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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Surge VIN: 19UUA5667Y
Help Acura Tech's... This vehicle has a low end, "under load" stumble/surge that feels like an EGR issue BUT, I have both unplugged the valve & then installed a blocking gasket under the valve & the stumble is still there. Could if be an induction problem. The...
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1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L front end VIN: WBAGJ632XS
car has a continued problem of steering wobble at 48-54 mph.was more severe before center link was replaced but still there.all bushings appear ok as well as ball joints and tie rod ends. when wobble occurs turning the wheel slightly in either direction makes ...
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8320V
vehicle came in with check engine light on, found both front o2 sensors were bad. replaced o2 sensors, cleared codes and road tested vehicle. customer returned 2 days later and vehicle now has codes 202(p0170), 203(p0173), 227(p1188), 228(p1189). i checked ove... Trouble codes: 202 (o2 sensor control limit cyl 1-3), 203 (o2 sensor control limit cyl 4-6), 227 (mixture deviation cyl 1-3), 228 (mixture deviation cyl 4-6)
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L aux.fan VIN: WBADD6328V
Good Day Gang, I have this E39 with an inoperative aux.fan. There is no power to fuse #75 (50amp) I checked the low and high speed relays. Fuses in glove box are good. There is a stage 3 relay part#[...] that if I jump the big red wire to the other big ...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
this is a m56 engine.this car originally came in with a complaint of poor acceleration/ no power and also that the car was using a LOT of oil (about a quart every 30 miles!).there were no outside leaks, and we confirmed the the car was burning all that oil on ... Trouble codes: 0411 (secondary air system incorrect flow), 0430 (catalyst system efficincy below threshold banks 12)
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L convertor VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
will drive fine until warms up - dies when coming to stops and jerks - only code in computer is PO742 - when we dropped valve body and replaced solenoids we inspected wiring harness and components
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Mechanical
hi all. this buick lost the heater blower motor. pulled it down and noticed a little water around the seal. customer complpained about water on the carper directly under the heater asssembly. i suspect a leaking heater core but a pressure test yeilded no leaka...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G4WB55KX1
At approx 4000 rpms, the motor stumbles and looses power considerably. Idles fine. Test drove vehicle with scanner hooked up. Misfired in cyl 1- 14 times, cyl 4- 6 times, and cyl 6- 4 times, on acceleration. Does the vehicle have a rev limiter at 4000 rpms? Cu... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No power VIN: 1FAFP33P91
I have recently replaced the rack and pinion on this car. and now I have no power at all. Is there a ground wire I could have missed? I dont remember seeing any.
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1974 Chevrolet Corvette 7.4L Start up and shut down
Hey Guys thanks for reading this email. The problem I have with this car is when you start the car there is no power to distributor on the battery wire.When you release the key slightly, the engine will come to life.I have tried a new ignition switch to no ava...
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1997 Chevrolet malibu 3.1L fuel guage
the lady bought this car from the lot she drove it home brought it back a couple days later to repair a flat tire and she mentioned nher gas guage wasnt working.I personally in my short 21 years in auto service have never seen what hers is doing. It we...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Air Bag VIN: 1GNDT13WXV
Greetings SIR wizards. This 97 Blazer has code B1042 Loop Energy Reserve Voltage Low. Looked like an easy fix until I started testing. Mitchell says that the DERM charges the Drivers VLR circuit #236, Pin #4 to appx 36 volts and then checks to see if the corre...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Master cylinder VIN: 3GNFK16RXX
This vehicle does not do any heavy towing (that we know of), no other leaks anywhere else, when M/Cyl is not leaking brakes all work great, this is the second time I have seen this vehicle (others done by previous tech, who moved away), I'm the only "tech" her...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L trasfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W9Y
blazer came in customer said that while driving shifted from 2h to 4low by itself i pulled it in and have no codes i put it in neutral and 2 hi it shifted like its supposed to the customer said he could not get it out of 4 low and drove it here that way and ov...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19W41
All information found regarding this problem points to bad/leaky plug wires causing EMI. Replaced wires still have issue. Cannot adjust cam retard, but have noticed other 4.3L with same setup have similar cam retard values and no problem. I've heard some guys ... Trouble codes: P0341
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L engine VIN: 2GCEC19V05
This noise is a squeaking at idle that turns into a ticking at 1500 rpm and above. It sounds like an old chevy with a fuel pump that needed oil. We have checked flywheel for cracks. None found. Sounds loudest right at timing chain cover. We pulled pan and cove...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HE66G9Y
Customer bought off of ebay this summer and picked up in South Carolina with it ruuning. Found when he got home that at cold start up it runs terrible. It will hardly stay running at times and other times it idles ok but dies as soon as you put it in gear. Alw...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L51
Replacement engine was installed and checked out w/good performance and fuel economy. No CELs @ time of pickup. Within a week and one long trip, customer returned vehicle stating that intermittantly the CEL would come on.(Noted no driveability issues) Code @ t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfires random/multiple), P0301 (1 cyl misfire), P0305 (5 cyl misfire), P0172 (System rich Bank1)
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2C3JA63H25
Customer states that vehicle runs poorly after filling the fuel tank. Will intermittently die at stop signs. Is getting harder to start, with time. Vehicle has no cel illumination. All basics test fine in shop. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, Dav...
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1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Alt VIN: 1B7GG26Y0M
Hello there i've got this Dakota here that refuses to charge. Sometimes while driving it will decide to charge for a day and then stop working. This is with a new alt in. The cust replaced it. I had the charging system checked by the store that sold the alt an...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3ED56FXR
Vehicle came in and customer complains intermittantly of car not starting. Most of the time when car is towed in it starts right up. This time car will not start except sometimes out of the blue. When it starts it runs great but when it starts acting up it wil...
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1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B3EJ56H2W
i am at a loss and have checked and tried all responces. Fuel qualty is good. Was empty when towed in. Have removed cat and had checked - ok. have checked timing belt twice - ok HELP
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KC26Z2X
this truck is a city owned truck and their shop has replaced the cats twice in the past also have replaced the o2 once just recently the problem is it will lean out at idle and will surge with no change in readings the o2 will sit at .14 until it is off idle t... Trouble codes: P0443
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Y8X
we got this vehicle in as no start, had fuel,spark,comp,inj pulse; scanned and found data to be "normal"; thought we had possibly jumped a tooth on timing chain pulled it apart and found to be loose but not jumped; still felt it was a sync issue; thought possi...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X2X
the car had been somewhere else for repair and the mechanics could not fix the problem and it came for me that instantly i`ve hooked up the scanner test and i got the code po171 air/fuel mix ratio rich, i did change the o2 sensor and a light tune up, but still... Trouble codes: P0171
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z6X
Aprox one month ago customer came in with a no start. We found IAC never moved (was able to start it with a cracked open throttle)and it was replaced and reset. It came back today after customer cranked battery dead tring to start. At this time the IAC is movi...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B6HB11Y5Y
inter stall sometime crack no start fuel presure ok, but no spark at that time all gauge inop on the meter read "no bus".
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2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C41
Vehicle came in with no power. Put in a cat old one plugged. Timing off half a tooth replaced belt. Cam code present signal dropping out replace sensor code gone. Vehicle now runs ok. Still have surge comes in right a way but gets worse as the car warms up. Do...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 3B7KF26Z81
This 2001 Dodge 2500 4x4 will not upshift from 1-2 at WOT. Bounces off rev limiter until you let off throttle. Once in a while it will shift on its own, sometimes hitting the limiter only for a second, but the majority of the time it will not shift under WOT. ...
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2002 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HG48N72
This vehicle has had an extended crank for the last year. we have check for codes-none,it has the correct fuel pressure,injector pulse and spark are good. The engine will start normal after running and restarted within 10 minutes,otherwise you have to crank fo...
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2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HW28P17
it is brand new and the driver said it dies on left turn in traffic . he went to dodge and they could not repeat. i can not repeat. anybody got a clue thanks
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1948 Ford f1 312CID No Start VIN: 1948FORDF1
hello all, i have a 1948 ford f1 pick up here that will not start. no spark is the problem. we have replaced plugs, wires, points and condensor, coil, generator and voltage regulator also battery. this truck has been sitting out side for at least 5 years. acco...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Charging VIN: 2FTDF15N5K
Hi Have this ford that sat for 3 days and could tell foe a week when starting it sounde like a weaker cranking, then went to start it and it was a weak starting like low battery, shut vehicle off and restarted and it just did the clicking noise. Put charger o...
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTJW35MOP
I hope you can help me this truck has a 7.3 that is hard to start when hot. Fuel filter was leaking and was replaced and did not fix the problem. Fuelppresser is normal. Cool the guy will fire right up but hot you have to crank it a long time. I'm not real sha...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FBHS31Y4S
This truck runs fine until you very very lightly feather the accelerator pedal then it will die. Checked for vacuum leaks and repaired throttle body gasket and hose to the evap. system. O2 sensor was changed but there was no improvement. Fuel pressure is @58 p...
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1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N9T
Thanks everyone for looking at this. This Bronco came in with a complaint of a intermitant Stalling/No start condition. It was towed in and would not start in the lot so I threw an ignition module in it and it started and I thought that was the end of it, but ... Trouble codes: P0320, P1351
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L skips 3rd gear VIN: 2FTHF36F3T
HI EVERYBODY This 96 powerstroke w/E4OD will not go in to 3rd. came in with the tranfercase dangling by the driveshafts. Broken tail housing & bent tail shaft. we toke it to are tranny shop got it overhaul & shaft put in. installed it an has no 3rd gear. it wi...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L left front VIN: 1FTNX21F51
REAL HEAD SCATCHER HERE, I had 2 of these pull in, twin trucks both suffering with the left front brake locking up on the last rotation of the wheel during brakeing. happens every time when braking , right before you come to a complete stop I mean right before...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F11
HELP DIESEL GUYS this is my personal truck it had a module or (chip) in the processor that came from the dealer that way they had ordered the modules blank and programed them themselves they came from western diesel the problem is that when towing up steep gra... Trouble codes: P1211, P1249
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31311
This car has an intermittent no start/ long cranking problem only when cold(ect below 90f). It starts 90% of the time. It acts like it has no spark or injector pw. Only problem is that it has both spark and injector pw. When I can get it to act up, I can start... Trouble codes: U1600 (pass key error)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L noise VIN: 1FTPX14554
i have this ford f150 that has a very loud rattle on accel at around 4000rpm it possibly is one of the front cats but i'm not sure. is there any common faults for rattle vibration on these trucks. i can't duplicate the noise when power braking, and i don't hea...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L transfer case shift VIN: 1FTSX21P35
Hi, folks. This vehicle complaint was intermittantly going into 4WD by itself. Codes in transfer case module were as listed above. I cleared all codes and one that returned fairly quickly was P1867. Chasing this code, step E38 tells me to verify over 9 volts w...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L transfer case shift VIN: 1FTSX21P35
Hi, folks. This vehicle complaint was intermittantly going into 4WD by itself. Codes in transfer case module were as listed above. I cleared all codes and one that returned fairly quickly was P1867. Chasing this code, step E38 tells me to verify over 9 volts w...
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfer case VIN: 1FMPU165X6
Hey guys, Thanks in advance for your input. The officer who drives this truck on the night shift says he hears what he describes as the 4 wheel drive trying to engage at low speeds. We had another expedition in the fleet that had a similar complaint and the va...
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2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L A/C controll VIN: 1GKDT13W7Y
Hello Guys and Gals, This one has me quite puzzeled. The a/c works fine until the vehicle gets wet. If it rains or you go through a car wash etc. Then the auto controll drops out until it dries out. I cant figure out what gets wet. I figure it must be under th...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1HGCG1659Y
10,000 miles ago we performed a routine timing belt service using factory belt, we did not replace tensioner at that time. Customer returned with a slapping noise from behind timing cover. We removed the cover to find the belt had lost tension. We replaced the...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L ac compressor VIN: 2HKRL18GXY
auto ac without navigation. code h run test for code. check evap temp sensor resistance within spec for temp 4.8k. compressor cycles on for a second then off. replaced control head same problem. any help would be appreciated.
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Clutch VIN: KNDJA7237W
clutch will not disengage all the way bled and bled any help woud be gratefull have herd a shim behind fly wheel
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Vibration VIN: KNDJB72301
This Kia came from trans. shop next door. Customer complained of a vibration on acceleration. Shop next door replaced trans. No codes in system, you can feel vibration through shifter, steering wheel, and whole front end for a moment, then it goes away. No bul...
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L compressor VIN: SALHC1344P
Hi. On this Rover the A/C compressor does not engage. Fuses and refrigerant are OK. The compressor clutch relay at the right kick-panel has control and main power. Grounding the coil (terminal #85) energizes the relay; the compressor kicks on and the A/C works...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBF30G02
car kicks p0016 on 2nd trip start up, "some"data(alldata) gives no info for code 16, anyone have any info to share? car seems to run fine but am wondering if timing belt could be off a tooth??? t/belt put on 2500 miles back but customer not sure if light came ... Trouble codes: 0016 (cam position correlation bank 1 sensor a)
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A32
Customer complains that vehicle will stall then will not start. Engine cranks but will not run. When vehicle showed up on the hook it would start. We have not been able to verify the complaint of the vehicle stalling. The P0350 code was retrieved but are unsur... Trouble codes: P0350 (Ignition coil primary circuit malfunction)
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1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1236M
greetings and salutations fellow wrenchers.We have a problem with this little 91 mazda b2200,so i'm posting this in hopes of retrieving some useful information.the vehicle came in with a mil which impeded the succesful negotiation of the state emission inspect... Trouble codes: 12 (tps or circuit)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA70E7P
Customer brought in car with cranking no start. Other shop said car needed computer. We diagnosed bad ignition control module possibly due to bad harness. We installed refurbished module that required two new ignition coils for warranty. Car started and ran bu... Trouble codes: 01 (CAN No Communication from EZL/AKR), 02 (CAN No communication CC/EA)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4JGAB54EOX
ac works intermittently fuses good pressure good
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG75J31
Hello, The car I'm working on is a 2001 Mercedes S500 in the shop. The car came in with the MIL on, pulled codes p2083(Left 02 sensor(G3/5),after TWC, p2010(Right 02 sensor(G3/6),after TWC.Well to make a long story short, I replaced the rear o2 sensors,MIL st... Trouble codes: P2083, P2010
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L starting VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
Had a genius work on this car he put an engine in out of another car and the engine will start and run but you have to have the key on and and jump across starter with screwdrivers or pliers and that baby will fire right up but will not start with key looks li...
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L tcc VIN: 2MEFM75W11
I really appreciate any help with this! I have a first time customer who brought their mercury in for a misfire. After test driving the car, it felt like it was a trans shudder rather than a misfire. I did all the normal stuff to try to make it misfire and cou...
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1991 Mitsubishi gto 3.0L No Start VIN: Z16A000535
see above
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L no speeds VIN: 6MMAP67PX1
havent been able to communicate with tcu, suspect scanner, has been glitching on obd2 imports. trans was serviced 3 mos. ago with correct fluid, still full and clean, checked shift linkage and cables, operating fine. Was driving fine ,under normal operating co...
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1999 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC2395X
thanks for the help. after changing to factory tbelt and the correct water pump, i adjusted the valves to the loose side, added bg44 to a full tank, the code now appears only below 6-800 rpm. customer refused the new factory distributor, says hell drive it lik... Trouble codes: 1381 (manuf. control system misfire).
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L abs module VIN: WAULH64B91
Thank you for the replies In the past I replaced the controller and it worked some replies said had to go to dealer,others said no coding needed and another said it depends so I sent the car to dealer because I was wary ,seeing how you cant even get radio code...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L low brake fluid
This car it is fixed. I appreciate all the help I get. When the customer brought the car back I realize that after to shut off the car the cluster showed (brake linings). Although the pad sensors new I replaced them again and even without reseting the cluster ...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L power steering VIN: WBAAV33471
Thanks for your help. The high pressure hose was the culprit. Replaced hose and all is quiet. Still not sure why the noise. The hose seemed to be open without restriction.
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1990 Buick Regal 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G4WB14T3L
Thanks for the help guys-like most of most of you said the problem was a shorted #3 fuel injector.A new OEM fuel injector fixed the vehicle.Thanks for the insight on what we were missing. Mike
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2000 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5512Y
THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS, IT WAS THAT REISISTOR UP IN THE FRONT FENDER STARTS AND RUNS FINE NOW
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L compressor VIN: 3654FYJ546
sorry for the wait, the rad was plugged ,i could see light through the whole thing but i thought i should psi wash it anyway,holy bugs batman ,i bet i washed a five gal. pail out of this thing ,cools well now ,problem fixed,thanks to all
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54Y21
Thank you Gary [...]. Most of the replies indicated that the boot between the throttle body and the intake manifold was most likely faulty. F...
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Steering Column VIN: 1G6KS54Y51
Thanks for all the help. I tied off the steering wheel and did not have any issues.
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22P8P
All replies where for theft system. bulb check was OK, resistence for key was good,wires not broke.Snapon scanner did read passlock enable 'No'. Checked HZ to PCM was O.K. Scanner reads quad driver 1 failure. Doesn't really make sense. What I've read quad 1 do... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC module or sensor failure), 26 (quad driver 1 failure).
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND5ZT8W
Replaced the coil housing again with gm part, and only time will tell, Thanks for all the help
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L coolant VIN: 1G1ND52M9W
I thank all my fellows who spend time on this car , i am waiting for customer to approve the r/r radiator
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L bcm VIN: 1GNEG13ZX2
Thanks for the responses. The list that Wade from Colorado sent was very informative and helped me to be sure of the diagnosis. Replacing the BCM cured this one. God Bless.
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1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H8T
After three different distributors, I figured it was something else. For a first IATN didn't really help much, but I figured it out. I figured what does the car use to detect misfires? On this car the crank sensor. Watching it with a lab scope, the signal look... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Missfire).
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1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Starting VIN: 4C3AU52N0X
Hello Everyone, the problem turn out to be the fuel, sometimes it would drain back to the tank, and cause extended cranking. I got more information from my friend,ad seem like it happens appx, 15 to 20 minutes stop like bank, and never cold am,or after long s...
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2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Starting circuit VIN: 2C3HD36M94
Thanks guys. The starter circuit finally acte up enough that we could test it. We Checked at the wire coning from the starter relay to the PCM aand found sometimes no current. Then we tested at the wire to the relay from the switch and found sometimes no curre...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L cluster VIN: 1B3E547Y2W
CUSTOMER DIDNT SHOW UP FOR REPAIRS.I PLANNED ON RE-SOLDERING CIRCUIT BOARD IF CUSTOMER SHOWS UP.THANKS TO ALL. LOTS OF GOOD INFO.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1D7HU18ZX2
Thanks to all. replaced TPS sensor and problem seems to be gone. Thanks again to all who replied.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L clutch VIN: 1FTSW31F7X
The repair was to replace the shift fork. it was bent. I can't believe the junk the domestic companies make. Ford should have to warranty this problem.
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine temp VIN: 1FTRX08L41
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L MIL Lamp on
sorry for the wait.customer is still of town.will keep you posted.thanx for all the help Trouble codes: P0175, P0357.
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46P44
After removing the wiring from the pcm to the cmp, I found no breaks or problems with the connector. After reinstalling and testing for extended periods of time, I discussed the circumstances with the fleet manager and the decision was made to drive the truck ... Trouble codes: P0404, P0480, P0675, P2614.
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Fuel filler VIN: 1FBSS31S44
We checked all the vent hoses and pipes and found no restrictions. The charcoal canister was found to be flooded. We replced the canister. Because it is a rental and had a full tank of fuel, we were unable to confirm the fix at this point. We will know after t...
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1992 Geo Metro 1.0L shifter VIN: 2C1MS24609
i have received many replies on "geo sludge" that seems to be an accurate diag. of what i am dealing with. thank you all very much for your replies on this issue. Chris
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2000 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L noise VIN: JACDJ58V8T
well i only received a couple of replies on this one. i replaced the rocker arms and shafts on the bank in question --which included new lifters, and the problem is gone. there was a ton of sludge built up in this engine which no doubdt caused its untimely dea...
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1988 Jaguar XJ12 Vanden Plas 5.3L fuel tank VIN: SAJBN184XJ
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. THE PROBLEM WAS THE RETURN FUEL SHUT OFF VALVES.I CHANGED BOTH VALVES.THE FAULTY VALVE WAS THE ONE ON THE RIGHT SIDE.
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2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L turn signals VIN: 1J4FA39SX3
Turns out it was indeed the flasher. Had to use OE flasher for this system, not aftermarket. When the service manager got me a flasher 2 weeks ago, I did not think a non OE would be a problem, it never has been in the past on cars I've fixed. This is what I ...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L all interior
well seems my tech did not feed me right info he said he had disconnected ALL modules he did not it turns out the steering column control module was pulling the bus down the reason for radio and a/c blower acting wierd was the steering wheel had control...
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: KNAGD12632
Customer insisted on driving this car after being advised of the low oil pressure and two days later the engine blew up. Imagine that! Almost all of the replies to this post suggested that the engine was probably already damaged due to the low oil pressure....
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Brake Pedal VIN: JTHBF30G72
Hey Everyone, This one is a fix. The right front wheel caliper upper slide pin was SEIZED. We installed two reman calipers with new pads & all is well. Thanks to Mark [...]. Thoma...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Passenger window VIN: JTJGF10U42
I received good replies on this mind bender. Butt the customer hasn't returned, so I have no fix. Being still possibly under warranty she probably went to a dealer, closest is 2 hours away. I do think this window being seemingly looser and coasting to a stop i...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C7V
DOUBLE CHECKED EVERYTHING AND FOUND LOW VACCUM AT IDLE RECHECKED TIMMING AND IT WAS ON, RAN CYL BALANCE TEST AND FOUND AIR GOING IN TO CRANKCASE, HE MUST HAVE GOT IT HOT AND SEESED A RING OR SHRUNK A PISTON,THANK FOR REPLYS
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDC1631542
Customer has been advised that we have the replacement sensor. Told us she would make contact on return from holiday. Weeks have passed with no contact. I think I own the crank sensor.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54EX1
To all; Thanks for all the replies. I ended up replacing the left side cat, and that cleared it up. It seems that it was backing up just enough on hard acceleration to cause a misfire on the last cyl on that bank, which in turn caused the pcm to shut off the i... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire 6 cyl).
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJH82J22
Thanks for all the help everyone. I disconnected the left and right front sam modules and the icm {headlamp switch} and the fog lights still stayed on! I don't really see where the fog light go through the sam modules according to the wireing diagram. So i sta...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA210D3
Well guys,i checked the starter which it has nissan starter i moved the wiring harness away from the starter but no help,checked the starter signal to ecm was ok,found no loose wires or shorted any where,got hold of customer i asked him if some one worked or d...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Steering VIN: 1JN1CA31A4
Thanks for all the help. After further checking I found the lower control arm bushings were worn. The power steering rack was leaking on both sides and the ps. fluid was running out on to the bushings and had deteriorated them. Replaced rack and lower controll...
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais SL 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NT14N9L
AFTER INSTALLING ANOTHER ECM PROBLEM IS FIXED & A HAPPY CUSTOMER. NEVER TRUST ELEC PARTS ON BEING GOOD EVEN IF NEW OR REMAN. TRUST YOUR SELF ON DIAGNOSIS OF PROBLEM.
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GHDT13WXY
Thank you all for the help. I ordered another fuel pump, and replaced the relay. Drove the olds home about 25 miles (40 min with traffic) with fuel gague installed. Fuel pressure maintained 55-60 psi approx. So far so good. Thanks again to all. Dan
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L electric windows, door locks, int lights VIN: 1G2HX54K51
car is fixed, had many problems, l/r window regulator was broken causing connector on l/r door module to melt. replaced l/r window motor regulator assembly, connector and module. still did not work. checked splice under drivers seat as several suggested, splic...
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