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1986 BMW 735i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAFH8409G
Vehicle exhibits a lack of power hot. More accurately, its problem occurs within 5 minutes of cold start, before it's even really warm. Idle is poor, plagued by a regularly occuring stumble. Engine will "break up" as soon as throttle is opened, even without lo...
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L frame VIN: WBACA5306N
I need BMW techs and bodyshop opinions regarding this car,my fellow tech certified(Goverment saftey in Ontario)He passed it as it was mechenicall fit,except on the subframe where the rubber lift block on front driver side was missing and the rocker panel where...
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L fuel pump VIN: WBAHD632XR
Hi Guys; Here we go again. This car was towed in for crank but no start. While accessing the fuel pump relay, the tech accidentally grounded the red wire from the fuel pump relay to the aluminum electronics cage. Our Mitchell and Bentley wiring diagrams show ...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADD632XW
vehicle towed in cust states it started backed out of garage then stalled and wont start it has 55 psi fuel,spark,compression and injector signal im a bit baffled and would greatly appriciate any help i can get oh and it has been in the garage for the last mon...
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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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2001 BMW 330xi 3.0L wiper system
This BMW 330ix has a problem with the windhield wipers parking in the upright position - it has a rain sensor system that I'm not familiar with so I'm not sure if it has anything to do with the parking problem. I'm thinking that it has a bad motor ??? Thanks ...
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1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L power steering pump VIN: 1G6CD5156J
Hi, this car came to me with power steering bearing noise and growling, but the car steered without any problems...replaced the power steering pump, no bearing noise but it is growling and foaming like crazy. It just won't bleed off, and I went through 6 quart...
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1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Alternator VIN: 1G6KY5294T
Will be looking into the car in the AM, just wanted to get a little input first. Has code 1911 Gen L-Terminal Fault. Customer stated alternator just replaced and still no charge. As I recall the instrument panel controls the L-Terminal. The only steps I'v...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L speedo, tach, prndl illumination, temp guage, tcs VIN: 1G6KS52YCV
Hello, pull up a seat and read on if you have the time. This car has had problems with the battery going dead overnight from time to time and I have never been able to duplicate a drain using the proper test methods of never opening the circuit by using a drai...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L fuel leak VIN: 1G6K54Y1VU
customer came in complaning of gasoline smell from car after driving. after inspection I found that fuel was leaking from from the vent for the carbon canister. Ran some test and found the canister purge valve to be at fault according to service manual. Custom...
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1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1LT54W8K
Car was towed in complaint was that the car wouldn't run, got the car in the shop and it started it but when base idle was broken it would die. checked fuel pressure and got 36psi koeo and 34psi koer which was below specs so we replaced the fuel pump also repl...
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1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GTEC19K2N
OK this thing is being difficult. It will not start after a hot soak. We get power to the coil when it won't start. There is no injector pulse and no spark. We have replaced fuel pump, distributor, coil and computer with no change. Checked all grounds and ther...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCGK24K4R
Ok this one has me pulling my hair out and Im gettig a real case of tunnel vision.We installed a new longblock in a customers truck.With the EST disconected it all seemed fine. we set timing cleared code 42 reconected the EST and the the idle started moving up...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 48HSA2424Y
I tried a new ECM and all pin wires connectors to ECM are tight. I put new wires to control module so there is no open or short in wiring. Tried a complete rebuilt distributer with no luck. After a restart, within 5 seconds the code appears. Runs ok when the l... Trouble codes: 42 (ECM has seen an open or short to ground in the Ignition Control or by-pass circuits)
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L 2-4 shift band VIN: 1GNEC16K3S
Hey, I'm getting my hiney whipped by this 4l60e. It was brought to me out of vehicle for overhaul. I completely overhauled it with new seals and clutches. It came back about a week later with no 2cnd or 4th gears. The 2-4 shift band was wiped out. I pulled it ...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFG15W4V
The owner of this vehicle stated that a week ago the service engine soon light came on and the vehicle began to run a bit rough and then it ran fine but the light stayed on. Our initial testing shows a code P0300, and vehicle tests drives fine. I double check... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder missfire)
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCHG39R4X
This van has a cold hesitation when you first take off. Van idles fine but hesitates/bogs on accel for less than one block. no codes computer data look good ect and iat match on startup. I don't know where to go from here. Your help is needed. Thank you for yo...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GWW12M5X9
have already replaced crank sensor with ac delco sensor. vechicle has poor fuel economy and tach has intermittent needle jump. Trouble codes: 336 (crank sensor 24x)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEC14T93
Hello all not sure what I have hear truck came in last week with low fuel psi (48psi) replaced fuel pump assy. customer picked up truck all was good till yesterday then same complant stalls truck has elect.throttle control with I.A.C. internal has any one seen...
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1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L hvac/cluster VIN: 2C3EL56F1P
this one started as diag HVAC blows cold all the time, verified hoses to heater core get warm, etc, tried to scan with the snap-on brick, finally got a code 23 while doing HVAC self test. removed dash pannels to acess blend door motor, since i have no scan too...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L4L
This 96 town & country came to me a couple of days ago for a no start. After testing the basics we found we were not getting a ground from the p.c.m to the starter relay. Also when we connect the scanner the odometer, & gauges go out the the alarm set light co...
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G62
This vehicle came in with the Check Engine Light on. It has the code P0452, EVAP low control pressure. I have gone through all the vacuum lines and found no leaks. I have been using Alldata for the diagnostic procedure for the DTC P0452. Although when going th... Trouble codes: P0452 (EVAP Control pressure low)
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1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2B3ED46TXP
when injectors were replaced # 3 injector wire got pinched between the fuel rail and the intake and grounded out but was discovered and taped up. wasent cut but cover was torn. when the car is started (hot or cold dosent matter) it rund good for about 10 to 15...
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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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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L front suspension VIN: 2B4GP44392
This van came to us with a complaint of noise in the front end. I test drove the van. It sounded like it had loose ball joints or swaybar end links loose. More so on the drivers side So I lifted the van on my hoist and inspected the front end. The balljoints a...
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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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1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AK54F9S
Car came in as a crank no fire. Checked ower all the obvious and checked codes. Battery had Lots fo corrosion on it and had a cam sensor and map sensor code. I cleaned battery and car started up but had a bad miss/hesitation/no power/no codes. let run for a fe...
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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15G7D
the timing chain had to be replaced on this plow truck and couldn't find any info on setting the base timing with california equip. now it has a hesitation and poor power does anyone have the procedure for setting the distributor?
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1988 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FABP74F1J
I have a crown vic with an intermit no start. I have been able to verify good ignition fire, fuel pressure, and supply voltage at the injectors during this no start. During this no-start the ECM is not grounding the injectors. This has all been verified when i...
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FACP341M8
Please guys I need some help,this car came in for a no start,cranks good and fuel pressure is good and it sounds like it's trying to start int firing.we've tested the ignition system every possible way ( an 8 spark plug system). We have no spark on the #2#3 cy...
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1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT22B7T
Help Ford/Mazda gurus. This car came to me for no accelleration under load. Confirmed problem with road test. Ran good till about a mile into the drive. Then has no power and will cut right out over @1/3rd throttle. No codes, no check engine light. Pulled plug...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X7V
hello i have replaced the computer on this truck twice.this is the third time it has came back with this problem.i have checked the wiring.and replaced the coil .it takes it about 2 weeks before the problem starts occuring again. the problem starts out as an i... Trouble codes: P0320
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMPU18L5X
Came in with a noisy ride control pump. Orded and installed pump, system runs and works great. Four weeks later,customer returned with no ride control, rear end down. Check on/off switch good batt V , checked power to pump only 10.2V,checked all fuses and rela...
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2FAFP71WX4
i have an 04 crown vic police car. it blows the fuse for the lighting control module, when fuse blows the only thing that does not work that i can see so far is, dome lamp,extra map light (taxi interior light),glove box light,trunk and hood lights. evrything e...
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1992 GMC TOP KICK 3116CC light VIN: 1GDL7H1J8P
when driving the primary brake light comes on . the brakes feel good when applied. the primary brake light also comes on when turning . the p/s pump and brake booster have been replaced. thanks for any info. jim
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L egr passage VIN: 1HGCB7656N
Hi All This post is primarly directed to honda techs, But all help is appreciated. Wifes car runs great only problem is it failed CA smog for egr operation. Intake passage pluged. My question is after removing egr valve and running a wire(clothes hanger) the ...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJGX2744V
Hello Jaguar Techs: This is the vehicle I posted a request for, and was a comeback. The DTC's are P1229 and P1242. The concern is the throttle body. I have replaced the throttle body with a dealer part number C2A-1470/EK, WHICH IS CHEAPER than part number LCC1... Trouble codes: P1229 (p1242-), P1242
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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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1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L rough idle VIN: SAXX125632
hi all this one came in for non start,had a low amplifier signal at dist i adjusted air gap at distributor was cranking at 1.5 volts adjusted to 10 thou, signal jumped to 3 to 4 volts got the thing going but on idle it goes from 300 hc readings to 3000? on cru...
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L compressor/heater VIN: SALPV1449W
I need help with this land rover. Cust bought it used and has been having a problem with the heater/ac system for about a year. when they are driving in the summer the a/c will all of a sudden cut out and no more cold air. I have witnessed this problem when sh...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E8M
I will thank you in advance for any input car towed in as a cranks no start, cranks fast, ck fuel and spark- o/k, ck compression- low 50-60 psi but seemed flooded. shut off fuel and got vehicle running. ck eng light on, scan and found code 41 for tp sensor,mon... Trouble codes: 41 (t. p. sensor)
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BFZ8GZX
Hi to all and thanks in advance. This car was brought to us for state safety and emissons test. expired of course. Mil lamp means failed emissons here so we pulled above codes. O2 sensors looked like they were switching O. K. Checked for tsb,s on alldata and a... Trouble codes: P0125, P1133, P1135, P1153, P1155
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L SRS, chk eng light VIN: JTHBF30G72
Why do I always get these wonderful vehicles?! well here we go. This vehicle is from our wonderful client who finds smashed cars and rebuild them. he bought this car as a theft recovery, the complete dash assembly was gone! including both frontal air bags, app...
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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L info display VIN: JM1TA2221S
vehicle came in with customer complaint of "no clock". We determined that the clock is part of the AC info display for the auto HVAC. All data gives next to NO info on diagnosis of this system. The minimum info given has been done; and all tasks were passed. I...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Electronic VIN: WDBHA28E4S
dear fellow iatn member or mb tech, i have a very good client. complaint, blower motor always blowing on, even though you shut off the climate control, blows to floor. not able to pull codes and don't have enough technical data to diagnosis this problem with ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L power door lock VIN: WDBJF5533V
this vehicle came in with left rear window not working due to broken regulator. replaced regulator without any complication window now works perfectly. customer said now power doors locks are not working she is sure it was working before this repair. tested sy...
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 4M2ZU52P9X
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this Mountaineer. When you drive along for a bit and get it good and warmed up it will begin to cut out like you are shutting the ignition switch on and off and then eventually will stall out and not want to start unt...
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SVH2144671
any body out there ran into this before ,please help gm tech. Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NF52T51
Hey guys thanks in advance. Here is one for you GM guys. This car originally came in on my day off as a cranks but won't start. I understand that it started for the tech, and my boss convinced himself that it was in the ignition. Hence the ignition mod and s... Trouble codes: P1632 (received disable fuel code from bcm), B2958 (passkey circuit shorted to voltage), B2960 (incorrect code or password received)
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L no start cold VIN: YS30035B6V
this car has a distributor. fires on one cylinder when below 50 deg.crank and cam sensors looks good on scope.new cap rotor wires & plugs tried a new coil.
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58N6X
saab techs, please help. i have this saab in with a cam sensor code, and i can't find the cam sensor. alldata says it's supposed to be in the distributor, but this doesn't have a distributor. i found what i believe to be the crank sensor, which is bolted to th... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L tcc VIN: 1G8ZH5D812
Vehicle came in with very delayed and harsh shifting. No codes. Sent transmission to local builder. Now shifts great but tcc wont engage and sets Po741 TCC stuck off code. Have completed TSB for wire harness at transmission but no diference. All data says to u...
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1987 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L 1-2-3 shifts VIN: J12AW15C5H
this car is in mint condition. the engine runs perfectly and all fluids are clean. the problem is that the transmission shifts 123 stacked even with the accelerator on the floor. there is no kickdown in any gear. i have replaced the entire valve body with soli...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L windows VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
Good Day I have a Camry here that had intermitent windows working after checking we found out the wires were broken in the door jamb on the left side. We took the door off and repaired the broken wires because a wiring harness was $171.38 and the dealer did ...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWNA63B1E
car arrived with complainnt of not starting after tank filled.Cel was on (no mention from cust)After fixing large vacum leak under intake I was convinced that the lean code and missfire were fixed I was able to confirm that purge valve was functioning at this ... Trouble codes: P1136, P0441, P0304
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1994 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L abs light VIN: JH4DB8580R
Thanks to the 4 of you who responded! I have a better understanding of the abs warning system in that it only registers a trouble code when the light is on and when the problem is present since it is a 94 model. That means we will have to catchit in the act. T...
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1996 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA265XT
Hi guys, The information I was looking for 'What caused this crank/cam sensor overheat and melt the Resin out of the peace that is behind the cam sprocket?' was given similarly from many of your replies. But perhaps David from California had the best way to ...
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L power steering pump VIN: 19UUA56601
Thanks for everyone who replied, Special Thanks to David [...], you hit it right on, we replace the O-ring the one you said & that took care of the problem.
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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBABB2300K
Thanks everyone for your replies. Fourteen replies, one of which hit the nail on the head. Edward said test the injectors. Three had poor spray patterns and when they were reconditioned the problem was fixed. Mike
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE2315R
first-thanks to the 7 how replied. it's running-here's how removed the spark plugs, they really didn't look fuel fouled. reinstalled. put the coils back on. hooked up the injectors, i tested them with a noid light and had no flash, this time i hooked the lab s... Trouble codes: 1222 (1 oxygen sensor).
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Air bag VIN: WBADD6327V
We feel that the battery was just low from setting on the lot. The car has been sold to one of your regular customers about a week ago and we nor the car dealer have heard from him since about the light. Thanks to all who replied to this.
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L ride control (vcrss) VIN: 1G6KD52Y6T
Another one down! Thanks for the help and ideas. The problem was two fold. The rs0038 code was due to a defective pump. The air lines connected to it develop condensation which causes the pump to fail, the rs0060 code was due to a defective left front position...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y7W
Not sure if this one is fixed or not. Messing with the wiring seems to have fixed it. Most replies revolved around cam sensors. Has been gone for 3 weeks with no troubles...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L rf speed sensor codes c1233 and c1226 VIN: 1G6KY5498X
Thanks for all the help, it was suggested to run a new pair of twisted wires from the sensor to the module as rfi. could be causing the problem, and to use a used module instead of the rather pricey new one. The customer decided to live with the light on and l...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L fuel door,dash,trunk VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
alright guys, i discovered that my general service guys had been jump starting vehicle in morning to pull out and then let it run. when i went to pull it out found bad battery replaced and repaired damaged ground wire under rear seat and problem solved. thanks...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEK63N02
Thanks to Michael fron New Jersey I have found the problem. I got the customer to drop his keys in the night drop and checked it first thing this morning. I pulled the engine covers and used propane to find the intake leak. The key is to check it cold. Waiting... Trouble codes: P0102 (low maf frequency), P0171 (fuel system lean), P0174 (fuel system lean).
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1977 Chevrolet Nova 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1X27L7L149
Thanks to all who responded. Sometimes you start banging your head against the wall on a problem vehicle and get tunnel-vision. Most of the replies were very helpful. The distributor needed a new shaft. I couldn't find one locally so we ended up putting in a u...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L all shifts VIN: 2GCEK19K6P
Dear Techs: First of all a BIG THANKS to all that replied; because of your help this truck is FIXED! 7 of the answers were right on the money; false 4X4 low input to the computer! It ended up being a wire shorted to ground going to the switch.Like some of you ...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L drive line VIN: 2GCEK19R1V
Thanks to all who replied with 10 plus ideas to try. The winner is:Torque converter clutch chatter! Upon further testing, I could just touch the brake pedal to disengage the TCC while the noise/vibration was present and it would stop immediately whether in 3rd...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1440V
We decided to 'go with our gut' and pull the timing cover to inspect cam timing. Unfortunately the timing was on. The chain was a little loose, and since we were there, we installed a new chain and gears. This took care of a little rattle that was coming from ...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J7X
Gentlemen I recieved 25 replies describing everything from injector failures, inj plugging, low compression, mechanical damage, vac leaks, inj driver failures, coil failures, and egr issues. I'm sorry to say the customer didn't wish to spend any further money ... Trouble codes: 102 (maf sensor low frequency), 304 (4 cylinder misfire), 341 (cmp sensor circuit), 410 (air pump system).
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Sound/noise VIN: 1GCDT13W22
Well, I received much information. And I had never serviced a GM 4.3 engine before this one. No never. The first set of conditions is to recap and say that consistently, this engine had a noise that was in the engine when the engine was COLD. The Oil press...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W11
thanks for all the great replies.as i said in my post we had checked fuel pressure,it was good,had put on new gm cap and rotor. for some reason my scantool would not do the injector leakdown test,so i did it manually by grounding the injector pulse wires.turns... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK528X2
YES it is fixed. Car has been gone for 2 weeks. There are 2 items that I would like to give info on. 1) evap 2) VVTi ACTUATOR I replaced the cam gear and the charcoal canister. I put in a lot of info and TSB's. Hope this helps someone. Everyone should know... Trouble codes: P1349, P0440, P0441, P0446.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S52
Thanks to all who replied. We ended up focusing on the upstream O2 readings and circuit, as Perry [...]. from maine suggested. We Tested the ground and heater circuits and these tested good. We replaced the sensor and monitored the sensor readings, they showed an ... Trouble codes: U1000 (class 2 serial data problem), P1345.
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L torque pull VIN: 1G1JF14F75
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. After countless tries to swap tires, checking suspension & steering parts, and even getting another vehicle from the dealer (which @ 15,000 miles was a rattle-trap & handled worse then the subject vehicle), the owner t...
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1992 Dodge D150 3.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GE16X3N
Hi Group,This truck is fixed.We pulled the wire harness up from on top of transmission & found the small blk/lt blu wire that ties into the ckp sensor,speed sensor,o2.The wire was taped from factory & corroded underneath.Repaired wires & truck started & ran.Th... Trouble codes: 11 (No crank ref.), 45 (overdrive solenoid shorted).
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1993 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Misfire VIN: JB3BM54JP9
Sorry all but let this post slip by.Customer went looking for a used ecm. and have not seen him sence. Thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: 44 (ign. signal or coil 13), 52 (ign. signal or coil 25), 53 (ign. signal or coil 36).
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L speedometer VIN: 1B4GP44R1V
I pulled the dash on this 97 caravan to verify good voltage. since then, the dash has worked. customer knows this & is exspecting a new dash if (when) it acts up again. Thanks for suggestions
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L blockage VIN: 3B7KF236XY
Thank's to all that replied. I came to no conclusion of what was in this system. From the replies I received it could be the accumulator or the aluminum deteriating from the inside out. Some of the replies suggested a external filter. I was at a NAPA trade sho...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L speedometer VIN: 2B4GP44R12
Wow you all were so helpful. Thank you so much for all your responses. What we had to do was take I/C apart and move the needle back to zero and it all worked fine. Thank you so much again. Luke
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Accessories VIN: 2B8GP44342
Thanks for the 3 of you that replied but I went back in this morning with a clear head and started looking closer at the wiring going to the front module that is mounted on front of the fuse box. It appeared that some battery acid might be getting on the wirin...
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L rear shoes VIN: 1B3ES26C13
thanks for all the help. the problem was a bur in the back plate holding up the shoe and weak return springs. grind bur out of back plate and install new return springs.
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1986 Ford Mustang LX 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FABP2731G
thanks everyone it was a bad ox sensor that was plugging the cats thanks again
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1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FABP45E6J
thank you one and all for all the help ,i was confident the suggestion referring to the timing chain was going to be the fix, however after trying all your suggestions and going over and over everything we had tried we were forced to wave the white flag of def... Trouble codes: 42 (ego not switching), 92 (o2 sensor rich).
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP14J0P
I tried every possible alternative, to fixing this vehicle I tried O2 sensor, replaced plugs, checked compression checked cyl #4 for pitting, checked all possible vaccum leaks and found none, replaced the IAC and MAF sensor, swept TPS, everything looks good, I...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L6W
Thank you to all that replied. Most of the comments that wer made was for a vacuum leak. The leak was found at the pcv hose fitting at the end of the pcv hose.Almost everyone that replied had reported that was to be checked. This seems to be a common problem w... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L driveline VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
Here is a brief rundown of the replies to my post on the f150: Front wheel alignment off, causing too much scrub in the front end. This is one I never thought of, so we checked the line-up specs, and it was quite a bit off. We set it to spec., and it didn't so...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fans VIN: 2FMDA5147Y
Yes, most of the people were right. i appreciate all the info they sent to me. ACP sensor was the problem. it was sending an incorrect signal, so pcm interpreted this as an order to turn the fans on. Sensor replaced and problem is over. Thank you again.
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1990 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB7649L
Thanks to all for their input. As we all determined 80 psi into rail is too high . With little fuel returning to tank that leaves only a restriction in the rail itself. Although no restriction was found, what I did was I removed the plate on the end of the rai...
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1991 Honda Accord SE 2.2L master cylinder VIN: JHMCB7686M
Ok. Fix is in and customer is now happy. Seems I simply did not pay attention to the adjustments. There are 2 adjustments. One for the pedal height, and one on the booster itself. Well dummy me assumed the booster would be properly adjusted. That was a big mis...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L forward chutter VIN: 1HJEJ722XW
we are sory for the delay but we did fix it buy replaceing start clutch drum assy eventhough the drum air check properly thanks for all your help JIM
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1992 Hyundai Excel 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Ignition Timing VIN: KMHVF21J2N
Gave it back to the original mechanic that installed the engine, and let him retrace his steps.
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1996 Infiniti G20 2.0L Readiness Monitors VIN: JNKCP01DOT
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. As it turns out, this one does in fact have an OBD2 connector on the passenger side under the dash as well as the standard nissan connector on the left side. From what we found and were told, the 96 and 97 Ni...
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1993 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L hydraulic VIN: 1J4FY19P9P
Well guys, sorry for the delay. I went on my honeymoon and got stuck in Cancun when Hurricane Wilma hit. We finally got this one fixed. We decided to pull the trans. again and install another full clutch kit, slave cylinder, flywheel, etc. We found signs of VE...
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