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1992 BMW 535i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAHD23IXN
Hi everyone. I have a BMW that's playing tricks with me. The owner is complaining of a rough idle and hesitation. He tells me that when cruising, the engine is smooth. The engine runs rough at idle and I've kept looking for a leak in the air tube between the v...
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L turn signals VIN: WBSBG9322W
all turn signals come on when parking lights are turned on, then turn signals don't work. have disconnected all lights individualy, instrument panel, turn signal switch, check control module, flasher, all with no change. suspect shorted wires, can't find any, ...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBAAM3346Y
Heloo everyone, I have 2 of these in at the same time. Both are 2000 BMW 323i vehicle's and both have the oil light come on at start and will go out after a couple minutes. Sometimes after the car has been driving, if they shut it off then start it a few minut...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53591
Hello Fellow Techs, We have a 2001 X5 3.0 6cyl in the shop with code 246 - Secondary Air Injection Bank 2 Low Flow. During a visual inspection we found the connector loose for the Bank 2 Seensor 1 O2 sensor (not plugged in all the way). We scanned the system a... Trouble codes: 246 (Secondary Air Injection Bank 2 Low Flow)
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L electric fan VIN: 5UXFA53523
I need some help When checking the auxilary fan is not working. We check for power and ground going to fan. Power and ground are consant. I need to know what the voltage is coming from the ME 7.2 to output stage and from output stage to auxiliary fan. This wi...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L trunk release VIN: 1G4HP54K1Y
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1999 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KE54Y5X
Vehicle came in for crank, no start. Please read entire entry, as i have performed many tests. B2750 and U1255 are hard codes in the IPC and U1255 in the SIR. I have good key with correct code. I have good resistance from pellet at ipc terminals and during cra... Trouble codes: B2750, U1255, P1631
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1986 Chevrolet S10 2.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCBS14RXG
we could use your help. we replaced electric fuel pump on a 1986 chev.s10 truck.after the repair was made the gas gauge became erratic when brakes are applied.we dropped the tank again,& replaced fuel tank sending unit (same results) we checked grounds @ tank...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L speedo VIN: 1GTEC14M8T
truck came to us with no gauges or shift indicator and trans would not shift. replaced ignition switch - gauges -indicator work - trans works but hunts to shift. prior to us getting it the speed sensor and conn. was replaced. problem is that speedo wont go pas...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L heavy black smoke VIN: 1GCFC2459V
Truck has heavy black smoke on acceleration and no power.A new lift pump was installed for no fuel psi,presure in spec with new pump.Pump timing was set to spec. Injector balance test all cylinders seem equal. With each cylinder disabled one at a time the engi...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L pump VIN: 1G1NE52M9W
Hello, I am on my third aftermarket p/s pump now. Customer was driving, heard a growling noise then belt came off. I had replaced pump, pressure line, and belt six months to year ago due to slow leak. Put a warranty pump and belt on and bled. On my test drive ...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L tcc ? VIN: 2G1WX12K7Y
I don't know which way to go with this one.I read tcc/pcs problems and valve body.Trans works fine to 3rd then shifts tcc rpms drop then when its time to shift the rpm's go up about 300-400 then stay .I can't tell if its not shifting 4th ( stripped splines ) o...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55H5V
this alligator crawled into our bays 10 days ago and is eating up all our profits. came in via wrecker. cranks but won't start - but everything i need for it to start appear to be present. we do have an intermittent instrument panel failure problem. could this...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L theft system VIN: 1C4GP64L3W
I am working on a 1998 Chrysler Town and Country LXI that my cousin owns. She has had a problem with not being to start the vehicle on occasion. It'll start and run for a second, then restarts for a second and then nothing to the starter. If she gets out of th...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C4GP74L21
This van will not start, when you try to crank the eng the starter relay chatters and the starter does engage on & off with the relay chatter. Hard to explain, I have never seen one do this. With the key on the ASD, fuel pump and a/c clutch relay chatter rapid...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG23X4V
need your help, when started cold this vehicle will run fine raise idle and slight miss appears , try to drive away and the truck will jerk and missfire (as if someone is toggling a switch)for approx 1 - 2 kilometers and than goes away . runs fine all day .can... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0305
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Y9X
Hi,Chry guys.Good friend has this Dodge Truck,Stall mostly when in reverse.No codes in computer.All data stream looks good.Fuel pressure is steady 48psi even when it stalls.I checked all the arcives for symptems nothing there.Vehicle will idle for long periods...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L electronic t-case VIN: 1B7GG22X31
Mode switch lights for current position and just flashes when switched to another position. With both a modis and genisis, motor A and B can be activated and the t case will shift, but with a command from the switch or from a scanner to "goto 2nd gear" or to a...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
This fine automobile gets reccuring misfire and o2 short to power codes, one then the other about 3 days apart, we found a TSB for both codes stating that they could be erroronius codes and to reprogram the PCM with a new update, we sent it to the Local Dodge ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0132 (B1S1 shorted to power)
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2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3AD56M32
can not find an evap leak anywhere on this vehicle. purge valve has been replaced. any other places to look? thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0441
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2006 Dodge Durango SXT 4.7L a/c VIN: 1D4HB38NX6
This Durango has 65 degree air blowing out the vents. The customer bought it brand new and I am the only one who has ever worked on it. The pressures are excellent, but I did an evacuate and recharge anyhow. No different. This thing is dripping condensation re...
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1969 Ford mustang 351CID steering VIN: 9F02H20823
new steering parts, is there an adjustment to steering pressure to slow down steering. too touchy eather direction
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1986 Ford Ranger 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTLRT4A8G
Just wondering if any of you ford techs are unlucky enough to remember working on one of these pieces of fine art. Trying to impress a new customer, I have tried to fix a problem everyone on his block and a couple of shops in town couldn't fix, not a productiv...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15XXR
Customer said that his truck intermittently fails to start he had it towed to another garge where they replaced the ignition module and coil pack. The next day it wouldn't start after setting for 15 too 20 minutes it starts and trying three or four times. Its ...
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1995 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1ZVLT22B8S
thanks for the help in advance, i am at the end of my rope. number 5 cyl. missing all the time. has spark and injecter pulse. plug is also wet with fuel. checked compression and all cyl. are around 140 psi, vacuum gauge reading is 20 and steady. tryed a new di...
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1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3FCMF53G1S
This vehicle failed a smog test for high CO at idle. It doesn't stay in closed loop at idle or at 2500 rpm. When coming to an idle it stays in closed loop for 13 seconds only. Blip the throttle and it goes back to closed loop for another 13 seconds. IAT ECT MA...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA5147S
This Windstar came from another shop that could not get spark. We found the wiring harness to the Crankshaft Position sensor was bare wires, and replaced the wiring harness going to the coils, the Ignition control module and the Crankshaft and Camshaft Positon...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L radiator VIN: 1FMEU18W9V
looking for suggestions on how to stop electrolysis from destroying radiator - have replaced radiator & cap & lower hose every time - i will test coolant for electrical current tommorrow - but im at a loss as to what to repair or replace to stop the electrolys...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12524
Greetings all! We have a little bit of a problem with this 150 that we could use some help on. We did a R&R on the heads and got this thing back together and now it will hardly run. We did not remove the cam sprockets from the cams and the cams are installed i... Trouble codes: P0021, P0345
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L 3-2 downshift VIN: 1FTPW14555
Hello. This F150 King Ranch transmission clunks intermittantly when downshifting from 3-2 while going about 25mph. This happens when the vehicle is coasting along at about 25mph, and then when you accelerate and the transmission shifts from third gear to secon...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine
Hellow fellow techs,this one is for the Ford techs,since I dont work much on the newer diesels (6.0L).this customer comes from another state and the engine has developed a serious oil leak in the back of the motor,it looks like it's coming from the top of the ...
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No inj. signal cold VIN: 1GKDT13W2S
Vehical tow in, won't start and surging when running, Ck fuel pressure ok 60psi, check spark ok, no injector signal at Dk/blue wire, turn key on & triggle ground signal several times, starts right up and drive ok no surging. If let it sits for 3o minutes to an...
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L abs VIN: 1GKFK66U12
Hey all and thanks so much in advance for your input. We have this denali that came in this morning. Seemed as though it would be simple!!! Go figure. Customer complained of low pedal and squeak in the brakes. Upon brake inspection , we confirmed a low but sta...
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L cyl heads VIN: 1GTEC19T45
Hello;My Fellows, We have a gmc truck in the shop with a overheating problem.We pressure tested it and found no external leaks.The truck was 1 gal. low on coolant.So we did a block test and right @ 212 deg. the color to our block test fluid changed color indic...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Moniter not ready VIN: 1HGCD5635T
Hi every one. This car is in my shop after being around alots of shops. failed the CA smog check due to OBDII moniters not ready. As cutomer states he been driving this car since it failed ( miles when car fails test 129096 and now 131659 ). This car has two c...
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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L vibration VIN: JHMES96623
Vehicle shutters when accelerating from a stop. Happens every time and feels like it in the rear of vehicle. Shutter can be described as like a transmission sprag is bad. Customer had vehicle ima battery replaced when problem was first noticed. Was not sure wh...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L light on VIN: SAJHX1248V
i have a jag xj6 with air bag light on with no info on how to flash the codes on it. alldata says it can be done but tell you how. can this be done without a mega$ euro scan tool. i have mac inspect and snap-on solus with the lastist euro update. thanks for an...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW58N71
Have an 01 Grand cherokee, after 20 mins. to an hour it cuts out, restarts immediately, will run for a few minutes, die but will restart, have checked related symptoms on IATN, fuel system check and cleaned, renewed cam and crank sensors due to a fluctuation i...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L headlamps VIN: 1J4GW48S83
ANY HELP PLEASE CUSTOMER COMPLAINED FOR NO HEADLAMPS GOING TO WORK ONE MORNING. COULD NOT DUPLICATE CONDITION ..REPLACED HEADLAMP SWITCH. CUSTOMER BACK THE NEXT DAY WITH SAME CONDITION. PROCEED TO DISASSEMBLE LOWER DASH TO CHECK WIRING HARNESS AND IN LINE CONN...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L range display VIN: JT8BH28F3W
Hello all, thank you for taking the time to read this. We have a 1998 lexus LS400 that last week we replaced a bad starter on. The job went smooth with no problems and went out the door . This week the customer has returned saying that everthing is fine except...
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1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W5N
Vehicle runs great. Intermittently sets a check engine light. It seems to always set lean codes. I have seen codes, 172,176,157. Customer says check engine light comes on and goes off at cruise. No sags or stumbles, pings sometimes. I have not duplicated any c... Trouble codes: 157 (mass air signal too low), 176 (ego not switching lean exhaust bank 2)
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1984 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ16S6E
This vehicle has been blowing the ecm at least once a year untill it got to my shop. I changed the ecm beacause the injectors were on, full power, and the engine was locked due to fuel accumulated in the cylinder. I Opened the spark plugs and spind the motor, ...
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1996 Nissan 200SX 1.6L readiness failed VIN: 1N4AB42DXT
This car came in for readiness monitors not ready. We replaced the 02 sensors, because they were very slow. The customer had a new convertor replaced. I have driven the drive trace on the rack and tried around town and highway, but still egr not ready, cat not...
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16Y2V
Cust complained of check eng light.Scanned sys and pull code P1130 swirl control circuit,After following all vac lines,to many to list have vac and power and ground at swirl control solonoid and at actuator assy and can watch actuator and linkage all work prop... Trouble codes: P1130 (Swirl control circuit)
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6SD11S1V
Customer complaint is poor fuel economy and rough idle. I did an ignition tune- new wires(Beldon), cap and rotor(Echlin), and had Champion plugs, so I put NGK O.E.(4435), checked fuel and air filter(OK), has no codes, and watched data with Snap On Solus Pro.EC...
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1G3AG55N3P
This olds came in with a big oil leak out the front crank seal and making a scraping noise from front of engine. We replaced the seal and the leak quit, but the noise was still there. Removed the timing cover to look inside. The only thing we can find is that ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C3X
car came in the first time lazy sensor expected replaced sensor, no change. bank one changes good bank 2 at idle sits at 4mv, if you take car off idle it will become active and does respond if i create a rich condition any help would be appreciated. also passe... Trouble codes: P0151, P0153, P0174
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GHDT13S12
im clueless on this one, the car was towed in for shutting off on the freeway, the car has starrted and run fine although im leary of driving it very far. there were no codes except c 326 (an abs code) the car is in very good condition and looks as though all ... Trouble codes: C0326
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L ignition VIN: 1G3NL52F13
Gentlemen We have this Alero with a intermittent crank/no start condition. Now before you tell us to put a ignition switch in we already did this, than did the relearn and to be safe had our local GM dealer do it. Our problem started a few months back when we...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L ABS, TCS, Cruise VIN: 1G2NF12E3Y
Both ABS and BRAKE MILs are on. Code scan shows C1246 and C1286 are present. ABS, cruise and traction control are all disabled. Brake system works fine and all input sensors seem to function. New EBTSC module is $1000.00, so any other potential issues to check...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L High idle VIN: 1G2JD12T3Y
Hello all, We've got a sunfire here that idle's at 1500-2000 RPM. When we try to command the iac to idle down to 600 the lowest the engine will idle is 1200rpm. We have tried a known good iac and found no differance. we smoke tested the intake and found no le...
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G2HY54K42
this vehicle has an intermittent no crank or delayed crank. very intermittent, sometimes cranks right away sometimes split second before it begins to crank sometimes 2 or 3 seconds. i have verified during no crank condition: no voltage to s terminal on starter...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L engine VIN: 2G2WS52294
We put a different engine in this car, it was a complete salvage yard engine. the problem is that it runs hot. I removed the thermostat housing and the water is right to the top I removed heater hose at the engine and have water there also. All hoses get hot. ...
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Surge, Stall VIN: JT2VV22W8L
This car runs perfectly fine. The problem is when you put it in neutral or park,the rpm's will bog down and sometimes the car will stall. If it doesnt die the rpm's will surge. Put it in drive or reverse and the rpm's go back to normal.No dip in rpm's,no surgi...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: J234567891
Hello All; We have a 1995 4Runner with a 3.0. The customer complaint, which we have verified, concerns a delayed start after a hot soak. The vehicle starts normally when cold. After the vehicle reaches operating temperature and is shut off for approximately 10...
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1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L no power VIN: 4TAWM72N1W
this truck has very poor acceleration,esp in 2nd to 5th gear we removed jet computer,installed factory,have changed airflow meter to known good unit,has new toyota tps.fuel pressure good,no codes,removed cat drove with test pipe-no better.reinstalled cat.fuel ...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L fails due to codes VIN: JT2BG22KOX
I dont have alot of info on this vehicle The prndl will light both P and N at the same time, but not all the time also the brake lamp light out warning light comes on once and a while. with no bulbs out. I smoked the evap system using perge port hose, plugged ... Trouble codes: 1780 (park neutral switch fuction), 446 (evap control system vent control)
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2005 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TZA22C55S
hellow all got a problem here withb this sienna it came in with a speed sensor code. hooked factory scan tool and test drove vehicle, scan tool showed no vehicle speed, although the speedo reads correctly. flow chart shows to check signal from speedo head to e... Trouble codes: P5001
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2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, Limp mode VIN: 5TBDT44116
Customer had dead battery. He jumped it. First he reversed the cables. Whoops! Small spark. Then he switched it proper and it started after a few minutes of charging off another vehicle. This blew the alternator's 50amp fuse, so it didn't charge itself until t... Trouble codes: P2118 (Throttle Actuator Control Motor)
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GH3J373GD
Thanks to everyone in advance this car has been driving me nuts I will be grateful for any ideas. Car has a hestitation/ cuts out between about 2000 and 3000rpm. After 3000 it less noticeable. It only occurs under light to moderate throttle, under full throttl...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Cluster/ecm VIN: TRUUT28N61
cracked terminal @ cluster harness, blue 32pin connector pin 1, poor pin drag due to broken terminal. that terminal is 15 power to turn cluster on. robbed one unused one from another unused pin in same connector and all is well. thank you everyone, now i can...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L radio VIN: WAURD68D71
it seems i got the radio number wrong. i mistaked a z for a 2 and that through everything out the window. i haven't been able to get the codes so my customer will drive the 90 miles to tulsa ok. and get the dealer to turn on the radio. he called me today and s...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Brake pads, calipers VIN: WAULD54B73
Well this one is down the road. I would like to thank all who replied to help. The majority were correct, we again looked carefully at the inboard pad clips and they were tight. The problem was the outboard spring clips. We bent them for more tension and road ...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L radiator fan VIN: WBAAM5338X
VEHICLE FIXED! ON EDUCATED GUESS WE DID REPLACE THE FAN/MODULE ASSM. (THE NEW FAN FROM BMW THAT THE BODY SHOP INSTALLED WAS DEFECTIVE). FOR ANYONE WONDERING WHEN THE SERIAL WIRE IS DISCONNECTED FROM THE FAN IT SHOULD NOT BE ON. WITH THE DEFECTIVE FAN MODULE IT...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Transmission VIN: 5UXFB33573
Due to the complexity of this transmission operation and my limited ability to access information from BMW Factory I have decided to pass on this possible fix and go for the remanufactured unit from the BMW Network advised client to bring car to dealership and...
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1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1AY8788C
Hey everyone. problem vette had 2 problems. replaced fuel pump and strainer and drained old fuel. reinstalled tank. car started! started about 20 times. installed breather and computer that was left in open to fascilitate testing...no start-no fuel pressure. n...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Front pump area VIN: 1GCCS1941R
Thanks to everyone that replied. This trans. was leaking at the front pump seal not out the vent or the dipstick tube. So it was not a overheating problem. I removed the trans. and replaced the front pump bushing even though it was within clearance allowances...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
Thanks for your help, it's leaning towards a pump(fuel)replacement. The customer picked the vehicle(needed transportation), they will return too us another day. This will give me the opportunity to check voltages,pressures,and wave forms.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S25
tested air valve on engine block, didn't open when cycled pumped on. replaced valve and retested and valve opened. thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection system).
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L oil pump VIN: KL1TD52685
Thanks to Dave from Indiana and Harry from Texas. This car is finally done. Knowing the correct specs is a good thing. Dave, the information from Snap-On was the same as yours, word for word except mine had an extra line that said "Minimum oil pressure at id...
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L No Start, long cranking VIN: 3GNFK16307
The fix for this vehicle was a new fuel pump assy, from AC Delco. This was the second pump installed in this vehicle, it had one put in at the dealer at 24000 miles. Waited 2 weeks to make sure it is fixed, talked to customer today, works great.
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56HXS
Well after lots more testing I found out that the tech I had install the new crank sensor took off what he thought was a protective cover on the end. As I am sure most of you know this is used to set the correct air gap for the sensor. What really confused m...
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2003 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C3HE76K23
Thanks for all the responses. The problem was the head gaskets. At first we tried to do a block test and it was good. After driving the vehicle for a 20 minutes we came back and block tested and it failed.we also tested for hc and we had 100.What through us o...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L turn signals VIN: 1P3ES62Y4T
after trying another turn signal switch and brake and speed control switch as suggested problem still persisted very randomly and with out any reason , even though we pulled on all of the harnesses that ran to the back of the car under the carpet we could neve...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Instrument Panel VIN: 2B4GP45R9V
Well, after more electrical testing and inspection, we found the bus voltage measured at the DLC would return to 2.2 volts if the BCM was disconnected from the vehicle and all other modules connected. We rechecked grounds and power supplies and even rechecked...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L gauges VIN: 3B7HF13Z6W
Problem solved. I received suggestions that another module might be dragging it to ground. Sometimes corrosion at the ABS connector causes issues. This one here I delved into the wiring and found that the one buss wire was shorted to the sensor return wire on ...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L control head VIN: 1B4HR28NX1
OK GUYS & GAL'S HAVE ONLY RECIEVED 2 REPLIES. ROGER FROM ARIZONA SAID TO REMOVE & SHORT BATTERY CABLES TOGETHER & RETRY CALIBRATION-NO LUCK. TONY FROM ILLINOIS SAID TO CHECK CONNECTOR AT BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR-WHY???. MY DILEMA IS DURANGO KEEPS FAILING DOOR ACT...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ac VIN: 3D7KU28C53
This vehicle has a temp sensor in the ac evaparator that the voltage was to high no codes in bcm replaced temp sensor an no more evap freezing up Thanks for all the help.Harry at Best Auto.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EL 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP34362
okay i fianlly fixed this demon. upon inspection i found a loose terminal in the injector harness connector at the maf. repaired terminal and all is well. thanks again to all those that replied
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 3D7ML48C16
As all replies said, it was brake light switch. On older Chrysler products I was able to readjust switch , but not on this one. Thanks for all the help. Bill
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1989 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKE30H6K
Thank You all once again for all the input. The problem turned out to be a defective replacement injector on #8 cylinder (luckily, this is probably the most easily accessible). When the truck showed up, I noticed that the spark plug on that cylinder was all bl... Trouble codes: 32 (E.G.R. circuit).
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L guage
Hello everyone,I got so angry with this I lost my focus.I gave up and my boss took over from where I left off.He put an OE thermostat in and presto it was magically fixed.I learned to never trust aftermarket thermostats and never lose my focus.Thanks to everyo...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5146T
Thanks to all who responded to my request on the Windstar. The responses I got said to check the air gap of the speed sensors, check for rust build up under the sensor mount, and again check for a cracked toner ring. The problem ended up being with the rear s...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP15P6V
Hey guys thank you all i replace purge valve and vechicle brain and all fixed thank you very much and god bless Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap soleniod control).
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14A1V
After checking everything I could think of, and exploring the possibilities sent by you, I have decided to replace the PCM. However, there is no reman PCM available for this Ranger. I could send this one in for a rebuild, but the customer has declined the 2 to... Trouble codes: P0135 (o2 heater malf. b1s1), P0141 (02 heater malf b1s2), P1132 (os insufficient switching b1s1), P1138 (o2 insufficient switching b1s1 koer), P1408 (egr flow out of range).
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L coolant tank VIN: 1FAFP52UXW
A previous replacement of the coolant tank with aftermarket parts proved to be cause of the leak. The radiator caps would not hold pressure after warm up and would not tighten firmly after warm up. A Ford tank and ratcheting cap style has stopped the leak comp...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L coolant contaminated w/fuel VIN: 1FMSU43F9Y
you were all on the right track - customer did not want to pay for any further testing - we pulled all 8 injectors - valve cover gaskets melted - 4 injector cups came out with the injectors - coolant ran into those 4 cylinders - no pressure test needed - we to...
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTYR10D15
THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED. REMOVED BOLT AND GOT IT TIMED CORRECTLY. NOT ONE OF FORDS BETTER IDEAS BUT IT WORKS. THANKS AGAIN - BRAD
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1993 Honda Civic CX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH235XP
Vehicle is fixed. As some of you pointed out, there were only two solutions: replace the underhood wiring harness and the harness going to the ECM, or rewire just the portion going to the ECM for the four wire oxygen sensor. At this point, I figured the rewire... Trouble codes: 41 (Heated Oxygen Sensor Circuit).
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5547W
customer took vehicle and has not return . had several good replies but have not hadthe chance to repair the vehicle . some said o2 sensor , fuel pump or filter . thanks for some good replies . Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L harmonic VIN: 1HGES26741
turned out to be a total vibration due to the damper being not balanced replaced now is good
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1999 Hyundai Bering 638CID Mechanical VIN: KMFHB47A4Y
Thank you for all the replies i talked to customer about removing trans again and they declined so we will wait till he comes back thank you again for the replies
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY1955V
thanks for all the prompt responses.. and all were right on for diagnostics..it appears that the pcm applies a 5v signal down the heater line to check circuit function. this appears in the scanner and then as heater warms up it returns to normal (1v-0v) refera... Trouble codes: P0138.
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1995 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM83W2S
Gentlemen, As usual I am overwhelmed with responses. 19 to be exact. Wow!! This vehicle does have leaking bags, that I knew. But the compressor never tried to come back on after we lowered car to ground and turned the switch back on. Looks like rear height sen...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L compressor VIN: WBDEA30D2K
Thank you for all of the replies, your info and feedback definately helped lead me in the right direction. It took a good amount of time testing and simulating, but finally was able to pin-point the problem. Under strong heat conditions compressor cuts out. Co...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA70G1V
Thanks for all your help, the customer has not yet return to complete repairs. Two of you suggested posible fuel cap not tight. and one person suggested that charcoal canister maybe coming apart and pellets clogging lines. This vehicle is drive by just one per... Trouble codes: P0455 (evap gross leak).
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1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Stall VIN: 2MELM75W9P
cleaned maf sensor and vehicle ran great. thanks for all the help.
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Front Differential VIN: 4M2ZU86W14
...basics, basICS,BASICS! My tech DID notice that the right front tire was newwer than the rest, but since it was the same brand and type, he over-looked the fact that the other 3 were 245/65/17, and the left front was a 245/70/17. Using the standard tire...
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2004 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D04
Thanks much for the help, a couple of responses hit the nail on the head. I found it eaisier to change from the top and had to push in the green tab under tension while tugging at the wires. The old sensor was leaking oil into the wire connector. Per advice I ... Trouble codes: P0355.
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Loses coolant VIN: 1G3NL52EX3
Thanks to those that replies. The consensus was that the cooling system was building up too much pressure, or that the seal was poor at the cap. I bled the system again and made sure the cap was on properly and ordered a new plastic surge tank, but I haven't s...
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