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1993 Audi S4 2.2L no oil pressure VIN: WAUHP84A1P
Hi, I thought I would ask for help here, before we either write this one off or I tear into it again. I think it is fixable so do not want to give up. What happened was the engine lost oil pressure all of a sudden. Was good then dropped to near zero. Customer...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L rear door locks, gas door VIN: WBAGJ8325V
Customer has no operating rear door locks or gas door. The central locking system will not comm. with the assenmacher retriever. All fuses are good. I need a strategy for pin testing the central locking module in dash.
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
This vehicle is from another shop that I am fighting with. The temp. out of the vents is a paltry 57 degrees. Both heater hoses are about 180. I pulled the bottom of the box open to reveal the heater core and can touch it with my hand. Reytek temp gun shows re...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19WXV
Related repair history was first repair then symptoms occurred. Customer states rough running while on 90 mile trip, cel on, loss of speed. Scanned and found Cylinder #5 & 6 misfires at speeds baove 55mph after 20 miles of driving. CEL on codes P0300 and P0305...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L timing cover VIN: 1GCEC14W0Y
a new engine was installed in the vehicle---all parts transferred over---when started up the timing cover was leaking oil from the lower part of the cover (next to crank sensor) and the oil pan. the crank sensor and the o ring was replaced. all gaskets and tim...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Axle bearing VIN: 1GCHG39R52
This post is not necessarily for a vehicle fix but a customer relation issue. This van originally came in for a major shake in the rear when braking. We found that the parking brake cables were siezed on & the shoes were cracked from overheating. While my tech...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHC291X1
Customer has this vehicle which after sitting for at least 4 days will not start until cust primes fuel filter. customer has taken vehicle to dealer and they cant seem to duplicate. I've worked on 6.5 and 6.2 gm diesel and suspect fuel is draining back. but I'...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L no power on accel VIN: 1GCCS14591
plugs look clean, front o2 slightly white, rear o2 dark opening up throttle and vacuum never recovers, timing seems to be close Trouble codes: 172 (rich)
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J81
Got a strange one here guys-on decel this Malibu will show misfires on all cylinders.You would never know there was a problem but it keeps on tripping the MIL.Fuel trim numbers look good as well as all other data so we went ahead and tuned it up but it didnt c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L hradlamps VIN: 2G1WH55K12
i have 02 chevy impala the head lights , tail lights ,interior dome light , dash lights. all turn on and off momentarily (flicker) after driving 10-15 min.when this problem occurs you can hear a click from relay under l\side of dash,now this only occurs when h...
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2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L heat VIN: 2CNBJ13C22
hi all... we are all a lil stumped on this one customer had her car towed in for an "extreme" over heating issue. after pulling it in and getting it to operateing temp i called the customer and tried to varify what was going on and she said the reason she had ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCJK33UX3
Help all techs.I'm a GM fuel/electrical guy that's running out of ideas.Sorry about size of text.Thanks in advance.I've got this logging company field repair truck with a intermittent quits/cuts out.Fuel pressure is always steady @ 58 psi when stalls.Feels lik... Trouble codes: P0336 (crank sensor performance error)
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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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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS 6.0L direct drum VIN: 1GTEC14X85
this is a race truck with a turbo 400 with a fully manual valve body. my question is has any one used a 4L80E direct drum in a thm400 trans.It looks like it would work.Any input would be appriciated.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L reverse VIN: 1GCHK23255
HELO, this silverado has what I think is a electronic problem, Every morningwhen I start the truck, It has no reverse till I run the shifter back and forth a few times, and sometimes rev the engine, then reverse will engage, but the I/P displays range inhibito...
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L no start VIN: KL1TD52645
tow to me,, boyfriend installed battery, reversed pole.. has no spark,, noid, or fuel pump.. powers to ecm ok,, grounds to ecm ok... HAS NO SES LIGHT WITH KOEO,, but has dim SES light while cranking.. replaced ecm.. no change... dose not have theft deturent mo...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L doesn't hold speed VIN: 3C4FY48B24
when you turn on the cruise control the active light comes on but when you push the button to hold at a certain speed. IT does not maintain that speed. There are no codes in the computer
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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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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L power sliding doors VIN: 2B4GP74L12
hi, passenger sliding door doesn't open all they way intermittantly. has been getting progressively worse. and now that it's getting really cold the drivers side door has done it a couple times. i found a service bulliten to reflash the door modules, so i had ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L cyl head VIN: 1B3EL36X54
intake cam siezed causing belt break. i am replacing head and cams.. mitchell crashed and i am in need of torque specs and sequence for cly head, cams and intake and exhaust manifolds.. thank you in advance csz
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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR10U4N
This truck came in with stalling complaint, which customer states had gotten worse over time (couple of months?). The truck had not been maintained so we proceeded with a tune up,new fuel filter and efi service. Iac solenoid tested inoperative and was replaced...
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1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Odometer VIN: 2FACP74WOP
This vehicle came in for the odometer not working, however the speedometer does work the cluster has been replaced 2 times with used units and both have the same problems..what are the odds..well now it is in my hands and I have checked poer and ground both pr...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FBJS31H8S
Hello all, Got this van in with a complaint of grabby brakes. Test drive did not duplicate the condition however visual inspection found RR shoes missing all friction material, metal on metal. All the rivets were still in the shoe, but the friction material w...
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP40462
This mustang either cold or after a hot soak will extremely intermittently run rough miss and idle rough after cold soak or short hot soak. All checks of sencondary igition test fine. Returnless fuel system varies fuel pump voltage correctly depending on varia...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAFP383X2
The info that I have for the ABS system on this car is very limited. I am operating on the principle tha tit uses a magnetic wheel speed sensor like most other cars. But, now I'm not so sure that is the case. I replaced the r. rear speed sensor because it didn...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L63
My main concern with this truck is the fuel pressure it will not change with lack of vaccum or snapping the throttle. the O2 sensors seem to be working well and the truck does not misfire under load. I have replaced the fuel pressure regulator and the pressure... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU64W44
Howdy folks, We are sending this up for a friend of ours. He has an 04 Explorer with a 4.6 and storing a P0340 (Cam Sensor Signal) on startup. The information I am recording is second hand so the details are not as good as we would wish. He does not have a sc... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor)
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2000 GMC K2500 Sierra SLT 5.7L No Start, no module comm VIN: 1GTGK29R4Y
Intermittant crank no start, No communication using tech 2 Any Ideas,common things to look for?
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58W1Y
This code keeps returning every few months. There are no TSB's about EGR in AllData. Should we take the intake manifold off for a better cleaning of the passageways? Is there something else typical on these engines that tends to cause the 401 code? Trouble codes: 0401 (EGR insufficient flow detected)
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Lighting VIN: JHLRD78452
Hey Honda techs I'm not that familiar with Asian vehicles but this one with the engine at idle and above make all the lights flicker (dash, headlights, etc.). It is a continual flicker probably at the speed of the alternator, very annoying. The alt light will ...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L fuel gage VIN: JHMCD5635S
hey guys, normally don,r work on hondas but working for a friend, this honda gas gage goes to empty, to 1/4 to 1/2 tank randomly, never know how much gas in tank. no being familiar with hondas i am at a loss for where to start, no service records avail, no oth...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L fuel system VIN: KMHDN55D72
this car came in leaking fuel from the canister after fill up customer says they did not overfill. as soon as the pump clicked off they stopped putting in fuel. Thanks in advance for any help.
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1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cranks hard at times VIN: JNKCA21D2V
Engine will crank like excess starter draw OR Ignition timing is going haywire.Had to put to floor to get started also.No smoke when started. Runs fine when started. Infinity has a few TSB's for hard starting resulting in starter motor , PCM , or Injector rep...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JALB167570
idle and acclerates o.k. then light comes on and loss of accleration, appears to fuel related, will still idle but no acceleration. Turn vehicle off and restart and can accelerate then does same process, light comes on and loss of fuel??? Trouble codes: P1094
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKY1744M
Greetings: Well, its been a while since I've been knee deep in a problem child but now that danged George Lucas is giving me fits and keeping me up at night. This 91 Jag XJ6 is a cranks no-start. There is no spark from the coil. Noid light on injector connect...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6R
This Grand Cherokee has a problem with the CKP coming into contact with the starter ring gear, causing a "clicking" noise as the engine operates and very rough running. Note: the starter ring gear is attached to the torque converter, not the flex plate. Origin...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge VIN: 1J4G258S7X
Good Morning everyone. need some help with a jeep. Customer brought to us with a complaint of surging while driving. Quick test drive revealed that on acceleration it would stall/hesitate like it was not getting fuel. We checked computer codes: no codes. Check...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1J4FF48S6Y
The customer stated the dash would intermittently go out before evap replacement. Just did it a few times then it would be fine. I have a code P1687 No Bus message recieved from mechanical instrument cluster. I found that the right connector to the cluster has...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL58595
Now my headache after another techs repairs failed! I have been working on this for about a month and i am no deisel tech and need a good one to help with this jeep. I have installed another egr valve and flashed the PCM installed another egr flow controll val... Trouble codes: P0299, P0401
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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L wiper motor/switch VIN: KNAFE12174
for the kia boys...04 kia spectra lx 4 door intermittent wipers. here is the problem. i need a correct wiring diagram for the wipers. they just stopped in the middle of the windshield. all data shows only a six (6) wire connection on the wiper switch. i have 1...
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2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L Engine VIN: JTHBF30G93
Oil light coming on my 2003 ES300. Car has good maintenance history. Is this engine a sludge candidate, or do these have problems with oil pressure sensors?
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2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L ride height VIN: JTJBT20X53
This S.U.V. was hoisted without the ride height turned off for servicing. The vehicles battery was replaced. After these items were performed the rear suspension does not lower, and the ride quality is poor/bouncy in the rear due to the shocks being at their h...
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1987 Mazda B2200 SE-5 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: JM2UF313XJ
Alright guys I have a weird one here. Customer states that intermittently (mostly during cold weather) the truck wont start. They claim it has no spark and if they tap on the distributor base then it will fire right up. I verified the complaint and after a tap...
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Charging VIN: JM1BC1415V
This little motor has snapped off three alternator "micro groove" drive belts in a total time span of approx. 2 weeks. Before this most recent belt failure, the alternator was replaced after finding it getting very hot. Battery load tested OK and no shorts hav...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L blower motor VIN: WDABNWT53K
1989 benz no blower motor. just stoped one day n warning. have replace control module. and head unit. i have not got a lot of info on the system. basic checks re no ground to the motor, if power up manually it works fine. threw the checks i find there is no po...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV11T9X
I replaced the rear 02 sensor and of course the problem is still there. Scan tool reads a constant .300 volts, even after 10 minutes of driving. Power to the heater circuit is good, but at no time will the computer ground the heater. Tested front 02 sensor and... Trouble codes: P0138, P0139
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1997 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 6MMAP57P8V
Car towed in no start,had very little spark.Replaced dist cap and rotor.Then it was trying to start,popping and still no start.Pulled timing cover off and found timing belt off by 1 tooth.Reinstalled belt to correct position.Sarted up and idled fine.Replaced b...
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1997 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L runs too cool VIN: JFTJW36F3V
Howdy Christmas Ever One! Got a wierd one, came in for check over no complaints temps were in the 80's. During check out I noticed that the coolant temp never got over 174 on cruise, I suggested a thermostat before it got cold and he froze his wienie off. We r...
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L white spot on coil VIN: JN8AR05S6V
I just diagnosed a burned through coil on a similar mileage 98 Infinity Qx4. I am looking at this one which is apart for a knock sensor and see a white mark on the coil casing in the exact place the Infinity coil arced to the distributer housing. This car is n...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Traction Control VIN: 1G3NL52E4X
This is from a used car lot & came in with the abs light on Replaced the motor pack because it was not working & now when i take it out & drive it the low trac light comes on & then goes off & i know it is not losing traction Also there are no codes being set ...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L dome lights VIN: 1G2WJ14T0N
thanks for the help,I'm having trouble diagnosing dome lights that stay on,when they are working normally the dome lights dime slowly and then go out like they are controlled by a lighting module but my wiring diagram does not show a lighting control module in...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Brake Pedal VIN: 1G2NF52E71
Hey guys, I have a vehicle with a hard brake pedal, only on first brake application and it only happens every once in a while. The pedal is rock hard and the vehicle will not stop. I have only experenced the condition once, release the pedal and apply, the con...
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2002 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2JD12F22
Hello fellow techs, We have a customer who decided 10k mile intervals for oil changes was ok and now he has an intake cam siezed and bent valves, ect. We have the ok to put in a jasper.What is the best way to do the r&r? It looks pretty tight comming out the t...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G2NW52E92
vehicle runs fine until warmed upand whenyou accel it starts to cut and continuously gets worse until the car won't even start. if you let if cool off then it will startand run again until warm, and so on and so forth
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2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L abs VIN: 3G7DB03E83
car came in a couple weeks ago for abs light and awd disable light on. c0051 r/r range performance. she had taken car to another shop where she works(180 miles away)and they relaced r/r hub. i scoped both rears unplugged at the sensor and they were the same. c...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5272X
1999 saturn dohc.stalls when i step on gas pedal slightly stalls.once takes off car drives nice.at traffic light step on gas pedal cuts out,stalls again.replace plugs,wires,coils,ignition module and crack sensor i still have p1599 code coming up.i have no idea... Trouble codes: P0341, P0304, P1599 (stall detected), P1624
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L radiator VIN: 4S3BH6758Y
we just did a headgasket job on a 2000 subbie outback along with the timing belt water pump and thermostat also did have the heads machine and leak checked. upon start up coolant came gushing out of the radiator cap. that just happens on start up then quits an...
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L speedo, tach, odometer VIN: JF1SG65653
HI to all. Need help with this subaru. Yesterday replaced battery Customer states now no Speedometer, tach or odometer. used memory saver while changing battery. I have checked all fuses with test light at least twice. I hope some one may have seen this before...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M52
The car came in with the mil on, it had a code P0030 for the downstream O2 sensor.I went thru the flow charts in mitchel and came up with the rear O2 sensor. We replaced the sensor with a bosch sensor. Test drove the car with no problems. The customer picked u... Trouble codes: P0030 (B1 Probe1 heating circuit)
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Engine ID VIN: WVWEK93C86
Hello Fellow Techs. We are having a big trouble of locating engine number on 2006 VW Passat 2.0l turbo We must find this number in order to register it and get license plates. Can anyone give me detailed description of engine serial number location on 2006 VW...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E03
I have erased all codes on this audi. Vehicle has coil n plug system. Find very hard to believe that all six coils have failed at the same time. Now I have replaced several of those one piece coils in vw vr6s. This vehicle has not returned, not sure if was jus... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 miss), P0302 (cyl 2 miss), P0303 (cyl 3 miss - all to p0306).
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1995 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L traction VIN: 1G6DW52PXS
Well, thanks to all who replied. I pulled the control module from the ABS unit to check the interior circuitry for anything out of the ordinary. All of my connections looked great inside without corrosion or problems. I put everything back together and "voi...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy, Lack of Power VIN: 2GCEK19H6P
Nobody addressed the original problem of the knock retard reading 20 degrees not running and 26 degrees running. As far as advancing the inital timing of course that is going to help but it does not fix the problem at hand. We still have not found the problem ...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WH56T2P
Igntion module was the problem. Disconnected crank sensor at igntion module and lost spark which confirmed crank sensor was good. This design uses the ignition module to generate signal to pcm to fire injectors. The scratch test on that signal wire was a good ...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L rear differential
Hello all, thank you for your time. I did get a mixed bag of replies. I felt from the onset that using the posi would be ok but had that shadow of doubt. I decided to go ahead and install it. I did add posi additive and also used GM gear oil. It is working wel...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L ABS Control Module VIN: 1GCEK19T41
OK . . .its fixed. Turned out that the last updated part number we had been putting in DOES NOT WORK in this vehicle - total of THREE [...] control modules installed (TO NO AVAIL). 2 were from a "bad batch" and the other one from a different batch - suspect...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG25X13
Thanks to everyone for your help.I got a AC Delco cap for the van. I put it on and It started right up. So I got one for the truck and it fixed it to. Thanks again to everyone. Trouble codes: P1626.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Power acces VIN: 1GCEK19Z16
I'm afraid the fire was self inflicted according to the C&O people. It appears the door pocket had debris stored and a "cigar" was found there ---well whi\o knows
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1988 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3B4GW12Y2J
turned out to be the fusible link was coroded. thanks for all the help , you guys are great.
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Vent VIN: 1B4HS28Y2X
Hello all, Well the vent reservoir kit per the TSB fixed this truck. Bizzare, I wouldnt have called that a "weep" but evidently Dodge does. Thanks for the help! Josh [...] All Around Auto Care
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L torque converter VIN: 1B7HF16Z11
did a little more listening and diagnosing and found out that i had a bad pump. replaced pump, pressure came up and we had better gear engagement. thanx for a the help it was greatly appreciated.
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HG38N84
Well, no matter what the interchange books showed, the replacement engine was from an '03, and had a 16 tooth tone wheel for the crank sensor. We pulled the crank sensor, and marked the ring, and turned the engine over by hand. We knew the '04 called for a 32 ... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor circuit malfunction).
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1995 Ford Contour LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP66L4S
ARGH!! It's fixed! If it smells and looks like gasoline it should be...apparently not! After pondering all the basics, questions, answers, what could possibly be left? The fuel! Siphoned off old stuff and replaced with new and it fired right off the bat this ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfiring VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
Well this one is fixed. It ended up being the flex sensor. We pulled it out & it had a hole rusted through & had all kinds of corrosion all over in. The truck now runs great. Note** - The new sensor is the 3rd updated part number. - Thanks guys for all the hel... Trouble codes: P0176.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L speedometer
Thank You, Jim, Boyd, Paul, Lou, and Bill for your response and help. The truck has been repaired. The fix was replacing the RWABS Module. The RWABS module was not processing and sending the speed sensor signal from the speed sensor to the PCM, GEM, and speed...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L dpfe melted VIN: 1FAFP582XY
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. After a closer inspection of the exhaust, we found that in fact we did have a convertor restriction. We replaced as needed and the backpressure lowered. We installed a new sensor and no problems so far. T...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Battery light VIN: JHLRD78862
Thank to all for the help.I first would like to say i'm not one for throwing parts at something in less i can see with my own eyes of what's wrong.That is the reason IATN is great by not having to blaze a trail. I took your advise and bought a honda alt. probl...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L a.c system VIN: 1HGEM21974
thank you all, check everything you say , and the problem was in the blower circuit I DID the self diagnostig like jeffery [...] say and I get the code # 12 [ blower circuit problem ] so I double check the blower transistor , and the problem was there I t...
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1997 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L blower VIN: 4KLB4B1R9V
Thanks to all that responded,don't know if i'd found it without the help, it was the charge relay,its tucked to the right side of relay panel top of dash,relay winding melted and shorted,again thanks
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1249W
It turned out to be a stuck throttle body. We clean it and the car run like new. Thanks to all techs that took the time to answer. Regards Rick
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Slips in all gears VIN: IYVGF22C62
I want to thank the 12 who responded to this request (David from Australia twice). The first part of my request was if anyone thought the axles had anything to do with the transmission problems experienced by the customer. Those who responded to this part of...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L ESP light VIN: WDBRN47J82
I never did find out what C1174 was, but I drove the car home and back to work and the light whent out. It must of just needed to initialize the system.
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YTE
I believe this car has software problem. 3 different scan tool could not communicate with computer. Check all wiring and could not find fault. Follow Mitchell test and replace computer but still was not fixed. Car runs. Only complaint was it would cut off at t...
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1988 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L steering VIN: JN1PB21S1J
thanks to all 8 replies. the fix was to swap tires. it was tire pull all along. basic basic basic. thanks again. robert
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Radio VIN: JN1CA21DXT
Thanks to all of those who gave it a shot, but it was a local radio repair guy that seem to get us on track. He like everyone else, felt that it may be inside the radio or a possible connector or poor connection at the fuse block. His suggested cleaning the fu...
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1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L instrument gauges VIN: 1NDD2156WC
Only three replies to this one, Mike from Ontario was helpful in Identifing additional grnds at pins #16 and 33. Josh from Oregon suggested replacing the meter assembly. Joe fron Oregon suggested load testing ground circuits. I have gave the truck back to cust...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hard Start VIN: 1N4AL11D15
I would like to say "Thank You" to everyone who helped. I replaced PCM and now car starts perfectly. Once again thanks everyone for all the help. Trouble codes: P0335.
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L temp blend door VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
Many thanks to all who replied. The problem was the actuator. I took special care to install all the fasteners in the original locations. Again thank you to all and have a great holiday.
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1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1P3EJ46C5T
well we change the plugs and both o2 sensors car runs great now .well see for how long .o2 senors seemed fine so i dont no what was wrong with them but i do know the car runs great now .thanks for all the help and speedy reponses .
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1998 Pontiac Firebird Firehawk 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22G0W
Thanks guys for the help. The problem was intake gaskets. Sorry about the lack of info one of the techs here got the car hot befor I could get all of the numbers. Once it got hot it ran just fine. Anyway the intake gaskets would suck air until they heated up a... Trouble codes: P0108.
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GMDXO3EOY
it turned out the nuetral safty switch was not matching the range switch replaced it and very things good know
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2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0AB29902
It was the MAF sensor. I tried running it with the pressure sensor unplugged: no change. Next I tried unplugging the MAF and the engine ran decent. I replaced the sensor, cleared the codes and a test drive and rescan showed all is OK. I made a follow up call t... Trouble codes: P1508 (Torque comparison - signal implausable), P1109 (Input variables - charge measurement above limit), P1250 (Boost pressure deviation).
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1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L bogs down VIN: JT3HP10V2X
Thanks for all the replies that I received. 4 replies were for map sensor problems. I did try a new one left customer take vehicle and customer said it's still acting up. Map sensor was 300.00 so customer is declining any future diagnostics unless I can giv...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L engine VIN: 4T3ZF13C72
thanks or all the responses. after looking further into it the cust stated he just had the oil changed at penzoil.. whooops i checked the oil level it took four quarts the righten the level. motor only has 83000 miles on it.. story now is penzoil didnot pu...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K43
This car is finally fixed. We wanted to wait 2 weeks and have the customer return to check monitor status and MIL. After replaceing all the mentioned components, we removed the gas tank to check componants. On top of the tank is a fuel tank over fill check ... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L heater VIN: YV1SW53D71
First thanks for the input. It appears that this is a fairly common problem with the heater/ac control module. If the battery is disconnected before the control module goes to sleep it can be damaged. We tried all suggested procedures to make the control unit ...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L ABS/CK engine Light VIN: YV1SW61RX2
Thanks everyone, I was told that volvo does not have A vss.The vss signal is run thru The ABS module. I could not get any data as far as the abs was concerned.(NO Codes or communication) Some of the techs felt the abs module would be at fault, I was told...
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