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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L Cooling fans VIN: JH4KA7666R
I have this Acura that has an intermittent cooling fan operation. The fans seem to operate on low speed only, and sometimes they will not operate at all and the engine will overheat at idle. I checked the archives and saw that these engines are bad about head ...
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2002 Alfa Romeo 156 TSPARK 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge VIN: ZAR9320002
Dear friends at iATN This is a strange car for us and we donīt have a lot of history out of them. It have what all bosch air flow meters have: underpower at low RPM evidence of lean mixture backfire, so I shoot a new air flow meter and of course problem stil...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L radio VIN: WAUBA34B4X
battery was disconnected for other repairs, entered code with no luck. contacted the dealer, and they insist that is no other way to code it except with there tool. if anyone has any thoughts on this i would greatly appreciate it. thanks mike
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Air bag VIN: WBADD6327V
Good evening, We have a BMW that is in for the second time the the air bag light. We are using Carsoft to pull the codes, and the print out reads like this, 08 Rear Right sidebag/ E36 : Left sidebag 16 Battery Connection 2 / E36 : Belt contact driver Shopk...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L door locks VIN: WBABS534X1
The drivers door on the vehicle will not unlock with the key or with the power lock button. The passemger door lock does work and you can hear some clicking from inside of drivers door. I an not able to open the drivers door to check the lock. I tried somehow ...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L trans solinoid's VIN: 1G4GD22135
Ok hear is the hole story this car came to us with a customer complaint of a engine miss on accel. I test drove the car it felt like a ignition miss. The symptom is very easy to duplicate . I scope checked the cam and crank sensors all looked good. So I checke...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no electric power VIN: 1G4HP54K0Y
HI Guys, We have a Buick with an intermitent no start after warm up. When this happens the car has no electrical power except for power seat, door chime, trunk light and horn. Thats it. We have no headlights, dashlights, dome lights,power windows not even door...
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KY5298S
customer bought this car recently he had a complete tune-up at some other shop wires,spark plugs,fuel filter,air filter e.t.c but he is concern of this particular symptom after sitting for a few hrs. car starts misses for a few seconds and then it clears after...
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1978 Chevrolet C30 Cheyenne 7.4L brakes VIN: CCS348Z214
We have this truck that has a hard brake pedal. The customer has had the hydro boost replaced already. both of the lines to the unit are new. Power steering works normally. When we started on the truck the front brakes were stuck on. We tracd this back to the ...
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1990 Chevrolet G30 Sportvan 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Rough Cold Start VIN: 2GBGG39N6L
Customer bought vehicle used (Got a GREAT DEAL on it). Went on road trip to S. California on the way back just above the empty mark pulled into a gas station and filled the tank. 10-15 miles later vehicle started acting differant. Misfiring, CS drove vehicle a...
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1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Late Shifts VIN: 1G1LT54T3L
Vehicle came in with a complaint of late shifts. We checked line pressure & governor pressure & they both are within range. We checked the pan and filter for debris and there really was nothing out of the ordinary. Went ahead and serviced the trans filter etc....
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L loads of blake smoke VIN: 1GDJ034F5V
I'm sure a tech2 would show more but all I have is the red brick. I can get it to smoke out the shop while brake torqueing. Here is the scan data and no codes. idle 1500 app1 .68v 1.35v app2 4.30v 3.61v app3 3.96v 3.59v app% 0 23 timing 12.1 12.3 tdc offset -...
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2000 Chevrolet G3500 7.4L alignment VIN: 1GBJG31J6Y
also used severe duty brake pads and seem to have rotor wrapage problem,we are going to do away with severe duty pads and replace rotors
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1860Y
Hello Gents,I've got this Tracker with a intermittent code that seems to only set when on long drive?My Customer had no time to let run more tests other than clear code.I was able to run a output test with Tech 2.When in output test the duty cycle would increa... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow error)
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L engine electrical VIN: 1GNDX03E22
hello fellow tech's i have a strange problem with a 2002 chevy venture that came into the shop. it was a used car that was sold and now has this problem. 6 months later the abs and srs lights on the cluster will come on and then go off while driving. does not ...
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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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1995 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L speedometer VIN: JB3AN74K2S
Hello! Mike here at Harrys in Stony plain ,Alberta im hoping theres a dodge stealth expert whos seen this before.This particular stealth(my first stealth)has absolutely no speedometer operation.The funny thing is this vehicle sat for over a year in storage and...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P3ES42C6W
Car idles very rich all the time. Runs down the road fine oxygen sensor switches, injector on time seems normal even going to zero under decel conditions. Map sensor tests ok has 3.8v at 5" vacuum and 1.3v at 20" vacuum. Injector on time is hi at 3.5-5 ms at i... Trouble codes: P0172
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR11A4R
Vehicle came to me with a dieing on road complaint. We found bad thermostat, cts, and disconeccted fuel presure regulator, disconected EGR and DPFE. Corrected and drove, customer claimed vehicle had much more power and ran good, tech says it is still very low ... Trouble codes: 332 (EGR valve), 118 (EOT CKT high input)
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14YXT
This truck has a few issues. The first thing I fixed was a leaking plenum gasket--regained fuel control at idle. I also replaced MAF with known good unit due to low BARO calculation. Customer acknowledges improvement in frequency of trouble but still occurs. A...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTDX1866V
Idle stays high when shifting. If trans is put in nutral while going the idle will stay at 1,500 Rpm's until you stop, then Idle returns to base idle (800) Rpm's. Customer has replaced IAC motor and no help. We have cleaned MAF elements, cked for vacuum leaks ...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Engine noise VIN: 2FMDA5144W
Customer arrived, asked about a noise under the hood. The noise sounds like it is coming from the front of the engine. Recommended timing chain, gears and tensioner. After tear down, the chain is tight and tensioner is intact. Hopefully one of you all have com...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU32EXW
Installed spindal because bearings in rotor went bad and chewed it up and damaged the abs sensor,replaced sensor and spindel and did a 4 wheel brake job,replace rotors in front.Whats happening is that when you step on the brakes the abs turns on too early affe...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L TCS fuse VIN: 1FTNE24211
Van came in for regular maintance and check engine light. Scanned computer and found the following codes P1288 Cylindre head temputure sensor out of range, P1127 Downstream oxygen sensor not tested, P1408 EGR flow out of range and P1780 TCS out of self test ra...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34F93
well this is my first diesel so you will have to bear with me this van was towed in for a no start. customer stated it has been taking longer and longer to start and finally a no start. towed car in charged up batteries and cranked but would not start. gave it...
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1988 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GCDC14K3J
Hi guys I have a nightmare on what is usually a very simple trouble free system. Customer brought truck in claiming it cut out at times. He had had new fuel pump, fuel filter, wires, plugs, cap, and rotor installed, Scoped truck and found ignition pattern was ...
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1991 GMC C3500 Sierra 5.7L Right outer Tie Rod End VIN: 1GDKC34N2M
Can not locate the right outer tie rod end. Tried after market (moog, napa etc) and tried dealer. Any help even a GOOD used one will work!
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG5649W
Long story, customer installed used engine, car won't start, so they towed it in. At first had no data communication or MIL but all power and grounds ok, so I got another Ecm, and then I had data. there are three signals to the ecm, CKP TDC and #1 from the dis...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HKRL1864X
This gals van dies very intermittently, she says once every week or less. It will die at a stop and sometimes while going down the road with foot on gas. It starts right back up. We checked codes and test drove---no codes, ran real smooth, no flare or dipping ...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A81
Lean condition and code set for o2 activity problem, lab scoped o2 and confirmed it wouldnt come off of lean (near zero) line, even when forced rich, b2s1 seems fine and even can be forced , however I noticed b1s1 wouldnt switch, so I recomended o2 after testi... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean/bank 1), P0134 (No O2 activity B1S1)
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation VIN: 4S2CM58WZX
Hi everyone, This is a crazy one that I need some help with!The car has a intermittent check engine light with a p0121 tps code .The light usually comes on during cold start idel.Just start it not touching the gas at all and let it idel the light comes on.Tps ... Trouble codes: P0121
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1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IJCMT754XJ
Bear with me its my first post. This Jeep runs rich always.very black smoke, o2 senser shows lean at start up but switches to rich shortly after.All the plugs are fouling not just on cylinder that had injector replaced. Injector was replaced because of fuel le...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: IJFF48SXYL
This jeep stopped running on interstate hwy and was towed to our shop. It has fuel pressure, but no spark or injector pulses. The ASD relay is not being powered up by the PCM. After a lot of testing and discussion, we decided to go ahead and install a new cran...
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1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UZ30C8P
The cutomer towed the car in but the stupid car started, he gave me a really detailed discription, "cranks real fast like there is no compression, or no load on starer, happens after car has sat for a day or two". I hooked up my pressure gadge thinking that th...
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Hesitation, NO power VIN: 1231301203
Customer complaint on this vehicle was lack of power and rough idle (it ran about like an old 240D). Went thru all the basic maintenance (filters, valve adjust, pump timing adjust, clean & test injectors) and it helped a little, but not enough. Checked cam tim...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L 4 matic warning VIN: WDBED30E2L
how do you turn 4- matic on and off OR WHY DOES THE LITE STAY ON
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Ride control VIN: WDBGA51EXN
The veichle came in for a leaking power steering pump. Rebuild tandem pump, bleed system to oem specs. Customer drove veichle, since then system got rock hard. Bleed system 20 times and now suspension is soft, it will not stiffin. Has anyone had this problem o...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Engine compression VIN: WDBHA28E3R
Customer says for the last 12 months car at times is hard to start.She would have to crank and crank and finally it would start after several attempts.This time she shut it off and next day it wouldnt start.She towed to a shop and they sent it to us.Car cranks...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L kompressor VIN: WDBRN47JX2
we have this kompressor car with a bad kompressor(frt bearing noise)we are looking for a possible source for a reman. unit/if anyone has found a good source would like to know-thanks
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MELM53S7V
this is confusing the car came in crank over no start. no codes present. we found a broken connector on the constant control relay because it was not mounted to the battery box and possible collision repair. but this has been driving and just passed state emis...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L wipers, tach, engine VIN: 1MEFM53U3X
Hey everybody, I need some help with this Sable. Customers complains that car will intermitantly sputter, run rough, wipers will come on(with switch off), airbag light comes on, low fuel light comes on, headlights and dash lights dim, check engine light comes ...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L interior lights come on erraticaly and computer wo VIN: 2MEFM75W1Y
The car came in with nearly a dead battery, a draw of 200 -350 Ma was found, removed fuse #8 for interior lights and it dropped to 125 ma, removed the lamp module and it dropped to 65 ma. The lamp control module didn’t go into napping mode, replaced the Lamp c...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L extended crank VIN: 4A3AK44Y3T
This will be short because I cant find any available test and our local dealer says this system doesn't exist in this car,but it is all factory. All info and the dealer part section says this cars press regulator is on the fuel rail with vaccuum operation. thi...
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1997 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52KXV
Yhis car has all of us baffled misfire counter for #6 cyl climbs high and does misfire. Have tried (yes I threw parts at it ecspecially after commons were out) spark plug, cable, 3x6 coil, reman fuel injector, used pcm. Engine misfires at idle and if throttle ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1G3GR62C0V
Ok, this one is eating my lunch. Have a misfire on cylinder number 6. All other cylinders good. Misfire does not follow ignition wire, coil, or injector when swaped. Installed a new plug first thing. Do these vehicles have any problem with intake manifolds or ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1994 Plymouth Colt Vista 2.4L engine VIN: JP3EC50RU0
greetings! this vehicle is consuming oil like crazy, about 1 qt. in 200 miles. the customer just purchased the car and it has been doing this since they bought it. the vehicle does not smoke out the exhaust and there are no external leaks. all 4 cylinders have...
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1987 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2FS21F5H
Good evening fellow techs. I am having a problem with this vehicle when it first came into me the idle would go up to 1500 rpm all on it own while idling foud electronic diverter valve bad replaced that the idle came down iac counts around 28 before iac count ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L tcc solenoid VIN: 1G2NE52E9X
Vehicle come in for code 1860b tcc solenoid, also stalls out when coming to stops, code is a hard code comes on right after clearing out, replaced tcc solenoid and also replaced both shift solenoids while in there, code comes back right away, pulled cover back...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, ONLY ON IDLE VIN: 4S3BE6862Y
we have checked : primary and secondary ignition,cam and crank signals,belt timing ( with the marks on the belt ),removed the exhaust to inspect other guides,idle circuit,compression test and vacuum,all tune up parts and all checked out good.we can duplicate t... Trouble codes: P0302 (number 2 cylinder missfire), P0304 (number 4 cylinder missfire)
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL flashing VIN: JF1SG63633
This vehicle came to me from a local body shop, it was hit hard on left front/front. It will start and run with no apparent issues except the MIL is flashing about 2/sec. The interesting part is when the key is on and the engine off the MIL still flashes but t...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T3ZF13C8U
Afternoon Toyota Experts: This is a new customer. The engine was dying at idle and she took it elsewhere for a fix--where they adjusted the dashpot stop screw and the cruise cable wide open to make it run. I ran ok for a couple weeks, then started dying again...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L maintanance VIN: 4T1BE32K63
Car came in with request to inspect the throttle body. Inspection reveals a dirty throttle body. This vehicle is drive by wire (no cable to throttle plates). I have heard that cleaning the throttle body on drive by wire causes problems, anyone expierience this...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDA81H5T
96 GTi, ABA engine. Customer barely got it to my door. Misc codes, nearly all went away after we fixed various wiring problems and cleaned the throttle body. The MAF is somewhat contaminated by the K&N filter oil. Remaining code is "17952 (P1544), angle sensor... Trouble codes: P1544 (Angle sensor 1 for throttle actuator G187 Signal too large.)
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L radio VIN: WVWEE83A3T
We got this VW in with the radio in SAFE mode. This happened after battery problems/replacement. Need to know how to disarm radio antitheft. Customer bought vehicle used and doesn't know codes. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L alarm VIN: 3VWVB81H5V
we got this jetta on the hook, no start,& the alarm on kill!! it had an aftermarket alarm system installed that has had wires cut??!! i removed all that system. it has a factory system that won't allow it to start & also sounds the alarm. will someone help me ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L speedometer VIN: 3VWR881H0X
Vehicle came in with MIL light on. Used Snap On scanner in Generic OBD II mode. PO 501 VSS out of range only code.Road tested vehicle did not set code only one trip 1/2 mile in length. Not 100% sure but I thought the speedo was working. Cleared code, next day ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWSB69M51
This VW has a misfire at low RPM(800-1500), and check engine light will usually caome on. Owner says happens most when damp or raining out, and goes away at higher RPM. The first day we had it nothing happened, so we had it overnight,the next morning I went to... Trouble codes: 16684, (P030, 16686
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1986 Volvo 740 GLE 2.4L o/d VIN: YV1FX87496
Hello again! Have an old Volvo here with the complaint of fuel mileage dropping from 17 to 12 MPG. Test drove vehicle and only noticed 2 shifts from the transmission. Took out on freeway and still no overdrive or lock-up from convertor. @70 MPH I'm turning out...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS554KW
this car has been back 3 times with the same code fet611. i have performed the ground modification behind the right front headlamp and replaced the purge and cannister shut off valves with new dealer parts. we have smoke checked the tank with no visible leaks ... Trouble codes: FET61
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Gauges VIN: WAUED54B71
Hello all, The customer decided not to attempt to repair this problem at this time. Maybe we will see it back for this repair when he gets really sick of it. I received three replies to this question. Two people said they had problems with ignition switche...
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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBAA07403F
Information is still very sparse but I did get this one fixed. I would have loved to have had some accurate specs on the airflow meter voltage but couldn't come up with these anywhere. I did replace the VAF because the customer had put it on and it seemed wors...
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1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Passenger Side VIN: WBABE6320R
First off I am sorry for how long it has taken me to close this request,to all those who sent help I am sorry,I have missed some time at work due to personal issues. After checking everything that I could from the info sent to me here,the door jamb switch,the ...
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1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L Ready codes VIN: WBAGK2327T
Thanks to Gerhard (Gary) Ochs on his recommendation for running the car on ASM. I took it over to the state inspection and the car passed the test. I do believe they had to call the state with an explaination on this matter. Thanks to all who replied.
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L rf brake caliper locked up VIN: WBAAM5345Y
We were hesitant to replace the entire abs hydraulic unit with the control unit because we had an e38 that we could not code. We did replace the entire unit and we were able to code it. After replacement brake caliper was free. Thanks to all that replied.
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L crank no start VIN: 1G4CW52K5S
This one was the E.C.M. I had many people give me many tests, some I had already done, but it was the E.C.M. The dark blue wire going from E.C.M. was not giving it's signal to the Anit Theft Deterent Module to turn on the fuel pump and injectors. Thank you for...
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1948 Chevrolet Truck 350CID No Start
I did receive lots of replys on this. I installed new module and new noise suppressor. Most replied that it must be ground fault. We made some new ground connections to engine. But only time will tell if that does the trick. The problem takes 3 to 4 month to h...
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1968 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 123378N408
Unbelievable. It's so funny how we sometimes miss the simplist things. Thanks to all for the information you sent me, I now know more than I ever wanted to know about LT1s. The problem turned out to be pinched fuel lines from the tank. The owner had asked some...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1G1FP23E9M
REplaced EGR with one from dealer. Computer turned on EGR at 77 degrees which is within spec, but it was too much for the vehicle to handle when cold. When vehicle warmed up issue went away. Vacuum solenoid and back pressure, transducer operated normally. Fuel...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 3GNEC16TX1
thanks for all the advice. we replaced the throttle actuator motor first and the throttle actuator module second. neither of these helped the problem. we were still having the exact same problem and the same code. we finally tossed a coin and replaced the pcm.... Trouble codes: P1518.
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1996 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Wiper VIN: 2B4FP25B0T
We recieved word back from Chrysler that the replacement Bcm had tested good. What I didnt relize is that my tech was not mounting the BCM he was just plugging it in. My Tech did not relize that the 2 harness going to the BCM are not the only connections. ...
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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. Sorry it's taken me so long but this customer works out of state and could only bring it in on Saturdays. I got replies for non-OEM crank sensor being bad, cam locator pins sheared, timing tensioner, and flywheel cracked. This engine has the...
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1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L power steering
Most techs agreed that without a pressure gauge, I could check for pump operation by watching the preesure hose move while turning to stop or crimping a return line. These were my preliminary checks that led me to assume it was a rack problem. After looking cl...
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1971 Fiat 124 Sport 1.6L oil choice VIN: 124BS10037
This Fiat is now in hibernation with 75W-90 synthetic gear oil in the trans. Thanks to all who advised. Interestingly, one suggestion was to contact a Fiat Guru in Ft. Worth, TX. Found out that was the shop that restored the vehicle and put the original oil in...
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1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU15H7G
cust came and took tryck before i could finsih my diag oh well hope he got extra gaskets lol
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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L low brake pedal VIN: 2FTHF36M6M
thanks to everyone who offered input. we pressure bled all brakes, instead of manual bleeding, readjusted rear brakes almost to the point of being too tight, replaced abs/proportioning valve, as eh valve was not present. roadtested with customer and he is sati...
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1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Temp & Oilp Presure VIN: 2FACP71WXP
This one is fixed. Thank you Mark [...]. It was a ground problem. In fact it was the short ground cable from the battery to the fender.:)
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Ride Control VIN: 1FMZU35P3W
I learned again that information is king! Paul, Thanks for the reply, 'without codes or data you wont have a diagnostic direction to go' We also learned the aftermarket has no info on how it is designed to work. (strategy) We found neither the mastertech or sn...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no start VIN: 2FMZA51644
Guys thank you all for your input on this .. crazy crazy van.. i found that the intake air temp sensor was the problem.. van runs great... but to all that replied about the fuel pressure regulator.. this van has a returnless fuel system.. no regulator. and oth...
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1993 Jaguar XJS 4.0L transmission VIN: SAJNW4748P
the problem was a misadjusted throttle switch. one of the voltage readings were out of spec. thanks for the help guys.
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1JCML7843J
The main problem turned out to be that the customer confused me. He came to me saying 'my 17YO daughter got a ticket cause there are no turn signals and no tailights'.He put it in a way that made it sound like they happened simultaneously cause as a new driver...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: 1J4FJ68SBR
Hello and Thanks to all who took the time to help. All the replies were well thought out and could have been the cause but it was Bernie [...] who nailed it. The trans dipstick was rubbing against the harness and was pulling the 5v signal to gr... Trouble codes: 54 (no cam sync when cranking).
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1985 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JM1FB3322F
We clean injector it help alot,but the real problem everything was out of adjustment.someone turn every screw that could be turn.It runs well know.Thanks for all the help again.John
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L starter VIN: WDBJF70H2X
The k 40 relay (starter relay) was at fault , a few guy hit it right on, thanks for everyones help.
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1999 Mercury Mystique LS 2.0L rotors VIN: 1MEFM6637X
Thank you every one for all your help most every one had suggested rear brake problem vehicle had come in for regular service afew days after posting its problem. I checked out vehicle history & 316000 klm only 1 rear brake job, both sides rear wheel cyls seiz...
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1988 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L ac vents VIN: JN1HZ6SOJX
well its done , I found that the vacummlines going to the vacuum canister were closing up when the car got hot this was causing the vacuum to switch so there you have it. I cut the hoses and replaced the lines works like a champ now ..thanks to all ...chris
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1996 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G3HY52K3T
Thanks to everyone for the help. We tested the fuel pressure regulator several times and did not find a problem with it even with a vacuum pump hooked to it things looked good. Finally we caught it leaking after the engine ran just a few minutes. Changed the r... Trouble codes: B1023, B1035.
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L abs warning light VIN: 1GHDX03EXX
Found the problem with the vehicle. My OTC Genisis was giving me the wrong code (c1265). With the OTC scanner when looking up ABS codes you get three ways to find a code. My vehicle had the ABS and TCS lights on. I started with the ABS system then the scanner ...
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1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L abs tcs VIN: 1GMDX03EXW
Checked connecters ok. When vehicle is hooked to a computer and you start it no lights come on when you disconnect the computer the lights turn on. Planning to send it to dealer tommorrow. Thanks for your help. Luke
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L intermittent compressor engagement VIN: 4S3BH68601
Hi everyone, this vehicle has been to the dealer and back since my last post. The dealer's best 'guess' was that the vehicle was low on R134a... Vehicle was not low (1.6lbs.) and my service manager decided to get the vehicle back to me and re-investigate the p...
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1990 Toyota Tercel 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT2EL43B1M
welli want to thank all the sharp toy techs .what i found is that the air mixture was screwed all the wasy out by the idiots son to lean the fuel to a passable level for oregon deq and of cours no 1 tells the tech shytwhen theyplay with therew own cars .well a...
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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
The customer had been offroading with the vehicle and the bottom of the intercooler was torn off in the process. Thanks for all the help group. Trouble codes: P0243.
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