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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Charge Light VIN: 19UYA2257W
With KOER all lights ok except when electrical load varies, charge light flickers in phase with variable load such as turn signals, operating power windows. All interior and exterior lights also flicker except the high beams. The weird thing is that the emerge...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGG28D9W
Hey guys, We have a 98 A4 Avant 2.8 that has been giving us grief for about 3 months. The car will intermittently stall. check engine light has been on and off. we have replaced the mass air flow sensor and suction jet valve. we have smoke checked the intake ...
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L oil leak VIN: 001N092128
I have a customer with a 2001 audi a6 that was told by the dealer that the valve cover gaskets and tensioner gaskets are leaking. They estimated the repaires at $694 and $570 of it is labor. I have never done the tensioner gaskets before and want to know how m...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B53
Hi all, we've got this Audi with mil light for cat efficiency bank 1. We replaced the cat and the o2 sensors but it keeps returning. We used an aftermarket cat at the customers request. Any thoughts?
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L battery VIN: WBADS33481
please help bmw techs i dont have much experience on these but this wagon will sometimes when key off overnight the blower motor is running and kills the battery. it is equipped with navigation which has a menu feature for independant ventilation which is mean...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L starter VIN: WBABN53471
Coming up with a code 128 EWS Transmission/parity. I cannout find any more information than this. Can anyone tell me more about this code? The vehicle will not crank.
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1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L crank pully VIN: 1G4CW53L0N
cannot get crank pully off to do visual inspection of crank sensor. pully appears soft and prone to bend if not pulled correctly. i have pulled these off in the past and dont remember having any trouble getting them off. usually slide right off. any ideas?
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L oil light, draw on system VIN: 1G6CD53B3N
Hello, This car was towed to me after sitting all summer. I charged battery and started car. thought all was well until engine was shut off, i noticed the oil light stays on with the key off. when unplugging the oil sending unit the light goes out. we replace...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W2N
owner replaced fuel pump w/ correct one,ign module,& dist,egr cleaned, broke exhaust loose not stopped up,ive checked for codes none found had modis on injector trigger acts like cutting off 1 bank of injectors & almost like exhaust stopped up ive had it loose...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L blower motor VIN: 1GNDM19Z1R
Help! The vehicle keeps blowing out the 2 low speeds on the blower resistor. It does not do it right away. The customer drives the vehicle for a week, then the two low speeds on the resistor blow out. We have replaced the blower motor twice, the resistor thre...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L high beam indicator and drl light VIN: 1G1JF5247X
car has a high beam indicator that was burnt out so the bulb was changed and the light is on all the time.(pre excisting condition told after).and the drl does not work.replaced cluster and multi function switch.no change.the headlights work low and high beam
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L like timing out/ VIN: 1GNDM19WYB
i check everithing,compression good/fuel pressure good likei said its not fuel problem.no corrolation problem., if someone ever see a timing chain jump on a 4.3 and how can i check the timing chain? mass air flow is good. the advance spark is going up 20 degre...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L 4wheel drive VIN: 1GCGK13U92
4wd not working,press any button on the switch and get nothing.tried a switch (because i had one) no different.hooked up the scanner and counld not communicate with the transfer module,but can communicate with all other modules.the last time this happened in a...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on
Customer came in for yearly state inspection, which in Upstate New York you have to pass both a safety and a low enhanced emissions test. Check engine light was on so we scanned car and found po420 catalyst eff. limit. Car has a new convertor on it. And new o2... Trouble codes: P0420
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19V24
thanks in advace for your time we have this trk that purchased w/this trouble the trk came to us from a customer who purchased the trk form a used dealer here the code u0107a will triger and the trk would have low power/limp mode long story sh0rt the tca had b... Trouble codes: U107
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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L instruments VIN: 3C3XA5631L
Digital dash is completely blank. The powers and ground are good. I removed and dissasembled it and found a burnt transister(I think). So I sent it off to BBA in Florida, but after checking it, they can't repair it. So I checked with Chrysler, and it's not ava...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3C4FY48B32
This car run fine at idle when you whant to accelerate it misse and engine w'ont rev up,when we go on the road as soon as we push on the gas it beguin to miss on all cylinders we release the gas and it run really fine. removed the cat, removed the fuel rail an... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L clutch VIN: 1B7GG22X51
Hello We installed a new clutch kit and had the flywheel machined about 700 miles ago because of slipage. When it left, it had a slight disengagement problem. A little hard to shift but not too bad. I recomended a new master/slave setup. Customer did not have ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HC13Y91
Hi every one, i have this dodge ram that wont restart after you shut it down. I tried many things and found that the coil was not getting a trigersignal from the ecm when this no start happened. If you make the vehicle cool off it will restart and the same thi...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1D4GP24333
This van came in with a no crank no start I determined that the cause was a bad ecm, would'nt ground starter relay or asd relay . I replaced with a used unit and was able to drive it right in the shop. I went start it again and its starting to act up again. It...
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2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Suspension VIN: 1B3EL46X63
frist time user. need help!this car has a popping - click-crack noise in front end. will not do it all the time.you can feel it in foor and steering wheel a little bit. drive it one time it will do it win you tap the brake.next time it wont.some times just dri...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP25323
This vehicle originally was originally towed in for a no start with check engine light on. Code found for O2 sensor circuit problem, found open O2 sensor. Replaced both O2 sensors, replaced bad map sensor also. Test drove vehicle, all was well. Started next mo...
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1987 Ford Aerostar 3.0L relay VIN: 1EMCA11U3H
ac not working on its own .diode was shorted .reading 12v at connector to diode harness but it must not have enough amperage .if i take out the relay and jump 2 of the wires in the harness the clutch will come on.what tests can i make to the harness that will ...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L clutch pedal VIN: 1FTCR10A8P
This truck has a problem of not releasing the clutch if you push the pedal all the way to the floor. If you push the clutch 75% to the floor, everything works fine, with no difficulty engaging the gears. If you push the pedal all the way to the floor, the clut...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L spark & fuel VIN: 1FALP5247S
when the car came in it was not getting any spark or fuel pressure. we looked for loose wiring and found the plug on the back of the intergrated controller was not pluged in securly. after installing screw in connecting, this is when the fuel pump started runn...
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1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FALP47V0V
Hey guys I got a 97 cobra that I'm pulling my hair out on. The vehicle came in for vibration under load, diagnosed as two broken motor mounts and one transmission mount. Repaired and verified before I returned vehicle to customer. Customer came back less then ... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP52U9W
well this car came from some other shop regarding the hard steering it had.the other shop has already tried various things like they have installed 2 power steering pumps and two racks tenshioner and serpentine belt and pressure hose. after doing all that work...
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1999 Ford F-800 5.9L No Start VIN: 3FENF801XX
This truck came with a external coolant leak on head gasket after slight head resurface only! and gasket change, this sucker will not re-start. i have no scan tool conpatible with this vehicle, and very little info to properly diagnose, the only thing i can te...
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2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP3130Y
The oil dip stick breaks off about an inch from bottom of stick. Customer has replaced several times. Had dealership pull oil pan to find problem with no luck. Has anyone seen this problem? Thanks in advance.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L readiness tests VIN: 1FTNX21L62
This 02 F350 SD 5.4 L 4x4 auto will not complete either "O2 heater" or "O2 sensor" readiness tests no matter how far/long it has been driven. Sensors are clearly operating normally (quickly). Does not activate a code either. Has been driven over a month and st... Trouble codes: P1000
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L power windows, radio, switched dome light VIN: 1FDAX57F42
NOW, MORE SO THAN EVERY NOW AND THEN, THIS WELL USED FIRST OUT TOW TRUCK ACTS UP. THE RADIO WILL GO OUT - WHICH ALSO NOW MEANS THAT THE POWER WINDOWS QUIT WORKING AND THE OVERHEAD DOME LIGHTS W/ SWITCHES DON'T WORK...DON'T MIND LOOSING THE RADIO BUT WINTER IS ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Electronic VIN: IFMZU73K93
hello, i have a 2003 explorer, and problem im having is a harsh engagment, when shifting trans from reverse to drive or vise-versa. my experence with this problem is adjusting the low reverse band, ive done that isuzu, and gm auto transmissions for this concer...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93195
Vehicle came in needing coil (P0301). Replaced #1 coil and all plugs. Still poor running with P0353 and P0354 codes. No primary voltage at coil 4 (can't reach #3 without pulling intake off again) Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil primary / secondary cyl 3), P0354 (ignition coil primary / secondary cyl 4)
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1993 GMC Yukon 5.7L po68,tcc slippage VIN: 1GKE18K82R
my problem is that it sets a code 68 which the troubel tree says is excessive tcc slippage. the transmission was replaced with a 4l80e and prom and wiring was changed accordingly. it shifts all the gears fine including lock-up but occasionally will set the cod...
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1997 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L abs VIN: JHMRA1868V
This vehicle came in with ABS light on. Light would not come on until vehicle was in motion. Checked for codes and found cde 44 (right rear wheel speep sensor). Ohmed sensor and found it open. Replaced sensor and also replaced front pads and rotors (worn out)....
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2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L high am cold idle VIN: KMHCG35C32
Customer complaint-'really fast idle' first thing in the morning. Customer feels it is unsafe when putting into gear. This system has the typical cold start idle up. I have never had the exact symptom occur for me, but the vehicle has never been at the shop f...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JNKCA31A3Y
I'm 99 percent sure I have a faulty MAF sensor on this car but I don't know if the PCM needs to be flashed when the new sensor is installed. The nearest Infiniti dealer is 100 miles away, and their parts department can't tell me if a flash is required. Anyone ...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51C54
we have checked wiring for damage at area of cuts and found none, replaced crank sensor and issue did not change. All power and grounds are good at PCM, we have no RPM signal from PCM and no pulse to ignition coils or injectors, Coils and Injectors fail testin... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor)
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L no right control climate VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
having a problem with the right side climate control system not working hot to cold. Attempted to replace complete climate control system with no success. has codes 52, 54,& 56. sometimes when I disconnect the unit it may go hot, but will not work properly. I ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N12
Thanks for taking your time to read this. Customer complained of intermittent stall out on decel from 30mph and up. Took jeep out for test drive and it stalled once coming to a stop, it just quit no waring lights no chug just like turning off the key. Started ...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW12451
Car came in for state inspection . Failed due to codes in memory. Checked for vacuum leaks,smoke tested manifold, looks good. Also checked MAF for readings ,seem to be with in range. there are no noticeable performance problems. the problem on this vehicle is ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0173
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L harsh engagement VIN: JT8UF11E1P
Hello everyone,and thanks for reading this post.We have this here Lexus that engages harshly in all gears,including from park and neutral.Now it's not bad,but for a Lexus it is.We removed the transmission to replace the dreaded egr tube.There were 5 connectors...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L radiator VIN: 1YVGF22C6W
Customer brought car to us..he says that the car was never over heated. There is defintate oil in the radiator, as well as the overflow bottle. There is no signs of water in the oil or the transmission fluid. Any ideas of how oil got there? We have read that t...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
has a code for rear o2 po146 no activity for after cat o2, scan test reading at .75mv not switching. replaced o2 with a universal bosch, still not switching. key on engine off the other three sensors are at 0 mv and the after cat is still .75mv. tested all wir... Trouble codes: P0146
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2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JM3LW28J73
car surges and bucks at idle. fuel pressure is low[51#s spec by aldata is61 to 66]with new puel pump. dead head pressure is 70#s+ with fuel line disconnected at rail. running voltage is 14.1 and voltage at relay is also 14.1. fuel trims are slightly lean and o... Trouble codes: P0131 (o2 voltage low b1s1), P0151 (o2 voltage low b2s1)
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L very high idle VIN: WDBBA45A0B
This car has a very high idle in park when warmed up. Putting the vehicle into drive the idle is pulled down to around normal. Drives just fine, Checked all vacuum lines and cant seem to find any broken. When you start the vehicle it idle around 1200 rpm (norm...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.8 2.8L camshaft VIN: WDBEA28E4P
hey mercedes techs! a little help please? to replace the timing cover gasket i removed the upper cover. i buttoned the job up filled with oil and coolant and went on a test drive. about 2 blocks down the road i heard a 'snap' and the engine died. upon removal ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Stall VIN: WDBGA43G9W
we have a 1998 Mercedes Benz S420 that will intermittently stall. I will restart immediately. read diagnostics. hard code present. P1386 knock control module N3/12 (right ME-SFI control module) at control stop. has anyone had this problem? We installed a new E...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBRF64J41
To all; Thanks in advance, I need to replace the ignition switch and throttle pedal assembly in this Mercedes. The pedal looks straight forward but the ignition switch I am not sure about. I got an orange "coding key" with the new switch. I do not have any inf...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No Start VIN: 1MELM62W2V
Been a member for about a month, answered many GM questions but this is my first question asked. During crank, there is no PCM communication untill fuel Pump prime is completed. Suspecting PCM, but also see CCRM in ckt as well I read of a shorted DPFE sensor ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AC44G01
There is very little heat from the heater - from the dash or the floor. I get 94 degrees max heat inside the car. I get 160 degrees in and 160 degrees out of the heater core measured at the hoses at the firewall so the potential is there. All linkage appears f...
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2006 Mitsubishi Raider DuroCross 3.7L ecm, fuel pump VIN: 1Z7HC38KX6
this truck cam front the local mits dealer with fuse #7 (10amp) that will blow random, install new fuse it may last 1 mile or 100 miles, it has blown on me 3 times all 3 times i was light on accel pedal or maintaing speed 30-40 mph not operating andy electrica...
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1992 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24H2N
car come in missing bad and engine lite on. had code for right side oxygen sensor. checked and replaced sensor. # 3 & #4 cylinders are dead. unpluging the coils on those has no effect on engine. swaped coils and no differance. known good ignition moduale and n...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L abs VIN: 5N1ED28Y7Y
Hello Techs, I have this Xterra 4x4 with the abs light coming on while your driving, it does reset every time you cycle the key, then intermittantly the light comes on with code 17 which is the G-sensor located under the center counsole, I talked to the dealer...
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD06U35
truck came in tues a.m with complaints of engine running rough,stalling & lack of engine power.ecm stored trouble code po 430 catalyst eff low bank 2.after checking a few thigs found that plugs were at max gap & #3 ign coil was oil saturated.replaced spark plu...
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2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD06W46
have a nissan frontier with trouble codes p0448 p0463 code for vent solenoide and fuel gauge high, have bidirectionally tested vent solenoide with smoke and it works and seals well and fuel sending unit responds well when ohlm tested have seen vehiecle 3 times... Trouble codes: P0448, P0446
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L rear or front diff VIN: 1GHDT13522
vehicle is binding up or it feels tight when you back up or go forward while turning sharply
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Eneven cranking VIN: 1G2JB1241W
This vehicle came in after being "repaired" at another shop. The P0335 and P0342 codes still set after another shop replaced the CKP, CMP and ICM. Trouble trees for the codes lead nowhere. Grounds and connectors were checked. CKP and CMP sensors are counting.... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor circuit), P0342 (CMP sensor signal circuit signal low)
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1985 Saab 900 2.0L Transmission VIN: YS3AT4615F
Good afternoon. This car belongs to me. I have owned it for about 3 years. The problem is with the trans. of witch I know very little. We where driving down the freeway and all of a sudden it acted like it had been shifted in to neutral. After we came to a sto...
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L transmission VIN: YS3DM58V9R
this a well maintained low mileage car , and the customer is determined to fix it. the problem is that the trans goes intermittenly into LIMP MODE while driving along. the trans has been serviced before but it made no difference. shutting the car off and rest...
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1996 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA3641T
after unplugging all the sensors related to ECM fuse #5 finally went under passenger side seat and found that wires for [...],not blowing #5 fuse anymore.Thanks Ken from North Carolina
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L door locks VIN: WAUDC68D21
Problem on this car was a defective NEW remote - Pulled my hair out for a while - our dealer admitted to me that they have this problem frequently when I called to order the warranty remote. - Be careful of this or you will start losing hair. This car will go ...
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1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1L drivers electric window VIN: 2G4WY52M1W
we checked the door wiring harness, and all cnnections, replaced the window switch assy. it has not acted up since... we hope it is fixed!
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2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HR54K9Y
Yep, I'm an idiot it turned out to be the crank sensor. It was an intermittent miss that showed up the most on the middle coil (?). Thank you for the help!
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 3G5DB03E63
This vehicle is fixed. Thanks to all who replied. Many said to check or replace coil(s) with known good. However, Chris from Ontario hit the nail on the head. He said to check the wiring harness from the crank sensor to the module back where it snakes around t...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L pcm VIN: 1G1YY2383L
Ok after checking this car about five more times I found that if you push in and wiggle the PROM the computor works fine! I found that the computor has a small crack in the board! Ordered another computor and it was fixed!!! Thanks to everyone took the time to...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.8L guages and diplay VIN: 1GCC1519RX
Hi and thanks for al the help. We have sent the cluster out to be repaired. And are just waiting for it's return. Sure it will work because we already check the input plug spec's Thanks again
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52T9X
thank you to all for all the responses, i unplugged upstream o2 and problem still presisted, i tried unplugging the maf and driving that way problem was still there a special thanks to Alex from Georgia who suggested the ignition boots. like you said i used o...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L radio VIN: 1GNDT13S22
WENT BACK TO SALVAGE YARD GOT A RADIO FOR THE CORRECT YEAR PROGRAMMED IT AND IT WORKED THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP.
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH52K94
It appears fixed at this time. For one responder, I suggest reading the post better before replying as everything mentioned in the reply was answered in the initial post. Most replies pointed to theft deterrent and the ignition switch and I would have offered ...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L Brake Lights VIN: 1G1ZT62875
Thanks for leading me in the right direction! The BCM was the culprit. After letting the car sit for almost the entire day with everything hooked up to it. We finally saw the brake lights come on for no apparent reason. There was no signal coming out of the br...
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 2C3HD56T9S
OVERWHELMINGLY AGREED.GONNA PULL TRANS TO ACCESS FREEZE PLUG.THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED.
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2002 Dodge Intrepid R/T 3.5L MIL Lamp on, P0441 VIN: 2B3HD56G42
Most replies seem to be the NVLD is defective. The problem has not resurfaced yet ,it is very intermittent . The NVLD is purchaced as part of the cannister assy.I do not have a DRB to run the test but will probably just replace the cannister assy. Thanks for ... Trouble codes: P0441 (Improper purge detected).
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Speedometer VIN: 1D7HU18Z73
Thanks for all the help from everyone. As I said before when I unpluged the speed sensor in the diff. the speedo dropped to zero with KOEO. After looking at the wiring diagram this truck with this engine does not use a TCM. So the signal goes from the speed se...
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15N4J
Thanks for the posts. I wanted to wait a while to post the fix due to the number of times the vehicle came back for the first mechanic that worked on it. The in tank pump had a loose connection and was causing the booster pump on the rail to work excessivly,...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L alarm system VIN: 1FMDU32X1T
Thanks to Jim and Mike who responded, I took Jims advice and disconnected the hood sensor, the customer took the vehicle will see what happens. Thanks again, Paul at Powell Garage, Santa Barbara, California.
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L NO Start VIN: 1FALP6530T
sorry took so long no spark was crank sensor, but had other problems throttle body gasket vac leak, tp sensor,and #4 spark plug fouled, running great now
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14A8V
I believe the customers complaint is fixed. Turns out about a year ago, I put a timing belt on it and lined up the wrong marks for the oil pump drive, that shaft has the gear for the cam sensor, which is only used to sync. the injectors. Opps.. Truck does s...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Gem module
Hello Thank you Eric and Curtis, you guys answered my questions. It did have a bad GEM module like I expected, but I didn't know where the relay was so that I could verify the wiring to the module from the relay, and the relay itself. The relay is behind the ...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP52U9W
The responses I received all suggested replacing the IAC, that it was a frequently failing part in this application. A couple suggested cleaning the throttle body, and performing an idle re-learn. We installed a new IAC and it idles perfectly under all conditi...
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2002 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L cv axle VIN: 3FAFP37302
AFTER READING ALL THE REPLIES I DECIDED TO GET A NEW AXLE FROM FORD AND THAT TOOK CARE OF MY AXLE ISSUES
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L vacuum leak VIN: 1FTPX14564
We finally have this one out of the shop. Thanks for all of your replies that ranged from ETB's to VCT's. The weak compression numbers and 30,000 mile oil with a compromised filter led us to recommending a new truck or motor. In this economy the customer co...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21515
after talking to owner ,has allways changed his oil on time and uses ford synthetic & filter. after determinig that it was probably not an off timing problem. 1 rreply suggested that evap code,may play part ,so I pulled a wiring schmatic ,& no evap was fused... Trouble codes: P0010 (intake cam position act/infoint.cam pos.actuator circut open), P0020 (same as above but bank 2), P0579 (cruise multi-funtion a circut range).
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR07Y7X
thanx guys found a stuck or irratic fuel regulator . replaced it and bam runs good... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Electronic VIN: SAJD01N51F
thanks guys for your help, it was the electronic heater control valve that was the culprit, now that its getting cold in ohio the customer decided it was time to need some heat so he brought the jag back,it worked like a charm.thanks again for all of your help...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Shift VIN: SAJEA51D13
Thanks for all the support from around the world. After reviewing all your email, my tech decided to address the issues that pertained to water and wheels. He cleaned all the connections for the transmission and the ABS system and put them back together with d...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78YXT
Hi I've had this vehicle for several days. Thanks for your replies. Several recommended the PCM be replaced and one recommended to test the power source which is shared with other sensors. Tested other sensors for shorting issues and resistance test and no ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sersor circuit b1).
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ48SOW
Thank you for the replies on this post. I cannot say that this problem is repaired because it happenens so infrequiently. I did find a bad ground cable. John [...] was correct. I took my knife and slit the cable length wise and found it to be severly corroded ...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1J4GW58N7X
Thanks for the help, ended up installing a mechanical oil pressure tester, oil pressure was with in vehicles spec. so it ended up being 2 faulty Aftermarket oil sending units in a row, replaced with a factory oil pressure sending unit and the problem is gone, ...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13125
This turned out to be the fuel tank pressure sensor. We used the Modis and sensor voltage was 3.2 volts instead of the 2.2 to 2.8 specs. Dropped the tank, replaced sensor, vehicle is fixed. Great info at the Kia website. Trouble codes: P2422.
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18231
Hi and thanks for the replys. I had replaced the cap and the canister assembly including the valves due to the pressure sensor out of range and the only way to get this sensor was to buy the assembly. This car then passed all of the test and I returned it to m... Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap System Leak).
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Window VIN: JTJHF10V01
Windows have to be reintialized. Roll each window down with its switch on its own door, then roll it up and hold it for about 3 seconds until the light on the switch stops blinking. Do this to all the doors including the drivers door. After we did this all t...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L unknown VIN: 1LNHM82W22
Thanks for your help members. The cust didn't want to repalced IAC,but we cleaned throttle body and did fuel injection service to see if it helps. Thhanks again
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2002 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM82W22
Well, after a call to identifix and 3 replies saying put a coil in, I replaced the #5 coil. I have driven about 100 miles and so far so good. Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl 5 Missfire), U1073 (ELEC IPC Code Missing ECT Data), U1262 (ABS Code Communication Protocol Bus Fault), U1073 (ELEC IPC Code Missing ECT Data), U1262 (ABS Code Communication Protocol Bus Fault), U1059 (Communication Loss for Transmission).
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L 4 zone acc VIN: WDBUF70J85
Sorry it has taken so long to respond to the help offered, the client has not been able to return to the shop for further testing. All help replies seem on the mark, but untill we can try them we will not have a close for this request. thank you Bill [...].
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L engine VIN: 1N6SD16S8S
This truck finally left yesterday. Thanks to all who responded especially Reo from British Columbia. The problem turned out to be the guide on the tension side. We had installed one a couple of thousand miles earlier. It was the newer type with a steel back a...
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1NGBA0755N
Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond to my post. A couple of you said fuel pressure, contamination or convertor getting too hot(?) , well Gary from Nevada hit it dead on. It was the IPDM, Like I said in my post the fuel pressure was good and yes ...
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1987 Plymouth Horizon America 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P3BM18C7H
Tried everything all members suggested even rebuilt carb same results I agree with one member this is pos thanks for all the help iam a 2tech shop and im one of them just dont get much time to reply to these
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L wipers VIN: 2P4GP533TR
so far most of your responses have agreed with the decission to replace the bcm. however the customer has declined the work at this time. if they return i will be sure to let everyone know how it turns out. thank you to every one who took the time to help a fe...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L cooling system VIN: 1G2NG12E7Y
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED. DID COMBUSTION TEST HOT AND COLD NO LEAKS WERE DETECTED. FOUND THREADS AT RESEVOIR CAP WERE MESSED UP. GOT NEW RESEVOIR AND CAP AND RETEST DROVE VEHICLE FOR 20 MILES AND PROBLEMS SEEMS TO BE FIXED. AGAIN THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED...
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