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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L rear differential VIN: WBACH9344Y
BMW Techs! The rear differential is Howling! The dealer replaced with a factory reman. unit. The noise increased over the previous unit at all speeds, customer refused delivery, they kept it and must have shimmed it because the noise changed to mostly highway ...
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1978 Cadillac Seville 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, VIN: 6S69B8Q465
old cadilliac guys, not necessarily old guys, but guys who like old cadilliacs, i need your help. i need to locate a coolant temp sensor for this 1978 seville. this is the sensor for the efi. gm discontinued many years ago as did echlin (napa) and standard par...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CD53B4N
Hello. We have a Cadillac De Ville in the shop which has not passed emissions tests due to high nox levels under load. Above readings also hint at very lean running conditions. Verified egr now works in reducing nox. Verified cat is also reducing well. Tried t...
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1990 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNER16K8L
This is my first post guys...seemed like a good time. This truck started running badly during mid-day with no warning signs about three weeks ago. Acted like it jumped time. Erratic idle, low power, stumbling and missing during acceleration. It was taken to ...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Pedal feel, brake response VIN: 1GNDM19W3V
This van has a slow brake response at high speed. The problem is intermittent, but when it occurs, it is above 30MPH. When it occurs, the pedal nearly hits the floor, the van slows 1/2 rate, the pedal pushes back toward the normal position and the van stops pr...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEC14W5X
Truck came in with miss when at cruise speeds. The plugs plug wires dist cap rotor and fuel filter had been replaced at another shop 2 or 3 weeks previous. We scanned for codes and found PO300 random misfire.When test driving miss was noticed at steady cruise,... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L abs module VIN: 2G1WL52J3Y
drive vehicle short ways and abs light comes on.code set on my mt 2500 snap-on scanner is a 1226,which is excessive acceleration r/f wheel.i replaced all of the above parts+ i ohms out all wires related to r/f sensor,they are all good i of course checked all f...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L evaporator VIN: 1GCCS14521
Good morning all! I have this S-10 that if you drive it for a couple of hours the evaporator will freeze up. We have weighed the freon anf replaced the high pressure/temperature switch to no avail. This is a manual system and it does not have a low pressure s...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Starting System VIN: 1GCDT19W71
This truck has an intermittent no start concern. The concern is that sometimes when you turn the key to the start position nothing happens and all the lights go out on the dash there is no click just nothing no noise or anything and you might hold it in the st...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1WX15K21
Hi folks, This is my daughters car. Car would not start for her one night two weeks ago. I arrived and it started and drove. I tested the fuel pressure which was within specs for KOEO and KOER. With the car in the shop I had another no start. This time with n...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L xfer case/4wd VIN: 3GNEK13T12
Replaced front and rear axle seals; had to leave Key on. Battery died; after new battery and during test drive, selected 4HI, then shifted to 2HI, cruising at 25 mph, accelerated, drivetrain felt like it was binding up, "SERVICE 4WD" light was flashing and ble...
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L timing VIN: 2C3ED56F9R
customer came in complaining of coolant loss. we found the water pump leaking. replaced the pump and timing belt belt. the car was towed in the next day, no start. found the left cam had moved 4 teeth counter-clockwise, and the right cam jumped 1 tooth clockwi...
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1998 Chrysler LHS 3.5L tcm bcm ac VIN: 2C3RC56F2V
hi guys ,got this baby that TCM ,BCM , AC control not communicating with the MODIS. pcm is communicating. just would to get some advice where to start and what to look for. TIA!!
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GH54R3P
hi guys vehicle came to me with no charging voltage. i had good ground at alt case and battery power to alt. i installed a new alt and had 14.52 volts. assumed vehicle was fixed.. wrong. vehicle left shop and ran great for an hour or so then died while driving...
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2001 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L radio VIN: 1B8GP45G11
hello, i have a caravan radio that cuts in and out. when i unplug the pci bus wire it works normal. going to the diagnostic junction port and unplugging each pci bus wire my issue goes away when removing the pcm/skim bus wire. also by unplugging pcm connector ...
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1991 Ford F-Super Duty 7.3L Excessive Emissions
fellow members, just kind of a question to you all. we repaired this vehicle by replacing the injection pump and leaking fuel return lines. the technician that preformed the work (dick) noticed that there was a rat or mouse nest under the hood. he did not remo...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L glow plug VIN: 15RFDKE30F
According to customer vehicle would shut down or sometimes just go into idle mode.Restart engine all is good. This one time vehicle will not start.Noticing sometimes now the wait to start light does not come on,then next time it will come on with flickering.Wh...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L radiator VIN: 1FTJW35F7S
hey all. this dually is overheating under a load only. customer took truck to dealer and said that it needed a new radiator. i looked in side of it and it looks really clean. so i am going to have the rad. flow tested just to be sure. but i am thinking that it...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDLF47F45
truck will not start, no smoke at tailpipe while cranking engine over. fuel pressure at test port on filter housing 45 psi. replaced cam sensor, changed fuel filter, tried a good powertrain control module. still won't start. truck was running fine, shut it off...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMDA5140T
hi this my first question posted. a friend bought this van and took it to a shop for this problem. they replaced everything in the rear brake area and said they found code for bad module assbly. my friend is broke now so i put the pump/module in same problem. ...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Ping onslight accell VIN: 1FTDX18W5V
Verified complaint found EGR passages plugged,cleaned them out,removed octane adjustment plug and performed motor vac on engine. No ping with high test but truck should be ok on regular. Ran two tanks of regular and ping returned not as bad but still more than...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWX37F5X
Hear is another problem child,this truck has been in alot for lack of power during tow and missing at times.in the past retreaved dtc"s for #1,3 and 8 cyl low cyl contribution performed pinpont tests and replaced 1,3 and 8 injectors. after a few weeks it came ...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L missing on cly VIN: 1FAFP53U81
changed all i can thank of but computer local dealer never had this problem about to pull my hair out thanks for the help by the way fuel pressure is ok INJECTOR PULS OK WHAT CAN I BE OVER LOOKING
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2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP34351
these coils last approx 50 miles at the most. it shorts out and has power on all three wires until you unplug the connector then the power(red wire)is hot.you put a new coil it will run again the same until it does it again any body have ideas? its not over ch...
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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Turbo VIN: 1FMSU43FX2
There is an oil leak on the back side of the engine. I found it to be leaking on the top of the engine and then down the back side. Oil is coming from intake tubing I think it is the turbo but I checked the pcv and there is alot of air and smoke comming from t...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2FAFP70W83
hello start the car fine , as soon you put in drive/reverse dies out . thiings done trans,ecm,all ign coils,wiring,still no luck.help me out of this problem thanks in advance
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU02173
Concern occurs about once a week, engine will crank fine, but will not start until after 3-4 attempts. I have not been able to duplicate concern, fuel pressure readings are good, no other driveability concerns exist. Anyone run into this concern? Thanks!
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95
Message is water in fuel conditioner. According to mitchell there is a lever to drain the water, however this vech does not have said lever to drain water from fuel water seperator. How do others drain this water to get rid of message. Did clear code with modi... Trouble codes: P2269
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1993 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on
This Vehicle came in running very rich. It has lots of codes. I am at home and don't remember all info. I will add the rest of the details tommorow. The scan data shows -40 Coolant, -40 MAT, TPS 0V, MAP 0V. There is a PROM code 51. I have Replaced the PROM and...
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L fast idle VIN: JHLRD2842Y
wondering if anyone has ran across this. Car is comming in tomorrow. Customer is stating that her crv did not decelrate once and remainded runing about 70 on the freeway untill she turned off the engine. She was taking a off ramp so the brakes were pressed to ...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKAY21D5P
Hello all help please! I have a Infiniti J30 no start. Has injector pulse, fuel press., I replaced the plugs again with correct factory plug, changed oil and filter. The power transisitor was busted open on top so I replaced it. The coils are not firing, they ...
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1992 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L clutch VIN: JADCH58V3N
Custermer states that after driving in stop and go traffic she will release clutch pedel and engine will rev but vehicle will not move veary fast then finally get going. I have dreiven this vehicle for three days now and can not duplicate concern , any help wo...
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FA49S6Y
Hi everyone, This Jeep has an intermittent hesitation only on highway at cruise speed, and only happens for an instant. I was able to experience this once but data was not captured. Customer explained that it also at times feel like a stall or cut out, but no...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4T48S31L
hello jeep techs.we have a jeep towed to our shop with no crank,it will turn over but no start.we have no fuel pressure scanner wont communicate with vehicle,we notise after extended cranking we have a no bus word come up in the odometer area.i have seen these...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L crankshaft VIN: KNDJA72354
hello i realy hate to ask this but im having a lot of trouble getting info on this vehicle ( the dealer was no help ) but does anyone have the torque specs on the rods and mains on this engine i had to replace the crank due to a worn keyway thank you for takin...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine VIN: 1LFM97V9WY
well we have this car that came in for juast dieing on the way to our shop but customer states that it has been running bad for days we scanned it and it came up with misfire number 7 pulled plugs out very old and repalced boots on coils because they were brok...
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L vacuum diagram VIN: WDB1070451
Howdy, I am trying to finish up this beast and I need a vacuum diagram, Mine has a three hose switch on the throttle body and a single advance vacuum port on the distributor, and two thermal vacuum switches with no air pump but does have egr. All the diagrams ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L timing chain VIN: WDBDA29D1N
having trouble finding out whether this is an interference engine
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oil leak VIN: WDBEA32E4S
This car had an oil leak, dealer said it was the front crank seal, we cleaned oil off engine found the valve cover gasket leaking at the back half moon. We relpaced the valve cover gasket and now it's back leaking again. It's not only leaking at the back of th...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBJF65J9Y
I have this E 320 that the customer stated that yesterday he came to a stoplight and the car stalled. It would not restart. The engine cranked, but would not start. He had it towed home and it started up then and now runs fine. It has no codes and all data loo...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WVWI8R7U4Y
Greetings to all Benz gurus. This S500 gets towed in for not coming out of park. Of course I check the brake switch and lights which are working and I replace the switch to no avail. Next I remove the center console to access the shift box (not Fun). Shift box...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF82J4Y
this car has missfire detected on # 2 5 6 as soon as you try to drive it shut it off and restart it and it runs fine until you put a load on the motor. i have tried to switch the coils to different cylinders but no change. also tried to switch injectors and no... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305, P0306
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2000 Mercedes-Benz A140 1.4L srs VIN: WDB1680312
Hi gents, I have just received this merc a140. I get the code faulty control modul n212 on the scan tool. I beleave the modul is faulty do i need to reprogram a new modul if i fit one. Does any one know if this is a common fault on merc or possible harness fau...
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1987 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEBM6032H
This car came in on the hook with a no start. Found vehicle had no spark. We found a faulty coil. Replaced the coild and vehicle fired up right away. after running for a while vehicle stalled. once again it had no spark. went through more diag and followed all...
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L ac unit
hey all. the little van that i recharged is not cooling at the front unit but is cooling at the rear unit. i rechared the system with dye to help find the leak. pulled vacum for about 15 to 20 min. high side pressure is about 210 and low side is about 40. clea...
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1957 MG mga 1400CC susp. torque specs VIN: HDA4319752
Hi Folks, I am doing some front end work on this 1957 MGA and have been unable to find torque specs. What I am looking for is all nuts/bolts for the front lower control arms and kingpins and also the outer tie rod end to knuckle nuts. If anyone can point me to...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54H91
Originally, when I first looked at this car, it also had a po174 (lean bank 1), a po171(lean bank2), a po134 no activity from o2 sensor. bank 1 total trim freeze frame was 37.5% on bank 1. aside from this, there was a lot of noise coming from under the t-belt ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
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1981 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ04SOB
I've had this car on the side for about a week. for the past 3 days I've just been staring at it scratching my head. Heres one for all you old timers and even you new-jacks building your first hotrod. This is a 1981 280zx with a fresh engine (never been ran)...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Stereo/CD Player VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
Hi Guy's Today we have this Bravada that the battery drains and goes low in a time frame of three days not totaly dead but just won't turn the starter over. It has a new battery, I have located a small drain on the system of 7-8 mil amps at the stereo/clock me...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3NL52TOY
hellow all, i have this olds alero with a 2.4 that has a bit of a high idle, it idles around 1100 to 1200 in park and at about 800 to 900 in gear with foot on the brake. this morning i found that the intake gasket was leaking a little bit so per service writte...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2NE52T4T
when the car showed up it had a bad fuel pressure regulator. i replaced it. i replaced the crank pos sensor, cam pos sensor, ignition module, knock sensor module, computer (ecm) and then sent computer back as it did not help, spark plugs, and the fuel pump and... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 301 (random misfire cyl 1), 302 (random misfire cyl 2)
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2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L warnings VIN: 1GZHZ54183
Codes C1245 and C1287 Ö Tire pressure warning and Stability system warning. Customerís complaint was warnings. Did find nail in one of the tires, repaired. Then found that we were unable to reset tire pressure through dash (DIS) system. Finally after borrowing...
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1993 Saab 9000 CDE Turbo 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, TCS LAMP ON VIN: YS3CL48M3P
car would not idle and would only run on the throttle cable (limp home) we checked the basics first - all fuses ok - replaced abs pump relay due to failing on our our relay tester - checked vacuum solenoid on firewall which feeds vaccum to the throttle body to...
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1999 Saturn SW2 1.9L Unknown VIN: 1G8ZK8279X
Howdy there, We dont see many of these, the dealer gave up on it. The complaint is intermittent stall, It did it for me with the scanner hooked up, the converter stayed locked up until it came to a shuddering stop and stalled the engine. Retrieved code p1599 n...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L transaxle VIN: 453BG6854X
This Outback 5-speed has a clicking/scraping noise comming from the transaxle on deceleration/coast only. The noise is related to vehicle speed and is present in all gears including neutral when coasting. The noise quiets on acceleration. I have the trans apar...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JFISF65631
Please help! thanks in advance! I have a subaru forester with a p0440 that I can not get rid of. Two purge valves and two vent valves have been replaced with no success. I have smoke the evap system 3 times now and found no leaks. The gas cap was on tight ever... Trouble codes: P0440
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2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L sun roof VIN: JF1SF65572
we replaced the alternator, now cust states the sunroof will not work correctly. the automatic buttons work fine but the manual control buttons are not working,these are the c,arrow up and down buttons. since the battery went dead is there a relearn procedure ...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Steering VIN: JT3DJ81W1S
Hi guys this land cruiser has a steering wheel that chatters or binds when turning at stops if you raise the idle it gets alot better, almost goes away if you raise the truck problem completely goes away. On the road its fine. So we put A new P.S. pump in it a...
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1997 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L Long crank when hot VIN: JT3HM84RXV
This is my own truck. It runs very nice. Starts very quick when cold. The problem is when its fully warmed up, after a good drive, it will crank 2 or 3 times longer for it to start than on a cold start. Not sure if this is normal on these engines. I had a taco...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Chuggle, Black smoke VIN: JT2BF22K3X
Hello Toyota Tech's. This customer had some minor body damage repaired (grill hood and left front fender replaced) The core support did shift back and dent the front exaust manifold heat shield and slightly bend the front mixture control sensor as I found out ... Trouble codes: P0171 (sys. to lean b1s1), P0300 (random missfire), P0301 (missfire cyl. 1), P0303 (missfire cyl. 3), P0305 (missfire cyl. 5), P1133
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D4V
thanks for all the help from all whom replied. finally fixed problem vehicle. after countless time checking and checking camshaft sensor with lab scope without any luck seeing any faults and checking all wiring to and from ecm. decided to replace the new oem c... Trouble codes: 17799 (camshaft sensor shorted to ground).
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Readiness VIN: WAUDA34B7X
Well, I waited to post this to see if the customer would return with the check engine light on, well that did not happen. As Scott from NY pointed out some states allow 1 or 2 readiness windows to show as not ready, Oregon included, we sent the car thru and it...
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Car accellarates VIN: 1G6CD5387N
Thanks to all who replied. Sorry for the delay. Customer picked up car as I was waiting for replies. Customer kept car longer than I anticipated. Well, The fix was replacing the ISC and performing the relearn through the PCM. I had quite a few replies regardin...
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1991 Cadillac Allante 4.5L Unknown VIN: 1G6VS3384M
Hi guys, thanks for all the advise in your replies...one good thing with IATN is the variety of replies you receive that you can learn alot from even if they are not the exact fix for your current problem. there is alot of helpful advise in your replies that I...
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1988 Chevrolet Nova 1.6L system does not charge and lights are on dash for VIN: 1Y1SK5143J
Thanks for your help. Replacing the alt. took care of the alt. and brake light. Apparently the charging fuse looses its power when the lights are on. After replacing the alt. there now is power on charge fuse all the time. Thanks again. Greg
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDM15Z3R
James from california got it right.It was fuel pressure regulator.The van is our preachers and he`s always on the go hes has over 200,000 miles on the van.He rebuilt the motor himself and is a pretty good mechanic.We could never get him to slow down long enoug...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WN54T8R
found coolant when removed valve cover in motor, repaired problem intake and put back together with new oil ran fine thanks to all that replied
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGC4589I
thanks to all who took the time to try to help with this truck. This vehicle is not fixed yet I can add some useful information regarding where we are in diagnosis. First of all, there was no welding done on exhaust system which could have damaged the control ...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WL52M1T
thanks everyone ecm fix this one all my power and groundscheck good.i did remove iac motor with the key on and the motor bumped no movement when the new ecm was in,iac motored out
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L 4th gear VIN: 2G1WH55KXY
thank you for the replies. ray from pennsyliviana said that this is a normal condition, there is no engine braking in 4th gear. joe, a gm instructor from tennesse stated that this is a codition that the tsb i mentioned would fix. the customer is considering tr...
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1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7FL23X6M
Hello The very next day after posting this the customer came and decided he wanted us to go no further with it. As a couple of you had suggested we did at least get to check the wiring harness on LF fender area for corrosion and short to ground but found no pr...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L abs VIN: 1B7HF13Z3Y
thankyou for all your help motis was the fault, i had to send it to the dealer for a reflash thankyou again.
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1997 Ford Windstar 3.8L door locks VIN: 1FER45YHUV
Gentleman, this fine van is fixed. Everyone seemed to nail it on the head as to the rear door lock swith becoming corroded... replaced and all is well. Thanks to all.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNX21S6X
Thanks for all your help! Turned out to be a failed EGR valve - passing egr gases at idle. Replaced EGR valve and idle problems are gone. Also replaced coil boots which were questionable. Apparently these v-10's have the same problems with spark plug threads p...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 shift motor VIN: 1FTZR15V2V
The fix was to replace the 4x4 motor with a ford unit. Christopher from ms was right on the money. Happy to see this one go out fixed .THANK YOU .
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Turn Signals VIN: 2FAFP71W31
First let me say I really appreciated the reponse from everyone on the turnsignal problem, I know it takes time out of your day to do this. Most of the suggestions were to check or replace muli-function switch assembly or flasher units, also to check for prope...
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14V81
after i loss the rest of my hair, checked all good input from emails,tried a mass air flow sensor from identical truck still the same, installed o2 sensors same results,tried pcm from other truck, same then i recieved another email on fuel quality, hook up inj... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCD5530V
Well, I feel STUPID. Hopefully this will maybe help someone in the future. Thank you VERY much for all your replies. We had tried all of the suggestions and finally just scrapped everything and started from scratch. The problem turned out to be bad gas. Drain ...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42C5Y
Just as the code implied it did indeed need a trans. control module. One person had seen this code before on a Land Rover and verified the fix as a replacement of the trans.module.One interesting note here is that the used replacement module had different lett... Trouble codes: P1605, P1605.
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7231T
it seems these vehicles have problems with grounds as soon as i can get the customer back in (they will only come in when the mil returns)i will ck all the grounds. thanks for the help. i will post any fix data as i repair the vehicle Trouble codes: P1386 (knock sensor control zero test), P0326 (knock sensor 1 circuit performance b1 single sensor).
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Recirculated air servo VIN: SALPV1245T
It looks like, that this job should take 2-3 hours, and the right blower has to be removed with the recirculation flap. The labor time quoted by Dealer and Alldata was not correct, as I suspected. The dashboard doesn't have to come apart. The customer did not ...
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1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4DR17X3R
Thanks again you brain surgeons. The problem was the 'martian' that I work with that did the head gaskets did just like some of you guys said, hooked up the O2s in reverse. Plugged in the sensors correctly and all is right in B4000 world. Thanks again. Trouble codes: 172 (173 -), 173 (176 -), 176 (177 -), 177 (testing and results).
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1997 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BC142XV
finally this car is fixed it ended up being the iac motor this is not cheap either 389.24 but it fixed the problem thanks for all the help dave
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L ignition timing VIN: 1YVGF22CXV
Thanks to everyone who replied. We sent this car to the dealer and they were able to use the oem scan tool to aid in setting the timing.
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JMNB353810
Thank you all for or help. This problem was of my own making, when I did the t belt I put the disk that the crank sensor picks up off of on backword.(The disk is behind the crank pully.) Trouble codes: P1345.
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBEA30D0K
thanks to everyone who offered advice alot of good ideas. the vehicle had alot of pressure in the gas tank once releived it started and ran great. i put the fix first so those who didn't want to read on wouldn't have to. for those who want some more info here ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Conv.Top VIN: WDBFA66E8N
Thanks for all the help, Guys. We attempted to synch the windows, check the codes, disconnect/reconnect the soft top control module...still nothing. Luckily another 500SL came in for repair(...conv. top, believe it or not!) so we swapped the soft top control m...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L 3-4 upshift, 4-3 downshift VIN: WDBEB28E9P
Thank you all for your replies regarding this Benz transmission. I have worked on a lot of these transmissions yet the problem while simple eluded me for some time. After rebuilding the valve body, trans still continued to shift with same symptoms, sometimes n...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L srs VIN: 4JGAB54EBY
OK people, the car is fixed. I just got the car back in today and checked ALL the connections to the front bags and still the same codes.My thanks go to Alex from Ga,. I am not a novice on coding systems such as SRS ABS and body computers or diags on srs, I am...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L shifter VIN: 1MEFM53U5Y
brake switch did the fix, when i first checked i had power on both brake shitch wires when depressing brake pedal, but after posting went back power on oen side only when pedel depressde, thanks to all who replied
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L engine VIN: JN8ARO5Y5V
thanks to every one who had replied!this vehicle indeed needed cylinder head gaskets replaced.replaced headgaskets and problem went away!
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE5436N
hello helpful members. well it turns out that the module was the problem. although we tried two modules already. it turns out they were both the wrong module (used and new). the modules look identical but the later design has less pins and uses different logic...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW12T8T
thanks to all who replied...I will be sure to check ground system and test it if vehile acts up again.. customer needed car..looks like we are using comprable parts and are torquing plugs...also using dieletric grease...will write back if experience problem ag... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L key cylinder assy VIN: 1G2JB12474
Gentlemen I have the problem repaired. As stated before when the key was turned all the way to crank there was no current from the starter selnoid post. At first I changed the switch as the key had the spring back action you would expect to feel in the crank...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L engine fasteners VIN: 1G2WR52133
Hi group, It was pretty unimous to replace the bolts. The problem with replacing rod bolts(as is common practice in machine repairs and also stated by GM)is the rods should be reconditioned. To recondition them you would need to torque the caps with the new bo...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52E83
I'm closing this request for now...so far, no cause has been found. Those who responded suggested checking the fuel pressure regulator for leakage (I did, and found none) and the EVAP system for a full canister (I did, no change). I also checked backpressure a... Trouble codes: P0172 (system lean).
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Lighting VIN: WP0CA2999X
Turns out my suspisions were right, I replaced the DRL relay and the very expensive light bulb and all is well. The relay is located above the fuse panel, it is a dual relay which makes sense because only one side was working. Thanks, Rob ‹
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2001 Saturn LW300 3.0L remote locks/ headlights/ starter VIN: 1G8JW82R71
Sent to dealer and they replaced the body computer and it fixed it. Thanks for the help
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L transfer case VIN: JT3HT05J7X
Thanks to the guys who replied to my post. Two of three replies said that the front axle splines are likely damaged, possibly by the front axle snap ring sliding off causing it to damage the splines. One said this has happened to a Sequoia which is very simila...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L battery light VIN: 4T1BF30K82
CAMRY IS FIXED! thanks to all that replied. most replies were to use Toy reman which was not offered only new at $450. after 3 reman and one used alternator we tried a different approach. I went to techinfo.toyota.com and downloaded some diagrams on system. th...
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