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2001 Acura TL 3.2L steering rack VIN: 19UUA56651
I had this car come in for a power steering leak. The customer had been putting acura fluid in at a rate of one quart every few days. I found that the rack was leaking out of the left inner tie rod end seal. I then replaced the rack with a reman unit and sent ...
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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L customer VIN: 2HNYD18703
customer complains of getting shocked exiting vehicleand removing gas cap, has any body had this problem??? sounds to me like static electricity. i have yet to duplicate this condition. any help woud be helpful.thanks in advance.
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1990 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L No Start, exstended crank VIN: ZARBA12G8L
GREETINGS ALL, hows it goin. Got this car with an intermitent cranks no start. Have had car over a week starts every time, EXCEPT FOR 1 EXTENDED CRANK AFTER 10 MINUTE HOT SOAK.Checked fuel pressure notice has no prime before crank,does anyone know, it is suppo...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L cooling stsrem VIN: WBAGH8340Y
Hello, I have a 2000 BMW 740 il with a coolant leak that I caanot find the source of.The coolant is coming from INSIDE the bellhousing,at the bottom inspection hole,driver' side.I have looked through the archives and have read about the valley pan under the i...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WBAFA53591
Good morning everyone I have an 01 BMW X5 that came in for no blower motor. I checked and have no power to the blower motor but I can power the motor up and it works fine. It also has a rear blower and it works. The information that I have is very spotty and I...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Crank VIN: 2G4WB52K3W
This is my father in laws vehicle, called me and said he was stranded just up the road, so off I go, found car had stalled on him, turn vehicle over and nothing, noticed vehicle would not come out of park either, had to manually shift vehicle out of park with ...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L ac compressor VIN: 1G6EL12Y5W
hi folks , car came in with ac inop. after another repair shop gave up on it. recovered refridgerant and found that system only had 1/2 pound in it, pulled vaccum and tried to recharge could only get it to take 1#. pulled codes and got b1314 evap inlet temp se...
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1988 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L transmission shifting VIN: 2GCFC29KOJ
This truck came in about a month ago and had a shifting problem. All of a sudden one morning customer went out and started truck and went to drive away and trans would not shift and only would go into 2nd and then just reved up and stayed in 2nd gear. We check...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDC14Z5P
hello guys. its the ford guy getting beat up by a chevy. this vehicle came in not running. no codes and no fuel. dropped tank and replaced fuel pump/sender/filter. reinstall retest find rund bad bog and popping. retest no codes. check timing ok. new tune up. s...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L bearing VIN: 9872346517
Ok trans guys, here is a do you know what it is. While installing a new clutch set in this 94 s-10 (5 speed, 4x4, and a NV3500 trans) I found on the floor a unusual item. Looks like a big plastic flat washer with 1 big hole in the center and 8 small ones aroun...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GNCT18WOV
changed catalytic converter because it had fallen apart internally, also changed fuel injectors due to excessive negative fuel trims of -13.0% on both banks, after injectors and cat were replaced fuel trims were -3.0% both banks, let customer take vehicle. veh... Trouble codes: P0420
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBJK34F5V
Hi, This truck will just shut-off while idling or once on accell for me. It came in a month or so ago dead and I put a new GM injection pump complete assembly on-FIXED. A couple of weeks ago they said it was stalling, didn't verify but I installed a new lift p...
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1998 Chevrolet P SERIES 7.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBKP37JIW
thanks for the help in advance tough intermitten problem this is a motor home that stalls out when driving on highway customer states after quits running they coast down the road and it will restart after about 5 minutes the codes p340 and p1351 will be stored... Trouble codes: P0340, P1351
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1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L blend door VIN: 1C3JK54L1R
First of all excuse the incorrect VIN, posting from home. I know I have a blend door problem, has no heat, and sets blend door codes during self test, also never gets warm during self test. I was starting to pull the blend door motor and customer had to get go...
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1973 Dodge dart 225CID No Start VIN: LL41C3R167
Hoping to get some help on this dodge ,has no spark from coil customer came in battrey will drain in few days,but vehicle decided not to start for us.positive wire on coil disconected has 12 v/conected has 6.5v.balast has 12 v on 3 conectors and 6.5 on one.dis...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Surge VIN: 1D7HU18D35
Vehicle has a surge with a very light throttle. I can feel it in low right before it shifts. It is predominantly felt at 25mph.. Vehicle surges sometimes as much as 400 RPM.. I have scanned the computer and found no codes.. When it is surging the Data shows th...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L flywheel VIN: 3D7MX48CX6
replacing the clutch assy. customer supplied all parts. removed transmission, six speed with dual mass clutch. down to the flywheel assy and can find no info on how to get to the bolts that bolt to crankshaft. never ran into this application before. anybody ou...
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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L pulse generator VIN: 1ZVCT20A9P
I'm working on a 93 probe 2.0L with GF4A-EL trans After 50 feet of driving it flashes the OD light and shifts become harsh. Manual code check procedure gets a 55 pulse generator code. I've ohm checked the sensor and it has 380 ohms. I've ohm checked the wir...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP13P2W
This Ford is upsetting me. It has an intermintent unstable idle and it falls on its face on accel. Only does this for a short time when the engine is cold or the car has been sitting more than 2 hours and re-drivin. I am trying to associate this with her previ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1FTYR10CXX
Customer brought this one in with a timing belt blown The customer attempted the repair with negative results I now know how he felt not so simple set timing per Mitchell no start changed crank 360 no help has spark and 28 psi fuel pressure - pulled plug and w...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P52
THIS CODE HAS BEEN A NEVER ENDING ISSUE, CAR ORIGINALLY CAME IN WITH THIS CODE.THERE WERENT ANY SYMPTOMS OF THIS CODE, NO ERRATIC FUEL GUAGE,GUAGE HESSITATION, NOTHING. SO WE FIGURED AN INTERMITANT SENDER FAILURE. REPLACED SENDER(DEALER PART) AND RAN MONITORS.... Trouble codes: P0460
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Front brakes VIN: 1FTNX21L23
Brakes were done 1000 miles ago, no problem noticed at that time bofore or after brake job. Truck came back with severe pull to the left under brake only, noticable at slow speeds also. Right caliper and hose were replaced this did not help. Swapped pads and t...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L rattle VIN: 1FTPW14564
customer stated rattling noise from engine at about 2000rpm, underload, pulling weight and going up inclines. noise is loud enough to hear while ac is on and radio. noise stops as soon as customer takes foot off gas pedal,does not make noise when driving casua...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L poping in air filter VIN: 1FTWW33P04
Were working on a 04 F350 6.0. It has a poping coming from the air cleaner. It is at idle and speeds up as you acelerate. Using the ford IDS scan tool weve done a compression test - all cylds. good. Weve also done a cyld balance test running. All cylds. appear...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GTEK19R8W
To all; I have this GMC with what feels like a surge or misfire. It happens on very light throttle during steady speed operation or very slight acceleration, slightly worse after a hard accel. but runs o/k during a hard accel. Feels like a soft misfire or surg... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG8655S
the car won't start. It has spark, fuel pressure at the outlet of the fuel filter of 38lbs. When some gas is sprayed in the throttle body it will run. It feels as if no fuel is going in the fuel rail. Does this engine have a fuel shutoff on it?, or is somethin...
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1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L CV Axle VIN: 4S2CM57W1X
Thanks for the help. I am trying to remove the front cv axles from an amigo. I have the steering knuckle removed but cannot get the axles to come out of the front differential. I am replacing both sides. A little help on how to remove the front axles from the ...
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1974 Jaguar E-TYPE 5.3L Mechanical
I am having trouble with the brake system on this old beast. #1 can anyone tell me just how this odd ball works. We Have built the lower booster and master cylinder and upper master cylinder and replaced the vacuum valve on the upper cylinder but still can't g...
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1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Differential VIN: JCMR7845HT
After the repair of the rear drive-shaft, the owner reported that he was having intermittent transmission problems. He was also experiencing increasing noise and vibration from the front of the vehicle. He wanted the front drive-shaft removed to check the U-jo...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S3V
The vehicle cam in for an intermittent stall/cut-out and check engine light, P-0351, ignition coil primary circuit. It was at another shop, they did the full tune-up, cam sensor and ignition coil, they gave up on it, and she brought it to me. I noticed that wh... Trouble codes: P0351
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L alternator VIN: 1J4FA49581
Hello all, I believe that I am overlooking something simple. The charging system is inop on this 01 wrangler. I have done that basic visual inspection, followed the chrysler pinpoint tests, and have Load tested the generator control circuit wires with a headla...
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12625
This vehicle had the valves replaced and timing belt. After a week the customer brought it back for a stalling then no start prob. I found the dtc P0335 and found the cam sensor and connector bad. I repaired the connector and replaced the cam sensor. Intermitt... Trouble codes: P0335, P0300 (multiple missfire), P0301 (1 missfire), P0304 (4 missfire), P0403 (egr fault)
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L transmission VIN: SALPV1243T
on this 96 range rover when cold intermittently upshifts and downshifts under normal driving... no load or passing gear , and gear box light comes on but no codes are set. has anyone seen this? any help would be appreciated
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L radio VIN: 5LMFU27R13
Vehicle came in for miss fire and check brakes. Replaced one coil and spark plug. Replaced front and rear brake pads and rotors. Customer picked up vehicle and called to tell us the radio reception is weak on most lower FM channels. AM channels are all static....
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L air bag light VIN: 1LNHM81W04
b2293 flash code #19 Have any of you ford guys seen this code? Data list in solus is showing drivers air bag open. I have never seen one just go bad and you cant test them. any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E02
Thanks for your help in advance. this truck was brought in with a misfire and the mentioned codes. we checked it all out and found that the #3 ignition coil was bad. thought, this will be simple, not!! replaced the coil and it still missed. on the primary patt... Trouble codes: P2050 (po300 misfire damaging cat), P0256 (po303 misfire damaging cat 3)
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1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JA3XC647S6
another mitsubishi with very sketchy information from mitchell. this car has no power when you attempt to accelerate. it has the symptoms of a bad maf. the customer owns three of these, so i swapped the knowm good maf off his other vehicle but made no differen... Trouble codes: 12 (mass air flow sensor circuit malfunction)
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1992 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Charging VIN: JTYUG589K6
cust put two altenators in it, this it what happens, batt is new, charging systen does not maintain 1 to 1.5 volts over batt voltage, when voltage is at idle, system voltage creeps up to close to 13.00 volts turn headligts on and system volts go to 11.45 aprox...
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1989 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start
as soon as I turn the key on the injectors spray constantly, even when disconnected. from what I know all injectors should be closed all the time, can it be possible that they both stayed open or maybe the fuel pressure is high enough to open them?
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L 1/2 shift / overdrive VIN: JN1CA21D9S
Shifting out of 1st gear only after lifting foot off acc. otherwise very hard shift. Also jumps in and out of overdrive everytime you move foot. Only code P0734. Have replaced TPS and adjusted. Replaced soleniod valve cluster.
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
Thanks for your time. This car came in for a bad hesitation on acceleration, like it's running out of fuel, you floor it and it responds well but settle down to cruise and it start to bog again. Every once in a blue moon after you floor it it'll keep running f...
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1998 Pontiac Firebird Firehawk 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22G2W
Hello, have a clean low mileage Trans Am that I installed a Vortech supercharger kit on and now have a camshaft position sensor code..I believe this might be a programming problem with the software supplied by vortech,but I checked the three pins at the sensor... Trouble codes: 342 (camshaft sensor voltage low)
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Heater Fan VIN: 1G2WJ52MOX
I have this Grand Prix, that the Blower motor does not work in positions, 1,2,3,&4, almost all the time. It does work in Position 5 most of the time. I tried a new resistor, which made the blower motor not work in any positions. I also found the vacuum source ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1G2NF12E42
Good mourning guys, I have a problem with this grand am that cuts out going down the road. It really acts up when you power brake it its quit violent. Also if you accell to 30mph in manual low and let off it shacks the car apart on Decel.I have scoped the 7x a...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2985X
OK all of you porsche tec. I have a 99 boxster 2.5 that has a code p1125 in it.This is a good friend of mine and I am trying to help him out.I went to aldata and found a tsb about cleaning the mas air flow,well I did this and replaced the air filter,cleared th... Trouble codes: 1125 (oxygen sensing Adaptation Range 1 cylinders 4-6 Lean Limit)
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2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ52F84
hi techs, this vehicle came to us after the owner took it to the dealer. vehicle has a very rough idle (misfiring). dealer told owner problem had to do with valves or springs, but vacuum looks good. Fuel psi= 57, the car runs great off idle, accel, and cruise.... Trouble codes: P0300
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1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK6356S
While driving at cruising speed, engine will shut off for anywhere from a millisecond to 10 seconds and then pick back up. If this occurs at idle the engine will stall. This can occur many times without setting the P0100 dtc, which has only set twice. Sometime... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass or Volume air flow circuit.)
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2005 Suzuki Verona S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5V556L05
This Verona has a check engine light on, has all the codes above in the computer. Mitchell is very vauge about these codes especially the throttle actuator codes. has anybody seen this problem common to the Verona. any help would be very appreciated. Trouble codes: P2422 (evap emissions vent valve stuck closed), P2118 (throttle actuator contorl motor current/range performance), P0451 (evap/emissions sys. press. sensor/switch/range performance), P0107 (map/baro pressure circuit low input), P0510 (closed throttle pas. switch)
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L right hand steering VIN: JTEHH20V43
HEY GUYS, hope we can figure this one out together. so this rav4 came in wiht the customer complaining that when he makes a right hand turn the steering will not come back to center. when he makes a left it works as it should its only the right turns that are...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no comm VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
Help this vw came in for air bag and mil on .no big deal replace rear o2 for mil and clock spring for air bag .no problems with replaceing either part job went good .after replacing the parts went to clear codes and no comm. with any module tried another scann...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSK61J61
this car came in with intermitten shut off. scan and found the following codes listed below. replace the cam & crank sensor. Clear code but check engine light comes on right away. Scan for codes, none found but P0725 (engine speed sensor ckt malfunction) is in... Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed sensor ckt malfunction), P0321 (ig/Dist eng speed inop), P0322 (ig/Dist eng speed inop. ckt/no signal), P0638 (throttle actuator cont range performance B1)
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L no comm VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
I had to open a new help request to let every one know what happened. I reloaded the software on the launch and tried again after trying as a can system with no comm i tried it as a non can and the scanner worked great cleared codes and the vw is good and out ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWBF56478
So I have this passat that came in with secondary air codes. I replaced a few broken vaccum lines and later realized the combi valve was not letting air pass through. Air pump works, but has a lot of water in it, as does the combi valve. I will replace the c...
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2006 Volkswagen Golf GLS TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGR61J06
I am have trouble trying to diagnose this car, It runs poorly under load on the highway.It has grey smoke out of the tailpipe at times. Vw has a TSB 01-07-46 that on maf sensor fault P0101 and shows how to diagnose it and I have not had luck finding the proble... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass range/performance)
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L cabin temp VIN: WBADN6341Y
After reading replies and retesting,it appears 60 deg. setting is max AC and the system runs at max output till a higher temp is selected.
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L oil interval VIN: WBAVH13577
thank you guys,when "RESET" sign will show,one has to push reset button to get small "timer indicator" to display and press again to reset,small "timer indicator" will start to move around and reset is finished.
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L low beams VIN: 2G4WS52M8X
REPLACED THE COMBINATION TURN SIGNAL SWITCH THE SYSTEM GETS ITS GROUND THROUGH THIS SWITCH BEEN AWEEK NOW CUSTOMER IS HAPPY
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2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Low Beam HID VIN: 1G6KY54921
Thanks for the help on this car. We decided to order all the parts that Cadillac suggested. In the process we found out the answer to the original question, which was why must we replace the ballast and the harness. The new harnass is an adapter to connect the...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No crank VIN: 1G1YY6782G
Hey there, So as I thought we had problem w/VATS. I was trying to fix this without puchasing the $60. harness kit, but I took the easy way out.. because I'm sure you jump something in the module but ran out of curiosity w/this one. Thanks for your time Dave
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Stall VIN: 1G1FP23E1M
Installed plastic gears in trans and new speed sensor which is driven by plastic ratio gear. and speedometer corrected itself and stopped shut down engine
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1995 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: 1GBEG25K1S
Thanks to all who replied. For some reason, [and nothing we did to fix it],the van suddenly runs fine. It did this before,[ran good for a week],then failed again. So its sit and wait again. If it fails again we will re-open.
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1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L ABS light on solid VIN: 1G1YY22G5V
Thanks to Alex and Robert for their help.The fix was to properly install the yellow connector cover over the SDM module connector and lock it w/the black connector lock.The black connector lock also engages the shorting bar on the module plug. Lesson learned.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L vents VIN: 1GCEC14V85
I could not duplicate problem, and returned vehicle back in service, I suspect the vent actuator is acting up, will replace that if it comes back in. Thanks alot for the advice guys.
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2006 Chevrolet W3500 5.2L idles VIN: J8BB4B1646
Thanks for all the replies. A special thanks to David [...]. He was right on the money. We replaced the SCV and it corrected the problem. We did try to replace the fuel filter first (before I posted a help request), but that did nothing. thanks for the info... Trouble codes: P0091.
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1994 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GHY5R7R
Well I finally figured it out, out of desperation I removed the under hood fuse relay centre , checked all connectors to fuses and relays,OK, Next I started to check the harness between fuse box and harness, no faults. Removed coil pack for access to wiring h...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Wipers VIN: 284GP44R7W
thank you all for the immediate help. the problem turned out to be the BCM. My customer was not interested in spending any money on this old van so i removed the wire going from the bcm that feeds the wiper on/off relay and put a toggle switch to ground. the ...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L 4 wheel ABS VIN: 1B4GT44L2Y
Well I have finally repaired this vehicle using a "preowned" Hydraulic control unit. I was squeemish at the thought myself but once installed it bled like a dream without a scan tool in under 3 minutes! It was instantly evident that this corrected the air en...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L clock, radio VIN: 1B4GP25301
Thanks for the replies. Customer put an aftermarket radio in the van and all is well. Thanks again for the help.
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L transmission VIN: 2B3HD46R52
Thanks for the advice guys. We replaced the solenoid block and tightened pins at btrans harness connector. Problem solved. Thanks again! Howard
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1985 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L exhaust leak VIN: 1FDKE30L6F
A lot of outrage at the fact im bypassing emissions, here in Alberta there is not emission testing, and 25 minutes at the Ford parts desk was unable to find my part, and resulting in the parts man telling me to remove the system.! homemade blok off plate and k...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Starter flywheel VIN: 1FTDR15X3P
I thank all who helped . I believe there is a mechanical problem in which the owner does not want to fund the research . Thanks again I did cover what was suggested but no improvement
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1995 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L 4th gear VIN: 1FTHF25F0S
hey everyone, it turns out the forward planetary snap ring came off and in turn was grinding into the shell hence all the metal. we will put it back together tom when all the parts arrive and we should be back in business. thank again to everyone for your help...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 3FAKP1135X
Thanks to all you guys who responded to my request. I did put a known good coil on and it made no differance. Also put a new fuel pump which made no differance. We finally decided that we had spent enough time on this car without making progress. I have talked...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2-3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP55SOY
Thank you guys who responded. I had to check out every wire on the circuit. The problem was in an oxygen sensor connector. A connector had come loose from its hanger and dropped down on the right front axle close to the CV joint and worn the insullation off ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, NO POWER VIN: 1FTWX33F41
thanks for all the help.after letting vehicle sit all weekend and starting from the beginning i found a mixture of gasoline and diesel. dont ever forget the simple stuff, itll eat your lunch if you do.
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP38391
thanks for the help guys; this one is fixed. i ended up replacing the battery because i was suspecting an intermittent internal short. at the same time, i cleaned ground connections under the air filter housing and behind the right front kick panel. i found al...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21T94
Hi All , Thanks so much for the help. It ended up being the oil pressure leak inside the vale covers. All is well now that the oil pressure is getting where its supposed to with full pressure. This was like a class on these 6.0's almost free of charge. Thanks ...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FDAF57P05
well thanks to all for the input i personally knew injector cups were most likely the culprit just when i worked at the dealership i did one set only on a 6.0l diesel but lots on 7.3l diesel. I was just curious if ther...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12301
i have spent many hours in between other cars and i have not found anything that has helped the shake in this kia. as a couple of my replies have stated, these cars were not the cream of the crop and were just not made with long term ownership in mind. i will ...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G0X
I scoped each coil assembly individualy & found that "new" O.E. coil assembly was sending intreference down the IGF circuit, this circuit tells the ECM that a coil/igniter fired,thus the ECM could not determine wich or even if the coil/igniters were firing & s... Trouble codes: P0300, P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315, P1320.
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2004 Lexus LX470 4.7L vsc VIN: JTJHT00W44
Thanks to all that took the time to respond, it is much appreciated. The C code I had was indeed correctly identified in Mitchell as an "ECU fault". As it turns out, ANY code set in the ECM will disable the VSC and turn on the lights...even my EVAP code. ...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L abs VIN: 1LNHM97V01
Thanks for all the replies. The replies from Michael, Brian and Fred were very helpfull,as they all mentioned the fact that aftermarket scanners drop the data during the ABS event. This sent me back toward the sensors or the tone rings, as Fred, Ralph and Duan...
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1999 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ2216X
THANKS TO ALL THE TECHS THAT REPLIED. WE REMOVE THE TIMING COVER AND FOUND BROKEN TENSIONER SPRING AND VERY LOOSE TIMING BELT JUST AS ONE TECH MENTIONED. NEW BELT, TENSIONER AND SPRING FIXED PROBLEM. THANKS FOR THE HELP. JIM B.
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1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 108.109-12
Thanks for the help. The culprit turned out to be a fuel shutoff solenoid on the fuel injection pump which is used to shutoff fuel when the ignition key is turned off. The new fuel pump provided part of the fix, but the mechanical throttle linkage would caus...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L Hesitation, NO POWER VIN: WDBGA33G4V
Found a DC VOLTAGE TEST FOR MAF IN OUR MODIS AND IT FAILED SO I TOOK A CHANCE AND ORDED IT AND PROBLEM FIXED .I GOT 8 REPLIES EVERY ONE SAID MAF SENSOR. TEST GOES WITH KOEO SHOULD HAVE ,99-1.02 VOLTS HAD .65 THEN I STARTED IT UP GOT IT TO GO 2500 RPM WITCH WAS... Trouble codes: P0507.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No upshift VIN: WDGBA43GOX
I never really got any definite answers to my question's. It's like nobody read the whole post. I asked specific Q's and explained what I had done so far. Here's what I found out along the way. The left front speed sensor supplies the signal for the spedo and ...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L no shift up VIN: WMWRC33494
This will be the quickest fix we ever posted. Thanks for the replies , specially to Rick ,who took the time to call me back. After reprogramming & clear all the adaption ,you've to perform CVT adaption. Clutch adaption: 1.Start the engine stone cool and shi...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L no reverse VIN: JMFLYV75W2
Thanks all vehicle was sent to trans specialist - something let go in reverse plantery gear area- I haven't seen parts but fortunately we were not at fault thanks again Wayne
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Stall, Misfire, damaged VIN: 4N2XN11T0Y
Thankyou Seiko and Franco for your replies. We purchased a remanufactured distributor and installed it. Set timing, ran the car and it runs well, symptoms gone. Your help gives us some assurance on this vehicle. Barret [...] Trouble codes: P1320 (Pending Ignition/misfire code).
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y41
Thank you for replies I spent 3 hours checking every thing I can think of smoke test revealed no leaks any where on purge lines vents are clear pressure sensor is working purge valve is working and vacum cut solenoid is working!!! performed smoke test on fuel... Trouble codes: P0440.
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GHDT13W3V
it was bad connections under the fuse box and ecu found a couple loose and bad . so tightened and fixed and no more symptom. thanks for all of your help oout there.
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1995 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Turn Signals VIN: 2G2FS22K3S
Hey all! I finally got back around to this Firebird. I finally got a chance to check it out myself and low and behold there was a burnt out bulb in the right taillamp assmbly. I havn't had a chance to get back to this thing due to the fact it was out of town. ...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWM72N92
Thanks guys for the replies, and special thanks to Ryan who nail this one. I check gas cap 3 times on the smog machine, pass 3 times, gas cap wasn't oe, put a new gas cap,eventhoug i new the old one pass. Clear codes took it for ride, check monitor and pass ev...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Differential VIN: 5TEHN72N43
Hey guys thanks for the help i pulled the acuator out and found the sleeve not in place i put the sleeve in place and reinstalled acuator all is fixed thanks and god bless
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