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1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L engine VIN: 19UYA2251X
have one here that's running us in circles. we got this car in with a tapping/knocking noise in the engine that seems to be top end. we replaced the timing belt and water pump for maint. reasons and adjusted the valves in it to try and get rid of the tap. nois...
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1995 BMW M3 3.0L all gauges VIN: WBSBF9321S
If you were to drive this car for about 15 minutes you may noitice that all the gauges in the dash would drop out a couple of times. Sometime for just a moment, and sometimes for the whole drive time. I had noticed that you get a chime just as the gauges drop ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L exterior lighting VIN: WBADP6332X
Does any one have a schematic of the exterior lighting for this car? blinkers and brake lights to be exact. I would also like to know the location of the turn signal,flasher controller thanks for any help Mark
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1989 Buick Skylark Limited 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4ND54D0K
This Buick Skylark - 1989 with a 2.3L engine (Quad 4), came in today with the complaint of check engine lite on but runs good. It had no lite on when I got in it, and it does run very good. The codes I retrieved were code 41 (No ign. 1X ref pulses ) and code 2... Trouble codes: 41 (No ignition 1X Reference Pulses), 26 (Quad Driver Module failure)
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1982 Cadillac Seville 4.1L door locks VIN: 1G6AS6985C
It all started back in Aug 2005 my wife called the car wouldnt start..I drove to the office building parking lot & got it started with a jump from my car...I drove the Caddy back...and when I parked it all 4 door locks were clicking back & fourth and I could h...
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L alternator VIN: 1G6KY5491W
We recieved this car from another shop. They replaced the battery, and used an interstate oem replacement. Their customer took the car and the check charging system indicator came on and showed 16.2 volts charge, then it will drop back to an acceptable range. ...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L fuel gauge,battery light VIN: 1GYEK63N32
WHEN DRIVING VEHICHLE,THE GAS GAUGE LOOSES POWER, THE BATTERY LIGHT COMES ON,THE AIRBAG AND ABS LIGHTS COME ON, AND THE TRANS GEAR SELECTION LIGHT/BOX GOES OUT. STAYS OUT FOR A FEW SECONDS ,AND THEN RETURNS TO NORMAL. ANT ONE SEEN THIS TYPE OF BEHAVOIR BEFORE?...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEL19W9P
Car Came in as a no start. Scanner said coolant temp was -40c. We replaced the tempo sensor and the car started but idles rough especially when cold. We are getting code 32 "EGR error". The Egr valve looks new, and the customer confirmed it was replaced 3 mont... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR error)
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1994 Chevrolet Blazer 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GNEK18S2R
Ha all I hope to get some help on this one I am at my witts end as I do not work on many disels. Vehicle was brought to me as an interment no start (normaly first thing in the morning). When I first tried to scan the truck I had no check engine lights and no c...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Excessive RPMs VIN: 2GCEC19M6T
There are about 2500- 2700 Rpms when clutch pedal is released in any gear when driving over 7 MPH. If IAC or VSS is disconnected, the symptom disappears. PID readings are all normal on my MODIS scanner. No vacuum leaks are present. The shop that had it replace...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L starter and flexplate teeth VIN: 1GNEK13R8T
We have this 1996 Tahoe. A year ago it developed intermittant, hard starting problems. It was a slow, hard start. At times, it would buck against the starter. It has broken one starter and some starter bolts. This was when we replaced the crank position sensor...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L transmission VIN: 1GNEK13R3X
I hope someone can help me with this, condition happened all at once, fluid level and condition is good, no codes are stored and all scan data reads normal. Reverse is there but you need to press the accelerator quite abit to get truck to move, it feels as if ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z72
hello this 02 tahoe is a flex fuel truck ,it came to us running very rough and blowing black smoke . I pulled codes and it had the codes ,I posted up top 1,3 5 7 cyl mis all on bank 1 .We did a smoke test for intake leak none found , checked fuel pressure seem... Trouble codes: P0300, P0171, P0131
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2GCEK19T82
Hello While driving down the road this truck will intermittently cut out. When it does the rpm guage drops slightly, and abs light comes on and the check engine light turns on briefly. Each time it cuts out it sets the trans range code and the abs code. When... Trouble codes: P172, P0175 (Fuel trim bank 2 rich), P706, C0237 (Rear Wheel speel signal erratic)
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC52472
hi guys, i have had this little cavalier passed on to me buy my father.he has had to put several fuel pumps into it. the fuel filter has been changed with each pump and the pumps are after market units [not airtex from what i understand]. i started going aft...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start, hard start VIN: 2G1WH55K92
Car runs great after starting, has a extended crank time with a intermittent sputter & then will start.The air filter was original & choked up, I changed the fuel filter(some restriction but not clogged)& changed the spark plugs also. the first start after tun...
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2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Engine VIN: 2CNBJ13C82
Light engine knock noise when engine hot. Checked for lifter problems; lifters seem ok. Viewed TSB on belt tensioner; Replaced Tensioner. Did not solve problem. When engine is running and warmed up, noise goes away when belt tension released. Pryed on front cr...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZV62E55
I have an '03 Chevy Heay duty half with a 6.0 in it . Codes p0120a and p2135a. I have already reaired several wires at the throttle body connector. The problem is very intermitant. I am a former GM tech and have never replaced a throttle body with this problem... Trouble codes: 120A, 2135 (throttel position sensor 1and 2 correlation)
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1981 Dodge D150 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FD14E2B
I need some help from some old chrysler techs. This truck will not pass an idle emission test. Can't get HC below 500 ppm. Can adjust CO to wherever we want it. Engine idles rough, vacuum gauge bouncing between 15 to 17 inches. Exhaust smell burns the eyes. I ...
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1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB11X3T
Check engine light on intermittently, rear 02 sensor circuit high P0138,(02's tested ok & were replaced recently). Fuel pump was replaced also. Prior problem, we're getting second hand. More importantly driver stated engine dies at times- mostly on freeway. Wi... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 Sensor ckt high voltage - rear sensor)
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L cooling VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
This thing overheats!!! Customer replaced radiator, and thermostat installed new antifreeze, brought it to me because it still overheats, he wanted me to change waterpump which I did. I removed thermostat and properly bled the air out, off idle at 1200 rpm the...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2361Y
Customer was driving this truck and it just died. I check for fuel pressure for the lift pump and its at 10 psi. Check codes and got two codes at first in this order. P1689 and P1688. Cleared codes and the only one that comes back is P1688 Internal fuel inject... Trouble codes: 1688 (Internal injection pump failure)
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L VIN Number Tag VIN: 2B3HD46R61
I bought my wife a 2001 Intrepid a couple of years ago that had the air bags deployed. This requires replacing the dash panel due to passenger air bag deploying. Since the dealer was about $850.00 at the time and a good used dash was $100, I purchased a used d...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L 1st gear VIN: 3D7LU38C24
I have a 2005 Dodge 2500 4x4 w/ 48re trans, it has been bullydog chipped and exhaust 5", it runs really good,customer complains of slipping sensation, no power in first gear(overdrive position on selector) but in first gear manual it runs fine takes right off,...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X3R
after replaceing ign switch, continued with crank, no start diagnosis. symptom only occurs when vehicle cold. can get started after multiple attemps, continues to start and run until over night and cold - found spark ok,compression good. fuel pump running but ... Trouble codes: 543 (fp circuit open bat to eca), 211 (pip erratic), 542 (fuel pump ckt open eca to ground)
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L cruise VIN: 1FTEX14H6R
vechile came in no cruise control mitchells has a test procedure cruise inoperative followed info came up servo assembly do to the fact that all the inputs to the servo are good. speedo works and switches on steering wheel pass continuity checks. replaced serv...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L 2nd VIN: 1FTEE14YX5
customer had complaint of delay in gear and erractic shifting. we scanned and checked wiring,found and replaced corroded mlps and connector.then replaced solenoid body and connector,it was leaking through body and into connection. the delay and shifting proble...
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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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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Code 750 Shift Sol 1 VIN: 1FTDF1820V
We are not a Trans shop. Truck came in with mil on Code 750 SSA Shift sol A Reset 3 times Truck shifts great. Customer states it shifts funny then the light comes on. After that it runs great. Do these sols stick at times? After reset the truck may go a week ...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FEKF37GXV
Vehicle came in with check engine light on and codes stored in computer. I replaced Maf sensor but still had high short fuel trim numbers. Checked scanner and noticed when air PID changed to Atmosphere from upstream, that air was still going downstream to the ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1997 Ford Escort 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F1ALP15P1
Ok I hate to sayit but I need help on this one. From what I am seeing the vss goes through the pcm and then to the cluster. And that is how I have been testing the system. But when I talked to a tech line today they told me that the vss runs to the pcm and the... Trouble codes: P0500 (vss)
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6537W
car starts and idles fine, most of the time it runs smooth. Once and awhile from stop on slow acceleration engine will start bucking if you let of and get on gas will still buck if you leave foot on gas it just bucks. Nothing you can do to make it stop except ... Trouble codes: P1381
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X9W
Thanks in advance for reading this. This one keeps setting P0171. The freeze frame data shows LT TRIM B1% 19.5, also LT TRIM B2% 17.2. One week ago we replaced the upper intake o-rings and reset KAM at the same time, trims looked good then. The B2 trim is high... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1)
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L wot intake popping VIN: 1FMRU1767W
Experiencing "popping" in intake between 1/2 and full throttle ONLY WITH ENGINE SPEEDS ABOVE 4000 RPM. Very much sounds to me like valvetrain issue. Remember the popping a small-block Chevy would make when it had a flat cam? That's it, except only above 4000 R...
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1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L Radio VIN: 2FTPX28L6X
The radio turns on by itself after sitting. No exact time frame, just randomly. The radio does not go out when the doors are opened as it should. The power and grounds to the radio have been checked. Fuse #1 has power all the time as it should and fuses 20 and...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U3X
got this taurus that cuts off intermentily after hot. when it stops got no spark or injector pulse.when not running cant comunicate with computer. tried reman pcm and all the above listed.when running the only code is the famous egr flow code,funny thing is wh...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FMRU1769X
THIS TRUCKS SOMETIMES HAS A WIPER STROKE WITH WIPER SWITCH OFF. Checked gem codes and found multiple. 1323, 1428,1359,1318,1345,1446,1438 . cleared codes watched data on snap on scanner. wiper mod pos did not chagne right even when wipers worked properly. I ne...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
We have replaced the sensor and housing, checked the cam timing. Checked the ground resistance. The code went away for several months. Now its back. Customer says it sputters a little when cold, though I haven't seen it. The tech line said to unplug the DPFE l... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU72X2Y
Hopefully this is not a waste of yours or my time. This OHV 4.0 makes a click/clack type noise. It comes and goes and mostly at idle. Any ideas?? We have been all over the truck and really can not pinpoint a source. It is best heard standing at the front door ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNSW3111
I have a 7.3l diesel that intermittently, (once in 150 miles)it will losse pedal response, when it happened i was going about 40 mph straight ahead and at 1/4 throttle, then truck went to idle, and i went to WOT but no response until i fully let up, then every...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F62
i had this powerstroke come in the shop today that stalls all of a sudden. it seems not to stall at any paticular time. when it is running it runs good. but all of a sudden it dies. it will restart right after it dies. i checked for water in the fuel but doesn...
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1993 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L front differential VIN: 1GKFK16K6P
Thank you for any help provided. This GMC has a noise in the front differential. I believe it to be a grinding in the actuator gears. The noise comes and goes; it will usually do it whenever you take off from a stop, but may do it at any time. If you put the v...
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2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GKFK16T9Y
This vehicle has had intermittent PO300 random misfire for a couple weeks. Scanner shows #7 & #8 cylinders to be misfiring. Misfire can be felt occassionally for short periods. Have performed "related repair history" to try & correct this problem. Late last we... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300
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2004 GMC Savana Camper Special G3500 6.0L No Start VIN: U641135031
Hello everyone this van was towed to the shop next to use for no start. will start with ether pretty sure security proble van was stolen another shop installed ignition lock cylinder. my questions are how did they get it started when it was stolen? is there a ... Trouble codes: P631
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 SLE 6.6L front diff/t-case VIN: 1GTJK33124
On my initial road test I switched back and forth between 2WD and 4WD.Only once after turning a sharp corner did it feel like it stayed in 4WD after switching back to 2WD.Drove back to the shop put truck on hoist,ran in 4WD switched back and forth from 2WD to ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out
vehicle came in with check engine light, dtc p0172 (rich condition) I do not have a fuel pressure adaptor for this vehicle so i am unable to test the fuel pressure, but I did find the upstream oxygen sensor not working properly so I replaced it, also due to cu... Trouble codes: P0172
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Misfire, Lack of power VIN: HGEJ8244XL
This car came in originally with the #1 plug fouled. The spark plugs were changed, and the customer states that the miss had gone away. The car came back after a week, and now the #1 plug is fouled again, and after driving the vehicle, I found that it lacks al... Trouble codes: P1399 (Misfire code As per genisys. Nothing in alldata for this code on this make and model)
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L low beams, running lamps,and dash lamps VIN: JNKNG01D1R
here is the problem when you turn on the headlamps, the high beams come on. nothing else. no low beams, dash lamps, or running lamps. also unable to use dimmer. high beams are always on with switch on. have replaced the combo switch, and headlamp relay, with n...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01D71
Hi Group- this car cranks, sounds washed out- tries to fire occasionally. I can hear injectors clicking and smell fuel. I suspect a bad crank sensor and need some info- my Vantage gives no specs on my waveform- I have .52 VAC at crank sensor on cranking, and a...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT485XY
This vehicle has no communication with any control module. The DRB3 can get into the instrument cluster, but can do no function test. The same happens with the anti-theft module. When promting DRB3 to do 1850 module scan, no modules active on the bus is the re...
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Lean Condition VIN: 1LNHM97V32
Check engine lite on for several days. Checked codes: P0171 & P0174 (banks 1 and 2, system lean). Snap-On scanner confirmed extremely lean condition taking place. TSB 04-17-4 addresses these codes (and other codes) as relating to a vacuum leak. We have smoked ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Exhaust Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Exhaust Bank 2)
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L pats VIN: 1LNHM83WX3
this post for feedback only to determine if other techs are going through same issue as I am. just got a new 05 L series town w/ 5 miles on odo from ny which was a no start off the truck. i don't yet have cam upgrade from hickok so sent vehicle to ford dlr ( l...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J82
I am having difficulty repairing a p0171 reoccuring code and have limited info available to me. I have verified no air leaks,replaced maf sensor & air filter, not sure about fuel pressure specs, can someone please guide me on fuel pressure & regulator operatio... Trouble codes: P0171 (testing and results)
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1995 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM65L8S
ok guys the apprentice brought this one in for service light on and to the best of my knowlege it had codes for o2 not switching and not sure what other code, but now it has code 332. the apprentice changed the dpfe and the wire harness because the new dpfe di... Trouble codes: 332 (insufficient exhaust gas recirculation flow)
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation
I have been working on this car for awhile now. The problem is it surges at idle, hesitates when you try to accel at lower rpm at higher rpm it is better. The spark plugs tend to turn black. With the monitor hooked up the scan data showes the timing jumping ar...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L jump in &out in d VIN: 4A3AK54FXT
this trans when you shift to drive standing it goes in and out drive & neutral but if you shift to 1low manuel the trans goes find no slips and shifts manuel perfet and after you come to a stop you could leave it in drive d the trans works perfet, shift normal...
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AJ56G2V
hey guys i have a 97 glant runs rough when it runs . if you start it and do not touch the throttel it will ideal o.k. if you touch the throttel it dies. also with snap on modis coolant temp. iat some times reads o.k. and outher times reads -40 both.plugs were ... Trouble codes: P0505, P0100
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L monitors not set VIN: 4A3AJ56GXW
does anyone know how to get the readiness monitors to reset in the computer? this car came in for emission test and would not go through because all the monitors were not ready. no codes, no check eng lt on. have tried for 2 days to get to reset with no succes...
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: JN1EB31P5R
Customer was driving home from church about 45mph, then seemed to have no power. Slowed down to stop, gave it gas and discovered that it wouldn't shift beyond first gear. No "almost" shift, or slipping. Just a solid first gear and a solid reverse. I have servi...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Coolant inside engine VIN: JN1CA21D4S
Hello, We have a 95 Nissan Maxima with the V6 motor that has a timing chain. The problem with the engine is that a large amount of coolant has mixed with the oil in the crankcase. It looks like Frappuccino on the dipstick. The customer has no complaints of po...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L no oil pressure VIN: 1G6KY5297V
Thank you all who replied. Some of the replies were within an hour and helped to keep us thinking on a possible cause for the loss of oil pressure. We did reassemble the engine without replacing the oil pump and upon start up it did run with proper oil pressur...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, LOW POWER VIN: 2G1WN51T2M
I regret I have not been able to fix this car as of yet. The customer is reluctant to spend any more on this problem. I want to thank all the techs who took time to reply to my help request. I did replace the prom (there were 3 updates although none for this p...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions, High fuel pressure VIN: 1GNFK16K69
I really had a tough time deciding whether I should close this post with a 'Fix' or with a 'Summary.' Part of the problem is fixed and part isn't. I started a discussion on the high fuel pressure problem over on the TDF (...
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1996 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25W3T
I did find the ground that i was looking for,it was at the back of the head. the reason i was looking for it was because the van had multiple codes in it all leading me to a ground problem. then as im starting to dig into the wire harness it started to run rea...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Battery VIN: 2G1WN52M4T
i would like to thank all of you that has helped me. i will give you an update as to what i have done so far. some of you has told me to check the oil sending unit, that it might be oil soaked and will cause the fuel pump to run. oil sending unit is ok. some o...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3GNEK18R6V
Hi Again, The vehicle was finished for a few weeks now. Firstly the problem was the fuel pump, we don't have a GM dealership here and seeing that it was the holidays the couriers that i used were closed. I bought a carter fuel pump #74167 from the parts store ...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cuts out, no WOT VIN: 2G1WL52M9X
the problem was that when the tech that installed new fuel pump in vehicle kinked the pressure line when he installed. correct pressure incorrect volume. thanks all for your suggestions.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19V61
thank you all for the information, seems like after i shared the missfire correlation everybody seemed to know what was happenning, took the truck to the exhaust shop replaced b 1 cat. all is well power returned to normal. this was an interesting vehicle. agai... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire).
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1989 Dodge W150 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HM16Y6K
Bob and Dana [...] wasnt thinking about barometric press. thanks for the information. Thanks to everyone else who replied. I ended up relacing the pcm. Trouble codes: 52 (air/fuel mixture at limit rich), 37 (ptu solenoid open).
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1991 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L Electronic VIN: 1B3XC46R9M
Evening Techs Well this car finally left, here we go! After taking the advice to check the OD circut I strung a new wire with 2 new ends and guess what, OD code was still there??? So I put the used TCM on code went away! Now to review, I went down the flow c...
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1991 Dodge Stealth ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD54B7M
First the fix. We returned the replacement computer to our supplyer and they found a bad diode, repaired it and shot it right back to us. We plugged it in and the car started on the second compression stroke! Life is much sweeter now. Suggestions from you go...
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HG32N54
after new nvld installed pcm needed reflashed customer should have gone to dealer in first place as this was under warrentie Trouble codes: P0499.
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L2V
First off, thanks to everyone for their time and help. After two smoke tests nothing was found to be leaking in the intake or crankcase. Several suggestions were to follow the PCV hose to the back of the intake and inspect the elbow joint there. I was amazed t... Trouble codes: P00, 174 (System too lean bank2), P00, 171 (System too lean bank1).
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14CYW
Well, it turns out that this engine has been out before. In Alldata you can view connectors this proved to be extremely helpful. Under connector views and then MULTIPLE JUNCTION CONNECTOR I found that Ford ran the starter signal wire through the harness that h... Trouble codes: 320 (dist/cmp sensor circuit).
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L oil leak VIN: 1FTWF33FO2
hello again everyone, and thanks for all the replys, all of you's said to get a new O ring kit from the dealer to repair this, it was a plug in the high pressure oil pump, I'm told by some of you's that it makes between 500 and 3000 psi, so a proper o ring is ...
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1993 GMC K1500 Sierra 5.7L Rev/Drive engagement VIN: 1GTEK14K6P
Well everyone was right. Wrong pump! Replaced with non PWM pump and all is good. Sorry, stupid mistake. I appreciate all the replies. Thank you
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L steering VIN: 1GTEK14V21
Hello to all and thanks to all who replied to this post, Kevin,Patrick,Amin,Bud,Anthony,Alfred,Darren,William,Christ opher,David,John,George,Gerry,Kevin,Tom,and Chad. all your replies were helpfull. I tried locating the sensor on the colum, with no luck, maybe...
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2001 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L Steering VIN: JHMBB61591
Thanks guys for the tips, but the customer decided to go to dealer
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GRGN23U93
replaced cat after testing back pressure at forward o2 sensor truck runs good now also tested back pressure on left bank and found less than 1 psi thank sfor everyones help mark Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Low beams VIN: KMHDN45D82
I jumped the gun a little when I wrote in. The test light we used to test for power at the bulbs was inop. Both bulbs were burned out. I suspect possibly a voltage spike. The charge rate was at the top at 14.5 volts but was steady at the time. Thanks very much...
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1993 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start VIN: JNKCP0107P
Thanks for the replies The fix was not realy a fix but a correction of a mistake. when the motor was replaced the harness had to be all unhooked and rehooked to the new engine. well there is a couple of wire connectors that are the same and will plug into each...
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L no power assist at idle VIN: JNKAY21DXR
thanks for all the replies. we tried replaceing high presure hose and checking other hose for restrictions. checked fluid flow from reservoir. did not fix problem. sent car to dealer. will have to close this one with out a fix. hope to find what problem was fr...
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1992 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L flexplate VIN: JACDH58V77
thanx for all the help everyone hit the nail on the head with the engine dfowels being missing , we replaced the dowels and another flexplate problem solved!!!
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S41
I waited a few days to make sure of the repair and it worked out ok. The jeep needed to be tuned up. I guess the parameters for setting a misfire code on this are pretty wide. We also got a little more info from the customer when we told him of our diagnosis, ... Trouble codes: P0432 (front cat efficency).
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2001 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Misfire VIN: KNAFB16191
Thanks to all for help ! It turned out the new set of SP wires were defective allowing a leak. Suggestions included doing a running compression check, replace fuel pump, look for a vacuum leak and a secoundary problem, which it was. I guess the moral is, just ... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L no start after pcm r VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
well guys it is fixed. I did not personally fix it. The customer took the vehicle over the weekend and it ended up where I was going to take to get it programed. The fix was to drop the vehicle data from the old pcm into the new pcm only they had to get it fro... Trouble codes: 1603 (unregistered immoblizer CODE).
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Hesitation, bad studder/hesi VIN: JA3XE7402M
Thanks to all who helped the problem was related to the driver circuit for injectors the custamer refused the pcm repair at this time so I am unable to complete the repair Thanks again Kyle ADM automotive boulder co
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1981 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1CZ04S5B
Thanks for all the help. I found out from most of you that the temp sensor is in the head and has nothing to [...] with coolant. I replaced the cylinder head temp sensor and all is good. I also replaced the connector just to be safe. Thanks again. Don
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L trunk release VIN: 1G3GR62C5V
Thank you to those who replied I found a wire corroded and broken at the fuel door release fuse which is located in a fuse box under the rear seat. Repaired the wire and all is fine now.
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L oil leak VIN: 1G8JU52F31
thanks too all that replied. special thanks to brian from wisconsin &ross from ontario.vehicle returned today to recheck.found oil leking again (back of head) and noticed hairline crack in rear of cyl. head just below valvecover.boy was i fooled.all along thou...
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6352X
Well after scratching our head for a while we decided to take the advice of Dan, and Rich from Oregon, and check the valve timing...low and behold it was off a tooth. The shop that did the head gaskets must have got it wrong as the belt looked good. We put a n... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L fuel injection VIN: JT3HT05J7Y
THanks to all once again! Cleaned the throttle body real good and car seems to be fixed.
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Air Filter VIN: 6JAPAN2163
Hi. Thanks to every one.I have installed a k&n air filter.Fuel economy was excellent before 11.50L/100km after installed the k&n and a tornado 9.95L/100km. Thanks again for every one's valuable time. Prasanna.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
We have concluded that this vehicle will have to go to the dealer for repairs or a euro qualified shop. Thanks for all the quick responses. Trouble codes: P1543 (throttle actuator valve signal low).
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C62
Thank you for all your help. The consensus was that the instrument cluster was bad, and that it would have to be sent to the dealer (120 miles) to have the keys recoded. Thanks to Fred [...] for clarifying how the data flows first into the cluster and then t... Trouble codes: P1650, P1649, P1636, P1570.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L power windows VIN: 3VWSP29M73
Thanks for all the tips & info. The customer has not been back yet - travelling salesman. Most responses said to check the driver's door latch and/or control module (part of power window motor assembly). To check the driver's door latch, use the Vag-Com, addre...
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