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1996 Audi A6 2.8L brake pedal
ok guys...car comes in with RR brake hose split & since the others were the same condition all hoses were replaced..now have very low pedal initally but once pumped 2 or 3 times pedal seems great.Tried pressure bleeding but no difference. Replaced master,bled ...
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1997 Audi A8 3.7L Limp home VIN: WAUAF84D7V
This one came to us with brand-new TCU in luggege compartment.We installed it and coded according to coding table from ElsaWin for US model with 3.7L (AEW), 01V (CJZ)trans,Front-wheel drive: 00004.But TCU does NOT accept this code.TCU accepts only 00000 and 00...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ride control VIN: WAUYP64B11
This vehicle has auto ride height control and can manually be controled. The highest ride height setting will only operate at speeds below 20 mph. The lowest setting is auto controled above 75 mph. The vehicle will vibrate at freeway speeds when the ride contr...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L wipers VIN: WBADE62060
Hi, I have this bmw and the rain sensor does not work. When I click the wiper on to position one they start working continoulsy. I checked the relay in the fuse box and i can not fault them. I scan the car on the launch scan tool no faults found. I beleave the...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAGJ8328W
vehicle was towed in it has a major coolant leak under the intake plenum(comes out as fast as you pour it in) im just wondering if there is a common item i need to look for as i work mostly on asian imports im pulling the intake tomorrow anyhoo thanks in advan...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L cylinders VIN: WBABN334X2
Ok BMW guys, I have a 02 325CI that the customer was driving when it died. Customer had it towed in. Tried to start, car tried to crank but it was like it was vapor locked. Pulled plugs and found to be soaked with oil. Found major amounts of oil in all cylinde...
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1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KY5298R
customer request: time for tune up... no problems or complaints mentioned for needing tune up before bringing vehicle in shop... no problems with idle quality or performance while driving... removed covers for ignition wires along intake.. found a lot of carb...
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1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
hello guys long day on this car with little results car was towed in would turn over but not start first two times i tried after i got it in the shop i could hold the key switch and it would stay running till i let go but i think it was just by chance because ... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor high), 34 (map sensor low), 44
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L high idle VIN: 1GCEK19MXT
Customer complaint of high idle after warmed up, it does it, after warmed up, acts like it is sticking after you accelerate to above 2000rpm it will stay there untill you load the engine without throttle input then it will idle down to 759-800rpm, and be fine ...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3G1JF12T7T
Vechile came from another shop. customer was in collision and had new computer, flashed but jobber parts also ignition was done plugs and boots coil pac and ignition module. Also customer has had 4 o2 sensors installed and vehicle still not running right. Car ...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L horn VIN: 1G1JF52T4W
were is the horn relay location?
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1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GCGC24R6X
We have a Les Schwab truck with a crank no start problem at times (once a month) and codes p1626 and p1631 stored in the computer. They are asking us to disconnect the Anti Theft system so they can fix it at a later date. I have never disconnected one of these...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 4th gear VIN: 2GCEC19T4X
We have a 1999 Chevy C1500 Pickup with a 5.3L V8. History: Trans was rebuilt by other trans shop 8 months ago(13000 miles ago). Came to our shop with no 2nd or 4th. Trans had a burned band, Reverse input drum surface, & burned overrun clutches. We rebuilt the...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transfer cas VIN: 1GNDT13W1X
Blazer came in with 4X4 in locked 4x4 position. service 4wd light on. has code C0232 transfer case lock circuit low. Hooked up Snap on scanner to actuator test. did some testing and hear relays by kick panel working. went to move it out of shop and its now in ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L steering rack? VIN: 1GCEK19T9Y
This truck has asqueal that sounds just like abelt squeal. Replaced both belts, has a seperate ac belt, checked pulley alinement and could not feel anything wrong.A week later squeal came back, replaced belts again, with amajor brand name, still noisy, but ver...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEC14W1Y
thanks everybody for your help.i got this truck that came in with an engine misfire #2cyl.miss more in idle in gear.driving the truck engine miss is less.i have replace complete dist.,ign.rotorb & dist.cap.have check spark plug,injector pulse,injector,ign.wire...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L convertor VIN: 1GLHK29GX1
The truck came in with no gears but rev. Could not drive. Did a pressure test and all the pressures where good. Replaced c1,c2,c3,c4 fritions and steels. c1 was bad. c2 and c3 had some hot spots on the steels. Had the convertor rebuilt, no magor damage but rep...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19X12
Hi, thanks in advance for any help. This Astro was towed in with a crank no start. We have fuel pressure, injector pulse, spark, good compression, crank reference...we are at a loss, there are no codes with our OTC or our snap on scanners. We do have a flash r...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13ZX2
Hi everyone! We have a customer with a flex fuel vehicle that turns on the mil lamp about every couple days. in testing we noticed barometric pressure is reading low, we think in turn leaning out the vehicle??? we are having a hard time finding out what sensor...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L driver information center VIN: 2GTEC19T93
Hi gang-We just replaced this IPC (rebuilt unit) and noticed that now the Driver Information Center does not function. When you first start it the message center gives odometer reading and also shows 'Driver 2' then 'Change Engine Oil' but none of the steering...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Electronic power steering VIN: 1G1ZT528X4
Hello fellow techs, Have a problem with this car's electronically assisted power steering. Every once in a while, it will completely stop providing power assist. Vehicle stays running, and there are no other symptoms. If you shut the engine off, wait 30 second...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4C3AU52N4T
When car was first brought in it would not idle, then customer mentioned he also had a coolant leak . Found water pump leaking, Recommended water pump and timing belt customer said fix it. after filling cooling system to test it car start and idled near perfec...
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1994 Dodge B350 5.9L Misfire VIN: 2B5WB35Z6R
this van came in with a missing problem. i pulled all of the spark plugs out and checked all of them. the spark plug in the #1 hole look to be running lean. i put the noid light on all of the inj.connectors and all seem to be pulsing good. i replaced the injec...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No start VIN: 1B7FL22P2W
this truck you can push it and pop the clutch and will run fine.When you turn the key the engine will crank over for about a second then stop. And if you hold it in the start position it will crank for a second then stop and do it again. I can jump the starter...
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1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Extended crank VIN: 1B3ES42C9X
I need help finding correct cam sensor. The one off the car has an indentation to receive the rear of the cam shaft and the one from aftermarket or dealer is flat. The dealer tells me that the cam has shifted. I fine this hard to belive since the car runs grea...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L 3-4 shift VIN: 1B4HS28Y3X
Vehicle brought in with MIL on & trans in limp mode. Starts off in 2nd, but will shift to 3rd. No 4th or lock up. Scan: code P0753 ( trans 3-4 solinoid / trans relay circuits )checked all - found bad solinoid. Replace with new, new filter, Fill, add Lubegard, ...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Cruise Control VIN: 1FTEF15N8M
We have come across an inoperative cruise control on a 1991 Ford F150 with a 5.0 Liter and automatic transmission. The cruise does not set or engage at all. Initial testing indicated a problem with the module (no signal coming out to servo). We replaced the m...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14X9R
Hey everybody, Any help on this one would be very appreciated. This pick up after a 10 minute hot soak sometimes will not start but if it does it will misfire on multiple cylinders. It doesn't appear to be flooding and if it does start it has spark and fuel p...
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1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP67L6S
hi, ford guys i need help i do not work on ford. a friend of mind car came in to shop on the hook. Start car up car have a misfire so he told me he need a tune up so i do a tune up when start up car still misfire hook up scan tool i got 2 codes 216 & 543 #6 sa... Trouble codes: 216 (PCM detected coil 2 primary circuit failure EI), 543 (Fuel pump secondary circuit failure)
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Incomplete Monitors VIN: 1FTCR14A7T
Vehicle came in for Smog, failed due to incomplete monitors. The EGR monitor ran, but...Catalst, O2 sensor, and O2 sensor heater will not run. We are talking about 600+ miles under normal driving conditions. the truck has no MIL, or drivabilty issues,...actual...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1728V
Customer had towed to shop and said it quit like you turned the key off and would not restart. We have normal fuel pressure, good spark, good compression at 180 psi.every cylinder, injectors are firing the noid light good bright steady flash.cleaned plugs they...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18L5X
Thank you in advance for helping me solve this no start. This truck came in on the hook as a cranks no start. Checked fuel pressure 42 psi. KOEO. Checked for spark, none present. Coil power is present but the PCM doesn't seem to be removing it to create spark....
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L clutch
Replaced all clutch componets with NEW just 2 months ago for same reason (slipping)and none of the componets were terrible looking I just figured a week plate. Customer call to let me know it is slipping and hopeing to baby it along untill he`s back home (he`s...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: IFMZU67E81
Hi fello techs: I have this vehicle that came to the shop, the transmission changes good ,but when you select drive 2 0r 1 the vehicle hesitates then after a while will have drive,change normal and everything ,reverse is perfect ,i hpoe someone out there has ...
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1998 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L water pump VIN: 1GTFG15W4W
Hello gentleman, You know when you want to ask for help but you're almost embarrassed to...Well consider me humbled. I've got the above listed vehicle that I can't keep a water pump on it with out leaking (as in pouring ) out the rt side gasket area of the wa...
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1999 GMC K2500 Suburban 7.4L Valve Lifters VIN: 3GKGK26JXX
Hi All, 1st Off: Thanks so much for taking the time to look & possibly help.. The problem is that this truck has rocker arm /lifter noise(Bank 1).(Oil pressure to spec seem good) Took off Bank 1 valve cover to find that 2 rocker are not oiling. (5&7 Ex) Pull...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6676X
hi ,this car coming to my shop three time ,and same code p1457.we almost replace all solenoil and sensor for evap system.only fuel tank not replace.replace fuel cap too.this car is (ulev-vtec).when code coming,the engine condition is rpm-2758.veh speed-43(mph)... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap leak canister system)
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHFU45DX1
Hello Group: I am looking for help with this vehicle from any Hyundai Tech. I was given this car after another garage tried to fix it. It came in from the wholsaler with a complaint of MIL light on and running rough. It also had the srs light on in the dash an... Trouble codes: P1191, P1193, P1607
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L removing transmission VIN: KMHHN65D03
are there any tech,s that have done a clutch on one of these. I am haveing no luck getting the transmission out. It seems to be held up by something that won't allow the input shaft to slide out of the release bearing I have looked at the replacement pressure ...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31AXY
Hello and thanks, Car keeps setting a lean code on the rear bank and I cannot find vacuum leak or see the problem in the O2s. I replaced the upstream sensor upon seeing that it acted sluggish until rpms reached 2000 or so then it would become more normal so in... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean)
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X6X
ok, book says the purge solenoid will open, and that will trigger "the evap purge vacuum switch will open when vacuum increases to greater than 5 inches of vacuum". The pcm monitors the pruge vacuum switch signal to determine if the evaporative emission contor... Trouble codes: P1441
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W4Y
The vehicle was in for timing belt replacement .We replaced the belt and when finished the vehicle would not rev up past 2000 rpms Codes P1275 & P1280 will not erase. Also our scan tool (modis) will flash on and off like it is loosing communication. We have al... Trouble codes: 1275 (APS 1 Curcuit fault), 1280 (APS 2 Curcuit Fault)
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNX27425
need help on this one jag techs out there: this jag has a miss / hesitation during idle / partial load. other than nthat the car revs fine. I was able to scan the car with generic obd and found only one code for: egr valve. knowing that usually cause trouble t...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D7Y
hello everybody a friend brought me this car for internal engine noise. removed right bank valve cover found secondary timing chain broken. replaced all chains and tensioners. started the car and found a check engine light on with cam sensor codes 340 and 341 ... Trouble codes: 340 (cmp sensor circuit malfunction bank 1), 341 (cmp sensor circuit malfunction bank 2)
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1989 Jeep Comanche 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J7FJ26L0K
this vehicle will die usally hot on a decel after driven 30 plus miles. the one time we got it to die during testing showed no spark
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4J68S4WL
this vehicle came in with a bad pull under hard braking. We Replaced Front pads, rotors, cailpers, and hoses to try to fix problem. we checked operation of rear drum brakes and everything seems to be working fine. this vehicle does not have abs and does not pu...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Radiator VIN: 1J4GW58N9X
Replaced radiator about a month ago, factory unit. Other radiators were replaced elsewhere. Always starts leaking from core tubes left upper area. Again is leaking from same place. Have flushed system thoroughly. Have block checked system, ok. Radiator is moun...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N4Y
Customer stated check engine light came on. I Scanned Vehicle and retrieved trouble codes.Code History Reveals codes were stored 16 key cycles ago.I performed necessary checks and looked for shorts and loose connections,none found. Cleared codes tried to dupli... Trouble codes: P202, P0207, P121
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW58N91
customer has brought car in twice for cranks no start problem - we have never duplicated problem. customer states that if car sits for two to three days it will crank long then starts and dies, if you keep foot on gas will stay running till let of then will di...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTJHF10U61
When in Gear The Car Vibrates the steering wheel, base idle speed is ok and AC Idle up is ok. Any Ideas? (motor mount?) Thank You for any input
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1993 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM83W6P
this vehicle has a check engine light coming on solid. no codes when scanned. cleared codes & light will go out immediately
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Remote Door Loc VIN: WDBJF55F1V
Remote door locks dont work at drivers door.Tried new battery in remote and it didn't matter.You used to be able to open by pointing remote at rear view mirror and that doesnt work either.Can system be scanned? Dont have any info on how this system works.
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L front diff VIN: 4M2DU86E22
When this vehicle came in, the diff was virtually empty. All fluid was dispersed under the entire vehicle. We couldn't drive it, so we replaced the affected seals and reassembled the vehicle. We roadtested the vehicle and all felt good. Mild hub bearing noise ...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L SRS Light ON VIN: JA3AM84J55
Hi guys, I need your help on this one. Some body tried to still this car causing the thumbler to break. Mi customer says that after he let the socksmith to repair the thumbler ( removal of the airbag was nesessary) the SRS light came on. I would like to know h...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starter, ring gear VIN: 1N4BU31D8R
Hey Nissan guys! I got this Altima in with a complaint of noise when cranking. The customer tells me he was getting a grinding noise when cranking, so he replaced the starter with a Napa reman. unit. He says the noise is a little worse with the reman. starter....
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D11
I hope someone can help have a sentra here with mil on all the time erase code comes right back on.Idles great run good until around 70-90km if you kick it down there is no power almost feels like exhaust restriction i am a toyota tech and have no resoures on ... Trouble codes: P1490, P0446, P1130
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1990 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GH3N54C6L
Hi guys, This one is strange. Once its warmed up and the system is in closed loop, if you tap the brakes the engine will stumble or even die. It will also do it in open loop but just once. It does it ever time in closed loop. Can't find a vacuum leak anywhere... Trouble codes: 41 (Cam sensor)
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser 3.1L a/c clutch VIN: 1G3AJ85M1R
hello people; this car came to me with a noisey a/c clutch. i put a new clutch on and it seemed to be fine. the customer came to pick it up and said the a/c was not working. i brought the car back in our shop and after the car warms up the a/c clitch will kick...
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L abs light-traction light- battery light on intermi VIN: 1GHDX03E7W
abs light and traction light come on intermittenly battery light comes less frequently transmission will not shift correctly when lights on- traction control affects it?? battery voltage was at 18.3 volts on scanner one time test voltage at abs relay- 14.4 at ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L noise VIN: 1G3NL52T7Y
this alero is driving me and my tecks nuts. has a pop noise when steering wheel cut hard to left. have replaced a arm. upper strut mount left side, tighten all eng/trans mounts. i fill like a outer cv joint and/or bearing and hub is defective. any replies help...
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1997 Acura CL 2.2L wipers VIN: 19UYA1259V
Thanks to all that replied the switch was in fact the problem it appears it was shorted internally a new switch fixed the problem $110.00 Canadian, not bad for Acura Eh!. Thanks to Gregory [...] and all the others...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L air bag light on VIN: WBADD6323V
Thanks guys, 2/3 replies suggested to check for moisture under the drivers seat carpet. Sure enough when we removed the seat and carpet, it was a fish tank under there and we had to find 'Nemo'. It was under the sea. Replace the sensor and clean the fish tank ...
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1987 Buick Century Custom 2.5L engine VIN: 1G4AH51R5H
Removed the rocker arms and checked the pushrods and found the blockage in the push rods .Cleaned pushrods out and got oil pressure .
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1GCEK19K3S
Thanks for all the responses. I am going to go with Jim from Texas. This truck needs more fuel. But customer is going to put original TBI engine back in truck at this time. I would have to dis agree with some of you that say pump pressure should double dead he...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L no-crank VIN: 2G1WW12M8S
Well it turned out to be a defective module from dealership! Here goes! I had good resistance readings from ignition keys @ steering column & module, also while CRANKING! Next I triple checked power & ground wire = ok. You need 5 volts from PCM to module (dk b...
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L to much fuel/misfire VIN: 1GBKC34N2S
Gentlemen thank you for all input.Me and the customer agree to disagree with the problem. We replace one injector,pressure reg,o2 sensor,customer put in new ac delco plugs,napa wires took off exhaust to eliminate cat, didn't help. I drove vehicle same amount o...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WN52X75
Thank you to the the six that replyed to my post. I replyed to most but if I didn't respond to yours please forgive me. This car is running and customer will pick up this afternoon. As most of you allready know from my update, this engine wouldn't turn over be...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L ABS modual VIN: 1G1JF52T4T
Thanks To all who offered help. I suspect that those of you who suggested a master cylinder issue are likely correct. This is the recommendation I am going to pass on to the cars owner. At this time the car has not returned. I will update this further if the c...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Oil pan VIN: 1GCCS1949V
The easiest way was to pull the transmission. Thanks for all the suggestions (the rear main was dry). You have to remove the oil pump before you can get the pan to come out.
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1998 Chevrolet Van G2500 6.5L Fuel Solenoid Driver
Thanks to all who responded. I did not fix this truck myself. I got a lot of good responces and was what I asked for. The responce from James [...]'Dell worked the best. For all that don't know, GM has a Special Policy Bulletin No. 00064F that puts the injection p...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L o2 moniter will not VIN: 1GCEG15W0X
Thanks to all for all the input. Lots of replys on this one. This was at a buddy's shop, so I didn't see the truck or talk to the customer til this Sat. FIX was the thermostat and was held open just a crack by part of the o ring that they use for sealing it. T...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Rad VIN: 2G1WF55EOY
Well thank you to all who sent their thoughts and ideas. From the start I believed that it was going to be a lower intake gasket, but without the blanent visual aids you normally get, I wanted to make sure. I did get a few good ideas on how to check things. Se...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC29181
I have a Friend that works for GM that showed me a bulletin on the fuel line from the filter that kinks and causes a restriction, I have replaced line and it appears to have repaired the problem Trouble codes: P0093.
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J61
well guys,this lady has an extended warranty and never brought the car back,ive talked to her and chevy did atop engine cleaning and changed out all her gas.still at chevy and still not starting.she says she would ove to bring it back so i can check it but she...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1G15H12F03
Thanks to all who replied. The fix for this was replace the BCM. Glen from Ontario and Carl from Ohio both had the answer. Carl pointed out that the cluster gets its info from the BCM and the temp gauge will default to 160 if comunication is lost. Thanks again...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L stays in m2 VIN: 2C3HD56F1T
Obtained wiring diagrams from local transmission shop to locate wires from the TCM to the sylenoid body plug,located on the top of the transmission. Traced wires to perform continuity test on the wires that went from TCM to the transmission only. The low rever...
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1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2C3HH46T8V
thank you all for the replys the last time I looked at the car I had pulled the cam sensor out to see if I can see anything wrong with the timing chain did not see anything wrong with the chain but did notice that the cam sensor looked as if it was not fully s...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY78G24
cruiser fixed-valve job took care of problem.sidenote-this job was a nightmare. i did not have good info for the 04 model and removing and reinstalling the timing belt was horrible-the tensioner is behind the motor mount.labor time for the timing belt is 2.5 h... Trouble codes: P0302 (2 misfire).
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTDF15N8M
E.V.R. solenoid. Now I'm getting over 4.5hg (was barely 1.5hg)at EGR valve during KOER test. For good measure, filed down the the (white) EVP to .4v at rest. All is well. AD and MOD state 1.5hg+ ok. N0T. 2x that is more like it. The EVR had to been almost comp...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L O/D, 3rd, 2nd VIN: 1FALP6248R
All replies received pointed in the direction of the MLP sensor. I haven't had time to actually do the repair but after further testing, I'm sure they are right. Sorry I haven't got more for you but I didn't want to leave the post open too long. Thanks to all ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L interior lights
sticking door switch removed and lubed. most replies sugested sticking switches and were very helpful
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L No Start VIN: 2FTZA54U9W
hello thanks to all who helped we cleaned the grounds in front of the battery also installed a new negative cable.we have not heard anything from the customer. this one was weird it only did it a couple of times i wish i had more info.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSW31F4X
I got good information from everyone, I rechecked the glow plug system and also compared it to another truck in the shop, everything looked good. I bit the bullet and pulled all 8 glow plugs, installed ford plugs and a relay, vehicle started and ran great. I f...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine VIN: 1FTZF1721X
Thanks for the responses. Transmission shop says it was the torque converter. I'm pretty sure it was the main bearing in the front of the trans like a few of you said, but they wanted to do a full rebuild. Pan magnet was flowered out full. rebuilt trans, no mo...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Transceiver VIN: 1FMYU60EYU
Thanks to everyone who responded. All of you were right: we had a tech program 2 keys and all works great! Thanks again for your help
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L flush VIN: 1FMDU74E3Y
Thanks for all the input everyone. After wasting hours on this vehicle I have decided not to flush Explorers in the future:)
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTRX18W51
Ok, the fix was finally to replace #4 ign coil! For those who suggested a coil or coils may be corrupting the PCM we believe this may be correct. We had several codes for circuit faults, primary and secondary. Only one random misfire code. Cleared codes, and m... Trouble codes: P0357, P0358, P0320, P0300.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58S52
Well, its fixed, by trading it in on a Toyota. Customer is fed up. We had one more brief shot at the car, we can only get this car for 1-2 hours per day, typical soccer mom type person, very hectic schedule with her kids. Thanks again to Tony, Robby, Rodney, S...
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1993 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GDCT18Z6D
Only receved 3 repllies they did not help as we had covered the ares allready. Customer took car and has not returned as of yet, sorry for the late post.I will post an update when fixed.
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2001 GMC C3500 HD 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3GDKC34F41
Hi Guys.this truck is fixed,we put in new thermostats{2} and new coolant temperature sensor,the customer has tried it every day for a week and it has been good,thanks to all who responded,cheers John Trouble codes: P0126.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on, GAS ODOR VIN: 1HGCG1640W
Well sorry to say customer has not been back in yet. Several did offer helpful info. Would like to check vech one suggested to check inlet hose to gas tank. Others suggested the evap sensors. Well thanks again if cust returns will update. Trouble codes: P1456 (Evap leak tank sys).
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L no symptons VIN: 2HGEJ6671X
Most of the replies I received told me to check the keep alive circuit to the PCM which i did and it was OK.What I did was to have the customer drive the vehicle til the monitors had run (which I verified) and he got his inspection sticker no problem. I would ...
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2002 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16802
Well here is what you have all been wating for, the ECM was the problem, it must of been a coincedance that the ECM failed after the customer drove her vehicle after the work was performed. The ECM was under Hondas warranty, so good for everyone ,, .
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L starter, ignition switch
had some good replies on this one, suspects are switch, relay and starter, and aftermarket equipment, trying it in gear after looking at a diag seems to rule out the switch and relay, so when it's time to take it out of storrage this spring i'll be taking a lo...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM86SXY
not many replies, thanx to those that did. ran multiple electrical tests, everything showed ok except for prndl switch. there is a software issue on this car, showing incorrect info regarding gear position for this car on the scanner. do not get fooled by that...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 4LGAB54E8W
Everyone said that I really needed a factory/enhanced scan tool to fix this vehicle. Based on the information I am pretty sure it was the rpm sensors however could not be sure without seeing what the computer was reading. Had customer send to a shop that has a...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J82
Thank you to everyone who responded with their assistance! There seemed to be some confusion as to what type of fuel pressure regulator this vehicle was equipped with, vacuum or electronic? I was able to determine that it was in fact electronic and working pro... Trouble codes: P0171 (testing and results).
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1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Cylinder Head VIN: 1MELM6530V
I'm finally back! Thanks guys, I really appreciate all the replies and good advice. The problem was the lifters being pumped up which kept the valves opened slightly. We had to leave the vehicle outside for a spell due to other pressing matters. When we we...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L Cylinder Head VIN: 4A3AC34G8Y
The second time we removed cylinder head, we had it pressure tested again (ok), had cylinder head resurfaced for first time even though it looked good with a straight-edge and it did not appear to be warped(machine shop took off .003), we also replaced thermos...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L starter VIN: 1G3GR62C7S
THANK YOU TECHY'S...I found the purple wire going to the starter it was going in on the passengers side into through the valley. there was power to the purple wire but the starter would not turn. told customer starter had failed. there was anti-free in the val...
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