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1988 Acura Legend LS 2.7L cylinder block VIN: JH4KA4669J
Hello Men, this is kind of a weird problem. This started out as a simple water pump/front brakes.We gave an estimate. We did the work with only one problem, the customers Father wanted to keep the price down because "its was an old car". The timing belt we rep...
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1991 Audi 100 2.3L No Start VIN: WAUBC5449M
Hi Folks, Wondering if I could pick some brains on this Audi 100with the 5 cyl. Car does not start but has spark, good fuel pressure and volume, compression about 170 with lowest at 125. Now I would think the problem would be in the fuel distribution but it wo...
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L no spark VIN: WBAHC1305L
I am wondering if the oil level sensor will cause a no spark. I could not find the 3 wire plug. Does anyone know if the plug comes from the injection harness, engine harness, or the body harness. Thanks
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1995 BMW 318ti 1.8L Stall VIN: WBACG5327S
Hello to all. Sure could use some help on this little bimmer. Car runs/idles great, but when coming to a stop, it will almost always stall (worse when cold). Thought for sure this would be a torn air boot, but it's perfect. Snap-on scanner states that the ecu ... Trouble codes: 81 (unknown)
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1999 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7331X
Hello guys This little TI is giving me the old run-around. It has had a P0420 for catalytic conversion below snuff for a while and the customer decided to go for the repair as it needs an emissions test. I checked for other codes none found and ordered an a... Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM334XY
i hate to post 2 at a time but i've got 2 stumpers. so this one is for the bimmer guys. this 2000 323 has 3 codes. 2 of which i can't find any info on. "p1622, or bmw 123, map cooling thermostat control", i have no diagnostic strategy of troubleshooting info o... Trouble codes: P1622, P0340, BMW20
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1983 Buick Regal 3.8L oil blowing out of dip stick hole VIN: 1G4AM479SB
I HAVE OIL BLOWING OUT OF THE OIL DIP STICK HOLE ??? I ALSO HAVE NOT ENOUGH TAKE OFF POWER I HAVE SOME BUT NOT WHAT I THINK I AM SUPPOST TO HAVE WITH A TURBO thank to all
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Rear tail, Brake and turn signals VIN: 1G6KS52Y2T
Has anyone run into this, all symtom diag Info are for non op not these symtoms.
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1947 Chevrolet coupe 235CID master cyl
Hi, this will probably be answered by our senior techs) have a 1947 chev sedan with a 68 chevelle rear(drum brakes) and stock frt drum brakes) did complete brake job(shoes ,drums ,cyls.,hoses ,lines etc.) and at the same time, I installed a dual reservior mast...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L engine VIN: 2G1WL54T1N
Hello Tecs, Replaced the motor with a used one, everything goes well, start engine, has miss in cylinder #4, I check for spark GOOD,(new AC plugs) check compression, 152lbs. good,check for fule, NO fule.pulled plug wire and ran for a few minutes, plug bone dry...
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1993 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L balancer VIN: 2GBHG31K0P
The customer installed a rebuilt engine in this van and used a crome timing cover with the bolt on timing tab on the left side, but used the balancer for a timing mark behind the water pump. I know that I saw this problem on IATN before but I cant find it. Som...
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1998 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L No Start VIN: 2C1MR2224W
CAN START ENGINE WITH EITHER, AND 2 MIDDLE INJECTORS WILL FIRE. AFTER SHUT ENGINE DOWN, WILL NOT RESTART. 2 MIDDLE INJECTORS, NO FIRE. Thanks for all your help.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L wipers/blower/abs VIN: 1GCGG25R91
Hello all, I was wondering if you GM techs have ran across this before. I looked at a van today for a short time, The ABS fuse was blown, Wipers inoperative (fuse good), & blower motor not working (fuse good). I tried looking at several of the wiring harnesses...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3GNEK13T23
Hello to all. The problem I'm struggling with is an 03 Chevy Avalanche with the 5.3L V8. The truck came in with the complaint of a misfire and running sluggish. After road testing I scanned the computer and found a P0300. I went a step further and found that t... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cyl missfire)
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1C3XV66L4N
hello dodge world and thanks in advance!!! this one was brought to us by another shop just down the road so i will give you the whole story on this one. they replaced the motor in it due to a rod knocking or some kind of mechanical problem. they got a used on... Trouble codes: 43 (ignition coil 2 circuit)
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L power windows VIN: 1B4GP44R2T
vehicle came in with customer complait of loss of winshield wipers power windows ac and heat controll, radio, derectionals, we drove it never had a problem with any of these systems yet the customer said it happend once yesterday. we checked all related ground...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP74LOX
No crank. Data shows,.."Dbl start overide=ON. Fuel allowed=NO. Closed loop timer=4:37 fixed"(even if dis/recon batt).No PCM gnd.& pin 31. By-pass= spark. No inj. pulse All PWR.&Gnd's were checked w/8amp headlamp draw(batt. disconected) CCD Buss was Ohm and +&...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L long crank VIN: 1B4GP44G3Y
Hey Chrysler Techs. We've got this caravan that has a hard start / extended crank problem. When cold, the van cranks about 4 seconds, and when it does start the engine idles rough. Sounds like a leaking pressure regulator but regulator is part of fuel pump mod...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Electric Fans VIN: 1B4GP25342
Electric Radiator Fans will not come on with either A\C engaged or at temperature.
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2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1D7HL32XZ3
Hi members, vehicle came in running slightly rough. Scanned and found misfire #5 cylinder. Check misfire monitors and getting multiple misfires all cylinders at different times. Seems to be more misfires when cold at idle. Ruinning down the road its seems ok. ... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire)
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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAPP1283M
CAR BROKE DOWN SATURDAY EVENING, TOWED TO MY SHOP. CUSTOMER CALLED THIS MORNING SAID CAR DIED AND WOULD NOT RESTART, SHE SMELLED FUEL BEFORE IT DIED AND WHEN SHE TRIED TO RESTART. REMOVED PLUGS FUEL SOAKED, TOOK COMPRESSION OK, SPARK OK, REPLACED PLUGS WITH NE...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Low Pedal VIN: 2FTHF26G1P
Thanks in advanced, This one came in due to customer had done a panic stop and complaned of low pedal. Upon inspection found the rear shoes @ 0/32 drums @ 12.010. Also during test drive the abs would chatter.After completing rear brakes and replaced the abs va...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L spark knock VIN: 1FTEF14N4S
OK Ford techs here goes, I've got this F150 pickup that will ping on acceleration but only from a dead stop and only for a second or 2 the timing seems to be OK, the customer has tried different brands and different octane fuels with no improvement. He also sa...
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1996 Ford Windstar 3.8L engine code VIN: 2F34DF475E
hello car came in shop cust. installed new o2 sensors from delaer and speed sensor.car has p1516,1517 code i never seen one of this need some help please ps all sensors are OEM
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L axle u-joints VIN: 1FTEF14Y2T
Working on two f-150 4x4's with same problem. When turning in four wheel drive with the hubs locked in it feels like one of the u-joints on the front axle is seized up. The truck jerks and bounces when turning, the tighter the turn, the worse the jerking to th...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cam Shaft VIN: 1FMDU34E5V
Ok ford techs we need some expert infomation, we changed both side cassettes on this engine and the right side cam sprocket continues to slip on the cam shaft even after we use the proper torque. The engine will start and run for a few minutes then die, we alw...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26FOV
hello, we have a 97 f250 powerstroke that smokes blue, misses and runs crappy when cold, it gets better as it warms up. we think it needs injectors, but its been awhile since we have had to get into one of these, and i just wanted to make sure we didnt overloo...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53USX
This is a government job (Brother inlaw) that two Ford dealers and two shops didn't fix. 1999 Taurus 3.0L U motor AX4S Transmission. The problem is that if you let the car idle in OD or D ranges, the engine will surge, more like someone is goosing the gas but ...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE40S8X
Hello, thank you in advance. While driving the van it stalls. I have used a labscope to watch cam, crank, tps, low amp probe on fuel pump,ign. coil, and inj. the only thing that seems to drop out is injector pulse. Using a labscope I looked at voltage compared...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRX18L4Y
This truck has a very strange problem. When under load such as pulling a trailer the engine will begin to heat up and a strange whine noise appears which sounds like in center of dash area. Truck belongs to my father in law and we replaced the fan clutch last ...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on, po411 VIN: 1FAP5825YA
Student just bought car in spring. One cold morning mil light on. Found Air pump code. Tested and found blown fuse , replaced fuse and tested system (scan tool command pump on). Since then light has come on several times with code po411 secondary ais wrong flo... Trouble codes: P0411
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55231
Need some help on this one the car came in for the p1309 code for the cam position sensor. replaced the sensor and no change ligh came right back on within 10 miles cheaked wiring for both cam and crank sensors and tested both with vantage both have proper wav... Trouble codes: P1309
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F41
The vehicle will only start once a day & runs for about 30 seconds, then acts like it runs out of fuel. It won't start again the rest of the day. Don't have experience with Powerstrokes, so don't know where to go from here. Everything we've checked on fuel del... Trouble codes: P0605, P0603
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L unknown VIN: 1FTWW33P45
This truck is set up to haul a large fifth wheel horse trailer and came in with two problems. First the customer complained that while traveling 50 mph and maintaining speed that the vehicle after going over several bumps would get into a bucking motion that g...
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Surge VIN: 1GTEK19R6T
Iam thinking this truck may need a reprogram to fix but I need a second input. The first thing we did was to replace the sparkplugs, this was the first time for that. The customer said the intake was replaced last year as well as the fuel pump and filter. We a... Trouble codes: P0141
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L compressor VIN: 4S6CY58V4S
hello A/C group. Thanks for your help in advance for considering my problem. I did all I knew to do to this thing as per above tests and repairs with no sucess yet. I did call identifix about this and they tol;d me the thing about isolating comp. from rest of ...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F8X
The problem this car is haveing is the front O2 sensor is reading 0mv on the scaner. If you disconect the sensor it goes to around 450mv as it should. The harness side connector has 12V at the heater terminal. The signal terminal if you ground it to eather ch...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L cruise control VIN: KMHWF35V31
hi guys maybe you can help about 2 weeks ago the cruise control on my 2001 hyundai sonata gls 2.5 just stopped working.we have check every thing connected to this system with no luck performed ohm test but all system check ok any help would be appreciated.than...
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L No Start VIN: SAJHY1540K
Customer stated car running normally but when trying to go home after work was a crank-no start. We towed in and found no injector pulse and no spark. Immediately checked the crank angle sensor (blue and red wires) with an oscilloscope and found that it had go...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FJB8SXT
this one came in a few weeks ago with a complaint that when he starts the car, it stalls soon after it fires unless he holds his foot on the accelerator & revs it. When he does this, it will continue to run. If he puts it into drive it seems to be ok. I have s...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L overheats VIN: 1J4FT28S5V
why is it still overheating
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, NO BUSS VIN: 1J4FY19S4X
this vehicle came from another dealer for intermittent no start and no buss error on odometer.the car exhibits no start/buss error and ses lamp on (no code).when you disconnect dist.,tps,map,iac and crank sensor the asd relay buzzes and pulses.5v reference var...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Climate Control VIN: SALPV1643Y
Hello all, I have this Range Rover here giving me some problems. Vehicle was towed to our shop from dealer for install of a used motor. Battery was completely discharged, after installation of engine and charging battery vehicle runs well and is charging. When...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT8BF22G9V
has been back twice know with po303 code, when initally came in had dead miss on #3 the coil was dead replaced coil was fine, customer drove approx 1000 miles and returned with po301, another coil bad, replaced the other 2 coils know back with po303 again, cus... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected)
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NA3516M
This Miata came in for a surge and lack of power. I tested the cam/crank sensor and it didnt look anything like what snap-on Vantage said it should so I replaced it. Still has the same problem. I have now done a timing belt on it also. The crank key way is sti...
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1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1MELM55U7S
Thanks in advance, This sable station wagon will not stop well under hard brake application. It will not lock up the wheels. Master has been replaced and manual bleed . Brakes are good all the way around . Thanks Mike [...]
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L monitors won't run VIN: 1ZWFT61L6X
Hello fellow iATN members, I have this cougar that failed inspection for PO420. Had computer flashed per TSB. Drove vehicle for several days and cannot get evap and catalyst monitors to run, including a long highway run at steady 60MPH, let sit overnight, road... Trouble codes: P0420
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L starter circuit VIN: 1MEAM550S0
No voltage to starter solenoid wire at starter (white/pink) during attempted cranking. Inspected starter relay (under hood fuse panel) and found battery voltage at terminal #87, battery voltage at terminal #85 and if jumping terminal #87 to #30 vehicle would c...
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1995 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: IN4BU31D2S
Hi all, Got this very, very tough driveability problem. Vehicle was towed in with a crank and no start condiiton. Found out the spark plugs had beed fouled. Replace and vehicle runs fine but told customer there is other problem somewhere that is affecting th... Trouble codes: 32 (Knock sensor)
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E43
Injectors will not trigger after sitting overnight-if you add carb cleaner and get it started it will run fine and start fine the rest of the day.if you leave the battery disconnected it will start fine the next morning.when it wont start it has good fuel pres...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1G2NE5436P
This car will cut off like your were turning the key off. I have tested and retested parts and wiring and have found nothing wrong. When I was testing to see if I was losing spark I bolted the ignition housing cover upside down and ran regular plug wires to th...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Brake lights VIN: YS3EF48Z01
Hello Fellow Saab Techs, This is the third 9-5 I've had in about the last six weeks with a "Brake Light Failure" showing up on the SID with no problem in the actual light operation. We have looked for incorrect bulbs and other things within the lamp assy but ...
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2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49262
hey guys, i have a 2002 saab with the 3.0 turbo. it idles very bad and has no power what so ever, when you rev it up the rpm's climb slowly like a plugger cat. so i checked the cat and it is good. the only weird thing i found was that the front 3 plugs where b... Trouble codes: 300 (random missfire), 340 (cam sensor circut a)
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5275X
Hello all, I have a Saturn here I'm having some trouble diagnosing. The vehicle initially came in with the MIL on and code P0410 (secondary air injection system) stored. I performed the "Air Pump System Special Test" function with the Tech 2. Every time I run ... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection system)
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, only on slight accel VIN: 1G8ZJ5279X
after repairs car stars and runs fine idles good accelerates good but in any gear at cruising speed slight movement of throttle the car bucks have to be near closed throtle and move maybe 1/8 inch car will stumble just once but will do it every time throttle b...
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2000 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6551Y
Hello fellow technicians. I have this Subaru that has been kicking my back side for about 7 months now and could really use some outside advise on it. The problem is the ECM continues to set code P0420. It is on it's 3rd set of cat's (counting the original set... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshhold)
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67563
Thanks in advance for any help. I'm working on this 03 outback that seems to flood #3 at start-up for about 30 seconds.Cold or hot(after 5 minutes).I have checked the fuel pressure regulator for leaking into the intake and lifted the fuel rail, no leak from th... Trouble codes: P0303 (testing and results)
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4TANL42YZ6
Helo, I have a Toyota with a drive problem. Customer complaint was poor fuel econ, and feels doggy. He is getting approx 14 t0 16 mpg and is a good reliable cust.When driven power does feel low and falls on its face when it shifts into second gear, power does ...
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WVWEE83A1S
need some help, vehicle will not pass california asm test. have still high nox even after reapiring egr system. scoped vehicle for any misfire, all looks good. i did an intrusive test on cat, its reducing 500ppm on nox and about 1.5% co and 300 ppm on hc. also... Trouble codes: 00758 (secondary air system), 00561 (mixture adatationexceeded limit), 00537 (lambda controlresulatin g limit not reached), 00513 (engine speed sender no signal)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Body/drive line VIN: WVWPD63B5X
When you accelerate you can feel vib. in steering wheel center console and body of the car. We replaced axles first for the boot problem no vib. They brought car back for control arms to much play Now after control arms customer has this vib. On accel you c...
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L no power VIN: JH4KA9653T
HI, we don't get a lot of Acuras to work on and we really did not want the job but the customer is a regular and insisted that we look at it. He is a used car dealer and we do a lot of pick up truck running probhlems for them. With out the help of Eric, John a...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L head gaskets? VIN: WAULT58E32
After talking with a machine shop I elected to block sand the surface with 400 wet/dry to smooth out the coarse finish. Not the best thing to do but the customer didn't want to spend the $3600 for new heads or $10k for a new complete engine. It went back toget...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Door locks VIN: WBACJ32050
Thanks to those who responded. Seems there was no fault, just a very slow learner. Repeated the initialisation process this morning, after 5 or 6 attempts the remote decides to operate. Total attempts would exceed 20.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L axle-whl.brg. VIN: 1G6KD54YOV
Thanks to all who replied,especially Alfred from Fla.problem was loose center caps in aftermarket wheels.caps were push in type,pulled caps,put a bead of silicone around inside of center hole,re-installed caps & let set up.test drive,noise gone.Once again,than...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57N73
after not starting for several days took a chance replaced crank sensor started right up.customer drove over the weekend with no problems, thanks for the help
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1987 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14R6H
Dan the man from South Texas Yehaa, right on the money,replaced new coil (according to Dan [...] means never ever worked)! and wallaa, starts right up and times correctly, definitely going to store this one in the memory banks! Thanks to all that replied
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1993 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCEG25Z6P
david [...] hit it right on !!! power steering pully was ouy about a 1/4 inch - center hole in pump stripped --retapped it- put in longer bolt and pressed pully back in and then install flat/lock washer and bolt for goog luck !! all good helpful replies thank...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, starts and stalls VIN: 1G1JC1247V
We have finally repaired this condition. We located the engine wire loom under the radiator core support and removed the conduit covering .To our surprise we found four separate broken 22-24 gauge wires. Previously we had checked for continuity at the IAC and ...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7V
Indeed it was the pump. I replaced it today and it brought the PSI to spec and the engine fired right up. Just about everyone said to replace the fuel pump right off. As far as clamping the return line to eliminate the fuel pressure regulator as a possible cau...
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation VIN: 1GBKP37J2W
Thanks for all the replys, replyes ranged from mass air flow sensor to 02 sensors The most common response was the crank position sensor , We tried all three and none fixed the hesetation, in total we replaced the fuel filter,fuel pump,complete tune up, four 0...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L tcc VIN: 1GCCS14X3W
The general thought leaned toward a bad VCM. The customer wanted an absolute that it would be fixed with a new VCM, I wouldn't give her that so she was headed to the Chevy store for a silver bullet. The tranny shop had taken the valve body out and said the val...
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1999 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L poor power VIN: 3GNGC26J1X
received 10 replies on this, i will go through them, first of all the gear ratio of this unit is 4.10:1, the fuel filter is new and fuel pressure under load up hill is good at 54psi. one person asked about the cam synch reading in the troubleshoot fast track v...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Centerlink VIN: 1GCGG29V65
I would like to thank mike, alan, ward and reid for their information. I know my post shouldn't have required help since it was just worn front end parts but I haven't seen this type of front end setup before. After replacing idler and pittman arms with oem pa...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L cooling system VIN: 3C3EL55HXT
we replaced upper and lower radiator hoses and radiator. we also replaced the the radiator cap and we believe that was the fix for the bubbling sound in the over flow tank.we test drove car about 30 miles and no bubbling. car has not been back.
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L air bag VIN: 2C3AE66GX1
thanks everyone i got great info but the coustomer is not worried about the lite. i was going to install a 2ohm resistor at the passanger side air bag connector to simulate a air bag and see if the computer passed the self test but i guess not now thanks for t...
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1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4GH2539P
Thanks for all the help, Ideas were to check for wiring problems in the harness near the battery, hot test the circuits for resistance problems, trans. solenoid, egr solenoid, etc., check 5 volt signal. The computer was completely dead, would not activate the ...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Starting VIN: 1B7GL23X6S
Thanks everyone for the replies 16 in all, that was great! 3 major areas were damaged wiring from moisture, bad relay(s), short poss. computer. I had checked the wiring for corrodtion and relays for operation (all reyays in that power dist. box were of the sam...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7KC23Z3X
thanks to all who replied. we installed a new computer and so far its still running good.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Cooling fan VIN: 1B4GP45311
Well,This one just about drove me crazy.It came back friday for me to repair the leak.I replaced the condenser and the drier, evacuate and recharged with 2.13lbs of freon,that was the amount it said to use on the sticker under the hood for single system. When ...
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1984 Ford F-350 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FTJW35L4E
This problem recieved 11 replies. Most of you did not think the choke circuit coming off the wiper motor was kosher. We did rewire this to the ignition switch and fused it. The problem turned out to be a corroded connection at the wiper motor. I am not sure wh...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTDFI720V
The problem was a clogged #1 and #4 injecters. I found it by tearing upper intake and fuel rail down. I lifted the rail up and physically watched the flow and noticed the spray pattern on #1 and #4 were lacking a good spray. Installed injectors and all is fine... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304.
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L blend door broken VIN: 1FMDU34X5V
Hello every one that sent a response. I recieved 13 responses, I am going to split them up, 5 said to just get the complete unit from ford and install it. One said they do get a door, but still pull the whole case out to install it. 6 responses said they get t...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPS2425X
Thanks for all the replies. After talking with the customer he did not want to go the expense of pulling the intake on a 300k vehicle. So, I took the EGR valve off and with the engine running sprayed a bunch of carbon cleaner in the intake port. I then let it ... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDWF37Z2Y
thanks all who replied i sent this one to the dealer because of my lack of knowledge on propane vechiles thanks again all three of you that replied & thanks to rick who called me
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21L5Y
This one is fixed, special thanks to sherman from texas, you sent me on the right path, i unhooked the plug on the right side of the trans and the truck would run good so i replaced the solinoid pack and new wire harness,started truck and still had same proble...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53U82
Thanks to those who replied, Edward from New York hit the nail on the head. Bad connection on B+ wire at coil, would only act up when hot (sometimes). Thanks again! Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire 1), P0316 (Misfire At Startup).
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5606V
Hello, Guys - I want to thank you for your help on my problem. One piece of information I got I didn't know was that Honda had extended emmisions systems waranty to 14 years and 150k miles, so when I told the customer this they took the car to the dealer. ... Trouble codes: 1491 (insufficient egr lift).
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L no power under laod VIN: JNKCA31A0Y
thanks for all the help most of you pointed me in the right direction maf sensor bad very cheap at nissan thanks for the help don
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X9W
It is a loose rod and the piston hitting the head.Waiting to see how they want to try and fix it.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L engine VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
thanks for all the help, turns out if you let it run till it dies (she left it while she was at work) then move the harness that runs to the pcm it comes back to life then i found that pushing on the connectors, it has three but moving either middle or inside,...
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L auto wipers VIN: JTHBN30F71
Thank you all for your replies. Robert from California, Jim from Iowa and Gene from Georga hit it dead on. We don't get to may of these around here, but the problem was there was no gell between the glass and the rain sensor. $14.00 from dealer only. The glass...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F2W
thanks for all of the replies. i can't close with a fix because i don't know. i was able to gain understanding of how this system functions and from that i was able to confirm that everything seemed to be functioning correctly. the supercharger did run when th... Trouble codes: P0803 (air flap actuator malfunction), P0410 (Air injection system malfunction.).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBGA32G7X
This car was fixed by using Steve [...]'s advice on how to check the sensor values. This showed that the ambient and engine sensor values were out of range (-40). The wiring chart in alldata shows two sensors but the description of the pin values explaine...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L unknown VIN: WDBUF65J53
This one is fixed, new system to us so cant really say we missed it. 2 fuses in the sam fuse and relay box had been removed prior to arrival, history of vehicle turned out that vehicle was shipped from out of state, shipping company told customer that she soul...
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1987 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L starter VIN: 2MEBM74F8H
Thanks to all who offered their help. Replacing the battery solved the problem. The customer has had the vehicle for nearly three weeks with no problems. Thanks again, Steve
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1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L dash lights VIN: 4A3AJ46GOS
it seems one of my guys did change a bulb, i wasn't informed. of course he used the wrong bulb. i should have known the bulb was the likely possibility, must have been a non-thinking day Thanks for the help, all replies had the correct idea. Pete
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1996 Nissan Turismo 3.0L Climate Control VIN: HY33-22061
This system is now operational, as well as the climate control losing its battery circuit the SRS air/bag and power steering would not operate electricially or communicate with my scanner. Going through our records we had a similar problem with another vehicle...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CAZ1D8U
I was able to find problem. i was thinking the sensor was starting to fail. freeze data showed at idle the baro data was 30.3, that is the same as wide open throttle or key on engine off. at idle the baro pid was approx 8.0, i started jiggle test the harness c... Trouble codes: P1105.
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 2G2FV22P6S
The coustomer finally agreed to put a set of injectors and the car has never ran better. Thanks for all the help
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R71
Well, here's the story. Misfire was false, different scanner revealed no misfires. Bank 1 is still cylinder 1 toward firewall. Lambda is a calculation of air/fuel mixtures. As 1.000 being a perfect 14.7:1. A difference of .010 = 1% and works opposit of O2 mv a... Trouble codes: P0134.
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