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1989 Acura Legend 2.7L pwr window VIN: JH4KA3240K
Driver's pwr. window [motor ?] eating window regulators ? Three window regulators later, plus factory issue reinforcement sheet-metal, and some added welding [for additional support] the pwr. window motor is still trying to break the new regulator ? I suspect ...
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1994 BMW 318i 1.8L shift, engagement VIN: WBACA632XR
Customer complains of slipping trans. After 2 mile drive trans feels disengaged. RPM's flair ,no pull. Slow to a crawl and i feel the trans engage. Throttle causes a buck, jerking feel and it disengages. Let engine idle and trans engages. Stop, turn off key, l...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBADT63491
Hey Gang, We had this car towed in for a "No Start" diagnostic. No codes in the ECM, spark was good and plenty of fuel pressure. The spark plugs were awful (fouled, worn out and soaking wet). After installing a new set of plugs I managed to get the car starte...
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1995 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L cooling fans stay on VIN: 1G6DW52P1S
customer complaint heat not hot. found cooling fans run any time engine is running. fans are being commaned on through pcm. i can turn the fans off for about five seconds through the tech 2 witch tells me no relays are sticking & wiring is ok. there is no a/c ... Trouble codes: 43 (knock sensor circuit)
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1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L heat VIN: 1G6KS52YXT
Hey guys, this cadillac temp will change on the pass. side, but the drivers side will not get any heat. Any help will be appreciated, Kenny [...]
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2001 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R11
once communication was restore with the trans. module after replacing the ebtcm once the car is started and running, all be it poorly the transmission mil light comes on and the computer stores a p1700. Trouble codes: P0101 (maf circuit low), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cyl 1), P0302 (misfire cyl 2), P0303 (misfire cyl3), P0304 (misfire cyl 4)
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L clutch master/slave cylinder VIN: 1G1YY0785G
been having a problem with this c4 corvette. if you push the clutch pedal slowly, the pedal goes to the floor without restance, and the clutch master cylinder fills up. push the pedal normally, and it works properly. replaced clutch master cylinder twice with ...
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1994 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L rear brakes VIN: 1GCGC24K7R
Truck is in for rear brakes locking up. On initial application rear brakes lock up hard. Truck does have RWAL brakes but they lock at lower than 10 mph. Have inspected shoes and drums, both appear ok. Drums not oversize and owner has only had truck for 3 years...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
car came to us with miss at idle we throughed everything we could think of in it. we got acdelco cap and rotor, ac plugs, ran compression check 150 lbs each cyl. runs great off idle, with scanner hooked up watching data all looks good. after changing spider th... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L airbag VIN: 2GCEK19T51
We also run a body shop. This truck was wrecked, blew both a/bags. We put in new bags,new sensors, new sdm. Code b1001 says new SDM must relearn vehicle info. Cannot use latest Snap on scanner as software not yet available even though i have the 8.4 version. G...
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2002 Chevrolet pop 1.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3G1SF21342
Hi, This car came to my shop and it has a problem of fuel delivery I think so, The engine stalls when is cold and when I depress the acelerator pedal under load it has hesitation, and sometimes it cuts out, I replaced the fuel pump and checked the map sensor a...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L engine VIN: 1GCHK29U13
customer drove vehicle to lunch, restarted no oil pressure. towed to us. we have confirmed no oil pressure with mechanical gauge, changed oil & filter, no pressure, blew back thru both oil filter passages-ok. removed pan, checked oil pick up o-ring-ok. check o...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S23
this car came from two other shops and i cannot duplicat problem for the code p1280 that they found and the loss of power light. it has happend twice in two weeks to the owner while driving at about thirty mph and agian at stop sign. i have searched iatn and c... Trouble codes: P1280 (accelerator pedel position circuit-sensor 2)
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L multi VIN: 2G1WF52EX3
customer has had car at 3 places & i have a magic wand to fix this gem. here are the complaints. cooling fans stay on,a/c stops working,air bag light on,raidio locks up,battery drain.all are intermitant please help...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L ac VIN: 1GNEC13Z83
Hey Guys, We replaced the headliner in this truck yesterday, customer was here this morning saying AC is inop. and worked it before. Manual front and rear air on this beast. Front air blows out defrost vents only no matter what mode the switch is in, AC compre...
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3GNEK12T35
This truck is requiring a dechoke (WOT) to start cold (37-40 deg F) This is also not the only one we have this week 3 others an 05, and a 06 with same code or p0106b MAP code. The local dealer is claiming it is a fuel isue (no other brands have shown up with f... Trouble codes: P101, P300
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
this car has been here a while...came in originally for a stalling issue. fuel pressure was the issue so we put a pump in it. suggested maintenance was performed, plugs wires cap and rotors, new v/c gaskets due to leakage into plug wells. problem solved...for ...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L timing chain tensioner VIN: 2C3HD46R7X
After installing the new tensioner and extending the spring loaded plunger, when starting engine it is quiet for an instant then rattles and makes noise. We found that there is no oil in the tensioner assembly and plunger collapsed when started. I suspect the ...
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L cooling system VIN: 2C3HD36J1Y
8 months ago i put in a thermostat and all was good for 6 months 1 month ago put in a fan assm and was good for just for the month now is overheating and its weird! ive been reading posts on this car and its sounds like the left headgasket clogged cause the ri...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H6Y
this vehicle was towed in with a no start condition - checked & found no spark - fuel pump operates - asd relay energizes in the start mode & relay is good - hooked up otc genesys scanner - no fault codes - datastream information as follows - dis signal reads ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HC13Z21
Thamks for your help. This truck came into the shop a couple of weeks ago with high idle speed at times. Idle would be 1500-1800 in park, 1000 in gear. Found open spot in TPS and changed it, problem seemd fixed. Came back 2 days later with same problem. Found ...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L steering rack VIN: 2B4GP74L82
stumped, this vehicle has a vibration that you can feel at low speeds or stoped at idle when turning. followed instructions in tsb replacing return line with longer one. refiled system with mopar+4atf vacume blead system with no luck. checked pump output press...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MX46L56
i have a good one for everybody. truck came in for long crank time and engine miss when warm also had codes for #3cyl.fault. so we know the failure rate on the injectors. i yanked all 6 and had them tested at our local pump shop as expected all 6 were bad so w... Trouble codes: P0203 (cyl 3 inj /open), P2146 (group 1 inj failure /open)
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1FTEF14Y2P
I have a 93 Ford F150 with the 4.9L inline six. Customer came in approx a month ago and said the serpentine belt keeps shifting rearward on the pulleys and causing a "popping" noise. The belt gets misaligned on the power steering pump pulley. I noticed there w...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L D & 2 Ranges VIN: NAJU3VP227
Hi group. This Explorer came to our workshop with shut off engine when D or 2 ranges are seleted; but in reverse and 1 ranges works fine. Pressure test good, no codes. I interchange the control valve body, nothing; I interchange the TR sensor, nothing; I inter...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F61
This is dads truck..starts fine always, runs perfect most of the time..once or twice a day especially under heavy accel the truck will begin slowing down then starts to miss will continue to miss until you let up on the accel and coast for a moment then you ca... Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector control pressure higher - lower than expected), P0732 (incorrect gear ratio 2)
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Lighting VIN: 1FMRU17L8A
this one is a good one... the vehicle came in with the interior lights and running board lights on all the time. codes b1313, b1314, b1315 were in the gems memory. i used the NGS to diagnos the problem. per fords trouble tree it concluded that i replace the GE...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73K64
hello guys this ford was brought to us by carmax to replace timing chains they said it had noise we did not here it run already tore down by them some what how much slack should be in rear chain and how do u get it out nothing on alldata or mitchell thanks for...
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2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S74
Ok ford techs here is one for ya. Ford Taurus misfires under a load. You rev engine not loaded its fine, once you load the engine multiple misfires come and go. once this happens it sets p0355 ignition coil E primary/secondary circuit malfunction. replaced the... Trouble codes: P0355 (testing and results)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRF14564
We have a new fuel pump installed.Vehicle was towed in for no start.It would start after hitting the fuel tank but would not rev up and pump was verry noisy.After installing new pump truck would not start.Checked per alldata and the pump was not grounding.when...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14525
ok well i had the truck come in with a check engine light on. i pulled the codes of p0301 and p0308. so i cleared the codes and drove the truck and found while driving, close to the end of the test drive. i went to floor it and the revs kicked up but the truck... Trouble codes: P0301, P0308, P0303
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX12W65
Hello all, I've got this Ford here, and am having issues finding the solution-which is why I'm posting... Once the vehicle is hot, the idle quality is rough, and seems to be lower than one would expect (630-660rpms).I've been told by Ford the idle speed sho...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDNS24L66
this engine has a consistant rattle or slight lifter noise on right bank above 1,000 rpm's - oil pressure checks good, removed valve cover and found excessive slack in timing chain - replaced timing chain guides and tensioner's - noise is still there, there ar...
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2003 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK13V33
veh. was towed in message on dash was reduce engine power ran codes and no signal from pedal replaced and still no change. engine idles but no throtlle reponse. Trouble codes: P1125
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1991 Honda Civic 1.5L Brake backing plates VIN: 2HGED6532M
Hello All - this is just a parts problem, but it will be a shame if there's no solution. A local firefighter bought this older Civic as a gas-mileage play, and the car is in pretty good shape except for one thing - the backing plates on the rear drum brakes ar...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No communication VIN: 1HGEJ8147X
Car came in on the hook as a no start. Engine was flooded and had little compression. I dried out the plugs, put a little oil in the cylinders, and started the car. It runs good, but still seems to start hard. I hooked up the modis to check the data and couldn...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJF35FOY
towed in no start, car started first try and for next 3 days. had a cranksensor code in history. r+r cranksensor due to code and many hits on iatn for no starts. week later got a call for the tow, check spark and injector pules befor the driver hooked up. no s...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L shifts erratic, code p0711 VIN: KMHDN45001
code p0711 was in history, customer states that when check engine light is on trans shift very erratic. could not duplicate complaint but tested sensor with ohm meter and was way out of spec. replaced sensor and replaced fluid with sp-iii fluid. test drove and...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge VIN: KMHDN46DX5
Customer said after driving for 20 miles this vehicle will suge at highway speed & idle. Check and found P0011 camshaft position over advanced. Did not have cvvt solenoid activation test on scanner so we applied power & ground to solenoid expecting to see a di... Trouble codes: P0011 (Camshaft position timing over-advanced)
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX2041X
Are the front sensors on this car wide band sensors? I'm getting 3.8v on the signal wires for both front sensors but they are 4 wire sensors. Alldata gives a spec of 3.5v. I called th Jaguar dealer but couldn't get an answer. the odd thing is that it can take ... Trouble codes: P1647
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58Y6V
Car will not start, except when we spray carb. cleaner into the t.body. We checked current to the fuel pump with the key on. NO CURRENT. We feed current to the fuel pump and we can hear the fuel pump working. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW68SCX
This Jeep has an intermitant drivability problems. It doesn't happen very often, but is very frustrating for both the young women driver and us as the repair shop. 1) sometimes it cranks a long time before it starts 2) sometimes it will die while driving, som...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater VIN: 1J4GW58N71
Fellow techs I am stumped. This vehicle has very little heat. I had a code 15 ( driver blend door not responding). I replaced the actuator and the door is now working. This vehicle was in about 3 months ago for a leaking evaporator. We replaced the evaporator ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48S44
I Work mostly on older ford mustangs and some newer ones, But this is my brothers jeep and it seems to shudder as soon as its put in gear it is intermintent and I have cleared the codes twice and the P0203 cod keeps coming back. I am stumped and could please u... Trouble codes: P0203 (Inj 3 Fires improp)
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L alternator VIN: KNADC12311
Let me say thanks ahead of time for ANY ideas you may have.The customer dropped it off because it is burning out alternators weekly. I installed one from a better supplier. We have found that if you load the alternator it is fine under all loads @14.3v, except...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L no heat VIN: JT6GF10V7Y
Hi Thanx in advance this RX300 when we unplug the battery the heater will work and heat will come out of the vents but if we take the car out and drive it the heater will not put out heat I see alot about servos and the control display need to know what to loo...
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L temperature VIN: 1LNLM83W1V
Have problem with controller head and temp output car came in no blower operation and tapping noise from hvac case, cust took to another shop they replaced blower motor controller and pigtail and eatc control head. i repaired their botched harness repair and g...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L shifter VIN: 51MFU27R43
I have a Lincoln Navigator here that is stuck in park. Checked brake lights, lights come on when depress brake pedal but will not come outof park. Took top PRNDL off to look inside cannot see any movement or hear anything when depress brake pedal. Not familiar...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Ign Lock & Key VIN: WDBCB25D7H
I need some Mercedes-Benz gurus to give me the skinny on replacing the lock cylinder. Mitchell gives you the information for the lock cylinder housing replacement, but I just want to replace the Ignition lock & key. Checking previous posts for other Mercedes i...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDBHA28E5S
having problems finding a repair chart on code p1444 Trouble codes: P1444
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L Wiper functions VIN: WDBRF92H16
Dont think there is any thing we did, I just thought I'd mention we just serviced the vehicle, but noticed during the inspection the wipers are not functioning at all, they will not operate on any speed or the wash function, no wiring diagams availible on iden...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L brake hydraulics
Hello All. First, sorry for the lack of vin but I am at home and posting this. I was wondering if anyone has had success conventionally bleeding a Mini Coopers hydraulic brake system. We did the above work, bled out the system (multiple times) RR,LR,RF & LF t...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire VIN: JN8DR09Y41
hi everyone have a good one here, came to me from a shop up the street , has no power when you step on it as if it is starving for fuel, idles great, starts right up every time, so i did fuel pressure test and checks good, has new fuel filter, no vac.leaks, bu... Trouble codes: P1110 (cvt sensor), P1135 (cvt sensor), P0160 (lean o2 1), P0140
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: 1N4AL11D62
Had this 2002 Nissan Altima 2.5 in and found code P0335 in it for crank position sensor. Found TSB ( or Recall) for this problem. Called local dealer and said this was the problem. Waited all day for this sensor and finally got it and installed it and same con... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor Circuit Problem)
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1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G3AJ51N3K
Engine will start and runs fine then will just quit and not refire properly . When attempting to restart it will misfire , like it's mixing up cylinders , at the time it does this the scanner can read a rpm signal way high over 10,000rpm . Both the 3x & 1x sig... Trouble codes: 42 (Electronic Spark Timing)
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1G3HY52KXS
having a problem with this cruise system, vehicle came in with codes p1561 vent solenoid,p1562 vac solenoid, p1565 position sensor,after testing all system sensors as well as load testing all wiring could not find anything out of spec, after clearing codes cru...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GHDT13W5Y
I have a Bravada that is intermittently engaging the 4 wheel drive at slow speeds when going staight or turning. I have checked the archives to no avail. The transfer case has already been replaced and it has the proper fluid in it. It has been passed off to m...
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1974 Other European silvershadow 6.8L Mechanical
Hi, I have a problem with the rear brakes not releasing hydralic pressure.After driving a short distances this will happen when i open the bleeder on ether rear wheel pressure on both wheels is released.Not sure were to even start! any help would be greatly ap...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L Cooling fans VIN: 1P4GP44G3X
Seems like a simple repair. But I can not locate the cooling fan relay on this van. Shop manual said it is located in the power dist center under hood. The 40 amp fuse is the only thing labled for the cooling fans and it is good. Tested all relays in the cente...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2997X
bank 2 sensor 2 is not generating normal signal.voltage is .44v other sensors works ok.dealer install new ecm i have put new sensor nothing change. Trouble codes: P1115 (heating curent too low), P1119 (heating curent too low)
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1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L hard shifting VIN: 1G6KS52YXS
first of all thanks everybody for the inputs. we explained to the customer this code 0086 caused by different output gear ratio ; customer decided to drive as it is. Now things are square: we all have the facts & the customer the choice.
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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Stall VIN: 1GCCS14B1F
ALL REPLIES INDICATED MOST LIKELY A PROBLEM WITH THE CARBURETOR FLOAT, BROKEN BAFFLES IN THE TANK, OR EVEN A FAULTY DISTRIBUTOR. ULTIMATELY WE DID HAVE AN ISSUE WITH THE CARBURETOR GETTING TOO MUCH FUEL PRESSURE. WE FOUND THIS ENGINE HAD BEEN CHANGED AND MUS...
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1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 2.8L rear brake VIN: 1GKCT18R8J
Thanks for all the replies I was surprised by all the help, I appreciate it. No we did not solve the problem. We took it to inspection on our own and it failed again no rear brakes working at all. Spoke to the manager and he let me go through another lane stil...
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L idler arm VIN: 1GCDK14K1L
Thanks for all the help, allot of you hit it on the head, we found that the customer had lifted the front to match the rear height (2 1/2"). the front tie rods were at approx 30 degrees angle when truck was on the ground, causing front steering suspension to b...
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1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDC14K3N
OK FOLKS, HERES THE DEAL. THANKS TO DALE,CHET,BOB,JOHN,&TOMMY.WE TRIED A KNOWN GOOD DIST.WITH NO RESULTS.BUT PAUL FROM N.DAK.&JASON WERE ON THE RIGHT PATH.WHEN WE CHECKED FUEL PRESSURE THE GUAGE WOULD READ 13 TO 15 PSI.GOOD HUH?BUT THE ENGINE WOULD NOT IDLE & ...
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1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDX06E3V
Hello To all and to the people of this wonderful place. First I want to start and thank all the guys that send me information and took the time to read and participate. AS to the fix of my problem was time comsumer ... I kept on it till it cut looking at each... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L no rear heat VIN: 3GNFK16Z34
Thanks everyone, Andrew was right with the actuator, but Todd [...] explained it best. We did more testing and found the positioning sensor in the actuator was turning on the A/C. We replaced the actuator and WA LA! Thanks very much for the help. This iATN web...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Pads and rotors VIN: 1G1JC52F44
Thanks for all of the help. I replaced the master cylinder and have not heard from the customer in a couple of weeks.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S05
replace the cam shaft accumulator The accumulator was out of acceptable range therefore we replaced and fixed drivability problem. Trouble codes: P0014, P0017.
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1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1C3XY66R5M
hey all, thanks for the help...but still no solution. cam readings are good, crank is good, map is good, temp sensor is good, no cat. to plug up, spark plugs firing, injectors firing, all tested at computor harness. fuel pressure is good. nothing obvious...mig...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Battery VIN: 3C8FY68B22
THANK YOU to everyone that replied to this, In fact there is a PCM flash cure for this problem. I never did find the actual TSB in MOD or AllData, but I called a buddy at a local dealer & he knew all about it. SO armed with this information I notified the cu...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Y1T
HEY GUYS THE 1996 DODGE PU WITH THE CODE 1391 AND RUNNING VERY ROUGH AND STALLING WAS FIXED BY REPLACING THE ALTERNATOR. IT WAS STILL CHARGING FINE BUT HAD SOME KIND OF SHORT INSIDE. WAS MAKING THE SCANNER GO NUTS. IT FINALLY QUIT CHARGING AND I SENT IT TO THE... Trouble codes: 1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp).
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L park VIN: 1FTEX14H4R
I phoned customer this morning, he tells me its fixed, someone with better eyes rechecked the fuses, changed the wrong one. There where some nice tips on how to get it out of park from the replies. I will save them in my memory bank, thats if I dont go senile ...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Temp guage = cold VIN: 1FMZU35P7W
Hello and thanks for all the replies. The fix was 2 fold- I replaced the t-stat-- coolant guage still did not work-- I decided to change out the Standard Sender I put in with a Motorcraft sender and - TA DAH-- it now works.. BTW Standard parts are absolutely ... Trouble codes: P0125 (Insuff. ECT for closed loop).
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Headlamps VIN: 1FAFP34P9Y
I did eventually have intermittent high resistance in the ground circuitry. After cleaning & tightening appropriate grounds I allowed the headlights to stay on an additional hour to retest again since the headlights always continued to work for me. There was i...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Fuel Guage VIN: 3GKFK16T81
Thanks for all of the replies. It ended up being a deformed fuel tank (plastic). The tank was deformed badly enough on the top where the fuel module sits that it wouldn't allow the fuel pump module to fully compress into the tank. We replaced the fuel tank and...
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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMCA5631J
As per usual, the power of iATN rules! Steven from Missouri, and Curtis from NC were correct. Replacing the ignition coil with an OEM part from Honda DID fix this vehicle! I'll attribute the coil failure as a direct result of the ignitor failing, and charge t...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1650X
Installed oe Honda convertor and everything is good, will not use anything but oe on these again. Thank you all for your responses.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A21
Well, this one is fixed and sent down the road. Thanks to all that replied to my help request. All thoughts were very helpful. We cleaned and relocated the bell housing ground as suggested by Joseph, Timothy, Theo, Kevin, and John. However, Theo and John w...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L engine pings VIN: JNKDA31A82
Taking a calculated stab at this, I replaced the knock sensor. The problem is 99% cured. The pinging went way almost entirely... nothing a turning on the radio or A/C can't cure. I think that's the best it's going to get. While looking under the hood, I not...
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L 4 wheel dr VIN: 4S2DM58W33
Thanks to all who helped. The vehicle finally came back and with your help I was able to fix the problem. The module was bad.
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L bad computer
thank you for all of your help on the computer and i will have it back on the road soon thanks to all of the help i recived the jeep is not worth a new computer of 350 $ oh yea the computer got zaped by son who jacked the batt. out of it so thank you again
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L no right control climate VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
thanks for all the help I found the beld doors were broken the customer decided to skip the recurc door but now the heat works great thanks for all the sugestions we search all the tsb and there were none hope this helps some one else not replace the head unes...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: KNADC12524
thanks for the many replies. several good heads are better than one..this kia is done. the timeing belt had a few teeth missing and had jumped only two teeth, however,enough to cause grief. replace cam sensor, which possibly by coincidence, was bad. checked ... Trouble codes: P00, 340 (cam pos sensor circuit malfunction).
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G23
I WANT TO THANK ALL THE PEOPLE THAT TOOK THE TIME TO SEND THEIR IDEAS ON THE PROBLEM I WAS HAVING. SOME SAID TO SMOKE TEST, SOME SAID TO REMOVE THE INJECTORS FOR ULTRSONIC CLEANING, BASICLY ALL THE THINGS WE HAD DONE. THIS VEHICLE IS OWNED BY MY EMPLOYEE & HE ... Trouble codes: P0171 (exhaust lean bank 1).
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 1N4AL11D33
Thank you for the help. The fix was the F30 main connector terminals were to wide and not making good contact. Replace all terminals in the connector and that fixed the issue. Car drives like new now.
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNF52E14M
Thanks for all the replies on this one. It did turn out to be a rather small leak where the plastic meets the metal. Took a bit of pressure with grease all around the seam, and hit it with Ait, and a bubble popped up. Of course this one had all the usual pr... Trouble codes: P0442 (EVAP Leak small).
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L abs VIN: 1G2HZ54112
Thanks to all who took the time to respond. The problem ending up being the yaw sensor-the bracket it was mounted to was bent up slightly-I made sure the bracket was horizontal to the trunk floor and drove several times, no problem detected. I did not need t...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NG52E33
Long story short a few things were going on here. Though we tried running the car on clean fuel in the rail before by using our injector cleaner tool we could not get the car to run. However after trying this again and using propane to make car run for a while... Trouble codes: P0131.
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L runs fine VIN: 9BWBS21J51
Sorry i dont have a definate fix for this one.The customer refused to let us do any more repairs. Thanks to everyone who took the time to send us a note. The ground problem was probably the issue but Ill never find out. Trouble codes: P0420, P1364.
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