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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L egs VIN: WBABE6320S
Hello Group,This 318is came in last week with the trans in limp mode and the trans fault light on.I pulled codes and got a code 1-P/N shift lock and a 54-ground solenoid valve.I cleared the codes and is soon as i started the car the code 54 came right back.I w...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L light control module VIN: WBAFB3341Y
hi! my name is david. i having a communication problem that deal w/ reflahshing the lighting control module. i have bought the obd-ii interface from snap-on dealer model #sun pass thru pro [...]. and i followed all the instruction at bmwtechinfo.com *faq*.a...
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1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: 1G4AH54N6L
We got this from another shop. They installed a new Cat. This car is in for a failed Emission test. NOs failed. We do NOT have a gas analyzer. What I do is get the car running correctly, then take it for a retest myself. When in open loop the car runs and id...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, no serial data VIN: 1G4CW52K6S
I want to thank you for any help you can provide. I have never ran into this before and I am not much on changing parts for no good reason. Customer complains of engine cutting out intermittently and MIL on says fuel milage has dropped dramatically. When I hoo...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Engine VIN: 1G4CW52K0V
Car came in with tensioner pulley broken. Upon replacing tensioner the timing cover broke. Replaced timing cover and started engine, tapping noise heard. Seems to be coming from the timing cover side of the motor. I pulled off the timing cover a second time to...
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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L driver window VIN: 2G4WS52J13
i have 03 buick century that wene key is switct on drivers window goes down let sit for a miniute and u can start moving it up and down again have no idear what to do
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2001 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L gauges VIN: 1G6KF54951
Hello, this 2001 Cadillac DTS Deville has a reoccuring problem. Approximately 4 month ago it had to be jump started. Upon checkout no problems were found but battery was replaced. Today the same thing happened. Yesterday it drove fine, today completely dead. A...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L tpm sensors VIN: 1JU7459302
Hey guys and gals. God bless all and thank God for IATN!!! This isn't a specific technical repair help request but this escalade brought forth a major expense to the shop. When our tire technicians break and mount the tires we use euro paste. Recently we have ...
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1979 Chevrolet C10 Cheyenne 5.0L Master Cyl. VIN: CCU1491161
Ever few days front brakes will lock up the pedle will be right at the top and you can not push it truck will barely move. Cust. says he is not using brakes hard are pulling trailer when it doe's it. If he lets it set tell the next mourning its ok and want do ...
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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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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Surge, over rev VIN: 2GCEC19P9R
This vehicle was brought in with a complaint of surging and bucking with possible transmission problems. One of my guys took it for a drive and returned before going around the block stating that there was something else was wrong that should be addressed befo...
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1996 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBHK33F6T
Hello all I have a problem diagnosing intermitent stall. vehicle will restart for 2 minutes or 2 days put new ignition switch no help. any help would be great. Thank you Dave
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hard start VIN: 1GCCS1441X
This truck has a very hard start when it is shut off and sits for over half an hour.All the spark plugs were fouled black with fuel.The fuel presure is good and seems to be holding presure.There is nothing on the scan tool that is out of specs.The Long term fu...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L oil filter VIN: 1GCEK14W4Y
truck came into shop with large oil leak,filled with oil and upon start up found oil filter leaking very bad at gasket,replace oil filter filled with oil and upon start upblew out oil filter gasket removed filterand inspected oil filter housing everything look...
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2001 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U21
Hi, sure could use some help.2001 Chevy C3500 HD truck came in with a check engine light on.Engine bucking under load & rough idle.LTFT's are over 20%.Scanned PCM with Genesys and retrieved P0171,P0174,P0300, & P0332. Road tested vehicle, engine bucked severel... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (p0300-), P0300 (P0332- Bank 2), P0332 (Bank 2)
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L door locks VIN: 1GCHK23216
This is a bit of a head scratcher.. Customer has automatic door lock feature that locks doors at a certian speed. system works just fine. Problem is he doesn't want it! With and automatic transmission there is a program selection that will shut down the auto l...
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L shifting to first gear VIN: 2C3HD56F4S
Trans in limp mode code 41 low reverse solenoid circuit. check resistance with tcm disconnected pin 20 of tcm cannector for short to ground had no continuity wire is not shorted. checked pin 20 low reverse solenoid control and trans relay output and resistence...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, hard start VIN: 2C3HG46R8X
this is a county car and is abused runn threw muddy gravel roads beleave it has many drivers thanks in advance for any info towed in high idle and check engine light on has p0172 and 175 found several vacuum ports blown off put back on idles back down replaced... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2002 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C8GJ45372
check engine light comes right on, looking at iat volt to scanner should be less than 1volt but i see 2.7volt. inspect the wires from sensor to computer no short. is their a flash to repair this problem or possiable my replacement sensor is defect.. thanks Trouble codes: P1193 (inlet air temp volt too high), P1192 (inlet air volt too low)
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2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KLAJB52Z8Y
Dear Techs, I had this vehicle towed in with no start.Cranked like timimg belt broken.Found idler pulley for timing belt broken.Machine shop repaired cylinder head.Re-assembled car.After assembly I test drove car for aprox 40 miles.Job was completed on a tuesd... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign control a curcuit fault), P352
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 3B7HF13Z2V
Truck surges 600-1200rpm in park and in gear less of a surge. The intake was cleaned and iac was replaced the repair was great for about 2 months it. I cleaned the throtle body and cleared apaptives this fixed the problem for about 2 weeks. Last time the truck...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GG22XXW
Hi all, I don't do this type of work,(my shop truck) so i'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. This thing's got a slight miss only felt as your just coming to a stop. Just before the wheels stop turning, the truck shakes quite a bit. The code ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire)
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2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C41
car came in as an intermittent no crank/no start. customer's complaint and diagnosis was probably a starter. tested starter and found to be drawing excessive amperage intermittently. customer elected to have starter replaced using napa standard starter. (never...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD46V42
This interpid will starts ok cold. After a hot soak (20 minutes)there is a long cranking time, then rough idle for about 30 - 60 seconds then it clears up an runs fine. There are no fault codes present. Fuel pressure is 60 psi. After turning off it retains fue...
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1986 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FABP27M1G
I have an 86 5.0 that will start for about 2 seconds then die. If the key is kept in the start position it will continue to run until the key is released. It has good spark. With KOEO the fuel pump doesn't give the initial prime. Voltage going to the pump puls...
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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L Stall, flooding?! VIN: 1FTCR10U4N
Help!! This Ranger is kicking our rears all over the frozen tundra!! It normally runs well, but will intermittently stall on decel and not restart- acts very flooded when this happens- no codes on KORO or KOER self test- fuel sample was good- substituted known...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L brake pedal VIN: 1FTCR14X1P
I have a brake problem on this thing, when you apply and hold the pedal to slow down and stop, say from 40mph as you are reaching about 30 to 25mph the brakes just keep applying and it wants to lock up even without pressing any farther on the brake pedal. The ...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L ABS System VIN: 1FDKE37M6R
Hello Guy's Problem: Early activation of the ABS system @ low speeds Disc Brakes at he front axle position (No ABS sensors ) Rear Drums Brakes:[1] channel ABS @ rear axle housing only with a sensor that goes into the top of the rear axle housing, and a RAB...
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1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FAPP36X1R
Help! Speedometer has me scratching my bald head. It is mechanically driven by a cable. I have pulled it 3 times, ran it with a variable speed drill(worked perfect), ran it hooked up with the cable attached(worked perfect), replaced it with a used speedo & sti...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FTHF25G9V
Hey Guys... haven't posted in a few years now. Working for the Los Angeles Fire Dept. We have a fleet of 1997 F250's with 7.5L V-8's. Federal Emissions with the 8600 LBS. package. ALL of these trucks fail NOX. Not one of them passes with even only 7500 miles...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FTJX35F5V
Thank you for any help in advance. this truck belongs to my landlord,he is complaining of lack of power. He pulls a gooseneck trailer with a tractor on it. I am not sure there is a problem. No codes, no smoke, passes all test with scanner. Drove with gaugem te...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L monitors not ready
Hello fellow techs, This 99 (9/98) F150 has its monitors go back to not ready each time the key is cycled off and on again. My local ford tech said keep alive memory circuit problem. I pulled plug off pcm tested for power at pin 55 (kamem) good battery volta...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Overdrive VIN: 1FTSW31F6X
Customer states the od does not work until it is good and warmed up. I drove it once today and it worked fine. Lock up seems to function normally and customer is aware that Lock up won't work when cold. Thats all I have for now.
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1137X
i originally replaced timing belt and had cam timing off as i did not loosen exhaust cam gear. spring in vct hub pulled timing off. reset belt with proper tools, flat bar and long crank stop plug, after several tries and re-reading procedures got belt on prope...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNS24L91
last month this van was towed it stalled on the highway. the customer also said that when ever its a cold morning it was very hard to get the van running. so we found no fuel pressure and replaced pump and relay tested the van the next morning started right up...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L 3 ,4 shift VIN: 2FAFP71WX1
hello trans techs i need your help to figure this one out.while driving this car it shifts good 1,2,3 and then when it gets to 4th it feels like it has went to neutral and then it doesnt downshift. you have to put it in 2nd gear or turn off the overdrive butto...
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4x4 system VIN: 1FMDU74E92
After previous repair customer picked up & drove, then brought back with only 4Low operable again. I R&R connectors on TCCM and then had proper operation of 4x4 for the remainder of the day. Came back in to work next day with it only switching in and out of 4L...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L abs VIN: 1FTSX31P63
We have this truck with the abs light on. Scanned for codes and got code c1230. rear abs circuit. replaced sensor and still had no luck. there was a lot of metal bits on the sensor. removed rear cover and inspected diff. no specific problems found. We were won...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F93
Sets code P1273 immediately on start-up and on injector buzz test (buzzes like the other 7 do) Followed Ford's pinpoint test NA11 thru Na15, and replaced the IDM as directed with same results. Injector harness ohms out at 3.1 from pins 21 and 24 at IDM (statio... Trouble codes: P1273 (lo side to hi side open circuit inj. 3)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L radio, electric window VIN: 1FTPW14514
When key is turned off, radio, windows, locks stay operative. These systems are all run through the battery saver relay which is controlled by the instrument cluster module. If ICM is disconnected, relay shuts off and these accessories also shut off. Also, ICM...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L engine VIN: 1FTWW33Y95
2005 V10 F-350 Super Duty using lots of oil. Truck was bought new, 25k miles, several oil changes done by Ford dealer. Used to pull a medium sized trailer. Owner has said he checks oil before any interstate trips and always low 2+ quarts engine oil. I have ver...
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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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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W7W
Need some help with this truck,I have replaced the tps senser 2 time's and have also replaced the computer 4 time's and had each of the compuyer's flashed.Now with the old pcm the truck will run, the customer had bought 2 used pcm's and when they were installe... Trouble codes: P0122, P1122
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L emissions VIN: 1HGCD5639T
egr/o2/cat readiness monitors wont reset drove car 5000 miles in highway use and city all data shows up on scanner (mtg2500) one ecm in car any help please cant get to pass emmisons all other monitors will reset
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Accessories VIN: MFJKFJFJJG
hey guys just pulled the tranny in this minivan replaced the rear main seal.Now the radio wont come on,anybody knows the code for it?How do you guys prevent this problem?any help will be appreciated.
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L engine/transmission VIN: 1HGCM72524
This car has a violent shake at speeds above 40 mph while acceleration or maintaining speed. The shake is in the body of the car not in the steering. The shake goes away as soon as the car coasts or if the transmission is put in neutral. We have put the car on...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL on, Shifting, Speedometer inop VIN: KMHWF35V01
Hello techs - This vehicle belongs to a friend of mine, and you know what we say, no good deed goes unpunished. MIL was on, shifting poorly, speedometer inop. Pulled codes - had code for no output shaft sensor - confirmed no output with Modis. Replaced output ...
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1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L differential side shaft VIN: JNRA05Y3VW
Hey guys, I hope someone out there can help me on this seemingly simple problem (that I can't figure out). I have this 97 QX4 and I'm trying to replace the axle seal on the right side but I can't figure out how to get the differential side shaft out of the dif...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Readiness Monitors VIN: SAJHX1749T
Hello, This call will not pass the state inspection, due incomplete readiness monitors. I have already tried to put the correct value resistor in the wiring harness to trick the computer in thinking it is about 68F. I had no luck with the drive cycles. Only 4 ...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ7859S
this is one for the record books. came in on a hook after it died at a stoplight. no spark from the coil, no signal going to the coil from the ecm. all six injectors have good fuel pressure and pulse. if crank sensor is disconnected i loose injector pulse, sam...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S5Y
Hi iATN Tech Need your help. Got called out for a no start.Turn on key all light up normal Jeep cranks but no start Found that the jeep had no spark and fuel, connected Genisys N G no comunication . Removed ECM for inspection, noticed had already been opened ,...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater control VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
vehicle has dual control zoning, driver's side will change air temp when changing temp control knob. but passenger' side will not change temp, always staying cold. blend door motor and door will move, when powering up wires to motor will change from cold to ho...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L check eng & hold lights VIN: KNDJB7230V
Vehicle came in with the check engine lamp on and the hold light flashing, transmission shifts very late and erratic. Three codes stored, P0101 “MAF circuit problem", P1624 “MIL request from TCM to ECM" and P0750 “shift solenoid A problem". Customer reports an...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L code P1308 VIN: KNDJB72312
Truck had this same code 2 weeks ago. Plugs and wires installed along with a thermostat . Truck returned with code again and I drew the truck. Alldata says this is a Chassis Acceleration sensor. Tried to locate it and I am having no luck finding it. Call me st... Trouble codes: P1308
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L valve train? VIN: SALHC1345R
Hi this Rover is well maintained , is very clean inside motor . You can start it with a fresh oil change and there is no noise while its pulling oil pressure or after it gets pressure and is quite for about 10 minutes then it gets what sounds like a lifter t...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, WON'T CRANK VIN: SALPV1245V
this vehicle ran fine according to the used car dealer until the battery went bad. after removing the old battery it was a couple of hours before they installed a new battery. it has not cranked since the new battery was installed. i suspect some type of secur...
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1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No Start VIN: 1LNCM9744P
I have a no-start on this Lincoln. It came from another shop . It has sit a long time. other shop replaced fuel pump. There is a salvage ECM laying in seat,not sure if it has been swapped out or not, I think it has. Fuses and fusible links OK.It has spark. I...
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1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Anniversary 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM91V1T
Received vehicle with no power brakes, leaking suspension components, ran terrible, check engine light and oil leak. Replaced brake booster, got brakes engine ran fine and no check engine light. This car adjusts ride height at 65mph so road tested to check air... Trouble codes: P0352 (Ignition coil B circuit malfunction), P0354 (Ignition coil D circuit malfunction), P0300 (Random misfire)
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA24D7G
Iknow very little about the M-B Electrical systems. We are located in a very rual area and few Euro cars are ever serviced here. About this one. Owner said car was vandalized and now will not start. There is no power to the fuel pump which is mounted under t...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L rear air suspension worn out VIN: 2MELM75W5V
Customer with very little money wants fixed cheaply as possible. Our shop converted an older Grand Marquis to conventional shocks and coil springs a few years ago, using parts from local warehouse. Could anyone tell me what can be done to turn off and keep off...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WAUED64B61
I want to Thank All You Gentleman That Replied. The first thing I did was disconnect the pressure valve on the y-pipe. After a few minutes of running the car it stopped smoking. I new I had a crank vent problem and not a turbo problem. I replaced the jet val...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBADD6327W
After the many replies I next decided to smoke the intake area from in front the maf. I had a real good smoke signal from the rubber seal that goes between the two halves of the throttle body. With the extreme cold I surmize that the seal shrunk enough to crea... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN5344Y
Thank you, Sho, Manuel, Steve, Eric, Anthony, Gerald (2), Scott [...], Dana. Most of all Euro-tech with the phone call!! The problem was the Electronic Thermostat, the connector B+ pin was burnt up (but it did stop there). After installing a new Electronic Th... Trouble codes: 28 (Additive ftrim1 limet reached), 29 (Additive ftrim 2 limet reached), 140 (Electronic thermostat).
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1993 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Speedometer VIN: 1G4BT5373N
After a night of head scratching came in this morning and applied masking tape to sensor gear. After reinstalling and running vehicle found no tracks on tape consequently the two gears are not meshing. Close examining I think shows that part of the top mountin...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L volt meter VIN: 1G4CW5217R
Well here is the close. I went to check for codes and found 4 new ones. The cusomer has a wrecked Buick for parts so I grabbed the computer out of it. Now it surges when driving but the charge rate is steady and didn't drop in 3 hours of running. I told him he...
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6EL12Y8V
Thanksto all of you that had replied offing assistance. Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees. I have to trust that the MAF reading is correct as I smoked the engine and found the EGR tube left loose at the bottom where it enters the crossover and l...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU06D4P
Victory is mine!!! This problem child is fixed.I began taking off the heads and noticed the intake had been off recently. the customer forgot to tell me this! I began to think about over adjusted valves, but due to large carbon deposits on the valves( I did tr... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust).
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L engine VIN: 1G1WP11S8R
I received lots of helpful information about this job. The only correct way is to pull the head. There were many other possible fixes for this which may work. I have passed all this information along to the customer. He has yet to decide what he wants to do. ...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCEK19K4R
As much as I KNEW it wasn't the convertor, It turned out to be the catalytic convertor.It ran too good to be it during the first test drives.The more I drove and tested the more it was clogging up. I am the proponent to never overlook ANYTHING!And that is exac...
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1996 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L starter motor VIN: 1GCGC24F4T
thanks to all that replied. the fix was the park/netural switch on side on transmission. at times under low battery conditions. it would feed back to starter relay. iatn is a must have for any repair shop.
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Passlock System VIN: 2G1WX19368
First, I want to thank each and everyone of you for taking the time to write me with all the information you shared. I want to point out that on this car I found a little of everything, from loose connections at the BCM (though none of them went to the passloc...
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Driver info Center VIN: 1G1YY22G22
Had cluster repaired all is well. We see alot of corvettes here with cluster problems but not like this one. Also found that you are not supose to turn them face down for any long period of time, it will ruin the fluid filled guage core. Who knew. Anyway thank...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L nurtral safty switch VIN: 1C3EJ56HOS
ordered the right trans, sent the other one back ,lesson learned , even though they work for chrysler never belive they know what they are talking about , this little miss hap cost me all the profit in this job , thanks everone for the advice , Angelo
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1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L elec. sys. VIN: 1B3EJ56H6T
Thanks for all of the replies, the problem was the new distributor was no good, probably they did not change the module. Thanks again John
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC16Y8X
Talk about missing the basics!. Anthony and jay were right on track purge solenoid was installed upside down!. Thank's for the help!!!. Trouble codes: P0441.
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L 2-3 VIN: 1B4HS2846W
jerry ask me to check gov pressure PID and it was normal. all other replies said the seals in front drum as bad and the trans needed rebuild. thanks to all that took their time to help i will let all know how it comes out.
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L power steering pump VIN: 1B4GP25311
Well this business is getting tougher everyday! I want to thank Dennis [...],you guys aced it. Yes it turns out that by changing the resovior and using synthetic fluid solved my noise problem.I have been a...
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1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEU15NXL
Scope test the oxygen sensor. The readings would flat line at approx .2 mV. Replace the oxygen sensor. Retest sensor. Switch rate is switching properly. Runs a lot better now. Thanks for all the replies.
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FALP52U6V
Hey Guy Thanks a lot to every one that has help me the problem with this car was not a problem to repair. Had a bad plug customer installed 2 reman heads hime self car was running 3 wks befor this happen the # 3 Cylinder was taken on a small amount of water bu...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMEU1761V
Thanks to everybody that replied. The thing still won't act up. I recomended an IAC and the customer declined. I'll update this if the customer returns but he sounded pretty sure that he was going to trade the thing in for something smaller. thanks again John
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Speedometer/odo VIN: 1FALP6532W
Thank you for everyones help with this. I rechecked my power and gnd, then scoped signal from VSS at cluster and it was good. Replaced instrument cluster with used part and all is well. Stuart [...]
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Alarm/RAP Module VIN: 2FMZA5142W
Thanks to all the help I received in attempting to repair this vehicle. Regrettably - the problem goes unresolved. Just for the record, all powers and grounds were re-checked. A new battery was installed. A new battery saver relay was installed, and we thought...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L cylinder head VIN: 1FTWW33S7X
I appreciate the five of you that replied. I ended up recommending the head be replaced, unfortunately the customer wants a second opinion and taking it elsewhere. Again, thank you for your input.
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality
Sorry it took so long to get back. I went to repalce the injector o-rings in doing so I found the other shop had left 2 rocker arms loose. Which resulted in a broken lifter guide plate, lifters being out of place and 1 bent push rod. So i removed the head inrd... Trouble codes: P1690.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 2-3 shift under load VIN: 1FTNX21F9X
We have had 12 replies and so far the truck is still eatin' us up. We have replaced the valve body, again, isolated the inputs, triple checked everything suggested, as well as whatever else we can think of. Closing request due to time limits, will post fix whe...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73X8Y
Replaced upper & lower intake gaskets. Uppers were in pretty poor shape. Car is fixed. Thank you all for the help and input. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank-1 Lean), P0174 (Bank-2 Lean).
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L fuel level sensor VIN: 1FMZU73X2Y
Thanks to everyone who replied It was a great help it was the FL assy just waiting for the cust to make up his mind
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L all indicator lights plus the gauges, instrument VIN: 1FDXF46P53
Everyones help was greatly appreciated and caused me to think outside the box.The fight begins with the dealership over the turbo and the blown head gasket. The instrument cluster was repaired. The source for the fix method was the old fix catagory back in mar...
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Gauge panel VIN: 1FMSU43FX2
Thank all of you for the help. Turns out it just needs a starter. It all made sense when it finally failed for us. The starter was dragging the battery down below 9.5V. That was causing the gages to sweep. The problem was that the gages sweeping was confusing ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTWW33PZ4
thanks to everyone who replied especially bill from alberta after reading his comments brought vehicle in shop let it sit overnight sure enough egr cooler hose left puddle on side of intake and when removed egr valve found coolant trail in passage called local...
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2005 Ford fiesta 1.6L engine VIN: 8YPZF16M25
Thanks to all who took time to help. The problem is the Pats sistem and can only be reprogramed by a dealer with the ford scanner. The owner took the car to the dealer. I am looking in to Stuart [...] helpful sugestion of the Autoengenuity scanner for this k...
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2006 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Fuel mileage VIN: JHLRD78566
First of all thanks to so many of you who responded. To paraphrase Will Rogers, Time is the only thing they're not making more of. The vehicle seems fine, now that he finally got here. The dealership verified that he has current software (I would think! It's a...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D81
rechecked car with scanner and doesnt show information on transmission temp pid, checked plugins on pcm connectors and temp sensor, no damage or bent pins found. spoke with my customer and she plans on returning to the dealership to have the code rechecked the... Trouble codes: P0711 (trans. fluid temp sensor a ckt rng/perf).
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N5Y
thanks alot to every one who took the time, the customer decided she doesnt mind stalling once a week or so. some of the replies were, crank sensor on the top of the list cleaning iac came in a strong second and finishing off was a decarbon valves and a trans ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L shift VIN: 1J4GW58S31
thanks to all that responded, the problem was the adjustment on the transmission throttle cable (kickdown cable) now it shifts smooth.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW58J93
The Jeep is fixed. Although, the camshaft sensor never set the fault, and waveform was always perfect, I had changed it as per suggestion of many of you and Jeep never stalled since. It had burnt another computer and few more coils in the process, but that was...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L steering VIN: KNDUP131X3
sorry for the late post all, it turned out to be the lower shaft that connects to the steering rack. thanks for all of the help.
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Valve train noise VIN: SALPV1449T
We replaced the lifters,rocker shafts,pulled the valve spring off checked guides no problem found. starting to think their is a oiling problem in the block to the lifters,maybe cracked block or a restriction. dont know the problem comes and goes hot or cold al...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SALPM16482
Determined Bad gas to be the cause. All Ok Now. Drained bad fuel and used full tank of good Hi Test and Drove for about 20 miles to flush the system.
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1TA2215V
We replaced the distributor with a new one and the car runs great.thanks to everyone how helped out
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