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1998 Acura RL 3.5L light on VIN: JH4AKA9663
car came in with srs light on, scaned for codes and found 15-3 we replaced the module in the passenger seat and checked ground and wiring, then we had another code 5-1 and we replaced the srs control module, and initilized the system after each procedure. also...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp homemode VIN: WBAGJ8328L
vehicle is going into limp home mode intermittently. can not feel any trans problems when problem occurs. code are 120 undocumented code and 132 gear monitoring 2 have inspected valve body and no debris in pan. EGS was replaced no change trans works fine till ...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3339Y
Hi all, I have this 323i that the a/c compressor will not turn on on initial start up. 90% of the time will have no a/c on start up, other times it works fine. Now here's the weird part, If I raise the RPM over 3,000 it will then come on. I can raise the RPM j...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HR53L8P
We are the third shop to try this one. Car will stall intermittently. Checked the Data from the computer and everything was going haywire. Put a computer in it and nothing changed but when I put a new prom in it the computer settled down and things looked norm...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L High Idle VIN: 1G6K552Y6V
Vehicle came in for high idle. C/S vehicle revs to 3,000 rpm after driving approx 10 miles. Idle will not lower unless you turn vehicle off. - We found and clened dirty throttle plates, vehicle also had o2 code, replaced sensor and fixed code for same. Vehicle...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L MIL Lamp on, theft warning VIN: 1G6EL12Y4W
Customer came in to have alternator checked due to warning light vehicle was not charging at idle and only 13v at higher rpm suspected a bad diode in alternator. Customer insisted on having his wife use the vehicle that evening against warnings. Guess what veh...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KF57982
Thanks in advance for your help. Car came in originally with both o2s switch identically. Car has no drivablity issues. Fuel control is plus or minus 2%. We sold the cat and now cat lights off and second o2 flat lines but code still returns within a week. Is t... Trouble codes: P0420
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L no power to cab VIN: 3GKFK16R2T
Hey guys I have a very intermittant problem here. The customer turns key and nothing happens, puts the gear shift into nuetral, it will start. I was thinking nuetral safety switch or the ignition switch wires break in the column on these cars. check these item...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Unknown VIN: 1GCGK29F0T
engine stalls while driving or stumbles then restarts then could be fine for weeks then starts sumbling again .sets no codes
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GTEK19R8V
This Z71 has an engine miss while driving at highway speed. Idles great, terrific power from 0 to 100 mph, does not miss under hard acceleration. No codes will set, but my scanner shows mostly cyl. 5and 6 missing while driving.The alt. will drop out at high rp...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Engine VIN: 1GNDX03E6W
Need advice on pulling the engine. I have the factory service manual but it is not clear how to pull the engine once everything is disconnected. It also uses a lot of special engine fixture tools that I do not have. Can the engine be pulled without pulling th...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L no crank often VIN: 2G1WX15K21
Thanks for the help in advance this car will not crank often.ignition switch will send battery voltage to start fuse when it will not crank .passlock voltage reads 1.7 with or without the car cranking even on a DVOM hookup to yellow read wire at lock cyl. supp...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55E72
Car came in with P0420 code (Catalyst System Low Efficiency) running fine. Checked the rear O2 sensor and found too much activity. Replaced the after market cat with OEM cat and rear O2 sensor. Drove the car two miles and P0420 code came back. Rechecking, I f... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst System Low Efficiency)
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13S72
this vehicle has no power at all. when you accelerate it falls on its face and has no power. it acts like the cat convertor is plugged solid. we removed exhaust from manifold and it made no difference. we checked fuel pressure and its has 54 psi. rechecked fue...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Air Conditioning
Hello fellow techs. I am having a dumb attack. This one came in with the cutomer complaint of no cold air on driver side. All other vents working. Checked and found a TSB to check wiring in the dash for kinks. Found no bad wires. Changed the actuator as indica...
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 2C3HD46R2Y
Towed in,battery dead.After charging battery and attempting to crank engine,ASD relay,A/C compressor relay,fuel pump relay all click rapidly and continuously until 30 amp fuse that powers ASD and PCM is pulled.Also the engine will not crank correctly as the PC...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L i/p,headlites,wipers,etc VIN: 1B4GP44R5W
hi, all smarter-than-me-techs! got a dead bus here, 0-300mv on both bus lines, cut bus lines and bcm side both wires is flat ground,3 mv and bus side both wires go to + 2-2.5 v [hash on lab scope]looks like other modules are trying to talk. code p1695 [no comm...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L fuel in oil VIN: 1B7HF13Z5Y
we installed to injectors in this truck changed oil drove 20 miles and everything was fine so we returned truck. customer drove two days and brought back. we then tried plugging the evap system and installed other 6 injectors. customer drove 600 miles and cran...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG2AN71
Vehicle first came in for a check engine light after comeing from auto zone to have codes checked, found code for cam\crank and customer replaced crank sensor. According to the customer he only had a surging problem at stop signs to begin with, He replaced sen... Trouble codes: P1391
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1B4HR28N31
Thanks in advance for any assistance. This is a regular customer of ours. Regular service no slacking from this guy. Customer came in for a Check Engine Light and a oil pressure concern. The check engine light was a P0442. Found and repaired leak in evap lin...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23632
truck has no power 1st thing in morning only no acceleration for 3 to 4 miles then okay rest of day. installed modified lift pump installed in tank same problem Trouble codes: P0216
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES26C42
This car was towed in. It died while driving down the road.Customer says it cranks but will not start. Once it arrived it started for us(MIL Light ON) and has not died yet. I have two codes in the PCM. First code P0351(Ignition coil #1 primary ckt). THIS CODE ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary ckt), P0320 (CKP sensor)
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Steering VIN: WD2PD744X5
I have a couple of issues with this Sprinter, First I cant find any balljoint specs,the lower balljoints have alot of vertical movement but no side to side play, is this normal? or should i be installing new balljoints? Second the truck has a high speed wander...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L spark plugs VIN: 1D7HA18D55
Customer came in for 60k, removed spark plugs, found severe oil in spark plug wells, oil not leaking from tube seals, checked tsb's, as well as other articles, and have not turned up any information,any ideas would be helpful. thanks Justin, [...]'s auto car...
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1993 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDA31XOP
this thing is failing nox, the limit at 15mph is 512,and at 25mph 765, we are running at 15mph 1108, and at 25mph 1063, fuel pressure is at spec, no codes in ecm, longterm at idle is 13% and short term is 11%, AT 2500 rpm longterm is 0% and shortterm is 20%, i...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTZX18W5W
hey guys got an easy one does anyone know the website that shows how to lift the body off to change the engine i did it once but did not put it on my favorites so if anyone knows i would appreciate it thanks
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XW
The only possible part wrong here is the PCM. The problem is that here in California this part is not available ,since this vehicle is made in Canada .We tried the Dealer , but they don't have connections with Ford of Canada . Does someone have any Idea how to... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor CMP circuit malfunction)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTNW20F8X
this powerstroke runs fine no missing or anything, smokes like a freight train. oil level about 1 gallon low. replaced the turbo charger about 2 months ago for the same problem smoking stopped until yesterday. what else could cause the smoke, or repeated turbo...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: XXXXYW1100
Vehicle was purchase at a car auction, provided a full tune-up. At temparature the engine hesitates when applying the gas pedal. After that, runs perfect with reasonable power for the age and mileage. Problem duplicates every time you stop and run. Also, in ne...
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2001 Ford AUFalcon XR8 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JGSWAAA123
Hi again, This car will intermitantly start surging at idle, Looking at data logger, while the car is at idle and not surging, the everything is looking ok except it saying CMP Fault, then intermitantly the Short term fuel trims will start climbing fast right... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor)
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53261
Hi all, I have this ford tauras that has got me stumped. It is a flex fuel car and i havent had a lot of experience with these. after the car runs at idle or down the road it starts to stumble and stall. check scan data no codes, all other info looks good. the...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L heater core VIN: 1FALP52UY2
customer brought this in for us to replace leaking timing cover gaskets. they stated they had used a cooling system sealer once to slow/stop the leak to buy them time to save the money for repair. since completed though, we've had an issue with the heater core...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51634
good morning, this is the first freestar in the shop and i can see it looks all new. cel is on with code po175 2 bank rich, the freeze frame when the code set showed both banks fuel trim at -15. this morning everything looks normal to me and i have ck normal t... Trouble codes: P0175
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX12514
i bought this truck for my self. this the new 5.4 3 valve eng.did not know about plug problem until after purchase. did not miss or ses on test drive. on the way home (60 miles)when i came to steep grade began missing bad as long as in overdrive. it would shif... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2005 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 6.0L cooling contamination
not very familiar with this engine checked info mitchel not very helpfull no tsb's found . problem is with engine oil getting in cooling system .expansion resovoir has approx 1.5 litre of oil in it. not sure how its getting there.suspect oil cooler or t/cover....
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1993 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTHC39N3P
This veh has a check eng light on. Genysis idicates code 43 knock sensor failure. I have checked resistance in all the associated wiring. The scan tool indicates no for knock present while running and yes when I tap on block so It seems to be working yet the l... Trouble codes: 43 (Knock sensor Failure)
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Rear Air Suspension VIN: 5GRGN23U83
Looking to find a possible reset procedure for "Service Air Suspension" message on DIC (Divers Information Center). Lucky me with no Tech 2, but Modis, everything in the modis for BCM except air suspension (as usual). Customer refuses to return to dealer after...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 5GRGN23U63
Customer complained of hard start hot. After driving for 15 min or more and stopping for a short time, the truck cranks over for at least 1 minute before firing. Pressing throttle makes no difference. Truck displays 65psi pressure while cranking and holds pres... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Drive Belt VIN: KM85B12B93
Hello I have this Santa Fe in that has a belt noise on startup and acceleration with the A/C on. Ive noticed we've had a few of these cars come in recently and new belts seem to solve the problem but only for a few months. I checked to make sure the crank pull...
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1992 Infiniti M30 3.0L window VIN: JNXHF16C3N
Hi to all,thanks in advance for any input. Start out drivers window not working and passenger window would go up and down slow for a second then circuit breaker would go out wait for a little bit it would work again sameway. Replaced amplifier now drivers wind...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L alternator VIN: 4S2CM58V9T
This one is a killer. We have replaced the battery. alternator and 2 pcms with junk yard pcms. We have tested all wires going to the alternator and all have the requried volts. We then went to the pcm and tested all of the pin volts and all were ok except c12 ...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Stall VIN: JACDJ58X2X
i have this trooper came in miss fire replaced coil miss gone runs great.i noticed after hot soak it will start idle flare to 1200 1300 rpm then die will restart ok.i checked fuel pressure & no bleed off of pressure.i cleaned t-body extremely coaked up replace...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No spark VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1P
Would not start but was cranking fine. Worked on it the next day for a few minutes and was cranking fine but no spark. Got back and hour later and the battery was dead. Replaced battery no change. No spark from coil and cannot hear the fuel pump pressurize. Tr...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FT27P7T
I have checked this veh. 3 differant times and it came down to the ECU every time. Replaced ECU but nothing changes. the mil lamp does not work with key on, No 5 volt ref. at sensors, No communacations from scanner, ck. power to ECU had power on A2 & A22. Chec...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Blend Door VIN: 1J4GK48K72
After AC Service customer complained that AC temperature at vents slightly warm intermitently. It did not matter on outside weather conditions. Customer left vehicle with us to check. AC pressure system normal. AC compressor working normally. Duplicated proble...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12102
Customer brought vehicle in for an alignment and I noticed the mil light on. We performed an alignment and sent him on his way letting him know our diagnostic charge. Less than an hour later he brought it back in to have his light looked at. We then got the au... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system too lean)
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1LNHM86S9Y
the owner of the vehicle had the engine replaced at another shop. afterwards we repaired the transmission wireharness because it had melted to the exhaust. now, intermittently the speedo will drop out and the abs,tcs, and brake lights will come on. this only s...
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L No Start VIN: JM3LW2AG9Y
hey guys i hope that you can help me out i have a mazda mpv performed head job and does not want to start 90-[...] on all six cylinders. i have not spark no fuel i have checked the crank sensor and im receiving a signal at the sensor and the computer....
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA26D0N
Originally brought to me with no code, pulled from another shop. Client said car was setting check engine light with code for O2 sensor. I assumed it was code 5 and so installed an additional ground strap to O2 sensor, and set lambda using EHA current method. ... Trouble codes: 17 (Oxygen sensor signal wire shorted to positive or ground)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation VIN: WDBHA28E8R
This MB came in with a problem idling. We diagnosed a bad Throttle actuator and sent it to BBA Remanufacturing and got a replacement unit. The problem is after installing the replacement unit the car has current code in idle/cruise module for "SAFETY FUEL SHUT...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L sunroof VIN: WDBGA32E1S
The sunroof opens back & up but will not close unless manually operated at motor. Checked all fuses including trunk fuse panel. If i put power to #1 & ground #6 terminal at 6 pin connector at sunroof motor , then power # 3 i can get the motor to work in a clos...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L hydrolic line VIN: WDBPJ75J72
we have this mercedes that came in suspension is sitting all the way down the active body control resivoir was empty will filled it and it came running out on of the hydrolic line under vehicle we found nhtsa campaign # [...] ...
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1995 Mercury Tracer 1.9L heater core VIN: 3MASM10J8S
This Tracer came in with a heater core coolant leak, replaced core and was back in about one year with core leak and now is back again after 3 months with a core leak. Don't want to get into it unless have some idea as to cause. Anybody have a similar experien...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L valve timing VIN: 1ZWFT6038X
During reassembly I've found that the exhaust cam will move 1/4 to 1/2 inch independently of the other cam.I know this is a variable valve timing system,but is this normal at least until oil pressure is achieved in the VVT cam pulley assembly?This being the fi...
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1990 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L high idle VIN: JN1HS36P2L
hellow all, need some help, got this nissan 240sx that came in running rich at idle about 2-3%, found that the idle switch on the TPS was not seeing a idle. adjusted idle switch and emmisions looked normal. during the TPS adjustment i heard the AAC valve click...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Rear Suspension VIN: JN8AR05Y5W
This Nissan has the sensation of wobbleing while driving at highway speeds as the load to the truck changes.Feels like the rear differential is shifting.An inspection of the rear truck arms and links is in conclusive.Being a Ford tech I`m not sure how much pla...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
help car came in no run. rotor button bolt came out fouled plugs replaced cap rotor plugs. found very low compression across theboard app.30lbs. tried soaking cylinders with trans fluid overnight no help. dont want to condemn motor if i can revive somehow. c...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
0 2 heater code returns after drive cycle both rear o2s read 300mv even unhooked taking reading from ecm side.heaters are turning on,power and grounds check ok.temperarly swapped ecm and rear o2s read 290mv.cant find criteria for code setting.the ecm i tryed w... Trouble codes: P0051 (o2 bank 2 sensor 1 heater circuit low)
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L cooling syst. VIN: 1G3NF52E3X
Thankyou for your help. I have replaced the Intake for leaking.The thermostat was replaced when the intake was off. The customer had the water pump replaced before I got it. Now when you drive in the morning for about 7 miles it starts to overheat so I shut it...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Hesitation, INT HARD START VIN: 1GHDT13W6Y
at the first start of the day, this vehicle sometimes starts hard but most of the time starts but will not accelerate until it has run for a few minutes, then it is fine. when acting up, it backfires through the intake. i have injected propane into the throttl...
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1998 Acura TL 2.5L communication VIN: JH4UA2652W
I want thank for every one who took the time and offered me help. I recheck the dlc wires and no problems were found.I drove to the inspection station with two different scaners in the car and showed them that I have no problem with these scaners, then the...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33531
We found that #8 injector was not making good contact. We assumed, incorrectly that the diagnostics would show this. What we were getting were injector activation codes for the entire left bank injectors, which led us to look for other issues such as cmp senso... Trouble codes: 140 (map cooling), 153 (injector circuit open 8 p0208), 151 (injector circuit high/low 5), 156 (injector circuit open 7), 154 (injector circuit open 6), 51 (also 5354 and 56 all misfire codes for left bank).
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: WBADN53482
Thanks to all for your time! I am familiar with the saddle tank and have replaced one before due to not pulling fuel from one side to the other due to cracks where the tube connects in the right side bottom of the tank, but what I was looking for was the info ...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAEW53422
I want to thank Kellie, Ed and Greg for the help. The problem with the no communication was the ECM, even though we had to send it 500 miles to the nearest dealer, the follow up on it is the ECM is what the problem was and took down the bus, and kept it from s...
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CW52K88
Thanks to all that responded- Most of your replies said that the crank sensor was a common failure. We replaced it but still continued w/same problem. We never got a code for anything but I put a reman Mass Airflow sensor in and the vehicle has been driving ...
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1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L brake lights VIN: 1G6KY5296S
10 replies, Two or three pointing toward security system, which is what I thought. One reply for hazard switch, One reply for brake light relay problems. Steve from Idaho was right with a defective brake light switch. At the brake light switch there is a resis...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDU06L0P
the owner didnot wont to spend more many since the van is very old.but thanks you guys for your help on the smoking problem. It was the converter witch was blacked
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCHC39F1S
Took me some time to find an after-market source for the external installation. Vehicle started running satisfactory and the customer is happy. Thanks to you all ATN members reply!
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2000 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEG15W4Y
Well this one is finally fixed! While all of the suggestions were good, we had already tried most of them. We decided to start over in diagnosing this vehicle. It has been my experiance that if you can't solve a problem, you are usually overlooking something s...
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2001 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K61
So I told the customer to get a good cat from the chevy dealer and he did, and he let me put it on. I drove the car 75 miles no code. thanks to all who replied, and also i kept his flow master ill find some use for it. thanks again Shawn [...] Trouble codes: P0420 (cat eff. low).
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L miss? on hills VIN: 2C3HE66G64
Sorry for the delay in closing. Many great suggestions but since car has not repeated symptoms I can't give a "fixed" close. Will post an update if and when. Hopefully never. Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Bill [...]
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1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L speedo, tach VIN: 1B3HD56T9S
I have found that the data line has 2.4 volts, if I unplug each of the modules one at a time, the bcm is the only one that changes the volts to zero, I have tried a used bcm, nothing changes, looks like this one might go back to the auction.
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L fans VIN: 2B3HD46T3V
Thanks for all your help. There were many good replies with many ideas to search out. Special thanks to Anders from Georgia, he e-mailed me after comparing his own personal vehicle with what I was working on. Andy, Barry, Gregory, and Gary, you guys were on th...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7KF236XX
Well most of the replys said to replace the lift pump and injection pump. I was also told to check the AAP sensor. As luck would have it the dealer had the AAP sensor in stock. We installed the position sensor and test drove the vehicle again. We never did h... Trouble codes: P0126 (injection pump timing out of range).
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B4HS528NX
thanks to the 3 replies. dan charles and long. i cleaned battery cables and tested battery ok. cleaned engine grounds the negitive battery cable at engine blocks was about a 1/4 of a turn loose. i labscoped cam/crank fuel pump and map sensor.used a 1/2 tank ro... Trouble codes: P0108.
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2222111122
Sorry for the delay but customer has a student contract with the van and the vehicle has not stopped to the shop since then. Thank you for your time and effort. Trouble codes: P1765 (Manufacturer Control).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start VIN: N825650102
Thank you guys once agian for pulling me out. What the problem is,is that the used engine crank has 32 teeth,and the one that came out of the truck had 16 teeth. They don't interchange.And for sure won't run. Thanks agian for your help,you guys are great. B.R... Trouble codes: 1391 (No crank signal at times), 0340 (no cam signal at times).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L horn wipers stoplights VIN: 3D7HA18Z92
HI AGAIN Y'ALL !!! The reason I didn't "FIX" this truck is the guy sold it. You all helped me to see that the BCM is in the instrument cluster. I am still convinced it was bad. WE re-tested the powers and grounds and they were all good. THANKS for all your hel...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Unknown VIN: 2D7JB21X33
We lost out on finding the cause. suspect issue is in transmission and therfore went to tranny shop. We replaced tail shaft support bearing, seal, and bushing and found no help to the noise. some replies mention od and 4 speed trans, this one is a 32rh. thanks...
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1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Stall VIN: 1ZVLT20A6S
thanks for the replies guys. i haven't fixed it yet, but i am going to replace the trans with a used unit. i have done numerous tests and i am to believe that the valve body has intermittent sticking valves and the torque converter is on it's way out. the ot...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L catalic convertor VIN: 1FTR324687
I want to thank all who responded to my request. I would like to give Ron [...] from Maryland a special "shout out" considering he was "dead on". The sales rep did the work on the truck and when he first started it I knew he had cross wires that turned out ...
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1999 Ford f550 6.8L engine VIN: 1FDAF56S9X
I REPLACED THE ENGINE OIL COOLER AND FLUSH COOLER SYSTEM
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L pilot bearing VIN: 1FAFP45X0X
Well,after triple checking everything this is what we found. Assembled the clutch to flywheel on bench and noticed that some of the fingers on pressure plate were riding higher than others. Also, you could see were the higher ones were making more contact than...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FMNU42S8Y
RECIEVED THREE REPLIES THANK YOU-ONE TALKED ABOUT NOISE COMING FROM THE ALTERNATOR-AND THATS WHAT IT WAS-WE DISCONNECTED THE UNIT AND THE ROUGH IDLE WENT AWAY-AND IT STOPPED MISSING UNDER LOAD-I WOULDNT OF GUESSED THAT EVER-LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY-THANKS... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0310 (cyl. 10 misfire).
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMRU17L5Y
MANY THANKS FOR ALL OF THE REPLIES EXCEPT 1...AND YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE...FOR THE OTHER 7, HERE IS THE INFO GLEANED...IT APPEARS THAT 99-2002 ARE ALL POSSIBLE, BUT THE BEST TRANSFER CANDIDATES APPEAR TO BE 2000-2001...BRYAN SENT ALONG A FINDER URL WHICH LOCATED...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Low Intermediate Drum VIN: 2FMDA5341Y
Replaced the low interm drum as per several replies. I replaced with new versus supposed rebuild. The rebuilt one had signs of movement/fatigue on inside, so we opted for new. I tried to get someone to weld on inside just for extra insurance, but no luck. One ...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP45XX1
Well we will call this a fix. Had many replies stating to check EGR passages...Not applicable on the 4.6 Mustang manifold...it doesn't have individual ports feeding each cylinder, it just dumps EGR into the throttle body elbow. Had one or two that mentioned c...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP40461
Turns out that the coil had an issue. Visually it looked fine and passed basic testing. ONLY UNDER LOAD did it miss fire. But cruising it was good. At idle it was smooth. Replaced coil and all is well, for over 4 weeks now. I am not sure why after fixing cars ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel Pump Driver Module Off Line), P301.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L speedo, ABS lite VIN: 1FTNX21L62
well I was't able [...] mention there are no codes in any module, did the wiggle test on the fuses, they are tight, checked toothed ring, it is ok, I ...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F02
thanks for the replies. re-sealed low pressure pump & checked for wear on pump -ok- removed reservoir, checked for cracks -no problems found- after steam cleaning top of engine, found leak from high pressure pump & gasket. replaced h.p. oil pump & icpr. ...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L reverse lights VIN: 1FDSS34P84
It turned out to be wiring pinched in the cabinatary in the back. We replaced the transmission range sensor just to eleminate it as a possiable cause and go after the wiring. Ran another wire from the drivers door post to the back and that cured it. Thanks to ...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55U64
Even though jeffery from Michigan's vehicle was a different system he was right. There was a intermittent ground on the command line.Wiring runs under both front seats.Thanks to all that replied...Carl Trouble codes: P1235 (fuel pump driver module out of range), U1900 (can communication Bus fault receive error).
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK13U63
Well gang, thanks for the info. I broke down and went to gm today and $500 later the truck has a new throttle body asm. An hour later the mil came back on with the same problem. To date, clean all grounds, check all wiring specified in gm tsb, replace tac asm.... Trouble codes: P1518.
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1990 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L hesd gasket
hi, thanks for the replies. i used a honda head gasket, new bolts and the same torque. seems ok so far.
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L no mil ,but codes VIN: JNKCA21D2T
My main concern was getting this car through emissions.That has been accomplished for one more year. The director of the emission control for this area allowed my customer a waiver because the cost to repair the vehicle exceeded the value.I did all the checks ... Trouble codes: P0155 (front left heated 02 sensor).
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Pwr Windows VIN: 1J4GW58N24
Lots of work, but little reward. The situation became even uglier. In verifying all DDM wiring, we stumbled upon a "black box" with wires tapped into the ignition, door locks, and other circuits--all neatly stuffed up under the dash. Two high-quality coaxia...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L trans line VIN: SALJ1244T8
thanks everybody for the help. we did end up ordering a new trans line for the rover so we used the old line and made an adapter. once again thanks guys for taking the time to send us your suggestions.
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBDA34DXGF
Hello everyone. I finally released this vehicle but I believe the problem will come back. Every once and a while, this car will idle close to 3000 rpm. The problem seems to only happen every other week or so. I checked everything and even replaced the overload...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Hello techs, thanks everyone.we sent this one to the dealer.Francois from Quebec said sound like PCM,Brian from Kansas said MAF is common problem and Gary from Nevada said PCM and it is cover by 8/80 warranty.so we told the owner to check the dealer for warran...
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2004 Nissan y11 Ad Van 1500CC Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Well folks this one is a fix.To all those who responded; Howard,this engine has an electronic throttle valve, Andrew, battery voltage read good. Teddy you were very close.The problem was with the ECM.Everything else checked out good.The fix was a throttle re-l...
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