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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L air bag light VIN: JH4DC53053
car was wreck. fixed body damage.Replaced right crash sensor, both seat belt & tensioners, and both air bags. Then light was on all time. had someone read codes and they told us to replace SRS main module. Did that and light still on. Now our scanner says no c...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH54B61
Hey Audi Xperts, This car came in with above code (P0441) and additional required non related work. Tested the purge valve (dead), replaced valve and sent the customer on his way. Light came back on (Code P0441) Tested valve again (OK), tested vacuum source (... Trouble codes: P0441 (EVAP poor throughput)
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Electronic VIN: YS3FB49S84
Audi Techs I need your help on this one. This vehicle Was purchased at auction by our sales dept. It was reportedly in a wreck of wich I dont know the details.The problem is a hard fault code 01423 sensor G200 fault in current ckt.I have replaced the g200 sens...
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2001 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Instrument Cluster VIN: WAUML54D11
Hello. This A8Q's IC has failed again. Car was towed to us last week with crank, no start condition. Could not read IC with scan tool. Above codes stored in ECU. Found IC screens all dark for mileage, clock and center display. We replaced the IC with reman uni...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAHE2325S
Please help fellow BMW techs! We have this 530i with poor idle quality, no codes and we have found signal to 3 of the ignition coils is erratic.Has anyone seen this before? Thanks in advance, Greg and crew
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6322V
customer had this problem awhile ago.i suggested new sparkplugs,he took car and installed them himself,claims it was no help and now the car would actually misfire enough that it would slow way down from highway speeds.he returned the car and that is the time ... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 302 (cyl.two misfire), 303 (cyl.three misfire), 304 (cyl.four misfire), 306 (cyl.six misfire), 305 (cyl.five misfire)
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L ABS module VIN: WBABK8339W
CUSTOMER STATED THAT CHECK ENGINE, ABS AND ASC LIGHTS CAME ON. ALL HAPPENED AFTER GOING OVER A DIP IN THE ROAD -FOUND CODES 204 IDLE SPEED, 214 ROAD SPEED AND 8 AIR MASS FLOW SENSOR.I RESET THEM AND ONLY 214 CAME BACK. Can not pull codes from ABS with our retr...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L ASC light VIN: WBADM6335X
Vehicle came in with a check engine light on, speedometer not working at times and transmission not shifting (seems to slip?) correctly. DME Codes were... 130 siganl can asc1 217 signal can EGS transmission codes 111 converter lock up switch 150 can bus monito...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGH834X1
Customer complained it has been hard starting lately. All I have is a snap on scanner with no european cartridge, only generic. when he drove it in, and I started it after sitting a half day, it seemed like it was waiting for fuel to the injectors, Found reall...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L coolant fans VIN: 1G6CD53B5N
hello fellow techs i have this problem with a 92 cadillac both coolant fans dont operate . another tech replaced both coolant fans and still doesnt operate . the problem is when the fans are plugged in the volatge drops down to .4 volt and battery voltage when...
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1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KY5299P
This caddy runs fine until coolent temp reach above 200 degree (F), then engine chuckel and cuts off at cruising speed or sometimes turning into freeway ramp. It acts like a ignition module problem, most of the time it cranks right back and runs fine for a mil... Trouble codes: P0032, P0034, P0071, P0095
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR6YR06
Thanks in advance. I repaced the engine for a catastrophic engine failure. Loss of oil pressure spun rod bearing. Since the engine replacement which has only been 150 miles ago. I have this reaccuring MIL lamp for P0411. I verified the Air Injection Motor will... Trouble codes: P0411
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L pedal pulsation VIN: 1G6KD54Y1Y
hello all, i need help from all the cadilac gurus. we have a light pulsation from brakes and buzing when applying from 50 down to 40 and from 60 + down to 40. this is the kicker it is not like a normal abs fade it is about 1/3 less than normal! we unplug the b...
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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1LT53T1M
Guys I really need help on this one: Car came in with cranking but no start condition, found that if you unplug injector #6 the engine will start, so I changed it, now it starts without problems, but if you suddenly hit the gas it dies. if you accelerate very ...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L camshaft covers VIN: 4G1JF32T7W
Hello GM techs, I have a Z-24 cavalier with the 2.4L DOHC engine leaking oil from the 2 camshaft housing covers. Does anyone know how involved it is to replace these gaskets? Both Chilton and Alldata give around 8.0 hours to do both of them - neither one gives...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEC13R7X
cyl 2 is still missing . when you start cold it runs fine after a few min it starts if you kill it and wate a few some timek it runs fine all day till next cycle .i did see fuel teims st 1 128 lt 1 128 st 2 130 and when missing lt 2 142 to 153 %st 1 0 lt 1 3 s... Trouble codes: 302 (cyl 2 miss fire)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHK24UX1E
Hello, this truck is showing a misfire for cyl # 1 and 6 while my scanner is connected and it seems to run and drive perfect. p0300,301 and 306 keeps coming up . I checked tsb's and found injector problems to be common, some alarm systems causing problems, and... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0306
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16ZX2
This truck is running great but has a code 0179 (fuel composition sensor circuit high imput). I was wondering if any one knows if the timing changes on the gm flex fuel engine when the sensor reads regular gasoline verses e-85 gasoline. I have read some archiv... Trouble codes: 0179 (Fuel conposition sensor circuit high input)
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Won't exceed 1500RPM VIN: 1GNEK13Z64
I have directly and indirectly (with MT2500 and EASE) monitored all APP signals. After the P1125 code was cleared everything is normal again and there is no sign of a fault. I have checked TSB's and SSM's and have found nothing directly related to this DTC or ... Trouble codes: P1125 (Accelerator Pedal Position APP System Fault)
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L intake VIN: 2C3HD46JXX
I need a Chrysler techs helps here. Car came in with overheat problem-- filled system and pressure checked- slight hissing sound from under manifold-- removed upper manifold & rechecked= still hissing under pressure- but cannot see a leak= what could it possib...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 flare,runaway VIN: 1B7HC16Z1T
rebuilt trans. found the over drive direct clucthes smoked,got so hot that the big spring collapsed,1 inch shorter than its supossed to be.replaced every thing inside the over drive case,srag, output shaft. planet,bearings,hub clutches,steels. what it does is ...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Front wheel Drive Axle Yokes VIN: 1B7HF13Y4J
Ok all you Mopar Techs..I have this Ram 1500 4x4 that a customer brought in with both front wheeel drive axles broke...this includes inner and outer yokes. The insane dealer price is approx. $550.00 per My question is...has anyone ever sent the broken ones to ...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G2X
Greeting techs. I'm working on a bus communication problem on this caravan. I have virtually no experience and limited knowledge of these types of problems, but I'm trying to learn. The vehicle came in with the mil on and the below noted codes stored. Although... Trouble codes: P1695, P1698, P1716, 36 (bus comm. error - code from abs), 33 (abs warning lamp ckt - code from abs)
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R51
hello to everyone...thanx for your time reading this request.a 2001 dodge grand caravan came in to our shop with misfire,smoke coming out from the tailpipe.and you can smell fuel not burning. it has a misfire code p0306 #6 cylindr misfire.i checked the injecto... Trouble codes: P0306
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23751
truck came to me with zero compression on #2 cyclinder,customer had work done at dodge dealership at home then went on holidays and truck died here. determined engine failure due to lean fuel condition based on info from customer and work orders. the dealershi... Trouble codes: P1693, P0230
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HR28N41
P1389 was a blown fuse. replaced fuse, engine runs but very rough and stalls, Bogs down bad and no power on accel. sets primary coil circuit codes at random. Have scoped cam and crank sensors and seem to not fall inline with each other. Removed front cover and... Trouble codes: P0357, P0357, P0356, P0352, P1389
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Planetary gear sets VIN: 1B3ES56C52
When customer was driving vehicle, he stated it acted like the brakes locked up. When I removed and disassembled the transmission, I found the planetary gearset components showed signs there was a lack of lubrication to them. I'm hoping to find out if there is...
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1D4HS38N53
have been driving this vech for quite a long time and it just has a rough idle. customer says that it will die out at idle. iac valve was replaced at another shop for the same concern but has not helped the problem. does anyone know any common problems with th...
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2003 Fiat Ducato18maxi 2.8L Starting VIN: ZFA244000-
Hi there this van has a starting problem it cranks but wont fire. mostly when engine is colder but sometimes when hot and also not all of the time.We are getting quite good help from fiat who sent us a test tool to measure injector return flow expecting to se...
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1970 Ford f100 .0L harsh reverse VIN: F10GKG9295
overhauled trans works fine other then harsh reverse looking for diagrahm on check ball placement or anyother suggstions thanks steve
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1987 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FABP57UOH
We replaced the water pump on this vehicle due to it "leaking". After we replaced the water pump (Which Included R&R the alternator - verfified the wires are reconnected - R&R Serpentine Belt and Alternator Belt - R & R coolant/Washer Fluid Resovoir - reconnec... Trouble codes: 10 (Snap Throttle)
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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L combination valve VIN: 1FMDU34X3M
Okay, so we have this 91 explorer which came in for a simple brake fluid leak. One of the lines going to the rear brake system was rusted through...no big deal. We replaced the line and when we went to bleed the system we found that we could not get any fluid...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F1T
this truck came in a weeek ago, driver said it quit as if someone had turned off the key. He said he had never had any problems what so ever. This truck will not start. I checked the obviuos and all is as it should be, battery voltage god, cranking rpm good, f... Trouble codes: P1111
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
Hello fellow techs, This van has steering wheel shake at 45 mph and higher. All suspension parts tight, wheels not bent or a tire problem (according to our Hunter Roadforce Balancer), bearings adjusted to specs, have tried new rotors that are balanced (old one...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Air bag light,Brake light,ABS light VIN: 1FTNE24L7Y
Here is a strange Ford problem.Customer says when driving down any road at any given speed sometimes the ABS light,brake light,and air bag light turn on on the instrument panel,and also the radio and A/C turn off.I have tried to duplicate this problem driving ...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start
Thanks in advance for the flurry of help I am sure I will receive from the excellent techs on this site. I'm at the beginning of my career, so the more information I can get my hands on, the happier I am. NOTE: I will update with a VIN when I get to work tomo...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L vss VIN: 1FTSW31F6Y
I am having a problem with the vss pid reading 15 mph or more while stopped in any gear position. This causes code p0720 oss sensor circuit problem, resulting in limp in mode, high idle, and OD light flashing. Disconnecting alternator field appeared to solve p...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F4Y
boy we are at our wits end truck cam in rough run scanned and consistantly misfire on#8 with po1278 also po1275 po1274 & po1276 tested all wires for idm to injectors and moved #8 injector to#6 now the truck seems to have good power under load but very rough id... Trouble codes: P1273, P1275, P1276, P1316
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU74E22
Hello Ford Techs: I have this 02 explorer with a slight skip at idle and MIL on, DTC P0174 system too lean bank 2. I suspect vacum leak in the intake, but could not find it. Even though I hear some vacum leaking, after spraying starter fluid at the base, there... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank 2)
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 1FAFP34N45
This car came in from a frame shop that I do some work for. It was hit in the front end, they replaced pretty much everything from the rad. forward. The air bags did not deploy but one seat belt locked and was replaced. I scanned the codes with my AE 5 softwar...
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, running rich VIN: 1FDXE45545
Thanks for any help you can give me. What could be causing this truck to run fuel pressure this high. This has been a problem child for a while. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: 172 (175 -), 175 (testing and results)
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2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53VG7
hello guys, i have another problem child,this taurus is driven by one of the city workers if he leaves it idle for about 5 minutes it will stall out.it always re-starts and as long as it is not sitting idle it runs perfect.there are no codes and a wiggle test...
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1994 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GETK19K5R
this vech. was towed into our shop w/no start when cold,we found knock sensor wire hooked to r side of stater,so we replaced knock sensor w/new one and repaired and hooked up wire correctly. checked all of previous repairs,and we still have the same no start ...
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Safety VIN: 1GKCT18WXS
I have this Jimmy that needs a turn signal switch, I have never done one of these. Alldata procedure does bnot say anything about removing the steering wheel. Can any shed some light on this ?
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1998 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L engine VIN: 1GKEL19WXW
Customer called and had van towed in for a no start condition. We found the one way roller clutch in bendix was broken. Replaced the starter and cranked the engine. The engine now cranks but will not run. Checked time and it seemed to be off so we assumed timi...
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1998 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GDDM19W7W
HELLO ALL HERES A STRANGE ONE WITH SEVERAL SYSTOMS AT THE SAME TIME. THIS VAN CUTS OUT AS IT SHIFTS 2ND AND 2ND TO 3RD ON ACCL ONLY. LIGHT THROTTLE IT UPSHIFTS FINE WITH NO PROBLEMS AND ON OCCASION FULL ACCL FROM STOP RUNS GREAT. WHEN IT GETS TO ABOUT 35 AND I...
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13WX2
thi jimmy came in with a stall problem got a code p0507b low idle so i change the iac and srubed the throttle body out it was very dirty, but it still run the same so i tryed to get the pcm reflashed but another shop already had done it. so found when i have m... Trouble codes: P507
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L Brake lights VIN: 1GTEK19V53
Replaced brake switch located on brake lever brake lights remain on. disconnect switch brake lights still remain on. ???
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Charging VIN: 1HGCB9851M
battery light came on, headlights dimmed, happened once on a long drive. this is my car, anything besides the alt i should look at?
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2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1HGCG16401
Hi, I have this Honda Accord that has an intermitten inoperative speedometer and tachometer. Customer says he can hit the dash and it will work again. Scan for codes and found no codes. Not much information in my AllData system in this area. Hope some one can ...
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5J6YH28513
HELLO GROUP honda came in on a hook...starts for a second,then dies..checked for codes,,none found.could keep it running with starting fluid,so checked fuel pressure was at 38 psi..book sez 48 to 55..replaced fuel pump and plugs..same symptom,still wouldnt st... Trouble codes: P0339
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y71
code P1140 in/timing solenoid circuit B no signal to ecu. tested cam sensor for variable cam timing with vantage, the have signals, tested cam sensor, that has signals, ohm checked variable cam spool solenoids, good, they have power to them, don't know how to ... Trouble codes: P1140
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D7X
po342 I believe is going to be a replacement camshaft position sensor, even though it looks fine on a lab scope. This code will set intermittently just after start-up. I did confirm clean ground (common with crank sensor). po401 is really driving me crazy. Th... Trouble codes: P0342, P0401
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L 4wd system VIN: 4S2DM58W44
Hello, we have a rodeo with a 'check 4wd' light on solid. When you move the selector to 4 high the 4wd indicator flashes, it will not enguage 4wd. Alldata has limited information on pulling codes or diagonosing system. There are no codes for engine or transmis...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6244V
After downstream O2 sensor replacement and during the first test drive, the codes P1193, P0138 and P 0158 came up almost instantly. These codes refer to a misfire as explained in the data section below. In order to repair the oil leak that I believe caused the... Trouble codes: 00300, P1313 (Catalyst damage misfire bank 123), P1314 (Catalyst damage misfire bank 345)
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L pcm, shift quality VIN: S9VC662828
dtc p0720 pinion factor is not programmable the tire size vehicle came with is 215/75r15 the tires on the vehicle are 235/75/15 slight difference but the code will set raised on hoist and when it gets above 15 mph it will set code speedo is working and appears...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G258S1W
upon not being very versed in chrysler products i thought i would ask for some help.this vehicle stalls intermittantly at lights,the codes are p0743,and also p0545 which i cant find any info for.i suspect the trans control relay but am not sure.any help is app... Trouble codes: P0743
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L steering VIN: JTHBN30F3L
I have a steering shake at 30mph and above only when hitting a bump or crack in road. Acts like needs steering shock to repair. The vehicle doesnt shake on a smooth road therefore isnt a tire imbalance. Also has 1 leaking strut on front end but dont think this...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Suspension Airbags VIN: 1LNLM82W3T
Hi guys, we have this towncar that we cannot get the suspension airbag motor to run without jumpering. What's odd is when we check the voltage from the module to the relay at the dark blue/yellow wire the pump will run, but won't air up the bags. We have hot a...
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1991 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HC2245M
OK, I know I need to do more diagnosis (and i will and post an update)...but I'm wondering if anybody has experienced a similar problem. This car will start and run fine after about three cranking cycles. The engine wants to fire off every time when the igniti...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUJA84A8T
Looks like it was the torque converter,derek from ontario had suggested that.every one else had good input to check flex plate,william from oregon,and the pr valve,stephan fromkansas,and jeff from vermont had suggested a possible filter problem,all good ideas,...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Alum FLywheel VIN: WAURD68D80
This car is down the road. I finally gave up on finding Aasco company. No one could locate them and I would guess they must be out of business. There were some vendors still selling their parts, but no one could (or would) tell me if they were still in busi...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Oil system VIN: 4USCD2329T
Well guys , we removed the cylinder head, had it pressure checked twice at different machine shops, because of different equipment. The head came back good, so the head got resurfaced and reinstalled. flushed the cooling system test drove for an hour or so, go...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L precharge motor runs contiously VIN: WBAAM3333Y
thanks everyone for the great info, the abs trac. module was the problem,customer said he didnt want to replace module at this time it was approx $800.00 plus labor, i told customer to take it to a bmw dealer with the proper scan tool and has done them before ...
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1993 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L power steering VIN: 1G4CU5319P
First off thanks to all who replied to thsi post. We have fixed the concern. Some of you suggested the drive belt slipping. Was not the case tension is ok. I replaced the hose from the resivouir to the ps pump, the return hose, and the pressure line which incl...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 3GYFK6F6N9
Thans to Robert from Georgia;It was carbon ring in throttle bore cause throttle plate to stick. I cleaned the throttle plate & bore.
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1YY2183J
Thanks for all the replies. I apologize about the delay in closing this request. I found the computer to be causing my problems. after It was replaced engine ran fine but would light code 36 everytime I started it.I replaced maf relays as many of you sugges... Trouble codes: 33 (mas air flow readings high).
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L idler arm VIN: 1GCDK14K1L
Well we finally figured it out and Daniel [...] hit it on the head, ride height, someone had tightened the torsion bars to lift the front of the truck to #1 fit the larger tires & rims and #2 to set the ride height even front to back. Well they had lifted the ...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T7N
Thans again; It was the terminals connectors on the one end of the ign module. I found the female terminals in the harness loose/no connection.
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
thanks for all the help. after reviewing all the info i went back to check back presure again. what i found was this, i first checked it at the left front o2 sensor & got over 10 psi,then dropped the convertor and found no change in the way it ran. so after re... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Knock Sensor Code VIN: 1GNEC13RXX
Hi All A special thanks to the 4 that replied It was greatly APPRECIATED...The fix was a new knock sensor module,(It's located in the PCM under a small cover...Looks simular to a PROM from a older Delco PCM) After two weeks of debate with the A/C delco rep it... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor Mudule Circuit).
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L alternator VIN: 1G1ND52J21
I found a partially broken wire leading to the alternator which shorted out the new alternator. Repaired wire and installed new alternator. Everything is fine. Thanks for all the help
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16T63
I found that I had made a mistake when first checking this vehicle. The no crank issue was do to the PCM B fuse in the underhood fuse block. Changing the fuse allowed the vehicle to crank and run. The problem is the fuse never blew again. This is a work vehicl...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Hard Starting VIN: 1GBJK34153
Thanks for the help on this one. Replies suggested that the injector flow test was a dealer test, and to look for steel lines rubbed, etc. I replace all the rubber and o-rings on the supply side of the fuel system and ensured that the tank vent was open. W...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG15X85
thanks to all that responded. the problem came out to be the pcm. i checked the wiring from mass air flow to pcm and everything was good. i even add extra ground to black with white stripe to the wiring. thanks again to every body that responded. Trouble codes: P0102.
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Wiper control VIN: 2C3HC56F6V
Well . . . I'm still at a loss as to why. A new wiper motor fix it. After reading the first few replies, Lorne had some great suggestions. By checking pin 16 on C3 (dk grn/red) for power is basically checking the wiper switch for proper operation or for pos...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B42
I want to thank everyone who responded to my help request. The problem was indeed the leak detection pump. Installed a new one and everything is great. The check engine light is staying off so far. So thanks again. Trouble codes: P0456.
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
AFTER LOCATING A USED COMPUTER ( CUSTOMER DIDN'T WANT TO SPEND THE MONEY ON NEW ) AND HAVING THE DEALER FLASH IT AND DRIVING IT FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS THE TRUCK IS FIXED. NOW WHEN IT GET HOT OUT THE TRUCK DOESN'T STALL. IT WAS THE COMPUTER!!! THANKS TO EVERY...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3B7HC13Y4X
Hey thanks for all the suggestions! We got diging a little deeper and found that we had some burnt exhaust valves. We sent the heads to get machined and have a valve job and they found that number eight cylinder was also cracked! So we got a head used and had ...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R92
THANKS FOR ALL REPLIES. CUSTOMER GOT LEERY OF US AND OUR DIAGNOSIS AND I CANT BLAME HIM. THAT CAR KICKED OUR BUTT. HE TOOK TO DEALER AND THEY REPLACED THE BANK 1 SENSOR 1 O2 SENSOR THAT I HAD REPLACED ALREADY. (AND YES IT WAS AN OE O2 SENSOR THAT I PUT IN) ANY... Trouble codes: P0132 (bank 1 sensor 1 reading high).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: D7HA18N825
First I would like to say that I did not get many suggestions for this one, next I found that the fuel rail was full of sand and water, the customer didn't tell me he had gotten some bad gas until I called him and said that it was finished. It really both... Trouble codes: P0356 (6 coil primary circuit).
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7KU28673
Thanks to everyone that replied. Sorry for the long fix, I had a voltswagon jetta evap core to finish. This truck is fixed. Some of you hit it right on the head. The air filter and fuel filter were clogged up. Wayne [...]...Keep it properly maintained and...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L low coolant light VIN: 3FALP6617S
It ended up to be improper mix of anti-freeze in overflow where the sensor is located Thanks to all the responses saved me a customer and now I have 1 up on the others Thanks again!!! Chuck [...]
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L thrust bearing VIN: 2FTBP1725V
Hi gang and thanks for the responses. Most of the replies I received had to do with pressure from the transmission. After removing the engine and inspecting the bottom end, I've determined that the block was damaged and the cause of the thrust bearing fail...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX0865W
Thanks For Your Help. I Had 4 Replys. I Was Told To Check Keyways In Front Damper Because It Sounded Like Slow Timing. Also Almost All Agreeded This Was Most Likely A Solfware Issue. I Advised The Shop Doing The Work It Would Be Best To Install The Correct Eng...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP13P8X
Okay, here we go. I replaced the timing belt, as the old one was stretched and had timing off one tooth. I replaced the IAC, as Diode was burnt. The idle is still a little rough, but the car runs fine otherwise. I have not reset code 0301 (misfire #1 cylinder)...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU03121
than you guys the problem was the cats we change the cats car runs fine
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB7677P
Thanks To every one who responded to this proplem,after testing over&over we replaced the alternator with a honda alternator and fix all the proplem. thanks agian.
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S2CM58W1X
Hi everyone: This is a fix. Thanks for all the replies, which were right on the issue. Advice was to check cam timing on that bank (bank 1), also to see if the pin on the sprocket had been broken. Sometimes this happens, allowing sprocket to spin freely on the... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector circuit malfunction inj 1), P0203 (injector circuit malfunction inj 3), P0205 (injector circuit malfunction inj 5), P0300 (random missfire).
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Blower Motor VIN: SAJKX6046X
Hi Guys Thanks to all that helped with this vehicle. The noise was caused by the foam padding from the vent door stuck on the right side blower squirl cage. We were able to fish the material out through an access hole without removing the blower assembly. ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L converter VIN: SAJDA01C5Y
I give customer the estimate on replacing valvebody or trans with a reman unit. Said he would get back to me. Called yesterday and told me repo company was on way to pick car up. So I don`t think i`ll be fixing this one. Thanks for the help though fellows...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No spark VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1P
After rechecking, found burned solenoid in transmission. Replaced and all works fine. Thanks to all for your suggestions
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L brake light VIN: JT6HE10U3X
Thanks for all the help, I order the bulb ( High Mount Brake Light Bulb ) from the dealer, it solve the problem, I guess the after market bulb have different resistance in the filament. Thanks to all read and help.
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L Electronics (Dash, navigation) VIN: JTHBN30F42
Thank you all for your help. After more careful inspection of fuses,discovered a high amp. fuse located in fuse box in front of battery was blown.Rod and Robert were correct.Also found a couple of other fuses were blown.Both audio. Thanks,Jim
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Blower Motor VIN: 1LNHM82W6Y
I want to thank everyone that answered my help request. The guys that told me to check the "Blower motor speed controller" were right on the money. After a little effort in removing the moduale, I noticed rust and corrosion on the circuit board. I called the d...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Drive , M2 VIN: 1YVGF22C1W
Thanks to all that responded, I had installed the low/ reverse OWC incorrectly. Also removed the secondary screen filter from case.
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDB1260371
I am closing this because of the date required.I want to personally thank everbody involved with this car. I really would like to thank Ken for faxing the vacuum information, Stephen for the time spent trying to walk me through it and David for the valuable ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L sunroof VIN: WDBGA32E1S
Good morning! Ronald suggested possible something causing binding of sunroof but i was able to get the sunroof to move in the closed position when supplied power & ground at sunroof motor & then powered the pin which is close command. I rechecked wiring from...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L Flywheel VIN: 4A3L35TX7E
I put it together with the old flywheel and everything seems OK. It was a gamble but the replacement flyweel was a week away and would add $500 to a $1000 job. Thanks for all of the replies, it was a huge help. I think it would aways be a good idea to repla...
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1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1HJ01P1L
thanks for all the replies. I gambled and took off the rear head as I thought the noise was loudest I found a small washer laying on top of piston hitting head (not in valve area ) I cleaned everything up put it back together and replaced timing belt and repla...
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