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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3640W
Hi: Vehicle in last week. P0171 and p0174 bank 1 and bank 2 lean. Repaired by other tech on my day off by cleaning top engine from suggestion of new svc mgr. Car coming back tomorrow (tue, aug 12th) for me to diag. I haven't done a thing to this but wanted so... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Hesitation VIN: TRUUT28N91
hello everyone have a tt here that came to me in boxes from another shop had a broken t-belt. put on a new cly head. install nice and smooth. test drove after repair has lots of boost but seams like ecu goes into limp in mode if you slam the throttle in 3rd ge... Trouble codes: P1556 (mfg code17964 boost psi regulation control limit not reached)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L noise VIN: WBAFA53551
Help BMW techs! This X-5 came in with the classic fuel pump whining noise. We replaced pump, all was well for a while now the truck is back with an intermittent pump whine- customer states hitting bumps makes the noise start. We have not been able to duplicate...
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2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G4WS52J15
well guys i am at the end of my rope with this one,i tied a knot and will hange on until help arrives.car was brought in with an intermittent start and stall would happen 1 to 2 times a day or a week.now it will happen 5 to 10 times a day it doesn't set codes ...
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1988 Chevrolet Spectrum 1.5L Stall VIN: J81RG5178J
Greetings techs, No good deed goes unpunished and this Spectrum is eating our lunch. We had a slow day and this one came in with a head gasket leak, worn tie rod ends, and poor tires. Found that the cooling fan circuit was bad and was the cause of the overhea...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Surge VIN: 1G1YY2385L
Thanks for all who may reply,we have a 90 corvette that surges.We did complete tuneup on this checked timeing its ok,egr ok fuel pressure ok. this happens at idle and driveing. We unplugged an o2 and it quit,so we checked converter found it was bad so we repla...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L spark knock VIN: 1GCCS1442S
I have replaced the egine in this truck.Went over used engine.replaced plugs wires-plugs -timing chain-oil pump- the engine sounds fine no codes runs good.the only problem is the only problem is a spark knock like i have never seen.when i put it in gear and gi...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52M1W
all gm techs this one came for inspection with codes 336 and 401 i took care of the 401 by replacing the egr valve but the 336 is driving me crazy i erased it and comes right back the check eng light is not working does not come on with the key on but in the s... Trouble codes: P0336
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Hesitation VIN: 1GCHG35F9X
Engine will not run more than 1200 rpms and smokes profusely. I have replaced the fuel pump, injector pump, fuel and air filters. I noticed that the fuel rate should never go over 15. At idle the fuel rate stays within spec., however the minute the throttle is...
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2000 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Detonation , VIN: 1GCGK23J8Y
Hey folks. I had this same problem about 4000kms ago on this truck and i thought it was fixed but here we go again. The truck came in with extended crank times, once it did start it would detonate under heavy load. I have replaced the injectors fuel press reg ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S92
Howdy Boys and Girls, This truck came in with a ce light complaint and oh, by the way it stalls sometimes he says. The fail records show that the crank/cam sensor codes occurred at the same time 889 miles ago. The code definitions say that the 335 and 336 code... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335, P0336, P0174
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transfercase VIN: 1GCEK19T43
Hi guys I have this truck that is a intermitting problem of the service 4wd light comes on and sometimes it will lock it self into 4wd or 4low. I have already replaced and reprogrammed the Transfer Case Control Module, the problem went away for about a month a...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FX4BB4T
Hey Guys i have a good one here and after a week i have surrendered and am asking for help.This car came in with an obvious head gasket issue,so we sold them a complete cylinder head.after installing and rechecking absolutly everything several times this thing...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Fuel gauge VIN: 1B7GL22X5Y
A little confusion on this Dakota-Mitchells trouble tree slam dunks the sending unit in three easy steps but no such luck.We know the gauge is functional[grounded hot wire and it goes full]and the PCM ground appears to be solid as well.Ive read some posts on I...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ac VIN: 3D7KU28C53
I need help ,i think i have done everything but problem is still there i have replaced liquad line evaced system flushed an added some oil to system 9 oz 134a my preshers are 10 to 20 low 230 to 250 high.System works great blows 38 until u get on highway than ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L lamp out indicator VIN: 1D7HU18N22
ok guys this one got my puzzeled, iev got an 02 dodge 1500 pickup 4x4 with a 4.7. This truck is the shop owners truck and he says when driving down the highway the lamp out indicator comes and it beeps the whole time its on. i test drove the truck had it happe...
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2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GG32N92
I cannot scan this vehicle as I cant get into it. I have checked power and grounds and they seem to be ok. customer has changed a multitude of parts including the PCM. I did not have a good ground at G100 and cleaned this up and is okay now.THe customer had th...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L power windows heater blower wipers radio VIN: 1D4GP24313
no power windows, heater blower, wipers,or radio with engine running
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1965 Ford mustang 3.3L master cylinder VIN: 8T01T16017
Hello everyone. I have a quick question for the mustang gurus. This car is a hardtop, automatic with drum brakes. The master cylinder is bad, and the owner wants to convert to power brakes, but keep the drums. I have found a few conversions without changing th...
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14Y0J
Hello all and thanks in advance. Towed in this truck Sunday after church. As the customer was going home it just died on him. Checked fuel press (none) and checked fire at the pump (good). I replaced the external fuel pump and filter. It cranked and run fine f... Trouble codes: 98 (etc ckt fault KOER), 54 (air charge temp signal high-ckt open KOER), 51 (coolant temp signal high-ckt open)
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTEX14N3N
customer has been working on this vehicle and replaced the listed components. At Idle Cylinders 2&5 missfire. There is weak orange spark or no spark at the distributor cap towers. at approx 1700 rpm the spark increases to a good blue spark and the miss disappe...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1134W
This vehicle came in with a timing belt broke. I replaced the timing belt,tensioner and idler pulleys. Now Ihave a Cam sensor code. According to diag. there should be at least 10 volts at the sensor with key on engine off. I checked all wiring and replaced the... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cooling VIN: 1FTWX32F4Y
Hello. This truck is not cooling very well after a new comp., orifice tube, dryer. Flushed lines and condenser.added 2lbs 9oz freon. I could get down to 43 deg at an ambient temp. of 93 deg. One thing, the evap. inlet is cold but the outlet is warmer. I don't ...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMYUO4141
To all my ford transmission fellow mechanics. I'll try to make this short as possible. The customer bought the vehicle from an auction. Drove it a little and the trans. burned up. Took it to a trans. shop and they rebuilt it. Drove it about 50mi. and it burnt ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil leak VIN: 1FTSX30P03
Thanks in advance. This truck has an oil leak at the rear of the engine and is leaking down both the rear of both heads. Looked in the fix database and it sounds like i have a bad icp sensor. If anyone could help with a procedure to get at it to check it that ...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Gauge Cluster VIN: 1FMDK01185
Hello Everyone, I have a 05 freestyle that was towed in. No start when key is turned on reverse lights come on always. Inspected wiring diagram and network. Found cluster is inop completely black. Can communicate with all modules except cluster. Reviewed wiri...
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L module? VIN: 2FAHP71W65
Vehcile came in w/ ABS & "brake" (dash) lights on. No codes available from ABS module. all other modules communicating normally. Check power & ground to ABS module-good. Substitute ABS module w/ known good out of same yr/model of car. Read IATN posts for simil...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21R68
Vehicle was brought to us as a trade-in to the local Ford dealership. It had multiple codes in pcm. After talking to the used vehicle department for the dealership we were told that the exhaust had been modified by previous owner. Upon trading it in he returne... Trouble codes: P2452 (Diesel Particulate Filter Pressure Sensor A circuit)
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Door ajar and brake lamp failure light VIN: 1HGCB7653N
Hi fellow members, We have a 1992 Honda Accord in the shop that has the door ajar and brake light out warning lights are on most of the time, it shows all four doors and the trunk to be opened and brake light failure light is on, The tech has tested the circu...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L lack of power VIN: KMHWF25S24
Customer was concerned about a lack of power. Test drove vehicle, it feels OK to me but could feel slightly sluggish . Fuel trim is at zero. Exaust backpressure was 1 psi @ idle, 2.5 psi @ 2500 RPM & 7 psi @ 6,000 RPM (the last two readings were under load) Do...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L possibly rear end VIN: JNKCV51E83
this vehicle came in for a thumping noise while driving, the faster you wne the louder it got to a point so i test drove vehicel to listen to noise and it was there it made more noise while going right so obvious check was wheel bearings. Nope that wasnt it so...
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2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Stereo/Amplifier VIN: SAJDA24C91
allowed one hour for vehicle to attain sleep mode. 1 amp draw remains on stereo circuit. Attempted to trace the source of the draw and located the power point of the draw at fuse 12 in the trunk.The fuse is for the stereo and the nav sys, amplifier, and the mu...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Alternator VIN: SALJY1245W
We had this vehicle come into the shop with a terrible growling noise. We diagnosed the noise as faulty alternator bearings, and found that under load the alternator stopped charging. We replaced the alternator, checked charging system and let the vehicle go. ...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S84
hello i have a 2004 lincoln Ls that intermittantly falls on its face, wont go over 25mph, and idles very rough. i have 3 codes p2100 p2107 and p2110. i am almost positive the problem is the tps on the throttle body. the reason that i think this during the even... Trouble codes: P2100, P2107, P2110
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Ignition switch VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
Hello fellow techs,I have a 00 Mazda MPV LX that has a ignition switch that won't go back to lock when shutting the vehicle off. If you disconnect the battery or the key interlock solenoid or the key interlock resistor the key can then be shut off and removed....
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L alternator VIN: JM3LW28A23
HI FOLKS, THIS ONE CME TO US ABOUT 1 WEEK AFTER HAVING ALTERNATOR AND BATTERY REPLACED AT ANOTHER FACILITY WHILE ON VACATION. WHEN THEY CAME TO US THEY HAD CONCERNS OF LOW A/C VOLUME OUPUT NOT ENOUGH AIR OUT VENT AS NORMALLY WOULD BE, BATTERY LIGHT ON AND BURN...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80D74
The car will set a P0345 when revved over 3000 RPM while sitting in the shop in neutral. Initially I went to the sensor and checked continuity. Checks at 500 ohm and spec is 467-571. Removed sensor and looked into hole with mirror and tone ring seems to be ok.... Trouble codes: P0345 (LH cam sensor circuit malfuntion)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L A\C Compressor VIN: WDBGA51E4S
A\C works fine at a idle , As soon as engine RPM goes above 1000 compressor kicks off. Speed sensor on A\C compressor new with unit.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Hesitation VIN: WDBNG70J11
well i have a 2001 mercedes s430. this car has no power whats so ever under a load on accel. kinda reminds me of the vw tdi's with faulty air flow meters. i checked for codes and none were present. swaped air flow meters from another s430 and no change. tested...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Wiper/Washers VIN: WDBRN47J82
Hey Gang, I'm stuck on this one. We performed some unrelated work (replace evaporator core) and upon double checking our work we noticed that the wiper & w/washer functions were OTL. I've checked all the related fuses...good. I have checked the combination sw...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J34
Hello to all you Benz techs! I hope you can all give me a hand. I have this C230 that resets a benz code of P2044 for evap small leak (P0456 OBDII). I have the launch as a scan tool :(. So bidirectional control is out of the question. After pulling a wiring di... Trouble codes: P2044
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L instrument sos VIN: WDBTJ75J34
we have a clk500 with a shorted out tele-aid control unit, the customer does not want to repair the system because he is not using it, the problem i'm having is that i need the pass word for the mercedes das tool that will allow me to code the instrument clust...
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1997 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G3HY52K9V
Hi this is a pull your hair out problem. intermitently this car will stall most times on deceleration but sometimes on acceleration. it will stall but start right back up. I took it home 2 nights in a row and it never stalled for me as usual. fuel pressure is ...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Unknown VIN: 1G2NE55M6R
this car will not move forword in overdrive position. it will move if you shift into manual low and then upshift manually. Once its in drive it will drive fine till you stop again, to take off you must put gearshift back in low then upshift manually until your...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1G2NW52E61
i am beyond myself with this one, after car is at operating temp, vechicle between 70-75 mph 2000-[...], with very light accel, engine developes a random misfire on all cyclinders and will not set a trouble code. i have tested all sysytems and retested them...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E62
This vehicle has a very intermittent crank no start,no injecter pulse,fuel pressure 55 psi,good spark.3x and 24x shown on scanner while cranking when no start.Only code P1189.Will the oil pressure switch cauze a no start.I'm leaning toward a PCM not grounding ...
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L 1-2 Shift VIN: WPOCA2998Y
Hello everyone, I have this Carrera 2 that has a shifting problem. First time car has come and I do not have any history, car bought at auction. All the gears feel smooth going in and out, running or not running. The throw in 3,4,5,6 and reverse is the same di...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L electic window VIN: YS3FD49Y33
hello all thanks for reading--I`ve have a 9-3 here that the drivers window autos down ok but when u auto up it hits at the top and comes halfway back down--can`t find how to reset it--any ideas?? Or do u need a saab scanner?
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2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Overheating VIN: YS3EH49G73
HELP-I need a Saab specialist. I bought this vehicle with head removed. Had previous overheating problem. Head was very slightly (.008") out of flat, so machined head, and re-assembled engine with new gaskets and thermostat. Vehicle overheats when on a stea...
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2002 Saturn L100 2.2L Speedo/Tach/ AC VIN: 1G8JS54F92
Vehicle has been to Saturn (they replaced BCM). Have done continuity checks on all related wiring and grounds-okay. Tried known good cluster, no difference. A/C request in BCM okay, no request shown in PCM. Speedo and Tach info shows up on scanner data readout...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on, CEL flashing quickly
NEED HELP FROM A SUBARU GENIUS Complaint is that the MIL is on and the radio doesnt work now, but the car is running fine. As they didnt have an appointment I done a quick scan for codes thinking maybe it was just a loss of battery voltage or communication los... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed Sensor), P1101 (Starter circuit low input), P1120 (Neutral Safety Switch), P1121 (nss), P0130 (o2 b1s1), P0136 (o2 b1s2)
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1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12B8V
hello toyota techs, have a strange problem here. car came in first for a p0446, after following toyota's tsb and diagnosing a bad evap VSV i go to start the car and it will not stay running. after cranking it stumbles very badly or stalls and has a flashing MI...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Radio VIN: WVWMA63B8W
Radio in safe mode. Radio serial # [...] Deal gave me code #1778. This code is not working. Please help if you can. I enter code and then press right seek arrow. unit beeps and then goes back to SAFE. i have tried 4 times..
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1998 Volkswagen New Beetle 1.9L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 3VWBFG1C3W
Customer brought car in initially with codes 00550 and 00575..I checked codes and cleared. Brought car back and dropped off with recurring codes. Got story from customer...car was running great. He was traveling down the interstate approx. 70 mph and realized ... Trouble codes: 00550 (Start of Injector timing), 00575 (MAF Sensor)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWVH69M63
car has a buzzing noise from the trans. area, not when cold after aprox. 15min. of normal driving. only does it in second and forth gears? loudest in second gear going uphills between 1800 rpm and goes away after 2800 rpm. ckd for loose shields around axles,sh...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L compressor VIN: WVWAE63B95
After several years of helping techs with GM info,, I find myself in need of some advice from the VW experts on iATN. We have an 05 diesel Passat TDI that has intermittent AC compressor operation. It cools good while the comp. is on, but will sometimes lose th...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS553XW
need a help on the this volvo. had code p0133 slow respond bank1 senosr1. and had a leak right after bank1 sensor 2. weld up the leak & replaced the sensor1. but there is no reading on the sensor 2 all time . it is staying on the zero all times. i have only sn... Trouble codes: P0133 (bank1 sensor1 slow respond)
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2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Stall VIN: YV1RS61T44
hi there , got this s60 that came in with a STALLING complaint on left turns . problem occurs intermittently once in a while; had to do long road test to duplicate. after car stalled on turn , pulled over and restarted fine. other than that the car runs perfec...
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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Dashboard VIN: 2HNYD18631
Thanks to Jacob in WA for the tip about removing the evaporator box. Sure enough we were able to access the coins after its removal. How the coins got where they did is still sort of a mystery seeing as dimes barely fit through the defroster vents and the face...
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1985 BMW 524td 2.4L No Start VIN: WBADB240XF
Hello and thank you to everyone for your help. This one ended up being a pump issue. I sent the pump to a bosch service center and had it gone through. It turns out that the throttle shaft had been tampered with and was so far out of adjustment that it would n...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1G4HR52KXV
problem with vehicle theft system,blower problem with auto climate control module,still have the car customer has not gotten back with me on the repair of this vehicle.thanks for all your help
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y6W
Sorry for the delay in post, customer picked up vehicle and overheated engine and blew headgaskets had to replace gaskets and thermostat now car runs better than since cust purchased. Thanks to those that took time to respond. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L oil consumption VIN: 1G6DM57784
I have checked the cooling system, changed the oil and filter again, making certain it reads FULL. I have rechecked the oil level after about 700 miles, and it was still on the mark. I have not seen the car since, and I must close this request. I will be le...
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1987 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L Stall VIN: 1G1JC1117J
thanls to all of you for your replies, the customes decided the he was not going to spend anymore money on this car. But I can tell you this we put a new fuel pume in it because the old one read good pressuer but it han no flow. the new pump started the car an...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDT19X6W
Thank you all for the help. The problem was in the head im guessing vavle guides. but i put a new set on there and it fixed the problem. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Hard Start VIN: 2GCEC19W82
Thanks for all the replies. What we did was hook up injector cleaner at intake( first we removed pressure & return lines and blocked off return) pressured up to 60 PSI & let it set for [...]. It dropped 20 PSI in 5 minutes. So it had injectors bleeding down... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L no 3rd VIN: 2GCEC19V55
The replies helped, It had 3rd clutch gone. Owner opted for a reman from Advance Auto Parts, it came from Jennings Transmissions out of Goldsburo North Carlina. Its got a codes for tft P0117, scan tool shows -39 degrees, and voltage a 5v. They suppose to pay m...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM3LW28A23
WE REPLACED THE DISTRIBUTOR AND CURED THE PROBLEM. THANK YOU FOR THE REPLIES, COUPLE SAID POSSIBLE VACUUM LEAK, ANOTHER ONE SAID TOTALLY REMOVE EGR VALVE TO PLUG OFF PROPERLY BUT MOST REFERRED TO DISTRIBUTOR PROBLEMS. THANKS AND GOOD LUCK
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF2667W
Good Monday to everyone. With the wisdom from Kelly, Robert, Guenther, Laneard, David, Tim, Jon, Richard and Shane, I orderd injection pump, updated lift pump and fuel filter from Dodge. Install was very straight forward. I took all the lines loose from the i... Trouble codes: P1688, P0251.
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L water pump VIN: 1B3EJ46U91
well i have decided to order a chain . Going with the replacement of the chain because of the mileage and replies i got.Can anyone tell me if the timing mark come on the new chain?I made marks but one of the three could go either way(paint ran).Thanks for all ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D43
I decided to pull off the valve covers and found that there was a broken exhaust valve spring on cylinder 1. Replaced all 8 springs with mopar parts, and vehicle runs fine. I would like to thank everyone for their help with this. Trouble codes: P2106 (ETC System - Forced Limited Power), P2108 (ETC Module Performance), P0585, P0300.
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L fan clutch VIN: 3D7LR388C5
Well I think the "brilliantly embedded orfice" in the liquid line probably is restricted in the screen. Kind of expensive to examine, Thanks Chrysler! I ended up replacing the high pressure transducer hoping that the pcm might not be getting a full range of pr...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L coolant tank VIN: 1FALP52U2V
TALK ABOUT QUICK RESPONSES. I SHOULD HAVE MENTIONED THAT THE RESERVOIR WAS NOT CRACKED AND I CHECKED FOR HEAD GASKET LEAKS SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE POSTING THE HELP REQUEST. I LOOKED IN THE DATA BASE FOR RELATED PROBLEMS AND HADN'T FOUND ANY. COOLING SYSTEM IS Q...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L oil leak VIN: 1FTSF31FXX
Thanks for all the help guys the fuel and antifreeze is clean and found alot off oil in the turbo intercooler tubes have a turbo on order thanks again for the help Chris
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L steering wheel VIN: 1FTYR14XOX
thanks for all who replied . after doing another check i found play in right upper ball joint. i had ft. end jacked up and got play in ball joint by pushing down, you could get it too make popping noise. it had no play in it by pushing up on tire. customer cam...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L taillights,fuel gauge,door locks VIN: 2FMZA5142X
Well this van is fixed after some confusion by the ford dealer and my not having dealt with one of these before, to explain, the rear electronic module was the problem and after having the dealer order a new unit they were unsure if it needed to be programmed ...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L shfts VIN: 1FMPU8L7YC
Thanks to all who replied. Some of the suggestions were to check for engine problems, check MLP signal and to check the filter. We decided to replace the solenoid body and to replace the accumulator body. While there we also removed the main valve body and rep...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SLE 3.5L abs VIN: 1GTDS13655
We appreciate the 2 responses that we received.We could not duplicate the complaint and the codes we got did not return at any time during our road tests.Neither the local dealer nor us have an answer for the customer and the truck is on it's way back to north...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCD5561S
Replacing the PCM fixed the car. Most replies suggested oil flow/pressure problems, but Terry from CA had it right- check ohms on switch, then wire from switch to pcm, if ok, then replace pcm. I have seen low engine oil, or low oil pressure set a code 22 Vtec ... Trouble codes: 21 (vtec solenoid valve circuit).
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Stall VIN: KM8SB82B61
Fellows, six of the ten replies I recieved said crank sensor. Two of you said especially after timing belt. As it happens this vehicle did just get a new belt, and the shop that installed it did not replace the crank sensor. Unfortunately, it's owner is out o...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L compressor VIN: JNKCV54E03
car will come back for evaporator work in 2 weeks i will update then thanks for all your helpcustome didnot haveenught money forrepair to be completed
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S71
OK it took a while for the fault to return after I bleed the system again but it did return. I retested the wiring from the sensor to the control unit =ok. I then made up the proper resistance of the sensor at normal emgine temp and ran two new lines. The gaug... Trouble codes: P0118.
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L none VIN: WDBJF72VA3
sorry for the delay. found control module faulty. thanks to all for your help and god bless you guys Trouble codes: P0500.
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1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Air Control on dash board VIN: JN1HZO650C
Thanks to all that replied. On closer inspection with a good wiring diagram I discovered it had been wired incorrectly. I switched 2 wires between sensors and all is well. Who knows how long it was like that. Thanks again to all.
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1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4AB42D8T
I did not end up having to replace chains, Defective Balancer/pully. Erics advice about upper tensioner was dead on it was worn through phenolic/plastic portion chain was riding on steel backing, as for whether the head would be required to come off I did not ...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L engine oil VIN: JN8DR09Y73
Thanks for all the replies. Evidently that is a common problem with that engine. I took the advice and used the sea-foam because have had great luck with that in the past. Only time will tell. Thanks again for all the great replies. Mike.
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L wont run monitor VIN: 2G2WS54254
SORRY FOR THE LATE SUMMARY,BUT I DONT HAVE MUCH TO ADD AT THIS TIME,THE LAST THING I DID WAS FORCE EVAP TO RUN THE MONITOR BY DOING A BAY TEST WITH OTC SCANNER THERE WERE SUFFICIENT MONITORS TO RUN NYSI .CUSTOMER NEEDED VEHICLE BACK NEXT TIME HES IN ILL CHECK...
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2001 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L turn signals VIN: 4S3BH68661
Thanks for the help.I found a poor connection at the hazzard switch,I replaced the connector and everything works great.
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
Hi everyone ; This one was tricky. Sorry for the length of time i went on vacation then customer went had to wait for customer return.Car is running fine, longest it has every went with no start problem. Every reply gave me excellent data for checking. I reall...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L clutch pedal VIN: 3VWCF21CXX
I screwed up and missed the blownup clutch disc.I replaced the clutch and flywheel with dealer parts and the clutch works great.I used a borascope and inspected the travel of the slave cylinder before I pulled the trans out,(travel was ok).I still can't beleav...
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: PBWGP61J42
Thanks to everyone that took the time to respond to my help request. Your input gave me a clear understanding of the TDI system, and it's common ailments. My hunch was that the engine was randomly not getting proper boost at the 2200/2300 rpm range, and wh...
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1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Stall
well thanks to everyone that responded to my help request all the information was excellent and very helpfull and i am sorry it took so long to close it but i was making sure the car was fixed for sure i did not believe all 3 sensors from carquest were bad t...
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2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L outside temp VIN: YV1SZ59HO3
WELL THIS ONE IS DOWN THE ROAD. I HAD SOME BAD INFO ABOUT THE WAY THIS SYSTEM WORKED. USA CARS ONLY USE THE RIGHT TEMP EVEN THOUGH THE CAR HAS SENSORS ON BOTH SIDES. THE SOFTWARE DOES NOT READ THE LEFT. THE RIGHT SENSOR WAS BAD, IT WENT UP AND DOWN WITH THE HE...
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