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1986 Acura Integra RS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JH4DA1846G
hello all accura tech out there ...please hefp , i have 1986 accura integra, 1.6 ,no idle, run very rough, i check it no codes ( flash codes), check timming belt , perfect mark ,all line up, fuel pressure good, 35 psi,no check eng. lite on..smell bad at tail p...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D8X
Hi techs!! ok, this lovely audi came in this morning with a engine light on. scan tested, came out P0134 and P1136. Quick check for O2 signal, stay flat @ 0.400V. automaticlly install a new O2 since it is very common on this vehicle with these codes. and also... Trouble codes: 1136 (Long term fuel trim add fuel bank 1 system too lean), 134 (O2 sensor circ bank1-sensor1 No activity detected)
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L a/c VIN: WABDT22080
Hi all BMW techs, customer complaint this car here is sometines blowing hot air(not to hot) and other times it works fine, so far i have not been able to recreate the problem, what i have found is that when working good pressures are 250psi and 40 psi, what i ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L cylinder VIN: 1G4HP52K8W
front head,center cylinder full of coolant,how do you determine if problem is intake manifold or head gasket
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1979 Cadillac DeVille 7.0L gas gauge VIN: 6D47599286
Hello friends,we have a real clean 79 cadillac deville 2 dr in for a defective fuel gauge.We were wondering if anybody had any wiring diagrams for the fuel gauge,also how the heck do you get the top dash pad off this boat.We want to check the actual fuel gauge...
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1987 Chevrolet G10 Chevy Van 5.0L blown fusible link VIN: 1GNEG25K4J
I need some help here. This van is blowing the fusible link that feeds the ignition switch and the taillight fuse. the owner had installed a fuse holder in place w/30 amp fuse in it and it has blown it 3 times. I checked the wiring harness for any signs of a s...
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1989 Chevrolet Beretta GT 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G1LW14W9K
This beretta was parked about a year ago because of a tcc problem and a bad fuel pump. The car sat for about a year then when had need to fix the car the fuel pump, tank, and sending unit were replaced. Car then did not start. Now I have replaced the crank sen...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Petal Feel VIN: 1GCEK14K8P
This vehicle came in with a spongy pedal/low pedal concern. The frong and rear brake linings were all in bad shape (cracked, thin, etc.) I did a complete rear brake job with wheel cylinders, bleed the system, and adjusted them up tight. Front recieved new lini...
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF14TPP
The car runs fine just takes a spell and idle very rough. For about 15 or 20 seconds. The o2 sensor will drop of to 4 mvolt and hang there, idle step will go to 0 , and some times map voltage goes to 2.25 to 2.50. It will suddley sriaghten out and run fine,for...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNCS13W5R
Came in on tow. Would start and idle for about 15 seconds then stall. Pushing or Pumping the gas made no difference. Would start, hi idle then cut out. We added propane and it would stay running on propane. We limped it into the shop. By this time it was warm ...
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1996 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L pressure control solenoid VIN: 1GBLP37FXT
Thanks in advance for any help.I am not the most familiar with transmission problems and I want to make sure I send this customer away happy.He had tranny rebuilt by a national rebuilder(name withheld)And it only made it a month.Was towed to me to diagnose pro...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L door locks,horn VIN: 1GNCS18W61
Horn Chirps and lock cyle while driving since battery was replaced.Problem happens 6-8 times daily.no codes in bcm or ecm everything appears ok with wireing system.Has anyone seen a concern like this? Thank you for your time
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L ac belt VIN: 1GCHC24U62
The problem is this; When engine is reved up,with the ac on, the ac belt snaps the tentioner to its fully released position repeatedly causing a loud noise. This was the original complaint when it was brought in and it is still doing it after replacing the ten...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L srs VIN: IGCHK29U93
This truck came in with a air bag light on. We tried to retrieve codes and could not. We have a snap on MT2500. called Identifix and they said should be no problem with communication snap on diagnostic said the same thing. we replaced module and light is still...
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1988 Chrysler LeBaron Premium 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, SAG VIN: 1C3CJ51E9J
The car came in with a hesitition and a missfire. I found the injector harness to have loose connectors. It had a code for injector driver ckt. I replaced the injector harness, ECM, and injectors. This fixed the missfire.I have tried/tested several componants ...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 4C3AU52N6X
hard start up, vacuum low at 8 in. when running & of course map reads low. timing jumps around from 6-126 deg., rich exhaust, intake air temp sensor reads 275F deg when when engine warms up, map reading at 4.6 volts KOEO, new map shows same, crank sensor tests... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2C3HE66G1X
I am working on a 1999 Chrysler 300M. When you apply the brakes at speed (above 30mph) initially the pedal feels normal then after about a second or two it will start to sink and the brakes apply harder without the driver applying more force. The front pads we...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H3X
Customer replaced plugs and wires (With oe)still missed. I scaned car, muti miss fire replaced cap and rotor (oe parts) still missed. Pulled Plenuim check plugs, 3 were not tight,replaced plugs ,did not help . cyl 3/4 misfire Pulled plenium ,compression test,w...
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2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L lights and windows VIN: 2L3HC56G3Y
Hi guys, I've got a 00 chrysler LHS here with a strange gremlin in her. Its 2 part but may not be related. First the power windows on the pass side both work intermittently and it doesn't matter if your using the master switch or the switch on the door. The ot...
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2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2C3HC5G6YH
Hey all thanks in advance Problem is on hard stops or accel on hard corners there is a loud suspension clunk upon inspection many new parts have been installed Sounds like it is comong from right front Have check all suspension componenets for loseness none fo...
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1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES47C7W
could use some info here! wiring harness by the passenger side axle shaft rubbed against shaft and harness had melt down. customer "repaired" harness and replaced both o2 sensors. i back tracked his work and the repair looks ok. this is the problem...neither o... Trouble codes: P0134
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF13Z5Y
Thanks for the help in advance. Vehicle towed in with crank/no start after being parked overnight. No prior driveability concerns. Tested following: Spark at plugs - OK Fuel pressure KOEO - 50psi Cranking RPM on Scanner - 160 Camshaft signal measured w/... Trouble codes: 1281 (Engine cold to long), 1687 (No MIC message received), 1282 (Fuel pump relay control circuit)
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7HF1329Y
When cruising (apprx 1700 rpm/ 55 mph) the truck will surge. It will gain between 100 to 300 RPM momentarily. On the scanner no other parameters will change when it occurs. I have tried it with the over drive off and the a/c system off with no change. Has anyo...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Mode door fault VIN: 1B4HR28NX1
We replaced the heater core on this vehicle which required disassembly of the evap / heater core box under the dash. The customer complained that the "vents didn't blow the way they used to". This system is an electronic system with separate driver/passenger s...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L tcc VIN: 3B71F13Z61
dodge truck has tcc that cycles on off at cruise speed, check all relevant sensor data, swapped tps with known good one off doner truck just beacause that is usually the fix, check output speed sensor signal with vantage, governor pressure on thi truck doesn't...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L HVAC controls VIN: 1B7GG2AN51
This dakota was brought in for a problem with the mode door not switching to the floor or defrost all the time this turned out to be the mode door actuator had came loose from the case. Tightening that seemed to take care of that complaint. The problem now is ...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
Vehicle came to us with the check engine light on and was cutting out and pinging on acceleration. Had a code 214, cylinder id curcuit. We replace cam sensor and now the check engine light is fixed but it still detonates and bucks severely under load. We teste... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder ID curcuit)
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1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L T-Case VIN: 1FMCU24X2V
After I overhauled this unit, it wouldn't engage 4 hi or 4 lo. It came in wiped out and wouldn't pull at all. Now it is great 2 wheel drive. I installed new shift motor today and still get same codes as before changing it out. KOEO I get P1891-T-case contact g...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
this may be a dumb question but does anyone have a good way to find intermitten misfire from coils or boots on 5.4 coil on plug vehicles without swapping a new coil and boot until found i have a solus but no misfire info or codes i put new plugs in it still in...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Starting, Battery VIN: 1FAFP553S0
As said 2 weeks ago we replaced battery as it tested bad, now 2 weeks later we get a call from pissed off customer that they have the same problem as before (no-start) We went out to customers house and jumped started and brought back to shop. All good with ba...
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FTRE14291
This is the VIN for a van I have here, the truck is coming in next week. Anyway, the cooling is fair. High side seems ok at 250 to 300, but low is 60 to 70. I suspect the compressor is poo-poo, or a missing or blown out orifice tube, but the system has never b...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Driver's Window VIN: 1FAFP4448Y
Vehicle came in with window off track. Window attaching broken was broken off of window, we then replaced the glass and the window regulaator. Vehicle came back with the window off track again. Roller wheel had detached from the window. We re-attached the roll...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S72
this unit seems to puzzle me i know the trims are running rich, i was wondering if any of you come across something like this. it's a returnless system and the pressure sensor has a electrical connector on it , do this fail and send wrong pressure to the injec... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX30PU3
Thanks in advance . This truck came in with mil on. scanned computer and fount code p2263 . found tsb for cause of code p2263 and sent customer to have computer re-flashed . Code came back and i was leaning to icp solonoid . This is an eary 6.0L and the icp so...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L ehcu VIN: JACDJ58X6X
Customer brought vehicle in complaining of the abs light being on. Checked for dtc's and found a code 51 related to the left front wheel speed sensor. After visual inspection, used diagnostic chart to test wiring from ehcu to sensor and sensor wiring also. Bot...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1JCMT7829H
This Jeep came to us by way of 3 other shops. It will start and idle fine but when you open the throttle the RPM will not go much above 1200-1500 RPM, and you get popping in the intake. About every part you can imagine has been thrown at it, used ECM, coil and...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78LXL
The issue I am experiencing is engine runs and idles but when throttle is opened at all can hear backfiring in exhaust system. On scantool the O2 is reading 4.98 volts all the time-even with O2 harness disconnected. Tried substituting known good ECM same probl...
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1992 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FJ88S7N
I have problem with it cranking long,hot and cold. Plus fuel milage is not very good.
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1992 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HD4612N
This car was towed in after being in several other shops with no luck. Customer had friend R&R motor but could not get it started. Not real clear on what other shops have done. This is what I've done. Checked timing belt, replaced fuel rail and injectors, repl...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBA4SA3BB
Hello Friend's I have this 1981 Mercedes 380 SL, 3.8 Liter, , the car came in with a very erratic Idle after it warm out a little, it go from 600 to 1800 RPM or higher, i check for vacuum leak didn't find any at this point I have in the past have the same pro... Trouble codes: N0NE, F1ND
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L cylinder head VIN: 4A3AK44YXX
This vehicle came in for brakes, and then we were asked to check why it ran rough and lacked power. After noting oil soaked plugs, (some of which was from leaking cover gasket) we performed a compression test, *(note test, and results). We suggested pull head ...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JNIHZ14SXG
car runs very rich, would not idle when received. fuel pressure within specs. tested and replaced throttle switch, which was bad, and replaced plugs. now idles smooth until plugs get fouled. idles at 8.00 % co. pulse width from the ecm to the injectors is 4.5m...
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1989 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L Valve Clearance VIN: JN1GB21S3K
Can anyone help me with the valve clearance adjustments for this GA16i 12v engine ? Have tried ALLDATA - multiple repair manuals - and 3 different Dealers. And no one seems to have the specs. It is adjustable - not hydraulic - all 12 valves have adjusters.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DRO9X81
Customer complaint is the vehicle will not accelerate and cel on. I have not had this problem act up but the code for the swirl control solenoid has returned three times. The solenoid and servo are functioning properly. I have found nothing in the archives on ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat effeiciency low B1), P0160 (No O2 Activity B2 S2), P1130 (Swirl control solinoid)
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2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L Timing Chain? VIN: 3N1AB51D62
This Sentra runs strong, but has a rattling noise in the engine near the timing chain area. This is a chattering/clattering noise that sounds like the timing chain could be contacting the timing cover. Efforts have been made using a stethoscope to isolate the ...
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1992 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GHDT13WON
Thanks For Your Help- This truck has a heavy surge at idle, worse with more load. Worse in drive worse w/ a/c on. Tested O2 sensor, very lazy almost inactive, replaced, no change, though it did smell better. Disconnected IAC, surge stopped. Removed IAC and pi...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W2W
Owner brought car in having had it to other shops.Original complaint was for a bad overheat, missing, and MIL on(his daughter was driving the truck).Water pump was put on and a complete tune up. Still missing so it got a crank sensor and ecm and coil. Still mi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2001 Other European Vantage 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SCFAB22361
Performed fuel injector cleaning service and cleaned throttle bodies, reset check engine light. Vehicle returned same codes replaced spark plugs, required removal of intake manifolds, intake manifold gaskets not available in UK or USA. Installed new fuel injec... Trouble codes: P300, P171
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1P46P44GOW
Well I have a good one here. The lights on this stay on all the time. It does not have daytime running lights, or automatic lights that go on when dark. I have unplugged the headlight switch, BCM, multi-function switch. The only way we can get the lights off, ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L steering VIN: 1G2WP52K21
Vehicle drove fine at this time. Could not dupl. customer complaint but know this customer doesn't make things up. Wondering if anyone has run across this type of problem before.
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YS3DD78B0S
Car cuts out intermittently and alway starts up. Idle hangs at 1500 rpm on occassion. P1208 is the only code and we can't find any info on it. Trouble codes: P1208
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L alarm-locks VIN: YS3DD58B9T
I'm looking for a second opinion. Here's the situation: Car was dropped off for a used car check by the prospective buyer after hours, key (no remote) was in the night dropoff box and car was locked. I went to bring the car in the shop, unlocked with the key a...
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1996 Saturn SL1 1.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G8ZH5286T
this vehicle came to our shop with engine oil mixed into the cooling system .pressure test revealed nothing, no loss of pressure . diagnoses ( experence & phone calls to the machine shop ) was that there is a head / gasket problem. we replaced the head gasket ...
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1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L RWD Clutch VIN: 4S3BC6338P
Hi all, hope you can help me with this as lack of information makes diagnosis hard. This vehicle is an AWD and I've learned that it has some sort of clutch that splits power to the rear diff. It seems like this clutch won't release. After the trans it at norma...
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12381
Hi guys, this Echo has like 3 DTC’s on the same system. Wanted to know if there is really common component that usually goes out on this. Any help, tips, advice would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0440 (Evaporative Emission Control System Malfunction), P0441 (Evaporative Emission Control System Incorrect Purge Flow), P0446 (Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction)
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L PRNDL Display VIN: 3VWFA81H4T
Engine will not crank in park. The dash display reads 'r' when in park. All other gears are accurate except for when in manual 1st it reads '2'. With the Snapon scanner the pid is reading same as dash display does. I have cleared the codes in both tcm and ecm....
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83A3V
Hello fellow Techs, checked for codes on this Passat and came up with one listed, scanner showed slow activity on sensor so, replaced and all was OK for about a week then car came back for same problem. Checked alldata it indicated I should be testing sensor f... Trouble codes: P0134 (no activity bank 1 sensor 1)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L front crank seal VIN: WVWNA63B6X
Hello comrads, Thanks for your help. This car came in with oil leaks. We replaced the valve cover gasket, cam and crank shaft seals, timing belt and tensioner. When finished, we drove the car for aprox 20 miles. We then developed an axle seal leak, passenger s...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L front crank seal VIN: WVWNA63B6X
Hello comrads, Thanks for your help. This car came in with oil leaks. We replaced the valve cover gasket, cam and crank shaft seals, timing belt and tensioner. When finished, we drove the car for aprox 20 miles. We then developed an axle seal leak, passenger s...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L turbo VIN: WVWMA63B6X
I'm trying to find some information about a turbo on a 1999 VW Passat. I have one here with a bad turbo (big surprise)I have a chance to get a new turbo for a 2000 passat but they have different part numbers. On the 99 the last number is a J and on the 2000 it...
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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L radiator fans VIN: JH4KA264OH
hey all the fan control module fixed it! thanks for all the replys! I had already opened the box and checked for cracks and burnt components it didnt smell good but couldnt see anything with a glass but that is good advice always it is the rule rather than the...
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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L no spark VIN: JH4DC23997
Thanks for the help, the Integra is again well. Both Victor and Kevin said it needed a new distributor. We had already installed an oem coil and module, and this had always fixed these before. After looking around the car, it had an APEXi air fuel controller u...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L chime VIN: WAUCB28D8X
I've to close this help request.Thannks to William, Noel & Mark for the replies.I've tried new D/S door latch ass. with no change Also check all the lights as Mark replies.So i ask cust. to bring car to the dealer to let it fix right & let me know what they fi...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L 3-4 shift VIN: NO VIN
I would like to thank each one of you that replied to my request for help. They were very informative and helpful in making my decision to replace the trans with a known good used unit. I replaced the trans along with the filter and test drove. Everything is b...
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1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6CB53B9N
Well its Fixed the caddie from heck is done, The fix was to replace the coolant sensor and to replace the main computer, The replies were to many to single out. But everyone seamed to have seen this before. Thanks Again Mark Trouble codes: 12 (codes 1519 21 26 31 38 52 53 73 74 97 99 stored).
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1990 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JF14T1L
It turns out that after checking and rechecking all of the wiring that the injector power circuits for BOTH banks were nearly broken inside the insulation. The wires were hanging by literally one strand, but the insulation was not even suspect. I just got luck...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L abs module VIN: 1GCCS195XY
hi group got a couple of responses heres what we found, went back and rechecked signal at pcm with labscope on speed sensor lines ok no drop outs or glitches, rechecked all power and grounds again, signal out of pcm to abs module looked great also, so bit the ...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Stall, INTERMITTANT STALL VIN: 1GCFG15W91
WE CHECKED OVER AL [...] WHO READ!! Trouble codes: U1016 (loss of comunication).
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Distributor VIN: 1GCFG15X93
Thank's for all the replies!! We checked cam gear and oil pump, everything seems to be fine. Most everyone has replaced distributor without any trouble, thats what we chose to do. Several replies said it was from lack of oil changes and or soft gear metal?
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GBHC24U23
wow everyone but one said to clean the trottle body yes it was very dirty and the truck idles great thanks for everyone that took time to help
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1993 Dodge D350 5.9L abs module VIN: 3B7MM33C7P
hey everybody thanks for the feedback after i installed the sensor in the rear diff,this vehicle has had no problems especially abs lights.thanks for confirming my repair sincerely fred
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Engine VIN: 2B6LB31ZXY
Thanks to all the great techs who responded. Thanks to Dennis [...] for his really detailed advice on the T-stat and fan clutch. We had already installed an OE fan clutch but it didn't seem to have the sound that we have always associated with the fan clutch....
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1993 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Kills engine with clutch released any gear VIN: 1FTER11U2P
A reman or boneyard unit will be the fix for this one. Don and Mattthew nailed the cause of this failure. The grommets in the back of the shifter housing get hard shrink and leak. Also the shifter seal at the shifter was torn and leaking. Seems they could not ...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L rear handling VIN: 1FALP62W6S
Thanks for all the replies. The problem was the right rear wheel bearing. It had 1/8 movement side to side causing the tow to change under a load. We re-checked the torque on the bearing and found it to be loose, with no play in the bearing the car drives perf...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 40 mph VIN: 1FALP57U7V
Still have problems but the info I recevied was valuable,it helped me make sure I didn't miss the common fixes
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 2FMZA51U6W
Thank you to all the wonderful Iatn techs that took the time to respond, and confirm what I thought was the case with a bad VSS. Monitoring the VSS actual output with a Fluke 98 Scope while driving gave the same information as the scanner- when warm, the signa...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5240X
Yes, another fix: All of the replies pointed to the fact that this cars have a problem with EGR passes getting clogged. The advice is to remove intake and clean them all. The other issue is the DPF sensor. This sensor more often than any other EGR component, g... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insuficient).
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L ABS power relay VIN: 2FMZA57441
Thanks to all. Relay is sealed in power control module under car. Changed the module. All is well. Thanks again
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S82
Sorry to end this way but time is running out. I spoke with customer and after a dealer reflash and cmp sensor there seemed to be no improvement. Thanks to all the replies like bad ignition swiths and the o2s causing the hesitation and these trucks seem to hav... Trouble codes: P0340, P1523, B1440, B2961, P0171.
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L valve timing VIN: 1HGCD5660T
Well, it appears this one is down the road. Thanks to all who replied. It turns out I did have the timing right, the vibration I felt was typical for this car. Clyde from Ontario says, you can put the bolt in many ways, but the instructions say to scribe a lin...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3274X
Thanks for the help guys.I recieved three suggesetions, one on a new gas cap, which was the first thing I check on evap codes, and two suggesting an updated PCM.I went all the way through the diagnosis again without being able to produce the conditions to have... Trouble codes: P1475.
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG66582
I received sonme excellent replies from Honda techs, pointing to interference from the ignition coil in distributor disrupting the pickup coils. The coil shield on this car was in place with no obvious coil problems. resistance was o/k. I was reluctant to just... Trouble codes: 999.
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L Flywheel VIN: 452CK57D6X
We {the customer} bit the bullet and installed a new Isuzu flywheel {$585.00 list}. He was impressed by our efforts to save him money. I am grateful for all the replies. Most said replace flywheel. One reply said that a Daewoo Nubira or Leganza flywheel would ...
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1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L Vacuum Diagram VIN: 0UE1S24416
Thanks to John from AZ and Bill from VA for their replies. John suggested trying Welsh Enterprises for a CD repair manual- www.welshent.com. We ended up figuring out the vacuum routing by studying the parts book, shop manual and owner's manual pictures. Way to...
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1988 Jeep Comanche 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1JTMG6412J
The majority said the resistor is faulty. A few said the purpose of the resistor was to slightly lower the voltage to reduce radio noise, and it could be by-passed. I got a new resistor from dealer, but problem the same, so I bypassed it and it works fine. The...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J46Z7856P
sorry that it toke so long to close this. we started checking the aalarm system. if you would unlock the pass door. you could strt the jeep. we could not arm the alarm with the drivers door. got a new alarm module and it would arm and unarm like it is supose t...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1J4FY19P2S
After several weeks of on and off diagnostics and parts changing we gave up and sent it to the engine remanufacturere. They found that the cam shaft that they put in it was wrong and replaced it and it runs fine now. Wrong Grind. The problem I still have is wh... Trouble codes: 27 (injector 1 circuit problem).
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hydraulic Cooling Fan VIN: 1LNHM86S7Y
Thanks to Micheal and Tom, you were absolutely right. I am at a loss to see exactly what failed on the motor and nothing seemed loose broken or worn but the replacement hydraulic fan motor fixed the car.
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L engine VIN: JM1TA2223X
As per information recieved from iatn techs, supercharger seals are leaking oil. Give customer info and he is ordering a supercharger from someone from the internet. (I don't want to get involved in getting a used supercharger).I will install supercharger firs...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4F2CU08151
thanks to robert,john,victor and bill for your replys.my customer has yet to comit to bring back the tribute. i like to a apply all the sugestions;lab scoping maf and tps,close inspection of throttle cable and valve.(didn,t know about the updated cable)back pr...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBDA28D7J
Thanks for all the replies, every bit helps. Most of you said to change the valve seals and decarbonize the engine. Dan sparked my mind to verify closed-loop operation - elementary Mr. Watson! It gets interesting...pulled out my scope to check the 02 sensor sw...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBHA23G9W
disconnected the MAF & engine still did not run replaced the MAF after much time wasted testing & retesting & the car ran, but poorly. we ended up replacing the ME control unitin addition to the MAF & recoding it with Launch & now car runs fine. this was a tou...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L water pump VIN: 4JGAB54E9X
Thanks, to all those whom replied. As per all of the replies the water pump is a pretty straight forward repair, and all went well. We are still waiting for a fan clutch that was seeping oil before the vehicle can be complete, but all of the other repairs went...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L brake rotor VIN: 4M2DV11W0P
Most of the replies were helpful and already tried prior to the post. The car probably needed brake porportioning valve, but the cust. declined further repairs and pick up the car. I give the cust. the car back for free because I felt it wat the right thing to...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L compressor
Hi all, Thanks to all the great repliers! Most focused on charge status and txv valve troubles. 3 weeks ago we serviced the a/c system to get an accurate charge level. I called the customer today and the condition has still not re-occured, And the trouble befo...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L electric windows
didnt get any replies that really helped on this one, although I sincerely appreciate the guys who did take the time to answer. In the end I had checked all powers & earths & was able to motor the window up & down on the driversw side, but did not know how to ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L evap case VIN: 1G3WX52H1Y
It' done. Thanks for taking the time to look up the procedure and send it to me. The problem was the brake pedal pivot bolt. After I removed it things went rather smoothly. What a job though, I must have cut my self 10 times on the cross beam. Thans again.
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1997 Other European 355 3.5L seat runner VIN: ZFFR486000
I went ahead and installed the parts from a Jaguar sensor. After resetting the seat from full forward to full back, the system has been working OK. I think that the whole Jag Potentiometer would work but did not try at this time due to need to return car. The ...
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1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1P3EJ46C3T
well its been several weeks and no complaints- we did some basic stuff like a throttle body service and cleared all the adaptives from the pcm. this seems to have cured our customer complaint. thanks for the in-put and sorry it took so long to get back.
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L front right hub VIN: 1G2NW12E22
Thanks again for all the input. Seems the noise must be in the brake system. They drove the car for a week and called and said the noise was gone. i Balieve it has to do with aftremarket brake parts. The bearing was fine no change when it was loaded by turning...
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