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1992 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DA9369N
hi every one, i have this car with idle dropping every time that you hit the brake pedal or turning the head lights on for a few seconds and it gets back up to normal again, please let me know if any one had this problem, i connected the vacuum gage to intake ...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L oil level thermal sensor VIN: WAUKC6D71A
We have code 00562: oil level thermal sensor (intermittent short to ground). The display on the cluster is: a picture of an oil can and "Sensor". This is NOT an oil pressure issue. We installed a new sensor, but nothing changed. We checked the wiring to the se...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L abs sensor VIN: WAUDC68D21
i am am having a problem with low speed abs activation on this audi a4. alldata suggest cleaning and resetting yhe wheel speed sensors which i have done but still the problem happens. there are no codes or lights and hard abs braking is normal. i have removed ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L windows mirrors VIN: WBADM6340X
we have a 99 528i with a window / mirror problem. the drivers door power window and drivers door mirror works with or without the key on. the other 3 windows and right side mirror adjustment switch do not work from drivers switch pack. the windows do work at t...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L vanos VIN: WBABM3349Y
hello, this vehicle came in and we repaired a bent exhaust vale on cyl#6, after repairs car runs great but still sets code p1520/bmw code#104 eng. oil level quality sensor measurement camshaft pos. actuator bank #1. i can not tell or find any info clearly defi...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L abs VIN: WBAGH8342Y
HI BMW TECHS, NEED SOME HELP PLS.. ABS, BRAKE, AND TRIANGLE LIGHT ON/OFF AT SAME TIME FOUND ABS CODE 51 PRESSURE SENSOR LINE CLEAR CODE AND LIGHT CAME BACK WITH CODE 73 PRESSURE SENSOR LINE ALSO, CLEAR AND 51 CAME BACK alldata and michell not help Test drive c...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBADT43462
The problem with this car is that the upstream oxygen sensor bank 2. Is throwing code 228-bank 2 permanent deviation.If somebody could educate me a little better on what this trouble code description means. And if anybody has bumped into this problem please he... Trouble codes: 228 (bank 2 permanent deviation)
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L transmission VIN: 1G4HR5219R
Hello all,this car came in today from a good customer.Complaims of running bad and no up shift.this all happened after engine gone hot(intake nipple broken)customer replace himself,after repair he noticed idle was high.after about a minute or so he said it cam...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD53B2N
This one has us stumped. This Caddy failed E-test. Our test is an IM 240 test. CO is 27 grams per mile with the spec being 20 grams per mile. Scanned for codes, none found. Car has a rough idle and can hear putting noise at tailpipe. Balance test showed #1 and...
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GCGC29N4S
hi guys, i am listing this for my buddies shop. he has this 1995 chevy c3500 pickup that has a hunting idle only while sitting at traffic lights/stop signs, and will only do it once or twice after hot restart and then idles fine. i dont have any spec readings ...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26J4T
good evening to all.i dont know where to start but i dont understand the cam numbers and i need help. this suburban cam back with a bad surge at idle,almost as if the key was being turned of then back on.the cam retard was going as high as 30 then may drop as ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0341
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Air Bag VIN: 2GCEC19T5Y
Did post collision air bag replacement. Replaced both bags (modules) crash sensor and the SDM. Now sets a code B1001, for "Option configuration error" (no other codes) Ran the GM code chart and says to reprogram the VTD (Passlock) system using the Tech 2 and n...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Starting VIN: 1GCEK14V94
I repaired this truck (changed cab) all original wiring, colum, and modules. Now that its together, I cant get it to start. It will crank for as long as you want when you first turn the switch on but won't crank again unless you turn the switch off and wait ti...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEC19VX5
I am hoping some one else has seen this problem or at least can explain. What I have is This chevy truck that during startup the idle flares up to around 2000-2200 rpm, then comes down and during shift from park to drive or reverse it flares to 1000-1100 rpm, ...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L exhaust VIN: 2C4GP54L25
customer complains about vibration at just above idle in gear, droaning sound seems to coming from the muffler, how ever any pressure applied to the exhaust system the droan goes away. we have checked all of the factory exhaust hangers and have tried to reloca...
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1993 Dodge Spirit High Line 2.5L charging? VIN: 1B3XA45K5P
Car came if with a no charge problem. Traced and installed used (in shop) computer. Still not charging. Replaced alternator. Charges with used computer but not with orginal (part #4714117). Ordered reman from Chrysler. Installed and car won't even run. Coolant...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7HC16Z2R
Okay this has me baffled. To begin with we have no oscilliscope to look at ignition firing times to determine what is happening or a lab scope either other than an Advantage. Truck has what I would describe a hard cylinder miss when under load. When driving u...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Misfire VIN: 1B3ES47Y0W
tested injectors, no problem found. ohm to 12 ohms. used external injector testor and cycled injectors through the pcm harness and measured amp with labe scope. they were consitant .8 to 1 amp. installed a 2 amp fuse on the injector power feed by splicing into... Trouble codes: P0204, P0304, P0140, P0300, P0203
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Clutch VIN: 3B7HC12Y2X
Vehicle first came in with a disintegrated throw out bearing. At this time we advised the customer to install a new clutch kit due to high mileage on the original clutch. Customer was in a bind for his truck and needed it back ASAP. We installed new clutch dis...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF236XX
If you're into Cummins/Dodge, this might interest you. Not a big diesel fan, but specialize in Chrysler, and this for a good customer and friend. He says that intermittently at cruising speed, with light steady throttle the engine will go to idle. When this h... Trouble codes: P0121 (APPS voltage does not agree with valid idle signal)
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18N02
came in for no start-found blown 30 amp asd fuse-tested circuit for shortage,found no shortage koeo-replaced fuse and started engine-after a minute or so the engine begins to run rough and stall and blows fuse again-checked amp draw on circuit with engine runn... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Charging VIN: 2B3HD46R24
thanks in advance to all you fellow techs. i have this intrepid that the charging voltage fluctuates 12.5-14.5 and in between. the lights are flickering and dash lites because of this. we replaced the battery and checked all ground connections. there is a tsb ...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Intake VIN: 2FTEF14N1P
Truck came in running poorly. Found multiple items and systems had been tampered with and repaired improperly. After a tune up I attempted to set the ignition timing and found it a long ways off. With it set appropriatly the engine idles at 2100 RPM's. Found h...
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1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Master Cyl VIN: 2FAPP36X7R
Here's one that I'm pulling my hair out on. I have a Ford Tempo that has virtually everything replaced on it. The customer replaced his calipers first and brought in to our shop to bleed because of soft brakes. We bled manually and sent him on his way. He came...
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1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L no forward or reverse VIN: 1FTFX26F1K
While driving the trans shifted from 1st to 2nd, made a bang noise then had nothing, no forward in any gear position and no reverse either. Disassembled trans and found nothing obvious wrong. Thought possibly torque convertor failed and was the problem, becaus...
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU34X9W
hi,we change the left and right cylinder head ,(we purchase both heah from dealer)after we have done with the repair engine make noise (like diesel engine).other than noise it has`good power! i dont know if this noise comes from lifter or rods.it sounds like i...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L engine temp VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
hey need some help on this one. we have replaced the thermostat another shop replaced the radiator. the engine is not comming up to tempature so we pulled the water pump to check the fins and all looked good. we used an oe thermostat. anyone ever heard of this...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMPU16L3Y
vehicle was sitting on a use car lot for six months and finally sold.. Pass smog check five month ago.. Customer had truck for a week and complain no power.. Drove the vehicle to the car lot.. The sale person drove the truck to my shop with no power.. I can se...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTZX17231
hey guys this truck is getting to much voltage to the cam sesor. with key on not running im getting 12 volts. with engine running im getting 14.3 volts therefore the cam sesor is pulsing way to much to the computer. it should pulse 0 to 5 volts. with engine ru...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA51471
the van has come in with a engine vibration, and miss. the miss is the coil pack which i have replaced and the engine is still vibrating pretty badly. the oil was 2 quarts over full. i know that on the 3.8 mustangs you can over fill them and the engine will st...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo pedestal leak VIN: 3FTSW31FX1
2001 f-350 came in with bad oil leak under turbo,and no oil showing up above pedestal,replaced pedestal and all o-rings leaks seem to be gone except oil come out of the ebp-piston rod hole removed pedestal and checked oil drain back holes and it still leaks wo...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UX3
Hi, We have a 2003 Ford Taurus at our shop trying to recreate a stall only when cold. Customer said on cold morning car will start and run for a few mintutes but stall. Car restarts without issue and can drive the rest of the day without issues or stalling. Th... Trouble codes: P1235 (fuel pump driver module circut)
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1ZVFT8ON65
This car had an ABS,Trac,& Brake light on. My scanner would not comunicate with the abs module. I had all of my power and grounds so I replaced the module. After that it worked great and my scanner would now com. with the module until you ingauged the traction...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L abs VIN: 1FMCU96H16
vehical was in a accident repaired all air bag problems now the brakes act as if no assit code is C1477 hydraulic circut leakage plausibility ..i see no leaks checked all fuses and cannot see any relays in system its all greek to me without any info
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2000 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L door locks VIN: 1GTGC29U3Y
i have a customer who would like to disable the power door locks from automaticaly locking each time when driving and he has to remove the key partially to unlock the doors. also he would like a way to dissable the daytime running lights because its used off r...
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L shift interlock solenoid VIN: 4S2DM58WX1
have this rodeo that the shift lock will not release when the ignition is on and brake is depressed,but with the key off you can shift it normally.some data has no testing or inspection procedures.and the shift lock solenoid my cost is 160.00 and about a week ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L no heat VIN: 1J4GW58SX2
We have this Jeep in with cold air blowing always.Both heater hose are hot. This system has dual electronic temp control. I pulled codes from the control head. When I move temp controls I can not see the blend motor move. It also has no power going to it, this...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W33
I have an intermittent condition on this Linclon which, unfortunately, I cannot duplicate. The customer states the vehicle will run rough intermittently, usually more so when cold. Judging by the codes, there obviously is a misfire occuring. I have checked the... Trouble codes: P0205 (Cylinder 5 Injector Circuit Fault), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected), P0316 (Engine Misfire Detected On Start-Up)
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on, INTAKE RUNNER VIN: JM3LW28G71
We had these codes in the vehicle about a month ago and with testing found that the PCM had shorted to ground on the control circuit so that every time you turned the key on, the runner control opened to maximum. It is not supposed to do this until engine RPM ... Trouble codes: P1518 (Intake control stuck open), P1520 (Intake circuit problem)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBJF65FZW
car came in with abs light on! pull codes c1515 version coding, sps. and code c1514 sps p-valve(y10) adjustment data. haves anyone ever ran across this before, or have any more information on this?
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: HBAR07Y4XW
Hello Nissan techs. I have a pathfinder here with a vibration. The vibration is felt throughout the truck, mostly in the body; through the seat. It feels like a bad U-joint. It is most prominent around 70km/h (40mph). I took the rear driveshaft out first and f...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Surge VIN: 1N4DL01D01
hi i have this 01 nisssan altima at idle it surges in a cycle. the a/f alpha %starts at 100 and gos to 125.at 125 it runs good .then it drops to 100 and engine starts to surge . the o2 sensor reads 001 and does not move untill off idle. the engine is lean.if i...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D62
HELLO FELLOW TECHS GOT THIS NISSAN THAT I HAVE A ISSUE WITH. VEHICLE CAME IN FOR FAILED EMISSION DUE TO C.E.L. ON, HAD A CODE P0725 ENGINE SPEED SENSOR CIRCUIT MALF. cHECK THE WIRS FOR A SHORT AND DIDNT FINE ANY SO I REPLACED THE ENGINE SPEED SENSOR AND DROVE ... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor circuit malfunction)
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1998 Saturn SC2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G8ZH1273W
this happens intermintly try to start and will stall out but if you push npedal to clear mode it will start and black smoke until cleared then it runs fine then if you let it sit does the same thing. thinking injectors?
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G8JU54F22
This one runs us to a dead end. ECM displays a U1000 code (data link malfunction). Checked all basics. Found there is no comunication with BCM. There are no door locks,interior lights, security light or shift interlock. Anyone got a clue?
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1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
well the car is my boys friend and they but all the parts at it be for coming to me there is know codes becouse they had taken the cabels of the battery well i went to see the car and you can get it to start but you cant give it gas it just dies check for clog...
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1995 Subaru Legacy 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: BG5-026168
Vehicle has check engine light on,have check for codes took two road tests and code 66 - two stage twin turbocharger system showing. Have checked current data of vehicle and no turbo pressure on number two turbo - Number one showing 18% at [...]. First this... Trouble codes: 66 (Two Stage Twin Turbocharger system)
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1991 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV24EOM
customer complains of no start after driving all day. vehicle towed in with crank no start. fuel pressure 42 psi, spark good, no vacum leaks, compression only at 75 psi across the board. i know this is low ,but thougt would still get some pressure, backfire, h...
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1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, WONDERING MISS FIRE VIN: JT4UN24D4T
this engine will run good for about 45 miles then miss starts to happen randemly, cold or hot. fuel pressurs stays good, fuel trim adds fuel. im at my witts end. help plz! Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0302, P0306
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L overall vehicle VIN: 4T3ZF13C01
Hello All, I have an intermittent shaking at highway speeds on this Sienna van. We rotated and balanced all tires, no change. I noticed the van would sometimes shake and other times not. I could induce the shaking by accel and decel rapidly. Once shaking bega...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG32K23
Car is storing a [...] cam sensor and p0420 cat below threshold. I was able to see the cat fail on a long testdrive but the cam sensor code is a mystery. Cam sensor was replaced 5 months ago for this code and did not reset until now,and the code stored sev... Trouble codes: P0340, P0420
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2004 Toyota Matrix 1.8L Misfire VIN: 2T1KR32E04
Hey toyota techs.Hope you can help me on this one.This Matrix XR has a bad multiple cylinder misfire.First tried new dealer plugs and no change.Cleaned the MAF and still no change.Tried to swap coils to the cylinder not misfiring and it still doesn't misfire.S... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302, P0304, P0300
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L abs light on VIN: WVWTH63V62
I scaned system and found code 1203 and I'm not sure how to procede with it. I looked at the arcives and found that it may if the insterment cluster. Thanks for any help Dan
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS61F2Y
Vehicle was presented with an "emission ststem service required" message on the dash display along with a "check engine" warning light, the p0225 code dissapeared after clearing codes but the p1671 is persistant, We have absolutly no info on this vehicle as it... Trouble codes: P1671, P0225
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML64B13
After checking exhaust-no blockage found. Intake manifold was removed and inspected. Changeover valve in intake manifold failed/seized. Intake manifold assembly had to be replaced. Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0301, P0302, P0303 (misfire cylinder 3), P0307 (misfire cylinder 5), P0305.
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L bearing VIN: WBAHC231XL
Sorry took so long to close. (I forgot) Was not bad at all quoted 4 hrs and came apart fairly easy.
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Wont crank over VIN: WBADE6328V
We got wiring diagram for car and found that ground signal comes from DME.Customer did not want to spend the big bucks on the new DME since we couldn't promise him this was all that was wrong.Thanks for the website BMWTECHINFO.com
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBAGJ8324V
As most of you replied the oil seperator was the culprit. There was a very small tear in the diaphram. There was no noticeable internal vacuum leak and smoke testing would not show the tear. The only way we found it was to tear down and inspect. Thanks for al...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L door lock VIN: WBADM6349X
Hey Gang, I'm going to close this as a fix, even though the repairs are not yet completed. I have found out some "DO NOT DO" in tackling this problem. First off, taking the rear seat cushion out is no help. There are two rivets under the outside door handle...
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1988 Buick Regal Limited 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WD14W8J
Many of you suggested flashing the code old school and that was the answer tyo getting us in the right direction. We pulled a code 63. The original test was to check the EGR, but the revised test procedure changed it to a MAP sensor diagnosis. In performing... Trouble codes: 67 (Unknown).
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2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L steering VIN: 1G6KY54951
Sorry for the delay, lots of response on this one some suggested fluid leaking onto belt causing it to slip And tensioner being bad making belt slip suggesting replacing the tensioner and belt which I did just to rule that out. I was also told to check If ...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L battery VIN: 2G1WL54T6N
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L cooling fans VIN: 1G1BL52P5R
My thanks all 6 replies;good information from your experience. It seems that it turns out that someone had been working on this problem before the car came to me and while the cooling fan motor was bad,they didn't find it but managed to install BOTH relays bac...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNDM19Z7R
i would like to thank every one for there help.it turned out to be a broken ground wire behind the left side head where the fuel lines bolt to fix the ground running top notch thanks every one
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L noisy fuel pump VIN: 1GBFG15R5V
I did research on the emissions system while waiting for the fuel tank and found that there were no vent solenoids on this vehicle. The fuel tank vents through the charcoal canister. Inspection of the canister found that the vent tube and canister were plugg...
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC39FXV
Thank you for all the help as it turned out the injection pump was bad even though the customer had it replaced 1 month ago in a different town on his last trip, glad to see he went to the dealer so it was still under warranty also GM has extended warranty on ... Trouble codes: P0251 (Injection Pump Cam System), P0370 (Timing Reference High Resolution).
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCNT18W51
thanks for all the help, i did check all wiring from computer to sending unit, i am leaning towards cluster or wiring going to it . waiting for customer to return truck when not in use. thanks againe eveyeone Trouble codes: P0463 (fuel level sensor high 5 volts).
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12E32
All suggestions are appreciated, but vehicle has not acted up and customer picked car up with plans to get rid of it. So I was not able to fix it. Will post update if anything changes, Thanks again. 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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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C3HC56F4S
Sorry everyone but, it is still a puzzler. Lots of great suggestions, but no fixes. I'm still going to pick at it till I fix it, but I donn't want to leave you hanging. I'll come back on with a fix when it happens. Thanks for the input.
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L no pump pressure VIN: 4C3AG52H51
THANKS TO DAVE FROM AUSTRALIA WHO HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. UPON REMOVAL AND DISASSEMBLY OF TRANSMISSION WE FOUND THE 2mm WAVE SPRING HE MENTIONED BROKEN WHICH HAD DAMAGED THE PUMP. THANKS FOR THE INPUT.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 2C4GP44342
thanks to all who replied to this post. sorry it took so long to get back to you but wanted to make sure this vehicle was fixed for good. upon futher inspection of the anit-lock braking system found left rear wheel speed sensor not fully seated in housing. thi...
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: IC3AN69L34
Hello Friend This 2004 Chrysler Cross fire is giving my Friend at the Chrysler Dealer a Fit, for one thing, lack of time to work on it, after giving him all the information that i receive and doing more check, he find the # 3 and 4 injectors not getting puls... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305, P0306.
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B7HC16Y9R
I wish to thank all that replied, we are going to try the putting the components in the freezer whenever it gets back here. Again thanks for all your help...Jim[][
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Engine VIN: 3B7HF13Z9Y
I have tried almost everything that suggested and so far I still have the same problem. Thank you all for your suggestions and hopefully I'll find something that will fix this.
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23652
VECH. is fixed Ron nailed it, CAM sensor was shorted, unpluged sensor had cummacation replaced sensor let cust. take truck for the weekend and all is good... Thanks again Adam Trouble codes: P1698.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L heater core, radiator VIN: 1D7HA16KXZ
Hello friends, We finally got it!! After the many hours led to days of testing and scratching my head I finally have some hard evidence, thanks to the help of some of the best thinkers in the automotive repair industry. My original message has much of th...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L evaporator VIN: 3D7MA48C83
Most replies pointed to the evap temp sensor located on the evap in the heater box. Customer has been reluctant to spend the money to pull the box. I tried reading the sensor previously with the Snap On Solus, but was unable to. I have gotten another update an...
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1983 Fiat PINA FARINA 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FRAS00B2D
THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP,I AM LEANING TOWARD THE MAF,BUT HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GET BACK ON THE CAR YET.THE CUSTOMER HAS A FLEET OF TRUCKS THAT ARE KEEPING ME BUSY AND THIS IS A TOY THAT CAN WAIT.AS QUICK AS I CAN GET IT BACK IN THE SHOP I WILL POST TYE FIX....
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FMRU17L3X
WE INITIALLY REPLACED BLEND DOOR BECAUSE WE KNEW FOR A FACT THAT IT WAS NOT WORKING. BUT AFTER REPAIRING THAT PROBLEM IS WHEN WE FOUND THE HEAT "GOING AWAY" ON ACCELERATION. I BELIEVE 11 OF THE 17 MEMBERS HAD SEEN THIS PROBLEM BEFORE BEACUSE THEY LED US TO THE...
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP11321
First of all thanks to everyone that responded. Every idea and thoughts give us a fresh thought to think about. First off we eventually found out what was making the noise. The noise is a sqealch like noise, almost like a belt sqeal. It comes on about a minute...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF46F61
Thanks for the responses. I replaced the valve cover gaskets and the wireing harness for the injectors and glow plugs. Mike P Trouble codes: P1316 (idm fault).
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L belt noise VIN: 1FTNW21FO1
Thanks for the help. Replaced tentioner and replaced belt with one that is 1/2 inch shorter from ford and all is well. Mike P
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L abs VIN: 1GKDT13W4X
unfortunatley, the customer decided they did not want to invest any money into repairing to abs system unless it was inexpensive. I did receive many great suggestions on the problem though. After going over wiring diagrams and suggestions, I believe also tha...
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1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L Idle VIN: JHMBB6141X
Thank you all for the help. Car is very frustrating because we went to test it and now it doesn't want to act up the same way it was when it arrived. Now all it does is when the vehicle is started cold it surges only one or two times then it acts fine, smoot...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L fuel smell VIN: 1HGCG6652Y
Found out that Purge opens and is pulse width(ground side) operated when engine temp reaches about 150. The Vent solenoid is normally open except on test. What I found to be the trouble or seems to have fixed it was the by-pass soleniod, I went to test it by a...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 2-3 VIN: JACDJ58X0Y
I'm closing this post because client has not returned for further testing. The replys from Pete and Tony from washington were helpful and I suspect that as they suggested the mlp sw. is faulty, as I did see the park indicator light breifly flash once while I w...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L heating VIN: SAJDAOIDXY
It was the heater valve, did some extra research and learned that, dual control heater valves on S types dont like to be overheated, they get stuck. thanks all for the provided informations.
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2L Convertor, Overdrive light VIN: 1J4G288Y6P
The vehicle is fixed now. The flush fixed the trans, and just disconnecting and reconnecting the main trans harness turned the O/D light off. Thanks for all the replies.
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FX78S3T
hello guys ! thanks all who sent me all info. try to fix this crab design. after check all fuel trim, o2 sensor ect... this car get worse when i replace exhaust manifolk( cracked) i still can not fix this thing. many said that it need cat... but i am so affrai...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L crank VIN: JM2UF3138L
THE OPTIONS ARE TO REPLACE THE CRANKSHAFT OR ENGINE WHICH EVER IS BETTER FOR THE VEHICLE CONDITION. ALSO YOU CAN TRY TO WELD THE CRANKSHAFT, BUT ITS A CAST IRON CRANK SO WELDING IS A HARDER JOB. THIS TRUCK WAS A 800$ TRUCK SO CUSTOMER WANTED TO STOP.
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1996 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Emmisions monitors VIN: JM1TA2213T
We finally just replaced the pcm and it passed all the monitors.
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C33
Good evening Techs, Mazda is fixed and thank you to all that responded. Alan from California called me and explained how to check the CAN circuit. Pin #6 of the DLC should read approx 2.6 volts and pin #14 should read approx 2.4 volts. Actual reading was pin 6...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L abs VIN: WDC1631542
The fix was the abs relay which i beleave jammed the pump on. One of the other techs came in and intitalised the steering by turning the wheel full lock to the left and then full lock to the right. The light then cancelled it self out and the car was released ...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A5Y
Many thanks to the 9 techs who replied. In a nutshell, there was one suggestion for the crank sensor, one for the MAF & the majority spoke of coil replacement. The MAF was replaced 7 months ago for driveability & performance issues. There is an updated part n... Trouble codes: P1320 (ignition signal).
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