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1995 Acura Legend SE 3.2L abs VIN: JH4KA7693S
I need to know how do you bleed the brakes on this car. Alldata showes a tester I but do not have one Can it be doon with out the abs tester? Also I do not hear the abs motor run when the motor is running and I do not get fluid out of the bleeder on the modula...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L cooling fans VIN: WAUJA84A1T
customer came in with complaint that vehicle overheated to the 4th notch when she was sitting in traffic in chicago. she said her coolant level was fine and as soon as she started moving, the engine cooled down to normal. she also said the a/c is blowing cold,...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L temp VIN: WBADD6325V
Hi guys. Have this 97 528i, just finished the cooling system work, customer leaves for trip. after 11 hours of driving, temp begins to creep up in city traffic. He notices, with a/c off, the aux fan is not engaging, with the car almost in the red. I have a few...
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L soft top VIN: WBABJ732XW
Hi guys, We have a soft top that won't initialize or work at all. Soft top light flashes. No codes in soft top control unit, all fuses good. Codes in ZKE(general module) 02 fuse, central locking; 03 fuse power window; 011(ob)FT aggregate or open circuit; 013(o...
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L battery light VIN: 1G4BT5374N
This started a while back, alternator failed in South Dakota, customer had it replaced (NAPA part) and made it home. 2 weeks later batt light comes on again, again bad alt, replaced under NAPA warranty. That was 1 month ago, now same deal. batt light comes on ...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Engine VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Hey everyone, I hope you guys can help me out on my own set of wheels. My wheels threw a rod and engine now dead. got a used motor from the local salvage yard at a good price. The motor is out of a 2002 model year Buick. The used motor is complete with everyth...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Compressor? VIN: 3G5DA63E42
Customer complaint was a noise when turning the wheel, and the a/c was warm. When I drove it I heard no noises, but the A/C is not cold at all. The compressor engages and stays in, but the low side does not get cold. My other concern is that the compressor see...
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Compressor
thank you in advance for reading this post. The vehicle in question does not have AC compressor engagement. The system is manual AC. Battery,ignition power and the ground circuit for the control head are present but there is no signal out of the head to the PC...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22S1P
this car develops a miss at all speeds when warm. this miss comes and goes. i have only seen this vehicle have a hard miss single cyl once. other times it will miss once and come back to life. scoped ignition and found nothing. when it had a hard miss i notice...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R2W
The Mil lite has come on 2 times now for this code wehave been over the system both times the data looks good the valve opens and closes checked voltages and grounds resistance on valve ok checked for restrictions from cannister to fuel tank ok we even dropped... Trouble codes: P0446
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L cyl 4 misfire VIN: 1G1ND52M3W
Help please!! Engine misfires on #4 at all times. plug wires new (12k ohms). Injector flow was good. It was noted that after idling at full temp for over an hour there were small puffs of steam at the tail pipe. Removed #4 plug with piston near TDC, pressurize...
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1999 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban LS 6.5L Air Conditioning VIN: 3GNGC26F4X
I am having trouble making the rear ac blow cold on this 99 Suburban. The complaint was that as the day gets warmer the ac would warm up also. I am in Houston so "warm" here is 90 to 100 deg with very high humidity over 75% almost all the time in the summer. I...
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L abs system VIN: 1GNEK13RXY
this vehicle came in a week ago from another shop after having front brakes with rotors and cleaned and adjusted rear drum brakes. the customer said his abs light was on pulled codes it had a rf sensor code test drove vehicle with scan tool connected lf,rear s...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, idle drop out VIN: 1GNEC16T91
Hey GM experts, I've never seen one like this before. This 5.3L will drop idle speed to almost a stall (but never actually stalls) every single time the A/C compressor clutch is about to engage or about to disengage. The drop out only lasts approx 1-2 seconds...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L steering effort VIN: 1GCHK23274
hi guys,we have this truck with oversize tires that in paking lot manuvers sometimes steers hard . the steering binds and sounds likeyou would be in the extreme lft or right position. it will free up if you leave off the brake and ever so slightly roll the tru...
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1996 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L Starting
`96 Intrepid no start. Has no spark, fuel pressure good, replaced TPS due to scan code (still no start), replaced coil pack, still N/S. Saw rocker arms move properly so believe timing ok. Any help appreciated, Thankx Dave
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L ign lock cyl VIN: 1C3EJ56H7V
driver states tach went crazy, then car died. now key & tumbler won't turn. can't get trans out of park
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1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46T8V
This car has melted the egr solenoid twice. The hose from the base of the egr valve to the backpressure transducer is causing the meltdowns. I replaced just the solenoid and it melted, so I replaced the egr valve and solenoid, and that one also melted. I actua...
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L rack VIN: 1B4GP25R62
A vibration is noticed in the whole vehicle when doing parking lot maneuvers at an idle. Tried Chhrysler tsb 19-004-03 ,no help. Vibration started after a leaky rack was replaced. Replaced rack again, same thing. Tried a different power steering pump, a larger...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L limp mode VIN: 1B3ED56F1R
hi everyone the customers complaint is intermittently when slowing for stoplight the vehicle will downshift very violently. once this has occurred the vehicle is in limp mode and only has second gear. i pulled the codes and found: (pcm)code 66 no eatx ccd mess...
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1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B4GH458SR
Customer states engine was running fine at normal temperature pulling into a parking lot. It stalled/died, no restart. Has no fuel pressure, fuel pump does not run, no spark, no communication to PCM. When the key is turned to run the check engine light, door a... Trouble codes: 0000
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1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L mil / abs/ air bag all on & turn signals / blower VIN: 2P4GP45R4T
Problem: Caravan has a short in the 10A fuse for Ign Switch, fuse blows. Intermittent Problem. We have isolated it down to it will blow when the vehicle is shifted from the Drive or Reverse gear back into Park. The spot right in between Park and reverse it usu...
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7MC33D4V
truck came in with a stalling proplem every time you shift into gear. no check engine light,but scanned computer w/ Modis and came back with a PO123, T.P.S. high . Tried to check freeze frame ,but it said that there was no code present , no pending codes eithe... Trouble codes: P0123
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1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L bcm VIN: 2B3HD56J6X
Good Afternoon have a question to ask dodge techs or anybody that might have the answer.Seems I have a Dodge Intrepid hear that the compressor will not turn on.After running threw some diagnostics I have determind that the BCM is not turning the compressor on....
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hard Start VIN: 1B7KF2369X
I'm posting this for a friend, we have a 1999 dodge diesel that came in on a hook a couple days ago. cranked but no start. no fuel pressure at fuel/water seperator. found that the transfer pump was not working, bad pump. also scanned system for codes and found... Trouble codes: P0216 (fuel injection pump timing failure)
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Steering VIN: 2B8GP44G61
Got a weird one here. This van makes a shudder/vibration and a little noise when you turn the wheel quickly at idle. As soon as you rev up the motor to about 1,100 rpm the problem goes away! I think if I would put a smaller size pulley on the power steerin...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z31
Vehicle came in with SES light on. Scanned codes and read P0308 cylinder #8 misfire. We swapped #8 plug, plug wire, injector, dist. cap, and rotor. We also performed smoke tests looking for external or internal vacuum leak, none were found. We set cam sync. it... Trouble codes: P0308 (Cylinder misfire)
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L tcm VIN: 1C8GYB1RX2
Dear Group, Car came to our shop with a complaint for lack of performance and transmission lever indicator at instrument cluster was not showing correct lever position. Scanned with DRBIII and TCM was not comunicating with DRB II and PCM TRansmission was in l...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L lifters VIN: 1FTEE1427V
to all you great techs and soon to be great techs, I bought this high milage van for my daughter.it has a ticking noise coming from the right bank. oil pressure is 3/4 on guage and plenty of oil at rockers with valve cover off and running. watching the lifters...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDV32EXV
this car came in with an intermittent stall and crank not start.after doing diagnisis fuond that it was missing injector pulse power but not ground from the computer,also lost comunication with the scaner.i check all grounds and they test ok.the car start afte... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor ckt fault)
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1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L front brakes VIN: 2FALP74W7V
now you have to stand on the pedal if you had a panic stop it would be a questonable stop in time, couldnt slide brakes in gravel, i took off calipers and rotars, ran a scotch brite wheel on a angle grinder to clean and smooth a little more washed again--put o...
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFF2861V
Have this Ford 4.6 windser has code P0401 insuficiant egr flow checked all systems run all test pass took egr valve off no blockage checked out dpf sensor good, no blockage in exhaust tube when had egr valve off started engine no differance with the hole plugg... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insufficiant)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L timing chains VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
this is the engine that has a timing chain , a balancer chain , and a chain on the back of the engine for one cam and one on the front for the other one yes 4 chains and tensoniors my question we have the oil pan off can we repalce all chains and tensoniors in...
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46F8X
Hello to all, especially you powerstroke gurus. First off, let me start by saying that we service very few diesels here in our shop. However we do try to accommodate our regular customers with service. This truck has no power hot or cold. It will also stop r... Trouble codes: P0281 (Glow plug ckt fault), P0340 (ICP not at expected), P0380 (Turbo boost press low), P1211 (Cam pos snsr ckt fault), P1212 (ICP press above/below desired), P1247 (Cyl 7 balance fault - after power balance test)
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L koer po476 VIN: 1FDNF20F41
Vehicle stalled and was hard to restart.Checked codes and had a cam sensor code.After replacement truck ran fine.200 miles later oil filter leaking and ran 7 qts. low on oil.Truck would run out of fuel.Replaced fuel filter and added oil solved stalling problem... Trouble codes: P0476
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L wheel studs VIN: 1FTRX08L61
Has there been an up-date on either lug nut torque or is the customer overloading the truck?
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L third gear gring VIN: 1FTZR15E61
Truck came in with a complaint of grinding when going into third gear. Disasembled trans to find #3 sychronixer ring had 7 teath on it filed down ... replaced sychro and collar and all bearings in front(input shaft, neadle and roller bearing). Reinstalled and ...
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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FMSU43F92
This vehicle is a total dog on take off for the first few feet. Then when the turbo kicks in it will take off and runs just like normal. The computer shows no codes and the the air filter is fine, we also replaced the fuel filter and this helped nothing either...
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1992 Geo Prizm 1.6L starter VIN: 1Y1SK546NZ
The starter does not crank at times. Sometimes you hear a faint click, sometimes not. The problem is very irratic to occure, I never got the no crank to occur for me. I replaced the ignition power termnal on the starter because it was weak. Customer drove 1 we...
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L tcc VIN: 2GTEC19R0V
Looking for some help on my Own truck. It is lifted with 35" tires and I just had a very reputible tranny shop rebuild and beef up my tranny and change the housing so that I could run a NP241 transfer case. I have been running the 35s and JET speedo recalibrat...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Differential VIN: 2GTEK19R6W
has anybody put in a light duty 3/4 ton housing in one of these k1500's ?, what will I need to do it, appreciate any help, thanks!
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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L high idle VIN: JHMBA4147J
The problem is simply if the car is moving even 1 mph if you give it any throttle the idle stays at about 3000 rpm till you come to a complete stop then it drops down to normal. has anyone seen this ? the only other help request i found like this was closed wi...
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1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB6146X
hi guys. need help on this one. customer had crossed positive and negitive wires at coil. switched wires and fixed no start,changed trasmission and delivered car. car when to body shop for other repairs then no start again. got car replaced coil and module. se...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L air inlet door inop VIN: 5GRGN23U63
please help. i have scan tested this hummer and code b0229 come up. please be advised that my tech two will only access the body computer if i enter it in as a 2004 year model, so i may be chasing the wrong thing all together. but the code stored is for the ai...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Hydraulic hoses VIN: SAJGX2043X
Hello Jag techs ! This is an easy one for you! We are replacing the hydraulic hoses for the convertible top operation. It is a pretty big job, the plastic hoses run from the front piller post back through the interior to the pump in the rear. This will be a fi...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ38L2L
hello,i checked fix database and got a lot of ideas,no fix that i have found,the co is at 8%,replaced o2 with an aftermarket part? monitored o2 with scope and voltmeter on the heater circuit,the original o2 has an open circuit on the heater,the database said t...
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1994 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L Water Pump VIN: 1J4FY19P15
All of the water pumps were new airtex not reman. Is there another brand thats better. Any ideas of what might be causing this. Oh the jeep usually comes in covered with mud and a few new dents each time so its getting used. Thanks in advance.
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S3S
Hey guys, This car came in yesterday. The original complaint was cuts out when holding steady speed over bumps. When I first drove it, I didn't notice anything out of the ordinary. When I got back, I found that when you put the car in reverse with your foot on... Trouble codes: 21 (Oxygen sensor voltage at center), 11 (No reference signal during cranking cam), 54 (No cam signal)
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1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L No Start
Hey there ya'all. After replacing the fuel pump (no pressure on no-start condition), tested vehicle, ran perfect. Customer drove around all day and no problems. Suddenly, car was giving no-start condition again. Would start after messing with key for awhile. C...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L a/c VIN: 5LMPU28L5X
Hi all, have this navigator that intermittantly blows hot air, if i cut the A/C off and restart it blows cold again..
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1983 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FB3317D
customer just bought vehicle, vehicle sat for many years without being used or run by previous owner. engine wont idle,has lean misfire off idle until approx 3000rpm,where it runs stong and drives good to redline found carb idle and transfer circuits not worki...
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1991 Mazda RX-7 1.3L light on air bag
Hi All Thank You in advance for taking a moment to look at this post. What I have is a 91 rx7 with the air bag light on. Replaced battery(bad) and then light came on. I cannot find any info on how to pull codes or what the codes mean. I dis connected battery ...
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 1MELM6535W
The car came into the shop for a overheating problem.A other tech installed a new radiator and thermostat. It also had a other problem that the idle would jump up to about 4000 rpms, and the a/c would not work. I then got the car. Becouse of the idle problem. ...
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L abs system VIN: JN1HJ0158L
hi techs, We have this nissan sitting in the shop for 2 days, customer complains pedal pursation at low speed to stop. we test drove it and found the pursation is from the ABS activation. It happened almost every time when the car got a low speed (20 or less k...
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1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass 400CID Hesitation VIN: 338675M230
This is for some of you "old timers" out there. (no offense intended). This one came in with the complaint that it wouldn't start cold without adding fuel to the carb. I let it sit over night and sure enought it wouldn't start. The choke was stuck wide open an...
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.1L warning lights VIN: 13NL52M5TM
Sure could use some help,on this one.Cluster warning lights stay on and no tach, car runs fine.I keep getting history code in IPC code B1021 loss of PCM serial data. Got this one dropped in my lap from another shop, they tried both a used PCM and cluster. I se...
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1993 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1P4GH54RXL
hello all, i have a 93 voyager 3.3l with a no start condition. when vehicle was towed in it had no spark or injector pulse. no codes in computer. no rpm signal on tach or scanner during cranking. crank sensor was waveformed and had no repsonse. replaced crank ...
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1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L sliding door latch VIN: 1P4GH243XR
this van came in about a month ago because the sliding door latch was sticking and the door would not latch properly. traced problem to the protective nylon cover that is on the latch mechanism. it was torn up and causing the latch to bind. replaced the latch ...
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1989 Pontiac Tempest 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Hello, i am working on this 1989 pontiac. with a 2.8 PFI and it is running rich all the time, replaced the o2. it was reading lean all the time. now with the new O2 is it always rich. removed the plugs to inspect, and it confirms that it is running rich, plugs... Trouble codes: 44 (exhuast lean), 45 (exhaust rich)
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L reverse gear, 2nd , 4th gear VIN: 1G2NW12T1T
This Grand Am has what I believe is the Isuzu 5 spd. transaxle in it. The shifter doesn't want to pull to the rear enough to engage reverse or any other gear at the rear of the shift gate. If I unhook the cables at the transaxle, I can get reverse or 2nd or 4t...
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1995 Acura Legend LS 3.2L power steering VIN: JH4KA7679S
I think Dave from Florida was probably the closest to this problem. After re inspecting the rack boots I found they were both split around the circumferece inside the clamp on the small end. Not noticeable unless the rack was turned to one extreme or the other...
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1995 Audi S6 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUKA84A68
Cheers to [...] who thought the fuse was for the ignition coils, and it was. After disconnecting the two ignition modules (one for 2 cylinders, one for the other 3) and power feeds I measured the coils and wiring in the valve cover and found that ...
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1998 Audi A4 1.8L abs VIN: WAUCB28D3W
Customer deciced not to fix the problem, we verified and concluded the problem was at the ABS module. It has the voltage from instrument panel eventhough the cluster was fading. The Dealer want so much money for the new ABS module, and after research we found ...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Lighting VIN: WAUDD68D68
What we found was a problem with the wiring, solved with splicing in a used wiring harness. Time consuming, but done with solder and heat shrink tubing the repair looked like new. Audi uses about 36 very small connectors in this harness, they are servicable or...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L oil p ressure warning VIN: WAUXD68DX1
Well this was a wierd one for sure, Replaced the OP switch- no fix- replaced the wire to the switch, problem became very intermittant. added bypass ground circut, became even more intermittant. finaly replaced the instument cluster (reman from Audi)(hmm, reman...
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1976 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special Brougham 8.2L load levelers VIN: 6B69560310
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I received some great replies on its operation. This one uses a very primative compressor that basically runs at all times off vacuum. The compressor was no longer functioning. The customer had the compressor...
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1993 Cadillac Seville 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1GCKY5294P
The high idle is gone and car runs well but I don't feel we've taken this Caddy as far as we should have. The replies were all good and we checked and performed what was recommended by you guys as follows: -checked battery and cable connections - they were g...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L a/c system VIN: 1G6KD54Y5W
Like many of you recomended, remove the orfice tube it will be restricted. This one was 5 very small pieces of aluminum and soaked with oil. Replaced orfice tube and started blowing out line from condencer and recharged, instantly the orfice flooded with oil a...
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1994 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK18K1R
Thanks to all who set me straight, chevy 350 vin K TBI trucks (along with a whole list of other vehicles - see tech database) do not hold any fuel pressure after the fuel pump stops. After I got past that hurdle, my attention turned to the aging egr and soleno... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust).
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L tcc VIN: 1GNDT13W7T
Sorry guys, at this point we have not fixed the vehicle. Most of your replies were good, but were things we had checked already. We had installed a 'shift Kit'. We tested all the solenoids, checked wiring and module. we checked the brake lights and brake light...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L very long crank VIN: 1G1ND52MW4
ok, i went through each post and checked each item to see if i had already done it and if it still needs to be done and these are the results. No leak at the regulator, prom update has been done already (i didn't mention that in my original post). TPS is withi...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Odometer VIN: 1GNDT13W5X
IPC was the problem. Customer agreed just coincidence that it failed after engine replacment and paid bill. Installed used and odomoeter working fine now (except we lost 30,000 km's!!). Disassembled but only problem found was LED's for PRNDL and odometer had...
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2CNBE1861X
fisrt off thanks to the 2 replies. however the fix for this vehicle was the cam sensor. opon double checking myshelf i found that the cam sensor on this vehicle is for engine speed and that is what the computer logic needs to see to tigger ingtion and injector...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K5Y
Hi group, new mass air flow sensor fix the problem, but yet i don't understand, 1=why i had no codes for bad air flow sensor 2=with unpluged mass air flow sensor wire and engine running why check engine light never came on. and what readings are normal on scan...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JF52F02
Installed a new coil and the problem is gone. There was no miss in the engine under load. Just the stall at idle. I did not scope the crank sensor as some suggested because the coils and injectors continued to fire even during the stall. However I found the co...
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1989 Dodge Dynasty 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3BC4632K
I installed rebuilt injectors from (lindertech.com) and when I started the motor the check engine light did not come on. I thank the three that responded, Charles [...] who all were in the ball park with bad injector suggestions. ... Trouble codes: 26 (inj 1 peak current high resistance condition detected in injector output circuit).
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1990 Dodge W150 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HM13Z7L
This Dodge is not fixed yet. I've just completed triple checking everything thats been done as well as most of the great suggestions from fellow members. I've suggested to the owner that the next step would be to remove the intake manifold and eliminate the po...
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1993 Dodge B250 5.2L No Start, Snap MT2500 VIN: 2B6HB21Y2P
Communication was restored after I replaced the crank sensor. But a small single wire (12v) powering a relay on the firewall was the ultimate culprit. I inadvertently bumped into it while investigating the no comm. problem. The van was running & it stumbled wh... Trouble codes: XXX (no communication with scan tool - ever).
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
17 replies, Most talked about the intake and fuel rail gasket problems these have. All replies on this car were correct in some way. I pulled intake and #2&6 intake runners were washed clean. Also the intake gasket was glossy and hard as a rock (brittle). At t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0306.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L crankshaft VIN: 1D7HA18N03
ordered a new short block from dealer. all information received leads to 16 & 32 teeth crank will not interchange & can not be adapted thanks for the 2 replys david
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1969 Ford MACH 1 MUST 351CID park lights VIN: 9F02M20849
Thank You everyone for your quick and overwhelming responses---especially to John [...] who e-mailed me the wiring diagrams - we were then able to install a jumper that allowed all lights to be operational at the same time --- which is what the customer wanted...
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1994 Ford Probe 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FGRTUGJFD
recieved 4 replies which stated check grounds at transmission case and check power to computer also 1 said bad distributor, but i dont see how distributor could be bad if it is getting good strong spark. decided to sell computer to customer but he elected not ... Trouble codes: 02 (cank sensor 2).
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1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP42D8R
Thank You for all the replies on my Problem it got me headed in the proper direction.I ended up just needing to get back to basics.The engine vacum was the key it was flucuating wildly from 5-15 inches which indicated a valve issue. We took off the intake and ... Trouble codes: 172 (lack of 02 sensor switching lean bank 2).
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L all shifts VIN: 1FTCR14XXT
I was able to get a core with all the parts that I needed and I repaired the original trans. I had my doubts about this, but did it out of curosity.Lesson learned. David
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L steering control VIN: 1FMDU32P9T
thank you all for the replies. most of the replies stated that there was air in the system, and that fords seem to do this while turning the wheels with the engine off. both of these explorers, after driving a while seemed to do fine. one customer said they di...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP52U7W
We discovered a broken exhaust valve spring on number one cylinder. I wish we would have pulled the valve cover and looked before posting our request. Thanks to all that helped! A couple of replies hit it right on the head. I truly appreciate the help. I have ...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FTZX0763W
Well we performed injector balance test(ok),scope patterns all looked good(@6-7 kv firing voltag with a spike to 15 on snap acceleration all cylinders comparable.) Removed all injector and sent them out for flow testing(#2 injector was down on flow about 6% al... Trouble codes: P0303.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L antitheft VIN: 2FMZA5143X
I am sorry about the long delay in reporting the fix, but I did want to be sure about this one. this windstar was really a brain buster, the Pcm was to blame, it had been replaced about 8 months ago to solve another problem, and while working on this thing it ...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cruise control VIN: 2FMZA52484
Im sorry to say that all the information I recieved did not help. I double checked all test procedures according to Mitchell and AllData. All lead me to replace the control module. Replaced with know good and no fix. I put customers module on another customers...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L rear VIN: 1FMZA5544B
Hello Friends.we received 9 replies to our problem.This vehicle is owned by a retired o.p.p. officer,this guy knows 2 speeds fast and really fast,stopping is the same 'stop now',(can you hear the glazing and the heat building up on those new shoes).After educa...
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF47S04
I regretfully must close this help request with a summary. I forwarded your replies (thank you all!) to the supervisor of vehicle maintenance for Lake County (Florida) who has not replied to my numerous e-mails asking for updated information about the van. I h...
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L High Idle VIN: 2GTEK19W8T
Cleaned the throttle body and it helped a lot but not quite right. Changed out the IAC and Yahoo works as you would want it to. All PCM counts were correct and no binding throttle linkage also cruise control was adjusted correctly no vagume leaks. Thank you fo...
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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L valve train VIN: JHMBB6147V
we pulled the head and found that the valve guides were totally worn out and #4 cyl wall and piston were scored bad. we'll be most likely replacing the engine. thanks for all your responses
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Rear End VIN: JHLRD1849Y
Well, looks like my fellow mechanics, here on IATN, came through once again. I cannot say that there was only ONE person that suggested the proper fix, as about 99% of those 30 responses I received were correct! I replaced the fluid, and the noise is gone, so ...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G1Y
thank you guys who responded. cam timing was off. I am confident that will take care of it. Its easy to check while viewing the relationship between the cam and crank sensors. Trouble codes: P0133.
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Brake lights VIN: SAJAX1248W
Hi guys...thanks to those that responded. I finally went with my gut feeling and pulled the security and locking module out of the vehicle and opened up the case and sure enough loaded with corrosion. The only way to see the corrosion was to open the case all ...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KDJA7238X5
Thanks for the replies..Ended up being a jumped timing belt, simple enough..My helper checked it first by pulling back the top cover and turning the engine over by hand to check for stripped teeth, and at TDC he saw the 'S' marks on the cam sprockets straight ...
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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
I have gone through wiring from stem to stern and found nothing unusual. With the check engine light flickering and being unable to pull codes,I have determined it must be the computer. We have 2 different types of scanners-Snap On and Mac Mentor. I am also un...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L timing belt VIN: JM1TA2213S
we replaced the timing belt tensioner and test drove and the vehicle started running bad. so we tore it back down and found that the rear intake cam had broken. we replaced the cam and test drove and the car is running great. thanks to everyone that responded.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA32E6R
I am still working on this benz. Iatn says I have to close this so I will not be able to keep you updated. I am waiting for the customer to approve a wiring harness. I had a couple questions regarding it but they will not allow another update. Thanks to everyo... Trouble codes: 5 (EGR Not Detected).
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