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1996 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9645T
Car came in as a cranks but no start. No codes. Car has no spark or injector pulse. Checked all fuses - good. Has good fuel pump and pressure. Vantage has good waveform on CYP/CKP sensors 1 and 2. There is 12v pwr at all coils and injectors. Good pwr and grnd ...
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1985 BMW 735i 3.4L coil VIN: WBAF840369
customer brought this car in with an occasional no start problem we caught it not starting and observed that we had injector pulse and no spark checked and have power at the coil no pulse to fire it though cant find much info on this system any help pointing m...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L no comunication VIN: WBAGH8335X
went to have car smog and have no comunication with the obdII plug. but the bmw plug works. check the power and grounds and the wire from the obdII plug to the bmw plug all seam to be fine. thanks for the help.
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L keyless entry VIN: 2G4WS52JXY
This car came to shop with the keyless entry not working. The dealer diagnosed this vehicle needing a keyless entry receiver. I have alldata system It tells me that it takes .6 hr to change. But the instructions says to pull the dash pad. This looks to be very...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L dome and dash lights VIN: W06VR52R0V
Customer complaint is no dash lights, and interior lights stay on. I'm thinking possibly a bad D.S. door latch for the interior lights and something else for the dash lights, but I wanted to ask you guys first before I got elbow deep in it, is there a common f...
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1978 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L race car overcharging VIN: 1JTRN5522R
Hi I drive a 78 Camaro at a race track they want a kill switch to cut off everything including the battery, alternator, guages, if i put the kill switch on either side of the battery and the car is running it still runs I think the alternator is fielding or fe...
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1993 Chevrolet Pickup K3500 6.5L speed sensor
if you are in 3rd gear the motor is running at about 2000rpm the input sensor is running about the same but the output sensor is running about 1000rpm the truck will set a code 85 after you drive witch is a undocumented ratio then the tranny goes in too hi lin...
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1994 Chevrolet G30 Sportvan 7.4L backfire VIN: 1GAHG39N1R
Thanks in advance for the help. I'm working on this 15 passenger van for our church, the parts and labor are on me! But it's got me stumped. Here's what's going on: Under moderate to heavy acceleration under load, there is a lack of power and backfiring throug...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Pass Key VIN: 2G1WL52M3S
This car is a intermittent no start. When fault occurs, there is no ground from Theft Deterent Module (TDM) to Start Enable Relay (SER). Otherwise, there is a ground present. My question is this. Should there be a ground from the TDM to the SER when the key is...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 1-2 shift 4th gear VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
Car came in for a fluid change made my tech drive it, shop policy here. After fluid anf filter change, od drive would kick in and out intermittantly. Changed the PWM and 3-2 downshift solenoid drove ok for a about 20 miles then i lost 1st and 4th gear all toge...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L alternator VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
hello all in iatn country. first thanks for all who respond. i have this vehicle in for the first time with the #4 fuse blowing. customer has stated this problem has been going on for months and is has replaced the alternator 2 or 3 times now and is tired of r...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L reduced power VIN: 1GNDT13S72
Vehicle has same symptoms as reduced power mode. Incorrectly calculates engine load demand at 100% when trying to accelerate motor this occurs both in park and in drive mode with max speed of 20mph. The PCM has been changed. Fuel delivery system has been verif...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF52E84
When the car does'nt start it has no spark. There is nothing consistent other than leaving it cool off for a bit then it starts again. It will run once its started and will not leave you stranded. I have wiggled the harness, repaired 1 ground and inspected the... Trouble codes: P0443, P0645, B1440, B2587, B2964, B3128
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L enige oiling VIN: KL1TD52684
We double checked oil filter aplication, replaced filter and oil to be sure they were correct, no change. Hooked up oil pressure guage, when warm, 5 - 15 psi. Cold start I had up to 40 psi at idle, but would drop on rpm increase. Also, preasure would fluctuate...
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1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L noise VIN: 2P4GP4537T
This vehicle came in with miss fire. Found bad exhaust valve. Replaced valve and reinstalled head. Had lifter noise that would not go away on head that we reinstalled. We put all new lifters in head and still had noise. We decided to put a used head on vehicle...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 2.4L flex plate harm bal VIN: 2B4FP25BSV
th owner is complaining of noise. he is of spanish or ---some forien country to me. he speaks little english. but i heard th noise. knocking noise. sounds like a rod. but u hear it when emgine is idling in gear and with a little pressure on th throttle. i drov...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L abs VIN: 1B7HF13Z3Y
i have a rear abs code 84 mismatched vin, the customer has been a number of times for interm staling no codes. perform wiggle test at pcm conectors and confermed stalling. instal pcm, and using snapon motis entered vin and could not enter last digit "4". conti...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L frt washer pump VIN: 2D4GP44L83
Customer went to dealer and was told to replace w/p. As he is good customer of ours he asked us to do it knowing that it may not work. When activating switch, bcm sees switch on. Using drbIII, FCM/IPM shows frt w/p circuit open. I have unplugged bcm and ipm to...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RX4
after replacing cam sensor performed wiggle test on all wiring. problem started after 4 to 5 miles before sensors was replaced-now starts after 15 to 20 miles. feels like fuel shutoff is accuated. replaced crank sensor due to failing of tap test. tighted pins ... Trouble codes: P0344, P0339
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1989 Ford F-Super Duty 7.5L Excessive Emissions, backfire VIN: 2FDLF47G3K
Hi thanks for take your time with this problem. This vehicle has been in the shop for a couple of days. The vehicle make really loud backfire like a explotion when you hit the accelerator and close quikly at about WOT. We have been trace a couple of signals bu...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y1R
customer stated that the engine would stall intermitently, found secondary ignition in need of servicing, replace cap, rotor, plugs, wires, pcv, found corrosion in the fuse/relay center, cleaned all corrosion from center, scoped pip signal from the dist to the... Trouble codes: 211 (erratic pip signal)
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F8S
vehicle will stall intermittently. according to customer: "as if i turned off the key". he also states that the truck will restart: "almost immediately". i have test driven the truck several times and it will not fail for me. cannot find a fault while its al...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
This Explorier well surge at around 35 mph. If I unplug EGR the surge goes away. The EGR valve was replaced with no luck. I have also tried a new control valve and a new DPFE sensor with no change. Fuel pressure is good and the MAF sensor is only a month old. ...
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDXF47F9X
customer states vehicle very hard starting only after 2 days or more sitting havent been able to verify concern vehicle will be left with me soon vehicle will only start after being pluged for several hours before that no smoke or anything has had all injector...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L refuels (very slow) VIN: 1FTPX14554
hello group, hopefully there are some ford techs or any other pro's that has ran across this. when you go to refuel it takes fuel very slow. the more fuel you get in the faster it kicks the pump off. to fill this the customer states you have to go so slow it t...
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2001 Geo PRIZM 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YSK52851Z
DTC P1349, Intake Camshaft (CMP) Position System code occurs intermittently always around 30-40 mph usually 35-45% throttle. Vehicle has new CMP actuator and we tested it on vehicle w resistance test OK and applied current causing engine to stumble and stall a... Trouble codes: P1349 (intake camshaft position cmp system)
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1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L no acceleration VIN: 1GTGK29F9R
vehicle will intermitantly not accelerate, could happen when just started or while running, no specific condition causes the problem. vehicle will idle fine. a restart normally results in a return to normal operation.due to the intermitant nature of the proble... Trouble codes: 23 (accelerator pedal posotion 1 fault), 27 (app 2 fault), 84 (app fault)
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Auto Trans VIN: 1HGCG6654X
Hello everyone, This Car towed in from body shop.Put car into drive there is A delay, goes into drive falls out of drive back Into drive falls out and back into drive.Then you can drive and it shifts fine until you come to A stop the it does the same thing.In...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start VIN: SHSRD78893
THis CR-V was towed in as a no-start. Customer stopped at a store, came out, and the vehicle would not start. The fuel pump runs, but it has no injector pulse or spark. Cranks good. When the vehicle is cranked, the red antitheft light at the radio flashes once...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L door ajar warning VIN: 5GRGN23U43
Thanks in advance for your valuable time and hello from Katrinaville. What my customer brought to me is a H2 with random right rear door ajar warnings. Of course the suspension drops and it drives him crazy. Well,he's anal already and this hits a nerve. Could ...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L air bag light on VIN: KMHWF35V9Y
car`was in accident, air bags didn't go off,customer said the light came on a few days later, i have no communication with air bag system, i checked fuses, wiring and grounds, all look ok, replaced air bag module and still no communication , i am using a snap-...
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK57D5X
hello all. i hope someone can help me. this vehicle has been in every 2 or 3 months with the same code. the customer has no complaint with the way the vehicle runs. just that every 2 or 3 months the mil light comes on and the code we get is p0107 map sensor. w... Trouble codes: P0107 (map sensor circuit low)
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1985 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 2.5L No Start VIN: JCUD7443FT
4 cyl engine...flywheel sometimes has timing issues but...this flywheel has dowel keyway..so only can go on one way...seems like we are just missing something easy...please help
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L differential VIN: 1J4GZ78S1T
ok guys i need help on this jeep. have a whining in rearend starting at 50mph on acceleration and coasting. pulled apart and found pinion and side bearing pitting, replaced and installed new crush sleeve. i dont really have all the tools to set up rearends but...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNCLM97V5
hello ford friends, this vehicle is showing lean fuel condition. LT. fuel trim is 23% bank 1 24% bank 2. checked for vacuum leaks, pcv hoses, air boot intake etc. no troubles found, engine runs very good, no rough idle, no pinging, no hesitation on accel etc. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1131, P0174, P1151
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L air bag VIN: JM1NA3515L
vehicle towed in with clutch inoperative and air bag lamp flashing four times with key on.vehicle had been totalled out before she bought it and the air bag lamp had been flashing at that time.we replaced the slave and master cylinders for the clutch problem a...
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1993 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L Stall VIN: JM1BG2265P
After starting and idling for about 30 seconds the vehicle stalls. It will start right back up but stall again right away. The fuel pressure regulator checks ok and the pump is new pump is not at fault. It starts with about 35psi fuel pressure and slowly drops...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L ignition timing VIN: 1YVGF22CXV
can you set the ignition timing without a oem scan tool. how do you do it
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L cold air isn't being delivered VIN: 1231301205
Car came in last winter for inop a/c. Compressor worked but pressures not right. Replace expansion valve and reciever drier, but damaged evaporator in the process. Ate evaporator... now perssures are good and evaporator is COLD but no cool air reaches any of t...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBJF55F5V
car was brought in last week for hard shifting, we replaced the synthetic fluid and filter, car shifted fine for 3 days. car now wont shift up from first and the engine light is on. code po730. what should we do next, is replacing the valve body the correct wa...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U8V
dtc code sometimes sets in 1 day but sometimes as long as 7! freeze frame always seems to show speeds between 40-60 mph. replaced vapor management valve (vmv) and fuel cap, checked all hoses (visually). canp solenoid also tests ok (resistance and operation) Trouble codes: P0453 (evaporative emission malfunction)
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JB3XD54BXM
the car came in as a no start. Installed a battery and it took about 20 cranks to start...it was backfiring while cranking...then started! it was very loud because the exhaust was broken off the manifold so we replaced the full exhaust! still takes over 10 cra...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D01
Hi Everyone !!! I've got a long time customer in, and I would appreciate some feedback before I commence with an expensive repair. A few months ago we replaced a leaking intake manifold gasket that had set a MIL light and everything seemed fine. She came in la... Trouble codes: 0420 (catalyst efficency)
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera S 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AJ54N2M
Ok guys...I've had 10-15 minutes to glance at this car today. Five techs have looked into this malfunction since the car was towed in Saturday, and now I'm number six !!! OWNER states, "driving along just fine, turned on A/C, engine died...won't restart" No ...
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser S 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G3AL54N3N
this vihicle came in for an intermittent stalling at idle. i rode tested and was unable tro duplicate concern. i checked injector resistence-all good, checked for codes-none, checked plugs-worn, cleaned throttle bore and iac pintle only.i talked to the custome...
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1996 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W9T
Vehicle has been setting intermittent above codes for 2 years. Trouble codes: P0440, P0442
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L ac control head/drl lights VIN: 1G3WS52K4X
THIS ACT FUNNY WHEN YOU TURN CAR ON DRL LIGHT COME ON AND A/C HEAD LIGHTS UP AND AS SOON AS YOU TURN ON ANY FUNCTION OF AC CONTROL HEAD THE DRL LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.THE LONGER IT RUNS THEN THE A/C HEAD GOES BLANK AND ALSO THE DRL LIGHTS BLINK ON AND OFF.nO CURRE...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL12T4I
car towed in no start, owner replaced fuel filter, has good fuel pressure, good spark, no pulse to injectors. the alternator looks new, customer did not comment on replacement. codes po621,p1632 present. no check engine lite. Had a no start after alt replaceme... Trouble codes: P0621, P1632
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1990 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4P3CS44U4L
Car was towed in stoped running on the highway gass running out of tail pipe,crank case full of gas. pulled spark plugs and turned key on to check fuel pressure and all fuel inj. are spraying gas all the time with just key on like a big garden hose. hooked up ...
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1993 Plymouth Acclaim 2.5L No Start VIN: 1P3XA46KXP
This car only has 34000 miles on it and looks like a new car. The complaint is that it on occassion will not start in the morning. The owner hits it with ether and it is fine the rest of the day, or even 3 or 4 days. Then it happens again. I had the car a week...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FS22K5X
T body makes a racheting noise when gas pedal is moved and sets a p1221 instantly. Will make this noise for 10-15 seconds at a time.Noise is throttle mtr. in the t body. Does the same when key is turned on or off. replaced/reflashed pcm, Installed a Used t bod... Trouble codes: P1221
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L engine fasteners VIN: 1G2WR52133
Hi group, Looks like I got myself in troble after I hopped up my GTP a bit. I'm now replacing pistons after breaking two(#1&4). Qusetion is, the rod bolts are torqued like a torque to yield type bolt. Can I reuse the rod bolts safely or not? By the way, they w...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L pump VIN: 1G2NE52F33
Hello all, We received this Grang Am in with a noise on hard turns. We checked and the noise was travelling the column, and it is a knocking noise. From under the hood if you hold the steering against its stops the engine is making a knocking noise where the ...
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1995 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JE1GC6351S
the customer was complaing of a stalling and cutting out for about a week she left the car for a day about three days ago. I drove it for about three miles and it didn't stall or cut out. brought it into the shop, checked for codes, none were found. checked fu...
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Pinging VIN: JT3RN37W9L
Personal vehicle pings under light acceleration only but will ping under heavy load going uphill! New timing chain and gearset(with guides, of course) 3K miles ago. New tune-up parts. Engine stalls as soon as EGR valve has vacuum applied to it and there is vac...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L battery light VIN: 4T1BF30K82
car came in with battery light on intermitently. Was not charging. tested had goog voltage at battery term on alt. small plug had power to 2 term when key on. thought 3rd wires was for sense. replaced alt with aftermarket reman. Then it charged good but batter...
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2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXBR32E54
Hello Fellow Techs. Todays diagnostic dilemma comes from a 2004 Toyota Corolla with a 1.8L engine. Customer complains of high/fast idle speed, and check engine light on. Upon checking out the vehicle, I found code P0505 Idle Air Control System Performance. T...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWRA81HXR
Hello all, Gotta love these anti-theft coded radios, especially on a twelve year old car... Antenna was replaced, during which the power supply to the radio was interrupted. Of course, the owner does not have the necessary code. Usually not a problem, as a cal...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGH21J5Y
Hello fellow technicians. We are having problems with this vw, initially it came in for fuel trim problem. Repair with a new airflow meter. Fixed fuel trim problem. Also at that time had codes for missfire #1 and #4 cylinder , replace these two coils and all s...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHC63B11
Hi guys! got one for the volkswagen techs. This passat came in with these codes listed below. customer has not any drivablity problems. We checked all the basics and looked at previous posts and found nothing quite like this. I'm just looking for a place to st... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16685 (cyl 1 misfire), 16686 (cyl 2 misfire), 16688 (cyl 4 misfire), 17536 (LT FT too lean), 17736 (knock control limit reached)
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Limp Home VIN: WBADM6339X
Hello All, Well the code 100 which was set in the trans controller was for first gear slippage which meant we now had two codes for slippage. I pulled the pan again and this time found possble clutch material in the filter. But, the inability to obtain simpl...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53581
well guys, i finally was able to check the this a. m. , and did check the box where the pcm was and everything is dry and no sign of corrossion. i went into the inlet cam sensor and the pigtail was not even hooked up!!! the previous tech was at fault who left ... Trouble codes: 65 (cam sensor inlet or bank 1).
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KY5493W
I wanted to give this one some time in the field before posting to make sure it was fixed. As most who responded suggested, vehicle only had about 1.6 Lbs of refrigerant(2.0 lb capacity system.) I evacuated and recharged with 2.0 lbs and 20 minute test drive s...
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L slow start VIN: 2GCEC19K3L
I checked the rpm signal from the distributer and it was weak until you let the engine spool up and then it sent a kinda weak signal to the ecm.I went ahead and changed the distributer and gave it a tune up .Now it might turn over twice(barly 1 second)and rumb...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G1WL54TXN
we replaced the fuel pump filter and 1 week ago and have not heard from out customer. i believe we have resolved the problem
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Upshift, Downshift, No Output Reading VIN: 1GCGK24F9P
My nightmere is over. We pulled the whole wiring harness for the Engine and Transmission. What we found is the wire going to the Output Sensor was broken with a couple of wires still attatched. We knew it was a wiring problem but after so many of you were talk...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDUO6L6R
Well thanks to Erick from califonia he told me to put a 1 in front of the codes and that put me right on track. The 1640 is a evap purge solonoid driver failure,the 1670 is the cooling fan circuit quad driver problem. I could not find a problem in the evap sol... Trouble codes: 640 (no description), 670 (no description).
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Master cylinder VIN: 1GNDT13W5S
Thank you all for the help, The information I received on how to diag. the abs pump was the most help. I pinched all the hoses, eliminating wheel cylinders and calipers and the problem was still there. I then plugged the master cylinder where the lines go in a...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L assisted steering VIN: 1GNEK13R6W
Well, thanks for the help guys, I spent some more time on this and scoped the hand wheel position sensor and found several flat spots on it. But to my dismay the customer didn't want to fix it. So I at least know what to check right away next time. My only que...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16RNX
Bear with me here, this might get lenghtly. I am not done with the vehicle, I am determined to find out what is wrong. Here is what I know so far, which isn't much different from before but I'll cover it more thoroughly. Let me start by saying that the vehicle... Trouble codes: P107, P108, P106, P107, P404, P101.
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, lack of power VIN: 1GCCS144X8
thanks everyone for the help and support. I ended finding out this vehicle had and aftermarket alarm system that had a broken reset switch. it also had a battery with a bad cell and kept dying.this guy also had a verry big amp so every time this system bumped ...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L electric windows
thanks for the many thoughtful responses, several of which pointed out what i had missed when first looking at the wiring diagram. the left side doors have their own circuit breaker, located in the fuse panel under the left of the dash. armed with this knowled...
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1984 Dodge B250 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7HB23T5E
the fix for this was the ignition switch and coil had to be replaced, but had to put the old ecu back in and the van would run. wouldn't run on any of the 3 new ecu's.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L no other symptoms VIN: 1D7HA18N13
Thanks to everyone that responded. While I was doing a little research on this, my customer decided to take it to the dealer. The dealer said the fuel cap was bad, allowing it to set the 'CHECK ENGINE' light. The dealer said this is a common problem. I had no ...
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHF25HOK
after check egr postion sensor found it shorting to ground under load replaced sensor problem gone
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDJE37G6P
Thanks to Duane because the ignition coil was the problem since i replace the coil the car has been running fine and no dies.I would like to know how i can upload waveforms to everybody can see it. Its stored on vetrinix mt 2500 scopeand on my comp.
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTEE1429V
This vehicle was FIXED by replacing the broken harmonic balancer. The balancer was broken as such so there was no noise at all. Replaced the balancer and the van runs GREAT! Thanks to all who diagnosed this correctly. 90% of the time we can save a substantial ...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GKEK13R7X
well i feel sort of stupid on this one,the vibration turned into a squeak and led us to the fix. this yukon has auto trac 4wd and i never thought about how they could engage this when driving but there is a preload in the clutch pac of transfer case that keeps...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L drivetrain VIN: SALTL16453
Thanks for the replies, this is going down as a no fix however. After Jeffrey from Maryland replied I looked into it and found the bullitin in Alldata-sorry Allen [...] didn't find any on the driveshafts and they had been inspected with no problem found. Dropped t...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Accessories VIN: WDBEA34E7N
thanx for all the replies, i actually haD 2 problems, the fuse was corroded but after fixing that the locks were very sluggish and a new door lock pump fixed that thank god there was nothin g wrong with the lines. i hear those can be rough to track down and ne...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AC54L5Y
thanks for the input. replacing the distr. rotor solved the misfire problem, after looking at the rotor close and comparing it to a new rotor i could see that it was aRcing across the top of the rotor , there was just a slight discoloration . comparing the two... Trouble codes: P0305.
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L body VIN: 1N4BL11E02
Thank you to the ten who responded to my problem. After I amended my problem and explained it better I got two responses from Roger from ohio and John from ontario that did fix the noise. We replaced the dampner on the inlet side of the fuel rail to repair the...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L cv joint? VIN: JN8DR09Y03
Thanks to all who took time to help me, the problem was the wrong size tires on rear, front 225/70/R16 rear 225/65/R16. 5 hit it right on the head, Terry, Steve, Jeff, Michael and Duane. I guess I was to close to the forest to see the trees. While thinking it ...
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1987 Pontiac Fiero GT 2.8L streeing stability VIN: 1G2PG1192H
Thank you all for the replies. We did get a chance to recheck this car. We found both upper ball joints were a little loose and the right front shock was leaking. The customer had a warranty from another shop on the shocks. He said he was going to try that fir...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L rack?? VIN: 1G2NW12T2W
Well the middle man messed this one up.This was an old ladies car that the neighbor brought to me with a bind to the left.That was verified on a short test drive.The rack was replaced with a reman and sent to the owner.A couple days later we have the same comp...
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1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L Reverse VIN: 1G8ZK5578P
i thought vehicle was fixed but got a call it was still acting up intermitantly.i rececked mainshaft torque ok did voltage drop on ecm to selenoid harness and replaced all engine mounts.coolant temp sensor reads correct throu scanner but i am going to replace ...
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6550Y
Lou suggested that there may be a possibility of the exhaust valves hanging open if the engine was a high miler. And Jim mentioned he had run into PCV issues with these. Since I have run into ignition problems before in the past, I decided to swap the coil p... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP system fault detected).
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2001 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1GC67571
I would like to thank everyone for the EXCELLENT replies espically Jeff from Gasoline Alley with his quick and correct response.You guys saved me hours of grief. Part 1 of the fix was in fact the crankshaft trigger being incorrect. After replacement I still ha...
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1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT2AC52L1V
sorry guys take me so long to reply, the problem looks like it the igniter,like you guys said. we put a new one and runs perfect. now i m waiting for customer bring money, hahhahah sound familiar??? thanks to all . robert Trouble codes: P1300 (open or short in igf or igt circuit from igniter to ecm).
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18BXW
I recieved alot of help solving this problem; thanks to all. The faulty part was the egr sensor. I never saw a glitch while watching sensor output on lab scope while driving but I did koeo in bay applying vacuum to valve. This appears to be a common problem an... Trouble codes: P1411 (EGR position sensor).
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
Hellow tec's I got great responce on this VW. The fix ended up being a mass air flow sensor. I had a couple of replies saying the car needed to go back to dealer to have an idle relearn procedure done on it any time the battery is disconnected. I called Identa...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Oil Leak VIN: YV1TS90D7X
Thank you all so much for your input. Almost everyone said that there is an updated dipstick and tube that should fix this. The updated stick has two orings sealing it to the tube rather than just one. One suggested emphatically replacing the oil cap seal and ...
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