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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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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L clutch, awd. VIN: WAULD64B92
customer brought this rocket ship by he said it slips when you drive hard if tou drive it normal it feels fine. I drove it hard doesnot feel like its slipping in first. second gear around 3ooo rpm to 4000 rpm it slips it then feels like it catches. third gear ...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUAT74F15
This A6 will not start sometimes. Problem is getting worse. Sometimes the starter just starts working (maybe for 1 or 2 seconds) but will stop. Sometimes no line 50 signal at all. When I first receive car it has just code P3053 on memory. After trying to sta... Trouble codes: P3053 (starter activation term 50 short or open), P3054 (starter mechanical malfunction)
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1993 BMW 740i 4.0L rev in n at times VIN: WBAGD4321P
fluid shows signs of heat (brn). trans at times will back up in n. will try to trans brake at times when pulling foreward shift linkage has no play matches scanned & shift indicator. have not been able to find info on egs code 105.trans is a a5s 560z (5hp30) t...
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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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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L engine VIN: WBAGF6322S
Hello all.The vehicle came in for engine running rough but started every time.Checked over wiring found couple of wires below PCM corroded,i disconnected the PCM to gain access to the wires,after the repaired now the vehicle will not turn over,no click nothing...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Alarm VIN: WBAGF632XS
Todays Quagmire BMW Alarm system goes off whenever - Temp Chage or Rain seems to cause it - Draws Battery Dead Our good customer bought this car - Real Clean High Milage He only has the Valet KEY (the prior owner only had this key also) The goal is to disconne...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L recharging pump VIN: WBADM6346Y
Hello group, I have this 2000 BMW 528i that has a light on the dash. Its a triagle, exclamation point in the middle, with a counter clock wise circle around it. My info tells me this ia a problem with the traction control system. I'm using a Launch x-431 scan...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L rotors VIN: WBAET37442
while driving car left side brakes get hot , right side cooler. scan of abs codes with modis - 5d91 wheel speed sensor l/f , 5e24 pressure sensors. traction control does not appear to be activated . it appears the leftside brakes are staying engaged. problem g...
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1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1123568452
This thing will boil over at the coolant bottle when the temp get to about 210-220. Have tested the thermostate. And it was working normal. I left it out and retested it. Same thing. The impellor on the water pump are not rusted away. bypassed the heater core ...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W6T
car was brought to us from used car lot with missfire and running bad problem. they had put a used engine in it and could not get it to run right. new plugs,wires,cap,rotor. they had also replaced the injector spider assmy. the missfire seems to go from one ba... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1946Y
We are atempting to do the crank sensor relearn procedure on this vehicle and P1336 (CKP System Variation Not Learned)code is still present. Snap On MT2500 scanner is reading coolant temp at 80 degrees. Temp on gauge of truck works satisfactory. Went into the ... Trouble codes: P1336 (CKP System Variation Not Learned.), P0463 (Fuel Level Sens CKT signal high/low)
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G1WF55K92
Hey gang. Got a pretty simple question for you today (hopefully). Customer complaint is the car hesitates intermittently. He said the longer you drive it the worse it gets. I put the red brick to it and pulled a freeze frame code of P0102 "MAF sensor circuit -... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF sensor circuit - frequency low)
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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 Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JC52F05
vehicle does not start well acts like flooded if remove fuel pump relay while cranking it will start and stay running . idles o.k. if accelerate slowly will ruin ok, but if try to hit throttle any more than gradual it will bog down. fuel pressure only drops to...
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2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L front end VIN: 3GNDA13D47
vehicle has noise while driving in the front end.vehicle has rattling noise in front suspension,while driving replaced front struts and stabiler links and no change,ball joints appear to be fine and sway bar bushings appear to be fine.control arm bushings look...
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2000 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: KLAJB82Z8Y
car belongs to friend (used car dealer), says he checked vacuum, fuel pumpand everything he could think of. No codes runs great except going around corners, and about half throttle - nothing. Before that spot and after he says it couldn't run better. Just got ...
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L engine stays running after key removed VIN: 1B4GP25381
This is a strange one.This dodge caravan does not shut off with the key or removed.The van continues to run with the ignition switch connector removed.There are 2 modules that the wires go to the body control module and front control module.What keeps the van ...
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L Engine VIN: 1D7HG48Z63
Vehicle looses coolant with no external leakage and no bleed down on pressure test. No service bullitens from Chrysler found. Wondering if there any common failures from intake gaskets or cylinder heads. It will give a little puff of white smoke on startup col...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KS28C85
perform test for code 'po251 after every test procedure always say replace fuel pump neede a little help Trouble codes: P0251
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FBJS31L5V
Vehicle passes KOER test but sets CODE P1406 when driven on highway.Checked DPFE hoses,both connected & no kinks or blockages,both utbes on EGR tube are open and I get pressure on both w/engine running. If I open the egr valve I get vacume @ the downstream (in... Trouble codes: P1406 (dpfe upstream hose plugged disconnected)
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L hard start cold VIN: 2FTFX28L2V
VERY LONG AND NUMEROUS TRIES BEFORE IT WILL START COLD. STARTS OK WHEN WARM. TRIED OPENING THROTTLE SLIGHTLY ON START UP - NO CHANGE (INCASE IAC WAS STICKING). WHEN I GAVE IT A SHOT OF CARB CLEANER BEFORE CRANKING IT STARTED RIGHT AWAY. THE KOEO (WHEN COLD) FU...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSF31F6X
the 4x4 is switching is not working at ,there no codes in the computer
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L hard start VIN: 1FMZU73K22
Towed in as a no start. Plugs were original and soaked w/fuel. Replaced plugs and fuel filter and now the car will start if the throttle is held wide open. once it is started it runs ok but the long term fuel trim is at -25 on both banks. the short term stays ... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system rich bank 1), P0175 (fuel system rich bank 2)
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Driver Air Bag VIN: 1FTYR44U12
My personal shop vehicle had a flashing and steady warning light on dash. Flash code 46. I have never worked on air bags and know very little about them. I would appreciate any info or fix you can recomend for this. This is not a highway truck and spends it's ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21P65
First posting,don't work much on diesels. Customer just got back from a 4,000 mile trip. Truck died on way home twice. He said he sprayed it with starting fluid to make it run both times. It's got a k&m air filter on it, a remote control starter, and a perform... Trouble codes: P0266, P0341, P0478, P115A (low fuel level - forced limit power), P2614 (cmp signal output circuit open), U0105 (lost comm with fic module.)
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23161
Truck arrived to us after recently having all eight fuel injectors replaced by the local GM dealer. Further investigation indicated the injectors were replaced with customer-supplied 'rebuild' injectors. Upon our initial testing, technician isolated leakback i... Trouble codes: P0202 (Cylinder contribution 2), P0203 (as above 3), P0205 (as above 5), P0208 (as above 8), P1262 (v1800-), V1800 (testing and results)
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L no start VIN: 1GKDT13562
the abs light is on the brake light is on service 4 wheel drive light comes on and doesnt start all the time. has anyone seen this problem with ignition swiches that keep failing and is there a fix
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L vtc oil control valve VIN: JHLRD78833
Vehicle came in with an oil leak front of engine . We degreased engine and road tested and brought back in and it looked like the oil was dripping right off the end of the VTC valve in the timing cover( middle towards top ). So we replaced the valve and 2 week...
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2008 Honda Accord EX 2.4L rear brakes VIN: 1HGCP26878
to all honda tech out there we have a regular customer daughter car here with brake issue in rear the inboard pad is worn to metal the mileage 20000 on car is all highway everything is to be in proper working order need some insight on this mileage too low for...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Air Bag VIN: KM8SC73D03
Thanks all in advance. Vehicle was in slight front end damage, no bags deployed, vehicle was repaired and was about ready to go back to the customer when the "air Bag" light came in. Body shop brought it to me as i do their "other" work for them. It shows Air ...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L oil pressure VIN: KM8SC73D13
after replaced new uper and lower oil pan gaskets, the engine was makeing lifter noise on left head, right head is find , we opened the valve cover and there is not oil pumping on top of valves or cam, oil pressure is @ 90psi when tested by pressure tester,
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ58L5L
Greetings, This may be long, but I feel the more infomation the better. Jeep failed Loaded Emission Testing. The "Cruise" Readings shown above were at both 15 mph and 25 mph. Engine sounds good, no Exhaust leaks, Runs and Idles great..Plugged in my MT-2500 Sc...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L passenger blend door and recirculation VIN: IJ4GW68N3X
Customer complaint: When commanding heater passenger side blows cold and drivers side blows warm. In the shop we noticed the recirculation button doesn't seem to work either. We have replaced the Automatic temp control module and the passenger blend door actua...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Transmission/speedo VIN: 1G4GW48S74
CAr came to shop complaint is transmission goes into a limp mode after extended stop and go driving(6-7 hours). Code PO720 is stored and speedo jumps around alot. Performed dignosis on code could not duplicate. Replace Output shaft speed sensor with factory un...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL38K95
this vehicle has a intermittent(more than not). misfire for just a few (1-2) minutes when first started, then goes away and doesn't return until cold start again. customer has reolaced the coil , injector, and 4 plugs(champion, and correct application) we have... Trouble codes: P0400
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L wipers VIN: KNDJC73355
car came in last night wipers wont shut off (dealer car delivered 3 days ago)dealer tryed wiper switch and motor to no avail. alldata is not giving me any decent schematics or leads where to start. checked for body data - doesnt support it with solus or launch...
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2008 Lexus ES350 3.5L tpms VIN: JTHBJ46G48
I have a customer with 2 sets of wheels for this car. When they bought it,the Lexus dealer moved the tpms sensors from the stock wheels to the chrome wheels. Now winter is here and they want to put snow tires on the stock wheels. I bought 4 new sensors to put ...
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L cylinder VIN: 5LMRU27A6Y
Has anyone seen any pattern failures on these 5.4 engines jumping timing chain on 1 head or more likely a valve problem or something else? This vehicle came in running poorly, misfiring, check engine light on and has no power. When cranking it sounds uneven, c...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L telescopic column VIN: WDBCA35E7M
Help!! Any MB techs help would be appreciated. Had another shop replace evap core and since telescopic column will not work. Have checked all fuses and grounds and replaced seat memory module. Mitchell and Alldata wiring diagrams not much help. Cannot tell pro...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Misfire VIN: WDCAB72E2Y
This car had before problems with cyl 8 injector being shutted-off because misfiring code. Engine was disassembled and we found a bent rod on cyl 8. Obviusly a hydrolock happend sometime probably because a leaking injetor. Changed piston/rod and assembled en... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire damages twc), P0305 (misfire damages twc cyl 5), P0306 (misfire damages twc cyl 6), P0307 (misfires damages twc cyl 7)
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L srs VIN: WDBJF82J82
Mercedes Techs, What did we do? Performed sceduled maint "A", replace l/side tie rods and did a wheel alignment and then noticed the SRS warning lamp on. Scanned for codes and got B1059 - pssgr seat belt buckle, faulty codeing. Tried to cleared fault code but...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J73
We have followed all guided tests for this code. Our information suggests that a leak in the intake system is the most common cause. The partial load ventilation hose is usually the main cause. It has been replaced. We have also tried an new MAF sensor,air rec... Trouble codes: 201C0
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1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM653XX
this car came in from another shop. they replaced the fuel pump and harness because it was fried at the pump. still had a no start so they replaced the computer. it started right up and ran fine but on the test drive it started running bad and barely made it t...
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2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L rediness monitors VIN: 1MEHM55S31
this car first came to me for a check engine light. po306, replaced the ignition coil due to no spark. cleared codes and test drove. vehicle runs fine, but will not set rediness monitors for catalyst,evap,[...], and 02 heater. have driven almost two hundre... Trouble codes: P1000 (obd checks not complete)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA4MW51RO1
Heatates falls on its face. We need your help IATN family. This is going to be long but I donít want to leave something important out. We have a 2001 Montero that came in May 2007 with an overheat and the engine cranked with no compression. We removed the engi...
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1994 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Speedo VIN: JN1RZ24D3R
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
This car will idle fine when cold. When it warms up and is idling for any extended time, intermittently it will just start loosing idle speed and then die. We have accessed Mode 6 info and have a TID 02 CID 01 Fail and a TID 04 CID 02 Fail. Does anyone know wh... Trouble codes: P1320 (Primary ignition circuit)
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DL01D51
vehicle came in with idle problem, huning for idle and code P0505. Performed idle speed test and failed. idle speed did not go up with ac on. it goes up with cooling fans on . replced idle speed control valve and stable idle, and can make idle go up and down w...
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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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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L ign and fuel VIN: 162NE51N3P
trouble vehicle is 93 pont grand am .originally came two weeks ago for start but would crank. car was parked running condition, customers kids went to school came home two weeks later no start. towed in.checked for spark and injector pulse had none diagnosed i...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Park Brake VIN: 3G2JD12T8V
This Sunfire has a park brake that won't completely release. Rear cables are free, levers free in rear drums, when I pull the front cable back (under car) it releases and stays released. As soon as I pull park brake a couple times(to let self adjuster take up ...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4G2JB32T8V
Car came in with a intermittent no start and hesitation on take off but will clean up quickly and run fine, found old remote starter horribly spliced in and electrically taped up. Removed entire remote system and no start is repaired. Still have hesitaiton, ne...
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L passenger compartment VIN: 1G2JB124XW
customer has now returned and when the temperature drops near or below freezing point he must drive with the defroster on full blast or all windows fog up and he cannot see out. the trunk is dry now as well as the trunk to the touch. we find no water leaks, th...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GMDX03EX1
jerks in the morning until warm also has tach jumping while surging not like ign miss but as missing on all cyl same time
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L driver window VIN: 3VWSA81H6T
hay you v.w masters we have a vary good costemer that has a intermitten drivers window that stops working when the car is running all of a sudden it stops workin then when you shut the car off it works fine it done it for me once i pulled it into the shop and ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Radio VIN: 3VWDD21C1Y
A question for all the V DUB guys out there. After recent ECM replacement, cust. picks up car and comes right back saying her radio does not work now. Well we never thought to try it out, and right away figured we would see "SAFE" on the display and just have ...
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start VIN: YVIL56IN5Y
this one is nuts. car came in with broken timing belt and bent valves replace all bent valves and belt and plugs car started fine drove around fine service engine light was on code p1670 after we turned engine off car would not start. now if u unplug the cam s... Trouble codes: P1670
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Sun roof/map lamps VIN: YV1TS90D8Y
Hello all and thanks for taking the time to read this I have a 2000 Volvo in my shop customer complant was sun roof non op and map lights where not working as well no other problems so I checked all fuses and relay and all seems well took down the unit and tes...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS64A93
Volvo in a cold start situation floods itself. Has good spark, volvo plugs, fuel pressure good when happening. Will not clear itself with pedal to the floor. Unhook injectors and crank, car starts and then dies, hook up injectors and car runs well and stays ru...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L low power fails to r VIN: WAUZZZ4BZX
Thanx to all who helped, I was able to correctly recode ABS ECU with my solus & information from Robert [...]. I went round in circles with throttle adaptation, please add to this if you know otherwise but throttle adaptation is not necessary on this 2.5 tdi ... Trouble codes: 00550 (injection start control deviation from desired value intermittent).
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L washers VIN: WAUYP54B01
Replaced wiper switch on steering column, operate normally.
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L timing chain guide VIN: WBADD6328V
Thanks for the responses, we were able to replace broken guides on this BMW without pulling head by removing the timing cover. We also did not have to remove oil pan. The tricky part is setting the vanos - you have to get the bmw special tool. Beyond that a...
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L odometer and shift indicator VIN: 2G4WS52JX1
This car came in not being able to see the shift indicator or the odometer they would not light up. I had put in one from a salvage yard that the customer brought in. as most of you said it was that this other cluster was bad. Customer is a used car dealer and...
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2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB55K62
Thanks for all the (24) replies. There were a variety of suggestions including exhaust leaks, reflashing the computer, MAF problems, air leaks etc. Many of the replies mentioned that the O2 sensor(s) should be replaced when replacing the cat on these GM vehicl... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1995 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L ride control VIN: 1G6KF52Y9S
the aftermarket struts for the road sensing suspension came with coiled resistors.the one one the left side had burnt. it was to measure 2.1-2.8ohms. it measured 2.1 which was in spec. so sInCe i was only getting code SO13. WHICH IS FOR LEFT FRONT DAMPNER SOLE...
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1995 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L cooling fans stay on VIN: 1G6DW52P1S
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. WELL, IT TURNS OUT I COMPLETELY WAS CHASING MY TAIL. I ORIGNALLY HAD THE TECH 2 HOOK UP FOR AN ABS CODE AND THEN LOOKED INTO THE HEAT PROBLEM. AS IT TURNS OUT THE FANS STAYED ON BECAUSE OF THE TECH 2 BEING HOOKED UP. UNPLUG THE SCAN... Trouble codes: 43 (knock sensor circuit).
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Battery Draw VIN: 1G6KF5497W
Several of you mentioned pulling fuses to isolate the problem, that is how we got to the body computer. Behind the rear seat is a collection of modules and relays. If you disconnected the BCM all draw stopped. You could unhook several of the modules and rel...
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1968 Chevrolet corvette 427CID Wipers VIN: 194678S403
Thanks to everybody that replied to my post we have repaired this vehicle. I would especailly like to give thanks to the people who sent me diagrams and articles on this system, you know who you are. The wipers will not operate until the wiper door is fully o...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L clutch master/slave cylinder VIN: 1G1YY0785G
well, i'm done beating this dead horse. i've done the bleeding technique mentioned from the responces. still acting up. short of taking the entire thing out, submerging the entire assembly in brake fluid, and reassembling while submerged, i've tried everyth...
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1994 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L rear brakes VIN: 1GCGC24K7R
Didn't mention there were no leaks in brake system, although rear wheel cylinders did have a little seepage but not enough to even show fluid. Ended up installing GM shoes and new hardware. Resurfaced the drums and now rear brakes are ok. Thanks for all the go...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L head gasket VIN: 1GCCS1448S
Thanks for all of the rsponses. Everyone said to buy the truck, which I did. I ended up giving him $500. There was no coolant in the oil, oil psi was OK.. It did have compression in the cooling system, as suspected. Compression test was OK, one cylinder wasa l...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L MIL Lamp on, EGR low flow VIN: 2G1WW12M4V
Thanks for the advice to all replied. Sorry about the dyslexic 401-410 mistake but I did descibe the code correctly and entered it correct in the description area. Only clear probable cause after reading replies was egr port semi clogged. I scheduled the custo... Trouble codes: P0401, P0134.
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L prindle VIN: 1GCDM19W3Y
Sorry, I didn't get back sooner. Vehicle was on back burner, after further dianognss found prindle power wire to dash from fuse box in vehicle tapped into a strob light accessary which was used with a tap connector which cut through the wire and wasn't sending...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L steering wheel VIN: 3GNFK16ZX3
Well I asked the customer if the condition was there before the tires were replaced and he said no. He had kind of suspected the tires and mentioned he had other issues with the tires .He will be going back to to where he bought the tires for possible warrant...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Safety VIN: 1G1JF52F94
I install new door ajar switches & the car seems fine, customer pick it up 2 days ago & no complain
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LT 6.0L noise VIN: 1GCHK23U37
Thanks for all the help the problem was in rear planetary set of transmission. Changes in design causing problem with lube to rear planetary set of transmission. Thanks again. Fred [...]/Cortez Auto Repair.
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L caliper VIN: 2C8GT54LX1
we put pressure bleeder on in and found let on abs unit thanks for all responces
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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46X34
Sorry for the delay in closing this one, but it's been on the backburner with all the tire changeovers and the customer was in no hurry. It turns out it didn't need a pcm after all. The power wire to the coil was too weak to carry a full 12 volts. Ran a new wi...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L rear turn signal VIN: 2C4GP54L05
WHEN VAN RETURNED WE FINALLY HAD IT NOT WORKING.WHEN WE WENT TO CHECK THE INDICATORS WERE NOT WORKING AT ALL.WITH THAT BIT OF INFO WE CHECKED AND LED US TO COMBINATION SWITCH. THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR TIME,WE ALL NEED CORRECT INFO TO BE ABLE TO FIX THESE PROBLEM...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B7KB31Y6Y
this vehicle is still a work in progress , will keep every one posted . thanks Trouble codes: P1388.
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L Evaporator VIN: 1B4GP25R22
We finally got this back to finish. We recovered the refrigerant and removed the windy plastic insert. We did NOT replace the expansion valve. Recharged the van, and there was still some noise from the evaporator, but it was not very audible. Not enough really...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MX46L56
yahoo i think we got a handle on this thing. first off i forgot to list the fuel pressure of the lift pump it is running at 8.5psi at idle and under full load it runs at 4psi. so under fueling was not the issue although i did change the fuel filter for grins f... Trouble codes: P0203 (cyl 3 inj /open), P2146 (group 1 inj failure /open).
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1989 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FABP9594K
This vehicle is fixed...and many thanks to all you techs who helped me. Much appreciated. To begin with, those two EEC relays the dealership supplied were wrong. Apparently, this year Escort (and might cover other years, too. Not sure), this vehicle came equi...
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L spark & fuel VIN: 1FALP5247S
First i want to thank all three guys who replyed. We tryed installing the old controller back on the car, but it did the same thing the new one did. We checked for grounds very throughly and found them tight and in place. we narrowed it down to the ECM. At thi...
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1996 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMCU24X9T
hi guys thank you for all your help. Found #1 sark plug wire open and dirty MAF sensor. Cleaned it and truck is fine now. Again thank you to all that replied Trouble codes: P0303.
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F61
Many thanks to all who replied. Charles [...] were exactly correct and gave exact details on the plugged up screen in the tank. The large strainer on the bottom is clear but you must dissassemble the plastic ho... Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector control pressure higher - lower than expected), P0732 (incorrect gear ratio 2).
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L power windows, radio, switched dome light VIN: 1FDAX57F42
I'M GOING WITH THE BCM/FUSE PANEL... WE HAD REPLACED THE WINDSHIELD TWICE IN THE 145000 MILES WE'VE HAD THIS RIG... ALSO A FEW E-BRAKE CLUSTERS AND I HAVEN'T NOTICED MOISTURE IN THAT AREA BUT THE WAY THIS IS ACTING ITS GOT TO BE A BCM... WE'LL SEE, WHEN THIS D...
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73K64
well first i would like to thank ralph,david,wendell and thomas got kit from ford and tools from otc looks pretty straight forward will start on stat am comes with info in kit will update later thanks again for info
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1995 GMC jimmy 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GST145698
HAD A FEW REPLTS ABOUT FUEL PUMP BEING THE PROBLEM , BUT I HAD 5 REPLYS ABOUT THE WIRE HARNESS AT THE BACK OF THE MOTOR AND BINGO THERE IT WAS , ALL IS WELL THANKS TO ALLL , YOU ARE ALLL GREAT KEVIN [...]
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1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14MXW
Don from CA put me on the right track on this one.We disconnected the cam sensor and handed the truck back to the customer.A week passed and no trouble so we changed out the sensor.Its been another week and he called to report all is well.The one thing that I ...
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1998 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GTFG25W2W
Cat. converter was the problem, not glazed over as I suspected but is was busted up and plugging itself. Special thanks to Tim for the long reply that helped diagnose the problem.
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L engine VIN: 5J6YH28663
Thanks to all who replied. The problem ended up being carbon on the pistons. Thanks to Victor from Trinidad and Tobago who triggered my mind and ended up with the fix. I soaked the pistons with top engine cleaner overnight and cleaned it all out. I'm sure the ...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25H15
customer finally braoght vehicle back 4 diagnostic, the pressure sensor was faulty. thank you to all those gave their advice Trouble codes: P0455.
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJNX2748S
flush the transmission clean the transmission module connections,clean all gounds, drove the car & seems fine , I waited a week & i called the customer & he said its working like a champ
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1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L long crank when cold VIN: 1JHFY29S6P
Well thank you for all the help, the customer declined installing a new pcm on the Jeep, he did not belive me when we explained what we did and why the pcm needed to be replaced, mabye he knows more than me, but thanks to everyone who took the time from a busy...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT68S4V
Thank to Everyone and there ideas. Went back to the computer to check powers and grounds. Checked for coil signal grounding at computer. Had signal there and started tracing back to coil. Finally found the wire was rubbed into where the wiring harness was layi... Trouble codes: P0700.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GL58K62
Thanks to all, finally after about six times of cleaning the injectors and replacing the gas with quality gas the idle smoothed out. Thanks again to all that replied!!!
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
WE HAVE CALLED CUSTOMER TO VERIFY THE LIGHT DID NOT COME BACK ON AND IT HAS NOT. FOR WHAT EVER REASON THE REAR O2 SENSOR REPLACEMENT HAS STOP THE LIGHT FROM COMING ON, WHY IT HAS A STUCK VALUE AT .75V IS NOT KNOWN BUT THE CODE THAT WAS IN THERE WAS FOR THE REA... Trouble codes: P0146.
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L brake hydraulics
Thanks to my single respondent. I will look into getting a power bleeder. Since, I did not have a power bleeder I used a Vacu-Tech and sucked out the air starting in RR,LR,RF and LF re-filling the master along the way until all I had was good clean fluid with...
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