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2002 Audi A4 3.0L remote entryu VIN: WAULT68E72
Convenience control module coded with no problem...found out that customer has only one remote and no valet key. Does anyone know if there is a procedure to adapt one remote after replacing conv control mod? Could not find any info in alldata, iatn database or...
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1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBAHD631XN
we need help with this older bmw. the problem is the car runs very good all the time. but frequently it will die at a stop and restart very quickly.this happens only when stopping, never while driving at spped. when we have our modis or baum scanner on it the ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Radio VIN: WBADT43412
When you turn the car on the radio is always on. The face of the radio does not light up. You can't change the volume. You can't change the station. It is unresponsive in all ways. The computer has no codes associated with the radio. Bad radio?
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52LXR
This Buick has a very intermitent stall. Once it stalls it will somtimes start immediatly, and sometimes starts after 20 minutes. Vehicle was towed in, cranks, but didnt start. I scan for codes, none found. I hooked up a fuel gauge and have good consistent pre...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L ride control VIN: 1G6KD52Y9T
customer says car rides rough . code rs0017 in memeory. what is 0017 for. I could not find code list in my manuals. car seems to be too firm and maybe a tad too high in rear. this has the computer controled valving in all 4 struts. left rear shows a little oil...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14Z3S
Greetings Techs, Have an intermittent brain burner here.This 4.3L TBI, HEI system truck will on occasion hunt idle and misfire at or around 2000 rpm. Does not matter if hot or cold. She will then idle and drive like new. I drove the vehicle for 45 minutes at o...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L transfercase VIN: 1GNDT13593
this is a elctronic shift transfer case. the problme is when you put in to 4 wheel drive the transfer case some times will go in and the front axle will grind like it is trying to lock in.. when u are under car front drive shaft will spin, but not the front di...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L compression/oil in cylinder VIN: 1GNDS13S64
This vehicle came in for a rough run. P0300. Customer replaced plugs with bosch platinums. I replaced plugs and it ran better but still missed. I current amped coils and #3 showed no current limit. So, I replaced the coil and it got better but still has a mis...
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L turn key/ nothing happens/only when hot VIN: 2C3HC56F1S
when our elderly customer purchased vehicle we found that a back yard mechanic had a red wire that bypassed nuetral safety switch. we made a proper repair. we have replaced a started as well/ twice ( maybe this was not the original problem ) when eng is hot th...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cooling fan VIN: 3C8FY4BB11
Yesterday, the OE factory CTS and a plug repair kit were installed and the CEL remained on. The scanner test of live data at this time indicated a temp of -40 deg. This is not a possible temp. That reading is most likely the reason for the CEL. The CEL wasn't ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no wait to start VIN: 1B7KC2369X
Customer complaint is that the "Wait to Start" lamp is not coming on, and it used to. With the DRBIII the lamp can be commanded on and it will work with one key cycle after being commanded on. In the morning, the ECT and IAT are within 2 degrees of each other ...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L 4wd VIN: 1D4HB58D64
Thanks in advance for your help on this one. We have an 04 Durango with the Service 4x4 light on. Code c1408 has been recorded. We followed the flow charts in Alldata and Mitchell (Both with different steps) replaced the FCM and PDM. Still have the same proble...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L battry VIN: 1B3EL36J24
hey hope your having a good afternoon this car comes in late so i had little time to work on it customer states car will not start after sitting 4 to 5 hour battrys dead i but new battry start right up i turn it off then intake fan comes on i test drive car m....
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Left Power Sliding Door VIN: 2D4GP44L45
My Diagnosis I checked with a DRBIII and I can not communicate with the Left Slider door module... I checked power and ground to the Module.. I also checked with a Lab scope my bus wire and the voltage is toggleing from 0 to 7.5 on the buss line.. Only weird t...
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1995 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14U6S
have no spark or injector pulse. when first cranking have 1-2 seconds of rpm reading cel will go off then come back on when rpms drop off. have all my power and grounds after replacing eec relay still won't start. replaced crank sensor twice checked all wiring... Trouble codes: P0340
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGA14R5T71
When this car came to me it had code P0443. In checking I found the larger line that runs to the intake from the valve full of engine oil. It ran out when I pulled the hose off.I also found that someone had replace the PCV hose and it was kinked. Replace PCV h... Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap canister vent valve fault)
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L a/c controller VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
hey guys, this truck came in with mis fire problem. i fixed this problem and noticed while test driving that the a/c kept coming on by its self. i would turn it off and within 30 seconds it would turn back on and it would be on auto. i would greatly appreciate...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L starting VIN: 1FTYR10CXY
That is when we got it. The vehicle will push start no problem, and will start if jumping over on starter, but will not start with key. We checked all related fuses, and relays, everything appears to be okay. Initially we looked at the clutch switch. The sprin...
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Clutch VIN: 1FAFP34P4Y
Hello everyone and thank you in advance for any help. We have a 2000 Ford Focus with 117,000 miles on it. 5 months ago we replaced the clutch with a Ford clutch kit. 2 days later the owner complained it was "sticking". We drove it and sure enough when you pus...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L downshift VIN: 1FD3F34L21
this truck downshifts from third to first on accel, causing the cus to feel it is slipping. it's just outta gear at that point. talked to jasper tech and they believe it is elec prob in vehicle. anybody seen this happen before?? any help would be greatly appre...
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L mil VIN: 1FMYU4172K
Placed vehicle on scanner and retrieved a code c1414 incorrect communication module. Also, the mil lamp flashes a 29 code. Code 29 is "incorrect module design level". Dealer states that the C1414 indicates an incorrect module in place. The numbers ID it as the...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Rear stop lights VIN: 1FAFP33324
Hello fellow techs. Here is the problem, the rear outside stop lights don't work. The center stop lamp on the trunk lid does. I have checked the stop lamp switch- good. The stop lamp switch only has one circuit contained within the switch. I have stop lamp sig...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L monitors VIN: 1FAFP53U66
I live in the city of saint louis were all cars must pass a emmissions test. i have a customer who fail the test because the obd2 monitors have not been set and the check engine light is off and never been on. she stated that the only time the battery has been...
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1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG29R8W
hello and thanks for the help, this van sets a code 121 tps range failure, as stated above tps was replaced about 3 months ago along with a complete tune up, , now emission test is due and code 121 is back,so i replaced the sensor again and reset, i tested for... Trouble codes: P0121
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L wipers and engine VIN: JHMCB7555P
Okay. here's a good one. I have this accord that when you turn on the wipers while the engine is running, it will blow the #2 fuse in the dash fuse box that power's up the ecm outputs and kills the engine. The wipers will still work. It will not blow the fuse ...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5640W
the problem with this car is the pcm.My question is how can we replace the pcm and code it for the imobilizer (key) with out a trip to the dealer? Is it possible? thanks, steve [...] Trouble codes: P1382
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L air bag VIN: 3HGCM56465
This car was hit on the right side. It deployed the side air bag and side curtain. We replaced those along with the air bag module. I then tried to clear the codes and got 2 codes 75-79 opds drift failure (which alldata dont show but the descripition looks lik...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACOJ58X0W
just need a little shake here,better ideas,mil on code p0153 did a visual checked data all seemed normal but air filter was filthy so was throttle ran fine. no exaust leak replaced o2 2 days light on same code again data all looks good comparible to both sides... Trouble codes: P0153
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S8P
Vehicle came into my shop as a no start. Customer said that if truck sits for about 7 hours, it will not start. But once he finally gets it going, its fine for the rest of the day. When I first started to look at it, the truck had been sitting over night in my...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L fuel trims VIN: SALTW19404
Hello fellow Land Rover techs, this disco's got me stumped. It has been in to our shop four times this month, and has had the check engine light on every time. I don't have a history of codes, because we don't add them to the invoices. I know it got its 60k d...
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1994 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8JS47E2R
Attention all Toyota and Lexus Technicians. Can anybody out there tell me about what inputs are used to control the fuel pump priming on this Lexus. When the car is cold there is no pulse to the green/red wire to the fuel pump control module. I am using a lab ... Trouble codes: 78 (fuel pump voltage)
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Suspension VIN: 5LMPU28L6X
hi guys i need some help . i have this navigator in the shop problem is the when i scann the truck it had code c1726 clear code did test with ngs all test pass when drive the air suspension pump keeps running about every 2 mins i check for leaks non fond new a...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L 1-2 shift when warm after driving 30 miles or more VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
We have had some trouble varifing this complaint.You have to drive(not just let run)for 30+ miles before this occurs.It doen't happen every time.You go to take off from a light and the trans goes just fine until it needs to shift to 2nd.then sometimes it slips...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S23
Started out with a stall about 40 mph, wouldn't quit, but no acceleration, the customer took the car and brought it back last Fri with a skip, we had a P0353 with original plugs at 120K so we replaced plugs and boots and swapped the coils, now we're getting a ... Trouble codes: P0355 (Ign/Coil Misfire 5)
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 3rd gear. VIN: JMIBK32364
Hello, All, The warrantee company is giving me a problem... I need to know a couple things... 1) Has anybody had a similar failure or know of a "pattern failure"?... 2) Are there any other vehicles, regardless of manufacturer, that use this transmission and, ...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK14385
koer self test passes but code reappears.oil control valve was replaced and code still came back.you can ground oil contol valve at idle and engine almost dies indicating system ok. all timing components have been checked and set up by the book with the proper... Trouble codes: P0012
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 350SDL 3.5L heater VIN: WDBCB35DOL
Tried using the tech mail history for this one but still need more info. Vehicle gets little to no heat inside the vehicle from the climate control. Also blower does not blow in the floor position. As per some suggestions in the tech mail history I checked the...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L theft alarm VIN: WDBGA32E9P
This car will sit for 2 to 3 days at a time, then out of the blue the alarm will go off. When it does, it will go off 2 to 3 times, usaually in the middle of the night. Due to the intermittant nature of the problem, I am having difficulty duplicating it for te...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L rt frnt p/window VIN: WDBJF65HXX
Hi mercedes techs, Thanks in advance for any help you may offer. I'm posting this for another shop. They have a a 1999 e320 that has an intermittent electrical problem. The car originally had an inop right front power window. They replaced the right front door...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Central lock VIN: WDC1631542
Hello all, problem with the ML is it wont work the central locking. Fault codes for all doors displayed as current/ history Clear the codes they come straight back. Interesting thing is if you lock all doors the drivers door and tailgate will unlock. Press the...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14292
hi fellow members. this is the problem.this car came in with misfire the costumer complaint that this happened after the car went through water .so I hooked the scanner shows code 352 and 302 i figure bad coil i replace the coil 3 times i also put new wires cl... Trouble codes: 352 (primary/secondary ig nition), 303 (missfire cyl no. 3)
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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT60381
Vehicle was towed in, no start. Timing belt shredded at crankshaft pulley. Replaced timing belt, still no start. Cylinders washed and plugs gas fouled, clean up plugs, oil cylinders & check compression. Compression 175-180 psi on all cylinders. We have a very ...
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2002 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L #4 Piston VIN: 1MEFM55S52
Mileage is correct-8,528 miles- I believe this is correct.Is there any way to check if it has been tampered with? Customer went to start the car and heard a pop and a bang.The car would not start for him.We found #4 piston busted up, you can see the connecting...
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1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1EJ01F8N
Nissan techs I have this Maxima that came to me after our engine tech repaired the engine noise caused by variable cam gears. Both gears replaced.This vehicle ran poor when it came in is what i'm told.Our engine tech threw many parts at it but it still runs po...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L rear bushings
hello techs. i have this maxima that has a banging noise in the right rear when it hits a bump. the strut mounts were worn replaced both with struts,springs seem o.k. car rides better but still has noise the only place i see any movement is in bushings where a...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DRO7Y41
As I stated , after replacing both cam sensors and the maf sensor codes po300, po171, p1145 all went away, But were replaced with p1491 (evap) po420 (cat efficiency) po430 (cat efficiency)..These "new codes" make me suspect that the system is doing a more comp... Trouble codes: P1491, P0420, P0430
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L transmission VIN: 5N1BV28UX4
I have an 04 Nissan Quest that tries to take off in 3rd gear, has code p0345- cam sensor ckt fault bank 2 and p0726- engine speed input performance, replaced trans because old one binding and would barely move, new one trying to take off in 3rd gear and when u...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E16
Hi, this vehicle came in with the mil lamp, abs lamp, tcs lights on. The fuel gauge is inop, the hvac panel does not work,the key in warning beeper is inop, the battery was very low and had to be charged, but the alternator is charging ok when tested. I am not... Trouble codes: P1212 (tcs comm line), P1612 (nats malfunction), U1000 (can comm), U1001 (can comm), P0462 (fuel level circuit), C1132 (engine 3 fuel cut malfunction)
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1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP2537T
Vehicle came in with misfire and the following codes stored in the computer. p0203 [...] stored in pcm. I proceeded to check the following and found no problems. Fuel pressure, primary and secondary ignition was good. Vaccum was within specs an no leaks fou... Trouble codes: P0203, P0303
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1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP2535T
Any of you techs seen a very random misfire code for only cyl#1. Thanks for the input. Trouble codes: 43 (Cylinder 1 misfire)
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L engine VIN: 1P3EJ46COV
replaced all engine mounts and checked compression on all cyls. engine still vibrates at idle, if you bring off idle engine smooths out. anyone ever had one of these. jay
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1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 1P3ES47C6X
Temp. gauge will read normal (about half scale) as long as it just idles. Most of the time when I put it in gear, forward or reverse, it will start moving quickly toward the hot end of the scale and will start sounding the warning for over heating. Have tested...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Engin VIN: 1G2WK52J32
This vehicle had been losing coolant for a while, then starting running poorly. I first suspected a head gasket, but detected no pressure pulses or combustion gasses at the radiator neck. I also ran it briefly and it seemed smooth and powerful, so I thought ma...
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1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L fuel rail VIN: JT4VN36H7P
Vehicle hada deff oil filter and lost couple liters of oil customer towed back before any damage replace filter and put 2 liters in. 4 days later comes in with ticking noise from drivers side back (sounds like) set all valves and changed oil with addicttives n...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN41B75
this truck has a intremittent crank no start that seems to act up after sitting for 10-20 min.after along drive. this has been going on for a year or so. have had it in the shop a number of times with everything you can think of hooked up to the vehicle and st...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L timing belt VIN: 5TBBT44171
Hello, I have installed 2 belts on the 4.7 before without any problems, but this one is weird and I'm wondering if anyone has dealt with this problem. I installed a new timing belt for maintenance with a new idler,tensioner,and a water pump. It started and r...
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan CL 2.5L shifting, DTC codes VIN: VW2HC0702P
Hi all, received from good customer a '93 EV, 2.5L, 098 4-Spd. A/T. EV is 1 owner being pressed back into service after sitting parked since 2001; was delaer serviced previouly. Have worked through normal stuff [non ABS brakes, exhaust, major engine tune) run...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L windows/door locks VIN: 3VWSF29M2Y
Weird problem here, the windows will operate properly from their individual switches, the door locks will operate from the passenger switch. When operated from the drivers side, the rear windows will go UP when pushed DOWN, the passenger window will go down b...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Rack & pinion VIN: 3VWDD21C72
I have this bug with both rack boots completely full of fluid to the point of exploding. Do you think Im lookin at other issues with this or can we just put a new rack in this low mile bug? The resivior is completely empty and it seems to have blown out both r...
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L rear brake pads/rotors VIN: 3VWGG71K17
hello, i have a 2007 volks jetta that wore out its rear brakes in 25k miles(normal as far as i can understand). after replacement of rear pads and rotors if the vehicle is driven down a significant hill the rear brakes will start smoking. the customer states t...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Soft top VIN: WDBABK83JX
After much searching we found a microswitch on the front bow sticking. Cleaned and freed it up. Initialized the top 2 more times and it started working fine. One note, when you see the lid hitting the bottom of the roof because it doesn't move up out of the wa...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM63484
Gulty!! I didnt use BMW sensors at first. I swaped them for factory ones and all is well. Trouble codes: 65 (Intake cam position sensor), 340 (Cam pos).
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2001 BMW M3 3.2L Valvetrain VIN: WBSBL93431
Thanks for the ideas, It must have been stuck valves or overrevved, because after careful searching under the valve cover, I found all the missing shims, and was able to set the clearances with the shims that I had. Compression and leakdown is acceptable, and ...
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1987 Buick Regal GNX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G4GJ1172H
Was able to get some insight into this system and car and its operation, the car had a wire that had reub threw near coolant temp sensor going to camshaft sensor watching meter it would somtime drop off the screen , 6.5 to 7.0 volts at camsensor and down to z...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 1G1JC1245T
I want to thank everyone who replied to this request. The customer on this vehicle decided not to spend much money, so I took John's advice, added a friction modifier to the fluid, got the valve to free up for now, and explained to the customer that it is a te...
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1GNEC13T95
the vehicle came in w/ a cluster that was replaced by the customer from a different vehicle. the new cluster was not the correct part number and had a compatibility issue with the vehicle programming. dealership looked up a different cluster and fixed the pr...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Limited 3.5L Interior VIN: 2C8GF78475
Thank You Thank You Thank you. Roger, Dan, Tony, And Robert. There is no fix for the buffeting of air with the rear window down other than opening a front window. This is described on pages #31 and #144 in the owners manual. You guys saved me a ton of time and...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
Ok guys - this was a simple fix, and in my opinion things were a little over thought in my absence due to vacation, and I admit I fell into the same trap when I jumped on board with the diagnosis. The fix was a timing belt & water pump. When we pulled th...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L front brakes VIN: 2B4FP2538X
Thanks for all the help everyone who responded! We decided to replace the master cylinder and let the customer drive the vehicle for a week or two then got in touch with the customer. they said that there were no problems at all!
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L abs module VIN: 1B4HS28Z7X
Thanks to all for help. After trying to locate some with a dr3 scanner i ordered a lkq abs module hooked everything up and problem solved. The relay which is internal is not servicable that was the problem by replacing controller it fixed problem
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, code P0107 and P0108 VIN: 2B4GP44R21
Thanks to all that replied. Well that van is fixed and runs good after cooking 4 MAP sensors and 2 ECMs and countless hours. What was happening after the car started the map reading on the scanner would be either 0.1v or 5.0v the computer would trigger a cod... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low), P0108 (map high), P0601 (controller failure).
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1979 Ford Pickup F250 6.6L Poor Idle Quality
First of all,thank you all very much for your time and prompt response to my problem child.As i mentioned before the alternator had been replaced along with the regulator,but i doubled checked it again and found no problems with it.I followed every single resp...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR11T0J
well this one is out of my hair with a repair. lonnie from ok was on the right track. after closely examining the wiring diagrams I checked for power in the correct spots on the eec and fuel pump relay and ones that should have power were grounded out. they we...
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L tach not functioning VIN: X6SUB12641
FIRST OF ALL,THANKS FOR THE HELP GUYS,VEHICLE CAME OUT TO HAVE TWO DIFFERENT PROBLEMS, ONE OF THEM WAS A LOOSE CONNECTOR AT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, THE OTHER PROBLEM STILL IS THE TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING PROPERLY,BECAUSE WE DON'T REPAIR TRANSMISSIONS I'D SENT...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U6V
Sorry it took so long to reply but the customer had to drive vehicle for a couple of weeks before the drive cycle was complete. Thanks again to all that helped. We first replaced the tank pressure sensor on top of the tank. Did not fix . Then we also replac... Trouble codes: P0443.
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L compressor not engaging VIN: 3FAKP1135W
replaced ac relay control moduel, and found ground wires that went to a white plastic housing near air cleaner, that was rusted and loosing ground.
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L speedometer VIN: 1FTZF1724Y
HEY FOLKS. GOT A FEW RELIES ON THIS ONE MOST OF WHICH WERE RELATED TO THINGS WE ALREADY COVERED. HOWEVER, THANKS TO CONTINUED RESEARCH OF IATN POSTS IN ARCHIVES FOUND ONE THAT LEAD US STRAIGHT TO REPAIR. OUR TRUCK HAD A 4.2L AND TH RELATED POST HAD A 5.4L B...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L A/C System VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thank you to everyone who sent in suggestions. The customer has not brought the truck back to us as of yet. When he does, I'll be able to use the suggestions and let everyone know what worked. Thanks again and I'm sorry I can't post the fix at this time.
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2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L slight pull right when braking VIN: 1FDXF46F92
After 7 replies we put line locks on the rear wheels and it still pulled. Replace the calipers again and it still pulled. Replaced the aftermarket pads with ford factory pads and the problem is gone. Thanks for all your help on this one! Scott
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L rear brake VIN: 1FTNF20L72
First of all i would like to thank everyone that took the time out to responded so quickly. i cannot blame the tech that worked on the vehicle, i have to blame me. The calipers were mounted wrong. Bleeder nipple should be at the top and not the bottom. there i...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L oilpressure VIN: 1FTSF30P64
yanked motor out removed iol pan and front oilpump cover found oil pump broken rod and main beaing bad changed pump with cover rod and main bearing problem solved
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1993 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19K5P
Well we went over the grounds, looked at the voltage going to the temp sensor and out of the sensor to ecm. Both were on the factory specs. Next we looked at the antifreeze, as far as what temp it was set for below, here was a red flag, it was set to 50 below... Trouble codes: 14 (temp signal shorted or low), 54 (fuel pump relay circuit).
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L drivers front door lock
Thank to all who replied. Sorry this close is tardy but Cust. had to wait for SS check to come in before she could afford repairs. ($238.00 for a door lock-- My cost -sheeeshh!!!). Special thanks to Randy [...] who took the time to scan and email me the d...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Turn siganls VIN: 1HGCB7577P
Thanks guys, i upped the fuse from 7.5 to ten and found a short near body damage area. fixed the short replaced fuse with correct 7.5 all works well. Hats off to those that helped me out. Thank you , Chris- Ride On Inc. Atlanta
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L wipers VIN: 1HGCG5646X
Havn't actually fixed this vehicle because she hasn't returned. Suggestions include: check ground at wiper motor body and water intrusion into motor, combo switch, ignition switch and charging voltage. Thanks to all that replied. If she comes back and we actua...
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: JHMEJ8641Y
thanks to all who replied, but this one turned out to be a very simple fix, sometimes you have to go back to the basics. It turned out to be a bad distributor cap and rotor, they looked perfect no arcing, wear, or anything unusual. the only thing I can figure ...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Outside mirrors VIN: SAJGX2740V
I removed the mirror switch from the door and tested all of the inputs and outputs. The system is pretty easy .The fix was as simple as replacing the switch. Replaced switch and all works fine
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall, no gauges VIN: 1J4GW48S11
Thank you for your help!!! First I only replaced the key lock cylinder. Never touched the switch. Sorry for the confusion. That was a simple job that I did not have to take anything wiring related apart. Now the fix... I spent some time just going over all my ... Trouble codes: 1686 (1687 -), 1687.
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L cooling t off of head leak VIN: KNDJA7289T
Big thanks to Jim from Colorado for all his help, turns out pipe T is available part # 0k013-10160 up to 09/20/96, and part number 0k954-13132 after 09/20/96. Item number 30 in engine group. Simply twisted T out of head after removing intake and applied high t...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L ignition switch and passenger door lock VIN: JT6HF10UXY
Apparently these ignition locks are prone to fail on these vehicles. Although I only received 4 replies, most said to remove the lock cylinder and replace. I contacted a locksmith who serves the Lexus dealers in the Knoxville, Tn area and he told me how to rem...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Electronic VIN: WDBBA48D5K
Thanks everyone for the pointers. 2 rebuilt pushbutton units and a Klima relay later and the compressor clutch comes on. It would have been a little easier if the wiring diagram had shown the ground output from the pushbutton unit instead of the +12v output in...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBDA28D6P
I like to start by thanking everyone who tolk time to help me on this one special thanks to RICHARD AND LLOYD to help me understand how the EHA WORKS and to check it RANDY, ALAIN, AND LARRY pointed out fuel pressure for me to go back and double check, that I w... Trouble codes: 9 (electrohydraulic actuator).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF20F6T
i did replace the k 40 power relay and that took care of the problem thank to all that helped me mark
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1974 MG MGB 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: GHN5UE3432
Thank you all for your replies. A couple of you mentioned the temperature compensators and we did have one that was bad. Replaced both of these but still had situations where the carbs would go rich. Some of you mentioned the o-rings on the barrel chokes. I...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L guages VIN: 3N1CB51D73
PROBLEM WAS THE GUAGES MODULE ITSELF . I HAD CUSTOMER BRING IT TO THE DEALER FOR THAT BECAUSE OF INITIALIZING OR PROGRAMING CONCERNS AFTER THE REPAIR . I DIDNT WANT TO DO THE R&R AND STILL HAVE TO GO TO DEALER AFTER TO PROGRAM IT . EVERYONES HAPPY . THANKS FOR...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1G3WX52H7X
still havent fixed this car, most of the replies i got covered information that was included in my original post. 2 control heads and 3 actuators later, this car still behaves exactly as before. before coming to us, this vehicle had been to oldsmobile 4 time...
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1988 Pontiac Sunbird SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2JD11K2J
Greetings: The replies ranged from: 1. Engine timing jumped a couple of teeth--timing was ok. 2. A copy of TSB #91-620-101 which revised the incorrect service manual fuel system diagnostic procedure. (Yes, virginia, there are constant bleed orifices in this ...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52F82
ok sooo it turns out after alot of digging and talking to a different gm dealer that gm has finally decided that their reman bcms are JUNK! soo low and behold.. they switched back to the original part number and starting making the new ones again
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1993 Saturn SL1 1.9L lock cylinder VIN: 1G8ZH5594R
Thanks for the help. After I put on my reading glasses I was able to find the hole where you can release the lock cylinder. It was on top under a blue connector that is attached to the backside of the signal light switch. Once I disconnected the blue connector...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6859X
so we discoverd coolant seeping from the head gasket so we informed the customer and they took it away so we will see if the vehicle returns for the work but i think the guy was talking about selling it so like i said we will see. thanks for all the help ever... Trouble codes: P0302, P0301, P1443 (Evap vent control system vent control function problem).
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