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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUBG34D1X
This nice A8 came in about a month ago with no reverse gear. We diagnosed an internal problem and replaced the transmission with a used wrecking yard one. The transmission shifts ok except for one little quirk, when warm it surges when it appears to be in lock...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L start & stalls cold VIN: WBACD4328T
hey fellow techs. i have this bmw with a cold start prob. when you first start veh after it sets up over 6 hours or more the veh will have an extended crank time. will start and then stumble for .5 sec and cut off. you can restart veh and will start and stumb...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Alternator VIN: WBAAM3335X
I've got this Bmw here, customer complaint of a burning smell like rubber. I smell something similiar to an electrical circuit burn smell, like a toasted pcm. The smell seems to be coming from the drivers' side engine compartment at the alternator. Although th...
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2000 Buick Regal GS 3.8L multipal sys VIN: 2G4WF5518Y
this car came to us for rear brake grind ,replace brakes customer picked up vehicle next day customer returned asking us to tighten his battery cables because his car failed to start at bank he claimed he left the cables loose from his home battery install/tig...
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2001 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CW54K61
Hello GM techs, I have a strange one here. Vehicle starts up and continues to run when cold. After a few minutes idling, vehicle dies and will not restart. Cranks ok, won't fire. I removed the IAC slightly (creating a vacuum leak) and car fired and continued ...
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1965 Cadillac deville conv 392CID radio VIN: 1G1XY4567B
Does anyone know how to remove the radio in this '65 Cadillac Deville? Thank you all in advance.
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1982 Cadillac Cimarron 1.8L speedometer VIN: 1G6AG69G6C
I need to locate the upper speedometer cable from the cruise transducer to the speedometer head. GM shows a part number, [...], but it is incorrect. It has female connections on both ends. The correct cable has a slide on style connector at the speedo head....
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1992 Cadillac Seville 4.9L pusher fan VIN: 1GGKY53BXN
Hello fellow techs, Got a STS that is giving us fits and making our customer poor. We have, within the last couple of months, retrofitted the A/C system and replaced the compressor, drier, orifice tube, high-pressure hose assembly and condenser. The problem t...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52B0S
GM techs help , I have a 95 sedan de ville that blows ignition control modules . After module is replaced will start and run great all day , after 5/6 hrs it will not start , module gone . I checked all grounds , added ground to trans , all power seem to be ok...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4W
Vehicle came to us from another shop in the area. Previous shop replaced all 3 O2 sensors and the catalytic convertor due to a code P0420 being set. After they did the repair and cleared the codes P0143 keeps setting. We check the O2 readings and both from sen... Trouble codes: 143 (O2 bank 1 sensor 3)
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1991 Chevrolet V1500 Suburban Scottsdale 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNEV16K6M
Engine runs rich cold will idle with map sensor plugged in, engine will not idle hot but runs ok with map sensor unplugged. has no codes. While watching injectors with timing light one sprays good cone the other mists. If you switch plug ins problem changes in...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L High idle VIN: 1GCDT19W9T
This truck occasionally will idle at 2200 rpm. When it does this the iac counts are at 165 and the recommended idle is 650 rpm. I can do a iac reset and the rpms will drop then rise back to 2200. If you restart the car several times the idle will eventually dr... Trouble codes: P0122 (Tps low voltage)
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L electrical VIN: 2G1WF52E9Y
Hello everyone, have a slight promblem with this vehicle. The car starts good and runs great. My promblem is when you turn the ignition switch to the run position, we hace sometimes a second or two delay before the starter engages. This doesn't happen all the ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L engine VIN: 1GCDT19W0Y
Massive amounts of what appears to be metal in oil. (bearing) 3,000 miles later it was worse. It has been 3 months since metal was first spotted. oil pressure is perfect and the lower end makes no noises. magnet on drain plug was full. the is absolutly NO cool...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCJK33275
Had this truck towed in, the customer filled it with gas. We drained the tank and put a few gallons of diesel fuel in...Started up fine. Let run for an hour, shut it off, went to restart...no start. Filled fuel filter with diesel through service port and bled ...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Water Outlet Housing VIN: 1C3EL46R02
Customer brought car in after changing his own coolant figuring that he had stripped the bleeder screw at the top of the water outlet when in all actuallity, the brass thread insert was turning with the bleeder inside the water outlet housing. Now I don't thin...
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1994 Dodge B350 5.9L Pedal Travel VIN: 2B7JB31Y1R
Got a head banger here. Hope one of you fine techs can help. The vehicle was presented after a bit of a cold spell and the customer stated when it was started after sitting for a few days , the brake pedal would go to floor and it wouldn't stop. ABS/RWAL warni...
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1995 Dodge Stratus 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46CXS
car came in with no start. check spark fuel and pulse.spark only on cyl # 2 and 3. checked cam and crank signals on ossiliscope,they were good. swapped known good cam and crank sensors in just to try,same problem. checked wire from ignition coil on cyl 1 and 4...
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1965 Ford mustang 289CID specs VIN: RO7C252385
Does anybody know the aligment specifications, caster, camber, toe for a 1965 mustang with a V8
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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L master cyl VIN: 1FDKF37F8R
vehicle came into shop for sinking brake pedal. ck for leaks none found. replace rabs valve. same symtom, replace master cly, metering valve blead sys same results. called tech line and were told to replace master cly with one from 96 f-450 because it has a bi...
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1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FASP15J2T
hi group this thing failed the smog test, readings at 15 mph hc 63, 25 mph hc 50, limit is 15 mph hc61, at 25 mph hc45, barely failing, fuel pressure is perfect, ignition system checks out good, maf sensor, ect, iat,baro all reading properly, came timing is ok...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L water pump VIN: 1FALP6530T
We replaced a leaking waterpump with thermostat, idler and tensioner kit, and a new timing belt in June. Waterpump failed within 30 days and timing belt and pump were done again. Today car is back and waterpump has failed again. We have been using Carqwest new...
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP6245V
This car came in as a no start. I have no spark, and no fuel pulse. The odd part about this I have no data stream. The multi relay (fuel pump,a/c clutch, cooling fan, pcm)is working odd.. The fuel pump will run all the time w/ the key on as will the cooling fa...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
truck has po340 as soon as it starts,replaced cam sensor still po340,teardown to check timing belt for second time marks look right,look at cam signal looks like a lot of noise in signal when you crank engine,checked all wires to pcm to cam sensor and they are... Trouble codes: P0340
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, LONG CRANK VIN: 1FTSS34F51
VEHCLE COMPLAINT; HARD TO START - LONG CRANK - BUT ALWAYS STARTS: THEN RUNS ROUGH, LOW POWER, ENGINE LOPES. WHEN WARMED UP RUNS OKAY. AFTER READING HISTORIES ON THIS VEHICLE AND WITH NO EXPERIENCE I HAD A QUESTION ON SOME PARAMETERS (pids) KOEO ; AP VOLTS .66... Trouble codes: 1211 (pending icp press. above/below expected), 1212 (pcm memory icp not at expected)
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L dash lights & indicators VIN: 1FBNE31L22
Hello, Here is my problem, When the parking lights are turned on the dash lights do not come on. However the highbeam indicator and both directional indicators do light up. The brightness of both can be controlled by the dash light rheostat. When the headligh...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Exhaust Smell in car VIN: 2FAFP71W83
Cop says when he parks and lets engine idle he smells exhaust. I smoked exhaust, engine hot, and only leaks I found where 2 drain holes in bottom of mufflers. Can't hear any leak. I am going to get it back and try it cold. I will check for body leaks, but I do...
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2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMSU45P33
Vehicle was brought in for poor running, will not accelerate. We tried to scan test the vehicle with the PDS & a generic and we get no communication. We also tried a new PCM and it will not communicate. We tested the powers & grounds to the PCM. We tried to un...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Trans Tenp Sensor VIN: 1FTSS34P95
Hi, and thanks for your help. This van will experience a check engine light and the overdrive switch will flash sometimes on a cold start. While scanning it the temp will show -40, and will not move, and then it will all of a sudden read correctly after it has...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L replacing spark plug VIN: 2GHKSH6575
i have a 5.4l that i was putting plugs in. all was good until one of the plug ends broke off in the head. i have researched this for about 3 hours and have worked on getting the end out for about 3 hours and have had no luck gettin the end out or finding anybo...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L electonics VIN: 1GKDT13W6X
Customer says vehicles automaticly goes into 4 low by itself and takes awhile to get back in 2 hi. Driving along or just starting in morning it will be in or go into 4 low. Lights will blink and then be fine or lights will blink and shift into 4 low. We checke...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L full lock vibration moving slowly forwards VIN: 2002364535
Vibration can be felt through steering wheel on full left/right lock when moving slwoly forwards
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2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L srs light VIN: 1HGCM563X6
Hi Honda techs.Air bag light is on. Car was hit in right front and air bags did not deploy. Jumping DCL pins 4 and 9 the original module flashed codes 5-1 and 4-2. Replaced seat belt pretensioners and air bag module. It now flashes a code 8-1. Information syst...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L fuel VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9P
i feel i am chasing gremlins here so any help maybe experience with this would be great.customer brought to shop with a no start condition 6 mos ago adn vehicle had spark but no fuel pressure at all even at shrader.had power to pump and followed test by alldat...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1J4EX58S9T
no 2-3 shift when cold. After 3 min drive engine warm up shifts perfect no slipping. 1-2 shift ok. no codes . Tried govner sensor & solneoid. Also computer.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GK48K32
we have this jeep and at times, when you go to start it, it will crank over but not even think of starting. if you return key to off position and try again, it will fire right up. we did find cyl# 3 coil misfiring, replaced. fuel pressure is right on, every ti...
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1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JM1BA1418S
Car was towed in for no start. Checked for spark and fuel. It has both. I have cleaned the sparkplug. Car still doesn't start. Checked timing belt all is lined up right. I went back and checked spark again and it will only jump about 1/4".checked on scope and ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J32
Auto has check engine light on code p0410 air injection malf. this car uses the supercharger to put air into exhaust the air solenoid activates the air valve allowing air to enter exhaust when engine is cold.the system seems to be working propely .tested sole... Trouble codes: P0410 (air injection malfunction)
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58U3Y
car came in with ses light on and some other unrelated complaints found large list of codes indicating fuel system wasn,t working well running system lean fuel pressure test came back with koeo 28 psi and koer about 8 psi so not even close to pressure spec. we... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1131, P1150, P0401
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L coil VIN: JA3BM64J0P
this car came in running on four cylinder coil test show # 3,6 coil not working test signal from ecm at transistor # 1,5 and 2,4 coil has signal # 3,6 has none test wire at ecm at ecm same signal replace ecm twice still have the same problem can anyone help pl...
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1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2JHEG254TS
A customer brought in this 1992 Nissan Sentra CLASSIC Apparently the classic model is a 1987 model that was carried on through multiple years with no changes. This vehicle came in with a rough run, misfire, and surge after it warms up. Runs ok when cold. Check...
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1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L wipers VIN: 4N2DN11W7T
Hello Could you please help me I have this 96 nissan quest that has wiper problems, wipers work only on high speed and when turned into low speed will stay on intermitent all the way to the low side of the intermitent side of the switch, I have replaced the sw...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D1V
This car has been in the shop 3 times and every time I think it's fixed it'll come back a day or 2 or 3 later and not start again. It has no spark and I can't figure out why. I have a good RPM signal on the scan tool, all data looks to be ok, but no spark and ...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y4V
HEY NISSAN TECHS WE NEED A LITTLE HELP. THIS PATHFINDER CAME IN W/ MIL ON AND P0300 STORED. CUSTOMER SAID THE TRUCK WOULDN'T REV PAST 3,000 RPM. NEEDED TUNE UP. REPLACED CAP, ROTOR, WIRES, AIR AND FUEL FILTERS, PCV AND BOTH UPSTREAM O2 SENSORS...ALL FACTORY RE... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple cylinder misfire)
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1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 1N6DD26S3W
Hello every one , Hope you can help me with this one . The truck idles fine . When reving up engine at idle the rpm range fluctuates between 2-3 thousand rpms. If you push the throttle a little past that point the engine will rev up normally. the only thing th...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L tank VIN: 1N4DL01D7X
This vehicle has a problem when refilling the fuel tank. The tank will receive fuel at full rate until the last 4.5 to 5 gallons. It then seems to take just a few ounces at a time. It will back up and cause the fuel nozzle to shut off repeatedly. I have been u...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
This car came in with a bad battery, and a complaint that it hesitates and idles high, and the check engine light on. I replaced the battery and checked the codes which were P0510 (closed tp switch), and P0732 (gear 2 incorrect ratio). I replaced the combinati... Trouble codes: P0121 (tps)
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1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass 350CID no spark VIN: 3J57K2R175
Here I go again! I don't have spark after I replaced the cap, rotor & points. I don't know if it had spark previous because it sat for 7 years. It probably is the way I set my points, let me know what you think. Here is how I set em', I had the distibutor on t...
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1996 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1G3HY5217T
good morning folks . i have a popping noise in left front when wheels are turned sharp in either direction and moving from a stop. i have replaced front struts and looks like left front wheel bearing has been replaced . every thing else looks ok on front end.t...
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1996 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HY5217T
hello again everyone .same vehicial different problem.the car will miss sometimes on take off and sometimes will stall at take off .stores a code po336 when this happens .have replaced ignition module and pcm with no luck . Trouble codes: P0336
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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1L starting VIN: 1G3NB52M9W
The customers complaint was the battery, brake, abs, and air bag lights are on. Performed a battery and charging system test. Alternator is charging at 14.8v, so I checked the archives for any simular problems and came across with someone replacing the alterna...
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2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Fuel smell VIN: 1GMDV03E72
Hello all, We have been wrestling with this 02 Montana for about 6 months. When it sits overnight in the customers garage, in the morning he ocasionally has a fuel smell. He seems to think it is coming from the front of the vehicle. Here is our history with...
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE635X3
Vehicle came in with code P0519, idle air control circuit system performance problem, we ran through the trouble code diagnostic procedure, and came up with nothing, we loosened the throttle cable and cleaned the IAC and throttle plates, cleared the codes and ... Trouble codes: P0519 (Idle air control circuit performance)
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L anti theft VIN: JF1GD70686
posting for a friend car is a theft recovery and he has the original keys cylinder wasnt touched (must have been flatbeded) vehicle wont start and antitheft light is on. he is wondering if anybody knows how to reprogram the keys or bypass the system. thanks.
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L crankshaft gear VIN: JT4VN02D6K
several years ago this truck came in the shop and acted as if it had jumped time. after a tear down it was discovered that the keyway for the crank gear had broke, and the crank gear was able to spin about a quarter inch in either direction on the crankshaft. ...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1NAXE04B28
car runs extremely rich,has gas in oil,seems to be too rich for sensor problem,also mil not on.stuck injecter on an asian car? anybody see this before? thanks,jack
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Surge, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
this is my mother in laws' vehicle so i am catching a lot of heat for it. need a lot of help. she complained that the car would stall and would not start back up.the mil was on. pulled the code for insuffent egr flow,it ran like it was starving for fuel as wel...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KOW
Thanks in advance for your help on this nightmare. This thing came in originally for an intermittant stall about 14 months ago. We did a full tune up at that time and also changed the timing belt as it was long overdue. Customer went happily down the road. Thi... Trouble codes: P0303
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BC22K21
The customer says that this car will stall while he is driving, but is very intermittent. He says that when the car stalls, it will usually restart right away. I've had the car for several days and have not been able to duplicate the problem even after driving...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L warning lights come on VIN: 5TDBT48A41
Intermittantly the brake, abs & tracs warning lights all come on together. This usually happens shortly after starting the car, backing up & when starting to drive forward. Fault codes: C1223, C1203, C1241 all are found in the memory after this happens. Identi...
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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L Electronic VIN: 19UYA325XX
Many thanks to all nine members who respond my post. The culprit is bad/worn O-ring on the converter snout. It was internally seeping fluid pressure, causing torque converter lock up slipping and the ecu caught attention and flag the code. Special thanks to Ma...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L miles VIN: WBAAM3336X
All the information I recieved and investigated shows that the vehicle has to go to BMW to reprogram. No solution outside of that has been found! Thanks to all those that responded! BMW says it's impossible!
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L No Start, no crank VIN: 1C4GT64L5X
It's been a couple more weeks and there has been no sign of the van returning on the hook so I'm going to close this post.I received several good ides such as checking the cluster for cold solder joints and testing bus voltages but as I said the van hasn't ret...
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1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0L No Start VIN: 4B3AU42Y0V
I was able to recreate the complaint in shop with testing equipment installed.intermittantly fuel pump was not powering up on start up.replacing fuel pump relay cured the concern,thanks to all that replied
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L transfer case VIN: 1D7HV18D24
Recieved 6 reply's all suspecting the rear differential. Two replys said to try a set of Chassis Ears, if they were available. I purchased a Chassis Ear, and it pinpointed the problem at the rear differential.Replaced all rear diff. bearings, and all is well. ...
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1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT05H05
thanks to the 5 guys who sent us ideas on the fix,all were very helpful. what we actually found after replaceing the distributor. we had crank and cam signals(waveforms) but no tach or pip signal, after talking to the owner we found that the car had actually b...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW35F6T
My father chose to go to florida before I could check it out. Thanks to all who gave such great advice. I will save the info and check it out in the spring. Thanks again. This site has been so helpful Trouble codes: P0236 (Turbo boost sensor A circuit performance), P1211 (Injector control pressure higher or lower than desiered).
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E6Y
Thanks to all who replied! On day two the Explorer would not start and run even at idle. A check revieled no fuel pressure. We removed the fuel tank and sending unit with pump and found that the fuel pump was hanging off to the side of the pump/sender retainer... Trouble codes: P1747 (Press Ctrl Sol Short Ckt EPC), P0743 (Tcc System Electrical Fault), P0750 (Shift Sol A Fault P0755 P0760 P0765), P1451 (Evap Vent Ctrl Fault), P0135 (P0141 P0155 P0161 HO2s sensor faults), P1409 (EVR Ctrl Ckt Fault and P1000 OBDII system checks incomplete).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L delay shift VIN: 1FMZU63W72
Thank's for all the great info. I replaced the solenoid pack, trans. filter & oil flush, refill with mercon V, and all is well. have not heard back from customer so i'm going to call this a fix!.
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2000 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKEC13TOY
Well, after several attempts of things everyone suggested, this truck took on a whole new personality. It went from stalling at a stop light to bucking and jerking, and just cutting out while accelerating. I took a ride in the passenger seat while watching the...
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1997 Honda Civic HX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ7127V
Thanks for the help. The problem was in the harness. All circuits ohmed ok with engine off, but had an open when the engine was running. Trouble codes: P1162 (front heated o2 sensor malfunction).
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L rear wiper VIN: 4S2DM58W01
Norman was correct, i found the wire which goes to the park switch in the motor had grounded out to the tailight wire which supplies power to the license plate lights. I found the wires in the pivot for the rear tailgate, both wires are green and red so you ha...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L misfire VIN: IJ4GZ278Y6
thank you everyone for the replies. i believe as most of you said that it was an intake valley gasket, and the coolent sensor light went out after the sensor was changed, how ever the customer refused the fix and left with a glowing check engine light with ste...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy, lose of power VIN: JM2UF1135N
thanks to Terry, James, Joe & Eddie. computer board clean, no burnt spots. timing belt tight, crnk pulley not loose or slipped. Have concluded that problem is internal carb. can get computer to try & control fuel mixture by propane enrichment but very diffecul...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGE22COU
after check all voltages at computer (and even replaced computer with used one). replace distributer again. vehicle runs fine now. thanks for all the help. after this car i will never assume new parts are good parts!
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1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1130441201
Hi and thanks for all the help we got this car to the right mixture by setting all the linkage rods and adjusting the mixture screw. Thanks again George
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L 2 much thrtle trvl VIN: 1MBGC34275
well I am sorry for late post. 91 300se...as per prior posted info and question...the throttle linkage is NOT directly linked to the throttle plate..in a test, due to no info that made sense of my situation, I proved that the vehicle runs and can be made to ...
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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1N4L11D74C
carlot picked up car.they did not want to put any money into this car when a tps would have fixed it... Trouble codes: P0507, P0011, P0725, P0335.
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WS52HXY
hello fellow techs, the Olds has been back to the costomer for two weeks now so I'm positive the problem is fixed. Francois and Marshall were right on track with suggesting to look at the ignition switch. I pulled the switch out and checked it with an ohm mete...
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2002 Peugeot 206 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: VF32ANFUF4
The consensus on this problem was that coils packs where faulty along with a wiring loom problem to the TPS. I have not been able verify this because the customwer has declined to spend any more $$$. Obviously the driveabilty was not that bad. Apart from a ver...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L no start VIN: 2P4F2532WR
Thanks for all of your time fellows. Some may not have read the post correctly as they were suggestting fixes for a crank but no start condition (cam sensors/ etc) -- but I had a no crank condition. The starter motor had been rebuilt and new solenoid installed...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L tcm VIN: 2P4FP2534W
thanks for all the help, the problem ending up being in the interior fuse panel, the 10 amp fuse which feeds power to the tcm would break connection, if you tugged on the fuse panel, you could get it to work, i confirmed this by checking for power at the tcm a...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81HST
well this ones back on the road again, seth from jb euro tech took the time to call me & explain how this sytem worked & as always was simple once you understand what to look for. the power for the blk with red trigger wire comes from the power stage / coil un...
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1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81HXW
Thanks to all those who replied. The problem was the ignition coil. I feel a little embarrased but we tested the coil using a spark tester and followed the coil test procedure of VW that was on Alldata. Test results were good but when we sprayed a light mist o... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire cylinder 2), P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3).
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Mechanical VIN: YV1CZ59H64
Thanks to all who replied. We have gotten the basic information on the mains from several, and a fax from one member that included the entire engine assembly information that also proved helpfull. If anyone is interested, we discovered that there are no oversi...
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