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1999 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA564XX
this vehicle will no start some times at the customer house, when the car is towed to my shop the car will start with no problems, yesterday the problem was present and i whent to the customer house, car will no start and fuel pump was working, i checked signa...
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1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L No run VIN: WAUBJ58C4P
Hi...We are trying to confirm if ECU is dead. We have tested all powers and grounds. Found 2 power sources and 6 grounds. Unsure if we are missing any other sensors to that will keep vehicle from running. Just trying to make sure we have covered all possibilit...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L washer pumps VIN: WAUVT68E32
Hello to all - This A4 Quattro Wagon came in for a LOF and check windshield washer. Service writer thought probably low on washer fluid - scheduled @ .5 hours to service. Three days later here I am. None of ther washer functions work. All wiper functions appea...
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1991 BMW 850i 5.0L Battery draw? VIN: 1K1UNKNOWM
This BMW has been a nightmare. It originally came to us because it kills the battary ove a couple of nights in the customers driveway. He mentioned to us that there is a "click" from the trunk. When we got our hands on the vehicle there was no draw to be found...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: IG6CD53B9P
I've got a Caddy really testing me, PLEASE HELP! It runs very rich, as shown in the gas readings. I've disconnected the fuel regulator hose (no sign of fuel there)& disconnected & plugged the canister hose @ throttle body. I fired the injectors individually & ... Trouble codes: P091
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GYEK63N82
car came in with the service stability control lite on . checked codes it had a c0208 code. said something about steering wheel position circit. couldent find and info on alldata so im lost on what to do or check. any help would be great . thanks scott
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Pedal drops VIN: 1GNFK16K1P
Customer brought this one in with a complaint of the brake pedal dropping intermittently. They did not mention the "ABS" light on and the "Brake" light flashing constantly. During the test drive, once, the pedal dropped to within about an inch of the floor, th...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IGCEC14M6W
i have 2 trucks with the same problem #5 missfire from idle threw 1200rpm does not miss under load new plugs wires cap and rotor compression is good on all cylinders no vaccum leaks found please help im going crazy Trouble codes: P0305
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L oil pres gauge VIN: 1G1YY22G0X
this is the 3rd oil sending unit we have put in..oil leaking out the top of the sender every time..chevrolet does not know why. oil pressure is not too high...anyone seen this?
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L low power VIN: 1GCHK29101
have not had alot of experience with the duramax but here are some of the test and reading which have been taken. vacuum at fuel shrader- (5 inches of vac holding 2 inches) fuel rail pressure idle- (desired 4930) (actual 5300) wot under load - (desired 31,00... Trouble codes: P0237
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L high idle VIN: 2G1WW12E61
the vehicle runs great good power then sometimes it will idle @ 2900 rpm with no codes all connectors have been cleaned and checked twice. scanner reads idle as 2900 or so and says desired idle is 696, fuel trims good, back pressure good, ignition good, fuel s...
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L all guages VIN: 2C3ED56FXR
car came in with guages inop the scanner reads codes on both ecu and body module but not data i have checked all fuses and grounds and cleaned both computer and body module connecter after i unplugged body module connecter and reinstalled i now can read body c...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L radiator fan VIN: 1C4GD64LXV
help again,i have a 1997 chry. town and country van,customer complains radiator fan stays on hi until he turns van off.then it turns off tillhe drive for about 15 mins.we replaced the fan relay and he drove it for about 15mins and fan went yo high steed and st...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GT54LZ1
i replaced the ecm and can't program the vin with the drb because it wants the pin number, what can i do? Trouble codes: P0601
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L contamination VIN: 2C4GP44R85
well guys this is kinda a mystery story. customer brings in this 2005 chrysler for hard start and runs rough. diagnose dirty fuel injectors and clean , did not help. pulled fuel rail and found a reddish sandy material in the rail. dropped tank and found it cle...
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1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4FP2536T
I was so blessed as to have the opportunity to fix this van after several people have tried and failed. I first checked this van and found the crank sensor to be bad and the distributor (used one) to be installed incorrectly. Replaced sensor and stabbed distri...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP4531T
I covered all bases for a good reliable safe vechile for harsh winters up here. The van runs very well in fall temps. It always starts in -40C temps. In around 0C (+32F) or in stop and go in town driving where it seems that under hood temps start to warm up, i...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7GG23X3V
hello techs this dodge is a problem child, this dodge idles at 2000 grand on cold start up when temps are really cold 0 to 15 degrees then comes down as the truck warms up, when temp outside is warmer the costomer says it's fine. ive smoked the car and found i...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L guages, gauge lights, odometer VIN: 2B4FP25BOW
Gauge lights flicker bright to dim. Odometer flickers bright to dim separate from gauge lights and intermittently drops out completely. Gauges (not gauge lights) also drop out intermittently on their own. Decimal point in odometer blinks on and off intermitten...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L wiper & radio VIN: 1B4GP25GX1
this is eating me up. this caravan with the koeo the radio and wiper will work while in park,reverse and neutral. any other position and they both quit operating. koer and they will only work in reverse!!! all powers and grounds ok. check wiring under battery ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Warning light VIN: 1D7HA18NX2
Customer had rear end fail last month, local dealer rebuilt under warranty. After customer picked up vehicle ABS light came on at approx 70 mph. Dealer replaced tone wheel and speed sensor. Cust picked up and light came on as he got on freeway (approx 70 mph)w...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L LF turn VIN: 3D7KS29CXG
It is jobs like this that make me wonder where this industry is headed. Simple problem,customer stopped in and said he needed a LF turn bulb. Nope, no voltage. I checked wiring diagrams and traced wire to intergrated power module. found no breaks or cuts. Test...
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1993 Eagle Vision ESi 3.3L Loss of speedometer, loss of gear postion indicati VIN: 2E3ED56T4R
Hello Fellow Techs Thanks to everyone ahead for taking their time and reading this. This is a friend's car...( I know what you are all sayin here..haha), it's a 93 Vision with shifting problem. When that occurs also the speedo and gear selector indicator dis...
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1991 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Timing belt VIN: 3FAPP11J0M
Hey Ford guys, I have this Escort (my personal car) that was bought used 3 years ago with only 36k on it. Production date of 04/91. This production date determines if the timing components require a square tooth or round tooth timing belt. At around 40k I rep...
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP42T3R
This car came in about 2 weeks ago with the complaint that it would intermitantly not start. This would sometimes happen after the car sat for awhile and also going down the road it would die. When this happens the car will not immediatly restart and usally ta... Trouble codes: 211 (profile ignition pickup failure- memory code only- could not reset code)
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L directional signals VIN: 1FALP62W8T
Car came in with inoperative direction signals and 4 way hazard flasher lights. Replaced flasher-no change. Replaced combination switch (with a new one and a known good one). Four way flashers work but flasher buzzes when try to use directional signals. Can't ...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no engagement VIN: 1FALP52U7T
This car came in with no movement problems went thru unit no planetary damage rebuilt with new convertor.The bypass control valve was stuck big time.I replaced it with a sonnax valve and sleeve still no movement
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Wipers VIN: 1FTCR10A7T
The wipers on this Ranger run all the time (high speed only) w/ key one. I have replaced the switch with known good one, replaced GEM module and even tried plugging in a differant wiper motor. Still does the same thing. If you unplug the module and plug it bac...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Idles high VIN: 1FAFP52U9Y
Hello Everyone, This is a fleet vehicle. The driver complained that sometimes when he lets off the throttle that the vehicle wants to go on its owne. Said it feels like cruise control. Test drive in the parking lot confirmed that sometimes this happens. Go...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMUU03B11
To many codes. This vehicle of course misses badly. With all these codes we can't decide where to start. The EGR issue shouldn't affect idle. Can a one coil unit misfire on three cylinders? Are we looking at the computer? Grounds are good. Customer says it sta... Trouble codes: 0401 (egr), 1408 (egr), 301 (misfire), 302 (misfire), 304 (misfire)
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2003 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU43F93
Truck was towed in a couple weeks ago for a no start. Hooked up scan tool and found no injection control pressure (ICP) and replaced the IPR still no start. Checked the high pressure oi pump resevoir and found empty. Filled the resevoir and changed oil, becaus...
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1997 GMC Savana 3500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GDGG31W1V
The vehicle is a g3500 box van with a 4.3 engine. Probably a special order because they didn't put 4.3s in g3500. The engine pings and misses randomly even at idle. the problem has existed for a couple years but it's getting worse. It sets code p1345, cam/ cra... Trouble codes: P1345
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GKDT13W4W
Customer complaint loss of heat after a few days from leaving shop to check problem. Sudden change in coolant flow through heater core inlet hose burning hot and outlet cold. Checked system for blockage, checked flow by removing hoses from core, flushed core, ...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L traction VIN: 1GKFK66UX4
customer states that several times a day he will come to a stop and truck will kind of hesitate/delay when starting off. traction active light comes on on infomation center then goes off and truck goes.no codes present in any of trucks computers. we have not b...
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2005 GMC W5500 5.2L No Start, Hard Start VIN: J8DE5B1675
Good Day This truck is a medium duty W5500 Cab-over diesel. It is an Izuzu 4 cylinder engine. There is no dealer in this area for this truck and there are very few of these units in this area. I am posting this for another repair shop and I am trying to help ... Trouble codes: P0405 (EGR Position Sensor out of range history code), P0400 (EGR Flow Excessive history code), P0234 (Excessive Turbo Boost Pressure history code)
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD565XS
this one is killin me, its my wifes car (of course)! it has a low speed hesitation/miss between 1000 and 2000 rpm,at light throttle application.it has never stalled although it feels like it wants to,as soon as give it more throttle it clears up and takes off....
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L All upshifts VIN: 1HGC5649WA
Installed used 60K transaxle from salvage yard. One of the better yards in the area that have done business with for 10 years or more. The A/B pressure solenoid was damaged and transfered from old transaxle. Filled with Honda fluid and test drove. Noticed a RP...
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JHLRD28461
vehicle presents when cold runs extremly rough at idle/ lean once starts to warm will idle but poorly and is drivable.map sensor at idle reads approx 1.4-1.5 volts with a vac reading of approx 14 inches... If it had one i would say EGR is stuck open only codes... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCA31AX1
Infinity guys HELP! P0505 - Idle air control malfunction. Ran through diagnostic procedures. Replaced the IAC Valve and tried to do idle learn procedure but the car won't idle at all so I can't 'complete' the idle relearn procedure. Sometimes after multiple at... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control malfunction)
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L engine VIN: NA
this jeep was a trade in that someone shorted out oil press sending unit to read max. actual press @ idle with mech. gauge is 5 psi with no! noise. checked bearings,ok replaced oil pump with no change. just thaught i would see if any others like this out ther...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L alternator VIN: KNDUP13172
Hi; Thanks for any help in advance. This van came to my shop with acomplaint that all warning lights in the dash came on and in a short time both headlights blew. We checked the charging system and was overcharging. 18 volts. So we changed the alternator and e...
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1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L all shifts VIN: JM3LV5235N
I did't find anything in the arcives like what happened with this one. Basicly what happened was the vehicle had sat a long time, needed engine work. Fixed engine drove vehicle locally (as a daily driver ) for a few Days. Running shifting ect was normal. One d...
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5235W
This car was towed in. The customer states that the car died on the road. It will start but hesitates badly. We pulled codes and found P0300, P0420 and P1345. Checked the plugs and found them to be worn down to electrode so we replaced them.Runs better but far... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random miss fire.), P0420 (Car Efficency), P1345 (Cam Position Sensor)
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L blower motor VIN: WBDCA39016
car came into shop with complaint of no blower for heat or a/c. check fuses all good. check for power and grolund to blower motor - none. pull dash push-button controls & wiggle connections & flex push button control & still no blower. look for blower speed co...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBFA67E3S
this car is stored most of the time. owner usually just starts it up once in awhile to see that it still runs. concern is that it will start fine cold, idle ok for about 10-15 minutes, then it begins to idle rough, it then idles rougher and rougher for about 5...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L asr/abs VIN: WDBJF65F2W
I have a 98 E320 with the ASR/ABS lights on. My code is C1307 solenoid valve (RR) A7/3Y13 Reduce Pressure. The ABS pump and ASR control unit were both replaced with good used units. I have tried a BAS module, ABS pump pressure/return relay and a k40 relay. I h...
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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, LOW POWER VIN: 1ZWFT61L81
this cougar has an intermittent low power, only happens after you turn and accelerate hard. scan data shows fuel trims reacting by adding fuel #s climb between +10-15%. also oxygen sensors go to 0.00 or close to that, and only come up when issue clears. fuel p...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AC34G81
No start 10 volts to fuel pump and pump wont run jumper the pump to battery will run but still wont start. No inj palse and crank and cam sensor check good. switch relays and still nothing Thanks for your help
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1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L lost key VIN: 1N4AB41D3V
i lost the only key i had and dealer is asking for key code to make a another key and i can not find the KEYCODE, is required to make a another key and only other option i have, is call lock smith and he is asking 450$ s and i am hoping that may be somebody kn...
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1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L transmission, steering VIN: 1G2HX52K3X
Vehicle came in with a complaint of a rubbing grinding noise in the engine compartment only when making right turns. This noise seems to be consistent with engine rpm and does only occur with turns to the right (either partial or full turns). We cannot duplica...
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: YA3DD583BW
need some help with this saab. very hard to start when cold below 40 degrees. after its warm runs good. feels like its running out of gas but fuel pressure is good. does have a new o2 sensor because the old one was lazy on the scanner. when cold and cranking t...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG4850T
Thanks for your time- This car came a week ago with this p0335 code, found vermin chewed wiring. Repaired wiring and cleared codes, returned today with the same code. There are no running symptoms at all. We have scoped sensor, and checked sync with the cam s... Trouble codes: P0335
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L 1st, reverse shift VIN: JT3RN37WXL
This is my personal vehicle, I bought it 4 years ago with this problem: when you are stopped, idling, and you try to shift into gear, doesn't matter which gear, its either very hard to get into gear, or in reverse, it grinds. Basically, the input shaft does no...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG28K9W
customer complains while driving car just stalls. it starts right back up and wont happen again for about a month. vehicle has been towed to our shop twice after a stall and upon receiving it started right up and after numerous test drives it never would stall...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR12EXX
Hi. I have been chasing this problem for days.First of all this car dosn't have a maf {mass air flow meeter}. The map is on the throttle body and it checks good.the o2 is switching good. the car is calif. emissions but the o2 switches like fed. toyota said the... Trouble codes: P0172 (B1S1 rich)
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L No Start, VIN: 9BWGP61J21
Have no glow plug operation on this TDI when cold, will start if cranked long enough. Have checked complete glow plug system, found that when coolant temp sensor is disconnected glow plug system works and engine starts fine. Replaced temp sensor (black) with (...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L turbo operation
This little Bug was brought in with a noise, the dealer told these people that they had some kind of vacuum leak in the dash area. We came to the conclusion that Vacuum Diaphragm for the waste gate is not operating so the gate does not opening causing a hissin...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L timming belt VIN: 2NVW1533C3
how do i properly align timming marks...re: using flywheel mark and cam mark or balancer mark and cam mark???
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Stall, dies on decel VIN: 3VWSE69M32
Car has been in several times for various repairs. Maf,fuel filter, battery, etc... I have not experienced customers complaint. Supposedly stalls on decel intermittently and at a stop every now and then. Fuel trims are good, maf readings 4gps at idle, 144gps a...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L wings/trim flaps VIN: 3VWCK21Y23
Hello all! I REALLY need help from VW techs! I asked for help and finally had customer return for repair. Following codes are present: 02460- L. Linkage flap pos. sensor G442 open circuit/short w/ground 02000- position switch not a plausible signal 00532- ...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B53
thank you all so much for taking the time to help me on this one! the evap purge canister valve was the fix. as everyone said under the air box on the passengers side. With in in 15 minutes i had 20 reply. thanks again guys kyle lincourt service advistor Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap canister purge valve).
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L drivers door power locks inop VIN: WBADD632XV
vehicle is fixed. After checking wiring from drivers door lock cylinder switch - to door module, and door module to gm III module. I attempted a resynch with key fobs no luck. I replaced the drivers door module and the door locks are fixed. finding good servic...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG8338X
this problem was a combination of coding & we also replaced the left rear ABS sensor for a P0500 code. We recoded the ABS module,the engine ECU, the transmission ECU, & the instrument cluster using Auto logic I do not fully understand what the relationship was... Trouble codes: P0500 (speed sensor A BMW 120).
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J01
Thanks to to all who replied, all information was noted, unfortunatly when the customer was informed that we may have to put on an OE cat he declined to go any futher, if he changes his mind any new info or updates will be posted. thanks, Tim Trouble codes: P0420.
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L battery VIN: 1G6KD52Y7T
i would like to thank everyone who replied. this thing was a real nightmare. i found the problem out of pure luck. i was wiggling around the wiring harness and noticed when i moved the harness behind the right kick panel the dome lights would flicker and the a...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L neutral safety switch VIN: 1GCEC14R0V
Thanks to all who responded, the customer has decided to not repair the truck at this time. If i get another crack at it I will let you all know what i find. once again thank you to all.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, When Below 50F VIN: 1GCEC14W1X
Replaced Spark Plugs with AC Delco Platium plugs , that fix the cold no start. Thanks for all the techs that replyed just needed a different view of the problem,, .. Trouble codes: P351.
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L calipher VIN: 3GNGK23G62
After replacing the caliphers, brake lines and multiple bleeding the brake system we went back the basic and performed the alignment again and found left caster slipped out of specs, eventhough the vehicle drove straght it was causing it to pull only when brak...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L monitors won't run VIN: 1C4GT64L7X
The fix was to use a scanner that would communicate on the manufacturer side of the pcm(OTC Genesis worked, Modis would not communicate)and reset the adaptive memory, than drive cycle. All monitors ran with no problems. Do not know why Modis won't communicate,... Trouble codes: P1494.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L power steering pump VIN: 3C4FY4BB21
This car is repaired, as suggested we removed the power steering resevoir & cleaned it. There is a screen that was plugged. It took alot of scrapping & spray cleaner to get it clean , but this did fix the problem. The other replies said possibly kink in hoses ...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lacks Power VIN: WD2PD74484
Well, it's fixed. The fuel quanity solenoid, mounted in the high pressure pump was faulty. I removed the solenoid and it sounded like something was rattling around inside it. The new solenoid made no noise. After replacing the solenoid, the rail pressure staye... Trouble codes: 2018 (fuel rail pressure malfunction rail pressure too high), 2115 (misfire cylinder 3), 2016 (fuel rail pressure malfunction fuel flow below minimum quantity).
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L MIL Lamp on, MIL OFF AND ON VIN: 1FTEX14HXP
Found a break in the vaccum line between EGR controller and EGR valve. This was causing a delayed reaction to EGR valve. The MIL would come on because there was no position change in EGR valve. Eventually the valve would open and the light would go out. Trouble codes: 311 (therm air system inoperative bank 1).
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L no symptoms VIN: 1FTHF36F3V
hi everyone ty for your help on this one but we still don't have the answer (i don't think). the only thing we found since posting this is we removed fuel filter again and fuel heater below it and the inside of the filter/heater housing is pretty pitted and a ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW31F6X
Thank you to each and every one of you who took the time to read and respond to my help request. Found a bad injector on cyl 3. Thanks to Craig [...] for the tip on the injector dumping oil. We wondered why when we ran the engine with the valve cover off we ha...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L front wiper motor parking VIN: FMZA5148YB
thanks to all who replied to our help request. what was wrong was the wire connector going from the wiper motor to the connector. the green wire in the connector at the wiper motor was corrodided from water inside the connector. now we tested it and came out f...
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Heater VIN: 1FMZU64E4Y
Wile I was testing actuators and poking around at the blend door motor I must have freed something up. I returned vehicle to customer to use wile I was waiting for responses and she reports it is fixed. Yea - I know it will be back and when it is I will be che...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP36P34
A Great Thank You goes out to Manuel,Roy,Mark,Raymond,Darryl & Jon for responding to my help request. I have not been able to get back on this one yet. It's a used car lot car & are understanding about the time it takes to trace a problem. I will update this p...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L 3 ,4 shift VIN: 2FAFP71WX1
I took the original transmission that i had taken out of the car and sent it to be rebuilt.Put it back in the car and the problem was solved in the original trans the overdrive band was bad.the one that I installed as a replacement for the original in the begi...
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L 2-3 upshift VIN: 52VC805802
The problem was: the linear solenoid, it wasn,t giving the right pressure at the 3rd shift point. I was able to find it by: road test with the linear disconnected and the trans. was shifting hard on each shift and when I replug it, the same problem came back. ...
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1991 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L abs VIN: 4S2CY58Z0M
thanks to every one that repled. the truck is fixed and will be leaving today. the fix was replacing the front calipers. the upper caliper slides were frozon. i tryed every thing to try and losen them up, but the would not move at all. so orderd some rebuilt c...
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1990 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L blower motors VIN: SAJHY1740L
The problem was the blower motor brushes. Thanks to all who recommended them check them you saved me alot of time.
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L parking lights VIN: 1J4FT68S7P
Upon further investigation, I found a 25 amp fuse in the dash light fuse #19 replaced with the 5 amp, using a short finder found that the short was behind the dash near the center, customer didn't want to get into removing the dash board, so ran new wiring fro...
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2002 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB16182
thanks guys. this vehicle last i heard was fixed. a couple guys informed me that the small wiring harness that plugs into the coils goes bad, and that seemed to cure the problem. thanks again for everyones help. Trouble codes: P300, P0302, P0303.
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1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22A4P
well this one left without a fix. i think it needed an ecm(sits under the cup holders)the code only sets if the maf sensor is open or shorted.i cleaned the connections.all looked perfect. i added power and another ground and load tested the wire to ecm with a ... Trouble codes: 08 (mass airflow circuit open or short).
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L camshaft VIN: JM1TA2226Y
Thanks again for being able to participate with the ultimate technical resource. Responses were split between lubrication issues and assembly boo boos.We are going to declare incorrect assembly the winner or in this case the loser . Thanks to Terry , Kenneth,F...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBGA51E9T
replaceing the valve body repaired my code and not shifting problem. them i had it reprogramed at the dealer and fixed the delay problem thanks for all the help.
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfires VIN: 4A3AK24YXV
Before I hit the nail I also does swap good know PCM,CKP,CMP does not work either followed by compression test and cylinder leakage test(result was within spec) since I replace the coil pack and check for spark (HEI spark tester) confirm it produce a good spar... Trouble codes: P0301 (Mis-fire 1 detected).
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA36G9X
ARG! Well I can finally stick a nail in this coffin. The ground lead for the ignition failure sensor was the problem. It fixed the tach and miss cond. The eyelet bolts near the t-stat housing which was fine, but the wires go from it, then over the housing and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi/rand misfire).
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L brake booster VIN: 1N4AL11D62
thanks alot to all that replied the weather warmed up considerly AND THE CAR HAS NOT DONE IT AGAIN IT IS THERE ONLY CAR SO IT WAS HARD TO LEAVE IT HERE AND IT ONLY DID IT THE FIST FEW TIMES YOU HIT THE BRAKES WELL THANKS AGAIN MATT
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1992 Other Ford ALL MAKES 5.0L head gaskets
thanks for all the replies. most think the fluid starts to change to green then yellow. some think the carbon monoxide changes it to green and then hc to yellow. still not sure what to think. we never let the antifreeze into the tester but 9 times out of ten i...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44R7V
i was realy wanting to find out if the car got fixed or not, so i've put off posting as long as i could but, i determined that the cam and crank signals were out of sink, the problem was sometimes they would be but most of the times they were not, we were able...
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1995 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.3L Engine VIN: 1G2JD12D7S
Thanks to all who took the time to help. But this car is a goner customer decided not to fix it and off to the yard it goes. Thanks again to all. Ed [...]
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2JB5243W
thank you all for helping me find a fix for the pontiac sunfire it was the pcm we got a new one and flashed it and it worked like a top thank again for your input steve @ pete's Trouble codes: P0118, P0335, P0530, P1629, P0707.
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1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0AA0941E
Thanks for all the replies- we found a rotted seal behind the thermostat and a mis- matched thermo time switch. Greg and crew
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1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L security? VIN: JF1GF4357W
Thank you for the assistance. All respondents were correct. The reset button was hanging down from the security module left of the steering column by the kick panel. Resetting it was no problem thanks to the fine techs who took their time to respond. The stall...
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2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L unk VIN: JF1SF65651
Thanks for the replies- you really can put three sets of good quality axles in a vehicle to get one set that works properly! Greg and crew
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1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
Thanks for all the help. The EFI relay was the problem. I had B+ at the coil and igniter so that threw me off. Thanks again.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWCK21C83
I'm going to close this, but only time will tell if it is cured. Here are summaries of replies- this amount of oil consumption is normal, use synthetic 5W-40 oil, regular oil is ok, RINGS WERE MARKED WRONG AND ARE UP-SIDE=DOWN, NEEDS RINGED AND HONED, . oNE TE...
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