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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L oil level sensor VIN: TRUWT28N21
hey there! have this audi i took over for our german tech that went on vacation. the oil sensor light on dash is staying on. has codes 00667 ambient temp signal open or short to b+- 00562 oil level thermo sensor g266 open or short to b+. the wiring diagrams i ...
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1985 BMW 318i 1.8L Surge VIN: WBAAC7408F
Please help. This bmw at idle surges up and down from 650 to 1300 rpm. Customer installed new idle control motor. Same problem. I check for vacuum leaks with smoke machine and none were found. Hooked up lab scope to o2 sensor and everytime the o2 voltage goes ...
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1999 BMW 328is 2.8L abs VIN: WBABG2337X
I have a bmw here that has a code 82, that I pulled with my modis. I have no information telling me what the code is for. I am wondering if anyone might know, I have alldata and have checked that with no success and the modis does not give definition. Any help...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBAAN3342Y
attention all BMW techs! the car came in with no blower motor operation. the didplay on the heater control reads blower speed changes but nothing on any speed. we have power to all of the fuses and to both wires that lead to the blower motor. we install a new...
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2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G4WB52K4Y
costomer complaint was a stalling on decel. when i went to start the car to bring it in the shop all the dash lights were flashing and car would crank over and the starter would kick in and out as the lights flash.If you turn on the head light switch the dash ...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Crank VIN: 1G4HR54K41
Thanks beforehand to all for taking the time to help. The customer has a problem with the car where at times the car will not crank but the battery is fine and all other accsories work fine. I scanned with a Tech 2 and we have 2 codes in the Theft Deterrent Co...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Vehicle Theft Deterent VIN: 1G4HP52K34
Thanx for reading this. The customer said that occasionally the car seems to have a bad battery and will not start, just turn the key and nothing happens. Sometimes antitheft will activate and make the horn honk. Other times you turn the key and no lights come...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L pressure sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y23
hello fellow techs, I have a customer that is requesting for me to relearn new tire pressure sensor locations into the pcm after a tire rotation. I have minimal experience working on this system with no tech 2 avaiable to me. is there a procedure I can use t...
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1994 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L Cooling fan, Windshield Wipers, Radio. VIN: 1G1LW15M1R
About a month ago I had a problem with my ignition switch. I tried to turn the ignition on, but the switch would not turn. I wiggled the key for about a minute and the switch finally turned. When I drove that day, I noticed that my radio and wipers weren't wor...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R9V
Standard 350 with dart heads, all other equipment is factory. During cranking, it will backfire out the exhaust a few times before actually starting. Distributor is in correctly, camshaft offset at 0. When it does start, it will run fair, with a slight stumble...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19M2W
truck misses at light load or pulling trailer under light load on #7 and #2 can duplicate it in 2nd gear at about 2000 rpm, all scan tool data is good not running lean or rich as far as i can tell with one cyl missing on each bank, fuel trim is at the most +6.... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L 4th VIN: 2G1WX12K9Y
this trans works great ther are no codes but it will not shift to 4th.solus scanner shows 4th comanded and the data shows 3rd changes to 4th but no rpm difference.i can hear shift solenoids working.the only thing on the scanner that puzzles me is shift adapt p...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJC39131
installed new injectors has not started since check for broken wires none found voltage ok can clear codes but they pop right back Trouble codes: U1800, U2104
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNCS13W11
Now vehicle will barely accelerate to 25 mph. no codes in computer check spark. fuel pressure.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEG15W81
This one has got me stumped. Customer complaint is MIL on and pinging noise under load or at highway speeds. Test drive vehicle, with Tech II scan tool, and watch misfire data. Found that cylinder #2 is misfiring on scan tool but no noticable misfires are felt... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0335 (crankshaft position sensor circuit)
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3G1JC52472
Hello everyone. We have an 02 cavalier returning to the shop for a condition that we were unable to rectify. It came in with an engine that idled up and down (more than normal) and stalled when the a/c was turned on. We checked for codes and pulled a code for ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK13T75
First of all thanks to all who have read this request. This pick-up belongs to a good friend of mine and the day after he paid it off along came the problem. The truck intermittently on accel in the 1500-2500rpm range the truck will miss like hell. It may go d... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0131 (B1S1 O2 Sensor)
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1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L drive belt
Greetings, This is a 1990 Concorde with a 3.3 litre engine and air conditioning. 1990 Concorde keeps throwing the serpentine belt off. Car came in with this problem and so far we have replaced the tensioner and idler pulley and belt with aftermarket brands....
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L engine oiling VIN: 2C3EL56T3R
noise in pass side rocker arm. pulled cover and found no oil going to rocker arm shaft. lifter and push rods are pumping oil up into top of head but no oil coming out of head for shaft. tried to blow thru it and couldnt tell. pulled head and clean all thru. sp...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L92
Van came in for MIL on with P1491,couldn't recreate problem, Tech replaced Rad fan relay, A week later MIL on again w/P1491. Did some testing with scanner and lab scope. ran fan relay w/scanner and watched scope pattern @ relay cicuit,saw a couple of times the... Trouble codes: P1491 (Rad Fan Control Relay Circuit)
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F9V
Hello all and thanks in advance for all responses... Intrepid came in as no start, verified no spark,no injector pulse. Scanner pulled DTC for ckp and went to component test on modis. No signal from ckp,pinpoint problem was no 8 volt reference from PCM. Verif... Trouble codes: 1391 (Intermittant loss of cam/ckp sensor)
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
This sounds like PCI Bus communication problems to me. The Customer returned two days later after we did an oil change with the check engine light on and no gauges working on the dash. But by the time she pulled in everything was working ok. I pulled the codes... Trouble codes: P1687 (no ccd/ pci bus message from mic), P1695 (no ccd message from bcm), P1698 (pcm failure eeprom write denied), P1716 (no communication with engine control module)
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L pcm VIN: 2B3HD46R0X
question for you chrysler guru s . i have a bad pcm that needs to be replaced. the pcm i receieved from the dealer already has a vin number entered in. its not the vin that fits the auto. the module id on the scanner shows it to be the pcm for the same car ,en...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF13Y7X
vehicle brought in after vehicle stalled and hard start - i suspected vehicle flooded so under wot vehicle started to get in shop. misfiring at idle - replace cap, rotor and wire set (felt arcing through wires) truck no longer misses at idle but on road test t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0306, P0308
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HA18N42
hello every one,i got this truck from a shop runs very bad hook the scanner came with all coil circuit codes,p0351,p0352 p0353 i mean all 8 coils codes,first checked power and ign and ground to pcm no problem,checked power to coils it has full ign power,checke... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356
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1986 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP4639G
hello ford techs . i have this old ford thunderbird that is failing emissions for nox limit 921 actual 2090 . found evp code 31 out of range . replaced evp sensor . still not working found low vacuum to egr valve . only getting 2 in hg . vehicle has a vacuum r... Trouble codes: 31 (evp out of range)
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1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L No Start VIN: 1FAPP1285M
This Escort floods the plugs immediately,put a noid light in all four injector connectors and the light is on bright all the time with just the key on.There is a post in archives for computer and this is what I suspect on mine.Is there any thing else that can ...
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1992 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAPP31X1N
This car will surge up and down about 4 or 5 times immediately after start up then it usually smoothes out and idles good but sometimes it will stall but it will start right back up again. Also after driving a little bit when you put the car back in park it wi...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L steering wheel off center VIN: 1FACP5246P
customer complaint is that the steering wheel was no longer centered. found right rear front subframe rusted away where the mount has nothing to hold on to. just asking if there is a repair kit available to repair this. subframe assy no longer available from f...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P7Y
Hello all! We have this 2000 Ford Explorer with 5.0 engine that keeps setting code PO340 and has just recently set a pending code PO172 B1 rich, however i believe that is simply due to the cam code and i am not worried about that one yet. Cam Code sets after f... Trouble codes: P0340, P0172
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, VIN: 2FMDA5344Y
Hey guys, First time ever posting. We have a 2000 windstar that when you are driving down the road the tach drops and the gauges start going crazy and then the engine starts to buck and jerk. Sometimes the battery light and check light will come on then go of...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L drive VIN: 1FTSX31F51
Truck at times will not move when placed in drive but works ok in reverse. This may occur once a week or may go a month with no problem. When working ok it has no shitf problem. The transmission has been flushed at [...] and at 60000 miles using bg flushi...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX172X1
what usually goes wrong with the imrc actuator and how do you get to it .the unit is on the backside of intake manifold and you can not see it.pull the trans or what? Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P00, 402 (egr flow excessive), P1518 (imrc stuck open)
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine oil VIN: 1FTNX20F41
Howdy Again! Kicked the Kia out of the shop! Now to some good old American Iron! This one came in with a stalling complaint, found the oil to be coolant contaminated, the coolant reservior was empty and the oil was milky and overfilled. Added some coolant and ...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNE24L12
Van came in with a stall & start now it is dead have tried everything no ground to fuel injectors.
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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Interior VIN: 1FMDU75W53
This vehicle came in with no power to the following circuits: 1) power windows which gets power from the accessory delay relay. 2) radio which also gets power from the accessory delay relay. 3) interior lighting which you guessed it gets power from the accesso...
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1998 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Stall VIN: 1GTCS194XW
This truck was brought in last night because it is hard to start when it sits for a few hours. Reminds me of a fuel reugulator leaking down. Checked that first. There were no signs of fuel at the vacuum line attached to the regulator. I checked the fuel pressu...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Transfer case VIN: 1GTEK19V9X
Hi all, thanks in advance for any help I receive. I don't have any repair history on this vehicle since it was just purchased by a customer's 19 year old son. He brought it in saying he thought the transmission was going out because of a loud clunk he was hear...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK13U53
Intermittent codes P0120 & P0220. Turning on check engine light and reduced power. Have cleaned two grounds on back of cylinder heads,chassis grounds, and also main block grounds. Have replaced throttle body and T.P.S. assembly, Throttle body module and APP pe... Trouble codes: P0120, P0220
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L starting VIN: 2HGEH2358N
i recently totaled my car but it still ran just as good as before the accident,i bought a new body that was gutted out,so i swapped the engine,harness,and comp. now when i turn the engine over with the key it is acting like it is out of time so i checked the t...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL18621
Check engine light has been on for 5 months. The code is P1676 (tcs fi data no signal). Has anyone run across this code before? Alldata doesn't give much info.
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L engine VIN: 2HKPL18721
The engine leaks oil near the front at the bottom. The Honda dealer told them it needed the oil pump housing resealed at great expense. We looked at it and replaced the front crank seal (and timing belt,water pump,and cam seals) and called it good. Replaced th...
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1998 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Air Bag Light On VIN: JNKBY31A6W
The Air Bag light blinks constantly. My scanner just says push drivers door switch 5 times in 7 seconds. After doing just that the light bilnked 2times verry slowly and 2 times fast. What does this mean? In the scan tool it has a code 2 witch says drivers side...
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1994 Jaguar XJS 6.0L shifts VIN: SAJNX2340R
this vehicle has trans fault lamp on all the time, have pulled fuses to clear with no results.trans has harsh garage shift as well as harsh up shifts,the shop witch sent the car to me said the light will go out some times and the trans will shift normal,how ev...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2BCHV81J9H
jeep came in with a bucking sometimes stalling problem.it was do for a tune up. and was performed. car roter plugs wirers air and fuel filters.along with the tune up i replaced the crank sensor thinking that would solve the problem.no dice.i have replaced the ...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L ring and pinion VIN: 1J4GZ78Y4S
This jeep came in with a frozen front drive shaft, it extended and then did not return to its normall position. This eventuallly pushed the pinion into the ring gear destroying the gears and bearings. Rebuilt the diff. but now I have a rotational bearing noise...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GR48K65
scan freeze frame and found code po128 set after engine ran 641, i beleive this is IN seconds so about (10 minutes), it was running at 1336 rpm at 68 mph ambient temp was c 22 degrees , intake air temp was c 21 degrees and the coolant temp was c 49 degrees whi... Trouble codes: P0128
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: SALPF1549Y
Hello Group, We inherited this vehicle with all of the engine parts in a box. The engine had been disassembled to the fullest extent because it was part of a legal battle. The original fault was that headgasket was blown due to overheating. The machine shop s...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Headlights VIN: JT8BH28F2W
Vehicle has message in dash "head light leveling". Headlights are too low & will not adjust. Has code B1244 "light sensor circuit malfunction". Master Tech scan tool asks to install "TDLC" cable & connect to diagnostic connector. Cannot find connector, Alldata...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L overheating VIN: 1LNHM87A31
This vech over heats in a very shot time, we have checked all the normal things as service bulletins on fans. The thermostat has been replace. We have blead system per Ford, When we removed the water pump we applied water thru each head and the right head is s...
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Tilt Steering VIN: JM1TA2213V
Problem with vehicle is the power tilt steering does not work. When you move the up/down switch you can hear what appears to be a relay somewhere clicking and there is power going to the motor assembly. Never worked on one of these and wondering if someone ha...
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1999 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4F4ZR17V0X
hi everyone i have this 99 mazda 3000 p/u about to drive me crazy. i have no codes. for the first 3-4 minutes on cold start up it hesitates spits and pops,after a few minutes it runs fine. i have replaced mass air flow coolant temp sensor,dpfe sensor, idle con...
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35371
Hello and thanks ahead of time. This 2001 Miata is a flood car that someone else brought back to life. It has been running about a year, then it quit running. I couldn't communicate with my OTC Genisys. I had to repair some butchered wires. I got a used ECU an... Trouble codes: P1621 (Immobilizer code word does not match), P1624 (Immobilizer System communication)
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU08102
Checked and cleared codes, first code was p0455. (small leak) code returned, smoke tested system, found leak at solenoid valve on charcoal canister. Replaced. code returned. Ran leak test with Mazda WDS and failed, but could not activate purge solenoid to clos... Trouble codes: P0457
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L no power
This is the third time I have gone through and redone the chain timing on this because with the low vacuum reading and the fact that the chain had a broken guide and had jumped time initially it seems only logical that we are still off on the valve timing. Ini...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB5432X
vehicle came in shop with p0400 code tech changed egr an egr vacumm transduser code returned after drive cycle was proformed. Trouble codes: P0400
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L No Start, lack of power VIN: WDBRF61J92
Hello MB Techs This car has an intermittent lack of power and the Engine RPM' s goes up, while this is happening, also it is hard to start at times. There is no engine codes set. This problem has been occurring for the last 3 months, goes away and later return...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J3J
when turning key over starter will ingage and immediatly disengage like power lose. checked voltage at starter and does not drop voltage. acts like maybe tries to recognize key and then doesn't. if any body has seen this problem please help. thanks [...] rep...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Guage Cluster VIN: JA4LX31G43
Customer came in about a week ago, stated the cluster was inop, i.e. no tacometer, speedo, gas, coolant guage odometer. ect. So I checked all fuses, ok. I pulled guage cluster out and found it the two connections on back to be mounted to the back of dash (same...
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G22
HELP!!! I recieved this vehicle the first day I started a new job. I was told to remove the cylinder head to have a valve job performed. My mistake was not asking why! About 1/3 of the way into pulling head, my superviso asked what I thought. Reassembled and s... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire)
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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18291
The replacement converter used was an OEM converter that had been recertified or remanufactured (OEM bun from a wreck used as replacement). There were no issues involving aftermarket converter usage. I spent several hours in total testing each of the solutio... Trouble codes: P0420 (Low catalyst efficiency).
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1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L tach VIN: WAUBJ58C5P
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: TRUWT28N21
tHANKS FOR THE HELP - IT IS ON THE COOLER FLANGE - COULDN'T SEE IT BUT COULD FEEL IT - WOW tHANKS bRAD
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBABK8324T
I forgot to mention that when I had the starting problem the battery sounded alittle weak. I decided to replace the battery with an original BMW battery. The car has been starting perfect for 4 days. Thanks to all 8 replies. Eric Trouble codes: 50 (Throttle valve acuator mechanically faulty).
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Cylinder block VIN: WBAB235144
We Time serted the block and put it back all together. We bought the tools fron BMW wich cost about 400 bucks. The car has had no problems since. Thank you for all your input, i really appreciate it. Steve
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 5UXFB33532
Sorry for the delay. the fix was simply a relearn after replacing battery and clearing codes. "As long as the battery stays connected and the adaptations don't get reset you shouldn't have any more problems.For the trottle motor to relearn its limits you just ...
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1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L rear suspension VIN: 1G4HP52K2T
This was my first help request and i was shocked my the response i recieved THANK YOU to all. I replaced the rear struts and aligned the car problem solved i found out later the 17 year son was on a joy ride with some friends in a corn field I believe the driv...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6EL12Y4R
Not sure if this fixed the vehicle but found alternator to be faulty at idle. Trouble codes: P0022, P0036, P0070, P0095.
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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Stall VIN: 1GCCS14B6F
Really weird one here. Turns out it was the O2 sensor. The sensor was intermittently not reading correctly and after doing the factory prescribed carb adjustments would cause it to run lean. Which wasn't too much of a problem when warm. But caused a big proble...
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1986 Chevrolet K10 Custom 5.7L 3-4 gear VIN: 2GCEK14C7G
thanks for the replies i think i will replace the trans agen
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54R8L
sorry for the long wait time to close. The customer declined further testing stating the vehicle was not worth the money to fix. Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust indicated.).
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L compressor VIN: 1G1YY11JXK
Replaced the programmer, incorrect voltage being transmitted.
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNFK16K5N
Turned out to be the ECM. For some reason it just could not control the Iac.
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L brakes & steering VIN: 1GKDM19W7V
This was a parts store fault on this one. They kept sending us the wrong power steering pump. We replaced the valve in the back of the pump, which did no good. We went to a different source, and got the right pump. After driving vehicle for several days, the s...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16R1W
Thank everyone for their help. Customer needed their vehicle for the weekend and hasnt had a chance to return. MAF sensor data checked out ok and even ran the numbers on a volumetric efficiency calculator. All good. When driving and miss occurs, there is n...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W7Y
Thanks for all the help I received. I found the intake valve on #4 was sticking. I put additive in fuel and oil and ran cleaner through intake. Cutomers has called after a wek of driving and said everything is fine Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cyl. misfire).
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2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L poor braking VIN: 2G1WL52J91
we turn rotors and drums and replaced the padsw and shoes, now the car stops very good, thankyou very much for the help!!!
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L fuel gauge radio VIN: 2G1WH55K71
WHAT WE DID WAS GO AFTER THE RADIO REPAIR FIRST AND WHAT WE FOUND WAS ABAD AMPLFIER WE INSTALLED ANEW ONE AND ALL IS WELL WITH RADIO.THE FUEL GAUGE SEEMS TO BE AFLOAT PROBLEM BUT CUSTOMER DECLINED REPAIR.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25R11
Well, thanks for your efforts friends, but nothing came up conclusive...This has to be the biggest stomper in my career..The problem once again went into hiding...The driver has gone another 1000 miles with no problems... Trouble codes: P0706 (Transmission range sensor ckt), P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor ckt).
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L wipers, horn , right directional & headlamp VIN: 3C3EL45X5T
Thank you for all who took the time to read the post & reply. As alot of you suggested, it was a ground problem. The only problem diagnosing it through wiring diagrams, was that I could not see any common grounds to some of these curcuits to others. Nonethe...
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56HOT
Thanx to all that replied After many hours of diagnostics here was the fix replaced Aftermarket distributor with OE style that we were lucky enough to find in yard at 1/10th the price of new [mitchubishi style] Also took the computer out of same car, car wo...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2B7JB21Y0Y
WE INSTALLED A NEW ECM FROM THE DEALER,HAD IT REPROGRAMMED AND ALL IS WELL NO MORE CUTTING OUT.WHEN THE VAN CUT OUT WE WERE ABLE TO GRAB THE ECM CONNECTOR AND JUST PUT A LITTLE PRESSURE ONIT AND IT WOILD START AND RUN.
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Turn Signals VIN: 2B3AD46R91
Sorry, As of today the customer has not returned the car for further testing. If and when she does, I will update any important information.
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1B4GP25RX2
Thanks everyone for your replies...I owe you guys a beer! This van is fixed!!! The DRB3 took care of the ABS and brake lamp. A new air bag module (Chrysler #[...]) took care of the airbag lamp. Customer is satisfied to have his van working properly agai...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP52U1P
hi group. thanks very for the help and take time to respond. this taurus is fix. finally it cranks but no spark, test the module . it done. once it cool. it working again. so i put new module in. no more problem. thanks very much.
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
Thanks to all who replied. Mike [...] knocked it out of the park. I knew it could not have been the rotors. Just didn't have the feel of a rotor problem. I ran the vehicle on the lift and noticed the passenger side had more of a wobble to it ...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L timing chain/lifters VIN: 1FTYR14E31
Thanks for all the replies I received. I found a TSB that deals specifically with this problem from Ford and I know where to go next. Thanks again
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU185X5
Hi guys, sorry for the delay. the vehicle went to the dealer and i've been waiting for the customer to let me know what they find. my guess is that they're going to replace the valve covers but, we'll see... Trouble codes: 171 (174 -), 174.
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Gauges Inop. VIN: JHMES16531
Thanks for the responses, guys. All I did was the factory reset procedure where you disconnect the battery terminals and touch them together for a couple of seconds. If the problem comes up again, I'll probably swap out the inst. ctrl. unit. Tks again.
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2HKRL18601
Guys, really, tons of good feedback on this one, and I sure appreciate it. I cannot at this point guarantee that the car is fixed. I did a coil load test, where I put an inch or so gap between the coils and plugs on a running motor and listened for a good st...
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2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L Jumps out of 2d gear VIN: 1HGEM211X5
Hello All - almost all respondents told me to take the transmssion out & tear it down. Well, not so fast, guys - Alberto [...] from CA kindly sent me a PDF of a Honda Service newsletter that said that jumping out of gear can sometimes be cured by changing the...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0401 VIN: KM8SB82B81
Thanks to all for help. Andrew from ny gave me some good operating principles on the system. Robert and Tim pointed me to some TSBs, and Ed reminded me of the Hyundai online site at hmaservice.com. So i signed up again and surfed over to the TSBs in which t... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow).
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2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L dr side window VIN: JNR2AS08W3
great thanks to you all, espcially to john from ontario. this car is fixed. the procedure is 1- manual up till closed 2- press and hold reset switch while going manual down 3- release reset switch when at bottom then manual up to top . You guys have done it ag...
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.7L drl VIN: KNAGD12882
Man the pool is fillin with s**t! Nobody seems to know much about these glorified Hyundaes. Maybe it came with drl maybe not. I vote we relegate these over rated go carts to the Monster Truck shows as speed bumps!!! Tired of workin on junk. Now back to that 69...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L fuel pressure VIN: JT8UF11EXL
well this one has me stumped and cust is impatient. Its going to an all lexus shop down the road. I gained access to another identical car and started swapping parts while I had the oppurtunity. The fuel pump ballast resistor, coils, ignitors and the ecu were ...
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L engine VIN: 4F2YZ92135
Hi all thanks for the replies.Found the problem today .Benjamin [...] hit it on ,we swapped the lifters from "5 cylinder over to cylinder 4 and guess what no more missfire on 5 but now cylinder 4 misfiring,lifters bleed rate was keeping a intake valve open a...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L mil VIN: WDBHA28E7S
I was a little confused by the replies until I realized the cable incorporates the vacuum element, as one piece. The vacuum actuator at the end of the cable wasn't holding vacuum. Replaced the cable (fun job!) and the car is fixed. Thanks everyone for your rep...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61JX2
Thanks very much for all the helpfull replies, some suggested things allready tried, others things We eliminated through testing. There were a lot of replies suggesting the MAF could be a problem and I felt my MAF readings were a bit low, allthough I could fi... Trouble codes: P0304.
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L guages shorting VIN: 1MEFM6535X
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. KEPT TRYING TO COME UP WITH A "COMMON DENOMINATOR" OF THESE FAULTS IN THESE CURCUITS. THAT WOULD BE A GROUND PROBLEM. WE HAD CLEANED AND REPLACED GROUND WIRES AND TERMINALS YESTERDAY TO NO AVAIL. TODAY FOUND OTHERS IN THE PASSENG...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D32
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