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1995 BMW M3 3.0L Low coolant light VIN: WBSBF9322S
Hello all, The "Check coolant level" light is coming on intermitantly AFTER the ignition key is turned off. It will flash between "Check coolant level" and "See owners manual" three times before turning off. It does not come on with the key on or when the eng...
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L EWS Anti-theft VIN: 4USCC8323S
Hello all, I dont usually work on europeans so I need some serious help on this critter. Vehicle is a salvage auction car purchased by local used car lot. Vehicle arrived with no key, and aftermarket security system installed. BMW dealer cut new key to VIN...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L lifters VIN: WBAGJ8320W
lifters on passenger side head tick intermittently, hot or cold engine. our shop replaced all of the lifters on the passenger side bank. replacing lifters did nothing to alleviate the problem. engine oil has been changed and flushed twice with no help. any hel...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Dead Battery VIN: WBACD4322W
Hi Super Techs, Today's head scratcher is an intermittent dead battery after sitting for a few days. This car has been to the Beemer garage and the symptom continues. Another issue it had was a Brake light warning on the information panel. A new brake light sw...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Coolant level sensor VIN: WBAA123343
The customers "check coolant level" warning message comes on intermittently in the display. We have replaced the coolant level sensor and topped up the coolant, but the light still comes on even though the coolant isn't low. We're not sure if this is a softwar...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L reverse VIN: WBAGH83481
I have a 2001 740il that slips in reverse when cold. I do not have any codes in system. I have disassembled trans and do not find any serious damage. Is this a valve body problem? Thanks , Bob
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L exhaust VIN: 1G4HP53L5P
we have been changing oil on this car since 1/17/2002 @28225 miles,1/7/03@ 30301 miles,1/12/04 @ 32161 mi. intake gasket,plugs,wires,air & fuel filters @ 33071*4/20/04...oil change 34248 * 1/18/05 ***8/12/05 customer said black smoke was coming from tail pipe*...
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1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L internal VIN: 2G4WB52M3S
on a rd test. only when you accelerate the pop noise is present.only in drive.the noise is on the left side of the vehicle.in the area where the drive axle goes into the transaxle.when you speed up real fast the pop noise is there.
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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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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L lites VIN: 3G5DB03E92
head lites and parking lites won't turn off we are having trouble with some automatic lites on this buick . have tech 2 for testing inputs to body control modgule and all looks well . both parking lite relay as well as low beam relay stay energized till head ...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KE54YWU
this cadillac is giving me fits has been having an itermittent stall for approximately 8 weeks only has code p1599 (stall or intermittent stall detected) we replaced spark plugs and wires tested coils ok replaced fuel filter replaced tps replaced both crank se... Trouble codes: P1599 (stall or near stall detected)
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1990 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 5.7L overheats Exh manifo VIN: 2GBJG31KXL
Hello all, I have a 1990 Chevy G30 Box van that runs fine, has plenty of power, idles fine, runs fine. But the customer replace his own cylinder heads, then he noticed a misfire low speed hot. He did his own tune up, then had a check engine light.Codes was f...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
How we Doin, I am posting this for a friend who has just about lost his mind on this POS. when the car gets hot. it loses power. fuel press is good i have replaced.cank sensor,ignition coil,plug wires,coolant temp sensor,dist. cap and rotor,mass air folw senso...
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W9T
AAARRRGGH! Vehicle will start, run, poorly, roughly, with no SES light. Give it five minutes of idle, SES light on with CKP "A" ckt codes. Fine, installed new AC DELCO (updated) CKP sensor---crank no-start. Installed two other new ACD sensors (one old disc. st... Trouble codes: P0336 (p0339-), P0339 (testing and results)
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 1-2 Shift VIN: 2GCEK19R7V
This pickup came in with a harsh 1-2 shift. It feels like it has maximum line pressure. Behaves like it has codes. I expected to find the usual code 1870. However, there were no codes, even during the time it was malfunctioning. I installed a gauge and connect...
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L left front abs sensor and and ebtcm module VIN: 1G1YY32G9W
I HOOKED UP MY SCAN TOOL AND FOUND A CODE FOR A LEFT FRONT ABS SENSOR WAS OUT OF RANGE SO I REPLACED IT and cleared the code.went on a road test and light came back on rescand the car and got the same code with another code ebtcm,internal malfunction i went ba...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L unknown VIN: 3GNFK16R0X
hope yall can help, customer came in for p/s binding with brake pedal depressed. if brake pedal is pushed the steering wheel will only turn approx. 1/4 turn, when you let off the pedal you can turn it the rest of the way. we have replaced the pump twice and s...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K3X
this vehicle was brought in for an intermittent stall. there are no codes or lights on. it seems to stall at idle and decel conditions. prior to it stalling the fuel trim will gradually fall negative sometimes as low as -14. usually it will restart right away ...
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5285Y
hello everyone, i think i have missed something or the car gods are againest me. this is a clean one owner car. customers complaint is check engine on and off. code po171 came up and we replaced upsream o2. my first mistake was no road test as owner had no com...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG25R3Y
We have this van that has an intermittant rough/unstable idle. it has a history p0341 that returns ocasionally with a rough idle. then the idle returns to normal and every thing is fine again. i checked the archives and found nothing similar for this code. i s... Trouble codes: P0341
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCEC14W82
This truck is misfiring badly on 1-3-5 cylinders. It has no power, it will stall if given gas and it idles extremely rough. It has a new MAF,new tune-up and all new spider injectors with fuel regulator. We have pulled of the valve cover gasket on the effected ... Trouble codes: P0101
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.3L Rocker arms VIN: 1C3XC66R5L
This car came in with some upper noise (tapping) not bad. The car is back now with a miss and loud tapping sound. We removed the front valve cover and everything is find oiling and clean. We removed the rear cover dry as a bone(Texas talk) no oil.Push rods ope...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJS6H4S
Here is a mind bender for all you Chrysler Techs. This car has a major tip in hesitation. After checking everything twice, I noticed that ignition is dropping out for a moment then returning. This repeates over ond over. I have monitored both cam and crank sen...
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2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L tcc VIN: 2G3HD46R61
Good afternoon, we have this problematic Concorde with the 42LE transaxle, that has a pretty servere TCC chuggle. We flushed it and replaced filter. Then we repaced TPS, and that seemed to make it better, but customer still complained. When we tested it this t...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7KF26W8R
Thanks in advance . we have a truck that will run good then will go lean then go back to normal driving, looking at the fuel press it never changes while the problem happens, we have no codes , the intake was removed to check for leaks all ok some of the teck ...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L t\engine VIN: 2B3HD46FXT
We have a 96 dodgw intrepid with a 3.5l that was towed to our shop for smoking out of exhaust pipe. When I started the car it started fine but rolled smoke out the tail pipe. It also acted like it had an intermittent skip. I checked for codes and none were fou...
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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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1996 Eagle Talon 2.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 4E3AK44YOT
hello eagle/chrysler techs.i'm a gm fuel/electrical guy.i need a little help on this intermittent talon.can not get car to stall[this is customers main complaint??].noticed that if you drove it hard it would miss-fire.then after several attempts and test drive... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of ckp or cmp)
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1967 Ford cougar 289CID Blikers VIN: 7F9K612138
Hi guys this vehicle blows the in line fuse and the blinkers become in op. initially when i replaced the fifteen amp fuse it blew, the next one on keeps on working . is 15 amps the proper fuse ?. i also need a wiring diagram if you have one greatly appriciated...
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1987 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L Steering Box VIN: 2FTEF26NXH
Now the truck has returned again with the steering gearbox broken again. I am at a loss as to what could be causing this; the sector shaft cover and suport on top of the gear is broken right in half!! That's right the cover on the opposite end from the pitman ...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FACP40M7P
hello techs ford mustang fails to start after running for a few minutes will crank up after a time period. not really after cool down like a module. during no start condition. we have good spark, good fuel pressure, and good injector pulse. we replaced the ign...
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1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.5L Manifold VIN: 1FTHF2643T
Looking for a saveor.This tk has had multi exhaust manifold replacements,Last manifold lasted 2 trips.Owner pulls horse trailer.No codes,timing checked multi times,10 deg timing advances to 20 deg with spout connected.spark plugs do not show exterm lean and n...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L convertor VIN: 1FTDX1862V
Vehicle shifts fine until approx. 38-40mph then convertor trys to engage lockup mode and causes transmission to "flare" shift into lockup mode
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMZU32E1X
Customers states two problems in the last six months. (1) intermittently cranks a long time, eventually starts. (2) no crank. Doesn't matter cold or hot. We haven't duplicated problems, last time we replaced fuel pump and power replays, but didn't help. Ran se...
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1999 Ford Motorhome 8.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FCMF53S8X
I cannot locate the DLC on either of two of these motorhomes with the Ford V10. They are both Class A, 1999 year model so I presume they should have a 16 pin, OBD2 DLC somewhere. The Ford dealer claims they are near the steering column. I have stood on my head...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17L1X
LTFT on both banks remain at 25% all the time. STFT at 3%-6% This occurs at idle or cruise. All other data appears normal. No vacuum leaks found. O2 sensors appear to be operating normal. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX20F0X
The truck will stall everytime it's shifted into drive. If you disconnect the wiring at the trans, it doesn't have this problem. The transmission shop brought it to us, they think it's a computer problem. I know you guy's(and gal's) know exactly where to hit i...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Torque Converter VIN: 1FTZR15XXX
Hello, I have this Ranger with transmissin issues. It seems to shift a little funny, and the converter doesn't appear to lock up. It has harsh upshifts and downshifts, and after a few miles of driving, the O/D light starts flashing. The EEC module sets a P074...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L horn fuse VIN: 1FTNX20F8X
Hello!! got this ford truck here that blows the horn fuse. When I first worked on it you could hear the horn beep for a second and then the fuse would blow, suspect shorted horn switch. I removed the air-bag/horn switch assy, check the wires and put in another...
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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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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L convertor VIN: 1FMRU1669Y
Customer brought vehicle in with dying out problem. Test drove vehicle and found that when putting vehicle in gear, mostly in drive, the vehicle kills, just like if you came up to a stop sign in a manual trans and did not engage the clutch pedal. Same thing h...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73E1Y
Hello all, thanks for your consideration ahead of time. This Explorer has me scratching my head. First time in a month ago, check engine light on with P0303, #3 cylinder misfire.Symptoms associated with the misfire were rough running and surge. Also feels like... Trouble codes: P0301, P1132
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTSW30F71
Came in no start/start and stall. Found inconsistent rpm. Replace cam sensor, now good rpm signal oil pressure ok Injection pressure ok fuel pressure ok no air in fuel filter, will start very briefly and stall, if key kept in start position it will start/stall... Trouble codes: P1670 (No EF feed back from IDM), P1219 (CID stuck low)
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU74W32
hi all car came in from another shop,missing under load. no codes found in pcm. they replaced dpfe, iac, spark plugs, fuel filter, upon diagnose i found coolant temp reading -40f in morning replaced temp sensor, found cyl # 5 misfire replaced coil, cleaned fue...
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2002 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L oil comsumption VIN: 1GJGG25R42
This truck have no leak and no improve when pcv or valve seal was replace. The truck goes a lot of time on highway. The oil consomption was since the truck have 80000 Km. Does somebody help me please? I think it was the ring but...$$$
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1992 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ58L0L
ok jeep guys i need help, 92 4.o cherokee with hard start cold, has fuel pressure & injector pulse, with spark tester on coil wire, spark is very weak will crank & not fire. upon release of key tester light will brighten & engine will spark & kick back. after ...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L brake pedal VIN: SALEV1249X
car came in for a brake check. it needed front and rear pads and rotors, as well as a battery. I replaced the brakes as needed as well as the battery. everything was fine, the vehicle was test drove and everything checked out ok. after the battery was replaced...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM98A6Y
I have talked to dealerships and other techs on this one and can't seem to come to a solid conclusion of action.The vehicle will at any given time ,especially after reaching normal operating temperature, the temp guage will raise at a good rate to hot and the ... Trouble codes: P1285 (cylinder head overtemp sensed), P1299 (cylinder head overtemp protect active)
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1996 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Check Engine Lite VIN: JM1TA2224T
I have a 97 Mazda Millenia with check engine lite on.PO755 shift solenoid valve B[2]problem.Tested as per Mitchell trouble tree,23.4 ohms at solenoid,wiring ok,test drive with voltmeter hooked up at blue white wire.drop pan fluid good,changed fluid test drive ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA76F1T
This Mercedes is driven occasionally, the last two times of use when started from cold the EPC & ESP warning lamps have stayed on and vehicle has gone into limp mode ie no power. customer was advised to shut vehicle down and resart upon which the light extingu...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E1Y
Have an 00 ML 320 that will not start. Will crank but no start. Fuel presure 54 psi. If I pull spark plug wire with spark plug resting on vavle cover I have one or two spark cycles, then no spark. Fuel injectors have pulsewith. Scanner used Snap on Brick...No ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBJF65J2Y
Hey there, I have a merc that will only crank intermittently. About one out of 5 times the key is turned. When it does crank it stays engaged into the flywheel but there is no spark or fuel pressure and the tack does not move. Only one time it acutally started...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Mechanical VIN: WDBRF61JX5
The hub of the compressor was broken. I remove the pulley to check the coil and there is no coil. The pulley has some small pieces of rubber. My question is how this system works??, this is my fisrt time that I see something like this. Is possible to replace t...
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1MELM5OU6T
hi car was tow to shop was told when put car in gear car would not move in any gear check tranmission oil it look and smell burn car need a tranny i have take a look at this job dont know how to take the tranny out can someone tell me what is the easy way to g...
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1988 Mitsubishi Montero 2.6L Mechanical VIN: JA4FJ53EYJ
the brake calipers and brake pads stick over the edge of the rotor 1/2 inch. got new calipers and thay are the same. the rotors dont look like there to small juging by the tin shield and there is only one rotor listed in all our catalogs. HELP
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1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L emission monitors VIN: JA3AY36C7V
Thanks for taking the time to read this up front. This Mitsu runs fine and has no codes but the emission monitors will not set. I have checked all the easy stuff like fuses, fuseable links. I have even tried to go through the parameters to set the monitors. I ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L 4wd VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
The 4wd indicator lamp flashes when vehicle is in 2wd high. Light will stay on when Vehicle is in 4wd high and low. Vehicle drives ok and shifts ok. Also the anti-lock light came on while test driving on freeway, do not belive related. Any help would greatly a...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, chokes out VIN: 1N4BU31D8R
when under acceleration car will bog down as if no fuel or restricted exhaust. snapping the throttle engine chokes out. if i raise throttle slowly it will run good, reach higher rpm. but as soon as throttle is raised quickly is runs like crap. have removed exh... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor)
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4BL11E72
Hello Nissan techs, We have the engine cutting out under heavy acceleration and it starts cutting out at 4500 to 4800 RPM, its not to suppost to redline until 6500 is it possible that it is the ECM shuting cylinders down , because it does't feel like ignition ...
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1G3NL54U9L
Hi guys, Seems that others had looked into this one with no luck. We ran the normal tests for fuel pressure, scan the EMC, vacuum tests, etc. and haven't had any luck either. After the vehicle is driven a while, the spark plugs are white as ghosts. We have ...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L lower control arm mount VIN: WBAAM5331X
Thanks for the numerous replies to my request. We actually cut through the bushings with a 'wizzer'. The repair was simple-as described. IATN is the greatest tool I've used in many years!
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1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5290R
The Cadillac is fixed. Ended up having to replace the PCM to make it run properly. Had 3 responses with help- Rich Freeman Jr. gave the tip to check the cam & crank sensors while disconnected from the wiring- while cranking with the starter, there would be no ... Trouble codes: P0025, P0083.
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS52Y4R
Thanks to everyone who replied with your help. After further checking, found the MAP sensor to be defective. Installed new MAP sensor and vehicle runnning fine at this time. Trouble codes: 80 (System Rich).
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L ebcm VIN: 1G6KY529XS
the driveabilty part of this one is solved, cust wanted the car back, put it back together and i thought it odd that the cust wanted to take it as bad as it ran, well they said it was much worse now, i had replaced plug wires due to arching, and it ran vey poo...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55K51
Thanks for all the reply's and help. I checked all wiring and connectors to the PCM, everything checked ok. Replaced the Cat, and test drove a few different times, everything seems ok. Thanks again Dan [...] Trouble codes: P0140.
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1C3EJ56HOV
i begin to replace the pcm first because after the car stall and i loose the 8 volts at the exit, i disconnect crank sensor and distributor but the 8 volt didn't return.with the new pcm same problem,so i replaced crank sensor and distributor,same problem,i rep...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L drivers window VIN: 3C3EY55E05
Hello,after the good advice,i adjusted the tract and weatherseal,it took care of the noise.I do have trouble sometimes with these perfectly normal sounding noises,which the customer just can't stand.Maybe i'm just too easy-going.Even with the tight clearances ...
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1995 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L speedometer VIN: JB3AN74K2S
well I ran out of ideas so I went and did a radical test. The company that tested the speedo said they had it on their pulse generator and the speedo worked. That gave me an idea. I needed a pulse generator. An old chrysler distributor has a pulse generator. I...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L long crank time VIN: 2B7HB11Y31
Replaced computor and crank sensor ,Seems to have fixed problem.Called customer this mourning and all is well.
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1988 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FABP74F1J
Thanks to all who assisted in this repair. The ECM was the culprit on this crown vic. A quick history: I started off with an intermit no start. I verified ignition fire, ground circuit for ECM and ignition-on voltage from the ecc relay. I didn't have injector ...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H4N
Thanks to all of you for your replies. I did a thorough cranking compression check and a running compression check. All affected cylinders were ok. A running compression check should have about 60-80 psi, and should go up to about 80% of cranking compression o...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Trak-Lock clutches VIN: 1FBJS31H9N
Hello, The source of the metal on the magnet was never found. A complete inspection found all the bearings in good shape. One person suggested the debris could have been ears sheared off the clutch plates, another suggested it could have been a pinion bearin...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 2FALP52U4S
Well I finally got this car back in the shop. sorry for taking so long to close this post. thanks to all who replied, WLK-1020,Guy, Victor, and Frank. the problem is a vacuume leak. the vac.hose that leads to the air intake hose, when pinched off, the idle wen...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L engine VIN: IFMZU77E41
hi fellow techs : most of the info receive told me to take the engine out ,this is the first time doing any major work on this type of vehicle ,i will keep you posted as to the outcome of this problem .I want to say thanks . phil
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L shifting VIN: 1FTSW31P23
hello everyone, first of all thanks for helping. I got my hands on two more identical trucks. they both acted the same way, shifting at 3500 when held to the floor. also all related data parameters were the same.so i gave the customer his truck back.
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1988 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GCDC14K3J
Lot of good ideas we checed most of them and got no improvment was able to get some improvement by advancing timing from spec of zero to 8 btdc and improved problem but did not completely fix it had very little slack in chain so suggested to customer that we r...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L Compressor VIN: 2GTEC19T4X
First of all, I would like to thank all of you that have replied. Our shop works on approx 90% Ford's and all are Ford Master Certified. When it comes to chevrolet vehicles, sometimes the easiest and most logical concerns are overlooked. It was the coil. We re...
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L intake air sensor VIN: JNKCA21A4X
Found the sensor it goes into the evaporator case r/s u dont have to pull the evap. out to get to it just remove housing clip and two screws pull the lower part of the case down reach in with a pair of needle nose and unhook the sensor cust got a quote from in...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S1P
Bruce from Florida nailed it. I called a guy named Bruce in my town who was an ex-Jeep tech that went independent.Even tho the dist was on #1 TDC I had to advance it one tooth to get it to be right. Thanks to all that replied
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L heatercase VIN: 1LNHM82W1X
Well,we took the case out of the vehicle.Inspected all doors in case,replaced door drive motor and vaccum actuator,re-assembled with the same air-flow volume.We suspect this is all your going to get from this vehicle.Thanks for all the suggestions.mike.
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1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FB3321E
The first reply suggest that we may have go a faulty MAF. (I had no way to test it). The other replies mention the loss of compression. (suggestion) (1)Remove the spark plugs and crank the engine over until you hear a change in the sound of the compression. (w...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L valves VIN: 4F2YU08142
Howdy all, No consensus on burnt valves for this vehicle. There are no obvious indications of what caused the problem. After repair vehicle ran well, 4 gas looked very good, o2 sensors scoped well, set monitors with no problem. Best guess at this point is ca...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBEA34E8P
It appears this problem is fixed. I say this because I'm not satisfied, but the customer is, though, due to his lack of use of the vehicle, it took some time for him to come to this conclusion. None of the help suggestions got this one. When the vehicle return... Trouble codes: DM, 3 (no lambda).
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L wiper system VIN: WDBGA33EXS
The wiper relay on top of the main fuse box was the fix to no int./low speed problem. The 'no park' problem is another matter. The wipers park straight up on the w/shld. Thanks to all that replied. Matt
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T1X
Yes , I Fix this but it turn out to be multiple problems. Without the help of iATN, I don't what to do. Thank you. The 1st problem is the fuse blown. It's the 7.5A blown, mark clearly O2 sensor in the fuse box Driver's side foot rest. Read this reply: From: To... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sensor B1S1), P0325 (Knock sensor).
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L extended crank VIN: 4A3AK44Y3T
Sorry I took so long. I was waiting for customer to return,well he didnt return. I never got to test anything else. If he returns, I will let you know what I find Thanks David
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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 1G2JD1JW35
thanks to all that replied your infomation was very helpful.
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1987 Plymouth Reliant LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1P3BP36D2H
Sorry for the long delay. The store I bought the injector from was extremly nice and sent a new injector to my son after we checked all the suggestions. He just got it today and put it in. If his millage also comes back the injector has cured everything. Trouble codes: 26 (Injector peak current low).
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1989 Porsche 944 2.7L No Start VIN: WP0AA0941K
We ended up removing DME control unit and did a pin test for air flow meter and coolant temperature sensor for DME. Had corrosion on wiring harness at dme from water leak coming from rusted out battery box. Cleaned wire connections at plug for DME and installe...
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1994 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: YS3CM68B6R
A secondhand Trionic ECU fixed this one. I received a lot of encouragement from the IATN brethren but no strongly-argued and plausible alternatives to the brain-box. Trying a different computer is easy if you have one on hand, but if you have to take the time ...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R0Y
i apologize for the amount of time this took to close. we have not been able to get the vehicle back in the shop to complete. the replies i received are great. alot of maf problems. as soon as the car returns to the shop i will add to this request. Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2).
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG65673
thanks to all that replied, we cleared the code and the car has not been back yet. Trouble codes: P0483 (cooling system rationality test).
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1997 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L keyless entr VIN: JT3GM84R7V
I did not really get any good responses on this security system, some mentioned a control unit under the seat, but there was nothing there, there were some components under the dash that had toyota part numbers on them but the customer decided to just let thin...
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L headlamps VIN: 4T1BE32K04
This techmail has to be closed due to the deadline. I still haven't found a remedy to this problem but will keep all informed if a fix is found. Thanks to all who submitted suggestions.
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Surge VIN: WVWGG83A9T
Well, many of you said replace the Air flow meter. That didn't help, a couple of you said the intake manifold should be cleaned. The intake was really dirty but that to didn't fix it. One thing I forgot to mention was that the glow plug light never comes on. T... Trouble codes: 310 (catalyst temp. sensor 1-G20 open circuit/short).
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L MPG Meter VIN: 9BWPG61J51
We finally sent it to the VW dealer for them to tell us it needed an instrument cluster. They ordered one and installed it and then called to let us know that fixed it so i think they were not quite sure about that either. Should have the vehicle back to the c...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Power window VIN: WVWTH63B22
The fix was to replace the central convenience module. The un-answered part of this is, What caused the module to fail? Perhaps a voltage spike when the battery was being disconnected or reconnected. Customer has agreed to pay for half of the module, I feel fo...
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