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2000 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation
Hi all Audi "fundis" (Zulu: experts) Need a bit of help here. Chronic lack of power on acceleration, apparently after aircon evaporator replacement. This been a turbocharged model it feels as if the turbo is not "kicking in" on acceleration, initially the vehi...
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABF332XS
cust complained of temp fluctuating and overheat. Found co on coolant and bad water pump. Removed head and had it resurfaced. Only .003 taken off. No pressure check done. Reassembled head and after initial startup I had a lope in the idle and a sudden clatter,...
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7329V
Have a 97 BMW 318ti with a P0340 code for rationality check between cam and crank sensors. We replaced the Cam sensor because that is what it always is. The car came back 2 days later with the same code. Everything checked fine so we replaced the crank sensor ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position - rationality check)
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW52K8S
This vehicle is not sending the reference pulse through terminal D of the ICM. The ICM is receiving a 3X pulse from the CKP sensor. While all testing points to ICM, we have replaced it twice with no change in symptoms. According to ALDATA, the ICM can "decide"...
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1989 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6EL1152K
This car came in with a complaint of black smoke and excessive fuel consumption. No codes stored in ecm. Checked and replaced o2 sensor, it now stays at .99v after running 2 minutes. The integrator drops to 97 from 128 when it goes into closed loop. Fuel press...
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1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G1AY878XC
Hello, You may need to ask some old timers about this one.My main concern here is the hesitation.At one point it was horrible and would barely make it around the block with backfireing through the throttle bodies and stalling.fuel pressure was low ( about 8-9 ...
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1986 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Stall VIN: 1GCDT14R2G
this truck will stall intermittently when comming to a stop or making a turn. basically when the clutch is depressed or the trans is put into neutral. this stalling occures after 10 to 15 min. of drive time. it doesnt matter if the vehicle is cold or hot. the ...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK24SXS
Truck has been to dealer several times. It has a surge type symptom under light accel from 45 mph. You can duplicate it every time. Accel to 45, back out of it, the lightly accel. It feels like a gas vehicle with a bad plug wire-it jerks like an ignition miss ...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1JF5241V
rough Idle slight hesitation and misses all the time seems to be worse when cold. I have checked for vacuum leaks, checked fuel injectors compression iac motor all test o.k Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L 3rd gear
I'm sorry I don't have the VIN. Got to thinking about this thing here at home. Car came in today with the complaint that it wouldn't go any faster than 40. Keep in mind that this POS is modded. Checked the oil, was 2 qt low. MIL on from having no cats, I check...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L long crank VIN: 3GNFK16T91
We have what appears to be a fuel pump job. Before so, I just wanted to find out more about the subtleties of this diagnosis before pulling the trigger to better understand this problematic system. With guage attached at rail, and key turned on without startin... Trouble codes: U1301
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L long crank VIN: 1G1ND52J01
Car came in last week with an intermittent long crank. Found that we didn't always have 2 second prime on fuel pump. Had power to relay all the times we were checking, but not always energizing. Replaced relay seemed to take care of it for the rest of that day...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12E32
Thanks in advance for your help! Vehicle came in for an intermittent spin / no start. Vehicle would not start in parking lot. Put fuel pressure guage on, and spark checker. Good fuel pressure, no spark. Hooked up vantage to look at waveform from 7x crank senso... Trouble codes: P0336 (ckp sensor ckt), P0716 (input shaft speed sensor performance prob), P0717 (input shaft speed sensor low/no signal), P1189 (engine oil pressure switch problem), P1811 (transmission internal mode switch malfunction)
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2004 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Differential VIN: 1GNEL19X74
Hey guys i have a 04 chevy astro all wheel drive with a massive vibration when in a full turn at a very slow rpm left and right i put in a new differental and u joints and still there.Help please
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G5T67G547
ive replaced distributar same thing when car has been running for 25-30 minutes it stalls ,just stalls with nop warning tested getting fuel pressure.this ia a womens only car so its dropped of then picked up shortly after she just puts it in neatral and after ...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Steering VIN: 2C4GM68415
This vehicle came in with a power steering growl like Fords make so we replaced the pump with a factory part. This thing still makes the noise no change in sound. We also replace the tensioner pulley because it was kind of rough. We can take the belt off and t...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L power steering VIN: 1B7KF2366W
CUSTOMER BROUGHT VECHICLE TO US FOR NO POWER STEERING. WE FOUND POWER STEERING PUMP AND STEERING GEAR LEAKING. WE REFILLED THE PUMP WITH FLUID TO MOVE INTO THE BUILDING AND POWERSTEERING WORKED GREAT. WE MADE OUR REPAIRS. AT FIRST THE POWERSTEERING WOULD NOT W...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Engine Oil VIN: 3B7KF266XW
Dear Dodge Techs, I have this Dodge Ram 2500 with the diesel. When driven down the interstate, customer pulled off due to low engine oil. When he went into the gas station, he checked and it was low. This happened a couple of months ago. Since then, he hasn't...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1B4HR58N02
We have adjused the oil and refrigerant charge plus re-torqued the compressor mount bolts, both new compressors had the same noise the same way (the original compressor was locked up), mostly at higher RPM's. I just don't want to do this job again with the sam...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18N24
2 weeks after repairs vehicle returned, owner said transmission not shifting & CEL. Scanned & found cyl 5 misfire,& random misfire. Tested coils & injectors, resistance good, waveforms good & wiring good to PCM. Road tested vehicle & found in 3rd gear LTFT hit... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire entire left bank 135 7)
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2006 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L parking/brake lights VIN: 1D8GP25B16
OK, this is my first time too ak for help. The issue is that when the running light are activated, the brake light also engage. With no running light's, brake light work normal. Rear circuit board's test good. Brake light switch is operating properly. Headligh...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF POWER VIN: WDXPD94456
Hi Sprinter fans. This motor home came in today, check engine light on, occational loss of power and no dealers in our area willing to look at it. Checked Alldata for codes, jumped over P0299, Checked Chryler web site, doesn't list it. Mitchell, can't find it,... Trouble codes: P0299 (turbo charger underboost)
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L heater VIN: 1FMDU34X6S
HEY Ford techs, have this explorer that heater does not get very warm. had bad thermostat and leaking heater control valve, i replaced, and heater is a lot warmer than it was. i believe the problem is with temp door. this vehicle does have electronic climate c...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L power inverter VIN: 1FTCR14A6S
hello all; i have a 2000 watt inverter dc/ac what i need to know is the amperage that my alternator needs to put out so i do not fry it.assuming the inverter runs at 2000 watts continuously.i have a standard alternator 95 amps i believe. will this be enough t...
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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 Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X1X
Ford guys, We had a 2002 windstar 3.8 in the shop with similar symptoms last week (code po171& 174) and it was the intake gaskets. This 4.0 explorer threw a p0455 large evap leak and a p1309 general misfire code. I am leaning toward the intake gasket set agai... Trouble codes: P0455, P1309
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L belt noise VIN: 1FTNW21FO1
Thanks in advance , this truck came in for a squeeking belt on start up and shut down. This truck does have duel alternators and the upper was changed with the idler pulley about 4 mo. ago. Alternator was changes for not charging and the idler i thought was ma...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX14W44
Hi and thanks for your time. I have to replace the fuel pump in this truck. We haven't had to do one yet. What is the best way to do this. It looks like pulling the bed off would be quick and easy, until I broke all my t50 torx bits trying to remove the bolts....
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1996 Geo Metro 1.0L Rear wheel bearings VIN: 2C1MR2264T
The rear wheel bearings have failed 4 times in the last 2 months. I have installed 2 sets, had another tech install 1 set and yet a different one install a set and they keep failing. I do not believe it is an instalation error. Don't know where to go next, get...
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1994 GMC K2500 Suburban SLE 7.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GKGK26N7R
HEY GUYS! THIS TRUCK CAME IN FOR SMOG FAILURE,(NOX)AND TIMMING OFF [...] set to 0. Reset timming to 4"before. failed 15mph at 1337ppm/ failed 25mph at 1012ppm. lambda test results were 1.001 at both speeds. we replaced cat.(w/ heavy duty afkt.type)now teste...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L turn signal/flasher VIN: 1HGCM56653
was hoping this was as simple as replacing a bulb, but no such luck. No right turn signal. Found that the turn signal switch has continuity to the wiper switch. Replaced wiper switch hoping it would take care of the problem. Also, no signal to flasher. I don't...
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1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Safety VIN: 43SC725985
SRS Airbag warning light stays on. Does anyone know how to retrieve the blink fault codes from the instrument cluster?? Tested both air bags OK. Checked everything i can with out the blink fault codes. Thanks Kent
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1979 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Cuts out VIN: J9M93EC832
has new carb, new fuel pump, new cap,rotor,plugs,wires, timing is good, advance seems to be working. problem is mid to high rpm falls apart, havent done one of these in years, any help would be great, carl
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FX78S2T
Vehicle came in originally for a intermitent stalling out problem. Check the system found no codes. After reproducing the problem I was able to wiggle the wiring harness close to the PCM, and got the vehicle started. After it was running I wiggled the harness ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start
This vehicle turned the engine light on and continued to run customer turned the vehicle off and would not restart no codes checked all fuses , they are fine ck asd ,fuel relay, everything has power . noid light on coil ( cop ) has power then starts to flash s...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73313
I can't find much info about this fuel temp sensor. The CEL comes back on immediately after clearing. I suspect a short. Anyone have wiring schematic? Is it apart of the fuel pump? Trouble codes: P0183 (Fuel Temp. Sensor Circuit High Input)
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1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97VXS
This is a long story and I'm not sure how to make it short. This vehicle belonged to an employee. Sept. last year he was using it to deliver pizzas. A rain storm 1 night found him and the car in water up to "the middle of the front bumper" (top of the tag). En...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 109.018-12
Cannot Find Any Info On the Point Gap & or Dwell
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L instrument cluster lighting VIN: WDBHA28EXV
instrument cluster lighting flickers when turn signals are on. looked at the back of the cluster nothing jumps right out at me, tried wiggle testing. Also the SRS light is on, is there a way to clear the light without a high line scan tool? the battery was de...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L door locks, trunk VIN: WDBPJ75J62
This car has a problem with the transmitter key not working, only does when is close to the infra red sensor in tyhe driver door. After I replace the battery work for a little while normally and then went back to the same way like before. lease is anybody has ...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1114V
I am out of ideas I need help!! This thing is rich all the time o2 sits at .750 to .800 mV all the time. Put gas anilyzer in tail pipe it conferms its rich. Fuel trims are at -25%. Installed new o2,cleaned MAF no change. Check fuel pressure at 48 psi engine ru... Trouble codes: P0172
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Crank Pulley VIN: 2MELM75W0V
Car came in with awful belt squeal.Serpentine belt looks ok but tensioner is at its furthest travel.I'm Assuming the belt is just stretched out.My question is while looking at pulleys noticed there are no groves on crank pulley just smooth surface,is this norm...
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1994 Nissan D21 XE 2.4L Tach VIN: 1N65D16S3R
I have checked the tach because it does not work. The Truck was acting up at the time the tach went out. It was Warm and running according to customer When it was acting up. The truck runs fine now but the tach still does not work. I have done a wiggle test on...
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: IN4DL01D11
I have a problem and I'm all out of ideas. Got this 01 Nissan Altima with codes P0720 VSS and P0600 Auto trans Comm Line. I have put a post on this a little while back, but the customer didn't come back until now. The speedo works, so I pull the Brick out and ... Trouble codes: P0600, P0720
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Security VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Ok guys I got a import in here i Don't know much about. Customer said she got in it one morning and it wouldn't start. After towing it in it has a security problem with P1615 code stored. After reviewing that code it saids unregisted key id or maybe faulty BCM...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3GR62C6V
We have an Oldsmobilr Aurora that has misfires on cylinders #2,4,6,8. Most of the misfires are on # 6 & 8. Only at idle. Perfored an injector balance test and all are even. Injectors all have a good signal. Smoked the intake but can not see any leaks. Not sure... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire detected)
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1999 Other European 360 modena 3.6L interior lights VIN: ZFFYR51AXX
I have traced all wiring to point of connection to lights and doors and disconnected from the harness. The initial complaint was that the overhead clock would not display, trying another unit revealed that the fuse was blowing for these other circuit as well a...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2P4GP44R9T
Mitchell manual leads me to PCM. I'm always suspect in that instance. Will the " flywheel problem" still have an rpm signal and no codes. Will a "sync problem" not set a code" I only have OBD II data for this vehicle. Engine cranks evenly and never tries to st...
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1970 Pontiac LEMANS 400CID engine VIN: 237670Z138
This is a friends car that was restored (replacement sheetmetal,paint,convert top & rebuilt engine)The machine work and assembly was done by a machine shop in the area that builds a fair amount of engines.What is happening is warm or cold the lifters sound lik...
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1991 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ14X2M
moter will sometimes start fine cold or hot . other times it takes excesive cranking and will not start. it has fuel presser of 40psi. injectors are blinking and i have spark. what i have notice is if i give it a battery boost it will start or shoot b12 carb. ...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ12M8T
This is a weird one. I pulled these codes from the computer's history codes. I have had the anti theft problems before with GM but usually trying the key on for 10 minutes to send signal works but I can leave the key on for a half hour and the flashers still f... Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft deterrent cranking signal), P1672 (Low engine oil level lamp control circuit)
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G2JB5244X
hello my fellow techs i have this sunfire that is going no were.everything passes but nox under load.i scan this car and i get the egr code which could cuz the high nox p0405 exust gas recirculation valve sensor signal hlow.this car has no egr and i have check... Trouble codes: P0405 (exhust gas recirculation valve sensor signal low)
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Charging System
Sorry guys, this is my first post & forgot the VIN at work. We are the 3rd or 4th facility to look at this problem. Engine idles rough & misfires when hot. I have noticed that the voltage is low when this is occuring. I am assuming the driveability concerns ar...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ43D73
PROBLEM: Came in because of maintenance they wanted done AND check engine light on (they thought was a "service" light) Can't read codes OR data stream - no communication. Both Snappy and Genisys. Read post on disconnecting other computers and retrying (other ...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG28K8X
This car came in a few weeks ago with DTC P0401 tested system everything tested good. No vacuum to EGR until after engine warmed up and off idle. EGR valve opens when reving engine. When appling vacuum to EGR valve at idle engine dies. EGR valve is fully open ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR flow insufficient detected)
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2T1BR12E2Y
Greetings, This Corolla presented with a complaint of erratic idle and stalling. Upon inspection, P0171 (B1 Lean) code was read. This code is fairly common on this model and as such, a MAF was replaced due to known contamination and failure issues. Needless t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Too Lean)
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1990 Volkswagen Corrado G60 1.8L Manual Transmission VIN: WVW37T9876
Vehicle leaking large amount of Manual Transmission Fluid out of driver side inner CV boot. Passenger boot was blown up like a baloon...wierd!, never seen that before. My guess is positive pressure build up in trans. Anyone ever had a problem with positive v...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L left rear caliper VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
Vehicle came in with rear brakes smoking. Rack & inspect found left rear caliper sticking. R&R left rear caliper,bled brake system,road test brakes dont feel right.Left rear wheel still dragging, all others spin freely.Checked parking brake adjustment-good,rea...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 3WRB69M12M
need some help vw gurus out there: on this jetta we installed a rebuilt trans from trc since on the previous one the diff was locking up. now with the new rebuilt trans the car runs/shifts properly but the problem is on 2nd to 1st DOWNSHIFTS where it BANGS. i...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Misfire, vacume leak VIN: WVWAK73C76
Car came in running rough, pulled codes listed. Also multi misfires on all cylinders. Check for vacume leak with spray and hooked up smoke machine to intake system, no leaks with smoke machine, but did encounter some leaks with carb spray, but never in the sam... Trouble codes: P2279, P1297, P2187, P0300
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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L crash sensor VIN: WBACB4316N
Thanks for the replies, all my inputs and outputs were where they needed to be so we replace both crash sensors. Wish there was a more definitive way to check these. Thanks again.
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3330X
Thanks everyone, I am not sure what fixed it, but I think that gt 1 had a software problem because after shutting it off and restarting , the tool ran the leak test and passed it, so I am going to replace the gas cap because it doesn't click like it supose ...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGH834X1
no real answer on where the 18 gauge green wire goes. My wiring diagram says it goes to ignition switch and the other side of that relay (white unloader relay) would require a ground to turn on the relay for the coil load, but its not getting power from the sw...
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1997 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2G4WB52K9T
Reference voltage was correct at 5v, must have checked wrong terminal. decarbed engine with very little change. Cat failed hc reduction test so I replaced it and vehicle passed emissions test. Thanks for all your replies.
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1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L injectors VIN: 2G4WF5219W
Well, I think I've tried everything I can for now, THANK YOU for the replies, most of them pointed to the security system, the customer has declined any more diagnostics at this time. possibly again in the future.
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1988 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6EL1157J
The fix was a simple one, I missed it because I had just repaired another Cadillac (89 model w/carb) with a different EGR system. When I tested the EGR valve on the carb engine it wouldn't open even with straight manifold vacuum. The EGR valve on this 88 4.5 a... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean exhaust).
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1985 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.5L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: 1G1AW35R7F
ILL LET YOU GUYS BE THE JUDGE I DO THANK ALL WHO HELPED BUT IT WAS THE PICK UP COIL THAT WAS BAD SO NOW ITS DONE AGAIN IM A SMALL SHOP AND IM ALL DIESEL BUT YOU CANT STOP OLD SCHOOL THANKS AGAIN TO ALL WHO WHERE RIGHT AND TO THOSE WHO WERNT LETS LEARN TOGETH...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M9S
well thanks for all the replies we finally found our cause and it was the exciter ring on the crankshaft for the sensor on the back of the block there should be two notches close to each other to give #1 position and it is broke off - customer declined tearing...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R6V
sorry for the late post. I wanted to be sure of the fix. After checking wiring and rechecking all grounds, we replaced the distributor with a delco unite. Drove the vehicle throughout two weeks just to be sure. all is well. Thnaks everyone for the help. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor circuit), P0341 (cmp perfromance), P1345 (ckp/cmp position sensor correlation).
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1998 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L steering wheel VIN: 1GCFG25M1W
thanks to all how help me on this one ...it was as simple as a gear box to fix this !!if you take all the bells and whisles off ... it is still a p/s system!!
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GHC39R3Y1
After pulling my hair out a maf sensor was the cause, thanks guys Trouble codes: P0141, P0171, P0175.
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Power Door Lock VIN: 1G1AK52F65
The fix is in, part of the problem was myself making the problem more difficult than to needed to be, after playing with the scan tool some and being able to make sense of the info it was giving me I was able to determine that we needed to replace the switch f...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT64L4Y
Sorry Everyone, for the last min post. Between getting the pcm from auto corp tech in Houston, Tx. and getting the customer back in, Keith was right and the pcm was bad! It was a huge difference in price from the dealership. They were actually able to reprogra... Trouble codes: P1495 (leak detection pump solenoid).
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1994 Dodge B250 3.9L Extended crank only when cold or when car sat VIN: 2B7HB21X8R
After extensive testing, went to a friend who had similar vehicles, took PCM out of another vehicle and installed on current vehicle. Problem was fixed. Informed customer that new PSM would be needed.
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Stall VIN: 1B4H528N11
Well. this one needed a new pcm. The start clock was resetting every time it died. I was able to see the ground for the asd relay turning off before it died with good ign input voltage,and 12 volt input, cam and crank sensor signals constant till it died. Did ...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L output speed VIN: 2B4G944R62
First thanks to all who replied. A special thanks to Todd from Georgia who wrote about wiring problems about an inch from the connector. We clipped the connector from the harness and low and behold right at the base of the connector the wire had rubbed right...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, no bus,no communicat VIN: 2B7HB11Y32
The problem turned out to be a shorted wire in the harness next to the air conditioning discharge line. It rubbed a hole thur the harness. This also took out the pcm.
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Surge VIN: 1B4GP25BX2
Thanks for the replies, checked back pressure and it was good.Replaced front and rear o2 sensors and took care of most of the problem.Still had a very slight lean condition but it was barely noticable, fuel trims were better too. I think Tom was on the right t...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18216
We recieved 5 replies to our question. Thanks to all who took the time to read it and to those who shared their experience. Tom [...] hit it on the head when he suggested getting it hot and changing the oil again. We got it hot, ran a crankcase flush throug... Trouble codes: P1411 (Cyl 1 reactivation control performance), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire).
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: FMZA5144WB
thanks to all 8 who replied!and thanks to Pete from California,we replaced cam sensor,cam syncronizer,alternator,dpfe sensor in that order code po340 still returned! then we replaced the ignition spark plug wires wich had no signs of being bad ,drive cycled th... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20LXX
First of all i want to thank you all vary much i got alot of good direction with the replys. It turns out it was just the alsome ford coil on plug. I got a new coil from ford and just went through and replaced the coils one by one testing them at the same time...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA524XY
Thanks to everyone who offered some knowledge, nothing we tried fixed this car. so we took the van to interstate ford where they practicaly called us stupid they claimed the van was FINE that they ran a fuel test spark test and noid test and they had all three...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5240Y
After receiving responses on this ford, i removed the filter on the vent valve to clean that, and it didn't show any problems. I ended up replacing the EGR valve(only once, used a new ford valve), drove vehicle. It will still act up once in a great while, but ...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45F01
we finally took some of your guys advice and took it to a diesel shop. they started out telling us a couple different things but ended up telling us it needed 8 fuel injectors. so we brought it back to our shop and threw $2500 of injectors at it. she has been ... Trouble codes: P1316, P0344, P0542.
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L tail lights VIN: 1FDWE35L61
Thanks for everyone's help. In addition to the fuse blown under the hood, there was a missing fuse in the box under the dash. Since there was no owners manual with it (and it didn't have a diagram on the box cover), I had no idea that there was supposed to ...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDWX37F52
Thanks to all who replied. Customer has not been able to bring vehicle back cause of work schedule he is on. He says at first possible chance will bring back in we can continue. Most every body says turbo is to blame and this is where I'm going to concentrate ...
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FBSS31L02
Good morning all,as thought by myself and most of you the cluster was indeed the problem,lesson to be learned is to go with your instincts dont always believe in used parts as the fix,just hard to believe having two bad parts doing the same thing.Thanks to all...
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L trans VIN: 1FDWE35L83
Thank you to all who replied to our request for help. The problem turned out to be the cat was plugged between internal bisquits. The rebuilder we use said the outer bisquits were good but the inner was plugged. Shame on us for not using a back pressure tester...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Intermittent Air Bag Light VIN: 1FAFP53UX3
John was the only tech to reply and I greatly appreciate your prompt advice regarding this matter. Upon removing the door sill cover and examining the ground, someone used this ground to ground some type of after market component such as an amp. After cleani...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L odometer
Sorry guys that it took so long to close this post.First and foremost i would like to thank all of you outthere,so many names to mention but you guys know who you are,who took the time to help,even late saturdays and sundays,that is really awsome.Now for the f...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L failure message VIN: 1FTWW31P25
Well, this one if fixed. I got 4 replies, all of which had the exact information I needed and Frank hit it right on the head when he said to check fuses...Fuse #28 was MISSING. Someone had taken it out for some reason and not put it back in. This prevented the... Trouble codes: U1900 (Communication failure).
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1993 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19KSP
Well just talked to the customers wife and all is well. The Daughter has beeen driving for over a week know and had not acted up once with the new distributor in it. I think the key was the tach jumping around, it is directly controled by the module, no comput...
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2002 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS14582
Thank you for your help in resolving our problem child. Replies included ECT problems, defective IAC or ECM, EGR plumbing or gasket, and a cracked head. We were leaning towards the defective ECM as we could command the idle up and down w/ our Maastertech, howe... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0507 (idle speed too high).
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Parking brake VIN: 1GKDS13S62
And the winner is ... David. A shot of WD40 fixed it. Note: I found a small lever at the front of the auto adjusting pawl. When i pulled up on it i felt a spring wind up. It did nothing before i lubed it. Thanks for all the replies.
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2005 GMC c6500 8.1L dome lights VIN: 1GDG5C1E05
after chasing wiring for three days found a broken connector at main power distribution block under hood. repaired and now working correctly.thank every one for their assistance,
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X9W
well, I removed the throttle body to clean out the egr tube and it didn't have one right in the front so I removed egr valve and blew air though the port and air came out of the t-body so it wasn't plugged like most said. I installed the old egr valve and clea... Trouble codes: P0402, P1402, P0101.
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1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS1446W
I removed spark plugs, jumped fuel pump relay (this does not have the f/p primer wire at LH fenderwell like my 96 S-10) to pressurize fuel system, cranked engine by jumping starter relay with key off, liquid sprayed out of #1 cyl, but it didn't smell like fuel... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire).
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJNX2744S
Most of the replies advised me that the coils are common failure parts on these cars. So, I ordered three coils, but was only able to get one in the morning of today. I installed it in the rearmost of the group which had been the rear three before I moved them... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl. 5 misfire), P0306 (Cyl. 5 misfure), P1313 (Cat. damage misfire s 123), P1314 (Cat. damage misfire s 456), P1316 (Misfire excess emission).
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Noise VIN: SAJGX2045X
All replies were correct we tightened the strut braces and this took care of the noise. We have been ignoring the noise when we hear these come in we now know it is a easy fix. Special thanks to Steven [...]. Thanks, Stewart
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Engine VIN: SAJEA51C22
Many thanks to those of you who sent in some help. Don from Cali and Kent from Fla really pointed us in the right direction as we found oil in the tube going from the PCV to intake. We are going to try to clean it out or replace it. We found we have 5 lbs of ...
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