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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start, Misfire VIN: JH4KA7670M
Car came into sister shop with intermed no start,rough running issue.Replaced spark plugs,fixed a couple broke vacuum lines.Started up for about 10,11 times before no start issues came back.Car was sent to us to fix being the car and cust are both problem chil...
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1998 Acura CL 3.0L radio VIN: 19UYA2257W
Hi to all; I have a radio brought to me in COdE lockup and with no Acura dealer close by, I need your help to get the 5-digit code. Honda says they cannot access the data. I do not require the procedure, already have that. The Bose CD is Model 39100-SS8-A010, ...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L power windows VIN: WAUAA24B1X
When the car is parked the windows all go down by themselves after it sits a short time whether you use the key or the remote to lock or even if you don't use anything and just let it sit unlocked.
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L door locks
can anyone tell me how to program a key to operate remote security system?
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1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6KE54Y1W
Thanks for your time in reading this. Customer concerns are a stall on decell or at stop lights, he states it usually happens while driving below 40 mph. I have not been able to reproduce the concerns. I initiall replaced the crank sensors and fuel pressure re... Trouble codes: P1599
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1989 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF31W8K
hey guys Ive got an ugly one on my hands.This car came in for an emmission test,after it failed miserably the customer told us it had failed a number of times before and he had been trying to fix it for three months.I found the ecm loose in the glove box with ...
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1990 Chevrolet G10 Sportvan 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GNDG15ZXL
this van is driving us crazy. under accell if falls flat on its face. we tried dropping the exhaust at the manifold thinking the cat was plugged but that was not it. when problem occurs, if we spray choke spray down the tbi unit the van picks right up. we saw ...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L 4th gear/overdrive VIN: 1GCGK29F0P
test tps with all test. sweep test good. cleared trans codes. turn on key & code emediately returns. clear codes & hold throttle open before turning on key computer stays out of limp in mode & can read tps voltage. allow trottle to drop back to idle & computer...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52E6Y
this is a real hair puller. vehicle came in with complaint of no power and no overdrive. we found that the od was working ok, but at the rpm mentioned. it would start to misfire. it had several codes, but the only ones we could reproduce on a regular basis wer... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L engine
Car will not start. It does crank & has no spark. Once in a while it will start
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E42
We have this Venture that is a wheel chair accessible conversion. About once or twice a week after sitting overnight. It will not start. It has good cranking and good spark but, no fuel pressure. Sometimes there will be a code for fuel pump enable circuit. (th...
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2003 Chevrolet Tracker 2.5L Starting VIN: JNNE34KN3W
650 ma.draw always dome lamps go off as designed ,but there is a 650 ma. draw on that circuit...any help in this area would be truly apprecianted,,,thanks in advance doug.
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1997 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L tcc VIN: 2C3HD56FVH
Hi Guys and Gals, This Chrysler has no Tcc lockup and sets a code 38 only. When running the diagnostics it says basically that if the tcc pid does not switch from partial to full and there is no code 24 then replace the torque convertor which is where I am at....
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L air bag light VIN: 2C3HC56F8V
car has air bag light on cust asked to replace clock spring.because its common on these but no fix .scaned but cant comm w/srs mod w/o oem scan tool checked conn at mod looks ok conn at both bags good cant find crash sensors .mitchell says theyre buy the rad b...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Oil cooler fitting VIN: 2CHE66G3XH
Trying to locate a back-ordered fittihg that the cooler line and oil pressure switch attach to. The car has been down for six weeks and the dealer has no clue when the part will show-up. Mopar calls it a "Valve Package, oil cooler pressure control".Part # 0479...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F6T
car is a no start when you try to crank it, it fouls spark plugs. i can plug return fuel line at the fuel pump, it will then hold 65 psi in the rail.
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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3EJ46X1V
First I would like to thank everyone who takes the time to read this post and offer your helpful insight. This Stratus came in with customer complaint of transmission not upshifting on wot. It will upshift at 90% throttle just fine but at wot it will not upshi...
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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVCT20A3P
customer complaint / chugging - lack of power (happened suddenly after coming to a stop sign) note: a year earlyer battery was hooked up backward, result new alternater as well, everthing ok until now. vehicle runs great at idle however if you try to accelera... Trouble codes: 186 (injector pulsewidth higher or maf lower than expected without baro sensor), 181 (fuel system at rich adaptive limit at part throttle system lean bank 1), 172 (lack of ho2s-1 switchs indicating lean bank 1), 171 (fuel system at adaptive limit ho2s-1 unable to switch)
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
Hey there and thanks in advance for the help. I have this truck that seems to have a big appetite for glow plugs. I put in a new set about a year ago(10,000 miles) and all but 2 are bad again. This is my own truck that I just use on the weekends for towing my ...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13P0V
This car has come back again. we call it the grape ape. Anyway, the car came in for a local over. custome told us it may need a tuneup because she runs alittle rough. Looked things over plugs wires fuel pressure etc. things look very good, the rough idle is wh... Trouble codes: 401 (insuffiecient EGR flow), 1408 (excessive EGR flow)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Parasitic draw VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
Hello all, I have a 1997 Explorer which allegedly has a parasitic draw concern. I say alledgedly because I cannot duplicate condition. I measure parasitic draw at 440 mA initially, then goes to sleep after approximatly 50 minutes to 15mA with GEM sleeping a...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L gear 3-4 VIN: 3FALP15P3V
hello techs, i have this 97 escort with numerous codes in . the car starts out in 1rst gear fine and shifts into 2nd gear fine also but instead of going into 3rd it neutrals out instead.the fluid is very dark. i have the 5 codes listed that were in the compute...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6633W
Hi this car came in with check engine light p1131 O2 lean. checked everything i can think of Fuel Pressure at idle is 27 goes to 35 given throttle, Vacuum is 21 inch. Cleaned MAF sensor had known good one tried dint make a difference. The car also hitches like... Trouble codes: P1131 (HO2 Indicates Lean)
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L brake pedal travel VIN: 2FTRX18L8X
We have checked entire brake system and find everything in good condition. The truck stops ok but the pedal goes nearly to the floor with moderate to heavy pressure on it when stopped. Have reviewed the fix data base and found the fix to be a larger bore maste...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U7X
Hi group, I have a puzzler here. Not sure if it goes under dreveability or trans. If you release the brake on this car and just let it roll forward, it will shift to second gear almost immediately and then start to hunt, buck, and change rpm on it’s own. Sympt...
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1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5L rotors VIN: 1FAFP68G8X
hey guys, i,ve got this contour that uses the european brake system, at least on the front. i replaced the front rotors with brenbos and installed a quality pad. when i road test this thing i hear a thump, thump, thump when applying the brakes. let me give you...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF20L4Y
Check enging light on, idles rough, check underhood and notice pcv valve very noisy, pitch off hose, idles good, replace pcv valve, idles good. test drive and notice engine missfire, but if i goose the gas pedal, the missfire tends to go away, if almost feels ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 missffire), P0306 (cylinder 6 missfire), P0307 (cylinder 7 missfire)
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FTRX18L62
Intake manifold leaking at Rt. rear. Coolant will actually squirt out under pressure. Removed manifold and recently replaced gasket, every thing looks OK no cut or pinched gaskets. But manifold is warped, its not warped from bolt hole to bolt hole like you wou...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1GTHK23215
Intermittently CEL comes on and engine looses power. Happened only once since we had it and we cannot duplicate it while in the shop. We think it’s related to TSB 05-06-04-047B but are not sure. We tested the wiring from the control module to the injector and ... Trouble codes: P0207 (Cylinder 7 injector circuit problem), P2146 (Inj Pos Voltage control Circuit Group 1)
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1969 Jaguar XKE Series 2 4.2L Frt. Brakes
Hi Everyone, We are looking for help from the Jaguar guys. This post is under the no VIN category, yet I have a number that is written in the owners repair manual that matches a metal tag on the driver pillar. The number is 1R10224. I doubt this will help, bu...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, STARTS & DIES VIN: 1J4GW48N31
HELP! we have a Jeep Grand Cherokee that will start and die. It is related to the sentry key system. If you turn the key to start the Jeep will start and die 9 out of 10 times. If you hesitate before cranking with just the key on for about 10-20 seconds then t...
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Tranny oil VIN: JT8BF28G4Y
Hello all, I have a question for all you Toyota and Lexus Techs, we just performed a 105k service on a 2000 Lexus ES 300, with tranny oil change, the tranny takes T-IV fluid, by accident we put the new Toyota WS fluid in the vehicle, the fluid looks the same, ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L coolinf fan VIN: 1LNHM87A2Y
this car came in with an overheating code and abs code. we installed a traction/ abs module, flashed it and it works fine, the overheating problem had pump fluid that looked like seltzer water. we put a new fan pump on it it appeared to have a leak. the fan wo...
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1986 Mazda RX-7 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3318G
Hi There, We are experiencing what seems to be a fairly common problem with these cars. Sometimes the car will not start due to being flooded badly. We have seen this occur on these in the winter occasionally, but this car seems to do it quite often, regardle...
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1996 Mazda MPV DX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5229T
This vehicle will consistently set a DTC P1601 after a few days of driving. I have gone through the diagnostic flow chart, which is fairly straight forward and it indicates to replace ECM. I advised the customer based on this result we could replace the ECM, w... Trouble codes: 1601 (ECM - TCM Communication error)
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1412V
when this vehicle first came in code p0420 came up. at that time it was noticed that the manifold was cracked. this was replaced and customer took vehicle home. next time in (300 miles later) p0420 came up. the rear catalytic converter was checked and determin... Trouble codes: P0420
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5236W
Looking for some insight on this mazda. It was towed in as a no start. I found the fuel pressure reg. leaking and the intake was full of fuel. Replaced regulator and checked pressure and volume. Good. It will start and idle slow and rough but the throttle has ...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L glow plugs burned VIN: WDBAB53A4E
I wonder if anybody had similar problem. We did so many glow plugs replacement, but never like in this car. Customer purchased car last year. October'05- replaced all glow plugs (all Bosch [...]), checked timer- ok. February '06 - all glow plugs burned. R...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L engine/trans VIN: WDBJF0WA65
this turbo diesel vibrates through the whole car in reverse while stationary. It's very smooth in drive, park and neutral. All engine mounts and exhaust hangers are intact and dry. loading or unloading in forward then reverse on the lift show little movement o...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBJF65J19
Went ahead and replaced the Starter, but no start. After found there is no signal with starter relay and replaced the whole unit with starter relay assembly. I need help. What to look for next. ONLY WAY TO START THE VEHICLE TO JUMP THE RELAY FROM 85-86 Pins an...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Charge Light
The charge light will flash on this vehicle ONLY while driving or engine RPM is above 1200-1500 and engine is at operating temp. It does not come on when car idles. The interior lights & radio display are also affected. There is technical service buletin from ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L starter kick back VIN: JN1CA2103X
This maxima is driving me nuts. It has a kick back on the starter about every 20th start. Tech line says its losing crank and cam sync. Because of poor ground. I moved ground to starter I installed extra ground cables. I removed all trans bolts and cleaned thr...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52K43
Hello, Car came in with a intermittent check engine light on and a rough idle complaint. When I checked for codes there was no comunication with the ecm. We checked the power and grounds at the data link, (OBD II style), and the continuity to the computer fo...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L ignitio VIN: T7TC775415
hey whats up already this vehicle was running fine the customer replace battery and now the vehicle wont start. it will start and dye out in 3 sec. i check all wiring and everything seems fine. i try hooking up a scanner but it wont reade my scanner. also try...
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1985 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2MX73E5F
looking for exact location of knock sensor. alldata gives a general location. i have searched completely on both sides of the block with no luck! i went to the toyota dealer and asked for help. one of the techs searched the only book he could find with no luck... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor circuit open or shorted)
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
Toyota Techs please help. Car came in with MIL on for Lean condition. We inspected for vacuum leaks and found none. MAF sensor seems to be operating properly. If you open the throttle quickly the engine dies for a second and then picks up speed normally. It a... Trouble codes: P0171
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L load signal VIN: 3VWTD81H6W
car has code 00545 engine trans electrical connection short circuit to ground permenant fault - this code will clear but return immediately when the car is driven - we have checked and cleaned all grounds under battery tray - tested the electrical wiring betwe...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Radio VIN: 3VWDC21V4Y
Can anyone help with the code for this radio? Battery power was lost and the radio is in safe mode. It is one of my regular customers and I would like to help them out. The serial # is [...] Model # 1JM 035 157A Thanks in advance for any help.
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2001 Acura Integra GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC43601
The car has been gone for 3 weeks now. The customer would have definetely called if it recoded! The cannister under the battery had an acid burnt hole in it. The vetronix would fail the test every time; yet not tell me to check the cannister for leaks. (thanks... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap leak canister system).
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1985 Audi 5000 S Turbo 2.2L Unknown VIN: WAUHC0447F
The engine was grossly overfull of oil. Yes, Basics first. I got a lot of very good responese though. Reply 1 of 11 From: Steven from Delaware turbos are a common problem, do not remove the oil supply unless you want to burn out the turbo bearings. clean out...
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L vanos VIN: WBSDE9342Y
We had three replies to this question. Two said if you just remove the solenoid valves nothing bad will happen, the other warned against removing the whole unit without putting it in service position first. We also got a call from a tech in Minnesota who thoug...
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G4CU54C6K
Well, this sick puppy is on the road again. Thanks to all who took the time to respond, and especially to Tony Potter from Connecticut. His wisdom was invaluable in this fix. Tony had me to remove the governor, pull the side cover (after lowering the side fram...
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2001 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L power door locks,windows,mirrors VIN: 1G4CW54K61
Sorry for the late post, the problem was the bcm and the LF door module.After installation and reflashing of the bcm we had communication. After many non productive hours we finally replaced the left front door module also.We just applied logic after doing as ...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L ABS codes VIN: 1G6CD53B7N
Thank You to all that took time to read and replay. When the car came in it had right speed sensor and PMV codes, tested and speed sensor was found to be bad, PMV tested fine, replaced right wheel bearing with speed sensor and tried to clear codes nope. Drove ...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L all upshifts VIN: 1G6KDF2Y8T
Thanks to all who replied. the problem turned out to be bad valve body. i replaced it with one from the dealer and everything worked great. i don't know exactly what failed on the original valve body.
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1994 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GNEK18KOR
Thank you to everyone that dedicated time to help me with this inconvenience. My corrective action was removed and replaced ignition coil. Very simple, and again thank you.
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L cruise control VIN: 1G1ND52M6V
Well guys I followed mitchel over about four times and it led me to replace the CC module/servo. I did with two differant ones, and problem remained. Customer did not want to spend anymore time on it. Thanks anyways for the replies
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L steering box VIN: 1GNDM19W8V
Replaced Sector and problem is gone, valves in sector were found to be stuck
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GCDM19W6X
The customer finally brought the van back to have us go thru it again. As it turns out,it was in fact the TPS. had a portable lab scope and was able to catch it glitching. Thanks to all who tried to help and especially to Kent who got me pointed in the right d...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L pops out intake VIN: 1C4GP64L8V
First of all, thanks to all who replied. Most replies said to check for a weak valve spring or a flat lobe on the cam. One reply said to check temps at the exhaust runners near the head to see one cylinder is running cooler to identify the cylinder that is cau...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Speed Sensor VIN: 1B7HF13Y8W
Thanks again for the quick reponse. Most suggested that there are two speed sensors on chryslers and one said the best way to check the sensor is with a lab scope. No one was willing to give me a value for the sensor except one, which only said to ohm the sens...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF12Y8X
Thank you all for the info you provided. After chasing leaking injector and flooded canister ideas to no avail we finnaly found the problem. The O2 heater circuit did not have enough power to keep the O2 sensors hot. Once we fixed the heater circuit the truck ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L not sure VIN: 1B7KF2366Y
We replaced the flywheel with OEM and got the supplier of the clutch to warranty it(aftermarket clutch). Vehicle drivetrain performs like new now. Thanks to all who replied.
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1B4HS28N4Y
This durango is fixed.Replaced sol pack, transducer.Also replaced plate on the right side of valve body that is proned to warpage.All of the slipping between gears is gone.Happy that this wasnt a internal problem.Have heard these are very durable and dont have...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L erratic shifts VIN: 1FTHX26G3N
thanks to all that replied i found a bad ground at radiator support hopefully that is it, it hasn't acted up for a month now but I am posting it as fixed again thanks for the help
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L fans don't come on till 210 VIN: 1FAFP6531W
This vehicle i believe is fixed or was never in need of repair customer is satisfied that vehicle will be ok and declined reprogram of pcm to change when fans come on. thank iatn members.
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L Odometer VIN: 2FT2F0823X
Hey group, I dont have any specific news. I am going run the old cluster until I can stop the vehicle long enough to send the cluster out and have the odometer repaired. Have a good weekend all.
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L oil pressure VIN: 1FTRX17W1X
Getting real information on this one has been difficult. None of the replies seemed to have actual tests on oil pressure on this engine, although one thought the engine should be replaced “just because”. Not finding real time specs anywhere, and having checked...
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2002 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L alternator VIN: 2FAFP71W12
Hello All, sorry for the delay, We checked the whole circuit and the fix was to install an OEM reman motorcraft alternator. The car has been out for 3 weeks. Thanks for all of your help.
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17W83
Well it seens that this vehicle had the right head pull out for some replacement valve that got stuck because this cars was in an accident and the engine was not started for 10 months. So I decided to take off the front engien covert to check for proper timing... Trouble codes: P0172 (systen too rich b1).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14524
We did get this one going again!! We were rookies on this 3 valve 5.4 with variable cam timing. In my original post My tech left out the fact that the spark plugs broke on removal. This made us have to pull the heads. When reassembling the timing chains my guy...
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2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTN524L55
i finally fixed the missing and code po358 the vehicle had 4 out of 8 coils bad and only showed 358 or #8 primary as bad Trouble codes: P0358.
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1990 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GTDK14K7L
thanks for all the great responses on this many of you were right on (as usual) the rear anti lock valve was the problem.with vehicle stopped, pressure to rear brakes were good.would squirt fluid across rear axle.with the back off the ground and running in gea...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L torque converter clutch circuit VIN: 2HKRL1868X
new transmission fixed the problem. atf was burnt, thanks for the help
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2004 Hummer H2 6.0L rear a/c VIN: 5GRGN23U04
Customer found a compressor kit for the limo. A company in Orlando says that this will fix the problem. When I install the kit, I will post my results in the A/C forum. Thanks to all who helped.
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2000 Isuzu F FVR 7.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4G7M7C133Y
The problem is fixed, after one complete day under testing; truck has show no more symptom. I had only one problem while changing the injection pump and it was because there are two possible ways to syncronize it, and I had to try both because I didnt know wic... Trouble codes: 0226 (Pump no Transfer or P/L operator).
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L no 5 th gear shift VIN: SAJDA01D5Y
special thanks to jason [...] who spent a half hour with me on the phone. the information that the computer is only looking at the duty cycle of the solenoid was very important. it turns out that fingers of the coast clucth that turn the o.d. spag were broken ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis 4.0L alternator VIN: 1J4GZ78SOV
Good morning everybody I finally have this vehicle repaired.David from ohio hit it right on the head.There was a broken wire going from field on the alternator back to the computer.This wire was in the conglomeration of wires running from the alternator fiel...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L condensate drain VIN: IJ4FX58S8W
Aaron advised me that if the evap case had been removed before the the tech could have missed connecting the drain. Ron said that there is a doughnut gasket between the case and firewall that always fails and that it needed replacing. However they needed the v...
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1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FC3521M
Tried a known good ecu and know it works. Pulled apart the old ecu again and found a toshiba stepper motor contorler (mp4501) had a small peice blown out of it, no burn marks or any other problems found. We could not find this part as it is outdated. Put a use... Trouble codes: 12 (Throtle position TPS circut malfuntion), 20 (Oil metering pump OMP position sensor), 27 (Oil Metering Pump stepper motor circut).
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D81
Hello all and thank you to all that replied. I am happy to say that the vehicle is fixed. We performed a drive cycle and made sure all monitors set up as the customer inspection expires this month. I performed an inspection on the vehicle and the customer pick... Trouble codes: P0133 (o2s1b1 air fuel metering), P0153 (o2s1b2 air fuel metering), P0140 (o2s2b1 air fuel metering), P0160 (o2s2b2 air fuel metering).
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L noise VIN: JI24EN571R
first thanks to all who replied;overwhelmingly the concenses was a loose timing belt ,,,adjusted the belt as suggested and noise was gone...thanks again to all iATN rocks.
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1991 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1G2JB54K3M
Thank you all for great responses I feel at home with this community, concesus was bad pickup coil, the fix was complete distributor assembly (used and it looked better than the reman it had in it)...thanks to Tim from Minnesota made the diagnosis simple and J...
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1963 Porsche Model S 1600CC Brake drums
Thank you all for the fast and accurate information!!! I was amazed! We finished the inspection, and found some parts availability thanks to Stu in Sacramento, my first reply. Thanks also to Will,John,Patrick, George,Don,K and M, Bob, Marc, Frank, and Brian. A...
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1996 Saturn SC1 1.9L all shifts VIN: 1G8ZF128XT
Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I ended up buying a used transmission and rebuilding it and problem solved. I did check that the previous transmission was correct for the car.Also the problem with the vss and turbine sensors not reading was my wonderful s...
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1982 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L lifter noise VIN: JT2MA67LOC
im closeing this now the vech has not returned, I suggested a few more miles get put on the car before going any farther but will probley end up puting a plunger or two in the engiene well see thanks for the time adam
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1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B7X
Vehicle has been trouble free at this time. I did transfer over the updated control valves to the new cannister. I wish to thank Jon from N.Y., Neil from my state of OH, Eddie from Virginia for their responses and explanations. No one commented on whether they... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L headlights VIN: 3VWSE29M5Y
Here is what I found, the plugs for both headlamps were slightly melted-and wouldnt you know, VW has a TSB and repair plugs with pigtails. I followed many for you advice and made the ground connection extra HD. I also used the VW lamps and made sure not to tou...
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