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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 3.0L No crank VIN: ZAREA43LXM
On this car it ran when it came in. We instaled a new trans. Now it won't crank. We checked power to the starter in crank position and have none. We checked power comming out of ignition switch and we do have it there. We do not have it at the bulk head connec...
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L compressor VIN: WBAGJ8325B
This car will not turn compresor on. The pressures are ok and did not need charging. We can force the compresor on with the auto logic and it cools well. The signal from ac control panel to live date screen shows switch is sending signal, but no feed back sign...
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2002 BMW 318i 1800CC abs VIN: WBAAY71062
THE ABS, THE BRAKE AND THE TRACK LIGHT IS ON. FROM MY SCANNER i GET A CODE 5DF5.I ERASED AND IT COMES RIGHT ON THE CAR IS STARTED. WHAT DOES THIS CODE MEAN AND WHAT SHOULD I DO. I AM NOT FAMILIAR WITH BMW.
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1988 Buick Skyhawk Custom 2.0L camshaft VIN: 1G4JS11KXJ
I have to replace the camshaft on this 88 Skyhawk. It has the 2.0 OHC engine. The cam is worn on one of the lobes. A special tool is required,Kent Moore# J-33302. I called Kent Moore & the tool is $750. Is there any trick that anyone knows besides buying the t...
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1994 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G4BN52P4R
we have this 94 buick that surges at idle and get poor fuel milage,on scanner we have o readind on iac motor at idle,installed new fuel pump,cap,rotor,wires and tps,we have checked for vacume leaks and have cleaned fuel injectors on motorvac system.we have wha...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GHR54K31V
Vehicle will not crank. No activation of ign 1 or starter relay. I can "hot wire" both relays, and altho it will crank, and power up the ign fuse, it still not run. The ign switch checks out ok. Security lite flashes with the door open.It is off with the doors...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Volt,abs,fuel,security lights and gages VIN: 3G5DB03E72
This buick has a charging lamp on and has a security ligh on. At times the tcs and abs light come on. I found a bullitin for water getting into the body connector 305 i think, it is behind the drivers seat. i inspected it and found nothing obviously wrong with...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L tcs & abs lights VIN: 1G6KE52YSV
Hi GM techs, Have a steady abs and tcs lamp on. There is no data from the EBTCM. Still have to check all powers and ground but would like to know if EBTCM needs replacement can it be seperated from the modulator valve assembly in the car or does the entire uni...
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Radio VIN: W06VR52R3X
the radio will only work when you shut the key off - the dome/map lights will also only work with the key off. the radio will turn back off when the door is opened as it should, but the radio never works with the key in the on/run position. i have checked the ...
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1974 Chevrolet G30 Van 5.7L 3-2 shift VIN: CGY3343106
This motorhome runs great and drives very well, until you get it hot. When cruising down the highway in 3rd the trans will shift to second for apparently no reason. It's not an abrupt shift, but it slowly and smoothly shifts back to 2nd and won't go back to 3r...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: IGCCS14X5T
This truck has no codes.It runs good untill engine starts warming up then it will start cutting out or sometimes it will stall.It will start back up.When it starts acting up the brake light will come on,when brake light goes off it runs fine.I apreciate any he...
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Stall VIN: 2G1WX12X7T
car cuts off at temperture when on decel or stopped like switch is cut off restarts fine when it starts continues to cut off util you let cool off does fine untill it gets back up to temp.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L readiness test issue VIN: 1GCEC14W4Y
This beater commercial ap truck came in with for DIAGNOSIS CODE STORED IN VEHICLE COMPUTER P0135 (02 SENSOR HEATER PERFORMANCE BANK #1 SENSOR #1). We then RECOMMENDED TO RENEW ALL OXYGEN SENSOR DUE TO TROUBLE CODE AND MILEAGE. We also found that the battery wa...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L power windows VIN: 1GNDX03E81
Well, hoping someone has run into this one before. The power windows work fine unless either front door is closed. When the doors are open, the windows work. Keeping the door open, manually closing the latch in the door causes the windows to be inoperative. Th...
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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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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC12F93
this car wont start. it tries a little. it seems to have fire and injector pulse when we let off the key intermittantly, also while bumping the starter. it does not seem to be a vtd problem. we have tried multiple ecotech pcms. multiple ign. modules. all power...
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1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L caliper VIN: 1C3BU6639J
Car came in for brake pads. Left front caliper hanging up. Replaced with loaded calipers. Went to bleed brakes and left front caliper would not produce any fluid. Removed lines all the way to proportioning valve. No fluid. Cust. did not want to spend $208.00 o...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L front brakes VIN: 1C4GP54L8W
ive had this unit since the first set of brakes.The miles between the pads wearing out is getting to be closer intervals.i put calipers on 25000 ago.and rotors.he got 39000.from the original set.30000 from the next then 20000,15000.10000.now 5000.it looks like...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L engine VIN: 1C4GP64L5Y
Brought in with a noise. Noise only comes with ac being on. replaced the ac compressor still got a noise. almost sounds like its lower. harmonic looks good and doesnt have any play. flywheel ?
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L cyl #1, #4, #6 VIN: 2C3HD46R1Y
This car came into the shop with a timing chain noise. We pulled it apart & replaced all three gears, primary chain & tensioner. We we started it the first time it ran terribly. Checked for misfire & cyls #1, #4, #6 all were mis-firing. Changed plugs & coils b...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L blower motor VIN: 2C8GT54L81
Hey Mopar guys! I have a Chrysler T&C here with the automatic A/C system, dual climate control, the whole nine yards! Well the blower motor will not turn off with the switch on the head, it also only has one speed, meaning if you take the fan speed dial and mo...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Sliding door VIN: 2B4GP44R8T
Hello everyone and thanks in advance. I have this van that I cannot open the drivers side sliding door. It has the interlock system to prevent door opening when fuel door is open, but everything seems fine with it. [I have the inside door panel and quarter pan...
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1997 Dodge Viper GTS 8.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ER69E6V
This car came in with an intermittent hesitation condition. The left converter became red hot and melted the heat insulation on the left rocker panel. It also blistered the paint on the rocker panel. I cleared the left bank rich code and test drove the car. Th... Trouble codes: 172 (rich condition left bank)
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB11Y11
Good evening. I have this 2001 Dodge Van 1500, with a 5.2L engine, and I forgot to get the miles on it. It keeps reseting the CEL after clearing the code PO601 - witch says Internal Controller Failure. My scan tool says that this is a rare code and that if I c... Trouble codes: P0601
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3D7MA48C13
This truck came in with fuel knock, rough running.DRB shows fuel pressure @ max(26,111psi)setpoint pressure 5300 psi. Replaced high pressure pump, fuel control actuator and ECM, same problem. Disconnected return coming off rear of head, no change, good fuel fl...
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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L volume control VIN: 1FAPP64R2K
Good Morning to all, This T-bird is a daily driver with a problem concerning the premium sound system and I'm hoping someone has some experience with this system. The radio functions fine except there is no volume output. If I turn up the radio to full volume ...
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1989 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMEE11N4N
Thanks in advance . This customer brought in this van after a very long trip. he is complaining of intermittantly it cuts out and does not sputter . He pulls over and it will fire up in park ( neutral safty broken only starts in park) scanned computer and ther...
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Mechanical
Too much braking power. Pads,shoes,calipers,and mastercylinder have been replaced at other shops. Problem:When the brakes are applied,inital stopping power is minimal,then within a second or two they come on full force and unless you release the pedal slight...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5141S
This 95 Windstar is OBD 2 . With a scanner hooked up to it there are no DTC's. Under light braking and just before the van comes to a stop the pump will come on. I have nothing on the data stream that points to any problem. The fuse for the DRL and ABS are on ...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, No power VIN: 1FALP6534T
I have a ford contour that was towed into the shop. Vehicle runs but has no power, will barely accelerate over 10MPH. There our no codes stored. I found the baro pid reading low at 149HZ, we are below a thousand feet here. After replacing the maf it now reads ...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L none VIN: 1FTZF1722Y
hi, any help this ford would be great. this f150 came in for belt or bearing noise.at start up could hear knocking but not like internal engine.removed belt and checked all pulleys all good ran with out belt noise was still there checked tsb's and fix data nou...
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FDAF56F91
this vehicle has an intermitant lack of power and code p1316 setting , unable to get a handle or direction to begin diagnoses. any suggestions would be welcomed. Trouble codes: P1316
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FHAP56S51
I have already posted this car previously but there have been so many developments that I felt it was better to start over with a new post. Ok here it goes...This car came in with a p0306 which as everyone knows is a code for #6 misfire. On the previous post I... Trouble codes: P0306
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Safety VIN: 3THY654TRE
This is the old side air bag code for a truck that does not have any. What I need is the tsb about the overlay harness to repair this as I run in to these problems so ofter and the dealer parts departments do not have direct access to the tsb or want to spend ...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Brake rotors or loose steering VIN: 1FDXE45F33
This vehicle could be a Cutaway E 350. It has a nasty brake vibration. If I go down the road at 65 MPH and hit the brakes we have a tremendous vibration down to 45 MPH and then seems to go away. It does not really feel like a brake rotor warpage but something ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K23
this vehicle came in with mil on codes po301 and po316 - hooked up to scope and did not see any problems - fuel trim is -4 on bank 1 and +10 on bank 2 - we did and injector flush and have not see any difference - ran a cylinder rapid balance test and #1 ans #6... Trouble codes: P0301, P0316
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMZU73K83
I replaced this fuel level sensor for not reading on occation and check gauges light coming on, I had checked connections and tapped on instrument cluster no changes. the only thing I found that was not in the wiring diagram was what looked like a resistor abo...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Spark Plug Ground Electrode Shield VIN: 1FTPX14504
Gentlemen, 2004 Ford F150, 5.4L, Spark plug Ground electrode separated from the spark plug body and stayed in the head. Looked at TSB 06-5-9. For those of you with Alldata, here is the link Ford/114...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW12504
This truck comes from a another shop in my area. Started easy enough, CEL on, no driveability problems per owner. The other shop cannot get his CAN adapter to work on this truck, so I pulled a code for him, a P0506- Idle below expected. Cleared code, He decide... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire), P0307 (7 cylinder misfire)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTWW33P25
the truck was towed in and scanned for codes,po263,po281 and po528,could not find any diagnostic info for these codes on alldata or mitchell,vehicle starts and runs rough for a few minutes then starts to lose power and stalls,at startup you can rev engine and ... Trouble codes: P0263, P0281, P0528
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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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1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTHK33F3V
This vehicle stalls occasionaly when driving, usually when it's at operating temperature and has been shut off for a short period of time. The only code I have been able to find is "Turbo boost pressure sensor". It usually restarts good after a few seconds, so...
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1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L engine VIN: 1GTGK29U7X
We recieved this truck and customer stated it heats up 240 in the afternoons. We could verify the complaint after a hard run. Check for combustion gasses in coolant tank-positive. So we removed they heads and checked for a bad gasket-looked ok. Had heads magna...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L rear drive shaft seal VIN: 1GKFK16T01
this vehicle has had several rear seals on the transfer case replaced unable to find fault in seals ,bushing or slipyoke. any suggestions
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, No spark VIN: 1HGEJ1221S
Vehicle came in customer stated shut car off came out next morning and vehicle no started. Customer had vehicle towed in. Spark tested vehicle found no spark. Ckd Alldata for pinpoint test. Performed pinpoint test and test stated replace icm. Replaced icm stil...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5638T
Hello to all IATN Members. I am trying to help a tech from another shop in our area. This particular vehicle is a 96 Honda Accord OBD II compliant with a 2.2 litre 4 cyl. The vehicle came to the shop not running, for a motor replacement, after a gross overhea... Trouble codes: P0335
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Signal Lights VIN: 1HGCG2254X
Hi guy's I have a 1999 Accord EX coupe. The signal lights work most time's execpt when i hit the brake's and somtime's dont work at all. The car has 95,000 miles on it. I looked on all data. I swaped the head light relays same results power to all fuses. Do yo...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HKYF18523
Customer complaint of poor fuel economy. Was getting 18 mpg now at 13 mph under same driving conditions. No codes, runs smooth, no hesitation, EGR appears to be working OK. Fuel trim is 2.5, air filter is clean, tires are correct size. What should normal fuel ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: KMHDN45D91
transmission will not shift into overdrive.
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1994 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX1746R
vehicle has pulse on all fuel injectors but intermittent spark on ignition coil. when vehicle has spark the engine starts and when there is no spark it does not start. all primary and secondary systems recieve power and ground. the ignition coil wire has 12 vo...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L overcharging VIN: 1JGX7848WZ
Hello everyone, I have a 97 Jeep w/5.2 the alternator goes to a full cahrge output 18v or more. We replaced the alternator , then the pcm , I cut the wires fron the back of the alternator and ran the directly to the pcm , the problem is still present. I dont k...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALTY12441
We have a Land Rover Discovery here that the customer requested replacement of the right front wheel speed sensor. The customer told us the sensor was inoperative. We were not told who told the customer what was wrong. We tested and found fault with the sensor...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 2315514514
car overheats somtimes and has a whistling noise no leaks in system and fans are working. codes are engine overheated and shut down. poss head gasket?
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L soft top VIN: WDBFA67E4P
Dear Group. I'm looking for a used control module to operate soft top part number [...]. I have call several places like car-part etc. no luck so far hope you guys can help. Thanks in advance
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WDBGA32E85
car came in with asr light on inlimp home mode checked codes with baum 2000 code 14 nocan comm from asrccisc controlunit n4\[...] new control unit sameproblem alsoscanner doesnt seem to recognize new unit car had been to dealer numerous times had codes re... Trouble codes: 14 (no can communication with isceaisccontrolunit)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F3V
Hello group, Really need your help with this one. We replaced the headgasket on this mercedes last week, and since then we've got a code p0809. We've taken the engine back apart 7 times and checked and re-checked the timing marks and timing chain. The car run... Trouble codes: P0809
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L bas, esp, abs VIN: WDBLK65G5X
Hi I have a 1999 mercedes clk320 the bas,esp,abs light comes on and i scanned it and came with mercedes code c1200 s9/1 short/open circuit implausible. So I replaced the brake switch and reset the fault still same problem it comes on while driving slowly onl...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L softop VIN: WBDLK70G22
I have an 02 mercedes benz clk 430 whith an inop. soft top. When I try to lower the top,the windows go down and thats it.I am very familiar whith mercedes tops but this ones got me.I have run into clks whith a broken ground wire at the rear hatch but this ones...
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1993 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 4M2DV11WOP
My first posting:My problem is this van came in with a poor 2-3 shift.(when shifting the RPM'S go high,like neutral,then slowly engages.)After 3rd gear applies it don't slip and all other gears seem fine.Pulled pan,found nothing in pan and fluid smelled good.(...
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1995 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L cruise control VIN: JA3AP57J5S
RPM and vehicle surge with cruise engaged. Not bad once it is warmed up, but cold it can be as much as 400 RPM. Thank you in advance for any insight.
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1999 BMW M3 3.2L No power stering VIN: WBSBK9334X
On this car, After checking pump pressure and checking ball joints and stering for binding we replaced the power stering high pressure line. That seemed to fix it! Thanks for the help.
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1985 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L door locks VIN: 1G4CW6935F
Most of the information I received pointed toward the key switch in the driver's door. The switches are no longer avaliable. I advised the customer I could unhook the system, she would still have the power locks from the inside door switches. The event only ha...
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1996 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K2T
This one is fixed. I was surprised at the lack of info provided by repair software on a code P0441. It ended up being the EVAP purge solonoid and vac. switch. I also checked the charcoal canister, it was fine. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0441 (No purge flow), P0141 (O2 heater B1S2).
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L air bag VIN: 1G4CW52K6Y
I would like to thank everyone for the excellent info. The BCM did need to be programed so that it could communicate with the other modules in the car. After talking to vetronix i learned i could do it with the master tech. In GM body control/f8-SIR/f4-OBD con...
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1992 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L ride control VIN: 54SDF64G6E
thanks to all i went with changing over the struts they didnt have the money but there good people and payments will work thanks again
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL51T4L
Well, i`m sure everyone had a customer situation at one point in time as I have. Thanks to Martin Smith, Jay [...] f... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor high).
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1993 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GBHG31K2P
Upon further diagnosis we took off the throttle body and put a rebuild kit in it, just for a lack of better things to try. When we put it back on, the IAC would not respond and the engine was stuck running at 1100 RPM. We then put a new IAC on and gave it a tr...
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L rear axle seals VIN: 3GNGC26J8W
Hello and thanks to all who replied. Most replied to check for clogged vent, I neglected to say this was already checked and was OK. There is a bearing and seal available from NAPA that has a reengineered bearing that allows for space for an oil slinger. We ne...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Lighting VIN: 1GCHK29171
Evening everone, I did not myself fix this one but after many explanations from members on how this system works, I still had no idea how this system works. One said that after 2000 the brake lamp circuit is no longer controlled by the turn signal switch. Othe...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNEK13T42
thanks for all responses.fuel pressure and repeat clogged injectors were the most prevalent thoughts. this one, however, suffered from 'installed' problems. when the truck first came in, my tech checked for spark on the offending cylinders. the wires fell apar... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Pos Anti Theft VIN: 1C4GP64L1W
Thanks to all that replied. After 3 defective body computers, finally got one that would not only wake up after cycling the hatch lock, but also made everything in the van operate properly. Again thank you all. Sincerely. Brad
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1983 Dodge 400 2.2L Conv. Top VIN: 1B3BV55C9D
HI Guys! Well the top works now, thanks to you all. I went to a plumber supply house and they had all that I needed to replace the lines and fittings. The cylinders themselves have some seepage at the top of each one. The owner asked to see if I can find a c...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R1W
sorry took so long. I got frustrated and sent it to a dealer where i knew someone. they confirmed what I thought. It was another bad pcm. they replaced it and the car is fine. Two bad pcms in a row. The customer is selling it now.
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L oil pressure guage VIN: 1B7MC33D8W
A tsb #08-22-99 describes this same condition. The computor has to be flashed, so I took the truck to a dealer this morning and got the truck back before lunch, fixed. I noticed that at low idle the oil pressure stayed above halfway where before it dropped bel...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L oil pressure VIN: 2B3HD46R6W
You all will find this somewhat interesting. On Saturday, almost all the dealer parts departments are closed, so I called around inquiring for an aftermarket oil pump. Napa wanted $207, Checker wanted $170, etc etc and it had to be ordered up. On Monday, I c...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Transmission VIN: 3B7HF1325Y
The transmission was overheating. I replaced the auxilary cooler and now the truck is fine. Thanks to everyone for your replies.
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L transmission VIN: 3B6MF36642
Thanks to all who replied, i replaced the slave/master cyl after vac bleeding the assy, which pulled alot of air in-i don't advise this on the application- i think i overpowered the seals. What i found was a blown pilot bearing and the fingers were 1/2 bent in...
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1991 Ford F-Super Duty 7.3L Excessive Emissions
thanks to all who responded to my question about rodent nests and how to handle the situation. the replies general consesus was to use gloves and a mask and carefully remove the nest. i also agree that this could pose a liability risk and think that a customer...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y1R
Thank you to all who responded. After Countless hours of chasing the problem we started with the stator and module, since releasing the vehicle to the coustomer over a week ago we made a follow up call and has had no problems with stalling to this date... Than... Trouble codes: 211 (erratic pip signal).
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5149T
Well, this one sucked! Customer pissed and van still has problem. Went after ignition system, new coil pack, same problem. Looked at O2's with scan tool and thought I had it, the rear bank(cyl's1,2,3) pegged the O2 full lean at idle. Put in an oem O2 - same pr... Trouble codes: P0306.
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Stall VIN: 1236589990
Thank you all for the help! It was a cracked head between 3 and 4. It had compression cold but when i checked the compression after it ran a minute, the compression dropped to about 80psi. Thank you all for the help.
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZX1724W
Thanks for the help. The wiring harness at the rear of the head was chaffed and shorted to ground. I found this by hooking up my meter to the fused side of the maxi fuse terminal and the other side to ground and put the continuity alarm on and started to wiggl...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Engine VIN: 2FTRX18W9X
Well... After some testing we belived it to be a blown headgasket. We advised the customer and they declinced repairs with us. (we had recommended an engine due to miles and other leaks). They brought it to a fly by night guy across town... you know the one???...
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1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTFK29S1R
Well as most replies stated, the wire from the egr solonoid was broken and breaking contact. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: 33 (Egr barometer low volt).
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2000 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L mastercylinder VIN: 1GKEK13ROY
Dealership replace the brake booster and problem is solve.customer has driven more than 100 miles so far without any problem. thanks for all the feedback
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L driver's door VIN: JHMCB7552M
Thanks so much to all the responses. Most everyone stated this is a known problem. Honda had a fix for it, however I was unable to locate the diagram from anyone of where to drill to release the latch. In the end, we ended up removing the passenger seat, poppi...
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1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L MIL Lamp on
I call an acura & honda shop down the street,they told me they have seen alot of these prelude's come in with black soot on the bumper and with rich codes. they told me they send them to the dealer. So it was sent to local dealer. Was told dealer replace egr v... Trouble codes: P0170, P0172.
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM1154X
had 6 replies, thanks. was told to reflash computer, local dealer says cant reflash, also to check for vacuum leaks exhaust leaks, did that none found. there was a bullentin from honda about replacing ecmto a updated 1 that is not so sensitive. advised custome... Trouble codes: P0133.
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L 4X4 light VIN: 2HKYF18523
thanks to all who replied! i talked with the custermor about where this issue may lead, which form the replies sounds like modules, and he has choosen to hold off for now. thanks again gfor allthe help, i would have been lost without it.
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L door ajar warning VIN: 5GRGN23U43
Thanks for the three replies. Seems like H3 experience is scarce. The BCM was bad. Yes,any GM dealer can flash it. Had to go through a song and dance as they seemed to look at it as if it were possesed. All is well again and I don't have to worry about my budd...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: SAJHX1240W
Thanks to everyone who replied to my help request, I hopefully replied personally to each of you, but if I missed anyone, THANKS. Found that the plastic on the RH secondary chain tensioner had failed, and caused the timing to jump on this side. For anyone, lik...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13162
thanks for all the replies, a pond finally getting this vehicle back we pulled the plenum and valve subassembly. within the subassembly we found no magnetic shavings in cylinder 1 and 2. most in #1. replace subassembly and misfire is gone. this vehicle could n... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire).
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C3W
this is a fix. intake was leaking at intake runner #1. smoke machine did not show this, throttle body cleaner while watching stft made it clear as day. new intake gasket and fuel trims both hang about 000000. just doesnt get any better. thanks to all for the r... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1).
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L airflow VIN: WDBHA23G0W
Thanks for all of the help! As most of the responses stated, this system has an elaborate vacuum control system. I found and corrected a vacuum leak at the vacuum box behind the glove box. Thanks to all!
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Temperature VIN: WDBJF70J91
Got 8 replies Emir, John from TN, Robi from FL, Frank from NV, Thomas from Iowa(yea, Thomas my family comes from Des Moines!) Raul from FL,and Chris from NC all pointed out don't forget the basics, check the charge level, well low and behold, read the guages, ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C200 Kompres 1796CC hvac VIN: WDB2030421
Hello friends, I'm a little frustrated with this vehicle, after I spent a lot of hours and tried to do my best, the system doesn't work, the costumer picked up his vehicle. I learned that isn't a good way to try to do a cheap reapir job with used parts, althou...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA31D31
Thank you to everybody that replied. The MAF was out of range just slightly. It was out just enough to cause the idle to act up. Put a new MAF and did the idle relearn and the car was good as new. So thanks guys for your help. Trouble codes: P0505.
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L engine VIN: JN8DR09Y62
recieved several emails three suggested radiator, amir suggested easy test by running at 2500 rpm and checking lower hose for collapsing, exactly what this truck did replaced radiator and fixed concern, inspection of old radiator confirmed a calciam type depos...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52TXY
Found timing chain off tooth from a tech in oregon who had replaced the water pump. The exhaust was retarded one tooth. Thanks to who all replied. I cant beleive a customer would take a vehicle running this way after repairs #1, #2 how can a customer get into ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1995 Pontiac Firebird 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G2FS22S6S
Arthur from Texas was right on the money. After engine got hot #3 coil broke down and had no spark at plug wire. I can't think of anything else to tell. IATN says I don't have enough info. Thanks to all.
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