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1997 Acura CL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA2258V
Hello Car keeps setting the code for EGR flow problem. EGR valve was replaced and we cleaned down the EGR ports with carb spray. We checked passages with car running and have good exhaust coming from one port and vacuum created on other port. Can't believe tha... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow detected)
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6324W
I need a description of Code 195. Thanks. Trouble codes: 195
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBABS12020
Hi BMW techs, check this one out the car came in for misfiring on # 5 cylinder as stated above all of those parts were replaced and the issue is still there has anyone came in contact with this issue. Cylinder smooth reading states that # 5 is always missing o... Trouble codes: P1350 (Combustion miss during warm up), P1351 (misfire on cylinder 5)
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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L dome light, fog lights VIN: WBADT434X3
we have this 525 in and what i need is some wiring diagrams. this car has no dome lights when door opened, no fog lamps, although green indicator in cluster lights when fog switchedc on and seat memory not functioning. only moves forward each time a memory fun...
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1989 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Intermitent VIN: 1G4HP54C7K
Engine cranks over fine, but will only fire up on every other key cycle. Literally...crank - start. crank-no start. crank-start ... and so on. In addition the car is lacking in power. We are aware that the fuel pressure is in the lower than acceptable range an... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC Problem)
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1993 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation
ok Guys heres one for you . Custmer stated runs rough and hesitates when cold. Acts like coged converter when cold. once warmed up drives fine but i have some bad info from data stream. these are what i read under idle cold or hot. Custermer states that her br...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L control head VIN: 2G4WB55K81
good morning, we are working on a 2001 buick regal, the ac control head just locks up, blower and controls go to default, and the head will go off, the light on the head will be lit on the off button, we have replaced the control head with a new one from the d...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L SRS side airbags left/right VIN: 1G6KD52Y8V
Cadillac men... I have a 1997 DeVille with Side Airbag Malfunction codes B1147 & B1148. Very intermittent and I have nothing to go on. My iATN search turned up nothing and scan data on Mastertech,Mentor and Modis have nothing to offer.GM has a "Product Safety ...
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L gas tank slow fill VIN: W06VR52R0X
Gas nozzle keeps kicking off when trying to add gas to tank. Disassembled some body pieces for access. Filler neck is part of tank. Alldata info is not very complete but it seems that venting during filling happens through neck and carbon canister system. Info...
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1992 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2GCHC39N71
Engine will always start up, has proper idle flair, drops to base idle then will die. Engine will run on alternative fuel source.
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCEK1919K
have installed vortec heads using gm performance intake manifoldvortec design for tbi p/[...] we are encountering drivability problems at low speed under 2000 rpm, hesitation /surge poor idle and poor cold start drivability. we are using factory vortec exh...
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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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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, P0300 VIN: 3GNFK16R2X
I need some help thinking outside the box here. This is my personal vehicle so I have some latitude here...This truck has been driving me nuts for tens of thousands of miles. This problem can be duplicated repeatedly under these conditions. A long slow grade (... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Belt VIN: 3GNFK16R5X
I have installed a new belt and tensioner and idler pulley and water pump twice. Two days after replacing belt each time belt squeaks or chirps. Pulleys appear to have no abnormal wear. Any help would be appreciated on this one.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19V6X
pick side of fuel pump relay keeps blowing the ecm driver circuit, this truck has had three ecm replaced due to no power output to the fuel pump relay, it will last approx three months each time before it blows circuit, this is not!!! the fuel pump side of the...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Steering rack VIN: 2C3HD56FXT
Greetings: We replaced the steering rack 8-9 months ago with rebuilt unit, leaking, rack bushings very worn, flushed system very thoroughly. Came back 4 months later with squeaky squeaky noise in the top of the rack in the area where the steering shaft attache...
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1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Repeat CMP failure VIN: 1B7GL26X1K
Hello all, I got a Dakota with a repeat failure of the hall effect sensor. Last time the sensor was totally dead and came in no start. New distributor with new hall effect sensor in it fixed problem and truck has been down the road for 6 months. Now it is i... Trouble codes: 11 (No distributor reference while cranking)
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L fuel guage VIN: 1B7GL2AN51
this one may be obvious but here goes, before i replaced the fuel pump[had low pressure)i noticed the guage read nearly empty, but when i removeed the pump the tank was about 1/2 full, when the tank was back in the truck, the guage still read nearly empty,and ...
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1996 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L timing marks/valves VIN: 4E3AL54FXT
Vehicle originally in for a coolant leak. Also noted was poor idle, particularly cold. Diagnosed leaking water pump & inoperative IAC. Replaced pump, balance & cam belts, drive belts, along with plugs & wires. When we installed the cam timing belt, we were una...
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1967 Ford Mustang 289CID Power steering pump VIN: 7F03C10070
Not your normal power steering leak. Car gets driven very little and over the past 3-4 years we have replaced the power steering pump, hoses, valve assy, ram unit for various leaks. Now what occurs is if the steering is used hard, and fluid heats up, it pukes ...
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1968 Ford SHELBY MUSTA 428CID vacumm VIN: 8T02R19922
Help I am looking for a vacumm diagram for this car. It has California emissions. This is Shebby 428 Cobra Jet. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Hard Starting VIN: 1FTEE14Y9S
This vehicle has a hard start after if sits over-night or 1 hour or so. I have checked fuel pressure to find to specs. I read a service bulletin concerning a collapsed throttle body gasket and found that problem present. Still same problem. All other component...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no test VIN: 1FALP52U1T
heres a good one. i purchased this 1996 taurus from a customer 3 years ago with a bad engine. i finally installed a used engine and did alot of work on this car to give it to my 17 year old neice for graduation. my shop is in n. georgia where emmissions test a...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 3rd brake light VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
I have this explorer that the 3rd brake light stays on dim and pulsing with the brake off. I have around 1.9 volts at the 3rd brake light. I disconnected the brake light switch and it makes no difference. The raps & light monitor modules also have a input from...
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2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU84P7Y
got one i can't figure out.car will stall intermittantly at stop lights.i cleaned the throttle body,maf senser, and did a motorvac injection cleaning on it.the car actually never stalled for me but the customer took me out and got it to stall by moving the gea...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Extended crank VIN: 1FMYU04181
Hi Fellow Techs, I have this escape at my shop with an intermittent Extended Crank/ Hard Start. 2.5 V6. I have not been able to duplicate customers complaint of extended crank. After warming car, and letting sit for about 1-3 mins. I can turn koeo, watch the ...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No shift conditions VIN: 1FDXE45F12
For those experts in the transmission field your help would be appreciated. Customer is going thought rought times and a full transmission repair or replacement will be a blow to his passenger transportation business. My opinion is that transmission will need...
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine VIN: 3FAFP13P92
after repairs the engine overheats. the temp pointer reads in the center of the gauge. the ecm shows the engine temp to be 213f but the engine is boiling over. i know for the 2.0 in the focus this is normal for it to run hotter and can confuse tech's but this ...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L abs VIN: 1FTZR45E22
Hi: I have a strange one for you guys to help me with. This truck is a used unit under warrenty at a used car dealer.It was brought to me for severe false actuation. Using my snap on scanner, I found the LF sensor droped out at 4 mph and the RF at 2 mph. I rep...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L compressor VIN: 1FTWW32P73
Hi fellas, this beast came in with a locked up compressor and I replaced it. Now at an idle the clutch is applied, but at about 1100 to 1200 rpm the compressor shuts down. My pressures are fine, checked my high and low switches, good. It seems the computer is ...
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2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FBSS31L03
This is a high mileage shuttle van used mostly for tahing passengers to Orlando airport. Most of the time it is driven at 70 plus mph. At 72 on up the hole van has a really bad vibration. The steering wheel shakes and so due the seat's the above work has been ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPW14504
This ford has a squeak on front right wheel that starts at about 15 mph it not there all the time the squeak sound like when ther is a bad u-joint on the drive shaft but it not in the drive shaft we took wheel and rotor ,caliper off and can not see anything vi...
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2000 GMC C3500 HD 7.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBKC34J5Y
customer complains of extended crank time. we did major tune and fuel pump. long crank and slight rough idle still present. sent to local dealer, they said replace regulator and so i did. still there. found tsb on crank sensor, tried that too, still there. tru...
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19B35
customer came in with rough idle. scanned computer and found code po300-random cylinder misfire checked and replaced spark plug on #5 due to almost all misfires recording on that cylinder. removed fuel rails and cleaned injectors and performed motorvac as we h... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire)
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L alt light VIN: 1HGCB7651L
hi honda guys, this is my own car start up car in the morning every thing look ok on my way to the shop comming to a stop light just as the car come to a stop i saw the alt (battery)light on dash flash on and off soon as i come to the next stop it come on and ...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Head VIN: 1HGCD5655S
First I must admit my mistake. Shooting from the hip and just replacing the head gasket. Car came in with complaint of overheating and heater not working. Had very little coolant in motor, damaged radiator cap. Overflow cap was damaged due to appears melting. ...
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2002 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G72
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. We had this vehicle in last August for maintenance work and put a Carquest thermostat in it. The vehicle came back with a P0128 stored and light on for a thermostat under regulating temperature. We figured the aftermarke...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Valves, Oil Pressure VIN: 4S2CM58V6V
I have what sounds like all of the valves rattling, and engine oil pressure is low, especially at idle. I am working with a warranty company, so have to identify the root cause of the failure in order to get the repair covered. Alldata pressure specification i...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L Stall VIN: 4S2CE58X72
Stalls at idle. Will restart but sometimes it may stall out again. Runs great all the time off idle, and stalling problem is extremely intermittant. We have driven several times, totaling over 50 miles, but unable to reproduce. Customer stated it only happens ... Trouble codes: P1221 (tp sensor 2 correlation/circuit performance), P0463 (fuel level sensor circuit high voltage)
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1985 Jaguar XJS 5.3L low power on takeoff VIN: SAJNV5843F
This Jag has no power at take off untill engine rpm is 2500 or higher. It first came in for a not start. The ignition module was bad. We replaced the module and pickup with a Crane Cams Fire Ball conversion kit. It converts to an optical triger. We also replac...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on, high rpm's- no throt VIN: SAJEA53D32
come for a body shop. t-bone on pass. side. Had some differnt code in it. Over look them when with the problem at hand, when it would act up. The rpm's would go to about 1500. no accelerator. found related code p1122 ohm were out of range replaced... cleared c... Trouble codes: P0122, P0222, P1122
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L steering,ride control VIN: 1J4GZ58S4R
when turning the wheel from a stop vehicle is shuttering.
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, backfires VIN: 1J4FJ68S1T
This vehicle continues to puzzle me. It runs good stone cold until you put approx 1 mile on it. It then surges, hesitates, and backfires if you keep a constant throttle. Pushing through this spot to WOT produces no problems and it runs well. This vehicle has h...
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S52
Check engine light comes on (po203) and flashes while driving. After about 10 minutes, the light will stay on without flashing. We clear the codes and have about 5 times. We cannot recreate the problem so she drives it for a few days and brings it back. She c... Trouble codes: P0203
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY1241X
Here is a fun one for you Rover guys. Engine runs very rough, no spark on cylinders 2 and 3. The end of the wires where they enter the coil were green with corrosion. We replaced the wire set, spark plugs and the coil for 2-3 cylinders. Same problem remains, ...
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2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Noise VIN: 1YVGF22D32
Fellow Techs This vehicle came in with a humming/buzz noise complaint. Happens all the time and coming from the fuel tank. We first checked the fuel filter for a restriction -- none. Replaced the fuel pump. Vehicle still had the noise but sounded different....
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cab 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1110261200
Okay, My long hair is much shorter as it is starting to fall out and I am serious, I have turned to 3 of the best Mercedes Benz tech in the area and we are all at a loss..car runs very rich, will not idle and has no power...Fuel pressure was low-new fuel pump,...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Leak VIN: WDBFA67E45
Previously came in for this fuel leak. We could not see the leak, so we performed a smoke test through the system and still found no current leaks. This car is one that she stores for the winter and finds the fuel on the ground after it has been sitting. We ha...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L oil service VIN: 4JGBB86E06
How do you reset the oil service on the 05 ml350? thanks
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L antenna VIN: 1MEHM59592
customer's concern is intermittantly the radio antenna will go down by itself and the radio will loose reception. after drivin a while with the radio still on the antenna will go back up and work just fine. the last time this happened they were driving over ra...
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1984 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L Noise VIN: JN1HT13S8E
Hi, everyone! I did a bunch of work to this a couple of years ago. It needed the exhaust flex coupling at the time but I think my cost from Nissan was over $300.00. Does anyone know a supplier of these flex couplings for a little(or a lot...) less money? He's ...
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1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L 1-2, 2-3 shifts and no 3-4 shift VIN: 1N4AB42D1S
Ok, This is a car in my inventory for my car lot. It is a the 1.6L automatic with the 2 electric solenoids for OD and lockup. It all began when I was using it personally and drove a couple hundred miles. I was getting off of the freeway and when I first accele...
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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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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D52
Have to pull cylinder head to check for reason for damage to #3 spark plug. Alldata says to pull sub frame. Was wondering if anyone has any history with this motor and could tell me if that is really nessesary. Do not normally do alot of imports but will try a...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L climate control system VIN: 1G3GR62C7W
hey fellow techs, i have this 1998 olds aurora with electronic climate control. i unfortunately do not have a tech 1 scanner to test this system. my snap-on scanner and genysis scan tool are not able to scan the hvac for codes on that year. the problem is the ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX03E71
customer drove vehicle to my shop. runs fine,but has mil light on. customer states has been at another shop for a week and they replaced the ecm 3 times trying to fix a code po1336. i scanned the vehicle and code was current and stored. cleared code and start... Trouble codes: P1336
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L caliper VIN: 2PG4GP2534
replaced left caliper hose and master. after using for a few minutes air comes out of left caliper again. no leaks, not loosing fluid. is it in abs unit?
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 2G2FV22P2S
hello fellow techs. i have this vehicle when in the shop or on the road, just off idle , about 1050 rpm, power braking when in the shop ofcourse, the egr will go full 100% and engine will start to run rough. if held there and hose is disconnected on egr and pl...
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L clutch engagement VIN: 1G2JB52421
Vehicle has A/C inop. Pull the A/C relay and have both twelve volt signals. Grounded PCM side of relay and system runs. With the Genisys I monitored presure sensor and had gauges on. They both mirrored each other. Code 530 was only a history code and has since...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NG52E93
This car will not start when interior of car is hot for the sun. In the garage or during cooler days there isn,t a problem. I can duplicate by running the heater then car will not start till windows are left open to cool car. Thanks in advance Joe
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L rear coolant fitting VIN: WBACG7326T
Incredibly, I got ANOTHER one of these to fix the following week, which begs the question: how often do these connectors fail? What has been your experience? This job initially reminded me of the 70s tv show with the ongoing gag where someone would ask for d...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8323W
sure enough the theremostat was broken - good call - thanks for all teh help brad
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAGJ8326W
First of all I would like to thank everyone for taking the time to read and reply to my post. Unfortunatly some people find it necessary to answer posts when they don't know what they are talking about. Of the 8 posts I recieved 5 said faulty water pump plasti...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: Y7TU298849
car was taken back to were head g.s was replaced and they found timing gear 180 degree out. so this proves that if module does not see cam signal at the right time it will not send signal to ecm . also want to thank scott hager Trouble codes: P0340.
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: W06VR54R2Y
it was the maf sensor. thanks to robert ny gary ky michael ca and thomas nh who may have had a similar problem. there were no abnormal readings to indicate a bad sensor, but after installing a new one it runs great upon start up and after. i still can't believ...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYDE63764
Hi Crew, Adding 3.5 quarts of engine oil fixed this unit. Total engine capacity is 5.6 qts. Had no 'low oil pressure' warning lights. In retrospect, rapid and widely varying cam timing numbers on scanner for all cams, and rattle from engine on hard stops, th... Trouble codes: P0341 (intake cam position sensor - bank 1).
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19M6T
The customer hasn't returned with this vehicle to perform more diagnosis yet. she called & made an appointment, but didn't show. We got some good responses on things to check, including checking for aftermarket accessories wired into the ecm wiring, disconnect...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33J7W
Most of the replies I received go along with what I was leaning towards. I unfortunately was not able to continue testing to determine 100% that it had a leaking head gasket. I would definitely pressure test the system warm and pull the spark plugs to check fo...
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XV66R4N
Thanks to all of you out there I got this thing running. I tried everything from all of you guys,well the problem was this car had come from another shop and they had replaced the fuel pump and the crank sensior. Well the crank was not adjusted down close enug...
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2000 Chrysler Voyager 3.0L convertor
No problem found with flexplate or convertor. Am going to drop oil pan and look at rear of crank next.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L speedometer VIN: 3C4FY4BB21
Thanks for your help. I ran the self diagnostic mode for the instument cluster by holding the reset button down while you turn the key on. It ran through its test. No problems were found and since then the problem never happened again. Also the sentry key prob...
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1987 Dodge Colt Vista 2.0L engine VIN: DXHZ026643
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Some suggested I replace the valve stem seals, which I had already done, as I stated in the discription of my problem. A couple of people think the smoking is caused by oil rings. This makes the most sense to me, altho...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy
Thanks to all of you that helped me on this truck. I recieved some good suggestions on where to look for the problem. Upon relooking at everything this morning the one thing that jumped out at me was a very lean reading on the oxygen sensor. Keep in mind that ... Trouble codes: 51 (system lean).
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L torque converter VIN: 3B7MF33D1V
Once again iatn has made me look like a genius! Local transmission 'expert' had customer convinced the torque converter couldn't lock without help from the valve body. I have little to no knowledge of the inner workings of A/T's. After reading the inputs (than...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GT74L3Y
Found section of harness (where it runs next to trans pan) where someone, for whatever reason, had approx 20 to 30 wires just twisted together by hand (no solder) and taped. The wires corroded and were breaking one-by-one. We replaced all of the sections with ... Trouble codes: P1716, P1698.
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1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE40F2W
Thank you very much for all who responded,the problem turned out to be a defective new camshaft sensor causing intermittent cut out, we decided to try another sensor after tugging wires and exhausting all other options known to us, after new sensor was install...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Thanks for all the help. It was a pain. First the green fuel pump wire neaar the e brake lever appeared to have something dropped on it sometime and it only acted up when it felt like it. The paint near it showed discoloration and was abble to see a little ope...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5242X
Well the customer had us clear the codes and they have not returned as of yet. Thanks for all the replies and insight. We will check pcv lines/block lines and recheck O2 data as advised. We will also check the brake booster as reccommended. If no problems foun... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2).
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE47FXX
Hi, I'm really sorry about the delay, the customer is trying to sell this without putting any money into it so it hasn't been back. I think it's the pcm itself because it has never been chipped, and was sitting dormant for a year before it came in to be scanne... Trouble codes: P0603 (KAM test failure).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E92
Thanks to all for your help, the intake gasket was bad and after replacement the problem is gone,thanks again.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L trans shifting VIN: 1FTNW21P04
ALL REPLIES were excellant the vehicle had several after market modules for power one had most of the connectors disconnected except the wiring connected to the transmission luckily we were familiar with these boxes just traced out wiring and found were it was...
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1997 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GTGG25R5V
Thanks to all that replied, we did 2 smoke test , pcv valve test ect -many hours - we finally took off top intake and installed new gasket . did not help. , we had a pound of vacuam in crankcase dipstick tube so we finally took off lower intake mainfold and in... Trouble codes: P0507.
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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMEG8652P
Hi: This car belong to my technician and he is taking his sweet time with it. Looking at the catalytic converter very closely, it looked like it is burnt. And looking at weld mark between catalytic converter and its extension tubes it does not look like factur...
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1991 Isuzu Stylus XS 1.6L No Start VIN: JABRT5350M
It seems that these vehicles have problems with PCM failure. I tested power and ground inputs at PCM, all are ok. I tested the circuits from the injectors to the PCM connector, all are good. I still have spark, but no pulse, and am still pointing my finger at ...
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S2CY58Z4N
i have not got to work on it to busy 2 work on my hird hands car he got a new car to drive i did find the relay thank u all will get back when i get the time to work on it
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58W11
Well, we took decided to reseal the intake manifold upper and lower, even though we could find no evidence of a leak. Fuel trims were good, smoke check was good and no change when sprayed with carb cleaner. The customer drove it for a few days, and the symptom...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FX78S6T
the pcm was replaced, the vehicle has been driven by customer for last 2 weeks the no other symptoms. we purchased pcm from dealer. i have not programmed the vin or the mileage into the pcm. i wanted to replace the pcm and make sure the fault was corrected. i ...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P2W
thanks to all the replies.the distributor was the problem.we removed the distributor and shaved the hold down ,so an adjustment was possible.first we adjusted clockwise which triggered the no cam signal at every start up.then adjusted counterclockwise to remov... Trouble codes: P1391.
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1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1J4FY29PXW
Thanks to everyone who took the time to read or reply to my cry for help. I recieved 3 replies, one regarding upstream O2's shorting to the heater circuit cold and possible TPS problem, one regarding broken exhaust manifold studs allowing air to be pulled past...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Air distribuition VIN: 8Y4GW58N12
As most of you guys pointed out, the recirculation door fell over a/c blower case opening, causing no airflow to the evaporator case. It was necessary to remove case in order to replace door. Thanks to everyone for your valuable help.
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L failed emissions VIN: 4F2CZ967KM
I took the wire from the tank to the fuel gauge and gave it 80 ohms (1/2 tank on the guage) and it was a much more stable reading. it did the drive mode in 2 minutes I will replace the sending unit for a permanent fix thanks for the replies
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G7X
This one was a serious hair puller! As I stated in my original post, the symptom was code p0300, multiple cylinder misfire. Unfortunately, this code led us on the wrong path right from the beginning. We found what we thought was the source of the misfire with ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
unfortunately i had to send tis to the dealer. in response to the posts i got the key i had was oem and in good shape, there was no green light on the dash flashing or steady on, i had all my power and grounds at the ecm also had good wave form on the cam and ... Trouble codes: P1610 (immobilizer system failure).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A4Y
The Maxima was finally fixed. It was MAF. $650.00 and reprograming was another $70.00 in Canadian. The thing I don't understand is 'Why known good MAF did not work on this car and bad MAF worked good another Maxima.' Anyway, the car is fixed and I and customer... Trouble codes: P0171, P0141, P0174.
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NW52E11
I'm calling this Pont. fixed. One suggested possibly it was a bad range selector switch. That was not the case here. I mentioned a B2600 code. Although this code is not listed anywhere and it is undocumented on my Modis, other searches came up with daytime run... Trouble codes: B2600 (Undocumented code).
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2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Engine VIN: 1GMDX03E92
Sorry I have been so slow to close this post. Since the customer is driving the vehicle for work, I have been unable to schedule it in for the amount of time required to repair this engine. I will summarize the responses. Most of them point to either a bad pis...
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DF78N8X
Thanks to all that responded. A di cassette fixed the car. Bought one at the salvage yard to use as a test part. When the car started we ordered a new one from the area Saab dealer. Again I thank all for the help. We now have a test unit in stock.
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1996 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3GK12M9T
Thanks for the great replies! I concur that this engine was severely overheated. The thing that threw us off was that this engine is extremely clean inside, and doesn't have that 'death smell'. Our customer is considering engine replacement options. One of t... Trouble codes: P0115 (Coolant Temp).
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L valve covers VIN: 5TBRN34141
Thanks everyone who took the time to help, I beleive this one is fixed, it was just the driver side valve cover that was leaking around the rear corner and dripping on the exhaust flange, I removed the aluminum cover and checked it real close for cracks and wa...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Antifreeze VIN: WVWMA23B2Y
Thanks for all the help. The coolent system was flushed a second time. The car was picked up over a week ago and everthing is still looking good.
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