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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L rear a/c blower inop VIN: 2HNYD18212
howdy ya'll. what we have here is a used car trade in. it has front and rear air and heat. the customer who traded it in stated that the day before she traded it in, the rear a/c quit blowing air no matter what setting you put it on. she took it to a local gar...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAB348UYE
Euro gurus This v6 audi with 4 heated o2s .bank 1 sensor 2 heater code. heater checked bad, ok no problem. replace 02. still have to check for power and ground to heater. a and b terminals. no problem with battery positive but no ground. checked 02 next to it ...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Overboost VIN: WAUCB88D3V
Hi there, This car sporadically overboosts & throws an overboost code (sorry I lost the code ##). The turbo was done at the dealer about a year ago, all hoses & clamps look good, the boost regulation valve clicks on the output test, the baro reading is right ...
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1994 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G4NV55M7R
good fuel pressure , good fire , no injector pulse. i have rpms on scan tool and have replaced cam senor . i have reflashed computer. thanks for input
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26J8T
Vehicle was towed in by customer. It failed him on the way home. Ignition timing acts like total advance. Will not run even with carb spray. Definitely has injector pulse, fuel pressure, and spark at the plugs. Used engine computer was reflashed and matche...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Body Control Module VIN: 2G1WF55E61
Good evening Techs, We replaced the BCM with a new GM service part. We have a Tech 2 scan tool. We installed new BCM according to Alldata directions. Now the vehicle will not start. The starter does not run when the key is in the start position. Everything wor...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L evaporator
disassemly instruction to change evaporator
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L7T
This car has been in several times with the complaint of no start. It may go a month or more with no problem. When the problem occurs you turn the key on and the dash does not light up. Any time the dash comes alive the van will start. It never gives any probl...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23D1V
hello there fellow tech's. this truck starts hard most of the time extended crank then fire runs rough,blue smoke,for aprox 20 seconds stall then same thing it does this aprox 3 to 4 times then fine till it sits for aprox 1 hr then it does the same thing. scan...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L gauges VIN: 1B4GT44L8W
hello and good morning all who repair chrysler products. i have 5 mid to late 90's chrysler mini vans and intrepids that seem to have the same problem. the instrument clusters go blank and the check engine light comes on with a code indicating that the communi...
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1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Lighting VIN: 2B4GP4532W
Battery went dead and ever since I now have lites on the dash that blink all the time. How do I reprogram with the air buttons?? Thanks in advance
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L battery disconect VIN: 2B3HD46R62
Thankyou for any help Cust. pulled to stop as stoping trans down shifted hard. then he acc. from stop sign ses light on and trans in limp in mode won't shift, dropped car off checked for codes only one code in trans. module for battery disconnect. no ses light...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF14N5K
have changed distibutor module got spark,changed tps sensor now have idle, changed fual filter now have good fuel pressusre .starts up then and idles give gas some times dies or back fires throught intake to filter boggs down ect. was wondering fire order on c...
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1995 Ford Pickup F250 7.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
Sorry no VIN, customer has vehicle. Vehicle runs fine until speedo starts to jump, then vehicle lurches & runs poor. Speed sensor was replace last year for exact same symptoms & ran fine. Pulled cover & check for debris, minimal BUT forgot to check the pulse r...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15Y5S
customer complaint was terrible mileage after a speed sensor repalcement due to inop speedo,and trans flush at another shop,i checked the basics and found nothing out of the ordinary-scope is textbook,fuel and exhaust backpressure within spec,timing set to 10b...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FALP52UXT
Hello All Thanks for taking time to read this post. This 96 Taurus has a 1-2 Shift hard light throttle. 2-3 and 3-4 ok. Installed gauge on EPC pressure port and it runs about 14-20 psi until just before shift and then it goes to 59-60 and will bark the tires...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Hesitation, No Power at all VIN: 1FAFP13PXW
I have this 98 escort that has a very short "15 second" stumble at which time there is no throttle response what so ever. This happens on a cold start. Once engine is warm the problem is gone. I had a fuel pressure guage attached when the problem occured and f...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L alarm VIN: 2FTZX18WXW
we have a customer that complains of his alarm going off intermitantly for no reason. scan & checked for codes none found. we can not get it to happen at the shop but he says time to time it will go off for no reason. any ideads would be great thanks.we though...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L spark knock VIN: 1FDRE14W2Y
cust states developed spark knock after tune up. first installed champion double platinums, then after complaint used autolite iridiums, then used motorcraft o.e. plugs. test drove for 10 miles with no spark knock. then knocked on every accel. egr appears to b...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L spark plug VIN: 1FDAF56S22
i heard there was a kit to fix the bad spark plug hole. on this v10 ford motor
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FDWF36PX4
I work on a small fleet of 2004 f350s with the 6.0 diesel engine. I have one particular truck that is giving me some problems. The problem is that every once in a while it will blow the big turbo line off between the turbo and the intercooler. This setup has a... Trouble codes: P0299, P0478, P2262
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Driver's seat VIN: 1FTPW14554
Calling all Ford Techs. This nightmare belongs to the owner so I want to get it right. His complaint is that the power seat on the driver's side keeps blowing the fuse. It's a newer truck with relatively low mileage and it doesn't see any abuse. Sometimes it b...
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L ac system VIN: 2FMZA57694
this is a night mare van so far all i have done is check pressure low was 45 psi high was 300 psi max ac does not seem to work well blows warm air from drivers side and cool air from pass side i called ford hotline they told me to evacuate and recharge the sys...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 6.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GTEK19S4W
Help GM Techs!!! Have this truck here which will set the code p1216 within a 5 mile drive. Another tech replaced the fuel soleniod driver module, but he did not transfer over the Resistor board over to the new module. He still had the old module, so I did infa... Trouble codes: P1216 (Fuel Solenoid Response Time Too Short)
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7154N
engine replaced skips on #1 the compression is 170 i have noid and spark, replaced engine still skips on # 1 tried know good pcm i even rechecked valve adjust and cam timing all good fuel presure is within specs its eating my lunch please help thanks for readi...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCG2250W
Thank you to all fo any help, My boss got this car from an auction. We did not drive it at first, the car was shipped back on a car carrier. We checked and found that the timing belt had never been replaced and the car had 109,000 + miles on it. We did the bel...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Piston Ring VIN: 2HKRL1859Y
This Honda Odyssey appears to have a bad cylinder. One of the coil packs was melted into the cylinder tube and could not be removed. Pulled head and plug had taken out threads. Machine shop did full valve job and helicoiled the threads for the plug on said cyl...
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L No Start VIN: SAJHV1641J
i am stumped on this one. this is my wifes car. problem is car cranks for extended period when cold. fuel pressure, injector pulse and spark are present during this time. tried decarbonizing several times to lower compression.(200, should be 165) no change. en...
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB12181
Hi, thanks in advance for any help. This Kia was towed in with a crank no start. We have no MIL while key is on or cranking. We have no communication with the PCM and our scan tool. We have no spark at the plugs but we do have power at the coil. We have no inj...
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1995 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L No Start VIN: SALDV3288S
Vehicle sat up a couple months. Vehicle cranks no start. No fuel. Will start if you spray carb cleaner in breather tube. Have no power to fuel pump. Can not locate relay. No relays under driver seat. 2 relays under passenger seat. Wire colors don't match. Iner...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start, no MIL koeo VIN: SALPM164X2
The vehicle came from another shop withn the right front kick panel removed and the inertia switch exposed. Supposedly the customer hit a bump in the road and the vehicle stalled and became a crank no start. I checked the inertia switch and pressed the button...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22202
hey guy need some help with this land rover freelander. the truck is a used car that my buddy just sold. in the proccess of selling it he had his detailer go over it, wash it clean the inside etc. when he was done the truck would not start. fuel pressure is go...
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
1992 lexus sc400 was towed in for stalling and smoking from exhaust, vehicle started and i test drove it for 5-6 miles ck engine light stays on constantly while driving or anytime car is running. intermittantly on test drive car fell on its face very briefly a...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8VK13T9P
This car came in running rough with a customer complaint of excessive fuel consumption (she said she had to fill it twice just to get to the shop!) We brought it in the shop, and it is misfiring on #2 and #6, and it has gasoline pouring out of the exhaust (sev...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L cruise control VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
this vehicle came in with no cruise control at all. found a p1572 code and replaced the brake switch. cruise light would come on after that, but not engage. followed test procedure to check voltage at pcm from switch, had 11.2 volts at pin 40 while depressing ...
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1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L Unknown VIN: JM2UF314XM
91 mazda b2600, a/c conversion to 134a and now the low side is to low and the high side to high and doesnt cool well at all, also the pressures wont equalize after turning off the vehicle, it takes several hours to get close to equal pressures. at idle when fi...
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1994 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L none VIN: JM3LV5224R
All a/c techs we need help. This is our shuttle van (we have two of them) it has front and rear a/c. We have good pressures but cannot get to cool below 60 degrees. We did the same repair on our other van and it blows at 48 degrees at idle. We thought the heat...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L climate control VIN: JM1TA221XS
Duct temp is cold for first 5 minutes, then the the auto light goes out and duct temp gets hot. Turn vehicle off and restart works fine for another five minutes. We installed used auto temp control but problem is still there. Any help would be greatly apprecit...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1YVGF22C7W
The A/C compressor will engage with out switching it on, but the condenser fans don't come on. Refrigerant eventually blows out the pressure relief valve. My Technician was monitoring system voltage. The Voltage was ramping up and down, going from 15V to aroun...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBEA34E9S
Hi group! Car won't accelerate properly, idle and low RPM's are OK. Problem starts when at NOT. Feels like a clogged catalyst. Back pressure checked cat, OK. Swapped air mass with new, same thing. When accelerating with brake on, we sprayed brake clean to see ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJH82F9X
Hi again, This E320 throws a code for skip on #6 intermittently but most often in the morning or during wet weather. It has 2 plugs per cylinder, got tuned up about 6 months ago with dealer parts. I can't get the problem to duplicate using soapy water. The on...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E6Y
Car came in with cylinders 4, 5, 6 catalyst damaging misfires. Will only occur cold and during post start but not when warm. When accelerating from a stop either with light pedal pressure or WOT, check engine light comes on and flashes, engine runs very rough.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfires), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Catalyst damaging misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Catalyst damaging misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6Catalyst damaging misfire)
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W03
Vehicle came into shop with check engine light on, code p0175 and code p0306 present, Engine has rough idle. Compression bank two 160 all cylinders. Replaced no. 6 fuel injector, coil and spark plug. Cleared codes, started engine, ran okay until engine when in... Trouble codes: P0175, P0306
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: 4A3AX35G4V
Posting for another shop. They have rebuilt this motor and replaced the oil pump twice. Oil pressure @ idle in gear is 4 to 8 lbs. Driving down the road, pressure is 30 lbs. They have checked and recheked all tolerances and the motor is completely clean (no tr...
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1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1N6HD16YXS
Vehicle dies when on decel (comming to a stop or slowing down to 5mph). Only happens intermittently (once every 10-15 stops). Restarts easily & runs fine. Checked grounds (ok), MAF is right on at idle but only achieves 3.5 volts on snap throttle, fuel pressure...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Ignition system
When the engine does start it runs great. No problems at all. When it does not start it acts like it is out of time. It will cough or pop thru the intake into the flow meter. We have either replace sensors from the other engine or lab scoped the sensors . We h...
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1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN110VD
Hey, got this Quest from another shop with a few codes in it, P0325, knock sensor, P0120 Tps, P0732 A/T 2nd gear shift malfunction and P0733 3rd gear shift malfunction. Cleared the codes and P0325 comes back when running it in the shop for about 5 minutes but ... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor), P0120 (tps), P0732 (a/t 2nd gear shift malfunction), P0733 (a/t 3rd gear shift malfunction)
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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L exterior lights
headlights come on automatically with vehicle turned off. (day or night) headlamp module has clicking sounds as though a relay is clicking. ignition switch has been replaced and light censors have been replaced as well as a headlamp module. wiring harness has ...
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1L Steering VIN: 1G3NG52M1V
HEY FELLOW TECHS, MY CUTOMER JUST PURCHASED THIS VEHICLE FOR HIS SON AND NOTICED AT TIME THE STEERING EFFORT IS HIGH. MOSTLY WHEN COLD AND LOW SPEEDS ie: BACKING OUT OF THE DRIVEWAY OR IN PARKING LOTS. I ROAD TESTED AND FINALLY EXPERIENCED THE PROBLEM IN THE B...
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2005 Hino 268 7.7L Abs Warning Light VIN: JHBNE8JT75
Is there any guys out there that work on Hinos? I normally am able to find the required info after surfing the net for a while, but I am coming up with nothing. The problem is that the abs warning light is on. It does has a "abs diag" button, and after holding...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L abs light and track light on VIN: 1G2WP52K33
i replaced the abs module because it wouldn't run a motor test and all the information was worng.the mph was 16 and the car was key on engine off.on top of that engine rpm was 8624.it also doesn't read the stop light switch on or off,or the track switch. the o...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E93
Hi guys, i have this 03 pont grand am in the shop and the customers complaint is that they would drive it for about an hour then it would sit for an hour. car would not start, this has happened a few times. i scanned codes, NO CODES. i looked at all the data a...
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1997 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5275V
Hi all you saturn techs, have a tough one here. I am posting this for one of our techs. This saturn has numerous codes, the first time it was in our shop these were the codes.po336,656,732,733,741,744,749,759,[...],1599,1 624. one time car did not start... Trouble codes: P0336, P0656, P0733, P0741, P0744, P0749
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2004 Subaru Outback H6 35th Anniversary Edition 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BH81504
hello thanks in advance for your help.customer brought vehicle in with complaint of hesitation and no acceleration only first take off in morning. check engine light came on so they decided it was time to have it looked at. misfire codes present. have had car... Trouble codes: P301, P0302, P0302, P305
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1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L blinking light VIN: 4T1SV21E4L
After this conversion the air conditioner works great most of the time. The customer says that intermittently the A/C will not blow cold and the light on the A/C switch will blink. I cannot find any information on this Toyota system on our Mitchell database. W...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1GK12E8R
Car will just cut off like switch is turned off will fire back up have replaced crank sensor and computer no effect engine is idiling to high turn on ac and idiling goes down to normal have done volt meter and vaccume checks according to specs. ideas please Trouble codes: P0336
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1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2ZB0252E
Thanks in advance for helping us here. We need to get this car to pass emission test. When the car first came in, it pegged the exhaust analizer on about all readings...We have: Replaced plugs, fuel and air filter. Replaced AFM, Injectors, Coolant temp sensor...
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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Shift indicator VIN: WVWBB81E9T
I need help in diagnosing a Multi-function Transmission Range (TR) switch. Shift indicator on dash will only display reverse and neutral regardless of gear selected and intermittently will display drive when these gears are selected. When it first came in it w...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L no power VIN: 3VWCF21C2X
Alright Volks gurus, got one for yall. Car came in last week complaining no power. Car runs like a dog. Cleaned out the intake and throttle body 2 months ago. The turbo seems ok(can hear it spool up)and disconnected exhaust to check restriction(all good). Chec...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, evap VIN: 3VWTG69M71
Hi everyone, I have a 2001 jetta glx with an intermittent evap leak throwing us a code po442. It was at the dealer 16 times for the same issue, they couldnt fix it so I got it. Smoke tested the entire system, no leaks found, system self-tested several times,... Trouble codes: P0442
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1999 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L steering wheel VIN: 1G4CU5216X
thanks to all who replied. by putting one tire on the ground at a time and spinning the other, i was able to figure out the drivers side was the cause of my heavy vibration. i started out replacing the rotor and removed about half of the shake. i then spent a ...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L cooling fan VIN: W06VR52R9W
ok guys first i would like to thank you guys for your quick responce but the customer never came back for me to finish the job and u guys has some great point but i never had the chance to check them out so i just would like to say thanks verry much
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L electric window VIN: 1G6KD54YX1
I got this one fixed, thanks to Stephen from Florida, and Bill from Ill...2 hidden screws were the hard part, one behind the inside door pull handle and the other behind the door lock knob. once the panel is off, the regulator is a piece of cake. Caddy knew we...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L cruise control VIN: 1G6DM57N73
I believe that I have fixed this vehicle. It appears to have been a bad connection at the base of the steering colum. After checking out the system and ohming up all wires and could not find any problems except the connector under the dash for the steering col...
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L starter VIN: 1G1YY33P7N
Thanks guys for all the replies. I got this one fixed i believe. After spending several hours checking voltage drops, resistence, doing research, making several calls, checking grounds and battery wires, I think, at least here in the shop its fixed. The voltag...
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1995 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L timing VIN: 1GBHK33F7S
After further inspection, the turbo is worn out, very loose, and I think the waste gate is either gone or flapping loose in there. Either way it needs a new turbo. The customer is so happy to just have it running again, he is not too concerned about the lack o...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Thermostat VIN: 1GCC1944T8
Problem was a clogged radiator. 3 replies all said the same thing, the radiator.
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L ABS Module VIN: 1G1YY22G5V
Thanks for all the replies! Lots of good info, however on this particular vehicle the customer didn't want to spend the diagnostic time, and was more excited to just drive it. Hate to give up, but sometimes it's good for your mind. Thanks again everyone!
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L blend door VIN: 1GNDT13W9X
The actuator motor was indeed the problem, the door was working fine. You do not need to remove the dash to replace it either. Just tip out the glove box all the way, remove the vacuum actuator for the distribution door (the one in the way). Remove the two scr...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Engine Temp VIN: 1GBHG31U83
Thanks to all who replied, most said the Radiator was the problem, I was reluctant to replace the radiator and there is no shop within 50 miles of me that could flow test a radiator, so I bit the bullet and replaced it. Problem solved! sometimes you need to go...
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2004 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4V042 6.6L warning lights VIN: 1GBE4V1174
i replaced the stop light switch this solved my problem . thanks for all the help guys .the info on how to check this system really helped.
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2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L cruise control VIN: 1C4GJ44G2Y
customer did not return for further diagnosis. received one reply too replace servo. another shop had already done that.another to get out my lab scope and start watching circuts this was my plan . i wish people could stay one place long enough for proper diag...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L instrument panel VIN: 1B7KF23D6W
i was able to retrieve manufactory codes by depressing speedo reset button and codes 920 and 921 were stored in computer for cluster is not recieving a distance pulse signal and cluster is not recieving a vehicle speed message from pcm.both code in alldata sai...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HD46R42
well this one we had to remove the engine again and found that bearing cap was put on wrong,damaged crankshaft.sent the engine to be rebuilt again.thanks for all the information!
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, Extreme overfueling VIN: 1FTHX26G4J
I replaced the Cannister Purge Valve, since it was stuck open, I also changed oil to eliminate fuel contamination & replaced PCM to improve fuel control. Running with around 100 HCs at idle with .06 COs...fairly smooth the only remaining issue is a fuzzy wide ...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15Y1K
Well, I guess that it is true. You should stick with your gut feeling if everything else checks out OK. It was the injector. I pulled the fuel rail back leaving the injectors hooked to the rail and cranked the ignition over. All clyinders had very similar spra...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDJE37FXS
the gascket cover valve wiring is burn inside .i have change the cover valve gascket and it run very wheel.thanks... Trouble codes: P0279.
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35F0S
I appreciate all the help I had on this one, but I really ended up with mud on my face after it's all over. The problem ended up being restricted tank pickup tubes. Lots of gunk and goo in all three tanks. Problem is we initially misdiagnosed to a bad lift pum...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L engine VIN: 3FALP1134W
Thanks for help.Crankcase breather was cause of whistle when shutting engine off.Whistle/whine that developed later with engine running turned out to be lower timing belt idler pulley.Bearing on pulley failed and pulley was rubbing on oil pump housing.Also,int...
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1998 Ford Contour 2.0L water pump
most have talked about pieces of the OE pump circulating thru the system and attacking the seal on the new pump. i've seen next best thing to mud circulating in some and still, the pump lasts more than a couple of weeks. sometimes years. maintenance is not fir...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU34X4W
I took the upper intake off to see if the injector was getting any pulse at all. It was, so I replace the petrified upper intake gaskets and now the car runs perfect. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306.
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1721Y
This vehicle is fixed. The problem was the computer. We were hesitant on calling it the computer because the local Ford dealership told the customer it was a wiring problem. We retested all the circuits and decided there was nothing we missed and it had to be ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position circuit fault), P1451 (evap vent solenoid circuit fault), P0135 (bank one sensor one heater circuit fault), P0141 (bank one sensor two heater circuit fault), P0155, P0161 (bank two sensor two heater circuit fault).
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Monitor Reset VIN: 1FTWW32SXY
I dont think we fixed this truck so much as it really had no problem as far as how the system works. The customer had stopped by a State facility and had the truck re-inspected to try and avoid a $150 ticket that the local p[olice love to give out around here ...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L front brakes VIN: 1FTNX21S5Y
hello techs,we do the same thing you all have suggested.we found oe ford pads work the best,good smooth cut on the brake rotors using pro cut on car brake lathe,soap and water the rotors,seem to be the best fix,its interesting we all had the same fix.also we f...
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1992 Geo Prizm 1.6L a/c VIN: 1Y1SK5467N
all of the help i recieved was very helpfull. I found the problem to be a broken wire. it was in the harness under the dash by the passenger support bar aparently it was rubbing that bar, The wire color was the pink coming off of the dual pressure switch wich ...
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S6DM58W9Y
thanks to all that have replied,checked out all the things suggested and nothing found so went with the battery disconnect as ronald from virginia recomended. the car has been in customers hands for a couple weeks now with no problems!! to easy huh? i think i ...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L compressor VIN: JHLRD78893
I got several responses saying i had a restriction in the system and to replace the entire a/c system. Before I went that route i decided to try flushing out all the lines again and sure enough there was debris from the compressor in the high side line from th...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY1951V
pcm fixed this jeep.The reason it took so long was cust wanted used unit. He finally found one & booya ses light comes on & jeep runs well. I believe it also had a bad crank sensor, when I measured ohms from new to old sensor numbers were quite different but w...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L car won't start VIN: SALPV1247T
first i would like to thank all u guys fou your help the car was in immobilization mode so i don't have the softwear to fix the problem i decided to send the car to the local dealer so thanks again you guys was a great help and was on the money
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALTY1243Y
this land rover is up and running, but not fixed correctly. by milling the crank sensor stand by about 1/4 inch thus closing the gap between the sensor and the flywheel we now have a signal. only three responses to this one. sensor wires get volvo syndron, whe...
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1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Anniversary 4.6L brake/hydraulic VIN: 1LNLM91VXT
Hi people; Tried all sugg.repairs went through brk lines/steel and hoses were replaced previous,if anything made 20% better,cust would like car back and he will drive,lost on this one.Thanks for all help. Darren.
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM86S71
thanks steve and mark, both of you said to remove wiper cowl and your right, I could see better but still couldn't be sure if it was the lower intake gasket or something else. smoke was coming up all over the length of the center of engine around lower intake.... Trouble codes: 171 (lean).
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1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Harsh shift VIN: IYVGE22C27
Well thanks again. You guys sent me down the right path. I suspected a turbine speed sensor problem and your help confirmed it. I ordered a new sensor. One right from Ford with the part number I was given. Installed it and road tested but there was no change. ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L starting VIN: WDBHA29G3X
new key fixed our problem, eis wasnt reading it so i didnt let us start the car. Our scanners should have talked to the car, but they didnt. thanks for all the help
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1MELM62W3V
We installed a motocraft tpsand the tps voltage went down to .89 volts.The idle the also dropped down to about 900 to 850. The after market tps voltage was to high base idle causing the high rpm. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0121.
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Wish I knew VIN: 1N4BU31F5P
Thanks everybody for all your help. Ronnie finally got this one outta here. This site is a wonderful tool. It goes to show that computers and eyeballin' it don't always work. He decided to go ahead and replace spark plugs even though they 'looked' good to th...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hard start VIN: 9N1CA21D4T
hi Guys Soory it took so long to get back to you all.I recieved nine replies, all very good.I think I let myself get miss lead on this one by the customer and the counter staff.I got so frustrated trying to fix this i missed the basics.i started all over at st... Trouble codes: P0325.
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D61
Finally a fix. Well believe it or not, (and I still find it hard to believe) the problem was the CAM position sensor connector AND! the CKP position sensor coneector. I found the CAM connector to be bad during testing while I was back probing the connector. AS... Trouble codes: P0340 (No Cam Sensor Signal).
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX03E0W
Found that the baro was way off when it set the code.So i relpaced the map sensor and that seems to fix the problem.Thanks for all the replys. Trouble codes: P0401.
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L battery VIN: 1G2NW52MOV
Thanks guys for all your help. Im closing this request with a fix because the customer is driving the vehicle. I got a lot of great replies that really help you to narrow down the problem. I did replace the wire from the alternator to the battery with a 10 gau...
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