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1985 Alfa Romeo GTV-6 2.5 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: ZARAA6698F
Cust complaint hesitation and surging during harm-up, occasional stallng. My strategy was to hook the Vantage into the O2 sensor from dead cold, fire it up and drive it. The sensor out-put starts out @ .5v which is normal, then drops to .1v. I thought it was f...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starter/Antitheft VIN: WBADD632XV
Hi all. We've got a BMW 528i that will not crank. Battery voltage OK. No power to S terminal at starter with key in crank position. Starter cranks when jumped but will not start with key on. Check for inputs to EWS 3 module. We have good power from ignition wh...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 1G4CUS5219
Previously this car (and others like it) would lite up and smoke tires on concrete pavement from stop, very agressive acceleration, now it runs like a non-supercharged 3.8 with a flat spot-hesitation on inital acceleration. Will run 80 mph + just lacks previou... Trouble codes: P0321 (This code does not set MIL lamp - Lacks spark refrence)
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L transmission VIN: 1G6KD52YXT
This car vehicle came in and the customer said it seems to slip out of gear going down the highway. the fluid is not burned and is full by the stick but when I went to scan it I can get no scan data for the transmission. I can connect to the engine just fine b...
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Valves VIN: 2GCEK19KOL
Hi all I am at my witts end, This truck came in and had burnt valves, We recomended an eng Cust said eng didnt have that many miles on it so just do heads, Cust came back and 2000 miles later said it is pinging and no power.We checked every thing timming, bala...
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1994 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1LD55M1R
6 cylinder spark will come and go,note switch coil and ing mod. same thing,on 6 cylinder
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation VIN: 1GBKP37J2W
Hey NEED help from all The GM techs This very large rv came in for a hesitation that only occurs when the vehicle is cold and occurs within the first five minutes of driving. We have had it for several days. The first attempt was to replace the fuel pump due t...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Driver Information Center VIN: 1GNDX03E01
I am working on a 2001 Chevy Venture van. The Driver Information Center is not working. What it does is when I first turn the key to the on or start position, the display will show correct outside temperature, after about 5 seconds, the display goes blank & sh...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L evaporator VIN: 1C4GP54L8X
Hi Group: I have to replace to evaporator and Mitchell saids to remove left and right side of dash drain antifreeze and remove heater core assembly.I have taken most of the trim panels off and remove the three nuts from the engine side studs and I can rock and...
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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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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L controller VIN: 2B4GP4536W
vehicle came in a year ago with no heat. other technician unhooked blend door to give cusomer full heat. now she doesnt want full heat so now i get to diagnose it. pulled dtc's out of hvac head as outlined in mitchell. in "level 1 " i have dtc's 5 & 6. in mitc...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L Hesitation, low power < 2500RPM VIN: 2B7JB21Y61
Hi Guys, I ran out of things to check. Has great power over 2200 rpm. O2 Sensors 1.01 on Accel, Idle fuel trim -2%, Injector PW 4.4ms Idle - 28ms hard accel, IAC 9 Steps, No Codes, Doggy driving only when below 2500 RPM. Using the Scan tool to engage the Tcc ...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
This vehicle came to us a couple of weeks ago for a check engine light. All we had time for was to scan it, at which time we found the p0132 1/1 o2 sensor voltage high. Cleared code and sent her on her way. The customer tells us the light was back on within a ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor ckt), P0152 (2/1 o2 sensor voltage high), P0132 (1/1 o2 sensor voltage high), P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire)
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1988 Fiat TESTA ROSSA 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFFSG17A2J
Hello Ferrari Tecks, We have this 88 Ferrari Testa Rossa, mint condition Car came in with idle & running problem. We found the right fuel pump not working and found burned wire at fuse box, repaired wire problem and got back all the power, car runs great, but ...
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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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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L suspension/body VIN: 1FTDX1865V
Hi everyone, thanks for your help in advance. I have a clunk/knock type sound that sounds like it is coming from the rear half of the car. It is more apparent going over bumps that are more in time with the rear suspension but occasionally it will make the noi...
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZF1727X
Very intermittent problem. It either runs fine, or has no start with flashing theft light, all with the same key. During no start, temp gauge and odometer are inop, all other gauges appear normal. During no start, no communication with pcm, airbag or IPC. Afte... Trouble codes: U1147 (u1262-), U1262 (b1352-), B1352
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Master cylinder VIN: 1FTYR10D91
Clutch will not disengage . System purged of air . Resivoir full , although customer has added fluid . There are no visible signs of a leak at the master or slave cylinders . The clutch pedal will offer resistance and then go to the floor . There is a sound of...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMYU04101
Vehicle runs great but no attempt to go into 2nd gear automatically or manually. Trans will down shift straight to 1st from 3rd. TCC functions normally. Trans range sensor checks OK. No shift concerns in any other gear or gear range. Replaced ECM due to lack o...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E52
customer replaced spark plugs. vech still had a miss we replaced plugs there was two plugs cracked. customer took vech. brought back two days latter. vech will not rev. over 2500 rpm. thought maybe exh. may be pluged took off cat. still will not rev. over 3000... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylender 5 misfire)
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L batery indecator VIN: 2FAHP72W73
hi all this car so meny times come back for same concern the concern is when put in R or D gear and slow speed or while turning the battery indecator will be on for a seconds. we replaced alternator (6 month ago), batery and same problem then we found that whe...
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2003 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 1GDJK34U63
Hello again everyone, I have this 2003 GMC Sierra 1 ton dually with a weird problem. The initial complaint was that he stopped at the light, went to leave and the truck would not rev up. There were no warning lights or any other previous indication of problem... Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 sensor b1s1), P0137 (o2 b1s2), P0151 (o2 b2s2), P0157 (o2 b2s2)
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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: JAMH124566
hello everybody I have a 89 civic , 1.5 that will not re-start after shut down. it's losing power to the injectors , and fuel pump ( no power out of main relay @ yellow wire , black trace ) all other powers and grounds are o.k ( including the start signal , h...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7659N
hi all, car was brought with intermitent stall and no start. (can't say how long the wait time was) drove vehicle until it stalled, car hasn't started since. replaced just about every part, igniter, distributor, rotor, coil. still no spark coming from coil. ...
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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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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Cuts out
Engine idles fine, over 2000 rpm cuts out. Using a noid lamp I have determined that I am losing injector pulses. I have swapped out the distributor & crank sensor with known good units and have the same problem. Thanks in advance for whatever help you can supp...
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1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 56466+
i would like to know to change a 98 honda civic gx 4 cyl from (cng)clean natural gas to regular gas i would like to know what u have to change to make it work
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2001 Honda Insight 1.0L MPG compute VIN: JHMZE13701
This car is a regular and we have serviced it from almost new. It has had very little problems and has been taken care of. The button that moves the odometer from trip to regular does not work and the mpg compute is stuck at about 56.9. This happened the last ...
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, PInging VIN: KMHCF35G41
Vehicle came in with MIL on P0422 and P1123. The car lacks power and pings badly. I began by following Mitchell's path for P1123. By their suggestions, I should replace the ECM. I'm not convinced. I have scope tested (Vantage PGM) O2 sensors comparitevely and ... Trouble codes: P0422 (Catalyst efficiency below threshold), P1123 (LT Fuel trim additive air too rich)
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L Unknown VIN: KM8SB82B91
towed in nogo found blown head gasket between #1 AND #2 clinders jumped timing belt replaced head gasket and bolts checked head ok reassembled with new timing belt road testedno power in first gear till rpms climb rechecked belt and timing marks ok no codes in...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJHX1245W
When engine reaches full operating temperature, while driving and coming to a stop engine RPM drops well below normal and then idle stabilizes. Does not happen when engine cold and driving for the first few moments. When in neutral and stepping on accelerator ...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L idle slowly climbs VIN: 1JCML7814J
hey guys, this one is kicking my butt. vehicle came in with a smog falure, no egr function. also had sticky throttle. throttle was cable and throttle plate was not centered. egr is fixed (new valve). this thin runs great, has good start flare, then goes to bas...
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1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L sunroof VIN: 108.18-12-
Is there any adjustment to the power sunroof, when engaging switch, there is a time delay while the mechanism is taking up play in the system. Electrically everything is fine, you can hear the motor spinning but it takes about 1-2 seconds before the sunroof ac...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L High Idle VIN: WDBBA45A9B
I have this 81 Mercedes 380sl that has a high idle speed always. The problem is their is no voltage a terminal #2 at the Idle control module. When I manualy power #2 terminal the Idle speed drops to normal(750rpm). I have a diagram and it shows that the over v...
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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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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L blower motor VIN: WDBKK47F1X
hello all, we have this mercedes that came in with a complaint that there was no blower motor operation. we tested the system and found the blower motor was locked up and bad. we replaced the blower motor and when we plugged it in the blower motor started runn...
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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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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W3W
Hopefully someone can help me with this EVAP problem. DTC P1450 P1452. Test HX followed diagnostic chart, I tested VAPER MANAGEMENT VALVE, cycle solenoid, works and then apply vacuum 10in HG to input hose with a vacuum pump for one minute and it did not hold, ...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L turn signals VIN: 1ZWFTLIL0X
hi guys, i got this sent to me after another tech. checked it out, should have been a simple installation of a turn signal switch. he already checked everything as far as i know. sold the switch, he is not in to finish. i installed the switch and still inop. h...
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1991 Mitsubishi daimante 3.0L forward 3rd gear only IE No shift VIN: JA3XCA758N
Hi everyone, The auto trans seams to be in default mode./ I'm thinking 3rd gear beacuse @ highway speeds the rpms are 3-4k I tried to scan for codes but could not get in with the snap on scanner when on the trasnsmission setting. The scanner calls for "multi...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21D9V
hello 1997 nisan maxima came in shop w/p0400 installed new EGR EGRC-BPT valve,EGR temp sensor,EGRC-Solenoid Valve.Did a smoke test and no problem.Car left drove 210 mil. and P0400 code came back. when i put the scaners on the car snap-on or I-PRO the engine li...
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2002 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L a/c intermitent oper VIN: 1NGEDT27T4
hi to everyone who takes a look at this posting. i had the customer contact me on a intermitent a/c operation & found the code po328 knock sensor code. my question before i go any further in testing is, will the knock sensor fault cause the ecm to cut power fe... Trouble codes: P0328
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L drivetrain VIN: 1GHDT13W1Y
this vehicle vibrates or is binding on slow left turns only. no noise from front axle shafts or suspension. we've check for technical bulletins and other related issues on iatn and identifix still have no answers. any help would be gratefuel.
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E83
This car has been an ongoing problem Intermittently won't start hot or cold. I finally got it to act up for a few seconds and was able to determine It lost spark. The car never cuts out on the road. I replaced the crank sensor located in the engine block din't...
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1994 Plymouth Voyager LX 3.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2P4GP55RXM
The vehicle came to us with a back fire and engine miss under accleration. During computer system scan o2 sensor at idle read normal on accleration o2 goes lean, fuel injection pulse width increases dramacally, example 10.1 miliseconds. extreme back fire throu...
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1990 Pontiac Bonneville LE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54C6L
Hello domestic experts. This is my own Bonnie. It's been in the family since it was new and we have maintained it very well. I have a code 41 and an intermittant long crank/hard start. I've read the fix database and it seems that the consensus is replacing the... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor)
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L starter VIN: 1G2NF52E02
When the car was first towed in I scanned it with my Genesys and found no codes. When looking through the data I found that when the shift lever was in park the Genesys showed reverse. I checked the linkage and found no problem so off to the local dealer for a...
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1977 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.0L high idle
hi guys, need some help on this one. i have never worked on one of these so be patient, thanks. one of my good clients just purchased this car at the r-m auction. it has a constant high idle around 2000 rpm. i have no service info or previous info on this car....
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1995 Porsche 968 3.0L oil pan gasket VIN: WPOAA2968S
greetings again to all... i must be retarded or something. my guy put an oil pan gasket on this vehicle due to a leak in the r/f corner. 1 week later, the gasket physically "blew" out of the middle of the left side. we replaced the gasket again, and did a basi...
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1986 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L Mechanical VIN: JT2AW1501G
Left rear intermittently over heats. If anyone has any ideas please let me know.
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, po401 VIN: 4T1BG22KXW
egr system working fine but fails system test when car is road tested Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 5TBBT4417Y
This truck came from another shop after an engine swap with the mentioned code. the pinpoint tests said to check the clutch amperage in the data stream with the scan tool. it showed 2.84 amps. spec was .8-1.0 with the bad data, it sent me to verifying the faul... Trouble codes: P1126 (Magnetic clutch circuit malfunction)
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Timing Chain? Piston? VIN: 4TAWM72NDY
Okay I'm running out of ideas. I just had the head off this truck for replacement of 2 burnt exhaust valves in #1 cyinder. Also had valves reground, clearances set and head resurfaced (no real warpage just cleaned up the surface so not much material taken off)...
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1592027560
This car has a bad hesitation when cold. With normal accelerator operation, it doesn't respond, and will die if the pedal's not released. If the accelerator is pressed very slowly for a ways, it responds accordingly and then revs up normally. After 5-10 minute...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L shift sol. VIN: 3VWRB21H9R
Hi all. I have a 94 jetta that came in making bad noises in the transmition. Our tranny tech diagnosed the planetery gears as bad. The customer bought a new car and gave this one to the tranny tech. He replaced the planetery gears and now the tranny sounds fin...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEE83A7T
the car came in today, 5-1-2006, with the check engine light on. pulled codes with the state inspection machine. had code p0304 in system. showed codes p0300 and p0304 in the "pending" screen. cleared codes and roadtested 16 miles. no misfire felt and the cel ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0304 (misfire cylinder 4)
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L air bag light VIN: 3VWVL81H2V
this jetta has a intermidate air bag light that stays on for different periods of times. some times it will come on for a week or so, sometimes goes off the next time that you cycle the key. it has been to a vw dealer and they have scanned and found no codes. ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C7X
Following t/belt replacement (maintenance) and fuel filter replacement (customer just switched to bio-diesel) engine cranks but won't start. Car drove in fine with no complaints. (We used factory tool to lock cam at rear of head and "pinned" injection pump so ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L hand brake light,abs light, rpm surging VIN: WVWPD63B4X
customer complaint abs light on, hand brake light is flashing, asr light on, rpm gauge fluctuate, some time koeo or engine running. there is a code po1138, 17546, system running lean. found broken hose at valve cover, replace hose. no luck, any body running in...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L battery VIN: 3VXTG69M11
car has an after run coolant pump that stays on at times even with a cold engine , killing the battery at times . anyone ever see this ? thank you in advance , ed
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L traction control VIN: WBACB4325S
Nothing seemed to help this problem. We even tried a new actuator sensor and it still set the code immediately. After checking resistance values from pcm to sensor, all is working well. Must have been high resistance at the pcm connector. Thanks to all who res...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L engine VIN: WBACD3325W
Thanks to all who replied. I am waiting for this vehicle to return. When it does I will check motor mounts very closley, but I know its not a bad fan blade or a miss. I am resonably certain it will be a bad flywheel, and will post a fix summary when I know for...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Shifting/Dash VIN: 1G6EL12Y3R
Thanks to all whom responded to my post, your help was greatly appreciated. The fix was indeed another ECM.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L tcs & abs lights VIN: 1G6KE52YSV
Thanks to all who replied. After checking all related wiring circuts I reconnected the module and the lights went out and now I had TCM data and six codes. C1232,1233,1234,1235,1255 and 1298. I then cleared codes and test drove and all seems to be good. I gues...
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Radio VIN: W06VR52R3X
i can't believe it. i must have skipped over the back of this fuse to fast. i didn't have power on this fuse at all yesterday, or so i thought. i sharpened my 8 year old test light to do some probing yesterday, and today, i recieved 1 response from steve - THA...
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1974 Chevrolet G30 Van 5.7L 3-2 shift VIN: CGY3343106
Thanks Sherman. Sure enough the governor was worn to about .792, so I got a new one and it's workin' great. Thanks again for the quick help!
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1993 Chevrolet Pickup K3500 6.5L speed sensor
i found then the speed wheel in the tranny had been left out removed tranny installed wheel all worked great thank you all for the help
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1994 Chevrolet G30 Sportvan 7.4L backfire VIN: 1GAHG39N1R
Thanks for all the replies. Most were correct, there were a couple of weak valve springs allowing the valves to hang open. Replaced all of the springs and all is well.
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Pass Key VIN: 2G1WL52M3S
The customer decided to not return the vehicle and live with the intermittent no start. Go figure! Thanks for the help in spite of not being able to fix it.
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L alternator VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
we replaced 4x4 switch and instrument cluster and found no other problems, have not seen or heard from customer for a couple of weeks now. thanks for all the help.
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Encoder Motor VIN: 1GNGK26J5X
Thanks for the replies. My suspicion was that there may be a pattern failure with parts manufacturing on this design, but no responses confirmed that. Currently the vehicle is working properly, so my customer has elected to leave it alone for now. If I have an...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L lack of power VIN: 3GNFK16RXG
thanks for all the help on this one guys. the airflow meter was the problem. i still dont understand why the injector pulse was so high and it was still running lean, but either way the airflow meter now comes up over 100 grams a second and the o2s are not sho... Trouble codes: P0131, P0137, P0151, P0157.
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L blower motor VIN: 2C8GT54L81
Well, as many of you suggested I replaced the fan power module behind the glove box, and presto!! everything works properly now. Thanks for the help all who replied. Dewey
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1988 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2B5WB31W2J
Let me start by saying thank you for your replies. Most of the suggestions (timing verification, vacuum test, TDC to #1, have all been performed already. I recieved very detailed test proceedures from KP although they did not pertain to the system I was workin...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L compressor VIN: 3B7HC13Z01
Thank you all for your replies. It was indeed the clutch coil. We replaced it and now we have a good working system again. Thanks again, we wouldn't have done it without you.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L frt washer pump VIN: 2D4GP44L83
finally got my schedule and customers together this morning and fixed his concern. scott andarthur hit it right on. found two broken wires in harness as it turns up around the lower rad hose to the pass-thru thru the body. thanks again
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3D7MA48C13
The ECM was the original problem, but in the process of doing continuity checks the tech flared the terminals at the ECM by inserting a paper clip in the terminals. Replaced terminals, problem corrected. Thanks for the replies.
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RX4
thanks for the replies. for the repair on 2004 dodge intrepid-cam & crank sensor had already been replaced due to failure from tap testing on sensors. upon further testing all wires still passed ohms test & lab scope testing. we then ran new 5v reference wires... Trouble codes: P0344, P0339.
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1966 Ford AC Cobra 427CID Mechanical
thanks for all the replies, i made an adjustable push rod from one of the old ones, got the length i was happy with and got a set made by smith brothers in portland. these guys are great and helpfull. as all of you have been.thanks
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1989 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, lacks power VIN: 1FMCA11U4K
This one took a gallon of gas to get it running right. Replacing injectors probably fixed the problem. I originally put a half gallon of gas into this one (fuel gauge inoperative)and ran several tests and also ran it on fresh gasoline fed through an injector c...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L engine VIN: 1FALP62W2R
the customer came by and when we showed him the results of the tests we performed he decided to go with a new motor. thanks for the input guys.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
Thanks to everyone who replied. Many helpful suggestions. The problem was due to a defective injection pump. I would not say I replaced a lot of these, however I have never heard of a defective injection pump. Ford supplied me with a new one and the vehicle ha...
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FDAF56F91
vehicle came in today with code set,also no power and missfire.trace and found harness partialy disconnected inside valve cover.replace valve cover gasket aswell.thanks to all replies. Trouble codes: P1316.
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Brake rotors or loose steering VIN: 1FDXE45F33
We removed the calipers and found the bearings had about .020 of end play plus the .004 rotor warpage. We machined the rotors and cleaned and repacked the bearings. We set the end play to .000 and test drove. The problem is solved for now. There is a lot of we...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L refuels (very slow) VIN: 1FTPX14554
Hello group, sorry for the delay but i wanted the customer to have a couple of chances to fill and get back with us. thanks to Jon,Dave,Neal,Andrew,Kris,Paul,Johnny for the great replies. mentioned was that the filler neck has a hose inside thats like a liner ...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L heat controls VIN: 2GTEK19T3X
Hello all, I am putting this as a fix for now. Sorry for the delay in posting but I am waiting for the customer to return. I have a feeling he either went to the General or is not worrying about it. Thanks to those who replied. I had suggestions of wrong par...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Misfire VIN: 1HGCE6658S
Thanx to all who offered help, I read all replies and followed your suggestions all the possible causes. I didn't really find anything that looked or seemed it could cause troubles. This unit had Bosch plugs, I replaced them with the NGK's as from past experie...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L unsure VIN: 1HGCD563XT
Hi Techs sorry for the late post I've been on vacation. My Aunt had the dealer installed a used transmision while I was on vacation,she really needed the car.It cost her $1800.James from Illinios said that there is a 14 years/150,[...] waranty on this,if th...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Sunroof VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
I believe Ken is write about this one. The sunroof seems like it is out of time. The roof doesn't seem to open all the way and according to the info it should stop at half way point because of safety stop switch but it doesn't stop until almost closed. We are ...
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1985 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 2.5L No Start VIN: JCUD7443FT
Thank you to all who replied...this particular vehicle was a friends car who R&R a rebuilt engine for his son. I asked him initially if the TIMING was correct and he assured me it was...as it turned out the end PROBLEM was that the timing chain was two teeth o...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FT68S5W
This Jeep appears to be fixed! Thanks so much to those who replied. I replaced the fuel pump. Alot of reply's were leaning to that. The customer drove a long trip and called me back and said it never messed up. He said that he drove it down low on gas too. The...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C3S
whew!!! Finally this rig is running great! Thank you to everybody that took the time to reply to me. It was still not just one more issue with this nightmare. Dennis from massachusetts told me to check the iac and clean it. sure enough dennis, after that it qu...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEAZ6D6M
Thanks to all who replied. This car was in serios need of a tune up. Wires were cracked and a lot of corrosion on cap and rotor. Replaced wires, plugs, cap, and rotor and all is well. Thanks again!!!
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF82J4Y
we worked on this one for a long time. it would strat missing as soon as i tried to drive and set a code for random cylider missfire. i tried cleaning the injectors, relpaced 4 plug wires,fuel filter,1 injector due to breaking it in the process of switching th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305, P0306.
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Stuck in "limp in" mode. O/D light flashes. VIN: 4M2DV11W7R
Thanks to everyone that took time from their day to reply. After much testing and consultation, we found that the Transmission Control Module had failed. The part is no longer available through the dealer so we found a good salvage part. The part has been inst...
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1999 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3MEFM15P2X
Well guys, sometimes a duck is a duck! This car had 1 year old Beldon wires on it. I checked the wires for resistance and called them good. They were not. Swapped my bosses tracer plug wires for the customers and the customers car runs fine. Additionally, the ...
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1992 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6HD16Y8N
Well,after much hair pulling,it is fixed.Had ckd. injectors & harness, all ckd. good at 12 ohms,ran extra ground to MAF,no change,tried reman MAF,no change,02 operation appeared ok.Problem was injectors partially clogged up,had to send out to neighboring shop,...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, barely runs VIN: 1N4BU31D3R
Very informative answers guys. I knew that these vehicles were plaged with bad MAF sensors, but unplugging the maf made absolutly no difference. I had checked for vacuum leaks and could not find any. O-2's were switching, although trying to richen the mixture.... Trouble codes: 11 (crank/cam sensor), 34 (knock sensor).
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera S 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AJ54N2M
Thanks to all for assistance in identifying signal to ECM to verify malfunction, open circuit in bulkhead connector. thus no signal to ECM.
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.4L anti theft system VIN: 1G3NK12T01
From all of the replies I received, the general consenses was to replace the ignition switch assembly. I have done this and the vehicle has not had any problems to date. I hope this is the last of it. All the testing I have done has not shown me any defective ...
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