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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2HNYD18881
Hey Everyone, Got a problem that one of you Acura guys can help me with. This car has a knock/popping noise over slight bumps. You almost can't make it do it. It seems to do it though on hard accelerate and brake. Going over small dips with the wheel turn seem...
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L remote transmitter VIN: WAUAH68D21
Hi guys, this vehicle was in an accident and hit in the rear. My friend at the body shop tells me they repaired it and replaced a module in the quarter panel that was smashed. He said that module controls door locks, windows, sunroof etc. Everything works exce...
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1997 BMW 318is 1.9L bell housing VIN: WBABE8321V
High pitched squeal coming from bell housing area. Noise goes away when load put on transmission, example: squeals in park or neutral, put in any reverse or forward gear, squeal goes away "if load on transmission". If you accelerate there is no noise, as soon ...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS13W2T
truck came in no start.plugs fuel fouled. checked fuel pressure it was steady. replaced plugs cap and rotor. started up. next day would not start.plugs fouled again. spark was weak, had used coil and module put on and spark was strong. still no start.pulled up...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J12
This car runs ok at idle. On the road under light accel it runs ok, On hard accel it is very slow in taking off. it will go up to 3500 rpm's with wide open throttle. will not rev any higher. will shift gears if you back off the throttle. No codes show on my sc...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHC24U15
hey guys i am having a bit of trouble on this truck. vehicle came in with a reduced engine power code. checked all data for info and found the was a problem with this vehicle. computer was telling us to replace a couple components which sounded like they would...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L oil pressure guage VIN: 1GCEC14T45
The customer said that sometimes the oil pressure indication is very low, but there is never any engine tapping or knocking. He asked us to replace the sending unit, which we did and it seemed OK. After the weekend, the pressure is low sometimes, and even appe...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3AA63H55
Hi everyone , i have this 300c that will intermitantly drop the throttle responce and sometimes stall , the red lightning bolts flash when this happens - it was doing this frequently until i replaced tbi unit , now it is just once in a while , the codes pulled... Trouble codes: P2101, P2110
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Z0T
po 172 code intermittenly, vechile exibits no signs of drivability problems. customer replaced oxygen sensors, tune up done recently, map and fuel pressure ok, no apparent vacum leaks o2 sensors switching as prescribed. this code sets with no symptoms. Trouble codes: P0173
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L water pump VIN: 2B3HD46R4W
We have replaced the water pump once behind another shop that replaced it also(we think). After removing first pump found impeller fins missing, installed new pump only to loose impeller fins again. We cleaned out block before installing our first water pump, ...
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Evaporator VIN: 1B4GP25R22
The van has a full charge of R134A. There is a noise coming from the evaporator area, sounds like an internal evaporator noise, like a gurgling or movement noise. The noise has been present for some time. We recently replaced the evaporator core, but this nois...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Heater Core, Radiator VIN: 1FTDX18W7V
The heater core was leaking in this at 77K so we replaced it. The radiator was leaking at 80K so we replaced it. It was a wrecked truck so we thought maybe it was getting flexed. The radiator lasted until 130K and it was leaking at the tank again. Put on in, i...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP52U2W
Hey guys, just to start off I am an import tech. However I just completed a lot of work on 1998 Ford Taurus Sedan 3.0 L. I test drove the vehicle before inspecting it, the vehicle had many noises i.e. strut knock/thump, bang sound in the front, major brake pul...
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1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L power steering VIN: 2FAFP7W8X1
Vehicle came in with lumpy steering and no return to straight ahead. Resivouir over full. flushed the system and steering was about 80% but still no return, no noise , no leaks. Fluid flow return to resivour. Replaced pump and NO power assist with or without E...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5247X
This vehicle as well as a 1999 Ford Explorer comes back approx every 6 to 8 months with a P401 code when itest sensors on both of these vehicles i always have reference voltage shorted to the signal wire the pressure hoses are allways attached and there is no ... Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP34P7Y
Vehicle was brought with idle problem. Will initally idle ok and then starts to idle rough and will eventually stall. Fuel pressure is 45psi - 52 psi. At idle short term fuel trim bank 1 is 42% if you bring off idle and up to about 2500 rpm, fuel trim goes to ... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17LX1
I was looking for some inpput on a melting ignition coil. I have a 01 F150 that only cylinder # 5 ignition coil will start melting after 20 miles. We have replace the coil & plug twice so far. After replacement the vehicle runs fine. There are no other missfir... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 missfire)
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP44461
Dies while driving looses fuel pressure, bypassed driver module and hot shotted fuel pump - still does same thing - by the monitor fuel pressure regulator sensor is working
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP55U81
vehicle dropped off customer states that vehicle started to run rough while driving down the road and has no power Vehicle has no power under accel heavy black smoke pulled plugs all plugs black check cam and crank sensors good fuel pressure 55psi check back p...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDAW56F12
Got this truck in for a low power complaint.driver said sometimes it is very slow to get up to speed and some times it stalls .I checked for codes and found a p1670 feed back signal code in history.I cleared code and hooked up ford ngs scan tool and went for a...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU63K34
Hello All, I am searching for diag info for this P0506 code. Alldata has nothing for this vehicle with the electronic throttle body/integrated IAC. Engine has no Idle control under load, cold start, starts and stalls cold just like a mechanical system. I woul... Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle air control system lower than expected)
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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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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L no gears VIN: 2FMZA57644
customer came in for maintenance flush on trans. road tested prior no shifting problems. we performed transmission flush using pf5 tran machine and chemical kit. we used mercon v fluid as required. 3 days later customer states she was driving when all of sudde...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L26
truck came in shop with multiple codes po352,353,354,357, and 358. ran pinpoint tests and all tests were good. did compression check all cyl. were 190-200 except for #8 which is 0. truck had no symptoms and did not let customer know anything was wrong. custome... Trouble codes: P0352, P0353, P0354, P0357, P0358
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78804
Hello group. I have a P1077. Imrc actuator was replaced by another shop because of this problem. When I checked after starting engine there was no vacumn to the actuator but after about 5 seconds the solenoid deactivates and there is vacumn at the actuator and... Trouble codes: P1077
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25H15
v ehicle came in with check eng. light on and code p0455 large leak detected, smoked the evap system and found evap vent solenoid not closing causing leak replaced with factory solenoidand cleared code. vehicle came back 2 days later with same problem code p04... Trouble codes: P0455
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1976 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Park brake strut VIN: J6F93AA071
Doing a full brake job on an old Jeep, when I got to the drivers rear the park brake strut(flat notched bar) that actuates the primary shoe off the park brake lever, is bent. 1st - how do these things get bent? i.e. should I be checking something? 2nd, I strai...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Electrical VIN: SALME11413
Hello Rover Techs, This vehicle has a no crank condition, and we noticed that the check engine light does not illuminate when the key is turned on. The power door locks function normally using the key remote, and the interior switch, but do not operate when th...
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L radio /tape player VIN: JT8BF12G7T
this is my sons car, according to him he hit a fairly big speed bump while playing the tape p[layer and the sound suddenly got much louder with greater bass boost, after shuttint the car off and restarting it was back to normal, anyone heard of this phenomenon...
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2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L sreering gear VIN: JTJHW31U16
Hi. This car is from a body shop. It was hit in the front left and they had to change the inner tie rod, strut, knuckle and subframe. It has no power steering and code C1568 (dc-dc converter malfuntion). Alldata has a diagnostic route for it which I completed ...
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1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Reverse VIN: 4F4ZR17XZW
Hi all Ranger/b4000 5R55E AT 4WD No reverse, all forward normal. Fluid level normal, no metal no friction in fluid Dropped the pan, L/R servo seals OK, servo pin OK, band OK. In the pan found one odd thing. Small metal circle. Made of aluminum, very smal...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBDA28D5P
Ok all you Mercedes fixers out there. This car is driving me crazy. It came in with the plugs black and the injection computer disconnected. Someone replaced the fuel distributor with another one and disconnected the computer so there was no lambda adjustment ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L lights on dash VIN: WDBUF65J63
We replaced front and rear pads and rotors w/ new sensors. After work was done the abs light came on and 4 malfunction abs see workshop brakes see workshop bas see workshop and esp see workshop. All light will reset when car is shut off. After driving for abou...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1N6ED27TXY
I've got a bad connector at the MAF. The engine will stall and cut off wtih the slightest movement of the connector or harness. I can see the female terminals moving inside the connector when I flex the wiring harness. I'm not sure how to remove the individual... Trouble codes: P0100 (MAF Circuit)
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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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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L shifter VIN: K8WF313478
Shifter is very difficult to move out of PARK. Even with both hands crushing the release button it will reluctantly unlock. Solenoid removed to eliminate that. Seems the plastic rod that is pushed down by the button in the handle does not travel far enough to ...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2P4GP44R8V
This vehicle will intermittently misfire and sometimes the ignition coil module with short out blowing the 20 amp engine fuse. The module will be cracked near the #3 coil area. The module will have to be replaced to start again. It has happened 3 times. Wiring... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0353 (Ignition Coil C Primary/Secondary Circuit), P0351 (Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit)
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1996 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G2FS22K6T
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this. This firebird has a miss only at idle on cylinders 1 & 3. Compression test results #1 150psi,#3 130psi,#5 180 psi,#2 170 psi, #4 180 psi, #6 170psi. Although 1 & 3 are lower, it shouldn't be low enough to cau...
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2000 Pontiac montana 3.4L Misfire VIN: 2MECM75W5W
vehicle came in with engine light on dash & bad misfire on idle only of cyl # 6. we smoked engine & found leak from lower intake manifold gasket. we replaced with new gasket kit & replaced cyl # 6 injector. same problem. please help Trouble codes: P0306
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1999 Saturn SC1 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G8ZF1284X
car came in ses light on po172/po304 misfire is not all the time stft was around 116 ltft 108 wont change.plugs are black with soot.is running rich. checked coolant temp with raytec is within 3 deg of temp.cleaned throttle plate and reset system(batt disconnec... Trouble codes: P0172, P0304
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R4Y
Customer complaint was CEL and car stalls when hot, will not restart until cooled down. Pulled codes P0727, 1780, and 0102. I replaced the crankshaft postion sensor and reset the computer and road tested. The Po727 and 1780 codes did not come back and stalling... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass air flow low), P0727 (No RPM signal to TCM), P1780 (Transmission code - goes back to P0727)
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1987 Subaru DL 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1AC42B1H
Unable to obtain trouble shooting information on Hitachi distributor. Have tried replacing distributor with known good unit. Am ready to try replacing ECU. Would like to be able to test and know; if possible to obtain info.
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2001 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF48541
MIL illuminates 30 seconds after startup and sets code 1130. This will always occur on a cold startup, once vehicle has warmed up it will not return if cleared first. After the first startup, vehicle can be run at 1500 RPM and code will not set. After testing... Trouble codes: 1130 (Air/Fuel Sensor Circuit Open)
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1992 Toyota Camry DLX 2.2L Starting VIN: 4T1SK11E9N
Hi all, we have this car in for an intermittent won't start, customer stated that turn but won't run. We drove the car, starter many times during two days, check connections and starter and no luck. After a little chat with the owner we agreed to replaced the ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN41B75
this truck has a intremittent crank no start that seems to act up after sitting for 10-20 min.after along drive. this has been going on for a year or so. have had it in the shop a number of times with everything you can think of hooked up to the vehicle and st...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L ecu(vsc) VIN: 5TDZT34A52
customer came in stating that the trac light, abs light, vsc light were on. another shop replaced either the yaw rate or steering angle sensor, customer could not verify. performed zero point calibraton and did not see customer again for five or six monthes. c...
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2003 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L driver seat VIN: 4T32F13L03
Seat will not move back and forth. The problem is the worm drive inside the tracks has a broken gear. It is cracked. Toyota says this part is not services seperatly and you have to buy the whole sub-frame and at retail it is over $1000.00 So my options are sal...
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L refrigerant
I need to know R-12 Factory fill capacity for this old Beetle. My AllData doesn't go back far enough, Identifix has no information, the owners manual is no help, the local VW dealer moved a year ago...(not that they would have helped anyway), and the factory f...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.5L clutch VIN: WV2EE071SH
Hello all. This post is for information. It's obvious that this van needs a clutch by the way it slips. My question: I have not done a clutch on a Eurovan, I've done them on Vanagons, those were not difficult by any means. Is there anything about these I shoul...
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWFE83A8S
this is a very weird issue. when vehicle is put into drive or reverse when cold the engine will immediatly stall ..just like u dropped the clutch on a manual trans.as it warms up it slowly gets better and will not die but still drops rpm excessivly...900rpm @ ...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WVWAC63B91
vw & audi tech, please help. car tow in & cut off at idle. unable [...] communicate with 3 different scanners [...] communicate with engine during key on) ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSG29M01
customer parked the car a week later when he went to start it it would start and then die. he ran the battery dead and had it towed in. we charged the battery and found the problem as he had discribed. i had him bring in another key and the problem is still th... Trouble codes: P1570 (computer blocked)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M82
we have done alot of work on this vehicle. customer told us that the coolant code (see below) has caused the light several times in the past and that she has had it at the dealer before. she can't remember what all they have done but says the light always come... Trouble codes: P2181 (cooling system performance), P0301 (pending- cylinder 3 misfire)
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L no start/immobilizer codes 233 & 234 VIN: YV1V52557Y
this vehicle came into our shop with the immobilizer light flashing in the instrument panel. the vehicle will intermittently crank (little short cranks) but will not start. i have been able to retrieve several codes from it from variouse systems and have thus ...
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Lighting VIN: 19UUA56673
as strange as it sounds the light bulb was the problem.customer had put aftermarket bulbs from the internet in it because bulbs from dealer are over $100 due to being high intensity.,thanks
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1996 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L starter VIN: WAUAA88G9T
The replies were great but I believe the car is probably possesed by demons everyone mentioned the 18 relay panel yet the panel I had in this particular car had spaces for about 8 relays and some of those were what I would call a double relay (not shown that w...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3342Y
Well we backed up and decided to forget about the belts and treat it as a no start and found out that the MAF was bad. Dont know why it ran fine until the belts broke but that was the customers story.
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: WBABN33411
This vehicle went to the dealer because we thought we had a security issue. It did not a new Mass Airflow sensor was the fix.
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Mechanical VIN: W06VR52R44
Thanks to all for your vac hose info! Although most of the diag.were like the ones I had. [inconclusive] Scott came across with some actual photos. Wow What and amazing group! Thanks again IATN. Larry
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1971 Chevrolet Chevelle 502CID Pinging VIN: 1D37H2B587
First thanks to all who replied, Im finally back to work and the fix on the Chevelle was a new cam from GM. Im sorry that I cant tell you all what was wrong but I ended up bad sick and out of work for a week. The guys I work with installed a new cam per owner ...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L lights VIN: 2G1WF55E12
thanks to all that left helpfull advice I took the word of a few of you and had another shop replace the BCM and program it along with the headlamp wire harness all is good.I'm old school and donot have the equipment to do the programing myself so I feel like ...
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19X03
Having my suspicions on the PCM, I decided to monitor the voltage coming from the battery and ignition switch as well as the (12v) voltage going to the crank sensor. With 3 DVOMs hooked up, on the gazillionth attempt the van would not start. I checked input vo... Trouble codes: P0355, P0341, P0608, P1626, U1064, U1301.
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Timing tensioner VIN: 1C3EL55U11
tensioner is in and car is running... Thank you everyone for all the help and guidance. Unfortunately we tried to do it without taking the top end apart. Chain jumped and we had to remove everything. Reset timing, reinstalled tensioner and car is running ...
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L lr shift 2-4 shift VIN: 2C3HE66G4H
THANKS GUYS PUT IN VALVE CHANGED NOTHING REPLACED REBUILT SOLENOD PACK WITH NEW PACK PROBLEM SOLVED PRICE OF REBUILT ONLY ABOUT $30 DLLARS DIFFERENT THAN NEW ONE WON,T USE REBUILT AGAIN USED NEW OEM SOLVED PROBLEM THAKS LANE EXPLAINED HOW IT WORKED THOROUGHL...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L abs operation VIN: 1B7KF26C5R
Well we finally got to the problem, Alan fron CA recommended disconnecting the module, we did that and the code went away. The customer declined any further repairs at this time. So at this time we are unable to go further, Thanks for all the replies, this is...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z22
finally,after three ecms from dodge this truck started and ran,the word is that dodge has had a run on defective ecms.the new ecm had to be flashed to cure abs and brake light,the truck will run without flashing though.something to be aware of is the current f...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L mode doors VIN: 3D3MU48C73
Thanks Bill from North Carolina. I actually found the problem last week, but you absalutely nailed it on the head. My advice to anyone performing this repair is to make sure to check and double check all doors in the case. This unit did not have broken stops, ...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP52U1W
Well customer elected to live with it. I think it HAS to be in the valve body or accumulators. They disclosed the symptom has been present and largely unchanged for 3 years. They drive a lot, anything in the gear/clutch train would have given up the ghost ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L altinator VIN: 1FTZR15V6X
First thanks for your time and all the replies. I did over look the batery light in the instroment cluster it wasnt coming on. removed the ic cluster and seen the conector pins wernt making good contact with the cluster. repaired and 14.7 volts charging. so i ...
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2002 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Engine V-10 VIN: 1FMNU41S82
I thank the wonderful techs at Iatn once again. I used this posting and response from the other techs to convince the customer that what I had recommended about staying with the same engine as it was designed for. After the owner saw all the responses from o...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L control mod VIN: 1FMZU73E72
Thank you all that replied. I rechecked all power and ground connections at the module. They were ok. I unplugged the module to reset it to see if that would reset the software. It did. 4x4 would work for a while and then start acting up again. I replaced the ...
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2002 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L daytime running lamps, fuel relay, starter relay VIN: 1GDFG15R12
ALL RESPONSES WERE CLOSE / THANKS / FOUND LOOSE GROUND STUD / RIGHT REAR OF CYLINDER HEAD... STEVE
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L air bag VIN: 3HGCM56465
Most of the replies were correct. The air bag side module was replaced and even thought th seat was not completely disassembled the opds still had to be initialized, so basicly a trip to the dealer. Sorry for the slow response had to wait on insurance being a...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18596
Hi, I have decided to close this post as the problem has become even more intermittant. I will re-post a "fix" at a later date. I will exersise all replies when the problem returns. Thank you all for your time. Mike. Trouble codes: P0223.
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L battery draw overnight VIN: 1J4FX58S8W
It was the rear lift gate ajar switch drawing the battery dead. Thanks Steve
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Clock VIN: JT6HF10UXY
Thanks to everyone who replied. Because of no cranking complaints, I didn't even think battery. Load tested OK but gravity testing showed 2 low cells. Replaced battery and all is well. Because of how complicated cars are these days over looked the basics. Than...
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2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L No Start VIN: JTHBN36F34
Well the fix to the no starting lexus was to replace the fuel pump. It finally died so we could check for voltage going to the pump.That was aok,next we hot wired the pump and itdidnt hum or even try to work.Even though the factory had replaced one under recal...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L hydrolic fan VIN: 1LNHM87A72
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT REPLIED! WE PERFORMED THE ALL DATA TEST FOR PROPER RETURN PRESSURE (LOWER FLUID LEVEL IN RESEVIOUR TO 1/2 AND VERIFY FLOW BACK INTO THE RESEVIOUR). WE FOUND THE PROPER AMOUNT OF FLOW BACK INTO THE RESEVIOUR. ONCE WE COMPLETED THE TEST W...
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14292
I AM SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG I WANTED TO MAKE SURE ITS OK LIKE MUST OF YOU SAID I REPLACED THE SPARK PLUGS WITH MOTORCRAFT AND ALSO THE ECM PROBLEM SOLVED NO MORE CODES .THANKS ONE MORE TIME FOR TAKING OFF THE HOOK. Trouble codes: 352 (primary/secondary ig nition), 303 (missfire cyl no. 3).
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N4DL01D3Y
Thanks to all that replied. I checked everything that was suggested, vo vacuum leaks present while smoke checking, no oil intrusion in distributor and timed correctly, normal compression on all cylinders, pulled fuel rail again and rechecked new injectors no l...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L 80 Idle relearn VIN: 1G3GR62C3S
Had one good reply on the info I was wanting, but he never sent me the attatchment! So I set the car so it would run at about 600 rpm idle with the idle motor retracted,relearned it again and shipped it. No thanks to Mitchell and all its wrong info!!! Trouble codes: 80.
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L engine misfire VIN: 1P4GP45R8T
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. BEFORE DISSASSEMBLY I LOOKED THE VEHICLE OVER AND FOUND AN ADDITIONAL $600 WORTH OF PROBLEMS. THE CUSTOMER IS NOW CAR SHOPPING. WITH THE INFO I RECIEVED I AM LEANING TOWARD A ROCKER SHAFT PROBLEM. THAT WILL BE THE FIRST PLACE I WILL ...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L key fob VIN: Y53EF48241
found out the car has remote start and a aftermarket alarm so only 1 key the one one with out the fob will work to start the car and the key with the fob wont start it but the fob works to open the doors and trunk so the customer took the car to the alarm plac...
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV21E2K
Thanks for the many replies. Most pointed specifically to the coil - many mentioning that they had a tendency to crack and jump to the distributor shaft. I removed the distributor from the vehicle and removed the coil from the distributor. There were two 'burn...
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1980 Volkswagen Rabbit 1.5L no power
Ok... this one sucked really bad... I wound up having to time this car one tooth at a time on the injection pump by loosening the tensioner, moving the slack in the belt to in between the cam and the pump, then rolling the pump over one tooth, counter clockwis...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L all gauges VIN: 3VWDC21V81
Hello and thanks for help I have not seen this car back yet but most of you say it is still in cluster. We will be sending it back to bbr for a recheck after double checking my basics .I will update this fix when I come to a fix thank you Mark
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L engine timing VIN: WVWEU73C66
You guys were right. On the RO it said the oil pump sprocket bolt broke. It was in the shop for 24 days and from what we heard, they had to take pictures of the oil pan to show VW tech support and from that pic they determined that the engine was salavagable....
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