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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4DA9353M
hello,car came in w/small miss and hessitation .after checking inside distributor find distributor shaft moving sideways {shaft bearing going bad}.easy... replace w/ rebuilt distributor ,new cap ,rotor ok...start runs real good go for test drive ,park it .no p...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68EX4
This Audi originally came in for poor idle and hard starting. It had 6 codes: P1111, lean; P1136, Lean, addidtive; P1297, Pressure drop between turbo and throtle valve; P0300, random missfire and P0301, 2, 3, and 4, missfiring on all cylinders. Adaption number... Trouble codes: P1111 (17519 System too lean lower limit exceeded)
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L keyless entry VIN: WBACB4312P
does anyone know the proper procedure to get a new BMW factory keyless remote to work? it is the box style with 3 buttons. (82 11 1 467 015) tried the one procedure that says to open trunk, sit in car, close door, cycle key on and off 5 times. (did not work) I...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L battery light on VIN: WBAGH8335X
costomer was driving car when battery light came on . got home then car would not start batter dead. car towed to are shop tested battery faied tast replece batt. car started ok {butt} battery light on dash. replace alternator . with no help. ck fuses and batt...
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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 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L door locks VIN: 4USBT334X3
Journeymen once more helping a Porsche customer with a BMW. The client says that for a while if she kept at the unlock button she might be able to get the door open after 10 or so tries. When using the button the lock will stutter and the knob will bounce up a...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52L3R
hello, we are working on a 1994 buick lesabre. the problem is that when cold the car will start and die. it will do this as many as 8 times before it will continue to run. the customer also reports intermittant shut off while driving and again the start and di... Trouble codes: P0406
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K71
-July 3/08, CEL came on, scan and found code P1133B,O2 sensor number one not switch sufficiently, data stream confirmed a lazy O2. Replaced O2 sensor, cleared code and road tested car O2 is switching properly. -July 21/08, CEL came on, scan and found code P113... Trouble codes: P133
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L No Start, DELAY STARTING VIN: 1GNEK13T11
When outside temp. is hot and vehicle has sat in parking lot for awhile, engine will spin for several seconds but will not start. Doesn't even try to start. Customer stated that when this happens, he will turn key of and attempt to restart a 2nd time and it wi...
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1GNEC13T95
speedometer sticks at 70 mph, replaced instrument cluster twice, all gauges worked. i took to dealership to have programming for steering wheel controls and cluster quits working. they told me had short in system. installed cluster from another vehicle, all ga...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D7HB11Y03
I replaced the ECM, which corrected the original issues, but now it will flag a P0032 code on startup. I have tried to figure out how the system works but it is not making sense to me so I am hoping someone can help. I can see the ECM commanding the 1/2 heater... Trouble codes: P0032 (O2 1/1 sensor heater circuit high)
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46R35
I have worked on 5 - 10 vehicles that set these codes for catalytic converter efficiency. In each case, I have been unable to determine why the catalyst monitor fails. I have replaced both catalysts, all 4 O2 sensors and the PCM on one car before it was fixed.... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalytic 2/1 Converter Efficiency)
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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A7H
vehicle cranks normal, but fails to start. while cranking vehicle seems to want to run, but as soon as the ignition is relaese vehicle will dye out. twice maybe by coincidence vehicle ran for very short time on alternative fuel(propane). as testing did install...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP42T2S
today in my shop i have a 94 gt mustang with the 302. we towed it in due to non start. we found that it has no fire we tried the coil but that wasnt the problem it does not have an ignition module that i can find and no crank sensor if anyone can tell me what ...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FALP65L8T
the vehicle floods cold start warm ok driving vehicle stf and lft are 0 to 4% no vacuum leaks found have noticed fuel pressure will drop about 25 psi in one hour is this a normal condition for fuel pump operation and the intake is not leaking
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U6V
This vehicle is owned by a little old lady who hardly drives the vehicle. her son brought it to us because it will not pass the emissions test with a code in the vehicle. This canister purge valve code comes on with the koeo test immediately after start up or ... Trouble codes: P0443
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Smokes VIN: 1FMRU18W1W
Okay, this vehicle came in with the owner complaining of an occasional hard start. It would crank and then "clunk" and die. Then it would restart and run but smoke heavily. We could not duplicate the clunking part and when we started and drove it on two occasi...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FDXF47P03
about a week ago this truck was dropped off with 2 requests, oil change, and a oil leak on the driver side. when i opened the hood, i saw oil in, and dripping from the degas bottle. i checked the oil and it hardly showed any. i started the truck, all seemed ok...
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2006 Ford E-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14WX6
Hope some ford techs have seen this! The customer came in with the complaint the sometimes the engine will begin to miss fire and the check engine light will flash. At the time he brought it in there was no problem, I did find DTC"S P0300, P0305, and P0303, I ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0303, P0307, P0307
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31P46
This vehical is was in a crash and is at a body shop and is a no start. It first had the 50 amp fuse blown for the injectors. Thought I had it solved, no such luck. Then I had codes for all the injectors. (low) replaced weak batteries, solved that. Now it has ... Trouble codes: P2618
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Throttle Cable
Throttle cable siezed as initial complaint. Replaced throttle cable with NEW cable (the old cable siezed internally). After I replaced the cable, the new cable siezed. The customer noticed smoke in the passenger compartment when the new cable siezed. I replace...
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1995 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHJF33M2S
the car came into the shop for a timing belt replacement and the car idling too low to a point when it stalled intermittently.replaced the timing belt,balance shaft belt and water pump.cleaned the throttle body and adjusted the idle speed screw on the throttle...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L valves VIN: KM8SB12B63
replaced lifters no effect and measured valve height and is fine ...changed to thinner oil does the same im at my witts end please help im tired of taking the cams out..
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1980 Jeep CJ7 5.0L Master cyl VIN: ABCDEF1126
Hello to all. We have a 1980 CJ7 that is crazy. Everything was ok till it broke afront brake hose. We replaced both front brake hoses. Then we can't get a pedal, bleed all day. It sometimes seems to get a pedal, let it set a second,then back to the floor. The ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58S9W
Hi, Everyone, This Jeep runs fine; starts every time without any problem. Under normal cruise, 40-50 mph, or in traffic, the engine dies. Leaving it in gear and coasting along, engine will refire. Fuel smell is evident. Fuel pump may have intermittent proble...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW58S6X
Hi, I recently installed a used engine (from a reputable source)and it will barely start--backfiring, stalling, really rough running. All data is in spec (tps,map,ect,iat,etc.) I have a strong feeling that the oil pump drive and cam sensor assembly is not time...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L blower controls VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
Sometimes when you turn the blower on high the whole system shuts down, other times the air is not as cold on the passenger side, it has dual zone automatic climate control. thanks in advance for any help, Joe [...]
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12301
i'm tired of pulling out my hair over this one, so i'm asking for your help. this kia has a vibration at idle. it gets slightly worse when put in gear and/or a/c is turned on. it feels as if the egr valve is slightly open at idle, but this motor does not have ...
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1989 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNBM81F8K
Greetings: Customers concern is that vehicle dies when accelerating from hard turns as well as shutters when taking off. Duplicated both. When starting vehicle it sounded like a chevy that has the timing too advanced and is fighting itself. Replaced battery-b...
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1988 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, runs very poor VIN: JM1FC3517J
This car came in as a no start no spark or injector pulse car was sitting for along time. Found the mass airflow sensor was the cause of the no spark and no injector pulse. Got car to run by putting oil down intake. The car has very little power very little co...
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1995 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22D5S
Car was towed in last week for stalled/ no start issue. Found battery dead. Recharged & car started and ran. Car stalled 3 times in lot. Got into shop & hooked up fuel pressure gauge and found fuel pressure to be ok. Let run and found pressure was still presen...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F6T
body shop tried to start, battery dead, they tried to jump start,also tried to charge battery without disconecting battery with a good battery engine turns over but will not start has fuel in tank and can see fuel in clear plastic lines at fuel filter added fu...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Limp Mode VIN: WDBTK75J55
I have this 05 CLK500 with no shift from transmission it does not slip but does not shift its in limp mode, found P0600 which is serial communications failure, could not communicate with transmission control module, we believe we need to replace transmmission ...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L column VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
I would like some idea of the best way to fix a car which has had the column peeled as in a theft,if I replace the column can the theft system be reprogrammed to work, or would it be easier to replace the ignition lock and damaged parts at the top of the colum...
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1974 MG MGB 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: GHN5UE3432
This one is giving us fits. First we got it in with the request of changing the points and condensor and that will fix it. That didn't fix a very rough run condition, went on to check carburetor adjustment and found very rich and when backing out the adjustmen...
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2005 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LX41FX5
I thought I knew the reason for the "Drive By Wire" throttle system, but this one defies logic. First of all, there IS a throttle cable. It goes from the pedal to the passenger side fender skirt...All the way past the front of the intake and around the engine.... Trouble codes: P2138 (Throttle/Pedal Position Sensor/ Switch D/E Voltage Correlation)
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N2DL01D7X
evap code p1446 keeps coming on. we replaced the valve and repiared rotted line that was leaking slowly. signals from pcm all work solonoids all react and hold pressure. seem to have hit the wall. any suggestion welcome. thanks Trouble codes: P1446 (vent control valve closed diag)
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L 80 Idle relearn VIN: 1G3GR62C3S
Have a 95 Aurora with 4.0, it had wrong ISC installed and wire plug did not fit correct. Original complaint was stalling. Installed correct part and new connector. After some research then was able to find out how to learn idle and get rid of ses light and cod... Trouble codes: 80
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1984 Plymouth Colt DL 1.6L loss of power VIN: A1234567AB
this is a friends car and his complaint goes like this... in the morning with the engine cold the car starts fine and idles good runs well and accelerates well, now mind you this is only for the first few minutes after start up before it gets warmed up. Now wh...
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1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, puking oil VIN: WP0EB0914E
Hello, this is my first time using this forum. Im new at an independent shop having worked for ford dealers for the last 12 years. Anyways, my shop owner has this 1984 Porsche 911 that is supposedly bumped to a 930 Turbocharged engine. This vehicle has been li...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L water pump VIN: YS3FH49Y14
hello, new to iatn, this sabb came in for a leaking water pump, we replace it, then we discover a winding noise like belt too tight or bearing goin out, that as rpm increses noise too. we run vehicle with no belts, noise still there, noise is close to the wate...
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1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Oil Pressure VIN: JT4RN63B3G
This truck came to our shop smoking like a train. We pulled the turbo and found the bearings very worn and lots of oil in intake and exhaust. Customer supplied us with a new turbo and we installed it with no problems. Soon after it started smoking again. Lots ...
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3VWLC81H95
hello techs have this vw golf that has #4 injector on all the time causing a rich cond and misfire, checked injector thats ok,no pulse signal only power on all the time,with fuel pressure gauge connected after ign shut off loses fuel pressure through #4 inj, s...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B62
have checked all lines to and from the air pump to various engine components also have checked for broken vaccum lines at the control valve no problems seen thus far any help will be greatly appreciated also most of the test for these codes says to use vag sca... Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic VIN: WVWRR61J84
Hello fellow techs, I have this volkswagon that came in from a car lot with no repairs history, customer complained it shifts hard while cold and miss shifting, once it warms up it shifts fine, trans. codes: 00652 (Transmission Shift-Range Controller - Incorre...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Lighting VIN: YV1TS97D3X
Need some help on a Volvo! I have this S80 that when you lock the car with the keyless remote every once in a whial the hazard lights will start to flash! No telling when this will happen, they just start flashing at random. Anyone seen this before or have any...
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JH4DC435Y5
I found a honda factory bulletin in motorage(08-035) It says to check connections on ignitor to see if they are loose. They were loose. Tightened them, and adjusted the valves. Driven 100 miles and no pending codes. Missfire code gone and so is cat code
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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L spark & injector pulse VIN: JH4KA96582
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED TO MY REQUEST. I HATE TO SAY IT BUT THE CAR ENDED UP AT AN ACURA DEALERSHIP AND AS OF THIS TIME IT STILL DOES NOT START. I CHECKED EVERY THING I COULD THINK OF & LEFT A NOTE FOR THE ACURA TECH. AS TO WHAT WAS DONE & THEY FEEL IVE C...
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Steering VIN: 19UUA56643
HI PEOPLE. THE CUSTOMER CAME IN YESTERDAY TO TAKE ME FOR A TEST DRIVE TO SHOW ME THE HARD PULL TO THE LEFT AT 80MPH. YES THE CAR DRIFTS SIDE TO SIDE AT THAT SPEED, IT ALSO GOES STRAIGHT AS AN ARROW SOMTIMES TO. I DROVE THE CAR AND IT DRIFTS OCCASIONALLY TO EIT...
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1992 Audi 100 2.8L P. Windows , Radio VIN: WAUEJ54A4N
Thanks for all the replies. It was the window module and the A/C Clutch speed sensor.
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L ride control VIN: WA1YD64B32
well, this car is gone now, we cleared all codes in the headlight system and the ride control system, it has a hard code for LF level sensor, the dealer just put bags and sensors in recently, so it will be going back for furthur testing, thanks for all the res...
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1990 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G4HR54CXL
Thanks to everyone who replied. The majority of people said that crank sensors and ignition modules are prone to problems on these rigs. In this case it turned out to be a combination of weak ignition coils and a module that would stop trigering spark to #3 cy...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L security VIN: 1G6KY549XX
Thanks for all the help the thermistor was bad. I found one from napa. Gm has discontiuned the piece. 1.6k ohm resistor will work if needed.
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Poor Fuel Economy, hard start VIN: 3GNGK26J0W
Well, as suggested by a few of you, I purchased reman fuel injectors from Linder Tech Services in Indiana. They are awesome to deal with, and very fast shipping. My Suburban is finally fixed. This is the last time I will ever buy a set of reman injectors from ...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L key fobs VIN: 1GNDT13W6X
new fob bad dealer next door has had a bunch of new fey fob problems for 99 model year
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L compressor VIN: 1GNEK13T1Y
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONED. EVERYONE PRETTY MUCH NAILED THIS ONE. FOUND SOME METAL IN THE ORIFICE TUBE SO WE REPLACED DRIER AND COMPRESSOR. NO MORE NOSIE.THANKS AGAIN
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Drive Cycle VIN: 1GCCT19W9Y
was able to chill with ice & fan & clear O2 heater but not Cat, EGR or purge did find a sticking Fuel Tank Pressure sensor & will change but intake started leaking badly & owner is contemplating an S-10 divorce. will update if he ok's repairs.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L brakes VIN: 1GCHK24U42
Thanks for all the help. I did have the correct part. I also bled everything will all the suggested tips. This is a hydralic unit so there is no vacuum involved with this one. After trying everything two and three times we went with another hydralic booster. N...
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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L battery VIN: 2G1WX12K73
THANK YOU EVERYONE THAT POSTED ON THIS. I PUT A BCM IN IT AND HAD IT PROGRAMED AND IT FIXED THE PROBLEM NOW ONLY A 20MA DRAW AFTER SITTING FOR 2-3 MIN OF SITTING THANKS
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L right front signal VIN: 2G1WF52E24
We this one is fixed, I received 7 replies . I took Bradley idea of running new wire from the ebcm right to the sensor. I used 16 gauge wire and spun it with a drill, covered it with loom and at first ran it along the window cowl directly down to the wheel. No...
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2004 Chevrolet Optra 2.0L No Start VIN: KL1JK52ZX4
I think the I got a basic reply. I was looking for the "Ive seen that before". The vehicle got a couple dealer cam sensors. It always lost its signal when it wouldnt start. Yes it would start and run great 90% of the time. When the signal was funky it wouldnt....
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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT 3.9L P\S pump noise VIN: 2G1WK15151
Thanks to all the replies!I flushed the system first until clean fluid came out, still had the noise, seemed like it was worse, before you had to hit all the way one way or the other, now just sitting growls like hell.I decided to replace the pump, made noise ...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0L Power mirrors VIN: 1GCHK29KX8
I have not purchased this truck yet, but trust all my fellow tech who responded they all agree install new mirrors & reprogram. This was my 1st help request. What a great response Thank you all Bob [...] will save your e mail, If I buy, I'll E mail you Thanks a...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2C8GF68484
most of replies pointed to lower control arm either ball joints or bushings, was able to get my hands on a set of chassis ears, put on tie rods ball joints & control arm bushings the only noise came from ball joint prev tried greasing wouldn't take any grease ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7KF23Z6W
Hi folks I am truly great full for the help I received. I have not had the time to bring this vehicle back in and try what was suggested to me. I hope to bring it back in next week. I do plain on changing the crank sensor. When I do I will respond to those who...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R7Y
Thanks for all the replys and help guys.It did turn out to be 1 tooth out of time.Thank God it didn't bend the valves again.
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L crank sensor stuck VIN: 1B4HS28N3Y
Thank you to all that took time to reply. The generosity of this group is outstanding. I finally got the crank sensor out by using a combination of some of the techniques mentioned. Some of those would include: James from Virginia's idea was to bust it up a...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L right trailer signal/brake light VIN: 1D7HA18N23
Thanks for your help fellas. After discussing the possible repair options that you gave me, our client decided to replace the IPM. His reasoning was what if the trailer brake light was only the start of the problem. I did/do not know what caused the IPM fail...
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1992 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FACP44M7N
this one is fixed ,after replacing crank sensor as per cust (against my recomdation) still had same results .told cust i was done unless he replaced ing module with a new unit. customer grudingly agreed . vehicle runs like it is suppose too. i suggest everybod...
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X7P
This one really beat us up. What it came down to was a failed MAF sensor. It read correctly & passed all tests we threw at it. We disabled it & put system into FMEM & no change. Just happened that the exact same vehicle came into the shop RUNNING PERFECTLY so ...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6633W
Many of you said check MAF. As stated in post ALL Scan readings looked good. That included MAF. Turned out to be a VCT Solenoid. Variable Cam Timing Solenoid. Has to be one of the NOT so smart idesas from Ford... Thanks to ALL that replied.
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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Reverse Gear VIN: 1FAFP46V6W
Thank you all for your help, suggestions and replies. After reviewing all, we felt that this was a normal condition now. We were able to remove allot of the stiffness and poor shift quality. All parts were Ford parts. Thanks again for your help.
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTSE34L3W
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.PROBLEM WAS WITH THE GREEN/RED WIRE THATS SUPPOSED TO BE BATTERY VOLTAGE WITH IGNITION ON.THE JUNCTION NEAR THE BRAKE BOOSTER WAS ALL CORRODED AND NOT ALLOWING CURRENT THROUGH,EVEN THOUGH THE FUSE WAS GOOD.REPAIRED THIS CONNECTION A...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP3432Y
a couple of guys answered the question I asked. as I stated, I knew the rest of the system worked, but not at what temperature. the low fans come on at 235 (which seemed high) and the high ones at 245. I just got nervous when I saw a temperature of 230 with no...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L noisy lifters VIN: KM8SC83D31
We took the bore scope into #6 cly and found a valve seat had come loose and was holding the valve open. That explains the miss and rapping noise. I assume the seat would sometimes go back into place sometimes and run normal. There is also piston damage-the e...
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2007 Hyundai Entourage SE 3.8L compressor VIN: KNDMC23347
Good Afternoon: It appears that the clutch is bad. I have power to it but no engagement. It comes in pieces from Hyundai. I just got a coil. I will add if this work out. Thanks for the help!!! Tom
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cooling Fans VIN: JNKCV51E43
Car is fixed for now. Found blown fuse in IPDM. Only got 3 replies on this one but they tend to agree that there are some issues with the IPDM. I waited a week or so to post this fix just to see if it comes back or not. So far so good, but if it comes back wit...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L noise
The beast is out the door! Thank's for the thought's but as i said it was in the rear and the upper ball joint was replaced. What it was beleive it or not is in the parking break. found it by useing it while driveing. pulled it all apart and found the shoes fu...
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.7L electical VIN: KNAGD12675
kia would not warranty because of remote starter, it was not the problem, i couldnt get any assistance finding a schematic so i started removing the harness that was burnt. it left the fuse box went up the piller post and went to the mirror dome light and viso...
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1988 Mazda RX-7 SE 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3717J
Thanks for the responses turns out the mass airflow sensor was causing the no spark and the no injecter pulse. Learned alot on this car. Thanks again
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF72F2V
Thanks for the 3 replies about this problem. 2 for wiring harness issue and 1 for throttle valve assembly. Wiring harness was definitely intact so must be throttle assembly but the customer did not want to pay for a repair at this time so put it all back to... Trouble codes: P0507 (isc rpm higher than expected), P1580 (isc actuator).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E8X
replaced crank sensor and hasnt died on me yet. resistence on old sensor was 1.180 k ohms, new sensor is .715 k ohms at around 80*F. havent driven the vehicle too far yet, but it was dying pretty consistently when hot before and it hasnt acted up yet. washing ...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y5X
I am closing this post because I am still trying to find the correct ECU to put in this car. I put an Eclipse ECU in and the vehicle would crank but not start. It looks like a junkyard ECU was put in this car from a Chrysler Breeze. Interesting thing is the... Trouble codes: P1492 (Battery temp. sensor voltage too high).
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JN8DR09Y92
Thankyou everyone for all your suggestions. Tom & Dave were of the most help. Ground was a problem as well as off a tooth. Re-aligned marks & wha-la running great. Again, thank you.
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L tcc VIN: 1GMDX03E3Y
Well..after much cussing and throwing wrenches i figured it out...turns out one of the "new" solenoids i purchased from an unnamed supplier was mechanicly bad...although all electicly good and no codes... this THE last time i get aftermarket electrics for this...
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1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L abs VIN: WPOAA2995S
believe problem is the ABS module. called BBA reman. thank you Donald. the problem is they do not work on Porsche modules and did not feel comfortable checking or repairing. said they would look at it for free, but could not gaurantee fixing it. recommended ta...
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