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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L phantom draw
Have put quite a few hours in on this so far. If vehicle is left for more than 1 day battery goes flat. With meter hooked up there is a 0.3A draw at KOEO. Have checked all aftermarket systems, no luck. The phantom load will disappear intermittant;y when car is...
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1989 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: ZARBA5648K
This car is driving me crazy! Please help! Performed valve job (heavy smoke # 2@ 70psi) replaced all ignition cap rotor wires plugs and etc... idle co are high as well as hc's-car will idle fairly well- but when driven it has a bad hesitation off idle and will...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L automatic level control VIN: WAUYP64B11
One for the Audi Gurus out there,I replace a level sensor on the left front to cure a fault code,after replacing it I went to set the basic settings as instructed in AllData using our VAG1552.I can get thru the log in process thru entering the height setting o...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L 2-3 shift VIN: WBADD632XW
transmission wont shift properly and has code 19 asc interface (for eng & trans) and abs codes 33, 7 for lf wheel speed sensor also has code 67 continous controldue to interference. it seems obvious that i need a wheel sensor (does it come oe with harness pigt...
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2005 Buick Allure CX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WJ56265
This vehicle comes in with check engine light on. Comes on after about a week after reset. Use Scan tool to close solenoid and did a smoke test, no leak found. Replace Fuel Cap, still comes on. Help!!! Trouble codes: P0445
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1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5290R
This is very low milage one owner car. It belongs to a 89 year old widow & it only gets driven once a week for about 6 miles. The only complaint is servce engine light is on with these 2 codes. Car runs great otherwise. She said it backfired yesterday 1 time. ... Trouble codes: P0025, P0041
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1993 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2GCEG25K7P
This one is driving me crazy!! This very regular customer brought his van in with a stumble upon heavy accel. If you just tap the pedal, it stumbles and almost stalls. After a lot of time put into it i noticed that the injectors just dump a pile of fuel if you...
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L slip yoke VIN: 1GTEC14Z7S
ON THIS 2WD PICKUP I TRY TO REMOVE DRIVESHAFT to replace u-joints 1 pc shaft, and u know that the slip yoke will not slip out of the output shaft like normal. I had to hammer the hell out of the yoke for it to come out. inch by inch it came out. no rust on spl...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Steering and Brakes VIN: 1GCHK33J5W
Hello, I have this Chevy 3500 dually with a 7.4 engine. The steering wheel, Hydroboost unit, all lines and the brake pedal vibrate severly at all times. I have disconnected the steering wheel rotational sensor which did not change anything. I have flushed the ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L seat tracks VIN: 2GCEK19T4X
Howdy, Again, This Silverado is one of many GM trucks that present the complaint of the seats moving back and forth while driving. The cause is the seat track/worm gear is loose and allows about 3/8 inch movement of the seat when accelerating/braking. It looks...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 LS 5.7L Engine VIN: 1GCEC19R9X
This truck came in with the starter hanging by the wires, and the nose of the starter broken. I turned the engine over to make sure it wasn't locked up. Installed a new starter and bolts, and it immediately bent both bolts. I checked the engine again, and it s...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L fuel gage VIN: 3GNFK16R8X
fuel tank reads full to long checked voltages from VCM to sender should be 5 volts have 6.7 to sender can manually operate gage with scan tool works ok test wiring expected to have all wires to fuel pump go to open when i disconnected C3 and C1 at the VCM blac...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, extended cranking VIN: 1GCHK33JXY
Truck came in cust complained of long cranking times worse when warm . Checked for codes none found also test drove no problem with running / driveing . Cust also complained that was low on power at times when pulling trailer up hill (with 863 bobcat on 10,000...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, IDLES HIGH VIN: 1GNDXO3ED3
thanks in advance i actually have two vehicles doing the same thing one is mine .after avan is warmed up especially on hot days the engine rpm increases as high as 4000 rpm in park or drive. shut van off and restart it will imost times idle normal until you pu...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Misfire VIN: 2G1WF52EX3
This Impala runs very good since the convertor was replaced but the fuel trim numbers at idle are: long term-14 and short term -2 to -6. According to the scan tool it misfires on deceleration for just a second. It does this every time if you rev the engine whi...
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KL1TD52695
This car came in with a check engine light on, had code p0106, MAP sensor, found vaccuum line split to sensor, replaced both line & sensor... Vehicle will want to stall & cut out under accelleration, only when cold, once warmed up, it is fine...We think it's a... Trouble codes: P0106 (map sensor performance)
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L coolant VIN: 2CEHE66G8X
Customer states that they had radiater replaced and system flushed and since then it has had a coolant leak. We went over vehicle with pressure tester attached and can find no external leak however there is coolant on the structural collar, we pulled collar an...
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1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1B7GG26X8K
customer only drives 20 to 30 miles a week, car idles poorly, started with a tuneup, improved it some, but still doesnt idle correctly. checked with a scope, spark lines jumps around, pattern looks good, but jerky. gas smells old, suggested customer drive for ...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D7HA18D35
We just want to know what type of idle quality is to be expected.I feel this engine is to rough.We are Ford people.You can feel the roughness in the cab.Two of the engines had low compression, reason for replacement.Dodge Techs. PLEASE help!
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1FAPP36U8P
Hello all. I'm a bit lost in this one and hoping for some Ford gurus out there to say ahaa! This car came in for a runs poorly and high idle (3000 rpm) condition. I found right off that it had a misfire and quickly narrowed it to a bad plug wire. However, I ne...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEE14Y4S
Vehicle came in for state inspection. during the dyn run, melted the vmas hoses. failed for nox. replaced cat converters and o2 sensors, passed emmission test, however, still running lean. cats will start to glow after a while of driving. replaced the mass air... Trouble codes: 136 (No EGO HO2S-1 Switch - Lean Exhaust bank 2), 172 (EGO Not Switching Lean Exhaust - Bank 1)
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, theft light flashes VIN: 1FMNU43S2Y
OK ford techs I need help. This truck came into the shop with a no start complaint but of course the truck started just fine. I checked for codes, had the previous codes. I noticed after running truck for an hour, the truck would die but start back up. Finally... Trouble codes: B2103 (pats transceiver ckt fault), U1262 (slp data fault), J1850 (bus), P1100 (maf snsr intermittent)
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24271
van was in a few months back for a maintenance and running rough,.then was a code P0303, cylinder 3 misfire,..had WDS on it with the octopus and watching ignition patterns,.3 and 4 were bad, replaced coil pack problem gone, replaced wires and plugs due to mile... Trouble codes: P0302
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: IFAFP34PX3
installed new timing belt and tensioner... as spec- but the belt is still too loose and has to much slac too let it good back with cus..anyone ever have this prob
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L rf speed sensor VIN: 1FTSF21Y86
This truck came in with an c1145 rf speed sensor input fault. I have cleared the code and this one comes back in a block or 2. While driving it I watch the sensor on the scanner and I haven't seen it drop out. I don't want to throw a $215 sensor at It when I a...
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1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19X2T
this truck came in with the check engine light on, code p0420, catalyst efficiency low, ...the pre and post cat o2 sensors were both ranging from below .100 to .900 rapidly very similar to the 2 front o2 sensors...removed the cat, it looked good, but was a lit... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency)
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2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 6.5L Fuel filter. VIN: 1GTHK33F7Y
Has anybody seen this before. The fuel manager filter is getting a vast amount of what appears to be small metal particals in it. Changed lift pump, filter continues to collect a vast amount of small metal particals. Any and all help would be appreciated.
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2004 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L trailer wire VIN: 1GKET16S94
Hey everyone. Going to install trailer brake controller on this truck. The wiring diagram shows blunt cut wires for the power feed and brake output for the brake controller hookup. I looked under dash but didnt see them. Does anyone know where the are hiding??...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Power Windows VIN: KMHWF25S72
Right front and both rear windows inop. Replaced Drivers side switch twice and seemed to have fixed problem but problem reoccurs after about a week. Noticed when instaled switch again that if you toggle the window lock button drivers switch will not opperate a...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SB12B23
Hi folks. This santa fe primarily acts up idling in gear at stops. It seems as if it wants to stall idling in gear at stops. Customer puts it in neutral & gives it some accelerator to keep it from stalling. No pattern to this. Today it stalled at freeway speed...
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1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L compressor VIN: JNKNGO1C9L
help. My friend ask me to replace his ac compressor. Due to an old car and money was a big issue, he opt for suposededly a good pump. This is the third good pump now. Seem like every pump, the high side only pump up to 50 psi, the low side around 30. Does any...
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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L brake pedal VIN: JA1B4B14X2
hi guys my isuzu flatbed service truck has a very low pedal all of a suden the pedal goes almost to the floor and it will pump up after one or 2 pumps. 3 days later the abs light came on too. we checked and replaced the front brake pads and no change. this tru...
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB121X1
Vehicle came in with a no start, was able to get fuel pressure with test pin under hood. No spark, tested crank senor, cam sensor, TPS, & MAF. Mostly wiring between sensor and ECM All tests good, after each test attempted to start, no start. Tested IAC after t...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNLM81W5V
Lincoln town car..Elect climate control. Orig problem: Blend door will not move from heat position. Checked power/grounds @ servo motor, ok. removed connections from climate control module and manually forced servo to move in both directions with no binding. A...
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1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BC1413V
Hope some of you Mazda techs have seen this one before. The car runs great & idles great until you turn the AC on. The engine idles normal at about 800 rpm's. If you turn AC on, it drops to about 250-300 rpm's and acts like it wants to die. Cleaning fuel injec...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L 6thgear VIN: JM1FE17301
mazda tecs please help if you can
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C35
This car drove into the shop with a bad rod knock.Warranty co.had job tied up for a month.Just got the replacement motor in today.Crank no start,no spark or injector pulse. Code p0355,ckp malfuntion.I have a good waveform at the pcm. 2volts pos. to 2 volts neg... Trouble codes: P0355 (ckp circuit malfunction)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E1R
can anybody provide good code descriptions, i pulled them under the hood with snap on modis, i have alldata and there are no good wiring diagrams or code charts, that must be why i hate when these come in. this is a nice clean well maintaned car. if anybody ca... Trouble codes: 02 (lh1), 17, 34 (lh2)
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Charging VIN: 4A3AA46G6Y
This vehicle came to us from another shop. We have no idea what they did other than replace the alt. It still wont charge properly and the light is on, on the dash. Alldata is not much help on this thing and neither are the wiring diagrams. As stated before, t...
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1986 Nissan Stanza XE 2.0L No Start VIN: JN8HM05YOG
Got myself up the creek with this one... Guy brought it in with half the engine still disassembled, he replaced the head and couldn't get it started. I shoulda kicked him and his Nissan loose, but he paid cash in advance(I figured that would get him gone...), ...
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1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L clutch VIN: JN1MS36P7P
This vehicle came to me from another shop after clutch was replaced. The complaint was that the clutch pedal sinks to the floor ... Pulled trans. and redid entire job once again using OEM parts incl. clutch complete replacement and replacing clutch master and ...
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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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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L overheats VIN: 1G2JB5246V
Hello everyone! We need help with this vehicle. The vehicle will over heat even after all the above (see related history. We replaced the head gasket, had the cylinder head pressure tested by our local machine shop. Vehicle still over heated. Head gasket leak ...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G2FS32K4X
hi this is michael from stewarts automotive in sacramento. we have gotten a 1999 pontiac firebird with a misfire issue. scanned for codes got a p0300 random misfire, thats it no cylinder number or any other info. drove the car on the freeway 60mph or so it wou...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L transmission VIN: 1G2WK52JX2
Customer complant is harsh shifts intermitten. and low on fluid after replaceing trans lines and radiator fluid stays up but still has the harsh shifts with code 1811 I can't get it to act up or set code even after using freeze fram.
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8JW52R0Y
Vehicle had been running decent except the customer was complaining of a buck/surge. Scanned computer, no codes. Oxygen sensors B1S1 and B2S2 both are constantly around 1000mv. Opened main vaccum line to brake booster to try and lower the sensor readings but t...
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2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Charging VIN: JF1SF63572
Help!! checked out this subaru and found that it was not charging found fuse blow under hood that said meter (srs Lamps)The dash light, cluster, tach also is out when fuse is blown i replaced alt. with new subaru one fuse blew again about an hour later. cant s...
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1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L no spark VIN: JS31TE21V9
Schematics for this truck are not very descriptive. My first question is what is the third wire (black with orange)on the coil for. Shopkey schematics doesn't show it. I ohmed it to power and ground -- it measures 780 between both. I don't know if this is an i...
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2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4T3ZF13C21
Ive got a 01 toyota sienna mini van. customer complains of hesitation or jerking under load. i drove the vehicle and could not duplicate the complaint but it did have a missfire code for cyl. number 2 and 5. i did a tune-up and cleared the codes. customer brou...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 2T1BR12E11
hello group i got this car,it came in with a check engine light coming on retrieved code and po171 found,so just like the other corollas came in before,replacing thre maf sensor took care ot the problem so it did,customer pick the car but came back on a hook a...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L vsc VIN: 5TDZT38A72
Toyota and Lexus Gurus's... lend me your ears.Trac Off and VSC light have been on for almost a year.Code C1231(steering angle sensor in ABS/VSC module)in memory(current and history).There WAS NO DATA from the sensor.Power was at the sensor connection,so...we s...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69M42
vehicle came in with check engine light on and epc lights on.. codes p1639 and p1630. went through aldata steps and replaced accelerator pedal accordingly.. reset codes immediately. vehicle has no power seems like quarter throttle max. tested wiring again all ... Trouble codes: P1639, P1630
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6DW527XP
MANY THANKS.To all who responded.peeled this car like an onion some hack shop welded a universal converter on this car.replaced it. it helped, but not all the way.moved timing back to 0 degrees from [...] advanced when it came in.also ran gm top engine cle...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KD54Y13
WELL GUYS IT APPEARS THE THE EXTRA EFFORT WE PUT INTO THE FUEL SYSTEM CLEANING DID THE JOB. WE USE A MOTORVAC MACHINE. AGAIN, WE RAN THROUGH HALF THE SYSTEMS CYLCE. STOPPED THE MACHINE AND LET THE CHEMICALS SIT IN THE ENGINE FOR ABOUT 15 MINUTES THEN COMPLETED...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on
Appreciate all the replies, but I was careful to cover all the basics.I just had to step back a minute and think-engine is mechanically sound, all sensors reading properly, but fuel trims trying to subtract fuel,external fuel possibilities eliminated,fuel pres... Trouble codes: P0172.
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GBFG15ROV
After checking Fuel presure and watching leak down checked exhaust back pressure all was good removed P.C.M. looked inside it was full of corission replaced P.C.M. van runs good Many thanks. Trouble codes: P0132, P0135 (h02s heater circuit bank 1 sensor i), P0152 (ho2s circuit high voltage bank two sensor one), P0154, P0155.
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16R8X
thanks for all the good advise. 55 psi is not enough to make the engine start when cold, I replaced the pump and it solved the problem. pump now has 63 psi.
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1ND52J41
Thank you to all who responded to my help request. It may look the samr as the old heater core box but to no avail everyone including alldata were right on. Had to suck it up and do the dash. Was having to do it under warrenty from another long gone tech who d...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no head lights at nite VIN: 1YW835HJE9
GOOD DAY FIRST I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANKS FOR THE RESPONCES I GOT AND SORY IT TOOK SO LONG TO POST THE FIX IT TURNED OUT TO BE THE MULTIFUNCTION SWITCH IT WAS BURNED INTERNALLY SWITAK WAS REPLACED ALL IS WELL
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Will not run when put in gear VIN: 1G1YY22G27
What a pain in the butt... Thanks for all the replies but none really helped much. The third time it came back we did find we had power at the relay all the time with the key on so I'm sure thats why the relay burn up. It was only made to click back and fou...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L unknown VIN: 1C3AL46J94
Finally this one is fixed, We recieved 11 great replies, here is what we did we removed the sway bar and test drove noise got worse.. torqued the subframe bolts and a arm bolts we even removed and inspected a arm no prob found.. several of you said tie rod ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP44R3V
Hi all. Thank you all for responding. The dealer replaced the trans-axle less then a year ago, and there are a fairly good shop, so I had not looked too hard at the flywheel, and it was not the issue in this case. Once I had the communications back, I ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Can sensor circuit).
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7MC3366X
AIRTEX HAS STRUCK AGAIN,TRANSFER PUMP WAS OVER PRESSURE HOT,18 IS TO HIGH ,INJECTOR PUMP BY-PASSES,WILL NOT START HOT,WILL RUN ALL DAY,WENT TO M AND D DIESEL,PURCHASED CUMMING'S PUMP WORKED PERFECT.THANKS TO ALL THAT OFFERED HELP.IT ALL COMES DOWN TO QUALITY P... Trouble codes: P1689.
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2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Compressor VIN: 2B3KA53H37
Thanks to those who responded, very good suggestions. Barry, the cooling fans were found to be working when I jumped the A/C relay. Allen, I should have mentioned in my post that it is an MTC system and the compressor was found to be ok when the relay was jump...
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1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTES14N0K
again thanks for all the help. Everybody had some good ideas. I had already check the computer for coolant damage when I removed it to hook up my brake out box. I took it apart just to make sure and found no edvidence of coolant on the circuit board. Went back...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: 1FTDF15Y7M
Replaced the ECM and fixed this truck. Took almost 6 days to get a new ECM! Thanks Lamar, Chris and Sandor! As Sandor and Raymond explained to me this system is not a sequetial injection meaning that half of the injectors fire at one time then the other half. ...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L rear brakes VIN: 2FMDA5145W
Thanks Rob ,the shoes were glazed.Installed new shoes.problem solved.Thanks to all for the help. AJS
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1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L timing chain guide VIN: 1FAFP46V8X
Well so far the quest for the cheap fix is unsuccessful. The owner being an engineer thought he could call ford and talk to one of their engineers about it. Yeah, right, good luck with that,,, Anyway thanks for the help I got and if anything changes I'll repos...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L losing coolant into oil VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
Well guys ,I now think I can give you the cause of this 5.4 Expedition coolant leak. It appears that a leak near the back of the right side of the engine caused a loss of coolant and WATER was used to refill(winter in Ohio)so the water froze in the passage ...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L temp gauge VIN: 1FTRX17292
Thank you to all you replied I took out thermostat flushed the block and the heater core with water hose it seems to have fixed the problem must of had restricted flow somewhere
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Power Locks VIN: 1FAFP53U22
OK Ive fixed it. The problem was 4 bad door lock actuators. I unpluged all of them and not one would would work on its own. They updated the design and a friend at the dealer said they have seen this before. Thanks for the help guys. I never seen 4 go at once ...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPV18L03
I SHOULD HAVE SPECIFIED THIS IS A COIL ON PLUG IGNITION. IM CALLING IT FIXED WITH A SET OF NEW SPARK PLUGS. RUNS WITH MORE POWER NOW, AND FUEL TRIMS HAVE SETTLED DOWN TO +/_ 5%. I STILL SUSPECT A WEAK COIL MAY SHOW UP IN THE FUTURE, BUT GETTING RID OF THE.090 ... Trouble codes: P0320 (p0354- ign failure cyl4), P0354 (ign failure cyl4), P0355 (icn failure 5), P0356 (ign failure 6), P0358 (ign gfailure 8).
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW07653
Thanks for all the replies. Checked everything that was suggested other than pulling valve covers off. We suspect cam timing to be the issue. Customer was not willing to allow any further inspection, rather he has taken his vehicle and will drive it as is. ... Trouble codes: P0175.
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2006 GMC Envoy XL Denali 5.3L starter VIN: 1GKET66M06
After getting a wiring diagram i checked key on powers to fuse #50,44,35, behind drivers seat and # 16,17 under hood, some had power and some did not and those work off the key switch power. i replace the ignition switch , did the relearn process for the pass...
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L idle VIN: 1HGEJ1128S
I replaced i.a.c it took care of the problem.thanks to all that offered their help.
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L compressor VIN: 4HGEJ6678X
thanks to every one that helped this is what we found. the vehicle was slightly overheating i could not tell by the guage in the dash, but when i pulled it up on the scanner it would be 212-230 so i replaced the thermostat and flushed the coolant and retested....
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L cooling system VIN: SAJDA01N81
Most replies said to use a vaccum system.Expensive tool for what should be a simple procedure.Decided to do it the old fashion way. Removed the top hose, stuck on a hose with a 90 deg bend and filled the radiator until coolant came out of the top hose still a...
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2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L stop lamps VIN: SAJDA24C22
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO REPLIED. IT WAS A BAD MODULE,THERE WAS NO WATER IN MODULE.TOOK IT TO DEALER AND THEY REPLACED MODULE AND PROGRAMMED IT.IT'S FUNNY THEY HAD IT IN STOCK.PARTS MAN SAYS THEY DO ALOT OF THEM
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1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Accessories VIN: 4F4ZR17X9W
well i got a fuel sending unit from the dealer.it was about a hundred dollars more .but its work ok now. thanks for the help.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L seat belt motor VIN: WBD8667907
Thanks for all the replies, I took a gander at the unit and saw that that the extender function really is for convienance in accesing the belt strap and not actually a key part of the safty belt unit,so I went with RAYS MEERCEDES reply. Also, when I gave the c...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK54F4V
Thanks to all that helped. When I scoped the Cam and Crank sensors on the same screen I found that the correlation was wrong. The timing belt was loose and skipped a tooth. The ECM will not pulse the injectors if the CMP/CKP correlation is off. If anyone ever ...
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1998 Nissan 200SX 2.0L Evap monitor incompl VIN: 1N4AB42D0W
H i everyone: Thanks for all the replies. P0440 is defined as an evap small leak. Common places are: vent valve, gas cap, and purge valve. A smoke test is the way to find the leak, however one can pressurize the system with 1 psi, pinch each component individu...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G2NE52T8V
I want to thank everyone who responded. It was the people who said to only use GM parts that got me thinkng about looking at stuff that had already been looked at. I replaced the Ignition module with ACDelco and all is good. Spark on all 4. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire).
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2004 Pontiac Montana 3.4L starter operation VIN: 1GMDU03EX4
Thanks to all of you who helped. The general consences was to retry programming again, but with slight differents. I tryed this many times with no success. My client who is a used car dealer doesn't want to spend any more money. I believe the VTD module is the...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Master Cylinder or Abs VIN: JT3HN87R92
Sorry for getting back so late.Customer requested to just replace rotors and pads on front and after doing so seems to have gone away.Just took awhile to get back with customer. Thanks for all the replys and I learned a lesson that you can not just look at rot...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L door locks/speedometer VIN: 3VWSP29M21
Good morning folks, this is a big load of my mind to know that you all were there when I needed your help. Every body was was right about the speed sensor and door locks working together. I unplugged the sensor, cleaned all the oil that was all over it, plugge...
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Angle gear VIN: YV1LZ5643W
I want to thank everyone that took the time to respond.After I removed the driveshaft I used electronic ears on the differential where the driveshaft bolts up. Then I moved to the angle gear and that is where I heard the most noise. I realize that there was no...
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L abs module VIN: YV1TS90D3Y
Thanks to all who replied.You all agreed it was the module. I replace it and all the lights are gone, and no codes.
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS91DX2
Thanks again to all!! Another one fixed fast (we are test driving identifix this week and guess who won...iatn!!)We hope this post will help future techs in this boat. Note that the customer has been without his car for 4.5 months and vehicle was at a number o... Trouble codes: P0336.
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