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2003 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UYA42723
I need the day code and password to reprogram keys. I do have the factory scanner and software, but need the codes to perform key reprograming
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L Stall VIN: WBABK8320V
Good morning everyone, i have a 97 328i convertible that came in for stalling at stops. I checked for vacuum leaks and found none. It has a code p0101 in memory and my scanner describes it as maf or vaf circuit perf. I tryed looking it up on alldata and it doe... Trouble codes: P0101
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW52K3S
This car came in with three historical codes. I am at home typing this so I donít have the numbers so I listed the codes. After sitting a while, then restarting and driving down the road sometimes this car will cut out on acceleration. Twice on deceleration th...
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1996 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L engine VIN: 2G4WF52K1T
Hello; I have a 3800 series II making some strange sounds.loud tapping sound,loudest at the front of the plastic intake runners.Very loud at start up, settles down a bit then stays continuious. Customer states it made noise 1 day, noise went away, drove the ca...
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1995 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Blower Motor VIN: 1G6ET1299S
Have no blower speeds. Following Alldata information--Key on and entered on board diag. Selected acp override as16 (blower speed). Override blower speed from 99 to 0 noting speed changes as number decreases. Still have no blower speed at all even in override. ...
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1968 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 123378N408
Hello Everyone, This one is a bit concerning for me. This 1968 Camaro has had a newer '93 Corvette LT1 installed in it... but not by me. The whole job is a bit sloppy, but the customer swears it used to run much better, though it had a random miss from time t...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L 1st Gear & Overdrive VIN: 2G1WN52MXS
I Would Appreciate Any Help, This Car After We Put The Used Transmission In Does Not Have 1st Gear, Overdrive, Manual 1st. I Have Checked Shifter Cabel Adjustment, All Checks Well. With Scanner Hooked Up, Computer Readings are Right. Computer Is Saying 1st Gea...
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L High Idle VIN: 1GNDM19W7T
This IAC will retract all the way but it will not extend?? Is this a PCM problem?? The idle is about 3000 rpm unless I manually extend the IAC and let it unplugged. If I try to control the IAC with the scanner it will only retract no matter which way I command... Trouble codes: P1509 (IAC System High Rpm)
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L limp mode with no codes VIN: 1GCCS1945T
This truck acts like the perfect candidate for TSB 66-71-03 The only problem being that with the 4 cyl. engine it uses a completely different ECM. This one has 3 plugs vs 4 ,with totally different colors, and each already has a ground. The truck probably needs...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCEK19R8V
Hello guys & gal, this is a truck that I have been working with for years as it is a close friend & customer of mine. He claims that it is losing power, probably due to the miles, but because it had been over a 100000 miles since his last tune he wanted to tun...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L hard start VIN: 2GCEC19R8W
hello group TRUCK came in on hook,,,it will start and run,but after it gets to normal operating temp, u turn it off and it hard to start,it sounds like its dontonating on start up.fuel pressure is in spec,checked tdc with piston up ,rotor at number one cly. i...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 2G1WF55E7Y
Hi all. Just overhauled a 4T65E. Everything is Ok except light throttle 1-2 shift shutter. Medium/Hard throttle you cannot feel it. Have read some problems with 4T60E valvebodies that would cause this but not really sure if they are the same. Trans was overhau...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 3GNEC16TX1
vehicle is very hard to start at times when engine is cold. when it does start it has no power. seems to be better after warm up. checked all fuses and relays o k also noticed when problem happens "traction off" light is on and "reduced power" light is on this... Trouble codes: P1518
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX15K72
This Car is out of warrenty by time, Did the air Pump Update, car went 500 miles & light came on again. I rear on IATN that this car is know for the converters being bad. Customer even got a letter. Sent car to the Chevy Dealer & They tried to sell her the air... Trouble codes: P0410
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1985 Dodge B350 5.9L Intake Manifold VIN: 2B5WB31W6F
Thank you for taking the time out to help. What we have is a 360 engine that blows the crossover ports of the intake gaskets. This time it blew both sides and melted the coil harness and the vacuum lines on the right side of the engine. We originally changed t...
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1990 Dodge W150 S 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1B7GE16Y8L
This Dodge truck is frustrating. The owner had the fuel pump replaced for a no start. Now, it cuts out during acceleration, but not all of the time. I replaced the fuel pump again (previous mechanic had not put a new strainer on. External fuel filter was repla...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FL26G4S
Im having a problem with the engine idle. ive cleared all adaptives with the scanner and the engine will idle fine all day at 860 rpm. once you drive and come to a stop the idle will rest at about 1400 to 1600 rpm. the data shows a 4% throttle and the tps will...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 1B3HD56F55
huy guys a friend of mine had his car die out and will not start, check spark and found loosing signal to coil, good power to coil, red wire from coil shows no ground signal from computer, white wire has a flash signal, black wire shows a steady ground, this c...
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1996 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1B4GP44ROT
this van came in last week for some other repairs, leaky radiator and window regulator. customer says ever sence picked up van is missing engine light on. miss was not there when it was backed out last week. checked for spark on no.3 present. o2 sensors indica...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L ign.circut VIN: 1B7FL26P8W
towed truck to shop,has no current to ign.coil,injecters,and no fuel pump circut,all related to the orange-grn wire powered by the shut down relay. my question is,since the relay is tripped by the ecm do i need a pulse from the crank senser to power this up? i...
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1971 Fiat 124 Sport 1.6L oil choice VIN: 124BS10037
The owner complains of gear clashing during all lower gear shifts in cold (40F and lower) weather during warm-up, OK after 10 miles or so. He has been told by the company that restored the vehicle that the oil is a 90W GL1 lubricant that is used because it foa...
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1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L trans shifts VIN: 1FDKE30M2L
Hello Ford tranny guys, I have one that's causing me to pull my hair out. I have an E4OD trans in this ambulance converted to rollback/wrecker. It will start out with shifter in manual low and will only upshift with selector being put into second. It will not...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14N1M
new motor installed now has interminted miss seem to have changed everthing.have to set timing 20 degrees advanced to get anypower or to get rid of intake poping.changed dist . module. egr. tps. wires coil.new ground .test to ecm .no codes.
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34M2R
this diesel van won't start unless you give it a touch of starting fluid then it will stay running fine until you shut it off, it won't start up if you let it sit for more than a few minutes. then you have to hit it with starter fluid. this engine has a mechan...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L tcc VIN: 3FCMF53G8S
This motorhome (E4OD) shifts thru all gears normally, but the torque converter locks up shortly after 2nd gear engages and stays locked thru all other gears (3rd & OD). It never disengages no matter how much I step on the throttle. Needless to say it lacks pow...
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1996 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L No Start VIN: IFTHF25H4T
i hope someone might have a place for me to go on this one. this truck came in on the hook with a no start checked for fire at the fuel pump and there was none found number 9 fuse in pdc blown it was a dead short.pulled the pcm relay and short was gone. we the...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L no responce from pcm VIN: 1FTJE34H7T
there is no comm from scanner to aldl fuse is good looking for next step
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1996 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L Surge VIN: 1FALF24LHT
whats up guys,this ford has an int. idle surge up to 2000 to 2500 rpm usually when the customer has it but i have felt it.my next step is a computer but id like your thoughts,thanks in advance.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L emission test VIN: 1FTNF21501
Hello everyone. I hope someone has run into this one before. The o2 monitor and o2 heater monitor are always not ready. I need 1 of these 2 monitors to be ready to issue a emission sticker. This truck will not allow these monitors to be ready. its been over 5 ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L pump VIN: 2FMZA50482
we towed vehicle in. no movement. let vehicle set for a couple hours. started it up checked fluid was full but front seal on transmission appears to be leaking, was pretty wet in bell housing area. drove vehicle about two blocks and it started slipping turned ...
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1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19W0V
I need some help on this one. This truck came in to the shop with check engine light on and fuel pump screaming. I told customer we have to fix the obvious noisey fuel pump first, which we did with an AC Delco pump and new fuel filter. Cleared codes to aid fur... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl. misfire detected), P0151 (O2 signal low bank 2 sensor 1), P0137 (O2 signal low bank1 sensor 2), P0131 (O2 signal low bank 1 sensor 1)
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2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L 3 rd gear VIN: 1GDHG31R3Y
When you step down real hard (Fleet Vehicle Hard) it won't shift up. If you let off just a bit it will shift fine. We replaced the throttle cable because it had a bad spot starting in it after that the customer complained off the transmission not upshifting or...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5659X
The car came in from another shop.p1457 (evap system leak) shows up after a few days to a week of driving the car. The vent shut valve had already been replaced and so was the canister. when I got to it I removed the two way valve and found fuel in it. I repla... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap system leak)
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L suspension VIN: KMHJG25F81
Good Afternoon , I have a 01 Tiberon that is kickin my butt with this mystery howling noise from the left front brakes,bearing,shaft area after a 20 min. drive.This car howls loudly when you are creeping along at approx 5-15 mph.It worsens if you turn the whe...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNHCG45CX1
Car came in with PO133 (B1S1 O2 slow response). Watched O2 slow down and get very slow on scanner. Replaced O2 with an aftermarket part. The light came back on within 2 days. Car had the same problem. I installed a OE O2. I did not have time to really check as... Trouble codes: P0133
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L master cyl VIN: JNKCP11A7X
we have a infiniti that came in with a low brake pedal first we bleed the system. the pedal was still the same. next we changed the master cyl and rebleed the brakes the pedal was good and firm with the engine not running but after we started the engine the pe...
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1987 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJAY134XH
Hello everyone and thanks for any advice on this one. I know very little about Jags and i have this 87 in for failing on NoX at both speeds, and HC's at 25 mph. The numbers are a tad high across the board in my opinion for a vehicle with EFI. They are at 15mph...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater
Customer states has no heat. Checked both hoses hot at core. Can feel bottom of heater case hot. Smell coolant found heater core leaking small trail on bottom of case by trans tunnel running under carpet. dropped glove box ck actuator.AZC dual control. not tur...
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1995 Kia Sportage EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, HUNTING AT IDLE VIN: KNDJA7236S
new cust from texas just bought car before coming here so no real history other than he had t-belt replaced before moving here. came in with extremely high idle after fixing bad intake leak and rerouting and repairing mutiple vac hoses most concerns fixed but ...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Charge light VIN: 1LNHM83W8X
Hello all, I have this town car that has a charge light that comes on after a few minutes of driving(or sitting idling). The charging system is working just fine(see testing) and I have all the proper voltage at the plug in at the alternator. I replaced the pi...
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1991 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L alternator VIN: JM1BG2248M
aternator will not charge. replaced twice,good battery & have good ground,ran primary wiring continuity & short test and checked field wiring up to thru the power distribution box checked voltage at l terminal disconnected from the alternator (amp gauge)reads...
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2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Stall VIN: 24Y1600742
i replease the fuel filter,check the fuel presure 45psi,vacum 18.the problem is wend we draive the car wen it shift from 2to3 gear the car los power it feel like it cuts out the fuel. i pull the code ,c1145,c1117,c1118,p1248.i dont have any descricion of the c... Trouble codes: P1248 (c1117-), C1117 (c1118-), C1118 (c1145-), C1145 (testing and results)
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L top VIN: WDBFA66EXM
Greetings All, My problem car was purchased with the soft top system inoperative. The light in the soft top control switch and the roll bar control switch were both on continuosly. Tried pulling codes by grounding pin 10 of diagnostic connector for 4 sec. wit...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L horn VIN: WDBFA66E3M
hey guys, i hope someone can help with this. i have this 91 mercedes 500sl with a problem of no horn. after checking for wiring diagrams we nnede to go to the horn relay. our locater in mitchell and alldata both say that if it is a 93-95 it is in the fuse rela...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Roof VIN: WDB1290672
Hi guys, This one is back and is still not functioning. With the roof fully closed, the switch is pulled back to release the roof the light flashes. There is no movement from the pump. There is signal to the ecu but nothing coming out to activate the relay at...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E230 2.3L radiator fan VIN: WDB2102372
Hi Chaps Got this Merc E230 with the Radiator cooling fan constantly running all the time as soon as i start the car up.This model is 1996 with semi automatic climate. I have checked all fuses all wiring, all relays that i can find. I have tried replacing the ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: WDB2201751
Hi everybody, i have this S500 W220 with V8 engine that had a misfiring problem on acceleration, i replaced the fuel injector valves and fuel filter no more misfiring on acceleration but now i have another problem that when i drive the car with rpm under 3000r... Trouble codes: 0300 (misfiring harmful to twc), 0303 (misfiring cyl 3), 0305 (misfiring cyl 5), 0306 (misfiring cyl 6)
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Electronic suspension VIN: 2MELM75W2V
After replacing broken EVO actuator and bad compressor , system seems to function properly and will pass both manual and automatic self tests and will not set any codes. But the suspension warning message continues to illuminate. What am I missing?
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1111V
Hello looking for some information on the egr system on this van What I did find is egr works egr bpt works but will not pass with flying colours with the test that is givin you can blow through it test states should not be able to but that is not where i am c... Trouble codes: P0400, P0325
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L windows VIN: 4M2ZU55P5X
This truck will everyonce and awhile will blow the number 26 fuse in the dash fuse block. The customer will replace the fuse and it will last several days and then the windows will quit. Using the alldate diagram its shows that when all is working that there i...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N6SD16S5T
Hi to all that can help. We were about to let the car go and decided to give you guys/gals a shot. Problem only happens at 2000 to 3,000 rpm, has a number 4 missfire. Did replace EGR and back pressure valve. Unplugging EGR valve, there is no problem. I did s... Trouble codes: P0304
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L temperature output VIN: JN1CA31A2Y
Hi Group. I have this Maxima in the shop that has AC with electronic temp. control. The problem is when you set the tempature below 84 degrees it goes to maximum cool, the blower speed slows down as it gets cooler but it goes to full cold, if you set the temp....
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Fuel Filling VIN: 1N4DL01D3Y
This Altima rolled into our shop from another complaining of a fuel fill problem. He states it only fills to 3/4 of the way and not all the way. He also complained of a stalling issue. The first item I looked at was the canister vent valve and canister. The ca...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BC6857X
Greetings this car when under aload will seem to misfire and you will hear a relay click under the dash on the drivers side.The check engine light will light and set acode 1100 for starter circuit.THe flow chart for this code says to check the starter but it w... Trouble codes: P1100
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2000 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63541
Ok, this is Kevo, I work for Micheal and he is on vacation and I'm trying to solve this puzzle. Anyhow, we have this subaru forester that keeps coming in with the MIL lamp on and code P1443. The only info I can find is to check the vent hoses, drain valve, and... Trouble codes: 1443 (evap emmision control system vent control function problem)
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1993 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT3AC12R2P
I have this Toyota which when started up the engine cold ( it must sit over night) it will chugging for about 10-15 seconds. Then run fine. If you drive it at this point it may start to chug when you come to a stop in about 2 minutes and again for only a coupl...
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1993 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L harness
A salvage yard swapped thhe 1993 tercels alt for a 92. 92 has a different harness connector to alt. Of course the swapped the harness but didn't know which wire went to which. And of course i get a call from my friend after dark to come get her from the side o...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Surge VIN: WVWGG83A9T
Dear fellow techs. We don't work on very many volkswagons especially diesels. The problem we are having is the car surges when cruising at real slow speeds between 1000rpm and 1500rpm and only when the engine is cold. As soon as the engine warms up, the probl... Trouble codes: 310 (catalyst temp. sensor 1-G20 open circuit/short)
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1992 Volvo 940 GL 2.3L Antitheft sys VIN: YV1J58826N
Hi guys , I have a volve that i cant disarm the antitheft sys .the pad is flashing I dont have a key fob or the orig key.Alldata is not clear how to reset it or disarm it.
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5642W
Serious running problem, black smoke out tailpipe, rough idle, will not go down the road. Disconnected MAF and running problem clears up. Replaced MAF with new Volvo part and problem remains, disconnect MAF and runs good. Checking into code p0243 followed ALL... Trouble codes: P0243
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D6V
Hello group. As I mentioned in my updated post the car is now fixed! I replaced the ECM and now the car runs perfect. The MIL is on due to a programming issue with the used ECM. Something to make note of, even if the part number matches you still may have to p... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305.
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8321V
I am very sorry for the very late post.I have been trying to reach customer,But he has not returned any of my calls.I had already replaced the crank sensor and that cured code 108.The airbag codes point to the seat belt tensioner and the sattelite located unde...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L hvac VIN: IG4HR52L9R
replace passenger side temperature door actuator thanks to all that replied ! very good information
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1996 Buick Regal 3.8L cooling fans
the epair for the ac cooling fans. was the comp.was damaged internaly.replaced the ac comp.and the orice tube.repr.the pcm.
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Stall VIN: 1G6CD5331L
I checked ECM fuse 17 under LH dash, OK. Fuse terminal condition and wire connections OK.I cleaned grounds at starter, LH fender, alt. Could not find any grounds at firewall, or trans. Cleaned battery positive junction post at center firewall. Cleaned battery ... Trouble codes: E52 (ECM Memory reset), F32 (BCM-ECM Data Problem).
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6CS52Y6V
Well guys here it is, frist thanks for the help. Most of you stated that the Cranksensors were my problem! Well I replaced both cranksensors with updated ones, drove car all weekend long and stalling condition has not happen again. I belive must of you were ri...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Starting VIN: 1G6KD54Y3W
Thanks to all for your help. We did try a new battery no change checked for voltage drop on all battery cables found a 5 volt drop on the 4 gage power cable from battery to power dist. center under the hood this was not powering up fuel pump& ecm while crankin...
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1985 Chevrolet K10 Scottsdale 5.0L Hesitation, Loss of power VIN: 2GCEK14HXF
Thanks as always guys, the first responder nailed this one, Craig from TX. These guys nailed it as well, Kevin-SC, Rick-OH, and Steven-TN. It appears that the electronic spark controller was indeed the problem. After reading the posts I vagely remembered somet...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L Turn signal flasher
Thanks for all of the replies!! Most of you were on the money with turn signal switch being the culprit. The turn signal flasher had been previously from the clip, but is still to the right of the steering column. Thanks for the information about the brake lig...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L timing chain
well i had alot of responses. as most of you said,i haven't seen a timing chain on these bust.but after pulling the front cover off and looking there it is.done belts on these before but this is a first.oh well i guess you always look forward to something new....
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L pump or box VIN: 1GCEK19R9T
Thanks for all your help A new pump fixed the problem It took a few days to find out from the customer Thanks again for all the help
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Electronic VIN: 3GNFK16T6Y
Well this is in the done files and fixed. I had about 10 replys that all said about the same,Bad rear exp valve. The biggest pain was to get the box out and open to install the new valve. My parts man said that it was a new design part. We found compressor met...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L #3 fues blows immediatly VIN: 1GAHG39R81
Thanks to all, I forgot my basics on this one, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. I was looking for shorts and forgot the fundametals. Any way this crtsy circuit is all by it self on this van. Cig. lighter,under hood light are on seperate circuits. The problem w...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WH55K92
Had 5 posts for iac. I had removed and cleaned but made no differance. Replaced iac and started and ran perfect . Thanks for all your help. Sometimes you need to post to get you mind staight
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L tcc VIN: 1GCJK33214
The customer is in 'stall mode.' He still seems to think his Allison should handle all the torque 'since no one else has this problem'. Jerry [...] sent that a former GM trans engineer told him the Allison is designed to handle @450 lbs/ft of torque, and tha...
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2C3EL56T1R
Well, I would like to first thank those members who offered help with this stalling problem. Of the 6 replies, 2 said ignition switches are notorious for failing on these, 1 said crank sensor, coolant sensor, check the wiring harness under the radiator support...
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1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, idles rough
Thanx for the great help and ideas of were to check. it turned out to be a simple fix. The plug to the o2 sensoron bank 2 had a faulty (rotten) wire to it. The car still idels rough and the onwer has requested that the intake manifold gasket be replaced...aper... Trouble codes: P0175.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L battery light VIN: 3C4FY4BB21
thanks for all the wonderful help and responses, this was come in next morn' and good old fashion dect work alt is on l/s --but we found a wire to alt had a fight with the r/f axle and lost!!! we repaired the wire and car is fixed --thanks again joe cat
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46R84
okay boys here it is turns out that there was a mismatch between cam gear and flywheel . flywheel was right the hole time but cam gear was wrong even dealer got it wrong one of our old techs is the service manager at dodge and he and his best guy got on it in ... Trouble codes: P0016, P0340.
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1967 Dodge new yorker 440CID connecting rods VIN: JH27G0B357
Thanks to all who replied, and even scanned info for me. Chrysler says large chamfer of rod end to ward the outside of the journal, small, or square end of the rod insded of journal...a bit confusing, to summarize,bearing lock tabs, on out side of crank throw,...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z0W
thanks for thie help.. rocked the crankshaft and watched the dist. rotor for movement. took about a 1/4 turn of the crank for the rotor to move. pulled the timing off and the timing was off almost 180*. working on putting a new gear set in but i bet that it fi...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, NO CODES VIN: 2FACP74W9N
Thanks for the replies to my problem of no MAF reading. I guess I have never noticed that there is no MAf reading for this car on the scanner. Our problem of no check engine light when key first turned on and no codes was fixered when computer was replaced.
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1FTDX1727V
hi techs : this vehicle on closer examination requires a lot of work,now that i have drained the oil the water is mixing with the oil alon g with the knocking ,the costomer has decided to get a different engine ,so i wantto thank all of my fellow techs for rep...
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1998 Ford Contour 2.5L 1-2,2-3 shifts VIN: 11FAFP66L3
Thanks for the replies, I went after all the grounds. Replaced neg battery cable, chassis ground. Removed and soldiered all connections, removed all harness connectors and solenoid plug connectors. Cleaned, checked wiring to pcm, used dielectric on all connect...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTEF24F4Y
Sorry about taking so long. the custumer wanted to see if he coulde get the parts at a cheaper price. As it turned out the remaining seven injectors were all bad. Three were leaking at the top one was leaking internaly and all were knocking. After replaceing t...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF36F2Y
pulled fuel tank and found screens full of muck. pick-upscreen and the tWO filter screens on the sender. thanks for the info.i never lost fuel pressure but volume while driving. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0603, P1211 (icp above/below desired spec.), P0732.
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17W82
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry for the lack of information, first time seeking help on web site. After checking various components such as fuel injectors, fuel filter, fuel pressure, spark plugs and MAF, I decided to go back to my original feeling. Took new... Trouble codes: P0307.
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1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start, Starts then dies VIN: 3GKEC16R8X
...Theft Module...Part #[...] Hello, Sorry about the long open time. I needed to make sure that my very intermitant problem was indeed fixed. Thanks to everyone who sent a reply. Most replys told me to replace the ignition lock case with the magnetic sensor... Trouble codes: P1626.
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L A/C not cold first start first 5-15min VIN: JNKCA21AOX
Sorry, The customer did not come back for repair.Thank you for reading and replying my help request. Here are the messages I received from other members : Reply 1 of 7 From: Gene from Texas Date: Sep 27, 2005 8:15 PM Does that year still use the amplifier?...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58SXS
thanks every one for your help but i am unable to repair this one. we had ideas from fuel tank contamination,fuel quality,fuel pump cavating,debree in fuel rail,fuel line to close to exhaust. well thanks again
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7233W
car is now fix after getting right wiring diagram from mitchell found the tps ground is controlled by chassis acceleration sensor ??? sensor was unpluged possible from starter replacement !! reattch sensor and tps volt are now right and ses light out call for ... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow perperformance).
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Stall VIN: JT8UF11E3M
Sorry for the delay most repliees were to install a new pump,I am waiting for a reply for customer okay but looks like they want to dump car on me because they will not return call.
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1988 Mazda MX-6 GT 2.2L abs VIN: 1YVGD31C1J
Suspected a hydraulic control unit and the customer had a friend with one he removed from a 626 he was getting setup for the track,and it worked out fine.Since we can keep the old one when we get time I'll open it up to see what's keeping which valve open.
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA37B1E
customer took car before we had time to find out the source of the problem and has yet to return. Thanks to all the feedback.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WDBGA51E8N
Hey all, I want to thank you all for great information. It turns out the yo yo who did the transmission work did not install the flex plate correctly which damaged the magnets on the ring gear. After removing the transmission we found the flex plate was reposi... Trouble codes: 22 (cmp), 17 (crank l5 current stored), 18 (magnets for cps l5 not recorded), 06 (cmp l5/1).
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA43EOS
We finally found the culprit on this one. We were able to get a donor car and the first thing we tried, the ECU did it. We had concluded that it was bad because we had eliminated everything else. When I plugged in the donor ECU and turned the key on, the O2 bi... Trouble codes: 1H, 21 (O2S1 open/short circuit), DM, 3 (Lambda Controll Inoperative).
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L analog guages VIN: 2MEFM74W8W
Thanks again for the help, guys. You were right on the money. It was the wire for the overdrive switch on the gear selector lever.Great resource.
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1987 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Sun roof
Thank you Rick for your willingness to share your info. & also to John from southern Calf. who tried to give me a clue into how this roof is suposed to operate. Now, John from N. Calf thanks for the incouragement!! My fix is to seal shut this nasty sun roof. J...
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1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1P4GH54R0P
Thanks for all of your help. When the ecm shuts down, it shuts off the main relay which shuts down spark and injectors, so when this one would shut down it would lose everything. Including any codes that I would set on purpose. The scanner would also shut off ...
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2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2JB12452
5 replys said ign switch was most likely the problem. Some mentioned a TSB or recall, but I didn't see one in mitchel. Since three days in a row in wouldn't act up again customer wanted car to try out. Another money maker! Trouble codes: U1000 (Loss of serial comm class 2), P1626 (Theft deterant start fuel signal not recieved), B2707 (Gear shift unlock circuit low input), B2958 (Security system sensor data circuit hi), U1088 (u1096-), U1096.
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