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1997 Acura CL 3.0L srs light VIN: 19UYA2251V
hello techs i have a acura 3.0 cl.car sent from body shop with srs light on 7/15/06. scanned had code 08-00 and called to replace srs unit.customer now returned and body shop replaced unit.srs light is on and when scanned has no codes. if i clear codes light s...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L booster VIN: WAUBA24B6X
brake pedal seems hard---tested vacuum booster holds vacuum---checked for engine vacuum 20 inches--cannot find any leaks. does not happen everytime. has anyone run into this before. i hate to install new booster without confirming. this vehicle also has electr...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Horn / Radio / Vanity Lights/ Outside Temp VIN: WBADD6328W
Hello BMW Techs, We have what maybe a common problem we have the Horn, Vanity Mirror Lights, Radio and outside Temp not powering up at times, we did plug in a new outside temp sensor which is usually the most common problem with that and that didn't take care ...
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1992 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1G4BN5374N
Help Buick/ G.M. Techs! We have this vehicle in for an oil pan, have not done one before and are using alldata info. we cannot clear oil pan from flex plate when attempting to remove. We are following the procedure by the book and are not skipping any steps. A...
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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L anti theft VIN: 1G4CW52K5V
The customer originally had this car in for the air bag light being on, that turned out to be the BCM, which was completely dead, no functions, no communication. Replaced the BCM and programmed, everything works good. Now the car intermittently has a no crank ...
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1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KS52Y7S
Customer states: 'A/C pressure low' displayed on dash, proceeded to have pressures checked all OK. Sent to me to check electrical. This is the first Cadillac to enter my shop, If I supply compressor direct with current it functions and cools. I have no technic...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4W
Evening gentlemen and ladies. I have an 1998 cadillac deville that keeps throwing a Maf sensor code (P0101). The problem is how inconsistant the problem occurs, approximitly once in fifty miles. I have looked at freeze frame and tried to duplicate the problem,... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf out of range)
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1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hood
I am not sure if this has a cable directly to the release or if there is a lever. I am on the island of Antigua in the caribbean without any type of reference manuals. I do not in any way want to cause any damage to the vehicle in try to open this top. if some...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GBEK19R8V
ive been messing with this truck for two days off and on-when you gradually give it gas under load or in nuetral it will rev up fine-when you take off from a stop or rev it up fast it labors to rev up and has no power whatsoever-you imediatly think it has a pl...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L no power VIN: 1GCGK29RXW
ease into throutle vehicle ok step on throutle no power won't go over 10 mph fuel pressure 60 psi acts like pluged converter pressure guage before converter 1.5-2.0 at 2500 rpm changed coil,control modual,cam sensos, no misses no codes still on power
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GNGK26J3X
Thanks in advance. This truck came in with a wicked pedal pulsation. did front brakes and had rotors turned on car. this got rid of the steering wheel shimmy . looked at rear brakes and linings were cracked and drums purple. replaced shoes drums and test drove...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 6.0L compressor VIN: 3GNGK26UOI
The A/C compressor will not come on after the vehicle has run, been shut off, [say like you go into the store for 5 minutes] and then you start the vehicle up. No A/C. The compressor is not coming on and the A/C light on the dash is blinking when you push it t...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L speedo odometer VIN: 1GCDM19W5Y
here is what i got... the speedo doesn't work (stays at 0) & the odometer and the prndl do not light up. on my red brick, i can see vehicle speed and the gear position and both read properly. on the plug that connects to the speedo, all power and grounds seem ...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L blower motor VIN: 2G1WF52E93
Customer had blower motor and resistor replaced, but blower motor still works intermittently. Any ideas anyone Thanks for your help Jaime
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L High Pressure VIN: 3C8FY78G03
Hey everyone, I'm looking for assistance on this PT. She had the a/c "charged" at a lube center. It worked for three days. She said it started to make a "funny" noise, then the a/c stopped. She returned to lube center, they "extracted" refrigerant and gave her...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L instument cluster VIN: 3C4FY48B33
hey fellas this pt cruiser i got here flashs "no fuse" across the odometer repeatedly. have checked all fuses there all good...any suggustion to this would be appreciated
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1984 Dodge D150 5.9L Oil Pressure VIN: 1B7GD14T8E
Dear Chrysler techs, Hopefully you can help me on this one. This 1984 Dodge Ram 150 came in on the hook(died going down the road). Would try to start every so often when cranking. Found engine out of time. Pulled timing cover off and found this one had used th...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire, backfire VIN: 1B7HF16Y5S
thanks for reading! We just installed a used engine from a 94 jeep grand cherokee into a 95 dodge ram. After switching many parts, vehicle starts and runs but backfires thru intake. We have checked timing, did a tune up on it(cap, wires, rotor, plugs and coil...
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1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L temperature control cable VIN: 1B7GL23Y9V
This is actually a fix and a warning. Air conditioning had good pressures however duct temperatures were too high. This was caused by the temperature control cable being out of adjustment at the blend door. The warning is about the repair information from Chry...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Y71
Engine misfires when stone cold.. Only under load and for a brief time, mabey 10 to 20 seconds while driving, bad misfire with backfire. Then vehicle runs like a top rest of day even after sitting for 3 hrs. Feul pressure when cold 50 psi. sprayed new wires an...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L a/c vents VIN: 1D7HA16N22
HI, THIS A/C BLOWS COLD OUT OF THE TWO DRIVER SIDE VENTS, BUT AT AMBIENT TEMP OUT OF THE THREE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE.i pulled apart the dash and can see all the actuator motors moving and seem to work good. i pulled the blower motor and reached inside, there w...
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1D4HS38N03
Trying to help a friend, I have thrown a couple of parts at this, but still have same problem. Intermittently on cold start, will rev high (2000-2500 rpm) then settle back down. Hesitates badly for first 5 minutes of driving then does mostly OK with occasional...
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1991 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Engine VIN: 4E3CT64U1M
Hellow fellow tech's Here is a good one! A couple weeks ago I got this talon in that the cust. just bought that was having over-heating problems. I pulled it in and noticed that it ran very poorly. I sold the head job and compleated it. After dealing with a fe...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6L
Hello all, we have a good old ford problem child here. vehicle will crank but will not start, has fuel pressure (45psi), good spark on right bank plugs (dual plug design), injection pulse. removed timing covers and checked timing belt alignment, ok. engine has...
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1992 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L computer VIN: 1FMEU15H9N
This Bronco needs a computer and it has an aftermarket rebuilt in it with no OEM #. Everyone tells me that they need the OEM # to order a rebuilt. Ford tells me they cant help because it is too old. Does any one know how to get the OEM #? The complete VIN# 1FM...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N4P
Truck is from a used car lot with no history. Sometimes it runs great, sometimes it runs like a stuck open egr valve at idle with lope, slight black smoke and bad smell. Sometimes it idles great and sometimes it stumbles and the IAC can be heard correcting its...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L convertor VIN: 1FTJX35F9S
Vehicle came in with an intermintant stalling problem.Seems when it's in gear the torque convertor engages and stalls out the truck.Customer said he had a stall convertor put in several years ago.We don't see any codes and the fluid looks clean. Engine seems t...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Audio System VIN: 1FALP4042S
Thanks for your time and help. This Mustang has a battery drain. The drain is .42 Amps and when we remove the # 4 fuse in the engine compartment fuse box the drain drops to .069 Amps. The battery will go dead after sitting for 3 days. If the vehicle is used ev...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMDU35P3T
Hello, and thank you for taking time to read this. Customer comes in, says the explorer runs good, except when it is hot out 90+, and is pulling a single axle cargo trailer. Pull a steep hill and work it sometimes it will start stumbling running rough does no...
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1997 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMUA11U8V
Thank You in Advanced, at a utter loss with this thing. Customer states that vehicle will not start, turns over but no start. Customer says after several attempts will start. Had customer bring vehicle in, tried to duplicate problem, but would'nt you know? St...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L blend door VIN: 1FTZX1763W
My customer sold this truck and the AC is hot. Turns out the blend door is not working. If I hit on the heater box it will change. I know the motor works so the door must be broke. I had a ranger with this kind of problem and had to replace the whole plentum a...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6534X
I need to know if anyone can help with the alignment of the timing belt on this car. It is a 2.0L dual overhead cam engine. It calls for 2 special Ford tools which we do not have. I am assuming that one of the tools is a bar that aligns the slots on the back s...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FTNX20F8X
This vehicle has an erratic speedometer needle. while you are driving, it will jump up or down very quickly. After awhile it will set a code P0501 speed sensor code. We have checked the signal from the abs module to the speedometer. While the pattern looks cle...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L comp. clutch control VIN: 3FAKP1137X
Thanx in advance. This car is smashed on every panel and has the interior stripped out of it, but they want the air fixed. The story goes; I charged it up(2# R134a) and the comp will engage,run for a few seconds and kick off.Pressures go 35/195 psi. High press...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L power windows VIN: 1FAFP55UXY
i have a 2000 taurus with left front window inop going up and intermmittant going down.when switch is moved to up position on touch relay rattles but window won't move.intermmittantly when switch is released from up position window moves down slightly-1/2" app...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L no power off idle VIN: 1FDWX37P13
Hello techs, I have this truck that just won't leave. When you mash the gas from idle the truck feels as if your not even touching the gas pedal. It eventually picks up when the rpms get over 2,000, even then power seems a little down. The engine starts runs e...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low power VIN: 1FDWF36P73
I have been working on this truck for 2 weeks, thanks in advance for any help I can get. Came in with complait of low power, had code P132b (turbo preformance). Drove truck with PDS hooked up, had very low boost under 3,000 rpm, would get to 11-12 psi over 3,0... Trouble codes: P132B
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1996 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GDJG31RXT
This box truck came in as a no start about a week ago. It has over 238k miles on it. Hooked up scanner and had no communication with ecm. Checked the dlc and had a signal and ground there so I ordered a new ecm. Had it flashed and installed it. The truck start...
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L computer, VIN: 1GKFK66UX3
replaced fuse blew imidiatly. any help woul be great, thanks in advance, -mike
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1986 Honda Civic 1.5L trans VIN: JHMAK74306
On accel from a stop this Honda will make a loud pop\clunk from trans. We initially thought it was a drive axle spline problem. I removed both axles and inspected the splines. All looked good. CV joints are all tight but not binding. I can duplicate problem on...
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2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L blower speeds VIN: JHLRD7886C
the heater fan has 6 settings,1 & 2 ok,3fan stops and a/c light goes off.4 &5 are higher then normal.6 is high,ok.i havedone a votage check but not goodreadings.omhs check shows open in speed 3.have any honda techs replaced the contol head for this problem.tha...
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L oil life indicator VIN: 1HGFA16856
i would like to know how to reset the oil life indicator, the car is outside the u.s.a. and the indi. itsīabout 40% now. i just did the oil change but the leves itīs still 40. what can i do?
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L power steering VIN: JNKBY31D6V
thanks in advance for your help car came in no fluid found rack and pump leaking replaced both started up blead system and it blew out the high pressure line had line repaired at a hydrolics shop due to cost of line but it was just the hose part so dont expect...
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L transmission VIN: JNRAR07YXX
Got this infinity/pathfinder in on hook. young lady said she went around corner and vehicle would not go but motor would rev---this is important. I took short test drive in it upon arrival and it was fine but wheels did seem to jump a bit it was in auto 4wd, w...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L oil light & low coolant warning VIN: SAJJA42CXY
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4GZ58S6R
hello friends, battling a smog problem. high mileage engine, no smoking, well maintained, factory spark plugs, no exhaust leaks or vacuum leaks. no trouble codes. proper working oxygen sensor. responce time less than .070ms. min voltage .05 max volate .980 eng...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1JW4GW5853
vehicle cools for a few minutes on the driver side vents then blows warm. high and low side pressure are slightly low but ok. evaporator is draining fine ac lines and filter dryer are condesating. compressor runs continuosly and makes a little noise. will not ...
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2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L shuts down VIN: 1J4FA39S43
This jeep came in with a check engine light on. Found a service bulletin about the oil pump driveshaft that seizes and rotates the cam sensor out of sync. Fixed that problem, but there was another complaint the customer came in with. He complained of blowing t... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P1294
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12553
THIS VEHICLE HAS A SEVERE HESITATION ON ACCEL,LIKE THE PUMP IS WEEK OR CONVERTER IS CLOGGED:HAVE SCOPED ALL SENSORS AND ALL HAVE CHECKED OUT WELL WITHIN SPECS.( CMP, CKP, TPS AS PER INFO FROM MITCHELL & SNAP-ON VANTAGE )INJECTORS CHECK OUT GOOD, ALL @ 15 ohms ...
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G8Y
Car sets a po300 missfire code but runs great, code sets after start up. Dealer has replaced the spark plugs twice because they said the plugs were loose.No customer complaints on driving, starting, stalling etc, just that the light comes on. Dealer states the... Trouble codes: P0300, ENG1N
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1968 Lincoln continental .0L electric window VIN: 8Y82A82511
Looking for the power window relay...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L blows a/c clutch fus VIN: 1LNHM87A92
this 02 lincoln has been back twice now with a blown 10 amp a/c fuse in the engine compartment fuse box. both times every thing that this fuse feeds test good. has anyone seen this befor thanks for your help!
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC 5.0L coolant VIN: WDB1260441
Ok this one is kind of odd. About 4 months ago this beautiful mercedes came to me with the complaint that in traffic the car would run a little hot. The first thing I did was check the fan clutch, of course it was shot! So i replaced it with a O.E unit. The ca...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L cams VIN: WDBHA23G6W
keeps breaking cam. after tchain and guides and tensioners replaced. not overly familier with this vehicle line is this common, is there something that you mercedes guys know that i need to know. i didn't do the original work but am about to be left with this ...
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1993 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1MELM5344P
NO power under load only when hot! When its cold it fine. As soon as it warms up it wont get out of its own way. o2 sensors go full rich when accelerating. SO that rules out anything fuel related, right? No, codes. KOER or KOEO. Ignition 10 degrees base timing...
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1992 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS34P9N
Hey Guys, I must be loosing it because this problem seems to defy my rational senses! We received this vehicle yesterday with a poor fuel economy and rough engine idle complaint. After some quick checking it seemed that #1 and #4 cylinders were not contributi...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D9Y
This car runs terrible at idle and smooths out off idle and runs great during accel! The system has no codes, but has one interesting data parameters. The o2's shows lean, but tests good. The Maf reads about .4 at idle, whether the car runs good or bad. The c...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X11
Hay guys, Tanks so much for your help in advance. this one has me stumped, the truck came in with the mil light on running fine found code p1140. all power, ground, and sig wiring good from ecm, and the ground connections are good, found sensor to be bad and r... Trouble codes: P1140
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Misfire VIN: 3N1AB51D23
Vehicle originally came in with Cyl #3 plug gap closed, complaint was misfire. Install new plugs, Check freeze frame, and fuel trims normal. Let vehicle go, came back 3 days later with Cyl #1&4 plug gaps closed. Swap coils into cyl #2, and have not had a probl... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder misfire 3), P0300 (Multiple cyl misfire)
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G3GR62CO5
Hey all! Car came in for stalling. Plugs/wires were bad - replaced. Car will stall if I take my foot off the gas pedal too fast, and will also stall at idle (in drive - after a couple of minutes in the same spot) 50% of the time. All codes listed here were in ... Trouble codes: 22 (TPS Circuit Open), 30 (Idle Speed Control Actuator Slow or Inop), 56 (Turbine Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit), 70 (Intermittent TPS Signal), 73 (Intermittent Engine Coolant Temp Sensor), 95 (Engine Stall Detected)
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E12
Well today turned out to be my lucky day with this car. It started acting up right away. I followed the troubleshooting steps for code P1225 and have determined that the ECM is bad, not getting power to the 1st injector. This will be going to the dealer for we... Trouble codes: P1225 (Also know as P0261 VAG 17633 Injector Cyl. 1 N30 Short to ground-error occurs intermittent), P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L tpms VIN: WBAVB335X6
THX FOE EVEREBODY HELP. FIX WAS EASY... AFTER YOU CHANGE TIRES YOU NEED TO DO RESET. AS PER MANUAL.
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L air flow direction VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
Gentlemen, As usuall, you guys have overwhelmed me with replies. Kudos to all. Unfortunately, the customer has not approved the repair for fear of what the costs could be. The vast majority of responses were that this was vacuum related. I can say with confid...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD52Y9V
Car is fixed!!! Yeah!!! Thanks to Robert from Colorado, you nailed it on the head. Temp sensor readings on the scan tool showed 9 degrees on the evap inlet temp, was too cold, compressor shut down to protect the evap from freezing. I feel really stupid in not ...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Injectors VIN: 2G1WN14T6M
Most common reply to the post was the fix. Fuel injectors' resistance dropped (shorted) when vehicle got warm, and shut down the driver curcuit in the PCM , causing the vehicle to have spark, but no injector pulse when it died. A new set of injectors (was hig...
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1996 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G16D5542T
It appears that the fix was the crank sensor. Resisatance was out of spec by about 400 ohms. We replaced it and the customer has not returned. Thanks to all that replied.
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2002 Chevrolet Tracker ZR2 2.5L a/c electrical system, VIN: 2CNBJ73462
THANKS TO MICHEL FROM TEXAS AND THE OTHERS THAT HAVE RESPONDED. IT HAS LEFT THE BUILDING AFTER READING THE POSTS AND RECHECKING THE GROUNDS WE HAD ORIGINALLY CHECKED. ON RIGHT HAND SIDE OF RADIATOR SUPPORT WE FOUND THE TWO GROUND WIRES AND RECHECKED, THE ONE C...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L engine VIN: 1G1JC52F14
did wet compression test all cyl good, redid fuel pressure test, koeo 58lbs, did fuel sample 85 percent water, disabled fuel system--- ran on brake clean... pulled tank cleaned, replaced fuel filter, fuel pump, flushed fuel lines--- cleared codes --- car runs ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L sulfur odor from exh VIN: 1GCHK23104
Thanks for all the input- we are going to test the charging system 1st and then if all ok have customer switch to good fuel. Greg and crew.
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31U44
hey guys!! well i guess i got caught up with that compression test, running comp. 0. well it had nothing to do with that, lol. it turned out to be the injector! it was faking me out cause i had pulse, i had operation,ie click click. i had flow, pressure drop o... Trouble codes: P0307, P0300.
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No A/C Clutch Engaugement VIN: 1C3EJ56H2S
Thanks for all the replies. The PCM was bad and caused the a/c compressor not to engauge. All is cool in Louisville now. David
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H4T
Thankyou for the quick responses, especially Phillip and Jason who were absolutely correct I did have another bad distributor. I installed a napa rebuilt distributor this am and it runs great. This cost difference was $100 between junk yard and reman. I am alw... Trouble codes: 300 (random cylinder misfire), 302 (cylinder 2 misfire).
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L door locks VIN: 1B7HL2AX41
the after market alarm was removed it still had the problem ordered a new central timer module (bcm) problem went away customer did not want alarm put back didn't mind only part that didn't work was unlocking with key fob thanks for all the help
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1994 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22BXR
thank you all for your advice. I put in a remanufacured dist and it works perfectly. In case anyone wonders a rebuilt distributor is actually cheaper than a module.
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP42T7S
Thank you for all the replies the customer was very happy with the cylinder head job and said the warning light always came on before hand. The customer was not upset with the light coming on. Thank you for all the replies I,ll post information if i get to wor...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1G45T67J75
thanks to everyone who replyed it was the fuel pressure regulator,agian thanks everyonw.took alittle while but i found it.
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP13P3X
Thanks for the replies but this one was so strange that only Stephen [...] even got close. He suggested we look at the grounds which is what we thought but as everyone knows you really have to have an open mind. Upon Stephen's suggestion about checking the si... Trouble codes: P0135 (B1S1 O2 idicates rich condition).
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 3FTNX20FIY
AS ALWAYS, THANKS FOR THE HELP. I GOT THE GROUND, G101, AS I REQUESTED. PROBLEM TURN OUT TO BE CONNECTOR INSIDE LEFT VALVE COVER THAT HAD COME UNPLUGEED. REPLUGGED AND SECURED BEST WE COULD, TRUCK RAN LIKE A DREAM. THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP. WE ARE JUST STARTI...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V3Y
looking more found it was a california truck parts houses all use same egr dealer has differnt went backreplaced egr with cali type and hasent been back on yet thanks to all for help Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow detected).
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L oiling system VIN: 1FDXE45F91
One of the plugs on the right head for the high pressure oil galley was leaking. The way we found it,was to reinstall the turbo and crank the engine with the injectors disabled.After an extended crank no leak was observed but when the turbo was removed oil was...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S06
as per most replies veichle was reflashed and so far so good. Thanks to all who replied! Trouble codes: P0061, P2106 (throttle system forced limited power).
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 8.1L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: 1GTHK29682
Thanks for all the help guys.I replaced the fuel filter and reprogramed for new update.Vehicle runs good with no CEL. Trouble codes: P0101.
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L valve adjustment VIN: 1HGEJ8146T
Well the fix for this vehicle was for us not to work on it. After the replies we recieved,we concluded that the lost motion sensors were working properly. And after quizzing the customer some more. We found out that the lower end was replaced because he blew i...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L abs light VIN: 1HGEM21932
thanks to all that replied,, i called a friend that is a tech at the local acura dealership, and asked if he would scan with honda factory tool,, he did and there was a code for r/r wheel sensor ,, replaced and now light is off,, my conclusion is to be careful...
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1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L Parking lights VIN: KMHVFZ4N7T
First of all, I would like to thank everyone for the responses! Lots of great info and suggestions. I went to the HMA site, registered as a user, and printed out the necessary schematics from the ETM. With the wiring diagrams on hand, I was able to isolate ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Viscous Fan VIN: 1J4GW68S3X
Fowarded customer a few replies and now he is ok. He just needed to here some other opinions. Vehicle runs fine. No temp conditions. All is good. Thanks
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S5X
We believe this intermittent problem is fixed. Thanks to Mark [...] in Ontario--these guys know their Lexus'. We removed the throttle body, cleaned the throttl... Trouble codes: P1121.
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Engine VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
Thanks guys. Problem was in the upper "U-Tube" between the cylinder heads. I now know that this had a bleed valve with a 1/4 inch square drive. This car had a fitting welded shut. Don't know why anyone would do this, but there was only a stub that had been MIG...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L eatc illuminatione VIN: 1LNLMA82W9
thanks for the help I had 1 reply. The problem was in the eatc module. There are two ilumination circuits on seperate power feeds with a shared ground. One is for the panel led and the other goes to the function controls. On the wiring diagram there are resist...
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2001 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22810
The car came back with the same inversion code a week ago. the fuel trims were also inverted at -25%ltft and +25%stft. I sent him to the dealer for a reflash. Trouble codes: P1170 (02 B1S1 inversion).
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC84L0Y
I had parts issues with local dealer but the enigine base timing is good note rh cam is 1/4 of a tooth off. New oem plugs, wires cap and rotor no change, repaired 2 small vacum hoses no change. Car will idle smooth then start to run poor setting only the cam a... Trouble codes: P0325, P0326.
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1997 Nissan Maxima 3.0L engine
hi everyone thanks 4 u guys help it was a bad maf snr with no codes i replced twice but it fix the problem second time thnks again
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D3W
You guys saved me again!Pulled tranny out,super cleaned the bell housing and the block.Re-installed unit.Re-checked my grounds.Counted starter teeth,we're only dealing with the 8 tooth starter,so I tried it anyway.After clearing it a little it started ,so I sh... Trouble codes: 0802 (crank sensor malf.), P0300.
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2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L clutch pedal VIN: JN1AZ34D03
WHEN WE REPLACED THIS CLUTCH ALL THE PARTS USED WERE FROM NISSAN. AFTER GIVING UP ON BLEEDING I TORE OUT THE TRANNY AGAIN AND CAREFULLY INSPECTED EVERYTHING. THE CLUTCH FINGER HEIGHT LOOK FINE. BUT WHEN I GRAB THE FINGERS THEY WERE LOSE. I CHECKED TO SEE IF M...
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WS14T1K
thanks for all the replies to this message .i checked the resistance on the injectors when hot and 2 of the 6 had a resistance of 2 ohms.replaced all injectors with known good and ohm checked injectors from a used motor out back . thanks again
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L theft VIN: 1G2NW12T2V
THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE REPLIES. CHRIS FORM MISSOURI, I DID TRY THE RESISTOR AND DID GET THE 4 VOLTS BUT STILL WOULD NOT RELEARN PASSLOCK. HAROLD FROM MICH HAD ME DOUBLE CHECK 12V TO WHITE WIRE , WHEN HOOKED UP I ONLY HAD 7.7V. I DOUBLE CHECKED VOLTAGE AT YEL...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX54K4Y
Ignition switch fixed it. The switch came out easily and I was going to check the voltage coming out of it, but at that point it was easier to plug a new one in. Not my preferred diagnostic method, but after 4hrs of head scratchin, done. I want to thank ever...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L bcm VIN: 3G7DA03E91
Most responses said the BCM is a common failure on this car. Called dealer and they said BCM would need programmed after installation, so sent customer to dealer to get it all done at the same time. Thanks
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2005 Porsche Boxster 2.7L Engine Swap
We have switched everything over we have installed the 997 engine in the boxster the project is still in the works, we still need to do the wiring harness hook up, we did buy out of wrecked vehicle 997 2005 a wiring harness to wire into the boxster 2005 This i...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L transfer case VIN: 4S3BG6850V
We have decided to lay this one to rest. The customer wanted us to install 2 new tires of the same brand and style as the original and we have agreed to do so. It appears it will be some time before he has the vehicle back so I will close this as fixed and u...
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