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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L a/c compressor VIN: TRUWT28N92
Car came in for overheating and no rad fan operation. Replaced fan control module and engine runs cool and fans cycle ok, but A/C system blows warm air. Compressor will not engage and fans do not come on when A/C is selected on control head. A/C system shows 9...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L engine VIN: WBADD6326W
Hello everyone, and a big thank you to anyone that can help me out here. I own a 98 BMW 528i. yesterday the car was brought into my shop for a few maintance issues, ie the water pump, thermostat, thermostat housing ( starting to leak) and the belts. Did the jo...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Door locks & windows VIN: WBAAM3346Y
Hello everyone, This BMW will unlock itself & open all windows & sunroof even after sitting for hours.No codes are stored & module was coded & replaced.Has anyone seen ghost activations such as this? Thankyou, Aaron Gaudette
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Heater blower VIN: WBAGG83431
The heater blower typically runs for 3/4-1 hour after key off. I understand the final stage needs replacement. Where the heck is it? I didn't find it around the passenger-side tunnel.
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, eml light on VIN: WBADT43461
hello fellow techs, i've got an 01 525 and it just won't accelerate. it starts and idles, but if you step on the gas its put, put, put, crappy run can't drive it. i've heard and read things about "mode 6" and if i clear the codes, the problem goes away on the... Trouble codes: 115 (throttle valve adaptation)
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1993 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WB14TXP
Techs, This Regal 3.1 . Has a Popping noise in the exhaust on decel. Can't duplicate it on the road . In the Bay, hold it at 3000 rpm and let off. On the way down to idle, she will make a loud POP in the exhaust manifold (NOT the muffler) , and shake the engi...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L battery VIN: 1G4GD221XS
Hello All, Have a 95 Riv with an intermmitent draw. Could happen one day or three days apart. Longest time so far is 3.5 weeks. I've swapped all relays one at a time and eliminated circuits one at a time by removing fuses. Now it's been two weeks and it happ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L remote opener VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
I need help programming a new remote door unlocker. The customer purchased it from the Caddillac dealer and was told they would program it but they are 100 plus miles away so he asked me if I would do it for him
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KD54Y92
This Cadillac has a very high idle (1700 rpms) all the time changed IAC and smoke tested for vacuum leaks (none found) apply gas will stay at 3000 RPMS (cables are all free)
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2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L tcc VIN: 1G6KS54Y12
Hi, I'm looking for someone to help with a simpler way to test for operiation of PWM Seolnoid, I know these are pron to converter failures, but with only 45000 miles? Long story short, sets code p1860 on second trip, eventially will set po741, while comanding ...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Steering VIN: 1GYEK63N82
This vehicle belongs to a customer who coplained of a noise when making sharp turns the steering makes a grinding noise like something rubbing but have searched and cannot find any rubbing was wondering if anyone has had this problem .
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L abs module VIN: 1GNDT13W3S
so i have this blazer that came in with there own parts wanting the brake booster replaced because of hard brake pedal so since he diag his own problem we installed his part but guess what that did not fix hard pedal so after looking over the truck found that ...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 2G1WL52M6V
car came in with hesitation concern. test drove felt like was running out of fuel. test drove with scan tool and o2 sensors disagreed with this theroy. o2 stayed high around 700mv but did fluctuate down to about 200 mv. fuel trim at idle is about -20 long term...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L power windows/blower motor VIN: 1GNDX06E4V
this customer came in and has problems with the power windows and blower motor. he was driving along and went to roll the window down and the blower stopped and the window didnt move. couple of minutes later blower kicked back in. tried the window again and it...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GKEC16R7W
GOOD DAY GENTLEMEN: HOPE SOMEONE HAS SEEN THIS PROBLEM. WE HAVE A MISFIRE ONLY ON #6 CYLINDER. IT WILL GO AWAY ONCE YOU GIVE IT A LITTLE THROTTLE BUT WHEN BROUGHT BACK DOWN TO IDLE THE MISS IS BACK. ALL FUEL TRIMS LOOK GREAT AS YOU CAN SEE. ALL REPLACED COMPON... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L front suspension VIN: 1GNDT13WXW
Hey guys, I have looked through similar posts and have tried following the suggestions therein. I am at my wits end. We actually have 2 of these cars here with identical noises. We did ball joints on both of these Blazers on all 4 points, using Moog "problem s...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L cooling fan VIN: IGIJC5247W
This customer said he wanted me to replace the fan motor and the connector. I replaced both and the fan did not run. After checking things out I saw that there was no Relay, easy fix I thought. Put in new relay and fan stil didnt run. Jumped relay and the fan ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK19T6X
this truck came from auction,cold start idles good go to take off and it falls on it's face for about 2-3 blocks then takes off, someone has put a used throttle body on, has a new delco fuel pump assembly, coolant tenp sensor is reading poropper temp, seem to ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14W12
Hi,i have a strange problem with this 2002 Chevy 2WD pickup and that is the Distributor gear.At 122,000 miles,this truck was towed in with a no start condition.I scanned for codes and it had a code P1345 for cam/crank mismatch.Upon inspection and testing,i dis... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam/Crank Mismatch)
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H3S
this car was broght in for a overheating problem 4 weeks ago headgaskets were found to be leaking. heads removed,milled and reinstalled along with new timing belt and tensioner. phone call came in this week that the car would not start . started diagnosis foun...
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1995 Dodge B1500 5.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B6HBZ1YXS
Hi all, here's another good one. The van suppossedly won't run beyond three blocks. She tows it in and it runs fine all day. The only code is 27, relating to the #8 injector driver. I've replaced the ASD relay and performed the ole' wiggle test, to no avail. T... Trouble codes: 27 (Injector 8 Driver)
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L all guages, odo., compass VIN: 3B7KC23641
All guages, speedo., and odometer are not working. When you first turn on the key, the lights in the cluster light up, the odometer flashes, and then says "no bus". I removed the cluster and inspected the connections on the back of the cluster, all are good. I...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WINX207305
This is my son's car he bought at auction last year and it has this weird problem. The car will run fine until you hit 20mph and it's like someone shut off the fuel. If you hold down the throttle, it will stall, if you let up on the throttle, it will not stall...
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1996 Ford Escort 1.9L cooling fans VIN: BUOBDBUDBC
hey guys got this car here and the cooling fans would not come on.I am not too familar with this wiring system.I checked the2 relays by the battery and they look good.There is no power to fans,i see the fan fuse wire going into the fuel injection relay.Could s...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTYR10C3W
98 ford ranger 2.5l when vehicle rpm hits 2500 or above the check gauges light comes on and the fuel guge will start to climb. Installed a 100 ohm resistor in place of fuel sender with no change. replaced slosh module and fuel gauge assembly also with no resul...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L rack & pinion VIN: 1FTYR10C3W
Thanks in advance for any insight to this problem,this is the second time in as many months i've come across this problem,the steering wheel starts shaking back and forth,sometimes violently especially in curves and on a gravel road at slow speeds you can feel...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
Hi Everyone, I have a 1999 Taurus that was given to me because it would not start (no crank). I jumped the starter and it would crank but still would not start(key was on). There is no theft light flashing and I dont see a chip in the key.I have both original ...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L nn VIN: 1FTNE24L5Y
i have this big van that make a slight noise or vibration when takin off from a stop and turning slightly. it will not do this if you take off straight. I can feel this almost every time and can do it in parking lot. I just recently replaced the drive shaft be...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L engine VIN: 1FTYR14X4Y
vehicle comes in for noise, found engine making a chirping noise. first took belt off, noise is still present, can hear noise from one side of engine to the other, wanting to see if anybody has experienced this problem, and if it has to do with cam or crank!!!...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L abs/air bag VIN: 1FTYR14UX1
hey all, i've got a car lot truck here w/ issues. the customer purchased truck 3 wks ago and now the ses, air bag, abs and speed cont lights on the dash are on. we scanned the truck and found the dpfe voltage at .25 volts all of the time. a new dpfe took care ...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L door locks VIN: 56YOP0TTY0
Door locks inop.
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D33
Got this one 2day very low mileage bad hesitation and runs rough off the line seems too clear up some after it gets going... has a lean symptom to it.. Im seeing longterm fuel trim @ 9 or so @ idle and up to 20 going down the road or off idle. It idles ok but ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean)
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L eng VIN: 1FBSS31S15
vehicle came in for sevice.lof,brakes,ect.replaced air cleaner,had no rear a/c was looking for a loose vacume line by air cleaner.(we found the rear a/c problem was a bad expantion valve.we fixed that problem and got another one).lifted air cleaner and vehicle...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14M3T
Hey techs, I have a 1996 gmc c1500 p/u that idles rough and has almost no accel until nearly full throttle. I have read the numerous other posts but still had a few questions. I have replaced the b2s2 o2 sensor. Short term fuel trim is 89 bank 1 and 192 bank 2...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCD5658T
when cly #1 misses vacuum for cly one is highest. acts like exaust valve is not opening (according to vacuum wave patterns) don't know much about vtec. can one valve be affected? have alot of blow by have informed customer about different engine. Trouble codes: 301 (cly one missfire), 302 (cly two missfire), 303 (cly three missfire)
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Ignition coil VIN: 1HGCG2256W
This Honda came in for intermittent no start, customer wanted complete tune up. wires,plugs,cap,rotor and coil. I changed the coil because there is power going to it but nothing coming out of it. It came back a week later. Same problem. Car would start the fir...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG66812
Hi all, We have 2002 Honda Accord with check engine light on & multiple missfires. Replaced spark plugs/cap/rotor. Car still misses. Checked valve adjustment all ok. Checked Egr valve ok. Checked fuel pressure ok. When crimped return line runs a lot better ? M... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKAY21D6V
I need some help, I have this Infiniti with poor AC cooling, what I have is low side pressure around 70 and high side around 150-170, I replaced the expansion valve and have the same readings, this model has that trick variable compressor, I put a new compress...
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1995 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4KLB4B1A0S
hello to all hope you are staying cool its over 100 here. here goes this truck came in from a friends trans. shop i dont usually work on these, no info,but it has a factory 350 chevy and 4l80e trans. this thing when you get to about 50 mph and accelerate hard ...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L driver side airbag VIN: SAJDA01D81
SRS light is on ,code B1994 driver side airbag(located in driver front seat)has a problem.Can clear code and it doesn't come back(intermittent).No TSB's found, iATN search came up empty.Very little info in ALLDATA. Any common problems out there??? We are using...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L A/C Control VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6V
Customer brought this vehicle in with inoperative blower fan. I replaced the ATC module as the blower motor was fine. After ATC replcaement, blower and all controls seemed to work properly and cold air was blowing out per temp setting. But after changing the t...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L radio display VIN: JT8BF22GV0
this is one for you lexus techs, the sound system in this car is a 6 disk cassette radio package. the sysem works great in all modes. the problem is the display screen is black all the way across with one corner trying to display. is there any repair for this ...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A71
trying to diagnos a 2001 Lincoln LS (39,004 miles).after warm up the car seems to misfire at idle intermittently.hear alot of pinging during the problem, sometimes stall in stop and go traffic, and buck (misfire ,hesitate) at part and WOT. in the past i have c...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L ignition switch VIN: JMITA2215S
Ignition key gets hot after 1/2 hour of driving
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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L ABS Module
I have never posted a question, but has anybody encountered an ABS unit in which one of four channels gets stuck and will not pass fluid?? After installing new front calipers, rotors,& brakes I can bleed the right side but not the left, and there is no fluid ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L torsion bar VIN: 4JGAB7289Y
suspension noise at front sway bar adjustor at frame. Sound like splines shifting. Theres no corrosion, rust or visual damage. I have tried penerating oil the noise still remains. You can duplicate the noise all the time by simply pushing up and down on the ca...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L front brake VIN: 2MEFM75WXY
Vehicle has had intermittant pull to right when wet out--IE raining hard--customer is very picky and feels that pull is only apparent when wet--I have been over system several times--vehicle has been aligned and have swapped tires to eliminate possible tire pr...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31F2P
This car is hard to get started. Once it does start it idles fine. You can ease the throttle slowly and the rpms will increse, but if you open the throttle other than very slowly it stalls(loses spark). I have scanned it (no codes present).I have replaced the ...
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1993 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L temp guage VIN: 1N4EB32A9P
tried other cluster and problem is worse.Does anyone know where volt reg. for guages is or does it even have one?
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8ARO5S3X
help nissan experts, i have a pathfinder came in with mil on when i test drove i found that 1-2 shift took awhile and then shift hard like a shift kit never would go into overdrive.when i scanned had above codes and one for no tps signal to trans control modul... Trouble codes: P0450, P0105, P1105, P0120
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51A02
Let me thank you in advance for even reading this. This cars is my currant nightmare. As the tech who come back from vacation to find a problem droped on me. The car had a hunting issue. would not idle correctly and our other tech had decided the i.a.c. was at... Trouble codes: 506 (idle lower then expected), 507 (idle higher then expected)
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L 1-2shift VIN: 1G3NL52TOX
Vehicle came in with no CEL on. Code PO122 was history code only. Customer stated that TCS light came on and went off. Trans. then "banged" in Rev. or Dr. When car was presented for diag./repair the only thing that showed up was a harsh shift from first to se...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NF12E51
Car came to me with no start situation. Customer said another shop had replaced the PCM and ignition switch, and did not know what else they had done. Car has fuel pressure and spark, cranks good, but will only fire once or twice then quits firing. I replaced ...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L Misfire VIN: 2P4GP44G8X
Hello all. Had this one come in with the SES lamp on and missing at idle and under accel. Checked codes with MT-2500, and got this: "FD-Undocumented Code". Removed plugs and found that the center electrodes on 2, 6 and 3 were worn down to nothing, but 1, 4 and... Trouble codes: FD (Undocumented code)
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L 2-3 shift VIN: 1G2WP52K1V
Please help, have spent way to much time on this one. First off the car died on road with a bad alternator. Towed car in R/R alternator and charged battery. Car has had a very random problem,first thing in the morning the car will shift 1-2 fine but the 2-3 sh...
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2006 Saturn VUE 3.5L Propeller shaft VIN: 5GZCZ63426
My Girlfriend's vehicle makes a rattle at varying speeds. Sounds like a possible loose shield. It occasionally shudders rather badly and it acts as if your driving a manual trans and not engaging the clutch enough but happens at speeds of 20 to 35 mph. The Vue...
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1989 Volkswagen Fox GL 1.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 9BWGA0307K
Hey all you volkswagon techs. Need a hand here. We usually dont work on too many volkswagons here. This 1989 fox is giving me a headache. The problem we are having is that it is running extremely rich all the time. It is causing a no start condition at times, ...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA81H6W
hey guys. repeat evap codes smoke check ok and no visible damage . inspected tank to engine and found nothing. replaced canister , ldp , and tested purge valve. need help with interpreting leak down time results . i get varied test results depending on what i ... Trouble codes: 440 (evap malfunction), 442 (evap small leak)
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1994 Volvo 960 2.9L Engine VIN: YV1KS9513R
Non-Start. Has good fuel pressure. Code 111 is present...unlisted number according to alldata.
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS2529Y
please help. ran vehicle after replacing the MAP sensor for 2 hours, and road tested. light never came back on. customer picked up vehicle and 1/2 hour later he returned and light came back on with same code. Trouble codes: P0107 (boost sensormap sensor too low)
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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA7655M
After several tests, and checking powers and grounds, I am convinced that it is a bad PCM, the customer could not afford it at this time, she said she would return, if she does I will update, thank for all of your help all replies were useful. I will also repl...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L maintenance reminder VIN: WAULC68E22
Thanks to David, Jarrrod, John, and Terry, they all tell me that it is normal for the display to read all dashes after a reset for anywhere from 50K to 300 miles before the display will show mileage remaining on the oil. Without an owners manual and no dealer ...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4CW53L6M
I think this one is fixed. I replaced the crank sensor & repaired a bare wire in the harness under the alternator. Drove the car 50 miles with no problem but the one time immediately after the repairs(?) Customer decided to take car & has been driving for a we... Trouble codes: 17 (spark reference circuit).
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L battery no charge VIN: 1G6KD54Y5Y
thanks paul for the email tsb info. looks as if i may have overstated the problem turns out 11.9 is normall systems working perfectly now no lights on drove it 2 days 200 miles no problems? thanks for the help
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Hard Cold Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7R
thanks for the help the members offerd me on this problem, i replaced the fuel pump, and the problem was solved. However, i also replaced the intake manifold gasket due to a water condition in the oil. The engine ran great, then i gave it a WOT under load. t...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC1248S
First of all, sorry it took so long to respond, Ive had a death in the family and have been very busy. Now about the cavaleer, When I went to the fix archives, lots of people responded with 'You should disconnect the devices driven by the quad driver one at a ... Trouble codes: 27 (quad driver b fault).
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Valvetrain VIN: 1G1YY22G1W
Thank you to all that responded. I learned rev limiter is not 100% foolproof. The cust picked up vehicle to have a friend R+R heads. I will have a look when he calls me. I also will check lifter for damage as suggested. Plus, I will check valve guides for stic...
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2004 Chevrolet SSR 5.3L Driveshaft VIN: 1GCES14PX4
Thanks for the suggestions everyone. The customer has not decided what he wants to do next. Some of the suggestions made reference to a procedure GM used in the 80's involving drilling a hole in each end and filling the driveshaft with expanding foam, but du...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L key,lock cylinder,shifter VIN: 1G1AL52F95
thanx for the opinions.we got the shifter in.this is the problem.after removing the old shifter,i could see the pin was fallen out that goes through the plastic detent cable that runs in the middle of the tube.did'nt need to get the lock cylinder.
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L hydraulics VIN: 1C3XY66R9L
I feel foolish. I knew the problem all along, it was just too simple. After replacing components as they became necessary I had replaced every single inch of brake lines, all four brake hoses, rear wheel cylinders, front brake pads and front calipers. I clampe...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H0S
Thanks to all that replied. i sent the car to the dealership and they put a dist. and new cap on the car. they also put a computer in it. looks like it was a combination of the crank sensor and the dist. and cap. again, thanks to all who replied.
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1986 Dodge Daytona 2.2L Engine
Good morning!! Thank-you very muchfor all the generous advice on this Daytona compression problem. The car is gone and I don,t know what will become of it but most of agreed that this engine would not bend a valve by running out of sync. weuww!! That makes me ...
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1BLGH54R4P
all replays were very helpfull, thanks to everyone, this one had us stumped, during diagnosis vehicle would quit after 7 min or so, sometimes a cam sensor code, sometimes no codes sometimes crank sensor code. Crank sensor was replaced with new [...] FROM PA... Trouble codes: 42 (WE ONLY HAD CODE 42 ONCE code 42 is no voltage to Z 1).
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1993 Dodge Caravan 2.5L chassis VIN: 2B4GH25K2P
Well I finally have this one fixed thanks for all the great replies. Front drive train all checked out ok. Test drove with tcc unpluged and still happening. Used vibration analizer and tracked to right rear visually all ok and tight during test drive got vehic...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L driver's heat blend door VIN: 1B4GP54R3T
The calibration Robert from Indiana gave me is what Iv'e been doing & getting flash codes for not reaching cold or hot door stops, I also tried to unhook the battery, that didn't make any differance either. The owner can't leave it with me & for now is willing...
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1996 Dodge B2500 5.2L engine VIN: 2B6HB21Y5T
Thanx everyonefor the great help, the problem was a faulty fuel pump.
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG2AN7Y
Ok and as always thanks for those taking the time to respond. Since all the plugs on the left bank were severely sooted, o2 sensor as it was (0volts) and LTFT at max value I started with the basics. New Chrysler 02. New plugs on left bank ( right side were n... Trouble codes: P0133 (upstream o2 sensor slow response), P0201 (injector control circuit), P0202 (injector control circuit), P0203 (injector control citcuit), P0206 (injector control circuit).
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B3HD46R02
Thanks to all those that offered help during my repair process. My first step was to check between the radiator and condenser. There was debris covering the lower half of the radiator. I cleaned it all out and test drove. The vehicle still overheated, so I ope...
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2D4GV58215
I got several good suggestions on this one. Thanks Guys! Most of the replies centered around the valve train system. The mds system is very sensitive to oil, it must have 5-20. We had already tried this. Other replies suggested that we could have a broken valv...
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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 2FDKF37GXK
Thanks guys. I replaced the ECM and the truck has been running fine.It sure is tough when the problem is so intermitent.
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L abs module VIN: 1FDKE30G4S
After much research we replaced the hydraluic control unit and drove vehicle for about 70 miles, problem appears to be solved, thanks again to all whom replied and iatn, this is a most uesful tool we have access to. Thanks again for taking the time to reply.
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L No Start, POPS THROUGH INTAKE VIN: 1FAFP13P1W
Thank you all for the ideas. Every thing I checked was ok. Timing and timing gears, camshaft, rockers lifters, cam sensor, crank sensor, fuel pressure, fuel volume, injector pulse, spark at plugs, mass air sensor, compression, wires/conections from computer to...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1FTWW31P95
thank you for the help i used two pry bars on u joint to press out axle and pressed in new seal with a home made tool all works ok now thank you to all who replied so quickly
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1985 GMC C1500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GETC14H4F
This one is fixed and out the door. It ended up being vacuum lines switched. Mainly the hose from the vapor canister and the PCV line. I ended up removing the wire loom from the vapor canister lines and individually tracing them. I appreciate the help. IATN pr...
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1991 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Surge VIN: 2HGED736XM
Thanks for the replies. Some said check tps, others leaned to the IAC. Electronic Air Control Valve in Honda speak. The TPS checked good. I found the ECM in the floor on passanger side and checked codes. Had code 14 for EACV. Disconecting the valve did not hel...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L A/C system VIN: JHMEJ8542V
I would like to thank all who responded to my problem. I went ahead and replaced the expansion valve and it took care of the problem I was having. I do want to say that the condensor fan was operational, since I forgot to mention that in my post. Again, thanks...
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L condenser VIN: 1HGEJ8246Y
The non-oem condenser was masking the fact that the compressor was weak. Once I installed the oe condenser it worked correctly at about 2500 and up rpm. We installed a new compressor as well and all is good. So a strong compressor would have been ok with the n...
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1998 Hummer H1 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 137ZA9035W
Well after looking a little closer at a hard to get wiring diagram I located the fuel pump relay which is mounted on the firewall opened it up and cleaned the points resealed the cover and all is well the secondary fuel pump is now running and the pesky MIL li...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Hesitation VIN: KMHWF35V2Y
I talked to the customer recently and he seems to think the car is ok now.It was somewhat better after the work we did but in my opinion not repaired.i am going to try to talk the customer into a couple of 02 sensors. i had a reply concerning these even though...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X01
Only received 3 replies, and all is well. The swap worked just fine with a little harness moving around. Pretty cut and dry, thanks as always James
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1993 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L engine VIN: SAJHW1744P
Thanks for the attempts - the WP had been checked to verify it was not locked and nothing in cylinders was meant to mean that I personally looked and nothing there - got okay from cust to split trans from engine but my man tried one more time to turn it again ...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 4 -5 shift VIN: SAJFA01N11
I checked all the springs in the valve body like a few of you said but I did not find anything wrong so I sent out the transmission out to be checked.The tranny shop said that they found numerous faults with the transmission so they rebuilt it.I installed it l...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Heated seat VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7V
Well I only recieved 2 replies on this both good info on the repair kits for the heater elements, but on this one it is the sensor, customer is going to look for a used seat and we will go from there. Thanks for the help.
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1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L No Start VIN: SALJY1245S
Thankyou everybody for the replies. Al and Nick got it in the head. Another guy helped me finish this one. We scoped the pickup and it was getting a nice square wave. Then we hooked up the scope to the plugs and we were getting high kv. Pulled the cap off and ...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L left blower VIN: SALPV1648Y
The heater blower comes with speed regulator and high speed relay as one unit. I was hoping, that I could get it separate, since the blower works OK. Anyway the new owner of this Rover doesn't have funds to replace blower assembly, and just wanted me to remove...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Shifter VIN: SALTY16493
There is a piece of plastic that fits over the hole in the shifter where the interlock solenoid plunger would get stuck. That piece had disintegrated and fallen out in a place where it couldn't be seen very easily. Anyway, I made a trip to the local L.R. deale...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1LNLM97VST
Not many replies to this complex problem but thanks to Shaun, Robert and Rajesh for there input. Shaun did get it right with the pcm being the problem. My customer, I think is trying to pull a fast one. Or the pcm may have deteriorated further while in our pos...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L front a/c VIN: SLMPU28L2X
i just wanted to say thanks to who replied. i checked all vaccum lines and seem to be ok. when i pulled the center concole out to check the blend door modulator i saw a lot of broken pieces. the blend door was the problem. replaced it and seems to be ok. thank...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT611BX
I recieved 3 replies, two of the replies sugested connector problems. I disconnected and reconnected all connectors on the cam sensor circut. The vehicle has not returned yet after 3 weeks. I don't know if it has been fixed or not. Thanks for your replies ... Trouble codes: P0340, P1519 (Intake Manifold Runner Vaive).
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1993 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4N2DN11W6P
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I replaced the MAF sensor and the idle returned to normal. The van also has an increase in power. Thanks again, Steve
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