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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Heater VIN: WBACD4320T
We have no scan tool for the HVAC system. Our bad.Some data has no diagrams for hoses or coolant flow. These would help a bit.Do we have W/P impeller issues? Flow from lower valve hose seems "weak" at idle and 2K rpm. If Baum Tool is on line send me info. on ...
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2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53473
Hello BMW techs, I have this car with MIL on with code P0505, which I beleive is equivalent to BMW code 136. Mitchell does not offer diagnostic info on this code, and Alldata info is very scarce. Any info you could help with would be very much appreciated. Th... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control)
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L wipers
customer installed wiper motor when brought to us. wiper blades would only move about 2 inches in the high position.only found old motor ,took the circuit board cover off the new motor, straighted the tabes inside. installed on old motor. now it runs in all po...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF524XV
missfire jumps from cylinder to cylinder at random .number one cylinder on monday,number 4 cylinder on tuesday.missfire is only at idle,off idle missfire goes away.disconnect exhaust and missfire quality changes,almost goes away. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0304
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF5247V
This type car is usually pretty simple but I sewem to have an odball problem here. Car came in 2 weeks ago with complaint of fuel smell. Found number 2 injector and pressure regulator was leaking replace both an problem seemed ok. Brought car back 2 weeks late... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire history code)
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGK29R6V
I bought this vehicle not running. The plugs were fouled black so I threw a new set in. After doing so, it would crank normally and occaisonly run poorly for ten or fifteen seconds. It sounded pretty awful. On a hunch, I pulled one of the plugs and it was foul...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L output shaft bearing VIN: 1GCGK29R9W
I am trying to remove the output shaft seal and bearing fron the drivers side of this vehicle. I am not able to get the bearing out. Has any one ran into this problem before. Do you have any advice on how I can get this bearing to come out. Is there a certain ...
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.0L Fuel Gauge
Hello there I run a speedometer repair shop and have seen this happen on TWO different Chevy Trucks. The Fuel Gauge needle will work correctly but will VIBRATE VERY FAST. IF you place a finger on the needle it feels like an electric toothbrush it vibrates so m...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W9X
We have a S-Blazer here that will set a random misfire code intermittantly.Came in with mil on po300 with original ignition parts...replaced all, vehicle ran great.Came back a few days later same code.Freeze frame shows p0301 or p0306...different codes on diff... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15M51
Hi all, This is gonna be a long one. This Express van came in about 4 months ago with the starter mounting bolt holes cracked thru the centers. We replaced the engine with a new GM Engine, not rebuilt, but NEW. Since that time it has come back 4 times for the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire), P1381 (misfire- no communication with ABS controller)
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L ABS Readings VIN: 1GCGG25R72
Here's a good one for you GM tech's... Vehicle came in with intermittent low speed ABS activation on left front wheel. Thought at first maybe the speed sensor had some rust buildup on the mounting base but decided to run a value scan with our Solis first, to ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on, Reduced Power Mode VIN: 11GNDT13SX
Hello all, I have a Trailblazer here I need some advice on. Initially the vehicle came in with the Service Engine Soon and Reduced Power lights on. The two codes listed below were stored. I followed the flow charts but no fault was found. I cleared the codes, ... Trouble codes: P1512 (Throttle Control System - Backup System Performance), P1515 (Throttle Positions not within calibrated range)
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2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L starting VIN: 2G1WH52K43
we have a 2003, chevy impala ls with a 3800 v6, has a 1.4 amp draw, we have check and found that the radio fuse and the ipc/bcm fuse are removed the draw is gone, we have sent the radio out to be checked, and a new reman radio unit has been installed, we have ...
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1994 Dodge B250 3.9L No Start VIN: 2B7HB21X4R
van will not start cold, asd, fuel relay do not click on with key on or while cranking, heres the cacth! leave the key in the on poss for a full 2-3 min. relays will begin to click slowly then build up to on position, fuel pres 40psi, spark on. truck will star...
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J12345K78
Hi Gang, I'll be looking at this over the weekend and wanted to get a heads up. Sorry about the bogus vin. A fellow tech is working on this sled and says its pretty strange. After the engine gets hot, and only after driving it a mile or so, it will buck, miss ... Trouble codes: P0340 (CAM sensor signal), P0351 (ign malf a), P0352 (ign Malf b), P1391 (Cam/Crank sync)
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Defroster VIN: 1B4HS48N82
Could a replacement PCM cause this fault? The BCM was not replaced. If it is not a faulty PCM, What could the problem be? The technicians at the dealership are stumped.
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L abs control unit VIN: 2B3KA53H36
PLEASE HELP!!! anyone with knowledge of chrysler P.C.M programing, I (along with many others) was told this was not possible, but it is. This car is as perfect as if chrysler themselves built it, the owner of this car was hell bent on stuffing the 5.7L hemi in...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15N3N
hey super techs, i need some advice on this one. this truck died while driving and was towed in. it cranks, has spark and fuel pressure. i can get it to start if i retard the timing. it will die erratically (time running is not repeatable.).i have checked the...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L no symptoms VIN: 1FTHF36F3V
need some help from you diesel guys.my son has this f 350 aluminum looking residue appears in fuel filter and in the neck of one of the fuel tanks. both tanks are always used and filled at same place.hasn't caused a problem yet but don't know what this is?.
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Front vacuum VIN: 1FMPU18L4W
Front diff won't engage on this 4x4, 1998 Expedition. When I turn the knob on the dash to, 4 high, or 4 low,(this also has auto 4x4) you can hear the transfercase changing. When it's on the hoist you can see the front drive shaft engages. The vacuum pod on the...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L temp gauge & check eng lamp VIN: 1FTZX17W5W
Hi to all, I have an over heat conditon only on the gauge, I replaced the thermostat origionally & car came back with same concern, I rechecked & found code P1299 cyl head temp overheat detected, I drove & duplicated, Temp gauge goes to max when driving at fr...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMYU24E9W
Cudtomer came in with a complant of intermitten noise while driving, the noisw is a long loud buzzing/grinding type noise! It initially happen when the vehicle was backing up it sounded like the transmission or transfer case was not engaging! Now noise is happ...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L shiftinterlock VIN: 1FTJW36F7V
Hello to all I NEED HELP! Ihave an electrical grimlin. this truck came in because the customer could not get it out off park with truck running.found#13 fuse to interlock,abs,brakelamps blown.replaced fuse,shift interlock worked,abs lamp went out,untill istepp...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L thrust bearing VIN: IFTDX1729V
Truck came in the front case leaking oil, while tech was pulling the crank pully ad noticed a lot of thrust play. The truck has only had about 1500 mile on the motor sice rebuild had been done. Almost 1/4 inch of thrust play. Help me out guys, I have seen post...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L unknown VIN: 1FMZU72X5Y
this car came in for a popping noise that only happens on hard accel and it gets worse hot. It sounds like a transfercase chain popping and we replaced the transfer case with a reman. The car is still doing it. I am starting to wonder if maybe abs problem may ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 8YRF08L818
Hello. This Fortaleza (as the F-150 is called in Venezuela) idles rough for the first 10 minutes then run super smooth the rest of the day. During this time the voltage of the 2 oxigen sensor is steady at .01 -.02 V. When the idle runs smooth the values cicle...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF17261
I have this f150 with an intermittent bad cold start(and some times warm atart )idle.It came in a few days ago with the complaint,had code p0302,removed #2 plug looked good but swapped it with #1,cleared code and test drove,no problem found,customer picks up t... Trouble codes: P0302
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU73E42
hello techs!! need help. misfire #1-#4-#5 cyls, compression 160 -175 psi,replaced spark plugs (different types), vacuum @ idle 13, reved up went to 25" , when vacuum dropping the gauge jumps-ie 22-19-17-13 then stabilized at 13. pulled intake manifold (1 piece... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P[030
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14UX3
truck has rough idle, feels like its missing. Pull num 6 wire at idle, no change Right side bank is running constant rich. Computer is trying to control fuel trim. All tune up parts are new. Smoke machine showed no leaks. Did a injector leak down test, all flo... Trouble codes: P0316 (Miss on start up), P0306, P0305
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Power VIN: 1FDXE45P25
Thank you to anyone who is willing to help.I do have some knowledge of diesels but am no expert and have just really figured out the 7.3 and now this comes out.The vehicle you have to remember is a E-model and nothing is visable or convenant to get to.We repla... Trouble codes: P0404 (EGR circuit range malfunction), P1335 (EGR position sensor min/max step performance)
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1992 Geo Storm 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: J81RF2365N
Thanks in advance for any help you can give. This Geo came in on a wrecker and didn't run at first. We checked the fuel pressure and the volume, both were good. We then checked the system with a scanner and found two codes, a 110 and 140 both were called undoc... Trouble codes: 110 (undocumented code), 140 (undocumented code)
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1988 GMC K2500 Sierra 5.7L engine VIN: 2GTFK24K75
overheats at idle, but not on cruise. came in for a coolant leak at the waterpump and t-stat gasket. we found the coolant temp sender was in the back of engine on passengers side between cylinders 6 and 8. we thought should be on drivers side, up front between...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L front axle VIN: 1GKDT13W3X
this seems a little odd. ft axle will not auto engage. can manually put in by moving cable and works just fine. keeps setting code. check for power to ft axle vac sol and none found. atc module grounds sol to apply vac to ft axle actuator. apply power to sol a...
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2004 GMC KODIAK 6.6L all gauges VIN: 1GBE4C1194
someone please help i have a 04 kodiak that once in a while all the gauges will go dead, it seems more after it rains than other. my mitchell dont go that heavy,dont know where to start, any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ2220R
got a problem car here, civic came in no start. found coil arcing to ground inside dist. replaced coil, cap and rotor. engine tried to start but backfire. found timing belt out of time and valves not sealing. removed head and had machine shop repair. ok. all t... Trouble codes: 16 (fuel injector circuit)
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1996 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHJW34MXT
need help guys. this car came to me after somebody else had put a used mass airflow on it due to a code the mil gave. when it came in it still had some codes but have resolved those with the parts i have already replaced. the car has the same drivability issue...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Fluid loss VIN: 1J4GW58N61
Hello Jeep Tecs. Hope someone out there can relate to this issue. Initial complaint, lossing power steering fluid. Shop found upper fitting on pressure hose weeping. Ordered hose from power steering pump to hydralic fan motor. Dealer explained that quick conne...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Trailing arm bracket VIN: 1J4GW48N44
We have the Mitchell Ultramate estimating system, and the time it gives to replace this panel is 1.5 hours. The panel is sandwiched in-between the torque box and one of the side panels, so the time doesn't seem very accurate. The piece is made of HSS as identi...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L coolant in cylinder 6 VIN: SALPF1547Y
Veicle was towed in, we found coolant in cylinder #6. pulled the heads out and did valve job...After engine was started it ran ok, but later we found coolant again in the same cylinder. if anyone had this problem please respond. Fred at expetec.
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Air ride VIN: JT8BH28F7W
hello everyone I have lexus LS 400 with air suspensition that is only on the front is leaking down over night it seems to hold well all day. the bags are not cracked or checked the lines are flexable and not brittle we have changed the front air valve for the ...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L charge indicator VIN: 1NLHM87A72
in the morning after you first start the car the charge indicator will come on and the vic will say to check the charge system. while this is going on the alternator is producing 14.3 volts and 110 amps when loaded. has anyone seen this before? maybe you can s...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L new key VIN: WDBJF72F4V
Dear MB friends, Customer has one key with remote control which works fine, but he wanted a second WALLET key (e.g. no remote. We ordered a WALLET key from the dealer and the key works in all doors, and the ignition, but the car will crank but does not start....
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E8W
Vehicle came to us with several complaints. Check engine light on,, ETS light on. Has all these codes stored. Brake light switch is not working correctly as the ECM always see's the switch as being "on". I have a switch coming in the morning. Not sure what the... Trouble codes: P1584 (Stop lamp switch circuit), P0400 (EGR flow), P1831 (motor position sensor power), 065, 137, 161
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E4Y
Live data when driving from speed sensors is solid, all 4 wheels identical responding to speed. Dash warning lights will go on, go off, come back on. Codes come and go. Initial complaint of mil, warning lights, cleared all codes, drove car, okay at that time. ... Trouble codes: P1605 (rough road detection signal), P0600 (incorrect can message from esp ecu), P0720 (read fault memory of control unit etc), C1000 (test esp bas control unit n47-5), C1025 (brake light switch), B1041 (fault in can comm with control unit trac system)
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L door ajar VIN: 2MEFW75W4X
Working on a well worn 1999 Grand Marque. This car has the digital dash. I get a door ajar light on and it flashes a few times then stays on. The dome light is also always on. I pulled the panel of the drivers door to replace the pin switch. I did have a code ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L abs hydraulic brake booster VIN: JA4MW51R31
customer complaint of chirping noise coming from vehicle when braking. traced noise to hydraulic control assembly with chassis ears. no abs codes set. previously dealer installed improved accumulator per recall [...]. i'm not sure if it's the same noise pe...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D0V
Hello, this is my first question for aitn. I appreciate this help alot. The car is a 97 maxima w/ 3.0 .Got a code for B1S1 right bank O2 sensor problem , checked that O2 w/ osilliscope. It was lazy & replaced it.Also checked grounds on the engine.cleared codes... Trouble codes: P0174 (2 or left bank O2 problem), P0150 (2 or left bank always lean), P0325 (knock sensor)
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 453BD4357X
Got this 1999 subaru. customer said rough and or poor idle. We got it in and the idle surges up and down a couple hundred rpm.I checked for vacume leaks found none.No code and scann data looked ok couldnt get much anyway. Checked throttle plate and cleaned loo...
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L its all over! VIN: 8165OOU710
Another shop replaced rear wheel bearings and the owner began to complain that on ice or packed snow, the car would wander and it felt like a boat in ocean. I replicated it quickly as it indeed felt like it drifted one way and then another as if I was beginnin...
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Blower motor VIN: JF1SG63633
Vehicle came in with a bad blower motor and resistor. Replaced both and vehicle was OK. Now when it is very cold, moisture is getting into the motor and freezing over night causing the blower fuses to blow! I can thaw out the motor and replace the fuses and it...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 1NXAE09B5S
ihave95 toyota corolla dx it vibrates all the time with engine running seems worse in drive mount look fine engine runs fine no miss fire it just shakes exhaust isnt hitting body all drive belts were removed its still there
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1990 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L no start VIN: WVWPGO1GOL
I just bought this car not running.We installed a battery and tryed to pull it to start It was -30c out.The glow plug light cycles of and on and the motor turned over great for as long as it was towed.The engine never fired. I am not that familiar with these c...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H2R
Vehicle came into the shop with a blown head gasket. Customer drove the car to the shop. Customer authorized replacment of head gasket and timing belt. After we replaced the head and timing belt, the vehilce would not start. Vehicle will turn over but we are n...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L SRS Light on VIN: 3VWRA81H8V
Attempting to diagnose why SRS Light is on. When connect VAG-Com to vehicle SRS light stays on, when you go to the SRS function in Vag Com for testing and code retrieval, the SRS light goes out! There are NO FAULTS stored. When you disconnect the Vag-Com, the ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall
Hi every one i hope some one can help me get this VW passat 1.8 turbo(its right hand drive but otherwise very similar if not the same as the US models) going as its becoming really frustrating. We removed the battery to get the rack and pinion tightened and wh... Trouble codes: 17967 (idle speed control throttle position adjust malf.), 01165 (throttle valve control unit)
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ56D5X
hello fellow techs . i have this volvo that is being a real pain . vehicle is setting a po722 code for vehicle speed sensor . i have the vedis with volvo software and can only pull code from generic side . looked for code in alldata but cannot find it. has any... Trouble codes: P0722
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L egr VIN: 19UUA5642X
hello all, thanks very much for the help, every response made sense and helped me fix this car. I ended drilling the hole and insert the pipe and that fixed the code for egr and changed both o2 sensors and evap vent valve cleared the other coded and made it to...
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1989 BMW 325iX 2.5L abs light VIN: WBAAE0307K
Thank you so much to all who replied. special thanks to Paul whohit the nail on the head within one hour of me asking for help. everyone offered such great insight. My problem was the abs light stayed on as soon as i started the car, all wheel speed sensorschk...
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L ign system VIN: WBACB3316P
thanks everbody for the good infomation about this car. i removed the computer from the car and opened it up. it has been wet at one time. lots of corrosion inside. the customer is going to try and find one by himself. i will bill him for my time spent finding...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4HP52K5V
Hello Group: This car is finally fixed. After readind all 20 replies that varied from wiring problems at the PCM, fuel pump/sending unit problems, fuel pump relay ground, intermittant injector driver, PCM failure,bad connections at the crank or cam sensor, ign...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L starter VIN: 2G4WF5218X
A million thanks to everyone who responded. Most of the replys advised volt drop testing all circuits. Kevin [...] hit the nail on the head in advising I closly inspect all power and grounds at the ECM The problem turned out to be a coroded spot at a punc...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L OBDII monitors VIN: 1GCCS1449T
Thanks for all the replies! It appears I haven't 'lost it'. Most suggested getting the engine up to temp. That was done before opening this case as the T-stat was missing the center pin. No change in running the tests even though the temp was normal now. The f...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC23103
the fix was replacing the pcm & reprogramming. the egr vent control ground circuit was intermittent in function.thanks for all the help! Trouble codes: 404 (egr pressure sensor circuit.).
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3AN69L34
fuel was the problem, looked like gas, smelled like gas was not contaminated, but it did not burn like gas with an open flame, poured some on shop floor and lit it burned more like kerosine drained fuel and put 5 gallons fresh fuel in it and now runs great tha...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 24GP44L03R
As I thought the van needed a PCM no more starting ploblems after that. Thanks for the help I got a lot of things to look for or at from everyone. Thanks again for all the help.
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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GG22XXW
Hi everyone, I 'THINK' this thing is fixed. Everyone had great suggestions as to most likely sealing or mechanical problems.(as i thought also) I took Dennis'(from New Jersey) advise as to the TSB regarding misfire concerns. Got dealer to do the TSB reflash. E... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire).
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23681
found that there was low voltage bad wire at alt and corOsion at ADL AND WENT DOWN THE THREE FIX RECOMEND THAT HELP A LOT WAS ABLE TO RESTOR SCANNER COMUNACTION MOST OF IT WAS BAD POS AND GROUND CONECTION THANK TO THE THREE REPLIES HELP US TO NOT PUT PARTS CUS... Trouble codes: 1694 (no bus messages receved frome companion module).
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L engine R&R VIN: 3D7MV48C44
The engine is in and running The trans does not have to be moved at all The bar we talked about has to be removed this bar is the mount for the radiator and inner cooler The only way to remove it is to remove the fenders we cut the bar and welded back together...
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Crankshaft front seal VIN: 1B3EL46X65
Thanks to everyone who responded, all the information was helpful. We are one hundred percent positive that the thrust bearing is gone, but the customer is still contemplating wether they are going to fix it or not. Once again thanks.
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1959 Ford Thunderbird 352CID washer VIN: H9YH133244
OK. here goes, the wipers are vac operated but work slow, seems like its just the way it was back in 'the day'. The washers, I really could not find any switch for,and they were not foot operated, so I got a universal pump and a horn button and wired in my own...
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L engine knocks VIN: 1FTEX14HVJ
after reading the many useful replies i will search for a 5.8l engine. i never realized there were so many differences. anyone else interested in this swap would be crazy to try. thanks again for nailing the problem in 1 day.
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FMYU92103
Vehicle was never fixed, thanks guys for all the info, it's nice to know you can still ask for help and people are nice enough to give you a hand. Thanks again.
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L 2-3 upsift when cold
To update, I have not heard back from either customer on this issue and I presume that the problem still exists. I guess I will have to wait for them to make a decision. Thanks for all the replies.
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W91
So, I guess I will call this one fixed. The customer has had the vehicle for a couple of weeks witht no problems. As much as I hated to do it, I had decided to try what seemed like the most likely culprits. This vehicle uses a fuel liquid/vapor seperator in li...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ68S9P
Well we tested a bit further into the coolant temp sensor it had the right temp and wrong voltage..so i replaced the sensor and reset the fuel adaptives and customer has not been back. thanks to all that replied.
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L pcm, asd, fuel pump relay VIN: 1J4FF68S8X
Thanks for all of the replys. First thing i found i was using a diagram for a 2.5 engine. After getting the correct diagram i unplugged all things powered by fuse #11 (pcm, trans controller, auto shut down relay, fuel pump relay). Still blew fuse. Followed pcm...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L ABS, TC, Hill Descent VIN: SALTW15481
In both Land Rovers we replaced front discs from Worldpac- 'Brake Engineering', in one we put Mintex, other Pagid pads. After three weeks I called both customers and there are no complains. It looks that the ABS system is so sensitive, that even really small b...
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1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Steering Lock VIN: 1LNLM97V1V
The vehicle has been repair through us. I first intially thought the steering lock was not allowing the ignition cylinder to turn. But after many effort of tryign to free up the ignition cylinder we finally decided that it was a ignition lock cylinder. We went...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L trim VIN: 5LMEU27A0Y
I removed the trim by removing the radio and using a hooked tool. Thanks everyone for the hints.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLJ70G61
The fix for this vehicle was the pressure sensor in the tank. Its on the passenger side, inside the tank . I just want to thank everyone that replied. It could have been very costly guessing at this code. The sensor is not cheap but it definately fixed it. Trouble codes: P0451.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L no shift
hello thank you guys for the help, turn out the back ABS sensors. I got the info. from an MB scanner. generic OBD2 scanner throughing off to different targets. good to know in this car when the back ABS sensors are bad the trani wont shift , cuz the output s...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L oil pump / engine VIN: 4A3AA46G7Y
First of all thank you guys for your help. Sorry it took so long to close this help request but we have just been to busy as of late. We warrantied out the engine with another used engine at no charge to the customer. After close inspection of the engine we re...
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1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L vehicle speed sensor (vss) VIN: 1N6HD16YXS
Thank you for the replies, you have been very helpful! We did end up scoring the hole that the sensor goes into. After looking carefully at the hole it appeared that it was no longer round, as it should have been. Although it took more hours than it should hav...
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2000 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L suspension VIN: 1N1CB51D1Y
The fix was what Michael & Victor suggested the lower control arm rear bushing. For future reference if after removing the 3 bolts holding the rear of the control arm, you can remove the rear arm or separate the rear bushing it is bad. The lower control arm ha...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L heater control VIN: 1G3N152T6Y
Hey Guys, sorry taking so long getting back on this problem. It's the middle of winter here and my buddy chooses to leave it as it is for now with no place to work on it and all. Thank you to those who responded with some real good advice and suggestions. I'll...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP24R2W
Think its done! Waited a while to be sure came back couple days ago with lite on again!!! Code P0442...thats code P 0 woo hoo hoo!!! Evap system small leak! No gas cap!!! nothin to do with me there goober! No more freebies! But everybody who responded, Thank... Trouble codes: 1391 (intermittent loss of Ckp Cmp sync), 352 (coil 2 primary fault).
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2WP1212W
cam sensor wire shorting to groung int.ANOTHER TIME WASTER.
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L daytime running lights VIN: 1G2NE12T2X
This was a car purchased at an auction so it had an unknown history. The fix was that one of the headlight bulbs was the wrong one. Thanks to Bradley [...] for the suggestion to check the bulbs! And thanks to all the other great suggestions! This site is the b...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1G2NE12T3X
Andrew and Bull hit this on the head. It seems that they both sent me 2 similar bullitens on bleeding the abs valves. Once I did the cycling the pedal started to come back. It did take 3 sets of doing the 5 key cycles though. Happy to say that I now have nice ...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L door locks,power windows,power mirrors VIN: 1G2HX54K2Y
Hi Guys, Thankyou so much for the information. I have learned through your help that,I must buy brand new body control module from gm,and that module must be programed to that car.I have also learned through members,that remote starters can be very troublesome...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2985X
Gentlemen, thank you all for your replys. The customer took the vehicle and has not yet returned, and I don't want to keep this help request open. I will amend this request if/when the customer returns. Trouble codes: P0102 (mass air flow low input circuit a).
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1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3DM35B0R
thank you so mutch for all how took the time to anwser my request.After replacing sparks, cap and rotor ,temp sensor. check the timing again.it ended to be the engine control module.took me a wile but end good all good thanks again and wat a fantastic organisa...
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1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L engine VIN: JF1SF6355W
Thank you all very much. You confermed what I thought was going to be the prob. Was actually hoping for a different answer but glad to have an answer. I made shure the system was full got it to op. temp. when the tstat opened I shut it down and with the 1st pl...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 5TENL42N54
we have determined based on fellow member input that the tcm is the culprit. the customer states that he will be fighting the factory for assistance
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C21
We replaced maf sensor thanks for all the help from u guys, looks like everything is fine now drove it 60 miles no problem looks like its fixed finally again thanks you all for everything Bienvenido Trouble codes: 1128 (long term fuel trim system too lean).
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1995 Volvo 960 2.9L temp control VIN: YV1KS9610S
the car finally came back and the fix turned out to be bad solder joints in the control unit.thanks for the help.sorry it took so long.
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