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1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L General Module VIN: WBAGJ0341Y
Vehicle came in after heavy rain. Customer complains of RR window went down by itself and will not come back up, Wipers inop, Burning sound behind glove box, and Window Washers started spraying and would not turn off. The following was taken from a short test...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L seats VIN: 442CH95453
i have a 2002 530i here with both front seat backs only going forward and back on one side.. i know the earlier versions had cables but i am not familar with this system and alldata gives no info on dismantling these seats.. is there a common failure on these ...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G4CW53L6M
Hey every body, a friend of mine braught this car into me because it runs terrible when warm and dies soon after. I'm not talking about it dies when completly hot it dies a few minutes after starting.the tests i have run are; fuel pressure, spark,injector impu... Trouble codes: #43
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L abs module VIN: 2G4WS52JO2
This car has come to me on five occasions with diagnostic code U1040, loss of comunication with ebcm. I can comunicate with all computers except. A.B.S. module when its doing this but every time I get it in to work on it its working fine and all computers are ...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54YWU
Removed engine to install new head gaskets and seal bottom end oil leaks. Sent engine to machine shop to have head gaskets install with new inserts. Installed engine machine shop had timing off car would not start. Timed engine, car runs fine, no misses. Deliv... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multi Cylinder missfire)
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2000 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L power window VIN: 1G6KY5494Y
good morning cadillac techs.i have very little experience on these cars and here is my problem.the left rear power window does not work from the drivers door switch but it works from the left rear door switch.it will go up from the drivers door switch but it w...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNEK13R3X
This Tahoe misses at idle steady at an idle on number 7 cylinder. compression great, spark great and took upper plenium off and poppets and injectors great. Now only diff is at idle oil pressure light came on and pressure at idle is 1.5psi. at 1000 rpm up to 4... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L starter VIN: 1GCFG25R52
crank fuse blows when cranking,I replaced starter and ignition switch,switched starter relay,voltage drop tested battery cables,added a ground cable from frame to starter. The fuse doesn't blow if starter s wire is removed from starter or if the ignition switc...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Automatic Level Control VIN: 3GNFK16Z62
Thank you in advance. We had this Suburban come in with customer complaint of automatic level control inoperative. Customer claimed problem started right after rear brake service at another shop. We checked codes and found code C0660 ( exhaust solenoid valve c...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L pump VIN: 2C8GP74L92
This vehicle has an intermittent P/S pump noise, more so cold and mostly at idle. Customer states it is real bad on initial start cold(its been in the 20's at night). I checked it over and on the day it was here, it did not act up for me. He stopped by Friday ...
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XE74C3M
when we first installed the new engine a year ago we had a problem with the rear turbo gkowing we replaced that and still the car would not run right but it would try to run now the car wont even idle we found the computer was burnt and replaced it but now the...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1B4HS28NS1
good afternoon fellas well what i got here is a 01 durango with a 4.7litre v8 came in with oil pressure gauge dropping off to zero when vehicle comes to a stop. have tested oil pressure with a high and low pressure gauge within specs at idle and at 3000 rpm. a...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Mechanical VIN: 1FTDF15YXS
Hello guy;s 5 speed manuel trans mazda built.. Cust. said clutch is out.. i hopped in 1st gear nothing 2nd gear same .. But third gear took right off.. so ok not the clutch its in the trans.. took trans out pulled top cover off every thing seems to be ok and w...
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L spark plug holes VIN: 1FALP62W6T
Hello Ford techs.Could someone please tell me where the oil comes from in the spark plug holes of these 4.6 and 5.4 engines.I can't tell you how many of these things I get for misfires and the plug wire or C.O.P. is comepletely saturated with oil.It does not l...
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26F9V
Hi Ford diesel techs, this truck is at our shop for a heater core and when I went out to drive it in on Friday, it wouldn't start. Because the weather is cold, we had it plugged in for several hours and the heater hose is nice and warm, the batteries are fully...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drive belt VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
A chrirping noise is heard coming from the water pump area associated with an engine stall. Idler pully, tentioner, water pump and ps pump have been replaced. It seems as though one of the pumps is stalling the engine. Does not occur with belt off.
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13W5S
this vehicle came in barely running. rough idle, cuts out when trying to accelerate. when it warms up it searches at idle. quick visual inspection turn up nothing obvious. hooked up tech 2, no DTCs. checked for restricted intake and exhaust:ok. customer states...
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1997 GMC Cab Forward 3.2L No Upshift VIN: J8DB1K8V70
As stated, this vehicle has the Isuzu engine with the asian trans. It will not upshift. The customer just bought it, knowing that it didn't shift. So far we have exhausted all of our resources as far as accessing the computer. None of our software supports thi...
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2002 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L rear lights VIN: 1GTGG25WX2
hello fellow iatn members. we have a fleet of work vans all with the same problem. when the tail lamps are on all four bulbs in the rear of the truck are lit. when the brake is depressed the two lower light bulbs go out and the upper two stay the same brightne...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GTHG39F12
HI THIS ONE TO ALL GM DIESEL TECH. THIS VAN BE TOWED IN BECAUSE OF STALLING & HEAVY SMOKE FROM TAIL PIPE(GRY & BLACK). ALSO ENGINE IDLE SO POOR !!!(ENGINE SPEED BETWEEN 5OOrpm--1500rpm JUMPING AROUND). I FOUND TWO FAULT CODES P1216C & P0219C WITH MY GENISYS SC... Trouble codes: P216, P219
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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no accel VIN: JALDS58X52
Great Isuzu Tech needed! First off, Thanks to all in advance who reply or read this post. You guys are great. Customer had vehicle at another shop for two weeks and they could not find problem, per customer, they replaced aps and that did not help. She then au... Trouble codes: 1515 (command actual tps correlation error), 1295 (ETC power management mode), 1299 (ETC engine forced shutdown), 1290 (ETC forced idle mode)
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2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Accessories VIN: SAJDA24C02
We want to program a new key and key fob, when we start the programming we get a communication error with body module message- then we are prompted to run a network integrity test/ this is where we are stuck- I can't find any information for this test- I do ha...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48S61
Hi, all. This jeep will not idle cold--IAC valve does not seem to be controlling idle properly. Using a Snap-on 2500 scanner, I have no codes. I used the idle control output function of the scan tool and requested 2000rpm, and rpm only went up to 1200 rpm. Nex...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW58N91
Hi all. Heres one that landed on our doorstep. Complaint was "a vibration". Actually a miss. Cylinder #4. No codes! Checked plug-slightly oily. Switched with known good cyl., no change. Same with coil, no change. Checked ohms on coil and injector, all good. Di...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13123
timming belt replaced as maintance at another shop in our chain. they said timming was on its marks twice!! we recived the van took the timming covers off it was out of time on the right (back) cams, so we aligned the timming marks and spun the engine over two... Trouble codes: P0301, P0305, P0303, P0300
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10U5Y
I am just about out of ideas on this Lexus! It started as a regular P0171 with a bad AMM but just refuses to cooperate with the normal fixes. It came in originally I replaced the AMM due to visibly dirty hot wires. I road tested it and the LTFT's were around 1... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean)
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Slips in all gears VIN: IYVGF22C62
First time customer. I drove the car before the axles were replaced and felt no problems. We replaced the axles last week and now the transmission will not shift properly and O/D lite is flashing. Obviously it is in limp mode. The fluid is full but smells burn...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Heater control VIN: WDBHA22E5S
I know this is gonna be one of those posts where it is right in front of me and couldn't see it. This 95 C220 came in because there is no median between hot and cold. Its either hot or cold. I pulled the codes above. The only code that I am little leary about ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L heat VIN: WDBNG70J41
my question is how to recalibrate (relearn procedure?)if there is one the actuators for the automatic temp control system? the a/c and heater both work. the heat only works if set at the hottest setting, anything below that the air out of vents goes cool to c...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L trans module fuse VIN: WDBRF61J21
Got this car on the hook from an unknown customer (still no contact) with information that the car had been sitting for a long time. First I removed the battery, charged it up, and tested to make sure it would work. I had a no crank. Further testing revealed o...
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1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1MEFM6534X
It keeps running off towards the timing covor and eats the belt. It comes apart. I have went by the book both times. It's driving me crazier. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I've been getting my gates belts at Carquest. Could the belts be stretching?...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AH86F93
Mitsu techs ...I need your help. I inherited this 03 Mitsu Lancer Evolution after several shops tried. It has a reoccuring P0300(random misfire). I AM AWARE of the 5 speed trans update. I found excessive oil from the K&N Filter all over the MAF sensor(I cleane... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/muliple misfire -only code to keep coming back)
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, spark knock,pinging VIN: JA4LX41G43
Has excessive spark knock under a load developing in the last week. Has number 4 misfire code.I put the number 4 "coil on plug"on the number 2 cyl. and installed another plug but code comes back even though you don't feel a miss under load.But of more concern ... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 cyl. misfire)
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1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L instrument panel VIN: JN1HZ04SXD
This is a Digital Dash and the fuel gauge works just fine. It's the speedometer,tachometer and the temperature gauges that operate intermittantly. We have good grounds, one blown fuse which has since been replaced and poor conections at the fuse panel and that...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L heater VIN: 1G3GR62C7S
i confirmed the heater was plugged by cutting open the end of it. installed a new core, roan tested the vehicle,no heat. checked hoses to the core, both are hot. checked both the driver and passenger side mix door motors,ok. i even dropped the motors and manua...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3WS52K3X
Came in with a service engine lamp on. Vehicle shows a misfire on cylinder 2. Compression and fuel pressure check out okay. We have moved the coils around without any change, still misfires cyl 2. We have moved injectors as well as replaced with new and still ... Trouble codes: P1300
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G3NL52T71
I have an Olds Alero that I just replaced the engine in about 150 miles ago with another 2.4 from a 2000 Pontiac! It ran perfect until the other night when it rained very heavy and it started to miss very bad with white smoke coming from the exhaust! The trac ... Trouble codes: P0204 (Inj. Circuit Problem Cyl 4), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4)
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1996 Other European 4.6SEh 4.6L Imobiliser VIN: SALPE1243S
The car was delivered to the shop via tow truck after the owner put new batteries in his keyless entry remote and the dash reads "engine disabled". There is no data available from "Somedata"; they don't even have Rover listed. Is there a procedure for reinitia...
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2001 Saturn SC1 1.9L idles at 1800 rpms VIN: 1G8ZN12811
The high idle speed of engine is intermitant and happens when coming to stop and shifting into neutral or just holding clutch pedal depressed. Shutting off ignition and restarting engine and idle speed normal again. Problem could happen again when driven or no... Trouble codes: P0442, P1599, U1301
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1999 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L not sure VIN: 4TAWN72N4W
This vehicle started out with a not engadgeing in drive first time in the am. We confermed symptom and did trans. Now every week he complains that it still has the same problem, but we are all in agreement that the brakes are now causing a different type sympt...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Hesitation, no accel VIN: 5TGG544161
this is new vehicle to us from local used dealer came in with complait of ses light on 5 codes having trouble with codes p1129,p1126 both having to deal with ets(electronic throttle system)cleared codes p1126 recurring have no throttle operation other posts ta... Trouble codes: P1129, P1126, P0155, P0135, P0125
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5TDZT34A02
To all toyota tech. I need help to find out what is wrong with this problem. the engine run very good. only problem is when i start , idle drop and die, check tps and idle control motr, and everything look good. what else should i need to check? No computer co...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GT 2.0L reverse VIN: 3VWVA81H4V
We're working on this VW Jetta that keeps jumping out of reverse. We've been through the shifter adjustment several times, and the problem seems to be internal. I see notes about replacing the reverse gear, and 1-2 selector. I'm just looking for someone who ha...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Injection Pump VIN: 3VWCF21C7Y
This one has me a little stumped. Good customer and car kept in great shape. They purchased it used a little over a year ago at about 90k. Has been doing great, and they are a bio fuel user. They drive it every day but parked it over the Thanksgiving weekend. ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M21
Ok, here we go all, I have not dufg very deep into this one yet, but would like some input before I start on a wild goose chase. vehicle came to me with check engine light on, no complaints with the way the vehicle runs. scanned system and found 14, yes fourte...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWYH63BX4
car came in with 2 misfire codes. performed tune up with plugs, wires and replaced coils with module. still not fixed. fuel pressure is over spec by 1.2 bars. swapped plugs,wires and injectors from cyl to cyl no change. my next step is to manually regulate fue... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L front pump VIN: WAUCB28D1X
DIDN'T HAVE TO REMOVE EITHER AXLE JUST RUBBER SEALS, LIKE I SAID AUDI WANTED $500 FOR A WHOLE SEAL KIT BUT TRANSTAR HAD THE SAME KIT FOR $250, JUST FOR THOSE FIVE LITTLE RUBBER TUBES BUT WHAT ELSE ARE U GOING TO TO DO THANKS FOR ALL RESPONSES.
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L coolant leaks VIN: WBABR334XY
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. We have it fixed. There are two plastic pipes under the intake manifold with two O rings on the the ends that push into the rear of the water pump housing and the head. The ends where the O rings go were c...
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1993 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L light ride control VIN: 1G6EL12B3P
HI AGAIN Y'ALL!!! Well the headache is gone. IT didn't matter if the struts were plugged or unplugged. The best I coild get with the bypass kit relay was the light would.'t come on until you drve the car. When I checked the IP Inputs II11 never would chANGE EV...
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1994 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L A/C & Radio VIN: IG6DW52P9R
Customer brought back Caddy from Jasper Tx. today dec3rd, to do the necessary repairs. I replaced the headlamp switch as per Mark from Louisana but the light on the temp switch and radio display still remained on. Found that the seat was broken and the module...
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1JC5449P
Well we got this one fiqured out, thanks to everyone. Most replys and my gut told me it was a mechanical problem...but have to see proof. We pulled the valve cover to do another leak down test this time I decieded just to crank the engine with no plugs or v/c...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Pedal Travel VIN: 1GTEC14Z9P
Hello all. I received A LOT of responses for this. Thanks to all that responded. As most of you pointed out, this truck does have Rear ABS. The parts were not what I've seen before. I received alot of responses that said to check for fluid flow and br...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Temp.door motor VIN: 1GNEK13R4V
Thank,s to all who replied.The problem was in the control head on the dash panel.After removing the ashtray & cig.lighter panel,I was able to access the actuator motor for testing at the connector,found no signal to actuator motor.Backtracked to control head,f...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L electric window VIN: 3GNFK16T61
Thanks IATN and everyone that responded. the problem was this vehical was a new purchase for my customer and he had no information on it. there was an aftermarket alarm system and aux start system and big stereo with amps and some back yard repairs done to thi...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31R41
Sorry it has taken so long to get back to everyone. I looked harder at the 2 cylinders that showed a miss fire, 2+3 .I removed the timing cover to find that the timing chain was touching the reluctor wheel enough to leave gouges in it. The wrong chain set had ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L No Start, VIN: 1GNEK13Z13
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDIED. I FOUND THAT CAM SENSER WAS BAD TAKING DONE 12V REF SIGNAL CIRCUIT. UNPLUGGED CAM SENSER AND REF VOLTAGE IS BACK AND TRUCK STARTS AND RUNS. I HAVE ORDERED NEW CMP.
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L temp VIN: 1GNEK13Z24
This one is FIXED!Alex from Georgia and Mark from Minnesota nailed it.I recieved several replies for checking T-stat and air pockets in the system,all of that checked-out ok.The fix was a missing restrictor in the radiator that had been replaced.I was told the...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WT58K36
Most of the replys were right on with the fuel as far as the lean code goes. The customer had been using E85. The instrument cluster problem with the gauges has been an on going problem since the car was new. The dealer has not been able to figure it out and t... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66G7X
Well... put everything back together and the car mysteriously started running. Turns out that the motor is shot anyway, it has a serious rod-knock from one of the rear cylinders. I have a sneaky suspicion that the customer did not tell us the full story. Any...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Engine Oil VIN: 3B7KF266XW
Thanks iatn. Had 7 replys which are all reasonable. Had checked oil, customer purchases 15w40 for his trucks(has multiple diesels, all dodge cummins), Oil was not diluted as per a lift pump leaking internally. One tested that needed to be run is crankcase pres...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gauges VIN: 1B4GP44G2W
Thanks for all of the great suggestions. I guess to make a long story short we replaced the instrument cluster and it is fixed. We did a lot of testing and that was the conclusion. Thanks again
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1B4HR58N02
Thanks to everyone who responded, we removed the compressor and found an overcharge of oil in the sytem. We don't know how that happened but we messed up. We removed close to 4oz of oil from the compressor after we discharged it and after we re-serviced the sy...
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1991 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1FACP5349M
Well I just took it but the horns and pulled the dash.It was not to bad a deal.Thank you for the help guys. Jon
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
Thanks to everyone who relied. This one had me going for awhile. First I replaced the MAF. Then the Purge Soleniod was bad. And last the DPFE Sensor that was the tricky one. Some Other shop had repair some wire and had crossed two of them. the CEL is out and... Trouble codes: 335 (EGR Valve Position Pressure), 565 (Canister Puger Failure), 332 (Insuffient EGR Flow).
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP5244R
The key to finding the fix for this vehicle ended up being in the knowledge of how the cooling fan operation is handled between the ECM and the CCRM. The cooling fan is turned on by defaul by the CCRM if the ECM does not supply a ground to pull the low fan cir...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L abs module VIN: 1FMPU18L4X
I am not able to complete the repairs on this one, my customer decided to put it up for sale and not spend any more money on it. Many thanks to all who lent a helping ear and keyboard, Joe, John, Tom,Don Jay, Brian, Greg and Stephen, from across the water. It ...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Hard Starting VIN: 2FMDA5345Y
Well, the replacement of the DPFE sensor cured my 1408 DTC and the emissions light is no longer on. I have not been able to find the solution for the hard starting because the individuals who own the need it and this is their only mode of transportation. The h... Trouble codes: 1408 (insufficient egr flow detected).
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMZU77E81
Thanks for the replies, Im sure a re-calibration would have done it, but we didn't have time to take it to dealer. Disconnected battery for 10 min. to reset adaptives and problem seems cured, again I appreciate all the responses.
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L speedometer gauge VIN: 1FDAF56P75
Thanks to all who offered their help. Almost all replies advised to replace the instrument cluster, which we did and the problem has been fixed! The two websites that were mentioned were helpful in determining that the instrument panel was bad; they are also a...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L turn signals VIN: 1GJHG39RX2
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THEIR REPLIES, ESPECIALLY PAUL & BRENT, WHO POINTED US TOWARDS THE RESISTOR IN THE FRONT WIRING HARNESS. AFTER LOCATING THIS CERAMIC RESISTOR, WHICH WAS MOUNTED ON RAD FRAME, IT WAS CRACKED & BROKEN.GM WANTED $800 FOR THE COM...
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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMBA4132J
Sorry did'nt get back soon enough, customer came back after month. I finally was convinced that the cat was a crappy cat. I tried another brand and muffler shop , reads and way below average. Thanks
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L hydraulic system VIN: KM8SB12B02
Thanks to all who responded, the information you provided was very helpfull. The cluch now works just like it should. The disk will not go in backward, there is not enough room. I was able to verify from the part numbers you guys provided, that I did have the...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L spark knock VIN: 4S2CK58W32
thanks for all the help. i put in the oe plugs and added octaine boost, drove it for 60 miles with no problems.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
Thanx to the 4 techs who responded! Checked for pulses as recommended, all present. Replaced IAC motor, all is well. I checked the motor connected to circuit and saw the plunger retract when KOEO. Reconnected the old and it did not move. Thanx again! Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control malfunction).
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L directional lights VIN: 1J4FA49S01
Well it's finally fixed. Yes, my fault for not seeing the flasher on the back of the combination switch, mostly because mitchell showes the flasher "inside" the switch. BUT !!! The problem with the relay smoking when you hit the hazzards but not the directiona...
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2002 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Gauge VIN: 1J4FA29P62
Thanks again to all who responded, after going through the system several times and finding everything else in good and working condition, I replaced the oil pressure sensor again with another factory unit, and guess what, it failed before I even had time to w...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: IJ4GW48S24
Several of you had this one nailed. There was a rub through on the main wiring harness that runs down the back of the engine. The rub through was very obvious once you could get the harness up where you could see it. It rubbed through 2 of the ground wires tha...
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2001 Mazda Miata LS 1.8L high idle
Thanks for all your inputs. Customer picked up vehicle after I posted help, and did not drop it back off. Thanks again I appreciate it. Trouble codes: P0507, P0705.
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1995 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, bogs VIN: 1N4BB42D3S
Replaced mas sensor and replaced exhaust converter/came apart.Pluged egr vacuum port.All is good.Had 3 different problems.All having to do with not wanting to run. Trouble codes: P0325, P0400.
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N6SD161VC
Finally this vehicle is fixed after spending some time chasing wiring harness ground problem,checking EGR and ports which turned out to be okay,also checked distributor for oil inside and rotor also okay..So decided to unplugged MAF sensor plug and let it run ...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D3W
checked coil and the spark was weak replaced distributor because this is a high milage vehicle so i figured it would not hurt to go ahead with a new one with all the problems i have had with nissan distributors in the past problem seems to be solved
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no heat at idle VIN: 1N4AL11D85
LOT OF AIR IN SYSTEM RAISED FRONT END AND BURPED SYSTEM ALL WELL CAR GONE FOR A WEEK THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Guages,Data Stream VIN: 2P4GP4437W
Thanks to all that helped and replied. My customer went on their way with the gauges still screwed up. All they wanted was the check engine light to work for instection and fixing the power porblem to the dash cluster solved that. It seems the gague issue w...
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2000 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L security light VIN: 2G2FS22K0Y
We were unable to communicate with BCM as all 3 replies suggested, because we don't have the right software for the job. We are a asian repair shop and only rarely look at domestics. As for the flasher/turn signal problem, one of the bulb sockets was really co...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L timing belt VIN: JF1GD9KR54
i want to thank chris,enrico,sennen and especially tim for taking time out to make sure i had enough information to work with. We got the orginal timing belt and all the marks lined up .i just want to tank all of you again ,without you where would i be .
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2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Speedometer VIN: 4T1BF2BB61
OK, so I was correct, and the bad ABS module was the source of the inoperative speedometer as well as obviously the ABS code and inoperative ABS and the P0550 code. The original VSS which is located in the top of the transmission was fine, as were all the whee...
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