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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L radio VIN: WAURD68D71
customer just bought car from used car dealer and the radio is locked up. audi dealer in area told me we would have to drive car 100 miles to dealer to plug in to their computer and turn on factory radio. 100 miles over to tulsa and then back. vin # is [...]
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1992 BMW 850i 5.0L instrum. panel VIN: WBAE62316N
This 850i have problem with some gauges not working at Kombi (tachometer, fuel level, engine temperature). Warning lights and odometer are working. Engine works too. Connecting a scanner it is possible to connect to EML, EGS, DME, Kombi ("no codes"). It will ...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L asc VIN: WBAGJ8326V
hello, I am working on a 97 bmw 740il, with code 38 control motor fault, choke valve: 1.- asc light is on 2.- the scan tools gt1 no command the valve (servo) 3.- with scope i dont see command from the computer. i see only 5 volts in the valve (high impedan...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Condenser Fan VIN: WBAGH83491
Original complaint was poor A/C operation with hot weather. Recovered Freon and found .6lbs. Recharged with 1.6lbs and watched gauges. High side went to about 450psi at which time the pressure relief valve dumped the freon. Condenser fan did not operate. We ...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGH83491
This car came to me with a no start. I have B+ at the starter but neither of the solenoid wires would power up when i turned the key so i went to the starter relay i swore that i had all the proper voltages yesterday, also all-data says that the relay is under...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43461
This BMW will not power up the air injection pump(which is faulty)Before I replace it I need power to it. The relay is factory new. I have power to terminal 8 (red/White), Terminal 2 (red) and Terminal 4(brown/Blue) which is the signal from the ECU, Terminal 5... Trouble codes: 168 (Thermosat Mapping), 246 (Seconday Air Injection flowCylinders 4-6), 245 (Secondary Air Injection flow Cylinders 1-3)
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Transmission VIN: 5UXFB33573
When driving with normal throttle shift points are harsh, almost hard.. when driving with heavy throttle late shiting and slamming into gears, along with trans fail safe program illuminates on dash when car is driven hard.. pull over shut car off and restart w...
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2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WY55J2Y
we have a 2000 buick century with sec air pump behind the front bumper on the driver side that keeps sucking in water when you drive in wet conditions. we called the dealer and they said it was a common problem and a bad design but they offered no help to solv... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection)
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L cooling system VIN: Y9YU178967
i think i know what the problem is but just want to make sure i'm in the right area anyway. the car came in over heating but when we ran in for about twenty minutes and road tested it it seemed to work fine and not over heating. customer said it only over heat...
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1964 Chevrolet truck 396CID lights
Does anybody have a wiring diagram for a 1964 Chevrolet truck they could fax me? We have the Mitchel Vintage CD's but they only have car wiring diagrams. My FAX is [...] The guy has an aftermarket steering column etc. And wants it wired into the factor...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1456Y
#3 is 125 psi. Repalced pushrods and rocker arms on # 2 #3 cyc. Swapped out coil and modual pack. Reflashed computor that had been changed with in the last year. When you get the motor above 1200 rpm the miss is gone. At witts end, thinking about making it a b... Trouble codes: P0302
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Right front wheel VIN: 1G1YY32G7Y
ohm test wiring to EBCM is good.I,m thinking EBCM
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF55E01
This ones a little wierd so I decided to bounce it off some other guys. 2001 chevy Impala was towed in when you turn the key on only the check engine light comes on . had 2 engine codes one was a security code 1626 and a cooling fan #1 error code . I checked t...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L controls VIN: 1G1JC12412
We are at odds over this problem and request help, please advise if anybody knows a solution.
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2004 Chevrolet Optra 2.0L No Start VIN: KL1JK52ZX4
I got this vehicle with no start. Has spark but no injector pulse. Measured inj resist ok. When it doesnt start it looses it cam sensor signal. Both + and - are good. If you turn off and on multiple times sometimes it will generate enough signal to start. I ju...
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L mode door VIN: 2C3HC56F7S
Hello group I'm having some troubles confirming the repair required on this without removing the complete plenum assembly. Another shop called me in to look at this. During the "sweep" test that occurs during self-diagnostics you see the door stall. Slight p...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L A/C system VIN: 1B4GT54L3V
This vehicle had experienced a catastrophic compressor failure... it had left debris all over the system. The compressor, drier, front and rear expansion valves, one rear a/c line,evap probe, and pressure transducer were all replaced. After the repairs, the ve...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L turn signals VIN: 1P3ES62Y4T
this vehicle came in for a power door lock problem in the passenger door , replace lock actuator assy , about 3 weeks later the left turn signal and brake light would blow , verified customers concern , Pulled the door panel and checked all wiring and the harn...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Instrument Panel VIN: 2B4GP45R9V
Customer installed his own battery to vehicle. Immediately afterwords, the instrument panel began to malfunction. Speedo, tach, fuel, and temperature gauges would randomly come and go, oil lamp flickers and ABS lamp would come on and go off, along with the cru...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Engine VIN: 1B4HS28Y9W
Engine was thought to have lifter noise. Removing valve covers and inspection did not reveal anything concrete. Suspected possible cracked flywheel. Engine was removed and torn down. Flywheel was ok. No significant carbon on pistons or combustion chambers. Cam...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Transmission VIN: 2C3HH46RXX
This vehicle belongs to my wife and I am afraid to go home. The MIL light comes on and the code says "Transmission Ground Fault" I am not into trany work so took it to the trany shop and they changed the two speed sensors on the left side of the trany with the...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L air bag VIN: 1B7MF3364X
We replaced the mech gauge cluster, because it had several failing lights and gauges. With the new cluster installed, the airbag light is on, the rest of the bussed information works on the cluster, checked codes in the airbag system, there are no codes stored...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 3D7HU18N42
The vehicle was brought in for blown head gaskets. The head gaskets were resurfaced and reinstalled. Once the engine was back together we had a problem with, once the vehicle had warmed up, with the oil pressure dropping to zero only at idle. We replaced the o...
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L dash VIN: 1B3ES56C12
Hello everyone! I replaced this dash cluster do to--no communication, no self test, dome and dash lights flashing on and off. Now lights are working, will do self test,dash (mic) shows up on bus. Still no communication, no P/N error when trying to program it ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L right trailer signal/brake light VIN: 1D7HA18N23
Hello. The right signal/brake light at the trailer plug is not working. Truck lighting is okay. Fuse for right trailer brake/ signal is okay. I removed the Integrated Power Module (IPM). The connection at IPM and wiring to trailer plug are okay. I know that th...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EL 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP34362
hello again this is a vehicle that im posting for the second time with some what of a different issue. this van came to me running bad with raw fuel coming out the tailpipe. after checking the vehicle i found the wires at the injector rail harness exposed and ...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HD46R24
Vehicle came in for poor A/C performance. Checked low side pressure high and high pressure low. Replaced the A/C compressor. Now low side readings is ok but high side is still low. I have warm air coming out of the vents. Once in awhile the high side pressure ...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 3D7ML48C16
After replacing A/C doors customer came back & daid cruise inop. Checked with Genisys & no codes found. Can monitor switch pids & voltage changes. Data says brake switch 1 released, brake switch 2 pressed,clutch switch released. I dont see but 1 brake switch. ...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W9S
Reading closed cases on similar cars, I believe this has a failed PCM. Here's the story... Cust. states engine stalled while driving and would not restart. I get the car on a hook, starts and runs ok. Drive the hell out of it, runs good, plenty of power. Get i... Trouble codes: P1121 (TPS inconsistent with MAF), P0172 (RICH bnk 1), P0175 (RICH bnk 2)
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1997 Ford Escort 2.0L Timing belt tensioner VIN: 3FALP15POV
Hello fellow techs, this one has all of us stumped, and is driving me to drink. This Ford came in running very rough, MIL on, with excessive valve noise - sounded like the characteristic dropped valve seat. Cylinders 1 & 4 had 200-210psi compression, 2 & 3 had...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWE35F4Y
customer feels vechile slowing down left side brake hanging up we have replaced caliper and brake hose stil 1-2 times a week the brake hangs up he cracks the bleeder screw there is pressure there drives fine for a week then acts up very hard to duplicate... co...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FBSS31L11
Car came in in limp mode. It was starting in second. We pulled these codes out and cleared codes. After clearing codes the trans would shift normally. I sold customer a turbine sensor. After installing new FORD sensor it is acting up all the time. Turbine spee...
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1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Electronic VIN: 1GKEK13R1V
This vehicle initially came in with a check engine light and the codes set as outlined (P0740, P0753, P0758 and P0785). For whatever reason, was not able to retrieve the freeze frame data. Customer stated they never felt any abnormal drivability symptoms. Clea...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCB7652P
Customer complains of erratic idle, sometimes very high in reverse? I have not replaced any parts yet, but it looks like someone else has been in there and was not able to repair. Checked for the usual suspects, vacuum leaks and codes but none found and today ...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L instrument panel VIN: 2HKRL1868X
customer complaint is intermitant warning lights and has stalled a few time.I disconnected the remote starter and we still have a problem.I'm not familiar with hondas so I hope you Honda techs can help out.I have checked wiring under the dash and found no visi...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES16561
hi all, i have a 2001 civic with a p1457, we had this code about a year ago and replaced the 2 way valve and went nearly a year without coding. came back a few months ago with same code, have been unable to find any leaks with smoke, replaced canister and vent... Trouble codes: P1457 (evap leak canister area)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Surge VIN: 1HGEM21902
this car's idle surges from 1200 to 2300 rpm constantly at idle. tried to relearn idle to no avial. if you let the clutch part way out in 1st gear the surge goes away, push the clutch in and it idles at 1500 and surges to 1700. rev it up and let it come back t...
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L tpms sytem VIN: 2HJYK16586
We had the tpms light on when we installed the new tires, at the time I did a search and found the truck needed to be driven to relearn the location and pressures. she had just come in again saying the light has been coming off and on intermintly. I found the ...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, CONSISTANT TPS CODE VIN: 4S2CM58W2W
Hi guys-here's a brain teaser: This vehicle came to us after several attempts at other shops to fix it. Vehicle had very low power, surge at idle, low vacuum (11" idle and 13" no load 2k rpms, and black spark plugs on rt bank. Diagnostics indicated the usual i... Trouble codes: P0121
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L rear diff. VIN: SAJHX1741T
Hello, I have a 1996 Jaguar here for service and need to know what type of rear diff. fluid to use. All Data gives me a Jag. part number. I am wondering if anyone has different info. Jag fluid $45.00 a liter. Thanks. -Jeremiah
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Warning lights in cluster VIN: SAJDA42C31
Jag guys have i got one for you, This fine piece of machinery sat in a barn for 3 years. It smells like dead mice inside. engine controller- p1638 fault in can communication with instrument cluster. p1637 fault in can communication with abs controller. p1260,...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
Help is needed on this one. It has a int. high idle prob. It seems to do it more after a 20+mile drive. seems ok cold. I have replaced the iac, cleaned the throttle body, checked for vac. leaks with carb spray and smoke machine. does not have any codes. prior ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
this vehicle came in for leaking p/s pump and over heating.i replaced the pump and cooling fan. now this fan is drivin by the pump/hydralicand it does have power to the fan soleniod but still not turning.therefore this thing is still overheating.am i missing s...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L ECU-B fuse VIN: JTJTB20X24
Okay! This vehicle came in for a sevice 3 weeks ago ans also had a problem where the nav, mirrors, door locks and others wouldn't work. I found a blown fuse and replaced it. It didn't blow again for 5 days or so. I wasn't there when it came back in, so the oth...
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1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L AC Contol module VIN: 1LNM82MOPY
I only have discharge air from defrost vents and some to floor. Appears to be in default position (Defrost). Unit has good vacuum to AC Control (Temp) module. When different modes are selected (Normal AC; vent; floor; etc) the vacuum motors attempt to operate ...
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1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JMINA3511N
This vehicle stumbles upon acceleration when at N.O.T., Performs fine at cold start, until engine reaches normal temp. Found coolant temp sensor physically bad, replaced, no change, Items that have been checked or are new as follows: Spark plugs, new Ignition ...
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1YVGF22D6W
After we did the lifters the car ran not so good.When first started runs good with strong steady vacuum,then when it enters closed loop vac falls to 10 in and car runs rough.
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L battery drain VIN: 4F2YU09162
Please Help. Checked delay relays. Checked wiring. Checked for shorts, found none.
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1YUHP84DX5
This piece belongs to a "friend" of the service managers so you can imagine how this is gonna pay, especially since its been in the shop for a week and she's in a rental car! Rough idle, seems to misfire on a couple cylinders, #6 in the front bank can't get to...
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2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80D76
Hi folks and thanks for reading this. This car was fine a month ago when it got here and has not been driven. Now we sold it and went to drive it and have these codes. It falls on its face badly and the mitchell diagnosis sends me in circles with no end to it.... Trouble codes: P2179 (Too lean off idle), U0121 (Loss of communication to ABS)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBRF64J51
Hey, Guys I am trying to replace the electronic igntion switch in this car. Dealer says I need a Orange coding key, I have SDS In WIS it just says transfer coding to new switch, nothing about coding key. Has anyone done this and could give me the procedure? or...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Electric Window VIN: WDBNG70J42
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a 2002 Mercedes S430 that has an issue with the passenger side window. Once the window is normalized (syncronized), and I press the automatic down, the window stops about 2 inches from fully opening. At that moment, with the sca...
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1968 Mercury cougar 302CID engine VIN: 8RSTR13524
ok here goes i have this cougar that needs an engine it has a 302 my question is i have a long block from an 1977 ford f-150 can i just swap everything over from the original 1968 engine i know ford changed the crankshaft balance somewhere around 1980 can anyo...
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1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AN74K4V
no signal to power transistor unit from ecm for coil pack #3#6 other 2 have perfect digital square signal that goes to 2v then off when cranking turning transistor on and off signal to #3#6 is just a little bump checked wiring replaced ecu with known working u...
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1998 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1N4BB41D9W
This car was running fine before we tuned it up(plugs/wires/cap/rotor/fuel filter/air filter/ trans svc.) Anyway, we're not sure if that has anything to do with it or not. The car will run fine under load, no misfires. At idle it will have a very slight, but d...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y62
Came in for continuous p0420 and 430 . both bank cat inefficiencies. Both downstram o2s were changing as fast as front o2s, replaced both cat converter assys, and keep getting code 420, the 430 is gone, then replaced 1 o2 at a time , until all 4 replaced , sam... Trouble codes: P0420
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3AG54N3P
this vehicle came to me after a failed smog for hi-nox. o2 sensor was rich biased,replaced-o.k. now,switching good. after that repair,checked cat-dead as a rock-replaced,still fails for hi nox. radiator was externally plugged with crap-leaves-road dirt,cleaned...
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2000 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.4L abs VIN: 1G3NK52T3Y
hi everyone i thought i had anouther gm with a bad lf wheel speed sensor c1232 its turned into a nightmare i ohmed out sensor cks ok pulled ebcm behind lf inner wheel well to ohm out wiering harness to lf wheel the ebcm was coroded so we ohmed out harrnes and ...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L a/c VIN: 3G7DA03E01
When the battery lite illuminates,the air conditioner quits working completely.Can drive vehicle several minutes or several hours,once the key is turned off for a few minutes then turned back on,if the battery lite illuminates then goe's out,then the a/c syste...
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L recirculation door VIN: 5Y2SL63815
I have a problem with the recirculation door on the HVAC system. When I select recirculate, the door opens just fine. If I select fresh air, the door will close all the way but will click and try to keep closing. It does this over and over again. It is as if t...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Loss of Can Comm. ABS lite comes on, Speedometer q VIN: WBADP6338X
Thank,s so much for your response. Sometimes you can't see the forrest thru the trees, started with your recommendations, and Steve(Florida)Donald(Missouri)Jonathan(New Jersey)Ivan(California)Larry(Ohio). You gentelman hit it write on the nose,with the vehicle...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L ebtcm VIN: 1G6KF5291T
FIXED & GONE, REPLACED EBTCM. SET UP LAB SCOPE & TURNED IGNITION SWITCH ON WITH OUT STARTING CAR. HAD A GOOD PATTERN ON BOTH CIRCUITS UNTIL I TOUCHED HARNESS CONNECTOR AT EBTCM, LOST DESIRED TORQUE WAVEFORM. TURNED IGNITION SWITCH OFF 10 SECONDS UNTIL MODULES ...
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L proportioning valve? VIN: 1C3XY66B2L
We finally found that the other new caliper that customer had installed- opposite the 1 that was leaking from line when it arrived- had a cross-threaded mounting bolt - but it would not show up until power brakes were working- so we had vehicle running & clamp...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FX4BB4T
I want to thank all who replied to this nightmare.Turns out that chrysler has 2 possable computer systems for this production date car and the reman cylinder head i put on had the wrong intake camshaft in it.the cam trigger was 90 degrees off causing the wierd...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C8GM68404
We scratch our head on this one- after removing timing belt to check for proper alignment and/or cam gear problems (we also heard a slight noise at TB area but found nothing loose or damaged & that disappeared w/ reassembly), the CEL problems & driveability ar... Trouble codes: P0335 (ckp sensor circuit a), P0339 (ckp sensor circuit intermittent), P0016 (crank/cam timing misalign/out of synch).
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2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L No Start VIN: KLATA22691
hey guys, thanks for the replies, it turns out the TPS was stuck @ 100% causing to go into clear flood mode. It also had a bad fuel pump, and somebody had disconnected the map sensor and plugged off the vacuum line. No wonder this wouldn't run!!! Anyways thank...
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1990 Dodge D250 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1B6KM2652L
AFTER MANY HOURS OF TESTING. WE SENT THE PCM OUT FOR REPLACEMENT. THIS WAS THE FIX FOR THIS BEAST.AGIN THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED TO THIS PROBLEM. Trouble codes: 13 (map sensor).
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L compressor VIN: 1B7KF26D2V
Thanks for the help, I knew the problem was with the fan clutch and wanted to see if anyone else had the same problem with aftermarket fan clutches. The dealer clutch was alot tighter and the fan stays engaged to keep the condensor cool. Now we have 48 degree ...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L cruise control VIN: WD2YD74253
tried to wait until vehicle came back from columbus to continue with further testing, but has not been back. this truck runs out of there. will repost when it comes back and it is fixed.
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1997 Ford F-250 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDHF26GXV
We traced all the wiring and monitored all the affected sensors and came up with a possible pcm prioblem. Replaced computer, problem solved. Thanks to all who replied Trouble codes: P0443.
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMYUO4141
Thanks for all the helpful information. We made sure the fluid was being pumped at around 1 1/2 qts a minute. We checked it at both ends of the aftermarket cooler and we had the same amount on both ends. Some of you asked about the torqe slip. It bounced aroun...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L excessive high idle VIN: 1FMZU67E51
tTHAT WAS A VERY FAST RESPONSE. THANKS MARK FOR THE REPLY. DURING FURTHER TESTING OF THIS PROBLEM I DISCOVERED A FRAYED THROTTLE CABLE. THIS WAS CAUSING THROTTLE HANGUP INTERMITTANTLY. I DID CHECK IAC MOTOR AS ADVISED AND IT IS NORMAL. THANKS FOR THE HEL...
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2002 Ford F-650 7.3L compressor wiring VIN: 3FDNF65422
Thanks to Robert [...] we have what we needed. Robert emailed the diagram we needed ASAP. The rest is a piece of cake, replaced the cut wires and all is well.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Stall, Water in fuel VIN: 1FTWX30P75
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP WE REPLACED THE FUEL PUMP MODULE IT WAS CORODED, THIS IS A COMBO WATER SPERATOR.
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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Engine VIN: JMHEG8641R
First off, thanks to all who replied.Your help and ideas were greatly appreciated. The suggestions ranged from how to test various theories to what to replace. As previously stated the therm had been replaced twice and the rad flow tested at a rad shop. The ra...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC83D41
Thanks for the help. It was the cruise control cable. It had been pulled apart at the end about 3/4". Took off the cable and the tps volt went to .40, Runs good, new cable is on order. Trouble codes: P0121.
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Vibration VIN: KMHDN45D62
Well guys thank for all the help the problem was that the front and rear engine mounts were not in good shape so i change them and problem fix... thanks to you all
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2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Elec. operation VIN: SAJDA24C71
I am not posting other's info here. The car is most likely going to be fixed, but the part needed is as yet unavailable. The fix will most likely be the replacement of the security module, but that part needs to be ordered from a dealer only as it needs to be ...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S03
Thanks to Tim and Dale and all that responded. The sticky valve was the issue. I used a motorvac and added chemicals to the fuel system and had the customer drive the vehicle and all is well now. sorry for the late response as I was waiting for a reply from th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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2004 Kia PREGIO 2.7L Cooling system VIN: KNCTB24124
Well the owner took the vehicle to trade in on new van before I could get to the bottom of his problem. In reply to Gil, the hoses were in the correct position (ticked) In reply to Peter, I should have mentioned that I had already renewed the radiator w...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C9X
Thanks for all the help. found out we has a laptop with software to run I.M. 240 test. after gatting veh. to run the test all codes are gone. thanks guys Trouble codes: P1464 (A/C Demand Out of Self Test Range), P1127 (HO2S Bank 1 Sensor 2 Heater Not On During Key On Engine Running Self Test).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Charging VIN: WDBRF40J53
I disconnected the D+ terminal at the back of the alt, hooked up a vantage, while car was running had a pulsing 12v. Defective alternator(thanks Worldpac), sales rep said they had less than 3% failure on these Bosch alt's, now charges well & out the door.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J34
After receiving only 3 replies, I retested the system and still could not find a leak. So I S.W.A.G.ed a purge solenoid. As I was replacing the solenoid, I found the rubber elbow, on the tank side, had a small tear in it just below the clamp. What i was doing ... Trouble codes: P2044.
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1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, No Throttle Responce VIN: JA3AY11A8X
Well I found the problem after overlooking it twice the problem was the disc on the crank pulley they sheared the puins off and it rotated should of looked closer the first time. The boost sensor on the otc scanner it seeems to go to the MAP sensor when hookin...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1G3NL52T61
Thanks to all 15 members who took time out to help . as most of the group said ignition switch .we removed the switch and found the sensor on the switch was leaking a green liquid stuff and that was the problem. we changed the switch and went through the p...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L excess crank vac. VIN: WP0CA2983W
Wow! All respondents replied "oil separator" I would have called it a pcv valve which is what it is. It is located above cylinder #3 (right rear), has gone through several updates and you may need to replace the upper breather pipe that goes to the top of the ...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L refigerant leak VIN: YS3DD58N5X
Thanks to all who replied. The leak was coming from the front of the compressor. We replaced the compressor and after almost a week, the system is still cold. Steve
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L turn signals VIN: YS3EF45E5X
Hello to all, the RH ft turn signal bulb contacts where melted toghter, thanks to Larry,Jim,Justin, You all nailed it on the head.. These Sabb's use both a regular 1157 bulbs but also have some strange other bulbs like a 1077,1056,12493 whitch are only avl. f...
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS5ED58E01
Hi, I received 8 replies on this issue.Justin and Groper(?)said that there are problems at the sender,so I pulled out the rear seat and removed the access panel.I saw no signs of fuel leakage or prior stains.Sadmir,Kenneth and Dominic said that this code is a... Trouble codes: P00, 455.
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BK6354S
Well we didn't give up and we finally fixed it with a used computer. We have never seen a problem with a Subaru computer before and the local dealer mechanic also said he has never seen a bad one either but after we checked and replaced everything else we orde... Trouble codes: P0505.
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1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L cooling fan VIN: 4T3ZF13C6W
Finally I able to find a good schematic for the car. A friend of mine provided me with a book from the dealer w/ the whole wiring diagram. I able to trace that the ground wire for the ECT sensor where getting power. It should be grounded all the time and the...
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1976 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Turn signals VIN: 1562058997
Sure looked like a like a classic short, thats why i wanted wire diagrams. (but it was not) Thanks to all who gave me web sites for diagrams, i made a file for them. (hope i dont need them) Well as for the fix, Dan from Michigan fix it. "You can't use a stand...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Timing chain VIN: 3VWTD81H5W
Thanks for all the replies on this one. The overall majority of everyone agree that these engines have issues with timing chain noise after 100,000 miles. For those that haven't had the opportunity to work on one of these, the timing chain is at the back of th...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L blower motor VIN: 3VWRF29M3Y
The vehicle has been out of the shop for almost 2 weeks and has been ok. We replaced the blower switch with the rest of the new parts and everything worked ok. The original motor still blows the fuse when mounted in the car. I think what happened was the cab...
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