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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Sunroof VIN: WAURD68D01
Customer complaint is intermittent sunroof operation. I confirmed, reset zero position and it was working fine. Customer picks up car, "it's doing the same thing" Great. So what happens is when you turn the sunroof switch it should move the amount that you mov...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3334Y
Hi I Have this 2000 323i that has a no start condition. When you turn the key to start the car the only thing that comes on the dash is blinking " oil sevice -5175 miles " . The car will crank has fuel pressure but no spark or injector pulse. I use a genisys s...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L rear brakes VIN: WBAGG83411
car arrived in early bird drop off with customer complaint of rear brakes smoking - found evidence of rear brake only overheating (front ok) rear caliper dust covers cooked - rear pads cracked and rear rotors blue - some brake fluid leakage from front of boost...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L compressor, fan VIN: WBADS43442
Hello techs I have scanned the ac system on this car and got code 22 only auxiliary fan. The system is at full charge I evact and recharged to 750 grams- 1 lb 12 ounce. all controlls on dash seem to work fan lites all buttons and louvers. I have no clutch enga...
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1991 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Stall, start and stall VIN: 1G4CU53L0M
Well fellow techs,this is something I cant seem to locate. This customer brought it to us to avoid the shot gun repair her previous shop had started on.The vehicle will start and run 2 to 3 seconds and then stall.The fuel pressure stays solid throughout the ev...
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1994 Buick Regal 3.1L theft
I'm working a 1994 buick regal. no start. Need to locate the theft deterent module. I believe it is at fault. Need to test the ground and 2 power to it but cann't find it and what does it look like?. looked every where. Have a 1993 and 1995 service manual but ...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L steering box VIN: 2G4WB52KXX
Car came in for a noise when turning RIGHT on accel, or say 5-10 mph. Sounds like a chirp type noise(like a belt tensioner chirp), but is louder & is coming from on the right side lower area(we sat under the hood to verify). We did remove the belt & no diff. H...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L engine VIN: 1G6CD53B1N
The customer brought this car to us complaining of hot soak no start. We verified the vehicle started and ran when cold and checked his charging system. The battery had a weak cell that would show up under load testing and got worse when vehicle got hotter. We...
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L overheating VIN: 1G6KS52Y4T
hi guys, have a nightmare here. we performed an oil change on the vehicle. customer left and called less then 15 minutes later to say the vehicle was overheating and there was a major coolant leak. we towed vehicle in and found no flow thru the system. we repl...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP6P6P2
Hello gentlemen,this vehicle came to me via another garage they have replaced the ign. coil & module.I have scanned it and no codes present I also bypassed the ign. key chip and checked the harness all OK.The engine cranks over fine and the fuel pump primes up...
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1993 Chevrolet Pickup C2500 7.4L Mechanical
There is a moaning through the entire vehicle, when the ac clutch is on.this was there with the old compressor also.customer says it was there for a long time and was convinced the compressor was going . It was brought in for a re-charge after all parts were c...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start, no crank VIN: 2G1WF22E04
won't crank, check engine light flickers once but doesn't come on, no communication, rest of ipc lights flash and go out when ignition is put to start position, once key is turned on parking lights stay on and only go off if battery is disconnected, I suspect ...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25M21
help! we had the trans. rebuilt about 1 week before this problem started. the van is loaded heavy but since the c.e.l came on it has lost power and fuel mileage. we have checked for vacum leaks and any unmetered air entering the engine. we also replaced the f... Trouble codes: P0101
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2003 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13X23
HEADACHE!!. owner of vehicle is a friend of shop. came in, service engine soon light on. scanned- po300. cyl. #4 misfire. decided he wanted to tune it up himself. replaced fuel filter, cap, rotor, plugs and wires(with quality products). came back, same problem... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L unknown VIN: 2G1WF52E84
There is a buzzing/whining noise coming from the left firewall area in park/neutral only. We can only hear the noise when sitting inside the car, windows up, radio off. Under these conditions the noise is fairly loud. When you put the trans in gear the noise g...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L pinging, spark knock VIN: 1GNFK13037
Need some help from the G.M. dealer techs. This 2007 Tahoe pings (spark knock) badly on 87 octane fuel. 87 octane is the recommended fuel for this engine. Pinging (spark knock) worse when in 4 cylinder mode, but still noticable in 8 cylinder mode. Pinging goes...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3ME66G6Y
Car came in on hook, lost power while driving at 55MPH. Also stated coolant was boiling out of recovery tank? Upon cranking the engine sounded out of time. I removed the fans and accessory belts to remove the timing covers and found the engine in perfect time ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cylinder VIN: 2C3HE66GX1
Hey guys, got this 01 300m with an ignition cylinder that WILL NOT turn. Customer states it is his only key and he came out of the store with the problem acting up for the firts time. I believe I need to replace the cylinder, however, I think it needs to be in...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AL56VO1
I don't know what's going on here. The car came in a while back with a P0442 and a P0172. The Evap was fixed. the original tech found a MAP with 1.8v at idle. He swapped in a new one and voltage dropped to 1.3v at idle. Now it's back with a P0108 MAP Circuit ... Trouble codes: P0108 (MAP Circuit High Voltage), P0172 (Rich bank 1)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Low fuel pressure VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
This truck I just installed a rebuilt injector pump because of a no start and pump failure codes. It ran fine a few days and now the transfer pump varies in pressure. On first start up it will be 13psi at idle and will suddenly drop off to about 3psi. The cust...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HA18Z52
Hello all! Got this dodge with an erractic idle mostly when cold but will act up sometimes hot or cold. What happens is after initial start-up, idle's slightly high just over 1200. Slowly idle comes down, but idles up and down between 600-950. We replaced inta...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Parking ratchet VIN: 1FBJS31H9S
When I apply the parking brake and then release it the ratchet does not return the cables far enough to release the shoes. I have replaced all of the cables and the ratchet twice with no difference. I can pull the cable back with my hand and then the shoes wil...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35F96
Iam not a diesel tech but this powerstroke belongs to my brother and its how we get our dragster to the track. Its doing a few odd things. First, the battery voltage does not increase right after starting the engine, rather it takes a few minutes and then the ...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L driver side CV axle VIN: 1FAFP6538W
Can you knowledgeable technicians recommend a removal method for the driver side drive axle? Per the Haynes manual (chapter 8, section 8-6) the axle is removed by placing the trans in Park, then use a lever such as a 16" pry bar between the inner CV joint and ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5145X
Hey guys. Here is one that I have not seen before. Vehicle started out stalling sometimes as if a bad IAC with no codes. It would not do it when at the shop. Then started stalling while going down the road and set the P0320 code. It would start back up found n... Trouble codes: P0320 (ignition diagnostic moniter)
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX12WX4
Customer was driving truck and heard a noise, pulled over and heard a ticking/tapping/clacking noise. We towed it in and began diagnosis. Noise sounds like it is in the valve train area and is a "tiny" clink clink clink (steady there, a little worse when warm,...
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2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L suspension VIN: 1FTWW13P67
hi, i'm working on a 2007 f350 super duty. 6.0 diesel. owner complains of shaking and loss of control when he hits a bump at high speed. alignment is good. tires are new and balanced.the front end is tight.retorqued all fastners i've seen this on jeeps but ne...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L Starts then Dies VIN: 1GTEC14V13
This is our parts truck and I am a Volkswagen tech not real familiar with GM, came in for tune-up. Replaced plugs, wires and fuel filter. Started and ran fine. When went out to drive it was very sluggish and misfired on load. Ceck engine light came on and had ... Trouble codes: P514
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S14
Vehicle was driven in, cutting off ses light was on and flashing also reduced power light was on. Check dtc found po302 cyl 2 misfire, R&R coil and plug, spark plug was soaked with fuel, used a spark tester on coil no spark. Removed cylinder 3 coil and tested ... Trouble codes: P0302
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L door latch front door VIN: JHMCB7663M
Hi, guys, whenever we get one of these in, we knnow its going to be a headache. 1991 Honda Accord 4DR, drivers front door will not open from inside or out, anyone know of any tricks? Trying to do this with breaking the least amount of parts as possible, perfer...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.2L 5th gear VIN: 2BCCL81K3H
My question is will the clearence in the other gear efect 5th gear? the tranny is Peugeot type.I must be missing something.I have replaced 5th gear once after rebuild. thanks in advance
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Thank's in advance for your help. We took this vehicle in about two months ago after both Jeep dealerships in town told them DON'T COME BACK. Vehicle has been driving around in limp mode for over 4 years. The pcm was replaced, o2 sensors, oil pressure sensor, ... Trouble codes: P1763 (governor pressure sensor volts to high)
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L convertor lock VIN: JT8BF28G4X
hello i have issue with this es 300, it came in smoking pretty bad, so i determined that we should replace the valve stem seals. noticed alot of sludge up top, i most of spent a solid day cleaning it out. i did not remove the heads, only the valve covers, uppe...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10V3X
Got one of the fancy Toyotas here that doesn't run so good. Came in with running rich, mil on, idling poorly, and occasional stalling. Had the Snap-On guy putting on a school to try and sell more Modis scan tools. A guy named Kevin popped up from Florida long ... Trouble codes: P0172
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L 3rd gear shift VIN: WDBJF55F3V
This owners compliant is the car shifts fine, but under slightlty hard and hard ecceleration it will jerk 3rd gear. It feels like it shifts but then free wheels for a second then slams 3rd gear. I have the MODIS with Euopean 8.2 software. The menu reads: "dian...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L draw VIN: WDBPJ75J2Y
hello merc techs, i have a great cl 500 with a battery draw. it goes to sleep and when asleep draw is 40mA and it spikes about every other second to 70mA, yeah pretty minimal but it kills a battery in 2 days. i replaced the siren for water intrusion. i have ha...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL350 3.5L Battery VIN: WDB2304672
Hi, Have this Merc that does not seem to be charging,it will start,but after a bit will come up with alternator symbol in dash,saying charging problem,it has two batteries and both are 11 to 12 volts with engine running,if the car is left running it will stop ...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Electronic VIN: WMWRE33444
Greeting techs. The vent air on this vehicle is lukewarm on the left vents, cold on the right. I have a fifteen degree differential. The climate control is not a dual zone, and I am wondering if there are any known issues causing a difference in outlet tempera...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HZ14S9F
This car has been to about ever shop in town and the next town.And now to me.I would say just about ever part has been put on this car to try to fix it.I have not put any parts on it at this time.Starts good when cold.And if you turn car off and go in to gas s...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L evap canister VIN: JN1CA21DXS
Hello Nissan Techs- Out here in Calif. 1995 and older vehicles are required to pass a low pressure fuel evaporative test. Basically, you pinch off the fuel vapor line after the canister and apply pressure to the fuel tank and canister system and see if there ...
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2008 Nissan Versa S 1.8L blower motor VIN: 3N1BC13E18
need some r+r help here. customer has mouse house in fan motor. extremely noisey with minimal air flow. how does blower come out of center distribution assembly? is there a filter on this baby upstream? ive got no repair info or owners manual so its pretty dar...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start VIN: 2P4GP44G0W
Hey folks, This Grand Voyager is giving me fits. Of course, it's a relative's vehicle so nothing but problems. Replaced engine this weekend and everything went extremely smooth so I should have figured we'd have problems on startup. Problem is, it won't start...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2FS21E6J
Hello this car has a problem stalling out after starting,it exhibits a lean condition untill it enters closed loop. the engine starts runs above 1,000 rpm for a few seconds then decline steadily for a few more seconds untill it stalls the fuel pressure remains...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NF52M9V
This thing is driving me nuts, it will start and die as soon as the pcm shuts off fuel because it doesn't get the proper signal from the dash. I understand the pass lock ign. sends the signal through the ipc. The problem is the security light doesn't flash or ... Trouble codes: 1229
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L headlights VIN: WPOAA09448
When the headlights are turned on the motor doesn't stop at the raised position, lights keep going up and down until the headlight switch is turned off. I have repaired the headlight motors on Italian cars by replacing the diodes on the side on the motor, coul...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD49Y53
Im hoping some of you are more familliar with the new style 9-3 than I. This vehicle came in for some normal service tires etc,but also a complaint of a poor run. The conditions are upon a cold start after sitting over night the engine will run rough at first ... Trouble codes: P0300
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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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1988 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L Trans swap VIN: 3VWAK01H0V
Sorry for the incorrect VIN#. I have a 1988 VW Jetta diesel comming in next week for a trans swap and I need to know if the 5spd from an 85 Jetta diesel is the same? The customer has asked if I can find this out for him, and any info would definately be apprec...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L drive axels? VIN: YV1L25640W
Hello Volvo techs. did some normal diag upon hard left or right turns above 5mph this vehicle makes a classic cv axel poping noise and wont duplicate on rack. Upon inspection found two brand new front axels (napa brand). left hand more noticeable than the righ...
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1999 Volvo S70 2.3L vent control VIN: YV7LW53D3X
hello have codes 25-55 and no info in alldata and mitchel,control panel flashes 20 times then goes off you can operate the system for several minutes normally but then shuts down .basically i need help with code identification.thanks
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1987 Buick Electra Limited 3.8L Extended crank time VIN: 1G4CX5130H
As I suspected and most of you too that the fuel pump was the culprit here. The fuel pressure was building too slow after it set for a long time. Other replies ranged from tps sensor to cam sensor to crank sensor, but the majority of you said it was the fuel...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L abs sensors? VIN: 3G5DB03E62
monday may 12th. buick back in shop today.the biggest help was to use a graph on my scanner. found LF speed sensor drop off to zero at one point. it now set a coo35 code which i didnt show before. i did check sensor with a ohm meter,found a good reading at tha...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Cuts out, BACKFIRE VIN: 1G6CD533XL
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED, JOE FROM TEXAS WAS THE FIRST TO PINPOINT THE PROBLEM. I WENT RIGHT TO THAT STUD. I FOUND THE WIRES WERE CLEAN AND TIGHT BUT THE STUD THAT WENT INTO THE BLOCK WAS LOOSE. THAT WOULD EXPLAIN WHY IT WOULD ACT UP COLD NOT HOT. I REMO...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Surge, lack of power VIN: 1GNEK13R2W
this was a fuel pump problem replaced the pump and it was find thanks, for all of your help.
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L belt noise VIN: 1GCCT19W8Y
thanks for all the replys, most of them said to check powersteering alignment,but when i posted my question i said all the pullys were good and in alignment, so what i did was put a half inch shorter belt on it,and hopefully that will cure it,because nothing e...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCEK19TOY
The Fuel Mileage Has Increased Aprox 1.5 MPG We HAve In Installed a Throttle Body Spacer Kit and Reflashed The PCM again I Feel The Mileage is Fair For This Vehicle I Have Told Him To Try Midgrade Fuel To See If It Goes Up Thanks For All The Great Tips But I F...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L radio lighting VIN: 2G1WF52EX2
The customer didnt request any further testing at this time. We strongly feel after testing that the light problem was an internal problem. Thank you for all the help we received.
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35U43
Thanks to all that responded but there is an old WHO song called "I can't Explain" but on this truck I noticed the even [...] trimwould go to -5% and the miss would come in on #6 cyl so I switched o2 sensors and started the vehicle and the fuel trim for 13... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29224
Told customer to drive the truck a little harder to get turbo to work and that seems to have kept the light off. Also found out that truck is still under warranty so any more probs and it will go to dealer. Trouble codes: P0045, P0299 (T/C underboost).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L compressor clutch VIN: 33667HHTTF
hi all,after getting the wiring diagrams and pinout for the pcm i found the 5 volt reference wire broken about 1 foot from the high pressure sensor. it looked as if it had been burned ie the copper wire was brown and had to be cleaned before it would take sold...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Stall VIN: 2B3HD56R7X
we found that the cam gear was pressed onto cam slightly off, just enough to cause a problem with the new style sensors. replaced with new engine from jasper, and now all is good. thanks for all of the replies. Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent loss of cam / crank).
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
Most replies suggested checking fuel supply to the pump. Pressure was good (13psi). I had been using my Genysis scanner. I got out the Snap-On brick, and it gave a more definite injector pump failure code. I replaced the pump and it runs fine. I now have a ... Trouble codes: P1687 (No cluster bus message.), P1693 (DTC detected in PCM / DTC in companion module.).
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L tcm VIN: 1B7GG2AN81
hey guys sorry about time it took me to get back to you. everyone that replied was close on diagnose of truck. well when i had the time needed to check one more time cleared codes and drove again another code p0988 came back as well as p0770. well that rea...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L transfer case VIN: 1D7HU18N62
I want to thank the 4 responses. Most said a difference in tread depth can cause this symptom. I do believe the customer has had one tire changed on the vehicle by some other shop. I told him about that any he doesn't really think it coincides with the tire...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L control modules VIN: 1D4GP25313
This One Is Down The Road. Decided To Disconnect All Modules To See If One Was Causing An Issue As A Couple Of My Replies Suggested. Turned Out The Plastic Shield In Front Of The Left Front Wheel Was Missing & Guess Where The TCM Is Located? It Was Corroded R...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L clutch hydraulics VIN: 1FTCR15XXP
Thxs for all of the good replies- after making sure we had bled all air out(we are now experts at this function) indeed, we did have to pull trans back out & measure flywheel to a new flywheel- we could not find any specs on flywheel thickness- it was .025 thi...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L Rear Air VIN: 1FDEE14NXS
Replaced aux switch. No resistor in back as advised. Ford A/C's are notorious for melting switches/fueses, etc.
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L System VIN: 1FTSX30F5X
I want to thank all those that provided help. As I said in the beginning the solution was right in front of me but it did not make sence. There is nothing wrong with the system! It was designed to operate the compressor in all modes except panel only and f...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
Well did as most suggested and went ahead and replaced the iat#2 in the manifold has been a week know customer says so far no more light and runs great, thanks. Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr flow).
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73KX4
I checked the balancer on the crank, and the weight on the inside was broken. I replaced the balancer and the idle quality smoothed out. Thanks to all who replied!
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Chuggin back intake VIN: 1FDAF57P84
Special thanks to all the reply's! Everyone hit it on the money. Tried cleaning turbo and egr passages referring to ford TSB. Noise still persists. Sent to dealer for warrenty turbo replacement due to Variable vanes in the turbo sticking letting the boost ...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L rf speed sensor VIN: 1FTSF21Y86
Thanks for all who replied. I am grateful. The customer is an oilfeilder and declined the repair due to plans of trading the truck off. Thanks again
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Finally, My customer decided to fix her car. I went with Mike of Illinois and recommended the throttle body assy. I had already scoped the tps signals and found no glitch. I ordered the throttle body and installed same and everything is good. I drove the car a... Trouble codes: 1584 (throttle fault detected).
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Low vacuum VIN: 1J4FF48S11
I installed new spark plugs, & an air filter. They decided to not have us do any more trouble shooting. I will open a new post if I see the vehicle again, thank you for all of the help!
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB121X1
I have not had the vehicle back as the customer has told me he is out of town for the rest of this month. I will open a new post when I see the vehicle again!
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L speedometer VIN: JT8UF11E7M
thank you everyone for your input, my buddy is checking around the local yards for a used one, (good luck). he will probably trade it in for something newer, thanks again "IATN"
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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L TPM Initialization VIN: JTHCK262X6
This vehicle was looked at by four other shops without success. The local Toyota Dealer then had it for three days without success. Finally it was brought to a Lexas dealer 50 miles away who (says that they) replaced the TPMS module under factory warranty (...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 76DJ3NBN09
i check more in to it found no signal came out of tempt. control panel replace panel work great thank you for all your help
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y3W
well heres the scoop.come to find out there is an early and a late production 98.this one was late.mitchell shows vehicle having only vent solenoid and purge and the flow chart very minimal.in 99 they went to leak dtection pump with purge solenoid and vent val... Trouble codes: P0455.
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31A93
Many thanks to all who replied to this one, I received a lot of responces that said to replace throttle chamber. Appearantly this is a common problem on these vehicles, after checking all electrical connections at throttle chamber I decided to try what Ken fro... Trouble codes: 1121 (etc return spring).
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GHDX13E41
thanks to all that replied. i had a bad connection in the under hoood fuse box, cleaned the connectors and all is fine.
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2JD12T7V
Hi I checked the feeds and grounds coming into the PCM. It turned out to be an open circuit on PCM C1 pin 18 on the pink wire which goes to the under dash fuse box to the ECM injector 10 amp fuse. I ran a new wire from the fuse box to the PCM as requested by ...
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2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L headlights VIN: WPOCA29992
I WHAT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THERE HELP. EDWARD FROM PENNSYLVANIA WAS RIGHT. THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH WAS THE PROBLEM. WITH THE COMBINATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED I HAD VOLTAGE FROM TERMINAL #56 FROM THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH. WITH EVERYTHING CONNECTED I LOST VOLTAGE FROM...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Radio VIN: 1G8JW52R7Y
This is fixed and the customer is very happy. The ground "splice pack" located in the rear corner of the engine compartment is the ground bus for several circuits, one of them the radio. I had cleaned it because of the BCM issue, but did not take the connector...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JTDBF30K43
Well guys I would never have believed it, because of the readings of the 2 AF sensors being within spec that one of them could cause this vehicle to surge the way it did, but because of the replies I got, I went ahead and changed the B1S1. Went for test drive ...
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2000 Volvo V70 2.4L tcc/sl sol. VIN: YVILZ56D7Y
Hello Group, Sorry for the late reply. It seems the vehicle was fixed when the used transmission was installed! Faults in tcm memory were not cleared correctly! New updates were installed and all memory was reset. Engine lamp and upshift light off for th...
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