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1979 BMW 528i 2.8L evap/heater core case
I am ready to pull the evap/heater core case on this because the right control drive shaft-to-the control knob has broken. It's stuck tight in the case, but can't get my hands on any kind of service manual. Looks like the dash comes out first (yippie) but if a...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV334X1
Vehicle Came into shop with code 128 and Leaking water pump I replaced Water Pump and reset mil light after driving for 2 days light came back on I replaced Temp Sensor On Left side behind oil filter housing because that is one BMW Sent to me for coolant Senso... Trouble codes: 128 (Coolant Below Thermostat Regulating Temp)
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1987 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6CD1189H
got a good one here guys and girls. car came in from another shop, cuts out will not idle. start car up you have to feather gas to keep running give it to much fuel and car dies. if you spay carb cleaner down throttle body car runs perfect. fuel psi 12psi good... Trouble codes: 53 (distributor signal interupted), 52 (ecm long term memory reset)
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L abs VIN: 1GYEK63N42
Hi everybody : This is my boss's wife car. abs will sometimes kicks in when the vehicle moving at about 10 kms and come to a stop. Check for DTC got 4 out but I can't remember,but none of them is relate to the wheel speed sensor. We put 2 front wheel speed s...
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1988 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 5.7L No down shift VIN: 2GBHG31K0J
This is an Army truck and yes the milage is correct. There is no down shift. The theroy I read stated when you floor the gas the MAP voltage goes high and then the PCM grounds the down shift relay and puts 12volts to the solenoid. The data stream shows the MAP...
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCEC14Z3M
The truck runs well, idles smoothly in park, but will not idle in gear. Scan tool shows IAC counts drop when shifter moves from park position. IAC counts 27 at idle in park, but slowly drop when PRNDL switch moves. Does not require trans gear engagement to ach...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L rear brake lights VIN: R3V1567807
This problem truck came to me with no brake lights on as soon as you apply the brake , the fuse blows.Hazard lights work well until you touch the brake,an aftermarket trailer brake controller was installed so I immediatley disconnected it to see if it was the ...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L parking/brake lights VIN: 2G1WL152M2
This car has no rear parking lights, no signal lights, no brake lights, but the third brake light is working only. Customer has replaced the brake switch and the tail light bulbs and still the same problem. Any idea what cause that? I'm thinking the problem is...
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L engine VIN: 2CNBJ13C5X
Hello, thanks for any assistance that you might offer. This vehicle has been maintained by the book and the engine oil used has always been valvoline 5W30 synthetic. The vehicle is towed behind a motor home once a year in summer to the Rockies from Manitoba....
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1998 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L lack of power VIN: 3CEL45H3WT
This car is from used car lot. It has no power, like timing is out. We are aware of the distributor problems with these units. Tried a known good distributor. Has good vacume and new map.We have checked timing with a light and is 10 degrees retarded with compu...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C3HD46J7X
need some chrysler help fellow members; engine stalls at idle intermittently, rough idle up to 900 rpm, above 900 rpm ok. fuel trim on right bank 0%, fuel trim on left bank -12%. no misfires. smoke test-no o-rings leaking. leaking at intake runner control shaf...
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1990 Dodge W250 5.9L 1st Gear VIN: 1B7KM2687L
Hi techs! We need help with transmission that we have completely rebuilt. It takes 2 to 3 minutes before it will engage. The original problem was no reverse. That problem was the reverse piston. We put in an updated thicker piston. By the way this transmission...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R1W
vehicle came in no start. no fuel pressure. put fuel pump in and vehicle cranked almost started and quit getting spark. did tests for losing spark according to chrysler. test conclude replace pcm. no start. relays started chattering and starter wouldn't stay e...
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L front cover seal VIN: 3B6MC36D4W
Installing new front seal in cover,and not sure of procedure.Seal package has 2 seals in it with installation tool,which is cover for crank. My problem is the black thiner seal.Not sure which way it goes and installation procedure. There wasn,t an inner thin s...
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on, no battery volts at VIN: 1B3ES46C9Y
Vehicle would start at first and customer said it would stall after reaching nirmal operationg temp. But it stopped before it reached operating tempt. would restart at first then lost all spark. But had fuel pressure. Postive battery post was corroded excessiv...
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2003 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RX3
The vehicle came in because it wouldn't pass emissions test we don't get into this kind of work but due to it belonging to a good customer I kinda got stuck with it. At first we pulled codes and it said the 02 sensor 1/1 was bad so we replaced it light went ou... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel sys 1/1 rich), P0174 (Fuel sys 2/1 lean), P0132 (02 sensor 1/1 voltage high), P0175 (Fuel sys 2/1 rich)
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1969 Ford Mustang 302CID control valve VIN: 5678435765
The problem started out as the car only having power steering to the left side. I rebuilt the power steering control valve. The car then only had power steering to the right. (I probably turned a bad valve spool the opposite way.) I installed a rebuilt power s...
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1992 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L master cylinder/ front brakes VIN: 1FACP36X2N
rear brake lines leaking-replaced from master back to rear wheels. After that rf wheel locks up and drags during braking. lf wheel does not apply at all. Replaced everything listed in repair history and problem still is there. Just wondering if any one has the...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L No Start
Truck will flood when the block heater is not pluged in. When pluged in it will start fine. The block heater is heating the coolant in the block. Have replaced the CTS and it did not help. I tested the new CTS and it is within spec. I have cleaned the injector...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall
this truck aparently have a electronic problem. after three or four minutes running just stop like if you turn the ignition sw off. my problem here is i can't retrieve codes and i dont know maybe some of know how because this vehicle is obdi and my scanner not...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Suspension VIN: 1FASP14JXS
vibration sets in at about 60 mph at cruise or acceleration, but leaves when you let off the throttle. feel it in the body, not steering wheel. cv joints seem good, can't feel any play in them and no noise in tight turns either foward or reverse. no play in ba...
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46F2X
customer replaced cam sensor after truck died on him.ran fine for three days died again.towed to us ,I pin tested all wires from cam sensor to pcm.pcm was replaced,no help.replaced cam sensor again,truck ran for aweek ,,died again.customer just bought this tru... Trouble codes: 344 (cam sensor intermittent)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Shift-no speedo VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
Trans was rebuilt 3 times at trans shop and also replaced speed sensor several times because of a erratic shift and no speedometer at times.We aquired this car and checked it out,wiring,sensors ect.. and decided to replace the electronic control module.This is...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U41
A little help please. This Taurus has a stalling problem. If you let it sit idling for 20 mins, it will just randomly shut off. No stumble. Just shut off. It will always start right back up. I checked for vacuum leaks, replaced mass air flow sensor, new IAC mo...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFPS5222
I am working on a 2002 taurus w/ a flex fuel v-6 and customer complaint is there is a lack of power and poor fuel economy. The vehicle runs like a 4-cylinder engine w/ no power. runs smooth and drives good other than this problem. already tested voltage at fue...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L raidio VIN: 1FAFP55252
the customer said the riadio shuts off when he hits bumps. i tapped on the raidio in the trunk and on the dash and i cannot get it to shut off. is there a common problem with theese. thanks for any help shane
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L94
Hi, and thanks in advance for the help. This is a Ford cube van (is OBDII compliant) and we are having some really goofy problems. Complaint is that it surges at hi-way speeds and won't go over 65mph (not governed). Initial scan test found the listed the above... Trouble codes: P2197 (O2 sensor stuck lean), P0172 (System too rich), P2195 (O2 Sensor lean)
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2003 GMC C7500 6.6L Fuel,Oil,Volt, Temp Gages VIN: 1GDK7J1CX3
This Vehicle has no Temp,Volt,Oil.or Fuel gage Function,Tachometer works aswell as Speedometer,Vehicle was repaired at GM Dealer,along with another Truck of this Series,with Same problem. Was told fix was a Bad Connection;ie(Ground) wasn't specific. Based on m...
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1985 Honda Civic 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMAR6529F
Car has no fast idle. Checked for leaks ect. Has had no fast idle since new carb put on. Vacuum advance does not work but I am currently ignoring this problem b/c I cannot get the fast idle to work physicly on the carb. Hose 18 comes into the fast idle control...
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JHMCA5646J
This Accord LXi has a lot of miles but very well maintained. The complaint is rough idle, it at times almost stalls out at a stop. I have verified that idle speed control is not the problem. Lab scoping both O2 sensors confirms that sensor B is leaner that sen...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L center support bearing VIN: 2HKYF18513
This pilot has a squeal from the center support bearing. There is a bulletin that states the entire shaft has to be replaced. Anybody dealt with this? Has anybody been able to replace just the bearing? Driveshaft assembly is $950. Seems a shame to have to repl...
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1993 Isuzu Pickup S 3.1L leak VIN: 4S1CR11Z8N
I am looking for a complete fuel tank assembely. New or used will be ok. We have checked all of our local suppliers and fuel tanks can be found, but no pump assembely, level sender, rollover valves ect. can be found. This truck is used primarily in the mud - i...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C7Y
HI, CODES P0171,PO174 BOTH BANKS LEAN,HAVE DONE SMOKE TEST NOTHING FOUND,HOWEVER WHEN USING PROPAIN UNDER FRONT OF LOWER INTAKE I GET RICH MIXTURE & SMOOTH IDLE, BEFORE TAKING INTAKE OFF, I SURE WOULD LIKE SOME IMPUT FROM ANY ONE WHO MIGHT HAVE BEEN INTO ONE O... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB12194
PLEASE HELPPPPP!!! We have towed this car in numerous times for a crank no start condition. We have been chasing this for almost 2 1/2 years. Everything imaginable has been replaced. Heres the list Plugs, wires, ecm, a/f, f/f, tps, map sensor, battery, severa...
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2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: KNACD12661
TIA. This car towed from another shop. It had been there for around 2 months. I scanned it and found the P0335. I found the signal wire was shorted to ground due to improper installation (harness was misrouted and cut) of the sensor by the previous shop. I ins... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP signal)
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Shiting VIN: JM1TA222XX
Looking for a mazda/ford tech that has ran across this concern with these salt-water buggies... Transmission will intermitantly have a harsh 1-2 shift, with a delayed "70 kmh" 2-3 shift, 3-4 shift will follow shortly after due too the speed... Scanner shows th...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E4W
engine performs normally now(good strong acceleration, under differing throttle applications),dtc po100 set can anybody say if this now needs factory programming or should replace with factory mass air flow sensor. thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow sensor a)
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L starter interupt VIN: 2MELM74W4S
horn sounds and will not turn over until the door locks are cycled then works as designed. data base does not list a pats system and i am unable to identifiy any foreign wiring from an after market security sys. any help is appreciated.
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L tcl VIN: 6MMAP67P72
I do not know if this the right area to post this problem. We have a reoccuring P1101 for vacuum control solinoid/circuit fault. We performed all tests listed in Mitchell as we are not well acquainted with this code and system. All tests proved ok. We installe...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A71
This vehicle came into our shop wtih check engine light on and codes p174 and p1320(primary circuit). We replaced 3 coils and mass air meter to solve problem. After second road test check engine light came back on. We scanned with our snap on solus in vehicle ... Trouble codes: P1165
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1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L noise VIN: 1G3HY52Y5W
this car came in with high pitch screech coming from the area of the torque converter checked for end play in crank none found no fluid leaks pulled the transmission out replaced converter with rebuilt from gm had the trans pulled apart by local transmission m...
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WPOJB0925J
Hello, everybody!! I am crying!! This 928 towed in for stalling, running rough. I do NOT work Porsche usually but this customer is a special. I do NOT have a scan tool for this, so I can not get the DTC, if it has any. Anyway it runs very rough, surging, st...
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2002 Subaru Impreza TS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG655X2
wire harness and grounds in emissions harness check ok.code returns after customer drives car for several weeks. freeze frame data: 2425 rpm 187 cool temp 31 mph 5.9 engine load .8% ltft 5.32 map sensor 0% stft Trouble codes: P1507 (idle control system function)
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L soft pedal VIN: 1G367R78WS
This truck came in with a blown rear metal brake line(from rust) in the back above the rear axle. These lines are above the rear level valve. I replaced the bad brake lines, and blead out all four brakes. The brake bedal still goes to the floor, and does not p...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L radiator VIN: 3VWCA21C3X
I have air trapped in this cooling system and can't seem to get all out. Car came in running hot. Found inop left fan motor. Replaced fan motor, thermo switch and replaced the coolant. Ran vehicle for 5 min and it over heated. Upper radiator hose was hot and l...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C2X
We have this beetle with a code 16501 (P0117) temp sensor. I have replaced the sensor but code will not clear. The coolant light flashes blue a right after the key is turned on and will not stop flashing. Thanks for any help you can be!!! Mickey Trouble codes: 16501 (engine temp sensor)
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1992 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: HDHFBUF48R
hey guys got this car and there is no spark coming from the coil put new coil and still no spark.There is power coming in on the negative blue wire with the ignition on and when cranking and power coming out of positive red and white wire am i missing somethin...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUJC68E75
Thanks to all who replied. Pulled Engine/Trans as a unit with the subframe, not difficult at all.
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6344Y
the car is fixed. as it turns out the new air mass meter was bad. the real kicker was even though it was bad it was slightly better than the orignal. the long term trim droped 10% points with the bad sensor (11.7%). with the good sensor installed the trim is n... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189.
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L compressor VIN: 5UXFX53562
The problem was that auxiliary fan was bad and sent a signal to the electronic computer and it stayed shut out. Installed a new aux. fan assmbly and reset the computer, then worked great.
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1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD5156K
Thanks for the info!!! problem was the ground next to the starter, i relocated it used a couple of star washers and it purrs like a kitty..
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1989 Chevrolet R3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GBHR34K9K
will this one is fixed, thanks for the help i recieved, checked ground wires at the computer and one had 6.5 resistance, that would be the one on the back of the head, cleaned and went to 0.1 back fire was gone. my man cleaned the ones on the intake but not th...
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1991 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 4.3L hvac module VIN: 2GCFK19Z8M
well ended up being two wires down by he starter had rubbed together for 215,000 miles. and finaly rubbed through. thank you all for the suggestions. Ron [...]
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13W5W
This vehcle needed a fuel injector very badly. Apparently the pop off valves developed an uncontrollable leak and were dumping fuel. The MAP sesnsor also appeared to be partially clogged. I cleared the blockage, installed the injector and gave the the 'Offical... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0108 (MAP circuit voltage high).
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L air flow VIN: 1GNDS13S23
Thanks for the replies. It ended up being the AC/heater mode door motor. WE followed the flow chart to find it. We were concetrating on the motor reset proceedure because the customer said the problem started after her ignition switch went bad. This could have...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4L3AU52N5T
Well first of all I would like to thank all who replied. Shortly after posting this we had the customer take the car to the local Chrysler dealership for a second opinion. The dealer sent the car back saying that they believed the distributor was bad. So as pe...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD56F8T
Thank you for everyones help. The fly wheel had the slightest cracks around the bolts. It must have been just enough to throw the synch off. I do not know why I did not see it with my scope. Replaced the flywheel and the vehicle operated perfect. Just checked ... Trouble codes: P1391 (cam/crank signal missing).
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46R6W
hi everyone and thanks for your help with this vehicle. this one is fix. after all the test we made we found the crank sensor connector broken but that not solve our problem. so after a lot of diagnostic in this vehicle we swap computers with a known good a pr... Trouble codes: P0622 (generator field circuit).
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1989 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FABP52U6K
I appreciate all the replys on this one. Kent from Florida hit it almost on the head of the nail. The trans shop had moved the wires and distribotor and it was at least 12 deg. advanced for what I could see from the timing mark. Ford never did learn to put t... Trouble codes: 22 (MAP out of range), 53 (TP/FPL sensor signal too high).
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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L speedometer VIN: 1FABP44E7K
i pulled the cable out of the trans and inspected the gears. both were in great shape. pulled the cluster apart and lubed the cable. upon reinstalling the cluster i realized that the cable was not sliding all the way done against the cluster case. so when i ja...
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1989 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L timing VIN: 1FDKF37G3K
One of you hit it right. It was the reluctor ring in the distributor that was off a little throwing the timing off and causing the miss firing. I guess that was why the timing light would not work with the spout connector out and the truck ran better when it w...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW35H6T
First I want to thank Bob from Michigan, Laneard from Texas, Andy from Alberta and Wayne, Patrick, Daniel, Dean and Fred from BC. I tried several of the recomendations including injector leak down and also I checked injectors with a lab scope but all checked o... Trouble codes: P1443 (evap purge solenoid), P0175 (bank 2 sys rich), P1703 (P1708- P0300 random misfires), P1708 (P0300 random misfires), P1443 (evap purge solenoid), P1152 (ho2s21 sensor indicates rich).
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPF28Z6W
Hey guys I thank you for all your help. Unfortunatly the company that had this vehical has a new truck coming to replace this one and I had to give it back. thanks again and sorry it took so long to reply. Trouble codes: P1451 (EVAP System Vent Control Valve Circuit Malfunction).
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L transfer case VIN: 1FMPU18L3X
The Nightmare has left the building. I sent it out to the dealer to complete the diagnostic testing with the factory scan tool. The testing found no power to the TOD selanoid from the central junction box. The box was replaced and solved the electrical issues ...
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1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK29RXT
Hi all techs : Only 3 replies on this one,I spent another 3 hrs with another mechanic still can't make this truck running,and we have other cars to work on. We have to put this one on hold for now. Thank you for helping
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGED6352M
Sorry, but I never got this guy back for the fix. Five out of eleven didn't like the cat because of the hi o2, hi co, and temp inversion (should be hotter out the back) A couple of guys didn't like the manifold with its modified o2 sensor placement and possibi...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L immobilizer VIN: 1HGCG5649X
Ok guys and gals, this one is down the road. First of all i want to thank the fifteen replys i got for this help request. Thank You. The generalities of this fix deal with having to take the car to the dealers. They have whats called a 'PGM Tester' to reset th...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L timing VIN: L9ICM9434R
Thanks to all for the info. Found out the cams were not placed back in the clynder heads correctly. Between the cams being off and not having enough info on the timing set I was getting nowere. This vehicle was away from the customer for a month so corporate h...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D61
it appears that this model is known for several problems-vacuum leaks, ignition coils & jumped cam timing. We checked the intake manifold vacuum & found it to be low. After smoking the intake we removed the right side valve cover & found the upper timing cha... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl. 4 misfire detected).
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L unknown VIN: JT6GF10U5X
This Lexus had the same problem as the Camry with the noisy shock tower upper bushing plate. You can't see the problem in the old unit, but we installed updated bushing and bearing from Toyota and noise was gone. Thanks to everyone.
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1989 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, MIL Flickers VIN: 1LNBM81F5K
Thanks to everyone for their ideas. Most said check grounds. I did that, installed a breakout box and followed pinpoint test from Shop Key. The ground from the battery was solid. The main grounds to the ECM were solid. The only ones I lost were the grounds out...
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1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L OBD system readiness VIN: JM1BB1418T
Customer was advised by manager to take the Mazda to the dealer. I do not know if the car was fixed or not. I did receive some very good information from Dennis and John thanks a lot, too bad I did not get the chance to try to fix. Anyway I'm gratefull to all ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L ABC system VIN: WDBNG75JX1
thanks to all of you guys that responded, I bled the system, then took it out for a test drive, the light does not come on and the ride is much smoother thanks again. Ron [...]
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50UXV
Thanks for all the replies,7 out of 10 recomend the use of the tool and that is what I did I went to the local Auto Part and bought the OTC set, the car is runnig fine,Thanks for all the HELP,Thomas. Trouble codes: P0340.
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L control head VIN: JA3XD64B6N
customer needed vehicle and has not returned yet. but i will remove the control haed and open to see if the illumination circut is repairable. i'll let you know
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1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G3HN52K6T
thanks techs the vehicle is fixed most of the replies sent me to the pcv system that is were the problem was found the small o ring on the pcv valve was in fact left out, replaced pcv valve and the small o ring car runs fine that was a costly mistake but thank...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L brake pedal VIN: 1G2WJ12X3S
YES,I have fixed this vehicle!As noted by several of you,I had 2 rear calipers fail,the slides were fine,though.I clamped off the brake lines and released 1 at a time,but it was kinda difficult due to 2 being frozen.They actually clamped down on rotors,but onl...
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1991 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.3L failsafe VIN: WPOCB296-1
hey guys the car went away before we were able to attempt to diagnose properly all data way to read blink codes at eng lite made no sense to me we kept getting 25 couldent find fault code 25 discription maby we missed the blink count only 25 each try only no o...
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L trans temp VIN: 1G8ZK5279Y
Saturn is fixed! Most reply were right on target..esp Ernest who nailed every issue. We found coolant sensor was leaking fluid & coroding terminals..sending false tempurature reading. As a point of info, this was also causing a intermitant no start...touching ...
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L rear VIN: 1G8JU52F41
I think I have this one fixed, or at least found the culprit, it was an outer lower control arm bushing, I had taken all control arms loose from the spindle and found one that was very difficult to move, it is basically designed like a ball joint with a bolt t...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6857X
Dave answered: We've had issues with these being EGR system issues or vacuum leaks causing the O2 codes. Eyeball the switching times in the O2 or feed it extra fuel, and if the sensors go rich look for a plugged/blocked/restricted/ hanging EGR. No working EGR ... Trouble codes: P0130.
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L fuel guage VIN: JT2BG22K7Y
Removed fuel assembly and did not see problem with baffles as some suggested. While scratching my head and looking down in fuel tank,noticed scratches in tank where float arm elbow sits. Bent arm as best I could and loosened float assembly,then moved assembly ...
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