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1997 Audi A4 2.8L steering VIN: WAUEA88D1V
Car was turning into driveway and was hit on right frt in bumper area. Collision shop repaired and sent customer to alignment shop to do 4 wheel alignment. Ladies complained to alignment shop car pulled terrible to right coming to shop from collision shop. Ali...
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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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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L tank leak diagnose pump VIN: WBABM3348Y
code keep coming back.P1477:tank leak diagnosis pump reed switch not open (currently present !) We've Autologic but you can't activate the tank leak diagnosis pump on this old model. From DME pin 34 at X60004 wire color: black/ green will sitch on the DM-TL pu...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG83431
The E38 Sports are my absolute favorite. But this one is getting on my bad side right now. I am leaning towards the MAF sensor due to the fuel trims, but convinced this is not the only problem. It has been a few years sinse I last had a 740i with this problem.... Trouble codes: 026 (Multiplication Mixture Addaptation Bank 1 limit), 140 (Activation Map Cooling Thermostat), 098 (Activation Tank Venting Valve)
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1G4HR52KXV
when you hook up battery cable blower comes on,no starter engage,a/c control panel not responding,no codes,fuses good we have no start,and a/c blower runs all the time
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1975 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 5.7L pressures VIN: 1Z37J5S426
car will cool to 62 at 2000 rpm best reading on gauges 53 low side 125 on high side we think it should be 30-35 on low side 225 250 on high side we have changed freon amount from 2.2 to 4 pounds with not much change. any ideas are welcome thanks gino [...]
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT14W6R
this truck was brought into my shop we work on a fleet of vans for a heating and cooling company and this is one of their employees personal truck. we have done pretty much everything to this truck except the egr and o2 sensor. it wont start unless you hold th... Trouble codes: 32 (open map or egr), 43 (esc tps out of adjustment or knock sensor signal)
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fuel leaks VIN: 3G1JC1248V
This thing has leaks at the top o-rings of the injectors. Seems to be different each time, although #4 has presented again as leaking this time. Will be fine for about 2,000 -3000km, then starts to leak. Have inspected the injectors and rail holes (part of low...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L condensor VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
This has turned into a bit of a project vehicle. The compressor knocks quite a bit and A/C perf. is low. I am putting in a new Delphi compressor & accumulator tank as well as the condensor. The orfice tube has a couple of metal pieces on the screen. I am repla...
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2001 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L Engine VIN: 2CNBJ63461
We have an 2001 Tracker with 2.5l Twin Cam Engine. The engine blows blue smoke out of exhaust and the right front Cylinder Head has a loud lifter type noise. We suspect a problem in the Timing Chain area as well as a piston ring or valve seal problem. We have ...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hydraulic system VIN: 3B7HF13Y1V
First time posting, this problem has both NAPAFIX and I completely stumped, PLEASE HELP! Vehicle was brought in with a very low brake pedal, truck barely stops. Vehicle has RWABS only, no lights on. Inspected front and rear brake pads and shoes and found left ...
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1998 Dodge B3500 5.9L engine VIN: 2B5WB35Z2W
We have this van that is just a thorn in our side. I will start from the beginning back in late august of 2007: vehicle came in with complaint overheating. Performed combustion leak test: passed. checked radiator for restriction. Radiator was not flowing good....
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L lighting VIN: 2B4GP44R21
Instrument panel lights, tachometer, etc. now work only when emergency flasher switch is in "on" position. Directional signals and 4 way flashers don't work. Dash lights go out when emergency flasher is moved to "off" position. There is no power to right or l...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Harmonic balancer VIN: 3B7MF33C12
Hi, folks. Can I get your input on this? I recently did a trip checkover for one of my best customers. She was pulling a horse trailer from Manitoba (central Canada) to Vancouver on the west coast. On her way back, the harmonic balancer fell apart. I feel a bi...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L cooling system VIN: 1B7HA16N22
Truck was brought in with an overheating concern. Owner had upper radiator come off. I replaced upper and lower hoses as well as Thermostat. Truck would still overheat.218 212 rolling. Remove upper hose and checked was good. Replaced radiator. Same condition. ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7LU38C14
Thanks for the help in advance. I have this dodge diesel here that had the check engine light on found the codes for the ckp sensor. On visual inspection found the serp belt was coming apart and ckp sensor had been chewed up. ordered belt and sensor from dodge... Trouble codes: P0336, P0335
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2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L cooling fans VIN: 2B3KA43G56
with voltage present at the connector and both motors have been replaced i understand that the fans should cycle on and of with varying engine temp i wouder if these new fan could have burned up because the cycling circuit did not work properly
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1978 Ford F-100 5.8L ignition switch VIN: F10GNCA750
we started working on this truck about a month ago my wifes uncle replaced the starter solenoid prior to us working on it whenever we turn the key to the on pos. the truck turns over and starts after starting the starter remains engaged so we changed the ignit...
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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L take off in third VIN: 1F145HJHJG
vehicle was under water up to roof for a couple of hours and then sat in drive way for a week. we the flushed the transmission and installed new filter and flushed out 38 liters to get ride of milky color,truck drive great for 1-2 weeks then came back like it ...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR14A1S
hello group, i am a honda dealer tech, but have a friends 95 ranger here with a broken timing belt. looks pretty easy as far as t-belt goes. my question is...is this 2.3 an interference engine. my searches have revealed different answers. some say yes and som...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDHF26GXV
tested battery voltage on red wire at 2 pin connector at vmv valve,tested green/black wire between 2 pin and ecu did not find it shorted or open. Michtell says replace ecu but I am not conevenced thats goig to fix the probem. Trouble codes: P0443
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fuse 16 VIN: 2FMZA5144X
I have an intermittant dead short on the fuse 16 circuit. When this occurs the lights default to the on position. The first time I replaced the fuse the car was ok for several days. When the customer returned for repairs the fuse would blow when the light swit...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F21
Hello all. We have had this truck now for over a week, the truck runs fine when cold until it warms up. Once warm it has a rough idle and wants to stall. Because this truck was originally converted to hybrid veggie oil (when coolant temp is hot) and diesel no...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93193
Hi folks I have this Escape with two dead cylinder, 4 and 6. I found one other post that had the same problem as I. to me, it sounded like the upper intake was leaking so I replaced the upper and lower intake gaskets. While I had the intake off I started the t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304 (Misfire cyl 4), P0306 (Misfire cyl 6), P0316 (Misfire occurred in first 1000 rpm)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L readiness monitors VIN: 1FTPX145X4
Good evening. I have this 04 f-150 that will not pass state inspection due to monitors not ready, truck has been driven over 1700 miles and still has 3 monitors that will not close. they are the oxygen sensor heater the oxygen sensor monitor and the evap monit...
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L brakes VIN: 1FTSS34P25
I need help if someone has any situation with this brake system. We repair this Van at 64,000 miles (8 months ago) we replace pads master cylinder and vacuum pump assembly. In 2 weeks the vacuum pump was damage and we replaced again in warranty. Yesterday this...
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L power doors locks VIN: 1FTPX12505
Both doors will not lock ,from switch or remote opener , when we try to lock doors the alarm will arm but doors still not locking , the only way to lock it is manualy pushing down the pins or with the key from outside .Left door panel removed and when I tested...
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2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L No gear other than high VIN: JHLRD78955
Posting for another shop without the internet. Mechanic has a code of PO973 - Shift Sol Valve A low input. Every time he clears the code it comes right back. Vehicle has no gear other than high -- possibly "limp mode"? This is a full time 4X4 if it makes any ...
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Always on VIN: SAJDA42C31
This car is new to the shop. The complaint is that the electric cooling fans are nearly running all the time. This is a condition that the owner says is new. I took her to her home which was a ten minute round trip on a cool day and the fans were running when ...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT58LOL
Vehicle came in as a no start, found no fuel pressure unless cranked on for a while, found voltage to fuel pump as long as you are in the crank position, the minute you let go of the key, I lose voltage at fuel pump. Can anyone please help. Thanks in advance
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K82
This vehicle originally came in with an evap leak code. Found a split hose at charcoal canister. replaced with factory hose cleared code and vehicle returned a few days later with a P0442 ( small evap leak code ) checking the archives we cahnged the gas cap th... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak)
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L all VIN: 1J4GL58K92
has anybody heard of body control module failure due to replacing battery in vehicle? no cables were crossed. just a simple battery installation. just trying to help a fellow shop owner out with this problem. thanks rod [...] r& r american
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12311
We got this little gem dropped into our lap last week. The above repairs were done before we go it. The problem is only at idle, the car drives nicely at cruise speed. My scanner talks to it but the sample rate is very slow. It will read about once every 5 to ... Trouble codes: P0300, P1166
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L air ride VIN: 1LNL M9841
HI I have this older continental with air ride and the guy is tired of fu--ing with it is his words and would like to do away with the air ride as cheep as possible are there any other ford body styles that you can take the struts assembly’s off of and put on ...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMEU68H53
This Aviator is raising my blood pressure. Another shop replaced the head gaskets 2 times and the left head during one of these. Another tech in shop replaced the engine with a used unit. He told me today that it was misfiring after his road test. He dried ign... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0316
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1994 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L shifting VIN: 1YVGE22D9R
After the tranny was installed they could not make the car run. I found the ECM toasted. Replaced with a reman unit. Found codes for the coolent temp sensor, the EGR and the right O2 sensor. Test drove when the tranny shifts out of first it freewheel. I have...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L power steering VIN: 1MELM55U5V
seems to work ok at 2500 rpms and above.at idle it is pretty hard to turn to the left.turning to the right is alot better.the four pumps came from different parts stores.the last from ford dealer.after four pumps we are pretty sure it isnt the pump.lol variabl...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L gem/speedo/cd/tach VIN: 1MEFM50U82
Car came in with complaint of intermittant speedo jumping at idle, tach jumping, cd player (aftermarket) beeping and cutting out,power windows sound differant and dome light dims alot with windows, 2 codes in gem b1318 b2425, low volts abs, keyless entry out o...
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1989 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1GB22S6J
This car will not idle. It revs up and drives well but dies at idle. I have smoked check multiple times for a vacuum leak, and none found. The car did have a code 12-MAF. I tested the maf and was getting signal to ecu, but still had code. I replaced the maf an... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow sensor)
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Theftloc 2 VIN: 1G3NL52T9Y
I have this alero here with a no start, was towed in. Of coarse i got in it and it started right up. Pulled it in the shop and it starts every time. I only got it to act up once. The car started and then cut off immdeiatly then would crank but not start. I pul...
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L cruise control VIN: 1GHDX23E91
Hey all. I have cruise control problem on this olds silhuoette. The cruise control is inop. I first checked the fuse. Fuse is good. Scanned for DTC's and found P1585-CC inhibit circuit/CC lamp circuit. Performed diagnostic tests according to that code. I have ...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Idle VIN: IP4GP44R6V
Hello Chrysler techs. I have a van that has been haunting me for a couple of weeks now. It has an intermitent decel stall, or stall at idle. When the customer first brought it in I was unable to duplicate the problem, but noticed on the misfire data on my solu...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2WP12K1V
gm tech car came in with code p0102, did functional and output test. replaced maf sensor code went away. now no cel on. long and short fuel trims -14 . car running rich... car will run fine for about 2-3 minutes and drive ok. after that then idle surge and if ... Trouble codes: P0102
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L security VIN: 1G8ZH5281Y
We did call the Saturn Dealer after testing, they said replace ignition cylinder and Pass Lock Senser. We did that but car still Starts & Stalls. Dealer didnt know what to check next. we need help with this car. Thanks in advance for any help you could give.
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Unknown VIN: 5GZCZ33D23
Hi Group, The 2003 Saturn VUE, scanner shows code P1888,TCC circuit problem. in park or drive when I rave the engine RPM doesn't go up much., and the vehicle does not move. TCM, valve body, or transmission problem? ATF fluid clean no burning smell. what is the...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 4S38G6855W
This vehicle has neumerous problems. Basically it is a crank no start. Since I didn't have a crank signal I started there. The vehicle started, sputtered and stalled several times right afer the crank sensor was installed. I have 5 volt reference to TPS and IA... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS Circuit), P0403 (EGR Circuit), P0480 (Cooling Fan Circuit), P1772 (Trans Code)
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L tail lamps VIN: 4T1SK12E1S
Hey Toyota techs and all you great mechanics!!! Before I start tracing every wire in the tail lamp , parking lamp circuit I will humbly once again ask from the best. This car has no front park lamps and no tail lamps. I have already ruled out all related fuses...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L no generic obd ii communication VIN: 3VWWL81H7V
Hi everyone, thank you for looking, this is my first post, please forgive me if I am not doing it right. Okay, my problem is this vehicle failed california smog for no communication with smog machine. Vehicle with non oem stereo, thought the cause was the ste...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Power steering VIN: YV1LW55A4X
Customer took vehicle to local volvo dealer and was told he needed a steering rack. We brought the car into our shop a week ago to replace the steering rack, it was leaking at left side inner tie rod.We replaced rack (with a reman.) and flushed system. Upon te...
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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L horn&cruise&red light VIN: JH4KA7671N
First of all we want to thank every one who replied and to say we all thought the clock spring was the problem. After the first used clock spring did the same thing i was starting to have my doubts. After reading all your replies i called a friend that wor...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E52
Thanks to all the replies we've received.Unfortunately most of you were wrong with the ignition module on top of air filter housing.This new model( i think) has got the power stages inside of the ECU.There's no power stage to find in the engine compartment. An... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire detected), P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire detected), P0304.
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1998 BMW 328i 3.2L top is inop VIN: WBABK7332W
Thanks to all that replied. What we found was the top tension strips were so worn they would not even lift the top from the closed position. The customer will have the top replaced. Thanks, Greg and crew
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L engine VIN: W06VR543VR
Thank you for all the replies, this one really tested my patience. When it was pushing the coolant out, the scantool reading was never higher than 210 degrees and there was never any pressure on any hose? I block tested it again and it turned the fluid yellow ...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L transmision engage
Thanks for all the great ideas. Today gat the car back in the bay and had code 1825 and then a new code P0712 trans temp sensor so i read and if the temp was 300 degrees or more for more than 10 seconds it would set the code and if the degrees is 300 or more i...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hydrocarbons VIN: 1G1JC5246S
Hello everyone and thanks for the good ideas on this one. We swapped in a charcoal cannister and it dropped the hydrocarbons dramatically. I had a few replies that suggested a fuel saturated cannister and that was the case. Thanks Ron
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 6.5L #20 fuse shifting VIN: 3GNGK26FOX
FOUND PROBLEM, NO REAL GOOD HELP TO SHARE ONLY 2 REPLIES ONE SAID THROW A CIRCUT BREAKER IN THERE (NOT MY STYLE) FOUND HARNESS RUNNING BEHING ENGINE PINCHED BY BODY LIP CRUSHING IT AND SLICING THROUGH, CLUE CAME WHEN CUSTOMERS KID CALLED AND SAID IT HAPPENS MO...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Reverse VIN: 1GCEK14T8X
Thanks john from california and edwin from illinois .we had one bolt in the wrong hole and we just kept putting it back in that hole.This place is a life saver.
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L oil pressure VIN: 1GBLG31R82
I appreciate all the responses that I received. Sometimes it is the least likely cause. At some point the dipstick was changed. We changed the oil, filled it properly and treated the engine with seafoam. So far the pressure has stayed and the lifter noise has ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Rear A/C VIN: 1GNEK13Z22
Sorry took so long I forgot to close this request. Yes everyone was right. The rear expansion valve was at fault. When I took it off I seen metal flakes in the screen. Replaced the valve and works like a dream. I guess this system needs to have the rear e...
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L blower motor VIN: 1C3HD56T1S
i want to thank everyone who answered me. it was the blower moter resistor. blower power module.I CHECKED THE CONTROL SIGNAL WITH MY SCOPE.VERY LOW VOLTAGE FLUXUATION FROM BCM.THANKS AGIAN FOR ALL YOUR HELP
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Radiator/overflow VIN: KLAVA6927Y
Adding dye found this leak for me. Turned out to be leaking at the heater hoses,trickling coolant directly into a sound deadener mat on the firewall,that soaked it up like a sponge. From there,what did roll off, dripped on the hot exaust pipe and evaporated. ...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES46C4Y
Thanks for all the help. It ended up needing a new pcm from dealer only nice and costly. Then having to have them flash it at an addl. cost. But it took care of the problem. Thanks again.
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2000 Dodge Intrepid R/T 3.5L cooling system VIN: 2B3HD76V3Y
The POS has been gone for a couple of weeks now, so I will call it fixed. After double and tripple checking everything, extensive amount of system flush, we got it to a point where it will keep temp in range and not overheat i.e. work as it is supposed to. Com...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L rad fans VIN: 2B4GP44RX2
The fix was rear o2 sensor shorting back through harness and affecting computer ground power and ground circuits. Disconnected rear o2 and right away, had proper gauge and sender on data stream readings with key on only and vehicle running and fans operated as...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2D4GP24RX5
After carefully examining wiring harness under rear floor area I couldnt find any shorts. I decided to replace the fuel pump and take a chance that it was the cause of the fuse blowing. I also replaced the fuel tank because the rollover valve was leaking into ...
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1995 Eagle Talon ESi 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AK44Y1S
Well, I listed this as fixed, but the jury is still out. We replaced the remanufactured PCM from the dealer with another unit. Then, we test drove the vehicle in excess of 300 miles (over a period of time) without further issues to date. Now, with this vehicle... Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition coil primary circuit).
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP6249V
First, thanks to those who responded for taking the time to help out. I checked the TPS return voltage at the PCM. It was rock steady. I replaced the PCM with a NAPA reman unit and all is well. Car is down the road and the money is in the bank. Thanks again.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU72E82
Thanks for all the great help. We have decided to install a new motorcraft fuel pump, inertia switch and crank position sensor and drive the vehicle. We all so have installed a MAC TOOL ET3010 data recorder just in case this happens again. We will keep ev...
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2003 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L no start VIN: 3FAFP11393
the crank sensor was replaced, we had a bad battery, upon charging and trying to start it was at 17.9 volts... we replaced the battery and got voltages correct and all came to life... starts,runs and drives... fine thanks to all.. this car did not have theft.....
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, lack power VIN: 1FBSS31L45
Thanks to all for yoour help. After double checking everyhting we decided to replace the cat converters. They tested in range but the bouncing of the guage concerned me. I guess the white on the spark plugs and o2s must have been from heat rather than runni...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6659X
Thanks for everyones help .I took the suggestions I recieved and checked for spark from the coil with the cap off. I had spark the new cap and or rotor was defective. I installed a new cap and rotor and put the original distributor back in and the car has been...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5643X
Thanks for all the help. We ended up having a Honda mechanic come and look at it. He tried a used TPS sensor on it and it did not take care of the problem, he then took back to dealer and put on there scanners tried a new OEM TPS and that fix it.
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L pass key VIN: 1HGCM55634
Well guys and gals thanks for you replies all of your insight was helpfull,it turns out the ecm was bad.It appears water may have gotten into it,via clogged drains cowl or other wise.Kind of wierd in all my years never saw a Honda ECM go bad,till now just goes...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L driver door
Ok!First of all I would like to thank everybody who took time to help me out.The fix was replacing the lock cylinder.Once again thanks!
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Clutch VIN: KMHDN56D85
Well, this one is fixed. I'm sorry it took so long to close this, but we've been very busy. First of all, as many of you questioned, we DID have the release bearing in the proper position and locked into the pressure plate. What we did find is that the pressur...
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1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Failsafe Engine Mode VIN: SAJPX1844X
Thanks to all who replied. The fix ended up being a bad brake light switch. Both micro-switches in the brake light switch tested ok when I checked them but must ahve been failing intermittently.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S01
Good morning every one thanks for all the inputs. sorry i did not reply sooner.I did not fix this one. Customer decided to take the vehicle back to auction,but i learn a lot from you guys on this one. I did not know that a clock spring could cost a problem lik...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GX48S83
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. This fix ended up being the idle air control. I was threw off because I don't remember the 4.0's of the 90s having issues with them failing much. The newer 4.0's use a little different design of IAC and it must not be...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L air bag light VIN: SALME11464
hi everyone well no luck finding out what these codes mean the customer hasnt called back if he does i will send him to the dealer thanks for all the repies
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Compressor VIN: JT6HF10U5X
Well I sure wasted alot of time on this one-maybe chasing a problem that wasn't even there. After replacing the expansion valve and bowing out lines it still would not work. I decided to just add more 134 to it just for the hell of it and it started working. C...
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride height VIN: 1LML39ST90
i would like to thank everyone all the help was great tried all ideas did get it all working. the 2 problem were on the right front it did have a soleniod cracked and leaking air .also on the same corner ride hight sensor tested bad .thanks again all grat pepo...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L steering gear, lines,pump. VIN: 1LNHM97V0Y
thanks to the 2 people that took time to reply. Ken hit the nail on the head, the probelm turned out to be with the remanufactured pump. while we were trying to run some tests the pump gave out and we lost all assist. went with a new pump and all is good. than...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1LNHM84W93
OK, This one is done. Harold [...] hit it right on the head. It was in fact the evap temp sensor. This sensor will control the cycling of the compressor. What I found confusing about the whole problem was that, during the diag process, there was no info on c...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L radio VIN: WDBCA45E3M
Thanks to all who replied. the fix for this one was rather simple. Just leave radio on until wait message is replaced by 'code' (up to 24 hours) depending on how many times wrong code was entered, or entered incorrectly. Then enter code.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA34AE0
Richard and Robert scored direct hits on this one. Thanx for reminding me of something I once knew! DTB 07.4/2 dated Feb 96 describes the "Jacksonville Syndrome" where excessive temperatures and humidity drove the part load adaptation DOWN below its minimum li... Trouble codes: 019 (In diagnostic module only no DTCs in LH-SFI module).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBGA57E7T
Unable to find any issues with the vehicle, and, since the customer needed to pick up his vehicle, I can't offer any kind of assistance or verification. Thanks for the help.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.8L Fit & Finish VIN: WDBNG78J41
The best we could do was to pull the motor to retime cables.We tried synchronyzing with big key but could only get windows to work .We also lost the one touch function but at least we got rid of the message on cluster that the roof was still open after engine ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBUF83JX5
I am not sure where, but some how the rod to the rheostat got bent and caused bad reaing. I had one of my techs help with this job so I ma not sure where it happened, it was just one of those things. The rod going to the rheostat let's the computer know what...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4A3AK44Y4S
First of all thanks for all your time and effort ,what had happened was the timeing belt idler bolt had come loose and would make the belt longer and shorter at different times changeng the timeing ,replace pulley and bolt all is good . thanks again Colin
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