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1999 Buick Century Limited 3.1L a.c. control motors VIN: 2G4WY52M5X
Car came in with code B0361 (left actuator feedback short to ground), and code B0441 (left acturtor out of range). Tested per trouble tree, no faults found. Replaced control head per GM tech bulletin 857445. No change in operation. Replaced left actuator motor...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6CD5332L
initially checked manifold vacuum and it was at 16in hg and steady at idle, then checked o2 sensor voltage and it was at .865v or higher at all engine speeds(slightly higher as rpm went up and also slightly higher the longer I held rpm steady). Decided to repl... Trouble codes: E49
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L alternator VIN: 1G6KD52YXT
vehicle came in with no charge condition and battery light on. cked circuits at alternator and L terminal had no voltage with engine running. cked wire from ipc not open or shorted. evrything pointed to ipc bad replaced ipc and still have same condition. has c...
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L monitors don't run VIN: 1G6ET1296V
Hello. this car came to me after to shops and a dealer could not find a problem. the car will not run cat, O2, O2 heater, evap or egr monitors. the last shop drove it for three hundred mile to try to run them for emitions. I tried running them like I have done...
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y2Y
i put a used engine in this car because it sucked water in through the air filter and exploded the block. i have the car running but it misses at idle on cylinders 2 4 6 8 acording to the tech 2. if i unplug the fuel injectors while its running i can have it r... Trouble codes: P0300
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1989 Chevrolet Blazer Silverado 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy, KNOCKING VIN: 1GNEV18K8K
truck knocks as going up hill, has a new egr valve, Ign Timing dose not change with timing wire ( black/gray) connected or disconnected.
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1G1FP23E9M
Computer allows pulsing of new EGR, off idle. This causes slight hessitation. We disconnected electrical connector of EGR solenoid valve. Solenoid valve has no vaccuum leak to valve. There are no other vaccuum leaks from TBI, vaccuum booster, carbon cannister....
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W8V
Van was towed to shop as no start. Customer says he was accelerating up a hill and heard a "pop" like sound from under the hood, van ran like it was flooding, then stalled. Would not restart. Checked for spark and fuel pressure, okay. Checked for codes , found... Trouble codes: P0108
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cam sensor circuit VIN: 1GNDM19W3V
Hi All, I got this electrical is driving me up the wall! Replaced an alternator for customer,the following few days customer complianted that the Check Engine light is on. Pull a code and found cam sensor circuit malfunction. Fuse for the cam sensor is keep...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25R3Y
We have this van that has an intermittant rough/unstable idle. it has a history p0341 that returns ocasionally with a rough idle. then the idle returns to normal and every thing is fine again. i checked the archives and found nothing similar for this code. i s... Trouble codes: P0341
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L odometer\ p r n d l indicator VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
Hello Chrysler Professionals. I have A 1997 Siebring with a mechanical cluster with gauges. It has the flourescent gearshift selector\ odometer indicator. The problem is that it goes blank intermittently- . I have removed the cluster and wiggled connections wi...
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1999 Daihatsu DUET 989CC Starting VIN: M100A-GMNE
I have a Toyota duet / Daihatsu Sirion model engine EJ-VE . Trouble code 81 .can someone help for meaning DTC 81. thanks in advance .
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1988 Dodge D150 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Hi. Thanks for reading my post. This is a 1988 dodge pick up 5.2 liter TBI. Under load it has a sever power loss and or surge.I have not noticed this problem under very light cruise. I've monitored signal to coil and injectors with scope while problem occurs a...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1P3ES47C4W
Hello to all, this car has a very intermitant missfire mostly shows up with cyl four, but Ive had 1,2,4, misfire and multi missfire codes set. fuel presure good and no change when missfire happens,I found a tsb for broken springs but this thing will miss at an... Trouble codes: P0304, P0300, P0302
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X7Y
Hey guys and gals, have this Stratus kicking my butt. Don't remember the code number but it was O2 sensor 1 bank 1 rich, however, the sensor seems to be switching fine and the exhaust has an extremely lean smell to it. Changed the crank sensor two weeks ago wi...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L front 2w.d. VIN: 1B7HC13Y21
have repeat failure of front hub style wheel brgs using factory bearings also replacing nuts looking for factory torqe or adjustment procedure
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L DVD Player VIN: 1D4HD58D54
I have a friend who bought a Video Entertainment System suppose to be a dodge dealer option. The problem is it only came with about 12 inches of the harness. This is a self contained module that stands alone but it is networked with the CAN system and I would ...
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14J0P
I have a 93 Escort that is killing me, it will run good for about 30-45 sec. and then start to surge and idle too low and die out. sometimes it will recover but if you give it a few sec. it will start surging and drop again, the only time this happens is at id...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Rear door windows VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
This explorer was brought in for a driver's side rear door window that would not move. In checking out the windows I found that the passenger side rear window would go down but not back up. At the moment we now have both rear windows down and neither will move...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Clutch VIN: 1FTJW35F0T
replaced all clutch componets truck came in would not go into 2nd gear discovered slave was problem replaced it along with all clutch related parts still have soft clutch pedal no air in hydrolic system have to cut truck off to get in gear any help would be he...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FALPS2U3T
1996 Taurus comes in shop with the complaint of hard 1-2 shift. I personally drove vehicle for 200 miles noticing the transmission shifts harsh in all gears not just 1-2. I drove vehicle home and parked overnight. The vehicle will shift perfect on a cold start...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA514OT
i have a problem with this van it has a code po303 cylinder 3 missfire the miss is not as bad cold but is bad warm.i have gone through the archives and have cleaned the egr ports that were plugged.at that time i also ohmed the injectors and also did a pressure... Trouble codes: P0303
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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L monitors VIN: 1FAFP47V5W
Help!! This is my sunny sunday car. About a month ago it set a check engine light under heavy acceleration - it was an a/c relay fault code (I think it was code P1479). I cleared the code, didn't give it a second thought. A few weeks later I failed a emissions... Trouble codes: P1000
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L vct VIN: 3FAKP1128Y
Well guy's we have a VCT making noise on this car, almost sounds like a belt squeal. apparently this was the reason the customer wanted the timing belt replaced. I have looked at the archive data base and found several entries concerning VCT's. I just don't kn...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L trans VIN: 1FAHP56S41
hello i have this taurus and need to replace the transmission. my question is can anyone tell me if i can pull the trans out of the car only or do you have to lower the engine and trans on the cradle and pull the trans from there and if the trans can be remove...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMYU04192
Hello Everybody Thank you in advance. I have this Escape that when it came in it had a light thumping noise on acceleration, forward or reverse that sounded like it came from right rear. The Customer also said that there is a road noise like a bearing. I p...
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1996 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEC16R5T
If you clear the code on this truck the MIL light will stay off for approx. 4 days and then it will come back on. Checked grounds and fuse as stated in the manual and they are fine. Any idea's? Thanks, Kerry Trouble codes: P161
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2001 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L No Four Wheel Drive high or low VIN: 1GTDT13W91
I'm comfused. The flow chart for code 2 tells you to turn key on disconect encoder motor and check terminals p,a,b,c, to ground. In Alldata the encoder termials are labled C1 C2 ect. I'm at a loss. The problem I'm haveing is the truck won't switch out of 2WD. ...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L dash VIN: 1GKEK63U24
I have a problem with this Denali that when you turn the key on everythink works for about 30 sec to a minute then the gagues will drop to zero then rest and chime will sound once. This will continue as long as the key is on in the run position. Another proble...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM89C83DE9
I got this Santa Fe that I can't get any data out of the computer. The check engine light is on and I've tried 3 different scan tools to see what the code is and all I get is no data. I've checked the fuses and the plug and all seems to be working fine. Does a...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
connected diagnostic scanner to engine control computer recieved code p1220 throttle position sensor problem. found vehicle is drive by wire has dual throttle position sensor as well as accelerator position sensor originally replaced accelerator position senso... Trouble codes: P1220 (throttle position sensor), P1221
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L cyl. heads VIN: SAJNV4842K
This vehicle has come in for a valve job. It has been my unfortunate experience that all the Jag heads I have had to pull after so long a time are essentially glued to their blocks due mainly to the growth of oxide between the studs in the block, which are ste...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SAFHX1742S
Loud squealing noise from engine, sounds like a slipping belt. A/C idler and serpentine belts were very worn. Noise only for first 2-3 minutes cold. New water pump, belts, A/C idler pulley. Unpluged secondary air pump motor and no change. Removed A/C belt no c...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L heater VIN: 1LNHM97V9X
bought used. all functions on EATC module work fine but little to no temp movement when commanded hot to cold. only have snap on solus that wont get codes from this particular system. other day i checked and cleared codes on EATC by doing off flooor then auto ...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCB20A5C
Hi, I have an 82 300SD that shut down on the highway. I have no experience with diesel. What I do know...I have fuel at the main filter, no sign of air bubbles. I have fuel going to the injectors with the line open. I suspect low pressure. The car did start wi...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Hard start in mornin VIN: WDBBA48D9H
Hello Mercedes Technicians! I am not at all famaliar with the fuel delievery system on these cars. This is a very good customer of ours, so I am trying to fix this problem for them because of their loyalty and trust. A little background first, customer stated ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: WDBHA29G3X
Car had intermittend hard downshift just before comming to a stop, and hard shift mostly the first few stops and starts after being parked. Dealer replaced map sensor at 33 000 miles with some improvement. Same problem at 45 000 miles and same dealer determine...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L esp,bas VIN: WDBRN47J82
Hello group,This C230 came in with the ESP and BAS warning on, the codes i got in the ESP control mod. were C1529(precharging of control mod N47/5)and BAS C1000 control nit N47/5 faulty),C1332-004(A&/7Y1 BAS solenoid short to B+,and C1332-008 A7/7Y1 BAS soleno...
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1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1MELM50U3R
After driving this car about 5 miles it will jerk and feel like it down shifts, the check engine light will flash on and sometimes go into neutral. The tach will go up when this happens and the engine seems to run OK there are never any codes. Replaced MLPS an...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZWFT6039X
i have personaly driven this car for 75 miles acted up one time what it does is it starts bucking then falls dead. let sit just long enough to start checking for fuel pressure and injecter pulse and the darn thing will start. now the problem is when the event ...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Ign. VIN: 4A3AK34YDT
Hello I hope some of you Mitsubishi techs can help on this one. This car was towed in for a no start. we tested coil and have no spark. has Bat+ voltage to coil, neg side pulses with test light. Scan with Snap On red brick, no codes, + no RPM while cranking ye...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, spark only 2 cylinde VIN: 1N4BU31F4P
Again I think you guys in advance for any help you provide. This vehicle only gets spark on two cylinders.
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Low brake pedal VIN: JN1DA31D72
Owner said the brake pedal became low (soft) after he had a sudden stop. The pedal will go all of the way to the floor. However, no brake or ABS light is illuminated on the dash. According to Alldata bleed procedure this is a split system. When I pinch the fro...
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1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3NL55D1S
Need some help down the right path with one. Maybe some GM techs have run into this?This is mainly a cold running problem, lack of power/hesitation after cold start and has intermittent stall.Idle after startup seems ok for about [...], then it may surge r...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Compressor VIN: 1G3WH52M0S
Hello Guys: Working in Miami we deal with A/C repairs pretty much all year round but I don't think I've ever seen a problem like the following. We replaced the compressor due to leakage (as well as the accumulator & the orifice tube--all new oem parts). Evacua...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L Stall VIN: 2P4GP2438T
Hello, I am posting this for my brother in-law. His van is stalling. I told him how to get codes and how to check for spark. When it stalls, there is no spark. The codes they got from the MIL are as follows: 11, 12, 43, and 55. He is 500 miles away out in the ... Trouble codes: 12 (11 -), 11 (43 -), 43 (55 -), 55
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE54N0P
hello iatn members hope that some one out there has seen this problem before. car came in on the hook from another shop as a no start, they had replaced the ecm, icm, and crank sensor still had a no start. when i started testing the systeem i noticed that the ... Trouble codes: 34 (mass air flow failure)
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L no start 1st crank VIN: NO VIN
This car has already left the shop. We have installed several performance upgrades. High Flow intake system, High flow MAF sensor, Headers and exhaust, MSD ignition system, Baer Brake system, Hotchkis Suspension, and a chipped ecu. Customer took it to a dyno, ...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Vent Fan Not working VIN: YS3DF38N9T
Hello Friend's I have this 1996 Turbo Saab 2.0 LT. The heater and A/C fan don't work,on dash. The temperature control unit is automatic push button type. The A/C kicks on, the fan and temperature control seem to display okay on the display panel, I've checked...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Unknown VIN: YS3ED58E2X
Car was towed in with complaint of check engine light and check trans light on. Customer said that when she tried to accelerate there was little response. I tried to find out from (HER) whether it was like it was stuck in a higher gear or did it feel that the ...
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD78H2Y
Hi there, We have a Saab 9-3 that is causing us problems. We keep getting a P0455 coming back, and the system won't pass the EVAP Integrity test on the Tech 2. We have tried another gas cap, and have used a smoke machine to test for leakage, and the only plac... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Serious Leak)
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L daytime running lights VIN: 1G8ZH5289Y
The daytime running lights flicker for about 10 seconds when starting vehicle then turn off. The dome light does not operate. Engine will start and die once almost every key cycle. The Tech2 will operate the DRL's and the dome light normally. There is a code B...
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65673
we have a 2003 subaru forester that the check engine light comes on. it was in last week and the code was p0483-cooling system rationality test. i checked for tsb's in mitchell and alldata they did not have any for this problem. the fans seem to be working fin... Trouble codes: P0483 (cooling system rationality test)
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1987 Suzuki carry 1.3L clutch VIN: 354GHTRE78
first i want to apologize for lack of vin i have a suzuki carry in my shop that needs a clutch and i have not been able to locate one if anyone has any info it will be greatly appreciated
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V91
First time working on vehicle I replaced oxygen sensor (open heater). 5k later came in for p0303 and then did plugs and motorvac. The code continues to come back on, with not driveablility symtoms. I have tried different coils, injectors and plugs(moving from ... Trouble codes: P0303
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2SV21E0K
vehicle towed in for stalling when put in gear. idles 750- 800 park/nuetral hot. will idle up when put ac on. (seperate idle control) 2 control circuits to isc. one idles engine up, one idles it down. neither circuit shows any activity no matter what engine sp...
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1993 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L transfer case VIN: JT4VN13G0P
This 4wd truck will go into low range all by itself. When you start the vehicle up and put it in gear it could be in low range. As long as you drive it will stay there. Cut it off start it up it might be back in high range.
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 4T1BF12BXV
hi.guys this car came in with a cutting problem at 3800 rpms and on.only when hot at first start up you can take to 6000 rpm no brake up.whjen at operating temp.it will brake up at 3800-4200 and not shift untill you let go the gas just a bit.we pulled a plug a...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4T1BF22K3V
Hello everyone, I've got one that's got me stumped. A fellow technician installed a rear main seal into this vehicle, test drove, and said it ran good. Customer comes back in 4 days later and says it is running terrible has to be something with what we did. ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
Greetings, I have an interesting issue with a Toyota Camry 2.2L here. Another one of our shops installed a used engine in this Camry due to rod thru block scenario. I'm not sure how many miles are on this puppy. They played with this one for 3 days and now it'...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAY71030
My special thanks to Mike,Bob,Eric,Dan from California,to Neal from Florida,Cecil from Texas,Scott from New York,John from Indiana,Maurice from Kansas,and to my goog friend John from New Zealand. I sorry for the delay to reply,any way,replacing MAF sensor with... Trouble codes: P1030 (p1049-), P1049 (p1062-), P1062.
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K9X
The fix first.A 65.00 wiring pigtail for the ignition module. Mike from Tx led us in the right direction. I reviewed everything we have done and started with the basics again. After performing a wiggle test on all connectors for the 10th time, with the vehicle...
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L abs VIN: 2G4WS52J01
Thanks to all who replied. Could not see any problems with harness near accumulator or transaxle without completely opening up harness so decided to replace harness to speed sensor. GM had replacement harness that was long enough to reach EBCM & wasn't to expe...
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1987 Cadillac 3.0 3.0L Possible Body Control module VIN: WD6VR52RK9
First I like to thank the 3 guys who helped me out. My problem wound up being the Multi Functional Module. A couple of taps on it and the radio started to work. $65.00 part. thanks MP
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Body Control Module VIN: 1G6CD515K4
Steve from Florida nailed this one. Checking the 16v supply from the Body Control Module (BCC) showed only 4.5v. Unplugging the ECC allowed the voltage to return to normal and a sniff check confirmed that it had 'smoked'. Interestingly, the voltage regulator t...
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1965 Chevrolet K20 350CID Model # VIN: K2545S1013
I have gotten a number of replies, and some Phone #s to call one for back east williams truck parts [...] found out that it is a Rockwell T221 also Kevin [...] from Ontario said he had a original shop manual and would copy it for me, now it is up to th...
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1990 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, knock sensor (yes) VIN: 2GCFK29K4L
hello. to all well went back to basics and found my fuel presure gauge reading high (6psi) so actual fuel persure was really 6psi. installed pump and my lack of power is gone vech runs ok now.. as far as the knock sensor reading dont know what right or not.. s...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNEL19W5R
well just about all of you mentioned somthing about fuel but since he put an oem pump and injector and new lines we figured that the problem was else where but after exhasting all efforts we swapped new injector with known good one and problem is solved return...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
I want to thank everyone for their suggestions. I was told that the temp diff between the two heater core hoses should be no more than 12 to 15 degrees. So I measured them with my infared thermometer and the diff was about 60 degrees. After flushing out heater...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52MXX
Sorry for the delay. I had to wait for the customer to make arangements to get car back. Had it in a couple of days ago. Did not find any fuel in vacumn line to psi regulator. still no codes voltages to tps and map were in specs. What we did notice is if we op...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1952Y
Customer took the vehicle the following AM, and I was unable to proceed with much further diag. On the advice of others, I check the following items: 1) fuel volume - flowed 18 oz in about 20 seconds at idle, without affecting idle quality...I'd say that pas... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps), P0463.
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L brake pedal VIN: 2C3HC56G5X
well the only thing i can say is this is the first time i have ever seen this.thank you kyle in ohio,after performing some other tests that were suggested from other members the final conclusion due to elimination of brake components is that the booster had to...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54LXW
We hope this one is gone!!! After we posted this van we got a chance to talk to the owner. This van has been doing this for a long time and has been everywhere. It has had a new ign switch - a new ECM - new relays - new fuel pump - starter - After talking to t...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C3Y
I never did find the bad wiring but I ran new wires from the computer to the coolant temperature sender and the upstream O2 sensor and and the O2 sensor ground to the block. Trouble codes: P0117 (ECT Sensor voltage too low).
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L steering lock up VIN: 2B4GP44R91
Since we found no other problems with the system,we replaced the steering rack and that took care of it.Thanks to everyone for the great responces
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1989 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Cuts out, Backfires-Tach jumps VIN: 1FAPP9190K
Customer chose to replace ECM after we could not duplicate problem after 100 miles of test driving & soaking with water.I tried soaking the cowl & windshield areas & engine compartment & coil to no avail.I cleaned & tested all ecm/efi system grounds( & a few o... Trouble codes: N0NE.
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A9T
Come to find out that the tone ring on the crankshaft was moved when the customer tried to pry the crank pully off. Replaced it with a new one and it fired right up! Thanks to all that helped Dave
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L bled door VIN: 1FAFP53S1W
This car is fixed. I just posted the help request to record it for other users. see origninal help request. its about 98 taurus climate control, how to check blend door motor, etc.
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMYU24E3X
thanks for all of the responses. i feel a little foolish. this vehicle did not have daytime running lamps but did have auto lamps which my diagram did not show. it turns out the sensor in the mirror was defective. it has a variable delay switch that has always...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1137X
Thanks too all who replied.Mark from Ohio was closest.The big DUMMY working on this thing screwed Up(namely ME).I didn't read the Instuctions.(Iknow i'm the only one who dnne that)When I put the TDC pin in I didn't turn the crank till it stoped. I figuared it ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position circuit fault).
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1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Drivers side Exhaust Cam VIN: SAJGX5249W
Thanks for the replies, we had to go to the dealer for a new cam as this particular vehicle/engine combo was only used for about 6 months. we also are suggesting new head as these were warped .008+ and were shaved, we suspect from all your e-mails that we have...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4FY1957W
of the six responces only one mentioned the o2 sensor and its ground, i diddnt think much of the o2, because the hesitation only happend in open loop. But i had decided to replace it anyway. upon replacement i had found the wires chaffed on a piece of metal ca...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L shift VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
Hello everyone: Thanks for all the replies. This is a common problem for Jeeps. All replies were right on the issue. The output speed sensor on this vehicles fail often. It is located at the end of the transmission; has a two wire harness and fairly easy to re...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW48S5Y
I replaced the fan relay like I had said in my update and the fan didn't run the first time I checked. After that I monitered the fan the rest of the day and it worked fine every time I checked it. I gave the car back to the customer and hope for the best. T...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L compressor VIN: 1JAGL58K32
Hi All,Thanks to all that replied.Everyone was right on target with feeling the system had a restriction but I was very suprised once we figured out WHERE it was.DEFECTIVE AFTERMARKET ACCUMULATOR !!! WE got one from the dealer and system worked perfect. In the...
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1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W3N
sorry about delay,the car is mine and we only work on it when we get slow,i keep a car around for that and i sell them after all repairs are done,but since i posted this i had another lincoln in here with similar problem.i called standard plus tech line and wa...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21S14
Unable to diagnose this problem. Customer picked vehicle up and has not called me back. I did check for exhaust leaks & checked EGR valve it was OK . This has been a real pain. Trouble codes: P0102.
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L head gaskets VIN: 1G3WH52H41
Many thanks to those who responded to our problem.Dennis from Iowa and Thomas from Michigian were right on about the flat bar stock. We went to our local hardware store and bought flat bar stock the correct thickness. You put the flat side on the back end of...
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1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.3L compressor VIN: 1G2JD12D25
thanks to all who took the time to reply. we did fix the problem, we replaced the instrument cluster it incorperates the body control module into it and it was not relaying the a/c request signal to the computer. we put it in and had to program the key to it b...
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1997 Saturn SW2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZJ8277V
Well, we have the vehicle back with the mil on again, this time only 1 code!! P0133 o2s voltage low, scoped uptstream o2, sure enough, hardly any switching at all right now. Replaced o2s, and we'll call it a fix. I also rechecked my grounds, and cleaned a few,...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L rear power window VIN: JT3VN29V3S
Thanks to all who replied. The park switch in the rear wiper motor was bad. It was all the way seated, but the switch inside was not making contact. I cleaned and adjusted the contacts and the window works good now.
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L over drive VIN: JTEHH20V51
THANKS FOR THE VERY HELPFUL REPLIES THREE OF THE FOUR IDENTIFIED THE CODE AS A SHORT OR OPEN IN COUNTER SHAFT SPEED SENSOR ON TOP OF TRANSMISSION . THE SENSOR SHOULD READ 560 OHMS + - 60 FOR JAP TRANS. 620 OHMS +-60 FOR AISIAN TRANS. tHE PROBLEM WAS BROKEN WIR...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWFA81H9T
After posting this request, I did not see the vehicle for a couple weeks as it continued to run without problem. However, it finally died on the customer in a bank drive-thru lane, so she brought it back in. One characteristic of the problem is that it had a...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5513S
I reset the check engine light on this car and sent the customer down the road while I researched the problem. This was several days before posting this request. I have not heard back from the customer and a call to them has not been returned. I have to assume... Trouble codes: 436 (rear oxygen sensor compensation).
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