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2001 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUDC68D91
we put in a known good used engine in the car two days ago and can not get it to start. it tries to start but wont kick off. after a day of cranking number 1 & 3 spark plugs are fuel fouled(dry, black). we performed the throttle angle adaptation according to a...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation VIN: WBADR62020
I have this 540i BMW when throttle applied the engine flattens out and starts to miss, code for camshaft sensor bank 2 came up. I have replaced the sensor cleared the code but still have the same problem and no codes showing. If you apply the throttle slowly t... Trouble codes: 114 (camshaft position sensor bank 2)
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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L low beams VIN: 4USBT534X3
car came in with no low beams, right side will flicker when key on then go out, found ballasts on both sides to be hanging inside fenders as someone replaced and attached with two sided tape still has oems bolted under headlights( i figure this was the flat ra...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L blower VIN: 1G6CD5333L
vehicle has no ac information, or fuel info. no lites. cant access trouble codes from ac controls. all fuses are good. power to ac module at red wire . no power at purple, has good ground on black to module. when calling ask for michael please. thank you.,
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L high beam indicator/interior lighting VIN: W06VR52R7V
High beam indicator&interior lighting works intermittently.can tap on dash to cause fault to correct.
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L power steering VIN: 1G6KD54Y8Y
Fellow Techs this caddy loses power steering once in a great while, from what I have been told cust drives 6o miles & when she gets to her destination & attempts to park or make slow turning manuvers very hard to steer.We have driven 150 miles & no prob. Have ...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBDM19W2S
This van came in about 2 weeks age with rough idle. Found bad egr valve and replaced. Van idle fine and ran great. came back yesterday with problem going dowm the road and cutting off and wouild not start until it set awhile. So I hooked up the scanner and gav...
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1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L poping sound VIN: 1G1BL52P9S
Hi Guys.Have a problem with this impala ss.I runs good but when you give it gas hard it popes out of the intake,but when you give it gas not too fast it is fine.It has a new cap and rotor,wires,and plugs look like new.at ilde the tps is .66,the iac is 0,the ai...
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L P/S pump VIN: 2G1FP22K7V
I replaced the p/s pump (cardome) and pressure hose due to it leaking. Three months later car comes back because steering wheel is hard to turn at idle, but if you rev up the engine the steering wheel gets easier to turn. Thinking the P/S pump was bad I ordere...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L compressor VIN: 2G1WL52K39
Has anybody out there found an economical way to repair the compressor seals where the the 2 halves of the compressor join; OEM does not sell that big seal, does it have to be a complete new compressor everytime; Thanks in advance everybody.
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1998 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start, Stall
Trying to help a friend. Have limited exposure to American cars. Van will start when cold. After it warms up, if I shut it off it will not restart. Plugs are firing and I can hear fuel pump running. Owner also said that if he started car cold and drove away ca...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GCEC14W6Y
I need some help. THis truck came in comlaing of losing power. Fuel pressure is at 60 psi. O2 are reading around 30 mv @ idle and fuel trim is 190. If I unplug the maf the the o2 read around 800 mv and fuel trim run around 128. I have replaced the maf twice no... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L compressor clutch VIN: 33667HHTTF
hi all this is one of our fleet trucks and the ac clutch will not enguage. the pressures are good and if i jump the ac relay the clutch enguages and the ac is cold. pulled all the data from the mt2500 and all looks good except the low coolant pid says yes. the...
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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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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L reverse VIN: 2C8GP64L31
Very good customer. His van just decided to loose reverse. Nothing of any warning. Well maintained. Shifts fine going foward. It seems like it is in neutral. I look at my scan data which is minimal and it never says it is in Reverse. It says it is in neutral f...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L pump VIN: 2C8GP64L13
customer came in complaining of a power steering pump noise. First installed a reman pump from an aftermarket supplier. Vehicle came back making the same noise, only worse. Then installed a dealer part. Both times, the system was bled of air using a vacuum pum...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L none VIN: 3B7MC33C3S
good freind of the shop has this dodge 3500 dsl has tapping sound around feul pump area @1800 rpm no driveabilty problems oil always full just wanted to see if anyone out there has come a cross this told him i would post before more tear down
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7GG36X1S
Hey Guys, A REAL Doosy Here, any Help would be appreciated...More info if needed, just ask..A customer of ours buys this vehicle and intends to use it as a plow vehicle, about a week after he purchases it, it intermittently cuts out on him...Runs rough for 5 s... Trouble codes: 12 (No tach signal Because vehicle is not running), 55 (End of Sequence)
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Alternator VIN: 2B3HD56JOW
Well, here's the deal. Had real dirty battery connections so I cleaned them and tested the battery. Will not hold much of a load. If I full field the alternator by jumping 12 volts to one of the fiele wires in the back of the alternator and ground the other it...
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1956 Ford Victoria 292CID Engine VIN: M6DV204520
I am looking for something that I may have overlooked. We R&R'ed the engine for rebuilding a few years ago. The engine now has about 500 miles on it and it is leaving oil puddles wherever it is parked. After the first 100 miles, the car started leaving sizeab...
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1987 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L 4WD indicator light VIN: 1FMGUI4T6G
The indicator lamp switch at top of transfer case checks OK with ohm meter. It has a two wire connector:1)Black ground 2)Yellow with black trace. Alldata does not show this wiring on diagrams, only the wiring for the 4WD electronic shift...this one is manual s...
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1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Radiator VIN: 2FRBP74F1K
Car came in for miss. Tech noticed oil seeping from upper hose and excessive oil in overflow. Color is dark and not pink indicating enging oil and not trans fluid. No water in oil. How can oil get into the cooling system on this 5.0 as I have never run into th...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Starting VIN: 1FACP44MXP
the car is starting like its out of time ,it bucks and jerks back while cranking. weve replaced the crankshaft sensor and the ignition control module.the customer told us it has been doing this every once in a while but now it does it on every start up.when bo...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMZU34E4X
This one is very strange, I hope someone can help. There is no drive in Reverse ever. If D is selected after R there is no drive but if it is selected after 2 it takes off in 3rd. There is drive in 2 position as normal. The 2 codes were P0731 no 1st gear and P...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5220Y
Thanks in advance for the help. I first looked at this car about 200 miles ago. The customer had recently aquired this ride from prevoius owner who had been fighting a driveablitiy problem and reoccuring CEL. The car would at random hesitate and stumble and tu... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Range/Performance)
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Engine VIN: 1FAFP4046Y
This car came in for presumably an engine missfire but after some inspection I determined it was more of an engine vibration from 1200-2500 rpm in park or neutral. When I power brake the engine in Park or Reverse Vibration goes away... I can still feel the vib...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Exhaust VIN: 2FMZA55481
Hello again guys-here's my tale.Shortly after performing the above service[had recurring lean codes]this van[after sitting overnite]will emit a large blast of blue/oil smoke from the exhaust.It only lasts for about 3 seconds but its quite thick.I read some sim...
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2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Brake Lights VIN: 1FAFP36323
Thank you in advance for your help. The problem is that the normal brake light do not work, center high mount does work. If you look at a wiring diag. for focus wagon you will see that CHMSL comes right off brake switch and normal brake lights runs into and ou...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21PX4
the truck will not start, checking high pressure oil will only go to 480 psi, unplugged icp, still no start, air checked the high oil circuit good at 100 psi, can make start on wd40 into air cleaner, stop spraying and truck will die Trouble codes: 2291 (icp pressure too low)
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTVX12514
Engine is missing off of idle. runs fine at idle. scanner shows VCT1 is at 0 off idle and VCT is at 25-40 off idle. Switched VCTs around and the same thing. Please Help.
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDS13S82
Okay guys this vehicle is a major headbanger. The customers complaint is that sometimes on acceleration it feels like you turned the key of and then back on. Also it vibrates at idle, which causes a buzzing noise inside the vehicle. You can feel it in the stee...
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2005 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKET63M35
vehicle came in with mil on.hooked snap-on modis to it,and it tells me no communication.installed update,and still no communication.has anybody run into this,or do i have to ship them to the dealer?thank for any ideas!
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1987 Honda Civic 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1HGEC4533H
This vehical has a problem to full misfire on cylinders 1&2 immediately after startup for about 4or5 seconds then clears up. It will do this if the throttle is closed or open. When the engine is running the fuel mix is abit on the lean side, O2 reading stays l...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66563
New to posts so iwrote everything in repair history.Waiting to hear back from you guy,Thanks
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L fuel smell VIN: 1HGCM66805
When the engine is running we can smell the raw fuel u nder the hood. We found dropping from what we assume are small animals (like rats or squirrels) and we suspected a fuel line may be cut under the intake manifold. We removed the manifold, energized the fue...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Transfer Case VIN: SAJEB52D64
It appeared that the right side axle seal on the transfer case has been leaking. I have replaced the axle seal twice. Then I noticed that there is a vent right above the axle seal that appears to be the source of the leak. I found the TSB about replacing the s...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ68S5T
I need help with this one. I have a 96 jeep cherokee 4.0 that came in with a no start issue. Check and found 0 compresion on 4 cyls and with wet test came up to 70 psi. Approved engine replacement with customer and installed a Jasper reman engine and install k...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Low vacuum VIN: 1J4FF48S11
I have this government jeep 01 brought in for a little rough running. It is running about normal for what I have seen of the 4.0 jeep engine, when checking engine vacuum only about 12 in. at idle 15in a cruise. LTFT is -5.9 Bank 1 -6.0 Bank 2. STFT is around 0...
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2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22263
Vehicle came in with misfire #1,2,4,5,6, P0171 lean bank 1, P0174 lean bank 2, and P1470 variable intake motor fault. Smoke tested and repaired all air leaks and reset adaptions. Replaced variable intake control motor. Fuel trims coss banks too far apart. Repl... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM91V6V
Hey everyone. I have a Mark VIII that I need a little direction on. The customer says that overnight, all four corners leak down and it's laying on the axles. Of course, it sat overnight at our shop and stayed pumped up all night with no sign of lowering at al...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
Hi guys, Read this real weird problem, Ford & Licoln house pulling their hair !!!. Customer came in, car runs rear rough (Piece of cake Hu) has codes P0305, P0307 & P0171, I replace all 4 coils (5,6,7 &8), plugs, V/C gasket w/seals on B2 (Driver side), still t...
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1995 Mazda Miata 1.8L tachometer VIN: 33S0614230
hello guys have a 1995 miata that the tach does not operate. have tried looking online and also ask my local dealer for any diagnostics on this vehicle and have found none. if any one out there can help me out with any testing procedures it will be greatly app...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBCA45D9G
Hello, This vehicle hesiates on acceleration only when warmed up. When cold no problem. Problem goes away when O2 sensor is disconnected. Measured voltage at signal wire and got steady up and down readings between .2 to .9 volts at idle. Anyone seen or heard...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBJF65J22
This car came in with an inop ac system. It had almost no gas in it. I filled it [2.2 lbs] to check for leaks and it will still not kick on. Also the condenser fans do not come on. WE pulled the codes from this control panel [manually-our scanner won't work on...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Alternator Assembly VIN: WDBENZC240
Hello techs, this one is driving me up the wall. This vehicle was brought to our shop from a used car dealership for a Charging/Battery indicator on instrument panel & a jump start required for cranking over. We opened up the hood to find someone installed a b...
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L electronic shift VIN: 1MELM62W6R
first i want to thank anyone that can help me. this car is driving me crazy i will admit im not great with trannys but this car has all power in the world the problem is when you take off and jump on it it revs to around 5500 rpm then shifts hard into 2nd the ...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L LT fuel trim high VIN: 1ZWFT61L2Y
Eraced system after all work done- recheck data- find LT fuel trim at idle still at +14 give or take- found Baro sensor reading at 147 Hz- should be 158 Hz for this area- replaced MAF sensor- still reading to high???- any ideals
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L loss of power VIN: 2MEFM75W9Y
hello there first time posting, i have a 200 mercury grand marquis. this vehicle came in with the complaint that while driving down the road it losses power. fell just like the cat is plugged. check back pressure ok (checked at dpfe sensor on both hoses). chec...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L power locking VIN: WMWRE33413
battery low, then recharged. after charging, power door locks would not lock with remote or interior switch. fuel filler door and rear hatch do work, though on some attempts, fuel door would make audible sound, but not latch. coincidence with battery recharge...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
hey all thanks in advance.this car keeps setting po455.flow chart in mitchel directs you to code for vent solenoid and purge solenoid.vent solenoid would activate but not a normal sounding solenoid.replaced it.smoke test system.after pinching off hose to purge... Trouble codes: P0455
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A93
Need a little help from some skilled Nissan techs, I'm not much on imports but this one belongs to a friend. Cust states that sometimes when cold, vehicle will start and die. Sometimes he can keep it running by lightly pressing on accel pedal, other times it w... Trouble codes: 1121 (etc return spring)
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1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L rack&pinion VIN: SCAZN42A7G
I am looking for a good used or rebuilt rack and pinion. I talked to Eurocar in CA and they can get a rebuilt for 600.00, plus a 600.00 core, and take 2 plus weeks. O'Reilly's and NAPA don't even list it. It was the customer's late husband's, and now that the ...
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1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Cuts out VIN: SCAZN02A9K
Due to a boneheaded press of a button I mistakedly and erased my help request dated 4-7-08 Instead of the request listed 3-08 So actually I need help with help request Dated 4-7-08. Not the closed w/fix Date 3-25-08 any help would be greatl appreciated.Joseph(...
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1989 Other European Countach 5.2L water pump VIN: ZACAO5A6KL
Please help before I beak down and roll my tools down the road into the ocean. A little background on the car, came in from it's storage location, for a clutch, tune up, valve adjustment etc. For those who have ever worked on one you will know the meaning of u...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE55M55
VEHICLE HAS A CRANKING NO START WHEN COLD. EVEN WHEN 80º OUTSIDE OR PARKED IN SHOP OVERNIGHT IT WILL NOT FIRE UNLESS WE SPRAY ETHER INTO THE INTAKE. AS SOON AS ETHER IS SPRAYED INTO INTAKE IT STARTS IMMEDIATELY AND WILL RESTART EVERY TIME. ONLY AFTER SITTING F...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: WP0CA2984X
Hello Fellow Techs. I am in need of some assistance with a 1999 Porsche Boxster. The battery has been disconnected for some time (about 6months). We connected the battery, and started up the engine, which runs great. There are however two problems I have; 1)...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L compressor VIN: WP1AB29P14
This one came with compressor working but not cooling good enough. Recovered charge thinking in a low charge, but it was ok. ( doesn´t have rear A/C). Made deep vacuum and recharge ( low: 30 psi, high:200) working fine. Costumer made a trip and returned with n...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Stall VIN: YS3EF48ZY3
the car came in about 2 mounths ago found air intake hose off reclamp the hose car ran but not well cleanedd mas air flow ran fine told customer that if acts up again he would have to replace mass air . Sure enough you gussed it came back same air intake hose ... Trouble codes: P1300
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G82H52822
OK guys, this one has me baffled. I did get the car running which is the baffling part. Now we have only seen this car this time after Saturn of Manchester looked at it for this issue. My first suspect item was the crank sensor, so I yanked it out and started ... Trouble codes: P1599, P1620
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L noise VIN: 4S3BG6850V
Subaru has a ticking/tapping noise, sounds just like too much clearance at a valve. Gets louder when engine is warm, but still there cold. Noise is coming from right bank. Pulled valve cover and checked clearance, we’re on the tight side of the window. Seen th...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L blower motor VIN: WBADT43491
Well, this one is working, for now. We haven't had many BMW blower issues, so I decided to retest everything Monday morning. I had all the proper signals @ the final stage unit except that I had battery voltage on both wires going to the blower motor. I di...
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1994 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L engine VIN: 1G4BN52P9R
thanks for all the help , did not receive any tips that had not been tried already ,ended up disableiny the water pump and running engine ,watching for bubbles would get 1 quarter size bubble every 15-18 seconds ,possible combustion leak ,head gasket ? just st...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L abs light VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
Well, the car went to auction as the dealer did not want to spend any more time or money on this one. Possibly if I had access to a Tech 2 I may have had a code. Many replies about ignition switch problems with these cars, but a new one did not solve this pr...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1K1CHS123O
first i want to thank all who responded to my request. i took all responces into consideration and started with addressing the fuel pressure. I am used to this type of system not running if there is not 60 psi and that should of threw up a red flag of only h...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GBKC34J5Y
A special thanks to ALEX as it turns out after going through every test every one suggested it turns the calibration for the pcm was for one tank and not two. I had the dealer reflash it and now it is fine. At least I really understand how this system works.
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L cooling fans VIN: 1Y1SK52881
This one is fixed, with little fanfare. It's amazing how easy it is to fix cars with the right information. Had a couple offers to fax me wiring schematics and a friend of mine did. With a good schematic I found out that both my fuses are supplied power wit...
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L shift indicator ,radio,odometer light VIN: 2C3HD46R7Y
FINALLY THE CAR BACK IN SHOP .I DOUBLE CHECK POWER AND GROUND AGAIN IT IS OK.THAT IS ONE REPLY RECOMANDED . THE REST ADVISE ME TO CHANGE THE HEAD LITE SWITCH WELL THANKS VERY MUNCH IT FIX THE PROBLEM.THANKS TO ALL WHO TAKE TIME TO ANSWER MY REQUEST.
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L oil pan VIN: 1B7GL22NOY
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED! DAVID FROM SOUTH CAROLINA HIT IT ON THE HEAD. YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE PICKUP TUBE OFF BEFORE YOU CAN REMOVE THE PAN. MITCHELLS PROCEDURE FOR A 2000 AND 2001 IS DIFFERENT FROM A 2002 AND UP. IN THE 2002 AND UP PROCEDURRE THEY SAY TO REM...
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1987 Ford F-350 Custom 6.9L clutch VIN: 1FDJF3719H
this is going to sound weird but we had to have our roll back going so i made a extention to the push rod to give a little more travel it worked but i think the engine has crank end play thanks to all replies we will see how long it last
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1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FACP41E2L
problem comes and go's, its an intermittent problem, I will continue to observe and get more info from this vehicle in the upcoming months. thanks for everybody's help. Trouble codes: 41 (hego sensor ckt indicates lean no hego switching detected), 91 (hego sensor indicates lean front left no hego switching detected).
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L shifting VIN: 1FALP62W1S
Sorry for the delay in posting the fix. The vehicle ended up having the shift solenoids shorted together. When the ecm grounds the solenoids to turn them on, because they were shorted together, it turned both of them on causing a start off in 4th gear. I found...
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1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L high idle VIN: 1FALP6536V
Well, the customer decided to pull the plug on the Contour. The harness insulation was bad near the injectors, and the rest of the wiring was truly a MESS!! All the replies were good- Scott once had a small piece of plastic stuck in the iac valve holding it op...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2FMZA5145X
thanks for all the replies . we found a mouse infestation in the rear of this vehicle . this is now turning into a insurance issue & will require more time to complete .
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L coolant loss
I finally got my fleet guys to bring the truck back. Roy from New York had experience with these engines & informed me that yes, they will blow head gaskets. It is a shim-type multi-layer gasket. It didn't so much blow out a chunk as much as seep & corrode the...
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU70E7Y
The problem with the scanner was the scanner $7000 pos thanks Modis the car dealer took the vehicle 2 for after $100 dollars they said replace both front sensors, they took it back to their own shop and found the ring on the diff was broke, can't expalin the o...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24271
Well thanks again,..when everybody mentioned intake/egr ports,.this old brain remembered I had one identical to this,..check our files and sure enough almost 1yr to the day I did the same to its sister van,..and although the egr ports didnt appear that bad,..c... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L temp VIN: IFTPW12534
We replaced the control head and the truck hasn't come back..thank you
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1990 GMC G2500 Vandura 4.3L engine VIN: 1GTEG25Z8L
This was an interesting one. Had three good replies, one for valve guide or spring, the other 2 for piston slap, loose piston pin or rings hitting too high. We did remove the valve springs and check guides and valve movement – all good. Pulled the engine down ...
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG35LX2
Thanks To All Who Replied. After Posting The Help Request I Thought I Would Go Test The Crank & Cam Sensor Just To See What (If Any) Kind Of Signal They Were Sending.Cam Signal Was Good & When Testing The Crank Sensor Signal The Engine Sarted Right Up.I Let Ve...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM85C73EX4
Sorry about this post guys. I made a terrible mistake of thinking the seperator was the charcoal canister. That's why I was asking if I had to drop the tank down. Well, that was that. Anyways I got to the canister and the CCV valve, and came up with a clogged ... Trouble codes: P0446 (Canister Close Valve).
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2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: JNKCP11AO1
Thanks to Linh , Kimo and Ali . Yes , just because ambient sensor is missing the a/c compressor will not engage .Installed Ambient temp sensor and compressor kiked on !! And yes, AllData had information on how to do a self-diag manually . Thanks to everyone!
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1990 Jaguar Vanden Plas Majestic 4.0L battery VIN: SAJMY1743L
Thanks to all who helped,it turned out to be a faulty diode in the alternator.We went from a 2 amp draw down to 50 milliamps.
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Surge VIN: 1J4FY29P2V
I do not give up easy, but the customer did. I did however replace the catalytic converter. I thank all of you for all of your input. I checked,and rechecked everything possible. From tps, fuel pressure and fuel rails, tps, distributor shaft, ignition signal...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L a/c compressor clutch VIN: 1J8GW58SX2
Thanks to All that replied Turns out the evaperator Sensor was bad not sending the signal to the PCM to turn on the clutch All working now !
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1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Code needed VIN: JM1NA3530T
Thanks to everyone, both for the infomation of how to go through the steps to reprogram the radio when it says "ERR" where to find this radio code information(www.Miata.net)and for giving me the code(5011) this worked wonderfully. However after the radio cam...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L overdrive VIN: 1YVGF22C8Y
We went ahead and replaced the torque converter. However that did not fix the transmission. I sent it to a local reputable transmission shop. After testing he said it had an internal leak causing it to lose pressure and drop into second at hiway speeds. We hav...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L hood release cable VIN: WDBDA29D3K
First of all let me thank toy techs who replied to our request.Hovever none of those suggestion's seemed to work for us,but what we did do is go in from lh side of hood with a specially bent (good ol coat hanger)and very,very patientley pull back on the bottom...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L belt tensioner VIN: WDBRF40J05
This one is a fix. As it turns out this vehicle has a pulley on the alternator that acts like a one way clutch to dampen belt vibrations without having to have the tensioner so tight as to cause extra wear and tear on the belt, bearings and driven pulleys. I'...
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1989 Merkur Scorpio 2.9L Mechanical VIN: WF1BT81V1K
I talked to a trans shop and found out the seal in the front clutch does go out on these.It will require a rebuild so out comes the trans and all will be Ok.We have found a used trans and will have the car done by weeks end Thanks
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRC33403
We have been unable to get the customer to come back in. We are going to wait until customer comes back in for her oil change and then take another look at it.
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1993 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Ignition Spark VIN: JA3BP47H9P
What with iATN and eBay...I reckon we can just about fix anything ! Thanx goes to everyone who took time to post to my Help Request. With RPM and Cranking Speed on S/O brick, I presumed all the signals for firing where there, but no activation of coil. Wh...
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1996 Nissan Pickup 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all for the advice on broken wires in loom. I had done res. tests on the all the related wiring from ecm to dist. and found all ok. I did go ahead and open up the loom and did not find any problems. After freezing ecm in fridge for 4 hours though t... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Cuts out VIN: 1N6AA07B04
2 problems caused this to be alittle more difficult to fix. first problem was found when we went to dispose of first replaced converter. It was hollow, where did the gutts go? in the secondary converter replaced and greatly helped drivability. @nd problem end...
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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3CW53L2M
After making several wiring repairs this vehcle still set the code for the cam sensor. Replaced the PCM after verifieing that it was receiving the proper signal. This had no effect on the problem. The customer is taking it to the dealership. Trouble codes: 41 (Cam sensor circuit).
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M9S
Let me start by explaining our problem again. This 3.1 would intermittently buck and some times die at idle. SES light would come on at times. I am going to call this one fixed. Stephen [...] suggested unplugging the alternator to see if the problem went awa... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position sensor).
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1993 Plymouth Voyager 2.5L no start VIN: 2PGFFF458F
well i want to thank every one that help with the problem they all were good ideas but i had checked all that stuff the problem was a melted wire harness by the air filter removed wire harness and fixed every wire put back together and started right up i hope ...
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1990 Pontiac 6000 LE 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2AF51T9L
High all, thanks for all your input, couldn't get permission from customer to pull the intake off to get to the rest of the injectors, but the two I could get to I rechecked those at different temps, ok. I had previously checked the EGR, but it's one of those ... Trouble codes: 35 (Idle air control IAC problem), 45 (Rich exhaust), 44 (Lean exhaust).
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTEGH20V12
THANKS FOR THE HELP! It ended up being the idle air control valve. Without having a good test for it we took a chance and replaced it after testing everything we could think of, and now it is running at 2k rpm and steady as expected when cold. Thanks again! ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L cooling fans VIN: WVWUK63B33
reassembled all connectors and components in order to get furthur into checking fan control module and hvac controller as most of you replied when fans started working properly. customer decided to take vehicle and bring it back if problem returns (been over a...
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1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA885XM
What a great bunch of Volvo techs! Thanks to all who responded. Victor form Trinidad and Tobago and John from Ontario both mentioned the distributor getting oil in it and I checked that first. I had replaced the cap and rotor not long ago and I found what I th...
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