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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD186X2
Good evening, The customer complaint is intermittant misfire, mostly in the AM, pointing downhiil in his steep driveway. When it happens, the MIL and VTM lights come on, and multiple codes set.(see code descriptions) We have not been able to experience this ye... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304, P0305, P0300
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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0L No Start VIN: ZAREA33A3M
i cannot find main relay or fuel pump relay.if i run power to fuel pump still no start.no injector fire.any help with a wiring diagram would be appreciated. thanks jim [...]
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Power Door Lock & Heated Seat VIN: WBABJ6321S
Hi BMW Tech, This vehicle belongs to a friend. Problem is that the Remote locking mechanism operates all the doors (passenger, trunk & fuel) both ON & OFF. However, the Driver side won't activate remotely. With Key in the Driver door lock I can activate all th...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBADM6349Y
The consumer complains of a highly intermittent low speed stalling and poor power while trying to compensate for it. Only code in system is PO340 - Cam Sensor A,Malfunction B1- 2 local BMW dealers, can't quantify which sensor is actually Sensor 1, Bank 1. All... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L heated seats VIN: WBAEV53462
Does anybody know if you can install factory heated seats on a car that did not come from the factory with them installed?. Is the harness and there?
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L headlights VIN: 4USBT33493
customer brought car and said that the headlights do not level out when you are driving. when they had just got it (used) they said they aimed higher then now and every once in a while they aim higher. Most of the time they do not work correctly. Is there a wa...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L control head VIN: 1G4HR52L0R
If you set the temp Iin the middle it will either go full hot or full cold by it self. Then you reset and it will work for awhile and then start doing it again.
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K3V
Customer Complaint of vehicle missing & surging when cold with the MIL lite on. Customer brought vehicle to a "tune-up" shop and they installed AC Delco 14 plugs and new wires. Vehicle still missfiring when cold and has codes P0171 and P0300. I found cylinder... Trouble codes: P171, P0300 (missfire detected)
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L wipers VIN: 2G4WS52J12
When this vehical first came in the wipers stay up when they were turned off. We replaced the control module. The wipers now stay up during the delay setting. We replaced the wiper motor nothing changed. We got a different control module thinking the first one...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L vehicle speed VIN: 1G6KD5281R
After replacing transmission would not shift into any gear was stuck in third gear. Replaced transmission again. Now shifts all gears but not overdrive. Im thinking its got a bad transmission still, but after the third transmission the idle is excessively high...
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L ebcm VIN: 1G6KY529XS
this one has poor running, cruse inop, displays traction disabled, codes listed elsewhere in this post. i'm thinking the code 73 is causing my poor running, scan tool displays -20 for timing all the time, trying to diag the ckt and the component locations and ...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Fuel Economy, rich VIN: 2G1WL54T3P
car runs very rich especially on cold start. coolant temp is good air temp also good. block learn 128. long term trim 110. map is new and reading 18-20 inches vacuum. fuel pressure is good with no drop or loss with engine off. pressure regulator is dry no leak...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Lifters VIN: 1GTFG25M8V
This customer has came to me with a problem that I have never seen like this before. He says that this has started in the last few months. In the morning and not every morning, when he start the engine the lifters are very noisey. They seem to be getting worse...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1CGK3R4RUY
Hi guys, I have this vibrating fuel gauge that is driving me crazy. It vibrates when the truck is idling and vibrates faster with engine rpm. When you come to a stop the needle will jump 1/8 of a tank from where it was and will vibrate back to where it was. A...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 LS 5.7L iner axle seal VIN: 1GCK3R4RSU
this customer is complainig of a quarter size oil stain every night on his garage, i foun out the problem is the iner axle seal on the front differentia ( 4wd) drivers side i tried puling the axle out and i couldn't, no matter how hard i pull on the iner axle ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L intermediate steering shaft VIN: 2GCEC19T65
customer bought vehicle from us new. he has returned several times with the complaint of a noise in the steering. today we r&r the steering shaft and still have the noise. help?
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L front brakes VIN: 1B7KF23W2W
This truck came to me a few weeks ago with a slight pull to the right under braking, customer did not have time to address the problem and scheduled it for a later appointment. When the truck came in for the appointment it had developed an extreem pull to the ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF266XX
Hello all truck came in onthe hook, wont start. Cannot comunicate with regular scan tool softwear, have to use obd generic. Using the flow chart and the codes given the results indicate we need a engine computer. I would like any suggestions, thanks. No fuel i... Trouble codes: 1689 (No comunication), 1688, 0380 (intake air heater)
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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.5L front end VIN: 2FDLF47G9M
This truck will shake after a bump or a left turn usually but may start at any time. This truck shakes so severly one must hold the steering wheel w/ both hands tightly slow down to a stop and then take off again! The steering wheel goes left and right, the da...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L odometor VIN: 1FTEF15H9R
Truck came in 500 miles ago with no speedo/odometor. We found popped fuse #8. Found no evident shorts & sent on way. Came back yesterday popped again(Apparantly popped fuse for cust. when starting truck). We installed fuse again(no short currently) - Tsb for v...
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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP42XXT
Customer complaint no power and jerks over 2000RPM. Yes, verified complaint. Low compression across all cylinders and good leak down test. We thought a timeing problem so pulled covers and placed timeing fixtures on cams and crankshaft, all fit up properly!! T...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U5T
Intermittent cold missfire on # 1 Cylinder. Shows up on scope pattern, looks like a bad wire. Replaced wires didn't fix. Replaced coil pack in desperation didn't fix. No signs of coolant loss like a head gasket problem. I found the T.S.B. for the check engine ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 missfire)
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP624GV
Some has to have seen this. Turn ignition on the cooling fan runs and we have no spark. Leave ignition on till fan quits constant control module clicks and engine starts up.Checked and cleaned grounds. Has good fuel pressure right away. Please help. Thanks P.S...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U1W
evap purge valve has been replaced. Vehicle has a reaccuring code p0443. Resistance in the valve is in specs at 38 ohms, wiring resistance to the valve cks good. All-Data is steering me to a PCM problem but I am reluctant to agree. There doesn't seem to be any... Trouble codes: P0443
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTZX1722W
Customer complaint is vibration at idle. Engine does vibrate abnormally, feel it in driver's seat. If idle was slightly higher, vibration seems to disappear. idle at 620 in drive hot.
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34EOX
This explorer was towed in and it will sit and idle some times fine and other times will surge up an down until it stalls. But went you put it in gear an try to give it gas it misses very bad and does not move. The tps and other sensors seem to have normal val... Trouble codes: P1747, P0743, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FAFP71W9X
Car came in with stutter on acceleration and intermittantly on steady cruise. I did not have any stored or pending codes. I changed spark plugs, pcv, coil boots, air filter and fuel filter.I also did a motor-vac service( I had 40 Lbs fuel pressure at idle). Ca...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L hi psi oil pump VIN: 3FTNW21F9Y
Have no high psi oil pressure
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Rear Brakes VIN: 2HKRL1859X
Rear brakes replaced due to wear. Vehicle came back because of rear brake noise. Machine rear drums and scuffed shoes. Vehicle ok for 2 to 3 weeks; Came back with same problem. Cleaned and re-adjusted brakes again. Vehicle ok for 2 weeks; problem returned. Not...
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1978 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: UJ2W54807B
Hello and thank you in advance for your help. I have this 78 Jag 5.3L 12 cylinder nightmare. It came in on the hook about 2 months ago. Things slowed up a bit, so I got a look at it. It would crank but not start.I had good spark coming from the coil, but none ...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S1P
1993 jeep 4.0 litre.We replaced engine with used 1995 engine from recycler. had to change every thing from old motor to new as nothing was the same. install went well. tried to start, but only got some backfire from intake. kept trying, got to run, barely. wou...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L engine ping VIN: 1J4GZ88Z1W
good morning! this car is kicking us around! custome complains of engine ping under load. we have checked the ignition plug wires and routing and both were found ok. we have done the intake leak 3 times, and never find a vacuum leak. the truck is not using oi...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L security system VIN: KNDJB7239Y
hi guys, This little sportage likes to wake the neighborhood at 3 am honking horn and flashing lights, especially if it's cold outside. MOD offers little more than a wiring diagram for diagnosing this cocern. An internet search reveals this is a common problem...
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM9YV5V
This code will reset after aprox. 10 miles of driving. There are no driveability concerns felt. Seems normal. I carb sprayed outer top edges of upper plenum, ok. Inner areas of gaskets for plenum and one time only did I get a rpm change. This was near the 5&6 ... Trouble codes: P0174
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1993 Mazda 929 3.0L Water Pump VIN: JM1HD4615P
Hello fellow techs, I've gotten myself into a nightmare with this mazda. Car first came into shop a month ago, for timing belt and water pump. Made the repairs, no problem. Water pump lasted a month, car towed in with water pump housing snapped in half, taking...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L RF suspension VIN: 1YVGF22D6Y
This car came to my shop from a used car dealer and seems to have been well maintained. I've found no evidence of collsion damage. When this car hits a good bump or the car is steered to the left real hard there is a pop noise that is felt in the floor and hea...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L fuel gauge VIN: WDBNG75J2Y
I can`t find any info on this Benz from mitchel so i did some voltage and ground test and then replaced the sender the dash reads full all the time with the old or new sender. I puged the sender in first and move the arm up and down it went to empty so i thoug...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDB2110651
Hi everybody, this car came to my shop with engine fan running permanent, display defective shown on the cluster, SRS light on, i tried to diagnose the SRS system no communication, as well as the front sam, rear sam, cluster, radio system, i cannot communicate...
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start VIN: 6MPCTO364M
hey fellow techs, need some insite on this peice of wheat.car has no spark,turned on key, and no mil. so i checked for power & grounds to ecm. both good. tested out mil from ecm. not good. pulled out ecm,removed cover, found corded resistor (swelled up). told ...
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3XC5787N
Hi Gruop! After approx. 2 mins. of running the #1/4 coil will go out. It is not getting triggered. I have very little info.on this DOHC engine. I see in the archives that there are alot of ECM problems but I don't see any burned or damaged areas on this ECM li...
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1989 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3CX54C1K
My shop has been an udercar shop for 20 years, so forgive me for not using a scope on sensors. My problem is using a spark tester, spark is very weak on half of coil pack. I can swap blue wires to opposite side of coil and which ever side your color coded wire...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Shuts off on its own VIN: 1G3NL52F33
Hi guys. This Olds has a small problem with the cruise control. When you are driving with the cruise set at any speed over 70 mph the cruise will just disengage when ever it wants, and can be reapplied. With the Tech II no codes and no abnormal data is viewed ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Engine VIN: 1G2WS52M4W
Has any one seen alot of failures with the gm 3.1 engines. I have 3 in the shop right now with the exact same symptoms of no oil pressure and wont run. If you do get them to start they knock very bad and cut off immediatly. Any help would be great.
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP52K9Y
Hello fellow members,Thanks in advance for any input on this one.Customer complaint is loss of tachometer and traction control lite comes on,short "chuggle" when the light comes on, was able to test curcuits 573 CKP to ignition module,curcuit 647 18X signal fr... Trouble codes: P0336, C0236 (traction control system rpm signal malfunction)
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3G2JD12T11
hi peaple hope someone has seen this, vehicle came in with intermittant no start,fuel pump cuts out everything shuts down this does not stay off long to diagnose then it re starts. it sets off a few codes probably just on the shut down,i presume the problem is...
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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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2002 Saturn L100 2.2L anti-thief & fuel gauge VIN: 1G8JS54F72
We have a nice one here. A fellow shop owner had stopped by and picked up some wiring diagrams and info on the anti-thief for this car a couple of days ago. He later called and asked if I would take a look at it. A little history: Car presented with no turn s...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6856V
This monster keeps coming back with missfire codes. At first it was #3-4, I disregaurded because of both head gaskets leaking. A week later the car returned with #1-2 missfire, customer says car runs smoother than ever, no fault found. Installed a test coil, 2... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1988 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L No Start VIN: JT5ST62K4J
Help toyota gurus. Got thrown halfway into this one. Vehicle was towed in as a cranks ok no start. One of the other techs here found a no spark condition, replaced coil and has a good strong spark now. no injector pulse. As he got frustrated i was asked to tak...
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Rear Window Defogger VIN: JT3VN39W2M
Cust states rear window defogger does not work. Checked switch, relay and continuity to rear window. Had some resistance on wire from relay to window. Had some resistance checking ground. Not much. Continuity is good at window element. Relay gets real hot when...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, Poor Throttle Respon VIN: 5TDBT44A81
This is my wife's vehicle. Several times last winter, when start cold SES Light, VSC Light and VSC Off Light stay on after start. When put in drive and push on accelator has no power,can push on accelator and shows no response accelator hard to push. Turn vehi... Trouble codes: P1120 (Accel. Pedal Position Sensor)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP29M01
Hello Everyone. This TDI is from out of town. Intermittently the check engine light will come on. Sometimes it stays on and will not clear. I have replaced the glow plug relay. Made a difference for awhile. The car appears to of had an engine wiring harness mo... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow Plug Heater Circuit Malfunction)
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Power window VIN: WVWTH63B22
Need some help with this VW! Thanks in advance for reading. We replaced the heater core and after it was back together the following things don't work: power windows, door locks , sunroof, interior lights, key in warning chime and trunk release. Check for cod...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L heater VIN: WVWTH63B22
Heat is good at 3000 rpm but at idle it gets cold we replaced the water pump and t-stat but is the same afterwerds. We bled the coolant system at the heater core but no help.Mitchel gives us no help at all. Thanks for any ideas you might have.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L injection pump VIN: WVWSP61J93
customer complained of sudden excessive white exhaust smoke from car checked codes found po671 checked glow plugs all check good drove car from customers residence to shop approximately 10 miles had large amount of white smoke mostly while accelerating loosene...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: VV1TS94D5Y
hi ladies and gentlemen, once again we need your help.we have this ghost at our shop 2 months already. vehicle in fron the other shop,2000 volvo,s80 ,2.9 NO TURBO timing belt broken,replace timing belt,check compression,leak down check to make sure no valves w...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L ft license plate VIN: 4USBT33493
thanks for you help. I just got the kit from BMW and centered it.
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, START AND STALL VIN: 1G4G02217S
Well it looks like we got it. We replaced the ECM and all our problems are solved. It only made sence after checking powers and grounds at ecm, and icm. There was no interuption, and no loss of crank signal. We also checked the ignition switch before jumping i...
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1996 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L engine VIN: 2G4WF52K1T
Thanks for all the replies,checked out the pcv valve, vaccum leaks ,front dampner all ok. I believe it is a loose valve seat. After running a bit longer and harder the noise would quit, for a few seconds, go back to idle it would start up again this time with ...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 43JN5I7K95
thank you all tech. after cleaned egr did not help. i have to replace egr, took care problem. Trouble codes: 32 (egr problem).
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCEK19R8V
well it seems that a upgraded injector unit from the GM house fixed this one. The upgraded unit has mini injectors instead of poppets. All seems well customer is back on the road.
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1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBE1862W
Thank you everbody for helping me fix my problem. I found the problem that was the EGR port was pluged half way at the intake manifold. Thank you everybody for helping me so much!!! Trouble codes: P0400.
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1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1C3BJ45K1J
Hello,and thanks to all.Cam,Bob,Peter and Clyde especially you guys nailed it.It was the fuel injecter.I have worked on alot of chryslers this model with the same symptoms and it was the map sensor I did what some sujested and unplugged it with no fix.After lo...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L Transmission VIN: KLAJB522YK
Good morning, Finally got the customer back in with the Daewoo. The control arm bushings are definitely the problem. It will take a week for the parts to come in but looks like that will solve the problem. Thanks for the help, Russ
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 1B3HD56F55
thanks guys or your help, we found after checking timing the gears lined up but when turning over the engine we found the belt jump and was not running smooth, removed belt and found tensioner pully freezing up, replace timing belt, water pump and tensioner an...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Blower motor VIN: 1B4GP44322
Thanks for help and Juan thanks for the diagrams! I found the circuit board inside the ICP(fuse & relay box) corroded right at the pin connection for the blower motor relays. Had to remove all connectors from back and remove rear cover to see. I actually solde...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14N1M
Thanks to Kent from Florida and all the other replies. It indeed turned out to be valve stem heights. Im basically waiting on parts to properley repair this and thank you very much. this is a great tool in my tool box.
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 2FTHFZ6H1N
I dobled checked all my grounds and power feeds for voltage drops and good connections and all were good.I installed a new ecm and so far it has been a week and all is well.
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L no responce from pcm VIN: 1FTJE34H7T
Sorry it took so ling to close this. After a frustrating diagnostic trail I called the Ford hot line. I found out that some of the early 96 vehicles fitted with an OBDII connecter under the dash were not OBDII at all but still EECIV. This only applies I am tol...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77ES2
Well sometimes a new part that is faulty can cause some grief and this is a classic case.A simple DPFE problem replaced with a faulty part can get you second guessing yourself.Some replies stated that the DPFE voltage readings should be .6 to .9 @idle and as h... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1995 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GKEK13K5S
O.K. I want to thank everyone that has offerd their input on this problem child of mine, I do appritiate all the tips, from everyone.I am sad to say I was never able to solve the problem, and my shop has given up on this truck, and me repairing it.Not my chois...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L egr passage VIN: 1HGCB7656N
Hi All Recived 18 replies. All said to remove plugs in air runner,to clean passage. Went to honda to buy plugs before i removed old ones. (glad i did) honda dealer dosnt have plugs and has never stocked them or for that matter never ordered them. Honda tech ...
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L suspension VIN: KMHJG25F81
Good Morning Fellow Technicians, I followed the advice of approx. 75 % of the replies to replace the wheel bearing although it was against my better judgement.I had never heard a noise like this from a bearing.We installed the bearings -road test vehicle - s...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA01D4Y
I received 14 replies, with all but one indicating that the ignition coils were the cause. I started on the left side, and found the other accompanying cause in that there had been oil leakage from the cam cover seals around the spark plug holes and 2 coils we...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM97V51
Thanks for all the replies. Many were about brake problems & abs problems, several suggested to disconnect the brake switch, pinch off the booster vac line, check the speed sensor and check for vac leaks. All these were checked several times and no problem fou...
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L engine VIN: 5LMFU28A91
Well I would like to thank those of you who took the time to read and reply to my help request. Unfortunately this was not an ordinary fix. Everyone who responded mentioned the common problem of oil leaking from the rear of the cylinder head. This vehicle does...
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L ignition key VIN: JM3LW28J22
Thanks for the help guys. I had five replies, four of which were right on. Great detailed diagnostic help from Alan in Illinois got me right to the change control micro switch. I had to remove the steering wheel shroud to get to the switch. I found that a moun...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C23
one of the Mazda master techs said there is a problem with this system and that it should be covered under warranty.We are going to send this customer to the dealer with this information and will pass on the information from our customer as it becomes availabl... Trouble codes: P0442.
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Ride control VIN: WDBGA51EXN
Thankyou BRET, MATHTEW & JAGJEEVAN. It was the accumulators. Hard to beleive that just rebuilding the pump will create a so called combination of problems. We removed the air cells and inserted a wire into it; The right side air bladder was apparently inflated...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L cannot fill fuel VIN: WBDHA24GXY
I have been waiting to hear from the body shop on this one. they are saying they replaced the canister and the problem is fixed, time will tell, thanks to everyone, wish i had a factual answer for this one, hopefully its fixed
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G0Y
As we suspected and most of you confirmed, this car needed a Mas which we replaced. So far everything seems ok so we will call it a fix.. Thanks to all who responded.. Beck Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZWFT6039X
well i guess its time to call this one fixed... would like to thank everyone for their input makes me feel good to know we can help each other... as i said fuel pump was replaced because i found a tsb in alldatta called ford they said the car missed by one mon...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D71
Thanks to all that responded to my cry for help. I sent the MAF to the place it was purchased and they shipped it to the rebuilder. They said no way could it be bad. After 2 days of testing they agreed it was bad and they shipped me another unit. I marked the ...
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SVH2144671
thank you all tech .removed coil pack found ignition module very hot. replaced module fixed the problem. Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L All wheel drive unit VIN: 4S3BG6855W
The transmission had an internal problem. We were overly concerned about duty cycle to the tranfer clutch solenoid. As it turns out we had another AWD 1998 Legacy come in about 2 weeks after this post and it had the same exact duty cycle as the problem car sta...
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1987 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L 1-2-3 shifts VIN: J12AW15C5H
well folks it is official, i am an idiot. thanks to all that replied, but nobody gets the gold medal this time. i was attempting to remount the transmission control module into the trunk and guess what came running out of the wiring harness. thats right a beau...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L windows VIN: 4T1BG12K2T
Thanks for all the help,but some customers just don't have the time to allow you to help them. The [...] Lady said she was going to the dealer. I do appreciate all the help, I may never know which fuse or relay it was.Seems there was a differance in opinio...
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT12321
Ok this ones out the door, Turned out to be a leak from a grommet at the top of the tank, could not see smoke until I lowerd the tank a bit. I drove vehicle with vantage hooked to solenoids and could watch voltage drop confirming correct computer commands. Har... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system problem).
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Airbag light VIN: 4T1BF32K74
This car is fixed. Here's some advice that I have often given, but somehow forgot to heed myself. Never assume someone else has done a proper repair. VERIFY, VERIFY, VERIFY!!! Turns out, the wiring repair done at the RF sensor by the bodyman, was not the only ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
thanks again to iatn and members. from the replies i recieved i was able to help a customer by informing them of the,second owner,5/50 powertrain warranty that Tim mentioned. they were not aware of such a warranty and were very pleased to find this information...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWSD29M31
well i want to thank you guys that replied to our problem what we did was reset the the boost controller and drove it until car had relearn its monitoris.also the boost controler was the the main reason that car had hard time relearning.thanks guys!! Trouble codes: 16490 ([...]-g71/-f96 not a plausible signal intermidate), 17955 (control valve boost press short w/ground intermidate).
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Turbine sensor VIN: YV1TS9OD5X
We found out from another source you must use a volvo sensor in this application it had an aftermarket [GM] style in it.
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