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2001 Audi A4 1.8L no power VIN: WAUDC68D41
This car has no power. Almost like the turbo starts to work, then it just dies out, like there is no turbo. At times it will start to work for a few minuts and it has all kinds of power. I also removed the cat converter and road tested without a cat. Still no ... Trouble codes: P171
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1996 BMW 328is 2.8L valve train VIN: WBABG1320T
has a very intermitten tick from valve train area has correct oil (synth) hot cold dosent matter have not hooked up manual oil press gauge going to do that now and monitor if concern happens
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Turn signals/speedometer VIN: 1G6KY5490X
Had this vehicle for over a week for complaint of intermitent turn signals and speedometer. Could not get the vehicle to act up. No stored codes, cluster connections and grounds look fine. Finally got it to act up last evening, but it only lasted for a few mom...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GNDT13W1P
Please help. The transmission is losing fluid from somewhere around the input shaft (torque converter). This is the second junkyard transmission with the same problem. Customer doesn't want to spend alot of money, so I'm wondering if there is any way to repair...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Surge, iac code 35 VIN: 2GBEC19K8R
i have bend traying to fix this iac problem code 35 for some time now, iwould apreciate any hellp from other techs on this , we have a 1994 chevy 1500 mark 3 that the code for the iac keeps on coming back eaven after replacing the iac valve and tuning it up. t... Trouble codes: 35 (iac problem)
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Battery VIN: 2G1WN52M4T
Hello every one, hope someone can help me. Customer brought this vehicle to us months ago with a dead battery and ABS light on. When we brought the car in and checked it out, we found the new battery dead and a new alternator on. We jump started the car and i...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L starter VIN: 3G1JC524ZT
hi,please help!i'm not yet a sponsoring member so i can't check repair database. i read a request for help with a cavalier in the past few weeks with same problem.the horn honks when you attempt to crank over the motor.was there a simple & easy fix or is it ti...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G45S8TW8A
OK!!! about a month ago this van came in on a hook.. did a tune up, fuel filter and it ran like a champ.. next day couldnt pull itself. checked egr, check all sensors, everythink looked ok. shut it off and started it good as new??? why I dont know... customer ...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GBFG15R7V
Hi to all, this van came in with an intermitant skip in the #5 and #7 cylinders. That's what the computer showed and I verifyed it with a scope. The #5 and #7 spark plugs showed a good deal of ash fouling and the plug wires appeared burned. After replacing bot...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19X5W
thank you in advance. vehicle came to us with a miss at idle on #4 cylinder occasionally on #6. off idle the miss goes away. short term fuel trim seems to be taking away fuel neg 9 to neg 21. that threw out theory for vacuum leak but still tested for vac leak ... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cylinder misfire)
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L timing chain VIN: 2G1WL52MXX
car came in with coolant leak at timing cover. we removed timing cover and inspected timing chain and found cam gear was out 2 teeth. we put new chain and gears in correct position and car ran but was noisy in timing chain. we put timing gear on like it was wh...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Surge, Chuggle VIN: 1GCEK19T1Y
This truck came in and customer requested a tune-up. We asked him if he had a complaint? He said vehicle missed at 55 mph going up hills at a steady cruise speed. We due not feel like it is missing, there are no codes and it does'nt show any misfire's. It feel...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L dic VIN: 1GCEK14T71
Thanks to all for any help with this question. I'm sure you all are experienced with the Driver Information Center "Change Engine Oil Soon" indicator. I have run into several of these on this particular as an example and several other models with this sytem th...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L trans temp hi VIN: 3GNGK23G32
this 2002 avalanche is driving me crazy, however i can't ship it because i bought this thing back in march of 2005.its a k2500 chassis, with an 8.1l & a 4l80e hd trans. no problems in cold weather, as soon is the outside temp hit about 60 degrees,(may) my hot ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14W72
trk idles perfect no load at 1500 rpm and up has missfire on cyl 3 & 4 plugs are gas fouled on cyl 3&4 at full throttle no miss no other codes no other problems HELP!!! Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z42
Problem occurs when vehicle is cold. Upon a cold start, vehicle's idle will fluctuate and feel as though it is going to stall. Customer states vehicle seemed to run slightly better after having above repairs performed. However, it is difficult to determine if ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel trim system lean bank one), P0174 (Fuel trim system lean bank two)
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC13T52
Tested EVAP system vent and purge solenoids - both passed at this time. Mode $06 data shows TID 02 CID 50 failed, but the GM website does not translate this component. It would be nice to be sure if it is a vent or purge solenoid. Does anyone know what CID 50 ... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP system)
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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L all over VIN: 1FMYUO41X2
customer complains of shaking on highway, balanced tires 5 times (not the problem) rim check for bent ok, dealer replaced axle trying to find, not the problem. Feels like tire balancing. Next step is to replace tires again, but any other ideas would be appreca...
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2001 Daewoo Lanos Sport 1.6L MIL Lamp on
we have a daewoo at our shop with code p0133 o2 slow response, we have replaced the o2, checked fuel pressure and map readings as per service manual, and we just come up blank, every thing checks ok, due to the intermittant nature of this problem, it seems lik... Trouble codes: P0133
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L M/Cyl and ABS VIN: 1B4GH54RXP
Greetings to all IATN Techs. I have a Bendix 10 ABS Information request. Today, Customer called while I was in route elsewhere. I stopped by to see the van. The brake and ABS light were on and the master Cyl was pumping fluid out of the reservoir caps. I was t...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L tailhousing breakage VIN: 3B7MF33C2S
Hello fellow techs, I have a problem with this Dodge truck. It is a 4x4 dually with a manual transmission. The problem is that it keeps breaking the tailhousing between the transmission & transfer case. We have install 2 new tailhousings and the last time we i...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 2C4GP2430X
This vehicle was towed in to the shop that had done the work previously - died whilst driving and won't start. It's going to be towed to us. What I've been told by the tech at the shop is that the on one bank the Compression hovers around 170 psi and the front...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Lifters VIN: 2B3HD46R1X
Car starts and runs but has a heavy knock most detectable at front of left cylinder head.Does not miss or run rough. Removed left valve cover,chain has some play and found three exhaust valve lifters collapsed.Local dealer has never sold any lifters.Was wonder...
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HG32N54
ran tests per snapon vantage could not get switch to close so replace unit new one same thing. have good ground 5 volts key off onn sense wire applie vaccuum when running at purge valve wont close this code can be erased but as soon as its started it comes bac... Trouble codes: P0499
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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L Final Drive VIN: 1FAB2196HW
Gentlemen: I have this car that has been vibrating for a while and has been worsening. I checked the CV axles and found that the right side seemed to have play where it enters the transmission housing. I put the trans in neutral and rotated the CV axles. You ...
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1987 Ford Escort GL 1.9L Differential VIN: 1FAB2196HW
Gentlemen: I have this car that has been vibrating for a while and has been worsening. I checked the CV axles and found that the right side seemed to have play where it enters the transmission housing. I put the trans in neutral and rotated the CV axles. You ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X2S
the truck came in won't run. Check for fuel and found good pressure . Check for spark found good spark. Check for codes no codes. Check for injector pulse no pulse but does have power. Checked wireing all looks in good shape. help thanks brian
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5145T
I need some thoughts on this. If this van is allowed to sit in the shop running until the fan cycles at least twice, then shut off and allowed to heat soak over 10 minutes it will run poorly with multiple cylinder misfires. The fuel trims will increase to 25% ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2), P0303 (Misfire 3), P0304 (Misfire 4), P0305 (Misfire 5)
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTZ1729XK
costumer complant lag power miss out check pugs replaced check codes, check mas air flow sensor with lab scope snap throttle to wide open,won't go over 3. volts cleaned some replaced a little better my consern is scanner shows mas sensor @@52g/s at 2.34 volts ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1518
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2FHDA524IX
Good morning tecks, this one has been here for weeks now, it is time for it to go, repaired! The PO171/PO174 DTC will come on every 2-3 days. The upper intake gaskets have been replaced during spark plug replacement, the code was there before this was done. ne... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 1FAFP65Z7X
Thank You in advance for any help on this one. 4/99 twin cam 4 cyl. This fine ford product came in with the cooling fan staying on and they will not shut off untill you turn it off. unplug the efi temp switch ans the guage temp switch the ecu readings for the ...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L engine VIN: 3FTSW31S5Y
This vehicle was turned over on the passenger side at 84,000 miles and it continued to run for several minutes. It was returned from the body shop in like new condition. Shortly, I had to replace the fuel pump. Then at the present mileage it suddenly started t...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No eng response VIN: 1FTSW31FXE
Customer limped 01 F350 Pwr Stk into shop at idle. No respose from throttle pedal. Fuse #19, 10 amp blows as soon as it is plugged in. Disconnected throttle pedal and fuse still blows. Print shows power from fuse goes to many sensors and instruments under the ...
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE242X3
veh idles smooth breaks up under a load even backfires under accel. has new plugs wires air and fuel filter Trouble codes: P0316, P0030
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L noise VIN: 1FTYR14U73
hello everyone, this ford has a loud wistling noise on hard acceleration. with stephiscope, it sound like it is coming from the upper intake in the middle. installed smoke machine, no leaks in intake system. remove intake boot and clean. noise still there. re...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Steering VIN: 1FDWF37P43
I hope some one can supply me with the proper tsb. This truck has dual rear wheels and after 1,000 kms the one set loosened off, we torqued them to 170 pds twice before it left We had a 2001 e350 a couple years ago with same problem, [school bus] . The end res...
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L steering VIN: 1GTEK14V21
Hi group. we have this 01 GMC pick up that steers hard, but only while turning left and turning it fast. if it is turned slowly, it seems ok. this condition is worse when cold. it turns fine with front wheels off floor, and turned ok while outside on snow/ice....
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L speedometer VIN: 1GKEK63UX3
has anyone seen this before? i cannot believe it has no intsrument cluster codes. perform the sweep test on the cluster everything works fine. thanks to all that can help. jason [...] service advisor/tech.
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1992 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGEH2362N
This vehicle has excessive NOx (1200-2400)at 15 & 25 MPH. CO & HC are almost 0. The EGR valve holds vacuum and stalls the car at idle. The vacuum signal is present to the valve when the throttle is first "snapped" but it goes to zero almost immediatley. It is ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L non-start;intermittent VIN: 1HGCD723XT
Hey Pros, Sweet young college girl brought this car in today because it refused to start the other morning (after sitting overnight in the rain) cranked but wouldn't light off. Starts every time for me. I've got a fuel pressure gauge on the car and a timing...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil Comsumption VIN: 1HGCD563XV
Hey Honda techs, I have a 97 Accord with 163K miles. The car runs great, but comsumes a quart of oil in about 200 miles. Compression is good. The overall appearance of the engine is good, no sludge blocking returns. The engine doesn't seem to smoke. The plugs ...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Shifter VIN: 1HGCG564XW
On one of our very cold mornings, the owner noticed that the automatic shifter moved much easier than normal; and that the neutral to reverse lockout no longer worked. No excessive force was used to operate the shifter, and no unusual noises were noticed. The ...
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1992 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L flexplate VIN: JACDH58V77
any body seen anything like this before ???
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L abs VIN: SAJHY1749M
We have no ABS pump action . we have replaced the relay for abs checked all other electrical systems, we can make pump run by jumping it with 12 v.I have 12 volts at pin 2 at the abs module, All fuses and relays check out.I suspect the control unit, but at 120...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Struts VIN: SAJDA03P42
Hi Guys, This vehicle has the CATS system fault displayed & the suspension is rock solid front & rear. Any clues on how to approach this would be much appreciated. Thanks John
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L 3-4 shift VIN: 1J8GW68J72
vehicle came into shop with engine light on codes present po734 p1790 fluid also burnt. after rebiulding trans problem still exists and wants to move foward in park and neutral same codes will also come back.
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, No power VIN: KMDJA7234V
This car came in as a no start. The plugs were fouled. After replacement the vehicle was hard to start but after a clear flood it started. But upon driving I discovered the car had no power on take-off. I checked fuel pressure, spark output both were fine. I p... Trouble codes: 1693 (mil malfunction)
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1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start VIN: J1MFC3315G
Vehicle came in as no start.I Checked spark and found good spark.Removed plugs and found engine flooded.Ran w/spark plugs out to clear chambers.Reinstalled plugs and attempted to start.Seemed to try to start but then flooded again.I tried different fuel(premiu...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L asr/abs VIN: WDBGA32EE6
Hello everyone: Let me start by wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a very Happy and prosperous New Year. I have this 1994 S-320 with the ARS/ABS and Check Engine lights on. Ran a short test first and came up with the following codes: HFMSFI=022 CC/EA actua...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L radio VIN: WDBJF65H6X
Need radio codes for 2 different Benz's: first is a 1999 E320; part number off back of radio: A-208820-05-86; unlock code given & re-verfied by local dealer for this unit with that number is: 41122: doesn't work!! Other Benz is a 1993 300E. Part number off ba...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L drive cycle VIN: 4JGAB54E6Y
hello everyone hope you can help with this one . vehicle failed emissions due to evaporative code po455 evaporative emissions gross leak detected . fixed evap purge solenoid . cleared codes and reset monitors. none of the monitors set . alldata only gives a ge...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
this one goes out to are ford techs, this car came to me three weeks ago with a rough idle on cold start ups & a check engine light on, the owner starts the car with a remote start to warm up before leaving the house but sometimes when she comes out the car is... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Headlights
Hey Techs, This 78 280Z came in on Sat. afternoon with owner stating that the low beam headlights don't work. I have no manuals to support this vehicle. I checked for voltage at the headlight sockets and found 12v present at all three terminals when lighting s...
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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3CW53LOM
this car came in rough running or not running when warm. it had injector pulse but no spark on the front cyl(didn't check rear). replace ignition module now have good spark. it then seemed to run fine except it wouldn't idle. found cracked o-ring on iac motor.... Trouble codes: 13 (02 sensor), 22 (tps low seems ok now), 23 (iat was unplugged), 31 (park neutral fault), 43 (esc fault)
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G3WH54T3N
customer coplains of vehicle dies then starts right back up . i drove vehicle for 20 mins or so vehicle ran great not sure where to even start beside start component testing noT even sure ill find any thing there
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1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3P3ES47Y3W
this car was taken to another shop for running rough. they replaced the crank sensor and the cust. states that the car ran good after repair. (two weeks ago) now it is here with same running rough problem along w/ cutting off, it has a 1391, inter. loss of cam... Trouble codes: 1391 (inter. loss of cmp or crank sensor), P0320
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L theft-deterent VIN: 1G2JB1241T
Hoping to find someone who Installs remote's in 96+ "gm's", or a dealer tech who has specs for the value???or someone that has been able to get this to work? Color of wires are different from all schematics? they are black/white tracer, Black, Black It is a si...
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Hard Starting VIN: 1G2JB5245X
Thanks for the help ahead of time. I have looked at this and don't really know where to start off. This vehicle is hard to start sometimes. The problem is getting worse and worse. This problem started in the summer and is still doing it in the winter. Other th...
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1987 Renault winnebago 2.2L cylinder head VIN: 1WWBB15HF1
Hi all, this Rennault (LeSharo) 2.2 gas engine (i think its same engine in 1986 R18I SPORTWAGON) has a cooling problem. It builds up pressure about 2 times faster then normal cooling pressure at warm up. Cooling circulation is poor and small bubbles comes up a...
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GBZH5289Y
Car was towed in for no start. Was told that after driving 1-3 miles, the car would simply shut off. Also idle speed would hunt and surge. The surging is worse when shifting from park to reverse, or neutral. (This is after the customer replaced the intake gask...
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE5323W
Well, the consensus was to use only OEM cats on this 8 cylinder BMW, in fact the advise extended to any european vehicles. Was informed that the best one could hope for would be a year before getting cat eff codes - from the near 100% response against aftermar... Trouble codes: P0430 (Cat Eff Below Threshold Bank 2).
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1991 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.2L gauge fuse VIN: 2GBHC39J2M
Thanks to all that responded to our request for help. We continued to check the circuit by disconnecting the items one at a time. This was time consuming because the short was intermittent and seem to happen only when cold. With this in mind we disconnected th...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W85
Hi, Sorry for the delay in responding to my request. Holidays. Everyone was very helpful with your responses. Turned out to be two problems. The vehcile was fixed with the pump change when it left here. On the way home to Reno the check engine light came on an... Trouble codes: P1221 (Fuel Pump Low Volts).
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCHK33R0X
turn out to be the ebcm was faulty replaced all lights out
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L pump shaft VIN: 1GNLEK13R6
Well Folks I really appreciate all the help & insight on this one and although we wasn't able to confirm a fix before the Christmas break(finished installing the new parts very late on 12/22/05 & took Friday & Monday off for the holidays,yeah a 4 day weekend,g...
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L trans shifting VIN: 1C3EJ56H9V
replaced ecu with used one and this solved the problem. no more trans issues and no more mil, thanx to everyone
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1993 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35Z4X
the customer did not want to go any further to check the problem out, cannot keep working for free. thanks to all who replyed. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305.
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 3B7KC23D5V
good afternoon to all and thanks for your information concering this truck.I also talk to a retired diesal mechanic, it seams if your are one some still drive them. he has a diesal vw and a diesal dodge truck 92, his version is a diesal tempature dosent get ve...
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMDU33X6S
well, thanks to all that helped. The next time I saw the vehicle I unplugged the brake booster and the noise was still there. I ruled out cam sensor with a stethascope.The noise would only occur at about half to three-quarter throttle and under a load. One rep...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTYR10COW
Hello, My friend was unable to repair the vehicle. He did check the connector underneath the drivers seat as was suggested by 2 of the 3 good folks who tried to help. His customer decided to live with the problem at least for the short term. Thanks again
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine VIN: 2FTZF1728W
well we are going for the intake customer knows he may be doing more but well see how it turns out thanks for all the input from all yall
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L steering gear VIN: 1FAFP53U0X
Thanks for all the replies! Unfortunately the customer did not want to repair the vehicle at this time. Most of my replies suggested a rack and pinion problem which is what I suggested to the customer.Apparently it draws air from the end seals.Also i was told ...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L No Start, Surge, hard start VIN: 2FMZA57421
Most replies said IAC problem. Unplugging IAC made no difference. Definately a cold problem. Park inside & no code P0340. Would start & run fine with code not present. Cam sensor ohmed & scoped good. The P0171 & P0174 I'm sure needed intake seals & bolts, but ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor error).
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1994 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L all shifts VIN: JHMEH6264R
First instincts were right; as most all of you indicated, the internal screen was plugging up. A little of the debris would fall off when the car was shut off, then plug up again a short time later. Most likely culprit for the debris would be a failing torque ...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: ILNHM87AX2
to helpfull members: the customer has not returned the vehicle do to his tight schedule. i received many different direction of a possible fix ranging from fuel injectors to coils. thank you for your time.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L brake booster VIN: WDBLK65G9X
Thanks to all that have replied. It appears that the brake light switch did fix this car, but on the second try. New one from world Pac would not repair. Got the OEM from MB and it looked slightly different and fixed the problem. Again thanks for the help.
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1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L low compression VIN: JN1CA21D35
Most of the replies were correct, the engine must have flooded and washed the cylinders down. We put the engine back together because we could not find any reason for the leak down in the cylinders other than what many of the replies also suggested, which was ...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Engine VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
Hello & Thank You to all the Techs that replied to my request. The problem was main timing chain tensioner was stuck. The chain was loose & rattling at the top guide. Dropped engine / trans, replaced all chains & tensioners.
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N4DL01DXY
Fellow techs said to check basics - fuel trim, fuel pressure, fuel and air filters, O2 sensors, exhaust back pressure before cat. converter, injector seating, engine timing. Car will go to shop equipped to further troubleshoot reported problem. Car does drive ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y11
Changed engine oil and problem has not been back. Thank You Trouble codes: 1140 (Intake timing sensor), 1110 (Intake valve timing control. IVTC system is disabled).
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1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT3VN66W6J
I am sorry to say, but customer has lost confidence in me and refuses to return. If I ever get vehicle back the first thing I will do is a leak down test. It was suggested that the valves were tight on number 6, I failed to mention that I had checked clearance...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Differential VIN: 2T1AEO4B2S
hello all, thanx for all the great response, however never did come to a conclusion of why it faid, just deciced to split the cost of a used one with the customer, customer was happy and so where we.did learn alot though through all the resonses that was givin
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L cooling system VIN: 4TAWN72NXT
I reversed the head gaskets when I installed them. The left side has a 1' hole the right side does not. Switching them stops the radiator coolant flow causing the truck to overheat in 15 minutes. The heat and temp gauge perform normally... As soon as I pulle...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L radiator VIN: JT2BG22K2W
Thanks for the all of your responses and Dan [...] Indiana. Even though we could not 100% identify a rupture in the cooler a radiator is alot cheaper than a transmission. The funk was just like a strawberry shake. We flushed the cooling system and then had the ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L long crank VIN: WVWPD63B7X
Let me begin by saying thank you to everyone who took the time to respond to my help request. After thoroughly reviewing all of the posts, I decided to start from scratch, retesting the fuel system, the coolant temp sensors, and lab scoping the crank sensor. A...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C9Y
Thanks for all the great responses to my problem with this beetle. the general reply was the mass airflow sensor. we replaced sensor and road tested the vehicle. the fuel trim long term was back to normal and the light has not come back on. vehicle has been in... Trouble codes: P1128.
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