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1991 Acura Integra GS 1.8L pedal VIN: JH4DB1667M
Hi, I have a spongy low pedal after replacing the master cylinder and bleeding it and the system twice. The brakes also are weak such that I cannot get the wheels to lock up to the point where the ABS takes over. There are no ABS faults I can see. The brake l...
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1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: ZARBA5411G
i need some help from an import specialist i normally dont work on imports just domestics. very good customer came in with his alfa and asked if we would put in a clutch he is a great customer so we said yes after i was done and on my test drive the car bucks ...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L g182 sensor signal VIN: WAUDD68D3Y
This is a used trans that was installed. code was not there with old trans that had slipping issues. the car has never shifted out of first, limp mode right off. checked codes, and logged in with vag com no rpm signal. check harness which had corrosion on car ...
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2002 Audi TT 1.8L rear sun shade VIN: TRUTC28N72
Help Audi Techs! This TT came in with an inoperable convertable top rear "sunshade"- it wont extend up. All sources of information on this componant are poor at best. After testing the system we substituted a "known good" relay but it still wont function. We h...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUAT48H64
Car came in today with check engine lite , hook up scanner got code p0741 and it says torque converter clutch circuit performance or stuck off. I have cleared the code and it comes back on after a 10 min test ride . I have no info on this other what the code s...
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1987 BMW 535i 3.4L No Start VIN: BMW1987535
This beemer has no spark has power at the positive side of coil no trigger signal at negative side of coil.both crank senors scope out good checked continuity on ignition signal wire from ecm to coil ok.Tried another ecm and still wont start reliably sometimes...
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1995 BMW M3 3.0L transmission shift VIN: WBSBF0328S
engine runs well. trans overhauled, pressure checks good. when placed in drive, harsh engagement and 3rd gear. no shift, 3rd immediate. we are using a launch for scanning. will not read data, shows no codes, yet check engine and trans light are lit. would appr...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L No Start VIN: WBAGF6327S
have one for you bmw people,i have one that will not start only when the tempt is cold and its sits for awhile , other than that it runs like a top check engine lamp is not on!!!no codes! but early in the morning first thing will not start up if the temp is be...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3335X
Greetings. Car was towed in cranks but won't start. To make a long story short, customer tried a jump start and hooked up the cables wrong and fried the DME module. We obtained a used module, but found out it's a lot more than plug and play. We are getting a l...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGG83481
Need some BMW expert mechanical advice. This 4.4L has a knocking(more tapping) noise comming from the front of the engine and seems more pronounced on the pass bank. The noise is most noticable at idle and dissappears over 1800 rpm's. Engine has a slightly uns...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L No Communication VIN: WBAGL63462
Hello Group. I have worked on a few of these E65's but not to this degree so I am getting to the point that I could use some help.The customer stated that this BMW was driving down the freeway and all at once every warning light on the dash lit up.He made it h...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L lifter VIN: 2G4WB52K4W
originally car came in w/ blown head gasket. removed cylinder heads sent to machine shop. the machine shop resurfaced heads crack tested and reseated valves. since installation. one of the lifters on back head doesn't want to pump up and is tapping. checked oi...
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1984 Chevrolet C70 366CID low power under load VIN: 1GBG701B4E
This truck is an old Coca Cola semi tractor that's been made into a pickup truck and is used for livestock transport. This truck runs well until loaded with approximately 16k worth of livestock and trailer.At 10k it runs well. Once it gets warm it loses power...
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1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2GCEK19K3K
The truck idles poor, the block learn at idle is 140, the block learn at cruise is 150. There are no lean codes. at cruise the O2 voltage goes to 99mV. Adding propane will bring it up. At idle the O2 sensor is around 140 mV. The injector pulse width at idle is...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GBCS10A9P
Ok all GM genius's this is a postal vehicle, grumman aluminum body built on a chevrolet s-10 frame, so everything is GM) 2.5 THROTTLE BODY FUEL INJECTION, 700 R-4 TRANS, this vehicle will croak out and LOSE IGNITON WHEN HOT WE replaced ignition module and all ...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L pedal
Hello, I have this chevy here and Im having a hard time getting a good pedal, the pedal is very spongy. Initailly the vehicle came in for a blown rear brake line, easy fix. After repair we could not get a good brake pedal. This vehicle has always been serviced...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP32P0T
initally came in with p1441. followed diag flow chart and tells you to replace purge valve. no evidence of carbon contamination. when driving car evap purge will happen after initial warm up every time you give throttle to accel vehicle. after replacing valve ... Trouble codes: P1441 (evap purge during non purge event)
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, only at idle to 1800 VIN: 1GCFG25W8Y
compression 140 psi on cyl #4 injector balance test equal on all cyls. starts at 68 psi drops to 45 psi missing at idle upto 1800 rpms then stops on misfire counter vacuum gauge at idle is 18 ins. and not bouncing. Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L drivers door module VIN: 1GNDT13S43
Alright guys, here we go. I got this Trial Blazer that has me unsure if I am going in the right direction. I have diag info below. The problem is I have no operation on the Drivers door module, it does not operate anything. The RF LR and RR wondows all work on...
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L wipers VIN: 1GCCS136X4
vechile come in couple of weeks ago with a wiper problem wipers will only work for 3-4 seconds and will stop were ever the are but they do work on high. on tech 2 wiper switch would show that the voltage would change when switch was opperated. checked wiper pa...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L recovery system VIN: 3C3EL45H3X
The coolant recovery system does not draw coolant back into the engine. Each drive cycle I experience coolant bubbling into the recovery bottle when I shut the car off. As it cools down it does not draw coolant back as it should. Each drive cycle puts more and...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23W6V
can't smog vechile due to mil on but no codes present
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L lacks power VIN: 2B5WB25Y21
Hoping someone can give me some help with this one. Not sure what is even wrong. Customer complains that after starting out in the morning the vehicle will lose power. She says it's intermittant. The last time it did it she came to a stop and when she tried to... Trouble codes: P1388
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Water pump VIN: 1D7HA18033
Since replacing water pump, truck overheats(boiling in the block). Replaced thermostat, replaced water pump a second time, flushed cooling system and vacuum filled. Checked for combustion gases into cooling system and found nothing. Overheating will occur as s...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTHF26M2N
This deisel will start and stall all the time, only runs a few seconds then dies. Will not run on wd-40 likes our tow trucks when hard to start. Customer drove on saturday, then went to start yesterday and no start, he switched from front to rear tank the gaug...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11H8T
CUSTOMER COMPLAINT was 1) mainly that engine would ocaisionaly be hard to start/starter turn slowly. and 2) it often mildly hesitated under load in mornings for first 20 minutes or so. Other system repairs were also requested if engine was found sound. Initia... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire), P0174 (System too Lean Bank 2)
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1761W
hello ford guys, need some help on this one. came in a week ago with both dtc's p0171 & po174. maf hertz was only 133 - should be 153 - 159 for our location. replaced the maf sensor. vehicle returned today with same trouble codes. maf hertz back to 138. smoke ... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel system lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 5.4L front brakes VIN: 1FTNF24L4V
van was brought in with concern of pulling to right while braking-on test drive it was noted that the steering wheel shakes when you apply brakes--inspection revealed that the front brake pads had approx 10% left---the caliper pistons had rust on them where th...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Starting VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
Vehicle is a no start now. Fuel pressure is fine at between 40 and 55 psi. Timing belt and timing are okay, and we have changed out the ignition coil with no change. Compression is good on all cylinders at between 130 and 150. The spark appears to occur only o...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCUO3101
has compression,190 psi on cylinders 4 and 6 have noid, fuel spray, injectors tested both way ohms and pressure dropput. put in know good COP still both cylinders are dead. Found intake o-rings leaking, smoke tested plastic intake no problems found.i feel its ... Trouble codes: 1507 (check vpwr voltage to iac valve)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21T94
Hi Guys and Girls, I need help with this diesel. We dont do these 6.0 engines but have lots of experience with the 7.3. This beast will start when cold but will not tach over 1000 rpms. It had an IPC sensor code . We changed the sensor and now the code is gone...
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93193
HELP about two weks ago I got a call from a long time customer his girlfriends escape had started to run badly what he described as a missfire witha severe lack of power. I asked him to bring it in for some testing and diagnosis and was told that she had taken...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FDAF57P05
customer complains of fuel in coolant i was not aware the 6.0l diesel could leak in the same area as a 7.3 if some one has ideas where the fuel is getting intop the coolant other than injector cups let me know
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX125X5
i do get a code for #8 misfire some times no other codes in koer koeo memory Trouble codes: P0307
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Starter & Heater VIN: 1FDXE45P36
This is an intermittent problem only happens when it gets cold, blows the 20 amp. fuse it takes out the starter and gets towed back to garage. We replace the preheater fuel pump because when we took the middle electrical connector off the circuit cleared up an...
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1991 Geo Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ18U4M
Hello fellow techs. We have this 91 geo tracker with 1.6l come in with a no start condition. Tested vehicle for spark and none was present. Tested for injector pulse and none was present. Tested crank angle sensor (part of dist)a three wire sensor. Found it ha...
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1856X
Hey Honda Techs, What will cause these 2 fault codes and engine stall all of a sudden. Van was running fine until Sunday when after starting and driving approx 2 miles engine stalled whenever speed would reach 10 mph. Now engine just shuts off as if key were ... Trouble codes: P1361, P1366
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG225XX
Vehicle has all cylinders misfiring randomly ICM checks ok,coil ok, all power and grounds good, Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (2 misfire), P0303 (3 misfire), P0304 (4 misfire), P0305 (5 misfire P0306 6 misfire)
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Air Bag light VIN: 1HGCG5640Y
Hey guys, I have this Honda Accord with a SRS light on and Mitchell says you have to use Honda PGM tester to the DLC connector. No alternatives. I've read that you can jumper pim 4 to 9 at the DLC & I've read where you jumper the brown wire (at DLC) to ground...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD68442
This vehicle will start and idle at 2000 rpm, then it will start surging up and down from approx. 1300 to 2000 rpm steadily. After a few minutes it will drop to 1300 rpm and sound like a rev limiter, but the rpm's dosen't fluctuate enough to actually show up o... Trouble codes: 501 (Idle Air Problem), 1501 (PCV Valve Air Leak)
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: KMHDN45002
intermittent problem for a few weeks , now most of the time, engine surges mostly after warming up ,or partially warmed up, only from 2500 rpm and up , if you try to keep the throttle steady at 2500 rpm , then it oscillates from about 2,000 rpm to 2500 rpm, th... Trouble codes: P0121
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1998 Isuzu Hombre XS 2.2L odometer, Radio VIN: 1GGCS1947W
The odometer, the PRND12 indicator, and the Clock Radio illumination will flicker only when the lights are turned on and the reastat is anywhere between most upper and lower positions with the engine running. It's fine with the engine off. We checked the alter...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L brake lights VIN: SAJHX1248T
i got a jag dont know much about.has no brake lights,fuses look good, replaced switch at petal.i thank its the controller box in the trunk,i have never tested one of these ,so once again i am lost,i would like to know how to test the brake system.please help,g...
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1997 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L head gasket VIN: SAJKX6248V
hey guys,i got a jaguar "vanden plas" in shop that was brought for massive motor oil leak and rough idle.leak detected@head gasket at front timing set area.so,head gasket service sold to customer.head removed and shiped to machine shop(was told warped, so rebu...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX124XW
Thank you for all your help in advance. I have verified that the fuel pump is bad and needs to be replaced. The problem is I have tried all my normal ways to drain the completely full fuel tank that is in the trunk, I do not allow spilled fuel inside customers...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L abs module VIN: 5HGJGB53D4
Checked all powers and fuses all is ok.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ46L48K02
jeep came in with 4 codes p0171 bank 1 lean, p0174 bank 2 lean, p0442 small evap leak, and p0455 large evap leak, we repaired the evap leaks( 2 broken lines) we smoked the intake for posable leaks none found, o2 readings look good LT fuel trims are both at +32... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start
Hello fellow technicians, I have a problem that has been handed to me from another shop. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Customer complained of no start condition. Well previous shop installed fuel pump. After repair still same thing no start condition....
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2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12143
check engine light is on three codes and trying to locate the leakage detection pump. p0171 want to know which is the best symptom to change that part. p0441 and p0442 both evap problems. i smoked the evap system no leaks and drove the car the vehicle drives f... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap emission system leak deyected small leak), P0171 (system too lean bank 1), P0441 (evap emission system incorrect purge flow)
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1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1LNLM91V8R
okay guys. need help bad. this car has a thorn in my side. the car belongs to my father and i've tried to talk him into getting rid of it to no avail. anyway, the car lopes horribly at idle especially when cold. give a little gas, it stumbles a little but then... Trouble codes: 335 (egr sensor no voltage), 136 (left o2 sensor lean)
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Dash illumination and gauges VIN: JM1TA22141
Car came in a week after we replaced the timing belt, replaced a trans gasket and replaced rear pads. Customer called about a week later and said it would stall once in awhile and finally called stating it was no longer starting and he would have to tow. Upon ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L soft top VIN: WDBFA67E2S
Hello group, Customer complaint of soft top failing to operate. After failure she noticed oil leaking from the drivers sun visor and in both rear wheel wells. She has owned the car for about 3 years and says she has not operated the top but maybe 12 times. Whe...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Hesitation, Low Power VIN: WDBJF25F1W
Hello Fellow Techs, I have this 98 E300 that was brought in due to low power on moderate to hard acceleration. I followed followed the diagnosis in Alldata for the fault code P1470 and the tech bulletins. My vacuum readings at the transducer are in spec. the ... Trouble codes: P1470 (Pressure control flap vacuum transducer)
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM66247
i guy rough one old lady roll about 8000km a year with hes car i check fuel pressure ok 35 to 40 smoked machine in too intake nothing no vaccum leak no cracked hoses clean mass air flow run the car for2 days check came back po172 po175 egr check ok decarbonise... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172
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1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2ZV1111W
This car seems to just randomly die. It was towed in for a no start. Had no spark. Pulled the cap off and saw the little carbon button was gone. Replaced the cap & rotor still no spark. Checked codes and found P0340 Cam Position Sensor. Said screw it and just ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Stall, Misfire, damaged VIN: 4N2XN11T0Y
Hi all, Have a 2000 Nissan Quest. Customer brought in complaining of overheat and misfire. Car has o.k. fluid levels, started and ran it and the distributor is making a growling noise. Removed distributor and found shaft bearing failed, allowing shutter wheel... Trouble codes: P1320 (Pending Ignition/misfire code)
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2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29YO2
vehicle was towed in with two broken cats and very worn tune up parts replaced tune up parts and cats. road tested vehicle 6 miles ran great then stalled,vehicle restarted and would not accelerate as if it was out of fuel, reconnected fuel pressure tester foun... Trouble codes: P0300, P0325
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1992 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G3BP8370N
Vehicle came in as a no start. We put in a battery and checked system. Would not idle properly. All scan data looks good except for one thing. As soon as it goes into closed loop, it also goes into clear flood mode. I cant seem to find any information that tel...
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH12M5T
Car came in with complaint of idle surge after hot restart and SES light on.First time in shop car had a Random Misfire code and EGR position error code.Car had a "Lopey" idle for 5-10 seconds after hot restart and then cleared up.I have seen a number of 3.1's... Trouble codes: P0300, P1406 (EGR Pintle Position Problem)
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G3N152T71
This vehicle came in with a misfire cause by the ignition housing. When the housing was replaced the misfire went away, for a short time only to burn through a second and third housing. After the second housing was replaced the module and both coils were repla... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUDC68D51
Well the MAF did get rid of the code but the surge was still there. I decided to try a Wastegate By-Pass Regulator Valve and that was the cure, no more surging under load. The turbo sounded too loud like it was spooling up too soon and too much pressure. I'...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L smokes VIN: WBAGL63482
we were not successful with this one. The customer did not understand what we were trying to do & took the car. We did take care of the skip that was in the car by replacing the ignition coils. There was a similar post that was closed & said that after the P...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB33543
Well, after throwing multiple parts at this X5 (against my wishes and judgement), it is determined that the passages in the head are plugged. It is unfortunate that the owner spent nearly as much on parts (that I knew would not fix it) as he would have spent o... Trouble codes: P0491.
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, accelerate by itself VIN: 1GNDM19X72
hello all, sorry about the delay in closing, but we have it fixed, turned out to be a mis adjusted non adjustable TPS, which did not throw a code. after which we had a low idle, and ended up replacing the IAC with another ac delco unit. thanks again to all who... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle speed high).
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L speedometer VIN: 1GDJG31F12
thanks for all the helpbut, this one was a tough one. everytime i would scope the back side of the vss to vss buffer i would lose the signal intermittantly. if i disconnected the buffer the sinal would come back strong with good amplitude. i kept looking for s...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Starting VIN: 3GNFK16Z92
HEY GUYS THIS ONE IS DONE ! IT TURNED OUT IT WAS THE EXTERNAL AMPLIFIER FOR THE FACTORY STEREO . I GUESS A TRANSISTOR DECIDED TO STAY AWAKE FOR AND ONCORE . CUSTOMER DECLINED THE 500 $ UNIT AND OPTED TO JUST SING TO HIMSELF !!
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WF55E03
i checked and rechecked all the things everyone told me to. the customer looked at his warranty and he had 2 months left. he is taking it to gm. he told me that he would keep me informed
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1995 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 4C3AK42NOS
Thank you everyone for all advice.Finally got it fix, it was distributor, we got it used one on my customer request, I was worry, but it works fine, again thanks to all
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1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Alternator VIN: 1B7HL26Y8M
Thanks to all who replied,it was greatly appreciated.Went back and retested all wiring and connections to see if I missed anything.All tested ok,computer would not control field.Gave customer option of wiring in external regulator,he was happy with the option ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no wait to start VIN: 1B7KC2369X
Thanks for all of the help. It's nice when so many people reach out to help each other. Apparently this is an uncommon problem. The service writer contacted a Chrysler help line and they had little help to offer. The repair for the system is an ECM. With ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L governor code VIN: 1D7U18Z63J
3 of the 6 replies stated to check the prndl sw. and sure enough the connector is full of oil . Replaced PRNDL switch, clean connector Cleared codes and road tested all good. Code has not come back and goes into all gears ... thanks to all that replied. ...
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H8K
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL YOUR REPLIES WE TALKED TO THE CUSTOMER YESTERDAY AND EXPLAINED THE SITUATION AND SAID HIS BEST BET WOULD TO STOP SPENDING MONEY ON DIAGNOSIS AND JUST GO FOR A NEW ENGINE. CALLED THE LOCAL SLAVAGE YARD AND FOUND ONE FOR 700 BUCKS WITH 40 THO...
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1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X4M
swapped the regulator and wa-la, no more pressure spike. thx everybody.
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32P5T
We opened up the relays and they looked great. Not being able to simulate the problem we gave the vehicle back to the customer. She called one morning to say it would not start, by the time one of the techs got to the vehicle it started. It's been a week now...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
WELL ITS FIXED THANKS GUYS - I REPLACED THE DPFE AND ROAD TESTED IT - NO HELP , REPLACED THE SYNCRO SHAFT ASSY. AND SET IT PROPERLY - FINALLY GOT NO CODES. I LEARNED ALOT ABOUT FORD CAM /CRANK SYNC. THE COAST FROM 60MPH REALLY MAKES IT EASY TO CHECK FOR PE... Trouble codes: 91309 (misfire monitor).
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L downshift VIN: 1FD3F34L21
I thought I had seen it all in 35+ yrs, but a TPS that swept good,read good,set no codes, when replaced, fixed the condition. My only conclusion was a TPS that maybe was to quick?? Who knows, but vehicle is down the road. I'll never say never again,or take any...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMRU17LXI
sorry it took sooo long for the post. i got married, went to hawaii, and came home just in time for a hurricane ike.problem solved!!. believe it or not the culprit was the pcm. i struggled hard to MAKE SURE I HAD ALL THE EVIDENCE, but rest assured it was bad. ... Trouble codes: P0402.
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L mil VIN: 1FMYU4172K
Fixed the air bag lamp. Found a cut wire under the fuse block. The brake and ABS lamps were also on, and we found that the connector to the control module was corroded and that one of the tabs had broken off. It was apparent that this condition was on going an...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F83
just goes to show never trust a new component the new glow plug relay was bad replaced the relay all seems better 90% anyway if it sits for a week it is still a bit hard to start
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2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMCU94123
Intake gaskets fixed it. The morning after I posted this, I was running the engine cold and listening for vacuum leaks. I thought I could hear a leak somewhere either under or behind the intake (even at 17 inches of vacuum on my gauge). While I was looking ...
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Well, this beauty was finally pulled from the shop I was consulting at. The fuel pump made the most improvement in the condition at heavier loads. I did supply full voltage to the pump, and drove pressure about ten PSI above max. allowable, just to see if th... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1HGCM72244
Thank you to all who replied, 22 in all. Extra thanks to Michael [...] for offering a detailed description of how to determine if it is an axle and if so which one. The overview is to lift the vehicle and accelerate with one ...
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2003 Isuzu NPR 3.9L no dash warning lights VIN: JALC481463
Jay and Joe [...] I would have never found that 10A fuse. I even had the relay box out to test Truck runs great now Thanks
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER VIN: SAJWA01T15
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES I DID RECEIVE, I SUSPECT THAT THE TPS WHICH IS PART OF THE THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY IS THE PROBLEM, HOWEVER BECAUSE I DID NOT HAVE ANY CONCRETE VALUES FOR VOLTAGES COMING OFF THE TPS AND TO THE ECU, I LET THE CUSTOMER TAKE TO DEALER. Trouble codes: P2135 (tp sensor range/performance).
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Surge VIN: 1J8GW58N22
hey everyone. Thank you so much for the ideas and tips on this jeep. I ended up finding a leaking hose at the rear of the vehicle causing the Po455. And just as many of you said; changing the TPS fixed my intermittent surge. Thank You to all. I never would... Trouble codes: P0455.
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2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L pressure monitor VIN: JTHFN48Y92
From the replies I received it sounds like this car has to go to the Lexus dealer. All the replies are very much appreciated!
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L 1-2 shift when warm after driving 30 miles or more VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
Found internal damage to several seals.we replaced the transmission(per customer request).All is good now.Thanks for the help.
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L 3rd gear. VIN: JMIBK32364
Allright-ie, then... Vehicle is fixed with new 3rd and reverse gears and related bearings, new slider (Mazda calls it a "Hub Sleeve") and all new synchros. We also did the clutch and resurfaced the flywheel (just because...). I was trying to find any info th...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBCA24E1L
AFTER MORE TESTING I FIND THAT I DO IN FACT HAVE FUEL AT MY INJECTORS ALTHOUGH IT IS SYSTEM PRESSURE AND VERY RICH. CHANGED THE OIL WHICH WAS FULL OF FUEL AND THE SPARK PLUGS THAT WERE FUEL SATURATED. JUST CRACKING THE LINE I FIND WILL NOT SHOW ME THE PRESSURE...
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2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L ABS light on VIN: 5N1E028TZY
Thanks for all suggestions. They pointed me in the right direction. [br]Oddly enough, a code 25 (LF wheel sensor) can be set as a result from the RF sensor. [br]After hearing the suggestions to swap L to R sensor wires, to see if the code follows, made me ta...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L power windows VIN: 2G2WS52294
Thanks for all the help guys. I've got it figured out. The best idea was the voltage drop across the circuit. Turns out a pin had backed out of one of the connectors. This allowed the 12 volts to pass through. However, when trying to operate the windows, t...
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1998 Porsche 911 Carrera S 3.6L drive belt VIN: WP0AA299XW
Fellow iATN members & to the people that helped us find a possible answer to the belt belt problem. The car has not been out long enough to positively say it has been fixed, but the factory modification to turbo pulleys seemes to be a good possiblity. We h...
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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ53484
I ended up getting a used ecm for it but it did not fire engine car was sent to saturn with all info I did as well as suggestions from members of this forum (car was taken by customer), they told him all they di was ch...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L trans/viscous coupler VIN: 4S3BH66592
after a huge number of back-and-forths with several different dealer parts depts, it boiled down to: 1)no one could tell for sure based on vin and trans code, but 2) the trans we were given (and told would be okay by different sources) did not have the right f...
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1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V4W
thanks to all that replied and took the time to explain how this egr system works removed vsv solenoid tested it about eight times it tested OK i decided to replace it anyway drove 20 miles so far so good all the monitors ran no light and no codes thanks again... Trouble codes: P0401.
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF8H8VM
Hello: I belive Larry from Ohio was closest on this issue. I keep getting a 00777 code (now that the VW has returned) with customer stated a "blip" in the engine and a flashing glow plug light along with the power loss. Almost certain it is a failing or faile... Trouble codes: 65535 (Internal control module memory error), 00777 (Accelerator position sensor Implausable signal).
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWND63B93
To all; I have repaired this car, but not an easy one. Thanks to all that replied, unfortunately I may be a pioneer on this one. What ended up being the cause of the whole problem was that the pcv valve located in a vacuum tee under the intake had come apart i...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L immobilizer? VIN: 3VWCD21C43
Thanks to all who replied. David from Calif. nailed it. I disconnected batt and touched terminals together and then reconnected batt. engine started and ran fine. We don't do a lot VW's so it's great to have this resource. Thanks also to Lou, Dennis,Steve, Ted...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L body VIN: WVWPD63B83
first of all than you all for the replieds and for the delayed on this vehicle but we just fixed it, it all ended up being the torque conveter twice i guess it has to be really balance when they rebuilt it, evethough the vibration was only in drive or reverse ...
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