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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5648X
Hello, Car came in with ck engine light on as well as TCS light, car runs poorly with obvious misfire occuring at all times. Besides above mentioned codes, the remaining cylinder misfire codes are set, and reset in a short test drive (less than 5 miles) as w... Trouble codes: P0420, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2000 Acura RL Premium 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9664Y
I have this Acura setting only the 1491 lift sensor code. I have noted the posting for EGR on the sight but they all relate to a P0401. The cleaning at the EGR valve port went well with lots of flow and vac. durring the test. The lift sensor works normal but i... Trouble codes: P1491 (EGR lift sensor too low)
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L dome light VIN: WAUEA88D6V
Hello, This car has an intermittent problem with the dome light and door chime going off at different times when driving and the windows not working at times. They also say the voltage meter fluctuates from 12v to 14v. We could duplicate the dome light comin...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Convertor VIN: WAULC68EX2
Hey guys, This car has all the techs in the shop stumped, so hopefully one of you Audi Techs will get this. Car comes in w/ the complaint of a loud noise around 40mph. The noise the customer is complaining about sounds like a sub woofer in a car, like a loud ...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6345Y
This car is really babied, the owner is planning on being buried in it, he tells me that the mil comes on while he is driving in city traffic, but doesn't know exactly when. I am not sure about what is setting the codes, each time I have it in the shop,it does... Trouble codes: 1188 (O2 sensor malfunction), 1189 (O2 sensor malfunction)
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Alternator VIN: WO6VR54R6Y
This Cadillac Catera charging system is causing us trouble. We have replaced the alternator 3 times so far and now it is back in not charging again. We have always used AC Delco reman alternators. This is in about 3 months time. The last one lasted about 5 wee...
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1988 Chevrolet Caprice 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1BN51H5J
Hi Guys, We have a strange one here. We inherited this car after the dealer could not repair it. After a short period of driving the car, it will, under just the right load conditions, give a slight "burst" of spark knock for approx. 1 second, turn on the CEL... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC Voltage Low To ECM)
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY23P6P
Thanks for the help on this one. Vehicle was purchased from car auction. Initially would start but emediatly stall. Now it will not start at all. Now when I test the basics, I get one flash only from spark tester and noid light when you first crank the engine....
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L ac VIN: 1GCCS1949T
Hi, thanks for reading my post. The ac system freezes up. Customer states that after driving down highway for maybe 20 miles the ac will get warm. He stopped and opened hood and low side line from evaporator to accumulator was frozen up solid. after it melted ...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L multiple VIN: 1G1NE52J0X
how come this stuff ends up here?thinking of changing the name to "end of the line auto".well here is the sad story of woe.customer brings car in with abs light on was told that it needed front wheel bearings,did not help so the shop reccomended me(thanks).car...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC12482
engine dies out cold. gets better when warmed up. the evap code is not affecting this issue. the p1171 is because it is running lean. the fuel pressure is normal according to spec. there is no engine running spec. that i can find. fuel pressure appears to be o... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system leak), P1171 (lean condition during power enrichment), P0171 (system lean bank 1)
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L lifters VIN: 1GNF16Z72J
we istalled new gm lifters and did soak them over night before installing.push rod ends all looked good, no bent rods.
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L ABS Module VIN: 1G1ND52F24
Pedal drops when firmly braking from 45-50 mph down -feels like abs is holding pressure and then releasing it- both rear inlet valves are activated when problem occurs- no pump motor running when it happens- does not appear to be a false activation- Braking pe...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IP4GP44ROW
intermediate problem , happens when put into reverse gear real noticable mil light comes on stumble happens and sets codes. this problem also happens in drive but not as noticeable. it might be fine for a while and shows up the next day. fuel pressure stays at... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition a coil code), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0300 (mutiple misfire)
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1234567H9Y
Hello everyone, First I forgot to get the ser# before leaving the shop. The car will not start sometimes after it gets hot, I am having a hard time getting it to act up enough and long enough at a time to ck anything. It has stalled a few times when I would s...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2C8GP64L93
Dear Techs; This van cuts out at around 4000 RPM and sets code P1391; intermittent loss of cam or crank signals. After looking over the wiring and pricing the sensors, I decided the best thing to do is start with a new crank sensor since it is cheap (less than... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of CMP or CKP)
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1954 Dodge coronet 3.8L cylinder VIN: 3466170XXX
hi - am trying to source a power steering assist cylinder seal and bushing kit - local sources and internet searches have proved less than satisfactory. Does anyone know of a source for parts for this old detroit iron? thanks for any assistance you can provide
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1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L starter VIN: JBE3XE74C2
this vehicle had the battery replaced for being dead. customer replaced the battery then the vehicle would not crank. vehicle was towed to our shop. i disconnected the ecu and the vehicle started with no further concerns. the vehicle came back 2 months later w...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
We installed transmission caught crank sensor wires in bell housing. Had to replace crank sensor. after start up had these codes cleared ran fine. customer picked up returned 2 days later with vehicle running bad, missfiring, codes returned can not seem to fin... Trouble codes: P0351 (inj. coil 1 primary circuit), P0208, P0123, P0108
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L timing VIN: 2B3HD46R3X
we are replacing cyl heads and timeing chain on this vehicle. i know these are common problems, i have had them in before but this is the first one we are repairing. my problem is with the timing marks.our diagram from identifix shows the lower crank mark at a...
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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 Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Air Bag Light VIN: 3B7HF12Y01
After column replacement, air bag light goes out and comes right back on and stays on. Scanned system and get DTC Driver Squib Circuit Open. Can't find any information on this problem in the archivies or in Mitchel. Any help appreciated, Nick
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2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L brake lamp switch VIN: 1B3EL46X93
Vehicle came in with check engine lamp on. Found p0703 brake switch performance. first step is to check B+ at brake lamp switch harnes connector. B+ tests ok. next step is to diconnect brake switch and pcm harness connectors. with KOEO voltage of (k29 wt/pk wi...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R55
replaced evap solenoid. natural vent... checked all powers and grounds in circuit in trouble tree still 499 right away Trouble codes: C00DE, 499 (evap system checked power and ground in circuit to solenoid)
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Brakes VIN: 1FDKE30F8S
Greetings fellow techs, Need a little advice on a 1996 Ford E350 Van that is our cities ambulance. Van came in for a brake problem and upon inspection, we discovered a rubbed through metal brake line over the top of the rear axle. After replacing the line and ...
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1997 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.4L overheats VIN: 1FTHE24L4V
This overheating is only after 30-45 min of driving. Sometimes in stop & go driving, but always on a mountain uphill pull. Trying to maintain 60MPH pulling up I-70 mountain, the trans wants to stay in second gear & the temp goes to hot very quick. I drove up a...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Battery Light VIN: 1FTRY18L6Y
This is a PCM controlled Alternator that drops the regulator under WOT, but I am not clear on the RPM relation and why the lite comes on if this is a normal operation. It charges normally the rest of the time. There is also a drop in power after the engine war...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U5Y
Car came in with cam sensor housing making noise we replaced housing and sensor and noise was gone, car ran great about 15 minutes later engine light came on with misfire monitor failure. I know there is a certian way to install the cam sensor housing but i do... Trouble codes: 1309 (Misfire monitor failure)
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5149Y
this problem came about slowly 2 months after tsb repair. We keep having a p0171 & p0174 in this car. very sluggish on excel, knocking on excel after lower intake repair if richen up smooths out. the data of snap-on scanner, ps 6.8 ms idle, 16.0 snap throttle ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0303
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L transfer case VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Vehicle was towed in on wednesday with a transmission not shifting complaint. After a short check, it was determined that the transfer case was stuck between 4x4 and 4x2 modes. In addition the lights on the dash do not operate when the switch is operated. I ha...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L lock sol VIN: 1FMZU73KX2
does anyone know what the actual ohm value is of the transfer case solenoid (lock solenoid)?
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1989 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 6.2L Radiatior VIN: 2GTGK29J7K
I am a Saab Dealer tech, so I don't have a whole lot of experience on these cars. I am helping out a fellow scouter. He has done the work so far and has asked me for advice. I looked over the work he has done and see no problem with the work. He had a small ...
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1998 GMC Safari SL 4.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTDM19WB5
Hi Men, This is a catering van with low mileage. Well maintained. Customer called w/van stalled on freeway? called for tow but customer restarted van and drove in. Next day on road test van stalls just out of parking spot, and is tough restart. Stalls 3 more t...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Compressor VIN: 1HGEJ8244X
Hi Everybody,Trying to help a poor college student and making alot of work for myself. So I opted for a used on this job compressor to get her buy. Before people start giving it to me, I know it isnt the proper procedure, but it all she could afford. Car came ...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KMHJW25F3X
the next day the vehicle came back the trip to work is about 45 kilometers and just before the end of the trip the vehicle would start to pulsate from overdrive to drive eventually it would start to loose power and running real rough however it would not stop ...
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1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L CV Joint + Hub VIN: JACDH58VOP
So I've read the archive posts regarding replacing CV boots on early 90's Troopers. Not encouraging. Any advice for smacking the outer cv joint off of the axle shaft? I'm worried I'm going to pop the inner joint apart. How could I secure/anchor the axle while ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N1X
well this is my sisters truck, and what happens is the truck will stall and then not start for about 10 to 15 minutes, so i let it idle for a couple of hours out back seemed fine then i whent back to check it and it did stall, so i restarted the vehical and it...
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L ride control VIN: 1J4FA49S2Y
This Wrangler has developed a severe shimmy at around 50mph. It is intermittent and seems to be set off by small bumps. Once it starts it can get pretty violent- the steering wheel and body really shakes. You need to slow down to around 35 to get it to stop so...
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L pads VIN: SALJY124XV
Hey Guys!! I have a peculiar complaint regarding this Land Rover after our shop performed a routine front brake job. The vehicle came in with failed brake pads due to wear and scored rotors. We replaced the rotors due to lack of thickness and install new a Wan...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Unknown VIN: SALPV1244X
Hello, I have a 99 Land Rover-Range Rover with a transmission code P0741. Customer states loss of power. Alldata has limited info on this this vehicle to diagnose this code. Has anyone come across this code and knows how to find to the problem. Dose the transm...
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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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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: JM1NB353XX
car has no power,feels like a timing belt 1 tooth off but it is not,idles & starts fine,long term fuel trim shows running rich (smells rich also),we have scoped all parts (tps,crank,cam,maf,ign. coil, ecm,etc) & even replaced with known good parts but still no...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L lines VIN: WDBCA33A8D
This vehicle looks to have been well maintained until we get to the (original) fuel filter/ pump/ accumulator area. The one line connecting these components will be destroyed if I try to disconnect. I have had it sprayed up for three days now- cannot get a han...
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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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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLK74GX2
please help.misfire on all cyl. on driver side. o2 sens. on bank 1 have high volts.bank 2 are low.m.a.f sensor readings are within specs. injectors are working.can clear codes,test drive,first cly #8 misfire then #5,#6,and #7will hit. Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T1Y
Hi Y"ALL!! I need some help on this Mercury Villager van. The wiring for the rear B1S2 sensor was damaged, I have no way of knowing which wire in the Oxy sensor end is. My wiring diagrams only show the vehicle side of the plug. The sensor has 2 white wires on... Trouble codes: P0141
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3A1C34Y8
Well this one has really kicked my tail ! Came in from a used car lot. Plug wires bit me right off so installed plugs /wires/ valve cover gasket for oil in the plug tubes. Car still has a 1390 so I pulled it down to check the T-belt.Off one tooth at the crank.... Trouble codes: 1390 (cam /crank error)
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1999 Mitsubishi Diamante 3.5L right front wheel VIN: 6MMAP37P8X
When you drive at any speed and come to an abrupt stop, but not hard enough to kick in abs. The noise almost sounds like an oversize tire rubbing on fender. I can not find anything loose in the suspension, or anything wrong with the brakes either. Any thing wo...
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1993 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L headgasket VIN: 1N4EB31F4P
hello all tech, this is my wife car 93 nissan sentra 1.6 dohc.i'm in the process of removing the headgasket due to coolant leaks.mitchell does not mention removing timing cover or crank pulley,can this be done per mitchell way?i already removed the 2 cam sproc...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Brake Pads/Rotors VIN: JN8AR05S1T
Customer came in, told that numerous shops have looked at the aggrevating high-pitched noise coming from the front end, on the passenger side. Drove vehicle and could not hear anything, pads and rotors looked good...cleaned brake dust off, made sure the guard ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3NKB51011L
hello everybody and thanks before hand. we have a 2001 nissan sentra that came ino on a hook. the car would start and as soon as it got warm enought out to get off fast idle it would die. we checked iac step it was around 60 to 65 when it was hot and cold. we ...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D73
This Nissan Sentra has check engine light re-occuring. It was reset but came back on, with PO462(fuel level sensor signal low). No obvious problems found. Customer states fuel gauge always seems correct. I appreciate any help! David Trouble codes: P0462
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1N4BA41EX4
hi techs have 2 codes for a/f sensors,voltage to the sensors are good,ground good. salesman took this car home and just barley made it back to shop.it hesitates and stumbles and stalls. the a/f sensors or o2 sensors would they cause this symptom.it feels like... Trouble codes: 1271 (a/f sensor), 1281 (a/f sensor)
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1990 Oldsmobile Toronado 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3EV13C81
Said vehicle will not start after it has been running for more than a few minutes INTERMITENTLY. If you crank the engine after it has been running, 25 percent chance it will start. If while not starting, release the key and try again, it has a 25 percent chanc...
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette GS 3.4L srs VIN: 1GHDU03E3W
Please help! I am posting this for my boss. He got this van from a nursing home because it had a blown engine. This van had alot of handicapp stuff in it and he removed all of it. The problem is that he keeps getting a code b1025 driver deployment loop short t...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start, irratic systems VIN: 1G3GR62CXW
Tach jumps around all the time. Speedometer will start to jump and eventually will peg at 160mph while driving 40mph. when this happens, the a/c cuts out, the rest of the dash gauges go to their rest position, traction control light comes on, and a few other o... Trouble codes: P0603, P1602, P1603, P1604, P1605
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1989 Other GM capri 3.0L No Start VIN: BL3C38CXK9
I hope some one can help me with this boat, it will not start. at time it will back fire, or run for a second. most of the time it has no spark. the boat has a dis waste spark system called delco digital ignition system, tested for triger to coil and found non...
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2003 Peugeot 206 GTI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: VF32CRFNF4
Fellow Techs, WE have this Pug that is giving us grief.The car came in with check engine light on & displaying messages"catalytic convertor fault" and "anti polution fault" on center display.WE have limited scanner access.Two codes in memory for missfire on c...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L battery VIN: 1G2NW52MOV
just to be honest, charging systems and i have never got along. we installed a motor for this customer several months ago. since hot weather she has a problem with her charging system./ after extended drives battery is dead will not crank( sometimes), charge l...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L brake lamp on instrument panel flashes VIN: WAUAC68D21
Thank you for your help, The fix for the brake lamp flashing on the instrument cluster was due to a brake fluid level sensor that had failed during our brake system flush. It did not store any ABS codes, just made the lamp flash. By unplugging the connector ...
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2006 BMW 550i 4.8L Oil Reset VIN: WBANB53536
Thanks to all who replied. The ultimate procedure was provided by Dana [...]. The procedure is simililar to the earlier models except the button was in a different location and the sequence of presses was a bit different. Here is the procedure: Maintenance se...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Starter VIN: 1G4CW5318M
Sorry I was able to close with a fix. We've had the car 3 weeks and have not been able to duplicate the problem. Hard to fix if it won't act up. Most every one suggested the lock cylinder and key. We replaced this two months ago and it made no difference. Had ...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L battery VIN: 1G4GD221XS
It was infact the height sensor causing the problem. It had to be at just the right height to cause the draw, that's why it was so intermittent. Thanks to all those who took the time to respond.
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L headlights VIN: 2G4WS52J01
i moved the harness away from the a/c accumulater, we have not heard from the customer so I assume that mosture from the accumulater was cousing a voltage bleed in the harness
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L theft deterent VIN: 1G6KD52B9S
the alarm system was fine one of the bolts that hold the air bag was not threading in all the way and was keeping the horn relay grounded; thanks for the help
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L air bag VIN: W06VR52R2W
thankyou jaime,bob and terry for your help on this vehicle. i refered the customer to another fellow shop owner who had the tech 2.i just received a call from the shop/customer and he said that clearing the computer cleared the air bag code .
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
the customer wanted to pass smog mainly, but the check engine light would not stay off long enough. so i tweaked with the idle adjustment a little filled the tank with premium gasoline and ran two bottles of upper intake cleaner through a drip bottle and vacuu... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire 3 cylinder).
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ecc VIN: 1GNCS13W3W
I would like to say I fixed this but unfortunately it took our lead tech to solve the problem. While your input was valuable, it was an installation error on my part that caused the misdiagnosis. The actuator was the problem with this vehicle. Different from o...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R8X
Thanks to all for your help specialy to Kent from Fl. and Bob from Mi. I decide to recheck my valve adjustment with engine running(I cut a old valve cover to avoid oil mess) and with my scanner on misfire data while i losing adjusting nut misfire goes away, I ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L won't run monitors VIN: 1GCGC24R0Y
Thanks to those who replied. Took into consideration the the monitors won't run unless vehicle temp is at opperating temp and that closed loop is achieved. I took the Tech 2 and went intothe cng portion of the data scan. Temp was a little slow in rising and cl...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Flywheel ? VIN: 2C4CP74L42
Well the overall majority is leaning to the flywheel. For those that have hung the A/C compressor because of the noise ouch ! My compressor quit pumping. Sometimes it worked and other times it did`nt. The air is good. The way I went to the flywheel area was ch...
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1989 Dodge Ram 50 2.0L rear axles VIN: JB7FL24D9K
Thanks for the help... The replies I recieved did not help so I dropped the rear end off at a local rear end shop. The brake backing plate was on the wrong side of the bearing assy. Next time a local machine shop dissasembles something for me I will have them ...
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1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L OD, rear clutch VIN: 1B7GG23YXR
No check valve was found in the cooler lines. Cooler and lines were flushed. Band adjustments were rechecked and were loose rather than tight. Customer was moving in 5 days and truck was being moved on a transport. I ran out of time, so sent the customer on he...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46ROY
Rplaced cam crank senor with o.e fixed the promblem after three others bad sensor Trouble codes: P1391, P0725.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L no power VIN: 1B7HF13ZX1
COULD NOT REALLY FIND ANY REAL PROBLEM.WE DID PUT A NEW CONVERTOR AND DYNAMAX MUFFLER ON AND THIS DID MAKE A NOTICEABLE DIFFERANCE AND SO IT WOULD,WEATHER A PROBLEM OR NOT.I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THE POWER BUT THE CLIENT IS.WITH THE SCOPE I CHECKED O2S,FUEL PUMP W...
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1982 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZFAAS00BXL
Hi Folks Thank you all very much for your input. I feel kind of foolish for misdiagnosing this car. A lesson learned. The problem turned out to be a faulty ignition module. Again thanks for all the help. Mike
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Battery
thanks to all who took time to respond.after testing with ampmeter found only a 0.01 draw.lessen learned,don't use a test light.
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 2FTHF26F8S
Thanks to all that replied to this sick diesel. Good to know that there is diesel people out there to talk to. First thing done was replaced all the inj. o-rings and found one faulty inj wiring harness. Harness was not burnt just was not making good connecti... Trouble codes: P1211.
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1996 Ford Escort 1.9L cooling fans VIN: BUOBDBUDBC
hey guys it turned out to be the relay that was messed up.Put a new relay and all is well.Thanks again guys for the replies,iatn is the best.
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L rack & pinion VIN: 1FTYR10C3W
First let me Thank Ted,Jon,Russ,Joe,Tom,Joseph,Jay and Russell for taking their valuable time to help out,the majority opinion was air trapped in the system from recent repairs,leaks or by turning the wheels with engine off while on rack for repairs,the other ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55S2Y
when i replaced the upper intake i damaged the pcv elbow causing a vacuum leak. thanks for all the quick responses. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1729Y
well it is finally fixed i ended up pulling the heads and found the exhaust valve gide was worn out causeing the miss fire on #2 kind of weird it did not show up with a vacume test or compresion test. the replies i received said lower intake,headgasket,coil pa... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L steering VIN: 1FTYR14X4Y
Most of the replies indicated that there was air trapped in the system. This indeed was the case. In fact, just after my post for help, the problem got worse and now occurred at a complete stop and was just as bad on left turns as right turns. Based on recom...
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L eng VIN: 1FBSS31S15
Sorry it took so long to close,it took a long time to sort thru all the replys.Out of the many replys only 4. (Thats aveages 1 reply for every 12,500 members)only 1 hit it on the head.Jim [...] from Calfornia.We replaced the throttle body which comes with the...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L codes VIN: 2HGES16641
Thank you guys Found out location of the service connector
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L rear VIN: JA3AH86J01
well Thanks for the replies and next time the customer comes in I will try removing the strut. and checking for areas of contact I will also try to dimple the metal if that doesnt work. Thanks Jason
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FJ78L2K
egr valve was slightly sticking open and rear removed the vacum hose going to it and closed the valve and no problems at this time thanks for everyones help
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ78S2V
sorry it took so long to post the fix. After alot of testing I finally started looking at the new switch that I had installed and found that the drive and 3rd gear in the switch had continuity replaced with another new switch and it was fixed Trouble codes: P0705, 71 (aux 5 volt ref low).
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L tcase poss binds VIN: 1J1G258N7Y
thanks for all your help, the viscous coupler fixed this jeep. i did learn a lot from all the responses..
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT8UF11EXM
well this ones fixed... you see this system is diff than most it has 2 fuel pump relays and a resistor in line and the fuel pump runs on 2 speeds high for starting and low for just about the rest of the time the problem was the fuel pump.it would run with 12 v...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
well hope i'm not jumping the gun but this car appears to be fixed.ty to all who took the time from their busy schedule to help.special thanks go out to a lot of you.esp james from alabama,donald from penn,walter from florida,mike from new hampshire,aaron from...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L shift interlock VIN: WDBGA43E9R
What I found was an interlock cable at the ignition switch/lock cylinder that had come out of its threaded cam actuator. I screwed it back in and voila! Step on the brake pedal and shift it out of park.
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01C11
thanks to aaron and also to william hollimer who identified the code as an alarm system and anti theft code. aaron stated that it was proably due to the incorrect key being used at some time. he also mentioned that it could cause an intermittent ses light. sin... Trouble codes: 1614 (nats system problem).
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51A02
Thanks for the help. I replaced the i.a.c. under warrenty because it was not working as expected or tested. This did not help of course. I sent it back to the dealer for warrenty on the computer. After there diagnoses they wanted to replace the i.a.c. again. w... Trouble codes: 506 (idle lower then expected), 507 (idle higher then expected).
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP52K5Y
Thanks to all who replied regarding the above vehicle. This car has a dual purpose sensor that sends information to both the PCM and the dash mounted temperature gauge. I suppose that since both the gauge and PCM data are incorrect that I must have a ground ci... Trouble codes: P0128.
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1996 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L compressor VIN: JF1GF4858T
thanks to those helpful folks who responded. i replaced the expansion valve ( subaru evaporator assy is easy to remove) and compressor still exhibited problem. because i had installed a used compressor i replaced it with a rebuildt one, flushed the condensor a...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B1X
The owner is taking the vehicle to the VW dealership. I found that none of the wiring diagrams I had from ebahn or mitchell matched this vehicle. Without the proper pin outs it would take more time than the customer had to redraw a diagram for the vehicle. Tha... Trouble codes: P1338 (Cam Position Sensor 1 shorted to power), P1392 (Cam Position Sensor 2 shorted to power).
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHC63B41
Hey guys. This one is finnally fixed. It was the ecm power relay intermittenly loosing power through the relay. I cannot take credit for this fix. I had help from Jim Guarido. I had monitored the ground side of the cam adjuster solenoid and sam that the ecm wa... Trouble codes: P0010 (variable camshaft adjuster circuit).
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: D9X2627203
We advised the customer that the consensus was that this car needed the throttle body replace and that it was under warranty. She took the car back to the dealer, who had just done the software update, only now they told her that what it needed was an addition...
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