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1992 Audi 100 2.8L P. Windows , Radio VIN: WAUEJ54A4N
This Audi came into the shop with a charging issue after sittin for a year. We found and replaced the bad battery and checked for draws and none were found. We noticed that the power windows work all the time without the key in the ignition and after opening t...
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2002 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUXD68DX2
Hello Audi Techs This vehicle is also putting out white smoke out of the tail pipe, we check for vacuum leaks with a smoke machine and did not find any vacuum leaks, also has auto transmission code P 1857 (load signal error message from ecu)and ABS code P1857 ... Trouble codes: P1129 (fuel trim bank 2 system too rich mult), P, 1127 (fuel trim bank 1 system too rich mult), P, 1137 (fuel trim bank 1 system too rich add), P1139 (Fuel trim bank 2 sytem too rich add), P1557 (charge pressure control positive deviation), P00, 103 (Mass air flow sensorg70 signal too high)
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 4USCH7323W
Hi every Body, This car came in for changing the CMP sensor. I took upper intake manifold out, replaced the sensor put all hoses an eletrical conectors back, and now the car wont start, if I open throttle car would start but only have keep reving cant hold it...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Power Trunk Release VIN: WBABS33411
I have this 325ci convertible that is driving me crazy. The trunk will not release from the remote, trunk release from inside the car, or from the release handle on the trunk lid. I have a code 3D(trunk lid unlocking mechanism) and 85 (DWA alarm memory : tailg...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L smokes VIN: WBAGL63482
car came in with complaint of pinging & smoking "severely" after turning & accelerating abruptly. It happens intermittently & had a skip. we replaced 1 ignition coil & both pcv diaphrams & car was fine for 1 week came back with another dead coil, we replaced t...
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2003 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L memory mirror VIN: 1G6KS54Y83
I have this cad with the seat and mirror memory system. Everything works but the drivers mirror. The drivers mirror cant find its correct position and keeps moving to the stops. Passenger side works great. Seats move appropriately and all other functions work....
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, VIN: GERTYYUUII
I own an 84 corvette with a new small block standard 300 hp in the vehicle; We have used Edlebrock 1406 carb and chrome valve covers. THE PROBLEM; We are having a PCV complaint, where if you install a pcv valve in the valve cover, crankcase gases are building ...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY0787G
car came in on hook with no start condition, checked spark, (ok) checked fuel pressure, (ok) checked valve timing (ok) customer comes in and tells me he tried installing a {surge performance chip} he hooked it up to the maf sensor instead of the iat sensor. ne...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I built this old jeep and used the engine out of a wrecked 1993 Astro van. I used a Painless wiring harness and the ecm, prom, and mem-cal chip that they recommended. The problem that I am having is as soon as it drops into closed loop, it starts to run very l... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean Exhaust)
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22V9T
car came in about a month ago for tune up customers request replace wires and plugs fuel filter car came back 2 days after tune up found cylinder 5 misfire i look over the last technicians work found that cylinder 5 spark plug was damage replace it ran great c... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52M4W
Hi Guys, I am in need of some help. This malibu came in with a code p0446. We found the vent solenoid to be faulty, so we put a new one in. The code came right back, so we followed the gm trouble tree again, and thought maybe the canister was bad. We took th... Trouble codes: P0446
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDM19W8X
customer complaint is that starts and stall, engine always started to us with no problem, one day left over night and it did the problem, started and stalled a fue times and then it will not start any more. security light stays on when not startin. checked for... Trouble codes: P1626 (loss of serial communication with VTD), P1631 (theft deterrent system pasword incorrect)
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L brakes VIN: 1GCHK24U42
We just replaced the hydralic brake booster and the master cylinder on this truck because they were leaking a litte. Now the pedal feels low and hard. I have bench bled the master cylinder as well as bleed it on the vehicle a couple times. I also bled each ind...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L A/C Operation VIN: 1GNFK16Z72
Hi all, I have a 2002 Suburban that has an a/c problem. The a/c works good for about 15 minutes then the compressor stops and will not turn back on when a/c button is pressed. Vehicle has automatic temp. control and rear a/c. When the system is inop and the bu...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L right front signal VIN: 2G1WF52E24
After repairing the left front broken wire, went for a test drive and know I have a c1226 code for right front signal being erratic. I figured I had another wire issue. Was good so installed a bearing/sensor assemble, still same code. I then graphed the wheel ...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L trans VIN: 3C4FY48B62
hello all. i am the lucky recipient of a pt that i am pretty sure the trnny is fubar...car started rattling and when the lady pulled over to check it the car wouldnt move again after. when u put it in reverse it jumps FORWARD a lil bit...then nothin...same for...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No shift VIN: 1B7HF13YXW
Hey guys, I am no tranny guy but customer said the only shop around that will check it out is currently booked for a month so here we go. Truck came in for a no-shift. Had a output speed sensor code so I replaced the output sensor. That eliminated code but st...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Clutch VIN: 1B7KF2361X
has a shutter on intial takeoff only, if you feather the clutch you can mask the problem?
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R7Y
car came in with broken timing chain. i had the heads done and bought a new timing set.I installed the timing set acording to ALLDATA.It fired right up but is running rough.so i did a compression check cylinders 1,3,5 are all at 70psi cylinders 2,4,6 are all a...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L air bag VIN: 1B7GL22X21
air bag light on scan tool say pass side shorted to ground no clue were to start no data on scan tool to look at.fues ok pass side key switch on or off no change.please help donot mess with this alot.boss of big account may be i can help him.
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2003 Dodge Neon 2.0L cylinder rings
Trying to figure out if the rings on these motors are common failure items?? There are no teck bulletins on all- data.. Anyone have this problem or hear of it?? Kinda way out there for a coding fault.. but this is where my process of troubleshooting has taken ...
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1967 Ford mustang 302CID fuel,temp and oil pressure VIN: 7T01T26856
My question is what would be the cause? For the regulator is coming from reputable company that sells mustang parts and also if the regulator is looking for a ground resistance after its' supply passing through the gauges what would cause it to go bad.
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 5.8L starter VIN: 1FBJS31H0H
Hello, this thing is driving me nuts. simple old van with simple starting system. However the starter keeps running even with the soleniod unplugged. I can only suspect there is something in the wiring, but there is only the battery cables left at this point. ...
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1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W0S
Hello all I have a 1995 ford thunder bird with a 4.6. It stalls when put into gear when cold. I found the iac not moving. So i replaced the iac motor. Vehicle appears to idle and start fine how ever the these are the readings i have on my modis. iac 62% ect 15...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, ses light fluttering VIN: 1FTZF1723W
mornin techs, got this 98 f150 that stalls intermittantly and leaves p0340 behind. pcm relay chatters and ses light flutters while this is going on. fuel pressure and spark are ok. dis-connected maf,dpfe, and alt.primary connector while vehicle was acting up a... Trouble codes: 0340 (cam sensor circuit)
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTSE34L3W
vehicle came in with dead battery(complaint of loss of power and accessories until it stalled on driver and would not turn over after that).after charging battery,started van and checked output.result was 12.25 volts when idling or revved up.alternator bench t...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6633W
I need some help here folks. This thing starts and will idle all day long. As soon as you touch the throttle it falls right on its face. Will stumble so bad you think it's going to die. It doesn't tho. I have no codes, good fuel pressure and all scan readings ...
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L instrument clusgter VIN: 1FDWE40F1X
Has anyone ever come across this? At random, instrument lights go out and both directional arrows stay illuminated. Did a wiggle test on all harnesses with no results. Replaced headlite switch and directional switch. Pulled the instrument cluster, lights came ...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L batt lite VIN: 1FTNW21L3Y
let me start with thanks to all use this data base, its always helpful to have another brain to pick at. 2000 ford f250 sd when first started in the morning charge ind. lite stays on for a short while, goes off, system will charge,comes back on, no charge. wil...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L front axle seal VIN: 1FTNW21S1Y
this truck came in about 3 weeks ago. had a leak on right front axle (4x4). pulled axle to inspect. didn't realy find anything bad. axle looked in very good shape seals didn't look that bad. replaced inner and outer seals. the outer seal more of a dust seal bu...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: X03445FT98
at Idle it shakes real bad and smoothes out as you rev it up
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMRU17LXI
hello, well it seams i only get the hard ones so hear goes everything. this vehicle has a p0402 egr excessive flow detected. the first problem we came across is the hoses for the dpfe sensor were split and inside the hoses were all gummed up, so we replaced th... Trouble codes: P0402
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF17262
dont know where "extra" fuel is coming from. re-set fuel trim and test drove. trim numbers right back to -14% after drive. all seems good thanks in advance for your help. Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank1), P0175 (rich bank 2)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L fuel tank wont fill VIN: 1FTPW14564
Customer came in with a check engine light on, pulled out P1450, Fuel tank Vaccum cannot bleed, Fogged system and found leak from EVAP Vent solenoid. replaced part and check engine light has stayed off, but now customer is complaining and was before repair, th... Trouble codes: P1450
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L driveline/tcase VIN: 1FTPW14514
Help any ford tech. slow speed growl from 0 to 15 mph on acceleration sounds just like rusted rotors and or park shoes rubbing but its not. removed rear diff cover, fluid looked ok all gears looked ok, replace axle bearings they were found to be slightly worn,...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35P16
This vehicle is one of the city ambulances. Check for no start condition, found ICP voltage low while cranking (.50 to.60 volts) test said voltage should be minimum of .80 volts to enable injectors to function. Installed battery charger and vehicle started. Ch... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEC14W4X
Hello all, vehicle towed in, no start... Check fuel pressure, spark, put a cap & rotor on it anyway just because of past problems with these... Check plugs, they're dry. If I pour fuel down it's throat it runs. On the solus pro I see no Inj. pulse width.. Once...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L ac temp VIN: 2GTEK19T34
The vehicle intermittantly blows hot air through the vents when the a/c is on and set on auto at 72 degrees. There are complaints of this happening regardless of outside temperature. We ran scanner tests including custom data stream tests. Nothing was found. P...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L oil pressure` VIN: IGKFK66U44
this one has been in our shop multiple times. it all started with a hard start/extended crank time concern. currently it will start in the bay as often as you would like, after any driving it will exhibit a no start condition. we have at the request of the cus...
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2004 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 4.2L air compressor VIN: 1GKET12S64
Hey Everyone!! Please help me here!! I am pulling my hair out on this one just because I can't find any info on this system that is helpfull!!! OK on this XUV the customer came in the other day stating the battery was dead. They also said they thought the rear...
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1981 Honda Accord LX 1.8L alt/reg VIN: JHMSM3330B
this car is an oldie but a goodie.very clean!car came in with wire harness to alt melted.removed harness,cut wires back 3 inches and eliminated harness plug.alt is wired strait to engine harness.soldered all connections.installed new volt reg from honda,a bosc...
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W91
customer came in to the shop with check engine lite after scanning we realize that coded 1120 was present .. code state accel pedal sensor fault. i replace the sensor but the code is still present Trouble codes: P1120
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2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on
hi guys. i have this 2005 honda civic came to our shop with service codes p0497 and p1456. i did the test on p0497 first and everything tested ok no vacuum or hoses leak,canister shut valve tested ok,purge valve tested ok,power and ground tested good. then i p...
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1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L no forward gears VIN: KMHJG24M2V
This car came to me with Reverse only. Customer told me its on its first transmission. this is the first time i've seen the car. when i pull the #9 fuse(TCU) 2nd gear only, will work. Its got me baffled! The first Transmission im not sure why it failed but the...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Injector pulse, fuel pump VIN: KMHWF25VXY
Hi, I had this car delivered last week that would not start. They drove it to the local Safeway and it would not start when they came out. There are no codes, no power to the injectors, the fuel pump is not working, blown fuses for the ecu relay and ecu. I pul...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L noisy lifters VIN: KM8SC83D31
Originally came in with misfire and noisey lifters. Found low compression and misfire on #3 cyl. pulled rear valve cover and found 10 out of 12 lifter collapsed. Replaced all rear bank lifters and changed oil. Customer picked up and after 1 week called and sai...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT48S0Y
to the jeep experts out there i have a 2000 cherokee came in on a hook as a no start on arival checked for spark, fuel pressure,injector toggle, had everything but injector toggle the kicker is you can give it a shot of carb clean and it will fire up and stay ...
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7230T
I have this 96 Kia with no codes and it was idling rough and would backfire out the intake and want to die when accelerating. I found the MAF to be out of range so I installed a new MAF and it idled better. It still will spit and sputter and backfire out the i...
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L solinoid/tcm VIN: JT8UF22E1S
this car is driving me crazy! six months ago had same problem but also had tcc solinoid or valve problem, would die after warmed up when coming to a stop. would have to put in neutral before stopping and then kill the car and restart to be able to put in gear ...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1LNLM9743R
Gentlemen and ladies, we have an old 94 lincoln cont with the infamous leak down air bags; We have done the conventional conversion kits with great luck; Question? How many worms will come crawling out of the can if one removes the rear bags and just install's...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L driver seat VIN: 5LMEU68H63
Hey all you ford lincoln techs out there, this one has got me stumped. The drivers seat will not move, the lumbar works fine though. The customer said the side view mirrors stopped working at the same time. I tested the switch and gave direct power to the seat...
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1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGL22CTR
This car runs rough at idle & feels like going to stall occas. We cannot get any data from our Snap on brick. O2 voltage buries under 100 mv. when acting up. Once car is warmed up seems to go away/or is much better(more of an open loop problem) - Mass airflow ... Trouble codes: 172 (o2 fixed lean)
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1999 Mazda 323 1.5L Cuts out VIN: BJ5W-11163
HI TEAM tHIS IS A CURLY ONE. THE CAR HAS AN INTERMITTANT SURGING,MISS FIRE AND CUTTING OUT PROBLEM. IT ONLY SEEMS TO HAPPEN AFTER HIGH LOAD DRIVING. THE CAR IS ALSO VERY FLAT IN PERFORMANCE AND MY GUT FEELING IS THAT IT IS RUNNING LEAN UNDER HIGH LOAD. IT HAS... Trouble codes: P1345 (cam shaft position sensor)
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 230ce 2.3L fuel VIN: WDB2240302
this is a grey import to australia,has csi-e fuel system without lamba and air temp sensor, problem is cannot get MA readings at EHA valve,wireing seems ok,suspect control unit, i need a control unit pin-out diagram for this system,any help apreaciated,
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2007 Mercedes-Benz R500 5.0L Battery VIN: 4JGCB75E67
Looking for any help on removing the battery on a 2007 Mercedes R500 with out removing the hole interior of the car.
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1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AD59G9S
car will reset both codes within 2-3 mins of clearing cam signal looks good on scope and did not drop out when code set tested fr pin on alternator and got .3 volts which alldata says is out of spec. my question is has anyone seen p1500 causing cam code? i did... Trouble codes: P0340, P1500
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1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN8HD17Y1S
HI all. Thanks in advance for your help. I have a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder with a 3.0 Liter engine. Its stalling intermittently when hot. After it stalls and you try to restart, all power to dash cuts out. There are no dash lights, and no crank. I was thinking t...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Input housing VIN: 1G2WP52K6W
I am rebuilding a 4t65e transmission. This is a personal car that I picked up cheap, but its a nice car and I want to learn more about transmissions anyway. After dissassembley I found that the bearing and spacer between the input housing and the second clutch...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNNF52E63
a brief thanks to all. first i have ran into this problem dont know where to start. customer came in one day about needing a tune up . just plugs ..request by customer. replaced plugs cust. takes car home a week later car gets tow in, fuel pump went out replac... Trouble codes: P0420
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2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Unknown VIN: 3G7DB03E83
Hi Everyone and thanks for taking the time to read this.I have a real problem child here. This vehicle has a wobble in the driveline on acceleration that is really bad. I put it on the hoist and had someone run up to speed and it looks like the motor mounts ar...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Condensor VIN: WBADT33492
Thanks to all who replied, I'm confident a new condensor fan assy would repair this vehicle and that I would not need to recalibrate after installation. I only wish the customer would not have declined repairs at this time. If he chooses to have us perform thi...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L no ground signal to compressor above 30mph. VIN: 2G1FP22S8S
while all sensor parameters were normal during A\C operation the evap temp sensor reading was 46 degrees... seemed a lil warmer than what it should have been. Replaced Evaporator Temp Sensor and all is well, new sensor shows 38 degrees. thanks to all for ...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G1WL52M2V
I had many great ideas, like a loose baffle in the tank, or possible burnt wires, but the vehicle has not shown up, and they have not returned our calls. I am going to close this and will update it later if the vehicle shows up. Thanks for all the great ideas...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF55E01
Well its fixed . As many suggested I believed it was the ignition switch I removed it and took it apart and I saw burned spots on the contacts I thought for sure this would fix it but the next day same problem wouldnt start same exact problem . So going with m...
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L ECM & power Supply VIN: 1C3XY66R1M
Thanks to all the replys, the real problem still exist. After spending alot of time finding what componets disconnected would stop the problem we installed a battery disconnect. Had some good tips and good thoughts on this one. Thanks again to all.
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L 3-4 shift VIN: 1C3EJ56H3S
thanks to the 9 replies. after re-testing all 3-4 circuits and underhood relay center. the fix was the trans. control module. it took 4 remab chry. tcm to get a good one. just to be sure we put 150mi on vehicle before returing to customer. bad parts sure make ...
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1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L 2-1 shift VIN: JB3XD64B4N
Charles from SC hit it right on the head. The tech that replaced the TPS before I got the car didn't bother to adjust it before releasing the car. Found car to have 1.4x volts w/throttle fully closed; adjusted to .49 @ c/t and all is well now. Once again, sor...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L front end
i was overwhelmed by the amount of responses i got on this problem.most replies were about the engine mounts being out of align causing the axle to wobble at the inner c v joint.i loosened all the mounting bolts and shook everything around,retightened and magi...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, pre-ingnition VIN: 1B4HS28Y9W
I called customer to explain were I was at with it he mentioned they had tried some Used 390/5.9 injectors to give it more power. I then asked were his old ones were and he brought them down to me I put them in and car ran champ. Another case of man made prob...
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2003 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L trans VIN: 1B3ES66S23
Well, I found the problem and it really wasn't related to a failure of the clutch, trans or linkage. What we found was the shield over the cat. converter that was positioned too close to the shift cables under the vehicle. Instead of being positioned somewhere...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HD46R24
Indeed it was a defective compressor. I replaced the compressor. Evacuate system for 30 minutes and recharged system. System works good. Thanks for all the replies.
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1992 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAPP60T2N
This tool is awsome!!! Thanks to all that replied and special thanks to Jason in PA for nailing this one on the head. It was the coolant temp sensor, I could unplug it and nothing changed. but the minute I plug the new one up it done great, and even fixed th i...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: 1FALP13P7V
OK so I pulled the head last night found cylinders 2,3,&4 intake and exhaust valves leaking (filled ports w/ water leaking profusly around the valves).Sending head to machine shop.Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0320 (ign/distributor speed cuircut fault), P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire detected).
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Headlamp VIN: 1FAFP53S6X
Yall were right the DRL Module was fried, Stupid Mitchael Didnt even have it listed on their diag list. THanks for the support
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU72K53
Thanks to all that replied. As stated we knew that cam could not have been out 180, So the only question I had was are the 2 notched parallel with head. Vehicle runs great. I'll save $350 since I will not likely see many of these. If all components are marked ...
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1986 GMC K1500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GTEK14H7G
Sorry for not responding sooner but this is one of those that I had to force myself to go work on and just get it done. I installed a Borg Worner Ignition Modual this time and added another ground to the coil(it already had one). So far the truck is still runn...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S82
Thanks to everyone that replied to my request! I have replaced the fan clutch and reflash the computer, and so far, so good. It's really a bloody mess (literally) to replace. Thanks again! Trouble codes: P0495 (Cooling Fan Speed High).
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L cyl heads VIN: 1GTEC19T45
Hey All,Truck is fixed still don't what cause hydro carbon to go into cooling system.Thermostat was fine and as I stated no external coolant leaks.Upon tear down did find an area between cyl #3 and #5 where the headgasket did seem to seal.The truck only had 38...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCG16502
Well this car is fixed.Chuck and I agreed that the blower controler it will not effect the ac compressor not to work right boy we were wrong,put new blower controler and it works just fine.This is new lesson for me.Thanks for the replys.Michel
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Shift lock VIN: 5FNRL18633
I adjusted the nuetral saftey/inhibitor switch so that it was turned to the "P" side of adjustment. Customer took van and drove for 4 days with no incident. 5th day problem returned. Driver #1 knows when problem is there after starting van and "P" monitor l...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L rear end noise VIN: JNKCA21D2T
thank you for all your help found calipper on right side was bad replace both noise gone thank you fr taking the time to help
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L hydraulic lifter VIN: KNDJB7237V
we repressurized the cylinders after removing both camshafts. found a couple valve seat leaking . a second trip to a machine shop and a valve job , helped fix the problem. hard lesson : always bench check the machine shop work thanks for all yours ...
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1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNBM82F3J
thank you all who replied i put a reman. dist and new coil so far so good. i will keep you all posted
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1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JMINA3511N
After testing just about everything under the hood, we replaced the oxygen sensor and all seems fine now, thank you for the insight.
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: DON'T KNO
well threw in towel cust found replacement auto this year does not have crank sensor and internal coil but you can check neg. side of coil externally no pulse was found 2 ecms 5 dist. used reb. and new has to be in wiring harness to ecm oh well can't fix them ...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1TA22271
First I thank those who replied, But after Too much time on car, ie. checking every electrical wire,connection,wave form ect. Even found the colored vacuum line routing and checked it. Found the crank gear two teeth out, the tenstioner was weak. The car did dr...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SE 4.5L No Start VIN: 1160321201
Thanks to all you guys who helped me out on this one, specially to Steve from Florida and Mike from California for steering me in the right direction. As it turns out, the problem was: excessive voltage drop on the circuit that feeds power to the fuel injectio...
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1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G3HN53L3P
After doing some father testing doing a engine cranking test , lets go back because i would like to touch on something that i found very important about test equipment and that is regular service found out that i was getting high kv's on rear bank 2,4,6 and ju...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L compressor VIN: YS3DD75N3X
I had a little help from a former Saab tech that came by the shop and helped me diagnose a bad computer. After replacing everything was fine. I had alot of responses that pointed to this but I wasnt confident enough to replace it without some help.
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L engine VIN: 1G8ZH52832
Thanks for all the replies... I removed the cylinder head and didnt find any issue with the head gasket, so i got a new cylinder head and put it back together and its working perfectly... Thanks to Dean from New york for giving me the new saying " As sure as t...
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2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Lock cylinder VIN: 1G8AJ52F94
Thanks for all the suggestions. I ended up drilling it out. Didn't take too terribly long to do. Thanks again for the help.
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1985 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT4RN61D3F
Sorry guys n gals but no fix yet. The customer took the vehicle to have a friend try some things. My request for help brought a lot of info, most of which I had already tried. The compression was good and equal. Added redundent grounds. Tried a different E...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWRP69M42
SORRY FOR THE LONG WAIT. JUST GOT THE CAR BACK IN THE SHOP LAST NIGHT. REMOVED THE INTAKE MANIFOLD. PLUGGED SOLID WITH CARBON DONT SEE HOW IT RAN AT ALL THAT EXPLANES THE SMOKE OR RICH CONDITION. CLEANED WITH OVEN CLEANER AND A SMALL WIRE BRUSH. REPLACED THE...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1LS5525R
Thanks for all your help. Ended up being the fuel control computer. I removed the cover from the pcm and noticed a burnt diode inside. Once I replaced the computer all the problems went away and car runs great with no flooding.
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94D2Y
Thanks to all who replied - got hold of scan tool, got communication with TCM - no communication with PCM - suspect PCM, but it's $1400 - car went to dealership and they called the ETM and warrantied it - they still have the car and just got a fax from them to...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Electronic VIN: YV1TS94041
After talking to several other techs as well as the three replies we got we sent this one to the Volvo dealer. The aftermarket warranty wanted us to get an approval from customer to tear down unit. We told them to pick it up and take to dealer.
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