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1999 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D7X
car came in with this code.useing a generic scan tool.eg.solus Trouble codes: P1338 (camshaft position bank 1 open .or sorted circuit b)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L A/C air flow VIN: WBAAN37471
Hell BMW techs We have this car, that in air conditioning mode and air flow setting for center vents (Face), we loose half of the air flow to the defroster vents, the codes described above were retrieved with the "launch scanner" other than that I can not find...
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y03
Hey guys; This one is killing me. 90% of the time this has a dead miss #6 cylinder. Pulled the spark plug and was fuel fouled. Installed new plug and still missing. Performed injector balance test (OK); Scoped with low amps probe #6 injector (good - even show... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0385 (CKP Sensor B)
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L various VIN: 1G6KS54Y4W
thanks in advance! I have a short to ground in the white wire coming off of pin E connector 2 of the ignition switch. it goes to the igniton feed input pin on the PCM, to the [...] module, the dash integration module. i have disconnected everything and am ...
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1978 Chevrolet El Camino 5.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 1W80L8Z478
automatic transmission no 2-3 engagment, and slips in reverse. i have been restoring a el camino and have gotten to the leaks. i pulled the transmission for a complete re-seal. replaced all the seals and bushings in the pump plus the sealing rings. the transmi...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14R3P
There is very little testing done due to the fact that I don't have the vehicle yet. The testing that has been done has been directed over the phone. customer states vehicle just died. cranks good but will not start. spark is good to plugs, will attempt to st...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK14K3R
Original concern was driving along at 55mph with tcc locked if the truck encounters a hill or a slight head wind the truck bucks and jerks badly. If you crowd the throttle a little and the trans kicks down it comes right out of it and runs well. O2's dont seem...
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 6.5L Drive-axles VIN: 3GNEK18S6S
updated actuator with new harness. where does brown wire go?
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC1246V
Ok guys this one is about to drive us nuts and im not sure what to do from here. I am posting this from home for one of my techs. Here is the scoop. we put a head gasket on this thing. We got it together and it was running fine for at least 15 min or so and th...
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L trans VIN: 1G1YY22G7W
after changing out differential assy with owners used unit, engine will stall almost immediately as you begin to roll, forwards or backwards...on slight acceleration...there are no engine codes, but have no communication with transmission. this diff exchange w...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCSS14591
This vechicle came to me with a hard start & poor idle problem. The owner claimed it would crank over but not fire. In addition, during cranking, at times it would kick back like a timing problem. If it did start it would idle poorly and sometimes stall. It wa... Trouble codes: P0621 (Gen lamp L circuit control problem)
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Steering VIN: 2C3HC56G0X
This car is equipped with speed sensative steering according to the dealer. the wheel turns normal to the right but turning left varies from no assist to low assist. We hooked up the scan tool & found nothing. we also checked the fluid & belt & all appears o.k...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L MIL Lamp on, eng oil lamp on VIN: 2B4FP25B9W
Hi everyone, I need help.Check eng light illumination.Getting code P1491-radiator fan relay short or open.Replaced radiator fan relay.Reset PCM.Check engine light will illuminate within a short road test and the engine oil light will also illuminate simaltaneo... Trouble codes: P1491 (Radiator Fan Relay short or open)
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B4HR28N51
Hi, this is a family car (figures I'd have problems). When its warm, it idles kind of lumpy, and if you let the brake pedal go enough for the car to move forward it has a slight surge. It accelerates great and it's otherwise fine when driving. I started with a...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1D7HA18Z62
When the truck came in a full tune-up had been done on it. The throtle body was dirty so we cleaned it and flushed the injectors. It misses more when cold but not for very long, but sometimes a little when hot. It started with only #7 and now both 7 & 8 will m... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0307 (missfire cyl. 7), P0308 (missfire cyl. 8)
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA5141S
95 Windstar/start stall at part to full throttle,but wont rev...acts like plugged exhaust(removed exhaust at manifolds no change).have checked all i can think of. code P1116,changed ECT sensor checked wiring code still returns (KOEO).timing @10 deg base,checke... Trouble codes: P1116 (ECT out of range)
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FTRX18W1X
had a tech installing a jasper engine with the long and short is he went on a week long bender and recieved notice that he had been freed up for "future career oppertunities elsewere"so now i finished up the engine r&r,but when i went to put coolant in it ther...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L spark plug ejection VIN: 1FMRU17LXX
Has anybody found a decent fix for these, short of a new cylinder head; We're kinda short on space & time to be digging real deep into one of these; we primarily are a chassis shop, and quick turnover is essential. I'm not yet a sponsoring member, so I don't ...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L air bag VIN: 1FAFP53U0X
Air bag light light is on steady all the time no flashes and have been unable to get scanner to talk to module using a matertech and a red brick snappy. Used a ford diag tree and got a module and ended up with the same condition. All power and grounds are good...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FM2A514XX
Hi all, This car came in with Check Engine light on (flashing) - car was running real bad acting like it would stall but never actually stall - also car would not get out of its own way - engine is also making a knocking noise - checked compression - ok - chec... Trouble codes: P, 1116 (ect out of range), P0171, P0174, P0302, P0303
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRF17W8Y
vehicle will stall out when cold or at operating temperature no codes in computer iac valve operating properly
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Monitor not clearing VIN: 1FTNF21S41
Hello Ford technicians. This vehicle exibits no drivability problems, no codes found, but Evap, O2, O2 Heater, and catalyst monitors will not clear. Scanned data parameters, no faults detected. Scanned Mode 6 test results, failures on test ID 26, 2A, 2B, and 5...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA55422
this van barely runs i beleive data looks good in scanner. it runs stronger on some cylindets than others i have been advised of the plenum issues on this motor but they havnt seen one bad enough to run like this. any further advice or suggestions on low vacuu... Trouble codes: P0171, P0302, P0303, P0306, P0316
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2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Upper Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMCU94114
Hello there my fellow wizards! I just had this beauty towed in for a split open upper intake manifold. The customer stated that he went to start it and heard a wicked BANG and shut it down.(He claims he didn't use ether.) There are no trouble codes. We breifly...
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2006 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L message center VIN: 1FMCU94196
I can not seem to find any info in alldata or the owners manual for a message "service emmissions system" on the message center located in the cluster.Is this just a maintance reminder messsage or is there a dected issue ie. loose fuel cap? I can not find any ...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Pulsating voltage VIN: IHGEJ824XV
hello any honda techs out there. I have a 97 honda here with a pulsating charge voltage between 13.7- 12.8 about a one second pulse lights and blower flicker or pulse with voltage... alt tests fine on test bench customer had swapped out (used good unit). i am ...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Unknown
after total warm up extendd drive come to stop if accel hard triggers 1381 put all new plugs/wires/cap rotor etc new distribubiter hsg ckd at puter all readings ok
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C91
About 8 days ago this car was towed in after hours with a no start condition. When we retrieved the keys in the AM it started right up and drove just fine. We rechecked everthing we had done and sugested she return to the previuos shop and have a proper altern...
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1986 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Speedometer VIN: SAJAY1348G
Hello group, Customer came in with a complaint of erratic operating speedometer. At low speeds the speedometer indicates max. speed. At 55 to 60 mph the speedo comes back to 0. He has tried a spare speedo head that he believes to be good with the same result....
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Suspension VIN: SAJGX2743V
Attn JAG teches: I have a 1997 xk8 that needs front wheel bearings. Is there any way around the special tools to do the job. Especially the special socket for the abs ring in the back of the hub. My info says it is torqued to about 240nm. Any help would be app...
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2001 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Starts and Dies VIN: SAJDA15B51
I have tested the fuel pump circuits and found that the fuel pump relay does operate for 5 seconds then shuts off KOEO like it should. It also runs the fuel pump when cranking. The engine starts and runs for a short time and the relay shuts off and the engine ... Trouble codes: P1230 (Fuel Pump Relay Malfuntion)
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L transfer case rfont diferential VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1R
first of all i guess this might be more of a whats your opinion or experience type post. problem customer had a used tire put on this all wheel fulltime 4x4 turns out that the tire installed was a p255???instead of a p235??? which was on the other 3 wheels the...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L driveability VIN: KNADC12331
we towed in this car a few weeks ago for a no start condition.we found that the car had jumped time and that all of the intake valves were bent.we installed a remanufacutred complete cylinder head from a company we have used several times in the past without a...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L battery drain ,interior lights VIN: SALME11483
To all valued techs. The story goes like this,Rover towed in for no start found batt low ran chargeing test ALT. charging ok 14.2 v, batt test low ,replaced batt. 2 days later towed back in again low batt,check alt again all ok but when useing a jump box to s...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L battery VIN: JT8VK13T9P
Car came in for battery dead . customer said he has gone threw 4 brand new batterys in 3 months he says it only last a few weeks and then it goes dead . i have checked for a draw it seems to have a some kind of draw . i have pull every fuse and relay out that ...
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM81W04
this car won't misfire long enough to do much testing.i got pulses from my inductive spark tester once when the problem was happening. Trouble codes: P0308 (cyl. 8 misfire)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Airbag codes will not clear. VIN: WDBRF61J21
Vehicle came to us after being jump started and drove in. A 120ma draw ws found, and a defective battery. We found the overhead control module was causing the draw. Battery wentcompletely dead on vehicle while sitting in shop. We installed a new battery. Upon ...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L High Idle VIN: 2ME1M75W7T
The complaint on this car is that it has a hard start and poor milage,also the SES light is on with a P1506 idle speed error. In closed loop at an idle this car runs a [...],and both the LT FT on both banks are at -3%.with the Fuel trim readings like that ... Trouble codes: P1506 (Idle error code)
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4A3AC34G5Y
Vehicle misfires at idle and with throttle open Cylinders 1&3 are the culprits unplugging the injectors for 1&3 does not change rpm. There are no codes stored. I have checked spark on all cylinders will jump 30KV gap removed fuel rail and all injectors are spr...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA3106Y
Thanks in advance for your help. I need to fix this ASAP because it is my wifes car! Problem started months ago with a misfire on #1. Replaced plugs at that time. They looked good. Several times since then the car will develope a skip (one dead cylinder) whic... Trouble codes: 1320 (ignition signal primary)
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L noise VIN: JN1CA3109Y
I have a buzzing/moaning noise that last 2-3 seconds on start up, narrowed down noise to egr valve with stethascope, r+r egr valve same thing, umplugged egr electrical connector same. I don't know what else could cause this noise. Any help would be greatly app...
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2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L stumble VIN: 1N6DD26S31
Need some help from some nissan techs. I have a nissan frontier with a 2.4l that the egr is opening all the time causing the vehicle to stumble at about 1500rpm to 1700rpm during a load. Also it will stumble at about 50mph. The egr has been replaced so has the...
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1984 Pontiac J2000 Sunbird 2.0L choke light VIN: 1G2AB69B7E
choke light stays on. choke resistance with koeo is 4-5ohms start engine and the resistance goes to 1 million ohms, if I disconnect the alternator then resistance goes back to normal. I have 14 a/c millivolts on the ground line with koer. this is an old proble...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ12M2R
hi people I need help from a good GM teck I got this pontiac thats kicking my butt I whent as far as replacing everything thats related to ignition system but no luck car came in on a tow with overheated engine. a few hours earlier I advise custumer to leave v...
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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2G2WP522X5
the vehicle has an int hesitation off idle on accel from a stop. It may not happen for several weeks but when it does happen the condition will be present until the ign is cycled then the problem will go away. there is no codes set and no after market parts on...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L cylinder honing VIN: WP0CAJ987W
Hello Im repairing this engine because it was overheating once in a while. One cylinder with water leak by head gasket. Client is not a "experienced" guy. He run car at least once with overheated engine till engine was locked when trying to re-start. My do...
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L oil cooler VIN: YS3DF55N4T
This one was a fine running car and one day blew a rod. I found the pan full of sludge (I mean full, never seen anything like it)and coppery metal flakes. Of course, since this is a fine Swedish car, its too expensive to rebuild the engine so we're going with ...
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1996 Saturn SC1 1.9L Transmisson VIN: 1G8SK527TZ
Hello everyone...We are having a difficult time trying to find transmission code p0711-which the snap-on scanner tells us "Transmission Temperature Sensor out of range". Scanner shows actually temp around 125 degree's (f). Everywhere we look, we cannot find an...
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L valve train noise VIN: JT4RN81P0N
this truck has a valve train rattle - we thought it was misadjusted valves, but i rechecked and adjusted them myself while warm to .008 intake and .012 exhaust - they were not off much - when you rev it up and even at idle, there is a fair amount of rattling c...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E7S
Hello, this car came into the shop for a timing belt replace, and axle replace, and a stall/hest. We got the car to the shop replaced timing belt and axles. When on test drive for drivability the car will drive fine for about 1 mile or so then act up. With my ...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K3Y
Car came in with P0441 - low purge flow. I did the tests on the vacuum valves in the front and under the car by the canister, but when I pulled the hose off the flow sensor, gasoline ran out in a continuous stream. I am aware of the need for a new flow sensor ...
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L Battery VIN: JT2BK18UX3
Hey Everyone. If any Toyota Techs or anyone else that's seen this problem, please help. I'm posting this for another tech in one of our other City Fleet shops so I'll do the best I can. The tech was telling me that the vehicle intermittently will not start bec...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEN92N032
This vehicle came in and used car dealer request reset check engine light, after four days driving light is on with these three codes, I smoke test and only getting smoke out of the vent line only. I replaced canister in the pass for p0441 only, but not the p0... Trouble codes: P0441, P0442, P0446
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1987 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 2.1L Electronic VIN: WV2ZB0251H
customer complain brake light flashes somtimes and a buzzing sound from under dash . float and fluid ok, i have had it happen once and a no start cond any help .thanls in advance
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1991 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L engine VIN: WVWMG21G9M
more testing info to follow as i receive it
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L engine swap VIN: 3VWRC29M6X
Hello.I have this new body jetta with a bad engine.It is a 2.0 AEG.The only used engine available is a 2.0 ABA.Will the ABA interchange with the AEH? I am sure manifolds will have to be changed.Are there any other issues with the swap?.Thanks in advance
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3VWCD21C8Y
this vehicle dies intermittantly. after performing a auto scan on my vag com program there are no codes in any system.after driving the vehicle about 50 miles total, i have only been able to duplicate the issue once. i was coming to a stop with the veh in nuet...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVUAF61C1Y
customer came in with 2000 vw. 1.8 litre turbo (aph) engine code. he had replaced the engine due to unknown reasons. after swap, he had a hesitation on accel. he then proceeded to replace ecm, fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump, maf sensor, intercooler and i t... Trouble codes: P1128 (Long Term Fuel Trim B1 System Too Lean)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L transmission VIN: 3VWSE69M82
hi guys i have 02 jetta with trans.problem speedometer inop. some times and start shifting funny .dealer diagnosis was transmission, we replaced transmission but still have the problem its gotta out put shaft sensor code 00281 ,we taught we got bad trans. we p...
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1991 Volvo 940 T 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JA8748M
This Volvo keeps setting codes 312 and 131 in the fuel ECU. Code will set after a few key cycles. Mitchell says check voltage at ECU. I have .96 volts at pin 28 on fuel ECU with key on. I have 5.5 volts at pin 1 with engine cranking. According to mitchell this... Trouble codes: 312 (KnockFuel enrichment signal missing), 131 (Ignition rpm signal)
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1992 Acura Integra GS-R 1.7L Misfire VIN: JH4D82380N
First off thanks for all of the replies and concerns. After checking all that I could think of I sent the ecu back to the company the installed the mother board and reprogrammed it. The guy called my yesterday and said that he thinks he found a bad injector dr...
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1990 Audi 200 2.2L No Start, Hot Restarts VIN: WAUHD5440L
Car is still not fixed! Everyone tells me to smoke the car for vacuum leaks. I also made a mistake by hitting the update button to respond to the first persons question about residual pressure. That screwed me from updating again because only 1 update is allow...
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L starting VIN: WBADR6337X
Although we were unable to duplicate the customers complaint, after discussing their driving habits (a twenty minuet morning drive followed by a ferry commute and a no start condition upon the ferry docking) we deduced that the fault was most likely a crank po...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Key Lock (IGN) VIN: WBADM6346Y
Well guys I feel like the horses ass, I tell everybody in the shop to check fuses on any vehicle they look at in the shop. What I did not do is make sure that all the fuses were in place. Looking at the vehicle again and going thru each circuit I noticed that ...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Maint. Light VIN: 2G4WF5219X
The the DRL was not working. Found 1 bulb burnt out. Replaced the bulb. There was something wrong with the DRL circuit. Customer declined to have it further diagnosed. The customer had the DRL circuit repaired approx 2 weeks ago by a dealer. So he is going bac...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Engine VIN: 1GCGK29F9P
Well I got lots of answers on this one. It looks like it could be done but I think with the extra compresion head gaskets would be a problem. So I will stick to the 6.5 Thanks for all your help !!!
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L abs codes VIN: 1GCDT19W9R
Well this one turned out to be the control module. 9 replies all pointed to either control module or BPMV valve.Ended up clearing all codes and waiting for abs light to come back. Power & ground to module was good. Truck has been gone without problems for a we...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L low coolant indicator VIN: 2G1WF55E8Y
Thanks for all the replys. We flushed the radiator and cooling system with a cooling system cleaner availible at NAPA. We removed and carefully cleaned the sensor. We refilled the system with Dexcool. It's been on the road for a couple of weeks with no problem...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L air flow VIN: 1GNEL19W9Y
You can see from the replies that others have had this problem due to the heater cores having gotten plugged. We have yet to get this van back, but I intend to start there. I will post my results when I have the van fixed. thank you for all of the replies.
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2000 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L air bag VIN: 2G1WL52J1Y
thanks for all the great help. i replaced the sdm module and repaired the connections on the pass. side air bag. all seems good at this time and all data now within specs
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2000 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L lack of power VIN: 1GCGK23J2Y
I talked to an old friend who is a trainer. He said to verify that there is excessive backpressure, disconnect MAF sensor and drive vehicle running off of MAP, when problem occurs the map value will increase with load, but the odd thing is to watch short term ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GKCS18W61
Hi all, Thanks for all the input. I guess I did not put in my origional message that the no shut off issue was not consistant. Although it would happen more often then not. We had the column covers off and with the ignition switch was in the off position(which...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L booster VIN: 1GCHK23U11
Sorry for the delay. Customer got sick and didn't bring truck back right away after we first looked at it.Anyway thanks for the replies. A clue I learned, the steering wheel would twitch when the brake pedal was tapped.After R&R accumulater truck works good. R...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L speedo VIN: 1GCEK19T34
thanks you guy the problem is in the cluster i called gm and they need to know the numbers one the back of the cluster,vin# and if it has a trans gauge,how many hours on the hour meeter,and also milage the cost is $375.00 my cost with core.will get new one in ...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L contamination VIN: 2C4GP44R85
Well I guess I post this as a fix but cause was really not determined. Last fuel rail cleaning has apparently removed the last of the contamination, problem has not reoccured. Recieved alot of good thoughts on this including fuel rail, filter or lines. Fuel ra...
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L power steering VIN: 1B3EJ56HXS
first i would like to thank everyone that had replied to my request.per what ron had run into we ended up flushing the power steering system again and used atf4, and the problem seems to be corrected so far,even though in the back of my mind it will probably b...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP4531T
Thank-you to all that responded, it`s really appreciated as there where some really suggestions. Tom to answer your question when it momentarily cuts out the battery temp sensor voltage drops out, it`s been some time now I can`t remember how much. It was slow ...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L steering gear VIN: 1B4GP25B11
I replaced the rack, as a few of the replies sugested. The noise is gone and satisfied customer. The price at the dealer $428.00 (list price) reasonable.Thanks for the 10 replies, hpoe to repay the favour soon. David
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1992 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L overdrive VIN: 1FAPP6048N
morning thanks to all 9 who replied. i got great and consistent information. when the grommet broke and the TV cable fell off it basically killed the overdrive clutches. the transmission thought the car was at idle while it was cruising down the road. most...
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP42T3R
To make a long story short when it comes to Ford and Dodge only use OEM parts. After I changed the pickup to a motorcraft part the car instantly fired up and ran flawlessly. Thanks to all who submitted suggestions i am truly graitful. Trouble codes: 211 (profile ignition pickup failure- memory code only- could not reset code).
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X7R
Thank you for all the replies. The computer ended up fixing the problem. I had about a .3-.5 voltage difference between the reading at the pcm connector and the PID on the scanner. I checked the powers and grounds to the computer and everything looked good so ... Trouble codes: 114 (Air charge temp sensor.), 157 (MAF below minimum volatege.), 158 (MAF above max voltage.), 185 (MAF lower than expected), 186 (Injector pulse width higher than expected.).
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDSE30F6N
The problem turned out to be injectors 3 and 5. I changed the oil also and it seems to be running fine. Thank you to those who replied. Jim
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L abs VIN: 1FAFP42X0X
Thank you to all who replied to my help request. I missed the forest for the trees on this one. I sent the old module to a independant rebuilder who investigated internally for the cause of the fault. The fist module failed for unknown reason, but after replac...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 2FAFP71W3Y
Most replies stated that this was a hydraulic problem. We removed the transmission, rechecked the sprag and carefully reinstalled all components. We did get the Ford valve-body block-off plate to air-check the transmission, which proved helpful and then tested...
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2004 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, LACK OF POWER VIN: 1GKET12S64
Thank you for the replies. upon further testing, I discovered that the catalytic convertor was restricted. This may have been caused by a previous performance issue that the customer had experienced. Back pressure test confirmed that exhaust flow was too low. ... Trouble codes: 0171 (system lean bank 1), 1133 (insufficient switching b1s1), 1171 (system lean during decel), 0172 (system too rich).
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
Hello Thank all of you for your help. As it turned out the guy uses his parking brake all the time and this time when he pulled his foot of from it his shoe caught the coil fuse in the bottom of the fuse box and pulled out. The fuse was laying under the seat...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC83D11
I will never figure out how a plug wire can look good,check good,test good and still be BAD!!! After swapping everything I could I looked in my big box of used plug wires and found one with similar ends and substituted it to find the miss was no longer there.F... Trouble codes: P0306.
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1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JACCH58E2J
I found the problem that the fuel leak to the intake manifold which come from the fuel regulator ( on top ) where the intake vacuum hose connected.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GW48S7Y
Well we're calling this one fixed. Most replies suggested Tv cable adjustment. I ended up increasing tv adjustment to where trans would shift ok but not over-rev on kick-down. During the repair I found a lot of sludge in the throttle body so I think this trans...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L idles high and rich VIN: 1J4GR48K06
The customer did not wish to pursue this any further since it was a wreck job. We did not confirm a specific defect unfortunately before it left. Trouble codes: P0507.
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Fuel odor VIN: KNDJA723X1
Thanks to all of you who responded. Roger from Ohio was right on in pointing out the small hose at the fuel pressure regulator. I could see a little fuel sweating from that hose. When I gave the customer the estimate he wanted to try his own fix. I have not he...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Variable assist system VIN: 1LNFM97V2W
I am going to close this even though the car is not fixed in the traditional sense. After the vehicle acted up on one occation for us, the problem has not returned. The customer is no longer concerned about this and will bring it back if the problem starts occ...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1LNHM86S64
The code 1265 is a false code on this vehicle. In the pinpoint tests the firts step is to check if there is a cold air bypass present. If not ignore the code. My Alldata did not have this, but a friend's Mitchel did have this step. Thanks to Ralph [...], who...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA24D3L
Thanks to all who replied.Jon was the only one to mention the MAS relay as being fuel pump relay.Replaced the relay this morning all is well.Mitchell make no mention of this relay. Jim [...]
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L controller VIN: WDBJF65J31
Thanks to all that replied, I sent the ac controller back to the rebuilder and all went well, I suspect this was a replacement unit. They version coded the unit, upon re-installation the back lighting did operate. On this year vehicle I did find out the back l...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Pinion Shaft Oil Seal VIN: WDBJF65J12
Everyone basically said that it was just like a normal pinioin seal, which it was just pays very well.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW31R91
Okay, for the most part i was told to double check timing marks, check sensor for glue, and a few other things,so Vehicle had new crank position sensor and sensor plate and timing belt was set perfectly, still no waveform, frustrated I did something I would no... Trouble codes: 335 (crank position sensor).
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L air bag VIN: 1G3WH52M0S
Hi Thanks for the information that I recieved from James-Glen and Eric for putting me on the right track. After more testing we are sure that the clock spring is bad, but coustomer declined repair because of cost. Also thanks to Michel for some go info. on sen...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JD12T7Y
after repeated test drives with the scanner hooked up and not finding anything wrong i took a break and thought about it. what i did not catch on the first ten looks was the throttle angle was showing 8% at idle or with the key off. i tested the tps and all wi... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps voltage low).
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2HX54K51
thanks to all for help was very helpful found the pressure regulator was leaking fuel replaced regulator and road tested ok cust.has now and so far is ok.
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