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2000 Audi S4 2.7L 1st and second shift VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
this audi was taken to the dealer, and they wonted to ruplace he transmission at a very high cost. this customer wonted a second oppinion. when you try and shift it into 1 and 2,and reverse it is very rough. it is rough even with the engine off as well as on....
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1987 BMW 325e 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: WBAAE6402H
Im not not very well equipped for bmw. I have no scan tool for them but this is a good customer and Im trying to help him.Problem is intermittant.Some times vehicle will crank for 30 seconds or more before starting then runs fine once it starts. Or it may star...
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1987 Buick Electra Limited 3.8L Extended crank time VIN: 1G4CX5130H
This vehicle has an extended crank time when cold, or after its been setting for a couple of hours. It has spark and fuel pressure when the problem occurs. Other wise it runs great. It also seems to have a longer than I think it should crank time even after se...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP54KX2
Hey Guys I have good one. this Lesabre miss's and sounds to be popping back threw the intake, only when hot and under heavy load. When it is missing the 18X signal looked funny and replced the CKP sensor, no change. The o2's go dead lean. ( fuel pump wave look... Trouble codes: P0300
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Cuts out, BACKFIRE VIN: 1G6CD533XL
hi guys, really stumped on this one. this car backfires through intake and exhaust at idle mostly when cold. we put a spark tester on cap and we are seeing erratic spark on all cylinders. cap and rotor were old so we replaced them. looking at inside dist saw ...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Stabilitrak VIN: 1G6EL12Y5W
This vehicle exhibits unwarranted Stabilitrak engagment while driving. This mostly occurs while turning left about 25 MPH, however it will also occur while driving straight under light acceleration. Sometimes the "STABILITY ENGAGED" message appears on the HUD,...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54Y9X
Group, A misfire on 1 entire bank on a new engine... Installed new factory longblock for headgasket issues and smoke. Installation went smooth dropping cradle. New Delco secondary plugs and wires, routed and sheilded. Have a misfire only at idle and smooth w... Trouble codes: 300B (random misfire on rear bank 1-3-5-7 only), 1376 (ignition module grounding issue)
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1987 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L engine cradle VIN: 1G1YY2182H
Have already referenced All-data and Mitchell for information pertaining to the removal and replacement of the engine cradle on this vehicle. Neither source provided any. If anyone can help me with a removal procedure for this cradle and/or some idea of the ti...
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1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1364W
This tracker came in on friday for a po400 code egr flow excessive tested the valve with a vacuum pump , engine stalled at 4"hg. pressure transduce had a leak in it, replaced it also the egr solenoid valve was bad also replaced it, tested the egr diagnostic va... Trouble codes: P0400
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L brake pedal VIN: 1GCEK19M2W
this is a friends truck. pedal heidth has beeen an issue since day one. replaced pads and machinedrotors thistime.pedal is spongy, and not very effective. light pedal pressure will holdtruck at stop and in gear. but application of petal at speed results in too...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L fuel gauge erratic VIN: 1GBJK34J0W
the problem is that the balance module does not always pump from the rear tank, and that the fuel guage is erratic. i can see how the balance module effects the gauge, when i vary the voltage at the purple wire going to the vcm, the guage moves up and down. ha... Trouble codes: P0462 (fuel level sensor)
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L reverse VIN: 1GCHG39R4X
Vehicle is part of a fleet that we service. Van has 150000+ miles but has been serviced regularly including transmission flush with BG flush and syn. fluid every 30,000 miles. Transmission is a 4L80e with no codes and ever gear works perfect with perfect shift...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Starting VIN: 1G1ND52JX1
Hello, We are looking for info on disarming the security system. Dealer says it can not be disarmed. It has been problematic. When customer tries to start vehicle sometimes theft light will be flashing and will not start. Let sit for ten minutes till light goe...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 6.0L engine VIN: 1GTGK13U91
hi everyone,i'm working on trying to remove this engine & i'm left with the very top centre bell housing bolt i can't get at.does anybody have any tricks to getting at this one besides dropping the rear of the trans down.any help would be greatly appreciated.t...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L parking lights VIN: 1GN5TE764G
hi every one i have a 2004 trailblazer and the parking lights stay on all the time i pulled 4 fuses and the park lamp relay and they stayed on then all of a sudden 3 went off and only the left rear was on i was going to pull the lens and when i opened the lift...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L no power to starter or gauges VIN: 1C4GP64L2X
Hi every body. I have a chrysler town & country that came in last friday. Customer stated that twice over a three month period the vehicle left them sit with a no start condition. They would come back later and then it would start. We test drove vehicle but co...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B04
This Vehicle Came In with MIL Lamp On. After Scanning found Code PO572 Brake Switch A Low. There is No Diag. Info from Mitchell about this problem. Is there any Chrysler People that can help us with info on this problem. We have even gone through the data base... Trouble codes: P0572
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2007 Chrysler Aspen Limited 4.7L condensor fan VIN: 1A8HX58P17
Ok.. fellow Chrysler tech's this is a help request for sure.A/c pressures are getting high and the condensor fan is not coming on. You can actuate the fan with the Star scan. On low speed and high. The a/c pressure in the Star scan is close to the actual readi...
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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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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES27C9T
Hi group, got one here that is driving me nuts. This dodge neon has code P0132 ( o2 sensor circuit high voltage B1S1 ). Another shop replaced the 02 sensor trying to repair this code with no luck. I've rechecked the new 02 sensor and it is good. I have traced ... Trouble codes: P0132 (O2 sensor circuit high voltage B1S1)
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.3L turn signals brake lights hazards VIN: 2D4GP44L15
replaced bcm all lights worked van came back 5-3-08 same problem rechecked wiring grounds power all good relaced bcm again problem still there anybody run into this problem before thanks
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Rear Air VIN: 1FDEE14NXS
Van has front and rear air conditioning. Rear air blower will not blow, checked the 50 amp fuse in the power box under hood, it is good. Front ac blows and cools fine. Unable to locate other fuses or power coneections in rear, but haven't taken trim apart.
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L coolant resevoir VIN: 1FDJE30FIV
coolant has dark like substance in resevoir had coolant system flushed no milky substance on oil dip stick no symptoms of blown head gasket coolant look clear for about one week then substance came back what could be the problem and what could be this substanc...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L fuel guage VIN: 1FALP6533W
Customer complaint is when tank full reads empty, then when driving goes to full and when empty reads3/4. Customer has replaced inst. cluster with known good one and tryed a fuel sender. When we tryed a sender it didn't matter if we reversed wiring. All the fl...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20L3X
Vehicle misfires pretty badly under light load/cruising speed. Spark plugs have been replaced; codes have been cleared; monitors have been run. I cannot get the vehicle to misfire in the shop. So, Ford Techs - requesting the best way to drive vehicle in order ...
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU60X4Y
fellow members, hope you can give me some direction. this truck keeps setting rich codes. unusual on fords as it is normally lean codes. tried a new fuel pressure regulator, but did not change. no similar posts in archives. no tsbs either. tested for vacuum le... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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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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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L power assist VIN: 2FAHP71W93
power steering assist was good after initial rack change, that was one month ago, two weeks later car came back with hard steering as if no assist was evident.changed rack again thinking was defective, ran good for two days and symptom came back.now three rack...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL K1500 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GK7K66U73
Hello and thank you in advance. I have a customer with a service ride control message on. I scan the vehicle and find I have no communication with the ESC module in the rear of the truck. I tested the inputs on the module from the info in alldata. I then conde...
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1HGCD5608V
thanx in advance, i have a accord that is setting a p0501 code which is vehicle speed sensor out of range. good pulse from ecm and replace 2 speed sensor already code still reappears. when hooked up to scanner vehicles speedometer shows different mileage to sc...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW58N73
Have a 2003 Grand Cherokee. Missfire #3 cylinder. Plug and coil good. Have checked injector pulse injector resistance both O.K. Smoked intake for vacuum leaks none found. Checked coolant for HC also negative. Removed and cleaned all PCM grounds. Has anyone run... Trouble codes: P0303
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S14
car hesitates, cuts out and bucks only under a load. fuel gauge fluctuates between 50 and 20 psi. ASD RELAY GOES CRAZY WHEN SYMPTOMS HAPPEN. CHECK VOLTAGES AND GROUNDS AT COMPUTER SEEMS OK. SCOPE NEW CRANK AND CAM SENSORS SEEM OK. ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED...
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12191
Vehicle came in 2 weeks ago with P0455 code stored. Did test and found Leak detection pump bad. Odered pump and had vehicle come in this week for installation. After installing new pump code p1446 keeps comming up. redid test and LDP comes up being bad again. ... Trouble codes: 1446 (Vehicle origninally came in with a P0455 EVAP code. Now after replacing LDP vehicle stores a P1446 instantly.)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBNG75J21
after we took the car from the retail shop we took the car home and tried to crank it but it didnt crank,(they didnt wash the car only detailed it from the inside)we tried to scan the car with the vedes with the short test,it showed alot of fualt code like ESM...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 76DJ3NBN09
hi guy i had this car came in blow hot air when a/c panel is on max a/c compressor kick on hi and low read perfect seem like blend door stuck on heat side check power and ground to blend dooor motor are good i remove motor manually move door back and forth eas...
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWHT61L52
I haven't had to post a request in some time but I have one that is giving me a little trouble and I thought I would pick some brains over the weekend before I dive back into it Monday. This Cougar has an intermittent slight misfire on # 1 cylinder mainly at ... Trouble codes: P0301
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Ignition VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Car was bought as a tow through at an auction. When it came in I could tell someone was digging for electrical problems by some of the interior trims/panels torn out and missing. I tried to start the vehicle but all it would do is crank over. Tested spark and ...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D24
This one came in with a check engine light on and a intermittent stumble when first starting hot or cold. Scanner found code P0507 stored in memory. The idle is more than target speed. And it is, target is 850, real idle is at 1350rpm. Check PCV system. Checke... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle control circuit)
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L oil leak VIN: YS3EB59E33
To all; I have this Saab with an oil leak. It seems to be coming from the turbo and ending up running out of the intake pipe over the throttle body, the making a huge mess around the engine. It does not smoke or use much oil. I have done the crankcase vent upd...
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2002 Saturn LW200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU84F02
Extracted PO440. Can operate both purge and vent solenoids with brick scanner. Getting plenty of vacuum through purge solenoid when commanded on. System holds vacuumwith both solenoids commanded on. Releases vacuum when vent solenoid is commanded off. FTP sens... Trouble codes: P0440
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1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT2AC52L1V
Vehicle came in from another shop after installing a long block. Customer states the vehicle cuts out after gets operating temperature. States the vehicle did this with original block also. The "other" shop pulled code #P1300 and cleared x 1. This code has nev...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L trac light and abs light VIN: JT2BF22K2W
have this toyo with a blinking trac light and abs light on not blinking,the trac light is blinking steedy, no codes and can not preform speed sensor test. the light is blinking steedy.tryed to claer codes still blinks. checked codes in all systems no codes fou...
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1CF22P4X
Hi everyone: this 99 solara misfires on cyls. 2,4,6 always. we checked timing marks twice and they are perfect. the other shop tried two used ecms. The spark is clean and strong on all six cylinders. The main thing we found is that the front injectors sound d... Trouble codes: P0300, P0505 (idle control)
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4T1BF30K72
Every now and then under any condition this vehicle will misfire on all the cylinder at the Exact same time. only One time though. I had it hooked up to my Modis and was able to watch it. At that very moment all other reading or completly normal except for tha...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF30K23
Car came in with MIL light on and slight surge on light accel from 20 to 40 mph. Found code for the B1S1 lean. Cleaned mass air flow. I switched the bank 1 and 2 AF sensors to see if it was a sensor or not. Light came on 1 week later and now it has a code P017... Trouble codes: P2195 (Bank 1 sensor 1 stuck lean), P0174 (fuel trim lean bank 2), P2198 (Bank 2 sensor 1 stuck rich)
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JTDBF30K43
Hey fellow techs this my first request for help so bare with me please. My problem is a surge or hesitation on accel. No check engine light or codes the only thing I have noticed odd is while watching the data list on the scanner the short term fuel trim B1 wi...
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1971 Volkswagen Beetle 1600CC Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out
Help! Usually have no problems with these aircooled VW's but I have ran into a weird issue that I need to put out to IATN. Customer brough in a nice 71 beetle, ran ok, but needed valve adjustment, tune up, etc. Carb was basically wore out, throttle shaft loose...
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Electrical VIN: WVW6547764
Towed in no start, has fuel delivery, no spark. Coil was cracked in number of places, rest of ignition looked good. Have power to coil. Installed new sti coil and cranked over. At first no spark still, cranked a few more times and got a lot of smoke from ign...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M01
Hi could really use some help with this one loosing hair fast. This car came in with a hard start in the morning/ cold the costomer says that it was fine all winter and then when the temp got to about 50 he had trouble starting in the morning. in the past we h...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B64
Vehicle came in with check engine light on. W/ vag-com retrieved codes as listed. MITCHELL HAS NO INFO, Finding this a lot lately. I have activated secondary blower to confirm operation. All seems well. If anyone can help it would be great. Thanks Nate Trouble codes: P1423, P1411, P1176, P1177
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L service message VIN: WAUDG74F16
Thanks to all; Mark [...] was right on the money, I borrowed a Launch from my tool dealer and it worked great. Thanks Again, Artie
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2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L sir VIN: 5GAER237X8
after talking to ac delco's tech line I had to send this one to the dealer.The dealer tech couldn't program it either so he called gm's tech support.I spoke to the dealers tech,he said that the engineers at gm told him that there're 5 modules that have to be p...
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Control Head VIN: 1GYEK13R1X
Sort of fixed. We did put a high pressure switch in compressor, tracked light green wire back to bulkhead connector, tracked dark green wire back to PCM, and still popped another control head. Internal diagrams of control head are flat out incorrect out of ALL...
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1967 Chevrolet camaro rs 327CID headlights wont close VIN: 124677N212
the prolem was under the dash. The diode was faulty and replaced. To check if it was bad I bypassed it and all worked fine. Thank you for all your help
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GCCS19W4V
Found fuel pump to be bad,after running 10 minutes or so the pressure would fall to below 20 psi.replaced with another new one and solved problem Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1 low voltage).
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L compressor VIN: 2G1WL52K39
Thanks Gentlemen, that was all good advice from all of you, i think i have come to the conclusion to skip on the re-sealing, like we said,i dont want to marry this job, and have a come back, thats like a ding on your credit score, you may not loose them, but a...
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2003 Chevrolet Corvette 50th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32GX3
Here's the state of this "problem child" vehicle. For various reasons, the engine was put back to stock configuration. The problem was exactly the same. A GM field engineer was called in on the job and he pretty much repeated the testing that was done with ver... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L reduced power light VIN: 1GNDT13S94
Thank you for all your time and ideas. I fixed this trailblazer(with the help of you) by sending it to the dealer for a flash. My first problem was I was running last quarters verison on aldata, I insyalled my updates and the flowchart for P1680 was complet... Trouble codes: P1680 (Driver 5).
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L abs module VIN: 1GBJG31U95
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES, FOUND PROBLEM TO BE A INTERNAL SHORT IN THE ABS MODULE, REPLACE MODULE AND PROBLEM GONE THANKS AGAIN.
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1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1B4GH44R3S
Most of the replies were for compression or valve train problem. Monday we did do a compression test was good. We knew the ignition system was great and injectors were flowing evenly and mixtures were OK. At this point we put a new set of plugs in it, even...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L engine VIN: 1B4GP44R3W
fixed it just got it back today pulled the tranny and found the flexplate cracked around bolts thanks to everyone
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1998 Dodge Neon ACR 2.0L fuel pump fuse VIN: 1B3ES27C9W
Thanks for all the suggestions y'all. Here's what the fix was. Found the wiring harness that goes along the top of the transmission to the alternator, crank sensor, and downstream O2 burned up, melted, shorted. Rubbed against the left axle and shorted. Rep...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R1W
finally fixed this one, found shorted wiring in the harness above the trans. that goes to the CKP and the LDP. The insulation in the wiring had melted together and shorted the battery power to the sensor ground circut.
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Alternator VIN: 2B3HD56JOW
Well, I appreciate all the info but as I suspected the rebuilt PCM that I put in was defective. Mike from Michigan felt that if I could put the old PCM in and it would run then it had to be the PCM. Another thing, hering the relays, Shut Down relay and the Fue...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, intermittenly VIN: 1B4HS48Z92
wow! thanks to all the replies. we keep the rig a week and tried to get it to act up again with no success.we shipped it monday and have had no call yet. and informed the customer to bring it back when it acts up more consistently. when it comes back, and it w... Trouble codes: P0132.
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2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Front Suspension VIN: 2D4FV48V95
Ok well the car finally came back and it came down to the sway bar bushings being bad. Thanks for your help
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14HXJ
thanks to all who replied. kirk may have a point with a possible bad ground. michael mentioned the possibility of two different modules although the same module was in before it started to do it. robert had a similar problem with a 93 but it didn't help fix...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Starting VIN: 1FACP44MXP
well we replaced the starter and it fixed the problem.i dont completely understand why it would crank fine with the coils disconected i guess it just took the load off without spark.thanks to everyone who responded
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP57U4T
I received a lot of usfull information but in this case we found that the fuel injector on cyl 1 would stick at certain times causing the misfire. We motor vac the car and now the car has not had a problem in 2 weeks. At this point in time I feel that we hav... Trouble codes: P0301.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMZA5144W
Thanks to all that responded the fix was as was said the ABS control valve system and the dealer did not even find the prblem. Thanks to all the customer also thanks to all that helped us with this...Thanks Randy
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2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L Rear a/c air flow VIN: 1FMSU41P13
Well, thanks for the help. All replies lead to ductwork in headliner coming loose. After looking again I suspect this is the problem. Duct up to the point where it enters the headliner has very good air flow. Customer does not want to pursue at this time so wi...
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1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L lack of power VIN: 2CNBJ1866T
I would like to thank all that took the time to respond. Charlie and Ron were exactly right. The keyway on the crank pulley was spun. It sure felt to me like valve timing the way that it run, but all the timing marks were on. Fuel trim and sensor readings ...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Exhaust valves VIN: 1GKDT13S52
Cylinder head was sent to the machine shop for 12 new exhaust valves and 1 new intake valve. Replaced timing cover, oil pump, and pickup with 'new' design. Vehicle runs very well and customer is happy.
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1992 Honda Civic CX 1.5L engine VIN: 2HGEH2349N
Thank you all for your time. We opted to keep the 8valve intake with an 8 valve engine. Ultimately the customer decided to go with a Jasper reman engine. Thank you again for your advice!
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JHMCB7554P
Ok Frends, I normally like to print as many scope records as I can. Looking at one of them, I realize that was just about 7v hig. Remember the 12.6 +- v I mentioned. On other one there was a trace showing half of the ground side a little up(about 1-2v) th...
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L immobilizer VIN: JNKCV51F84
After installing of the new computer the car drove great as long ss the weather was good. The customer said the car would act up when it rains. Sure enough as soon as it got wet the car would go into a limp in mode and only move about 5 mph. I checked the c...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ88Z9W
Thanks for all the replies. I did as some recommeneded and watched the O2's on a graph with the MODIS. Sure enough when the vehicle started to act up the O2 went dead rich and the computer tried to lean it out to compensate. We replaced the O2 and all is well....
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA76E4S
so far i have replaced both throttle bodies. checked harness for damage , harness is in very good shape. also replaced throttle control module with known good unit. did not change symptoms. customer has taken to mbz tech that works at dealer so he can run fact... Trouble codes: 15 (module faulty n4/1).
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Struts VIN: WDBNG75J8Y
Thanks for the help. ordered the repair kits for $100 each and both tools for about the same price. after that it is a pretty easy repair. Special thanks to Pat for sending instructions, Ben for suggesting labor times, and Steven for pointing out that alldata ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L compressor not engaging VIN: WNBNG75J42
The fix on this benz is rem: compressor as the customer does'nt want to pay for a brand new compressor. I also replaced the receiver drier and the three prong pressure sensor switch. I got 12 replies and I appreciated all of you from my bottom of my heart. Wit...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F83
THANKS YO ALL WHO HELPED CLEANED MASS AIR SENSOR INSTALLED OEM O2 AND THAT DID IT BOB Trouble codes: P0130.
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L loss of power VIN: 2MEFM75W9Y
I WOULD LIKE TO START BY FIRST THANKING EVERYBODY WHO REPLIED WITH SOME SUGGEST. EVEN THOUGH NOBODY HIT THIS ONE ON THE HEAD I'DE LIKE TO LET EVERYONE KNOW WHAT I WENT THROUGH SO IF SOMEONE IN THE FUTURE SEES THIS POST HOPEFULLY IT WILL HELP THEM. NOW THE CAUS...
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1989 Other European Countach 5.2L water pump VIN: ZACAO5A6KL
Alright! Fixed. So there is an update seal for the earlier cars. This seal positively does not work in the 25th. The recommended countach seal setup doesn't (or at least in my application) provide enough preload on the outer ceramic impeller seal to... wel...
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1990 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L 3-4 abort VIN: 3P3XA4634M
have yet to finish this vehicle. replaced solenoid pack with known good unit,no change. next will remove tranny and check splines. thanks for your help. will post info in future when fixed.
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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Cuts out VIN: WPOBA29983
Dear Friends, you would not believe what was wrong with this 911 (996). Yes, we ordered a new computer (DME) and coded it, but we still had the same problem under FULL load (Pedal to the metal). We took the complete airbox (airfilter housing) with rubber boot ... Trouble codes: P0638 (DVE fault position deviation).
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Electronic VIN: WP1ZZZ9PZ4
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. EVERYONE WAS RIGHT, WE HAD A BAD SENSOR. REPLACED IT AND THE LIGHT WENT OFF. THANKS AGAIN ANDREW
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L no kpwr through trans VIN: YS3FB49S23
thanks for all the help and suggestions. as it turned out internal wear caused excess fluid leakage causing the trans control unit to shut down the trans after 2 blocks of driving. we gave the customer the options and he went with a used trans with a $280. gua...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3HN86R4W
Thanks for the response, this truck did not have a egr system, the catalytic converter was replaced and the vehicle pass emissions but barely, we cleaned the air mass meter and added carbon cleaner to the fuel system. I will report back if the CEL comes back o...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5TEWN72NX1
After checking wiring ,connections and all sensors I replaced the ecm and truck runs fine. Thanks to all that responed
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE30K72
Replaced speedo head assembly. (dash unit) Car has been driven now for 1000 miles with no problem. Advice from members saying to replace head was right on track. Thank you for help Trouble codes: P0500.
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