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1979 BMW 528i 2.8L instrument cluster
Hi, got this BMW and I need to remove the instrument cluster. According to my manual, it says to remove the retaining screws. This particular model has no screws. Does anyone know how to remove this? Please help if you can. Thanks, Rick [...].
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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABF7321W
Hey guys, this one has got me stumped! The vehicle has to get all the way to full temperature, and then cool all the way back down to ambient temp before I can duplicate the problem. The fuel pressure drops to zero after this happens, and when the key is turne...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Lighting VIN: 1G4CW53L3M
Hi All i have this Park Avenue with dome lights and door lights staying on, i removed all of the relays under the right dash panel but the lights remain, when i remove fuse 15 from the fuse box under left dash the dome lights went out, when i remove fuse #3 fr...
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1994 Buick Century Special 3.1L shifts poorly VIN: 1G4AG85M5R
Hi Group - I need help with code PO 501 ( Vehicle Speed Sensor) The speedo runs backwards when accelerating, and idle flares between shifts. Scanner troubleshooter is vauge, does anyone know a common cause? Thank You, Jim
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L battery VIN: 1G6KY5492W
This cadillac is drawing 3.8 amps and flattening the battery.I removed fuse 63 from the fuse box under the seat (amp)and it dropped to 2amps.I then removed fuse # 7 from the fuse box under the bonnet and it fixed the rest of the current draw.I need to no what ...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1JC5249S
Hello!!! This vehicle will stall when warms up and not restart until cold. Put snap on scanner to check for DTC's and found 27-Quad driver fault. Customer himself has replaced engine controller(pcm), coils and ignition module. Was wondering if I could get some... Trouble codes: 27 (quad driver fault)
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L unknown VIN: 1GCEK19T6X
Hello everyone and thanks for taking the time to read this. We had this truck in for a very low brake pedal and the ABS lamp was on. Found the master cylinder leaking fluid and replaced with a new one.When we went to bleed the brakes by commanding the pump on ...
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2000 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L Timing belt VIN: 2C1MR5227Y
Lost balancer and had broken the bolts in the crank pulley. Replaced the above items along with the timing belt and keyway is in place. Now the vechicle does not start.Was running before. Checked compression and found #1 leaking into intake. Sent head to engi...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L starter VIN: 1GCCS1451Y
Well guys,I'm stuck on this one.This truck came in for a problem with the starter engaging on it's own.No kidding, when I first whent to bring this truck into the shop,it was cranking in the parking lot as I walked to it with the key in my hand.During the orig...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L rear wiper VIN: 1GNFK16ZX2
Hello, everyone this one is killing us. this vehicle's rear wiper runs continuous when ever ignition is on... or when brake pedal is pressed !!also vehicle stalls when this happens..scan codes are p1626 anti-theft,u1026 loss of class2 comm. u1041 loss of EBCM/...
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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L engine VIN: 2C3ED46F3R
this vehicle will crank but not start about 25% of the time, at this time, there is no spark. of course, when we begin diagnostics, it starts more consistently. my question is, is there anything common to these vehicle that causes this condition??
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall, Won't run monitors VIN: 1C3EJ56H9T
Hello to the group. We have this 96 Cirrus at the shop that we cannot smog due to the fact that it will not run its monitors. This car has no codes stored. The car also has a somewhat intermittent stalling problem shortly after startup but will always start b...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L 4-3 shift VIN: 1B3EL46R42
Thanks for reading and possible a reply. I have this sebring that was low on fluid due to leaking cooler lines that been repaired and trans fluid restored to the proper level When I road tested I noticed that the 4-3 or possible 4-2 (can't tell) down shift is ...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP44R3V
Van came in with low brake pedal, found rear wheel cylinder leaking so replaced both sides cylinders and shoes as well as resurface drums. Two weeks later van comes back with low pedal again after diagnosing and bleeding both the ABS unit w/computer and rear w...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L starting/theft VIN: 1B3EJ56HOY
I first found that the injectors were not firing, but this is an effect of the theft system being armed. Using the remote or unlocking from the outside doesn't appear to make a difference. The interior theft light on the dash should turn off a few seconds afte...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Glow plug light stays on. VIN: WD2YD54283
Anyone out there familiar with Sprinter vans? If so...HELP! Had this one at my shop for an oil change but had to send him to the dealer cause it won't fit inside my shop. The dealer services it and the next day the battery is super dead - large draw. I got him...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP45R25
hello guys, need a little help from chrysler techs.i have this caravan that has a recurring p0016 cam/crank sensor correlation code. as said earlier replaced both sensors,came back 2 months later with same code.tried dealer sensors,with same results. cam tone ... Trouble codes: P0016
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1958 Ford FAIRLANE 352CID Cooling Systems VIN: H8LU106699
This car overheats at idle within 10 min. We have addressed everything on the cooling system. Timing, dwell and distributor advance have all been checked and properly set. This car will run down the highway all day long but cannot idle. Customer is the only ow...
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1968 Ford f250 4x4 390CID park brake cables VIN: F26BKDO487
Hi gang Customer purchase this truck and then broought it to us to go through the brakes and and chassis. We have not been able to locate any rear park brake cables, and have exhausted our resourses, also the steering column bearings are bad and need to be re...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW35F0S
Hi guys and gals...this one came in as a start stall situation.checked for codes and found p0344 intermittent cam sensor...i know this is a problem on ford diesels so i installed a cam sensor...still the same.sometimes it will start and run and stall or it mig... Trouble codes: P0344 (cam sensor intermittent)
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L no downshift to 1st. unless completly stops VIN: 1FTDX18W5V
Hello, I hope someone can shed some light on my problem. I had the trans. rebuilt by my builder. Trans. is AOD 4x4. while driving everything is fine until you slow down for a curve it stays in 2nd gear unless I floor it hard to make it downshift. If I come to ...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L2W
intially vehicle came in dead misfire #4 w/check engine light on. replaced #4 coil pack and all sparkplugs but not sparkplug boots. since then, it has an intermitten misfire under load. any help would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: 300 (random mutiplier misfire detected)
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L pats system VIN: 1FMZU34X1X
Testing ford pats system without ngs tool? I have a Ford in here that has a problem with the pats system and want to know if there is anyway to program this without ther ngs tool. Thanks in advance for any help...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRX18L1X
Hello Ford Professionals- I have this F-150 4x4 in my shop for an oil leak. The oil leak is at the right rear cylinder head. I know there is a TSB for a head gasket issue for this engine and have determined that this is obviously the problem. My question is: I...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55S6Y
Car runs fine,never stalls,no codes.Cranks great,starts right up 9 times out of 10.Then uh-oh *&%#$%^*@,no injector pulses,no spark(no pulses to the coils either). Sometimes,unpredictably it will start after prolonged cranking.Mostly it would crank until the b...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72E01
About sixty days ago this vehical came to me with a request for a tune up as it had a rough idle.MIL was on at that time with a p0304 present, misfiring cylinder #4. I got the owner to allow me to properly diag the problem. It seemed it was suffering from a so... Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L speedo reads fast VIN: 2FAHP71W13
customer installed a 2004 crown vic engine and trans from a police car into another crown vic but its a 2003 crown vic police car and now the speedo reads maybe two or three times faster then you are going i plugged the scan tool in and it saids i am going the...
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L warning lights VIN: 1GKDT13W9V
Various warning lights on, very intermittently. Customer knows ABS light was on, possibly Service Engine Soon, and SIR lights on. They stated that once, it happened while stopped, and that blower motor and radio quit. Don't know for how long. I could not dupli...
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1986 Honda Accord DX 2.0L No Start VIN: JN1RS04S6C
We looked at this vehicle last week and replaced both the ignition module and the coil, on determining the ignition module was bad. It returned a few days later with a complaint of an intermittent no start condition. Testing revealed the ignition module was b...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D2R
Hey guy's got a good one here. This Q45 was dying or stalling while driving on the Interstate. Problem first occured after about 150 miles on the Interstate. Car was driven back 150 miles to shop. Stalled about 15 times on way back. Found the Mass Air Flow con...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY16413
This Land Rover is a new client who just moved here. A previous shop replaced the MAF and left oxygen sensor very recently for what she describes as the same symptom. The engine idles rough. We read codes and checked for vacuum leaks and didn't find any. We w... Trouble codes: P0130, P0139, P0171, P1171, P1412, P1481
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1YVGE22C5V
this vehicle makes a loud squealing noise above 55mph.cannot duplicate noise on lift.replaced rh cvj shaft and bearing as the bearing was noisy on lift,with no change in noise.when driving at above 55mph-can shut engine off and place in nuetral with the noise ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA32E3S
Veh has Intermitten no start condition. Scan for code and found those listed below. I ordered the Air temp sensor, will be here tomorrow. EGR (will discuss that with customer later) wont cause Int. no start but I dont know what code 17 - Data transfer means. I... Trouble codes: 05 (EGR System), 09 (Intake Air Temp), 17 (Data Transfer)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E6Y
Hi Guys, I need some help on this ML320. The customer says that the engine dies sometimes when she drives into a drive way when turning, usually when the driveway has a deep gutter. I have tried to duplicate but no luck. Tapped on relays, tugged on harnesses...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Dash lights VIN: 4JGAB54E41
Please all you mercedes guys need your help on this one. Some one elses nightmare has become mine. This vehicle came from the body shop with a very poor pedal and the brake pad sensor light and the brake light illuminated. The body shop stressed the fact the t...
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L transfercase/trans VIN: 4M2DU86PXY
Greetings Group, I have this 00 Mountaineer that came in with a complaint of hesitation. Upon starting I heard the sucking/whining sound of the transmission running very low on fluid. It surged and slipped into my bay. I found no fluid on the trans dipstick. ...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1ZWFT61L02
This vehicle is giving a strange situation I hope someone has seen before. It only has a very slight one time missfire when cold to warm, like a glitch for a split second about every 30 seconds. Warms up and doesn't do it again until it cools down.
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1993 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.5L 1st and 2nd gear VIN: JA3EA11A8R
I have a 5sp jumps out of 1st and 2nd gear drain trans lots of metal not from nomal wear remove trans remove rear cover found metal like pcs.to remove cluth housing I remove all bolts and the case opens a little bit only.I don't want to break anything thats st...
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1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L emissions flags VIN: JA3AY26A2W
im unable to run the emissions flags on this unit,,,ive tried and tried and tried...350 miles now ,,o2 wont run,evap nope,cat not!...any help here would be very helpful...thanks in advance doug.
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1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L when cold long and high rev before gear change
only when cold, mornings or a long soak (more than 6 hrs ).tranny take a long time to change up gear, and needs hi revs, then little decel of rpm, then will change.after 1 mile all runs like new, oil is clean and has a good color.Be fore i send it to the trann...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Starting VIN: 3N1CB51D62
Hi everybody, i have this Nissan Sentra that have the problem as follow: The customer first complained that when driving the car and coming to stop the engine off but can restart immediately, this problem was permanent, after bringing it to my shop i checked e...
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52TSV
this vehicle came in last week did not have time to look at it. got it back in today the ses lt is now off. the codes still remain in the memory but the car runs fine.when the lite is on their is no drivability symtoms. no idea on this one hope you can help th... Trouble codes: P0335 (ckt sensor a ckt problem), P0342 (cmp sensor signal low), P1629 (theft fuel enable incorrect/ no signal)
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Center vent airflow VIN: 1G3GR62C4Q
This vehicle has very poor airflow out the center registers in either heat or A/C mode. All door actuators appear to be working properly and with lower duct work disconnected to gain visual up into the plenum, all doors appear to be moving. This one has dual c...
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L radio VIN: IG3WX52HOI
I replaced battery and my jumper fell off and now the radio is locked. I pulled code 362/371 is there a way to get the unlock code from these? Customer bought car brand new but doesn't remember the code. Thank You in advance Ken
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L rear wiper VIN: IGHDT13552
i have this bravada with a rear wiper that wipes once no matter what setting its on and parks.the washer makes it stay on when it is spraying and then it shuts off.i checked the switch and it seems to check out.on this system it goes through the bcm and liftga...
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L instrument cluster VIN: 1GHDT13S32
ABS and brake lights come on at times. All gauges drop while driving at times. Info display for drivers # comes up unknown at times and constantly changes. Had friend at gm dealer try to reprogram body module as per service buliton. Would not reprogram. Not su...
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1961 Other European Silver Cloud 6.2L Master cylinder
This vehicle is stoping on the rear mechanical brakes only. When the brake pedal is applied, the master cylinder drive rod is not.There is some type of device (power assist?) attached to the rear of the transmission that is somehow supposed to apply the master...
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Electronic VIN: 2G2FV22P7S
O.k. techs. need your help. this vehicle was towed to the shop as a no start. During testing, found no 5v. fron ecm. Replaced ecm and had dealer reprogram. Got car back and now have reference. determined dist. has failed. Rplaced dist. and now starts and runs ...
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1986 Saab 900 S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AC35D0G
This should be an easy one for all you Saab gurus out there. I have a 1986 900s Turbo w/ 16 valve head, customer is not complaining of any drivability problems at all, only that MIL is on and flashing. I can not find any info on how to pull codes or what they ...
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1989 Saab 9000 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3C15812K
This car came to us as a no start. It has been used as filler and now we really need to get to the bottom of the problem. Originally we had spark, but no injector pulse or fuel pressure. I have very limited info on this vehicle. Wiring diagrams are so-so,but t...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L door locks VIN: YS3DD78B3V
Hi to all the Saab techs, the problem is whenever you turn the ignition on both power door locks lock, (this is a convertible), if the ignition is off, you can pull up on a door lock and both will unlock, but just turn the key on and both locks immediately loc...
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1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G8ZK5578P
Have an odd one here, This saturn gives an alphanumeric designation for the temperature reading, and also counts down instead of going up as it warms. meaning it will start at 70 and go to 6f, 6e, 6d, and so on till it gets to (a) and then starts numeric count...
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8ZH5285Y
Customer complains vehicle will sometimes idle fast(2500 rpm). The only code stored is P1624-Snapshot available. The freeze frame data shows that when the fault occured the ect was 180, tps was 0%, and vehicle speed was 70mph. This vehicle has had the intake g... Trouble codes: P1624 (Snap shot available)
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Front Diff actuator VIN: JS3TD62V41
4 wheel drive does NOT work due to front diff not engaging. Transfer case DOES work and spins driveshaft. NOTE: It has a factory air pump actuated front diff. Coworker first replaced pump after finding inop... didn't work.Lack of info on how or when computer t...
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1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Surge, HIGH IDLE VIN: JTZAC52LZV
Hi everyone, definitely need some ideas on this one. I will start by saying that the customer who owns this vehicle has not been forthcoming from the start and I have had to pry for details on the problem, when it started, etc. Initially, he dropped the vehicl...
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JTDDY32TXY
This car has a horrible hesitation cold that slowly gets better as it warms up. I dont think it runs exactly right when it is warm but the customer is only complaining about the cold problem. The first and maybe the second time you take off it does not hesitat...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWPA81H1X
hello guys need your help on this one... car came into shop for pm timing belt was replaced water pump was also replaced(leeking) after repairs it will not start no spark rechecked timing belt ok checked for injector pulse we have pulse have 12 volts to coil a... Trouble codes: P1300
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L heated seat VIN: WVWMA23B3Y
owner complaining driver's seat not heating up: back rest is working properly. i replaced bottom seat element from dealer. --still not working--. if anyone can give me any information on how to test system or where to look for the problem. (alldata only gives ...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1FA65FE2
Car runs way rich, hot, cold. Injectors at 30 ms. sometimes at 15 or whatever but always way more than 2.8 that should be at idle. MAF load signal at 1.6v , should be .9 at idle. Load TL is over 4.5ms at idle should be 1.2 ms. These numbers are from Autodiagno...
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1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L untermittent start VIN: ZARBA5412G
turns out to be the main power relay located behind the seat where the ECU is located. Did a voltage test to relay while cranking,, had 11.8 volts, did a starter draw test, did voltage drop tests. Finally removed relay and took it apart, had the 'smell' you ge...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGC84A6V
Thanks to all who responded - much appreciated - problem was restriction at heads - free breathing restored .. Trouble codes: 1411 (secondary air flow), 1423 (secondary air flow).
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D91
Thanks to all who replied. The drivers side camshaft jumped 2 teeth causing the problem. The vehicle had a timing belt replacement about 15,000 miles ago. We were not sure if hydraulic tensioner failed or belt was not tensioned properly so we replaced belt and... Trouble codes: 17755 (bank 2 camshaft/crank sensor out of sync.), 16684 (misfire recognised), 16688 (cyl 4 misfire), 16689 (cyl 5 misfire), 16690 (cyl6 misfire.).
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1996 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5215T
Thanks to those of you who replied and the information on testing and cleaning of the MAF sensor. I should have told you all that I keep a good selection of used sensors to try and changing the sensor on this car made no difference. I reread the manual and was... Trouble codes: P0102.
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L power door locks VIN: 1G4HP54K51
We sent the car to the local dealiership and they found a broken ground wire to rear integation module.
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Speedometer VIN: 1G6CD5330L
Thanks for the help.After finally getting a gm parts guy to get prom by serial number we got the proper prom. There are two proms that go with the analog dash but we were sent the wrong one first. After installing proper prm speedometer no longer reads twice a...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L rear knuckle upper bushing VIN: 1G6KD52B6S
Thanks for the responses. Unfortunately there is still no fix for this problem. I have spent hours on line looking for an answer. The wreckers in this area tell me that the bushings are the first to go. They will sell me a knuckle but no gaurantee the bushings...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L fuel pump cooling fans VIN: IGNDU06E4V
Fuse and relay box under hood right side above battery shorting out internally causing fuel pump and cooling fans to come on with vehicle shut off, full of moisture,corroded terninals.
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L shift VIN: 1GCHK3379V
pulled pan off found the 2-3 and 1-2 solenoids broken, replaced and checked for power. had power to all solenoids. test drove shifted great for about 3 miles back to the same thing. pulled pan 2-3 shift solenoid is spread open, not broken though. pulled valve ...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Warning Lights VIN: 1G1JF5245W
Hi guys, Well, most everyone was right when they said to check the alt. It was weak and I figured it was due to some bad connections I had found. It was replaced with a new one and all cleared up. Its amazing what some electronics will do if they aren't fe...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Actuators - all VIN: 1GNFK16R4X
Thank you all for your input. The customer has not yet committed to repairing this problem, so I'm posting a summary. Some folks pointed out the need to verify voltage and ground circuit integrity, and some had seen flex breakage in wires in the harnesses goin...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T8X
i took out the carbon canister and cleaned out real good, also blew air threw the lines and cleared codes, seems to work fine now, or at least no call from customer, thx for all the help Trouble codes: P0446.
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS144XX
All fuel trim and o2 sensors are normal, slight lean indication during the event but other than that cross counting and steady increase in p/w. this vehicle has NO EGR VALVE.it is a perfect misfire and consistent at 2,000 rpm. 80 % throttle. the tps is a perfe... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L brakes VIN: 1GCEK19B35
Well Frank and a number of others were right. Amazing what a 1/64' brake drum retainer clip can do! Removed them, retorqued the wheels and all seems well. Two happy people! Thanks for everyone who gave replies. I tried to personally respond to evey email. Forg...
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
thanks again to a great bunch, a couple of you hit it on the head, we had a cam sensor going out when it reached closed loop, we scope it with our vantage and saw it miss the third signal after closed loop. new crank sensor, she runs fine. and the best part is...
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1990 Dodge B250 5.2L propossching valve VIN: 2B6HB21Y6L
hey guys, well talk my boss in buying new valve fixed problem thank to all who replied
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1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No start VIN: 1B7FL22P2W
thanks guys for the help. it ended up being a ground wire was broke on the back of the valve cover. thanks again
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L engine VIN: DX4J181845
Hello all, I'm sorry it has taken so long to close this help request. I wanted to gather more data so as to be a help for the next person with this 'problem'...Since my original post on this Hemi ticking sound, I have had a couple customers trucks in my shop w...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31Y2P
Thank you all 17 members that offered help, unfortunately I do not have a fix at this time. The customer declined further diagnostics. I learned alot about these systems as far as operation and common failures. There were some TSB's for Tip in Hesitations abou...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU32E9W
Replaced lower intake gaskets fixed the big problem. Still have a slight miss fire after sitting all night. Will only last about 1 min. Will run some fuel additive to see if there might be one injector slightly sticking on cold start up. Thanks for all the hel... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder miss fire).
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L fuel guage VIN: 1FDWF36S8X
i order to check the sending unit you have to cycle the key off and then back on to change the reading(because of the anti-slosh module)you cant check it like the old days it doesnt move until key is cycled.my repair after i found this was the ground for the s...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L oil in cylinders 2&5 VIN: 2FM7A514OX
this ones fixed thanks to everyone for taking the time to offer there sugestions. john from wisconsin was rite on the money, lower intake gasket sucking oil from vally.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L right side sliding door VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
I had failed to mention that this is the wife's daily driver. three days ago she says that now the rear hatch door could not be unlocked. I found that the handle/latch had stayed in the pulled open position and by pushing it to the closed position, it unlocked...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Engine overheats sets DTC's VIN: 2FAHP71W03
Techs! It appears that this one was either the result of a bad water pump, who knows why this was so intermittant, but so far so good. It hasn't actually ran with the new water pump as long as I would have liked in order to ensure that this was the problem, ...
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1987 Isuzu I-Mark 1.5L vacuum diaphram VIN: JABRT5178H
First let me thank all of you that replied, especially David from Illinois, after rechecking vehicle after customer had it for 10 days, found no gas in line, being the fact that the gas was stagnant I agree that it was something that took time to collect there...
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS1445W
I only recieved three replies on this one. One said to replace the vsv and the other said there might be a pcm reprogram for this condition. But Josh supplied me with enough information to get this one fixed. He said that the fuel tank pressure sensor should r... Trouble codes: 440 (Evap system error).
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Hi, sorry it took me so long to get back with you about this vehicle, it had to be towed from out of state. Thanks to all of the replies that I got on this matter. It turned out to be the wire mesh (PCV system) inside the valve covers that was sludged up with ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1J4EX58S8T
Well guys tried the grounds on fender,all ok. So i started searching in alldata again and came across a troubleshooting chart for all gauges not working. First step was to test a orange wire going into BCM, should be above 10 volts. I had nothing, its fed from...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Radiator VIN: 1J4GW58N9X
Hello, just wanted to say thank you for all your help on this one. Did find a ground cable not attached at left side at rear coil fastener, also replaced battery cable harness assembly which was cut and repaired at negative battery connector. hopefully this on...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALJY1246W
Sorry about the slow response, but this one has given us a fit. Turns out, as Tommy from North Carolina posted, VSS giving an eratic signal can shut ignition out if it gives a reading of excessive speed, which this one did. You could be going 50mph w/speedomet...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1TA2215S
Well, it's fixed boys! Yippy! Wahoo! I'm so grateful to all, and am proud to be among you. I learned a few things too. I learned that Automakers are on a mission to make us crazy (too late), that aftermarket ditsributors are junk in this application, that the ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L abs VIN: 1G3NF12E9X
well customer needed car back, so after getting some help, i called customer and told him to disconnect his power wires for his aftermarket radio & neon lights to see if that would help, he called back 2 days later and said it was working fine, i havent heard ...
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1993 Plymouth Colt Vista SE 2.4L lack of power missfi VIN: JP3CB50G8P
thanx to everyone who replied, believe the problem is the coil, customer took car, not sure if he wants to fix or not. thinking about newer car, if car returns i will update. thanx again
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2001 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8ZK5279Z
well it was the tps i should of known what was going on but i was rushing. so thanks to all the replies, what was happing is the tps voltage was ranging from .42 to .59 at closed throttle and the computer was opening the iac to act as a dashpot, thanks again t...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4T1BF18BXW
I did some checking and came to the expensive conclusion that I had no other choice but to replace the pcm. I called my local Toyota dealer and ordered the $1200 computer. The computer comes in program mode so you do not need a scanner to program the keys. Aft... Trouble codes: P0301 (missfire cyl 1), P0303 (missfire cyl 3), P0305 (missfire cyl 5).
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L door locks VIN: JT3HT05J6Y
got several replies about the master switch which it turned out to be. the switch tested ok with a resistance test but when power applied would lose connection. also had a loose pin connection in the driver side juction box. thanks
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K52
Thank you for all the replies. We still could not confirm the exact problem. We replaced the valve near the airbox and installed a new gas cap. We then cleared the codes and drove it. We returned the vehicle to the customer and told her to drive it. After a we... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap malfunction), P0441 (incorrect purge flow), P0446 (evap vent malfunction).
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63BXE
sorry guys, I did,t fix this one. recieved 6 replies some said check grounds, voltage drop accross pcm grounds was less than .1v, one said possible wrong o2 sensor as v-6 and 4 cyl. have different part #s. I thaught he was on to something but it didn't pan out... Trouble codes: P0134, P1196.
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2000 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56D6Y
well costemer took car to dealer the throttle body was in fact covered by warrenty and all is well thank you for your help it was greatly needed and used thanks again.Rick Trouble codes: P0101.
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