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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB3317N
Hello all! I am having a hard time with this one. This car will not start on occasion. Customer will turn car off go into store (the lenght of time does not matter), come out and car will crank but not start. By the time we tow the car here it will start up. ...
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L engine VIN: WBSDE9340Y
this car has had an oil consuption issue that the customer had been told by bmw that it is normal and he needs to check the cars oil every time he gets gas. they say it is normal on the m-series high performance engines. we have seen several that use oil but n...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L turn signals VIN: 2G4WB52K4W
this one really puzzles me.it seems to me to be a ground problem.the vehicle starts up fine initally.when you pull the turn signal lever to the left the engine goes dead most of the time.if engine doesn't die then turn signals work fine.when the engine does di...
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1999 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L door locks, VIN: 1G6EL12Y6X
The power door locks will unlock for no reason at all. It does not matter if you are driving, setting, engine on, engine off, key on, key off. Someother things that I have noticed is that the fuel door has popped open when unlocking the front doors with the ke...
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L starter VIN: 1G6KS54Y8Y
I have a 2000 Cadillac Seville, it has an intermittent no-start. When turning the key to the start position the starter does not engage nor does the fuel pump run. Have checked and cleaned grounds, can find none loose. Also sometimes when vechicle does start t...
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1989 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 3G1AW51W2K
good evening-need help from a chevrolet expert-we recieved this car from another shop-it will start and run until it warms up and then it will die most of the time-when it dies the fuel pressure goes from 38 lbs to 5 lbs and then it will not restart-supposedly...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCEK19K4N
hi guys. i need your help on this one. this 1992 chev pickup z71 5.7 l runs well and has ample power. the problem is idling. idles ok cold, after a few minutes at idle, begins to have a rough idle, rpm fluctuation and then dies. happens only when hot and at id...
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1992 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L fuel smell VIN: 1G1FP23F4N
should be easy, strong odor of fuel, and after research found that if let idle for a while 5 minutes to an hour it doesnt really matter, although the longer you allow it to idle the more pressure is built up in tank, I found the issue by sniffing out under t...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L engine harness VIN: 1GCDC14KOP
Unable to locate engine wiring harness new or used anywhere.any help on this would be appricated.thanks.
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1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5442R
Car came in for fuel leaking out of injectors. Replaced all four injectors. Car came back 2 day later for check engine light. Found code 45. After monitoring scan data here is what I have found. O2 sensor goes full rich at idle in or out of gear. If you rev th... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Exhaust)
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Distributor VIN: 2GCEC19M2V
Our problem has to do with the distributor. I installed it the way it came out. I thought. Motor starts and runs but has a terrific flat spot when taking off and no real power. Also the MIL came on with code 1345 which refers to incorrect distributor installat...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GNDT13W5X
This vehicle was brought into our shop with a very unusual noise inside the vehicle with the engine running. Noise can best be explained as a water running thru a hose noise. It fades in after the engine is started and fades away after the engine is turned off...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Stall VIN: 3GNEC16TXY
vehicle came in with intermittent stall at stop. checked fuel pressure reading was at 50psi at idle, 46psi at 2000rpm. replaced fuel pump to no succuss, pressure is still the same. regulator when vacuum is disconnected shoots up to 58psi. looking through datab...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Cruise VIN: 1GCGK29U71
Hi all, Chevy dealer tech's please respond. I have a customer that wants a factory cruise system added on this truck. I called Autoway and there is no kit available from factory. This customer does not want aftermarket. My question: is this possible and what p...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L starter VIN: 2G1WF55EX2
set code #1626/ will not roll over starter relay does work fuel pump fires up.Great batt/ tryed a different key no roll over.check codes just 1626
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1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L No Start VIN: 1C3BJ45F5J
came into shop as no-start. cust tried coil, computer, ignition pick-up, and some connectors. there is no spark cranking, all tests lead to computer. tried reman from chrysler and same thing. computer will power up coil while cranking but will not produce spar...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L inner tie rods VIN: 1C3EL46R02
Inner tie rod ends worn out and can only purchase new rack with inner tie rods. Does anybody know if we can replace the inner tied rods only without purchasing complete assembly? Please reply if you have found a solution to this problem. Thanks Dave Harris...
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2002 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Hard start hot VIN: 2C3HM46R62
This car acts as if the rev limiter kicks in at 2200 RPM. Idle is fine and the codes P0335 & P0339 set immediately on key turn-on. We have scoped both the Crank and Cam (they were replaced with new ones) signals at the PCM harness and they are clean at all tim... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sens lost), P0339 (Crank sens erratic)
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1982 Dodge D50 Sport 2.6L No Start VIN: JB7FP5479C
truck cut off going down road.check for fire at plugs ,no spark.coil checks within specs,9.50ohms secondary and 1.04 ohmsfor primary.check terminals with test lite and both are battery volts any time ign is on.chrysler says this is correct,we tried 3 coils ,al...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L starting VIN: 1B7KF26Z2V
engine is hard starting at times.(intermittantly).replaced iac mtr -did not help. engine cranks and cranks until throttle is depressed about half way,then engine starts and runs. idles fair until reving engine,then runs ok.checked spark while eng. is cranking-...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L CCD Bus VIN: 3B7HF13YXX
Hi, all. Have one here for the Dodge boys. Came in with the yellow "ABS" and red "Brake" dash lights on, and the speedo wouldnt work til above 20mph and then it jumps up. Attempted to communicate with the ABS module and got a "No communication" message from th...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Underload VIN: 1B7GG22N0Y
Engine idles smooth but under load doesn't have power up hills that it used to. When accel under load coughs and pops as if it is missing but hot under load only, idles smooth starts fine. Loss of fuel economy. Short term fuel readings seem very high 92%
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L TCC engagement VIN: 1B7KF23671
I am posting for another shop that is off line at the moment. They wanted some more opinions on this. Right after trans shifts into OD, anywhere between 40-50mph, the TCC is commanded on/off causing a shudder feeling. At cruising speeds it is not felt. It is n...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L fuel gauge VIN: 3B6KC26Z31
fuel gauge does not move above empty.ICP cluster will do self diagnostics and flacuate all gauges including fuel gauge they all work when this is done .If i bypassed sender with a resister box fuel guage will move from empty to full. Checked fuel sender conect...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B6HB11Y42
Need help guys been working on this one for weeks complaint is as you drive vehicle down the road after running for 30 to 40 min. vehicle acts like you shut the key off for a second then picks back up. We road tested and dupliucated problem after 45 mins of ro...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHX26F8R
this is the bosses truck pulls a horse trailer with it. The last trip out it lost power after driving four or five hundred miles it lost power on hills . No smoke idels good but has a shake till you get it to around 2800 to 3000 rpms then it smoths up fills li...
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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDA41X3S
This vehicle was brought in for an intake backfire and no power. We've spent days testing everything and trying known good parts. #2 Cylinder shows a constant misfire. We've even tried switching the injectors into different holes.#2 still has a miss.The fuel p...
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L abs module VIN: 1FALP62W3T
Looks to us like ABS modual is bad, has power to modual circuit, we disconnected all sensors, have checked for short to ground, none found still no reference voltage. so we thought we would ask you Ford Guru's Have these had problems or is there a TSB on this ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L injection system VIN: 1FDWFE3456
This is a 1996 e350 ambulance package with a 7.3 diesel. The van will start and idle all day , you can rev it up all day and it does fine, as soon as you put it in gear and drive it a 100 yards or so it dies. It will restart immediatley and drive a little agai...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L #5 cylinder VIN: 1FDSS34F8W
test drove truck for a missing concern and found that indeed the truck is missing ,hook ngs up and run cyl contribution test , retrieve dtc p0275 ( #5 cylinder/balance fault ).did injector buzz test and found that #5 injector sounded bad.remove valve cover and...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W1X
i hope someone has gone threw this before. i fixed the evap wiring, but know i can not get the catalitic converter monitor or the evap system monitor to run, i have driven the wheels off it, and i have done the drive cycle over and over. the owner drives on th...
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRF27LL3
This truck will stall while running down the e-way. Some times it will restart immediately and sometimes not at all. It has always started and ran fine when I've looked at it.The exhaust back pressure is less than 1lb. at 2500rpm, fuel pressure is always 32-34...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP6637X
This vehicle will intermittently (about every 2 weeks) not start.Usually happens on cold start but not always. The plugs are always wet with fuel...dry them off and engine will start normally for about 2 weeks. All sensor inputs look normal on scan tool...but ...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRW07L21
this truck has lifter noise on the rh. cylinder head only, and only after hi-way driving, you can drive it all over the city and everything is ok, the oil pressure is always 45lbs or above, the lifters have been changed on rh head and there is no improvement, ...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW076X2
Ford does not even have any information on this code. Tried to remove it, it imidiatly comes back. Vehicle seems to run normal. No iformation in Modis or mitchell on demand. Anyone run into this code and what the fix may be?P0405 is not even on record at my lo... Trouble codes: P0405
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2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L 4th downshift VIN: 1GKDT13W9Y
This was a difficult one to decide which catagory to post it in. The problem goes like this, with the engine hot or cold you take off from a stop under normal driving conditions it will hick up a time or two(like a bad TPS sensor, which we ran a lab scope patt...
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4242K
HI Y'ALL ! Another Honda wont crank usually when hot (hot soak). There were codes for tdc/crank sensor(8) and cyl sensor (9). When it dont start we loose spark and injector pulse. The alldata flow chart leads me to replace the eECM with (known good) unit and r... Trouble codes: 8 (tdc/crank sensor inside dist), 9 (cyl sensor next to dist)
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG5652A
removed upper intake to clean egr port and reinstalled now idle goes up and down as if there is a vacume leak recheck removed and reinstalled and still the same thing no codes are set i am lost this was supposed to be a simple repair please help [...]...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L crankshaft bolt VIN: JHMCG5553X
this vehicle died going down road and customer reported bad noises.vehicle tow in. noticed that harmonic balancer was off and that crankshaft bolt is sheared off.note'vehicle has never had timing belt replaced and is still in good condition.we removed valve co...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L compressor ? VIN: 5GRGN23U23
Good day to all, Customer concern was a lack of air conditioning cooling ability at idle. I connected gauges and at idle the low side pressure was aprox. 65-70 psi, high side was 350 plus. Upon inspection the condenser was found to be plugged with grass seeds...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Speaker VIN: KM8SB13D44
i have no idea what should I do first this problem. What i did foe diagnosing was just test driving. *Problem: Buzz from front driverside tweeter (small speaker) *Verifing: 1) Passenger side is OK! 2) Buzz only when moving. 3) Buzz only when left turning 4) No...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no charge VIN: 4S2CM58V7T
Hello fellow technicians. I have this rodeo here that came in for alt not charging. Apparently they had it in a shop a couple of days ago and they tried 3 different alternators and finally said it was fixed. They brought it in here for the same problem. What I...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L brake booster VIN: 4S2CM58W6X
Just wondering if anyone has ran into this before. 1999 Isuzu Rodeo w/brake pedal squeak when applied. The squeak is coming from the booster area and only makes noise with pedal movement downward. Customer said it had stopped for awhile, but wouldn't you know ...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Steering coluum VIN: SAJHF1041X
Hi there, XJ8 when door opened/closed, the steering coluum auto lifts-drops correctly, there is a racheting type noise before any movement, suspect gears stripped on mechanism-but would appreciate any info on known faults in this area, before stripping. thanks...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1J4FT58L5K
This is an old high mileage vehicle. I have tested every sensor and all reading show normal operation. This particular computer system does not produce trouble codes, according to MODIS and Mitchell on demand. Possible causes for it's symptoms are usually faul...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Steering VIN: 8Z1J12T2WF
HELLO TEAM. When driving at a speed of 80 ,85 Km/h front wheels start vibratin but not in the radial direction ( as will be by a unbalanced wheel) they move as the steering wheel was moved in either direction very very fast. This movement of the wheels, causes...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L steering box VIN: 1J4GW48N71
This vechile makes a loud moaning /groan noise mostly while turning left below 30 kms(sometimes to right)at all times,its worst when moving slow or stopped.This jeep is equipped with a hydralic cooling fan system so the chrysler bullentins with changing up the...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: SALJY1243V
Customer complains of having to drive with two feet at least once a day and intermittently engine races when in park. I have no codes in memory and no check engine light,customer states he has never seen it come on. verified stall, engine hot and after sitting...
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1990 Lexus ES250 2.5L a/c compressor VIN: JT8VV22T2L
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH28F6W
car came in with check eng. light. po120 and po121. Replaced throttle body with updated throttle body to remedy this concern. Put first throttle body on and code p1121 accelerator pedal position sensor. range/problem showed up with key on. cannot clear hard co... Trouble codes: P0120, P0121, P1121
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L 2-3 shift harsh/late VIN: JTJHF1OU41
transmission has a harsh/late 2-3 shift . if you ease up on throttle when its supposed to shift it will be normal.i wanted to replace the shift solenoid but i am having a tough time figuring out which one is it. at one time it had a code po758 (i believe it wa...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBFA66E4M
The problem we are having is cylinders 1, 4 ,6, and 7 are getting fire and fuel , but are not firing. You can pull the plug wires off all four cylinders and the engine doesnt change. the other four cylinders effect it alot.we are getting 8 to 12 kv to all four...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBEB28D1C
this is pretty simple and straight to the point. We checked out this car, and found the head gasket to be blown. What were wanting to know is what special tools we would need to perform this job? they show only four tools on the head gasket side, but for the t...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA32E2S
Car came in check engine light on for second time. Customer's son cleared with some kind of generic tool once with same code. I can find very little information on testing this system. I have verified the vacuum system is tight going the delay on the cable. I... Trouble codes: P1701 (upshift delay switch over valve electrical control)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L suction fan VIN: JH82J91X04
The Engine / Air Conditioining suction fan doesnt come on when A/C pressures rise. A/C pressures will rise above 25 bar and then compressor clutch cuts off. I am able to activate suction fans using SDS in the ME, however I cant activate fans when I'm in the AA...
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1994 Mercury Capri 1.6L Release bearing VIN: 6MPLT01Z8R
Car had new clutch originally at 85K because slave cylnder leaked & customer said put in clutch as well. 4 months & 2K later , release bearing is noisy, goes away with just touching pedal. New clutch trio again , no new slave. Have not had to machine flywheel ...
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1M2XV14TXY
any common faults for these vans? wiring diagram shows that there is no computer control of downstream o2 heater,that it gets its power from the same fuse as the upstream,but unlike the upstream that the pcm grounds to turn on , the downstream is just wired to... Trouble codes: P0141, P0325
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L radio VIN: JA4MT21H51
I had to replaced the batery on this car. This a car was imported from United States and my customer does not have the radio code or any owner manual. The dealer here does not have the way to get this code. The radio model is [...] and the serial is 0914418...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Compressor engagement VIN: 1N4AL11D72
Hi guys (and gals), this Altima has an intermittent a/c compressor engagement, we have found that the a/c relay is losing it's ground signal. The pressures are good and system is full. It is equipped with the manual a/c system. The pressure switch voltage is ...
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2H521XN1
car had a code 42 and code 58. no spark, no inj pulse, good fuel pressure. discovered three pinched wires to cam sensor gy-rd,wht-blk,brn-wht.they were all shorted to block. repaired harness.no signal from either sensor, replaced both sensors, now have signal ... Trouble codes: 42 (est)
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L door locks/alarm VIN: WAUDA88D1T
The Fix Is In, Fist let me thank Bob [...] for taking the time to reply. Here we go. The trunk lock on this car did now work with the key. Customer brought in every key he owns. All the masters fit in the lock, b...
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1979 Cadillac DeVille 7.0L gas gauge VIN: 6D47599286
Hello:thanks for the replies,there were 12 in total,they all ranged from a poor sending unit to bad wiring connections to the possibility of a bad dash unit.After we found the 'hidden'screws,we removed the upper dash cover,we found the gauge unit is a printer ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Traction control VIN: 1G6KF5490X
Sorry it took so long i just got hold of him and he trade car off thanks for your help
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L power door locks VIN: 1GYEK63R8Y
Hi Guys The door lock inversion module was in the left side door pillar behind the rear door. I found this out by having the dealer fax me a picture with location. The problem was the door lock switch in the right rear tailgate pillar. Water got into the switc...
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1987 Chevrolet R30 Custom Deluxe 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHR33N7H
i had 6 replies asking me to test tps,ck dip,ck vac leaks & the rest were duplicates.i went to my snap on scanner & tested all the above twice.while playing w/my snap on scanner i went to the trouble shooting guide and found that the torque converter was slipp...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDM19W7S
Thanks for all the input. I checked the EGR this morning before starting the vehicle the pintle was not blocked or sticking open. The Central fuel unit had been leaking for so long, the vehicle needed to be run long enough and driven a few times to get it to f...
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Unknown VIN: 1GCHC33F9V
everyone said batteries or alternator which we had replaced both during testing.found bad cigarette lighter. thanks for all the help.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L srs VIN: IGCHK29U93
Thanks again to all who replied. After replacing the SRS Module we had to send the vehicle to dealer to have the module reprogramed.
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z7V
this one was a little strange due to the information gathered from the customer. the canister was replaced two years ago and the lines were flushed. well this one had charcoal in the lines and plugged up the new solenoid that i replaced a couple of weeks ago. ... Trouble codes: P0441.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L tcc VIN: 3B71F13Z61
sent vehicle to dealer for flash, they sold customer tps, output speed and governor pressure along with reflash to fix problem, i tried all three but the flash with no success. thanks for replies i recieved. john
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B8GP253X2
We finally fixed this one today. We had to put it on the back burner for a while pending customers approval of more diagnostic charges. The car finally started setting codes for injectors 1&5 control circuit. I pulled the injector harness for closer inspection... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FAPP1284M
Well i had 6 replies, few mentioned do a running compression test,it appears to be a combination of items between fuel injectors, excessive blow by cyl #4, the cam timing was right on. Replace the cat this brought all the numbers down but it still failed the o...
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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVLT22B9R
did not get many repalies with this one, but i scoped the distributor and it seemed good so i repalced the cap and rotor and the cid code went away, and for the stalling problem i scoped the ECT signal, was very poor checked wiring seemed good and repalced the... Trouble codes: 09 (ECT sensor ckt), 03 (Cylinder identification ckt fault).
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.5L 1-2 / 3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP65L1W
I am closing this post because I cant seem to find the problem. I got a reply about checking the vss because ford had a problem with a batch of them so I put the old one back in and tried another one. The only thing I notice thats weird about this problem is t...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1FMZU67EX1
thanks to those who replied.i spoke w\ ford service writer who helps us with our reflashes and was informed that that abs module did not need to be flashed.any way sent customer down the road.thanks to all
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Speedometer VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Thank you very much for the responses. From the information that I have collected the Ford dealer can reflash the PCM for the tire change, but only to certain sizes. So I have to figure out the dimensions of the wheel and tire combination that I want and match...
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L headlights VIN: 1GTEK19R3T
hey thanks to all that responded it turns out i was looking at the right relay in the spot where the old chevys had the fuse box the fix turned out to be the wrong relay the relay that was there was a 4 prong relay but the one that was supposed to be there was...
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L abs light VIN: IGKDT13W51
im posting this as a fix because the customer has not come back yet i replace the wires from the vss sensor to the pcm as per tac as to the replies i had were all good but this jimmy doesn't have a sensor in the rear they use the vss sensor in the transfer cas...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L 1-2 2-3 hard shifts VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
we tested the gear selecter switch per a new tsb and found that when shifting,the selecter would show a glitch on our lab scope.this will cause the module to go into a fail safe mode so we replaced the switch,retest drove and drove fine for us.will give back t...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L srs VIN: 1HGES25822
found i was mis diagnosing. when retreiving dtc's it did flash 3 or 4 times fast and then i got a 5-1 code, i guess that indicates 15-1. nothing was stated in info about this. i brought the vehicle to my buddies at honda and found the 15-1 code. opds is very s...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L block VIN: 5FNRL18952
thanks for all the help.it took about 2.5 hours to repair.we were able to get an air drill in with out removing block. we repaired four head bolt holes by using a insert kit from a company named (time fastener company inc).there web site is www.timesert.com. t...
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1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L transmission VIN: JACDH58V3P
One reply suggested the mode switch be checked. I did check the output from this switch. I even ran a load from it. Later on I got my hands on a MasterTech 3100 scanner which communicates with this TCM and I verified that the TCM was getting all the correct in...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L abs module VIN: SAJEA53C62
Thank you to everyone who replied. As everyone mentioned the wiring harness was the fault. When I pulled harness out, the contacts were badly corroded. I was able to clear the code with a ford scan tool, which took some time. Test drove car several miles and c...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Auto Gearbox VIN: 1J4FN28S4R
Well this fix turned out to be a bit embarassing for us, as it was our fault that caused the problem. The gearbox breather was fine and that was not where the fluid was coming from. When we installed the gearbox after the repair we did not route the tranfer bo...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
Well I have learned my lesson. DON'T WORK ON JEEPS!!! Well at least don't switch modules on them. I had the computer replaced and reprogrammed at the dealer and it works fine now. Thanks to all who replied.
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALTW15401
Most replies suggest this pig needs to go to Rover for proper scanning of the ABS unit in order to retrieve codes. Send it back to the used car lot to send in. Will post if dealer decides to go further with repairs.
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1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JM2UF314XM
the fix was the pcm. there was a very small ammount of what appeared to be corrosion on the board next to one of the capacitors. (look like small batterys). you could get a dealer reman unit for $550 or repaired unit for $210. i used www.ecmtogo.com also known...
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1993 Mazda MX-3 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1EC433XP
The customer with the MX3 told me that he had put a large amount of methyl hydrate in the tank to 'help it pass'. Since no other symptoms or problems could be found, I am assuming this is the cause of the high NOx. The customer took the vehicle, and I have not...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA34E2P
the customer has declined to buy the new unit, and there are no used ones available at this time, and since we had such bad luck last time, we have decided to not have this unit rebuilt. so the car will be towed back home to sit. thanks for the help
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF70F2W
Found open wire to 02 sensor heater causing P code for both 02 sensor heater circuits replaced wire from right 02 sensor to ECU this was the fix. Thanks for all sugestions. Stewart [...] Trouble codes: P0130, P0135, P0155.
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AK54F0S
thanks ty, the vehicle was not hit in the front but someone had been under the air filter box before and had eggshaped the top of intercooler. the hose was not tight around the intercooler causing boost not to work. fixed the intercooler and tighten the hose. ...
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L starter VIN: 1G3NL52E72
hi, i haven't seen the car again, but received some replies, suggesting good possibility that the defect is in the ignition switch.
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1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HX52K1T
Thank you all for your help. We replaced the crank sensor as many of you suggested and have not had a stall since. I'm keeping my fingers crossed and sending it out. Thanks again. Best regards to all, Jack Trouble codes: 107 (MAP sensor voltage too low).
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L door lock VIN: 1G2HZ52K3V
Well Guys, This one is fixed! The “black box” under the dash is called the body control module and list for $80 at the dealer. Dwain wrote to me and said to check the circuit board for a break. I snapped the board out (easy) and on the back side I could see a ...
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1992 Saab 9000 S 2.3L Rear shocks VIN: YS3CK58B7N
Customer elected not to try to remove the rear shocks after I outlined what might be involved. Three methods were suggested for getting the seized lower shock mount bolts out - hacksaw, torch, and penetrating oil combined with a lot of patience. Each would h...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF58Z51
Thenks for the replies. I performed top end engine clean and drove car several cycles. Light stayed off and code did not reset. Swapped new ignition cassette that i had replaced with original one and code didn't come back. Also found out that customer had prob... Trouble codes: P0340, P1313.
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L air conditioning VIN: YS3DF55K22
all the replies were helpful. swedecar was the most informative. using his data and the diagrams from our on line source i found that there was no reference voltage for the pressure sensor, it would show 4.5 volts at key on and engine start but when ac was sel...
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L extended crank VIN: 4S3BK6357S
well we hope we fixed this one, we test drove the car for 2 days on/off with scan tool on it, never acted up for us. i looked in idenifix for suggestion and they suggested ect sensor we replaced it and the customer has had it for 2 weeks and problem has not re... Trouble codes: P0335, P0325, P0420.
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SUBARU2147
only got three replys on this one ,went ahead and changed both o2s and idles like a kitten,data shows normal swithing now.
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1992 Toyota Celica All Trac 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2ST88P6N
After more testing And with the help of 2 members I have decided the ecu needs replaced, but customer declined service.
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