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1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: WBABK6320R
Vehicle was towed in. It starts right up and usually runs smooth for the first several seconds, then gets very rough. Will usually run several more seconds before it just shuts off as if you turned the key. Backprobed wires at DME and found that when it starts...
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1998 BMW 323is 2.5L abs module? VIN: WBABF7329W
hello all! hoping someone has delt with this before. i've got this bmw here that initally came in for a intermittant abs and traction contol light comming on. using our launch x431 scan tool, got codes 17(fault in the power supply of all solenoid valves or ope...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L srs VIN: WBAAM3339X
Have this car from body shop, car ran over curb with right side wheels, mangled wheels and suspension, discharged right side and right upper air bags and disconnected battery cable. Body shop replaced the right side crash sensor, right side upper air bag and d...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA53583
All you Bmw techs out there, this one is driving me nuts. Listed above was only partial list of codes. Getting 4 O2 codes and all six cylinders are misfirng. I am assuming the O2 codes are coming up do to the misfire. Checked tsb about the bremi coils, advised... Trouble codes: 202 (o2 bank 1 control limit), 203 (02 bank 2 control limit), 238 (misfire 1), 242 (misfire 5), 241 (misfire 4), 240 (misfire 3)
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G5KD54Y11
Hello Everyone, I have this cadillac deville with a 4.6 and it came in with a check engine light on. I did some testing and came to determine the crank sensors were faulty. replaced them and still have the same problem. About a week a go i replaced the spark ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0164, P0335, P0300
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1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L gage no disply VIN: 1GNCT18Z3K
This one is really strange, I sent the cluster back to model for repair, it came back tested good! i rechecked power and ground and all inputs at connector, removed connector and checked the connectors and even ran a welding tip file in them. no sign of a loos...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCCT14WXR
please help iatn, customer brought this vehicle in with misfires on cylinders 2,4, and 6; it idled very poorly and ran very rich. knowing that these are prone to leak we pulled upper plenum and found fuel pressure regulator leaking, but no leaks in lines. repl...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WX12K6Y
Good afternoon to all and thanks in advance for all your help.I have this 2000 Monte Carlo SS that we just sold last wednesday.Customer has complained of a intemitant stall.It has only staled 4-5 times with "no ryme or reason" as to when it stalls.Customer sta...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L a/c compressor performance VIN: 1G1JF52T91
Do not see any signs of a restriction or any icing on lines or condenser. on road test cooling performance ok until vehicle slows down and then the pressures rise and the high press. cut out cuts off comp. seems like a restriction but can not pin point source....
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L panic mode trunk opens VIN: 1G1ZU54874
the alarm will go off on i'ts own. when we hear the alarm the lites are flashing and the trunk is open, could happen any time. the most inconvient is 3:am sitting in the drive way! i went past a car doing the same thing in a prking lot same vintage, has any bo...
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start, floods VIN: 2C3H56FXSH
car comes in flooded/no start. tested fuel pressure ect.replace plugs and wires.still no start.replaced crank sensor.no start.check camshaft timing.its ok.find trouble code for coil driver 2 and put in new used coil.no start.replace pcm with used pcm.no start....
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L slow to go into gear VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
When you first start the car, and put it in gear it takes a few moments before it the trans catches. Then operation is normal. I'm wondering what to do about this problem, how do I fix it? Is this tranny going bad? Is there anything else I should worry about?
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L12
replaced TCM as flow chart test stated that TCM was bad. Performed quick learn and pinion factor re learn. went to test drive vehicle check engine light came on before leaving the shop with code P0601. Code is a hard code and can not be cleared. Code states in... Trouble codes: P0601 (Internal controller Failure)
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C3AY75S55
vehicle will start and run sometimes for 5-1o seconds new pcm flashed by dealer . new cam and crank sensors from chrysler. pulled timing cover and cam bolts to verify timing okay. original engine never been apart. car will start perfect every so often then die...
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Oil Pressure VIN: 3B6MF36D8W
Hey Guy's - Girl's , I dont think I have done any repairs on these 5.9 Diesels but one time. I have this one and would like to fix it. But the pump is 350. so I need some feedback. It will be a few seconds when first starting and then jump up. ( Oil pressure )...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B4GP2534Y
This van came in from another local shop with a high idle problem. They originally got it with a bad timing belt. After installing the timing belt it started but the idle is about 200-300 rpms to high. They rechecked the timing marks, and did compression on al...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L compressor VIN: 2P4GP24R5Y
Hello all, We did basic and evac and recharge on this van. All was good with temp, and comp performance. The customer told us that the dealer diagnosed a bad evap. So we looked and sure enough it was bad. We installed new OE value line evap, insulation and a 4...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R22
car organil came in for coolant leak at top coolant bleed unit repaired car started and drove customer returned with no start
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2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Noise
I am trying to figure out this annoying groan type noise when the car is first starting and as I accelerate normally there is a groan or droan noise from the engine comp area. Gets better after it is driven a while. It seems to be worse on light accel, but it ...
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2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3HB28B47
DODGE DEALER TECHNICIAN'S - Vehicle towed in no crank, no start. Battery test good, not a battery problem. No codes. Found no signal to starter. Test ignition switch pin 1 to pin 2 in start position 175 ohm, Ign switch gound is good, Test wiring (vio/brn wire)...
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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Condensor VIN: 1FACP57U1M
Thank you to everyone in advance for the help. The car came in from a Business neighbor. She clamed the belt broke. I found the A/C compressor had locked up causing belt to break. A/C was R12 and all the hoses were swollen and condenser leaking. Evap flushed a...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L steering VIN: 1FTNF21L1X
I'm banging my head against a wall here. This F250 superduty is causing a lot of problems. It wanders when driving, seems to come and go. I've read the prior postings and we've checked all of the suggestions and the prior fixes with no difference. This does ha...
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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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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1FAFP663XX
preform ac ser. and lof noticed temp gauge pegged cust says they never noticed it ck wiring and sensor both appear to be ok any help would be great
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L noise VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
This vehicle will beep 5 times and then not beep for 7 seconds or so and the begin to beep 5 times in a row. It willl cycle like this a couple of times. Does anyone have any ideas? This is driving the customewr crazy
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L brake, turn signals, hazzard VIN: 3FDNF6569Y
truck has been a pain for quite some time. i've previously repaired random wiring for rear lights. turn signal flasher seems to go out yearly. always replaced with ford flasher (blue). last week changed the brake switch, at the pedal. seemed to be burnt inside...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F43
well the vehicle cuts off when u drive it for about 20 miles and it takes about an hour or so for it to start back after it cuts off.also the engine has a bad vibration also skipping but it drives good up until that point.it also has low power going thru the g...
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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, synch cam/crank VIN: 1FMZU75W14
THE VEHICLE WAS DELIVERED TO US WITH WHAT FELT LIKE A INJECTOR MISFIRE OR A CYLINDER IMBALANCE. THE MIL (malfunction indicator lamp) IS ON. THERE ARE NO TSB THAT I FOUND. AND THE FORD TECHS. STATE THAT TEHY HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH TIMING CHAINS.MY TEST ... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear axle seals VIN: 1FMFU18L74
Veh came in with leaking rear axle seals,I have the rec. tool to remove axle but could not get it to budge.In the process of trying to remove the other side I managed to bend the tool.Needless to say I haven't managed to remove either axle.The tool I am using ...
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FMFU18L34
expo towed in. battery sulfated and lots of corrossion. altenator not charging. replaced both.still no battery charge and had code p0620. did pinpoint test per mitchell and replaced pcm. now charges but battery light comes on and off, and message center will s...
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2008 Ford F450 6.4L piston rods VIN: 1FDXF4R18E
Hello fellow techs, We are not having good luck with the 6.4 diesels. This is the second time this one has been back to the dealer for bent rods. The injectors leak and cause a hydraulic lock, bending the rods, or so we are told. We have not torn down the engi...
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W8S
customer came in with code 1351 est output high. customer had truck at other shop trying to fix problem after getting it back after two weeks . shop had a obd11 scan tool that was given to customer, if truck would not start just clear codes and truck will run ... Trouble codes: 1351 (est output high or pulses detected when open)
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L gear box VIN: 1GTEK19T93
A vibration, gowning noise coming from steering wheel. Happens when steering while is being turned slowly to the left, nothing happen going to the right. also noticed hammering coming out of the return line from the gear box, hammers enough to cause the cooler...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L D4 light blinking VIN: JN1BL549XJ
Greetings: Customer states that hard to start and D4 light flashes. Had young tech pull codes; came up with p0700 (transaxle fault) which led to scanning for trany codes and came up with 5-01 (transmission range sensor shorted). Codes obtained with OTC Genys...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L Cuts out VIN: SAJNX2743T
Hello everyone and HELP. I work on very few Jaguars. I have this customer that was travelling with this vehicle and it stalled on him. He restarted the vehicle right up and when he went to accelerate, it just would sputter, fall on its face and then die. He h...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L pwr windows,door locks VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1S
Hello all. The laws of electricity do not seem to apply here. The Jeep came in for inop windows. I made necessay repairs to the broken wires in the door jambs, and checked resistance of all connections. Here's the odd part: as I was checking resistance of grou...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L abs module VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
Hey gang, I have a quick question. The body shop down the street is sending me this grand cherokee that they have repaired, (hit in left side rear) & has abs & brake lights on, it's been checked out by the mobil air bag company that they use & is supposed to n...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Stall VIN: 1F4FA39S74
This one came in as dies when going over a bump intermittently... First thought was loosing cam or crank signal so I checked for codes none stored... Took it out and duplicated problem seems to me more apparent on a right turn over a bump... Checked and wiggle...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs light on VIN: SALPM16491
which one is brake switch 1 and where is brake switch 2? any diagram will be very helpful except for mitchell they have everything wrong. Thank you very much for your help guys I almost forgot, the brakes work just fine, no problem at all, it is only the ligh...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L mirrors,seats VIN: 1LNHM97VOY
power seats & miirors will not operate, removed dash to replace evaporator & case-now have no seats or mirrors. retraced all wiring & connectors no problems found. ck. grounds,powers etc., removed battery negative while doing a/c repair, how can i check driver...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L asc VIN: 1LNHM87A53
Hello, fellow techs. I have a question about this Lincoln. Can I initialize the Stability system without a factory scanner? I have tried a Snapon, Vetronics, and Autoenginuity. All with no luck. I can pull codes, and get code 1998, but Alldata says the system ...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L radio VIN: 5LMEU88H84
used scanner and no codes in instrument panel . not sure where to go. popping noise can happen with acceleration, shifting of shift knob. when hitting brakes also, intermittent. doesn.t change with volume level.
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L no mil light VIN: JM3LW28522
new customer came in for ny inspection .found no check engine light with key on engine off.started vehicle still no sign of engine light.can't communicate with any of the modules ,transmission or abs.or powertrain.question if bulb is blown or was removed, coul...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L 3rd gear VIN: JM1BJ24572
Hello fellow tranny gurus. I'm pulling my hair out here and thankyou in advance for any help you can offer. This vehicle came back several days ago with 3-4 clutch and 2-4 band obliterated. I went through the trans carefully trying to find a reason that it fai...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L none VIN: WDBEA32E9R
we have a mercades that belongs to my friend,he had a problem with no crank condition,and he tried to change the starter and it didnt help and he called me for help so i told him to change the relay starter k38.the relay is from the dealer but still didnt help...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA92E1S
hi tech i have this car wiyh code 17 the engine no start, idont have pulse,no spark,no fuel pressure. i check input and output ovp relay, the waveform in crank sensor is 14 volt pick to pick i dont see glitch, in pcm i check the basic signal. when i put ign... Trouble codes: 17 (testing and results)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L hard shift from 2 to VIN: WDBEA32E8S
can anyone tell me what a code 25 or 26 id alldata isn't much help. or is there anything i could have hit when doing valve cover which could have caused this? Trouble codes: 25 (26 -), 26
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L a/c system VIN: WDBNG75J9Y
I am trying to retrieve codes from control panel, can hold REST button and retrieve data, but cannot clear code or determine code. Does anyone know if this can be done and if so is there a list for codes? Have gone to the MB web site to understand the system.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Starting VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
Hello Fellow Techs. I am in need of some assistance with this [Oct/99] 2000 Mercedes ML320 that has a "Start Error" on the instrument display, that will not start. I have scanned for fault codes, and found one code in the DME; P1570- Start Enable Fault, and o...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L 1-2 / 2-1 shift VIN: 4DBRN47J12
We have a low mile, 2002 c230 sport coupe. 17,000 miles. shifts ABRUPTLY from first to second gear upshifts and then on downshift second to first. all other gears shift normally. we have checked the fluid and fluid level. appear ok. read diagnostics. codes pre...
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM6532V
hi everyone this car came in to shop from another shop , as a no start found that wire to crank sensor frayed and shorted together , replaced with motorcraft harness and crank sensor... have just a pulse off injector for 1 second and no spark... there is a new...
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L lights electric windows VIN: 6MMAP67P41
the car starts and runs fine does not have high beams but has indicator light does not have parking lights or wiper high speed ac only works at 65 degs. pass. front and both rear power windows do not work
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G3NL52M1T
This car starts and imediatly stalls. Has codes 1573 and 1629 that are reocurring. Car will eventually start if repeatedly attempted. Ohmed ciruit 800 "UART serial data line". Circuit OK. dont really know what direction to go in... Some experience in these old... Trouble codes: P1573, P1629
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1988 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 2.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WP14W2J
vehicle came in running rough, found cylinders 1 and 4 to have no spark, replace the coil still nothing replaced the module and still same result, looked at the live data and noticed that the rpm was out of control on the data, it was jumping around from 2000 ...
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1979 Porsche 928 4.5L Unknown VIN: 9289201882
Help Porsche techs!! This 928 will intermittently illuminate the prake pressure warning light on the dash. We have been unable to duplicate the concern and the brake pressure switches on the master cylinder are new. the brake pad warning light on the dash is a...
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1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Radio VIN: YS3AL35T1P
I tried 4 times to re-set the radio code. I used the info I could find in the archives with no positive results. The power comes on and "code" lights up, but there is no sound or change. I replaced the radio thinking that it was an internal problem with the ...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG685XV
Thanks to all for taking time and reading and helping out!! Car orignally came in with three codes stated above P1540, P0500, P1507 customers complaint was MIL was on and vehicle would intermittently stall. Pulled codes got above codes test drove car with scan... Trouble codes: P1540 (Vehicle speed sensor malfunction low speed), P0500 (Vehicle speed sensor malfunction), P1507 (Idle control system malfunction)
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Timing Belt VIN: 453BH67531
thanks for reading my request I'm replacing a timing belt on this engine and I'm having problems trying to find timing marks on cams the left side is plain mark on the gear and notch on the back cover the right side I can't figure out where the cam needs to be...
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1989 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Starting VIN: JUT4VN13DS
This vehicle came to us as a no start. We checked it out and found out that we have fire, fuel pressure, but no injection pulse. We had a rebuilt distributor here. so we plugged it in and spun it by hand. The coil fired and the injector pulsed, so we installed...
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN39W6R
Vehicle came to us with blown head gaskets on a freshly rebuilt motor(motor had only 5,000 miles on it). Customer wanted to completely change the engine. We purchased an engine from Jasper. We installed the engine with new timing belt, idler, tensioner, water ...
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1986 Audi 5000 S 2.2L ac /heater control head VIN: WAUFB0447G
WELL IT LOOKS LIKE THE REPLIES ABOUT SUMS IT UP. THIS THING NEEDS A CONTROL HEAD. JOHN FROM TEXAS MENTIONED THE PART IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEALER. THIS HAS BEEN VERIFIED TO BE THE CASE. ALTHOUGH I WILL BE TESTING TO MAKE SURE THERE IS ACTUALLY POW...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L Tire Pressure Monitor
Thanks to Lucas, Tom and Alex fot their replies. The bottom line on this one is you have to have the TIPS activation tool. A Tech 11 by itself will not do the job. I tried the letting air out of the tire procedure while the TPMS system is resetting itself and...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT143W3
All 15 replies gave good sound ideas and info. This Blazer really are my lunch. When first checked, had poor intermittant injector pulse. Replaced ign module, pickup coil as both had corroaded-green connections. Also replaced dist. shaft for cracked magnets. N...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Steering VIN: 1GCEC19MOV
thanks again to all who replied it was in fact the steering wheel position sensor
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L steering box VIN: 1GCEC19MOV
sorry guys i had two postings on this vehicle one was an update i cleared the first but not the second so i will do it now and thanks again to all it was the sterring wheel sensor
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29R3X
Ok thanks for all the help. After I learned that the Fuel Pump was operating normally. I start back to the spark problem. I Scoped the driver wire at the ICM and the icm signal wire at the coil. The wire at coil would drop out. The a new Connector for the ic... Trouble codes: P0338 (ckp Sensor Circuit High Duty Cycle), P1361 (Ignition coil control circuit low Voltage).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Low power VIN: 1GCHK23191
When We removed the injector lines the rust from the lines had fallen into the injectors, we had cleaned them out but they were still plugged it took a set of injectors to fix this truck. runs great
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Safety VIN: 2GCEC19T41
With the excellent suggestion from Dean [...] we have solved this problem. Dean suggested that the two ground wires attached to the frame just under the drivers door may be my problem. We removed the ground wires, buffed the frame with a grinder, sanded the...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L cooling VIN: 1GCCS14591
THANKS FOR ALL THE ADVICE; YES AS IT TURNS OUT THE COMPRESSOR WAS THE CAUSE, SWAPED OUT COMPRESSOR AND THIS SYSTEM IS BACK TO ICE COLD ANOTHER GREAT REMAN COMPRESSOR STORY. ONCE AGAIN THANKS TO ALL FOR THE HELP
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55E71
Thanks for all the help. It turned out to be a bad cable on the scanner. Buddy said that you can ground pin 4 on the aldl and scope pin 4. That worked great for not having another scanner. Later in the day we had to run to a friends shop so we checked the ...
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2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager 3.3L steering VIN: 2C4GJ24G2Y
THANK FOR HELP, PULLED UPPER POWER STEERING RESEVOR AND FOUND NO SCREEN IN RESEVOR, CLEAND AND PUT BACK ON VAN, DID NOT SEEM TO HELP, ADVISED CUST AND THAY ARE GOING TO DRIVE VAN AS IN. THANKS FOR HELP.
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP54L53
thanks for all the replies, david hit the nail on the head, tried mopar 02 this morning no luck, had tested pcv already, ruled out injectors by ohmming at pigtail which is not under intake, then pulsed injectors at pigtail while watching fuel gauge all very co... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1B3ES46C4Y
Hey guys, Thank you to all who responded with help. I kina expected a power distribution center but I just wanted to make sure. Alot of you responded thinking the same. Swaped out the auto shut down relay and cleaned the box but two days later was back with ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L speedometer VIN: 3D7KA28C03
Thanks to all that offered assistance. This is a wierd one, customer had dealer replace dash under warranty and uopgrade the evap core while removing dash. they must have connected drb and flashed truck cause all works fine now. Although the dealer never sa...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Stall VIN: 3D7KA28C74
Well, I finally figured this truck out. Alldata test proceedures call for testing FCA circuits K181 and K31, Wrong K181 is on FP Sensor on rail and K31 is on HPFC regulator. Got a copy of Dodge repair manual and it says test FCA circuit F855,K181, still wrong ... Trouble codes: P0251 (Fuel control circuit fault).
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTDF072XV
Replaced MAF and made the idle better but the truck still fluctuates on warm startups for aprox 30-45 seconds. customer is satisfied but I still consider it a not-fixed. Thanks to all who replied.
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L coolant resevoir VIN: 1FDJE30FIV
someone was actually pouring substance in resevoir thats what i found out
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Multiple codes VIN: 1FMYU22E0W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I received a few replies on this that were helpful. We were unable to duplicate a fuse blowing concern. We did find out that the customer had replaced the header pipe assembly w/oxygen sensors attached. Th...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P6Y
found bad o2 wires,and exhaust leak in front of cat. Trouble codes: P0136, P0137.
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U61
Sorry so long for the return repley on this one. I never got the vehicle back to retest. The day I posted this the customer needed the veicle and they did not return. Thanks for all the input from you guys, but everything you mentioned I already tested. Thanks...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35P55
another nitemare turned to sucessful repair with the help from brad and ray. it was a wire harness repair. ray said to access the center pcm connector, cut harness open about 8in. find the RD & OR shielded CMP ckt. the shield ground wire was wrapped too tight ... Trouble codes: P0336, P0341, P2614, P2617.
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1996 GMC C3500 HD 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, no power,black smoke VIN: 1GDKC43E8T
None of the replies addressed the lack of ground in the pcm for the waistgate solenoid. I made it clear the wires were good at the solenoid & to the pcm. My problem is a lack of ground in the pcm & techs told me to replace the injectors & injection pump. Since... Trouble codes: P0236.
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1HGCG165XW
Thanks to all techs who helped. It was the sending unit causing the problem.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10V3X
A special thanks to Blair on the fuel trim tutorial, very informative. Most responses pointed to fuel problems and A/F ratio sensors, which was where I was going... She has taken it for two 2000 mile trips and insists it runs perfect and the mil hasn't come ba... Trouble codes: P0172.
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L Air Bag VIN: JM1NA3537V
The airbag control module on this vehicle is up high under the dash pad, we found the heater ductwork was out of position and was up against the ACM. We relocated the duct away from the ACM and so far that has solved our problem. Special thanks to Wade [...]...
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1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F4YR12CXW
Thank you for your time and responses. The fix for this vehicle was the airflow sensor, we had absolutely nothing that would indicate a problem with the maf, all data was in spec, fuel trims and baro were normal and the sensor had a fast response time. The mai...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDCYR49E12
this one is fixed. I found a short to ground near the ECM. repaired wire and re-routed the best i could. MIL stays off now. After a few hours on Alldata, going through other M/B models with the same engine, i determined this is a pretty basic Evap system. ... Trouble codes: P0443.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33453
Well, as it turn out this engine does have compression problems. My tech initially checked #4 only and it seemed high enough but later he checked all the cylinders and the others were much higher. Recommended cylinder head removal/inspection, declined by custo... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire 4), P2097 (B1S2 control limit).
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y21
MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR FIXED IT. tHANKS TO ALL THAT HELPED! Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, VIN: JN8DR09X11
I am so sorry for taking this long to close, the new format for the techhelp page had me lost. I am also so sorry for misleading all of you, and that is the lesson learned with this post. The fix was a mass air flow sensor as many other posts with similiar c...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WP5211V
I found the fix for this car right away in the mourning, I decided to pull the fuel rail and switch the injectors. I found a chunk of electrical tape blocking half of the injector hole. Now the car runs great. thank you for the help
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1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L sir
Fixed the beast. I got 4 excellent replies that were all basically correct and here's a quick summary. Arthur [...] filled me in on the fact the system is indeed disabled when this problem exists which was a factor in getting the customer to pursue and repair...
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2001 Subaru Forester 2.5L head bolts VIN: JF1SF65541
The bolts were all the same length but Tim was right about the size of the washers. The replacement bolts all had the same size washers. Everybody said it didn't matter where the bolts went so we just put it together and it worked fine. We have always thought ...
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1994 Toyota Camry 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4TGK12W5RU
Some good suggestions were to check the throttle valve cable for sticking and adjustment, a possible solenoid or a short in one of the speed sensor harnesses. I took the valve body out and checked all the valves for sticking and found none. When I was benc...
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L ac lines VIN: 4T1BF28B4U
THE QUESTION I POSTED 6/11/08, I WAS ABLE TO RESOLVE BY MYSELF. I WENT AHEAD AND REMOVED THE BLOWER MOTOR CASE. FAIELY EASY JOB. TOOK ABOUT 2 HOURS. SO THE JOB CAN BE DONE WITHOUT REMOVING THE DASH. HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEONE ELSE IN THE FURTURE.
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBE32K84
Thank you to the eleven people that responded to my help request. Ever reply was of some help and good information. This Toyota is fixed. When you smoke test this car it is normal to have smoke come out of the filler nick. The reason for this is the canister... Trouble codes: P0455 (gross leak), P0441 (evaporative system flow), P5446.
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L cruise control VIN: 5TDBA22C04
Thank you joe and dan for your info regarding this issue, both had said that the sensors are known to fail and or I have elected to send the van to the dealer. I hate giving in but without the factory tooling this repair is not possible. Thanks again for yo...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Compressor VIN: 3VWCC21C61
Thanks to all that replied on this one. As I said I "checked" all the fuses and they had power going to each side. After further inspection of the battery fuse panel I decided to pull the #3 fuse for the cooling fan module and inspect the contacts, sure enou...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWWH63B53
the problem was definately the right side sunroof drain tube was plugged. we clipped the ends of the front tubes and water streamed out. I told the customer we would not pay for the TCM because we did not have the one we sold to her in our possesion to verify ...
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