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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L rear calipers VIN: WBADD6321W
Hello everyone. Im currently working on a mystery brake problem on a 98 528I. The customer has stated that on two separate occasions the rear calipers on the car have seized up while driving without any warning. Both times the car was left at the shop overnigh...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBADM6348X
Hey Gang, This 5 Series belongs to one of my better customer and is well maintained by this retired gent. The past few months a vexing problem has developed. Shortly after a cold start (usually within five minutes) the engine hickups...cuts out at idle while ...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33453
vehicle originaly came from the body shop for an alignment. service engine soon light was on. ran KOEO self-test. found DTCs P0491 & P0492. performed visual inspection of secondary air system. found loose connector @ air pump. secured plug, cleared codes, road... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Compressor VIN: 2004BMW545
Hello fellow techs. We cannot find any obvious methods for removing the A/C compressor serpentine belt. I've checked MOD & LData too. There is no tensioner pulley as was found in the older models. The belt has only 2 drive points, the crankshaft pulley & the c...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L abs light VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
used car lot vehicle. No history. Service vehicle soon, abs, & traction control lights on. Have car now to the point where lights stay off when car is started and they will not come back on until car is shifted from park to drive or reverse. If I go quickly fr...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L cam cover VIN: 1G6DM57N73
We have estimated replacing leaking cam cover gaskets at 3.5 hours. Not having done this job before, is the time (from Mitchell) reasonable? Upon ordering OE parts, I am told there could be 1 or 2 piece gaskets, and a rumor that the covers tend to warp. Anyone...
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Stall, ICM failures VIN: 1G1JC144XP
We got a real good one here. This unit keeps shorting out the ign. module. We installed a used engine in this unit after sitting in our lot over the winter for 6 months.Engine was replaced for severe overheat and no compression. After install it ran fine and w... Trouble codes: 42 (est grounded or open)
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GCDT19X2W
This truck came in with four wheel drive not working. Replaced the 4x4 module on the pass. side kick panel and everything worked fine for about six weeks. Truck came back with no 4x4 operation. Checked the vaccum switch on transfer case and found the ball to b...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Transfer cas VIN: 1GNEL19W7X
This is for all you techs that get the craziest requests from customers. We got this 99 Astro All wheel drive. No complaints with this van except gas milage. The van is getting the correct gas milage but the customer wants more. We would like to know if someho...
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2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L High idle condition VIN: 1GNDX03E94
This vehicle has been a problem for 2 years. We have never been able to dupicate the high "Runaway Idle complaint untill last time in. The Idle was at 3655 rpm's and I was able to get a snapshot but saw nothing but the rpm's out of spec. This is also a no code...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L no start VIN: 1G1AK52F05
car does not start when ever it wants. no codes, starts for me every time. could it be the pass lock ign..
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L pass side presure system performance VIN: 1GCEC14X95
need help code b0092 w/teck 2 went to pps to flash codes. L E D won't flash codes. both lights work when you turn key on then the air bag off light stays lit
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L shifting VIN: 1GCK23D46F
Help GM Wiring Wizards! This is what I got. My personal truck, '01 Silverado 2500HD, 6.0 with 4L80E. Cooked the tranny. Really want to update tranny to the new 6L80E 6speed. Is there any way to hook into my harness to operate? I don't mind rigging some type o...
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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L TPMS& remote VIN: 3HN567UQWG
both the TPMS and the remote quit working on this truck . all data says the there is a RCDLR remote control door lock receiver but gives no location. also will not go in to TPMS lean mode and remotes do not work. software on the tech 2 does not show a RCDLR al...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Starting VIN: 3C3EL45HXW
Car came into us about a week ago with fuse #8 blown, replaced fuse and blew a few key cycles later, checked iatn for known problems, found overwhelming posts indicating starter problem, replaced starter and customer took vehicle, well fuse blew again about a ...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54G3X
Hello all, This van came in with the MIL light on. The owner said he just doing normal driveng and went into a store. When he came out the light came on. The light is on solid and not flashing. It has been running ok and no other problems noticed. When I put ...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L fuseable link VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
Hello everyone I have a pt cruiser that about 2 weeks ago the customer was installing a new battery and hooked the cables up backwards. He called us the next day and said he had no dash lights and the radio did not work. We found the IOD fuse in the under ho...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7CC26X2V
This truck came in with a no idle problem. When it is cold everthing is fine. After running for a little to get it warmed up and then letting it sit about 5 min. it will start ok but will not idle. It runs ok of idle but is like the idle speed is to slow and w...
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1998 Dodge Neon ACR 2.0L fuel pump fuse VIN: 1B3ES27C9W
Strange situation I think, let me know what you think please. Customer states that the car stalled while driving down the road. Found blown fuse for fuel pump. Replaced fuse, turned ignition to ON position, fuse OK...did not short/blow. Turned ignition to STAR...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7KF23751
customer has replaced injection pump and transfer pump for a code p1689 and stalling. after 30 miles same problem occured. replaced both again,still has same problem. truck came to us and we found fuel filter empty and power to transfer pump is going away.drop... Trouble codes: P1689
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R12
overheats after drive, cooling fans work , discharge air not hot, engine is. upon acceleration, at idle a moan /raspy sound is felt putting hand on upper intake plenum. mor towards rear... antifreeze full, bled, cannot determine flow, teardown timely , any hel...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L alternator VIN: 3B7KF23C72
have an intermittent low/no charge with code 1682 when in no charge state i have good power and ground at alt plug, if i cycle ignition key truck will charge again mabey for a few days and then it quits i have replaced the alternator cleaned and tested batteri...
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X5M
vehicle runs rouph at idle, like a miss fire but it smoothes out at acceleration. I found # 5 cilinder is dead, checked and has good spark, compression, and the injector is pulsing normaly. I dont know if the injector is clogged or not though. I checked the in... Trouble codes: 411 (rpm out of spec-normal curb idle)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L steering to easy VIN: 1FDSF35P23
Power steering started to become way to easy to turn about 2 weeks ago, and as a result the power steering pump seal began to leak. I replaced the pump and the result is still the same steer's way to easy, one finger operation. I am afraid the new pump will fa...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Engine Noise VIN: 1FTPW14565
Thanks in advance for any help. This pickup emits a sound like a diesel engine when running with no set pattern as to when the noise wiil occur. One time you start it, it is noisy, the next time it is quiet. My tech service helped me diagnose it as the variabl...
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1986 GMC C7000 C7D042 7.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GDL7D1E6G
hello to all,and thanks up front to all who respond. truck came to us would hardly run,found rust in filters and carb has holley 4bbl with govenor or overspeed control. throttle plate was worn badly,had bushings installed was still loose but not bad. overhaule...
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1990 GMC G2500 Vandura 4.3L engine VIN: 1GTEG25Z8L
This 4.3 has a rattle noise that sounds like a lifter. Noise seemed to be in the left front of engine, pulled valve covers and checked adjustment. Noise would momentarily go away when adjusting valve at #1 intake then come back. Valve lift was good. We replace...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Exhaust valves VIN: 1GKDT13S52
Any idea what is causing exhaust valves to burn in this motor? Intake valve in #6 cylinder bent, but not burnt. In process of assembly and interested in root cause to prevent repeat failure. Ian Dawkins
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L immobilizer VIN: JNKCV51F84
I have this infinity g35 which has a CAN system problem. I installed a used ecm but and now I am trying to reprogram the immobilizer for the used ECM. I have done this before on nissan's with my X431 scanner. There are 2 types of systems-random and fixed. The ...
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1997 Isuzu NPR 3.5L All shifts VIN: JALC4B1K2V
Good afternoon, This came in with a complaint of a hard shift through all the gears. It also drops out of overdrive with light acceleration. There is no flashing "check trans" light on and when ckecking for codes I get steady flashing. I would like to know wh...
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2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L SRS-Airbag VIN: SAJDA14CO3
Hello Group, We have had a '03 Jaguar XJ8 in the shop for about a week now with the SRS Airbag light on. There are no stored codes of anykind in the fault memory. The SR|S light reset each time the ignition key is cycled off. When the light is cleared with th...
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2007 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KNAFE12297
This car came in late on friday night, and the above complaint. on hard accel, will hesistate, and almost die. i put almost ten miles on it, with no problems, or indications of one. At best, it feels like a defuel to produce a soft upshift, other than that, no... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM82W4X
Customer stated engine loses power, I drove vehicle and can verify concern by driving it on to freeway on ramps, speeds of about 40 MPH, long sweeping LEFT TURNS ONLY, TRAC ACTIVE message comes on, ABS wheel speed sensor pids freeze at about 40 MPH, although t...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Dash Warning Display VIN: 5LMEU88H34
Thanks to all in advance. Tire Pressure Sensor Malfunction illuminates when starting and when driving. tested all sensors found one dead and replaced, energized all with snap-on tool and scanned module to see if it could see them all and it does. Warning still...
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2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28A24
Hi group, first thank you for your time. This 2004 mazda 3.0l came in with a blinking ses light and misfire at all times. Replaced coil no.4 and coil boots, also leaky vacuum hose in back of the manifold, codes erased felt a big change, but there it goes as so... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304 (misfire cyl no. 4)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L abs/asr/cruise control VIN: WDBGA51E1N
Good evening fellow techs!! Just hoping that somebody has already been down this road and can save both myself and my customer some time and cash by heading me toward known problem areas that might cause this problem. Fuse #23 blows after a couple days of use....
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L poor accel VIN: WDBRF61JX1
Hey guy 2001 MB c-240 no check engine light and no codes but the car has no power or little power under load replaced maf still no change tried another maf thinking bad seed still no change kind of stumped fuel press is right in spec any suggestions would be a...
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6531T
Customer called me because of CEL. He started "repairs" himself by reading codes with a pocket code reader. Original codes were P0401 and P0171. Customer replaced DPFE sensor to repair P0401 and replaced O2 sensor to repair P0171. Of course the O2 sensor wa... Trouble codes: P0171 (O2 sensor Bank indicating lean)
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1994 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Pedal hight to low VIN: JA7LS21G7R
I need help! When cable on clutch broke I replaced it with one from Napa. I check cable to find rust in center and had been rubbing as well. The Pedal was still low with cable adjusted all the way out. Let customer have vehicle back until I could Due Clutch in...
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1998 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AM84J5W
the car came in for a missfire and a check engine light on. trace down codes and found a code p0303. missfire in # 3 cylinder. drove the car and yes under load at operating temp. engine misses ran scope on it in the shop but cant load it because its a manual w... Trouble codes: P0303
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1971 Nissan 240z 2.4L parking brake cable. VIN: HLS3028272
First time in 40 years I have seen this. The parking brake cable caught on fire and melted most of the insulation off. This is a one piece cable that runs from both rear wheels to the hand brake asm. I see no way for the cables to catch fire it does not come c...
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1990 Nissan 240SX 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1MS36P1M
Vehicle came in on the hook. The car is an employees brothers car. It recently was in the shop because it couldn't run with the K&N filter on it. The kid totally saturated the filter and the motor couldn't breath. I cleaned the filter and the car ran great. N...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR075Y1
Greetings Nissan master techs. I have been humbled by several recurring misfire codes and now a cat efficiency code. Initially the customer noticed severe hesitation on acceleration that became worse after warm up. The plugs were original so were replaced, as ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0430, P1320
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cooling system VIN: 5N1ED28Y32
This truck overheats about once every 6 weeks. Our shop replaced the head gaskets 2 years ago to try and fix this problem and ever since it has come back with a overheating problem. The radiator when the truck comes in is low in coolant and I cant find where i...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D73
Hi everyone, Need alittle help with this nissan. I recieved it from another shop. Had a code p0011 in it when it came in new head gasket installed). I pulled the advance pully apart to check the vains and the valve. The last shop took it apart before.I install... Trouble codes: P0011
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2005 Nissan Quest 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U94
This van has a multiple misfire code that is driving me nots. I smoked it to make sure there were no leaks and could find none. Checked MAF and everything seems normal. Looked at the front plugs and they are platinum and appear not to be in bad shape. My scann... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire)
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L power steering pump VIN: 1G3NL12E82
Vehicle came in with power steering pump shaft sheared off, no power assist, fluid full. replaced with AC Delco pump & reservoir unit. Flushed refilled with p/s fluid. Vehicle came back approx. 2 weeks and 1,000 miles later low on fluid and growling. checked a...
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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Surge, VIN: 2G2WSF4225
right off idle mostly felt in gear is a surge. if you take off fast you don't feel anything only at slow take off do you feel this problem.speeds less the 15mph. watching the tech 2 the egr is command on 90-95% when you feel this problem. removed the egr to ma...
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1992 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JT2SW22N5N
Have this mr2 that cuts out over 4,000 rpm. scope & checked ignition seems ok but cannot load up. any ideas? Fuel pressure ok.
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1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT2STL1N01
The car came in on the hook, it had stalled on the road. Of course it fired right up and ran fine. I drove it for five miles and no problems. Checked fuel pump motor pattern,did a pressure test and volume test,changed fuel filter and returned to owner. It came...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE29M1Y
Help!! This Jetta was sent to us by another shop that had the battery disconnected for 3 days and it wouldn't start then. It was driven to that shop. We thought that it was probably needing the idle adaptation reset. We reset it with the VAG-COM (it then read ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L long crank VIN: 3VWSP29M52
Hi Techs. This is the second TDI I have seen with an extended crank issue. Never got a chance to fix the last one but I would like to get this one. Customer states that every morning in heated garage that he experiences extended crank time. Starts better when ...
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1FA8946K
Customer picks up the car and within about 20 miles the CEL came back on along with a poor idle. We check it out and find a small vacuum leak along with a dead 02 sensor. WE repaired both, car runs fine, no codes return. Customer wants us to pay for the 02 s... Trouble codes: 312 (232 - Fuel trim), 232 (Fuel trim), 113 (Fuel trim 02)
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Bad cluck VIN: YV1LZ56D7X
Hello Friend's I have this customer that had this problem with is transmission its a four speed Automatic all wells Drive, in fourth gear the Transmission make a real bad noise, like if you hit a pot hole in the road or a spring coming loose all at one that h...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUED64B01
Thanks to all for your responses.Thanks to Mark for the phone consultation. "Rob from Ohio" had the correct track on this one. After chasing down all the various diagnostic codes and usual fixes we approached the diagnosis from a different perspective. On... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random/Multiple Misfire), 16490 (Manifold / Barometric pressure sensor implausible signal - int), 16730 (Camshaft position sensor - implausible signal - intermittent), 16686 (Cylinder 2 misfire), 16487 (Mass air flow sensor Signal too high - intermittent).
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2004 Audi A8 4.2L interior air flow VIN: WAUML4YE24
After discussing the possibilities with the customer, he has decided to either live with it or venture off to the Dealer. since we showed him how to make it function manually. He was ok with that for now. The Evaporator was not freezing, it was definately a c...
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1988 BMW 325is 2.5L Tach VIN: WBAAA1307J
I think it's fixed! Thank's to those who replied, especially Charles [...], who thought a 3 volt square wave was too low. I tested the signal again and i did have 11.5 volts so that confirmed the ECM was ok. I double checked all the feeds and ground and deci...
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHE6324S
The six replies were appreciated, but were all common problems with 8cyl engines of this vintage. What ended up fixing the vehicle was to have the fuel injectors ultrasonically cleaned and bench tested.
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14K2R
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE INPUT IT ENDED UP BEING A BROKEN FEED WIRE (ORANGE WIRE AT ECM)THE SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT WAS NOT LIT DURING KOEO ONE OF YOU MENTIONED TO CHECK THIS AND THET HELPED LEAD ME TO CK ALL POWER AND GROUNDS
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 2GCFK29S4S
Thank you all for your help! Customer came back and informed me that that was the third fuel pump and the most recent only had 500 miles on it. after some trouble shooting replaced oil pressure switch as the pump signal was not being maintained.
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L temp blend door VIN: 1GNDT13W8W
A "temp blend door actuator" fixed this unit. Replies verified that it should have a smooth sweep on the scope with no spikes. Thanks for the help.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L serp belt VIN: 453BK435OW
First I want to thank everyone, you guys are great. Well Im a believer Bill [...] nailed it! By simply switching to a bando belt the noise is gone. How would of thunk it. The bando belt has a soft backing as opposed to all the other belts we used including good...
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2005 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDV23EX5
Motor from an 03 fixed it. Yay. Throttle snaps perfect now and no more intermittent dying. To be noted!!! Mainly because the junk yards out there seem to be unaware of a difference in these year motors (we caught hell from ours trying to swap this motor, say...
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2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L water pump VIN: 2C3HD46R22
many, many thanks to all who replied - cannot say I appreciate the help enough! It was indeed the water pump and changing it out did the trick, there was a moment of anxiety a couple of comeback times though - the valley between the heads was not cleaned and ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Unknown VIN: 2B6LB31Z8Y
i check the pressure on the moulder valve to scanner and the reading was 0 so i replace the valve thanks 4 all your help guys keep up the good work!!!
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7HU18N12
i have been waiting for customer to bring truck back to me and he has not and i cant get in touch with him. if he does come in i will post what i find. i did get some information from members that included pcm, wiring rubbing driveshaft, chip, and abs moduel. ... Trouble codes: P0601.
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2005 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HB4848N
First, to all the guys thanks for your time ,Ramon you were spot on with the theory ,when driveing I could see the LT trim bank 2 go down(-10%) because of a rich condition but when it leaned out it made the bank 2/2 02 sensor would go lean(.095v) and only on b... Trouble codes: P2098 (fuel trim lean downstream bank2).
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L front auto hubs engagement/disengagement VIN: 1FTWW33F5X
Hi and thanks to all the tecs who replied to this Ford problem. Brian from Main hit this on the head. Didn't find alot of information on these hubs in Mithcell or Alldata. Did find the TSB for drilling a 5/8" hole in end of axle. Brian explained that these aut...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTNF21L72
installed new pcv valve and owner is driving truck to verfify fix thanks for the input on this repair mark
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P94
its fixed...the aftermaket programmer harness connector @ the engine harness was full of water...i installed the orginal cam and crank sensors and i did confirm they were bad...so lesson learned dont pressure was wiring harnesses...thanks rick...i just read ur... Trouble codes: P0620 (gen. con. circuit), P0623 (gen lamp cont.), P1148 (gen 2 circuit), P2614 (cam signal open), P2617 (crank signal open).
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Variable Cam Timing VIN: 1HCG5644XA
We didn't fix the vehicle, the local Honda shop fixed it. Customer took it back to the Honda Dealer that performed the first repair and raised Cain with them 'cos it STILL wasn't fixed. The information we got back fro the dealer was that there was an oil pre...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L No Start VIN: KMHFU45D11
I finally fixed this car with help from another shop. I had it towed there after spending about eight hours checking wire harnesses and cam and crank sensor waves. I checked the amp ramps on the coils with low amps probe and Vantage. Kept firing in intake li...
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1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JACDJ58V1T
Hello again gang. 96 Trooper passed smog and engine light is now off. What I did was I got another 96 Trooper in for an engine replacement. I removed the EGR tube off the old engine and cleaned it out with brake cleaner and a long brush. I removed the replacem...
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1988 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1JCNT7894J
The Jeep is fixed. As suggested by Robert & Dave we took another carefull look at the flywheel. Apond very carefull inspection could see a few small indentation on two sensor holes. Removed flywheel and compared with new and old on bench could see the damage t...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L All Gages VIN: 1J4FA29P81
We will call this a FIX, because our question was answered. Most stated not to try used cluster. This what we had decided,just needed a Team answer! We sent cluster off for repair. Many Thanks to All
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L speedometer VIN: 1J4GL58K62
I switched the country code to Mexico and then switched it back to USA and the problem was solved. thanks for the help
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Service indicator VIN: SALJMO4587
It seems that on the 2006 and later Range Rovers there was a manual reset using the gauge cluster originally designed into the vehicle. At some point it seems the decision was made to deactivate this feature. The process made it into some Tech Data books but ...
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2002 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Code P400 VIN: JM1TA22132
Thanks for all the great replies. It seems the EGR valve intake manifold passages were restricted. We used BG's Induction System Cleaner with the EGR port attachment to inject the chemical into the intake manifold. We did both intake & exhaust ports for the EG... Trouble codes: P0400.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L EPC/ASR Light VIN: WDBGA70EXT
Sorry about the late post.Customer was on 30 day cruise.Found wiring harness to be the problem.After stripping off the harness wrap at the trans connector,the trans fluid had soaked though the wire insulation and then was baked by the exhaust heat.Lesson learn...
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge VIN: BVMRWEAPOJ
vacum line split coming off intake thanks guys for the help
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2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L cooling fan VIN: MITSECLIPS
Hi, all members: I got the answer by mesauring another vehicle.The fixed frequency (HZ) for the PWM signal sent from ECM is 3.94KHz.The PWM signal is 0-5V square wave. Thank you very much.
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1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD16Y1H
thanks to those techs that took time out to reply to me. unfortunatly this vehicle is still sitting here. I am having to work on it in my down time, and will continue to. I have double checked all wires to and from pcm, tried a new distibutor(which houses the ...
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N4BU31D7S
Thank to everyone. After checking everything i held down the costumer to read their mind. And low and behold they remembered that all this started after their father put plugs in that he got from the three best friends your car ever had. You know it. Pep boys.... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor).
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L no.19 fuse blows VIN: 1N4AL11D03
Jeffery from New Jersey won the prize it was the left sunvisor, the wires on the plug had rubbed the roof and cut the wiring. Thanks for everyone who took the time to read and post help. Thanks Ricky
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2006 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L hvac VIN: 2CKDL73F26
Unfortunately, I was not able to spend any more time with this diagnosis because the customer needed the car back after the first day. I do have a much better understanding of the system thanks to all of your posts but the customer is going to the dealer with ...
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2005 Scion xB 1.5L vsc and trac control plus mil ligtn on VIN: 5TLKT32405
thanks ben for your reply. the fix for this one was tha a faund a wire damage to the vss sensor close to the fire wall due to a pack rat.
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Trans shift speed and K/D sensitive VIN: JT3VN39W9S
Thanks for all the feedback. The ECT tube sounds like a good possibility, however this customer is difficult to work with. Expects a 30 minute fix for all the problems and not committed to spend $$ and time diagnose properly. All the replies are appreciated an...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L upshift VIN: 4T1BG22K2V
the customer said that if changing the trans fluid was all it needed he could do that himself and if that didn't fix it he would bring it back and he hasn't been back so i guess that fixed it. thanks for all the help
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L timing VIN: 2T1BR12EXY
after checking the timing marks numerous times and verifying they were in correct alignment also tested the oil control valve by appling 12v to the valve i could make the valve work with engine at an idle road tested for 35 miles before ck lite came on again...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1BF288XY
Thank you all for the excellant guidance. As several of you all predicted I had a bad injector. I swaped #2 for # 4 and the cold start miss moved with it. Replaced injecter all is good... Thank you all again! Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI 1.9L drivetrain VIN: WVWRR61J35
Thanks to all who replied. As mentioned in the previous update we went over all the clutch and transmission components with a fine tooth comb and found absolutely nothing we could hang our hat on. The crankshaft endplay was almost imperceptible but in somewhat...
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