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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Radio VIN: WAUCB88DXV
Hi guys, Battery went dead on our used car and now radio is locked. Phoned dealer and they say they can only unlock the radio and at a cost of $50. They are 45 minutes away so we just want to know if there is another way or source to unlock it. Thanx
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L Horn VIN: WBAHC2313C
Hello everyone, I have a happy horn problem. The horn will intermitantly beep short beeps. No pattern noticed. I let the car run in my shop (cold start) for 30 min. or so and sure enough beep, beep and then would stop for couple min then it Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee...
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1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 0WBAGD8328
Hello Everyone, This cars check engine light,trans program, and SRS light will come on after 20 mins of driving. The trans goes to limp mode. When I attempt to pull codes with I-scan or Launch X-431 the vehicle will not communicate in any system. When I try b...
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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L #6 cyl VIN: WBABF4324R
Customer states that every 6 month has to replace sparkplugs because on cyl 6 the plug keeps fouling out. Some other shop told her her that she needs a headgasket. She had the plugs replaced about 50 miles ago and on cyl 6 the plug is fouled and the other plug...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L battery VIN: WBADE632XV
Customers sysmptom - he must charge the battery overnite every third day. Towed in as a no start. We,ve foud alt. output low, obviously vehicle needs an Alt. However - the 150 ma with spikes to 380 ma after vehicle has gone to sleep (PRNDL light out) is a prob...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4323W
I'm getting a tank pressure code, just trying to figure out the evap.system on this car, where is the sensor located and how do I test it? Mitchell and Identifix haven't been very helpful.I've read on other posts about a valve(LDP)as part of the canister, is t... Trouble codes: 11 (Tank Pressure Sensor code from AST Retreiver-Modus the same)
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1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW53L4N
When this car does not start running after cranking you can always remove number 1 plug wire and it will start running. Then switch it off and replace wire and it will run again. And never stall. Then may start lots of times before failing to start again. And ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L block VIN: 1G4HP52K7W
hi guys i have a noisey 3800. frequency like a valve..very light when cold, more pronounced after long drive on highway.. does balance shaft get noisey on these?? never had a noisey 3800 before, don't want to tear down without some heads up first. thanks!! dav...
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1970 Cadillac De Ville 472CID Alt Light
The alternator light on this vehicle doesn't work properly. With the key on and the 2 wire plug at the alternator unplugged the alt light in ON.With key on and alt plugged in the light is OFF. I see in an older Mitchell wiring diagram that there is a wire from...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G6KD52B4S
I'm glad I've shaved my head. This will be the second time trying to pull it out.. This Deville will drop 4 injectors about 2000 rpm in gear, forward or reverse. I have ohmed the injectors all have 15 resistance. With the key on all have the same voltage comi...
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start VIN: W06VR52R2X
Car is a no start. No MIL on at first. Pulled cluster found bulb burnt-replaced bulb-still no check engine when key turned on. Tried accessing other modules in car was able to access anything but the ECM. Check for battery and ign power to ECM it has both. Che...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L pcv VIN: 1GNCS13W7R
We replaced the intake gasket and sent the customer on his way. A few days and only 60 miles later he has back complaining of intermitant smoking and going thru 1.5 quarts of oil. We pulled the upper plenium and found it with a massive a massive amount of oil ...
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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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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L valve body VIN: 1GNFK16RXX
Sorry, Guys. This is my car and I'm far from the shop on my days off with no reference materials. I need to know the torque spec for the 4L60E valve body bolts. I appreciate the help.
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCCS19X8X
Techs, Have another start and then stall, Cannot communicate with vehicle at all to retrieve any possible codes checked DLC for both grounds and B+, with key in the on position I have 8v at #2 pin serial data line and 5v at pin #9 serial data Uart line, The se...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WH55K92
I have another hair puller. Cust. complained of no start unless he moved the throttle. He was right. Have no codes, Have 55lbs of fuel pressure Ohmed the injectors,all have 13.3.Have spark and injector pulse.Crank it over with no throttle it will never start, ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L mode actuator VIN: 1GCEC19X64
truck came in with the mode control on the ac not working,stays on defrost,it started to work so i replaced the mode actator motor.Now the motor doesnt work,Is there a common -problem with these trucks?Im thinking it might be the hvac module or the control hea...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Stall VIN: 2C3HD46J9X
This past Sat night, after driving about 100 mi, the car stuttered, then quit and coasted to side of road, would spin over, but no start. After an hr, when the tow truck got there, it started up, he had it towed home. We picked it up Mon morn, it has run flawl...
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1992 Dodge D250 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7JE26Y1N
truck came in for no start, found bad computer replaced computer truck starts and runs fine the only problem we have is it keeps setting code 27 for injector x problem hooked up scanner and it will not comnunicate, so i do not know what injector circuit is cau... Trouble codes: 27 (injector circuit x problem)
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L abs VIN: 2B7HB11Y9Y
Hi Guys, I have an ABS light and the red Brake light on in this van, i cannot retrieve codes with my Modis, I have the ABS troubleshooter, which says theres a black wire that you ground and it'll flash codes with the lights in the dash, I cannot find the wire....
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lack of power VIN: 1B7KF23Z81
Customer states vehicle has a lack of power at highway speeds and towing.I road tested it,and it has a lack of power always.Accellerating leaving a stop,cruising in town.I have checked fuel pressure and volume.I have checked for plugged exhaust.I have checked ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire detected)
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1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FABP45E6J
guys , this one is a doosie . it came to use with the complaint of a rolling unstable idle and lack of power. now we have seen a bunch of 302 engines with idle probems before but this one doesn't respond to any conventional fixes. we have gone over all the sen... Trouble codes: 42 (ego not switching), 92 (o2 sensor rich)
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6539S
Sometimes when you start the car up it runs great idle smooth no misfires. Then push the accelerator and let off all of the sudden we get a misfire on cylinder #3 and then it wont stay runnin seems like the iac motor is not keeping up. So far we have replaced ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Master cyl ? VIN: 2FTHF26F9S
The customer limped vehicle to our shop. The front brake line rusted and lost fluid. Vehicle has vacuum brake booster system with rear abs. After normal line repair, bled brakes, the pedal faded. Bled the brakes several time still brake pedal faded close to th...
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1997 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Trans Case VIN: 1FMDU34X1N
I am posting this hoping someone has experienced this problem before. We have this vehicle in the shop that when parked on an incline in park, the truck will creep down the incline. It is not like a parking pawl that jumps a notch but ever so slowly moves. It ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drive belt VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
this vehicle has a belt squeal noise on cold start and then goes away after five minutes of run time, we have replaced the belt three times first belt was an economy belt then we replaced with motorcraft belt and found idler pulley, drive belt tentioner to hav...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDSS34F1X
TEST DRIVE TRUCK AND YOU CAN FEEL THAT WHEN TRUCK SHIFTS FROM 1st GEAR TO 2nd GEAR IT BUCKS . HOOK UP NGS AND NO CODES. MONITER PIDS AND FOUND THAT WHEN THE TRUCK TAKES OF FROM A STOP TRANS IS IN 1st GEAR AND THEN IT GOES TO 3rd GEAR THEN BACK TO 2nd GEAR. MAN...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FMPU16L3Y
Morning techs I am having fun with a 2000 Expidition that dies at stops. When you come to a complete stop after 5 to 10 seconds the idle drops, raises, drops and dies. The engine starts right back up. The upper intake and thottlebody was extremely dirty. Idle ...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L ping on acceleration VIN: 2FMDA5340Y
have this windstar the pings on acceleration when hot, fuel pressure ok runs fine except for a slight ping. i see where these have had problems with maf sensor causing a lean conditiom. but driving and take a movie cant see any problems. thanks for any input
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRX18L42
Hello all,This truck has stalled twice on the customer but never on us. Truck restart for customer on first crank,customer has also said truck stumble at times, have been unable to make truck act up for us. Fuel psi with vacuum line on reg. is 36 psi..with vac... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13W5V
the vehicle will not disengage 4wd. the transfer case is making a type of bearing noise while driving in 4wd. the noise is not there if you remove either driveshaft. if you run the vehicle on the rack and shift to 4wd on the fly it engages and to 2wd, come to ...
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1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start, Starts then dies VIN: 3GKEC16R8X
Suburban intermitantly fails to run after startup. diagnostic flow led me to pcm is'nt firing the injectors. ignition system is fine during problem. fuel pressure is within specs also. p1626 passlock code sets when problem occurs.I traced the wiring all seems ... Trouble codes: P1626
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Ride control VIN: 1GKEK63U42
Help! We have a 2002 Denali with the "Service Ride Control" lamp illuminated. We have checked the resistance of the shock itself at 2.2 ohms which is good if Alldata ii correct in saying that each shock should be between 1.5 and 3.3 ohms. So with that checking...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D82
Hello everyone, This vehicle keeps setting these 2 codes. We have looked at it 3 times and have cleared the codes each time but they return. We can find no leaks, we have checked it all 3 times using a smoke machine. we have tested the purge and vent valves re... Trouble codes: P0455 (large evap leak), P0456 (small evap leak)
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Battery VIN: 1J4GZ58S1W
Has battery drain of 180ma. Not driven very much (as you can see by mileage) and goes dead if left sitting about 2-3 days. Disconnect fuse #7 on RF pick panel and drops to 18mA. Disconnect max 50 fuse under hood panel, drops to 18mA. Disconnect BCM and also...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L shift VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
Hello Chrysler techs: I have this 99 jeep grand che with a shift problem. I think it is in fail safe mode, on third gear.I dont have transmission scan tool for this car, but was able to retrieve from ECM this code: P0720, output speed circuit malfunction. Is t...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF68S0X
hello techs, the customer said that the vehicle won't start and it smoke under the hood.the weird things is the relays and solenoids are being turn on and off(clicking)the a/c clutch,cooling fan coming on(with ac off),fog lamp relay clicks and the park lites b... Trouble codes: P1694
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1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM812NY
Hi guys! This big thing came in with the customer complaining of a spuratic miss under light throttle. I have driven it for a couple of days under every condition I could think of and found that it did have this missing problem when at say about 35 mph and ad...
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1991 Mazda 626 LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGD22B7M
This car stalls at stops, struggles to stay running when put into gear (D or R no difference), and fails to adjust it's idle for electirical engine loads (lights, heater fan, radiator fan, etc.) Cold engine performance is OK, but warm is always frequent stalli... Trouble codes: 16 (EGR Position Sensor), 06 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Problem), 09 (Water Temp Sensor Circuit)
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L odometer VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
Customer brought the van in complaining of an erratic speedo and odometer. The speedo needle was jumping around erratically and the odometer would read 100K miles, 450K miles etc. Now the speedo operates but the odometer reads 0 and the trip odometers will onl...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L a/c cooling problem VIN: JM1FE17N04
at idle w/outside temp 87 the vent temp is 53 with fan in # 2 speed on recerulate, at 2200 rpm setting the same, vent temp 45. low pressure is 24, hi pressure is 215. when the rad fan is not running because of eng temp, and the engine at 2200 rpm as soon as th...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA37B1E
plugs sooted over, will start most of the time when releasing the key from start position. sometimes kicks and tries to run backwards briefly. once started runs great. ignition scope pattern normal now. cranks over good. really could use some help from anyone ...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Sun Roof VIN: WDBAB33C8F
I am trying to be proactive with a good customer and upcoming repair this week. I have checked the knowledge and fix data base with nothing noted about this particular sunroof problem. This is a good customer with costs not necassarily being a problem. The ca...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: JH1HJ01F1P
This is a weird one drive the car for about 5 miles there is a hard miss , it happens just once then the ck engine light comes on. We tried to retrieve codes before turning engine off, but there is no responce from the ecm. Turn the engine off and switch to mo...
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2002 Peugeot 206 1.4L dorr locks VIN: 8G12AKFU52
Sometimes when you start the vehicle you get a msg that the rear left door is open. When this happens also sometimes you will get a msg to stop vehicle in the dash board and the interior light will star flashing. This can happen with or with out the msg in the...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44R3V
Chrysler techs--Here's one for you. This is my wife's van. Over a year ago, the guages would stop working intermittantly. I never saw it. Then, it would start, run for 2-3 secs and die with no gauges, odometer, or PRNDL. After 10 min, it started and ran fine. ... Trouble codes: 66 (EEPROM Write Denied), 66 (EEPROM Write Denied)
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 3G2JB12461
This thing is starting to hont me . It come in via tow truck with a no start . Sat there for a couple of days until we got a chance to look at it .When we finelly got a chance to look at it it started right up . Customer couldn't trust it so she left it with u...
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1993 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Hesitation
Hello to every one, and all techs in the Saab world, i need your help. I have here a 1993 Saab 9000 turbo chassis#[...]. Its a right hand drive car and its engine is 2.3 litres. I had the car in my shop a few months ago...
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2VV21E0L
I've done the normal tests and when the car dies it still has spark and fuel pressure. The injectors shut off. I put a noid light on the injector connector and when the light stops the engine stops the spark for the plugs is still there. the distributor has th...
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1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
Originally came in with codes 14, 25, 26 & 71, found vacuum signal problem to EGR modulator from throttle body and made correction to increase vacuum signal from EGR modulator to EGR valve, deleted all codes. Upon a drive cycle, the codes 25 (lean) and 26 (ric... Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition system), 25 (Lean condition), 26 (Rich condition), 71 (EGR problem)
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L door locks/alarm VIN: JT2BF28K1W
hi all, got this customer that states after entering the vehicle and closing the drivers door, power door lock clicking noise is heard. and also some times the alarm will go off at home in the garage after set. all of these problems are intermitent and can not...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L heater fan motor VIN: YV1LS5502P
hello to all. stumped on this one. cust complained of burn odor and smoke adjusting fan speed. states hvac control lights flashing. confirmed fan inop and pulled code 312. confirmed amp draw excessive. replaced both fan motor and power unit(resistor) with oem....
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L 3rd 4th ovdrive VIN: YV1L55523R
Original Problem Burned Transmission Fluid, Acted The Same As Now, Flies Out Of Gear At Highway Speed Then Kicks Back In, Tach Goes Way Up.Original Codes At First Check Were Speed Sensor, S1 Valve, S2 Valve. Trans Dash Light Flashed and Set Codes , Replaced Se...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64BX1
I recieved several posts saying to check for vacuum leaks and to activate the pump then apply vacuum to open the valves. When I checked there was not proper vacuum to the valves. The inlets for the vacuum ports were clogged with carbon. Cleaned then and no mor...
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1999 BMW M3 3.2L guages VIN: WBSBK9332X
Thanks for the suggestions, the customer is taking a break this round. He will pick up diagosis in the winter time... Maybe it will stay out long enough for a easier diagnosis. Thanks again, JMS
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Miss/Backfire VIN: 2G1FP22P7R
Hello everyone and thanks a ton for the input on this one. I recieved replies about plug wires, mass airflow sensors, EGR valves etc. This one ended up being bad plug wires. They had been replaced within the last year by another shop with non delco wires. I wa...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GNDT13W3R
thanks to all that responded,been there/done that of most sugestions,rechecked TSBs,warranty was 100,000 miles california only.as of last friday blazer has not been back,currently running properly.recommended to cusyomer to try some chevron techron inj cleaner...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ignition key VIN: 1GNDT13W8V
First of all, thank you to all that took the time to reply. It appears that this whole system is missed by anyone that puts out diagnostic information as I still have not been able to get a wiring diagram that shows this solenoid. I received several replies ta...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G1JF5242X
thanks to those who replied. we found the problem to be the wire on the connecter 'c' pin 74 on the pcm. the customer just happened to remember that they had some electrical work done before and what i had found was the wire had been pierced causing a intermet...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52MXX
this one is finaly fixed, we found broken wire in the loom by the reciver dryer that was rubbed thru the a/c line. one of those wires was for the 24x signal. what i did to narrow it down was drove the car with 24x senser wire disconnected and the car drove fin... Trouble codes: P0336 (24X reference signal).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L no acceleration VIN: 1GCHK23181
This truck has not had a problem since last in. The customer also took the vehicle to the dealer and they could not find a problem either. The posts I recieved pointed to the fuel regulator but the customer has decided to wait till a later date for repair. Trouble codes: 93 (Fuel pressure lower than commanded value).
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2002 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GJ25322
Thanks for all who helped. What really had me stumped was it was running bad, and no codes showed up for that problem! i could also smell a bad smell inside the vehicle that i thought was from the customer or something?, but was actually from the engine.It jus... Trouble codes: P0456, P1684 (cant find definition anywhere).
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1992 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B3XC46R4N
I was able to borrow a snapon scan tool which showed theftalarm status the pcm I had installed had came from avehicle with factory anti theft when you try to start thecar it will shut of the injector pulse if no signal isrecieved from the anti theft module thi...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP4436W
Thanks for all the help guys, the fix was replacing a bad fuel injector. I pulled the fuel injectors and found a gritty accumulation packed into cyl #5 fuel injector. I cleaned all 6 injectors and did not pay attention where they all wound up, but the misfire ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire).
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L ac isn't as cold VIN: 1B4H528N01
Sorry it took so long to close the post. I originally stated the pressures were good. But after compairing it with other like vehicles we noticed the low side pressure was staying at 40 psi and it was not cycling down. The other Durango we were compairing it t...
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2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HG48N84
Well the problem ended up being the nvld assy was bad. customer has had car back for about a week. and all is well, Thank you all Ron Trouble codes: P0441.
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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Shifting into gears VIN: 3FAPP1286M
Ok guys this is what we learned. Tried to rock her back and forth and put her in gear and it still didnt work. Took the trans back out to inspect. Discovered a few things. One of the clutch hub assemblies was completly busted. It was cracked on both sides. Syc...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE2426W
I have thanked all who responded, but I can not get codes from this system, 1999 and newer fords have miss-fire counters that can be had in global/generic #53- but early models did not have this feature as told by snap-on tech support and 2 hot lines, once aga...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRW07L21
sorry for the delay in closing, i was waiting for customer ok for tear down, he is trying to make the dealer cover the repair so i do not have any further info for the problem thank you for the replies
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1991 Geo Prizm 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SL3450M
well this car still is not fixed. i was hoping someone out there may have come accross this witht he same car. i am finding out that there is not alot of these cars out there. I did install a new o2 sensor. still no good. i feel i have to say something about o... Trouble codes: 21 (02 sensor short or open circuit).
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGC1654WA
Thanks for the help! We have found the problem. The key for the #4,5,6 cam is sheared. The timing marks lined up but the cam was out of time. 3 of the 4 replies said internal / valve train or head. Dan [...] hit the nail on the head with the seared key. I... Trouble codes: P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p0300-), P0300 (testing and results).
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2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Suspension VIN: JHMCG6694Y
After working on this car for 2 weeks off and on, I had to give the car back. I have never had a car like this before where I couldn't find the noise complaint. Even my shop foreman could not figure this one out. I have tightened every bolt I could imagine at ...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Brake Pedal VIN: SAJHX1755S
The brake pedal was 2 inches higher than the accelerator pedal & I think this was the problem. However, the customer seemed like a smart aleck type, and I told him to go to someone who worked on more of these than I did. I don't like to deal with these types.
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hydraulic Brakes VIN: 1JAFJ58L4L
Thanks for all the replies, the fix was to install a master cylinder with a 1/16th larger bore. We searched the posts and found that another shop had the same problem. I am not a big fan of changing from factory parts but as a last effort we installed a master...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1LNLM81W1S
Replacing MAF and Plug wires got this one running real good except the idle trims. Still running at -10. This only seems to cause a small cold start hesistation then the car runs great. No fuel in pres. reg., DPFE replaced put the idle DPFE reading at .6V. The... Trouble codes: P0402 (excesive EGR).
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1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FB3310F
hi guys sorry for the delay customer pending to return for further testing on the air injection valve but decided not to fix the vehicle it was one of the cleanest rx 7 i have seen in a while its a shame.the help received was great got explanations were it mad...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBPJ78J71
Vacuum leak at tank evap. solenoid and #4 cat fixed the problem. Thanks for all the valuable input. Trouble codes: 2017 (Fuel trim triple...), 2086 (Oxygen sensor 1 aging), 2013 (20aa -), 20AA.
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1993 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L abs module VIN: YS3CX4888P
we finally bought an abs module from a junk yard, after taking the old one off we took it apart before installing the used one and there was a whole pile of rust inside. after installing the used one we pressure bled it with little or no problem and the brake ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L cranks/no start VIN: 4TAUN73C2S
thanks for all the help; unfortunately the customer decided not to fix the problem because of the expensive cost and has not yet returned. i did however clean the mass air flow sensor, but the problem persists. i told him we recommend to replace the maf sensor...
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L unknown VIN: 4T1BG22K31
Hello all and thanks for all the ideas. I checked all wheel bearings, rotated the tires , turned the front rotors, checked for stuck calipers and slider pins and every thing else except axles and trans or diff. bearings.(customer not willing to authorize repai...
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 2-3 shift initially VIN: JTEHH20V42
First off, thanks to everyone who responded, especially Mike who's reply sounded like everything we've been through in the last 10 days. The fix was the ECU but there remains many unanswered questions about the current level of diagnostics available to us out ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L engine misfire VIN: 3VWSE29M9Y
fix, it was the coil pack. thank you for the replies. the big problem was investing the $511 for the coil to prove that it was the real problem.
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