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1996 Acura RL 3.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JH4KA9658T
i have a very unusual problem here with this acura that belongs to a very good customer; i am hoping somebody out there has experienced this ; i reset the check engine light ' egr code ; restarted car ; car dies restarted dies again' will not stay running; rea...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, Sluggish VIN: WAUBB88D6V
WE just did a timing belt and updated the TEN and timing belt as REC. Now car came back in and has a bad Sluggish problem at bottem end. we have checked the timing marks everything is right on.there are no check engine light on. anyone have any ideas.
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L asc (abs/asc) VIN: WBADM6348Y
Dear Bmw Friends, this car has the ABS and ASC light on: We read the computers and there is NO fault in the ASC computer, but in the EGS (transmission control GM5). It tells us the code is (149) 95 CAN wheels speeds. * We are using the BMW-tool and it automa...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L battery VIN: 2G4WB52K2W
Hi, Have this buick that we have been chasing a parasitic draw for a couple of weeks. When the draw appears it is a 12v draw. Pulling the bat1 fuse takes it away or pulling the 15amp fuse in the interior fuse panel that is labeled radio rfa cluster hvac takes ...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6CD53B9P
This is my first post. Please help me. I rebuild automatic transmissions so I'm not that good with misfires. Thanks. This car was running rough always. The service engine soon light came on and it would sometimes stall. It would always restart. You did not ha... Trouble codes: E23 (Electronic Spark Timing EST Signal Fault), E41 (Camshaft Position CMP Sensor or Circuit Fault)
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: W06VR52R3X
Just bought vehicle for wife. Serviced trans per alldata specs. harsh 2-3 shift.hard clunk on accel,decel 2-3. now occasionally goes for 3 and seems like neutral for ? till it decides to go into 3. Once in 3 runs fine. no slip etc. dropped pan for second time ...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU06D4P
This old timer is killing me. It came in with the complaint of stalling. It has not stalled for me but it has a very rough idle, feels lean. I opened the hood and it looks like every one in town has messed with it. Some tune -up parts hade been done. I added d... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust)
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Hesitation, LACK OF POWER VIN: 1GNFK16K3R
Did you ever want to say NOT MY FAULT! This vehicle presented originally with an EGR code. The EGR valve was replaced, code cleared and test driven without a problem. A week later the vehicle is back with a lack of power complaint. We trace the problem to a f...
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1995 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L ABS Braking VIN: 1GBEG25K8S
Everything checks ok on this 4WAL system. No ABS codes. However, on dry pavement under medium to heavy braking conditions, ABS activates. This happens nearly every stop. The brakes all check good and all the wheel speed sensors are reading with 1 MPH of each o...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCEK19ROW
Will keep this short and simple. We have a code C0238 wheel speed signal malfunction. While driving l/f wheel speed is 3 mph slower than r/f and rear. No matter what speed. Don't have an erratic signal just a steady 3 mph slower. Tires all match size, psi etc....
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19R8W
Hi there! Have a 98 Chev truck with a dead miss,missfire history blames #5 almost exclusively,#7 a few times.I pulled #5 plug and it was fouled almost shut,fuel I think(light colored deposit).I changed the plug,wire,and dist cap,but no change.Engine compressio... Trouble codes: P0141 (02 heater), P0300 (random missfire)
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L abs , brake warning light VIN: 1GNDX03E9X
this venture came in with 3 warning lights, the abs, brake warning lights and an air bag light, these are the following codes: c1216 electronic brake control relay coil, ckt open c1256 lf motor circuit open b1030 rh pretens deploy loop resistance high i have s...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T1X
vehicle starts right up and runs good till fast idle starts to drop then idle starts rolling.long and short term fuel trim will gradually max out with o2 sensors showing very low voltage.fuel pressure is good at this time.i had checked for vac leaks with smoke... Trouble codes: 171 (lean condition), 174 (lean condition)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2GCEK19V71
hello there,this truck came in for no heat or a lack of heat.we replaced the stat once then twice.it also sets a po128 (t-stat). i have checked the arquives and found that aftermarket radiators can cause this due to a restrictor that is missing in the top cool...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Hdlights, int lights, VIN: 2G1WW12E41
Hi all you GM wiring experts, this Monte Carlo came into the shop with a list of weird wiring events, the interior lights click off and on, the headlights do the same, also the PDL's don't work, odometer goes off and on, the relays all click when theses lights...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L No Start, Starts and Dies VIN: 1GCHK29U71
I have multiple issues with this truck however the most serious one is no communication between the solus or an OTC scanner with any of the modules. Items working - Windows and door locks, head lights and tail lights, dash lights, cranks OK starts and dies, ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L rear rack VIN: 1GCGK13U63
I have a 2003 Chev Silverado with this quadra steering I think they call it. Never seen or worked on this system before. Friends brothers truck. I scanned it for any codes found none in engine or transmission. The only fuuny thing is that his speedo stop worki...
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2003 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C042 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GBE5E1113
This truck is making me crazy, no start cold or hot without either. With scanner monitered Rail pressure, and found pressure lower than spec cranking. Replaced filter and monitered pressure, cranking went to 10 and fired. Cut open fuel filter, found black cove... Trouble codes: U1800 (Communication loose with injector control module)
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Speedometer VIN: 1GNEK13T64
I usually work on Fords so this is new to me. Tahoe speedometer reads 85mph when sitting still. When it is driven it will go past all numbers over 120mph and point straight down. It started off only doing it once in awhile. Now it is like this all the time. Th...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L sticking throttle VIN: 1X58945444
On cold start car throttle sticks very high, Sounds like iac is opening way to far, replaced iac cleaned tb
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L blend door VIN: 2C3HE66G9Y
hi, when auto. temp. control is set at 90 heater cools down, when set at 60 heater goes hot. 140 degree at vent.replaced blend door motor, reprogramed a/c unit with no change.no codes present.can stop on blend door be broken, letting door get 180 degrees out?
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2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2C3HD36M73
Greetings Chrysler warriors...This 3.5L has fairly deep sounding steady knock that we can't track down. If you listen from above the engine the noise is definitely loudest on the drivers side [#2,4,6 cylinder side] and if you listen from under the vehicle it s...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L blower resistor VIN: 2C3JA53G35
Hi Chrysler tech's I am working on a 2005 Chrysler 300 with auto climate control the blower motor does not work and I must be going blind in my old age But I can not find the blower motor resistor in the plenum , any one that can guide my hand to it would be w...
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1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GL26X1N
This one is a hair puller. Seem to have all the vital signs: spark, fuel, compression, timing. It won't run on ether. It will sputter and if you hold pedal down start momentarily but will not idle. I checked the dist. for worn bushings and all is good there. L...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L tcc VIN: 1B7KF23Z1X
Customer stated vehicle was not shifting out of 2nd? This concern was never able to be duplicated. DTC P0740 was stored in memory, 2nd and 3rd trip counts were equal around 100. The only fault I detected on my test drives has been the TCC will disengage at a s...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no power VIN: 3B7KC23652
Ok diesel techs. I am a 24 year auto gas master tech. I have decided to start working on diesel trucks. When you guys finally stop luaghing, please take time to read this. Condition: When engine is cold there is no power from engine. After vehicle warms up it... Trouble codes: P0216 (Injection pump timing failure), P0122 (APPS signal volts low)
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1988 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTBR10T4J
The truck came in last week with a driveability concern. After it gets warm and driving for about 15 minutes, it loses power, misses badly and wants to die if you do not continue to feather the gas. If you throw it in nueral and turn the key off and restart, i...
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1990 Ford F F700 6.6L fuel shut off switch VIN: 1FDXK74P7L
I have a f-700 diesel at my shop shuts off after 20 secs. The fuel cut off silinoid is what shuts off unless you hold it down.There is three wires that operates it, black (ground)lg red (starter relay on the starter side) sm red (? it is what loses 12V power a...
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1990 Ford Taurus L 3.0L battery VIN: 1FACP55U6L
4amp battery draw.traced draw from starter solenoid to ecm pin #1 (kapwr)remove wire from ecm and draw is gone.replaced with reman. computer and same thing happens.checked all ground circuits.note-air bag light has been on for a year.this draw problem just sta...
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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVCT22B3P
Car towed no-start (customer claims just quit while driving). Attempted to start, Fires and sputters trys to run. My first thought was plugged exhaust, air inlet or timing. Good spark, injector pulse and fuel pressure. Scanned for codes and found many. -08- Ai...
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1996 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR1SU3T
I have this ranger that is driving me crazy. When I run KOER test P1408 keeps comming back. I swwitched the DPFE with ford and it still ther. If hook vaccum gauge up the smaller DPFE Hose and apply vaccum volts reading goes over 4 volts and when I realease the... Trouble codes: 1408 (insufiecent flow egr detected)
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF0729V
THis vehicle idles real smoothe.
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1998 Ford F700 7.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FDXF708XW
This F700 with an LPG 7.0L engine, intermittently blows fuse #1 when the vehicle that sometimes requires the vehicle to move, at other times the fuse will blow when the IGN is turned to the ON position. When the fuse blows, the speedometer quits working and a ...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FBSS31L9W
No codes. Passes all tests we can think of. Has a strong surge under hard accel and cruise. Almost feels like a quick cut-off. It is fairly steady, every few seconds. No missfires. No injector faults. Readings seam normal. Thanks in advance.
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP52V6W
car stalls when shifted into reverse and will not restart for a time...this happens only once a week or so...i have left the shop twice after the car has stalled with test equipment in hand...the first time i checked fuel psi first thing it was at 0psi...set u...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L abs light fuel light VIN: U91G261981
customer states abs light fuel light and 2 other lights (she thinks), blinked on then off. also thought she noticed loss of power for a moment. she also said there was clicking under the dash. test drove car and no symptons were found. scand comp. and no codes...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Front Pump VIN: 1FMZU63E52
Can anyone tell me how far to drive in the front pump seal on a 5R55W? The one I removed was recessed about 3/16", So I installed the new one the same way. It appears that there is not sufficiant clearance for proper drainback (approx. .080" between seal and b...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4wd VIN: IFMFU18L63
Thank you for reading this. Sometimes the 4WD will work, other times it will not. It has a new 4WD motor bolted to the diff and it has a known good 4Wd module. The switch voltages at the module are; 2H is 9.6v 4AWD is 6.9v 4HI is 4.5v 4LO is 2.6v When th...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L ICP system
Vehicle towed in. Hard start/stalling. Once started if you revved engine to 1800 - 2000 RPM if you let go on accelerator fast in neutral engine stalled. Put vehicle in gear it stalled. Found code for no. 8 glowplug malfunction & low ICP pressure. Replaced engi...
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L battery drain VIN: 1G87T13W3W
the problem is as follows :the customer drives it around its okay, it charges and starts , everything is working ok.Then he parks it overnite and it's dead in the morning.But it can also be ok for a couple of days,then it will be dead.All lites that are visabl...
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GKDT13W7W
Vehicle hard to start after intial warm-up. When vehicle sits for approximately 20-30 minutes, it cranks for 10-15 seconds before finally starting. If for any reason, the vehicle starts anytime immediately after turning ignition off. Vehicle starts fine cold. ...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L oil pressure VIN: 2GTEK19T3X
truck came in with complaint of losing oil pressure after startup. oil pressure normal at startup, will drop to two to three pounds in about three to five minutes. valve train rattle. pressure will return to normal after about one minute and will remain normal...
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L wipers VIN: 1GTHC29U11
Said vehicle has an intermitent wiper problem, they work on Hi only. I replaced the wiper module because they are known to be a problem and they worked normally for about 5 minutes in the shop. I took it out for a test drive and they started back with the Hi o...
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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L stubby shaft VIN: 3GKFK16T45
On this particular model, it is possible to remove de driver side flange without taking de differential apart? I have replaced those seals on simmilar GM products just by tapping the flange out and in some stubborn cases by means of a slide hammer. Anyone havi...
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L alternator output VIN: JHMCB7652L
this vehicle has a properly operating charging system in the bay in gear and underload when vehicle is driven down the road under a lite accel the dash lights and headlights dim for a few secounds then will stabalize ran vehicle on dyno does the same thing as ...
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2004 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Left Slider VIN: 5FNRL1895B
Hello all - My customer states that, at times, the drivers side sliding side door does not respond to outside or inside door handles, which are supposed to cause the door to slide open (or closed) electrically. If the door is closed, it won't open, but more im...
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2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD78965
Hi Guys, I got this 2005 Honda CRV with auto trans, came in for front struts, after install the new front struts which they are OEM, the car start to shake any at any speed above 25mph like there's a bent wheel, it shake only on acceleration if i took my foot ...
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L valves VIN: 4S2CM57WDW
Did a complete rebuild on this engine. The shop that I am now working for also rebuilt one a couple of years ago before I worked there with the same result. The valves are extremely noisy. The valve lash was checked before disassembly and all were 2 to 3 thou ...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W91
The customer brought this vehicle to the shop complaining of a hard start / long crank after fueling. She also states that if she leaves the engine running while fueling that the engine will stall and be hard to start. The CEL has not come on when this has hap...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ28S0R
When I drive it down the road around 40-60mph it will buck and the customer said it even idled way down to about 400rpm one time when it got real bad. It will only do it hot and it gets worse the longer you drive it, shut it off and start it right back up and ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L turn signals VIN: 1J4GW68N7X
vehicle arrived without any turn signals or hazards. wiggled flasher began to function intermitently. replaced flasher 2 cold days later it returned pulled junction block out tightened connections for flasher reassemled and its worse. appearently poor solder c...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, VIN: 1J4GW48N92
hello everyone, i got an 02 jeep thats got an exstended crank. it cranks for about 3 to 5secs sometimes longer then starts, fuel pressure is 50- 52 and i put in a fuel filter cause the regulator is built in it, it seemed to be better but complant is back,i tho...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22282
Assembled engine. Starts but runs like cra**$#. Timing marks are dead on( except on the rear head, the intake cam look like it is off half a tooth)Impossible I know - even with the adjustable pulley on the front. It has good compression, spark, plugs are good ... Trouble codes: P1775 (gearbox fault)
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NLNM97V6V
Car runs quite well with the exception of the Mil. I replaced the MAF because it was giving me a Baro PID of 144Hz or about 6000 ft at sea level. The new unit reads 149Hz or about 3330 ft(at sea level). I also replaced the PCV valve as someone else had just do... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 Lean)
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Stall VIN: 1ST3FR409R
hi all getting balder by the day thanks to lincoln! have one thats is very intermitten it will stall when coming to a stop! it does happen within ten miles of driving it, but that is the only constaint thing that occurs no codes what so ever. and it has been r...
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BC1415V
This car is running rich and I can not seem to find the cause. The compression is 180 psi across the board. The spark plugs are black as a hat. I scoped the injector and found the pulse width to be 2mS. I have not found what is typical for this car. Also the f...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C73
this car has a bad hesitation, and hunts at idle, it doesnt appear to have any vacuum leaks and the maf readings look normal, (i ckleaned the maf sensor) i see the throttle chamber is totally electronic,no mechanical connection to throttle, is there something ... Trouble codes: P0171
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1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 2.8L Cuts out VIN: 1110251200
The problem with this vehicle is that after replacement of ignition points, they get contaminated and the car won't start. This was a problem with these older MB's and we used to put IKAR points(which I cannot find now) in to solve the problem. Usually it woul...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA32EXS
Car towed in from another shop as a no start. They got out the parts gun and threw a wiring harness,crank sensor, overvoltage proection relay and an HFM at it and then gave up. This car is CHERRY and has had A LOT of major work to it in the recent past. Head ... Trouble codes: 65 (L/5 Crankshaft position sensor magnet)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L dorr locks and alarm VIN: WDBJF65JOY
customer came in with problem with the alarm system.. we pulled code 1435 short in ata sensor...symptom.. when you lock the car the alarm will go off by itself randomly..if you leave it unlocked the doors will lock by themselves and the alarm goes off...i cant...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L windows/alarm VIN: WAULT68EX2
well the fixs is in replace conv mod ,code mod and syn keys
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L alarm VIN: WAULT68EX2
well all the codes was from the mod not being coded. found right code cleared all code . syn keys fixed !! thank you for all the help guys your the best!!!
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L blower VIN: WBADD6327V
well with the great replys I looked at the voltages coming in and the same going out. The failure in this problem was the blower motor. I call this a fix, buy the fact that we tried to jump the motor termials and all that happened was sparks.I have ordeded a m...
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1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L oil consumption VIN: 1G6DW52P3T
the car is returning later this week to install another reman from the rebuilder. this oil usage came on so fast that it can't be considered normal. i got alot of replies saying ignore it its normal. to go from no oil between changes to three quarts between ch...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57N83
I received only 2 replies on this request. One suggested I check for the sensor signal at the other end of the harness to reduce flexing. I think it is the flexing that is making the car start. The other response just sent me the no-start procedure from the ma...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GBEL19W7R
Well it's fixed. While there were some good responses to this problem, all had been checked already. WE had good fuel pressure, but it wasn't staying quite high enough under load. Dave [...] had what I was looking for; a fuel volume spec. His spec of 16 oz....
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L encoder motor VIN: 1GNEK13T21
customer picked vehicle up without repair. Customer was advised problem may be in the transfer case or he needed another encoder motor. The fixes that were posted were: replace encoder motor, short in the wiring or transfer case bad. We had already replaced th...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S92
I did recieve replies that techs that have come across this code did have success with repairing it by installing another ecm.I did get a new ecm had it reprogrammed and so far so good.Thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0601.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Axle binding VIN: 2GCEDK19T0
Well I got this one figured out, it turned out to be the transfer case control module comanding the encodor motor into 4X4 high when there was no need for it. upon removal of the module found the is had a rattle to it, just for curiosity I opened it up and it ...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L fuel sender/ gauge VIN: 3GNGK26U93
After talking with customer, he agreed to allow us to drop the tanks to do some testing. After testing found the front sending unit (the one not previously replaced) to be at fault. Thanks for all the replies!
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L dash lights and lights on radio VIN: 2G1WF52E03
Hellow well i would like to thank everyone who replied,thay were a grate help. the fix was a two part fix the head light switch was bad and the bcm was bad.!!! thanks for all your help!!! jim
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Stall VIN: 1B4GP55R7T
Thank you for all the replies. I put a fuel pump in this vehicle. I have seen fuel pumps quit before and then have the vehicle start after it was towed or cooled down but never with the infrequency of this one. I gave the van back to the customer and time will...
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2004 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L grinds while starting VIN: 2C3HH46R34
This vehicle has a blade style trigger wire connector. While it seemed tight, I think it was actually intermittently loosing connection while cranking. Therefore I soldered the wire to the terminal end and am awaiting any report back that the customer has. Tha...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54R5T
hey all... let me start off by saying thanks to the few that replied... Dan from ontario thank you for the diagnostic for the code P1388..still can't believe it wasn't in MOD. the first thing i found, was the wiring harness for the ignition coil, and fuel ... Trouble codes: P1388 (asd relay control circuit open or short).
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Y4W
This truck is fixed.After letting engine run for an hour and spraying it down with water,than road testing,the truck did misfire.CEL flashing and everything,but it still didn't set any codes.Customer finally let us know that he has been chasing this problem hi...
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2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1D7FL16X33
I was unable to duplicate concern at the time of the posting, so it was released to the customer. The customer had no problem for almost 4 weeks, then would not start again. This time I found the distributor cap and coil wire were causing the problem. 3 replie... Trouble codes: P1388 (Auto shutdown relay control circuit).
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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Rotors? VIN: 1FMEU15H2S
Basically against what i found, i replaced the front left brake hose and low and behold it fixed the stupid problem! Bugged me a bit cuz i had good flow and the caliper compressed smooth! Grrrrr is all I can say! Thanks to all who replied to my help request! I...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L convert noise? VIN: 1FM2U32E0W
Customer declined further testing. I'm 99% convinced it's timing chain noise as that was my first impression of the 'type' of sound, but couldn't figure out why it was coming from the rear??? I eliminated cat converters, I've heard about torque converters caus...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L heater&engine runs too cold VIN: 1FMRU18W5W
sorry guys no real fix on this one lot of good sugestions some didint read intire help request to those that did thanks for your help fan clutch wasint it, factory t-stat was all ready installed ,even ford dealler said??? after it warmed up a little problem wa...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFR53U6X
Thanks to all who offered advice and suggestions, unfortunatly since the heater core had just been replaced at another shop, the customer chose to try and get them to warranty the heater core. He has promised to let me know what happens, If i get any further i...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W9X
yes I guess that the car is fixed. I put 2 new coils on and drove it for 50 miles with no problem. However the owner has at times driven it more than that without a problem but I could not find anything else to try. I'll keep my fingers crossed. Trouble codes: 354 (ign. coil pri. or sec fault), 356 (ign. coil pri or sec. fault).
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine noise VIN: 2FTZF1721Y
Pulled the cam synronizer and sure enough it bearings were bad. We replaced it and all is good. Thanks for the good direction
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Alternator VIN: 1GTHK23173
Thanks for the info folks! While trying to locate the 175 amp fuse (never found it), I located the problem. In the battery cable/alternator cable junction block, somebody had installed an aftermarket accessory wire and did not install it properly or tighten th...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK29215
customer took vehicle 1/21/07 and has been driving it everyday. Just like the last time the problem just went away.the customer is convinced it is fuel related. he told me that when he fueled up at a differant place and the problem cleared up.I dont think that... Trouble codes: P0299, P0401, P0404.
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1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L heater vents VIN: 1LNLM81W0R
did not fix vehicle is coming back when has more time thanks for all the help i think has busted door
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L power steering pump VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Well customer had said in the begining that he wanted both the rack and ps pump changed. I changed them and the lines and all seems well. Been a week since its gone. Thanks for the help.
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1234N
Thanks for all the help. I cleaned all ground contacts and got another ect from mazda this time. The new aftermarket sensor that was put in was bad - open. I assumed the part was good out of the box, which in this line of work is always a no no.Thanks again fo... Trouble codes: 09 (coolant temp sensor).
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C22
this car if fixed, reason i had nothing at ecu from security is because this car has no security, installed used ecu and car fired up and runs good. guess shorted fuel pump took out ecu. thanks for the suggestions.
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA24A4E
OK guys, here it is. I got in touch with a customer that I knew still had one of these old things that still ran and he said keep it as long as you need it. First I tried the controll that I got off of the beater and it did not work. Next I tried the control t...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Lighting VIN: WDBJF55FXV
thanx for all the replies, most were dead on, the problem was the wiring contacts under the hat shelf, thanx again
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGBAB54E4
Hello Fellow Technicians, We have finally found the cause of this misfire. We checked and rechecked all the areas that were suggested. In the process we found that we would not set a misfire code if the air chamber downstream of the air mass meter was remove... Trouble codes: P0302 (2 Cyl Misfire).
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1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ME53FM53S
found that the ecm driver was failing replaced ecm and its now fixed thanks to everybody that helped Trouble codes: P0353.
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AX55F6V
Thanks for the well thought out replies! No luck getting the car to reproduce the codes with further testing. Customer not deeply concerned at this time. Trouble codes: P0443 (Purge valve circuit malfunction).
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L im monitors wont res VIN: 4A3AX35G3W
this one ended up being a computer problem the iac had previously damaged the ciomputer according to the repair outfit i sent it to, the customer refused to spend any more money, thanx for all the replies
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21HS1
First of all thank you for those in whom pointed out the possible computor reflash issue. Having presented this possibleaty, the customer refused us to go any further. Had their been pending codes at the time of the first repair we would have been prepared. As... Trouble codes: P0174.
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
This one is fixed. I went back over all my signals and this is what I found. At cranking rpm I had my distributor signals, all three of them. The 1 degree signal was good, the cyl ID signal was good, and the power transister signal was clipping the square wave...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera S 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3AJ54N7M
thanks techs that responded, although already checked items did double check the way indicated by their second emails, since this is personal vehicle have not ambition yet to r&r exhaust manifold but am positive that this is the problem, at later date i will f...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G2NW12T1T
Hi : I sorry to tell you that we have to give up on this one,customer has limit on money and we spend enough time on it.Thanks for all the replies.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L high idle cold VIN: YS3BH6659Y
evidentley the computer in this vehicle needs to be flashed so i'm going to refer them to suburu thanks everyone for all the help
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R0Y
Sorry for the delay. There were several good ideas in the replies including a possible ground problem at the PCM which Toyota has issued counter measures, but this truck isn't on the list. I looked anyway and things appeared tight and clean. Also tried two dif... Trouble codes: P0125, P1135 (Insufficient temp for closed loop bank one sensor one).
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