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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L abs system, vsa system VIN: 19UUA56823
VSA activation light stays on after reset ABS system. After test drive 1/2 mile the VSA light was turned on, and code 84 was set. It requires neutral position memorization procedure. I can't find this procedure on Alldata. Can Any Acura tech let me the steps f...
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2005 Acura TL 3.2L steering VIN: 19UUA65555
vehicles steering very hard at idle, driving down road, steers ok- no notchyness, smoooth and stiff, not grabby- just hard at idle
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L ABS system VIN: WAUEA88D8V
Good morning everyone. Today we have this lovely 97 A4 Quattro with ABS activation when braking. The ABS pump will activate whenever the vehicle speed is below 10 MPH. When I try to graph all 4 speed sensors on my Solus, the datastream will cut out, and the sc...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L fuel guage VIN: WAUED28D2X
Just putting a new fuel sender in this one, no info in shop key on R&R, going at this from bottom pulling tank, making sure there are no access points inside, pulled rear seat- nothing, trunk is full of stuff. thanks for any input on this one.
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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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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L alternator VIN: 1G4GD2211S
computer says the alternator is putting out 24 volts. Even with Alt disconnected. Thank you for your help
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L low coolant message VIN: 1G4CW52K9Y
Thanks in advance On this Buick the message stays on saying low coolant.I can't find information on how system works.Mitchell states that there is a sensor in radiator.There is no sensor in rad. or coolant bottle.No wires near either to indecate that one ever...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57NX3
Will not start, sets code P0335 every second crank. Installed-crank sensor, computer, ran wires from sensor directly to PCM, inspected tone ring. I get over 2V AC from crank sensor while cranking, only spec I can find is 4-5V AC @ idle. Does have a wave patter... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor)
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Cl and pressur plate not releasing VIN: 1G1JF12TXV
Hello fellow repair tech, I have a strange one here. The clutch system is creating air in system only when vehicle is running. A shop had put all new cl assem. slave and master cyl. prior to it coming to us and the customer drove a few days had air in system. ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Engine VIN: 2GCEC19T9Y
Cold engine start light knock. Its my personal truck i have had for about 2 years. last year winter months not to bad. this year seams to be worser. Oil pressure at 60 PSI on start up. 30 seconds to 1 min. depending on temp. lower temps makes knocking noise lo...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4x4 control VIN: 1GNDT13W01
Last year at the end of our winter this Blazer came to me stuck in four wheel drive[it does not have the auto 4x4 feature]I whacked the encoder motor and it shifted back to 2wd so I suspected the motor to be the problem.Now its back so I checked codes and foun...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L pinion shaft VIN: 1GCEK19T52
I let my nephew use a bay in the shop to replace a leaky rear axle seal while I went deer hunting. He removed the pinion shaft locking bolt, but didn't realize it was broken off. When I came in from the morning hunt he was pounding the end of the pinion shaft ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC29U84
This is the second time i have posted for this vehicle for same issue. Fleet vehicle keeps returning with ses light on for p0446. First time replaced vent valve due to clogged with dirt. Vehicle returned with same issue ( valve clogged with dirt) Found tsb for... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent performance)
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2005 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L turn signals brake lights VIN: 1G1ND52F55
This one came in for turn signals and brake lamps inop. The fuse was blown for the turn signals. We didn't see anything wrong so we replaced the multifunction switch. Customer said it worked for 1 day then the turn signals went out. When brought back both turn...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54R8T
First of all thanks to all who help from the beginning. This van has been here for about two or three months but whose counting. This van came in stumbling and popping back through the intake. It keeps setting a cam, crank code and loss of cam signal. This is ... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cam or crank signal.), P0340 (no cam signal at pcm)
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1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3ED46T9P
Hello all This car towed in crank no start . no spark or injector pulse. mitchell says code 11 is no crank sensor signal. so I replace crank and cam sensors, now it has spark and injector pulse but still wont start. it acts like the timings off, bucks starter ... Trouble codes: 11 (no crank sensor signal)
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Transmission shift VIN: 2B3HD46T7V
This is my wifes car and as I have not done transmissions for some years now, I need any help availabe. Had the car towed to the shop after she called this morning stating that the car made noise and then would not move. I drove the car off the wrecker and the...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP54G5W
hello there, i have a messy problem, i been working this van last few days, the problem PO353 is primary ignition #3 cylinder problem , i did check the hold circuit, and also replace the computer, ignition coil, spark plug wire,and plug the problem still there...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B8GP44381
guys code po7e5 any body
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L windshield VIN: 2B5WB35Z72
Hi fellow Techs. This is a strange one. The customer states that when the outside temp is below aprox 25 deg. and they are driving on the highway that ice will form on the inside of the windshield. Ice not fog. The customer can scrape ice from the inside of th...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KU28C54
i have a customer whos interested in upgrading his truck to improve power and gas milage. anyone with experience on aftermarket add ons. no known problems with truck. thanks. martin
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1996 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L Alarm VIN: 2E3HD56T2T
Car will start and run for a few seconds. Customer has never had a key Fob to arm or disarm the system, but it will passively arm when the door are locked. Customer had issues with the automatic temp control, and by-passed it to make the fan run. A year later,...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear wiper, door locks, shift lock solenoid VIN: 1FMPU18L4X
Vehicle had similar symptoms before. Last year we found a defective shift indicator on the side of the trans that when wet and in gear, would make the rear wiper and radio inoperative. And sometimes the widows as well. Now, one year later, After it had rained ...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1FAFP6634X
As I explained in repair history, this is the second time the timing belt has walked off and shredded. The first time, we replaced the idler and tensioner pulleys with oem parts. The belt has shredded again. There is some damage to the idler pulley by the cran...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
I teach Auto shop at a High School in Santa Rosa California. The wife of our principal had her car in at the Ford dealer to have her mil light diagnosed (P1450). FTP out of range was the diagnosis. The FTP PID read 1.3 volts and the psi reading was -18.33. We ... Trouble codes: P1450 (Unable to Bleed Up Fuel Tank Vacuum)
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
Good afternoon this one is driving us nutts. During an antilock stop the L/frt & R/rear lock abs.function starts the wheels stay locked and abs continues even with foot off brake till vehicle comes to complete stop the system resets till next antilock stop.Rep...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hard start VIN: 1FTWW32FXY
Hey everybody! We've got a stubborn 2000 F350 with a 7.3l that has a hard start when cold. We have pressure tested the fuel pump and tested boost pressure for any leaks. All tested fine. Injector buzz test, cylinder contribution test, and glow plug test all ca...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L viberation VIN: 2EMZA53411
Good afternoon to all; This van came to me from another shop. The original engine lost oil pressure and locked up. They replaced it with one out of the boneyard, that came out of a 2000 Winstar that was wrecked. The donor van was hit on the right side hard eno...
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR44VX3
Truck came in 9 mo ago for ses light on, found codes po172 and po175, lt fuel was -25 both banks. Cleaned maf , power cleaned injectors, replaced plugs. Came back today with same codes, po172 and po175, so I cleaned injectors again and replaced fuel pressure r... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U33
Thanks in advance for any help. I have a 2003 Taurus here that is got me in a jam. It has set a P0451. I had replace the EVAP vent solenoid about two weeks ago and apparently the problem did not go away. I am quite sure that there are no leaks in any part of t... Trouble codes: P0451
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2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34P13
Got one making me loose my hair here. This Focus has the MIL come on with no codes present. Sometimes on bright and sometimes flickers. Not flashing like a misfire, but flickering. I have the PDS tester. There are no codes present in any of the modules. I have...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP53U25
runs rough with high fueltrims at all times on bank one only, i also hear a girgling or popping noise coming from the air filet intake at idle. need help guys...thinking stuck or sticking valves or maybe inj problems? Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfie)
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1994 GMC G3500 Vandura 5.7L Stall, Lack of Power VIN: 1GDHG31K7R
This is why I hate being a mechanic... One of our fleet accounts. Had a stall problem. Read codes and replaced MAP and new set of plugs. Replaced fuel filter. Stalls less, but overall might actually run worse. (double checked gap and plug condition) Checked... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor)
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1996 GMC MDSTEELTILTW 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KDB4B1R7T
my problem is not with the code or how to diagnose it.my problem is that the pcm c1 blue32 pin connector does not match up with the wiring diagram or the connector pin out.ilooked it up on mitchel,the gm website,and isuzu.i tried 96-2000 gmw4.isuzu w4,chevy pi... Trouble codes: P0160
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2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on, lack power VIN: 1GTHK33677
Hi i have a 2007(new body) gmc duramax air filter plugged with snow customer was on really snowy highways the unit began to loose power and was only able to do 30 kph towed unit in found air filter plugged with snow . I called the local gm dealer and they are ...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L shit solenoid c VIN: 1HGCG165XY
Code P0763 and P0758 will set after trasnmission gets hot. This usually takes 30 miles or more of driving. Diagnostic tests pass as per Mitchell and Alldata except for the usuall replacement with known good PCM. I do not have one. The resistance is within spec...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L engine VIN: JHMES26751
hello gentlemen, i have a 2001 honda civic ex 1.7. originally came in two weeks ago for a routine timing belt replacement. upon replacing the timing belt we failed to replace the tensioner. vehice ran fine, we released vehicle to customer. vehicle returned on ...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF25S3Y
THANKS FOR TAKING TIME TO CHECK THIS ONE OUT! came in with complaint of a rough idle. we replaced spark plugs, wires, cleaned throttle plate and idle motor for maint. none of this helped. no codes were stored. egr valve is not flowing at idle. we disconnected ...
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L display / control VIN: JNKBF01A12
need help thanks have no ac control or radio or nav control no display have check fuses and remove connection at radio replace controller on dash
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L dash gear lights VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Help Isuzu techs! When the truck is started in park the shift indicator on the dash shows vehicle is in 2nd gear. Place vehicle in reverse, back up lights come on but indicator shows nuetral. park and reverse lights never come on in any position. The dealer th...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L temp guage VIN: SAJHX174XT
Customer states that he can start car and drive, Temp stays in cold (blue) on guage. When he comes to a stop, the temp goes to normal. When he takes off the temp falls back into cold. Started car in shop this morning, temp went to normal for several seconds a...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Starter, dash lights VIN: SAJGX2042X
Vehicle towed in for no start. All dash lights staying on even with key removed. Can here relay under dash clicking when key turned to start pos. History code P0300, Random multiple misfire. Any help, any direction, or hints would be greatly appreciated. P.S. ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
hello everyone i have a this grand cherokee in my bay and it is has me stumped. this vehicle came in for and intermittent stalling and cutting out. initial testing found a fuel pump that would stop running after a while and would restart if you hit the bottom ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L speedometer VIN: 1J4GL58K52
Vehicle came in with speedo inop. We found the wires near the rear speed sensor rubbed thru from the brake cable. We replaced the pig tail but speedo still does not work. Then we also replaced the speed sensor but yet again still does not work. Funny thing is ...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E6M
Vehicle came in with a dead battery, it was jumped to get vehicle into the shop, so no test drives were performed prior to service. Vehicle was in for a water pump replacement due to leaking, water pump, and all timing components were replaced along with the b... Trouble codes: 25 (fuel/air ratio)
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L power steering VIN: JT8UF11E4R
This one came in with a bad power steering fluid leak. We replaced pump with a new Lexus one. Now we have no power assist. Pump makes no noise, we have tried to bleed air out-seems to be fine, we drove the car for about 45 minutes to see if that would help-did...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W5T
Hello I am just wondering if anyone has converted any vehicle like this from air suspension to manual coil springs. If so what springs were used to do so.
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L heater control VIN: 1LNLM82W3V
Hello everyone. The temp display on this car will switch from english to metric randomly at times. We replaced the control head for this problem a couple of years ago. Then the modes quit working the other day and we replaced the control head to correct this p...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L entire instrument panel VIN: WDBFA61E4L
Car was left out overnight in cold weather (28 degrees F) At startup in the morning the entire dashboard warning lights were flashing on and off every second and none of the instruments were reading. After a 20 minute drive the instrument panel suddenly went b...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SDL 3.4L Body VIN: WDBCB35E8M
Hello everyone. I have a benz that is making a noise from behind the back seat (under fuel tank area) at around 1800 engine RPM (Diesel). It will make the noise even in park or neutral. The noise sounds just like a bad muffler would sound when it has a loose b...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L alternator VIN: WDBRN47JX2
hi all, this 02 c230 kompressor has a problem in the charging system. somtimes it will overcharge( 17+ volts) or under charge ( 12 volts) and kills the battery. the alternator was changed twice at another shop for the same problem. does this car has an externa...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JA3AN74KXS
hello to all the mitsubishi techs out there. i got this vr-4 giving me fits. i'm having a problem with the turbos. on a hard acceleration the turbos are overboosting (pegging the guage out) causing the engine to cut out. when i disconnect the turbo wastegate s...
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1998 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4N2XN11T3X
I am getting really beat up bad with this 3.3L motor. It was running a bit rough, and had a coolant leak. I replaced the leaking intake gasket, and while doing that installed cap, rotor, plugs and wires. No more coolant leak, starts great, idles great when co...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D41
cleared code numerous times .code comes right back switched front o2s still code po171b [bank one sensor 1 long term fuel trim @ 38% both banks not much info on mitchel on demand any specs. for mass air flow sensor in grams per sec Trouble codes: P171
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2006 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1223434959
This car come for a check engine light, check with scanner, and it says camshaft position sensor, it was remplaced but the problem continues, so the original problem was the cmp sincronization, because this engine was rebuilt 5 months ago, for all this works t...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Engine VIN: 1GEWH52H1Y
Hello, This one likes to overheat all the time. I put a thermostat and housing but made no difference. fans come on at right time but radiator is not hot. Heater hoses are engine coolant temp but the uppper and lower radator hoses are cold. Any help would be g...
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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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1979 Other European SILVER WRAIT 6.75L Strut VIN: RRLRK38760
Hi Guys I have a leaking left rear strut. This car is leaking brake fluid from the load leveling device at the top of the strut. My questions are; Is the leak repairable or does it require replacement? How does the strut come out? Does the fuel tank have to b...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L turn signal indicators VIN: 1GMDX03E1Y
OK!! I need the help of all of you Pontiac wizards out there in IATN land. We have a 2000 Pontiac Montana that has some wierd issues, first sometimes both turn signal indicators come on when you depress the brake pedal. We have not been able to duplicate the p...
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2003 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Headlamps VIN: 1G2JB52F53
Hi iATN, thanks in advance for the help. Condition is as follows: No DRL operation, no low beam operation, right side high beam works but leaves 1 volt behind and all other headlamps light up dimly. All test done as stated above. Any help would be AWESOME. Tha...
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1996 Acura TL 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4UA3650T
After exhausting all my idea and every ones selections I started un bolting all of the engine grounds and cleaning them with scotch brite(I figured if I had no pulse to ground for the coil, but had comand from the ecm, I had either a bad ground or a bad igniti...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJA84A9T
The ellusive (+30) low voltage code 18010 is resolved. I apologize for the long time in the repair but the customer has been using the car and I just got it back. The voltage to the ecm for this circuit is provided by a red wire on the red connector, and th... Trouble codes: P1602.
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1992 BMW 318i 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBACA5315N
Thank you for all your help. We replaced the intake manifold gasket as recommended by everyone and that made some difference. And finally we adjusted the throttle cable and those two things were the fix. Thank you to all that replied.
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1997 BMW 318ti 1.9L head gasket VIN: WBACG7325V
Thanks for all the input on this Bimmer- the customer has opted for a lower mileage used engine. It hasn't yet arrived, but I will update this after installation and eventual teardown of the old one (my curiosity will get the best of me some weekend!) Gregg fr...
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1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5297P
Thanks for all the help . The costomer has not shown up for his appointments so when and if he comes in I will let you know what we found thanks again Trouble codes: P0041.
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L whistle VIN: 1G6KD54Y7W
20+ REPLIES. ALMOST ALL RIGHT ON THE MONEY. THE BACKFIRE VALVE ON THE PASS END OF THE INTAKE PLENUM IS THE CULPRIT. WITH A LONG SCREWDRIVER I WAS ABLE TO PUSH ON THE VALVE AND THE WHISTLE CEASED. IT SCREWS INTO THE PLENUM BEHIND PS PUMP. NEW VALVE FROM CADDY A...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1G6KF579X3
customer finally returned.checked for dye and confirmed watercrossover.customer declined repair and added bars leak.took care of leak,but i wouldnt say its "fixed".thanks to all who responded.
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1986 Chevrolet El Camino Conquista 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GCCW80H8G
THANKS TO ALL THE TECHS WHO RESPONDED. THE CAR FINALLY CAME BACK IN TODAY. TURNS OUT THE INTAKE GASKETS STARTED LEAKING COOLANT SO WE REPLACED THEM. WHILE DOING THE JOB WE FOUND A FEW OTHER SMALL VACUUM LEAKS FROM VACUUM LINES. ALTHOUGH THE INTAKE GASKETS ...
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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Stall VIN: 1BEJ46XXVN
I had serveral replies to this request. Most thought it maybe the cam or crank sensors and sugested scoping or monitoring the data stream for the sensors this did not prove to be a usefull approch because of the very intermittent nature of the complaint and th...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L airbag VIN: 2B4GP44G91
Well I finally got a different PCM. that was the problem, the PCM I had in there was out of a van that had side airbags, and the dealer cannot change the VIN code in the PCM. So after replacing with another PCM without side airbags everything seems to work fin...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F9S
This one is fixed. I inspected the harness under the fuse block where the splice S157 is, because I could see where the insulation on the harness was melted from another wire that was run over the top that had melted to it. But when I got the wires up to inspe...
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Hesitation, No power VIN: 1FTJW36F00
Thank you to all who replied. Most of the replies suggested checking the back pressure system and operation. I tested the back pressure sensor and back pressure tube and all were good. We decided to pull the turbo and pedistal to check for proper operation and...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air suspension VIN: 1FMFU18L1Y
had a code c1790 replaced air suspension solenoid on driver side rear found some corrosion in connector cleaned and replaced and the truck is fine thanks for all the help
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRWO8LX1
JIM WITH 01 5.4 F 150 YES I FIXED THE PROBLEM THE PCV VALVE WAS LETTING TO MUCH OIL IN THE COLLECTED LOWER PART OF THE INTAKE AND LEAKING OUT THE BOTTOM IN THE VALLEY. AND THE IN TAKE WAS CRACKED I REPLACED THE INTAKE AND PCV VALVE.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Fuel in coolant VIN: 1FDWF36F72
After all the good responses I took a second look at the injector cups and was able to find at least one that had a crack in it. Thanks a Million.
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P36
Thanks for all the help. I am glad to have this one done. I found Two difrent leaks. as I applied shop air thru the icp port and 12volt aplied to the ipr I could hear air leaking from injector #5. replaces o-rings on all injectores per costumer. Re test and wa... Trouble codes: P2291.
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1994 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L rough idle VIN: 1GTCS1447R
Thanks to everyone who offered their advice. I recieved alot of good input. What we found was that even though the compression was good there was alot of leakage past the #1 & #4 exhaust valves. We determined this with a by doing a leak down check with the val...
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L blend door VIN: 1HGEJ8143Y
My customer didn't have the finances to remove heater box and for me to determine the cause of no heat. The responses I received told me to check blend door movement with motor detached and to check heater control valve for full opening and to also check temp....
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1989 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2J4FY49M7K
installed new reman carb/repaired all vaccum lines problem solved.
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S9P
well, with only 2 days left to close this I have yet to see this vehicle. The customer was supposed to put up some money to continue on and hasn't done so yet. The Jeep is still at the shop around the corner I towed it to to reprogam the PCM. Apperently eventu...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
Thanks to everyone for your help.I wound up replacing the cracked manifold and the problem persisted... Richard from Georgia suggested I check for a stretched timing chain. You were right on man. The chain was stretched to a point that there was about 10 degre...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L compressor VIN: 1J4FF68S2X
What a great refresher to work on a AC system in the middle of winter here in ND. There was no problem like Alan, Andrew, and Tim suggested. But, the simple trouble shooting that Terry, and Richard said to try, proved that there isn't a problem. I pulled th...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BJ2221Y
Thanks to all who replied. But we all missed it. As I stated, the injectors were loosing voltage ether hot or ground. As it turned out when I pulled the MAP sensor plug it ran fine with the preprograming values in the computer. So the dirty MAP was telling the...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J02
thanks for all the help problem was 1 coil 2 plug wires and a maf maf insert available from benson in va for about $100 comes new in a M/B box thanks again mark Trouble codes: P0300, P301, P0302, P304, P0306.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J53
Hi group the Mercedes c230 with 271 motor. misfire on #2 cylinder code P0302, Alexander, Max, Colin, Luke, were absolutely right, the PCV hose underneath the air filter housing was broken, I was very happy, replaced the hose reset check engine light, custome... Trouble codes: P0302, P0172.
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Heater Core VIN: 4A3AA46G11
Thanks for the help, of course the heat now works with a new non leaking heater core.
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L no start VIN: JN8AR05Y9W
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP REPLACED DIST. DROVE VEHICLE HOME FOR COPULE OF DAYS STARTS UP NO PROBLEM
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Convertible Top VIN: 3VWCK21Y53
This vehicle is fixed, finally!! Thanks for the replies, they were very helpful. Special thanks to David, Randy, and Kyle. I could not have fixed this vehicle without your help. I replaced the microswitch assembly on the right side hydraulic ram. Then, I remo...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L abs VIN: 3VWSK69M83
Vehicle is repaired. However unfortunately I did not fix it. Thanks for all responses. I sent the vehicle to dealership to be repaired. It turns out it was the control module that had failed. I was quite confident that was the problem but I was unsure whether ...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWYH63BX4
Well first I let the tech I work with write in in my name .He replace the plugs ,wires, coil assembly, top engine clean set fuel pressure to exact specs. tested back pressure and all engine sensors. So when I went to work yesterday i had time to look at the ca... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303.
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2000 Volvo C70 2.4L timing VIN: YV1NC56D1Y
Thanks to all who helped - there is a small boss on the front cover to time the crank - I put the cam seals on first and gently laid the cam cover on top after setting the timing marks at 12:00 position. There is no need for any special tools whatsoever as lon...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Oiling system VIN: YV1TS90D4Y
Well this car must be cursed. The oil pan has been off 4 times now, and I am not really sure what step to take next. I received many great replies about the problem. On reply mentioned to check the rod bearings for wear, and that replacing them could bring the...
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