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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4KA2642H
Thank you everyone in advance for your suggestions. This vehicle will run sometimes but when you apply the gas, it dies. Most of the time it won't start at all. I have checked spark and injector light. There is some but weak, checked cam sensor and it has a sh...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L Reciever/drier VIN: TRUUC28NY1
Does anyone have a trick for removing the upper bolt to the drier without ruining the condenser? I don't understand why Audi/Vw in their infinite over-engineering wisdom uses a steel bolt on top of the drier and and a fancy anodized(?) bolt for the lower hose....
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B12
This is actually my personal car no repairs have been made recently i thought a cam sensor was bad so i swapped them around with a know good sensor since i was not sure which one vas bad all i knew was bank 2 but everytime the misfire codes come back along wit... Trouble codes: P0300, P304, P305, P0306, P0345
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L abs VIN: WBABJ6325R
This BMW has code 34 in the ABS computer. The dealer tells me that the control module will have to be replaced at a cost of over 2,000.00 Is there a procedure for checking the system further or can the outlet valve itself be replaced.
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L loping idle VIN: WBAGJ639SD
This vehicle came in with a complaint of a "rough" idle. After the initial inspection, found the following. Found a bent electrode on one spark plug, found the idle speed control sticking, found a lot of oil in the intake. We replaced the spark plugs and check...
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBACA6324S
Hello, this bmw will not start turns over and then acts like the timing is way out grunts knocks and then cranks normally. Check exhaust back presure 0. Getting lots of fuel and spark when on the scope it seems to losing and adding sparks randomly. Cam to cran... Trouble codes: 42 (Knock sensor 23)
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADR6340Y
The customer stays that the check engine light is being on for long time, but this time the car came out with the code P1622 which I don't even have any information about it, even for the other two All Data don't give me enough info. for the testing and I woul... Trouble codes: P1175 (p1174-), P1174 (p1622-), P1622
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L compressor VIN: WBADL81000
When you turn the AC on , it cools well but after 15-20 min working it no longer activates the compressor coil. Have checked data stream for all temp sensors working properly and showing normal parameters values, checked also compressor coil condition is well....
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Electronic VIN: 1G4BT5378N
well its friday with another problem child. the problem is at that the ac goes from auto to economy mode only when the wheels turn .i have checked the ac charge and cut the light blue wire under dash. it makes no sense to me why it does it only when the car is...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GNGK26FOR
Hey Boys, this is my daily driver/tow rig/family truckster. Around Christmas time the check engine light came on, o great! I have not had time to check it out and it seemed to run fine. I am even busier now with deadlines hanging over my head from several favo... Trouble codes: 35 (long inj pulse), 36 (short inj pulse), 29 (glow plug relay problem)
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L diagnostic VIN: 161JF52T7W
this vehicle came in with a ABS light on. Hooked up MODIS diag computer from snap on and go no communication. Checked for engine codes and data and the modis reported that there was data missing from the page. was not able to communicate with any modules. This...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L mode VIN: 2GCEK19T3X
Greetings fellow techs, Got a 1999 Chevrolet K1500 Pick-up in the shop today that won't switch modes on the heater/air conditioner. Most all of the air is coming out of the dash ducts. Several months ago we replaced the HVAC Module per the service bulletin we ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L compressor belt and tensioner VIN: 1GNEK13Z42
Customer came in w/ broken compressor belt tensioner. Replaced tensioner w/ Goodyear brand part, belt looked fairly new=reused old belt. Next day customer returned w/complaint of rattle coming from tensioner. Thought possible stretched out belt=new gates belt ...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L belts VIN: 3GNEC16Z64
hello, My customer complains about a belt squeal on cold start up.I have heard it but it quit so fast I couldn't diagnose. I know GM has TSB's on the AC compressor in 01 and 02 but alldata does not show this tsb for my year.This customer is a perfectionist and...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L rear wiper motor VIN: 1C4P64L6XB
The rear wiper motor will operate sometimes upon engine start up with switches off. It operates at random with switch off but works ok with switches. undable to duplicated today however yesterday while working on ac it came on many times during the day. It cam...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 2.5L engine VIN: 1B7FL26P5V
i have this vehicle with a rattle from the engine, the cust says it is the same noise it had before a wrist pin let go . they replaced the engine with a reman. now it is ralling again. it sounds like the timing chain , so i pulled the cover and saw nothing wro...
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Sluggish, No Power VIN: 1FTEE14Y8R
This van has ran perfect since the engine was installed 8 months ago, now the van has a slight misfire cold, then hot it has no power at all. We have ran compression test (155psi), checked injectors, new tuneup items, nothing has helped as of yet. I have advan...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDEE14H4T
This customer brought his vehicle in last month with the MIL Light illuminated. A quick scan revealed an intermittent MAF code, as well as the dreaded P0171/P0174 codes. Tapping the MAF with the butt end of a screwdriver induced the van to stumble, so I brough... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2), P1100 (Intermittent MAF Sensor)
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5242X
Hi all need help on this windstar. replaced plenum o_rings, bolts and fuel pressure vacuum line as per tbs 8,000 miles ago for these codes now back again with same codes. Data shows at idle both rear O2's stay rich. Checked for vacuum leak none found. Cleaned ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on, no acceleration VIN: 1FDAF56F6X
Hi, Have a 1999 Ford F550 7.3L diesal with some problems and need some help on where to go next. The truck is our own Tire service truck. The problem began about a month ago out on a service call. The operator was shutting the PTO off and was going to leave an... Trouble codes: P0122, P0221, P1247
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L c1095 VIN: 1FAPP58U0X
The ABS light is on with code C1095 Hydraulic Pump Motor circuit. I previously removed the ground wire from motor to body and cleaned it. the light was out for about 2 days. Now it comes on when the car gets to about 5mph. 2 parts stores say they have no listi...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L loss of power VIN: 1FDAF56F92
I'm at the end of my rope here. This vehicle looses power after driving roughly an hour or so. Sets code P1211 injection control pressure above/below desired. The diagnostic routine has been followed several times over the last 3mos. to no avail. On road tests... Trouble codes: P1211
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L anti theft VIN: 1FTRW08LZ2
truck came in on wrecker as a no start, when it got here it started of course. so i pulled codes two modules with codes gem B1428,B1483, P0500, intrument cluster has a U1262 now the problem is alldatta is very unclear on tree testing the U1262 code. so i clear...
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2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L steering box/pump VIN: 1GTFG25M9Y
customer came in complaining of hard steering,especially when parking found power steering pump slightly noisy and replaced condition did not change according to my tech it would intermittently get hard especially when parking and would feel harder going to th...
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L Brakes VIN: 1GTHK29V41
The front brakes on this truck will intermittently apply by themselves. Not quite to the point of locking, but enough that it will leave you stranded on a test drive (co-worker walked for an hour back to the shop yesterday). Cracked front lines on master cylin...
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L drivetrain VIN: 2GTEK69U31
hi, i have a personal 2001 gmc sierra c3 awd pickup [same as awd denali drivetrain] that i just recently bought. after i drive approx. 20 miles and the drivetrain warms up, if i go to turn into a parking space, it will jerk and knock underneath like it is in 4...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMCB7671N
hey everybody , thanks in advance. my problem is a hesitation after a hot soak that bogs down only for about five seconds. If you stay into the accelerator you'll hear a popping sound in the intake like a back fire. if you baby it through it will cease after a...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L air bag light VIN: JNRDRO7Y21
solus tells you to turn key on & within 7 seconds to push driver`s door button 5 times to retrieve codes,did that but nothing shows
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Hesitation VIN: JACDH58W2R
this vehicle came to us with a hesitation hot,cold anytime we changed the plugs & wires , air temp sensor & new fuel & sea foam fuel conditioner, as the vehicle had been sitting for over one year. we drove the vehicle for two days . at this piont the hesitati...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C4Z
this vehicle came into the shop with misfire codes on drivers bank,rough run and some engine noise. found fuel in oil& fouled plugs.checked compression(fine) replace fuel fouled plugs,changed oil,cleared codes. on road test ran fine at first and then same misf... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire), P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P1314 (injector shut offto save cat), P1316 (injector shut offto save cat)
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County Classic 3.9L No Start VIN: SALPV1240S
Car starts & runs fine. If i shut key off & try to restart it cranks but won't start. I need to wait 20-30 seconds & it will restart. Spoke to several Rover dealers & they could not explain how the computer sees the RPM's. Is it the crank sensor, cam sensor, i... Trouble codes: P0727 (Engine spd input ckt no signal)
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge VIN: JTHBF30G52
On a light to moderate throttle this thing surges as if it is EGR flooding. It is much worse cold through warm up but still there at temp. Also it is noticable at cruise but no where near as bad as on accell. Cleaning of the MAF had no effect, trim levels don'...
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1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF3233P
Customer brought this mazda in after replacing the pcm, maf and o2 sensor himself. Truck starts but runs very rich at idle and too lean under load. Happens immediately after starting. We triple checked powers and grounds. Added grounds. Tried another reman maf... Trouble codes: 08 (maf sensor fault), 09 (ect sensor fault)
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Misfire, p0300 VIN: JM1BJ24622
multiple cyl misfire and loss of power very intermitant, happens after starting only very intermitant, happens only for about 5 min then smooths out, happens 3 times per week, have not been able to duplicate concern, multiple test drive. any ideas would be gre... Trouble codes: P0300
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA28D2H
Hey fellas,this car came in running but with a bad miss.It had a hole in the #4 piston so I replaced the engine.The used engine I installed did not have the fuel distributor on it so I took the one off of original engine.Now it will start for 3 or 4 seconds be...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E6W
first time cust. i dont normally work on benz car has a recuring egr dtc
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L 4esp VIN: 4JGAB72E0X
The park brake warning chime and warning light are always on, I have replaced the park switch and have tried disconnecting and jumping the terminals.using a scanner to se the ABS actual values shows the the switch is always closed. this means the ESP is sendin...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L esp bas light VIN: 4JGAB57E84
Hey fellow mercedes techs, this ML came in with esp bas light on intermittently. Only symptom customer was experiencing was selector lever was locked in park if esp light was on. Code 1201 came up which was bas release switch A7/7s1. Did some checking, and acc...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG 5.5L PS Pump VIN: WDBRF76J55
The customer has owned this car for app one year and has had issues with the dealer about the following problem since day one. On cold start up the PS pump whines very loudly and the reservior vibrates enough to give my hand a nice massage. The dealer supposed...
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1995 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1RZ27D1S
Need some help with this one , Harry the happy homeowner has been working on this . He gave up after replacing the Mass airflow , idle air control valve, pcm, tcm. I first check fuel pressure and it was right at spec. Performed a motor-vac due to the car had b...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D4T
vehicle has an intermittent no start, after driving and turning the vehicle off the car would just click, single click no repetition, after replacing the starter the system stayed exactly the same, all the dash indicator lights stay illuminated when the key is...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2WJ52M1R
Hi All, thanks in advance for taking the time. Customer complaint is vehicle cuts out at stops and after start when put into gear also smells fuely. I verified customer complaint. when engine starts it sometimes starts and stalls but when stays running it idle...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G2NE55D7S
I seem to be missing the obvious here, so a little help is needed. On cold/warm startup runs fine. Once gets up to operating temp, runs very rich, smokes, hesitates. Can watch fuel trim numbers go down in a hurry once closed loop.(integrator has gone down unde... Trouble codes: 65 (Injector error)
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Clutch VIN: YS3DD75B2S
I am replacing the clutch on this 900. Any recommendations or shortcuts on this job? Alldata says to drop the subframe. Is that necessary?
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: TS3DF78N5X
Car has fuel pressure and pulse,but has no spark to plugs.Has no +or- voltage reading from terminal #7 at the IDM module/cassette,however wiring harness test's good from ECU toIDM. We know that theese cars are prone to multiple IDM malfunction's,however we sti...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L steering wheel cabin area VIN: 1G8ZK5274X
This saturn exhibits a vibration from 45 MPH upwards on seemingly most road conditions. Customer says it varys from slight to a very noticable shake in the front end area. it shakes the steering wheel and most of the car. Shifting to Neutral and braking seem t...
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L abs code 52 VIN: 4S3BE63553
dtc 52 = abnormal motor and/or motor relay Followed diagnostic tree for code 52 on abs Tests 1-4 all within specs resistance testing was from abs ground circuit of motor (at disconnected harness) to chasis ground. Checked for motor operation as per next test,...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCZ21C0X
Can't get this Beetle to start,I have just bought the VAGCOM setup for VW's and this is my first time using it.. Anyway, I have a tank vent problem & MAF problem... I wonder if there is a way to temporarily trick the computer to bypass the MAF in order to get ... Trouble codes: P1425 (tank vent valve), P1472 (short to ground), P0102 (maf)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on, wrong ecu coding VIN: WVWMA23B7Y
This is my own personal vehicle. I recently did a manual transmission swap after the automatic transmission died. I have everything up and running and am driving it, but I need to recode the ECU so it will recognize that it is a manual transmission car now. Th...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L hunts VIN: WVWDH215SY
cars idle,hunts up and down in gear, with air on. has any body had this problem on a vw
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1998 Volvo V90 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KW9609W
This vehicle came in for failing smog inspection for codes P0455 Gross evap leak, and P0500 vehicle speed sensor. Another shop replaced the speed sensor. When we recieved the vehicle, only the P0455 was in memory. Tested evap system, found no leaks. Tested pur... Trouble codes: P0455 (Gross Evap Leak), P1307 (Accelerometer signal low), P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor signal)
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L power steering VIN: WAUED68D3W
Hello Fellows I let this one go as the car needed the usual $2500 list of things that this vintage Audis eat. I suspect that the problme is in the rack but because the pump is leaking also and the reservoir is damaged, it could have been a costly endevour wi...
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4YUSCH9340
Hi all, thank you to those who responded. It did end up being a purge valve. Replaced it and let the car go, customer has put about 500 miles on the car already ( traveling sales ) and has had no more problems. I tried to catch the purge valve in the act of me... Trouble codes: P0441 (incorrect purge flow).
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN33452
After removeing the thermostat and inspecting it a broken part of the old thermostat housing was stuck in the new thermostat. Thanks for all the help.
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1987 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G4EZ1139H
Hey All,We installed a faulty CARDONE reman unit in this car.Don't really have much choice with a car this old.Anyway installed another reman unit and all is well.To Victoria from B.C. as I mentioned in my posting'CAR HAD FUEL CONTROL'.Do appreciate the input ... Trouble codes: 55 (ecm failure).
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1993 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G4HR53LXP
thanks for all the replies,ended up being a bad intake valve on number 6 cyl,we could back off of that valve with it running and get it to smoothout and run great,sent heads off for valve job.very strange valve job on a motor with less than 50000 miles i guess...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L alternator VIN: 1G4GD2210S
thankyou all for your help. it turns out the positive battery terminal lead had lots of corrosion. we cleaned & all is ok. thanks for all of your help!
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Coolant Temp Reading VIN: 1G4HP52L1S
Thanks to all who responded. Two things were done to vehicle to fix problem. In help request, we had said we tried new PCM and didn't fix, so at that time we put old PCM back in. Next step, we completely bypassed yellow wire from coolant temp sensor to PCM. Cu...
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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L rocker arm threads VIN: 2G4WS52J23
A BIG THANK YOU to Grant [...]. the torque spec for the 2003 3.1 is 24 ft lbs, not 14 ft lbs +30%. Document #898284 shows the proper torque. notified alldata of correction, weather it happens or not??? We goodwilled the repair- replaced all of the rocker thre...
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1980 Cadillac Seville 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 6S698AE690
thanx for all the replies, the problem was the ecm, thwe first one we got was bad, the second time didm the trick!!!
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Drive-axles VIN: 1G1YY23P4P
All replies said it is a bad u-joint or possible bearing. As a school we do not work on many Vettes (like one every ten years)and wanted to make sure we were headed in the right direction. Thanks for everyones help.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S22
I just wanted to thank everyone who responded. The vehicle is now repaired. It took along time because we had a lot of other things on our table. It is one of our busy seasons. So out of the 12 responses, Craig from Oklahoma said that he had had 2 Trailblaze... Trouble codes: P0105 (Manifold Absolute Pressure System Performance), P0130 (HO2S Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P0300 (Random misfire).
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2005 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L air conditioning VIN: 1G1ND52F45
found a plugged orifice tube and a broken pressure switch as well. cleaned orifice tube and rteplaced switch all OK now thanks for all the help.
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1995 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES42C7S
The vehicle has other problems but the biggest we encountered was the sheared cam pin. it had actually let the cam slip a little ovr 180 degrees but still let the vehicle run. We drilled out the old pin and instlled a hardened still pi back into the hole.. At ... Trouble codes: 11 (t belt slipped one toothn or more), 11 (t belt slipped one toothn or more), 11 (t belt slipped one toothn or more), 43 (ignition coil driver circuit 1).
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22N6Y
hello everyone, i took everyones advice on this truck and tried a tps. its been almost a month and there hasn't been any problems. the problem i had with diagnosing this truck was the fact i could not duplicate the condition in which the code set. so if it was... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector 1 control circuit), P0202 (injector 2 control circuit), P0204 (injector 4 control circuit), P0207 (injector 7 control circuit), P0208 (injector 8 control circuit), P1698 (no bus message from trans control module).
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7KS28C95
I sent the vehicle to the dealer, ends up being in the trans. Dealer would not give me more info than that, and it is still in the shop. thanks for all the suggestions and ideas.
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5144T
First I would like to thank all who responded. Most of the replies were right on the money. The left front exciter ring on the CV joint was cracked and loose and would slip when braking. This would fool the EBCM into thinking the wheel was in a skid thus appli...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L forward VIN: 1FALP52UOV
Sorry for the delay in closing the post, the customer declined any further repairs due to the condition of the vehicle. The replies ranged from steel sealing rings, forward control valves, forward piston cracking trans rebuild or replacement. The customer is h...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP58S3W
it was the ports behind the throttle body that needed cleaning...thanks to all who replied...several said this however the other suggestions were possibilities. Trouble codes: 401 (egr insuf flow).
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1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L 1-2shift VIN: 1FAP13P2WW
hey guys it turned out to be the solenoid was broken.What happen is that they changed the oil pan cause it was in a wreck or something.Everything works good now thanks guys.
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2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP45X1Y
Here's what I did to get the fuel out of the tank... I removed the fuel supply line to the fuel filter and installed a fitting from my fuel pressure test kit and attached a rubber fuel line hose to it thinking it would siphon but it would not, I did however ge... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Fault).
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP34PXY
Well like I thought in the begining was a timing issue, but my boss didn't so we tried fuel pump, coil pack, maf, iac, then we checked timing, Timing was ok but when I took a closer look at the crank pulley, the dowel to line it up on the crank was damaged all...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Safety VIN: 1AFP36382W
Thanks to all who replied most pointed to shift solonid After verfing voltage to solonid we replaced it and the key comes out and shift interlock works
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W1W
thanks to every one . i finally removed intake to check for leak and when i did so i used wire to hold injector harness up and out of the way . ifound no intake leak or cam problem so i put engine together started and now ran worse but got injector codes po204... Trouble codes: P0300, P1171, P0157.
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L low pedal VIN: 4S2CY58VZR
Most replies centered around flywheel shims and slave cyl rod adjustments. Either of these should work. If you machine the flywheel, try to get or make a shim. After you install the clutch, you have to add washers to the slave rod. That worked very well. Bleed...
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1986 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SAJHX1249T
Hey guy's thanx for your input.What I finnally ended up doing was replace theUCU with tested known good used unit and even though main +fuel pump relay's tested good I replaced them also.Since then problem has disappeared Thanx again.Look forward to getting an...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L oil presure VIN: Y9TC378046
Wow !!! I got some great feedback thanks to all. The good news is it is fixed !!! The bad news is I am a MORON. You know how when you are rushing a job and then you get to do the whole job over. Guess what the pump fits ( were the shaft fits in ) very tightly ...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12514
Thanks to the members who responded. All had different ideas. Ultimately, we got in touch with a tech at the local Kia dealer who told us he had done many of these head gaskets and had never used any sealer at all and had no comebacks doing them this way. So t...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L interrior lites VIN: 1FAKLJBF65
trace problem to drivers door latch was open on scanner when door was shut , thanks to all.
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Hydrraulic VIN: WDBBA4805M
Hi all thanks for the Good advice ,Eric nail it! The Master cylinder had to be replaced, replaced the master and bleed system ,sent the car down the road!Also special thanks to Eric,Robert,Richard,Glenn,Jason,Paul,and Byron. Thanks Marty
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L head gasket VIN: WDBFA63E5R
Thanks to all who responded to this request. Most of your suggestions referred to brand of head gasket. I looked into what brand we used on this repair previously. It was not elring or oem mercedes. The cylinder head was machined, as you suggested for a new pe...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G1W
Many sincere Thanks to everybody and my hat is off to the 9 who made this operation a sucess with the correct answer of MAF.Some other good ideas were to ck for restricted cat., Crank signal , vacume leaks.Wonderful people like Curt [...],Richard... Trouble codes: P0304, P0400 (EGR flow).
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D9W
THANKS Ed [...]. FOR SOME REASON THE START FUSE WAS MISSING FROM THE FUSE BOX. LOOKS LIKE A FRESH AFTERMARKET RADIO/DVD PLAYER INSTALLED. THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE HELP.
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L no power VIN: 5N1MD28Y92
Thanks to everybody who tried to help. I disconected both front catalytic converters after the exaust manifold and taken vehicle for a test without them. Vehicle performed good,installed converters and problem is gone away. Again thanks for everyones input. Th...
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1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Speedometer, Limp Mode VIN: 1P3EJ46X3X
Well as 95% of you said it was the Output Shaft Speed Sensor. A couple of you gave me the resistance value for the sensor which help as I don't like to just try parts. The old sensor was open circuit. The new one was 650 ohms. So the new sensor fixed it. The s...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Injector Pulse VIN: 1G2NE52M2T
Thank You All For The Help. Tim In WI, Thanks. Air Bag Module Under Pass. Seat Corroded Badly. Disconnected Module And Car Started Every Time And All Lights & Guages Went Normal. Replace Module With A Used Unit (Because New Is Expensive) And All Is Well.
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2003 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L fuel tank VIN: WPOAB299X3
Hi, Members: I got 7 replies and helped me a lot. Mr.Dennis from Ohio, Marty from Texas, Wade from Colorado, Frank from New York and Frank from California actually gave me the right direction to solve the problem. I found the ORVR valve circuit under the b...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Convertible Top VIN: YS3DF78K32
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this one. This one ended up being one of the lines to the right side power cylinders. The line was basically kinked over in one spot and was leaking. We had a big struggle getting the dealer to help us identify the co...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L starter VIN: JF1SF63502
Sorry all, havent got vehicle back to do more diag. Not sure when it will be back, cust. had family issues and is tied up for now, I will post if and when its fixed. Thankyou all for your input and good ideas, and your time, Doug
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 2.7L rear end VIN: JS3TD94706
still waiting on the customer to decide on what they want to do since the vehicle is still under warranty,thank you to all who responded sorry i am unable to post anything intelligent
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs VIN: WVWMA63B2X
Thanks to all that replied. I really wanted the wiring information for the powers and grounds since we did not have a good wiring diagram. Someone verified the 4 power and ground wires(2 red 2 brown you know which ones they are when you take the connector off ...
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