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1996 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, int. hard start VIN: JH4DB765XT
i have this 96 acura integra, the vehicle has an intermittent hard start. vehicle will start up fine cold but after a long run the customer shuts the car off and then when they go to restart it, it cranks and does not start till about the 3rd crank try. the ve...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L radio code VIN: WAUED28D9W
Hi Fellow ! We've this Audi A4 came in for dead battery. After fix the problem.We call the dealer & try to get the radio code.Of course the car has to be by the dealer that they can give us the radio code.They want to charge it for $150 for the service. Here's...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC63E12
OK, Here's the thing. I have an impoverished customer with a cat efficiency code. (So what's new?) I put on 2 different aftermarket cats, 2 new O2 sensors and I still have a cat efficency code. OK, so we have to step up to the plate & get the real thing from...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53402
Code 68 (BMW) or PO444 (Modis generic) present. Using the modis & Alldata does not allow me to test the purge valve. KOEO with purge valve unplugged,I have 12 volts at one wire & 3.8 volts at the other wire. KOEO with purge valve plugged in, I have 12 volts wh... Trouble codes: P0444
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Safety VIN: WBANA73564
This vehicle has the airbag light on. We scanned with Solus and it doesn't support airbag, our Carsoft 1.1 shows SIM and pulls a code F93FC but has no description of this code. When we erase the code it says it has erased the code, however, the light is still ...
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1941 Buick roadmaster 322CID radiator
car is in very good condition overheats to 210 deg in 4-5 minutes driving or 8-10 if running in shop , water flushed to check for sludge etc ,none fairly clean no air bubbles in coolant , does anybody know if any of these straight 8, engines used a water distr...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L All Windows Door Locks Mirrors And Interior Lights VIN: 1G4HP54K6Y
Has anyone had anything like this or seen this before. Sometimes I have power to door switch most times not. Either way nothing works. Any Ideas?
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L no crank / no run VIN: 3G5DB03EX2
This car came in a month ago for no crank, found fuse # 27 blown, fuse 27 is ING Main, replace fuse runs great. customer drove for a month, today the car died and wouldnt start. upon inspection fuse # 27 was blown again, put in another 10 amp fuse, no problems...
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1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDC14Z5N
Thanks for taking the time to read my post. We are having problems with this throttle body injection C1500 truck with manual trans.. We know that the pulse width at the injectors are too low. Its at about 2.00 milliseconds during starting when we think it shou...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54TOR
Help me guys! I have been working on this car for two weeks. It keeps losing spark after you drive it for a couple of days. I replace the ignition module and it starts and runs fine for me. The owner will come and pickup and drive and it dies or no start. The ...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W0R
Vehicle will not communicate with scanner but will flash a code 12 with no other codes. Check engine light stays on. Trouble codes: 12
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W5T
vehicle came in on hook cust complained of lack of power and popping noise through intake. cust stated that he replaced the fuel pump one year ago due to sugar in tank... i had noticed that the heater core hose was dripping coolant on the dist cap and coil wir... Trouble codes: P0151, P0133
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T61
have a 2001 suburban here that 02 sensor will read low when 02 sensor warms up, reads okay when cold, replaced cat with one from carquest and same problem, replace again with one from napa and same problem, run b1 s2 harness to b2 s2 sensor and reads fine. 02 ... Trouble codes: P0137
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15R51
Van originally came in MIL on Scanned & TPS replaced as it was bad. 2 weeks later van back with MIL on, Scanned & found P0101. Cleaned Maf & code returned. Replaced Maf (OEM) & code still returns. Test drive & code will set in about 1km. Mil comes on at second...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13W12
Hello everyone, I'm working on this vehicle thats got me a bit stumped. It came in on the hook due to it was run off the road and into a pond. Water came into the vehicle to the base of the seats (not over) and was hydrolocked. I pulled out the plugs and dried... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected)
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GNEK13Z83
Thanks in advance for any help, this one is a nighmare, I have a Chevy Tahoe that intermittently, cuts out, or stalls. When it does there is a chime, the doors unlock and relock, the radio has a Ipod hook up and it kicks the Ipod off and turns back to radio, t...
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2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WW12E65
hi all. this car came in with customer complaint of ses light on and does not shift into 4 th gear. perorm scan test found p0300 cylinder miss fire code in system, when monitoring miss fire data on scanner no 6 cylinder misses continuasly. inspected spark plug... Trouble codes: P0300 (cylinder miss fire detected)
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2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L no crank VIN: 1GNDV23L16
Customer stated vehicle will not crank over after she has driven it and stops to go in store. She states it always starts fine in the morning when the vehicle is still cool. We found the vehicle does start fine after it has been sitting. Once it is heated up i... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class two serial communication error)
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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L Unknown VIN: 1GIZT61896
car came with sticking brakes on all wheels. it only happens once a month or twice a month. wondering what could be the possibility? as soon as you let it sit for a little bit, it will be back to normal. i felt the brake pedal to be very hard when the brakes s...
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1998 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Stall
thanks in advance for any and all replies !! we have this car in the shop for days now trying solve a random stall , motor will restart instantly, no codes curerent or in history . [using snap on modis scanner ] fuel pres. in specs all synch signals correct ca...
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H6X
Hey Guys, I got called into a friends shop to help him figure out this Cirrus 2.5 V6. The vehicle was towed in do to a stall. The initial code was a P0320, lack of crank signal. He had already replaced the distributer with a bone yard one, new crank sensor f... Trouble codes: P0320
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L compressor
2001 Town and Country came in with A/C inop. This a Automatic Climate control model with rear a/c. Verified Charge amount and it was correct. Found that Ground to A/C clutch relay was not being sent to clutch relay by the PCM. Verified all connections between ...
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1992 Dodge D150 3.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7HE16X3N
Hi people,I get all the weird problems it seems like.this one came in as a cold start problem,but soon found out that it will do it almost all the time.What it does is this... when it is started,at idle it seems to sound ok...but its not..if you throttled it u... Trouble codes: 54 (distributor synchronization), 41 (alternator circuit), 32 (egr solenoid), 33 (a/c relay), 11 (no ignition reference)
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L cruise control VIN: WD2YD74253
thanks in advance for any help you can give me. this sprinter,s cruise control works fine under 50 mph. above 50 will not hold speed, can accelerate with cruise, but the minute you let go of swith, the cruise quits. have very little info on this system and my ...
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2004 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L Starting VIN: 1D4HB38N14
Vehicle was towed in. Costumer states the vehicle will not start. The engine cranks over but the vehicle will try to start and/or stall immediately. Check crank position sensor and cam position sensor for sync.-all O.K. Checked fuel pressure and again all O.K....
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX25G5J
i have this ford f250 with a 460, the vehicle intermittely stalls and will not start again after running and idling for about 5 minutes. when it runs it runs perfectly, after stalling it has no injector pulse or spark, i tried replacing module, distributer, co...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N2M
customer came to us after having all these parts installed and still runs bad(doggy)...it drives like it is in two gears at once. it cant even drive up my drive on hoist.. timing has been checked and its good...checked tps voltage and its good.. i think the tr...
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1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP54Y3P
Hello Taurus SHO experts and thanks for the help on this one. I have this SHO in that the customer said has been intermittently stalling when she comes to a stop. The car always starts right up and off she goes. She has had it into several places over the past...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Thanks for the help first, this is my first time asking. Correction, there are no check engine light DTC's stored, but there are several ABS codes (about 7) which has been determined to be a bad ABS module. ABS light on and being INOP is not a concern for repa...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L engine/trans VIN: 1FTCR10X8V
Hey everybody!! I have a head scratcher here. This ranger is making a squeeling noise (simular to a belt squeeling)intermittandly. The problem is that it is not a belt noise and doesn't appear to be related to AC at all. The squeel seems to be coming from the ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Balance test with scope shows cyl 6&3 50%.No codes for cyl 3 Odd noise like vac leak behind intake on accel but no leaks found with smoke or propane.O2 900mv at idle but will change if held at cruise then close throttle. I read a few comments about intakes but... Trouble codes: 306 (Misfire cyl 6)
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Rear Coil Springs VIN: 1FAFP52211
While replacing both rear top strut mounts, we noticed one rear spring had a gouge/worn section that could lead to breaking eventually. May have been caused by our spring compressor, therefore warrenty from Ford is out of the question. My request/concern is re...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L converter VIN: 1FMYU04152
Vehicle driven for 8000 kms with no problems then code p1744 came on. The transmission shop is very annoyed at me,seems like this vehicle will not do anything for him even the he has driven it for a few hundred kilometers, but my customer can set the code P174...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start/ no power VIN: 1FTNW21P03
this diesel (not my specialty by any means) will take a long time to crank when cold, will have no power until it is warmed up. after truck is warmed up it will run great all day long. mil is off, codes in storage. i agreed with customer that problem is likely... Trouble codes: P0266 (cyl 2 contribution), P0269 (cyl 3 contribution), P0404 (egr circuit out of range), P0405 (egr sensor a low)
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2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24L33
OK, guys, bear with me. This is going to be long, and I feel like it's going to be a no-brainer for you guys, but I seem to have lost my brain on this one. E250 van came in a few weeks back, multi-cyl misfires, rough idle. Over 100K, so I installed plugs and d... Trouble codes: P0306, P0316
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L transfer case VIN: 1FTRW08673
first let me say thanks for any and all help. there is nothing worse than getting your butt kicked by your own vehicle!!! my electronic shift on the fly is inop. 1)have no ground signal on orange wire circuit 976 at transfer case electric clutch relay. resulti...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L dash VIN: 1FRO8763HK
hi all, this truck will be dead if left for 1-2 days without being run. battery and charging system are good. checked draw and found that after a few minutes there is a .5 amp draw. went through fuses and found that when number 2 fuse under dash is pulled the ...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Compressor VIN: 1FDXE45S55
I have an E450 conversion bus used for local public transportation that came in with a locked up compressor. It has a factory front only A/C unit, and an add on completly separate rear A/C unit with its own compressor and lines. I am working on the factory fro...
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVFT84N46
fuel pressure on this horse is 50-60psi on the scn tool, also checked it with a gauge. fuel pressure sometimes falls to 25-20 psi and then engine stalls. this ford has some kind of a "saddle" tank and has dual fuel senders. there is also a balance tube of some...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L engine VIN: 1GK0513562
engine vibration all the time in park or drive, pry on left of eng vibration minmizes.Removed belt vibration still there,balancer does not seem to be bouncing all over the place.Just wore out?Please help!
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L blower motor VIN: 1GKDP13S23
Hello fellow techs. This vehicle has two issues. The first is the blower motor (when it works) stays on after you turn the igniton off and remove the key. It will run for(5-10min.) after the key is out. I replaced the ignition switch after looking at some othe...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L ac controls VIN: 2GTEC19T53
Hello and thank you in advance for any help I can get.This truck ac was working just fine until one of the sales men put in a battery now the ac only comes out the defrost vents I have checked all volt wires and ground wires at ac controls and at mode door act...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SLE 3.5L abs VIN: 1GTDS13655
Customer states that on two(2)seperate occasions,dry conditions,travelling down the interstate,one time 65mph and the other time 50mph, his Canyon steered or veered and did a lane changed on its own.He also stated that the truck tried to fishtail.He was not ap...
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1990 Honda Civic Si 1.6L strut rod bushings VIN: 2HGED7365L
I am currently trying to make repairs to and align this car. Among other things I am replacing the strut rod bushings some refer to them as radius arm bushings. These are the bushings at the front of the frame that stabilize the lower control arms. The problem...
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTERU54JUH
Attention Vintage Honda masters... I have an old accord giving me a headache. Vehicle is towed in for a starting and stalling out situation. Customer states jumped in car one morning started driving to work and as he got further along the car kept losing power...
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1994 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Power Assist VIN: JNKNGO1D7R
I've learned quite a bit about this system working on this car. Basic complaint: power steering assist goes away after 5-10 minute drive. Let the car cool down, power steering works OK again for a few minutes. Mitchell, of course, has zero info. regarding Act...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L tail lights VIN: 1J4FJ78S6P
Hi and thanks for looking at my problem. This Jeep's only problem is the taillights. The switch works, sends power to the circuit which I tested at the switch and the front park lights on the circuit work. There is continuity in the wiring from the switch to t...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S5S
I had to disconnect the battery to repair the crack in the a/c drain, and now the anti-theft will not allow the engine to stay running. The information center is showing that the hood is open at all times. I have removed the anti-theft module and tested the wi...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L drive belt VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
Hello group, I have a very bad squeel from the drive belt on this jeep. It gets worse as I rev the motor (very bad at 2500 RPM or more). Thankfully, this is a very patient customer, and he would really like the culprit repaired. I've tried several diffent bra...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FA39S24
This one is came to us due to an accident. A 70 lbs piece of steel on the freeway destroyed the front end of the jeep and front of engine. Got a deal on a wrecked body wise wrangler so we swapped the frames with all components attached. The new engine had a ha...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12613
This vehical was towed in, will not start. I tried the ECU scanner on it,the scanner will not communicate. The #10 15amp ECU fuse in the engine fuse box is blown and blows the fuse I put in. The Mitchell schematic does not show a [...] fuse. I call them on ...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start VIN: JM1BK14384
One for you Mazda dealer tech's. I'll be lucky to find someone who's been there. This Mazda 3 was purchased by a used car lot after being wrecked. No keys came with it so 2 programmable keys were purchased from Mazda. I went in with my PDS to get the outcode f...
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 107.044120
car came in on a hook and customer said the vehicle had set for some time but didn't know how long. wants it to run . after inspection we found several fuel hoses broke and bad fuel in the tank. repaired hoses and cleaned tank . found fuel pressure regulator l...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C180 2.0L electrics VIN: WDC2030352
Hi everyone,this car is new to us and presented with numerous problems.Various pieces of equipment either work intermittantly or not at all.Items affected include mirrors,windows,lights,indicators ,dash lights, radio, central locking,hazard lights and others.I...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L auto door close VIN: WDPJ75JX3A
Hello everyone. The drivers door auto close feature is not working. Passenger side does work. I have signal input from the switch in the latch assembly to the door module. There is no signal to the switching solenoid from the door module and no signal to the P...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L coolant VIN: WDBRF40J15
Hello,we have an 05 mercedes c230,with oil in the cooling system,has anyone ever had this problem before? could it possibly be an oil cooler issue or a bad headgasket?any info would be greatly appreciated.thank you...
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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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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Surge VIN: 1GHDX13E8Y
HI. This engine has a 200rpm surge, and no misfires, about twice a second under light load/accel when running between 40-60 mph in high gear, TCC lock. The two codes shown do not relate to the problem: the trans adapts show up once in a great while, and the Ev... Trouble codes: P0449, P1811 (max adapts long shifts)
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1993 Plymouth Acclaim 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 1P3XA46K6P
This 93 Acclaim is used as a dirt track race car. The problem we are having is the engine cuts out at 30 mph in 1st gear, 42 mph in 2nd gear, and 60 mph in 3rd gear. Just like the rev limiter is comming on. What I would like to know is does anyone know how to ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G2NE52T11
This car has a vibration like the harmonic balancer is bad. I canged it even though it looked ok because I didn't have any other ideas as to what it could be. At idle it has a very bad vibration. It doesn't vibrate at higher rpm's and doesn't miss it just ratt...
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1997 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9645V
Thanks to all who replied. Several people replied with information about the security system. Turns out the harness connections on the front of the right camshaft timing cover were switched. These are interchangable. I had an RPM signal, so I assumed that ...
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1995 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, backfire VIN: WAUBL8862S
thank you all for your help - once again this has proved to be an invaluable site! as for the backfiring - turns out there were a few additional vacuum lines that needed to be repaired, but more importantly i guess when we had the injector rail off something ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Frt Brakes VIN: WAUED64B01
Sorry it took so long to close.Just wanted to make sure it was fixed.Thanks for all the replys.I am not a big beliver in brake stop squeak but after spraying the rotors with squeak relief and waiting to hear from the customer for 2 weeks it worked.It puts a co...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Alternator VIN: TRUUT28N51
Well the car's been gone for a week and I have not heard from the customer so far. I could not measure the amps since my amp probe is broken ( I have since ordered a new one). The only thing I did was clean off both battery terminals and the connection at the...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Window regulator VIN: 4USCJ3328W
Journeymen thank you for the replies. Sorry about misidentifing this as an M it's a Z3. Andreas [...] faxed us some pages which our venerable fax machine rendered useless. All the text was there, but the brightest light and youngest eyes in the shop couldn'...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L High Idle Speed VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
The ECM was defective. I think the key was the RPM was 2800 but desired RPM was 700 on the scan tool. But the ECM happy enough to not set a code. When I flashed the second ECM the MIL was on with a "crank not learned code". The defect wouldn't finish crank rel...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L air condition
Got 17 replies.Most said to retro fit to 134.Some said LIABILITY and LITAGATION.Not approved for mobile a/c.Not legal in cars.Contaminates yours and others machines.Not on EPA snap list.One reply used 416 for 2 years with no problems.One mentioned 402b as a dr...
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1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W7V
PLEASE SEE MY ORIGINAL POST. REPOSTED ORIGINAL POST AND ADDED MORE INFORMATION JULY 22 2008. THANKS DAVE
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEC13RXV
After reading what some had suggested I performed a running compression test and found the cylinder 60Lbs@ idle and 30lbs@ 2000 RPM. I decarboned the engine with GM's Top Engine Cleaner due to the fact that I found so much trash on the spark plug. After the ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L RAP (retained acc. pwr) VIN: 1GNDM19W2Y
thank you to all that responded! it turned out the rear slider door switch was at fault. nicely worn on the end. a whopping 7 dollar part not included in the diagnostic chart... anyways, the locks all work now, except the actuator for the passenger door. thank...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52JX2
hi all . i retested compression - ok , did leak down test - ok , rechecked spark plug wires , replaced fuel pressure regulator and all fuel injectors with a good set of used ones. customer took car back because she needed it for work . came in yesterday and sa...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L steering VIN: 2CNDL63F85
WELL REPLACING THE POWER STEERING UNIT UNDER THE DASH FIXED THE NOISE ONE THING TO BE CARFULL OF IS YOU MUST HAVE THE STEERING REPROGRAMMED AFTER REPLACEMENT. SERVICE VEHICLE LIGHT COMES ON AND CANNOT BE TURNED OFF WITH SNAP ON OR OCT SCANNERS
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L Rear Suspension VIN: 1GBDV13187
There is a TSB for the rear trailing arm bushings. Even if they look good they can still cause problems. This was what I originally thought. The van is under warranty and we are a fleet shop so we sent it back to Chevy with a copy of the bulletin. They've had ...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L Starter, PCM, TCM, Power Windows VIN: 1D4HB48D84
Thanks to all who replied. The problem ended up being the Front Control Module went into Theft Mode. as per the TSB. When the battery was disconnected, the FCM reset and everything came back to life. After the repair we checked with Chrysler, and their tech sa...
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1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L take off in third VIN: 1F145HJHJG
well thank to all who help the problem was internal all the clutch material was swelled up because of the water.we repalced the transmission and it works great.
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO4191
the customer took the car and was supposed bring it back and i lost her phone number (we're not up on cust info) and i'm out of time on this post thanx to all who replied you all help me sooo much Trouble codes: P0301.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L noise in steering or suspension VIN: 1HGEM2195L
FOUND RIGHT FRONT UPPER STRUT BEARING BAD, ALSO INSTALLED SHIMS FROM HONDA PER A TSB.
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2006 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L Tires VIN: SHSRD78966
We installed two new tires in place of the worn tires and checked the alignment. We did tweak it a little and then road tested the vehcile. We set it back up on the machine after road testing it and checked it again to verify we had the same readings. Obviousl...
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L a/c VIN: SAJEA01U84
Thanks for all the help in this matter. As was pointed out to me the coolant bypass valve was not recieving a ground from the A/C control head to close the valve so that there would be no heat at the heater core. The customer did not wish to purchase a new con...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KNDUP13155
Another fix thanks to IATN's great techs. AS suggested I rechecked the reluctor wheel , and sure enough it had been installed out of time.The first time thru when we found the belt out of time must have blinded us to other problems. After looking closer I noti...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L ACE Pump VIN: SALTY1241X
As stated previously this vehicle is in another shop. The other shop has not been able to fix the noise and vibration issue with the ACE system. What they do report is that the noise goes away above 30 mph. At lower speeds the noise\vibration varies with en...
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1996 Lexus LX450 4.5L CD player VIN: JT6HJ88J9T
Thank you Stuart [...]'s answer satisfied the customer. Error code 21: cd player cant read the cd is usaully a cd/rw and not an "original". Thanks again for your replies. glen
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1992 Mazda MX-3 GS 1.8L Stuck in limp mode has code 62 3-4 shift solonoid VIN: JM1EC4326N
SENT TCM OFF AND HAD IT REBUILT.PROBLEM FIXED!THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS!MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L compressor VIN: WDBBA4808J
The compressor control module (KLIMA) was functional. It was not detecting the raise in idle from the idle control module. Repair of the idle control module raised the idle upon AC request, therefore the compressor control module will now allow the compresso...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Steering VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
The pump got our pressures up to the right range, however, the center section of the steering radius is still not receiving the full effect of the power assist. With your help we told the customer that we would need to replace the rack and he did not want to ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDB1704662
Time is up, so I need to close this post. I found that the resistance of some high tension leads increased to 2.5k when engine is hot. I have ordered a lead set. Trouble codes: P81F3 (I have no info for this code), PC246 (I have no info for this code).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG83J33
AFTER DOING SOME TESTING ON THE NO START WE REALIZED WE HAD NO FUEL PRESSURE AND THAT WAS BECAUSE THE FUEL PUMP RELAY WAS BAD DUE TO WATER GETTING INTO IT.AS FAR AS THE MODULE BEING PROGRAMMED WE DID TAKE IT TO A MERCEDES BENZ DEALER FOR THAT AND ALL IS GOOD.T...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L reset VIN: 4JGCB65E66
Well, we finally got it reset. When we finally got the vehicle back to try again, it did it no problem on the first try. Unfortunately , I cannot pinpoint what the issue was. I'm sure it was something in the details, a door not closed all the way or something....
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L extended crank time VIN: JN1CA31A61
Recieved quite a few ideas. Had checked most of them already. Rohan from Ga. suggested swapping the sensor even though the patter was normal when disconnected. Got one and stuck it in. Normal pattern cranking AND when connected and running. No more 5o+ volt wa... Trouble codes: P1335 (Crank Siganl - Reference/120 degree).
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1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3E547C8D
Found chaffed wire behind engine on drivers side connected to engine block. Also found shorted O2 sensors. Thanks so much for the info.
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1992 Pontiac Sunbird LE Value Leader 2.0L Engine VIN: 1G2JC51HXN
I didn't get much help on this one, only 4 replies that basically said it's not worth fixing. I'm trying to find a used motor for the car.
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L starter VIN: 1G2HX52K6V
Sorry it took so long to close. Customer took car since it is not acting up and has not been back. I had a lot of replies about the ignition lock cyclinder and a couple on the P/N switch. I was not comfortable changing either since I could not get it to act...
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L A/C Temp VIN: 1G2HX54K51
We recharged the system and added dye this time. The customer returned yesterday with no A/C. After inspection, we found dye around the front of the compressor. Hopefully this will resolve his issues.
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1993 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo 3.0L low boost pressure VIN: JT2JA82J2P
Thank you for the response to this problem, but i have not been able to fix it YET. Dan suggested the exhaust control valve may have been eliminated but I made sure it was in place and that the pressure actuator is working and moving the rod attached the exhau...
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2001 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L vvt-l VIN: JTDDY32T81
noise from trans--I couldn't get any info on how the VVT-I system actually worked--kind of like ford trouble trees-no real info-so I sent her to the dealer
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4T1BE32K32
the vehicle finall came back in to be looked at again. as per most of you I got a new relay for the comp clutch, installed in vehicle and ran for the day. Seems to be operating normaly now, I cant get the compressor to stop working now. I guess time will tell ...
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2006 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Downshift? VIN: STDBT44A96
FOUND THAT THE INPUT SPEED SENSOR WAS SENDING A SIGNAL WHEN THE VEHICLE WAS STOPPED. IT WOULD RANDOMLY SHOW BETWEEN 300 AND 1000 RPM AT A COMPLETE STOP. ALSO FOUND VERY LOW RESISTANCE .33 OHMS ON THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT SOLENOID (SLT). I REPLACED THE SOLENOID A...
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1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Power steering VIN: YV1LW55A4X
Thanks to everyone who replied. We installed a third rack "FACTORY VOLVO", that solved the problem. I will only ever recommend installing a factory rack in the future. I never had so many problems w/ reman. & aftermarket racks before now. (Just a note, rehu...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1RS61T93
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP-WE HAVE INSTALLED A NEW FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR AND CAR HAS NOT RETURNED-THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR HELP Trouble codes: P0192 (fuel rail pressure sensor failure), P0194 (fuel rail pressure sensor intermittent), P0089 (fuel pressure regulator 1 performance).
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