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1996 Acura TL 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4UA3658T
thanks for the help. the customer complains of driving at highway speed and the car just dies. As soon as they pull off to the side of the road, they restart the car as if nothing ever happened. Also, they said one time after the car sat for a while, it would ...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L interior monitoring VIN: WAULT64BX2
car has been to our shop twice before for customer complaint that alarm randomly goes off. tech who had it previoulsy replaced the central locking module. car came back with same complaint and he could not communicate with interior monitoring module-replaced m...
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1990 BMW 520i 2.0L Hard start VIN: WBAHB31040
Hola from Spain. Have a 90 320i here that is a hard start. Car came in no start, flooded out terrible. Unplugged the injection harness to clear, reconnect, WOT and start with lots of black smoke. I found that coolant was straight water and had end of CTS a bit...
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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L central lock VIN: WBAGD8327R
when i lock doors alarm sets and wont let me unlock after that I can get in thru passenger side crank it and wont start then unlock from trunk and starts find any help please.
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1999 BMW M3 3.2L cooling fan VIN: WBSBK0331X
dont really need any repair help, I've got this one figured out the car was missing the high speed relay, when i called my local dealer they said they had to know the color of the relay to get me one can any body answer this question
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L air bag system VIN: WBAGH8349Y
please help, generic scan tool says :022 ($16)front left mrsa + 023 ($17)front right mrsa. local dealer no help we need to know what these codes mean+ what component or curcuits to test.thanks in advance, all help apprieciated. ???diagnostic charts would be aw...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L air bag VIN: WBAAV53451
alittle help from you bmw guys. I have this 01 bmw 330 I with an air bag light on. it has a code 01 in memory. If I clear it comes right back on within 2 seconds. no diagnostic info available from mitchell. any help would be appreciated. Is this a common probl...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Nav screen VIN: WBAGH83481
Attention BMW techs; has anyone ever seen a problem with a navigation system(MK II)showing only lines on the LCD screen? The radio shuts off after 2-3 minutes. We have replaced the battery and the ignition switch. I cannot come up with any information on troub...
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Block VIN: WBABM5343Y
We have a winner here, this vehicle came back with a complaint of the coolant level going down we pressure tested the cooling system and found no leaks so we topped off the system and sent the customer on his way. The vehicle a week later started running hot a...
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW52L9R
hi all..this car came in on the hook, had a no start has spark and no injection pulse,lab scoped square waves from cam and crank sensor at rear of pcm ,,, both good, fuel enable 5 volt square wave, 50% duty cycle from fuel enable security module is also good, ...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L5S
customer said car runs bad and check engine light comes on some times. we checked codes found code p1361 in history but nothing current.we test drove car several times found code would reset intermittenly. we went through self diagnostics chart found ic circui... Trouble codes: 1361 (ign control circuit)
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1980 Cadillac Seville 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 6S699AE705
Does anyone have the info about adjusting the ignition timing of a 6.0L 368 Seville from 1980. My Shopkey info has no info on Cadillac before 1983. I probably have to pull a connector and use a strobe. But I need to know which connector and what timing mark I ...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L PS Pump, box VIN: 1GNFK16R1V
Replaced the PS pump, bled the system and all was OK until the customer left. His PS assist was erratic. Noticed some bubbles and determined that the EVO switch was leaking, tried to seal it up with new O-rings but they are square cut and kept tearing. Tried t...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13WOY
4wd switch will not switch,all lights come on at start-2 hi on now,press any button & no responses(no flashing, no engagement),ran check with scanner & can control all gears & lights(2 hi, 4 hi, 4 lo & neutral). replaced switch w/aftermarket & new gm switches ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13Z22
i was getting a racheting noise from the transfer case area last summer and now that the weather is warming up again the noise is back. it was not there all winter long. the noise is there in 2wd when i first take off and goes away shorty. if i let off the gas...
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56HOX
hello all, looking for some help on this chrysler. vehicle came into shop on a hook-no start.. did peliminary checks and found that it had no spark no injector pulse, checked for any 8 volt refernce from computer- had none and no 5 volt either. checked all pow...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L battery cables VIN: 2C3HE66G4Y
Help, this jigsaw puzzle pieces dont fit. I have inherited this job from another tech who is no longer with us, but as a company we must complete the job. The engine was out of the car and pieces scattered everywhere!!! I got it all figured out except for rout...
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1999 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAVB692XX
i have a question about this code . if you read the action when the dtc sets it stats that the mill light will not go on and a history code will be stored.the minute my mill light goes on i have only a p1627 stored.i can tell the minute the mill light goes on ... Trouble codes: P1627
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1991 Dodge D350 5.9L gauge VIN: 1B7ME36C6M
thanks in advance. This truck came in with an overcharge condition. Voltage reads 14.7 to 14.9 and the amp output bounces rapidly between 0 and 35 A. at idle. If you raise the rpms, gauge gets stady. At idle the gauge flickers rapidly. I have checked power and...
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1992 Dodge Colt 1.5L No Start VIN: JB3CUZ4A9N
I know that the ECM is bad. I ordered a used one on eBay (customer is poor) and it too is bad. I got a 3rd ECM from a salvage yard and it is bad as well. I'm convinced that there is a problem elsewhere on the car that is killing these computers, and from what ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1B7GG22NXY
We have this truck in here that had been run hot - the heads were warped - replaced heads with rebuilt heads. Now we have a knocking sound from the front of the motor. In trying to pinpoint it , it is the loudest at the front of the pass. cyl. head and sounds ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L abs module VIN: 1B7HC16X3Y
hey everyone, i have this dodge truck in here with an abs code 72. the code defintion is rom checksum. i did the test in mitchell, it sayes to clear the code. if the code comes back instantly, then replace the controller. the code did come back, so i verified ...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Turn Signals VIN: 2B3AD46R91
Hi everyone and thank you in advance for any help, We have an 2001 Dodge Intrepid which came in with no turn signals. When I would apply slight downward pressure on the Multifunction switch they would light in the dash for a second then go out and never flash....
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL2AN61
have a bad crankshaft sensor trying to remove will not move any tips to remove this would help
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L blower switch VIN: 1B3EL36X72
any one have this before and is it just switch replaced,or a ballid resitor ect.any help thanked ahead of time.
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C93
i need some help on this neon with a lean code. it intermittently has a slightly rough idle. fuel trims are maxed out at idle, but return to normal off idle. we smoked it and sprayed it with gumcutter and cannot find any vacuum leaks. we pinched numerous vacuu... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L Starting VIN: 1D4GP45R93
This caravan come to us by the tow truck ,wit no crank ,i found that there is no ground on pin 85 of the starter relay.HY put a jumper on it and now the van crank but will not starts.All the other electrical accessories seem to be working could not found why t...
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1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.3L Stall VIN: 2E3HD56T4T
good morning to you all . this vehicle comes to us for a water pump leak & stalling at stops . first we changed the water pump & flushed the cooling system, then preceded to investigate the stalling problem. we checked fuel pressure [53psi at idle],while chec...
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1990 Ford F800 429CID Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF82KXL
Truck came in popping really bad through the carb and it caused the air filter to catch on fire. I had the carb rebuilt by a professional and after cleaning up the mess on the engine I replaced the EGR and installed the rebuilt carb. The truck will idle good b...
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1995 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L Hormonic ballancer VIN: 1FTFE24Y7S
Have any of you run into ballancers that keep coming apart. Used engine in Feburary. No problems until air pump went bad in April. Installed reman air pump and belt. May 17th hormonic ballancer came apart first time. May 22nd van back in with ballancer coming ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
to all ford tech. can you please let me know where to look for this problems. thanks thoa Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FR254FK65
1 pump per year for last 4 years.the last two pump failures occured with pump speed relay by-passed so pump runs in constant high speed per tech line. will constant high speed operation cause 12 month pump life? what is the purpose of fords 2 speed fuel pump s...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 3FAKP1133X
Help me ford guys compression is good on all cylinders no start happened going 53mph 2562rpm ect 154
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F41
Greetings Ford Guru's. Hate to ask for help but I have an intermittent no-start, hot or cold on this 7.3L It started fine for us over a couple of days so customer opted for a new FORD cam sensor but left vehicle here for us to try out a few more times. This mo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor), P0603 (Internal module KAM error.)
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2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Vents VIN: 1FAFP47V21
We have an 01 Mustang that only blows out of the defrost mode. If I change the mode to floor, vent, or anything except off it blows out of defrost only. If I turn the selector knob to off it stops. I got under the dash and I located a lever that will change th...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L please read post VIN: 1FTNW21F92
thanks in advance. trans overhauled at another shop during test drive they pushed o/d cancel button and smoke came from column area vehicle lost all info in instrument cluster and no accelerator response and shift interlock wont let u out of park with vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0605 (internal control module rom error), P0122 (tp sensor a circuit low input), P0221 (throttle/ pedal position sensor/ switch b performance)
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2004 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L 2nd gear start VIN: 2FMZA52284
Tranmission was installed in Jan 07. Customer complained of engine miss and vehicle shaking, rebalanced torque convertor. Came in again and code P0340 & P1270 were stored, replaced camshaft position sensor cleared and drove. Then 2 weeks later replaced output ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6656X
first of all thanks for the help in advance. this vehicle will not start normally. there are no lights on the instrument panel with the key on (check engine,brake,warning indicators , odometer etc..) when i try to start the car it seems to want to start but do...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHCRD1863Y
I changed the timing belt on this 2.0L DOHC engine and now it has a misfire on cylinder 2. This should be a no brainer but everything I've checked is OK. I'm obviously missing something. I have double checked the cam timing and its right on the money. I made s... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2)
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Gauges Inop. VIN: JHMES16531
Hi guys -- Nothing in FIX files so here goes: Speedo cluster: Most of the time it works fine. Often, however, at key ON/Start, no one's home. No speedometer, odometer, temp or fuel. If gauges are working, they will not cut out cruising down the road, but if th...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18601
Hi guys, Fixes all talked about EGR, which is not the case here. For starters, I've never seen plugged EGR ports AND no associated MIL. Plus, this Odyssey runs great 98% of the time, then it'll briefly stumble, lose lots of power, MIL illuminates, and seven co...
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L shifts past 2nd gear VIN: KWHJG25F21
we replaced this trans with a salvage yard trans due to a no shift condition it would shift into 1 and second gear then no shift at 5500 rpm we replaced trans and now it will shift into the higher gears the trans is full of fluid and the new one will shift it ...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F03
Hello Guys I need some "Hyundai Help" This car came in with the "Check Engine" light on. Cannot seem to get communication from the ECM, TCM or SRS to my scanners (modis & Genisys). However I do get communication with the ABS module. It seems any of the modul...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L coolant loss VIN: JNKCA21D3T
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. This car was towed in for overheating. We found the system low on coolant. We filled it up and pressure checked it but cannot find any leaks at all. The radiator was replaced new last year and is holding good. This littl...
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L ps pump VIN: SAJHY1743M
This Jag came in with no fluid in power steering system. Cust. says put a pump on it. I did then found out that this was the 2nd one installed with same result no pressure. It has the level ride system that uses the same tank for fluid. We filled with the Jag ...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L starter VIN: SAJHD1049X
Hi gang i would appreciate any input on this jag. usually after it sits overnight or for any extended period of time the starter willnot engage or do anything when the key is turned to the crank position. i had it act upthi morning and i found that i have no p...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out VIN: SAJEA51D93
Need information on changing the fuel pump on a 2003 Jaguar X-type. We are Audi specialists, but trying to help my Father in law whose car is just East of Sacramento CA. He had the car diagnosed as needing a fuel pump, but the shop said they charge $1100.00 in...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N7Y
This jeep will die without any warning and will not restart right away. When it does not start, the guages do not operate completely. The fuel guage does not move, the volt guage moves to 9 volts only. If you cycle the switch and the volts go to 12 and the fue... Trouble codes: P0725 (engince speed sensor malf.)
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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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1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JMIBC1413W
hey mazda guys.i'm looking to check the ignition timing and i am supposed to ground the "tens" pin in the aldl.o.k...which one is it??? this car goes into erratic idle between 140-160 degrees coolant temp.and then straightens out.should i check the coolant pas...
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2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Electronic VIN: JM1BJ226X3
will blow 40f air out of ducts for 15-20 minutes, then a/c clutch will release, might be 10 - 15 minutes and clutch will activate and cool right back down, the a/c button lite will stay on, have replaced the evaparator temp sensor, seemed to work better but st...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBCA24D7K
This car came to us with a lack of power concern. We are not well versed in German cars so please help. The car is very hard starting cold and adding carb. spray doesn't help. Once it is started and you rev the engine, it is very lethargic. Most of the time it...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Head Gasket VIN: WDBGA51E2S
I am sorry to bother everybody with the simple questions, just not very familiar with mercedes. I have a 1995 S500 with the 5.0 that has a bad head gasket, It appears to be pretty simple only worry is the Huge timing chain. It calls for a camshaft lock pin in ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61JX2
This little MB has got us scratching our heads. All scan data is normal. fuel trims are good the car runs perfect. I never feel a misfire or hiccup untill the vehicle is driven at full throttle and reaches 4800rpm's then it cuts out cylender #4 injector and ru... Trouble codes: P0304
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L battery VIN: JA4LS21H72
i have a problem with this montero draining the battery over a period of twenty-four hours,checked charging system aswell as checked for electrical short,pulled all fuses and found no problems.has anyone seen this problem before,also had a rear end replaced,bu...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D81
Code p0171 lean, car runs great, had problem pulling codes and found fuse #12 blown (labeled :"Electronic parts") Replaced fuse and was able to pull code p0171. Question will this cause a code p0171? No good schematics on all data for this circuit. Fuse panel ... Trouble codes: P0171
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1986 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3CW69BOG
Sorry in advance for the long message, but this is not as long as I have been involved with it. As stated vehicle has been to 2 shops, at least! Great start! First shop diagnosed bad timing chain and replaced it. I have always seen the "B" engine bend valves, ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust), 42 (est or bypass error)
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K2S
Hi everyone. Looking for a little guidance on what seemed to be a cut and dry repair. Customer had problem with car dieing at stops but always restarting fine. Checked for codes got a p0101 mass air flow sensor fault. I did the All-Data test for mass air flow.... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow sensor)
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1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HX52K9X
customer states dies when coming to a stop, brought in first time about 3 weeks ago. There have been no codes and has never died on any of the techs or myself. customer brings vehical in about 3-4 times a week with this problem. when it dies it will start up q...
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1997 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Locks, Security System,Power Seats VIN: YS3OF78N3V
Vehicle arrived to us with no power seat operation in either seat, no door lock and no key fob operation. Also noted that security system is not flashing indicationg not active. Started checking fuses found lock module fuse blown and locks, key fob, and secur...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L stability control VIN: TRUWT28N61
Hey guys, sorry for the delayed close- unfortunately we were a victim of bad info on this one, discovered through iATN's input so many thanks to all who responded! The faulty sensor was indeed above the steering column, but all the sensor ID's, connectors and ...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L central locking VIN: WAULD64B13
Found that on Audi's there is a special adapter used to communicate with the diffetn can busses found on audi as to volkswagen. we overnighted the adapter and when used we were able to communicate with the central locking again.
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1987 Buick Regal GNX 3.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G4GJ1172H
hi folks sorry to be so long to close this post but the car i fixed,i was waiting for the parts from GM.chris from colorado hit the nail on the head it was the vacuum harness going to the waste gate was the problem.if you do not use the factory gm harness the ...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Accessories VIN: 3G5DB03E22
This one is put to bed! The rear hatch door lock caused this whole problem. I found out that the lock would malfunction repeatidly when actuated with the key fob and when the hatch was in the closed position. When I actuated the lock when the rear hatch dor wa...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Sounds retarded VIN: 2G1WL54T2L
The 2,4,6 bank of injectors was not working I found the fuse for that bank blown leading me to remove the upper intake. Rodents made their way into the wiring and chewed through some insulation. After repairing the wiring and replacing the fuse the car would n...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCC19W3SK
hello fellow tech's. This truck has pulled us through the ringer, we recieved 11 replies to this request and have tried everything that was mentioned in those requests. We even pulled the timing cover and checked the chain and gears which we 100% ok. we pulled... Trouble codes: P0341.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L fuel guage VIN: 1GNDT13W1X
thanks guys for the help! what i found was that the connector at the pump/ sender had a poor connection! i purchased the connector at the dealer and that took care of the problem! i spliced it in and re tested.all is well now! thanks again for the help!
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3C3EL45H7V
Removed new crank sensor and installed with factory part. I don't belive that the other sensor was pushed all the way in against the ring. Car runs great.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L no shift VIN: 3C8FY4BB31
Thanks for all the speedy information. We sold and installed the TCM. We had a glich in our Genesis scanner so we did not see we had the ability to set the pinion factor (tire size) and do a quick learn. Test drive revealed that was the problem.
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Z7X
It turned out to be the ecm, as we were scanning the ecm we would lose communication with the module, then it would come back. It acted like our dlc cable was bad. We changed the ecm and all is well for the time being. Thanks for all your help and we are at yo...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L abs VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
A fellow shop has a DRB III and reset the IPC learned features & that fixed it. Thanks to all.
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X21
Thanks again to everyone. I turned out to be a bad iac motor for the idle problem just as many suggested. As far as the p0171, I ended up changing the sensor. It was really black so it was probably bad from the previous conditions.
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1980 Ford VI 5.8L Stall, backfire VIN: OY89G61832
I would like to give thanks to those members who responded and offered their expertise. Fuel System: This is a 1980 2 barrel feedback carburetor with EEC-III system. Ford utilizes various sensors to regulate and maintain air/fuel ratio within or close to sto...
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1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L brake pedal VIN: 1FTJW3SF8T
Well this truck is fixed. Another tech was working on it, and I was trying to help. I don't have that much diesel experience, and thought nothing about the vacuum pump. We did disconnect it at first and the pedal was hard as a rock, but of course it wasn't gon...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L noise VIN: 3FAFP15P7W
I would like to start by thanking all for their replies. The fix for the vehicle was like so many suggested, the PCV hose. The place in the hose where it is molded to house the PCV Valve had become oil damaged over time. Evidently when driving the suction on t...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L seat belt pre tensioner VIN: 1FMZU72E82
In reading all the e-mails. thanks guy. We tested the complet harness for the safty restrain sysetm. in doing this test we found that that the (rcm) restraint control module has a internal short in it. after we installed that (rcm) the air bage light flashed. ...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UG2
the vehicle has been on the road now for serveral weeks with no problems. i ended up replacing the bank one sensor one oxygen sensor for the code. i scoped the old one and the new one and there was a fairly noticable difference. fuel trim numbers didn't get an... Trouble codes: P1131.
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V03
Hello, We finally came up with the problem, but havn't had time to repair it... Nobody came close to this one, but everyone had very insightfull responses. Every one came up with somthing great. The Cat on bank 2 Was clogged to the point that it was whistling.... Trouble codes: P1152 (Unknown Diagnostic Trouble Code), P0171 (Fuel Trim Too Lean Bank 1), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Misfire), P0175 (Fuel Trim too rich Bank 2).
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBNE31L26
i install new fuel pressure sensor , did no act up after install Trouble codes: P0191, P0148.
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1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L Flasher VIN: 1HGCD5691T
Several replies suggested a problem with the 4-way flasher switch but the overwhelming majority said we would find the problem in the turn signal switch. Apparently this year is well known for the contacts in the t/s switch to go bad. We have ordered the switc...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L traction control VIN: 1HGCN66583
Well this one is fixed. Thanks to Fred [...] Jr. for the procedure to short pins 4 and 9 of the dlc connector then follow the procedure for pressing tcs switch once within 2 seconds after the abs light goes off, then once within 2 seconds after the light comes ...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S 2.2L cel / emissions VIN: 4S2CK57D02
I decided to go after the fuel level sensor code first and the code P1627 A/D conversion code cleared when fuel level sensor code was repaired. Special thanks to Donald from Arizona I sure am glad I didnt go after the ecm code first Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel level sensor circuit high), P1627 (Powertrain controll module A/D conversion malfunction).
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1746S
Once again I find myself saying this APPEARS to be fixed. Michael from California was right about my having an intake leak. Number 3 injector O-ring was not sealing well so I replaced them all. However, after doing that I still had one upstream and one downstr... Trouble codes: P171, P0139 (Bank 1 Sensor 2 Slow Response).
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1993 Mazda MX-3 1.8L MIL Lamp on
appreciate all the replies to our problem, we covered all tech advise, but we are still battling the re occuring code 69. this one's got us stumped. even our local mazda guru is baffled. thanks so much for the replies. Trouble codes: 69 (cooling fan temp switch fault).
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF0VA49
The delay in posting a fix on this one was due to several factors. Research being one of them. Anyway, this car is fixed. I want to thank Jerry and Sam among others for their help. After checking for vacuum leaks (again) I replaced the new Bosh maf with anothe...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L esp bas light VIN: 4JGAB57E84
Thank you all for offering input on this ML. First I need to mention that recently I have had a number of these 03 ML's come in with Bas light on, and it was not the brake switch as we have seen most of the earlier models having a problem with. For 03 Mercedes...
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1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AJ46G3S
Hi Thank you for the replies. I had to put in a new distributor. The used one was the problem. The owner is an 18 yr. old kid with no money. Tried to do it cheap. Thnak you for the responses. Jim
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: JN1CA31A1Y
We first tried the different location for battery ground to engine and running separate grounds. We check the wiring harness at right strut tower. John and Mike both mentioned the fact that an OE starter is a must. We replace the NAPA lifetime reman with a Nis...
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1NDL01D21C
Customer has changed the dist and computer, I reset the antitheft still no spark, there is a crank signal, Im stuck.
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D01
It turns out that MAF Alpha is simply another term for Fuel Trim. Like many before me I found that the MAF was the culprit. Whats frustrating about that is that it passes all the tests. Its an expensive piece so I cleaned it rather than replaced it and the car...
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L rear differetial VIN: 1GHDT13S62
we replaced the transfer case fluid and almost imediately the symptoms disappeared,i'm not sure about the ticking yet since it comes and goes he will get back to about that,but so happy that we had solved that other issue either way i think we've gained a life...
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2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Alignment VIN: 1G3WS52H62
I am sorry I can't close this with a fix. The customer has yet to return the vehicle. I have installed a new alignment rack. I still think something is bent all though I do like the idea of possibly a bad castor swing. If it comes in again I will let you guys ...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L drive line VIN: 1G2FS21E2K
I want to thank you all for your suggestions. In the end it was tires even tho the others looked good adn when run on a spin balancer they checked out but it was the problem, i replaced the tires and all is fine
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G2JB12441
Thanks to all who replied. I still have not had the vehicle back here since the reflash, so I could not double check the Engine Mounts / EGR system & the T/B.
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2986Y
well thanks for the info guys you all are the best seems we replaced throttle body and did the reset and it did not work we removed the wiring from the dem and that did not work we thought...we restarted the veh around 10 times and whamo it worked. it works fi... Trouble codes: P1502 (throttle jacking unit spring test above limit).
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Clutch VIN: YS3DD75B2S
Thanks for all the replies. The job went great. I won't mind doing these in the future.
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBKP37W5H
thanks to all who replied, several times engine stalled when mass air flow disturbed must have been a coincidence. crank sensor fixed fault..
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28K7W
Thanks to all who responded. I have verified that the bank #1 camshaft (next to firewall) was off by 2 or 3 notches. I am calling this a fix even though the dealer has requested we deliver the car back to them so they can make the repair. Got diag time, it's g... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire).
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1999 Volvo S70 2.4L transmission arrow flashing VIN: YV1LS55AOX
thanks to all.. cleaning abs modual connections with wd fixed odometer and flashing trans arrow.
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