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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DA9450M
Hi i got myself lost on this one ..runs great I went for code 43 as per aldata ie at pcm a18 and c16 (o2 circuit) above .6 at 4,500 rpm drop to below .4 when throttle released PASS alldata says to rr pcm ..did w junkyard retest code 43 back the o2 will switch ... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel supply), 8 (distrib tdc intermittent)
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L heater core VIN: WAUDH68D71
No heat on any setting. Heater hoses read 130f degrees at inlet and outlet going into the bulkhead. Are these cores known for failing? I recall a post where the baffle was dislodged. Engine temp shows 96c
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L guages and diplay VIN: TRUWT28N61
Hello Audi tech's, The customer had to jump the battery and since then the instrument cluster does not work properly, the tach and the display, temp gauge and fuel also inop ,the display reads 0 in all boxes, Found codes in the instrument cluster portion 00668...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L tachometer VIN: TRUUT28N81
customer states the tachometer will fluctuate from 0 to 7000 rpm, and at times will indicate 1000 rpm with engine off, or idle at 2000 rpm, although actual rpm is 850. no onboard diagnostic codes, manual activation of gauges is normal. suspect intermittent clu...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE2328S
Hey Gang, I may already have my answers, but I'd like to run this by the "Brain Trust" to see what your thoughts were. The car came in with a poor engine idle condition, hesitation, ocassional stalling and MIL on. The above codes were registered, the O2 volt... Trouble codes: 203 (Oxygen Sensor Control 2), 13 (Oxygen Sensor 1), 12 (Oxygen Sensor 2), 201 (Oxygen Sensor Control 1)
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACD4322T
We have searched the forums and many posts point to a bad pump and valves. The funny part is my pump runs sometimes and I can jump the relay terminals and the pump will run fine. It appears the ECM is not energizing the relay. From what we could find the pump ... Trouble codes: P1421, P1423
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2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Turn signals VIN: 2G4WB52K32
Thanks in advance. Car came in for complant of the starter making noise. We ended up shiming the starter which took care of the noise.(car starter fine about a dozen times) Customer came in next day to pick up car. When we went to start it the dash lights were...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Oil pressure warning VIN: 1G6KY5290V
Hi everyone. The oil pressure warning system is going of on this car for no apparent reason. I replaced the sender twice, the first time with a Carquest one the second with an OEM one. When that didnt work we put the manual pressure gauge on it and got fantast...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L ignition lock VIN: 1G6KF57992
Hi all. The car is a 02 cadillac deville DTS 4.6L the car will not start and the key will not come out of the ignition, like it isnt in park. scanner will not communicate with the vehicle, no power to the starter. the diagnostic flow chart says to check for p...
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1990 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGK24K7E
I hate to post this but this pickup is kicking our butts. This vehicle often pulls a gooseneck stock trailer and last winter it would start to loose power, buck, spit back and just go slower and slower until it would just barely idle. The customer said that if...
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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L front brakes VIN: 1G1BL82P7S
thanks to all who reply. have this caprice wagon in shop for front brakes locking when driving down hwy. installed both front brake hoses one week ago and all seemed to good for a few days. then front brakes begin to lock up without applying brakes. have not b...
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Surge VIN: 2CNBE13C4X
I tried a basic tune up, engine felt like maybe a misfire when I snap throttle in park just off idle, but does not feel like a misfire when driving, more like a surge at cruise. I checked the spark plugs and #1 plug porcelin looked a little different than the ... Trouble codes: P0455
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L cruise control VIN: 4TGB162066
This truck has us stumped. The cruise control will not work. Have checked the brake switches, cruise control swiches. powers and grds at the pcm. All inputs to the pcm are working from all the swiches as they should. We concluded it must be the pcm so we got o...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GWEK13ROX
Dear iatn member i have a 99 tahoe that stumbles or cuts out around the time the tcc locks up. When this happens it seems worse when you start letting off of the throttle. I can duplicate in the stall. When i duplicate the problem i torque the engine to about ...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L fuel filler
This customer brought this car in with a complaint of fuel kickback when filling tank. I can find no restrictions of any kind. I removed the tank and checked the inlet and inlet check valve. Out of desperation I replaced the two in tank check valves. I hate to...
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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2G1WX15K93
Thanks in advance for everyone taking the time to read and hopefully help me out with this one. When driving you get a "humming" noise from the vehicle, seems to be the right front, but??? Raised vehicle up and hub seems tight, no noise when turning or running...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13T64
any help on what Iam over looking. thank you in advance. this truck came from other shops,including the local dealer. I have p0300 dtc, modis miss fire monitor shows #7 and#2 cylinder miss fire.swiched spark plug, plug wire,coil, fuel injector to another cylin... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder missfire detected)
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel tank VIN: 2GCEK19TX4
it would take one hour to fill fuel tank. no restriction in filler neck hose. it is like it is holding pressure and have no explanation as to why. no codes present. starts and runns great. any help would be great.
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1C3XY66R5L
i got a real brain teaser here..customer came in an said the headlights would go off on thier own while driving and the parking lights stayed on...and they come back on on their own even if sitting still no bumps..an sure enough after some time running the hea...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L instrument cluster VIN: 3B7HC12Y9W
truck came in with no gauages. abs, brake,and low gas lite are on . the lcd is flashing the milage.i hooked scanner up to try and look for codes but comminication for body control or abs. alldata said you could pull codes by holding reset button on cluster and...
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1979 Ford F-100 Custom 5.8L power steering VIN: F14HLFC183
Splines on steering gear worn and pitman arm was slipping on splines. Pressure line has a couple of kinks in it but dont know if its enough to cause this problem which is after filling it and bleeding air out all works perfect but when you shut it off the flui...
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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEE14NXK
hEY GUYS I HAVE THIS 89 E150 5.0 CAME IN THE VECHICLE RUNNING POORLY THE CUSTOMER STATED HE WANTED A NEW ENGINE SO I REPLACED THE ENGINE WITH A CRATE MOTOR NOW THE VECHICLE RUNS POORLY I INSTALLED NEW PLUGS AND WIRES FUEL REGULATOR MAP SENSOR COOLANT TEMP SENS...
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1996 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L abs VIN: 1FMEU15H5T
96 bronco - changed ball joints in front and front brake pads with rotors. after completion vehicle abs engages at 5mph. bleed entire system in sequence. no change. replace all 3 speed sensors and still made no change. vehicle did not have this problem before ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4WD/Lo VIN: 1FTZR15XTB
This truck came to me with the 4wd inop. and the ABS light on. I replaced the ABS sensor in the rear end. ABS OK now. Truck would still not shift into 4wd. Relays would try to operate system when shifting from 2wd to 4hi, but would not actually shift the trans...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP53U2X
We have this 99 Taurus giving us fits trying to get sufficient heat. Everything seems to be working, the blend door motor is fine, and even when it is removed and the blend door is moved manually, there is still very little heat output. The fan moves air fairl...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP45X11
we have this 2001 ford mustang with a 4.6 sohc for a running promblem. it cuts out according to the cust. but i believe it goes into limp mode due to a cyl head temp code P1288. but through my diag. found that this car has no sensor or and my missing something... Trouble codes: P1288
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Fuel gauge and Speedometer VIN: 1FAFP33P43
Posting for a friend at another shop. This vehicle's speedometer and fuel gauge worked fine until after the transmission was replaced. When the transmission was replaced, the mechanic test drove the vehicle and it shifted correctly. However, he found that t...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L overdrive VIN: 1FAFP33P43
hi all, this focus came in with the check engine lite on and a complaint of it going into neutral. on test drive alkl was well for te first 15 minutes the sure enough it went into neutral from overdrive. i hit the od button and it went into 3rd and all was w...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L ratio error VIN: 1FTZR45E94
im running in to a lot of ford 5r55 with gear ratio errors replacing valve body sometimes fixes them. were tearing them down and finding nothing wrong. not much bulletin help. any ideas would be appreciated.thanks
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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: AFADXXMJDD
Thanks Again Car came in MIL on. Possible slight hesitation, logs codes straight away, intake manifold runnners working fine, egr operating fine checked circuits all are fine. EGR and Swirl Control valves share same ref. voltage. Ref. voltage all ok. Thinking ... Trouble codes: P0403 (egr control circ.), P1549 (intake manifold runner control circ.), P2008 (swirl control open circ.)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5648W
My question is the vent valve works manually. From what I know it should be closed when the car is running. the computer is not grounding the soloniod. At this time I have no information on when this valve is supposed to be shut to run the test. I believe the ... Trouble codes: P1456
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L radiator VIN: 1HGCG5658X
The car was towed in with oil in radiator and complete cooling system the coolant hoses were spongy and swelled up I replaced the radiator and all hoses flushed the system repeatedly about 3 times added bg coolant additive and pressure tested cooling system te...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1HGCG1652Y
This vehicle had a complaint of starting and stalling intermittently customer stated that it also ran poorly for a short period of time.Once a couple of minutes have past symptom completely goes away.Scanned Computer found codes for misfires P0301-P0305 stored... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0301-P0305 misfire)
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1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Cruise control VIN: SAJNX2732R
The cruise control doesn't come on when the switch is turned on. Voltage at the switch, from fuse #2 in the left side fuse pack (5v.)is very low although tested at the fuse it is normal. The test light glows at normal brightness when testing the fuse, but at t...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7231V
Hello to all of you during this Christmas Season. I have this Kia that is threatening to ruin my season. New customer and new vehicle. Vehicle died while driving and brought in on a tow truck. We have spark and fuel pressure. Compression through out is average...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L blower motor VIN: KNADC12594
I'm trying to find the blower motor relay on this Kia. Shopkey says it's in the main fuse box under the hood, but it's not there. I have no power to the blower motor. The wiring diagram shows wiring from "blower" and "relay" fuses go to this relay, but the wir...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALPV124OT
This Rover was towed in with a hard brake pedal and three warning lights on. Brake (red) ABS (amber) Trak (amber). Reading through all the past repairs (with iatn) it seems that rf wheel sensor is most common after jumping #5 and #15. When I jump these two the...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall
Vehicle wil stall on intial start up with no power after a few starts engine will idle./no codes in system but you can induce a code/have replaced one injector and ECM in the past Once warm the vehicle runs normal with only a slight exhaust smell. coolant temp...
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L all systems VIN: JM1BJ22512
Car had blown main fuse, replaced fuse, still no system operation, all fuses, main relay check ok, have proper voltage and continuity at fuses. Do not have a wiring diagram. Is there a fusible link in the system?
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDB1260371
Hello mercb techs, vehicle came in with misfire. Customer bought the vehicle about a week ago and could not provide any history, we found fouled spark plugs rich with gas, disconnecting each fuel line one at a time shows no changes except on cylinder number si...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L Fuel injection block/intake manifold VIN: WDBD26D1HF
This is just a quick question. On this 86 190 Diesel on the injection block there are a 5 spring loaded solenoids,(not sure what they are called) that the o-rings are leaking on. I have never done one of these and everyone else can't remember how to do them. I...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.4L no start VIN: WDBGB34E1R
Costumer called in a no start problem . AAA came to the resque. And put a gallon of gas in tank of her diesel benz. Gotta love them AAA guys.Never started or cranked it over. Towed in glow plug light not on. No power to glow plugs Fuses ok. I have no info for ...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L head lights VIN: 2MROA20274
Thanks in advance. This came in lights come on intermittly and have to pull relay or fuses to turn off. three days can not dupilcate. customer picks up next day problem happens again. back in shop no problem. Any ideas help.
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1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L hard start when cold
hello, thank you in advance if you care to respond. so i've got this maxima in right now for a hard start when it's cold, customer says it does not start perfect in the summer but not nearly as bad as it does in the winter. i verified it, you have to crack the...
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1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L right front brake
Friend replaced a bad master cylinder on this car, then after driving short distance right front would lock up. Tried a second master with same reults. This only started after the master cylinder was replaced. It seems to be holding pressure at that wheel. Whe...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D31
This car set the codes at 58 mph. Checked for vacuum leaks, none found. Suspected mass air flow sensor, when checking the mass air flow we found it to be dirty. Cleaned mass air flow wire with brakeclean, reinstalled and now sets code P0100, mass air flow circ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D31
This nissan sentra is getting flooded when outside temp is below -20 each time we try to start it after 10 sec of starting the spark plug need to be removed and drying it .the car run fine when the temp is -10 there is no codes the coolant sensor is normal on ...
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1987 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L No Start, slow to fire up VIN: 1G3HY5137H
Vehicle towed in, after sitting for a long time, with no spark, sometimes would run for a few seconds then quit. Found a mouse nest on firewall with no wire damage due to it, after looking at cam and crank sensors wave forms all looked good I guess. We replace... Trouble codes: 43 (EST failure)
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1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L radiator VIN: 1G3HN5318P
vehicle came in with trans fluid in radiator,check trans fluid and it was low replaced radiator thinking the cooler was leaking through put new hoses on cause they were swollen.she drove the car for 2 months and put on 3,000 miles and came back in with the sam...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L temp blend door VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
Hello everyone. I replaced the heater core in this Bravada due to a leak. After the work was completed, the temperature blend door actuator will keep cycling from cold to hot. The actuator sounds noisy and will occasionally stop in one spot, I can tap it and i...
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1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L lifters VIN: 1G3NB52M7W
After i finished the job and turned on the vehicle, one piston had no compression, but i noticed that it was the lifter that was lifting the pushrod too much. When i loosen the rocker arm on that piston the compression matches the others. I did the same with t...
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1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L low pedal VIN: 1GHDT13W9X
GM brake techs I need help .I have another s vehicle here with a low pedal.i cringe every time I work on the brake lines on one of these.Owner complained of low pedal,when I moved it in the shop the pedal was good I pumped it a few times to see if the master w...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Starting VIN: 1G3WH52H8Y
this one is highly intermit, after replacing both cam and crank sensors with factory parts, still tyhe same problem and a reoccuring code p340. all connectors look ok any help would be appreciated btw after one no crank turning the key again it will start for ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L engine temp VIN: 1G3WX52H8Y
car came in with complaint of overheatind after being ran for 6-10 miles, test drove car, confirmed complant, after 6 miles temp gauge creeps up past 240, check gauge light comes on, pulled car over to let cool, comfermed temp with scanner installed, replaced ...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L loosing oil pressure VIN: 2G2FV22G8X
We proceded to disassemble engine- lower oil pan to check for stopped screen or trash in pan- no bad problems found- replaced oil pump, tchain-(oil pump is on front of engine) as well as other needed repairs- full tune, serp tensioner, belt, - vehicle has grea...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP1AB29P54
hi porsche techs, we've got this cayene yesterday with coolant leaking at the bellhousing. look's like the leak is coming from the back of the engine, in the top, and running down the bellhousing. i've removed all the covers in the engine but it's hard to look...
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Stall VIN: 1G8ZJ5274Y
Good Morning fellow techs, This Saturn is making my customer upset. His story is that when he is driving and pushes in the clutch, the engine speed drops to about 400 RPM. Of Course that will cause it to stall if there is any load (i.e. A/C, high generator loa...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63BX2
thanks in advance , this vehicle would shut off at idle in park , hot , intermitantly ,no check engine light on. the customer decided to take the vehicle back . he pulled out side the shop,& left it running . he then opened the drivers door & it stalled . the ... Trouble codes: P2176
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2002 Saturn L300 3.0L lifters VIN: 1G8JW54R42
incredibly noisy lifters on front and rear. done and oil pressure test, pulled cooler lines checked for obstructions, pulled valve covers, did oil change. possible for numerous lifters to be bad. first did the oil change and found back half of oil filter from ...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ23D63
Vehicle came in check engine light and power loss light on. codes stored p0453 p0463 p1635. Fuel guage also inoperative. fuel guage indicates empty with full tank. Customer states this all happened at once,possibly after using a trickle charger to maintain bat... Trouble codes: P0453 (fuel tank pressure high voltage), P0463 (fuel level sensor high voltage), P1635 (5 volt reference circuit 1)
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKH68D5Y
I want to thank all that sent replies to me I am (at the advice if others)sending it of to the dealer for the reflash. I would be curious to know why the cross counts on the rear o2 Sensors are so high on these cars. But I guess VW will keep that to themselves... Trouble codes: P0431.
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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBADE6320W
Thank you for your replies! I had smoke tested this intake more than once and found no leaks but with propane I could see a change in 02 readings, also I noticed the valley pan leaking so the intake had to come off anyway. A set of intake seals fixed this ride...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L ac control VIN: WBAET37402
thanks to jerry in cali hit it right on the head . the ebox blower was blowing the fuse. it's in the left front lower floor.thanks to all and merry christmas
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L low coolant message VIN: 1G4CW52K9Y
Thanks to all who replied to my reguest.All agreed that sensor should be in right side of rad.As I stated in my request the sensor is not there.I removed enough items to see the rad. clearly.No wires visable that may go to sensor.Customer has been to other sho...
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K43
Thanks for all your help! I finally did find the fault, the harness on the O2 sensor had a spot that was worn through that I did not see the first time I looked at it. I cleaned the connector and replaced the O2 sensor and all is good. I feel like whipping mys... Trouble codes: P0140 (O2 sensor 2 insufficient activity).
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L brakes VIN: W06VR52R0V
thanx for everyones help. lower control arm bushings were damaged and causing this unusual problem. after replacing horizontal & vertical bushings in r/f & l/f lower arms & aligned problem solved. thanx again!!!
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start VIN: WO6VR52R1W
What a mess, this one is fixed hope I never never see this again. As I have been doing this for 35 years. Thanks for all the post's. The fuel lines were reversed at the fuel tank "by the customer when he installed the first pump" not telling anyone. I guess I ...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Cabin heating VIN: 1G6DM57N93
Well, I never experienced the smoke coming through the vents but the camshaft cover gaskets were leaking severely out of the Pside, did the spark plugs as well. Oil had filled both rear SP bores. When I pulled the Tstat I tested it in hot water and sure enou...
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1988 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L cruise control VIN: 2GBJG31M4J
Thank you for the replies and advice. The cruise module was located on the parking brake bracket. I tested it and it was good so I tested for vehicle speed signal and had none. Tested and replaced vehicle speed sensor buffer on back of the instument cluster...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19K8P
Fixed Vehicle by Flushing injectors and replacing throttle body gasket
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1995 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Converter VIN: 1GBHK39N4S
Thank you to everyone who replied, I really appreciated your assistance! The solution to the Shift Solenoid B error was: Speed Sensor replacement. It took care of the torque converter going in & out of lockup & the Neutral-2nd gear-to not shifting problem. P...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK14W9Y
I won't to thank everyone who took time to reply to my question. I realize this wasn't a normal problem but I just wanted to get a different take on the situation. AS I figured, the consensus was that mechanically speaking, reprogramming won't help stopping di...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L brakes??? VIN: 1GCGK13U62
The customer took his truck to the local Chevrolet dealer who confirmed all brake and front end components were in good condition, confirming my inspection findings. The dealer tech suggested tire replacement and customer did replace tires. Customer reports ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L lifter VIN: 1GNES16S43
We have already replaced the lifters with no improvement. The oil filter is correct with valve. We just put a used engine in this one to expedite the repairs. Thanks for the suggestions.
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L power seats VIN: 1GNFK16Z84
Want to think everyone for their quick responses.I think everybody was dead on. I took to a friend at dealer and he reprogramed seat module and it works perfect again.Thanks so much for the quick and courteous help.Still did not really come up with a reason it...
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1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4B3AU52N8T
after reading all the help requests i suggested he try a dist from dealer and the car is fixed goes to show not all replacement parts are good parts
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Transmission shift VIN: 2B3HD46T7V
Thanks to everyone that replyed to my help request. Most if not all suggested that the transmission had major problems, so I serviced the transmission and found large amounts of metal in the pan and filter. Needs major overhaul, I'm just going to wholesale the...
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L clutch VIN: 3B6MF36D4W
WELL I WHENT AHEAD AND PULL THE TRANNY AND FOUND TWO PROBLEMS. AFTER GETTING THE TRANNY OUT I NOTICED THAT THE INPUT SHAFT WAS WARN WAY DOWN, SO I LOOKED IN THROW THE CLUTCH ASSY AND FOUND THAT THE PILOT BEARING WAS COMPLETELY GONE ( JUST THE OUT SIDE SHELL )....
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1999 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 2B4FP25300
Thank you for all the replies- you just always expect that a new part is ok. So like most of you deducted without abs there is not much that can cause this fault except the MAster Cylinder- so we replaced the master cylinder snd so far - so good- you know some...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23Z82
After I had the computer reflased I was able to to get a crank sensor code I seems that I had just pinched one of the wires in the bell housing sorry I am so late with this closing but this is my plow truck and we got a bunch of snow. thanks for all the help I...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD74233
Customer started yelling at one of my employees...I told him no one yells at my employees except me. Take your truck and leave! We are too busy to mess around with a hot head we are trying to help. We are a Fleet (truck & equipment) shop. We try to help some ...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10A2L
HELLO-SORRY I TOOK SO LONG TO POST A FIX-MY INTERNET SERVICE WAS DOWN FOR 9 DAYS-THIS THING HAD ONE IGNITION MODULE TO RUN BOTH COIL PACKS-ONE SIDE OF THE MODULE TO THE FRONT COIL PACK WAS BURNED UP- REPLACED COMPLETE MODULE-THIS THING RAN ON BOTH COIL PACKS-I...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFALP5744R
Replaced with a remanufactured ECM , no FORD remans available. The CCRM (constant control relay module) checked out to be OK as cooling fans and fuel pump worked OK after ECM was replaced. I double checked the ground wire near battery and all were good. This t...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L wont reset monitors VIN: 1FDNF21S5X
hi, never got these monitors to reset so we returned the vehicle to the customer to put mileage on it. I cant say im to familiar with mode 6 data, however I did find mode 6 data that showed a couple of components out of parameter.I was unable to determine from... Trouble codes: P1000.
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FT2X07271
Thanks again for all the replys. Sorry it took so long to post a fix. A inlaw and I were traveling when I made the post, since then we have returned to Florida and I have been trying to fix his truck over phone ,he lives on other side of state. After reading... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean).
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Hard start VIN: 1FMZU73E02
Well It was a dealer vehical and they decided to take the truck and I have not seen it since.But by the way it started I pretty sure it was in the fuel pump that was leaking back.The fuel trim was right in specs.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Overhead Trip Computer VIN: 1FTNW20F62
Well, not many replies, mostly that old unit might be able to be repaired, actual problem was the dealer's scanner, some kind of software glitch, they had it updated and now it programmed ok. Thanks for the help anyway.
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L eng. noise when hot VIN: 1FTRW07613
i pulled the front of engine down and discovered worn tensioner and chains. engine inside looked good, replaced both parts and guides. guides looked pretty good , but changed them anyway. cured problem and no noise,juist hard to believe they could go bad so ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L turbo hose VIN: 1FTNW20P34
THANKS... so many responces in so little time...We are going to clean the hose and new clamps and torque to spec's.. this man pulls a loaded horse trailer and that is when hose blows off,has had truck since new and problem just started. Will have to wait on ne...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L MIL Lamp on, EXTENDED CRANK VIN: 1FTNX20P94
Sorry about the slow post ...customer called us back yesterday and told us what the dealer said...The recall for the icp was the fix. Even though the prod. date was out of published recall specs the dealer said it had been extended to include our customer's t... Trouble codes: P2285 (injector control circuit pressure low).
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Code C1440 VIN: 1FMZU63K44
Most of you pointed out that on this vehicle (without active brake booster), the brake pressure switch acts as the transducer. I monitored the brake pressure PID while stepping on and off the brake, and found it opening and closing intermittently. Pinpoint t...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FCWE35S24
SORRY ABOUT TAKING SO LONG TO REPLAY WITH THE FIX, WHEN THE FUEL PUMP WAS REPLACED, THE EVAP HARNESS WAS PINCHED. I DON'T KNOW WHY IT WOULDN'T START WITH THIS HARNESS PINCHED, BUT IT DIDN'T WANT TO START. AFTER FINDING THE PINCHED HARNESS, THE TANK WAS DROPED ...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW30P05
WE COULD NOT GET A SCANNER TO USE THAT WOULD WORK FOR DATA, BUT A CALL TO THE FORD DEALER PARTS DEPT SAID DUMP THE THE GLOWS BECAUSE OF MILEAGE,(I THINK HE WAS REPEATING BACK TO ME WHAT I SAID) AND ALSO THEY COULDN'T KEEP GLOW MODULE'S ON THE SHELF. WE REPLACE...
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1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L prndl VIN: 1GKEK13R9V
Thank to all replied. It got me looking at the switch and the circuit again, I was able to get a hold of a GM shop manual and the page that states which switches are on and off in any given gear. Although we had connection through the switch it must just not b...
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1988 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 4WS 2.0L Power steering speed sensor VIN: JHMBA4145J
The customer actualy wanted to fix this one. I installed a new power steering speed sensor. Thanks for all the replies.
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2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no accel VIN: JALDS58X52
Thanks to: Hans,Marty,Jeremy,Stephen and Ian. Your replies were helpful as it made me check/look at this nightmare thru a different set of eyes. per a phone call, Marty of Michigan explained to me the commmon reason these systems fail. Marty said that excessiv... 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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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L locking hub VIN: KNDJA72331
Thanks to all who contributed to the Kia Locking Hub situation. This has been a problem with these vehicles--a costly problem. There is a way of converting these hubs to manual hubs--expensive There is a way of repairing these hubs---expensive. The hubs wor...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L airmatic VIN: WDBNG70J6Y
sorry for delay in posting a fix. as most things turn out, it seems to be the simple things in life. if suspension sits low, it's leaking. and thats what it turned out to be. leak at line fitting to left rear strut. special thanks to dang for suggestions and i...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
hello fellow techs. first of all i would like to tank all of you that spend the time to write to my request. i can say this car its FIXED. i spend a lot of time but it was worth it. when i was testing the maf i noticed that the voltage was climbing in relation... Trouble codes: P1320, P0302.
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1996 Other European 4.6SEh 4.6L Imobiliser VIN: SALPE1243S
This vehicle left the shop soon after the post. I tried the suggested method for reprogramming the key, that is by putting it into the door and holding it in the position (lock, for instance) that I was pressing the remote's button for in an effort to get the ...
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