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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E13
Have a Audi here with a miss fire on #1 cylinder. Switched coil and spark plug with #2 cylinder, miss stayed on 1. I am thinking poss clogged fuel injector (the injector is pulsing).Has anyone seen problems with these injectors clogging? Thanks for reading. Trouble codes: P0301 (miss fire 1 cyl.)
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L blowing oil VIN: WBABJ7333W
Regular good customer brought in on the hook with top rad hose broken out of radiator. No problem, fixed. After road test, is blowing oil from somewhere under the intake. During repair I thought that residue was just coolant blown back. Can't see where its com...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53431
Car starts running rough and idling poorly when EML light and service engine soon lights come on. Pulled codes , cleared and road tested , car ran fine for acouple of miles light came back on with same codes. Did this several times any ideas? Trouble codes: 211 (Idle speed control valve), 228 (Fuel trim Bank 2 permissible range exceeded Mixture too rich), 227 (Fuel trim Bank1 permissible range exceeded Mixture too rich)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L fob VIN: WBAAV33491
key fob which part of key stopped working (have a rf detector and the fob is turning the lights on the detector).tried initialising by inserting key in ignition and turning to 1 position and holding lock button and pressing unlock 3 times (no luck).any help wo...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L fob VIN: WBAAV33491
key fob which part of key stopped working (have a rf detector and the fob is turning the lights on the detector).tried initialising by inserting key in ignition and turning to 1 position and holding lock button and pressing unlock 3 times (no luck).any help wo...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
hello i have a bmw x5 that set code 1620 computer control circuit malfuntion and goes into fail safe mode. genesis has no info on it and all data doesnt have much either.it has no power when this happens i found that the drive by wire isnt working the throttle... Trouble codes: 1620 (computer control circuit malfun)
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET1292V
Hey All,WE have this Eldo with lean bank 2 lt fuel trim is 20% @ idle bank 1 is 9% @ idle.Check with smoke machine for vacuum leak and with propane none found.Also flushed fuel injectors with no help.Did injector balance test all test good.Any ideas? Thanks in... Trouble codes: P0174
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2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1G6KS54Y42
thanks in advance, this cadillac came in with the blower motor inop. customer said it gave no warning, it just quit. checked for power and ground to the blower motor. Has 14v on power wire and 6 volts on ground wire. then checked power and ground to the blower...
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1987 Chevrolet R10 Custom Deluxe 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCER14H8H
I have a problem with the ecm fuse blowing when I try to switch to the right tank. I have the brown and white wire tied to the gray wire on the right tank pump assembly. So in other words the left tank power supply is used to power the right tank. Is there som...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L 4x4 VIN: 1GCGK24U4X
Hi Guys, This one is killing me. I got this Silverado at auction. The 4X4 switch will light up all the lights or none at all. If I turn the key on and off a few times I can get all the lights on the switch to light up at the same time. When I turn the key on t...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L compressor
Hi, I have a chevy Monte Carlo with no A/C. The problem is comp. is not receiving power. I checked all voltage at fuses and relay and all ok. Except the PCM is not grounding a/c relay. If I jump relay comp works fine and a/c pressures are fine. Scanner shows ...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L AC Compressor VIN: 1G1ND52J63
Hello, thnaks in advance for your help. 2003 Malibu with the 3100 SFI. I replaced the AC compressor because it was leaking, AC system was working fine besides that. 3 reman compressors that I have put in, keep blowing the fuse. It starts drawing between 6 and ...
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2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L water in floor VIN: 1GNDX03E94
customer has been coming in for 2yrs now and is complaining of water getting under the carpet and saturating the floor on the drivers floor board,this is only occuring when it is a/c season so we felt it had to be related to the a/c but yet we are seeing no si...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35U55
Well this vehicle come to me after many trips to the dealer and a private goodyear repair center. It is from a fleet that i serviced for many years only to loose the account several years ago. They bought this back to me as a last resort and I am hoping that I... Trouble codes: P0103, P0174, P0300, P0356
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L tire wear VIN: 2G1WT55K58
Don't like to use this method for this problem, but I need to align this car today and can't find the front and rear alignment specs. Can someone tell me what they are? your help ia much appeciated. Deck
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L backup lamps VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
the backup lamps do not light when put into r position.bulbs checked and good.fuse good.pulled relay under hood and swapped with others and still no lights.put 12 volts to wire in relay box that feeds lamps and they light up.even tried a new neutral switch out...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
This is a friend of a friends daughter's car. It was brought to me because another shop tested the fuel system pressure and flow, and found nothing wrong with the fuel system and said the cat was stopped up. I checked the back pressure on the cat and it has so...
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1991 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L no drive and reverse sometimes VIN: 1A3W4DD555
this is my girlfriends car started 1 day ago had leak under vech. ck fluid was not that low level then took in too work found trans pan gasket leaking also cooler leaking, never had trans prob, before 87,000 miles now after driving for 30 min coming too a stop...
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 5.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37HXJ
hey guys i thank you for any help on this vehicle. this has been the hardest one all year, and it' s been here all year 1/31/08. i have a 1988 cube van that came in and would foul all the plugs.and run poorly if at all. this is a acr lot car so there is no his...
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1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FALP74W9T
hello ford techs- we got a crown vic. that seems to miss under slight load- idle and full throttle ok, found EGR vavle coming on to soon- replaced EGR solenoid--still seems to miss Ignition pattern looks ok- but low amped coils to have patterns at times goes b... Trouble codes: P0420
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L locks VIN: 1FMZU32X0W
Locks on this truck are going crazy, customer said this has been going on for some time however has just recently gotten worse. Starting and shutting off vehicle will cause the locks to operate rapidly several times. And sometimes when locking with the remote ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Oil Pressure Sender VIN: 1FTZR15V0X
Greetings! I feel pretty dumb about this one - the oil pressure guage is inop - cannot locate the oil pressure sender. Location diagram in Alldata leaves a lot to be desired. Labor guide shows 0.4 hours to replace so shouldn't be that hard to find. Anyone out ...
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1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FTRX18XXK
vehicle would barely run and trans would not come out of 4wd -- to begin testing , i found i could not power up scanner to retreive codes, even though the cel was on.checked pin 16 @ dlc and had battery v. checked pin 10 (dlc) and had approx 5.00 v = avref sho...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L suspension? VIN: 1FAFP5220Y
Hello ford Techs. I have a very wierd problem. This taurus will vibrate very violently when it is driven past 40mph. It is a very severe vibration, can feel it from drivers seat and back seat. All alignement checks have been done. Another shop installed rebuil...
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1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1861T
i have tested everything and replaced egr , transducer filter, tested the map sensor tested the solenoid, and vaccum solenoid with a filter on top. everything tested good. this is a very good customer of mine and would like to keep them happy . need help Trouble codes: P0400
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2002 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L No Start, Stall, Blows ECM-B fuse VIN: 1GDJK34162
Hello Duramax tech's, I had a road service call yesterday for a stalled out duramax truck. This truck was towing a small backhoe and had about two tons of dirt in the bed when it stalled under full power going up hill. My customer stated it seemed low on powe... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L radio VIN: 1GKDT13S64
Hello Group, As listed in the related repair history, my intial repair concern was to clear the "locked" message on the radio. I did this with my tech2. The locked message is gone but there is no sound from the replacement unit. This is affecting the audio me...
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L ABS Motor VIN: U46F238895
Thanks for your help in this matter. This vehicle has a brake fluid leak coming from the ABS controller, located midway under the vehicle .My question is if I replace the ABS unit is there any special procedure necessary to bleed the system other than my power...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge VIN: JHMCB7662M
This accord has a idle hunting problem. It will also hunt with the IAC removed, or the Fast Idle control, only one off at a time, when extra air is added by lifting the tape, (I had tape over the holes(IAC, & Fast Idle valve) to prevent a vacuum leak.) The Tps...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L abs actuator VIN: 1HCF9650XA
Hey fellow techs car came in with a problem as soon as brake is applied the brake pedal starts pulsating also when you turn its even worse any help will be appreciated.
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L cruise control VIN: 1HGEM22935
Thanks to all who respond or take time to read my plea for help. No code in any systems except for ones I induced. Complaint is cruise inop when AC on. Scanner showed brake pedal position switch closed at all times with engine running. Replaced switch. No help...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4S2CK58WX2
This car came in from another trany shop. After you start driving the Cruise and Check Trans light come on at the same time, it may sputter when it happens. They stay on for a few seconds and go back out. There are no codes in the engine or transmission comput...
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L ABS/ power brakes VIN: SAJHV1644J
Hi Jag. Tech's, This car has no power assist for the brakes. The info we have is so vague, no pressure test and wiring diagram. The ABS and low brake pressure lite are on. What we would like to know does the accumulator have 12 volts going to the actuator or a...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JKU58JH698
intermitent mill lamp, goes on then off evey two to three weeks, when i scaned the ecu the mill was off , however this code was in the memory p138 high voltage / closed loop fault, i have this cheap code reader, with no data, so icould not see what it looked l... Trouble codes: P0138
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L power windows VIN: 1FJ345GH67
Sorry if VIN is not correct, I'm at home and vehicle is at work. Anyway, vehicle came in and customer says while driving all of a sudden the windows were inop, all the lights on the cluster came on, compass was wrong and the gauges stopped working. All of a su...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALMB11423
This truck slams into gear from stop. Really hard. It doesn't do it all the time. When it happens, it goes to Limp-Home mode. When checking the codes after each incident they are always different. Mostly System pressure solenoid and Gear ratio incorrect. Thank...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNM97V4YY
customer started vehical & miss fire was there. checked spark, check injector pulse, fuel pressure is 54psi. & holding.i also switch coils. pulled spark plugs fuel soaked. did a compression test cylinder 4 120psi. cylinder 5 0psi. i can see that no compression... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L vents VIN: 1LNHM82W51
ac is ice cold, and air flow seems ok in all positions, defrost, floor, and vents. but very little flow through the vent, i replace motor last week and resistor yesterday. all actuators seem to be working. thanks for all your help.
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1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L overdrive VIN: IMELM65305
I have limited ford electrical and need a ford tech to help me out if possible. I have ck voltages at fuses and at the back of fuse box inspected connectors at fuse box all looks well also ck engine harness connection for corossion. Car had a new battery and s...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4MZXV11T6X
thanks in advance for any and all help the van is a strange one came with complant of not idleing correctly got into shop and running a little bad noticed all the new parts and called to see what all was done listed in related history so took on a test drive r... Trouble codes: P0225 (knock sensor), P1336 (crank sensor), P0304
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YXX
I'm looking for info on the Evap purge solenoid wiring diagrams on mitchell it show that both wires come from the pcm to the purge solenoid. On one side i have B+ on the black/white wire at the solenoid but have nothing at pin 70 at the PCM. On the other wire ... Trouble codes: P0443 (evap purge solenoid control circuit)
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1JN1CA21D8
Customer states it will not start sometimes after hot soak. I have been unable to duplicate the no start, however what does occur consistently after warm up and hot restart is that it cranks as though ignition timing is too advanced so it starts hard, sometime...
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Drive belt VIN: 1N4AL11D44
This car is driving me nuts. The drive belt is whipping and vibrating very badly when the A/C is on and the car is in Drive. The A/C pressures look good the cooling fans are on. It only does this at idle in gear. HELP.
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L temp guage VIN: 1G3WH52H1Y
car came in with erratic temp readings, we changed thermostat and flushed the system. now temp is stable but customer noticed when using heater the temp guage travels to a high point almost at redline. we verified and checked engine temp that was normal. after...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L Safety VIN: 1G2NE52F14
This Grand am has had a problem ever since we installed a clutch and slave cyl. The transmission goes into reverse hard and the key will come out of the ignition all the time (only supposed to come out when vehicle is in reverse). There is also a constant clic...
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1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.2L Engine VIN: WP0JB0930H
This is a weird request - has anybody ever had 911 Turbo with this problem - the customer parked the vehicle for the winter - went to start it in the spring - engine made a noise - fired up and bellowed smoke - shut engine down - I have started stripping the m...
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L alternator VIN: WPOAB0969K
hey german techs, got a 911 that won't charge until you hit the throttle hard, my Mitchell won't give me any wiring help. antilock and driveline lights stay on until engine hits 3000 rpm then charging kicks in and lights go out, i'm thinkin possibly in the clu...
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2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E41
I need some help with this saab it keeps coming back with a blown air charge by pass valve .Another tech in the shop has replaced the turbo bypass solinoid and valve but it keeps blowing seems to have some oil in valve when removed .could the pcv be building u...
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW52R81
Towed in by owner, crank no start, can here fire and sounds like no injecter pulse. Can see no rpm on tach or on scanner when turned over.TPS voltage at 1.17v at closed throttle.TPS % shows 15 at closed thro and 99 at wot.App 1 voltage is .41 at closed throt a... Trouble codes: P0463 (fuel level snsr ckt signal), P0453 (evap pres sign high or open), P0123 (tp or app 1 ckt open or high), P0122 (tp or app sens 2 short or low), P0123 (tp or app 1 ckt open or high)
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BA67532
Vehicle came into shop with check engine lamp and rattle underneath. DTC PO420 stored/convertor substrate was broken and rattling. Replaced with factory convertor and upstream O2 sensor. Cleared codes all parameters looked good. Short fuel trim is 5.5%/longtri... Trouble codes: 420 (CAtalyst eff.)
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1996 Suzuki Sidekick JLX Sport 1.8L bearing VIN: 2S3TD03V0R
I've installed 1 after market bearing then 1300 miles later an oe bearing and spindle assembly "new". torquing bearing nut to approx 180ft lbs.. Vehicle had a previouse bearing installed at a reputable place up the street.. customer took vehicle to florida aft...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT3VN39W7S
im getting fuel and spark. i lined all timing marks up and the distributor was off. timing belt looks good. pulled the distributor and everything looks good. reset the timing and still nothing. changed plugs and nothing any help would be great
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2002 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L 4wd VIN: JT3HN87R92
Hi folks, I have a 4runner here with the electronic 4wd system which has been stuck in 4wd with the lites on dash flashing twice now. The first time it was towed in because the women said it wouldn't move at all. I got in it and found she had left the transfe...
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L cruise control VIN: 5TDBA22C04
This van came in with the complaint that the cruise control failed while in use. when trying to engage it again an error message appeared on the driver information center. "E3"=laser radar sensor fault. we scan tested the computer and found another code p1570=...
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2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L head lamp VIN: JTDKB20U26
Help Toyota techs! This Prius came in with a burned out hid head lamp bulb. we replaced it and found that after approx 10 seconds after it came on it would shut back off. based on testing and other information we found the head lamp control ecu/ ballast has a ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Starting VIN: 3VWPA811H1
Alright, got a 99 VW Jetta 2.0 ABA here. Cust. came in for coolant leak and int. no start. Got in car and would not crank. Tried again and it started and didn't happen again for 2 days. Found waterpump leaking and replaced with t-belt and thermostat. Drove car...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L SRS light on VIN: 3VWSA29M74
Hey guys, I hope someone has info for me. I can't seem to find any information on this airbag code 0525. I really do not know what to look for and hoping someone can give me a direction to follow. Any information on this code is appreciated. Thank you. Eddie Trouble codes: 0525 (display blocked/ power failure)
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 9BWGD21J41
Hey everyone, Got another problem child here. This vw came in with codes listed below, checked sytem over, could tell it was running very rich by exhaust smell. Fuel trims were way out as well. Guess i should tell you guys symptoms first. Customer says car run... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16686 (2 misfire), 16685 (1 misfire), 16795 (sec air system incorrect flow), 16687 (3 misfire)
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L canbus-booster VIN: WVWPD63B71
This car came in with multiple codes. I fixed the engine management issues with a coolant temp sensor and mas and it runs great. Two codes keep coming back. P1649 [18057]-Can Bus-missed message-abs-ecu--This is intermittent-When it sets the brake and abs light...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUK63B02
We have this passat back here for the second time with the check engine light on with this code 18080 (p1672) Coolant Fan Control 1: Open or Short to Ground. We can find no information in Alldata or Mitchell nor by searching the web as to what the diagnostic ... Trouble codes: 18080 (Coolant Fan Control 1 Open or short to ground p1672)
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19501
As most of you know, it is always good buisiness practice to try and gather as much info as we can before and during diagnostics of the modern automobile. The truck came in my shop and we did an initial inspection of the problem found with the understanding th... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L check guages lite VIN: 3B4GH5432P
Hi and thanks for the replies, We cleared the BCM, even though there were no codes and cleaned the connectors at the BCM and so far so good. Thanks again George
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1977 Ford F-100 4.9L radio VIN: F10BRY6901
Thank you to Paul from North Dakota. He got me lined right up with my diagrams. purple was left green was right and the double blacks were ground. The blue was illumination and orange was the power. The case is the ground point.
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: 1FTEF14Y8M
Replaced MLPS with updated Motorcraft part as per recommendation here, seems to have fixed all the symptoms. Customer is going to drive the truck for a few days and report back to me. Thanks to all who offered suggestions!
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1992 Ford Thunderbird LX 5.0L ABS accumulator and pressure switch VIN: 1FAPP62T8N
Although I am not happy about it, the fix is to convert the vehicle back to a non-ABS configuration. There are instructions on several of the T-Bird and Cougar forums. Liability concerns prevent me from saying anything more. It is simply not cost-effective to...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Lock-up VIN: 2FMZA5147W
Hey guys thanks for the help. We changed the drive sprocket and installed the correct chain. We also changed the converter bypass valve as we found that it had some wear.Problem solved!Thanks again! Howard
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Overwelming replies to follow tech bulletin for plenum gasket leak. Thanks to all, I have ordered the parts and will try this repair.
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L chime VIN: 1FAFP55U62
FURTHER DIAGNOSES REVEALED SOME PREVIOUS OWNER HAD REMOVED THE AIRBAG LIGHT FROM THE CLUSTER BECAUSE OF A BAD AIRBAG SENSOR. WE REPLACED THE AIRBAG BULB AND REPLACED THE AIRBAG SENSOR, PROBLEM SOLVED. MANY THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED!!
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L o2 sensor bank 1 VIN: 1GKDT13W2W
Ahoy!! Another easy fix after looking into the problem. I did not connect one of the grounds at the back of the engine. Finding the issue was easy connecting that ground wire was certainly not.
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Steering VIN: 1GKEK63U75
steering gear fixed the problem... thank you for help...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L srs VIN: 5FNRL18953
Thanks for all your posts , most replies said to replace the contol unit and or reset the system with scanner after replacement.( one post said that asian cars do often take out srs units in a crash and that may have to do with the exsplosive operation of the ...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58454
this vehicle probably just had bad gas. we told the customer to put 93 octane gas into it and fill the tank full. after she drove about half the gas out of it, we rechecked the system with a tech 2 and did all of the fuel tests, but they came back good and s...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJH6047XC
philip is right there isnt any miss info.you see vc gaskets were leaking filling up plug holes so coil boots were swollen causing missfire.cust couldnt afford all 8 coils so i cleaned best i could ,then vehicle came back no surprise with very int. miss i was t...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L fuel pressure-spark-noid VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7R
well- replaced ecm and all is well - thanks to all reponses.
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Air suspension VIN: JT8VF11E9P
Thank you to everyone who took the time to help me out. Turns out even though the left front lvel sensor checks out ok per the TIS specs there is a wave form you can get out of the sensors by back probing the signal wire. This should be a square wave form. I j...
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1994 Lexus SC300 3.0L compressor VIN: JT8JZ31C4R
problem was fixed by replacing ecm. found no grnd signal from computor to relay.
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1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L radio VIN: 1LNLM81W6S
The Terminals in the door that was replaced were not making connection at connector in door. repaired terminals and all is working fine now.
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S94
The customer took the car to Lincoln dealer and they sold her all the ignition coils and another set of spark plugs. To the tune of 1100.00. Thanks to all who responded. Trouble codes: P2107 (TAC Microprocessor), P2110.
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1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2212W
3 used distributors were no good. Got a new Distributor and that ended the greif. Our napa supplier suggested new over reman from the beginning but as money was a issue and used was available to try for free we got way off track. Thanks for the input, Jack Trouble codes: P1345 (no cam sensor signal detected).
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L won't shut off VIN: WDBCB25D2G
I traced all the vacuum hoses and found I had switched two of them. One was the vacuum source for the ignition switch. After fixing this up the vehicle shut off like it should. There are two hoses that go into the vehicle that are in fact just vents. Merce...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L overheating VIN: WDBJF55F0V
Install new waterpump and thermostat supplied with pump refill and all ran normal did not see anything wrong with old waterpump thermostat removed was new mercedes and tst ok did flush block when apart no restrictions were found, blaming this one on pump all g...
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1989 Mitsubishi Montero SP 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA7FJ43S0K
Thanks to all for the ideas and help, the last suggestion was the right one, the distributer was the problem. I looked at the pattern for the crank sensor and found it was good, but the cmp or top dead center sensor was all over the place no uniformity at all....
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L oil consumption VIN: 5N1AR18U45
Warranty company would not commit to tear down unless customer would stand good for the bill if determined to be a normal wear problem. Customer picked up vehicle as is.
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52KOV
I don't understand this at all but the vehicle is fixed. First I should apologize. I got a ton of replies on this and almost all said crank sensor or wiring to. I said I had scoped the cam and crank and had good pattern in to ICM. I dismissed all replies becau... Trouble codes: P0336.
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L abs communication VIN: 1G2WP52K72
First thing I did was take the car to the dealer, the tech 2 communicated and we were able to see a speed differance to the left front. As stated in the tsb that was brought to my attn. and by the advice of the dealer tech I removed LF wiring harness and found...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48E1X
turns out the oxygen sensor was wrong, correct sensor had a 2.2 ohm resistance. changed out and all good Trouble codes: P1135.
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1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZJ5574P
I couldn't beleive it, Temp. sensor that was a first for me and most of you hit the nail on the head, thank you all.
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2001 Saturn SC2 1.9L fuse box VIN: 1G8ZY12731
several replies said just wire a relay around outside of box. One reply gave me good idea of how box was acually put togather. after wiggling relay and fuses for fuel pump we were never able to duplicate problem. customer kn...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4S3BH68631
Well this one is finally fixed. All the replies I received were good ideas and I eliminated every possible cause except for reprogramming the ECU. I took it to Subaru and had the computer reflashed and it runs like a top again. Thanks for all your help guys ...
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1992 Toyota MR2 2.2L transmission VIN: JT2SW21N4N
thanks to everybody who reply,but i heard is normal and just talk with my customer and i let in go. thank you very much
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21CC8
thanks to all that replied had bad intake valve on cyl. #4 head is at machine shop as i write this. Again thanks very much for replies. Trouble codes: 304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD63B12
After installing the used computer for the engine and programming the key, the car runs great! thanks again for all the help, GUY
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: WVWVD63B63
Thanks for all the help and suggestions I received. I was unable to find any thing conclusive for the poor fuel mileage. I Did some more test as follows, check camshaft adjusters - had correct amount of adjustment so I was getting cam advancement. Also che... Trouble codes: N0NE.
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L fan VIN: YV1LS53D6X
Dear Volvo Friends, YES, most of you were right and the a/c compressor clutch was worn/defective. We replaced unit with a rebuild compressor (#8601631) and everything is working fine. Okay some clarification: Cooling Fan --] I ment the Electric- Radiator-Fan ...
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