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2002 Alfa Romeo 147 2.0L limp in mode VIN: ZAR9370000
this car is imported in mexico and we don't know where is from (european, latin american or other country). even the manufaturer in mexico has gone and they give no support neither technical info. we trying to find some info in mitchell, alldata, autodata, etc...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Cylinder compression VIN: WAUBA24B9A
I am getting low compression on all of bank 2, cyl. 4,5,6 ranging from 105 psi to 115 psi. Bank 1 is reading 180psi across the board. Most sources are telling me that bad timing is to blame, which has been checked OK. I am also told that these head gaskets rar...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L lost ground circuit VIN: 1G4HP52L1S
i need a schematic on the ground circuit for the door locks, window motor and fuel pump. i am loosing ground on these circuits causing a no fuel pump operation. if you have a detailed oem schematic with location and circuit # comes together for a ground i woul...
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2007 Buick LaCrosse CXS 3.6L tpms sensor VIN: 1G2WC12V37
Hello, After replacment of a tire pressure sensor tpms ligth is on and vechile display dashes --- for the right front tire pressure. After disconnecting the battery and driving the car it now the light is out but the pressure reads 129 psi. does the new sensor...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Power Steering VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
Power steering is inop turning right only, left turns are fine. The problem went from intermittent to full time in a span of about two weeks. I unfortunately dont have a lot of access to testing equipment to check output pressures due to working on a militar...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L convertor VIN: 1G6KD54Y82
No codes, no pending codes. Chuggle on light load and sometime barely perceptible on deceleration. Has new torque convertor and solenoid as per Cadillac bulletin. Misfire graphic may show 2 to 4 misfires on an occurance. Problem occurs after driving about 10 m...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Door locks VIN: 1G6KD54Y44
This car has been checked over and over. We are friendly with a GM tech and he checked this with the Tech 2 scan tool and came up blank. I can tell you that the only thing that affects this car is that when you lock the car with the remote, there is a 3.3amp d...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP22P9P
I am replacing the distributor on this camaro because of a no-start condition. After following the factory manual procedure for replacement I discovered the rotor had melted and had spun approximately 45 degrees. Now I don't know EXACTLY where to index the new...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L ABS speed sensor VIN: 1GBEL19W3X
Hello. I got this Astro van in with abs light going on while driving and sometimes the abs would activate on stops. Checked it out and found a code for right front abs speed signal erratic. C0223. First I tried cleaning the sensor and the the mounting surface....
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W7Y
hello, i would likeany help on blazer, shows only misfire at #4.ltft on bank 2 only -15% bank 1 near 0. disconnecting small vacuum hose stops misfire count Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cyl. misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Security System VIN: 2G1FP22KX1
This camaro came in with a bad rap relay internal to the body control module. Replaced the body control module with new one from dealer. Went through the reprogram and relearn procedure specifed in AllData, everything work properly except the theft deterent sy...
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1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Oil leak VIN: 1B3ES47C1T
Hello fellow techs. I have a strange oil leak happening on this neon and really could use some help. Have tracked oil leak down to oil is leaking at a steady rate of 1 to 2 drips per 20 secs while running. Engine temp is not really a factor, leaks whenever. Oi...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44G6X
the vehicle would not go into close loop.the pcm pin cofiguration was differnt between a engine code g and r.i ran a o2 sensor return to the pcm and got vehicle to go into close loop.for the short to voltage and centering code.the lean code was also a egr that... Trouble codes: P0132, P0134, P0171
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L abs pump VIN: IB4HS28Z7Y
hello all and thanks in advanced i have this 2000 dodge durango that tha abs lite and brake lite came on without thinking i said to my self the rear speed sensor has gone up but BEFORE i replaced any parts i scanned the abs system an had a code 68 abs pump sta...
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2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L electrical system VIN: 4B3AG52H91
There is a 327 ma current draw on the battery. The draw is through the IOD 10 amp fuse. I have unplugged the radio, amplifier, trunk lamp, glove box lamp and the front ECU to no avail. The draw is still there. DealerConnect tells me it also feeds the BCM memor...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44321
This vehicle is making me crazy, all help is greatly appreciated. I don't usually work on these vehicles. First a "short" history... The van has no spark and will not trigger an noid light when cranking. The fuel pump runs for 2 seconds when the key is turned ... Trouble codes: P0118 (ECT Volts high), P0123 (TPS too high), P0509 (IAC Sense Circuit high), P1193 (Inlet Air Temp High), P1598 (A/C Pressure Volts Too High)
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1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Compressor VIN: 2FACD74F6M
This could also be listed under Electrical. Car came in with complaint of no a/c. Blower inop. I did a quick fuse check and found fuse #5 blown. Not knowing what it powered I borrowed another and it blew immediately. EASY! Huh uh... This apparently cleared out...
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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDLF47GTM
this truck ran ok to the job that morning and started and ran twice for short runs the would not start cranks ok sounds like good compression
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP52U65
I have been working on this 1995 ford Taurus for the past couple weeks. It orginally came in for head gaskets and a new radiator. It came back in a couple days with a "running bad" complaint. So i gave it a tune up checked the timing and sent it on its way aga...
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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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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHE24H5T
The EGR Valve is never turned on by the PCM. There is good Vacuum to the EGR Solenoid. There is System Voltage on the B+ side of the EGR Soleniod but the PCM never Grounds the Brown/Pink wire at the EGR Soleniod. I can back probe the Brown with Pink wire at th... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insuffiecent Egr Operation)
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDX18W5V
Driving me crazy miss on #3 cylinder cann't get it to change to any other nor make it go away. Plugs were very bad intially thought would solve problem but still present. suspecting problem with one of the drivers in ecm but I do not see it on the scope.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L bad readings VIN: F6XEE47022
blows cold at first at idle ,then starts to warm up.low side reading is to high 48-50 high side good 200-225,going down the road it blows 48-55,after sitting 70 at idle.one thing i noticed at an idle i turn the fan down to low my readings on the low side drop ...
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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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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP53U82
we did transmission flush for preventative maintainance and accidently left clamp off cooler line customer was driving and line blew off and quit moving we added 6qts trans fluid test drove and all seemed fine the next day customer called and said vehicle was ...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L front cooling VIN: 1FTSE34F93
This van is killing us, any help would be greatly appreciated. The customer complaint is that the air coming out of the front vents is not very cold. We verified this after testing we found no temp change at the orifice tube. we changed the tube re-charged the...
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1996 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: 1GTHK39F4T
please help I have a diesel problem if there is any 6.5 guys out there this truck keeps setting p0236 only when pulling a trailer and of course looses power I can not duplicate this problem I have replaced the map(boost)sensor and checked vacuum to waste gate ... Trouble codes: P0236
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1997 GMC Safari 4.3L rear hatch VIN: 1GDDM19W9V
the rear hatch does not open at all. botton dont work either does the key, i tryed to jump the release motor in the back and it acts like there is a short unplug the motor and it works fine with jumper wires any one run intop this or has a digram that they can...
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1993 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L mpi fuse VIN: KM4JF21M7P
blows 20amp mpi fuse always except when ecu is unpluged
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Temp Control VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
Hello everyone...I have a problem with this Infinity that I can't duplicate at the shop...Customer came in last summer with AC not blowing cold...We found the AC Compressor to be the culprit and replace it and the Dryer...AC is now cold...she had another probl...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ67S0W
Vehicle towed in no start .no spark no injector pulse .no service engine soon lite in dash ,no comunication with scanner .have checked all power and ground supplies to powertrain control module ..all okay it has no 5 volt outputs to sensors .(sounds like pcm )...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FY19S6X
this jeep cuts out,loses power,and sounds like lean back fire after about a quarter mile of driving and last for about another half miles. it will only do it cold.when it warms up enough it is like a switch gets flipped and power comes back.i have used a diffe...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GW48S92
This Jeep came in for a simple A/C not cooling we found the receiver drier high side valve leaking - replaced hose assy. and charged system. It worked great for two weeks and today is back. We checked pressures and found that the low side is in a vac state whe...
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
.To all valued techs this car came in for catt efficiency po420 bank 1 checked basics because before we address cats we found LT 1 & LT 2 POS 38% ST bothe at around 7 % obvous lean condition this is at idle comes down just a little at cruise .did complete smok... Trouble codes: P0420 (catt efficiency b1)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 33E2TA2886
Has Any One Worked With This Type Of Code BeFor I Am New At Euro Stuff Where Would I start Don't Mean To sound stupied But This Is New To Me. Trouble codes: P, 1341 (CamShaft Control Logic Chain)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF55WEV
Remote control locking system is old model (regular metal key on transmitter) Engine starts but will not run. Red and green alarm lamps on rear view mirror will flash alternately after turning ignition switch to start position. Locking and unlocking are worki...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN69L04
Hi guys! I am writting to ask your help on the following matter: I received a 2004 Crossfire whoose owner states that the check engine light is sometimes on and sometimes off; I know I am posting this as if this car was a SLK, but I am possitive I will receive...
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1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZ26H2M
help nissan guys. this one came in with a customer complaint of intermittent stalling when warm, car would always restart. code 11 crank angle sensor was in ecm memory. at some point, car died and wouild not restart. my guys ordered and installed a crank angle... Trouble codes: 11 (crank angle sensor)
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1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1G2NE54D0N
Vehicle arrived at shop, with misfire problem. Have since found out that the customer installed used engine.Upon checking the complaint,We found an electrical spark happening from the crank pulley to the front cover, coinciding with engine miss fire. WE found ...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L pass key VIN: 1G2W512MOR
is there an easier way to bypass this system other than putting in the proper resistors? All we want to do is use this vehicle for circle track racing. thanks for all your help.
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1986 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WP0JB0932G
This car came in with a no start. AAA jump started the car but it would not start. (had spark BUT no fuel)I have poor wiring schematics but I was able to Jump fuel pump relay and it ran. Also found that if the ground wire coming off the air flow sensor chargin...
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1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L ABS module VIN: YS3AL35T2P
Hello: This excellent Saab is in for routine maintenance and I cannot get the ABS unit to cough up codes. The help line told me what my mitchell told me, the ABS module was on the left fender..not. I found it under the rear seat along with the two wire check ...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L oil system VIN: 4S3BG6856T
ok suby gurus, see if you have any ideas on this one. we work on a lot of subys, and this one has us and the local engine rebuilder stumped. cust brought car in about 2 1/2 years ago, had overheated it prett badly, we sent the entire car to local rebuilder, ha...
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1993 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3AC11R5P
we need some help with this vehicle. it refuses to pass emissions inspection no matter what we do. the engine runs great and doesn't have any other problems except the high emissions mentioned above. what am i missing? the standard for hc on this vehicle is 15...
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1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRB21H1R
Have this 94 Jetta towed into the shop the other day, customer was driving it and the car simply died on him, could not get the car restarted. Found fuel pump was not kicking on found that computer was not grounding out the fuel pump relay. We jumped the relay...
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1SZ58D91
greetings to all,this here volvo came to me from another shop.it came in because of a no start tests showed that t belt jumped there for bending the valvas.we had the head completely rebuilt,my question to you techs is can i put the timing belt on just by goin...
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBAHC22030
This vehicle is still not fixed. I have had limited time to work on it with other priorities. Have checked all possibilities suggested through replies. Did find coolant contamination in wiring plug under inlet manifold as suggested in one reply. Recified this ...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire VIN: WBADM6341Y
Sorry for the closing delay - but there is nothing worse than getting caught up in a dipute between a used car buyer and dealer. As many of you suggested it was a mechanical problem with the hyd. lifters. After sitting overnight several of the lifters leaked d... Trouble codes: 125 (Unknown), 239 (P0302 miss 2 cyl), 241 (P0304 miss 4 cyl).
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1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNCT1820K
This vehicle is not fixed yet. The starter took out the flywheel so I have to replace them both before I can continue with the original no start/stall problem. When I get a chance to work on the vehicle again I will post more. Thank you guys for your help, sug... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP Sensor High), 34 (Map Sensor Low).
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1990 Chevrolet Blazer Scottsdale 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEV18K71
Thanks for all the help. Replaced carter fuel pump with a delco pump and now runs great.
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGC34R7V
THIS TRUCK IS FIXED.THE EXHAUST VALVE ON #6 WAS BROKEN.AFTER READING RESPONSES TO MY HELP REQUEST,I REMOVED THE RIGHT VALVE COVER(BECAUSE IT WAS EASIER THAN THE LEFT),REMOVED THE ROCKER ARMS AND TAPPED ALL SPRINGS WITH A HAMMER.ONLY ONE SOUNDED DIFFERENT.INSPE...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L PS Pump, box VIN: 1GNFK16R1V
Here's the scoop. The dealer instructed me to eliminate the EVO and sold me the $160 bypass pipe. Hooking up the correct pump for 1997 will not turn this into a non-EVO system. After the 3rd PS pump I decided to order a CQ reman for 1996 model year, it work...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina LTZ 3.8L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, Low Power VIN: 2G1WN52K1X
Thanks to all who replied, I finally found the problem with this one. After exhaustive testing of fuel supply system (pressure, volume, pump amperage waveform), and testing MAF and exhaust system backpressure, I came back to the scan data readings that showed ...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R9X
Thanks for all the good advice. I knew that I had an injector problem, so I addressed that first. Thanks for the info about the updated injector assy. I replaced the assy. When I pulled the upper intake off I noticed that there was raw fuel at #8 and the regul... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl misfire).
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3G1JH12T42
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP. WE REPLACED THE AFTERMARKET CRANK SENSOR WITH A GM UNIT. WE BELIEVE THAT THIS FIXED OUR PROBLEM. AFTER THE CUSTOMER HAD DRIVEN THE VEHICLE FOR A WEEK, HE INFORMED US THAT THE PROBLEM IS CURED. Trouble codes: P0336.
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2002 Chrysler Sebring GTC 2.7L bcm VIN: 1C3EL75R12
Customer requested used bcm. After 3 wrong bcms and one right non shipped bcm. I but it back together to do further testing. Customer called and asked if They could drive it while I found a bem. Called tonight to tell them it was back together and they are com...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2C8GF68454
I have suggestions from the transfer unit making noise to bulletin for the lower control arms and shims for the axle , but can not visually see any problems with the control arms, I strongly feels it's a suspension problem, probably in the lower control arms, ...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3B7HF16Z9R
tom was rite on target it was an o2 problem . i replaced front 02 because i saw very slow movement and when 02 was reading rich i smelled tail pipe and it wasnt rich smelling THANKS EVERYONE very much
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L oil pressure VIN: 2B3HD46R9W
thanks again for the spot on help. sorry to waste some of your time because we missed the tsb in our alldata. the kit from the dealer vents the terminal on the opsu harness and stops pressure from pushing in on the sensor. installed it and now the light stays ...
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1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L Rad Fans VIN: 1B3ES42YXW
Thanks too all that helped.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7KF23631
Well this truck is fixed, we read each and every post and decided to go with the injection pump because of the P0216 code, replaced the pump and cleared code, all is well with the truck and the customer is happy, well almost except for the bill. Thanks to all ... Trouble codes: P0216 (injector pump timing failure).
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP25R72
This "Bboooo-" noise is suspected coming from the transmission. However, can not comfirm that 100% clearly so far. When I followed up the customer, he commented that the noise was decreasing after adding the transmission additives. I guess the best way is repl...
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP11331
Thanks to everyone for their input,especially to Mike from Alabama for the info on moving athe cam back and forth toclear the oil from the advance unit. Finally found the cause after exhausting all other possible causes. The reluctaor wheel on the end of the e... Trouble codes: 340 (cam position sensor circuit malfunctionvak).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L oil dip stick tube VIN: 1FTNF21L44
Thanks for taking time to help with this problem. What a great bunch of guys. I tried feeling through the drain hole with a wire and magnet, but never could hear or feel the piece. I turned the engine over with the damper bolt and it turned over as easy as it ...
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L hi beam headlight VIN: 1GKDT13WX1
The fix is done. I checked for any wiring chafing or taping where it could of been repaired. Found none. Alldata wire schematic shows right hi beam powered threw the headlamp relay (that circut works ok)and the left hi-beam powered from the DRL Relay. So I sta...
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2002 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1G3NSJW929
Thank for helping tips from many of our fellows ,many said vacuum leaks , injectors...and engine ...valves .. suggest leak down test on the engine we did that already and the result are good , mean no leaking both gauges show equal reading , we replace the in... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire).
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Starting VIN: 1HGCA5644J
i did check the ignition switch with the jumping wires it did start and most likly the problem was the ign-switch i did replace one but still the same.i did disarm the alarm system that took care of the problem.
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W6Y
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP SENT BACK TO DEALER. Trouble codes: P1120 (map sensor code).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L gov. or speed sensors VIN: 1J2C254TX3
thanks to all for the exellent info all good. my wife told me that the battery cables had poor conections, intermitting no crank possible contributing to trans faults looks like shes right again cleaned terminals and lengthy road trips with many deceloration d...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L compressor VIN: 1J4GL58K42
Three of the six replys from Robert of Indiana,David of Florida,Jay of Kansas were wright on the money. How would you check for a road test failure that fixes itself by the time you get the tools out. I checked the arcives and found nothing on this and thats w...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L ASR light's on VIN: WDBGA32E3N
Unfornately , i,ve to close this help request due to the time. We received 3 replies & can't find the problem.It look like either the E-gas module or the sensor at gas pedal.If we fix the problem i'll repost to let you guy know. Thanks alot for the replies & y...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Leak VIN: WDBFA67E45
Thank you everyone who replied to this message. The problem was coming from the fuel filter hose clamps. We found there to be a water mark around the fuel filter cover. Removed the cover and by wiggling the hoses were able to get them to leak. With the mileage...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz vito 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: VSA6380942
Thanks to all who helped, unfortunately the owner has declined to remove the cylinder head and has taken the vehicle back to the dealer who supposedly replaced the glow plugs 12 months ago. Trouble codes: 1481 (glow plug failure glow plug 1 failure), 1482 (glow plug stage current error).
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L air bag
The clock spring repaired the problem, I was skeptic due to the resistance, one was measure at 2ohm, the other at 3ohm for the clock spring, but that was enough, I have talk to several people who have expereience changing out the clock spring at the dealer...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L 20amp fuse VIN: JA3BM54JXP
Well I know it has taken me a while to reply back.Sorry, We put this car on the back burner,now since we are slow,we pulled this car back in after going over this car again we found the red wire running to the engine control relay to be shorted.Replaced the re...
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1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L 1st gear VIN: 4A3CF44E7P
Thanks for the help guys Pete hit the nail on the head pulled trans back out nad the sprag was the problem. wasn`t holding everything else looked good installed new sprag and car was fixed Thanks again...
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1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L srs VIN: 1N4AB41D3V
Customer has not returned, but here is the procedure to obtain codes. Close all doors, open driver's door, turn key on, cycle door jamb switch 5 times within 5 seconds, SRS light will blink out codes. Good to know. Thanks to all that took time to reply. Randy
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K2S
Well thanks to everyone who responded. I ended up putting on an OE sensor and the problem still remained. I went through the tests again and still came up with a bad sensor. Then I noticed that sometimes I had sensor readings on the scanner and sometimes I did... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow sensor).
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1991 Other European turbo R .0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SCBZPO3A6M
This one's fixed, thanks to the 10 replies recieved within 2 days of posting. Phillip from California was right on the money. Removed all fuses and left it overnight, put all fuses back in the morning and all is well. Bentley starts fine and idles sweet WOW ab...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2WP12K5Y
as we had come up with it had the feel of a crank sensor and with the very helpful replies we got back from my fellow IATN members we installed a new crank sensor and we have not got a call from the customer so we will say its a-ok --thanks for the help --joe ...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6851W
I tried everything that was suggested including a new coil which seemed to fix it but customer was back the next week with the same codes. I sent the car to the dealer and have not heard what they found. Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0302 (misfire cyl 2), P0303 (misfire cyl 3), P0304 (misfire cyl 4).
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1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JY5RN75T9G
well guys, im gonna callthis fixed allthough im not real proud of it.most of you suggested that some egr passages were plugged,causing the remaining (open)cylinders to recieve too much egr flow.i agreed and pulled uper plenum only to find it wide open,i mean n...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L electric VIN: JT3HP10V4W
i just reset the check engine light and drove.
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1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L evaporator VIN: 4T1BF18B1W
thanks to all that replied!!i hate going into a problem after someone else has already been there!advised customer to take vehicle back to dealership since all parts that we installed came from there.expansion valve, a/c amplifier, a/c evaporator temp sensor w...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 3VWXB81H0V
Thanks to all who responded! The consensus was to check the fan switch for low speed operation. The funny thing was we had low speed but not high speed. A couple said to check the restrictors in the return and upper hoses. These both checked out okay. We repla...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V12
thanks for the help the fix was a mass air flow sensor and found the cat to be completely melted down so every time air pump came on it would force morme air into system and cause vehicle to run rough. Trouble codes: P1582, P0341, P0103, P0420, P0303, P0116.
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