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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Stall VIN: JH4DA9352M
Hello, This Car stalls coming To A stop,I searched archives and found same problems. The timing belt on this car was wiped We changed it thinking valve timing was off And pcm was trying to compensate.Not the case on This one sounded to easy, Coolant is full....
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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L automatic door locks VIN: JH4KA766XP
the acura doors will not lock after starting the car, selecting drive or reverse or even after driving a few blocks. my understanding is these cars are suppose to lock the doors automatically at some point. the doors will lock with the key or by pressing the l...
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1976 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0L Stall
I am in need of an electrical diagram for the fuel pump circuit. None of my books or Alldata go back this far. Any help would be appreciated. Email or fax [...] Thanks Richard.
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B7Y
Hello Guys, I got this 2000 A6 Audi 2.7 driving me crazy, it came in with engine light on, engine has a little misfire & surge , you feel the mis while you in the car its like the engine is jerking, drives excellent with no problem what so ever, only when its ... Trouble codes: 300 (Random misfire), 301 (Cyl 1 misfire)
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1994 BMW 740i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGD4329R
Hello again we have this BMW that is driving us crazy. It came in running poorly found code for mas air flow sensor replaced sensor and car ran good test drove car and let it sit over night. The next morning went to start it and it took a long crank before it ...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WBAAM5345Y
hello tecs this one came in with after it warms up no up shift and SES LIGHT COMES ON. stays in low i am very limited on info for this one getting ready to recomand replace trans is there anything i should look for or test solinoid etc.. also cust. says after ...
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L cigarette lighter VIN: WBANB33525
Sorry, this is an easy one, but I cannot find it in Alldata. The front cigarette lighter does not work. I think something shorted it out. I can't find the fuse panel. The manual says it is in the luggage compartment. It is not the fuse panel under the hood. Do...
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G4CU54C6K
Got this 4T60E that I rebuilt a year ago..ran fine for 15,000 miles until customer said it began leaking oil out the left axle seal. Customer replaced seal, still leaked. He had it brought to me. I found that it is not shifting out of 1st gear...just 1 and R. ...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L SDM module VIN: 3G5DA03E02
vehicle came in with no AC clutch activation, scan all modules and found BCM comm. fault and no AC apply when demanded, (AC pressures OK)tried to ground AC request at HVAC control, BCM would not turn on compressor. replaced BCM reprogrammed with tech2 AC works...
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1967 Cadillac eldorado 429CID head bolts
need help finding head bolts for this old caddy. believe them to be 13/32 with a 16 thread pitch. can not locate them anywhere. also have torque of 115 ft. lbs. is this correct? any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks.
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1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L transmission VIN: 1G6KS53B0M
thank you in advance for any help with this vehicle. the customer state that when vehicle is at a stop or on initial accell the car will have a bad miss almost like somthing is shuting off and the car will then be in nuetral and the engine will just rev after ...
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1991 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L heater VIN: 2GCEK19K9M
Posting this for a co-worker. Here is HIS email to me: "My truck is making a gurgling sound coming out of the heater box when at running temperature. It gurgles as I slow down at stops and the intensity slows with engine RPM as though it is rushing through a...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54T1P
Check engine light stays on continously. There are several other misc. codes not listed. Most of the history codes are different than the current codes. Cannot clear any of the codes. Most data parameters are fixed with the sensors plugged up or unplugged. TPS... Trouble codes: 43 (esc problem), 53 (voltage high), 23 (iat low), 25 (iat high), 21, 22 (tps low high), 86 (internal ecm problem a/d error)
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L No Start VIN: 1GNDU06DXR
This problem is not constant, only occurs after hot soak, starts and stalls a few times before it keeps running. Starts better with foot on accel slightly.Runs well, most of the time it starts well not. Very hard to get it doing it and pinpoint the problem. th...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13W8S
VEHICLE STARTS FINE COLD, AFTER HOT SOAK OR IF SITTING OUTSIDE WHEN TEMP IS ABOVE 60. Vehicle cranks a while then when it starts idle is rough and missfires for a few seconds. No codes has the following new parts cap,rotor,wires,crank sensor,tps sensor,replace...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22S8S
Hey GM techs. I have this Camaro that has a dead hole on #2 Cyl. Coil and wire are firing. Compression is good. For some reason the computer is shutting down the #2 injector driver. The injector ohms to 12.9 ohms. I haven't tested the other injectors, but it o...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14X6T
been to 2 different shops and here we are. when first started engine is somewhat smooth for about 10 seconds and then it picks up a multiple cylinder missfire. under a load it becomes real bad on cylinders 3,4,and 6.the only code showing up is po300. all tune ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L starting system VIN: 1GCFG29RXW
customer brought vehicle back with intermittent no start,cheked everything previously done by me, no problems found.after putting lots of time into this problem, found out that by moving wires on top of ignition housing van would start fine.so, we replaced ign...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L no 4x4 VIN: 1GCGK2911Z
customer complait is 4x4 doesn't engage. hooked up tech ii, no codes, push button works properly, all positions seems to function ok. vehicle bucks back and forth when turning on cement only in 4x4 as if axles are engaging, but when customer hooks to water wag...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNDT13W0Y
Customer brought the Blazer in complaining that the ABS light comes on intermittently plus when you do a hard brake the brakes get choppy with vibration and sometime after this the pedal will go to the floor and barely stop the vehicle. She took the vehicle to...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J7Y
customer came in with complaint that the car was missing and that the a/c had been repaired at the chevy dealer. when i drove the car with the a/c off the car ran fine with no missing or unusual condition. when i turned on the a/c now the car has a miss that i...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L recirculation door actuator VIN: 3GNGK26U34
Customer complaint not cold enough. Checked pressures, noticed low side would not go below 50 psi (hi side 250) Electric rad fans on hi speed with good flow thru condenser. Scanned HVAC & got B0229 recirc door actuator feedback circuit out of range. Verified r...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Radio VIN: 1GCHK23235
I am have a customer's vehicle and have checked all the usual wiring connections. This client has gone to local Chevy dealer and they could not figure out a solution so it is back in my shop. The problem started when the customer romoved radio from dash to che...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
We have two codes in this beast. The TCM gives a code 12 for battery disconnect. We have monitored all the powers into the TCM pin #'s 8, 11, 15, 16, 17, 56. We also monitored the grounds, pin #'s 53, 57. What we have found is pins #15 will lose its + volts an...
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
Please help!This LHS is kicking my behind. This car came in on a hook with antifreeze in all the cylinders. The customer drove it till it quit. I pulled the heads and sent them out to be checked. They were worped but found no cracks. Resurfaced and replaced. A... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire)
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L overdrive VIN: 1B7GN14XXJ
Customer came to us for intermittent no start condition. The usual plugs, wires, coil, and computer had been replaced. Problem was found to be faulty dist pickup and wrong dist cap(non-vented). Easy fix. During test drive I notice overdrive shift was not happe...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23601
good evening guys and girls, problem is this, very intermittently on a long decel, customer states truck "cuts out". Found very low transfer pump pres. so we did the update.I personally was not able to duplicate the problem but thats nothing new.. 2 days later...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Unknown VIN: 1B7KF23671
the truck was brought in originally for slipping and it was also going back and forth between 3rd and 4th. the only code was a temperature code for the engine. the converter was blue when removed and it was pretty bad inside. the snap ring on the od was broken...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z71
hello guys. i am at a dead end with this one. i have done all i can to it and still dtc p0051 (o2 b2 s1 SHORT TO VOLTAGE) will not go away. i have replaced 02 w/ factory, connector to o2 sensor (COMP. SIDE), and a 2 used pcm. the truck is california regulation... Trouble codes: P0051
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1988 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Starter Solenoid VIN: 1FABP6042J
Starter is staying engaged. You can tap on the starter solenoid and it will stop cranking. The solenoid stays engaged with the battery disconnected, and when the ign switch terminal is disconected. Battery tested ok, and voltage drop in the system (loaded) loo...
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTHF25H7K
This truck must have some type of vacuum leak. Runs very bad at idle and very strong over 2k RPM. It did have a lean code, but I do not know the code. We sprayed about 5 cans of brake cleaner all over the engine looking for leaks. Found none. So I added butane...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L ride control VIN: 3937NKKKIE
hi all, custome came in with rear of car riding low and no lite on on dash for rear suspension. checked wiring diagram and went to fuses. found 30 anp maxi fuse for air ride suspension blown. put a 30 amp breaker in line and it kept popping and reseting witho...
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1993 Ford Festiva GL 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNJPTO5H7P
The engine has run rough since it's install. We determined that the timing was too far advanced. We tried to retard the timing to proper spec, but there was not enough adjustment in the slot in the distributor. We removed the timing cover to verify timing mark...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6R
Good day ford techs, I've got this ranger with a crazy problem. It came in no start found no fuel pressure and pump not running. Found the relay powering up but no power to pump voltage. Replaced relay all was fine. Two days later trucks starts but after sever...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14N1S
this truck came in with lack of power,stumble,cough on accel.we found fuel filter plugged solid,and o2 sensor bad.replaced both and truck ran fine for several days and came back with same symptoms.it will usually only do it after startup and driveaway.it feels... Trouble codes: 171 (system at lean limit), 173 (system at rich limit)
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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L battery VIN: 1FALP47V1T
car will discharge new battery sitting for 3 days with factory security system activated, it has a 1/2 amp current draw at the battery.I have removed all aftermarket accessories and wiring,thought I was on to something,but turned into a dead end.
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Noise VIN: 1FAFP6636X
I am working on this Contour that has a noise I cannot find. The way I've been duplicating the noise is by cranking the whel to the left and accelerating from a stup up the apron ramp in front of the shop. You only need to go 5 or 10 feet, then come to a stop....
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 1FMZU73E2Y
Hello Guys. This one has been camped out in our shop. We have a driveability issue w/no codes. Drive test confirmed, TSB checked. -complaint is: high idle(1260-1300 rpm). Upon cold start up, idle is within spec and climbs to 1260-1300rpm everytime after 5-10mi...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4H567HYT
service light came back on with p1000,p 1408,p 1780 no lvaccum leaks found and what test is this p 1000,i have a GENISIYS BY OTC scanner .any help thanked ahead of time. Trouble codes: P1000, P1408, P1780
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1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L No Communication VIN: 2GTFK29S9S
Help! This truck will not communicate with my Scanner. I am useing the Snapon Modis. It will talk with the ABS, Airbag, and trans, it just will not give me any codes or data. I have installed a new PCM from GM, swapped over the PROM, but no luck. Jumping A & B...
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1990 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA4229L
the car runs good just can not fix code 13. the only thing that i can find is to rplace with known good ECU, need help. Trouble codes: 13 (A problem in the Atmspheric pressure sensor)
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2000 Infiniti Q45 Anniversary Edition 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31A9Y
Please advise. Vehicle has PO1320 code. In the past I have corrected many Nissan/infiniti models with this code by replacing all coil packs. I have found this measure necessary to take care of the problem. I'm a little hesitant to sell my customer 8 coil packs... Trouble codes: 1320 (primary ignition fault)
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L limp home mode VIN: SAJHD1045X
Hi Guys, This car intermittently will go into limp home mode,Jaguar calls it performance restricted. When it first came in,the engine management system had a [...](key transponder failure or o/c,s/c or high resistance).I checked all wiring from key trans...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 3-4 shift inhibited when hot or when under hard lo VIN: SAJDA01C0Y
hello jaguar techs we have a 2000 s type that will shift fine when cold ( unless extreme throttle pressure is applied "wot" )will inhibit 4th gear when it gets up to temp after about 8-10 miles of driving read all posts on valve block failures and 4-3 pre stro...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L a/c hose VIN: S3JSIKK987
Gentleman I'm replacing combo hose from compressor to condenser and low side. This hose slips into another hose I'm trying to figuere out what kind of tool is needed to separate hoses. Please advice I don't do much work on Jaguars but good customer I'm trying ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L intake gasket VIN: 1J4GZ8Y2VC
Are there any common concerns with this engine and intake gaskets? Any brand gasket better than another?
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Starting VIN: 5LMRU27A2X
This vehicle was brought into the shop from a used car dealer, customers complaint was, when turning steering wheel to the left car would stall. I suggested he just turn to the right but customer was not impressed. We found severely corroded battery terminal a...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A81
car had cyl #2 misfire removed coil covers found oil everywhere replace valve cover gaskets,and tube seals,all spark plugs cyl#2 coil assy, as\nd all remaining coil boots,when done car still has a miss more noticeable when cold but still can feel a slight miss... Trouble codes: P0302
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2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Door Latch VIN: 1YVGF22F72
Right front door will not open on this 626. This reminds me of the early 1990's Honda doors that would not open -- had to destroy the latch to release/open the door, after removing the door panel in the closed position, then replace the latch. When pulling on ...
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2003 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L interior lights VIN: 4F4ZR47E73
truck came in with hard start in morning tested battery fail replace with new customer came back aprox 1 week later saying that interior lights are blinking very fast i check voltage at battery was 15.2 at 1500 rpm replace alternator with napa reman retested s...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Mechanical VIN: WDBBA45A4B
help m.benz techs!! customer complained of a rattle noise from engine when started cold- we confirmed a loose timing chain and worn gears- all rails looked ok- customer opted for just the driver side cam gear which was worn the worse. we walked a new chain thr...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBJF20F7T
Hello, This car is very intermidate along with perdictable. This car has been at the dealer for 4 months. They say it is fuel and have repaired and or replace lines and even sent the injection pump out for rebuild.. None of this has helped.. Intermitant... T...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D4V
Thanks in advance. this car has a intermittantno start. looked at car and could not duplicate problem. test starter and had high amp draw and looked in fix database and came up with inhibitor switch. Replaced both and thought all was well but customer called a...
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2001 Nissan PRIMERA 2500CC No Acceleration VIN: WRP12-0002
Vehicle came in with a no acceleration and engine check light on. Pulled codes and found a PO172 System too rich bank 1. We have checked the mass airflow sensor, the bank 1 o2 sensor, checked the exhaust for leaks and have check the o2 sensor wiring back to t... Trouble codes: P0172
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D61
check engine light on. runs rough when first cold start. slight hesitation. p0171 and p0174. o2 sensors seem to be working properly slightly low from lean condition. no apperant vacuum leaks. fuel trim is +115 short term both banks and +125 long term both bank... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system too lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel system too lean bank 2)
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6DD-26S8
THOUGHT this one would be easy; but no luck yet. Towed In, Cranks, But No Start; Vehicle In Very Good Condition, & Looks Well Maintained; Check Over: Nothing Obvous; Scan For Codes With SnapOn Modis: NO Codes Stored; Check Live Data While Cranking:Injecto...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L daytime lights VIN: 1N6BA07B66
customer has just purchased this vehicle from the states and it requires daytime running lights for canada. local dealer tells him that it can't be done. anyone out there got any idea if this is a issue or not
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3HN52K7S
This vehicle is running rough and surging at an idle. This all started after the vehicle came in with a no start. The engine had been overheated due to the upper intake manifold had been damaged by the stove pipe causing coolant to leak into the engine and in ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GHDT13W2Y
This vehicle belongs to one of my oldest customers so I am attempting to do whatever it takes to get this taken care of. The complaint is intermittentaly after the vehicle gets warm (operating temp) it will have an extremely harsh shift from 1st to 2nd. This d...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L engine VIN: 1G3GR62H71
Transmission was overhauled by transmission shop for shifting problems. Vehicle has a vibration at around 1500 rpm +/- 200 rpm. Customer claims that the vibration was not present before the transmission problems. The vibration feels similar to a misfire. The b...
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1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Battery draw VIN: ZARBC57OXJ
Well I got this one fixed about five hours after I posted the help request. I had narrowed it down to the power window cicuit but could not find anything in the power window. I finally found the problem in the passive restraint seatbelts. Frank from New Jersey...
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L brake light on VIN: WBAGG8349Y
I appreciate all nine replies I got on this BMW. All of you suggested to replace the brake pad sensors. I had to wait for the vehicle to come back but finally replaced the sensors and problem solved. Again, thank you for your help.
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L neutrals at stop VIN: 2G4WS52M5X
hello all and thanx for the help. we tried a few things and did some tests and found we what we figured was a leak. either a oring or seal. after reading all the tachhelp decided the best bet was to replace with a rebuilt unit. it went out the door and has bee...
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1986 Cadillac DeVille Touring 4.1L Stall, RUNS FOR 2 SECONDS VIN: 1G6CD6984G
Customer declined further testing. I realised after posting, this car didn't have theft deterrent. I saw a set of keys with the pellet that made me consider this. Anyway, I strongly feel the computer is the issue. Trouble codes: 53 (missing ignition signal).
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L kEYLESS VIN: 1GYEK13R1X
Finally fixed this thing. Tried one more BCM, and after install acted like the others, but after a few attempts it did go into reprogram mode. Programmed both transmitters and all works as it should. I'm not convinced I had two bad brand new BCM's before this ...
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L starting VIN: 1GYEK13R1X
Thanks to everyone who replied to this request. The vehicle is not fixed yet, but it is because the customer has not authorized the repair. There are multiple problems with the steering column that if all were repaired, it exceeds the price of replacing the co...
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2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y02
Ok, techs,this isn't a fix but I will tell you what transpired. According to Identifix, the KOEO fuel pressure is 41-47 and KOER pressure should be 3-10 lbs less. Most all replies agreed that there was probably a restriction in the return line. I reinstalled t... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L power light motor VIN: 1G1YY0785G
Thanks for the help. After opening up the motor I found that the wiring had worn through and had shorted the power to close the light. I repaired the wiring and the motor now works proper. With the stripped gears it is still slipping at times so I've ordered n...
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L temp gage VIN: 1G1YY2183J
Thanks to all who replied. Most everyone said it was somewhat normal. We did replace the radiator cap(thanks to Butch for reminding us of the basics)as it was only holding 13 psi. That seemed to delay the temp time considerably and it maxed out at 128 deg. We ...
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1991 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GNDM19Z0M
As I stated in my request for help, when I disconnected the timing connector the van idled fine. Many of the members who responded thought it was a distributor problem, and were correct. We removed the distributor from our 1991 S-10 service truck and installed...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCCS1447R
thanks every one to give me all the info,egr did kill the engine when it was pulled up, o2 was working fine, the problem was with pin in ecm lose and not sending the signal to egr solenoid to apply vacuum to open the egr valve.
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L steering pump VIN: 1GBEB25K2M
Well thanks for all of the responces.We found after extensive checks that the o-ring on the new EVO sensor was on the top groove and when we installed it onto the lower groove, where it should've been, the power steering pump worked like a champ. Thanks again ...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 0574323589
thanks for all the suggestions that led to the fix of the astro van idle problem. evidently the problem was the gap between the crank sensor and the reluctor ring on the crankshaft. we had installed an aftermarket timing cover. replaced that with a oem cover a... Trouble codes: P0131.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Pedal, Master cylinder VIN: 2GCEK19T1Y
Finally have this one on the road again with the ability o stop in a reasonable distance. After having a GM dealer bleed with a Tech2 and still having the same exact problem, we took everything mechanical apart. All working except the valve that the abs module...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY78G13
I tested every turbo component I reasonably could (solenoids, sensors, hoses, wastegate, surge valve, etc.) and all checked OK. I drove it a few times and had no problem, customer drove it home and had no problem. Within a week, though, the problem recurred, w... Trouble codes: P1188 (TIP sensor performance/).
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Radio VIN: KLAVA6922Y
Thanks tech's. The code 3718 submitted by Jose worked. Everything is great. Thanks 'all' for the help. Sincerely, Pat
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L ABS motor VIN: 1B4GK54R5N
A few replies I recived told me this was normal for 92 and 93 Caravans. There were other replies that told me there was life time warranty on some parts of the ABS system. Customer went to dealer for warranty. The problem with the door ajar lite was the driv...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out, STARtS AND DIES VIN: 1GB7GL23X0
It was the computer after all. Sorry for the long wait but the customer did not know if he wanted to fix it? anyway it was fried, the tranny 12 volt relay was also fried as well as the raido, he for sure hooked up the battery backwards. thanks to all who helpe...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1D4GP44R43
Sorry about the delay, but I wanted to be sure it is fixxed! Thank you for all the replies.. I indeed fixed it by cleaning the throttle. I guess i missed it when I did the tune up (I usually clean them). That may be a blessing because now I know how they respo...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L fan relay module VIN: 1FACPS2U7N
Sorry it has taken so long to reply, i wanted to ensure the vehicle was not coming back so whatever i posted would be an absolute fix, this vehicle only gets driven about 30 miles a month. Unfortunatly electrical issues are my weakest area, i stopped turning w...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6637W
thanks for all the advice, i replaced the timing belt and everything is fine. i didnt get the special tools needed,due to time restraints. but was able to align every thing with a straight edge to keep the cams align,and just made sure crank didnt move. tim
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No Start, VIN: 1FMRU1769X
Thanks for the replys. Most replies were regarding the Anti-Theft system and that's where I keep looking at. Micheal pointed be in the PCM relay directing. After working on it on and off I finaly found the problem, it ended up being in the PCM Power Relay. The... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft Detected - Vehicle Immobilized), U1147 (SCP Invalid or Missing Data for Vehicle Security), U1262 (Missing SCP Message).
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56FXY
Thanks to all of you who responded so quickly to my request. The fix was as easy as you stated. By removing the glow plugs I was able to rotate the engine by hand, then spin by starter. It fired right off and after a couple of run and bleed cycles it was very ...
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1997 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB6154V
Still have original problem. All available flow charts say car should be running, but it's not. Car may have short killing ICM's but it's not showing up. I'll post fix if I ever find it. Chris
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1998 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHVD14N3W
I am going to have to close this without a fix, altough the car is still here. I had 5 replies, two of which suggested either a ground problem at the computer or a bad connection at the fuse box, both of which I checked to no avail. I can jump the fuel pump re...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6046X
thanks to everybody who offered help on this one. the mafs did seem to fix the problem. i will know for sure when my customer gets back from his vacation. hopefully the light stays off. thanks again to everyone. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174 (lean).
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L tire wear VIN: SAJKN6044X
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HELPED WITH THIS ONE, ALL WERE GREAT POINTS. i THINK MARK SAID WHAT WE HAD DONE WHEN THE CLIENT WAS IN. THE CAR NOW HAS A VERY POS CAMBER AND TOE IS 0. CLIENT CAME BACK AND SAID THE CAR RIDES GREAT. WE WILL HAVE TO SEE HOW THE NEXT SET OF...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01DIY
Thanks for the help. The reponses were varied. The suggestions ranged from dirty oil (oil change or low oil was suggested), stretched chain, vvt actuator to replacement of all chains, guides and tensioners. We also tested the vvt solenoids and associated wirin...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4EPX6002
I ran a new wire from the coil to the PCM. Went on a long test drive. No problems. And it has been three days. Thanks to all.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Blend air doors? VIN: IJ8GW58J22
well as everyone had stated, it was the blend doors!! Replaced the heater box with the updated one and now there is heat. Thanks for all the help guys.
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L RKE/Keys VIN: 1J4GW58N04
Hello all, Got a couple replies on this but that was enough, the key issue was pretty straight forward and thanks to Jim and Mark [...] was ready with the SKIM code. The fobs were a little trickier a couple replies said to go to customer preferences which I found ...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: JT8UF11EPO
thank you all for your replies... I sent out cluster to Mikada in california.. they repaired the lighting power supplies.. reinstalled and all is well... Once again I thank you all for your help Mark.
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1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UZ3OC7S
Thank you for all the help. We conclude that their is a problem to where the knock sensors are picking up knock(or some other noise) on accel. Unfortunetly, we had to return the car to the customer, & hope to get it back in the future.
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Accessories VIN: JT8BF28GXY
Tried the sunroof to no avail. Already had checked the cylinder switch. Thanks for everyone's help on this.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6HF10U5Y
Well this ones down the road. A dozen responses are greatly appreciated. Seems there is mixed opinions on whether its best to remove the engine and trans together or just the trans. More on the later so thats the way I went. Time consuming job but not too bad ...
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1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 4.5L Accessories VIN: 1160331210
Thank you as always for the help. the power window relay is in the left hand kick panel behind carpet behind the hood release handle. A new relay restored the windows operation.
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1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1MELM6530V
Well this mercury is back on the road again. Thanks to all who replied. Your help is greatly appreciated. The problem here was a bit of the old saying, 'missed the forrest for the trees', type of affair. The problem turned out to be a mix between the failing...
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: JB3AM44H4R
The customer took back his car. It has been one year since he bought the car till now. The car still only sparks on 2 cyls. But the good news is that one of the replies is from a man that repairs ecm and tcm on imports. He can tell you if you have the correct ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer had installed a K&N intake system. In the kit it came with an adapter for the MAF sensor. Customer had installed the sensor backwards. The sensor didn't have any arrow for airflow direction on the outside. From the outside, the sensor looks like it's ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/multiple misfire detected).
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing chain tensioner VIN: JN1CA21D9S
Thanks to all those that responded to this post. I pulled off the front cover to find that the chain jumped. Unfortunately you cannot see the cam sprockets without cover removal and I did not want to take a chance. Luckily I checked! I realigned the chain and ...
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