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2005 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KB16595
Flood Damaged Vehicle, sprayed penetrant in cyl to loosen up rings, changed oil etc. all exc cyl 2 came up on compression & cyl 2 from 70 to 90 now. There is no spark and no injector pulse, but when monitoring PIDS while cranking I get an rpm signal of 125. Al...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D51
we have this audi turbo for missfire codes, we have found a substantial amount of motor oil in the induction hoses at the air mass sensor, and at the exhaust port of the turbo. i know that the air mass sensor is proably bad, what i would like to confirm is any...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L 2.5
This engine starts to make a rattle in the front of engine at top, sounds like timing chain and is quiet when cold. I suspect vanos but I usually see code for them when bad and this car has no codes. I did replace the tensioner at the top.
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L timing VIN: WBABJ6312R
after replacement of the cylinder head the engine has a loud rattling noise at 1500 to 2500 rpm under load. at the time when noise comes in the engine appears to loose timing advance and shut off. if the electronic portion of the vanos is disconnected the nois...
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1991 Buick Century Custom 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3G4AH54NGM
this is my girlfriends car it was sitting for a month because it belongs to here mom to want to fix it anyways this car has a no start cond i charged the battery yesterday it cranked started and died no codes present with my snapon scanner i check the fuel pre...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2G4WS04K4W
This vehicle came to me with a very intermittant cutting out problem and ocassionaly it would take two to three tries of the ignition to remove the key. I scanned the vehicle and found multipe comm codes. I drove the vehicle over a few days and it finally quit...
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1982 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 4.1L ecm VIN: 1G6AB6989C
I have no injector pules on this vehicle but I can activate the injectors if I ground the injector circuit at the ecm.
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L hvac -ipc display VIN: 1G6KS54Y6W
hello, i have a 1998 seville with no vf lights except for radio. have good power and ground to ipm except for 55 volt display feed. cannot find if voltage on circuit 1369 yellow wire is coming from ipc to ipm or visa versa. any insight would be appreciated.
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP23T8M
Camaro towed in/died while driving. Started/died. Similar to previous problem and replaced coil. Car perfect, went for test ride and died/restarted several times, seemed mostly if I floored it. Believe good Fuel press + quantity/Injector pulse/Always has spark...
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1993 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Speedo VIN: 1GBJC34K8P
The Dealer Said The VSS Buffer Has To Be Ordered, Does Anyone Hae A Good Way To Test The Rest Of The System ?
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L timing VIN: 2G1FP22S1R
Vehicles like this make me wonder if I should even consider myself a technician. And thank you in advance for any and all help. What I have is a vehicle towed in as a no-start. I try it and it starts, but during cranking and very regular, it cranks like out of...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L abs light VIN: 2G1WL52M1W
I have this 97 lumina car with a constant abs light on,no codes stored.unable to turn light on or off with scan tool (my solus doesnt have this capability nor does my brother inlaws modis).I have already replaced the underhood fuse box due to original one havi...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19X5X
This vehicle was recently towed to our shop for a no start condition. The vehicle started perfectly time and time again after we got it off the tow truck. We found no problems. However two days after releasing the vehicle back to the customer it was back again...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L no start VIN: 1GCEK19T8Y
Truck was tow in to shop owner said it died on road he put a new ac fuel pump in tank still no start. checked all fuses none bad, checked grounds all tested good,tested ignition switch per mitchell all but acc. would ohm out replaced switch still no start any ...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDM19252
We have this van here with an intermittant no start. Finaly got it not to start here at the shop and discovered we had no fuel pressure. The van had a crank signal. It wasnt disabling the fuel pump which i think rules out antitheft system. Checked for power/gr... Trouble codes: P341, P0341 (History Code), P1122 (History Code), P122, P0300 (Engine misfire detectedfail since clear), P122
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L compressor belt tensioner VIN: 1GNEC16ZX3
I have two Chevy Suburban in the shop with a vibration from the A/C compressor belt tensioner, at about 2000 rpm. Is there another fix for this other than replacement of the compressor, and if not, is the cause oil sludging in the compressor? Would appreciate ...
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2004 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L steering box VIN: 1GCDT13X64
vehicle came in for leak (slight) in steering system. other techs have replaced box and pump 4 times, keeps on blowing steering shaft input seal. after pump and box replacement steering is jerky to the right only until seal blows. any help tremendously appreci...
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1994 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L radiator fan VIN: 2P4GH4533R
The minivan originally came in for no AC.It had refrigerant but no fan .We replace the transducer on the condensor outlet to dryer line , the fan came on , Ac cooled great.We declared victory closed the hood and thought everything was good.Later the dreaded ca...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 1C4GP64L3V
this vehicle has no cooling fans that come on with ac operation and when the condensor pressure reachs over 400 psi the release valve pops off loosing freon. cooling fans come on when coolant temp reachs 220. i know the fans should come on when condensor press...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, no power VIN: 1B3HD56F5S
this vehilce will run great untill it is fully warm oxygen sensors will switch normally, once it acts up it will not respond to throttle unless it is all the way down and one oxygen sensor will be .02 volts and other will be 1.0 volts the same happens with inj... Trouble codes: 51 (52 -), 52
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1996 Dodge B2500 5.2L engine VIN: 2B6HB21Y5T
Customer came in for check engine light on. States the engine hesitates hard sometimes while driving and check engine light will flash. WhenI pulled codes it gave me misfire codes for all 8 cylinders, customer wanted a tune up right away so I did it. I erased ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L odometer VIN: 1B7HF16Z6W
COMPLAINT: DIGITAL ODOMETER INOPERATIVE? OK, IM THINKING THE DISPLAY IS DARK BUT NO, THE SEASON ODOMETER READS 1 ZERO ALL BY ITSELF. NOT 7 ZEROS BUT 1 SINGLE ZERO? OK i CHECK THE TRIPOMETER, IT WORKS FINE. iT CLOCKS MILE FOR MILE, IT WILL RESET AND IT WILL RET...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall
customer complaints stall n not start after 30 mins also, so i let the vehicle idle for 20 mins car stalls out. check vehicle no code, no spark, no fuel pressure, no injectors pulse. during no start realize with koeO fuel, voltage, temp gauge not moving also. ...
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L shifting VIN: 1B3ES26C73
car came in limp in mode and does not shift out of second gear. code 755 the code tells me the shift solenoid circuit may be the problem. the scan tool tells me the solenoid is closed in park and all gears at idle. the data is saying the circuit should be open...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
hello to all! this ranger failed nox & is running poorly. had codes for o2 not responding & eratic pip signal. t/stat was stuck open causing not to go into closed loop. o2 was stuck high. heasatation on accel. replaced o2 (4 wire),thermostat & module. scoped m...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L shifting VIN: 1FTCR14U0S
truck has soft shifts and all gears work,after a few miles o.d. light flashes then starts out in 3rd or 4th,ngs shows 3rd comanded when 1st should be for take off,when holding o.d. botton down shows tcc on but its not, in manual 1and 2 it feels locked up,hard ...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Cooling Fan, Hi-speed VIN: 1FAFP13P7X
Hello fellow Techs! Iíve been struggling with this problem for almost a month now. What happens is the HI-SPEED coolant fan is always ON with KOER. With KOEO, it is fine. And, there is no fault code(s). The electrical wirings from A/C Hi & Low pressure switch...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L speedo, odo VIN: 1FTRX17L3X
2 dtc's stored. p0720, p0722. od light flashes, speedo inop, odometer reads --- after driving. output speed on scan tool reads same as turbine speed when in high gear. mph is displayed on scan tool but not at speedo head.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1FTZR15V5Y
Thanks in advance, This Ranger has a dinger going off under dash which we have traced to the GEM Module, of course we hurried and threw a new one in but it still dings. We pulled codes and there is an air bag code but no air bag light at all even with self te...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Died VIN: JHMED3642M
Car died while driving and wouldn't restart, was pushed by cust. home and sat for 18 months, now towed to my driveway at home(inlaws car-means i work basically for free on it) turns over but won't start/run, checked mechanical (belt/compression) O.K., checked ...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Problem with Idle VIN: 1HGCB7NA01
This Honda Accord came to us with the owner complaining about the idle. When cold started in the morning, it would idle at 2200 RPM's and when fully warmed up, the idle would never drop below 1000 RPM (Idle Specs are 750 RPM +/- 50) and just fluctuate between ...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HKRL18682
I have this customer coming in to our shop next week for a trailer towng package to be installed the hitch , trans cooler and the ps cooler will be coming from honda.The trailer wiring and brake control module will be aftermarket.Are there any precautions I sh...
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Odometer VIN: SAJHY1747M
Hi Guys, Here is a good one. The odometer in this car will record 3 miles in 100 feet. after suffering a dead battery. Any Ideas? TIA John
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L all shifts VIN: SAJMW1349R
You can shift into gear without touching brake pedal with or without trans warning light present.Any techs out there who can shed some light on this challenge? Thank you in advance for helping out in our hour of need!
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4G258SXX
Engine cuts out when hot. This is after at least 20 minutes of driving but sometimes up to several hours. Restarts after 15 minutes to 1 hour. No MIL or codes stored. Has significant fuel pressure (as determined by pushing schrader valve) after it shuts down. ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Steering VIN: 1J4GX48N12
I m trying to install a new power steering hose (pressure) onto a 02 Jeep GRand Cherokee Laredo with hydralic cooling fan. There is a new part for a the vehicle from the dealer part number 5019708-ad. I remove old quick connect but it seems like is still not s...
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2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FA39SX3
This Jeep came in with complaints of poor fuel mileage and fluxuating fuel mileage,most times average at 10-13mpg under normal city driving condition,can range from 13-19mpg on 87oct. fuel. In high altitude 7,000-10,000 foot w/no over drive mileage would run a...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Seats?? VIN: 1LNLM97V6T
Hello all, I have a nightmare in the shop. There is a 240 mA draw, after 1 hour of wait. If I disconnect the fuse for the power seats, the draw will drop under 200 mA. But this seems too high. I am out of ideas where this draw could be. My last resort is to un...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C01
help. this one came in with slight hessitation and what felt like it was droping a cyl. found 2 plugs carbon tracking. performed tune, plugs, wires, pcv and fuel filter. had same problem, then i found the P1100 replaced maf straight from mazda. no change. chec... Trouble codes: P1100 (maf intermittent)
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E0M
Car returned yesterday with a 1500 RPM idle thinking the new valve had gone bad we replaced it ubder warranty. Still had same 1500RPM idle checked for codes none found but noticed that the little red light on the code check unit was blinking rapidly but faintl...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L headlights VIN: WDBEA32E9B
we have a benz here that the headliht is dim on the drivers side when low beams are on, and it switches to the passenger side being dim when the high beams are on, and vise versa. one side is always dim and the opposite side is bright. any help would be apprec...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBEA32E8R
Have a 94 104 engine that make noise on rev. up. rattle, tapping noise. If I unplug the Variable cam Adjuster the noise is not there. I have pull the valve cover chain tight, an inspected base cam time. At piston tdc the exhaust cam 4 mm hole lines up with th...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L alarm VIN: 4JGAB57E84
intermittently while driving after detailing interior and exterior (not the engine compartment), the alarm sounds spontaneously, happened immediately after detailing, for 5 minutes when driven the next day and while cruising during a 4 hour highway trip it cam...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U2V
I have fixed every problem that I could find in the system, the pump wasn't running, now it is. No vacuum was getting to the divertor valves, now it is, divertor valves are opening and closing correctly, driving o2 sensors lean when it is supposed to. Everythi... Trouble codes: P0411
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1998 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU55P0W
the first time this truck came in it had a code po430. found the bulleten and told them to go to the dealer to reflash. also had a miss underload. 1200- 2000 rpm 50-70% load. as soon as it downshifts the miss is gone. tried disconnecting egr did not help. no v...
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1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55UXW
car was brought to me with check engine light on,verified it was p1413 they had replaced the air pump and soleniod then cleared codes light comes right back on.my problem is i can not find a wiring diagram for the solid state module that alldata tells me to ch... Trouble codes: P1413
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55SZY
customer came in said he had the intake gaskets done fuel regulator and rail 02 sensors when on the scanner both o2 sensors are very slow (they are new)we checked for vacuum leaks and found a large leak under intake replaced upper and lower gasket sets code st... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to leak bank 1), P0174 (system to lean bank 2)
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S41
need help. were do i go from here. Trouble codes: P0305 (missfire 5 cylinder)
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L convertor area VIN: 4M2DU86W82
This mountaineer has a rattle noise from the bellhousing area. We removed the small inspection cover underneath and listened with an open end of a stethascope. The noise is much more intense as you pass over the open cover. It is a light rattle noise similar t...
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1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4N2DN11W3T
hello i have a 96 niss. quest w/ EGR code i chk the EGR is ok smoke test ok i have no vacu. to the EGR i put power and groud to the EGR solenoid and it works i have vacu. at the solenoid vacu. line that comes from the intake when i rev. the car from 2000 to 40...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A0X
This veh keeps resetting a code p1130 for the swirl control system. We replaced the solonoid that controls the vacuum to the actuator but the code keeps coming back.We have verified that the actuator does function(i.e. on start up the actuator opens the plates... Trouble codes: P1130
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L vtc solenoid
car came in woth light on code p0021 bank 2 vtc solenoid. cleared code so far no light. saw a couple of similar post for vtc mentioned a recall for cam sensor that should be done before condemimg vtc. also sludge mentioned. I am doing some research in advance ...
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2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L dash & starter VIN: 1N6AD07U16
Whenever battery is connected all dash warning lamps come on with key out of car. You can unplug the igntion switch and problem is still there. It will not crank. We have tried swapping the intergrated power module, the ecm and the bcm with an identical vehicl...
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K8S
hi guys have this vechile here engine was replaced with a junk yard one.as soon as it is fired up mil light kicks on with po325. have replace ecm prom and icm also have 5 volts at the knock sensor wire also replace knock sensor . any help please thank you ahea... Trouble codes: P0325
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1996 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Engine noise
Hi all, this customer came in several months ago with what he and I beliaved was a noisy lifter, not very bad at the time. He opted to try some STP in the oil, and it did help, noise not completely eliminated but much better. Over time the noise did get worse ...
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1982 Other European Mondial 3.0L technician's brain VIN: ZFFAD08A9C
Does anyone know where we might find a wiring diagram for this one ? Thanks in advance - Frank Rupp British Car Service Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.
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1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3EJ46C2T
hello all, first time looking for help. i have this gem here, it has all the things it needs for fire, but won't start. after initial check, found what i thought to be diesel in the fuel. disconnected fuel rail and hooked up my injector cleaning kit with fresh...
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1966 Pontiac parisienne 350CID hydraulics VIN: 5764670148
Hi Group: Need some help with bleeding the air out of this system. A bit of history first. Last summer customer brought in car, top inop. Found bad control switch & worn pump motor for top. Replaced switch, and rebuilt motor, every thing A- OK. Customer happy ...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L fans VIN: 1G2JB1243Y
thanks in advace to all.this sunfire towed in this am temp gauge into red coolant boiling out bottle when key shut off.replaced t stat filled coolant ran until 225 deg.cooling fan comes on shut off at 214 deg.turns back on 30 seconds later and wont shut off.co...
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2001 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FS32K71
car came in for no power and mil light on. the car only had the one code p1518. replaced fuel pump for low fuel pressure. the car seem to be ok, took the car out and everything was ok and would start every time. the car sat for half a day, customer came to pic... Trouble codes: P1518
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L Cuts out VIN: WBSDE910S0
The vehicle finally got to the point it no longer wants to run, check both airflow meter voltages left side was about 1.1 volts at idle, right side(passenger) was at 1.3 volts, but k&n air filters was install before, testing of these airflow meters was inconcl...
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L HVAC Controls VIN: 2G4WB55K3Y
The problem ended up being a bad contoct in the ignition switch causing voltage to the HVAC control unit to drop. The strange thing was that the HVAC system would not turn off when this happened, and even stranger I had communication the whole time with the te...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP3T213
Hello fellow techs. This Camaro from hell is still not fixed. I wanted to thank all who responded. The client took the vehicle back as he went on holidays for 3 weeks. We came to the conclusion that the missfire fault (Cruise only) had to be distributor relate... Trouble codes: P0134.
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L 3-4 shift VIN: 2G1WL52M2W
thank you for all replies. got a lot of useful information. all driveability issues test out fine. do not have a backpressure problem. everyone was very helpful but at this time customer decided to wait on any repairs. could not pinpoint problem. thank you aga...
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2001 Chevrolet 8500 .0L alarm
Steve [...] is a wizard. By wiring in a relay exactly as he described the pump and alarm works flawlessly and we are able to wash the streets in our little town.
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1995 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 4C3AU42N8S
Prior to replaceing the computer I cheched and repaired power and ground connections but did not retest for ASD operation. (I had no ground at the ASD and no spark) After I replaced the computer I still did not have communication with our Master Tech or OTC ...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L ft. suspension VIN: 3C4FY48B32
Thanks for the hits guys.Well you know how noises can be. It turned out to be the metal A/C lines hitting against the inner fender.
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Tire Pressure Monitor VIN: 2C8GF68464
This one is fixed. The final solution was a bad tire pressure sensor. After checking and triple checking everything again, I called Chrysler Service Engineering (Star Centre for my American brothers), for the fourth time. After the engineer searched the databa...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R9T
Tip from IATN Tech reminded me to use scanner & ATM tests to attempt to get ECM to fire coils - no response from coil. Installed reman ECM from dealer. ECM had to be flashed with VIN & miles to select proper calibration -- all good. Thanks to all who helped!
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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B4FP2539W
The last message confirmed what our local Dodge dealer did not know. That there are in fact freeze plugs on the back of the engine. There is Not a local Dodge Dealer anymore. There never has been a local Jasper or engine dealer. It is all speculation from ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2367W
I checked the check valve at the pump return it was OK. Return from the back of the cylinder head is all metal with a banjo fitting and it is tight with no visable leaks. I did replace the lift pump as several recomended, even though it technically passed pres...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Y11
WE tryed everything on this vehicle. As we where asked, we changed the belly pan, installed new factory fuel pump, checked flow of the injectors, tried unpluging the 02. Nothing helped. Finally tried something a tech service suggested. We have been resetting t...
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1995 Eagle Summit 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JE3AC50G0S
Okay, it's been quite a while since I've been able to sit down and close this thing out. Apperently, the reaction that the car was making, it has been doing it for quite some time and the customer has just been dealing with it, which I did not know. I had this...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU24X4P
Well guys and Gals, thank you so much for the replies. Here is a summary of what we did and found. We changed the MAF, ECT, O2 sensors, Thermostat and TPS. Also checked grounds and ran separate grounds. Monitored fuel pressure entire time of test-drives, no pr...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X6R
Sorry I took so long to get fix posted. This vehicle was so intermitten that it need to be driven for a while. I cleaned the grounds on this vehicle. This seemed to have taken care of the problem. The vehicle has been driven for several weeks. The customer was...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L interior courtesy lights, exterior cab lights VIN: 1FTJW35F7S
replaced door jamb switches, both left side switches were bad, decided to replace all 4, thanks to all who responded! jt
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L abs system VIN: 2FTRX08CXC
First off THANKS to all that replied. It turned out to be the left front speed sensor. Replaced with new, and the problem was fixed Looked at it on a meter, and it lost voltage on two teeth on the wheel Thanks again for all your replies DAVE
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L all 4 gauges VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
have not repaired this one yet, wife is being patient at this time. dealer says that they have sold 3 instrument clusters in the last 6 months, are some on e-bay now, cheaper, (would have to be programmed at the dealer anyways). tom from new jersey says poss i...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FDWF37L2X
alright got this one fixed. found wiring harness problem at rear of eng at the o2 sensor harness. thanks.wires rubbing bracket. very hard to see. bracket hold fuel lines. go ford. yeh. Trouble codes: P0135 (p0155-), P0155.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L key chime VIN: 2FTRX18W1C
Thanks to all that responded and to John from Wisconsin...you hit it on the head.It was set as an option in the customer preferences in the gem module. He hooked up his NGS and in 2 minutes...no more chime !!! Thanks again...Terry
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L transfercase VIN: 1FTRW08W91
tHANKS FOR THE REPLIES MOST WHERE FOR THE GEM I REPLACED THE GEM MOD 4LO WORKS NOW.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no lights swth VIN: 1FMZU73K42
Thank you for the replies. We replaced the 4*4 control module and then we had communication with the 4*4 system. All the lights work on the dash for the 4*4. I spoke with the customer on 7-11-06 and he said everything is working great. We replaced the module b...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L serp belt VIN: 1FAFP34P72
I reinstalled the old, stretched Goodyear gatorback belt and it ran true. Since a new, identical gatorback belt and a new Dayco belt both immediately ran off the compressor pulley towards the engine and the old belt runs fine, I can only guess that the idler a...
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2001 Geo prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1V1SK54871
The fix was the vaccum lines on the purge solinoid were backwards. Hope that others can learn from my stupidy. Trouble codes: P0446, P0441.
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L alternator VIN: 2HGES16582
First I want to thank all who responded to my problem. Not being in the repair business full time I was kinda spooked with the wiring showing me a multiplex and a EDL system which I could not find any information on. Rather than purchase an alternator I took a...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge VIN: 1JCML7841J
hey guys thanks for the help. sorry it took so long had to get it back in. as it turns out it had an intermentant loose contact at the bulk head conector bypassed the conector and so far jeep is good thanks again
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J46W4B521
most replies said to check the relation of cam to crank signal with a scope. Seems there are some common problems. Due to the intermittent nature, the customer has not returned for further diagnosis. Thank you for the replies. Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam signal not received).
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1287V
I replaced the PCV and the hose to it and found the vacuum hoses to the cruise where cracked up under the bottle jack. so far so good and I hope it dont come back. Trouble codes: 1176 (O2 fuel system monitoring).
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L compressor VIN: 1YVGF22C8Y
One of my techs used my Iatn account to post this help request. The problem is solved After two calls to the Identifix hotline, we pinned it down to the A/C, Heater Control unit. Some critter ate the wires going to the condensor fan and apparently the interm...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L compressor VIN: WDBHA22E45
I need to buy a Mercedes Scanner. I can't do anything without one. Can't offer anygood advice except for the replies and explanations on how the fan works (by pressure see replies) thanks to those who replied. couldn't close due to computer crash.
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IMELM50U6T
I found a crack on the upstream hose which is bigger than the ref hose. The new part from a Ford dealership is wrong one whose hose port location on the sensor is not same as the original. Consequently, replced the hose only and delete the code. Customer did n... Trouble codes: P1405 (dpfe upstream hose off).
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L noise while driving VIN: JA4MT31HX1
I want thank everyone for all of the suggestions. The customer has called and says the vehicle is still making the same noise but he doesn't have the money to go any further. So thanks for all of the replies.
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L no speedo VIN: Y8XW319845
thanks to all that replied. the tech at the shop found that the four wheel drive switch on the transfer switch was shorted out, sorry it took so long but i am no longer working at that dealership.
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Charging VIN: 1GHDT13W9Y
The fix for this charging problem was simply a remanufactured alternator from GM. It has been a couple of weeks now and it has been ok. But one thing does worry me - the alternator gets very warm after only about 45 seconds, so we'll see if it lasts. Thanks fo...
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1990 Pontiac Bonneville LE 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54C6L
Thank you all for your help. I was stuck in a rut, and I could not see my way out of it. I was convinced that I messed something up on my previous repairs but I didn't. Woo hoo. It was the mass air flow sensor. The MAF from the junk yard was junk. I put in a n... Trouble codes: 34 (Mass Air Flow sensor Circuit Gm/SEC Low).
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L high idle VIN: 1G8JU52F71
Well thanks to all that replied. Sorry for taking so long to close but wanted to make sure car was not going to come back. Changed the tps and pigtail and have had no problems since. I did check for vaccuum leaks and there were none coolant temp sensor never d...
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1993 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start, Misfire VIN: WVWJD4316P
I must not have clicked the close button with my summary 6-10-06. Car must be fixed, as it has not returned. Thanks to all again. hsmith
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH23BOY
Thanks to many responded there was a TSB for reflashing the computer that did not show up on my Alldata with the 2.8L DOHC. When I brought it to Volkswagon they called it a recall and reflashed the computer for free. No more cat codes and all monitors set. Tha... Trouble codes: P0421, P0431.
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1987 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FX8744H
Well guys, this one is done. John from Tenessee nailed it with his parting comment 'are you sure your junkyard injectors aren't stopped up?' The tech had been assuming they were ok because it had run fairly well before the no start. Turns out either they becam...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YVILW5520R
replaced air mass meter ,car ran fine for about 10 days ,then acted up again.customer returned car,tech replaced crank sensor ,runs fine now appears to be repaired,sorry for the slow return on the messages
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