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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBAA07403F
This vehicle came in having had some fuel lines repaired and the fuel pressure regulator replaced. It had been not driveable but after that it was driveable but not running well at all. Found it running rich, pin tested at ECM and found closed throttle switch ...
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1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Passenger Side VIN: WBABE6320R
I hope there are some BMW guys around. This car came in with the passenger side window inop. Traced the problem to window motor. Was at that point in time informed the window motor had been replaced three previous times,recently. I installed a new window motor...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBADE62030
Hi Gents, I received this bmw and the car runs perfect. I keep receiving camshaft sensor code i scope it, i don't like the signal. Does anyone know what activation map cooling is code 139. Would the camshaft code make the car run rough in the morning or interm... Trouble codes: 27 (adaptive fuel mixture), 139 (activation map cooling), 18 (oxysensor ageing before cat 5-8 cylinder), 10 (oxy sensor before cat cyl 1-4), 112 (camshaft position sensor)
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33511
repaired the vacuum leaks,lite came back on next day ,same codes ,could it be the air flow meter/? thanks for any help Trouble codes: DME02, DME02
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1990 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4EZ13C3L
hello everyone this buick came in with a intermittent stall. fuel pressure ok, acts like a crank sensor issue as it will start to spitt and sputter and backfire up intake. noticed that when it would start to act up that the headlamps and tail lamps would flash...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4CW53LXM
This vehicle came in as a no start, it had no spark . The harmonic balancer was loose and hitting the crank sensor we replaced both. The vehicle then started but had a miss fire on two cylinders #2&#5 . We went througt trouble shootig in all data and replaced ...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, idles to high VIN: 1G4HP52K8V
Replace upper intake with updated plenum, Customer came back complaining of check engine light on & High RPMS. PO121A Code Reoccurs. Have tried adjusting TPS , Cleaned the throttle plate, Added additional ground to ground wire on tps. Disconnect to see if idle... Trouble codes: P121
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y6V
Severe hesitation and boggs on WOT. Replaced MAF sensor. Condition did not change. O2 sensor readings appear to be switching normally. On light acceleration, problem does not occur, only when mashing on throttle. Any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0131 (O2 signal low B1S1), P0151 (02 Signal low B2s1)
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L abs lite VIN: 1GNPT13W5N
vehicle came in for brake lite and abs lite, replaced abs module and brake lite off but abs lite on. scaned system and lr wheel sensor short appeared. replaced sensor and retested (same code appeared) tested ohms in wiring and all is good. i can't seem to find...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L defrost VIN: 1GCEK14K5N
Hi I am working on a 1992 Chevy C1500 With EATC everything works good except I have no air flow out of the defrost ducts. The air flow out of all other settings works Great. When I put it in defrost mode the blower motor speeds up but the air comes out of The ...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G1WW12M9S
This car will run perfect in a no load situation. When you feather the throttle the car will accelerate fine until approx. 2800 RPM after that it begin to cut out a cylinder. Also, once in a while the car will accelerate fine and if you take your foot off of t...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GMDT13W5W
Hi Techs, I have a 98 Chevy blazer that after running for 20 minutes or longer and letting it set for 15 minutes or up to a half hour is hard to start. Fuel pressure is 62 Lbs. and holds when this happens but I am losing spark at the plug. I pull the coil wire...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L Brake Pedal VIN: 1GCGK23J5X
Customer came to us with complaint of vehicle not stopping. He said he had to stop hard and then brakes didn't work rightand ABS light on. Went to a shop and they replaced all wheel speed sensors, front pads and rear shoes, turned drums & rotors. He said it st...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Electronic VIN: 3GNFK16T6Y
This chevy has me in a spin. The front ac is perfect, but the rear will only blow out heated air and vent but it wont allow the ac to blow in the back half of the truck??? The controls seam to be working because you can feel the temp go from cool to heat but n...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GNGC26U3Y
Good morning. I have this 2000 Surburban that has a rough idle and what sounds like a vacuum leak. This problem started after I replaced a leaking radiator and hoses. It idled fine when I finshed. As the coustomer was driving away he said there was a small pop...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L Blend doors VIN: 1GBJC34U94
Hello fellow techs: We have this 2004 Chev stake truck which has no AC. Customer said the mechanical heater control would not go to the defrost position. He broke the knob trying to force it to the defrost position. We put a vise grip on it and forced it a ...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, bucks,jerks VIN: 1C4GP64L8T
To all my fellow mechanics, Here is a real stumper. This van only acts up when it's warmed up.Runs great cold. Only code was a 1391-Cam,Crank sensor problem. The code comes back immediately after clearing the code. Scoped the cam and crank sensors and drove th... Trouble codes: 1391 (Intermittent loss of cam or crank sensor)
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1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2C3HH46FTV
this car on only fast hard right hand turns cuts out, does not matter what temp it is. had one code for 02 sensor, check all wiring as best as possible to crank and 02 seems fine, tugged on wires seem fine, anybody seen this or andy suggestions thanks,
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4Y48B62T
Hi there, P0340-camshaft sensor code. hoping someone has some history on this failure, code has been cleared and resets after a good while. cannot fault any component/wiring whilst at shop, all data is normal, cannot get either cam or crank sensor signals to d... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft posision sensor code)
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1977 Dodge sportsman va 440CID 18volts VIN: F34BD7VO24
do not know volts needed and where in this old system, also has bad back fire that i had previous solved with new cap rotor, plugs ,wires , distributor , coil and fresh fuel, want to solvev overcharging first thanks joe cat
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L blockage VIN: 3B7KF236XY
This truck came in with dye installed from another shop. Found evaporator core leaking. Straight forward evap replacement, new dryer and evacuate and recharge. Truck ran for a hour or so, pressures 27 low and 190 high, outside temp 85 inside aprox 45. Truck le...
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1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L power steering
Hello techs This one has no power steering assist. The pump seems to be working but I have no way of measuring pump pressure. It has been my experience that a pump will either work or not, so I am assuming that its a bad rack. It has also been my experienc...
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1989 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L alternator VIN: 1FAPP36X8K
This vehicle is equipped with the 75A Mitsubishi alternator. Battery post plug at alternator was melted, battery and alternator were replaced in May. Two days later, customer calls to say the amp light has been flickering. Alternator and belt replaced. Last we...
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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start VIN: IFTCR10A3N
The truck came in with a check engine light on but it seemed to run fine. we replaced the ICM, spark plugs and wires and now it will not run. WE have lost ignition ground from ecm to the ignition system. The ground comes from pin 16 on the ecm. we have checked... Trouble codes: 223 (loss of dual plug input control), 224 (erratic idm input)
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1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Will not accellerate VIN: 1NFDU32X5P
Vehicle will drive fine for a time then it will act like it has a bad MAF sensor. It will not accellerate or run smoothly. If you pump the accllerator it will bearly move. MAF signal good backprobing the sensor. Trouble codes: 159 (KOEO MAF Signal Higher or Lower), 172 (KOER Lean Bnk 1), 137 (KOER Rich Bank 2)
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1995 Ford Aerostar 3.0L rear brakes grab quick VIN: 1FMDA11U5F
Really touchy pedal. Uneven braking
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FTEF2766V
this one is for all the ford techs out there . this vehicle was in for a similar repair about 2 months ago . vehicle was running rough and found low compression cylinder #8 only . head was removed and sent to machine shop . head was found to be cracked . repla... Trouble codes: P0133, P1150 (fuel system not swtiching at fuel trim rich and lean)
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No forward or reverse VIN: 2FMDA5243Y
My wifes van quit on her last night. She said she drove across a rail road track, then she noticed the engine revved up, but it did not move forward. I towed the van about two miles to our house. I didn't have much to troubleshoot with but a good visual and I ...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMEU17L2Y
Hey all, Another ford that does not like me. This truck has a surge that only happens just after stopping with AC on and when truck is coming to base idle. It will idle up to 700 and then down to about 500 then surge between these about 5 or 6 times then leve...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L flywheel VIN: 2FTRX08L3Y
About one year ago I replaced the flywheel and starter because the flywheel was missing about half a dozen teeth. The truck recently came back with the same problem as last time. I hope someone can point out to me what I am over looking on getting this truck f...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FTRWO8L12
super duty F150 4 door.Vehicle has electronic shift on the fly.When turning switch to any 4 wheel mode there are no indicators of 4 wheel engagement(no lights).GEMS recognizes the switch 2wd-4wdhi & 4wdlo.All Fuses checked and good. Codes # 1820-transmission ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNF20L93
third time in 6 months, fuel pressure falls to zero when full throttle(no volume to keep up),replaced unit & filter last 2 times with ford parts- problem solved for 3 months, comes back w/ no volume again, has anyone seen this before or had this problem w/ oem...
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMDU74K33
A month ago, when I safety checked it, I heard a whine on decel. UC manager declined repair. 1 day after purchasing this 03 Explorer, an intermittent knock appears for the buyer. This knock, when it appears, starts on decel from 40 or 50, then it knocks steadi...
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1990 GMC G3500 Magnavan 5.7L Main Bearings VIN: 1GTHP32KXL
Well guy's, here is one that I'm at a loss at. we got this vehicle in about a month ago with a seized engine. Being that we are a full line machine shop we sold an engine rebuild. rebuild engine, bored .030 over, machined crankshaft .010 mains, .010 rods. repl...
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1993 GMC Jimmy 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: IGKDT13W9P
Hi Techs, Vehicle came into the shop not running. fuel pressure was checked and had 52psi and would not maintain pressure. installed new pump & regulator now we have 62psi & it will not bleed down. It will run untill it gets hot and just shut off and not resta... Trouble codes: 22 (TPS Sensor too low), 34 (MAP Sensor or circuit too low)
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1995 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GKEK13K5S
Looking for any ideas that can help.I've beat my self up good on this one.Is there a GM lord out there! This Yukon boggs down when accelerated, like running out of fuel, or plugged exaust.You can accelerate moderately to heavily and it will bog down, when heav...
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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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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14W8T
Hi GM Techs.Vehicles misfires on accel. idles ok but when you give it gas it misfires on all cyls. fuel pressure spec is 60-66 psi . key on eng off fuel pressure is 58 psi . running about 55-56 psi . Is this low enough to cause a misfire? I have heard the popp... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTFG25W11
intermittent crank, no start. fuel and spark ok. using tech 2 scanner only code which returns is u1016 when i go into passlock system. all powers and ground checked good. does this mean the passlock module is defective?
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2002 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L abs VIN: 1GKEL19X42
came to us from a body shop, had been in a minor accident. damage was to left front area. after accident car started pulling right on stops but only when you get down to 7 or 8 miles an hour.looked for physical damage, none found. scanned system, had no codes,...
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1863X
this piece of honda engineering came in approx 4 weeks ago with fault code p1457 evap system leak, fault traced to shorted by pass valve and vent shut off valve, once the repairs were done i not only replaced those pieces but also replaced due to rusty screws ... Trouble codes: P1457
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S6DM58W9Y
Hi there, Another shop asked us to look at this Honda Passport, we don't work on very many of these. The problem is the vehicle will start and immediately stall, as if someone shut off the key. Sometimes the car will run normally, as we found out the hard way...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D21
Hello hyundai techs: I have this 01 elantra with MIL on and code P121. The car idles rough and hesitates on acceleration. My scan tool did not have the description of this DTC. I have also checked Alldata and found none . Can you please help. Trouble codes: P0121
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1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L dipstick VIN: JACDH58W0P
i give up. wher is the trans dipstick? i looked all over and cant even see where a tube goes. any help is apreciated. mitchel says the dipstick is on top of engine but it's not there. thanks in advance.
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1993 Jaguar XJS 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJNW4748P
trans running good now. customer says will go in limp mode when light comes on. i did not experience this. have no info on how to read codes. tried reading eng codes but nothing was there. i also cleared eng codes to see if trans light would go out. but it did...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L alternator VIN: SAJGX5742V
car came in with burnt primary wire to alternator and not charging. New Jag alternator installed with new battery and primary cable. Still not charging? Testing shows all signals are present at alternator. Anyone have any advice?
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L bad temp sensor VIN: 1J4GZ58S1V
Need help from a good Jeep tech. Center infomation center is flashing bad temp sensor intermittently. Hooked up scanner and no codes. I have watch sensor readings though three warm ups and cannot pick out any problems. I see nothing wrong.I went ahead and repl...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW68N1X
This jeep misfires on cyl #5 at all times. It started after being overheated badly. It passed the block test for headgaskets, has good compression, ignition is firing on that cylinder, and the injector is working. The spark plug is carbon fouled. While crankin...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJGF0U810
Good morning, this RX300 will set the P01155 within approximately 1 minute every time it is cleared. I tested the 12 volt supply to the ho2 which is good, and checked the voltage on the heater control ckt from the pcm = 3 volts, according to our information it... Trouble codes: P1155
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1991 Mazda MX-6 LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD31B3M
this car has spark, fuel, injector pulse, and no codes. will start on rare occasions but, at its own will. got it to start and was revving it up and it just died like fuel was being shut off but, pressure never wavered. stayed at 36 psi. problem occured after ...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGF22D4Y
Car has a hard buck under slight accel mostly in 1st 2nd and 3rd gears almost like you have cycled the switch off. Had code P0122 but no check engine light on so i cleared and now get a P1125 keeps coming back. I can watch the TPS drop off almost to 0volts whe... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP sensor low input), P1125 (throttle position sensor intermittet)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WDBGA51E8N
Hey all, Lets start off by saying this car came from another shop. Customer was complaining of poor idle and car cutting out. Scanned car for codes, had multiple CMP/CRANK codes stored. We see new cam/crank sensors installed. We cleared codes & none came back.... Trouble codes: 22 (cmp), 17 (crank l5 current stored), 18 (magnets for cps l5 not recorded), 06 (cmp l5/1)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDB2110651
Hi everybody, this car came to my shop with engine fan running permanent, display defective shown on the cluster, SRS light on, i tried to diagnose the SRS system no communication, as well as the front sam, rear sam, cluster, radio system, i cannot communicate...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L injectors VIN: 4A3AA46G11
Help Mit guys! I have this galant that was towed to me because it cut off and wouldn't restart. Customer thought it was the alternator, so he took it off and for whatever reason didn't put it back on and had the car towed in. I installed the alternator and fou...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMYLYV78W1
This montero is turbo diesel intercooler with engine DI-D model 4M-41. The problem is sometimes the engine misses and smoke real bad black, and engine does not have power. The check engine is on, but the gensysis does not connect neither get trouble codes. Is ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
P1491 mil light on Trouble codes: P1491 (Vacuum Control Valve by-pass valve)
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L hd-a/c VIN: 1GBJ6J1C23
no defrost-no heat-only a/c comes on.when selector turned to heat a/c stays on, all air comes out a/c vent
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1990 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L drums VIN: 1G2HZ54CL1
the vehicle needed wheel cylinders,they were stuck, and brakes almost worn out, it had a brake noise when applying the brakes at lower speeds, like the shoes were moving or binding, I did a rear brake job, machine drums, clean and lube all hardware, replace an...
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1998 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L interior & parking lights VIN: 1G2HX52K5W
When the interior light or parking lights are cut on both come on and stay on. If one comes on they both come on. We have unplugged the bcm, lamp control module, head light s/w. This car does not have remote entry or anything fancy. (doesn't even have a button...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L steering wheel VIN: 1G2NK4DTYW
to all you pontiac techs. this vehicle has a plastic or rubber noise when turn steering wheel. saw gm bulliten stating about the pinion shaft on the rack is that a good proven fix. got a bearing and a seal too fix per bulliten. what im asking is there a shortc...
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2000 Audi A4 1.8L Won't shift, check engine light on VIN: WAUAC28D8Y
We ended up replacing the transmission with the correct one. It still seems a shame to do all that work because one sensor is different. Next time I will check the 3 letter code on the transmission first.
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1988 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABB2301J
I replaced the efi relay and its been starting every time. Thanks guys
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1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ0336X
Recieved 4 replies to my request, most indicating a problem in the secondary air injection system. Seems we need higher end equipment to pull the code description. Not sure why Alldata doesn't list the information. Cleared the code and customer decided to take... Trouble codes: P0491.
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K0W
first off thanks to those who responded. several dealt with spark plug wire routing. they were in the factory position. p.c.m. was o.k. dave [...] from delphi sent me an excellent description of the system and an approach to testing. a special thanks to him fo... Trouble codes: 1361 (1362 -), 1362.
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K0X
Sorry about the delay in closing the customer took the car for the weekend and did'nt bring it back for a week and a half. It turned out to be the MAF after all. Tried cleaning it initally with no change. Bought a new one and put it in and the warm idle readin... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L No Start, Engine dies @ 50mph VIN: 1GYEK63R1Y
Thanks for all the replys. The connection for the fuel pump inside the tank was the culprit in this case. Replaced the unit and the vehicle has not been back.
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1992 Chevrolet kodiak 8.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GB6H1J1NJ
hello everyone, I had 5 good replies on this one. Ed from Idaho said the quick fix on these engines is to leav the block warmer pluged in while not in use. After i have pluging in the block heater every night the truck starts good and very little smoke wen col...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNCS13W7X
The fix for this vehicle was to replace the ign switch. After reading several post stating that they had fixed vehicles with the same symptoms with a new ign switch, we started to wiggle the switch ever so lightly. Nine times out of ten, the vehicle would die....
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TJ62654
It appears any time that a power train componet is changed on these cars ie:crankshaft, torque converter, flex plate, transmission, engine you have to perform a crank position relearn. It can be done with gensiys or snap on red brick with at least 2004 softwar... Trouble codes: P1781 (engine torque control circut).
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3XV66L9N
Have not had this car back. The customer does not want to spend a lot of money on this thing. But I suspect a wiring issue with it, because I pulled on the harness in a lot of areas. None seemed to fix or brake it totally, but after doing so, it did not act up... Trouble codes: 43 (igntion circuit problem s 123).
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1977 Dodge Monaco 5.2L linkage VIN: WL41G7A290
thanks for all who responded to my wiper arm linkage problem. al from british columbia hit the nail on the head, the dealer could get it . unfortunatly i was asking the wrong dealer or the wrong counterperson. its the park motor part of the linkage i was looki...
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Limp in Mode VIN: AB3EJ56H1S
Thanks everyone for your help. It ends up our original fix of replacing the TCM was correct. After wasting alot of time and effort the third remanufactured TCM fixed the problem. You have to love Crysler products.
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L caliper (?) VIN: 3B7KF23C8T
Firsty off, thanks for all the responses. I did a poor job on the title; a few thought my question had to do with the normal amount of drop on start up with a vacuum booster. This is NOT a normal drop from the booster. Again, I gave this post a misleading titl...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L front 2w.d. VIN: 1B7HC13Y21
thanks to all that replied spl thanks to ricky just wanted to verify torque info sometimes books are incorrect update this truck is company owned driven by everyone over fire walls in the oil field every day just pried this info out of an employee thanks again
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTCR14U6T
We'll we lost our tails on this one, but it's fixed. The new OEM cat DID NOT fix it(sorry everyone who suggested a oe cat)! We have spent hours on this and did not really ever find the real culprit. We got the baro reading to get more inline with specs when we... Trouble codes: 1151 (o2 2-1 sensor lean. repaired and cleared w/ o2s).
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L vct VIN: 3FAKP1128Y
Thanks to all who replied, special thanks to Dennis [...], both were correct, it was the PCV system plugged up, this filter is located on drivers side rear of valve cover, it's a canister(F8KE-6A768-AC), almost looks like a vacuum check va...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L oss VIN: 1FTNX20S4Y
After endless connection checks and cleaning on sensors and bulkheads, transmission problem was fixed by replacing PCM.
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2001 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L No Four Wheel Drive high or low VIN: 1GTDT13W91
Thanks to all who responded. Ricky from florida on the terminal identification,Chris from colorado,Martin from Maryland on the regular failure of the switches,Rollin from Illinois on the ground location on the system and the likelyhood of problems with them. E...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L dash VIN: 1GKEK63U24
Thans to all who replied. I fixed the Denali this morning. After 30 years in this business I thought I 'd seen it all. All but this one. The fix goes like this. It was a missing ground or should I say a removed ground by another shop that did a temp fix. I fou...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L LF wheel VIN: 1HGCE18275
Dear Fellow Techs: Many thanks to the 22 members that responded to my request. The general consensus was that the brake hose was holding back pressure in the Lf wheel causing the problem. I advised the customer of your advise and he authorized the hose replace...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHDN45D12
Thanks for all the responses. After investigating the throttle I found that the tech. that replaced the timming belt had lowered the engine to low and it pinchet the cruise cont. cable inside the module. this caused the throttlebodty to be open a slight bit. e...
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1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L fuel leak
I had a HUGE response to this, thanks Guys. as almost every one said it was the switch over valve for the left tank. Customer is now driving untill the next time. Every one recommend replacing both valves so thats what we did. Thanks iatn
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L cyl. heads VIN: SAJNV4842K
I have not yet fixed the vehicle, but did receive information as to where I could but a tool that would do the job from Jesse [...] and ordered the tool via overnight UPS. It should be here tomorrow. All the other replies I received made mention...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L l/s door auto function VIN: SAJJR42C9Y
Thanks for the replies, namely, Ignacio, robert & Rolfe. I did not have the benefit of keeping the car long enough to try a new battery. I did, however, forward the information to the owner, and he said that based on the replies and the fact that i tended to a...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNFM81W6W
Thanks for all the help,the vent valve in the compressor was full of rust and would not seal all the time, must replace the the whole unit as the valve is not seviced,thanks again.
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070241201
yahoo! this mercedes is running!first i have to thank all who replied,albert,jose,kami,lloyd,mathew, and especially patrick from oregonwho came up with correct wiring scheme for this car. lloyd , you were very close but some numbers/colors did not match this c...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: EA30D7KA99
Hello Guys,It's Fixed. I want to first thank you for all the kind words and wishes ya'll sent me. I'm back in business again but many thousands of cars down here were flooded with toxic salt water.You can imagine what that does to wiring & electronics. Insuran...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBHA28E7R
Thank you for all of your help and answers, my computer had bug that is why it took long time to close. Just to know such a support available at iTNA, it is great help. A new air flow mass fixed the problem. I had a bucket full of core AFM units mostly was cha... Trouble codes: 009 (Air mass sensor signal too high), 012 (Idle speed contact air mass too larg), 024 (O2 sensor before cat. open signal), 32 (Fuel adaptation- mixture too rich lean stop), 013 (idle speed contact).
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6242V
We finally have a confirmed fix on the Cougar. Our first instincts were right and most of the replies were leaning towards the pcm itself. The pcm was causing the problem. The most time consuming part of the diagnostics was testing all the wiring from the pcm ... Trouble codes: P0155, P0161.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR0PY11
Thank you everyone for your responses. sorry this took so long. We ended up replacing both down stream o2 sensor and reprograming computer. We and the costomer has put over a hundred miles and no light. again thanks sooo much for your help. Trouble codes: P0138.
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C5W
thanks to eveyone for their insights i rechecked the air filter & housing for correct fit and for no kinks in snorkel to maf the maf was new but checked for debris in screen, sweep tested tps and baro on lab scope could not find any glithes there did a smoke t... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf).
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2W314T6N
most replys are for vac leaks or internal engine problems. reran all tests including running comp tests all cyls at 110 lbs + - 5 pounds,engine static comp 170 +-5, and no exhast back pressure left up to owner to decide on engine tear down. will not get answer... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhast).
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1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L rear brakes VIN: 1G2JB5245S
New rear brake shoes fixed the problem! Sorry for the delay in response but we were waiting for the customer to reply to make sure we fixed it. Thanks for all your help
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1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Diff housing VIN: WP0JB0936J
The side cover on the transaxle was removeable in the vehicle. The LH drive axle had to be removed. Once out the bearing/seal side cover came out for easy gasket removal. Thanks for all the help from the Porsche guys who helped!
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: YS3EF58EXX
Regretfully I have to close this without a fix. The 6 replies I received left me with some fair to good possibilities but pointed me in various directions. The customer didn't get back to me immediately and I've been out of work almost 2 weeks after minor surg... Trouble codes: P0132 (Manufacturers Controlled Emissions).
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L daytime running lights VIN: 1G8ZH5289Y
Thanks to both of the guys that responded. Dave from WA stated there is a wire chafing problem at the headlight and it will inadvertently ground the DRL's. Jim from NY stated that there might be a fuse problem allowing the power to back feed to the DRL's. They...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, NO SPARK/INJ. PULSE VIN: 3VWRB81H5S
the ign. sw. was the fix . it lost voltage to relay/ ecm during crank . thanks for the helpful info. chuck Trouble codes: 00513 (engine speed sensor - g28 no signal).
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs VIN: VWWEE83A7T
good moring: i have been away on vacation, and have the car scheduled on the 12 of next month to try and repair the circuit board on the abs unit.. most all of the responses were the board has a crack in it. no one said to repair it, but i think i will give ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L door latch VIN: 3VWBA21C5X
The suggestions from the replies was very helpful. The door and window are working correctly. Thanks for the help
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M43
Hi and thanks for the replys, I cannot beleive we missed the location of the glow plugs-as you all mentioned there right in front of the motor as allways!!, in are defence-the connector wiring was push on, not the earlier screw on wires. we found the connetor ... Trouble codes: P0674 (4 glow plug circuit).
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