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1998 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9652W
this for honda techs have above described car here is the story towed in after atempted theft drilled ignition replaced ignition with factory new one car cranks but has no spark or injector pulse called customer and found out she was having intermiten problem ...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Ride height control VIN: WAUYP64B31
This vehicle suspension works fine, except that after the car sits without being driven for 2 days the right rear corner is sagged about two inches. On start-up the vehicle comes back to level. We have used soapy water to check for air leaks and have not found...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WBADD632XW
thanks in advance. this car was just at a trans shop and they rebuilt the trans do to a no shifting problem. they rebuilt trans and still had same problem so they gave the car to me to look at. here is the funny part. i cleared all the codes in the engine and ...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
hi to all, this vehicle when you come to a stop, and idle only a few sec. will stall and restart as soon as you crank it. it is intermittant i have drove it yesterday for nearly 2 hours and nothing wrong. today it stall 3 times in about 5 hours running. while ...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Blower housing VIN: 1G6KD52YXT
Greetings group. I have this cadillac "Devil" with a broken evaporator/blower case. I have ordered the housing and looked at Alldata for repair info. The closest information that I can find is the evaporator replacement. It quotes 9.8 hours and involves droppi...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCCS19X8V
This truck has several problems the customer shut the truck off and then when he went to start it back up it died and he said then it wouldn't restart so he was going to push it out of the way and he couldn't get it out of park. Here's what I found while check...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 36NEK18R4W
Greetings: We have a Tahoe that runs good on the road but misfires at idle and sets 1 code for #6 misfire. We have put in new plugs, plug wires,air+fuel filters and a new injector on cylinder #6. Performed a decarbonization treatment and confirmed a good fuel ...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCC1948WK
This truck came in for a tune up/diagnostic. The SES light comes on with KOEO and when the truck is started it goes out. I took the truck for a test drive and it is ruuning bad/ missing. I brought the truck in and hooked it up to my SOLUS and cannot ge...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L temp VIN: 1G1JC5243W
Hellooooo out there. Cavalier came in as overheating. Lower hose where t-stat is does not get hot t-stat not opening. Replaced stat & retested same condition. Completed block test & failed test 3 times. Replaced head gasket with new head bolts (did not send he...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GBDM19W4Y
when cold, lately its been 28-31 degrees it has a hard time starting. changed coolant temp and air temp sensors, common but didn't fix it. did fuel injection service, bg thru injectors, didn't help. fuel pressure seems to hold but seems a little low, 55 psi ru...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GCHG35R92
The van momentarily starts but shuts off immediately and backfires and has no power (it will not rev up) The more we try to start it, the more it pops & backfires like it wants to run backwards (seems to be a timing problem). We have replaced coil, ignition mo...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L abs VIN: 1GNEK13Z12
Truck came into shop with the complaint thatABS would apply at low speeds. Checked codes no codes. Test drove toconfirm customer complaint, ABS would apply at speeds [...] MPH. Brought truck into shop put on hoist removed front wheels found rotors rust...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Hi folks, 2002 Impala LS 3800 seriesII. DTC P0410 Secondary AIR Injection Malfuntion. I ran the DTC on a Solus scanner and then performed an output test with a vacuum gauge T'd in to the exhaust valve. Pump runs, solenoid operated, valve opens, trims go up (1... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary AIR Injection Malfunction)
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1992 Dodge Colt 1.5L Unknown VIN: JP3CU24A4N
When trans is shifted in to drive or reverse, it immediatly will stall the engine no matter if you raise the RPM's or not when shifting into gear. It almost sems as though drive & reverse are trying to apply at the same time or lock up converter is on. I looke...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start, INTERMITTENT VIN: 1B3HD46T0S
i have this crys. has intermittent no start.turn the key to start it just cranks.turn key off then to start again it starts and runs.it loses spark.one time i cranked it and let go of the key and it started.i checked and replaced the ignition switch,thinking s...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Low Power VIN: 1B7MF3367Y
Hi Group, I need help with this Dodge truck. The owner complained of low power when cold, and a short test drive confirmed this.When trying to pull off this truck doesn't have enough power to rev to the shift point into 4th gear. Reading the archives I found ... Trouble codes: P0216
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1993 Eagle Vision ESi 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2E3ED5GT0P
Hi everyone, I need some help here. This eagle cuts out intermittently. Cust says it doesn't matter if it is wet or dry, hot or cold etc. Just feels like it wants to stall, but doesn't. I had the car for about a week and a half and only expeienced it twice. w...
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1992 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDA11U4N
THIS WONDERFUL MACHINE WHICH BELONGS TO A STUDENT OF MINE WILL NOT START INTERMITTENTLY. WE HAVE SCOPED THE PIP AT THE DISTRIBUTOR AND IT LOOKS GOOD.THE VEHICLE HAS A NEW IGNITION MODULE, COIL, PLUGS, CAP AND WIRES WHICH IT NEEDED AS THE SECONDARY TERMINAL ON ...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 1FMDU34X4R
Hi group. This Explorer has a A4LD transmission. Originally, it no had 4th gear and the oil was very burn. I dissasembled it and find the O/D band burn and the O/D drum bad. I overhaul the transmission changing: deluxe kit, converter, O/D drum, reverse band, L...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6536S
car came in shop for no start condition, not very familiar with ford driveablity. dtc 158 set and has a real hard time starting. Once I finally get it running it tips in on accel. ONLY WHEN COLD. If car idles and warms up everthing is ok. when it does tio in i... Trouble codes: 158 (maf high voltage)
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L p0171, p0174 VIN: 4F4CR16X8V
Lean fuel trim codes are setting, but condition does NOT exist for these codes. First off, for those checking the VIN, yep... This is actually a Mazda B4000, but I wanted to get the attention of Ford guys on this one. Secondly, I know Ford and Ford fuel trim ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank one), P0174 (System lean bank two)
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15U6W
this vehicle came in as no start has no spark with no injector pulse on scanner saw no crank output replaced crank sensor still nothing tested wiring to computer has all the readings its supposed to tested with multimeter. i checked all grounds they alllooked ...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRE1425W
Hello all, I Have a 98 e150 van here with a no start condition. The scanner shows pulsewidth during crank is 128ms and the short term fuel is at 45%, the spark plugs are soaked with fuel. We have replaced the fuel pressure regulator( not Leaking), spark plugs...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W4X
we had done a tune-up on this and was brought in running rough and missing a little. replaced plugs and ran great gave back to customer 2 weeks later... it had a small miss or stumble shut off let set over night next day ran great. now after running for 45 min... Trouble codes: P0430
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L crank pulley VIN: 2FMZA514XX
SQuealing noise from crank pulley area and van shuts off. Belt has been removed to eliminate all accesories. This only happens after van runs for a few minutes. Noise starts and engine shuts off no codes present. Tried a crank pulley, no luck I suspect a oil p...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU63P61
Truck came in for misfire. Scanned and found multiple misfires on several cylinders. Found wires incorrectly routed and wire seperators all gone. Plug wires were routed using nylon wire ties and several had arc spots. Replaced wires and plugs, rerouted correct... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0307 (Cylinder 7 misfire)
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L battery VIN: 1FTRW07663
Customer came in with truck dead. Found battery with bad cell. Replaced battery. Went to start next day it was dead as can be. Checked system for draw and found 3 amp draw. Disconnected alternator and draw appeared to be gone, wrong, got in vehicle with keys i...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L all 3 guages VIN: 1FAFP33P73
hi all, i have this focus that is my problem now that it is out of warrenty. the temp, speedo and fuel guage will kind of just die sometimes. with the car warmed up with koeo all seems normal. but when the engine is running the guages will sometimes die, or b...
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2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GKDT13W0Y
The problem this vehicle is having is that it falls flat on its face when you try to accelerate for a few moments, and then accelerates normally. There are no codes present. Plenty of fuel pressure(60 psi idling and 65 psi under slight load in gear with brake ...
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2006 Hyundai SANTA FE 2.2L Safety VIN: KMHSG81WPT
THIS CAR HAS SRS light on. There is no toruble code. Can anyone help on how to reset this light.
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L all guages VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
I am looking for a second opinion in hopes I am on the right track. On start up the odometer reads and in a few seconds it reads no bus. All guages are out, air bag & check engine lights are on and code P1687 no cluster bus message & P1698 no ccd message from ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Heated driver seat VIN: 1J4GW48S6Y
Jeepsters! I looked at this animal and the schematic wiring & connector colors do not match from what I printed from Mitchell. Is there an easy check for these systems? The passenger seat heaters work however the switch indicator lights do not work- the indica...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel pump
HELP TECHS , KEY ON ENGINE OFF FUEL PUMP RUNS ALL THE TIME, key on eng.run have battery voltage supplied to p.c.m. side of relay therfore shuting relay off. Should be ground from p.c.m. The right turn signal stays on. Front, rear and dash. Pull 30amp fuel in...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7232X
Vehicle came in for overheating and running poorly. We installed a new radiator and the overheating was cured. Now on to the MIL on and running poorly. Both O2 heater fuses were good, and were getting voltage to the O2 heaters. I verified ground side control c... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 sensor inactive B1S1), P0135 (O2 sensor heater circuit malfunction B1S1), P0141 (O2 sensor inactive B1S2)
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L temp gauge VIN: KNAGD12662
customers complaint : temp gauge intermittently goes hot. vehicle in not running hot or overheating. after monitouring system we installed new temp sending unit. this did not solve problem. temp sending unit is a 3 wire unit that reports to ecm and temp gauge....
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E0P
Having trouble getting this code 13 to clear,check archives and didnt find much information on diagnosis. I have a good signal from all sensors, thinking possibly the cam timing maybe a tooth off. Inspecting timing marks, all are lined up. Not sure if this is ... Trouble codes: 13 (loss of rpm signal)
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U61
Customer original complaint was "jerking-chugging" and vehicle had become very hard on fuel. Dropped vehicle off at shop & 20 min. later would not start. Vehicle flooded almost instantly & would not clear itself. Did tune-up & vehicle started fine but ran poor... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1130, P1150
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L abs VIN: JTJHA31484
Intermitently the Trac, abs, brake and low tire lights come on at the same time, it started after a brake job, we checked all the sensors and checked for codes and all I get is 9 9 5 4, I checked with the lights off and when they were on, This is from the abs ...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L hard start VIN: 1LNHM97V2X
Hello everyone thanks in advance for help Car was towed in cranks but no start. Meas fuel preas while cranking 35 to 40 psi. Car starts on 5th try fuel preas at 40 then drops to 34 & stalls, this happens 3 times, then stays running at 36psi 10 minutes later p...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S0Y
i've come across these vehicles running strange and running lean due to a vacuum leak under the plenum atthe pcv l shaped hose, but i have no indication of a vacuum leak anywhere and the codes after erasing them on koer tests the codes come back lean at all ba...
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1990 Mazda B2600 2.6L Misfire VIN: JM2UF3142N
Hi, again. This truck was brought in with a blown head gasket. Because of the miles, we put another engine in the truck. When installing the engine, we had the fuel injectors checked and cleaned ulta-sonicly. We replaced all the ignition compoments and filter...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22581
This car is a pain in the butt. This is my sisters car has great maintance. The problem is intermittenly check engine light and rough idle and will not move when trying to accelerate. Problem seems to occur after coming to a stop, and then trying to go again. ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L starter VIN: WDCYR49E52
The customer states "while driving the battery lite came on and the next day the light was still on and then the car died - now it won't start" - we had briefly checked the battery and it was dead - we had called about an alternator and learned that there was ...
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Steering VIN: 1MEFM50UXW
Car came in with intermittent hard steering. We replaced rack(leaking), actuator(worked better with old one unplugged), and pump(bearing starting to seize). Intermittent problem still exists. Alignment, steering parts & suspension parts all free and no binding...
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1996 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AJ56G1T
any info on the P-1400 code light won't go off Trouble codes: P1400
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 1N4AL11D85
Haven't run into this one before any help is greatly appreciated. I do know this is a drive by wire throttle system. Trouble codes: P0507
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L headlights VIN: 1G3WX52H61
hi everyone. HELP!!! this vehicle has a problem on cold starts especially. after sitting, you can start the car and the warning lights in the cluster perform bulb check properly. then after going out, the abs, brake, trac off, pcs, and airbag lights come back ...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L starter VIN: 1G3NL52E93
Car is back with a intermitent no start, if you relearn the Passlock 2 system it starts for awhile, (2 weeks). Is it the Passlock Sensor in the lock cylinder?
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1997 Plymouth Neon 2.0L unsure VIN: 1P3ES27C3V
This vehicle came in with a growling noise complaint typical of front wheel bearings. We installed bearing and hub assemblies on both front wheels. This repair took care of the growling noise, however on test drive we noticed a slight howling from the left sid...
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Differential VIN: 2G2FV22P2S
Customer want 373 Richmond gears installed. Installed gear set with new bearings. After installation, had whine at 55 mph. Tried different set ups, could not get noise out. Renewed with another ring gear and pinion, whine better but still there some. Have trie...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: 3G7DA03E81
This vehicle has high idle. Scan data shows requested idle speed of 2,000 RPM's. Car is fine until you reach 10 MPH. Once you hit 10 MPH you can see tach go up. I know this is when the VCM controls idle speed. Do not understand why data shows idle request of 2...
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA299OT
This one is getting the best of me. It came in with mil light on. It had seven faults ( 62, 55, 53, 52, 51, 8 ) cylinder misfire emissions- relevant. I found that engine harness was detoriating and the dealer replaced it under warranty, the sparkplugs look ok ...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EF48EXX
To all, Turns over, no start. No pulse to ignition cassette. Intermittant pulse to injectors (may be normal due to no start). Replaced DI cassette and crank sensor- no change. Pin tested ECM no pulse there. Relpaced ECM- no change. Cut away insulation to wir...
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2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L engine VIN: 1ZFN556V2Y
Hello, I have this vehicle in the shop with an oil consumption problem. The vehicle was in to the dealer and they put new rings and did a valve job on it with no help. The compression is good. Has anyone ever ran into a situation like this on this vehicle? It...
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BAC2E1T
PO401, Ports pluged, removed Throttle body and unclogged and cleaned. Solenoid not switching when asked, replaced. Modulator leaked down, replaced with used, used leaked down after two weeks. Replaced with new from toy. EGR will stall engine at idle with hand ... Trouble codes: P0401
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1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L starter VIN: JT3HN86ROV
This 4 Runner only clicks at the solenoid when using the key. Battery tests OK. Bypassing starter relay results in solenoid clicking. Checked negative & positive voltage drops -OK. Ran new temporary positive cable to starter motor. Still only clicks. Owner sai...
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF12B1W
Hey folks, we have a false ABS activation concern when nearing a stop on this vehicle. Code 32 [L.F. Wheel Speed] was found and repaired with a new sensor. Code does not return nor do any other codes return; but the false activation is still present. Wheel spe...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2BG22K4Y
I have a 2000 Toyota Camry no start. No codes! Engine cranks. Battery voltage good. Water pump and cam timing is ok...justrplaced. There is spark and fuel. I have 12 volts at the injectors but no injector pulse. Does anyone have any ideas. Thanks!
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGH2OV81
LOOKING FOR HELP I had a new customer come in today with a check engine light on.We hooked up our scanner checking for codes and was surprised to see no codes. So we decided to induce a code by pulling off connector at maf sensor which worked.Computer and sc...
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2002 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L No Start
the problem i have is when on cold start it starts briefly stalls & i have to repeat the procedure. today when i tried it started died,so i hit the accle pedal once it started fine but ck eng lt came on p1120 air fuel metering. I was wondering if anyone had se... Trouble codes: P1120
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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBABF4327R
Sorry it took so long to close this post,but i didnt figure it out untill today.After replacing all of the coils due to burn marks on them,it still had same problem.So i finally decided to open up the DME controlmodule.The top looked perfect,but the bottom was... Trouble codes: 15 (Primary ignition circuit).
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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L air bag VIN: 4USCH7322T
Thanks to all who responded. Most recommended the seat belt buckle end. This was the correct repair ... problem fixed.
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK7331W
Hello fellow tech, sorry for the delay in posting, I was uncertain if I had a positive fix repair so I waited a couple of weeks. Here is the basics of the responses and what we did. * Norman from Great Britain suggested to clean the throttle body and sligh... Trouble codes: P0505 (IAC control).
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Will not idle VIN: WBABK8337X
Thanks to all that replied. The IAC valve was the culprit here. I guess what threw me off were the codes. Just a tap with a screw driver as Dan [...] mentioned and the idle came right up. I would like to thank all that replied again! Happy Holidays! Trouble codes: 65 (Cam Sensor signal A circuit Bank 1 or single sensor), 08 (Mass or volume air flow circuit range/performance).
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6347Y
thanks to all those that replied . the cam timing was off the previous shop assembled the cams incorrectly we repositioned the cams and the code dissapeared for good thanks again Trouble codes: P1520, 104 (outlet cam sensor).
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53571
We rechecked and found more codes once customer finally brought back in.Codes had to do with O2 sensor control deviation banks 1 & 2. We believe crankcase breather fixed this one. Trouble codes: 225 (p1192-Post Catalyst fuel trim system Bank 1).
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
Thanks to all that replied. It turned out that the refrigerant temp sensors are bad. We replaced them and all is well. Nice and cold. Thanks again!
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L fuel door,radio, trunk release VIN: W06VR52RXX
hey guys the battery guard relay was the culprit on this catera, replaced the relay and all is well thanks for all of your help on this one.
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L heater VIN: 1GNFK16K4R
thanks for all the help- we found a restriction in the fitting on the intake manifold- cleaned it out and back flushed cores- we have heat! thanks also for the info on electrolisis- helpfull- merry christmas- greg and crew
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G1WL52M5T
First I want to thank all who responded. It was definatly the chain jumping only with a load. Customer decided to opt out at this time due to holidays and cost. Thank you all for your help.
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1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Clutch VIN: 2G1FP22G2W
Well, we fixed this problem. Thanks for all who replied. We really learned something on this one. We did replace both the master and slave cylinders with OEM parts. Same thing. We decided to get OEM clutch kit. The problem actually got worse. UNBELIEVABLE!! Wh...
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1999 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban LS 6.5L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26FXX
we found vehicle had fuel pressure at injection pump but had low flow. further testing indicated that the fuel lift pump mounted to the frame was weak. we replaced lift pump and engine started and test drive checked out good. we also replaced fuel filter. than...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Misfire VIN: 1GCGG2SV63
Thanks guys for all the suggestions. This forum is the best. Several of you hit the nail right on the head. After much wire wiggling we found the problem to be a rubbed through wiring harness on top of the left upper control arm bracket, just like several of y... Trouble codes: P0300, P0351.
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2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L speedo sensor VIN: 1GDC4E1123
thanks to those who replied.after scoping the sensor we knew the sensor was working properly, so we then went to the harnass. the harnass was not pinched or stretched in anyway so we went to the computer. we bought the programs from gm to flash the pcm, and it...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL45HXX
Thanks for the quick replies. This is the first 2.5 we have worked on and I see it has the Mitsu distributor like the ford probe. I put a spark tester on it and it had weak yellow spark. We installed a reman and it runs like a top. Customer turned down a new o... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Misfire VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
the problem with pt cruiser was the asd relay it want to kick out after it got warm to cut the voltage to the coil pack and then had no spark. thanks guys for giving information what to look for you all been very helpfull. Trouble codes: P0352.
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1990 Dodge Shadow 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3BP44J7L
Thanks for everyones help. All replies pointed to faulty pickup coils. Scope did not pick up any faults in the shop, nor did a wiggle test. We put in a new aftermarket :( pickup coil and told customer to try it. Haven't heard back from him, so I am assuming th... Trouble codes: 54 (sync pickup signal), 33 (a/c clutch signal circuit).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D7HU18NX2
well we hope it is fixed, only 4 replies, 3 said injector, 1 said egr. This truck has no egr valve, if it did it would be over # 7 cylinder so that was a good thought too. We replaced all the injectors as we believe that it is an injector fault that caused det...
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1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU22X3S
Thanks for all the help guys I replaced the cam sensor and this fixed the truck. so much for MOD haveing the correct diag info. Trouble codes: 214 (cam sensor code).
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAFP74W5X
Thanks, Seems like everybody was Saying The same thing pretty much. Harrell from north Carolina says to forget the -40 under Ford specific they all do that After 97 because they use A cylinder Temp sensor.Iac was the problem .Car was acting up And I tapped...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L O/D Light VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
Thanks to all that replied.I removed side cover and sure enough we had epc and tcc connectors hooked to shift sol.but this is not the only problem we had with this trans.After short road test check light came on.pulled code po743.I noticed on test drive did no...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRE14L61
closing this one for now.got some good info but not enough to help.have tried everything suggested and haven't found problem cust took vehicle not sure if i'll get it back.ty for now.only thing that keeps bugging me iis it act's like an air leak but cant find ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU03161
In the end this poor Escape is unfixable for us. I followed Tom's suggestion of inspecting the airbox for debris that could block airflow and monitored the cam sensors for glitches as suggested by Christopher and Vincent but no luck. We're a used car dealer an...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thank you very much to all those techs that responded and were willing to give a helping hand. Regarding this truck here I told the customer that I wasn't sure what the problem was and to give me a little time to research and get back to him. After hearing you...
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1986 GMC cab over 231CID Excessive Emissions VIN: J8DB4B1H6G
Well I took some of your advise - I replaced all the filters and added a strong fuel system treament and drove it 30 - 40 miles - took the test and it passed - a heavy solution of fuel treatment and a long drive reduced the opacity from 85 to 45 Thanks for t...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L light on dash VIN: 2GTEK19T0X
i would like to thank all who replied to this request all replied with the same answer and it took care of the problem. it was the 4wd switch in the dash thanks again HAPPY HOLIDAYS LARRY
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L ABS Light VIN: 1GTGK29U11
Thanks for all the replies. Thanks to brandon from florida for the recommendation to send it to absfixer.com. We sent it out on monday, and after talking to the guy on the phone, this is a common problem. Thanks to Jeff, Lance, Dean, Ted, Tye, John, Ross, and ...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Surge
Thanks to all for the Quick response. Since the problem was intermitant, happening only undercertain conditions, I sent the customer off with a note pad and asked him to keep track. He is a truck driver so he has a good sense of what is going on. After a few d...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L compression VIN: 1J4GK48K92
Thank You for the replies The special service tool to hold the chain in place was special order 30 days away, We used a piece of threaded rod, bent it to go into the middle timing chain sprocket to hold the 3 chains in place and keep them from moving we had 1 ...
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2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L oil leak VIN: JT8BD69S11
with all your guys helpful inputs, this car is now fixed... the oil leak was definitely coming from the rear main housing. resealing the housing with high temp silicone from the dealer now has this car leak free. this is something i will not forget the next ti...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23GWA
Thank you all who replied, this vehicle is fixed...at least the fuel trim problem. After installing the naw MAF the fuel trims went back into normal values (+ or - 5)Also the vehicle performs very well now. I still have the problem with the horn honking when y... Trouble codes: P0170.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Excellent replies - thank you. Most replies focused on faulty converters. Particularly helpful was Gerald in California who provided some raw numbers related to MAF testing. Other emails suggested plugs, wires, crank sensor. What has fixed this vehicle is an E... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim limit bank 1), P0173 (Fuel trim limit bank 2), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0300 (Random misfire).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L heater VIN: WDBUF65J63
Thanks to iatn and the members for their help.The problem was the heater control valve located under wiper assembly in wiper cowl area. Coolant had seeped into the electric motor that opens and closes valve. My mitchell on demand did not show this motor.The re...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52T2Y
well i would like to thank everyone who took time to help, but unfortunately the customer decided not to go any further with repairs. so i may never know what caused the miss. wish i could have found it but at the same time glad to be rid of the nightmare. tha... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple cyl. misfire), 420 (twc low efficiency).
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Steering VIN: 1G2NW52E93
Customer opted to live with the problem for now.We did check most of the fixes offered to us.. again thanks for the replies. here are the replies. From: Mike from North Dakota Date: Nov 24, 2006 10:00 AM Take the P/S belt off and pull on the pulley and see i...
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L abs module VIN: YS3DD55B5W
Everybody said that the ABS controller was bad, just what the trouble tree said. I carefully removed the controller from the valve body (piece of cake, 6 screws) and shipped it off to BBA-reman (seems a good company) who tested it and sent it back saying that ...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21V11
I'm sending the customer to the dealer to have the cat replaced. She did not want to pursue the 411 code at this time. Thanks for all the replies.
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L No Start VIN: 9BWGP21J72
thanks to all replies very informative and helpful it was the injection pump fault,, but 3 days later the instrument cluster ,,, then 6 days later the alternator failed,,, talk about everything at the same time now running and starting great,,, pat Trouble codes: P0671 (shift solenoie e performance glow plugs), P (testing and results).
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L coolant VIN: WVWPD63B02
Thanks for all of the help on this Volkswagon. It turns out that the turbocharger has failed and coolant is leaking from the turbo internally.
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1995 Volvo 940 2.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8315S
First of all, thanks for all the replies! This is a wonderful tool for those hard to fix problems. When first checking the O2, it was fluctuating properly, and we took it to be OK. A later investigation indicated that the O2 would go flat, intermittantly, an... Trouble codes: 232 (Rich or lean idle).
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