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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G4WS52M8X
I need some help with this Buick. Runs good, good power below about 2500 rpm and at part throttle. Above a certain throttle opening, or at about 2500 rpm, under load or in neutral, it starts a rythmic idle fluctuation and loss of power that continues until you... Trouble codes: P0449 (Evap system vent control circuit low)
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1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY2380M
came in crank, no start. found it to have a hypertech chip installed. removed that-no change. verified fuel pressure-ok aat 48 psi. it bleeds off but maintains enough pressure to start during cranking. found no inj pulse with a noid light. tested tps signal wi... Trouble codes: 41 (hist dtc stored in ccm loss of ecm comm), 54 (hist dtc stored in ccm fuel enable failure)
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L hard to start VIN: 1G1BL52P8R
Hi guys, this one is kicking our behinds. Customer had his Chevy towed in as a no-start. We were able to start it with starting fluid, but it would not stay running. Fuel pressure was 0. We replaced the fuel pump & sender assembly(Delphi part), fuel filter and...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52T8X
Just dropping a line to see if anyone has seen a similar scenario. First of all, this vehicle has no driveability concerns whatsoever. It always runs perfect for the customer and for me. The problem is, her tabs are expired, and every time she goes for an emmi... Trouble codes: P2965, P0507
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16T6Y
This suburban is kicking my tail! The truck has an intermittent no start problem only after short drives. Initail inspection revealed injector pulse, but no spark from any of the coils. Tested the IC signal at the coils and showed great pattern. Crank and Cam ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GCHK24U91
this is my first request for help and i hope it works . this truck came in with abs light on and customer complained the truck pulled to right at stop under 3 miles an hr with abs noise . had wheel speed sensors code on left/right . Replaced sensors from deale...
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1995 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4B3AU42Y7S
after engine rebuilt coolant fans stayed on engine had lag in power. after engine heats up has heavy surg. can be put in gear and driven. found egr solinoid shorted replaced valve and solinoid, coolant fans turned off and only turn on when it is supposed to.en...
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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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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44G3X
Van came in on hook as a no start. It started up when taken off of the wrecker and drove in the shop. Run on four clys. Missing on cly 1 and 4. Checking the coil no fire coming out of the coil term on those two cly. Installed new coil pack and after running ab... Trouble codes: P0505, P0351
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L speedometer VIN: 3D7HA18N52
hi guys, I have a 2002 ram 1500 with an inop speedometer. engine light is on, has a p0500 no vss signal set. also, the abs and brake light are on, the srs light is on, the hvac will not shut off and only operates at vent on heat. I don't have a good scanner to...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL36J44
This is a California Emissions Vehicle. The car came to us with the air pump stuck on all the time (even with the engine off) and a P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficient Flow) code. We replaced the air pump rely and for good measure replaced the a... Trouble codes: P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficent flow)
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1990 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cooling system VIN: 1FACP52U8L
have this taurus in shop with the freeze plug on the fire wall side middle of engine leaking. does anyone have any suggestions on how to change it with out sepperating the engine from the transmission?? there just doesn't seem to be any room to work on it.
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1994 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDLF47M7R
Hello all, This is the 2nd time this truck has been back with this issue. First time we could not verify. It will start and idle forever but if you drive down the street it shuts off like someone shut off the key. We have verified fuel in and out of the filte...
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1994 Ford Aerostar XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDA31U8R
hope for some help here wiht another fine ford. vehicle came in for smog pre-test and tune up. vehicle failed for nox at 25mph. tune up vehicle and checked o2 and replaced. made no difference. cleaned maf sensor also replaced after cleaning with no change. cle...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Steering Fluid VIN: 1FAFP53U5X
Hey guys, customer replaced rack & pinion and pump. When turn off car, fluid comes out of pump resevoir. We had this before on a previous car and a different rack fixed it. Is this an air issue, if so how to bleed? Or do we need a different rack? Thanks. Jason...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMZU32EXX
we got this truck with engine running very roughly. we found a spark plug wire with carbon track on two cylinders. we also found lean condition due to intake manifold gaskets leaking (found with smoke). we had one dtc for the up stream o2 sensor. all these rep...
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Battery VIN: 1FAFP4049X
Hello, This Mustang had a constant drain when it first came in. Started pulling fuses. Drain was clear afer removing fuse #14/Fuel pump fuse at underhood fuse panel. According to Alldata this fuse is the B+ power for the fuel pump relay inside the Constant Con...
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU72K53
Hello, I have a 2003 Ford Explorer 4.0L with an intermittent stall. Customer states it will stall randomly while driving or pulling into driveway/parking spot. It has only done this maybe 5-6 times since beginning of year. Starts back up after stall and runs f...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRX12W64
when the truck is stop end take of between 15 and 20 mile the engine cut off feal like out of gas but when the truck is and normal temp it dosent evrytime stop end go. let mi now about this problem tank you.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTWW31P35
Hello all first time question run out possibles on may end this engine has developed what sounds like a chirp and a tap combined in and around cyl #1 have check with a mechanics stethoscope metal probe on and off and found the sound loud @ #1 and @ back of eng...
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2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Steering VIN: 3FAHP08106
Hello fellow Techs, I need help with this Fusion from you Ford guys. Hopefully someone has seen this. This vehicle was in a severe front end collision, a local body shop brought to me asking that I install their new motor mounts, as they could not seem to get ...
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1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GTGK29U1X
Hi to all, This truck has been driving me nuts for almost 4 weeks. Customer came in complaining of an intermittent lack of power when accelerating just after starting the engine or sometimes it would stall when putting in reverse, then restart and it would be... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 heater circuit malfunction Bank 1 Sensor 2)
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L Stall, Reduced Power VIN: 1GTEC14V34
Truck will start run fine and then intermittently go into reduced power mode and set P1516 and P2135. It has been happening since 2005 and customer has had this to numerous shops to try to get this resolved. See related repair history. Customer brought unit in... Trouble codes: P1516 (Throttle Actuator Control TAC Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance), P2135 (TPS 1 - 2 Correlation)
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, lack power VIN: 1GTHK23D76
freeze frame data for vehicle is as follows engine rpm 2709 vss 64mph app 1 95% app 2 95% actual fuel rail psi 18188.8 psi baro pressure 13psi des egr position 0% ect sensor 187degF egr position varance -100% run time 00:08:12 iat 2 109 degF ign Volts 13.61 ma... Trouble codes: P0087
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L climate control VIN: 0HKRL08922
called by another shop to help with ac not working probem. when arrived found they been working on the car for 3 days and threw everthing but the kitchen sink at the car. new climate control unit and new high pressure switch. when i looked at the car found the...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: J4T1798654
70,000 mile Honda that sets P0404. EGR valve has been replaced. Wiring and connectors are good. Do these clog EGR passages like the V-6? Engine will run rough when EGR is commanded open, does not stall. Runs with a rolling idle with EGR valve removed. Trouble codes: P0404 (EGR circuit/performance)
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L ride control VIN: 5GRGN23U33
Any help would be appreciated.This is a new customer with new vehicle to him.(limited budget,ect.)This vehicle has inter.operation with the ride control,no codes present.this morning ride control worked.manual switch and acc.inflater switch inop.My specialty i...
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1997 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JACDJ58VOV
Vehicle towed in,crank,no start.Have NO spark AND NO fuel injector pulse.Have power to coils and power to injectors.Scoped cam and crank signals both signals very different in appearance than what i'm used to seeing such as a top hat appearance as these sensor...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58SXW
Ok this vehicle is killing me. Vehicle will shut down while driving but restart. Came in with a p0351 but no mil light, clear codes and run vehicle. After vehilce shuts down 351 is back. replaced ign coil because of found crack in case. no problems till next d... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil 1 primary circuit)
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L hydraulics VIN: KNAFB12111
Car originally displayed seeping rear wheel cylinders on a used car inspection. Brakes worked fine. After rear brake reline with cylinders, the pedal is very spongey. We've bled the system numerous times, replaced the cylinders and linings again, inspected and...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALPV144XV
This vehicle did not come in for this problem but it is very noticeable. Idle is rough, seems like a missfire but as soon as it gets over 1000 rpm it runs great and goes down the road fine. No codes. Vaccum was 16 and steady, used smoke machine, no leaks found...
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1985 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1LNBP96F1F
hey all.have this vehicle here that is kickin my butt.originally vehilce failed emissions test for hc and co.found defective ground connection for ecm at battery.soldered connection.also has vacuum line to thermactor air misrouted.corrected vauum routing,now v...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L rear suspension VIN: 5LMPU28H2Y
I am not real familiar with this air suspension system and any help will be most appreciated. And this is probably a basic question. Is it normal for the rear suspension to drop about 1 inch after exiting the vehicle? We hear the solinoids in the back click an...
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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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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L front end VIN: 1MEFM58S5X
This Mercury came in with a complaint of front end noise. Upon test driving sounded like classic wheel bearing degradation drivers side. I replaced the wheel bearing assembly and took down the road, same noise. Rotated tires front to rear, no change. When driv...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53U31
this is a friend of the owners. Not much time has been spent on diag. When maf sensor is plugged-in, vehicle will run for approx 5 seconds and stall. vehicle will not start and stay running while maf is plugged-in. When plug is unplugged, vehicle runs and driv...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1EJO1F2P
hey guys, i have a engine misfire on # 1 cyl. i replace injestors, there r no vacuum leaks, new coil, new plugs. compression at 120. no noises other than old age from head or underneath. no oil leaks. no coolant leaks. i seem to missing something. thanks for t...
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1997 Nissan 240SX 2.4L jurking VIN: JN1AS78DXV
Hi techs! here is the story, this 240SX came in with a complain of lack of power. I went test drive it and really scare me. It can barely climb up to 40 Km/h if lightly throttle, WOT, almost no response at all. Car just keep on jurking until i let off the peda... Trouble codes: 325 (knock sensor), 505 (Iacv aac valve), 731 (A/T 1st signal), 136 (HO2S1 heater)
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, dies VIN: 1G3WH54T4L
1990 olds cutlass surpreme 3.1 start with a high idle (IAC), then fix vaccuum leak on PCV, the car problem was it goes dead soon after gear is engaged. TPS sweep at idle .30v at wot 2.0v if u open it manual it will go to o.ov at wot. dash lights will go of...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Instrument Panel VIN: 1G3NL52E13
New client. Towed in. Running fine and parked vehicle. Will not start. Blows the i fuse in the left interior fuse panel. This controls instrument panel, BFG ACC. I know I have to test further but I was just trying to get and idea about changing instrument pane...
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2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SL64863
Hey there guys. I need some help on this one. This Vibe is 2WD, with ABS. I need to locate the speed sensor on this but I just can't find it. I've looked everywhere. Alldata says top of the transaxle, nothing. There is a spot where it looks like the speed sens... Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle speed sensor)
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT3VN39W9S
have this toyo 4runner with loud rattling noise sounds like it's coming from bell housing bring up rpm and noise slightly goes away customer had engine rebuilt sounds like somthing inside bell housing pulled starter went fishing with magnet and found nothing a...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1239Y
This vehicle has been an ongoing problem. 2 new cats and all new oxygen sensors within a year. Car runs great. Cat code always comes back. Cleaned MAF. Works fine. Should be a simple fix. Any help would be great. Thanks in advance Donny Trouble codes: 440 (Cat Effiency)
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Transfer Case VIN: JT3HN87R8Y
Hi Everbody Had this 4 Runner with pushbutton/lever 4wd shifter in the shop for an L.O.F. While backing out, pushed the button 4wd in, pushed again for 4wd out. Since then 4wd picture in the dash is flashing. 4wd is stuck in 4wd high. Checked all fuses, relay...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake lights coming on when headlight switch turne VIN: 3VWRC81H2S
HEY VW TECHS. NEW CAR TO ME, OTHER TECH HAS BEEN THRU THIS WITHOUT RESULTS SO I GET IT. ALL LIGHTS WORK WITH HEAD LAMP SWITCH OFF. TURN SIGNALS, DAYTIME HEADLAMPS,BRAKE LIGHTS. WHEN HEADLAMPS ARE TURNED ON THE BRAKE LAMPS COME ON INCLUDING HIGH MOUNT BRAKE LAM...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L timing VIN: WVWPD23B5Y
Thank you in advance. I do not have alot of experience with VWs. Car came in with a busted timing belt as a result all the valves were bent. I sent it to the machine shop. I got it back the other day. As I was getting ready to set the Cam and Crank timing to p...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29MXY
now the customers concern is that the check engine light is on and he is having a starting problem in the morning.so we hooked the scanner and got po380 code for glow plug heater ckt a.so i asked the fellow tech to turn the ignition on and i checked the power ... Trouble codes: P0380
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C81
Hi guys this is my first post on iatn and it's driving me crazy, i got it from another shop, they replace coils, spark plugs, mass air flow. The problem is after sitting over night or for long period of time firts 10 sec it will misfire i conect my launch and ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1LW55A7X
Hey Volvo techs, I need help. I have this V70 (non turbo) that has an intermittant stall. It has always started right back up until this morning, which it cranked and cranked and then it finally started after about a half hour. There are no codes stored in the...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L suspension VIN: YV1RS58DX3
Hi guys!! I got a real stinker on my hands. This Volvo has a very audible noise at cruising speeds. Noise seems to change depending on road surface. Tried new tires (michilen)but the noise did not change. Installed wireless microphones (chasis ears) at each wh...
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2002 Acura TL 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UVA568X2
I wish to thank everyone for the responses. We did seal off the system and used the smoke machine again. It did take a while, why I do not know, for the smoke to show up. replaced the cannister vent solinoid, cleared codes and test drove to run monitors. All o... Trouble codes: 1457 (Evap leak cannister system).
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8333X
I didn't acctually fix it but i did find it had some bad coils. The customer didn't have the funds to fix it just yet. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P1341 (p1345-), P1345 (p1357-), P1357 (p1343-), P1343 (p1351-), P1351 (p1349-), P1349.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L coolant level sensor VIN: WBADM633XX
AFTER SEVERAL QUICK REPLIES AND A CAREFULL SEARCH OF THE OWNERS MANUAL, THERE APPEARS TO BE NO COOLANT LEVEL WARING SYSTEM DISPLAY FOR THIS CAR. I FIND IT SURPRISING THAT IT ISNT SINCE EVERYTHING IS IN PLACE TO HAVE ONE. THANK YOU CHRIS
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L system fault flashes every 15 seconds VIN: 1G1YY3PXP5
We scanned the vehicle for codes - none were present. We checked ground connections, all were good. We finally disconnected the battery again (this was done before) and left it sit for about 3 hours. When we reconnected, the light was off. Thank you to eve...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Horn VIN: 1GCCT19X0T
The fix was take steering wheel off and clean bearing then lubricate and work in dielectric grease, add dielectric grease to horn cam and contact going thru clockspring. I also added a ground wire column to firewall. This was finished on a Sat morning. Ther...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L 4x4 VIN: 1GCGK24U4X
Thanks to all,Unfortunatly my scanner was not showing any codes. As most of you suggested the Encoder Motor was the SMOKEING GUN !!! She is back in traffic Thanks Again !!! Ron Quality Cars 4 less
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L locks and starting VIN: 2G1WX15K41
Thank you for everyones help. The problem was the BCM. We replaced it and no other problems to this point. Thank you again.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L serpentine belt VIN: 1CHG39R011
I put a new belt on and can't see where there was a problem... It has been working for probably 500-600 miles now. I think that maybe the ac should be turned off when starting and then turned on after it starts. That is the only good info that I could come up ...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16Z34
Thanks to all who replied. It took 3 weeks after i cleaned the grounds to show the symptom again. When it did act up i rechecked the grounds again and noticed the neg battery cable had come loose. Knowing with certainty that this ground was tightened 3 weeks a... Trouble codes: P0352, P0302.
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1989 Dodge Raider 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JB7FJ4354K
Thanks for the help with Dodge Raider. Suggestions I received focused on testing the TPS, TPS signal voltage, grounds and cleaning the Throttle Body. Customer requested that I replace the temperature sending unit on the engine with an OEM sending unit...
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1993 Dodge W250 5.9L weight VIN: 1D3AT6401M
Well, there was no conclusive answer: no one had this vehicle. Responses were all over, and I think some forget that a Diesel truck weighs a WHOLE lot more than a gas truck. Locally, checking with friends, my original analysis was correct...and the salvage guy...
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2006 Dodge Durango Adventurer 4.7L vehicle VIN: 1D4HB48N76
Since truck has an after market warranty on it and I knew they would want the trans tore down and identify the exact failure I referred it to my transmission shop. They could not duplicate the problem and are still trying to get the customer to leave it with t...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR15X1R
Ok, I found my leak finally. I recieved alot of responses and would like to thank Michael, Mark, Keith, Lee, normal, sam, Richard, Dan and especially Glenn Farrell. All of these guys gave me great ideas and strategies. I was told common leak areas are the top ...
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1996 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FALP74W9T
thanks for all the help on this one-next morning started car,very bad miss-- checked low amp signal on coils- right side ok- left no signal - tested trigger wire form computer- none--tested both crank and cam senors- ok--back probed computer- no signal- bad co... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L suspension? VIN: 1FAFP5220Y
I want to thank all the techs that replied to my post, I think there was 10. Most said they have had bad inner cv joints cause this same problem. Me and the other tech put the car on the lift and unloaded the suspension. With the vehicle running we could actua...
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2003 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMDU75WX3
The part on the fuel rail that looks like a regulator is a pulsation dampener. The vacuum hose is in case it ruptures, the fuel will go into the intake instead of on top of the hot engine. For the guy who told me to get some training, thats exactly what I was ...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU73K04
preform compression test on cylinder #6 o psi.preform leak down test found #6 intake valve spring broke,recieved approval from customer to remove intake & valve cover did find broken spring. we replaced valve spring without removing cam shaft by appling... Trouble codes: P0306, P0316.
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2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L engine races VIN: 1GTHG35ROY
THANKX EVERYONE FOR THE HELP . AFTER CHECKING TH CIRCUIT OVER AND OVER I FOUND THAT ONE OF THE IAC WIRES WAS INTERMITTENTLY GROUNDING NEAR PCM . WHEN TESTING IT DIDNT SHOW UP CAUSE I WAS MOVING THE WIRING . WHEN I PUT IT BACK TOGETHER IT WOULD GROUND OUT . THA...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Rear brake locking up, wheel speed sensors VIN: 1GDHG31R62
Sorry, Boss man wanted to cut the losses of this vehicle due to other work that needed to be performed. Customer said they were going to trade in anyway. Some of you sudgested to turn the drums, but I didnt cause the problem would go away when the scan data f...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L abs actuator VIN: 1HCF9650XA
Hey guys thanks to all who replied and special thanks to James [...] who lead me to check the the abs rotors turns out the cv joints was the wrong application and the rotors were to much inside very little contact with abs sensor thanks again guys.
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW58N73
Sorry about the long time in closing this request and thank you to all who replied. Code was missfire #3 cylinder. It seemed dead in cylinder kill test. I checked compression did leak down test and injector balance test. Replaced plugs and coil. The problem en... Trouble codes: P0303.
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Temp Gauge VIN: SALPE1441T
Like everybody said on the replays, the problem is engine ground, so I put a wire from the intake manifold to the battery, but the problem did not go away. I went to my friend to reset the airbag light and he explained theat the wire needs to be a cable, batte...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L no crank VIN: SALNE222X2
Thanks to all who replied. The starter did the trick. I did find the steering column switch and inspected it. Thanks for the tip! Seems ok. Car has been gone over a week now! One of the few I've had to pull a motor mount to change a starter! Thanks again for t...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: JT84F11E1L
The solenoid is bad !We unplugged the harness at the solenoid,the customer decline to replace the solenoid due to cost ,had us leave the solnoid disconnected.Sorry I couldn't provide more information. Thanks Marty
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L SRS system VIN: JTHBF30G32
This vehicle is fixed. Thank you to all who responded. I replaced the front impact sensors and the center air bag sensor/module assembly. I am somewhat sceptical that this car actually needed the center sensor but that is where the Toyota diagnostic procedure...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L intermeadiate shaft rear drive gear and cam chain VIN: 4M2DU66E32
Thanks for the info Ralph but so far we still don't know what caused the problem so we replaced the rear chain and sprocket now we keep bending valves on the pass side only.We rmoved the head three times so far.We have the proper tools to set the chains up cor...
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Drive belt VIN: 1N4AL11D44
Well for the guys that replied check the alternator pulley they were right. The pulley has a clutch in it. The pulley will freewheel when you spin the pulley. The internals of the alternator don't turn when spun by hand. My pulley was locked up. replaced alter...
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52T7V
I GOT A USED INSTEMENT CLUSTER AND REPROGRAMED THE PASSLOCK SYSTEM.SO FAR NO PROBLEMS THANKS TO ALL FOR YOU HELP Trouble codes: P1629 (theft deterrent no signal).
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No Start, INTERMITENT VIN: 1G3NL52E12
Sorry it took so long to post fix. Finally got vehicle to act up long enough to diagnose issue. Found delay in powering coils and fuel pump relay during crank and koeo. Checked fuse panel and grounds at driver side, along with pcm and bcm connectors; all were ... Trouble codes: U1000 (loss of communication), U1128 (loss of irc), U1255 (loss of class 2 commun.), C1298 (pcm class 2 serial data link fault), P1585 (cc inhibit/cc lamp control circuit).
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L display VIN: 2P4GP4439V
A really big thanks to all that helped, I was unable to fix this vehicle. Information I recieved mostly consisted of checking the climate system for codes with scan tool and by recalibration proceedure outlined in mitchell. I could not access any hvac data o...
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1987 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.2L Engine VIN: WP0JB0930H
The general consensus seem to be that the tubo is leaking I did some simple air test and can see where the seal is leaking. Thanks for all the advice - the customer seems happier hearing from all you guys out there rather than just from me, as i initially told...
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1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L alternator VIN: WPOAB0969K
after searching the iATN fix database and reading all your replies, greg from new mexico was real close, i found the connection on the back of the clock was bad so i cleaned up the plug and checked all the solder joints and averything is working as it should, ...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Cruise control VIN: YS3EB49E73
Thanks to all that replied. In this case Justin is the man. He hit it right on concerning the trunk wiring harness. We were aware of the problems that are common with the trunk wiring harness but it never occurred to us to check reverse lights in relation to t...
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE6569Y
We ended up swapping the two injecotors and drove the car for a few days, could not duplicate the problem. It only happens to the customer alomost every 2 months to the day. I am thinking a coumputer reprogram according to the freeze data. Customer has ha... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1 Detected).
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAVN73K3S
Three replies, Two of you told ne how to test the knock sensor. Raymond from michigan made the statement that if the engine were knocking I would notice right away.The funny thing is this engine sounded great. But the day I got it to replace sensors I decided ... Trouble codes: P0330 (no knock sensor 2 signal to ECM with engine speed 2000 rpm).
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
OK this baby is fixed!!It was the rear o2 sensor as I suspected. I didn't think it had that much affect on fuel control,But as Randy from Cal. said it must go into "cat protection mode" and turn off the fuel when it reads rich. It was intermittently staying a...
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2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4TCZF19C92
Hi, thanks for David he nail it dead on, after I replaced the VVT solenoid ( oil circulated control valve ) road test both bank VVT sol show ON most of the time and not misfire. Glenn have a good advice to check the timing belt which is right on the mark, but ...
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L left side power sliding door
After removing door panel and looking at all the inputs from the sliding door module I determined that the only possibility left was to replace the module itself. Door works perfectly now. Im not sure what went first the module or the motor but the customer sa...
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2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L head lamp VIN: JTDKB20U26
Thanks to all for the help- a O.E. bulb fixed this one! Greg and crew
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L radio VIN: 3VWDC21V32
To unlock the radio, I entered the code then pushed the seek button to the right and held it till it beeped. Works fine now. Thanks Pat, Phillip, and Jeff.
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