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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUFC5446K
help help this came in from anouther shop with siezed engine ran without coolent i replaced engine now i have no ig. tack doesnt show any signal while crakning i have checked timing belt timing speed sencor ref sencor both show 1k res i see triger sig from di...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L oil temp. gauge VIN: WAUCB28D4X
This vehicle has an inoperative oil temperature gauge. Looking under the hood, I had seen a single wire hanging near the oil cooler/filter housing. According to the wiring diagram it is indeed for the oil temp sensor. When connected to ground the temp. gauge p...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B7Y
Customer recently bought this car and at the time of purchase the check engine light was on. After performing the above listed repairs, the engine still has a surge/shudder on first moderate accleration from start, not stomping on it. Have replaced the mass ai... Trouble codes: 16684 (random/multi misfire), 17536 (long term fuel trim. bank 1 system lean), 17538 (long term fuel trim. bank 2 system lean), 16685 (cylinder 1 misfire), 16688 (cylinder 4 misfire), 16687 (cylinder 3 misfire)
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8321V
Good aftrenoon BMW techs.I have a car here with the check engine light and the airbag light on.Engine codes are 108 and 112. The 112 code is the cam pos. sensor ,but I have no diagnostics for the 108 code.code description is continuous voltage.Also I have Airb...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAY71030
Hello everyone, First time customer,check engine light(MIL) is steady ON, EML light is also steady ON,poor acceleration,checked for codes by generic OBD2 scanner,I have found fault code P1030,P1049,and P1062,my generic OBD2 scanner read the fault codes only an... Trouble codes: P1030 (p1049-), P1049 (p1062-), P1062
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L starting VIN: 2G4WB52K8W
this vehicle was towed in no start key turn and nothing happen using alldata flow chart check crank signal and pcm bcm fuse is good check crank signal at pcm its good, ground starter enable at pcm the car starts flow chart lead to replace pcm i replace the pcm...
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L no comms VIN: 1G6CD5157K
Long one - bear with me. Vehicle arrived for A/C check, "Service A/C" lamp illuminated on dashboard. Being a caddy owner myself, I immediately tried using the onboard diagnostics to gain access to the system, expecting to pull an "F" series code. Using the OFF...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L ride control VIN: 1G6KD52B7R
bought the rear struts, and i the dealership told me to by pass the sss any help would be appreciated
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1GEEH90Y2W
if the a/c system is sitting on 60 degree's you turn key off 15 20 min later turn key back on the temp go's from 60 degrees' to 90 degree's without commanding it to . removed control head tested voltage and v dropped grnd's no problem found , no trouble code's...
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1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1LT54T5L
Here is a mystery to me. I have this Corsica here that intermitently under load goes fubar. Road testing this vehicle the o2 MV go down to 0 valve train gets noisey and vehicle loses all power. have tested just about everything with no results found. replaced ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust)
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1992 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 248A7RVL81
i have checked all ingtion system is not losing spark even changed icm and still stalls.check fuel presuure in spec but when van stall loses all fuel presure and when you try to start no inj pulse until key is rest then will start every time then stall in 30 s...
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1992 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 4.3L MIL Lamp on, running lean VIN: 2GBEG25Z1N
This Vehicle came in with a check engine light on and a quick scan showed a CODE 13(o2 SENSOR OPEN,SHORTED OR BAD.) I replaced the o2 sensor and cleared the code and let the vehicle go...and lo and behold it came back and you guessed it...the light was on and ... Trouble codes: 13
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEK19K2P
This vehicle has an intermitant rolling idle. It will rev up and down about 3to5 times and then go back to a normal idle. It may take up to 2 hours for this to occur. All scan tool data looks normal when this occurs and fuel pressure remains constant. The only...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L door locks VIN: GCDC14K4P2
while replacing a window motor, The wiring for the door lock fell out of its connector shell. I put the wires back where I thougt they should go now the door will lock/unlock with security system, And only lock with the button depressed it will Not unlock when...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1FP22S4P
Car will cut out at idle & under load, usually all of the time. But, at times, car will run fine (even for 20 miles or so). At first, it would cut out intermittently, but now we can get it to act up almost all of the time. It acts like ignition is cutting out....
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52T8V
I have a misfire on no, 3 cyl not all the time car was at dealer 2 weeks ago for a no start they put a bcm in i saw the bill ... anyway the customer then had the coils the tower and plugs and boots replaced by someone else the he brings it in to my place and s... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 121 (tps out of range)
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L compressor VIN: 1G12345678
Van came in with no cooling.Leak test found compresser shaft seal leaking. Replaced compressor with used one (cust, request) and replaced orfice tube.Came back next week with system freezing up after about 20 min of driving.Presures normal,fan works ,replaced ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13RXX
Thanks in advance for your help! This vehicle came to us 6 months ago with a P0300. This is the first one we ever converted from csfi to mfi per factory tsb 00-06-04-003b. We keep geting a P0300 after customer pulls a steep hill under load. We have replaced ca... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 6.0L tech2 connection to the car VIN: 3GNGK26U6Y
I cant get into the computer in the car, still we have the nevest updating in our computer.tech2. It wont let me into the air bag section. the air bag light is always on.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 1GCEC14V4Y
Truck starts ok when cold, idles normal and runs fine. After the is shut off for a for a short time (3 minutes) it will crank and start after aprox 30 seconds of crank time and run rough. If it sits for about 3 hours it is ok. I check the injectors for leaking...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 23CHD46R8X
car came in for a starter replacment customer drove car in ,ran fine.after starter replacment engine will not run under 4000 rpm.we have checked all vacumn lines ect.resseting iac and tps with scaner does not help.today i replaced upper and lower intake gasket...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H6Y
Car was dropped off with no start. Checked for spark and injector pulse(none) Check iatn old fixes and seemed to have a lot of dist. problems Cust has no money for new one. Replace dist. with Carquest. Started up let run in shop for one hour. Test drove and ra...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H5Y
This car was brought to me, Owner stated that car was drove home with no problem on Friday, on Saturday they went out to start up the car and engine cranked but never fired up. I checked the ASD Relay and Fuel Pump Relay, I am getting voltage in the back at th...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L steering VIN: 2C4GP44391
cust complains of steering locking up coming out of left hand turn. this happens intermittently. we have been able to reproduce this a couple of times but not there long enough to find problem. i did find bulletins about steering shudder,but not sure this will...
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7FN14X1J
Customer said it was missing and cutting out so he tuned it up (cap, rotor, wires, plugs and coil)and it did not help. Came in with intake leaking and truck cutting off when you put it in gear. Flushed cooling system, replaced intake gaskets and TBI gasket. Wh...
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1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B3ES47C0V
Car fails IM240 test on dyno. Fuel pressure 45-48 psi. New plugs gapped to .035". All injectors at 14 ohms. Unplugging EGR and purge solenoids have no effect. All IM240 flags ran and passed. Cat coverter passes propane flow test. What I'm I missing?
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B6MC3666W
HELLO EVERYONE... I have this diesel in here that started with a high idle itermitant. Then it went to surging idle and had a tps code. We replaced the tps and same thing happened... Customer took the vehicle to a different repair facility and they told him th... Trouble codes: P0238 (map volts too high), P0237 (map volts too low), P0123 (tps volts too high), P0122 (tps volts too low), P0121 (tps/ map not in sync), P0222 (idle validations too low)
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3EJ46XXX
Hello Dodge/Chrysler techs,I'm a GM fuel electrical guy with this intermittent cut out stall Stratus.Help and thanks in advance for reading this posting.I'm only running MT2500[red brick] in generic obd2 mode so have limited data stream.Car will shut itself of...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 2FMDA5141S
This vehicle is back for the second time for this complaint. When it is cold, it works decent. When it warms up, it slides into 2nd. Sometimes not even shifting at all into 2nd. 1st time repaired under warranty, I replaced the int drum and lip seals again with...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L charge gage VIN: 1FBJS31H1S
The charge gage drops about half when both front and rear hvac blowers are turned on high.
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 1FTDF1724V
This truck came in for a lack of power, and check enging light on. Found some wires burned in the harness that goes to the trans and the post cat 02's. Replaced the harness the codes are gone they were h02s heater circuts, but the truck does not run any better...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE37L4W
check engine light on, po401. Customer had it repaired, replaced egr solenoid. The light turned off, but later turned on again. Same code p0401. I checked egr and it held vacuum. checked vacuum lines to egr, they held vacuum. checked egr source, it also held v... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Stall, vehicle dies VIN: 2FMDA5145X
The vehicle dies when under a slight load, while turning or moving up a small incline. When put under a load the idle goes down everytime, but when the IAC motor electrical connection is unplugged, the engine loses idle capability, indicating the IAC works, co... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTNW21F8X
Got a close friend with a problem Ford. Any help I can get from the 4x4 and fFord guys would be real nice. There is a noise that comes and goes that sounds like a flat tire. it may do this 1 time in a 30 mile trip and it may do it several times or not at all. ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pings VIN: 1FTYR14V2X
I need help with this one. This Ranger has a noticable ping at light to medium throttle, hot engine. Ping goes away with heavy throttle application. I don't think I have a carbon problem due to the heavy throttle situation. I have looked for and can not find ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Surge VIN: 1FTYR1OCOX
This truck has an occassional increase in idle speeds by 100-400 rpm. The tps signal, ground and v-ref wires all have about an 800mv. spike on them from high to low. When veiwing the waveform it looks like an ignition coil current ramp, and the pattern is cong...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1422Y
well after initial shooting of the p0340 code and changing related items of each dead end i looked here and found a couple more ideas with more parts and still no change. the van idles fine, bout 1/4 throttle in park it will studder and stumble. little more th... Trouble codes: P0340
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTKE14271
after working out multiple problems on this van, origionally came in with cyl 2 and 4 mis, and egr insufficient flow, cleaned egr ports and tuned up, ran alot better and held smooth idle. check enging light came on with egr insufficient flow, found dpfe sensor... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl 2 misfire)
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1FAFP5SS91
Came in for AC check as it blows no cool air. It has sufficient freon in the system and the compressor, condenser,accumalator assembly,evaporator,liquid line are all good. When ac is on, you hear clicking sound and both fans are running except the ac clutch. Y...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L steering rack VIN: 2FMZA51453
this vehicle has no power asst. at all. it is just like the pump is not woking at all. a power steering pump was installed at a nother shop. a short time later we installed a rack unit,about eight weeks between these repairs. the the other shop replaced the pu...
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1991 Geo Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBE18U2M
i need help this is one of those cars that someone else couldn't fix. i have three of the basics to make this thing run except injector pulse. the computer has power and ground (according to alldata has no power or ground coming from ecm for inj pulse also ohm...
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1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2HGEH23715
this car has a surging idle speed when coming down from a decel.it slowly returns to idle on decel,it takes about 15 to 20 seconds for the idle to come down.once it does it will surge up and down for about 10 seconds then rest.the car also feels like it is lac...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1858Y
Thank you all in advance for the help. I have this Honda Odessy that came in for a p1456(leak detected in evap system) last week. I pulled the hoses off of the two way valve and fuel poured out. The customer had overfilled the fuel tank. I changed all the part... Trouble codes: P1456
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L turnsignals VIN: 4HGDS4W454
blows #15 fuse for turn signals and back up lights, will happen every month or so seems to happen when turning. I have looked at the dash fuse block and followed the wire over to the hazzard switch removing under panel and radio and facia. can not get it to bl...
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB61791
customer states the vehicle stalled three times when shifting into second gear. the first two times it re-started fine, the third time it would not re-start. the vehicle just cranks. fuel pressure test, good. vehicle has spark & injector pulse (inj. pulse widt...
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1997 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: G5U4039905
Hi guy's this car surge cut about 60 mph --) 40mph i'll be back ok check fuel pressure ok maf reading ok tps ok may be have a p0335 cranck sensor code ...the problem look like for poor gas pressure (exemple of problem they i have ) i think the crank sensor cau... Trouble codes: P0335
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Electronic VIN: KMWHF25S5Y
Customer complains of rpms going too high when going down the road but it doesn't do it all the time I have driven it and it has been fine every time I drove it but this afternoon she brought it back with the service engine light on I drove it and again transm...
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B5Y
This super charged Jaguar (it has the Ford V8 engine factory installed)came in our shop with a check engine light set(fuel trim,misfire codes) and no power.After turning engine off and restat the car runs fine and has OK power,it seems to has the so called tur...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L chassis VIN: 1J4GW58N9X
Hi Thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a jeep in my shop whose brakes pulsate. I'd say it's coming from the front, but the steering wheel isnít shaking, the whole truck is. The customer said it used to happen mostly on highway off ramps, but now i...
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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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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L blower motor VIN: 1J4FA49541
Hey Jeep guys. I have one here that is making me scratch my head. I have a blower motor that is inop. I have no power to the fuses 5, 6, 7, and 8. I am looking at the wiring diagram for this system and it shows that those fuses get power from the ignition swit...
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1989 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L air distribution VIN: 1LNBM81F3K
Hey guys, appreciate any help you could give me on this one. Vehicle came in on a hook. Engine overheated and locked up. We replaced the engine with used one. Took it out for test drive and noticed that even under light acceleration (half throttle or less) we ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA52E4R
Hello fellow techs, As you can see from the above history this poor fellow has put in a lot of money into tracing the source of his cold start fault. (Approximately $7,000.00cdn) He claims that the only way he can start it cold is by fluttering the throttle pe... Trouble codes: 100 (CAN - No Communication)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Ride Control VIN: WDBNG70J4Y
The suspension on this car was down (apparently on all fours!) when the client initially called. However, when it got to us, it was back up again (the towing company guy had jump-started it and the suspension came back up and he drove it on to the truck!). The...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
How do you get to O2 sensor 11. Can get my hand on it, but what about the wrench?? Alldata give .6, so those guys think its easy, who don"t I??? Trouble codes: P1131
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GMBP2YT22
HELP... my first post so fogive me if it's not what you are used to. I have a fine chariot of a 1990 ols cutlass w/3.1l mpi. It runs great...for about 10 minutes. I can't even say it gets hot, but more like warm. Wathcing the snap on scanner it seems the rpm s...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L cylinder head or camshaft VIN: 1G3WH52H6X
the noise seems to come from both ends of the engine at the rear cylinder head and lower down as well but I didn't want to just start tearing engine down and waste customer's money . Customer suggests he would sooner replce engine instead of tearing it down ju...
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1999 Other European F355 F1 3.5L remote VIN: ZFFXR48AXX
Need help with coding remotes, customer lost his original remote, only recieved 1 when he bought the car. He has ordered and recieved 3 new ones 1 red 2 black with a pin code, the only manuel I have is for a 94 model in which I can start the car by inputing th...
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1988 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2JD11K3J
this car is driving me nuts. car came in 2 weeks ago with a stalling complaint. car never made it here we ended up towing it in. found no spark replaced module cap, rotor car started test drove gave car back to customer. 2 days later cust. calls car wont start...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Misfire VIN: 3G7DA03E21
We replaced the intake gaskets on this vehicle. Then the customer returned saying the MIL was flashing and it was running poorly.We scanned it and found multiple misfires. we then replaced the wires and plugs. The misfire went to #1 cyl. We checked the coils a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire)
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L engine VIN: WAUBG34D6X
We this one is still not fixed. We found the valve cover gasket was leaking a bit into the spark plug holes and replaced the spark plug boots. This did not change anything. The scope patterns looked to good to really be the problem but we had to try. The custo...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D8X
Thanks for all the help, the problem was the new O2 sensor I got from the dealer. After trying the new mass air flow sensor along with the other things I tried, I went back to the first thing I tried and it was the new O2 sensor that was faulty. Thanks again f... Trouble codes: 1136 (Long term fuel trim add fuel bank 1 system too lean), 134 (O2 sensor circ bank1-sensor1 No activity detected).
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1987 Buick Century Limited 2.5L No Start VIN: 1G4AL51R3H
after the weekend and reading replies, i was not getting any communication from new ecm. i swapped ecm's and now have communication. vehicle started right up. wish i could explain more what happened but why ruin a good thing. either the contacts were worn on t...
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1993 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL1290P
I want to thank all who offered help with this. The problem turned out to be the 'a' wire going from the ign. module to the crank 'b' sensor. We created our own problem when replaceing the Ign. module. The wire got pushed out a little bit so at idle or light c... Trouble codes: 83 (crank sensor a/ b).
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1987 Chevrolet R10 Custom Deluxe 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCDR14ZOH
ok, thanks to all of the members that have helped me with this problem. it was the distributor, customer wanted a complete reman from the dealer installed, runs like new. as for the fuel pressure, rechecked after dist install, and it was still at 17 psi, check...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M3V
very sorry! i couldn't get the vehicle back in time to get more info. i think everyone that replied had good info. thank you! i will try to update when i finally have answers. we think i have a valve problem since it had a plugged injector for too long and pro... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Blend Door VIN: 1GNDT13W4W
This must be a little known secret, but after replacing the blend control motor which can be done by just 'tilting' the dash back and reaching through the glove box opening. No need to remove any of the dash pad as the motor only has two screws. The trick, m...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T2Y
Well, this one is fixed. Thanks to many of you talking about the vent soleniod. We did check all the lines for external leak by pressureing up the tank and soaping all the lines to the canister. None was found. After removing the vent soleniod and seeing all t... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Transmission VIN: 1GNDX03E6Y
you guy did it again. I have fixed the transmission problem. Lane, Serge and Bruce, you guys hit the nail right on the head. I functional checked the solenoids-all worked normal. I opened the transmission pan-found piece of metal from the transmission brake ba...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L exhaust valve VIN: 1Y1SK52831
after reading through emails, talking to a toyota service manager, nobody had a real similar experience. we did pull cylinder #3 and #4 piston for comparison and found #4 oil ring stuck in piston groove, which made me feel better about oil useage but not the b...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L door locks,horn VIN: 1GNCS18W61
We checked all grounds and did not find a concern.It an intermitant with no codes in any modules.We have horns disconnected temp. and will try to repair this car again on cust next visit.
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2002 Chevrolet yukon 6.0L blows fuse VIN: 1GKFK66U12
thanks for all the help we drop the tank and the pump had signs of arking we replaced the pump and harness and the truck has not blown a fuse and test better now thanks a lot for your replies
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L Lighting VIN: 1GCDT19604
hi guys. thanks for all the info. scott from texas was right on the money. bcm was bad. after i got scott's email i checked my wiring again just fine. them body control modules are just in a plastic housing so i open it up & the computer board had corrosion at...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L p0304 VIN: 3CFY4BB91T
Well this was frustrating, but I thought being at the end of our rope I would take the suggestion from David [...] regarding a TSB on the wires and plug change up from the dealer. The vehicle has been at the machine shop and care care facitlty for the last 2 ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L01
Thanks for all of the replies. Many of you said that chrysler hoses are junk and leak a lot. I was able to borrow a smoke machine and check for leaks, no leaks found. The only leak was the vent valve after 5-6 minutes. It would loose vacuum then leak. David sa... Trouble codes: P0456 (evap small leak detected).
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Power Steering VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
This one is solved! Stephen from North Carolina confirmed my suspicion about the reservoir. There is a fine mesh screen in the bottom of the can which was plugged with sediment and shrapnel, evidently from the pump failing. I suspect that this screen when fail...
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1987 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L not charging VIN: 2B4FR4135H
Hi All Thanks for all of the responses, all were good and helpfull,well now for the nuts and bolts, everything tested good,did find some corosion in the sixty pin semec connector, wasnt it. What I ended up doing was doing away with the factory wiring and sem...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L excessive crank VIN: 1B7HC16YXS
First of all, thanks to all the replies that I recieved. You guys are AWESOME!! What I ended up doing was replacing the relay, after I replaced it all the above symptoms went away, the vehicle is gone and I have yet to hear from the customer reguarding this pr...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6539S
The gap in the flex plate is in the right place when it is visable at the bottom of the bell housing 90 deg from the crank sensor the problem with the car was plug wires and ignition module (probably caused by the bad wires.) Thanks to those who replied. Thi...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Brakes VIN: 1FTHX26F2S
Thanks iATN Had 16 replies,many good tips and sugestions,some of which we had already tried. Chris from houston said to try gravity bleeding front calipers. We put a second set of rebuilt calipers on and did a very careful bleeding of the whole system(again )....
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L wiper operat VIN: 1FTDX186XV
As far as I am concerned this repair is one for the books. It seems that someone else ran onto a similar problem and spent lots of time trying to determine the cause like I have done. It seems Thad [...] found water in the transfer case which shorted out the 4...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L valve train VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
finally..fixed!! we decided to remove the engine and tear it down for a full inspection. heads were machined .004, there was no valve contact. we always used the special tools for cam alignment, no problems there. for the fix, we replaced all chains. the only ...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L engine? VIN: 1FAFP33PXY
Several guys mentioned the possibility that it may have been the wrong serpentine belt on the car, I had checked that and it was the same number that came on it from the factory. It had been replaced w/ a Gatorback, but it was supposed to be the right #. Final...
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1997 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L 3-4 shift VIN: 1GDFG15R5V
After checking fluid and finding it burnt replaced transmission. All is fixed. Thanks to everybody that replied.
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L abs VIN: 1GKDT13W9X
We'll after much time hunting down this fix, I hate to say it but I had to replace a sensor that had a good waveform, with a known good part. I drove this car with a scanner, found no problem. I scoped both front wheel sensors and the waveform looked good. Now...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Misfire VIN: JHMCB7552N
Hi Guys Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Did a coil resistance test and all fell in with in range the primary resistance reading was 00.0 the book says it should be 0.6 to 0,8 should I change the coil?? Please let me know. other ideas were to check th...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3254X
Thanks for the replies. Here's the drill- No need to remove LH knee bolster. Look up under LH dash,is very open ,no clutter. The relay is just to the left of the brake light switch, mounted on a metal bracket. You are looking at the bottom of the relay, which ...
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D4V
hi all. only got one reply from mario, but the selenoid had already been replaced. thr fix was that the ported vacuum hose to the selenoid from the throttle body was partially plugged. it checked at 8in.vac at 2000rpm.guess thats not enough! after removing the... Trouble codes: P1443.
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ68S3T
Thanks to everyone for there feedback adn input. I finally got this vehicle to start acting up on startup. Turn to start position and get just a click. Upon removal of the steering shroud found ignition switch nice and crusty. When this occured code for iac ci... Trouble codes: P0505.
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L cluster inop VIN: 1JT359WLUY
hey all turned out had broken wire in harness behind grill under exterior temp sensor orange wire broken and not sending 12 volts to bcm pin#18 at black 24 pin connector was a real pain to find.
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Electronic VIN: JT8UF11E3L
Well don't I feel silly. The problem with this vehicle turned out to be a loose wire in the connector at the compressor. Computer was not seeing signal from the sensor to confirm compressor operation, so it shut down and light blinked on control head. I had ch...
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1M2XV14TXY
fhe fix for this one was the broken o2 sensor wire at the conector under the engine. customer declined diagnosis of the knock sensor code,but through the replies and research i believe it had a faulty sub-harness. thank you to all who replied your help and sug... Trouble codes: P0141, P0325.
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1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA3AY26A9W
I did check the intake system for blockages however this system used a map not maf many thanks anyway. We did have the chance to try a dist. and no change (didn't actually expect one). Chacked the timing for movement and it was there. We were in the process of...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D31
we sent the car to the dealer and had it reprogramed since I had already replaced the o2s ..its gone and fixed ..thanks too alll who responded Trouble codes: P0138.
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2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L Timing Chain? VIN: 3N1AB51D62
This car is fixed thanks to the incredible help of the members of this network. All replies were helpful; the problem WAS the timing chain guides and tensioners. The timing chain was hitting the timing cover. The customer was sent to the local Nissan dealer an...
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1994 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L Trans control fuse VIN: 2P4GH4538R
I Opened the help request on friday, received 6 replies all telling me to check the wiring got to work on monday mourning and found right away where the harness was touching the exhaust, I'm not sure how I missed it to begin with, but I sure do appreciate the ...
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1985 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2FS87S2F
had some good replies, most said regulator or return, few said a pump. i tried two new aftermarket regs. i hooked up a couple of similar fuel rails from other gms to the cars fuel lines, with no luck. i checked both lines coming from the tank, i even ran the r... Trouble codes: 34 (maf sensor or circuit too low).
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1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Radio, windows VIN: 2G2FV22P3V
BCM fixed the problem. Chris and Dennis, your comments put me on the right path. I found code 23/33 (RAP shorted to ground or battery). Wiggling the harness connectors at the BCM would produce the problem on command. We ordered a new one from our dealer and in...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L oil leak VIN: WP0CA29841
Hello group. This one needs an engine. The 3 replies that I recieved felt the same way, also indicating that there might be a possibility of Porsche actually replacing the engine under warranty even though the warranty has expired. This is a common problem o...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L high blower only VIN: YS3DD58N2X
Car is fixed and out the door,it was a defective blower resister, dealer gave us another one,car has been gone about a week ,thanks louis and iatn Mike.
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