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1991 BMW M3 2.3L Electric mirrors VIN: WBSAK0319M
Hello, car came in with door panels apart, someone's project car. The power mirror switch pins were out of the socket. I tried useing the wiring diagram form a 318, but I can't seem to get the proper switch pin sequencing. I have 6 wires. I even by-passed the ...
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBACG7322V
Hello Friends, I have this BMW here that was rejected last week for readiness status from The ILL EPA emissions test. The MIL is not commanded on yet it has 6 codes. My #1 problem is that P1585 is not listed with ALLDATA. I have resquest info from them and I... Trouble codes: P1585 (MFG Specific), P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACC9321W
This car came in with code# p1174 bmw# 27! found a cracked hose to the throtle fix and cleard code!! car is back with same code in system checked for any more leaks found none, all other sensors seem to b fine Mitchell is not giving me any flow chart are anyth... Trouble codes: P1174 (fuel trim adaptation malfunction)
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1999 BMW 323is 2.5L cooling gauge VIN: WBABF7330X
I am the 3rd tech to work on this. The vehicle originally came in for the nipple on the upper left up radiator broke while driving. The vehicle did overheat at this time and vehicle was towed in and an aftermarket radiator was installed (performance radiator)....
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP6348Y
Greetings gents from the world of troubled Bimmers and the techs challenged with finding solutions to their problems. I have this handsome 528 wagon that is becoming quite a stumper. Hopefully the problem is obvious, just overlooked. Car arrived the first tim... Trouble codes: 151 (signal O2 sensor before cat bank 1), 154 (signal O2 sensor before cat bank 2), 227 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 1), 228 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 2)
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT53471
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I have this BMW in here with a code P0340 stored. The customer also states an intermittent loss of power. According to the scanner, its a cam sensor A circuit failure. I am confused and Alldata is not helping. Which is ...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Master Cyl, ABS Controll VIN: 1G4HR5310N
This one has me stumped. We have replaced the brake system from front to rear basically, Its a high milage car but the customer loves it. We replaced the booster and master cylinder, It left the shop every thing was fine good pedal and good brakes. He came bac...
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1997 Buick Regal GS 3.8L e.g. fuel gauge, electric window, door locks, VIN: 2G4WF5210V
when i use turn sig right and left it shuts car off ! flashers work fine! you can hear fuel pump cycl, ipc shuts down,etc pcm shuts down etc.pulled all bulbs no help! pulled bcm no help! then car will not start until you wait for some time. you can see service...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5499X
camsenser code comes on right after startup. tryed a new senser (didnt help) I have a square wave out of ICM and the same at PCM . could I have the timing change of a tooth and the PCM cam see the camsenser but its not at the correct time so it sets the code. ... Trouble codes: P0340
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1988 Chevrolet Corsica 2.0L No Start VIN: 1G1LT5111J
When I tested the vehicle, we were getting a weak ground pulse to injector (TBI). Tested wave form for crank imput to computer from Ignition Control Module. Wave form o.k. Ran flow chart which led me to touching hot to ECM imput through test light. Still weak ...
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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCGK29K4N
Most TBI pumps in this era produce 15 psi deadhead in my experience. My pump has 22 psi. Seems a little high to me. I don't use aftermarket pumps if possible and am not familiar with their characteristics. Other shop installed pump, so I am in the dark here. P...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W6S
This vehicle is not firing on 1,3, and 5 cylinders at idle, I can pull those wires off and absolutely no difference. I put a cap and rotor on it just to be sure (got burned once by not doing it) and ran the same. Plugs for those cylinders indicate rich. Vacuum... Trouble codes: P1406
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L no 1-2 shift VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
hello fellow techs. trans had no other issues until we "fixed" it! vehicle now holds in first gear till about 3500 rpm and then goes straight to third gear. tech 2 indicates that second gear is commanded (even though it is clearly in first). in manual second, ...
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1999 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Misfire VIN: 1GCHC33J3X
Allright guys this truck has me puzzled. came in with a bad misfire on number 8. I did a full tune up including the plugs, wires, cap and rotor, and fuel injection flush. the plugs that the vehicle had were champion plugs and were fuel fouled really bad. Anywa...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L starting VIN: 1GNEC13R6X
customer originally brought car to us as a no start...we towed car in and could not replicate complaint of no start...it took three incidents before we could catch vehicle in no start condition. we used snap on scanner to see that it was consistently setting t...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L ac pressure VIN: 3GNFK16T8Y
truck came in with major ac compressor lock up, replaced ac compressor, condensor, new reciever dryer, low side line to rear unit, and redesigned line from dryer to compressor. new low and high pressure switches. flushed all remaining lines, front and rear ev...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GNDT13WX1
We have found that the four wheel drive module may have been wet a one time. found a used unit, and installed. now we can change modes thru scan tool, but not from dash switches. dash switches seem to be in specs when pin tested at module. what are we missing?
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on, Code P0410 VIN: 1GNCT18W51
Hi, please help...01 S10 Blazer with California emissions, MIL light on, replaced secondary air pump w/updated hoses & solenoid (pump was siezed up), reset PCM, MIL light comes back on within 5 days with same code P0410.Tried to run secondary air pump thru sca... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary Air Injection System)
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2001 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L No Start VIN: 2C1MR522X1
hey everyone, got one that should sounds simple but, not!! it cranks won't start, good spark, inj pulse, fuel pressure compression, no the cam sprocket did not move. however!! when i shoot carb cleaner in the throttle body, it starts and runs great, i ck-ed ts...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W42
maf tps map readings @signal wire at pcm are the same as above but readings on scan tool are zero all the time i have 5v ref ground at all sensors all sensors ohm out o.k. Trouble codes: P0101, P0155, P0300
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1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L battery VIN: 2C3HH46YXV
this vehicle has been back to the shop a number of times for dead battery, checked for draw found interior light circuit to be cause checked by pulling fuse. removed aftermarket car starter, traced draw back to keyless entry module unpugged module and the draw...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Wipers, abs light, temp light VIN: 1C4GP54L9X
Hello all, This van has the wipers that won't shut off even when the key is turned off. The only way to get them off is to pull the fuse or either of the wiper relays under the hood. Also the Temp light that looks like a thermometer and the ABS lights on the ...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3CEL45H5
hi chrysler tecs. this car came in no start, added fuel and no help. pulled plugs, gas soaked, scan computer, no codes. check for rpm signal, good, 168 -239 rpm. cam and crank signal came alive when cranking, sync signal went from "lost" koeo to "yes" when cra...
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1989 Dodge D100 Custom 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, LOADS UP ON FUEL VIN: 1B7FE06Y6K
this vehicle runs exceptionally well when cold and the a/c is off. whenever a/c is activated the fuel injectors go rich immediately (one injector goes to 4.0 while the other injector remains constant at 1.0 and then they switch, the injector that was constant ...
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1991 Dodge Stealth 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD44S0M
Repaired starter issue, car drove out to lot, cranked but would not start when time to bring car in too pull motor. Went ahead and overhauled engine, car will not start after overhaul. Has spark, has pulse width on injectors but short duration, will light a no...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L code 24 VIN: 1B4GP54L5T
Hello all, First time customer, no history. High milage van with 41TE trans. Came in complaining of limp mode, found bunch of DTCs set; Gear ratio 1st, Fault after shift, LR pressure switch circuit, Calculated oil temp in use. Cleared all and test drove, dr...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R9T
i have this caravan that will not start customer had it towed in on sat. he said he heared a clunk then it died. one of the techs tested and found no spark from coil pack and replaced it. still nothing we then noticed the after market alarm system inop we star...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Starting VIN: WDOPD74405
This vehicle has came to us from a body shop. The vehicle ran fine when it arrived there. They let the air out of all the tires to get the van in the paint booth. This obviously triggered the low tire pressure light. They refilled the tires after the paint wor...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Heater core VIN: 1FALP62W7S
I'm having a problem keeping heater cores in this car. This is the third time in under a year that this car has a leaking heater core. There is no sign of installation damage. It has OE heater hoses on it. We have no repair history of water pump. I am using OE...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L fuse #24 VIN: 1FTCR14X5T
This car came in as a no start, and when we looked at it we found that fuse#24 on the i/p keeps blowing as soon as you turn the key to start. i found some wiring on the atermarket alarm system that was not good. so i repaired it and still we have a blown fuse....
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1996 Ford Probe 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Hard Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B7J
Hi guys! Its been a while since we've been on here but we got one today thats got us stumped. This Probe was in our shop two weeks ago to replace the plugs and plug wires. Every one of the spark plugs were frozen in place and took half a day to remove all of...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU18W7V
this veh cuts out and misses intermittantly . when it does the tach reads over 6000 rpm when it works the veh. runs great , have any of you run into this before? oh yea . the fuel trim goes to -40 when it runs bad , goes to normal when the tach works ... thank... Trouble codes: P0352
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FALP52UXV
I have this vehicle that is having it's battery drianed over night. I have isolated the area of drain to the battery save relay. It seems that the relay is being turned on by the gems module longer than the 40 min time out period. Now why is the gems commandin...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L compressor VIN: 1FAFP56SXY
please help me. we have this 2000 taurus with eatx here for the second time with an intermittant a/c problem. first of all it came in last friday with the a/c inop. after going through fords diag charts, i found water intrusion in the a/c relay in the relay bo...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L High Volumn Oil Pump VIN: 1FDXE45F22
Vehicle came in with oil leak, we found IPR plug stripped, we replaced HPOP, then found timing cover was stripped weree the HPOP was mounted, replaced timing cover. Primed HPOP Oil Resevoir, vehicle would start runs real sluggish. however the HPOP Resevoir is ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTRF08W61
This vehicle feels like i has a bad fuel pump. when you are driving at a steady speed (little or no load) it seems normal however when you accelerate it cuts out like its starved for fuel. No codes, no misfire % data. Followed diag for baro sensor, and maf sen...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU63P11
Some help from the Ford techs may be needed on this 5.0L Exployer with no codes. The engine stalls intermittently at idle. I have looked at the TSB's and DLC diag flow charts which pointed me in the direction of the MAF and IAC but the problem is still there a...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine will not die VIN: 1FTSW31F02
This ford diesel will not turn off. no codes in pcm and cannot communicate with gem. when I turn ign switch off, engine stays running, blower motor stops but dash lights come on. ( airbag, glow plugs etc). I can rap on the pcm power relay, and engine will die....
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L transmission VIN: 1HGCD5633S
Good morning group i have a 95 Accord that came in for a d4 light blinking. After checking the codes i came up with code 1(lock up solenoid) I ohmed out the solenoid and it checked fine, so i removed the trans computer and checked the wires going to the soleno...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Engine oil VIN: 1HGCG5647W
This car came back last month with a repeat of what we thought was a head gasket or possible head problem. We took the car apart again, and again pressure test the head by 2 different machine shops, (2 different techniques). We asked a lot of questions, includ...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 2-3shift VIN: JHMEJ6685W
When driving hot or cold , and light throttle pressure, the a/t has about a 200 rpm flare when shifting 2-3 .If the throttle pressure is medium to hard, the shift is almost acceptable. we drove the identical vehicle,make and model and the shift is significantl...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F9X
code p1624 no information in mitchell related too a elantra any info would be apreciated Trouble codes: 1624 (no information available)
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2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, WILL NOT ACCEL VIN: KMHCG35G9Y
vehicle ran fine at auction, then after purchasing, the drive home was almost not possible. engine bogs down, and continually getting worse. someone has put plugs, cap & wires on. i could not check fuel pressure, but when i sprayed into intake, engine would re...
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1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58E3K
This Trooper will start and then stall. The vehicle would start and run, but would stall and not re-start.The fuel pump was replaced using after market pump. After testing grounds and fuses, I found what I think is the fuel pump circuit fuse that has voltage d...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L a/c system VIN: SAJDA01N61
customer came in with no a/c complaint. for 2 days a/c blew 40 degrees. after driving vehicle a/c quit working. no ground at relay. somedata does not have any wiring diagrams. swapped relays. worked for 2 min then no a/c again. need help...please!
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L hvac VIN: 1J4GZ78S8W
please god tell me where the blower motor relay is on these trucks has automatic temp control please help
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48672
I hope someone has run into this before, this Jeep has been to 5 shops in the area (Chrysler Dealer included). This problem happened out of the blue & the customer is convinced that no one can fix this - which I'm determined to prove her wrong. The Jeep has a ...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Ignition VIN: 1J4GX48S03
Intermittantly when turning off engine will keep runing with key removed! Occurs prox. once per month. We canot duplicate. Help!
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2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GL48KX5
hello guys: this one is a stumper.before i got this another tech replaced cap ,NVLD ,and purge solenoid.I check tsb'none found,i performed smoke test and air test using a EELD machine, with no sign of any leaks.I also spoke with customer,with no help. I called... Trouble codes: P0456
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JMA1TA2219
replaced knock sensor last week, which requires taking intake off. now cust. is back with surge at idle. it only occurs sometimes no matter what the condition. i checked everything, but can't seem to see what is wrong. one thing, intake boot was torn and taped...
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1YVGF22C52
hello members. this 626 came in with noise in LF and a torn outer cv boot. after LH cv axle assemble (rebuilt) replaced same noise slill there. when tking off staight or turning noise occurs in 1st, 2nd and probable can do it in 3rd. only on accel. if you take...
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L wont shut off VIN: 1231501200
this baby is a bad boy!! you can start this car up in the morning and as soon as you start it up you can turn the key and it will shut right off. then you can run this car 4 hours in the shop (ideling) and the car will shut off. but if you strat the car up (co...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L 2-3 upshift delay VIN: WDBNG75J51
The owner of this car began complaining that the car started holding in gear when he started out. I suggested he was feeling the programmed in feature where it delays upshifts for the first minute or so to heat the catalysts up. Owner considered this and drov...
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1993 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3CH46DOP
HEY guys it me again i got this galant that wont start no spark but its got injector pulse the distributer that was in there was only 5 months old we replaced it with a junk yard one and still dont start it has power and ground at the distrbuter it has injecto...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JA4MR41H2S
Montero was in 1yr ago with same problm Crank bolt losse up. rollpin styl
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4NW51S73
Hello Mitsubishi people. I have this '03 Montero that will set p0171. p0174 codes right away at idle. My fuel trims long and short get fixed at 12.5% long and 25% short term. If I add a small amount of propane, these ramp down to near normal. If I pinch off th... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank2)
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1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L signals, emergency flashers VIN: 1N6HD16Y2S
Truck has no emergency flashers or signals, Fuses good, proper voltage to turn signal switch and emergency flasher switch, I can turn the signals to either left or right and the flasher will "click" one time but the indicators do not light up, to me this indic...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D21
the car came in with code p0171 checked for exhaust leaks air intake leaks fuel pressure is ok 38 psi and 43 psi with regulator dissconnected maf checks out ok have mitchell info for code followed everything tests ok hopefully im just overlooking something Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D11
Hello Nissan Experts! We are having a reccuring code P1140 for intake cam position. All three sensors have been replaced, and the usual circuit testing finds no problems. Labscope shows the sensor outputting a nice squarewave. Yet the code persists, any though... Trouble codes: P1140 (intake valve timing control postion sensor)
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L dome light and door locks VIN: 1G3NL52T5X
Hello all, thanks in advance for taking the time to read my post. We had this vehicle sent to us from a body shop d/s door was replaced. C/S that since vehicle was repaired door locks and dome light cycles while driving. When you torque the engine in drive and...
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1987 Acura Integra LS Special Edition 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA3353H
well after considering my own diagnosis, everyone elses input , i went with my gut feeling , did a top end cleaning , changed the oil , and the car passed emmisions fine !! thanks everyone for youe time lewis
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1991 Audi 100 2.3L No Start VIN: WAUBC5449M
Thanks for all the replies that ranged from clogged exhaust to wrong cam timing and beyond. Turned out it was secondary ignition problem causing crossfire and flooding to ocurr. Just replaced wires , cap , and rotor and it was running fine. At least until the ...
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1996 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUAA88G9T
thanks for the replies, Nicholas from NY was correct. He said to check the EGR. what we found was the EGR valve was not dumping vacume after being comanded on. after the road test,when at idle, the EGR still had 10' vacume, I pulled the hose and plugged it bac...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y11
I have not got this car back into the shop yet but when it does come back i am going to replace both crank sensors and do a crank shaft sensor relearn like all of you stated and as soon as i can i will let all know if it fixes it thanks to all that replied tha... Trouble codes: P0386.
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1990 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L fuel guage VIN: 1GNER16K2L
Well its fixed after replacing the instrument cluster the fuel guage is accurate .I am thankful for all the replies that I recieved you guys really helped me by verifing that I was on the right track of finding the problem without throwing parts on. .
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L starting VIN: 1GCEC14T7X
i would like to thank all the technicians who responded to my help request they were all helpful in regards to this truck we were told that customer may have jumped fuel pump relay in order to get truck running after checking theft system and replacing key and...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Z5T
thanks for all the e mails and all the hard work well some of you requested that the coil needed to be checked the customer could not leave the trk for very long so i just mounted a new coil and let him try it the old coil did not look bad neither did the wire... Trouble codes: 54 (cam sen42), 42 (asd relay), 11 (ing ref/crank).
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23691
thanks to all who replied. With the codes and symptoms it ended up being the injection pump. Thanks again Steve [...] Auto Trouble codes: P0251, P0252, P0253, P1688, P1689.
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L U Joints VIN: 1B7HG2AN51
Thanks to everyone who replied. The problem was the rear drive shaft u joints. The rearward most one in particuliar was 'rusted' inside one of the caps although no movement was felt while on the vehicle. Again, thanks. Todd
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Unknown VIN: 1B4HS48Z52
The tires were about 2+ inches taller than stock tires. Original size tires corrected the brake problem. Not much margin of safety here.
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1979 Ford E-100 Econoline 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: E04GHEC290
hi all this one is g o n e.recieved 11 replies, all with good ideas. douglas from texas was first with float level,contaminated oil,fuel soaked canister, or open purge valve, the valve was open, but not the problemothers were leaning towards wrong carb, sunk f...
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1993 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTEE14N9P
This vehicle seemed to be getting the wrong signal from the EGR position sensor. We replaced the sensor and the vehicle passed
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L acts like it is runn VIN: 1FTHX26G4R
Believe it or not we had to replace both fuel pumps. Because the fuel filter was so plugged up,since he drove from Alabama to Oregon,the fuel pumps would overheat and shut off. The one in use would overheat and then he would switch it and then that one would o...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L abs module VIN: 2FAFP74W7X
Well, I finally got the vehicle back for another shot at it. I reinstalled the new module and and tried clearing codes and the code would imediatly re appear. After searching the archives, I found that these cars have alot of wiring issues at the right front f...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X4Y
replaced oxygen sensor with OEM an d all has been well. Sorry about the delay but I was waiting for conformation from the cust. Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0135.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L over drive VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
All I can say is thanks for the info. I Will check the trans range sensor next time the customer comes in. After a Ph call and to find out another change in Jobs with no city driving has not affected the o/d light. Humm?? Seems funny to me but the customer wil...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L delayed engagement VIN: 1FTWW32P75
Thanks to those who replied. For those who talked about a factory warranty or TSB, that was the first thing I checked. However, this particular vehicle was not covered due to the fact that it did not have the snow plow package. (those were the only ones covere...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Steering VIN: 1GNFK16Z53
Truck finally came back in for alignment. Jason made adjustments and got the caster more even on both sides. We checked the gear box as well and found no symptoms. Customer has not returned or notified us they have experienced the pull. We have re emphasized a...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L "frame" VIN: 1J4FT38LXK
Thanks, guys. I'm calling this a fix, since I now have the info I sought, and can whack at the thing in my spare time. Special thanks to Morley [...], who was kind enough to fax me the very info I needed to determine what's bent and how far. Thanks, man. ...
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1995 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L cooling system VIN: 1J4FJ78SXS
The problem ended up being a stopped up radiator. The radiator was replaced at another shop and our ASSumption was the vehicle never ran since the radiator replacement. Wrong. We have a cool device made by Hickok that has a clear tube and flow needle, temperat...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L tps VIN: 1J4FJ68S2W
well the check engine lite has stayed off for 2 weeks now so i'll call this one fixed. we replaced the tcm module and no lite returned. the only weird thing on this fix is the readings from the modis scanner for the the tps sensor when in the trans module read...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Acceleration movement VIN: 1J4FY19S4X
Most everyone talked about driveshaft and driveshaft angle. We measured the angle and rechecked the driveline just by removing it and twisting on the ujoints. Our local driveline shop wanted to see the driveline but the customer didn't want to go along with th...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JM1NA3516M
Sorry for the delay. After taking this car apart to recheck everything that I did in the first place I still could not find anything wrong. Terry from missouri was very helpful. He guided me through many tests. After all was said and done, all I could do was r...
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22DOY
Well this one hasnt returned, so Im gonna call it fixed. Andrew from utah hit it on the head. It was the cold air bypass stuck. I replaced it and all is well. Thanks for everyone that replied. Trouble codes: P1100.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start VIN: HA22E8RF09
thanks for the emails.several pointed to the mas. got a new one tried it still died. put the old mas back on.went back the next day and started from scratch found no codes went intohfm adaptations found idle air speed at -3.5 kgh. reset adaptions car started a...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ65GXX
thank you for all the feedback, replace mass air flow, and air filter. test drove fuel trims look wonderful. thanks again to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
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1991 Mitsubishi daimante 3.0L forward 3rd gear only IE No shift VIN: JA3XCA758N
well folks out of the 3 replys I recieved. I did get some useful info to pass on. If you are inclined to solder on printed circuit boards. David [...] Infoms me the trans controller is under the console between the seats and there are some electrolytic capa...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L timing belt VIN: JA4MW31R61
the car ran great w/ the timing belt slightly off a hair. it was definatly not a full tooth off. will condem to timing belt manufacturing process. to all thank you very much. mh
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D82
I got six replies, all talked about sludge, varnish or oil weight. All were very good suggestions. I have not gottten this car back for service yet. I will updated when I have more answers. Thanks to all who replied. Mark Trouble codes: P0011 (intake valve timing control performance bank 1), P0021 (intake valve timing control performance bank 2).
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Surge, MIL Lamp on, Spark Knock VIN: 1G3HN53L7N
Thank You for the help from you guys. This car does not have an EGR valve. I cleaned the upper intake, tried 3 TP sensors, plugs and wires, new PCV valve. Still have problem, but now I think the problem is in the ECU. Trouble codes: 21 (TPS low voltage), 22 (TPS high voltage).
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start
well alot of head scratching, alldata, mitchell, and many hours of testing, have come up empty. everything is within spects. cam,and crank is the only think i have found to be at the low end of spects. but still is within range. the customer came in a picked u...
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1998 Oldsmobile Regency 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC52K6W48
I have scoped out the crank sensor many times, with no problems. This problem is very intermintent. I could not duplicate stalling, it just stalls when it wants. Recommend crank sensor to customer. He wanted it replaced. That beed over a week ago with no probl... Trouble codes: P0327 (Knock sensor bank 1), P0332 (Knock sensor bank 2), P0336 (Crankshaft position sensor performance).
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L front end VIN: 1G2NE52T8X
Hey guy's i just wanted to say thank you all for your help! I looked real hard and found a broken bolt on the upper motor mount to the frame i can't beleive we all overlooked this so i replaced bolt and mount cause it was obveisly bent from the impacked of the...
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Temperature Gauge VIN: 1G8JU54F52
Recieved a lot of emails about the coolant sensor cracking. This is true with the the 1.9 liter engines. Not the 2.2 l. engines, like the one working on. Cody from TX. said they saw a lot of bad BCM's. Customer did not want to spend that much money to have the...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWCF21C7X
The problem with this car was injection pump-to-cam timing. Both of our VW techs assumed (insisted?) the factory tool for locking the cam could only be installed one way, with #1 cylinder at TDC. That is how the cam holding tool on earlier VW diesels works. In...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSA29M6Y
Yes it was the MAF. Readings were right but sensor still failing. Had to drive vehicle for it to straighten up. Runs great. Too bad the head gasket went while road testing vehicle. Customer never had an overheat problem before. But there was a gallon of coolan...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG69MX1
Problem was in after market MAF sensor. Installed one from the dealer and problem solved. Trouble codes: P1165.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L po674 VIN: 3VWSP69M92
go morning tech,seems all you guys where right.we replaced the glow plug bridge harness,all 4 glow plugs ,cleared all codes,alll problems seem to be fixed.after three days still no check engine lite.also when this first started we replace the #4 glow plug not ...
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