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1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBA5413G
have checked oil pressure while cranking engine w/ manual guage has oil pressure, checked for spark has spark, checked for injector drive at injectors it appears to be fine and also checked fuel pump and it is working. we do not usually work on these cars chec...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L electric windows VIN: WAUGA84AXT
Hello Audi techs!!! I got a good one for you all...This A6 came to the shop with an electrical problem that was draining the battery overnight and the sunroof was working intermittently. Upon inspection, we found a .86Amp draw at the central locking/lighting c...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L cruise control VIN: WAUDD68D0Y
We have a 2000 Audi S4 brought in for cruise control problem. Can not find the location of cruise control module. Checked with AllData and the Audi dealer, both show computer being located behind the glove box, but it is not there...very frustrating...we feel ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Wipers VIN: WAULC68E13
Here is the problem. The customer came in with a complaint of the wiper blades stuck in the middle of the windshield. I heard from another tech that it could be set for winter mode. Didn't know if there was a reset procedure or if I just need to loosen the wip...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53401
He all, Need BMW expert advise. 01 330ci 3.0L drove in running very poorly, lack of poor and hard start. MIL scan revealed a crank sensor fault. Researched and found a bulletin on Crankshaft failures and replaced with genuine OE crank sensor. Problem seemed be... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor fault code 83)
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L fuell smell VIN: 2G1FP22P7S
customer stated that about a week ago he started smelling a raw fuel smell thru the passemger side window after driving the car. says it happens intermittantly after driving car around town . searched archives found one request for a year older camaro same sen...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WX12K6Y
Car starts just fine when the engine is cold. After engine reaches normal operating temperatures(anything over 180 degrees F), and it sits for at least 5 minutes it will not start. Checked fuel pressure regulator for any kind of external leak...with and withou...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNDT3W512
help!!! i just just fixed a 4wd nightmare, and now i got an abs light. customer is going to california. we were testing 4wd in the air like always and it produced an abs light, no surprize. checked codes. two were present. cleared and test drove light comes ba...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19T93
Wondering if anyone have run across this before, vehicle blows PCM 2 fuse about one to two minutes after engine starts, MIl and gear indicator lights go out and engine will not crank. Mitchell shows fuse powers PCM & TCM (same computer) and fuel pump. I believ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L a/c control VIN: 2GCEK19T54
thanks in advance . our request for a/c is not coming out of the engine control modual . we have seriel data [ switching 2.51 v to 2.49 v ] at pin 59 into the engine control modual but no a/c requested coming out of the engine control modual . does this vehicl...
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2005 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52F25
Hi, everyone I need some help, I have no communication with p.c.m.,trans,& b.c.m.,have no radio,fuel and temp gauge operation.however all lights in dash are working will crank but no start somtimes it will start with all the same problems I have listed. I feel...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP44GXY
the customer drop the vehicle off he said he replace the pcm because it got damage in a accident. the owner told me that he replace it with a used pcm and he said the all the numbers match the original but he started geting a check engine light coming on. so w... Trouble codes: 1494 (leak detection pump pressure switch), 1495 (leak detection pump solenoid circuit)
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1993 Dodge W250 5.9L speedometer VIN: 1B7KMZ6C2P
hi guys! hope some dodge techs have seen this before. very intermittantly when customer comes to a stop his speedometer still shows he is moving. caught it one time when we were driving it and scanner showed speed also while stopped. no codes storred. also ove...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L lower ball joint VIN: 2B4GP24R3V
The left lower ball joint snapped, not pulled out of the socket, the shaft of the joint broke pretty much straight across. The customer claimed they hit a manhole cover, but the tire wasn't blown and the rim wasn't bent. The cross section where the shaft snapp...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L climate control & power windows & door locks VIN: 2B3HD46T4V
customer states that the abs and air bag light will come on at the same time - intermittent - when they do, the power windows/door locks and climate control are inoperative.
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.2L vents VIN: 1B4HR28Y3Y
we have this durango that came with the vent switching to defrost on in incline or heavy accleration. we installed a updated one way valve in the supply line per service bulletin but the problem is still there. i was hoping some one had the same thing before a...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2YD64152
THIS VAN IS REALLY A FREIGHTLINER 2002 BUT SEEMS THE SAME AS THE 03 DODGE 2.7. IT HAS BOTH THESE CODES AND WAS TOWED IN & NOW WILL START BUT WILL DIE AT IDLE BUT WILL RESART.HAS ANYONE HAD SIMALAR PROBLEMS WITH STARTS RUNS & DIES WITH THESE CODES, THE CUST SAY... Trouble codes: P0100, P0190
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1955 Ford Thunderbird 292CID starter VIN: P5FH133884
This vehicle came in for a number of repairs. The starter was cranking the engine slowly and required a battery charger or jump box to get the engine to crank fast enough to start after the vehicle sat for a while. Once the engine has started and warmed it wil...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42T7S
Hi Gents, I have this mustang that has the engine warning light coming on when cruising. I checked for airleaks I have none. I ran the scan tool over the car and neither launch scan tool or Snap on tool would work. Is there any other way for me to retreive the...
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1996 Ford Probe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1ZVLT20A3T
Vehicle came in with a vibration at idle, goes away with a slight increase in rpms. Motor mounts are new, distributor cap, rotor & cables are new. Checked, cleaned and regap spark plugs, plugs seem to have normal light brown deposits. Checked for vacuum leaks,...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14X6V
hi this is tom, truck misses at 45 mph cruise, #1&#4, man gaskets were changed 1 yr ago, we have changed, coil, injectors, plugs, wires, cam sensor. it can be duplicated in shop. 1400rpm brake torque, misfires come ans go at [...] intervals, we have disconn... Trouble codes: 301 (1 misfire), 304 (4misfire)
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1998 Ford F-150 5.4L battery VIN: 2FTRX18L7W
The battery goes dead if the vehicle sits for 3-4 days. Key off draw tests show no apparent problems while testing. Replacing the GEM, as suggested in other posts for an intermittent key off draw, did not fix the problem. Removing the GEM fuse brings the draw ...
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1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP54N6X
Hi, this is actully my car, not a custome car. Ok I have had this car for about two years and has had this issue scence I purchused it. Ok the car has poor fuel economy and intermitinly hesitates. I found the pre-cat 02's were lazy and replaced them and gained...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L brakes VIN: 1FAFP4442Y
Hey guys and gals, Looking for some help on this one, it seems pretty simple but is realy beating me up. This is our service writers wifes car and it came in for front and rear brakes. I installed new rotors and pads in the front and the rear and pressure blee...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FAFP34P22
I would like to know if the Single Over Head Cam engine is compatible to replace with the Dual Over Head Cam engine, without having to replace anything but the engine?
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2003 Ford E-150 Club Wagon Chateau 4.6L rotors, pads VIN: 1FMRE11L93
This vehicle pulls to the right after several miles of driving. When cold, brakes even. the longer the vehicle is driven the harder the brakes pull when applied. After test drive, brakes are checked for heat and ease of wheel rotation. Right side is hard to ro...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTNF20LX4
overdrive light flashes ck eng lite comes on feels like it is binding or in 2 gears have traced wires from pcm ck for continuity &resistance traceded wires from abs module for vss when od light flashing vss has a value with vech not moving clear codes they com...
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2005 Ford E-250 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNE24W65
Hi. First thank you in advance for your help. The owner complained of cold air blowing only when above 60 mph. At the idle, the low side is 70psi and high side 150psi. At 2500rpm or higher, low side 35psi and high side 200psi and climbing. We recovered the ref...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L suspension VIN: 1FDNE35L45
Hello all! One of my co-workers is working on a E350 Budget Rental Truck, which has a intermittant vibration. We have driven it for about 50 miles and not felt it but we have had it towed in 3 times. Customers state that it will be riding smooth and suddenly a...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L none VIN: 1HGEN164WL
This Civic runs and shifts fine but has DTC's P0700 and P1705. The P1705 is my main concern and I was wondering if any of the Honda techs or general trans techs could shed some light on what causes these codes to activate. Michell on Demand was not very helpfu...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1742T
This car sat for 2 years in our balmy New England weather and then the owner decided to put it on the road again. It ran but was towed in. First start was ok but oil light on and oil pressure gauge flat, throttle sticky. Removed throttle body and cleaned, rein...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Model of vehicl VIN: 1J4FY19S3V
Jeep afficianados: We need to know which model this Jeep is. Some have said it's a Model TJ and others a Model YJ. Can someone help us with this problem: determining which model this is? And can parts interchange? Thank's in advance. I appreciate all your prof...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FY29PXV
Hello every one, THIS JEEP HAVE LACK OF POWER ,WE HAVE CHANGED ITS O2 SENSORS ,AND ALSO AIR AND FUEL FILTERS ,IT RAN FINE FOR ABOUT 1 MONTH AND CAME BACK WITH THE SAME CODE ANY AND ALL IDEARS ARE WELCOME Trouble codes: P0171
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4FJ68S5W
I need some help fellas, this Jeep has a COLD hesitation only. It acts up for about 2-3 minutes while reaching operating tempature, and then runs fine. While cruising at steady pace it starts to flutter and fall on its face, it will then at times begin to surg...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1JFF48S1YL
Low side service valve is leaking and i can not get the core out of the valve. Is there a trick to it or a special tool I need? Ive broken three valve tools.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GW48S21
Help!! After repairing a no-start due to a faulty battery connection, customer returned and stated that vehicle now "hesitates". Upon a road test, the hesitation complaint was actually found to be a transmission problem. Upon a normal take-off from a stop, t...
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1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L Misfire VIN: KNAFB1219W
Problem with the vehicle is that is has a misfire and runs poorly only when cold. After vehicle warms up, the car runs like a dream. Plugs, wires and O2 sensors have been replaced, it has been to a couple other shops and they could not figure it out, so the ni...
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2002 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L ac system VIN: KNDSP13192
WE have this van that cust states that front air not very cold but gets better if rear air fan is turned on. Found temp at idle runs 50 degrees at 2000 rpm temp goes up to 56 in rear air at idle temp is 72 and dropes to 48 at 2000 rpm. At the rear air lines in...
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1977 Lincoln Continental 7.5L blower VIN: 7Y82A84832
no blower when temp is set 75 or colder,compresser is on. has rebulit atc unit, blower resister plug was replaced (melted) and resistor.temp sensors test good.when you put on to high the blower goes on for a second then goes off.high blower and range relays ar...
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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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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L transaxle VIN: 1LNHM97V3X
I have a customer who was on vacation with this Lincoln and when driving at interstate speeds 70-75 mph after about 30 miles of driving it starts to blow fluid out. He took it to a trans shop who flushed it new filter and cleaned the vent. Test drove no proble...
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1989 Mazda MX-6 DX 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1YVGD31B8L
car came to me from another shop. has had engine replaced with a used engine. car has low power and surges at hiway speed. has new plugs,wires,cap,rotor,o2 sensor,ignition module. fuel pressure tests ok, copression within speck, fuel injectors test ok, maf sen...
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1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JMIEC4327N
Vehicle came in with an interment stall/check engine light after driving. Unable to duplicate any of the concerns, But the vehicle cuts out on acceleration, all the time. Checked and found the tps intermentaly open. Replaced sensor, still same symptoms. There ...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4F4YR12C0W
High idle speed of 1500 rpms for 4-5 seconds and then drops to normal idle speed when coming to a stop. Won't idle high in the shop, only when driving.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
hello everyone i'm hoping someone has seen this before. van runs good cold after a few minutes it losses all power and dies, hard start, poor accl. 2.5l dohc. ignition checks out fine. idle fine installed fuel test tester and test drove it. the pressure droppe...
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2001 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22810
Car came in failed emmision test; MIL on. Pulled code P1170: FF data on Solus; 2535 RPM, open loop FS. ECT @ 194 F. LTFT +25%. STFT 0 (it was in open loop) VSS 48 MPH. After we operformed th emaintenance services, we road tested for 5 miles twice. The B1S1 vo... Trouble codes: P1170 (02 B1S1 inversion)
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBEAB0D6C
Hi folks. First off, I know very little of these systems. Alldata is not overly descriptive for diagnostics. The fuel pressure is 80 psi regulated. The car simply can barely drag itself down the road. I drained all the fuel and replaced with fresh and the car ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L 12 VIN: WDBGA32EOR
Hi, all the mercedes benz tech this car has comes to my shop. Its speedometer doesnt work and the ABS light is on at the same time. I checked all the fuse and they are all ok. Then i replaced the both sides of the front speed sensor and the rear speed sensor i...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L lf caliper & rr wheel cyl VIN: AM2XV11T7X
thanks in advance this auto came in for noise in front end after getting on the brakes fairly agressively . found lf caliper locked up. so it was replaced with a reman. after bleeding it was almost locked up again so i went a little further , found rr wheel cy...
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2005 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM5505A
car was brought in for check engine light. Customer stated it ran rough for a moment. Pulled codes p0351-p0356 coil circuit malfunction.at this time im unable to verifie my customer concerns. wiring check ok.has any one see this before. Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356
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1975 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: GHN5UF3770
I was doing a tune up and the wires got pulled off before firing order was written down. Anybody got firing order specs on this cutie? THanks!!!
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2005 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L crank pulley VIN: JA4MW51S05
We did a timing belt replacement on this vehicle and now it wont start. The crank pulley seperated form the trigger wheel when we pulled it apart. We put it together the way it looked like it came apart(because of the pins)and the vehicle wont run. Looking at ...
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1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L alarm VIN: JN1HJ01F9P
The customer brought the car in with the alt/alarm wire unhooked. I hooked it back up. It was the only way he could get it to start. I have looked up the no on the side of the keyless module. I entered it by hitting s first. I get the long tone then enter a 4 ...
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1997 Nissan Maxima 3.0L engine
car had a problem of starting it takes really long to start fuel pressure is good engine has new tune up .still car takes a while to start .mil is on code p0440 nad p0446 evap emission system .i think these codes dont have nothing to do with situation.once it ...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D2Y
We have checked over the vehicle, tore in to inlet manifold and discovered the power valve arrangement is inoperative and strangling the engine. Hence, the rich readings. By fudging the power valve vacuum connections we can make the vehicle run without the rep... Trouble codes: P175
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2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G8AJ52F05
Hello Techs. Just wanted to see if anybody has run into this before. Vehicle has the two codes listed above and stalls often.I brought the car in today for a quick once over and inspected the Throttle body. It is slightly open as it is supposed to be and other... Trouble codes: 1516 (Throttle actautor module controle performance), 0171 (lean condition)
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L pads and shoes VIN: 2T1AE04B4S
Car came to shop with brakes draging in front, found front caliper slid pins rusted and stuck. replace front calipers rotors, replace front hoses because of high milage. After job was done road tested and customer picked up car. He drove 3 miles down the road ...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG12K8T
fails obd readiness for egr system,vacuum readings proper,switching valve working proper,HELP THANKS Trouble codes: P0401
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K31
if any one could help it would be appreciated this is an intermediate problem we changed the speed sensor code came back 2 days later thank you Trouble codes: P0500 (vss speed sensor)
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Auto tran shifting VIN: JTEGH20V52
Regarding: 2002 2wd Rav4 w/ automatic transmission. Came in with several symptoms and a code P0758 (shift solenoid B electrical problem). Vehicle sometimes would start out in 3rd and then shift normally in and out of OD as appropriate with speed, load, and OD ...
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1992 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L No Start VIN: ZAREA43L7N
First I'd like to thank all that replied.Frank from new jersey suggested crank sensor. He stated that a sensor from a 93 BMW with a M50 engine should fit. We ordered one and the lead was way to short,maybe splicing the old harness on it may have worked. We cho...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBAAN3342Y
THANKS TO ALL OF THE BMW EXPERTS OUT THERE THIS ONE IS FIXED! THE PROBLEM WAS JUST WHAT EVERYONE HAD SAID IT WOULD BE, THE REALLY EXPENSIVE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR BLOCK. I GUESS ALL MANUFACTURES HAVE RESISTOR BLOCK PROBLEMS. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL OF YOUR HEL...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Unknown
I drove the car a few times and got the gear check light to come on and each time only the 055 code set. If I stopped the car turned off the ignition and restarted the car, the light would go off but at some point it would set a CAN code 146. So as a few p...
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cooling VIN: 1G4HP52K0X
Well , I wish I could say this was fixed but it is still in progress . Thanks to all who replied ! Responses were all over the board on this one ! Have pursued several suggestions. Since posting ; Removed and cleaned orifice ( some debris but not plugged ) No...
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1953 Cadillac allard 331CID starter VIN: K33282XXXX
Thanks to all the replys, I found the answer to be just getting a 1953 starter. My local suppliers and rebuilder were no help here , Hey it is 2007! Called allcads.com, they had a rebuilt in stock, but then forgot to ship it . It got here Monday and the car n...
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1955 Cadillac Fleetwood 75 331CID 2-3 upshift
Thank you for all the responses on 1955 Cadillac transmission, harsh 2-3 shift. Customer has taken car back to Skagway for the summer and I will not be able to service it again until fall time. I appreciate the responses I received. It is very help full to ...
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CN533XL
hi group well we finally went ahead and replaced the cat with the test we ran on it showed it was working fairly well, i ordered a factory style cat not the little universal one, nox came way down to 230 at 15 mph and 124 at 25 mph, would like to say thank you...
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1992 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L struts VIN: 1G6EL13BON
Thanks again for your time in this matter. It turns out the procedure was in Alldata, split into two different sections. I found the info I needed shortly after I posted the help request. Typical! Ignition on depress the off and warmer buttons on the CCC s...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L compressor VIN: 1GCDC14ZXR
THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR GUYS/GALS HELP MARTIN FROM BRITSH COLMUBIA HIT IT RIGHT ON THE HEAD THE LINES AT THE CONDENSOR WAS CROSSED.MY GAUGES READ PREFECT AND IT GETS TO ABOUT 37 DEGREES. THIS IS PRIME EXAMPLE ON HOW WE ALL NEED TO DOUBLE CHECK OUR WORK. ONCE AG...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ABS system VIN: 1GKDT13W1V
Sorry for waiting so long to close this post but this vehicles owner had an after market warranty and his warranty company would not cover any sensors. We determined the front ABS sensors were bad but the owner said at that time they didn't have the money for...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL52M7V
Thanks to all. Following suggestions from Iatn and other sources, I started by pulling the front O2 sensor and that made no difference. Fuel pressure was right on the money at 40osi. Removed and blew through fuel filter and it was clean as a whistle. Pulled wi... Trouble codes: P0121, P0300, P0420, P1106 (MAP sensor circuit intermittent high).
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GKFK16ROX
thanks to everyone your a life saver,[...] hit it right on the head the pink wire to the crank sensor was rubbing on the block and would lntermitatly blow the ecm 1 fuse,that fuse does not contol the fuel pump,the ecm b fuse does
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L 4th VIN: 2G1WX12K9Y
thanks for all the quick responses,it was indeed the clutch hub that was stripped.we overhauled it and so far no glitches.just puzzled why no codes and what the adaptive memory count on my scanner meant. after completion and codes cleared i scanned again and t...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L lighting and starting VIN: 1G1JF12T61
WELL FOR TWO DAYS VEHICLE RAN GREAT AND STARTED EVERY TIME AND NO "BLACKOUTS"...CUSTOMER NEEDED VEHICLE SO LET HIM TAKE IT...NOW INSTRUMENT PANEL AND RADIO AND ACCESSORIES ARE ON DIFFERENT GROUNDS BUT CHECKED THEM ANYWAY..TRIED CYCLING SWITCH BUT ALSO NOTHING ...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L frt rotors VIN: 2G1WF52E83
Thanks to all who offered suggestions. I drove the vehicle and used the brakes as you would normally brake and then checked the rotor temp with an infrared gun and found the temps on all four rotors to be from 180 to 188 degrees, frts being 4-8 degrees warmer....
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.2L Stall VIN: 2C3HH56J31
Thanks for the replies. Unpugged egr and let customer drive it for a few days, he said that it didn't stall. Replaced egr, all is good.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18N32
HEY I WANT TO SAY THANK FOR ALL THE HELP U GUYS SEND ME I GOT THE VEHICLE FIX THE PROBLEM FOR THE DEAD CYLINDER WAS ONE OF THE WATER JACKS FROM THE HEAD CRACK AND THE COOLANT ZIP TRUE THE THE CYLINDER. Trouble codes: P0351 (igntion coil no.1 primary circuit).
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B4GP44392
i couldnt fix this vehicle i didnt get anything usefull to track down the problem i did all the usall things nothing worked you know with 40% of the cars comming to shops today have evap codes why isnt there a more percise and accurate way to find or duplica... Trouble codes: 1682 (442 - small leak), 442 (small leak), 455 (large leak).
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L ac preformace VIN: 1FBJ331HXR
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLYED. AFTER GOING BACK AND RECHARGING THE SYSTEM. I TOOK A WATER HOSE AND LET IT SOAK THE CONDENSOR. SURE ENOUGH THE TEMP DROP FROM 66F TO 55F. I THE CHECKED THE CLUTCH FAN EVERY THING SEEMS FINE. CHECKED AND BLEW OUT THE RADATIOR VENTS....
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18L9V
i think i panic on this one, time was running out and my vacation was about to start,i think i was sure it was the antitheift (patts ) when in fact it was in the 42 wire connecter i found 3 wires broken,lesson learned don't pull on wires remove them. thanks f...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTNF21L8X
Truck came back about three days ago blowing fuse 15 in the dash fuse block and no dome light and shift interlock would not release. Found short in GEM module and module smelled like burnt death. Disassembled GEM and found circuit board looks like its been on ...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P7Y
This one is fixed!!! Roger from ALberta and Richard both hit the nail on the head! It was the alternator causing the false codes and stumble/misfire the whole time. We tried using a Ford DPFE that we had lying around the shop( was correct part#). We even tried... Trouble codes: P0340, P0172.
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, VIN: 2FMDA5344Y
After several replies hinting to connections, grounds, etc... I checked all connections, did tap test, checked powers and grounds, and since that point the car has not acted up. I believe during the testing process of unplugging and plugging in connectors, t...
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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Interior VIN: 1FMDU75W53
When i found out that Ford had integrated the GEM modual into the IPC I knew right then that an IPC was what i was going to need. I replaced the IPC and all is well. I do not understand how Ford gets away with robbing its customers in this way. I have changed ...
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2001 Honda Civic HX 1.7L mechanicle torque converter lock up VIN: 1HGEM22701
Thanx to all who replied! It appears this IS a commmon problem with the Civic (just Goggle - honda extended warranty auomatic transmission and read some of the hits). The customer picked up the car and is taking it to the dealer. Good thing I checked here b...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW58N1Y
Thank you everyone for your help. Unfortunately the customer has never brought back the vehicle. They are a regular customer and we've worked on their other cars since then but apparently the jeeps problem has gone dormant. Sorry I could not provide anymore...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1NLHM82W03
Thank you all in IATM land. The info received was very useful in diagnosing not only this car, but many cars to come. Mode 6 misfire counter was a learning experience. I found, thanks to you, that misfires do not update until you back out of generic completely...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L window regulator VIN: JM1NA3516M
4 replies 1. John from new jersey advised to get info from dealer and gave a fairly detailed description of how to do it.2 Paul from California advised to send back to dealer if cables were not pre spooled on drum. 3 Sione from Tonga advised to get dealer info...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22DOT
Thanks for the information everyone. I found a few other problems with this car.The idle speed air screw was turned all the way in and this leads me to think that there is a vacuum leak somewhere. I can't find it but I think the intake gaskets are leaking. Thi... Trouble codes: P1170.
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1997 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Tilt Steering VIN: JM1TA2213V
Thanks to all who replied. Removed motor and disassembled, found brushes to be melted. I decided to replace the relay at the same time along with the motor. Installed new motor and relay and moved the switch, it moved up once and then did nothing like before. ...
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L valve train VIN: JM1NB35381
THANKS TO ALAN, CA. ORDERED UPDATED VVT ACTUATOR, OIL CONTROL VALVE AND COVER. INSTALLED AND TEST STARTED, FLAWLESS. CHANGED OIL(5W-30) JUST BECAUSE AND SHIPPED IT. THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. DARIN/ SERVICE MANAGER
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2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L odometer VIN: WDBHA24GXY
Thanks for the help, I tried the hard reset a couple times with no change except the trip meter started to read all zeros and when i drove it it showed 0007??. If the customer has repaired at the dealer I will post results. Thanks again
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L transmission VIN: 4M2ZV12T92
thanks for all the help for everyone but there was a nissan tsb about valve body problems. after getting ok for warranty company we pulled the pan down and found a decent amount of metal on the magnets. priced updated valve body from ford and it was around 1...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L cyl head warp VIN: WMWRC33405
A big thanks to Iatn, Peter,Louie,Brooks,Dave and steve,This Mini isdown the road and service manager is happy.I started car up with combustion leak tracer fluid on coolant fill opening and color changed from blue to yellow just like all the GM engines that ha...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN1CZ24A3L
Thanks to everyone who replied, Especially Blake, Jeff & John. The web site listed was very helpful. Vehicles back together and running great. Thanks again, John
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N68D16S0V
Hi, Thanks for all the help. The Mass Air Flow Sensor needed to be replaced. The truck runs great and no codes have returned yet. Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire Detected Cylinder 3), P0450 (EVAP Pressure Sensor Malfunction), P0446 (EVAP Vent Control Malfunction).
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D2Y
The 3 replies said to clean the maf, check the ecu for the foam defect, and check for leaking injectors. We had already cleaned the maf. We had checked for leaking injectors. We checked the ecu for foam degradation and that was OK. Due to the minimal respon... Trouble codes: P175.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L clutch VIN: 1N4BA41E04
We replaced the slave and master and the problem has not reoccurred, lets hope that the dealer was just a little off when they changed the clutch. We would have done the clutch and slave had the customer come to us first. Thanks for all the responces, Terry Et...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L blow off valve VIN: 1P4GP44G0W
Thank you all that have replied to this problem. I have gathered a ton of info from you guys as well as some local help. What we determined is that the compressor has a little bit of noise coming from it and what we think is going on is the compressor is com...
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1988 Pontiac Fiero Sport 2.5L clutch VIN: 1G2PE11RXJ
Thanks for all 22 replies. Suggestions included the following. Problem w/disc, bent clutch pedal, problem w/pilot bearing, clutch assy problem, bent release lever, bent slave cylinder bracket, non O.E. clutch components, flywheel too thin- shim to compensate...
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