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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Engine VIN: WBAGF632XS
We have a customer's 95 BMW 740i that was totaled in an accident. We also have a customer's 98 BMW 740iL that needs an engine, and want to know if we can use the engine from the 95. I was told the engines are different between the two and that they are not int...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Right rear caliper VIN: WBAHM3331X
I'm reasonably sure what the nature of this vehicle's problem is, I'm hoping you can confirm this or put me on track. The right rear brakes are dragging on this vehicle intermittently. The vehicle has been well maintained including periodic brake fluid flushes...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Oil tailpipe VIN: WBAGH8335X
Hello, Thanks in advance. Car came in with smoke out exhaust on start up and using oil. Replaced rear cover on intake only after smoke checking and finding no leaks. Seemed to clear up after driving, Customer drives from Charlotte,nc to Atlanta,GA twice a week...
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1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KY5295R
only when engine cold temp below 100f instrument display will read engine overheating or engine coolant hot with engine running.coolant temp on display reads under 100f.engine starts to run rough then stalls, restarts right way.after engine is warm no problems... Trouble codes: P0073
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G1WL52M2V
I have a customer bringing in this 97 chev truck next week, I want to see if I can get a few ideas about what may be causing this problem. The engine cuts out when turning left only, and if you try to accelerate it will die. I am thinking something in the comp...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture Warner Bros. 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1GNDX13E4Y
Thanks in advance for all your assistance. Vehical came in with surge at 50mhp and check engine light on. found crank sensor code po336, egr flow po403, and egr sensor a po405. found crank sensor signal irratic, replaced. found egr connector destroyed, repaire...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Mechanical
The customer compaint on this vehicle is that the brake pedal will go all the way to the floor. With the engine off, the pedal is rock hard and high. Engine running, it will go all the way to the floor and it is very soft. I have checked the brake hoses, and ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L charge indicator VIN: 1GCJK34U53
Hey Gents. Thanks in advance. Cust states intermittent illumination of batt light and displays alternator not charging. No indication of low voltage displayed on the IPC. I am unable to determine what a good value of the L and F terminals are supposed to be. I...
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1985 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1C3BC55E5F
cylinder #4 has no power at idle and system runs rich. changed injectors 3 to 4 with no change. opened valve cover to check condition inside, all looks good. Distributor hall effect and shutters all look good. vacuum readings on modis and o2 readings are not b...
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2003 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C3HE76K23
Vehicle came in with a leaking radiator (he nursed it here but was running very hot). We replaced the radiator & thermostat, took a while to bleed the air out of the system but when it left the temp gauge was right at 1/2 - perfect. He called back a few days l...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L compressor VIN: 1B7KF26D2V
this vehicle came in with a complaint of ac not working. upon testing we found it to work great upon initial start up. the pressures were low side 40 and high 150 and it was cooling great. after it ran for a little bit the compressor starts to cycle. the high ...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L radiator fan VIN: 2B4GP44R6X
this one should be obvious but its being a pain. the fans work great and draw approx 11 amps(too much???) everything works fine until the fan relay goes bad , the last one lasted only 1 week!!! i believe the relay is heat sinked properly on the fender and i re...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDYPD64465
Hi i have this sprinter with 2 fuel pressure limit exceeded codes. When you drive the vehicle the fuel pressure is around 45-4600 at idle which appears to be normal. Once you get going down the road the fuel pressure varies from 4500-over 15000 depending on th... Trouble codes: P2047 (fuel rail pressure malfunction maximum fuel pressure exceeded), P2051 (fuel rail pressure malfunction maximum fuel pressure exceeded)
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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMDU34X1N
customer would like to keep truck and would rather not need a new engine
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25G9V
customer brought truck to me from a diffrent shop,truck will crank but no start,they replaced every thing ,it seems like.ok i checked all my grounds,all my b+.traced all wires from distributor to moudle to computer all grounds and b+ show good.every thing seem...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L inst. cluster VIN: 1FTNW21F12
this problem was happening before we worked on this truck. we replaced the batteries failed load test. going down the road the inst. cluster goes dead, gauges fall to zero tach stops working alt. light comes on. then it will start back working. please help.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14594
the truck came in with a v.c.t. code and the #6 missfire code. we replaced the v.c.t.on the driver side head and the #6 plug and coil,went on a road test and we get the p0306 back and now a lean code p0174, we put an injecter in #6 and still get the p0306 and ... Trouble codes: P0306, P0174
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
my friend has been having alot of trouble with this ford 6.0 power stroke for not starting for no reason at all it wont start dealer keeps telling him its a high pressure oil leak been in shop 4 or 5 times to fix what they say is a high pressure oil leak he co...
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2000 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DDHG31F2Y
Got the monster with a P0237 - Turbo charger boost sensor 1 Ckt low. Boost pressure shows one psi both at Idle and on accellaration. Replace boost sensor, no change. any help woluld be greatly appreciated. thanks Mirza Trouble codes: P0237
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEC16T53
tps1 signal .81 volts tps2 .71 volts ref voltage problem on tps2 4.28v tps1 refv 4.91 checked power and grounds all good if i unplug actuator ref voltage 5.01 on both ref if i swap ref voltage wires 1 and 2 pins or cut wires and swap both are 4.83 is problem i... Trouble codes: P2135
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: IHGCG565OW
when cranking engine with spark tester you get one spark then nothing,looking at the code, we tried at alldata recommendation ecm reset which was pulling out clock fuse for 10 seconds.then it says to try a good known computer which if we do that and thats wher... Trouble codes: 1359 (tdc sensor disconnectedconnections or ecm)
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2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78846
Customer came in with light on and said car was running bad. Found code P1009 Variable valve timing control code. Mitchell does not give a test procedure for this code. can anyone help with this code. Trouble codes: P1009 (Variable Valve Timing Control)
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2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L lft. frt park and turn lamp VIN: SAJEA03V73
Hello, this would seem to be a simple thing but I wanted to replace the bulb socket for the lft. frt. park/turn signal lamp because it is melted and turning on the bulb failure message and causing the lft. turn signal to flash fast. So what's the problem right...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L shifting VIN: KNDJA7236T
i have this kia in to check a stumble. pulled the code p1121 which kia says is throttle position signal from ecm to tcm malf. tested acourding to the diag chart and it says to check for voltage at c329 of tcm and if voltage changes on pin1 with accelerator ped...
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2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12121
vehicle came in with p0101 maf sig. code.tested maf and tps, both are in spec. chacked for air leaks, none found. checked air filter, pcv, checked for loose oil cap/dipstick, found all ok. check harness from tps sensor to ECM and MAf to ECM, all ok. did voltag... Trouble codes: P0101
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY12441
hey there techs, i have this vehicle with an intermittent misfire at start-up on cyl 3 after you rev it a few times it goes away. vehicle came to us after another shop had chaned the plugs, wires, both coils, even the #3 injector, and intake plenum gasket. i d... Trouble codes: P0303
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L steering assist VIN: JT8GK13T7S
Hey guys,maybe someone has seen this one before?I have a 95 Lexus here .The car came in with no power steering,the pump rack,and hoses were all leaking .I replaced the pump rack,and hoses with A1 cardone parts.I went to test drive the car only to find that whe...
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L blower motor VIN: JT8UF22E0S
car came in for the blower not working it worked but only low speed. we checked the blower motor has good power but the ground was bad the ground is controled by the ac control assembly. replaced the control assembly with a used one. (new is 825.00 our cost ex...
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1999 Mazda Millenia 2.3L steering column VIN: JM1TA2224Y
Has anyone ever manually returned a Mazda power tilt column to the driving position? This car came in with the column stuck in the up position. Found the TSB on motor and position sensor problems- electrically it is all OK. Motor runs with no load. Wiped the g...
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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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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N64
Customer limped in. MIL light on and flashing. codes for random and cyl #[...]. Removed plugs, fouled badly.Found #1 & 2 coils bad.Replaced coils. Followed de choking procedure, added oil to intake at vac ports. Front rotor will not build more than 30 psi. ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL .0L frt calipers VIN: 107.044120
hello outhere. i am looking for some input and possible resources on locating front disc brake calipers left and right side for this 1972 350sl benz with (ate) frt calipers i have been on the net and have exhausted all my regular contacts here. the parts house...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBFA63E7R
this car is real hesitant and tries to die after you snap the throttle.we tested vac and found at most was only getting 10" after removing exhaust we we able to get almost 15" but still problems. we have retrieved two trouble codes: 48 closed throttle position...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBGA43G1X
Complaint of "engine is rough at idle". The idle is rough but once you accelerate off idle it's fine. Using DAS I checked for fault codes, none stored. Looked at self adaptation numbers and although I don't have them, they were even bank to bank. Then I looked...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L convertible top VIN: WDBLK70G73
This clk 430 came in with top inop. Found that once key was cycled top would operate about half way and then quit. Pulled codes in top module using mercedes SDS(star diagnostic system) scan tool and found B1650. This code is divided into about 12 subcatagories...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Starting VIN: 1MEFM55S81
Intermitant no crank,no codes,theft light not flashing. Voltage check at range sensor and relay seam to have key on and crank voltage. I think the pink wire from the PCM is not grounding the relay when it won't crank. Doesn't seem to be a PATS fault. If you le...
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1996 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Generator VIN: JA4MR41H2T
Has B+ or close to it on both voltage regulator wires, no abnormal voltage drop on either side of the battery and always charges normally when it leaves the shop 13-14.5v. wait 2-6 weeks and it comes back in on the hook with a dead alternator and 8v on the bat...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Engine Performance VIN: 4A3AK44Y3V
I have a problem with this vehicle when warm. I can be driving this vehicle at a constant speed and when i give it some throttle it hesitates randomly. When at a stop and I give it throttle, it stalls. Sometimes it doesn't start right away, if it does it wont ...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AM54N4M
hello fellow techs, this car was towed in, car started when brought in, check engine light blinks on with the temp light and runs bad when lights are on, lights go out engine runs bad, also rad. fan will go on and off when key is on position, no codes thanks..
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1997 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Driveability VIN: 1G3HN52KXV
Vehicle was towed in with a stalling\no power complaint. We tested the fuel pump and replaced it. Vehilce ran good after. Vehicle came back with same complaint and customer stated that when happening, the power windows don't work. We tested battery, starter, a...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1G3GS64C41
The customer complaint is intermittent stalling-bucking. When we first got the vehicle it drove very poorly, bucking stalling all sorts of other intermittent problems the customer didn't notice, and 15 stored codes. We found the main battery connection at the... Trouble codes: P0386, B (Crankshaft Position Sensor B performance)
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L daytime running lights VIN: 1G2NW52E5Y
so far I have replaced every related componet with a known good one including the BCM I can use a tech 2 and comand the day time running lights on and they work fine, also i can ground the drl control wire at the BCM and they work but when I turn the key to ru...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6658Y
Hello all techs, i am out of ideas on this one vehicle described above. the cs that a ce light comes on at times and the vehicle tends to jerk or hesitate while cruising at speeds around 55mph. i drove the vehicle several times and never experienced the prob. ... Trouble codes: P0122 (throttle position circuit)
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Car came in for failed inspection no comm. I have no comm to any of the modules. data link power and grounds ok wire from data link connector to pcm is ok have tried unplugging other modules still nothing.Tried a new pcm no good. Car runs fine cruise light fla...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L engine VIN: 5BBT44181S
I have a 4.7 v8 toyota truck that has a ticking noise only under acceleration,sounds just like an exhaust tick from the drivers side.I removed the exhaust shiels and looked over entire syatem but nothing looks cracked or discolored.The strange thing is you can...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L speed sensor/ torque converter bridge VIN: 3VWBB61C8W
Hello Iatn members and thanks in advance for having the time to help me out. Costumer bought this car at the auction and brought it to us 3 days later with a complaint that transmission was not shifting right. We test drove the car and it was in limp mode. Wou...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B62
after driving the vehicle 20 miles the light return with same codes. took it back to dealer now they say the vacuum valve for the pcv system on back of intake needs to be replaced because it is sucking air. if there is any info i could get from you guys out th... Trouble codes: P0141, P0174
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Sport 1.8L abs module VIN: 3VWED21C12
hello vw techs vehicle came in with abs light on & 2 codes. 18057 can bus powertrain missing message from abs ecu & 18014 rough road spec engine torque abs ecu. we have seen these go bad check power & grounds. ordered new unit from vw. installed unit bleed bra...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M43
have two vehicles, both vw jetta's with 2.0 gas engines. both came in with mil displayed, p2181, ect sensor failure. replaced ect sensor, cleared mil. at same time on both vehicles we replaced timing belt/water pump/thermostat. both cars came back 10 days late... Trouble codes: P2181 (cooling system malfunction)
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2007 Volkswagen Caddy 1.6L fill point VIN: WV1ZZZ2KZ7
Hello to all VW tech's, need help please, have been unable to locate the fill point/procdure in replaceing the fluid in this vehicle with the DSG style transmission - TRANS CODE HXY. All local transmission repairers and VW suppliers have been unsucsseful with ...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1TS94041
Transmission service light comes on .Retrieved codes: AT - 331 Lock up solenoid SL P0756 - (TMC 000C) - Shift solenoid B circuit, performance or stuck off P1618 diagnostic trouble code in another control module. Tried to reset computer but lock up solenoid SL...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L starter VIN: YV1SZ59H64
Vehicle towed in two weeks ago with crank no-start. During testing of solenoid lead at starter, vehicle cranked and started. A starter was hastily sold. Towed in last night with intermittant (1x) crank no-start. Cranked and started well for us on numerous att...
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1990 Acura Legend L 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4KA466XL
The customer did not bring the car back in so i am closing the post. Thanks to everyone who tried to help me. I did not have the chance to ck the MAP voltage at the pcm. The last time the car was in, we were too buzy to work on it so the manager told the ...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC63E12
Richard from NY says there's a good tutorial in Alldata about the Amplitude Ratio..esp concerning O2 & false air. I've looked in my friend's AD but havn't found it yet. We actually had the same thing happen on a 30 valve Passat. Replace the cat & the n...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJC68E93
THANKS TO ALL TECHS WHO REPPLIED.I AM SORRY I TRIED EVERYTHING ON THIS VEHICLE BUT STILL NO LUCK. I SEND IT OUT TO DEALER FOR A SECOND OPINION. I WILL POST THE FIX ONCE THE VEHICLE IS FIXED. Trouble codes: P1479 (brake boost vacoum system mechanical failure), P0234 (turbo sporadic overboost condition).
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WBADM6347Y
I found the two wire going directly to the motor, powered them up and the blower motor ran. Installed final stage & car is fixed.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on
Well, this is the first time I have used this forum and I thank all of you that responded. As it turned out we had no pcm grounds at pcm clear connector pins 17 and 60. We found a ground wire at cylinder head disconnected. After 38 years experiance wrenching i...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GTEC19RXW
thank's very much!! to every body who reply ,the problem was the security system . we have good spark,good fuel pressure but the injectors does'n work.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L security VIN: 1GCHG39ROY
Thanks for the replies and help. Turns out to be a poor connection at the ECM-1 fuse. The female teminal was opened a bit and make an intermitten loss of power. Bent the terminal in the fuse box back so it mates well and no symptoms yet. Thanks again.
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 2.8L blower motor resistor VIN: 1GCCS14824
i want to thank everyone who replied, i had a feeling the blower motor was bad but wanted to see if anyone else had seen this before. we replaced motor and resistor and ran on all speeds for a couple of hours on and off and no problem now. again thanks to all ...
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L power assist VIN: 2C3HC5663X
Thanks to all for your help. Suggestions ranged from pump to rack to hoses. One of you hit the nail on the head. I took the reservoir off the car and the screen in the bottom was completely plugged!! I've heard of this on Caravans, but never on a car. I'...
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1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L rack VIN: 2C3HC56G2X
a new rack fixed it.according to mitchel if you check the pressure like i did thru the p/s pressure switch 50 to 80 lbs is acceptable at idle.the screen was clogged in the resovior so i did that first but to no avail. the thing that thru me was how hard it was...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23X4V
Well thanks to every one who replied. Lots of great information. Even 1 who said stop thinking like a Honda tech and start replaceing things. Sadly that is not how I work. Cleaned throttle body and idle control valve. Re checked all tune up parts and any wires...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Four Wheel Drive VIN: 1B4HS48Z22
This vehicle is finally fixed. The problem with this vehicle was kind of three fold. The first problem was the central timing module. when we replaced that the wipers, headlights, and door locks all started to work. So that was the first problem. The second ...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R72
thanks 2 everybody all the tips that u guys gave me ,the problem was cam sensor sproket.was separet from each other,the sproket is 2 peaces atash with 2 ribets,the ribets on mine where mising so i put a new sproket and done deal.any question call me felix 407 ... Trouble codes: P0340 (p0344-), P0344 (p0016-), P0016.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L no throttle VIN: 1D7HU18D53
I HAD 7 REPLIES THIS VEHICLE HAD NO EGR VALVE. AFTER REPLACING APP SENSOR AND THROTTLE BODY TRIED RELEARN MANY TIMES AND FAILED EACH TIME. ENDED UP TOWING TO DEALER FOR PCM REFLASH AND RELEARN.ALLIS WELL NOW Trouble codes: P2115, P2116, P2166, P2167.
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L rattle noise front end VIN: 2D4GV58255
As usual, thanks to all who replied. Special thanks to Thomas of New York who supplied the most details. I am convinced that he is right about the "tension" rods or radius rods. We had already checked the sway bar bushings (even clamped them and retested, as ...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fuse 16 VIN: 2FMZA5144X
I don't know to call it a fix or a temp. fix. We checked harnesses for rubs, chaffs etc and found none. Wiggled,disconnected and reconnected alot of switches etc. Fuse quit blowing and sat here for a week with no problem. Owner picked it up knowing it may repe...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU77E32
Well, thanks to everyone who responded. I have to admit that this was way to easy. After I pulled the 02 sensors, I didn't drive the vehicle. I just ran it in the bay. The engine rev limiter cut the accel at 3000 rpm, so it felt like the problem was still ther...
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2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L monitor will not run VIN: 1FTRW07342
OK...THANKS TO ALL THAT SO QUICKLY RESPONDED TO MY PROBLEM!! THE TRUCK IS FIXED, BUT THE PROBLEM WAS NOT THE VEHICLE!! THE PROBLEM WAS THE LACK OF CUSTOMER INFO AND THE LACK OF ME ASKING QUESTIONS SOONER!! (HINT TO ALL TECHS) BEFORE THE CUSTOMER BROUGHT THIS T... Trouble codes: P1000 (system incomplete).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Thanks to those that took the effort to respond. I replaced the throttlebody today and all is well. Dealer had to order it so I guess its not a very common problem. Trouble codes: P2100, P2104, P2110, P2112, P2111.
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Daytime running lights VIN: 1FMDAXXXX5
Thank you Stuart and Greg for the help. Much confusion from the Ford dealers I talked to about activating the DRL feature. One said a new GEM module and re-programming but the "As built" data would have to be modified through Ford's tech line. Still another sa...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L no start VIN: 1FTWW33R08
Thanks for the responses. Stephen was dead on. All Canadian clusters come with PATS. I took a look at the column to see if the truck was equipped with the halo receiver but it was not. My thinking was I could just program a coulpe of keys into the system. With...
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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ1224R
After all the testing and checking of the fuel injector drivers. I finally went back to the beginning and found that the TW sensor ( water temp sensor in the cylinder head under the distributor) had extremely high resistance something around 2000 ohms. After...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Dash Lights VIN: 1HGCE6660S
Thank you! Of the seven replies, most stated (and were correct) that there are two bulbs in the top of the cluster. If you get your head down and look upwards at the cluster you can see where the bulbs are at the top. You only need to remove the bezel to acces...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHWF35HX4
thanks for all who replied. i checked the purge solenoid and it was stuck open. a little tap on it and it went back to being closed. i added some more gas and it started fine. i am sure this is the problem. we have a new purge solenoid on order. thanks for all...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SAJEA51C62
I could make the car run much better by unplugging the variable cam timing solenoid. This led me to suspect the variable cam timing gear,which is on the back cam, as I have seen them cause simular driveability problems (although, most often on engines with dir... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple misfire detected), P0301 (cyl. 1 misfire detected), P0303 (cyl. 3), P0305 (cyl. 5), P1313 (manufacture controlled ign. system or misfire).
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 4-3shift VIN: 1J4GW48S93
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG BUT i WANTED TO CONFIRM THE REPAIR. i REPLACED THE OUTPUT SENSOR WITH NO LUCK AND THEN THE TPS. IT HAS BEEN 3 WEEKS AND THE CUSTOMER HAS NOT CNTACTED ME SO I WOULD LIKE TO THINK THE TPS FIXED IT.
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13182
Customer took the vehicle and keeps saying they are going to bring it back. So far they haven't come back so it's hard to add any info as to what fixed vehicle. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
Hi, Thank you for everyone who responded. All the emails I recieved indicated a possible low reference voltage (possibly from another sensor pulling the signal down). The reference voltage however was fine the problem ended up being a defective fuel pump. Wh... Trouble codes: P0190.
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L immobiliser VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
I was not able to verify the codeword. So I had to return the car to the owner. They probably are going to junk it as there might be additional problem with engine. Thanks everybody who took the time to respond. Andy.
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Warm restart VIN: 1071231234
This is a very hard one for me, I think I will let my friend with more white hair to give it a try. He thinks that the fuel pressure is the problem or the points. He has a tool to measure the trigger points gap. The cold start valve was dripping a few drops, s...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBBA48D3M
This vehicle came in with a bad idle surge when in gear. Extensive fuel system testing and verification was performed along with vacuum leak tests using a (smoke tester). although two minor vacuum leaks were discovered, they were determined to be too small ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F2T
Thanks to everyone who replied.The problem was the upper intake a the bottom of it you see two hoses it was coming apart there letting vacum by searched just looked over it.Guess i will invest in a smoke machine next. Again thanks to everyone for there help Trouble codes: 009 (hot film mass air flow sensor), 035 (o2 sensor regulation mixture too lean).
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L limp- in -mode VIN: WDBLK70G1Y
So Far, I still have the car in my shop for 2 weeks now, The customer wanted fixed, but has no Cash for now, I did not pick the parts from Mercedes yet,,,I will keep you posted if i CAN LATER.. I am hoping that all what I need is as followed and was recommen...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C180 2.0L electrics VIN: WDC2030352
Hello everyone, this car is fixed.With all the errors and DTCs logged nothing pointed to a specific culprit. We scanned using Carsoft and genuine Star Diagnostics neither was clear on a fix , however a common denominator were the door control modules.Unplugged...
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1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L no reversre VIN: JA3AD59G8S
Sorry for the very late reply. Been in a tug of war with our builder. He says the controller is no good. We say it's the trans. The trans shop reversed the speed sensors so the controller thought the output shaft was moving, hence no reverse. The input speed...
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L rev sensor???? VIN: 1N6AA07A24
thanx for all the replies, we replaced the rev sensor to no avail. we ended up replacing the trans with a good used one. thanx again for the help!!!
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L no compression VIN: 1GCDLHPOEG
thank's for the help!. Well i did fix it, but, i dont know if it's the right way?, any ways i did everithing i could with, diferent lifters, rocker's, valves, springs ,valve seats', push rod's and i still had little or no compression, so i was lucky enough to ...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L engine swap VIN: 4TNG789006
thank you very much everyone.we are going to change oil pump and timing components and give this a try.
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1994 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L shifting VIN: 3VWBB81H9R
Sorry this thing sat for so long. Thanks to all who replied. Most thought the problem was in the ecu or printed circuit in the trans..We drove it again and it would actually move forwaed in low and as soon as you shift to second or drive it locks up. Seems the...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: 3VWCC21C5X
Thanks to all who responded. The vehicle was neede by its owner so we released it back. Will see it back in a couple of weeks. The throttle body was fairly claen but cleaned anyway. No improvement. The plastic gear in trans also checked good. Just to reiterate...
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