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1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L AC/Heat selection VIN: WAUBJ58C4P
When the temp control(center knob) is in the cold position, the right (position) knob works fine. Wherever you put the control, i.e. dash vents, feet, or defrost, all works fine. When you put the temp control on hot, air blows from the front vents only, and wi...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L signal module VIN: WAUYP54B01
Here is a strange one. Car came in with no turn signals, but hazards were fine. Replaced the combination module in the dash and the signals now work, but the module makes a erratic buzzing noise when the signals are not applied, with no buzzing when they are a...
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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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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1FP21F6K
OK..I dont ask for help much on here but I got one thats drivin me crazy. I am a Honda tech but IM working on this one at home. I do have some previous GM experience but I need you GM guys to help me out on this one. Here goes. This IROC was brought to me with...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L abs module-no communication VIN: 1G1JF52T0W
vehicle came in with the abs and brake warning lights on. hooked up Solus and checked for DTCs. no communication between module and scanner. checked DLC connection, fuses and relay:good. checked for communication between scanner and PCM:ok. suspected a failed ...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L feul and temp gauge VIN: 1G1NE52J9X
car came in with no feul gauge or temp gauge.hook modis up and the fuel sender has 205 ohms checked back at sending unit with meter and 207 ohm.than looked at cooling temp and the scanner show its working goes from the temp out side to 220 than the fans come o...
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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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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L low power,boggs VIN: 2G1WX15K61
Hello,I have been working on this 01 Monte Carlo SS 3.8 vin k. Customer has replaced the Cat,and Fuel Pump to try and correct the problem.MAF had erratic readings for me and eng would die when tap testing,so ihave replaced that as well.Heres the problem,after ...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Dash vibration VIN: 1G1JC12F63
This car has a vibration in the dash right behind the center defrost vent the whole dash pad in this area will vibrate up and down but only when the ac is on and the rpms are just right between 800 and 1100. It seems to be most noticeable when slowing for a st...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Oil Leak VIN: 1GCHK23193
The vehicle came in with the oil level light on. There was oil dripping all over the ground. The oil pressure is low on the gauge and a large amount of oil is coming out of the draft tube. We are not shure why oil is continuing to come out of the draft tube at...
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2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TD52674
thanks for any and all help on this one. orginially came in with po300 and po1781. changed plugs and wires. no help, can find no intermitten miss. tested po1781 tcm sending engine speed info to pcm false. test called for checking voltage on c.a.n system from p... Trouble codes: P0300, P0700, P700, P1781
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2005 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L starting VIN: E75D133948
van was brought to shop, customer explained he was driving down the road and the van died all of a sudden with no warning. van does not crank over, I checked batt voltage wich was acceptable at 12.6,checked fuseable links a starter and found to be good.Checked...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L A/C compressor VIN: 2GTEK13T56
A/C clutch was melted. Replaced with complete assembly. No A/C clutch operation. Charge is good. Any known concerns with A/C on these???
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L compressor VIN: 1C3HC56F3S
Hi fellow technicians: Have this ac problem on this LHS. The ac compressor will not engage. The refrigerant is fully charged. Checked for codes and none found. Checked for codes on control head and no codes present. I can activate compressor clutch with scan ...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
Towed in. no spark but has injector pulse. Checked spark from coil ok. put new cap and rotor still no spark. Does it need a distributor or am I missing something ? Thanks for the help.
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start
thanx everybody for your replies. this one i hope is an easy one, vehicle cranks does not start. fuel pressure is good. vehicle looses sync between crank and cam. had both sensors replaced. still no start. to make a long story short: found out car will start i...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L speedometer VIN: 3D7KA28C03
I had to take the dash out of this vehicle and replace the instrument cluster. I was able to find a used cluster with almost the exact mileage. With the new cluster in all the engine monitoring guages work. The Speedometer and tach are not working. Truck drive...
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1993 Eagle Summit LX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JE3CB50G9P
running rich oxygen sensor stuck 1.0,on time for injectors at idle at 6 msecs. any advice or help appreciated
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Surge
Hey everyone, This veichle is on dual fuel, Petrol and LPG. The veichle has a surge/buck on accell, decel cruise and is also low on power on both petrol and lpg. But the car will idle perfectly and start really easy. I have tried the common causes found on iat...
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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 Explorer Sport 4.0L Multiple codes VIN: 1FMYU22E0W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I have this explorer in doing all sorts of "unshifty" things and the light on. Has codes 1747, 0743, 0750, 0755, 0760, 0765, 1451, 0135, 0155, 1409. The bulk of these are the shift solenoid codes and O2 sensor heater cod...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34F93
Good morning. Vehicle originally was brought in 1000 miles ago with a stall no start complaint. I found codes P1316 and P1293 with right bank injectors not firing upon buzz test. I removed valve cover to inspect harness but found no issues as continuity from H... Trouble codes: P1316 (idm fault codes detected), P1292 (high side 2 left short to grd. or b), P1293 (high side open right group)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E63
I have 2 codes in this one. Lean bank 1 lean bank 2,fuel pressure and flow are good. No vacuum leaks found, intake plenum gaskets have been replaced. No egr to screw up. Long term fuel trim is 25% on both banks. At idle the short term fuel trim runs up to 18% ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L torque converter lock-up VIN: JHLRD1845V
has a judder in chassis at 30 mph when lock-up converter engages,i didnt find any chart containing specific speeds at which lock-up should occur. normal at all other times,steady cruise 30mph right when rpm drops as lock-up occurs judder begins.. rpms are arou...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Abs/module/pump VIN: HGEJ8273WL
hello everyone. please help honda techs. this is a weird one. abs light was on when i drove the car in, scaned and found codes 12-01 rf WSS failure, 16-01 RR WSS failure, 18-01 Lr Wss Failure, 54-01 fail safe relay falure and 61-01 battery voltage failure. I t...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L abs/tcs module VIN: 1HGCM66575
car got into acc. recived code 84-1 says to r r abs/tcs module did that still get the same code
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1992 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHY1745N
Im working on a 1992 Jaguar XJ6 Soverign. It will not start. After doing a full tune up the vehicle will not start. The firing order is correct, and the vehicle ran fine before the the tuneup. We replace the ignition coil and the crank position sensor. Help!? ...
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1986 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 2.8L Stall, hard start VIN: 1JCWC784ZG
Hello to all, I have a problem child. The Jeep came in after sitting for several years. Running very poorly and with blown exhaust manifold gaskets. The new owner told me to keep it until it is fixed...I put new manifold gaskets on and performed a complete tu...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L interior lights,overhead console,door locks radio. VIN: 1J4GZ58S0P
Can anyone inform me where fuse #8 originates from? we found that fuse #8 controls all of the acc. that are not working and jump with power and now all things work. i need to know where #8 starts, mitchell is not clear.Thanks for any replies Robert [...].
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L brakes VIN: 1J4GW58N4Y
PLEASE HELP!!! Hello, towed in last week no brake pedal(bad master,internal failure) replaced master cyl, also sold front pads and rotors (worn low). Customer took car next day complained of brakes dragging and car down on power. I took back and road tested ho...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GW48S72
Hello all and thanks for reading this in advance this jeep has a code 21 valve power feed circut i followed the flow chart in mithchel and it say to check fuse #19 to see if it is blown which it's not then want to make sure there is power there and there is th...
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALHC1344S
1994 Range Rover LWB This vehicle shakes violently when hitting a bump at speeds above 50mph. The car was originally one with air suspension. The previous owner converted it to coil springs. The shaking is literally the front axle jumping up and down off of t...
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2003 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L Vibration VIN: SALNE222X3
This vehicle has a hard vibration at about 20-25 mph at medium throttle. It goes away as quick as it appears. It does seem to get worse with more throttle. I think it is an engine miss(even though there are no codes and it only happens at 25mph) and my boss th...
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1994 Lexus SC300 3.0L compressor VIN: JT8JZ31C4R
system is full, no tr. codes. no power to compressor. no flashing lites. no ground on terminal #2 at clutch relay, power and grnd on all other terminals. no power at press sensor. am able to jump # 3 & 5 at relay, then works fine. thanks for all yr help.
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L SRS system VIN: JTHBF30G32
Okay Techs, I have a vehicle purchased used recently by a customer and it is in my shop with the SRS light on. He was told by the seller that the vehicle was in a minor collison in 2004. The collison did not cause air bag deployment(they are intact), but the l...
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L radio VIN: 1LNLM81W6S
when the vehicle is shut off the radio sometimes will not turn off after opening drivers door. also sometimes when it just sets after turning off and the radio goes off when opening drivers door. The radio will then come back on at times and stay on with nothi...
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1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3148L
The technical data i have for this vehicle is very vauge at best.Am curious as to where computer gets its data for injector pulse as there is no cam or crank sensors.I'm assuming from distributor this is only a guess .Does any one have any good data or advice....
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVHP84C35
Customer Brought vehicle in for engine replacement. Engine was changed out for same year engine, had to switch over exhaust manifold, and Remove Coil pack, to accommodate the coil on plug set up. Every thing else was the same. Put engine in vehicle, and car wo... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP Sensor Curcuit Malfunction)
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1989 Mitsubishi Montero SP 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA7FJ43S0K
I have not seen this before in my 30 plus years working on these damn things we call cars. This truck looses spark ONLY in drive and ONLY cyl #2. At idle in park, it has spark but when you put it into gear, no spark and only #2 cyl. Any ideas? I changed the ca...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L transfer case VIN: JA4NW51S93
Good Morning all, We have the above mentioned Montero in for diagnosis due to the 4wd lights flashing and transfer case not switching between modes (2h to 4h, 4hlc or 4llc). Vehicle arrived with t-case stuck in 4hlc. When we shifted the selector lever to any o...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
Greetings fellow techs.I have this nissan that is confusing me.Vehicle has recent aftermarket dist before we got it.Anyway here is the problem.The car almost always takes a long time cranking before it will fire.Once it fires it idles fine but on a road test w...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L oil consumption VIN: 5N1AR18U45
This person just purchased vehicle. No history except customer carried to dealer and they replaced v. cover trying to fix problem. Has anyone ran across this problem? Are Nissans having problems with rings or possibly valve guide seals. Would a leak down test ...
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52T7V
some times the car starts no problems. at time no pateran car start then stalls secerity light flashes 5 time or more. leve key on when light stops flashing starts up. i replaced ignition cyl. and relern comuter. got part from dealer and new key from dealer. j... Trouble codes: P1629 (theft deterrent no signal)
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1987 Other GM Coupe 5.0L TCC solenoid VIN: 12AAV1230H
The Avanti factory purchased NEW '87 Monte Carlo SS, removed body and installed their body. PROBLEM: At 60 mph on interstate TCC solenoid will keep turning on and off. Do not notice any problems with TCC solenoid below 60mph. Scanner shows road speed constan...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L battery VIN: 1P4GP45R5V
Thank you for reading this. This car is driven about once a week and goes through a 700 cca Interstate battery about every 9 months. It charges 13.4, but has a key off draw of 80ma even after sitting for 30 minutes. Testing reveals: 1. After waiting about 5 m...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L power antenna VIN: 1G2WJ12X3R
Greetings. Looking for schematic for this power antenna setup. It is the non relay oonfig (coupe). Alldata and Chiltons only provide for the relay config (sedan). The connector at the antenna motor has org, drk grn, and blk wires. Org is always hot driving the...
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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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2001 Saturn LW300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JWR82R7
eng service light on, eng and driveability ok, passed e-test with flying colours, otc scanner shows that the pre - cat o2 sensors are not working ( we checked connections ok)customer reluctant to put in 2 $475.00 o2 sensors. what puzzles us is if these o2 sens... Trouble codes: P0151
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L coolant VIN: 5GZCZ63B62
hello all, i,m here just trying to establish a starting point on this 1..i just aquired this vue.it has coolant in the radiator & it looks like it has been overflowing for a while..it was a trade in at a local used car dealer,& i got involved in this my by my ...
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 5GZCZ63B63
The vehicle came into my bay with problem with the steering being to hard. This vehicle is equipped with an electronic steering with module. When you start the vehicle up the steering is too hard, if you restart the vehicle the steering becomes light again. Th...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAVN73K3S
Ok Toyota techs I need a little reassurance. Truck came in with complaint of low power and running poorly when warm. SES light was on. Scanned and got code P0330. Alldata lists possible causes as 1.open or short in knock sensor circuit 2. 2 knock sensor 2 loos... Trouble codes: P0330 (no knock sensor 2 signal to ECM with engine speed 2000 rpm)
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2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L Starting VIN: JTDPR32003
This is a good one! Car came in, no start, no crank...missing a ground to the starter relay from the ECM. Car has weird manual trans with no clutch...No check engine light, no gear selector indicator light, no security light has code po863 Transmission control...
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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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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWPD63B4X
Hi Fellows, so we have the car . The dealer send us a ABS module 8E0 998 375 B or Bosch No. 1 273 004 285. According to this VIN : [...] All the 3 codes with ABS & red BRAKE light are gone , except the Traction control light & now we have this new...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21CC8
car came in cel misfire #4. had spark injector pulse,found #4 injector leaking vacum when smoked intake looking for leaks. replaced o rings then replaced coil from another car same misfire code. all this happens at idle obove 1500 car runs fine. ran a bottle o... Trouble codes: 304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAF63D94
car came in had a broken arm to the intake runner replaced arm @cleard code p0308 302 306 305 307 came back car will miss ck comps 170 car has injector pulse spark is ok timing belt is on i removed intake and insp no problem seem. Trouble codes: 16684 (p0300 / 17951 p1543/ 1758 p1172 /17987 p1579), 16691 (p0307), 16686 (p0302), 16689 (p0305), 16692 (p0308), 16690 (p0306)
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1993 Volvo 240 2.3L warning lights, gauges VIN: YV1AS8806P
This one came in with no instrument lighting, temp gauge reading low. After removing inst cluster found only one lighting bulb, burnt out. Installed 2 bulbs, still no inst lighting. Put in new voltage stabilizer and temp gauge worked find. While trying to figu...
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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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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Hesitation, bucking VIN: 1G4HP52L0R
THANKS TO ALL THAT OFFERED HELP. FINALLY AFTER TRYING IGN MODULE AND CRANK / CAM SENSORS AND CHECKING WIRING WE INSTALLED A COMPUTER WHICH SOLVED THE PROBLEM Trouble codes: P0341, P0342.
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs VIN: 2GCEC19R5V
Thanks for all the help I finally fixed this one after replacing brake hoses and rotors and pads
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L fuel gauge erratic VIN: 1GBJK34J0W
What we had was an intermitant tank sensor in the rear tank. We checked the ohms when it was acting up and found 10,000 ohms on the rear tank when it should be 40 to 250 ohms. Trouble codes: P0462 (fuel level sensor).
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Traction control light VIN: 2GCEC19V43
We deliver the vehicle this way , customer is supposed to bring it back to check the other issue. We check back with the dealer and we had the right part.
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2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Extended Cranking VIN: 1GCFG15TX5
as we thought pcm did fix after the ign feed (orange) chafing was repaired. still haven't had a chance to open up the old pcm to check it out. thanks guys. -J Trouble codes: P0342 (cmp low).
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L starter
Hey Guys, Thanks for the info but nothing really helped,waS told to change starter.Could not do this as it works perfect when you jumper relay?As some suggested to check grounds did this 3 or 4 different times before posting?Anyway thanks again for taking the ...
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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L timing chain VIN: 1FMEU15H2S
Thanks for all of the responses, as there seems to be no real consenses, so I removed the timing cover and found a double roller chain and gear, factory in this case, there was no real problem to start with except the customer wanted to insur no pending proble...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTSS35L7X
I got several replies on this one. Most replies stated that the customer overheated the trans which caused the front seal to fail. Vehicle came back and I test drove the vehicle. I was unable to notice any slipping in any of the gears. With the scanner I was a...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Starter VIN: 1FTNX21FX2
Many thanks to Chris of Alberta. A New OE Starter from Ford was the fix. The same test with the OE starter on the ground proved that the OE Starter had more kick out strength on the starter gear. The starter was quite a bit more money but well worth it. I was ...
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZA54634
Thank you,for your help everyone.I did replace the MAF sensor first but not much differance. so I went after the vacumn leaks. Intake manifold (for leak @ IMCR bearing) and of course intake gaskets as well,not much proof of gasket failure. LTFT alot better +2 ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean).
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 3GKFK16Z63
Thanks for all the emails, however I still have not been able to fix this vehicle. I have inspected for vacuum leaks several times both when cold and hot. I have disconnected the MAF to see if it runs any different and it does not. At this point I am going ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L transfer case VIN: 1GTHK23173
FINALLY FOUND A PINHOLE THAT WORE THROUGH THE CASE FROM THE PUMP. THE THING THAT THREW ME OFF WAS THAT THERE WAS NO EVEDENCE OF OIL ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE TRANSFER CASE, IT WAS PERFECTLY CLEAN AND DRY. BRENT FROM MICHIGAN NAILED IT BY SAYING THAT THE TRAC 2 FLU...
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2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L engine VIN: JALC4B146Y
Thanks for al the reponses. We found the drain tube clogged for the breather. Customer has put truck back in use and I am waiting to hear from him how it does. I think it will be fine now.
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Suspension VIN: SALME11424
THANK YOU FRANK, SLAWOMIR, AND ETHAN FOR THE QUIK RESPONSES. I ORDERED FIRST THING THIS MORNING FROM ROVER PARTS. THE PARTS QUY WAS NICE AND THEY EVEN HAVE A DEPOT IN RENO. THANK AGAIN TO IATN. ONE OF MY BEST TOOLS.
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT8UF11E4P
Thanks for all the replies, I replaced the ecu and haven't seen the car or customer for a week, no news is good news , Thanks
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Thanks to everyone who replied with some great tips and suggestions. Like a lot of you have stated we knew there are intake problems on these vehicles, however it is usually found on the early models up to 2001 and the misfire stays steady and does not go away... Trouble codes: 304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52E92
ok, One of my replies stated to check bcm codes. Thank you for that. In my personal diagnostic procedures I have " scan all modules" as a part of the troubleshooting chart. I came to realize one of the three bcm inputs was inactive on the tech 2 scanner. Trace...
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1989 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2FS21E6J
Hello thanks for all the help, it turned out that fuel hose from the pump to the pipe in the tank had deteriorated and was perferated causing the flow rate to bypass we replaced the pump and the sender assembly and that fixed the car. thanks again!
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1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2HZ52K4T
Thanks to all who replied , it as was the ground connector on the left kick panel that was the cause . It was green and coroded . After cutting all the wires and connecting them back to a good ground car was running again .
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L headlights VIN: WPOAA09448
The car fixed it self. My customer told me to get a used motor but I thought I should wait a few days before ordering since the car had been sitting for months. He called and said it was working, I guess the contacts in the motor cleaned themselves. Thanks fo...
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1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L control panel/compressor VIN: Y53CD68U3T
Oren, my thanks , you were dead on the money. Replaced the ac relay with a "b" type relay and everything works great now. 40 deg. temp and all systems function properly. thanks again. Ed
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1993 Subaru SVX LSL 3.3L abs
Hi all, thanks for the help, it turns out that there is a abs ecu under the passengeres seat with a led flashing any fault codes, the code i had was for a faulty control module, the customer declined to have it repaired until its yearly rego inspection was due...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68661
Thanks to all who replied, especially Andy from Washington. After cleaning "all" grounds we where able to clear codes and run all monitors with no C.E.L. Also checked trans switch, all ok. Trouble codes: P0507.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L tailgate unlock motor VIN: WVWSK61J03
Hi: Customer has not rescheduled for another look. Comments were to check drivers door switch, possible bad lock module or convenience module, microswitches on trunk latch. Thanks to Tim, David, Jason and Nic.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all who replied. We had cleaned the egr and throttle body previous to this post. We drove the vehicle with a vacuum gauge inline with the egr vacuum line and a lab scope to the wire going from the solenoid to the ecm. When the fault finally happen... Trouble codes: P0401 (low egr flow).
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