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1988 Acura Legend LS 2.7L Mechanical VIN: JH4KA3268J
Got this pig from another garage.Brakes on this acura are hard as rock when car not running.When running pedal drops nearly to the floor.STOPS NORMALLY OTHERWISE.Since other components had been replaced ,had to verify proper operation of those first.Bled entir...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L abs module VIN: WAULT68EX3
This Audi A-4 came to us from a Body Shop with a cracked ABS housing.We replaced the ABS control unit with a new one.I went with the scaner before removing the old unit and pulled the coding number.We have tried to install this number into the new control unit...
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1985 BMW 745i 3.4L turbo VIN: WBAFJ91080
Hey guys, I am looking for any and all information on this car (1985 BMW 745i Turbo) any technical info on the car basically but specifically ETM's, repair manuals, BMW training info functional description of the engine electronics, turbo, knock control, elect...
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1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L no throddle response VIN: WBAGC8314M
the car came in again with a dead battery. it had been sitting for about 2 weeks. while we were charging the battery we just put a new one in. we started the car and it idles, but will not accel. the throddle valves are not opening, and it is in a full rich/ l...
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1993 BMW 318i 1.8L blower motor VIN: WBACA5312P
Hi every techs : The blower motor is not working and has to be replaced.New parts cost around $ 500.,Found a used one from junk yard $ 100. Look up alldata and found out the blower motor wheels have to be cut out in order to get the motor out.And the new mot...
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1995 BMW M3 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBF9325S
replaced radiator and customer came back with check engine light on.pulled code 1226...no description anywhere!! HHHHHHEEEEELLLLPPPP!!!..ANYBODY KNOW WHAT THIS CODE IS AND WHAT SETS IT!!! thanks to all in advance!!! Trouble codes: 1226 (no description)
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8329W
after replacing cam sensor, I found the spark plug holes were filled with oil. we replaced v/c cover gasket and removed all oil, replaced all coils, and preformed a motorVac on the system, no luck. It still runs rough when cold for about 3 minutes. I have pull... Trouble codes: 75 (misfire several cyc cutoff), 70 (misfire cyc 8 w/cutoff), 62 (misfire several cyc), 57 (misfire cyc 8)
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1999 BMW M3 3.2L guages VIN: WBSBK9332X
E36 Nightmare Car runs fine, when driving possibly when bumps are found all lights (icon) on cluster come on. Does not affect engine running. AVR ok, It seems as if the cluster has a bad solder joint, Any one been down this road?? The price of Circuit boards i...
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1988 Buick Reatta 3.8L Signal Lights VIN: 1G4EC11C4J
Hey Techs, Have a Reatta that when you turn on the signal lights, the vehicle makes a single beep before they start to work. The vehicle does not seem to have a simple flasher for the signals,but seems to have "Turn signal Alert Module" which is probably very...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19K9P
I am looking for specifications for this vehicle. Being an import our scanners do not connect to the on board diagnostics. Can any one please inform me of fuel pressure & volume specs. The vehicle seems to be going lean under load. Spark system has been tested...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W2S
Ok this truck is killing me, One year ago a very good customer brought in this truck he just bought, for a great price according to him. We checked it out, a major safety inspection, everything looked ok. About a month later the truck came in on the hook, I c...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 1GCEK19S3T
I do transmissions and took this in because it is slow now and he said to begin with it started hard and thought he needed glow plugs. When he gets here he mentioned it won't revve up some times. Alittle more then I really wanted to get into. But it is here. S... Trouble codes: P251, P370, P606, P406
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Knock Sensor VIN: 1GNDT13W4T
This Vehicle originally came in with a running problem. Customer complained that the vehicle would shut-off when the gas pedal was released and coasted or brought to a stop by using the brake. Fuel pressure was ok was within specs 54lbs. The vehicle was was ha...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Accumulator VIN: 3GNEC16TXY
Hello group, This Suburban came in with a seized A.C. compressor. Long story short, GM has redesigned the accumulator. This requires replacing the line that goes to the rear evaporator. The orginial accumulator is made by Delphi with these two seperate #'s 157...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Transmission VIN: 1GNDX03E6Y
Hello Iatn members, I have a transmission problem which I hope someone can help me this one. The vehicle came in with no gear in D range and 3rd gear. Vehicle would not move in the these ranges. I have checked all the basic-ok. Transmission range switch-ok. ...
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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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2002 Chevrolet yukon 6.0L blows fuse VIN: 1GKFK66U12
truck was towed in to a shop a week ago with a blown ecm fuse the shop installed a new fuse and sent customer on his way. truck was towed to me with the fuse blown we replaced the fuse and did some test the fuse run the pcm and fuel pump relay power pump test ...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L battery VIN: 1C4GP5YR9T
cleaned battery connections and grounds, replaced alternator.
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Speedo, check engine light VIN: 1C4GP54R1V
Vehicle brought in with check engine light on, speedo not working and not shifting right. Found 2 codes in PCM- P0500 & P1698 The Shift indicator on the dash has boxes around all of the selections PRND3L all of the time. The speedo does not work. I can get...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Radio VIN: 2C8GP54L71
Hello techs, I've got a real weird problem here on this 2001 Town & Country w/ a 3.8. Before we do any dash work, we like to make sure all the controls on the vech. works. a/c, radio, c/control, etc,. All were working. So upon completion of the a/c evap. core...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L no top end power VIN: 1B7HF16Z9T
Customer complaint "no power on high way" road test confirmed at 115kmhr its maxed out, decel and re apply gas ok power until max speed reached? [Note; body/suspension lift kit and oversized tires installed] After testing and finding nothing, we spun the truck...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z0X
This code keeps returning shortly after clearing. I tested voltage with my Vantage meter at the O2 connector and found .171 and snapping at tan/white, B+ at grn/wht. The wierd voltages are 30+VDC at both the blk/grn and blk/wht. I went straight to the PCM term... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 sensor high voltage)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
Vehicle intermittently, under steady throttle will buck and jerk, usually at 35mph and 53mph. The customer claims that when he is towing a camper the problem will occur more frequent. I have verified the concern 2 times and it feels as if something is shutting...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1D7HU18D43
This Hemi 5.7L is getting only 7.5 Miles to the gallon in city and 12 on highway. Power seems pretty good but definitly has better power when cold. I haven't done any other drivablity on any other Hemi's so have nothing to compare power with. I scanned the dat...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L speedometer VIN: 1FTHX25H5N
any help would be appreciatted.
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FTDF15N9P
vehicle dose not want to idle smooth especially after it warms up. Also if you drive it at low speeds it shakes and has poor acceleration or if you step into gas easy. If you mash it to the floor it takes off and runs good and also at highway speeds it runs ok...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDKF38G5S
Hi there, this F350 has been sitting for months while we yanked the engine for rebuilding the cyl heads, finally got it back in during our slow time and now it does not start, no spark, no coil pulse,ive gone over all the wiring and nothing is left loose, crim...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Owner complaint of CE lamp on, with no drivability concerns. Scan shows code P0171 lean bank 1. STFT +5 to -5% both banks. LTFT +12 to +18% idle, +5 to +9% cruise. I notice no drivability concerns. I removed MAF sensor & elements were covered with fuzz on inle... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1)
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
Truck came in running rough, Found melted front right harness connector going into valve cover, replaced valve cover and installed complete used harness. Truck runs fine then just starts cutting out bareley runs and will stall. Service engine light comes on wh... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module Kam Error)
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L abs module VIN: 1FALP52U5V
"abs" light goes on & off while idling in park & sets codes. wheel speed data on scanner ok while driving.
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTZR15X4W
truck came in with most accessories not working, tryed to scan the gem module and got no commucation. tested aldl wire per mitchell and i had a dead gem module. replaced the gem module and now all of the accessories work fine (windows ,dome lights, 4x4) but th...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Unknown VIN: IFALP
We had a 1998 Taurus come in. It drives & shifts fine. Problem is when you come up to a stop sign, sit for a second and take off, you cant go at all, like you are in neutral. If you shift to reverse or park and then back to drive, you can take off with no prob...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L brake pedal VIN: 2FTRX18W3X
Customer came into the shop with a complaint of a low brake pedal. The customer himself replaced abs unit and the master cylinder. With still a low pedal. The truck was sitting not driven for about a year. We replaced brake rotors on the front and rear. Replac...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L same VIN: 2FMZA55451
This thing is'nt like a contour or mistake...@ about 10 or 15 litres it will kick the nozzle off.The vent valve,canister and filter box all flow smoke and shop air but with them disconnected it will fill!The vent valve will cycle and theres been no ses.Filler ...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L 4 low VIN: 1GKDT13W0X
Where is the transfer case control module??? -customer came in for lack of power -we found fault code P1875 indicating problem with 4low switch -scan data shows 4 low at all times -this caused computer to have erratic shifting and no power -no codes in tccm - ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 SLE 6.0L axle seals VIN: 1GTHC29U33
Have slight rear axle seal leak both sides, vent hose seems unusually long and small. Are we barking up the wrong tree here, are they known for seal troubles? This truck well kept run easy, two wheel drive floating axle.
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Noise VIN: JHMBA4232M
We installed a fuel pump for a no start condition. The vehicle came back with a noise. After some inspection we determined the noise was from the fuel pump - we replaced the fuel pump again. The noise still came back. The noise seems to come from the fuel pump...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Unknown VIN: JHMEJ6634W
To all the great tech,s from this web site, thanks for reading this help request, I have a 1998 Honda civic which shift really hard into drive, it goes smooth into reverse, it also has a hard 1-2 and 2-3 upshift, I have checked the motor and transmission mount...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Surge VIN: 2HGEJ6571W
Vehicle came in with idle surging rapidly. Disconected the IAC valve and idle smooths out but stays high. We rushed to replace the valve without the proper diagnosis and it byted us on the but. Now we grab all the info and we tested again. We even used the new... Trouble codes: 1509 (iac valve circuit failure)
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGLEM2257
car starts for [...] and quits.no codes.no tsb's.good spark wnen cranking and inj pulse. If we disconnect crank sensor car fires up and runs. Replaced crank sensor but didn't help.Old crank sensor actually checked out ok, but we thought maybe.Thanks for any...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L start & die VIN: 1J46W485X1
this jeep was towed in after customer installed his battery, it was a no start. i was having power on the sensor ground wires so i changed the computer with a used one with same numbers, and same thing. well we found that problem, the customer took the ground ... Trouble codes: P1687 (no mic bus messages)
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W3V
HI everyone and thanks for any and all help. Don't have a lot of info to share here. Stall on decel is very intermittent maybe two times per week. No codes current or in memory. Checked archives,found a couple possibilities. One was a tsb to do with evap syste...
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1969 Mercedes-Benz 280se 2.8L heater controls VIN: 108.18-12-
The 4 temp., air distribution levers that rotate as you adjust them are very weak. The small knobs that are part of the lever break and simply replacing them doesn't seem to last very long. The effort to move them is too much so I am assuming that cables that ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA32E4R
Hello mercedes techs! The customer came in complaining that his car would not accelerate from a stop had occasionaly die but it would restart right away. I confermed the problem with a test drive, hooked up a fuel presure guage and my scanner. The scanner gave... Trouble codes: 036 (O2 system at lean limit. system too rich)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA22E4S
Customer came in with the MIL light on. We scanned the vehicle and pulled a P0505 - Idle Air Control System Malfunction. Vehicle has no obvious symptom. We researched the code in our Mitchell OnDemand system and they recommended the following: 1.) Check for ai... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System Malfunction)
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L lighting control modual VIN: 2MEFM7542X
intermitent clicking relay sound coming from lighting control modual
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L head bolts VIN: 4A3AX35G1W
i am tring to put a cylinder head on this vehicle. tightend bolts to specs. broke one off. did not specify getting new bolts. i got a new set of bolts broke a new bolt off. different holes. called 2 machine shops. and a dealer ship all say the same thing. 58 l...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L speedo VIN: 4A3AC44G41
This vehicle has short on gauge circuit.I believe the problem is with speed sensor circuit. Every time I start vehicle fuse blows for gauge circuit.Has anyone seen problem with gauges causing this problem?
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1986 Nissan 200SX XE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, SENSOR Lamp On VIN: JN1PS26S6G
coil under air filter housing within specs, receiving 12.5 volts but wont fire. (tested without any coil wire to insure that bad ignition coil wire is not the case. Can't determine if the ECU is bad or just LED Green Light is out, (red flashing in sequence of ...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: JNPAR05Y1V
Hello to you all, I have this 1997 pathfinder which is giving me a headache, every month this truck comes in with the brake pedal low, the brakes have all been done, on every occassion I bleed the brakes, and the braske pedal comes right back up where it shoul...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 3N1CB51D91
Well guys I went too look @ this one for a friend and was convinced it was a fuel pump(even though mileage is low). The car would not get out of its one way just bog and act like it wasn't getting enough fuel. Since I'm lookin @ this after work and had no fuel... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bnk 1 sys too lean), P0174 (Bnk 2 sys too lean), P0303 (3 misfire), P0300 (random misfire)
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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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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G3HN52K7W
Hi Techs! This Eighty-eight came in on a hook after dying. Vehicle started right up, but hydrolocked after we shut it down. We replaced the upper plenum and lower intake manifold gaskets to correct the coolant loss. Replaced the radiator cap. Now vehicle will ...
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1985 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2FS87S2F
it seems these old gm's are the worst for me, i have been on this car almost all day and not much closer. i need some help hard to start, will not idle. if you floor this car it will start and rev up just fine sounded to me like way to rich. scanned and got t... Trouble codes: 34 (maf sensor or circuit too low)
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1991 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L interior door lights VIN: 1G24X53L5N
Have this 91 Pontiac boneville with a battery draw. We replaced the power window motor due to being inop. Before we put the door panel on I cked the function of door lock latch, seems to work fine and door lights come on and off with the delay. But somtimes th...
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1994 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDU06L9P
This car came in to the shop with the customer complaining of a check engine light on and no drivability concern. When the brick was put on it, it came up with 101. Mass airflow failure. I printed out a flow chart for this code which hadme check the A B and C ... Trouble codes: 101 (Mass airflow failure)
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L exterior lighting VIN: 1G2HX52K8V
problem with this car is the headlights,parking lights and the dash lights all flash like a strobe when turned on automatic through the ambient light sensor when it gets dark enough or cover it up. every thing works normally if the headlights are turned on man...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2JB5241V
hello,have a strange one here this car was towed to shop timing chain broke about a month ago customer can just now afford to get fixed. replaced timing chain and had cylinder head reconditioned with new valves and complete valve job. reassemble and now engine...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Daytime running lights VIN: 1G2NF52T8Y
Please help, this car came in with the customer complaining of no ac and that the lights came on in the middle of the nite and couldnt be shut off. The ac is fixed but im pulling my hair out trying to figure out the lights. The body computer had a B2602 code(D...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, NO POWER VIN: 1G2WK52J92
this vehicle has no codes, long term fuel trim is -30.00 o2 sensors seem to support this, one thing we found is that baro sensor reads 14 psi koeo,replaced map sensor no change, once engine starts map sensor seems to read normal,two weeks ago another shop repl...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L radio VIN: WBAFB33511
The customer didn't want to attemp to fix the car at this time. Do to the fact that the noise could only be heard on a few of the am stations I sugested that the customer gets better antenna and better amplyfier, the factory ones have noise problems from what ...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52L3R
Replacing the Pcm fixed this Buick. The traction light is off now, both computer codes stay away & car runs great! - Thank for all the help! Trouble codes: P0341, P0342.
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1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L head bolt serts VIN: 1G6KY529XR
was able to replace time sert to a lower position in the block. The head bolts were threding all the way to the end of the sert. replaced gasket and head botls.
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KD54YA1
I got seven replies and 5 said LOW CHARGE, Well i feel a little silly for having to open a help request because the charge was low, but that is what i did. Yesterday when i hooked up the ac machine the pressues were good so i did nt think low charge. It was on...
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1987 Chevrolet Caprice 5.0L Alternator VIN: 1G1BN81Y9H
Thanks to most all who replied. Sometimes we overlook the simple things. A lot of people told me that it was o.k. to have the regulator red wire hooked to the output terminal, so I checked the output wire to the battery and found it to be the problem. No outwo...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDC14Z0P
well...just as i suspected, it was lean. The injectors were the culprits. I decided to run a motorvac on this one, because all of the odd drivability cases i've had, seemed to improve with one of these services. This one did in fact improve, and that was enoug...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L starter VIN: 1GNEC16R6X
Thank you to all who replied. The problem ended up to be the code 1345. I reset the distributor to the proper place and the vehicle never exibited the drag at start up any more. I did follow through with all suggestions and found that all the voltage drops wer...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L cycling switch VIN: 1GCGK29U2X
as per the replies we replaced the pigtail and cycling switch. this cured the problem. vehicle has been on the road for2 weeks now and customer says all is fine.
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L trasfercase VIN: 3GNFK16RXX
thanks members this vehicle is fixed,vehicles wiring harness was corroded tan wire to encoder just before connector under master cylinder also green wire on rt.speed sensor used for tranfercase output rpm this was broken at sensor connector.I used voltage sour...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L dash gauges and lights go dead VIN: 1G1NE52J0Y
sorry, but this one ended up at the dealer. i drove this car everyday for a week and it would not act up and then the next day i couldn't get it out of the shop. the problem was so intermittent that i could never catch it when it happened...whatever it was. i ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L starter VIN: 2G1WF55EX2
ended up towing to steeler ship body control module was problem
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19V75
Hi fellow techs, I am closing this post belatedly because I have not been able to verify the complaint,and the owner wants Chevy to fix it.I don't see a problem other than a need for more torque.Maybe my friend should have bought a truck with a larger engine...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2B8CP44GX1
decarboned engine using motorvac. thanks for all the help. mike
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1991 Dodge Stealth 3.0L srs VIN: JB3XD44S2M
sorry for the delay, my pc has been down, have been speaking with customer and has decided to not proceed any further with diagnostics, if he does bring back in i will update this post.
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L odometer VIN: 1B3HD46F10
thanks for the replies, I replace the circuit board and the problem is gone.I think their should be a way to reprogram for this problem but on something this old maybe not. The service manager at the chrysler dealership offered to try and reprogram with his DR...
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2001 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L Lighting VIN: 1B3ES46F71
Thanks for all that helped out with this car. We did not find a repair kit for the wiring connector and the customer did not want to spend the money to replace the entire instrument cluster harness.
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1986 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30H7G
The beast lives! Taking the advise of most of those that replied, I checked the choke and accelerator settings first. Choke was right on, but the accel pump was not even close to being set correctly. Even though the pump stream looked good, it was not retracti...
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1986 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L cruise control VIN: 2FTHF2619G
Well I didn't get any good replies on how to test the amplifier, so I rechecked a few things ,dump valve, switches, speed sensor, wiring going through firewall, vacumm supply, brake switch, all work ok, except for being able to wiggle the steering wheel and ch...
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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L engine VIN: 1FAQCP5545
Thanks to all the people who answered my call for Help, they pointed me in the right direction. I removed the back valve cover to find that the #3 cylinder pushrod on the exhaust valve side had come out from underneath the rockerarm contact point. Some how t...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37H8R
Thanks SO much to all of those who replied! Although none provided the exact fix, all responses got our creative juices flowing in order to determine a correct and timely repair. Also, all responses lead to a greater understanding of the system. The fix is a... Trouble codes: 334 (evp ckt high).
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.5L Reverse engagement VIN: 1FT3W36G25
Thanks to Scott, Pierre, Sherman & Lane. Good responses from all. Scott & Pierre informed me of a kit that I was unaware of. (Superior #K 043) I knew of the problem that the kit addresses. I just didn't know of the kit. Thanks. However I didn't actually use it...
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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDA41X3S
We finally had to let this one go. Further diagnosis was not an option for us nor the customer. Thank you all for your ideas.
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6673V
Thanks to all that replied. I replaced the coil with a new factory coil and one week later not tach jumping. thanks a million. Trouble codes: P0725 (Engine Speed).
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HG3J8144X
Bought a new distributor housing from Honda. came with all three pick ups, tdc pickup, cam and crank. only thing it didn't have was the coil and igniter, i used my old one. No problems, car has been gone more than a week now. Customer didn't want to do it, sai... Trouble codes: P0336.
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1998 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVD14NXW
This turned out to be a miss diagnose. Originally the problem was thought to be fuel pump/electrical.The actual problem was broken timing belt/ bent valves. After replacing the timing belt which was the original on a 170,000 mile plus vehicle and 3 bent valves...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L check engine light VIN: SALNY22222
Thanks for the replies,it appears that the vent hose to the valve covers was cracked near the tee that joins the two valve covers.I have sealed the crack temporarly and is working great,no check engine light.waiting on new part from Land Rover.Customer is wait... Trouble codes: P0171 (Left front O2 lean), P0174 (Right rear O2 lean), P1477 (VIS power/butterfly valve motor open or short to ground), P1470 (VIS Balance valve motro always open), P1472 (VIS power/butterfly valve always closed).
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1NB3535X
Thanks to all who responded and I apologize for taking so long to close this. (I wanted to make sure that the problem was solved.) First, let me emphasize that the problem was not a misfire condition, just a lower than tolerable idle when cold. After checking ...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L compressor VIN: WDBEA26DOL
Retest all inputs to MAS and replaced MAS with new unit and a/c is working properly at this time. Mas was just replaced one year ago(rebuilt). I guess that rebuilt parts dont last sometimes. Thanks for all your help.
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA67E2P
Well thanks for all the great replies. Most said to check the fuses and the overload protection relay, which is actually a module. The fuses are good, however the module is bad. There are a couple of other bad control units in this beast, the engine and the ...
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Accessories VIN: 4M2ZU55P3X
Thank you all for the remote program. sorry i did't close this request 2 weeks ago it sliped my mind 'thanks again'
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1993 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L No Start VIN: JA3CA26AOP
We recieved many great diagnostic fixes and ideas and ultimately tried a reman distributor, even though the old distributor met all the listed criteria for proper function. Apparently there is a function in the distributor that cannot be tested that is neccesa...
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1987 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1HZ14S7H
,The first time I took this car home it lost power and limped 10 miles back to the shop,I shut the motor of for a few minutes and it started back up with no problem.Next time it happened I pulled over quick,shut it off for few seconds,restarted and it was ok.W...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31DXY
Sorry for the delay. We took car back to dealer for reflash but they said we had to replace cat. Replaced cat, sent car back to dealer for reflash car is now fixed. Thanks to all those who replied. Trouble codes: P0430.
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: JN1CA31A7Y
Well, as I've previously stated, the customer took the car to the dealer to verify it needed a computer as we told him and yes, that solved his problems. I think the computer was messing up random circuits. It's ok now. Trouble codes: P1320 (Ignition Signal-Primary), P0155 (O2 Heater Circuit B2S1), P1220 (Fuel Pump Control Module Circuit).
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D41
After talking to 2 dealers that would not offer much help I found 1 that would. It did turn out to be a ECM with 3 blown coil drivers. I was able to get the to fix it under 8/80.
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1987 Plymouth Caravelle SE 2.5L Dies on cold start VIN: 1P3BJ46K7H
I received 2 ways to test the injector when cold from other members .Which proved inconclusive .At this point I stayed with the low fuel pressure problem because it was the only thing that was not in specs. I tested pressure before the fuel filter & got 19 psi...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L engine VIN: 1G2NE52T9V
it turns out this is particular engine has to have the rotators on the intake valves,which is pretty unusual,since most other engines have them on the exhaust.i guess the machine shop could be blamed,but the norm is that they are on the exhaust valves.the loca...
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2001 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: JF1GF43561
I would like to thank every one for their help.After changing all the idlers,water pump and crank gear. Still had the same problem.I also checked the crank end play It was OK.What i did was shim the crank gear out 1/16 of a inch.This took the belt off the fron...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3HN87R8T
we figured it out with the help of your replies. we never had any reason to check the o2 because hc and co were pristine, but when we scoped the o2 we found a lazy one. orderd a dealer, highly recommend for non-comeback purposes and no doubt. installed new o2 ...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L a/c compressor VIN: WV2EE0701S
thanks to the suggestions after tracing and retracing the wiring I broke down and ordered the fuse panel ... and it corrected the problem
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