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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L steering wheel VIN: JH4KA7668N
Hi all, Have this legend that has us baffled. Drive it for a while and the steering wheel is practically yanked out of your hands. Not using the brakes when it happens, mostly noticed while decellarating. We pulled the abs fuses to disable the abs system, stil...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Stall VIN: WAUED24B7Y
Fuel is not being transfered from the drivers side to the passengers side of the fuel tank. Fuel pressure is OK. Cannot find any info on this problem. Any help would be appreciated.
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1992 BMW 735iL 3.5L drain on bat VIN: WBAGC4315N
customer complains of drain on battery. after checking for drain, found that pulling fuse #20 in engine compartment fuse box removed drain on battery. after more diagnosing, found a 30 pin connector(X-251) under left side at dash. i could unhook that & drain g...
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1993 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Speedometer VIN: 1G4BT5373N
Need opnions or comments. Vehicle came in for no speedometer/odometer. First thing to check the speed sensor right? Well, no a/c signal backed by no signal on lab scope. Remove sensor, attach to drill and I can get a signal if I press against the sensor shaft ...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L volt meter VIN: 1G4CW5217R
I have a Buick Park Ave non supercharged. This vehicle when first started shows by gauge and test equipment that it is charging fine. I can get a little over 80 amps from 100 amp alternator under load on the car. Let it run about 10 mins and the gauge drops to...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52Y4T
Good Morning We have this 96 Cadillac deVille with a DTC P0507 (idle 80 rpm over specs with throttle closed-desired idle on scanner is 640 rpm and the engine is idling at around 1050 rpm). Originally, this car came in from another shop where a used engine ass... Trouble codes: P0507 (High idle)
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G6DM57N93
Thanks in advance,I need some help from the cadillac guys this is a strange one.Cust stated that car was running great,Cust parked and went out of town for four days came back started car and engine is making noise from the upper end.Removed timing cover for i...
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1990 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNCT18Z6M
BLazer came in a week ago with complaint of rough idle at stop. we tuned it up( cap ,rotor ,wires, plugs , ff, and cleaned throttle body.) they picked up drove it for 3 days and came back. said gas was running out the tail pipe. Well , pulled it in a confermed...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1941W
Had Multiple Codes,PO172, Did Not Record Others,Figured Related To Bad Ground. Is Over Due For Inspection,Cleard Codes,Performed Drive Cycle. Code PO172 Came Back On Second Trip. No Other Codes. Truck Runs Fine But At 2500 rpm Long Term Jumps To 148. Right As ... Trouble codes: P0172
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L intake gasket VIN: 1G1ND52J6Y
Hi guys, I had a 2000 malibu 3.1 in my shop with an external coolant leak from the lower intake manifold gasket. Of course we know about GM,s very common intake manifold gasket problems. Is it possible to know with any certainty before replacing the leaking...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14W42
Hi everyone on may 26 2006 this truck came with the complaint of rough running. The next morning i went out to bring it into the bay but the truck would not start. on the seat was an invoice from the local dealer recomending replacing the fuel injectors after ...
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2002 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L intake VIN: 2G1FP22K5X
hello iatn i have a 02 chevrolet camaro 3.8 v6 with a coolant leak, leaking into the combustion cambers causing a no start, car runs fine with no coolant and fresh plugs. once you fill with coolant,and pressure test the coolant disappears and now the car is a...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L speedometer VIN: 1GNDT13S04
Customer complained about speedometer not working. Cruise works scan data normal, speed is reported to PCM. VSS waveform is pretty at PCM, total resistance for circuit is 1.35K ohms, I have no spec, not in All data. Digital signal from PCM to instrument cluste...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L nurtral safty switch VIN: 1C3EJ56HOS
when we got the new trans to the shop we were in a rush to get the driver out the door and later found that the new trans we got does not have the 10 pin conector on it for the p,r,n,d, switch and the back-up switch , switches #9and 13 , now we have two switch...
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2000 Chrysler Intrepid 3.2L Stall VIN: 2C3HH56U0Y
this vehicle has an intermitent stall when warm and decelerating from a highway run. also customer complains of fluctuating idle. we have been unable to duplicate problem. cam and crank sensors have been replaced. fuel pressure is fine. would appreciate any su...
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L no inj power,no coil power VIN: 2C3HE66G41
After changing the motor the car will not start, Cranks but will not start. Ther are no codes stared and after checking on inputs and outputs we had no outputs but had inputs. Changed the computor and no difference. The sucerity light seames like it is comming...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Gauges, Lighting VIN: 3C8FY68B02
This vehicle has an instrument panel that goes dead intermitantly. The interior lights are also inoperative during failure. On three occasions the instrument panel began working during testing. We returned the vehicle to the customer and asked her to return if...
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2006 Chrysler PT CRUISER 2.4L all gages VIN: 3A4FY48B06
All gages drop out and all warning lamps come on while driving. They will come back on. No fault codes.
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: KLAJB82Z9Y
This car has stopped running while driving down the hyway one time, it was towed in and it started up when the tow truck droped it off. The next time it would not start after setting over nite. It started rite up for us when wrecker dropped it off. The next ti...
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1990 Dodge B250 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B7HB21Y4L
4-5 psi Regulated Fuel Pressure. (spec is 14.5) With vacuum disconnected Fuel Pressure is 12-13 PSI. Deadhead pressure is 40 PSI. Changed Fuel Pressure Regulator twice. One from Dodge and one from aftermarket. No change. Substituted Fuel pump and delivery syst...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HF16Y0R
This truck came in for complaint of stalling, poor idle. The Egr valve is opening at idle due to the solenoid remaining on constantly, with the key off, the control side of the solenoid is turned on. Unplugging the PCM connector opens the circuit, so it is not...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L wait to start lamp VIN: 1B7MC36C7S
Wait to start lamp comes on for specified time then blinks continuously after relays go off. checked all information available to me , no mention of this occurrance. Chrysler techs should have an answer here. thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46F1T
this car came in for over heating and oh by the way the check eng. light comes on. checked cooling system - found water pump leaking. replaced water pump and timing belt. noticed rough run before replacing timing belt. checked history - intake gaskets replaced... Trouble codes: 43 (multiple cylinder misfire)
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L 2-3 VIN: 1B4HS2846W
sorry guys for a poor help request but here goes. i am no auto trans guy and there is no good trans shop in the area. i need to know if this trans needs to come out and be sent off or if there is a possible electrical problem. hot or cold must of the time you ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC16Y8X
vehicle came in from a different shop, it's a fleet truck, like i said before purge solenoid was replaced,leak detection pump and round canister assy. (it has two, the other one is square). all o.e.m parts, i have check and re-checked all lines and dont see an... Trouble codes: P0441
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L front differential VIN: 1BUGR67Z7Y
Hey this is my Truck. I have no idea were to start. When I used my 4 wheel drive last night it the 4x4 indicator would go out and i would lose 4 wheel put it in 2 wheel and drive it The 4 wheel light would come on then i could put it back in 4 wheel and it wou...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28D23
This vehicle came in with mil light on and etc light on. Complaint that truck wouldn't go. It runs fine for me. I scanned it and found the codes listed below. I watch the data and the APP senors one reads .46 volts gas pedal up the other reads .24 volts and so... Trouble codes: P2106 (Electronic Throttle Control sensor high), P2118 (ETC motor performance), P2110 (ETC motor forced limit high)
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1D7HA18D53
hello all , my vehicle here so i hope you can help. after driving for a while in very cold temps (-16 c) at cruise speeds , coming to a stop it has trouble holding idle. plus all these electronic throttle control codes come up, and after awhile the throttle li... Trouble codes: 2108 (electronic throttle control), 2175 (etc), 2174 (etc), 2101 (etc), 2118 (etc), 2110 (etc also 2111 and 2106)
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1991 Eagle Talon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4E3BS44R0M
Car came to me as a erratic idle and some times a high idle, scanned comp.code 12 maf sensor fault.Checked system out,found nothing wrong.Checked min. idle was out,re-set idle and advised customer of maf fault as a intermediate problem and suggested a rebuilt ... Trouble codes: 12 (maf circuit)
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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2FTEF15Y2L
Truck has a rough idle and will hesitate at about 50 km on acceleration. Fuel trim is at +30. It has a lean misfire on all cylinders. I have scoped MAP,TPS,IAC and primary ign. No problem found. Have done injector clean and scoped injectors. Vacumm gauge has a...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Injector pulse cuts VIN: 1FMDU34X0P
I need help from some of you ford Guru's, this one has us stumped. I'm sure it's something simple that we're just overlooking. We have checked every signal we can think of, all powers and grounds test good. The symptom is not consistant and the severity of the...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L monitor won't reset VIN: 1FTEF15Y9T
Vehicle came in because it had failed emissions. Fuel pressure was low, so the fuel pump was replaced. This took care of the PO171 & PO174. The PO385 did not reset after codes were cleared. In Arizona, the emissions department will allow vehicles to be license... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0385, P1000 (monitor test drive cycle not complete)
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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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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X0X
Hello folks I have question. This exploder came to me today with a misfire on the #3 cylinder. I checked it out and found the ceramac around the elctrode of the spark plug was cracked in two places. I replaced the plug and engine runs good. MAF volts good, Fue... Trouble codes: P0171 (sys. lean B1), P0303 (Cly. misfire 3)
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L engine
Last June this van came in needing a head job. Upon tear down we found that one head needed to be replaced, and the other one could be rebuilt. We bought one head, and had a machine shop rebuild the other. 5 months later the customer is complaining of major oi...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering box VIN: 1FTSW31F21
Thanks ahead of time. steering is fine when driving but stop at idle steering stiff. Replaced gear box and steering pump. Still same synmtom. Any ideas. Jaime
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Central Security Module VIN: 1FTWW33FX2
We replaced the Central Security Module for a door lock issue. We have a NGS and reprogrammed it according to the PMI instructions. Now the dome light works backwards. This issue was discussed in an Osais #17784 dealing with having to install the "as built inf...
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FMYU92103
I have a vehicle that does not start every week or two. At first it would start on the second or third time, but now the frequence of the condition has increased. The condition has only lasted seconds for me, at that time I seem to have a no spark condition. I...
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2005 Ford fiesta 1.6L engine VIN: 8YPZF16M25
Hello Ihave had 3 similar cases to this one. When you insert the key the red light on the dash with a lock doesn´t stop blinking fast as it should. In One case the spare key did the trick. The light turned off and the car started. On this one the spare key did...
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1997 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Losing speed signal VIN: 1GTHG35F5V
Hello everybody, When we started working on this van I noticed that on the road test the speed signal would drop out and the van would hunt for gears. This happens more as you let off the throttle at around 60KM/H and when the vehicle is warm. The speed signal...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L not sure VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
Looking for a few good Jeep technicians who have worked on a few of these fine Cherokees with constant 4X4. Our customer & his wife both say this jeepy weepy has a clunking, grinding, metal on metal noise with a vibration to boot. The only specifics they gave ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L shift VIN: 1J4GW58S31
this jeep came in for no reverse when cold. put in a reman transmission from chrysler and now it seems to slip and shift too soon. has anyone run into this before and does anyone know if there is there a relearn procedure?
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.7L cooling system VIN: KNAGD12842
Hey guys, Trying to see if anyone has run into this problem before on this Kia. The vehicle seems to run a bit on the hot side. The temp seems to run all the time between the half and three quarter mark. The engine has never actually overheated though. The c...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L electronic VIN: KNAFB12123
This kia seem to starts in second gear .She got a hesitation when we start in drive ,but when we change the speeds manually it seem to be ok in first and second no third and no overdrive.HY follow the chart for the codes but hy dont have a pressure gauge for t...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L abs fault VIN: SALLJRMM3T
This vehical came in with the ABS light On. Checked for codes and found code 2-8 whick is no voltage to ABS solenoid valve,faulty valve relay AB14 or wiring. I have replace the three ABS relays and cleared the codes. The fault keeps coming back but not stright...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SALPM16482
This is a land rover with the 4.6 ford engine. Concern is the engine appears to be loading up with fuel causing a hard start condition and rich exhaust smell. Hegos show about .90 volts and holding. when a vacuum leak is introduced, they do switch to .10 Volts...
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L Steering pulsates with a/c on VIN: JT8JS47EGP
Car has a metallic sound coming from a/c and power steering pump area.If you turn steering wheel with a/c on at a dead stop, wheel will pulsate in your hand.Without releasing wheel reach over turn off a/c wheel stops pulsating.Installed new belt and factory te...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L transmission VIN: JT8GK13TXR
Tranny sliping and shuddering after replaceing sl solenoid
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L intake manifold VIN: 1LNLM81W6T
Hello Gentlemen, once again I need your combined professional opinion of a dilemma I am facing. During an oil change I noticed water, pouring out from the oil pan before the engine oil made its appearance (about a cup). Owner stated that he had difficulty at t...
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2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1L1FM88W06
i service a fleet of 2005/2006 lincoln town cars and this lean code po174 appears on a regular basis. sometimes a cylinder 5 misfire code is also present. there are no drivability issues - the vehicles have been reflashed at the dealer for tsb which applies to... Trouble codes: P0174
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1TA2215V
Car came in with cust saying needs tune up, we test drove when cold before tune up and it drove fine. We did a tune up ( Cap,Rotor,Plugs,Wires)and replaced the valve cover gaskets. when test driving after work was done ran great till warmed up and then started...
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2006 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Surge VIN: 1YVHP80C26
I have this mazda6 that surges every .7 sec during acceleration, the harder the acceleration the worse the surge is. unless you go wide open, then surge is gone. I have used IDS and taken recordings of EVERY PID, not one shows any signs that a surge is taking ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBEA34E1N
The car seems OK when it is cold but problems still exist when hot, the harness was completely shorted out all wires bare . Is it possible it ncould have damaged the computer? or am I missing something obvious.Is it possible either crank sensor or cam sensor c...
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1990 Mitsubishi Delica 2.5L No Start
This is a right hand drive vehicle. Mitsubishi North America Has No Info For These Vehicles. Does anyone have glow plug circuit wiring diaghams for this vehicle? I have some but are in Japanese still. Even if someone knows where the glow plug control module is...
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2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L abs
This is my first ever post so please bear with me. 2002 nissan frontier came in to our shop with an abs lite on. accessed flash codes and came up with a code 11 which does not exist in either alldata or nissan factory manuel. i'm not quite sure what to do next...
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1991 Pontiac Grand Prix STE 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2WT54T2M
Vehicle come in complaining of dying and hesitation. What I found is that it idles good but right off idle about 900 to 1000 rpm it will hesitate, surge and or dye. If I test drive it it will dye when comming to a stop. I reset minimum idle high to see if this...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Heater Core VIN: 1G2NW12EXX
Hello Put a new intake gasket in about two weeks ago. The owner says no heat from the heater at idle. I have bled the system a number of times. When you increase the RPM to 1500 you have lots of heat. But when you let it sit and idle you will lose all the heat...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WS52214
Towed this vehicle to the shop. Customer complained and we varified engine starts and idles rough and won't rev up and then stalls. The Check Engine light is on and the reduced power light is on. Checked the fuel pressure, good. Checked the codes and had a P00... Trouble codes: P0068 (Actual Throttle Position not as expected), P0010
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1999 Saturn SL 1.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G8ZF5283X
Hello everyone, I have this Saturn here with the customer saying that the fuel mileage is dramatically reduced. The car drives fine except I noticed when shifting (Man trans) the rpms briefly rev up like a stuck throttle and the customer said that just started...
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2004 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G8AG52F84
Hello, I have a customer with this 04 Ion complaining of a very intermittent no start, no crank. The customer says it happens about 3 or 4 times per month. Customer leaves work and when she gets in the vehicle it will not crank over. She took note that the hea...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, Sluggish VIN: WAUBB88D6V
we had put a updated timing kit on the car and the timing mark on the cam sprocket was not correct. thanks for everyone who replied.
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1998 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUC2A8D8W
I am going to close this right now for the time being. Just a little update. This vehicle is non obd compliant it came directly from Germany, as soon as i get cable will reopen and let everybody know how it goes. Thank you all for your replies. I got anwswers ...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L dash lights
sorry i have taken so long to close the customer never returned, and i have a feeling he is trying to repair the problem himself
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBADM6348X
special thanks to greg [...] who hit the nail on the head. although the center panel thumb wheel was in the hot position it had become disconnected when it was in the cold position. the wheel was not actually moving from hot to cold. we only had verified ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L compressor VIN: WBADM6630X
when the bmw came back in the compressor noise was much worse. now knowing the problem was in the compressor, i wanted to know why the premature failure on two compressors, keep in mind both came from bmw dealer. so talking to the shop that did the repair orig...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC124OT
removed cylinder head. found cracks in #1 & #2 cyl's.installed used head. still had a high temp., but not overheating.the second thermo we installed was not the correct one. boxed wrong? this was giving us the low temp at cruise. installed a 190-195 which was ...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L noise VIN: 1GNEK13R3T
Thank you guys for the info the noise was my only concern with not recommending the multi-switch but it fixed the problem and no noise since thanks a lot.
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCT18W2Y
Good morning all. Everyone hit it on the head about the fuel pump causing the pressure drop. As stated in my post, I suspected the fuel module for the drop and fluxuating guage. What threw me was the pump priming when key was cycled off. I decided to do the mo...
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2000 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L brake lights VIN: 1GCGK24J7Y
well i took afew days away from this truck to clear my head. i noticed the third brake light bulbs were blown. so i put two bulbs in it and they were dim. i know the white wire went off the brake switch to the relay but also ended up at the combo switch. to ru...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Instrument Panel VIN: 1G1NE52J4Y
Thanks to all that replied, it was the IPC that was bad.
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Hydro boost VIN: 1GAGG29U93
Thank you everyone for your information. After several of the replies came back as a normal operation, we explained again to the customer and they are trying it again. Thank you for the quick responses. Great program for technicians.
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Front wiper system VIN: 1GNDU03E03
Thanks to the 21 members who replied to this problem. I'm going to call this one fixed. The day after I posted the message I tested the wipers out and they worked properly, 100% of the time while the day before it failed everytime. I pulled the wiper arm off o...
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1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Stall VIN: 2C3HD46J6W
Hi. I received authorization to try a pump. Installed fuel pump yesterday, and told customer to let me know. Customer description of concern indicated that even after a stall, it would fire and'try' to start. This indicated it had spark, so I did not chase cam...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY4BB91
thanks to all the replys, 18 in all, some came in min. iatn is the lick co-workers for us ,thanks to mike from mich, steve from conn,john & joseph from cal. robert from new york . the fix was cam to cam gear roll pin was sheared , joe you hit it on the head. t...
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1992 Dodge Ram 50 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JB7FL24W1N
Well, it's been a couple of weeks now and the customer hasn't been back. It's still running! After finally deciding it was the PCM, I pulled it out and took the cover off on the hopes of finding a loose solder joint. What I did find was a lot of heat around ... Trouble codes: 25 (Baro sensor).
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1994 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L engine VIN: 1B7MF36C5R
Thanks for the info. Not a very fun job to do, but the pushrod cover was split open and was replaced..
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B3HD46F3T
thanks to all that responded all were good ideas i talk to the customer & found out more information & he told me that the car got hot & overheated when he go it i think i might have something wrong engine part of the system he told me he didnt want to stick a...
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Heat Output VIN: 3B7KC23WXT
Just a quick summary: no or very poor heat. Back flushed and would get heat but them loose it. Have good flow, some mentioned rotted off water pump fins, and engine temperature in normal zone. Inlet hose hot, outlet hose luke warm. Removed hvac housing and dis...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B4GP25B51
Well, I should have caught this early on. It was a timing issue. I appreciate all the help. and a big thank you to Tom. This thing was only 1/2 tooth off. and even after timed correctly seems like they don't quite line up right. Customer and I are satisfied bi...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Dash gauges VIN: 3B7KC2365M
The truck left before we could look for the 'connector', it must be on the right side of the steering column. I was under the inpression it was on the left side for some reason. Anyway, by disconnecting & reconnecting each module and by removing the dash & pow...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no power VIN: 3B7KC23652
Thanks to all that replied. Out of 17 replies, about 14 said to change the injection pump. So I did. This Cummins runs like a brand new truck. Thanks again!!! Trouble codes: P0216 (Injection pump timing failure), P0122 (APPS signal volts low).
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1989 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTFE2447K
Final fix was injector and induction service. Well most said to check for vacuum leaks and primary ingition system. Noting that the PIS would work again after the vehical had time to cool down, if that was the problem. best sugestion I had was from Vicken:Chec... Trouble codes: 23 (TP is higher or lower then expected), 13 (cannot control RPM low RPM check).
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1993 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L master cyl? VIN: 1FMDA41X1P
thanks to every one for the help. when i made this call for help we had replaced the master with a new unit. a rebuilt rabs valve from napa. the rabs valve turned out to be defective. scott from wisconsin said pinch off the rubber brake hoses. when we did that...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF38F4V
Sorry I didn't explain myself better, I knew I could fix the glow plugs , but the total loss of an EOT reading had me befuddled until I realized that I had confused the PCM with the IDM . The PCM was bad and it is wired to the EOT. The PCM is located up in the...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Heater VIN: 2FMZA514XX
Well this one is putting out hot air again. The blend air door was broken where the blend motor shaft slides into it, But there is no turning it to hot with a screwdriver. After I had the blend motor out I could see the female(blend door) part it slides into w...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA514XY
i want to thank all who replied, especially nick [...], larry from texas, and those who specifically answered my question about the wot in reverse programming. larry the mode 6 information you provided is pure gold. thanks. anyway, after current ramping the ...
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2000 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK13T1Y
I removed canister to check for presence of dirt or charcoal debris and it was clean, checked line from canister to vent valve and it was clean. I reinstalled vent valve and connected a short piece of hose to the valve inlet and to the mightyvac. I pulled a li... Trouble codes: P0440 (Small EVAP leak).
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5656S
I have replaced all spark plug wires and spark plugs with oe quality. The distributor is new from Honda and has been warrantied out three times. The shield in the distributor on the ignition coil is in place and the sensors are all scoping good. We had done th... Trouble codes: 092.
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH1234SDF1
Thank you to:Andrew,Kenneth,Dave,David [...].,Martin,Darcey, Eric, Gerry,Bojan,Donny,Paul, and John. Great responce to my plea. The final outcome was plugged EGR ports and a leaking EGR valve. The port plugs were not available from Hond... Trouble codes: P0131, 711.
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JHLRD78883
I figured this Honda had a bad head gasket. While doing a 3rd compression test, the engine was cranking well but was slower on the last hole. The crankshaft was hard to turn by hand except for one cylinder. I dropped the main bearing assembly and found 2 bad m... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misffire 2 cylinder), P0303 (Misffire 3 cylinder), P0304 (Misffire 4 cylinder).
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S1Y
Thanks once to everyone on this one. Yes it was the mass air flow sensor. Jaime
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L vvt VIN: SAJDA01N71
very sorry, i guess i can't wait for the customer to get his reprograming done to see if that is all it needs.this had very different responses.most agreed on the possibility of poor service intervals causing sticky a vvt. i recently seen his other vehicle whi...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S21
thanks for all the replies i smoked tested again this morning early when it was cold. i found a small leak in the filler neck hoses in the left rear finder. someone had said this was the place to look. i think the other times i checked this vehicle it was a wa... Trouble codes: P0456.
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22282
Thanks to all who replied, and a special thanks to Paul from Virginia and Tony from Minnesota who told me the 'SAFE' timing mark is not actually a timing mark at all. Once I lined the cams up where they should be and the lower crank case hole, the engine runs ... Trouble codes: P1775 (gearbox fault).
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8UF11E6L
Hey all,thanks again for all the input.Sorry I forgot to say it was a nox failure.Anyway that pipe assy is a resonator.But no worries.Theres more than 1 way to skin a cat.CO and HC were ok and since egr system was operating fine with no overheating problem. Al...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JT6HF10U5Y
the trans guy replaced the diff unit. the spider gears were loose per bullitin. this still didn't fix car. I think he is going to install a new/ reman unit. sorry don't have much more to say. thanks to all for their help.
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Traction control VIN: 1LNHM87A21
Thanks for the responses! The local dealer fixed this car. They found that the IVD needed to be re-initalized and reset the yaw sensor and steering. I ate this one, but I learned its important to turn off that traction control before you let the wheels spin fa...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L starter VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
customer has not returned or had the problem again.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBKK47F9W
Hello everyone, I apologize for the delay in posting this fix, but the problem was very intermittent, therefore I wanted to make sure that the problem was indeed fixed before posting. Well I got 10 replies, and several of you were right on the money. It turns ...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L security VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
Acquired another key from customer, still no start but light not flashing. Replaced mass air flow sensor and car now starts okay, thanks for all the help.
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