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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Barely runs, not dri VIN: 2HNYD18861
Hello Honda and Acura Gurus! boy do I need your help on this one. This truck has been rode hard and put up wet! What have I gotten myself into this time! What it boils down to is that this truck is running extremely rich, loading up with fuel. So rich it alrea... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Voltage VIN: 19UUA56853
We have a strange issue ,just thought I would send this out to see if anyone has come across this. Altenator is charging low. 12.49 ish New altenator 2 times still same voltage New battery . Pinout from ecm good , even had an ecm put in Grounds good Load det...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L warning light on VIN: WAUZZZ4BZW
have chacked senors resistance brking waring loght centre of dash - not abs- not handbrake or fluid leavlk lighty is orange in colour and looks like handbrake shoes is there a procedure to turn off light should previuos pads worn to limit via sensors no owners...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L low power fails to r VIN: WAUZZZ4BZX
Engine has very little power & will no rev up to full potential or drive any faster than 20mph. This problem only occurred after battery was disconnected overnight to try to eliminate abs Ecu fault code after new Abs Ecu replaced. I am assuming this is purely ... Trouble codes: 00550 (injection start control deviation from desired value intermittent)
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2000 BMW 740i 4.4L heat VIN: WBAGG834XY
Hello I have this BMW with no heat . There are no codes and no heat. At the heater core spouts on the firewall , There are three one on pass side is from eng, which is at 185 degrees when eng is at normal running temp. now the center and drivers side spout are...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGG83481
Can you BMW experts give me some hints on R&R a 4.4L engine from a 2001 740i. Repair manual states to remove transmission and manifolds. Is this really needed? I have never done an engine in a BMW before. I was planing on removal from the top. I would apprecia...
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2002 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93452
car runs fine. code 105 (69) engine temperature signal implausible. we replaced the temperature sensor on top of the motor (13 62 1 703 993) cleared code. customer took car, light returned. same code. coolant temp appears ok. any ideas? does the M5 have an ele...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Seatbelt/key-in-ignition chime VIN: 1G4HR54K7Y
The chime for the key-in-ignition, seat belt, lights on, ect. does not work. My research shows that it works through the class 2 bus line via the radio but I am not sure how to check this. the seat belt light comes on in the dash and flashes but there is no ch...
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L 1-2 shift VIN: 2G4WS52591
This 01 Buick Century came with code PO 748 and shifting hard into 2nd. We rebuilt transmission, replaced pressure control solenoid, went through valve body every valve was free, and put a converter in it. Worked perfect for about a week. After about a week cu...
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1G6KS52Y6R
vehicle came in overheating, would only run for a short time and start boiling over, no water flow to radiator, replaced thermostat, seemed OK, customer pickup drove on highway and overheated. Thermostat opening seem to have poor flow through radiator, hot on ...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L abs VIN: 1G6DM57N83
customer purchased vehicle from us. brought back 300 miles after purchase complaining of intermitant pre-mature abs activation. was able to duplicate customer concern. found after vehicle sits for a couple hours that the abs will activate upon light applicatio...
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1981 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Master cylinder VIN: 1GLAY8768B
I have repeatedly bled this system whenever brakes get mushy,,,myself and another shop repeatedly get air from right rear caliper. I cannot believe that it is another master cylinder. I have inherited this problem and am starting to believe that caliper may be...
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L idler arm VIN: 1GCDK14K1L
This K1500 is owned by a good friend of the other owner. We have installed several idler arms, A few pitman arms, over the last 2 years. This truck does not see much off road use. Pretty much everything in the front end has been replaced, New Moog Problem Solv...
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1GBJK34NOR
We know what the problem on this vehicle is, but have been told by the dealer that the part is not made any longer. We have exhausted all efforts to locate the prom to the computer in this vehicle. Prom stamp is 8040. Replacing the computer does not help unles...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDX06E3V
Hu Guys and Girls I have this car here that is keeps me looking a ghost that is making it cut out. The customer bought iy to me for no start . It acted like the fuel was disable and cut right out after it started. I check it for codes and it showed PO101 maff ... Trouble codes: P0101
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cuts out, 17inch,vac-22iac mot VIN: 1G1ND52J7X
thank you all up front! i have three concerns. most troubling,any time gas is added the car stalls after the added gas(it had 3/4 tank of gas already,i added5.00- not even 2gals.)it stalled when restarting the car.again i did have a purge during non-command co... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172, P1441
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W0Y
Hey fellow techs, kind of getting erked with this one. Vehicle came in with mil on. Pulled out codes p0172 and p0175 running rich. Also 02 sensor codes p1133 and p1153. Checked fuel pressure, 74 psi when running seemed high to me. Replaced regulator because of... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P1133, P1153
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G1JC52441
I'm looking for a little insight as to how this system works exactly, as it is slighty different than other GM's. The vacuum port in the throttle body is above the throttle plate. So you have to raise the RPM's in order to pull a vacuum on the evap system. We ... Trouble codes: P0440
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L engine noise VIN: 2GCEK19T33
hi i have a 03 chev pickup with a 5.3 motor that has a noise in the engine above 2000 rpm .at idle no noise oil psi on dash is 40psi at idle and goes up to atleast 55psi while driving.noise sounds like a lifter noise very clean motor inside oil changed at 3000...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L mode door VIN: 1GNKF16T53
hello - this problem seemed to happen after blower resistor was replaced and the battery went dead. when u turn on the key the mode door motor cycles from the starting point to the end of its travel. at the end the motor tries to go further but the mode door s...
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1ND52F64
the car was towed to the shop for a problem with no starting conditions each time you get the car to start it will only stay on for 5 min before it shuts down by itself,in order to restart the car again you gotta wait at least 20 min,this happens constantly,th...
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1992 Dodge W250 5.9L crankshaft seal VIN: 3B7KM23C4N
vehicle is a 1992 dodge ram cummins engine #[...] family 403a model b5.9-160 cpl 1351. removed old leaking rear main/crankshaft seal. purchased replacement from cummins dealer, part has been superseeded to #4089342, looks totally different than the one i pu...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7HF13Z8V
this truck came in from a trans shop due to misfire codes (p0300, p0302,p0307). unable to duplicate miss in shop. on road test, the truck has no acceleration under load and backfires through the intake. cust already replace the coil, cap, rotor, tps sensor, pl...
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Light On VIN: 2B7KB31Z7X
Hey All I Have This Dodge Van 3500 Series,It Came In As A No Start I Diagnosed It As A Defective PCM.Installed It And Had Dealer Program It To Vehicle.Now On Start Up Air Bag Light Is On And When Checking For Codes Only Thing I Get On Scanner Is That It Says A...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B46P44G1Y
This car is a stumper. Customer brought this car in for a tune up to solve the surge . A complete tune up was done along with a cylinder top and fuel injection cleaning. The surge is still present and is getting more frequent. When pulling out at a slight thro...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23601
hey guys need a little help from you diesel techs, truck came in on hook no start truck has fuel pressure. truck has eng. rpm and also has inj pulse rpms but has no cam rpms does it only get cam rpms after it is running or should it have it during crank any he...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Z61
I have been working on this truck for 3 years 4/05. same problem. originally came in no start no spark replaced coil started and ran for 30 to 60 days after. Would replace the coil with restart 4- 5 times after words, over a period of 2 years. finally wouldnt ...
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1987 Ford F-250 Custom 6.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTHF251XG
This ford has been following me around and haunting my every breath. i worked on it befor, it had an air in the fuel problemb, and long story short we sorted that nightmare out and now the ford comes back to me with the problemb of stalling at stop signs, it s...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L brakes VIN: 1FMDU34E2V
The new owner of this Explorer bought new pads, calipers and rotors from me. He figured with the low brake pedal that the brakes were shot, they were. Still has a really low brake pedal. It goes to about an inch from the floor. He found out it had been like th...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L #4 rocker arm VIN: 1FTYR10C5W
drained gas & replaced fuel. head shop said possible bad gas. why would bad gas effect one cylinder #4 & not any others? we checked timing it was good. If any one has a suggestion please reply. thanks for help...
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2001 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L steering VIN: 2FMDA58471
After driving this van down the road for a short distance and making a gradual left hand turn,there will be a noise that sounds like a power steering pump groan. The noise will only happen once and will not last long. It never makes a noise when turning right,...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F81
January 31st we replaced all glow plugs and glow plug relay with Ford parts. Today the truck is back in with a complaint of hard starting cold, which I verified. I tested for voltage drop at the relay, it is ok. I unplugged the connectors at the valve covers a...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU67EX1
we have one that is giving us a little trouble. we have checked for vacuum leaks, watched the tps and maf signals, from what we see everything looks normal when this code comes up. we cannot seem to put a finger on what is causing this code to come up, has any... Trouble codes: 1121 (TPS does not match MAF)
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51431
hi all, thanks in advance for your help. customer came in looking to buy this vehicle, we checked it out, and told him what it needed. check engine light was on with p0420 in memory, and no pending codes. weeks later he bought it and we did cats, o2 sensors, m... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire monitor disabled)
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP404X2
This vehicle has a tip in miss and a miss, as well as slight popping sound under light and heavy load. While cruising along we also feel a slight miss. Not consistant but irregularly. No trouble codes present. The only indications I can see are the mode 6 test...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP34P52
hey guys, have this focus with a vibe at idle. the whole car shakes and has loud boom noise inside. when came in, looked it over and saw nothing obvious. jacked the engine up and vibration seem to go away. replaced the front engine and rear trans mount and ret...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A14
Cannot duplicate problem, with it being so intermittent. Customer brings vehicle in with light on & codes, but nothing current ever found. Vehicle is brought in about every 2 weeks with same codes & one lean code once, we replaced both O2 sensors related to co... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor slow response 1/1), P0153 (O2 sensor slow response 2/1)
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Engine Oil Pressure VIN: 1FDWE35P14
Pulled the oil pressure switch and tested manual oil pressure. Found 3 psi hot idle and 77 psi highway speed. Owners state this was never a concern untill the exhaust started smoking alot. For this we found coolant leaking into the exhaust from the egr cooler....
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
hello again its me rick from martins in forney texas. i have a 04 f150 that came in for lifter noise intermittantly, customer opted to replace lifters, while doing this i replaced the timing chain guides due to excessive wear, and the spark plugs, that was a c... Trouble codes: P0307
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L radio - icp VIN: 1FAFP53U15
customer brought this vehicle in wtih the radio not working and has also stated that he has tried 5 different radios in this car. started checking this thing out and found that the radio doesn't light up at all. it seems to have power in the right places and t...
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2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L blower VIN: 1FAFP56UX5
Help-- Ford tech's with experience on repeated blower failures on late model Taurus's---what are we missing. In spite of installing water deflector(as per bulletin), this blower motor(3rd) still seems rusted and quits running in heavy rain. As soon as the weat...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FTPX14596
This one is making me scratch my head... Battery goes dead after several hours. Instrument cluster inop. Tach, Speedo, Fuel Gauge do not function. Check engine light on, ABS light on as well as red Brake light. Yellow wrench(service req.) light on. Airbag ligh...
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2008 Ford F F750 7.2L Fuel system VIN: 3FRXX75T38
Metal found in the fuel tank's of several vehicle's but only the vehicles with this engine, Appears to be from a failing engine componet (Fuel pump etc). Anyone seeing this from the new already discontinued CAT engines
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1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14MXW
This ones taking us around the bend guys.I've had this truck on and off for 3 weeks and had it act up twice.First thing in AM,dead cold,between 0 to 10 degrees C,this thing will act like its got a near full restricted converter.Pulling away from the shop this ...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L noise VIN: JACDS58X5Y
I have a noise that ONLY happens under a slight acceleration when cruising at about 30-35 mph. The noise a a groaning noise like a bearing noise that pulses when happening. We also noticed the RPM moves up and down about 300-400 rpm when the noise is happening...
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2000 Isuzu N NPR-HD 4.8L cooling system VIN: JALB4B140Y
hello i hope someone has heard of this before. we installed a new head on this 9 months and 17500 miles ago. came back overheating from loss of coolant. air in being injected in cooling system not exz gas i've checked it 3 times with my block tester. i disconn...
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJPX1145S
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a 1995 Jaguar XJR that was brought in for a Transmission Light that came on, then went off, and was followed by a CHECK ENGINE LIGHT that came on and stayed on. Initial Scan of the ECM & TCM found fault codes: TCM (Memory only...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Anti-Theft VIN: 1J4GZ78S1R
So far the switches all appear functional, and will deactivate or activate(react as if stolen) normally but has the gremlin of antitheft setting off going down road, and periodicly dieing, but does deactivate properly. BUT when trying to get VTSS/VTA to go int...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL48K23
towed vehicle to shop. concern was a crank no start condition. preliminary inspection found there was no check engine light when key was turned on. other warning lights did come on. the fuel gauge also stays below the empty level, like the key was still turned...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L heater VIN: SALPV124XX
customer brought this vehicle in with the complaint that the heat was not working. stated that he started to bring it in at an earlier date for same problem, but on the way in the heater had started to work so he just kept driving it. have checked the heater c...
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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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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Evap Case VIN: JT8BD68S2Y
I need some help on this 2000 Lexus GS300. The Driver side carpet/floor mat is wet due to condensation when a/c is on. The water seems to be coming from the Evap case. Before pulling out and finding anything I wanted to post this to see if anybody else has run...
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2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22583
had po3oob code , replaced plugs and filters then it has come back with multiple missfire code and cat. efficency below thresshold .../. what does this mean . is it related to the front or rear o2 sensor , and the multiple missfire code ?? any help appreciated Trouble codes: P300, P0421
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L power windows VIN: BBA45AXBB0
anybody know where power relay is--factory manual says left side passenger kick pad -- only ecu seems to be there??
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L uunknown VIN: WDBHA28E6S
Hello everyone, I am having struggles trying to identify a noise since a trans overhaul from another technician. Specifically while driving after the trans has shifted into all gears a faint metallic rotational rubbing noise can be heard in the 1500-2000rpm ra...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Key wo'nt turn VIN: WDBNG70J44
Hello, MB guru,currently i have 3 fault codes,cleared come right back. Customer states smart key wo'nt turn when insert, power door lock wo'nt lock / unlock with smart key, when i insert key to EIS, mileage on cluster missing (come out like this --- ) But it o...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G32
Where is the evap service port? I can't find it. Please don't laugh. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0456
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1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D1T
dear nissan techs this veh originally came in with code po446/vent solenoid problem.found piston on vent sol stuck.replaced and 2 days later came back with po1447 evap purge flow monitoring problem.mitchell is pretty vague.i smoked the system and didnt find an... Trouble codes: P1447 (evap control system purge flow monitoring)
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2005 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L Rear Sonar System VIN: 5N1AA08AX4
The Rear Sonar "off" switch LED is always illuminated when the key is turned on. According to alldata, the light should turn on for 3 seconds and then go out. I should then be able to push the button 10 times to put it in diagnostic mode. However, when turning...
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1987 Oldsmobile Toronado Brougham 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3E21132H
thanks for any help. came in to shop stalling and check engine light scanned ecu had code 55-ecu error. went to look at data on scan tool and half of the data did not read displayed 0, or was way off example timing displayed 9234. checked all powers and ground... Trouble codes: 55 (ecu error)
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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L alternator VIN: JH4DC53813
I talked with the maker of the alternator and perfromed ohm test on voltage reg. also tested amp out put of alternator and found that to be 16 amps at idle. the smoke that i got after install new alternator was most likely do to cold temp and the new alternato...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH54BX1
I called another Audi dealer who advised me that based on the VIN, this vehicle needed the ECU flash for the cats. Once I had the vehicle there, they contacted the Audi Tech Line, who then said that they could not update the software because of aftermarket cat... 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
Thanks for each and every person that helped me attempt to fix this vehical. Unfortunately I was not able to repair this car. I tried and looked at everything that was offered as a possible fix. I have exhausted all efforts and do not know what else to try. Th...
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1988 Cadillac Brougham 5.0L heater/ a/c unit VIN: 1G6DW51Y1J
First I want to thank John from Michican, Thomas from Texas, and Stephen from Oklahoma. Thanks for the input on this guys. After some wiggling and a friend stopping by, we found the only thing holding me up was a single 7 mm headed bolts that holds the defrost...
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52F64
WE CLEARED THE CODE FROM THE SECURTIY SYSTEM & THE CAR IS RUNNING. THANK YOU EVERYONE!
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L mainteance VIN: 1GCEK14XX5
Thank you all for the help. I will tell the customer that I will change the fuel module when it gives trouble or at 100,000 miles which ever comes first. I thank you all for the help. I was stalled and needed help.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, hard start/rough run VIN: 1GCHK29285
we removed the front cover and found the reluctor had messed up. replaced and put everything else back on and now the truck runs thanks for those of you who took your time to respond to us. Trouble codes: P0336, P0341.
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1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B7KB31Z7X
Thanks For All The Input,I Checked The Voltages At All The Sensors And Had 5.2 Volts At Each So I Assumed All Sensors Are Not Shorted Out.I Went Ahead And Replaced PCM.So Far So Good If Any Other Problems Come Up I Will Post.
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1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L power steering VIN: 2FAFP7W8X1
My thanmks to all that replied. Final outcome is that I GOT THREE BAD PUMPS. Very unlikely and my parts guy is at a loss to explain it. Put the 4th one on and it was right from the git go. Amazed all my cohorts here!
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTN524L6Y
Well, the misfire was a dead hole on cylinder 1 not 3 like the scanner identified. (Snappy Solus) I came in the next day and decided that I would pull all the spark plugs for inspection. Number 1 plug showed signs of arcing across the porcelain tip by the elec... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylindrer 3 misfire).
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2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP38322
sorry it took so long i forgot that i posted this. car was fouling all plugs out. after further checking on the fuel system the manual pressure guage showed pressure spiking out to about 60lbs, while scanner reading the rail pressure showed only about 20 - ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Electronic VIN: IFMZU73K93
Well I checked for proper idle, was good. I done some of more reserch on and solenoid pack, and it seems like its not gauranteed to fix the problem. gave customer estimate, and then he said said he could live with the problem for now. I gained knoweledge about...
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L power steering
well it turns out that the p/s pump is bad, but the customer declined repairs and declined fluid lush and upgrade. also the p/s rack does have a very small leak on the left side that can be seen when you pull the boot back. thanks again for everyones help.
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L all shifts VIN: 1FMZU63W84
Thanks to all who replied. Customer wanted to go with a remann trans with a warranty.
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L radio / charge indicator VIN: 1FAP33Z44W
Thank you everybody for your help. I foud, after checking with the dealer, that this car has the option to listen to the radio with no key for one hour. When you turn the radio on it displays: "1hr", and shuts off by itself after an hour. As for the battery li...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N12
Thank you to the 6 replies I got. Edward and Tony hit it on the head. It was a bad pcm. We were lucky enough to have the modis on it when it started to stumble and lost communication with the pcm. Never could catch it when we were testing power and grounds at ...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U02
Many thanks to my dedicated fellow technicians! The CCV hose was disconnected at the vent line between the firewall and the air breather assembly. This hose can easily be over-looked during air filter maintenance, if your not aware of it. Special thanks to Rod... Trouble codes: P0441 (Incorrect Purge Flow), P0446 (Evaporative Emission Leak Detected).
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L Headrests VIN: WDBEA66E1P
After giving Alldata the TSB on these switches, they faxed the info. With the axles fully extened adjust the switch until the arm rests on the plastic cover of the trailing arm. This is with the white nob turnd off, then switch to active
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1986 Nissan 720 Sport Truck 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN6ND01Y6G
well you all had great responses, looks like problem is in the carb, customer opted to take back to previus rebuilder, i aasked him to let me know how it goes so i can let everyone here know,thank you.
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor engine power VIN: JN8DR09Y01
customer has not returned up to this time, vehicle is not running that bad that it's an urgent issue for him. So far the general consensis from the replys has been to check fuel flow & pressure under load (we did initially roadtest with pressure gauge & pressu... Trouble codes: P1491 (VC cut / valve bypass valve fault).
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, CODE P0340 VIN: 3N1CB51D33
thanks to everybody that answered , i changed the timing chain, which was really stretched, and it runs mint. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor circuit bank 1).
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L control arm bushing VIN: 1G3GR62C4V
Ok, we managed to fix the existing control arm bushings. I ordered a set of bushings for a 97 Grandprix, and sent the control arms to our local machine shop. I asked him to make me a steel collar with an upperflange to press the bushings into, then press the a...
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2001 Saturn LW300 3.0L Exhaust VIN: 1G8JW84R51
When I was hoping a job couldn't get any worse...Turns out some of the valve seals floated on the valve stems. Not all of the seals were pushed down on the guide properly, therefore floated up. I didn't think it would be bad guides because it was using this ...
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2003 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L srs warning light VIN: JS2RA41S03
Thanks to all that replied. Good news is that the 2003 that we were working on light cleared after replacing the seat belts. I did go back and look at the 2005 that we haven't started yet and located the connector behind the driver's kick panel and did pull th...
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2002 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L radiator VIN: JTEHT05J32
Unfortunately this economy being what it is, the customer declined to put any money into it since the weather is now cool enough to ignore the problem. I believe and it was suggested by a few, that the radiator is partially clogged. We have since had a tundr...
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 4T1BE32K12
i replaced the accl. pedal assy. runs out good thahks mike
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1983 Volkswagen Rabbit 1.7L clutch push rod length
Turns out the clutch installed was either incorrect or mis-labeled. A different brand of clutch was compared to this one and the dimension difference was visible right away. Thanks for all the suggestions!
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Securtiy system VIN: WVWMA63B5X
come to find out I blew the fuse for that circuit. I thought that i had checked it before i sent the help. But I went back and rechecked the fuses due to no voltage at the switch and there it was. Replaced fuse and now is starting and working normal.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L oil pressure VIN: 3VWDD21C61
replaced oil pump with aftermarket pump... had 15 less #s than with old pump...installed oem pump problem solved thanks for all the helpful suggestions mark
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L "position light" light failure warning on.
well, this just proves the old saying that: "assumptions are the mother of all screw ups". i assumed that i had installed the correct lightbulbs in the vehicle. so it was indeed just a matter of a simple bulb replacement. when i installed the correct bulbs the...
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2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1MS39005
Thank you for all the information. Disconnect ecm and reset fuel trim fix the problem. Have a good day. Trouble codes: P0172 (bank 1 system too rich).
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2006 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L Key remote VIN: YV1SW61256
Thanks for all your replies I just got a bunch of volvos from auction that most needed keys so I think I have it figured out now. I was trying the keys before exiting out of the program and when it did not work I deleted the key before I exited out.I dont unde...
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