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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JH4DC43431
This vehicle has a interm. hesitation and or stall.Usually in the morning during the the first couple of minutes of driving.Customer states upon acceration from a stop the car will hesitate or stall,the stall can be avoided if the throttle is feathered correct... Trouble codes: P0132
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B7W
We have had an ongoing battle with a 1998 audi A6 sedan(newer style). for the last several months. everytime we fix it, it breaks again. Over the past several months the car has had; New front 02S both banks, new throttle body, new ECT sensor, fuel pressure re... Trouble codes: 17547 (fuel trim bank 2 system to rich), 17545 (fuel trim bank 1 system to rich), 16795 (secondary air injection incorrect flow detected)
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1970 BMW 2800cs 2.5L Poor Idle Quality
afternoon guys,got this sweet bimmer in from the body shop.was a theft recovery.they sent it out for carb o-haul because of flooding condition.brought to me for tune-up.replaced cap,rotor,plugs,wires,and filters.still pretty sluggish.adjusted valves,now it scr...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4329W
I have a 328i that has a code P1519 stored. Oil level is full and have to drive a short distance to get code to reset. Mitchell does not seem to have any information on diagnostics for the code. Engine seems to run fine. HC emissions are failing smog but seems... Trouble codes: P1519 (Variable Cam timing VANOS)
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1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Battery Draw VIN: 1G4HR53LXN
Vehicle has severe draw on batery, 12.5 volts, narrowed it down to Fuse #11 which controls the following. Oil Life Module, Information Center (does not have? ultra model only?) HVAC Programmer, Oil Level Module, Multi Function Chime, HVAC Control Assm, Twiligh...
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K1X
I have a 3.8 with multiple cylinder missfires #3 #6 cylinder miss at same time I have tried replacing the coil and module with known good wires and plugs are new and look ok what I want to know is there something related to these two cylinders (cam sync or cra... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 2G4WB52K7X
hI guys I have a 4t65e trans. blues. Has a 1-2 shudder med to heavy throttle. light throttle don't seem to notice. the trans has been recently rebuilt by our shop and someone had been in there before. the unit was tore up pretty good and we did have to replace...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L starter VIN: 1G6CD53BXN
Hello. I have a cadillac with a no start.all fuses good.voltage present at the starter main wire.No voltage however to turn the solenoid on at crank. i have so far traced the wires from ignition switch all the way to the neutral or gear select switch. the star...
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1996 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Theft Lock VIN: 1G6ET1295T
I have a 1996 caddy that will crank but not start,the IPC sets a B2750 Pass Key data communication failure,and the PCM sets a P1631 Password not correct.Have tested the resistor in the key at 1.5k and tested the two little wires at the base of the colum to see...
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1989 Chevrolet G10 Chevy Van 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDG15H9K
Alright I have run out of ideas on this van. I bought this van to use as a service vehicle. It has been sitting for two to three years. I put a batterry in in and it started after a few cranks, but ran very poorly, as expected. It only had a few gallons of fue... Trouble codes: 45 (o2 sensor rich)
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, VIN: 1G1NL345RW
Vehicle ran fine for about a week. then started running poorly. MIL light came on with a code for MAF sensor. upon testing, we replaced the sensor. The van has never started since. It seems to want too. I pulled the plugs out and they are washed with fuel. ple...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Lacks Power VIN: 1Y1SK52861
Morning everyone. What we have here is a 2001 Chevy Prizm is giving us some troubles. It started out having a very high idle and had a bad misfire. Changed all 4 plugs and performed BG Fuel Induction Service. Car idles perfect and has no miss. But the problem ...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19X12
#4 cylinder counts up on mis-fire counter, mis-fire diminishes at part throttle and under load. air checked cylinder for leakage. has some leakage. Trouble codes: P0300 (random mis-fire)
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC12452
This job was not my idea but it has to be repaired.Engine was swapped out due to previous engine seizing.Used motor did not come with PCM so supposed to reuse the existing PCM.All seems to be well mechanically after replacement, car will start and idle fairly ... Trouble codes: P0122 (Tps low voltage)
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L a/c compressor VIN: 1GNFK16Z02
with automatic temp control set to lowest temperature intermittantly the a/c compressor drops out and the light on the a/c button blinks. have replaced the main control assembly, does this need reprogrammimg? the vehicle does have rear air.
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LACKS POWER VIN: 1GNEL19X23
hi all, looking for some answers, 2003 cheverlet astro awd. codes p0101 and p0300, seem to be related, had some abs codes too ,no results, cleared abs and engine codes, still clear after several drives. concern is lack of power. goes fine on the flat. up to 65... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf performance), P0300 (rendom missfire), C0221 (rf speed sensor open), C0223 (rf erratic sig), C0227 (lf erratic sig)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCHK24133
This truck will stumble and sometimes die undear load conditions and sometimes at cruising speeds.Not consistantly. some days it will do it constantly other timws it will only do it once per trip. I watched the actuall fuel rail pressure vs. the desired fuel r...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L reverse VIN: 1GCHK29U43
when trans temp getts above 250 degrees and put in reverse the vehical will shut off. there are no codes. i'm not much of a tranmission person but i need to fix this one.
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2003 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.0L no fuel
hey guys a little help please.this chevy was towed in on the hook. no start condition .it it is a dual tank system .fuel gauge reading full.no fuel pressure on gauge.good power and ground at pump . removed primary sending unit. only to find an empty tank!rear ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Hesitation, Engine Noise
This Duramax Came in with a "smoking" and "knocking" complaint. Scan tested and found P1093 "Fuel Rail Sensor" code. Engine also has a very noticeable knocking noise in the engine, not a fuel knock but a mechanical knock at idle and while driving, if i remove ... Trouble codes: P1093 (Fuel Rail Pressure)
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1996 Dodge B1500 5.2L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2B7HB21Y3K
Hey guys, got this van towed in. Will start briefly then die. Unplug injectors and spray carb clean, fires but sounds almost like crossfiring a bit. Spark plug wires in proper spots. Cap/Rotor new. Scanner will activate injectors, can hear them click, tried th...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L rear shoes VIN: 1B4HS28Y8X
Group, This Durango seems to be having premature wear on the rear brakes. We have replaced rear shoes, hardare, and drums twice after they were torn up, part numbers verified and different brands compaired, but the brakes on these have been the same forever. ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L oil pressure gauge VIN: 3B6MC3666Y
The oil pressure gauge is not showing any pressure...It shows 75 lbs of pressure with a hand held gauge...This is a 3 wire sending unit...How do I check the circuit to determine the problem...The sending unit is close to 300 bucks...Any help will be appreciate...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L steering box VIN: 3B7KF26791
vehicle steers ok going down road when you stop, turn steering to the left, the last full turn gets real tight almost cannot turn it. when you jack up either side of the truck it steers fine, when vehicle is not running and both sides jacked up it steers from ...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Stall VIN: 1B4H528N11
Hi guys this dodge is acting strange enough to be a ground problem. Have checked grounds at pcm with key on and all is fine. It will run for 30 sec. after startup and die like you shut off the key. At 75 mph it will shut down for about 10 seconds and then take...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 1BCM33661J
Hello! This truck is really testing our patience (as well as our abilities...) It came in with no cruise control operation. We scanned computer, had readings on all switch operations. We checked brake switch operation, found power in all the right places. We c...
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L fuel system VIN: 1B7GL12X92
Have changed fuel pump, have checked fuel pressure and flow, engine still wants to run very lean. Starts out at 4.0 voltz, and quickly goes to .75 on precats 02 sensors. I'm lost for answers, has anyone had this problem? Cannot get rid of the lean condition.
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L headlights VIN: 2B4GP44R72
i got this 02 grand caravan from another shop that turns the left headlight on but no right headlight while in daytime running mode. when the headlights are manually turned on the right side comes on and the left side goes out. the previous shop replaced the h...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Accessories VIN: 2D4GP44383
This car blows the 10amp ignition switch fuse. When it does the car dies and most everything shuts off. It has happened to the customer 5 times in just a few feet of driving then will be fine for days. Of course I have not been able to duplicate the problem. T...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D6WH48A27
I am helping a friend work on his new 07 6.7l diesel. He keeps having cat problems. He has an apointment with the dealer next week but I would like to just do some quick checks to give him a heads up before he takes it in. I would like to know what the compute...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L 2nd gear VIN: 1FTJW36F8V
Went through this trans almost a year ago trans fluid still pink. Lost 2nd gear all together. Pulled trans expecting to find broken or inside out sprag but just found burnt intermediate clutches . I found no torn seals. This started out by causing flashing ove...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, Intermittant nostart VIN: 1FTNF20F3X
Truck starts and drives, intermittently will no start HOT ONLY , intermittently will run rough. aborts KOER test due to high ICP reading It is going to a "fail-safe" ICP reading even with key just on engine not running. So actuall is not available by PID When... Trouble codes: P1210 (injector control pressure high), P1284 (ICP failure abort KOER)
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1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Surge VIN: 1GTHC39F8S
hey guys this truck came in with a bad surge at idle lightly touch accelerator pedal and rpm goes crazy same when driving from a stop lightly on acc pedal it will take off like you floored it and keep pedal at 1/4 throttle and it will keep acc like your at 1/2... Trouble codes: 35 (inj pulse width error short response)
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1996 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L willnot disengauge 4wd VIN: 1GEKEK13R2
removed for overhaul of tranny replaced transfercase plugged enguagement motor with key off it started lock in and out of 4wd turned key on stops running 4lo light in dash lit up mash 2wd button it flashes 2wd lite goes off and 4lo lite flashes.was in 2wd when...
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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L air in front calipers VIN: 1GDJC34171
Vehicle is continualy building up air in front brakes.Every week brakes have to be bled no sign of visable leaks.
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GTEK14X3Z
this truck came in with the trouble code p0300, cylinder 2,4,6,8 all showed misfires when cold, after the truck runs alittle the miss clears up. bank 2 sensor 1 o2 senser read 1107 when first started then starts reading normal. after senor read truck runs grea... Trouble codes: P0300
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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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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7651P
What I have is a little '93 Accord kick my butt. Thanks to all who read and help for starters. The vehicle originally came in for a surging idle with hesitation from a stop and stalling at a stop. The idle surge was repaired with a Fast Idle Thermo Valve(like ...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L rotors VIN: 1HGCG16522
Greetings fellow techs. I have a Honda Accord here thats giving me fits. The complaint was a brake pedal pulsation. What I found was there was a vibration when applying the brakes. The vibration is not a rapid vibration, but kind of a rotational deal, seems to...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Blower motor VIN: 2HKYF18536
Greetings Honda techs. I've got this 06 Pilot that has had mice removed from the blower motor fan twice in the past 2 months and I can't figure out where they are getting in or how to keep them out. What I have figured out is that they don't have to get past t...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35GO1
This car will be hard to start first thing in the morning on the first crank. After that it will run fine all day but will set a code P1128. To set the code the fuel trim has to go 10-15 percnt lean for 30 seconds durning 2 drive cycles. I have scoped the seco... Trouble codes: P1128 (long term fuel trim too lean)
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L R low beam HED VIN: JNKCV51E33
car presents with inoperative HED RH low beam. We swapped the LH and RH low beams and the RH remains inoperative. All data has very limited diagnostic information. The swap of bulbs is the only "Test" we can give credibility to. ): Any and all help is apprecia...
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS1446W
Hello all. This Hombre loads up and idles rough after startup for 1 minute, can smell raw fuel. I suspect an injector is leaking during a short soak. Fuel psi is 42, unhook reg hose and is 48, spec is 31-44 psi. let is set 10 minutes, engine off, fuel psi drop... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire)
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L R/R Window VIN: SAJD01N61F
Right Rear power window motor inop, no power to motor, benched motor moto pops my power probe fuse going in the up postition, alldata wiring diagram sucks, any ideas. The switch harness the yellow wire has +b and the \'slate\' and gray\' wires become +b with u...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58Y4W
Plugged in noid light on injectors and crank over it starts and dies after three seconds. ?
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Rear axle area noise VIN: 1J4GW58N71
Hello fellow techs i have this jeep grand cherokee limited with quadra drive system about 800 miles ago before i saw the truck the customer had taken it to another shop just after they bought it for a complaint of noise on turns the other shop inspected it and...
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1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8UZ30040
We have struggled with this for a while, any help would be appreciated. Pete Trouble codes: 31 (mas air flow problem)
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1997 Lexus LS400 4.0L hot water valve VIN: JT8BH28F1V
heater not getting hot inside of cabin. I have to manually open the water valve under the hood to get heat. I suspect the water valve servo motor. I do not feel comfortable going ahead with the repair without getting some help from IATN. Is there common proble...
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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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2002 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L Electronic VIN: WDBNG78J02
Hello to all Mercedes Techs, I understand that the Aut/Trans on this cars are problems, and i want ask your opinion. Retrieved code p2066 (fault code in ETC po715) Code p2066 is code for fuel level sensor B, p0715 is code for turbine speed sensor.Is it in the ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Cuts out VIN: WDBNG70J23
good morning to all tech's.this question is for all mercedes techs out there.we have an 03 s430 with a problem at cruising speed only.the problem is the vehicle cuts out but when its pulled over it restarts immediately.the dealer replaced the ckp to no avail.i...
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1993 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L Blower Motor VIN: 2MEPM36X8P
This Topaz came in with the blower motor only working on low. So I printed off a digram from Aldata and got to digging. I traced the problem back to the blower speed switch, pulled it out and there was the problem! The ground wire on the blower switch had burn...
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3MEFM6530X
Hope some Ford tech has seen something like this one. It seems to run perfect, in fact really well for a 2.0l. The problem is it will not fire up, at times. Every time it has done it for us 3 plugs look gas fouled, all except #1, and it does act like it is try...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWHT61L7Y
We are ready to replace the cat when we raised the car up and got a surprise. There is no O2 sensor after the main converter, only after the pre-cats that are part of the exhaust manifold!! So, now, do we replace the pre-cat for bank one or the main converter ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Loss of catalyst efficiency Bank one)
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01P4K
Hello all and thanx in advance. I purchased this vehicle as a no start. Figured it would be a quick fix and have a car to beat around in. Started my diag with a visual. Found that the plug wires were on wrong. Removed and rerouted wires but still no start. Dec...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16SXT
I have quite the problem. The problem originated as a stall at a stop. But would do it ittermentantly. This problem has gone on for about 6 mos. Customer installed a new O2 Bank 1 Sensor 1 thinking it may help. Since then it has been running rough and dying, b... Trouble codes: P0304
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D0T
Intermittently ( few times a day ) when driving vehicle will loose power (bog down) and want to stall as if starving for fuel for just and few seconds. Check and no codes present or stored. Vehicle has good fuel pressure and idles smooth. When first speaking w...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U94
vehicle cranks and starts for a few seconds, then dies out. had no fuel to the fuel rail. replaced fuel pump and now has fuel, but still has same problem. lost fuel injector pulse. replaced bank 2 cam sensor,and now have injector pulse on only one cylinder on ...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L poor accelleration VIN: 1G3AJ55M3T
Customer complained that car would not go when he pushed gas pedal. Code P0300 stored in computer. Compression and vacuum OK. I removed the O2 sensor, car ran MUCH better. Reinstalled O2 sensor and replaced clogged cat converter. Car accellerates better, but n... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire)
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G3NF12E0X
This car has a whole host of symptoms that occur intermittently. At times it won't start, or dies when running. Sometimes it idles normally, other times it idles above 2500 rpm. It had a whole list of codes when we first got it in, and the ones I listed return... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP or APP Sensor 1 Circuit Short/Low), P0123 (TP or APP Sensor 1 Circuit Open/High), P1121 (TP Circuit Intermittent High Voltage), P1122 (TP Circuit Intermittent Low Voltage), P1626 (Anti-theft System Fuel Enable Circuit)
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L air bag VIN: 19UUA56601
I recieved 13 replies, lots of good information. It seems a jumper wire will work, but it is the sequence, unhooking the jumper at the correct time and then rehooking it that is the trick. one person sugeted using a toggle switch, this seems like a good idea. ...
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1989 BMW 635CSi 3.5L battery VIN: WBAEC8418K
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED, I FOUND THE INJECTION RELAY WAS NOT MOUNTED CORRECTLY ON THE RELAY MOUNTING BRACKET CAUSING THE RELAY TO HANG UPSIDE DOWN WHICH IN TURN WAS TAKING ON WATER BUT VERY INTERMITTENTLY. AFTER A RAIN OR A DAMP DAY, THE VEHICLE WOULD BE ...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L auto box VIN: WBAHE22070
I first of all took off the plug on the side of the gearbox to no avail. I then tok off the cover on the ECU'S. After close inspection I found a yellow and brown wire hich i took to be an earth so i tested it then earthed it out. Economy drive now works but no...
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L steering box VIN: WBAGH83424
I RECEIVED VERY GOOD RESPONSES FROM AL [...], THE PROBLEM WITH THE VEHICLE WAS THE RADIUS ARM BUSHINGS. EVEN THOUGH THEY HAD ALREADY BEEN REPLACED, I REPLACED THEM AGAIN WITH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT BUSHINGS (AFTER PULLING MY HAIR OUT) AND THAT SOLVED THE ISSUE THANKS A...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM333XY
Hey Gang, Thanx for all the input. After checking "everything" the hard way without the BMW factory scan tool and not finding anything to grasp I finally resorted to the the old "wiggle" procedure. We'd already metered and tested the three circuits to the L... Trouble codes: P1477 (LDP Reed switch open).
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2005 Buick Allure CX 3.8L "gurgling"hello VIN: 2G4WF53295
on this vehicle we took every bodies advice that replied. we flushed the heater core then we switched the intake and out put hose at the core . then we vaccumed the cooling system and refilled .next we allowed the system to bleed with the front of the vehicl...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1G6KS52Y0V
Well I want to thank all that responded to my request. Everyone was right on the money. Most offered a way to test the sensor in the tank and we did apply that theory. Yep! we had a old gauge tester with built in resistors that we can adjust, and we used that....
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1G6KD54Y61
I returned car back to customer a week ago and have not heard from her. I dont think it is fixed although. I wish I could have listed better news. I am not prepared to ride in the trunk again. Thanks again for all the suggestions.
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1986 Chevrolet K30 Custom 6.2L tachometer VIN: 1986CUCV62
thanks everyone for all your info I was as always what i was looking for I'm just going to go out and buy a new tach so i dont have any problems and hook up to the injector line
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.0L Pressure control solenoid VIN: 2GTEK19M6T
Thanks for the replies. Actually all were on track,as a short to the chassis or in this case a brake pipe,was the problem. Running new wires to the trans, as John suggested, in this case would have fixed the problem. The problem was that until I knew where th...
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L front brakes VIN: 1GCHK33F5V
Thanks to all that responded. The rear wheel speed sensor was the culprit had to use the oscope to find it the red brick not fast enough. Thanks again
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L low beam headlights VIN: 1GNDS13S54
As it turns out, the bcm does supply ground to relay to activate it, after swapping relays - headlights worked. wiring diagram was missleading from mitchell - showed bcm contoling power side of relay - this was wrong. thanks to all for the help.
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.6L speedometer VIN: 1GCHK23D57
Hi Guys, Thanks for the help. We are still trying to find out if we can get the info we need thru AC Delco TSS. For now we will send this one to the dealer to get reprogrammed. Thanks Again Carrold
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Lights VIN: 3C4FY48B42
Ok,I can't say that the car is fixed. As I said in the post I had replaced multifunction switch with second new one. The lights went out once, dealer said multifunction switch that is my thought also. Proublem is gone for now. I am thinking maybe a bad lot or ...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L abs VIN: 2A4GM48416
Thanks for all the help the sytem runs on a 12 volt reference that will shut down if it detects a problem. What wound up been a big problem was the connector at the module the latching clip broke on me causing obvious connectivity problem. Regardless the fix w...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R9T
First of all I would like to thank Tim, Gilbert, Terry, Chris, Maycor, Martin, Bobby, Tony, Stephen, Tad,and Ted for taking time to reply to my request.Everybody gave useful information to help me with an unusual situation. The van was brought to me after ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP443XW
THANKS TOM FROM NEW YORK , IT WAS THAT LOOSE GROUND FROM THE DIPSTICK. THANKS AGAIN! Trouble codes: 403 (egr ckt malfunction).
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Gages, odometer, speedometer, AC VIN: 1B4HR28Y9X
Connection bad at fuse 17. The pulsing hot fed really threw me.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18DX3
replace both front and rear o2 sensors (dealers) and no more so far hoping it stays off thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0420.
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D4GP25RX3
Thanks to all who replied. the harness that runs over the front engine mount was streched and rubbed . Opened harness notic witness marks on some wirinr re conduit and repostioned harness. Van has been fine since.Two replies mentioo that harnes,thanks again
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L 1-2 Shift, 2-3 Shift VIN: 1FDKF37M4P
Thanks to all to responded. Things got busy in the shop and vehicle got put on the back burner. A couple of days later we worked on another F-250 diesel truck with the same engine and transmission. I scoped pin 6, VSS signal at PCM and got the same readings...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A1R
Tested the CKP sensor today and found that the Pattern did not look good at all.put a new CKP sensor in and test drove good. Trouble codes: 223 (Loss of Dual plug input control).
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMDU34X8S
Thanks to the 7 guys that offered help. It turned out to be that the OD servo had a blown out sealing surface resulting in a cooked band and OD drum. A used drum is basically nowhere to be found around here and new ones aren't that easy to come by either. Fina...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDLE405XV
Some replies said to check secondary ignition. This has been done several times. One suggestion I recieved is what I plan to do if the customer elects to persue this problem. That is to bypass the existing crank sensor wiring and fabricate a shielded wire to t... Trouble codes: P0320 (rpm input fault).
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L reverse only works VIN: 1FDWE35F8Y
I checked pressure and found 80psi in reverse 50 in neutral and drive and 100 in 2nd and low gear. dropped pan fluid did not look bad and no junk in pan checked valve body valves with a pick to see if they where free. and decided to take it out and have it reb...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L parking lights VIN: 1FMZU73E1Y
Thanks for the replies and suggustions it was a faulty headlight switch stay safe all and thanks again for your time and help
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2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cold Start VIN: 1FDXF46F6X
Thanks for all the good infomation. Bottom line is money, parts to fix this vehicle is not cheap, and with 283,000 miles, we have decided to replace the engine when it fails. In the mean time we are just going to keep it plugged in. Thanks again Phil
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31L12
Sorry it took so long to respond. The customer had to have his truck back for a while. Of the five people who responded, four of them said to replace the spark plugs or boots regardless of what they look like. We had already replaced the coils, plugs and boots...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Suspension VIN: 1FTNW21F13
Thanks for the suggestions. I disconnected the sway bar links and noise went away. So simple, why did I not think of that. Anyway the customer declined the repairs now that he knows it is not a safety issue. Thanks for the 12 great replys.
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Alternator VIN: 1FTSW31F73
Many thanks to all who replied. We tried all things that were suggested before we put in a request, except the gang plug on valve cover. We did unplug, clean, and pack with dielectric grease. This, however, did not change our problem, either. What we ended...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
REPLACE ENGINE REASON:low oil pressure because thrust bearing for crank was out of specs[.0015]ours was [.0021]low oil pressure caused the VVTsolonoids to not work correctly. end play in crankshaft caused the cam sensors [there are 2 of them,bank1,bank2]bank1 ... 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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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF20F9V
Well, after much pulling of what hair I have left and nashing of teeth I decided to try the restrictor plate as recomended by a couple of the replies. Volia, problem solved. We drove the car for two days w/no problem, now customer has car for 2 weeks w/no sur... Trouble codes: P1404 (EGR malfunction).
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L fan clutch VIN: WDBJF72F8V
after trying clockwise like most german cars. it turned out to be counter clockwise. thanks for the help.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L oil level warning light VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hello techs The problem is fixed. As all responses mentioned, the oil level/temperature/quality sensor is a common problem and first part to suspect. This is the only sensor engine oil related, and it sends PWM signal to PCM. I fooled myself assuming that the...
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L timming VIN: 1MELM53S6V
Yep to all of you that can see where I didnt it was a clogged cat on the front bank..sealed tight...we eplaced the cat and the front o2 sensor and away went the car...but I do appreciate all the responses, and yes the car would not have been worth the cost of ...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Engine VIN: JN8DR09Y62
Thanks For The Help. I Did The Job By Removing The Manifolds With Converters Attached. To Bad The Frames Weren't Alittle Wider Cause I Had To Remove Exhaust Studs Also. All & All, Not A Bad Job Except For The Time Involved & Those 2 Top Bellhousing Bolts. ...
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1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L limp in mode VIN: 1P3EJ46CXX
o.k. the tcm was storing codes for crank sensor p0725. with lab scope sensor input for tcm and bcm were the same...after checking powers grounds wires replaced tcm, solinoid pack trans sensors. It was the tdc sensor for the engine causing tcm to go into limp m...
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1986 Pontiac Fiero GT 2.8L discharge line VIN: 1G2PG9793G
Thanx to all who replied. Unfortunately, the customer has put his car into storage for the winter, so I won't see it again until spring. But so many of you have good experience with specially made compression fittings with integral o-ring seals that I will be ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L rear brakes VIN: 1G2NE12T7W
i received several helpful tips so i did all i resurfaced the drums(drums were new) removed shoes and cleaned rust from contact points and added a little silicone based lube to contact points could not see any suspension problems the car has been gone fo...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L blower motor VIN: WPOAA0945H
All is well,replaced the blower resistor and it is perfect.The resistor is white in color,approx 5 inches long and about an inch wide.It is directly on top of the heater box under the hood,lift the plastic at firewall and it is directly under it on the left ha...
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