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1992 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JH4CC2640N
help all acura techs!!. we have this vigor with what seems to be an odd issue but maybe someone has seen this before.only when the a/c fans/compressor turn on the vehicle will mis fire. we think we are loosing spark or injector pulse but it happens too quickly...
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA88D9T
Vehicle came in with this intermittant stalling/no power problem. Engine light was on. Scanned and found codes for O2 banks 1 & 2 low voltage/air leak. The engine will run just perfect for days then all of a sudden it will stumble and stall, restart fine but w... Trouble codes: P1101 (o2 voltage low/air leak bank 1 sensor 1), P1106 (o2 voltage low/air leak bank 2 sensor 1)
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L Exhaust VIN: 4USCC7323S
I need help to identify what model BMW that I am working on, car needs exhaust system. There no decals on exterior, all owners manual says is " 3 series " , I don't know if it is a 318, 320,325,328. Hopefully the VIN can shed some light on this. Car must have ...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L srs VIN: WBAGJ8321W
Have a hard code 18 in the air bag system, have no info on the code other than Occupany detection. Would love a few tips on this one, a trouble shooting chart would be great. Thanks in advance for everyones help.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6331X
this car runs great in open loop, but has a problem as it warms up. misfireing is the only synptom, we used our scope on the primary side of the coils as a starting point, and i noted th amp draw of the coils droped form 7amp to .58amp as soon as the problem s... Trouble codes: P0300, P1188, P1189, P1250
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Electronic VIN: WBADW6333X
I TECHS,LOOKING FOR SOME BMW HELP.I DON'T WORK ON THESE THAT MUCH,OUR BMW TECH'S ON VACATION THIS WEEK.car came in with these symptoms;abs,airbag,ses,tire monitor lites on.radio,dash,cruise speedo inop. codes stored;045-multifunction steering wheel,supervision...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 451FU78612
i have this 2001 e46 325i in the shop with the service engine soon light on, the traction control light on and the dsc brake light on...there is one code stored in the ecm.. code 217 can bus egs signal.. i tried to get into the transmission control module but ... Trouble codes: 217 (can bus egs signal)
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L abs code VIN: WBADT6348T
this bmw has codes for abs traction control. code 59 dme to abs open circut cleared but code 97 no info is hard code all sensors ohm ok. no other info suspect bad module. thanks Pete
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L fuel pump relay VIN: WBADT53433
Hi Fellows ! This car came from the local dealer.It's been diagnosed for crank /no-start condition but very intermmittent. The dealer replace the battery & want to sell MAF+ reprograming DME.Customer declined job & be able to drive the car to our shop with sev...
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1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L abs VIN: 2G4WF5216W
car came in with complaint of abs, trac control & mil lights coming on after drive 2-3 miles (condition has been erattic for several months but now is more consistant) scanned found code c1233 rf or any w.s.sensor open circuit/ short. sensor and harness tested...
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1981 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6AF2392B
I need an idle relearn procedure for this vehicle. The procedure in my information is not correct
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L abs VIN: W06VR52R3V
Hi everbody, need help with this catera, cannot get our MODIS or a borrowed TECH2 to communicate with the EBTCM. Both the ABS & TC lights are on, no codes present for eng., tans., or body. have all signals from all 4 wheels to EBTCM. Have found LOTS of posting...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Tach, speedo,turn signals and backup warning indic VIN: 1G6KE57Y4Y
After starting the engine it takes 2 minutes before tachometer, turn signals, speedometer and back up warning indicator starts to work. These are the main things that I notice don't work.
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L running lights VIN: 1GCEC14Z6P
Can someone please send me a schematic of the running light circuit. Or if you know a good place to look for a common short in this system, it might save me a few hairs. Thanks in advance. Brad
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Rear of transmission leaking VIN: 1G1YY22G0Y
Need some help with this Vette. There is trnasmission fluid leaking from between the rear of the transmission and the rear end. The weird thing is that sometimes it will not leak at all. When it leaks it leaves a trail of fluid. Seems to be when the outside te...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L dash VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
We had this venture come in with rear door latch message on the little lcd. Of course there is no test in mitchell for that error so we tore the rear panel off. Disconnected everything in the rear hatch & light was still on. Talked to GM & they said they sell ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GBJC341X1
this truck will push coolant out of the overflow bottle first thing in the a.m.,put combustion tester on,head gaskets seem ok. it builds up a lot of pressure in the system, pulled the return coolant line off the turbo and put a pressure gauge on it,crimped off...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L rear AC/heat VIN: 1GNEC13Z53
The rear AC will not cycle from hot to cold. A new blend door motor and rear control module have been replaced. Rear case was replaced at dealer. Upon installing new motor blend door went straight to cold. Every other operation of all other controls works just...
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 5.7L reverse, 2nd VIN: 1G1YY12S62
this vehicle will not go into reverse. when shifted into reverse it has a grinding stipping sound like it is not engaged into gear all the way. also it will pop out of 2nd gear unless you hold the shifter. all of the adjustments on the shifter seem to be ok. a...
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56F7V
Hello all! This car seems to run fine, but both banks are running lean, adaptive memory is about +25% on both sides. Before the car came to our shop it has had all 4 o2 sensors replaced,plenum gasket,fuel pressure regulator,plugs and wires replaced.(according ... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Filter application VIN: 1B7GG26X6S
I'm going to post this in another forum also. I'm curious about fuel filtering on a replacement fuel pump for a 1995 Dodge dakota. VIN #[...] AC delco, Napa, and CQ all replace this pump with a only a sock filter on the bottom of the pump. The ori...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B3HD56F5T
Hello gentelmen, I have a 96 Intrepid owned by a little old lady who bought it new. This vehicle is in showroom new condition and always garaged. Last year it failed to start so she had it towed to our shop and of course it fired right up and ran fine. So I di...
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1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H6W
I am scratching my head on this one. The car will not start, when you put the keys into the ignition switch and move to the on position on the switch the dash lights do not show up. the odometer lights and reads the mileage. when you go to start the vehicle th...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Starting VIN: 1BYGP25R82
hello fellow techs. i would first like to thank everyone who take time out of their busy day to try and aid us guys with these problems. this van came in as a no start. visually it looked as though no maintenance had been done to this vehicle ever. so my tech...
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2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Whistle VIN: 1D7HGH12X0
Customer brought truck in with whistle noise. Noise is not present at idle but will occur when driving. Noise starts out as low pitch and gradually gets very high pitch, then is gone. As we are not able to duplicate in shop I am hoping someone has had this bef...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD56G14
car came in with mil on tranny in limp mode codes came up for bad speed sensors and tranny valve pack bad. replaced all these cleared codes transmission ok.car came back mil on again o2 sensor bad replaced.car came back mil on .checked codes came up insuffienc... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14H7R
Hello Group, Ford truck runs poor, idles low, and stalls only when cold and has run for about 60 seconds. Will restart after stall. After 3 to 4 minutes, failure is gone and truck runs as normal. Fuel pressure at 36 psi, ignition system tests good, no codes se...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31Y7T
vehicle came in running poorly. had original tune up so we changed the plugs,wires ext. Since tune up it popped a po385 crank sensor code.we found the balencer to be severly out of balance and wobbling. Replaced balancer as well as sensor and problem still rem... Trouble codes: P0385, P0174
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTFE24Y0T
I have been struggling with this van. Came to us from another facility near where the van over-heated. Our customers driver pulled in and they diagnosed engine to have a head gasket failure. Vehicle was then towed to our shop. First, I performed a co2 test and... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW35F2V
97 ford f350 mfd 10/96truck in very good shape runs good when warm weather at cold temp will shut off at highway speeds we have ck fuel pres ok ck water sept. ok change filters ck fuel for gelling scan system install cam senser after setting in warm shop will ...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW35F2V
97 ford f350 mfd 10/96truck in very good shape runs good when warm weather at cold temp will shut off at highway speeds we have ck fuel pres ok ck water sept. ok change filters ck fuel for gelling scan system install cam senser after setting in warm shop will ...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDSE30F6N
Hi This is my first diesel. Oh Boy. This RTA truck came in because it lost the power it used to have. When you let the engine idle, it idles fairly rough. If you punch the accelarator you can tell it has a miss of some kind.I have read all related tech mail i...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Fluid VIN: 2FMZA5146X
Transmission fluid becomes water (Yes water not coolant) contaminated repeatedly. Transmission has OEM cooler bypassed so no coolant contamination is possible. External transmission cooler mounted in front of the radiator. Fluid will get water contaminated aft...
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W8X
Hello Ford techs, I've got these codes stored on this Crown Vic. I can find diag info on the 1st 3, but not on P1512. I don't see where the runner control linkage is on this-maybe I'm looking in the wrong place, but I'm used to seeing the linkage and runner c... Trouble codes: P0430 (bank 2 cat efficiency), P1117 (ect sensor intermittent), P1289 (cyl. head temp sensor high input), P1512 (int. man. runner control bank 1 stuck closed)
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L compression VIN: IFTRX18W8X
i closed my original request with our tails between our legs.we had the cam timing off on the right bank so compression was 150# on the right side and 175# on the left. it ran good after that but the customer is not satisfied. he thinks it idles rough. we can ...
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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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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17L9Y
check engine light on first time in has p0305 and p0307 codes stored in memory. we tuned it and cleared the codes and road tested the truck. runs great sent truck out. 57 miles later we got truck back. scan test shows p0302 and p0308 cylinders in miss fire fre... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder miss fire 2), P0308 (cylinder miss fire 8)
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMZA5242Y
Hi guys. have a 2000 ford winstar that was towed into our shop. complaint was no start. of course it started and has not failed. no scan communications. found aldl power fuse blown replaced fuse. have dtc p1260 theft deterrent. am not familiar with this system...
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2004 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP42X64
this one is a good one. before all the performance parts, it had an idle problem, but customer raised idle screw to compensate. I found out about the idle problem and suggested an IAC due to common failure. After all the hotrod parts, it starts and idles great...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10D12
hey all.vehicle brought in for misfire on accel.found cylinder 3 plug wire up about 1/2" and wont clip down.remove wire oil in tube.replace v/c gasket plugs and wires.still has misfire or buck on accel.no codes fuel trim #'s good.record movie wih scan tool.no ...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Rear of Right Head VIN: 2FTRX18W12
Have an oil leak from (maybe)rear of right head. Rocker cover appears dry. Is there anything behind or under intake that could cause a leak? The leak runs from under very back of head down over the starter and around the bellhousing.Archives mention possible c...
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L transmisson always engaged VIN: 1FMYUU2B13
The clutch will not release. It feels like the classic "slave cylinder not responding" symptom. But the slave works great. I have observed it with a tech in the car depressing the clutch and it extends smoothly with no external leakage, etc. I pulled the boot ...
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2005 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR15E75
this truck has died 3 times and been towed.when we get truck it has always started right up.1st time had code for high fuel pump voltage,power ,grounds slices were checked relay was changed.fuel pressure is in spec[63psi].truck has been driven a lot of miles w... Trouble codes: P0232 (fuel pump voltage high)
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP24135
I could use some recommendations with this one. My Genisys is not updated to read this model year. I hooked it up to my emission tester to get these codes. Car seems to run OK. Thanks for any and all help! Trouble codes: P0106 (p0171-), P0171
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2005 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L dtc 1285 VIN: 1FMZU73K6S
hello folks. i need the help of a ford tech! we did a complete four wheel brake service on this vehicle and when the tech took it for a test drive the roads were icy and the truck slid around a corner and the abs activated.now the "serice advance trac system" ...
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1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L poor power VIN: 1GTGK29ROW
Hi gentlemen, this truck came in today, not starting well and not much power after it had run a few minutes. I tested the fuel pressure, and decided to pull the pump as the pressure was right on the edge, about 52 lbs.,i was surprised to find the fuel tank col...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB7553M
Hi there and thanks for you help, the car is a 91 accord 2.2l. car just started stalling while driving. the check engine lite will come on and lose power. car will sometimes start right back up or sometimes have to wait. when it will not start the engine lite ...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S6CM58W8W
Truck seems to have no/improper idle control. Right now it idles at 3000 rpm and will not slow down. It acts as though the computer isn't signaling the IAC or the IAC is not responding to directions. So the question for you Honda/Isuzu experts- does this thing...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L locks in reverse VIN: 2HGES16561
Hello everyone and help. I have gotten myself in deep on this one. We got this 01 Civic in with no drive or reverse at all. We removed and disassembled to find 4th burned out. We installed new seals and clutches, as well as shift solenoids. We looked the valve...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Door Locks VIN: 1HGCG16542
I thought I could figure out anything, but this one has me stumped. Replaced front brake pads on last visit, but when customer drove away, came back with door locks cycling every 3-5 seconds. Reset computer, changed battery in remote, checked ignition sw...wha...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S42
Thanks for your help in advance. I removed cyl head because the timing belt broke. Reinstalled everything and tried to crank engine and it started ran for about 1 min the died with a code 0340 in the comp. so I did all the basic troubleshooting and found no pr... Trouble codes: P0340
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1990 Isuzu Trooper S 2.6L No Start
help dont do many forien repairs trooper blows fuel pump fuse #24 when cranked over every time unpluged fuel pump conector dose not blow easy fix (not) new fuel pump still blowes fuse at home now realy bugging me is it the wires in pump hanger where goes throu...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L oil VIN: 1J4GW68S4X
engine can run at shop without load 1-2 hours oil ok ,road test 6-mile , water mixed with oil [milky] no water seperate in oil pan , no miss still no cooling system pressure leak, 20 psi for 12-hours oil and water will not seperate back if left in container ov...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ignition lock VIN: 1J4GW58SXX
Hello Fellow Techs, This Jeep came to us as a referral. This is a safety issue, the vehicle's keys can be removed in any gear. The customer first discovered the problem after stopping to go to the store and noticed that the vehicle was still rolling after the ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Oil Gauge VIN: 1J4GW58N8Y
This vehicle came in with an oil gauge showing 0 psi and the check gauges light on. We replaced the oil sendin unit due to it leaking oil. We tested and everything was OK. Next day customer brought back complaining that the light was on again. We looked into i...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, f trim / O2 heater VIN: 1J4FF48S4Y
NO CODES CURRENTLY PENDING OR PRESENT!!! Engine is smooth & easy starting. Undermaintained & abused by hi mileage owner. "Tune" 6 components consisted of spark plugs / filters(not fuel filter however)& ignition coil ass'y being a 1 piece composite secondary ig... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (1 cylinder misfire), P0304 (4 cylinder misfire), P0305 (5 cylinder misfire), P0455 (EVAP Large Leakloose cap), P1687 (No MIC bus messages recieved has not returned)
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L headlights VIN: 1J4GL48KX2
The headlights on this Liberty will flash on and off intermittently. This happens only once every few days and only lasts for a few seconds to a minute. Have been unable to duplicate long enough to perform any testing. I am hoping to get any ideas about trends...
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2000 Lexus GS400 4.0L steering VIN: JT8BH68X2Y
this is my 1st post for help. its one of my personal vehicles and i'm starting to rip my hair out over it, so here goes... roughly 10k miles ago i noticed that it started to wander all over the highway. i have to constantly keep adjusting the steering wheel. ...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJGF10U41
first time posting (be gentle, i'll try to get it right) -vehicle came in w/p0174, found broken pcv line. replaced test drove everything looked good on scanner, sent away. -its back two weeks later w/p0174. looking at freeze frame data closer it seems like ma... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean oxygen sensor bank-2 sensor-1)
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1LNHM86S31
I am working on a Lincoln LS that is setting hard trans codes. They are p0734 incorrect 4th gear ratio, p0735 incorrect 5th gear ratio, and p0795 pressure control solenoid C. They don't simultaneously come on at the same time but they all set within a minute o...
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L steering column VIN: 19UUA5641X
Thanks for all the replies. Just about everyone was correct. All I had to do was drive it a bit further and the switch stated heating up again and the car stalled. The ignition switch is avilable from the dealer as just the electrical portion and that makes it...
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Smokey exhaust VIN: WA1YD64B43
Thanks fellas for most of your responses. I have not seen the car yet since the post was made... sorry! Interestingly though, I think that the Allroad PCV set up may be a little different than the other 2.7 APB motors. I have replaced many suction jet pumps on...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L dash lights
Hi repaired the vehicle i fitted a second hand light control modul and it brought on a warning light, I couldn't reprogram the light control modul so the next best fix was find another power supply on the park light circuit and hooked that up to the dash light...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L steering/suspension VIN: WBADE61080
Problem was bad control arm bushing (front to rear arm). I did not consider this bushing before because client told me it was changed by dealer. Problem was I did not ask client 'when' it was changed... It is interesting to note that this suspension have a...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8321W
I thank all 13 guys who were so very quick to aid me. There were many who suggested replacing the cam sensor and nearly all thought these sensors were prone to failure. I replaced the cam sensor on the leftside of the motor and after a week of driving the code... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor).
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52Y4T
Thanks to the following Techs:Bradley [...] advised us to check the t... Trouble codes: P0507 (High idle).
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L bad computer info VIN: 2G1WN54TXP
Thanks for all the replies. Most replies suggested bad power/grounds, error with scan tool and with bad parts. I use a otc scan tool and had to put car in as a 95 to get good readings. Power and Grounds were all good. The real problem was with bad control modu...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13W1S
Well I went back through and found that by wiggling the wiring harness to the 'spider' I could get it to stall. I replaced the wiring harness to the injector assembly, and while I was under the plenum I removed the fuel press regulator, and replaced it. Proble...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R6X
Thanks for all the help. We pulled the distributor and found the dist. gear severly worn. Installed new dist. gear and problem is fixed. We are starting to see a few of these 5.7 vortec engines in for worn dist. gear. Oil dilivery problem? Thanks again Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple missfire).
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W5Y
thanks again for the advice. the problem was a bad vacuum switch on the firewall and the selector switch on the dash. we had replaced each separately but not both at the same time. sometimes having test parts isn't that much help if you don't leave them in unt...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDX03E71
after long testing this vehicle never I could duplicate the concern of the costumer. several component we test but anything wrong. we trace all wire of TPS and look for something wrong in the resistance but nothing. replace hall efect crank sensor because was ... Trouble codes: P0336 (crank angle sensor).
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHG39R11
we found that we were loosing the'a' side high and low signal to the iac and found the pcm was dropping out-replaced pcm and reprogrammed pcm and van is working great. thanks to all that responded! every bit helps! Trouble codes: P0506, P0507.
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Electronic VIN: 2G1WF52E11
Thanks for all of the help! As everyone said, the side cover could be removed fairly easily. I also needed to remove the hose from the air filter to the throttle body, to allow the engine to move down further. I also took the left mount bolt out of the steerin...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L no start VIN: 1G1ND52J16
Update and fix: Forget to mention yesterday, battery was at 12.45 volts when car came in. Battery was never ran dead for me and customer swears for her also. I tried the relearn procedure numerous times yesterday to no avail. Unhooked battery overnight, tr...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L O2 sensors, charge light VIN: 1GNDT13X34
I received a fax of wiring diagrams from mitchell. These are very difficult to read. I sent this one back to the salvage yard. They will look at it further. If anyone has any better wiring diagrams, could you please fax them to me? I think the problem is somew...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.0L Battery VIN: 4C3AG52H74
Yes everyone 62 milli. was wrong. I left out a 0. It should have been 620 milliamps. Mike from Ohio led me to the correct path by mentioning that fuse 5 in the fuse box under the hood also supplies power to fuses 1 and 3 in fuse panel on the side of the dash. ...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: KLAJB82Z9Y
sorry it took so long to close . customer picked up car and has been driving it with no problems .thanks to everyone who replied.this car is a mystery.
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X5W
Sorry it took so long to close,customer had to wait for funds.Most were right about Camshaft timing incorrect.It still bothers me that a manufacturer will go to the trouble of marking gears in a way that they apear 'wrong'.Several things did not help Belt alig... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cluster VIN: 2B4GP44G6Y
thanks to robert from maryland and jay from south dakota. after removing the cluster checking my powers and inspecting the fuse boxes i simply plugged it back in and all works wonderful. dont figure. thanks to all
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L wiper & radio VIN: 1B4GP25GX1
thanks guys for the info.i installed a new bcm and rechecked all power and grounds. everything is working fine now. lets keep our fingers crossed.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Warning light VIN: 1D7HA18NX2
Finally this beast is fixed. Several good suggestions about brake switch and grounds. This truck did not have any problem with water intrusion. After labscoping input signals and seeing no problem, other than a slight wave in overall pattern. We substituted al...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L LF turn VIN: 3D7KS29CXG
Thanks to all that replied. Tom [...] both confirmed that the TIPM can inhibit individual lamp drivers. With no update available from OTC at this time I sent customer to dealer. They found and cleared two codes. (customer not told what codes we...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10U9P
Thanks for all the replies.These replies all could relate to the problem at hand,but the customer won't spend any further money on an engine that may let go at any time,ie low oil pressure.Valve carbon and or a faulty MAF sensor are the likely culprits as all ...
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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 3.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FMCA11U3S
Thanks to everyone who offerd help. The problem ended up being the drums, They were not cut deep enough in relation to the width of the rear shoes. The reason this was over looked was because the resistance of the drum being spun by hand was always checked wit...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: IFTDX17W4V
well i must thank the people who responded,you all were right. the fix was two coils and a crank sensor.one coil was shutting down the pcm driver for numbers one and two drivers.and i found out that crank sensor voltage was not enough should of been 4 volts pe...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Drivetrain VIN: 3FAFP15PXX
Thanks for all the help I am going to post this as a fix. It still vibrates a little but not enough to complain about. As other techs said these cars vibrate on the best of days. I did loosen all the mounts and ran it through the gears and then retightened the...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Transmission Temperture VIN: 3FAFP31341
Thank you to every one who took time to help me with this problem. We rechecked the pcm's wire harness. At the gray connector #95. We removed the pins #37 & #91 from the connector. They were not making a good connection. Installed a weather pack type connector...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L startin system VIN: 1FTPX14554
i did check during the times the vehicle started and i did have battery power @12.4 volts. i have not found the cure for the problem but do know its realted to the pats system, because when the truck does not start the pats light on dash continues to flash rat...
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2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L gas pedal VIN: 1FAHP56U55
Thanks guys. I knew there was a stupid fix for this. Just can't figure out what the cable is hitting for it to do that. Moved it over the booster and noise gone. THANKS AGAIN. BOBBY
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GKDT13W4W
This vehicle seems fine now time will tell, but tried it two days now -39c yesterday with wind chill and today slightly warmer, heat just below 150deg f in dash. Tech posts were many but generally flushing system different ways, one uses hydroblast air mixed w...
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1999 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L turn signals VIN: 1GDJG31R0X
Everyone suggested the same path I was going down. The fuel gauge acting up led me to think grounds,grounds,grounds. I was headed toward the back of the vehicle to inspect the wiring at the point the customer decided they didn't want to spend any money chasing...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L front differential VIN: 1GKET16S03
I narrowed the problem down to the front differential.I removed the differential from the truck and after disassembling we found several teeth broken on the ring and pinion.I asked the customer if he put it in 4wheel at a high speed and his reply was that car ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3252X
thanks to everyone for all your input. the general concessus is to replace the distributer with a NEW unit. after discussions with the vehicle owner, they have decided not to repair at this time.thanks for the help leon Trouble codes: P1381.
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2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L "D" light flashing VIN: 2HKYF18183
Thanx For all the help. I sent the customer away and told him that it was most likely a VSS But to watch for a speedometer drop out. He has not had any futher problems yet... and has not complained of a drop out.So wee will see.
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Radio VIN: 2HKYF18543
Customer never came back so i couldn;t give a acurate fix, but I do think it was the radio it sflf that was giving me the problem! Thanks to everyone how replied!!
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL on, Shifting, Speedometer inop VIN: KMHWF35V01
Special thanks to Ty from Connecticut, and thanks to all for speding your time to read my help request and offer help. As it turns out, Hyundai's can use either the sensor on the trans, or the sensor on the r/f wheel - depending on the specific year/model and ...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S52
Thanks to evertone's help very useful info but as usual cust does not want to spend money at this time and will try autozone parts good luck to him and thanks to all the help. Darren/ Advantage auto Trouble codes: P0350 (Sec. Ign sys).
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L cabin temperature VIN: SAJEA01U63
HI: The heater A/C issue got resolved. I checked for power supply to center pin on heater valve, it was good. Then for ground signal to outer pins in low setting. It was present on left side only. Remove A/C control head, back probe pins, same results. A new p...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No communication VIN: 1J4GZ78S0T
I finally got this Jeep back in. After locating and repairing the splice I now have communication with the PCM. Thanks for the help with the location of the splice.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Left Side Blend Door Actuator VIN: 1J4GW58N22
The customer declined the repairs and is driving around with a non functional heater. In other words it's still broken and they choose not to spend the money right now. I did get a look at the parts to satify my curiousity and now understand more clearly what ...
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