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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG8327T
Hello and thanks, This car came to me about 4 months ago and was overheated and blew the head gasket, My tech did the job, who is no longer here and it seems from talking to custome this problem only occured after doing head gasket. I keep getting code 211 kno... Trouble codes: 211 (Knock sensor 2), 108 (continuous voltage)
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cuts out VIN: WBAGJ8327W
There are no codes. Car runs great. Starts immediately. If left to Idle, it will cut off. Sometimes 10 seconds and sometimes 3 minutes. Restarts immediately. Also when driving, it will cut off, but looses 1500 rpms(or so) and catches back on. I ran all the tes...
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1CWZ2349ZY
hey everyone i have a 99 seville sts came in with a po300 randome misfire and a po741 tcc stuck off this car backfires through the intake and runs terrible dont do much on transmissions but can this misfire code and the way it runs set the trans code if drove ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0741
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Engine VIN: 1G6KD54Y52
This vehicle had and still has four cylinders not working since the beginning. Owner requested an engine overhaul which did not correct his problem, thus fat 1,3,5,7 cylinders continue to not work. Cadillac flashed new calibration for the PCM , and still the v...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L digital dash VIN: 1G1AY0784E
Hi Corvette guys, I have an 84 vette in the garage with a defective digital dash. Actually everything works ok except two functions. The tach display left side works however the 2 digit tach readout flickers along with the stationary green yellow and red line...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L battery VIN: 1G1YY0788G
Thanks in advance for your help. This my first help request, I'll do my best. Car came from other shop with supposed second battery replacement in a few weeks. Battery needed jump start. We charged and tested battery. It is weak. We let car sit over night and ...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC19R3V
this is my personal vehicle.driving one day,running great.started stalling at stops and hesitating badly.did this for about ten miles then parked.later when restarted hesitated badly,floored it to get across intersection.did not stall anymore.now check engine ... Trouble codes: 172 (too richbank 1), 175 (too richbank 2)
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1ND52J8X
Customer complained of loss of power and a bucking under load,and excessive fuel usage. Knock sensor activating and retarding timing. Disconnect knock sensor, Retest, power good now has a spark knock under load. Check datastream LTFT at idle -10 or more. Pulle...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHK29112
Hello Group, I have ended up having to sweep up everybodys mess again. This truck had a no start fault the AA towed it to our local GM dealer they rang the owner[who was on his trip home in the recovery truck] and told him that the truck was now running and th...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF52E43
Would not command ac compressor on replaced control head still the same problem replaced body control module when programing the (BCM) module we lost communication with the PCM. Then vehicle would not crank put in a used pcm, Tech 2 would comunicate but would ...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L abs module VIN: 2G1WH42K93
Hey Guys, This little Chev showed up with the abs and traction-control lights on all the time. Had a code 1233--rt ft speed sensor. We replaced the hub, and the wheel sensor is now putting out a speed equal to the other three sensors--according to scanner data...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L ABS Module
Vehicle came into shop for normal PM and ABS and Brake light illuminated. I was called in as the shop could not get scan data on their scanner. Van is equipped with GPS unit. Unit had to be removed to access data and codes. When scanning for codes, only code r...
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2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L Accessories
Am looking for info on the brake signal wire to be used for a trailer brake controller. I talked to parts guys @ dealer and they say it should have two studs & two wires @ fuse panel for controller 'takeoffs'. I called a tech from dealer who searched diagrams ...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H3S
hi, this car came to me and his check engine light was on. I road tested the car at freeway and it lost power. The RPM is very high, but the car only went to 40 mph. But the car going at local seemed fine. I cleared all the trouble code and road tested it agai... Trouble codes: 15 (no vehicle speed signal while driving), 21 (left o2s stay at center .), 66 (no eatx ccd messages from tcm.)
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L blown fuse VIN: 1C3EL55U41
thanks in advance for any help! the customer says that fuse #8 for ignition switch blows & car will not start. they say that if fuse #20 (hazard & turn signals)is left out that #8 ign. fuse is fine. i dont see any connection between the 2 on wiring diagram, ho...
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1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Tachometer, Speedometer, Temperature gauge VIN: 1B4GK54R4M
This Caravan came into the shop with no instruments. We replaced the BCM and got the Battery gauge, oil pressure gauge, and fuel gauge working, but the tach, speedometer and temp. gauge still don't work. All the posted fixes I've read recommend the BCM, I've s...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Compressor? VIN: 4B3AG42G31
Hello everyone, got one here I hope someone has run into before. This Stratus started having a problem back in '06 with no a/c when outside temps were high (85-90). The problem wouldnt act up for us when we looked at it then. It came back a couple of months la...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2B3HD46RO1
(read related repair history)reconnected cam sensor checked signal from sensor with vantage seemed erratic and engine ran rough missed. replaced cam sensor and cleared code.idled ok but down road would buck,fart and miss.rescanned no codes and no misses in mis...
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1992 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L trottle body VIN: 1FDEE14N4N
hello, ford techs, need some help please, this van has a problem with gas pedal sticking and causing high idle.have cheked throttle cable and cleaned throttle body best possible.but in the mornings when van is cold it acts up and gas pedal sticks causing high ...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25F5T
Hello, I do Not work On alot Of diesels. Customers truck died going down road and had towed In here because they are from another state. Had cam sensor code replace sensor still No Start but No code back As of yet. I scanned data and high pressure during c... Trouble codes: 1293 (Bank One Injector circuit open), 1294 (Bank two injector circuit open), 1298 (IDM failure)
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHW26F7V
i suspect faulty i.d.m. but I'm not a diesel tech, after hard driving under load about 10 min. engine will lose power, to me it seems like running out of fuel but icp pressure is good, if anything icp goes up when problem presents itself. truck will run worse ... Trouble codes: P0344, P1219
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13P9V
car came in mil lite on.code 401,insufficient egr.scanned dpfe,.69 volts.dpfe dead.thought it was just another sensor problem,installed new sensor-plastic style.now i have 1.04 volts at idle,but only increases to 2.74,maybe 3.04 volts,with egr position opening... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficient egr)
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFX28W8W
Hi Guy's, I a good one here this truck came in with a check engine light on and misfiring under a load. The code was P0302 so I pulled the spark plug on cyl. no. 2 to find it cracked with a carbon trace up the side of it, cool problem found. Sold 8 new spark p... Trouble codes: P0308
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZF1721X
Towed in as cranks & won't start. Has no injector pulse, power to injectors is -ok- Fuel pump prime is only for split second when key turned on, not normal 2 seconds & no fuel presssure. Fuel pressure within spec. when pump commanded on through scan tool. Spar...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNF21F8X
hello all , Im far from a Diesel Tech but the boss wants it fixed... i ran the functional test with the Solus(cylinder contribution test) test ran came back cylinder 5,7,8 i replaced those 3 injectors same problem misses bad redid the cylinder contribution tes... Trouble codes: P0275 (cylinder 5 contribution/balance fault), P0281 (cylinder 7 contribution/balance fault), P0284 (clyinder 8 contribution/balance fault)
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F8X
hello eveyone have a strange one this truck has p0284 cylinder 8 contribution we repaced #8 injector and the idm flashed computor still no change buy chance another 99 f350 came in and it has the same code any ideas Trouble codes: P0284 (cylinder 8 contribution)
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2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Cruise control VIN: 2FMDA56491
Hi Ford tech and all technician out there, I got this van in for cruise control not operate, I think it is a simple fix, I first test the brake pressure switch which is open and start to leak, I thought replaced it will work and go for the road test, it won't ...
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2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Hydroboost booster VIN: 1FMNU41S21
I am converting this truck from vacuum to the hydroboost system. I purchased all the parts new from the dealer to find out there is a reducer fitting for the high pressure line. I have been to 5 dealers in the area and they can not even find a picture of it. I...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L abs module VIN: 1FAFP38322
hey guys! Thanks in advance for any help you can give. this one is a gem, came in after customer did his own front brakes and bearings for a noise complaint. the noise was the abs activating at low speeds while braking on dry pavement. I immediately figured it...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L wipers VIN: 1FALPA2W23
The wipers on this 03 crown vic won't stop running at times also inter. setting does not work just runs like in low speed. Sometimes they start with the switch in the off position. I suspect the motor is at fault because i have seen this many times on fords an...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L ABS System VIN: 1FTSW21P35
I hope the Ford techs have some information about this code. Alldata is of no help. I e-mailed them for the info. because it's not in the system and they called back and stated that they didn't have any info. at all on this code. Does anyone have a wiring diag...
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1992 GMC G2500 Rally STX 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GTEG25K2N
vehicle came with intermintant engine dieing at idle and you can watch tach drop out 2 to 3 hundred rpm . it happens only when hot and the tach drop out is more constant than the stalling ive only got it to stall once . when i put scanner on it the idle raise ...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8248W
Hello, I have this Civic that came in two weeks ago and had IAC codes and I followed the flow chart which led me to " substitute a known good computer " and I replaced the PCM. The car came back about 4 days later with the mil on and had reset the IAC code. I ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG3156X
I had to replace PCM. How do I get IMMOBILIZER code? Until recently the only way to reset the immobilizer was a tow to the dealer. LAUNCH scan tool's latest update now offers immobilizer reset BUT IT REQUIRES A HONDA PASSWORD. How do I get this password? My lo...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78804
Hello to all you techs out there. I have this CRV, followed the whole procedure on MOD. Everything checks out good. Sent over to the dealer to have software updated. Light is back on after getting back from dealer. Called back dealer and was notified that the ... Trouble codes: P1077 (IMRC-Intake Manifold Runner Control System Malfunction)
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1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L radio VIN: KMHJG24M9V
Hi there and thanks for your time. We have a customer who purchased this wonderful piece. Someone butchered the radio wiring harness installing an aftermarket radio, radio doesn't work. Customer brought us a hyundai radio and pigtail from a bone yard. Of cours...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D3W
Greetings, Hope someone can offer some insight into this vehicles problem. Vehicle came into shop with a steady check engine light on and a history code for #4 cylinder misfire, po304, but at the time was not misfireing. Tech started diagnosis and found oil in... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: CAJEA51C22
after install of new engine have a constant engine light have checked cylinder compression all at 150 psi, spark plugs are new irridiums, snapon fuelkare, checked injector spay by cranking over all have a nice even spray, checked for vacum leaks at intake, inj... Trouble codes: P1313, P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L heater flow VIN: SAJEA01T53
Customer states since we replaced the dual function (left/right) heater valve, there is no way to adjust temperature for right side of heater, always stays hot. Left side adjusts fine. This was stated by the customer on the second day after pickup. Customer ap...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Blower VIN: 1J4FA59S81
This Jeep has had an ongoing problem with the blower middle speed. This is the history of the vehicle: March of 2007 the blower switch and resistor were replaced. The blower switch was falling apart and the resistor tested out of spec. At the time, some of the...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L gearbox VIN: 1J8G2E8AX4
Has anyone got a wiring diag for BOSCH ECU part no 281 011 409? or wiring for car in relation to cam cables where they run? I have looked at wiring from engine ECU and found some butchered wiring but with no pin data for this I am having trouble going any furt...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L manual tap shift VIN: JM1BK14334
Hello Mazda techs,I'm a GM fuel/electric guy.I've got a good customer with this Mazda that has a intermittently will not down shift only when using the manual tap shift system.I've scan for codes with modis,there were none.Trans data showed up switch and down ...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1070441202
Customer pulling hill, car started to buck and snort, pulled over and car will not rev up, good fuel pressure, we do not have any repair info. to look for specs, or componet location. Looking for suggestions.
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA250XK
HELP!!! This car is driving me nuts... It came in as a dead no start... well i hooked up my fuel pressure guage inline with the supply to the fuel distributer and had no fuel pressure... tapped on tyhe fuel pump relay with the butt of a screwdriver and would s...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Steering VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
Vehicle has some odd steering symptoms. At idle in shop when you steer from side to side it will chatter a little and had a droaning sound mainly in the left direction. We flushed the p/s and put the correct synthetic 11s fluid and the droan in shop seemed to ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz Vito 109CDi 2.2L Compressor VIN: WDF6396052
Hi guys, Got a bit of a curly one here. A Mercedes Vito van was brought in with the airconditioning system not operating. The problem is that the variable duty solenoid located in the compressor is not getting a signal from the climate control head to allow i...
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: IN6SD11Y7R
no spart no injector pulse no fuel pump died while driveing another shop replace coil and dist with new oem parts all fuses check good all fuseable links check fine no codes
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1999 Nissan Sentra XE 1.6L air bag check light VIN: VY11-259-2
There fellow techs I have this car that was in an accident after it was repaired the air bag light was on I did a diagnostic scan an it showed the control unit was bad I changed the unit and when I did another diagnostic scan there was no trouble code but the ...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3N1CB51D41
im having this problem customer towed in, idles good when cold but if i step on ags wont accelarate no power at all, i check catalytic converters ok,no codes present maf sensor voltage stays low when stepping on gas, i check compression 190 psi when vehicle id...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Rear Brakes VIN: 1G2NE55D4S
Have had this problem on other vehicles and a new set of shoes has fixed it, but this one won,t go away. when vehicle has sat overnight and it rains or is damp out the first couple brake applications lock the rear brakes. I first replaced the shoes and the pro...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Stall VIN: 1GMDU23E21
good day to you this van came here after many previous repair shops tied to repair.the stallstarted 3 months after the intake gaskets were replaced.the iac motor and tps were replaced by the first shop but it still stalls when it stalls you are sitting at a li...
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L Hesitation, ping under load VIN: YS3DM58V1R
Help! This vehicle came in running very poorly, with a customer complaint of a misfire and lack of power. Initial testing revealed a misfire on cylinder 3, no stored DTC's, and fuel pressure within acceptable limits. visual inspection of the #3 ignition compon...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L a/c relay VIN: YS3FB49S03
a/c inop-dtc po646,test and no ground from trionic module to close relay-works when jumpered to ground,using tech2 to activate a/c in trionic still no ground-so I think may be bad trionic module but knowing these cars have many gremlins am looking for someone ...
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2004 Saturn Ion Red Line 2.0L performance upgrade VIN: 1G8AY12P74
i have a customer who wantsto install nitrous on this car.the problem is it has an electronic throttle.where can i get a high voltage reference for wot operation of the system.he doesn't want to put a push button on it.thanks for any help chris
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1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4855X
this car is at another shop and has a CEL on with Code 1507 Idle control system malfunction the car runs great and has no Idle problems I checked the archives and found one summery with same problem I would like to know if there is any thing common with this 1... Trouble codes: 1507 (Idle Control System Malfunction)
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA8186T
VW Tech's, I'm not too familure with "Der German spark works". I have a cranks but won't start condition. The diagnostic charts I'm used to are a bit more generous with specs so I'm a bit apprehensive. What I have is a RPM/Sensor with a good pattern but its am...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWPD63B42
Theis vehicle came in wiht an erratic heating condition. The Temp gauge registers hot and there is gurgling in the tank. We initially replaced the thermostat with no luck and then checked for exhaust gases in the cooling system. We got a reading of 308 ppm and...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Compressor VIN: YV1LS550XP
Vehicle came in not cooling. When I first start the car, the compressor runs. After a few seconds the compressor starts to cycle rapidly. I started backtracking, if I jumper the lo pressure switch it is the same, but if fed B+ thru Power Probe the compressor r...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH24B8Y
I pulled off the combi valves and found low flow from right bank.very little exhaust comes out customer declined further repair. thanks for your help george Trouble codes: P0411, P1423.
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L srs VIN: WBAAM3339X
First, thanks to those who replied. I got authorization from the body shop to inspect their work of installing the right side curtain airbag and side crash sensor, removed the glove box and "A" pillar trim to check harness and connector. I removed the connecto...
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L compressor clutch VIN: 1H4HR53LXP
Well, after getting a little un-interrupted time early this morning to really study this system I realized that the a/c request signal from the hvac controller has to go through the high pressure cutout switch on the compressor, then through the clutch cycling...
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1993 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5312P
there were several thoughtful replies. joe got me in the right direction when he suggested the boost solenoid as a likely suspect. after more testing i found the boost solenoid would fail with heat. after driving the thing would warm up and go OL. i missed it ... Trouble codes: 56 (qdm b).
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1987 Chevrolet R10 Custom Deluxe 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCER14H8H
Thank you guys for the wiring diagrams. I had a rubbed wire that was shorted out. So it was intermittantly blowing fuses. thank you again.
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L knock VIN: 1GTDT14Z7R
You guys Freaking rock! All that said the torsion bar mount were dead on. I could see the crack as soon as i saw the silly thing. Replaced it in 30 minutes and the customer was off. THANKS AGAIN!
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WW12M3T
Thanks to all who replied I felt a little brain fade on this one as most of you said a problem in the fuel pump area .I had decent volume but low pressure .This car would run fine wot and cruising thats where I got off track ,I'm so used to seeing no starts r...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W41
well i took the blazer to a friend of mine.he is a transmission guy .he hooked it to his scanner and we could see the converter slipping while it was acting up.thanks to all who replied ken [...]
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S64
This vehicle came in with a check engine light on and hard to fill with gas. I replaced the canister vent valve that took care of the light, and as some of you said there is an updated fill tube for the hard to fill problem we installed that and now everythin... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large Leak Detected).
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L lock up VIN: 1B7MF3361X
sorry it took so long veh. finally came back in, noise filter on alt. and on app. gave no difference, tried wd40 on app. problem went away. customer is a farmer, so he opted to do this when needed until it wouldn't help anymore. i beleave a new app will fix pr...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Starting & Cranking VIN: 2B4GP44381
First I want to thank all that replied especially Jay who took extra time to make me think this through.After the second PCM Failed one week later before a third was put in,I tried testing everything.In doing so I noticed some wire exposed at a plug on the bac...
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2003 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L engine VIN: 1B3EL36T54
Thaks to every one of you who answered, i think all of you were correct. The trick that actualy told us we were on the right track was pulling off the wire on the cam sensor. That made the car start up for the first time since the engine was installed. ...
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1984 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCF15Y2E
well heres the fix. i pulled off the fuel filter and blew in it to find that the internal element had come loose, and at times would restrict the flow of air while i blew in it. i recieved a new filter to find that it has constant flow and no further probs. at...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FALP74W5S
Thanks for all the help guys. The signal wire from ICM to the coil on the number 2 and 8 cylinder side was shorted to ground. Thanks for all the help again. Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss Fire), P0308 (Cylinder 8 Miss Fire).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FTNX21L63
THANK-YOU TO ALL WHO RESPONDED, ROBERT MULHEM JR. HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD, I HAD TALKED TO THE FORD DEALER PARTS DEPT. AND ASKED ABOUT A RESTRICTOR AND AFTER CHECKING THE HEATER HOSES, HE CAME UP WITH ONE AVAILABLE THAT HAS A RESTICTOR INSTALLED IN THE HOSE P...
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU94145
Thanks Randy and all others who responded. Turned out to be a blown head gasket. We used a head gasket tester and found exhaust in the coolant and excessive pressure. From: Randy from Missouri Date: Jun 9, 2008 4:10 PM Andrew, make sure there are no intake le... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0316.
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKFK16Z12
Hello guys, Thanks for all the help! Steve was right on! I swaped the two front O2's and fuel trims on bank one went crazy. They were actually close on both banks with the O2's in their original location. I did notice that bank two would Max out at 1102 mv ... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 cyl misfire), P0300 (random misfire).
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HKYF18523
Thanks again for all the help! It seems that 22" HG is what I need. The customer took the vehicle back and actually calculated his mileage this time. He has called me back and let me know he is still averaging the 22 mpg hwy that he was used to. It turns ou... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA01N51
SUCCESS! This went from a no-start to a no power and many codes to running on 5 out of 6 cylinders to a properly running car. I was finally able to reset the immobilizer with my WDS (just a matter of figuring out the proper sequence). It then ran on 3 cylind... Trouble codes: P1260 (Theft detected engine disabled).
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2005 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 134FA29155
Well im sorry to say the Jeep is not fixed. The owner has some money difficulties and has been slow to authorize time for any further repairs. I have struck a deal with a dealer to reprograme the PCM. We found the ALDL had some corrosion in the terminals and I...
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB1217X
Thanks to all that offered help to me with this car. special thanks to Sergey who sent TSB's & Diagragms . He nailed it. I found a short in the crank sensor curcuit.
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Ac not cold VIN: JT8UF11EXL
Well we did find what the problem was, but the customer does not want to sink more money into this car. We found that the expansion valve was clogged and also the evaporator. We checked the fans and they were working fine. We were also going to replace the ...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBDA29D9N
Nox is a measured emission in CA. for our smog tests. With power to the red/blu wire, the overvolt relay and fuse are good. All other smog equip worked as its supposed to I.E., air pump clutch and valves. The EGR circuit in the ecm was bad. Cust. declined o... Trouble codes: 16 (egr syst.).
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L asr VIN: WDBGA51E6R
After receiving a suggestion to check harness I deceided to check why the oil press gauge in the IC was inop. As soon as I checked the connection at the oil press. switch I saw that the insulation on the wires had deteriorated to the point that most of the wir...
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1993 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1F2CBJ56WA
sorry i took so long but customer had done there own tuneup and found 4 of the 8 wires miss routed thanks for all the replies
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1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L overdrive VIN: IMELM65305
I want to thank the guys that responded I did find the wiring harness insulation cracking and falling off. Advised customer and they decided to trade the car off as the cost to repair was more than the car was worth. Thanks again, Dave
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2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L No Start, Stall, NO CRANK VIN: 4M2CU571X5
Thanks to all who replied. this was a good one. after checking the grounds under the seat with no luck, i checked the pcm powers and grounds again. all checked good, but upon reconnecting the connector it started and ran for some time, but it eventually stalle...
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1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G3NL52M1T
Turned out to be a bad IPC. Replaced the IPC with no further problems. Trouble codes: P1573, P1629.
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1988 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 2.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WP14W2J
first thanks to all that replied, the fix was that i had a bad coil and module all at once, butt ended up getting a bad new coil in the process, got a good one and all is well. thanks again
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1992 Saturn SC 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZH1574N
The coolant temp sensor fixed the rich condition but the egr and purge solenoids was not the cause off the check engine light not that it mattered the customer was happy to have the car running good he didn't care about the light at this time. Thanks Chris Trouble codes: 26 (Quad driver B fault).
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 9BWGD21J41
Hey guys, just got the car back into the shop. Symptoms are very apparent now, fells like misfire and very bad vibration. Was able to pull coils well running and found #1 not firing at all. Replaced coil and retest, has alot more power but still bad vibrati... Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16686 (2 misfire), 16685 (1 misfire), 16795 (sec air system incorrect flow), 16687 (3 misfire).
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Battery draw VIN: 3VWSE69M43
Thanks for your help, the culprit was the comfort control module that was not going into sleep mode therefore was constantly drawing 250mA. Anytime the ccm was hooked up via bus line to other modules it would draw. After replacement it drops off to about 10m...
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