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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBAGJ8324V
I have a BMW that will is hard to start. The vehicle cranks over fine and will sometimes start but the anksvehicle will barely idle and will not respond to changes in throttle angle. When the vehicle starts it acts like it is struggling to stay running. There...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8324W
well guys this bmw came in with engine noise left bank "rattle" cheaked it out found chain guides all broken up from lack of oil apparantly it was a leese car and the oil wasnt ever changed it was full of sludge could bearly see the cam lobes after valve cover... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L driver seat trim VIN: WBADP6346Y
this car has been difficult to repair the driver seat lower trim breaks off & the position switch plug breaks loose. When this happens the seat position switches,steering wheel position control & cruise control all stop working. We have replaced the seat trim...
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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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1989 Buick Reatta 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G4EC11C5K
Friends Fathers car, Just my Luck. Anyways, This Reatta loses injector pulse to cylinder #3 after running for about 2 or less minutes. I have tried 2 remanufactured computers. Both with the same results. All the wiring looks good. However I don't understand th...
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1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L injectors VIN: 2G4WF5219W
This is a strange one, we have in our shop a 98 Regal with the 3.8 - it had the supercharger melt down and caused a fire under the hood (not too bad) anyway, the customer had another 98 Olds Intrigue with a 3.8 that had rear-end damage but ran good. he had ano...
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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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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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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1FP2181K
car will start and stall. will restart after a few min.happens usually when car is cool.seems ok when car is warmed up.when it stalls,sounds like its sucking excessive air,this may be normal.
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Differential VIN: 2G1WF52KXY
test drive and found bump/bounce appears to be in transaxle.in drive and under light acceleration can be felt. in neutral can not feel. checked tire pressures and runout ok. axle runout ok. believe problem to be in drive gears in transmission. has anyone else ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19WXY
02 sensor stick on lean an bank i runs rich Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1944Y
s10 from hell changed ckp no wave form ? did crank relearn all ok until 2 key starts later losses sync do relearn again all ok until 2 more key cycles then code and bucks hard during start i sill have good waave forn just persistant code and buckinking during... Trouble codes: 335 (ckpcircuit)
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W8Y
We did a routine intake job on this blazer for a coolant leak. After getting put together be were one tooth off on the distributor so we pulled up #1 cylinder on tdc and re dropped the distributor and the engine fired up but not before hesitating to start but ... Trouble codes: P134
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L security light VIN: 2G1WF52E42
We need some help with this car. The car came in for a no crank no start situation. I was contacted prior to this happening of the lock cylinder binding and not operating as it should. When it came in on the hook, we confirmed that the lock cylinder did bind a...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, die intermittently VIN: 1GCEC14X95
This truck came into the shop with an intermittent dieing problem. When it did die, I found that I lost spark due to loss of power to the coil. Another shop had replaced the connector tothe coil which ended up being the problem I put on another connector and t...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L driveshaft or diff VIN: 1GCHK23D26
This truck is a 4 door short box. The worst part is I cannot duplicate the problem on the hoist. This problem starts with a slight vibration at about 62mph,felt in the floor boards sounds like behind rear seat. light accel to 65 and stay steady vibration gets ...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3C3EL55H7X
Hello All we have a strange one as ussual, this car came in on a hook 2 weeks ago for highway breakdown, security was activated and no fuelpump, sent to dealer and they said bad key, after another key was used it started and ran fine for about 10 days , now it...
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1998 Dodge B3500 5.9L speedo VIN: 2B6LB31ZXW
Hello techs, we have this van that the speedo is irratic - reads much higher at times than actual speed. Scan test shows speed is also irratic when speedo acts up. Cluster self tests reveals no fault codes - passes self test. We replaced VSS in diff. housing -...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3AS46C11
scaned & documented code p1687 missing bus message to cluster cleared the code.check engine light came back right away.tried to scan again will not scan.recieving an error message like there is no communication to pcm. Trouble codes: P1687 (no bus message in digital portion of cluster)
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D83
Hey guys once again my smog guy is not with us and im am stuck with trying to figure this one out vehicle came in for starting to run rough and then dies out. We have Mitchell here and the steps for this flow chart start with tps sensor but it has a smooth tra... Trouble codes: P0172
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1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP53S9W
Good morning Ford Tech's, I have got this 98 Taurus that keeps setting a p0443. I have replaced the Purge valve ck'ed the wiring to the computer (ok). It has 12 volts at the connector and when I ground the wire 56 gy/y at the ECM I have ground at connector, Bu... Trouble codes: P0443
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no start VIN: 1FTWF32F6X
sometimes we have a no start,when we do the oil in the reservoir has no oil in it.If we fill with oil it starts and runs.The reservoir intermentially will loose oil the oil level on the crankcasae is full,the oil was just changed.The custermor says he has noti... Trouble codes: P0605
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality
okay power stroke guys i need a little help truck has slight rough idle and rpm varies up and down about 50 rpm have checked all the normal areas for problems also seems to have slight shudder when leaving from stop other than that truck runs great and gets ve...
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P82
thanks in advance for any replies. i have this vehicle it came in for the stated code but foolowing mitchell procedures for this code i could not regenerate it with the ford selftest, so we put a cam sensor in it. a week later back with the same code. go throu... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF56FX2
OK Guy's I ready for some other idea's Got this F550 super duty in with engine misfire on cylinder #1 and 3 Been through all the basic procedures, Replaced the under valve cover harness and the valve cover gasket for the amount of milage. Checked the injectors... Trouble codes: 1271 (open high /low cyl 1), 1273 (same cyl 3)
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L cylinder head VIN: 1FMFU18L03
Would like to know if the cylinder heads can be removed without removing the engine on this beast. Anyone done one of these? Flat rate is 21 hours with removing the engine to replace head gaskets. Thanks for any and all help!
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXE45P84
hey guys got another fine ford 6.0 diesel running problem came from another sevice station had acyl contribution code for #1 compression was good so we replaced the #1 injector anyone who has done this on avan knows what a nightmare it is started truck ran goo...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out
I have a question for you Ford Tech's.Ive got an '05 F-150 that has a complaint of losing power after having been on the road for about an hour of highway driving. The customer states that if he pulls off the road and shuts the vehicle off and restarts it will... Trouble codes: 171 (Lean 02 Bank 1), 174 (Lean 02 Bank 2), 191 (Fuel Rail Pressure out of range)
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDAF57C75
Hi i have a 2005 ford f 550 superduty 6.0l diesel i have a lot of experience on them but have never seen this before the unti will cut out and surge all the time whil monitring pids the ficm main power will spike from 17 to 227 volts and the logic power from 4...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L 4wd VIN: 1GKEK13R7X
hello friends. we have this 99 yukon with inop. 4WD. the switches on the dash seem to work,as they all light and blink once with ignition cycle. we found a bad connector at the transfer case encoder motor, and replaced it. fuses are good and circuit is getting...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Suspension VIN: 3GKFK16T61
Hi, I don't work on many of these so I need a bit of help. This vehicle has the self leveling rear suspension and it is raised up. It will not come down to its normal ride height. Consequently it rides very hard and is quite bouncy. What can I do to diagnose ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19T23
Hey guys I have a real problem and need some new direction. customer went camping with this truck and during the night a rodent chewed an injector wire, next morning he went to start the truck and it had a misfire, he mickey moused a repair on the wire and whe... Trouble codes: P0607 (trans range sensor out of range)
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGCE6667S
need some help here car doesnt seem to want to go into closed loop, o2 seams to be working fine, has new t-stat ect sensor reading good operating temp good, but it never goes into closed loop. has very poor mpg
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1996 Infiniti J30 3.0L starting VIN: JNKAY2106T
I could really use some help with this one. This car was towed into my shop with the security light flashing while cranking. To disengage the security system i tried to use the key in the door lock but there was a broken key in the lock. I removed the lock and...
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1989 Isuzu Pickup LS 2.6L Surge VIN: JAACL16E5K
Hey everyone, I've been around and around with this older 2.6 and it's about to get my goat! The customer complaint is that it surges at stop lights after hiway speeds.The idle speed oscillates up and down from 1100 to 1700 and just keeps it up. I've been to t...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L battery VIN: SAJDA01C8Y
I traced the circuit to fuse #7 and this is what is connected; PCM, Active Security Sounder, Security Indicator, Driver Seat Switch Pack, Driver Seat Control Module, Driver Door Control Module and Driver Door Switch Pack. Circuit #18 has the following units th...
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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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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee TSi 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: IJ4GZ58S1W
Unit idles erratic when cold, but not consistently. When the idle is erratic it will almost die and than race about 1500 rpm. Driven after a short warm up (two minutes at idle)it will hesitate and almost die, will not take throttle, pops under hood for about 1...
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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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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Emmisions monitors VIN: JM1TA2213T
We replaced an O2 sensor, knock sensor, and clean EGR ports for a check engine light concern. We are now trying to get it to pass an emmisions inspection but it won't pass three of the monitors. We have not been able to get it to pass the EGR, O2, and EVAP mon...
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2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28J03
van has a miss fire under load at part throttle when hot not cold and not at full throttle. checked ohms reading on all 6 coils primary 0.8 ohms cold 1.0 hot secondary is 5.6 k ohm cold 5.9 hot. code 305b cyl #5 mise fire was present moved cyl #5coil to #7 cyl... Trouble codes: 305B (cyl5 miss fire)
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA67EOP
Got this 93 500sl. Trying to get the car to pass emissions. Just barely failed HC Standard is .80gpm readings were .98gpm. But here is the weird thing. When looking at the MAF the KG per hour its all over the place. It will be at 20 then shoot up to 50 then go...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Wont crank VIN: WDBHA28E6R
Key wont turn so we decided to replace tumbler and cylinder together. Harness part came off pieces and not sure how they go back. Any good wiring diagram or if someone out their shine some light greatly appreciated.. Peter
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F8V
this vehicle has no drivability problems other than the check engine light being on. runs fine with just a little hesitation off the line. looked at the ckp sensor signal at the computer and it looks good. was wondering if any one has seen this cars computer m... Trouble codes: P0341 (bank 1 camshaft position sensor)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBJF65J82
Hey fellow Benz techs, I need some help with an E class. Car came in running poorly on acceleration. Check Engine light not on and no history codes present. Felt exactly like an air mass meter that was out of range, choking and hesitating on acceleration. I've...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Heather VIN: WDBUH65J44
I have no heat out of vents. Coolant hoses are hot in and out of core ,aux water pump is working, vents work. A c works
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2001 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2ZN215T5
Intermittently blows 10 amp injector fuse.Ohm and amp tested all injectors. Peeled apart harness and checked all wiring. My wiring diagram shows the fuse to power injectors and pin # 80 at pcm. I dont find any solinoids that use this fuse. Im sure the pcm may ...
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
here is my problem, I can start it fine. Ok but not so great idle. when i hit the gas pedal it stalls out on me. fuel pressure is ok and car has spark. MIL light comes on once like every 3 minutes. i hooked up a Actron Scan tool and i could not talk to the ECM...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Serpentine Belt VIN: YS3EF488X3
We seem to be having a lot of serpentine belt/pulley failures. What we surmise is happening is that on the cars where the center pulley is eliminated and a shorter belt and rerouting is used, at low speeds sometimes the a/c will cycle and cause the belt to whi...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L low power VIN: 4S3BH68641
Hi Guys, hope for some help on this one, I called identifix and didn't get much, maybe someone has seen this. This is a 2.5 sohc with NO MAF. The complaint is low power, and it does. no codes, and everything checks out. It accels slow (not deadlly slow)just un...
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C6Y
I keep getting this van back in the shop for an 02 [...] Bank 1 upstream. I have checked fuel pressure and injectors for leakage replaced 02 and MAF. Checked for vacuum leaks but I cannot figure out why my fuel trim on bank 1 goes-15% negative and eventualy... Trouble codes: P1130 (o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1)
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L brakes VIN: YV1LZ5646W
hi averyone. we already replaced the wheel speed sensors in question and checked the wireing to the module. we have been seeing alot of bosch abs modules on audis but not on a volvo. has anyone seen this one? codes 312 rf wheel sensor 313 lr wheel sensor 314...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6322V
after discussing the problem with the owner he took the car and said he would keep me informed,after two weeks and hundreds of miles he said it is running fine? if i ever get to fix it i will repost,thanks for your replies,mt 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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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52L7S
First off thanks to all the replies. Your help was greatly appreciated. Finally got ahold of Ken Zanders GM trainer out of Chicago who told me what I had going was impossible, injector drivers of course do go bad but the possibility of 4 pcm's with same proble... Trouble codes: P0321 (IC circut).
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L a.b.s.pump VIN: 3G5DB03E24
I want to say thanks to everyone who tried to help me out.Dan from ohio really had some good info on testing the wheelspeed sensors while loaded, this helped out.First I had put on aftermarket hub bearings(which was a mistake).I kept checking and checking and ...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L Sound System VIN: GYEK62N44G
Hi everybody, thanks for all who replied and helped me, the problem as we beleive is the sound amplifier under the centre console, we have placed order for it waiting to arrive, Thanks again Regards
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L reverse VIN: 1GCHK29U43
I checked the cooler for restickions but it seem to have good flow. There has not been any other work done to the trans. before this. The customer has decided to have it towed to the dealer so now I won't get to know what fixes it. Thanks to those who helped.
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L sway bar VIN: 2E4GP44R54
The response to this request was overwhelming! Thanks to all who responded, all of the suggestions were read and appreciated. Most of you pin-pointed the sway bar frame bushings, and that was the problem. I must say that I was surprised! We have been replac...
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1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Backfire on WOT VIN: 1B7GG23X8N
Well, this thing is certainly trying my patience, but the customer is being very good about the whole thing, so I suspect he has been having problems for some time, and I know we are not the first to have a go at it Just on spec (and because of a couple of sug...
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1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L temp,fuel,speedo VIN: 1B3ES47CBT
thanks to all of the sixteen shops that replied to help me,every one had the same thought's about the cluster being bad and you where right.i sent in my cluster and had it repaired,cost only 110.00 one year warranty,works great,customer happy and i am very ha...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L rear shoes VIN: 1B4HS28Y8X
You guys are the best. The rear brake rubber hose was TOTALLY holding fluid to the rear with each pump of the pedal. I have never seen such a thing and am very surprised to say the least. Where else can one go for such selfless and correct help? Not many plac...
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1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15G8C
want to thank everyonr one for the replys and thanks to John [...] for the wireing diagrams. the problem was a poor connection at the #18 fuse for the eec relay. once I had the diagrams it only took a few minutes to figure where the power started from and to f...
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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAPP64R3P
thanks for all the replies everyone. i recieved the ecc that i ordered when i posted the request, and all seems to be fine. i did check for power and ground at the ecc before replacing. the up arrow light and check engine light flickering were because the e... Trouble codes: 214 (cylinder identification fault).
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5U2YA
did not have chance to solve problem, car lot that owns vehicle decided to decline anymore diagnostic time. last i heard vehicle was heading back to the auction. thank's iatn members for all the great imput.
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FBSS31L91
Sorry for taking so long to post fix but customer choked on cost to repair and had to think about it, well after ordering a new cam for the drivers side head to compare cam gear marks to cam lobe position it was evident that the cam had spun on the gear 180 de...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Air Bag VIN: 1FAFP34N45
Thanks to everyone who replied, as most of you said the air bag module had to be replaced and programed, I sent it to the Ford dealer up the road, the power lock issue was fixed with a new GEM. Thanks again for the help.
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Stall, popping on accel VIN: 1GKDT13W1W
We still have not figured out what is going on with this engine. We had already tried what most respondents suggested to no avail. We just replaced the engine and the truck still continues to over fuel. We are reflashing computer at this time hopefully this... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 5.7L braking VIN: 1GTGC24R9Y
FOUND AFTERMARKET BRAKE PADS CAUSING TRUCK NOT TO STOP THANK YOU FOR ALL THE HELP..
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2004 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEC13V94
Hey All,THANKS for the great input.The vent solenoid did fix the problem.Check my modes 6 data and all evap Test passed.This would have been a tough problem if it wasn't for all your help!!!Thank again Alex J. Trouble codes: P0442.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L battery light VIN: 1HGES16611
Most said it was the alternator although it was charging. Some said wiring degradation, but none found. Fix ended up being alternator replacement.
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Blower motor VIN: 2HKYF18536
Well, here's what we found. We decided to take the plastic cowl cover off in front of the windshield and found a lot of evidence of mouse activity under it. We also found that the intake for the fan is a hole that's kind of like a tiger trap for mice at the fa...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR09Y71
I checked all three cam sensors. 2 have 3 wires, those are the variable cam sensor sensors. the 2 wire sensor is just a standard sensor, are you with me?? they always have signals. nothing wrong with them. The only thing I didn't do was test the sensors at th... Trouble codes: P1140.
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: SAJNX2748S
Sorry that I have not posted a fix for this problem but the customer took the car away and has not made another appointment. Thanks to all that did reply, Zoli
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58Y8S
it was the antitheft, or actually, the fusebox had some corrosion in it, and was not supplying power to the unit.thanks for the help, it sent me looking in the right direction
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2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L Fuel odor VIN: JTJHF10UX3
Well, this is a definite fix! It was the spark plugs; that's right the spark plugs were finger tight and because they are recessed in the cylinder head, I could not hear them seeping although I was looking right at them when the engine started. When I pulled t...
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1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3532X
Sorry about the late post. We took the intake off and cleaned the passages for the EGR. Didn't see anything that was clogged, but cleaned them anyway. Couldn't to get the monitor to set, yet. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0402, P0300.
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Surge VIN: WDBCB25D2H
Patrick [...] called it right on with water damage to idle ECU(located at right side kick panel). Someone had run a auxiliary power wire along side harness going through firewall allowing water to run down harness, when we disconnected the ECU water ran...
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ND4DL01D1
Well, the customer never came back for further diagnosis. Thanks for the help. If I get another Nissan doing the same thing I will have to try the tests you guys gave me. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0600 (Automatic Transmission Communication), P0720.
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L speedo inop VIN: 2P4GP44R6W
thanks for all the replies . the fix was damaged & corroded wiring front of the transmission .
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K4X
sorry it took so long to close, wnted to make sure the car was fixed. we disconneected the bcm to inspect wiring and connections. there were no signs of any issues. so we pluged it back in and continued testing. we kept the car for several days and could not ... Trouble codes: P1626 (anti theft deterent fuel enable signal lost), P1629 (theft deterent signal no0t recieved).
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L SRS Light VIN: WP0CA2980X
Thanks for all the replies. The consensus was that the inadvertant code could only be cleared with the propper scanner. My Lauch X431 is very weak on Porsche software. I had the dealer scan & clear the code. It cost $40.00. I appreciate the WARNINGS. I have re...
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1991 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Starting VIN: JT2SV21W3M
THANKS FOR ALL OF THE IDEAS GENTS, REALLY APPRECIATE EVERYONE TAKING THERE TIME TO HELP. ON THAT NOTE, WISH I COULD GIVE YOU SOMETHING CRAZY AND WEIRD THAT CAUSED THIS COMPLAINT. I WISH IT WAS SOME WIRE RUBBING ON SOME RANDOM METAL COMPONENT THAT WOULD ONLY ...
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2001 Toyota Tundra 3.4L continuous code VIN: 5TBJN32198
replaced small aftermarket front cat with larger OBDII cat and problem went away. Front aftermarket cat too small. Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat inefficiency code).
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no start VIN: WVWMA63B9X
thank you all for your time I try two days and car no problem, starting right up OK 90% of reply say igntion sw and myseft thinks is a good chance I recommanded to customer to try I replace the sw and try three days still ok I hope this fix the problem I will ...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine noise VIN: WVWPD63B84
Sorry about the late close, but we have been trying to get a hold of the customer for the past 2 weeks and haven't had a call back yet. Oh well. I'm sure the cam adjuster is bad. I never took it out to check it, because of how involved it was. Thanks for the h...
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