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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Stall VIN: 19UUA56933
I'll start by saying i have'nt actually looked at car since complaint arose as customer has a hard time getting the car to us. He says that the car stalls when he puts it in gear on cold startup. Car always restarts and otherwise runs fine. No codes, no MIL. L...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Control module VIN: WAUYP54B1N
I've got a DTC that won't clear. 65535 or U48023, Internal control module memory: checksum error. I went ahead and replaced the torn airbag hoping I could make the module work. I have inspected all the harness connections at the compressor, air control valve a...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE132XR
car came in with a no start and a crank sensor code. replaced crank sensor. car started right up. Now the car while sometime run bad at idle other times when given gas. code 16 keeps pooping back up. The car acts like its losing it crank ref, and cutting fuel ... Trouble codes: 16 (Crankshaft sensor)
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G6KD54Y7W
This vehicle came in for an overheat. found a heater hose blown. BUT))) there is an oily substance in the coolant!!! The customer states the oily substance was there for about 2 years. I call Bull*&%^! So, this vehicle has no oil lines running to the radiat...
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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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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L ac control VIN: 3G1JC1246W
replaced ac rear defrost switch and wiring harness. since then the ac light is always lit but the compressor goes on and off with the switch. all wires are hooked up correctly. i've seen this before on other cavaliers but this is the first one i have been into...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13W12
This vehicle was 1st brought into the shop with an engine misfire & trouble codes P0101, P0125 & P0300. Customer stated he had just changed the spark plugs before bringing it in. We checked misfire counts and found cyls. 1 & 3 were high. Found bad plug wires s... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF does not agree with caculated value), P0131 (B1S1 O2 lean), P0137 (B1S2 O2 lean), P0151 (B2S1 O2 lean)
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L dome light VIN: 1GNFK16Z32
This vehicle has a weird problem. The dome lights are stuck on. I have check the dome override light, checked for the lighting module. This truck doesn't have one. I have verified that all the door switches are closing. The timers start counting down for the i...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L right side sliding door VIN: 1GNDX03E83
This vehicle is a recent purchase for our shop, courtesy van. It has 2 rear side sliding doors but only the right one is a power sliding door. The right power side sliding door is inoperative. I have checked all power and grounds and connections and there are ...
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52F64
they towed a car to my shop for a problem with no starting we checked for the code,we didnt find anything we scanned the taft magual and no code was found,sometimes the car starts but when the car is started for 10 min the car stops,when the car is tried to re...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L starter VIN: 1GCGG25V35
vehicle came in complaining of it acting like the battery was dead when trying to start. it has done it one time since we have had it. battery good and alternator good but the one time it happened it was like the battery was dead barely trying to engage the st...
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2007 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KL1TD66647
Hey all you GM techs out there. So this car was brought in to us after a head on collision. The engine itself was not damaged during the accident but after repairs, in the morning especially after a cold start, the vehicle misfires like crazy and then stabiliz... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple random misfire)
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LT 6.0L noise VIN: 1GCHK23U37
Transmission transfer case noise low pitched growling rubbing noise. Installed chassis ears. Noise seems to be in rear of transmission front of transfer case. Dissasembled transfer case and inpected. No obvious wear. Dropped trans. pan no meatal particles in p...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L seatbelt pretensioner VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
Airbag light on. Scan tool code is left seat belt tensioner circuit open. Connector at seat belt tensioner was accessed and examined. Pins at the seat belt tensioner and the occupant restraint controller were inspected and the circuits were checked for continu...
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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L no mic VIN: 2B4GP453OW
done test proceedures from all data and mitchell. symptom no MIC no DATA BUS no short to power and ground. new body module. still no data on bus line.
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Convertor VIN: 1B4H528Y7X
This vehicle was brought to me from a long time customer. I am not a transmission specialist but the customer insisted on me working on the vehicle. The vehicle came in with a concern of a transmission fluid leak and vehicle stalls when put in reverse, but onl...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L ignition lock cylinder VIN: 1B3EJ56H8Y
The car was towed in because the key won't turn. You can put it in the ignition but it won't turn. Does anyone have a secret to getting the tumbler out without replacing the steering colunm? I had a volvo do the same thing once and we had replace the colunm. T...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L heater system VIN: 1D7HA16K73
hello all, got this vehicle in the problem is no heat coming out of drivers side vents has manual ac controlwith single zone temp control i have checked blend door motors all seem to function correctly tookk off blend door motors and checked box for broken p...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FMEU18W2V
Hello to everyone, Need some help on this one.Have this expedition came in for lack of heat. Ran vehicle found inlet heater hose hot,outlet quite a bit cooler. Flush out heater core both ways with hose. Recheck heat now both hoses hot but still no heat.Remove ...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAFP6631W
The problem that we have with this car is mostly starting to accelerate from stop. sometimes you feel it hesitate during normal acceleration. During times such as moving around a parking lot or just giving the a small aqmount of gas is when it has the most pro...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18C5Y
Hello, this vehicle runs extrely poor at idle when cold. I have Searhed for vac leaks with propane and come up with nothing. As soon as it is warm runs like a champ. Idle is good and performance is good. When cold it tries to idle up, and the LT trims stay at ... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (p1131-), P1131 (p1151-), P1151
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45SO3
long term fuel trims are high enough to set a bank two code. reading about +21 on bank two and +18 on bank one. cleaned mass air flow and checked for vacuum leaks and found none. after reseting kam, fuel trims are now down a bit, bank two is now +16 and bank o... Trouble codes: P0174
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTNW20P74
hello-we have this diesel truck that was towed in-the radiator and coolant resivour is filled with coolant and what looks like oil--so much that it wants to come out of the resivouir while running-the oil on the dipstip looks fine-trans fluid looks fine-my que...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W26
first of all, i want to say hello to everyone. i have a 2006 crown vic from our local station. car came in with p0171 and p0174, not uncommon for us to see this. check fuel trims st was +5 - +10 and lt was +39 both banks. i sprayed for vacumm leaks found that ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean), P0174 (bank 2 lean)
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1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L ck trans light flashing VIN: 4S6CM58V6T
Hello, I've got a question on this Passport. After driving a short distance the "ck trans" light will start flashing and the trans will go to max pressure. It doesn't appear to set any codes. I am using a Snap-on MT 2500 scanner and trans data is limited. I un...
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2003 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Misfire VIN: SHHEP33583
Hello and thanks in advance to everyone. I have a 2003 civic si with a misfie on cylinder #1 found fuel injector to have no continuity, also found no pulse on control wire to e.c.m.(does have power from main relay) check wire between e.c.m. and injector, check... Trouble codes: P0301
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L front passenger window VIN: 5FNRL18963
van came from another body shop with front passengers window not working ( up or down ).given previous experience i found passengers window switch & mutiplex defective, replaced both items; window started working up & down but only from passengers side.decided...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58S2V
This jeep was towed in to us from another shop for a no start complaint. I put distributor in correctly it does run and idles smooth. Every 3 or 4 times you try to start it will crank like it is flooded and will not start.When it is running if you take it off ...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KNDJA7230X
Group I hope there is a Kia expert out there. This truck is kicking my a** major. I have been on it solid for two days to no avail. We got the vehicle towed in as a no start. Of course it started for us but ran badly missing and knocking. Did a compression tes...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L pushing smok and oil VIN: SALME11403
Hello all. I came on to a project that another mechanic had taken apart. The heads were taken off and machined. Parts were all over the place. So it began. I tracked down a manual for a BMW X5 for the 4.4 V8. I set the heads on and torqued to spec. I set...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L instrument cluster VIN: SALTL16443
thanks in advance i have a happy rover here the instrument cluster is dead!! no gages work only thing that comes on is the srs light.. the blinkers dont even flash on the dash but do work on the exterior! we have autologic scanner going into the bcu no codes i...
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1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Reverse VIN: 4F4ZR17XZW
Hi all Ranger/b4000 5R55E AT 4WD No reverse, all forward normal. Fluid level normal, no metal no friction in fluid Dropped the pan, L/R servo seals OK, servo pin OK, band OK. In the pan found one odd thing. Small metal circle. Made of aluminum, very smal...
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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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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDE1241331
I am looking for the cam, intake, exhaust,and injector torque values, as well as the cam timing procedures. any help is welcome as the local dealers are none.
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L alarm goes off VIN: WDBEA34E9R
Customer complains that the alarm goes off on its own. When she unlocks her car, intermittent. I have not gotten the car to do it but if i lock the car from the trunk or the pass door and then unlock it from the drivers side the alarm always goes off. She only...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L top VIN: WDBEA66E8R
Car came in with warning light on and warning buzzer going off with top up and locked in place. Disembled switch to check contacts, replaced blown fuse, reassembled switch it blinks indicating stored trouble code and top doesn't move. Need procedure to access ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Seat Belt Warning Relay VIN: WDBFA67F8V
Hi there. I am trying to find the location of the Seat Belt Warning relay on this car. I have removed the Passenger Air Bag, the Instrument Cluster, the Center Console Cover, as well as looked under the Driver's Seat, in the Engine Compartment and everywhere e...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L no up shift VIN: WDBJF70JX1
car came with random misfire(replace wires, plugs, and MAF) misfire problem solved., Also has transmission code (p2065 N15/3 etc control module) memory is fault. firstable trans oil was dirty so we changed with new filter(no metal chip in pan) changed AT plug ...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L high beams VIN: 4A3AK44Y5V
High beam indicater is on when lights is on. Replaced light switch problem still exsist, both new and old switch ohmed tested good any help would be appriciated.
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2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L slip light VIN: JN1AZ34E93
we did a wheel alignment and mounted 4 new tires. after alignment we drove car and slip light started flashing and had no power. when slip light came on solid the power came back and the abs light and brake light comes on. it has a c1109 c1156 c1136 and c1115 ...
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L air mix actuator/programmer VIN: 1G2HZ5210S
is there any other way to remove programmer/actuator them removing dash. any help is greatly appreicated
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2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L noise VIN: 1GMDX03E62
this 2002 montana has me at my wits end. it makes this high pitch squelch noise like a belt running over a seized pulley, can only get it to do it hot, usually accelerating off a corner. tried disconnecting a/c compressor had no change replaced belt and pulley...
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2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L abs/tcs module VIN: 1GMDX03E82
hi guys, i got a 2002 pontiac montana mini van from a used car lot that has the abs and traction control light on. the only code stored is a c1235 (right rear speed sensor shorted or open). i checked sensor signal with a labscope and compared it to the others ...
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2004 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L compressor VIN: 1G2HY54K54
Outside temp. shows 39-50 F, when A/C doesn't work.Fuel and oil gauges are inop. No communication with PCM,and other modules at times, mainly when cold.Once the car warms up, modules start working like normal. Gauges still inop.I think we have a module pulling...
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2006 Pontiac Solstice 2.4L no start VIN: 1G2MB33B26
Hello Everyone.First time here from Hungary so excuse my lengwitch. Costumer bought 4 of the same car all hit. Car came from body shop after was fix ad,.I reasived the car with no start .Same idiot swicth bcm and pcm s around no one knows witch is witch.??? o...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L engine VIN: WP0AA0954G
what is the posibility of bent valves on this engines?
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2001 Saturn LW300 3.0L Exhaust VIN: 1G8JW84R51
We had this Saturn wagon come in with a coolant leak and blowing a puff of blue smoke at cold start up out the exhaust. So the gentleman agreed to do it all and anything inbetween ie. water pump, timing belt, thermostat, etc... After a couple of days he brough...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R0Y
PLEASE HELP, I've hit a wall with this one. Customer brought this car in with MIL light on. Found P0135 and P0141 O2S heater circuit faults. I then proceeded to the flow charts after I noticed that the front O2 looked new. The flow chart says with key on engin... Trouble codes: P0135 (ho2s b1s1 heater ckt fault), P0141 (ho2s b1s2 heater ckt fault)
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L 1 -2 shift 2-3 shift VIN: JTRAV4WDT2
This vehicle came in 1st time with no forward or reverse gears.Replaced trans with Toyota reman trans car gone for two months comes back with banging noise shifting from 1st to 2nd when hot.flares and hunts 2nd to third and sometimes starts out in 2nd or third...
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1592006446
I did figure out the temp sensor is bad. Will verify monday. The other techs and the owner are un reachiable till monday. So here is my question. There is a canester in the finderwell @ 10 oclock above the right rear wheel. I know that there is a vacum line th...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B93
hey guys i got a passat here with a p0299 turbo underboost code. customer states after 20 min of driving mil comes on and turbo is red hot ? verified wastegate operation and all plumbing free of leaks . ex backpressure below 1 psi at idle . can hear turbo spoo...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M03
This Jetta will set a code P2181 within a day or two of driving. As far as we know it has never been overheated. It runs ok otherwise. Heater and cooling system appear to work normally. Driving with scan tool and monitoring engine temp it does take awhile to c... Trouble codes: P2181 (cooling system performance)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L convertible top VIN: 3VWCK21Y73
Asking VW bettle help. Top when down and now is inop. The battery has not been disconected try the switch relearn anyways, no help. The top movement icon starts flashing when switch is pushed. I manually closed the top as mention in the owners book then turn t...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L MIL Lamp on
Hello everyone and happy Halloween. This Touareg customer is a new friend of mine. The code set on this for the second time and I have not found a clear answer as to why. This is the first time I have looked at this truck. I am getting it after the customer ha... Trouble codes: P2422 (18854 Purge solenoid stuck closed)
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1995 Volvo 850 2.4L Rear Main Seal VIN: YV1LS5533S
Has a significant amount of oil leaking at the rear of engine, used dye to verify that. How hard is it to put in a rear main seal? Does anyone have any advice, or tips to offer if we decide to do the job? I'm not sure if I want to tackle what appears to be a l...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Rev Engagment/ 3-4 Shift VIN: YV1LW5646W
Vehicle was brought to us for transmission overhaul AW50-42LE,(found all burnt clutches and overheated) assumed this was all from low fluid condition (see Related Repair history). After rebuilt we have a quick or hard Reverse application and a quick or hard 3-...
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L steering rack VIN: 19UUA56651
I believe that this one is fixed. A lot of the replys told me to only use an OE rack. That seemed rediculous to me because Honda only sold reman racks, and I dought that they actually rebuild their own racks. So I just tried another reman from my supplier and ...
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2004 Acura TL 3.2L radio VIN: 19UUA66264
thank you again everyone was helpful, it was the radio itself, so i replaced it and problem was solved. thanks for the help
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Turn Signals & Hazard Lights VIN: WAUZL64B61
Lots of responses that the Hazard light switch was at fault. However, further testing revealed that this car has leaves restricting the drain in the battery area which resulted in water coming inside the car and flooding the central lock control module under ...
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L remote transmitter VIN: WAUAH68D21
I would like to thank everyone that took the time to respond. All were pretty much in agreement that the control unit had to be coded by Audi dealer since my scan tool did not have that capability. The body shop took it to the dealership, so I am closing thi...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L 2-1 downshift VIN: WBACA42020
Thanks to those that replied. There is no fault with this car. This trans has adaptive learning. The owner tells me that he usually drives to get best fuel economy with minimum throttle. When control units learn this driving style, more accellerator pedal tr...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L cooling stsrem VIN: WBAGH8340Y
Thanks for all of the replies to my post.As I suspected it indeed was the valley pan under the intake manifold that was leaking coolant.My main concern was that there wasn't the possibilty of a leak behind the block.The pan seal will leak and there are drain h...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L battery VIN: WBADS33481
I GOT 16 QUICK RESPONES TO THE FINAL STAGE BLOWER RESISTER AND THE DEALER STOCKED IT IT IN NOW AND SO FAR SO GOOD THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED/// MARK
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L No Communication VIN: WBAGL63462
William you hit this one right on the head or at least got me in the right direction.I started to pull the pass seat and also noticed the carpet was a bit wet.When I pull the carpet up there was about 2 inches of water under the carpet.It turned out that this ...
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2003 BMW 540i 4.4L courtesy lights VIN: WBADN53483
Thanks for the help. Recoding the module did the trick. I never did find out the code(180) description.
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK19R9W
Well since this one had died on the raod when he was 500 miles from home someone else had put in a fuel pump. It had been running fine just before that. But on his way home at times it did not run very well. If he would pull of to the side of the road and shut...
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL52K2W
most of the feed back id gotten from you guys had to do with valve train (some targeted the upper intake), so i removed the v/c,got a visual on cam lift and valve springs which where ok,then i re-checked compression on #1 and found it at 50, previoulsy, had be... Trouble codes: P0301, P0300 (random miss).
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1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14X0X
Most replies said to use OEM Delco Distributer Cap and Rotor. We replaced Cap and Rotor with Delco parts and will see what happens. It usually runs great with no problems for at least 6 to 8 weeks. Thanks for all the help
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L idle and a/c VIN: 1GIJF5249Y
Thanks to all who offered help. This turned out to be 2 different problems. The a/c problem was compressor related and required the replacement. This cooled the car and quieted it down as it should be. The engine surge problem was due to a bad idle air control...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GCDT14W7Y
The customer has not returned but was in daily for over a week so apparently the changing from dexcool to a prestone all colors antifreeze and the repeated flushing worked. Thank you for your replies. Many suggested removing freeze plugs and flushing a good...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L oil pressure guage VIN: 1GCEC14T45
Most of the replies agreed that the problem was probably in the instrument cluster and that it might be covered by a recall. True on both counts. I sent to the customer to the dealer, and today he came back to tell me that it was fixed at no charge to him. ...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3C4FY48B64
After Replacing/reflashing computer/ still didn't run, I disconnected the crank sensor it ran ..barely.I coaxed it back to the shop, and priced a new crank sensor $13. Changed it, and she starts right up, and runs well. I feel that the computer and crank senso...
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEX15N6K
The final cure seems so obvious yet we are not sure why we couldn't pick it up. A new coolant temp sensor fixed it. We measured the original sensor ten times. We compared the sensor voltage (and resistance) to the ACT sensor and they were identical in the m...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L wipers,windows,radio,cluster VIN: 1FMPU18L2X
Its fixed and did I learn, fuse 113 in the battery box is the other half of power for ignition switch,was out of box, that half , also the trans gear selector switch was also bad. Why would someone have pulled that fuse out? Put that fuse in and got windows, w...
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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L auto locking hub VIN: 1FMSU43F52
All of your replies were similar. Detailed explanations of how the system works were presented, and I appreciate that. Within minutes I knew I could rule out electrical issues. Most responses suggested a vacuum leak at the hubs, due to bad seals. We blocked t...
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.6L battery light VIN: 2FTRF18W54
AS IT TURNS OUT THE DIODES WERE FAULTY. WE REPLACED ALTERNATOR AND THE PROBLEM WAS RESOLVED
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2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 2FAFP71W35
almost everyone that responded to my problem suggested MAF problems. A few noted the importance of oem parts. I do use oem parts so I r&r maf sensor(problem was intermittant, so I couldn't test it), car runs like a dream. I appreciate all who took time to help... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 174 (lean bank 2).
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1996 GMC K2500 Suburban 7.4L unknown VIN: 3GKGK26J9T
THANKS TO EVERYBODY WHO TOOK TIME TO READ THIS AND TRIED TO HELP. I DONT KNOW HOW WE MISSED THIS HAD 2 SECONDARY SHOES RR NEW SHOES AND WORKS GREAT. GOD I FEEL STUPID.
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: IHGCB7562M
Well did not get a lot of response but any was appreciated.I ended up replacing the converter & O2 sensor.It brought the HC & CO down far enough to pass the IM240 test.The car burned a lot of oil which clogged the converter not to mention it had over 200K on t... Trouble codes: 12 (egr).
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: JNKCA31A3Y
I received many replies to my question, almost evenly divided between "No flash required" and "Yes you'll need to flash the PCM". I discovered why when I got the part (from my local Nissan dealer - not the hundred-mile-away Infiniti store) and found the note i...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L braking pressure VIN: 1J4FY19SOW
thanks to all who replied the person that told me that the pistons was not staying out on the calipers hit it right the head both of the new calipers that we had got were bad so we exchanged them and all is good so thanks much appreciated.
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1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L wipers VIN: 1LNLM81W2T
thank you for all the feedback .most of the replies said the multi function switch was the problem. i like to make educated guesses with favorable percentages. the multi function switch solved the problem . can't beat that great feedback. thanks again Ray
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRC33442
Did some more testing of the fuel pump electrical circuit. We had no power at all at the fuel pump. Ignition switch power at the fuel pump relay only and the terminal for battery voltage had none. We found out the battery voltage source is from fuse f20 and...
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1992 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L Clutch VIN: JA4GK31S8N
Well put this in the done file, The fix was to set the free play and to set the most important the pedal travel or could be called the stop, after making both adjustments the problem went away, Thanks for all the help Mark
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1992 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24H2N
Thanks for all the quick responses. It was the fuel injector on #3 cyl. that was dead. All connectors were full of green corosion. There was no resistance or continuity on #3. Thanks guys some times you can't see the forest for the trees.
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2002 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26502
It is fixed! I avoided cleaning out the passages because I didnt know how. But after reading the TSB you all turned me on to it was easy. All 4 replies said to do the same thing, clean out the egr passages. You guys are so smart. Thanks for the help, and thank... Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR control backpressure transducer malfunction).
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1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L Radio & climate control displays blank VIN: 1G3CW53L9P
Well, I can't call this one 100% fixed but we do know where the problem is. Got three replies on this...James and Steve suggested wiring and Bruce hit it on the head when he said to take a look at the dimmer circuit at the radio. After studying the wiring diag...
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2000 Other European 3200GT 3200CC MIL Lamp on, limp home VIN: ZAMAA38B01
I received one hint about loom problems with this cars. Next time I received car will make a direct wiring connection between accelerator pedal travel sensor and ECM (six wires). Just as a try. I love intermittent problems... Thanks Trouble codes: P0225, P1225 (accelerator pedal travel sensor related), P1226 (accelerator pedal travel sensor related).
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1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L wipers VIN: 1GMDX06E3V
sorry about not responding right away. there was a death in the customers famaly and has not returned the vehicle for the wiper repair. i will respond when i get the vehicle i9n and use the replies i got . they all make sense.
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1986 Porsche 944 Turbo 2.5L engine VIN: WP0AA0954G
YES THE TURBO IS GONE BUT WE DID A CHEAP FIX,CUSTOMER DO NOT WANT TO SPEND MORE MONEY WE PUT [...] JUSTICE BROTHERS ENGINE STOP LEAK AND IT QUIT SMOKING...NICE... THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUGGESTIONS.
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2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SUB02LEGAC
Replaced neutral switch and all is well.Thanks IATN. Trouble codes: 1507 (Idle air High idle.).
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Accessories VIN: 5TBBT4419Y
hello group, once again sorry for the delay, the customer waited forever and a day to make up his mind on this thing. he finally just decided since he was going to keep the truck and use it he would just spring for the new remotes and program them instead of h...
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L abs VIN: 4T1BE32K13
unfortunately this car has been totaled by the insurance co, and will not be repaired. I would have wanted to run sensor tests as well as other scanning work but it is not going to happen. thanks to all who posted.
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L turbo VIN: WVWSR61J34
In checking into the vehicle I found there is oil coming from the pcv hose into the intake. Also I feel there is some blow by because i have noticed oil around the oil fill cap that I had cleaned off. I will be replacing the pcv and hoping for the best for t...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRK69M04
Hi,sorry for being so long getting back to everybody,I been tracing wires and walking away from it a few times. I unhooked radio and all the other modules I could find no change,I got a instrument cluster coming for it one thing I did found was the can-h and c... Trouble codes: 01314 (engine ecu no communication transmission), 00823 (line output left short circuit radio), 00859 (line output right short circuit radio), 00860 (line output rear left short circuit radio), 01177 (ecu at this moment not checkable instrument panal), 01314 (engine ecu no communication transmission).
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1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L start/shift VIN: YV1LW5718R
thanx for all the help, i replaced the pnp sensor and everything now works fine
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