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2004 Acura RSX 2.0L headlights VIN: JH4DC54864
thanks in advance,this car is blowing the low beam portion of the bulbs,the customer states that he has replaced at least 4 sets in the last couple of months & i replaced both about 2 weeks ago,thinking that maybe he was handling the glass portion of the bulb,...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Dead battery VIN: TRUUT28N11
Hi guy's, We got this TT here with a battery draw problem. If it sits for several days the battery will be dead & need a boost or battery recharge to start the engine. It's been an on going problem with this car since the end of 2006 when we replaced his batte...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L heating system VIN: WAULC68E42
car came in with no heat problem, changed thermostat, changed water pump flushed cooling after bleeding a few times still no heat, heater hoses get hot with car running but when heating is turned on inside the car goes from warm to cold? anyone who got this pr...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L starting circuit VIN: WBACB3325S
From the wiring diagram the Start wire from ignition switch goes to a Immobilizer module which then it sends the power to the starter I have power from ignition switch but no power at starter My question's are 1.Could I by pass the the module? 2.Is there somet...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327W
need some beamer help, we very seldom see a bmw. car came in a week ago with over heating problem & ses light. fixed coolant leak, which fixed overheating issue. ses was code for engine temp. at home & don't remember code as my lead tech had done repair. clear... Trouble codes: P0441, P0420
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L heater case? VIN: WBAGH83421
hi everyone. i have this bmw that when you have in on heat on the heater control head, it will start blow really hot and then start blowing cold air from only the center vents. i have checked for codes, using the pc retervier and i get a code 64 my alldata doe...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L alternator VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
cust. replaced alternator w/ used unit(dumba##) replaced w/ rebuilt unit, still wouldn't charge. I checked and found no power to "L" wire @ alt.I know power to "L" wire comes from instrument cluster and checked @ cluster and found no power leaving cluster, all...
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Air bags VIN: 1G6KS54Y4Y
After crash replaced all Air bag compnents with used parts. All codes gone except B0051 (Deployment Command) All my info says it's a "latched" code and cannot be cleared. Do I need to have this thing "reflashed" to clear this code, or is there something I'm d...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Shifter VIN: 2G1WL52M6T
Hello to all, hope things are going well since the first of the year. This Lumina came in with the fairly common "inoperative gearshift lever" we found that the ball socket on the cable was broken/cracked. We replaced the cable and cleaned the old lubricant wh...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G1JC5244W
Hello all, I was wodering if any of you could help me to get some info regarding the EGR system on this vehicle. The code re-occurs Immediately. Tested with Vantage on road test, no activity on pintle feedback circuit (pin C ) or EGR control (pin A). On open ... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR system)
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L turn signals VIN: 2G1WX12K8Y
I HAVE A 2000 MONTE CARLO THAT WHEN THE TURN SIG IS ACTIVED YOU HERE A BUZZING SOUND FROM FLASHER UNIT AND NO LIGHT ON DASH. THE FLASHER UNIT AND SWITCH HAVE BEEN REPLACED. tHIS ALSO DISABLES THE TRAC AND ABS (MESSAGE APPEARS) ABS UNIT HAS BEEN UNPLUGGED.
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W01
Hello from sunny Florida, A co-worker is going nuts trying to figure this one out. This vehicle stalls with almost no warning. It will very briefly stumble as fuel pressure drops below 50 psi and than immediately start right back up with no other driveability...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L transfer case VIN: 1GCHK29U22
Need some diagnosis assistance. I'm a Ford tech trying to fix a Chevy. No 4X4 engagement in transfer case. Indicator light on dash indicates 4wd (on solid, not flashing), front axle is engaging as I can turn front wheels and front driveshaft turns, releases in...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNET16S66
customer says rough runny all most dies at light witch would make sence with missfire and cam code Trouble codes: P0017, P0300
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L No Crank VIN: 1GCHC23U15
Hello and thanks to all in advance. Background information as follows: No crank condition with no PNP/gear range indication at instrument cluster. When the key is released to the "off" position, parking lights/seat belt minder, and dash lights will remain ill...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK13087
HI chevrolet gurus, I need a little help. Im working on a 2007 tahoe that originally had a driveability problem when the tank got down to 1/4 tank, found fuel pump to be defective, replaced fuel pump assembly and sender did not come with fuel pump assembly. i ... Trouble codes: P0463
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Intake VIN: 2C3HD46R6Y
Chrysler guys HELP! Got this one in and the upper intake was full of coolant. Cannot find anythng obvious and were leaning toward head gasket but don't want to get burned with something we are unaware of! Another shop (unknown) had replaced one spark plug and ...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L horn VIN: 2C4GP44313
ok chrysler techs i am feeling real stupid here.van comes in with no horn,check fuse and relay all ok.go to horn button(trim cover/air bag)figuring bad clock spring,but i have 5v. at horn connector on trim cover.i ohmed across the contacts for horn and ground ...
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1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L engine VIN: 1B7GG26Y6M
wanted to know if any other year engine would fit this truck.was told by the scrapyard that has to be 1991 dakota.
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1B4GP54L8W
Help all Chrysler techs!Sublet from used car lot/ has used engine installed. Vehicle passed through a water puddle and the drive belt derailed. after customer re-installed belt when van is warm it pops back into the intake and misfires pulling away from a stop...
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1999 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B3ES47YXX
Hi. Vehicle came in approx 4 weeks ago with check eng light illuminated with code P0300. No misfire felt by myself or owner. Replaced worn out spark plugs & wires. Vehicle came back with check eng light illuminated & codes P0300 & P0304. Engine runs fine.EGR O... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7HF13Z1X
After major engine overhaul this truck cranks over eratically almost acting as though it was out of time. Dist. is in properly, wires routed correctly, new cap and rotor. Crank sensor was not damaged during dissassembly, all grounds, sensors hooked up properly...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4GP2531Y
We got this after the owner didnt trust what the dealer told him. I now wish I didnt get this one - So Iam looking for help. The van will run rough cold 30 to 40 degrees outside after sitting all night.But runs well after a 5 min. warm up. Now if it is 10 degr... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Low/Reverse Shifting VIN: 2B3HD46R71
Since the original overhaul, the trans has been gone through (rebuilt) here twice. We've replaced the valve body 3 times, the solenoid pak 4 times, the computer once, & the wiring harness that connects from the trans to the connectors once. Customer says that...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L air temp changes VIN: 3B7HA18N42
we have hot air coming out of the vents, but after 10 seconds the two vents on the driver side turns cool while the passenger vents remain hot. the deforst on the dash and the floor does the same thing. basically everything on the driver side turns cool and th...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L T-case VIN: 3D7MU48C23
This truck came to us almost exactly 1 year ago for transmission slip. Subleted the job to my transmission shop for overhaul. They called and told me transfer case was "bone" dry and looked chalky inside. Overhauled transmission and replaced transfer case. The...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2D4GP74L73
Vehicle has misfire at idle only. Sometimes very noticable. Often intermittent or almost a flutter. Off idle no miss. Freeze frame shows RPM 704-Fuel syst.1 closed-syst.2 not used-ECT 185 Degrees-MAP 10.9HG-Shrt. fuel trim -.7%-Long fuel trim 3.1%-Load%6.7-VSS... Trouble codes: P0301
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R34
could not verify complaint parked inside shop. while testing fuel leak-down had engine warming up and after 10 minutes while underhood engine started to misfire. i watched the f/pressure gradually drop to 10 psi and engine died. no codes stored. data stream ap...
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1995 Eagle Vision ESi 3.3L Charging VIN: 2E3HD56TXS
Searched archives with no results. Alternator always outputs 11.5 volts. No charging, no codes. Has been to other shops who have replaced the alternator and battery with no change. I found the battery ground to block dangling and was happy that this was the pr...
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1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15HXR
About a year ago this customer had a new long block installed at a local ford dealership. It came to our shop with a surge at idle. We replaced the control module and the egr. The vehicle recently showed up again with an mil light engaged. The light comes on i... Trouble codes: 311 (air system inoperative), 332 (low egr flow)
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1995 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTCR10A35
Vehicle was brought because the fuel gauge and temp. gauge wasn't working. Checked it out and found that speedo head wasn't working. Replaced speedo head and now temp. gauge works and fuel gauge doesn't. Customer tried 2 other speedo heads but we got the same ...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L TFT sensor VIN: 1FTZF1725W
P0713 TFT open stored. Scan tool reads -40. On a quick fix I replaced the transmission temp fluid sensor which comes with the circuit harness. Jumped the gun. I don't seem to have a 5volt ref. at the gray/red wire and it seems very weak at the other sensors un...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4x4 in op VIN: 1FTZR15XBY
when starting 4hi/4low flashes 5 times and will not engauge 4 wheel drive
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, Surge VIN: 1F34U78C01
Vehicle came with the check engine light's on,run rough at idle and under load.Found spark plugs worn out and #3 coil out of spect,ohm the #3 coil primery circuit show 1.2ohms the other measure all 0.8-.09 ohms.Replaced the coil,plugs the mis is gone and vehic... Trouble codes: 303 (misfire on cylinder 3)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTYR44V03
Other tests / info: Verified no vacuum leak into crankcase, no fluctuation on vacuum gauge needle, no change with CMP disconnected.
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Overdrive VIN: 1FAFP33P6W
I have a Ford Focus with 4F27E 4 speed Trans. Complaint: goes into neutral after 3rd gear shift. Verified complaint, trans manual shifts 1,2,3 ok.. applied overdrive switch on lift at 60mph, trans goes to neutral then into 3rd gear fail safe. We replaced shift...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW20525
vehicle came in for a ceo lack of power , and rough idle . cleared codes and was able to get to code for #2 cylinder 2 times . at freeway speed at 2800 to 3000 rpm steady tip in accel will ping when the light comes and flashes . once it lost alot of power and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire), P0302, P0316
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1996 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Noise VIN: 1GKEK13R6T
Vehicle towed in to us , low fuel pressure and noisey pump. Replaced pump and filter but truck has weird vibration type noise from tank area when pump stops running. Lasts until fuel pressure drops off 5-10 secs. If we key back up (run pump) noise imediately s...
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1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13RGV
several shops have looked at vehicle, hence all the changed parts. When vehicle is cold it runs great, after it warms up it will lose power and run rough, if you stay in the throttle it will back fire in the intake and smother down and die. When you cycle the ... Trouble codes: P0131 (voltage low bank 1 sensor 1), P0137 (voltage low bank 1 sensor 2), P0133 (slow responce bank 1 sensor 1), P0134 (slow responce bank 1 sensor 2), P0300 (misfire detected)
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Start signal VIN: 1HGCB717NA
This Accord had no previous symptoms. Ignition switch (electrical) is clean and unburned and we can start and run the car with a push start or starter signal jumped from the battery. Otherwise, no starter signal from ignition switch. We REPLACED the ignition m...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L only runs in start VIN: 4XSA000444
cust complaint ran rough for few days now no start checked on hook found very weak spark and not every rotation. fuel pump on. car sounds like flooded rechecked timing marks found off. find belt loose once covers off retime check for reason loose none found fi...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L 4th clutch VIN: 2HGES26721
This trans keeps burning the 4th clutch. It slips and binds in 1st when warm (okay when cold). No codes. Line pressure is within range. I didn't check 4th clutch pressure because upper gears seemed okay (darn it). 1st clutch pressure was good. It got a new lin...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tcs VIN: 2HKRL18912
hello,honda tech. i have 2002 honda odyseey,customer stated abs/brake/tcs lite on & off for 2 weeks and all 3 lites on all the time. check with code 28 tcs relay failure.we follow all data test procedure all wire from relay ro abs/tcs module fine,relay to abs/...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL18672
Van comes in with engine ight on and complaint of very late 1-2 shift and sometimes no shift. Checked codes and had p1750. However, original slip with codes is missing. New linear solenoid was installed and shift was slow when cold but decent when warm. Custom...
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L engine VIN: JNKCA21A1X
this car has a very long cranking time before it will start we have tested and replaced every component that would cause this.after the car is at normal operating temp start time decreases but is still lengthy.once the car starts it runs perfect no dtcs detect...
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM57D0W
we replaced the engine due to head gasket failure and rod bearing noise. upon warmup cel started flashing and pending code of p0300. ignition scope shows all o.k. replaced plugs(oe) and wires. have checked everything from cam and crank signatures to vacumm wav... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cyl missfire)
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1974 Jeep J10 6.6L Serp Belt VIN: J4A252CZ07
Would anyone out there have the knowledge or diagram of belt routing on this vehicle? Thank you in advance for your reply.
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1988 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JCML7826J
Hello everyone, I'll cut to the chase. A teacher at my school brought me his Jeep to replace the clutch. The vehicle has been sitting here for about 4 monthes, it ran when it came in, but now not so much. After replaceing the clutch the vehicle will not start,...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S9S
Hi all Jeep techs, there is no local Chrysler dealer, so I am a bit short of resources on this Jeep. When it's cold, as it's been a lot lately, it won't start. I had it in the shop last week and determined that the fuel pump relay didn't engage to run the pump...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L suspension VIN: KNAFB12162
I have a bad rattle over bumps hard to tell front or rear, I went under the car expecting to find something loose didnt find much, the sway bar links a little worn but not suspect, do these have strut or mount problems, also have radio asking for a code, I tri...
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2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12153
I have 3 codes and not familiar with Kia. First code P0705 transe range, sometimes when i start the car i get a buzzing noise by the shifter, and it is hard to find D (drive) I have to move the shifter until It will engage in drive then its fine. Second code P... Trouble codes: P0705 (trans range circuit sensor circuit malfunction), P0441 (purge flow fault), P0171 (system lean bank 1)
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L auxiliary coolant pump VIN: 1LNHM87AO1
Thanks in advance for your help. I have followed the test procedures from the Ford Factory Manual and they seem to contradict each other. Problem is "No heat at idle". Test "I" in the service manual sends me though a series of steps to check for power and grou...
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Interior lights door locks VIN: 1LNHM97V72
Hey guys i have a 02 contenental interior lights have a mind of their own when you shut the door lights go out but minutes later you look out the window lights on and also door locks lock overnight i dont know if these are related please help
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
vehicle towed in cold, flooded and would not start. started after ten to fifteen minutes of cranking with fuel pump relay removed and throttle open. codes po420, po134, p1170. po171 & po174 were stored in computer. thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P0420, P0134, P1170 (po171-), P0171, P0174
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L shift 1-r VIN: JM1LW28GXY
We serviced this transmission along with the rest of the car and the customer returned saying to the trans didn't appear to be shifting correctly. I drove it and it seemed to be slipping in first slightly on a hard acceleration. It also seemed to shift at the ...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1YVFP80D73
5 speed jatco trans. 2-3 shift slip bump. Car came in with severe 2-3 slip, but once in 3rd it would not slip any more. i sold the costomer and overhaul, we installed new frictions and steels, upated pistons from mazda, and air checked every thing, checked all...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Forward/Reverse gears VIN: WDBJF82F4W
Hello all, I have this Benzo here that's got me thinking. So the customer brought the car in for a delayed 1-2 shift. We found the fluid to be dirty and the trans plug was just starting to leak so we replaced the conducter plate and plug seal/o-ring as well (U...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L electronic ignition switch VIN: WDBLK65G01
Hey fellow Benz techs, I need some diagnostic advice on this CLK. The ignition switch is inop and will not unlock steering or turn from zero position as if the wrong key is being inserted. I'm unable to communicate with eis with Baum scanner or any other syste...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Climate Control VIN: WDBSK75F13
So the battery was disconnected recently due to an unrelated repair. Was unable to access the "Lower Control module" as the Modis calls it, communication was unsuccessful--as was a correct version year Star Diagnostics machine. The Clmate contol is relatively ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L air ride VIN: 4JGBB75E16
Hello everyone i have a mercedees that the air ride wont inflate,the pump runs and puts out air but thats it.icannot find any leaks and i dont have any way to access the air ride module(our soft ware only goes to 04)anyway, i was wondering if this was a dealer...
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBH64B21
all 4 replies ware extremely helpfool.most ware right on the money. intake cam was off by one tooth.after that lite never came on.sincere thanks to all who helped.proud to be business sponcer of this iatn team. Trouble codes: P0346.
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L electrical systems VIN: 1G6CD53B7P
Thank you for all the input and suggestions. The actual cause of the problem was the body control module. When I dropped the cover and removed the glove box, I found an aftermarket alarm wired into the harness. The customer did not even know it was there. ...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2G1WP14X4P
This vehicle is fixed. I can't say it's perfect but it did pass state inspection with a Nox reading of 753 PPM with a cut point of 870 PPM. I checked for exhaust leaks upstream of the cat but found none. Not even with the smoke machine with the system ice cold...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Differential Engagement VIN: 1GNDT13W8Y
The final fix was an intermittent vacuum switch. When the transfer case is engaged in 4wd mode, an arm activates a mechanical vacuum switch on top of the transfer case. This switch provides the vacuum to the front differential servo motor. Now and then (~every...
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1993 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L Radio/door locks VIN: 1C3XC66R3P
Well guys thanks for all the info got it fixed coustmer wanted a aftermarket CD player put in and we replaced the key switch wich was the problem thanks again and happy wrench turning
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L engine VIN: 2C3H04BR1Y
I found out that the engine that was put into the 2000 cocorde was out of a 2002 car instead of a 2001 car.The owner of the salvage yard where the engine was purchased failed to tell the other shop owner & mechanic that the flywheel & cam tone ring were differ...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY4BB31
Good news, it's fixed. Mike, Keng and Gary were on top of it, the aftermarket crank sensor was the problem. Installed a factory sensor with a factory cam sensor and reset all the adaptives. Have roadtested it for 3 times longer and no codes and no stalling.... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L heat VIN: 1B7HF16YXT
i got 20 replies for my problem dodge.this site really does work well.they were all very good possibilities.i opted to replace the core after seeing the condition of what came out of it.has been giving very good heat so far.we will keep a eye on it.thank you t...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2B4GP44G4X
still not sure about this, leaning towards a worn timing chain. seems to run a little better with another new crank sensor. thanks for all the tips.
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2000 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B4FP25B5Y
Thanks to Jim, Thomas, Ahmad and Larry for your replies. The overall consensus is the head gasket is the culprit. After discussing repair options with the customer, and since the vehicle is running fine otherwise, he chose to take it as is and monitor the situ...
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1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L front brakes VIN: 1FDKE37HXP
Everybodies general consensus was that we are dealing with a brake pad or caliper problem. We tried new calipers pads rotors and still have the pulling problem. We still contend that the rig is overloaded as the rear springs sag and this is not allowing wei...
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FDHE27Y4P
Thanks to all who replied. Especially to the two who said PCM. I hadd been leaning that way just could not bring myself to throw one at it just to change parts. To give a little more info here we go. A couple of clues for others to look at for themselves are t...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LACKS POWER VIN: 1FTJW35F2S
I really want to thank everybody who responded to my problem. It turned out to be just what most all 11 replies said. The valve cover plug on the inside. They were both melted down really bad. I replaced the electrical gasket and both side injector wire ha... Trouble codes: P0261.
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L axle VIN: 1FDLF47F2V
I would like to thank everyone for their replies. Ultimately the only thing I found was the threads in the bolt holes were a bit loose. Rather than replacing the hub we opted to fabricate lock plates much like the ones you see on header bolts. So far it appear...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 1FMDU34X5V
THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK THEIR TIME TO HELP ME. AFTER HOURS OF THINKING AND CHECKING ALL COMPONENTS OF THE TRANY I HAPPEN TO HAVE THE ORIGINAL VALVE BODY THAT WAS REPLACED BEFORE. I INSTALLED A SHIFT KIT PUT THIS VALVE BODY BACK IN THE CAR AND ALSO TIGHT THE OD ...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Automatic Ride Control VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
Thank you to all you took time out of your day to reply to my request. Suspension= Customer did indeed "pop" air springs. Customer decided to go with the strutmaster conversion kit. This is a little more cost efective and should be a 1 time fix. Starter con...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start
Il solve my situaiton with this van. I make a mistake i dont adjust the fuel pump bolts. The pump was not working. I take out the turbo and fix my situation. The 2nd situation that i have was a code P1283 IPR CIRCUIT FAILURE. I disconect the electrical conecto...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Radio
First, a thx to those who replied. Was able to pull up TSB 06-9-3 which discusses PCM failure and electrical accs intermittent. There are some procedures for dealing with the effects of water intrusion on key connectors including the fuse panel. Pulled fuse bl...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21F41
The high-pressure oil reservoir stays full about 1 inch. From top, Albin from wash was right I did provide bogas data on the original post my scan tool is a BDM Pro made from bluestreak my settings were on data enlarged which shows the Min. & Max. Of the data ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Driver Power Seat and Pedals VIN: 1FTPW145X4
Tore into this one, had to remove both seats, console, most interior trim to remove carpet. Found a corroded splice located under carpet in the console area. Fault was in the Orange/Green power wire to the module/power mirrors.
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Stall VIN: 2FTPX18L24
Thanks to everyone who responded,your input was helpful. I asked the customer to bring the truck back to run some more tests ( I wanted to try soaking the engine to recreate the problem) but then he told me it had been stalling even when not raining. So after... Trouble codes: P0104 (MAF Signal Erratic).
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1996 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5266T
Only recieved 3 replies on this but one hit the nail on the head. Special thanks to Stephen [...] who pointed me to TSB #81-65-43. This bulliten was hidden in the service manual updates section on MOD. Problem was a sticking EFI relay. Installed new one and... Trouble codes: P1300 (icm circuit).
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1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA4137K
The customer does not want to spend any more money diagnosing this. The car runs and idles normally with the IAC disconnected so she has opted to simply drive it that way for now. More of a band-aid than a fix. Thank you guys for all your help. Johnny Trouble codes: 17 (Speed Sensor).
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1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Switch VIN: JACDH58V3R
I thank the 4 individuals who took time out of there day to help me. Quentin from Oklahoma gave me the #8-97005-930-3 and the dealer just sent it and it is the right one. Chuck from Oregon wrote #8-97005-931-2 and thankfully I did not have to use it as the o...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4G58STXC
Dear Friends, Thank you for your help with this Jeep. Many of you have offered suggestions as of where to look, such as TPS,Programming,Crank Sensor, O2 Sensors and Grounds. My shop and virtually all technicians have been envolced with this vehicle. We have...
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1989 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L No fire VIN: 1LNBM82F2K
Thanks for everyone's advice. Did a bit more checking and found that indeed, the timing chain jumped a few teeth. Odd too, as I stated in the original post, the car only has 41k original miles.
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA50D7J
Want to thank everyone who replied to this post. We did what most said about the cold start injector, by pulling it out of the manifold and disconnecting the wires. It check out fine. We checked the fuel pressures and that's where we found the problem. The...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBEB28E8N
well this one is diagnosed. i removed the #1 injector,placed rags over the hole and started the engine for 1/2 a second.oil poured out of the hole like a faucet.[no exageration]it is clear to me that oil from the head gasket can make it into the cyl and flow o...
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1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17Y1N
Thanks to all who responded. When I was testing at the injector harness with KOEO I had 12v on one side. The power comes directly from a fuseable link on the b+ battery terminal. When I bridged the plug and cranked the engine I got no pulse so I assumed it was...
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1994 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, FLOODS EASILY VIN: JN8HD17Y4R
Thanks to all who replied, John, I think helped the most, the pulley with the timing marks can be put on in six different positions. This led me to discover that the crank bolt was loose and the pulley was 180 off. Removed belts, about a 1/8 inch of rotating p... Trouble codes: 34 (o2 sensor).
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1999 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L will not shift to overdrive VIN: 1N6ED26Y9X
I am still working on this vehicle as cust does not have any money and said to take my time(I would love to stay on this but unfortunately I have bills to pay, so I need to get paid for my work). Not much help buthad one reply that said to check the vss. Veh...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, Starts and dies VIN: JN1CA31D21
Thanks to all who responded to my help request. The majority of the responses all said the same thing. When the IAC valve fails, it shorts and takes out the ECM with it. That is exactly what happened here. A reman ECM from Nissan is almost $800 list price. We ...
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1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Brougham 5.7L wait light VIN: 1G3AM69N3D
Thanks for all the wonderful information. It is spot on to how the system works. I found unplugging the engine running signal from the alternator turns out the light. So I am suspecting problems with the new alternator. I will try putting in a diode. But with ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L fans VIN: 1GHDX.3EXX
This vehicle was ,as many of my automotive comrades pointed out,not broken.Dan from Texas suggested that she leave the ac on if she didnt want that pesky guage to cause her any mental anguish.Bam!Thats it,I could prove to her that nothing is wrong with her van...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Ignition/Shiftlock VIN: 1G2WP52K9Y
Got this one nailed down boys-after careful inspection of wiring at the shifter and verifying a 12 volt feed to the switch[@ shifter]we determined that said 12 volts was not passing through the switch back to the column.Replaced shifter assembly[pricey] and al...
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2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K83
WELL THIS ONE IS FINAALY FIXED I HAD A FEW REPLIES BUT IT STILL CAME DOWN TO WHAT WAS (CHANGING THE PCM'S MIND). I SCOPED EVERYTHING AND DID NOT SEE THE PROBLEM SO WE WENT BACK TO THE DATA STREEM AND WATCHED 3 DATA PARAMETERS AT A TIME WHEN IT WOULD ACT UP, WA...
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SL63885
Installed new upstream wide-band O2 sensor, vehicle came back in 1 week w/same lean code. Double checked fuel psi (spec 44-50, actual never lower than 47), smoke checked the intake, no leaks found, freeze frame this time showed the code at idle with engine @ ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean).
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1976 Porsche 911 S 2.7L Brake lights VIN: 9116310581
THanks to Rick from New Mexico, Craig from Washington, They gave me the wire color info in the engine compartment. Black and yellow wire. Found brake signal to the fire wall. Had to remove the tail light. Not that easy. Screws wher spinning. Managed to g...
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2004 Saturn Vue Red Line 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63414
thanks to all that replied to my request on the 04 saturn vue I went back to checking all the grounds for pcm. and i found one that was corroded. it is located just below the starter. i unbolted it from engine block and cleaned both the eyelet & mounting poi... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire).
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1996 Subaru Impreza L 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GC4354T
the green connector next to the column was connected. undid it and the light went out. after talking to the customer she stated that the old owner said she had the column replaced and it has not been right since thanks for all the help especially john [...] ... Trouble codes: P0500, P1101.
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