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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JH4UA2659T
Ok i have this acura in the shop. It was originally towed in for loss of power on the freeway. I could not duplicate customers complaint so i sold a full tune up, water pump t belt etc. Two days after letting the car leave she is back. Now the car is running v...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N21
Customer failed state inspection for p0051 and changed the drivers side front o2 with a bosch unit.Code came back and now also has a code p0101 for the MAF sensor.Using european software for my genesys i pulled codes 17549 for the MAF and code 17527 for the o2... Trouble codes: P0051 (ho2s heater controll cuircuit low b2s1), P0101 (mass/volume air flow a curcuit rng/perf)
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBADE6320W
Bmw techs this 540i has filtered its way down to me and not finding the problem is not an option on your bosses wifes car:) This 540 has a complaint of hessitation at startup. When you start it it will sometimes stall once or twice Or if it does not stall it w...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAFT00848
i have this 2001 bmw 330i which was towed in after an overheat situation.. we found it had a blown head gasket.. we have done many bmw heads and engine repairs..we have the proper head jigs to do these heads so those were used.. any way after the work was comp...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L rotors VIN: WBAET37463
Vechicle came in three weeks ago for rear rotors and pads. we replaced pads with PBR ceramics, and rotors with Brembo. Vechicle came back with a squeal on rear right wheel, only when traveling slow and braking lightly. Does not make any noise under normal brak...
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2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L DRL's VIN: WBANF73587
Hello again BMW techs. This is the first time I have had this problem. I'm trying to certify this car to Canadian standards, and cannot find the DRL On/Off function within I-Drive. The other '06-'07 BMW's we have had had this function. It was in I-Drive under ...
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1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G4BN52P6S
sorry this is so long but im just trying to give you all the info i can. i need some help on this one. it came in as a no start when it thad sat for the weekend. let it sit and it had spark out of coil but none out of cap. found crack a base of dist post. did ...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L air bags VIN: 1G4HR52K3V
Originally disconnected air bags for elderly driver several years ago, no problem with system at that time. Now, reconnected bags and have air bag light on. Light flashes 7 times and stays on. DTC B1053. No Evidence of crash anywhere on car. Local GM dealer to...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KD54Y11
We have a very intermittent battery drain problem. We have caught it one time at 1.9 amps. With an amp probe we found it was related to the fuse panel under the rear seat. After removing all fuses and relays the draw was still there. We inspected the fuse bloc...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13Z2N
car act like loading up for first few minutes then runs fine we have tested and changed every sensor. watched scanner from start up , every value was right.it does not act like a ignition problem.fuel pressure is within range 11 psi.
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF524X7
When vehicle first came in I scope tested found new plugs and wires(custumer installed.Went to injectors and scoped those with patterns.I replace coil pack with a known good one.I also replaced plugs and wires.I still have a random missfire at times and at oth... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L dlr, VIN: 1Y1SK52861
The bright light indicator flashes and the drl relay clicks. When the lights are on it does not do it. With the key on engine off it does not click either. We have replaced the multifunction switch, drl module and head light relay. Have checked what grounds we...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L engine VIN: 1GCHC23172
This truck has exceptional blowby and oil use coming from the pcv vent tube at the right front of the engine which comes from the pcv tubes from each valve cover. Oil has covered the chassis. I have not found any tsb,s on this and the engine runs great, no wea...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L ABS Module VIN: 1GCGG29R92
ABS light is on but will not communicate with 3 different scanners. All powers and grounds are good at ABS Module. ABS Modules common on this?
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L brakes??? VIN: 1GCGK13U62
Customer complains of vehicle pull to Right, intermittnetly. Condition reported as very random, after hitting a bump, turning a corner, braking. Customer description is during Summer squeaking noise can be heard in RF with window down, not noted in winter mont...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Radio VIN: 1G1JC12482
Thanks for your help in advance. The LOC light is on in the radio. This is kind of a basic radio with a CD. Does anyone have a way to unlock it? I have an OTC scanner and looked in the body module but I find nothing regarding the radio. I have looked in the ...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L security lamp VIN: 2G1WH52K03
hello i have an 03 impala with an intermittent security light, that comes on while driving about 30 minutes. checked for codes with tech2 found none. with light on checked security light status with tech2, it shows the lamp to not be on. has remote start that ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L rear wiper VIN: 1GNDT13S93
Rear wiper inop.check all fuses,ok .have power up to the circiut breaker, but no Batt+ power to the wiper motor @the orange wire and no singnal at the green wire @ motor.the wire schematic is really not helping.this has a lift gate module but we dont have tech...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35U75
hello again i have another alligator here customer towed in no start changed crank sensor per code now i have crank signal , still noo start pops back through intake like it is out of time ran compression test have only 35 psi on # 6 cyl but i think it should ... Trouble codes: P0336
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2005 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L 3rd gear VIN: 1GCDM19X05
Hello everybody, I have an '05 astro van, 4 speed(o/d) with no 3rd gear at all and no codes present or pending. With Modis can scan values and indicates vehicle shifts from 2 to 3 but 3rd is just another neutral at this point. can rev engine until it shifts to...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WT58K36
Car came shifing hard with the check engine light on. It had a PO171 lean code. The long term fuel trim was fixed at 19.5%. The MAF sensor would change is reading at idle intermittently. The car would also reset the lean code within a couple minutes. I have ne... Trouble codes: P0171
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45X5T
This one came from another repair shop as a no start. They had replaced the cam sensor, crank sensor and new connectors. We checked the timing belt and it is fine. Engine has compression. There is spark on the 1-4 coil but no spark on the 2-3. Using a noid lig...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H6X
i AM WATCHING THE CRANK SENSOR FREQUENCY. 250 HZ WITH FREQUENT GLITCHES TO 75 HZ. TESTING AT PCM AND AT SENSOR. CHECKING 5 VOLT INPUT TO SENSOR AND I HAVE 9 VOLTS COMING FROM PCM PIN #44. THIS PIN FEEDS POWER TO THE CAM AND THE CRANK SENSORS. IS 9 VOLTS TOO MU...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L starter VIN: 2C3HD46J5X
Vehicle will ocasionaly not crank. May take several tries. I replaced the starter thinking it was the contacts in the starter, and they were worn. This last week they had the no crank and then noticed a power drop after getting up to 15mph when the doors would...
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66G11
looking for help on this trouble maker. Vehicle got towed in with a hole in the oil pan customer hit something on the road and drove it until it died. installed good used motor and vehicle is a no start. vehicle has spark on two coils. thinking it could be pcm...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X7Y
I have tried a new pickup coil in the distributor for this problem beings that I had the correct fuel pressure when the vehicle acts up. After driving the vehicle for a period of time ( time enough to get it to good running temp)I have to shut it down for appr...
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L cooling fan VIN: 1B7GL2AX4Y
We took fuse the box apart and repaired burned conections, Installed new relay. Fan is ok and if we jump it it works. the code 1491 keeps coming back. I jumped the wire at the computer and the fan works. My scaner wont let me turn the fan on so I don't know if...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 3D7HA18N22
cylinder heads were replaced due to overheat concern and i figure the problem was there waiting to be disturbed but this is it after the engine work we now have a bad electrical problem runs bad at idle surges up and down and dies finally it blew the asd circu...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L multiple VIN: 1D8HB48N14
HELLO FELLOW TECHS I am in need of a dodge tech in a bad way. This durango came in doing multiple things erraticaly and it wont make up its mind about where the problems wants to stay. sometimes it runs good sometimes it runs bad other crazy things like the ra...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Dash Illumination VIN: 1FDKE37GPH
Vehicle complaint was no tail or signal lights on one side. After driving in to bay, all exterior lights worked, dash lights were on constantly, digital odometer was displaying with key off. Fuses, powers and grounds were all checked. Now, with doors closed, l...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L 4 Wheel drive VIN: 1FTZR15X9W
1998 Ford Ranger 4X4 the customer complant is that his four wheel drive does not work. He took it to Ford and they replaced the vacuum solenoid for the front hubs said that it was bad also that his transfer case is bad thats why it does not stay in four wheel ...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF17W4Y
Hey guys i have a 9/99 f150 check engine light keeps coming on no egr flow i checked vacum to valve there is no vacum at the vacum control sensor there is vacum going to control sensor.The 2 wire connector shows power on both sides should there be a ground sig...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51U0X
Vehicle came in had ran extremely hot we replaced engine with used engine from Taurus. Ran fine customer picked up brought back few days later. Complained of loosing power intermently & check engine light on. Hooked up scanner had above mentioned codes. Looked... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153, P1132 (lack of o2 switching bank 1 1), P1152 (lack of o2 switching bank 2 1)
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMPU18L3Y
I'm ready to call an exorcist! This truck is owned by a friend of mine, and sometimes after a short soak after driving, such as after filling up with gas or stopping at a store quickly, it cranks but won't start. After a minute or so it will start. I drove it ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Starter, Radio, PCM VIN: 1FAFP56S6Y
Looking for a really good FORD tech. - Please help! Vehicle drove in with intermitent stall no re-crank complaint. Initially went to start vehicle, no crank, put jump box on battery, started vehicle and drove in shop. Tested battery, tested ok, tried to start,...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L wont reset monitors VIN: 1FDNF21S5X
hi and thanks in advance for your help. for some reason we are unable to reset all readiness monitors. vehicle has been driven over 100 miles a day in all kinds of conditions for over a week and still no luck. the monitors that wont reset are catalyst, egr , a... Trouble codes: P1000
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L starter VIN: IFP3D2W3U6
cant get truck to start driving me crazy please help
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FMYU96H36
Hello all, We have a 2002 escape with a slightly loose steering wheel. According to mitchell, and alldata, the procedure for removal is to loosen the "pivot bolt" and remove the steering wheel. (along w directions for air bag/clockspring wiring etc.) Problem: ...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L handling VIN: 1FAFP36302
My customer comes in to say his car is fishtailing on icy roads at speeds over 80km/hr (50mph). 30,000km ago he was complaining about the same thing and the tires, rear upper control arms and an alignment was done and he said the problem was gone. The upper co...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W8X
This is a fuel problem for shure, Customer says if you dump a little fuel in the throttle plate it will start and run all day and restart ok throughout the day, He's right. But won't start on its own cold. Fuel preshure is as follows, Key on 55-60, but crank a... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1991 Jeep Wrangler Renegade 4.0L Misfire VIN: 2J4FY69S2M
OK Jeep start and runs just great lots of power , When been driven off road and starts to get HOT after 25 Min's the engine starts to miss and will not take more than 2200RPM If i keep the RPM down i can drive normally but if i need to boot her to get moving o...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Whistle noise VIN: 1J4GW48S6Y
This vehicle has a whistle nose that sounds like it is coming from the intake manifold. It makes the noise for about 30 to 45 seconds after driving as long as the throttle is closed. It will do it with the vehicle moving or stationary, as long as the throttle ...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: SALPF1544Y
this rover has an intermittent no start which I was able to catch last time in. There was no fuel pump activation which was traced to the ECM main relay not switching on. I had power at the 2 inputs for the relay. On the switched circuit of the relay it powers...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Monitors not run VIN: 1YVGE22D0T
Hello Everyone: I am having a problem getting the readiness monitors to run. The vehicle does not have any codes present, no pending codes, no memory codes. Vehicle runs great - MIL is not on. This is a vehicle from a used car dealer and it will not pass emis...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J6Y
info help please. i have looked at smalldata and other info sites to no avail. this car had compressor and front struts replaced about 4 months ago. fine till 3 weeks ago. came in on hook all 4 on the ground after sits a few hours/overnite. when started all fo...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L driver seat VIN: WDBNG70J7Y
hi guys we make mistak and wheh we replace the battery on this car we didnot used the tools to save the memmory on seat ,right know any time start the car disply showes on red ( enterance position on the top picture of steerig in the center and on lower line d...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L test procedure VIN: WDBNG75J62
car has classic mass air flow symptoms, however it is our common practice to check fuel pressure and smoke check for vacuum leaks before selling the meter. when i smoke check the intake system on this vehicle, there are no external leaks, but almost immediatel... Trouble codes: P2004 (hot film maf sensor)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Electric Window VIN: WDBTJ65J63
Car was brought in for the passanger rear power window not working off the drivers master switch. Window does operate properly off the rear window switch. The other windows all work correctly from the master switch, it is just the passanger rear window that ha...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L radio,steering assist,seat belt light VIN: 1MELM55U6V
i disconnected trany range senor /steering sensor/and solinoid on steering rack problem still present the condition is intermitant and no dtc any help would be greatly appreciated and i did go through the fix database and know these have problems and all said ...
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1995 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AP57J5S
Crank sensor is picking up a signal and when spinning engine over checking the reference wire on the cam sensor with a power probe the cam sensor flashes a ground signal as though it is working but the computer doesn,t pick it up . Trouble codes: 23 (cam sensor fault)
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4A3AA46GXX
I have a Galant here that has an interminant low idle/ stall condition. I have checked for codes to find none and checked fuel pressure to find to specs while it was idleing low. I checked for other posts that came up with a fuel control module but this vehicl...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L tcm VIN: JN1CA21D7V
i have a 1997 nissan maxima that came in for inspection. the inspection system rejected his approval for a sticker due to a pending pcm code. p0600 transmission control module comunication line fault. i tested all com lines from tcm to pcm and all tested good....
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28T42
Have graphed the O2 sensors and both front O2 sensor seem Ok. But will set dtc for bank 1. code only resets while driving. Trouble codes: P0132 (B1S1 high voltage)
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D73
Good Morning everyone, I'm getting on back from a few weeks ago that I thought was a slam dunk.Vehicle had a slightly slow cranking speed with a no start,(no spark or Fuel injector control). After replacing weak battery car started and ran great until yesterda...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE-R 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BL11D65
car cranks will not start. had cam sensor code. replace sensor. no help. has good injector pulse. verify has power and ground to coil`s. check for spark. spark`s once when cranking. has cranking rpm on snap on scanner. Trouble codes: P0340
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Guages,Data Stream VIN: 2P4GP4437W
Hello there and thanks in advance for all the help. Something in this van is causing the gauges to drop off at random. (all the Gauges stop at the same time but the failure is at random) The cluster still has power on it but all gauges stop working and the PRN...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Temp Guage VIN: 1G2NE15M9S
Having engine temp problem from initial start up. Customer starts unit and drives 15 miles to work and temp guage goes into the red and then comes down to normal if he turns it off and restarts it. Kinda like the thermostat opens finaly. This started a few wee...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DF75K63
Good morning everyone I have an 03 saab 9-3 that we just recently put an alternator on. The customer said that the next day an mil came on. When we checked it we found code 1312 combustion detection cyl 1 & 2 /short to B+. I have never seen this code before. W... Trouble codes: 1312 (combustion detection cyl 1 2 /short to B)
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1989 Toyota Supra 3.0L Rack VIN: JT2MA70L6K
The car came in complaining of a vibration felt in the floorboards and slightly in the steering wheel above 50 mph. The car had been sitting in storage for some time so the brakes were replaced with calipers and rotors and the flat spotted tires were replaced...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4RN13P8R
This car failed a smog test due to high C.O. It is running .600-.700 C.O. and the HC's are also high. We checked all the usual suspects Air Flow meter, fuel pressure, Temp. sensor [new]. The car runs fine and idles smoothly. We replaced the original cat.-C.O. ... Trouble codes: 25 (oxy sensor)
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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUBG34D4W
Thanks to all who responded. It ended up being the electric cooling fan. It was difficult to nail down because it would not make the noise all the time. I finally got the noise to be consistent and isolated it to the electric cooling fan. The fan would go into...
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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L steering rack VIN: WAUFL54D6Y
Hello and thank you to those of you who replied. I ended up removing the reservoir and flushing it out. Cleaned the filter screen. Reinstalled and filled with fresh fluid. I did not notice an immediate change however, the next morning the p/s was back to norma...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Caliper/Pads VIN: WAUDD68D8Y
HI. first of all i would like to thank all of you for the help. It was both rear axles the rings had cracks in them. No codes and intermitint!! I did pull the abs fuse and problem went away. Replaced both axles and problem fixed. It was weird because the noise...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Cluster & Radio Pixle Display VIN: WBAGF6321S
You Guys Are Awsome! We pulled the cluster and cleaned the board out with electrical contact cleaner & it restored all the pixles. Because our problem was with the pixles not working, not the low back light issue as some responed to. The only thing now, is ...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L transmission VIN: 1G4HR5219R
I have reviewed lots of info on this car.The customer has not returned with the car to cont diag.But thanks too all that emailed me with help.
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDC14Z4R
Thanks to all that replied. some of you hit the issue on the nose. I feel like an idiot for making such a dumb oversight but I can have an off day/days once in a while i guess. At any rate, the problem was the PCM o2 sensor ground at Pin A12. This ground... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 circut problem).
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1996 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, 40,000 IAC COUNTS VIN: 1GCGG35K0T
HELLO AGAIN WE FIXED WITH A FUEL PUMP RUNS GREAT BUT STILL DONT UNDERSTAND THE HIGH IAC COUNT STILL COUNTING UP TO 2000 COUNTS ANY WAY CUSTOMER IS OK WITH IT AND NNEDS IT SO TILL NEXT TIME , THANKS FOR YOUR HELP
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W8V
Thanks for all the support, the main fix was the crank sensor, tried a new aftermarket and didn't even want to start, got an oem one and that was it!!! Also needed egr due to stuck valve in carbon and distributor had worn gear so replaced it too. Techs pointed...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Speedometer VIN: 1GNDX06E7V
This vehicle belongs to my brother and he lives about 3 hours away so it is hard to get the vehicle here to work on it plus I was gone on a trip for a week or so but the replies were good thank you very much. The one that I think has the most potential of bene...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNEL19W7W
Thanks for all the help. I preformed all the tests that were suggested. we found no RF signal from the alternator. The vss was working ok.we tested the grounds and cleaned them. still with no results. We have concluded the controll unit is bad.The customer has...
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Heater VIN: 1GBKC34F2W
Thanks to everyone who replied! The problem was the low pressure switch shorted out.
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M3X
This one is fixed. Everybody was right, the egr passage was plugged, I should have known to check it...exact same problem as all of the 4.6 & 5.4 ford v8's have...thanks for the help. You folks are the best! Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow detected).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 8.1L Stall VIN: 1GCJK39G71
Thanks to all for the great responses. It was the crank sensor. The light was just by fluke, it stalled a few times without the light. Rod
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L keyless entry VIN: 2G1WX15K82
Thanks to all that replied. Special thanks to Jeff and Mark who wrote: Transmitter Programming Important: All transmitters which are to be recognized by the remote control door lock receiver (RCDLR) must be programmed in a single programming sequence. If the ...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start, without foot on gas VIN: 2G1WF52E95
Sorry for the delay on this fix. My opportunities overcome me at times! Thanks to all that replied. A few of you nailed it. The IAC was the problem. Although I didn't see anything really wrong with the readings I was getting, enough of you said to replace it a...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H6W
So I go help my Tech because I just couldn't believe you would loose both at the same time. He has disconnected the plastic line at the fuel rail and you want get fuel pressure with it disconnected because there is a safety valve in the end of the line! Use a...
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L dome light, locking VIN: IC8F488825
No info on fuse 13 available wires colours different on 2006/07 model, Thanks to techs who took time to reply
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1993 Dodge Spirit High Line 2.5L charging? VIN: 1B3XA45K5P
Found a used matching number computer for customer and all fine now.
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L speedometer VIN: 1B4GP44L8W
Thanks for the replies. It ended up to be the Transmission Control Module. The only way we found it was to raise on hoist and let it run for long while in gear with the lab scope. Problem found once we saw a glitch in the wave form from TCM to PCM.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24393
This code is pretty straight forward in regards to diagnosis. If you have it, you need a PCM. On behalf of the customer, I did contact 3 area dealers regarding any possible "good will" on a PCm leass than 3000 miles out of warranty, all state there is nothing... Trouble codes: P0601.
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Charging VIN: 1FALP6534W
Thank you very much for the 8 replies to my cry for help. The customer has not returned to have any more work performed on the vehicle. I have made calls and left messages, evidently the problem has not resurfaced. The 8 replies were as follows - Richard from...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32E0W
Thanks for all the help fella's. We went with oem cats and it fixed the problem. The rear o2's stabilized as they should. The next time we will use only oem cats on fords. Trouble codes: 420 (innef. cat converter), 430 (innef. cat converter).
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L line rise VIN: 2FMDA5149W
Thanks to everyone who took time to reply. Replaced valve body and all is well. Thanks Ricky
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2001 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P31
Thanks everybody that responded. Jim from Georgia nailed it something in the PCV valve failed, it looked OK Rattled like a normal Valve but could not control the air flow. Replaced the valve and all the trims returned close to zero. Oh yea the clue I should ha... Trouble codes: P0171, P1100, P1000, P0102, P1101.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L just the light and code p1824 on the dash VIN: 1FMZU73W32
well as I stated we had the transfer case responding correctly but the 4x4 high light would go on and off every so often and set code p1824 clutch coil relay like it was not holding or just coming onan off. the customer sytated it did not ever come on with the...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1-2 shift code o740 VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
I want to thank everyone one that replied to my post. The costomer is not going to replace the transmission, and trade the van on a new one Thanks again JOE
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L reverse VIN: KMHJF25F3X
Thanks for the help. We got the solenoid configuration correct and that solved the problem. I got just a few responses on this one. ATSG does not offer a rebuild manual for this A4AF3, in fact, I haven't seen a rebuild manual for this trans yet during this w...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L transmission VIN: KMHDN45DX1
Replaced input speed sensor and re flushed transmission with the correct trans fluid. Thanks to all the help from ANdrew, Stewart, David, Will, Ty, Gerald, Todd, and Robert. There is a TSB, They all hit it on the nail. Speed sensor with trans fluid change. ...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L engine VIN: 4S2CK58W32
thanks to all. after putting 20 miles on the vehical i found it to start overheating. i corrected that problem and the check engine light came on with p1311 & p1312. i replaced the ion sensing modual and the knock is gone
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, POOR LOW END POWER VIN: KNDJA7236W
thanks for all your input, its great to know that if you get stuck, you can count on qaulity mechanics to help you out. turns out john from pa was dead on, crank shaft key was warn enough to advance timming about 25 deg. all the timming marks were right on... Trouble codes: P0343 (cam sensor input not in specs high).
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L sreering box VIN: JT8UF11EXM
Thank you all for your help I replaced the power steering controll module and and all is well and customer is very happy and said it hasnt worked this well since they bought the car
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8BF28G4X
all good help thanks will report back later if customer returns
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4F2YZ04143
Well, this one's finally fixed. Customer just recently brought car back to us. Sorry for the late reply. Basically, the fix consisted of replacing the lower intake gasket. Although it passed the carburator cleaner test it must have been leaking somewhere. ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Locks VIN: 4JGAB54E4Y
Thank you all for those who responded. Bryon from Texas had the answer, it was Fuse 42 in the Front Fuse Box(Under the Hood). But I had to figure out why it was blowing. From other responses it lead me to the rear actuator, that would bind every now and the...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L dash lights VIN: 1G3GR62C3W
I haven't got the aurora back to work on it.3 replies possible multifunction switch.there is a module, good suspect and connections,and possible cluster problems.Due to the exspence of the repair they have decided to wait until after the first of the year. Th...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L no power VIN: 1G2NW52M8V
THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS, TURNS OUT THE KNOCK SENSOR WAS RETARDING THE TIMING, BUT THE MAJOR ISSUE WAS THAT THE ENGINE IS GONE
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Serpentine Belt VIN: YS3EF488X3
Thank you to all for your responses, particularly, Justin [...] and Anders from Swedecar. It seems that others have noticed more noise and more belt flap by the elimination of the center pulley on the 9-5 models. Anders feels the difference between some of...
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G8JU54F22
Thanks to all that responded. A new BCM resolved the no start problem but the most difficul part was getting the local Saturn Dealer to flash it. I can't understand why they almost always have to act like the enemy. A little reminder on how much we spend in pa...
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1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM62N3V
Thank you for everyone's quick and accurate replies. You helped me understand how the fuel pressure regulator & fuel system work on this vehicle. I couldn't find this information on Mitchell or AllData. As most suggested, we cleaned the MAF and it solved ou... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Lacks Power VIN: 4T1BG22K5V
The short answer is that we cleaned the fuel injectors (off car) and the car runs great. The injector baskets were full of what could best be described as silt. Our apologies for taking so long to respond as we are working with students. We really appreciat... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1).
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