud buzz or moan in the air cleaner box at any engine speed its only on occasion and while it was doing it the engine idle speed is normal the IAC is at 41% I would increas...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L low power VIN: 1FTNW21L23
Hey guys. Customer says it has low power condition. Passing or going up a hill it has no power. It has been doing it for about a week, ford dealer replaced fuel filter with no change. It has never acted up for me. Any help would be great!! Joe Trouble codes: P0174
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1998 Geo metro 1.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C1MR222XW
hello all, I have this metro in here and the problem with this is tha if you are in 5th gear and going about 35 and give the vehicle 3/4 to full throttle it will start hesitating and missing adn will throw code p0300, random misfire. It feels like an ignition ...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19M9T
This customer has been coming back every couple of weeks with the same complaint of the check engine light on. Always the same two codes even after replacing the egr and tps with delco units. I have inspected the pcm for water damage, continuity tested the wir... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP sensor circiut intermittant low voltage), P1122, P1406
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1989 Honda CRX Si 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMED9369K
I have a question i need answered on all early fuel injected Hondas. How come these things will have high CO problems at cruise from cold start until warm up until you let it run at 2500 rpm for over 10 minutes? After running for this long the car will suddenl...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L grinds VIN: 1HGCB7556M
Hello group, I have a 91 Accord that came to us with a clutch slips at times. I pulled the clutch had some wear but still had quite a bit of life left from the looks of it. I replaced disc,pressure plate and throw out bearing with new napa sachs clutch.Went to...
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L abs module VIN: SAJKX6745T
Hello all; We performed a major service on this car yesterday including a brake fluid flush. Now the abs light comes on at exactly 20 mph. Upon start up the light is out but always comes on at 20 mph and will not go out until the key is cycled. No components ...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42C3Y
This vehicle came in with no fault codes or driveability problems. This was susposed to be another simple waterpump repair. I repalced the waterpump. I poured a little water over the front of the engine to rinse the coolant from the engine. I also replaced the... Trouble codes: P1000 (cant find), P1316 (cant find), P0300 (random misfire), 0108
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1992 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cooling Systems
The jeep came in with an idle temp of 210 - 220 and off idle of 205-215 and a lifter noise that would come and go when warmed up. Customer just bought truck one week ago. It had a new water pump and stat recently installed. We flushed the cooling system and th...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Unknown VIN: 1J4EZ78Y4T
This Jeep has been my wife's driver for three years. For that reason, it is important that I find a fix for it. The first summer we had it, it apparently had a very slow leak which I topped off once. It was still OK the next spring, but by the heart of the sum...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FA49S01
we came in to find this vehicle yesterday...originally, we found codes for cylinders 2,3 and 1 misfiring... not knowing anything else, we substituted a known good coil pack and cam sensor...vehicle still failed to start... scanner shows no inj pulse, but noid ...
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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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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V2S
This car will run,but runs poorly and is running rich. Rough idle stalling,hard to start,ect. My problem is I am unable to access codes. The check engine light is flickering all the time when key is on. We have just gotten I-Flash from Standard Motor Products ...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM83W7S
Ok I have searched the tech mail and found nothing that I found would help me. When car came in customer complained that air compressor was not working. Rear of car was deflated and was bottomed out. I lifted and found one air bag had been replaced. The other ...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L engine VIN: 1YVGF22D3Y
Thanks in advance for any help. This mazda was brought in overheating when driving in town. Once out on the highway it cools down to normal temperature. When the temperature really starts climbing, the a/c begins to start blowing warm air like it's shutting do...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Starting VIN: 1YVFP80745
need info on this car towed in ran out or low on oil the filter was installed wrong.did lof over now car is a no start do these cars have some kind of safty feature on them.all i get is one injector pulse and one spark during cranking.compresion is good .see n...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBDA28D7M
This car came to us with a bad idle. If you run the engine at idle it will surge and runs rich. I have looked at the archives and all of the information is on the 190e with a 2.6, The motor I have is the 2.3 motor they are talking like the problem could be tha...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L drive train VIN: WDBHA23G5W
this car makes a noise that sounds like a wheel brg noise when you are going 30-50mph and you make a gradual turn to the left it gets louder and decreases when you make a gradual turn to the right. I used a chassis ear and hooked up to each wheel this was afte...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L warning lights
We replaced the front and rear brake pads on the vehicle. Since the repair several warning lights on the dash light in unison, seemingly at random, and a warning bell chimes. You might drive 5 miles and never hear a sound or see a light. Then again you may see...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44Y9T
Hello there I have this problem car it came in with a check engine light on with code 1390 and it runs good checked the timing belt marks 3 times checked cam and crank sensors had dealer align cam and crank sensor they said to flash ecm would not help. I check... Trouble codes: 1390 (timing belt skip one tooth)
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1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L temp gauge VIN: 3N1PD21S2N
HI guys I need your help on this one, the fuel gauge and tempreature gauge are not working.sometimes when i push the wires they move little bit and back to cold or empty. Since im not sure how these two gauges working , i assumed they get ground from the sen...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D8T
Vehicle was originally booked in for check engine light on. Scanning revealed code P0500 VSS. Test drive while graphing vehicle speed confirmed code as scan tool and speedometer both went to zero. Wiring checked and VSS was replaced. Car came back with SES lig... Trouble codes: P0500 (VSS-original code sensor replaced), P0505 (Idle Control System Malfunction)
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G3HY53L0N
Thank you for your help. This is my personal car I just bought about 6 months ago. I drive this car about 20 miles each way to work of which 18 miles are interstate. Check engine light comes and goes but it is pretty steady when I am cruising. When I go to g... Trouble codes: 14 (Loss of O2 signal)
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.1L anti theft syst. VIN: 1G3NL52M1V
I get code 1629 (antitheft system activated) we replaced ignition lock and sensor.Still,no start. I was reading some fixes and replies but I did not get a very clear picture as to how to bypass system if possible. Could someone describe as clearly as possible ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GHDX13E2Y
when just driving along vehicle will start to buck and try to stall enough to where the battery light will come on for a brief moment and then engine will catch again.it will do this for a couple of blocks and then be fine ofr the rest of the day or act up aga...
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1984 Other European 308GTS 3.0L No spark rear bank VIN: ZFFLA13B00
Hello, Group, This 1984 Ferrari 308GTS has ignition spark on the front bank only. We pulled rear distributor cap and, as usual, found the cap filled with engine oil. Replaced distributor shaft seal, replaced cap & rotor, fired it up. Get only very intermitten...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WJ12X2R
Hello Group, Thank you in advance for any help with this one. This car came in with the complaint of cutting out while driving and stall or dying while driving. When the problem occurs, it feels as if the key is simply being turned off! No codes in history ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L pressure selonoid
i have this 200 grand prix that came inti the shop with a p1181 code for the tranny and also it had a shudder on takeoff .so i replaced the pressure selonoid and now it will hardly pull itself,you have to really give it the gas to go.so i figured i received a ...
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2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AB29921
Not real familiar with these. Cleared these codes once and they came back(go figure). All parameters look normal, but I'm not familiar with Porsches. The LTFT's are slightly below normal at -3, and -4%. Is this acceptable on this car? My brother has owned this... Trouble codes: P1128 (O2 sensor bank1), P1130 (O2 sensor bank 2)
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT4VN62M7J
I need some help with this one.Idle fluctuates up and down when brake pedal depressed.Worse when hot.I have dis-connected booster and problem still occurs.Runs well at all other times.Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T1VK12W2N
VEHICLE WILL NOT START AFTER A HOT SOAK, TESTED COIL OUTPUT(GREAT), FUEL PRESSURE READS 38 TO 44 ON GAUGE, HAS NEW CAP,ROTOR,WIRES, FUEL FILTER, ALL INJECTORS OHM WITHIN SPECS, AFTER HOT SOAK FUEL GAUGE WILL STILL READ 38 TO 44, OPEN VALVE ON GAUGE AND VAPOR W...
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1999 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF19C6X
Will set MIL light after only a few miles of driving. Customer had replaced MAF sensor before the vehicle came into shop. (Dealership told him to try that). It made no change. Then he brought it into to use. We scanned the system to find code PO171 on the OEM ... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 1153 (generic side only)
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2003 Toyota HiLux Surf 2982CC Compressor VIN: KDKZN185WG
Vehicle is 2002 HiLux Model Type KZN185W with climate control. Has been recharged by another shop but no feed to clutch. Cannot find any clutch relay or any other control under bonnet except fuse which is OK. LP switch OK. Clutch wire is Black/Orange. Can find...
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1987 BMW 325is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAA2307H
I received 14 replies, most suggested things I had already done or tried. One person suggested I test the TPS, well I had done that , but I tested only pins 1 and 3 which was incorect I need to test pins 1 and 2 and 2 and 3 this told me the TPS was faulty. Rep...
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1996 Buick Regal 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5211V
Thanks alot for the info. Sure enough Dan sent me an email asking about fuel pressure. I had checked the relays, which were operational, but did not realize there is a resistor behind the battery inside the fender that works along with them. This is the same a...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L air selector VIN: 2G4WB52K3W
Thanks to all!! Once I had the correct info... easy fix! The system is run by vacume. I saw what looked like an electric blend door motor on the drivers side of the hvac box. Once everyone told me it was vac. operated I found the line near the battery broken. ...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L sss VIN: 1G6KD52B7S
thanks guys for your help on this repair. we install a relay inbetween the system and we have a fix. thanks again for your help fred
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L driveline VIN: 1G1YY32P9S
I could not find the problem. I tried all of the suggestions but found nothing. Thanks for the help.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1GCEK14V9X
I was able to locate a wiring diagram that simplified this one pretty quick. There are 4 power wires to the cluster, 1 orange, 2 pink and a brown. The pinks and the brown come from fuses in the passenger compartment, however the orange comes from the radio fus...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L oil pressure VIN: 1GCEK19T5Y
We received many helps to what may be the problem. We pulled the oil pan again, and did not find any problems with main or rod bearings. After spending much time on the phone with many techs, and with the customer, we opted to pull the motor and install reman ...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56HXW
Thank you to all of you that knew aftermarket distributors for these chryslers are garbage. You were right on the money. After checking the valve timing, which was right on, I installed a genuine chrysler distributor and the vehicle runs great. Thanks again fo...
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2002 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L Stall VIN: KLAJB5272X
Well customer decided not to repair at this time, So its in the bone yard for now. Most replies said to check camshaft sensor. I still fell the oil saturated spark plug boots was probably the source thank you all for the help )
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1997 Dodge B3500 5.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, bogs at WOT VIN: 2B5WB35Z8V
Thanks to everyone that answered. I had to make a choice on this since there wasn't a clear path to take. I could get the ignition module portion of the computer to not always give me the proper dwell reading when checking it on the scope, and the cat converte... Trouble codes: P0306 (Missfire number 6).
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7HC16XXX
The customer has decided to drive the vehicle a while longer hoping that it will stall & not restart again - Thanks to all who sent suggestions to what is just a guessing game right now -These items were suggested - Ignition switch, cam sensor in distributor, ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L cooling system VIN: 3B6MC36W21
Thank you for the replys. From the information I recieved, it looks like there's a casting problem. The 8.0L V-10 cylinder heads are thin around the spring seat area. After time they either start to weep or crack. Availability is scarce due to the fact the eng...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L shift motor VIN: 1FTDX1865V
Hello,I had only 3 responses and no one had mentioned looking for this relay/module. I have not fixed this vehicle, but from what I have found is that there is an earlier version with a different wiring schematic. I could not find the transfer case shift motor...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6539W
Hi All: Just an overview of some of the questions asked or subsequent tests before I get to the actual fix. I had a couple of responses pointing to PCV valves tubing etc and vacuum leaks, I had already resmoked the engine, this time with the oil cap removed an... Trouble codes: P0304.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Transmission Range Switch VIN: 1FTNF21L1X
First...let me say that this was quite a pain for us all here. Long story short...the customer was so tired of it, he traded it in on a new Ford. I did get a chance to try all of the suggestions. all came up empty. I have come to the conclusion that this tru...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK14W9W
problem still pending- replaced 2 injectors with some improvement, checked for vacuum leak with smoke machine as customer had replaced his own intake gasket and found none, vacuum guage steady, but still suspect of leak. Some tech's had mentioned modifying hol... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L ABS Motor VIN: 1HGCD5658T
All who replied to this , many thanks . As everyone suggested , the accumulator is bleeding down , causing the system to cycle . Upon telling the customer what was wrong , and the cost to repair , he promptly refused to get it fixed properly and paid us for di...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L vtec VIN: 1HGEJ8144V
well as almost all of you mentioned, i checked oil press and it was fine. however very dirty and sludgy, so we changed the oil a couple of times, and low and behold it works. one tech mentioned jumping batt volts to the solenoid. i did and after 3 or 4 tries t...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1HGCG1651W
Ta Da! Fixed! Ok, I had some good replies and checked out all suggestions but one was on the money. Eric from North Carolina suggested to pull the evaporator sensor out and run the system to see if it makes a difference. Boy, did it! With the evaporator sens...
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2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6615Y
We rechecked all sensors again and all are working ok.It appears to be intermittent so we cleared the ecm again and customer has had no further problems. Thank you to those of you that responded. Trouble codes: 1457 (evap control system leak detected).
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1994 Hyundai Scoupe 1.5L shift VIN: KMHVE21NXR
Well this car had two problems.First problem was that the pulse generators were backwards in the 4 wire harness connector.The sensors cannot be switched in the tranny they don't fit.I talked to the shop who installed the new generators and they got the part as...
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1993 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKW1748P
all replys were very helpfull i believe the rotory switch is at fault jag uses a special adjustment tool for replacement not yet available intill july 25 so customer is waiting tell then ill let you know what happens Trouble codes: 69 (park/neutral input circut).
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L radaitior VIN: 1J4FT68S9R
At this time the customer has not returned. I did not charge for any extra time to be fair to him and the object here was to get to the bottom of this problem. Thank you all for the feedback that I did`nt get to use.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N01
Sorry but I did not get this vehicle fixed. I received 3 help replies that may be helpful. One was to check the two coil capactors for being shorted to ground and to look for pinched wires where the bell housing mates up to the engine. Another was to check the... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ign. coil 1 primary circuit), P0353 (Ign coil 3 primary circuit), P0354 (Ign. coil 4 primary circuit), P0355 (Ign. coil 5 primary circuit), P1388 (ASD relay control circuit open short), P1389 (ASD relay output voltage at pcm).
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on, High idle cold, VIN: KNDJB7238W
The fix for this vehicle was to tighten the TPS and MAF connector terminals.The female terminals were flatened down and loose on the sensor pins.I used a small pick and raised the ramps inside the connectors.Thanks to everyone who took time to respond,especial... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7236Y
Thanks to all who responded, as they agreed I needed to check timing and sure enough a couple of teeth on the belt were stripped and caused it to jump time. Replaced belt and she fired right up and ran like a top. Trouble codes: P1693, P0134, P0440, P0422.
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1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L exhaust VIN: JM2UF3132L
First of all I would like to thank everyone that answered. Once again you came through. I pulled the plug on cylinder 2 and noticed that the piston was washed around the outside from oil pushing past the rings. I explained to the customer that with the large a...
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1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1BB1415T
thanks too all replays, egr vacumm port at bottem of egr valve allmost cloged. this would hold vacumm too long for egr boost sensor...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Ride Quality VIN: WDBGA51E4S
Very interesting problem here. I rechecked the balance of the tires, and sent it home with a tech. When he came in the next day, he complained that the thing rode awful. So we ran the car with the wheels off the ground and the right wheel was shaking so bad I ...
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1993 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, * mil light out? VIN: 1MELM50U6P
Hello, first let me thank all that replied. Several said it was the pcm relay(ccrm module) and a few said the ignition switch. I droped the lower column sheild to check the switch and everything appeared fine. I still wan not able to get this vehicle to act up...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L cruise control VIN: 1G3WS52H0Y
Found ign switch was not putting power to fuse box at times at times there was power but while driving lost power custmer did not replace switch they will replace later time thanks for your help
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L Cooling fans relay VIN: 1P4GP44G6X
OK , we tested the fans and found out that they were pulling too many amps , changed them , change the Relay-module again and change the conector, so far so good , we haven't heard from costumer since, thanks a lot to all the members who helped me out with the...
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1989 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L engine oil VIN: 1G2NE14D1L
Hi Guys, I want to thank everyone for their help; and iatn for the service. You came up with suggestions that I would not have thought of particularly the water pump. After checking the head, and block thoroughly; upon chasing the head bolt threads in the bloc...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L radiator VIN: 1G2NE12T8T
After having so much trouble bleeding the air out of my sons car I finally broke down and bought an airlift. Within 10 minutes air was gone and vehicle was full of coolant at the right level!! In addition the system was leak checked. No head gasket problem. I ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Starting VIN: YS3FB49S43
good morning; thanks to all that replied, and especially joe for the wiring diagram. after studying the diagram,and figureing the imobilizer had been activated, and running the capacators down in all the computers by unhooking the battery and hooking the ter...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L engine VIN: YS3DF78N3W
Thank you all for the quick replies. It was indeed a bad turbo. Turbo has been replaced, and we've been holding the customer's hand in the weeks following as the smoke gradually disappears from the oil-soaked exhaust system.
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1991 Subaru Legacy LSi 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BC65C5M
After receiving three responses, I took some good advice and verified all PCM power and ground integrity. I then attached a redundant ground to PCM case and verified that my suspect reference voltages were unchanged. Convinced I had no ground problems, I pulle... Trouble codes: 42 (idle switch fault), 45 (pressure sensor circuit).
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
found the ecm was the problem, customer took vehicle to dealer, ecm is warrenty. thanx for the help. Trouble codes: P1134.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Misfire VIN: JT2AE09B4S
The new coil was defective. Coil osolations looked good. I was lucky in having an identical vehicle come in today. Swaped distrbutors and miss went away. Replaced new coil and that was the fix. Thank You, Jim
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWAA63B5W
Disconnecting the MAF sensor illiminated the extreme surge/cutout under load. Replacing the MAF cured the surge/cutout under load but resulted in what felt like an ignition 'break down' at high speed under load. Replaced plugs, but suspected plugged cat., whic...
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