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1993 BMW M5 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSHD9311P
We have a 1993 BMW M5 with a check engine light on. Tryed to scan with our Carsoft system and it would not scan. Scand with a Snap-on 2500 and the code at came up was 100 ECU output stages, shopkey has nothing on this, and Snap-on does not have any troubleshoo... Trouble codes: 100 (Ecu output stages)
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8348Y
Have replaced this sensor twice, front-drivers side. Still setting code. Inputs/outputs Ok. Has good ground and power to sensor. Anyone run into this before? Thanks! Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 sens B1 Sen1)
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1993 Buick Skylark Custom 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NM54NOP
We just recieved this buick into our shop yesterday for a mil light and rough running. Check vehicle and found that vehicle had recent tune up, pulled codes had code 26 and code for tps. checked the tps and voltage was not changing. Checked for a misfire and f... Trouble codes: 26
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2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L air bag VIN: 1G6KD57Y56
hello techs, this 2006 dts from body shop had air bag deployment.we have tech2 and tis 2000.i believe i need to reprogram sdm or at least align it with gateway to can.i spoke with vetronix and they said you may need special adapter.also suggested to have compl...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JC5243Y
Hello forum members, This vehicle was towed in last night, customer states car "quit running while cruising on the freeway" When I arrived here to move the vehicle it started right up. I havn't drove the vehicle as of yet for fear of getting stranded. There ...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEG15W01
well then, got one that likes my shop. came in running horrible. on test drive massive misfire around 1/4-1/2 throttle especially and began stalling on the way back. got it into shop cut it off hasnt started since. tune up was done last october full set of ev... Trouble codes: P0300, P0200, P0420, P1381, P0128
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GKDT13S13
Hey guys,this is the booses accountants vehicle.Only after sitting overnight and driving within the first mile,he claims it falls on its face.Major hesitation to the point he has to play with the accelerator to clear it out.After that there is no problem for t...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L rack/pinion VIN: 1GNFG15T63
Just to let everyone know that I got two a/c delco part# 36-16555 rebuilt r/p and both have the same problem, the input shaft is clocked wrong and it puts the steering wheel at 3 o'clock and there is not enough threads on the right side tie rod end to adjust i...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L blower motor VIN: 1C3EL56U81
my boss just bought this sebring from the auction, and the blower motor runs very slowly on high speed (it feels the same as when it's on speed 1). speeds 1,2,3 work fine. i can't find a good description of operation or diagnostic procedure on alldata. i do kn...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68B42
The customer claims she’s had the car to the dealer and several other shops because of a dead battery before coming to us. This started shortly after she bought it. It happens intermittently and usually after the car sits for acouple days. She's owned it since...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1HKE57M382
truck runs good at normal speeds, has no codes come to normal stop and you can watch tach drop off to zero and motor dies and then comes back just like you shut off the key. checked basics all most like idle problem cleaned isc and intake passage any help woul...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift , speedometer VIN: 1B7KF236XY
Another electronic transmission problem here. This truck drives and shifts fine until 3-4 upshift. At that point it falls in and out of lockup(usually twice)before engaging. Cruising at freeway speeds is normal, there doesnt seems to be any slippage between 1-...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3B7MF33C52
Yikes, this one scares me, mainly because of the potential cost! This truck had a bad injection pump, its the HO 245 model. Prior to my customer owning it the truck had a very high performance "chip" in it which was removed before my customer got it. That was ...
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on, CODE P0441 VIN: 1B3ES26CX3
evap system problem. this car first came to me with p0441, evap purge flow fault. my initial diagnotics found the purge solenoid not holding a vacuum. i believe it had a piece of trash in it from the canister. i replaced the valve and the fuel contaminted cani... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap purge flow fault)
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1978 Ford Bronco Custom 6.6L Backup lights VIN: U15SLBH422
I need your help again, you all were very helpful in the past, on this truck. The back up lights are not working, I have checked all the fuses. I need to know which wires on the TR switch, on the side of the trans, are for the backup lights. Any help would be ...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FACP52U0P
Ok Ford guys, I need your help on this one. Customer brought car in complaining that it would hesitate, stumble, and stall. It would only do every couple of months, and has been a problem for 2-3 years. The vehicle has been to 2 other shops here in town, befor...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Stall VIN: 1FTHX26G4V
Hi this ford runs fine it has had promblems in the past like fuel pumps netural safety sw. coil the latest is now when driving on expressway the truck will die but you can restart it also did it at idling at the shop. I had the fuel press. tester hook up and t...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L misfire #4 cyl and lean mixture code VIN: 1FALP6537V
having a problem with 1997 contour, came in running rough, code for 1 & 4 misfire, replaced coil with known good coil, replaced spark plugs & wires. test drove found code for #4 misfire and lean mixture. replaced #4plug,plug wire, & coil pack, still same probl...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX18WXV
This problem started about two weeks ago, Upon my first go around I pulled the coads and found a t.s.b. regaurding this problem. It said to check the play in the internal speedo gear. I removed the tailshaft and the gear was bad. Replaced it thought problem w... Trouble codes: P0503, P1500
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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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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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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L spark plug VIN: 1FMDU71XX4
second time in 6 mos this ford has burned off the porcelean and the electrode on number 3 cylinder only. anyone have any ideas. after plug is replaced it runs fine. it is a bosch platinum 2 (r3) maybe i should not run bosch plugs???
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L timing chain
I got a 6.8L that had a blown head gasket. I had the heads redone at a machine shop. My problem is on the timing chain installation. Alldata states to set crank key way to the 12 "0" clock position, set the cam gear mark at the 12 "0" clock position left head,...
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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-150 FX4 5.4L compressor clutch VIN: 1FTPW14555
i am working on a problem child i already called the ford hotline and to no help they were they told me that it was because there was no freon in the compressor my problem is that the pcm is not grounding the ac clutch i had spare ac clutch relays and diodes r...
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2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L high idle
Vehicle has an intermittent high idle problem. Does not happen at idle. When the vehicle is going down the road.I looked at the failure records and didn't seen anything unusual. The only thing was the intergrater was at 135,TPS at 9% going 36 mph. Smoked the i... Trouble codes: P0507, P1509
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L starter VIN: 1GTHG35R82
we have a 2002 gmc savana that"s giving us fits.problem is we are constantly blowing the 40 amp fuse that feeds starter relay.we replaced starter (ac delco)'replaced nuetral safety switch.fuse blows EVEN if i disconnect starter relay & turn key to run position...
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1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L compressor VIN: JNKNG01D6T
This Q45 came in with the complaint of no A/C cooling, the blower and vent operation are ok. We confirmed proper system charge level. The clutch is not getting 12v from the a/c relay. We went through the self diagnostic system using the control head and there ...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Hello Techs.I'm leaning towards the MAF on this one. The code sets in the morning. When I scan the MAF after it is hot, I get a 2.08 reading at 715 rpm in park and a 2.8 reading in drive at 650 rpm. I thought it should be higher at a higher rpm not reversed. A... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one)
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Stability VIN: SAJHX1243W
We performed a timing chain replacement and valves were bent on right head. Before repairs were performed, the ABS light was on and the message center inicated a traction control and stability control failure. The preliminary tests point toward a bad ABS contr...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Acceleration movement VIN: 1J4FY19S4X
This engine, transmission and transfer case will move side to side when you accelerate in a straight line. You can fell it in the seat of your pants and see the rear of the engine moving side to side. The driveshaft is straight and the differential is not limi...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S6Y
Please help This jeep came in with an interment skip.After doing some research on alldata and iatn we determind it was bad valve springs.After removing the head we discoverd it had a crack.So we installed a new dealer head with new springs,we also installed ne... Trouble codes: P0305
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L rear suspension VIN: 1J8GW68J32
This jeep was bought from our dealership, it has now come down with this noise in the rearend. It is a rotational noise that is very spuratic.It only happens when making a left turn, and going about 10mph.It sounds like a rubbing noise(like the palm of your ha...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1070441202
This car came to us bout a year ago running poorly. We did a tune up to it and didnt run much better. We adjusted the MAP sensor and it ran OK. Customer didnt wanna spend alot of money at that time said ill drive it for a while. bout 10 months or so later We t...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 230E .0L window motor VIN: WDB1232231
Hello all and thanks in advance. Power windows do not work, no power at A and B fuse. I believe it to be the power window relay. Where is it? Is it behind the instrument cluster? If so, how do I get the cluster out w/out destroying it?? thanks again. This is a...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L abs VIN: WDBGA32E0R
After driving this car for a few miles, the ABS MIL comes on. The power steering becomes stiff at the same time. The codes set in the SPS module are 003-Wheel speed signal LF implausible and 004-Wheel speed signal ABS/ASR status -//-. This car is ABS only and ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA28E0R
help please, i have a lean misfire. fuel pressure is 50 psi with vac on reg 55 psi 60 PSI unpluged. pinch off return line and presure goes to 120 psi. the misfire goes away when return is pinched down to allow 80 psi. the specs i found call for 77-80 psi. any ...
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L speedometer VIN: 2MECM74W6N
The speedometer works, but the odometer does not. I'm looking for a speedometer assembly. Ford says discontinued. I could find one in a wrecking yard, but only as a last resort. Does anybody know of a place that repairs or sells repaired speedometers? Thank y...
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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 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L computer VIN: 4A3AK44YZX
we have since orderd another pcm and installed it the car ran fine drove it around for about 20 min no problem parked it over night and it started and moved it to parking lot and car died and would not start same symtoms we would like to hear any replies thank...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D7S
veh was brought to me with a crank but will not start. checked for codes and none were found. check all grounds using voltage drop and none over .003mv. checked all connecters and found that one was not fasened togather properly. reconected and did not make a ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D5Y
replaced engine 3 months ago, car came in today with cel on and complaint of surge. scan test found purge valve ckt high, found connector for purge not completely seated. reseated connector all is well. test drive in 4th at 1/4 throttle or so car will surge/mi...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D51
I need help with this strange problem, the system have four 02 sensors on this four cylinder 1.8l engine, two up front and two below. bank 1 is cylinder 1 and 2, bank 2 is 3 and 4, i'm getting a code p0154(genric)p0509(factory) for bank 2 sensor 1 inacitvity. ...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L wheel speed sensor VIN: JN1DA31D62
This car makes no sense to me. I have a code C1105 LR wheel speed sensor 2. Data stream on my Genesis shows a good pattern for the LR sensor bot nothing for the RR sensor. NoData gives no information on this code. I can only find 1 speed sensor at each wheel. ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GLS 3.4L cooling system VIN: 1GHDX03E8Y
Hi Fellow Techs. After doing the intake, we are having a problem bleeding air from this cooling system. It will not overheat in the shop, cooling fan come on, runs pretty normal temps. But when we gave it to the customer, She said after a run down the freeway ...
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1971 Other European SILVERSHADOW 412CID Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
car came in with a problem with left front window not working.after diagnostics.engine started running very rough and lean.replaced spark plugs and checked fuel pressure.engine would run better when cold and choke plate is close which indicates a lean problem....
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L shift lock, ignition switch VIN: 1G2WJ52K0V
This Grandprix acts up about twice a week. The shifter will not come out of park, and the key will not return to the lock position for removal. I tried putting a brake light switch in but it didn't help. Are there any common problems with these console shifter...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Very High Idle VIN: 1G2WP52K11
Vehicle was towed in with the customer stating that the vehicle would accel on its own. She had the brakes smoking from trying to hold the vehicle back. We have had no symptoms so far and the vehicle is operating correctly. Any suggestions and help would be gr...
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L front end VIN: 1G2NE52T8X
This sunfire has been nothing but problems i really hope you guy's can help.Only when you are going slow and turning do we get this noise even in reverse it really sound like a tock just like someone is under with a ball pean hammer sometimes one sometimes two...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED45E51
We are having with this saab problem child. Car cam in with a po300 random cylinder missfiring. Has new plugs and ignition cassete about 3 mons ago, but we did replace the cassete again from worldpac under warranty, wanted to get the cassete out of the way. Fo... Trouble codes: P0300
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1986 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AE83E0G
helo all hope someone can help. got this toyota corolla with a bad hesitation when acel. from a stop and a surge when cruising with lite throttle on flat surface. when problem acts up you give it propane and the symptom is grately improved. disconected the egr...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1GK12E1R
Hi IATN techs. I have a 94 Camry in need of spark plugs. It has coil on plug ignition. Mitchell says nothing intelligent about changing plugs. Does the upper intake have to come off? I found one exact post in the archives with no fix. Thanks in advance for any...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L oil pump body cover VIN: JT2SK12E2R
Greetings; We replaced timing belt and seals as preventivemaintaince, had slight oil leak from under timing cover. Customer says it still leaks. Yes it does! It appears to be coming from the oil pump body cover. Mitcell says remove oil pan to REPLACE oil pump....
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Oher Heating VIN: 3VWCD21C4Y
This 2000 1.8 Turbo Bug came in overheating.I started testing and replacing the thermstat. Then checking this vehicle for head gasket failure using blue block check liquid. It would stay royal blue until scanner showed 210 deg F, (no temp guage in car, sensors...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L temperature warnig light VIN: 3VWRT29M01
good morning vw techs out there . this jetta came in with a complaint of the temp. warning light/buzzer coming on. the coolant level is good and the car doesn't overheat (temp gage stays right in the middle). I replaced the coolant temp sensor (4 wire connecto...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L outer CV VIN: YV1LW5241W
I have a 2000 [...] (alphabet soup) that has a pronounced creaky scrapey groan from both front outer CVs when you shift from drive to reverse. The front wheel drive axles, not the rear drive shaft. You can stand on the brakes to make sure the wheels are not...
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1986 BMW 325e 2.7L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBAAE54056
we found that 2 out of the 6 fuel injectors were leaking (thus flooding the intake with fuel). however the vehicle will not start. verified spark, compression, and injector opperation. unfortunatly have not found the problem yet, but we do appriciate all of th...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGJ8326W
Thanks for all the help guys---everyone was right on the mark with this one. The electronic thermostat was shorting out and had actually melted the plug on the wire harness to the t/stat connector. We cut the plug off and soldered in a new connector, and repla...
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1987 Buick Regal 3.8L Brakes VIN: IG4GJ1174H
Hey guys thanks again. replaced accumulator ball & all is well. could not get accumulator from G.M. no longer available had to get one fron internet. thanks for your help.
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1985 Chevrolet El Camino 4.3L temp gauge VIN: 3GCCW80Z6F
Hi Everyone, Thanks to all of you who helped. It was located in the side of the right head, near the center. It had a bunch of hoses and wires above it that hid it from view. When the single wire is grounded the gauge should go to max. This one didn't so I pul...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19R4V
Thanks so much to all that have replied. I have been able to get my hands on the 'Bow-Tie' to check it over. I recieved so many good replies. So many suggested checking fuel pressure, for cracked plugs, EGR porblems. There were several replies concerning ECM a...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L wipers/blower/abs VIN: 1GCGG25R91
Hello all, this thing is fixed. Thanks much to all that replied. It ended up being a loose connection on the IGN B socket in the underhood fuse box. I think Randy from Kansas was on the right track when he said to check for power on the fuses. I just visually ...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L power windows VIN: 1B4GP44R2T
we took out fuse box under hood , center board and bcm and terminal boards ect - nothing was burnt --we did install new ignition switch and we have not heard back yet fron customer , if more problems will install bcm and pray , regular customer over 30 years s...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L master cyl/booster VIN: 3B7HC13Y91
Sorry it took so long to post the fix. As many of you stated the booster could use up the brake fluid during normal operation. The question was never the integrity of the master cylinder because it was leaking but I expected to see a puddle somewhere. We repla...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB11Y11
This guy doesen't want to get it fixed because it still runs the way it is. Well that old saying is - the coustomer is allways right. It's just ashame to waist peoples time with this if he doesen't go anywhere with it. I'm sorry for that. The replys I got said... Trouble codes: P0601.
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Mechanical
Thanks for all the replies Got the truck back in yesterday,started with a basic inspection and noticed one of the rear wheel cylinders seemed to be fairly tight,so we pulled them out and found they were full of rust and dirt.When we tried to bleed the new cy...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMDA5140T
hi im sorry for the slow fix response. i replaced the right front and right rear sensors no help. then removed left rear sensor which looks new and polished it and then the pedal stopped going low due to abs activating. thanks for all the help bye.
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L dome lights VIN: 1FMEU17L9W
Truck is fixed, thanks for the replies. In short, the battery saver relay supplies power for many lights-map, dome and underhood lights etc. None of the lights illuminate until a switch is turned 'on' or connected. What we found was that inside the overhead co...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21SXY
thanks to everybody for your help. it turned out to be a shorted wire to power in the harness from pcm to crank sensor. that is why i had 9 v at one wire at crank sensor. i check continuity in the test that alldata supplied and was fine but it did not have a t... Trouble codes: P0500 (data output line to ipc error).
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L no power VIN: 1FTPX18LXY
FIX..THANKS FOR THE INPUT,MOST OF ALL TO CHUCK [...],HE GOT ME THINKING AND POINTED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION 'It may be helpful to know what the maf reading is at the ecm. The difference between the meters too.' I COMPARED THE READINGS AT PCM FROM THE MAF,TO T...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L51
Some great replies, I really think think the upstream o2 sensors may be to blame here. The customer has not brought the vehicle back yet, but I'm sure he will and when he does I will update once it is fixed. Thanks again to all!!! Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (testing and results).
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Monitors won't run VIN: 3FTNW21S71
Mike [...] nailed it. Just because it looks, acts, and talks like an OBDII vehicle, doesn't necessarily mean it IS an OBDII vehicle. The monitors probably aren't enabled because it's heavy duty (8800GVW). The underhood sticker only says, 'Conforms to U.S. E...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L possible vac canister VIN: 1FTRW07672
well thanks to all that offered there help but tom you got it i pinpointed it to be the control head and it was that i like to bust hotline balls also to all you ford dealership techs and i like that this avaliable to us and we can all help each other out. t...
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2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L battery VIN: 1FAFP53U54
well it looks like this one is fixed. thanks again to all that replied. there are a lot more replies to this than i thaught there would be. anyway, for the fix, i was wrong when i thaught the new fuse box/gem module we installed did not fix it. but it did. we ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 1GDJK34U63
Good morning, I have sent this truck to the General for their opinion. It came back with no problem found and a $100.00 bill. After being appreciative of that fact, I figured I have to find the problem. I went through all my steps again from scratch. I dead ... Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 sensor b1s1), P0137 (o2 b1s2), P0151 (o2 b2s2), P0157 (o2 b2s2).
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Slidding door
Ok first of all thankyou for all your help you techs are always agreat help . Now i changed the motor assembly in the quarter panel and the switch in the front the old switch was ok tho i think because i didnt no about the relearning prosedure anyway i gotever...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Sliding door
Ok first of all thankyou for all your help you techs are always agreat help . Now i changed the motor assembly in the quarter panel and the switch in the front the old switch was ok tho i think because i didnt no about the relearning prosedure anyway i gotever...
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2001 Isuzu w55 290CID Electronic VIN: J8DE5B1481
Sorry guys for taking such a long time to close this help request, but there wasn't much help from iANT members this time. I ended up sending it to the dealer last week. Evidently, the dealer found a bad ECM that cost about 600.00, just the computer. Anyway th...
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L No Start VIN: SAJHY1540K
My scanner showed a perfect ac voltage wave 360 degrees around the crank. My VOM showed resistance high but with the perfect voltage and clean wave pattern I had to have a good crank sensor. Figured it must be the ECU. Almost every tech said to change the Cran...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L May set code VIN: JT6GF10UGX
First of all, someone asked why they had to be removed. There was a coolant leak under the intake manifold. When we pulled the manifold off, we found that the coolant was coming from a gasket under a housing which mounted on the block in between the cylinder h...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTHBD18251
sorry for the late update,new (reman) maf was no help,although I read it's recommended to go new oem. unfortunately this teen's financial dilemma is preventing him from any further diagnosis. everyones help is greatly appreciated..will re-update if anything ch... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2).
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, NO POWER VIN: 1YVGE22C4S
thank you guys for your help.i checked the massair again this morning.the signal was at 1.78 volts at idle.after it warmed up i noticed it was at 1.10.well at idle it should be .08 volts.at 5500 rpms it should be 2.23.thats why it accell a little better when i...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L engine racing VIN: WDBFA66E0M
Thank you to everyone who replied most people were on the right track I did all the tests suggested and it turned out to be the Idle Air Control Valve . I borrowed one from another car just to test it and it was fine I contacted BG Products and they agreed to ...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L starter circuit VIN: 1MEAM550S0
Thank you for all your help. Nick from Ohio nailed this one. I connected the dvom to the PCM power relay at the battery junction box. Terminal #5 red wire. Also connected another dvom to same relay but terminal #3 dark green/orange wire. Set up both dvom insid...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46L2X
well the customer took the vehicle with them and will bring back sometime in the future . i had a couple of good replies one was the mdp sensor . this was the sensor that i was leaning towards because had eliminated all components other than the pcm . thanks t... Trouble codes: P00, 400 (egr system low flow detected).
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L four wheel drive indicator light VIN: JA4MT31H2Y
thank you to the three that replied. the solenoids did fix this vehicle. although they did not ohm out bad. the were stuck like the switches. i removed them, ohmed them out, and they were good. i then supplied my own 12 volt power source to them to find that o...
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1993 Nissan NX XE 2.0L ac system VIN: JN1GB36C7P
Thanks to all who replied, everyone was very helpful. The bottom line is that the condenser is too small and inefficient to handle R134a. We refit the system with Freeze 12 and everything was normal again. Not a real fix, but it was the best solution consideri...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3AJ55MST
I checked for ac wave on 7x crank signal it was at 1.5 volts. The speck is 2.0 . also checked for square wave on white at module . I had no square wave . Replaced the 7x crank senser this fixed the problem. Thanks for your help.
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E43
Well it's fixed!!We rescanned all the modules again and this time it came up with a b1374-device ignition circuit open-tryed clearing-would not clear-went thru trouble tree and found an open at the underhood fuse panel for this circuit,this circuit is one of t...
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1985 Other European MONDIAL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, EXHAUST OVERHEAT VIN: ZFFUC15A1F
The car had multiple issues, and with your help, we found the first major issue. It was a fact that this vehicle was running (well, not really) on only 4 of the 8 cylinders. The progression of events looked like this: the coil wire on the front bank failed, ta...
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2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L limp mode VIN: 2P4GP2434Y
i put the solinoid pack in and it has not acted up since. thanks for all the help.shane
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L No Start, Starts then Stalls VIN: 1G2NW12T2T
HI Y'ALL !!! I'm sorry it took so long. I never was able to get this car started. As many of you noted, the passlock system should reset (re-learn) any new passlock code. This never happened. I did get 2 instrument clusters from wrecking yard. One of them on... Trouble codes: P1629.
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Idles about 1200 VIN: 4G2JB32T2Y
Jeff you hit it right on the head, the TPS was slightly skewed staying at about 5%, replaced the sensor and the IAC valve for the carbon buildup. Decarboned the engine with BG chemicals and all is fine. Thank you very much for your replies. Lou [...]
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L obc VIN: WP0CB2985Y
Dear Friends, this is maybe not a complete fix but at least it gives us the insight. First of all I forget to mention there are two types. The cars without OBC (no stalk switch) and the cars with OBC (stalk switch). 1st. without OBC: OBC should be turned off...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, only on slight accel VIN: 1G8ZJ5279X
thanks for the help 1 & 4 plug wires swaped and runs like a champ dont know what i was thinking but most all of you must have seen or done this before ill remember this one thanks again don
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRB81HXW
Thanks for all the help Did more testing of electrical system. Went to VW dealer and got ignition switch[electrical part] and PCM power relay. Car still had no spark. Short on time so I shipped car to Import repair shop. Again thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0411 (Incorrect secondary air flow), P0322 (No engine speed signal).
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