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1999 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA34B0X
Car came in with check engine light, codes above. Upon trying to clear codes were not able to communicate with ANY modules except transmission, installed repair kit in tiptronic, codes cleared, but still no communication with ANY module but transmission. Insta... Trouble codes: P1739 (tiptronic switch short to ground up), P1733 (tiptronic switch short to ground down), 00526 (stop lamp switch open)
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air ride suspension VIN: WAUYP64B91
car brought in with air ride light on. car drops left front down all the way in the low or 2nd position. if the car is set in the 3rd or high position it doesn't drop at all. i can find no leaks in the system. it seems that the controller is letting the left f...
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1998 BMW 318ti 1.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WBACG8320W
This car is killing me. It has come back to my shop multipule times for multipule problems. Such as Starter, Cam sensor, O2 sensors, Cat, the cat was diagnosed at my shop but installed at an exhaust shop. They installed an aftermarket cat which worked fine but...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8332X
Hey Guys!!! I got this headache of a BMW that wont go away. Customer bought the car and it stalled out. Came back with code for the MAF. We replaced MAF and sent the customer on his way. Came back 4 days later with same issue of hesitating and shutting off. We... Trouble codes: P1343 (Misfire Detected)
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2004 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L transfer case VIN: 5GADT13S44
Hi guys and gals, One of my car lot customers brought this buick,rainier in and we drove vehicle. Light to med throttle acc. there is a thumping sensation heavy throttle doesn't seen to do it. just bought vehicle at aution no history. Also on the coast down th...
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1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CB53B6N
PCM see's .[...].Runs rich.I ran a new O2 ground wire also.No help.Voltage at PCM is the same as at the oxygen sensor,but the scanner reads .267 and the PCM is doing everything it can to richen the fuel mix....
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
Hello all, I have a north star cadillac that I am trying to seal the oil pan on. We're reassembling now and I am not at all comfortable with the torque specs in the info I have. We're replacing the plate with the oil pan as advised and this requires removal of...
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L bcm VIN: 3GYEK63N23
Hi group, I have to replace the BCM and the dealer told me it would have to be programmed. Does anyone know the procedure? I have a Tech2 but not the TIS. Can it be done without the TIS? Thanks in advance.
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22P8P
Thanks in advance for any input! Customer replaced water pump. While purging coolant, car died and wouldn't restart. Will run only momentarily, then shut off. He then replaced dist. w/new. Also had PCM rebuilt. Also replaced Ign. module. After customer swallow... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC module or sensor failure), 26 (quad driver 1 failure)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L shifting VIN: 2GCEC19T83
THIS TRUCK CAME TO THE SHOP WITH THE ENG LAMP ON. I GOT A P0753(SHIFT SOL. A) I REPLACED BOTH SHIFT SOL A AND B. THE CODE WAS STLL THERE. THE CUSTOMER THEN TOLD ME THAT HE HAD GONE THROUGH HIGH WATER. THE I REPLACED BOTH SOLONOIDS A AND B. i ALSO REPLACED THE...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L tpms VIN: 2C8GF68494
Car came in from auction, used car dealer, tpms lamp on, l/f sensor-valve missing(regular rubber one fitted). replaced with Chrysler part, will not clear. keeps showing service tpms. my info shows relearn to drive for min of two mins above 25 klms, also to ret...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L No Start, Stall, NO CRANK VIN: 1B4GP44L5W
Need help with a strange one. Several weeks ago customer had problems with vehicle dieing at idle or when cruise very intermittent. When vehicle died would not crank for several seconds. Then would restart and run ok for rest of day. Problem progresivly worse ...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Cooling fan VIN: 2B4FP25B2W
Thank you in advance for your time and help. Iím sorry this is so long. Two weeks ago this van came in with the cooling fan stuck on. My boss installed a new relay and all seemed to be well. Earlier this week it came back in for a check engine light; I found a...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L camshaft syncronizer VIN: 2FMZA5141W
Hi Ford Techs, This van was brought to us with camshaft codes and running rough. Went to replace camshaft sensor and noticed camshaft syncronizer was broken. My problem is I don't have a ford camshaft syncro alignment tool, is there a way to install without th...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Rattle noise heard from drivetrain VIN: 3FAKP1136W
Vehicle came to us for a noise heard from the drivetrain. It was first thought the water pump was faulty/noisy in the parking lot. When we got the car on the rack, you could hear it all around the drivetain-at the oil pan, transmission, cylinder head & exhaust...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 4r100 transmission VIN: 1FTNX20L8X
came in for delayed engagement in forward, sounded simple enough. We changed torque convertor and refurbished accumulator valve. No Change, we removed unit and put in spags according to the book. NOW WE have NO FORWARD. We have pulled this thing and nearly rep...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine temp VIN: 1FTRX08L41
truck was dropped said had coolent so we filled cooling system and pressure tested and found intake manifold leaking near thermostat housing so we pulled intake and found manifold cracked and we order one from the ford garage and replace it all is well so far ...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L antitheft VIN: 1FTRF14W94
ok all hear is one for you all. this truck feel through the ice into a lake about 18 months ago and has been sitting since. i got it particial restored, that is to say in about a 100 pieces. well it all back together now. problem is pcm/ecm was changed and ins...
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2001 Geo tracker 2.5L trans VIN: 2CNBJ73482
We pulled the trans on this geo tracker to replace the rear main seal. Now it will not shift out of first gear till 4000 rpm. After it go's to second it will shift on up and down correctly I have a speed sensor low voltage code as well that i was not there bef...
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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L air bag lamp on VIN: 1GTJK39191
Hello everyone. I have this GMC in the shop with a air bag lamp on. checked for codes and found codes B0077 and B0080. both codes as per aldata are for the inflatable restraint electronic frontal sensor. This truck has only one sensor in the front I ran all th...
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1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Low brake pedal VIN: JNKNG01C8M
Brake pedal goes almost to floor on first application. Flushed brake system with pressure bleeder.No change in pedal. Replaced master cylinder and reflushed at wheels,still no change.If you pump pedal it comes up real nice.The only thing that seems strange is ...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L trans. case VIN: 1J4GZ78S9R
Hi guys, I'm working on a Jeep with Quadra-trac, fulltime 4x4.After driving on pavement for about 1/2 mile the drive train starts to make a growling sound, like a tire that is cupping really badly.The sound goes away if I stop or slow way down. All tires are e...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4F68S5WL
Hello fellow techs. Hoping someone can share some insight on this problem vehicle. Originally the vehicle came in with a code for o2 sensor problems. Found a freeze plug dripping on o2 connector. Replaced freeze plug and o2 sensor. Cleared codes road test. Veh...
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2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L emr VIN: 1J4GA39187
have two brand new jeeps at shop. installed one super lift 4" and one skyjacker 4" lift on one jk 2 door and a jk 4door. on freeway on ramps and off ramps abs braking comes on during a clover leaf style turn. i think it is a function caused by the erm- electro...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L abs VIN: SALTW1Z11A
Hello techs , car came in with ABS,TC and HDC lights. i havent really done to much work on landrovers so im kind of lost . i checked codes and came up with p0722 and p1590 . i have no info on what the codes are . im guessing by saying it might be a wheel speed...
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1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L CAV light VIN: JT8BH28FXX
Almost hate to post this, but we need to replace the bulbs on the CAV or 3rd brake light and not seeing how the unit comes up to replace them. This car still looks like it just came off the show room floor and any scratches or scuffs would not be good. No acce...
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1994 Mazda 929 3.0L valves VIN: JM1HD4G12D
i have a 94 mazda that i replaced the headgaskets on and the timing is correct but i have no compression. i take the cams out and i have compression. put the cams back in and set the timing and the same thing happens... no compression. do i need to bleed the l...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBEA32E9R
Every now and again the ASR light will come on and the vehicle won't even get out of its own way. It acts like it is detecting wheel spin and is tring to correct it by kocking down the engine power. The fault usally happens right after starting the car and acc... Trouble codes: 022 (Limp Mode), 035 (O2 Rich), 006 (Idle Speed Control Inop)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L mode doors VIN: WDBGA32E5S
This car will not output cold air from the center dash nozzles. All other functions of the climate control seem normal. When in cooling or heating mode all air is discharged from the defrost grills and the dash outboard dash nozzles. No air is ever discharged ...
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM55UXT
crying for help!. car came in as no start,checked fuel pressure ,ok. checked for spark,no spark.checked power & grounds at pcm,good.checked for codes,no codes.checked for rpm on genisis scanner during cranking,is reading rpm.[read in fix data that rpm should b...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L a/c VIN: 2MEFM75W7W
Intermittenly with A/C selected (60 degrees) hot air will blow from vents, unable to control temp at this time. No codes, I diagnosed faulty control head being that i could move bend door motor hot and cold with jumper at connector on control head. Vehicle cam...
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L low power VIN: JN1HJO1P9L
vic came in 7 days ago rear seal and oil pan leaking pulled moter/trani replaced parts reinstalled engine and now there is poor idal poor power when you are starting out after you get to highway speed it is better but it just isnt what it should be cyl 2,4,6 h...
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1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1C27WDT3
hi, we have a 98 maxima that stalls only when you put it in gear. we replaced the shift solenoids because of codes. this vehicle will not run if placed in gear if we disconnect battery it will stay running in gear but at low rpms. after a few times it returns ... Trouble codes: P0731, P0732
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
Hello, this is my first post so please be patient. I've got a 2000 Maxima GLE in my shop, starts fine, idles fine, until you rev it up to about 1500-2000 it starts to surge, you can rev it higher and it is fine but if you hold it around 1500 it surges. when dr...
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2001 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NGDD26S91
2001 2.4 nissan frontier xe dtc p1464 fuel level sensor,checked for poor grounds ok,shorted wires to and from pcm ok & replaced fuel level sensor . dtc still there,...any help out there... Trouble codes: P1464
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D33
We got this car back today on the hook with a no start. We checked again for codes and none were found. I replaced the ckp that we had previously changed with the old one that we took out and no go. Iput it in the cmp and no go. I connected the old MODIS and b...
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2007 Nissan Altima 2.5L Starting VIN: 1N4AL21E27
I am in the process of hooking an ignition interlock for this customer. I disconnected the start fuse to make sure the car would not start if the circuit were opened. It started upon reconnecting the circuit. The problem I have is that the security system ligh...
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1986 Pontiac Fiero GT 2.8L compresor VIN: 1G2PG9793G
biggest problem finding wiring diagrham that matchs amount of pressure switchs that are on car ,87 is cloestest to it .because only year that has engine compartment cooling fan that is tied in to a/c & cooling fan system. all but compressor turn on. if i jump ...
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L rear air ride VIN: 1G2HX54K61
We have replaced rear air shocks and mounts on this car. It has a noise over bumps in the rear. It sounds like there is a bad mount in the rear. All the bolts are tight and there is no noticeable damage to any components. I did notice the entire rear suspensio...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L no crank VIN: 1G2NE52F72
hi guys , 2002 pont. grand am . intermittent no start, locked out by security system, ligth on and flashing. scan system code b2960 passlock sensor data incorrect. monitor passlock voltage and at times it will vary .2 or .3v which is probaly enough to set code...
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L all warning lights in inst cluster VIN: WPOJBO920J
Vehicle came in with empty battery, charged battery, replaced door switch causing draw and replaced alternator due to a old problem with dash light staying on. First all red warning light in instrument cluster stayed on all the time, after a time light started...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L converter area VIN: 5GZCZ33D13
This saturn Vue has a knocking noise coming from the converter housing area. It sounds like a motor with no oil in it. The noise goes away when trans is out into gear. I have removed trans and found nothing to cause this noise. Has anyone experienced this prob...
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2001 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JS2GB41S01
we have this esteem in, and the timing chain was making a racket or what sounded like a timing chain. now the noise is gone. it makes noise for a second when engine is started after it sits for awhile. is there any problems with the chains or tensioners on the...
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1996 Toyota T100 2.7L seat belts VIN: JT4UM11D20
the yellow warning tags are exposed. it says to replace. the plastic cover on the belt fell off. what effect does this have on locking function. should this fail pa state inspection? if you pull hard on the belt it will lock.
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L high load%&lateshift VIN: 4T1BG22K1X
Greetings, We have a Camry that has suddenly started shifting late (light pedal with shift waiting until 4,000 engine rpm). There are no codes. The only reading on the scanner that looks off is the load %. At normal cruse at 60 MPH it reads 80+ %. It can be c...
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Excessive cranking VIN: JTDBJ12301
The vehicle is basically fixed except for when fill-up the vehicle or add more than 2 gallons of fuel it will start and then stall and go into an excessive cranking condition not loseing fuel pressure or spark or computer function Trouble codes: P00, 171 (system too lean bank 1)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUH23B9Y
we have had a few of these audi/vw v6's that code p1423 keeps coming back. air pump, vacuum lines, solenoids, air lines, and combination valves all check out. my question: has anyone seen a problem with restrictions in the heads by the exhaust manifolds. if th... Trouble codes: P1423 (secondary air insufficient flow)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L abs system VIN: WVWSR61J74
right front wheel speed sensor drops to zero mph when the other three sensors are at 4 mph. this causes the abs to activate on slow downs below 4 mph.
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KW9604T
Looking for help on a 1996 Volvo 960. Car is in the shop for a no start problem. No codes present. When cranking car there is no control to the ign. coils or fuel injectors. I have eliminated the ign. switch, fuel pump relay, ign. system relay, fuel inj. relay...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No start VIN: WBACB4326R
Thanks to everybody who replied to my problem. It ended up having several issues. First someone...i'm guessing the owner swapped around the relay's for the fuel pump and DME which are not innerchangable. I did not find that until I was trying to back probe the...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6324V
Thanks for all the replys, most suggested the crankcase vent valve. I failed to mention that we had replaced this in Jan.06' The only hose we didn't replace at that time was the vent pipe from valve cover to valve. Sure enough, this one was split, but in such ... Trouble codes: 221 (o2 sensor control bank 2).
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Horn / Radio / Vanity Lights/ Outside Temp VIN: WBADD6328W
I knew it, I knew it, It was a common problem and you guys came through again, it was the ignition switch that fixed everything including the outside temp gauge, strangely enough the temp gauge didn't fix itself right away the temp stayed at the -40 degrees an...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L front tires VIN: WBAAL12030
Hey guys I gave the customer the car 2 days ago so far there is no complaint I will keep you guys posted, again thanks for all your help.
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L2S
Okay, first I want to thank each and everyone of you who replied to my help request.I learned a few things on this one, and that's always a good thing. I believe that now my bad cam sensor output was due to not having the right equipment to read it properly. I... Trouble codes: P0341.
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GD22K95
Dear Friends, First I would like to thank Mathew, gerry,James,Gary,Stephen,Don,Juan,John,Guy,Doug and Andy for offering your thoughts. I orderd the honeycomb and retainer,buy the way dont loose the retainer, its more than the honeycomb. I replaced them and the... Trouble codes: P0131.
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1986 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.8L transmission VIN: 2FAFP71W6X
thank you to all that replied. The way that this all started was trying to help a friend. Against my better judgement i let him get the parts and you all know how it went from there. This time I did the job the right way with a napa clutch and a resurfaced fly...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GBEK19R8V
HELLO AGAIN-FIRST I WANT TO THANK ALL THAT REPLIED ALOT OF GREAT INFO FROM EVERYONE-WE WERE ALWAYS ON THE RIGHT TRACK BUT ON PERSON SAID SLOW DOWN AND GO BACK TO BASICS AND THATS WHAT WE DID-WE FINALLY RECIEVED A FUEL PUMP THAT WAS TO FACTORY SPECS.-ALSO WE WE...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L poor acceleration VIN: 1GCGK23J0X
thanks to brad [...] for detailing cam retard adjustment procedure. it did not fix problem but cam retard was 12 degrees off and i now know how to adjust it. thanks to robert [...] for the maf suggestion. i had considered it based on symptom, monitored ...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 8.1L a/c system VIN: 5B4LP57GX1
found the back of the evaporators case broken (visible to engine) fixed the case and everything now works like it should. thanks for every ones help
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L radio VIN: 1GNFH15T33
Thank you for your help. The customer got another OE player from the same model year. That one was able to be programmed without a hitch. Based on replies I received, it is sometimes possible to cross years. In this case, if the player from the 00 Impala had b...
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C3EL56T4R
the problem ended up being a bad bcm when i removed the bcm it sounded like it had come apart inside thanks to all who replied
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L High Pressure VIN: 3C8FY78G03
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7HC16Y1R
THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED, VERY MUCH APPRECIATED. WE REPLACED THE RAD,REMOTE COOLER AND HOSES,COOLER LINE W/CHECK VALVE ALONG WITH THE TRANSMISSION,OBVIOUSLY,AND THE TRUCK IS NOW 100%. THE CUSTOMER WAS VERY UNDERSTANDING. THE KEY WAS TO SHARE INFORMATION AND KE...
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire, backfire VIN: 1B7HF16Y5S
well after extensive diagnostics and trial and error, we have fixed this vehicle...on accident. We checked everything on this vehicle including fuel pressure, spark, wires, coil, rotor, egr, exhaust back pressure, tps, throttle body, ignition cable wiring, etc...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B3HD46T9V
checked compression.all good.no misfires present on scope.switched oxygen sensor from side to side.problem still present.vehicle went to dealer and have not heard anything yet Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L fuel gauge VIN: 1B7KF2369W
turns out the oem fuel pump assy/sender i installed last week had cracked in the support legs for the lower bowl and let the pump and sender list at approx 45 degrees. contacted local dealer and inquired if they had been having any problems with the updated un...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L misfire on #8 cyl VIN: 3B7KF26ZXX
the heads ended up being cracked between the valves new heads solved problem customer is happy makes me happy, thank you all Ron
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6534X
This one turns out to be an easy one. After installing the timing belt and needed idler and tensioner pulleys the first thing is to loosen the bolts holding the camshafts. (When installing the belt there is no need to be conserned with valve timing. That will ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L power windows VIN: 1FAFP55UXY
PROBLEM WAS GEM.IT WAS NOT GROUNDING OTD RELAY TO CLOSE IT. SALVAGE YARD GEM AND CAR IS DOWN THE ROAD. THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED.BROKEN WIRE BETWEEN DOOR AND BODY WAS MY FIRST THOUGHT BUT HAD CONTINUITY FROM SWITCH TO CJB.I FORGOT TO INCLUDE THIS INFO IN PO...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTNF20LX4
the problem was fixed with #5&6 ignition coils they were leaking and causing eltro magnetic interference giving faulse trans codes the problem didnt occure with the break out box installed but came back when removed tech looked at ignition coils vss sho...
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2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L engine VIN: 1GKEK63U93
This was my parts peoples fault FEL-PRO had packaged the head gasket set wrong and the gaskests where for a 4.8 or 5.3 not a 6.0 and the pistons where slapping the head gasket apparently the bore is just a little smaller on the 4.8/5.3. so thanks to all for th...
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 5.3L Mechanical
Well Guys Thanks for your assistance. The customer decided to bring us the car yesterday, but on her way home the car lost reverse and barely goes at all forward, we decided to replace the unit with a SRTA. we ordered the unit and will install it this week, al...
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L camshaft VIN: 4S2CK57D7X
It looks like Shop Key had it wrong. I put the caps on the way everyone said and it is running fine. Thanks for all the help. I notified Shop Key of their mistake and hope that no one has put these caps on the way they said to. Keep your tools cool and have a ...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L coolant loss VIN: 4S2CK58W6X
I wish to thank all the dedicated members that responded, a lot of very good places to look for this point of coolant loss. The vehicle has not returned for further testing at this time. Today is my last day to close this request, I will post again when the ne...
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2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L shuts down VIN: 1J4FA39S43
After checking the wiring harness at the back of the valve cover like Chris had said, I found there was a stud from the firewall sticking into the harness on the passenger side. Looked inside the tear in the plastic loom and seen that the [...] wire for the fu... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P1294.
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L left front door VIN: JT8UF11E7B
Hi guys, first of all, I want to thank everyone who responded, this site and the people in it are one of the best tools that I have come across. The situation is this : Sunday me and the wife went out in the car, when we came back to it, the left front door wo...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Electronic VIN: JTHBF30G33
I did find the relay and thanks to all who helped me. The problem was the compressor itself, had to replace it and now works fine.
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ac VIN: 1LNF1997VO
Thanks to all that responded to this post. 4 of the 5 responses advised a close look at the catalytic converter, theorizing that heat from the catalytic converter was the culprit. We checked both drivers & passenger side, drivers side was 250 & passenger side ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz A160 1.6L Int not firing VIN: WDB1680332
Hallo there.Thanks to all who replied to my post.The most common reply was to replace cranksensor.And we have done them ourselves in the past.On this vehicle however that was not the problem. What happened is this:Customer took car away to get it sold at aucti...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JA4MW31R11
thank you for all replies. owner did not want to pay for diagnostic. I think the temp gauge is no good but owner did not want to work on it. thoa
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y2Y
thanks everyone who replyed,after checking plugs i replaced .90.00 dallors my cost 4 , 6 plugs.and blew out purge vavle ,just to be sure.cleared codes and have put on 33 miles.and everythings great and runs smoother,agian thanks evryone. Trouble codes: P0325, P0440.
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D9Y
HI Guys! I tried cleaning the iac and throttlebody, but the car still had a rough idle. Some folks mentioned smoke testing for a leaky intake gasket, which is common on this motor, BUT this car had no such leaks! I was lucky enough to have the exactg same car...
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2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L Misfire VIN: 3N1AB51D23
As many of the your replies had stated, it was the secondary intake runners. #4 Had completely come out, and was lodged in #1 intake port. The 2 screws that had come out are what caused the plug gap to close. Thanks to everyone who replied. Cam Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder misfire 3), P0300 (Multiple cyl misfire).
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6BA07A46
Well, this one is running. Found that the antenna amp which is the ring around the lock cylinder and sends a signal to the bcm was bad. Replaced and it started. Did notice on this that the used ecm looses pulse after it has been running for a while. all wi...
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L oil light VIN: WPOAA29932
this goes out with great thanks to wade,marc,francis,joeseph and frank.you were all right,thanks again . its good to have great input from technicians like you.
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L gauges VIN: 5GZC263136
Thank you to Tom, Rob, and Dave. All three of you were right it was the bcm. I checked to make sure that power and ground where present at the bcm then went ahead a got one from the dealer. Nice and easy to check and replace once the radio bezel is moved. ...
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1991 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Well after testing and cleaning connections the mil has not come back on. The resistance reading on the Snap on scanner trouble shooter cartidge says about 80 ohms. Thanks for all replies Andy. Trouble codes: 35 (purge solenoid).
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BG6858V
Thanks everyone for the thoughtful replys. The timing belt whine was eliminated by installing an O.E. Subaru belt. Apparently there is a construction/ materials issue with the aftermarket belt. The pitch, tooth profile, width, thickness, and length appear iden...
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1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Unknown VIN: JT3HT05J4W
6 replies suggested the drive shaft slip yoke splines needed to be more closely examined, one reply suggested the ball joints, one reply indicated the possiblity of a bad transmission mount. Even though the rear drive shaft slip yoke seemed to be without wear,...
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