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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Lamp Failure Warning indicator VIN: WBADM6346X
Fairly simple. . .really. At least, thats what I thought. . . at first. I have this 1999 BMW 528 that a body shop customer installed the wrong quarter panels on. The original tail lamps would not fit the wrong panels. SO. . .they got the tail lamps for the s...
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1991 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB54L2M
fans run at anytime,does notread on scranner
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1994 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52L3R
check eng. light goes on & off & sets both codes(341,342) at the same time engine stalls/surges only at idle & worse cold. we replaced crank sensor, module, & even disconnnected cam sensor & still acts up. cam sensor magnet is in place & it does have a good cl... Trouble codes: P0341, P0342
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6KD52B4R
this car runs ok until you run down the freeway and it doesnt matter if its a 1 mile run or 50 mile run just as you exit it looses power for about 15 to 30 seconds then ruturns to normal ive been working on this vehicle for a while fist time it came in found l...
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1995 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L shift solenoid b VIN: 1G6EL12Y0S
after replacing solenoid kit cleared codes and test drove.5-10 seconds after ecm trys to shift solenoid b it sets codes 29 and defaults to backup shift pattern. if anyone else has had this problem please help. or if i am missing something in my testing. ihave ...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KD54YA1
I have warm air coming out of the driver side a/c vent and cool air coming out of the Pass, side I checked the a/c system and pressure is good the system seem to be fine mechanicaly but i dont get cold air from the driver side. The is no codes, the blend doors...
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1990 Chevrolet Celebrity 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1AW84T8L
This car towed in to shop, won't run. Has fuel, good pressure and good spark, but no pulse from injector. The injectors got juice but no ground signal from computer while cranking and no data from ALDL. No blinking mil light when grounding at ALDL, all bulbs a...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L engine VIN: 1GCGK24F7P
I was wondering if I could get some help with this diesel. Owner is a good friend, and I do not have much diesel experience. Owner complaining of misfire, runs rough, smokes more than usual. I have loosened fuel lines at injectors, but every cyl. seems to be p...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L module faults VIN: 2G1FP22P1P
Hey Chevy guys. I just bought the car and took a trip to PA. I took my modis along just to moniter everything. On the way up I noticed a rough idle at a rest stop. Had injector fault on bank 2. Also oil temp was -34. On the way back inj fault did not reappear ...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1445T
This vehicle must be inspected by state. It will not pass with the MIL light on. The only code that shows on a SnapOn scanner is P0122 (TP sensor). The TP sensor was replaced. All other systems appear to be normal. No other codes or extreme readings observed o... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP Sensor)
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L 4th gear drops out VIN: 1GTGK29F5T
This post is for a fellow tech who I work with,and is working on his own truck.His diesel has a 4l80e trans and he has a problem with 4th gear when he lets off the throttle the engine goes to idle and when he applies throttle there is no engagement.He has went...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTDM19W3V
This vehicle came in with an SES light coming on going up a hill. I road tested the vehicle and found the vehicle has a dead misfire on cyl 1 as soon as you reach 100km As soon as you slow down below 100 km the miss stops. I monitored fuel pressure during the ... Trouble codes: P0301
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L no acceleration VIN: 1GCHK23181
This truck has twice when towing a trailer in the mountains at full operating temperature lost power ad the customer has not been able to accelerate over 2000 rpm. Code has appeared both times but upon checking no problem has been found. Has anyone seen this p... Trouble codes: 93 (Fuel pressure lower than commanded value)
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S02
This truck came in with a check engine light on and code 1345 in the computer. It has no running problems that I have experienced but the customer says that it has poor performance at times. I commanded the cam phaser to 10% at about 1500 rpms and it goes righ... Trouble codes: P1345
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Front Wipers VIN: 1C4GP64LXV
Hello All; Well here's another good one for you all. Van Came in three, four months ago with front wipers inop. Test all, found bad Wiper (Multi-function) swtich bad. Install new swtich, all is good and works fine. Six weeks later vehicle is back with no wipe...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Sway Bar Bushings VIN: 1C4GP64L2W
Replaced the original front sway bar bushings two years ago with MOOG replacements (Moog parts had the slit in a different place than OEM) But they are now making noise again. My parts book states that 4684890 is the correct # but the dealer has supplied me w...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Limited 2.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1C3EL65U01
The original customer complaint was that the instrument cluster illumination goes off/on when vehicle is driven over bumps. I began the diagnosis by verifying the complaint. Sure enough while in the service bay with the headlamps on, the cluster illumination w...
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1995 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X9V
this car feels like a missfire at a stop sign,only after you drive for a little ways, the missfire counts will read 30-40 on #1,2,3 only at stop sign and 40 on #4 at accel from said stop sign,the ltft is -11 on cruise and if it acts up at stop it will read +10... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
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1995 Dodge B1500 5.2L Interior control VIN: 2B6HB21Y4S
This van came in with the interior control panel lights flashing. These control panels (one front and over head the other near center seat) has been added by the body builder Chrystar. They control interior lights, vcr, tv, rear seat. The customer has no wirin...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Pads and rotors VIN: 2B4GP25G5X
This one will not go away... I have tried just about everything to remove this thorn out of my back side. I use Wagner thermquiet and usually have great results, but on this caravan I can not seem to find the answer. Has anyone had problems with aftermarket ro...
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2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L 3-4 upshift VIN: 2B3HD46V94
This vehicle has given us a run for our money. It will set a code PO734 and P1790 at light throttle when upshifting from 3rd to 4th gear. You can feel a mometary flare or slip between shifts. After about 3 instances of this it will go in limp mode and default ...
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1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Charging VIN: 4E3AL54F8S
This Eagle Talon does not charge. Tried new alternator with no change. Also tried ECM from another, with no change. The other problem that occurs is the transmission temperature warning light comes on, as soon as the car is started. Don't know if the problems ...
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1965 Ford Thunderbird 390CID expansion valve VIN: 5Y83Z12081
Hello A/C tech's, we have this @&!*%!65 Thunderbird here that is causing us all to consider applying at Hardee's. We installed a new expansion valve and drier, drew it to a deep vacuum and changed oil to ester oil and charged it with 134a. The system will run ...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L ride controll VIN: 2FMDA514XS
Hi all I have a windstar that another tech in my shop has been trying to fix for a week The air ride won't work .He has thrown a gem and a relay at it . the pump will run when jumped .also had a pump over run code in according to the other tech.now its in my b...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Brakes VIN: 1FTHX26F2S
Brake pedal is high and solid with engine off. When engine started,pedal drops almost to floor. No external leaks found. Replaced master cyl with rebuilt unit. No change. Replaced RABS valve,no change. Blocked off line from master to RABS valve,no change. Repl...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5145T
This Windstar has a intermentant miss under accelaration which explains the P0300. The vehicle has new plugs and wires on it. We also have a cam sensor code P0340. The cam sensor and drive housing was replaced about 6 months / 4000 miles ago and it ran fine af... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randam cylinder missfire), P0340 (Camshaft sensor code)
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6632W
Looking for some direction, car came in on hook for no start, cranks ok...found fuse #9 in under fuse center missing...contacted customer who advised car quit this past weekend and was towed to friends house, they found fuse blown, he replaced it and drove 150...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L valve train VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
help!!! not quite sure what's going on here. we did a cylinder head gasket replacement, on startup, we have a continuous valve train noise. if i had to guess, i'd say the chain tensioners seem to be loose. engine was quiet before valve job, but rattles like a ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
Hello group, This vehicle belongs to a good customer,so I really could use some help on this one.The only complaint is that the S.E.S. light is on.There are no drivability symptoms,but the customer wants it fixed. I went through flow chart from Mitchell and ... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel Pump Diagnostic Monitor)
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14261
have a very intermitent problem on this econoline. cust states vehicle will begin to black smoke and run terribly rough then clears out and then the idle will race. of course we cannot duplicate this problem as it has only happened 3 times in a month and a hal... Trouble codes: P0113, P0118, P1289 (cyl head temp high input), P0123, P0453, P0708
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L engine VIN: JCOYUO4IY1
Hi Gents, I have a ford escape that has the code po17c or 0017c. The car cuts out intermitantly but not when I have the car. Is this code a crankshaft sensor or cam sensor. Any info would be appreciated. I also get a code po402 which is Exhaust Gas Recircualti...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX172X3
Hello fellow techs. We have here a 2003 Ford F150 with a 4.2L engine (automatic transmission). The customer brought the vehicle complaining of misfire, hesitation, and check engine light on. We tuned up this vehicle about 10,000 miles ago (plugs, wires, Filt...
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1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GTCS1946T
Good morning group. I have a 96 sonoma 2.2 that was towed in for overheating. We have installed a used engine and the motor runs fine but i will not idle properly. It runs extremely rich at idle. It will rev fine and run down the road fine but if you back off ... Trouble codes: P0108, P0107
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1999 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGG25R6X
van came in with no fuel pump running, pound on tank fuel pump starts working, drive in shop remove fuel pump to replace and found out the new pump sender dosent have the hole for the pressor sensor. acording to GM if it is 8600 gvw or more the pump dosent hav...
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L Stall, Misfire, INT NO POWER VIN: 1GTFG25M51
this is the van from hell it came in from anouther shop who replaced every thing they rebuilt the engine replaced inj spider cap rotor pluges wirers fuel pump and it still has an interminten skip also stalls and looses power sets [...] and p300 all interm... Trouble codes: P1381 (missfire detected no ebcm/pcm serial data), P0300
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1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGED3556K
Hi Honda techs! Thought we had this one licked, but customer drove ~100 miles before it died on the freeway. I suspect the main relay, igniter, coil or ECM. Unfortunately, it's running perfectly in our shop. Will the main relay cause the engine to lose power b...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil pressure VIN: 1HGCB7654M
Car came in dead, no spark, no compression. New rings, bearings, all fitted individually. Used head with fresh overhaul to replace damaged one, new distributor for no spark condition...runs great but oil pressure falls off after startup...50psi then 25 then ze...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3254X
Where is the main fuel relay located? Thanks
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2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG16461
Hello everyone We changed an egr valve and cleaned all the passages in the intake but did not do the update as per service bulletin--don't ask why cause I don't know ?? All was well for a couple of weeks but now has come back with just the p1491 code and it se... Trouble codes: P1491
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, NO THROTTLE VIN: 4S2CK58W11
We cleaned the throttle body 5,000 miles ago. it had other codes for EGR and trans control and fuel level sensor. These codes are new. We can't duplicate any problems. Customer states "both MIL's are on" He also describes how after multiple restarts, the MIL's... Trouble codes: 1125 (controlled fuel and air metering), 1295 (controlled fuel and air metering), 1515 (controlled controlled vehicle speed idle control auxillary input.)
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2000 Jaguar XKR 4.0L inop cooling fans VIN: SAJJA42B8Y
Hello group, This car came in w/ an overheat condition. Engine cooling fans are inoperative. My alldata has no data as far as diagrams or anything else of use. Help from the experts would be great. Thanks, Sevan
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ68S3T
I inherited this vehicle from a tech that no longer works here, so here goes. this jeep has never had a running problem, back in may of this year it started setting the iac code. former tech replaced iac, pcm, and overlaid wiring, no changed ever. light will s... Trouble codes: P0505
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1441W
This Rover has a no start condition. It won't crank. The customer exited the vehicle and locked it with the key. He unlocked it with the remote and then it would not crank. He then replaced his key fob batteries. No change. The vehicle has been scanned with a ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA61E0P
Starting cold is ok. Idle speed will be "fast" and will decrease with the engine getting hotter. Problem is when engine is hot idle will be high about 900rpm. If engine is started again, after starting there is that normal accelaration to about 1300rpm and af...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Windows, sunroof VIN: WDBEA34E2S
Can't believe I'm posting this, cause these types of electrical problems are usually fairly straigtforward. Customer's obvious complaint was that the windows and the sunroof don't work. There is a dead short #2 fuse, 16A. Thereare 4 wires on the back side of t...
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1989 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.0L Cuts out, BACK FIRES THROUGH C VIN: JA7FL24D0K
this truck acts as if running out of fuel, have tried with air cleaner off, no change, always seems to have low power but the real symptom we are chasing is accelerating up a grade it will start surging then back fire through carb, weird thing is once it start...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y7V
Car came in with P0441 stored, tested and found two leaking vacuum hoses to purge solenoid {inside right front fender} and solenoid that would not stop vacuum. Replaced hoses and purge solenoid, cleared codes, test drove and car reurned thirteen days later wit... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap Purge Monitor Failure)
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16SVC
hi im about to blow up this vehicle.there is a code po443 present evap code. comes on pending during first drive cycle. checked all evap components as per test on mitchell.checked 4 leaks with smoke none found,vent sol.,purge sol., canister (it has the type ?a... Trouble codes: P0443
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L update required VIN: 4552425245
just loaded the latest version 23 on my consult and hooked it up to a 2005 maxima and the screen say that the software version on the converter is out of date. I need some detailed info on how to update it what cable where and anyother help
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1990 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HY54C9L
this one has me puzzled so here goes...occasionally this one wont start - it cranks fine, has good fuel pressure and great spark but the computer sometimes wont trigger the injection. It happens when it is stone cold or when hot - temp doesnt seem to matter. T...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ85M3S
every part on this thing has been replaced as far as sensors i had listed tune up fuel pump and filters and they have tryed 3 ecms in it too came in this morning and it would fire and smoke like regulator but not a leaker,checked for codes 341 cleared comes ri... Trouble codes: P0341
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1992 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L ABS system VIN: 1P4GH54R5N
Vehical has a hard brake pedal with both abs and brake light on. The ABS system is not being activated at all. I engerized the pump relay by grounding it and the pump does work. I have tried actavating the system relay but that is run by the controller. I do n...
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1980 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Shifting Points VIN: 2X87TAN135
I have numerous problems with shift points on this Non Lockup turbo 350 Transmission. Clutches Bands and Engagement are all Excellent - I am able to get all three gears to screetch. The problems are as follows. Manual First does not stay in first it short shif...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L oil leak VIN: WP0CA29841
Hello group, This Boxter came in w/ an engine oil leak. The oil separater was replaced 6 months ago. We found a leak at the rear main seal. We replaced the rear main seal using the factory press in tool. We also replaced the intermediate shaft housing w/ bolts...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L low power/detonation VIN: YS3EF4825Y
hello friends i need your help. i have a 2000 saab 9-5 3.0L V6 turbo. that is low on power and detonates. I ran the car with a boost gauge and only got 4psi. I tryed asking alldata but in there fax to me they said they could not find any spec but gave me their...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Engine Idle VIN: JT3VN39WZP
Good evening(I hope), I am looking for moral support before I tear into this. This rig runs rough at and off of idle. The new plugs(that the last guy installed) were a little washed out with fuel. I had low vacuum so I dropped the cat with no noticeable chang...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21AX1
Toyota Techs...As I stated in the history,we always found the canister hose off at the air cleaner assy whenever it came in with this evap code...but not today. Now we have a P0446 in history,freeze frame shows this code and testing is inconclusive.Both purge ... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap emission control vent system)
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2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L yaw sensor VIN: JTEBT17R93
performed pa. emissions test on this vehicle subsequently got a code c1663 yaw rate sensor calibration undone. could running an emissions test on this reset the calibration it is now at -128. If so is it resetable in the aftermarket has anyone ever heard of th...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWFA81H9T
This 2.0 Golf will stall very intermittantly. Will not restart immediately. After 15 mins to 2 hours will restart and run fine. This may happen once a week or once every two weeks. Customer states problem generally occurs after driving a few miles, so I antici...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF81HOW
check engine light is on. code for MAP signal is out of range is stored. Code diag. says to check vacum hoses to waste gate valve for leaks or wrong routing, which was ok. Then it says to check valve resistance, which was ok. then check power to valve - ok. No... Trouble codes: P0575, 1550 (MAP out of range)
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Factory car alrm VIN: JH4DC435XY
Sorry for the delay, guys. (Forgot all about it!) I replaced the central control unit for the factory alarm and all is well. Very rare failure on this unit, so no one had really seen before. Thanks for the help on it. I hope to return the favor soon.
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WBABJ5326R
This vehicle has been a challenge, Seth from Michigan has helped a lot. There were several help posts that are quite good also. The basic issue here seems the oxygen sensor circuit is not operating properly. I have a good responsive sensor reading at the senso... Trouble codes: 101 (Air mass).
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Instrument cluster, hvac control, VIN: 1G6CD515XK
Thanks again for the nine replies. The majority stated that they felt the ac compressor coil was begining to short. One reply even had a spec of 3.1 ohms. Sure enough the new coil was 3.5 ohms. I tried to induce the failure by running the vehicle for half the ...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L oil level VIN: 1GTEK19KXS
Thank you all for the advise. We are going to try and switch it back to a standard oil to see if it helps. We were just going to try to switch it to synthetic for gas mileage reasons. Once again thanks to everyone who replied.
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L turbo VIN: 1GCGK24F4S
Hey Chevy diesel guys, Thank you so much. Many of you were close to the problem or right on. We found that the vacuum was ok. We found that the wire going to the solenoid operating the waste gate on the turbo had a bad connection. No more excessive smoke, no...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNEK13Z92
Sorry for the late reply, heavy workload, vacation etc. Thanks to all who replied. James [...] added fuel and found no fuel pump operation because of no actuating signal to the relay, Charles, the fuel module is not on that circuit, that circuit powers the PCM and...
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L suspension front VIN: 2C3HD56F2S
First of all let me thank the 21 of you who offered help. I got sugestions to check steering rack,lower control arm bushings,sub frame bushings,outter tie rod ends,make shure all bolts are tight,motor mounts,and front wheel bearings. Special thanks to those wh...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52NXV
The problem turned out to be two wires that rubbed through in the wiring harness underneath the air cleaner. The wiring harness ran between the IAC motor and the PCM. Repaired the wires and all is well. The vehicle has been back on the road for almost two week... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2C4GP54391
It turns out that replacing the ecm fixed the stalling and odd fuel trim problems which left us with the miss under heavy load and the rough idle. Found firing voltage on secondary ignition was marginally high so replaced plugs and wires. This fixed the miss u...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46T1V
hi everyone, waited on this one for fix verification and how not to feel stupid about what had transpired. being a poss. comeback or warranty issue the same tech that had originally worked on it got it back again. yes it was the same code as previous repair. t...
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D7HE42N05
Well another day in this business and you think you have seen it all. What we have found and what the customer was talking about were somewhat related but not really. Had 6 replies ranging from throttle body service to relaxing all drivetrain bolts. One techni...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTEX15NOR
Many of you pointed toward a magnetized distributor shaft or faulty pickup coil in the rebuilt distributor. It turned out to be a faulty pickup coil in the rebuilt distributor. Information from a tech line had us check the duty cycle on the output of the picku...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hydraulics VIN: 1FTCR14A6R
Hi there, Thanks to all who replied. We did not use OE parts which was the problem. We kept on switching out the after market parts. This morning we pulled the gearbox and swopped the master cylinder, line and slave with OE parts. Bled the system by in...
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFALP62W4T
Customer never came back, I think he sold the vehicle. Thanks to all for the responses, think the pcm would have fixed it, don't think customer wanted to spend the money. Trouble codes: P0135 (ho2s heater circuit malfunction), P0141, P0155, P0161.
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L #5 cylinder VIN: 1FDSS34F8W
I ohmed out wire harness from idm to # 5 injector (good)I swapped out a known good idm and still no change, so said the hell with it and changed the injector again 'bing go' the miss is gone. I use to work at a [...] dealer ship and now that I run a fleet shop ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L wipers VIN: 2FMZA5143X
thank you fellow tech,I NEED ONE ON TO GIVE ME A PUSH ON THE WIPERS.WE THOUGHT THE WIPER MOTOR WAS BAD BUT WE NEEDED A PUSH.YES THE WIPER MOTOR WAS BAD,WE REPLACED THE MOTOR CLEARED ALL CODES AND EVERYTHING WORKS FINE. THANKS ,KIBLERS GARAGE INC.
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Heater Core VIN: 2FAFP71W2Y
Thanks for all the replies. A decision was made to go back with a dealer product (at no cost to us). As much as everyone stated electrolysis could be the cause, because of the mileage increments, we are leaning towards a mfg. defect. Kurt had the best idea to ...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FTSS34FXY
thank you to all who replied. there was a loss of fuel pressure down to 15 psi. we hooked up a vacuum gauge to the inlet side of fuel pump and found that the pump was drawing 25' of vacuum, spec is less than 6'. in the tank incased in the sender were two scree...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L abs pump VIN: 1FMPU16L5Y
Customer has not yet returned,but it sounds like a new abs module wil fix it if the relay is o.k.There is a option of having the module repaired if that is the problem.I will post fix when curtomer returns. Thanks again. Mike.
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2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1FAFP47V01
Hello everyone, thanks for all the replies. This car is at stock ride height, angles good. customer put two tires on back and problem gone. I just wanted to make sure, Thanks for all the help.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L abs system VIN: 1FTRX18W3Y
abs sensors checked out ok with scope replaced all three sensor any way did not fix the problem replaced abs brake module th brakes wook good now thanks to all that responded
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1994 Honda Passport EX 3.2L power steering pump VIN: 4S6CY58V7R
well thanks for all the replies, after checking into everything you guys suggested with no success the honda pump finally showed up. the oem pump fixed the problem, not sure why because everything looked the same. but as with most things that are a headache, w...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78832
John [...] from Pac Rim sent me a TSB regarsding the ELD. Others mentioned a tight threaded (i.e. feels as if cross threaded) gas cap could set the evap code. I ordered the ELD which goes into the front fuse box. The customer states that neither code has re... Trouble codes: 1298 (ELD voltage high), 1456 (EVAP leak- tank system).
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1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACCH58R2M
First, let me thank ciro from texas and johnnie from colorado for answering me they askd if it flashed a code and it did. unforunatly my friend's customer had enough of the trooper and has decided to trade it in on a new vehicle. To Jeff from washington, I pos...
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1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ7856M
I recieved several replies telling to check the cam and crank sensor sync. Using a lab scope I found them to be in sync and the distributor was installed correctly. I belive the problem to be a faulty pcm. The customer chose to get a used one himself and I hav...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L vent/air VIN: 1J4GW58N92
Removed the blower motor and found the recirculate door broke off the hinge and lodged itself so no air could pass thru vents. Thanks for all your help.
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Safety VIN: HETG345AFF
the jeep did have to go to the dealer to calibrate the seat sensors. starscan is needed to do this a quick painless trip and all is ok
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs VIN: SALTY1240X
Sorry for the time lapse before the fix, but due to the customers delay in taking the vehicle to the nearest dealer to diagnose ,450 kms away! The Land Rover dealer hooked up their 'Test Book' scanner and codes 4087 right rear wheel speed sensor erratic signal...
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1990 Lexus ES250 2.5L a/c compressor VIN: JT8VV22T2L
thanks for all the replies, we finally found the problem on our own. it was one of those situtations that you would call your worst nightmare. cure was vehicle was a gallon low on coolant causing a false reading to compressor shutting it down.
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L Stall VIN: JA3CY59W2N
well this one has a bad ecu but customer decided not to fix so thanks guy's I felt the ecu was the problem but the customer couldn't afford to put more money in this car so they traded it off just as well it smoked like a tar kettle anyway ...
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1998 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 2G2FS22KOW
First of all thanks to everyone who sent in replies.There were a lot of good ideas.All the test I performed showed everything in spec.It didn't do anything much for us after cleaning the throttle body.I called the cust. this afternoon and he said it was doing ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW12E0X
thanks to all who replied. the fuel pressure was leaking. fixed the problem. again thanks Trouble codes: 172 (rich exhaust), 440 (emission evap leak).
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NF12E2Y
Thanks to everyone for your help. The replies all suggested a faulty crank sensor, broken crank sensor wiring possibly from being misrouted and hitting the exhaust, a faulty ignition module or a bad fuel pump. I checked the crank sensor wiring and it was fine....
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L all VIN: 3G7DA03E61
Thanks to all that replied. The radiator was clogged 3/4 of the way with sealer. The guy who was suppose to fix this vehicle originally filled the system almost entirely with sealer. After removing the radiator was took the tanks off and got to see how well th...
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1991 Saab 900 S Turbo 2.0L Convertible Top VIN: YS3AL76L5M
Thank you all for your replies. I decided, as one of the replies suggested, to use the new fluid for the 9-3.
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, idle roll cold VIN: JT2VK12E3N
Well thanks to all that took the time to help, but the customer decided he did not want to spend any more on this Toyota. He did go and try to get emmission and failed with high nox. Replace converter and still failed. EGR system was working fine, but when bei...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cruise Control VIN: 1NXBR12E7X
Received 4 responses to this help request. Two suggested going to www.techinfo.toyota.com for the installation instructions. This site requires a membership and password, so I didn't go further, One responder suggested trying Audio Vox sinece they have made so...
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1993 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L 4-3 shift VIN: WVWJD4311P
well, i would like to thank all who replied, it appears that the 652 code does indeeed indicate slippage. i talked to the customer about this and the customer indicated that the transmission had been replaced 7 months ago. back to the transmission shop. . . .
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGG83AOT
thanks for the help fellow techs.we cleaned all grounds,inspected ecm connector,disconnected both battery cables held them together for several mins.cleared codes from ecm.checked alt. output,it was ok.battery was replaced a couple weeks ago,now there was a pr... Trouble codes: P0605 (ecm error).
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L engine code VIN: 3VWCB21C21
I could not find code stamped anywhere on engine. I believe it is an AVH. Special thanks to Dave [...], I have copied and pasted his message- Just for info I ran your VIN and there is an error in this somewere, the engine code comes up a AZG, but this engin...
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