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1996 Acura RL 3.5L Readiness Status VIN: JH4KA9651T
Hello Folks - This failed for Readiness status for O2 and Cat Monitors. All Enable Criteria are satisfied There are no Pending OR Conflicting situations that are appearant on scan data. Drive Cylces have been performed numerous times with no avail. I am thin...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L tcm light on VIN: WBADM6347X
i have ck for lose battery cables,,, ran can test no codes,,, tcm light will not go out along with seat belt light light has anyone ran across this problemmmmmm,,, if so recomedation please
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Unknown
Customer drove car in. Said that under load car will set the gear malfuction light in center of instrument cluster. They would pull over,turn off ignition and restart car. Car would drive normal. Pulled codes 145, 146,055. 145 and 146 are CAN codes 055 is 5th...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L runing rich VIN: 1G6KD52Y1T
This car came in with the mil light on,code p0153-O2 signal slow bank 2 sensor 2.I found that the fuel trim on bank was runing rich.I sprayed the intake by the gasket and found that the gasket was leaking.I fix that and now I still have bank 2 runing rich.I us... Trouble codes: P0153 (O2 Signal slow bank 2 sensor 1)
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KE54Y02
Hello, I have This caddy with A no start no power windows or other Accessories, This Is the story I got from cutomer.They were driving car and Dash went Out and back On .Got Home And went into house and came back Out 5 mins Later And not start.Went into Arch...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W5R
This vehicle is driving us crazy, the vehicle came in w/4x4 inop and the encoder motor was not working, so we replaced it and thought we were good because it worked fine after that, then a couple of months later 4x4 inop. we found tcc module hot, then checked ...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W3R
After a cold startup ok until warms up then on sligt acceleration with or whithout load It feels like the RPM limiter comes in at about 1700 rpm,but pass 2000 rpm the truck runs good,sometimes it stalls and its hard to start.
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1996 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G16D5542T
Customer states this vehicle will stall at stop signs intermittantly. I've driven it a dozen times and it never stalls for me (surprise). On the first visit we discovered one fuel injector was different than the rest and that one cylinder was running rich. Tha...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26J5T
thank you in advance. '96 7.4L suburban running rich. both codes (p0172, p0175) checked fuel pressure regulator and its not leaking. fuel pressure good (54 psi). performed injector balance test found #6 bad (letting out too much fuel, by about 10 psi) so i rep... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L converter VIN: 1GCEC19R3V
would flag p1870 code when hot.clear code would drive ok,normal shifts.installed reman valve body with updated valve.still get code and now notice flare up between 1-2 shift.all other shifts ok.suggestions?
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L system inop. VIN: 1GNDX03E9W
Hi friends. we have this 98 venture with abs and trac. controll indicator lamps on, scanned for codes and found a multitude of them, here goes, c-1256 lf mtr ckt open.c-1344,lft. channel will not move. c-1345, rt channel will not move.c-1347,lft tcs mtr free s...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L compressor VIN: 1GNEK13TX1
We've installed all the new parts listed above, after flushing the system for 2 hours. The truck blowed cold for 3-4 hours, turned the vehicle loose to the customer, only for him to return shortly after, system blowing hot. After checking the truck, found that...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCFG15W62
Hello fellow techs, I have this Chevy express 1500 that is starting to drive me nuts. This vehicle came in with no power under a load and missing, I remove the upper plenum to check the injectors, i had no ijector spay out of cylinder # 2 and 3, #4,1,5 have we...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L booster VIN: 1GNEK13303
Hello, This vehicle came in for a intermittent brake pedal condition and a message in the information center that said service brake booster. I was able to duplicate the concern. The pedal goes to the floor and the message is displayed in the message center. ...
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19X63
this is a long post and a weird problem.. loss of power at 60 mph. cant go over 67mph. vehicle has sporatic misfires under moderate load (after wot) and mostly on cyl #2! also has occasional mis under heavy load at max speed around 60mph! the vehicle actually ... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf circuit), P0300 (random misfire)
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L climate control VIN: 2C3HD56F7R
This veh came in with blower motor all times control head dead and 2 bcm's on floor. also had eatx relay and ipc problems with no veh speed and trans shift,these two were repaired with 12 volt wire repair feeds. the climate control system was made operational ...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD46F0V
Hoping some of you Dodge experts can help with this strange problem child. This Intrepid came to us pretty sickly running. She had a very bad idle, missfired under load on the freeway when the TCC was engaged, the SES light on with P0301 set along with some ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L temp buttons lighting VIN: 1B4GP44GXW
Hiya everyone. I got this Caravan that has a problem with the rear wiper, recurculation, and a/c light's that are on the buttons you push to activate them. When you turn the ignition on, the lights for the buttons for the rear wiper's and the recurculation and...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L fuel leak VIN: 1B7MC3369X
This truck is eating fuel return lines. It's the line from the Injection pump back to the back of the engine. It is properly clamped, nut properly torqued, and all 3 have leaked in the same place, which is where the line is welded to the banjo fitting. Is anyo...
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2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Dying VIN: 1B4HS28Z6Y
Hey techs!! I have this durango here that we recently replaced the crank position sensor but after running 20-30 minutes the vehicle dies but it will re start after sitting for about 15 mins, we suspect the PCM but it is really expensive and want to be sure, a...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L relay VIN: 2B3HD46R82
Hello. I got this Intrepid in with a shifting problem. I pulled code p0888 trans relay output stuck off. I checked and swapped the relay with others and the relay is fine. I was watching the switch voltage on the scan tool and saw the volts read 13.5 usually b...
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Stall VIN: 2B3KA53H76
This poor Charger. So far its been to 2 dealers with a stalling concern. Happens at random times. So far the car has had a few parts replaced including... 1) Coolant Temp sensor 2) Throttle Body 3) Egr 4) Accelerator Pedal 5) PCM 6) Map Sensor Still stalling... Trouble codes: P0642 (Valve Body sticking.)
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Hydraulic Clutch VIN: 1FTDF15Y7S
Clutch works fine cold but when it gets hot the pedal goes to the floor and stays there without disengaging the clutch. I know it is either the Master or the Slave (it has an internal slave cylinder) but have no idea on how to pinpoint the problem. Does anyone...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FA1P6531T
Hello, I hope you guys can help me with this one. My employees car, he was driving along, started to run rough, than just died. checked have 35psi fuel pressure, injector pulse, and spark are there. checked cam timing, right on. and checked the flex plate, it ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L ignition / solenoid VIN: 1FTDF1720V
hello, we are having a problem with one of our shop trucks ,about once a month it blows the 20 amp mini fuse for the start solenoid i have replaced the mlp sensor and checked all the wiring to no avail . any ideas ?
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTZR15E91
we removed engine and had machine shop install timing chain tensioners due to being very noisy. since customer got truck back, has very low idle/near stall condition all the time on idle. we have checked for vacuum leaks at hoses and intake, tested fuel pressu...
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2003 Ford Territory 4.0L Limp Mode VIN: 6FPAAAJGA3
Thanks again everyone, this is going to be a hard one esspecially because this car is only in AUS and NZ. Car came in customer complained power loss and gear display on cluster not showing when fault happens, usually happens cold and very intermitant. Road t... Trouble codes: P0605 (Internal Control Module Read Only Memory ROM Error), P0701 (Transmission Control System Range/Performance), B2681 (PRNDL Sender Failure)
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Control Head VIN: 2FAFP74W64
Good Morning, I just began working on a fleet of these taxis & @ this time I have 2 cars with the exact same symptom. The control heads will not illuminate & @ the same time nothing in the AC system will power up either. I checked AllData For TSB's & there wa...
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2006 Ford E-250 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24W76
van came in with cel on. scanner showed codes p0171 & p0174 system lean banks 1 & 2. although it is under warranty we smoked the engine did not find any leaks. customer took van to ford. ford put a fuel pump in. van is now back with a code p0193 fuel rail pres... Trouble codes: P0193 (fuel rail pressure circuit high input)
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L instrament panel VIN: 1GKDT13W8W
This Jimmy came in with intermediate hard start issue.Tested fuel pump first and found a problem and replaced pump.After pump replacement truck would start and die over and over again.Did passlock relearn and truck starts, but after a few seconds of running th...
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDGG31W21
Thanks in advance for all your help. I have searched the forums to no avail. This is a 2001 Savana cutaway with a 10-foot box (old Penske unit.) It idles somewhat roughly, but won't stall. I had thoroughly checked all the wiring from the PCM to the coil, and i... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil 1 Primary/Secondary circuit)
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S02
hi iatn people this gmc has a p0442 small evap leak code. i have smoked it every wich way possible and check the vent and purge valve by jumpering and checking it with the snap on scan tool tank pressure is moving up with pressure and down with vacuum the same... Trouble codes: P0442
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: JHLRD1840Y
The customer's concern is when driving down the highway the temp gauge reads half way. When she comes to a stop and sits for a while the gauge climbs to about 3/4. It never goes all the way to "hot". At idle the temp gets to about 220f and the fans kick on. Th...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall VIN: 4SZCK58W6Y
truck will start and die in the morning i only get that short time to do my testing. truck has been to two other shops and now it is here. i have smoked tested it every morning (three days) and have not found a vacuum leak. i have seen the feul psi leak down b...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air ride VIN: 5LMPU28L2W
This one came in with the rear sitting low. I started by checked to see if the rear hight adjustment sensor was still connected. It was. Disconnected it and simulated the truck sitting low... The rear pumped up without a problem. I then Checked for leaks whial...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
This is my own personal car and I could really use some help on it. Car was fine, parked it in garage after wife drove it. Went to leave and low fuel light on and o miles to empty, car stalled in reverse thought it was out of gas. Put gas in now I'm thinking s... Trouble codes: P0320, P1260
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Battry Drain VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
Hello All, I Have A 2000 Lincoln LX That Has A 6 Amp Drain On The Battery, We Have Narrowed It To The 40 Amp Fuse In The Trunk. Also If We Remove Fuse (#18 Radio, CIA), (#20 FEM Cluster Rem), And (Fuse #7 DDM VFM Theft Led) In The Right Dash Fuse Block The Dra...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L cylinder head VIN: WDBEA30D2M
We have a cylinder head leaking oil. We dont usually get into these kind of repairs on Mercedes and I was wondering if there are any special tools needed before we take this on. Anything special that we need to know also. Thank you
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L ASR light's on VIN: WDBGA32E3N
Hi MB-Techs & fellows ! This is the second post we hope that someone out there has been working on that same problem. We've the car here 2 months already & can't fix it . We asked the customer to bring the car to the dealer & let it fix it right.We won't be ab...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBGA51E5P
car came in and it would not idle idle speed was about 400 rpm and stall out ,found several dtcs stored in computers we found throttle control accuator wiring harness damage also found a broke pin on the throttle control accuator connector replaced cleared dtc... Trouble codes: S29/3 (idle speed contact switch), M16/1, S16/3, C0AN, ASR
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBGA32E4PA
This mercedes will hesistate on initial accell with A/c on. If u bring throttle up right above idle acells fine. No codes found for engine controls but A/C will list every code possible. A/C is working ok. Noticed that when A/C is on request reads off and when...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDC1631542
New customer is a friend of another client. We don't have diagnostic equipment for Benz. Intermittently engine auto cranks but fails to run, as if immobilized ?. After repeated attempts, the engine starts and runs normally. Owner only has 1 key. Owner advises ...
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2006 Mercury Mariner Convenience 2.3L Unknown VIN: 4M2YU56Z96
Hey all you Ford techs out there we need some help. We have a 2006 Mercury Mariner that when you take off from a stop it feels like the transmission takes off in too high a gear. However as you accelerate on up to cruising speed it all of a sudden shifts norma...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L cd changer VIN: 1N6ED27Y51
While unloading and loading cd's into the factory in dash cd changer (not bose), the unit stopped pulling in the cd's and the display read err3. The radio works fine and I assume that some part inside the unit broke. I tried to reset the unit by unplugging it ...
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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L Intrument Cluster, engine controls VIN: 1G3CW53L8M
This is a olds with all the bells and wissles. The problem is that the instrument cluster reads 9.5 volts for the charging system. Shortly after the cluster reads this warning, the car will die. The alternator is new and outputs a steady 13.5-14 volts while th...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L blow off valve VIN: 1P4GP44G0W
Guys, I hate to ask for help but I need to. Have any of you seen these vans blow freon out of the blow off valve before? What cause's this? I would assume high pressure would cause it to blow but the guage readings are normal, the air discharge is ICE cold and...
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1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Hesitation, shutter VIN: 1P3EJ46C2X
I have this car in the shop for the following problem, when turning the steering mostly at idle and most notable with A/C on and in gear, the engine shutters. When it happens rpms drop to about 500 and then rebound to about 800. I have replaced the p/s pressur...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G2FS21F1K
this one is for the f body guys .the car came in running not great but good, owner did not think it would pass im 240 emm. test. so we took it up to get tested to get the numbers if it failed because we do not have a 5 gas any. the car passed. great numbers, g...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52F32
intermitten no start. scanner reads cam & crank signals rpm signal present also shows fuel pump relay energised .no power to pump even with relay energised. vehicle has passkey=2 . security lihgt is not flashing as if system active . note symptom occured after... Trouble codes: U1000
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L No communication VIN: 5GZCZ43D12
Hello techs. Vehicle fails NYS OBD inspection for no communication. 2.2 4 Cylinder. Has 12v on pin 16 and grounds on 3&4 of ALDL. Pins 2&7 are good to ECM. ECM replacement next? Any thoughts? Thank You
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN29V6S
HELP This 4 runner is being a pain. It has check engine light on all time code 12. have not been able to clear code. My best desription is that it does not see rpm during cranking. I cleared codes and it reset ith out ever trying to start engine. Cam & crank s... Trouble codes: 12 (no rpm signal during cranking)
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12K0T
I have this Toyota that sets this code P0135, Alldata, Shopkey have no trouble trees or any kind of diagnosis. I can't find the Oxygen Sensor heater circuit in a wiring diagrams, I've checked the archives no luck. Any Toyota specialist has any ideas I'm listen... Trouble codes: P0135 (Heated Oxygen Sensor bank 1 Sensor1)
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Safety VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
hey i have this camry with the airbag light flashing and the cruse control light flashing. i tried to see if it had any codes for the airbag light but ther werenone. has any one come across this before?
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L A/C Compressor VIN: JTEHF21A71
This is a unique problem. First of all, I am not really familiar with Toyota A/C systems. The A/C compressor runs when the engine is first started cold, and will continue to run until the engine is brought to an idle. (Less than 1000 rpm) The A/C switch light ...
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L a/c VIN: WVWEE83A3V
The complaint was that the a/c wasn't working. Found that a/c only worked on low blower. If you turn the blower to any other speed it cuts power off to the a/c. Blower works on all speeds. Mitchels wiring diagams are either incomplete or I am missing something...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L key remote VIN: WBADM6340Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLYED BUT I COULD NOT GET THE REMOTES TO WORK.I TRYED THE INFO EVERYONE GAVE BUT NO GO. CUSTOMER TOOK IT THE DEALER 75 MILES AWAY AND IT TURNS OUT IT WAS MODULE UNDER DASH OR THAT WHAT THEY TOLD CUSTOMER I AM NOT REALLY SURE. ANYWAY THANKS ...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABM3342Y
Thank you very much for your help ... It was indeed a "dirty" shifter cover. I put it back and its working great till now...
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, idle-hunting closed VIN: 1G1FP2186K
Howdy everyone! I finally fixed my Camaro! Thanks to all of you who were great helpers! I checked the resistance at each injector and 4 of 8 were below the base 16 ohms. Should have done that from the get-go! Also while I had the fuel rail off I rebuilt the pr...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCEK1919K
thanks all well looks like the customer is going to get a rebuilt engine and put it back to oem. haven't spent any more time on it since he's not willing. and to answer some of the questions : yes the truck ran fine before the "upgrade", and he had a turbocit...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L blinkers VIN: IG4F8027HF
i fixed with changing blinker switch .but before that after a long search i found that the broken off hazard switch was the colprit ,changed that to.all is good .MANY THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLYED.
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19S8T
well guys, i got it. but first here's some info on this system, when the turbo builds boost the egr is shut off and the desired egr % is 80% weird!! vacuum at egr is 7" at idle 20" driving with lite throttle is right. what the problem was is an intermittent... Trouble codes: P0406.
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Ignition Switch VIN: 1GNDT13WXV
Hi Guys, I received 11 replies and most of you said it was the switch in the floor shift assembly. This switch is serviced by replacing the whole shift assembly WOW!!. The customer declined to spend the money on this job. He opted to carry a small screwdriver ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNCS13W11
well i dropped the ball on this one. As many of you suggested i pulled o2 sensors and test drove all power was back. I then cut the pipe to look at converter and yes it was plugged. Thanks to all who replied
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCEC19V04
I would like to thank all those who replied. Three suggestions refer to the vehicle theft system, one to the fuel pump and one for the frame ground. The customer has yet to return the vehicle for additional service. I have checked the frame ground and I am lea...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45H1V
Thanks for all help. Since most of you think the distributer is the problem and my tests lead me that way, I'm currently looking for a used distributor. a rebuild cost is 200 but most said they are iffy at best. Think I'll try just for my kid. Thanks to all, ...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 2.5L compressor clutch VIN: 1B7FL26P7X
thanks for all the ideas. I was not able to find a clutch kit to fit this vehicle. customer elected to replace compressor with a used one.
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L steering wheel off center VIN: 1FACP5246P
most all replys said to replace the subframe w/one from the junk yard. the owner agreed. i picked up one today for $125 that looked good. lots of extra stuff came with it that may come in usefull. i liked the replys that offered how long it should take and to ...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Transmission shifting VIN: 1FALP5246R
Thanks for the help. Customer needed vehicle for weekend. Called the customer back late the next week and she said it was alot better than it was (due to the replacement of the engine mounts). She decided to deal with the hard shift for now. If she brings the ...
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1998 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Stall VIN: 1GTCS194XW
Hi Guys, Thank you for everything. Found a combination of the check valve bad. Installed an inline check valve. Also had a leaking fuel injector. Thank you gain.
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23142
the injector warrenty is for internal injector failure returning fuel to to tank (no or low rail pressure)the coverage on that was increased to 200,000. i inspected the line out of the pump and pump outlet, no metal debris/did not pull the injectors, i figured... Trouble codes: P0087 (rail pressure low), P1093 (low system pressure).
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L hvac VIN: 1HGEM21971
I got 6 replies the first day and Stephen,Manit,and Gino all nailed it as the power transistor. My earlier testing showed it to be faulty but by the wiring diaghram it could not tie it to the compressor also. I had already ordered a transistor and installed it...
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1992 Jeep Wrangler Renegade 4.0L shifter VIN: 2J4FY69S8N
Thank you for all the replies, a replacement clutch fixed it, not sure if it was the slave cyl or disc, it all looked fine but it works now.
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L brake fluid level sense VIN: 1J4GX48S04
Happy to report that the red brake warning light and code 30 problem is solved. Thanks to Devlin from South Dakota and Russell from Illinois for their replies, however we had already ohmed these circuits end to end, short together, short to ground and short to...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L steering VIN: 1LNFM97V6W
Thanks guys, The pull to the left when hitting the brakes (it would only pull for a second or two) turned out to be a partially plugged or collapsed right brake line.Thanks
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L wipers and blower motor VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
NOT TO MANY REPLIES. it turns out thaat for the blower motor there is a connector in the passenger side kick panel. when starting to play with this connector i would lose or get power. wipers- turns out that the wiper motor connector had a bad ground in the co...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L cooling system VIN: 1LNHM87A2Y
First of all thanks to all that took the time to reply. I have been out of the shop for the past few days and finally got back to working on this car. I removed the radiator and sent it out due to the high mileage. It was in pretty good shape. I checked the...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starter VIN: 1N4BU31D0R
Thanks to all who responded, it was late on a very long day for me when I posted so sorry for the wrong brand. This vehicle has an interesting relay system for the starter (inhibitor relay 6 terminal) and the possibility of two anti theft relays (not on this ...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L electric windows VIN: 1070441202
my thanks to all, especially mark from texas for the wireing diagrams. it was the relay and a minor wire repair in the supply line to term 30 of the relay. thanks again for all the help and support. chuck
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J3J
FIRST OFF I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERY BODY FOR YOUR INFO. I PUT ANTI-SEEZE ON FLY WHEEL AND THAT QUITENED THE SQUEEL NOISE, BUT STILL WOULDN'T START. I FIGURED OUT IF I HELD THE KEY IN THE START POSITION AND WIGGLED KEY IT WOULD START EVERY TIME. FOUND THE PRO...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L antenna VIN: 1MEHM59592
replaced antenna assembly and customer hasnt been back. looks like this one is fixed!
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Guage Cluster VIN: JA4LX31G43
Replaced cluster with brand new part from dealer after speaking to a parts manager who said they replace 3-5 a year, no problems as of yet. Thanks for all the help.
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1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NBU31D8TC
HAROLD FROM FLORIDA GAVE SOME INSIGHT AS A POSSIBLE PROBLEM WITH USED TRANSMISSIONS BEING INSTALLED WITH OUT THE HOLE FOR THE CRANKSHAFT PSOITIONS SENSOR.STARTED CHECKING FURTHER AND THE BOLT THAT HOLDS THE CRANK SENSOR IN WAS NOT FACTORY.THE THREADS FOR THE S... Trouble codes: P0335, P1336.
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L ignition fuse
Thanks to all who replied with information as to what my problem could be. Seems the front (left) engine mount by radiator was broken and causing engine to torque rearward when put in gear and the harness on the passenger side was stressing. Fixed the broken a...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Lack of power VIN: 1G2NV52E82
I replaced the converter and the secondary o2 sensor, reset the computer and road tested. All is fine, as to why the converter went bad, well, it does have over 100k on it and it does lose it's efficiency after awhile. I'll [...] this one fixed, and move on. Th... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1979 Porsche 928 4.5L brk pres warn VIN: 9289201191
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED SO QUICKLY! ACCORDING TO THE MANUAL WE HAD (MITCHELL); IT DID NOT SAY TO DISCONNECT THE BATTERY TO RESET THE BRAKE PRESSURE WARN LIGHT-- ONLY TO TURN THE KEY TO RUN POSITION & PUSH RESET. NOT SURE WHAT ACTUAL FIX MIGHT HAVE BEEN? EI...
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1983 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L shifter VIN: WPOAA0915D
Some said to check the linkage which we did and found it to be satisfactory. Most replies said that the problem would be it the gearbox it's self. We are not equiped to handle that so we refered him to someone who could do this. Thanks for the valuable info.
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L electric windows VIN: 3VMRF81H2W
REPLACED ALL THE WIRING TO THE WINDOWS AND INSTALLED TWO NEW WINDOW REGULATORS. IT WAS EXPENSIVE, BUT THE CUSTOMER MADE THE PROBLEM HIMSELF BEFORE BRINGING IT TO ME. EVERYTHING NOW WORKS GREAT!
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L motor VIN: 3VWSD69M81
well,the jetta is fixed.i got 9 quick replies,8 said to drop it out the bottom,one said it comes out the top,so i took it out the top.just kidding.it comes out the bottom pretty easy,after you remove subframe.special thanks to scott,who sent me the procedure o...
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1989 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L oil filter VIN: YV1AX8858K
I appears that no one else is having an unusual number of cracked oil filters. Apparently there was a recall of some Bosch filters some time ago. We have had six failures on the Bosch filters in a month--on different cars, installed by four different techs. ...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L power steering VIN: YV1LZ56D4X
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2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1SZ58D51
thanks to all the veh did have reflash 155 perviously performed; however upon further diag we found we had knock off air tube to inter cooler it was just touching hard tube and would seperate when engine was started(unmetered air) attached tube, disconnected b... Trouble codes: 102 (mass air flow meter fault), 1238 (turbo boost solenoid fault).
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