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1991 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JH4DB1665M
cannot put into base timing by jumping timing connector. reference voltage is 5 volts everywhere except timing connector which is 2.5 volts. It is spliced off of the 5 volt reference, yet I don't know if this is supposed to be the correct voltage. the timing i...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGC84A6V
Hi Group: This A6 keeps repeating the codes p1411 & p1423 - secondary air restricted flow B1, B2 - I am confident after testing that solenoid, valves & vacuum is/are OK - problem appears (and this is the question) to be restrictions in exhaust passages at mani... Trouble codes: 1411 (secondary air flow), 1423 (secondary air flow)
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZL64B7Y
Greetings to all this audi was bought to me by another repair shop to try to fix a multitude of codes.The car was purchased from a jeep dealer the customer brought it back because the check engine light had come on.The dealer gave it to a local shop to repair ... Trouble codes: P0159
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L temp guage VIN: WBAHD5322R
Hello Bimmer techs. We have a customer that states his BMW 5 series while driving down the highway will swing from normal to cold and remain there. We have installed a thermostat. This seemed to work but the problem is intermittent. Is it possibly a guage faul...
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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABE5321S
This thing came in as a basket case but I have it down to one issue. Now it starts for about three seconds when stone cold after sitting, then it will sputter and try but not run. Scope of ign. secondary shows loss of spark, fire line low, spark line slopes of...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L starter VIN: 1G4HP52K7W
Car came in with a crank (noisy, replaced starter) no start condition and a recommendation from another shop needed intake manifold. Verified manifold replaced same- and other listed items. Car was running well. Put in detail shop, and now wont crank. We have ...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54K91
This car came in a while back with this same code AND a check gas cap message on the DIC. Well, it's back. Again I have done the trouble tree. Smoked the Evap system. Done the purge/seal test. THIS PARTICULAR CAR DOES NOT SUPPORT THE SERVICE BAY TEST ON THE... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap Leak)
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L information center VIN: 3G5DB03E32
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L stop,tail,and turn signal lights VIN: 1G6CD53B5N
We're working on a 92 cadillac deville for another shop. After having a transmission installed the customer stated his turn signals were acting funny. Customer took the car to a shop to figure out the problem. They could't find the problem and brought the car ...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L rear knuckle upper bushing VIN: 1G6KD52B6S
This Cadillac is FWD. The rear knuckle upper bushings are worn out. According to the mfg. they are not servicable. To replace these bushings you replace the knuckle. The knuckle is about a $1,000.00 retail. All for the sake of a $25.00 bushing. These bushings ...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52Y6V
Hello we have this cadillac that has extended cranking after sitting over night.After engine starts it acts like it is flooded.Checked fuel presure regulator for leakage by installing a clear hose and vacum pump ok.Checked fuel presure cranking 44psi.koeo 47ps...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Rear suspension VIN: 1G6KF5490W
I have today a Caddilac that has an intermittent lurch or shudder that appears to be coming from the rear suspension. Customer states it will jump to the side. I have been unable to duplicate and many other shops have tried alignments and tires. The ride level...
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1990 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCGK34N4L
NEED HELP!!! OK. . . LONG story short, this vehicle has ALWAYS had a bit of a rough idle and sometimes would want to stumble/stall out. . .mostly when cold. Vehicle is a fleet use vehicle and we have put countless hours into this thing over the years in an ef...
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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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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L temp gauge showed hot and heat indicator light cam VIN: 2G1WW12M6S
customer complaine dvehicle overheated . she was told that the cooling fans were the problem. they work fine for me [#1 comes on at 222 degrees snd #2 comes on at 235 degrees.the question i have has there been a bulletin concerning ecm temp senders [2 wire] be...
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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B1B684P1T
help! car runs great until closed loop, as soon as this happens right bank run rich imediately. fouls out plugs in seconds not with raw fuel just black, loads up o2 sensors with soot to the point of plugging them up. i have put in 4 sets of plugss and 2 sets o... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple miss fire), P0154 (insufficient activity b2 s1), P1653 (oil level light circuit)
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Cuts out, fire leaves VIN: 3GNFK16R0V
This Suburban was bought at car sale with bad trans. The trans was replaced with AC Delco Reman. The Trans works fine but on decel at about 1300 to 1350 rpm It fills like the fire leave for just a second. This can also be also be done on the floor if you load ...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC124XV
Hey GM Tech's. I have this 1997 cavalier that doesn't want to go away. Vehicle origionally came in for a raw fuel smell or fuel leak. Upon checking, found #2 injector wiring connector with fuel coming out of it. Thought would be an easy Fix. Installed new fue... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L anti theft system VIN: 1GDF5244V7
hello gm techs hope you can help me with this one, have a cavalier that will start and then stall. vats system shuting down the injectors . setting code 1629 theft deterrant loss of cranking signal.have replaced ecm, ipc control panel ignition lock cylinder, s...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 1-2 shift, 2-3 shift VIN: 1GCEK19R3W
hello everyone, vehicle came in shop with no reverse and noise in transmission. all other functions normal, no codes. we replaced transmission with jasper unit. worked good for 75 miles then torque converter clutch started engaging as soon as vehicle would sta...
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L no start VIN: 1GNDX03E9X
I have seen many replys on key lock cyl., ignition switchs, but could not find any thing real clear has to how to test these codes and what really fixed what code. The car would not start for a whole day, so he had it towed in today and I go out to push it in ...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L heater VIN: 2G1WW12M6X
I think I know the answer this riddle, but I would appreciate any other input. Vehicle in question has had a no heat complaint for several weeks. Customer has changed out the water pump and thermostat. Brought to us, I feel one side of heater hose hot, other s...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGC33R5Y
THIS IS A NEW LONG BLOCK WITH MISFIRE,FUEL TRIM, AND TIMMING ISSUES. CORRECTED THE TIMMING ISSUES BY REPLACING THE CMP, REMOVING THE DISTIBUTOR AND SETTING THE TIMING TO TDC, ADJUSTING THE CAMSHAFT RETARD OFFSET TO 0 DEGREES AND PERFORMING A CRANK SHAFT POS. R... Trouble codes: P0172 (ft rich b1)
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDL19W3Y
Hey guys, any help on this is appreciated. This van has been in several times before with the same code. The first time I cleaned the passage and replaced the EGR valve. The next few times I just cleared the code and did a visual inspection (once there was a c... Trouble codes: 404 (EGR open position performance)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14T81
Truck came in with code P0140 changed b1s2 o2 sensor. came back soon after with codes as above. Checked cat converter for pluged Clean and Clear, could not find vacuum leak at intake with carb clean. Plugs all look good. Missfire monitor 1,3,5,7. Sometimes idl... Trouble codes: P0131 (b1s1 low voltage), P0140 (b1s2 low activity), P0151 (b2s1 low voltage), P0300 (multiple missfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L Cuts out VIN: 3GNGK23G32
Hello Techs I hope you had a better day than myself. We have this 8100 engine came in with crank sensor code. We thought no big deal, the last one we put in was stuck but with prying, twisting, turning, and plenty of penatrating oil it finally came out. This ...
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1989 Chrysler LeBaron 2.5L Surge, Stall VIN: 1C3XJ41K6K
starts then stalls only on cold start. when starting idles up to about 1800 rpms, slowly comes down to 1000 rpm then dies. watching the injector just before stalling, fuel is cut off and back on then iac is fully opened trying to idle up but still dies. fuel p...
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KLATA5260Y
Hey there, I'm hoping that there is someone out there that is familiar with these Daewoos. I can not find any info at all on this thing and I believe the company no longer exists. This car will suddenly stall out. When it does almost the whole electrical sys...
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1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L battery VIN: 1B3EJ46X3T
Hello Group Hoping a well versed Chrysler Tech can help me.I have a 96 Stratus that has a .68 amp drain on battery.If i remove fuse # 5 in inst.panel fuse block also labeled(interior lamps/mem)drain goes away.even if i wait for an hour the drain is still ther...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54R81
this van came in on a wrecker, it died at hyway speed. it cranks fine, no codes found, cam and crank signal is good, injectors are firing. i have checked powers and ground all is fine. i can not get or find signal at coil pack with lab scope. the auto shut dow...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Torque Conv lockup VIN: 1B7KC2362W
Hi Guys This customer I see every year when he visits Mexico, from BC, Canada. We change engine oil etc. He tows a trailer, and this time after arriving, the transmission has started to act up. The Torque Converter Clutch will lock and unlock constantly when t...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on, Won't run above idle VIN: 3B7KF2367X
Need some help from you Cummins experts. Only done basic maintenance on these engines, until now... Truck belongs to a friend of mine, drove it to the shop this a.m. to do an oil change, trans flush and state inspection. Didn't make it to the shop. Stalled abo... Trouble codes: 252 (undocumented), P0251, P1693
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3HD46R31
this car was brought into the shop for and oil change and brake job. all was well untill driving car out of shop. the car started and stalled four or five times and then wouldn't do anything. all the dash lights come on and everything seems normal it will cran...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L p/s pump VIN: 1B4GP45381
hi guys i have seen the other postings on this problem we have put two p/s pumps on and the noise is the same . we tried the tsb extended the p/s return line no diff,we used mopar +4 we vacuum bled the system no diff,we dissconected the ign coil pack and crank...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L column VIN: 3D7HU18Z52
cLICKING NOISE IN UPPER STEERING COLUMN WHEN SURINING WHEEL. REMOVED MULTIFUNCTION SWITCH, CLOCK SPRING, IGNITION SWITCH. STILL HAS NOISE. LUBED UPPER BEARINGS, STILL HAS NOISE. ARE THERE ANY KNOWN PROBLEMS WITH STEERING COLUMN NOISES AND WHAT HAS BEEN THE FIX...
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L brake system VIN: 1D4HS38N83
Hello, I have a problem here with this Durango, I have replaced front brakes, calipers and rotors, bled brake system and ABS systme, still pedal goes to the floor. Replaced brake master cylinder and rebled, still pedal goes to the floor. Checked for codes or s...
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1993 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FDLF47GXP
tuned this vech 3 months ago. came back in for no start. found very flooded. changed oil and plugs again. ran fine but had over fuel smell. restarted next morn. inside shop. ok. put out side overnite no start. good spark. overfuel? can get to run if coil wire ...
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1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L abs VIN: 2FNDA514XS
This van come in last fall with the abs lite on, a scan indicated left rear wheel sensor,which was replaced and back out the door. The next week the customer informed me the van was acting up again...this time that the brake pedal was (in his terms) "rattling"...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L heater core failure VIN: 1FTDX1769V
hello guys. realy need some help . ive put 3 heater cores in this truck, and can not figure out what is causing failure. cores are rotting out in less than 3 months . if anyone has any ideas i will take them.
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L compressor VIN: 2FMZA5245Y
Vehicle arrived with leaking compressor. It was very obvious so compressor was replaced. Vehicle came back 3 weeks later with same problem. Evac and charge was performed. Compressor worked fine for half hour. Then all of a sudden BOOM r134a everywhere. The pre...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17292
Customer came in just wanting a maintenance tune-up, with a complaint of a possible wire breaking down. Installed a new set of plugs and test drove. After this, vehicle had a misfire, which was confirmed with the scanner. pulled the plugs out on cyls 4, 5, and... Trouble codes: P0300, P00, 304 (misfire cyl 4), P0305, P0306
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1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L steering VIN: 3GNFK16R5X
problem occurs at low and medium speeds,almost like power steering cuts out at times,any help would be great,thanx blas(mill rd.)
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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Engine VIN: 1HGCA5533J
Greetings all -- Probably a strange one here. Good spark and compression (for 230K mi). Was poor starting, crank good, but now it's starting very hard indeed, most times not at all. It'll start very briefly and stall, then just cranks. Once in a while you catc...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CM58W5X
Hi guys, I have this 1998 passport in shop. Came in with loss of coolant, found crack in head right rear. Replaced that head had other machined. Putting everything together and car will not start. Actually started for about 30 seconds and then died. It had sev...
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L Charging VIN: KMHJF21M8W
alt will charge normal for about 20 mins, then it would stop charging.Replaced alt with napa rebuild unit same thing.When you tap on alt you can get it to stop and restart charging.Replaced B pos terminal same results. All wires at alt look tight and clean. Vo...
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L idles too high VIN: 4S2CY58V7P
I don't have the test noid that the manuel says you need I loaned it out to someone and never got it back. It does have voltage It moves when you put the old one where it is normally installed in and plug the new one in you can feel the pulse in it.When you dr...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Power steering VIN: 4S2DM58W8Y
Hi, We did a full tune, timing belt job, etc.. on the vehicle. When the tech went on the final test drive he noticed it has no p/s assist at idle. If you rev the engine up then the assist comes back. We never drained or disconnected any p/s lines when doing th...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01CXY
please some help Jag techs out there: this s type came in with a trans fault light on. we were only able to scan it with generic obd: and found one code: p095 pressure control solenoid "C". also the car won't shift to 4th gear. we serviced the trans, and dropp...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ign fuse VIN: 1J4GZ5854W
jeep was towed into the shop with a blown ignition fuse in the power distribution box,i replaced fuse pulled vehicle inside then shut it off for about half an hour.wentto restart later and blew this fuse as soon as key was turned on! it then blew this same fus...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SALJY1242T
runs fine when its cold , but when it warms up looses power ,misfires, bucks ,jerks, under heavy load,but ok under light accel,tps check ok crank sensor checks ok, when symptoms occur spark and fuel normal, exhaust backpressure normal, has a lucas maf not a bo... Trouble codes: P300, P1313, P0340
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L radio and blower fan VIN: JT8BH28FXV
Blower fan only works on low speed and radio volume is very low (as though it is in mute). Customer stated that both concerns happen at the same time and up until recently were intermitten.Found some information leading to wire harness problems in the trunk an...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 4F2CUC9131
This Mazda will without fail every morning start up poorly. It will give the initial rpm flair like a normal engine, then when it comes back down to where it should idle it starts to surge and vary the rpm about 400 to 500 rpm. If you put it in gear it will su...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA28D7N
This engine hesitates on accell. Prior visit was able to get pulse codes from DLC, this visit, key on engine off, on off ratio85%, No current at the EHA(should be 20MA!!)and ECM will not communicate either using the on board blink light or using the pulse coun...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on
Hello Mercedes techs, I have a 99 c230 kompressor in the shop with code p0450 evap pressure sensor fault. Mitchell shows very little info on this code. I notice that the sensor is mounted on the fuel pump assy, but does this car have two sending units? also th... Trouble codes: P0450
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3YAK44Y5
Towed in as a no start. Found carcon fouled, changed plugs and engine started. MIL on, scan tested and extracted code P1294-see service manual. Code book and alldata indicated failed idle control motor. Inspection and test indicated bad motor, replaced with th... Trouble codes: P1294
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1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM44H6W
hi. stuck with this vehicle by bad luck.vehicle died on road and would not restart.was towed to our shop where it started with no problem.veh. was dirven and died again.now will not start at all.cannot communicate with pcm with either drb. or snapon scanners.v...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L speedometer VIN: 4A3AA46G91
Speedometer dont operate.Check engine light on.CODE:P0500.Clear code and drive test,speedometer dont operate.Test speed sensor-ok,wiring-ok.Even try replace sensor and cluster.Same problem.Car came from body shop.Is it any resets needs to be done???
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1982 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L fuel system VIN: JN1CZ04S6C
I havn't got to the car yet,the guy called me to see what i'm gonna do.Some of you guys mentioned if i put factory air flow meter & injectors.The answer is no,i told the mechanic to put the factory parts,but he wants to be sure if that will fix the problem.I'm...
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1JNGH42AC2
Hello fellow techs, We have been seeing a bunch of fairly late model Altimas with a #4 cylinder misfire due to a leaking intake manifold gasket at the cylinder head. I've done 2 myself, and I think it's one of the most miserable jobs I've ever seen. The local... Trouble codes: P0304
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L anti theft VIN: 1N4DL01D11
does any one have a pin location diagram for the anti theft controler? mitchell has the pins listed but no location diagram. the door locks sometimes un lock on thir own and now the horn is burnt out because the alarm activated so much i think i have a door se...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAFB3340Y
Wow thanks to all of the fast replies. After looking even closer at below the intake I found the plate leaking. But there also is a plate on the back of the motor that can leak so we will try the valley plate first, if the customer brings it back next week lik...
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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L steering VIN: WBAEV53433
i DO APOLOGIZE FOR NOT POSTING SOONER. We had employee problems and I am now the only tech in a four bay shop and I got busy... I didnt really repair it.It had a warranty recall on the rack so the customer took it to the dealer. I haven't heard back yet than...
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Passenger side cylinder head VIN: W06VR52R2X
Thanks to all who replied, after four times of adjustments, my technician finally got it to run smooth, the valve timing was off, chalk that one up to a learning experience. I still cant believe that one tooth off made it run that terrible. Thanks again. Paul
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IGCEK19R8V
we have replaced the fuel pump (it was bad), cap and rotor (it had a burn spot between #3 and #6), Intake gaskets (it was leaking in cyl #4), fuel pressure reg is not leaking, rocker arm studs are not pulled out, valve springs not weak or broken, spark plugs a... Trouble codes: 306 (cyl 6 missfire).
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E3X
sure enough,intake gaskets had been done and crank sensor harness was rubbing against exhaust manifold.replace harness problem solved.thanks to all who responded
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L vats/bcm VIN: 2G1WH55K11
Well many thanks to the 12 that offered me help! The replies were basically grouped into three main areas...Ignition/Theftlock switch, PCM/BCM, Crank relay/starter. I was in this general area when I posted the request so thankyou for helping me narrow it dow...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L engine VIN: 1GCCS19W61
Hi. Thanks for everyones response. It was indeed the intake gasket begining to fail. Dan [...]'s suggestion of leaving out the drain plug while under pressure was the solution. After being pressurized for a hour a small trickle of anti-freeze started to d...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET165X3
We monitored the front and rear O2s a couple of times when the engine and cat was cold and noticed while both sensors were working, the rear sensor was reading higher in voltage both times then the front. This led us to believe the front O2 was biased lean, wh... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean), U1000 (Serial communication).
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L speedometer VIN: 3GNEK12T24
the customer took the truck back to the dealer & they replaced the cluster he just got it back today 2/806 and as not had any problems thanks for all the help mike
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1995 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU42N3S
Sorry for the delay in the close of this. We were finally able to duplicate the condition and it did it forus for 3 days straight. A lot of the replies I received were to be sure to check battery integrity and condition. I put the battery through many tests wh...
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1991 Dodge Stealth ES 3.0L stayes in 2 or 3 VIN: JB3XD54B5M
after taking care the crossed plugs the 2/3 sol was not getting good connection in the connector. bent the tabs and then i could power each sol. and make the tranny shift. then while testing i had been going between the oem comp. and the tranny shop junk yard ...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HF13YXV
the coverter was clogged. it had 30psi of back presure at cranking speed.
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1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES47C9V
cust. came back and i checked o2 with vantage they are ok fuel filter was just done before it got to us the only thing i tried was clean all grounds, that allowed me to reset long term fuel trims back to zero and they will now adjust up slowy after a long driv... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system rich).
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cooling fan motor VIN: 2B4GP44RXW
Hello to everyone, this is a great tool we have. I would like to thank Dave,Ward,Scott,Michael,Barry for their time to email me back. The relay module mounted under the air filter housing was the problem, and the fans work fine. Thank you all. Bill
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1D7HU18Z82
Wow this was a strange one alright! As for the replies: Jim from MAss suggested a bad coil - Had already posted in request that we tried switching a known good one. Pierre from Quebec stated perhaps a slow MAP and again also posted that we tried a known ...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Right Side Parking Lights VIN: WD2PD44445
Well, it ended up being a chaffed wire in the trailer hitch wiring. Repaired the wiring and all works well. Thanks to all who responded.
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1FTHX26F6S
Well, its been a couple of weeks since we put the drl module in this vehicle and it hasnt been back. I think we got this one kicked in the butt. Thanks to everyone who replied.
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Evap monitor VIN: 1FMDU34X0T
Hello everyone: This is a tough one. Like some of the replies said this is the most difficult monitor to run. Conditions are: cold soak for 8 hours, gas tank 3/4 to full for faster results. Make sure thermostat is functional, cooling system OK. Some replies sa...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L monitors VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
thank's to all who replied, this truck is a fix. after driving 77miles each way under 65mph. all monitors are set. alot of replies recommended 'oe' cats, but i never had problems with 'aftermarket,direct fit cats' from,walker',not yet anway. i took vehicle...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L convertor VIN: 1FAFP52U1W
I removed the electrical control to the tcc by taking the wire out of the connector and checked for lockup/stall. Still present. The next morning was colder about 22* and car was left outside. With all wires connected started vehicle let warm up 5 mins and veh...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FMZU73E9Y
well thanks again especially to Jerry [...] who nailed problem. what happens is oil pump drive grinds itself down is no longer driven by cam gear therfore not turning oil pump.the oil [pump drive looks like it has a machined recess a...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5526Y
Thanks guys for the help.We did replace the aluminum DPFE with the plastic one. We borrowed the dealer cam timing tool and double checked timing, it was perfect. Then it came back again. This time the housing was making some noise, like dry bushings. We replac... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L wipers VIN: 1FTYR10C2Y
I have sent the truck to Ford and they nhave had it over a week and still no fix. They are going to try the module and let me know. It is a fleet truck and I will get it back as soon as it get fixed and will update what they did when that happens. Thanks Kirt
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2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L Runs hot VIN: 1FAFP34341
We removed the water pump and found it to be fine. Most responses said to check this first although my Ford dealer said it would be a new one on him. 6 cyl. yes, 4 no. Anyway we replaced the thermostat and it seems to be good. Not sure if t-stat was problem or...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start, only cold start VIN: 1FAFP343X2
Thankyou again for your help, unfortunately my customer has not returned the vehicle because she said it has been acting perfect, as if it fixed itself! Right! I do expect to see this problem return, I'll close this help request and save the information for ... Trouble codes: P1233.
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L blower VIN: 1FTRW08673
i'm sorry i haven't closed this message earlier, we odered a gem module and had to have ford program it. this took a few days, we did find that the windshield was leaking, so after a re seal,new gem and programm our problem is fixed,thank you all so much,you w...
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on
This vehicle is fixed. the repair was two fold. For P0171 & P0174 the fix was the air filter housing was not secure. The clamp was not around the bottom of the housing. For P0172 & P0175 the fix was a pcm reprogram. There is a TSB on this for the rich codes on... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0172, P0175.
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1998 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L water pump VIN: 1GTFG15W4W
First of all, thanks to all who responded. All suggestions were helpful and sound. The most common suggection was 'bolt size/thread depth'. Though ok on this on, always good to stess the fundamentals. What I have done, is replace the coolant back to oat ethlye...
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2000 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GKEC13T3Y
we tested the ignition switch for a possible faulty connection and found none We replaced the ignition switch and relearned the theft deterent system. Now the theft deterent was operating but we still had an intermittant loss of communication with the BCM and ... Trouble codes: P1626 (theft deterent system-fuel enable circuit), U1000, U1064 (Lost comm), U1016.
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK14T12
Ok first off thanks to all those that replied. I first tried a fuel pump to no avail to rule the possibility of it somehow being damaged from accident. The probelm was ittermittent and hard to track down. The intake gaskets were the culprit and was discovered ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1862X
Have not fixed CR-V yet, customer is driving with light on. Never did really find out criteria(what computer sees to set code) for vehicle. I am still researching code and hope to work on car again. Will post info at that time. Thanks to all replied Trouble codes: P1382 (CYP Sensor no pulse).
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W9X
Well this one is finally back in the shop so we could do further testing. I recieved 4 replies to my help request. All 4 of the replies taked about plugged passages in the egr system. My original request was because I found a lot of moisture in the manifold & ... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow insufficient).
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L fuel injection/abs/srs/heater blower motor VIN: 2HGES15651
This car left the shop a week ago and hasn't returned so...it must be fixed.The problem causing the ecm/fuel pump fused to blow was a short inside the ecu.Most response's indicated to check the alt for unregulated operation,this must have happened on this car....
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHFU45DX1
Well, the Hyundai is FIXED. I got 5 replies on this one. Andrew [...] said to initilize the ets system by turning the ign key on for less than 1 sec and turning it to off position for 10 sec. This lets the module and ets motor communicate an... Trouble codes: P1191, P1193, P1607.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 4x4 VIN: 4S2DM58W51
ITīS FIXED finaly I found a broker wire in harnness near right side transfer switch. Test done and tips: 1 A not very significant different in tire diameter wil interrupt process and 4x4 wil not engage. 2 Disconnecting center console module will engage p...
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJNX2740S
The vehicle runs clean now. I could not find any components that needed replacing so I cleaned up all of the grounds and retested - all ok. Thanks for the replies.
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY49S8X
Even Thou Veh. Didn't Have Cruise Control Replacing Clock Spring In Steering Fixed High TPS Voltage Problem, Apparently It Is Wired For Cruise Up To Clock Spring And Clock Spring Was Shorted Causing Voltage Back Through Cruise Circuit. Thanks To Every One Who ... Trouble codes: P0505 (TPS High Voltage).
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1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L abs code VIN: 1NLM81W7VY
supplied 12 volts to abs pump and found motor to run fine. removed main connector and cleaned terminals. re-installed connector and pump would work fine. then cleared all codes with scanner and took car for test drive. car ran great and no codes reset. thanks ...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 250C 2.8L ping VIN: 1140231200
First a want to thank all that replied and special thanks to David from Washington, Bill from Virginia & Richard from Florida. David thank you for the vacuum diagram and test procedure. What I found was the oil temp switch bad causing emission relays to click....
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBPJ75J81
I did send it to the dealer and it was the ECM , I did suspect that from the start but too expensive to try. Thank you all for your inputs. Trouble codes: P0135, P0135, P0141, P0141.
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