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1997 Acura CL 3.0L abs light on VIN: 19UYA2258V
HI Y'ALL ! I need some help with Acura that has abs light on. Car has been well maintained. Customer came in with light on. As stated ran test that shows abs code 1, pump runs too long. I don't have any experience on this system. Am looking for some input on ...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWT28N91
I have a 2001 Audi TT with cel light on for p1287 boost control solenoid. We replaced the solenoid afer testing it and it stuck closed. Solenoid always work now but cel light alway come on afer three tese drive. Trouble codes: P1287
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L computer VIN: WBAHD6313N
thanks in advance customer had car towed in with dash saying trans program. customer stated that when he was backing up the car jurked.when the car got here i took it for a test drive and at first it seemed to be ok. i then went to back up and it felt like i h...
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L Wipers VIN: WBACB4317N
Hi. I have in my care a very early production e36 that has more than it's share of aftermarket accessories. The wipers malfunction. Hi speed operation is normal. There is no low speed opeation. There is no washer or washer wipe function. When one wipe is comma...
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire
I have replaced spark plugs--still have miss fire on #4 tried new wire and new coil. scoped the wire secondary pattern is way different than the ones firing good..Question is can the ign module cause a miss fire under load but fire good at idle? it really sou... Trouble codes: #4
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1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L pass key fault VIN: 1G6DW52P8T
ok guys another nut to crack.should be easy, but i cannot find all the components that need to be tested.this caddy came in for a no start and the battery was dead so i told the apprentice to put a new one in it.he did.now i don't know if this was doing this b...
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1988 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1AW51W6H
Hello team ! A good 2006 to all, we started whith this strange case car has a rich mixture in idlle, we have tested all the components whith no result, we have suplied gas from an independent gas pump and problem remains the same, what we donīt understand is w...
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1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Power locks VIN: 3G1JC5146R
I have a customer with this Cavalier and his auto lock feature all of a sudden stopped unlocking the doors after an ignition cycle. I've seen hundreds of these where this system was not working properly, but this is the first guy to actually want it fixed! I h...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L cooling system VIN: 2G1FP22S6S
Cutomer brought this vehicle to us for coolant in oil cond. we performed all nornal tests, pressure test, chem. block test, ect found no problems, other than coolant in oil. So we removed upper intake and valve covers for a looksee, nothing. install pressure t...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14XOT
This S-10 has been misfiring since the guy has bought the truck with 50,000 mi. 3yrs ago. He has had it to many shops. When I started to look at it the truck would misfire on rainy days only. Look at the cap and rotor they were pretty corroded so we replaced t... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L column lock VIN: 1G1YY32G1W
The battery went dead on this vehicle from sitting for a few months. We had it towed into the shop to recharge the battery, and replace the supercharger belt which had broken due to a bad water pump. We also replace the water pump. The problem is since reassem...
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L tcc pwm VIN: 1GCGC29RXW
code 1860 (tcc pwm ckt ),Truck runs good , will go into lockup 0 - 10 slip, will stay engaged for miles, as soon as it comes out of lockup DTC sets , PCM won't enable lockup again untill codes cleared, Thanks in advance for your time. note : flash at another s...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L fuel gauge, VIN: 1G1DM19W71
Problem is very intermitten, I have tested communication wires and checked scanner movies looking for any specific data change. The transmission does leave stops in third gear at times, however this too is intermitten. The ENG/TRANS codes are p0740 - TCC solen...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L oiling VIN: 1GCHK24U11
hello got a nether problem here checked oil pressure 60psi hot, engine has very little oil coming out of pushrods this thing is rattaling badly. looked at old head gaskets 2 the new ones there wasnt any difference. ordered all parts direct from g.m. also looke...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1G15H12F03
This Cavalier has a temp gauge that reads too high all the time. When the key is first turned on the temp gauge reads at aprox 170 deg., the scanner said 55 deg and the infrared said 57 deg at the coolant temp sender. The coolant temp sender seems to be workin...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Tow/Haul Mode VIN: 123F122986
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L speedometer VIN: 1GCMK23234
we have had several truck come in different year and different mileages, when the customer is driving the speedometer goes to 120 miles per hour. we have driven these trucks and never had it act up on us.
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L abs,hvac,trans VIN: 2C3HD56F7R
Car ran fine and after sitting for 2 weeks, battery was dead. After jumping, all gearshift quadrant lamps were on,abs and trac control lamps on,heater goes to defrost on high fan speed, radio stays on with key off. Trans will not shift also. There are no engin...
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1995 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2C3HC46FIS
Hey chrysler techs I need some help. The trans will not go into reverse and will not go into overdrive. Chk codes and found 36 and 52. Cleared codes and drove. Codes came back. I beleive this is a mechanical problem, but I'm not sure. Any help would be appreci...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL45H1W
car runs bad at times, seems like timing retards so bad that it pops and backfires,then it will run ok for a few min, if you try to drive it, give it gas and it boogs out but if you stay in it car will come back and run good fuel pressure is good, exhaust is n... Trouble codes: P1391, P0300, P0402
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Starter VIN: 2B4GP44R5T
Hello Everyone, I have a 1996 Dodge Grand Caravan Se. The vehicle at times will not crank. Also at times the vehicle cranks but all power to the dash is lost eg. no gauges, idiot lights, etc. We had this vehicle towed to our shop 2 times and one time it start...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L frnt brakes VIN: 2B4GP4434V
Hello from Texas. I have this van that the customer brought in about a month ago and claming that the frt brakes were locking up at spontaneous times. We drove it and had no luck in getting the problem to re-occure. Customer took the van and we did not see it ...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L no upshift VIN: 1B4HS28YXW
Help!!! We rebuilt this 42RE about 7,000 miles ago. Worked beautiful the whole time until it was towed in last week w/ a wiped out front pump bushing and leaking fluid out of the front. Tore trans down and found burnt direct and FWD clutches and steels. Replac...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7HC16X3Y
this is my brothers truck and he lives in another state he called and said when he sets cruise temp gauge shows hotand only when cruise is set turn off cruise and gauge returns to normal i have never had a problem like this any help would greatly be appreciate...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3HD56U6Y
extremely hard to duplicate has happened once in about 50 attempts. But when it did no gauges on dash no power at all it seemed
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L 1 AND R 1-2 shift VIN: 2B4GP44352
Vehicle slips and transmission "clunks" after sitting. A relearning process causes the problem to go away. The vehicle will work fine for several days the after sitting it will repeat the problem. After it is driven a short distance the problem goes away. It h...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Right Side Parking Lights VIN: WD2PD44445
Hello all, I have a strange one here. The passenger side parking lights (front and rear) stay on when the switch and the vehicle is off. I tried pulling the fuse for the right side lights (fuse 1) and disconnected the multi-function switch at the column. The l...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L 4x4 low side VIN: 1FTCR15X5P
This ranger will not go into low side of transfer case. It will shift into high side. when you push the low side button nothing happens.it does not flash the light and you cannot hear the relay click.i tryed plugging in a new shift motor whith the same result....
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32X3R
Fellow techs This vehicle has a recurring code P0332. The problem is I can never get the signal return voltage to go over .8 volts. The egr valve is opening and all passages are clear. I have removed the reference tubes and they are clear as well. This vehicle... Trouble codes: P0332 (EGR flow insufficient)
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5148T
hello i have a 96 windstar gl that is throwing 2 codes consistently c1165 rr whl sensor input ckt failure,c1175 lr same thing ,we have gone threw the test every time it brings me to check for a related concern,check for properly installed aftermarket electrica...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Misfire
Hello. My customer originally came to me a year ago for a check engine light problem. I traced this to the ECU not energizing an oxygen sensor heater and told him he needed a new ECU, which he declined at that time. He called me three days ago and said he had... Trouble codes: P0352
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU176XW
hello friends : please help me w this one,the vehicle came w the code p1127 refering to not enough temp on exhaust wich is a data that tthe computer concludes from some other information as the temperature sensors and time of being the engine runing.not lot of... Trouble codes: 1127 (not enough temperature on exhaust)
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cooling system VIN: 2FMZA5140X
hi: i'm getting 48 ppm hc in cooling system. i have been told lower intake could cause this. how can i tell if it is head gaskets or lower intake gasket?
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5223Y
hi everyone, i need some help with this ford...here's the story...came into shop in the late spring. mil was on, slight rough idle too. scanner showed a p0303 (misfire on #3). i diagnosed this as a bad spark plug. replaced plugs and wires and filters.cleared ... Trouble codes: P0303
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2002 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L keyless entry VIN: 1FMU41S52E
Ford technicians we need help on this one-replaced battery on this truck about 4 months ago-sinec then customer says keyless entry keyboard will not open door locks-performed reprogram of keyless entry-wtill won't operate.scanned rem\fem for codes-none stored....
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK14W8T
vehicle displays engine random misfire for codes, as well as a couple of t.p.s codes,scope checked vehicle as well a scanned system .Whenever the vehcle is started and accelerated it will misfire just off of idle,and a misfire code will initiate,according to b... Trouble codes: P0012, P1122 (t.p.s circuit open or shorted), P0300 (random engine misfire)
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2004 GMC w5500 6.5L Parking lights VIN: JKXW654X44
Looking for help with wiring Dig. This ig a G.M.C inport my MITCH only has G3500.
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1989 Honda CRX Si 1.6L engine control VIN: JHMED9364K
i wanted to see if anyone could fax a factory engine control wiring diagram to us thanks for any help. fax # [...]
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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Unknown VIN: JHMCA553XK
Hi everyone... so get a load of this one: 89 accord towed in, clutch not releasing..? when put into 1st gear wheels turn, but press brake pedal (with or without clutch pedal depressed) and engine stalls, as if the engine and transmission are always connected (...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L vents VIN: SAJDA01C0Y
To all you great techs and soon to be great techs. we have this jag in and the original complaint was no heat, and no response from servo. we relaced the servo and now have operation of temp selection. goes hot to cold normally on the driver's side, but, stay...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1JCMT7893J
My Data PC is down and I'm at a lack of info. The scanner always reads TPS 16% and .66 volts KOEO. The switch shows Partial instead of closed. I've disconnect the batt and get the same readings right away. Unplugged with 0.0volts I get a 0% / closed reading. O... Trouble codes: 55555 (No code readout with MT2500)
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L battery VIN: JT6HF10U8Y
car has repeated dead battery condition (every 3-4months)never found any kind of draw until today. in underhood fuse block , shunt labeled d.c.c. when you remove it , drain goes away .cant,t identify what this is or what it controls. any help would be greatly ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDB1240281
Hi everybody, i have this E280 W124 chassis that came to my shop with fake injection system used i think from bmw 86 model, anyway i changed a new engine control module, new air mass sensor and new engine wiring harness, now the car starts fine but the idle is... Trouble codes: 022 (ca/ea signals emergency running)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L no kickdown, stack shift VIN: WDBGA433E9
hey guys, I need advise on this one. customer brought this one in with a stack shift, no kickdown when driving at any speed, cold or warm. had also a slight harsh engaugement.Also It doesn't feel like lock engauges in high gear. no codes stored. this is not t...
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1987 Mercury Tracer 1.6L No Start VIN: LFABT1077H
Even IATN lists the VIN as Fuel Injection but the car is CARBURETED !! It is a Canada only car and not in Mitchel. The closest wiring diagram is from 1986 Mazda 323. Tracer is only listed 1985 and earlier and after 1988 but my production date is 06/1986. I hav...
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1994 Mercury Tracer LTS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3MARM1488R
Help, we have a tracer with a bad vibration in steering wheel only at a stop with vehicle in drive. We had a similar problem with a mazda 626 (same set up) which we never resolved. On the mazda all the engine mounts were replaced. We replaced one mount on the ...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA3AM54JOS
cyl 3&6 no spark ,no ground pulse to power transistor to fire coil from the computer.checked all powers and grounds to computer (all good) replaced the computer 3 times ,still there .disconnected all the wires from the computer not needed to make signal (all s...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Radio VIN: JA4MT31H81
Hello, I need radio code for this vehicle. The customer has lost the number and my local Mitsubishi dealer has not returned my calls. The radio is part # [...]. Thanks in advance.
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L headlights VIN: 1N1HZ14S6G
hello everyone, car has no low beams and left headlight will stay up or maybe not come up. i checked archives and found similar complaint about beams with a combo switch as cure. will the switch also affect the up and down? car is the owners baby. thanks in ad...
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1RZ24H7P
after replacement of 6 injectors, cushions, seals etc car has no cold start idle kick up. this vehicle has 2 idle control motors. one is located at rear of left intake plenum, other is located adjacent. this unit looks to me like every other cold start auxilli...
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1995 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Daytime running lights VIN: 1GNDX03E6Y
The DRL lights are not operating properly. One stays on while the other is dim. Removal of the high beam bulb turns on the other dim drl light. replaced drl module with new one and still same problem. Seems to be short to ground but cannot seem to find. HELP!
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y81
Good morning Nissan techs.I have a 01 pathfinder with a very intermittent problem.Last week it came in with 2 codes .P0305 and p1320.The customer stated that the check engine light flashed for a while and then stopped.When it got here it was not misfiring anym... Trouble codes: P0305 (misfire cyl 5), P1320 (no primary ign signal to ecm)
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L expansion block VIN: 2P4GP44GXW
troubleshot sys, previously had dye added. found several locations with leaks. replaced compressor,rec/drier,expansion block, evaporator, condensor. sys. vacumm'd down well, serviced, pressures appeared normal, shut down and reselected air on and blew freon fr...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T6X
hello-this grand am with a quad motor was towed in-you crank it over and if it starts it backfires thru the intake and misses-code in the computer is p0300-plugs are wet-coil boots are burned-so we thought this would be slam dunk- two new coil packs with boot ...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDX03E4Y
Replaced gas cap( Cheap CYA ) , canister purge and vent solenoid, customer drove car through 2 drive cycles and code (p0440) is back. Check over visualy for leaks, while checking, pulled lines at canister and noticed raw fuel coming from canister at small line... Trouble codes: P0440
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L fill fluid VIN: 5GZCZ33D23
How (or where) does one FILL the transmission fluid on this vehicle? AllData says to check fluid level at specific temps (as displayed in scan data), #1 fill trans fluid until JUST starts dripping out of the "fluid fill lower tube", #2 put plug back in and add...
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1981 Volkswagen Rabbit (Truck) 1.6L No Start, Hesitation, lots of smoke VIN: 1V1KG0171B
Looking for VW diesel tech's, which i am not,help would be very much appreciated, we have a good customer that has this secondary vehicle that brought it in for a no start when cold. We found bad glow plugs, replaced them and now it starts but not very good, l...
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1994 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L abs VIN: WVWEF4503R
Car came in with no power assist. We can't locate the relays or controll module for the abs system. I have the factory manual which indicate that they like other VW's above the fuse / relay plate above drivers feet. Fuse's and standard relays are present but n...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Stall
Here is another problem child in my shop.A local tow company brought this jetta into the shop for a no run. They are putting the car in a auction. I have Spark and injection pulse. Fuel pressure looks good 45-50 psi.I can tell the car is flooding out but i don...
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 20th Anniversary 1.8L hydrolics or Pressure plate VIN: 9BWKE61J53
After engine swap the clutch pressure feels good but won't disengage. We bled the clutch hydrolic system manually and with a pressure bleeder. The clutch still won't disengage.
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1993 Buick Century Special 3.3L High cold idle VIN: 1G4AG54N4P
Appreciate the info, customer hasn't returned yet to let us take it farther. Steve
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WB55K41
We replaced the fuel pressure regulator. Found it leaking when the engine was shut off. Would only leak slightly when the engine was running. Has been fine ever since and has been starting better than ever.
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1993 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L line pressure VIN: 1GCGC24K9N
Thanks to everybody who took the time to help. Several of you said there is a shift kit to address issues like these so thats what we tried and I am sure we have a fix.The kit is from SONNAX called the sure cure part# SC-4L80E. www.sonnax.com
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1996 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GBJG31K6T
Thank you for all the help. We tried flushing the brake fluid. Changing to Gm brake shoes, springs etc, but to no avail. The problem still occured. We hooked the lab scope up to the three wheel speed sensor inputs. The two front waveforms looked terrible, but ...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cd player VIN: 2GCEK19RGW
thanks to all for input, I am telling customer to replace cd player with aftermarket if they want it fixed. thanks again.
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L heater core VIN: 2CNBJ13C7Y
Well Its has been two weeks since I posted this and I had gotton some great replies. First let me say that the car has no aftermarket radios,cell phones, remote start etc. I had also been installing AC Delco heater cores. The heater core also had corrosion at ...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L all shifts VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
Well we replaced the TCM again, and so far the vehicle has been gone a couple of weeks with no return... yet. After covering all the bases and reading the replies about numerous bad TCM's, we tried TCM #3. I hope Mopar figures out what the problem is with thes...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L fuel leak VIN: 8CRW701239
Thanks to all who responded. I was being a little too cautious w/regards to the fuel line issue. Took the braided hose section apart to find thin wall hose encased in the braid. Using R9 FI style hose w/fuel inj hose clamps I formed lines w/brake line to clamp...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23X0S
Wow, what a response! The majority of the responses pointed towards the harness @ power distrubition centre. It was corroded just where the replies indicated. After repairing the harness the truck fired right up again. Thanks to all who replied. Lorne, Bob, To...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Code 750 Shift Sol 1 VIN: 1FTDF1820V
All 3 responses were correct. Thanks for the vote of confidence. The shift sols did the trick. They have been in now for several hundred miles with no mil! I tested the old ones in the truck and out. They just never failed. The plunger must just hang up once...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L Un-requested downshift VIN: 2FMZA51U2W
We drove this one for two weeks (most of those drives with a computer hooked up) and never reproduced the complaint. The majority of replies suggested the range sensor (MLPS) or the speed sensor (VSS) and or the connectors for these sensors. Additionally there...
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1998 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: HYU8765443
thanks one and all the problem was the fuel pump as every body suggested. thanks again happy new year
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1982 Honda Accord LX 1.8L Alternator, Regulator VIN: JHMSZ5339C
Thanks so much for everyone who replied. I got to thinking about the red/white wire that got so hot when I applied battery voltage to it and I knew it obviously had to be going almost straight to ground because of how hot it got. So I went here to iATN and rea...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG1654W
found the vehicle to have a large amount of water in the fuel after finding out she had just fueled up before the problem surfaced. emptied tank and refilled with fresh fuel no further issues thanks
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cooling System VIN: 4S2CK58V5T
Thanks to all that replaied. It was the o-ring at the back of the pipe that runs under the lower intake. It wouldn't leak for us, but after looking under the pipe with a mirror we could see evidence of having leaked before.
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cylinder head, valves VIN: 4S2CM58W7W
Well, a lot of you guys nailed it. I can join the club of been there done that wont't happen again! Some suggestions were for oil pressure and lifters (not applicable on this), but a lot of them were for the pre-loading of the cam shaft drive gear(two-piece). ...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Got a few replies on this one. Consensus is that the IAC is the culprit although it hasn't malfunctioned again since it was in the shop. If it continues to give problems I will in fact replace the IAC and post a comment to this message. Thanks to those who tri...
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A92
Thank you group, This vehicle is fixed. Problem is Map/Boost sensor Mazda Part no. : BP4W-18-211 List price $199.95 USD. Ouch !!! That is a little sensor mount on the top of Air Filter housing with 2 phillip screws and 1 vacuum hose coming out from the bottom ... Trouble codes: P0107 (MAP/Baro Cicuit low input).
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
Thanks for all the help. This ML has been fix. The problem was in the fuel system. I pulled the fuel rail and cleaned it out. I didn't find much contamination as I thought I would, The injector screens were fairly clean, after that I decided to empty out the t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engine
determined that a combination of rad pressure cap and timing cover gasket have caused the leak..as for smoke coming out of cyl, i have no clue why..but it does not happen anymore and compression wet/dry is good as other cylinders. it's down the road and workin...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
Thanks for all the good info on this vehicle, changed upper & lower intake gaskets & all is well with the little couger Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1994 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: JN1EB31P5R
6 out of 7 of the generous replies pointed to the nylon sprocket/gear on the end of the governor shaft. As Steven [...] also took the time to guide me right ...
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1992 Saturn SL1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G8ZH5497N
Thanks for all the replys. Found the intake gasket leaking very slightly around cyl 1 and 2. Not enough to make a difference in the way it runs... but O2 volts change pretty quick to .9 volts. Customer does not want to change gasket at this point. Not sure if ...
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1997 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L rear differential VIN: JF1GC4351V
First of all, thank you to everybody that replied! Daniel [...] and WWalker were right on. I did however have a few other issues along the way. I inserted the FWD fuse and it did not disengage the FWD. Customer did not want to repair that at this time. So the...
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L cyl head VIN: JF1SF6559W
double checked everything that was done, reassembled per mod just like the first time, everything went fine. thanks for every ones help. got alot of replies for the left cylinder head, which if done improperlly will bend valves. this was not the case. we are t...
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1986 Toyota Corolla Sport GTS 1.6L RR caliper, rotor VIN: JT2AE88S7G
Some suggestions were to check wheel bearings( which I did after removing pads on both sides and comparing sounds), check brake hose( I took it off and could straighten it out and see through it). I did bleed the caliper on that side just for grins. The fluid ...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C91
Thanks to all that replied. After checking the glow plug harness I can see why the code can be intermitent. The cust took the car and doesn't want to spend the money. I did get to pull the intake tube off and the intake is almost completely plugged with carbon... Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug circuit).
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L fuel pump VIN: YV1VS2553Y
Update on this car. I found out it had been hit in the left side. There was a backfeed on the power wire to the pump. Thanks for taking the time again to look at this and help I guess this was one of those not so normal cases. Sometimes when you go back to the...
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