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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBABK8328T
hey guys, i have a funky one for you... i got a 96 bmw 328 with a rough idle. the idle is so rough, that it shacks my lift. i have ran fault codes and none were found. checked the iatn web base for tips, and the one that stuck out the most was the vent valve u...
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1992 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4HP53L7N
when you drive car it can cut out any time when warmed up codes 41 42 43 we changed moduel only code left is code 41 cam sensor and crank sonsor ckeck ok and the magnet on cam gear does not look so good can anyone help Trouble codes: 41 (42 -), 42 (43 -), 43
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1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP53L1P
thanks to all who read this. guys please help me. this one is driving me nuts.car came in with check engine light. code 18 cam crank error. my tech ordered a cam sensor.. did not help. he ordered a crank sensor ,hum not that either.did find a bent fin on balan... Trouble codes: 18 (cam crank error)
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6DM57NX3
We have a 03 CTS in the shop that has a rough idle with the A/C compressor on. Idle is smooth with the a/c off. RPMs are not dropping, right at 700rpm. I'm thinking the engine mounts may be collapsed, they visually look fine. No misfires detected on scanner. Y...
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1994 Chevrolet C60 Kodiak C6H042 6.6L pressure plate VIN: 1GBG6H1J6R
the new clutch matched the old parts. clutch seems to slip even though throwout brg not putting pressure on fingers. seems to not have enough pressure on disc. there are three studs with nuts spaced on pressure plate against fingers. can i adjust these nuts an...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13WXV
After reaches operationg temp in closed loop status vehicle would stall without a restart. Spark good, fuel pressure good, cranking rpms okay, throttle position sensor reading .56 volts. Sure it isn't in a clear flood. Would not fire injectors. Injectors fired...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK18R6V
I need some ideas on this truck. The truck basically runs like crap and has for some time. It doesn't run so bad that its undrivable just bad enough that you can tell somethings wrong. The check engine light was on so I pulled code and got the p0171, p0174 (bo... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L heater core VIN: 2CNBJ13C3X
i have this tracker here that is going through heater cores. i have been using gm replacment parts, i have inspected the heater box for objects that could cause damage to the core, no problems found and no damage to the core, they just start leaking. this is a...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCDM19WXX
Wow, this one has been a headache. repair has been done as follow and above. found cat. converter bad replaced. dis. cap bad replaced . rotors. plugs, wires leak down test no leak in any cylinders. adjusted dis. by grinding bolt hole . problem went away for tw...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no interior lights VIN: 2G1WHK3Y92
GM techs need your help again-maybe I sent in fix for this vehicle prematurely.The issu of the trunk light coming on out of nowhere and the security alarm goin off in the middle of the night appears to be FIXED.But now there are no interior lights & when turni...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDX13E11
Was driving this one home to a friend. Just cut out on me, pushed to side - waited about 15 minutes and it re-started. Went about 10 more miles - quit and had to be towed. The next day we replaced the security module near ignition key - reprogramed and car sta...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Engine VIN: 1GCGK13U73
Truck had the rear exhaust bolt on the right side broken. Someone had tried to extract it and had drilled the hole crooked and broken an easyout off in it. Due to limited access I pulled the head, extracted the easyout and old bolt. Installed a thread insert a...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L no 3rd VIN: 2GCEC19V55
On test drive with scanner, no codes, can see shift solenoids commanded, and can see tcc commanded.At idle with tcc commanded engine stalls.Can manully shift gears and feels like I got 3rd.Have seen TSB for trash in 3rd solenoid bleed orfice and got pan off an...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L Airbag VIN: 2G1WS55R77
I received this Impala police car from a local body shop that had preformed the body repair and replaced the front crash sensors, air bag module under the seat and replaced the seat belt tensioners in the front. We got the car in and flashed the module and pre...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Left Rear light VIN: 3C8FY4BB01
This is the first time I have seen this vehicle in my shop. Customer states that the left rear tail/brake light bulb has been replaced several times. The bulb seems to shatter the glass, evidence of broken glass in the taillight assembly support this problem. ...
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2002 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L mil VIN: 2C3HD36M12
Customer complained shift and intermittent shock problem. After 2 time transmission flush, problem disappeared. After several months MIL comes on, P0732. However, the customer does not complain any shock or phisical problems. My scanner said, "Gear 2 Incorrect...
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L engine VIN: KLAVA6927Y
Anyone have experince with repair work on these engines? Timing belt can off do to bad tensioner. Expecting to do a head job, customer ok with that, question is do the valves have a tendency to punch holes in pistons when belt comes off? Also looking for a goo...
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1993 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3ED46T6P
Run if n#4 plug wire unplugged .Disconnected convers no effected .If you have any idea ,please explain
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1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B3ES47C0T
I get this code when I drive on the highway above 50 m/h I dont get it in the city. The PCM monitor O2 sensors not ready and cat not ready too. but the EGR is ready, some time the O2 become ready.engine run's fine, most of the time when the engine is hot it is... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1B7KF26Z4V
customer came in with delayed reverse and 2-3 shift. at that time i don't recall driving the vehicle fast enought to verify 3-4 shift. diagnoised problem as defective rear clutch inner seal and proceeded with overhaul including updated inner seal for rear clut...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L gauges VIN: 3B7HF13Z6W
This vehicle the buss circuit is down. From what I can tell, only the ABS, the PCM, and the cluster communicate on this circuit. THis vehicle does not have the high end body module. No gauges work on the dash. If I disconnect the instrument cluster, nothing wo...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L electronic clutch fan
Hi Techs, Have this customer that came in & said truck was heating up pulling loads.He hadn't heard the fan clutch engage.We installed new hub per customer.Took off & called back later saying doing same thing.What controls this hub?The wiring diagram I have sa...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTJW36FOT
cuts out going down the road & loses power after warmed up almost dies then will run fine engine light comes on codes [...] control panel excessive &1211 inj. control pressuer
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L compressor VIN: 2FAFP71W61
once i start the car the compressor comes on for 5 seconds and then goes off because of the A/C cutwout relay, all the wires going to the a/c cutout relay are ok , except for the PINK/YELLOW coming from the PCM, when the car starts the PCM output is ground for...
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2001 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L suspension VIN: 1FMZU73E91
hello all, I am stumped on this exploder in the shop. it has a growling noise seeming to come from the right front wheel. When you turn to the left the noise is there, when you turn to the right the noise is gone. I replaced the right wheel bearing, but no cha...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP55U31
This vehicle does not move forward or reverse. No fluid pressure at either port on top of trans. Also, fluid level does not drop when vehicle is started. I assume no pump operation. Is there anything common in these. Maybe stripped splines on shaft or is conve...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L some accessories stay on afeter key is out VIN: 1FTRW08LX2
The customer stated that after he turned off the ignition the eatc, compass and door pad stayed on after removing the key. After it sit for a while and these items went out the headlights and parklights came on until the battery was drained. I verified complia...
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1FMZU70E83
This vehicle came into our shop with the air bag light illuminated. Pulled codes with Snap On 2500, found p2296 impact sensor circuit code, initially could not find any specific information from Mitchell, source said code could be any impact sensor (This vehic...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPW14574
Hello everyone, we have a head scratcher here. Around a year ago fuel pump quit, had fuel pump replaced with aftermarket unit at another shop,ran a while, pump quit again, other shop replaced pump with oe unit. Ran several months, came to us 2 months and 3000 ...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Alternator VIN: 2FAFP71W05
Hello Fellow Members, My first time posting, so please bear with me...Everything on this charging system test normal...the alternator has been replaced and the battery . .problem is that after a few weeks of driving back and forth to work every day, the batter...
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1995 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GDEG25KXS
This vehicle came in overheating and leaking coolant severely at cylinder heads. We removed cylinder heads and they were cracked so we replaced them. After we got everything back together in running condition, we noticed on test-drive that it had a lack of pow...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L oil pump VIN: 1GTHK29153
I have a 2003 gmc 2500hd that had come in the other day blowing a whiteshblue smoke heavily coming out of the tail pipe replaced mass airflow sensor due to check engine light being on and sensor testing bad thought that the sensor might have made the truck dum...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Dash Lights VIN: 1HGCE6660S
The speedometer head was replaced by me about a month ago because it didn't work. Now it works fine. The customer now says that he can't see the speedometer needle at night to see how fast he is going. He also says that with the old speedometer, the needle wou...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L p1457 VIN: 1HGEM221L1
this vehicle has been a headache for the shop. the vehicle has a mil light on p1457. other techs replaced two way valve, canister, canister vent soleniod, gas cap and o-ring at top of fuel tank. vehicle has returned several times. now its my turn to try. genis... Trouble codes: P1457
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L convertor VIN: KMHJF24M8W
hello everyone, this trans works great until it gets warm enough for lockup. it commands lockup on after 2nd gear, which jerks the vehicle and then commands off. the car will do this several times then will set a p1744 code.if you clear the code and drive it a...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KMHDN45D12
What the heckt!? This Hyundai leaks fuel out of the charcoal canister vent valve when it is sitting parked on a slight incline, in the heat of the day. At first I thought that it was just overfilled so we replaced the canister and told her not to do that. I pe...
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2002 Kia Optima SE 2.7L IGN#1 Circuit VIN: KNAGD12882
The 30amp fuse for ign1 under the hood blows at random, it can be in park idling or running down the road,,,with all the loads on (ac, radio, defrost, ect.) or no loads at all. did check amp on the circuit adn normal between 3 to 5. did wiggle test on harness ...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L engine VIN: SALMF11414
04 range rover 4.4 (m62)v8 70k miles. replaced both head gaskets (failed block test). performed service using BMW camshaft locking tool. The heads were not warped so they were not machined. camshaft, sprockets and chain installed excactly as they were removed....
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Glass VIN: WDBCA25D9K
Good Evening We are searching for a L/F window regulator for this car. We are asked whether the window regulator is a BROSE and COBURG or a REITTER and SCHEFENACKER. How do we tell the difference? We have the door panel off so if you the describe how each loo...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L auto leveling susp VIN: WDBFA66E1M
Basically, the front suspension will drop after sitting for several hours, when you restart the vehicle, if you let it run for a few minutes the vehicle levels out and then drives and rides fine, my understanding is that this is a non electronic suspension, ha...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L camshaft adjuster VIN: WDBGA51E4S
Can anyone provide the torque spec. for the intake camshaft timing adjuster nut, we have mitchell online and it doesn't list it
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L limp- in -mode VIN: WDBLK70G1Y
this car pulled in with a check engine light and a limp-in- mode on the trans...won't shift out of first gear... ran a snapon scan on it using the euro software,,, I pulled the 2 codes : 013/109 which converts to Po715 when I scanned the motor...( Input/ turbi...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 3.0L electric window VIN: WDDGF54X08
This car is from body shop,has new passenger door ,new window/regulator/motor. when you roll the window up automatically it goes all the way up and then halfway back down. I can't find any info on how to set the limits. I've tried all the procedures I know for...
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3XE74C3N
we have replaced coil and power transistor, i loose spark on 3-6 for 25 secs then i get spark back and the injectors are disabled for 3-6, some times it misses for about 1 hour then bam it runs great. thanks bruce Trouble codes: 53 (igintion power transister unit/ coil 3-6)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L inst odometer VIN: JA4MW51R31
The dealer said the dash had to be sent out to have the odometer origional miles installed. I cannot believe this. Can you do this with a MUT or another scanner. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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1998 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4BB41D9W
This car was running fine before we tuned it up(plugs/wires/cap/rotor/fuel filter/air filter/ trans svc.) Anyway, we're not sure if that has anything to do with it or not. The car will run fine under load, no misfires. At idle it will have a very slight, but d...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
hi, every one, thanks in advance to fellow members for taking time and read my request. this is what happen. this car was towed to our shop. the customer states won`t start. the fuel press. is 36 psi, the cmp. the ckp. both were checked with the vantage, all r...
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1994 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDU06L6R
Good afternoon, I have a Olds that is making me pull my hair out! When it first came in our shop it had a dead misfire on cyl #4 and a customer complaint was that the idle would surge up and down. We found cyl #4 inj driver to be bad. So we replaced the ECM a... Trouble codes: P1361
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L wont run monitor VIN: 2G2WS54254
hello everyone, IM HAVING A PROBLEM GETTING VEHICLE TO RUN CAT AND EVAP MONITORS,CAR WAS IN RECENTLY FOR PO135 (O2 SENSOR HEATER)SENSOR WAS REPLACED VEHICLE WAS RELEASED 1 WEEK AGO,WAS TO BE BROUGHT BACK FOR NEW YORK STATE INSP.AND FOUND CAT AND EVAP STILL NO...
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1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2995V
I found a fix in the database on this exact consern but it does not explain it in detail. It was over 8 years ago. I would like to run this by you guys again to get some more insight. This 993 will set the Cyl 2 and 5 misfire codes after a normal drive cycle i... Trouble codes: 51 (Cyl 2 misfire), 54 (Cyl 5 misfire)
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1989 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3AT76L4K
Vehicle came in for a oil change Started car shut off checked fluid levels right before closing of the hood the engine quits cranks but will not stay running. Noticed that the fuel pump was not humming checked fuses and jumped out fuel pump at fuse box pump wo...
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2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SG65693
I took Subaru in for leaking headgasket leaking oil on drivers side head, no other problems. I removed heads, had a valve job and resurface done on both heads, and reassembled with Subaru gaskets. Got car running, and drove out of shop last night. Drove car in...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L abs VIN: JTEHF21A31
This vehicle came in after being at three other shops one of which performed rear brake service(pads and rotors) the car exhibited early abs activation intermittently we all have seen this with bad wheel speed sensors,rust build up under the sensor and cracked...
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2007 Toyota Tundra 5.7L side mirrors VIN: 5TBBV54107
customer has the towing package with telescoping side view mirrors with turn signals. He wants to change to regular mirrors with or without turn signals. Has any one done this conversion? Is there another mirror model that attatches to door well, and electric ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B32
please help so i can sleep tonight!this vw passat has reoccuring codes p0491 and p0492 [secondary air insufficient on both banks.]when checking the system everything works properly.the secondary air fan comes on during cold start and runs for about 30 seconds.... Trouble codes: P0491 (secondary air insufficient bank 1), P0492 (secondary air insufficient bank 2)
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L left blinker VIN: WVWPD6354P
im pulling my hair the only thing i havnt done is pull the comfort modual under the seat. the flashers do flash at normal speed with the hazard button. and flash normal speed on right turn.
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1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Stall
i want to see if somebody else has seen this car died while driving on freeway i ckecked it out and the maf sensor was bad replaced the sensor and everything was fine for a week than same problem maf sensor bad again i replaced it again all good for a couple o...
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L o/d light VIN: YV1LS5646V
Hope someone has a idea to help this problem volvo. This has been ongoing for a few weeks now. The car originally malfunctioned on a regular basis. The o/d light would come on and car would go into limp mode. No comunication at that time and no codes once cond...
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L speedo/ odom VIN: JH4KA9650T
located defective instrument cluster; caused from short. Thanks
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CW52L2R
Thanks to all who tried to help. The fix was a new pcm. I read all the replies and had already checked some of the things. I was not aware that a high resistance injector could shut down the whole sequensial injector driver, but mine were o/k 15 ohms across th...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Charging VIN: 1G1JC524XX
I double checked ground at battery tray and problem fixed.Talked to a friend at GM and was told that the ground at the bottom of the battery tray is very common for corrosion.thanks for the help.
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GNEK13Z83
thanks to all who replied and especially Alex fron South Carolina, its been three weeks now and the customer called to say she believes the car is fixed, we disconnected the Ipod module, and all is well.
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L engine VIN: 1C3EL55U11
good morning everyone, I am closing this help request with an update, but not a fix. Everyones feedback and direction was very helpful. I will stay away from these motors in the future. Carl from carls repair was very helpful... He sent me info on a class...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.3L gauges,ac,overhead compass VIN: 1B3HD56FXR
Sorry its taken so long to close this thing out. What i found was that the bcm was blowing the out four fuses in the panel. I checked the fuses out the gate and they were okay. So i went ahead and replaced the bcm and everything still didn't work. Somewhere in...
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1993 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4WD always on VIN: 1FMDA41X0P
New tires were tried first after the importance of matched tires was thoroughly explained to the owner. This did not change the symptom. Two of four replies were helpful. The system has proven to be quite reliable over the years so there is not alot of infor...
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDLF47F4T
First of all this is my first time using this forum. I truly appreciate everyone's help: Marty, Luke, Robert, and everyone else. I ended up driving the vehichle for a long period of time, a couple of hours very aggressively, and I finally got it to skip on t...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U4V
I wanted to take the time to thank all who have replied to this matter, the problem was a corroded ground wire within the insulation, location was 3 inches from the connector at the solid state relay (ssr). System is now working normally. Trouble codes: P1413 (secondary air pump malfunction).
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L mil light for airbag VIN: 1FMZU24EXX
the diod under the seat was bad .25 to fix thanks guy most of you hit it on the head good job and thanks
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, High Idle when cold VIN: 1FTZR15V3X
Got a lot of great, useful info, thanks to all. Nothing hit the nail on the head. Consensus was 4x4 6 cyl Rangers get lousy gas mileage and idle high (900 rpm). It is dubious why Ford actually builds the Ranger when the 6 cylinders get the same lousy gas mi...
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2003 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L fuel line retainer VIN: 1FAFP36323
I had the dealer run the vin and there were no updates on this one. I ended up threading a piece of .045 stainless wire through the slot for the retainer and then safety tying it as a back up. This was done with the retainer in place. The retainer still had o...
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2003 GMC Sierra Denali 6.0L unknown VIN: 2GTFK69U33
The fix was to replace the 8 round plastic leaf spring inserts! The TSB pertaining to this noise only mentions that they should be replaced if they are missing. Mine were not missing, but somewhat scrubbed-up and flattened out. I bought a Chassis Ear and pla...
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L a/c system VIN: 1HGEJ8143V
thanks for replies. still not fixed. original problem was a/c not cold.first thing i did was recover to ck. charge. idon't remember how much freon was recovered but i think it was about a half pound low. added leak dye & recharged & compressor was loading up h...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L engine failsafe warning VIN: SAJDA01D71
Thank you both for responding, unfortunatley, I did not have a check engine light or fault codes and the fuel trim looked good. I found a similar problem on a Jag forum where 2 people suggested that a brake switch fixed it. I replaced the brake light switch a...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L sensor VIN: SALTY124XY
thanks for the input. ran harness through rubber plug on pass side friewall and connected to abs ecm connector with terminals supplied with sensor. no more abs light. customer is a wholesaler and did his own diagnostics. thanks again
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L headlight alignment VIN: WDBFA67F4W
I never found the N71 headlight alignment control module. It is not under the instrument panel or behind the instrument cluster. I back doored the diag, went to the suspension height sensors which are the inputs to the module. They each have 5v, gnd.,and signa...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S 320 3200CC esp module VIN: WDB2201652
i have already fix my problem but it is not the brake booster, it is the brake pressure sensor, when i checked it out again i found that when i unpluged the brake pressure sensor connector all the voltage supply to all the sensors are ok. thats all thanks for ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Accessories VIN: 4JGAB54E91
after waitting 2 days for the all activity module to come , install the new moudle & re-config the system ,Now the rear wiper motor works fine. Thanks
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57E05
Had 2 mentions of wiring harness issues, traced harness and ohmed back to ecm, no problem found there One mention of a broken valve spring, pulled valve cover and no luck there either. We found that injection pulse to cylinder #6 was shutting down after a few ... Trouble codes: 2054 (Misfire Cylinder 6).
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2006 Mercedes-Benz sprinter 2.5L lacks power VIN: WDB9046632
thanks to all who replied to this problem,but it is now in the hands of the dealer as i cannot find any fault with any component parts,i will post a fix when vehicle is running correctly.there is no worse feeling than haveing to admit a problem has you beat.
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L left headlight VIN: WMWRE33475
Thank you again for your replies.I found a broken wire, one of the twisted pair to the left headlight assembly.The self adjust system is now working.In this case, coding was not the repair. I was able to test the operation of the new headlight assembly by s...
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1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G3WH14T1N
Several members suggested swapping the govener,we did,helped a little bit,also unhooking the tv cable at the throttle and jerking on it while the vehicle was running the valve was stuck! It freed up and we did a complete trans mission flush via the cooler line...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L lack of power VIN: 1G2HZ52K3S
FIRST THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. MOST OF YOU ASKED IF EXHAUST RESTRICTED, AND IF ANY ENGINE NOISE. NO THE EXHAUST IS NOT RESTRICED AND YES THERE IS A LITTLE LIFTER NOISE. FUEL PRESSURE IS GOOD. TRIED MASS AIR FLOW, NEW ECM AND PROM TO NO AVAIL. I RAN THROUGH ...
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1982 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, RUNS TOO HOT W/AC VIN: WP0AA0912C
Well guys, engine is back in, adjusted co to .6%, tested o2 sensor and found it to be bad, installed new o2, test drove car, still runs hot. Removed auxillary air valve and tested it too, it closes and opens like it should. Temp gun shows 230 at oil temp sen...
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L rev limits in gear VIN: YS3EF43Z0X
Thanks for all who replied. A crankshaft position sensor fixed the rev limit issue. The scope pattern looked perfect until the problem occurred then one of the positive peaks would be lower than the rest.
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L security VIN: 1G8ZH5281Y
Thank You to everyone who replied. We ended up replacing the BCM & PCM with used (LKQ)pair out of a donar car. We Installed the used parts then went through the reprograming and whala it ran. We hesitated to go with used parts but this was getting very expensi...
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2002 Saturn SL2 1.9L key and tumbler VIN: 1G8ZK52702
We thats about the most responses I have received in such a short period of time. Most were to get a factory key cut and try first. I did get a new factory key cut and late yesterday tried it. I was able to get the tumbler to turn, it is still stiff but at lea...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3HN87R9W
After running all indicated tests, I found that the problem was that the keyway in the crankshaft had failed. I fixed it accordingly and the vehicle runs fine now.
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on
I am new at this [...] all that have replied. Isent a note but apparently it was not recieved. the person is ,I believe is upset with us and has not yet returned our phone calls. so we unfortunatly have lost a customer. just another good job gone bad. I also didn... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWVD23B02
thanks again for all the help intercooler was full of oil so that was oil consumption but vehicle has gone to dealer under 8yr extended warranty policy so we will not have chance to repair but thanks for all the valuable information
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