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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L wipers VIN: 19UYA42411
the wipers work on all speeds but do not shut off. replaced intermitant wiper relay, no change.
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2005 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54845
thanks in advance for any help, car came in with check eng light on and had two codes for a/f sensor p2a00 a/f sensor circuit problem and p1172 a/f sensor out of range high. due to cost of oe sensor i put a universal sensor in it and now i am getting code p115... Trouble codes: P1157 (a/f sensor circuit high voltage)
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L rear widow VIN: WBABK8329V
Top was put down now rear window fuse(#19) blows. Does not mater weather you op. window switch or not. If anyone has seen this let me know before i start to take this car apart. Thanks for the help
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L abs module VIN: WBADN6340X
this is my first try ladies and gentlemen, any help would be appreciated. this car came in with codes 97 ( 151 ), 69 ( 105 ) and 74 ( 116 ). the abs,dsc and yellow brake lights were on. the dash displayed trans. failsafe prom ( which had been on prior to the b...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L temp guage VIN: WBABM3349Y
This vehicle came in with a customer concern of overheating. Coolant was full with no apparent leaks. Ran engine in shop until the guage was almost to the red and noticed the cooling fan didn't come on. Hooked up scan tool and commanded fan on. Fan worked prop...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L Brakes VIN: WBAEW53462
Hey guys. I'm kind of stumped on this Xi. Client came in with concerns of vibration while braking. It is with out question coming from the front. I spent time with the client riding with her and verifying the concern, and it is a steering wheel shaker. First t...
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1986 Buick Regal T-Type 3.8L master cyl VIN: 1G4GK4775G
Hello and thanks in advance for your help! We have a pristine 1986 Buick Grand National with a very spongy brake pedal. Ive seen cars at the showroom that are not as clean as this thing is. App 3 months ago we installed a rebuilt master/booster assembly due to...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L steering VIN: 2G4WB52K0X
hey guys, customer complianed of a squeeking noise that comes and goes. after looking at the car, noticed it needed outer tie rod ends and sway bar endlinks. after making repairs, hearing a bad scraping noise when making right turns. its sounds like the backi...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G1W454T9N
This car came in with an intermittant stalling and highway stumble problem.Somethings shutting the ignition and fuel injectors off momentarily. The car will always start right back up. It might run for 10 mins. or an hour. It will shut off as if you turned the...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: IGIJC1248T
Hello everybody This cavalier has had fuel pump changed,gas tank changed,wires changed,plugs changed,fuel filter changed from another shop.This car has an exceptional long cranking time before starting,maybe thirty seconds or more.Car runs good after starting ...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC524XW
Car came in to my shop with overheating problem,checked and found air in the system,when engine ran for few minutes and on acceleration I found compression going to cooling system,removed the head and found head gasket rotten in few places,had the head resurfa...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK19R9W
hey guys, this is actually on two vehicles I am pulling out my hair. a random misfire keeps appearing. truck sits until cold and startup is smooth. run it for 5 miles and get it hot. let sit for 1-2 hours and starts up with a misfire. the misfire monitor show... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305, P0307
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC19V1X
This truck is eating fuel pumps at a rate of 1 every oil change... Ive checked every wire in the circuit... we started with a aftermarket pump and it blew and warrantied thinking it was a defective unit...truck came back again and we installed a dealer pump...... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L fuel gauge,turnsignals,speedometer VIN: 1GNEL19W4Y
OK we have a 2000 Chev Astro van with 98k miles on it and the problem we are having is that the turn lights, gauges , and speedometer will randomly cut out as you drive. I have chased all the dash wiring and found no breaks or loose connections. Used a scan to...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L trunk release VIN: 1G1ZT54854
Got an interesting one here! This car has a problem where the trunk lid will open without the trunk release button being pushed. This can happen parked or while driving and it does it fairly often. I scanned for codes and found B3265-[...](Trunk release out...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 2.8L blower motor resistor VIN: 1GCCS14824
replaced res. in feb. lasted 5 months,replaced in july,lasted 1 month replaced again yesterday lasted 2 hrs. blower motor works fine on high. is the blower motor bad or what?
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GCEK19048
This is for all you GM guys out there we run all Chevrolet 4x4 pickups the 2008 we have all have Automatic Transfer Cases when going in and out of fields the do not want to come out of 4x4 some times no way to tell when there going to work or not just happens ...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52N2T
this vehicle has a engine stutter/multiple cylinder misfire.no codes.intermittent rapid check engine flash & tach jump that seems to match misfire pattern.cam & crank signal good.first shop installed reman dist. & crank sensor, no change.chrys. dealer gave up....
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C4Y4BB41T
After repair have a idling problem have a very ruff idle, Can't see anything out of the ordinary, no codes drives fine has plenty of power, has anyone sen this before after broken timing belt repair? Thanks in advance
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) Touring 3.5L Misfire, Low Compression VIN: 2C3KA53GX6
Hello, This vehicle was sent to us by the dealer for a second opinion basically it has multiple misfires on front 2 cylinders we Scanned for codes found PO300 Random misfire.Smoke tested engine for vacum leaks none found.Ran compression test found front 2 cyli... Trouble codes: 300 (Multiple Misfire)
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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L gauges VIN: 1BG4GH54L5
Thanks in advance for reading this. Customer came in with complaint gauges are whacky. The gauges will rise and fall when you slide the dimmer switch up and down. If you unplug the dimmer switch all gauges fall to zero. This is a manual gauge cluster. I am sur...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L steering wheel VIN: 1D4GP24R13
hey guys have one pulling my hair out here have a vibration at idle slightly turnig steering wheel back and forth. HAve repalced lines pump and rack found tsb for it and reploaced again everythng oem still vibrates if anyone has had same problem let me know pl...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJX35F5S
Hey guys.. Customer brought this truck to me with no start after warm up... The truck will start in the morning or after it cools off, but if you run it for awhile and shut it off will not start. Customer said that he sprayed WD40 in the intake and it will sta...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L ign switch VIN: 1FAFP55U81
thanks for your help in advance the ignition switch lower actuator lever is stuck in run position lock cylinder turns ok upper lever moves ok lower lever will not move even with a little help i have not tore into this yet but when you try to move lever that go...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L noise in hub VIN: 1FTNX21L23
hey to all, have this ford truck with a rattle type noise in the front hub area. sounded at first like a shock washer rattleing. everything is tight in frt. end. the axle was loose in the hub bearing, replaced bearing assy. now axle tight. the washers were a l...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMZU62K33
replaced fuel pressure regulator fuel pressure before 75 after 68. spec. max 65 other sensors look ok thanks for any help Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank 1), P0175 (rich bank 2)
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L no acceleration VIN: 1FTSE34P04
The vehicle was towed to my shop. The van would idle but would not accelerate,going threw the tests we replace the three items listed above. The last thing I replaced was the oil presure switch(not fun) The code for the oil pres. switch and ign. key was not un... Trouble codes: B1352, C1284
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW30P95
Truck came in no start. Started cold, but after hot soak no start. ICP reads 150 (not enough)while cranking warm , unpluging ICP goes to desired - 650 but still no start. Removed and replaced IPR valve with same results. Truck will start after hot soak if star... Trouble codes: P1379 (Fuel injector control module system voltage high), P2291 (ICP too low engine cranking)
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L no start VIN: 1FTWW33R08
Greetings, We have in an 08 F350 that has come up from the States. After replacing the IC, the truck will not crank and the theft icon is illuminated/ flashes. Ford tells me there is no PATS on this vehicle. I have downloaded/ uploaded IC data several times bu...
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1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on, no start VIN: 1GCFG15W6W
I have this 1998 GMC Van 4.3L. This van has a no start. Vehicle came in for a no start. It had a code 1351 Ignition Coil Control Circuit High Voltage". I I checked for crank, cam, sig, and icm siganl and notice it did not have any power. I wiggle the wire and ... Trouble codes: 1351 (Ignition Coil Control Circuit High Voltage.)
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2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GNDG24MTY
This vehicle had bad rough run last week and many codes. Split, waterfilled pcm was the culprit. New PCM was flashed and replaced. This week customer complains of lack of power. When vehicle shifts from 2-3 vehicle goes into limpin and remains in 3rd gear. Nex...
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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L crankshaft pulley VIN: JHMBB6142V
Once again I need to call out to my fellow techs for some assistance. This Honda has been plaguing us ever since we did the timing belt, seals and waterpump. As you can see by the vehicle history the crank pulley has now fallen off twice and the crank seal has...
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGT4875U1
hi all, i just did a tune up and cleaned out the egr passages on this passport.it has the 3.2l izusu engine dohc.cleared codes and test drove. now the check engine light flashes on accel and it does not store any codes.i tried to do a hard reset by disconnecti...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Timing Plug VIN: KMHWF25S81
ASAP Please! Doing a timing belt/balance shaft belt job and having trouble getting the plug at front balance shaft/oil pump to come loose. This plug is suppose to come out to line up the shaft properly. There is a mark on the gear to line up to the front cover...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHWF35HX4
after fueling, the vehicle will start and stall several times. or it will start and drive for a short distance and then stall. it starts back up after a few tries and then it is fine until the customer fuels up again. this is a weird one and just wondering if ...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L ECM Fuse VIN: 4S2CK58V6T
I purchased this vehicle from the customer because he did not want to put time into finding short. The ECM fuse on this one keeps blowing. At first it had to get up to operating temperture know it will blow as soon as you star cranking the engine. I have remov...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N54
Jeep came in with check engine light. Lifted on hoist and fuel was dripping out of the pump. Talked with customer and found out she was over filling fuel tank. We replaced the pump and road tested it. No light on. Customer calls back in a week and says light i... Trouble codes: P1494 (Leak detection pump electrial or mechanical problem.)
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L Electronic VIN: KNAFB1218X
Hey Guys, hope this one rings a bell with someone who is Kia experienced. Our customer has an illuminated check engine lamp and the dtc's P0734 and P0735 are stored in memory along with a P1624. The 734 and 733 codes are for incorrect gear ratio but the 1624 i...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236Y
Cust. drove in truck and stated that it took a long time to start,and would stall at after it was in gear,when given gas. I have check the fuel pressure at idle it is 45psi, no regulator 62psi. Idle air control valve has a buzzing sound,but good voltage. I hav... Trouble codes: P1693 (MIL -circuit malfunction), P1115 (AT-ECT sensor signal), P0343 (Camshaft position sensor A bank1 -high input)
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2004 Kia PREGIO 2.7L Cooling system VIN: KNCTB24124
Van has the J2 engine from Kia and has been getting hot due to coolant expanding out of radiator into overflow tank until full and then onto the ground. Recovery system has been vacuum tested & working well with new genuine radiator cap fitted. Cooling system ...
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2006 Kia Picanto 1.1L Vehicles doesnīt take off VIN: KNABA24336
Hi group: I have this Picanto with FRA transmission. The vehicle didnīt take off when you release the brake pedal, if you accelerate a little aprox 1100 rpm the take off was strong. I thought forward clutch problem. I dissasembled the transmission and I found ...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1249Y
Hello Friends, I have no factory scan tool for this Land Rover so I am using Generic data on a Modis. I try to use custom data list to speed up the refresh rate, sometimes checking only two pids at a time. I am frustrated that I am getting P1171 and P1174 y... Trouble codes: P1171 (MFG Specific Lean bank 1), P1174 (MFG Specific Lean bank 2), P1170 (Lambda sensor aging tv bank 1 Drive cycle CSignal out of range - above or below maximum.), P0440 (Evap system problem), P0446 (Evap. emissions vent control circuit), P1590 (Rough road signal implausible Drive cycle ASignal implausible.)
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1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UZ3062P
This car came in with a miss, mainly in OD. No ck eng light. No comm with scanner. Ck eng bulb burnt and replaced, light is now on, still no comm. Code 52 (knock sensor). Found 2.5V at left sensor, comming from ECU, bad ECU. Replaced with AM reman. Have comm a... Trouble codes: 71 (egr), 38 (trans code)
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1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNBM82F3J
this d--- car is giving me a head ache we keep getting it towed back in for the same reason no start each time the tfi harness connector is melted on the second terminal from the bottom pip circuit ihave replaced this connector 3 times now with a module every ...
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1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1LNLM81W6R
this is a good customer of mine. she has had this car for several years now and has never had any problems. the blower motor fan is only blowing on hi and ive checked all the fuses and relays. i cant find the resistor does anyone know where it is or if this is...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA22271
Hi, first time poster. 3 days in this car, got to be missing something. Car starts and drives fine up to 160 temp. then stumbles and will stall. restarts fine and nurse back to shop. car will acell up full rpm with a little feathering of throttle. but just bli...
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2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L compressor VIN: 1YVFP80C14
hello hope there is a mazda guy out there that can help i have this mazda here and the problem is pretty simple the compressor is not cycling off and the evap core is frezeeing up and loosing air flow out vents my problem is that alldata has no operation descr...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Security System/ Door Locks VIN: WBNG70J01A
This car has A strange problum, When you lock the doors with the key fob and after you get the headlamp flash conferming that the doors are locked, The fog lamps will start flashing and not stop unless he key fob lock button is pressed a second time. I checked...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, goes into limp-home VIN: WMWRE334X3
hey mini techs i have a cooper s that came in for check engine light, eml light, and traction control light. vehicle also has a lose of power and is in limp-home mode. performed test with autologic found fault code p1688 electronic throttle control monitor lev... Trouble codes: P1688
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Heat and A/C system VIN: 4A3AC44G81
I've got a puzzler on my hands and thought I'd share. This Mitsu came in with a complaint of having cold air on the driver's side of the vehicle and warm air on the passenger's side when on AC. When on heat it is the opposite, cooler air on driver's side and e...
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2002 Mitsubishi Diamante VR-X 3.5L battery VIN: 6MMAP87PX2
vehicle came in dead battery. recharged battery, tested good. vehicle charging 14v. pulled all fuses in and out of vehicle. found one that lowered draw to 20ma. number 11 fuse underhood. it is paired with number 10 fuse in a yellow holder. schematic shows numb...
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1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1CZ04S0D
Engine hesitates on acceleration before the turbo kicks in, once boost comes on, runs great. Does it cold or hot. Acts like it is lean, see prior repairs listed: injectors, tune-up stuff, MAF sensor etc.. Tried skewing rich with an added resistor on CTS circui...
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1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L axle VIN: JNLCA2L05V
Trying to replace right side axle,having problems getting the axle out of that center support that splits apart.Are there any tricks to split that housing apart to get that axle out?
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2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BB51D31
yes another evap code ..what does undocumented manufacturers evap code po1440 actually mean ? spoke with nissan they suggested the solonoid valve on the canister at the rear of the car , have replaced it and still the mil light comes on . filler neck is not ru... Trouble codes: P1440
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L no compression VIN: 1GCDLHPOEG
car came in from diff. shop cyl # 5 75 p.s.i comp. cyl #6 no compression, all the rest 165 p.s.i customer said last mechanic told him yhe heads were resurfaced to much and valves were always hanging open because the valve lenght was wrong. i send the heads to ...
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1996 Saturn SC2 1.9L Tran's ? VIN: 1G8ZG1272T
This car runs and drives fine except when you are under a real light cruise or decelerating then there is a rather distinct knocking sound coming from up front. I can't reproduce the noise on the lift and I would have sworn it was an inner cv joint about to fa...
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1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN61D3F
I used to think I had a pretty good handle on emissions diag. Wrong. This 4runner has a ranging O2 and by the O2 readings should have great tail pipe emissions. The engine has a header and the O2 is in the 3-4 runners. I tried a different O2 just incase the on...
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1989 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT5ST62K4K
Car came in with Mil on, code 25 stored, Sys. Lean. Simple Right? I had my Tech check for vac. leaks,ripped intake boot, the useual stuff. Found nothing out of the ordinary. We pulled a few plugs, found them to be old, sold a tune-up with a new fuel filter (fa... Trouble codes: 25 (system lean)
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JT2SK12E5S
Can anyone help? I've exhausted my resources. This is my own car. I have owned it for two years and it has had this problem since I bought it. I am starting to get sick of it! When you accelerate from a stop (or from very low speeds), the engine falls flat on ...
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1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Condensor Fan VIN: WVWEE83A3V
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. the customer is in with this Passat for the AC cutting out. We put the machine on it and verified the correct charge. We found that the high pressures keep climbing to 300 and over and the fan will not come o...
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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA8268N
hi all , well this thing got the best of me. i never could pinpoint the problem, but got a few helpful hints. most said to check sensors,which i did,but could not pinpoint the problem.i guess next would be the known good pcm,but the cust declined that and elec...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L cat converter rattle VIN: 1G4HP54KXY
All were correct, warranty starts when vehicle is sold. However getting dealer to honor warranty is a different story. Send customer ( my 65 year old mother) back to the dealer for repairs,Guess what, dealer claims car had engine miss and mil was on. Dealer sa...
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2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L mil lamp never on VIN: 1G6KS12YGE
thank you all for replying too my help request.pulling the upper dash to get the instrument cluster out seems to be the answer.unfortunately the car never came back for me too finish diag.Definetly not the first place to go when checking mil light never on Trouble codes: P0410.
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W5T
so basicly after a lot of DI and dealing with the costomer budjet i decided to replace the injector assy with an updated system from gm and truck runs great!!! injectors must have had some kind of junk inthem just giving enough fuel for a nice idle but would ... Trouble codes: P0151, P0133.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHG39R9Y
This one is fixed and down the road. After reading the replies and searching the archives,I decided to add propane to the #1 bank and watch for a change in fuel trims and mis-fires.I accomplished this through the PCV grommet,which is in close proximity to #7...
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2002 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L right cv axle VIN: 2CNBJ634X2
Thanks for the information, the vehicle was being properly towed and frame was straight. Not positive if fixed yet until the customer tows a few times, but I believe that the hubs were engaging causing this problem. No manual hubs available for newer Trackers ...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 3.5L Blower Motor VIN: 1G1Z854U54
The fix was replacement of the HVAC Control Module . Most people replied that the common fix was the blower motor module . How it works is that the blower motor module supplies 5 volts to the HVAC module on the "blower motor request signal" wire and the hvac m...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L Airbag VIN: 2G1WS55R77
Ok i had to send this one to the dealer for the fix due to the fact that there was a prelim TSB on this problem and GM tech line had to be contacted to get the rest of the needed info. Thanks to scott from Ohio for the info on this PIC#4924 that refrenced to i...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Anti Theft VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
after testing the trunk lock we took apart the drivers door and found the wires chaffed i feel stupid about this thanks for the replies always check your basics i do not know what else to post about this fix to help anyone else but these chyslers are a pain in...
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2000 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L gauges VIN: 1C4GH53R2Y
Hi guys A big THANKS to all of your replies which pointed me in the right direction. The fault was in the HVAC unit plug.The end terminal had a bad connection which when we stripped it was in fact the earth for the control unit. We soldered a wire inside and ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44381
First I thank all who replied. Louis from Fla. suggested to find PCM/BCM ground or add one. Lamont from Ga. Ck. ground @ PCM. Ken from Rhode Island - try an external fused ground wire. John from Utah - Ck. All data for ground location. Jeff from Ontario - try ... Trouble codes: P0128, P0118, P1193 (IAT voltage high).
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2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L wiring VIN: 4B3AG52HX2
Thanks to all that replied, got two responses that had correct diagrams. Car is fixed and back on road again. Chrysler had no diagram, it was found on mitchell . Many , Many thanks !!!
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25R02
Fuel pump not problem,still working on van.I will give updates later.Thanks for now. Trouble codes: P0107 (map voltage low).
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L transmission VIN: 3D7MU48C03
thanks to all that replied, it turned out to be a bad pcm the one my customer supplied from dodge was no good the truck runs fine now. thanks again.
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3D7KA26C44
First of all, a special "THANKS!!" to Warren for taking the time to actually read the entire problem before replying with a totally irrelevant "solution". Warren nailed the problem immediately by recommending replacing the torque converter. The problem turned...
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1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP54Y3P
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. I took the MAF sensor off and found bugs all over on the screen...including a huge butterfly..poor thing. The air cleaner was not attached tightly. I cleaned the sensor and resecured the air cleaner...the vehicle has ...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP1134W
Thanks for the help I double checked the timing ant the advance on the exhaust was stuck so it was actually out of time. I freed up the advance and reset the timing. The vehicle is fixed. Thanks again for all thr help. Mike Trouble codes: P0340.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L fuel guage VIN: 2FMZA5145W
the wiring checked ok replace guage and slush module with no change. customer needed vehicle and has not returned. thanks for all the replies, when customer returns i will report findings.
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L fuel guge erratic VIN: 1FAFP552X3
thank's for all the help,most replies were right on target,replaced flex fuel module behind radio and car is fixed! thanks great groupe of guys. ken.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
Based on the B1342 and finding no other problems we had the PCM replaced, at the dealer since the PCM was still covered under warranty. All issues were resolved. Before the PCM went out completely it must have been triggering spark or fuel at wrong time or p... Trouble codes: B1342 (b1601-), B1601.
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L air bag light code VIN: 1FTNE24L86
thank you to all that responded. after going through a ton of testing it came down to finding that one of the pins inside the connector was ever so slightly bent. not enough to really tell visually. we were performing the resistor test and one of the pins mo...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Wiper VIN: 1HGEJ6264T
Well after pulling my hair for hours I decided to order a new motor and try it. Received the motor this morning and attached it to the vehicle and it all started working properly. A defective aftermarket motor was the problem. Thank you all who responded for y...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SC83D71
Thanks everybody, replaced purge valve and no more problems, old valve was stuck open and causing it to be over rich on start up after getting gas,
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Stall, fuse 11 blows VIN: 1J4FJ68S2V
Time running out. Sent cars out with 6 separate fuses for different circuits. Waiting for failure now 1 week. Maybe moving wiring fixed problem. Conclusion is did not have full info on complete circuit to start with.
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 107.044120
thanks for all the help. you guys are awesome. THE FIX WAS A COMBINATION OF THE ADJUSTMENT SCREW ON THE INTAKE PLATE AND REPLACING THE PRESSURE REGULATOR BOX ON THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE. AGAIN THANK!!! JERRY
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2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L expansion valve VIN: GMMAP67P21
thanks for the help. it was in fact the exp. valve. and away it went operational. the lo side went into vaccuam due to blockage w/in the valve as i could not blow through it. and the new one was easy. the case came out nice and rendered good psi's.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E94
well its seems we may have solved trouble , on further in spection found 3 holes post cat before rear o2 . I don't know why this would have affected reading in front of cat. but mil hasn't reset since i spot welded them up i beleive there must have been a shi... Trouble codes: 1273 (b1s1 lean).
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52L1R
I have not had a chance to do anymore testing on the vehicle but thanks to everybody that responded to help me out with my neighbors car,but I will post an update when I do finish her car. Trouble codes: P1406 (EGR pintle position circuit).
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Headlights VIN: YS3DF75KX2
Well that was awesome, nice to have an overwhelming response to something simple. It's the intermittent's that'll kill you... we replaced the filament monitor and all is well. It's orange, and mounted in the underhood relay box, looks just like a relay. A nu...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on, CEL flashing quickly
Thanks to all that replied and also to the guys in the chat area. Everyone hit it on the head. The diagnostic connector (green) was plugged together (I did not realize this connector was used on this era of Subarus). When the customer came to pick up the vehi... 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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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT3VN39W3R
WE FOUND VACUUM LEAKS AT THE INJECTORS WHERE SOME ONE PREVIOUS HAD NOT REMOVED ALL THE OLD O-RINGS BEFORE INSTALLING NEW ONES, ALSO REPLACED THE EGR VALVE FOR IDLE PROBLEM. I THINK THE EGR SYSTEM WAS WORKING RIGHT BUT WITH THE VACUUM LEAKS IT REALLY INHANCED T...
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2002 Toyota Tundra 4.7L Stall VIN: 5TBRT34X2S
Thank you to all who responded. Nearly all identified the problem correctly as a dirty throttle body. I first tried to clear the adaptive memory from the computer by unhooking the battery, but this didn't change anything. Cleaning the throttle plate (which ... Trouble codes: P0100, P0110.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cam timing wrong VIN: WVWPD23B12
Thank's Guys for the help. Installed new camshaft position sensor at front of cyl head and cleared codes. Car has been working properly so far. Ran camshaft position soliniod with power and ground myself while engine idling and dtc's for improper position came... Trouble codes: P0343.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WVWAE63B35
Thanks for the replies I did figure this one out but I guess I just did not want to believe that the front end would actually have to be partially removed to replace a water pump on a somewhat common car.What a great idea "NOT" I do work on quiet a few Euro ca...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS553XW
I HAVE SNAP-ON MODIS. HAD NO VOLVO INFORMATION. WENT INTO GENERIC MODE COULD NOT ABLE TO READ THE DATA ON THE REAR O2 SENSOR. SO WENT TO FRIEND TO RESET THE ADAPTION AND W/ HIS SCANNER. IT WAS READING FINE. THANK YOU FOR ALL THE ADVISE. Trouble codes: P0133 (bank1 sensor1 slow respond).
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2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Draining and adding fluid VIN: YV4CZ98277
Thanks again to Bruce from NC who always has great info on Volvo requests. Just paraphrasing his reply, you remove the center torx head bolt on the bottom of the trans that serves as the dipstick. If just a little fluid dribbles out, you are full. To add, you ...
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