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1987 Audi 5000 S 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WAUFCO442H
Hello fellow techs, I have an Audi 5000 here that won't pass NOx. We are a small business with no 5 gas. I am just an employee and the shop buys all the diagnostic eguiptment, they feel that our states emission testing is on the way out!! Whatever, I have been...
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6332X
this code 185 keeps coming back.replaced purge valve and leak detection pump at lr fender.checked vacuun hose from intake manifold to purge valve to ldp no leaks found.when checking with smoke machine see smoke from under charcoal canister with key off.is this... Trouble codes: 185 (leak detection pump reed switch did not close)
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G4HP52K8W
were do i look for short to possstive at?fix some bad vac line Trouble codes: 1106 (map sensor voltagehigh)
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ABS module VIN: 1GNDT15W1S
This customer called us and told us his brakes had failed on the highway, right to the floor after he heard a loud noise. He managed to get off the road using the E-brake (he was that scared) and called us to tow the vehicle. Upon its arrival at the shop, we d...
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY2260V
wonder if i'm missing something here. p1416 sets intermittently for air injection bank 2. code has been very sporatic and right o2 was replaced in hopes for results about 2 months ago. in following the diagnostic routine, air flow from the "hoover" seems a lit... Trouble codes: P1416 (air injection bank 2)
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L compressor VIN: 1GNEK13R2W
put vehicle in 4low and the light went out on dash switch, and compressor won't kick in.
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W61
Hey Techs, This well maintained vehicle wil not accept re-fueling. Spits back through filler. Dropped the tank and the spring loaded restrictor is free and fine. Not too familiar with domestic but the "roll over valve" seems to be clear and the vent at the fo... Trouble codes: P0446
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L compressor
belongs to customers daughter. high pressure cut out switch on back of compressor was melted and blown off ,system empty. 1. what would cause the switch to blow and what would the repair be. I replaced the switch assuming something caused the high pressure. wh...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Alternator VIN: 1C4GP64L0W
Hey Guys, Hopefully someone can help me out with this one. This vehicle came in with battery light on and you could also watch the odometer and gear select indicator on the dash dimming and brightening ever so slightly. We checked the alternator with a Microva...
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1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2L torque convertor VIN: 1G7GG23Y5T
This vehicle came in with what seems like the torque convertor staying applied all the time. The engine will stall when shifted into any gear position and it is impossible to start vehicle moving without reving engine and pulling into gear while releasing the ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1B4GP44G1W
Van came in last week for ck engine light,had a bad e.g.r seloniod,repalce it,cleared codes,road tested, the usual. Custmor also said when they picked van up that the instrament panel goes out at times. Van came back a week later with ck engine light back on,t...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 3-4 Solenoid Circuit VIN: 3B7HC13Y7X
This 46RE trans came in with a code P0753(3-4 shift solenoid circuit fault) and a very worn trans. We didn't diagnose the P0753 after seeing the trans pan. ABS light was also on and no speedo. We replaced the trans with a Mopar reman unit and replaced the rear...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L camber VIN: 1B4GP44L5Y
van came in for pulls left - did wheel alignment - still pulls with crown of road - installed camber kits both sides (dealer part), all in spec and still pulls left - have vehicle set for 1 degree with crown of road to right and still pulls left
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1B8GP25R41
This van came to us with headlamp problems. Its driving us batty...if you turn key on or start the left headlamp only lights in low beam. I realize if the light switch fails ground or open it will turn lights on.If you use dimmer switch it will go high beam (f...
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2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HG38N82
came in for a no strat condistion. Check fuses and relays. No spark and no injector pluse.I have power to the coils and injectors.I have good patterns from the crank and cam sensors and have 5.16 voltage ref. Replace crank sensor and still the same con. No cod...
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Inmobilizer sys VIN: 1B3ES56C73
I need urgent help, I need to get the PIN number for this specific veh ([...]), so I can enter to the SKIM and have this new key programmed. I'm requesting for a prompt help, please answer ASAP. Thanks in advance for your help.
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1991 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26G6M
Hi all, this one really has us stumped. Vehicle will shut off when warm (driving down the road), and crank but not start. Fuel pumps (switched) can be heard running (no load) no fuel pressure at rail. Vehicle will start after a ten to fifteen minute wait. This...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: FFF1F1F111
Hello Ford Gurus. I appologize for the fake VIN, I am trying to diagnose this truck long distance over a bad cell phone connection, so I can attempt to fix it this weekend. Problem seems to be with the fuel pump(s). Truck starts cold and will run all day if yo...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32XXS
hi tecs, this exploder came is several weeks ago, check engine light on INTERMITTENTLY and code po211- profile ignition pick-up erratic, p0214, cylinder id fault, p0461, rpm or vss limit reached-no repair, p0542- fuel pump ckt open-eca to ground/ in memory. pr... Trouble codes: P0214 (cylinder id error)
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5140T
Vehicle came in with hesitation and check engine light is on. We replaced camshaft sensor and syncronizer. I suprised that this vehicle is presenting such a problem. However, according to Mitchell, you need a break out box to proceed with diagnosis. Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Sensor Code)
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A5T
Customer installed used motor. No spark. Cust installs new pcm an crank sensor No Spark. Tow in. I check On scanner rpm for 2 seconds then not. Inj pulse for 2 sec then not. On Vantage good waveform an good ac voltage from Crank sensor at PCM. PCM not firing c...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAFP5522Y
stalls when coming to a stop,came in for a mil light on no running coimplaints. after repairing pcv hose and motorvac car left and came back 2 days later dieing at stops. we feel the priblem may be related to the motorvac but we can find no codes. thanks mark
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1988 GMC Safari 4.3L engine swap VIN: 1GKDH15Z3J
this is a first for me to have to pull a motor in one of these vans..either way to pull it looks ugly(mod method looks like a goose chase). i wanted to toss this out there to get some inputs on the best way to pull the motor
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2000 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L fuel gauge, air bag light, horn VIN: 1GTGK29U6Y
Vehicle came in with multiple issues. 4 codes that keep coming back: P0122 TP or ACC Sensor 1 ckt shrt/low P0157 O2 signal low B2 S2 P0463 Fuel level sensor ckt sig high/open P1122 TP ckt intermintent low voltage The fuel gauge sometimes works, i wiggled the...
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19T9Y
Engine misfire #7 cylinder. Fuel pressure is fine. Tried swapping plug, coil & plug wire. Had converters checked at exhaust shop. Sometimes backfires under load. Cleaned injectors & problem went away for about 20 miles of driving. Read a service bulletin for w... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SL 3.5L transfer case VIN: 1GTDT196X5
my father inlaws truck will go into 4 wheel drive by itself and 4x4 light will also come on. does it intermittenly, but seems to happen while driving 10 mph or less and mainly while making left hand turns.
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1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L cooling system VIN: 1HGCB7240L
Machine shop returned head with no evidence of problems, is there another source of oil in coolant on these engines that we can check for? Heard there may be a problem with block on these engines, anyone with more info would be appreciated. Thank you and God B...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L compressor VIN: 1HGCB7654M
Need help with this one. Blowing 80 degrees from vents at idle. Condensor and drier replaced cause of leak found. Pinched off heater hoses and didn't make any difference. The only thing i Notice is that when I turn ac off with the car running, my low side ac p...
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1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L No Start VIN: JHMBB215ON
The problem with this prelude is no spark, no fuel i hooked my scanner up to it and the e.c. u wont communicate with my scanner(mt 2500) i replaced the distributor with a new one, i have checked all grounds i have pulled the fuse box out and inspedted it for c...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L temperature gauge VIN: JHMCG66533
Hi everybody! I have hear a 1996 Civic, temp gauge reads slightly below middle when cold start. I performed a gauge test by removing the wire connected to the ECT sending unit, gauge reads all the way down to cold. I then grounded the same wire, gauge reads al...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L AC System VIN: JHMCD5633V
AC system is not responding. First the relay is receiving power to 3 of the 4 wires, the wire to the compressor clutch remains ground. I am not receiving a ground from the PCM. The PCM and the control head have been replaced and the pressure switch appears to ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L oil VIN: 1HGCG6657X
hey guys this honda we have in our shop is said to be using 1 qt.of engine oil a week. there are no leaks, no smoke and no tsb's on this engine saying oil leak. the car only has 75k on it . we checked the plugs they are original wiyh some ash deposit but no...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, HARD START VIN: KMHCG45G3Y
thanks in advance cust came in with mil and hard start only cold only in am after sitting; diagnosed mil as faulty maf and replaced cleared memory by disconnecting battery; cleaned injectors due to poor repair history and symtoms; car seemed fine next morning... Trouble codes: 1128 (maf sensor)
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Timing VIN: 4S2CK58W0W
Hello everybody. I need the whole complete procedure to proper alignment the timing belt on this one, including the cam drive gear marks and the cam gears marks. I already got out the four camshafts spring loaded. Alldata don't offers the whole step by step pr...
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1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JFJ28V0SL
Need some parts help. This is a European export that never made it! Looking for an ECM for this 1995 Cherokee. OEM #[...]. Original problem is no 8-9v signal reference too low 3.3v. Shows pcm quad driver fault. Jump 12v to reference wire and truck starts.... Trouble codes: 11 (No crank signal tp pcm)
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L gauges, windows, locks VIN: 1J4GZ58Y4T
Customers complaint: Right side windows quit working shortly after driving on a very bumpy road. Then the gauges on the dash became intermitent and the warning lights would all come on. When this happened none of the windows or door locks would work and someti...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L governer pressure VIN: 1J4GX78Y4V
Hi friends, 1997 Jeep Grand cherokee, it starts out in 3-rd gear like limp mode: the ONLY code P1757, I am going to order 1=governer solenoid and 2=governer transducer(pressure sensor). but customer is in a very tight budget should I get governer transducer on...
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Ride Height Control VIN: SALHC1347P
Customer complains that the vehicle doesn't raise/lower properly. Checked it over and it seems as though the RR corner will come down, the other 3 stay at full height. Visually inspected all height sensors, seem fine, all intact mechanically and electrically. ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F4T
This car originally came to us with a rough start condition. When it started cold, it knocked and kicked until all the cylinders were warmed up enough to fire. Tested all the glow plugs for resistance and found the #6 cylinder glow plug to be defective. After ...
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1978 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: GHN5UJ4675
Car has excessive CO emisions. Does not respond to lowering the needle, if I put some carb cleaner in the area of the air bleed in front of the jet sometimes the CO goes down but after driving around the block CO excessive. Ran a small needle in air passage do...
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JA3XC47S7N
This car has a rough run cold. The owner reports that it barely runs for a while on a true cold start then gradually improves until warm but never goes away. Dealer told him they couldn't fix it because they can't scan a car that old. Also told him it had oxyg...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, chuggles VIN: 1G3AJ53M8S
This oldsmobile came in barely running. It sounds like it's running on 2 cylinders. We have replaced the cam sensor, crank sensor, MAF sensor, plugs, wires, ignition module, computer, and we checked the injectors to make sure they are all working. And still it... Trouble codes: P0341 (intermitant cam signal)
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L ABS & Traction Control VIN: 1GHDX03E1X
Hi everybody, This vehicle came in with both the ABS and Traction Control lights on. There is a hard code C1243 that returns as soon as the vehicle is started. The Snap-On scanner we use describes this code as: Pump motor ves sens ckt flt. However, no other s...
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1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P3ES47COW
THIS VEHICLE CAME IN FOR STALL AND NO START SITUATION. FOUND BLOWN 20 AMP FUSE #21 IN PDC UNDERHOOD. TESTED AND FOUND SHORTED FUEL PUMP. REPLACE FUEL PUMP AND FUSE, ROADTEST AND ALL IS SWELL. NEXT DAY CAR COMES IN ON HOOK. BLOWEN FUSE #21 AGAIN. LOOKED AND DIS...
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L ambient temp VIN: 1G24Z541X1
fellow techs, I have a bonneville that will read normal outside temp when started up but will drop to low temp (9* to -30*f) after a few minutes and ac compressor will disengage. I have changed ambient temp sensor(5v at sensor) and instrument panel module . tr...
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2002 Saturn SC2 1.9L Cuts out VIN: 1G8ZY12792
we got a 2002 saturn in that keeps cutting off. it checks ok at the fuel pump. the fuel filter is new. any help on why it cranks but does not start. with the low miles it does not make sense that a fuel pump would be bad. we are currently checking all the wire...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE686D2
Hello all, I'm not sure what's going on with this one. Our MODIS is showing processed info not live making this one a little harder to diagnose. Original complaint was ruff idle, low power. Scan results were only P0172, so we did all the sugguested tests with ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich Bk1 Computer detected fuel trim malfunction)
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
cranks but no start, had a open plug wire that was replaced did tests in alldata no help replaced ignitor with salvage yard ignitor
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JTEHF21A61
Help Toyota Guru's The car drove in with engine light on codes 1130/1150 set at the same time so cleared them and road tested and guess what? The codes came back. Car has a rotten egg smell(Running Lean) I didnt think it would work but I Replaced 2 A/F Sensor... Trouble codes: P1130 (p1150-), P1150
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L no noid VIN: YV1FA8841L
from alldata, ground pulse comes from the pcm. i am not getting that. car drove in on hot wired cold start injector. eliminated that cause it floods out the engine. this volvo has the bendix system, if that helps. timing and compresion are good. crank sesor ha...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Fuel Inj. VIN: YV1LS550XS
1995 Volvo 850 cranks, no start after replacing manual transmission. My co-workers and I are scratching our heads over this one. Checked basics- fuel pump is pressurizing fuel rail, good spark when cranking, no injector pulse or tachometer when cranking. Verif...
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1998 Volvo V90 2.9L Steering VIN: YV1KW9605W
What type of power steering fluid is correct for this vehicle? My local dealer says dextron. Alldata and check chart say ATF type F. I can't find the information in VADIS and do not have an owner's manuel.
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L drive train VIN: YV1LT56D16
Noise when driving low to mid speeds. Banging in front end. New end link bushings solve the banging noise. More Predominate when turning. Sounds like front or rear diff. I have read all posts concerning the front CV and coupling. The first thing we tried was t...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABJ6323S
I sent this one to the dealer as the responses I received indicated that they would have to reflash it anyway. The report from the customer was that they replaced the computer and all was well. The silver and crimson labled control units are not interchangea... Trouble codes: 66 (Anti Theft Signal).
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L hard right steering VIN: WBAGB26TDL
Thanks to all members for their responses. Erik [...] Precision Automotive
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WBADE6329W
thanks for all the replies, everyone hit the nail on the head the problem was the plate at the rear of the intake i also replaced all the seals and o rings also thanks again!!! Trouble codes: P0100.
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L a/c VIN: WBAAM3347Y
Thanks to you for all the fast replies ! I've learn pretty much from this repair about A/C system. The reason why the DME module didn't switch from pos. signal to neg. signal to kick A/C compressor clutch relay on & off to control the inside temp.It's turn out...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L comp, low freon VIN: 1G6KD52B9R
Thanx to all. Most said to install inline a/c filter. Did that. Have also had prob's w/my a/c machine (Snap-on)! Re-checked orifice (not clogged). I believe the prob. was my a/c machine. Must have gotten bad reman. comp. from Ranshu (not the first time but don...
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1992 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L left front hydraulics VIN: 1GNDM15Z9N
Hi gang! Sorry this has been so long. I've been waiting for the customer to make up his mind. Can't blame him though, anybody woul have a hard time spending two grand on a two hundred thousand mile Astro. Most replies mentioned the problematic brake hoses and ...
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1994 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Starting VIN: 1G1BN52P1R
well it's fixed!!! thanks francisco, i kind of figured that some voltage drop testing would be my next step. i actually found two problems. the yellow wire that feeds voltage from the ignition switch to starter enable relay had been cut and spliced together......
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1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G45DC2R0V
After pulling the plenum, number 5 injector was dead. My friend, who is now kicking himself, actually fixed the problem with the cpi unit but was not careful hooking up the plug and bent the connector prongs over on number 5 cylinder. thanks again all Trouble codes: P0171.
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L door locks VIN: 2G1WL52M6X
thank you for all your help. i just reprogrammed the key fobs and it worked fine after that. the not working after many lock and unlock switchs was just normal operation. thank you again.
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCT19W4Y
It appears that a varmint had his lunch on the tape and wiring below the fuse block. After cleaning out there homestead, and repairing the wires, the vehicle now works fine. Thanks for all your help ! Now, the real question is, do I charge the customer for an ... Trouble codes: 105 (maf), 105 (maf).
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Fuel Guage VIN: 1GNEC16Z92
I replaced the sending unit as described, and the truck had the same problem, one thing I learned is with the Modis you can command the fuel guage up and down, and can watch the sending unit in put. I ordered a Instrument panel and still had the same problem(a...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19X63
sorry i did not have much info to give but i had little to give i did reset code many time and as soon as i cranked the motor the codes would reset i finally got mod to send me some info after three calls and 2 days. with the info i found the bcm to be bad got... Trouble codes: U1300, P1626.
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L radio VIN: KTR568D56F
gary posted these codes look for the 8 digit radio code next to it is the white sticker with 2 digits use that number on this table of codes Since Daewoo hasn't biult a car under that name in over 4 years I thought I wouldn't be giving out proprietary inform...
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1993 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4GH4536P
It's running.. used computor allowed scan tool to operate all items necessary to run. Only thing missing was optical dist feed. After much hunting found no 8v signal to dist. Fed it 6 1/2 v from a battery (after removing it from computor plug) and engine ran. ... Trouble codes: 37 (partial throttle unlock transmission- torque converter).
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1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L cooling system VIN: 1B3ES42C2V
Plugged block. Just had to keep working it. Thanks to all for help.
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46F0V
Thanks for your input guys. We never did get the car to set the code again while it was in the shop and ended up giving the car back to the customer. The O2's were switching fine. 1 to 2' of backpressure was being built at the transducer. Vacuum to the EGR was... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L front pads VIN: 3B7KF23641
i think i will replace the pads with oe. now only 10000 miles will tell. thank you for all your help.
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Timing Chain VIN: 2B3HD46R82
I would like to thank to those who replied. After exhausting my efforts on the timing chain I decided to drop the pan and found the number 5 bearing spun. My hearing is not what it used to be. When I tried to listen with the stethoscope the sound appeared to b...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
We are unable at this time to complete the repair. Still researching it. Trouble codes: 332 (558 -), 558.
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L MIL Lamp on, Loss of Power VIN: 1FDKE30G8T
I took another look at the MAF today and cleaned and retested the unit. This was the answer. Ran a KOER test with no flags. Road test went well. My lean condition cleared up and the motorhome ran the monitors in nothing flat. I was able to run the needed smog ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean AF Ratio), P0174 (Bank 2 Lean AF Ratio).
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Lack of Power VIN: 1FDEE1469V
Thanks to all of you who replied. Several mentioned unplugging all the sensors using the VREF circuit and locating the offending sensor. The vehicle did leave before I received the replies, so I can't verify the fix, however, the customer called and told me it... Trouble codes: P1151 (HO2S Bank 2 Sensor 1 lean).
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L pcm VIN: L4VLB71578
Thanks for all you out there taking the time to check it out. We isolated and found that the Bank one Oxygen sensor was shorted. After installing sensor and checking all electrical parameters, it been running fine for the past 7 days. We wondered why the l...
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1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L air bag light on VIN: 1FMDA31X0V
Sorry for the late fix, its always hard for me to find time to fix my own car! Replacing the clock spring fixed the air bag code 24. It was suggested to use a 2 ohm resistor in the circuit on the harness side (in place of air bag and clock spring). Code went a...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP6536W
After changing the MAF sensor and throttle body positioning sensor, little changed. The problem became less obvious but still there. I took a sample of the fuel and found the smell and appearance to be somewhat odd. It smelled less caustic (if that is the term...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L int lights VIN: 1FTZR15V3X
thanks for all the replies. door switch on drivers side sticking. lube it now its fine. for the charging problem, the battery which is only 4 months old was the problem. every test i did past, but i figured with the interior lite problem that it must of put ...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L GEM module VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
8 out of 9 replies had the right idea. The ECS unit(airbag module) sends a signal to the GEM module to produce an audible tone if it detects that the airbag MIL is burned out and there is an airbag DTC present. I checked to see if airbag MIL was working and ...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTNE24L01
Did not get much help on this one...After going back over all the wiring I decided to drop the tank again and remove the new fuel pump/sender assembly just to double check and make sure that the float did not get stuck on anything. The float was not stuck howe...
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2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRE142X2
Thanks for the 4 replies that I received. What I found was after I did the last repair, I did not reset the computer by disconnecting the battery to reset. After customer drove The van for a couple of days the van ran find. Sorry for waiting so long to close b...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L peddle travel VIN: NOT AVAILA
thanks for the help guy's customer never came back i guess he dident think there was any thing rong with it. anyways my thoughts like most of you is that the problem was in the abs module ... thanks again guy's
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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCA6273K
Hi, thanks to all who responded. I had responses ranging from bad carb, cat or EGR system. However several responses were regarding the PCV valve. Pinched off the hose and sure enough, stable idle. Replaced PCV valve, set idle mixture and timing and she's clea...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W9Y
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions, especially Ross from Ontario with some great insight. The fix actually turned out to be a cam sensor shorting out when hot and pulling the #2 5volt reference down. This is the only sensor we had not unhooked, because i... Trouble codes: P1271 (aps 1-2), P1272 (aps 2-3), P1280 (aps ckt fault), P1220 (tps 2 ckt fault), P1221 (tps 1-2 correlation error), P1639 (reference voltage 2 ckt).
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D21
I only recieved 3 responses, 2 of them from Bruce in Texas who also noticed there was wrong data in ALLDATA. ALLDATA lists P0449 as A VENT SOLENOID problem but they have you go after the PURGE SOLENOID with some wrong Ohm readings to top things off. Thanks for... Trouble codes: P0449 (Undocumented has to do with vent solenoid however).
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JCMT784XJ
Thanks for all the replies, about half said pcm and they were correct, I had power and ground at pcm and a good crank signal also my scan tool was not comunicating with the pcm, along with no spark or injector pulse go figure, oh and i took the panel off the p...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S3S
Hello everybody, Sorry to take so long getting back to you, we had a tech quit and got REALLY busy. Anyway, I got all your replies and most of them said to put a new crank sensor in. Some said to make sure to install only OE parts, they said that they have had... Trouble codes: 21 (Oxygen sensor voltage at center), 11 (No reference signal during cranking cam), 54 (No cam signal).
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Electronic VIN: JT8UF11EXL
Thanks to all who applied. could not find problem with this. I check everything over again. cutomer picked car up. i'm sure it will be back again. thanks again.
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1997 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2228V
Thanks to all who replied !!! As I thought it will be time to replace the manifold cats on this car (if the customer want's to spend the bucks). Thanks again to all Trouble codes: P00, 420 (cat effiencancy low), P0430.
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SDL 3.4L Broken T/Chain VIN: WDBCB35D9M
Thanks for all the great info. You all have helped a ton. Some replies said to buy the tool from Mercedes, others suggested the 'bubble test' to find the fuel delivery time which seemed complicated but would work, but the fix came from John [...]. John descr...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L transmission back VIN: WDBHA28E3V
Awsome!! It would have taken me the many hours it took you to discover this problem. Kudos!! Thanks! Skip
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L ride control VIN: WDBFA76F7V
thanks very much for all the fast and accurate replies, replaced accumulators, all is well
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1996 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L 1-3 shift VIN: W5TDJ31024
After doing several sweeps of the tps I found that the voltage sometimes drops while going wot. I replaced the tps and cleared the codes. Test drove good. Thanks for all of the help. Also to Jerry and Lane thanks for pointing the 1-3 shift thing out. First and...
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