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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L abs light VIN: WBABK8323T
this vehicle has two codes one is code 145 pump not operational, other code is 177 fuse valve not operating. i have no diagnostics for this vehicle. has anybosy come across this problem before? any help would be very appreciated. i just performed basic testing...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBABM5348Y
This 2000 BMW 328CI which more and more frequently will suddenly start to misfire. Runs very rough, if you stop and restart engine it will run fine. Again, it used to happen once every month or so, now it is happening 2-3 times per week. CS2000 always shows co... Trouble codes: 242 (Cylinder 5 Misfire), 146 (No Description)
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L rotors VIN: WBABN53441
hello all you fine BMW techs out there we have this 330ci here with a brake pulse the dealer replaced the rotors only the first time and turned it out. Then the dealer replaced the lower control arm bushings the second time now it is our problem we replaced th...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, START AND STALL VIN: 1G4G02217S
WE HAVE ONE BAFFLING US THIS WEEK ALREADY- CAR CAME IN FROM ANOTHER SHOP WITH TUNE UP AND MAF SENSOR REPLACED. CUSTOMER COMPLAINT IS ENGINE RUNS ROUGH AND SOME STALLING @ IDLE IN GEAR. WE FOUND #6 COIL PACK NOT FIRING. REPLACED ALL COILS AND ICM. INTIAL TEST D...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L abs VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
customer came in to our shop with abs light and speedo not working. did the whole visual check as well as pulled codes. codes found in the system were as follows p1118;c1214;u1096 ran through all diagnostis trouble trees found in mitchell and check all tsbs th...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L fuel door,dash,trunk VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
ok, this is just not my week, got another one here, customer states that vehicle fuel door and trunk will open on their own and extended crack time (seem slow). has happened to me once when trying to pull car in shop. when happened no dash lights and cranked f...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L extended crank VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
this car has a extended crank(up to 30 seconds) at differnt times. i have checked for codes and found none, also checked fuel pressure which is at 44psi when cranking. when car won't start there is no spark at any plugs, so i changed both crank sensors with no...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBEK19R7V
Hello all This truck came in running very fat. The map was out of range 2.5 volts. Replaced and now runs 1.0-1.3. Tried another mass air flow which runs about 8.7 volts on a hot engine. Replace the pressure reg since fuel pressre was at 75 psi. That made a big...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Cruise Control VIN: 1GCFG29R2Y
Went through alldata repair sheet to pcm replacement.My question is how can the computer stop the cruise from working.All inputs from switch to cruise module to computer check good if I did not miss anything. With vechicle jacked up cruise would engage for a s...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E02
Customer complaint: SES Lt with a code P0404 and also a complaint of after the light comes on then there is a extended crank, very intermittantly. This is the second time it came back with same complaint. Gas cap was tight. Manually grounded (back pinned the ... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system - Large leak)
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1GCHK29UO4
hello iatn, thank you all in advance. new customer to me has a 2004 chevrolet silverado 2500hd 4x4 with 6.0l. when engine is cold upon start up, low oil pressure comes across message center. oil gauge just reads above o psi. if throtle is opened just above idl...
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L specs VIN: 1C3AN69L74
This car came in to be checked because the owner was forced of the road. Left front wheel had a very slight bend and tire was cut. New wheel and tire and alignment check reveals the above specs. Front lower arms already have camber correction bolts installed. ...
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1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire
old dakota was breaking down on accel. looked it over quick and fuel pressure was only 25#. book calls for 37-41. put a new fuel pump module in it also new in line filter. still runs the same. leaky w/pump was spraying on coil so dried it sealed it and moved i...
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1992 Dodge D150 3.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GE16X3N
Hi Group,Truck came with intrmintent stall on road problem.Would start back up.Got in shop,have 3-4 second Check enginelight.Power to asd relay,red wire & blue from ignition switch.Same on fuel pump relay.Problem is small blue/yellow wire will light our test l... Trouble codes: 11 (No crank ref.), 45 (overdrive solenoid shorted)
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1994 Dodge B350 5.2L Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Y9R
This prayer is going out to the chrysler gods, I have a 94 350 ram van 5.2. After it gets good and hot it starts stalling like someone is shutting the thing down. When it came in it had a bad IAC in it, so we replace it and did the relearn. No real change, ini...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Misfire VIN: 2C3HH46R1W
car came in from another garage that could not pin-point cause. Car at 2,000RPM losing tach reference setting codes for #2 primary circuit fault & #5 primary circuit fault. Swapped coils,replaced spark plugs & same result-rev at 2,000 rpm & tach drops and catc...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L anti theft VIN: 1B3ES46C7Y
this neon was towed in i found that there was dtc p1685 skim key is invalid. i then reprogramed the keys which fixed the problem. i thought that it may have occured before ???
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Blower motor VIN: 1B4GP44322
Blower motor does not operate at all. The relay is not being grounded by whatever controls the circuit. Alldata is not very specific about how this happens. No wiring of dash controls just from relay through to blower motor. If I ground the relay(located in IC...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Accessories VIN: 2B8GP44342
Hello everyone, This is a good one for you brains. Everthing works with the koeo but when you start the car and it is running you lose radio,windows,wipers,blower fan. I have wiggled the key and replaced ignition switch with no help. There is an yellow wire t...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L speedometer VIN: 2B4GP44R12
Cust came in for a slow start problem found and replaced faulty battery after changing the battery cust said they were having trouble with the dash lights not working so I checked them and they worked fine (probably reset it when changing the battery) so custo...
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L rear shoes VIN: 1B3ES26C13
car was towed in with right rear wheel locked up. lining on shoe had come off and locked up right rear wheel. installed new shoes and rear wheel cylinders becasuse wheel cylinders were leaking. car came back customer said rear wheels were locking up. install n...
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1988 Eagle Premier LX 3.0L Climate Control VIN: 2XMJP5596J
When I switch on the ignition the blower will run on low for approx 30 secs and then turn off and won't come back on till you cyle it off again for awhile. The climate display is totally blank and the buttons on the control pad dont do anything. So far I have ...
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1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54Y8P
hello fellow iatn techs. got this taurus sho that will intermittently turn the check engine light on (code 214 cylinder id circuit fault)somtime it will come on everyday and sometimes only once a week. i have tried scoping the cam and crank sensors but have no... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder identification circuit fault)
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1995 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FR05TY3W6
truck wont start unless u spray either in it glow plugs failed ohm test relay was melted replaced them still same problem
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Van has repeated 1784 code, no other codes. Trans shifts fine for a couple of thousand miles and then shifts late and flashes the trans light, stores 1784. This van had the trans rebuilt for this problem and the diagnotics in mitchell says internal failure ist...
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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FALP7367T
code 402 excessive egr flow...this car came in the month of june and i replaced the egr valve dpfe and vac regulator it had the same code then as now i couldnt get it to act up in june so i replaced all three componets to play it safe well its got to be somthi... Trouble codes: P0402
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L6W
hi, got a 1998 ford expedition which came in with a po 171 code first, replaced r/side o2. 1 week later got both codes saying both banks lean. did a fuel pressure test and readings are fine at 34 psi with a 2 psi drop after 5 minutes. replaced the filter. rem... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FAFP1131W
Hellow fellow Techs I need some help.This Car is very hard to start lack of power you can hardly excelerate engine with out it dieing out. Checked fuel pressure found it went to 29# and fell off quickly. Removed fuel pump found hose from pump was split and spr... Trouble codes: P0117 (Coolant sensor voltage low replaced sensor fixed code did not help running condition)
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5346X
hi everyone i need some help here vehicle came to me with no drivability concerns other than mil illumination.scanned vehicle and found these two codes all pids look normal to me except ofcourse ltft on both banks.i read on alldata about vacuum lines being con... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA56481
I have this 01 Windstar with MIL on and consistent code PO305. This van runs excellent at anything above an idle. At idle, it will have a slight miss, worse when in park. I think I have a lean misfire, but what concerns me is that the lean bank and the missing... Trouble codes: P0171, P0305
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L engine VIN: IFMZU77E41
hi ford techs . i got a sports tract that came to the shop not starting,i suspect that one of the chains are broken,is this a job to be done on the inside or should i take the engine out ,and can anyone tell me how do you set the timing . this is my first maj...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77ES2
mil light comes on and code 401 { insufficient egr flow}Can clear codes and the light may not come back on for 2 days,some times longer. Found no exhaust or vacuum leaks. have tried new DPFE,solinoid ,and egr valve . Have checked pipes from exhaust to valve et... Trouble codes: P0401
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1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB7649L
emissions failure. co 10%. O2 reading .9 as it should. fuel press. 80 psi into rail. stays at 80 even with regulator removed. removed rail for inspection for blockage it looks clear.tried new reg no change.customer has replaced filter with what looks like a gm...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Cam timing VIN: SAJDA24624
Car came in with no compression. Found the left side intake cam advanced and not returning to non advanced position. Has anyone seen a bad VVT from Jaguar causing cam not to return or anything else causing it not to return The restricted performance light come...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L extended crank time VIN: 1J4FJ27S9T
When cold, vehicle cranks for about 20-25 seconds, always starts. If shut of, will always restart immediatly. If key is turned to run without starting, wait 4 or more seconds, vehicle starts normally.
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y3R
There are no codes stored in computer. The only clues that the PCM is giving, is that the Bus has no activity. Theft system will not self test if the key is turned to the ACC three times as the MOD suggests. Lights did flash when battery went low. Have seen ot...
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1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Oil Pump VIN: SALHV124XL
Good morning everyone. After installing new bearings, I went to fire up my engine. I packed the pump with Vaselline, cranked it... No pressure. Took off the cooler adapter and ran it. No oil sqirting out. After taking off the oil pump cover, the gears simp...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L ecu VIN: SALTY124XX
alldata & shop key says that the abs ecu is in the left side of dash or fender well,but we can't find it we have been looking other places as well but haven't found it yet thanks for any help
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF22G8V
Customer brought vehicle in for a maintenance timing belt and water pump. After completion vehicle was test driven and returned to customer. The customer returned 2 days later complaining of a check engine light. Codes were pulled and sure enough all the cylin... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0303 (Misfire Cylinder 3), P0305 (Misfire Cylinder 5)
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L engine VIN: 5LMFU28A91
This leaky Lincoln is giving us a BIG headache. Customer complaint is engine has oil leak. After inspecting it appears that it is either leaking from rear of oil pan or rear main seal. Added dye to engine oil, found oil leaking from rear main seal. Replaced re...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Reverse Engagement VIN: WDBEA32E8P
This car has an unusually long hesitation to engage reverse and when it does the engagement is abrupt. We pulled the pan to inspect debris, none found, then replaced fluid and filter after a power flush with a Wynn's machine. Now the problem seems to be much w...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G0Y
This car mil comes on intermittently and sets codes for long term fuel trim both banks. Erase the codes and the light comes back on after a couple of days. We checked the usual suspects (vac leaks,o2 sensor, etc...). If this were a vw we would replace the MAS.... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM54J6S
I need to make sure I'm on the right track. I dont get any ICM signal at the power transistor, neg or pos, on the control wire for cyl. 3&6. The others have a good signal. It looks like I need to go to the CPU next?? I have checked the timing belt and it lines... Trouble codes: 53 (ign signal 36)
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AK44Y3S
this car has a hesitation or stumble on accel in all gears. vehicle is from a used car lot so no history available. when first arrived would hardly run, had multiple codes stored, and bs data. replaced pcm, did much better, except for c.e.l. and stumble after ... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L No Start VIN: JA3AY26C7Y
hello out there-this car was towed in yesterday-cranks over fine-but has no spark-it has fuel pressure-injector pulse and compression-but no spark-dont see these cars in my shop much at all-wondered if there is something common on this engine that would cause ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
Hello Mitsubishi techs: I have this 01 Diamante with poor idle, resitation on acceleration with the following codes. P0455 and P0506. The P0455 evap. gross leak I checked the gas cap but it is functional.I do not know if this code is the root cause for the oth... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap Emission control. Sys. Leak detected/gross leak), P0506 (Idle control sys. RPM control lower than expected)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L catalyst monitor VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
the catalytic converter monitor has not run. the customer has been driving it for eight month. we attempted a drive cycle but is still has not run. has any one seen this problem before?
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C7W
Hey all you gm guys, having trouble with this arora communicating with snapon solus scan tool. Vehichle will not communicate in either vehicle specific or generic OBD2. Have all the proper power and ground to the connecter and no blown fuses. Our Solus works o...
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1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L steering VIN: 1GHDT13W2X
This Bravada is kinda wierd intermitantly especially when cold the vehicle will have a stiff turning steering wheel, it seems to be in only one position you can hear the pump straining so something must be stiff . If I turn the wheel by hand on the lift feels ...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix LE 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2WH54T7N
hello fellow techs, Got myself in a quarrel here working on uncle's car. it has a cylinder 5 misfire that only occurs at idle, off idle it is fine. I have replaced the injector, put new plugs and wires on it. it has great compression 175 and leakdown was 10-1... Trouble codes: 35 (iac circuit malfunction)
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K1T
This vehicle was brought into our shop straight from two other shops and has had the wiring for the camshaft and crankshaft sensor circuits checked for continuity, shorts to power or grounds, and ground circuits for the ECU. The camshaft sensor and ECU have be... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft posistion sensor or circuit)
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2000 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L booster
i am wondering if any one has seen a vacuum booster problem with these cars.
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12321
Hello group, I have this little echo failing evap monitor, I have check fuel tank pressure sensor and verified operation, performed smoke test and can find no leaks, also conducted .040 leak with machine and system passed. But im not sure if the way Im testing... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system problem)
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Headlamps, Wipers, Interior lamps, turn signals VIN: WVWAA63B0W
I have been under this cars carpet before, now it's under my skin again. I have lost my computers hard drive, therefore I have no wiring at all and I'm lost. When the car had problems before it was power windows and I fixed that with the wiring. I'm wondering ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69MOI
need help on this one VW guys...replaced both o2s cts was open replaced same problem ... all dealer parts, ben fightin this one a week ...HELP its eatyin my lunch Trouble codes: P0172
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L reminder reset VIN: 19UUA662X4
thanks for the help group. The fix was to hold down the reset button with the key off then turn it on and hold for 10 seconds or until the display says 'oil life 100'. The car came back this morning and I reset it with no problems using this procedure. So much...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire VIN: WBADM634XY
Thank you all who responded and share your experience. I did follow step by step of the bulletin about lifters. #5 cyl had leak from valve ( I think exhaust) because other cyl that exhaust valve open, air can be heard from that cyl. Compression test wet and dr... Trouble codes: 242 (misfire cyl 5).
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33511
Sorry all I thought I closed this help request. I have been planning my wedding and guess I forgot too. The problem was the air flow meter. I would like to thank all of my fellow techs. for the help I have recieved. Glenn Trouble codes: DME02, DME02.
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HR52LXR
thanks to all that replied. the fix was the ecm. i went back to square one & began dignosis. had fuel & fire, lost injector pulse after start up. checked cam & crank inputs to computor, both were there. so injector drivers were missing. this is example of assu...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R0Y
i traced problem to be the ecm. customer had an extended warranty. but ecm was covered by 8/80 factory warranty. so now car is at the dealer.i cant say for sure yet if the car is fixed but i will post more info as i get it. thanks for your input guys and keep ... Trouble codes: P0455, P0703, P0727, P0140, P0160.
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cooling system VIN: 1GT0K14K5L
First of all thank you to everyone that responded. All your suggestions were helpful most of them I had already done but I still appreciate your time involved helping me. Special thanks goes out to Mike [...] who asked the one simple question I had overlooked. ...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14R7M
I am sorry it's taken this long but the weather has warmed up and this problem hasn't resurfaced, thanks for the replies ,most said to check the CTS,TPS or fuel system and ignition module or connector. I will post more if the truck comes back in.
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEK19R5W
The truck is fixed. problem ended up being influenced electrically from other areas. Each correction allowed idle to stay lower than before until corrected. 1st repair, poor power feed to pcm from battery(below 10v) due to auxillary battery installed by custom... Trouble codes: P0101, P1509 (Iac system high), P1336 (ckp system high variation).
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L power steering VIN: 1GCCT19W1X
Thanks for all your replies. The power steering pump went out on me during the diagnostics. Put a new pump and flushed system and noise went away.
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2000 Chevrolet G3500 7.4L alignment VIN: 1GBJG31J6Y
first i'd like to thank all of you who replied to this request.we accually had a few problems working,first we did have a bad tire that was causing the pull, the alignment shop we took the vehicle to has a very good repuation in town,when we do alignments here...
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L door locks VIN: 1GIYY22G72
We found by swaping a good known door module in the left side that would fix that side door lock. The fix was the left and right door modules. Yes both of them had to be replaced before both sides door locks would lock. We made sure we got the exact part numbe...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54L9T
Ok everyone thanks for the help the vehicle is stil not fixed but do to time running short on the system I am going to close the request. Right now i do not have my labscope it is being fixed so that is one problem on the hold up but I am leaning with the advi...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L axles VIN: 2B3HD46F3V
Most responses were leaning towards the inner tulip joint being worn out. Although we had put in a reman axle- it too was worn as bad if not worse. We removed axle again and checked inner joint. No obvious damage or wear. We replaced again w/ new and all set. ...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L no reverse VIN: 2B4GP44352
After reading the replies & retracing my steps could not come to any other conclusion then someting must have let go in the new replacement trans. My dealer sent out a new trans and after going thru all the steps (including flushing the cooler again) the secon...
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF15N9L
alright found a hairline crack in steel vacuum tree on top of plenum on the nipple for the map sensor, and was sucking extra air and causing rich beyond belief condition. changed oil, cleaned plugs, and performed bg induction service, vehicle sailed through em...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Belt Tensioner VIN: 2FTHF5SCA7
Today I replaced the old tensioner with the new two pulley design. I was able to do the modifications to the bracket without removing it from the engine.( I also had the fan and shroud out to replace the leaking water pump) Special thanks to Nick [...] and Ch...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L clutch
All the answears I got were related to traped air. Allwere good answears heres wa hat I did I took the shop tow truck and raised the ranger almost vertical had someone work the clutch pedal I blead it at the slave after 5 pumps of the pedal I had a clutch that...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear air springs VIN: 1FMRU17L6W
Thank you all for your help, I was able to find the gem and suspension control module. The suspension control module was not grounding out the air ride motor. I replaced it and away it went, problem solved.
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDXW47FZX
We did a thorough inspection of all seals and boots to confirm that contamination from exposure to dirt was not causing this symptom. Maintenace documentation from dealership was secured to confirm correct fluid type. Customer is willing to 'live' with the con...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L timing marks VIN: 1FMPU18L1Y
Guys I cant thankyou enough!!! As many of you suggested I cleaned chains off & found the odd colored links.I did by a cam tool kit otc 6487 ford modular kit but to be honest in the end it really did not help much.Once you figure out the chain links one link on...
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1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 7.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GDGC34J2W
Sorry for delay. The problem was the ignition switch. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0141 (bank 1 sensor 2), P0161 (bank 2 sensor 2), P1626 (loss of VTD communication), U1041 (loss of EBCM communication).
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2004 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L check four wheel drive lamp VIN: 1GKET16S84
i took envoy to friends shop for reflash and owner left this morning for up north. he called this afternoon and all is well. we'll keep our fingers crossed. thanks for all the replies..
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2000 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1870Y
Vehicle is fixed, still ok after a week of customer driving it. Fuel in the hose from the charcoal canister to the 2-way valve was causing repeated failure of the bypass solenoid valve. We were not cleaning out the line completely after other parts were replac... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap control system leakage canister system).
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L fuel guage, tach guage&speedometer VIN: 1JFT6850TL
allright guys where here's the fix, after checking everything once more the instrument cluster was cross feeding ground from the blk. wire to the greenw/blk. wire. the greeenw/ blk. wire goes to a connector by the right side of the engine which it changes colo...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L torque convertor VIN: 1J4GW48S94
I had two people hit it right on the head. The TPS was the cause of the problem. We did a sweep test with a scope and monitored it with the DRB. It LOOKED ok. I would have been much happier if I saw something. Since we knew that the convertor was load sensitiv...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Instrumentation VIN: JT8UF11E8P
Sincerely Appreciate all who responded. Advised owner of Cluster Repair by Mikado Tech in Calif. Owner is considering the possibilities but not ready to commit as yet since it is still working, just an aggreviation. Will update if owner decides to commit. Th...
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1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Bulb Warning System VIN: JT8BH28F5X
Thanks to many but William, Michael and Daniel who supported the idea of rechecking the Tail Light Failure control unit, which is located on the left side in the trunk, were correct. A burned trace on the printed circuit board was soldered and it's Fixed!
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BH28F7X
thank you to those who replied. this car had excessive carbon build up in the intake portion of the heads which required manual cleaning.tried motor-vac,which did clean the injectors but wasnt enough to clean the heads. i filled a dixie cup up with soft carbon...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A81
well this nightmare is leaving in the morning as customer dosen`t want to spring for a new or used harness. THANKS AGAIN FOR THE REPLIES IATN RULES. Trouble codes: P0308 (missfire 8), P0358 (ignition coil H primary/secondary circut), P1000 (ODB II test not complete).
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 6.9 6.9L Blower VIN: 1161361200
We want to thank every body that toock the time to help. We replaced the blower motor & the amplifier. This make it better, the amplifier is still getting hot, but we thing on this car this is normal. Thanks again Alfie
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF72F9V
I got 6-7 replies to try a different key. The owner only had 1 key, and the local mercedes dealer qoted approximately $185 for another one.Seems is has to be ordered from Germany. While talking to the dealer about this, we all talked to 2 of thier techs. 1 tol...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L oil in intake manifo VIN: WDBGA33G1W
we were advised from members that worn piston rings could be our culprit. we had replaced the head gasket several months ago when coolant was dissapearing .our oil seepage is minor, we removed and cleaned oil from intake manifold, checked and cleaned oil breat...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L console area VIN: WDBKK49F91
Thanks to everyone for the help. As some suggested the vacum line under the console had slipped out and was leaking.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L tire pressure monitor VIN: WDBNG70J84
we could not reset the tire pressure warning on the dash, we took it to our benz dealer, and they could not reset it either. the owner made an appointment with the dealer again and they said the antenna was malfunctioning causing our problem. we were told by a...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Torque converter VIN: JN8HD17Y2S
We performed a trans service and flush and informed the customer of our findings. All electrical tests performed showed that all was in order. Possible internal fault. The customer will just warm up the vehicle for several minutes before driving as a get aroun...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing chain cover VIN: JN1CA21D6W
This vehicle did have 2 bolts that were accessed from below the sub pan. Many responses said to remove this as well as the upper pan. Also, it would appear that many thought that this was a very difficult job when, in actuality, it was time consuming but strai...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L rear disc system VIN: 1G2FS2180K
Greetings: The subject 89 Formula has not been completed yet. It is still in my shop temporarily on a 'back shelf' until I have more time. I replaced rear calipers with loaded remans, new rotors, new proportioning valve from Pontiac, reman master cylinder. I h...
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L DLR flashing + VIN: 1G8JU54F42
thanks for all the replies. It was the BCM. I no longer have to listen to the constant ding ding ding from the BCM and the dash warning light work properly. Just got back from a 7:00 am appointment at the local Saturn dealer and they concured with most of you....
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake warning light VIN: 3VWRA81H5T
Not a fix, but the customer has declined to replace the instrument cluster at this time for financal reasons. All tests lead us to this conclusion. If we get an ok in the future and do replace it, I will post the result. Thanks for all responses.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L SRS light VIN: 3VWUA81H7W
The repair for the vehicle unfortunately I cannot give. Our customer did not want to spend the time and /or money to properly diagnose the cause of the SRS light. Having had the chance to check the car I was going to go directly to the instrument cluster, chec...
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