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1995 Audi A6 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WAUGA84A1S
we dont have much info on this car and we need to change out the lock cylinder, looks like the column needs to come out to replace, would like to know how to replace, any info would be great. thanks in advance.
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B02
Hello all This engine was replaced new belt did not come on engine. We have the cam and crank tools along with socket to set belt alighnent. Engine runs well but is setting these codes. Cam sensors pass tests, power and ground to sensor plugs, switched sensor ... Trouble codes: P1536, P1060, P1479
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7329V
pre cat o2 replaced codes cleared p1174 returned after 20miles. using obd 2 generic snap on scanner are ther any common problems or where do i begin Trouble codes: P1174
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Brake light warning VIN: WBACD4322W
HI Guys! I admit, I don't know much about BMWs but I was asked to look at a problem concerning the warning display. The console display constantly shows the following message, "Brake light Circuit, see Owners Manual" I have called the dealer and they suggest...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L 4-5 VIN: WBAAM5335X
Fellow Techs, I have a 1999 BMW 328i automatic GM 5 speed with the single oil pan. Customers complaint is that the transmission light would come on and go into fail safe mode, after restart all is well. We checked for fault codes with Autologic and came up wit...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L steering wheel VIN: WBADT43431
Car new to customer,customer new to us. Came in for insp. needed tires,he choose to get tires elsewhere, had a vibration in steering wheel.Car has aftermarket wheels and we rebalance the tires(not our tires), road test, feels good. The customer comes back and ...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Loss of coolant VIN: WBAGG83451
This car has been in and out of our shop for a while now. This is the first time I have had the chance to look at it. Customer is complaining of a loss of coolant of about 1/2 to 3/4 of a gallon every couple of weeks. No visual signs of coolant residue around ...
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1973 Chevrolet CORVETTE 5.7L low pedal VIN: 1Z37J3S408
we need help (ideas). have vehicle with a low brake pedal. have checked for leaks, master cyl bypassing (blocked off master), pinched off brake hoses, checked wheel bearing play, free play on master apply rod, replaced proportioning valve, pressure and vac. bl...
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1995 Chevrolet P-30 5.7L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GDJP32K5S
I believe the magnet in the distributor may be causing the problem either weak or broken as stated before the pickup coil ohmed out good with no interuption when wiggled I have good spark from the coil just nothing coming out to the plugs
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L speedometer VIN: 2G1WL52M8S
95 chevy lumina car speedometer and odometer doesnt work, but i have vss on scanner. flow charts show to check for pulse on dk green wire (volts going below 2 volts and above 4 volts with wheels being turned). i have about 5 to six volts on the wire as needed ...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 2GCEK19K5S
installed new drums shoes and wheel cyls adjusted brakes and replaced master cyl with new after-market bleed system according to shop-key with power bleeder. pedal still go's to floor truck pulls to left when stopping hard. install rem calipers and all 3 rubbe...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK197V1
I was asked to look at this truck,another shop installed the engine, couldnt get it running right, I guess I cant either, Its a Goodwrench engine. Ive lost the crank error code, truck tries to start, but its like timing is slow I cant receive any timing sp... Trouble codes: P1345 (CKP Error)
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDT13W8W
i had a blazer towed in for no start and no check engine light that someone had replaced engine and couldn't get to run.found pcm fuse blown-replaced ad cel ok and here is where fun began.had code po336(crank sensor).found new pigtail and new sensor.removed se...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF55E41
Hello fellows, Hope you can help. I think I have a faulty BCM on this car. After letting this car sit for a couple hours, sometimes over night, it won't start. No starter signal at all. Also, no interior lights such as dome lights. If we open the front door an...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29U41
I need some direction on this one. Customer complained of check engine light coming on and flashing on the highway. code P0300 was set. The missfire history showed cyl #1 & 6 as missfiring. I cleared the code and road tested on local streets and no code was se... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC24U13
This thing is cursed. Its got a completely random misfire. sometimes there's none at all then the next start it will miss like crazy on any random cylinders. the computer seems to respond different everytime i perform a ckp variation relearn. it will barely ru... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEC19V13
Hey guys. This truck was brought in last week with a bad alternator. We fixed the alternator and sent it out. The customer called later to say that it was still dying at idle, which of course they had not said before. I checked the codes, the only code was a U... Trouble codes: U1300 (class 2 shorted to ground)
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S94
Vehicle has been here 3 times for same codes. First time we sent customer to Dealer for reprogram. Replaced [...] next two times. Fuel pressure is 47 psi(ok per shopkey). Was told by OEM parts dept that this eng does not have a PCV valve. Is anyone else ha... Trouble codes: P0131, P1133, P0171, P0172
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GCEK14Z35
Has any of you run across this problem, I remember reading something about it in a trade mag. but we cannot find it now. This truck is slow to fill with fuel, it will take about a 1/2 hour to fill. when we first started working on this problem, it had a MIL w/...
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1973 Chrysler New Yorker 7.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: CS23T31517
Hello all, Have this classic with an electric choke problem. Someone has replaced the original carb with an Edelbrock and now we are fine tuning... We have no power at the choke coil, the supply voltage travels thru a resistor bolted to the intake at the rear....
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4C3AU52N6T
vehile has a slight miss or banging at idle and in gear. feel a slight banging in the steering wheel when stopped, but customer complained about intermittent stalling when crusing. i could not duplicate that problem. i tried a used distributor, but cannot be 1...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L No Start, no crank VIN: 1C4GT64L5X
Hey guys, I have this 1999 town & country that has shown up on the hook 3 times.The first time it was a no crank/no start with a no response from pcm code,I replaced the pcm with a chrysler reman and all was well.Two weeks later one of our guys tows it in agai...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lights VIN: 1B7K23C8TJ
Customer complaint of park and dash lights staying on with light switch and ignition switch off. Verified. Has 2 trailer plugs, and no wires touching. Unplugged head light switch and dash lights stay on. Can turn park lights off with the reastat control on the...
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1996 Dodge Neon Sport 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES67C4T
Hello; Thanks in-advance for looking into my current situation. Subject is one '96 Dodge Neon. Used car traded-in at dealership. car was "driven" in. Went through the rigourous detail process, Made it to the Line, then pushed back, won't run. Basic engine mech...
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1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU42N2W
i think this may need a computer. if i read right the pcm controls the injectors on thre ground side of the pcm and voltage is supplied to the injectors via the main/asd relay which it has during cranking. if i run this in card cleaner in the throttle body i s...
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1977 Fiat 124 Spider 1.8L Thermostatic switch VIN: 124CS10121
Thanks in advance for your help. I have a fiat spider, It has no power to the points. This signal is received from the Ignition mode relay. There is no signal to the relay trigger from the Thermostatic switch. I've been on top and bottom of this and I cannot f...
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1991 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP54Y9M
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for help during my week of nightmares. I had this SHO towed in for a no start. It cranks but has no fire or injector pulse. The customer had a used engine put in it by another shop. He then drove it for 4 days and it stall...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF15N4R
this truck runs rough intermitantly have looked at it twice now and im at a loss have checked the harness at the pip no problems found checked the 02 sensor harness for a chafed wire npf this truck almost dies at an idle then rpm comes right back up and truck ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Brakes VIN: 1FTHF26G1S
I bled all lines and got no air from the lines I got good volume of fluid from the bleder screws. I found the left rear brake to have worn out the shoes slightly more than the right and the left also had a broken return spring. I replaced the rear shoes and al...
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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Heater Core VIN: IFALPI5J0S
Vehicle is Uncles car. Radiator was leaking so was swapped out for new modine unit. Unc complained of no heat after the summer temps dropped and he started having to use the heater. I checked, coolant level fine, no loss of coolant. Changed T-stat (195 degree)...
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L lock up VIN: 1FMDU34XXZ
Need transmission help,problem occurs only when vehicule is hot,running for about 20 minutes and speed over 65 mph.Lock up will kick off,o/d light flash and stays that way for about 20 minutes with harsh downshift then o/d light goes off and every thing is nor...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
Hi, cold morning problem, idle varies from 800 rpm to 2000 rpm. Almost sounds like its loading up. O2 are crossing over fine, mass air readings are varying with rpm, ect reading is correct air charge temp reading is correct. Check alternator output as I have h...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FMZU34E0X
HELP! This truck came in with ABS light on but no problems. With MODIS, had no comunication. Checked power and ground to ABS module, as well as circuit to DLC. No problems were found there, so we sold an ABS module. Installed module, still no com. Further test...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Wiring VIN: 3FAKP1135X
vehicle towed starts but ri=unnes very poor found flexplate hitting crank sensor replaced both. Vehicles battery was discharged when towed in. Charged batery and started vehicle and road test vehicle runs and drives fine. Brought vehicle in shop for final chec...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.8L Temp Blend Door VIN: 1FSFDEGLJH
Customer came in with no heat. Upon inspection I found a broken temp blend door. The dealer says the only way to fix this is to replace the entire air box assembly. Has anyone run into this before, and how did you repair it? THanks for your help
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L gem VIN: 1FTRX17L71
Blowing GEM module fuse # 15 (5amp). We all get these fun ones every once and a while. This truck came in with no wipers, electric windows, and shift interlock release not working. I traced down these curcuits and found them all controled by the GEM module. I ...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W41
HI, I have this truck with a misfire code, We replaced the #5 coil twice this year. He had to the dealer for the check light and the code po305 came back. that make three time that the same coil that was bad.I would like to have some feedback this truck. Trouble codes: P0305, P0355
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L noise VIN: 1FTZR15E12
This 2002 ranger 4.0 SOHC has a noise under load on cold startup,sometimes it must sit overnight. The noise dissapears after less than A minute or two. We have been chasing this for several weeks, customer says he has a steep hill to pull after his driveway an...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24282
this van has 4x currant DTC's witch seem to contradict themselves. were not sure what to do at this point. we have checked all the basics, listed. also checked for related TSB's. any help would be grand. Trouble codes: P0171, P0172 (system too rich b1), P0174, P0175
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L mass air flow VIN: 1FAFP42X92
looking for someone who knows mustangs i have a customer who has a 02 mustang gt 4.6 and wants me to install a 02 lightning mass air flow meter is this plug and play or does the computer need reprogramming .thanks for any replies
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, POOR POWER & CODES VIN: 1FTNX21P63
Hi Ford diesel tecs. Truck came in with check engine light on and poor performance. Fuel filters never replaced. Air filter original. Replaced both and serviced. Road tested and felt no very poor performance. Cleared codes and returned to customer for return t... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow detected), P2263 (turbo/super charger system performance)
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1996 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 1GKEC13R2T
This truck came in with a dropping brake pedal. When you apply the brakes the pedal sinks to the floor the brakes stay applied but it is not a good feeling to have. Performed a brake inspection and found the master cylinder was leaking between it and the vacuu...
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1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GTEC19RST
i replaced the head gaskets plugs wires cap and rotor now as soon as it is cranked the fuelpump starts and does not shut off even when key is off it is washing out my cylinders then i have no compression i checked timing marks they are ok i can get it started ...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L wheels/steering VIN: 2GTEK19RXW
When driving it shakes violently (TIRES, STEERING WHEEL) at times and NOT others. I had disconnected the sensor at the P/S pump, NO change. Front end GOOD, tires GOOD. Is it possible to be the sensor at the base of the column? I have read posts with similar pr...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L Interior lights VIN: 1GKEK13R0X
Hi Everyone I desperately need Help our main bread & butter are Imports but.. This Yukon has me going as the Interior lights have mind of there own. Sometime they work for a few hrs. as intended but most of the time they just stay on & drain the Battery. The m...
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2000 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 7.4L long crank time VIN: 1GDKC34J2Y
very long crank first start of the day and long crank time on hot soak restart Trouble codes: P0339
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L A/C System VIN: 1GTEC14V12
Have a problem that can't be duplicated and need to call on your experiences. After approx 2-2 1/2 hrs sustained run on the interstate A/C blower loses volume and cooling, turn off system for a few minutes then back on works fine for similar length of time. Un...
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1985 Honda Civic 1.5L pings VIN: JHMEC1325H
Hello Group, Honda CRX pings under load and acceleration. Ignition timing at spec, EGR functions, valve timing at spec, distributor function is normal, vacuum controls seem to work, and fuel delivery is good. Any thoughts on a next step? Thanks for the help.
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1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L Speed sensor VIN: JHMBA4146M
Have two replacement sensors, both sensors are the same part(taller than original part) but have different length pigtails(78410-SF1-[...] trans, longer pigtail)(78410-SF1-506 auto trans, shorter pigtail). Orginal part is short enough to clear heater hose ...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Front Windows VIN: 14GCD5663V
Hello all, Vehicle came in with Front windows working very slow and sometimes even not at all. We replaced both motors and regulators and everything looked fine. Until first cold snap. Customer came back, we lubricated window track with some kind of spray oil...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L r.r. electric window/r.r. door lock VIN: 1HGCG1650X
r.r. window inop, gets power to both wires up and down. r.r. door lock will only un-lock. i have tried passiger and drivers door multyplex, no change. waiting on drivers side multiplex from dealer, any sugestions in mean time from someone familure with these s...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78892
on 09-02-04 found faulty heater ,03-28-05 warranty a\f sensor for faulty heater,and on 04-28-06 replace a\f sensor due to faulty sensor showing lean.thanks in advance to all we know these honda's have a problem w\their a\f sensors what we'd like to know is the... Trouble codes: P1157, P1167
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2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG2JFYU
Hey guys, code P0452 for evap pressure sensor low signal is reoccuring on this vehicle. Voltage referance to sensor is okay and so is the ground. While backprobing signal wire I was unable to get any response as I simulated changes in pressure with my mouth (t... Trouble codes: P0452 (Evap pressure sensor low signal)
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1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Power steering VIN: JNKBY31A8X
This vehicle was brought in with no power steering, power steering fluid all over the passenger side of the engine compartment and the only leak found to be coming from the top of the reservoir when the vehicle is shut off. We refilled the system and bled all ...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA23C7Y
This XJ8 will not start. Fuel pressure, ignition and compression have been checked. We looked under the cam covers, and the timing chains are OK. The compression is a little strange, two cylinders are over 100psi, and the rest are between 30psi and 60 psi. We ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L auto trans VIN: SAJEA51D22
car came in with erratic shifting and jumping to high rpm on hwy. seemed to be going into neutral. also no reverse. this had come and gone for one year. it got worse and i flushed the trans with jaguar fluid. car continued to have condition. tsb led me to a re...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4FJ68S6T
our customer has come in with their jeep. when you turn the key everything lights up. vehicle still has power. however the vehicle will not crank. no ticks, no noises, no clicks. eventually, the vehicle will start without doing anything to it. we dont just wan...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S31
engine stall at idle only.checked data stream iac is being commanded to zero counts? if i unhook iac with the engine running it never stalls.what could cause the iac to be commanded in this way???
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Transmission VIN: JT8GK13TXR
Hoping you Lexus experts can assist me with this one and save me some time and money. Bought this Lexus for personal use with a broken automatic transmission. It has no forward or reverse drive. Fluid is in good condition, nothing unplugged and no external dam...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L uknown VIN: ILNLM9743R
This vehicle has one of those electronic gauge clusters that beeps like crazy when the pressure goes low. Recently, just driving around after an oil change she complained about the low oil pressure beeping. We checked the pressure with a gauge and sure enough,...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUC28N6Y
After several replies about changing the air mass meter I got the ok and replace it. Called customer the other day to check if light came back. He reported all is well and he has put over 500 miles the unit Thanks for all the help Trouble codes: 1602 (1128 -), 1128.
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1996 BMW 328is 2.8L Charging VIN: WBABG1321T
thanks to all who replied,the fix was indeed a good alternator,after replacing with a bmw alt,all is well. once again thanks
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L Heater Control VIN: WBAGJ8326T
I would like to thank everyone for replying to my post. The information was very useful. The control head was bad. Replaced with updated control head--reprogramed at BMW. All is well. Thank you once again!!!
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on
First of all I want to thank all of these replies. The first thing I started to look for is power to transmission ecm, the first time I checked there was battery voltage so I figured that voltage wasnt the problem so from there I went to check grounds and foun...
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1954 Chevrolet 3100 235CID crankshaft VIN: H54A005814
Thanx for all the very useful information from all who replied. We obtained the correct crank specs. and were able to correct the situation. Much appreciation to all those who contributed and Aitn.
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1992 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L won't shut off VIN: 1GBKC34F7N
Thanks to all who took the time to respond. This one was easy once I got the top off the pump. This system works by using a small strong sping to work against the solonoid to close the shut off valve when the power is removed from the solonoid when the key is ...
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1995 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L crank sensor VIN: 1G1LD5540S
thank-you one and all !! three had mentioned to pressurize the oil pan and blow it out. i have learned not to create more work than have planned.took off oil pan and air hammered it out.that to me is a poor design. it should not take one three hours to r&r a c...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1JC1249T
Hey everybody, sorry for the delay in posting what I found. Everyone had some great advice to share as well as helpfull tips. Didn't find any signs of corrosion or burnt terminals at PCM connector. Pulled harness apart to look for bare wiring, or signs of 'cri...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13WXW
HI guys Well just about everyone of you were right! That new fuel pump wasn't any count. Deadhead pressure was only 42lbs. Pretty bad when even new parts are not what they are suppose to be. Thanks loads guys.
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L heatercore VIN: 1G1JF5244Y
well car ended up coming back. I drained cooling system &vacuum filled syst cust took over weekend & still is doing it.I would leave request open until I fix car but 2 more days & it will automatically close. Thanks for your time
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IGCCS1446Y
everybody was close and I THANK YOU BUT JEFF FROM MARYLAND WAS ON THE MONEY I LOOKED AT THE HARNESS FROM THE FUSE BLOCK TOWARDS THE COMPUTER I DID MISS IT THE FIRST TIME BUT ACTUALLY PICKING THE HARNESS UP WAS THE DIFFERENCE IT WAS LAYING TO CLOSE TO THE EXHAU...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WH55KXY
Thank you every one for the great info sorry about the delay we got busy and the wifes car got pushed to the back burner. Started with cleaning the mass air flow meter, the intake had been cleaned in the past, next checked all the grounds all were okay, replac...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L driveline VIN: 1GNEL19X52
Well, I'm posting this as a fix, although it's not 100% fixed. The vibration was diffinitely driveline, re-balancing the rear driveshaft by experimenting with hose clamp and 1/4 oz sticky weight got the vibration acceptable. We think the actual source may be t...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, EXTENDED CRANK VIN: WD2YD24172
I want to send out a huge thank you to David [...]. The Fuel Pressure Solenoid had a ripped o-ring. I went ahead and replaced the solenoid and this beast is fixed. The Sprinter manual says the fuel rail has to be removed to replace the solenoid but I had no t...
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1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L keyless entry VIN: 2FACP74W2N
Thank you, everyone. All of the replies basically restated the procedure that I found in the 1996 owners manual which was to enter the factory code and then push the 1/2 button and then enter the customers code and the door locks should lock and unluck to conf...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FACP44M2P
after confirming tps operation, coolant temp ect. we came full circle to car runs very clean up to open loop event then crap then clean. our IM240 test centers also have techs to examine the unfixable so in we went and guess what? car passed with flying colors...
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1995 Ford Probe 2.0L convertor VIN: 1ZVLT20A4S
it ended up being a lubrication problem caused by the pump body gasket blowing out this caused the bushings to fail sending small aluminum pieces through out the transmission :( sold an overhaul and havent got all the parts yet but im positive this will cure t...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FALP6532V
Apparently theres a kit to solve this problem by converting the rear to 9
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Windows,Guages,Radio,Lights,Air Bag,Anti Theft,Doo VIN: 1FMEU17L1V
I`m going to close this with a fix. Got a used air bag module,and antitheft module. All is working but the radio,and it is still blowing the radio fuse. So I i`m saying it needs a radio also. Customer still is not sure if he jumped backwards but my money is on...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L timing belt VIN: WFOFXXWPDF
hi fello techs: i want to tank all of you for this speedy response on this vehicle,i got through with the timing marks but i did not have the tools ,i have ordered the tools today, this is the first that i have ever done ,i want to thank all of you again and...
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L driveshafts VIN: 1FMZU74W73
I replaced both universal joints and it did not help. I did verify the fix by replacing rear driveshaft with a used one from another vehicle that is in for a trans. The vibration and droning noise are gone. I am going to order Ford factory 'premium' driveshaft...
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1997 GMC Vandura P3500 5.7L no power assist at times at idle VIN: 1GDHG31R6V
thank you for all your responses and indeed i found that i had the incorrect pump for the svo application not all suppliers show a different pump for svo steering and none svo steering gm no longer sells new pumps for this vehicle so i got a remanufactured pum...
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1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L engine VIN: 4S6CM58V0S
there are 2 timing marks on the front cover, one is the notched lines, wrong ones, the other is the circles slightly in the cover, timed this way and vehicle runs, thanksto all who replied.
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L shifter VIN: JHLRD1857V
we split the brake & harn wiring to two circuit to find out which was drawing the large amp, found rear brake lights are taking the large amp, found rear top third brake lamp having problem.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES25751
Replaced intake gaskets, found a vacuum leak at intake to head. After intake reseal, confirm leak fixed. Idle problem still present. Replaced PCM, problem gone. Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system).
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L interior lights
Sorry for the delay in ending this post as customer did not return with car for a while.John from Pa hit it right on the head,there are 2 switches for each door,one front and one aft.It was the front switch that was faulty.Thanks a lot for all of the timely an...
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2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L monitors wont set VIN: 1YVGFZZC51
Looked at ALLDATA , Solus scanner & genysis scanner protocol for setting these monitors . Gave Info & instructions to customer. Customer tried driving over the weekend as per instructions I gave . Customer returned for us to check monitors after & they all are...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L electric windows VIN: WDBHA29G6X
Thanks to all that responded! Guess I'm the only tech on the face of the planet that didn't know about reprogramming power windows on a late model Benz. We have come so far with technology. Special thanks to those techs that didn't make me feel like an idi...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Hesitation, LOW POWER VIN: WDBKKU9FX1
Good morning guys. the car is fixed. We had suggestions for mass airflow sensors(we stock 3 for this model, very common), but we had no lean codes, and adaptations were good. Also had suggestions for accel pedal. We found the accel pedal assembly to be defecti...
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1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L heater core VIN: 1MELM62W35
Well this one is done,Thanks to Roger [...].It turns out as you guys pointed out not to be as bad as it sounded. We were able to lower the steering column without any wire disconnect lay it on the seat loosen the dash and remove...
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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Vent temp VIN: 2MEFM75WX2
Thanks to all who responded. I had to remove the clutch drive plate from the compressor to find the leak, which was coming from the front seal on the compressor. I can usually see the dye leaking out, or pick up the 'scent' with my halogen leak detector. I hav...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
Once we included the fuel pressure regulator in the fuel pressure bleed-off test, it became apparent it was a problem. Fuel pressure crashed to less than 10psi as soon as the key was turned off. We replaced the regulator, still have a drop of 5psi after engine...
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2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1BBS1DXY
on this car we we'er unable to diagnosoe the problem, so we have sent it to the datson doctor for help, unfortunatly they have made no progress on the vehicle.
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L ABS and red brake warning lite on VIN: 1N6DD21S2Y
After a lot of studying wiring diagrams and reviewing the procedures that Alldata had published along with taking time to better understand the operating system I was able to find the problem with this ABS system. Counting the flashes of the ABS lite on the da...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Fix was a new ECU. After checking and rechecking all sensor inputs and outputs I found coils being triggered at different times. Thanks Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor).
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1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3HY51C5K
blocked-off egr valve- same, recompression tested and found 100-125 all6. finally gave in to replacing the PCM with known good updated one from wrecker- stalling fixed but still runs rough .suspected bad wire? and started ohms testing #2,4 and 6 and found I ha...
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W7V
okay gentlemen this one is done. Okay first i still didnt find out why but for a few minutes i got access to the pcm by using the global obd 2 mode on my scanner for a few minutes i managed to pull a transmission solenoid A code. Basically what was happening w... Trouble codes: P0147.
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L ac rpm lites VIN: 1G2NE12E7X
Problem was in switch someone had replaced lock cylinder and broke wiring lock on electric replaced with gm switch cured problem thanks
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WR52161
thanks to all who replied. the problem was fuel pump related or should i say lack of volume. replaced pump problem solved. Trouble codes: P0300.
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1993 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L Stall VIN: JF1GF2443P
Thanks to the two folks that gave it a shot. Unfortunetly, nether solution was correct. Seems the module we got from Carquest was not quite up to snuff. Replaced it with OE unit and as far as we know (two follow up calls) all's well. Vince
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