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1995 BMW bmw 2500CC Cooling Systems VIN: 070BT02268
Hi, This BMW 525TDS has two problems at the same time fist problem is hot start it gets fire after 5 seconds if the engine is hot,we know that preheating sytem is switched of automaticaly after 60 C,if the engine is below 60 C it gets fire perfectly after preh...
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1996 BMW 328is 2.8L power window VIN: WBABG2320T
Both L and R windows will sometimes stop when trying to close window. It is acting like the safety stop is being activated. I am not familiar with BMW. I looked on Alldata(Nodata)not much help on this issue! It shows a window relay, but there is not one where ...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Popping noise VIN: WBAAM3342Y
Good morning everyone this car came from a local BMW dealership. They had told the customer that it needed a new engine and he didnt like that answer so he brought it to us. The car had multiple misfire codes and runs very rough. The car has a loud popping sou... Trouble codes: 0300 (multiple misfire), 0301 (1 misfire), 0302 (2 misfire), 0304 (4 misfire), 0306 (6 misfire), 1520
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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Alternator VIN: WBABW33424
BMW came in with typical low voltage problems (dead battery - when running inst lamps came on then died - etc) Charged and checked battery and checked for charging voltage - none over battery volatge (approx 12.6 V) Check voltages at (large) B+ cable at alt ...
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1996 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L transmission VIN: 1G4NJ52T5T
Car sat for a about a month. Had been started several times and moved once. Went to pick up car for intermitant no start and the trans doesn't engage. Acts like it is stuck in park but shifter and shift cable move freely. Shaft on trans fork moves at least ext...
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1966 Chevrolet impala 350CID linkage?
Hello fellow techs, I have a powerglide trans that come in for a leakage problem, seemed it leaked a rather large puddle if allowed to sit for long periods of time, of course it would not really leak for us, it was, you guessed it, intermittent. We suggested a...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L ignition VIN: 1GNDT13W2S
this vehicle has a rough idle and after runni\ng about 3 or 4 miles it quits wait about ten minutes and it starts back can not get scan data has communication error think bus is bad has mil light always on and vehicle will idle at ashop for hours and never die...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GCGC29R6V
This vehicle was brought to the shop with an owner complaint of the brake pedal creeping to the floor with light to medium pressure on the brake. The owner stated that he had installed a new master cylinder. When that didn't help he acquired a used abs valve a...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L injectors VIN: 1GCFG25MOX
origanlly misfire on #7 (seems like it was at full fuel) then misfires on #s 2 5 and 7 smell of raw fuel and white smoke. some times it runs fine.
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L compreesor VIN: 1G5839T452
checked 134 level ok checked low side pressure ok at high rpm dead heads a idel cant get fitting on high side line to check high side pressure i think its the comp but would like to no if im on wright track sork cant give any more info besides it sisters car f...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDU03E61
Ok I hope someone can help me here. Vehicle came in on the hook as a crank no start. found no fuel pressure. tested for power and ground at underbody connector, found power and ground, sold pump all good. Comes back 3 days later same crank no start. hook up sc...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52JX2
car came in with a skip at idle . #3 cylinder . switched spark plug , spark plug wire , coil ,control module , all injectors, checked for air leaks , removed rocker cover and checked rocker arm and valve movement , checked noid , fuel pressure and every thing ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23124
Test drove vehicle, under hard accel in 3rd and 4th gear, vehicle bucks rather violently. Feels like either an ignition miss, or tranny slip, but pretty violent. In 4th gear, it hits 60mph at 3200 rpm and feels like it hits the rev limiter, cuts out as you giv...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66GXX
this vehicle drove in to pick up another vehicle.cust. tried to leave and eng. started and stalled several times before it became a no crank.the codes listed would normally lead me to check for ser. buss comm. possible body control issues.it also has a remote ...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L shuts off VIN: 3C4FY4BB51
Hello fellow techs. This car was brought to the shop with a broken timing belt. A fellow tech at the shop had the original head refinished and pressure checked and replaced the motor with a used one from a 98 PT Cruiser. After he finished the job the car would...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES46C4Y
This vehicle was towed in to our shop from another repair shop, the complaint is it wil not start. They installed cam and crank sensor before bringing to us, but still no start. We have done testing and have found there is no spark, no injector pulse, no comun...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22N8Y
Hello Mopar guys, tell me what the deal is with the crank and cam sensors on the 4.7's. I hear there is an issue with them, but I was suprised to not see any cases like mine in the fix database. Code P0320 set (85 start-up cycles ago). Cust. complains of a "ch... Trouble codes: P0320 (no crank sensor ref. at pcm)
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L no power VIN: WD2PD64484
I need pin out values for the 4 wire MAF sensor; I don't have a diagram that fits this particular Sprinter. My readings with key on, plug disconnected: pin #1 yel/red, 12v; #2 brn/violet, ground; #3 yel/blu, 5v; #4 yel/grn, 5v. With the engine running pins #3 ... Trouble codes: 23550
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2005 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7L engine VIN: 1D7HE52K35
Customer brought the truck to me and said it had started to make noise just that day. After listening to it I suggested doing an oil change because the truck was overdue for one and the noise sounded as though it might be a lifter ( the oil was not low). Chang...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L ABS and service brakes. VIN: 2FMDA5146T
This van will activate the ABS motor under normal braking conditions.(dry pavement). Have any of you had this before? There is a service bulletin for ABS activation when coming to a stop or while turning, but I'm not sure what the problem was they were having ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
Hello FORD techs: This explorer came in with check engine light on and the code 301 and 304 stored. This truck will misfire badly only when cold or warming up. Once it gets hot it will not misfire anymore. I went after the lower intake o-rings. I sprayed carb... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L gear engagement VIN: 1FM12R4523
This jeep came to my shop with out transmission thecustomer say the tran was slipping. we got a transmission from salvage jeep (know as working before wrack) put tran in jeep fill it up and now we have a no engagement in no gear check pressure good and no code...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Air bag system VIN: 2FAFP74W55
I am having a problem with the air bag system on this vehicle. It keeps storing a B2295 and B2296 on initial startup. This particular vehicle does not have side inpact air bags or side inpact sensors. The seat resistors are in place, and there are no side impa...
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1994 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L no power VIN: 1GDJC34FOR
This truck have no power at any speed, no smog from the tail pipe, no codes present. The Diesel MFI pump was replaced but ther is to electrical pumps one is hevyduty, the old pump have no numbers to corsse and I buy the non-heavyduty, the truck runs the same. ...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L always in 4wd VIN: 1GKDT13W8X
This is a push button shift system,the 4wheel auto light is on. Pushing 2 wheel high 4 wheel hi or low, no lights on buttons and no shift. Car is in 4wheel drive you feel it when turning and on lift ft drive shaft is engaged. scaned for codes got dtc b2725 rep...
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2003 GMC Sierra Denali 6.0L unknown VIN: 2GTFK69U33
Hello, This is a Sierra Denali all wheel drive and 4 wheel steering (Quadrasteer). It is an extended cab. There is a clunk noise in the rear somewhere, slow speeds, turning and going over uneven terrain, either forward or reverse. The noise has been there ...
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2006 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L Tires VIN: SHSRD78966
The two tires on the rearend now are worn to the wear down indicators and on the outer portion of the tread they are worn more than the inner. The alignment is well within specifications and in no way appears that it could have caused a 60,000 mile tire to be ...
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1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Failsafe Engine Mode VIN: SAJPX1844X
Usually after a few minutes of driving, amber warning light and "failsafe engine mode" message come on. Performance is restricted, cruise inop and lower brake lights(but not center) come on. "Check Engine" light does NOT come on and has NO codes stored. Turn k...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FT68S1V
Jeep feels like its running out of fuel. It bucks badly only when hot and only in drive. Runs fine in reverse. Only under load. NO CODES. FUEL PRESSURE IS GOOD. Checked MAP, TPS, and replaced crank sensor. Checked all grounds and pwr to PCM along with 5v ref a...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L antilock light onm VIN: JT8UFL11E2
Hi, fellow tecs. This car got towed in for no electrical power. I replaced the 120 amp main fuse and all was well, except for an antilock light. I scanned it for codes and got code 43, trac syst sticking decel sensor malfunction. I tried to scan the tracion co...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L information display VIN: JM1FE17304
This rx8 has an interesting problem. Intermittently, usually when the ambient temp is above 80 degrees, the information display will go blank, also the controls for the radio will not work on the dash. (but the radio controls will work on the steering wheel) A...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no start VIN: WDBEA32E3R
Hello, I am having a little run of bad luck here and I could use a hand.This E320 came in with a no crank situation.It also lost all gauges and there was a buzzing from the relay center under the hood with the key on. Easy diagnostic,right? Well no such luc...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDB1704662
Vehicle purchased recently. Owner noticed poor idle quality shortly after taking delivery. Random miss when idling. Until recently we had no diagnostics for Benz and had diagnostic carried out by another workshop. Fault stored for misfire #6. Roughness display... Trouble codes: P81F3 (I have no info for this code), PC246 (I have no info for this code)
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1991 Mercury Capri 1.6L No Start VIN: 6MPCT01Z3M
This car stalled on the freeway and now has no spark. The cam signal is good and is getting to the computer. I have 12V while cranking on all three ignition module wires. I am not getting a signal on the HAAC lt grn-yel wire from the computer. I see no signs o...
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MLP Sensor VIN: 2MELM75W2N
This vehicle came to me from trans shop. The car had trans complete rebuild, trans shop states when put into drive it will start out in high gear or lockup & stall but reverse is good. Found MLP sensor wired wrong according to replacement procedure from ford. ...
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2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU86P01
Thank you all for your time and response on this matter. I have this vehicle that feels like it is missing and with the code P0340. I did reset the light and see if the light will come back on.. after I rev the engine a few time.. sure enough the code pop back... Trouble codes: P0340
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1978 MG Midget MK IV 1.5L speedometer drive VIN: GAN6UG2042
Hello All, Speedometer is inoperative due to broken drive on output shaft of transmission. Is replacement -in-car possible or is it necessary to remove trans? Thank you very much.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L park to drive delay VIN: 4A3AC46G10
I am working on a 2001 Eclipse v6. When cold trans. will take a long time like 10sec. or so to engage drive and some times it will need the throttle depressed to engage then it will slam into gear 2x then hold. when warmed up the condition will lessen and tend...
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1989 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1HZ16S3K
This vehicle came in from another shop. The timing belt has been replaced as maintanance item and all of the injectors have been replaced as 3 were leaking badly. The car runs on 3 cylinders and did so prior to this work being performed. Customer stated that t... Trouble codes: 13 (coolant temp sensor), 14 (vehicle speed sensor), 23 (idle switch), 42 (fuel temp sensor), 43 (throttle position sensor), 45 (injection leak)
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1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L engine misfire VIN: 1N4EB32H7P
This one has got me.Car came in from other shop because I specialize in nissans. Center cylinders misfiring,noticed cat had been replaced.Had distributor code so replaced , no other codes, no improvement.no#2 and 3 injectors did not have nice metallic click so...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A9X
Car came in with codes po304 and po1320. Had a dead miss on #4. Replaced all plugs and #4 coil. Dead miss is gone, but now have an intermittent miss on #3, moslty when cold, and 1320 code comes back. Replaced remaining coils based on previous experience with t... Trouble codes: 1320 (Primary ign. circuit), 304 (4 misfire)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D81
This car came to us with a bad misfire/ ses light on/ no power. The first test was to check for codes and only found a history code for running too lean. Fuel pressure was up and volume seemed fine. I then checked exhaust backpressure and found possibly a smal... Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA07B44
Absolutely ODD! Truck is setting a P0335 Crankshaft position sensor code, comes in cranks no start. So we got a 3 wire hall type sensor, a ground supply, 12 volt power supply from ECM relay, and a output signal generated squarewave to the ECM. Simple tests sho... Trouble codes: P0335
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1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3E547C8D
We got the car and started tracing the wiring. The fuel pump was connected on the wrong circuit in the under hood PBD. What we have found is that the #21 fuse blows when key is turned on. That fuse feeds the ASD, Fuel Pump, DLC and the PCM. The red and white w...
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1992 Pontiac Sunbird LE Value Leader 2.0L Engine VIN: 1G2JC51HXN
Car was towed in for no start, found engine siezed. Oil and coolant levels were OK, had not been overheated. Couldn't bar it over on the front crankshaft bolt but found that I could get it to spin with a pry bar on the flywheel. After crunching through one or ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G2NE12T0W
Customer come to shop with code for cylinder #4 misfire. Another shop had already put spark plugs, 1 coil and coil cover and spark plug boots. I double checked their work and ohmed the coil cover and found it bad. I replaced coil cover, cleared codes and drove...
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L A/C Temp VIN: 1G2HX54K51
I recharged this A/C system about a week ago. The customer was complaining of the driver side temp being hot and the passenger temp being cold. I felt a slight temp difference but my guage readings were too low signifying the need for a recharge. I recharged t...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Monitor reset VIN: 1G2WP52K51
Car came in for NYS inspection. Code 420 set Graphing the downstream O2 revealed it was switching lean to rich equal to upstream O2. Replaced O2 and sensor graphed correctly. Cleared code and attempted 1st monitor reset. O2 O2 heater and EGR reset with no p... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat efficency low)
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2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L temp gauge VIN: 3G2JB52F05
hi tech this 05 sunfire has temp gauge sometime go all the way to hot sometime it go pass hot and off the scale pointing to the other side. dealer check it find nothing wrong.it did happen to me once and engine temp on the scanner read normal I suspect the clu...
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1991 Porsche 911 3.6L engine VIN: KM8SC13D55
We change the oil and filter on this car and my guy over filled this one because of improper drain procedure. Now this car smokes every time we drive for about a block. anyone ever had this happen on this vehicle. Thanks in advance for your help.
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L balance shaft assem VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
I have a 1999 camry 4 cyl. spun rod bearing and ruined balance shaft bearings. my question is: has anyone elimated the balance shafts from a Toyota 5SFE engine?
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H3W
Hello all you VW diesel techs, I would like to rip out my hair... we have a jetta tdi that wont start without a whiff of starting fluid. I know that we should not be using the starting fluid but it will run all day once it is started, the minute we shut it off...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWCC21C1X
Inherited a beetle from another shop that had tried to cobble the cooling fan relay. We put the correct coolant fan control module in & cooling fans will kick in when car warms up now. They will not kick in when you turn the AC on & the car will not cool. If ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C1X
Hi, Hope you guys can help. MIL illum w code P1580. Engine idles rough & occasionally stalls. Always has this problem. Cleaned throttle body assy & performed idle relearn by turning ignition key on for 20 minutes. Thnx. Trouble codes: P1580 (mfr ctrl veh spd idle cntrl aux inp)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Park brake indicator light VIN: 3VWPD69MX1
Net Techs, Thanks for taking your time to read this. the issue is that the park brake indicaor light stays on and bell starts dinging when driviing. the fluid level is up in the master cylinder and have unplugged the low fluid switch. removed console and test...
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1998 Volvo S90 2.9L monitors VIN: YV1KS9602W
We replace the air pump on this car two weeks ago. We let the customer drive the car for a week and take to emmisions. The car failed, not enough tests complete. I tried to take it through the drive cycle today and still no luck. It will not pass: Catlyst Evap...
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2005 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Drive train VIN: WAULL44E85
Thank you to those who replied. It turn out to be a belt seperated inside the right rear tire. Depending on load it would make noise. Thanks again.
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USCH9337X
Thanks to all who replied. Customer has not had a ses light since repair. We replaced the vanos seals and cleared codes. thanks again, Joe [...]. Trouble codes: P1397.
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L hard/no start VIN: 1G4GD22K4S
Intake plenum gasket was leaking coolant into intake stream and fowled out the spark plugs. It seamed like a rich fuel condition at first as cust had not lost any coolant and the level was up when he brought it in. I should have trusted my instincts when i saw...
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1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Charging System VIN: W06V52R5WR
We'll in the process of chasing a low battery problem, we replaced the negative terminal, because the pinch bolt broke, when we replaced the battery. That was at the end of the day. The next day the charging voltage was steady @13.8. I have to assume we had a ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L air bag VIN: 2C8GP44G71
The problem was that the air bag warning light was on. My scan tool would only communicate with the PCM. The general advice was to disconnect modules one at a time until the faulty one was removed and that would allow the others to come on line. A fault with...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B4GP2534Y
I have recieved lots of good useful advise, however this problem is still there. i have to close it due to the rules of iatn but it is just sitting here waiting for the customer to pick it up or me get an idea of some sort that fixes it. thanks for all that ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: 2B6LB31ZXY
Well we called in a mobile auto daignostic guy who had a DRB 3 and he got the same thing. Not much help there, he wanted me to send this van to dealer. To make a long story short we found the SCI wires (PCM Connector #3 Pins 27 and 29) are shorted in the wi...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3D7528C37G
I received alot of help on this. I am waiting for the cust. to come back. I was waiting for the compression tool, which I now have. Cust. took another trip with it, I will update when he comes in. Thanks for all the help, and sorry for the late posting!
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L cluster VIN: 2FMDA5242Y
THANKS FOR THE HELP. I REPLACED THE CLUSTER WITH A USED ONE( HAD TO REPROGRAM IT, WITH MY NGS STAR SCANNER, SO THE VAN WOULD START AND I SPENT MORE TIME PROGRAMING IT THAN REPLACING IT )NEXT TIME I WILL PROBABLY HAVE THE CLUSTER FIXED BECAUSE I DIDN'T SAVE THA...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FDWX37F61
Found out vehicle had been welded on at a welding shop. The 4WABS Module creates a 4,000 pulses per mile signal. I had no signal out of module. I also tested cluster with signal generator. Cluster was also bad. Replaced 4WABS Module and IPC. All is well
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33P83
thanks to all that replied.the customer declined replacement of the injectors due to the cost, but i am sure that would have fixed his problems. as for the air test, this must be an early model? the icp is under the turbo near the firewall,so we were not able ...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird Pacific Coast Roadster 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP63A04
sorry for the delay i wanted to make sure that this thunder chickin was kickin it indeed took 8 coils to repair this car im blown away Trouble codes: 0353 (ignition coil c).
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1993 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBI18UXP
The firing order was exactly opposite of where it should be 9kv peak voltage is not sufficient for compression. Should have been in the upper 20's and was when I switched the wires around. Alldata has number 1 as the spot on the cap closest to the adjustm...
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1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L powersteering VIN: 3GKFK16R4X
The customer did not want to spend any more money. He decided to run the truck the way it is. This reply was very infomative If the pump pressures are within specs we usually add 10 psi of air to the front tires above the spec and then flush and fill system wi...
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2003 GMC Safari 4.3L vibration VIN: 1GKDM19X63
thanks to all who replied. replaced engine and trans mounts. this helped a little , but still had some vib at idle in gear. cleaned iac and throttle blade. customer happy, but still has vib. definantly better. customer said they would live with it.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5649W
Thanks to those who replied. Apparently, it is normal to have one end of the vacuum tee with nothing on it. I just wanted to make sure there was nothing missing and I couldn't see anything on the vacuum diagram I have. Thanks again!! Trouble codes: 1457 (Evap system leak).
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX5747V
First I would like to thank those who replied to our post. Second I want to apologize, the tech that posted this forgot to mention two new knock sensors were installed. I took the ECM out and opened it up to see what I could see and found a capacitor that had ... Trouble codes: P0328 (ks sense cirt. out of range high voltage a bank), P0333 (ks sense cirt. out of range high voltage b bank).
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58SXW
SORRY FOR THE DELAY IN POSTING FIX. CUSTOMER JUST RETURNED TO SHOP & HAS NO OTHER PROBLEMS. THE FINAL FIX WAS THE PCM. THE COIL DRIVER WOULD DROP OUT INTERMITTENLY. THANKS TO EVERY ONE WHO HELPED WITH THIS REPAIR!! Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil 1 primary circuit).
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Steering VIN: JT8BH68X9X
Sorry for the delay in close guys, but i forgot it was open. The customer took the car to the dealer and after $2000 dollars in suspension parts that i knew were tight magically the problem disappeared. So thanks for the replies.
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1994 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JM1EC4362R
thnks for the help actually found the fix in the forum archives. check everything you suggested and came up with nothing. re replaced customers distributor and fixed the car. coil in dist, was weak in drive for some reason car ran fine for several days tnak...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L shifting VIN: WDBJF55F5V
The conductor plate (the electric part of the transmission - mounts above the valve body) that the tranny shop had used (not an MB original) was faulty. Vehicle speed calculation is the average of the two rear ABS wheel-speed sensors. We read 0 because of a ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L a/c system VIN: WDBNG75J9Y
SORRY FOR THE DELAY IN CLOSING,VERY BUSY WITH TOURIST SEASON STARTING. HAD CHECKED ALL THE BASICS,STEVE FROM NEW MEXICO HAD THE PROCEDURE FOR RETRIEVING CODES,WORKED GREAT THANKS! COULD NOT IDENTIFY CODE, CLEARED WITH NO RESET. A/C WORKS FINE,CUSTOMER WAS JUST...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM53U11
This is one for the books. Thanks to all the excellent replies. Special thanks to Armando from CA for explaining the Mode 6 test ID for misfire cylinder identification, and Brent [...] hit the nail on the head. The problem was a small pin hole in the #2 spar...
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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L Timing belt VIN: JA3AH86C66
Well this thorn in my side is finally gone this morning I installed the belt and watched each sprocket closely and notice the intake cam sprocket not rotating true to the camshaft causing a loose then tight situation as the belt went around. what really threw ...
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D8T
the customer wanted a new idle air control motor installed. so far no problems. so im gonna have this as a fix. thank u all who helped
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 2.3L disk / pressure plate VIN: 1G3NK14AXK
Gentlemen We have repaired this clutch problem. Although the fix was not text book correct we got the job done. What we found was the clutch disk not being totaly released causing the input shaft to rotate enough to cause the grinding/hard into gear problem...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L evap purge solenoid VIN: 1G3WH52M4T
cannister appears to have small pieces coming apart wicking their way up to vent solenoid and finallt ending up in purge solenoid and shorting it out. thanks to all who responded.
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L rotors VIN: 1G2WP52K72
THANKS TO ALL,MY PROBLEMS WITH THIS CAR WAS PRETTY MUCH 3 FOLD.AND WE HAVE ALL HAD THESE.FIRST WAS TYPICAL WARPED FRONT ROTORS.APROX. 1 WEEK PASSED NEW NOISE,LEFT FRONT CONTROL ARM BUSHING IN -OUT DONE RIGHT ? WRONG.APPROX.9 DAYS LATER CUSTOMER COMPLAINS OF "S...
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2005 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Power sliders VIN: 1GMDV33E45
Paul from New York hit it on the head. I found a plunger sticking on the door. Lubed them all and made sure they were free. Cleaned connections and relearned door as Paul suggested. Door has worked fine since (about 2 days of use with the kids). Thanks for the...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P24
Ok, so here it went. The customer "needed" the car and he didn't want me to waste time if i couldn't fix it right away. HAH! So he called Porsche and after 3 tows and endless parts replaced it seems to be ok after a month! They replaced the right bank cam sens... Trouble codes: P0011.
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2004 Saturn Ion Red Line 2.0L performance upgrade VIN: 1G8AY12P74
Hey guys thanks for the info.I made a bracket for the pedal.It works surprisingly well .The customer was happy with the change as well.Now if I can keep him from making it go POOF everything will be ok.Thanks Again Chris
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2004 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L clutch hydralics VIN: 1G8AF52F04
I, INSTALLED VACCUM ADAPTOR TO MASTER PULLED 15 PSI FOR 15 MIN, REMOVED VACCUM ADAPTOR, TOP OFF FLUID PUMP PEDAL AND REPEATED. IT TOOK 5 TIMES BUT THAN I HAD GREAT PEDAL. THANKS TO ALL FOR ALL THE HELP.
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start VIN: JT36P10V0Y
Hi Well, the customer might have understated the amount of time she drove the vehicle after it overheated. We ended up pulling the head and in between cylinders 2 and 3 looked like molten lava. Installing a used engine per customers request. Thank you for yo... Trouble codes: P0115 (Engine coolant temp sensor).
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2002 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L vcs light, traction control VIN: JT3GN86R62
Thanks for all who replied to my call for help. Here is what I found. If you follow the diagnostic chart for code c1207 you could be instructed to replace the skid control module falsely. The wiring diagram does not show the complete circuit for the park posit...
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L Air bag system VIN: 5TDZA23C16
Thanks to all who posted. Apparently on some of these newer models, even if the air bags where not deployed. The abs system needs to be recalibrated. This has to be done at the dealer.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69M22
I am going to call this one fixed. The intermittent no start has not returned for a few days now. Thanks for the help, especially on the P1296 Code. The replies stated that this was a coolant concern. Replacing the ECT Sensor took care of the problem. Dan sugg... Trouble codes: P1296 (Man. Controlled Fuel and Air Metering), P0118 (ECT Circuit High Input), P0420 (CAT Efficiency below Threshold).
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L overheats VIN: 3VWSK29M93
Well that was just the response I was hoping for.Next morning started with checking coolant flow back to tank and there was none.Removed thermostat and sure enough the inpeller had seperated from shaft.With engine running I could see shaft spinning but impelle...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L rear calipers VIN: WVWEH93C26
Thank you for the replies, Mitchell On Demand was incorrect, it said to push piston back in caliper after retracting e-brake motors, actually need to turn pistons back into caliper
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L cooling fan VIN: YV1CZ91H14
We replace the thermostat and housing and temp sensor. Still internittantly overheating due to the cooling fan not coming on. I believe the problem was with the ECU. Customer chose to take car to the dealer. We have not heard back from them. Thank you for...
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