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2006 Acura RL 3.5L Oil Light VIN: JH4KB16516
Hi group, I did an oil change and filter on a Acura RL 2006. I need help on how to reset the oil life or maintanace message. I followed ALLDATA instructions with no luck. Any help on this will be appreciated, thanks in advance.
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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WAUGC0443K
Hello everyone, Was hoping you've seen this one to cut it short. Was in for a/c work , ended up a no start in the bay . Found by wiggling the power wires at the coil,{ballast resistor?} it regained spark.Installed new ends and a used resistor. Happened again 3...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADP6348Y
The car a BMW 528 came into the shop with ABS DSC lights on. We found codes 41, 07, and 81. The wheel sensors and pressure sensor checked good. We replaced the ABS control module and steering angle sensor. After coding the ABS control module we got a code 104 ...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Speedo VIN: WBADN22020
Hi, This is an E39 535 (not 540) with M62 Engine. Basically the same thing. The Speedo does not work. Speedo signal should be taken from the rear left wheel speed sensor. This had a code for the sensor as well as one for “tooth missing". Another Garage fitte...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G5DA03EX2
we have a 02 rendezvous the fan relays will start clicking and shortly there after the idle will surge up then the relays will stop clicking and the idle will return to normal unplug one of the cooling fan relays idle returns to normal. checked ground circut f...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KE57Y72
when stopping vehicle, gas guage drops to empty and then returns to normal. radio will turn off. security light will illuminate.
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L transmission VIN: 1G1AY0780E
ok this one got me car goes good forward ,but reverse it dont want to go,it acts like its slipping, tried to adjust linkage but seems ok,sorry guys i dont know much about this transmission ,seems like nobody around me does .it will move slowly but you give it...
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1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY2253T
This '96 Corvette has had 4 bank 1, sensor 1 oxygen sensors in the past 2-3 years. The last three sensors have been ACDelco sensors. (The first two sensors were replaced at another shop, and the last two were here.) Every few months the CEL will come on for co... Trouble codes: P0131 (bank 1 sensor 1 o2 sensor performance)
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L differential/transfer case VIN: 1GNCT18W9X
Vehicle came in with loud clicking (rattle/clanking/clunking) noise from front left side of vehicle. Only occurs in 2WD when accelerating HARD(accelerate normally - no noise), (sounds like clank, clank, clank, clank, clank ... until you let off on gas pedal) p...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G1JC12F43
These vehicles are know for their bad fuel pumps. This one is new and working. I ran a hotwire to it and its fine with big time pressure. It's got fire from the fuse box to the pump but not getting thing from the PCM to the fuse box. I checked all the fuses I ...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L starter VIN: 1GNDX03E51
The starter was shot so I replaced that no signal from the purple wire at the starter. I can ground the black/yellow wire at terminal 76 at the pcm it cranks and starts but then dies after about 2 seconds. the battery was disconnected.
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13T71
recheck everything seen to work good, turn on air pump, it run normal. might there be a problem with the switch air valve solenoid.? may i have some advice from chevy tech. thanks in advance, thoa Trouble codes: P0410
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34214
what i am asking for i think maybe the injector driver is bad these are the cylinders that arent firing #1#7#4#6 i need a wiring diagram for a 2004 with a engine code 2 instead of the 1 that we have could you fax it to me at 1-[...] has anyone ran into ... Trouble codes: P0207
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L9T
first of all i would like to thank all who take time out of their busy day to help with this one!! customer complaines of a very intermintant stall usually at idle or when they drive it around a corner. they say the check engine light comes on then it stalls....
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L run-on after key off VIN: 3C3EL45H3V
please help, car continues to run for up to five seconds after key is cycled to off position. it acts like asd relay is powered up until engine runs out of fuel and dies. if you pull the asd relay or the asd fuse, the engine will die just like it should. i hav...
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H1V
Thanks in advance! this is my daughters car and besides it, she is driving me crazy! Bought this from the original owner a month ago, has a lot of new or replaced items and always has been maintained. developed a bad hesitation, miss, flat spot on acceleration...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AG52H31
Hi guys this one is either going to be real easy or real hard to fix.Our other shop just put in a used engine.Now both the CKP and CMP codes set.you can clear them then drive it and they won't come back.Then shut it off and start it and they are back.I can onl... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335 (CKP sensor A circiut Malfunction)
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KLATA5265Y
my self and 2 other techs are baffled by this vehicle, all the wiring checks out good, we have replaced tps and connector, map sensor. The code for tps rationally keeps coming back. all grounds and powers test out ok, vehicle runs great but as stated before th... Trouble codes: P0121
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1994 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L compressor VIN: JB3AM54J0R
Hello to all. This may seem like a dumb question but I am gonna ask anyways. I have this dodge stealth that the a/c compressor has locked up on. After removing the compressor and getting ready to install the new one I noticed that the revolution sensor is not ...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES22C1T
Hello everyone. I'm lost on this one. This car came in as a no start. Fuel pressure is good, but I have no spark or injector pulse on cylinders 1&4. It had a cam sensor circuit code and a tps voltage high code. I tried a cam sensor for the heck of it with no l...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Communication VIN: 1B4GP45R5T
Van came in as no start or start and die like a fuel pump. Verified start and die. Verified good fuel pressure. Connected SOLUS scanner and display said to turn ign off and then crank or start engine. Engine started and idled with SES Light on. Next morning at...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cooling Fans VIN: 1B4GP45R4V
Hello- I have a 1997 Dodge Caravan. The fans would come on some times but not all the time. I replaced the fan relay module. Then they started to work. That was 2 weeks ago. The vehicle came back and this time they didn't come on at all. Checked for powers and...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L cooling system VIN: 2B3HD46R0W
vehicle came in with overheating problem.pressure test-found cracked resevoir bottle.replaced resevoir bottle & thermostat,bled cooling system.road test uphill with a/c on max temp @ 240*f.cooling fans come on-low speed @ 221*f,high speed @ 230*f operating pro...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Stall VIN: 2B7HB11Y4X
Hello, Fellow Techs, I have this Ram van in that on moderate to hard acceleration it will blow the 20A ASD fuse in the PDC and stall. You can also duplicate it by reving the engine in the shop in park. Once you get to about half throttle or so the fuse blows ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3B6KC26691
this vehicle has me stumped recently worked on by someone else, truck ran great then came back today for same problem when driving rpms go up then down like the throttle sticks then no rs no codes engine or trans I did see a code in the abs codes about a inter...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L tcc VIN: 2B4GP44302
tcc cirit problum with a abs buss comm failure and a abs pump failur
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L 6sp manual trans. VIN: 3D7MS48CX5
Hi guys, I have not had this type of transmission in my shop yet. Customer noticed hard to shift into 1st and rev sometimes 2nd. then noticed a noise in all gears shortly after started having trouble shifting. Customer said rev grinds when putting into gear an...
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1992 Ford Escort 1.9L Cooling Fan VIN: 3FAPP135XN
Hello, This car has humbled me. I need some help please. The cooling fan won't run in low or hi speeds. I can power up hi and low circuits fan runs ok. Relays test good. When I turn the key on the ECU gounds relay which opens fan circuit. I remove ECU ground a...
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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Surge VIN: 1FMEU15HXR
I recently had this customer come in with a surge. The motor must reach operating temp before symptoms occur. It happens at idle, while driving, and can go for days before it starts surging. So if anybody has any ideas they would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: 311 (secondary inj. system)
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X6W
HEY GUYS,GOT THIS MUSTANG CONV. AT FIRST HAD SYMTOMS OF TCC HUNTING (surge or stumble) BETWEEN 40 AND 50. WE SERVICED THE TRANS WHICH REALLY HELPED. CUSTOMER RETURNED 3 WEEKS LATER WITH POSSIBLE MISFIRES AND SES LIGHT ON CODE PO172(I THINK)DID PLUGS,INJECTION ...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Drive Belt VIN: 1FTZR15E21
This ranger has a belt squeal when the truck is first started. I have replaced the belt twice, the tensioner, and the idler pulley. Everytime I service the belt it takes the squeal away for a few days. I can't see any alignment problem with the pulleys. The po...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45X1H
hay diesel boys, got one here that is driveing me to drink.intermiting no start, oil reservoir empty and dtc 1212. been messing with this thing off and one for a while now.from what i gather truck starts up and runs for a few seconds and then stalls and then n... Trouble codes: 1212 (icp voltage not at expected level)
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L shift VIN: 1FDAF562Z1
I need some help here! Truck came into shop with trans gone slipping in all gears.We pulled the trans sent it out for overhaul and reinstalled it. We test drove the truck and all seemed fine nice shifts etc.After about a five minute ride the trans goes crazy. ...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L defroster VIN: 1FTRX18L61
customer complaint , not enough hot air blowing out defrost or heater , a/c blows very cold, funtions from a/c to heat to defrost works ok, just does not blow hot enough,
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WF0AXXWPDA
Hey guys car came in with mil lamp on diagnostic check showed code p0171 I cleared it and drove the car for a day and mil light returned checked fuel pressure 45psi @ idle replaced fuel filter cleared the light drove the car it came on again after couple off d... Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP33Z63
The vehicle dies when braking and turning.We installed a new fuel pump and ignition switch.There are no codes stored in the computer.
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1992 GMC C3500 Sierra 5.7L rear brakes VIN: 1GDTK74KSN
brakes are extremely sensitive ti the point where it seems like the rear are locking up before the front installed new hydroboost no fix.not real familiar with boost but suspect maybe not related to concern.any idease why the rears would lock and not the front...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14X93
Recently we replace the intake gasket, did an fuel inj service, the Ck Engine has been coming on with a code P0430, but the truck runs good etc, the customer is concerned about the light. Bank 1, oxygen sensor 2 seems to be slow to responding, but the code ref... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalytic iIneffiency Bank 2)
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: JHMCB7675N
Friends, This is my daughter's car and it should be simple. The AC barely cools, yet I have replaced every component on it except the evaporator and the hard aluminum lines. The high side pressure tap is downstream of the condenser so I can't really measure h...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Horn and brake lights VIN: 1HGCB767XP
Shift interlock would not work after customer parked and filled up with gas. Also horn blows when brake pedal is applied. Also brake lamps are not working when vehicle got here. I have a large voltage drop when brake lamps are installed, 12 volts with no bulbs...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 1HGEM22923
i want thank everybody in advance. this honda will cool going down the highway but not at a idle . iam leaning towards a bad compressor .but would like to know is this is a variable rate compressor . i would like your opinion on this thnx again brett
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L radio display VIN: 1HGCM66534
Hello everyone and thanks for the advise. This good customer of mine came in with a battery that was weak and was not cranking over very fast anymore. We loaded it, fell below 9Volts, so we replaced it. We attached our temp battery to the cables when we swapp...
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2000 Hyundai xg3000 3.0L speedo VIN: KMH445D61A
same as related history cust complant speedo bounces and cruise shuts off all at same time
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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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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L a/c blower VIN: JNKDA31A72
Went though the diagnostic tree and found the Amp to be bad again. Hooked up a amp meter in the ground circuit to the blower motor, current draw is between 19 and 24 amps. This circuit has two 15A fuses in parallel. I'm guessing that that this circuit should p...
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2004 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L abs VIN: JALC4B1464
rear brakes lockup at times--abs light is on--anybody know how to pull abs codes on this
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1995 Jaguar XJS 2+2 6.0L Warning light VIN: SAJNX2344S
Mechanical and hydraulic systems appear to be intact, Anti lock warning light is on, I do not have a scan tool for this system, I do have a break out box installed on it, (and a wiring diagram) Ground is present on pin 1, ign. power is present on pin 2,stop li...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2BCHV81S7H
Customer brought in vehicle after the customer did a tune-up. Checked tune-up and it was done properly. Put on ignition scope and system looks good. Vehicle hesistates under wide open throttle. Gas sprays out of the throttle body. the compression is good. Can'...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Coolant Sensor VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
On the info display it reads coolant sensor bad. Replaced coolant sensor in bottle and terminals look good. Any one seen something like this before. Any suggestions before we hit the wire diagrams Dana
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2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK38K73
This jeep has 7 codes all misfire codes 300,301 through 306. I changed the plugs they were badly worn and gaped at .075 should be .040 the plugs look nice and tan . i cant feel the eng missing but the misfire counters indicate real time misfires.if i hold the ... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 301, THR0U, 306 (testing and results)
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L starter VIN: 1YVGE22C2R
vehicle came to us with a starter issue. every third time it would just click. replaced starter and same issue still exists. when battery chargter is applied on high the starter will work great. battery is good car is charging voltage drops are good. there was...
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 280SE .0L kingpin VIN: 1080671202
Hello,I need some old school Mercedes techs advise.I am installing kingpins on this VERY nice old 280 SE.I used Billstein kits and had them reamed in by a very competent machinist.My problem on assembly is getting the kingpin end play adjusted correctly. I am...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBDCA35E1L
This is a longtime customer of ours.He came in complaining of hard to start all the time. Found that the car is flooding on start-up. Fuel pressures check OK, spark checks ok. Sometimes the only way to get the car started is to remove the fuel pump relay. Idle...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL 6.0L front suspension VIN: WDBFA76E4P
Need help on this one. Customer states he hit a hard bump. Now front hydro suspension is bottomed out . Rear seems to operate fine but front tires rub on fenders.We don't do a lot of MB here. Any help would be great.Fluid is a little low but doesn't seem to be...
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1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L fuel pump VIN: 3MARM10J8R
hey all need help. i got this car adfter it sat for 7 years, i have good spark but no fuel pressure. it will staret with starting fluid. can get fuel pump to work if i hook direct power to it.i followed wiring diagram best i can.checked relays. is there a inli...
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1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM53S5T
This car came in with the complaint of a miss and the check engine light on. After scanning it I found the PO302 code for cylinder 2 misfire. It was just tuned up by another shop new plugs and wires. I checked the plug and it looks good but wet with fuel. I ch...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering motor VIN: WMWRE3345T
steering motor wont shut off can not find relay
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WMWRC33423
P2097, I know what the code is, I just don't have any info on how or what to check. Thank you for any help... Trouble codes: P2097
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L a/c compressor VIN: WMWRC33443
ok guys. hope some mini tech are listening. have a mini with inop a/c clutch. this is after repaires for water damage to the general control unit, and air bag system. we have verified that when you push the a/c button on the heater/a.c contol panel that the mo...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L OBD II monitors VIN: 4A3AJ56G1W
Customer has driven this car over 100 miles, & monitors are not ready, We have replaced front oxingen sensor & reset memory have drove vehicle around 50 miles & still won't pass any, there is no codes, no pending codes or anything wrong, temperature, Throtle a...
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1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBA5413G
the ignition rotor was defective and was just spinning randomly on the dist. shaft once that we replaced the ignition rotor the car fired right up. upon hearing this car run for the first time since being towed in it started making a screaching sound coming fr...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L no start at times,air bag light on,abs light on VIN: 2G4WB52K9X
First off thanks for the help. It is fixed and it was the ignition switch. the pink wire that powers the brk lock switch and the fuse box air bag ,cluster,bcm relay.it was so intermitant and it had power but at times it only had 5.65 volts ,anyway all is good...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L MIL Lamp on, ALL WARNING LIGHTS VIN: 3G5DB03E53
thanks to all that replied. this vehicle has not returned for futhur testing, but when i finally get to fix it, i will post. Trouble codes: P1626 (theft deterent fuel enable signal lost), U1096 (lost comm. with ipc), U1300 (class 2 data link low...shorted to gnd).
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1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KS53B8M
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED TURNS OUT WE HADE A NEW DEFECTIVE IGNITION COIL. NOT SURE WHY WE WERE LOOSING THE DASH INFORMATION, IT STOPPED MALFUNCTIONING ALL BY IT SELF. THE COIL FAILURE WAS VERY ODD. UNDER THE INSULATION LOOKED LIKE SOMEONE CUT THE WIRE ALMOST...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Closing VIN: 1GNDU06L5S
Hello all, Never did find out what the cause was. Customer declined further repairs. Did remove and inspect the latch and switch, turns out the service manual is wrong, all the the switch does is indicate when the handle is being pulled, it does not toggle...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4G1JF32TXV
Thank you all for the help after a little further inspection due a reply on here I found the vacuum line to the MAP sensor deteriorated after replacing the line and driving I found this to fix the problem.
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBDM19W4X
This Astro is still not fixed. I have changed the MAF sensor, cam sensor and found a bad fuel pressure regulator. Fuel trim numbers remain the same. The cam retard is now -15 degrees. Cam and crank signals look good when van dies out. The new fuel pump fa...
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L Rear differential VIN: 3GNGK26U9Y
After checking the rear differential, transfer case, front differential and the transmission the solution seams to have been the GM teflon lube on the slip yoke. GM wanted $600.00 for a new slip yoke and drive shaft so I took the old one to Driveline Services ...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L A/C Control Unit VIN: 1G1ND52JOY
Thanks to everyone for their replies. I did suspect a bad control head, however I was hoping for some conclusive tests. Thanks for your suggestions and I have installed the new unit and so far, there has been no further problems. Thans to all you guys. I a...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC12F43
There was 2 problems here. The fuel pump was bad and also the PCM was toasted. The customer had an extended warranty on the car that covered the fuel pump. GM as an 8 yr 80,000 mile warranty on the pcm's (I never knew that)so I had to tow to the dealer for the...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GBHG31U63
As it turns out the PCM wasn't getting a low pressure signal either (the high side was also missing). I figured this out by backprobing at the ECM. When I gave power to the high side and grounded the low side the compressor turned on. At that point I began the...
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1993 Dodge D350 5.9L Stall VIN: 3B7ME33CXP
The truck still has the idle slows down but is bether , I replace the fuel pump, fuel filter check for leaks in the fuel line set the idle RPM, I think I have some bad fuel because as I have fill the truck 2X since this starter the problem has become is less ...
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1998 Dodge B1500 5.2L abs VIN: 1G568T6432
thanks everyone who replyed the hole three of ya,agian thanks.i replaced rear abs sensor and cleared so far it hasnt returned and all is good agian thanks.
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L cruise control VIN: 3D7LU38CX4
I have not gotten the vehicle back and I won't for a couple of weeks. I will post what fixes this problem when I get it fixed.
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1F12345678
Thanks for all the replies. It was the idle stop screw out of adj. This was one of those that I could not see the trees for the forest deals. Car came in for no power & rough idle to start with. Found cam timing off. Well the other shop must have turned the id... Trouble codes: P1506.
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
as of my last update we had the customer bring the vehicle in AGAIN and to no suprise it has started every single time, so we installed a new crankshaft position sensor at no charge, and so far so good! i appologise for dragging this help request out so long ... Trouble codes: P1260 (anti theft has detected break - in condition), P1808 (4wd low ckt fault), P1804 (4wd high indicator ckt fault), B2106 (tp input signal out of rng), B1483 (brake pedal input ckt fault), P0500 (vss fault).
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46F1X
Thanks you guy's you were correct the problem was a split Oring on the injector on cyl. # 3. The way I found was I pulled the valve covers and cranked the engine I could see it shooting out. Thank's Again too all who replied with great direction for me to go!!... Trouble codes: P0470.
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L computer VIN: 1FMRU1760X
OK THANKS TO YOU GUYS OUT THERE I'M EXTREMELY GRATEFUL TO GET HELP FROM YOU GUYS. ON THE ADVISE OF YOU TECHS WE WENT BACK TO THE INTAKE AREA AND SURE ENOUGH MY TECH FOUND THAT HE HAD PINCHED THE INJECTOR WIRE FOR NUMBER 8 INJECTOR AT THE INTAKE AND THIS WAS TH...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA514XY
i can tell you what didnt fix this one. pcm, valve cover and int and upper intake seals. i feel it was an intermittent miss caused by injectors. (ford guys said this is common, i pulled the plugs 3 or four times and couldnt see any coolant evidence. the misf...
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31311
Thanks to all who replied. I think it was the baro in the computer. I did not have a baro PID, but a bad reading made sence. I replaced the computer and it works great now. Trouble codes: U1600 (pass key error).
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1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L broken switch VIN: KMHCF24F5W
lam closing this post with not much help.thanks to those who replied.the switch is a thermal type but could not find anything that it wouuld affect (fan, gauge or pcm input)we replaced the switch and repaired the wiring,ran drive cycle numerous times.reinspect...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No Code Set VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello all, The no code MIL was never adequatly explained. I later had my P0340 camshaft correlation code come back, and during a tear down to inspect the CKP reluctor plate found the timing belt had teeth missing in spots. Replaced the timing belt and made...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58W91
We had power at ecm and all grounds but ecm was not sending signal out to ignition or fuel pump replaced ecm with used one and still no start no ignition or fuel so the customer wanted to take to dealer so 1 week after dealer recieved vehicle they replaced ecm...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ68S8T
Well, it's seemingly fixed. I waited ab out 2 weeks and drove this jeep every day possible. so far it starts fine and has not shut off on the road once. I replaced the ignition coil only, with a new OEM unit and so far so good. What a bugger to replace as atta...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L comp VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
Well, everyone seemed to have the same ideas that I had. I replaced the compressor, drier & orifice tube again. Works great, but the parts company was giving me grief about warranty. I had a good feeling about the problem but sometimes you need a little shove ...
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2004 Kia Amanti 3.5L Ignition lock VIN: KNALD12494
Ended up that something was wrong with the ignition lock cylinder. I did'nt have the ability to reprogram, so I sent it out to Kia. They ended up replacing all of the locks on the vehicle with a lock kit. And then reprograming the ignition. I think that just t...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALLPAMC4T
Hi dear friends, finally i can get a friend with an autologic scanner, he comes and makes the relearn of the gsm with bcm and its starting very good now, thank you all members what help me with this.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L a/c VIN: WDBJF72F3V
Well Steve [...]'s post was the most helpful. I went to the link you said to go to and it was helpful. Just when I got into it the customer was knocking down the door demanding the car. I think she took it to the dealer. She didnt speak good english.Thanks for all...
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1986 Nissan D21 2.4L hard to start interm VIN: JN6ND11S3H
coolant temp sensor fixed it thank you has been gone for awhile and no9 complaints tim was wright
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1990 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L low power VIN: JN1HJO1P9L
thankyou for all of your help. what we found was that the timming belt had jumped one cog and that the belt was stretching wich was throughing off the rear bank even more. Thanks again, Mike at ultimate auto care
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
sorry to take so long but car just came back in.we found a leak in the intake manifold with the smoke machine.replaced it and so far is ok thanks for all the info Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system to lean rt bank), P0303 (misfire 3), P1320 (ignition signal), P0133 (rt front o2 response time), P0153 (left front o2 response time), P0174 (fuel system lean left bank).
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L g-sensor VIN: 1N6ED27Y31
SORRY TO CLOSE THIS WITHOUT A FIX, BUT REPAIRS WERE DECLINED. RESPONSES INCLUDED CHECKING ALL BODY AND SYSTEM GROUNDS, REPLACING CONTROL UNIT, AND MONITORING CURRENT LOAD [FOR WHAT, SPECIFICALLY,I ASSUME A CHANGE IN IT? FURTHER RESEARCH ON MY PART TURNED UP A ...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D43
MANY THANKS TO STEPHEN FROM NEW YORK,KENNETH FROM CALIFORNIA ,JEFFERY FRON MINNESOTA AND BRIAN FROM SOUTH DAKOTA THESE 4 GUYS ALL HIT IT DEAD ON. I REPLACED THE CRANK SENSOR LAST THURSDAY AND HAVEN'T HAD A PROBLEM SINCE.ONE THING THAT HELPED ME CONFIRM WHAT TH... Trouble codes: P0725.
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L passlock VIN: 1G2NE12E8X
Thanks everyone for your help. I unhooked the remote start and the car has worked fine since.
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1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4SEBD6757V
Sorry about the delay!!! yes this car is fixed yes it is possble to have a bad brand new o2 sensor.but what is the chances of having two ??? well it happend here.thank you for all your help and sorry for the delay.. . Trouble codes: P0133.
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cam Timing VIN: 4S3BH675XY
Hi, and thanks to everyone who responded to this help request. I did have the timing marks dead on the whole time, not the first 2.5 tbelt I've done, but the dohc's are usually more difficult. The problem was carbon in the cylinder, took out the spark plug...
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2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BT61L13
as of closing date 8/6/07 - customer has not returned with the problem - it usually takes about a month before the MIL will return - will update again when i have more information. thank you all for your help!! Trouble codes: P0302.
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1984 Toyota Pickup 2.4L alternator VIN: JT5RW55D3E
Received three replies, all of which were checked and found to be OK. I HATE to install parts as a test, but went ahead and replaced the alt with a Carquest unit. It still did not charge with the old regulator or the latest one I had gotten, but did charge wit...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L front right brake VIN: 2T1AE0980S
Thanks to all that replied, The repair was to space the master cylinder out away from the booster. After adjusting rod length @ pedal the problem was still there. Apparently toyota changed the design of the master. Anyway it is fixed and I am glad to see it ou...
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1979 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 17A0753694
thanks for all the help sorry for taking so long had local diesel shop test injection pump they fond bad head .returned to place i had purchased it they said nothing was wrong they have returned it to me i will install it today and see what happens thanks J...
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