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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Lacks Power VIN: JH4DA9357L
Vehicle belongs to a friend. He purchased the vehicle with no engine. He installed the engine into it. It starts up and runs. But when the engine goes past 2000 rpm it wants to cut out and stall. At idle it runs great. Check engine light is on. I checked the L...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Cluster & Radio Pixle Display VIN: WBAGF6321S
God Morning BMW Tech's. We have this 1995 BMW 740i with two minor problems. The first problem is the pixle portion of the cluster & the information display. There are many dead pixles & the display keeps reading check rear lights. This car had a bad circuit bo...
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1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L ecu not accessible VIN: WBAGK2321T
AFter previous listed repair history, the DCM's wont talk so there is no communication, therefeor no future work or state inspection can be performed. Check engine light has been off for several thousand miles, and been out of faisafe for 3 weeks. This car see...
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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J43
Came in for inspection, light on. Cleared code, retested and failed. EGR valve operates when power applied, reads position sensor when energized manually. Will not open when commanded by MODIS, I get power but no ground to operate valve. Also MODIS shows no EG... Trouble codes: 0403 (EGR circuit malfunction)
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L ride control VIN: 1G6CD53B3P
This customer 1993 caddy has electronic ft struts. do to the cost he would line to put on reg struts and mounts If we do this is he going to have a message about ride control on all the time? will it affect anything on the rear? Thanks for any advice Jim
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13K1S
Problem: Cuts out on medium to heavy load, has new cap rotor,wires,plugs,module and pick-up coil.Compresssion 140 -150 on all cyls. Scan'd - no codes, Check"d fuel pressure - 28 pounds, check'd for resriction's in lines and t-body none!. Tried new fuel pressur...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs VIN: 2GCEK19R4V
When coming to a stop the ABS kicks in. Has new pads, rotors and sensors with clean mounting surface. ABS ring looks good with no damage. Tires good with proper air pres.
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M3X
Please help me out here, this Lumina doesn't have any driveability issue other than the check engine light is on. the only code is the p0401 for insufficient egr flow. I can command the egr on with my scanner and the map voltage increases like it is supposed t... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected)
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W6Y
Customer complaint of the service four wheel drive light coming on intermittently. Scan Test: History codes C0305 Motor circuit A/B circuit error & CO315 Motor ground circuit. Roadtest 10 miles in & out of four wheel drive serveral times attempting to duplicat...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23113
GUYS I need some info an derection here. This 6.6 has codes p0087/p0089/p1093. An runs very poor 40 mph tops. I checked the fuel press at test port 2 psi vac. I have a tech2 scanner an reading the actual fuel rail press. koeo is 203.3 desired fuel rail press. ... Trouble codes: P0087 (P0087 for fuel rail pressure too low.), P0089 (The difference between actual and desired FRP is more than 20 MPa), P1093 (The difference between commanded fuel pressure and actual fuel pressure is more than 20 MPa.)
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L suspension VIN: KL1TJ62654
Customer came in with complaint of noise in front suspension. Checked tsb on Mitchell for stabilizer bushings. Replaced bushings. Noise is still there.If you go over bumps it makes a loud noise. Installed Snap on noise locater and it seams to be coming out of ...
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2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2C3HE66G93
HI GUYS WE HAVE A REAL BARN BURNER HERE.We have this car with a miss left bank all 3 cylinders.At the beginning of scanning we found down stream 0/2 not working.After removal we detected the sensor had really got hot obviously over fueling.Going back to the mi...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L pwr liftgate VIN: 2C8GF68434
HELLO ALL! Need some help on this '04 Chrysler Pacifica. This has a power liftgate. It came in working fine except, the liftgate latch actuator was making a clicking/ratchety sound when it would unlock. We replaced the actuator problem fixed right? -WRONG! Now...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP653XT
Hello All,Hopefully someone has seen our problem before.We have a 1996 Ford Contour that is stumping us.Car came in and would not start.Tested fuel pressure and it was only at 15 psi.Had a bulletin from Ford about the fuel pump.We swapped the fuel pump with a ...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L slipping shift VIN: 1FTDR15X5V
Truck came in dead with trans out. Little movement not drivable. No codes battery toast. Pulled in and pulled trans and overhauled. Front drum little scored, band gone, clutches toast. Sanded drum smooth, installed overhaul kit, and reinstalled. Now I got a cr...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L lighting VIN: 2FAFP71WX4
Intrument panel lights, parking lights and headlights will occasionally go out while driving. Then come back on anywhere from 5 seconds to about a minute later. An audible clicking is heard when this happens that comes from the LCM. The dealer has installed t...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L blower and vent mode,ac comp not ingadgeing VIN: 1FTPW12584
hi guys! i havent seen this before. the lites on the control head come on and off in sink with the blower motor. and every time it comes back on it has switched modes to defrost from vent, but not on the head display.it switches in 2 sec intervols.in a pattern...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Temp gauge
A couple of months ago I did routine maintenance on this truck. Tune up, Trans flush, coolant flush. A couple of weeks later the customer returns with a list of symptoms. Turns out the temp gauge pegged out and it went in to limp mode. I could not duplicate it...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L abs VIN: 2FAFP71W35
This vehicle has had this problem for sometime now, codes are cleared when started the ABS light and traction control light will be on,..in a matter of a short time 2-3 minutes the lights will go off,..and set the codes U0073 and U1900,..no CAN communication. ...
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1990 Honda Civic 1.5L Surge VIN: 2HGED6345K
Need help please. Came in crank no start. Installed a new distributor. Ran fine at first. Still Runs fine cold. Surges after engine warms up. No codes in computer.Anybody have any ideas ?
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L cv shaft VIN: 1HGCM56814
car was presented to us with severe front end vibration, only on accel from 55-65mph. vibration goes away once you take your foot off the gas. feels like a side to side shaking. all front end parts tight upon inspection. could not duplicate problem in shop. in...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D5X
Isuzu Guys I really need your help on this one, customer came in for smog, check engine light was on codes P0107 and P1627 Pulled, tested for 5 volt v-ref at map sensor, tps, egr, thermo switch on condensor, all show 5 volts, check all v-ref ckts for short to ... Trouble codes: P0107, P1627 (PCM A/D conversion malfunction)
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GK58K13
we have ignition breakdown after vehicle heats up-found coolant in spark plug(back right)no misfire codes-only code present p1682-had bad battery connection.
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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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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB72361
It returned with PO 171. The MIL on. The first two trys to read codes came up with no codes present, the third showed P0171. Again at idle, intermittantly the MAF grams/sec reading goes crazy, up to 350, the trims also go way up 100%. I would not expect two ba... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean)
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALHV1247M
This land rover was towed in for no start. Check spark from coil good. Check spark at spark plugs. None found. Remove rotor and found it burned through. Replaced the cap and rotor and the engine ran good for 10 minutes. Turn engine off, wait 10 minutes and no ...
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1996 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD42S4T
Vehicle was in our shop 2 months ago and with code P0401 for low EGR flow. At that time, we removed the intake plenum, cleaned out EGR passages and installed a new EGR valve and EGR transducer. Parts came from the dealer. Wouldn't you know, now we have too muc... Trouble codes: P0402 (Excessive EGR flow)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
This Benz came in with codes for all cylinders in right bank missing. Fuel trim numbers look good so don't suspect MAF problem, plus it was replaced not long ago. A search of the archives revealed a lot of missfires caused by plugged cats. On a test drive, und... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple missfires), P0301 (Cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 missfire), P0303 (Cyl 2 missfire)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Air bag Code VIN: WDCAB54E71
Please I need to know about step by step to this air bag code B 1878 ?? Thanks a lot
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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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2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L no gas fill VIN: 2MHHM75W45
I have a 2005 Mercury Gran Marquis 4.6l that has a common problem of the gas pump shutting off not allowing to fill up.I checked the vent lines and blew them out.I have no codes.This car is immaculate ,has never had any problems.Owner is also impatient just wa...
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1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS34P6M
Help all Nissan techs!! This vehicle has had a new set of injectors, o2 sensor and known good ecm installed. Vehicle came to us with a idles poorly/ stalls at stops customer complaint. We verified very rich, alpha fuel mixture 85%(rich), injector duty cycle mu...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, loss of power VIN: JN1CA21D1X
this vehicle will accelerate ok on a light throttle,but if you try to give it more gas it will lose power and feel like it is falling on its face.checked fuel pressure which is normal and m/a/f sensor which was slightly out of range-replaced m/a/f. tps was als... Trouble codes: P0325
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BA41E75
I have an 05 maxima here will not stay idling sometimes it will surge from 800- 2500 the tachometer bouning a lot right before it dies when cold it's beter gets worth as it's warm up all that started when owner let his young son drive this car. i suspect abuse... Trouble codes: P0300
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2006 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L disc & plate VIN: 1N6BD06TX6
This Nissan came in with a disc completely stripped off. HOWEVER, there is a part on the back of the flywheel that is a spring loaded part that Nissan calls a signal plate? This is kind of a shock absorbing part of the clutch I guess, because you can turn it b...
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1998 Ferrari F355 Spider 3.5L engine noise VIN: ZFFXR48AXW
Hello group, Engine has a gear or chain noise at or under frt crank pulley. I removed drive belts but no change. From what I can find out oil pump and aux shafts that drive the timing belts are chain driven. Is this correct? Before I open this up anybody had ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WP52K6X
i have this grand prix giving me fits.it is a no start,no spark,no injector pulse.has good fuel pressure.i checked crank sensor. i have 3x signal,but no 18x signal.checked power and ground to crank sensor.i have 10.7 volts to sensor.i replaced sensor still no ...
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1988 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L battery goes dead VIN: JT3FJ62G5J
I've got a real humdinger here. This land cruiser keeps flattening the battery. There is only a 4.51 milliamp parasitic drain, but owner claims car wouldn't start two days after I installed a brand new 785 cranking amp battery. She jump started the car and bro...
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Lack of Power VIN: JT3VN29V5R
We have found several problems on this 4-Runner, but none of them has cured the problem. It runs smoothly, it just doesn't have enough power. This engine is a little anemic normally, but this one is worse than normal. The catalytic converter was slightly restr...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: 4T1BG22K7V
High mileage Camry no apparent signs of oil fouling. Does anyone have the diagnostics for this code available? From what I have been reading I can not just hook up a dvom to read the o2 voltages. ANy help would be appreciated from this "domestic" technician -G... Trouble codes: DTC, 1133 (air/fuel mixture sensor aka ho2 sensor)
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVL52N4X
its late in the day. I actually havent gotten a chance to look into the vehicle yet but just wanna get a head start on this tomorrow mourning. Vehicle has intemittent no start. Customer state when vehicle start all the lights on the dashes come on. When vehicl...
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Suspention VIN: JTEGH20V51
Hello everyone, we have an 01 Rav 4L that has a very pronounced clunk from the right front when going over slight bumps. We disconnected the link and drove it tech it seemed to be gone. Replaced both links and noise no better. Nothing appears loose at all. The...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C82
Hi everyone and thanks for your help in advance I have a 2002 sienna with a p1155 code. With out checking we replaced both sensors as we see this problem alot on toyotas . We Gave it back to the customer and the CE light cameback on ,Same code. After diagnosin... Trouble codes: P1155
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L wipers VIN: 3VWTE29M2Y
Car came in with tight wiper pivot. Freed up tight pivot & then motor would not function. Install reman wiper motor & now wipers park in the center of the sweep across glass.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Convertible Top VIN: 3VWCK21Y53
The car came back in, the guide cable had a rivet that got caught in the head of an allen screw. That has been repaired, and the top functioned properly after another reset procedure. I drove the car, and operated the top up and down about fifteen times, and a...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L abs VIN: 3VWSK69M83
This vehicle came in with ABS lamp on and red brake lamp flashing. Found code 01130. If I erase code it comes back immediatly. Code description "ABS OPERATION IMPLAUSIBLE SIGNAL1". I have visaully inspected wiring and tested all power and ground to ABS control...
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1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1LS56D1X
hi there volvo techs. this vehicle came to my shop originaly with an intermitent problem of cuting out, stalling and rich mixture. i pulled codes for mas air flow meter and o2 sensor. have changed both and still same problems exist but sometimes for no reason ...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Oiling system VIN: YV1TS90D4Y
Car came in for leaking trans pan gasket. Replaced it and took it out for a test drive, and the oil light came on. Pulled it back in and tested the oil pressure sensor, and it was within the proper ohms range. Installed mechanical oil pressure gauge, and teste...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L drivers side curtain airbag VIN: YV1SW61R91
hi folks we have this volvo with code 0105 air bag controller issue. and 0034 drivers side curtain airbag reistance to high. now we told cust it needed a drivers side curtain air bag at least, and maybe a controller. so we put the air bag in, note the old bag ...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L fuel smell VIN: WBABJ632XR
Hi, sorry about the delay in closing, just wanted to make sure vehicle was repaired and customer satisfied. Thanks to all who reponded. The fix was replacing the vent hose going to the filler neck. Thanks Again.
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG7329V
Thanks for all the help with this problem. With all the replies about bad Chinese sensors I thought that this was the problem. I ordered a BMW sensor from WP and installed it only to find that it was a OEM sensor that we had used previously. The new sensor s... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position - rationality check).
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L control head VIN: 1G4HP52L8R
Thank You to all who offered help. We finally located a used control head at a Bone Yard. We put it in and the car is fixed. Cost us $100.
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1993 Cadillac Eldorado Sport 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6EL12Y6P
Thanks so much to Jose [...] all hit it on the nose. There was a kinked return line close the the shift linkage on trans. The caddy was fixed in 30 min. after reading replies. fuel pressure dropped to 38 immedeatly. Thanks so much iatn rocks...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L hard start VIN: 1G6KD54Y4W
Thanks to everyone for all the help! almost everyone was right on with the fuel pressure regulator causing the long crank time and black smoke problem. I also have a 97 seville of my own so i replaced the regulator on that too right away. The EXP ID problem st...
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L abs light on VIN: 1G6KY5499Y
To all the guys that helped us thank you ALFRED [...] and the many more we had great input and this is a true reminder of how good this network is to us an the talent there is in the auto repair field ..we truly ...
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1996 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGC29F6T
From what I have found the PMD will shut the truck off hot. There is also a position sensor in the injection pump that will cause a no start. Unfortunately there isn't really a conclusive test for either of these. I did find out that is the truck is running...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26J4T
thanks to all who replied. I replaced the dist. with an AC Delco and no change. ,tore down ft cover and inspected, it looked fine,very clean,little slack in the chain..the cam retainer looked great.put it all back together and it did not start.no rpm on the s... Trouble codes: P0340, P0341.
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19WXW
Hey everyone. sorry it took a while to post fix but this one is fixed and it taught me and my tech when all else fails go back to basics! I will give a brief summary of all the replies that I have received (by the way: thank all of you so much!). I had someon... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Air Bag VIN: 2GCEC19T5Y
Thanks for all the replies. Most said had to go to dealer. Thats what my customer (body shop) decided to do. It worked, and the truck went home. Thought about trying the 30 minute re-learn, even though the "book" said not to, but didn't feel brave enough to tr...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L hard start VIN: 1GCFG15X54
thanks to all sorry it took so long to respond but i've been waiting to hear from customer and it's good news after the responses i received i removed the purge solenoid and it was stuck open so when youd fill thr tank full the vapersa were filling intake caus... Trouble codes: P0442, P0496.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Air Bag Light VIN: 3C8FY68B83
Thank to everyone that responded. And sorry that it took so long to get back to close this request. I haven't been able to get this one fixed for sure. I have taken the seat back off and taken the wiring and moved it and unpluged the seat airbag and the ligh...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Starter VIN: 1B4GP54L6W
Thanks for all your help. The problem was a defective instrument cluster. Once we unplugged the cluster and plugged it back in the van started. We installed a used instrument cluster and all concerns are fixed. Thanks again.
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HS28Z7X
thank you all the problem is the pcm, when i read your replies i shook the cob webs from my head and tested for pcm control of the asd relay. it was not grounding the asd koeo. or cranking. checked the control wire it was good but the pcm is bad. it was just h...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Anti Rattle Clips VIN: 1B7HF13ZXJ
I have been waiting for word from the customer to verify that the problem is indeed fixed. It's been two weeks so I am going to assume that it is. I ended up putting on another set of anti rattle clips along with a new set of pads and turned the rotors. The ro...
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L odometer VIN: 1D4GP24RX4
client has not returned with vehicle as of yet, due to time limits here, I will put up a post if it comes back and I find something, thanks to all for the advice, have a Merry Christmas, Dale.
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2003 Fiat Ducato18maxi 2.8L Starting VIN: ZFA244000-
Hi there sorry about the late closing i had a little computer trouble...it seems that laptops dont drink wine...? who would have thought it. anyway we changed the fuel filter and then double checked it was bled correctly. and some air did come out. however the...
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1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6240P
Reman ECM installed 2 days ago. Vehicle would not start that morning, Popped the ECM in and has been running ever since. Calling it fixed. What I learned is the IDM scope signal is the ECM's processed view not what the Ign module is acually sending to the EC... Trouble codes: 211 (Erratic PIP signal seen at ECM).
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L power inverter VIN: 1FTCR14A6S
everyone had some good ideas the formula i had to figure amps seemed to be correct alot of people came up with the same amount of amps as i did so i put in 200 amp alt. installed larger wire for alt.1/0 now i just have to find a place for a second battery and ...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L no start VIN: 1FTE124Y4S
Sorry for the delay in posting of the repair on this one, it's been gone for two weeks with the VSS in the rear axle unplugged. This was a no-spark related problem, not really clear why this was causing this to happen. WILL INSTALL A NEW SENSOR WHEN CUSTOMER R...
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1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L line pressure
The fix did end up being replacing a worn pump. The pressure regulator valve was sticking in the valve body, which I replaced with with a Sonnax repair valve, and I also replaced the pressure control solenoid first, but it didn't help the pressures. Once I p...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Stall VIN: 3FAKP1136W
Thanks to all who replied to my request.Fix ended up being the ecm/after trying the wiggle test on everything i could get my hands on i brought my wifes hair dryer and heated up the computer**bingo**car died-cooling fan came on-lost comunication-replaced pcm a...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L horn VIN: 1FTZF18W3W
customer didnot return for service- we are sure problem is in gem module - thanks to everyone who responded to my request.
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L3X
Thanks to all who took the time to respond. I pulled the right valve cover and found a rocker arm and one valve spring keeper laying in the head. I have no idea where the disc that fits over the spring nor the other keeper are. Happy Thanksgiving, Glenn
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU72E8Y
Hello to all again, so far so good customer has had no problems . It's been about 4 days and we certainly noticed that it ran much better and started with a smoother idle when cold. What we did is clean T/O and MAF and replaced IAC valve. I suppose if this pro...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo pedestal leak VIN: 3FTSW31FX1
THANK YOU ALL, WE TOOK THE PEDALSTAL BACK OFF AND CHECKED OIL DRAIN BACK HOLE FOR PLUGGED IN ENGINE, AND TURBO FOR CRACKS FOR SEAL PROBLEM AND ALL LOOKED GOOD.TEST DROVE AND STILL LEAKED OUT OF EBP HOLE AND THIS IS A COMPLETE UNITE FROM FORD,AFTER HOURS OF SCR...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Seal VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Thanks all who replied. Warranty was eye opening. The owner & I both missed the fact that there is still a warranty left on engine. Very cool, many thanks. Since the owner of the vehicle is a good customer, we took the vehicle to our normal ford dealer we ...
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1998 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L carrier VIN: 1GNFK16T51
OK, I ended up just tapping the shims in. The stock ones were definitely still too thick but I had a shim kit so I found some that would allow for an acceptable amount of pre-load (using as much as I could get in without damaging them). I used a block of [...] ...
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2000 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L door locks VIN: 1GTGC29U3Y
well this was easier than i thought the auto door lock can be dissabled, thanks to randal here how.The DRL relay is under the hood in the distribution box and the door locks can be canceled with this procedure...With the ignition off, pull back and hold the t...
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1995 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L Harmonic balancer VIN: JHNBB2173S
Thanks to all for their time and expert opinions. All grounds were verified and confirmed as good. Additional grounds did nothing to cure the problem. The end result here was that the belt was generating static electricity (as several of our members suggested)...
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGCG32062
A dealer part man said that Valeo and Denso are not compatible. Mark commented that the pan mounting points might be different. I ordered a steel Valeo radiator. I thought that this problem could be happen because the upper hose is connected directly to the en...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31A62
Hi, Most of you suggested that the throttle body actuator is the fault here. No relation to the gas cap of the car, just coincidence I guess. Customer has not elected to replace the actuator as the problem does not cause any drivability issues and the part is ... Trouble codes: P1121 (Throttle Actuator).
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2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Power door lock system VIN: SAJDA42C72
The key here is to use ALL resources when up against it. My thanks go to Steve [...] also sent me the window re...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IJ4GZB8S6T
Finally got the vehicle back in the shop and had another good look at cam sensor signal. Found signal did look differant when the problem occured and ignition timing would retard slightly. Owner took vehicle back to another workshop that replaced distributor 6...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L gauge VIN: 1J8GW68J63
Thanks to all the replies. There were a lot of references to the cooling fan and relay, and I know these are very good possibilities. However I found out later that the customer had heard the cooling fan when it was overheating. I did check for co2 in cooling...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L control module VIN: 1J4GR48K75
FOUND THE MODULE AND REPLACED.ALL'S WELL.THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D85
In general I tend to agree with the replies that suggested the cylinders were washed out because of a short-run situation. I talked to one of my local Nissan techs who says he has seen this before, but knows of no Nissan recommended solution for the problem.
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1994 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L timing cover oil leak VIN: 1G3NL1537R
The breather system hoses were soft but were not the cause of the problem. Locating what was the true leak led to the fix. Please do not laugh but the oil leak source was the front crank seal. The crank balancer is very open and can be looked through while th...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ12M8T
Hi This turned out to be an aftermarket security system causing all these problems. We by passed the system and everything seems to be fine. Thank you for all the responses. Jim Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft deterrent cranking signal), P1672 (Low engine oil level lamp control circuit).
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L cranks wont fire VIN: 1G2JB1247T
HI FOLKS I FINALLY GOT ENOUGH TIME TO CONCETRATE ON THIS SUNFIRE BACK IN THE BEGINNING WE SCOPED THE CAM AND CRANK SIGNALS GOING INTO THE COMPUTOR WE HAD BOTH TRIGGERS 7 SPIKES ON THE CRANK SIGNAL AND 1 SPIKE ON THE CAM SENSOR SO WE REPLACED THE COMPU...
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