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1998 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Brakes VIN: JH4DC4347W
We had this vehicle come in with the front brake calipers binding after being driven for 20 minutes, when we opened the bleeder the caliper would release. We then drove it again to get the caliper to bind and this time opened the fitting at the chassis side of...
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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Auto Lighting VIN: JH4KA96521
Thanks for any possible help with this problem. This is my wife's car and I need it fixed. She has used auto lamp on her cars for the last 15 years and trying to get her to use the manual function to save me some time and money isn't an option at this point. A...
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L low oil level light VIN: WAUDH66D81
cluster is not coded for oil level monitor system - we have confirmed no operation of low oil level warning lamp and verified function of the oil level sensor in the pan - no live data blocks are available for the oil level sensor - can someone tell me what th...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33581
Hello, thanks for your attentio; I currently have two codes that I can not figure out or get to go away. The vehicle came in with a number of codes, that lead me to the MAF. I replaced it and the car runs ok, and it resolved all the other codes. Except for the... Trouble codes: P1159 (Fuel trim adaptation high bank 1), P1161 (Fuel trim adaptation high bank 2)
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAEU33472
a/c system charged properly, when i supply ground to relay term #87 compressor cycles, traced wire back to dme module(term #29 blk/blu), no ground supply to relay from module, checked coolant temp sensor, ok, any other imputs i am missing ??? any help would be...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L heated seat VIN: 1G4HR54KXY
drivers heated seat inop. when you push the button light does not come on. looked at diagram and it has its own module under the seat. as does the passenger seat. modules are the same so we swithed them and yhe passenger seat works. when you activate drivers s...
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G4WS52J3Y
Good morning all, I have this Buick that is making me go in circles. Came in for a no start, customer stated that they had to jump it twice. Thinking charging system problem I had them park it in front of the shop. When I got to it found the battery was only a... Trouble codes: U1000, P1630, B1001, B3102
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G1UEYH64X
Ok Caddy guys- this is a quick one. We are about to do head gaskets on this northstar... Alldata says remove engine from vehicle. Is this the best method? or is there an easier way? Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK18S8S
This trucks drives fine , but under acceleration it trips code 36 and turn s mil on. on decel or cruise it goes out, but logs history code. In the moring when you start it. The truck will barely idle creating a very rough idle and alot of white smoke. a quick ... Trouble codes: 36 (injector pulse width error/ long resonse)
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1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GFCCS19ZS
Need some Help w/this one.I have a 95 s10 that has spark but no injector pulse,and I also have no S.E.S.light on dash.I found that at the pcm on the battery voltage wire I lose voltage w/ignition on I have checked all grounds can find no faults w.them.also I h...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L clutch
I have been fighting this one for over 2 weeks now. Truck came in with problem of clutch not releasing. checked hyd system no leaks bled system still would not release. pulled trans clutch had been slipped pressure plate fingers uneven. we installed new clutch...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L battery VIN: 1G1JC5242T
Using normal procedues, isolated draw to cluster and stop/hazard circuit. Removed cluster and that draw disappears, still have draw on stop/hazard fuse even though brake switch and multi switch are disconnected? Should note that this car has a salvage engine a...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19X0V
customer just purchased this pick up and took in for state emission test.failed with multiple codes. first thing we found was a check engine light bulb that looked like a flash cube - replaced bulb cleared codes and test drove.after 2nd test drive we tripped a... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire)
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L engine VIN: IGCCS1447W
I replaced the engine with a reman unit from pep boys.The problem i am having is the motor runs good but has everthingno power.This truck has had new fuelpump installed about 5 months ago but tests ok . Everthing on this motor is new. Had to replace egr valve ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L No Power !!!! VIN: 1GCGK29UXX
Truck came into shop with no start complaint. I turned the key on, dash cluster was dead. Key crank position gave no response. Turned on headlamps, no lamps on. 4 to 8 seconds later the headlamps came on and the dash cluster came alive! Truck cranked fine but ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L ignition lock VIN: 1GCCS14W4Y
I have this S-10 with bad ignition tumbler, the key will not turn. I have the instructions on how to remove a non-functioning lock cyl. by taking off the entire "lock module" and grinding off the retainer tab, first step is to remove the steering wheel. BUT ho...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L a/c compressor VIN: 2G1WF55K51
recently this impala came in with clutch smoking and compressor locking up,tech replaced comprssor,accumualater,orfice.came back with same problem,compressor locked up clutch smoked,this time,replaced compressor,a/c manifold hoses,accumualater,comdenser,liquid...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L obd readiness VIN: 1GCCS14511
Having an issue getting vehicle to set obd readiness flags for AIR and EVAP. Have performed Sys. set procedure( from GM serv info.) multiple times and to no avail. Temp parameters are correct when starting set procedure, and ethanol content indicated on scanne...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L a/c clutch VIN: 2G1WX15K81
hello everyone! having a problem with the a/c in this ss monte carlo. pressure sensor on high line is working properly. 120 psi in refrigerant system. all fuses and relays are good. upon excessive diagnosis, i have found all information to the computer indicat...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W42
truck would send 2 codes 1 for the thermostat saying it was not cooling enugh and one for bank 1 sensor 2 truck runs good while drivin but when your stopped it seems to shut off or surge real bad
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z52
Vehicle cam in on a hook for a no-start diagnosis. The customer said the tow-truck driver was able to start it once he had it on the flat-bed. It has sat on our lot for about 3 days now. When I went to start it this morning, it would crank fine, but not start....
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E13
No crank..welcome back. I just came back from vacation to this POS.This van was just bought by a very good customer. She owned it one week and called with a stall with a no crank. I was still in the joyful bliss of vacation at this point. The other tech spent ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Control VIN: 1GNGS13S33
Greetings, This vehicle came to us after the customer replaced the battery. After replacement he noticed the A/C would not blow out of the vents (blows good out of floor and defrost). I am getting mixed readings on the scan tool. Sometimes it shows to be contr...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 5.3L high beams VIN: 1GNES16P54
when i turn on high beams all lights go out and do not come back on for some time
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1994 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L Stall VIN: 1C32248SR1
Hello eveyone. Sorry don't have the acctual vin for this van. Got a 94 Town & Country that has me stuck. Came in for check engine light on and rough idle. Had cose for AIS motor and Egr failing to affect A/F. Visual inspection found AIS motor unplugged and con...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4CTY5HUJKI
has anyone got this code for 1 of these sebring 2.5 any help thanked ahead of time.sarts up fine seams to drive great power all there run it running temp after about 25 mins a half it bucks under load especialy with ac on,going up hill and will soon stall and ... Trouble codes: P1296
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2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH56U5Y
Vehicle runs very rough, 2 opposing clyinders not working at all, no spark at the wires, Changed those two coils but no change in the condition. I suspect the ECM but need suggestions, maybe I am over loking some thing, NO codes found. Checked the Fixes No sim...
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2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2C3HH56U6Y
Got a 2000 Intrepid 2.7L in the shop, it loses bus signal to Instrument cluster randomly while driving, happens about 1-3 times in 4 days. Vehicle runs fine at the time when the problem occurs. Other things on the bus such as the Radio, etc all seem to operate...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L srs light VIN: 2C8GM68444
Hoping this vehicle was a simple clockspring but not to happen. Where in the world would the Left Front Side Impact sensor be in this vehicle? I can pull two codes with no actual code number. The first being "No Left Front Side Impact sensor communication" The...
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1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L Stall VIN: 4BEAU52N2V
Mitsu/ Dodge fans please look into crystal ball. This car came in with inter stall. I immediately hooked up fuel gauge, spark tester and injector pulse tester. Wanted to monitor what I was loosing. Car appears to loose none of the above. Holds fuel pressure, W... Trouble codes: P0106, P0303, P0304
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF2367W
Truck runs good except that it seems to cut out briefly under load. Only does it once in a while, maybe 3,000 miles between occurances. Also has rough idle on hot startup again only occasionally. Checked lift pump pressure after pulling P0216 code. Filter show... Trouble codes: P0216
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L battery VIN: 1B7HC16Y1W
the customer says that the battery is dead after sitting for a week or so.i have replaced the battery and checked the system for a voltage drain 3 times and have not found a drain on the battery.has anyone run into this problem befor. thanks in advance.
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28D14
this truck was tuned up about six months ago and came in last week with a very bad missfire only on cylinders 1,2,3,4. i have swapped coils no change.also moved wires from non missing clyinders to missing ones still no change.the miss is not always there it wi... Trouble codes: P0300
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Compressor VIN: 3D7ML46CX6
Hello everyone, this one has been a real problem. Truck came in last week for A/C not cooling. Partial charged & leak tested & found evap core leaking. Came back this week for repair. Replaced core Evac & Charge. Now compressor will not engage, no voltage at c...
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1983 Ford Ranger XL 2.8L distributor VIN: 1FTBR10S6D
fellow itan members, 83 ford ranger 2.8 v6 distributor gear is apple cored,second time. cust states engine was overhauled about 5000 miles ago.came to us as a no start oem dist gear was worn but so was the housing.installed reman,only lasted 130 miles. does an...
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1990 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L odometer VIN: 1FAPP6040L
thanks in advance for taking to to respond to my problem. car came in speedo,odometer not working. also check engine lite on. code was for open speed sensor circuit. replaced speed sensor. cleared code, road tested all was well.noticed odometer was not moving....
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1990 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 2FDKF37MBL
I need some diesel help. Vehicle is releasing black smoke out the tailpipe. I have replaced injectors. Also, the vehicle is making a clacking noise. As if, the valves need adjusting. This what lead me to replacing the injectors. I got this advice from another ...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L no scan tool com. VIN: 2FTHF26M8P
The ECA is only giving out a VREF of .4 volts instead of 5 volts. The ECA also only has 2.8 volts at the self test output terminal instead of 5 volts. There is also no tach activity in cluster however the ac voltage tach signal at ECA is within spec. I have do...
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1995 Ford Probe 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT22B75
Hello everyone This must be the month for nightmares.This customer had water pump and timing belt replaced 3 weeks ago at another shop.When she picked the car up it had a miss, other shop told her it needed wires.Last saturday brought to me. It had 3 different...
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1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FALP42X4T
Looking for a little help with this. My son just bought this car from the local Ford dealer on Saturday. Before I bought it I drove it about 15 miles and it ran fine with no problems. Car was well maintained and super clean. It had all new Ford hoses and a new...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4WD engagement VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
I do not know a lot about these systems. The 4WD works fine in auto. When switching to hi or lo there is a clicking behind the dash and the vehicle never goes into lock. The 4lo light on the dash does not light when switched to 4 lo. We have tried 2 dash switc...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP52U4W
Hello techs, vehicle came in overheating. replaced head gaskets.vehicle ran beautifully for 2 days.veh. left customer on side of road. when i got there, started and drove it in-i just knew the converters were stopped up because of blown gasket-i was wrong. veh...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZV34X6X
We need help on this...thanks in advance. This has been going on for about 2 years. The ck engine light keeps coming on, the codes keep coming up with missfires. At this time on cylinder #3 missfire (has been other cylinders), and the vehicle will intermittelt... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L ssb VIN: 1FTNE24L7Y
Thanks for any and all help in advance. Got a E250 that when driving will just all of a sudden have a check engine light and then the trans drops out like it is not there. Only conde is 755 and no other. I noticed when this happens the speedomitor will drop to...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW07L52
Customer complaint is an intermittant mild buck or stumble at cruising speeds. The intermittant hesitation happens under partial throttle and is more noticable when slightly accellerating or giving more gas such as up a hill. Also complains of a rough idle. Th...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F02
Towed in as a no start, died while idling. Scanned & no codes. Checked & found h.p. oil reservoir low. Filled reservoir & starts. Tested oil pressure w/live guage, 20 psi @ hot idle, 50 psi against govoner. Changed oil & filter, re-tested pressure. No change, ...
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1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GTCS194XT
Vehicle has a misfire on #1 cylinder all the time. Checked spark, good, checked fuel pressure, good. Engine vacuum is low, 17.5"hg at idle, 19.5"hg at 2000 rpm. Swapped wires, coils & plugs, miss still on #1. Swapped fuel injector, miss still on #1. Did a c... Trouble codes: P0301, P0300 (random misfire)
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on, Power Loss VIN: 1GKDT13S22
Vehicle came in with SES and Reduced Engine Power lights on. Scanned and found code P1221. Followed the GM flowchart and diagnosed bad throttle body. Replaced with new GM part. Initially, it seemed as if vehicle was fixed (lights stayed out and vehicle drove g... Trouble codes: P1221
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1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6612X
See related history first. It's now 2 years later, car has returned w/ MIL on & complaint that it doesn't shift right, seems jerky & just generally runs bad. Now we are told that the used ECU we installed 2 years ago only fixed the interlock problem for a few ... Trouble codes: P1106 (BARO sensor range/performance problem), P1122 (Throttle position sensor reading higher than expected)
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16522
Hi group! Have a Civic with a 1.7L that came in for MIL light on. Check codes and found code P1457. Check fuel evap system and found a cracked hose. Repaired hose and cleared code. Customer brought vehicle back after three days with MIL light on again. Check c... Trouble codes: P1457 (Fuel evap system leakage)
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Humming noise VIN: 1HGCM56624
Customer stated there was a humming noise coming from under the hood. This noise started after she had a fuel injection service performed at Jiffy Lube. With the car running I unhooked the air filter housing and the noise got much louder. From there I removed ...
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G91
any suggustions everything seems to check out ok Trouble codes: P1123 (fuel sys rich idle)
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y44
Hey All,Thanks in advance.We have a 2004 Rodeo with a p0302 misfire #2.Suspected ign problem so we switched coil and spark plug with other cyl.with no change.Lt fuel trim bank 1 is -10% and bank 2 is -17%.Checked compression all cyl.'s #2 is 5psi lower @ 260ps... Trouble codes: P0302
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1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L gauge reading VIN: SAJHY1742M
The temperature of the engine is only 83 c with infrared tester and the gauge reads 3/4. Wire diagram shows only the sensor to the gauge- are these cars know to have other problems in the cluster or other areas, thanks in advance. Frank
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L overheating VIN: 1J4G248S5Y
Vehicle came in overheating,water pump failure leaking,before replacing waterpump I looked a bit furthur and found code stored in PCM po1491 cooling fan relay..turned on A/C and fan does not work...bypassed fan and fan motor works,found relay under right headl...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Transfer Case VIN: KNDJA72332
Thanks in advance from an extremely frustrated fellow technician. When decelerating from approx 45-50 mph vehicle makes a whining sound and then at approx 20-25 mph jerks like you hit something in the road. We replaced transfer case with junkyard replacement, ...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Charging VIN: JT8BF28G2X
Attn Lexus techs: I have a 99 es300 that discharges at an idle when you have a/c, rad fans & headlights on. This is the third alternator installed on this vehicle all perform the same - the present one being a Nipondenso. If you raise the idle it will charge. ...
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2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L abs master VIN: JTJBT20X63
Vehicle has VCS, ABS lights on. Scanned, found C1223 (ABS Malfunction) and C1246 (Master Cylinder Pressur Sensor) in memory. Lexus is recommending replacing pressure sensor, All Data has almost no info on this system for this model. Just wonder if anyone else ...
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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA2218T
OK here goes, I started at this new independent shop 3 weeks ago and I have inherited this problem child. This Mazda will cut out just like turning the key off and on. What I have found is the ground side of the fuel pump relay is switching while this is happe...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE22C8U
car came in with check engine light on. drove ok ideled ok lean code. throttle body gasket sucked in. r&r throttle body gasket, clean iac and throttle body. reassembled and idels surges from 1500-2500. at 2500 computer cuts fuel hencethe surge. removed iac thr... Trouble codes: P1506
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1990 BMW 735i 3.5L oil level VIN: WBAGB4317L
Hi for now the customer is driving the car, and will bring back later and then we will check it futher. Thanks for the responces
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1990 BMW 520i 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAHC22030
Thanks very much for the help that I received. The end result was that the ECU was faulty. Fitted second hand ECU and car now runs as it should. Regards Bruce.
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L Suspension VIN: WBAGG834YD
I'm sorry to say my customer and my self had a little different way about tackling this problem. The problem is the customer said "ever since you...". We did replace the track arms again, preloaded the bushings, road force balanced the wheels, and performed a...
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1987 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDM15Z2H
I want to thank all that replied. I received excellent information. We will start the V8 transformation in October. I was referred to jagsthatrun.com by a few members. They have the necessary engine mount brackets for $49.95. They also list polyurthane mounts ...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L engine VIN: 1GNEK13R5X
ok,this one was fixed and sold at auction!! Thank You Lord!! I did not want to put a set of rings in this thing. Put OEM valve seals and that fixed it. They did not look anything like the felpro ones. My question was,would servicing heads make the engine smoke...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on, INT NO START VIN: 1GNEC13ZX2
I need to thank every one that replied. I guess I had 2 problems going on with this vehicle. I did replace the fuel pump and that took care of the low fuel pressure issue and the intermitten no start. As far as the check engine light and po 179 is concerned, t... Trouble codes: P0179.
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1WH555KX
THANKS FOR EVERYONES HELP. AFTER READING YOUR REPLIES I AGAIN WENT BACK TO THE BEGINING AND FOUND A BROKEN TERMINAL IN THE CRANSHAFT SENSOR PLUG. THE PLUG MUST HAVE BEEN PROBED AT AN EARLIER TIME POSSIBLY DUE TO THE FACT I FOUND AN AFTER MARKET MODULE ON A VEH...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GNET16S54
Received a few replies on this one.This vehicle did not have an air pump nor a secondary air valve.Most had told us the location of the components, air pump under the left front frame and the valve bolted to the exhaust manifold on the right side. This truck w...
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WW12E04
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE REPLIES. I SENT CAR TO DEALER TO BE REPROGRAMED. CAR STARTS FINE & COSTOMER IS HAPPY
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Blower Motor VIN: 1GNDT13SX5
I would like to give my heartfilled thanks to everyone that responded. This one had a consistent response to replacing the ignition switch. So we brought the customer back in and replaced the switch (even though it was not acting up while it was here). It has ...
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L MIL Lamp on, Wont fuel up VIN: KLATA22671
Replaced evap solinoid by the cansister car fill's up now and no codes! Thanks for the help and suport Trouble codes: P446.
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1992 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L No Start, Stall, Crank sensor voltage VIN: 3B4GM17Y8N
Well gonna call this one fixed for now. The real question I was needing an answer to is why I had 8 volts to crank sensor and only 5 coming out. Did not receive any actual answer to the question of whether this was normal, lots of suggestions for voltage drop ...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Wipers (front) VIN: 2B4GP2439T
Finally I had to go with the ECM as many had suggested, the customer didnot like it one bit but thats how it goes some times. Thanks once again to all who took the time to help.
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L door VIN: 2B4GP44R0W
Thank you to all that helped me get this job done. You were right in that the used door was a little different and I put the old door module and lock assy. in the door from the salavage yard and all is well. Thanks again. It is good to know that there are peop...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L computer ( no bus) VIN: Z8XF677362
shorted transmision harness, next to trans plug in on top of valve body. Repaired bad grounding wire, vehicle is fine now. Thanks for the replies.
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L transmission VIN: 1B7MF33601
Thanks for all of the replies! The customer wanted us to research this before he committed to diagnosing it so after us doing so he has decided to schedule an appointment and do so. We will keep everyone posted as to the outcome.
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L shifting VIN: 1B3ES26CX3
Thanks for everyone's help, but I'm not going to get to fix this one. Customer declined repairs. I am still not 100% sure if the PCM would have fixed it.
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7MA48643
I appreciate all the responses I recieved, unfortunatly I was unable to fix the vehicle as of yet, but thanks again for your help.
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L a/c relay VIN: 1FMDU34X2P
Just like most people said. We found bad grounds. Repaired several bad grounds and problem solved. Thanks to all that replied.
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H1S
Hello everyone! Thanks to everyone that took the time to offer help on this Ford van. We believe we have fixed this vehicle, at least it hasn't died in the last 3 weeks! Before it wouldn't last 3 days. We replaced all the engine ground straps. Or I should say ...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L cooling VIN: 1FDLF47FXV
we ended up replacing all lines and evap core and that seemed to fix the problem at 1st then vehicle returned and all pressures are were perfect but we still had poor performance. customer has decided to take vehicle to the dealer. thanks for all your replies ...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.0L Blower motor VIN: 2FMZA50U7U
still working on this one, had some great replys but none panned out. the fuse blows so intermittently that it's going to take awhile to trace down.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L charging light VIN: 1FAFP53U81
replaced ecm and this cured the problem.thanks for all of your help.
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: FTYR44E82P
Thank you to all who responded I didnt have to propane or smoke check it I was spraying around w/ carb spray found a hose almost under the throttle body that wraps around the back of the engine on top I found a vaccume leak at the back of the hose repl... Trouble codes: P1400, P1131, P1151, 300 (misfire).
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L No Start, NO COMMUNICATION VIN: 1FTRW08L63
After disconnecting the battery, the problem went away. Customer has had the truck now for a few days and hasn't called us with a repeat of the problem... who knows?
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L airbag VIN: IGKDT13S12
Customer has not returned this vehicle to us for repair. We are still repairing one of his other vehicle's. Will keep network posted.
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: JHMEH9694S
I ALWAYS HAD GOOD FUEL PRESSURE SO WE RULED OUT RELAY WHICH WAS CLICKING WITH SES LIGHT CYCLE. SOMEONE MENTIONED DIST. ROTOR WE CHECKED CAP AND ROTOR CLOSELY AND FOUND INTERMITTENT ARCKING AT THE CAP. REPLACED CAP AND ROTOR FOUR DAYS AGO AND HAVENT HAD A PROBL...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L pings detonation VIN: 1HGCG1656Y
10 replies, Most all agree that it is a egr issue. Most likely plugged egr ports. Had two replies suggesting BG chemicals for decarboning the cylinders and intake systems. I talked to the owner and he wants to try this approach first. We have ordered the syste...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L air bag VIN: 1HGES26791
thank you all for your replies. The problem was the left seat belt buckle. Replaced adn the customer is on thier way.
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1243W
The fuel filter has never changed and seized by the rust. The customer went to the dealership to fix the fuel line and replace the MAF sensor. I do not know why the MAF could be cleaned. The vacuum and O2 sensor condition was no problem. Thank you for helping. Trouble codes: P1176 (long term fuel trim too lean. bank 1 2 fuel mass flow rate).
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1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L excessive pinging VIN: 1LNLM82W6T
Hi everyone. Sorry I did not respond earlier. I needed the customer to drive the vehicle for awhile to see if the problem was solved. I did have a egr vacuum supply problem. I had a vacuum hose that was collapsing when the engine was accelerated. I also had ca...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L siren VIN: WDBLJ706X1
Both car are on the road and fixed. We found that both cars would except the sirens if we had the cars running when we pluged them in. We did not have to have the new one coded. Thanks again for reading the posting.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L alt.no charge VIN: WDBLJ70G82
Sorry it took so long to reply back but this custermer was one of those type custermer that drive a mercedes but dont want to pay the price to repair his car.He bought a used alternator and cried. Replacing the alternator fixed this problem.THANKS TO ALL OF YO...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Starting VIN: WDBRF40J23
I let vehicle dry out for a few days from tinting. This left vehicle with intermittant door locking problems, but would start. Next step was to access Sam's module. However, customer decided to take vehicle since it was starting. Thanks for all the help.
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L headlamps VIN: 1MEFM58SOX
Thankyou to those that replied, I suspect either the photocell, or the module to the system, however this vehicle is low priority on the customers to do list, so they have opted to deal with it the way it is. Thanks again for all your help.
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S61
thanks guys, for your input. i determined that it was the driver circuit inside the pcm on this. i had to send her to the dealer for further proof of this. i'm still waiting to hear back on this. i'm confident that this is correct. the engine is sound, the ign... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L a/c compressor VIN: WMWRC33443
ok this one is fixed , we tried bumpin up resistance of evap temp sensor , no help, we tried checking the outside temp sensor it checked ok. it read normall on the tach according to shop temp. then i got the 3rd responce that said was inportant to have scanner...
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1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31DOT
ABSOLUTELY NOBODY TOUCHED THIS ONE. CALLED ALLSTATE INS. THEY SAID TO STOP. I HAVE A FEELING EITHER THE ECM THAT WAS INSTALLED IS WRONG OR THERES A PROBLEM WITH THE FLYWHEEL. INSURANCE CO. ISNT GOING ANY FARTHER. Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor fault).
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2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27T82
Thanks to everyone who replied. As you know we went through the whole system and completed all the diagnostics. I let the customer have the vehicle and drive it with the understanding that she would call me if the light came back on. I called her today an... Trouble codes: P0455.
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D63
Thank-you to all the good solid advice recieved. Doug, Billy, Gary,Laneard, and Stephen all had the correct fix. It was the ckp sensor it did have oil in the connector. I had to send them on to the nearest nissan dealer do to the lack of parts locally and cu... Trouble codes: P0725.
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