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1998 Audi A6 2.8L communications port VIN: AUD4562786
Trying to smog test this car and the state computer wasn't able to communicate withe the ECU. Tried two other scanners, one of them factory and same situation. many hav asked if this car has an aftermarket stereo and it does not. Some have reported wiring prob...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6344Y
air pump activated, good output. ck valve tested good. Vacum supply good from solenoid. what causes these codes to keep coming back even though every thing checks out? Any help appreciated. Trouble codes: P1421, P1423
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Converor VIN: WBAGG83431
Hi gays; This 740i with code P0740, P0741 came to me after they had replaced the trans. It is ZF 5Hp24 Trans. Customer says that it never drove good after the replacement. I checked to see if it has right kind of trans. fluid in it, It seems correct and level ...
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G4AG55M5T
Hello all, I'm posting this vehicle for another tech in the shop. The car initially came in for a coolant leak. The lower intake gaskets were replaced, along with a full tune-up and motorvac service (maintanence). The customer drove the vehicle for a day or so... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire)
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6CD5335L
good afternoon people ,we have a 1990 caddy deville here that has a 49 air management system code ,found that the is debris from the a i r pump vanes inside the management valve that's mounted to the rear valve cover. look's like the pump is still avil but the... Trouble codes: E, 49 (a i r management system problem)
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD53B8P
we can't get this cadillac to run right it won't go into closed loop and cylinder #3 and # 8 have miss fires due to fuel (too much) not too sure where to go next on this.
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY5298V
Thank you to all in advance. I have problem with this one I just can't figure out. Probably something simple, but my mind is fried. This Cadillac came in a couple of weeks ago with a theft problem. The other tech that worked on it replaced the ignition switch....
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L brakes locked up
OK people, got one that stumps me. 1984 corvette comes into the shop with a problem with the front brakes slowly locking the car up where the car wont move unitill I release the fluid from the front caliapers. I put brake hoses on but have the same problem. Lo...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L blower motor VIN: 1GNF16R4TJ
I have seen 3 of these trucks-all 1996 model with the same problem over this last winter-the blower resistor burns out due to the fact that the blower motor is frozen!!-The blower cage has ice in it!!-I have contacted a friend at the GM garage and he has never...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Transfer case, Differential VIN: 1GNDT13W1W
Hello! Having trouble with this blazer binding up in 4 wheel drive when turning. When in 2 wheel drive having no problems at all. When in 4 wheel drive and turning it will come to a complete stop, and has trouble moving. I removed both driveshafts and check un...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16R8X
ive got a 2000 tahoe in that wont start when cold, its got 55 pound of fuel pressure, good spark, and the injectors are pulsing. no codes. i can spray a little starting fluid in the throttle body and it will start up and run fine. i can shut it off and it'll s...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W9Y
Blazer only stumbles at wot. You can easy in to it and at 1/2 throttle spins tires. If u wot it will sputter stall backfire what ever u want to call it. I say the pump is bad but it is 300$ so I want to be sure. Fuel pressure koeo 60-59 quickly falls an sta... Trouble codes: P0173, P0151
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L multifunction switch VIN: 2G1WF55E1Y
left interior fuse box was replaced because of a "vehicle no start" turn key to start & got nothing, tap on the fuse box a few times & vehicle would start right up. loose contacts behind fuses. next problem: seems the blinkers do not work at all. when you try ...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L coolant temperature gauge VIN: 1GNDX03E41
Vehicle came in with an erratic coolant temperature gauge, customer said it went into the red once. Otherwise no signs of overheater or coolant loss, etc. Upon inspection, found coolant low. Pressure tested, no leaks found. Tested for blown head gasket with b...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L encoder motor VIN: T341367472
just wondering if anyone know how to time the encoder motor gears after you change the position sensor under the gear in the assembly?? any help or diagram would be appreciated
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1999 Chrysler Intrepid 3.2L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C3HH56J9X
car was cruising down the highway, started to buck a couple of times and quit. would crank over fine, would not attempt to start. next morning i got into the car and it fired right up and has run fine the whole time i have been working on it. scanner showed on... Trouble codes: P0300 (missfire multiple cyls.)
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Cluster/Computers VIN: 3C3EL55H2Y
Customer Brought us this car and the speed SYSTEM WIDE shows 1/2 the acutal speed. Car is going 40 MPH the speedometer and OBD2 computer say it is going 20 MPH. I replaced both the input and output shaft sensors and this had no effect. I see the TCM sends the ...
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2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L water pump VIN: 2C3HD46R22
I have searched both Mitchell and AllData but cannot find a description of failure path for the water pump, I also looked up the teardown time for changing water pump - 8.1 hrs. My question is do I go for the water pump change based on my assumptions to this p...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L Secuirty Light on Instrument Cluster VIN: 1C3ES46C01
The Round red security light on the instrument cluster is dimmly on most of the time,sometimes with the car off.No driveabilty problems,and no codes.I'm thinking its a internal cluster problem,we are a Honda shop,and do not service neon's very often.Any idea's...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS48N52
The PCM in this vehicle had a part# [...] that is not listed in Chryslers Flash Matrix - Some background - Another shop brought us this vehicle to be reflashed based on TSB 18-002-03. We used vehicle VIN to down-load the software upgrade (Part# [...]... Trouble codes: P0456
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L seal VIN: 1D7KU28D23
This truck has developed a major oil leak from the front crank seal oil starts pooring out the seal at above 2500rpm only. Engine venting seems good no crank case presure and seems to maintain slight vacuum through pcv system. I have orders the seal from chrys...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L seal VIN: 1D7KU28D23
This truck has developed a major oil leak from the front crank seal oil starts pooring out the seal at above 2500rpm only. Engine venting seems good no crank case presure and seems to maintain slight vacuum through pcv system. I have orders the seal from chrys...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L interior lights VIN: WD2PD64354
looking for help on this one . cannot seem to find the problem causing the draw and dead battery . seems like i went into every last component on the fuse #8 circuit day time running lights, interior lights ,cig lighter any help would be greatly apprieciated .
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
This Powerstroke will start as soon as you touch the key when the engine is cold. If you let it get warm and shut it off it will not restart. Codes stored are P1280 and P1212 - Both ICP Codes. I Replaced ICP Regulator and High Pressure Pump with no change. The... Trouble codes: P1280 (ICP Out Of Range Low), P1212 (ICP Not At Expected)
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSE34F9W
hello everybody im working on this 7.3l td and im not diesel mechanic, im just try to help a very valuable customer. this truck limped in litteraly on idle not gas pedal response what so ever. i pulled codes and did cylinder contribution test found codes p0263... Trouble codes: P0476 (exhaust control valve performance), P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L EPC Solenoid VIN: 1FTZX1763W
Guys need help on this-we are starting to over think and analyze this problem to a fault.Truck has no power most of the time (even in reverse) and bangs a hard code with KOEO of P1746 EPC Solenoind circuit short.Replaced EPC & harness in trans.Same problem.PCM...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U8X
This one has me stumped. Car was brought to us for stalling when put in gear and when coming to a stop. Have not been able to duplicate the stall when coming to a stop, but have duplicated stall when going into gear, drive or reverse, when cold. Even then is a...
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L starter VIN: 1FABP33PYW
This one is very strange, I have as yet not duplicated any of the symptoms but believe that what the customer says is happening. The customer tells me that at times the car will not crank, then she will get out,and with the vehicle not turned "on"(or possibly ...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L dash VIN: 1FTRY07LYK
Help please, This ford truck intermitt no start When odmeter reads --- and theft light flash's Once the mileage reads correct truck will start and run. scan test for codes in pcm none. codes in dash are u1147 scp veh sec data, U1262 scp {ji85o com bus fault. t...
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2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMRU17L4Y
This is a highly intermittent no start condition. It will fail to start on the first key cycle but if the key is turned off and then turned to start, away it goes. the code B1845 (see below) is an on demand code when the problem occurs. (I experienced it once)...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71W03
I getting a intermentant missfire code on #6, I can not feel a missfire but frezze frame always shows it at 350-500 rpm and 0 mph (looks like at start-up) but I do have a rough idle while sitting at lights with a idle Long term fuel trim at -13-14% bank 2 and ... Trouble codes: P0306
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71WX3
I am looking for help on what may be causing the engine to shut off on hard acceleration. Not every time, and it is on extreme engine load. The officer has it cut off at high vehicle speed, from 75 to 110 mph. He says it is when he turns around to go chase som... Trouble codes: P0320
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L reverse sensing system VIN: 1FMZU84K23
hi guys, i am trying to diagnose a reverse sensing system on a 2003 explorer and my mitchell doesnt have a wiring diagram or data on this system. if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L engagement VIN: 2FMZA57654
Thanks to all in advance! Have a Freestar that stopped moving. No codes, plenty of fluid , no noises, just stopped. We aren't real familiar with this unit and I was hoping to get some ford tech input on what to expect once its out! I'm sure there's a popular p...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTP14504K
sos sos i need some good advice . i think im screwed went to remove spark plug, top of the plug came out with good threads.the problem is the bottom porcelain and metal ground electrode is stuck in the hole can this be removed some how.i thought about cranking...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTWX33P45
my question is this: i found the ground wire to the ficm (fuel injection control module) was never connected to the stud at rear of engine. this hapened when the last engine was installed. i found the ficm ground wire eyelet just rubbing against a turbo shield... Trouble codes: P0200 (injector control circut)
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Tail lights VIN: 1TSS34P36D
This van has a custom high rise extension for handicap accessability. Driver complained no tail lights. Ford would not fix it under warranty stating because of after market customizing. Aftermarket company said it was Ford problem. We had clearance lights on t...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14W5X
Two weeks ago this truck landed here not running.We pushed it in the shop and quickly found not spark from coil.The tech working on the truck put one on it and it started right up.We sent the costomer on his way the truck was brought back here on a hook 4 days...
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEH2356N
This vehicle came in no start. We checked spark and fuel. It has neither, it gets no spark, does not fire a noid light, and the fuel pump does not turn on. I tested all three sensors in the distributor, they checked out ok. But I will say that we have tried in...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6684X
hello on this honda we found the parts listed to be no good replaced them all was good for about 200km then the light came back on tested the evap system cant find anything we drove the the car for 3 days then the light came back on hoping someone can help wit... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap emission system leak dectected evap control canister area)
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, CODES PO134 AND PO49 VIN: JHLRE77844
this one has been a trouble child frome the start, so thanks in advance for any help i can get on this one. the o2 sensor is a no brainer, bank one is on the no 1 cyl side to my recollection. but the emission fault i cant find. checked all the wires and cannot... Trouble codes: P0134, P0497
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L generator VIN: SAJMX1344R
We have verified the wiring as listed in available schematics, but there is a discrepancy with the vehicle wiring.. battery and ground circuits are intact, the plug however shows only 2 wires in our schematic, pin 3 power from fuse 1 on the wht/yel wire, and p...
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1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: J4FJ57S0ML
Hi Guys, This is a no start that the customer thought he could fix himself (I love these guys). I have intermitent spark cycling (2sparks 2no spark) on and on. and one injector pulse when you first try to start it. It is a manual trans and flywheel looks ok th...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FA49S61
vehicle came in for no start condition before. we ended up replacing fuel pump, cam position sensor, and once it started it ran bad, replaced all injectors. we also checked the cam position alignment and it was fine according to alldata. vehicle left running f...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Crankshaft position sensor VIN: SALTY16443
While replacing the crank position sensor we pulled the wires out of the connector on the wiring loom side. The "AllData" wiring diagram that we have doesn't agree with the colors on the truck. AllData shows that the wire colors are black/yellow, pink/black an...
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVGE31A8P
Thanks in advance, After car sets for about 5 hrs or overnight it is very difficult to start, injector harness shows pulse, spark plugs are firing, block off fuel return line, pressure comes up to 74psi, car starts and runs normal after about 20 seconds with h...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L battery
this car can be driven for several days and suddenly you will try to start the car and the battery is completely dead. I have replaced the battery twice and the alternator once because of a charging issue. there is no drain on the system. I have left test equi...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L heater control VIN: WDBHA28E3V
need some help. not really familair with these heater control systems. car just got dropped off and just looking for some insight before digging in tomm. morning. heater control will only give "hot" heat on "hi" setting. if you press the down button to 92 de...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L SRS system VIN: WDBRN47J02
This C230 came into the shop from a local used car lot with the SRS MIL illuminated along with their OTC Genisys scanner. I can retrieve this DTC with the scanner: Pending code B1010 - The ignition circuit with the component left rear electronically tuned rec...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM50U62
hey guys, we have this merc that feels like the rev limiter kicks in at 4000 rpm all scan data looks good, ign looks good, replaced fuel filter, tested fuel pressure 31 psi at idle, maybe 41 at cruise. specs call for 38 to 55. replaced fuel pump, [dealer part]...
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1998 Nissan 200SX 2.0L Evap monitor incompl VIN: 1N4AB42D0W
Hello Nissan Techs: I have this 98 200SX that I can not set the readiness status. All monitors have run except the EVAP monitor. I have driven this vehicle for a week, following the ASE generic instructions. I sart the vehicle cold from overnight, idle intil t...
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 14DL01D4YC
This car came in from our other shop after having a "tune up", the car was running poorly at idle prior to tune up parts being changed. I was told the IAT P0110 code was there prior to the tune up as well. I tested the sensor and sure enough it was dead. I ver... Trouble codes: P0110 (Intake air temp sensor)
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D11
hello and thanks in advance, this nissan has a code 420 inefficient cat bank 1, also a pending code 140 no 02 change bank 1 sensor 2, my question is this, can the slow/ no change in 0-2 sensor cause ecm to cause code 420 due to no activity on 0-2 sensor or wil... Trouble codes: 420 (cat convertor ifficiency bank 1), 140 (bank 1 sensor 2 no change pending code)
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8DROY93W
Customer complained after pick up vehicle 'check eng. lite' and driveability problem. Engine operates fine until 2500 rpm then cuts out like loss of fuel. Slow acceleration fine till 2500 rpm. If just step on gas pedal hard surges real bad. On and off. regulat... Trouble codes: P1130
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2005 Nissan 350Z Grand Touring 3.5L Power window VIN: JN1AZ36AX5
We have a customer coming in tomorrow for some work and he called today to tell us that he now has another problem with his car. The customer says that when he drives the vehicle and shuts it off then opens the door, both windows will go all the way down and s...
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1997 Other European DIABLO 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZA9RV37B1V
Need any info about code P1310. Even a code description would be nice...Thanks Trouble codes: P1310
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46C9V
check engine light is on. only code is 52 - fuel system rich, at limit. spark advance will intermittently jump to 128 degrees. replaced cam position sensor. still has same problem. o2 sensors seem to be switching properly. car idles rough, but no misfire codes... Trouble codes: 52 (fuel system rich at limit)
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G2NF52F02
hey guys this car came in running like a lawn mower no miss fire codes or no missfires in data. good fuel pressure 60 psi. no restriction in exaust because i dropped it cat turns cherry red no power almost sounds like it jumped a tooth on the timing chain i ha... Trouble codes: P1171 (cant learn fuel delivery at acceleratio)
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2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G2JB52F35
car comes in with intermit. miss, mostly under a load miss 1 and 4, sometimes cleans itself up and runs good, suddenly 1 and 4 go nuts like a coil gone bad. tested injectors, control mod, plugs, also put a coil assembly from wrecker and got same symtoms, start... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss)
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1983 Porsche 944 2.5L 2 items, Power Window Circuit & Wiper motor delay VIN: WPOAA944DN
Guys, Thanks for any help you offer. ***. Our only Porsche dealer could not help on any wiring or current path info on the ECU diagnostics. Doubtful that the same young man the service advisor hooked me up with will know much about these 25 year old cars. **...
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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L starting circuit VIN: JH4KA7661S
HEY GENTLEMEN THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ALL WHO REPLIED. I REALLY TOOK THIS VEHICLE APART FROM FRONT TO BACK IN SEARCH OF THE ISSUE AT HAND. ANYWAY COULD NOT COME UP WITH A SOLID ANSWER. CHECKED ALL THE POSSABILITIES THAT EVERYONE WHO E-MAILED ME SAID TO CHECK. ...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L steering rack VIN: WAUED64B5Y
Hi all u good people u all have been were I did not want to go, but as u know this is a terrible job. What the f were they thinking about engineering this. Yes I had to move the strut , remove the the cat , and to do this I had to take alot of stuff on the int...
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Cooling System VIN: WAULH6YBX1
Most replies suggested that I check the temperature sensor that is located just under the plastic intake pipe that is fastened to the throttle body. It will be a 4 pin sensor. This sensor is dual function in that it is used by the gauge as well as the engi...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Air Bag VIN: WBAAM533XY
Thank you to all who replied, I have come to the concluson that I will need to install new SRS moduel and code , then see if I can clear Seat belt tensioner codes. If not will need to install new tensioners, I checked the connection and cleaned at tensioners b...
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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBAAN56080
Hi every one. Thanks for all your replys.We have fixed this vehicle whicjh ended up being a cam position sensor. (code p0344). When I scaned this car with my scanner (hanatec) It showed no fault codes. I had acsess it through the BMW softwear in my scanner. As...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L brake booster VIN: WBAGL63492
thanks to scott from hawaii and joseph from R.I. both of their ideas were right on. i replaced the brake booster and all is as it shoud be. i took the booster apart out of curiosity and found the inside to be soaked with engine oil. i also found a small crac...
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1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Stall VIN: 1G6CB53B8N
Thankyou to all who replied,those that mentioned the baffles in the tank breaking up hit the nail on the head.A small piece of the baffle was holding up the float telling the gage there was still more fuel.I fished out all the broken pieces and while I had the...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L radio amplifier VIN: 1GYEK63N24
well with a good wiring diagram from general moptors i was able to determine the amplifier was the actual problem. it had an internal transistor sticking and causing the current draw. thanks to everyone for the help, we did install a new amp and the problem is...
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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LT53TOM
Thanks to everybody that replied. When you cant find whats wrong, find everything thats right!!! All the sensor readings at the sensors themselves ( ref voltage, signal output, ground) and actual batt voltage at the batt and alt were normal. Ordered another...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK14Z0N
First let me thank everyone for their help. Well the culprit was a cracked reluctor ring. I over looked it when I replaced the pickup, but I decided to take a look this morning and there it was. As for the DTC 43, slack in the trans. mount & misfire = DTC 43 I... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC module/Knock Sensor).
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEC19W2T
Well this one is fixed and it has a little twist. We got some excellent tips, which included further inspection of the VSS, fuel filter, crank sensor, distributor, ECM flex, ignition coil, premature TCC and harnass problems. Thanks for all your input, but Da...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Air bag VIN: 1GNDX03E8V
Well, I knew I'd feel silly when I found the problem but I feel really silly. The wire loom runs under the carpet by the park brake pedal. Some time in the past, the holder in the loom was removed, letting the loom rub against a bolt in the floor. I got suspic...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCGG25R8X
Thank you for all your help. Sometimes you do have to go back and check your basics. The idea of using the Motor Vac was excellent. It worked like a charm! The fuel pump was short on volume. Not enough to stall the engine but enough to make it run bad under ... Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 low voltage), P0137 (o2 low voltage), P0151 (o2 low voltage), P0157 (o2 low voltage).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L posible rear diff VIN: 1GCHK23U11
Even though I have seen a bad u-joint causing a vibration on take off and down the road, I have never seen one that causes the brakes to moan and vibrate when appling the emergency brakes only. Trying more things that can cause a vibration in the rear I pulled...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Module Connector VIN: 2G1WB58K56
Thank you Wayne, Aran, Larry, and Tom K for the diagrams. What a great resource. The pin locations for the harness connector were the toughest. I'm guessing Aran and Wayne had access to GM's web site. Anyway, 45 splices later and she runs great. Couldn't ...
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1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L wipers inoperative VIN: 1G49274A9R
Thank you for the tips, this vehicle is done. The fix was that the snap-on scanner was not interfacing correcly with the b.c.m. giving me garbage data, the b.c.m. was not the problem the wiper motor and the climate control head were both bad. many replies conc...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde 3.2L cruise control VIN: C3HD46J5XH
I had three replies and one said to check for codes. I had customer come back and found two codes relating to power to the servo which was probably from me running it unplugged while testing. I erased the codes and told the customer to come back next week to...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 2.4L monitors incomplete VIN: 2B4FP25B5V
OK, we finally got this one done, we had a few responses as to the kind of drive cycle we were doing, we had one suggesting a faulty battery temp sensor,(which was good) and one suggesting reflashing the PCM. Chrysler had issues with this on some of the lebaro...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1B3HD46T9V
Thank you to everyone who replied, I got responses ranging from EGR issues to cam/crank sync issues. As I said I was very nervous about reassembling this head without seeing any tracks from one cylinder to another. The head shop confirmed everything was good m... Trouble codes: P0303, P0306.
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1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L Unknown VIN: 1B7GG22Y7X
Sorry on the delay, the truck was coming back and forth due to being now in service. I wound up having two problems, one was a couple frayed wired contacting each other near the interior fuse panel which left power running through the door lock circuit if I pu...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L shifter indicator VIN: 2B4GP44R9X
THE BATTERY WAS NEWER BUT I RAN A TEST ON THE CHARGING SYSTEM AND IT WAS 15.1 VOLTS WHEN REVED UP. IT SEEMED A LITTLE HIGH SO I PUT A NEW ONE IN AND THE PROBLEM WENT AWAY. STRANGE BUT SIMPLE. THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1D4GP25B23
well this van had a bad o2. After replacing upstream o2 i didnt reset fuel adaptives like i should have. After I did it idled perfect. Van still has slight lack of power but cust declined further diagnosis for now. Thanks for the replies. Special thanks to Lar... Trouble codes: P0132.
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31H4R
The van is fixed.Replacement of the pcm cured all problems.After replacement,several pids were changed ,One it went into closed loop quicker and stayed in closed loop.02 sensor responded quicker.If you tapped on old pcm it would go in and out of closed loop.I ...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Blower motor, dome lights, power windows, radio VIN: 1FMPU18LOX
A lot of replies stating water intrusion in fuse box. Before the post, I removed and took one end of the fuse box apart and did not see any corrosion in the terminals or multi layer cirucuit boards After many people saying it still may be the culprit, I took...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L engine VIN: 1FTNW21S2X
well to sum it all up i did a compression test on it all were good. while i was doing that i decided to noid light the injectors and i found on four of them the the clips that keep the connectors attached to the injectors were missing repaired that then put i...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FTNX20L4Y
I must close this unresolved. the customer declined any further work. we chemically flushed about 50 gallons through it. we removed the hoses and blast flushed with air and water. then power flushed again to remove any loosened particles. we used a pre-mi...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L complete vehicle VIN: 1FAFP5325Y
WELL THANKS TO ALL, I'M HOPING THIS ONE IS DONE. MY ONLY PROBLEM IS THE CAR NEVER ACTED UP FOR ME. AFTER BRADLEY'S POST I WENT BACK AND REMOVED THE 175 AMP FUSE AND SURE ENOUGH IT WAS VERY CORRODED BETWEEN THE FUSE AND CABLES.SO AT THIS POINT I DECIDED TO GO B...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWW33F2Y
Well guys I really want to thank everyone of you, You guys are great, Almost all the replies send me toward the injector nozzles or (cups) I did found 3 of them cracked but replaced all 8 anyway, one of you give me a simple test to see wich bank it was and it ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L air bag VIN: 1FMDU72XXY
i cleaned the contacts on the driver seat plug seems to be fixed
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L lock-up VIN: 1FMZU62E42
WELL THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.. THIS ONE IS GONE WITH FIX..FOUND TSB ON HARNESS TO TRANS FROM COMPUTER..INSTALLED AFTER FURHTER EXPLORATION FOUND SOMEONE HAD BROKEN BOLT OFF IN SONENOID PACK AND HAD DRILLED IT OUT SO HARNESS BOLT WOULD GO IN...IT WOULDN'T TIG...
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2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17W63
The fix for this vehcile was very wierd, the whole time mode 6 and the codes for rich bank 2 through me down the wrong path, the whole time bank 1 had low compression on cyl #2 causing the vehicle to run rich which dosent make any sence since the cats were bur...
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1994 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L vss circuit VIN: 1GTHK34FXR
Quentin hit the nail on the head when he mentioned corrosion building up on the VSS bracket between the bracket and the transfer case casting which in turn increased the air gap of the VSS. One little bump with a chisel and off it came. Road test verified cond...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Reverse lock/bind VIN: 1HGCG1647X
The one reply received from Mark hit the nail on the head. "The reverse hub in the center is in upside down there`s a step on one side of the hub just flip it over. very common misstep hope this help`s Mark" I was worried about some weird hydraulic problem ...
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2004 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL18763
I'd like to thank everyone for the replies, sorry for the late update, but we just got the van back together and can definitly say it's fixed. I began with a valve adjustment, which made little difference to the condition. Further testing revealed a leaky val...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Battery draw VIN: SAJJA41C4Y
I will consider this car fixed when I recieve the new cluster and install it. Thanks Brad from california for letting me know he did three of these repairs in the past. The cluster is on galactic back order and the almighty Jaguar soon to be owned by Tata moto...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S5P
hi want to thank everybody that replied and all were great leads to my problem.the fix was 60 pin connector at the pcm needed cleaned and a couple of the pins tightened up.thanks again. jim Trouble codes: 24 (tps input abovemaximum), 23 (charge temp sensor above maximum value), 11 (no crank position signal), 22 (coolent temp sensor above maximum).
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N8Y
Thanks for all the inputs. I pulled the IAC and the cavity was coated with carbon so I cleaned the throttle body and passages and put a new IAC on it. Idle speed holds around 640. Road tested and all is well. Thanks again.
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L tcc VIN: 1J4GL48K04
This vehicle I found was repaired for the same concern a few months ago, the customer called the other shop and apparently they are going to do a deal to repair it properly. Thanks for the replies, Bob
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L blend door hvac controller VIN: SALPV1647Y
thank you for all that wrote back the blend door motors were at fault we are almost finished with repair . thanks again
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E0N
ERIC, TOLD ME,"There is a 6 wire connector at the front of the intake on the left side that gets filled with water at times--it is sunk down deep toward the front bolts of the intake.Also check the rear spark plug tubes they like to fill with water." Sure eno...
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