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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Transmission VIN: WBADE6328V
Transmission goes into limp mode. We extracted code 08 - Selection Lever Position 2. If code is cleared transmission shifts fine. Before we get into this we wanted to see if anyone could give us a heads up on this code.
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Power steering VIN: WBAGF8326W
Greetings everyone. I'm not too familiar with BMW P/S. I replaced leaking hoses @ resevoir and pressure hose between pump & gearbox. Fluid also had metal/glittery apearance, I advised P/S flush as well. Refilled & Bled air out of P/S and test drove. when @ ope...
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L temp gauge,rpm gauge,speedo op,a/c op,& starting VIN: WBADN5340X
hi everyone,i've got this bmw that has the weirdest symptoms.i hope some of you bmw techs have seen something like this before.here is the symptom list: 1.brake service (!) light,abs light & traction control light come on when ignition is in start position. 2....
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L trans control module VIN: WBAAM5334Y
hello group,ive got a bmw from a local used car dealer,i think it was an auction car,it has no comunication with the trans controler.ive checked all powers and grounds to the box and they are fine.should i get a new computer? or am i over looking something,i h...
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2001 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Unknown VIN: 1G4CU5210X
hi all i have this Buick that is kicking my you know what. came in complaint of a bad vibration in front. test drove on highway and verified concern. real bad vibration at about 60 mph. felt like a bent axle or bad u-joint. seemed to be worse on acceleration, ...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y2V
I don't do a lot of AC, but this one looks like a compressor. System has a high low side and a low high side. Compressor clutch is engaging fine. Customer had the car to Jiffy-Lube and I think they overcharged the system. I was thinking about evacuating the sy...
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2002 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L abs tcs VIN: 1G6KY54912
To all valued techs Caddy has abs tcs red brake light all on .codes in ABS c1277 (torque request sig malfunction )c1298 loss of comunication ,same codes in magnasteer .elec suspension has code c0710 steerin pos sensor .I also checked pcm and it has U1040 abs ...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G1WL54T1L
This one came in running rough, dies, bucking, surging, backfiring. Checked for codes and none present. checked data and MAP/Baro at 3". TPS at 0v. Tested 5v ref circuit 0v from ECM. Tested power supply and grounds all good. replaced ECM and same problem occur...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19ROV
TRUCK WAS TOWED IN CRANK NO START. Has spark,60 psi fuel presure and no injector pulse. Have check cam and ckp signal at pcm both are good. Have power through inj to pcm koeo,when cranking the pcm pulses the inj once and then will not ground them. Can spray th...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L fuel VIN: 1GCEK19R8X
truck came in no start,hooked modis up found p1626 & u1192 did the vtd relearn truck started fine,clear codes,p1626 came right back.after trying to start again no start did relearn worked fine.i dont know much about this code,is it something dealer has to fix ...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L compressor VIN: 3GNPK16R4X
Hey guys hope you can help,replaced the compressor, drier, orifice tube because of leaking compressor. The discharge line does not get cold at all.The suction gets hot at the compressor and through the condensor until it gets to the orifice tube.Hi line is ice...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GCHK241X1
We have a truck with the allison trans for a trans service.We replaced both filters but did not do the flush because our machine will not handle the pressure.Everything went smooth till the test drive after.Its as though we lost we lost fluid pressure.We lost ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L radio VIN: 2GCEK19T64
this is my personal vehicle and i am trying to upgrade from a standard cd player with steering wheel controls to a 6 disc factory cd player. initial radio works great, my hunch is that the gm remain is no good. before attemping this upgrade i checked all wirin...
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L shift interlock VIN: 3GNDA13D16
I am posting this because i could find no other posts or info for this system. What i had was a gearshifter that would freewheel- would not lock in any gear, BTSI had no affect on it. Also the ignition key would not turn back far enough to get the key out of t...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.3L gauges,ac,overhead compass VIN: 1B3HD56FXR
This vehicle came into our shop with no gauge operation. Speedo, tach, fuel gauges are inoperative. Also the customer stated that when the gauges started to mess up the blower quit blowing for the a/c and the overhead compass quit working. The ac controls are ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y61
Truck was towed in with a No Start.I check for fuel 48 psi at shrade valve,No spark at coil. Truck ran fine when parked next morning would not start.I hear a buzzing from relay in fuse pannel on side of dash also ASD relay in distrabution center under hood is ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3B6KF26241
hello i got this pu that will die while idling and sometimes will start right back up and other times not. when it does not start the gauges do not work and the fuel pump does not run and it says 'no bus' on the digital odometer read out. it seems as though i ...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Speedometer
When replacing the dash instrument gauge cluster with a used one is a re-flash required? Also any problems with replacing with a new one ($700 for new one). Cannot get a straight answer from anyone. Alldata says nothing about re-flash being required. One deale...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36F6T
Hi, folks. See above codes please. Please note the cylinder contribution tests were taken and codes set when the problem was occuring, which is intermittant. When it runs fine, cyl contribution tests pass. I started by looking @ the tan and red wire that the I... Trouble codes: P0236 (MAP sensor circuit performance), P0279 (Inj 7 circ low), P0263 (1 contribution problem), P0269 (3 contribution problem), P0275 (5 contribution problem), P0281 (7 contribution problem)
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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 Explorer XLS 4.0L tailgate door lock VIN: 1FMZU72EX2
Hello Ford techs! This is a good one. This truck came to the shop with a complain of battery discharge (slow), the truck would not start if let sit for 5 or more days.Ford dealer changed alternator and battery and sent her on her way and told the owner that ev...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33F12
Dear fellowtechs; To all the 7.3 Powerstroke experts out there. This Powerjoke came to me with the complaint that it has to be plugged in to start and run good, even with 70 degree nights. It was just as the owner descibed; hard start with severe misfire, gett... Trouble codes: P0773 (gear ratio 3 incorrect), P1670 (EF feedback not detected), P1247 (turbo boost pressure low), P0476 (exhaust backpressure sensor voltage), P0284 (cylinder 8 balance), P0269 (cyl 3 balance)
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L shuts off AC Compressor VIN: 1FAHP36Z24
Drove w/scanner; CHT went to 346` temp indicator moves up & down in increments quickly revving or not, replace CHT a month ago, seemed to solved the problem, however at the time we had a hot spell, then a cool off when CHT was replaced and it ran cool/normal. ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW30S54
Hey guys. Here's the situation. I work in a governmetn fleet, and have a troublesmoe Ford Super Duty pick up. Complaint Vehicle hesitates/cuts out under load (long incline) at around 55-60mph @3000RPM in 3Rd Gear. VSS reads fluctuating vehicle speed at idle,... Trouble codes: P0502
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTNW21P24
The fuel tank goes empty when the gauge shows 1/4 tank. sending unit has .9 volts with tank 1/4 full, open circuit voltage of 11.6 at all times(key on or off)All data mentioned "slosh module" with no discription of location or operation. we used a variable res...
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2004 Ford Mustang 3.8L cooling fan,odometer,pcm communacation VIN: 1FAP40454F
Calling all ford mustang experts i need your help with this one.The car came in with the odometer reading dashes so i check all the fuses. Found none blown tryed to scan the pcm no commun.But when i scan the GEM it works fine, no codes. While i had this car in...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTPW14565
OK, this truck has a subtle but very noticable knocking/slight shudder when turning a corner ( like at a stop sign) the problem has been there prior to the ball joint problem. The vehicle has to be under power, do not feel anything when coasting, mild corners ...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Keyless Entry Code VIN: 1FTWW30P66
Hi, Customer does not have the keyless entry code for the keypad on the door. On some older ones I was able to find a sticker on the drivers door module that had the code on it. Does anyone know where/if this sticker exists for this model? I don't have easy ac...
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1993 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBI18UXP
The owner of this vehicle tried to fix it for a few months, and never did. Brought it into the shop and I discovered it had no injector pulse, I replaced the pcm and now I have injector pulse. It has 150 psi across the board, and the spark plugs are firing in ...
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1995 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GTEC19H9S
Here is a truck that has me pulling my hair out. 1995 GMC 1500 5.0 auto trans. Vehicle will not Idle and when you accelerate in park and under load it lacks power and seems like it is not getting any fuel. If I slowly step on the throttle it seems ok but when ...
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1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, knocking at cruise VIN: 1GKCTI8WOW
iam new owner for jimmy 1998 , i get the car at winter and its hesitated too much after i clean the injectors and replace the balancer and plug, wires, air filter, fuel filter and the vechile become more best but still hesitated and i dont know what i make , s...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L controll??? VIN: 1GTHK23113
No snow!! the snow flake light on climate controll has line thru it. Have not seen this before, A/C non op, when push A/C button snow flake light comes on but has line thru it. scan tool shows no A/C command, However if I turn defrost on and temp to 60 A/C blo...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S6CK58W3X
hi guys, I've got a passport here that came in with idle stuck at 1600 rpm. throttle plate and cable adjustment were ok. checked iac and found it carboned up and stuck. cleaned and tried to lube but could not get it free up. replaced with new dealer part. and...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES267X2
Customer came in sayin he had a check engine light, we scanned it and we came up with the code PO335 CKP sensor 'A' circuit problem. We called the dealer to see prices on a crank sensor. Salesman said that they do not stock them they have not had problems with... Trouble codes: P0335
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHCG45G0Y
We have inherited this one from another shop. Upon arrival found front 02 sensor wiring butt connected, MAF wiring butt connected and Idle air control butt connected. Replaced 02 sensor with OE. Removed remainder of butt connectors and soldered wiring. All of ... Trouble codes: P0562 (Low Charging Volt), P1553 (Idle Speed Control), P1403 (DT-ML High Pressure), P0444 (Evap System Leak), P1402 (dt-ml), P0141 (Oxygen Sensor Fault)
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L transmission
This vehicle is pulling my hair out. It intermittently shifts hard, slips, and gets stuck in third. Tried replacing transmission control module but did not help. Problem seems to occur more often when the temperature is warm outside. Does not act up as much in...
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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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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: KNAGD12682
the car runs fine at idle, but under load when driving has low power and will not accelerate over 40 MPH without stalling. The computer codes lead us toward the catalytic converter, however a vacuum test to check for exhaust restriction indicates no restrictio... Trouble codes: P0421 (Warm up CAT efficeincy Low bank 1), P0507 (Idle Control System RPM to high), P0446 (EVAP vent control problem Pending)
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97VXY
car came in with no fuel presser but run ok for me.changed fuel pump,reg,filter and driver still intermittently no fuel presser.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67EXS
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. I am having problems figuring out this Automatic Slip Reduction. The light comes on and the throttle wont Accelerate. It seems that these are common for a wire harness break down, but it seems to be OK on min... Trouble codes: 30 (The code is for CAN communication with Electronic Accelerator/Cruise Control/Idle Stabilization Control EA/CC/ISC module.)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L MIL Lamp on, NO THROTTLE REPONSE VIN: WDBGA43G6V
NEED HELP ON THIS ONE. Vehicle was throwing codes out for throttle actuator replaced with good used actuator per customer request twice. first one was put in and surging stoped thought we fixed this one until test drive for about 20 mins under load asr light f... Trouble codes: P1580 (ea/cc/isc actuator)
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62H81
So this is the worst kind of problem you can have...one on your own car... I'm in the process of buying this Aurora from my mother in law, after telling my wife for the last year that we didn't want to touch it cause these things are problem pits! It set the m... Trouble codes: P0131, P0137, P0300
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L engine oiling/ valve train VIN: 1G2NE12M9V
Have oil pressure light on and very rough rough run. Mechanical knock/tick that seems to be coming from valve train . Engine was left running for somewhat extended period of time and knock/tick did not get worse, nor did engine exhibit a seize condition which ...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L negative fuel trim VIN: 2G2FS22K8X
Howdy, This fireturd came from a neighbor shop they dropped a boneyard motor in it and then dropped it at our door. We cleaned the injectors and valve ports replaced a "made in china" coil pack that had a poor pattern, fixed a loose ecm connection and reset fu...
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1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Engine operation VIN: YS3CH68M8V
The owner picked up his car and drove it for several days before he realized that he had a problem when he turned his headlights on. In the first position of the light switch, when all the lights except the headlights are on, the motor continues to run normall...
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1991 Saturn SL1 1.9L Odometer VIN: 1G8ZG5495M
Help! Boss says the odometer on his car quit three after he bought the car. Speedometer works great, all other gauges and lights work. Started out by replacing the dash with a junk yard unit twice. Didn't work. Unplugged the passive restraint modual and cruse ...
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2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L engine VIN: 1G8ZH52811
1.9 engine. replaced pcv and front o2. blowby add -10 to stftrims. keys on cam and crank shaft solid. output of cat is running cool at idle. no exhaust back pressure. current checks of injectors are even, matches ecm pulse time and all are shutting off. inject...
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1994 Toyota Camry 3.0L calipers VIN: 4TIGK13EXR
Replaced front and rear pads and rotors and we now have no pedal. Checked for air in system and we are not getting fluid to the right rear or left front wheels. Tried to bleed every way possible, and still no pressure. Thanks in advance for any help.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L door ajar indicator VIN: WVWSP61J52
Hi vw folks, got a funny one here. 2002 jetta wagon, and the "door ajar indicator lamp" is always on. the dome light will remain on when its switch is placed on the "door" setting. so the owner needs to leave dome lamp in off position. what i've found so far i...
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1997 Volvo V90 2.9L ABS System VIN: YV1KW9603V
This volvo's ABS system is malfunctioning. When the car is started all is good, no warning lights are illuminated. Shortly after the car begins to move forward, @ 1.5 - 2 mph the ABS pump can heard 'buzzing' and one can feel the ABS system 'vibrating' or modul...
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Mechanical VIN: YVIVS29562
OK, I have this V40 with a flashing arrow on the dash in drive, low power(poss.slipping?),code 700 transmission control system malfunction & 705 transmission range sensor circuit malfunction (PRNDL input). Also the fluid is very dark. Customer says the fluid w...
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1979 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L solenoid VIN: AR11541006
Received several responses pointing towards the cold start solenoid. The mystery's around SPICA fuel injection continue but apparently this condition occurs enough that some specialists do what I ended up doing.I moved the cold start solenoid wire from termina...
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L ac compressor VIN: WAUNF78P66
I did not get to open this system to see if contamination was blocking the compressor regulator valve or if the compressor was sheared internally. Customer declined further repairs. This system has a compressor which runs all the time with a compressor regula...
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1999 BMW 740i 4.4L maybe torque converter VIN: WBAGG8334X
Thank you for all replies, crankcase breather valve is the problem. remove oil cap & noise go away is a good way [...] confirm the problem. Thank you everyone
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5334X
found a slightly torn hose [...] evap purge valve under intake manifold, replace hose & purge valve(just in case), customer drive 100 miles, and it pass evap monitors. pass smog. Thank you for all the imformation again. Trouble codes: P0442 (evap control system leak detected small leak), P0441 (evap control system incorrect purge flow), P1250.
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2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WY55J4Y
Had many (41) good replies to this help request. Most referred to the basics spark, fuel, compression. Many believed it was a problem with the valve job that was done or a possible problem with the lifters. Because the school year ended we had to send the vehi...
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2007 Buick LaCrosse CXS 3.6L XM module VIN: 2G4WE58787
Thanks to the 4 responders who helped so much, and on the weekend, too. Richard from FL led me away from the disassembled dash, back to the trunk where I had overlooked the XM module, aka Digital Radio Receiver DRR. He responded in less than an hour. Big thank...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L battery VIN: 1G1YY0788G
Thank you to all who replied. I found circuit breaker for power seats and locks- tied in with theft module. I assumed the pattern of the pulse would lead me to module. Wrong! The problem lies in passenger seat. I disconnected connector under seat and draw is g...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T1Y
I RECEIVED A FEW GOOD RESPONSES POINTING TO THE THE CARBON CANISTER ALSO GETTING PLUGGED. I PULLED IT OUT AND IT WAS FULL OF GAS. APPARENTLY THE OWNER DOESN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WHEN THE GAS PUMP CLICKS!!! NEW CANISTER AND A BAY TEST WITH THE MASTERTECH AND ALL I... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52J71
Well I am going to count this one fixed. I checked for any blockage in the vent line and found nothing so I started looking at the fuel tank pressure reading and it was showing a higher than normal reading. Modis trouble shooter specks said normal voltage re... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NG52J73
Thankful for the requests, but the customer has not brought the vehicle back in yet. I have performed most of what people have requested. My view is the problem is most likely in the ignition switch
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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L steering VIN: 1GIZT61896
thanks for all that replied. we reprogram the steering module and the customer has not come back since. she seems to be happy. thanks to all that responded
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1961 Dodge power wagon 318CID valves VIN: 2380114597
I think this is the most frustrating post I've dealt with, we repaired the vehicle anyway. My suspicions were true, the machine shop got the installed height wrong. This is the first time, however, that the fix came from elsewhere. Problem was most people want...
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1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H2W
well we fixed it!!! First I dropped the exhaust and that didn't work. So I called the customer and got more info. It turns out that when the car died he put plugs,wires,cap,rotor and (distributor) on it. All signals and outputs were there so i didn't think ...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L No Start, No Crank VIN: 1B4GP44L2Y
I've been waiting to see if this vehicle will return... I've attempted all the recommendations from the replies I've recieved and did not find the problem. I did get another cpu from Dodge and it still didn't fix the problem. My Boss decided to take the vehicl... Trouble codes: 36 (ABS Module BUS Communication Error), 33 (ABS Module ABS Warning Lamp Circuit), 04 (Instrument Cluster No Engine Controller Messages), B0CM.
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3D7MU48C54
thank you for all of the quick responses. i did one more test before replacing the apps. i drove unloaded at 106mph up a slight encline. (this does not need to be reported) i still got the app% to drop to 77% when my foot was at 100%. then replaced the ap... Trouble codes: P2122.
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1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Condensor VIN: 1FACP57U1M
As suspected the Chinese Condenser was the problem. The condenser I got was made by Visteon and made in Mexico. Was not painted and weight 3 time less than the Chinese one. I also got rid of the Chinese Accumulater Assebly. I should have saw something was ...
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1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Stall VIN: 1FASP11JXS
Thanks for all your helpful suggestions. Rob from British Columbia nailed it. The PCV hose was restricted, almost plugged shut and had a crack in it. We had sprayed this hose several times with choke cleaner but it did not pick the engine up. My tech squeezed ...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
Had a lot of good suggestions on this one. Topping the list is a 5 volt sensor shorting out - dpfe would be the prime candidate. also possible loss of ground or power to pcm. Unfortunately customer took vehicle during the time I posted the help, and has not ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTWW33F8X
SORRY I DID NOT GIVE ALL OF OUR TEST RESULTS YESTERDAY BUT WE HAVE TESTED WIRING AT THE VALVE COVER ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE IDM. FOUND .02 TO .04 OHMS OF RESISTANCE WE ALSO TOOK COMPRESSION ON ALL OF BANK 2 #2 350PSI #4 360PSI #6 350PSI #8 325PSI WE PERFORMED ... Trouble codes: P0284 (cylinder 8 contribution).
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2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Cruise control VIN: 2FMDA56491
Thanks for the replied, I order a used cruise control servo, plug it in and go for the road test, it works. I try it for couple times it pulls every time i hit the set button. I know the servo very seldom to go but I guess I 'm the lucky one. Thanks again for ...
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1993 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBI18UXP
Thanks for the help, I had the pcm rebuilt and I now have injector noid. Unfortunatly the owner of the vehicle played with it for 3 months so I am still trying to find what they have messed up.
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L sluggish no power VIN: JHMCB7651N
The distributor cap had a watery-oily residue all over inside... inside the cap...center graphite electrode, it has a spring under the button it was all corroded under center electrode where it touches center rotor. replaced both new cap and rotor and solved t...
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2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L compressor VIN: 2HGEJ6611Y
Thank you for all that helped. THis car had several issues starting with it was freezing the evap and disengauging the compressor clutch. Found and repaired leak still having issues with not having cold air so I repalced expansion valve and ac thermostat. T...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L air flow VIN: 1J4G24852Y
Ok got this one fixed...as far as you can fix a chrysler I guess. Hugh from Florida had the right idea. It's hot as hell right now and the gauge pressure looked good. I evacuated, vacuum, and recharged the system. Now the air flow is as bad as before but, t...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L power windows VIN: 1FJ345GH67
thanks to everyone who helped greatly apreciated. Removed and replaced drivers door module and then disconected battery and let sit for 15 minutes and when rehooked up everything was operational. thanks to everyone and have a great day.
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L right front wheel VIN: JT8BH28F9W
This car is for the books for sure. The fix was a yaw sensor,apparently this car was in an a collision and the yaw sensor went bad.It was causing the antiskid control to come on, therefore it would apply the front brake to the direction of the skid. One point ...
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22D71
Thank you to Robert who promptly responded about the passage behind the throttle body that plugs on these Mazdas. We pulled the throttle body and the passage was partly blocked. That explains the RPM drop when applying EGR but obviously restricted enough to se... Trouble codes: P0400 (EGR flow).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Suction fan VIN: WDBLK70G91
Thanks for response! With Live Data in climate controls I had refrigerant pressure of 21Bars (approx 300PSI). I replaced climate control unit from other car. At this moment both car's fans are working correctly, which leads to most probably bad connection at c...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L front end VIN: 1MEFM58S5X
Sorry I took so long. The customer took the car and re-scheduled for the right side front bearing replacement that I did today. The howling is gone! I did order a set of chassis ears to hopefully avoid this mistake again. I was sure the noise was coming fr...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK44YXX
thank for all the help. the car ended up needing a pcm because it wasn't grounding the solenoid properly Trouble codes: P0443 (evap purge solenoid control circuit).
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1979 Nissan 620 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, falls on its face VIN: HLG6204246
Found timing chain jump 2 teeth removed cover and re-insatlled cam to crank set up dont know why this happened, i think the cam got stuck but not sure got lucky no bent valves vehicle runs good now..thanks for the help...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3GR52C3S
The warranty replacement of the ISC motor performed by the dealer fixed the problem...Buyer beware even when getting oem parts. Turned out well in the end, my original diagnosis was correct ISC motor failure. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: 52 (Snap on Modis internal fault in PCM historical), 109 (Snap on Modis Checksuum error cant read romhistorical).
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L alternator VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
I want to thank those that sent replies, I found that the alternator had one diode that showed a problem and installed an ac delco reman. The charging system seems fine now. The same day the customer called and said the car died and would crank but not start...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Starting VIN: 1G3GR62H11
Well guys I have nothing to inform you about because it has been five days now and from the time I posted the help request until now the car has worked perfectly. Thank you for all your help.
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1991 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G2NE14A3M
well its fixed but inever found out why the temp. read so high it may have been my stupid modis,which i hate,any way it turns out it was basic.it only had 20psi fuel pressure.installed new pump and every thing was dandy.thanks for all the help.
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1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD4355V
The problem was the conector under the dash(green conector).Someone had conected it. The second replie I got hit it right on the head. Trouble codes: P0500, P1101, P1121, P1540.
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1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4855X
thank you to the members who took the time to answer my help request the car was sent to my shop yesterday afternoon and I called my dealer they had the part in stock most told me it was the neutral switch the tip wears in the switch and sets the code this is ... Trouble codes: 1507 (Idle Control System Malfunction).
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S3BH6754Y
Hi Guys, Thank you very much to all of you who took the time to answer. You are awesome. It turned out to be a combination of an intermittent condensor fan motor and a knock sensor that was for some odd reason putting extra draw on the compressor. The fan m...
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1993 Toyota Camry 3.0L cyl heads VIN: VCV1001588
Hi, It turns out that these cylinder heads are EXACTLY identical, they both have a hole for the distributor, and the cam bearing caps do not have any offset bolts. These heads are interchangeable from left to right and vice versa, EXCEPT for the fact that you ...
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1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN13P2R
You guys came thru again. It was very surprising that every single one of you mentioned the TPS. We are a foreign and domestic shop and do much work on Toyotas. It appears by all of your responces that this is a common problem on these trucks. I just can't ... Trouble codes: 13 (No RPM Detected. Cleared- Has not returned).
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