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1994 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L abs light VIN: JH4DB8580R
The customer has a flashing abs light infrequently and at the same time notices one wheel locking up causing the car to pull to the left. He thinks it is the left rear. We can't retrieve any codes by jumping the connector at the glove box, and we have not expe...
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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L cylinder head VIN: JH4DB76S5X
Need help. car came in died on road...crank no start. sounded like timing belt broke...removed valve cover and found that three of the intake rockers had fallen off. had three valves hung open.sent head to machine shop, installed three new intake valves, valve...
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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HNYD18621
after overhaul during the road test the vtm-4 light illuminated transmission work perfectly and ther are no codes transmission or driveability. light will will go out after the key is cycled. after driveing approx 300 to 400 feet the light comes back on. regua...
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L unsure VIN: WAUAH68D31
I have only been here 2 weeks and I'm sure I dont have the whole storybut, here we go. 3 weeks ago this audi came in with the motor bouncing all over on accel and brake torquing. The shop put in all the mounts and it now had this very harsh vibration on accell...
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1986 Buick Regal T-Type 3.8L Brake Light VIN: 1G4GK4778G
Thank you guys in advance for the help. Customer brought car in with a new master and pump assy. We installed it at his request. He said he was having a low break complaint. After installing the master assy, bake light was coming on intermittly. Found a recall...
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1981 Cadillac DeVille 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1G6AD6991B
This car belongs to my brother-in-law who is 800 miles away. The car dies when accelerating at anything over very light throttle. Also dies when cruising, and makes what he describes as a "duuuuuuh" noise. Sometimes swerving from side to side causes it to catc... Trouble codes: 23 (EST malfunction), 38 (MAT out of range)
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS52Y3R
This one started as a Code 73 that was intermittent. We daignosed as problem within PCM. We replaced PCM and all was fine for approx 1 day and then a different driveability problem developed.This problem was there all the time and turned out to be a problem wi...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, High Idle VIN: 1G6KS52Y8V
This one is giving me fits. I didn't get the problem with the high Idle to act up when I first road tested the vehicle and figured it must of had something to due with the P0603. Then after letting the vehicle sit for awhile it acted up. When you first start t...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Radio VIN: 2GTEC19KX0
Hi ladies and gents, came to us for a radio repair. The radio head has all functions ie. volume, balance station seek, remote cassette etc. Everything except sound from the speakers. All wiring that I can find is hooked up. Alldata has 3 systems available for ...
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1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, unstable idle VIN: 1G1JC5447R
Help me guys and gals please. I am pulling my hair out. After doing a simple head gasket replacment and waterpump and thermostat the engine will surge/roll at idle in gear after driving at highway speeds. Turn the A/C on and idle up affect stops this problem, ...
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L blown ecm fuse VIN: 1GBHK33F75
truck was towed in, no start, scanner wouldn't communicate, so i looked & found a blown ecm fuse, replaced it and the truck starts...we have communication now, no codes...dies 30 seconds later , blown fuse again. alternator was 'hot' after that 30 seconds of r...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L drivers window motor VIN: 2G1WW12M6V
Hello everyone, I am having a very hard time with this Monte. The express down on the drivers window switch only cancels one time when cold so if the customer does it more than once it will keep power at the window motor thus burning it out. If you hold the sw...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ignition key VIN: 1GNDT13W8V
This Blazer has a solenoid mounted near the ignition lock cylinder that keeps the cylinder from returning to the lock position when the solenoid doesn't work. Right now the solenoid does not work at all. I don't get power to either wire that goes to it. It has...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Low Power VIN: 1GCCS1443X
This is a vehicle that was passed down from another tech. It is very sluggish and feels almost as if it lacks fuel or has a plugged exhuast. Both of which I have checked. I have checked compression, all cylinders have 165 psi. I have diconnected exhaust and dr...
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1990 Chrysler Imperial 3.3L transmission VIN: 1C3XY56R5L
AFTER 20-30 MILES DRIVING WITH TRANNY SHIFTING PERFECTLY, IT WILL DROP INTO LIMP MODE AND STAY THERE . i REPLACED BOTH SPEED SENSORS, FLUID & FILTER, SAME PROBLEM...CVI VALUES SEEM TO BE IN RANGE...WHILE IN LIMP MODE, THE SPEED SENSORS ARE GIVING WEIRD READING...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L oil pressure VIN: 1C3EL55R62
how to get this engine to build some oil pressure beffore i start the engine, i don't want to have the same problem that the other shop have, i know that is a special tool to bleed the oil system but i don't have it. thank you, jorge.
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L all gages inop intermit VIN: 1B7GL23X4V
Hello everyone, and thank you in advance for any help you can give me with my truck. Will be using truck and gages speedo, tach all go dead. Air bag lite goes on. Truck still runs fine. I put a used cluster I had from another truck in and same problem. It can ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1BZHF16ZXX
misfires upon cold start. sounds like vacuum leak when iac opens, iac changes and misfire goes away. can put carb spray over the chamber and the miss goes away. this is why the iac was replaced and all adaptives reset. any ideas would be much appreciated.
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Surge VIN: 1B4HR28N61
Hello This Durango will surge after driving at interstate speeds. It does not happen all the time. The customer has complained of the problem occuring after extremely long trips (excess of six hours). The customer described the problem as surging up and down ... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS does not agree with MAP)
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES26C13
this car came in with a ses lite. code 440 evap system. mitchell recommended the fuel cap and leak detector pump. we reset the computor after each visit and the customer cames back in three days with the same problem. what are we missing. thanks for your help ... Trouble codes: 440 (evap system)
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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10U4N
Dear techs: This is one Rich Running Ranger. After doing the basics like FP, pulling PCV & canister purge hoses, I figured I had a MAF problem because of the rich & lean codes, but no such luck. I first cleaned the MAF but it didn't help. MAF volts at hot idle... Trouble codes: 172 (O/2 not switching lean B1), 173 (0/2 not switching rich B1), 176 (O/2 not switching lean B2), 177 (O/2 not switching rich B2), 137 (Sys rich)
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L left bank not firing VIN: 1FDKE37F6T
Hi everyone, Thanks in advance for your help.I have a 96 ford e350 van here that came in as a no start.After some diagnosing i found that the left bank had a meltdown of the wiring.I ordered and replaced the glow plugs(8)new valve cover gaskets wiring harness ...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Excessive Emissions, no power VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Hello fellow Techs. I have this ranger with lack of power. feels like the cat is plugged up, but it's not. have good vacuum, it just wont get out of its own way. mass has been replaced. no codes in the system. all parameters in the scanner look good . sftr at ...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L interior lights come on erratic while driving VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
interior lights come on while driving erratic. no door open light on the dash when this is happening. most of the time they come on when hitting bumps, but not always. this is a very erratic problem, lights will sometimes blink on and off, sometimes stay on fo...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FTRW08L21
DOES ANYONE HAVE INFORMATION ON ADJUSTING F-150 HEADLAMPS? I BELIEVE IT REQUIRES A SPECIAL TOOL. IT HAS A 4mm HEX HEAD ON ADJUSTER. ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED. THANK YOU, BOB
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1981 Honda Accord 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, NO power, barely run VIN: JHMSM5322B
This is a puzzler, to me anyway. Neeeed help. Ran fine before it was stored. Car sat for 3 years, R&R carb top; cleaned varnish from carb. cleaned plugged up air jet, and main jet. New carb cleaners not doing well on this. Finally got to run, but it runs terr...
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1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L cooling fan VIN: 2HGED6340L
Hi techs, This car has came in with an overheating complaint. Testing revealed cooling fan motor inop., new fan motor cured that, now the fan won`t shut off. The only Honda resource I have is a Haynes book, they say that there is a sensor in the radiator. Not ...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L engine VIN: 4S2CK58D3W
Hi, GUYS HERE IS A GOOD PROBLEM ROLLING IN TO THE SHOP ANOTHER SHOP REPLACE HEAD GASKET, RADIATOR, WATER PUMP, T-STAT AND STILL OVERHEATING, THE ENGINE SHOWS OVEREATING BUT NOT BOILING OVER, ONLY THE GAUGE GOES TO THE RED WITH EGR PLUG IN, WHEN I UNPLUG THE EG...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L 3-4 shift VIN: SALNM222X2
we got this vehicle it had no 4 gear and had a 4 gear troble code. upon dissasembly we found the 4th gear clutch pack to be burned up. now we still have the same problem can you give us some help here thank you
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER UNDER ACCEL VIN: SALNY22252
vehicle is not misfiring now , but service engine soon light comes on, code p1470. when driving vehicle & pushing pedal to the floor , vehicle has no power at all.perfomed all related repairs mentioned above, also performed compression test , all cylinders wit... Trouble codes: P1470 (vis valve always open or short to ground)
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2002 Lexus GS430 4.3L cranks, won't start VIN: JT8BL69S52
DON'T HAVE A LOT OF INFO ON THIS PARTICULAR MODEL AND WAS HOPING FOR SOME DIRECTION FROM SOMEONE WHO'S BEEN THERE ! THANKS IN ADVANCE , Kenny
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Surge, rpm races up to 4000 VIN: 4F4YR16C8W
Intermit this vehicle will race idle up to 4000 rpm & then will slowly come back down. We had never seen this car before. Had spent big $$ at dealer & other repair shops for this concern. There is never a code set in computer. Has had iac & egr valves replaced...
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2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L bogs on accel VIN: JM1BJ22563
This car was brought in Monday with a complaint of bogging under accel, but only while under a 1/4 tank. I first verified it wasn't merely a bad guage by asking if they had ran it to nearly empty before and then refilled. Then, since the car had nearly a full ...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070241201
Mercedes gurus, please help.this may get kind of lengthy, i don't want to leave anything out.car sat in body shop approx 2 yrs, no start, someone there swapped incorrect coil and who knows what else with no luck. came to me on hook ,several open wires near res...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBCA35EXM
MB techs, I need your guidance again. This car has a tip in accel hesitation and miss from idle only when hot. It will go away if you stay steady on the throttle or accelerate more. When started in a.m. it will run flawlessly for a period of ten minutes and wh...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L cooling system VIN: WPBEA32E6S
overheating both around town and on highway. I removed the thermostat so I did narrow down the root cause, then test drove; but overheating still occured within 3 Miles of drviing. So while the car was overheating (remember no thermostat), I noted the followi...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBHA23E7V
Good afternoon group, i have a 97 c230 that came in for no a/c. We checked and found that the compressor was not coming on. When we checked for power at the compressor it was good. Upon closer inspection you could see that the compressor clutch had gotten very...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L abs light VIN: 4JGAB54EOY
Customer complaint is that BAS/ESP light is on. Scanned vehicle found the following codes C1142-esp lateral acceleration sensor c1200-stop lamp switch plausibility c1020-can bus; fault in communication c1022-fault in can communication c1032-fault in can commu...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L rack VIN: 1MEFM55S9Y
Hello all. This car came in with a damaged rack. It would only turn so far before it would lock in place. Replaced the rack with no problems until start up. Sounds like a massive vaccum leak around the rack area until you turn the wheel and the noise goes away...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Data VIN: 4M2ZU86K44
I can not get any data from the ABS module.ABS light on dash flashes and traction control light flashes. This also is a CAN system.I can not get any data.I've tested all the module circuits and all seem to be fine,However I do not know what voltage I should ha...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21S14
I need help not very firmilar with this system. I have nothing in my alldata on this model.This one came in with mil on only complaint. Found code po102 tested maf sensor with lab scope no signial outputed voltage and ground were good. Orderd new maf sensor fr... Trouble codes: P0102
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L IM 240 failed VIN: 1N4BU31D1T
This car has failed our IM240 test because the diagnostic monitors for Catalyst and EGR will not arm. All the other monitors have armed. I have run the Nissan drive trace on this car. I have run the drive trace in Mitchell. I have run this car on the dyno in ...
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1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1GHDU6L9RJ
van under load has bad miss. Cust has replace plugs with bosch platnum and we have scoped engine and found nothing. Scan data shows all sensors in parameters except shows voltage above what is on dvom at batt. @ 15.6 on scnner and 14.3 on batt. batt guage fluc...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L fans VIN: 1G3GR62C5V
customer had left cooling fan-thermostat-fan relays-coolant secsor repaced the cooling fans worked ok for week i scan system @ can turn on the fans with scan tool let car run engine temp at 220 only the left fan comes on LOW SPEED ONLY THE RIGHT FAN COMES ON W...
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46C2V
Hello to all. This is my friends car, and I loaned him mine in the meantime. This vehicle will be fine for days, and sporadically act up. Along with the codes I posted there was also code P1599 A/C press. sensor volts too low. He dropped the car off at my hous... Trouble codes: P0107 (map sensor voltage too low), P0106 (baro out of range at key on), P0122 (tps voltage below acceptable minimun), P0117 (ect sensor voltage too low), P0112 (intake air temp sensor volts too low), P1493 (batt. temp sensor voltage too low)
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1968 Pontiac lemans 3.8L timing marks VIN: 237378B601
i have this 1968 lemans with a ohc 6 cyl. from one of my customers. it was his fathers toy which he used to play around with intil he passed away. we been asked to put the car back together for them so they can drive it. problem is dad replaced the head and di...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1JML122X
please help!this ones a real bear. smoke tested all the lines.removed tank and smoke tested while on the ground.no leaks anywhere.all solenoids activate with scanner. Trouble codes: P0442
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Heater Core VIN: 1G2WK52J5Y
Leaking heater core. i am not sure how to even get it out. I have loosened many 7/32 screws to get a cover off according to all data. But i cannot get it out. I am in a bit of a bind. If you have any help please let me know. Thanks
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2004 Pontiac GTO 5.7L battery VIN: 6G2VX12G74
We have done just about everything we can think except fix . Vehicle has intermittent battery draw . It will drain battery overnight . I have checked all bulletins as i work at pontiac store. Has anyone else seen or heard of anything that may help. It may be g...
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Horn VIN: WPOCA2983V
customer says the horn will honk at anytime on it's own. she called the dealer & they said they know what it is. we have very few boxsters in town so I have not run into this before. if anyone has an idea what is causing this I would appreciate a reply. thanks...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Head gaskets? VIN: 4S3BG6852X
Just a quick question to see if anyone has had trouble with these heads cracking or possible piston sleeve damage from overheating. This car was driven to shop!!! With a "Coolant Leak" Attempted to drive into shop and ran rough. Pushed in, removed rad cap, pum...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, NO POWER VIN: 453BK4952X
This car will run perfect or close to it if I unplug the computer for 10 mins and replug it in. Then after about 15mins it starts running terrible. If you step hard on the gas it just falls on it's face, it idles rough, lopie like it's loading up, and it is al...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4TAWM72N7W
look to the bottom of this page under "related work"
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTPBG22012
I have this 98 Toyota Camry that when you start it after sitting for a few hours or more it will idle rough and not want to stay running.After 5 minutes or so it straightens out and runs fine.No codes stored and data seems like it is where it should be. Any he...
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2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L VSC light VIN: JTEBU14R43
A little Toyota help please. We brought this SUV in for an oil change. Changed oil and filter, adjusted tire pressure, and checked all fluids. When we backed it out the VSC Off light came on and the VSC Trac light came on. Is there something we can reset? Cust...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B0X
After replacing head and belt asy car wouldnt idle so we ran the idle adaptation but nothing changed idle was low and wouldnt excelerate over 20 miles per hour the same code would come up every time //throttle control malfunction// so we replaced throttle body... Trouble codes: 17953 (throttle control module malfunction)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBH63B01
This VW has been a thorn in my backside for months. I got the luck of cleaning up after some hack had done a timing belt on it. Multiple evap, vac. and other hoses were mutilated and duct taped back together. I have replaced all damaged hose assemlblies with V... Trouble codes: P0441 (incorrect evap purge flow global obd ii), 16825 (evap purge flow bad vw specific)
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5513S
On 08/01/05 the vehicle came in with the Check Engine light illuminate and no other symptoms. We found code 436 REAR OXYGEN SENSOR COMPENSATION. Every other time we have run into this code replacing the oxygen sensors corrected the fault. So we replaced both o... Trouble codes: 436 (rear oxygen sensor compensation)
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L level control VIN: WAUYP64B21
This vehicle is from the east coast. The VAG-COM showed all signals to run the air pump were happening, but no pump/1 Traced the problem to a voltage drop in a corroded connector. Cleaned the connector and then got the pump to run. We used the VAG-COM to input...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAGJ8327W
thanks everyone...i replaced the two front o2 sensors and nox went to zero..very happy..thank you again
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Surge VIN: 2GHWB55K31
Well every reply nailed it, restricted exhaust. Special thanks to Jerry [...] for the info on the extended warranty coverage, we will be taking advantage of it. Paul.
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Head Gaskets VIN: 1G6KS54Y8W
I think we got this one taken care of. Cutomer took it back to the dealer where he bought it and worked out a deal to have them fix it. I think the best solution to the problem sounds like dropping the engine and trans out of the car, pulling the heads, and pu...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGC26J3V
I am closing this help request without a fix as the customer has not returned with the Suburban for repairs. I received 13 replies on this help posting and fuel system,injector or pressure regulator was the #1 of the replies. Ignition system wires, cap, rotor ... Trouble codes: 305 (cly. 5 missfire).
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8L Alternator VIN: 2G1WN52K0W
Thank you all for the speedy replies! All replies were of valid interest and were checked. The final outcome was in fact that the aftermarket rebuilder, (NAPA), did NOT distinguish between the 2 different voltage regulators, ( and don't in their catalog, nor s...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JC5249W
THX again for all the quick replies,,from injector resistance to harness rubbing .Even got a TSB number for this problem (73-64-06).First the injector resistance at 2.3 ohms was correct, I had the wrong info to begin with.(I also chked an injector on another a...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCEK19T33
Thank you to all who replied. Cleaning the throttle body and perorming the idle relearn procedure did the trick. Idle is correct. No more stalling. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!!!
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1998 Dodge B3500 5.9L int high idle VIN: 2B5WB35Y1W
Thanks agian to all who replied. I don't have a lab scope ,but never saw anything wrong with the TPS. Customer brought it back & we drove it over 50 miles over a 2 day period with no probems. If I ever get it to act up agian, I will post that
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7MF3368X
sorry for the delay but just wanted to make sure this was fixed. rob from utah was right. this is a prime example of following the diagnostic chart. if i had i would of fixed this right away. i ended up sending this pump to a rebuild center in paletine, il. th... Trouble codes: P0216.
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
The fix was to replace the accelerator pedal sensor (throttle position sensor) vehicle now runs properly. Note that at the present software level(pathfinder 04 1.50) I could not read all of the app sensor signals, sent the customer to the dealer where they ver...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y31
With the great help this truck is fixed. Rickey and Brady both said recheck the harness etc. Jason, David and Will had good information about the clock spring having a common ground with the tps. When it shorts or goes bad it feeds voltage back on the tps grou... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS voltage high).
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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34X2M
Hello All, This one is finally fixed. I can't understand why this thing ran at all if you could see how bad the wiring is burn't off inside of the gas tank on the power supply to the fuel pump. I had it running and it finally quit and wouldn't start again like...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP74W5N
Well as soon i paid no attention to the 0 mass air i went to the o2's. Under a full load of propane they hit a brick wall at .450mv. replaced the pair and it seems fine now. But man when i saw 0.0 on the mass air i just took a left turn to nowhere. never seen ... Trouble codes: 172 (136 -), 136 (157 -), 157.
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1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP54P3P
sorry for the time to close this fix, customer finally brought the car back so we could finish it off. the short of the problem was the rear o2 sensor no good. the reason we did not get it right off the bat was that alldata showed in one area that the bank one... Trouble codes: 551 (iac ckt fault error), 172 (ego not switching), 411 (rpm out of spec).
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GTEC19R4V
Hello Friends. I wish to thank the many people who took time out of thier buisy schedules to reply to my post, thanks to Kevin, Joe [...] Bros. garage, Jerry, Bill, James, Pete,and Mike. I didnot think a fuel probl...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L wont upshift to 2nd VIN: JACDJ58X2W
Fix Thanks for all your help this is an engneering mistake on the part of izuzu has 2 transfer case speed sensors and i spedometer/instument cluster spedo that reads to ecm but also has a speed sensor in the back of the case that send the wave/pulse to ecm to ...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Stability control VIN: SAJGX2744V
Hello everyone: I apologize for keeping this opened for so long. I thaught ihad fixed this one, but it is a cameback. The info i received from the replies was that the wires on the harness from TPS to ECM sometimes are loose. The pins come out when the harness...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1441W
The problem was bad wiring at the lock in the left front door. After disconnecting the battery for about an hour and then reconnecting the battery all the locks would toggle except the left front. Repaired the wiring, syncronized the locks and all is well.
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S4X
New B1S1 fixed it. Nice patterns from the Vetronix now. Trouble codes: P0125 (insufficient coolant temp).
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1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNLM81W2V
Thanks everyone for the replies. You all were right, it was a wheel speed sensor. Special thanks goes to Loren from California. He sugested checking if there had been brake work done resently, and it had. The customer said that he had a very tough time with th...
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1988 Mazda 323 1.6L Rad fan
Well thanks for all the info guys. Now that I know which switch is controling the fan and that the one in the rad is for emissions, things went alot easier! A few members were even kind enough to give me the part number! Of course my dealer did'nt have one! Bu...
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1968 Mercedes-Benz 280sl 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1130441200
thanks to all great tech.steve [...],dana from michigan.robert.i remove the cover from back of injection pomp adjusted the rock one half turn counter clock.car runs great hank you all
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L compressor relay VIN: WDBCA25E3L
This vehecle is Fix. the problem is the 'mas' thnaks to Richard [...] from Florida that he explain how it works the mas for ac/compressor, and thanks to all who responce my request, thanks to all IATN members. My wife is happy now.,..
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L hard start hot VIN: WDJF55FOVA
Well this car goes to the done list. I had the customer bring the car in and while I was fixing the rear tail light we also looked at the fuel pressure regulator vaccum line, the car had been setting for about 10 minutes and we found gas coming out of the vacu...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54EX1
i have not yet been able to get the vehicle back here. it is not fixed yet. it will be returning and we will post the fix. other members replyed with injector ground concerns, wiring harness concerns, and maf concerns.
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1986 Nissan 200SX XE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, SENSOR Lamp On VIN: JN1PS26S6G
Well, I replaced the one wire from lower coil to IC ignition unit, and it still wasn't returning that coil. Today the replacement Distributor arrived. Installed the new one, fired right up. Evidently the Optics were toast. I want to thank you all for the help,...
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1991 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L interior door lights VIN: 1G24X53L5N
13 Replies with lots of ideas and thoughts, wish I can rember all the names. The laamp control module was keeping the dome lamps from coming on and off and killing the battery. I have ordered a new one From GM but there is none availabe right now. For the time...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L suspension VIN: 1G2NF52TXY
thanks to those that replied it was the wheel bearings that were making the noise thanks again
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3HN86R9Y
THANK YOU ALL. The MAF sensor was the criter. I checked the reading before i cleaned it. It was 1.9 Kohms cleaned it it went to 3.0 komhs installed back in the truck and there was a difference in preformance. But there was a still a lack of acceleration. still...
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: JTEGD21A62
Hello everyone. The fix for this one was the IAC motor, just like you all sugessted. I pulled the motor and turned the key, the shutter blade slammed shut and remained that way. The new one slammed shut then opened within .5 seconds like it should. thank you e...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Seal VIN: 3VWRA81HXT
Thanks the information I received was spot on from all who responded. The repair was easier than ordering the parts, it took three calls and two faxes and I still got the wrong part from VW. Luckily worldpac had the part. Thanks to all who responded.
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2000 Volvo V70 GLT SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56DXY
Thanks to all that replied. The customer is out of town for a month and the car has not returned to the shop yet. The usful information that we got from 2 replies was that Alldata is still nodata. We got incorrect fuel pressure information and are needing to r... Trouble codes: P0171 (Long term fuel trim).
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