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1999 Acura TL 3.2L hrad shift when cold VIN: 19UUA5642X
helle tech thanks in advance i have a 99 acura 3.2tl giving me a hard time i replaced transmission because it was slipping and harsh shift. once i replaced transmission test drove it and car was still doing the same thing only when cold . i put my scanner on...
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA566X1
please read "Repair History " first. the cars misfire counter counts up many misfires at approximately 1500 rpm and higher. With codes p0301 po303 p0304 p0306. While at Idle it is just slightly shaky and its not really noticeable without watching the counter o... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0303 (missfire cylinder 2), P0304 (misfire cylinder 4), P0306 (misfire cylinder 6), P1319 (misfire)
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1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1L drivers electric window VIN: 2G4WY52M1W
Drivers window rolls down all by it'self, just after car is started, after that happends , window up switch does not work, wont roll up, then it will roll up after a few minutes of driving if it does roll up it is jerky We checked the switch and connections,a...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Inst.cluster VIN: 2G4WF5516Y
thanks in advance, Vehical will blow the [...] fuse and die only when trans is shifted from D to R, scoped ckt with modis low amps probe and found that when this happens amps go above 20amp scale.After wiggling looms and tap testing ecm and bcm Vehical sto...
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L electrical VIN: 2G4WY52M6Y
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE ADVISE ON THE BCM AND PCM WHAT CONNECTOR OR PIN LOCATION (WIRE COLOR) CURCUIT # NUMBER IS THE VATS FUEL ENBALE WIRE.I HAVE LOOKED IN ALLDATA AND ALSO MITCHELL onDemand WITH NO INFO OR INCORRECT INFO. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE ALAN [...] COMPLETE A...
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2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB55K62
Replaced converter with OE (twice) and code returns. No other codes. O2 readings appear normal. I assume converter isn't the problem. What should I look for? Trouble codes: P0420
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1985 Chevrolet P30 School B 366CID motor on hydraboost VIN: 1GBJ6P1B5F
I'am working on a school bus with hydraboost. There is an electric motor mounted on the bottom of the hydraboost. The motor runs all the time and is hot to the touch. I was told the motor is a backup for the system if the power steering system fails. There is ...
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1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP2180H
CAR RUNS BAD!!! IT WON'T STAY IDLING. IT IDLES ROUGH AT 650 RPM THEN AFTER ABOUT 5 MINUTES IT IDLES UP TO 1450 RPM (BUT STILL ROUGH) THEN IT WILL GO BACK DOWN. SCANNER REVEALS A RICH MIXTURE CODE. FUEL PRESSURE IS OK, SPARK OUTPUT IS OK, COMPRESSION IS GOOD. I... Trouble codes: 45 (rich running)
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Fuel gauge,low fuel light, battery light VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
The on going problem is the 4Wd fuse (ignition power for VCM)will blow after vehicle is started and driven(only a vehicle length did it yesterday)After the vehicle is shut of and restarted thats when the gauges won't work(due to 4WD fuse)It will not blow until...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L idle and a/c VIN: 1GIJF5249Y
Vehicle engine idle surges when A/C clutch cycles. The engine will surge and idle will increase (from 600 to approx 1100)briefly then idle down and within a few seconds will surge and repeat. The compressor has been changed along with orifice tube. The pressur...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start
Got one for you GM guys. Got this 2000 Venture that is a no crank condition with a 1626 and B1000 code. All of the modules communicate except for anti-theft, but does the [...] communicate and give data? This anti -theft is a little different than one's I... Trouble codes: 1626 (Fuel enable signal not received)
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCS19561
This vehicle was purchase used by the owner two months ago. He has experienced what he describes as a stall or cutout. When we first were informed of the complaint he had backed the vehicle out of his driveway and it stalled and would no restart. We towed it t...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WF52E61
Vehicle came in for died while driving and hard to restart. Had some VTD codes and the U1000 codes. I replaced the key and lock cyl and did the passlock relearn. The vehicle started and ran for an hour or so. I put about 4 miles on the vehicle and let it run a... Trouble codes: U1000 (Loss of class 2 serial comm), U1255 (Generic Class 2 communication fault), U1016 (Lost comm with ECM/PCM/VCM)
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC52492
This has me baffled. Vehicle came in with CEL on and a P0442 code. Checked it out with tech 2 and it was leaking down with the system sealed. I smoke tested the system and found I had a small amount of flow, but no smoke coming from anywhere. The decision was ... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap small leak)
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L Brake Lights VIN: 1G1ZT62875
Greetings to all. We have this Malibu in here that has the brake lights coming on, and sometimes staying on and killing the battery, with no rhyme and reason. The last time it happened it went 2 weeks in between occurences. The last time it was in we were actu...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, hard start/rough run VIN: 1GCHK29285
this duramax came in on the hook as a no start,customer was driving and died. we checked codes and found p0336.so we put a crank sensor in with no luck, further inspection found a loose reluctor. front cover was removed and reluctor replaced. truck still would... Trouble codes: P0336, P0341
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 2G1AWQER43
hey Chrysler guys i need your help i have a sebring that another tech removed the engine to replace the freeze plugs behind the flywheel put it all back and the car wont start we have no spark or fuel pulse we replaced the crank sensor figuring it got damaged ... Trouble codes: 11 (crank shaft signal not present)
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Limited 2.7L rpm input signal VIN: 1C3EL65U61
So far I have checked bullitens and TSBs. I have searched repair tracks on IATN and IDENTIFIX and have got some ideas about what could cause this condition, but I haven't found any exact test proceidures. If anybody has been down this road already please help ...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L blower motor connector VIN: 1C3EL55R55
Greetings, I have a 2005 Chrysler Sebring that has the blower motor resistor connector burned/melted. I aam having a hard time finding the connector without buying the harness from the dealer. I have tried all the usual aftermarket suppliers (Delco,Dorman, ca...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23X8P
fellas got a head scratcher. truck came in customer said he has replaced 3 mufflers said when he gets to speed limit truck backfires and blows mufflers. truck skips on # 5 cyl. changed inj.with known good inj.no change inj. pluse good, changed plug.good fire. ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC1343W
this 1998 dodge pick up cames to me with the problem of when it comes up to temp and you turn it off it will not restart for up to 24 hours sometimes. it turns over good have good spark to all plugs good voltage to injectors and good pulse on negative side of ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 2B6HB11X3X
about a mile or so into your morning drive, from a stop and medium to heavy accel the vehicle falls on its face, backfires, boggs. if you continue into the throttle it will keep bogging & backfiring until you let off throttle for a second. then it will be fine...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, no bus VIN: 1B4HS2Y9XF
PLLLLLEEEEEAAAAAAASSSSSSEEEEEEEE help!! Dont want to sound desperate, but i am. vehicle came on with an itermittant no start. Every so often, i would come in the morning and the car would just not start. I noticed that when the vehicle would not start, i would...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs cont module VIN: 1B4GP24371
HYD. PUMP CIRCUIT FAILURE. wE FOND PIN # 24 AT ABS MODULE CONNECTOR HAD NO VOLTAGE. TRACED IT BACK TO dISTRIBUTION BOX AND FOUND TAN WIRE CORRODED AND BROKEN UNDRENEAT DIST BOX AT TERMINAL PLUG IN. WE REPAIRED WIRE. IN PROCESS OF REMOVING ABS MODULE, WE BROKE ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 3B7MU46C34
Hello again fellow techs. Wondering if anybody has seen excessive blowby on these cummins? Oil changed regularly, as have air and fuel filters. Were talking about a quart a day coming out of the tube underneath. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks again.
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L left rear wheel speed sensor VIN: 1D4GP24R75
Hello all, i have a 05 caravan in the shop with the abs light on. there are no codes, stored or current. When doing a road test with the datastream up on my scanner the left rear wheel speed sensor reads 0 mph, and the rest read correctly. I have replaced the ...
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2005 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8HB58D35
Good evening. This problem child came in with P0420, poor cat efficiency. Both upstreem O2's looked lazy so I replaced them. They looked a little better after, customer picked it up and was gone for about a week. Came back in today with the same code. I checke... Trouble codes: P0420 (Bank 1 Catalyst efficiency)
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTHX26F1S
This truck has a really loud metallic noise which seems like it is coming from between trans and engine. Truck appears to have a new torque convertor in it but I think its coming from the engine and not trans. Ring gear looks ok, crank does not seem to have ex...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11H0T
The E-150 has a CEL on with code of P0385. The crank sensor and the pigtail were replaced. The wiring seems to be intact to the harness. The CEL returns after a couple of miles. The vehicle runs and starts fine. The SOLUS tells the crank sensor is not supporte... Trouble codes: P0385 (crank sensor)
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP52U9W
came in on the hook for no start possible fuel problem . after it arrived it started and drove in shop . check it over no problems found other then low ideal . put it back out side and call the customer . went back out the next day and no start , cranks over f... Trouble codes: P1000, P1116
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L battery light VIN: 2FMZA5244Y
hello out there. we have a 2000 ford windstar with 2 lights on. battery/charging and the door ajar light. i fixed the door light with brake cleaner and penetrating oil at all 5 door latches. as for the battery light, the charging system is working properly (12...
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2000 Ford e250 5.4L front brakes
Vehicle came into shop with and serious brake squeal. Rotors were too far off spec to be resurfaced, we recommended replacing rotors. The customer decided to go ahead and reaplce the pads while we were under the car. After finishing the job and test driving th...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP38322
Customer described rotten egg smell then car just died and would not restart. I removed the cat to see if there was a flow issue but to no avail. Genisys throws no codes. Its getting fuel but no spark. Replaced the CKPS with no results. There is a good oil lea...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDWW36F42
oil leak on the top of the engine, tech having a hard time locating exact source, has anyone seen a power stroke with an oil (pressure) leak on the top of the engine? or is it time for a new unit...thanks for your help with this.
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2002 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31332
i am lost as to why this code is reaccuring when the fuel trims are good. also noticed will not go into closed loop. Trouble codes: P1131 (ho2s11 sensor indicates lean)
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P73
MY SHOP IS NOT A DIESEL SHOP-THIS IS MY PERSONAL ROLLBACK!!! FORD DEALER HAS SCANNED THIS TRUCK AND DOESN'T KNOW WHAT'S WRONG. ALSO A LOCAL DIESEL SHOP HAS CHECKED IT AND ARE AT A LOSS. BOTH SAY IT IS NOT AN OIL PRESSURE PROBLEM! OIL PRESSURE COMES UP WHILE EN...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FTDW12564
hello all tech i had this car came in running rough sometime knocking check engine light on code 0022 cam timing over retard bank 2 im thinking timing chain had jump is this truck happen common i just want to ask all your opion before i start tear down thank y...
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2008 Ford F150 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTRF1YW98
Hey all you ford techs we have a gentlemen with this truck that has a heater problem inside the truck.What takes place is the temperature is hard to manage inside the cab.The temp selector does not seem to want to sense the temperature properly.It seems you al...
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1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L poor acceleration VIN: 1GTGK29U4X
I am having trouble fixing this one. I have scan tested several times and find no codes and the readings on everything look good. No matter what I do the problem does'nt change. The vehicle starts good warm or cold, idles good all of the time but on accelerati...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L air bags VIN: 1GKDS13S32
Thanks in advace, this truck came with a air suspention bottomed out in the rear , abs and brake light on and no speedometer reading. tested circit and 30 amp fuse under hood blowing for compressor , disconnect compressor and fuse stopped blowing , Needs pump ...
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 4.3L rear brakes VIN: 1GTEK14X45
Rear brakes keep over adjusting until brake pedal becomes firm and slightest braking causes brakes to lock up. We have checked wheel cylinders, auto adjust operation and found wheels adjust with forward motion, not reverse motion. Adjusters can not be put in b...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCG65851
Hello all and thanks in advances for reading this this car is running badly on cold starts only, let it run for abit and it smoothes right out. When its running badly my vacume gauge is at 10" and needle is bouncing around like a valve issue. You can see car r... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Navigation VIN: 1HGCM66865
Hello all, thanks for reading. This Accord EX had a good working Navigation system before I disconnected the battery. I found the sticker in the glovebox that said 2 numbers: 7934 and [...]. I also looked thru the center console door at the bottom of the...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L airbag VIN: KMHWF35H33
c3800 code airbag lite on. no other info from genysis or alldata . what is this code?
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7239W
car came in with a rich code originally. found that the regulator was defective and had collapsed the hose, replaced both two weeks ago, vehicle came back in this week with MIL on with P0326, but with no driveability concerns. We cannot locate the Knock sensor... Trouble codes: P0326
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L steering rack VIN: JT8UF11E3N
this vehicle has a small leaks in the rack and at the ps pump customer says it has never been out of fluid. when the variable assit solenoid is powered directly it does change the required steering effort but it does not click the way the manual says it should...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGF22CPW
This is a good one.. The vehicle hesitates off idle (acceleration) only. Tested input sensors such as the MAF and TPS (see results chart). Noticed Feedback O2 sensor readings to go to zero when condition happens. Also, the secondary ignition firing lines go wa...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L long crank after hot VIN: 1070441203
thank you all for any help vechile towed in as a no start has been sitting for over a year.after replacing all of the above parts car ran fairly well except after hot soak.i then had a very long crank and will only start if i held the acceleator half way down ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Head- Right Bank VIN: WDBJF72F4V
Hi Guys, Got this MB E420 here that came in with a tapping noise that appears to be coming from right side valve train. The frequency is in sync with the injectors at any rpm. We changed the very thick oil with some fresh synthetic for maintenance. The car ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBRF64J41
Car was towed in for no start.I know little about Mercedes so I checked IATN and decided to replace crank sensor.Car started.Test drove car seemed to run fine.Yesterday it came back with customer complaint that doesn.t have power sense I worked on it.Test drov...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JN1HZ14S5G
Im not sure on this one, car came in running ok. It had been sitting for some time. preformed a tune up and now the car smokes like crazy. Rechecked everything I did and all looks ok. Car seems to be running very rich. Replaced Air flow meter, temp swith(up by...
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1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6DD21Y9W
vehicle was dropped off for high idle problem-idles at 1400-1500 rpm.checked iac with scan tool and percentages increase and de-crease but idle does not. no vac leaks found. does this throttlebody goof up inside idle circuit? just looking for an idea before i ...
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L MIL Won't Come On VIN: 1N4BL11E22
Hello, this Altima has no MIL light when you turn the key on, and a code P0650. The problem started with the customer complaining of the vehicle cutting out over 2500 RPM. I found out that if the MIL circuit does not work at the same time when another fault is... Trouble codes: P0011 (IVT Control Bank 1), P0021 (IVT Control Bank 2), P0650 (Malfunction Indicator MIL Control Circuit)
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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L temp gauge VIN: 1GHDX23E52
engine runs fine. temp gauge stays at normal spot, in middle, while driving. but at red light, gauge will go up the 3/4s. no higher, fan kicks on, etc. customer, and now i, am curious as to why its happening.
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1993 Other Asian 1800 423CID Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNAME08J3P
well here is shot in the dark i got in a Nissan made UD furniture hauling box truck today with the compaint of the check engine light comes on problem tried to find an aldl none found but did find a connector that says diagnostics on it under the drivers side ... Trouble codes: 13 (21 -), 21
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Engine VIN: 1P4GP44R1V
Hello All Thanks for taking the time read this cry for help. Customer call about a month ago and said his van would not start in his driveway. We went to jump start and motor would not turn over, sounded like it was locked. Had towed to shop and we could not ...
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2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1P4GP44G2Y
good morning all! me again with a little more info on this van from hell...after starting it dies out after a sec. or two, i lose injector pulse and spark, my modis shows signal from crank and cam sensor and sync shows ok, i have no codes at all from ecm or bc...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L hard shift when at all times VIN: 1G2WP12K92
Hello techs, Thanks in advance, i have a customer here with a 2002 Grand Prix GT she is complaining about her transmission shifting rough mostly when hot. When the car is cold the gears shift fine, however lately its been acting up when cold and hot. Any advic...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NG52E33
Some other data stream info. Injector plus 7.84 during cranking MAF 0.00 g/s unpluged, 4.37 g/s cranking, KOEO any where from 68.61-241 g/s (is that normal?) So car is towed in as no start and customer states it is a fuel pump. We check fuel pressure and it... Trouble codes: P0131
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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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1990 Acura Legend 2.7L timing belt lower cover VIN: JH4KA4531L
Thanks to the fast response of Dale, Jamal&Jeff,By removing the AC compressor, lifting the engine and lowering the LH sub frame cross menber 1/4 in. the lower cover came right out. Too many 7 day weeks! What a stress remover IATN is.
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1974 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0L oil pressure
Thank you for all your help. Replies included mechanical check on the pressure- I had 50psi @ idle hot, which excluded the missing crankshaft plug reply. I did try one of the suggestions- I installed a variable resistor between the sender and guage to see if ...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WAUCB28D8X
Well the overall majority said put an OE cat. in it. And that is what we did, and it passed with flying colors. I decided not to mess with the timing without a timing code. It did read 12 degrees on the VAG, but I still didn't find a spec. I have been going t...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K92
Well techs, this one is still not solved. I did find that the rattling noise is the catalytic converter. Ran propane into crankcase--no change. Ran a leakdown test on Cylinder #2- 40% Leakage. Ran with o2 sensor out thinking problem with cat converter plugging... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine Misfire Detected), P0440 (Evap leak), P0442 (Evap Emmissions small leak detected), P0452 (Fuel Tank pressure sensor [...] voltage).
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Burns Oil VIN: 1G6DM57N53
Thank you for the replies I received. Most of the answers stated that I may have a PCV problem. Only problem is, is that I did not gain any knowledge about how this PCV system on this Cadillac CTS works. It's a odd system, I can't even find the PCV valve. To a...
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1979 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L heater/turn VIN: 1Z8789S402
Let me start by giving a big thanks to John from California and Thomas from Jersey. They both faxed and e-mailed exactly what I needed.(wiring diagrams) This car was fixed with great time with their help. The problem with the heater and power window circuts wa...
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1987 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 2.8L hydraulics VIN: 1GNCT18R5H
well customer came in today and took vehicle, I charged him labor and now have three sets of clutch slave/master parts for a s10 blazer, he of course was still upset I charged him at all, some people you can't reason with, I've had customers I've bent over bac...
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L No crank VIN: 1G1FP31E7K
Thanks to all nine techs who replied & sorry for the delay in closing this post. The tech that posted this request quit after he repaired the vehicle & didn't close it. Two of the replies nailed this one, Alan from Missouri & Edward fron Virginia, both said th...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L a/c controls VIN: 1GNEK13R1X
after shecking the wiring and all terwinals we installed a new control and so far so good
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Transaxle VIN: 1G1JF5244X
Well thanks for all the quick replies. Just about everyone was right. It was the RF Wheel Speed Sensor. Thanks again everyone.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Engine VIN: 1GNDT13S23
Thanks for all the input. I really suspected the fuel was the problem and having documentation really helped "sell" the concept of not using old gasoline. They drained and cleaned the tank and have been running it for 2 weeks without any more problems. I gave ...
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Lifter VIN: 1GNEL19X93
Thanks to everyone who took the time to answer,Tom hit it with cam lobe ,even though i did inspect for wear on the lifter (none found) and the fact that these engines are so @4&#*=# Cramed in i basicly had to lay in the engine while another tech turned the eng...
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L brake booster warnin VIN: 3GNEC12T94
Thanks to John and Joseph for replying. John found a recall notice for me and Joseph said to re-flash IPC. Since I can do neither in my shop I recommended the customer take vehicle to dealer. I hate to do that but I was unable to solve the issue. Thanks a...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GIALI5FX6
Thanks for all the help. it turns out the computer was the culprit. the computer on these cars can not stand low voltage, apperantly when the customer changed battery they blew the computer. Thanks again.
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4HS48N32
Good morning guys,sorry it took so long to get back to you but this truck drove me crazy.It got to the point that it would only act up every other day with no rhyme or reason.But when it did,it did the exact same thing,stall completely out, fuel pump stay runn...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26H8J
First of all I want to thank all the replies I got. 20 wow. Robert [...] nailed the ground wire at the battery. The plug was corroded. That got me back injector pulse and spark. The low fuel pressure, I'm sorry to say, no one got. It turned out there is a jun...
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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Misfire, over heat VIN: 1FMEU15HXP
overheat issue is fixed the return line for the throttle body coolant was hooked up to the overflow fitting on the rad. causeing the over flow bottle to fill slowly and after 20 miles start over flowing, when coolant was low enough it would over heat. gotta lo...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTHX26F7S
Thanks to everybody, most of you were right on the head. It was the axle shaft u-joints. Didn't realize on auto hubs that the front axles would turn all the time. Thanks alot. This site is excellent.
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Starting VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
We replaced the crank sensor and found that it too struck the crank. We attribute this to abnormal wear and movement of the crank. We placed a thin washer behind the sensor and shimmed it out from the crank. It still picks up and runs fine without hitting on t...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15XXY
thank you to all let truck sit over night, first thing pulled #4 plug , has signs of antifreeze on it and got mist of it when cranked it over w/o plug and coil un plugged orderd 2 new heads from alabama clinder head 195.00 cost each thank you again Trouble codes: 303 (no 3 misfire), 304 (no 4 misfire).
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L61
well it turns out that the injector driver circuit in the ecm is bad. the customer opted to take it to the dealer for a second opinion. thanks to all who replied
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17LX1
well this one is fixed. I had already check for any liquid in the cylinders and after visulay checking the ckt from coil to pcm & verified same temp around all coils, I installed new pcm and programed. I test drove the vehicle for 60 miles and let run at idle ... Trouble codes: P0305 (cylinder 5 missfire).
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FDWE35L22
I used helicoil kit from napa thanks for all the help.
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52493
Hi Guys, Thanks for all your help, I followed the service bullitein, replaced upper intake port seals as well as plenium seal. (replaced a second time with Ford parts, just to be certian.)Then replaced isolator seals including bolts. I also replaced front val... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L guages inop VIN: 1GKDT13S22
Well Im gonna call this one fixed! Finally. First off I spent way too much time screwing around with this thing.After checking all the modules that my Modis would communicate with, like I may have stated before I installed a new igntion switch and I replaced t... Trouble codes: U1041, U1026, U1041, U1152, U1162.
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1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L mode doors VIN: 1HGCD5691T
thank you to the members who sent information on this problem this car is fixed thanks to IATN Members there is a mode door which is cable operated and the cable casing is broken at the heater control and at the mode door there is a second cable that goes fro...
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 3rd gear clutch solenid VIN: 2HKRL18541
it turn out to be a bad pcm , no 12 volts from pcm to solenoid.
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L engine VIN: JHMBB61401
Thanks to all for your help. It was the ignition control module in the distributor causing the shut down and the rich condition, when reving the spikes on the monitor would skip a beat intermitently, causing raw fuel to dump and backfiring. After warming up th...
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1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35V7X
Thanks to all that posted replies. Thanks to Ty for the extra quick response that hit the problem right on the head. The insulation on the crank sensor cracks and exposes the wires. This is exactly what we found. All the other replies agreed that crank sensor ... Trouble codes: P1372 (Segment Time Incorrect), P0335 (Crankshaft sensor).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
the owner of the used car lot has decided not to spend more time on this vehicle, we had chrysler dealer come over and check the system with us, there lead tech experienced the problem with us, we have gone as far as isolating the PCM when the 5v ref goes to 1...
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L battery VIN: JT8UF11EXR
well the fix is in the only place i didnt spend much time in was the passenger side i pulled glove box out and disconnected the easyest relay there and the draw droped to 40 ma yahoo!!! the next step was to find out what it was the part # was no good.it has 9 ...
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2008 Mazda B-2300 2.3L cht
Thanks guys I had actually end up getting an extra deep impact socket and gouged out the insides with a carbide bur but thanks for the help.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L warning lights flash VIN: 4JGBB863X6
Hay this one was checked out at another shop no fix found 5 days on it one of my techs got on it same thing my head tech came in found it ten minutes one tool battery tester he found the battery tested low and after charging the battery stilled tested low but ...
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1988 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L No Start VIN: JN1PB21SXJ
This vehicle was a little strange with the fact that the vehicle would start intermittently, the repair was a used PCM. it starts every time now, thanks to all who replied to this post. Martin Trouble codes: 11 (co crank angle sensor).
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L right frt suspension VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
the problem was the frt engine mount sagged low enough to hit the body slightly. the givaway was that i heard the noise very slighlty when sitting still. that was something that i did not hear prior to the post for help. thanks for all your help.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y41
Thanks to all who responded, and a special BIG THANK YOU to Stephen from New York, who gave us the fuel trim reset procedure. We were not able to get the reset procedure from Alldata without using a consult II. The procedure is as follows: 1. sta... Trouble codes: P0171, P1441.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, trans VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Many thanks to all who took the time to respond and offer information. It was suggested to pay close attention to pcv and or vac. leaks, which we had already done. A couple of replies were very interesting with a way to "fool" idle strategy/management and rele... Trouble codes: P0507.
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WT32X2S
hello and thank you to everyone who took the time to help with this one, a lot of very good ideas were tossed at me which helped locate the problems {2}, I was leaning hard towards the lower intake leaking as were most of the replies, and hard a hard time conv... Trouble codes: P1640, P1650.
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2001 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF1GC57551
Thank you Very much! I see many things I overlooked..I was able to remove the Hub assembly.(I had not torqued the bearing yet.) then removed the Rt.rear axle. It was completely, covered in rust scale..This, Im guessing would cause the inner seals to fail. The ...
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2005 Suzuki Verona S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5V556L05
Well, I did what many suggested. I sent the vehicle to the Dealership. And guess what it's been 2 weeks and it's still there. thanks to the one who said drop it like a hot potatoe.I can't believe that these people are making such inferrior vehicles, any way it... 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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