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1997 Audi A6 2.8L Transmission VIN: WAUJC84A7W
This car's an old beater that we see once in a while. The Torsen differential broke so we put in a used one from another 98 A6 & it works fine. However, ATF drips from a little vent hole in front of where the Torsen bolts up to the automatic. Did we screw up ...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L power windows, sun roof VIN: WBACB4320S
We replaced the starter on this car and now the windows and sun roof will not operate. checked codes with i-scan and found the following; 058($3A)relay sticking MFBA signal to ground; 061($3D)relay sticking MFBZ signal to B+; 061($3F)thermo switch FH BT active...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBACD22070
Car drives perfectly, but idle quality deteriorates after idling a short time. Engine visibly rocks. I use Ediabas for diagnostics. Sensors and switches seem to have correct values for idle. Rough running display shows number 1 cylinder fluctuating 700~2000, c...
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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WBADE6328V
hey guys, here's whats going on, this car once warmed up will stall intermediately when put into reverse or drive. i have replaced iac valve twice no difference. replaced rear crankcase ventilation diaphram and tube. no difference. checked for lower intake vac...
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L Pilot bearing VIN: WBSBG932XW
The pilot bearing came out when removing the trans.I am unable to find info regarding how deeply it should be installed in the crank.Alldata shows a tool,and,drive it fully home.Do any of you know how far in home is?I have found no end of removal tools,which I...
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1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3L no injector trigger VIN: 1G4AH54N1L
There is no triggering action on the injector green and blue wires. They both have positive voltage all the time with key on. I have replaced the ECM. Did not help. I do not have correct wiring diagram, but I think they should lead to computer directly. Help p...
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1999 Buick Riviera 3.8L charging, srs, abs, acc VIN: 1G4GD2212X
srs + abs lights come on intermittently, no codes. acc panel beeps and display goes crazy. data stream shows voltage in car spiking to 17+ volts when these problems occur. voltage regulator is internal. replace alternator, no help. checked all power and ground...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L instrument cluster lights VIN: 11G6KF5491
Hey guys, This one is a headache. Car came in with intermitant instrument lights, then none at all. Had a MIL indication. Ran codes and got B1970 - Ext Lamp Power Fault. Tested battery, good. Tested headlight switch. All lights from switch work except the ins...
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22P2R
want to know if opti spark should b loose when rotor is removed .. Trouble codes: 36 (low / hi resolution pulse in distributor), 42 (short in ign system)
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1995 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1LV15MXS
You can start this car in mornnings, it may run 5 min, it may run 1/2 hour, engine just stalls, like you would shut the key off, but it looses no power. Sometimes you can just turn the key after it stalls & it will start right back up, then other times you can...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC24U11
This engine is bugging me. It came to me with flashing CEL code PO300. I checked misfire counter and #2 and #7 were counting misfires regularly at idle and PT. No. 7 is the worst by far. The engine has an audible miss at idle and throttle snap but plenty of po... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L interior lights VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
Code B2618 in system. Can not clear code.Comes back. Can not perform any test with Tech 2 on this system while this code exist. The BCM is not grounding the Gy/Bk wire to the courtsy light relay. We can manually ground this wire to make them work. We replaced ...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Axle seal left side VIN: 1GNDT13574
Ok Chevy guy's, this should be no big deal. I spoke to the dealer techs and they said it should come out with a couple of good blows.This did not move it at all. The removal instructions shows the axle being bolted in, which it is not on this model.I've tried ...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L starter VIN: 1GBHG31V14
vehicle came in with an extremely noisy starter. we assumed (oops!) that this was a normal failing starter. replaced starter with a new one (not reman). once replaced we found that the starter was staying engaged (would disengage intermittantly)until the vehic...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L fuel spit back VIN: 1GNCT18X24
hello fellow iatn techs we have this 2004 chevy blazer that when filling up with gas causes the fuel pump at the gas station to click off unless its filled very slowly. we have visually inspected the evap and canister hoses for pinches or cracks but have seen ...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Lighting VIN: 1C4GP64L2V
Help!! I have no dash lights at all and my radio light does not dim when the headlights are turned on. My parking lights and headlights work fine. I tried a new headlight switch and also a new body control module. my fuses are good. I have no voltage to the si...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64LOV
Good evening everyone, I have before me a real piece of work. Probably should have been recycled last year! Anyway it was towed in with no-start condition. I tried to crank the engine and nothing. Connect jumper still no cranking. Pull start relay and hot-sho...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL4SH7X
This vehicle was presented to us with an emission failure. Evap system was leaking. Attached smoke machine aqnd found leak at fuel pump module area. Proceeded to remove fuel tank and found ground wire at module connector had melted completely through the conne... Trouble codes: 442 (Evap system .040 leak)
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Differential seal VIN: 2C3HD36J7Y
We have this vehicle in and it was leaking diff oil from the little vent hole on the side of the transmission. From what I understand if the pinion seal leaks oil it will run out this hole. We removed the transmission and replaced the two seals in there. One k...
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 1B4GH443XN
Cold No Start here. I've been messing with this 3.0L caravan for about a week. I've found sveral issues that could cause this no start. I've repaired them all and this stinking thing still won't start.please refer to repair history. at this point the van still...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3HD46TOS
we got this car from another shop in town...when cold it act the worst,you drive the car the speedo drops to 0 mph car cuts out and somtimes stalls,the other shop replaced the coil,connector to the coil, tps sensor,o2 sensor,our shop replaced both speed sensor...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid Police 3.5L Battery VIN: 2B3HD46V94
We bought a few VW solar battery chargers off Ebay. The ones that Volkswagen ships with their new cars to keep the battery fully charged. Same as Ebay item # [...] It has suction cups to mount on the windshield and plugs into the OBDII socket. We have a...
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Montors won't run VIN: 1D7HG38N04
This is my personal vehicle and it's even more frustrating because of that! Failed NYS inspection due to monitors not running. No repairs have been done to the emissions system that would require clearing the codes. However I did clear the codes for grins and ...
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1984 Ford Bronco II 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMBU1451E
I have gotten the vacuum part straightened out, got it to run decent, but I have 4.11V on the O2 wire with the sensor disconnected. This is one of the wires that was cut, O2 was not hooked up. It is a dark green wire with purple hash mark, found the circuit, i...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP40M2P
After current repairs including fuel injection and air induction ccleaning car runs fine just has engine light on constant. Trouble codes: 223 (No dual Plug Inhibit control)
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FMSU43F11
Hello everyone and thank you for taking time to help. This 7.3 has a very intermittent dying problem and it sets codes p0344,p1670,and sometimes p0340. We replaced the cam sensor 3 times and retensioned the wire terminals. I wiggled all the wiring and inspecte... Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam signal intermittent/fault), P1670
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L lack of power VIN: 1FDWX36F11
No codes present and the oil was changed recently, On cold start up there is a lack of power, Vehicle runs sluggish, after about 10 minutes at opperatting temp the power returns. In other words when cold the truck wont get out of its own way then after it has ...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S72
rechecked all previos items, all ok, lt fuel trim -3, cannot duplicate problem at this time. ford techs, what am i missing ??? Trouble codes: P1131 (ho2s11 sensor indicates lean)
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19T2Y
Loyal cust came in awhile ago with same codes. We checked a few basics and sent him to the chev dealer up the road. We are a Ford dealership. They checked it, replace one injector and chemically cleaned the rest of the injectors. Now he has come back to us wit... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich bank 2), P0300 (randon misfire)
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L starter VIN: 1GKDT13W71
We have an '01 GMC Jimmy that the starter engages on its own only when vehicle is running and in park or neutral. When starter engages if you put vehicle in drive it stops. The starter relay is engergizing when it shouldn't. We pulled the relay and the problem...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L fuel,temp guages, shift indicator, clock VIN: 1GTEC19V92
Customer originally came in for a shake in the vehicle & low coolant light on. Tech noted engine light on & pulled a 'u" code but it didnt make it on to the w/o. Cust. was back today with fuel & temp guage inop, abs light on, batt., low fuel, & security light ...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG2245W
Hello all; I have this 3.0 Accord coupe driving me nuts, I have over the last year and a half replaced, the canister, two way valve, vent valve and purge sol. I keep getting p1457 and when I run through the tests I get the same result, that everything is worki... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap system)
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRD78875
Vehicle exibits noise and slight binding is felt when making tight turns at low speeds on hard surfaces. Transmission fluid slighty acrid and brown, but not burnt or broken down. No CEl, no other noise except abnormal noise when converter is spooled up, brake ...
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2005 Hummer H2 6.0L front differential VIN: 5GRGN23U95
This one just came in with the front diff leaking out the vent tube. I've checked the forums and found nothing related. No service has ever been done to owners knowledge. Any help will be appreciated.
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L aldl pcm VIN: JACDJ58X9Y
tropper runs fine, mil light on constantly, modis will not communicate. the asian scanner book doesn't discuss isuzu obd2 comm problems.no parts stores can even get a book on it. nearest isuzu dealer 50 miles away. the trans is acting "funny" flares up initial...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDAO1D3Y
HELP! - This Jag is kicking our collective butts. Came in on hook as no start - cranks ok. Has no fuel pressure. Removed rear seat and checked voltage at main fuel pump = ok. Jumped curcuit CA101-12 at rear electronic control module to ground and had fuel pres...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C0Y
P0174 .Fuel trim is at 45- 50 % both banks, ONLY at idle. Fuel pressure is 32 psi at idle 40 psi at cruise.Is that correct? I cannot find specs for fuel pressure. Smoke check reveals nothing. Propane reveals no leaks either. New MAF didn't change anything. Car... Trouble codes: P0174
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L trans controls VIN: WDBHA23EZV
This vehicle limped into our shop with no upshift (limp home) tested codes P0758 engine module 114 trans module. Cleared codes and road tested to find only the P0758 returned. Tested wiring from controller to transmission, found fluid in connector at trans, an...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E8Y
Please help, this thing is kicking us hard. This is our second post on this car addressing a seperate but related issue. The first concerned plugged exhaust. Now we have a persistant missfire on #3 that varies in intensity only at low RPM/low load conditions. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0303 (Cyl. 3 Misfire)
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L AC does not turn on VIN: 4M2DU66K53
AC system is full of freon, no power at AC clutch, System is duel auto temp control,have power and good ground for low pressure switch,power at relay,with scanner can see AC signal request active but also see AC WOT cutoff on at idle TPS at 1.03v also cannot f...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH8HD17Y8S
This vehicle will not have a particular pattern to what it does, so intermittent we haven't yet been able to act up so we can do any testing, we had a few warm out of season days, that's when it acted up now isn't doing it anymore, will drive it on weekend to ...
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1995 Nissan Pickup SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1N6HD16YXS
truck came back today running bad again. noticed with key on engine off you can hear injectors pulsing and coil is firing with out engine turning over. disconnect mass air flow and injectors and coil stop. truck runs rich and is very hard to start (flooded).
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1998 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L left front caliper VIN: 4N2DN1115W
hello, after driving on road or freeway, left front brake starts draging and stays applied, not locked up, but draging enough to get hot, when you pull wheel off and open bleeder screw a little pressure is released and turns freely, hoses ,calipers,and abs uni...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D91
Hi Guys, I got a maxima here that came in with an intermittant stall when coming to an stop. It acted like it was losing idle speed control. Scan data showed maf, tps and idle commaned counts ok. I put shim into throttle stop to set idle speed at 650 rpm and ...
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1993 Oldsmobile 98 Touring 3.8L steering VIN: 1G3CV5313P
Hi all. This car belongs to a very good customer. Recently he has had a problem with the steering getting very stiff when braking. Seems OK at idle, maybe a little stiffer with the brake on while idling. When driving at hiway speeds and you hit the brakes the ...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C4S
This car originally came in with the transmission banging in gear and no comm with pcm. Replaced PCM and corrected those two problems. The car ran fine after we installed pcm but the lite came on after 2 drive cycles with code 83 We replaced both crank sensors... Trouble codes: 83 (Loss of crank sensor 1 and 2)
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L radiator VIN: 1GHDX23E61
Dear Fellow Techs: I know I am missing something easy and need a little help on this one. Another shop replaced water pump, thermostat and radiator. The vehicle runs 3/4 hot when at idle. When you accelerate the temperature goes down to normal. While the vehi...
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2000 Saturn LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JS52F6Y
check engine lite was on and the rear o2 heater circuit code was stored .changed sensor and road tested ok . customer came back checked again and rear o2 stays fixed for about two minutes and when it starts to switch the code triggers. power and ground circuit... Trouble codes: P0141
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Stall VIN: 4TAWN72N4T
after a hot soak period of about 15 minutes,vehicle will start and stall imediately unless you keep rpms above 2000 rpm.seems to run rich until it clears out. other than this problem the engine preforms flawless and gets good fuel mileage.thanks for any input.
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L abs VIN: 4T1BG22K8Y
Hey toyota tech.s I really need your help! I have a 00 camry le with 2.2 at and has a code 38 r/r speed sensor but all sensors test good and the sensor was replaced about 2 mo.s ago for same concern. When you clear the code and restart car no code, as soon as ...
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2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L transfercase VIN: 5TEHN72N84
help please, we have this taco in the shop the 4wd inop at times tried 4wd computer no help, check wireing from elec motor to cpu all looks good, motor works, when its not working we can make electric motor work from cpu wires, cannot find add accuator not whe...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L noise VIN: 3VWBK31CX4
This vehicle came to us after being overheated the water pump failed. It got hot enough to mess up a valve in the head. We repaired the head, installed valve seals, water pump, timeing belt. The car ran great for two days. Customer returned with a strange wist...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Poor start VIN: YV1LZ56D6X
Hi there Volvo guys Got one here that is taking me for a ride. The customer complaint is poor starting and sometimes no starting. What happens here is that it cranks but then locks up sometimes. Sometimes it cranks over smoothly and starts... more times it c...
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Evaporator VIN: YV1LZ56D8X
Hello my fellow techs. I wanted to post this help request before I actually start pulling what little hair I have out of my head. I got this Volvo with the a/c system that freezes. All the lines freeze and the evaporator turns to a block of ice. If anyone has ...
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1998 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L actuator VIN: 1G4HR52K0W
Solved by rerouting duct control system and using different switch.
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4Y
finally got it act up long enough to find the problem. had my quad 4 plug wire set up on the rear coil bank and like i said no spark on all 4 cylinders. had my dvom on the power wires to both sets of coils and when no spark was happening the voltage was droppi... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No Start, injectors always on VIN: 2G1WN54T4M
Unplugged ECM and noid light plugged into #6 injector stayed lit. Found ground side of injectors shorted to ground under upper intake manifold near power steering reservoir. Repaired shorted wiring and problem solved. Thanks to all who responded, Mike
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L heater VIN: 1GNEC16KXP
Good morning everyone. 2 of you hit the nail right on the head. Right after I posted this I had an idea and it turned out to be correct. I was getting no flow to the heater core. The connector on the intake manifold was plugged up. After I cleaned it the heate...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L noshift VIN: 2G1WX12X59
thanks tech for your help problem was bad ecm had water damage from leak at windshield runing down rear part of dash thanks fellow techs
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L cooling system VIN: 1G1JC5242Y
Thank you all very much! All of you who said heater core problem were correct! I mistakenly assumed that since we were getting "OK" heat out of it, that it couldn't cause that big of a problem. Boy was I wrong! We temporarily bypassed the heater core and a...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L starter VIN: 1GCHG35R01
GM stands for ground maintainance. G103 is the shared ground for these two, cleaning the ground at the back of the right cylinder head cured the problem. I just couldn't get my head around the power backfeed at the time. Thanks for all your replys, and big poi...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L no power on accel VIN: 1GCCS14591
This was a flex fuel vehicle. Turns out the flex fuel sensor thought the truck wasn't running on a petroleum based fuel. This in turn made it open up the injectors a bit causing the rich condition. Replacement of the sensor fixed the problem. Thank you for... Trouble codes: 172 (rich).
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1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47COS
Tank's to everybody, most of you lead me to the crank sensor and you were right. the crank sensor was the problem. when I tried to remove it, il split in two part. I had to replace the sensor and the connector also. tank's again Trouble codes: P0351.
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP54G5W
thanks all the technician give me good advice, i did remove complete exhaust pipe at bank 2, and flash computer, and the engine run good now, its the catalytic converter plug up, but before bring this message up, i did remove oxygen sensor and remove exhaust f...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L crank sensor VIN: 1B7KF2360X
Thanks for all the replys. All techs had the same cure. Soak the sensor with penatrating oil, drill a 1/8 hole in the center, insert a drywll screw in and use sidecutter pliers to work it out. It took a while but it came out in one piece. Again thanks for th...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B7HC12Z0Y
Thank you for the replys.I dont know why or how but crank sensor fixed it.I could not even find a really good reason to replace it but we did and it runs great even in reverse! Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp).
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.5L No Start, Backfire VIN: 2B3HD76V51
Thanks for all the replies. I removed the timing cover and sure enough the belt tensioner went bad and caused the belt to jump. For those that want to know, removing the timing cover is not that difficult. Much easier if you remove the electric fans. Anyhow...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3AD56J31
Turns out the SKIM module was bad or not synced correctly to the PCM. The Snap On scanner didn't show any indication of a key or anti-theft problem. No codes or anything to indicate such other than the two PIDs I mentioned. Replacement of the module and rep...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24343
WELL WE HAD ALREADY CONFIRMED THE VOLTAGES SO WE DECIDED TO REPLACE PCM.SO FAR SO GOOD.NO PROBLEMS SO FAR
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Timing VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
Ok-weve got this one nailed down-our mistake was not wire wheeling the camshaft gear well enough to see that there were 2 marks on it-a diamond AND a triangle.The triangle was the correct mark for the cam and the diamond was the one for the oil pump-The penny ...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP34P81
thanks everyone most of you guys were right it was coolant in the exhaust i do not know why i did not see it when i pulled the old motor i disconected the cat and i did not see any smoke there at that time i new what the problem was i pulled out the rest of...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33F53
The high pressure oil reserve was low. It was 1" to 1.5" below the fill plug. We filled the reserve and the truck started and ran very well, We did have a major oil leak at a plug on the back of the injection pump. (The customer never said they were leaking ... Trouble codes: P1212 (icp out of range).
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L current draw VIN: 2FAFP71W03
Hi, First, I would like to thank Glen [...] for responding to my help request and offering their insights. For various reasons, I was not able to find the problem and fix this vehicle. I kept getting pulled off it, others...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD7236T
It is fixed!!!Thanks for all the help you guys provided.Kenneth from Minnesota and Pete from Florida hit it on the head.Loose ground wire at the intake manifold.Our service manager and lead tech found the ground loose.There was only a slight amount of play at ...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Misfire VIN: 5GRGN23U83
thanks all the technician give me good advice, i did remove complete exhaust pipe at bank 2,and flash computer now the engine run good, it's catalytic converter plug up, but before i bring this message up, i also did remove oxygen sensor and exhaust flange to ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0101.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A91
as i thought it was bad sensors. but just wanted to make sure. it weas just wierd that both rear o2 sensors would go bad at the same time. i got new sensors and looked at scan data pluged them in and voltage droped to .2v each from 2.55v. looks like some heate... Trouble codes: P0140, P0160.
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7231V
First of all I apologize for taking so long to close this request. Most of the replies nailed it on the head. The crank key did not wear out , but the timing belt did jump timing. When I took the compression reading I just assumed (we know about this word) it ...
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8GK13T6S
THINK ITS FIXED. TOOK EVERYONES ADVISE. FIRST CHECKED FUEL TRIMS AND B1% 2.3 B2%10.2, SEEMED A LITTLE HIGH AND NOT THAT EVEN SO I SMOKE TESTED - NO LEAKS. CLEANED MAF REPLACED FULE FILTER RECLEANED T/BODY RECHECKED RUNNING AT AROUND 2.3 B1 3.1 B2. CUST NEEDED ...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L heater control VIN: 1LNLM82W3V
Thanks for the three replies I got. I haven't been able to get this car back in due to the customer being very busy with it. We will be getting it back in next week and will update our findings at a later date.
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Accessories VIN: 1N4BU31F6P
FOUND WIRES FOR POWER ANTENNA IN TRUNK FRAYED AND SHORTING TO POWER. THIS CAUSED THE ACCESSORY RELAY TO POWER UP THRU THE FUSE BOX AUDIO FUSE AND VOILA,RELAY ON ALL THE TIME. REPAIRED WIRES AND PROBLEM SOLVED.
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3N1CB51D74
Thank You for the response.As it turned out I had to bring vehicle to the dealer who with ther Consult 2 Scanner took all of 2 min. to program. I did find in alldata the procedure to program wihtout [...] but would not go into program mode.this whole episod... Trouble codes: P0128, P0507.
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3AG54N2P
Thanks to everyone who helped with there info.Replaced Ecm and prom,all is well.Customer happy we are happy,hope all is well with all the Techs of IATN have a great weekend.
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.3L ck guages & oil level VIN: 1G2NW14N8P
The replies i received were mixed between a bad cluster and the oil level not being hooked up. It ended up being a bad cluster. after shorting the wires on the level sensor and having no change i installed a used cluster and things are back to working properly...
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1998 Saturn SW2 1.9L wipers VIN: 1G8ZK8274W
Thank you to those who replied. The values I gave you were correct. I want to thank Chris from Identifix. He spend the extra time to test his own Saturn. he got the same numbers. The problem was the wiper motor module assembly. Thanks Again
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BG6854T
well after noticing the tab broken off the crank gear it was obvious that was the problem. no i did not scope cam and crank sensors because i was fooled by the o2 showing lean at .002mv and when i used starting fluid or pinched the return line off the car woul... Trouble codes: P0325, P0420.
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JT2BF22KXY
WE FIXED THIS ONE, WE FOUND THAT THE FUEL FILL CHECK VALVE WAS BROKEN AND ALLOWING FUEL INTO THE EVAP CANISTER THANKS FOR THE HELP Trouble codes: P1153 (02 sensor code).
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1997 Volkswagen Golf K2 2.0L Start and stall VIN: 3VWKB81H4V
Thanks for the replies. Checked vehicle further, checked timing marks and found that crankshaft pulley had jumped 3 teeth on the timing belt. Installed new belt, properly adjusted tensioner and it runs fine. Thanks again for the replies. John
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1999 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Oil filter VIN: 3VWCA01H0X
Thanks for all the replied, I drove the vehicle for almost a week, oil pressure as I mention before 18-60 PSI at hot and 80-100 PSI max at cold or minus 20 degree C. Oil pressure is normal, oil leak out at oil filter gasket due to oil cooler( warmer ) not tru...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Electronic VIN: WVWNA63B2X
Well, I got nowhere with this car, the customer is looking for used computer #2 and I am waiting to see what happens. At this point I am closing this post since I am running out of time, but I did have another passat come in with the same year and the coding ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L overheating VIN: C2XM463044
Thanks for all the help. This morning I block test the car and it failed. Blue turn to yellow in 30 seconds. Did a second block test and it pass. Third test it also pass. Then I use the smog machine to check for Hydrocarbon,zero HC.Remove the water pump and fo...
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1991 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1JA8751M
TESTED ALL CIRCUTS,CLEANED COMPUTER TERMINALS,CAR IDLE FINE.I THANK ALL THE PEOPLE THAT RESPONED TO MY REQUEST,
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L AWD unit VIN: YV1LZ56DOX
Well finally finished this one. HAd to deal with an extended warranty company I should start charging an administrative fee for dealing with these people. Three used angle gears later(all supplied by warranty company )we finally got one that looked ok in the i...
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