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1998 Acura CL 3.0L transmission VIN: 19UYA2255W
since we replaced the transmission it shifts very irradically (from 1st to 4th, neutral drop, stays in 4th, won't downshift until you shut the car off and restart it) every time you attempt to drive it, it does the same thing. we replaced the ecm with a used o...
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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on, hard start hot VIN: WAUBG84D3V
After tank replacement, the check engine light comes on the next day with listed codes. The ECM coding shows correctly when scanned {ross-tech} {01273} Suggestions? is the TPS code because of the ECM? yes the tranny goes limp mode with the tps malfunction. Tha... Trouble codes: 18020 (Incorrect ECM coding intermittent), 16505 (TPS implausible signal intermittent), 18264 (in trannyTPS from ECM)
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Driver Dash Vents VIN: WAUBA24B7X
The AC system works well but the dash controls will not direct cold air to the driver's side either the far left vent or the one to the right of the wheel. When we connect the 5051 we can get the vent doors to open normally but not from regular controls. We ha...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L cylinder head or block VIN: WAUED64B71
Car was sold 4k miles ago. Back with coolant leak complaint. Very difficult to track source. There appears to be a small vent/hole on the left bank, at the back of the engine which shows some limited seepage. Because it is hard to see we have viewed it through...
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1992 BMW 750iL 5.0L Power steering VIN: WBAGC8317N
Car came in with bursted p/s steering hoses. After replacing pressure and return hose a pulsing is noticeable in hoses and you can even feel it in the steering wheel when idling. Car was/is using the CHF11 hydraulic fluid. Anyone had this problem before or any...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L drive shaft VIN: WBADD6322V
I need help from the BMW guys! This 528 belongs to a friend. It came to me miss/vibration. The car had a noticeable miss so the plugs and coil boots were changed due to carbon tracking. On the road a very noticeable vibration can be felt between 15 and 25 mph....
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1990 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire
this car has me stumped. origianlly came in for a dieing problem. found coil pack and module melted together. replaced coil and module and all was good for 3 weeks. car came back for a missfire at 2800 rpm and up worse under load. found cam sensor code and mag...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L ABS, Steering VIN: 1G6ET1292W
This caddy will set codes C1282 and C1287 Yaw rate sensorbias circuit and steeringsensor excesive rate analog mismatched.Will also turn on service message about stability control. How ever it doesn't do it very consistantly.our experence when it happens slowin...
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1989 Chevrolet Blazer Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Leans out at idle VIN: 1GNEV18K5K
The only way to keep the engine idling is to diconnect the timing advance connector or select backup fuel/spark with the mastertech scanner. The engine is leaning out at about 1500 rpm just before it stalls. The timing maks advance normally when the timing is ...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T4L
Hi i am posting this for another mechanic who owns the shop around the block. We usually help each other out whenever needed. He got this vehicle towed in with a no start. When checked out there was no fuel injector pulse. First he tried a new crank sensor- no...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WL54T8N
Hello everyone, The initial problem I encountered with this car is it would die coming to a slow stop. It would sometimes not start unless you slightly depressed the gas pedal. I replaced IAC and now it does not die, but sometimes it won't start, especially af...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK29K3R
this trucks backfires on accelaration. it has no codes.drive it for 10 to 15 minutes and system never goes into close loop.when checking serial data w/ scanner,truck runs a whole lot better.it has new wires,plugs,dist. cap,rotor replaced by customer. fuel pres...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1BN52P7R
hello, fellow members i have this caprice (impala ss),it has several problem. 1. fans inoperative/ 2. no communication or check engine lite on/ 3. test drove around the block it has no power. here is the situation, this car belongs to a single mother. i am ...
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1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GDFG15M4T
vehicle came in with an intermittent stalling problem, that wouldnt start up until you gave it a while. customer brought it in and we never had a problem with it for the first 3 days then we had it running again and we must have sneezed on it because it died. ...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC5245V
came in running for smog ck .failed for ses on above codes ...lowered pcm and did tap/wiggle test unplugged pcm inspect for corrosion none 3 ground under bat major rust. one disconnected clean and connect ... car never started and RAN again ...anti theft light... Trouble codes: P1601, P0118, P0122
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WX12X1V
This vehicle is back with a oil leak that is hard to locate.We have removed the intake and re-sealed the top plate and have installed new o-ring on oil pump drive.Came back leaking again.Today we dis-asm. upper intake and it is soaked with oil in valley area a...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start
Have replaced 2 pumps and now three relays. Connector at pump is not burnt or corroded. Does not blow any fuses. Amp draw between 6.5 and 8.6. Cannot find any shorted wires and ground is good at pump. Just keeps burning out relays. Thanks for any help.
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L AC System VIN: 1GAHG39R0W
Replaced the compressor manifold hose. 24 hours later not cooling well-lost about 2 cans of 134. We have dye & have sniffed the system with our Yokogawa detector & can not find any leaks. It does have a rear cooling system- factory system, it looks like. Are t...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G1JF52T6X
This 4T40E trans has harsh 1-2 shift when hot. The shift sometimes feels like a double bump or shudder. All othe shifts feel fine. When activating the pressure control solenoid with the scan tool the pressure is slightly low on the minimum pressure portion of ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L ebcm VIN: 1GCEC14VXX
1999 Chev C1500 Codes = CO265,CO245,CO251,CO246,CO242,CO252 ABS light intermitent,clean and checked for rust at wheel sensors (none found)checked power and ground at ebcm (ok).ABS light comes on intermitently at low speeds under 20 mph and scan tool shows no ...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
OK Techs, Here we go. This was brought to us for lack of power. Test drove to verify. NO Power. This thing starts and idles GREAT! You take it out on the road, it acts like the exhaust is partially plugged. No Codes. Every reading on the scan tool is perfect t...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNEC16T31
idles ok with a/c off when a/c is turned on idle drops and surges. computor sometimes shows a/c request most of the time not. can control idle air control with scanner.
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L oil leak front cover VIN: 2C3HD46J6X
Hello, I have an oil leak by the front drivers side of the block where the front cover bolts on. I had just replaced the front cover gasket & oil pan gasket & pounded a second plug (frost plug) in the oil gallery hole in the engine block because I thought that...
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1995 Dodge Stratus 2.0L ecm VIN: 1B3EJ46C8S
Hello everyone, please go easy on me as this is my first post to IATN network. After helping people out nearly 50 times, I myself need the favor in return. To make a long story short, I have a 95 Stratus with a 2.0 (5 speed) that is giving me some problems. I ...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1B3ES47C35
on this car #2&3 cyl's missfire under a load.pull injector wire does nothing,only under load.at idle runs fine.have checked plugs,changed wires and coil.fuel pressure ok.injector flow test ok.the spark does not seems to be weak on 2&3 compared to 1&4.coil ramp...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3HD46T3S
This vehicle seems to run ok when cold, but once it warms up,it starts backfiring through the intake and exhaust. checked the normal things to eliminate the easy stuff. Fuel pressure is ok. When i checked for spark using a timing light i noticed that the major...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 1B3HD56E4T
car runs great at all times after engine is above 190 deg will not restart after stoping for about 5 minutes will not always do this has never cut off driving it has no spark are fuel injector pulse scanner showes cam and crank signal have tested coil resistan... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L airflow VIN: 3B7HF13Y2V
I have vacuum tested the supply line to the dash,the vac reservoir, and vac check valve , all ok. The problem is that the ac output is sufficient until driving at highway speeds but then goes to the defrost;just like a vacuum leak. I have searched the archiv...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXX
When car came in it had the above DTC's. After clearing and driving again, the DTC's were P0305 and P0306. Again, the car was not counting misfires and did not run rough car was being driven approx. 65 MPH when this occured. The Long term adaptives are +/- 5%.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misifre)
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L all shifts VIN: 1B8HS48Z62
code #p1740,tcc solenoid problem. erratic shifting hot.shifts 1-2 late(about 4000 rpm)than trans.overheat lite comes on(about 300 degrees).scan-data-desired gov.psi & actual psi do not match when trans. acts-up.actual gov.psi on scanner is low about 30 psi max...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28C94
Vehicle came in with no run. Would crank but not run. We scanned and found several codes. Also found no 5Vref to CMP. We determined that the PCM was not sending a 5V ref to CMP. Took vehicle to dealership. They replaced PCM. Vehicle then ran but would stall an... Trouble codes: P0341
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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H9K
hi,ihave this bronco that one of the tech here worked on.installed vavle cover gaskets.after that it will burn out the fuse link for ecc relay blue link to yellow wire.installed new link ran for 2 day and blow agin.he rechecked to see wires pinched and found n...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X8P
Truck came from another shop customer has been fighting this problem for awhile..has a misfire on cyl 2 & 6 really obvious when cold before closed loop after closed loop it just runs bad and has a wandering dead cyl.. pulled plugs 2 & 6 found black ??? the oth...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L downshift in to 2nd gear VIN: 1FALP52UX5
We are having problems with the transmissin in a 95 Taurus.Put a used tran.in it.A 1998 AX4S,replacing an AX4N.According to the Wrecking Yarrd they use the same tran.93 thru 98.It will now shift normally thru all the gears untill it reaches 45 MPH,downshifting...
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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FASP15J8T
This vehicle came in on the tow truck. customer stated it just up and died and will not restart. the fuel tank is almost empty i thought it might have been just out of fuel. not so lucky. i have connected my fuel pressure gauge and it hold at 40psi even if u c... Trouble codes: 1443 (evap purge valve fault), 1460 (WOT A/C crkt fault)
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L open loop VIN: 1FAFP45X0W
all monitors incomplete, does not go into closed loop, new customer came in for inspection, and failed because all monitors are incomplete, except for the always complete missfire, etc, connected scan tool can read data, so i have communication, but it never g...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34E0X
this thing is wierd. it kinda feels like torq converter chatter. it will do it at certain low speeds. it will do it when you start in 1, 2, 3, or in od. after your cruising it don't do it. customer was in bumper to bumper Memorial day traffic and he called it ...
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6630Y
it cuts off at idel and start right up spark is there fuel pressor is good seems like there is vacum leak just before it cuts off from intake plenum
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L axel seals VIN: 1FMZU62E02
Hello! Vehicle came in with right rear differential seal leaking.Customer had many seals replaced from the dealer when it was under warranty! Replaced both rear output seals fron the dealer and all was fine. Customer picked up vehicle. Customer came back 3 day...
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTCT14W1X
OK I need some help on this truck,the motor was replaced in this truck because of the man ran it hot until it cut off on him ( has been carry around water to put in because of the water pump leaking and I guess he forgot to add some before this trip)it came fr... Trouble codes: P0410
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L mil codes VIN: 1GTHK29113
no complaints from client, only mil on
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1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L not charging/battery light stays on VIN: 4S6CM58V7T
Hi everyone , not real familiar with this charging system ,but it appears that the pcm should sent a voltage signal out of terminal c12(white pcm connector) to the c terminal of the voltage regulator to enable charging . There is no voltage present koeo or wi...
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1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Driver's window VIN: 2HGEJ6575T
Hi guys. Sorry to bug you but I'm stumped on this one. Driver's window no up or down, please see testing so far. Glass was out of the channel. I removed glass, lubed run channel and re-installed glass. Tried two known-good master switches and still no workie....
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Engine VIN: 1HGCG2257W
Hi guys. This V6 had its recall for the ignition switch, a recall that was more concerned with fire in the steering column than quitting, as some earlier recalls were. Despite having the recall, I went ahead and replaced the switch because it was the only thi...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Odometer VIN: JACDJ58X5W
Hello all, I have a strange one here. The complaint is that the digital odometer does not work. Initially the mileage on the vehicle read 104619. I reset both Trip A and B counters and road tested vehicle. The mileage increased normally, as did the Trip A coun...
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1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L door locks VIN: SAJAV1347G
Anyone familiar with the Kiekert system used on these later series 3 door lock systems? I recently replaced the 4-wire controller in the driver's door (emitting a constant clicking) and the 2-wire solenoids in the other 3 doors and trunk (all reading open circ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L front axle VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
front diff has poping noise at 58 to 65 mph doesnt make noise with front propeller shaft out will not make noise on hoist
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L ac pressures VIN: JT8UF11E9L
Hello to all This car is from a local shop. It is his wife's car. He had a leak in the system,and replaced filter dryer,expansion valve and evaporator. The car will only cool at idle. The pressures are 180 high side and only 25 on the low. What I can't find o...
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1995 Lexus SC300 3.0L Dash lights,Radio, and Gauges VIN: JT8JZ31C5S
This vehicle first came to me about 3 months ago with dash lights going dim when stepping on the brake coming to a stop. I could duplicate complaint at that time. Came back a month ago, this time the dash lights went out and radio quit working for about 2 seco...
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2001 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Stall VIN: 4F2YU919IK
this vehicle will not run at idle for the first few seconds it is running. it has no vacuum leaks, the egr valve is operating properly, and the fuel filter has been replaced.(It was very restricted). after a few seconds at 1000 rpm it does fine. it had no trou...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L reverse clutch
Hello fellow members. I need some technical help from mercedes guys. this trans is my dads and i am rebuilding it for him. i have done one other one before, but i can't remember nor can i found info. on if there is a wave washer used in the reverse clutch. (br...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L prechambers,glowplugs VIN: CB25D26A25
Engine was running fine until one day it made noise. we pulled the head to find four prechambers melted and broken as well as four glow plugs broken. We also have slight valve damage. The prechambers had proper protusion from the head at .030". The prechambers...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBEA26D8L
this is my personal vehicle and i am a toyota tech. i am unfamiliar w/ mercedes-benz gas vehicles. when starting cold vehicle either will not start or take a few tries to keep running fuel pressure is ok. vehicle runs fine after warming up but still has poor i...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L noise VIN: WDBHA28E1T
Hi MB-Techs & Fellows, Cust. brought car first time in to check whistle noise behind left dashboard.when you just start the car & A/c is on you will hear it whistles as someone sits behind dash board & try to be funny by whistle for a few second and stop & aga...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA21D2S
#1 Intermittent problem. Foot off of throttle engine will almost start and run. Slightly apply throttle engine starts right and runs excellent. #2 B1S1 and B2S1 O2 sensors will toggle rich to lean normally at anything above idle speed, but after coming to an i... Trouble codes: P0325
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L code po740 VIN: 1GHDT13W9V
Vehile sets a code PO740. Checked fuses and found #24 fuse blown. Replaced fuse and also replaced TCC solenoid and harness. We checked the tcc valve for binding = none. Also checked resistance of TCC pulse width solenoid with a new one and both are identical. ...
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2000 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES46C4Y
Hello and thanks in advance for replies to this. I recently did a timing belt on this neon simply because of a mileage recommendation to customer, (i.e. there was no prior complaint that led to suspecting valve timing was off). Idle was a little rough but not ... Trouble codes: P1390 (Timing Belt Skipped 1 Tooth or More)
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1990 Pontiac Grand Prix Mclaren 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G5WP14VXL
hi!, boy is this car a pain in the @#@#@ss! The problem I seem to be having is related to the fuel injection on this car. Doing noid test, results in a dim blinking noid. I can drip feed car fuel and it will rev up okay, but on it's own it will not rev or run ...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L window motor VIN: 1G2WJ52M3T
Customer brought vehicle in with inoperative window. Motor tested bad. Replaced driver window motor. Window would go up but not down. Sent motor out as defect and replace with new motor, same result. What I don't understand is when the motor is not hook up the...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1G2NE52T1W
Car came in with ABS, coolant, air bag, theft and oil light all on, tachometer not working, temp guage not working. Panel lights, speedometer and fuel gauge working. Not sure if related, but ETS light does not come on when depressed and defroster light not wor...
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1997 Acura CL 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 19UYA2259V
Thanks to all that replied. It was the Ignition switch and was covered under the recall. Thanks again for the help!
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L cooling fans VIN: WAULC68E62
Sorry for the delayed closing. The customer needed the car and was supposed to bring it back. After 2 weeks he came by and said he traded the car in for a new Subaru. Obviously I don't know what the fix would be but 2 responses said to replace the ECU. Thanks ...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Engine VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Got the salavge motor in and got it to fire up and run. Ended up having to transfer the oil filter adapter, the exhaust manifolds,also had to transfer over the throttle body unit(vacuum line setup on throttle bodies are different). Also transfered over the old...
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1984 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Poor Idle Quality, Sluggish, won't rev VIN: 1G6AL5783E
I got this one fixed today. It turned out to be a bad injector driver in the ECM, one injector was firing properly and the other only a fraction of what it should have been. I found this with a timing light watching the injectors, a noid light and resistance t...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Surge VIN: 1G6KF52Y4R
car had oil soaked transmission harness thanks for trying to help me out car now runs very good now Trouble codes: P0047, P0080, P0107, P0137.
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L 4th gear
Sorry it took so long to fix this car. I just wanted to make sure all was correct before putting back in. Performed complete overhaul with convertor. Also all Sonnax updates and new electrical components. All is well. Thanks for the replies.
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22PXP
Its not fixed yet. I got a little off track because the snap-on scanner said the injector on time was 5ms at hot idle. When I checked the actual on time with the labscope it was half that much. Rechecked with another shops modis it said the same. I do believe ...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Fuel pump VIN: 1GNDU6ORT1
hello i would like to thank everyone that took the time to help me out with this one. the problem if fiannly fixed. When the other tech repalced the p/s oil cooler lines that run at the front of the sub frame , i guess he had to move the wiring loom and there ...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L A/c fan speeds VIN: 2G1WL52M2W
Thanks to all who replied, I as well assumed a ground of some sort was causing this very strange operation of the speedo - Lo and behold, the culprit was the vehicle's blower motor itself. Installed the 'upgraded' version [same bolt pattern, different look] an...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Steering VIN: 1GCHG39U14
After rotors where resurfaced shimmie was still in steering wheel while braking.Checked run out on front rotors.Right rotor had .030 run out.Replaced front rotors shimmie is gone.
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Fuse 2 in power distribution box VIN: 1B7MF36D3V
It seems this fuse 2 shorting problem has become even more intermittent. Since the customers last visit around two weeks ago, he has had no more problem. I suspect our inspection may have disturbed the shorted wire and it could take some time to reoccur. I wil...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HS28N0Y
Thanks for all the help & 7 replies. I checked all sensor readings and could not seeing reading wrong when it happened. I sent it to the dealer per Rabih [...] and the TBS he sent me. They flashed the computer and I got it back yesterday 7/6/05 and it seams...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N2Y
We installed a new 'mopar' throttle position sensor on June 30. It has been driven long enough now, without any problems, to conclude that this fixed our problem. A special thanks to Tom [...] from New York, who not only thought that the tps was the problem,... Trouble codes: P0201, P0202, P0203, P0204, P0205, P0206.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L steering VIN: 2B8GP44G61
Well, I have to close this case without solving it. The customer has disappeared and not returned. Thanks to all who replied, this seems to be a fairly common problem. The suggestions I recieved are very similar to other responses I found in the archives. I wi...
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1998 Ford Mustang 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thank you for all of your responses, finally turned out to be a combination of a bad IAC and a bad O2 sensor. Upon a closer look at the data on Genisys, the B2S2 was staying constantly lean. Swapped O2s from right to left and the problem moved. Replaced it and... Trouble codes: 1152 (Lack Of HO2S21 Switches - Sensor Indicates Lean).
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Valve Train VIN: 3FAKP1135X
Hi everyone, I did a motor vac to see if carbon was the problem. Still makes same noise. I did find out from customer that the engine overheated. I think that the valve seats droped. Customer got rid of car on a trade in. Thanks for all the useful tips.
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2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, o/d light flashing VIN: 1FAFP42X5Y
we decided to replace pcm and reflash.it has been a week and no problems Trouble codes: P0721 (speed sensor).
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, Shutter VIN: 1FTNE24L92
Thank`s to all who tried to help, But nothing with made a change in the way it acted. Because it`s our own fleet vehicle, and it`s not that bad, We will temporarily live with it untill I can get back to working on it(others more critical).
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1990 GMC Top Kick 366CID Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GDL7H1P6L
Sometimes we get headded in the wrong direction. Had to slow down and and look at individual symptoms. Started with the rough idle. Lets check E.G.R.. No difference with vacuum applied. Remove and it's stuck wide open. Repaced EGR and reset timing. BINGO!!! It...
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1993 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDM19W8P
sorry it took so long but I did figure it out with your help it was the two main fuel delivery lines under the upper plenum, thanks again.
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S2CK58W0X
thanks to all who replied. it was a belt problem. the tech mismarked the new belt by half a notch. ordered a new belt, remarked the timing lines, put it on , and away we go. special thanks to larry [...], who told me about the spring action. you guys are grea...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start
Thank You all !!! 7 out of 12 said crank sensor and were correct. I unplugged the crank sensor and the gauges, ck engine light and scanner were back. Replaced sensor and it fired right up. Thank you for the help!! Mike
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1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT28S9V
First of all thanks to all who sent in a suggestion or 2. Checked for opens,shorts to signal and signal return again all was good. Also checked solder connections no problem found .I did have a burnt computer but had already replaced it. Mark from ohio and tho... Trouble codes: 24 (tp sensor voltage high).
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBDA28D7M
Well I want to thank everyone who took the time to email me on the benz problem. The answer to the problem was several things the cat was plugged tne o2 was junk because he drove the car untill the black smoke was to bad the folks in the subdivision couldnt ha...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500E 5.0L MIL Lamp on, poor accelleration VIN: WDBEA36E8N
Received three replies but they were not helpful in getting the car fixed. Will post a folow-up when I get a chance to get back on the car. Trouble codes: 6 (DM - ISC inoperative), 10 (EA - Engine speed signal from Base Module), 14 (EA - Closed throttle posistion switch).
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4A3AA46G6X
I recieved a lot of replies with different things to check.One reply mentioned a fuel pump module but this galant did not have it.I told customer to go for mass aif flow sensor but he did not want to spend the money and felt he wanted to trade car in for new v...
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1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3HY53LXP
Good job group with all the helpful tips. Turns out the problem with this car was a bad injector #2. I replaced the wires and found the bad injector afterwares. But I still had a misfire...reason...two defective wires and or plugs (one plug was leaking at the ...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C1V
Much thanks to all those who took time out to reply;Roger,Bob, Doug &Wadkart.The fix was a blown intake gasket on underside of manifold on runners 5 & 7.It's great to have fellow techs out there that when tunnel vision creeps in they can shine their light in t... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple misfire), 305 (307 -), 307.
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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L electic windows VIN: 1G3WS52K2W
sorry about the long delay. had to order the part and then had to contact the customer. its was 2 things. the master switch was part of the problem. the other part of the problem for the other window was a short. there is a short under the rear seat it also af...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP443XV
sorry it took so long. van didnt come back, not sure what is wrong yet. thanks for the help. i had a cust. come in that sad his explorer was killing at stop lights and he switched fuel and it stayed runing maybe try that. thanks duane Trouble codes: 21 (high o2 volt), 27 (injector 4).
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE15M0S
thanks for all the help,he declined the work to pull the pan to check the crank.what little we could see looking through a mirror through the crank position hole appeared to be a part of the crank missing. thanks to Alfred [...],I ... Trouble codes: 82 (no 3x signal error).
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2BG12K2T
could not find source of 'black death' flushed it really good and let go. Customer supposed to come back soon and re-inspect. if problem found will update this post. thanks to all.
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L valve lifters VIN: NZE121-314
thanks to all seven replies to this mail ,thanks to paul.this job is not completed as yet but when i am completed i will let you know . thanks again
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2003 Toyota HiLux Surf 2982CC Compressor VIN: KDKZN185WG
Received 3 replies to this but did not add anything I had already learnt. The truck is probably known by another name in the US. I will try to find this out and repost the message. If still no answers will rewire the truck using aftermarket 'stat and switch.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWDD21C7Y
Thanks to all that helped with the beetle from hell! The car is almost fixed. It took a new control unit. After I hooked it up I could get the check engine light to light and engine will start but will shut down so I sure after coding unit to car it will be fi...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C5Y
customer decided to live with the check engine light on, so no chance at seeing what would work, I thank everybody for there help. Trouble codes: P1424 (17832 secondary air injection system bank 1), P1556 (17964 turbo pressure control below min. level), 17606 (o2 sensor circuit bank 1 sens 2 electrical problem), 1198 (cp1198 error occurs intermittenly).
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Engine VIN: WVWPD63B23
Thanks Everyone for replying. I discovered that the exhaust cam gaulded & stripped the keyway between belt gear & cam. Thus the valve timing was off ever so slightlty but enough to keep the car from starting. From the info I received, I encouraged my customer ...
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