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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L to much fuel & idle VIN: JH4DA947ON
This has been a trouble car (nightmare!!) We have replaced numerous parts and it still stalls after warmed up. Please HELP!!
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air struts VIN: WA1YD64B32
what all needs to be done after replacing air strut, suspencion light is blinking in the cluster. i have a vag com scanner but don't know how to adaptate or what else needs to be done after replacing air struts in one of these cars
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2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4HP52KX3
i replaced the engine in this vehicle because the last one was bad from no coolant after front end collision and the customer kept driving it.after installing the used engine i had it running for about 20 min and it ran great and then it started to miss very b...
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L instrument cluster, a/c control head VIN: 1G6KY549XW
well everyone..here we go. this 1998 cad sts has no instrument cluster opperation or lighting. also have no dlc communications. speeddo and tach stuck in various positions. no climate control head lights either. we have a duplicate car here and have replaced t...
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1990 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L Stall VIN: 2GBEG25K6L
about every 3 months this van stalls. No sputering/coughing just quits. Usually during slow manouvers (Ie parking lot manouvers or slowing for a turn) NO codes; has had plugs filters etc; ps pressure system ok; fuel trims ok; restarts without trouble; always s...
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1991 Chevrolet V3500 Silverado 6.2L frame VIN: 1GCHV33N3M
Hi everyone.I have recently purchased a fifth wheel hitch and I am looking for the best location in wich to mount.My truck is a crew cab dually 4x4 with an 8 foot box.My first idea from past expierience is to mount it 2 inches ahead of rear axle centre to prov...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GNEC16KXR
Howdy Boys n Girls! My favorite customers in with a Sub that fail emissions, we put a converter on it 30k ago and now it looks lazy, the fuel trims are hovering about 104 long term. This all started when they started using Race Trac gasoline a couple of years ...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L light burning VIN: 2GBEK19K4S
I want to thank you for any help you can offer me. This truck came in with abs light on. We installed our scanner and got three codes,abs module,dump valve and a solenoid valve code. We replaced the abs module and cleared all codes. We then test drove the truc...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEC19W2T
Hello everybody, we could use your help. Pickup came in from another shop after they replaced the fuel pump relay for a no start condition. Soon afterwards (after truck was ok for a few days) truck started to misfire and cut out and stall occasionally. We solv...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3GNGK26J1T
This starts right up first thing cold when it get to operating temp. the idle rolls from 600rpm-1200rpm. At operating temp. once in a while it has a hard start problem. The STFT is 128, LTFT is about 132 on both banks. MAP is 1.99-2.17 volts MAF is 8.1-8.6 gls...
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2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L elec.brake module VIN: 2G1WL52J01
abs light on full time no comunication at all with the scanner i tried to replace the brake module i also replaced the brake relay as well as the abs module after all this i still have no comunication at all .brake module has battery feed as well as ground .i ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF2265W
ORIGINAL-Crank and no start,turn off ignition switch and retry,then engine starts/runs/no smoke.This happens every time hot or cold. We are loosing voltage to lift pump and wait to start lamp. Replaced ignition switch.Inspected wires to connections. Tested lif...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L blower motor VIN: 2B4FP25B3W
this one has me really stumped as i cant find much in shop key on the air bag and sbec [...] no number to go with them. i listed all complaints as i am thinking thay all may be related.these problems are intermitants so i need to make it break to get anywh...
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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEU15NXK
cant get co readings to come down 2.1 to 2.8 % at idle , has new oxygen sensor tryed used map sensor, coolant sensor testing within range,fuel pressure 38 psi and doesn't appear to stick or leak and replaced computer was getting 4.0 volts out of signal wire fr...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L brakes VIN: 1FBJS31HXN
This van is driving me nuts! Ive changed master cylinder,rabs valve,wheel cylinders. Clamped off brake hoses. Took calipers off van and clamped off and still when you start engine pedal fades to floor.I dont know were to go next.
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L throttle valve VIN: 2FTEF15N8P
I am replacing the trans in this truck and need to adjust the throttle valve (TV) cable it's an AOD trans. It calls for a special tool ( # T86L-70332-A ). It looks like it could be easily fabricated if I knew the thickness of it. Can someone please tell me the...
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHE2HY2R
I have a delivery van thats acting funny. It has one code for spark output circut.I have alldata and the test calls for the BOB. I dont have access to a break out box. Is there any other way to test for this code? Trouble codes: 213 (Spark output circut open)
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14VXY
This is the story thus far. Vehicle came in after failing obdII emisions testing due to p0305, cyl 5 misfire. Has noticable miss at idle. Verified miss is on cyl 5 by removing plug wire with no change. So far with no results i have; replaced #5 plug wire, swap... Trouble codes: P0305
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L 3-2 coast sol. VIN: 1FMYU031X2
po1788 3-2 coast solenoid circuit. replaced solenoid pack checked terminals at trans and pcm,ohm check okay but od light flashes after putting in gear.scan tool live data shows 255psi under coast solenoid and no solenoid fault, even though it is setting this c...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L undercar noise VIN: 1FTSW31F52
After start up you hear a clunk or pop noise. One time, weather in park or gear. After the initial noise all is fine. Sounds like it is under the passenger side area. Anyone have any experience with this type of noise? I have looked and cant find anything loos...
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Heater VIN: 1FDWE45F12
Having a problem with the front heater, very low heat coming from front heater to floor, cab or defrost. The rear aux heater is working fine.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14564
Even after we changed the bank 2 actuator the code still sets and the engine will run bad. All the information I can find is that the actuator is bad or we need a factory oil filter. If you know anything that wopuld or copuld cause this please let me know. Tha... Trouble codes: P0022
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Trailer electric brake VIN: 1FTSX21P15
Hi techs, This truck came to my shop for an ipc message telling to "check trailer" when the vehicle is pulling a trailer. The truck is equipped with a Ford integrated brake control module. This message turns on intermittently when the driver applies the brake...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19TX3
I have codes 461 and 463 fuel sender volts high the gas guage reads empty. I changed the fuel pump and sender assembly and for 10 mins the gas gague read full after turnning the truck off and restarting it the guage read empty. I let it sit for a while and the... Trouble codes: 461 (fuel level sender), 463 (fuel level sender volts high)
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1992 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2HGEH2363N
This is a vx model with a v-tec 15dz1 engine. Car is in for emission failure, HC, just failed initial test however hc was at 250ppm at 15mph when we tested. We noticed while testing the car would surge. While driving on the Dyno the engine goes extremely lea...
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L brake lights VIN: 1HGEJ2241Y
fuse is good and had power to brake light switch but now it has none. when it had power you could press the brake pedal and hear the shift inter lock clicking. the grounds appear to be good and out of nowhere i have lost voltage to the brake light switch. the ...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: JHLRD78863
Hi Everyone This CRV was towed in from a Honda dealer with a no start condition. Customer was told that timing chain had jumped and bent all the valves, dealer wanted to install used motor and said old motor wasn't worth fixing, they wanted to install used mo...
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2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L airbags VIN: 1HGCM56356
This vehicle sustained a hit in LF. Prior to coming to us it was partially repaired. My problem is the restraint system. It is setting the following codes-- 71-10- open in driver's seat position sensor. 61-10 - open in driver's seat belt buckle switch. 31-10 -...
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1998 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Surge VIN: KMHVF21NXW
Hello everyone I could sure use some help with this one car came in with complaint of lack of power and surge at hiway speeds no MIL light on. First plan of attack involved replacing burnt out MIL bulb clearing codes and road test.No codes returned but drivabi... Trouble codes: P1614 (mil requst signal high), P0116 (coolant temp sensor out of range), P0116 (coolant temp sensor out of range), P0121 (tps/maf logic incorrect), P0708 (multiple range switch inputs)
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X21
This is strange. I will try to keep it short but still give all the info I can. We installed a new engine from Jasper in this trooper. Now in the morning only untill the engine reaches 170 deg. the check engine will flash but only above 2000 rpm in park or und... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipul missfire pending code)
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ78S0T
customer has constantly complained of engine miss at idle. it is noticeable but very minor and not completely consistent. we have replaced the 02 sensor (it was bad), the harmonic balancer (just a guess), the distributor (the shaft was loose)and we even discon...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S8Y
hello and T.G.I.F. this vehicle intermittently dies at idle and cuts out under acceleration with no codes at that time.repaced crank sensor and vehicle was hard to start,and/or no srart at times,and ran very rough,with codes now setting [po320 no crank ref. si... Trouble codes: 320 (no crank ref. sig. at pcm), 1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp)
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12342
Vehicle sets P0501, Vehicle Speed Sensor. Have no MPH on scanner from ecm. When Reading transmission side I have MPH reading. This system from what I can see and am told uses right front wheel speed sensor for ecm input. The system used transmission speed sens... Trouble codes: P0501 (Vehicle Speed Sensor)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Hard Start VIN: WDBGA51E9N
This vehicle requires extensive cranking in colder weather. Cranks o.K. wants to start but takes considerable time to start. Secondary ignition has been replaced all except coils, fuel system is up to snuff, in warmer weather it is not a problem, and when it d...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L 2-3 and 3to4 shift VIN: WDBHA23G7W
hello MB tech. this car will not shift 2 to 3. did a scan with 38pin adaptor of launch x431 and got fault in the engine, the abs, and transmission. all of them are related to the rear abs sensor in differential. when i scope it with my fluke i've got a nice wa...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engine VIN: 1MEFM53SOX
We have serviced this vehicle for years, using Pennzoil 10w30. Recently the engine began knocking badly. Another shop replaced with a used one, and either they or a Ford service manager told her the reason the engine failed was because we used 10w30 instead of...
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1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N6HD46S2G
FIRST TIME POSTING BOSSES TRUCK NOW. i GOT A 1986 NISSAN 3.0 THAT STALLS OUT AFTER HEATER PLATE UNDER THROTTLE BODY SHUTS OFF.If I get it warmed up a little more it runs fine for the rest of the day. HAVE CHECKED O2 AND IS FUNCTONING PROPERLY, ALSO SCOPED MAF ...
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1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D3T
this started as a surge cuts out acts like a bad maf . doesnt have any spark now injector pulse good . checked coil replaced distributor ran once with new dis. if you can get started it will choke out with any throttle.compression is good tested crank sensor o... Trouble codes: P0335
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, surge under load VIN: 5N1ED28Y8Y
Vehicle came in with poor idle quality and drivability surge. After retrieving trouble codes noticed excessuve ignition timing fluctuation. replaced knock sensor but problem still exsists. have traced continuity from knock sensor to ecm and is good. Trouble codes: P0325
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1MD28Y22
Have replaced fuel level sensor twice. First time had corroded connection in connector base was loosing connection. Second time dealer recommended replacement so we replaced under warranty. Scan data on MODIS shows max voltage of 2.5V empty, .16 Full. Wll read... Trouble codes: P0462
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D45
hi everyone: This 2005 sentra won't start. Cranks ok, injectors pulse for a second but not enough to even start car. No codes present. Replaced PCM. Same thing. (PCM had VIN input with launch scanner) But we don't know if new PCM actually needs complete reprog...
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1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: IP3EJ46X8X
Car came in for timingbelt replacement.Had engine light on and a code for EGR.Car ran and idled decent.Replaced belt,now car runs like crap.Check datastream and found all cyliders missfiring.Took off belt and tried to realign marks following step by step sever...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WK52J21
vehicle stumbles on light acc.Power braking it runs great.Only accurs when front axle is turning.Oxygen sensor goes into open loop .runs great when stepping on the brake and immediately goes into closed loop.Thanks in advance if you can help
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1997 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L oil pump VIN: JT3HJ85JXV
Hello to all toyota techs. Thank you for any help. I have a 97 Land cruiser with a 4.5L engine that is leaking at the oil pump cover on the front timing cover. All info I can find says to pull the whole timing cover to sevice the oil pump. I do not need to sev...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K9Y
Thanks for your thoughts on this 2000 Camry DTC 442 small evap leak after 1 -2 weeks of driving new parts: gas cap, VSV on cannister, pressure sensor Checked all purge and evap solenoids turn on /off and they click okay smoked system and no leaks found... Trouble codes: 442 (Small evap leak)
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1987 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L Oil Pressure VIN: WV2YB0259H
after heads replaced oil light came on, changed oil to 15-40 per iatn posts, light went out then no issues untill replaced sender because of oil leakage. now with new sender oil light comes on while driving or at high rpms. as soon as vehicle comes to a stop o...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L cv joint VIN: 3VWCC2QV61
This Cabrio has a shimmy in the front end on acceleration. While cruising the vehicle has no problems. I know remaned axles are know to give trouble on VW's but was wondering if there was anything else I could check.
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L starter VIN: WV2NB47061
veichle came in as no start.check batt ok.starts with remote start tool.no power to start terminal.installed new park/neutral relay and neutral pos.switch n.g.check power at p/n relay,has power at pin 2& pin 5-key on and pin 6 in start mode.jump pin 6 to pin 8...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWDD21C42
The customer said that this "start stall" problem has happened before, but would always stay running after the third or fourth try. Now it will always start, but as soon as the tach. indicates RPM, the engine stalls. Customer also complained of an inaccurate s... Trouble codes: P0321 (Ignition engine speed return signal I forget the details.)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L slams gears VIN: 3VWRE69M63
Hi there, This Jetta slams all gears all the time. There's a code in the TCM for no torque signal from the engine. This code resets instantly after being cleared with KOEO. Bentley says to check the ECM coding which I have done with Vag-com & it appears to be... Trouble codes: 01166 (TCM has no torque signal from engine)
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6349Y
I did replace the exhaust cam sensor again on friday and the cam code did go away. The square wave on the old sensor was a little weird but not bad. The new sensor from the dealer (again) showed a better scope pattern. I did a 1000 mile trip to Vegas this wee... Trouble codes: 18 (Manufactures Exhaust cam sensor), 1397 (Generic scanner code Exhaust cam sensor).
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L lock cylinder VIN: 3G5DB03E44
Thank you all who tried to help. We ordered the PS2 tool kit from A-1 Security Manufacturing (order was lost and it took 3 weeks) as recomendeed by 2 of you, but we have been unable to unlock with these tools. We pulled the plastic wing off and looked at the...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCEC14W8W
Thanks to all who replied to my help request. Several replies suggested the vtd module may be bad so I rechecked power and grounds to the module, they where good. Next I check for power coming from module to passlock sensor,this is a red and white wire, and n... Trouble codes: P1626 (Pass lock data invalid).
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L 4x4 VIN: 3GNEK12T14
WELL THIS TRUCK HAS BEEN OUT OF THE SHOP NOW FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS AND EVERYTHINGS WORKING FINE.THANKS TO ALL THE MEMBERS FOR YOUR INPUT. ALEX AT TRANSMAN SEEMS TO HAVE NAILED IT. THOUGH MY SYMTOMS SEEMED TO DIFFER SLIGHTLY, ALEX GOT ME ON THE RIGHT TRACK. AFTE...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZS52F34
Well it seems to be the customr and myself were causing this code, the vehicle has an electronic throttle control so at the time of the misfire we were snapping the throttle which wouls cause the thottle plate to activate rapidly and then the map sensor and tp... Trouble codes: P106.
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L door locks VIN: 1C3XY66ROM
Never did get these automatic power locks disabled. As I mentioned, I could go into the BCM with my Snap-On MT2500 and turn the locks off but as soon as you exit the program, it returns the module to it's normal state which is having the locks enabled. Perhaps...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 3C3EL45H4X
thanx for all the replies, all were helpful . i replaced the crank sensor and the problem hasnt reoccured in 2 weeks of driving. the customer will bring it back for the timing belt service if no further problems. thanx again for the help!!!
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L LR Wheel Speed Circuit VIN: 2C4GP74L72
Well, It turns out that I got another bad CAB from the dealer. New CAB solved the problem.
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hub assy VIN: 3B7KF26D6W
SORRY FOLKS I JUMPED THE GUN ON THIS ONE. THE CUSTOMER CALLED ME IN A HUFF AND SAID THE BEARING IS OUT AGAIN, BUT WHEN THE TRUCK GOT HERE THE LEFT WHEEL BEARING IS OK BUT THE FRONT PADS ARE INTO THE ROTORS AND THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL IS OUT OF BALANCE 12 OZS!!!...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L upshift VIN: 2B3HD46R3Y
I thank all of the people who responded ,using every ones ideas led us back to the TCM. not having a good scanner and not being able to reprogram TCM,s, we sent them to someone who could. the TCM was replaced , the customer is back on the road and happy. than...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R54
Thanks for all the help guys, after fabricating a vacuum source to the fuel filler neck and determined the NVLD was not working per the test test by one of the members. I replaced the NVLD. Immediatly after I installed the plug connector on the new part, I hum... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap Purge System Preformance).
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L starter/ignition VIN: 1D7HU18267
I replaced the TIPMCGW. Still no crank. This one was sent to the dealer. They have replaced the TIPMCGW again. They replaced another part they did not name, and they are replacing the starter. I still don't know what has or will fix this truck.
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTCR14U6R
i checked the grounds and found a poor connection and repaired that but did not fix the problem so i tested the gas and found it to be poor quality and drained it then replaced with fresh gas that took care of it
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L radiator VIN: 2FTHF36G6S
Thank you to all that responded!!! don't kwow that this is ultimately a correct fix but we put a restrictor in the bypass hose and now the truck runs at a rock solid 195-200 deg idling or driving down the road. we also got a new 4 row all copper radiator and t...
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Stall VIN: 1STHE24H7T
Thanks for the help. I looked at every input into the ECM, all checked good. Checked all grounds, good. Check fuel volume, good. Checked vacuum, good. Replaced ECM, and now van runs great with no stalling. Thanks to those who replied.
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14YXT
Thank you everyone. Larry was right on. I fixed it this morning with two new O2 sensors. Front sensor ckt was open and rear sensor was lazy. I came on IATN to post the fix and saw Larry's post. It appears Larry had the same problem with one as this one. His de... Trouble codes: P0133, P1131 (bank 1 sensor 1 lean), P1151 (bank 2 sensor 1 lean), P0385, P0174.
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP52U1W
hi.sorry I didnt close this sonner.forgot all about it.Fix was to replace the fuel pump.thatnx ahain guys
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1998 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG29W3W
Thanks for all of the replies. Several of you were right. The trick is to leave your foot on the brake through the entire procedure. I actually have ran into this problem before but I was burnt out on this job at that point. Again thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P1336 (Crankshaft position variation not learned.).
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L 4wd VIN: 1GKDT13S43
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED IT WAS THE TRANSFER CASE GOT ONE WITH 40,000 MILES FOR 400. NOT BAD AND CUST HAPPY THANK YOU FOR THE REPLIES
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7654M
Well it seems I am the only tech in the universe who had not seen this problem before! I received 22 prompt replies of which 21 told of a problem with the EGR ports clogging causing one cylinder to get all of the recirculated exhaust gasses. This causes what "...
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2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S6DM58W2Y
Yes I did find the problem, it was cam timing on left bank(2-4-6), if you set cam timing marks with the timing mark on the valve cover you'll think is correct but you don't know how the position of camshaft really is,I had to take the valve cover off and see t... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13D76
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. IT WAS THE TPS AND CUSTOMER ELECTED TO TAKE TO DEALERSHIP.SHE CALLED AND SAID IT DID FIX THE PROBLEM. Trouble codes: P0121.
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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L slow refueling VIN: SALNY22254
Thanks to all for the help. As Dan suggested, the car does have an ORVR system. The ORVR valve is no longer sold separately from the tank. We found the valve to be working properly. We found the evap canister was full of water and ice. This was restrictin...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L airbag sys VIN: 1N4BU31F9P
Hi guys' As we all suspected the clock spring was damaged. Replacing the unit and clearing the code solved the problem. I gave my tech the benifit of the doubt and checked with you guys before removing the unit as the tests in alldata were so meager. Somet...
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L idiot lights VIN: 1GHDX13E8Y
Well, I must close this by request, but the customer went on vacation and has not yet returned. However, I am considering using a salvage yard unit for a repair attempt rather than busting the customers pocketbook on the hugely overpriced new components. One r...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L coolant VIN: 1G2NW12E3X
first thanks to all that replied. we removed oil sending unit and pressureized oil system no air in coolant. i have seen and done many intakes on gm vehicles. but never saw oil in coolant. we removed cylinder heads and sublet for pressure test. ok. replace all...
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1985 Saab 900 2.0L Pressure Plate
Well the Rhino clutch did have the wrong disc as I suspected, so I order an #8781346 kit from thesaabsite.com. It included an updated Sachs 8.5 in. non-turbo disc & p-plate and it works perfect! Thanks to all who helped. Your the best!
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2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU52F4Y
It ended up needing a coil and module assy. I was able to purchased he parts seperately, so I tried each part by itself. I did not get good spark until I used both parts. We did pull the valve cover, and everything looked ok with the chain. Thanks for the help
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1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Torque Convertor VIN: 4S3BD6756V
found a chart in alldata that shows the gear ratios of the front and rear diffs, this vehicle in suposed to have 4.44 diffs. a 2.2 motor has 4.11 diffs. checked rear diff and it has 4.11 gears. i removed the rear case on the trans with the tranfer clutch, wa...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Shift Flare VIN: 4T1GK12E9S
To all who responded thanks. It is the 1 to 2 shift that is the issue. it has been determined that the trans has a weak pump and the owner has decided to drive it as is. Mike
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA23B1Y
thanks to all that reply turned out ecm was good abs fuse was blown never even entered my head to check that fuse started pulling one fuse at a time and found abs fuse blown replaced fuse and car started up thanks again to all that replyed
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21V51
Didn't actually fix the car..it seemed to fix itself once the weather warmed up. Based on the replies I'd say the evap vent valve which is next to the rear bumper on this vehicle was stuck. Probably connected with the hot/cold, rain/freezing type weather we'...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1296 code VIN: 3VWSE69M52
Almost everyone hit the target bulls eye on this one, special thanks [...] ensure DTC wasn't returning before closing, but all is cool now (pardon the pun).
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2005 Volkswagen Golf GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 9BWGL61J95
Bob from Colorado nailed this one. I looked at measuring block 32 which measures O2 adaptations I think (good luck finding it written down anywhere) and the first block was stuck at something like 14. So all I really did was change the oil which was just abo...
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Drive-axles VIN: YV1LZ5641W
one tech suggested to us that the bevel gears in the all wheel drive unit were probably the cause of the noise this was probanly the cause. After further discussing this option and the cost of repair at approximatly $2500.00 to $3000.00 I discussed it with the...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.3L engine
ok guys sorry for the long wait on this fix...i have been waiting for the customer to bring it back so we can check it...all is fine,oil looks good after 1000+ so it must have been the fact that the car just sat too long without being driven to burn off accumu...
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