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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5334X
this veh originally had about a dozen codes in it,repairs for the other codes have been succesful.one left that wont go away,106 exhaust vanos stuck.both of the cam sensors and the vanos control unit(on the frt of the engine)are new ,looking at live values on ... Trouble codes: 106 (vanos mechanically stuck -exhaust cam)
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1988 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCGC39K7J
this truck came in with a lean symptoms, I hooked the scanner and sure enough I had an o2 sensor lean code, but the sensor was replaced and it responds to a rich condition, so I diagnosed the problem as not enough fuel, I dropped the fuel tank and replaced the... Trouble codes: 44 (o2 sensor lean)
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1991 Chevrolet Beretta GT 3.1L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LW13T1M
Good think I shaved most of my hair off already.. LOL This car will start every time. Sometimes it will run perfectly. Then the check engine light will come on for the tps and map sensor. The lose thier 5V reference. These are two seperate feed from the compu... Trouble codes: 22 (tps sensor), 33 (map sensor)
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L suspension VIN: 1GNDM19Z3R
I have a 94 Astro Van that has a vibration over 63 mph ... and gets worse as speed increases ... nothing we have done has seemed to touch this vibration ... the angle of the drive shaft appears to be ok ... nothing drastic ... the vobration seems to lessen if ...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, interm ext crank VIN: 1GCCS1448V
In gear lightly accel @ .80 -1.00 TPS voltage. Short term fuel trim suddenly goes to 0% & O2 sensor goes below 10mv , then usually stalls or runs rough for several seconds. Already tried new ECM, 4 new fuel injectors, & O2 sensor, & fuel pressure regulator.
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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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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52MXX
Hello all, This 99 lumina has what feel like a missfire periodically, but alwaws on a cruise, and usually when there is a slight load (incline). The scanner does not pick up any missfires, it does set the P0336 code ocasionally, I dont unerstand how because i... Trouble codes: P0336 (24X reference signal)
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2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCEC19T21
hello everyone I have this 2000 chevy pickup with a 5.3 not a 5.7 like the iatn states it is. The truck came in with overheat problem, we tested the cooling systym with the chemical and it showed a blowed head gasket. We replased head gaskets and had heads tes...
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L No Start VIN: 2CNBE13C7Y
After a hot soak this vehicle does not start the first try usually on the 3rd try, I have to hot soak just the right amount of time 5-10 minutes to reproduce the problem. The problem cannot be reproduced any other way, and the vehicle runs perfectly otherwise....
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES27C1T
This cars O2 sensor will toggle rich/lean at idle but as soon as you put any RPM at all it will peg rich. It will stay at about .95 until you return to idle, then it will take about 30 seconds and begin to switch normally again. Changed out the O2 sensor and p... Trouble codes: 21 (LTFT lean)
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L compressor VIN: 3B7KF22D3W
I have a strange one here. I have been fighting for a while. When first in found condensor with many bent fins and temp drop of 80 degrees across inlet to outlet. Repalced condensor and cleaned radiator and intercooler, then had 40 degree across condensor. Thr...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L booster VIN: 1B7HF13Y4W
we have a dodge truck with a brake problem.you can push on the pedal with both feet and still not get the wheels to lock uo.it just gradually slows down.we have replaced the vacuum booster which did not help at all.brakes are all ok.anyone ever seem a problem ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1D7HU16Z62
HELP!!! I need some help from all of the Mopar techs out there. this truck came in with the cluster inoperative. Also the power door locks do not function. Plus, so far I have been able to communicate with all other modules. I have researched the problem in th...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Lock up VIN: 3B7MF33642
Looking for some input from the chrysler tech's on this one. Newer truck with high milage.. so not much on this concern other than the reflash "didnt work" and the concern with connections between the 2 computers'.. One thing i did notice off the start was an ...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no check engine lite VIN: 1FALP5357T
hi ever tech,i have this 96 ford with no check engine lite on when you put the key on engine off. ichange the intrument clutser with used one and sill no check engine lite on when you put key on , no code car run prefect, any help will realy be helpful.
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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 Windstar LX 3.8L rear tail lights VIN: 2FM2A5146X
please help!!! this 99 windstar vans rear tailights will come on after you take the ignition key out. it takes about 2 or 3 minutes but they will come on and not go off. i have replaced the rear control module and did not fix the problem. the headlight switch ...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1FAFP6531X
This car towed in with timing belt broke. Replaced belt and all seemed good. Customer brought back 2 days later with noise in engine. Found timing belt was walking off of pulleys. Found one idler that felt suspect. Replaced both idlers and tensioner (came as a...
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP42X3X
This is my personal vehicle. I just rebuilt the engine due to leaking head gaskets. Decided to freshen it up and do some modifications. I added higher compression pistons (10.8:1) and new headers. Had the heads cleaned up with a 3 angle valve job. I added a ne...
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2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L extended crank time VIN: 3GKFK16T1Y
VEHICLE HAS TO CRANK FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD TO START AFTER REACHING NORMAL OPERATING TEMP. AND SITTING FOR 20 MINUTES. INJECTOR BALANCE CHECKED OUT ( cleaned injectors anyway.)PLUGS CHANGED FOR FIRST TIME. CRANK SENSOR TESTS GOOD. FUEL PRESSURE STAYS UP WHEN S...
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1991 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Alternator VIN: JHMBA4224M
I need some help from you Honda guys. Customer complains battery is dead in am. Battery light comes on at idle with A/C and lights on. The charging system output seems to be normal. Charging voltage is normal(13.5-14.0v).If I load the battery to 12v with engin...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5537V
CAR WAS TOWED IN DUE TO OVERHEATING ON EXPRESSWAY, QUIK INSPECTION REVEALED GOT SO HOT THE TOP OF RADIATOR MELTED.ENGINE TURNED OVER BUT WONT START, CHECKED SPARK OK, CHECKED FUEL PRESSURE OK , CHECKED TIMING ALL MARKS LINE UP & COMPRESSION WITHIN SPECS. SCANN...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L battery light VIN: 2HGES16591
HELLO ALL, This vehicle first came in with a battery light coming on intermitently testing the battery and alternator found charging system to be 12.5 volts..Replaced alternator charging at 14.7 volts but now the battery light stays on all the time... tested ...
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1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling system VIN: 1J4FJ58S8M
Hi all, and thanks in advance. I've got this jeep that came in, cust says he noticed it overheating. Upon examination the water pump was dumping coolant and the bearings were very loose. So we installed a new, not rebuilt, water pump from Carquest, and an uppe...
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1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L starter VIN: JT8BH28F5X
Original complaint: clicks but won't crank. Replace w/Denso reman #1 and solenoid clicks and starter motor spins but won't engage into flywheel but bench tests fine. Replace w/Denso reman #2 and solenoid clicks but starter won't spin but bench tests fine. Repl...
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1986 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1LNBP96FXG
Hello Ford Techs, I have a problem with a 1986 5.0 SEFI motor bogging down under load or snap acceleration. It only occurs after being driven until hot, usually after several restarts. It will run fine, shut it off, then after an immediate restart if you mash...
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1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L Electrical VIN: JM1NA3530S
First of all Thanks for all of the people who help others on this site! I use it all the time but this is the first time I didn't find what I needed. The engine will crank but I have no spark or injector pulse. I checked 5 volt ref and I am only geting 2v afte...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L A/C Clutch VIN: WDBGA76E7S
After Replacing a deteriorating engine wiring harness, the auxiliary fans were running at high speed continuously & the A/c clutch would not engage. All other functions of the climate control performed normally. The scanner could not comunicate with the contro...
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1996 Mercury Tracer 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3MASM10J0S
gentlemen the problem we are having is this car will not shift out of 1st gear , we have replace transmission range switch and two used transmissions. we have cleaned all the gronds for soleniod pack at air filter housing. our guess at this time is to replace ...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L unknown VIN: 4M2DV1115V
When driving slowly up to 45 MPH, then hold steady or a little decel. and at times the vehicle will slightly "jerk" back and forth. If I duplicate condition with the O/D switched OFF, symptoms never occur. I looked at O2 sensors and they are rich/lean switchin...
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2002 Mini COOPER 1.6L cooling fan VIN: WMWRC33482
vehicle originally came in for an overheating issue. technician found 5 amp fuse in under hood fuse panel was blown. replaced fuse, and fan was working fine after that. let vehicle go. vehicle comes in a month after coplainging about overheating again. upon in...
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1988 Mitsubishi Van 2.4L low power VIN: JA4FN44L2J
This van returned a couple weeks after a fuel pump replacement with continued "no power" complaint. I rechecked previous work plus the other items noted. I spent extra attention to the items related to the codes, but both the O2 and baro sensor responded accor... Trouble codes: 01 (o2 sensor), 04 (baro sensor)
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1995 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start, VIN: 4A3AJ46G7S
HI Y'ALL! Another Mitsu wont start at times. There are no codes found in the memory. As stated we did tune up and it "NEVER" did this before. That is a "NEW ONE" on us. Now, at times, I cant say if it is hot or cold,just at times, it cranks and dont get spark...
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1992 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1RZ26H8N
When car reaches 40 mph a vibration is felt in the car and increases with speed. The customer bought new tires/wheels and vibration still there. Tires were rebalance and the front end aligned, no change. Now the car is a my shop and I lifted car up and ran it ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D52
Customer cam in with an irratic idle, idle going up and down between 1500 and 2000 RPM. Replaced the IAC motor from nissan and the problem went away. We test drove the car and it was fine. Later that day the customer picked up the car and on her way home the s...
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L map light on rearview mirror and dome light VIN: 1254589785
From what I understand there is a timer somewhere that operates these lights that is supposed to shut them off after 10 seconds of the door being shut?
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44R1V
97 voyager was towed in. stalled while driving, never restarted. had cam sensor code. tested cam sensor found to be bad. replaced cam sensor still no spark. replaced crank sensor, no spark. i've even through a pcm at it, still no spark. i dont know what way to...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP4532W
Hi everyone.This van was tuned with new plugs,wires cap rotor etc. We also replaced all the lifters.Motorvac was also done about a year ago. Now the van has a mil on po305 and po303. owner says there is a misfire at freeway speeds.The only thing that I have fe... Trouble codes: P0305, P0303
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52K9V
Hello again everyone. I have this gran prix in the shop with a check engine light on and also the srs air bag lamp is on. I checked it for codes using my snap-on scanner and found code P0441 evap concern no purge flow? I looked every where on this car and can ... Trouble codes: P0441, B1015 (no description)
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WP0AB0949H
Co readings are 10% Loads up at idle. Off idle and cruise, the CO readings are still high. Have tested MAF, Air and temp sensors and throtle switch. Tried adjusting CO at MAF sensor. No change.Runs good until it fouws out all 4 spark plugs. Came to me from an...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L fork VIN: JF1GD29692
we were trying to replace the clutch in this car, however when we get the trans case back about 1/2 inch or so it seems that the clutch fork is hanging up on the shaft or bearing. we want to know if anyone done one of these before, its a pull clutch, or is the...
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1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L turn signals VIN: JT4RN13S6L
when the turn signals are turned on all four lights flash. left or right turn the signal flases brighter on the turn that you are making.the other side flashes at the same time but dimmer.
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1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Timing Set VIN: JT2SV21W2M
My wife was driving her Dad's 196K mile Toyota Camry Wagon this evening , when the timing belt came unbuckled . {Yeah, I know, it has a 60K recommended replacement interval, but it's not MY car.} The question is does the 3S-FE engine become a boat anchor afte...
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1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L dash warning VIN: 4T1VK13E0P
The ABS and Air Bag lights are on when car is started, then after pressing the brake pedal the 'rear light out' indicator comes on. When ever the brake pedal is pressed the 'R' (reverse indicator) lights up. The 'D' (drive) light does not work, but the rest (P...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21A41
6 months ago we analyzed vehicle and found P1130, found nothing wrong, but didn't have the knowledge of air fuel sensors. Cleared code and customer returned yesterday with same code, have been to Toyota performance class since and ran MANY tests with Modis and... Trouble codes: P0110, P1135
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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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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA29M7X
Came in for poor running complaint vehicle barly ran had no power and would not respond to throtle increase till vehile was warm.Replaced parts listed above. Problem was fixed vehicle ran fine for aproximatly one month vehicle is now back with similar complain... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0302, P1300, P0422, P0137
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L radiator hoses VIN: WVWPD63B41
We have a 1.8 with a defective timing belt, All-Data says to pull nose off car to gain access. Radiator hoses have a snap together coupler with a spring loaded wire bail to keep them from coming apart. Fittings are all plastic. All-Data just says to remove hos...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L oil temp. gauge VIN: WAUCB28D4X
Hey group thanks for the replys! After further seaching, I noticed on the intake, written in what looks like a junkyard paint marker, THE WORDS 99 PASSAT. It would appear someone really tried to clean this off and was barley noticable. Well I looked up 99 Pass...
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1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L no throddle response VIN: WBAGC8314M
Thanks for all your help, but I did not fix the car. I disconnected the battery and connected both leads together, reconnected the battery, then turned the key on for 45 sec. I did not fix the problem. The car will have to go to the dealer and have everything ...
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L Suspension VIN: WBAHD63262
thanks to everyone who responded on the bmw 530i. the upper control arms were the problem and fixed the front shimmy. thank you very much for your help. troy [...] auto service plano, tx
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L front of engine VIN: WBAGF6326S
Thanks for all the help. I ran the car until I heard the noise and pulled the oil filler cap off. The noise went away. We replaced the seperator plate and resealed the whole intake. The car has never ran so good
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8329W
The customer did not want to fix at this time. The test that I did do showed that it needed the seperator plate, and intake resealed. 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 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Transmission removial VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
This one comes out the bottom. It's not that hard but it takes quite some time and considerable attention to detail. The pitfall for us was two engine wiring harness connectors that WERE NOT mutually exclusive. They are near each other and it's easy to reverse...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L brake warning light VIN: 1GNCS13W8S
this truck is down the road, thanks for the many replies most of you wanted to know if the master cylinder was full and that was the first thing that i had check. you also wanted to know if the amber light was on and it was not on or i would have said so it wa...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L turn signals VIN: T5VE106622
Found a ground wire not hooked up underneath washer bottle.Body shop probably culprit.Than You for all your help and suggestions.It was appreciated. Patty
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L fuel system, electrical VIN: 1G1JF52T7X
thanks to those who replied on the cavalier. your suggestions were correct. the coded ignition key and switch were the problem. troy [...] auto service plano, tx
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L tcc pwm code 1860 VIN: 3GNFK16R2X
This truck was just finished yesterday. The fix consisted of replacing the PCM under the hood. As it turns out (with some further insight from Identifix) Pin seven which controls that circuit ground to apply/release TCC was indeed applying it BUT NOT releasing...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L harsh shifting VIN: 1GNDU03E1Y
Thanks to all who replied. I did not fix this vehicle. Everyone thought the dealer was charging too much for the rebuild and most felt that it did not need a rebuild. I feel also that it is an electric or sensor problem. The problem is very intermintent, which...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Limited 2.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1C3EL65U01
Replacing the entire instrument cluster fixed the problem with the vacuum fluorescent backlighting intermittently not working at all. There is a instrument cluster self test that includes holding down the tripodometer reset button while turning on the ignition...
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7FN14X1J
The replies were to check the EGR valve, distributor, recheck IAC, O2 sensor and intake pan gasket. The EGR was working correctly, the IAC in not the type that goes into the throttle body it's and external motor that pushes on the throttle, the distributor and...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP54R4T
I received 3 replies. We have yet to find the actual problem. One thing i would like to add is that when the problem occurs the tps voltage goes to 5 volts. We have traced every possible ground and claned every terminal. I appreciate all the help i received. I... Trouble codes: P1391, P0123, P0340.
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2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L 3-4 upshift VIN: 2B3HD46V94
Thanks for all of the replies. We ended up sending this one out for a tranny rebuild. The 3rd clutch pack was a gonner. Much better since the rebuild. Thanks, Eric
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1965 Ford Thunderbird 390CID expansion valve VIN: 5Y83Z12081
It looks like Denny from AZ pretty well summed this one up. It would appear that this is probably not a real good candidate for a retrofit. Ultimately we were able to get the system to stop freezing up by cleaning the evap core through the center dash vents. T...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L converter melt down VIN: 1FDKE37HOS
After research on the archives and searching how and why this system affects open and closed loop, I have a little bit better understanding, I had several suggestions on checking ect and thermostat, I failed to inform that the therm. and ect temp. was fine, I ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L abs module VIN: 1FALP52U5V
CAME BACK IN FOR FURTHER TESTING. SET R/R CODE WHILE TESTING FRONT SENSORS. ROAD TESTING VEHICLE R/F SENSOR WAS STAYING AT 1mph. CAME BACK TO SHOP, ABS LIGHT STOPPED WORKING. (KOEO). ABS MODULE IS BAD. CUSTOMER DOES NOT WANT TO SPEND $800 TO FIX IT. (CK'D POWE...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF172VK
Most of the replies were indicating bent rod problems.I went back to the basics again before wanting to tell cust about puling a head to find out..I had changed out plugs to be sure,no change.I went around one wire at a time trying to isolate cyl and then two ...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66L9W
cust has not returned, thanks for everyone's replies! Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P1519 (imrc).
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18LX3
cleaned MAF, reset fuel trims. Readings went back to normal. No codes came back up. Thanks to everyone for your help Trouble codes: P0133, P0135, P1131.
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2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L airbag system VIN: 1FMDK06195
Thanks go to William [...] for shedding some bright lights on this one! The steering column has a deployment device, that fires with the driver airbag, and allows the column to collapse with less force if needed. This pyrotechnic device is located under a ret...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1858Y
After reading a few responses I decided to replace the gas cap even though I had tested it more than once and it passed each time. We got a new cap from honda and drove it till the evap moniter ran and passed. Thanks to those who took the time to help. Trouble codes: P1456.
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 3-4 shift VIN: 4S2CK58V4T
We never found any leaks, but found convertor locking and unlocking abnormal. Customer declined repair at this time.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N3Y
thanks to all who responded. it turns out that numerous techs have seen this before and were able to fix the problem by replacing the tps. apparently, the tps occasionally spikes, cuasing false injector codes. i was never able to actually observe any glitches ... Trouble codes: P0208, P0202, P0204, P0207, P0203, P0121.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L start & die VIN: 1J46W485X1
Well took the Grand Cherokee to the Chrysler dealer, tried to reprogram with the original pcm, no luck there. After a week and a half I suggested trying the used pcm I got for it in the first place, they programed the used pcm to the cherokee and finally it ra... Trouble codes: P1687 (no mic bus messages).
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L sunroof VIN: WDBEA26D7H
The timing is simple, once you have the information. There's a knob on the sunroof transmission to pull and turn with the sunroof fully closed, and a locating pin to install to align the gears with the internal microswitch. Replies indicated it may take severa...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E5V
there were 2 problems with this me/be first the vacuumn line under the cover for the coil packs was cracked, second the rubber hose connecting the air tube to the vale was cracked underneath. after I fixed all of these problems I warmed the vehicle up and chec... Trouble codes: P0410.
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1994 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MR51M2R
we sent this venicle to the dealer and the tech there agreed that this was a tiimg issue however he did not make any suggestions as to what to do upon reinspection we found the new cam sensor ring 30 degrees off firing no1 on no3 we reinstalled the cam gear ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Engine VIN: 4A3AC44G31
I removed the down pipe to the converter, forgetting that there was another converter that is part of the exhaust manifold. I removed the oxygen sensor and it started immediatly. It seems this may have cause all of the original problems with the overheating. T...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L ABS LF Wheel sensor VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
Thank's for your replies but none of them helped with this problem, And didn't want to gamble putting a high dollar part on it and not fixing the problem, Recommened custmer take to dealer for further diag. Let them make a coin toss! thank's again. Jeff...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 3N1CB51D91
thanks for all your help guys. I scoped the MAF sensor and it was garbage so I informed customer and I guess she had some 'ricon' program @ the dealership so they replaced it and It's running great. Thanks again for all your help. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bnk 1 sys too lean), P0174 (Bnk 2 sys too lean), P0303 (3 misfire), P0300 (random misfire).
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH52M4V
My wife asked me once about my hair falling out cars like this is why.Was able to find shop with scope. He was more than willing to help. He took a good look at electrical side of injectors did not see anything strange.He also said that napa injectors can and ... Trouble codes: P300.
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L engine VIN: 1GHDX03E3X
Thanks to everyone that replied The problem was the valve springs . they were to weak to push the lifter back against the valve preload and keeping the valve open Thanks again
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2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L headlamp motor VIN: 2G2FV22G71
I can't post a real 'fix' for this problem, as the customer hasn't returned for the diagnosis to continue. Some of the suggestions I received from the group were corrosion at the headlight control module, aftermarket wiring from a security or keyless entry sys...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Misfire VIN: 3G7DA03E21
After testing all of the sensors, grounds,fuel pressure, drivers and ecm, I narrowed it down to a fuel problem. I finally pulled the fuel module out of the tank and found that the guage sender had melted and dropped into the tank this kept getting softer and e... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L security light flashing VIN: 1G2NF52E72
vehicle started before diagnostics were completed. customer took the car and to this date problem has not returned. hate it when it happens this way! thanks to everyone who took the time to respond. I expect we will see it back in a month.
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2WK52J22
This car is fixed! It's a wonder what could happen with a little information. Jay hit on it with ignition module. Most stated plugged or restricted exhaust. (never had restricted exhaust effect driveabilty at the exact same rpm every time). I was able to locat...
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD58B5W
I replaced the Vapor Hose...Valve Cover to Throttle Body...the Air Mass Meter...the Crank Sensor and let it fly! It was running MUCH BETTER and I hope not to see it again anytime soon! Trouble codes: P1124 (p1128-), P1128 (P300 - misfire), P0300, P0335.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L master cyl VIN: 1NXAE09B1S
Thanks to all gentelmans that took the time to replay to this help request ...the problem was sliding pins they were frozzen. special thanks to Mr Dannis, Mark, Mathis ,Randy and Mark
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