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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L AC and heat VIN: WBABJ7332X
Air and heat turns off and on at random times the display just goes blank and ac/heat goes off. we replaced the ign. switch elc. part. Sometimes it you move the key it works and other time play with the buttons for ac heat and it works. Has anyone ran into thi...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L axle removal
Quick question! Is it possible to remove the front axles on an X5 with out the BMW special tools? I have tried driving it out of the hub splines with drift punches and an air hammer but she no move! The local BMW dealer don't like us so they won't help or loan...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Brakes VIN: WBADT63431
Highway speed brake pulsation on light pressure. Hard pressure = No pulsation. Rotors were machined once. Pulsation reappeared. Rotors replaced; Pulsation reappeared. Wheels were torqued both times. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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1983 Buick Riviera 5.0L lock-up VIN: 1G4E25H687
hi fellow tech's.i've got this 83 riv. first of all vin is wrong.question for you trans guys.this buick goes into lock-up when hot and won't release until it cools down. even with tcc connector dis-connected.i checked fix data base and see some sticking soleno...
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1988 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP54C1J
Here it goes, The customer came in with a crank no start. We quickly determined the crank sensor failure fron damage. We inspected the balencer and found no reason for damage and wrote it off to road debris. Three days later the same problem occured. The senso...
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1992 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G4WB54L3N
inherited this from customer after the parts were replaced customer states car will die and not restart i was able to duplicate once and had no spark no inj pulse during testing car started and has not acted up since any ideas would be helpful
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1998 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NJS2M8W
On this buick we have a erls fuse under the hood that blows. on the fuse is electronic brake control relay and module. evap canister vent solniod and purge valve. a/c clutch relay. transmission range switch. power train control module. We have put a amp gauge ...
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L A/C compressor VIN: 1G6EL12Y6T
Cant get A/C compressor to engage.Clutch will engage when grounding A/C relay DK green/wht wire,ckt469 [PCM 26]with test lite.Pressures look OK Gets cold. With scanner hooked cant command clutch on, scanner says "A/C clutch cannot be commanded ON with dash con...
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Emergency brake VIN: 1G6KS52Y5T
I think I need a Caddy expert. Good friend of mine came in and said emergency brake does not hold when car is running only when car is off. Scaned ECM data saw no change in gear selection when moving gear shift I just read R_NDL even in park so I changed PNP n...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y6Y
we checked the car, we found no ground to pcm, we fixed the grounds to pcm, checked all powers/grouds ok, checked data buss line no problems found, cant talk to pcm, we can with all the other modules through the tech 11, we keep getting code u1000 no comunicat...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GEC19H3P1
This is a good one. I was given this vehicle to repair after the tech who replaced the engine quit. The truck was running fine before, the customer wanted to a new engine before giving truck to son. Now on occasion, more often after vehicle has been sitting ov...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCFC19K7N
vehicle towed in for a no start. we replaced fuel pump after checking power to connector ok at the time ran for about 5 minutes and died no power to gray wire at pump can energize wire at relay can hear pump running. you can turn the key off and on and now and...
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L clutch VIN: 1G1YY22P5R
Removing engine on car and will not separate more than 1/2" from the transmission. ZF 6spd trans with LT1. Seems like something is stuck and wondering if anybody else has had this problem or ideas of what could be hanging up.
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF52T2V
Customer states STS light comes on and shorthly after SES light comes on... We scanned it to find a PO442 fault - Pressurized system to check for leaks no leaks found, we can accuate system with scan tool (Modis) all is well cleared the code and it stayed off ... Trouble codes: P0442
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L A/C operation VIN: 1GBEL19W5X
Hello fellow members. This van has a very intermittant short thats giving me a problem. If vent or heater settings are on all works great, but if any setting that requires the compressor to engage, #12 fuse blows. As far as i have got was to disconnect compres...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDM19W8Y
Read above Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L clutch set VIN: 1G1YY22G9Y
I am well into the job and was told I could use the rear spring tool and ball joint seporators from the local dealer.Now they say they dont have them??? I think I can deal with the spring problem but would like to know if anyone has any advice since this is my...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Electronic VIN: 2GCEC19T61
Vehicle came in low miles brake light on dash stayes on wile driving. Checked brakes all the way around pads good no leakes master cylender full, parking brake workes when you aply the parking brake wile in gear the light flashes when you release it it stayes ...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Unknown VIN: 3GNFK16T11
At 65 to 70 miles per hour, steering wheel shimmies/shakes slightly. Tires appears ok. Balanced all 4 tires. Vehicle not equipped with steering stabilizier.Front end appears tight. ANy help would be greatly appreciated..Thanks.
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JB3XD64B9M
codes 22 and 23 for crank angle and tdc sensor. replaced sensor with two new reman units and problem still happens.wiring and voltage/ground checks ok. leaning toward ecm. please read the repair history for more info on this one. Trouble codes: 22 (crank angle sensor), 23 (top dead center sensor)
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L engine VIN: 1B6MC36C6S
Thanks too all who are taking their time too read this.This truck came in with a rattle{like a loose rocker arm}ane smoking out the tail pipe. White blue smoke.I checked for blown head gasket and found no coolant leaking.When I pulled the injecters 5 and6 were...
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1995 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GH253XS
This vehicle left running real good yesterday, came back today stalling when the ac is turned on. Easily verified, and will stall at idle in gear with no ac. Acceleration is poor, cuts out and sputters until about 25mph. Spark plugs were old and worn, wires a...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP2437T
This came in for coolant leak and noise. It was obvious from timing component area. scanned for Codes, found no codes, checked internal flash codes - flashed 12 and 55. Replaced water pump (found siezed pulley and impeller chewing back housing, causing belt to...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4FP25B7V
good evening Van came in with evap codes, put van up in the air and it was obvious what was wrong. the two lines that go to the fill tube were rotted off. my question is do you have to replace the gas tank to replace these two lines? I called the dealer and h... Trouble codes: P0455, P4442
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L instrument panel VIN: 1B4GP44G7W
Hello fellow problem solvers, this van is driving my tech nuts, intermittently all the gauges will drop to zero and the odometer will cut out and the PRNDL will go out, then the vehicle will stall and not restart. no crank. no clicking. we have replaced the...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L Engine VIN: 1B3EJ46U21
Got the oil and water mixing. Did a combustion leak test(3 times) and each time liquid turned yellow. So I figured bad headgaskets,which this engine has a reputation for. Have the 2 heads off now but do not see what I expected to see. The color of the combusti...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L driveline VIN: 2B8GT54L62
Clunking Noise from this '02 Dodge Grand Caravan AWD while shifting and coming to a stop (maybe noise while downshifting?). You have to drive this really hard to get it to do it, customer must drive hard to notice, she said she took it to the mountains and it ...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L watert outlet housing VIN: 2B3HD46R12
secomd after market wateroutlet housing leaking bad.this is with in 70 miles of replacement,begining to wish we would have instaled oem housing & tube assblie the first time.the after market part is a doorman brand part#mot 48001.has anyone had a failure like ...
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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14V0N
Hi, this is my first use of this great tool, thanks in advance for everyones help and assistance. This truck came to me as a no start. The truck was running great untill a front end collision that required a new rad support and rf fender. The job was done back...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTEF25Y8R
help it is 90 degrees here and this truck is running hot at idle .runs normal on highway but boils in traffic .i have checked cooling system for hydrocarbons and none found and replaced all parts listed above .has anyone hadf this problem before ?.thanks to an...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F7R
Greetings. Searched archives with no satisfactory results. PCM is not controlling the IPR. The unit has battery voltage on both sides. A jump to ground on the yellow/red wire will fire the engine on the first bump. (It's 106 degrees outside.) I am satisfied w... Trouble codes: 841 (ICP Not Controllable), 983 (PCM-IDM Com Error)
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1995 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT22B9S
this car runs perfect up to 2400 rpms then it acts as if the rev limiter kicks in and starts to miss and the cel starts to flash. if you let off the thottle it will quit missing untill you reach that rpm again.read all the posts on probes with miss but found n...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
Hello, I am a student tech using my instructor's account. After taking off the center bolt, I am having a hard time taking off the harmonic balancer. I've tried two types of pullers and even torching. Is there a special tool or does anyone have a different me...
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1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L compressor clutch VIN: 1FDXE40F4W
Help! I've lost all my hair. I had no A/C on this van due to a low charge. A pressure test showed no leaks so I added dye and recharged. Worked fine for a month until charge went low again. Black light test showed a leaking compressor shaft seal. Easy enough. ...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L ABS system VIN: 2FM2A514XW
i really don't know how to solve this problem... please can somebody give me some hints???
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66LXW
Where to start,car came in with mil on.P 0171 and P0174,obd2 emissions failure.customer had auto parts store diagnos and someone else replace all o2 sensors and rear portion of cat.after some basic testing,fuel psi,maf cleaning etc. we replace intake gaskets a... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1 limit), 174 (lean bank 2)
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L shuts off - not charging
Upon cold start, voltage reads 14-14.2. As car warms up voltage will drop to 13.3-13.5. After cleaning ground wires and reattaching, voltage spikes to 14.2. Shut van off. Upon restarting, voltage will be between 13.3 and 13.5. Replaced 2nd alternator for fear ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRWO8L21
This thing has me stumped and It seems so simple. The problem is with cyl #1 the truck came in with a running rough and we had a bad coil so I thought, We replaced the coil no change installed new injector still no change used a noid light on the wiring good a...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L fuel guage inacurate VIN: 1FAFP33P42
This is a strange one. If I clear the code and turn off ingition, then start up car in about 15 seconds the check engine light will come on and set a po460 for the fuel level sensor. If I look on the scanner when you first turn on the key it the fuel guage wil... Trouble codes: P0460
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L compressor VIN: 2FAFP713X1
this squad car has no compressor engagement. the computer is not grounding the clutch relay. Output test will turn compressor on and off. Found high pressure sensor reading 1.22 volts, but the scan tool is displaying 12.29 psi. the low pressure switch shows on...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shift motor VIN: 1FTNX21FO3
Hello to all, Im trying to find Aux.relay box #3 acording to mitchell its in the rear of the engine compartment (NOT) im sure I have a bad low to high relay but its hard to test something when you cant find it.. Any of the good ford Guys out there now where t...
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1994 Honda Passport LX 3.2L seal leak VIN: 4S6CY58VXS
thanks in advance for any help received. honda passport came in with a trans leak, replaced converter and seal, road tested 5 miles and rechecked, no leaks, so sent it on its way. came back 3 days later w/ same leak. cleaned trans and tested on lift. 45 min la...
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Pressures VIN: JHMEG8682S
a year ago checked a/c & topped up, put dye in it as well, came three weeks ago wasn't as cold, coolant shutoff was unhooked and high side line leaking (dye), replace line & charged, appeared to work Good. came back saying works good for awhile then fades, che...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L a/c VIN: JNKCV54E83
Good afternoon group, I have an 03 G35 that was brought in because the a/c will not turn off until you turn the key off. You have no control over the a/c with the controls. It is blowing cold but you cannot switch it from mode to mode. The off switch does noth...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W41
Had same code plus a few that also related to thottle control, Repaired open in blue/white shielded wire Cleared codes customer drove for a week with no problems. Now P1125 comes back and no driveability complants, Vehicle would stall before Trouble codes: P1125 (Electronic throttle control)
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L blend door VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7T
hi guys , this one may sound strange but i will get right to the point. this vehicle started with great a/c . then while driving about 5 to 6 miles it will suddenly switch to heat and only stay there for about 15 to 30 seconds and then turn back to ice cold. l...
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2003 Lexus GS300 3.0L timing belt VIN: JT8BD69S69
Trying to replace timing belt on my friends Lexus. I am somewhat concerned about the positioning of the intake camshaft/VVT pulley. I have not yet removed the belt, as I do not want to mess this thing up. Alldata says resetting VVT pulley is part of timing bel...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W0X
Gentlemen, first and formost let me thank everyone in advance. Heres my dilemma. Lincoln shows up on a hook last week, its a no start. Check fuel pressure, 42psi koeo. Check spark on no. 1&2 has none. connect scanner no data. Check power at aldl has none. chec... Trouble codes: P0301
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1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L compressor VIN: JM1EC4321N
Boss asked me to take initiative 4 mechanic at sister shop. Good people though. I know they would do the same for me. Apparent brain buster. compressor replaced, pressure switch high side also replaced. wire from relay hot and burnt, replaced wire and switch. ...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, Black Smoke VIN: E83302HA52
87 300D Turbo [...]. For all you Mercedes Buffs I could use some help on this car. Original Problem was no power, we installed a rebuilt injector pump and now it runs great, lots of power, but smokes like a chimney out of the exhaust at Idle and on accelera...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Climate control VIN: WDBHA28E1R
This one came in with full heat blowing from vents all the time. AC sytem low on refrigerant, so we charged it till evap outlet gets cold and pressures are good, but still full heat. We do not do a lot of electrical on Mercedes, so am not very familiar with th...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBKK47FXX
Hey Guys and Gals, I have this car in the shop with an A/C compressor that doesn't power up. I have very little knowlege about how this system works. All i have in the shop is alldata and its pretty limited. My question is, are there any common issues with the...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEFM50UIX
Need some help on this one!!! we've got a 99 merc sable, with a ohv 3.0. on cold start up and after it has sat for a few hours it floods out and wont start. when checking the data on the vetronix, its showing the injector pulse width over 99ms. when it is floo...
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1998 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4N2ZN1115W
van when cold has no power feels like no fuel falls flat on its face!, 10 miles per hours for a minute thens runs 95 % of 100-- not perfect but good , lots of power , had bad 02 sensor and dist readings on modis -replaced both with fuel filter, when warm hard ...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED26Y7Y
Hi All Nissan Tecs!!! This truck drove to shop, no problem. Attempted to start and nothing, turns over, no start. Tried several times during day, and no start. Pushed on to hoist and hooked up fuel pump pressure tester and tapped into hot and cold wires to fue...
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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L compressor VIN: 1G3GR62C0T
Original concern- radiator leaking and compressor cycling fast. pressure tested the cooling system and found that the radiator tank was leaking. recovered freon, evac system, recharged with 2 lbs of r134a and added leak dye. ran the system and checked for a le...
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette GS 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDU03E5W
The van came back after 600 miles with new codes P0172 Fuel Trim rich and P0440 Evap Systems. I have checked most everything. Mode 6 on a Genisys says EGR Cruise fail and EGR Decel Fail. Checking the Digital EGR showed no problems either operating it with a sc... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel Trim Rich), P0440 (Evap Emission System)
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L door locks VIN: 2P4GP2432W
Hello Everyone, Once again I need your help on this minivan,Im not very familiar with chrysler vehicles.the problem is door locks will lock by itself and then maybe every few minutes you can here this thud sound just like locking doors but they are already lo...
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L fog lights VIN: WP0AA0948G
Can anybody help me out here? I have this 944 in the shop with the fog lights out I have nothing to trouble shoot with.The lights simply don't come on I'm looking for a wiring diagram to determind if I have a bad switch or a relay problem or something in betwe...
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1996 Saturn SL1 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G8ZG5289T
this car came to me from another shop with all these parts installed.car is running rich all the time.all sensors look good on scanner,fuel pressure is at specs. there is no leak down from injectors.ive removed the pcv hose from intake and the o2 doesnt change... Trouble codes: 656 (fuel level sensor), 132 (high voltage on oxygen sensor)
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1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L abs VIN: WAVBJ58C7P
Thank you to all that responded. I found that the air-gap on the rear brakes was excessive. While I was unable to locate the correct gap, I moved the sensors between 1/16' to 1/8' away from the ring to correct.
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB88D0V
After putting out this post on thursday we did not have a chance to work on the vehicle again until Monday. As per some of your suggestions I connected a fuel pressure guage, started the vehicle & went for a road test. To my surprise the vehicle ran perfectly ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected).
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1995 Buick Regal 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB5218S
HI guys,thanks for the replies. Sorry for the late post, customer just brought car back last friday. Turned out to be a bad ign module. Dave, Brandon, Dusty and Bob nailed it. Moduule was not properly tightend to coil/module bracket and may not have been cooli... Trouble codes: 321 (intermittent cam signal), 341 (no 18x ign pulses), 361 (est not toggling).
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Intake VIN: 1G4CW52K3S
Thanks for all he help I recieved. What I did do was to replaced the upper and lower inatke manifolds. Though I am not too sure that the lower intake replacement was truly necc.For any one making this repair in the future be sure to replaced the plastic coolan...
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5299S
HI,guys,well the caddy has been gone for 2 days and so far all is well,thanks to the 3 people for their time & input and to rick for his extra time of forwarding a past fix so it all goes back to the kiss principle (keep it simple stupid) the whole problem was... Trouble codes: P0080.
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU06L3P
Thanks for all who offered to help. The key to the fix was the cam sensor pattern not grounding completely. cam sensor wiring harness insulation was frayed and oxidation created extra resistance. Possibly from rubbing on the engine block or alternator bracket.... Trouble codes: 23 (MAT- Manifold Air Temperature sensor), 99 (Power management problem), 66 (A/C switch).
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L power windows/blower motor VIN: 1GNDX06E4V
thanks to everyone that applied. it ended up being the ignition switch. soon as i told the customer it might be the switch i got the rest of the story as usual. he had said that this was a recurring problem that when he would turn vehicle off, it would work ag...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GKEC16R7W
well we have rechecked everything possible. the leak down test didn't show us anything and we decarboned the valves real good with no results. we think that we do have a valve problem but the customer doesn't have the money to keep going. he will be bringing i... Trouble codes: P0300, P0306.
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19X5X
When this vehicle returned to the shop we removed all codes and it has not returned to us as of this date. Thank all of you for your response and suggestions.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14V6Y
I found the hall effect sensor in steering coloumn defective, thanks to all members for the advice. I found post repair on this from the tech mail , Saturday I got the lock case and put it on. Then the key tumbler was jamming up. I am no locksmith so out of de... Trouble codes: B2960.
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L transaxle VIN: 2G1WH55K3Y
Congratulation to all technicians who point out at the wheel bearing. I took all of the technicians advice who told me to listen to the wheel bearing and feel the spring while turning the wheel. I would like to thanks the rest of the technicians for their advi...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Hesitation VIN: 2G1WF55E32
Well after everybody told me to check the cat they were right. It was plugged, but I had to remove it to find that. In the past I have drilled a hole and helped the running of the vehicle but this time that did not work, I unhooked the exhaust all together and...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Seal VIN: 1GBJC34123
Thanks to all who replied. Most of you said to look at the fuel injectors. I took Alan's advice and called the dealer. This vehicle is covered by a 10 year 200k warranty. Again thanks for all the replies.
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XE74C5M
Thanks for all 15 replies guys.Out of 15 replies 6 of you hit it dead on the head.Took ecm out and removed cover.The capacitor closest to the plug had began leaking...thus shorting out the board.It was an impressive looking burn-out.Ordered a new unit from loc...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L odometer VIN: 1B7HF16Z6W
This one was a brain teaser for sure.. The simple fix was a used cluster and reprogram the miles. Which is what we did and it was totaly sucessful! But now Ive been poking around in the bad cluster and found that someone had been tampering with it and I mean r...
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L 0 compression VIN: 1B3EJ46X7Y
thanx for all the excellent replies. in a matter of hours i had already received lots of very helpful info. removal of the t-belt revealed the cause of break down; one of the idler pulleys had separated at it's bearing causing the crank to be 30 degrees off. a...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L a/c VIN: X1B4HS28N6
Thanks for all the responses, [...] seemed had the fix, we re-opened the system and blew all the oil out to verify the correct quanity, and then re-charged the system with the single a/c unit quanity, 1.7lb and the pressures balanced out perfect...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF23Z31
Thanks to all who replied several of you were right on the money, we pulled the heads and found a crack between the valves on #8. Also #4 and #5 were beginning to collapse and suck into the seat. Again thanks to all who responed, we have never run into this Do... Trouble codes: 308 (8 missfire), 121 (tps volt not agree with map).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18N32
Thanks for everybody for helping me.I did a smoke test,no vacuum leak found.But when i was checking the crank sensor while i was backprobing the crank sensor connector the truck died.I went to start the truck it didn't,then i moved the connector then the truck... Trouble codes: 300 (random missfire), 303 (missfire 3), 306 (missfire 6), 308 (missfire 8).
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
most of the relpies were about timing marks & crank sensor problems all checked ok. customer does not want to go any further. thank you for all your time to read this post & thanks to the 6 that responded Thsnk you Ken
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5142T
I was chasin the wrong way, thinkin electrical or fuel well the valve train noise got worse so I rechecked compression now I have none in cyls 5 and 6 pulled valve cover off again, got valves stuck down again. Called Jasper and they are sending another motor. ... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cyl 6 missfire).
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Cooling Fan, Hi-speed VIN: 1FAFP13P7X
First of all, I'd like to thank all of you who took time to respond to my questions. Secondly, I have to apologize that it takes me so long to post the following fix: After almost 3 weeks putting the puzzles together, it makes sense to me that the problem st...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTSX31F1Y
Thanks for the help. Problem was fuel delivery due to previous shop miss diagnosis. Best Regards. Wade Trouble codes: P0340, P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected).
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L door locks VIN: 56YOP0TTY0
first thanks to all who replied,,found l/f door lock switch had a foriegn substance in it [namley detail gik].replaced the switch and whamo were in bidness again,,,thanks iATN.
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2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAHP36383
Thanks to all who repiled. I removed the valve body and di find some rubber particles in the solenoid screen after removing them from the valve body. I then removed the servo piston from the case and it showed definate signs of wear as it had rubber strings ha...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2HKYF18593
well, i wasn't able to do a fix as customer decided to take it to dealer. anyway someone suggested to do relearn which i was gonna try anyway as is somewhat related to the problem. another one suggested to check clean if needed the egr ports also a possibillit...
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1982 Jeep CJ7 4.2L valve cover VIN: 1JCCN87A1C
I was supposed to get this Jeep back last week, but owners wife rolled their new truck and was put in the hospital. I got it yesterday (Tuesday July 25). I got a sheet of gasket material and made my own gasket. I cut it a little wider than what I had been gett...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L right side power windows VIN: 1J4G248S6Y
well,this was a strange one.the problem was that the bus wire was broken at the front of the drivers door.I still dont understand why there weren't any dtc's in the bcm though?
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L oil consumption VIN: JT8BF28GOY
As many of you fine technicians suggested, we kept the vehicle overnight to observe if any oil is coming out of the exhaust system, we started the car this morning and sure enough there was enough smoke coming out of the exhaust to suggest oil burning due to p...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L interior can bus VIN: WDBJF70H1X
thanks for the help, I ended up replacing the left rear door module, found out the can communication was faulty in that module,checked actual values with scan tool, it was showing fault disconnected the can line, the can line stabilized by showing no fault, re...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L valve seals VIN: JA4MT31P5W
Thanks to all that replied. I found out that not only the valve guide seals are a common problem, but that also the valve guides can become loose in the heads. My customer does not want to spend a lot of money, he would trade it off before he did that. I repla...
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1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IN4BU31D0T
Thanks for all replies (11) To review, the problem was that the #1 cylinder injector would stop firing at or above 2500 rpm 'HOT'. It was consistant enough to afford me ample time to test/scope/current ramp ect... Except for the reason it was initialy towed ... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0625 (knock sensor circuit).
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1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HN5316N
Well another bonner one is done. Advice: Don't trust used parts, even though it came from a friend that said it was ok. Got a new ignition module from parts supplier today. 'FIXED' Now I have to spend a couple more hours putting everything back together under ...
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GHDT13W6V
Hi all thanks for the help. I replaced the spectra preimeum pump with an airtex pump. Feed line conectorwas installed with sweaged conector not glued. I also replaced the fuel pressure regulator and filter. I also checked the lines for restrictions and found n...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G3NL12T3X
sorry for the delayed close customer will bring back when stalling returns.per customer last time vehicle stalled was back in march and hadnt stalled until that saturday.thanks again to all.
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L theft detected
thanks for all the help i reprogramed the sunfire and problem solved it has been gone about a week so far so good thanks
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L charging system VIN: 1G2JB5249X
customer came back vechile not charging again no 5 volt ref to l terminal of the 2 pin connectortriing to find relay to the starting system from the battery feed thanks for all the replies
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1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Runs Good! VIN: 1G2HX52K6X
Hello Friends, First, I want to say thanks to all who replied, I read all the posts and they gave me some food for thought. Also, I fixed the car within a few days of my Techmail help request but we have been overwhelmed here at the shop and there has been l...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Compressor VIN: 1G2WR5213Y
Sorry for the delay. Customer gone for several weeks. We installed a control head as most suggested and it is fixed. No thorough diagnostic information given, just put a control head in it and it will fix it because it is very common.
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L rear end VIN: 4S3BG6856W
first of all i'd like to thank brad,gene,richard,tim,bob,dean and larry for there replies. tires were the issue. we knew the tires were choppy and cupped. but the noise didn't sound like a tires problem.after replacement noise gone, everyone is happy. thanks...
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