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1992 Asuna SUNRUNNER 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CKBE18U4N
i loose the computer ground internally in the computer for the four main fuel metering sensors ( map,iat,tps,cts ), computer grounds good. replace computer with used (supplied by the customer) and its ok for a month or so. then the same problem happens again.i...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH24B2Y
I havent run into alot of these cars and one thing i know for sure is there is alot of moisture in the vent hose i think that the valves for the secondary emissions system are freezing shut but not sure...there are no other oil leaks ...just would like some ot... Trouble codes: P1423 (bank 1 low secondary flow), P1411 (bank 2 low secondary flow)
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L tcm VIN: WAUJC68E64
I am not getting communication with the TCM. I am using the Ross Tech Vag-com with the HEX + CAN interface. I tried with the old red brick with euro cartridge that we keep as a back-up and it also did not communicate with the TCM. I have communication with all...
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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L Cluster VIN: WBABF332XR
HI tech, we have a 1994 325is with a wield problem. Every once a while the speedo, tach, gas gauge, coolant temp gauge went dead for a sec, all other warning light pops up but the vehicle still running, this only happened for a sec or two, then it would went b...
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2002 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0L odometer VIN: 4USCK73492
we have a 2002 Z3 coupe with a strange electrical issue / question. where the odometer display is located in the instrument cluster, it will switch from the mileage reading "15825" to "eep_2" when cold. once it warms up, the mileage displays again. checked for...
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1992 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1G4HP53L0N
can came in rear brakes lock up at low speed. I replaced shoes pads rotors and drums. clean and adjusted and inspected all hardware no visible problems. Car still intermittenly will lock rear brakes at low speed. Any advice will be much appreciated. Also no ab...
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Stall VIN: 3G5DA03E84
dies at random. intermitt no start. odm reads error, shift indicator moves while in park, tack jumps before it dies. Trouble codes: B3103, B2712, B2961
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: W06VR52R3X
hi , this car run bad cold , can't keep running cold, dies , popping in intake . just run poor . in open loop once goes in close loop car runs good . date are jumping so bad because it running bad can't get good reading . hope someone can help
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1984 Chevrolet S10 Pickup 2.8L No Start
vehicle came in as a cranks only.found that it has spark from coil to cap,cap to wire,from wire to plug have spark.sprayed starter fuild carb(feed back carb).still would not start up.removed plugs to find them coverd with gas.cleaned plugs best i could.let sit...
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall VIN: 2GTFC29S8S
truck stalls intermittently. anoter shop said it needs another injection pump. check engine light came on last week. thats when stalling started. plugged in snap-on scanner, after entering vin on scanner, scanner says communication mismatch. then say proceed p...
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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 Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R2X
Hello all. This one has got me. Vehicle came in thinking it needed a transmission. Test drove, was fine, a block away it started to chug-miss-backfire, got it back to the shop and starter would not catch the flywheel. Replaced the starter, cranks over but keep...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY22G0X
Vehicle idles fine, you can rev the engine in neutral. As soon as you try to drive the vehicle the engine stops dead! The drive line was removed to replace the flywheel and the problem occured after it was reinstalled. It was disassembled a second time to chec...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L rear differential
hello all, I am pretty sure i know the answer here, but just wanted to bounce it off a few others first. This is my personal vehicle. the rear differential front pinion bearing seized and caused severe damage to the diff housing. I am considering a low miles u...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E21
Happy Holidays all... Just wanted to run this one past you GM guys out there... Every 2 or 3 days this vehicle will re-engage the starter briefly, just after starting. Has anyone seen this one?
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L steering VIN: 3GNEC13T82
hi techs, i have a customer with a problem with his truck wandering in windy weather. on calm days the truck works excellent. is there alignment problems with these vehicles or is the design of the truck itself.
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L abs and traction control
car came in with abs light on and traction system on. scanned with no codes. but when i went to clear codes it went away...every thing ok...till next drive lights come back on and traction system on...makes it hard to drive with traction on. dont really know w...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No/limited four wheel drive VIN: 1GNDT13504
Hi all, thanks in advance. I've got a 2004 Chevy trailblazer in over the weekend. Customer complaint was of no 4 wheel drive, I took out for test drive and find it's not working quit right. All seems to work correctly, light for appropriate gear lights up when...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L abs light hvac VIN: 2C4GP44311
Hello , Maybe you can help me , I am working on the bosses dad's minivan here. this came in with abs and brake light on no havc controls blower operates but no control over temp or vents , He stated that it had been fine one minute next time he drive it comes ...
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1988 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3B4GW12Y2J
surges and injectors cut off intermittantly this can be seen visually. i need help with this one.
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L monitors not ready VIN: 1P3ES62C5T
Fellow Techs, I have a problem for a 96 Dodge, Neon. Can't pass NYS test due to monitors not ready. O2 sensor values seems normal, no codes stored at anytime. Car came to the shop for NYS inspection and intermedant loss of speedometer. We replaced bad transmi...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Front wheels VIN: IB7HF13Y4J
Customer came to us with both of the front drive axle shafts snapped in half at the u-joints.. Installed 2 good ones with new u-joints.. New upper and lower ball joints New Bearing Hub Assy. and a good used vacuum activator for the front wheel drive.(old fork ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L torque converter VIN: 1B7HF16Z11
this truck has been my nightmare for a few days now. it originally came in for trans and oil leak. found that the oil pans for both trans and engine rotted and also the trans was leaking from the bell housing area. i replaced the front pump seal, pump to trans...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX26H7J
This one has me stumped and will be grateful for any insight anyone may have.When first started the truck Idles Nomally,when it warms and goes into closed loop the idle increases to about 2000 rpms.Disconnecting the Iac motor returns the engine to base Idle.It... Trouble codes: 29 (Vehicle Speed Sensor)
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14X1P
this ranger is a simple no start. we have no injector pulse from pcm. we have tested ign,fuel & sensors. the pcm has a burnt spot in the injector driver. you cant buy this pcm new or remanufactured. ford & mazdza says it is obselete. ive searched the web also....
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L ABS valve? VIN: 1FTCR10A7R
This 2WD Ranger came in with an ABS malfunction light on, with the red brake light being illuminated at the same time. A trouble code retrieval came through with a Code 4 (open/short in valve). A test of the system revealed a bad ABS module, so it was replaced...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FPEE14YOT
Hi techs have this van that runs lean after it goes into closed loop. Now heres the strange thing, the fuel trim is -35% IT knows its running lean and tries to run it leaner? When we disconnect the MAF sensor it starts, runs great. running rich again and st...
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1995 Ford Contour LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP66L4S
Car starts fine if left in shop overnight. If left outside -10 degrees...won't start...engine flooded. Appears to flood very rapidly, try's to fire, then it is flooded very quick. Injector pulse width cold while cranking is @30 ms. seems awful high to me. Afte...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L wipers & washers VIN: 1FALP52U7T
Good Morning This car has led me on a wild goose chase. Acording to the local ford dealer they should work but according to the customer they still don't. We had the dealer fax us the wiring diagram and I beleive all the wires are good. We replaced the wiper...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L battery to alternator VIN: 1FALP653XT
I have no battery voltage to the alternator in the generator output wire (Circuit 30). The wiring schematic from Ford says there is a 175 amp MEGA Fuse in line. I looked in the underhood fuse panel an the largest fuse is 80 amps. Where is the 175 amp Mega Fuse...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDKE37L2V
1997 Ford E350 5.4L Van ran perfect prior to parking it. It sat for two years while in military. Towed vehicle in to find that battery was dead. Replaced battery engine running rough. Drive van on highway to relean. No CEL or MIL lights. After running for a wh...
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1997 Ford Probe 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IZVLT22B7U
Need some good input on this one. Hoping to get fixed before Christmas, Customer getting anxious after two weeks. On a cold run vehicle runs good. Preformed all repairs listed.As car becomes hot start to feel a slight miss,at this time check eng lite off. Keep... Trouble codes: P0306
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Windshield Wipers VIN: 2FTZX1728W
I checked the multi-function switch to the module and confirmed that it is working. I also bypassed the module and jumpered the relays to get the wipers to work. I replaced the module and have the same symptons. I'm at a loss here! Everything is there that the...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTNF21F2X
looking for some advice from you diesel guys.. I have a 1999 powerstroke when cold start you have to put your foot on the accelerator to get the truck to start and stay running. if not it starts and stalls and surges viloently once it runs for a minute it is f...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfiring VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
This truck has a flexible sensor code(po176). Our scanner gives us no data. We checked all power & grounds & were fine. Hertz output at idle is VERY high(170 HZ)Specs is 58-66. The truck is not running good at all(backfires, rough etc) The customer uses regula... Trouble codes: P0176
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F6X
When vehicle arrived we found blown fuse and could not communicate. Fixed and got ebp code. Replaced Ebp sensor and tube and truck runs 20% better. When cold vehicle surges for a few seconds and will not accelerate. After it gets warm it is better but when dri... Trouble codes: 420 (ebp sensor)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L emission failure VIN: 1FTNF21L83
Hi all, especially you Ford dealer techs or anyone with extensive OBD II knowledge. Unfortunately, this is my own personal truck. I went to my friend's shop for my annual NYS emission test, and the truck failed because 2 readiness monitors were "not ready". Th...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L current draw VIN: 2FAFP71W03
Hi, I'll try to make this as concise as possible. There is an intermittant (onset from 2 mins to 2 hours+) 1 amp current draw at the battery. This pretty much kills the batt overnight. I must mention that I had the dash out about 2 mos ago to replace the ble...
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2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L speedo VIN: IGDGG31V33
I would like to know if someone can direct me as to why my odometer is of by 3.7% or 3.0 of ten miles or how to find out the source of the problem, thank you
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2007 Honda Ridgeline RTS 3.5L auto door locks
Hello everyone. Im having trouble with a customer's pickup truck. We've installed a remote starter in the truck and the customer claims that since then, her door locks will lock her out of her vehicle if the key is in the ignition with the engine running and t...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ABS Mil lamp on. VIN: 1J4GZ58S3T
Any one know where and how to retrieve the ABS fault codes.
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, No dash, no windows VIN: 1JAGZ58S5V
Vehicle left overnight, interior lights stayed on. Jumpstarted in morning. Started and shut off immediately, so, alarm was disarmed. Truck runs, but has no A/C, no window control, and no instrument panel data (speedo/tach/etc). Seems like a module is not commu...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L bcm VIN: 1J4GZ78S6W
Thanks up front to any helpful replies. I'm going to try to make a long story short. First of all we have a business membership so I have already looked at past FIX database for this vehicle and this problem. Second is the vehicle will not crank over (dead bat...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L lift gate light VIN: 1G4GW68N2X
we have this cherokee in for a second visit. the first time the cust stated taht there was no a/c, windows or interior lighting. we found no comm. from bcm, no codes. checked power and grounds and replaced bcm, all was well for a week. cust now states lift gat...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF68SXX
The customer complains of a misfire and a check engine light. Says it only happens cold and as soon as it warms up goes away. Pulled codes P0205 and P0305. Check resistance on injectors-ok. Check supply voltage with engine running and back probing-ok. Check wi... Trouble codes: P0205, P0305
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L p1698 tcm no communacation VIN: 1G4GW68N8X
code set only once and a while at one time i could not comm.with tcm all other comms ok i disconnected pcm and comm.came back repeated and appeared to be pcm replaced pcm and a few days later light on p1698 if any one can help i would be greatful also could no...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L no 3-4 shift VIN: 1J4FA49581
Vehicle came in for cutting out, running rough, and check eng light on. Ran codes, P0455- Evap System Large Leak. Found gas cap lanyard was stuck under cap seal. Fix that and erased codes. On test drive, vehicle tacs out at 2500 rpm @ 55 mph and does not shift...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs VIN: JT8BF28G9W
Thanks up front for any help on this car. Car came in with an "ABS light" on complaint. Took car for test drive and ABS light was not on, ABS and traction control functions worked with no problems. Pulled codes by jumping E1 to TC and counting the flashes. Und...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNM97VXSY
90% of the time the misfire only happens when the car is cold or has been sitting for a while. Check engine light comes on and car shakes when turning the wheel. Misfire is only on number 7 cylinder and never changes. Have checked compression and cylinder leak... Trouble codes: P0307 (misfire)
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1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L turn signals VIN: 1LNLM61VOS
ANY ONE OUT THERE KNOW WHO SELL LIGHTING CONTROL MODULE FOR THIS CAR.FORD DO't HAVE IT. ALL REPLIES APPRICATED.
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L everything electrical VIN: 1YVFP80CX3
HELLO, What a nightnare! The fuse block melted together the nuts for the 100A main fuse. The orginal complaint was no start. the car never had a problem. I found a (what i thought was a loose connection)melted plastic seperating the contacts jumped it and sta...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L hard start cold VIN: WDBED30E2L
have owned car for two years no cold start problems until this year starts right away on cold start valve then dies out and stalls restarting 5 6 7 or mor times engine will remain running and smoothes out and drives normal i think is not getting current to the...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Timing chain tensioner VIN: WDB140051X
First time I have timed an M119. Cylinder heads were removed for head gasket replacement. Cam shaft timing checked and pins installed prior to dismantling. I require advice regarding the timing chain tensioner. I have timed the engine with locking pins on the ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F7T
mil light on with no codes in system, i am using launch scanner, and master tech scanner, light will come on when you drive about 2 blocks. park car for 1 hour and restart with no mil light on.and no codes in system.really having ahard time getting info on wha...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J43
this mercedes c230 sport coupe kompressor had oil leaking from the cam magnets into the wiring harness. i replaced the magnets and attempted to clean the wiring harness out with brake clean and shop air. this seemed to work well. the oil did get all the way in...
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Windows, Radio, Guages, Cluster VIN: 4M2DU86K83
I am hoping this will be an easy one, I Have determined that the GEM is bad in this vehicle not supplying ground to accessory delay relay, requiring the IP Cluster to have to be replaced. My question is does this vehicle require a NGS scanner to download and u...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: WMWRE335XR
this mini cooper came in with an intemittent noise when releasing the clutch to go into 1st. It makes this screeching noise, the vehicle is still under warranty. but i'm affraid that if he takes it into bmw they'll tell my cutomer to get it to act up more freq...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YTE
This car has a check engine light on. But I can not communicate with computer. I have tried 3 different scan tools and same thing. I have follow with Mitchell tests. Everythings passes test and it says to replace PCM. I have done that and same problem. I have ...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Oil system VIN: JN1CA21D9T
Vehicle came in with severe oil leak due to oil pan gaskets. Replaced both upper and lower seals and applied RTV Silicone both the upper and lower oil pan mating surface. Still leaks at rear (toward rear of vehicle) on the front side of upper pan seal. Re-do s...
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L steering effort VIN: 5N1ED28T74
this 04 xterra is hard to steer to the right when cold. steering effort to the left feels normal at all times. after it runs for a couple of minutes it returns to normal we have installed a remanned gear and pump to no avail. it has a p.s. presurre swit...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L instrument panel
Thanks to all who replied, and to Alldata who after some coaxing was able to to come up with OE repair information. Audi does use a magnetic switch in the filler neck which monitors the position of the fuel cap. The switch is open when the cap is correctly p...
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2008 Audi A4 2.0L Fuel Door
Car went to dealer. When it returned I i scanned the module. The software coding was changed from 11788 to 11820 this change alone did nothing to the gas door poping open. In adaptation channel 61 was changed from 2 to 6 this change fixed made the gas door wor...
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBAHD5318N
I would like to thank you all for your replies. I did put out a help repair request with Identafix after posting this help request hoping it will save me time. Here is what we found: the ignition coils were missing ground straps (big problem). The 240ohm resis... Trouble codes: 15 (ignition -circuit monitoring this fault when cleared comes right back instantly).
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L alternator VIN: 1G4GD2211S
I would like to thank all you guys for your input most everyone advised test to do to verify computer problem. Well i replaced pcm and car is running great. Thanx again Mike
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1998 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GD2210W
Hello all. Car finally acted up again after 3 days of driving and running in the shop. Went to no start mode, 25 RPM KOEO, fuel pump on, injectors firing at 25 RPM. No crank sensor output seen with Vantage. Unplugged CKP sensor. Symptoms gone. Replaced CKP sen... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Performance), P0341 (Camshaft Position Sensor Performance).
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY22P9S
Thank you for all the replies. This one was towed to the dealership where the new Delco reman ECM was reflashed...to include the anti-theft information. I really got burned by this one...should have had the flash done at dealership to begin with
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBGC34R1V
The truck is finally fixed. The check engine light was finally taken care of by cleaning every single engine ground and all battery connections. With no check engine light I still had a no-start which ended up being a bad aftermarket coil. The coil that the la... Trouble codes: P1351 (ignition control circuit high voltage).
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, backfire
I would like to thank everybody that took the time to offer thier help. The truck finally left today. After reading your posts I decided to take another look at the MAF sensor. If I disconnected it the truck still wouldn't run well, but it seemed strange th...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Cluster VIN: 3GNEK13T52
Well thank you for all of the great replies,after reviewing the information that I have recived I came to the conclusion its the bcm.After letting it sit for a 4 day weekend in 0 below weather it started great.Customer decieded to take the vehical and if it ac...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1GCHK24U14
Thanks everyone for the great responses. The problem was a slightly plugged converter on bank 2. For some reason this affected cylinders 4 and 6 the most. I checked the misfires once again and 2,4,6,8 where all misfiring at high rpm but mainly only 4 and 6 a...
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1C3XY66R5L
Well i got many replies and thanks to all..First this vehicle doesnt have a modual in the right front fenderwell..the headlights and doors are controlled by the bcm which is located behind the passanger kick panel..yes they get water in them and go goofy on ye...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP45R2T
thanks to all for the help on this one we ended up finding too much resistance in the wires going under the intake plenum replaced the harness everything good
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1997 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, no power VIN: 1B3EJ56H4V
This fish is going to get away!! Sorry guys went all over this vehicle every time I heard something that I hadn't tried. Every sugestion was followed as I got them. Customer is fed up with this lump and is going to scrap it unfixed. You guys are awesome than...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KU28C54
i did some research on my own the responses were conclusive with what i allready knew. i was looking for somebody that allready had one of these systems installed and give me feedback. thank you for all your help.
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1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L No Start, HARD START VIN: 2FTJW35M7K
this one is down the road. i am not sure about how the controller sees the glow plug time and what controls it. some said that the controller sees resistance and others said that the controller sees amperage for on time. there are 3 wires to the controller fro...
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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L fuel filter dashlamp VIN: 1FDKF38M7M
I REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP AND HAD THE SAME PRESSURE, I BLEW OUT THE LINE TO THE TANK, AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER, I FOUND RUST PARTICLES IN THAT HOUSING THAT SCREWS INTO THE BOTTOM OF THE FUEL FILTER, I INSTALL A BALDWIN FILTER WHICH DOES NOT HAVE THAT SCREW I...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hard start VIN: 1FTWW32FXY
Thanks for the help everybody!!! Put a set of injectors and glow plugs in this truck and it worked perfect. We buzz tested the injectors and you could hear a few injectors were very weak.
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2002 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L converter
first off thanks harry for the call i missed it but it was greatly apriciated the part of the converter that was bent was the part that splines into the tranny it was bent and i took the pump down to inspect and did not see any damage it took awhile for me to...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Fuel gauge and Speedometer VIN: 1FAFP33P43
My friend checked and rechecked ALL grounds and communication leads from the BCM, Instrument cluster and the affected sending units and found nothing missing, shorted or under specs. He even removed the Instrument cluster and wiped down the contacts with te...
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24253
Thanks to ALL that replied! chad, keith, and don hit the nail on the head. sure enough the balancer had wollowed out causing the timing to jump all around.checked the data stream and bam there it was.theres no way i would have found it that quick without your ...
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2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.8L air bag VIN: 1FMNU45S95
thanks to all that replied. it takes special equipment to see crash data. as advised by 1 menber. talked to fleet operation manager. all ok.the website i was advised was www.cdr.com. thanks
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2002 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L heater VIN: 1G5CS19W62
Heat is still less than expected but customer was happy. This after replacing heater core and customer reporting he could hear gurgling noise from the heater . I suspect Head Gasket. Thanks to all that replied. Merry Christmas
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1991 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGED3559M
Thanks to all! Tried another ecm- did'nt help. Wish I could say otherwise but the vehicle started up when we were sweeping the distributor checking for signal and now we cant get it to die. Mike Trouble codes: 16 (testing and results).
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L radiator VIN: 1HGCG5658X
thanks guys for all help the only fix for this vehicle was to replace the engine job completed happy customer
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Continuous lean VIN: 2HKYF18523
I double checked the o2 sensors and found them ok. I checked restriction in the exaust and found none. I double and triple checked timimg and timing marks. Map readings looked good with eng off and acurate eng running. The fix ended up being the injectors. I ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System Lean Bank 1).
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2006 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L windshield wipers VIN: KMHDN46D66
thanks to those who replied to my help request this car had two problems first wiper transmission linkage was bent Parts department said this is very common after a snow storm like we had second the wipers would not go to the park position that was internal in...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Ignition Key VIN: WDBJF55F4T
Thank You To Everyone That Responded,I Appreciate Your Input.We Replaced The Cable To The Steering Lock Assy,The White Plastic Piece Wasn't Secured In The Housing.Special Thanks To Terry [...] Calif.For His Help And Supplying The Part Number.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L no crank VIN: 4JGAB75E43
I'D LIKE TO THANK EVERY ONE WHO RESPONDED, ESPICALLY STEVE FROM GEORGIA HE SUGGESTED TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE SEAT CONTROL COMPUTERS WE SUSPECTED A PROBLEM WITH THE COMPUTER LOCATED UNDER THE PASSENGERS SEAT WE LEFT THIS DISCONNECTED FOR APPROX. THREE WEEK...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L radio,steering assist,seat belt light VIN: 1MELM55U6V
well this one is still a thorn in my side now i cannot get it to act up the help that i recieved was greatly appriciated and goes like this 1, to check the iso communication appears ok 2, bad grounds apper ok but untill i can get the condition (which will be 2...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L abs VIN: 1ZWFT61L22
thanks fo all the help this one turned out to b a rear wheel sensor with a cracked ring thanks again
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DO2
replaced timing chain & tests ok for now(fingers crossed). We have two Nissan dealers in the area & one of them is selling " one sensor that works for cam or crank, same part#". The other dealer sold us a sesor kit both pieces. Don't know what is going on ther... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Oil useage VIN: JN8DR09Y43
After your responces on a plugged EGR system we removed the valve and cleaned the passage way plus ran a fuel system/intake cleaner through it. We have not heard back on the oil usage, it will take a few more months. The good news is the light is no longer com...
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1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L check gear box lite VIN: YS3DF58V3S
thanks to all that replied. one more for the record books: Bart nailed it with his vast experience in Saab. the code was set by a bad ignition switch. the head lites were staying off with the engine running and the gear box lite remaining 'on' setting the t...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63BX2
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES WE CHECKED THE KICK PANEL CONNECTOR ALL OK SO THE FIX WAS TO DO THE RELEARN PROCEDURE . Trouble codes: P2176.
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L leak from speedo VIN: JT2SV21WCK
Thank you to all that replied. I ended up putting 80-90 in the final drive because thats what it had in it. About half of the techs responding said it was Dex-Merc, the other half 80-90...The fix for this condition was to replace the seal inside of the speedo ...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L no power VIN: 4TAVN13D7R
The Fuel Pressure Pulsation Dampner was the problem. Even though the fuel pressure checked OK at the cold start injector line replacing the dampner did the trick.
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Hesitation, no accel VIN: 5TGG544161
the problem turned out to be poor contact at ecm connector which I had to remove ecm cover to find with back probe and test terminal on ecm board thanks to those who did offer help! Trouble codes: P1129, P1126, P0155, P0135, P0125.
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine/valves? VIN: WVWMA63B2X
Still haven't found the answer with this one. Pulled the piston out and checked for damage to the ring and cylinder wall. Sent the head back to the machine shop for further inspection. Checked fuel injectors. All we have has checked out so far. This is ki...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M72
The vehicle has an OEM VW cat and the dealer did do an update to the pcm to widen the cat monitoring codes set condition. I also verified the o2 sensor operation on the MODIS lab scope. All of the responses were right on the money and many thanks to those who ... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1TS97D5X
ok this nightmare is over thank you very much to all of those who helped out. it ended up being a bad ground for the etm. this is located right under the etm and is a brown wire. it seems that at some point i almost completely severed the wire just the insulat...
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