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1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L clutch pedal VIN: WBAEB7402E
Hello BMW Techs This car intermittently will loose pressure in the clutch pedal and stay down, but if you pulled it up and pump it, will be ok for awhile until next time it fails, today we replace the clutch slave cylinder , customer picked up the car and came...
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L power windows VIN: WBAHD6312M
Hello Everyone, This BMW has a weird intermittent electrical problem. At times(being a hot or cold engine or day outside) intermittently the car will lose its radio power supply as well as the OBC,Power windows,power seats,power locks, and power mirrors.I hav...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L engine VIN: WBADD6329V
Hello, I have a 97 528I w/2.8dohc that overheats intermitantly while the cust is driving it.No specific distance.We have replaced the therm.,water pump,block tested it,which was ok.There are no leaks.again this is intermitant.Any suggestions?
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2006 BMW 550i 4.8L Oil Reset VIN: WBANB53536
My boss has this BMW with the TV screen informational display in the middle of the dash. I can go through the various display menus and find the oil change interval and see that it is overdue. I can't figure out how to reset the oil service interval. This is a...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K4W
I have been stuck on this one for a while now. I have a code P0446 telling me there is a restriction in the evap vent system. I tried to look back of other help requests but have gotten nowhere. My question is why is the FP sensor always reading pressure. Volt... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap vent solenoid blocked)
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1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L sets ac codes VIN: 1G6CD51559
Came in blown compressor. Installed NEW compressor and accumulator, orifice and retrofitted to 134A 2.5 lb, 8 oz PAG 150. Problem is BCM thinks the pressures are too low and shuts off the compressor. I read the archives and some said that a new PROM for the BC...
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L stability system VIN: 1G6KY5499W
Hi Folks The service stability system flashes on the information center but, there are no codes. Not sure where to go from here.
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1954 Chevrolet Bel Air 235CID shifter VIN: 4106951717
Car is hard to shift and I am not familiar with a 3 speed column shifter can anyone help. Especially hard to shift into first after going through the gears and then stopping.
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L parasitic draw VIN: 2G1WL54TXP
Hello, Vehicle cam in not charging, replaced alternator fixed charging concern but has parasitic draw. Pulled fuses found the 60 amp circuit on right fender was the circuit. Looked in Alldata, faxed Alldata they could not tell me what the 60 amp fuses powered?...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19KXS
This truck came in today and I can already tell that it's going to be a nightmare. You drive it and it runs fine. Then for no reason, it shuts off. Like it lost everything. Then it starts running again. I don't do anything. I'm cruising along at 15 or 35 or 55... Trouble codes: 15 (Engine Coolant Temperature ECT Sensor Circuit High Low Temp.), 34 (Manifold Absolute Pressure MAP Sensor Circuit Low High Vacuum), 35 (Idle Air Control IAC Error), 54 (Fuel Pump Relay Circuit Low Voltage)
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF12T1V
Hello, We have this cavalie that sets the MIL light and ETS light at same time. Po442 code sets. First testing showed leak at fuel cap with smoke machine. Code cleared and sent on it way. Lights came back, rested system. No leaks found with 1psi tester. All s... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap control system small leak detected)
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R8X
Hello guys, this suburban come in for non start by bad fuel pump and by mil on P0300, engine was able to start sometimes, and found misfiring cyl 4 ,plug was fouled by oil by worn valve guides. After install new fuel pump,fuel filter, spark plugs and new head ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Rotors VIN: 1GNFK16R9X
This Suburban has a history of brake induced shimmy, I got it at the end of June with warped front rotors and rear drums, even wear on the friction material. Checked master cylinder and hoses and al suspension componets and proceeded with new premium rotors, p...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L speed sensor VIN: 1GCEK19T4Y
The vehicle had exhibited classic abs brake activation at low speed (under 10mph) customer cleaned front brake abs sensors per bulliten, problem reoccured in a week with code for right front speed sensor(customer not sure of correct code #). Both front wheel s...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1GND52J8Y6
This ones a little strange . One of my techs started working on this and it started out as a classsic ign switch probelm ,anti theft light coming on ect, he replaced the key tumbler and switch ,was good for a few days then acting up again with out the anti the... Trouble codes: P1626 (loss of class 2 data)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23171
This truck originally came in for an erratic fuel gauge.Found a TSB for erratic fuel gauge/no start on alldata.Recommended repair is to replace sending unit.On road test before any repairs were done truck seemed to lack power a couple of times.Just as I got ba... Trouble codes: P094, P380
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L wipers VIN: 2C4GP44311
hi fellow tech's need a chrysler tech for this one.customer states at times while turning on hi beams. wipers will come on also at times turn signals show opposite side illuminated on cluster.i haven't been able to make it happen personally.first thought is mu...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Flywheel ? VIN: 2C4CP74L42
Well this one is mine so this adds to the fun. Anyway...on start up the van makes a banging/ clunk noise that will go away if put in gear. While cranking the clunk can be heard and with the A/C on it is very easy to hear. Turn the a/c off and the noise goes aw...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L lights VIN: 2C3HH46R7X
Hello chrysler guys have a bad one here, This car will turn on the headlights all by itself w/o any action at all, no headlight switch being pulled. They will turn on and off rapidly all by themself and then stay on till batt. is dead.YOu can turn h/switch on ...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y9X
After running awhile this truck will stall and usually not restart till cooled off. I notice when this happens I loose communication on the scanner. Last week I thought it was the computer becaused after it died I cooled off the ECM with shop air and communica...
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2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L compressor VIN: 1B3AJ56U91
Ok, this Stratus intermittanly loses power to the compressor,and i mean once in awhile out of the blue, when it wants to! Ive only had it happen twice for me and was able to verify no power at compressor, swap relay, and look at scanner data verifying evap tem...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L no power VIN: 1B7HF13ZX1
truck seems to run fine under normal to light acceleration.when the foot goes into her the truck moans like exhaust plugged,not enough air or fuel.checked all 3 and convertor you could see thru,vac ok,fuel pressure and volume test ok.also pulled injector on fr...
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1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N6M
this vehicle will run great except when you first start it. the check engine light will come on. the exhaust goes way rich, and seems like the timing gets retarded. it has no power, will barely pull itself. once this truck warms up, it runs great all day. on a... Trouble codes: 512 (keep alive memory failure)
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1991 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L Misfire, Misfire under accel VIN: 1FMDA31U5M
This is a 1991 Ford Aerostar with a 3.0 engine. I am about the sixth person to try to fix this problem. The engine misses under hard acceleration. The fuel pressure is good, stable, no unusual fluctuation. The fuel pressure remains in the 38 to 42 psi range un...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L rear speed sensor VIN: 1FDKE30G4R
We are currently working on a ford E350 van. When the vehicle gets hot the speedometer will stop working and vehicle has a shifting problem. I retrieve a code 452 no speed sensor input. I scanned it on the scanner and I confirmed that there was no speed input ...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMMDU32E6
these codes set immediatly after clearing,as soon as engine starts up,checked misfire data under global obd & found no misfire codes,suspect timing chain,but idle is relativly smooth,some chain noise heard on startup-cold,ltft is high on bank one, contuinity o... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil a primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0352 (ignition coil b primary/sec. malfunction), P0353 (ignition coil c pri./sec. malfunction)
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMZA514OX
Replaced the right front speed sensor and code keeps coming back in history codes .
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55S2Y
thanks in advance for any help, car came in with the mil on.pulled codes p0171, p0174. fuel trim was way out of specs indicating a vacuum leak. replaced upper intake seals and the stft and ltft came back to o%. road tested car and on second trip the mil came b... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L steering VIN: 1FTYR14X4Y
At speeds from 2 to 20 mph, especially on right turns the vehicle will shake through the steering and also can feel in seats. Belt is not slipping, and P/S fluid OK. No shudder exsists on braking. No TSB's apply as far as I can tell. Bearing play is within...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU04161
this car came in with a mil light on, code p1451 evap canister vent solinoid circuit fault. this car has no other codes or drivibility conserns. while this circuit is activated with the scan tool the solenoid clicks and there is 12.4 volts across the connector... Trouble codes: P1451 (evap canister vent solenoid circuit fault)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L door ajar switch VIN: 1FTWW33F2E
The truck came in with the radio working after the key was removed (even after the drivers door was opened) The windows also continued to work and the door locks were inop. After checking codes in the body computer a U1262 cameup and I have no info on this cod...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Extended crank VIN: 1FTWW33P33
Hello all, I have an 03 ford F350 with a 6.0L. The engine oil pressure is low and I have an extended crank. Has anyone seen any issuse internal engine that cause this other than the oil pump? Thanks in advance, Alan
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2003 GMC C7500 6.6L Nothing VIN: 1GDM7D1C53
Can't shut off Oil Maint Light,via Manufacters procedures. Could use help on an easy solution,and procedure.
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1992 Honda Civic EX 1.6L fuel pump noisy VIN: JHMEH9695N
vehicle towed in for no start. installed new fuel pump, noise felt through fuel lines, replaced new pump, fuel pressure right at factory specs, noise still felt through fuel lines.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L air conditioning VIN: 1HGCE660SA
This car will not go below 80 degrees.. We installed a reman compressor did great for 2 months.. had about 32 psi on the low side. Came back was at 40 and would not cool. Bad compressor?? We installed another one.. Same readings, replaced the expansion valve. ...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L coolant fans VIN: JHMCDS63XS
Looking for the location of the coolant fan timer. I have no voltage to the coolant fan sensors. I have looked under the glove box, am I overlooking it?
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1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Fan Blower Motor VIN: JNRAR05Y9W
The Fan Blower motor doesn't work on any speeds. Followed diagnostics as per Alldata...retrieved code #24. So changed the Intake Sensor on the evaporator. Code's gone. Checked all fuses...good. Checked power and ground at Fan Control Amplifier (resistor) and t...
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1980 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.2L Hesitation VIN: JAVLN4AC31
Vehicle will intermittently hesitate from a stop then revive and accelerate fine once cruising. Testing engine on scope revealed no problems. Cannot recreate in the shop. I am suspecting a T.P.S. or Mass Air Flow Sensor problem. However I have no diagnostic in...
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Brake Light VIN: SAJHY1747M
Hello, Thanks for your help. We have searched the archives. We have read every message on "The Brake Light" coming on in the instrument cluster that there is in the iatn message board. This Jaguar - has had it's pressure accumulator changed. And the brake p...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FYI957V
hi i have a jeep that is driving me crazy. the problm is mainly during the first start of the day it cranks and starts fine but after a few minites of running it will star surging it will never die also when doing this when you take off down the road is seams ...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
hi fellow tech's.need some trans help.i personally don't do any trans work here.this was my car and i sold it to a good customer (you know what's coming right)the car drove fine until i stopped using it and was not driven for approx 3 months.shortly after cust...
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1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1TA2214W
Greetings guys! We have one that is somewhat puzzling. It was towed in and we discovered a stripped timing belt. Checked our book to see if it is a interference or freewheeling engine and as luck would have it, it's listed as freewheeling. We proceeded to rep...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Steering VIN: WDBCA39D8G
Hello Mercedes Folks out there, We have this 86 560 SEL with a propensity to get violent front wheel shimmy at speeds over 55mph. We have replaced all except the lower control arm inner bushings and it still does it. The problem is when you start off it is ju...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBA28D5JF
Hello MB Techs This car will not start due to missing overvoltage relay, but overvoltage relay is a 4 pin relay which is no longer supplied and the connector has only 4 holes and will not accept a 7 pole relay. My question is what do you do to use the 7 pin re...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L Hesitation VIN: WDBGB34E3P
This car came in for "no power as soon as the car warms up" according to the customer. We first test drove the car and discovered that within the first 5 min of driving the car lost most of it's power. We brought it back to the shop and put new fuel filters ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L transmission VIN: WDBGA43G0W
hello fellow MB techs. i got this vehicle in my shop which has a loud clunking (rattle)type noise coming from the back of the transmission area. it can be heard (felt) through the tranny pan and also at the rear shaft (frt. of driveline). noise happens only in...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Stepper motor VIN: 2030642R01
Ventilation...blend door stepper motor codes where present when first tested & all related to binding of the blend door.On removing blower box...blend door moved freely. Replaced gear set & stepper motor & re-installed. Clunking from blend door still evident e...
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1986 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MEBP87U7G
This car was driven to the shop by customer. It has no idle but will drive fine other wise . I found a short in the wiring it the IAC motor and replaced the wiring harness. Would still not idle afterwards so I replaced the computer with a used one I had laying...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hard start VIN: 9N1CA21D4T
hi guys I went out and tried to start the car and just like the customer complained I had to give it some throttle before it would start .As I was cranking I noticed the car acted like it had cylinders full of fluid locking it partially.I took it for a road te... Trouble codes: P0325
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D61
Car came in as no start. Opened hood and saw #3 ignition coil melted. Hooked up scanner and no commuincation. Diagnosed defective PCM. Replaced coil and PCM. Now I have communication and fuel pressure, but still no start with P0340 Code. I have checked grounds... Trouble codes: P0340 (No Cam Sensor Signal)
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.4L convertible top VIN: 1G3WT35X9R
This vehicle is owned by a relative.The top will go down normally,but will not go up without assistance.I can see fluid lines behind the pass rear window,but cannot locate any repair info.All data online is no help and there are no local olds dealers around.I ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L radiator VIN: 1GHDX03F8X
Hello! I want to first thank you for any help that I may recieve. I have a 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette. It came in with oil in the cooling system. There was no coolent in the crankcase. I suspected a head gasket, because the owner had the problem before, and it...
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1984 Other European Silver Spur 6.5L No Start VIN: SCAZN42A4E
I have a "failure to proceed" issue with this Roller. The fuel pump relay has power from the fuel pump fuse and the car starts & runs with a jumper. The control side of the relay (85 + 86) has a jumper from the 30 (output) and the other terminal has neither po...
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1985 Other European 308 GTS 3.0L cooling system VIN: ZFFUA13A5F
I have a 1985 308 QV ( a usa model ) with an overheating problem. The temperature gets up to 220 to 250 depending on the temperature outside. Both of the fans are comming on and is turning the right way ( pushing air into the radiator) the fans are comming on ...
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1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46C9T
Hi all need some help on this mopar.Car came in last week cust.said check engine light on & car starts missing real bad then dies.I road tested car,car runs good.Tested for codes & had po351,p1390,p1391.Cust.said it never had timing belt so I started there.Che... Trouble codes: P0351 (1ign. coil primary circuit), P1390 (cam crank timing not correct), P1391 (loss of cmp or ckp signal)
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P4GP45R0T
Customer bought used in '99, issue is it intermittently stalls with no warning but always restarts. Customer replaced PCM from dealer in Wisconsin in'02 with no problems. Late '04 same issue returned, had another shop replace PCM with no problem until early '0...
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1965 Pontiac GTO 6.5L expansion valve VIN: 237275P324
We are working on this beauty and one thing we need to do is replace the expansion valve. I don't think I have ever had to do this before or those brain cells have long left me. The thermal bulb goes back into the wheel well. Do I remove the inner wheel well t...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 3.2L abs VIN: WPOCB2988Y
We have no communication to the ABS control unit and speedo is inop, tried a used unit for no joy, any ideas, thanks
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1998 Saturn SL 1.9L Starting VIN: 1G87F5285W
this vehicle is dumping excessive fuel causing it to flood and not start or rough start. can start when throttle is open. have changed fuel filter/pressure regulator, have checked canister purge solenoid(can't see or smell leak or excessive fuel),have checked ...
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2002 Saturn SL2 1.9L transmission VIN: 1G8ZK52792
this car will drive good until it is warm when it begins to slip in 4th gear. it is as if at cruising speed the car is placed in nuetral momentarily. it will ease back in gear on it's own without any action taken. very seldom does it slam into 4th gear but it ...
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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L voltage drain VIN: 19UUA56873
the drain got traced to the door module, replaced module and drain is gone, draw at 30milli amps.
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L warning light VIN: WAUDA39B9X
sorry folks, It took me a while to get back to you all about this car, customer is not ready to make repairs yet. all 13 people that replied said the same thing , that the abc control unit is bad and fairly simple to replace.Made a call to customer and he said...
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Central locking VIN: WBAHC12000
Hi all, We eliminated each door and the trunk including the feedback switch for each door. The fault still occurred. The interior light worked from each door switch. The other problem was that the CDL would not operate from the passenger's side key switch. The...
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Magnsteer VIN: 1G6EL12Y2V
The customer went to the dealer, where a 'friend' worked, and HE diagnosed it as a bad ebcm- which he replaced for about 1500 dollars. YIKES ! I told him that i thought the pump was at fault, but he went with the controoler instead. Oh well-now he is back with...
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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L brake pedal VIN: 1G6EL12Y1Y
With the new ABS computer in hand, we did one more inspection of just trying to spin the wheels this time there was noticable resistance in left wheel. We took the wheel off and everything looked ok,but when we pulled the caliper off the inside brake pad came ...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L compressor VIN: 1G1NE52J1Y
This was posted by one of my techs who has never used this site and does not do very much diagnostic work. The problem with this car was the high side pressure switch at the right front, near the condenser was bad. The signal voltage on the three wire switch w...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Gauges return to center after removing key within VIN: 1GNEC13T71
Thanks to all that took the time to help...the problem was in the amplifier...i replaced it with a known good one and the total draw is 202 mA when all the modules goto sleep...for some reason this helped the crtsy light relay from getting so hot as well...? g...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19X62
OK the problem was the fuel pump, scoped it and the pattern was very iratic.The check engine light started working most of the time,so not sure what that was about...3 weeks and all is well,Thanks for the ideas.
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L hub VIN: 2C3HE66G3Y
Thanks to everyone who offered their advice. We replaced the bearings and the problem is gone. Thanks again, Russ
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1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Fuel injection VIN: 4B3AU42Y9V
I appreciate the replies.I found that by replacing the crank sensor that it allowed cylinders # 2 & 4 to have injector pulse. The crank sensor did put out good readings and looked pretty good upon visual inspection.I did find that regardless of testing and ins...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L03
First of all sorry this took so long, it's been a while since I could sit down and write this out. After reviewing the replies I received, I tried one of the suggestions of unplugging the crank sensor while the relays were clicking and see if the clicking woul... Trouble codes: P0320 (No Crank Reference signal at PCM), P1389.
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1993 Ford F800 8.3L belt tensioner VIN: 1F0XK84EOP
thank you for all the replies. we ended up cleaning the holes out and used red locktite to hold the factory bolts in. so far no cmplaint from the customer.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L front crank pulley bolt VIN: SFTZF07341
As it turns out,Ford has two designs for the supercharger drive pulley. All the instructions we could find said to remove the center (reverse thread) bolt,this is for SECOND DESIGN. We had a first design. On this one the center bolt stays put,and the 'hub' on ...
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2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 6.8L refilling problem VIN: 1FBS531523
One down and one to go . The back filter on the first van had a mud wasp nest. I had air flow with the line disconnected from the canister side of the tank. So I went section by section till I came across the filter after the canister. Looks like a mud wasp ma...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L air bag VIN: 2HGES16541
thanks for all your help. found out these buckles test just fine but fail when connected to the car. there is a life time warrenty on the buckles so sent the customer to honda for the fix. thanks for all the info. a.j.
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L maint req light VIN: 5FNYF18505
Hi all i just wanted to thank you for all of your great replies i guess that i just wasnt being patient enough in doing the procedure you have to as most stated you push in the trip reset button and hold turn the key on and wait for the bulb check to finish th...
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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35C83
Customer took vehicle in to dealer for reprograming. Thanks for all whom took the time to reply o my post. Best wishes. Trouble codes: P0128.
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S8R
Thanks to all who took time to respond. Time is a crucial commodity. Special thank yous to Ed, TSpina, Todd, and Ron. I truly overthought this one. Vehicle had no communication with two scanners, no CEL (should've included this), and B+ in on pin 3 @ the PCM a...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L pressure high VIN: 1J4GZ58S9W
Fixed - Fan clutch replaced, condensor flushed, compressor & drier replaced. Compressor was starting to make noise / not believed to be causing problem. Looks like it was a cooling problem, Thanks for all the input. JON A few other ideas that were mentioned we...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1J4FF58S01
thanks for all the responses they were all very useful unfortunately vehicle hasnt come back. im going to try dealer belt when it returns although i havent been able to find a belt tension guage that will fit on this jeep im sure the problem lies in the afterm...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L cab
Hi techs , sorry for so long to fix but we were in holiday period so ... now my friend at chrysler dealer told me that i'm supposed to have 12 volt showed on my scanner for reference voltage and all my pin point at the cab were good so we replaced the cab and ...
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JM1NB3536X
thanks to all who replied, thanks to terry from missorri who gave us his phone #. we spent way too much time trying and retrying suggestions so we sent to the dealer, they so much as told me they were guessing on the repair. the replaced the $300 idle air cont... Trouble codes: P0507 (high idle).
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Alternator VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
Well, Mike from Florida gave me the 'fix' which was to overtighten the belt. Nothing else seemed to help and the customer is happy. If you get a problem like this I recommend tightening the belt until there's hardly any deflection between the alternator and wa...
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1996 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: JA3AA26A8T
Hello everyone: This is not afix yet. The car was released with the same condition. The info i received was to check fuel pressure, clean the IAC valve for carbon buildup, check resistance for IAC valve and service the throttle body. I did all except resistanc... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control system malfunction).
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L FT. Differential VIN: JA4NW51S13
Customer stated today, so far so good. I think the best way to diagnose this condition is to tee in on both sides of the actuator diaphragm at front Diff. with two vacuum gauges sitting in passenger seat. When gear ratcheting noise occures I saw the gauge that...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L low cooling VIN: JN1CA21D6S
OK this one seams to be fixed. I replaced the compressor again and flushed the condensor. We were also told to use 1 lb 5 oz. vs the 1 lb 13 oz that my other sources listed as freon requirement. I received a couple as suggestions that the blend door my be out ...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D0V
im sorry its taking so long to reply the customer was on vacation and just brought the car back 8/5.ikept a fuel gauge on for some time and pressure did drop(with the injectors isolated) but as soon as i cycled the key the pressure went up to 45 with good volu...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA3101Y
hey guys i replaced egr valve all is good thank you Trouble codes: P0400.
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Hello all, Sorry it took awhile to post the fix,just wanted to make sure its fixed. Ended up being the PCM. It was a gamble but we had eliminated everything else. NOTE You do have to send this thing to the dealer to have the immobilizer codes downloaded into t... Trouble codes: P0446 (Canister Vent valve).
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1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera LS 2.5L Charging VIN: 1GA3AJ35R5
Thanks for the responses. replaced the alternator power feed , connector and fusable link at starter and now charges at 13.5 volts. thenks Mike P
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1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GHDT13WXX
Thanks to all who replied, many went straight to ignition, and i am sure after seeing my fuel pressure numbers and all, most thought i had that covered completly. Well i guess this system is quite sensitive to pressure, by the next day the truck was running mu...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GN3NL52T5
thanks to all who replied. some suggested wires and grounds. others pointed at igntion switch. 1 suggested replacing tps. the customer has gotten upset with the fact that his diagnoisis of the tcc solonoid did not fix his problem and the car has not returned. Trouble codes: P0122, P0724.
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L door locks VIN: 2P4GP2432W
thanks for everyone who replied to my request.Rick from arizona,Steve from Florida,Philip from Kansas,Michael from New York and Ralph from Alberta pointed to the right direction.I unplugged door lock switch one by one but the problem is still there,i remove th...
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L odometer VIN: 2JB5244172
thanks to joe-jon-randy-paul-emest we have a fix! must be a comon problem,replaced the cluster with a used one and all is well. the bcm stores the mileage so there isnt a reflash required. thanks dale.
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L folding top VIN: WP0CA2982V
After getting the roof top open by loosening the 19mm bolts of the rooftop links where they come out of the transmissions. I was able to see how similar the system is to previous Porsche systems. The car ended up needing both drive cables and 2 links on the dr...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Hard start VIN: YS3DF58N4T
I have FINALLY repaired this hard start. Following recommedations of iATN members I have swapped out the Direct Ignition module with a known good unit (It helps that my wife drives a Saab) and installed a new crank position sensor to no effect. I discovered th...
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1998 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L readiness monitors VIN: JS3TD03V4W
Thanks to all: This drive cycle is just a bear to accomplish. Alex from arizona provided me with a universal drive cycle. The customer downloaded the same u/ drive cycle from the New York State DMV. The customer took the car out on the hightway at 11pm last ni...
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1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L oil pressure VIN: JT3FJ60G9H
Well, we're stumped. We pulled the rocker arm shaft assembly to gain access to the oil galley feeding the rocker shaft, blew out the passages, then cranked the engine. No way for us to hook a gauge to the galley, but oil does spurt approximately 1 1/2 inches a...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L bushings VIN: JT2VK12F7N
hi guys we ended up replacing the 1 rear spindle I could get and i gut 1 new trailing arm and took the bushing out of it and replace it in the spindle I could not get.This suggestion came from a guy from a local body shop who fixes alot of these cars. Thanks t...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L powertrain management VIN: JTEHH20V01
Hello again and thanks to you all for the thoughts... I found the problem right after i posted this request. #1 ignition coil was breaking down and zapping the ecu each time it did so, causing the communication to go down and kill the motor momentarily. It n...
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