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1988 Audi 5000 CS 2.2L Forward clutch VIN: WAUHD0445J
Sorry in advance for having to post my own POS and it being a bit long folks. Cust. declined repairs so I ended up with car for free after the shop had replaced the convertor and gone through the valve body. Worked fine except no 2-3 upshift, ever. Tried gover...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGH83471
Need some BMW advice. We do a lot of late Model VW repairs and have all the software for them but we have not done a lot of BMW's. This one came in after it had stopped running for the customer. He said it started right up and then shut off again. When it got ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blower fan VIN: 1G4HR52K52
help a/c techs,we have a 98 lesabre that on ocassion the blower motor speed will slow down or quit completely.also noticed the vent temp in the digital dash control will flash.have noticed also that on ocassion the vent direction wont go where its supposed to,...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY078XG
hello all vehicle came in for smog and gross polluted, at 15 mph hc1589, co3.49%, 25 mph hc405, co1.08%. scanned ecm no codes, idle is very unstable also, checked egr system seemsto be ok, performed pressure drop on injectors all drop approx 8 psi and ohmed in...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L axleshaft? VIN: 2G1WN54TXN
well in a nut shell the car has a vibration in steering and noise(rotational clicking noise) at low speeds,still has vibration at high speed,if you turn the steering wheel to either direction slightly goes away.it is also gone under acceleration.c.v. shaft on ...
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1YY23P7N
Hello, and thanks in advance for any help. I have this 92 vette that was towed in no start over the weekend and of course go to check it out today and it starts and runs fine, until it gets hot then it will start to run eratic and eventually stall, it will the...
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22G7V
code p1514 tac system, idles fine but when accelerating mil comes on, goes to reduced power setting, kicks in code, inspected all work done earlier by dealer and cust, appears fine, tried another maf sensor(had one handy)no difference, scan seems to show good ... Trouble codes: P1514
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55K1Y
has a very intermittant cranks, no start after has been shut off for a few minutes then restart is attempted. stores p0336 and has been in shop several times. we have replaced the icm as possible cause. the way the ckt desc and conditions for setting dtc are w... Trouble codes: P0336 (crankshaft position ckt)
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29142
i have this 2002 2500hd with a 6.6 engine, it all started with customer calling and saying that truck started and then died and wouldn't restart, i put on scanner and found code u1800, i have no way of checking this code , shop key does not support this code. ... Trouble codes: U1800
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L door locks VIN: 3C8FY4BB11
Door locks on this PT will stop working or work sometimes by themselves even after car is off(the acuators). If I disconnect the RKE module and reconnect, the remotes work and the drivers door lock cylinder will unlock or lock all doors. The problem starts if ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L left & right VIN: 653U908J76
Van has dual ele side doors.IN the morning first time opening they pop open and stop!! They then will work fine the rest of the day I have hade two vans come in in last month with the same problems THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP!! ED
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1989 Dodge B150 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7FB11Y9K
this vehicle came in as a no start.the plugs were fuel contaminated .we dried the plugs & got the vehicle to run. fuel pressure is at 20 psi.we have changed the fuel pressure regulator to no avail .fuel pressure is suposted to be between 13-15 psi.the return l...
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1993 Dodge Daytona Iroc R/T 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B3XW64A1P
vehicle arrived w/ complaint of engine misfire, wouldn't run properly, and turbo was not operational. we rebuilt turbo at outside repair facility,and reconditioned head. upon completion of repairs, turbo operating well, car running properly, no codes,all scan ...
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1995 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, No communication VIN: 3B3ES47C2S
HELP!!! Vehicle got towed in. Customer says engine cranks but won't start. Got in and engine started right up. Let engine run for approx 2 hours. Nothing happened. Tried to duplicate again the following day. While pulling into the stall engine stalled and woul...
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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L starter
Blows 20 amp fuse on first am start. It begins to crank and then stops and all inst lights go out. Replace the #8 underhood 20 amp fuse with a 30 amp and it will start and run fine. As soon as it starts I can reinstall the 20 amp fuse and it will be fine all d...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L crankcase vent puke bottle VIN: 3B6MC3660Y
Hi Ladies and gents. Thanks in advance for you help. This one is driving me crazy. Has any one seen where changing the injection pump will build excessive grankcase pressure at the front vent on the engine and cause vapor to spew out of the catch bottle? Or am...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW35F6T
My father bought a diesel F-350. I told him we did not work on diesels. He said check it out anyhow. (yes father)The truck seames to run good but the chech engine light keeps coming on for the same 2 codes. P0236 turbo boost sensor A circuit performance and co... Trouble codes: P0236 (Turbo boost sensor A circuit performance), P1211 (Injector control pressure higher or lower than desiered)
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Shift Points VIN: 1FTCR10A2V
Hello All, We replaced the trans with a reman unit as old one was too damnaged and the cost was too much for customer. When we installed the reman trans it shifted great, all shifts on time and felt good. The further I drove it the 1-2 shift got very harsh an...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L converter VIN: 1FTYR14U61
customer delivered vehicle on a trailer, what it does is when you put it into drive the torque converter locks up and kills the engine, if it is put in reverse the engine does not die, also found on the hoist when it is put into manual low, the torque converte...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L shifting VIN: 1FAFP53U65
car came to us with a hard shift into second. driving the vehicle i discovered it would not came out of first unless you wrap up the rpms. tests and research convinced me of internal seal issues. installed reman from jasper. car shifted great for numerous trip...
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1988 Honda CRX DX 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JHMED8451J
Vehicle sets a code 4 (Crank angle sensor) shortly after startup. Sensor waveform at the computer is good and all connections are tight. Cleaned the grounds, installed a NEW distributor, main relay and tried another computer. We noticed the injector fires mult... Trouble codes: 4 (TDC Crank angle sensor or circuit)
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Rt. Bank Dead VIN: 4S6CK58W3W
Upon completeion of the repairs in the 'related repairs history' we discovered engine was only running on left bank cylinders (2, 4, 6). Left side cylinders run great. Removing right side coils made no difference to engine performance in any way, and new NGK p...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L all upshifts VIN: 4S6CMS8W68
Vehicle towed to my shop on Sept. 28-Front seal puked fluid out on the Freeway. Referring Shop couldn't find leak, refilled trans and felt it slipping on take off. Only code we found was P0440-Emissions related. No Trans Codes stored in Eng or Trans System. We...
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1998 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: F7WA110998
We got this car from another shop and they replaced the cylinder head, so the first thing we checked was the cam and crank timing, ok, the car idles real rough especially when put into gear, it drops to about 300rpm and is even more rough. We have no codes, no...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L "miss" at idle VIN: SAJHX1249W
This Jag has what seems like a miss @ idle & a 'thump' sound coming from the front of the valve covers which is perfectly timed with the 'miss'. Pulled valve covers knowing I would find a broken t/chain tensioner(chain flopping, maybe a cam out of time), but t...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51CX2
towed in, batt dead, corroded and leaking. replaced,now cranks good but no start. replaced fuel pump/module and vehicle started up and idled fine. did have to put unleaded gas instead of premium just to get to gas station. went to drive to station to top off w...
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2003 Lexus LS430 4.3L Cooling Fans VIN: JTHBN36F44
The cooling fans have not worked on this car since a front end accident/repair. The wiring diagrams on our Alldata system are incomplete, so we are flying somewhat blind. Just looking for a little guidance... We do have power from the fan relay to the cooling ...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA34E8P
Car has returned with same DTC. Normally this code has been corrected by AMM replacement. The AMM and O2 sensor were both recently replace for another complaint. On occasion we have observed rough runing & a rich condition @ cold start up that goes away quickl... Trouble codes: 19 (self adaptions out of limit)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: WDB2020262
The fuel gauge either reads full or empty:It will read empty when tank is less than 1/2 full and full when tank is over 1/2 full. We tested sender units. They appear to be working ok.(ohms tested ok.We operated floats "in circuit", that gives same high or low ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J8Y
Hey guys, In the past the MAF has always been the cure for P0170/0173 on the Benz line but this one seems to be different...what am I missing? (see repair history) Thanks in advance - Bernie Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim Bank 1), P0173 (Fuel Trim Bank 2)
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J75
I have this car from a local body shop. After frontal collision repair they have check engine light on. Two codes present that seem to conflict depending on which scanner reads them. Codes return right away on test drive and engine engine way down on power. Ba... Trouble codes: P2014 (adjustable cam timing solenoid short or open Baum scanner), P2029 (engine speed signal implausableBaum scanner), P0172 (system rich bank 1 snapon scanner generic), P0238 (boost sensor A circuit high snapon scanner generic)
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Engine VIN: JA3XD64B3M
As this car sits and idles the oil starts to come back up through the dipstick tube and also out the oil cap. I checked oil pressure and it seems fine. Replaced the pcv valve because it was somewhat restricted. I have checked other hoses for blockages but can ...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L codes VIN: 4A3AK44YOX
car came in in limp-in mode. check engine light on. code p0700 internal controller fault. mitchell-on-demand says if this is a hard code replace tcm. replaced with reman unit from mitsubishi. same problem. called mopar tech line. said i needed one with newer r...
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1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T9X
Thanks in advance for any response. This Quest came in with a multible missfire and no codes. Dist cap and rotor checked ok. Replaced plugs and wires and it ran great,all data checked good on scan tool, until about 10-15 minutes. It will run so bad that it wil...
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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4L11D74C
the car came in first with a p0420 code for cat converter was nor doing its job car left and was gone for weeks then it came back with it not starting and customer said if you bang on tank it would start up and they said for us to put a fuel pump in the car (o... Trouble codes: P0507, P0011, P0725, P0335
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2006 Other GM HMMWV 6.5L 1-2 shift solinoid
vehical came in to shop stuck in second we puled a code 82 out of the tcm. Day shift said they found a break in the loom in the transmission and had replaced the loom this had no effect i pulled the 1-2 shift solinode ( sorry about the spelling i have an e-7 o...
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2002 Peugeot 206 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: VF32ANFUF4
Customer initially reported stalling & surging. Scanned for codes & none found.When presented to me driveabilty was good. I went through the basics inc plugs, filters etc. Did find downstream Oxy sensor & long term fuel trim poor and ended up replacing both ox...
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L limp in mode VIN: 1P3AA4631R
obtained car from customer as she was going to junk it do to repairs below so in my spare time i have been working on this unit all done but not wont shift limp in mode no codes as battery was diconected for a day or so customer had no complant of shift issuse...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L wipers VIN: 1G2WR5213X
hi. thanks for reading this post, i know were all busy. this 99 g/p wipers will not stop in the down position in delay mode, i've checked in aldata and thats one thing that they left out for diagnosis, when shutting off the wipers, they park ok. i even tryed r...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L passlock VIN: 1G2NW12E32
last march, we put a lock cylinder and set of new keys in this car, is now back with the same code for cylinder data. am i missing something here. has any one had wiring or computer problems with these cars??
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L pcv VIN: WPOAA2998Y
After resealing the valve covers and repl. external oil sepperator, The crank case pressure is so high that it is pushing out one of the cam plugs. Removed new sepperator and inspected and found no probles with the box or the breather tubes. So porsche guys he...
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1996 Saturn SL1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G8ZH5285T
Thanks in advance for tour help, car came in about 1200 miles ago with oil in the antifreeze, found tsb for cracked cylinder head, replaced cylinder head with reman. and replaced timing chain. Now the car comes in with low idle when in gear and when you turn t...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BG6850V
Hi Everyone, I have a Subaru Legacy w/ the 2.5 DOHC engine that I need some help with. The car came in originally for burnt valves and poor running. It was running on 2 cylinders. I told the customer that both heads needed to be removed and have the valves do... Trouble codes: P1507
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1992 Toyota Celica ST 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2AT86F8N
This is a TXDOT emissions failure where the customer qaulified for the voucher program. The EGR system is plugged on the exhaust inlet side of the EGR. The exhaust port apparantly runs through the head and intake manifold to the EGR instead of having an EGR pi...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Torque converter lock-up VIN: JT3GN87R7X
This 4-runner has the A-340E transmission in it. Scanned for codes and found P0770 shift soloniod valve E5 problem. Cleared code and test drove and found that transmission shifts at right speeds, doesn't slip, but it felt like torque converter lock up clutch w...
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2005 Toyota corolla XLi 1300CC Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Misfire cylinder 1,2 VIN: PK51498109
i will check ignition coils , spark plugs , engine compression test, ignition coil feed back circuit, also i will check fuel injectors, fuel pump and their pressure, all of these is ok and good working but mising is continue. please guide me the importants ti...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L valve noise VIN: WVWMA63B5X
thanks for the help car has spark knock or lifter noise under light load. Is there a proublem with valves gumming up or carben in the cylinders any sugestions thanks.
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L ABS module VIN: WVWMA23B3Y
Car came in with ABS light on. We had codes 18256 and 18057. Replaced ABS module. ABS light is out now but ASR light is on. Is there a relearn procedure for steering angle sensor? Is the ASR system part of ABS module? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Tha...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L battery VIN: WVWPD63B32
This car has parasitic draw on the battery. I narrow the draw down to the battery 4 gauge wire going to the relay panel box. This wire goes to the 2nd post from the left hand side of the box. I have pulled every fuse and relay out and the draw is still there a...
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1984 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBA5410E
thanks for all the help- stephen hit the nail on the head- we were actually testing the voltage to the ign control unit when he e-mailed us. a weak battery and poor ground was letting voltage drop to 9.5v intermittently- thanks again stephen and all the others...
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1991 BMW M3 2.3L fuel & temp guage, tach, all warning lights except VIN: WBSAK031MA
I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU FOR HELPING US FIND THE NEEDLE IN THE HAYSTACK. DAVID [...] FOR HELP WITH TROUBLE SHOOTING AND...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L batt VIN: WBADN63451
Thanks to all who replied!! 240ma is not a large draw but enough to kill the batt. after a weeks vacation. So kids the fix Was the condenser fan. The whole thing was it was intermit. and I never realized it until I spent a fair amount of time with this jewl of...
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2G4WS52M0X
I do believe I know what is wrong with this one, but the customer doesn't want to put any more money into it. When the engine gets hot, the injectors start drawing too much amperage and the PCM shuts them down randomly. Injector #3 has actually stopped working...
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L tcc and 4th gear VIN: 1G4CW52KOX
Thanks You to all who responded to the transmission Problem. I am closing the request Without a fix or total repair. I did replace the Alternator as AC voltage was found at the ouput terminal of the Alternator. The Trans Harshness problem was still there at ti...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L carpet VIN: 1GEYEKK63R
thank you for all the replies i had the winshield resealed and still leaked. i removed the drivers inner fenderwell and started spraying water along the seams and drain, i found the leak being caused by the screw holding the drain assembly inplace ,the factory...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1926S
the information that was sent was very helpful, and I thank each and everyone one that helped. However, seems as though every time one problem was fixed, another would show up. I was unable to fix the problems, but I have gained alot of experience through the ...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: 1GNDM19W8S
First let me say thank you to everyone that took the time to read and /or respond to my request. Many of you were sure it was EGR or fuel pressure reg. I had had the EGR off twice and even tried another with no change. no indication of leak at pressure reg.[ha...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GNDT13W7X
Hi Everyone, Thank you for all the responses. It ended up being the intake gasket has a small leak. It heats fine on high now but still is weak at lower temps. She is going to drive truck as is for awhile. At least she has heat. Again, thank you.
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52E6Y
First I would like to thank all of those that replied. I have tried to answer most of you individually. the summary of what I received follows. Many mentioned maf, and some mentioned fuel. GM no longer uses flow as a measurement (so say the local dealership te... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GCEK14Z35
We have replaced the canister, although it did not seem plugged. We never did find the info that we where looking for in the trade mags. one other person remembered seeing the info. also, but could not find.(If anyone finds this info, please add to this post s...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L5W
The curcuit board had bad solder connections in the instrument cluster.After repairing them we had no further problems with the vehicle.Thank You All!
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDHE27Y8T
Here it is. The vacuum line (plastic assembly) that runs under the intake runner had a very small leak on the corner and when the engine flexed there was a vacuum loss. The leak did not occur at idle. The lines are no longer available from Ford and required fa... Trouble codes: P0411.
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Steering shudder
I got a total of 31 replys on this Explorer steering shudder and about 90% said air in system from turning the wheels without the engine running,( the vehicle originally had a bad fuel pump so it was turned without the engine running), most replys said it woul...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDEE14L1V
ideas suggested by fellow members have been helpful but have not led me in a direction that has effected a cure. condition is very intermittant and i am still pursuing a solution. when i am able to effect a solution i will update this request.
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRF17W3X
Thank you to all that offered help, I did a cylinder leak test found burnt intake valve on number six cylinder why i did not check this last night I dont know tired I guess last vehicle of the day plus the fact I didnt know that the compression was that high o... Trouble codes: P0306 (Misfire Cylinder 6).
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L ABS,traction lights VIN: SAJDA01D61
on advice from our local dealer we shipped this one off to the dealer & concluded that the problem was probably in the SCP. we had little info & could not get useful information from the Auto Logic scanner to repair this one. It got to the point that it did no...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L oil pan leak VIN: SAJEA51D72
well its done. Special thanks to monte,stan,dan,jason, and gary. I did end up removing the cradle, then the transfer case heat shield, then the transfer case, then I could get to the last oil pan bolt. I sure would like to meet up with the jag. engineer in a d...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L no first gear VIN: 1J4GW48S52
Hello Everbody. I would like to thank IATN and all of its members that make this web site so usefull. I also want to say that my tech's access this site all the time looking at the knowledge base repairs. It has saved me countless unproductive hours which in t...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Shifting through the range VIN: WBA45A70B0
So far I have adjusted the modulator valve every which way and the group is right on the money. Only the quality of the shifting is affected and not the points at which the trans shifts. On to the kick down cable. After pulling the pan, all is good, no hang up...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG70J12
WOW, As excepted You guys come thru again, It was the door control module. Simple test, if there is power (Red Wire) the module is bad...So many hit the Target...Awesome results. Thanks Again.
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1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L fail safe VIN: 4A3CS44T6M
hello and thanks for your replys got a new tcm today installed car shifts like a new one thanks for your info and the connection to ncp they were very helpful and speedy delivery i ordere at 5pm and had it at 10 am next morning sorry for the delay but this got...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L camshaft position sensor
OK so it was in fact the thrust or cam bore caps (really cap) causing the issue. The O-ring seals were replaced on the aluminum bore plugs and for some reason the plug on the drivers side refused to seat all the way. Even after discovering this was allowing ca...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Starting VIN: 4A3AC54H91
This I must admit is a classic example of over thinking a problem. My first impulse and first conclusion of the problem being the interior fuse box was correct, all testing after that was me chasing my tail. I want to thank all who responded w/ help, I had sug...
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6SD11S7P
Thanks to all that helped. The customer took the vehicle and will think about whether he wants to pay for diagnostic time. If he returns and I fix it, I will post the results. Again, Thanks to all.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8ARO5Y3W
First I would like to emphasize that the correct (factory) fuel cap is critical. Lots of people said factory fuel cap in replies / archives & I agree that factory caps are the only option! Now to the fix. Turned out to be the vacuum cut valve or fuel cut valve... Trouble codes: P1440 (evap small leak detected).
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2001 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Power steering VIN: 1N4DL01A41
Installed OEM pump & added extra rubber washers to hi-pressure line mount on passenger side shock tower: noise maybe alittle better, but consenus is... alittle steering growl on these cars is NORMAL! OEM pump came with new pulley too: at least that's straight ...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.4L door locks VIN: 1G2WP14X8P
discovered that the 'viper' installer picked the wrong tan wire to hook the unlock signal to. this caused BOTH sides of the power door lock relay to recieve 12 volts.wired unit to the correct wire, and viola-fixed. thanx to all who replied. bill
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WR5218Y
Thanks to all that responded. We replaced the CKP sensor. Whenever there is an intermittant problem it can be hard to confirm a repair, but the vehicle has been out for a week and it has not stalled. Thanks again! Mike
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1G2WJ52K7Y
Well this one is fixed and out the door. We had several replies pertaining to a faulty BCM which checked out fine. What we ended up finding is that the sense wire going to the alternator was bad and only sending 5 volts to the alternator. The alternator would ...
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1990 Saab 900 2.0L master cylinder VIN: YS3A175L5L
Thank You for all that replied. I checked all the abs speed sensors & found a 6 mm washer stuck on right front abs sensor. Removed washer , made sure all other sensors were clean of debris , reroad tested vehicle & problem disappeared.
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2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF78K0Y
although the fuel trim was 'normal' both short & long term the car ran very poorly cold & not much beter when warm. We replaced the air mass meter & now the car runs super. sometimes it just doesn't pay to get too technical in our diagnosis thanks for all the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L tps VIN: 1G8ZK5274X
Hello all, thanks to Ed-california,Thomas-n.jersey, and Tom-alberta, who send the schematics needed to complete this job. this Saturn had evidently had the engine replaced previously, i don't know if that is when the wiring was butchered. ALL wires running fro...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L engine block VIN: 4T1BE32KO3
Hey everyone and thanks for all the replies. Most guys agreed it sounds like these blocks have some issues with the threads similar to some Cadillac models. Thomas from PA. suggested calling Toyota for a possible goodwill warranty(1-800-GO TOYOTA).The customer...
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