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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE2321R
This BMW was towed in for white smoke and a low coolant light. I replaced the cylinder head gaskets (milled .004"off heads) The block was already updated. Installed all t-chains, tenissioners, Spark plugs, Thermostat ect... I found out the old head bolts wer... Trouble codes: 1244 (No Match)
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1997 BMW 318is 1.9L cold compression VIN: WBABE8322V
Good morning BMW techs.I previously had an e-mail open on this car for a no start cold,it was always flooded.I am still having the same problem with this car but I have narrowed things down.I warm up the car to operating temperature and turn it off.I emptied t...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Filter housing VIN: WBADD6320V
Hi folks' Hoping to get some info as to how to repair an oil leak on this 528i. As you face the engine the oil filter housing is right in front of you obviously. Down the back side of the housing just above where there is an oil hose that attaches with a banjo...
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1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Stall, hard start VIN: 3G4AH54N0L
Hello . Vehicle was towed in complaint was could not accellerate. I started vehicle & it idled ok but when you go to put it in gear it dies right out .At times the idle seems normal other times it seems a little rough. At times when it dies it is also hard to ... Trouble codes: 42 (history code EST Circuit)
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y1V
Hello Everyone I have this Eldorado with the Northstar 4.6.problem is MIL lamp on dtc#P0340 lack of cam signal to pcm.we have replaced the cam sensor and the ignition module the code sets imediately on start up.checked signal going into ign.module from cam se... Trouble codes: P0340
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1973 Chevrolet elcamino 5.7L heater core
I'm in the middle of removal of the heater core, looks like the dash may have to come out to get the heater box off, checked a 1973 repair manual in my personal collection, and it had no removal info. THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ALL REPLIES!
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G1WL54TXN
customer complains of vehicle stalling intermittently, but always restarts, found ckp cracked and replaced it, thought that would solve problem, but customer was back a couple of weeks later with same problem. customer states once vehicle stalls the first time...
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1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 1GTDC14Z0N
Idle is high, 1000 RPM in nuetral, when put into gear the RPM climes to about 1500 which is about the max the iac will allow, when put into neautral the RPM climbs to about 1800 and very slowly comes down. I do not have a clue what is causing this, no TSBs des... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean Exhaust)
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W7T
Blazer came in with a SES light flashing and a complaint of a rough idle. Engine misses on #3 at idle. When power braking the miss goes away. Miss counter goes to zero. Both running and cranking compression is good. Have replaced #3 injector and plug. Wire is ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L starter VIN: 2G1WL52M7V
Need help bad!! It was brought from another shop which already replaced the starter and the ignition theft lock. The problem is the car won't crank with the ignition switch. Have checked all the fuses and wiring. Getting no power down to the purple starting wi...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L push rods VIN: 1GNDX03E7W
Got stupid, took off rocker arms and did not notice long and short push rods. Need to know which is short exhaust or intake. Thanks Mike
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55K4Y
car was dropped off for rough running when started. next morning would not start. will crank & sometimes start but stall like injectors shutting down, or just backfire in intake. disconnected fuel pump and hooked up bg injection cleaner with gas in it, same pr... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start, Engine Flooding VIN: 1GCEC14W1Y
Vehicle towed in as a no start. Customer stated he was driving and started to lose power; he then pulled over and vehicle stalled. When he tried to restart vehicle it wouldn't crank over. Pushed into shop and verified no start. It almost sounded like engine wa... Trouble codes: 0300 (random cylinder misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Turn Signals VIN: 1GBHG31R62
I have a Chevy Van with a service body on it. When it first came in I noticed that when you used the right hand turn signal both turn indicators would light up in the dash and blink fast. Replacing the right Turn signal socket fixed the "both indicator" proble...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L speedometer\tach VIN: 2G1WH55K64
HI again folks-we have an Impala in which the speedometer gets stuck at certain spots-ie 110mph.tach also erratic and sometimes inop.scanner shows good speed signal.can sometimes get speed to zero mph by cycling key 5 times or so.then works ok for a time-then ...
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1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C3HC56F4T
This car has been at the dealer 6 different times to try to correct this problem.The car will intermittently shift into second gear at seemingly any speed or any time,this will last for 2 to 3 seconds and car will then resume normal operation.The last tech dro...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L high beam, / low beam VIN: 2C4GP74L92
Hello all, Ok, on this one the left side low beam only works on low beams, and the right side high beam only works on high beams. It has a FCM ( front control module ) on the PDC. There are 4 drivers in the FCM for the headlights ( high & low ). I've checked ...
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1987 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7GR14NOH
cold runs great. hot misses at idle and when you accel to a certain rpm and speed,then smooths out. not egr or vacuum leak. any help appreciated.
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1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7GL23Y3R
Hello all, This truck's symptoms are as follows: from a cold start, will run fine for 15-20 minutes at idle, all pids are normal throughout warm up cycle. Vehicle will then begin to idle very erratic, and surge/ the idle will drop to 450, and then i can watc...
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1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Drive-axles VIN: 1B7GG23Y4V
Vehicle drives normally in 2wd. When driven in 4wd vehicle will chatter the rear tires terribly when turning. Seems like the front tires are plowing as well. Will actually stop vehicle from moving if steering wheel is cranked all the way in either direction. C...
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1999 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4B3AU4ZN9X
This car belongs to a regular and was towed in from another shop where it was taken for an overheating problem because it was clse to his work. The other shop told him it needed an engine. We found the upper radiator hose with a broken clamp spraying coolant. ...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L trans solenoid switch VIN: 1B4GP44R0Y
Well here's a Dodge symptom I've never seen and we all know there are plenty! This vehicle will reset the light but testing according to Alldata everything works during testing. Anyone seen harness or connector issues?
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7HA18N22
vehicle came in with a evap leak code p0442, i did a smoke check and found leak detiction pump fail. replaced ldp pump and with scan tool ran test and passed, returned with both evap codes p0442 and 455. recheck system and hoses. no faults found. if i plug the... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap leak)
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
This truck has got me stumped. When it's cold the problem is much worse but can be felt anytime it's under a lot of load, like 4th gear when the convertor engages on an uphill grade. It acts like it's lean but the fuel trims seem to say differant. I've replace... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl. 4 Missfire)
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L code VIN: 1FMFU18L7V
Its an 8 cylinder motor and its giving me cylinder 10 misfire. seems to be running ok. Has anybody ran into this problem. couldn't find a post or bulletin on this problem. Thanks Trouble codes: P0310
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2FMDA6F35W
Hello. Please help me with this one. I did the head gaskets, got the head serviced, put it back together and it was fine. 2 weeks later car come back with a drivability problem. A loud whistling noise can be heard while running, remove the oil filler cap and i...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDRE14L7X
Good morning fellow techs. I have a van here that I have about 20 free hours into trying to figure out. Now its time for some help... Any and all help is greatly appreciated. What I have here is a 5.4 that came in with #2 spark plug blown out. I know this is ...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L head VIN: 1FAFP6639X
Have to pull the head from this vehicle. I was told that this engine is very difficult to work on and that I need special tools to R-R this head. Looking for info on how difficult to work on. Thanks!
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L door ajar light/interior lights VIN: 2FMZA5146X
Hi Ford Techs. The interior lights will not turn off when the doors are closed, nor will the door ajar warning light turn off. I have all the door panels off, and removed the wiring connectors and put in a jumper wire. Still won't turn off. Please tell me what...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMZU72X8Y
All coolant drains directly into crankcase. We drained 3 gallons of coolant from oil pan. Engine runs great with no coolant in it. No signs of head gasket leak. when applying pressure to cooling system we can hear the air come out of the oil fill cap as fast a...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P1Y
This 2000 Ford (OUT OF) Focus has perpetual P0171 lean exhaust condition. Car runs absolutely flawless w/plenty of pep. At idle LT fuel trim is +31 & short term at +12 trying to push it even higher!!! Days earlier, I had the same symptom on a '99 escort w/same... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FTWW32F1Y
This powerstroke is a new vehicle to my shop. I am a learning PS tech. The customer states the truck is low on power under heavy load only. P0476 koer and p01668 after contribution test. Buzz test and contribution test pass. Under load I can only get 14.8 boos...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Mechanical VIN: IFTRX18291
Iam posting this for a trans shop that is in the area, They are asking has anyone else had a problem when only cold that when this is put in reverse the first thing in the morning it will act like its going into two gears at one time. If you go directly to d a...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L overdrive light VIN: 1FTWW33FX1
truck sets code for vss sensor signal, p0720, and o/d light flashes. shift is eratic at times. when monitoring pids for vss and oss, stopped at idle, vss fluctuates around 20 mph and oss around 1000 rpm. should be at 0. checked power, ground connections, tried...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Anti-Theft VIN: 2FMZA55433
Vehicle came in for running rough and intermittant no start and stall. Found cracked spark plug in #6 cylinder, all 6 plugs replaced, misfire is taken care of. Still occasionally stalls and once in a while does not start.(no crank) Every time this happens, the...
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L abs VIN: 1GTC514X1X
Hey Guys, We have read the tsb,s We have replaced the rotors with the abs rings ,wheel bearings and sensors from the dealer and are still getting low speed activation of the abs especially when turning. I have read all of the archives on similar problems and n...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GKDT13WY2
customer has brought in vehicle for intermittent 4x4 engagement on its own.says they had parked vehicle,and on restart,4x4 was on,and could not disengage.once at the shop,we could not duplicate this condition,and everything seems to be functioning properly.veh...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGCB9856M
We have repeatedly monitored the gasses-all within spec. We have swapped out coolant temp sensors and oxygen sensors with dealer parts. We have checked cam timing. No problems found. We have checked for exhaust backpressure problems, also. None found.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A91
Hello fellow Nissan and Infiniti Techs, Thanks in advance for any help. This Infiniti has been back to our shop three times and is coming back right now for good ol #4. First visit mil on, code P0420 present, at that time we found TSB for Bank 1 sensor 1 and f... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Shift from R to P or N VIN: 1J4GZ78S3V
Dear Jeep Techs, I have this Grand Cherokee fitted with 42RE transmission. The Direct clutch was burnt so we gave it an overhaul, replacing all the clutch plates, seals and gaskets. The hydraulic system was flushed and the transmission refitted It ran smoothly...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L unknown VIN: JT6GF10U5X
Hello Lexus people: This Rx 300 has a rattle in the right front on small bumps and broken pavement. We've checked for loose and worn suspension, but we don't see anything. We're afraid it's in the strut. Has anyone run into this? Thanks much!
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L transfer case/abs VIN: 5LMPU28A7X
This vehicle was towed in with a no move/grind condition from the transfer case. I found the range fork broke. The plastic inserts were broke too which may have been previous as normal. The fork ends didn't show a lot of excess wear. Customer stated she had be...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YCGE22C5S
Got code 214 on steady.Camshaft Position sensor. Erased came back on in 30 seconds. Either Mitchell manual is wrong or I got a short.Mitchell component testing of the distributor says pull out distributor(which is the CPS),leave electrical connected,turn ignit... Trouble codes: 214 (Camshaft Position sensor)
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NA3531V
Hello all, This one has caused many a gray hair. Vehicle was in 2 months ago with P0400 stored, customer stated C.E.L. had been illuminated for almost a year. EGR vacuum solenoid not functional. Replaced vacuum and vent solenoid. Engine will stall with vacuum ... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow fault)
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Rear rattle VIN: 1YVGF22CXY
Hello everyone, This Mazda has a rattle in the rear end coming from the drivers side strut area. I've hoisted and checked every item I can see for looseness or worn components. I removed the rear seat to view the tops of the struts and had a co-worker drive t...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L engine VIN: WDBFA61E6N
hi guys. we did a waterpump on vehicle due to coolant leak. had no problems,vehicle drove fine on test drive.coustomer picked up car, about ten min. later coustmer called.the engine made a squeal for about 30sec. then died, all gauges were fine accoring to cou...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L generator VIN: WDB170447V
This car was not charging battery. Generator was sent to fix. New diodes and voltage regulator. Now continue not charging. Measuring on battery or in the wire from the generator that goes on that little black device near battery. My question: what is that de...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E7W
Now three month later veh come again with exactly the same symptom, Start and die, clear codes and P1570 shows again. Owner has only one key and he said he parked veh one night at his garage and the day after the prob showed itself. I really need a good advice... Trouble codes: P1570 (DAS to ECM interrupted N3/10)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Park VIN: WDBR61J41F
Car came in wipers not parked customer had gone to Mercedes dealership prior for repair they said they tightened mountings 2 weeks later same problem they would not stand behind repair I swaped wiper motor & replaced wiper transmission adjusted wiper arms as p...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEHM55S82
Good Morning Techs on this fine Monday morning. I have a problem vehicle that came back today for Check Engine light on again with the same code P1506 Idle Air Control valve - over speed error. I have checked wiring, clean and service IAC valve, test valve and... Trouble codes: 1506 (Idle Air Control IAC - over-speed error)
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1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Misfire VIN: JA3AV11A3V
hello techs; novice mitsu. tech , we can hear this sparking arch , clicking noise at idle + on slow accelerate exactly like spark plug wire . noise is rite at distributor . tried darkness, spray water no sign of any arching , but the miss is with the clicking ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L coolant temp VIN: JA4MW31R41
i have a 01 montero xls with a coolant guage problem. koeo guage will sit on cold,after a few min. it will climb half way to hot and back to cold.it will continue to slowly fluctuate back and forth.driving vehicle at operating temp it will show hot then drop t...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
this vehicle came in with a po302 after someone else had replaced the plugs for the same code. the engine idled slightly rough at all times, but would stay running. replaced gasket and tried to align cams to crank. alignment marks are a little confusing, good ...
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1NGED27Y3Y
We replaced the clutch in this vehicle a few weeks back and noticed a hesitation on take off between 1500 to 2500 RPM. We tested the fuel pressure and it tested good. Next we tested for codes and found none. When we tested the the TPS the sweep was good but th...
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1G3HY53L1N
this car came in with an external coolant and oil leak at the lower intake. removed intake and motor was clean for the mileage. no signs of internal leaks. my mechanic did use cookies to clean surfaces. reassembled car and road tested:no problems. 3-4 days lat...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W3W
customer complains of ses light on. pulled codes for o2s heater circuit. replaced o2s twice. also o2 heater circuit fuse blows.have tested all wiring and found no problems at time of testing. grounds are good. assume short, but unable to locate. any ideas or s... Trouble codes: P0135, P0147, P0155, P1153 (insuffcient switching of o2s)
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L will not go over 2500 rpm's VIN: 1GHDX03E5W
engine will not go over 2500 rpm's
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start VIN: 2P4GP44R9W
Customer states that this Vehicle will crank but not start about once per month. The problem has been happening for almost two years. The Dealership had a chance to diagnose this but could not. The customer states that when the vehicle won't start, the radio a...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G2FS22K4X
I have a strange one here, customer was driving and car stalled like it was chugging for fuel and would not restart. I checked fuel pressure and it was at 45psi. Checked for spark with my scope and we did have spark, but then the rear coil caught fire and we r...
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1996 Saturn SL2 1.9L Door Locks VIN: 1G8ZK5270T
I am having problems with my interior locks and lights. I have checked the fuses and none appear to be blown. Also the service engine light and the check engine light are on. I have hooked a computer up but I am not getting a reading to the data link to check ...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUDC68D51
customer declined repairs at this time. Sorry for the delay, as I was battling the flu bug. Many thanks to Rui, Obie, Michael, Alex,and Bob. Apparently you just ignore the 2 in front of the fuse description in alldata. Thanks again iatn!!
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L power steering VIN: WBAGJ8323W
Sorry for taking so long to close this post,customer had to have car back.Got car back in shop,replaced power steering pump,steering assist is back to normal now.Thanks to all who replied,general consensus was either pump or gear box,judging from the replies,t...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L tcs activation VIN: 1G6KY5292V
thank you to all who took the time to reply, after spending time comparing sensor amplitude outputs on our lab scope with all wheel speed sensors on screen ,as many recommended,we found a slight increase in our new sensor (left front)output but not enough to m...
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L speedometer VIN: W06VR52R2W
Hi : Thanks for all the repies. Customer driving with the radio power supply disconnected and the speedometer never quit working. Yesterday we hook up the power wire back to the radio,removed the radio and inspected the wirings again,make sure no wires are t...
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1981 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G1AS87K4B
Thanks all for responding.There are lots of great replies and a couple that nailed it.The problem was the new choke spring was way too tight and didn't allow the choke plate to open while cranking,flooding it out.I removed the retainer with the locating tab an...
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1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS 3.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G1FP23T3L
problem ended up being injectors. replaced other 4 along with the 2 I already replaced, still reads a little on the rich side, but my emissions look good.
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13RXV
As suspected and as many said, the O2 sensor did fix the problem. Two things that confused us on this: The O2 sensor had a very good wave pattern, the only problem is that it was oscillating at the .05 volt range instead of the .5 volt. The other confusing fac...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L radio and door lock VIN: 1GNEL19W7W
Thanks to all who replied.I decided to probe the speaker wires with key off and there we found the problem.The rear speaker wires had voltage on them.The culprit turned out to be a very green connector C300 which is in the drivers kick panel.There is also a do...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L head lights
I did check the diodes and did find one of them very questionable so we replaced the alternator and battery after doing so we noticed that all of the electrical components were working a little better Thanks to all who helped out Dean [...]
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHC29U11
Thanks For The Help. Most Said Replace IGN Switch, I Rechecked Grounds At The Tank Frame Area, The Grounds At The Left Front Cab Mount Frame Area And The Grounds At The Rear Of The Right Head. All OK. It Would Not Act Up For Me. I Call A Friend At The Local Ch...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1C3EJ56HKS
Thank you for al who replied I replaced the TCM and the car is running correctly thus far thank you
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L clunk VIN: 1C3EL46U11
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I called the customer and he brought it back today, we were slow so I had time to explore. He is the original owner, bought new. bearings OE-tight, axle nuts--tight, rack bush--tight, motor mounts--look good. I pull C-...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L no start after new VIN: 1C3EL66R85
Car fixed and gone. thanks for the help. after getting the skim # the next podject was to get the PCM programed Dave was correct this is a generic control unit and has no programming on it unlike the others that are pre programed and with some options slecting...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3P3ES47C6T
I replaced the vacuum hose to the booster, made no difference, replaced the EGR assembly, no difference. I had the customer try a couple of things when it acted up. After he got the vehicle to a stop, I had him hold the brake and increase the idle to about 150...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R8Y
It runs! Thanks to all, especially Tom, Troy, Nicholas, Terry, Hummels, Gilbert, and Robert..the problem was the cam and crank sensor rings...they went to a new system in mid year 2002, so I had to pull the engine back out and swap in the cam and crank sensor ...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3B8DJ46X6Y
well here our customer had more solution in his hands than what he never thought. Sometimes, as you might know, as many information the customer can give you the easier is to fix a vehicle. This vehicle was already “touch” by a body shop. We found out that the...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Code 1740 VIN: 3B7HF13Z11
Virtually all the replies have pointed to problems with the lockup torque converter. It's possible that it didn't act up during my test drives because the transmission and oil were not hot enough. As of this time the customer has not wanted to go further.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L convertor VIN: 3B7HF13YX1
I would like to thank evryone who took the time to reply to my help request, Scott,Sorin,Lorne,Jimmy,Leslie,Chris,Felipe,Lenny,Jerry,Har old, Eric,Joe,Jerry,William,Richard,Jonathan,and,Walter. most of you stated that the most comon cause of this symptom,tork ...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25391
customer could only afford 1 hour of diagnostic time. Took vehicle to dealer where she could get payment plan. Talked with dealer about van they replaced the ecm and repaired concern. No specific repair info they pretty much took a guess and it worked sorry ca... Trouble codes: 172 (rich run).
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L door locks/dash/interior lights/theft deterrent VIN: 2B4GP44RX2
So far it would seem that the BCM is the common thread from everyone. The customer has not decided to spend the money yet as it resets every time just by unhooking the battery. There is mention of PCM as well, I don't see the evidence but when we are dealing w...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10T0J
sorry i took so long to fix this truck but i got lost and confused- i recieved alot of good advise-i did narrow the problem down to the distributor pick up coil-i replaced it but it still wouldnt start-i still had no spark or injector pulse-after going back an... Trouble codes: 212 (erratic pip signal).
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1994 Ford F800 5.9L lights & wipers VIN: 1FDXF80C3S
A huge, HUGE thanks to Brian at Western Auto Electric in Alburqueque; his fax had just the answers I needed. Having been tripped up by Ford in the past, looking for a relay that doesn't exist or not knowing that there WAS a relay involved, I just needed a be...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L starter VIN: 2FMDA5149T
thanks for the help guys almost everyone said the same thing,possible mlp sensor.I replaced it and problem is fixed.Itook yhe old one and removed the weather packing and tapped it on my hand and found it to be full of condensation.
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
Thanks to everyone who sent me Ideas. James from indiana and Michael both hit it on the head. The fuel trim was so out it would not allow the injectors to fire right at idle. With pulling the battery connection for 10 minutes and WOT 10 times the fuel trim res... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L cam shaft
Thank you all that replied. I did not realize that Ford had 2 different engines for that m.y. You guys saved me a lot of work and I also now have more information to work with. We did not change the cams, only the chains and crank sproket, and tightners. Thank...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP15P3X
Well, cannot assume everything is OK inside that airbox! The 'snap in' airflow sensor housing was loose & not centered inside airbox. Sensor was not inline w/airflow & air surrounding outside of sensor (but inside airbox) was bypassing sensor element! Fix was ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1).
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on, Runs rough at times VIN: 1FTRX07WXY
After reviewing the replies that we recieved and doing some double checking, we made a call to the Identafix hot line and were told the they have experienced problems using autolite platinium plugs instead of motorcraft in these fords. I personally have had no... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 5.4L door windows VIN: 1FMNU40L9Y
several suggestions were sent to me to help me find the problem with this car. most delt with the relays. seems the switched power to the battery saver module had somehow been disrupted. ran a new wire from the ignition switch to the battery saver ye\gn wire a...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Door Locks VIN: 2FMZA514X1
Thanks to all who replied and told us to look into the door latches.Unfortunately that did not fix this vehicle ,or Ford has updated that system in this model year to keep just such an issue from happening.The problem with this vehicle is definitely in the fro...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L oil in cooling system VIN: 571EA53670
thanks for the help guys, the oil cooler has a very small leak , i would guess it gets bigger when engine is warm, i put it in a bucket of water with a air regulator on it & would you believe it took about 40 psi before i would get a bubble. the oil filter ada...
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56F91
After being scolded for not doing enough testing, I hang my head in shame and beg for forgiveness. Charles [...], aka Dieselman, asked if any codes returned after the second failure. One did. P1211. He said that code relates to fuel system or high pressure oi... Trouble codes: P0167 (Feedback signal), P0344 (Cam sensor), P1247 (Turbo boost low), P1211 (ICP pressure above or below desired).
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L charge lamp VIN: 2FAFP74W53
Thanks to all who replied. Especially the guy from Georgia who called me with some tips. It turned out to be the wrong alternator. (This guy is a used car lot. I think he spends more money trying to do it cheap, than to fix it right the first time!) His altern...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNX21FX3
We had the local dealer replace cam sensor. Has not died sense repairs. Thanks for all the replys.
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2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.8L control head VIN: 1FMNU45S95
Performed pin-out tests at EATC controlhead. All voltages are correct. Replaced blower control module, test operation, ok.
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2000 Geo Metro 1.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR2269Y
Thanks for all your help. To conclude this I will have to admit that I hate o2 sensors that fit all. After further investigation the sensor I installed was wired wrong the signal and ground wires were reversed. Worked well when wired correctly. Trouble codes: 134 (b1 s1 inactive 02).
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13W4V
THANKS EVER SO MUCH you guys are all great. This one is finally fixed. Special thanks to Ed and Peter who responded after my update with their previous experiences. I went to work this morning and before going to Tim Hortons I did as Ed and Peter suggested, un...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGC65555Y
sorry for the delay, have been waiting for the cust to return. What we found to be the problem was a leak in the two way valve. Replaced the valve and solonoid and the car is fixed Trouble codes: P1456, P1457.
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S6DM58W51
the problem was vacuum leak at intake i couldnt find it when the engine was hot but cold it showed up good i had to run the propane hose under the plenumn to find the leak it wasent leaking outboard side.thanks to everyone that wrote before i go i have to say ... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 304 (misfire 4 cyl).
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L hard start cold VIN: 4S2CY58Z2N
well 5 responses and I had tried all of them, finally we put a new ECM in it and we have not heard back, and it has been about 2 weeks so no news is good news. thank you for the help, Ron
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1992 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L rear brakes VIN: 2J4FY29SXN
Well we did not get this one fixed. I did recieve 6 replies. They were all very helpful. Every piece of the brake system has been replaced twice. Including shoes, drums, wheel cyl, brake lines, porportioning valve, master cylinder, brake booster, measured push...
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