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1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Hesitation VIN: ZARBC5765J
This car is loosing Spark under load, full throttle (will not pass over 3000 rpm), but driving fine otherwise, here is the work performed to date, in pursuit of the problem, and these items were replaced due to falling under spec or total failure in test condi...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L codes VIN: WBAGH8344Y
I replaced the timming chain because the car came in with a camshaft code p0011 and p0021. replaced the cam sensors twice and nothing changed. so I decided to replace the timing chain guides cause inwas making a small radling noise too. but the same codes stil... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Limp home mode VIN: WBABM3348Y
Very intermittently the car goes into limp mode. The check engine and the eml lights come on. We did replace the throttle actuator last summer, things were OK for a couple of months, now the same symptom. Customer bought an aftermarket scan tool and pulled the... Trouble codes: P1542 (Pedal position sensor), P0601 (Internal Control Module Memory Check Sum Error)
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM5349Y
Well today I got a BMW sensor this time and the customer is going to drop the car off tomorrow night so I can have a cold morning start and warm up. My questions to you guys is: Is there an update on the software for these early E46 models? Why is this code sh... Trouble codes: 65 (Intake cam sensor fault)
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Air Bag VIN: WBAET37403
Hey Guys, Pulled 2 codes from SRS with GT1 02 front belt pretensioner 0B "Battery Positive terminal isolation I under stand the belt code but have never seen this 0B code before, anyone seen this and have some info on it? Thanks, Dave
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1989 Chevrolet Blazer Scottsdale 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEV18K4K
intermittent code 43 esc module circuit, system works normally in stall and passes flow chart test and knock sensor,esc module and pcm have been replaced with no luck. wiring has been tested and no problems found. vehicle must be driven for short distance befo... Trouble codes: 43 (esc module circuit)
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start, slow start VIN: 2G1FP22S0R
The only time this car gives us trouble is when starting. there have been no complaints of drivability problems other than the starting. Sometimes this car will start fine. When we have a problem with the starting it will spin and then drag really bad or it wi... Trouble codes: 36 (24X Signal Circuit Error)
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, hard start VIN: 1GNDT13W6T
was brought in with a hard start and a grinding when starting found flexplate bad fuel pressure was below spec. so we replaced flexplate and fuel pump it still has a hard/no start problem. No grinding now when crancking but it kicks back like it is firing at t... Trouble codes: P1345
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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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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L module VIN: 1GCEK14R7W
This truck will flash the ABS and brake light at 20-30 mph consistantly. When this happens you loose comm with the ABS module. Other modules are not affected. It will not set a code. Comms come back at 30mph. We have disconnected the rear vss and keep comms bu...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16R2X
Engine running rough at at idle and during acceleration,sometimes have to let off pedal to accelerate.Getting cam sensor codes,but not sure if that would make it run that bad or not.On occasion will run fine for a couple of miles leading me to beleive its not ... Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP sensor circuit), P0341 (CMP sensor performance)
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF55E6Y
The vehicle will die when the turn signal is turns on ( either direction ) and it will not start again. It looks like turning the emergency flashers on and off a few times will allow the vehicle to start. There is a buzzing noise in the flasher assembly before...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L lights VIN: 2G1WF55E12
this vehical came in from the auto auction with the headlamps hard wired to the switch bypassing the bcm/pcm etc...the wire harness for the headlamps was corroded so i replaced it.also the ignition doesnot always work at time the odometer will come on and at t...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Power Windows VIN: 1GNDX03E62
Customer brings in very low mileage vehicle(35,000 miles) for intermittent problem with "POWER WINDOWS" not working. I have checked for Power & Ground at master switch (checked fine).You would think these windows would go up or down because I have power & grou...
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2005 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L battery VIN: 1GNDV33E25
This van came in with dead battery. Checked & replaced battery, charging system ok. customer states that battery was replaced 4 times in the past. 4 days later battery dead again, checked battery & charging system again, ok. Checked for draw & let sit all day,...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
Hi fellow wrenches, I have a puzzling one that I just can't get figured out. I have a PT Cruiser in here that has no spark and no injector pulse. The customer was driving it and it just died at about 25 mph. I checked it with my standard OBDII reader and it sh...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Unknown VIN: 3C8FY8G45T
Wife's car. My job does not allow me to utilize diagnostic tools. I am stuck in my garage with nothing more than hand tools and DVOM. I have a 2005 PT GT Cruiser (turboed) with a misfire at idle only. DTC is P0303. Off idle and cruise no problems. Sitting at s...
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2006 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46X06
scanned has code po0073 amient tempture fault not sure amient tempture sensor is unless its the sensor in front of radiator it doesnt show outside temp on the inside anywere it does have sensor in front of raditor Trouble codes: P0073
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1999 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L Oil Pump VIN: KLAJB82ZXX
After the car ran hot from a broken radiator it started the oil lamp blinking when the car has been on for a while (about 10 miles) then comes on and stays on until I shut the car off and restart it then is is off for a while again until it seems it has drivin...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L intermittent VIN: 1B4GT54LXV
may try a pcm & flash in new memory with flash tool thought i would ask if any one out there has seen problem has a mechanical dash Trouble codes: P0403, P1695 (no body ccd message), P1698 (no trans ccd message), 19 (buss communication inactive)
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L A/C Compressor VIN: 1D4GP24R24
This caravan came in complaining of noise under the hood. Compressor clutch was smoked. We replaced compressor and rec. dryer and expansion valve. A/C system worked great for about 24 hrs. and then compressor noised returned. We noticed cooling fans no long co...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26H8J
This vehicle has good cranking power, good spark at coil wire, no spark at any plug wire. No injector pulse. Only 10 psi. fuel pressure even when cycling the ignition switch. This vehicle also has 2 fuel tanks and 3 fuel pumps. They all are working. I am going...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A9R
Vehicle came in "No Start" we found a bad CMP sensor LH front of engine and replaced it. The truck starts now, runs great COLD but, after it warms up, it stalls. It will do this in Neutral in the bay, we don't even need to drive it and it will do it every time...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L message center VIN: 1FMDV75E82
thank's for your time, this explorer displays door adjar message all the time.with scanner in you can watch all switches change as you open and close doors and rear hatch. searched for this problem and found one post that said door switch changed when key was ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L vacuum leak VIN: 1FTPX14564
This vehicle came in with a plethora of adverse conditions. It was towed in due to an alternator failure. Customer said he put a charge on the battery but the vehicle woudn't idle and would die. I charged the battery and replaced the alternator and was able to...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L dem VIN: 1FMDK05145
the awd malfunction lamp comes on randomly and stays on. i scan the dem module and get the same code every time p1889.which is a code for the differential oil pressure pump performance.sometimes the light comes on right when the vehicle is started and sometime...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSF20P55
im working in this super duty 6.0 diesel pick, vehicle wont turn on after you shut it off, only when is cold, i already check for codes no codes, test glow plugs for power ok,had a bulletin related with the ficm module for loss of power due to a fuse not insta...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L transfer case VIN: 2GTEK13T04
customer states that he notice the auto four wheel drive light was on, so he pushed the 2 wheel drive button and he the vehicle went into 2 wheel drive. three days later the truck is in auto four wheel drive again so he pushes 2 wheel drive button and it goes ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1870Y
This car has been to the dealership 4 times with no success. They replaced the evap bypass solenoid valve and the ECM (bypass shorted and burned ECM). They tested and said car OK. Mil returned, said fuel cap loose and reset. Mil on again, brought car to us. We... Trouble codes: 1457 (Evap Cannister Leak)
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V7Y
ok guys need help from foreign car experts. i replace maf 3k miles ago for same problem. she says boggs down and runs bad at times. i have never gotten it to skip a beat. but has same code again, so sounds like another post that was on here with now fix. possi... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow)
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA72311
Started testing system vehicle would not run check injector pulse with a noid light worked fine originally, pulle dpanel to test power and ground at fuel pump all ok, pulled hoses no fuel flow..put power on pump while unplugged no flow easy right new fuel pump...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L TPMS light flashing VIN: WMWRE33463
Cannot reset tpms warning light. Held button for less than 4 seconds with engine running. Light keeps flashing. New tires were just installed.
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWRE33434
Vehicle has low miles came in with p0304, could not verify complaint. Replaced plugs and wires and car came back with same customer symptoms, running bad and missing, two weeks later. By the time it came back the problem cleared up and has p0300 random misfire... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Mini cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF33557
hello every one,i have no info to diagnose this mini.i have codes p1105 and p2187.p1105 is for the differential pressure sensor,wondering if these go bad or if there is a tsb for this problem.the car idles rough and stumbles on acceleration.maf sensor has alre... Trouble codes: P1105, P2187
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start VIN: JN8AR05S4W
car won't run with fuel pump relay in but will run fine jumping pins 3 and 5 for the pump. we have tried several relays. we have power at pin 2 also and continuity at pin 1 to ecm. are thoughts is leading towards ecm, because we are thinking were not getting t... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N4DL01D3Y
This Altima runs poorly upon first start of the day. It seems to be running rich with a lot of fuel smoke coming from the exhaust. The car will only exhibit these conditiions for about 1 minuite after cold start up and then clear up on its own, or the engine c...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y41
clients concern is check engine light always on, test drove, vehicle runs good -tested and found that the long term fuel trim is high on both banks +30% -smoke tested for vacuum leaks, none found -tested for voltage drop from b- to engine with all loads on, .2... Trouble codes: P0171, P1441
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G3AM55N8P
we need help & ideas to pin point our nox issue. the nox readings are ranging from 150 - 1200. we havn't been able to tie this to any one thing other than temperature. all repairs completed this far have had little change in nox readings.not sure about spark a...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L mil VIN: 1G3GR64H21
Car came in with MIL on for an air injection fault, new rear shocks, and diag on a in-op master window switch. Fix the first 2 and backed the car off the lift to diag the master switch. Noticed everything on the door was dead. No gas release operation, trunk r...
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1991 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: C5M1207486
customer has to jump car off after sitting over night,battery is dead,iac motor is working when key is off,you can hear it moveing ,hook test light up to battery its bright, un hook iac, test light is off. 2 weeks before he had problem with remoult start.it wo...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L rear VIN: 1G2WR5212Y
Hello I have a 00 grand prix and when the customer sits at a stop she hears a bang sound like she was just rear ended but nothing car jerks little to. just replaced the struts, the bearings looked ok and the springs were ok to. everything is nice and tight can...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Temperature gauge VIN: 3G7DA03E31
Customer complaint was car was running hot. I checked gauge then checked temp. at sensor with an infrared thermometer and temp. was between 200 - 230 degrees. I put Modis on and checked data stream, temp was between 200 - 230. I checked connections at back of ...
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2004 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Steering Wheel VIN: 1G2HX52K3X
When turning the wheel in this vehicle you will intermittenly feel a short vibration that shakes the steering wheel violently. I have checked tie rods, ball joints, struts, bearings, and internediate shaft. All checked out fine. It is mostly felt on right hand...
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1997 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L Starting VIN: YS3CH68M8V
The car was towed in because it failed to start after sitting overnight. Fuel pressure and noid light testing confirm fuel availability and injector pulse. I cannot confirm the spark's absence, but it is likely as the only remaining culprit with fuel and injec...
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L Misfire VIN: 5GZCZ53B63
This vehicle came to our shop about two weeks ago with the customer complaint that it feels like it is misfiring under a load and at idle sometimes. We scanned the computer for codes and checked the misfire data. The computer had Code P0304 in memory and misfi...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 4S3BD4357X
Hello everyone, we have this fine subaru of a very good customer we're trying to fix. The vehicle came in with a complaint of a hesitation and trans shift problem. We experienced the hesitation. On Accel. about 1/2 trottle the vehicle would fall flat on its fa...
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BE6566Y
only misfire from dead stop takeoff will not misfire any other time doesnt matter if cold or hot help please somebody
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GG29632
Came in for MIL. PO171, bank one lean. Smoke checked intake system, no leaks. Cleaned injectors on a double length injection flush. Cleared codes, sent customer away. Light came back in a week. Changed the front a/f ratio sensor with a genuine subaru sensor. C... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean)
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1998 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWBB81E1W
OMG guys, I have a weird one here!!! I have this 1998 VW Cabrio that is just kicking me hard. This car runs good. Every now and then though it sounds like it misses slightly. Not enogh to kick a code though. The only code I could get out of it was a p1613 MIL ... Trouble codes: P1613
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L alternator warning light
hi,would appreciate any input on this one. no charge after replacing alternator, checked all wiring and connections, still no charge. turned on headlight switch (any position, and immediatly charged normally, turn headlight switch off and it does not charge. a...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSD69M31
this car was towed to our shop for a no start problem. the car starts & stalls imideatly. we noted that the car only has a valet key & the security (key) light is flashing. can we repair or bypass this system without sending it to vw? scan tools we use are the... Trouble codes: 17978 (engine ecu blocked)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWSS29M31
Customer states after Timing belt replacement the car has noticeable vibrations between 3600 - 3800 rpm, as well as accessive engine noise. sort of a droning sound resonating from somewhere. verified timing OK! check for potential defective or loose CAT...OK. ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSH63B91
This has been an ongoing problem with this car. As a result we have replaced Thermostat & temprature sensor with factory parts. I have noted that engine takes approx 8-10 minutes at idle to get to operating temprature. Coolant is full and all air is out of sys... Trouble codes: P1296 (Cooling system error)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWSK69MX3
Ok here we go, we have this jetta that we had recommended some services on a while back. (struts, brakes, cv shaft, plugs, fuel filter, cabin air filter, and coolant flush.) We had a mid-level tech do most of the work on saturday. Now come monday (yesterday) t...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L wipers VIN: WVWAK73C86
PLEASE HELP. The wipers and washers do not work when parked or stopped. When you drive the vehicle at 15mph the wipers will start to work. when the vehicle comes to a stop the wipers will quit at any position. The washers still do not work when driving. With t...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29591
Could any one tell me where the coolant temp sensor for the fuel injection is located. JOE
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BXW
I want to thank everybody for their help. The car run fine know, I brought engine to top dead cyl. and saw intake cam was out looks like new timing belt and idler pulleys was just put on so I think thats what happen. As far as the noise the chain tensioner was... Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfire), 0301 (misfire cyl. 1), 0302 (misfire cyl.2), 0303 (misfire cyl.3).
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L air bag mil VIN: WAUPL68E54
Thanks to all that replied. Customer ended up taking car to dealer. They replaced air bag module. So far every thing is fixed.
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3335X
We took this car to another shop in the area that can code the BMW modules. According to them, they have tried installing used DME modules in conjuction with a new EWS module, but sometimes the coding does not work, so then you have a new EWS module that is j...
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1988 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HR54C3J
Thank you ALL for your help. This oldy but goody is back on the road. The FIX was a bad #5 injector driver in the ECM. Installed a GM reman and that was that. The fuel injectors, plug wires, plugs, module and the intake gasket were in good condition. Thanks fo...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Crank VIN: 2G4WB52K3W
Thanks for all the helpful information, it turned out to be the ignition switch after all. found when you tap on housing the car starts right up, replaced switch and father in law is happy (not so much about the price though!). Thanks again
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2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L all ip warning lights VIN: 2G4WV55K62
thank you all for your help every singl one of you hit it right on the head the ignition switch was bad but I had to take care of buliton #03-08-45-004 that was to repair deformed or collapsed terminals in the bussed electrical center under hood the check for ...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L mirror turn signal VIN: 1G6KD54Y14
i found that the passenger door control module was the problem,and i appreciate everything that you guys sent me,and thanks again,
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1991 Chevrolet R2500 Suburban Silverado 7.4L Speedo drops out and trans defaults to low VIN: 1GNGR26N4M
Haven't fixed this one yet but am convinced after all the great responses it's a wiring problem between the speed sensor and the DRAC module . I'll post the exact fix when it's done . Thanks IATN members , you rock !
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1992 Chevrolet Motorhome 7.4L Mechanical VIN: 1GBKP37N8N
There are 3 different systems being used by GM in the late 80's to early 90s'. We had the system that operates off the steering pump. This steering pump runs the power steering, power brakes and parking brake system. We removed a leaking pressure switch, r...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNET16S83
thanks for everyones help,I opened the wire harness from the pcm blue connector.found the orange + feed wire to the pcm corroded and broken internally.soldered and heat shrunk the repair.also found the grey wire broken at the same harness.had no blown fuses so...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L ABS System VIN: 2GTEK19V81
The trailblazer came back in today. The customer had removed the ABS pump fuse so the brakes would act normally until it was fixed. After putting in the fuse I road tested the vehicle and the problem was not there when stopping straight! However when stopping ...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L cylinder head VIN: 1GCDT13676
THANKS FOR ALL THE INFO . BORROWED WEDGE TOOL FROM LOCAL DEALER, EVERYTHING WORKED FINE . I CAN SEE WHY EVERYONE IS CAUTIOUS.
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1992 Dodge D150 3.9L timing VIN: 1B7GE16X1N
the guy who installed cranksf. sure missed up. got timing marks wrong and bent valves. 2 recon. cylinder heads. reassy. engine runs good. thanks for the replies. bob.
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L converter VIN: 1B3EJ46XOY
hello, first i want to thanks everyone.my friend sent it to trans shop and confirmed what you guys said. the cross shaft in the differential slide off and makes a very costly damaged.it cost him $2700 for diff,converter,flex plate and labor.now he(and me) know...
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2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z7Y
Thanks all for the help in fixing this vehicle. The culprit was the computer as I suspected.My problem in diagnosing the Durango was that I thought that my Snap-On scanner does not have the capability to activate the cooling fan .It doesn't have a specificly d... Trouble codes: P1491 (Cooling fan relay circuit open /short).
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L lacks power VIN: 2B5WB25Y21
Replaced both the ASD relay and the coil. We never did get it to act up for us, but it has been on the road for a while now with no repeat problems. Thanks again for all replies. Trouble codes: P1388.
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L pressure blows off VIN: 3D7MU48C74
Most of the replies were pointing to the fan clutch being weak. I could not absolutely prove that, so I installed a high pressure cut-off switch that is set to cut off at 325 psi in the discharge hose of the compressor, I used murray part number 35830 and a t-...
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1967 Ford mustang 302CID fuel,temp and oil pressure VIN: 7T01T26856
used the instrument cluster regulator from napa part#ir1 and then fused it on output wire to gauges with small fuse 2 amp and then we actually stabled on the back connection in the cluster and put some electrical adhesion on it fluid on the gauges connections ...
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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L radiator VIN: 1FTFE24YDN
thanks to all that replied most covered what had been previously tested ,what might have helped was the reply on checking the coolant recovery system,on testing did find the line restricted at the tank this may be the cause ,but i am waiting for the report bac...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L alarm VIN: 1FMZU63K72
I've waited as long as i feel prudent as the customer has not yet returned into the shop or returned my calls asking what was going on. So anyone looking or courious the door switches have a HUGE failure rate based upon all the replies and you may get lucky...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSW30P24
CUSTOMER DECIDED NOT TO FIX THIS MINOR LEAK. WAS LOSING ABOUT 3 QT'S A DAY IN 100 MILES. THIS LEAK IS VERY MINOR IN COMPARISON, LEAVING DIME SIZE SPOTS. RECEIVED 6 RESPONSES, ALL GOOD EXCEPT 1. INSIDE OF BELL HOUSING HAD ALREADY BEEN CLEANED & IS DRY. NO LEAK...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Head Gaskets VIN: 1FMEU63E26
Hello, and a special thanks to the 6 people who took the time to replay to my request. We got mixed answers, from remove the engine to it's a piece of cake. We removed the heads w/ the engine in the car and it was not bad at all. ford cam tools helped alot ie:...
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKCT18W8S
Thanks for all the advice, many replied of min. fuel pressure 61+ & coil/ distributor problems. After interrogating customer it turns out he was cranking engine w/the cam sensor loose. It is our conclusion the pressed on tigger wheel caught the sensor & moved....
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L wheel bearings VIN: JHLRD184XY
Again,I want to thank everyone who took their time to share their ideas to solve my problem.I decided to replace right front and rear right wheel bearings which solved the noise concern on this CRV.I appreciate everyones help.Thank you
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Hesitation VIN: 452CG58VXP
Thanks To The Both Of You Guys Who Helped,I Did Smoke The Intake And There Were Numerous Intake Leaks From The Throttle Plate Mount,EGR Valve And A Sensor There Was So Much Smoke Coming Out On Top Of Intake It Was Hard To Tell If Lower Part Of Intake Manifold ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S3V
I beat my head over this vehicle for the last couple of day's and, everything point's back to the pcm. So I warrantied it out and so far so good. I have tried to duplicate the failure with the new pcm and so far everything is great. I have let it run all d... Trouble codes: P0351.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Engine VIN: 1J4GK38K22
I want to take an opportunity to thank everyone for sharing their knowledge and being helpful regarding this situation. The customer stopped by today and has registered 2500 miles on the last oil change, and I checked the oil and it was over 2 quarts low. I a...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Driver info center VIN: 1J8HR58245
OK, I guess this light is a malfunction indicator. I don't think my Modis will communicate with this module,therefore I recomended a trip to the local dealership. Thanks again, David
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12625
Well I think you were right about the crankshaft sensor, But the cust. declined repair and I can't tell all of you for sure. But thanks for all the help. Mike Trouble codes: P0335, P0300 (multiple missfire), P0301 (1 missfire), P0304 (4 missfire), P0403 (egr fault).
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.5L valve lash VIN: WDBCB34E9M
Thanks all for your time...I did have some work done on the head at our local machine shop . I had the valves ground and topped in the same amount...I'm not a MB tech just wanted to make sure , Befor the tear down the valve train sounded loose but it sounds go...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz Smart Car 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMEEJ31X88
Thanks to Mark [...] 1. turn on ignition 2. adjust instrument display to show "maintenance" 3. turn off ignition within 10 seconds ("maintenance"should remain in display) 4. press & hold the service button which is located on the top left of the instrument po...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Radio VIN: 4A3AE55H21
Hi Group, Thank you very much for the replies. The radio is un-locked and the customer is happy. We have recorded the code for future reference. The power of this network is fantastic. I do understand that Mitsubishi has every right to charge what they t...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2HZ5216R
good morning. ok...i THINK i fixed this ne this time. it's been gone for a week now, and according to my customer(when i called her 2 days ago, it's running great. i REALLY apreciate all of your guys suggestions and help. i had a couple suggestions t... Trouble codes: P1620 (qdm4 fault), P0341 (crank/cam error), P0342 (cam sensor ckt error), P0171 (system lean).
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2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Pedal operation VIN: WP0AB29971
Many thanks for all that replied on this problem -- After checking more we found that the flex line, slave cylinder, added spacer clips, top of pump AND brake master cylinder ( replaced 3 times) had all been replaced. The follwing is what we "guess" happened...
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2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: S3EH48GX13
Thanks for the replies. I went ahead and replaced the crank sensor , it was a fairly easy job and the customer hasnt had any more trouble with the vehicle since crank sensor replacement Trouble codes: P0336.
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1992 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2L Alarm VIN: JT2SK13E3N
If the alarm is dealer installed there will be a "T" connector in the ignition switch harness. It's behind the knee bolster under the steering column. Just unplug both sides and connect together. We also removed the wire harness and the alarm box which was att...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L heater core VIN: 3VWCD21C0Y
I read you have to have radio code and steering wheel angle senser code,setting, and I didn't have the radio tool for taking it out, not me, sent it back to the car lot that don't have no clue, they said they would do it, I told them if I can't do it right sen...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Rack & pinion VIN: 3VWDD21C72
Thanks Everyone that helped I was trying to make a mountain out of nothing. Just seemed a little unusual.We flushed the system with the proper fluid,replaced the Rack and the car has been gone for over 2 weeks(no news is good news??)and we are calling it a suc...
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1995 Volvo 850 2.3L No Start VIN: YSTAAA8919
Thank you all for all the ideas. Michael, you were right! The odds of creating something! Turned out to be a broken wire at main relay, which is located in top of radiator shroud. Was so corroded, it will probably fall out anyway sometime soon. When I disconne... Trouble codes: P0120 (Throtlle position sensor/circuit).
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L Climate Control VIN: YV1V527514
Well this one is fixed. Thomas from Nevada, & Jim from Washington were both correct. I soldered bad joints on CCM board. The blower motor potentiometer was the culprit. Dealer price for repair was $1200. New customer very happy with $150 repair. No problem so ...
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