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1996 Audi A4 2.8L temp gauge VIN: WAUEA88D8T
Hi Guys & Gals, this one is odd. Customer came in complaining of check eng light on, lo heat thru vents, lower than norm. temp gauge reading, and eng. oil temp lower than normal. simple, right? Not today!!Had an eng. code of p0116, "e.c.t. circuit range/perfo...
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1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Stall VIN: 3G4AH54N1N
New customer- Complaint, engine stalling while driving on freeway, engine would restart but die out again when he tried to go. Able to limp home and brought to our shop following Monday. Test drive engine ran good. No fault codes stored, Ignition components lo...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4HP52K3V
Hi, hope someone can help me with this one. The car came with over heating and empty cooling system. We filled in water and we found them in the exhaust after that we replaced the inlet manifold and we fiiled in water and they continue go to the exhaust. we re...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2L no engagements in forward VIN: 1G6DM57794
We have to rebuild this unit and we found the forward clutches gone. Is there anyone that have ran over the same problem that could give us an idea about what to look for before we start rebuilding it? thank you in advance
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1994 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L Compressor VIN: 1GNGC26NXR
Veh. came to us with a locked up comp. Replaced comp, accum., and o-tube. Flushed cond and evap. Added oil as needed based on specs in Mitchell. Charged system and started veh. High side shot to 450#. Recovered charge and inspected o-tube. Found powdery substa...
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1995 Chevrolet G10 Beauville 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDG15Z8S
This one is making me get some vaseline cause it is starting to hurt.. !! This van originally came in to our shop because it had really bad hesitation and popping through intake. customer had already put an air filter and some fuel system cleaner because it wa...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Power Streering VIN: 2GCFK29S2S
Customer repaced P/S pump due to no power assist. We replaced P/S gearbox, and Hydroboost, no difference. We replaced P/S pump with reman Acdelco P/S pump(twice).Tested P/S pressure at idle- 350psi, dead head pump-1300psi.Replaced P/S pressure hose from pump t...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L battery VIN: 1GNFK16R6T
Hey guys first time asking for help. Have 1996 surburban that is killing battery after about 2weeks or more. performed both amperage and voltage draw on this vehicle.all memory ckts power down properly but do have a 7.5volt draw on battery fuse # 19 going to r...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L dead battery VIN: 2GCEK19R4V
Hello, to all this truck has a 2 amp draw on fuse #7 (engine fuse box) MOD shows it feeds the dash fuse panel fuses 1,2,7,13,19,21, and acy. circut breaker, pulling all of these does not make my draw go away.. truck has no aftermarket asy. installed at all.. ...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Turn signals &brake lights VIN: 1GCCS14X8V
This truck has some minor front end damage on the right side from a recent deer hit and the customer states that after the accident the lights no longer worked properly. Now the turn signals and flashers don't work and both turn indicators on the dash light up...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 4.3L no heat VIN: 1GCCS14XZW
Need help guys I have replaced every part that is related to aquiring heat to the passenger compartment all doors are operational Air flow is high to all exit points. I have hot going into heater core about 20 degrees lower coming out. water flow going into he...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1NE52M1W
Hi everyone This 98 chevy Malibu has a problem when you first start up vehicle. (cold) and when it sits for a few hours or so. When I crank the engine the motor will not run right away.(long crank condition) Sometimes it will catch and the rpm will vary. While... Trouble codes: P0172
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Drive Train VIN: 1GLGK29UOY
Customer complant intermitten truck feels like your running over rumble strips I drove the truck and it does just like your coming to stop sign rumble strip. When it acts up its under acceleration between 60 $ 70 miles an hour.
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GNEC13T41
Customer complained that for a while in the morning she had a “crank, no start" condition. Then, yesterday morning, the vehicle wouldn’t even crank. She got home that afternoon and tried again, it started. She drove directly to us. It started for us to run int...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L on/off VIN: 2G1WF52E22
car came in with no fan/blower motor working,it has 5 settings -as we go thru them the cruise control light flashes on and off, but no fan , if we take fuse out of the cruise control circuit the fan works fine on all speeds , thanks to all for any input you ha...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fuel gauge speedometer temp gauge VIN: 1G1JC12452
This customer came to my garage after a battery change the car run great everything works at the exeption of the fuel gauge the temp gauge and the speedometer and all the warning light drived by the pcm bcm ebcm .The flasher light indicator are ok the the ses ...
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2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L drive shaft VIN: 1GCDT13W92
this s10's drive shaft is hitting the bottom of the cab right were the front yoke is. no problems for 100k then this. under light accel it would do it. replaced all motor, trans mounts. no difference. there is not enough room between the shaft and bottom of ca...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNDD13Z43
This vehicle came in with a check engine light on. Scanned, found PO495, cleared code and released vehicle to regular customer. Returned next day, followed diagnostic procedures we replace cooling fan relay. Released vehicle again, returned again one week late...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L service 4wd light VIN: 3GNEK13T73
The C0306 code continues to reset intermintently. It does not reset on every key cycle. We replaced the ATC module and had it programmed at the local dealer, because of a 2.2 volt output to the encoder. The problem didn't change. We put in a new encoder and th...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.3L abs pump VIN: 2C4GP74L23
customer brought vehicle in for intermident ABS light. We scanned and came up with code 20 pump circuit failure. Since mileage is so low consulted dealership for possible warranty info to no avail. Proceded to check connectors and power supplies. Since no prev...
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1995 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L shifting VIN: 2B4GH45R5S
This is my personal vehicle. Trans shifts OK when cold. When it gets hot the 1-2 shift is somewhat lackluster & the 2-3 shift could be better. Reverse is OK when cold but slips badly when hot. Vehicle has a hard time backing up into my garage with just a sligh...
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1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EG56H4T
will start every time after changing dist. will run for 45-minutes, after it dies no inj pulse no fire . sometimes after it cools off it will start . Scaner that we have availble is a Modis and Gensis
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1997 Dodge B1500 3.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B7HB11XXV
doesnt seem to miss on #6. seems to miss all cylinders. feels like timing chain slipped a tooth. does anyone know how to verify? cam/ crank sync pid ok. timing seems to fluctuate 10 degrees or so. scope pattern looks like the dwell is changing like a bent dist... Trouble codes: P0306
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D4HD58N84
hello this vehicle is a no start no power to starter, went to scan computers wont communicate with any modules, checked power on pin 6 and 14 of dlc nothing can bus line is down, fuse #32 in fuse block should be powered in run or start has no power, went to ig...
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1987 Ford Escort Pony 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FAPP2098H
This car will start fine. But sometimes almost as soon as it starts it spits and sputters. Watching the fuel injector spray it is flooding out. This is very intermittent. Also when you drive it, predominantly in 2nd and 3rd gears it is almost like you are cycl... Trouble codes: 34 (EGR Closed Valve Sig Too High - KOEO), 11 (System Pass - Continuous Memory), 33 (Insufficient EGR Flow Detected - KOER)
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L radio VIN: 1FALP4449S
car sat for two months, battery was dead, owner had to jump and brought in for service. this has happened more than once. this time radio has the word bad display on the face and won't play.i checked all fuses and wiring, unplugged unit and replugged in and st...
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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L camshaft alignment VIN: 1FALP47V2T
When replacing cylinder heads on this eng if not removing the secondary timing chain do you need to use the alignment plate as told in Aldata
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JFMYU22X9X
Vehicle has misfire at cylinder #4, this is the second time we are dealing with this problem. The misfire was doe to excessive corrosion build-up in spark plug hole, this condition was preventing a good grounded spark plug. the fix was clean hole ( the thread ... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L v v t VIN: 3FAFP11392
Hello fellow techs, I have this Ford ZX2 that came into the shop for a problem with a belt noise. The customer decided to spray a can of belt dressing on the belt and all the pulleys, when the customer started the vehicle the belt flew off. We decided to inspe...
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1998 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Engine VIN: 1GTHC33F6W
Needing some serious help guys. Customer brought this truck in to me for front end work, shocks, align. Customer said he just bought the truck. He also noted to me that it didnt run just perfect. Well i had my tech do the work the truck WAS BROUGHT IN FOR and ...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L temp and duct control VIN: 1GKEC16T31
Vehicle came in owner complaint of no temp control. It will also not direct air to defrost of feet, always comes out facia vents. Temp door actuator does not move when commanded, replaced acutuator with known good part and still no temp or duct control. GM bul...
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L air suspension VIN: 1GKFK66U11
2001 Yukon Denali right rear sits high left rear sits low. Air suspension compressor keeps cycling frequently. First knee jerk reaction was to replace both rear air shocks, this solved the bouncy rear but still sits crooked and the compressor frequenly runs. I...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wipers VIN: 5FNRL1855A
Hello all, I have this honda with no int and park but lo and high work fine. All wires ohm out OK from switch to multiplex controllers(driv and pass)to int relay and motor . Have batt volt at driv mutiplex for int , all powers and grounds check out on switch,w...
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16584
Hello, everyone! I have a problem with this 2004 Honda Civic Lx 4 door. Apparently there is a problem with downstream oxygen sensor's heater circuit . It appears to be that wiring is good . From what I understood by looking at AllData wiring diagram is that p... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 heater circuit bank 1 sensor 2)
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 2HGFS2674H
Hello,and thanks in advance for the help.We have here this civic that has an irregular pattern of overheating.This post is more of a second opinion than help,but all are welcome.The customer drives about 50 miles to work everyday,and sometimes on the way there...
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2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L tire monitor system VIN: 1HGC936828
I Installed new snow tires with wheels and tire monitors on this car and I need a procedure to relearn semsors so I can get the light off. I'm hoping i dont need a scanner to do this and I do have a reset tool. The dealer told me that there scanner is the only...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Cuts out VIN: KM8SB82B71
maf readings a bit high 1.5v@ idle and 2v@ 2000rpm, smoke test performed ok, higher than normal fuel press??? also ck'd timing belt and marks ok. this engine seems to have vibration feels like balace shaft issue??? cust says stall w/cold ok after warm up, has ... Trouble codes: P0171
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2006 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Security VIN: 5N3AA08C96
Hi everybody, i have this brand new Infiniti QX56 that is not starting, the car is brand new and was parked for about one year, we fixed a new battery and try to start it no way, in the engine control module i have code P1610 NATS malfunction and in the anti-t...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuse 7 VIN: 1J4FX58S8W
any one had this problem seems to be intermittant
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L brakes VIN: 1J4FA49S2Y
customers complant was brake squeal and pulls when brakes are applied. pull was intermittant. replace pads, installed rebuilt calipers, flex hoses and rotors. upon completion pull was worse than before. replace caliper again, no change. install original calipe...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L service light VIN: SALSK25467
Can the service light be reset without going to the dealer? Is there a procedure that can be done? This is the indicator in the dash that says the amount of days left before sevice is required. Thanks for you help?
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L driveline VIN: JT8BH28FXY
hello proffesionals, i have this 2000 ls400 that shudders at 30mph to 35 mph . if you drive over or under that window it is very smooth. it has new michelin tires balanced , ive checked all suspension components for wear or loosness, engine mounts, trans mount...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L heated seats inop VIN: 5LMFU28R03
I've got this vehicle with neither heated seat working, the switches to not power up and there is a code b2477, module configuration error. Alldata only tells you to reconfigure module or replace??? Okay, how do we reconfigure module? I've checked all powers a...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Tire monitor system VIN: 5LMFU28R63
Vehicle came in about 6 months ago for tire pressure monitor on. I set the tire pressures (they were all within 5 psi of each other). I drove the vehicle for 2 minutes above 20 MPH to wake up the sensors thinking this would re-set them. The light is still on. ...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22CXS
HELP!!! Vehicle was towed in and no start. Tested spark thinking it was the typical distributor problem--ok. Has 41 psi when cranking. Checked compression and found it to be 175 on the lowest and 180 on the highest. Only problem I can think of is that my Solus...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L abs VIN: YDBNG75J5Y
we have a s500 we have an insterment cluster message,brakeassist BAS & we have another message on the electric stable prog. ESP we scanned the car & found a code c1141 brake pressure sensor. brake master cylinder & we have another code c1149 voltage supply of ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L shifter VIN: WDBRF61J62
Car starts fine, BAS/ESP lights are on. Shifter interlock will not release. ESP code C1210 is set. Manual shift release works fine, drives and brakes great. Does someone have the definition of this code or information related to it. We found information leadin...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L rear VIN: WDBNG83J93
When steering either right or left heavy rubbing sound in rear only when moving when Driving straight no noise at all
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Starting VIN: 4M2DU86E44
Hey Guys, Have a Mercury Mountaineer towed in. Will not crank. Checked and replaced battery, fuses good, grounds I can find are ok. If I remove starter relay and jump terminals 30 to 87 I can activate and turn starter. Question I'm have I guess is, does the pc...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H63
My tech did a maintenance timing belt replacement. When he pulled the crankshaft pulley the gear came with it and pulled the reluctor shield (may not be the correct terminology, tin thing that has 3 fingers and 3 gaps) off of the gear. We looked at the gear an... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L Charging VIN: 1N6AD06U75
hey everyone i have a 2005 frontier 4.0 with the alternator not charging, my tech. checked for simple charging test and said alternator was bad, but i had tech. check for power @ alt. and two of the wires had very low voltage. has anyone seen this problem befo...
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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3CW53L8M
After cam sensor magnet repair, car ran fine for about 10 days. Came back with intermittent misfire (no codes). Acted like a bad crank position sensor. Replaced sensor and Balancer. No help. I checked the injectors (A-OK) and ignition. After several test drive...
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1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G3HN52K9X
This vehicle has come to me with an intermittant no crank. I only could recreate the problem once and found that when in a no crank situation, there was no power to the starter. It also sometimes, has a delay before it starts to crank.
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G3WX52H21
ok heres the deal if the car is idling it cycles like it should temp gets up to 214 fans kick on temp goes down to 194 fans cut off. fans are entering high mode as well when temp gets over 230. ok now once you get driving down the road the temp starts rising q...
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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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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L codes in pcm VIN: 1G2NF52E81
u1000 comes back immediately after clearing-cruise is inop because of class 2 communication problem-see related history-thanks Trouble codes: U1000 (serial 2 communication)
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1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L hydraulic VIN: WP0AB2965R
Porsche techs, thanks in advance for taking the time to read. I Brought the car in the shop to bleed the brakes. just a normal routine brake fluid flush. no problems were present until i bled the brakes and let the reservoir run dry. because this is a 964 C4 i...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66561
Thanks for reading. Customer stated that Check Engine Light came on, car started running poorly and would not idle. Car ran so bad I almost couldn't drive it into the shop. Pulled code P0130. Freeze frame data shows fuel trim @ +37.5% Check bulletin for recall... Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 Sensor Circuit Lean Bank 1 Sensor 1)
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L steering VIN: 4T3ZF13C2Y
torque pull
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2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Temperture control VIN: JTEGF21A01
Customer claims they have no heat...they kept moving the temperture control back and forth until they got heat. The heat is not consistant. I think I may have a bad "Integration Control" assembly but would like your opinion on this.
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L hrad shift when cold VIN: 19UUA5642X
thanks guys the problem turned out to be the transmission internal problem the seal was slit and causing leakage back throught
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2003 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L Stall VIN: 19UUA56933
Thanks to all who replied. Finally got my hands on the car last week. Adjusted valves and gave back to customer. he reported back that all problems are fixed. Only a few valves were out of spec and even then not by much. This forum has saved me multiple t...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Alarm VIN: WBAGF632XS
We fixed it the Alarm Siren has a battery in it Replaced the Alarm siren - no more code 3 Per the Launch. Past Two Nights No problem Owner paid !! This car has no interior sensor It uses a glass break system on all the doors thanx to all
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1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L driver's side power mirror VIN: 1G6KE54Y2V
HELLO EVERYBODY, I JUST WANTED TO SAY THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP. EVERYONES INPUT WAS AWESOME. HAD CUSTOMER RETURN WITH VEHICLE AND CHECKED WIRES TOO DOOR AND THROUGH DOOR. ALL WERE OK. IT TURNS OUT THAT THE MIRROR GLASS WAS NOT FULLY SEATED, CAUSING THE PRES...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Cooling System VIN: W06VR54R0V
Well folks looks like we are going to put this one to sleep. Thank you guys for you input and information. Customer decided to let it go as is. When things go bad on this car it becomes very costly to fix. I appreciate everyone's thoughtful input.
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1965 Chevrolet CORVAIR 140CID flywheel VIN: 2435134545
Thanks to all that replied. It is really something to see how the labor time varied from a few different answers. I actually had fun working on this car. I appreciate all the help with the pricing and I was able to keep the customer and myself pleased. I h...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK24F85
WOW, this one was one of the GREAT ones...lol First I want to say thank you very much to everyone. I was chasing my tail towards the end there. I got hold of a tech 2 and tryed going back through the timing to no avail. After doing the relearn it still cut o... Trouble codes: 17 (high resoulition fault), 18 (Pump cam referance pulse), 35 (injector pulse width), 54 (TIO fault).
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L instrument lights,gauges VIN: 1GCEK19M8T
Hi guys I really want to thank you for all the replies on the truck.It turned out replacing the ignition switch solved my problem.Like I said I did not wanna keep replacing parts on this and you guys really came through.THANKS AGAIN!
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1946Y
Since vehicle ran satisfactory customer declined more diagnosing. Customer has been driving the vehicle for three days now and it still runs fine. Sorry I don't have any more information and thank you to everyone who replied. Trouble codes: P1336 (CKP System Variation Not Learned.), P0463 (Fuel Level Sens CKT signal high/low).
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2004 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19XX4
Pinpointed cause to suspect lower intake gasket by sealing engine and smoke test through PCV port, smoke entered crankcase. Ruled out engine mechanical problems with compression test. Customer declined repair so unable to be certian of diagnosis. Trouble codes: P0303.
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
well thanks for all the information. this is my first post on here and this one is fixed. the problem was the ground in the right kick panel.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HC13Z21
Thanks for all your replies. Problem turned out to be the throttle body throttle plate screws came loose allowing the plates to move and bind on the side of the throttle body. While tightening the screws one broke off, so I got a used throttle body to replace ...
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1996 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L fuel pump removal VIN: 1FTJW36FTE
Richard [...] was the most help- removing the fuel filter assy gave all the clearance I needed. I had contemplated removing it but wasn't sure it would get me where I wanted to be, but it did.Repair procedure merely wants the filter tipped forward, and I didn...
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L oil pan VIN: 1GTEC14W3Y
Thank you for your replies as all of you said at the rear of the oil pan remove the two plugs and in there were 2 nuts. With that the oil pan is off and Iam now in the process on installing a timing chain tensioner. Thank You
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13W81
lots of good help offered. thanks guys, alot of the suggestions i had already tried including replacing the "spider", checking back pressure, and thanks to one of the guys I work with I tried a know good distributor and module off his truck and no luck, one su... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Suspension VIN: SHSRD78892
I did replaced Differentail Fluid and the problems was sold,thank you so much for all you guys helping.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L climate control panel VIN: 2HHGES2579
THANYOU MICHAEL [...] BORROWED THE TOOL YOU SUGGESTED FROM A LOCAL SHOP AND COMPLETED THE JOB. THANKS AGAIN
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L abs VIN: SAJGA51C63
all replies pointed to client supplied bearing being incorrect, alldata shows the bearing has a inner/outer painted marking-the aftermarket bearing supplied had no markings and was visibly identical on both sides-the old bearing destroyed on removal, thankfu...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ58L5L
I ran a O2 Verification Test with my Scanner hooked up and using a Ferret Lab Scope at the O2 White Wire. KOEO both showed 4.96 volts, OK, started up Jeep and brought up to Temp (195* F). Data Stream showed O2 switching rapidly but Lab scope flat-lined at 3.9 ...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L rear brakes VIN: 1J4FF68S2X
Thanks to the three techs that responded. Although it seemed like the rear brakes had a problem, it makes sense that with this short wheel base vehicle, without ABS, you wouldn't want alot of muscle in the rears to prevent lock up and spin out. We've discuss...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4GW48S61
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. WE HAVE NEVER GOTTEN THIS VEHICLE TO ACT UP ON US OVER THE 5 DAYS HE LEFT IT ( VACATION). THE P0980 CODE IS THROWING US OFF SO WE DONT WANT TO JUST PUT AMORE TPS IN AT THIS POINT.WE WILL WAIT UNTIL PROBLEM REOCCURS TO DO DIAG. THANKS A...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW48S44
Thank you to everyone that offerd help with my inj problem. It took me a few days to get to my brothers to use all the info I receved I switched inj #3 With inj #1 And guess what the code moved with it. I had brought a new inj with me and swaped it out and cle... Trouble codes: P0203 (Inj 3 Fires improp).
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1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L transmission VIN: SALJY1243R
thank you all for responding specially Eric [...] I took cover off and found input shft stripped,got used transfer case and install due to funds,also it fixed the clunking noise which I believe it was caused by chaing as one member mentioned.Happy thanksGivi...
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1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L ride control VIN: JT6HT00WXW
First i would like to thank all 3 of ya. All where right the senser in the rear was bad replaced it and cleared the codes worked good after some adjusting.the fronts are off a little but dont't want to brake sensers as they still work with in range. Thanks a...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Charging VIN: 4F2YUO9172
I thank everyone that replied. Robert from Washington has done a few of these i can tell, he said pull the cv axel and tie rod end. I was able to get it out by twisting and turning but it came out and went back in ok. Scott from North Carolina said defenitly p...
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2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L power side door VIN: JM3LW28A64
Thanks again to those who replied, but even they admitted information was hard to come by on these systems. after talking to the customer about the fact that we had little diagnostic information and we may have to make an educated guess on which part to repla...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4LS31R93
Thanks for all the help you gave on this one. After several weeks and more than 1000 miles I will call this one fixed. During an Identifix call I was advised to run a redundant sensor ground, which I did. This ground is for all oxygen sensors as well as TPS, M...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Auto Amp VIN: JN1RZ24AXL
Was able to get the box repaired at www.autoecu.com.
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y03
Thanks for the help. Fix involved removing lower oil pan and cleaning pan and pickup screen. Junk in pan causing screen to clog. Cleaned oil pan and screen and changed oil. Final test drive light did not come back on. Trouble codes: P0021.
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1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L fan speed VIN: 1G3HY51COJ
thanks for everyones help, it was the high speed relay. It tested fine, but had good ones fail before. Thanks RICK
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L passkey VIN: 1G3NL12F64
I relearned the system by following the steps provided by many members. After some probing I found the ignition switch was replaced by customer and this started it all. Seems that when this is done then you need to program but its not the keys that need progra...
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2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ23D52
OK guys how easy it is when you get the full story. Car had been in a wreck and had the battery replaced. UNfortunately one of the secondary grounds had come loose. Connected it up and problem over. Thanx for all the help but another strange one! Trouble codes: P0502.
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1998 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JF1GC8KD3V
We rechecked the timing and set it up as per the marks on the pullies ignoring the marks on the belt and it runs better but has a slight hesitation and will pop sometimes through the exhaust and sometimes through the inlet but we cannot find the exact fault an...
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L power door VIN: 5TDZA23C34
TECHS,THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR VALUED INFO REGARDING THE SLIDING POWER DOOR ON THIS SIENNA.I FORGOT TO MENTION IT WAS SENT FROM LOCAL AUTOBODY.THE DOOR WAS REPLACED, AND AFTER TRACING ALL POSIBILITYS IT CAME TO ME THAT THE DOOR WAS ACTING AS IF IT WERE LOC...
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWBC81E4S
Thanks to everyone! This vw is out of my life..as it turned out it was the module coil assembly that put this one back on the road. At first I was tempted to go the "off brand" assembly but thought better of it with the advice from several of the "brotherhood...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L engine oil light VIN: WVWGC83A3T
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP! THERE ARE TWO SENSORS, THE ONE IN THE CYL. HEAD IS BLUE, THE ONE IN THE OIL FILTER HOUSING IS TAN. TWO DIFFERENT BARS. MY SHOPKEY INFO IS INACURATE, ALSO THE DEALER HAS NO CLUE EITHER! I HAD TO EDUCATE THE PARTS GUY THERE. AFTER...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF29MXX
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP, THE STARTER WAS THE PROBLEM, IT WAS CRANKING TOO SLOW AND TOO MUCH VOLTAGE DROP.
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1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L tach , oil light VIN: 3VWDB61E6X
This vw is fixed, it had two problems the tach was the ecm and the oil light was low pressure oil switch.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Driveline VIN: 3VWSK69M93
All the suggestions where of no help but appreciated. I'm still baffled because the "thump" is constant and does not change is relation to either engine or vehicle speed. It is just steady no matter what the RPM, gear or vehicle speed is. Guess I will just hav...
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2003 Volvo XC90 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1CZ19H83
WE HAD REPLACED THE CONTROLL ARM BUSHINGS AND BALL JOINT ON THE DRIVERS SIDE OF CAR THE PULL WAS STILL THERE AFTER REPLACING THE CONTROLL ARM BUSHINGS ON THE RIGHT SIDE THE CAR IS FIXED THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED.
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