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1986 Alfa Romeo GTV-6 2.5 2.5L No Start VIN: ZARBAA6693
Car drove 250 mi. pulled off the freeway and stalled at stop sign.Was towed to shop. Cranks fine, no spark. Chk cam and acessory shaft timing - good, check for switching at coil neg - none. 12V at coil pos KOEO and cranking. At Hall Sensor 12v at terminal '0',...
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1990 Audi 100 2.3L turn signels VIN: WAUBC5441L
Greetings technicians-mostley Audi techs. I am working on 1990 audi 100 that has a very strange problem with the turn signels. with the headlites off, everything appears normal.once headlamps or park lamps are turned on, the turn signel indicaters flash with l...
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L srs VIN: WBAGK232XW
our generic tool showed code 1 bad control unit. our research showed 2 control units one for front & one for side air bags. any ideas how to tell which is bad without bmw scan tool? also our description of location of modules is fuzzy to say the least. can any...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Re-curring evap code P0446, evap system cansiter vent blocked. Clear code, customer drives car for 2 days and the MIL comes back on in exactly the same spot at exactly the same mileage every time (this only happens to him, we have driven the vehicle several mi... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap system canister vent blocked)
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Speedometer VIN: 1G4HR52KXV
Customer brought vehicle to be checked for speedometer not working. Started to work shortly before he got to shop. Test drove with scantool and monitored. Would not act up. Has been this way for a month. Works about half of the time. Will come and go while dri...
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L HVAC Display VIN: 2G4WB52K2Y
This vehicle has a HVAC(dual zone) digital display that is not operating. All of the other functions operate and illuminate properly on the control head. What I am looking for is the information and parts to repair the display instead of replacing them all the...
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1989 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L rocker arms VIN: 2GCFK29J0K
The engine is a reman from D+J Machine and performance engines in Phoenix. It is a 300hp 350ci TBI engine I believe listed on e-bay. New valve springs(dual),clevite motorsports cam with .488 lift at the valve,1.6 stamped rockers, heads are 305ci small valve ca...
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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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1992 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Rear Brakes VIN: 1G1JF14T9N
Hi Guys! Its me again. We have this Cavalier with the rear brakes locking up and the front brakes not operating as well as they should. We don't usually deal with ABS and I'm stumped. We had one like this some time back and had replaced almost everything but...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Spark knock VIN: 1GCCS1942S
This truck has a problem with spark knock. It knocks horrible at cruise speeds above 60mph. Tip into the throttle while it's knocking and the knock goes away. As soon as it catches up it begins knocking again. I can't seem to find the issue. I have to run prem...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8L Alternator VIN: 2G1WN52K0W
This vehicle will NOT charge until at least 200 degrees operating temp, and RPM close to or over 2000RPM to enable the Alternator to "Engage". If I let it just idle, it will not charge. The Genisys is showing the "COMMANDED GEN" as "ON", but it isn't charging....
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L passlock tds
Hi Everyone, Have a 98' chevy k1500 p/u in the shop that was towed in as a no start. Security light was flashing when i tried to crank it over.The engine would start and then die immediatly. I hooked the mastertech scanner up and saw no I.P.W. during cranking...
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2001 Chrysler Neon 2.0L coil VIN: 1B3EJ46C81
once in while car doesnt start at that time i checked spark and there is no spark but after couple try car starts please help me
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2002 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GJ25322
this van is running bad! My problem is this, my Genysis is not pulling up code P1684 thats showing up on the dash and i cant seem to find the definition anywhere. Where am i missing P1684 in IATN. It wont pull that code or any over 1000`s #`s. It says no code ... Trouble codes: P0456, P1684 (cant find definition anywhere)
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1994 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 2B4GH45R3R
I've got a 1994 Dodge Caravan that the ac clutch starts cycling and system starts blowing warm air. it seems to start cycling after the vehicle has run for about 20 minutes, it is cycling via the pcm so I don't think ac clutch is going bad. before that it seem...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
Good Evening This Intrepid stalls out and on the next restart, the check engine light is on and a code P1391 is present. We clear the code and within a half-hour the same thing occurs again. According to Alldata, this code is for intermittent loss of Camshaft... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent loss of Cam Pos. Sensor or Crankshaft Pos. Sensor Signal)
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1994 Eagle Talon ES 2.0L overdrive VIN: 4E3CF44E8R
i got this car from friend who has junkyard.he was hoping i could help.he had swapped trans out with used one he had,still doing same thing as old trans. trans shifts all gears to overdrive then if you give it just a little gas shifts back to 3rd let off goes ...
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1986 Ford F-150 5.0L no start VIN: -921478127
fuel pump replaced ign coil replace plugs and wires replaced
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1991 Ford Festiva GL 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNJPT06HOM
vehicle came in with ses lite on, no or very rough idle. scanned ecm, found code 02, crank sensor code. scoped crank sensor found bad pattern, replace distrutor , with new rebuilt. still same with no codes, tested coil primary was 1.2, spec is .5 to 1.5, secon... Trouble codes: 02 (bad crank sensor)
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.5L abs VIN: 1FBHE31GDT
Hello to all members again, this van has two ABS codes stored in memory which are: C1194-left front dump valve and C1198-left front isolation valve. I did a self-test which came up passed. Customer states that every once in awhile the ABS light will flash with...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTHF36F2U
found p1395,1396 and p0603. Knowing that glow plugs were allready changed tested them just to be safe all checked out. All data said to clear codes and check to see if po380 is present. It wasnt. after checking power to relay and plugs for damage found right b...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Stall VIN: 1FTHW26G5V
This hard-used truck has developed a condition that causes it to stall (at times) only in reverse when throttle is lightly applied. If throttle is moved quickly or further it will be ok, and not stall. This has the early emmision system, with diag connector un...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32P5W
hope somebody can help with this, this is the first time I have a problem like this, check engine lite is on and trouble code #1309 misfire monitor fault, i don't have a clue where to start, can somebody give me an idea where to start engine runs fine. thanks Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire monitor fault)
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L blend door VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
Vehicle came in with complaint of warm air blowing. I found temp blend door broken in which i have found several times on explorers. I AM BEGGING FOR SOMEONE TO TELL ME THAT QUICK FIX PROCEDURE FOR EXPLORERS WITH TEMP BLEND DOORS THAT ARE BROKEN!! AND CAN THIS...
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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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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Electronic VIN: 2GTEC19R7T
customer installed a stereo with dual batteries, disconnected one of the batteries and the positve cable grounded and burned up alternator charge wire to secondary battery. fixed that mess and found that when transmission is placed in D,3,2 Transmission feels ...
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L ABS Light VIN: 1GTEK14W0Y
Following bleeding of system. ABS light goes out after startup. Then comes back on. OTC scanner showed I believe a past stored code for the left front wheel speed sensor. But thought to myself ... I'll clear it ... and run the vehicle and see if it resets. The...
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4141K
This one has me stumped. The problem is a no start hot. Even if it sits in the sun with the hood open results in a no start. The fuel side has no problems, it just has NO Spark. When it runs, everthing is fine and it could run for days as long as you don't tur...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L limp mode VIN: 1HGCB7666M
Vehicle stays in 2nd gear i guess,limp mode, speedo does'nt work. I really don't know much about this system, not really sure where to start. Any help is appreciated.
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1992 Isuzu Amigo S 2.6L No Start VIN: JACBG07E7N
Although I know cylinder #3 is very weak I don't believe this is causing my no start problem. I have tested the signals on pos. and neg. side of the optical distributer to the ecm. The ecm out to the power switch and from thier to the coil. I do have spark but...
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1979 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.2L No Start VIN: JAVLN49C10
This car is not, as I mis-stated in the veh info., a 1979 car, but is a 1976 car with carburetors. I spent a very frustrating 20 minutes or so trying to find a way to post the correct vin for this car as read from both the door tag and the metal id tag under t...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L all gauges VIN: 1J4G258N5Y
Vehicle came in with gauges droping out ck eng light, abs,red brake light air bag light ck gauges security key light on. Also power windows not working, ck for codes found P1698 no ccd message from tcm, P1687 no mic bus message, P1686 noskim bus message, P1685...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L air ride system VIN: 1LNM97V3TY
i have two 96 lincolns in my shop both of them have air ride problems i need to know how to get the dtcs out of the vehicle dynamics control module .i have the snap on mt 2500 scanner with the new chip in it and i called snap on and asked them how to get the c...
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1980 Mazda RX-7 S 1.1L counterweight VIN: JM1FC3314L
Any Mazda performance Guru's? I need your assistance... contrary to the description that came up with the automation from the vin number of this vehicle, it is a 1.3L non-turbo, and a 5 speed transmission, NOT a 1.1L with a 4 speed. In lieu of a customers que...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L lifters VIN: IFTEX15H35
hi everyone i have a mazda b2200 with a very loud lifer noise. sound like a diesel. repaced all lifters.replaced rocker arm shaft with a sed one, but still noisy. il pressure seem good because lots of oil on camshaft while running. at a lost here .
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L front suspension VIN: WDBFA76E9S
Hello group. This vehicle has hydraulic suspension (ADSI) all around. The car came in a few months back with a very ridgid ride caused by bad hydraulic accumulators. We replaced them and that solved that problem. Now when the vehicle sits, some times the front...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBPJ78J71
This car has been around. M-B is through with it. First time I saw it the codes were misfire for cylinders 10, 11, and 12. I reset MIL and drove it for three days (and $100.00 in premium gas). Ran great. Customer picked it up and went on a 50 mile trip. Check ... Trouble codes: 2017 (Fuel trim triple...), 2086 (Oxygen sensor 1 aging), 2013 (20aa -), 20AA
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1992 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEPM6047N
this is my week for drivability i guess. this one is making me feel really stupid. code 332 while driving stays on till you restart car. checked pfe found melted hose. replaced hose and sensor. tested egr applied vac. engine stumbles, but not as much as it wou... Trouble codes: 332 (egr not opening)
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1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JN1HJ01FXR
Vehicle came with complaint that vehicle would not stay in gear unless the shifter was put into lower gear, we replaced shifter bushings and everything seemed fine, until the next morning. Test drive cold and transmission would go into neutral when going into ...
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L high idle VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
NEED HELP FROM NISSAN TECHS! THIS CAR CAME IN FOR TRANS & WORK,ALSO HAD HIGH IDLE.WE THOUGHT WE HAD PROBLEM FIXED AFTER FINDING PLENUM BOOT LOOSE. AFTER TRANS WORK ROAD TEST IDLE KEPT CLIMBING TO OVER 2500. AFTER VACUUM LEAK CHECKING TO DEATH WE REMOVED IDLE C... Trouble codes: P0325
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L temperature output VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
Hi Group. I have this Maxima in the shop that has AC with electronic temp. control. The problem is when you set the tempature below 84 degrees it goes to maximum cool, the blower speed slows down as it gets cooler but it goes to full cold, if you set the temp....
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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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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3AM54NXM
customer brought vehicle to me complained that vehicle would not idle. it sat for at least a year, wanted something more fuel efficent. can get the vehicle to run at times and even idle for five mins or so but will stall and not fire for several hours. vehicle...
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1997 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L dash lites VIN: 1G3HY5211V
car has made the route ,three different shops. has no dash lites or radio display ,when headlites are turned on either manually or automaticly .G.M.dealer checked it out and told him it was an auto dimming module ,customer replaced it no change ,so if any one ...
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1963 Other European DB4 3.5L Mechanical VIN: DB41124RRR
Does anyone know the oil capacity for this model?
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Failed OBD test VIN: 1P4GP45R4T
Hello fellow techs, here's my headache for the day: 1996 Minivan, runs great and shifts perfect, failed the state OBD inspection for having 2 DTC's in memory, SES is NOT illuminated. (originally had DTC'S P0600 & P1698) Customer told me that the speedometer ha... Trouble codes: P0600, P1698
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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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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L engine VIN: 1G211252K5
Thanks in advance I was hopeing someone else has run into this problem. The noise sounds like a belt noise. I have removed the drive belt with no change. I am supecting the balance shaft. If anyone has ran into this before it would be very helpful..
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G2WP52K21
help me i'm an ex gm tech. no ses light the vehicle only misses go up a mountain with light thottle at 50 mph with tcc lock up and misses looking at the mt2500 on all 6 cyl going down a flat road its not noticed. the customer lives on the mountain. the tcc cut...
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1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Noise in gear VIN: WPOAA2992V
Journeymen, even though we are a Porsche only shop our client base is nearly all early cars and sports racers. So we don't see a lot of tiptronics. This one knocks in everything but neutral when cold. It does it in neutral too warmed up. From a distance it so...
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2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCB29841
Car came in with codes p 410 and p1411 replaced check valve, antishut off valveThis model, they are one unit not 2 separate units like the early boxsters, and the electronic switch over valve. I replaced all the intake manifold gaskets, I have checked the air ... Trouble codes: 0410 (Secondary air), 1411
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1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF635XH
Vehicle came in barley running. Timing belt, tune up parts, all new. Checked and found the above mentioned codes. Checked scan tool values, smoke checked intake for leaks, checked MAF wiring, checked MAP wiring. Fuel pressure good. The only strange part is the... Trouble codes: P103, P0170 (Bank 1 Fuel Trim Malf), P301, P0303 (Clyinder 3 Misfire), P304
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L cranks/no start VIN: 4TAUN73C2S
vehicle starts cold every time, no problem. it is driven for about one hour continuously.. no problem... runs great after the car is shut off after continous driving, it does not restart .. it must cool down 15-30 minutes and restarts again. replaced with a ...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L crankshaft gear bolt VIN: 3VWRC81H8S
First of all thanks in advance for your replies. We first saw this car about 2,000 miles ago, it came in for oil seal and timing belt replacement. (it was just leaking oil, and crank seal was not replaced at this time.) After replacement the car went about 2 w...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L ac VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
but you cant turn the ac off. the push button has no effect, it keeps running.has any one else had this problem??
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Airbag VIN: 3VWSE69M62
Unable to erase airbag code 00532. What voltage is the airbag module looking for in pin # 26 and 51 on the 75 pin connector at the module. And can you tell me where the 109 ground is. The owner said the airbag light was not on before the crash. Thank you
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L odometer VIN: YV1LS564XV
hello techs vehicle came in with odometer not working. speedometer works. customewr chose used instrument cluster--replaced with speedometer head--speedometer still works, odometer does not!! when checked with scan tool, vehicle speed matches speedometer. coul...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5586W
hi techs mil light on code po172b-system too rich-bank1 but system is in bank2. have checked iatn archives. have replaced vac hoses to brake booster and purge valve. no vac leaks detected. no other indications of vechhicle running rich. b1/upstream o2 sensor f... Trouble codes: P172
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D8W
thanks to all who took the time to respond,some said possibly coil pack-we took one off of a different car-no changewe did do a compression test and a leak down test,this did not reveal anything-i knew this had to be somekind of mechanical problem,but had no w... Trouble codes: P0305.
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L air bags VIN: WAUDD68DXY
thanks all of the guys who had offered help. i had replaced air bag computer and had it recoded---everything is fine now!!
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Starting VIN: WBAGJ8329W
Sorry it took so long, this one ended up needing an EGS Module. I appreciate all of the responses, most of which said to try a key, I couldnt get that lucky. Anyways, with the EGS Module it starts everytime. I believe my BMW days are over. Thanks for all the h...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L abs electronics VIN: 1G4HP53L9P
Sorry guys this car left the shop and has not yet returned for more diagnosis.
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1992 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 248A7RVL81
i checked the dist was not the problem but thcnk you for the advise. what i found after bout 4 hrs off beating my head is some boob installed a napa battery and when they did they pushed it against the wiring harness to the firewall and it rubbed threw the ora...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L vacuum system VIN: 2G1WX12XOV
Thanks, for the help but Hurricane Katrina came and everything is closed down for a while. I don't know what happen to the customer. I will post again if he returns. Thanks
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WW12EXY
This vehicle appears to be fixed. Never did I think about doing a running compression test. Running compression was about 20 psi, with nonrunning being 125 psi. Replaced cam and lifters for cyl. #6 and misfire gone and MIL off. Also, did not realize this was a...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L A/C Belt Tensioner VIN: 1GBJG31U63
Once again, you guys exceeded my expectations on the responses I received. I did find the TSB that was referred to in many responses, I guess I had overlooked it due to my noise occurring on decel and the TSB title indicated noise on accel. All thirteen replie...
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1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L No Start VIN: 1C3BJ45F5J
sorry guys, everyone ofered a lot of help from shorted speed sensors to poor grounds. customer decided to see if he could find a wiring harness since there were some bad spots found inside the wrap of the harness itself. thanks again for all the help
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1C3XV66R3N
The part of the flywheel that the crank sensor looks at was slightly bent in one area. The trans shop that did the previous repair agreed that this must have occured during their r&r of the trans, and installed a new flywheel no charge. The computer would appa...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL45U01
the engine the he had came from a 00 car not 01 the cam gear is different ,that's why it did not run with cam sensor connected,we get those 2 gears together we could not see any difference we dicide to install the one from the original engine and that was it r...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Radio VIN: 2C8GP54L71
Thanks for all the support that i received. The radio took a DUMP. according to the local dealership here, this is a more than common problem at there place. Thank-fully they had some on the shelve from where they would upgrade radios in the back and problem s...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L enginewon't shut off VIN: 1B4GP44R4W
Thanks to all who replied and all of your recommendation and information. What I did found out that the power side wire that is hot all the time in the PCS is kept on grounding. When someone put the aftermarket alarm they have cut through the wire and the wire...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23211
the problem ended up being that the alternator shorting out inside itself and taking out the ecm.Replaced the alternator and another pcm and the truck is ok now.Thanks to those of you that replied Trouble codes: P0753, P1495, P1765.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Positraction unit VIN: 1B7HF16Y41
Sent to local dealer for repair. Sorry I missed a digit on the miles - it had 113,600 miles. I should take off work on days when I have a migraine. I know what a reluctor ring is most of the time. It was damaged and subsequently replaced. Rick {and everyone ...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L HVAC controls VIN: 1B7GG2AN51
Thanks for the help found out one possible way to fix was by running the calibration test with battery voltage down to 10 volts to slow the doors down that didn't work ended up finding out I needed a new control head with updated software that would recalibrat...
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1994 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMCA11U0R
Sorry for the long delay. Took awhile for me to be able to get back on this van. Turned out to be the MAP and the ECM. Thanks for all your help...Thanks Daryl Trouble codes: 211.
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5147S
I appreciate all the help. Most replys were I had a vacuum leak. I did find the crankcase tube to air inlet hose disconnected. After reconnecting the tube, test drive brought down LTFT to around 5% at idle & at near 0 to 2% at cruise both banks. MAF frequency ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1).
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L a/c VIN: 1FMRU17L6X
Thanks for all the help everyone. Replacing the a/c blend door fixed the problem.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDWF36F2Y
the problem turned out to be thge frame mounted fuel pump. the fuel pump was actualy comeing apart and plugging the filter with debris. The customer has put over 1000 miles since the repair and the truck runs great. Thanks again to all who replied.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTYR10CXP
Hi guys! Well, everyone suggested an air leak and low and behold the intake was leaking. Hard as heck to find though. We don't have a smoke machine, too expensive when would only use it occassionally. I want to thank everyone who responded! Thanks Tina
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
Hello group, Well I received 12 replies on this vehicle.All the replies I received were very informative.I want to take the time now to personally thank everyone who took the time to give me some information.I really appreciate it. I have taken a few courses... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel Pump Diagnostic Monitor).
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW076X2
The customer never returned for me to fix, but as many have suggested i suspect it to have been a faulty DPFE sensor that i over looked in preliminary checks, becuase of the odd code stored. Trouble codes: P0405.
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L compresser VIN: 1FTYR10D52
first, thanks to all.. the truck came back-in today the customer wanted us to replace air filter(was the worst one i have ever seen, think it was the orriginal 200,[...]) so we cleaned throttle body and replaced fuel filter. at present a/c working great! do...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L abs VIN: 1FTSW31PX3
thanks to those who replied problem has not returned don't have any more to add
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2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GKEL19W3Y
We have checked all of the coponets, we came up with an internal trans problem,customer said they want leave it as is for now Thanks for all your help, Jim.
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Noise VIN: JHMBA4232M
I received many replies indicating that aftermarket fuel pumps are a problem. In this vehicle we were installing carter fuel pumps - 3 of them - We convinced the customer to pay the additional cost for a Honda pump which fixed the problem. Many thanks to all w...
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1997 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: G5U4039905
thx to the reply guy fix is replace the crank sensor and car run fine now iatn RoCk!!! Trouble codes: P0335.
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS144XW
Thanx for all the help with this. The Mech. that did the repairs did not clear the check eng. light after replacing a broken o2 sensor and a non-working 02 sensor. When vehicle returned, We cleared the codesw and all is good to go. Thanx. Hoy'ts automotive... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich bank 1).
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1994 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L harsh shifts VIN: SAJKX1749R
alfiero,you were on the money.i toggled the sport switch about ten times then reset trans module by pulling fuse car did not act up again.thanks for the help,it was a big time saver!i have to order the switch this week to be safe,but it is working great.custom...
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1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKX1748S
Thanks to all who responded. As it turns out we ended up throwing scanner info out the window on this on and fixed the PO420/430 codes with new convertors. Stills shows high fuel trim and bad sensor readings but the monitors are happy and the light is out! Car... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430, P0138.
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Steering coluum VIN: SAJHF1041X
Thanks for your quick responces, most were spot on, that the small cable(it appears like and old style speedo cable contruction-those brits must have some old xke speedo cables not used up!!)The dealer network in Canada call the part the 'reach motor'. The job...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L proportioning valve VIN: 1J4FA59S74
This Jeep is fixed but we are not sure why. We replaced the master cyclinder and proportioning valve for the thrid time, bled the brakes, and now there is no more problem with the brakes on this vehicle.
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G5X
pulled intake off and found that the head gasket was leaking and the coolant was puddling up around the knock sensor. replaced the sensor and put a new head gasket on. thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0420 (catlyst), P0330 (knock sensor 2).
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L ignition lock cylider VIN: WDBEA30D1G
Thank you all for the responses. I took them all into consideration. I tried to lube and work free to no avail. After studying the new lock cylinder and the design of the column, I decided to grind off the black ignition lock sleeve. While doing this the face ...
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1994 Mercury Capri 1.6L Release bearing VIN: 6MPLT01Z8R
Will call this car fixed. We adjusted the free play on pedal travel at the clutch pedal per the company hot lines request. We had 1 inch of free play & they wanted 1/2 inch free play. The noise did go away after adjustment. Even though it did not seem to chang...
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53SXW
Dealer installed another ecm & vehicle is fixed. Dealer installed defective computer first time. Thanks to those who responded Trouble codes: P0443 (evap system purge control valve), P0455 (testing and results).
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D4S
customer picked up car. i feel the distributor is bad. questioned customer about could we replace it and money is a problem. thank you for your help. Trouble codes: P0325.
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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
well only had 3 replys and all were wroung i got into wave form library and found a good wave form and after putting new harness from module to rear crank sensor and an ecm from bone yard that sold car still had same problem so i backed up again and put lab sc... Trouble codes: P0341.
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2JB5241V
thanks for all the help. i finally figured this one out. the problem was the aftermarket timing chain set had the cam timing mark in the incorrect location. installed timing chain from gm recheck compression 150 psi+ on all cylinders car starts and runs great....
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