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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3339X
vechile came in with a/c inop & low pressure. recovered freon,evacuated,recharged system. a/c operated good. customer returned in a few days.the complant was that a/c works only upon acceleration,and noise intermittently from a/c compressor, noise diminishes w...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L fuel guage VIN: 1G4CW52KXW
vehicle brought in for upper plenum replacement,battery was disconnect,upon completion of work noticed fuel guage had full swept all the way around to bottom side of the empty needle rest point. customer said the guage had worked properly before, any ideas
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Oversteer VIN: W06VR52R7V
Hello All, I have a 1997 Catera that just had DIY front struts put on. Came in complaining of noises, loud grinding when turning right and backing up and popping noise going over bumps. Popping noise going over bumps is easy, both stabilizer bar links have V...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KY5491X
Vehicle will only overheat when you drive over 30 miles. Will not overheat when in the garage and idleing, Cooling fans cycle normally. Has had new water pump, hoses thermostat, cap, coolant. Performed gas analizer no combustion gas in coolant. When it overhea...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY5495X
hello all, this car was towed in, owner says crank no start, battery was dead, i charge battery , check for codes none.try to start, no spark or fuel pressure. i check for power at fuel pump in trunk no battery power,checked for rpm while cranking but my scann... Trouble codes: B2955 (key code input short to battery)
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2005 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L HVAC, trunk release VIN: 1G6KD54Y75
This lovely Caddy has quite the problem. The HVAC does not work at all, doesn't even turn on, and the fuel/trunk release buttons do not work. I have verified power & ground to the HVAC control module and scoped the CAN bus at the module. All are fine. The fuel...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Stall, starts and stalls VIN: 1GNFK16K1S
Thanks ahead for help. This sub will crank and start fine, run for about 5 sec., then shut off. I still have spark and cranking rpm when the stall occurs. It seems to run longer when I have the alternator disconnected, but I ohmed out injectors, and they are b...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L injectors VIN: 1GCDM19W2S
hi guys and thanks for any insight into this pos. this van came into the shop on the hook. no start checked for fire at the coil, it was ok but none coming out the wire towers. cap was toast as well as the plugs wires and rotor button. still no start but goo...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1440T
OK, this is a weird one, I have never seen this happen before, and this is my own vehicle! See repair history. Every 2-3000 miles , the porcelin part of the spark plug comes loose in the threaded base of the plug.This only happens on cyl #3. You can move the p...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14M1V
Truck came in running rough with CEL flashing. Missfire data indicated missfires on cylinder 7 only. Checked for vacuum leak with propane, none found. Checked resistance of plug wire on affected cylinder 1000 ohms. Swapped plugs on cylinders 5 and 7, miss stay... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random or multiple cylinder missfire)
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L lamp VIN: 2G1WX12X3V
Hi fellow techs, i have here a monte carlo that has no issues other than the security lamp stays on at all times, this is the old style key with the pellet on the key. I have not ever seen this system have a problem that would set the light on but still start ...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L battery light VIN: 1G1ND52TLW
This vehicle was towed in with complaint of red battery light came on on highway. Then AC ceased to operate, guages wacked out and finally died. Inital inspection showed 6 volts output from alternator and battery would not hold charge. Replaced alt with NAPA p...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G1ND52T4W
Hello all, Thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a car that is over heating. Antoher shop told customer it may be a head gasket because it was boiling out the coolant tank cap. We checked for head gasket by using shop air into the cylinders and brin...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L tcc VIN: 1GNFK16R9X
see above notes and we post test results and fix info after repairs. we did not find a particular vehicle with these 3 codes in the archives, so anyone with this test info please respond.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L compressor VIN: 1GNDT13W2X
I replaced faulty mode door actuator last month on this 99 T-10 Blazer with Automatic Climate Control (C68) as was only blowing heat all the time. Truck is back now with problem of AC compressor cuts on and off at random. Will work for several hours and then w...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L convertor VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
Vehicle came in with a strong shudder on engagement and disengagement of torque converter. no codes set. fluid clean. replaced torque converter, tcc solenoid, and filter& gasket. Customer returned days later saying that now the converter shudder is fixed but...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1GNEK13T11
How is everyone today. I could really use your help on this one. About three months ago customer stated service four wheel drive light on and gear selector lamps failed to illuminate. Scaned the vehicle and retrieved dtc CO308, a/b motor control circuit short ...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L valve train VIN: 1GNDX03E63
Customer packed van full of camping gear and went camping upon return van started "ticking" and lost power. Replace oil filter (due) no help, oil pressure is normal at 35 psi warm and at idle, pulled valve cover and verified no oil at valves, lower end quiet. ...
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1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 3C3HC56F7T
THIS VEHICLE HAS INTERMITTENT SPARK & NOID,CRANKS OVER AS IF IT IS OUT OF TIME,HAS NEW CRANK AND CAM SENSORS INSTALLED ALREADY,i HAVE LOOKED UP ALL THE PATTERN FAILURES THRU THIS DATABASE AS WELL AS D-TIPS DATABASE,i SUSPECT A BROKEN FLYWHEEL BUT i HAVE NOT A ...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54R9V
good day chrylser guru's customer states that speedo will drop to zero, door locks lock and unlock. ses light is on. car will run but if you stop it may not restart. then everything starts working fine. i checked the serial data lines all checked good. dont wa... Trouble codes: 1695 (1698 -), 1698
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L spark VIN: 3C3EL45H8V
Hi everyone, I don't know what to do next with this one. Some times it will start and run fine and other times it will not start. This enine will always crank over but it will turn over a couple of revolutions ok and then it will get a hard spot like the timin...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L starter and fuel pump VIN: 1C3EL55UX1
This customer has a 2001 Chry. Sebring Conv. that keeps blowing the fuse for the starter and fuel pump circuit.This problem is very intermittent(may blow once every other month)and hard to find. The only circuits on this fuse are the starter, fuel pump, and ig...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1C3EL46X84
This problem is very intermittant...customer claims that after driving for an extended period of time...approx. 50km...while cruising at highway speed...the vehicle will start to surge. If he doesn't accelerate, the vehicle will continue surging...causing it t...
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1992 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Gauges VIN: 2B4GH4533N
After testing the power & ground leads with good results, I assumed the cluster itself was bad. I replaced it with a used one today, with the same symptoms. This cluster only uses a fuel & temp gauge and speedometer. Nothing works on either unit.
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2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L exterior light VIN: N61F528694
turn on head lights and they flash just as if you had a flasher installed. key chime, head lights, dash lights, dome lights, tail lights, tag lights, security light all flash. truck starts and runs just fine.
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L glow plug light VIN: WD2YD74253
have very little information on this system, why does glow plug light come on and does not need to. why are there no fault codes. any help would be appreciated. thanks in advance.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2N4GP34363
ive tryed to simulate and nothin happened checked vaccums to find a couple cracked but didnt see any holes.put new hose on ,did notice air filter box wasnt closed right not sure if husband messed with like hes knowed for.and i uassly fix his mess ups,but enoug... Trouble codes: P1391
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L left power sliding door VIN: 2D4GP44L45
The left power sliding door on this caravan won't open or close completely. When you push the open button on the remote, on the door pillar, or on the ceiling, the door will unlatch and open about 4 to 8 inches (not always the exact same amount), and then stop...
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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, black/blue smoke VIN: 1FALP47V7T
Car was running fine, customer let friend borrow it and it came back barely running. Lots of black smoke, wont rev up, very poor run. Replaced pcm due to P0605 ROM failure, no change. unplugged MAF, no difference. Injector pulse width is WAY too high at all ti... Trouble codes: P0605
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L monitors VIN: 2FTDX1861V
customer had replaced evap pressure sensor and repaired wiring to sensor that mouse chewed. code was cleared and has not returned. new york inspection reqires all but 2 obd2 monitors run and no cel on. gave customer instructions to perform drive cycle. came ba...
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1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L no power VIN: 1FTPE2425X
vehicle came in with no power. initial inspection, easy start-up,no check engine light, no codes. found engine compartment way too hot and saw the exhaust manifolds/pipe was cherry red, both sides. it melted the spark plug wire boots. top speed was 15 mph. hoo...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shuts off VIN: 1FTSW31F4X
To anyone that can help. I have this F350 POWER STROKE that keeps shutting off most of the time at idle when engine is starting to warm up. Sometimes it may shut off when being driven at slow speeds. Truck was towed in would not start at all for me, hooked up ...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F7Y
hey diesel guru's! i need help. this f550 was towed in with a no start condition. hooked up my scanner and found code p0605 (pcm rom failure). according to mitchel, you reset computer and if this code comes back, replace pcm. i ordered pcm from o'reilly auto p... Trouble codes: P0605 (pcm rom failure), P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP38351
THIS VEHICLE WAS TOWED IN AS A NO START NO CRANK NO DASH LIGHTS WHEN KEYED UP. CHECKED FUSES & FOUND 30 AMP FUSE FOR IGN. SYSTEM BLOWN, REPLACED FUSE STARTED BUT ONCE IT WAS PUT INTO DRIVE IT BLEW FUSE RIGHT AWAY. CHECKED WIRING CIRCUIT & FOUND WIRE RUBBED THR...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L most shifts VIN: 1FTSS34F81
Dear Techs; Back again with another Fix Or Repair Daily! This van feels like the transmission is shifting back and forth when it shifts gears. 2nd and 3rd are the most noticable, but it does it some in the other gears too. It does it under about 3/4th throttle...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L parking lights VIN: 2FAFP71W73
we have a 03 ford crown vic police car that continues to blow the #21 15 amp fuse(parking lights,cluster illumination circuit)i have taken the cluster out,the main light switch..and the fuse still blows.the only time it blows the fuse is when you start to driv...
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1987 GMC P3500 Value Van 5.7L not known VIN: 1GDHP32K8H
This truck was towed in a week ago not moving. Slipped in forward, locked up in reverse. Been a long time since I built a TH400. Found burnt forward clutch & burnt up planetarys. Installed full kit, planets, convertor, filter & modulator. Drove 10 miles, worke...
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1997 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKEL19W6V
here is my problem. i found the lower intake gasket leaking coolant. so i replaced the lower gasket, without removing upper plenum. everything went smooth until i started it. it started right up but with a noticeable random tick which sounded like spark arcing...
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1999 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 7.4L No power steering & no brake boost VIN: 1G7GK23J8X
This truck came in from a used car lot for a slapping noise in the left front when turning hard right. After verifying complaint the power steering and power brakes are inop. This truck has hydro boost. Power steering fluid level is ok, fluid is not foaming. B...
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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L TID failure VIN: 4S6CM58V7V
I'm trying to find out Mode 6 info for this Passport. Honda's Mode 6 info doesn't include Passport and I can't find any Isuzu info. I've got 3 TID failures, but no DTCs. Can anyone tell me what these failures are? TID$04 CID$20 TID$04 CID$30 TID$07 CID$0D I th...
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2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L wipers VIN: 1HGCM56303
help honda techs.I have a 03 honda accord that the wipers have quit working on,we have 12 volt power to wiper motor with key on but no high low or delay.We can run 12 volts to the high wire and motor will run but nothing else.Checked with local honda dealer an...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L compressor VIN: SHSRD78804
Condensor was replaced last year due to road damage. This year it came in with compressor shaft twisted off. Scroll in compressor broke and locked up compressor. It did not make a mess. Cleaned condensor - found no debris. Scroll breaks off several large piece...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78864
This honda has a code I've never run into before. P2647. Vtec oil pressure switch high voltage---and has complaint of shudder shake--feels like misfire on acceleration intermittently and then check engine lamp lights. Light is off on restart and symptom usuall... Trouble codes: P2647 (vtec oil pressure switch high voltage)
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHDN45D11
hello this car will not get out of its own way will not go over 20 miles an hour seems like a plugged converter. drop exhaust right at the manifold same problem did volume test on fuel pump 3\4 of a pint in 15 seconds cranking vacume 5 in. not sure if i can de...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L timing belt VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
Can someone please guide me on a simple timing belt job.I found a notch on each cam gear and marked the bottom gear. When I took tensioner off. I didnt have a hold of the gears and they boinged away. I didnt see which way they went but I knew the notches were ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L cooling system VIN: 1J4GW48NXY
This jeep is going to kill me.. Over heats after 6 miles driving, never will over heat idling in shop. THe fan clutch never engauged so we replaced it with no change, repalced t-stat at bosses request, bled system with no change. Replaced rad cap it only teste...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L oil pan VIN: KNDJA72361
I have this Kia Sporatge with an oil pan leaking around the drain plug spud and I am going to pull the oil pan to weld it. My shop key tells me to pull the transmission to get the pan out. Has anyone done this, what is the easy way? Can I lift the engine and n...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine/trans VIN: JT8BH28F1W
we picked this lexus up at the auction. it has a vibration in park, neutral or in gear. while setting still. the vibration comes in at aprox 1000 rpm and gets worse the higher the rpm gets. we noticed the motor mounts broke so we replaced both mounts. no good....
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L Oil Pan VIN: 1LNLM97V6S
This will be our 3rd time fixing a leaking oil pan. The repair will last a couple of months then gradually start seeping around the oil pan lip. Nothing major, just messy. PCV and venting system A-Ok. No leaks from oil filter housing. One strange thing though...
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YUGE22D9V
p0400 egr malfunction. we have replaced the egr and egr boost sensor. have tested egr vent solenoid and egr vent vacuum solenoid. boost sensor was replaced as per tsb. we have cleaned egr ports and checked and doublechecked all vacuum lines. we have gone throu... Trouble codes: P0400
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Not ready monitors VIN: JM1NB3539X
OK, here's a Real Stinker. This Miata will not pass emissions testing because it has 3 not readys--Cat not ready, oxygen sensors not ready, and EGR not ready. Here in Texas it can have 2 not readys, but not three. The car has no trouble codes at all, no freeze...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 3rd gear VIN: JM1BK14335
Car originally came in slipping out of 3rd after a near miss with a deer. pulled trans out and replaced shift fork, a few bearings, synchros, and a few rounded off gears associated with 3rd gear. worked great for about 3 wks, now slipping out of 3rd again only...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Side impact air bags VIN: WDBGA33G5V
Ft collision, with driver and passenger air bag deployment. Driver and passenger bags replaced with used parts, the controller was OE. The part number that Shoplink and Mercedes show for the SRS controller for this car would not work as the wiring connector wa...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43G3X
customer complains of intermittent stalling while coming to stops. never does it for us at the shop. we searched iatn to find 2 common faults. the fuel pressure regulator, and the crankshaft position sensor. we replaced both ,but no help. there are no stored c...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L abs/traction control VIN: 4JGAB54E1W
Vehicle came in with the ABS, ETS and brake warning lights on and a warning beeper going off and on. Inspecting the system found that the ABS pump module wiring was stuck fast and required some force to remove the connector. Wiring was not too corroded but the...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, No PCM Communication VIN: 1MELM50U8V
Vehicle died while driving. Key on Test for fuel pressure,Fuel pressure ok. Check injector pulse with noid light - no injector pulse. So I hook up one of our scan tools . No communication with PCM.Same with other scan tool.Check eng. light in dash comes on wi...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Parking Lamps VIN: 1MEPM50U8X
Headlamp stays on, Parking lamps inoperatives... Found the cause.. dead CKT 109 PPL/WHT wire between fuse 20 (15A) in battery junction block and pin 13 (C2031) of headlamp switch... (also travels throught splice S143 witch should be around the ABS control mod...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D42
This car came in with a constant misfire on #3 cylinder. The owner indicated he had replaced the plugs and the #3 coil with no change in misfire condition. We started with some of the more likely problems. Checked to see if correct plugs were used[yes] checked... Trouble codes: P0303
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1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L wipers VIN: 2P4GP4533T
like above, customer brought it in saying the BCM was bad, did a little testing and had no power to the wiper motor, tried new updated switch, no change, still no wiper operation. sent the BCM off to be repaired. The BCM they sent back ran the wipers but no he...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start, start and stalls VIN: 2P4GP45R3W
vehicle starts and stalls aproximatly four times then wont crank over at all. scan pcm, no codes, scan bcm, no communication, instrumental cluster completley inop, gauges inop, digital readings inop, replace pcm, engine started, still no response to communicat...
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1991 BMW 735iL 3.5L oil in coolant VIN: WBAGC4319M
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. As I stated in the original post, the radiator already leaked badly. I received numerous posts about cracked heads and blocks, as well as bad head gaskets on these engines. I informed the customer that the...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADP6348Y
After we replaced the ABS ECU it needed to be coded. We sent it to another shop for the coding. Our tool was not working. The problems started when the car came back to us. We found that the ABS fuse #25 had been removed. Not sure why and they said that they d...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Starts & dies VIN: 2G4WF5212X
Found the Fuel Pump Resistor connector & bypassed it & the car starts & stays running now. Also had to replace the MAF for 0 freq. reading. Main fuel problem was the resistor . Thanks for all replies Trouble codes: P0102.
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1994 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEK18K1R
Sorry it took so long but i had a problem finding my distributor wrench that i have had for some twenty nine plus years so i had to get one from Snap on who doesnt carry them anymore and had to order one for me! also i had the alternator go bad as well. Once a...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L differential/transfer case VIN: 1GNCT18W9X
A huge thanx for all the help. The problem was simpler than expected. Placed an electronic chassis ear on the drivetrain to try and isolate the noise from front differential to transfer case to no avail. After accelerating hard about six times on test drive wi...
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L unknown VIN: 1Y1SK5282Y
Had several replies. Decided to pull dash. Replaced evaporator.
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L timing cover VIN: 1GNCS13W41
Well, truth be known, we chickened out. The motor is rusting (oops, RESTING) quietly on a stand between bays. It goes back in in the AM. As there was a suggestion of an oil leak from the bell housing, and the customer agreed to new mounts while we were ther...
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1966 Chrysler 300 6.3L Lighting VIN: 1213658952
Thanks to all replied but ernie was righ on with that web sight thanks ernie
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2001 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 2B4GP54L71
Thanks to the 6 that responded especially Wade and Ron. Ron was right, the entire unit needs to be submerged before it will start to work again, Also Wade, I think some one did replace the fuel pump before with out switching floats because the new one looked t...
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KLATA5265Y
So after chasing all the wiring I found that the base idle was out of spec, after adjusting vehicle ran fine and check engine light did not return and monitors ran. Thanks for all the help guys Trouble codes: P0121.
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, SECURITY LED ON VIN: 1B4GP25R62
Thanks to all. I disassembled the column shroud, unplugged the skim module, "adjusted" the female terminals in the harness, installed stabilant 22 conductivity enhancer on the terminals, plugged back in and reassembled. Works ok everytime tested and light is o...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DHA16D34J
hi guys thanks for replies , craig from iowa was right it was broken valve spring ,we check running compression 2 cyl. has no compression at this point customer doesnt wanna spend money he gonna get rid off the vehicle thanks ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L engine VIN: 1FALP62W5R
GoodAfternoon to all. Thank You to all that read and replied to my post. I ended up getting some help(from people that have not payed in full-you know the type) and got it on the hoist. Afterthat it was easy-minus the converter barfing everywhere. Going back ...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTJX35F8S
had air in oiling system ran truck at 3200 rpm for 3 miniute cleared it out and runs great thanks to ever body that helped
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L crank pulley VIN: 1FTNS2426X
drilled out broken bolt replaced bolt andpulley road tested and sent on its way no vibration motor runs fine i will see what happens thanks for all the help
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1138X
thanks for the replies all, the checked everything i could think of and everything that was sugested, seems to definately be electrical in nature but customer has decided to dump the car, if i have any further updates i will post them,...hate when you get one ...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L booster VIN: 1FAFP53U91
the other shop picked up the vehicle but the next day i was lucky enough to get another taurus the exact same year and model and believe it or not the brakes acted almost the same. the only difference was that you could get one brake apply before the pedal ...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F52
thanx for the help, turned out to be wire harness pins inside and outside valve cover were worn, replaced and fixed. Trouble codes: 1316 (idm codes).
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L speedometer VIN: 1GKDT13S64
THANK you all for your support . i was away on vacation ,and became very busy. we change the closter and have had no futher problems. i wish to thank everyone for their support and looking forward, to being an asset to my peers in the near future MARIO TE...
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1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L coolant loss VIN: 4S6CK58V3V
hi, well after a long press test, the hose claps started to leak. lol. had the oem type clamps, replaced with worm type clamps. after i found the leaks, i remembered i had the same thing happen in the past, but i had forgotten about it, lol. my bad. well thank...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L pressures, condensor fan VIN: JNKNG01D6R
well, sent the car to the customer working better than when it came in but not as good as it could be, and gave them the option to continue further diag (suspect stuck open expansion valve) or take it as is. they have not brought the car back so must be okay w...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Starting VIN: SAJDA01C5Y
thanks to Jason in Texas,this car is fixed.Jason your great,you saved me hours of time,I looked for the white plug he mentioned and found it wedged under the battery in water. the battery was previously replaced by the owner and did not realize what he had do...
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2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L emr VIN: 1J4GA39187
WELL, BY PUTTING STIFFER SHOCKS FRONT AND REAR FROM "RUBICON EXPRESS"- SPECIALLY BUILT BILSTEIN SHOCKS- THE PREVIOUS BILSTEIN SHOCKS HAD DIFFERENT VALVING- DEFINETLY IMPROVED CONDITION- NOT PERFECT BUT NOW TOLERAble
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Timming Belt Markings VIN: KNAGD12634
Thanks for the info and the great link. Kia service manual link showed me all the timming marks I needed to see.
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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L compressor VIN: SALNY22254
Ok got more information from customer. They had the an a/c issue were the box drain had a drain issue and they would get water shooting out of vents. Which then the water got into blower motor relay and made is stuck on. So they had to disconnect battery so ba...
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2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L power window VIN: JTHBF30GX3
thanks to all who gave me help.Removing the motor and running it in each dirrection, reinstall then manually operate window up and down. At each stop holding the switch for 5 sec. Then operate in the auto mode. This did work.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA32E9S
Michael suggested checking the air pump switchover valve wiring as it is next to the egr switchover valve and easily mixed. Unfortunately I still didn't get power w/key on to either valve. I finally found the connector on the left wheel well behind the ABS u... Trouble codes: 030 (O2S 1 Heater Current Too High), 090 (Adjust. Camshaft Timing Solenoid Open/Short), 092 (EGR Switchover Valve Open/Short), 106 (Resonance Intake Manifold Switchover Valve Fault).
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L engine/trans
The torque converter was the problem. Our friends at Performance Plus Torque Converters in Chicago Ridge cut the converter open to confirm a broken clutch. This eliminated any further diag.
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1991 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JN1FU21P1M
Hi Techs,Adrian and Michael you were correct that there is no DLC for this car even though Snapon scanner says there is even for a 1990 also. I found the computer under the console and I seen where the computer flashes codes but first I checked O2 with a DVM a...
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1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L brake caliper VIN: 4N2XN11TXX
replaced dampning valve, problem solved, thanks to those who replied
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Seat VIN: JN8AZ09T03
Thanks to those who replied. The consensus is that this failure of the seat frame is a weakness on some Murano models. There is a TSB from Nissan describing lower seat frame problems to support this. The client took the vehicle to our local auto upholstery spe...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L srs VIN: 1N4AL11D25
Thank you all for you inputs. Special thanks to Mr. Wade [...] for their insights. The faulty wiring harness was the cause of the codes. A new wiring harness and no more SRS codes of any kind recurred.
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1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.1L No Start VIN: 1GHDU06D4N
YOU CAN READ THE REPLIES. The problem turned out to be that my neighbor got the two wires from the pickup coil reversed when he hooked them to the new module. The plastic retainer had broken and left them loose. He even drew himself a picture but got them w...
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1991 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, LOW VACUUM VIN: 1G2WJ14T2M
thank you all for the help and sorry for the delay in reply. the customer eventually decided to donate the vehicle. most of the replies were for more common issues like to check fuel presure , exhaust back pressure, idle relearn procedures,egr, maf (which i...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L tcc VIN: 1G2WJ52K3W
Thanks for the replies. I am having to close this with a summary due to waiting on a customer decision and waiting for parts. At the moment we are waiting on the other solenoid and the line pressure sensor. When I know more, I will post the fix. Thanks aga...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Blower Motor VIN: 1G2WP12K3Y
Thanks to all for the help. I went thru and checked all grounds and problem still was there. Replaced the ignition switch and all is good. Again, thanks to all that helped.
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L ride control VIN: 1G2HY54K4Y
Thanx to all that offered help, hard as I tried I could not get the customer back in to look at the vehicle. Many thanks to all that took the time to read and offer help to this post.
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2NF52E52
Thank you to all that replied to my HELP !!! REQUEST , after sitting on this for a extra day I got alot of help from my other mechanic , as some of you suggested to recheck my crank sensors although we could see rpm we finally did a resistance check on crank ...
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1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Poor Fuel Economy, RUNNING RICH VIN: WP0EB0912E
Thanks for all the help. I was surpise that there were no resistance sepc out there for the MAF sensor. However I was able to check the voltage as Paul had suggested. Which was with KOEO 5 volts on term. 3 and and .26 volts on term. 2 with MAF sensor fully ...
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1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L all warning lights in inst cluster VIN: WPOJBO920J
Car is NOT fixed.We had ALLDATA email us(alot clearer than a fax) the info for a checkout on the Central Warning System and our parts person is trying to locate a used part from a 928 recycler(yes there are places across the country that deal in specific makes...
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