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1991 Acura Integra RS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DA9447M
thanks in advance to all!!! okay have this car did tune up on it plugs,wires,cap rotor,igniter had corossion on wires and they were brittle ,and timing belt just cause it had not been done timing is set have looked many times to make sure its right but the car...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L washers VIN: WAUYP54B01
Complaint no washers, headlamp, rear, or windshield. All wipers operate normally, Have plugged in a wiper switch for test purposes, no change. Have checked fuses 36 & 37, replaced both, no change.
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1986 BMW 535i 3.4L clutch VIN: WBADC74046
hello bmw techs have a problem with this 5351,while customer was driving the other day clutch pedal went to floor and would not return, car was towed to us and all is ok.have checked all hydraulics and they look ok (no leaks)clutch operation ok. customer says ...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L 2-1 downshift VIN: WBACA42020
Owner complaint - engine intermittently sluggish when moving from rest. Found trans not shifting to 1st when vehicle stops.Same in sport mode but will apply 1st if manual 1 selected. I can watch trans operation with diagnostic equipment. Live data for inputs l...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L a/c line VIN: 1GYEC63T52
now it came back not cooling found the two a/c lines going from receiver drier to fire wall (evaporator) are leaking replaced both o,rings from factory dealership recharge system add dye. leakeage still coming from the same lines. removed lines inspected o rin...
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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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1989 Chevrolet USPS LLV 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBBS10E8K
USPS LLV came in towed, refused to start. Will start for just a second and then stall. Appears to be losing spark. Checked for other problems (Fuel, Compression, Injector Pulse) and replaced the distributor finding nothing else wrong. Didn't fix it or change s...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL52K2W
Howdy, working on this 98 chev. lumina 3.8k engine code, runs rough and misses at idle,no abnormal noises or other driveability complaints, cylinder balance test and missfire counter on scan tool confirms miss on #1 cylinder, miss goes away when throttle is cr... Trouble codes: P0301, P0300 (random miss)
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Odometer and PRNDL indicator VIN: 1GCEK19T2X
I have a 1999 Chevy Silverado with the Odometer and the PRNDL indicator Inop. Tested all fuses and they were all good. when I was looking through all the other posts for Instrument cluster issues I saw that the transmission range selector on the transmission w...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GCDT14W7Y
The heater core plugs up daily. The core is then flushed and by the next day it is plugged up again. The truck has good heat immediately after flushing the core. When flushing there are small chucks of orange crud that come out. I have flushed the radiator and...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L complete sys VIN: 1GCEK19V43
Customer complains that the truck dies randomly under braking or hard turns. He states that there is no rhyme or reason to when it will happen. Sorry about the lack of tests, but he is out of town and wants to bring it in when he gets back next week or so. I t...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L abs module VIN: 2GCEC13T55
hey fellow techs this truck came to me with the abs light on steady. meaning no bulb check on yellow abs warning light only on red brake light . hooked tech 2 to dlc and try to get abs codes and data but no comunication at abs module got into pcm body and ipc ...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L timing chain tensioner VIN: 1GCDT13676
This vehicle came to the shop with a valve seal/seat problem. Sent cylinder head out for repair, wedged chain and tensioner with GM Special tool per GM repair procedure. Reinstalled cylinder head with new gaskets after having it repaired. Installed, cams, spr...
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L engine VIN: 1G1AP15P77
This is a odd one... Customer stops in to dealership with the engine making a rattle noise. With Mechaninc stethescope noted loudest noise at the camshaft sensor housing. very intermittent. Sympton will diapear while trying to isolate. Customer indicates engin...
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2C3HE66G01
Dealer replaced PCM about a year ago. PCM is out of warranty due to time. Under hood wiring was replaced because of rodent damage a few months ago and car started and ran till the customer got it home and then wouldn't restart. Dealer stated it needed another ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L 2-3 shift problem VIN: 1B7KF23W7X
hello everyone, looking for an excellent dodge transmission tech. customer brought the truck in because the truck would not shift out of first gear until he let off the gas. he also mentioned the same problem everyone seems to have with these trucks lock up co...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B7KB31Y6Y
thanks in advance, this vehicle came in with an intermittant rough running . when it got here it ran fine . we replaced ignition coil , distributor cap & rotor[ no mil yet] the vehicle came back as a no start, no spark no fuel no asd signal? we drove it for t... Trouble codes: P1388
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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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1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Surge VIN: 1FMEU15NOP
need all you ford gurus to help. this car was bought buy one of our car lot acounts. it surges very badly at idle and low rpm (under 2000) then runs fine at higher rpm. we checked base timeing ok, it idles fine with pip out. we checked and replaced the ignitio... Trouble codes: 334 (egr v hi when egr closed)
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall, engine shutdown VIN: 2FMDA514XT
after initial repairs for #5 misfire, rechecked and test drove to secure check and koer highway. tested pcm and memory funtions and passed ok. second time out rechecked the driveability and engaged the passing gear to ensure drivetrain ops. heres the funny par...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L eng noise after heads replaced VIN: 1FTYR11X2W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. This is my own personal truck that I brought brand new. This is the 4.0 OHV engine. I have maintained it pretty well. The engine started missing and digging revealed that the heads were cracked. The engine wa...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfercase VIN: 1FMPU1SL3X
have replaced transfer case speed sensors... I Think I got some of the wires wrong I can't find the wire schmatic for the sensors. These would be the wires for the sensors where thay go into the connector. Have looked in alldata Mitchell and had a schmatic fax...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU011X1
owner complainted of slow cranking, checked with scan tool and found misfires on cylinders 1 & 3 each one had same number of misfires. between time of checking and repair of vechile cylinder 2 started misfiring. replaced #1, 2 & 3 ing. coils and replaced spark...
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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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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L auto locking hub VIN: 1FMSU43F52
2002 Ford Excursion 4x4 7.3 L Diesel VIN [...] Problem When switching to 4X4, auto-lock hubs do not engage, A/C switches to defrost. Problem happens most of the time, but not all the time. Transfer case engages, and if you use the manual hub lo...
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L battery light VIN: 2FTRF18W54
code p1464 ac demand out of self test range--which seems to be unrelated.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Accessories VIN: 1FTPW14514
I have 2 of these truck doing the same thing,no dome when door is opened,no chimes,radio stays on after key out of truck and shuts off after awhile.The service code U1950 on booth trucks.checked the wires under left rear door sill.I'm don't no where to go next...
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1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29F5W
hi guys thanks in advance we have a customer complaint of this vehicle quiting we have not experienced this yet but it has been doing it for approx 6mths intermittently.customer sayshecan pull up to light and vehicle will just quit it will restart but will not...
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Unknown VIN: 3GKGK26U52
Ok bear with me on this one, it is going to be tricky to describe but I will do my best. Today the customer came in with a noise concern and now I will try to desribe the noise. It sounds a lot like a belt squeek inside of a hollow room. It is always there and...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJDAO1D8Y
The MIL light is on, the fault code is P0307, and the problem is not caused by an ignition coil. We installed a new coil, moved coils around, and the fault code is always P0307. After the engine was running, and the compression built up again, we did a compres... Trouble codes: P0307 (Missfire 7)
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Drivetrain VIN: 1J4GL48K53
Hello all! This vehicle vibrates just like you are going off the side of the road and hitting the rumble strips(drunk bumps:). The catch is it will only do it in the 40-50 mph range under light throttle and not the whole time, comes and goes. When it is vibra...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L radiator fans VIN: JT8BD68S7W
car came in with radiator fans always running. they run at a low speed with key on engine off hot or cold. when you start engine the fans run at a faster speed all the time. i have changed relays ans sensors but make no difference. radiator is always hot on up...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L air bag light VIN: JT8BF28G0W
customer has air bag light on. (flashing) we went to pull code and there is no codes. we suspect possible module isssue. customer has not given us the ok to diagnose probelm. so being its friday, i though i would throw it out over the week-end. sorry for limit...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Compression VIN: 1YVGF22C2W
Engine was in time. Remove head, Sent head to machine shop checked for leaks (none), valves were good and resurfaced head. Put head back on car with new headgasket set and new timing belt with new head bolts. Car will not start. It has low compression in all c...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Left rear tail lamp VIN: WDBRF40J73
With cars like this is it any wonder why Germany lost the war. The left rear tail lamp works intermittently. When it acts up the auxillary bulb kicks in on both sides. When I switched circuit boards side to side the right side acted up. I put on a new Merce...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Air delivery VIN: 2MELM75W7T
I have a Grand Marquis that has several problems. One is they say that the blower motor stops working Intermittently. I reads some of the posts hear and found to need the Temp blend door motor, It sounded like crap when switching from hot to cold. The second p...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4LS31R93
This vehicle initially came in with multiple codes, one for each oxygen sensor(high volts) and a p0300. Vehicle ran well at the time but customer stated that when hot with AC on it would intermittently start bucking and surging and would stall at idle. I saw t...
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1992 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN6HD16Y4N
Hello Nissan techs, I have a puzzler. This pickup has a really hard start after it sits for a few hours. It'll crank for a whole minute before it starts to sputter then start. When it runs it runs well. I've checked the power source and pulse to the injectors...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y8Y
reoccuring code p0131. long term and short term fuel trim within 4%. maf was cleaned and reads 4.1 grams at idle and over 14gms at 2500rpm unloaded, which identifix says is within spec. the data stored when the code sets says the vehicle is at highway speed wh... Trouble codes: P0131
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D71
nissan techs i have two codes that keep coming back . [...] position sensor.po725 engine speed sensor cicuit.we replaced both crank and cam sensors ecm at the dealer.andno luck checked and substiuted wires . pulled valve cover and no strech or valve ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L fuel guage VIN: 1GHDX13E1Y
Have this Silhouette the fuel gauge reads empty. Scanner always reads 0% even with the sensor unhooked. I have checked the sensor purple wire all the way to the PCM and my resistance readings are about 120 ohms at the pcm connector and it varies when I rock th...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Engine Temperature VIN: 1G3WH52H8Y
Greetings IATN techs. I have this 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue that come in with an overheating problem. When i drove car to verify, it would get 235 degrees or warmer. Replaced thermostat with NAPA stat. Drove car, and didn't overheat driving near as much( still ...
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Engine temp VIN: 1G3WH52H4Y
I have a 2000 olds Intrigue that is overheating. Customer says problem started after water pump was replaced at another shop. While crusing at low rpm engine temp will climb to 235-240 degrees with both fans running at high speed. If I speed the engine up temp...
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1990 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HY54CXL
The check engine light is on with a cam signal missing code, we know that the magnent for the sensor is missing but the vehicle still will run. Our problem is at anytime the vehicle will just quit. It is an instanenous quit, almost like someone turned the key ...
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1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L detonation VIN: 1GMDU03E4W
sorry about the long story but i figured the more info the better,we normally work on german cars, but i have this friend that owns this car, his kids have been driving the car with a bad water pump, so for several months the car was driven with coolant in the...
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1991 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2MX83E1M
Hi thanx in advance for any help we pulled the air intake off this car and the wires came out of the igniter plug there are 4 wires that go in the plug that attaches to the engine harness we have the wire diagram for the engine harness but they do not match th...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L High Fuel Presure VIN: 4T1BG12K6T
This Camry has no vacuum at the hose at the fuel presure regulator , witch is located on the fuel rail under the hood. The fuel presure is high at - 48 lbs at idle .When the engine is shut off the fuel presure holds very good for a long time . The fuel presure...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E1Y
customer broght vehicle in for a 90k service which is fluid changes. customer left and the next week called said the check engine light was on. we check for codes code p0171 system lean bank 1. check for vacuum leaks thinking we might of knocked off a vacuum l... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1)
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L tcc engaugment VIN: 5TBRT34111
This one came to us from our friends at the trans shop, it sets a code p0770 shift selenoid E problem. Trans shop has performed complete overhaul including new converter,all selenoids have been replaced twice as well as the valve body. Second valve body is sup...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L abs VIN: 4T1BE32K13
Over sensitive abs on panic stop. My daughter recently got this camry and said the abs activated for her more than once in an abrupt stopping situation on dry road. I drove it under normal conditions and it seemed fine and no abs light on. Yesterday she was fo...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L adjust timing VIN: WV2EE0703S
I'd like to check/reset the timing on this Eurovan. I've looked through Motor, MOD, gotten an 8 page fax from the factory manual, and googled for the info. No where can I find a detailed description of the timing marks and how to set the timing using a timing ...
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB81H8V
Bulb matches other bulbs in dash (orange) have attempted to use black, blue or tan instrument lamp bulbs to vary resistance in the circuit - lamp is powered through general instrument cluster power bus and receives its ground through the computer ecm. No other... Trouble codes: P1613
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Securtiy system VIN: WVWMA63B5X
This vehicle will not start after replacing window regulator. I removed the regulator but did not have the new one so I started and moved vehicle out and back in with everything unplugged including the door lock assembly. Installed the new window regulator. Ch...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L valve train VIN: 3VWCA21C1Y
This car has a L O U D upper end. Car runs fine and has not set any codes. Does not sound like noisy lifters. We have heard a lot of noisy lifters before. It is loud through all the rpm range. We removed the valve cover and the cam. The clearance of the cam sa...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L cooling system VIN: WVWDH21JXY
any help would be appreciated to keep sanity.alittle history.car overheats while driving.upper hose hot lower hose and radiator cold.timing belt and waterpump replaced with oe parts.tstat and radiator relaced.cooling system filled with air lift tool.block test...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L coolant VIN: WVWND63B34
This car has 2 symptoms: 1) a gurgling noise coming from heater core area (can be heard inside car). The noise happens when rpm is raised. especially after first started. 2) The coolant gauge will fluctuate from 90F to 200F drasticallly up and down. For exampl...
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: YVILS5509P
we bought this volvo when the customer blew the engine and decided not to fix it.we replaced motor and have been driving it for 3 years now. intermittently it will not fire, has no injector pulse or spark. the problem existed before engine swap, and the custom...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Inst.cluster VIN: 2G4WF5516Y
Thanks to all who replied,checked the loom where it goes around the dryer to no avail, also took a close look at the shifter(removed all covers also to no avail) Advised the customer that I would need more time to track down the fault. They were not intrested ...
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L auto climate control VIN: 2G4WS52M7X
Thank,s goes out to all replies. I actually never fixed the problem and was able to sell the vehicle with the a/c blowing cold, but the display not working properly. I did learn a lot from it that will help me in the future when I get the next vehicle with the...
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1984 Chevrolet C70 366CID low power under load VIN: 1GBG701B4E
I ended up pulling the carb and rebuilding it. The power valve was leaking as was he secondary air valve diagphragm and the govenor diagphram. I also put a new fuel pump on the truck. It now runs like a new one. Thanks to those of you who took the time to re...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W51
WELL FOLKS I REPLACED THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR AND THE BLAZER RUNS PERFECT I LOOKED AT THE IGNITION SWITCH AND IT LOOKED BRAND NEW THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L transmission VIN: 1GCHK23163
Thanks for the help replaced FICM and curred problem
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L radio VIN: 1GNET16S03
Thank you for the replies. After ohming all of the speaker wires,disconnecting one speaker at a time from the back of the radio, and checking all powers and grounds the problem was still present. The final problem was four defective speakers. Not only were...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T54
truck came frome another shop we were lied to they never replaced the sensors like they told the cust. ohm out perfect but did not pass the mv test while knocking on engine block replaced sensors and tightened to specs all is well Trouble codes: 327 (knock sensor), 332 (knock sensor).
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68B75
replaced cluster again. cluster came as a reman from chrysler. has been 1 week with out problem. Trouble codes: U110C.
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Inner cv joint VIN: 1B7GG26X6V
Good morning The problem is not repaired at this time, however I know what the problem is just not sure how to repair, the front differential is not centered in the vehicle, it has moved to the left 1.5 inches. Thanks to Jon and several others, I at least k...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L intermittent VIN: 1B4GT54LXV
YES THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE BUSS. ALL THE INFORMATION REALLY HELPED I REPLACED THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WITH A USED ONE-ALL COMMUNICATION RETURNED-GREAT HELP, THANKS Trouble codes: P0403, P1695 (no body ccd message), P1698 (no trans ccd message), 19 (buss communication inactive).
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start
First, I would like to thank all who responded to my plea for help! Your advice was really appreciated, and all of the suggestions were very helpful. Almost everyone suggested we check the TPS, which we did and it turned out to be OK. Some others suggested t...
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2000 Ford e250 5.4L front brakes
well after some work and a few more hours scratching my head, we decided to put a different brand of pads and rotors on the vehicle and amazingly it workd. no-one in the shop can figure out any explanation other than something was not manufatured in the correc...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L rattle VIN: 1FTPW14564
FIRST I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYBODY WHO RESPONDED TO THIS PROBLEM THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP AFTER CHECKING INTO THE 4WD DRIVE ACTUATOR WE DECIDED TO UNPLUG THE ACTUATOR TO SEE IF THIS NOISE WOULD STOP AND UPON A TEST DRIVE THE NOISE DID GO AWAY A FORD TECH BUL...
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2001 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG35F31
hi guys thanks for tech tips. after testing injector pump found it to be broke up inside.replaced it and pump module.van now running like new. Trouble codes: P0219, P1218.
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2003 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GTCS14X03
Thanks for the help. I had somebody rev the eng. while I watched the wave for crank sensor. It showed glitchs at 4000 rpm. I replaced the cranks sensor and it runs perfact.Thanks again. George
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L hydraulic system VIN: 1HGCD5662S
This car is fixed. Thank you for all the responses. I went over everything, found a front pad rusted to shim and one shim missing. Also started over and bench bled master cylinder and bled system again. Finally test drove vehicle and found to have good pedal. ...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78832
I sent my customer to the dealer to have the pcm reprogramed as the tsb stated.I'm sure that will repair the problem. I asked my customer to let me know.I was not happy that the tsb was not on alldata. Thanks to all members who replied Trouble codes: P1163 (a/f sensor slow response), P1164 (pending codeA/F SENSOR CIRCUIT RANGE/PERFORMANCE PROBLEM).
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Navigation VIN: 1HGCM66865
Thanks a million James and Manuel. Simply needed the serial # from the DVD unit in the trunk. Then called it into Honda. My local Honda Parts guy and service writer were not aware of the seperate serial numbers and seperate codes. They thought I had a bad ...
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBF0112M
So this vehicle is finally off my hands. First we R&R the cam sensors and the Crank sensor because it was throwing code p0340 and there was a service bulletin on these sensors car went out on test drive and the vehicle stalled on the freeway. The car started r... Trouble codes: 340.
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1997 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L head gasket VIN: SAJKX6248V
Thanks to all the advise!I was a machine shop failure(I had to send to diffrent/certified machine shop)-they diag and determined incorrect valve guide clearence.Shims were missing and even installed improperly.So,the other guys are buying me a new head and my ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4EX58S3V
well, coulda been fixed. 9 of the 13 respondants say chry/jeep pcms are a common problem, thanks for that confirmation. here's a warning for A1 cardone customers: i ordered thru oreilly a cardone reman flashed pcm. it cured original problem but mil was on du... Trouble codes: P0320, P0351.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L key lamp VIN: 1J4GW68S0X
sorry it took so long to reply i wanted to make sure this jeep was starting/ we ended up relacing the skim module and relearned the keys then it was fine then one day out of the blue i tried the third key and wham it would not start then i cleared the code a...
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2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L all shifts VIN: KNADC16504
I decided to send this unit to a trans shop due to the fact the problem was there before the unit was service by a quick lube and cust refused to let me service it again with the correct fluid. Didn't want to make cust mad way too good of one with all his oth...
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1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L steering rack VIN: JT8UF11E3N
Thank you again to all that replied 2 of you were right on I removed the solenoid valve and cleaned the screen and the PS is to back normal operation. I was surprised at how little debris was in the screen!
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Limp Mode VIN: WDBTK75J55
I thought I had closed this request, but I havent, thank you all very much, it seems the ignition switch module had to be replaced, I guess it was reseting some code that would not allow proper coding of the trans control module. So after ignition switch repla...
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1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L internal trans components VIN: 4A3AK34Y5W
first i would like to thank everyone that responded, this was my first time asking for help. leon seems to have nailed the problem on the head. does appear to be a fifth and reverse gear syncro. issue. am looking for another tranny now, but have lost faith in...
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1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Illumination VIN: HLS3035811
Thanks to all who replied. And thanks for the schematics. Most replies said to replace the headlight switch but. The running light circuit off the switch had power. Looking at the schematics, the dash illumination splices off this wire. I found a broken splice...
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1N6ED27TXY
Thanks for the replies. I tried to repair the connector since I had been unable to locate a used one. I suspect the connector had been damaged by leaving it connected during air filter replacement. I repaired it by removing the connector and splicing in new .1... Trouble codes: P0100 (MAF Circuit).
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L a/c clutch and Rad. fans VIN: 1N4AL11D42
Well thanks for all the replies, this one is fixed. It turned out being the body control module. I started by bypassing the pressure switch which some sugested but no help. Had same car in fleet so switched ac control unit same problem.Pulled a/c circuit from ...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L Surge VIN: 1G2NE51N5P
customer returned,found vehicle stopped actting up when IAC valve was disconnected.R&R the IAC valve.road tested vehicle,repair complete.Thanks for help.
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L rear VIN: 1G2WR5212Y
the driver of this car is not the smartest person the engine was allmost stalling at stops caused by faulty maf sensor nothing to do with the rear end. thanks for all the help every body had some great ideas and i'm sure thhey would have fixed the problem if t...
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L head bolt VIN: YS3ED58E9Y
Thanks to all that replied. Anders from California had a link on Saab head bolts. A picture is worth thousand words. Saab used 3 styles of head bolts between 1984-2002.The head that I used were aftermarket FEBI/REINZ same as the old style 84-97 no washer neede...
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1985 Toyota Pickup DLX Turbo 2.4L cylinder head VIN: JT4LN68D1F
Thanks to all regarding the sources to repair the 85 Toyota turbo diesel cylinder head. The suggestions led to a company in Milwaukie, OR who has had lots of experience with this type of head. Their name is Rick's Cylinder Head Company, 14511 SE River Street, ...
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1996 Toyota Caldina 1.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: AT191-8005
When cruising in 'D' gear position ecu enters 'economy' mode with lean mixture. Cleaning injectors resolved the surge/misfire. Hair loss should be expected when working with 0 information.
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWFE83A8S
after sending it back to the trans shop they checked the tcc boost valve and found a worn seal and installed a new tourqe converter clutch valve kit. after valve body repair stalling is no longer present. and car is happily back to its owner!thank you to all w...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWSK69MX3
Installing the OE shaft took care of the problem. It appears that the shaft we pit in was a problem It was a new not reman shaft but was made in CHINA. The shaft part of the axle was solid not hollow like OE . This transfered engine vibration to the car. Stay...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L shifter handle VIN: 3VWSB69M12
got the handle on . the button must be pulled out much futher than seems normal. it does go on thnak for all the help
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Glass VIN: 3VWCK21Y33
Thanks to all . Every one seems to think that a new assembly is the only way to go so with not being able to fine a training video to even show how to repair I have ordered a new unit. Thanks for the help!!! Mickey
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1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Ignition VIN: YV1LW5710R
Most of the replies suggested checking grounds, replacing cam and crank sensors, and checking for bad wiring. The big clue here was that the CEL never lit up. I replaced the defective bulb, grounded terminal B7 at the engine computer, and verified that the la...
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1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Left Rear Taillight VIN: YV1KS9608T
Sorry for the delay in closing this, customer just return from a trip with the car. Fix was the bulb sensor (located in the trunk by the gas tank filler tube) was defective. I got power that far, but not further. From this I learn a few things... 1. On Volvos...
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