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1997 Audi A4 2.8L compressor inop VIN: WAUDD68D7W
Hi Fellows ! Please help me out of this humidity ! I've no A/C in shop.No A/C in car (fortnately cust.'s car!). i gonna di... No i just add some dye to the freon to charge this A4.Pressure went up to 100 psi: low ,70 psi : high side but A/C clutch is not kick ...
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1997 BMW 318i 1.9L temp gauge VIN: WBACC932XV
Hello all, I have a BMW here I'm having some trouble with. The vehicle came in with a complaint of overheating. I found the radiator leaking. I replaced the radiator (with integrated overflow tank), overflow cap, and the T-stat. The vehicle still seems to be r...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L no start VIN: WBAAM3345Y
Hello. This Bmw is my personal vehicle and it has been great until now. It will intermittantly not start. When it does it is no crank no start. Battery and dash lights all light up. I checked for power at the starter and there was none. I went to the ignition ...
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4USCH9346Y
Hello,I am trying to replace the crankcase ventilation valve on this Z3.WHat is the best procedure,as it is not listed in alldata on how to change it.Does the manifold come off,or can you somehow replace it otherwise.Any and all help will be appreciated.Thanks
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53521
Hi Gentlement! Another trouble maker comes to the shop.I've this X5 came in 2 weeks ago .We replace the DMTL pump for the code 143. It came back this week for the same code.First time have this code & came back after changing the Pump. Any of you ever run to i... Trouble codes: 143 (tank leak diagnosiswith DMTL)
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1990 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW54C6L
Car stalls and dies after a short run, will restart and run fine at times. Sometimes SES light comes on and still runs good. Checked wave form of MAF looked the same as test pattern. Checked for broken wires at MAF and at the harness between engine and firewal... Trouble codes: 34 (MAF Sensor low)
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1999 Buick Century Limited 3.1L svs,abs,traction off VIN: 2G4WY52M5X
svs,abs, and traction off lights set as soon as shifter is moved into gear from park or neutral. happens all the time. shut vehicle off and restart. lights are off and codes are not currently present until shifter is moved into gear. code 1233 rf short or open...
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1989 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L ignition VIN: 1G6EL1159K
we were atemting to reset the oil change time and some how dissabled the ignition system says dissabled because of security system. Cad. says thats imposible that there is a problem with the ignition tumbler or pass key system. I have checked the ohms on the k...
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1994 Chevrolet C2500 6.5L engine VIN: 1GCFC24S4R
truck came in no start. found no fuel getting to injectors. replaced fuel injection pump. still no start. check glow plugs- good. found fuel had strange smell. drained fuel and replace filter. has good fuel supply to injection pump and is suppying fuel to inje...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GNDU0615R
hi,everyone i have a 94 lumina apv that i can't pull codes the dl conector under dash i believe is not for engine testing. i believe there is a obd connector some were in these vehicle but not sure were according to hood sticher it ca. cirtified & obd equipped...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Ignition switch VIN: 1G1JC524XS
Hello gm techs. Need some info. This is my car and the ign. switch lock cly. needs to be replaced. This car uses a 1st ans 2nd design lock cly. mine being the 2nd design costing me 201.00 as compared to the 1st desing costing 38.00. does any one know if there ...
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W6T
4.3 litre chevrolet miss fire only at idle number 3 and 5 cylinders bring the idle up just a little smoothes out. miss fire goes away? any help out there? please! Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L water pump VIN: 1G1ND52T9W
we just had a pc melt down and lost our all data..our question is: is the timing cover removed to get access to the water pump for it's replacement..just can't remember for certain..also trying american and metric sockets are a real loose fit..is there a speci...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L turn signal VIN: 1G1NE52J1Y
We have this 2000 Malibu that customer complains of an intermittent problem with turn signals. Sometimes the turn signals keep "clicking" even after the signal and switch cancels itself. Lights on dash and exterior quit flashing but the clicking continues. the...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Temp Door Motor VIN: 1GCEK14V0Y
Hi Everyone, the problem with this truck is that the heater temperature door doesn't move from hot to cold without first turning the blower off. I removed the motor and operated it while disconnected from the door shaft and it works ok. I worked the temp door ...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IC3EJ56H8W
Hello Friend's This Chrysler Cirrus 2.5 Liter came to us from another shop, the engine quit or hard to start sometimes in the morning. Very unpredictable. This car has been to many shops, have checked fuel pressure, check out okay.Checked all service bulletin...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L No Communication VIN: 4C3AU52N9X
This car is due for a state insp. When it was hooked to the insp. machine there was no communication. Then it came to me. I have tried a Genysys and AE with no luck. I have 12V on pin 16 of DLC. Pins 4 and 5 have good grounds. Here is where my pea brain becom...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54L3T
Chrysler Techs. i got this dodge caravan w/ a 3.8l engine. Car won't start and got no spark. I got cam and crank signal fuel pressure, imjector pulse, and the asd turns on. I can even manually turn the coil to fire up using the scanner. Everything are working ...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Drain VIN: 1B7GG22N21
Our problem is an ac drain leak onto the passenger floor. We found a tsb for the problem, #23-010-04, which allows .3, but after inspection of the vehicle, don't understand how to perform the repair. There is no visible drain tube for the ac. Water is running ...
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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTEF14N5G
Vehicle just runs out of fuel{Pressure and volume}If in park and you accelerate to full throttle it looses pressure and wants to die also. There havent been to many that I havent been able to solve the past 46 years but this is one of them. I replaced both fue...
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1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMDU32X9M
Hello all and thank you for your time. Im not to sure where to go with this vehicle. Motor Oil is getting into the cooling system, however, there are no signs of coolant getting into the oil. Truck seems to run good, the oil pressure is normal. We are hopeful ...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L OD, shift quality VIN: 1FBJS31H1P
Grab a comfortable chair and some popcorn, this is probably going to be a pretty long post. This Ford van has been a thorn in the side for a week. The symptoms are dropping in and out of OD while driving and excessively harsh shifts. This van is used commercia...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L no power VIN: 1FDVE4OFXW
This ambulance has fair acceleration from a stand still, but once you get to about 50-60mph on a hill at WOT it will not accelerate, sometimes it will even start to loose speed if the grade is steep enough. The fuel pressure at idle is 67-70psi, when on the hi...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L temp guage VIN: 1FALP6536W
vehicle came in customer complaining of overheating upon initial test found vehicle not overheating, but the gage in the dash said it was, so we tested system as per alldata which said to replace sending unit so we did that which did not change anything so we ...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Brake Lights VIN: 1FTRW08L31
I've got this 01 F150 that has a short in the brake light system. I've eliminated the wiring harness going to the back and also the one going to the front by unplugging them, and the short is still there. I'm pretty sure that it's inside the cab somewhere. I'm...
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Engine&Trans VIN: 1FCLF535X2
This is a 2002 Coachman Motor Home. Was under flood water. The engine and transmission and differential have water in them. What is the best way to repair this???
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE242X2
HELLO EVEYONE, WEVE GOT A VAN HERE WITH CYLINDER #S 456 MISFIRING, CHANGED COIL PACK CLEANED AND TESTED EGR, CHANGED PLUGS AND WIRES, ALSO CHANGED INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKETS. WE HAD THE SISTER OF THIS VAN NOT LONG AGO WITH INTAKE PROBLEMS WE WERE HOPING THIS WAS ...
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2004 GMC Savana 2500 4.8L wheel speed VIN: 1GTGG25V54
i have tis 2004 gmc 2500 van, the left front wheel speed sensor drops and spikes when looking at it with the modis on graphing mode. so i first cleaned the rust off the sensor mounting area, then i replaced the sensor neither did anything at all, so then i swi...
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Unknown VIN: 2HGEJ6678X
There is a whistling type of noise from what seems to be near the expansion valve when the a/c is on. When the engine is revved up, the noise increases, when the engine returns to idle, the noise decreases. Is this due to a bad expansion valve, or ? Any help i...
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Blower, tach, speedo, signals VIN: JHLRD1749X
Hello! This has been a mind bender... New customer has always taken car to dealer since brand new. Last year she had the blower power transistor (electronic resistor) replaced because blower only worked on high. Several months later she had the following sym...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L maint req light VIN: 5FNYF18505
Hey guys im sorry to bother you with someting so simple but i have a customer that has this new honda pilot and the maint required light is on and first came on at 7,500 miles which is the first intreval. I tried to use alldata method to reset but this isnt wo...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S1V
Hey guys, I hope someone can help me. The problem is so intermitten I can't seem to catch it when I have equipment hooked up. Until recently I thought the engine was just idling down to approximately 200rpm, but today when the engine lost power while cruising ... Trouble codes: P0351
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1988 Land Rover Range Rover 40th Anniversary Edition 3.5L Forward gears VIN: SALHV114XJ
This came into the shop only going in reverse. It will not go forward in any gear. I'm not that familiar with these, as I primarily work on vintage British. Any thoughts of where I should begin to search??? Thanks!
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L compressor VIN: JT8VK13TXP
hay guy need help with this one ! custemer states that the ac shuts dowm intermittenly the light goes out and it blows warm air.hasnt acted up for me.works great! for me after pushing bottens it comes back on sometimes and some times it takes a while any body ...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTHBF30G92
Another shop replaced weak battery in this Lexus. Immediatlely afterward, it would not idle--customer has to stay on the accelerator to keep it running. Otherwise, it performs fine. There are no codes. Scanned data on Mastertech--everything looked normal, ex...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L torque steer VIN: 1LNLM97V0S
Here is what has happened with this lincoln. It came to the shop with a transmission problems. The vecihle would only shift from first to second. Due to cost the customer bought a used transmission. After the tech installed the trans. and aligned the front end...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Camshafts VIN: WDBGA43E8T
We are replacing a broken timing chain and related head repairs on a '96 MB S420 4.2 that we inherited from another shop. AllData is not real clear about cam timing and marks when replacing a broken chain..assumption is that technician created marks prior to c...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3CR46V9M
hi everyone, got this beautiful galant w/no injector pulse. started off w/no spark from coil and no injector pulse. ck my inputs to dist. and coil. while cranking ck signal out for crank angle sensor and on my circuit tester power/ground were switching back an...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JNBDR07Y21
Client ran out of gas. After filling up again the truck started to stall and run rough when hot. He lets the truck sit for 1 hour and it starts again. 3 Codes where stored P0340 Cam Sensor P1140 Intake Valve Timing Control P1145 Intake Valve Timing Control ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Circuit Error), P1140 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor Right), P1145 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor Left)
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51DX2
Towed in from freeway as it quits running. Has good compression on all cylinders and has injector pulses, but no spark. Ignition coils have power when ignition is on or start. It has a code P0037 for HO2S B1,S2. Also it has showing cranking rpm 220 rpm while c... Trouble codes: P0037 (HO2S heater control circuit low B1Sensor2)
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52L9R
greetings, this Olds is driving us crazy. car will run rough & stall intermitently, fuel pressure drops of from 35-40lbs to 5-10 lbs. New pump was installed, connections all look ok, ground tree at drivers kick is clean & good. Problem will actually go away & ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L battery light VIN: 1G3WS52HXX
this vehicle came in with a bad alternator. checked the charging system and found a very weak battery replaced the alernator and battery.after dooing so the battery light came on after about 1 minute after the engine was started.charging voltage was at 13.9 vo...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L headlights VIN: 1G3GR62C6X
help old's techs can not find this problem! the module relays click on and off on there own sometimes. they also work fine sometimes. it seems to be more when the car gets hotter but not all the time. i am leaning towards the ignition switch unless someone kn...
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1988 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SCAZNO2AOJ
Does anybody know the firing order for a 88 Rolls Royce Silver Spur
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1993 Other European 827i 3000CC electric windows VIN: SARRSCLK2A
the problem with this vehicle is that the winows/ elec sunroof loose the auto function when the key is turned off! when ign is cycled all the window and sunroof need resetting the problem is intermitant, i have checked main power supplies and earths to the con...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P4GP44R6X
This van came in with a complaint that it stalled while driving and had a check engine light on. When we went to pick it up it started and drove fine, except the speedometer didn’t work. When we brought it into the shop it would not communicate with either the... Trouble codes: P1495 (leak detection pump open or shorted)
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1987 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1G2FS2184H
HELP! This firebird blows black smoke from the tailpipe on acceleration. Vehicle had PROM error code. ECM and PROM both replaced. EGR valve, fuel pressure regulator, and upper intake gaskets replaced. Plugs, wires, and distributor replaced. Checked catalytic c... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Exhaust)
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1993 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WH51T7P
Hi everyone, This vehicle will at times buck while it's driven. It's never to the point of quitting all together, not yet anyways. The customer once drove it for 2 weeks with no problems, and at other times it's terrible. My biggest problem fixing this vehicle... Trouble codes: 35 (51), 43 (Etc...), 53 (36 -), 36 (42 -), 42 (15 -), 15
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L differential? VIN: 3G7DB03E91
Seems when putting transmission in reverse it really clunks bad. The noise seems to be coming out of the rear diff. but the fluid is full and clean. There is a bulletin regarding to high a idle and having ecm reflashed? but it sounds to us like a gear slop? an...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L abs VIN: 4TAVN73K9S
left rear axle seal was leaking and we replaced it. Now, when braking, when speed reaches 10mph antilock will come on until truck is almost to a stop. It does this on every stop. The ABS light is not on, so there are no codes. Customer states that it previousl...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K5Y
GOOD MORNING, 2000 TOYOTA CAMRY 2.2L CAME IN LAST WEEK WITH FAULT CODES PO440 & HISTORY CODE PO442... WE RAN VSV TESTS FOUND ALL SYSTEMS IN ORDER REPLACED CAP (just in case!) CLEARED CODES AND TOLD THYEM TO DRIVE IT!!! OF COURSE IT IS BACK!!! WE USED OUR SMOKE... Trouble codes: P0440, P0442
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Key I.D. VIN: 3VWCA21C1Y
I have this 2000 new beetle 2.0 came in without being able to shift from park, easy, brake light switch. Tow truck driver told me that it wouldnt start for him, sure enough it wont start. The antitheft light is on and car wont start. I pulled this code from th...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWS29M51M
Just wondering, Has anyone seen oil consumption problems with this engine?? At idle hot, smoking bad from tailpipe. #4 has plug oil fouled badly, 2 and 3 somewhat oil fouled and #1 is OK. Vehicle has 157,000 kms on it. Customer unsure how much oil it is cons...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L lifter noise VIN: YV1T590D4X
car originally came in and we fixed stated items and car left w/no problem. vehicle came back after about 4-5 day with a hoorendious sound from the top end, lifters ? so loud you would swear it was a diesel ! Mil was on and we extracted codes p0332 knocksesor ...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4HP52K1V
Hey guys thanks for all your help. We tried every ideas that you gave us, but we still have not found the solution. When the car comes back were going to take out the converter bolts and see if we still have the running condition. Thanks for all the help. Mi...
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1974 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L hydralic
Sorry for the delay,the customer took the car for the july fourth weekend and did not bring it back untill recently. In the mean time research revealed that his corvette specialist sold him the wrong booster, I proved it to him and told him we must first put t...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2GCEC19V5Y
Finally got this one fixed, and as a few stated I did have 2 problems. As I said before this truck never acted up in my garage so it was very hard to diagnose. I failed to mention (because I forgot it had been a few months) that the fuel pump connector and the...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GNCS13W32
I finally fixed this S10 by back flushing the heater core and also performing an engine flush too. I dont hear any gurgling noise from the heater core anymore! Thanks for all the help Jeff
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L starter & no odometer illumination,no trans select VIN: 1C4GP64L9W
Thanks for all the suggestions. Sent this one to the dealer. Dealer said had 4 of these & try replacing Instrument Cluster & BCM at same time. Will update if customer let's us know if this was the fix or not.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
this vehicle is fixed. it turns out it was the radiator. after reading all of the replies we opted to go ahead and remove the radiator. after we removed the radiator we took it down to our radiator shop. he removed the tank and then it was very evident what wa...
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2005 Chrysler Crossfire SRT-6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1C3AN79N85
Well, have not fixed this car yet, the Chrysler tech rep is suppose to be at the shop tomorrow. Wish me luck! Thanks for all the replies...
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1995 Dodge B1500 5.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B6HBZ1YXS
Thanks to all, The ECM fixed the problem. The vehicle did need the injector cleaning, which I had done at a place that 'rebuilds' them. Anyway, I appreciate all of the replies and hope to be of some assistance to you all in the future... Trouble codes: 27 (Injector 8 Driver).
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L all gauges VIN: 1B3EJ46X1X
Well I'm going to close this for now as the the customer had even came down to attempt to get it to act up and couldn't get it to do it, and decided to take it for now and get back with me next time it acts up. I got responses from Marc, Steve, and Chip who se...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L coolant leak VIN: 1B4HS28NXY
thanks for all replies ,timing cover had hole from cavitation ,replaced with good used cover & fixed problem.thanks again for all who helped .
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.7L oil VIN: 1D7HG38K84
well, it's been 3 thousand miles and still no white goo. but, i've also been driving it more often than before. i can't really say what fixed it. but the important thing is that it is gone and i don't have to worry about it!!! thanks to all who replied and if ...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, bad stumble VIN: 1FBJS31Y6P
Thanks for all the replies. The timing was 4atdc so i set it to 10btdc. That seemed to help till i started it the next day. With the soput out it ran fine till i restarted it, I double checked the timing and it was ok. Jim hit it on the head, the coil had a fu...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L OD light flashes VIN: 2FTZX18WXW
Thanks to all the members who replied. We dicided to run two new wires from the VSS at the transfer case to the PCM and a new ground for the circuit. The problem has not returned up to this point. The customer has been keeping us informed, if the result change...
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66LXW
Thanks for your replies everybody.real quick,the fix was the MAF.Could not see any defect on scope.installed new and watch fuel trims wake and come out play.thanks again. Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1 limit), 174 (lean bank 2).
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L abs/air bag VIN: 1FTYR14UX1
well it's fixed!!! i replaced the modules one at a time and tested each remaining module but could only communicate with the new modules. i had to replace the cruise control unit also. either the radio, which we know has a dead short to ground, or a customer w...
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK63U71
What I found in the rails was heavily presnt in the fuel filter and it looks like its source is from the fuel tank. Customer only wanted the filter changed and lines and rails flushed, also cleaned the inlet side of the injectors. Ran fine after this, no more ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L alternater VIN: 1J4FA49S52
The guys at Identifix convinced me to take the plunge and install another pcm. It fixed it. Pretty bad luck to have a bad pcm with the same problem as the old one.. They suggested replacing the alternater as insurance but it checked fine and the car has been g...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW48554
thanks to everybody for the sugestions. as it turns out this 2004 has the cooling fan regulated by the computer. so according the the dealer who sold me the part based on the vin # and all the suggestions,there must be some sort of cut off date in which the ma...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
Super Star mode worked great! I should have looked at my MODIS options a little more. Thanks guys!
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1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNLM91V8R
The Lincoln is gone. As I stated in my origional post, we are not experienced in Electronic Suspention systems. My main sticking point in all of this was the misconception that the pump should go on even for a short period when ever the car is started. We at o...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W0X
All of the plugs were replaced at the time of the first ciol replacement, along with the boots and springs. I replaced the #1 coil driver wire with a new one, installed used coil, got the same result. Went back through and checked all wiring, all was good. Got... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L 1-2 shift VIN: JM1TA2226S
Client is using car. I donīt know if I will have the chance to fix it. Thansk for the help. Hints I received: -broken second gear band accumulator spring (commom failure) -update separate plate between lower and central valve bodies -bad atf temperatur...
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2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L #4 cyl. VIN: JM1BJ22543
Serveral responses indicated this is not an unusual problem with this Mazda intake system. It appears the screws holding the shutter valve are coming loose and winding up in the combustuion chamber. In this case I suggested the owner call Mazda to see if it is...
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1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4N2DN11W3T
thak you i replace all the lines and the probelm did not fix the problem was w/the ECM installed new OEM ECM no more proble thak you
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L P/Steering Pump VIN: 1G2HX52K4S
Thanks to everyone that responded.I decided to replace the power steering pump again,i replaced the pump with a non variable assist and the noise was gone as soon as i started.I did not figure out the connection with the variable assist valving and the noise,p...
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1981 Porsche 911 3.0L oxy light VIN: 1458793658
thanks for all the replies. the oxy light reset is behind the speedo head, this light will come on every 30 k regardles of a failure, thanks for the help
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: 1G8JW52R9Y
Well, it's fixed! It ended up being a faulty MAF sensor. Thanks especially to Ray from California. Although I should have thought of it myself, he suggested unplugging the MAF and seeing if an immediate improvement was noticed. Indeed there was. I replaced the... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire), P0171 (fuel trim system lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel trim system lean bank 2).
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2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L overdrive VIN: JT3HN87R61
thanks to those who responded, through further testing found voltage and amperage through circuits fine, unplugged electrical harness at trans and drove. manual 1 had first gear, manual 2 had third gear, when shifted to drive no gear change. determined that tr...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Limp-in VIN: YV1LS55A3X
The consensus from replies was to send car to dealer. Before I got replies, we borrowed an Assanmacher scanner. ECM had code for transmission controller problem. TCM had no codes. Checked power and ground to TCM - ok. Sent car to dealer. They found ECM program...
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