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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WAUCB28D5X
I started by driving vehicle with a gauge t in at intake and checked boost I saw 4 to 6 psi. I then pinched off waste gate hose to see that turbo could in fact make boost. I saw 11 psi at this point the vehicle would dump boost. Alldata states that my boost sp...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D91
We replace both o2 sensors and cleared the codes the next day the light came back on with two new codes, listed above, we are having trouble getting info on this. When we first looked at it on the scanner the o2's were doing nothing after replacing them they w... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean), P0172
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1987 BMW 325e 2.7L 2-3 up shift VIN: WBAAE6404H
After rebuild vehicle has good 1-2 upshift. When shifting up to 3rd car bogs. If you try to accelerate trans down shifts to second gear. I adjusted selector lever and throttle valve/cable. Vehicle acts much like its engaging in two gears at once. I am going to...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L convertible top VIN: WBABK8322V
This car came in with top that doesn't work. I checked fuses and found fuse f49(20amp) blowen in the trunk compartment by the batery. I found a short and repaired it. I pulled codes for cvm and there were 3 faults- 1 motor outputs short-circuited to ground, 4 ...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L all window operation VIN: 5UXFB33503
After replacing regulators all seemed well, next day when pulling car in none of the windows would work from drivers door- will work from individual doors, no auto function- after cycle the key intermintently will work from drivers door switch- scan body syste...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1G4CW52K6W
just finished installing a new set of heads and new upper intake maniflod. after starting vehicle for first time. it runs fine but i noticed crankcase is drawing vacuum. dont see any pcv valve. i dont believe this normal. has anyone come across this before?
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L starter VIN: 1G4CW52KXW
Sometimes won't crank, has new battery, cables ect. cleaned tested, alternator charges normally. Will crank with additonal attempts and start, however gear selector indicator and other dash functions seems to be inoperative or erratic and linked to part of or ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y9X
Hey guys, I hope someone can help. This car came in running and I did alot of work to it now the theft deterent does not let me start the vehicle. It does crank, that tells me the key pellet is good. Also found passkey 55 in the IPC display data which is measu... Trouble codes: P1631, B2750
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
replaced a/c system in june all new parts. was working great until weather cooled off, first warm day wanted to use a/c compressor would not engage. have power on all swithches and relays. all fuses good. do not have power at compressor and pcm will not ground...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GYEK63R2Y
gas gauge needle is pointed at the right line on the gauge but it vibrates rapidly in place. had recent new fuel pump (ac delco ) so i thought maybe the sending unit was defective but a new replacment didn't solve the problem. redropped the tank to make sure ...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W4T
I've been playing with this vehicle off and on for about a month now...(belongs to a friend) The only code present is a misfire code... I can get this thing to do it almost all the time but it is really bad when its cold. It hesitates on take of, and at part t... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L door control module VIN: 1G1YY22G6W
We dont get many corvettes in this shop so I am not sure what to do. The problem is that the service vehicle soon message is on the display unit so I pulled the codes with the tech 2 and found that the left and right door modules have codes b2283 battery fault...
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 2CNBJ13C8Y
Speedometer and odometer are inop. This vehicle has been in a frontal impact accident. It has new hood, fenders & grill. Pulled test proceedure from Shop Key and all tests were good. Looked at VSS output with Tech 2 and it tracked MPH correctly. Tested wiring ...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC52F13
The first time the vehicle came in it had multple cyl. misfires. checked and found #2 & #3 misiing spark. checked allsystems and replaced ba plugs and coil pack and boots. a month later vehicle came back with same problem. Checke again and found no signal from... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cyl. misfire)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Air bag- SRS VIN: 2GCEC19V83
Vehicle is in for airbag light on- we see code B0084 for drivers seat position sensor circuit. We examined both front seats wiring as good as possible w/o removing seats and it appears all connected, non broken. There was no flood entry on this rig. We replace...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L rear of truck VIN: 1GBFG15T15
This is my personal van and I bought it new in June of 2005, ever since the first day I've been getting a very intermittent clunk from the rear of the truck. It's been back to the dealership 4 times for the same problem. First time back to dealership they chec...
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1980 Chrysler LeBaron 3.7L wiring VIN: 1C3BM46E8B
Hello folks and thanks in advance. I'll i need is a wiring diagram for the charging system. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: K4GP54R7TB
will set code po300 but no missfire can be felt. Trouble codes: 300
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R8X
This is the freese frame data ... left and right bank cloosed loop...load value 18%..ECT 221 f...Lf short term adap -2.7% Rgt short term adap -1.0%...LF long term adap -2.1%...RGT long term adap2.5%...map vac 9.5 inc...eng rpms 1792 aprox 55ph . The values at ... Trouble codes: P1196
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2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Gauges VIN: 2B4GP45G2Y
Chrysler Techs, HELP! We have a 2000 Dodge Caravan whose gauges drop out intermittently. The speedo, tach & temperature gauges will all flatline intermittently. This happens about once every 50-100 miles of driving. They will flatline anywhere from 1-20 minute...
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1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Cuts out, BUCKS VIN: 4E3AL54F8S
Thanks in advance. This ome came in with mill light on and bucks and surges when you hard accelerate and turbo is building pressure. The rear O2 was missing from installing performance exhaust and removing conv. Installed conv and rear sensor and mill is off. ...
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1984 Ford LTD 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP3937E
fuel pressure within specs @35 psi ;;check powers and grounds to pcm and check related components at pcm harness (( tps,map,ect,intake manifold temp sensor,o2 sensors working but stay high most of the time because of the rich condition;;
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1987 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FDEE14N1H
This vehicle experiances a no power when accelerating. It just dosen't have the power it should have to keep it moving. You have to almost floor the gas pedal to go anywhere. It won't rev freely when in netural either. it sounds like it is somewhat restriced l...
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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAOO64R5K
this vech came in with a buck surge while driving. it has happened 6 times in the last month. you drive the vech for awhile and then it will start to buck and jerk and the idle will surge. the vech did not stall for me but it has for the customer. when this ha...
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A5M
Hi My name is Andres and this is the first time I ask for help. This truck came in for a intermitent no start-stall problem and no codes. CPS was replaced due to bad wiring and wear out by the reluctor( it was not centered). Nothing change. Scoping the Pip, ci...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Radio VIN: 1FMDU32X6T
I have an explorer here that I'm putting the factory radio back in. It had an aftermarket stereo in it, I have the original head unit and everything is fine except for the head unit has no place to plug in the antenna. this is the JBL system with factory subwo...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L airbag light VIN: 1FALP661TK
this car actually is my teenage daughters so i would like to know the airbags are working. the airbag light flashes codes intermittently. some days none, some days multible codes, some days constant codes. the most common codes i've seen are 44, 24 anc C. in f...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26F5V
When driving the ck engine light will come on and you loose all throttle response . Eventually straightens out & runs OK --Very erratic -doesn't seem to be a pattern. No codes -the computer will not self test, the keep alive memory is not working . A symptom... Trouble codes: K0E0
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FMFU18L7V
customer complaint,no speedometer and hard shifting of transmission.also in past 4x4 lo indicator has been on.we felt trans. problem was related to vss problem.so started there.our first concern is which sensor actually is used for speedometer.apparrently ther...
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hi guys this is my first post, so Ill try to make this quick and to the point. This truck has allways had a slight miss to it, kinda like a lean miss (pop pop) at idle. Well this week it started missing going up hills. the computer shows a missfire at number 8...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31311
Fuel Level Sensor code PO460 sets and MIL light comes on.You can clear code and on 2nd test drive the code will reset and light comes on.The gas gauge always reads ok.The Fuel Level Input Pid on the scanner always reads ok.When you first start the car the fuel... Trouble codes: P0460
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L gas smell VIN: 1F1FP56S21
I have this Taurus, that the customer is complaining of a gas smell, when the outside temperature gets cold. I couldn't find and leaks and smoke tested the emissions, just wondering if any one has seen a common problem. Thanks for taking the time.
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L radio, heater fan VIN: 1FAHP56S63
the problem is that the vehicles radio display will go out and then you cant change anything volume, station, nothing. if you turn the car off and re start it it will work normally for a while again. the heater fan will also come on intermitantly, with no heat...
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GKDT13W9T
I removed the cat converter, due to low vaccum on acceleration, to check for an exhaust restriction. There was none. If you spray ether at the intake on accel. the hesitation disappears. I was wondering what the fuel volume should be? I have 1/2 pint at 15 sec... Trouble codes: 131 (o2 bank 1 slow response), 151 (o2 bank 2 slow response), 171 (system too lean)
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1985 Honda Prelude 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMAB5224F
vehicle came into the shop for a failed emissions diag. i dont really know much about these old vehicles. i found that alot of people have had ground issues with this vehicle. so i cleaned all the grounds and regrounded the black wire on the iat. ran a ground ...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L water pump VIN: 1HGEM21551
Help!! I can't figure out why this Civic 1.7 is having repeat water pump failures!! Worldpac pumps all are original manufacturer- always had good luck with them. Replaced timing belt, seals, and removed NON-LEAKING original pump at 110k- 1 year later and 10k m...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L longer crank time VIN: KMHWF35H92
about 70% of time the car will crank for along time before it starts. once it starts it runs fine. no other driveability problems with the car. there aren't any current or history codes stored. It can happen with a cold or warm engine also. when the engine is ...
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1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L security system VIN: JNKAY21D4R
we just got the title to this j30,customer took keys and abandoned it at the shop after he got the estimate for a/c repair. anyway,i want to fire it up to see what kind of condition the car is in before we go to the expence of makeing a key but the security sy...
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1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58E4K
Truck came in on the hook, weak and intermittent spark, Found customer install used distributor and didn't unplug it, but the wires were cut and twisted together, cleaned that up as good as could and then replaced power transistor after some testing, good stro...
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1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Harness
The car suffered an electrical event that left the harness to the coils, amplifiers, CPS (front & rear) and various other wires burned. I managed to find an original NOS replacement harness, and installed it, but am lacking spark & fuel inj pulse. There are 2 ...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L vents VIN: SAJDA01N92
Very bad smell inside the vehicle The smell seems to be coming from heater ducts. Hard to describe exactly maybe oil burning or rubber or electrical Very intermitent
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Interior mat VIN: 1J4GZ58S5P
Has anyone came across a wet passenger side floor by the kick panel. Everytime it rains the mat is wet only by the kickpanel. I checked with a water hose but could not recreate the problem. The Jeep is very clean and has low miles and didn't see the floor rott...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L electronic governor VIN: 1J4GZ58S0V
Bear with me fellow techs, I usually deal with driveability so I'll do the best I can. this jeep has been just about everywhere. it came to me after the original owner got so fed up with it he just gave it to the tech who had been working on it. what happens i...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L No Start, start stall VIN: 1J4GZ58Y4V
i have done a search on this ... everything points to antitheft system ... called dodge and they say that it doesn't have it (don't believe them)... also has remote start ... disconnected it) ... tried disconnecting battery and lock unlock with key phob and ke...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1J4FJ58L5K
The gauges in this Jeep intermittently drop to zero. If you push on the cluster the gauges will work, obviously a bad connection. The connector TSB has been performed and the connectors look good (clean with a little clear grease in them). I am thinking of att...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L freeze out plug VIN: 1J4FT6852X
freeze out plug behind head leak check procedure beside pulling head
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
i have two problems with this vehicle. when i try to connect my drblll with pcm i have a "no response" signal. i can access the rest of all modules (tcm,skimm,bcm,etc). the problem is only with the pcm. i already checked grounds, ignition voltage and battery v...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L compression VIN: 1J4GK48K92
Hi Thanks in advance This is my neighbors car when it had about 60 k on it ,it had misfires and he towed it to the dealer they replace #1 valve spring/s ? now it has no compression on #4 cylinder we think valve spring problem again not sure if I should pull th...
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1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L a/c VIN: JT8JS47E3S
hi every body, i need help with this lexus, a/c is blowing cold from the very right vent and half cold from the other vents.
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L alternator VIN: 1LNLM97V8T
Help!? We have this Continental with a no charge condition. I have battery power at the grn/rd wire, yel/wht wire and org/blk wire at the connector to the voltage regulator. The voltage at the grn/red wire is slightly erratic. When I supply power to the grn/re...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L leak VIN: WDBEB31E8S
Hello everybody I have old merc. diesel here that we replace the fuel filter on. Filled new filter w. fuel and installed, car started and ran for a couple of seconds then stalled. insted of cranking the crap out of it I decided to bleed the injectors, after bl...
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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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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23GWA
I have read many posts that are similar in the archives, most were repaired by replacing the air flow meter. the vehicle has good fuel pressure, all scan data with the exception of the long term fuel trim at idle. when driven under load the fuel trims will all... Trouble codes: P0170
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBJF65F5W
Hello. looking for help with this benz. this vehicle has abs, and bas/asr lights on. I have a launch scanner and very limited mitchell information to diagnose this one. I do not have enough info to understand how this system works, what order the modules commu...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC34G71
Good Morning, This car came with a check engine light and also a hesitation problem and bogs down when you step on the gas.I cannot get communication with the scanner. I have tried 2 scanners, Solous and MT2500. I have checked power and grounds and fuses to th...
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1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L Surge, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P6N
The vehicle was towed into our shop for a no start. After charging the battery the vehicle started right up but had an intermittant misfire. After it warmed up the misfire seemed to subside somewhat. We found the plugs extremely worn and the wires were origina...
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2003 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Power Steering VIN: 5N1MD28YX3
Power steering fails(no assist) at low speeds, mainly turning left. Pump is new. Belts are new and adjusted to spec. Fluid is good; hoses look OK (only 57K miles). Most Nissan problems are pattern failures. I can't find anything in the archives except an XTerr...
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AG55M1R
car is running rich no miss fire codes checked out catalytic conv. looks fine. has no power stumbles in gear. sent out ignition modual checked out ok. have a cam sensor code don't know if that was existing before it ran poorly. ect temp sensor looks like it is... Trouble codes: P0342
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1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1GMDU06L1S
Thanks in advance. Customer is complaining of an intermitant cutting out (not stalling) It has a very intermittant check engine light with no codes. I am leaning to a bad crank sensor but i was looking for some input. Thanks Mike P
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L running VIN: 5G2JB1243V
the car will run for days, stop for work will not run for going home, wait till morning car starts,good for days or day,will not start,tune up done,scans ok,battery new.car will turn over all the time.
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1990 Acura Integra RS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9448L
John, Steve and others hit this one head on. We had checked the power and grounds to the control unit but had missed the fact that one of the grounds was not good. After your response we went back and checked the grounds to the control unit and found no ground...
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WA1YD64B12
I used silicone on the o-rings. No more leaking. That took care of my problem.
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH8335X
I think this was a case of not realizing how the BMW's heating system works - we adjusted the center vent sensor / replaced the pollen filters (to give it more air) - this helped a bit but the overall conclusion is that BMW designed it so that there would not ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6334X
lots of good intelligent info on this request - Since I had changed the spark plugs (ngk [...]) and swapped coils around, several suggested the oil seperator under the intake manifold was a likely suspect due to their high failure rate - I am familiar with ...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
Well I didnt think a couple lbs of fuel psi would make that much a difference. Replacing the fuel pump module fixed the car. It has started every morning since replacing the pump. Thanks for all the help to everyone. Trouble codes: P0300 (multi misfire).
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W4V
Thank you very much to all who responded. Most said it was the spider tubes in the FI. I have repaired many of these but they all had a gas smell and/or a rich condition. This one didn't. A few said intake gasket. This van has had the long life anti-freeze rem... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Magasteer 2 VIN: 1G1YY22G4V
It was the steering wheel position sensor, just as five out of the five replays it got said. I have only driven the car a few miles but no codes set. Before I installed the new SWPS it would set code C1281 just turning the steering wheel with out moving the ca...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Stop Lamp VIN: 1GNEK13R9W
Well this one is fixed. Previously before posting I had checked the D pin on the brake lamp socket and confirmed 12v with pedal off and 0v with pedal on while watching the scanner stay locked on “switch closed”. Edwin [...] pointed out that I should dis...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
..the customer has decided to take the car to the dealer which is probably a good choice. Several posts mentioned the coolant temp. sensor which was checked and found to be ok. one post mentioned usimg a Tech 2, but we don't have access to one.. my lack of kno... Trouble codes: P0178, P0179.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L vehicle continues to run after key has been turn o VIN: 1GCEK19V03
A special thank you to Dwayne [...], you nailed it. Thanks to everyone else too, for all the other great suggetions. We ended up finding out that the vehicle had been invaded by mice they chewed a few wires & peed into the fuse block. This caused a short & corr...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L goes into limp mode VIN: 1GCJK33224
hey thanks for the help in sending my down the right path. after following the trouble shooting charts it shows that my injectors are fine and wireing harnnes are ok. im getting the wrong voltage out of the FICM to the injectors. the connectors at the FICM loo... Trouble codes: P0202 (cylinder 2 - injector circuit problem), P2149 (inj position voltage control circuit group 2).
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Overheat VIN: 2C3HD36JXY
Thanks guys, turns out the head gaskets we out of it afterall. Thanks again.
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2001 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L engine VIN: 1C3EL58U51
Thanks for all the quick replies. Out the top with no problem. Fred
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2002 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L timing chain
I must appologise as my first post was not exacly accurate. when I recived this vehicle and tore down the engine the first time the crank timing was out 1 tooth, when cust. returned the 2nd time with the same code and symptoms I assumed the chain had gone out ...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP2532Y
I would like to thank everyone who responded. First the fix. As many of you stated,the only fix was to replace the pcm. The customer opted for a salvage yard pcm and this fixed vehicle.I wanted to put in the chryler reman. I do not advise using any remans from... Trouble codes: P0601 (Internal controller failure/cheksum error).
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2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L high ltft
Thanks for your responses, however I probably should have given you all a little more info to start with. MAP voltage was right on the money, as was cam/crank synch. I can list this as tech error. Just because there are two fuel lines directly next to each oth...
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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L power steering VIN: 2FDLF47M3K
Sorry that it has taken so long, but unfortunately we have not been able to get the customer to go any farther with this vehicle. Some people say to get an OE pump from Ford. This is not possible since every Ford dealer in my area says that this is an obsolete...
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1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel guage/tanks VIN: 2FALP729XT
sorry for the long delay ... it turned out to be the tank cylenoid... thanks for all the help and schematics ... ended up buying alldata online finaly ... thanks again
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1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L alternator VIN: 1FMDA31X6V
This car was taken by the customer before it was fixed, but there is al lot of good info in the replies.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Assist VIN: 1FTNF21L51
I'm posting this thing as 'fixed' simply because the customer says everything is okay. My gut feeling is that what we did to fix it was not a fix but a band-aid temporary thing. What we did was perform a power steering flush service. We own the Motorvac fluid ...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53202
i want to thak you all for the time to read and respond! customer called and said car is starting great now after we chacked it? we really didn't make any changes but will have to wait and see if he calls back.roger had modules go bad but he said they usually ...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WFOFXXWPDF
hi guys : thanks to all of you , i have not completed this job as yet but i have all the info required , i am waiting on the cylinder head and then i am finish thanks to tim for the info.
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1997 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5264V
After spening many hours searching through archived repairs last night I had developed a battle plan, then first thing this morning rechecked site for any new replies and... DING DING DING WE HAVE A WINNER!!! Had one reply right on with my plan, although i had...
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1997 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG35R3V
thanks for all your help on this one. turns out maf sensor was bad.installed new one (ac delco)and has been gone for few weeks with no complaints. thanks agin for the help. Trouble codes: P0101 (maf), P0131 (o2 signal low bank 1 sensor 1), P0151 (o2 signal low bank 2 sensor 1).
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1GTHK23215
Performed the bulletin for wiring and new connectors. Trouble codes: P0207 (Cylinder 7 injector circuit problem), P2146 (Inj Pos Voltage control Circuit Group 1).
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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEJ6678V
I replaced the valve on the suggestions of all who responded. David from Oregon gave a pretty detailed description, I recommend all read if having a similiar problem. I explained to the customer the trouble with intermittant problems and she had no problem wit... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Steering VIN: 2HKRL1868Y
had tires balanced & steering wheel still shook also rotate tires same thing told customer he needed tires and he has not been back.also we checked inner tie rods and outter tie rods all was fine
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEM22904
Thank you all for your helpful responses. Your responses on exhaust restriction/blockeage were right on. Soon after 'check engine' light came on, with DTC 420 low cat. efficiency. The vacuum reading and physical check up of the cat. verified the exhaust restri...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L abs light illuminated VIN: 4S2CM58V6V
Thanks to all who have replied,after throughly checking all the wiring and checking all connections for corrosion we install a used ABS module.The light has stayed out ever since and its been about a month.Thanks again for everyones help.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S2CK58W61
Had a problem with oxg. sensor replaced fixed problems
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1999 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1J4FY29P0X
Hey everyone. Thanks for all of the good advice. Remember I told you that there was a bulletin concerning this vehicle and the scan tool causing random misfire? Welp, by golly, it's for real!!! Took the vehicle for a drive first thing this morning with scan to...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK48KX3
Thanks so much. I got 2 replies to check the cam sensor with a scope because chrysler is backwards on how they read and check cam/crank. Apparently a bad cam sensor shows the pcm that the crank sensor is wrong because it dosen't match the cam...showing the p03... Trouble codes: P0320, P1299.
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT8BF22GXV
Hi guys, thanks for all of the replies I really appreciate it. The vehicle came back in and it looks as of the P/S Pump is still the culprit. I guess we had it nailed initially. Gotta love the aftermarket. We are going to use a factory pump now and that should...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L chassis VIN: JM1NA3532V
Thanks to all who replied,we balanced all the wheels several tmes no diff,no engine missfire, adjusted the ppf to the correct spec then we adjusted it to the max and min settings found that the correct setting was the best for this car,but we did notice that t...
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L engine VIN: JM1TA2210V
It was the 'new' temp sending unit that was showing hot but in actuallity it was not. Thanks to Paul who reminded me to K.I.S.S. :) Thanks for all youe help. Robert
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: JM1BJ2222X
On this one I pulled the pan Beacause I wanted to test the solinoids on the bench and not just through the case connector. When I removed the pan I saw that it was full of metal and I sold him a reman. Fixed the problem.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHAZ966X
Thanks for the help. replaced both o/2 sensors and all is well . Mike P
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Battery symbol VIN: WDBSK75F63
Thank you all guys again and again, after lots of time of testing and consulting from shop foreman at MB dealer next door we found a problem - HAIR CRACK IN FUSETHRU PLATING F52, whatever ingenious engineers call fusible links loaded in the round cage in front...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L cylinder head VIN: 1N4AL11D82
Tech who took clyinder head off said he found a couple of loose head bolts(from overheat),wish he told me earlier,causing coolant to get into crankcase/cylinders. Machine shop both vacuum and pressure tested head and found on leaks.Darrel also said to check ca...
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L limp in mode VIN: 1P3AA4631R
well hate to close it up as i have run out of time the info i recieved was basic and thanks for all of it. we have replaced everything in the transmission circuts and went completely thought the harness with no faults found, my hair is so gray its falling out ...
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