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1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D9X
I need a little help with this Audi. Came in with MIL on and a whole list of codes. Cleared codes and road tested. MAF and Lean codes came back. Vehicle would not idle and ran poorly with no power. Tried cleaning MAF and retest with no improvement. Same codes ... Trouble codes: P1557 (Charge pressure positive dev), P1136 (Lean)
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8327V
Downstream and upstream o2 sensors seem to switch at the the same rate on both banks but only bank one code for cat efficiency returns. mil illumination coincides with a slight surge feeling,(reported by cust) Any help would be welcome. Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst code bank 1)
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGH8342Y
I have this 740il that we did a valve job on. It had burnt exhaust valves and smoking bad. We cleaned engine, it had the worst slug I have ever seen in a engine. I ordered the tools to lock the cams and set the cam sensors. The trouble is I keep getting a 034 ...
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1986 Buick Riviera T-Type 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4EZ57BOG
oil light came on. vehicle isnt knocking yet but did have valve train niose. removed sending unit to test pressure with mech guage. 0 psi present. remove gauge and sending unit and crank engine with disabled ig system. oil wouldnt even come out the open hole o...
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6CD53B1M
Hi Cadillac Tecs, This car came in running good, check engine light on. Scan computer, code 048, and code 053. Cleared codes and drove car on 3 mile trips, no problem, no check engine light returned. After car set for about 20 minutes went to restart and would... Trouble codes: 048 (egr problem), 053 (dist. signal interrupted)
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1988 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L prom VIN: 1GBCHR34N4
The Owner Has Put A Used ECM From an truck that had 5.7 and also switch the big prom so that it stayed with the right motor. My Question is that there is also an small chip that is beside the prom that the owner did not change over. Would that small chip be an...
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1988 Chevrolet R10 Suburban Scottsdale 6.2L unsure VIN: 1GKER16C8J
Need some help on this A/C. This particular truck came in with the a/c not cooling. We charged the system and added dye. The a/c didn't blow cold after charging the system. We then found a leak at the a/c compressor (HR6 model). We installed a new compressor, ...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L oil & temp Gauge VIN: 2GBEC19H3S
Customer has been complaining for 6 months that after cranking in the morning and driving for 10 to 15 minutes that the temp and oil gauge goes all the way right, check gauges light comes on and after about 10 seconds it goes back to normal. I have check temp ...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L rear hoses VIN: 1GNFK16R8V
While this may appear to be a stupid question, bear with me. Has anyone out there found any kind of a procedure for removing the rear a/c lines from the evaporator? I'm sure we have all tried various things with little or any success. Every rear a/c equipped v...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T31
If nothing else I would like verification to give to the customer. The light and code are set appro. every 200 to 280 miles or so. I went through the diag. of this code and found everything is within spec. I did find a TSB ( 04-06-04-055 ) regarding vehicles i... Trouble codes: P0446
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L speedometer VIN: 2GCEC19T94
I found the speedo reads 30pmh when stopped, then stays about 30mph over the speed while driving. MIL was on because of evap code; gas cap was loose. I test drove the truck with the scanner plugged in and the mph reading was proper, and the odometer works norm...
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC56FOV
this car was towed in dead went out car started up and ran fine for about a 1\2 hour then died out watched both sensors on our modis with graph cam sensor did seem to have a glitch to it so i replaced the sensor started car ran for about 10min then died replac... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp)
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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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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3C3EL55H9Y
Thank you for your help!!! The vehicle was towed in with a no start. It started but ran very poorly and had a code for lean driveability. The vehicle only had 25 psi fuel pressure and if I power braked the vehicle the pressure would drop off to 15 psi and vehi...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L drive axles VIN: 2C8GF68454
Vechile makes clicking poping noise, turning sharp, low speed, light load (parking lot maneuvering). Installed new LF wheel bearing and rubber coated washers per Chrsler TSB. Further diagnosis indicates noise seems to be from center area where the trans diff a...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Sepentine Belt VIN: IB4GP54R0V
Costumer brought in her van because the belt squealed and would come off when it started raining. First thing was to put a new belt on (Gates) it would stop squealing for about a week then would come back with the same problem. We then replaced the tensioner a...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gauges VIN: 1B4GP44R5V
Came in with no guages, ABS light on. Customer stated they were cutting in and out for a while but finally quit. I looked in archives and don't see this exact problem. Origionally no communication with anything but ECM. Disconnected BCM and got back tranny and...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Instrument cluster VIN: 1B7HC13Y7Y
This one is the boss' son-in-laws truck. He has an intermittent inop cluster. When it is not working, the odometer says "no bus". Scanned for codes and got P1687. Any help would be appreciated.
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Z2Y
customer indicated that dies when hot while driving..odometer goes to a NO-BUS mode..eventually will restart.ive not gotten the van to duplicate the problem.i had a po 443 but i dont think thats any big deal
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start, no scan data VIN: 3D7KU28C74
Good morning, Please read this whole post before replying. This Ram DROVE into our parking lot on a Friday with the complaint of a check engine light on and when I got to it several days later it was a CRANK-NO-START. I tried to look up the code but our scanne...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35F0S
This truck had run out of fuel on the front tank while driving down the road. The front tank has an auxiliary tank in the bed that feeds the front midship tank. The factory fill tube on this tank is the feed from the aux tank. The rear tank was already empty. ...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP42T8S
This is the third time in for this Mustang and I have been able to duplicate the stalling concern 1 time and have not experienced the no start. I have had long crank time after sitting over night but that has only happened once. I did not have a fuel guage on ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cooling system VIN: 1FA2P5353V
please help. this car came from another shop . most of the usuall has been done but the car still overheats. you can hear the hoses boiling but temp needle is below half, fans come on @ between 220f to 240f .with heater on full blast and still boiling I read a...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Remote for door locks VIN: 1FAFP53U4Y
This is my wife's car and one day the remote quit working at all, it wont unlock the doors or unlatch the trunk. I installed a new battery and it still wont work. Mitchell on Demand doesn't supply any information that i can find. I looked though the wiring dia...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U91
Please help, Taurus came in skipping with a misfire code for #2 cyl.Sold plugs and wires , the wire for # 2 was burned in Two pieces. Replaced plugs and wires same thing . The first thing I thought was maybe install error on plug, not so lucky.Tried a new coil...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L torque convertor area VIN: 1FMDU73W92
Vehicle has a noise in the area of the bell housing, it sounds alot like a cracked flywheel, I had pulled transmission and inspected the flywheel and drive plate, no defect was noted so I installed a remanufactured torque converter. Noise was still evident. An...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP36362
Hey there ford masters. I have had this vehicle into the shop a few times in the past two weeks with the same code p0304 misfire cylinder number four. We have replaced the original spark plugs and wires with new from the dealer. We have tested and determined t... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire cylinder number four)
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Left Head VIN: 1FMDU73W92
Reposting from Transmission area. ORIGINAL HELP REQUEST: Vehicle has a noise in the area of the bell housing, it sounds alot like a cracked flywheel, I had pulled transmission and inspected the flywheel and drive plate, no defect was noted so I installed a rem...
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP40492
I have this sick mustang here. When accellerating (hold the pedal to the floor) it cuts out at about 1800 rpms and poors out black smoke. if you unplug the maf sensor it goes away. I have tried a new MAF sensor and checked all the inputs cam, crank, etc. It wi...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 4x4 electrical system VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Vehicle was towed in on wednesday August 2, 2006 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...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX33P43
This truck came in on a hook with a no run and a large oil leak.DID a full scan and came up with a p2285 and a po470. Replaced the oil sending unit for the first code and part of my oil leak.Did the tests for the p0470 and relaced and reprogramed computer.Redi... Trouble codes: P0470 (Exhaust backpressure circuit problem), P2285 (injection pressure sensor low)
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L air bag system VIN: 2FAHP71W75
Customers complaint is that the air bag light is on. It flashes what I would call code 18 on the dash and the code on scan tool is B1884. I am unable to find a code definition or flow charts to diagnose.Any common problems? Thanks in advance
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Harsh surging shifts VIN: 1GTEK19M1W
The customer complains of a weird transmission shifting concern. He said he felt this problem and that he replaced the trans with a used transmission and that the problem is still the same. So I drove it and it really has a different shift. Sometimes all the g...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L exspantion valave VIN: 1HGCD5633T
THE EXSPANTION VALVE SQUEEKS WHEN THE A/C COMPRESSOR IS RUNNING. RPMs INCREASE THE NOISE, FAN SPEED MAKES NO DIFFERENCE. THE NOISE STOPS AS SOON AS THE COMPRESSOR STOPS.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L timing belt VIN: 1HGCG5657W
Hello all, Routine timing belt replacement on this car. Timing belt pegs the tensioner completely and still flops like a dead fish, no tension at all. Young tech disassembled, cant tell me anything for sure. The slide bolt in the tensioner arm was not ins...
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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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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Eng. VIN: JNRDRO9Y81
This is the same as a niss. pathfinder eng. or so i"m told. The cust.drove it in overheating. Yes drove it in. Frist i tryed a therm. Also i changed the oil & filter no water in oil. No smoke from tail pipe Eng. is not skiping. Changed cracked belts. Still Ove...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W21
I need a little help from some Isuzu experts. This vehicle came in with a complaint of cutting out on acceleration. I found that it surges on acceleration intermittently, does not feel like an ignition issue. I am able to duplicate the condition in the shop po...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: KNDJA723XT
this car came from used car lot purchased fron action. other techs from the grapevine,have told me thatthey have replaced fuel pump ,tried another ecm,&replaced coils &plugs. what happens is the car runs perfect has plenty of power,has no ignition miss ,coil o...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L no power VIN: KNDJA72391
Hi Techs, This Kia came to my shop from the dealership and it's driving me crazy. This car has an important lack of power no matter it is cold or hot and as previously mentionned in the history, the dealer replaced both cats thinking it was the problem with n... Trouble codes: P0101
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11E0P
Hi Guys I got this 1993 Lexus LS400 car came in with no power when you accelerate feels like clogged muffler, at idle runs smooth , when you put in drive & takes off there's no power at all, fuel pressure is 35 psi at idle , check timing marks is right on. any...
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L cannot access the pcm VIN: 1L1FM8181W
HELP! This vehicle quit recently and acted like it ran out of gas. After it was towed into our shop, It started right away and then sputtered and quit. I scanned it and came up with a dtc "fuel pump monitor voltage high" Because of this and having 240k , we re...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F4YR12C5W
Intermittent very rough idle - attempts to stall. Have checked all obvious, fuel press ok at 66 psi - solid even when acting up, no codes, no data stands out as way out of spec, no misfire present, tapping on IAC or EGR makes no difference but unplugging MAF i...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22561
I need help from folks familiar with Mazdas. I am looking for the repair terminals for the ECU connector. The terminals look like Ford terminals but unfortunately the Ford ones I have are too big. Does anyone have any information. I have a few terminals rotted...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: CA32A0EA01
84 mercedes benz has an ignition miss inside distrubutor, replace cap, rotor, wires and plugs. very puzzling, just wondering if anyone else has seen this or what maby may fix this.
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBA28004F
Thank you for your time. The owner of this car has had the catalytic converter replaced at least 2 times. He brought the old catalytic converter in for us to examine and he wanted us to determine the cause of the failure. The oxidation portion of the cat is me...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBFA67F9T
Good evening everyone, We have an SL500 (VERY nice car) that came into the shop today with a very large coolant leak. It is leaking from a pipe which attaches to a small hose, which comes off of one of the heater hoses, on one end and makes a 90 degree curve ...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L gear box? VIN: 2MEFM75W1W
Hello everyone, The owner of this vehicle is the 2nd owner and it has driven like this since he bought it. He is not sure of anything done previous to the vehicle. You have to turn the steering wheel to get it back to center, if you try to let it return back b...
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM6537W
vehical was towed in for no start got it in the door and checked spark, fuel pressure,compression, replaced plugs b/c they were wet have rpm referance on scan tool i looked in repair trac on the mac mentor it has a spot that reads about possible broken flexpla... Trouble codes: P1131 (lack of h2os sensor responce lean)
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AX55F6V
Care came in a week ago with p0443. I tested the purge solenoid (above master cylinder, center of 3) and wiring as well as signal. All tested fine. Cleared codes, test drove 2 ten mile trips on separate days with no light. Sent car out explaining all of this. ... Trouble codes: P0443
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y2V
I have this 97 nissan pathfinder here and it keeps throwing out a code p0100 for the maf. After doing all system checks, cleaning grounds, cleaning MAF sensor. I had sent the customer away with light off. Customer returned a week later with mil light back on a... Trouble codes: P0100 (maf sensor circuit malfunction)
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2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L relay VIN: JN1AZ34E23
According to Mitchell and Alldata the fuel door relay is behind center dash at gauge cluster. We have totally disassembled the dash to no aveal. Does anyone know where else they hide the fuel door relay on a 350Z. Thanks for any help. James
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1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3CX52K2S
Hi eveyone, I have spark, fuel and injector pulse. Still no start, does fire in exhaust like retarded timing. Removed O2 to check for plugged exhaust. No help. Disconnected cam sensor, no help. Cam, crank and crank sync look OK to me. Tried known good moduel ...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G3AJ55M95
original diagnosis, found cyl 1 injector was working electrically but was plugged with white ashy substance, in fact the end of the fuel rail where cyl 1 injector sits was packed with this same substance. the location of cyl 1 injector is at the end of the rai...
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1996 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HY52K6T
when hot outside 90 degrees or so and engine temp guage goes to 200 degrees the engine stalls and check engine light flashes. it restarts after a little while and runs okay until the engine get real warm again. only one code - po300 - random cyl misfire. we ca...
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2003 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L abs module VIN: 1GHDT13SX3
hello fellow iatn members i have a 2003 olds bravada with a abs light on and codes co281=stop lamp switch circuit co268=pump motor circuit shorted and c0267=pump motor circuit open my question to you have you come across this before and what should i be lookin...
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2002 Other European DB7 VANTAGE 5935CC Misfire VIN: SCFAB42332
we just did a 30 k service, the car had a misfire in cyclinder 6. we change the spark plugs and we replaced the cyclinder 6 coil pack. put everything back together and cleared the code. ran the car and came up with this code p1409 ( aux emission control ) the ... Trouble codes: P1409 (aux emission control)
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1994 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1PGH54R7RX
Thank You for taking the time to read this lenghtly posting...hank
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1999 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L cooling fans VIN: BVBDNBGET8
hey i have this van and the customer call me and told me the cooling fans were staying on when he turn the van off.It ran the battery down over night,so i went an jumped start it and now the cooling fan wont come on.I am looking for the relay and cant seem to ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L injector pulse VIN: IG2WJ52M5W
i have this grand prix with a no start sometimes. customer has replaced crank sensor twice and now i get it. when no start happens it has spark but no injector pulse. this model has no antitheft that i can find. when scanner hooked up and no crank i have no rp...
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1996 Acura TL 3.2L abs lite VIN: JH4UA3641T
found plug and filled .abs unit was leaking and replaced...thanks
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L power windows VIN: WBAHD6312M
Thanks for all the help. Edward from Pennslyvania mentioned the front fuse on the passenger side fender well having a nearly invisible crack in it. He was dead on. Myself and another tech both overlooked it. Once I removed the two bolts holding it, it was clea...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L engine VIN: WBADD6329V
Hello All,Thanks for the suggestions.It turned out to need a good bleeding of the coolant system.I used my Blue Piont air bleeder(vaccum) to bleed radiator and system,worked great!Thanks Again for all the help!
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1995 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4NV55D9S
thanks for all input, I took a stab at ignition module only because of what I was seeing on lab scope (module signals out to PCM when vehicle died). Removed module (found already replaced with junk aftermarket) Installed OE module, vehicle runs great, Thanks a...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L air bag VIN: 1G4HP54K81
Sorry about the delat in posting the fix. b0100 is the electronic frontal sensor. Steve and Joe gave me detailed explanation of how this system works. Once I had that and the other help from the other responders I was able to figure it out pretty quickly. It w...
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1988 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L compressor VIN: 1G6EL1156J
thanks everyone that anwered i got the fans to work change over to old refrigerant substitute and reset compresser and stays on till car is shut off then blows acc fuse every time.till im back thanks
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1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Window Regulator VIN: 1G1AY8788C
I have not done this job yet (and may not do it myself), so I cannot provide any details concerning how it proceeded. I very much appreciate the three replies I received, but did not get all of the information I was looking for (specifically, information on ...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: IGNDT13WOV
Person never camed back to finish diagnostics. Please look at tech mail for some good sugestions.
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L front suspension VIN: 1GNDT13WXW
Hey Guys! I got this rat fixed finally. It was one of those deals where I couldnt have the car for as long as it took, but a little at a time and we finally found it. First, let me say thanks to all the fine folks who responded to my plea. David from NJ said...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L interior VIN: 1GNGK26J1X
Yes there is airflow through the ventilation when cruising. Found out from customer that airflow isnt the problem but hot airflow. Read some tsbs abuot heater controls not doing what they should. Recommended replacing heater control module, but was too much mo...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C8GP64L41
thanks for the help. pcm died and had to install new. sent to dealer to flash. but they stuck it to me for 380.00, at least customer is on his way for vacation. thanks scott
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L cam dowel pin VIN: 1B7KC23C3T
Thanks for the help every one. The dowel was still in place. I fabed up a cover plate for the dowel from a fender washer, Loctited the bolt, and reassembled. The customer can take his trip with piece of mind now.
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46T7V
I'd like to thank everyone that replied, they were good responces. But Duane from Alaska hit it on the money, there was a bad ground from the wiper motor to spice. My ground voltage was 1.15v which is enough to cause problems. After ground was repaired I had ....
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: Y2XG144285
Thank you for all your help. I decided to pull intake gasket to inspect since it was original. Did find gasket on passangers side middle of metal plate that bolts to bottom of intake sticking out the side. Unfortunately did not fix my problem. Reinspected my 0...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L timing VIN: 2B3HD46R3X
we were able to get the timing correct the on the first try. thank you for all your help, this is a very hard enginr to work on and to set timing. it took 3 times the labor on this job than the labor guide calls for. next time i double the estimate or just pas...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HC16X9X
The shop that had brought us this vehicle came and took it back today since I hadn't made any progress with it. I did recieve several replies most suggested a problem with the front O2 sensor sticking at a rich reading or not warming up quickly. Several sugges...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y9X
After several days of trying everything that was suggested, I sent the Durango to the dealer. They had it for 2 more days and thought it was the Central Timing Module. Today found out that didn't work ether. Now they believe it to be a wiring problem and is se...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 2BG4GP4430
This van didn't come back, so I'm not sure just what the fix is. The consensus seemed to be that the expansion valve was probably the cause. Other possibilities included a restriction in the system, or possibly an overcharge of oil. Thanks anyway to those who ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L all guages, odo., compass VIN: 3B7KC23641
For now this one is fixed. I tested the BUS system thoroughly, and the BUS voltage went to 0 volts anytime the PCM was connected. I disconnected all of the 5 volt reference sensors to the PCM (MAP, CKP, CMP, etc.) to make sure something wasn't causing the PCM ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Unknown VIN: 1B7HF16YZ1
Thanks to all that replied! Most replies stated it was was likely time for a rebuild and/or torque converter. One reply stated the check valve in the cooler line should also be replaced. Another stated he thought it was output speed sensor, also mentioned was ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Air Bag Light VIN: 3B7HF12Y01
Received 5 replies, and all of them said clock spring or circuit. Two gave good discriptions of the circuit. We checked all connections and the clockspring and when we reassembled, it worked fine. Thanks to all that replied, Nick
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2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L ABS module VIN: 1B7GL32X72
Brock, your advice was right on the mark. The head mechanic at my local dealer set the pinion factor for me, and all is well. Thanks to everybody for their advice. Dave
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L no power VIN: 1FTCR15X2V
we replaced the maf sensor,sorry to say we recieved a defective one from the shelf, thank you for all your help,it really makes it tough when a new part is bad.
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L temp guage VIN: 1FALP6536W
well after replacing the sending unit again, with a factory ford part and replace the guage unit also with a factory ford part, we got the guage to read what was tollerable. the customer was satisfied so i am satisfied. thank you all. Ron
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTRF27L3X
Got the truck to stall in the bay and was able to test components. I had spark and the fuel pump would continue to run even tho the truck was stalled. Check for injector pulse and had none.PCM was bad. Replaced PCM and the truck is running fine now. Thanks to ...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L engine cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP343XY
The problem was the cooling fan assymbly.The resitors were meled and burned,and one of the fan motors was bad.Replaced fans and problem was solved.Thanks to everyone who replied.
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FMZU64W72
Several folks said to check for a bad coil on # 6. WE did not have a misfire problem it just shut off. One person said to check the ign switch. There were no burned spots on the switch or the connector and a heavy wiggle test did not have any effect on the veh...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L transfer case VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Thanks to those who replied. we gave the truck to ford, and they had a look at it, but turned it back. Their reason was 'we dont want to touch it in case we mess up your work.' Will post again with new help request. Matthew
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP44413
should have listened to my gut on this one, once i saw it was made in china that should have thrown a big red flag, replaced the condensor with a factory ford unit, charged the system and off it went. thanks for all the good replies.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31P35
hi group well its fixed, went over all connectors again with air thought i had cleaned ipc but overlooked that, connector was full of water, cleaned and let sit over night all is fine, would like to say thanks to everyone especially charles you where on the mo... Trouble codes: P2284, P2623.
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1990 Geo Prizm 1.6L Timing Belt VIN: 1Y1SK5465M
Got alot of replies. All were sure that this is a non-interference engine. Thanks to all
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1991 GMC TOPKICK 6.0L runs out of fuel
First of all thanks for the replies they have shed some light on this problem. I have not had a chance to do any work on this vehicle since I looked at it initially. I did receive some very good information on the fuel pump system and the description of operat...
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1990 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Mechanical VIN: JHMBA4167L
thanks for the advice. sorry i have been so long replying i have been on holiday's. a used one was installed and all is well
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Pedal VIN: 1HGCD5533S
I did replace Master cylinder again and customer has been gone for over a week although the other day he called and said the clutch pedal was feeling funny again but has not returned for me to verify thank you all for the help who would of thought that 2 diffe...
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1992 Isuzu NPR 4.5L Shifting VIN: JALB4B1K9N
The consensus of replies seems to direct me to remove the transmission, and look for a band problem. The only thing in common that 2nd gear and 4th have is a common band. Of course I did not want to believe that this was possible, due to a recent overhaul, and...
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1980 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.2L Hesitation VIN: JAVLN4AC31
I would like to thank the five people who took the time to reply. All replies were useful. I was with all your help able to eliminate the fuel delivery system as being the problem. It was the ignition coil. Although it tested fine on the scope. It would interm...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FYI957V
thanks for all the help i got the jeep back in on friday and replaced the o2. they called today and all is good so far thanks again for all the help
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FF48SXY
Thanks to all who replied. Tony [...] have got it on the mark. It is the battery. Even though it is cranking really good it doesn't have enough voltage that goes to the pcm. THe battery was old and it got to much corrosion on the terminals....
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4GW48S01
Sorry for the delay, customer picked up the Jeep do to the fact that they needed the vehicle. Customer did call back and tell me that the Jeep has been doing fine since he picked it up, so apparently we are dealing with an intermittent problem, so the customer...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L reminders VIN: 1LNHM87A12
thanks for all the replies. Someone sent me a detailed owners manual description of how to do it and it finally worked great. dave
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