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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Center high stop lamp. VIN: JH4KA96521
Thanks for help with this up front, Have a 2001 Acura RL that goes through center high stop lamp bulbs. Sometimes it lasts for a couple days, others it lasts only a couple uses. Noticed in the last few days about 3 RL's (about same year) driving around without...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM333XY
The car returned recently with MIL indicating code P01477 (LDP reed switch open). According to my Mitchell and All Data this particular model has no Code P1477, so I reached for my Baum "V Scan" which came up with a Code 141 with the same description as the P1... Trouble codes: P1477 (LDP Reed switch open)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L abs, cbc and asc+t/dsc VIN: WBAAV33421
when "DSC" light is on, the brakes acts funny, pulls. clear the ABS code, driving on local road, speed less than 55mph for about 2miles, gentl press brake pedal and when the car approche to stop the car pulls back suddenly for about 1.5 second and then feels n...
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1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L fuel gauge VIN: 1G6CD5150J
This vehicle came in with a non functioning fuel gauge. The light blinks E. He had just had the pump replaced at another shop and a body control module. I did notice that the two ground wires on the module are soldered together. I think the blk/pnk and black/w...
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1988 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6EL1157J
This is a state smog car, so I have no history. She's a 4.5L with TBI. But it's got me running in circles. The exhaust readings posted are the ASM 20/25 results. I replaced the O2 sensor & Air check valve at the cat and the exhaust readings changed dramaticall... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean exhaust)
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1G6KS52Y0V
OK Fellow tech's I have this Cadillac STS in my shop with a gas gauge that reads empty with key off.When you turn the key on it slowly rises to full "not over full" and stops. never changes no matter how much fuel in in the tank.I have scanned the PZM and ther...
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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G6ET1299Y
replaced orig. trans with used unit. code came with used unit. preformed tsb.#-1-07-30-009b no help. i,m not a trans tech. any help would help. joe fannin
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1990 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2GCFK29K1L
Truck failed emission ,hc was 923 at 2480 rpm and 259 at idle with limit of 220 ppm. I replaced spark plugs, fuel filter and oxygen sensor, checked resistance of plug wires,cap and rotor look good,reset timing to 0deg with timing connector disconnected,timing ...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14K9N
The truck has a hesitation/misfire when in drive, just off idle, at 750-900 rpm. Scoped the primary and secondary igntion circtuits, all waveforms ok. Fuel pressure and volume are both in spec, injector waveforms look good, and spray pattern looks ok. Timing i...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L radio VIN: 1G1NE52M6W
I interupted power to the radio and now am locked out. Would it be possible for someone to get me the code to unlock it? The codes from the radio are 162 and 168. Thanks in advance Jim
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2000 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Carrier Bearing VIN: 1GCGK23R3Y
The vehicle is driving down the road and will all the sudden start vibrating and shaking real bad. When we check it, the rubber that supports the bearing in the carrier assy is missing. So we check the driveshaft and the mount and u-joints and replace the carr...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: W1YE278955
Being a Dodge tech, I'm stumped. Truck came in for rough running, stalls on accel, has very "ripe exhaust" and very low fuel economy. After repairs, rough idle is gone, but all other problems still exist. Problems occur more frequently when cold and seem to me...
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2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L abs system VIN: 2G1WL52J21
This car came in with the front abs coming on any time you hit the brakes above 14 m.p.h. I can watch the data on my scanner and everything is perfect. You can see the computer commanding the front abs to come on.
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEL19W11
We have a vibration when turning. transfer case was replaced at customers request based on other shops diagnosis. vibration is not there in reverse and does seem to come and go in drive. mostly when accelerating and turning. suspect encoder motor keeping front...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55K81
Help me GM Guys. I have two of these 01 Impala's doing the same thing. At idle I have misfires in cyl#3 on one car & cyl#4 on the other. It's center cylinders on both cars. At idle both cars run Terrible & show misfires constantly. As soon as I step on the gas... Trouble codes: 0300B
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L pcm VIN: 1G1JC12471
to all gm tech: i have 2001 chevy cavalier, it was a no start, due to the ground cable (body, bolted to the battery tray) broken & lock cylinder assembly malfunction. i am trying to access data to the ecm from my "red brick". but "no communication" (engine ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L tcc lockup VIN: 2GCEC19T53
Goes in and out of lockup at 48 to 52 mph. With modis hooked up, we can engauge lockup, does not do it. Checked brake switch-good, checked grounds-good, seems to be temp related, only does it when at operating temp., can't see anything out of range on scan in ...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L low beam headlights VIN: 1GNDS13S54
gm techs, need help please. thanks in advance. low beam headlights not working. have good power and ground to hdm / low beam relay. have tested headlight switch - it is sending good ground input to bcm. scanner shows bcm is commanding headlights on 100% duty c...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Idles high VIN: 1C3EJ56H5S
Hello i have a strange problem on this 1995 Cirrus, the cust complains that the veh idles high (1200-2000rpm) intermittantly. It has been in a few times and up untill now i have been unable to duplicate the concern. I let the veh sit out overnight and came in ...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L abs VIN: 2A4GM48416
Abs Light comes on, With the genesys can read all but the RR signal, replaced sensor. Cleared system even though there were none. Tested for 12v supply at all snesors only have power at RF. Does this sound like a sensor issue or controller.
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1987 Dodge W250 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HW24T2H
i tested the pick up coil system, pick up coil ohm around 350 ohms, in spec, have checked all wiring.
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1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP45R1W
Hi, The customer complaint is an intermittent cuts out and refires on its own while rolling down the highway, or "sounds funny" when starting and is hard to start. Very intermittent on both problems. Here is what I have found. There are no codes stored. The ve...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L engine block VIN: 3B7HC13YXW
Have a oil leaker here. Have replaced rear main seal twice. Still leaking oil in that area. Before pulling the transmission, could anyone tell me if there are any oil gallery plugs in the rear of the engine? We added dye to the oil, and yes, it's engine oil. A...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF26Z71
Good morning and thank you for your time. Truck came in to shop with MIL on, no other symptoms. Codes P0442 and P0455 present. Visual inspection of system and related found no problems. Clear codes and force PCM to command an EVAP monitor test. Code P0455 retu... Trouble codes: P0442 (Evap system medium leak), P0455 (Evap system large leak)
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L drive belts VIN: 1FTJS34H9P
iv'e got this 93 e 350 5.8 van ,that ate the belt off of it . so we looked at the drive pulley's found 2 idler pulley''s ,and crank pulley has a few rust chunk's on it so i ,replaced them,it still slipped 1 rib off the crank toward the radiator . so we replace...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR11X6V
Hello Group, This Ranger has these 2 codes stored. We have checked the usual suspects (MAF,Intake seal leaks,O2 sensors etc.) with no problem found. The O2 sensors are stuck on 0.0v and fuel trim is -100%. If I force the sensors with propane they still do not ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean), P0174 (system lean)
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT23G4326
Hey dudes, This fine ford comes in every 3-6 months for this code (p0401) This last time I checked the dpf sensor and found water in it, Both lines that go into it come from the exhaust below the sensor one is the intake side and the other is the exhaust side... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L shift from 3rd to 4th erratic VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Hi everybody.i have this windstar that when it shift to 4th gear it goes to neutral sometimes or it stays 4th then it drops to 3rd then back ot 4th ,it happens all the time & it swiches rapidly from 3rd to 4th.Replaced the transmission & the ecm & still does t...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA524XY
after replacing engine car wouldnt start . we have spark, fuel pressure, rpms on the scanner, power to the injectors. with a noid light hooked on while cranking there is no injector pulse. we have replaced all sensors from original engine also . ( we sprayed g...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32F6Y
Hi everyone, need some Ford diesel help. Truck started to get hard to start but customer said if he used ether it would finally start and ran fine. Now after shutting of engine, would not restart even with ether, brought here on a hook. Has no oil in reservoir...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L 4wd VIN: 1FTZR45E72
We had this pickup brought to us by a college student who says when returning to his vehicle after class it was in 4wd low even though he had never changed it and the switch still said 2wd. It is stuck in 4wd low no matter what we do. With the MODIS we can wat...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L rear ticking noise VIN: 213A725539
hello fellow techs and thanks up front. we have a fun one on this explore when you drive around 60mph there is a ticking noise that is loud enough you can hear it but not extermely loud. it gets faster when speed increases and if i pull up the cargo covers i c...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Suspension VIN: 1FTNW21F13
Trying to find rattle in front end over bumps. Cant find any thing loose. Sway bar bushings seamed to rid the noise from the drivers side but still on passenger side. Noise is there even with brakes applied so it is not the pads. All stab links and tie rod end...
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1994 GMC C3500 HD 6.5L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1GDJC34F4F
hi everyone, i have this 6.5l desiel that had a missfire all the time in the shop. using mastertech i performed an injector bal. test and found cyl. #1, #8 not working, so i removes glow plugs and did a compression test on those two cyl. i had aprox. 350psi. s...
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Cuts out, hard start VIN: 1GYEK19TXY
This GMC pickup first died on the highway and when the fuel pump was changed we saw the typical Autowrecker writing on the pump, so someone already began this battle.We now have intermit. hard start and fuel pressure is low. Specs call for 55-61 and 3 AC Delco...
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2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Trans temp VIN: 1GTHK29215
Thanks in advance for any help or tips guys, got a customer with this truck he has owned since new. He noted that in the past two weeks, the trans temp has been running up to 200 instead of the 150 he's used to and oddly enough the temp outside is getting cool...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78853
Hello fellow techs I have a dealer car here came in for oil leak and mil light on.Leak is Defective valve cover,cracked near base on pass. side(simple). Mil light says ECT and also O2 heater circuit. when looking at readings ect says -40'C always. All o2 readi... Trouble codes: P0117 (ECT low), P1166 (A/F Heat circuit)
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L brakes VIN: 1HGCM56435
Hello all this car has low mileage well kept retired gentlemen. driving car will apply brakes all is normal for a second then the pulls hard left. I felt it once. customer felt it half dozen times in the last few weeks. I thought maybe a flex hose might have a...
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2001 Jaguar X - type 3.0L Transmission end float & noise enquiry VIN: SAJAC59E22
I have 2 questions relating to this auto Transmission came into shop with a noise simillar to a power steering pump when low on oil. Noise would rise and momentarally drop in sequence with shifts. On strip down we only found the oil filter to have material ...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 1J4GZ58S7R
original trans issue ,trans front pump and seal failed,removed trans sent out for rebuild,installed trans,now over drive light will come on all by itself without command.and shift back into 3rd gear,we can turn on o.d. and it will go into 4th gear,no patterns ...
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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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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S43
My welder's truck. Nice shape all orignal. Truck came in with thoughts of the transmission going bad. At times when driving on the highway the car bucks or at times it stalls. On test drive I did notice the trans whining. Also got a code for TPS being High. Se...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM82W6R
Hi, My first help request but it's doozy. This lincon drove in with a very severe engine miss, I used a stethoscope to check the injectors and found injectors # 1 and 6 not clicking, a noid light revealed the injectors in question not recieving the on/off sign... Trouble codes: 172 (lean exhaust not switching)
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1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Locking Hub VIN: 4F4ZR17X9W
Replaced left hub assembly (OEM), now new hub will not release after engaged. Switched new hub with right side hub, now right side will engage but not release, but left side will operate normally. Dealer suggested hub could be defective & gave another new one ...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C33
Good morning Techs, This 03 Mazda 6i was a repo from a angry customer. We have cleaned all the water from the fuel tank, brake system, ps system and the transmission. We also had to reconnect some cut wires. I have a no start when I turn the key. I can ground ...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Engine VIN: WDBDA24D4G
I removed the valve cover and inspected rockers and tappets making sure all spacers were installed correctly in between rockers and valve stems. I also cranked the engine to inspect for oil distribution. Oil was visibly making it's way to all the rockers and t...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBCA45D9K
Well this benz is being a pain! Car came in with complant of stalling intermittenly while driving! we finaly got to happen to us got the car back to the shop couldn't get it started, found fuel pump relay and overload relay to be out of spec. replaced the rela...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Stall, Hard to restart VIN: WDBEA30D5M
Thanks for any help ahead of time. This vehicle belongs to a used car lot. It was brought in on hook. Will start up and run for about 2 min. then stall out. Will restart but very hard to. When first start up cold runs decent but starts to flood & stalls out. C...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L charging system VIN: WDBUF65J23
this charging system seems to check ok except for the diode check,less than 500 milvolt, i think that alt is bad, but not convinced,no concrete signs, am i missing an other test that will give me more information,also we replaced rear brake pads but cannot res...
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62W7T
This car runs very poorly after warmed but every thing on my data stream looks good. I have replaced the computer with no change. The only problem I have found is that the converters have been removed. The tach does not work either, when you rev the engine it ... Trouble codes: P0320
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L 4wd m.i.l. VIN: JN8DR09Y21
Vehicle occasionally would crank, but not start, and occasionally hesitate slightly. Always started normally next attempt. Condition could be duplicated by holding throttle WOT in clear flood mode. Since codes 8 and 14 relate to TPS, it was replaced. Adjusted ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L abs and tcs VIN: 1GHDX03E2X
This vehicle is getting to me. It came in with a code for the right front wheel speed sensor, checked the sensor, the pigtail was broken right off. Replaced the hub assembly with abs sensor, cleared codes. Started vehicle a few minutes later the abs and tcs li...
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1988 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2JD11K2J
Hi: Fuel Pressure fluctuates rapidly about 4 needle swings/second, yet always stays within 9-13 psi range. It never goes below min or above max. When I actuated test connector the initial pressure rises quickly to 11 psi, stays there for 3 seconds, then start...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HZ5218R
Been having a problem figureing this one out. We have spark and fuel pressure but we have no noid light. So I suspected the computer checked all the powers and grounds and they are all good. Also I cannot communicate with the computer at all but with other mod...
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1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L poor power VIN: 1GMDV06L8S
This Transport has poor power from a standing start. Has fresh plugs and wires. Fuel filter is new. New Delco pump and strainer. Exhaust system has been checked for back pressure. (OK) Fuel pressure, key on-pump running 41psi.Spec says it should be 41-47psi. A...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine VIN: 4S3BK4250X
Suburu guru's, HELP! I keep getting wrong parts for this vehicle,it seems to me that this engine is a 2.5 sohc. According to dealer per VIN it has a 2.2. #1 I think the 2.2s have plugs outside of the valve cover. This engine has plugs through valve cover at a ...
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1986 Suzuki Samurai JA 1.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1S4JC51CXH
Hello everyone, I really hope someone out there has a great idea for me. This sammy has been around the block. The problem origanally was that it had no power in 4th and5th, it wouldnt pull itself well on the hiway. The 2nd barrel on the original carb was not ...
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1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Starting VIN: JT2SV21W3M
this is an intermittent crank, but no start. when cranking, i have spark, fuel pressure, fuel injector pulse. vacuum at cranking is about 4"hg. checked timing at cranking and found it at about 5 deg. without shorting the actual timing check pins. after dist. w...
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L no crank VIN: VWVEE83A9N
Hi Guys I need some help.car is coming with ignition key very hard to turn,but crank nomal and start fine.After i replaced the ignition switch and the housing the car won't crank and the MFA1 on the cluster display.The battry was drain due to one of the door w...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L heater flap VIN: 3VWRK69M22
Car comes in with full heat on, no temperature control- look for and find service bulletin to look at the heater flap lever, it may be broken and it was- the bulletin listed a part number with the following note: part numbers for reference only, refer to ETKA ...
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1997 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Cannot Charge VIN: WAUAA88G2V
Thank you all for the input. Heating the freon did the treat. As suggested by Robert [...], I heated a pan of water, stuck the frean in it and charged worked great. Thank you all.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L ASC light VIN: WBADM6335X
Thanks for the replies. Consensus was use either a GT-1 from BMW or an AutoLogic. I also tried the X-431 Launch at a another shop in town it also will not recode the ABS module. Next I called the AutoLogic rep. for TN, Boyd Cone. He brought his scanner and r...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L No crank VIN: 5UXFA53593
Sure enough, customers brought in another key and that key worked. After the first start up with the key the customer brought in, the key I had then worked. All is good, talked to customer this am.
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L High Idle VIN: 1G6K552Y6V
I want to thank everyone for their ideas on my Cadillac. Most of the items you suggested we have already checked and rechecked. Once we came to the end of our rope we decided to reflash the computer. Once this happen the concern went away. We all must remember...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GCFK29S8R
thanks for the help ,installed new pmd and truck is fixed thanks again .this is not the first pmd this truck has killed in 200k miles but it would be nice if it was the last.thanks again.
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W2V
found out be a faulty fuel filter, customer had just installed one last week, filter was installed correctly but upon cutting it open, you could see where the filter had came apart inside, limiting flow
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L int. lights VIN: 1C4GP64L9T
was left side slide door switch was no good thank to ever body that helpped
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1996 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HH46T4T
Thanks to all hove you who give me some help the customer bring his car back home and hy have not fixed this one.
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 flare,runaway VIN: 1B7HC16Z1T
replace new od sprag with another new sprag, also replace output shaft. the outer sprag race had slight roughness by feel,overlook at time of rebuild. sprag now holds as it should. thanks..;..
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1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, blown fuse #10 VIN: 1B3ES42C6X
Hey everyone It is fix and thank you so much for you help. It was in the harness at the trans. It had been rubbing on the trans case and cause it to short out. It was the wire to the shift sol. Again thank you so much.
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Smoke VIN: 1B4HS28N8Y
Thanks to all that took time to lend me a hand. I looked more into the upstream 02 sensor. I found oil from the right valve cover traveling down wiring harness and getting into connector. I ordered new connector from Chrysler and ran new harness.
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L Horn VIN: 1D7HU18276
Hi There, thanks for all the help. I tried all sugestions, but no succes, I guess the've made some changes in 2006 on this subject. Eventually went to the dealer and they changed the prefs with their tester. Problem solved.
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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15G9D
Well I hate to close this without a fix but I tried checking what the replies offered to no avail. The customer is tired of pouring money into this truck with this outdated system. He's going to replace the distributor & carburetor & throw the VV carb & EEC II...
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1997 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L heater core VIN: 1FALP45X6V
Do to the great responces, the replacement went very smoothly. Although it was a slow process it was not as bad as some other's I've done. I did a 7 series BMW that I'm convinced they set a heater core on a rack and then built a car around it!! Special thanks...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
Thank you for all of the replies. We took all suggestions into consideration. As a last resort we tried installing an aftermarket steering stabilizer shock or damper, drove the vehicle and found vehicle is about 90% better. Now this vehicle did not originally ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Light and speedometer VIN: 1FTNF21L92
I am going to close the request as the customer has not returned the truck to me yet. I did get to check all my power and grounds to the control unit. They were good. I found a pinpoint test in my [...] program. I am going to start with that if an when the...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 5GRGN23U63
After everyones' great advice we found out that the customer had installed some type of aftermarket tuning device, that he failed to mention in the first place. Upon removal of this tuner the truck runs and starts great. He purchased a new tuner we installed a... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1998 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW34M3W
Well it is fixed.I installed the fuel tank pressure sensor. it mounts to the frame near the back of the fuel tank. All data list it as a fuel tank pressure sensor but doesn't list it under evap. over 100 miles later no light. Special thanks toTy for a fast r... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak).
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L pcm, shift quality VIN: S9VC662828
the biggest help with this one was the resistance test when I was testing at the pcm connector unpluged the resistance was 2600 ohms this was to high located a bad pin terminal at the pin 1 of the output sensor didnt see this untill I took the connector apart ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L steering VIN: 1J4GW48S72
thank you for all the suggestions.. mostly people thought it was a ball joint, tie rod, or cv or u joint problem. we tried all that.. we repaced the steering box and that fixed the problem. the information was really appreciated, but no one thought it was the ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48SX2
ok guys, this truck is finally done. the pcm was shutting down injector #3, to save the cat, cause of the misfire on that cylinder. once i learned that, it was back to figure out the real reason for the misfires. after realizing that the misfires were mostly ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire cylinder 3).
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L door locks VIN: SALPV1643Y
We replaced left door lock assembly and so far, the customer has the car for a week and no more problem. I had to wait a week to get new lock, as if dealer is running out of this item. Empty coffee cup on top of BeCM has led me to different direction first. Th...
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1994 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L Engine VIN: 1LNLM9848R
Thanks for all the replies!! Most of you were correct, it was the harmonic balancer, was about 180 degrees off at TDC and came off in 2 pieces. Thanks again to all who responded, have a great weekend!!
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1LNHM86S9Y
Well I wish I could say this one is fixed. The glitch causing this to act up happens very quickly. Try as we may monitoring abs module circuits with a lab scope we were unable to see what was causing abs mobule to go awol. All signals in looked good. Frank fro...
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1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L timing belt VIN: JM1TA2223S
Good Friday to all. A special thanks to all that read and replied to my post. A failed tensioner was the gremlin on this(1/4 in deflection with finger) so it got a belt and tensioner(oem). I got to the rear plugs after some mechanical turets, I was the first...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA26D0N
Installed a second new Bosch 13-146 sensor and returned car to client. Code 17 returned. Client said check engine light was flikering before it went solid. Client is driving car while I try to find out more about the parameters which set this code. At this poi... Trouble codes: 17 (Oxygen sensor signal wire shorted to positive or ground).
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBEA32E0S
Hello all and thanks , the Throttle actuator was the problem. Had to reset all the ecu's and all was well. Sorry it took so long to close was waiting for the part. This poor customer was sold a ASR ecu by another shop and they would refund due to the part bein... Trouble codes: 018 (CC-EA in limp mode), 09 (n4/1 ecu), 14 (n4/1 ecu), 48 (accuator monitor TPS).
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 2MEFM75W6W
Removed engine from vehicle as I finally got the go ahead when customer agreed to buy a motor. Removed the heads and found no valve damage, but inspected bottom end to fine #8 rod bent real good. Could have over-heated and got some coolant into that cylinder...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3NL12TXY
The fix for this car was a new computer. I tried all the suggestions everyone had(cleaned T/body, test for vac leaks, holding the throttle slightly open at key on), but this PCM just would not learn. After installing the new PCM and having it flash programmed ...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L coolant fan VIN: JN34B35T67
thank you for your help .replaced ect switch drove test took care the problem
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L paracitic load VIN: 2T1BR12E6Y
FOUND IGNITION SWITCH SHORTED INTERNALLY. REPLACED SWITCH ALL TEST GOOD.
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L roof VIN: 2T1BR32E5C
Sorry to take so long to close this help request.My service manager informed me that the noise is fixed. We had our windshield guy insert urethane under rubber molding up A-pillers and across roof. Thankyou for your replies,Five of six were most helpful.
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2005 Toyota Corolla XRS 1.8L EFI Fuse Blows VIN: 2T1BY30E55
Thank you for all the responses. I was unable to Confirm any of the suggestions that were given, but I did finally get the failure to happen regularly. I got the EFI fuse to blow when hot on hard right hand turns. Don't ask why they had to be right hand turns,...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAA23B1Y
I haven't fixed this car yet, but I think I may have found the problem. We put a used ECM in it just to make sure this wasn't the problem and it came back in a week with the same fault. I then went ahead and pulled the new combi valve off for the 3rd time (whi... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection incorrect flow).
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1CZ91H74
Thank You Tony & Chris. Bank 1 sensor 1 Heated circuit...Part on order. Trouble codes: P00, 030.
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