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2002 Audi A4 3.0L blower motor VIN: WAULT68E52
blower wont work tested power and ground okay fault code for short to positive looks like blower motor is the problem has anyone seen this? thanks for any help.
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1995 BMW 318is 1.8L ews VIN: WBABE6325S
Vehicle came in with no crank condition. Diagnosed failed starter, but also no signal to the starter. Pulled codes from DME with Autologic "081 51 Electronic anit-theft vehicle disable EWS II". When we attempted to connect to the EWS module with the Autologic ...
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1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L electronic controller VIN: 1G4HR52KOT
we performed a water pump replacement on this vehicle. customer claims that now temp settings are showing in celsius. looked for a english/metric button with no luck. contacted local dealer who was nice enough to send over their shop manual. was unable to find...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Vent actuator VIN: 1G6KD54Y4Y
Car came in with ac/defrost/vent actuator ratcheting. Took out the actuator O.K. with out removing dash, but can't get the new one in. The front door lever (next to the radio)has very little movement... almost none at all! Some of the levers fell out, but I go...
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3GYEK63N33
Thanks to all for your help.I have 03 cad.escalade ext.No a/c.sys.had no freon.Recharge sys.Compressor not coming on.Tested low pressure switch tested good.I have 5 volt refer.voltage at high side sensor but it is a 3 wire switch.I'm not sure how it works so I...
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1966 Chevrolet impala 327CID drum VIN: 168376Y101
need to know front drum max machining and discard specs. can not find a book old enough. no help from any local parts stores (can not even get me new one with out a lot of trouble). anyone know of a web site? or know the specs. please do not guess only replie ...
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1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GCDK14471
Truck has a surging idle, but when you first start it-it runs fine and then when it goes into closed loop it starts surging and runs rough. The gas readings that shows the HC=2100 at idle indicate a vacuum leak; none found. Scanner readings are blocklearn= 135... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Exhaust)
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L ccm /bcm VIN: 1G23456789
Hey Gang, This is for the old time GM / Corvette guys I guess or anyone who may know how to go about getting this CCM flashed.. ( sorry about the incorrect VIN) I diagnosed a bad CCM (some call it BCM, GM refers to it as the CCM) for this 1992 'Vette, the sho...
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L front brakes VIN: 1GCHK33F5V
This 1 ton single rear wheel truck has had this problem before another tech replaced the hydra boost with a OEM booster. Well it's back. The problem occurs when coming to a stop and when you drop below 10 mph you can feel the front calipers release I dont know...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
hi everybody, hope you can help with this one. vehicle brought to me after all this work. runs like it has a resricted exhaust. did a backpresure test and found over 10psi. removed convertor & roadtested-still runs the same I rechecked distributor install -cam... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R6V
This truck came in for intake gasket leaks. While doing the intake, we noticed the ear was broke on the distributor. Replaced the distributor with new ac delco. vehicle returned within a week with the cam sensor codes.Found new distrubutor to be defective(or s... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor circuit), P0341 (cmp perfromance), P1345 (ckp/cmp position sensor correlation)
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19R3W
Vehicle is an interminent no start, usually when cold(40-50f). The fuel pump is operating. I have no codes and spark is present. When hooking up a test light there is no injector pulse. The engine will start and die imediatly. No codes and the security light i...
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GBHG31R1W
Sorry for reposting on same car, but only allows one update, and am still having problems. This van has a problem where when you try to start it, it will start then immediately stall. It will usually start up the second time and run perfectly, on occasion will...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W4X
Help!! This car runs good upto 50mile/hr but if you go 65 & up check engine light flashes & set the DTC P0300. Checked compression--145 +- 10psi(Good), I replaced all the related parts(including MAF). but still same problem. I really appreciated your input on ... Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L starter VIN: 2GCEC19T71
hello all, i have a 2001 chevy silverado 1500 with an intermitent no crank. it has a new prndl switch, ignition switch & starter. and it still about every 10 starts or so when you turn the key nothing happens, but if you hold it over for 5 seconds or so it w...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDX03E02
This truck is from a local scrap yard. They swapped the engine with the same year and size (3.4). This engine has 33,000 miles and has great performance with 02 staying at 900mv at WOT. This is a trusted scrap yard. At times when accelerating from a dead stop ...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23D27
This is a theft recovery. When cranking it has compression for a couple of strokes then sounds like it s freewheeling (sounds like a gas engine with a broken timing belt). The strange part is it builds vacuum on the exaust, and blows out the intake after the f...
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Wiper control VIN: 2C3HC56F6V
Greetings Y'all! This Chrysler popped in for the intermittant wipers intermittantly not working. Was rather infrequent at first then degraded to flat out not working in intermittant. Low, high, and washers working fine. Pulled the switch for an ohm check and i...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Leak right front corner, Dip stick VIN: 2C3JA63HO5
Have our first 300 c hemi in the shop. We have a leak on the right front corner, located tsb for o- ring leaking at connecter. This is a warennty item but we would like to check the fluid level. Turns out chrysler has a special dipstick for checking levels on ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R6W
hello freinds, having trouble, engine starts but cuts out or stalls, check engine light comes on while engine running and goes back off, when engine starts to cut out or stall, relays clicking, both fuel pump and auto shut down relays. unable to communicatw wi... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.3L a/c VIN: 2B4GP25G1Y
hello all , i could use some hints about this ac problem im having - ac works fine while idleing or light throttle driving (pressures good) but as soon as you lean on it a little in gear (not wot)compressor just shuts off and then takes a while to turn back on...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1C3ES46CX1
Hello, we have this neon that surges, what is happening is that any relay that the computer controls (ie fuel pump, asd, rad fan, a/c compressor etc,) is turning off & on rapidly as in every two or three seconds causing the surging. Scan test reveals only one ... Trouble codes: P0601 (pcm internal controller error)
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7H6ZAN41
help, we have this dodge truck that came in misfire intermette. check fuel pressure good 49psi. also will cut off intermite,some times long cranktime and no start has fire & fuel pressure.seems like it is is flooding out. runs rich all the time.scanned codes p... Trouble codes: P0601
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Lighting VIN: WD0PE74507
Need a little help from the Dodge boys. I have a customer who just purchased this Sprinter, went to another shop to get a hitch and wiring installed to tow his work trailer. the problem is the lights are not working properly when the trailer is hooked up. I ch...
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1993 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L Body controls VIN: 2E3ED66FOP
The doors are continually switching from defrost to floor to vent. When I hook up the scan tool it is not reading right. For example when I turn on the wipers it says I turned the park lamps on. It doesnt read when I turn things on.
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1988 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDE14N7J
hey fellow techs i have this ford van that is running rich at all times (black smoke out tail pipe). customer said it did not happen untill rad was replaced. i could not communacate with the ecm in any mode. checked tps, cts, map/boro, and fuel pressure all wi... Trouble codes: N/A (none)
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1994 Ford Escort 1.9L VSS/Cable VIN: 1FARP15JRW
I replaced the clutch in this vehicle a while back. I had to chisell out the old vehicle speed sensor (that was fun) in order to refill the transmission. The new sensor (which I replaced twice) is allowing transmission fluid to travel up the cable and dumping ...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L air bag system VIN: 1FALP6240R
ok ford techs please help me with this one. sets a code 34 and now a 35 code for air bag circuit. i followed the trouble tree for the code 34 and the check chart says total system resistance should be 1.5 to 2.0 ohms total resistance. the checks led me to the ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FBJS31H6T
THE ONLY PROBLEM IS SITTING AT IDLE IN GEAR WILL CUTOUT OR MISFIRE OR HICCUP ON ALL CYLINDERS LIKE PRIMARY IGN DROPPING OUT, WHEN OCCURS THE PIP AND SPOUT SIGNALS ARE THERE, READ THE POSTS ABOUT SPEED SENSOR ISSUES UNPLUGGED IT NO CHANGE, NEW MODULE AND COIL N...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDLF47G6T
this is our service truck. It started to just fall on its face like some one was turning the truck off. We found the speedo head was sending the wrong signal to the pcm the scanner was showing over 100mph. Also at idle the tps was showing 5 volts. Replaced bot... Trouble codes: 123 (tps sensor voltage is higher than expected)
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, no fire on #1 VIN: 2FMDA5142T
hello ford gurus, this one has got me. the van is a friend's of the family, they said mil came on on a trip to the mountains and have recently had a tune-up done at the dealership. P0301 was present and freeze data showed 94% engine load, so i'm thinking wires... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire 1)
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L thrust bearing VIN: 2FTBP1725V
I am not the tech working on this vehicle, however the information is fairly accurate. This vehicle came back after 5000km with severe crankshaft thrust. The engine was removed and a new crank and bearings installed. Although there was no evidence of flexpl...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L converter? VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
I have in the shop a superduty with a diesel in it, I have a few of these trucks and this one seems to be louder than the rest, I have heard of problems with the converters coming apart but this one has been like this for awhile and seems to be getting worse. ...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Head Lights, blower motor, electric windows VIN: 2FMZA5144Y
The vehicle's Headlights will turn ON with the ignition off and the key out. It does NOT have automatic headlamps. This takes three seconds after turning the ignition off. At the same time the blower motor will be energized (even with the switch off) and start...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31L91
Hello, we have a mechanical issue we think, the left bank does not fire and the exhaust manifold stays cold\warm never hot like the right side, running compression is low. We tested fuel pressure (ok) and scanned for codes (none) checked for spark and injector...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP34UX6
This one has us stumped. If you start vehicle and move it a short distance, shut it off the transmission will puke ALOT of trans fluid out onto the ground. We serviced the trans with a filter kit and fluid. Checked the fluid level and sent it on its way. About...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Problem occurs intermittently. Signals from cam sensor to PCM are there. Check cam shaft timing both banks. Ran trouble tree for DTC's. No problem found but problem still exists. Check cam phasers Replace phaser solonoid. Checked in play on crank shaft-ok. Les... Trouble codes: P0011 (intake cam overadvanced bank1), P0022 (intake cam overretarded bank2), P0340 (cmp circuit malfunction bank1), P0345 (cmp circuit malfunction bank2)
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAFS6P64
Hi everybody and thank you all in advance. Okay, this is what this truck is doing. Sometimes starts for about 2 to 3 minutes, then it dies and if I step on the gas it wouldn't pass 1800 RPMs. Right after that it would not start. It would crank but wouldn't sta... Trouble codes: P0470 (Exhaust press snsr circuit fault), P0263 (Cyl. 1 contribution/balance fault), P1408 (EGR flow out of range.)
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L srs light on VIN: 1FTRW12W65
I have this 2005 F150 4 door 4.6 crew cab with a air bag light on dash. The code is a B1884 and the flash code is 18. When I look up this model on the Ford web site I get incorrect information from the flow chart for the code. The code information says B1884 i... Trouble codes: B1884 (Pad Warning Lmp Inop.)
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2007 Ford BF FalconXR8 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6FPAAAJGSW
This car will log P0305 mostly at highway speeds or around 60 to 80 km/h. When code is logged MIL lamp displays, no missfire or flat spot is felt, car runs very smooth. And is very intermitant for it to log the P0305. The coil, plug and injector have all been... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cylinder No. 5 Missfire Detected)
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1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L headlights VIN: 2C1MR2290V
I only have daytime running lights. When I turn on headlights with switch, lights go out, with no high or low beams. I do mostly A/C work so I have no wiring diagrams for the headlight system.
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1994 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1XCPK18349
I posted this machine back in July and you guys were of great help. The C0 level is low but the machine has a different smell coming out of the exhaust. It's not a rotten egg smell, I think it might be Nitrates of Oxides? Will an engine have a horrible smell i... Trouble codes: 42 (Ignition control error)
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1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GKFG15M9X
3 weeks ago van in for misfire, - checked and found #7 injector bad - replaced engine ran perfect. prior to coming to our shop , van had cap rotor and wires replaced at another shop. same complaint of intermittent misfire on #7. upon return van set code for mi... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Steering VIN: 1GKDTI3WO1
rattle noise in left front sounds like susp or maybe something in dash replaced ball joints and shocks no clue sounds like steering shaft but you dont feel the rattle in the steering wheel
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB766XM
Customer complains of stalling on stops. Test drove and will duplicate the problem randomly. When I slow to stop can notice tach will drop to about 500 rpm and either raise back to 600 or stumble and die. Acts just like dirty TB or IAC valve problem. Take back...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLR78433C
Po 171 comes up during idle... A/F reading is 1.20...According to tsb should be 1.00... Smoked system for vacuum leak... None found... Replaced MAP with new oem...P.s. there is a tsb about Map...Also tried a new A/F sensor A.K.A as oxygen sensor...(sensor read... Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L directionals VIN: 1HGCM56354
No power supply problems on any fused curcuits. Wiper & turn signal switch replaced. Right side instrument cluster signal light does not illuminate when applied. Left works fine.
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1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Door locks VIN: SAJPX1848W
The driver's door key and keyless entry system doesn't work. None of the other doors will lock or unlock when the key is used, only the driver's door unlocks and only with the key. The remote actuator will unlock the trunk, however, telling me that the remote ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L transmission shifting problem VIN: 1J4GW48S61
we perform trans service 2 years ago w/atf+3. 2 years later truck comes back with two codes p1762 and p1757 and trans fluid foaming. we replace trans fluid with atf+4 and stop foaming and clear codes. just 1 code came back p1762. so i check out the modis or sn...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G6W
Greetings again all. Another head banger here, we replaced the catalyst and o2 on this vehicle over 1 year ago and all was well. Recently, however, the p0420 is back, retested vehicle, and keep coming up with a bad cat. We repalced it again, twice! Even slid i... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency)
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA67EOP
Got this 93 500sl. Trying to get the car to pass emissions. Just barely failed HC Standard is .80gpm readings were .98gpm. But here is the weird thing. When looking at the MAF the KG per hour its all over the place. It will be at 20 then shoot up to 50 then go...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L no power VIN: WDBHA24GXX
This car came in for a complaint of the car not having any power on accelaration and the check engine light on.Test drove the car and found this true. NOTICED THIS car is A turbo car.I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THIS TYPE OF SYSTEM.I checked for some infomation about ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Surge, Stall VIN: WDBJF65W91
Hello I'm getting a "ghost" 02 sensor code. I'm calling it ghost because it is not followed by a P01XX O2 sensor related OBDII code. There is just the description "plug connection of the 02 sensor is wrongly connected". Sometimes it will set this code for the...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM54J4S
Hi Mitsu Guys: I have a no start problem. enngine cranks uneven (from slow grunt to fast crank - pops but no start. heres what I found so far. Computer won't communicate long enough to get codes, powers & grounds to computer good - cam/crank signals have good ...
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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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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Drive-axles VIN: JN8AR05Y1V
We have just encountered a problem while trying to replace the rear axle seal on this vehicle. It seems a special tool is required to press the bearing off to access the seal. Can this be done without the $300 tool? Anyone have experience with this? Thanks in...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1N4DL01D4X
Customer got out of school and car had no power. Once car got to the shop, still had no power. No codes, O2's switching fine, fuel pressure 60 psi, I cleaned MAF (no change), at idle vacuum is only 10 in. so I dropped the exhaust and still no improvement. Than...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
Hi and 2000 Nissan Maxima. Runs/drives fine. Repeating codes PO171/PO174 system lean. Freeze frame shows several times that occurs at 47-52 mph. Thinking bad EGR or replace injectors/etc but really don`t know. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ND4DL01D1
Got this 01 Altima and its goofing me up a little. Throws P0600 and P0720. Hook up the Genisys and I look at vehicle speed sensor in Engine and it gives me the right speed. I look it up in Trans it shows 0 mph always. I see in the wiring diagram that the speed... Trouble codes: P0600 (Automatic Transmission Communication), P0720
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Engine VIN: JN8DR09Y62
Hello All I'm In The Process Of Or Going To Be Replacing The Engine In This Pathfinder. Am Looking For More Info Than What I Can Find As To How To Go About It. Info I Find Says Remove Transmission. Is This A Needed Step? Why? It's Automatic So There's No Need ...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 5UXFA53552
This site is amazing! The fix was the evap diagosis pump in the left rear fender well! A new one does leak with the smoke machine but the new one is in and the vehicle has been doing fine for weeks! Thanks for the help!
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L over heats VIN: 1G6KD52Y9V
Thanks for all the help, most replies we're head bolt and time sets concerns which we did .We removed the water pump again and found with force the shaft would slip in the pulley. replaced the pump with GM part and thermostat. car has gone 300 miles and no pro...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY0785G
First of all thanks to eveyone who replied to this...it helped me alot to narrow down the problem...it ended up being a bad injector..it was keeping up with fuel demand at an idle but when fuel demand increased it just couldnt provide enough juice. I replaced ...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1GNDU06L4S
Harmonic Balancer had been replaced with after market balancer, Verified that it was correct part, Ordered new Balancer from dealer and corrected the problem. Could see no visable difference between the two Balancers Thanks for time and replies
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: IGCCSI4XOT
Hello everyone I would like to thank everyone who replied.I think I confused some of you who responded to me and Im sorry for that.The biggest problem was there was no fuel pressure when you turned the koeo,that is why I was thinking fuel pump relay.I replace... Trouble codes: 151 (171 -), 171 (174 -), 174 (440 -), 440 (testing and results).
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Stall, Hard Start VIN: 1GBHG31R1W
I have yet to fix the vehicle, actually had to open another request. I did however receive some useful information. The most common answer was that I had received a defective pump, as it had to low of a cranking pressure should be over 60 I only had 55, which...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19855
This one is fixed. Almost everyone that answered said replace the cam actuator. Todd [...] hit it right on. Replacing the cam solenoid fixed it. As Todd mentioned 3 of the 4 oil passages should have screens on them, if one or more are missing , replace solenoi... Trouble codes: P0017 (CKP-Exhaust camshaft Position), P0300 (Random missfire).
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 14G56Y8712
hey thanks everyone who replyed,this was a car the lady had to drive would stop by leave it a couple hours and i get to it when had time,well it was crank sensor ,also noticed ground broke on passenger side back of head replaced reset computer and have put o... Trouble codes: P1296.
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H9V
I still haven't solved this problem. I recommended for the customer to go to Chrysler but they didn't. Someone suggested the distributor so the customer brought to me and asked me to replace it. Oil leaking from the o-ring but a new dizzy didn't make the situa...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L5Y
Thanks to all who responded. I ended up getting a rem. ECM from dealer. VIN of the vehicle can be entered with DRB or after market scanner with VIN writing function (MODIS, MT-2500 or Mastertech). I used MODIS with no problems. As far as reflashing used ECM; I...
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66GX2
Thanks to all of those that replied. This morning I hooked up the Snap On Modis scanner (borrowed) and Cam sync PID and Cam sync at start up PID all showed "yes" where as OTC showed "no sync" also ac relay and CEL commanded PID's showed correctly. As stated ea... Trouble codes: 0340 (cam sensor circuit).
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Y2S
Going To Consider This Fixed. Haven't Had Any Complaints & The Vehicle Is Still Running Down The Road. After All I Had Done, With No Results Or Differences, I Found Out From The Customer That The Speedometer Had Stopped Working Awhile Ago. He Decided To Rep...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1B4HR28N31
Well... Thanks for all input. First, the customer borrowed a friend's durango with same engine and year. Coicidence? The same thing happens. Apperantley this is a normal condition. I found that the relief valve is set at 120 PSI. So if the oil pressure doe...
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG16X72
First I would like to thank those that took the time to reply , I didnt get the chance to repair this vehicle to the finish. My customer didnt understand what I was tring to explain to him. He didnt believe that the brass bushing in the oil pump could cause hi... Trouble codes: 305 (cylinder 5 miss fire).
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2003 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L no start VIN: 1B3EL56T84
well tried eveerything u guys sent still no start sent to dealer last week and still have heard nothing back so i guess im closeing this one without any helpful info
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2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Accessories VIN: 1D4GP25R73
This vehicle is fixed.The ground for the accessory relay is controlled by FCM.We found power and grounds to Integrated Power Module were good.We got a defective FCM from Wreckers.We tried a second one,and everything is now working properly.
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1989 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, MIL Lamp on, no codes/no communic VIN: 1FABP52U7K
Thanks to everyone who took time out to read and respond. THE ECM WAS BAD. I pulled the ecm and tested the powers and grounds. I still could not pull any codes even with the old test light trick. There was 8 volts on the sti single wire connector but it would ...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L slow decel VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Thank you to all that replied. We ended up doing an intake clean and throttle body clean. We also put new plugs and wires on, because of age and condition. We also disconnected the battery to clear the memory. Vehicle seemed to be alot better and the customer ...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE1426W
Unfortanately, the customer picked up the vehicle with the intention of returning it back to us. The customer then later decided they did not want to pursue the matter any further. Thanks for all the information though. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303.
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Shift Solenoid 1(a) VIN: 2FMZA51U5X
Hello Group, Thanks again for all of the replies! The delay for the reply to this post? Customer took the vehicle and could'nt come back for awhile...and my Ford dealer has a hard time finding anything! That of course is a different story. Many of the r...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Lean VIN: 1FTNE24L9Y
This one took a lot of testing and thought. We eventually found that the upstream oxygen sensor wire leading to the PCM was rubbed through where the harness passes next to the oil filler neck. The strange problem was that the wire was rubbing a rubber hose and... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Exhaust Bank 1).
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Cooler VIN: 1FTRX17W71
Pull'd case line fitting on press. side and found debris behind fitting. Clean'd out and now has cooler flow and new fluid. Thanks for all the replies for assistance.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L gas tank fills slowl VIN: 1FTNF21555
HI, REMOVED THE VACUUM LINE GOING TO EVAP SYSTEM TANK AND WAS ABLE TO FILL GAS TANK WITHOUT BLOWBACK. REPLACED COMPLETE VACUUM HOSE ASSEMBLY. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1FTNF21565
The vehicle was brought to another shop that reflashed the PCM. I had the vehicle at the dealer as well and they said they reflashed it but who really knows. Trouble codes: P0174 (testing and results).
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Humming noise VIN: 1HGCM56624
Thanks for all the help. I am unable to come up with a fix for this one. Replaced throttle body, IAC twice, PCV, the chamber on the air intake hose, pulled the intake and saw nothing out of the ordinary. The final thing I did was tape off the hole for the IAC ...
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2007 Honda Element EX 2.4L Starting VIN: 5J6YH2779L
this ended up being a simple fix , the settings in the software stop you from accessing the immobilizer section (the icon is missing) until a valid code is used for the software access, this is also true for the pocket tester
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Battery VIN: 4S2CM58V9V
I would like to thank everyone for there efforts and suggestions. We decided to add a battery isolation/disconnect switch.
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FJ58L0K
James from Pennsylvania and Jerry from Idaho both mentioned that I should check the fuel pressure and regulator. I did not mention that I had checked fuel pressure at the rail and it was about 28 psi. Spec is 31 and although maybe a little low, it definitely w...
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1992 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2J4FY19P9N
Thank you for all your help. This thing is out of my hair. Turned out the O2 sensor was intermittently switching open causing the ecu to cut fuel by 25%.
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start, Stall, no dash operation VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1V
sorry it took so long for this reply. we checked several members ideas with no luck. very good customer of ours so we advised him to take to the dealer. just called us and said a new bcm fixed the problem completely. thanks for all your help
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SE7 4.0L check eng light VIN: 1034567711
wow!! thank you all for the very fast tech advise it fixed the problem and taught me something new ...i found the relay in pass foot side compartment and reset it ...the light went off and customer is happy...so am i thank you guys so much ,,,mike phx az
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJTF10U21
WELL IT IS FIXED! I'LL TRY TO REVIEW ALL 7 REPLIES IN THE ORDER THEY WERE RECIEVED: FIRST THE PCV VALVE WAS A TOYOTA PCV VALVE, SECOND: THE VEHICLE RAN NORMAL BEFORE WE PERFORMED THE MAINTENANCE, THIRD: OUR TECH DID PULL THE INTAKE BEFORE CHANGING THE PLUGS SO... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L key fob VIN: 1LNLM82W5V
Well for now this car has been fixed using the original module. No one could answer why I couldn't program the old key fobs to the new module. I install the module and found poor connections at the connector. Tighten all connections and the window no goes down...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: TT156462
thank you all of you for help finally i did replace new ECM the problem go away and customer happy.thank again. Trouble codes: P1441, P0325.
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L engine idle VIN: 1N6SD11S7V
TALKED TO CUSTOMER ABOUT REPLIES I RECEIVED, SEEMS LIKELY TO BE A PLUGGED EGR PORT, HE DOESNT WANT TO REPAIR VEHICLE AT THIS TIME.
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1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HN53L9P
after a wire by wire circuit check on the engine harness and ignition harness and pcm harness with a wiggle test on each wire,an hour into these checks an intermittant short to ground was found on circuit 645[wht/blk] that is a 10 volt feed to the cam and cran...
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L security light VIN: IG3NL52TOV
I ;m sorry for not sooner but waiting on them to come up with some money for the computer,I will post when i have the parts ,Eric
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L door locks VIN: 1G3NL52T2Y
Received replies relating to latch, neutral switch and bcm. Trying another good known latch and neutral switch changed nothing. Customer decided to just hit lock switch manually rather that tie up car any longer or invest any more money.
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K7Y
Thanks to all the problem was the MAF.There were no codes presen.When I removed the MAF I found the wires on the sensor had all sorts of paper like material on them and it looked like someone had tried to clean it with a wire brush.Thankyou all who responded
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1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L unknown VIN: JF2AN52B5M
well after all it was a defective axle for the third time both of the axles were new, not refurbished. like they say third time is a charm.thanks to all who gave advice!!!
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