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1992 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L No Start VIN: ZAREA43L7N
Greetings, We have this Alfa 164l here with good injector pulse,no spark.First I inspected the ignition components,found the rotor burndt black,coil tower inside dist. cap burnt and green mold every where else inside cap,waited a week to get cap/rotor installe...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAUGB28D1X
We have this Audi here with the normal oil light complaint. Immediately we checked for oil sludge because we see ALOT of these sludged up with the oil pump and pickup tube clogged. We found some sludge not that bad, so we replaced the oil pump and pick-up. Tes...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L release bearing VIN: WBABN53421
Good evening BMW techs.i have this 330 ci that came in with what we all thought was a release bearing noise.At idle I hear a slight chatter,press slightly on the clutch pedal and the noise gets much worse,keep pressing to about halfway and the chatter almost b...
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1993 Buick Century Special 3.3L MIL Lamp on, Quad driver circuits VIN: 1G4AG55N0P
Car came in , complaint was check engine light comes on at times. Checked for codes : history code 26 quad driver circuit failure problem. Road tested & check engine light always comes on at about 35 MPH and stays on even up to freeway speeds 75 MPH. light w... Trouble codes: 26 (quad driver circuit problem)
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L RF Door window VIN: 2G4WB52K5W
Hello we have a problem child! dont we all!! on this car the driver window quits working after a month of working. Everytime we put a new one in it, it lasts 4 a month each time. We have put three window motor assy. in it we have checked the driver door wiring...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L abs module VIN: 2G4WF5211X
Very good customers, very clean car. ses light and abs and trac lights come on and flicker off, No codes at first but then it finally stayed on long enough to give me p1608 and c1298 both communication codes and very simple 3 step process to condemn the ebcm, ...
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L dome lites VIN: 1GT1HFGSKO
fuses good,trying to by pass bcm to confirm but still cant get lites to come on with power probe.and also door and trunk ajar lites are on and shift performance lites are on in ip.
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Guages VIN: 1G6KY5498W
Vehicle came in customer stated the guages all went dead, speedo registers 90 mph. Has a multitude of codes. P1652,P0300,P0404, P1189, P1520, P1599, P1611, P1612, P1613 & P1614. ABS Codes C1252, C1253, U1255. The car acts like is loosing power or ground someho...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Stall VIN: 166KD54Y5X
This car stalls that is intermittant. Have checked fuel pressure and grounds. Have replaced both crank sensors and iac and have cleaned throttle body. Checked for bad connections. Snap shot on tech II shows nothing. Fuel pump was replaced about 6 months ago. D... Trouble codes: 1599
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK14K7N
truck came in as a no start. previous guy put a pump etc. the truck starts runs for 5 secs, dies. new dist installed, injectors etc. tps, coolant temp sensor etc. the odd thing is that by luck i noticed that when it dies or wont start at all, i have 0 volts ac...
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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L overdrive code 68 VIN: 1GCGK24F9N
Owner brought in truck and wanted new trans because it was acting "strange" and the oil was burnt and stinky. We put in reman trans and then, a few weeks later, he brought it back saying it was doing the same thing as the old one. After it has got up to operat...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L crankshaft endplay VIN: 1GCDC14Z9R
This is my first post and thanks for any replies. We have a crankshaft endplay problem. We installed a crank kit in the vehicle 4102 miles ago. Some history- we R@r and rebuilt transmission at 280,870 miles- no problem until 322846 miles at which time the truc...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19S8T
hi guys, have this chevy truck with a head scratching code PO406. EGR sensor circuit high. this uses a map sensor to watch vacuum to egr. 7" at idle 20" driving with little throttle, when turbo builds boost egr vacuum drops to 0" is this right? on scaner desir... Trouble codes: P0406
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L brakes & steering VIN: 1GKDM19W7V
While driving this van, the steering has no power assist when idling, like the pump isn't there. Bump up off of idle and the power assist is there. After driving a few minutes, the brakes lock down, worse when going into a turn. There's been 2 power steering p...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L trans and no scan serial data VIN: 1GNEC13R8V
I inpected TC and no obvious signs of any heat discoloration or other, flex plate is intact and bolts are tight. Fluid is good and dipstick is right on. No DLC scan communication. performed step by step and replaced VCM, with NAPA reman. - flashed by NAPA. S...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L pedal VIN: 1G1JC5243W
customer complaint is a hard pedal. test drove verified.there is 15 inchs of vaccum at power booster. power booster will maintain vaccum.scanned abs no current codes no histort codes.have done automated abs test with otc genesys pass.removed abs fuses and rela...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16R1W
Thank you all in advance for your help! Suburban is here with a very random miss at around 40MPH and again around 62MPH. Missfire counters random cylinders but do not go over 2 counts. No counts in missfire history. No DTC's set. Fuel pressure at 58 psi and ho...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK29J0X
came in for engine miss at idle warm or cold. monitor misfire data-cylinders 1 & 8 continual misfire at idle. gradually/intermittently cyls 2, 4, & 7 will begin to misfire after idles for 3 or more minutes. miss clears above 1200 rpm. no codes stored. cleane...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Level select VIN: 1GCCT19W5Y
Customer came in about a week ago complaining of noise under dash, heard hissing found the mode selector switch leaking so replaced unit took care of problem. Car came back this week customer says doing same thing but it wasn't just blower would not change pos...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T7Y
Vehical was here two weeks ago for diag of MIL. At that time only DTC p0300b ws present. Bank one was adding fuel and bank 2 was subtracting fuel. Y pipe and o2 sensors were coated with mud and stuff. Repair trac info and fix database show pattern converter fa... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300, P0463
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16T91
this suburban has a rough idle with the a/c on. the plugs, wires have been changed. the fuel inj cleaning has been done. the throtle body has been removed and cleaned. the egr valve has been checked. we have used a smoke machine for the intake. this problen on...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Ring Gear VIN: 3GNEK13593
This Guy goes off road and uses it for work I put the last set of gears in it I set pinion depth and back lash and the ware pattern is still good but this time it shred 8 out of 10 bolts from the ring gear. The last 2 times it shred teeth off the ring gear. I ...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC13T33
runnig at road speed lost power towed to shop no power poor idle Trouble codes: P0300
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1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3XV66L7N
I've had it with this POS! Spent last week geting it to run down the road. PCM seemed to fix that proublem. Tried used PCM first that left me with no power windows or climate control. New PCM and Ign switch and vehicle had all power options and would run. Now ...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45H1V
Hey guys, I really need help with this as it is a car I purchased for my son to learn how to drive and get his license with. I bought it not running with new heads and water pump installed. This car has no spark and will not start. The ASD relay will power up ...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46J64
this question is for california techs. (so i've been told). this is a california car. the first time the car was brought in was for a dead battery. we found the secondary electric air injection pump staying on at all times. we found the relay was stuck. thare ... Trouble codes: P0491 (inssuficiant secondary air injection flow)
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1B4GP44R2V
Van Came in with brakes metal to metal on both front wheels. I figured normal brake job, calipers,rotors, and pad. Well after repair I test drove and all seemed well. The next day Van comes back, the brakes are really hot and smell bad. I jacked it up and crac...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L no a/c clutch VIN: 1B4GT54L7W
check for pressure on a/c standing at 120psi. check scantool has no a/c request, jumpered relay found it faulty, changed with horn relay and can jump relay with test light and a/c kicks in and cooling fine with low side staying at 40psi while running. still th...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Restraint System VIN: 2B8GP74L72
Hello members,i have a code MODULE NOT CONFIGURED FOR SAB that comes back after 15 seconds or so along with the SES light flashing 10 times. This van came in with Drivers Squib # ! and # 2 open and this code for the module not being configured for SAB,(I know ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18N32
hy guy hope u can help customer drop his vichle complain of misfire. we hook the scanner to it got codes for evap and primary circuit on cylinder no. 1 the first thing i did was to check for battery power on the green/orange wire of the coil we have 12 volts t... Trouble codes: P0351 (igntion coil no.1 primary circuit)
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L day time running lights VIN: 1B3ES46C83
thanks in advance this vehicle has no daytime running lights & is required for a safety .we changed the instrument cluster [ used ], still inop .any help would be appreciated .
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD64253
OK Dodge people I'm lost Had this Sprinter towed in on a cranks no start. Checked the fuel filter and it's bone dry Pulled codes and we have a P1187 which according to Mitchell can be alot of things I have no experience with this engine other than service and ... Trouble codes: 1187 (fuel system pressure to low)
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drive line VIN: 1FMDU34E1V
this ford will drive fine until warm. after hot the drive line will bind on accel approx 40-50 mph only on incline. i have replaced the drive chain, clutch pack, shift cam, range hub, sun gear ford fluid. checked for codes all ok. in 4wd the noise is still the...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU24E0W
Hoping someone has seen this before. I have a 1998 Explorer that has an intermittent no start condition due to the anti-theft system activating. This only occurs if the vehicle is parked in the sun on a warm, sunny day. Customer parks in a garage at home and i... Trouble codes: P1260 (theft system enabled), B1602 (PATS received invalid FMT/Key cd)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
Steering wheel shakes violently side to side while applying the brakes at 55 mph. There is no brake pedal pulsation at all. Has anyone encountered this problem? Tires and brake pads are good. Thanks!
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2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L supercharger VIN: 2FTZF0730Y
Hi Everyone, Customer complains of oil leaking at air intake hose and we verified same. The dealer told him its okay and I almost have to agree but I thought I'd put it out there to be more assured. I found codes po171 (system too lean bank one) and po174 (s...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34FDY
HELLO ALL YOU POWER STROKE TECHS. I HAVE THIS AMBULANCE THAT HAS A DRIVEABILITY ISSUE THAT OCCURS INTERMITTANTLY. NOW MOSTLY EVERY DAY. THERE ARE NO CODES IN MEMORY AND NOTHING TO TELL YOU WHEN I DO KOEO OR KOER TESTS. I'M NOT A EXPERT ON DIESELS BUT I KNOW TH...
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L lights VIN: 1FAFP66L9Y
Customer brought car in with noisy alternator. We replaced the Alternator with a new one. The old alternator had a bad bearing but was working fine. Customer returned complaining of headlights pulsing. We found the battery cables corroded and insulation missin...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMYU60E01
well here we go again with another ford transmission problem.when the truck came in the trans. would slip real bad when shifting from second to third gear and the od light would start flashing with a code po733 stored. i found the tsb in alldata about replacin...
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1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GTHC33F0T
had this vehicle driven into shop with the problem vehicle starts fine cold but after the truck is driven up to operating temp. and is shut off it will not restart until it cools back down this truck from what the customers have told me is just a lemon. Trouble codes: 236 (Boost Sensor 1 Out of Range)
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1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L tcm VIN: 1HGCB7647N
This car came in with trans not shifting checked tcm found out tcm is burnt so i ordered reman tcm,first checked all trans soloniod all 4 of them at 16 ohm as mitchell od said checked shift lock wiring and component checked ok so i put the new on in and went f...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L cv shaft VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
which way should i go, replacing cv shafts with or without inboard housing. my alldata doent show the removal of the shaft assembly very well. whats required to remove the inboard housing (complete shaft)does it just pop out like most or is this different. als...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Head bolts VIN: 4S6CM58W7W
I am looking for the correct torque for the head bolts. MOD says 47ft lbs for final torque, we called 3 Honda dealers 2 say 18ft lbs 90 degrees 3 times the other one agreed with MOD. We are using new head bolts. Upon removal 2 head bolts broke and the remainin...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L all key off functions VIN: 2HGEJ8542X
Customer sez radio failed slowly
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD1866X
we have this honda crv that when it warms up the compressor clutch will rapitly kit in and out for a very short period 10=30 seconds this only happens at idle, we have bypassed the themo protection switch on the compressor, and the low preassure switch and nie...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5664Y
Cust came in last week with MIL on, P0133, O2 slow response. I looked at a wiring diagram, spliced the new 'universal' sensor in, road tested and cleared the code. I was pretty careful about the wiring and used the sensors instructions along with an engine wir... Trouble codes: P1399 (unknown), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0300-), P0300
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L radio VIN: KSYEW77327
hey guys got this car and the cd player dont work but the radio works it shows peu on the stereo what does this mean anyone ever come accross this problem let me know thank you.
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2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L Jumps out of 2d gear VIN: 1HGEM211X5
This low-mileage Civic 5-speed pops out of 2d gear on decel or after a downshift. Gearbox oil was perfectly clean when drained and examined - no debris at all, so mainshaft bearings are probably OK. The car is used for a long daily commute, highways all the wa...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25SXY
Vehicle came in with a slapping noise and would stall after warming up. Found balance belt to be broken and cams out of time. Replaced balance and timing belt. Checked compression in cylinders and they are good. Now vehicle does not start at all. I have inject...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Electronic VIN: KM8SB82B31
hello, hyundai techs & fellow member: i have a 2001 hyundai Santa fe with a 2.4l/2wd. charge a/c to spec. no a/c clutch engagement. checked wire at compressor no power (b+). don't have a good wiring diagram,very vague. very appreciative if someone give me som...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L coolant loss VIN: 4S2CK58W6X
uses 4 to 6 oz. coolant per day, (100 miles), no stains or leaks noted.
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2000 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L noise VIN: JACDJ58V8T
hi all. this 3.2 has a loud tappet noise from the lifters--worse when cold. I pulled the drivers side valve cover and i am expecting to replace lifters. before i do--am i missing something--low oil pressure?? I am sure some of you Isuzu techs have already been...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L belt noise VIN: 4S2CK57W11
I never noticed any noise before replacing a timing belt, but I wasn't looking hard either. Customer never noticed it and he isn't known for lying. Customer wanted tune up. I upsold a timing belt due to miles. All went together without a problem. The accessory...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SAJFAO1C5Y
When you start car it starts and runs fine if you dont disenguage traction control you can drive approx 1/4 mile car will stall and not start at all until you remove key from ignition wait aprox 1 minute restart vehicle and disenguage traction control it will ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S9Y
hope someone has seen this before jeep came in running badly had screwy compression on a couple of cylinders. i removed head and found 3 burnt valves and 2 sloppy guides. i decided to ck cam and lifters as well since i was this deep. sure enough cylinder numbe... Trouble codes: P0352
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Blower/window VIN: SALJY1243V
Hi , rover came with 2 electrical problems back windows not working.Checked for power & ground (Back of switches the 2 center wires toggle voltage) front windows have both, back ground only ( applied Power with Power probe it work fine) Checked lock-out switch...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L ignition,fuel VIN: SALPV1444X
hello tech,s i have 1999 range rover 4.6 no spark,nofuel installed crank sensor still no start. codes permanentvoltage supply fault,antitheft alarm serial link fault,immobilizer incorretcode.help please.
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L Brake Miles reset VIN: JTHBN30F51
How do I reset the miles on the information center for brake pad remaining.
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L electric windows VIN: 1070441202
Hi Techs, thanks in advance for any info and help. Looking for the electric window wireing diagrams. Anyone out ther that can help? our e-mail is [...]. thanks again chuck giordano-tech @ jim's
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L windows and power seats VIN: WDBJF83G7Y
Windows not working along with seats inop. We have disconnected all window motors and still get low CAN fault I have seen where the right rear window motors seems to be common but would like to see this low CAN come back we have temporarily installed right rea...
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L seats VIN: WBAHD6315M
Thanks to everybody, you all pointed me in the right direction (well, maybe not the 'buy new seats' guy...) Turns out there is a service bulletin which says almost the same thing about the cable housing, it gets stretched, or was made too short. Thanks to all.
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L Surge VIN: WBACB4314N
Thanks for all the help, it seems like there is an internal trans problem and the owner is not ready to pay for a full rebuild due to the high miles.
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L air bag VIN: WBAAV53451
GOT THIS ONE. CURT FROM MICHIGAN WAS CLOSEST TO THE PROBLEM. THERE WAS A RISISTANCE PROBLEM WITH THE CLOCK SPRING. IF YOU TURNED THE WHEEL JUST RIGHT , THE RESISTANCE JUMPED UP AND THE LIGHT WOULD COME ON. REPLACED THE CLOCK SPRING, ( ABOUT $90 DEALER ITEM ) A...
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1989 Buick Riviera T-Type 3.8L brakes VIN: IG4EZ11C8K
This vehicle is most likely fixed. I say this because the original problem was intermittent. Several suggestions addressed mechanical issues, not involving the ABS unit. Nobody seems to have experienced this lockup issue. We rechecked all these mechanical iss...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16K9P
Thank all of the persons that replied information. It was appretiated and helpfull.the finall repairs was grounds and distibutor and replaced ecm. The ecm seemed to allow idle air controll to function better. Thanks to all of you. Marvin Trouble codes: 43 (ESC failure).
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L blleding system VIN: 1G1NE52M0W
after several hours and different bleeding procedures, bleeding from abs module one pump at a time seemed to do the trick. it has been a couple weeks and no come back from the car. i thought i closed this request. i apologize to anyone that was hoping for an a...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, backfires VIN: 2GCEK19V7X
thank all of you guys for your help the person that suggested the integrity test of the 02s was a great test result, however the customer decided with everything els the truck needed & the high milage that he dcided to trade the truck in for a new one& cut his... Trouble codes: P0137, P0157.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1GNDT13SX3
Well we worked on this one for a while longer but could not figure it out. The owner wanted to take to a chev dealer to see if they could fix it they said they unhooked the exhaust and it ran perfect(we did that with no change) it only took them about an hour...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L excessive ex. smoke VIN: 1GCHK29194
After checking the turbo and the engine oil for fuel dilution which were OK, we sent the vehicle to a GM dealer. They replaced the injectors, and did do a warranty policy adjustment. This did solve the problem. Thanks for your help and advise.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L rear hvac VIN: 1GNET16S55
Most replies said that a GM scan tool was needed to reprogram the rear HVAC module. Mitchell has a procedure to reprogram, but it is for the main HVAC controller not the auxillary unit. Customer decided to control the rear from the front for now. Thanks for ...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FR5478HLH
We got a dealer pcm flashed it, got dealer crank sensor.Have yet to see vehicle back in a month.thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.0L Hard start VIN: 4C3AG52H54
The customer did bring the car in and left it for testing (finally). Two of the three replies suggested testing the fuel pump for a bad check valve. One thought that you may have to depress the brake pedal to get it to crank. Not in this case, the car will cra... Trouble codes: P335.
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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X2V
Thanks for all of the great replies,sorry I did not post sooner but I have be knee deep in A/C work and yesterday was the first day I got it in.I swapped injectors around and the missed followed.I the amp pattern looked perfect,and the voltage pattern looked p...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 5.2L steering VIN: 2BEHD56DY0
It has been 3 weeks since last inspection of vehicle. Thanks to those who replied in regards to lubricating the steering column u joint. We have replaced the power steering pump and the rack before our post and appreciate the addition responses to correct cus...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R7V
It's fixed. I found the key position sensor at the rear lift gate was bad. [The BCM was not seeing the key cycled]. Replaced with new sensor, lifted the hood, cycled the key at the lift gate to reset the anti theft system. Cyrslers are great!!
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1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Compressor VIN: 2FACD74F6M
I was looking for cases other than a/c clutches blowing the fuse but no one posted such. Due to the intermittant problem (I couldn't duplicate it) I can't say for sure, but I feel strongly the a/c clutch was getting low enough in resistance to blow the fuse un...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14N7N
I want to thank everybody who responded to my request. The coil was the problem. At first I had my doubts that it could be the problem, but after so many suggested it, I replaced it with a new one. Now it didn't even fire. Tested it and was open on both sid...
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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L convertor VIN: 3FCMF53G6R
Most replies said to check brake switch which I failed to say had been replaced,however the problem was in the brake light wiring. I opened the harness & found a green factory splice in a very hard to find location,anyhow it,s down the road. Thanks again
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FASP15J1S
Here is what happened. I have no idea why the scanners I used would not pull codes but if you jump 2 terminals together in the ford data link connector you can get the computer to flash codes using the CEL. It flashed a code for a bad cam position sensor. A... Trouble codes: 111 (system pass).
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTEF15Y8T
advice owner to replace pcm, owner decline repair and bring it home. thank you to those who help. thank again, [...] Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155.
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDX0861V
As it turns out, The intake valve was not spinning like it should and was getting stuck causing intermittent hang up and no compression. Removed heads and also found parts of the spark plug pounded into the valve seats. Repaired heads (told customer ot get a r... Trouble codes: P0113.
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ANSWERED,DROPPED TRANS PAN AND FOUND CLUTCH MATERIAL IN THE PAN AND FILTER.REPLACED TRANSMISSION
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L idles high VIN: 1FAP4040XF
thanks to all who replied most said look at the tps i did and it was a little high so i replaced it its been 2 days so far its good again thanks
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L ABS module VIN: 1FTNX21S81
Thanks to all that helped give more ideas to fix this truck. Doug [...] said he takes a temp. reading on each rotor so I made the brakes work over ...
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU67E53
Thanks again for all of the great help. I have narrowed it down to pcm bieng at fault due to bieng able to maually make iac move. He took it to dealer for second opinion and hopefully under warrenty. Thanks again. TM
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45S95
Thanks to all who responded. I cleaned the throttle body really well with a rag and parts cleaner and that seemed to stabilize the idle. Thanks especially to James [...] for the TSB info. There are updates for the PCM and throttle body.
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3GKFK16Z52
First, thank you all for your help and input. During our lengthy test drive, we found that a/c compressor was seizing up. When this occurred, the faltering/hesitation of the engine occurred. Replaced the failing compressor and the problem was resolved. We are ...
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2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3L Fuel tank VIN: 1GDFG15T43
Survey says , apparently not an uncommon problem , filler neck not available seperatly , tank unbelievably expensive , salvage yard couldnt come up with one,relative newness and optional tank working against us.Not my first choice but went with resealing fille...
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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEDG6341
Thanks so much for all your help My lovely customer failed to mention that his convertor was plugged and he shoved a broom stick up through to the front pipe clogging the front pipe. We unhook it from the convertor (not htink the front pipe would have a clog....
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHCRD1863Y
Well, it turns out that 2 of the valve stems were bent on cylinder #2. Couldn't tell by looking at them. The mystery is how did they get bent? I know for a fact that the cams and crank did not turn while the belt was off. There were no marks on the face of the... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2).
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1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L not obd ready VIN: KMHCF24F8W
I tried all the suggestions that were givin to me, I also gave the customer the mass.gov report showing that they exempt these vehicles from the readiness monitor test and the state of Az , dont give a @#$%, so we tried all the procedures again and no luck, th...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: DM51DR4U13
Most of the replies suggested the TPS, so in the absence of any better idea we took a punt on it. To date we have not heard back from our customer so we think that can be classed as a fix. I am troubled however by what can go wrong with the TPS which causes th...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L start then stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S3P
THANKS TO ALL THE GREAT PEOPLE THAT RESPONDED AND CONFIRMED MY SUSPICION THAT THE SECURITY ARMED ITSELF.IT TURNS OUT THAT THE CUSTOMER NEVER EVEN KNEW THAT IT STILL COULD WORK,SO HE HAD NO KEY FOB OR EXTRA KEY.I REMOVED DRIVERS DOOR PANEL AND FOUND PLUG MARKED...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L downshift VIN: 1J4GW58N4Y
The fix was the throttle position sensor and connector. The code for the tps was from the transmission module and not in the engine code list. Suggestions from techs were, check pan for metal and if excessive, rebuild it, flush trans, give a good run and flush...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GW48S92
Thanks to all who take the time to offer HELP. Of course there is always more to the story... We tried a Expansion Valve NO HELP... Called the customer to ask if they could tell us when it quit working??? Right after "the accident" was the response...We soon f...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L fan motor VIN: 1LNLM82W8S
thanks a bunch to all who replied. found connector on side of fan shroud melted internally. i'm replacing fan motor and relay hoping to avoid repeat failure.
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1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM3LV5224K
Thanks for all the replies. Replaced the oxygen sensor and purge solenoid. Found purge solenoid leaking internally. New readings at cruise...HC: 40 ppm CO: 0.04% I'd say those are pretty good results! Thanks again for all the replies, have a good day!
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1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L High Beams VIN: JM1FC3522M
I only recieved 3 replies, one offering to fax wiring diagrams which we already have, one about the headlight switch connector burning up and causing the headlights to go out, and the third offering advice for one without airbags, which is different. What we d...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Steering Gear VIN: 1YVGE22C3S
Well Guess What!!! YES 3 bad rebuilt steering racks 2 of one brand and 1 of the other. I hope no one ever has to do these racks more than once. We did check the line pressure and it was right on specs. Thanks for all your help!! IATN Rocks Rod
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L cooling system VIN: 4A3AK44Y1V
hey guy's thank's for your input & replies. a local machinist hit it on the head. turns out the coolant system uses the heater core as supplement circulation. we flushed heater core & symtoms went away. the car seems to hold at 203. can actually take cap off &...
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