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1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Entire ABS system VIN: JH4KA7676M
Hello all!!! I have this vehicle that has absolutely no ABS operation, lights, pump action...NOTHING Everything that we test comes up correct, tried new control unit, no change. The dash light never operates, the pump motor never pumps up, the ABS never oper...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH54BX1
First saw this vehicle a year ago for a bad cat (rattles inside). Replaced it along with O2. Few months later we got a code referring to the other cat, so we replaced it, along with the O2. Three months later the MIL is on with codes referring to both cats eff... Trouble codes: P0430 (Cat System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 2), P0420 (Cat System Efficiency Below Threshold Bank 1)
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1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAD1316L
Hello, everone. Here`s another tough one. So I installed a used engine into a friends car. Did a little trading. Now the weirdest thing is happening. It has good idle and good wide open throttle, but nothing in between. If you grab hold of the throttle and att...
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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L communication VIN: WBAHE632XR
Vehicle runs fine and only issue customer has is that the transmission won't upshift after a downshift if you let off the throttle completely. Everything works fine until you step on it, downshifts excellent, but then when you come out of it if you back the th...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride height control VIN: WBAFB32010
Hi all, Have a BMW X5 4.4 E53. Warning light on in cluster saying "ride height control inactive". Code stored is 008 control time upwards. Cleared code but code comes back within minutes. Any ideas. Regards Derek
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1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L heater blower motor VIN: 2G4WF5210W
Car came in with a dry bearing noise in blower motor when on low speeds. ordered aftermarket motor and installed. motor comes on for a few seconds and then shuts off, repeatedly. plug old motor back in, works fine. Ordered factory motor,, does the same as afte...
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2003 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L power seats VIN: 1G4CW54K03
I just bought this car and the power seats don't go up or down. The motors run, but the screw doesn't turn and the seat don't move. I think it strange that both the driver and passenger seats have the same malfunction, unless this is a come problem with this s...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 3G5DB03E63
Net Techs, Hoping someone might have an idea of where to go on this one. This vehicle has a very intermittent problem. I have driven this thing over 200 miles with no problem. Customer says that at highspeed (60-75 mph) it will violently shake and will not a...
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1996 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJK34J5T
Hello Chevrolet/Gm techs.. I'm almost exclusively a Ford shop but we have a 96 3500 series 7.4 in our fleet that runs like a 'swiss watch' at all throttle angles/loads.. We're trying to get thing past CA smog to sell/auction it, but it keeps setting P0300 for... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK19R9W
I have a customer that had a problem out on the road, and had to have his fuel pump replaced. Now after driving awhile the fuel pressure will drop to 50-55 lbs and has no power and accually loses speed on the road. When acting up when the accelerator is presse...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L 4x4 VIN: 1GCGK29U6X
When truck is put in 4 wheel drive & try to turn truck the truck acts like it frount u joints are binding up like the old type of cross u-joints when locks up. When I take it out of 4 wheel drive it drives & turns fine.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L transmiision, speedo cluster VIN: 1GCHK291X1
when you 1st start vehicle instrument cluster delays coming on, tach not working or other guages then starts working... also sometimes when put in gear trans will do nothing at all, turn off and back on then works, batterys check good and charging system worki...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L batt light, fuel gauge, temp gauge, security light VIN: 1GCDT13W71
Customer said that it was running fine and was up north and would not start. Had truck jumped then security light came on and had the key relearned. Now it starts and runs but the battery light is on all the time but gauge shows 14 volts. The temp and fuel gau...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDS13S62
anyone know where i can get a ect senser for this suv. it seems to be back ordered for the last 3 months
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L missing vin sticker VIN: 1G1JC52F93
Bought car from local woman.After checking car over,we found that the vin and tire size stickers were missing from the drivers door jamb.Called her up and she said that body shop replaced the door and front fender 2 years back.Called local salvage yard and he ...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Electronic VIN: 1GNEK13Z74
this is a persistant intermittant problem. vehicle has never exhibited the symptom while in our hands. however, when customer brings it back there are always dtc's. originally came in with a c0290 and found tsb 05-05-25-003b to replace yaw rate sensor with up...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1C3EJ56H1S
hello everyone the car is back with a shift problem on the highway and sometimes at lower speeds it will come out of gear and if you stop and restart it is ok we have drove the car for a week with no problems we did a tsb with making new grounds but that was n...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L6L
Hello gentlemen this one has me puzzle, the MIL light is on for small leak PO456. M y first step was to do a visual inspection on the system, I check and tested the gas cap with my stant tester off my smog machine, it pass. I visually inspected gas cap fille... Trouble codes: P0456
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44L63
Hi everyone, The problem with this vehicle is a slight misfire problem on cylinder #1. As the vehicle warms up the misfire goes away. Also mainly only misfires at an idle and gets better off idle. We have checked compression. New ignition coil. Balance checked... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl1)
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3JA63H25
Pcm thinks all o2 heater ckt. work when the sensors are unplugged. Cold start runs very rough under load, ok at idle. similar alldata tsb, but for earlier build date, mdh# 121522 202ab Trouble codes: P0031 (o2 sensor), P0037 (o2 sensor), P0051 (o2 sensor), P0057 (o2 sensor)
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1992 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B4GM17Y9N
Pulling my hair out on this one. customer complained about hard start. checked warm and no defects found. checked vehicle at customers house (cold), fuel pump relay was clicking like crazy, once stoped vehicle started and ran w/no problems. replaced fuel pump ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L rear diff VIN: 1B7KC23Z7W
thanks for your help in advance. this truck is taking my sanity. we rebuilt the rear end due to pinion bearing failure causing pinion failure. all bearings and seals were replaced along with the ring and pinion w/ youkon ring and pinion and timken brgs. pinion...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4H528N3F
Customer brought car in complaint was check engine light on and hesitation or possable misfire.[...]+po208 present,100,000on original spark plugs.No misfire detected.Replaced spark plugs and fuel injectors #6and#8.code po207 and po208 injector circuit fault... Trouble codes: P0201, P0202, P0203, P0204, P0205, P0208
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Starts in 4lo? VIN: 1D8HB58D44
Customer states that intermittenly truck will start off in 4lo when first started. He will drive approx. 1 block and truck will resume normal operation and is fine for the rest of the day. He states this because engine revs high like it is in 4lo even though ...
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2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Suspension VIN: 1B3ES56C84
hi there, i know noises should be somewhat simple but im having a little trouble with this one. car came in at inspection and needed lower control arm bushings, the car also clunked pretty good too, so we replaced the lower control arm bushings on both sides. ...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L speedometer VIN: 1D7HA18NX6
Hi group,have this 06 ram 1500 with rear a.b.s. speedometer is inop,grounds are cked good,signal upto module both green wires show good,no water in both plugs,scan tool shows no vss signal,is there any way to ck signal coming out of module to dash,stored codes...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1FALP4049R
Car had blown head gasket & sat for years.Removed engine & over hauled.Heads checked,resurfaced,& valve job.new bearings & rings.I have a constant misfire on # 1.spark good,compression good.Swapped #1 & #2 injector,did not follow.Replaced plug & wire.Still # 1... Trouble codes: P0301
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1994 Ford Probe 2.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVLT20A7R
Dear fellow IATN Techs, I sure could use some help. We are working on a 1994 Ford Probe, 2.0, auto, SOHC. No CEL or codes. Vehicle has no spark with spout connector in, no start. Removing Spout runs ok. Checked Spout wires and not shorted to ground or power. ...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L Engine VIN: 1FBSS31S9W
This engine has to come out and I have heard conflicting stories of how to get the engine comes out. Am I better off pulling the body off the chassis or just the front clip. Im thinking pulling the body since the engine is locked up and I wont be able to get t...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51U8W
I retired from Snap-On in June of 2002 so a little rusty. The voltage for the DPFE remains at .65v at idel at 1500RPM with EGR reading 33%, and a vacume gauge in line reads 0" of vac. I tested the DPFE by aplying vacume to small downstream port of DPFE and vol... Trouble codes: P1408 (egr system)
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP42X5X
Hi guys. This Mustang has an intermittant lack of power and stalling at stops. About 6 months ago the car was towed for a no start. Car started for me with no symtoms. Scan test showed lean running codes. I replaced a (80%) plugged fuel filter and cleared code... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 system too lean), P0172 (Bank 1 system too rich), P0174 (Bank 2 system too lean), P0175 (Bank 2 system too rich)
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMZA5144X
I have this windstar that is driving me crazy.It is my brother inlaws van who is a electrical contractor.His battery will go dead in about 45 minutes about every two weeks.The colder it gets outside it seems to happen more often.The doors can be open with the ...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L rear window defogger VIN: 3FAFP15PXR
Customer complained of, and I confirmed the light on the rear window defogger switch lights up when the headlamp switch is turned on (as well as when the defog. switch is turned on). I tested for voltage at the defogger grid and there is voltage at the grid wh...
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L speedo VIN: 1F45FSD874
hi guys we installed a used transmission into this 2000 windstar and it shifts nice and all but what we found was the speedo and road speed are off. with scan tool hooked up we drive at 100 km/h,and the speedo will not go over 80 km,we find the speed at 50km/h...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW20F2Y
Howdy again, I am very familiar with the 97 power strokes but this 2000 is confusing me, on the first scan it had no pcm codes but did have a few gem codes b1352, b1318 (key in ign sw), c1446. It did have a moderate shake at idle, so I ran the buzz test, it co... Trouble codes: P0272, P0603
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Charging VIN: 1FDXE45F01
Good afternoon, I need some advice and I know this is the place to go. I have this 2001 Ford ambulance and it has some charging issues. Both alternators show output of about 14.4 volts. Inside on the console it has an ammeter that reads 40 60 amps, when you ...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP38322
hey all. focus running rich. baro at 30.5. fuel trim long is -22% short trim is -1.4%, o2#1 show normal, o2#2 shows rich .92volt, air intake 77^ coolant temp 223^ air flow is normal fuel rail pressure is 41lbs. any suggestions would be very helpfull. also has ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1FAFP53U43
Hey, I'm currently fighting a parasitic draw of approx 540ma it drops to around 60 ma with the #26 fuse is pulled I have replaced the CTB,GEM and drivers door switch(was open) to no avail any suggestions?
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L Battery light flashes VIN: 2FTRF18W54
This truck has a battery light that flashes for the cust. occasionally when warmed up. The cust. says the light will flash on & off say 1 minute, then stay on steady for 30 seconds, then go off. We have never duplicated the problem. With our Ford Ids iT gives ...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTSX21R48
MORE INFO: First time posting,thanks to all who would take the time for some insight on this. This is for all the Ford diesel techs.This is a family members truck.They have had this to the dealer 8 times and can't fix it. The problem is every time he takes the... Trouble codes: P0001 (fuel volume regulator circuit/open), P0087 (fuel rail/systempressure-too low)
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1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ1366T
Hello members, been fighting this one for a long time now. First came in about 6 months ago for a MIL, P0400. Followed pinpoint tests and found egr pressure transducer to be a problem but also suspected the egr valve to be a problem due to the pintle sticking ... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow)
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1996 GMC K2500 Suburban 7.4L cranking VIN: 3GMC48277W
I have a Suburban that died going down the highway and now cranks uneven and "hard" like the timing is way advanced and will not restart. I replaced the cap and rotor to no avail, I found a TSB that fits my symtoms but want to check for any knowns also. Thanks...
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1997 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTFG25M4V
replaced vcm with used for water damage, replaced worn distributor, replaced fouled plugs, runs but misses on #2 #7 does not show up on missfire counters. tried another vcm same thing same two cylinders did injector balance test with both vcm's all injectors d... Trouble codes: P0341 (cmp sensor circuit)
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Squeals VIN: 1GKDT13S62
Hey everyone, We've got an envoy here that won't stop sqealing. The noise is from the right hand side, and will come and go. Seems to stop and start whenever you hit a bump or dip in the road. The noise changes in intensity with speed. I have ruled out the en...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1HGCG1657W
greetings to all this speedometer on this car does not work nor does the odometer.a road test shows that the ecm is getting a signal and is reading a vehicle speed sensor.i removed instrument cluster disconnected the 22 pin connecter and tested the blue and wh...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Master Cylinder VIN: 1HGCM66523
We have an 03 Accord, came in with brake pulsation. Resurfaced front brake rotors and changed out the old nasty fluid. Not with a power flush, just suction out as much of the master cylinder as possible, then drain & refill the entire system & bleed. Now the b...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L Starter/Flywheel VIN: 2BCCZ81J8H
Thanks in advance for any tips or leads to help get this thing fixed. This jeep has a whine or high pitch noise at start. Not like a miss lick on the starter drive, more like a loose flywheel or torque converter. I have shemmed out the starter with a thin wash...
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1995 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L memory seats, mirrors VIN: SALHC1341S
Hey guys, Another Euro with issues. Originally this came in with no seat operation, but the mirrors would move on both sides with the seat switch. Checked all fuses, ok. Tested relays, ok. Found faulty seat memory module. Replaced memory module and now I have...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L engine VIN: WDBCA39E3K
I want to make sure I'm setting the compensating elements correctly as I seem to get different readings each time I check. Should I be cranking the car over immediately prior to checking each element. The work instructions say to crank for 30 seconds with newl...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Limb home VIN: W1400332A3
This Merc is equipped with 722.605 transmission. It came in with problems that often it would not upshift from 2. Sometimes it was o.k. Scanned for code found 136 (sporadically fault in CAN communication with Instrument Cluster). Cleared code and it would not ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L charge light VIN: WDBKK47F8W
This vehicle came in with the battery light intermittently coming on. We test drove it with a voltmeter hooked up and when the light came on, the alternator output stayed the same, around 13.4-13.8 volts. We concluded that the regulator was starting to fail an...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L limp mode VIN: WDBJF65J8Y
Helo not familiar with benz trans.when it came in it was stuck in 1st. and would not upshift.i checked it for codes. PO730 AND PO400. CLEARED codes and test drove shifted fine for about 2 miles than it went into limp in mode stuck in 3rd or 4th gear can not t...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L ignition switch VIN: WBAEHYSI7B
got this 2000 ml320 that when you start the car,the starter stays on.the only way to get it to not crank is to pull back the key.is this the key?ignition lock? ignition switch? feels like theres somthing going on with the ignition tumbler. anything would help
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L rear sun shade VIN: WDBRF61J41
Hello benz techs. I have a problem with the rear sunshade. If I jump the wires at the relay it will go up and down. I have replaced the relay, the rear SAM, and the switch module on the dash above the radio and still no luck. I noticed on the switch module the...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S51
start up car, cold runs ok for 20 - 60 seconds, then when car enters closed loop, the car idles slightly rough, will not rev up past 8-900 rpm and stumbles all the way to wide open. the tach also is intermittent during this too, sometimes reading 0. If I unplu...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4MT3101W
Battery was dead, customer jumped hooking cables backwards blowing the 100 amp fuse. Installed new battery and fuse. Coils are not firing. With each one unplugged one side powers up with key on and one side pulses with engine crank. With coils plugged both sid...
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1994 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L starter VIN: JN8HD17Y6S
hi i installed a napa starter in this p/u that customer had attempted to remove himself. had meter fuse blown which powers the starter solenoid and the dash cluster as far as i can tell. anyway started once, i shut it off and pinion gear stayed spinning by its...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor engine power VIN: JN8DR09Y01
This vehicle has been a challenge for us. Complaint is poor power on accelleration (will cruise at 120 - 130 kmph but is a slug getting there). Will list the tests performed. Before we start we did try a new oem MAF sensor after the basic tests were performed ... Trouble codes: P1491 (VC cut / valve bypass valve fault)
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1988 Other European 328 3.28L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFFXA20AJ0
Car came in with very bad hesitation only when first started in morning, after car was at normal temperature it was ok. I found relay near the computer that was bad, i replaced the relay# 928 615 124 00. Car is ok now. The idle was rough and i went to check th...
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1996 Plymouth Neon 2.0L speedometer VIN: 1P3ES22C4T
We've replaced the cluster with a used one, same, replaced the VSS and ran a new signal feed wire to the cluster, same. According to my diagrams the VSS signal splits at connector 103 one side to the PCM the other to the cluster, so I tapped in at the VSS to r...
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1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G4WF5218W
well i finally got it . on a very long test drive i was able to see the trans tcc duty cycle up to 83% and while just tipping in to throttle was able to see trans slip to 4oo rpm . we pulled trans and pan and valves in valve body were full of aluminum. we susp...
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1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP2180H
Found low compression in # 5 cylinder, exhaust valve spring was broken. Cranking compression and leak down were okay but found running compression to be low. Never heard popping noise. Installed a new spring and car runs like a champ. Trouble codes: 45 (rich running).
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M4V
Vehicle is fixed and gone! Received 8 replies suggesting compression problem, broken valve spring, PCM, mechanical problem, checking companion cylinder and I went over them all with no luck. I did go back into the fix database and read more carefully and saw...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK52871
Thank You for all the responses, we installed OE catalytic converter and customer has not returned. Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst Effiency below threshold).
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.8L blower motor VIN: 1GCCS19884
hey guys thanks for the help and i found the problem to be in the ground pack located on the fender well by the air cleaner. the connection where the spades go into the clip connector was pushed back and not making a good ground connection all the time. i se...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCGG29V46
Replaced pass lock assembly due to possible cause. Customers concern still present at times. Still suspect probable bcm, but looking to borrow a tech2 for specfic data information. Thanks for everyones help! Trouble codes: 171 (lean o2), 174 (lean 02), 336 (crank sensor).
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L timing chain tensioner VIN: 1GCDT13676
thanks for all the input, it convinced us to go ahead and pull the engine to replace tensioner. you could tell the tensioner was bad when comparing it to the new one. my guess is that when we used the wedge tool , it was driven down too far, causing internal d...
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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LT 6.0L drive train VIN: 3GNFK12Y18
Thanks to all who sent in with this one.I guess that is a "normal" condition and there is no fix for it.Thanks again,Doug
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 2G1AWQER43
well first let me say thanks to everyone that replied after 2 aftermarket crank sensors then a dealer one i decided that can not be the problem and after measuring for voltage i found the wires were a different color then all data told me but this is not the f... Trouble codes: 11 (crank shaft signal not present).
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L too high at times VIN: 1B7GG23X2T
The fix was to replace the faulty TPS. Those who stated that it acted like a throttle switch and dashpot were right on. I never knew that. The strange part was that I never did get it to drop out, but the idle reading was .86v old vs .53v new (non-adjustabl...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7KF23Z51
It took a awhile to get the vehicle back. The problem was a minor amount of play in the throttle shaft which a new throttle body fixed. It would cause a minor change in the TPS sensor voltage causing the rise in engine speed.Just resting my finger where the th...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs cont module VIN: 1B4GP24371
i TOOK THE VAN TO CHRYSLER TO HAVE THE ABS MODULE RECONFIGURED. tHE SERVICE MANAGER SAID HE NEVER HEARD OF DOING THAT FOR A ABS MODULE. hE HOOKED UP THE DRB3 CHRYSLER SCANNER, AND SAID HE FOUND NO CODES IN ABS SYSTEM. aFTER HE UNPLUGED THE SCANNER, i STARTED T...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L tcc VIN: 3B7KF23681
We did the following, added redundant grounds from right battery to PCM, added capacitor to TPS signal wire, checked alternator diode pattern, test drove with fuel transfer pump disconnected. Replaced transmission output speed sensor, checked for possible stop...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTHX26F7R
THANKS FOR ALL THE IDEAS ABOUT THIS OIL LEAKER. WHAT THE REAL PROBLEM ENDED UP BEING WAS A CRACKED OIL PAN AT THE TOP JUST UNDER THE OIL PAN FLANGE WHERE IT BOLTS TO THE BLOCK. IT LOOKED LIKE A SCRATCH BUT UPON FURTHER INSPECTION WITH A LIGHT ON THE OUTSIDE O...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L fuse # 10 20amp VIN: 1FDE3T53W0
thanks for all the help. found that there was a grounding issue with the trailer harnest. i removed the old trailer harnest and replace with a new one. the customer now has working parking lights, a working trailer harnest and a new parking light housing that ...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35F63
TWO OF YOU WERE ON TIME THE WIREING ON TOP OF THE ENGINE WAS MUSHEE.WE GOT THE AMBULANCE AFTER THE DEALER & A DIESEL TECK COULD NOT REPAIR IT SO THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED Trouble codes: P0267, P1273, P1293, P1294, P1295, P1296.
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMYU60E33
We end up to replace new fuel pump and does not heard back from the customer yet, consider confirmed fixed.
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1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTCS19X1V
we've fixed this vehicle thanks to the overwhelming response from so many members. it was pretty much a consensus that the problem must be in the distributor since we had already done the fuel injector. the drive gear had extreme wear in addition to the play i...
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1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L tcc pwm VIN: 1GKDT13W25
Well its fixed the slow responce of voltage must have been the problem. A used ecm fixed the problem,after the relearn process,it started and ran just fine, drove 5 miles with no code. Alex thought maby the ign switch but I didn't have any probllems with the ...
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2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD784X4
There are two ends in the Evap: the vent valve at the one end and the purge valve in the other end. I recommand to replace the canister assembly which include the vent valve. Trouble codes: P1457 (evap control system leak detectedcanister).
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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Recalls VIN: 1HGCP36888
The two sites mentioned in the replies to search for recalls were www.edmunds.com and www.nhtas.org. Thanks for the help.
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2006 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Release bearing VIN: KMHHN65X6U
Thanks to all who responded to my question. Everyone said the same, install the bearing on the input shaft with the fork engaged, install the tranny, and push the clutch lever in the firewall direction thus pushing the release bearing into the pressure plate u...
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJKF6041X
Thank you all for your replies. We agree that the problem lies in the control unit. When we informed the car owner of the possibile problem and that we would have to install a known good unit ant retest he declined any further diagnosis.
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S9R
Thanks to everybody who helped.Took advice & cranked while I turned distributor.Vehical fired up & ran.More checking revealed jumped timing chain.Thanks again!!!
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L abs light VIN: 1J4GZ58YXV
thanks for the help turns out i had gotten hold of another bad part got another one and put it on and it fixed the problem
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S3Y
We decided to do it the hard but best way by installing a rising rate regulator to control the fuel pressure/boost ratio. Sorry I didnt notice before but it is a 4.0 not a 2.5 as listed in the help request. Thanky, Thanky, Thanky, Paul.
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Stall VIN: WDBEA30D3J
Well I didn't have much time remaining with this vehicle, part of the reason I posted a help request. Customer was anxious to get it back so I just jumped the purple wire as per tsb. This vehicle only acted up for me once in the month I had it... I took it ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Head- Right Bank VIN: WDBJF72F4V
Well almost everyone knew the exact problem. Two end caps fell/blew/came out of the plastic oiler tubes that are retained by the cam bearing caps. Not that difficult of a job. There was still a very minor noise coming from the vicinity after the repair. Mi...
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L ign ckt VIN: 1N6SD16Y4V
, ign switch,and oxy sensor was replaced,o2 sensor was shorted,
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D81
Found timing chain stretched, but customer did not want to replace it so I can't verify that the new chain would cure it. Car is gone, can't complain.
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2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29YO2
Thank you for your responses. I found the knock sensor and the #6 injector to be bad. Also found distributor shaft bearing broken. Replaced all three components - vehicle runs great. Thanks again for your help! Trouble codes: P0300, P0325.
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L front parking lights
Could have spent hours on this problem but thanks to you guys,I didn't have to.A couple of replies said this is normal if the van was built in Canada.They were built with running lights.I looked on vin sticker on door and sure enough thats were it came from.I ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN41B75
well do to the fact that this problem dosent act up on a regular basis and the tests i was able to perform we decided to install a used ecm and the customer is going to let us know. i will add coments to this post when i hear somthing. thank to those who read ...
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2004 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Steering VIN: 4T1BF28B34
Ended up being the intermediate shaft. U-joint was binding. Replace, works fine now. Thanks for all the help, and suggestions. iATN is the best!
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB81H8V
First: Thanks to Rob [...] who inspite of denying it IS a genius. My original post had this vehicle listed as an automatic which was incorrect - vehicle is a 5 speed stick. The Fault code for MIL open/shorted to ground was set due to mis-coding of the engine... Trouble codes: P1613.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M82
hey guys, thanks to all that replied. We had the vehicle here for almost two weeks and were never able to get it to act up. Based upon the fact that all of you replied that it was more than likely the thermo and temp. sensor causing the issue we replaced the... Trouble codes: P2181 (cooling system performance), P0301 (pending- cylinder 3 misfire).
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L gear engagement at idle VIN: 3VWCM31Y64
sorry i took so long to close, it took us 3 weeks to find a used tcm for the vehicle. i replaced the tcm and set basic settings, the hard code for n91 solenoid went away, as did the gear engagment issue at idle. thanks for everyones help. ive had to many cars ...
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