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1985 Audi 5000 S Turbo 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WAUHCO449F
Hello to all, we are having a very hard time with this Audi. Customer complained that car would not start when hot. Seems to start almost every time cold (ambient temp approx 0 celcius). Brought car in and checked fuel pressures. All ok except residual. Change...
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L 4-5 shift VIN: WAUBG34D5X
Help Audi experts.This vehicle has been at the dealer for 3 weeks and has 40 hours labour tied to it. I sent this car over for a shifting problem.Intermitantly between the speeds of 50 and 75 km/hr the tranny will hunt between 4th and 5th gear causing the engi...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: TRUTX28N31
to all you great techs and soon to be great techs. we have this tt in with a code 0172, rich bank one. on the intake hose from the turbo, there is alot of oil. it looks like a turbo failure. is there any other valves or oil separator that can let oil into that... Trouble codes: 0172 (rich bank one)
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L maintenance VIN: WBAGH8348Y
customer request transmission service-our info states trans is sealed for life, however a filter and gasket are available-is this a good idea, and how do we refill the trans? thanks for your help
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L brake lights,front windshield defroster VIN: WBADM634XY
this vehicle was purchased over the internet.the brake lights flicker and eventually drain the battery.the switch was replaced under the recall when it was issued.the defroster for the front windshield doesn't defrost it very efficiently at all.all other modes...
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1993 Buick Regal 3.1L triggering codes fal VIN: 2G4WB54TOP
customer said car quit running and has been sitting for months. towed in battery dead charged up and car starts. ck with scanner and has about every code possible.with eng running scanner is constanly recording triggered codes. temp,tps egr, o/2,map,rpm all sh...
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1996 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5215T
Hi gang, have this repeat problem with the P102 code. It worked ok for about a year after I replaced the ECM. When the code sets, the car surges and the Traction Off light and the CEL light comes on. Just wondering if any of you have had problems with this cir... Trouble codes: P0102
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L axle shaft seal leak VIN: 1G4HP52K7V
help!! this vehicle came to my shop after having this seal replaced 4 times previously. the lh axle shaft seal, axle shaft , reinforcement plate, side pan removed and Gasket replaced, have all been repaired. i replaced thew lh axle shaft seal, but it leaked af...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L starting VIN: IG6KF57941
checked over the vehicle and found the nothing will work correctly when problem occures. charged battery and checked all the gound and power. unable to duplicate the condition on demand. checked connection under pdc and in vehicle fuse box. connected new batte...
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1972 Chevrolet K-10 307CID Mechanical VIN: CKE1421121
this thing won't stop! will barely lock up on gravel. have good vac to booster. brake pedal is rock hard(no air), falls when vehicle starts and vac. applied. my personal truck, been fighting for years. feels like not enough booster. know of other people with s...
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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 K1500 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCEK14R5V
hello everyone we have a 1997 chevy pick up with premature abs at low speeds on a road test with a scanner hooked up and no codes all 3 speed sensors are reading the same.I would say it happens at under 5km and the senors are reading the same. with the vantage...
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GBJC34R0W
Customer stated that this truck will strand him. Before it quits the fuel guage goes crazy then the engine dies. We havn't been able to reproduce the stall, but when the ignition is switched on the fuel guage will rapidly jump to three, or four different posit...
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L fuel guage VIN: 1GCHK33JXX
had fuel guage moving jumping 1/8 tank back and forth ,put in new sender old one had dead spots in it ,better but simiular problem. shaking and rocking truck back and forth affects the guage , also has nervious twitch in needle key on engine off. Alldata isn't...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L coolant loss VIN: 1GAHG39R7X
hello techs; this chevy van 350 engine all of sudden started white smoke out of tailpipe + eng. temp.guage went towards hot. there is coolant in the motor oil , was not overheated engine was shut off rite away. seems to run good trying to give customer some id...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L high 1-2 shift, no reverse VIN: 1GCCS1955Y
I have a high 1-2 shift with a PO751 1-2 Shift Solenoid Valve Performance code and I have no reverse as well. Updated GM valve body assm with solenoids was fitted approx 15,000 miles ago for a P1870 condition and transmission operated well. I am curious if it ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L alternator VIN: 1GNCT18W41
this vehicle will sometimes not charge and will set codes 1637 & 1638.i don't know if it is related but at times the abs and brake light will illuminate and set a 265 code in the abs controller. the customer says this is the forth alternator and the abs light ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHHK29G2
Vehicle will spin over and won't start, but if you let off the starter and try again it will always start. We think it might just have a bad cam sensor but it does not fail while looking at data on the scanner. Trouble codes: P0342 (Camshaft position sensor circuit low voltage)
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1998 Chrysler VOYAGER 2.0L rear oilseal cranc axel VIN: 1C4GYN2C7W
The car came in to workshop with a large oil leak in the rear end of engine, and we take out the gearbox (manuel) for changing the rear oil seal.Then we discover a burned oilseal caused by a relative large end-clearance (axial)of the crank axel. The end cleara...
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1994 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L Hard to Start VIN: 2B4GH55R6R
Hi all, this is one of those that never happen at the shop but customer says it is getting worse... Problem is that for the most part it starts good but occasionally it will just spin over for 4-5 seconds before firing- Asked the customer what it ran like afte... Trouble codes: 21 (O2 Slow to respond), 62 (EMR Transmission)
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 1B4GP54L9T
this master cylinder has been replaced three times now. every time it is leaking into the brake booster. not knowing exactly how the vacuum flows through the booster it was replaced thinking the vacuum was sucking out the seal on the back of the master. a clos...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L brakes VIN: 3B7KF2623W
this truck pulls very hard ..left and right..did all the tsb's...need a little help with this one...too long to tell everything that I did..
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7H11Y6XK
i HAVE A 99 RAM Van with a 5.2 in it. It will not start. I have no gauges, no fuel, no spark. I have tried to connect the scanner but it will not communicate. I have checked all of the fuses and wiring to the best of my ability. I tried a new crank sensor, but...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTCR10T0J
hello-im completely lost on this truck-after idling for 45 seconds it starts to run extremly rich-the injector pulse goes from 3.5 ms- to 13 ms-ive replaced the computer- tried another map sensor- a module-checked tps for propper readings-if you turn it off it... Trouble codes: 18 (pip circuit)
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IFTDFI5Y1L
hello fellows i have said truck will start after long crank time 0psi with fuel gauge with 2 second prime crank eng until fuel pressure is above 35 eng will run. problems is that it running with 90psi with or without regulator hose unpluged. test drive truck d... Trouble codes: 18 (no tach signal)
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1991 Ford Aerostar 4.0L flex plate VIN: 1FMDA41XMZ
Hey Guys has any one ran into this? we have this aerostar that has cracked two flex plates since long block install we can find no binding or alignment issues. this last plate had damaged the spacer block thet is placed between crank and flex plate. the dealer...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: M5RHA95802
the od light flashes after driving for approx a mile, and trans will down shift.when moving from a stop, feels like vehicleis moving in 2nd or 3rd gear.this has been an ongoing problem and not even the dealer can rectify the problem,every help is appreciated
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF26HXR
truck gets 7 miles to the gallon of gas.idle roughly and has little power.we have done everything we can think of and nothing helps.anybody have any ideas,thanks.
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1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDA11U1V
Hi everyone, Hope someone can help. We have replaced the CAM sensor all the wiring from ECM to sensor (grounds etc.), replaced the connector for the wiring, replaced the ECM, and replaced the CAM sensor drive housing (looks like base of a distributor). Everyt... Trouble codes: P0340 (CAM sensor circuit fault)
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU32E9W
Have one for all the Ford guys. Customers complaint was Check engine light on. Scan showed p0303. Replaced plugs, wires cleared CEL test drove every thing fine. Gave customer her vehicle back and the next day she brought it back and said it ran fine until the ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder miss fire)
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10C7W
Customer was driving when engine started to skip. We have tested the systems found #4 cylinder misfire. We tested #4 cylinder spark is good injector pulse is good and good noid light. Vehicle uses 8 spark plugs. The fuel injector is working even when the vehic...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP13P8W
orig complaint when vehicle came in was hesitate/stumble on take off. found broken pcv hose. replaced. that problem went away, cust now says that intt at first when come off freeway, to a stop, engine would bog down some times so bad that he would shift into n...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L radio & dome lamp VIN: 1FTNX2157X
Ok, heres our scenario. We have a 99 f250 super duty that has some intermittent problems. Every now and again, when the vehicle comes to a stop, the dome light will come on. This only happens intermittently and only when coming to a full stop. We've checked op...
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L power side door
Customer came in and complained drivers side sliding door lock was inoperative, and at times the door itself would not open or close automatically. I replaced the inoperative power door lock actuator which cured the lock/unlock problem, but I cannot make rhyme...
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA5644J
hello friends, having trouble with exceesive rich condition, this vehicle is fuel injected. no trouble codes, fuel pressure 35-30 psi, regulator working properly. checked both front oxygen sensors, both are reading 955 millivolts, if you lean mixture, both sen...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Trans stays on Low gear VIN: JHMCB7654L
This is to the Honda techs out there. Since we seldom work on Asian cars, and our tech resaurces are very limited on them, I will be needing your help on this one. This is the wife's car. Yesterday, when she started, the "S" light came on. Took it for a drive,...
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1851X
Hi everyone, My customer had me replace the timing belt and water pump on this mini-van over a month ago. All went well for about three weeks. She brought the vehicle back with the complaint of a check engine light on. The code was po172, system too rich.She ... Trouble codes: P0172
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Suspension VIN: 1J4GW58SXX
Concern is clicking or popping noise especially in and out of driveways more so when turning left. My first thought was track bar, but inspected ok. This is a newer design with rubber bushing/sleeve instead of ball and socket. Axle joints felt good when whee...
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L No Start, Cuts out, STARTS THEN DIES VIN: SALHV1242M
It ran fine for a couple of days once I repaired the ignition problem. I replaced the coil because there was two sitting in the truck when I bought it. 1 was what appeared to be the original bosch which was rusted to the bracket and disconnected, the other was... Trouble codes: 3 (main relay circuit problem)
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Service Reminder Light VIN: SALPV124XW
Hi, I have run into a little problem. Customer came in with a 1998 Land Rover Range Rover with the red Service Engine light on. Mitchell says the reset button is under the passenger front seat but I am unable to find it. I have looked under both front seats an...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: JT8UF1LE2P
hey guys, this lexus has been making another tech in the shop crazy! the vehicle came in 2 weeks ago running very rough,very rich and the mil lamp was on. atfer getting the code 41 out he replaced the t.p.s the mil is out and the code has not returned. the c... Trouble codes: 41 (tps)
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1LNLM97V5V
we installed used engine with 61000 miles. motor is from a 97 lincoln continental. afetr installng engine, replaced thermostat and gasket with aftermarket part. flushed engine block and removed radiator and flushed. cleaned fins of radiator as well. car overhe...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM86SSS
this car at all temp settings it blows out the vents or heater vent or defrost the same about 50 degrees (it is about 70 degree outside today) the only time the temp out the vent will change is when it is put to 90 setting (max heat)then it is about 120 degree...
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1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JM3LV523XM
engine has int. high idle, mostly when hot. idle speed increases to 1500-2000 rpm.
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Alternator Charge Lamp VIN: 4F2YU08142
Customer complains of charge lamp on for 5-25 seconds @ start up in temperatures below 35 degrees. There are 3 wires. One supplies battery voltage yellow/white( from 120 amp fuse at battery junction block). The two wires at the regulator are black/yellow ( fus...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L engine VIN: WDBAB53A3D
I've got a used MB engine that we are installing in an 82 Benz. The michigan economy isn't doing as well as the rest of the country so we tend to take on more of these engine swap jobs than we would otherwise. Apparently, the customer provided engine is a ye...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Cuts out, Stall, ENGINE DYING ON TURN VIN: WDBDA29D2M
we have removed the gas tank and checked the pickup tube for leakage all ok. we have preformed a complete tune up no help this vehicle will die whe you are making a normal right or left turn. when it starts to die it will make a slight backfiire noise and the...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBJF72F2V
Ok folks, I've never had to post a request before, but now I'm stumped. Please help me if you can. This Benz came in with a steady misfire on cyl 5, and intermittant misfires on the opposing bank. We swapped the coil for cyl 5 with cyl 6 and the misfire follow...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E9X
I read on previous posts about trying a new key. I wanted to run this by all of you. When you turn the key it starts and stalls as soon as it starts. Other times it wont crank, the warning lights stay on with no starter draw indication.If you turn the key nume... Trouble codes: P1570
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1993 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4MR31H7P
Hello We have this car and it has no spark. We tried to scan car and scan tool says no communication. Also noted that there is no check engine light working on dash. All fuses in both boxes check good. We have already tried new distributor and coil. There seem...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L 4 th shift VIN: 4A3AX35G5W
We are not a Trans shop, although the car is at a Trans shop now. Code 54 4th gear out of sync. Code 86 set after 3 code 54s then limp in mode. Driving the car after clearing codes, it performs fine for about 5 or 6 miles. Most of the time I will feel a sl...
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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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2002 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW31R82
customer will take truck forabout 2-3 days then the( CEL) LIGHT WILL APPEAR with no driveability concerns. will scan and still get same code p0300 random missfire. Trouble codes: P0300
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1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1FU21P4N
Help Nissan techs! Customer was driving vehicle when he noticed smoke coming from under hood. He pulled over to inspect and disconected battery and had towed. The short melted the resistor/condensor and connector.n We dont see any other damage. We was wanting ...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
It's Murphey's Law again. The goodwill jobs always go from bad to worse. We first saw this car a couple months ago for a coolant leak. It was road hazard damage to the radiator. We replaced the radiator & struggled to get the cooling system bled. But it bled o...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3GS64C01
i have this aurora with a misfire on cyl 3 and 7. i have switched the coil/module units bank to bank, switched plugs,injectors,plug boots,electrical conn for inj,removed egr and inspecteed and ran with valve off to no avail. the misfire is noticeable only at i...
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1992 Plymouth Voyager LE 3.3L limp-in mode VIN: 2P4GH55RXN
Customer complained that transmission would intermittently go into limp-in mode, locking itself into 2nd gear until being turned off and back on. We found that after driving the vehicle between 10 and 20 miles, it happened to us, and usually set a fault code 4...
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1993 Plymouth Colt Vista SE 2.4L lack of power missfi VIN: JP3CB50G8P
thanks in advance everyone, this car most of the time wont go over 40mph, check engine light was on with code for oxygen sensor stuck lean replaces o2 light stays out now but symton still present, fuel pressure good, cam timing ok,checked coil resistance and f...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E81
SAAB TECHS HELP PLEASE! I have a 9-5 wagon that I have been fighting lean codes for a long time and this customer sure deserves her car fixed. This car has plagued our shop with oil leaks and chech engine lights. The customer is dropping the car tomarrow for t... Trouble codes: 1181 (fuel trim at max value Long term), 1171 (system lean)
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on
does anyone know where to find explaination of mode 6 components for gm.my genesys gives the components being looked at in numerals
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1991 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JH4DB1665M
thanks to all who replied. It was the cam timing even though the engine tech had just install the motor it may have jumped because of the bad distributor. The timing was set to specs after the repair and test drive was good. The check engine light did not resp...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Valves VIN: WAUEA88D3T
This vehicle is back home with its owner, YEAH!!! Several replies indicated needing to replace the lifters whenever the head is disassembled. I replaced all 12 valves, valve springs, retainers, keepers and lifters/cam followers. Overkill I realize, but just ho...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L electric window VIN: TRUUT28NX1
Thank you all for the helpfully ideas! First, I got into basic setting. Use a piece of wood 8-10cm and placed between the window and upper molding. Close the window using 'one touch' feature. The window is going to hit the wood and reverse the movement. Do tha...
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L door locks VIN: WBAHC2310L
Sorry for the delay of the fix. I didn't have the chance to finish working on the car because I was sick for one week so they turned over the work to one of my co-mechanic. They replaced the switch for the lock and he said fixed it. I don't know how but my con...
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1996 BMW 318is 1.9L Electronic VIN: WBABE7325T
I checked the ignition switch etc but did not find the problem -it went to the dealer and I have not heard what was wrong.
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L air bag/ sir VIN: WBAB553462
Customer took car and will live with the light till we can get wiring diagrams for it. Rick thanks for stating the easy way to test bag module by swapping sides (test good). Sevan the tsb you talked of was for 2000 and i have a 2002, maybe carries over, but i ...
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1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G4CW53L6N
Just wanted to let everyone know the blower regulator did fix this car. The reason I put up this post was because the info I had showed that the programmer was bad, but part of the test showed the signal wire should have a constant voltage when testing which d...
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Electronic VIN: W06VR52R3W
first off i want to thank everyone that replied. one reply stated correctly 'don't mess around with it just put a heater core in it' we prepared an estimate for replaceing the heater core as well as the blend door actuator. the customer declined to have this...
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L stumbles VIN: 1GBN52WXRR
Thank-you for your response. I was hesitatant about replacing the ignition wires. You could power jack this thing all day and not skip a beat. Customer took it to his second call shop and they replaced the wires. Took care of the problem.Alot of replies had me... Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfire).
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L temperature gauge VIN: 2G1WL52M0S
unfortunately i am not closing with a fix. we did check for a head gasket failure with a block test and it passed three times. we did pressure test the cooling system and found nothing wrong there either. we drove the car for about 25 minutes and the gauge sta...
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L MIL Lamp on, hard starting VIN: 1GCHK33FOX
Thanks to all 8 who replied with good info on this problem; I referred the cusomer back to the dealer where some think they may get a warranty repair. Trouble codes: P216.
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Stall, hard start VIN: 1GBHG31FOX
thanks to all who helped. It was the injection control mudole. I informed cusumer it was cheaper for them to take it to our locale GM dealer for warranty. Thank you all for making me look good to customer. Trouble codes: P1216.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 4th gear VIN: 2GCEC19T4X
Rex [...] hit the nail on the head. The previous shop installed a molded overrun piston in a cast forward clutch piston. The molded overrun piston is about 1/16' taller than the cast aluminum overrun piston. This extra height is just enough to bind the overr...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Surge VIN: 1GNEC13T91
intake manifold leak right rear found with smoke machine Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 lean), 174 (bank 2 lean), 300 (mult missfire).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14T81
Customer didn't want to spend alot on problem so I cleaned t/body and mass air flow as I found an over oiled k&n air filter, now all trim values droped to 0 from +8 and idles very smooth and all missfires are gone, I guess that the o2 on Bank one may be starti... Trouble codes: P0131 (b1s1 low voltage), P0140 (b1s2 low activity), P0151 (b2s1 low voltage), P0300 (multiple missfire).
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Rear Hatch Release VIN: 1GNDT13W02
Hi: Not a heck of alot to post on this one. Had one reply about crossed wiring during wiper replacement, but all wiring was unmolested, had a second reply reguarding the possibility of problems due to remote starter installation which was also not applicable i...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4C3AU52N4T
Well Thanks to all who said to check the egr valve an that was the case. All of you were right the iat sensor reading started out cold like the coolant temp however within 2 minutes the temp had risen to 100 F.replaced egr assembly corrected the problem. Thank...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54L8W
well some people said it was in the bus...then a few said it was in the pcm...but this van had been running great since i posted this...as soon as i find the problem i will repost it thank you
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Compressor VIN: 2C3HE66G9Y
I will close this one now as vehicle has been gone for over a week and no problem to note. I had several responses asking about actual system pressures and input signal at computer. System pressures were normal when gauges were hooked up. I am not sure about t...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C4GP44382
Thanks to all the techs that replied. The vehicle was towed to our shop with the igniton locked up but steering wheel moved freely. Most said to replace the ignition lock cylinder and have it keyed by the dealer. The replies telling us to insert the key and ta...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Blower resistor VIN: 2B3HD46R5X
First thanks everyone for all the excellent input!!! We did find that the blower motor was indeed drawing to many amps(just like almost everyone suggested) and blowing the thermal fuse on the blower motor resister. We replaced the blower motor and everything i...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP74L93
hi thank you every one to helping me .i just replace leak detection pump.crack vacuum hose,and reprogram pcm. Trouble codes: P0456.
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18L5X
This 'fix' isn't going to be helpful. The next day the truck started and ran fine. I would like to thank everyone for their suggestions. One of the things I had checked for was a flashing theft light, it was not present so I assumed it did not have an anti the...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2FMZA524XY
yes the cluster fixxed this one. the 1979 penny i pulled out of the radio is my only clue i found. when i put the evap in it must have slid. when i was hunting for a short i pulled radio out and heard it.my gal wonders why i drink...
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2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP3130Y
hello finally got this vech back in the shop here. have no cranking rpm on the scanner. no spark, scoped ckp at pcm and it is good. had misfire in cylindr 1 and 4 now it wont run at all. while cranking antitheft light flashes rapidly. can it be be faulty pcm? ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNSW3111
this problem was so intermittent, happened once to customer in 500 miles, ford engineer had us try a pcm and so far 1,[...] and ok. so i guess pcm was shutting down for split secound, thanks for input
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L ride control VIN: 1FAFP34393
This 2003 Ford Focus came to us with tire wear problem. We did a 4 wheel alignment. After this work was done, customer complained the rear of the car felt loose when highway cornering. We brought car back in and checked alignment, it was right on. At this time...
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1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L steering VIN: 3GNFK16R5X
we pressure checked power steerin gpump and found low pressure at times,replaced pump and flushed system,problem solved,thank you ALL so much for your help!blas (mill rd.)
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1999 GMC K2500 Suburban 7.4L Valve Lifters VIN: 3GKGK26JXX
Hi All, 1st Off thanks for the info all...It was the lifters...Had 2 on each bank of the engine...I'm not sure why they all(4) went bad @ the same time but its running very nice and quite for now. Thanks Agian
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2001 GMC C3500 HD 8.1L Unknown VIN: 3GDKC34G51
Thanks for the help. The dealer said they had checked the bearing adjustments. Not so, the rear bearings were 1 turn loose. This fixed the problem.
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L spark plug holes VIN: 4S6CM58WXW
well i always hate to turn down work, i was only into this project for about an hour, i put coils back on and shipped it out, thanks for everybody talking me out of doing this job, the guy is going to trade it in, if anybody looking at buying honda passport ch...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X6X
The info on this SUV is really weak. Customer took it to the dealer. He said he would inform me on the results. One archive said he replaced a sensor on the fuel gauge sending unit??? and had it reprogrammed at the dealer and it solved the problem. Go figure, ... 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
Thanks to everyone who replied, The problem was the CAT on the left side of exhaust was clogged. I don't know if it wasn't test driven long enough or luck of the draw but it's funny how easy it is to get your ass handed to you if you skip the basics. Thanks to... Trouble codes: 1275 (APS 1 Curcuit fault), 1280 (APS 2 Curcuit Fault).
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Window & Locks VIN: SAJJA42C2Y
I did not receive any help on this one. I did replace the right door module to no avail. I switched modules side to side, no joy. I did notice that right module had been replaced previously. After numerous times of disconnecting & resetting limits the darn thi...
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L No Start VIN: SALHC1349R
Replaced fuel pump second time. Let's see how long this one lasts. Dealer would not warranty first pump. Oh well.
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L slabs VIN: SALTY1246Y
Well I got three responses on this and two of the three said it would need to be VIN coded. I decided to refer the customer to a Land Rover dealer or a specialty shop that has the proper equipment. Apparently there are alot of problems with these ABS systems a...
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1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Alt, V.regulator VIN: 1070441205
well at the time i requested help, i was in an accident. lucky me. Anyway,... as it turns out, the regulator, IS part of the brush assembly. Therefor the customer's alternator was defective. We ordered a another rebuilt, and this one truned off the battery lig...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBHA22E6T
we just raised idle at idle control switch... i am sure it is in wiring. we had done previous wire repair on ignition coil.. wires to idle valve were all corroded..
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L front diff VIN: 4M2DU86E22
To all who replied: Every one of you were correct. The initial fault was definately the tires. I had a 1' difference in circumference between front and back. The front tires were 1 month old. We installed 2 new tires and still had over a 1/2 inch difference wi...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3YAK44Y5
This one is gone...all four replies were different, from idle adjustment to cleaning intake and throttle body (already done with replacement of IAC) to burned out ecm IAC circuit to the correct one, Vacuum leak at intake manifold. New gasket and idle settled d... Trouble codes: P1294.
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