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1995 Audi RS2 2671CC compressor VIN: WAZZZ8CZSZ
If anyone has access to the wiring schematic for the ac system on this vehicle it would be greatly appreciated! If you do, please let me know via e mail and I will give you a fax # to wend it to. Thanks so much. Tom [...].
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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L steering rack VIN: WAUFL54D6Y
Hello fellow Audi techs. I have this A8 Q that is proving to be very stubborn. Two months ago it came in with a complaint of intermittent heavy steering. verified and checked system. all checked out ok. replaced servotronic relay. Car had no problem after that...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L traction control VIN: TRUUT28N21
We've got this vehicle fault traced down to the lateral accelerometer sensor yet we are unble to locate it. Between Alldata and IATN, we have checked under both seats, behind glovebox and steering column. Not found so far. Note, we are not looking for the long...
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1992 BMW 735i 3.4L cable VIN: WBAGC4316H
can't find shift cable dealer says special order & 3 to 4 weeks any ideas on geting one sooner.
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L hard start VIN: 1G6KD54Y4W
Hello everyone, I bought this car from an auction and have no history on its repair history. When i first got the car it had several numbers flashing in the message center. I have a friend that works at cadillac but he has been able to answer my question. the ...
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2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DN56S95
Hello techs The engine has prolonged start w/ P0343, not erasable. Cam sensor was replaced by another shop before. Removed upper intake, replaced sensor w/ ACDelco part from diff. places two times. There is no pulse at the signal wire while cranking the engine... Trouble codes: P0343 (CamShaft CMP sensor curcuit high voltage)
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNEL19W7W
The Customer came in stating the ABS light came on.I scanned the ABS system and code C0226 LF Wheel Sensor Signal Missing. I installed a new wheel sensor and went to drive it. The first thing I noticed is that all the wheel sensor pids read 3 MPH and the brake...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L fuse #18 keeps blowing VIN: 1GCHG39FX1
van came in with abs light on,cruise inop,after testing found fuse #18,10 amp brake fuse in under dash fuse panel blown,replaced fuse,light went out,cruise works,roadtest,all ok,next day customer came back, fuse blown again & same symptoms,short not present,re...
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2004 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L RDS Radio VIN: 1GTDT13X14
Good morning, all; Two days and 2 techs later, have exhausted everything we know to do in trying to resolve this problem... We are an independent used car dealer/ repair shop, and have some experience in installing and configuring replacement GM factory radi...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start, without foot on gas VIN: 2G1WF52E95
This one has me stumped. When cold, it will either start/stall or not start at all unless you give it a little throttle. Once you give it throttle and it starts, it runs fine. When it warms up it starts fine. Fuel pressure is right on, temp sensors are good, M...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L instrument cluster VIN: 2C8GF68424
To all valued techs this chrysler has a problem that when you turn of ignition switch and remove key the check engine ,and tire mon light come on and after another 5 sec shifter indicator in dash gets bright then abs and brake warning light come on and stay on...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R6T
This van had a heater hose installed at another shop and when this customer picked up from the other shop it was running bad. So they brought it to me and I found a code that indicated an intermitten loss of cam sensor signal. I don't now remember the code num...
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1997 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L no power VIN: 1B3EJ56H6V
i have this 97 stratus with a 2.5 v6. the engine is hard to start and will not take throttle. fuel pressure is in spec. exh back pressure is 1 psi, good. i have no codes. vaccum is low like timing is retarded or plugged exh. check timing belt alignment 2 times...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 5.2L dash guages in-op VIN: IB7GL23YXV
This vehicle will start and stall right after.I noticed the dash gauges are at rest as if the key is off (fuel,temp,alt.)The key on bulb check comes on but they do not illuminate when the key is cycled to the run or start position.Not sure which direction to g...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Chassis VIN: 2B3HD46R2X
Vibration was noticed about a week ago on the vehicle. It came after a tire change. The tires were rotated and balanced yesterday, now problems seem to be more prominent. At any speed the vibration is steady with the speed of the car. It starts at any speed an...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Ignition cylinder VIN: 1B4GT44L4X
Hi everyone. I'm being lazy today...I know all about the problems with the ignition tumblers, ignition switches, and melted harnesses to the switch on Chryslers. My question is: does anyone know of a supplier and part number for a replacement for a new ignitio...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Compressor VIN: 1B4GP44L2X
Complaint is noisy compressor. I charged system to correct level and then recorded the pressures listed. No codes found in system. Once hot compressor becomes noisy at 25 psi low and 150 psi high. This is a duel zone front with rear air. From what I am seein...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Misfire VIN: 2B3HD4CR11
Hello all and thanks in advance. I am working on this Intrepid. It came to me with a misfire that occurs after accelerating. Watching the misfire monitor it is always cylinders 5 and 6. (The rear on each bank) I have switched coils but no change. I have scope ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (Misfire 5), P0306 (Misfire 6)
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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L not sure VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
This vehicle has a vibration that starts around 55mph and continues through 85mph, it doesnt completely go away, it just decreases considerably, almost unnoticable. Vibration is'nt affected by RPM or what gear the tranny is in and vibration DOESNT get faster w...
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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Vibration VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
This vehicle has a vibration that starts around 55mph and continues through 85mph, it doesnt completely go away, it just decreases considerably, almost unnoticable. Vibration is'nt affected by RPM or what gear the tranny is in and vibration DOESNT get faster w...
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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Drive train VIN: 1FMCU14T0H
This vehicle has a vibration that starts around 55mph and continues through 85mph, it doesnt completely go away, it just decreases considerably, almost unnoticable. Vibration is'nt affected by RPM or what gear the tranny is in and vibration DOESNT get faster w...
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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6240P
Engine cranks, starts and stalls repeatedly then will run fine for days. all scope patterns look good, PIP and SPOUT scope patterns as well as injector patterns do not go away first when engine quits. What I do have is an ignition primary scope pattern that WI... Trouble codes: 211 (Erratic PIP signal seen at ECM)
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1996 Ford Escort 1.9L powertrain VIN: 3FASPAS5J9
I have this escort that is just beating the customer badly. It came in for a vibration under load around 55-70. We replaced the right axle and balanced the tires. The vibration is still there. Found bad motor mounts and replaced all 3 and the left axle. Replac...
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Power locks VIN: 1FDRE1461W
Well this is a used car for a rather large car lot. Its a 98 E150 Conversion van. I am having problems with the Power Door locks. I am using MOD5, which I must say, really sucks, but its all I have right now. The problem I'm having is the door locks will not...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45F4Y
hay boys, i have this stroker here and my problem is that at 1st start up, it starts and runs for about 5 seconds shuts down and then has a long crank and then it starts. i have replaced low pressure oil pump and houseing and ipr still no help. when i check th...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU31X2K
Customer dropped off vehicle for a ticking noise under the hood after vehicle warms up...i verified the ticking she was hearing and found a tsb 06-3-5 which state the noise is from the left bank cylinder head. Noise was at the rear of the left bank cylinder he...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L TFT sensor VIN: 1FMYU04172
Using Ford tests to check Transmission fluid temp sensor. pull harness conector at harness key on pin 2 to pin 3 4.28 volts spec is 4.75 to 5.25 "checks a little low" check across pin 2 to pin 3 at transmission 55 degrees ambient temp 39 ohms; spec is 32to 68 ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine/trans/steering VIN: 2FMZA51452
Thanks in advance to all!I am posting this for another tech in the shop.What we have is a vibration/rumble/droning noise/buzzing noise and feel at 1900 rpm's up to 3000rpm's.You only feel and hear this in the driver seat,steering wheel,dash and drivers floor b...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F83
This truck came in on a hook. It started right up in the shop for about 2-3 minutes. If you let it sit a short while it will start back up and do the same. ICP voltage and pressure stay high. Fuel pressure stays up even while engine begins to stall. I'm not a ...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR15E14
This one has me stumped I think I have an engine mechanical problem, but I would like some advise before I tear into this one any further. The truck misfires all of the time on #3. I have good spark at the plug. I swapped the plug and the wire on #3 with anoth... Trouble codes: P0303
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L speedometer gauge VIN: 1FDAF56P75
Thanks for any help in advance. This F550 flatbed truck came in with the speedometer stuck at 45-50 mph. When we hooked up the scanner and did a self-diagnostic check on the instrument panel, the guages worked correctly - they swept to max and to min correctly...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L in trans VIN: JHMCG5644X
Honda techs, This car has a noise in transmission in park and neutrel and is quite in drive It shifts good no other problems. Any help or tips are welcome. Thanks in advance Ray
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Power Window VIN: JNKCV54E73
I have a G35 where the driver's side window works intermittently, if it does not work you have to hold the button up and slam the door to get it to work. The window works with the key in the door everytime so far just not with the button on the switch. I am ho...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L gas smell VIN: SAJHX6247V
I'm hoping someone has seen this problem before. When the customer fills the car up there is a strong gas smell in the car. We filled it ourselves and confirmed the problem. The strange thing is that there is no smell except for when fuel is added. The car sat...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L unknown VIN: 1J7KF26Z7V
OK guys. I have one I can not solve. This Cherokee has a ridiculously loud "belt squeal" noise under hood. I ofcourse have checked tensioner and idler pulleys. I hate to admit it, but this had turned into a parts change rally. I loaded the charging system and ...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L control module VIN: 1J4GR48K75
i have a 05 gr cherokee with mil light and code p1637(tcm internal-eeprom error)clear code and returns immediately on start.need control module.problem is can't find module where alldata says it's at.could someone give me a hint where to look without disassemb...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L tcc convertor,e solenoid VIN: JM1BJ2224X
tcc will lock up after 4th gear is reached,after 7 to 27 miles the od light flashes first than the pcm turns off e solenoid[tcc solenoid].turn ignition off or clear codes cycle starts again like previously stated.wondering what computer sees to cause this.no f...
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2000 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMTA2229Y1
I inherited this job after another tech installed a used engine. Engine starts and runs good most of the time but at times when you start the engine it will set a p1525 knock sensor code which turns on mil. Also at times when you accelerate from a stop The tra... Trouble codes: C1118 (trac control torq reduc ckt fail), P1525 (knock sensor circuit malf), P1540 (air bypass circuit open or short circuit)
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2001 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L high idle
Idles at @ 1500 rpm without clutch pedal pressed. Press in clutch pedal slightly, enough to release clutch switch at pedal and it will idle normally. Tried driving vehicle without switch touching back of pedal, but vehicle will ping alot and lacks power. Screw... Trouble codes: P0507, P0705
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2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L clock VIN: 4F2CZ961X5
i have this mazda the clock is set at military time how do i reset it to regular time,alldata or the factory manual does not say anything about it any help would be greatly appreciated..matt
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L fuel gauge VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
This vehicle has been in several times for an inop fuel gauge. Each time the test results are the same, and each time it returns. I installed a gauge tester to test cluster. After testing on several settings the readings on the gauge were good. I then ohmed ou...
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2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S60
I hope there is someone out there who has seen this before, and can maybe shed some light on this for me, it's looking kind of dark to me. Vehicle belongs to very good customer, she keeps it well maintained and rarely declines a repair. Came in for mil and int... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire detected cyl 5)
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D5T
The customer says the car died but restarted ok. Then another time it died, still restared ok. Then while driving the SES light came on and stayed on. I found code p0505 IAC system problem. Car idles about 700rpm. Found very dirty throttle body, cleaned it and... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle air control system problem)
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D23
hey nissan guys, car came in with mil on, codes 335, & 725, customer complaint is when cruise control engaged, car speeds up @ times, also feels like @ times on hills, car boggs down & feels like transmission slips, we're currently running scope patterns on bo... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L heater core VIN: JN8AZ08W53
Have a poor heat temp issue ... therm has been replaced w/Nissan part due to low eng temp. (poor vent temp existed prior and after) . If system is purged of all air, can get 145 deg. from vents (both sides of dualzone). Then 1 or 2 overnights, cold drive-away ...
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Torq Spec VIN: JN8AZ08WZ3
this is for another shop so thanks in advance I need a torq. spec for the spindel nut on the right front axcel the dealer told him 75ft lbs he called me because it didn't sound like that was high enough any Nissan Tech's that can help him? with correct info th...
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1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L timing cover oil leak VIN: 1G3NL1537R
I do and usually practice no silicon with ruberized gaskets but had to try after 2 trials.
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1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2B123456
This OLDS will stall very intermittenly. Then it will not start for about 2 hours, then runs fine for days until it acts up again. I personally have not got it to stall for me. Tested fuel pressure, and it is in specs. Also lab scoped fuel pump, looks good. Re...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Cuts out, Stall
Hey Guys and Gals, Got a cam sensor code on a 3.4 and haven't seen this before, performed the trouble tree from GM for the code and fixed 3 bad spark plug wires but the sensor seemed to be working OK. I looked at the tech 2 and had Cam sensor signal present. T... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Performance)
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Ignition VIN: 1G2HX54K81
Just received this Bonny with an intermittent start issue. I "think" I have a 50/50 shot here...either the ignition switch or the pass key cylinder. It has full power...instruments, radio, lights, etc. Occasionally when the key is turned to start there is noth...
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BC6321N
HI Guys, Well I've got two on here now. The customer stated that this vehicle had been setting in his driveway since March of this year waiting to be repaired. I discovered a broken timing belt idler pulley. We replaced all (4) idler pulleys and the belt. Th...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6855W
car went for state inspection failed for service engine light on. codes for misfire and p0325 knock sensor. when we got car only code was p0325 knock sensor. Our componenet locator has very bad picture of location. where is it. some post mention they go bad a ... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L timing belt VIN: JF1GD9KR54
hi fellow techs , this vehicle came to our shop with the timing belt broken ,my question is how do you set up the timing marks [ has marks on one bank ] and secondly what is the valve clarence for this job.
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1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L master cylinder VIN: JT4VN13D1K
no brake pedal and front brakes not holding
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4TISK12E1S
Hi Guys, This customer came to me after another shop had replaced the spark plugs, fuel filter, and the engine coolant sensor, in an attempt to correct the problem. This vehicle, when cold will not start on the first attempts to start it. After waiting about...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1BG22K7V
dont have agas analizer.o2 sensor would not respond. replaced 02 now reads between .50 and .97 but will not drop bellow .50 car has calif emissons no codes
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Fuel Odor VIN: 4T1BE32K22
Greetings to all member and thanks for reading this. I have a customer that has been complaining of a fuel smell inside the vehicle. This usually occurs after they drive for more than a half hour. Then as the car idles at a stop light or if waiting longer they...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta Celebration Edition 2.0L Auto. Trans. VIN: 3VWWC81H9S
Amigos, I have a 95 jetta 2.0. O1M trans. I have DTC 00518 Throttle Position Sensor posted. It won't clear, reposts immedaitly. Reading the ECM I get a TPS sweep, starting at about 13% and ending ~98%. Reading the TCM Trans-08-display group 01-engine running, ...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Batterry VIN: 3VWBB61C5W
This car was towed in here with a dead battery, charged and checked the battery (12.8) , checked the charging system (Charging at 14.3 when tested), Checked for drain (No drains present). We let it sit overnight (Battery tested at 12.8 the next morning) We sta...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Headlight chime/ Door chime VIN: 3VWCC21C6X
Need information and or help. I have a new bettle here, that will not operate warning chimes. With headlamps left on or door open and key in ignition. My dilema is I have no information. On how this system gets its signal and where it goes, and where the buzze...
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1984 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBAAK7401E
Thanks to all that replied- the rebilt DMEs (yes two in a row) were faulty!! We installed a good used DME and co levels droped to 1.2% with o2 disconnected- .3% connected. That's the last rebuilt control unit for me!! Greg and crew
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L windows mirrors VIN: WBADM6340X
Thanks to all who responded. we found one of the male pins in the chassis harness corroded to the point where it broke off into the door wire harness in the door jam. repaired the connection and now all appears ok. Thanks again. Jeff
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Heater VIN: 1G6KD52B1R
i flushed the heater core again and got CRAZY with the flush gun pressure...huge improvment!! im sure the best repair is core replacment!! thanks to all that replied!!
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transfercase VIN: 1GNDHFYRRM
thanks for all the help i opted to remove the transfer caes and install a used one for the price of the parts and time to get into the case i found a used transfer case cheep and that fixed the problem
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R1X
Thanks for the help guys. Found a bad wire going into the ignition module. It seemed so much like a bad crank sensor even though I couldn't get it to act up on the scope. I finaly decided to trace the wires from crank sensor back to the ignition module and ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L low pedal VIN: 1GNDT13W72
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Starting VIN: 1GCEK14V94
Thanks all for your input, especially those of you suggesting voltage drop. Electrical is sometimes a monumental task to diagnose and usually fairly simple to fix. It ended up being a faulty distribution panel (under the hood). That 15 amp pcm 1 fuse that wasn...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL55U91
Well, everyone was right. It was the pcm, which was what we were thinking, but it really helps to have other opinions in case we were missing something. We got the go ahead to do the pcm (which was a remanufactured unit already - customer had this car since ... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent loss of cam sensor or crank sensor), P0340 (no cam signal at pcm), P1289 (manifold tune valve circuit open/short), P0354 (4 coil circuit).
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1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21Y7V
I have not fixed this van yet although I feel an intake manifold gasket would do it. The customer needed to take the van and it did run perfect off idle. I recieved many replies about lower intake gasket failures, I went as far as pulling the rockers off #7 cy... Trouble codes: P0307.
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B4GP44312
Got it! ended up changing the fuel filter again.Preasure was droping over night,regulator in filter must have ben bad.Thanks again Bill.
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1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L air intake VIN: 1ZVBT22L8K
thanks for all the help with contacts for the parts I needed.Ford nor mazda have any parts for this car(even special order)
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L air bag light flashing VIN: 3FALP6530S
Hi all sorry it's taken so long. came down with the flu. any way Bob airbagexprt hit the nail on yhe head. it was a code 51 instead of 15 my mistake, problem was airbag diagnostic module located behind center consoul passenger side. replaced and all is well. ...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4041S
Before pulling fender and after reading replies (most were fealing that a ground side short wont damage the coil this way) I hooked a good coil on the old coilpack up to a fuse and batery and it did short the primary but only after being left for 5+ min and i... Trouble codes: P1354, P0302, P0306.
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L abs VIN: 1FTEF15N3S
Thanks for the replies. I did get conflicting locations as to where the ABS diagnostic wire is located. However, in the process of trying to locate it I was looking in the area of the instrument panel and steering column. I noticed that the wiring harness just...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDLF4F5SE
thanks to EVERYONE who responded to my post !!! usually i try to e-mail everybody personally , but i'm too busy. a bad intake valve was the problem , but my idiot boss sold the customer an injector first thanks , lewis
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6530T
as a few of you have mentioned the wire harness is deteriorating. the value of the car is not worth the time and parts to fix. customer decided to abort this mission. thanks to all who responded. hope some day i can return the favor
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FU467FHNW
Sorry for the delay on this one guys... It was an easy one, but I didnt think the Coil pack would kill all the cylinders.. New coil pack fixed it.
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRX18L9Y
Thanks for the overwhelming support on this one. The vast majority of replies suggested I replace the IAC (idle air control) motor. You guys were right on target. I replaced the IAC and the truck has not stalled once. Thanks
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L front timing seal VIN: 1FTNE24242
the insurance co. times were wrong thanks for all the responses.
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U52
I WOULD FIRST LIKE TO THANK ALL WHO REPLIED,ECSPECIALLY PAUL FROM WASH.,AND JIM FROM GEORGIA.THE TSB GOT ME HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.WHEN I SAW THE DUTY CYCLE AT 13% AT IDLE WHILE RUNNING, AND REALIZED IT WAS SUPPOSE TO BE 30-40%. I FIGURED I HAD A VACUUM...
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDNE24M34
yay fixed the damn thing changed all eight injectors fuel trim is now plus 3 long term and starts right up expensive fix but not my money thanx for the help i got now i can sleep.
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L abs VIN: 1FMCU96H16
ok i sent this vehical to a dealer i do have a tech in school now, learning hybirds he said don't touch it too..so i'm closing this as fixed due to the fact i fixed it by not working on it
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1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Surge VIN: 1GTHC39F8S
Most everybody pointed to the injector pump which ended up being the problem.I couldnt really get any good diagnostic procedures for the injector pump best way i found to troubleshoot it was to eliminate everything else and talk to techs with experence with t... Trouble codes: 35 (inj pulse width error short response).
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2003 GMC Savana 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDFH15T93
Well,right after getting the first reply we switched o2 sensors side to side in hopes of the light coming back on with the other code.The light hasn't come on at all. Due to having to close the help request in time I can't say it's fixxed but switching the sen... Trouble codes: P0174.
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L headlights VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
I called the dealer and the parts guys were able to locate module its behind the glove box,(larger of the two) resoldered the circuit board and all is well Thanks
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L no heat VIN: 1J4GW58SX2
I replaced the blend doors with updated part. Worked like a charm. You guys were a big help.There was a hidden nut above the brake pedal holding the large aluminum bracket above the steering column. Thanks
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA62352
hey guys i figured it out today alot of you said check coolant sensor readings when happening it was at about 40 f which was around the temp outside after talking to the customer a little deeper hey mentioned a problem he had a year or so ago his old ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDB1260221
Thanks for the timely replies...we ended up getting all the engine and frame numbers to turn into the Bar. This Vehicle just had another NEW Referee label installed to replace an old one. seems the engine had been changed.. etc..etc. We are a consumer assistan...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Engine VIN: WDBDA24D4G
Thanks to all that replied to our request. We found that the timing chain tensioner was stuck-in when reinstalled. The noise was traveling up and appeared to be coming from the valve train. when we removed and cleaned the tensioner it worked properly when rein...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L air bag VIN: WDBHA28E9S
We never could get the light off. although we did find out that the customers brother had tried to figure it out and he may have set the light. we had to send her off to the dealer. After about four calls to the snap-on modis tech line, we got the ever more co...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L instrument cluster lighting VIN: WDBHA28EXV
car had bad bulbs in the cluster. the filaments were flopping around inside the bulbs. i am now humbled. got the dealer bulbs [per replies] and all is well. small bulb identification is dicey in the first place; i don't think there is an ISO standard for them ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J12
first of all thanks to everybody that took their time to reply. we have tryed every suggestion with no luck. with this benz we end up resetting codes, and we drove the car for 30 miles at part throttle (the the car only acted up on wot). the car runs a lot b... Trouble codes: 2050 (twc damaging misfire), 2056 (twc damaging misfire), 2056 (twc damaging misfire).
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L maintenance VIN: WMWRC33433
All agree it is a good idea to change the "lifetime" oil in the Mini's. Recommend changing the oil to the customer. She will be back next week for a transmission oil service.
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
well I found the problem,We took the valve cover off and could move the crank with a rachet about 1/2" before the cams would start to move.I have never seen a timing chain that lose and still be able to run that good. thanks for the help guys. Jon Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor Fault).
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB524V7
found metal in the oil this was so this was enough to recc a timing chian but the custumer did have the $$ to go into the timing chian cover. Trouble codes: P1601 (pcm serial comm or ecm overtemp), P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0440 (evap emissions system fault).
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L front washers VIN: TS3FB49S03
Today we put a new wiper motor in the Saab. It fixed the not parking issue as expected. It, also, as I was told it would, inexplicably, fixed the washers not working complaint. Thank you very much for your help.
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BH66572
Many thanks to all who replied. Most responses suggested belt tensioner issues and that was our original suspicion as well. The root cause really had nothing to do with the timing belt. What we eventually found was a bad cam journal in the head. The center cam...
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1995 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L L/R wheel VIN: JT3DJ81W7S
CAR FIXED! The majority of responses said to check the hose to the offending wheel, as it could collapse internally and still look OK on the outside. We ordered a hose from Toyota. It took a week to get here but when it was installed, problem gone. Other...
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L maintenance VIN: JTNBE46K57
Thanks to all who replied,I was able to reset (THE MAINTENANCE REQUIRED LAMP)with the trip(A)reading shown not the odometer.Thanks Thomas
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1993 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L battery VIN: WVWJD4310P
The most common advice we got was to check the door panels for breaks in the wires, suspecting a component not giving the correct voltage or ground to the window control module under the back seat. We checked the wires in the driver's door hinge area but they ...
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