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1998 Acura TL 3.2L compressor VIN: JH4UA3644W
98 acura a/c quit while driving-customer stated was working good.we found system full but pcm not turning on relay.we tested relay,which will energize compressor and will cool well as long as relay is grounded,cooling fans don,t run either.all voltages ok,fuse...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F75
vehicle came from used car lot with the complaint of the check engine light on and the car "sounds rough"retrieved codes for both bank one cam sensors,checked both cam sensors w/vantage,compared signal to bank 2 sensors,seem ok. i did find a tsb talking about ... Trouble codes: 16725 (cam position sensorg40 implausible signal), 16750 (cam position sensor bbank oneg300 implausible signal)
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1989 BMW 525i 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHC2301K
Car came to me for heasitation when cold. DTC 1261 stored. Can not find info in mitchell for dtc. Drove vehicle. at about 30mph and light throttle car will buck and jerk like someone shuts the key off. Check engine light will flicker on and off when occuring b... Trouble codes: 1261
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L coolant flow/water pump VIN: 4USCC8322S
need help from all of bimmer experts, vehicle came in w/ compaint of running bad and overheating. Found coolant in cylinder #2 and of course low coolant level. Valve seats leaking on head so replacement head was installed along w/ new radiator hoses,t-stat, an...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp mode VIN: WBAGJ8321W
need help with this one trans is on the bench apart e clutc seems to be ok any help will be appreciated
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3336X
calling all BMW techs--no spark or fuel pressure - no data steam on obd2 connector- have power on 16 pin to other pin has voltage on BMW conector- has data for key mobilizer but no data on trans or engine- will check power and grounds in morning- all fuses che...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L ABS code 66 67 VIN: WBADP6335X
I need help from a BMW tech! I have 99 bmw 528i. The concern originally started as a complete inop system with a abs light, at the time The code was for the left front wheel speed sensor circut (sorry I forgot the original code). I inspcetd found that the reis...
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2004 BMW 330xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAEW53414
Hello everyone and hope you can be of some help. I have an 04 Bmw 330 xi. Intermittent no starts. Dash lights work and all is good there but no crank,if they try later in the day it will start fine. Scan test was performed found numerous burglar codes and 2nd ...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCCT14WXR
please help iatn, customer brought this vehicle in with misfires on cylinders 2,4, and 6; it idled very poorly and ran very rich. knowing that these are prone to leak we pulled upper plenum and found fuel pressure regulator leaking, but no leaks in lines. repl...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Horn VIN: 1GCCT19X0T
The horn some times does not work. I would like to know where the ground is for the steering shaft. When going over a bump in the road it can make it work or not work. It seems like it is a ground on the steering shaft problem because when it was in previously...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNCT18W0Y
Hello there I have a problem child here. This blazer is cutting out and will stall under a light load while taking off. If you brake torque the vehicle it will easily build power to where the tires just barely spin(has low power), but if you put it into gear a...
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2003 Chevrolet S10 4.3L ABS module VIN: 1GCCS19X43
Vehicle came in with ABS and brake warning lights blinking on and off. Checked codes and found a c0265 EBCM relay ckt. problem. Ran down diagnostic tree and determined that the EBCM needed to be replaced. Replaced EBCM and now there is no code c0265, however t...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 8.1L Starter relay VIN: 1GCJC33G63
This truck was towed in, customer said it died while driving, now it will not crank over. We checked it and found that everything powers up (instrument cluster and all accessories, radio etc.) with the key on. When you move the key to crank position, nothing d...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z54
This vehicle came about a month ago with MIL on & wouldn't go over 15 mph. Found PCM was in "reduced power mode" & codes P0120, P0220, & P1516. Checked scan data, all looked good so we cleared codes & couldn't get them to come back. Truck came back in 3 days ... Trouble codes: P0120 (tps sensor 1 circuit), P0220 (tps sensor 2 circuit), P1516 (TAC module throttle actuator performance)
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52F64
Have a Malibu here that has a rough Idle and misfire on all cylinders at Idle. Misfire will almost go away above 1500 rpm. Plugs are clean and dry. Injector flow test was from 52psi and droped to 40psi and all cylinders. Tested the MAP with a vacuum pump and l... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire)
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1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L charge voltage VIN: 1B7GL23X0S
Customer states all of a sudden the charge gauge dropped at stop with loads on which never did before. Clean like new truck. Tried new everything. The green wire from the computer that grounds the field looks clean on scope and goes to complete ground when all...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z41
this truck will only die when you put it in reverse.if you start it then put it in drive,no problem.and if you start it then put it in drive then go to reverse,no problem.only dies when you start engine then go directly into reverse.set all tests up to see wha...
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1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Surge, LEAN at low speed VIN: 1FABP41E4K
Thsi fine piece came in not running after two buddies and a couple of six packs put head gaskets on it under a large tree. We got it going and found out that the intake manifold had not had the gaskets scraped off and a lot of leaves left in valley and was lea...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP4447R
Hi techs,this one's running high HC's and neg Fuel trims.The upstream and downsteam o2's are all switching close to the same and I suspect the cats are hollow but that doesn't account for the FT's being negative.It would probably pass with cats but it still ru...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Hi to all, this windstar had ABS code 1175 left rear speed sensor, clean and adjusted works good now. The problem I'm having is with the van running on hoist three[3] speed sensors are working and the left rear isnt. The right rear will read after the front sp...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L O/D light blink @ warm up VIN: 1FTCR10A8T
Howdy everyone. I'm Clay down here in hot Louisiana with a troubled Ford Ranger. Our customer came in just under 1,000 miles ago for his transmission fluid service. Since he comes to use every 30,000 miles religiously, we had no worries flushing fluid on a pic...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Lock-up VIN: 2FMZA5147W
Van was brought in with no shift complaint. Did not experiance that prob. but noticed on test drive with scanner that the tcc slip never dropped below 180 rpm at 100% apply.Has code 1744. Removed transmission and discovered that its out of a same year windstar...
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTPX28W3W
i need a little help w/ this one truck came in w/ misfire #8 leak down showed intake leak 0 compression. we sent the head out and reinstalled. now has misfire #6 and #7 cranking compression 125 to 130 running compression drops to 50 lbs. approx. any ideas ? do... Trouble codes: P0306, P0307
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive smoke VIN: 1FTSW31F1X
I'm hoping for some suggestions from any diesel techs. I have this PowerStroke that is running really bad and huffs grey smoke like a freight train. It will hardly run, but I can get it to idle when cold and run some tests. It has a whole laundry list of codes...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF21F5X
Thanks in advance. I work on 7.3's alot around here but this one has me stumped. Along with my friends at Ford. This truck originaly came in missing on No# 3 and 8. I ran a buzz test and passed but failed contribution test. So we put No#3 & 8 in it ran better ... Trouble codes: P0269 (Cylinder 3 Contribution Failure)
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L trans case VIN: 2FMZA52411
We have noticed that on the AX4N transmission we have seen an unusually high incidence of leakage at the bellhouse after rebuilding of trans. We replace torque converter, seal and front pump, but still leaks. The only cure we have found is replacement of the c...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U82
I appreciate any ford techs that may know something i do not. This vehicle was brought to us for failing emissions and lack of power. The vehicle had the codes p0301 and p0316. misfire codes. Another shop had already replaced the plugs and the wires. Then they... Trouble codes: P0301, P0316 (misfire detected at start up)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21595
truck came in running horrible - sputters pops backfire - intermittent wont have any throttle response - have po022 , po011 , po171 , po300 , po305, po307, po308, p2197, have no clue were to begin
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1999 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGEM1152X
honda tech, please help. car came in with loss power going uphill. map sensor reading over 1volt & timing off - unable [...] spec. check timing belt, line up oaky. rerfome valve adjustment, some too tight & some too loose and replace distributor, get be...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Starting VIN: KMHWF35VX1
ive got a problem child. the customer states that every once in awhile it wot start. when it acts up it wont crank or make any noises. it may not do it but every 2-3 weeks. ive had it for a week and nothing!!! is there anything that is common on these to make ...
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, reduced power light VIN: 4S2DM58W63
Truck came in with complaint of light and no power,scan had codes 1125,1295,1220,1515,1221 pinpoint tested system ohm checked tps,aps, and harness. Researched archives and found a few similar cases, ordered new throttle body from dealer after attempted cleanin... Trouble codes: 1125 (etc perf), 1295 (etc manage), 1220 (tps2), 1515 (tps corr), 1221 (tps1)
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L remote VIN: SAJHX1741T
Jag techs I need your help.I have this 96 xj6 and the keyless entry does not work.I do get the one beep sound when the keyfob is pushed, but nothing happens. The central locking does work arming and disarming the system like it is supposed to. When the system ...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L oil pressure VIN: SAJKX6244W
put chains (4), tensioners and guides on vehicle. left cam tensioner had missing plastic guide. ran about twenty miles when oil light came on. oil pressure below 4 lbs at idle warm. reexammined chain, orings, changed seals on vvt guides, removed oil pan and fo...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01N51
Customer says the car quit while she was driving. Towed to dealer; diagnosed as failed ecu. Customer supplied used ecu which was installed and programmed by the dealer. Car ran but not well and logged 17 codes. Dealer cleared codes but they returned. This ecu ... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft detected engine disabled)
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1J4FX58S1S
Hi, All... This is my personal Jeep. C/S Balancer has gone bad (old age). Jeep Parts Department folks whom I've dealt with for 25+ years say the balancer has been updated AND the oil slinger must be removed as part of the update... I believe I can change the s...
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2005 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 134FA29155
Hey all you jeep guys. This Wrangler was sent to us by another shop with a no crank no start condition. Our inspection found no ground to the starter relay from the PCM. We check all the power and grounds to the PCM and all were good as was the security system...
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2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L No comp operation VIN: KNAFE12236
Need a little insight on this Kia I know miles are low and car is probably under warranty but all the Kia dealers close by have gone bye bye I wonder why! If I use modis to fire comp relay it engauges looking at wiring diagram it looks like there is a triple s...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALME11424
front left bag has a hole in it. my problem is the closest dealer is in portalnd and they say they are not equip. to handle hazardous materials, and will not ship, other dealers into cali. will not even ship. does any one have any sources that will help the ou...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Air suspension VIN: JT8VF11E9P
Ride height sensor light flashes in dash. All height sensor check good and air bags are good. Some time the rear rides really rough. Any thoughts would be most appreciated. Thanks Jeff.
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L wont go into gear VIN: JM1BJ2216X
Hey guys, ive got this 99 mazda protege here and it will not go into gear. the shifter does move very easily into the correct drive, however, all we get from the tranny side is a buzzing noise coming from the neutral switch area and no reaction from the tranny...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L 3rd gear VIN: JM1BJ24572
Hello fellow tranny gurus. I'm pulling my hair out here and thankyou in advance for any help you can offer. This vehicle came back several days ago with 3-4 clutch and 2-4 band obliterated. I went through the trans carefully trying to find a reason that it fai...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L code VIN: WDBJF70J12
Battery went dead and was replaced by customer. Radio is locked. I called Mercedes and they gave me an Unlock code after I supplied a VIN number, but it doesn't seem to work. After putting in the 5 digit code, the first number begins to flash again. Is there a...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L abs pump VIN: WDBUF65J34
We picked the car up from the customer and on the way to the shop brake warning light came on in the dash cluster. A quick brake inspection revealed nothing out of the ordinary. Everything seems fine. Scanned vehicle with Modis no codes in any module trans, or...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L A/C panel VIN: WDBSK75F76
Hi there, have a customer's SL 500 in the shop with the A/C inop. Found the A/C operating panel dead: no LED's on, no fan control, etc. Tried to read DTC's with the Launch Scanner; no communication to ECU possible. Looks like the A/C control panel might be dea...
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L pats VIN: 2MEFM75W73
This vehicle was at the local gas station and after filling would crank but not start. It seemed like it wanted to start but just would not. When towed into the shop we found that there was injuctor pulse, spark, would crank but no fuel pressure. We were able ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51A71
Hi all, I’ve been working on this Sentra off and on for a few days now. Problem is it won’t accelerate as if a catalyst were clogged. Runs up in neutral ok to about 4000 when it misses slightly, but won’t produce much power in gear. Data stream looks ok except... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0172 (Lean bank 2)
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T6V
This car starts fine but sets a code P0335 every time. I have replaced the crank and cam sensors, ignition module and PCM. Checked the wiring and terminals from the crank sensor to the ignition module,and from the ignition module to the PCM...all ok, no proble... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Shaft Position Sensor Circuit)
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NE12TXW
hey guys i have a 98 grand am that is driving me insane it will stall when the cooling fans come on just sitting idling if you idle it up it will just stumble a little or it will stall when driving and come to a stop. i replaced the cooling fan cause i thought...
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1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L sir
Greetings GM wizards. Sorry about the lack of VIN, I had the last 8 [[...]] but not the first 10. I'm stuck on this Montana that has a now-steady code B1042, for "LH side seat belt pretensioner circuit" I've followed the Mitchell Diagnostic tree but quite f...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L all dash lights, i.e... abs, trac, cel VIN: 1G2NW12E72
this vehicle was brought into our shop with the customer complaining that all the dash "dummy" lights were on and would not go out. the car was driven by us for several days without being able to reprduce the problem. finally on the seventh drive the abs light...
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1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L control panel/compressor VIN: Y53CD68U3T
This vehicle has been in before with a bad compressor. (no significant output pressure) Customer supplied a used unit which worked fine at the time, though it would not engage the compressor in the auto mode, only in economy mode. Customer returned this week w...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68661
Is there a connection with the nuetral/trans switch related fault. Is there any information on the repair procedure. Trouble codes: P0507
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R5X
This truck intermittently pops a check engine light. customer says it seams to happen after filling the tank. Drove the car rear o2 fluctuates some, more than it should. Front a/f sensor fluctuates some, but doesn't seam like it's enough,to me. How much is the... Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L check engine VIN: JTDBT1237Y
HEY GUYS, WELL HERES THE STORY, THIS 200 ECHO CAME IN FOR ACCESORY BELTS SO WE CHANGED THEM, NO BIG DEAL. ONE DAY LATER THE OWNER COMES IN AND SAYS SHE HAS NO BRAKEING WHATSOEVER, SO WE TEST DROVE IT AND ITS TRUE, IT FEELS LIKE THERE IS NO BARAKE BOOST. CEHCK...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWVA81H7W
Hi All Kind of puzzles here. Working on a 1999 2.0L Jetta, that runs/idles great when cold, after running for about 1 minute is will start to sputter and cough, sometimes even dies. Restart in right away and it will sputter,cough etc... if you let if cool down...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
this 2000 Passat came in with EPC, check engine, emmissions workshop, engine workshop lights on. also the car had erractic idle and lack of power. codes were 18084 , 18098 . we replaced the Mass air flow sensor and changed the trottle body and did a manual ada... Trouble codes: 18084 (18098-), 18098
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Heater fan VIN: YV1LW5579W
When driving with electronic climate control on, temp controls low, A/C on, fresh outside air coming in, The heater fan will shut off after a few minutes @ highway speeds. When I slow down fan will start coming back on @ 25mph & be back to normal speed @ 15mph...
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS275X3
This happened immediately after I replaced the T-stat and CTS. The code was not present prior to that. I have quadruple checked that I didn't pinch any wires and best as I can tell this is a wierd fluke. I have verified correct mechanical timing of cam (Not w... Trouble codes: ECM62
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L vsa VIN: 2HNYD18633
This one is fixed. Thanks to Sergey and Edgar. You guys were right on the mark. Heres the steps I followed Short the SCS circuit to body ground using the HDS. Make sure the vehicle is parked on a level surface. Do not touch the brake pedal during step 5 th...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L tach signal VIN: WAUDH68D91
Thanks for all the replies. The problem was in the A/C control head, it was taking out the RPM signal somehow and also made the tach inop in the cluster. New A/C module and all is well... We got the cluster back and it is working great as well. Thanks again,
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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L MIL On VIN: WAUAT48H04
Customer has not returned for futher diagnosis. The Info still is very vague on this system. Woul like to check electrical connectors for water intrusion being this car has a drop top. Thanks for the help.
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1993 BMW 318is 1.8L No Start VIN: WBABE6316P
Thanks to Wayne,Ralph,Michael,Luther,Dan,Erik and Bert. The final fix was to have the DME coded,and to restore connections (corrosion) at pin 26 (+) and pin 28(-) that prevented the coding sequence. This vehicle did not have the EWS l (ELECTRONISHE WEGFAHRSPE... Trouble codes: 1444 (no fault).
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1990 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4AH54N0L
No need to re-flash the ECM just move the prom over to new unit, so easy a caveman could do it….. A new ECM corrected the loss of data stream and also made the car run pretty good. However it still had a very mild miss. Ran as one expert said “like it was ner... Trouble codes: 88 (ECM Reset), 21 (TPS volt).
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L LH tail and parking lamps stay on VIN: 1G4CW52K5Y
Thanks to all those that responded to my request for help. We verified all the wiring and bulbs were OK and decided to replace the flasher module. The key here was the cornering lights did NOT stay on when the left turn signal did remain on, so that allowed us...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
Thanks so much for the replys. Alex, you hit it right on the head. My technician who stated he had checked all timing marks in reality had not actually checked chain from crankshaft to intermediate sprocket. After front cover removed found timing off between c... Trouble codes: P0340 (IC module cam reference CKT no frequency), P1571 (Traction Control system Pulse Width Modulated circuit no frequency.).
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L windows door locks and radio VIN: 1G6DM57NX3
Thank you so much for the help. I left the battery disconnected over night and problem has not returned in 2 weeks. Now the wipers coming on on there own was a result completely seperate involving just a bad wiper module.
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1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, Hard Start VIN: 1G1YY3189K
First off, "Thank You"! Gentlemen that took their precious time to help me fix my neighbors,"Baby".She just took it out for a test drive and came back with green backs in her hand,Smiling from ear to ear.David from Texas,and Ronald from California,Ding-Ding, y...
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1993 Chevrolet G30 Hi-Cube 5.7L engine VIN: 1GBHP32KOR
For those who suggested that we re-torque the intake manifold, thank you. While the final results are not in yet, it appears that this may be the fix. The manifold bolts were extremely loose although they were torqued initially. We have since re-torqued them a...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 2GCEC19M7T
Customer took the truck and has not returned. have checked for powers and grounds and everything seems ok. leaning torward computer but customer hasn't returned. Trouble codes: P0122, P1122, P0172, P0175, P1406, P0748.
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1ND52M6X
After reading all the replies. I have determined that this condition is normal for this vehicle. The fans are coming on at the right time. If your driving down the road, the gauge stays about the middle. Pressure test cooling system, system holding pressure an...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L window switches VIN: 1GNDS13S92
Howdy again, I should have said that I took a rear window switch apart and found no logic in the switch, for there isnt, it does not have to be programmed. Only the front switches need programming and that being said I still find no logic in even that! Those e...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J93
Finally duplicated concern. only 9 volts at fuse block. replaced ign switch. car run good
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L noise VIN: 1G1ND52J03
received several great replies thank you everyone i did what the tsb said about the strut bearing plates but what i missed was the very top plate of the strut// it only is a round plate with a rubber sleeve in it// replace both sides and no more noise//...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L compressor VIN: 3C4FY58BX5
Sorry guys,it took me so long to reply.First of all thank you very much to all of you who took their time to help ,and you guys know who you are.Anyway the customer came back yesterday and left the car with me for the whole day.As I mentionned before the fan w...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1B4HS28N1Y
Thanks for all your help, Caleb from South Carolina hit the nail right on the head(to be specific, the passenger side head). I hooked up a vacumn guage and it was bouncing all over the place. We moved the right side cam gear over one tooth and it's back to ... Trouble codes: P0356 (Ignition Coil F Primary/Secondary Circ. Malf.).
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Starting VIN: 2B3HD43R31
Hello all, This one is fixed! Heres the deal. This was an auction special. We pulled the cover off the ASD relay to find electrical tape holding the contacts closed-creating the draw. The problem was the Blue/Yellow wire from the computer was broken. That wi...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L oil pan VIN: 3D7HU18N22
well the customer hasnt returned yet so I havent actually done the job yet. I recieved 4 replies, 3 say drop the front axle, 1 says not ness. I will add to the post after I do the job. Thanks for your input. Flat rate is 4.0hrs Ted
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Front Brakes VIN: 1FDKE30F0S
Finally fixed! I forgot to mention, alignment shop did set front camber and caster and changed from equal caster both sides to .4deg less positive on left side. Alignment and ball joints did alleviate problem somewhat. Installed air bags in front coil springs....
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Air Bag Light VIN: 2FMZA50462
Thank You for your input. I went through the Ford Tech Bulletin a couple of more times and looking at the seat wires there was a broken wire. The fix was repair the broken wires under the passenger seat. It must have warn through rubbing against the brace. ...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L electric window VIN: 1ZVFT82HX5
I accidently deleted one of the many responses I received but Brad [...] and James were some of the helpful people that responded. The motor had to be re-initalized and all was well, amazing what good information can do.
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21536
Well where do I start, other than to say I am glad this one is on the road again. 14 replies, 5 of you told me to go global and find misfire data in mode 6 . This did get me the info I needed because Cylinder #6 showed a higher value reading than the others. R... Trouble codes: P0174.
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1987 Honda Civic 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1HGEC4533H
The customer came and picked up the car, took it to a shop that handles Hondas on a dailey base and was told that the carburator needed to be rebuilt.
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L dash lights VIN: 1HGCG1651X
Well you were all correct, it is because of the alternator again. I had put in a NEW after market unit and it did not do the job. A Honda unit was the fix. With parts coming from all over the world now, it is hard to figure who's is good and who's is garbag...
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F3X
THANKS FOR THE POSTS FROM FRED AND TIM, I CHECKED THE PRESSURE SENSOR AND IT SHOWED 1.4 VOLTS. SO I REPLACED PRESSURE SENSOR AND RETESTED NOW HAD 2.5 VOLTS AFTER RUNNING MONITORS VOLTS WERE DOWN TO 2.1- 2.2VOLTS. ALL MONITORS RAN AND NO PENDING CODES.WHAT KIL... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent control valve malfunction).
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Air Bag VIN: SAJHX1249W
Thanks for the replies. I replaced the wiper motor with a good used one and Also cleaned the ground at the battery to body conection. the air bag lite is still on and we are taking it to Jag speacial list in harvey Ill. thanks again. Chip
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12191
The problem was the new pump was shorted and would instantly trigger new code. Installed new leak detection pump from dealer and problem solved. 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 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Air bags VIN: SALTW12441
Thanks to all that sent information. It ended up being the air bag. After loading the backend with weight and bouncing the truck it started to leak at the seam at the top around the sealing ring. Thanks to all for the help
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L crank shaft VIN: SALNM22282
thanks so much for taking the time to help me my thanks to billy [...]. i have to wait to get this parts for now [piston rod bearings and crank bearigs] becouse is not easy to gethem the information that i found is landroover is no...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L alternator VIN: 5LMPU28L4W
i replaced dash unit with used cluster from salvage yard and truck started charging,truck has went to texas and back on vacation with no problems
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1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L second gear VIN: JMINA3581R
Joourneymen good day. Thanks to Rusty, Micheal, David, Dino, Alan and Greg [...] managed to get the gearbox broken down, parts ordered and recieved. Although it's not completly assembled I don't forsee any problems ahead. My biggest worry was causing more prob...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Compressor VIN: WDBEA34E3P
Thanks very much to the folks who replied.With some more testing before I changed the Compressor & speed sensor I found the push button Control unit not fiunctioning properly.I had a used one available to me & tried it,and all's well.AC compressor works on def...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L LT fuel trim high VIN: 1ZWFT61L2Y
thank you all for the help- I never found a vac. leak- smoke- propane-- drive car 20 miles with full to half throtte- no change at all in Baro- MAF senor reading normal- let customer take car and asked to bring back after driving 2 weeks- customer has not call...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L6Y
Thanks for the information received. I ended up pulling the tank AGAIN and bench testing both of my new pumps. One did nothing at all which I traced to the fuel output line on the pump being slightly smaller in diameter and allowing the pressure to bleed off...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33493
Thanks for the replies. After duplicating the P/T, light-load fuel trim several more times, and confident we had no ground, vacuum, fuel delivery or input issues causing it, we opted to replace the front o2 sensor and see what happens. Remember, duplicating t... Trouble codes: P2096 (Post Cat Fuel Trim Too Lean).
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L power steering pump VIN: WMWRE33526
Journeymen, this car was an obvious case of no product knowledge. After replies from Steve, Dan and Gerrod we knew where to look and what to look for. Bloody simple after that replaced the 80 amp Fusible link and up, up and away. Test driven today and all is ...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L mode and intake motor VIN: 1N4AL11D23
well after further diagnosing found that the amplifier control unit was at fault. it was not sending voltage to the blend door motors!
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1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.8L over voltage code 51 VIN: 2G3AJ81W6J
Thanks for all the help on this olds. I fixed the problem by replacing the ecm with a reman. Started up with no codes and all perimeters where they should be. Customer had a little problem with the sudden demise of the oem part. Was fine after explaning there ... Trouble codes: 51 (High Voltage 19v).
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GHDX13E61
This one is solved but the finds are troubling. A known good 7x crank sensor cleared it up, but here's the trouble. I had already scoped the 7x signal and low ref several times before, even during the cut out event and the signal remained clean. So why did'nt ... Trouble codes: P1122, P1189, P1626.
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