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1998 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L warning light VIN: WAUJC84A1W
Audi Techs, This A6 wagon was in for oil change 2 weeks ago and yesterday a green indicator lamp came on in the display near the clock (to the far right of the main instrument cluster). This is a seperate little guage cluster. The indicator is green in color ...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WAUKC68D21
Here is the complte scan; 16396 - Bank 1: Camshaft A (Intake): Advance Setpoint not Reached (Over-Retarded) P0012 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent 17536 - Fuel Trim; Bank 1 (Mult): System too Lean P1128 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent 17734 - Knock-Control: Cylinder 2: R... Trouble codes: 16396 (Bank 1 Camshaft A Intake Advance Setpoint not Reached Over-Retarded), 17536 (Fuel Trim Bank 1 Mult System too Lean), 17734 (Knock-Control Cylinder 2 Regulation Limit Exceeded), 16684 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected), 16687 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), 16688 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected)
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L central locking VIN: WAULD64B13
customer brought car into us complaining that after key out of ignition and door closed, key waring beeping as if key still in ignition. perform guided fault finding and found i have no communication with central locking module. pull up carpet to access module...
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1983 BMW 633CSi 3.2L Stall VIN: WBAEB8403D
hello bmw techs , this bmw has been to many shops over many years with no results ! intermintently has a flat spot while driving , and than stalls. this happens hot or cold , and than will re-start anywhere fron 15 seconds to an hour and blows black smoke (...
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L 1-2 Cold Shift VIN: WBACG8328V
Hello and thanks in advance.I have a 318I that has relatively low mileage on it.The car runs great but has one irritating problem.When the car is cold,anytime car sits overnite,regardless of outside temperature,it takes a long time to upshift,especially the 1-...
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2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L restraint syste VIN: 3G5DA03L06
This one comes to us from a local Vo-Tech school. It was involved in a small front end collision. We were told that the driver's side airbag deployed. They repaired the body then they replaced the airbag and both front seatbelts from a 2005 Rendezvous. We clea...
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1988 Cadillac Allante 4.1L ext. lites/output switch modules VIN: 1G6VR3175J
Hi guys-we need help- if anyone remembers the old cad allantes and their exterior lighting systems. this 88 model will not set any lighting codes unless you unplug a burning bulb or any output switch module [osm]so we don't know where to start diagnosis. have ...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y9W
greetings to all,car was towed to me for a no start the owners states they disconnected battery for a long period of time and now it has a display saying theft system problem car may noy start.i did pull a code for theft system and i did try the relearn proced... Trouble codes: P1631 (theft system)
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Automatic climate control VIN: 2G6KS54Y01
Customer is complaining that the HVAC system will intermittently blow hot air. If they lower the temperature low enough they can get cool air again. This will happen on hot days when the system should remain cool. I have not verified the symptoms and am not ab...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Odor from vents VIN: 1GYDE63A54
This is a very strange condition. After driving vehicle for approx. 5-10 min. with the a/c on the customers complains of a propane smells coming out of the dash vents. I was able to duplicate. Checked the drain for the evap case and it is working, we can see w...
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1991 Chevrolet V3500 Silverado 6.2L late shift VIN: 1GCHV33N3M
hi guys and girls.well the swap from 454 to 6.5 diesel went pretty good.now i have one problem left.i left the original ecm in the truck because i dont feel its necessary to use the diesel ecm(although i do have it).the tps is hooked up and working good,eng te...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L blleding system VIN: 1G1NE52M0W
car came to us with right front pads gone, had replaced front brakes one month, 3000 miles ago. we have replaced pads, rotors, both front calipers. afterwards, we lost brake pedal, so replaced master cylinder. we have dealership bleeding proceedure on hand, ho...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L power steering VIN: 1G1ND52J2Y
steering is very hard when car is stopped, Pump whines, hoses get hot fast, I dont have a pressure tester, lent it out---gone.. Do you all think I would get away with just a pump. Only thing I found in archives was everbody changed both rack & pump. There...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDS13503
Hi all, I have this trailblazer with no start only when it cold(in the morning only) I have read the fix data base and most of us rec. to replace the ignition switch and the throttle body assembly, so I replace those two but still not solve the problem. I chec...
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2004 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GBC4C1104
this truck will not start has no power to the ecm, fuel pump. Cluster was jumping all over the placewith key on. replaced cluster now it go to [...] and 40 mph and will not start still.
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Won't set monitors VIN: 3C3EL55GH0
We can not get this Sebring to pass OBD II inspection. All the monitors have passed except EGR, catalyst, and EVAP. I've driven the car for 10 minutes at 60 mph to try and get the EGR to pass with no success. I know Catalyst is supposed to pass last but EVAP w...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L5Y
chrysler techs help this car originaly came in for an intermitten hesitation that i could never verify. we tuned it up and seemed o.k. custmer called back a few months latter and said it is getting worse.road tested and had bad hesitation popping out the intak... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp), P, 1598 (a/c pressure sns to high)
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1987 Dodge Colt Vista 2.0L engine VIN: DXHZ026643
I am hoping that someone still remembers something about one of these vehicles. It smokes terribly for the first 5-10 minutes after a cold start-up, and uses oil. After that it runs fine with little to no smoke. I am sure it is oil smoke. I tested the compress...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Shift interlock VIN: 1D7HU16NX3
Hello everyone and just in time for May long weekend. I have an electrical problem with the shift interlock. It won't activate by depressing the brake pedal. I changed the switch out and same thing. Scan tool says on/off with each depression. The vehicle is al...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14T7L
Vehicle died while driving and won't restart. Checked fuel pressure and injector signal--O.K. Checked PIP, SPOUT, power and ground at module--O.K. Power and grounds at computer check O.K. Unplugged spout, tried a different computer and module, still no spark. ...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26G2V
Thanks for everybodies time, this Ford has had a intermittant no start for about a year & has gotten worse. Truck was towed in had no spark or injector pulse. Checked power at injectors & had power. Tried to start again & no start, replaced ignition module & s...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34N45
car is a repairable. was hit in right front hard that serpenteen belt came off. has spark. injector pulse. fuel pressure. cam signal. crank signal. removed valve cover and checked timing and is corect. has no mass air signal. found code B1359 not sure what it ... Trouble codes: B1359 (testing and results)
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2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Transfer case VIN: 3GKF16T8YG
Hello Group. Vehicle came to us with transfer case shifting in-op. ATC fuse blown. No com with TC module. Installed 15 amp circuit breaker, now have com and a C0387. Circuit breaker trips during shift attempt. Replaced shift motor (we had a new one). Cleared c...
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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GTJK39121
truck has light to medium white smoke at idle only. runs great, idles smooth, no coolant loss, dosen't use oil. balance rates +/-.5 to 3.5 on scanner. inj.balance=all cyls feel the same. smoke sort of smells like fuel. i think it's time for all injectors again...
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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L 1st gear VIN: 1GCEK11111
i have a problem, if you roll off from a stop without using the accelerator pedal, and than roll into the throttle it seems to slip and than it bangs into 1st gear, after that all is well, no other problems. it is very intermittant, 4 times in 4 months, thanks...
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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L srs VIN: 2HGEJ6672Y
This flood car was bought by a local salvage yard. The car interior was removed and cleaned. It is unknown if the SRS light was on, before interior was taken out. I tried to clear codes, based on the other Civic responses that I found in the database. I also d...
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L electric windows and sun roof VIN: SAJMX1346R
Hi everyone This car came to use from another shop with this problem. At any time the windows and sun roof will close whether or not moving, drivers door open or closed, unable to find good diagnosic help or wiring diagams for system if this has a theft syste...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA71C84
Good day everyone. This might be a long one. HISTORY : 01/062004.Vehicle was damaged while being delivered with 3 miles on the clock in Newark NJ.. Damage confined to the rear trunk area. Vehicle repaired . 03/04/2004 Mileage 20. Vehicle Serviced. 03/04/2004 ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel System Too Lean Bank 1.), P1000 (OBD Systems Readiness Test Not Complete), P0308 (8 Misfire Detected.), P1314 (Cat Damage Bank 2), P1316 (Misfire Rate Exceeds Emisions.)
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L blower/hvac head/gages/windows/interior lights VIN: 14GZ78Y2VC
I installed a evap core on this fine unit and it hasn't wanted to leave my bay since. It has Auto climate control. I have rechecked every ground and connector. The HVAC control head flashes dimmly and sometimes none at all. Everything will all work when I firs...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Oil Pressure Gauge VIN: 1J4GW48NXY
Our customer states that after we replaced the headgaskets the oil pressure gauge drops to zero @ 1500 rpm when the engine is cold (check gauges lamp comes on too). Complaint verified. This can be repeated every morning. Connected a manual gauge to vehicle and...
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L crank sensor & tb VIN: KNAGD126X2
Car was towed in after stalling out while driving. Checked and had no spark. Looked on ATI and found similar problem under chrysler with same problem and found timing belt was missing some teeth. Balancer belt was ok. After inspecting noticed crank sensor brok...
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Stall VIN: JM1NA3528L
Here we go again working on this high Miler -- it stalls on first start and if you take off right away it acts like it is choking out--- in 2 minutes it is warm and all is well -- we checked all tuneup and ignition related stuff --ok checked maf and temp sen...
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L Starter VIN: IMEFM66LOX
Help Help icant take it no more you guys seems to be able to see something i miss, hopefully this time to, When car is cool in the mornings u turn key and pump winds and lights light up but nothing starter dos not turn or make a sound, after a few attemps it s...
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1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4AB41D1W
HI ALL, and thanks in advance for any help!! this one's got me stumped...and i may be missing something simple, as i've been really tired this week. car was towed off the local freeway, and was DOA. customer stated that it died while he was driving, but we co...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28T8Y
Hi guys, This one drove in, or should I say "limped in" and I was surprised that it was even moving as bad as it sounded. We checked vacuum lines, tried a different MAF (used), checked fuel pressure (60lbs), and hooked our scanner up for codes. It was too la...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on
has any body ran into a ground or computer problem setting a map code have replaced map twice and code comes right back immediately. map reading is 2.5 volts at idle drops to 1.7 under load.
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HZ541X1
I have recently recieved this car after it has been to two different GM dealers, multiple times for code P0401. The light will come about every 7-10 days and if left on will turn off some times and then reappear. They have replaced EGR twice, clened the passag... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insuffiecient Egr Flow Detected)
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1978 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start VIN: 9118200850
hello this vehicle was sitting ten plus years i have a no start condition first i had no spark found a blown fuse in engine compartment now i have spark no fuel please help thank you
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2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG696X4
engine light comes on with code and cruise light flashes Trouble codes: P0011
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2002 Suzuki XL-7 2.7L Front differential VIN: JS3TX92VX2
I've got this XL-7 with a front differential that howls like a jet engine when in four wheel high or low. I've tested the air pump and actuator and both are working properly. The noise is a frequency consistent with drive shaft speed not wheel speed. There is ...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Unknown VIN: JT3GP10V44
Hello, I've got a wierd one hear and wasn't even sure what catorgory to post this under. The customer complaint was a screaching noise with the cruise control on and going up a hill. We first found some loose heat sheilds that we removed but it wasn't untill t...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L valve covers VIN: 5TBRN34141
Hello all, I need some help on this one, I have this tundra with the 6 cylinder that keeps coming back with a burning smell, I did a valve job on it and readjusted the valves at 7500 miles everything looked ok and ever since then the valve cover seems to be le...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Compressor clutch VIN: 02TOYCAMRY
Hello, We have this camry that the ac compressor clutch is inop.Batt power to clutch and it works.Scan data shows ac clutch signal on and off as switch is turned on and off.Checked relay ok.Not getting a ground signal from acmgc terminal at relay box continuit...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L temp gauge VIN: TRUWX28N71
found that within 30 seconds of starting car temperature gauge immediately wne tup to normal operating temp and then climber to overheating flashing temp light on dash. check with scan tool and found engine temp still down at 60 degrees celsius and warming up....
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1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L airbag VIN: 4USCJ3320V
Thank you all for your replies!! Turned light off with scanner from a local shop.
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP54K91
Thanks to all who took time to read this post. Thomas and Michael were on the right track, The lack of communication was due to a component in the network(purple wire) between all the modules pulling the signal down. If you have a car that has no Communicati...
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET1294T
replaced injector o rings ,since fuel rail was off, rplaced intake gasket. o rings and gaskets all looked good but fuel trim and o2 readings are now ok.thanks to all who responded.iatn is like having a extra tech Trouble codes: 174 (lean bank 2).
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Drive shaft VIN: 1GCEC19K2P
Thanks to all that responded to my help request. At this time the customer doesn't want to spend any more money on this truck. He said it has done it for two year and he'll just live with it. My thought is that it is the bushing. Thanks again for all the help!...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, loss of power VIN: 2GCEK19SXX
Well guys should have went with our first thoughts, clogged catalytic converter , we didnt looked hard enough to find it because I had a diesel tech here and i said it felt lie a clogged cat and he said no not til 95. I looked under didnt see one... iwas wrong...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX06E3W
Well this is actually somewhat fixed. After the pcm reflash the fuel trim still read the same as before. Decided to let the customer drive it two weeks with no mil lamp on. I believe the reflash didn't fix the fuel trim problem but what it did was it just stop... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system trim bank1 rich).
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GCCS19X8W
well, this turned out to be a loose converter, goes to show not to always trust new parts. I put in a new converter and now my truck is back to life again!! Thanks for the input. I had a bad feeling it was going to be this, just didnt want to rip the trans bac...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Leaking fuel VIN: 1GNDT13W6Y
Thanks for the replies on this vehicle . Sorry but the post completely slipped my aging mind . It seems that the canister and vent sol. have fixed this one , at least no further complaints have been fielded from the customer . Some people suggested both parts ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L body VIN: 1GNET16S13
thanks for the help did a lot of inspection on trk.axles drive shaft etc. ended up sending it out for road force balance test drove an vib seems to be gone thanks again for help
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Battery drained VIN: 1GNEK13293
I had 11 replies which I want to thank, some said check my meter for accuracy, because it was not reading a draw. I had it checked and it was ok. One chevy tech said check for mirror lights on and computer flash. I check for mirror lights and they were on, It ...
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H3T
thanks to everyone that replied. sorry it took soo long. I wanted to make sure this one was fixed! my communication error came to be the TCM... as soon as i unpluged it my communication came back... the 'computor' that the other shop replaced was the TCM... I ... Trouble codes: 12 (14 -), 14 (55 -), 55.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G83
I feel like a dummy but here goes... First to answer some of you, the crank sensor plastic housing was externally cracked. We had to drill the remaining sensor center to install a self tapping bolt for leverage to remove it from the engine-thats why I said 'pi...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3ED56F5R
Wooooooohooooooooo it's FIXED!!! First I want to thank each and every Technician who responded with advice. Almost all said either crank or cam sensor. It ended up being the camshaft position sensor. But after replacement, the ASD relay would get hot and the c...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L 3-4 th gear upshifting VIN: 2B4JB25Z0Y
The replies were very helpfull. We did follow the advise of putting in the governor pressure switch and the pressure solenoid in the transmition. This fixed the shifting problem but the light came back on with same dtc as before. The customer was satified that...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R2Y
Thank You Andy [...] and Stephen from Florida. Matthew's reply sums up where we were. His reply is as follows: The DRB3 communicates with the PCM over the SCI transmit and receieve at pins 6...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L engine VIN: 1B7KC23711
thanks to all who replied. yes we did clean motor and after some driving time found leak at timing cover as well as crank seal. scheduled for repairs next week. i like the idea of moving the vent hose so we may do that as well. as for odometer issue, found the...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KA26D63
Well this babys finally fixed I checked everything everyone recommended , no luck at all . Finally I started checking history on this vehicle and I cant really tell you why I thought of it but since the vehicle had the new style o2 system , I thought maybe we ...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L abs VIN: 2D4GP44L45
Ok went to dealer and is fixed. This is what they told me - amber ABS light was flashing when they got it. Plugged in there DRB-3 and then stopped flashing, no codes. They drove and all set. They said they did nothing, or won't tell us what they did. It was no...
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1992 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEE11N4N
thanks u guy's for all your help although i didn't get a direct fix ,hearing from everyone kept the wheels turning i kept going over fuel and ect also. also loosend egr and blocked w/gasket paper,cut open cat/con visually checked had extreme pressure out tailp...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L fail smog VIN: 1FALP13P2V
to all very help techs, i have take care the problems, the maf sensor is no good. i replace a new maf and verything work good. this is what i think originaly, but i am not %100 sure. all your advice is very helpfull and thank you. van
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Headlights VIN: 1FAFP10P3X
Gentlemen, Thank you for help. All grounds are good, not an over voltage condition, bulbs are correct oem. Pigtails were butt connected, I'm going to replace pigtails on both sides and use soldered conn. with shrink tube. I'll know in a month or so if this wor...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on, output speed errat. VIN: 1FTSW31F21
Thanks everybody that read my help request. Victory has favored me today, after intensive testing and the customer confessing that he took the truck into a river bank, I looked closer to the alternator and sure enogh when I unpluged it all symthoms disapered. ... Trouble codes: P0720.
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FDSF34P13
well gents we have fixed this sob our problem has been getting the proper diagnostics to find the trouble. yes, we were lossing oil volume but the reason for that was because the engine was dieing. the repair was replacing all inj on the left side. how we came... Trouble codes: P2263 (turbo/induction malfuncion).
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1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2C1MR2291V
first of alli would like topersonaly thank all that replied to my request ive triedall suggestions even a few that werent posted some a little un ortodox but what the heck ill try anything at this point car is still not repaired customer is willing to let me c...
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1992 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13Z9N
thank's for your reply's guy's. turn's out we had 2 bad coil's right out of box. we bypassed reference wire from distributor to coil & got the reference we were looking for. so we bought different brand coil & guess what it started right up !!!thank's again fo...
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1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Battery VIN: W6V2551872
I boosted the truck this am to get to work, 40 minutes later I opened the hood to a hot battery. I then took apart the rear hatch and disabled the lock actuator. Most of the drain gone, I also found the hood light wiring pinched close to the cowl, the wires we...
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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMCA5636K
Thanks to all who replied , we tried several things including checking the wiring harness and ignition switch connections we finally picked up a factory distributor and the veh. fires up every time and runs good , (should know better) Thanks again
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2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR07Y0Y
My thanks to all that replied, you all gave me valuable direction. After replacing the spark plugs, rotor button, fuel filter it immediately started smoothly. I will address the oil and antifreeze loss at a different time now that I have a better idea of the p...
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58Z5N
OK to start with this d@m thing started and ran with fuel added so the part we replaced was skipped over as a problem many times. I also think that the scope reading we were looking at 'may' 'slim possibility' have been in the wrong voltage range, giving us th...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Trans cooler lines VIN: SAJGX2046X
Well it's not as bad as I thought but man you guys' on iatn or great. You do have to remove the left cat, and cut the pipe about 10' back. then slow and steady fight your way out. We did both lines, buy the way due to the fact that both were coming apart at th...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY49S6S
Thanks to all that replied to my help request. After recheckinga all grounds and wiring to and from the computor and rechecking if there was spark at the coil the small spark that was previosly there had disappeared. Going back to the beginning, and rechecking...
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1978 Lincoln Continental 6.6L Charging VIN: F8Y8259535
this vehicle needed a motorcraft regulator in order to charge thanks for all your help
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF2209Y
Hey guys. Finally had a chance to get the car back in the shop. Pulled the TB off and found partially clogged ports. I got thrown off by seeing the EGR valve down on the head. Didn't think passages would be behind throttle plate. Thanks for the tips. Thanks al... Trouble codes: P0400.
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Bogs on acceleration VIN: JM1BJ22502
I've received a number of replies suggesting cracked rubber intake duct, plugged catalytic converter, low fuel volume despite good pressure (which was measured at the fuel rail just before the injectors, which I think is impossible unless we have a restriction...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L motor VIN: WDBHA28E1S
Well most of the replies were right on track with the vac. leak under the hood at the vac. block/manifold. It was cracked at the ball bearing. I replaced it. The pump seemed to still runs longer then seems normal to me. I checked for other vac. leaks to no ava...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L won't run cat mon VIN: WDBJF55F8T
i suppose i could write the definitve work on 96 cars with monitor issues at this point - but let me sum up - california will allow cars to pass with up to 2 monitors incomplete but this is a blind test and automaticly fails if more than 2 are not run - custom...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF65J51
thanks for all the advice,called dealer they said they needed to re program car because of alternater problem customer was real understanding thanks again
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: J1NCA21D1T
ok guys i thank everybody that replied,we scoped the coils,pattern was what i would call differant,replaced all 6 coils,after a few minuetes problem reared it's ugly head again(good thing i could return coils),we believe there is a short in the wiring harness ... Trouble codes: P0120 (tps faultin tcm), P1320 (ingnition primary fault).
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L electronic engine mounts VIN: JN1CA31A81
I received good information from you all . Thanks. Now I know more about how it works and can make intelligent decisions. If even one of the mounts goes bad then both will act up. A shorted internal mount will blow out the computer in the area that provides gr...
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