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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN534XY
car came in with check engine lite on with multiple codes from another shop we cleared all codes then test drove car drove fine we gave back to customer then the car returned with check engine lite on again we scanned and only code 185 for leak diagnostic pump... Trouble codes: 185 (this is factory bmw code for leak diagnostic pump)
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L lifter VIN: WBADT434X1
hello group,i got this bmw presently reinstalling lifters on cylinder head i notice on the liftres itself where it goes on top of the valve if you looking inside the lifter itself some are larger and some it smaller my question is where do the large one go .i ...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33464
Fellows:We're eating it big time on this one ; this car is a "after a year come back" with a BIG problem; and here's the story. car came the first time to the shop with a no power/ and exessive oil consuption complaint, the car was burning 1 qt of oil every 30... Trouble codes: 0304 (cyl4 misfire), 0305 (cyl 5 misfire), 0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P1418
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2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WY55J4Y
This vehicle came in to replace leaking (coolant) intake manifold gasket. After changing gasket we had a vacuum leak. After redoing intake gasket students got some intake and exhaust push rods switched and bent some valves on restart. Removed and sent heads ou...
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL12Y5R
I changed ICM, No change. By-pass go Hi as soon as engine starts. All the 24X,4X,Cam signals, IC control waveforms are clean and sharp. I'm geting frustrated! Trouble codes: 23 (Ingnition controll problem)
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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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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L 5th gear VIN: 1GCK33284F
Hoping for some help on this Allison. Vehicle was brought to us from a tractor sales outlet. Needless to say, it does a lot of towing and hauling. We were told that, when towing, it would all of a sudden rev up and red line the engine. After coming to a stop, ...
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2C3HC56F2S
need some help, car came in on hook, crank no start, timing belt broke, replaced belt and idler, car starts up fine but has a misfire, #3 and #6, no spark, tried 2 different coil packs, still no change, car has a junk yard engine in it, possible wire or ecm pr...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L evaporator VIN: 1B7KF23D1W
Has any body removed a HVAC unit on a 98 dodge ram 2500 diesel without pulling the dash?
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L lock up VIN: 1B7MF3361X
numerous fixes for a pcm flash, dts noise filter, faulty tps. unshure of where to start. and dts noise filter. what is the repair if it is the problem, something about installing it in line from app to pcm? any help is app. thanks
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L radio VIN: 2B3HD46R5Y
fuses, body computer buss line to radio checks ok. All tests come down to replacing radio. But dont understand why after market radio would not work. this system is not infinity radio and does not have aux amp. Any suggestions would be helpful. Could radio som...
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2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2C3HH56M13
all the oz sensor are reading 3.90 staying lean no matter what i do it stays there moves a little but no moveing from 1 to 9 flexing it goes to & from 3.90 to 3.10 try a new one no change any help would be great great site to be on knox fail & co on cruise is ...
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.8L Mechanical VIN: 1F8HE21H9J
hell-o guys. i am looking for a shift collar for this van. ford no longer service this part nor do they have a part number. i have it apart but can not find this part. it is the collar the shift lever goes into it. i have been looking on the internet. but not ...
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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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1990 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, black smoke VIN: 1FTEF14N3L
Runs for ten min. then you put it in to drive and dies out. Have to hold the thottle half way to the floor. Blows out black smoke and will not idel. Hold the thottle half and pump the gas for about two min, and it wii clear out and run fine for the rest of the...
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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56S41
recieved vehicle on rollback , no start , engine cranks but has no spark .ohmed crank and cam sensors , ohms at 350 , witin specs . perform modis test on componets but do not get any signals from cam sensor,or crank sensor .cust has had car at other repair sho...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Clutch VIN: ABC1056845
I was wondering how many ppl have the flywheel refinished when doin a new clutch. If you do have it refinished do you have to shim them? The vin i put up is not right because I dont have the truck here... thanks for the replies
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, High idle VIN: 2FTRX17W5X
Hi all techs : Customer compliant high idle (up to 2500 rpm !!! ). It does happened sometimes in the morning,and sometimes during the day. Turned the key off wait for few minutes restart no problem. It happened 3 times within a week,but it does not act up in ... Trouble codes: P0500 (VSS Fault.), B1450 (Wiper washer delay switch ckt fault.), B1318 (Low battery voltage at module.), B1428 (Safty belt lamp ckt fault.)
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S8X
FIRST TIME USING AITN FOR HELP. i HAVE AN F250 THAT IS RUNNIG RICH AND SETTING CODES. ACTUALLY DOESNT IDLE THAT BAD BUT FOUND 6 OUT OF 10 CYLINDERS TO BE NOT FIRING. ALSO JUSTS CUTS OUT AND DIES BUT RESTARTS. ITS A VERY HIGH MILAGE ENGINE. CHECKED FOR POWER AN...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU7OE62
vehicle runs verry rough at low rpm(idle). please give all suggestions Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0301, P0316, P1131 (lack of ho2s sensor 1 switching), P1151 (lack of ho2s sensoer 1 bank 2 switching)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L driver window VIN: 1FTYR14V73
This truck came in because the driver window will not go down, there is a buzzing noise under dash and I replaced that relay think it was the auto down relay, also tried another motor and still nothing it will work if you push the button in the up position but...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L alt light VIN: 2FMZA52423
alt light trouble
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1HGCB7657L
Hello Honda Techs. Thank you in advance for your time. I have this old but well maintained Honda Accord. It's trouble is after driving for a few minutes the S light on dash blinks constantly. I have jumped the 2 wire con. and got these 6 codes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7,...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Engine VIN: JHMCB7559M
This one has me completely stumped. This Accord has an odd overheating problem. All the normal fixes and checks have come up nil. Going down the road, after 5 or 10 minutes it will overheat. Sitting at idle it seems fine. The cooling fans come on. Cylinder hea...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1HGCB9851M
Runs rough on startup for a few seconds [about 3 to 5 seconds] so its hard to diag it. Only on startup and happens intermittently, more so when cold but sometimes when warm. A separate issue is that the car has a slight vibration at idle all the time which is ...
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6673X
Hello to all the honda techs out there: I have this honda civic that was sent to me by another garage to address the problem with the service eng light on and a code p1456. I had lent this garage my smoke machine, which they used and found no leaks. The first ... Trouble codes: P1456
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Electronic VIN: SAJMW1340R
Transmission is in limp mode with warning light on. Procedure needed to access and clear codes(Jaguar scanner not avaiable). TPS sweep is normal. Warning light does not blink out codes. No fault found in wiring at TCM and transmission.
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1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L No Start, gas fouled plugs VIN: 1J4FY29S7P
This Jeep was towed in with a no start condition, with the spark plugs fouling out immediatly w/ heavy fuel. At the customers request the distributor was replaced and the engine tuned. He also requested replacing the crank sensor.(he is in the industry & knows...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58SOT
when cold at idle after few minutes vehicle cuts out and then will start back up no problem. have very limited info on vehicle does have asd relay and anti theft not sure if its oem or aftermarket. thanks for anyhelp whatsoever.
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GR48K95
hi everbody. it seems #3 cylinder has the misfire. i swapped coils from #1 & #3 and also the injectors. no change with either. compression is 150. i know ther is a service bulletin or something about changing the intake valves. i think i know the fix but i can... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KNDJA7235Y
Transmission will not go into reverse, seems to stay in first gear and slip. Customer towed his Kia with a tow dolley for some distance. Customer can not afford new unit. Trying to convince his to exchange with a used trans. He wanted to know if a new pump wou...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L radio VIN: WDBHA23G1W
is their and master radio code for this car? what's involve if you don't have one.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF65F7W
hi, guys & gals i have a mercedes benz E320 that i need guidance the car was bought running in the auction and the tow guys losted the key ,owner took car to the dealer and sayd the vin is not on the system that must be canadian, my question is what is needed ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Starting VIN: WDBRF61J41
Good afternoon one and all. This C240 occasionally will exhibit a no-crank situation and I have tried all the keys and it makes no difference. The quick test tells of a SAM-F problem and a malfunction on the dash for the rear tail light circuit that says "subs...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4GJ5489634
wel weare to star, hi gays i check all the wires fron the egnetion swicht to f1 sam to the k15 circuit relay to k8 stater relay iget the signal fron the ecm to the stater raley i have check all the wires relate to this circuit.the allactivite module to has a s...
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L fuses VIN: 12WFT61L6Y
originally this vehicle came in for the shifter stuck in park.The fuse in the underhood compartment #40 i think was blown.It runs the radio and the dash lights.It's one of the big 20 amp fuses.I took the wire out of the connector at the ignition switch and the...
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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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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4A3AK44YXS
Hi everyone, this car was bought with a running problem from a customer that did not want to put anymore money into the car. It had #4 cylinder down on compression and a bad transmission.We replaced the transmission and proceeded to diagnose the misfire and fo...
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JN8HD17Y9S
I rebuilt the transmission on this one. It would slip in third gear. High clutchs were burned up. No the problem is it will not shift to 3rd at all. It stays stuck in 2nd. I tried to extract the codes but they do not coincide with the mitchell info. I get one ...
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L no o2 or cat moniter VIN: JN1CA31061
Customer has had no issues since replacement, He went in for emissions test and failed because both o2 and cat monitors had not run.We have driven and have not been able to find any reason for the monitors not to run or fail . It has never set any failure code...
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G3AJ51W8K
Good day fellow tech's, This vehicle was towed in with a no start condition. Vehicle has spark on all six but no injector pulse. I went though the no start flow chart from All-Data and it lead me to the ignition mod. Replaced. No change. The Crank sensor was t...
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1996 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GHDT13W3T
After changing when you go to drive the vehicle it blows the ecm fuse anybody have any ideas
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L alternator VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
the charging system puts out under no load 14.6 to 14.14v after runing for 35 min. place a load (a/c, rear defoger, heated seats, headlights) on it and you can watch the voltage drop in 3 min from 14.6 to 12.6v. the "l" wire seems to go to the vcm. installed n...
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1981 Other European Delorean 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SCEDT26TXB
Hey everyone,got me a Delorean... :-( Came in no start,found bad gas,drained and replaced with fresh gas,car starts and idles now. Test drive,no power,but will get up to speed if you only go part throttle,running roughly 80 psi(not sure if this is correct),i h...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L display VIN: 2P4GP4439V
Hi, I have a grand voyager with flashing led lights on the a/c and recirculate buttons, all functions of control head work however the respective led does not light when buttons are pushed. the a/c cools good and all modes and temp ranges operate normally. I h...
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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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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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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cam Supports VIN: 1G2NF52T3Y
Hello, This vehicle came to us with oil leaks. Engine was very oily but we saw clearly the base of the cam supports were leaking. With the high milage on the vehicle we sold a complete valve job. The car is back with the same oil leak. Somthing I find interest...
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2002 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start VIN: 3G7DB03E12
Towed in with no start. Has spark 55 psi fuel press. No inj. pulse. Has code u1040 in BCM I beleive this is a theft related issue but our diag. equip. (and knowledge) is limited on this subject. Point me in the right direction if possible. Also had no cam sign... Trouble codes: U1040
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall
Hello I have this 2000 Bonneville that stalls intermittently when coming to a stop like the key was turned of. It might stall 3 times one day and the next it will run fine. When it stalls it starts right back up and idles fine. It will do it cold or hot. Ther...
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1973 Porsche 914 1.7L No Start VIN: 4732909357
Fuel pump has locked up due to bad fuel and 5 years worth of sitting idle. Bosch no longer produces this pump (photo available upon request) We need a new pump,none of the web sites that sell parts for this have a listing for the pump. Can you help us?
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1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZJ5574P
car come in no start, has fire to spark to spark plugs, fuel pressure ok, unplug one fuel injector very weak noid light, injector plug-in has power on both sides, unplug another injector (random)same result, unolug a third or forth and you have flashing noid l...
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 1G8JW54R81
Hello everyone. We are a Ford dealership trying to daignose this fine Saturn. Problem with the electronic throttle body controls. First concern is that I have no communication with my Snap-on Modis, with either PCM or ABS modules. Talks to BCM ok. Used Generic... Trouble codes: P1516
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L crankshaft or flex plate VIN: 4S3BJ6336N
This one came in on the tow truck. Customer said it stopped running going down the road like key turned off. Sounded like a typical timing belt failure. Non-interference engine so I cranked it over and sure enough it was free spinning. I proceeded to remove th...
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF12B7V
Phanton ac compressor disengagement, customer says the ac quits then later starts cooling again. checked fuses, heater and magnetic clutch relays click when turning on and off with blower control switch w/ac switch on. Drove car with temp. gauge in ac outlet a...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
I have this Camry that feels like it is running out of gas but when it happens the lt fuel trim drops to -25 and the st fuel trims go to - 20.Seems like the computer is commanding the system lean? If you floor it ,it takes right off.This only happens if you dr...
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HJ85J4V
Thanks in advance for any help. Customer came in complaining check engine light on intermittently, we pulled code p0401 from scanner and found vac. switching valve open at all times and egr temp sensor only reading about 82 degrees. we replaced both. customer ... Trouble codes: P0401
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2005 Toyota RAV4 2.4L MIL Lamp on, VIN: JT3HP10V5W
after clearing codes using aftermarket M.O.D.I.S. scanner check engine light illuminates , scan data indicates 1 code remains. clearing codes indicates a one flash of check engine light, no codes present, then illuminates on constantly. Egr tests indicate flow... Trouble codes: P0401, P1771
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1967 Volkswagen Beetle 12.0L 2nd gear
Jumps out of 2nd gear on acceleration. other belive it to be sincors but I "hope" it is something else. we have checked mounts, shifter linkage and "aftermarket" shifter, but I am not a VW guy and do not know what standard operation and components are used.
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L compressor? VIN: 3VWTE29MXY
Hi everyone - i need some VW help with this one. It originally came in because it was blowing warm. when i got the car the ac was working fine, but i found that the pressures indicated an overcharge condition. i evacuated and recharged to proper level. and at ...
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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L all upshifts VIN: 19UUA56813
FINALLY FIGURED IT OUT THANKS TO ONE OF YOU. YOU POINTED ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION WHEN YOU SAID IT COULD BE WIRING SWAPPED. IT WAS ACTUALLY THE SHIFT CONTROL SOLENOIDS A & C WERE SWAPPED. THE POSITIONS WERE MARKED UPON REMOVAL, BUT I JUST MISSED IT WHEN I PUT...
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1995 Audi A6 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WAUGA84AO5
sorry it took so long. i had to order a special t30 to try to take out the airbag, but it rounded off as well. i was forced to drill out the bolt. i ended up replacing the switch and tumbler. thanks for all the great advice.
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L power windows VIN: WBSBG9335W
thanx for all the replies, all were right on the money. i did the initialization and it worked great, thanx again as usual iatn is the best!!!
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53561
Many replies suggested that I check for vacuum leaks, especially at the lower elbow of the plastic intake pipe where it fastens to the throttle body. One reply suggested we check the battery and charging system. Several replies suggested that we reset the vehi... Trouble codes: P0102.
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1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1GCW52K6TH
Plain and simple as you might guess from the symptoms, we replaced the door switch and all is fine. When we talked to the customer about the price she mentioned that sometimes the display on the door would go out. Never mentioned this before. Thanks all...MIcK
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G1JF5244V
thanks to all that replied we pulled the timing chain cover everything looked good so we decided to pull the head again to take a second look #3 cyl looked like it had score marks on the walls i was thinking bad piston or pin pulled piston it was worn but when...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L rod bearings VIN: 1G1ND52T6W
it is possible but not recommended to replace just rod bearings w/ engine in car..vehicle not repaired ..customer was to trade car in...thanks for taking the time
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L engine VIN: 3GNEK13783
well, it seems the cause of this one is metal from #1 exhaust lifter roller and cam lobe plugging the lifters. It looks like this may have been going on for some time, as the oil pump is scored and it also looks as if the rod bearings have been hot, and rockin...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
Well put in a new distributor, and bingo it starts. to those of you who replied thanks. Never going to use a rebuilt one again.
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP34312
well, this one is fixed. james from indiana and michael from indiana were right in saying that the fuel trim adaptation just needed to be relearned. took along time but they look right now. cleared and customer is happy. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel trim rich bank 1).
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L 3-2 downshift VIN: 1B4GP24312
HI, THANKS FOR ALL REPLIES. ALL OF YOU WERE CORRECT, IT WAS RESET THE CVI INDEX. MY SNAP-ON SCANNER WOULD NOT RESET IT. I HAD TO TAKE TO A TRANS SHOP WE WORK WITH AND THEY RESET IT FOR ME. (THANK GOD FOR SMALL FAVORS !!)
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Power Liftgate VIN: 2B4GP74L42
The summary of the replies I have received was that most likely it was a latch problem and so I called a tech at Identifix and he walked me through the test on the switches in the latch and the one switch in there was bad so we replaced the latch and it fixed ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18D34
Thanks to all who replied. After ruling out a sensor fault by disconnecting all sensors with reference voltage, we replaced the PCM. Truck started right up and ran fine. Apparently this is the second new PCM for this vehicle.
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTJW36F8R
The customer cant afford to replace the dual mass flywheel at this time. thanks for all the help and for answering all my questions
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L oil pan VIN: 1FTCR10U1R
thank you all for your help ==i was able to reach in and remove the oil pump and shaft but still had to pry out oil pan and thats with timming cover off. with timming cove on i will even have less room and i have engine jacked up as far as it will go so you g...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FALP65L1S
hey guys sorry for the late closing customer hadnt returned from working out of town we replaced maf sensor and problem semms to be gone thanks again for all the responses
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1995 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L High Idle, VIN: 1FTDR15X3S
Hi all, I kicked this back to the trans shop it came from. I probably was not real clear when I posted this, but the main problem I had was in the trans, with high pressures. The responses were to check out TPS, done and OK. Check for vacuum leak, that would g...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L abs inop VIN: 1FDEE14H4T
To all that replied Thank You!The connector is above the engine cover and I am going to purchase the ABS lead set for my NGK scanner and earlier program card.I will repost when I diagnose problem.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F8Y
this thing had a bad cam sensor connection at the valve cover on the drivers side,
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNWZ1P53
harness under turbo had 2 broken wires that would pull apart when hot only
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, lack power VIN: 1FTSW31P93
well after all the messing around found that the info from patrick the most useful even with all my ford 6.0l expreience at the dealership replaced thge pig tail to the maf for mixed readings and when harness was touched readi... Trouble codes: P1408.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L courtesy lights VIN: 1FTPW14584
Thank you to to all that replied, I appreciate you taking the time to share your knowledge. In the end the problem was the bus communication wires between the security module & the instrument cluster had developed corrosion causing an open in a splice connecti...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
Customer very busy to bring back to re test. After a week of cold starts he states it started running fine but still has intermitent check engine light. Sure it had air in system & after a week or so driving had worked its way out. Currently light off & runnin... Trouble codes: P2284 (ICP sesor circuit range / performance).
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31PX6
SEE THIRD PARAGRAPH AT BOTTOM TO SEE WHAT I THINK FIXED IT Truck was taken to dealer and I saw the invoice today. 1st. they say "customer reports check engine light is on and lacks power, diagnosis and advise" Oil cooler verified mil on, performed eec test,... Trouble codes: P1335, P0404.
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2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L suspension VIN: 1FTWW13P67
THANKS TO ALL, REPLACING THE DAMPENER DID NOT HELP. BUT AFTER MANY SAID TO REDUCE CASTER WE TRIED IT AND IT WORKED. THANKS EVERYONE WHO HELPED. BOB
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GTGG25822
the reason i havent closed this one out is i am waiting for the heads to come [...] from the machine shop, this thing had a intake valve sticking on number one cylinder,i was going to finish the job before i closed it out thanks for the replys i recieved.
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2001 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GTEK19T31
Sorry this took so long, I kinda just pushed it aside for now. So as far as i know afer the little time i spent on it is that it almost has to be a valve body issue, Will post the fix to this hopefully when i get a chance to swap valve bodies. Thanks you all f...
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1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L comp VIN: 1HGCD5666T
sorry for the delay went out of town and forgot.This hon da kicked my tail,a pretty easy basic ac system we could never get like we wanted it.we flushed changed expansion valve twice and comp twice,2 new dryers flush vacum recharge,60 vent on a 80 degree day.a...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L engine VIN: 1234HONDAC
It was the head gasket-didn't look like it was leaking, but replacing it solved the loss of coolant and overheating problem, at least for the last two weeks. Thanks to all who took their valuable time to reply. Alex
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1999 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGEM1152X
Thank you for all the helps, especially special thanks [...] Peter & Matthew. Bad ground wire on fuel pump & sending unit. Repair ground wire & road test for 2 days. Intermittent problem is fix, thanks a lot. ste
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1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALHC1344S
Replacing the front springs actually stopped the bouncing. The shaking now is the front wheels turning side to side. This was fixed by replacing the steering damper. The one we first fitted was defective.
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A31
We're calling this one fixed. with the timing correct it runs great. we tore it all the way down to the crank sprokets, loosened the cam bolts and set it all up as/per ford. all is well. Trouble codes: P0340.
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM50U1X
I apologize for time involved in fixing this vehicle, unfortunately it was a difficult one to solve. After hours of diagnosing and viewing tech responses, we concluded the PCM needed to be replaced. We replaced the PCM and the vehicle seems to be doing well. I... Trouble codes: P0320 (ignition/dist engine speed circuit fault).
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D6R
Thanks to everyone who replied. The replies concentrated in three areas, a distributor failure, an intake gasket leak and a MAF sensor failure. Also, as suggested in one reply, I verified that the fuel pressure was in spec. There was no oil in the distribut...
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1995 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L Drive-axles VIN: 2P4GH45R7S
The van is fixed. we found the balancing weight is missing on one of the front tires and we re-balance all four tires. The customer said that he bought 4 michellin tires last month. Anyway, I appreciated all replies from 19 technicians. The case is clear that ...
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD78BXS
I recieved several help requests. I checked all of them,clean the IAC, clean the throttle plates, test voltage and ground at IAC connector, checked O rings on intake air plenem, transmission torque convertor sticking on. After I disconnected the IAC and starte...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWWB81HZV
Thanks to all . The repair was a second ECM with a OEM coil.To those who read this in the future this system must have a speed sensor signal to run. The cam sensor signal in the distibutor is not required for engine to run. Bruce
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWPD63B4X
This Passat is fixed !!! Thanks to 4 replies,specially to Lou & Dan . Dan provided the info about the ABS pin 28 to TCM pin 19 ,instead of ABS pin 27 & TCM pin 35 by alldata . When we code the new module with code 00003.Right away after clear the code & start ...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
i appreciate all the help i recieved on this one. especially Alon from Israel. i decided ti try and trace the wire from the ecm to the epc light in the instrument cluster , and found no problem. at this point i was ready to change the ECM. i pulled it out to g... Trouble codes: 18084 (18098-), 18098.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21YX3
I am closing this request untill I can get this car back in. It sounds to me like it is the contacts on the ect. Thanks to all who replied, I will update when I know more. Trouble codes: P2181.
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