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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Trans failure message VIN: WBAGH8337X
Hey BMW techs, we have a 99 (10/98) 740il that is going into limp mode and the instrument cluster freaks out at the same time. It started out real intermittant, a few drive cycle, but now it happens sitting in the shop. When the trans failure message appears t...
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L evrything in the dash turn signals shift releaseha VIN: 2G4WB55K6Y
this car is crazy when u turn the key on everything in the dash blinks in and out when u try to start the car it wont start half of the time and when u do get it started u cant put it gear to get it started i had to turn the hazards on and leave them on or it ...
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1988 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCFK24K6J
This truck has spent more time at the shop then on the road the last 6 months it will run down the road fine turn around and come back and it will stumble like you lose a cylinder everything i have done helped but it would come back in two days with same probl...
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1989 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCFC29KXK
Vehicle came to shop on a rope...customer said while driving vehicle stalled/stopped, would crank OK, but no start...after about an hour restarted and he went to store...coming out of store vehicle wouldn't start. Had towed to another shop (this occured in a t...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No start VIN: 2G1WN14T7L
This car has a cranks ok, but no start problem. No injector pulse, good spark. The scan data shows the computer has a rpm signal when cranking (250rpm), good fuel pressure, and all other sensors appear to be right on the money. The possitive side of the inject...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDT14Z1S
strange problem. truck idles and runs smooth. o2 sensor functions properly up to 2000 rpm then drops off to low number around 63 and crosscounts stop altogether. fuel economy has dropped significantly. all other readings normal. do not have an exhaust anylizer...
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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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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Valve train or exhaust manifold VIN: 1G1Y22GXY5
I've checked Alldata for tsb and found none. I've heard valve train and heads are week for boost over 10 PSI. Boost on WOT is about 5 PSI while driving. Are valve seats known to get loose but not stick under valve?
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L cluster VIN: 1C4GT54L5V
Hello,this van is coming in next monday. Yesterday the cluster was blank & the ses,Alarm set,and ABS lights were on. Customer said this has happened before and goes away if van is shut off. Checked codes see above. Tried twisting ign. key- no change. As it was...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: AC3AV42N5V
This non-convertible “N" engine Sebring with the Mitsubishi engine came in with a complaint of “dies while driving at low RPM. We have not experienced this symptom, but whenever you accelerate gently it bogs down momentarily, then comes out of it. If you accel...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
This vehicle consistently starts, then dies within a few seconds, then won't run until the key is cycled off, then on again. My testing shows that the injector pulse stops when the engine dies, even if you continue to crank the starter. I'm trying to isolate w... Trouble codes: P0462 (Fuel Sender voltage low)
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KLATA52691
This Daewoo has a rough idle and attempted stall at red lights. Checked fuel pressure, good, has new plugs, wires, and fuel filter. Timing marks are on, injectors were pulled and are cleanand working. Car drives down the road with no problems and no check engi...
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L high idle VIN: KLATA52661
Greetings to all, I seek knowledge on this high idle problem before I get too deep in it! I did look at it and drive it on 3/03 no problem found ,MIL came on this week , P0342 cam sensor signal low . Pull out the modis set it up and cam signal ok left it runni...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Z5T
hello techs this trk came in with a intermitant die/stall. when i picked up the trk it started and ran great and never failed for me but it had a crank and cam senser codes i replaced the crank sensor and let the customer have the trk several day went by and ... Trouble codes: 54 (cam sen42), 42 (asd relay), 11 (ing ref/crank)
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L tach,fuel ,shift ind. airbag light VIN: 2B3H046T2T
does anyone know or have the tsb or tsb # for this. AIR BAG LIGHT COMES ON THEN TACH,GAS,SPEEDO, WILL NOT WORK THANKS!
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4FP2539V
hard to start. idles ok. cuts out and dies on accel. no power. map reing 20"vacuum but gauge reades 15. fuel pressure stays at 49 psi. performed power balance, all about equal. kv on all cyl spikes just before it dies. pulled plugs they all have a brown tint t...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L governor pressure too high VIN: 1B7KF2363W
Hey all. Truck was brought to use from a transmission shop for code P1763 for govennor pressure to high. Per to tsb we flash the computer for code p1763. When driving the truck and you get to 52 mph or more the code will set. Then when you stop and take back o...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L front end VIN: 3B7KF23Z81
Hello to all. This truck had a slight vibration in the front 1 year ago. Parts that were replaced were bad. After replacement of parts, vibration was still present. Vibration always started at 35 mph, got worse at 50 mph, disappeared at 60 mph. This is a fleet...
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1995 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L Turbo Pedestal
Hi guys, Not a diesel man but got suckered into this one.Turbo pedestal was leaking oil at epr valve, (where rod comes out)replaced with a Ford reman,and no sooner than i started it new one did it too!Has anyone seen this before,or am i missing something here?...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
Problems with air ride system on this vehicle. Found recommendations to replace air with conventional spring set-up for rear. Should you replace fronts as well? What kind of labor are other shops charging for conversion? What tips (if any) on converting these ...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L idle @ turning VIN: 1FALP13PAV
This vehical has a symtom of wanting to die when turnig to the right, after a stop. Does not do it to the left. Is there a pressure switch that could be a problem? On a different note, this is the same that had a bad motor. It now has a new/used motor in it an...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU32EXV
hey guys...my mitchell on demand is down & im lost without it...performing a cylinder head gasket replacement on this vehicle and since mitchell is down,i have no timing marks & torque specs on this vehicle...can anybody send my specs & pics of marks if possib...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR11U91
hi all i hope i can get some help on this one it has me going in circles. this is a fleet ranger. gets serviced every 5000 miles and runs quite well for the miles on it. the trans was done once and other minor work and services done on a tight schedule. plug... Trouble codes: P0174
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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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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L pinging VIN: 1FTYR14V53
No codes found.Verify concern on road test pinging all the time when hot.Problem started within last few months. Engine is not overheating,found dirty maf sensor wires,we cleaned it but still pings.We also used a snap on power injector flush. This did not help...
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FMFU17L84
Loud noise every time(sounds just like tires rubbing) when turning left or right. Tires are NOT rubbing and has no signs of any problems. Front end is tight, has not been in accident,& original owner. It will happen in forward and reverse. Has rack & pinion st...
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDAF56P24
this truck came in with transmission burn't out, it is a 5R110, rebuilt it, new pump, all new frictions, new planetary,new cooler, new filter installed it and had computor flashed by Ford, has harsh reverse engagement, check line pressures, idle park is 50psi,...
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1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 7.4L rear view mirror VIN: 1GTGK29J3V
need some help with a minor problem,customer recently purchased this vehicle and is quite happy with it.but he has a complaint i have know answere for.the rear view mirror has a nice digital compass display that works just fine,the problem is the customer thin...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5655W
Test for code p1382. remove connector for cam sensor and test ohms between terminal 3 and 4 on 4 wire plug. Ohms out at 627. Diagnose shows ohm should be 800 to 1500 ohms. If not replace distributor. Replaced distributor and did not fix problem Code p1382 retu... Trouble codes: P1382 (CYP sensor circuit no signal)
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1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKNG01C1M
customer came in stated wanted to fix oil leaks valve cover gaskets. did that repair no more oil leak and that car was sometimes not starting. checked car out found no check engine light comming on with key. fixed that was corosion at battery now light working...
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1991 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JNKCP01P4M
Car originally came in for a very low rough idle, stalling, would not idle with the a/c on, found the 02 reading at 125 mv anytime at idle, main cruise fuel mixture control good, traced problem to vacuum leaks, repaired vacuum leaks and the idle problem was co...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L Interm. runs rough VIN: 1J4GZ88Z7W
Had replaced fuel pump and veh left but was back following week with interm. runs rough almost like it was going to stall was not able to get failure scanned checked for codes found p0108 map sensor tried harness wiggle test but no problem with running cheked ...
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1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT8VK13T1N
Customer brought car in and said that it will buck/cut out on accel on anything other than very light accel. Road tested and confirmed symptom. car will cut out on moderate to heavy accel for 2 seconds, then come right back. just like somebody is turning off t...
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1999 Lexus LX470 4.7L power in and out VIN: JT6HT00W2X
we dropped steering column (with elctric tilt and telescopic)to replace shit indicator bulb and now the power column wont line up with bolts. its 1 1/2 in. short of coming up far enough. any ideas?
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L oil light VIN: 1LNFM97V7W
while driving this car the oil pressure light will flicker and at times stay on. we have check the oil pressure with gauge and pressure is within specs. we replaced the sender with a carquest part and then one from ford with no fix. has anyone got idea other t...
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1994 Mazda Protege LX 1.8L trans leaking VIN: JM1BG2269R
have a 1994 protege that leaks atf. the leak is coming from the rear of the trans (opposite side of the torque converter), and perpendicular to the trans pan. the is a large component (that looks similar to trans pump) that has a paper gasket that appears to...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ22501
customer complaint - after 10 to 15 min cruise vehicle cuts out/hesitates from 100 km/h down to 80 km/h as if it has run out of fuel. i've driven the car alot and it has not done it for me. this morning i drove it to work and it hiccuped for a second. i took a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JM1FE17N74
this car was brought to us by local body shop-car was driven in by customer with no apparent drivabilty concerns-car had new subframe and several body panels repaired as result of accident/off road experience-car was in body shop 5 weeks and became hard to sta...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBEA300X6
Hi People, Hopefully some of you have experience on this jetronic system. I have none, and have limited info on it.This car was given to me by a friend who moved out of the state. It wouldnt pass smog and had some other problems and he didnt want to mess with...
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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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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MELMW21RH
The cust brought car in complaining of cel and bad fuel smell and car was running bad. The guy had replaced spark plugs and wires and had autozone scan computer. He had egr codes,so he removed egr and plenum and cleaned clogged passage and replaced gasket and ... Trouble codes: 402 (Egr Excessive Flow)
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
i checked for long trim and short trim on scanner , pulse on bank1 is 1.6 ms, in bank2 .07 ms. when the falts ocurred, when is normal boths are the same .07 ms, spark plugs in bank 1 ar fouled of gas ( black). i change injectors of bank1 to bank2 and is same. ...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C8S
Hello Everyone, This car was brought to me with a no start (with key), and a poor idle quality complaint. I ran down the "no start" as a bad relay (the one controlled by the VATS computer). At that time it was noted that there was no communication between the... Trouble codes: P0080
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L No Start, Starts then Stalls VIN: 1G2NW12T2T
HI Y'ALL!!! I got a Pontiac Grand ham, here that has code p1629(theft detterent fuel disabled) starts then stalls. As stated the ignition was replaced. I am expecting the theft light to flash so we CAN relearn the password. It don't flash, just on all the tim... Trouble codes: P1629
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1979 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 9309800383
The oil gets sucked into the air cleaner through the oil breather line at the top of the oil filler neck, not the crank case hose, when the car is driven hard. The Oil level is ok the car is not overfilled. Has anyone seen this? We did check the turbo bypass c...
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2005 Porsche CAYENNE 4.5L Interior VIN: WPA1209PA5
Hi, techs: I got a 2005 Porsche Cayenne 4.5L and the car was set to have automatic lock function while start off ) 5 Km/h. My problem is that the central locking motors actuated every time during stop and go trip when each time started off from a stop and mad...
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: YS3DD55RXR
The car surges intermitently and randomaly. Always under high engine load and usually under 2000 rpm, regardless of engine and surrounding temperature. When happening, ECU opens the IAC valve wide. sometimes engine recovers and sometimes stalls. All test readi...
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1996 Saturn SL1 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZH5281T
please help saturn techs car came in with misfire code p0303. scanner misfire showed high counts on cylinder 3 but was running smooth. replaced plugs and wires and test drove again. only when doing a above 2300 brake torque and backing off quickly cylinder #3... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire cylinder 3 - misfire counters go high)
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L door locks VIN: 5GZCZ63BX3
Customer complains of electric door locks not working (manually or by remote). No driveability complaints. Scan computer system. Found BCM history codes: U1048(lost communications with electric power steering); U1008 (loss of SIR/SDM communications; U1096 (los...
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1997 Suzuki Swift 1.3L No Start VIN: 2S2AB21H0V
This vehicle cranks over but refuses to start very intermitantly, It is parked in an underground garage . Every 10 days or so the vehicle cranks over but wont start. We have not been able to duplicate the complaint after 60 startups this week . I am wondering ...
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L compressor VIN: 4TAVL52N3X
Embarrased guys!!! vehicle arrives at shop A/C inop. 1/4 can r134a clutch engages, no cooling, system will NOT pull freon from can. Guage pressures are equal at 75 / 75 low-high. I can see bubbles in sight glass. We installed reman compressor, new expansion va...
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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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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cold run problem VIN: 4T1BG22K51
customer states cold idle too high 1800-2000rpm fist thing in am then fine until it cools off again. Did test from on demand found bad IAC replaced. RPM dropped to 1600 first cycle, now back to 2k. Pin tests on ecm good, alt system good, grounds good---any ide...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCP21C71
This vehicle stalled while driving. We are getting fuel to the pump. We performed the ohms test at pins 5 & 6, pins 1 & 2 and pins 2 & 3. Those tests fell withing specs. We felt like we have an injector pump failure but would like better verification through s... Trouble codes: 01268 (p1562 fuel quantity adjuster upper limit value)
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9602T
hey guys got a good one here. customer complains the vehicle runs rough under 40 mph,and smooths out around hwy speed.they also stated that they have replaced the MAF about a year ago. test drove vehicle and vehicle feels like it has a dead spot in the tps,veh... Trouble codes: 448 (air pump), 442 (air pump system), 121 (maf sensor), 451 (missfire cyl 1), 453 (missfire at least 1 cyl), 545 (missfire at least 1 cyl twc damage)
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starter/Antitheft VIN: WBADD632XV
Thanks for all of the replies. We ended up sending BMW back to dealer for repairs. Dave from Illinois put it the best, 'Our MT2500 brick just won't cut it', and we are finally starting to realize that. Oh well, Thanks again for all the replies and everyones ti...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Volt,abs,fuel,security lights and gages VIN: 3G5DB03E72
I got a different scanner that scanned the body computer in more detail. and as per the diagnostic tree i was able to verify proper voltage on all circuts except one pid that was labeled ecv and it read 3.8 volts when it should read actuall system voltage. Tha...
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1985 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L Stall VIN: 1G6CD6989F
Thanks again for all the help. Paul [...] got it right. First I want to add to those who asked,I did replace the shorted injector that knocked out the ECM. That said I road tested the vehicle and it took about five miles before it died. At that point the v... Trouble codes: 12 (No Distributor Signal), 53 (Distributor Signal Interrupt).
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L cooling fans VIN: 1G6KS52Y1T
Thanks everyone. I could not activate fans through snap on scanner, so I replaced pcm and reflashed. before pcm replacement, pcm would not provide ground on green and blue wires from pcm. After replacement ground signals were there and I could activate fans th...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Mechanical VIN: W06VR52R5V
Thanks Johnny for letting me pick your brian. I adjusted the belts and double checked myself a few times. Car started right up and runs like a champ. God, I could only image the stress a brian surgoen goes through. Thanks to all for taking the time to help me....
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCT19W7T
Thanks to all who offered help. I borrowed my sisters 4.3 equipped jimmy and made some data comarisons as well as traded the map and airflow sensors for test purposes. The data was the same with the borrowed componants. The only data difference was load percen... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire detected).
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L axle bearing VIN: 1GNEK13R6V
Thanks to all. The overwhelming majority of replies were regarding a possible clogged vent tube, but that was not the case. After thoroughly checking everything again the only thing we could speculate on was that there was slight vertical movement in the left ...
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1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22KW2
Found a short in the injection wireing, replaced connector to injector #6. Sorry it took so long to close had to wait until customer had time to get it repaired. Thanks to all that responded. Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected).
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L power steering VIN: 1G1YY32G9Y
Thanks for the replies. The car was from another shop. We changed the p/s fluid for starters, so far we haven't heard anything. I don't think this car gets much use. Andy
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L evaporator VIN: 1C4GP54L8X
Hi, Well its done, under a vacuum and hopefully charge it in the AM. Not to bad a job about the same as a Taurus but more room inside to work but less outside, I found moving the alternator to the side and unbolting the upper intake so it would lay down to rea...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L engine VIN: 1C4GP64L5Y
Pulled trans flywheel was cracked around the bolt holes. thanks for all the advice. Jim
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1988 Dodge Caravan SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, Runs rich VIN: 2B4FK41K8J
Most of the replies suggested making certain that the MAP sensor was functioning correctly as well as making sure that the EGR was not leaking. Both were functioning properly. Some suggested that the fuel pressure regulator may be faulty/leaking, however this ... Trouble codes: 52 (System rich).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L valve train VIN: 3B7HA18N02
thanks to all who responded.the fact that this problem was intermittent& only on startup ruled out a constant condition.reasoning out the possibilities led me to the pressure relief valve in the oil pump.teardown revealed slight 'galling' on piston.when valve ...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50U5Y
Bingo! This puppy is done. The alternator was the problem. I checked the a.c. voltage and it was from .15 to .25, below the .30 recommended maximum. But I disconnected the alternator and test drove it and it ran fine. I stopped up the road, killed it, reconnec... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K23
most of you said intake gaskets and that is what i suspected but could not confirm - customer did not waht to repair at this time - i will update if she comes back Trouble codes: P0301, P0316.
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L 2nd gear and 4th or possibly 5th gear VIN: 1FTZR45EX3
Well guys my service manager decided to send this truck to another dealer because we didn't have all the tools that I needed to test the things I needed to test. So I guess I will find out from the other tech that rebuilds it what the problem was.
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2001 Geo PRIZM 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YSK52851Z
Determined from all my research and input from members that ecm is bad, causing false code. Customer declined replacement at this time due to cost and fact that vehicle has no drivability problem. This will raise issues in 18 months when state inspection becom... Trouble codes: P1349 (intake camshaft position cmp system).
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1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L engine VIN: 1GTGK29U7X
Thanks to all who replied. I did replace the used fan clutch with a new A/C Delco unit, did not fix the problem. I used an IR temp gun on the radiator when the truck got hot, i had a 40 degree difference from inlet to outlet when hot. While scanning the radiat...
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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: JAMH124566
well everyone , i would like to thank you all , but there are too many to name yes it was the main relay !!! there is NOTHING WORSE than an intermintent problem lewis
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Key VIN: 4S6CM58WXW
Thanks everybody, Kirk from PA was close and gave me a clue to what was going on with this. The interlock was working as designed i.e. the solenoid worked but wasn't finishing the job. I removed the cover (yeah ya gotta remove the knee bolster to get to the 10...
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2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Shifting VIN: JHLRD78836
Thanks to all who replied, esp. Mark [...] with the diagnostic charts, we were able to determine where the pressure loss was and found a bushing had not been transferred from the old case. Practice makes perfect.
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, SPEEDOMETER INOP VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
well shame on me.mike from new jersey was the savior on this one.i turned out the customer had brought me the wrong vss from isuzu.many thanks to all who took the time to reply and special thanks to mike for takeing the time from his day to call me and help so... Trouble codes: P0502 (vehicle speed sensor low imput).
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L compressorclutch VIN: WDBGA51EON
Thank you to all who responded. this was a multi-phase fix. The main issue was that the speed sensor was not regestering due to a failed serp belt tensioner!!! Let me qualify that by saying that first I replaced control head that was not self testing thru the ...
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1987 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEBM6032H
Well, Michael presented a good case about the wires chaffing and we did have some chaffing. We repaired the wires and proceeded to Check the pickup/distributor. Sure enough we had no square trigger voltage it was very erratic. Customer authorized replacement o...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21DXS
Well, I beleive the customers original complaint has been addressed. After scoping and testing all the sensors, grounds, and power cicuits until I was blue in the face, I determined that the hard crank was a function of the pcm strategy. However the new pcm se...
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WH14T1N
thanks for the help. i finally traced the problem to the wiring harness between the crank sensor and ignition module. the harness had gotten oil in the plastic loom, causing the wires to bond together. there were bare spots that would intermittently short toge...
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2006 Other Asian Safari 2.0L ABS Module, master cyl, wiring harness VIN: 403091HUZN
Sensor wheel was found broken (corroborating the spike found in the scope pattern) was replaced by dealer under warranty. Air gaps adjusted on other wheel. Vehicle was OK when tested immediately after the repairs. No complaint received from customer since (its...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L guage VIN: 1G2WJ52MXS
thanks for the help all. we ended up putting in an aftermarket guage. i still think we had a sender problem but the coustomer asked for the aftermarket setup. he is happy and that makes me happy. thanks again. TED
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BD6858X
I would like to say thank you to everyone who replied. Just about everyone hit the nail on the head. It was head gaskets. I got to pull the engine back out of the car again do it to it. As usual I couldnt find any cracks or signs of a blown head gasket. We sen...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, po401 VIN: 4T1BG22KXW
we installed egr modulator and the computer light came right back on , it is getting good vacuam , customer declined further testing and repairs as she is looking for new car Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Dash lights VIN: 4T3GF19C2Y
Ended up being a shorted wire behind the fuse box.
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L ABS light VIN: WVWEE83A1T
Most replies said the processor was bad, and suggested different ways of checking form using labscope, to making temp harnesses and criss crossing rear sensors to see if the code still identified the rr as the problem. the customer decided to not fix the car a...
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1997 Volvo 960 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1KW9600V
Thanks for the responses. The car has been gone for a week and a half so I assume it's fixed. We replaced the sensor with a new unit and cleared the code. The first sensor we installed was a Scan-Tech aftermarket part. we've installed several of these and neve...
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