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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA96542
Good Morning, This vehicle was brought into the shop with an engine light on at all times with the vehicle running. The vehicle was purchased as a Salvags vehicle and other than this light on seems to run fine and exhibit no other symptoms of trouble. The code... Trouble codes: P0560 (VBU Signal Failure)
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1996 Audi A4 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUEA88D6T
audi tech, please help. car in with a long cranking problem intermittent after car sit for a couple hours. replace a couple sensors, still same problem. no idea what i can check next. no dtc in engine control system. any advice will be helpful.
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM633XX
Hello bmw techs this car has the p1580 code in it.the car will start run when you shift to drive it limps along at about 3mph the throttle body was changed with a brand new unit.the code will not clear with my snap on brick scanner i used a friends snap on mod... Trouble codes: P1580
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1996 Buick Regal 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G4WB12K6T
This car is driving me crazy and I don't have far to go. It has a high idle (2200 rpms) only when cold. All of the sensors, powers and grounds test good. There are no codes and scan tool data looks perfect. I cannot find any vacuum leaks. I removed the PCM and...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2G4WB55K71
Replaced fuel pump in march of 08 cust has brought it back since then with no problems them on 11/21/08 customer came back and said ever since we put the fuel pump and fuel filter in the car the car has no power. any help would be greatly appreciated i have re...
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2005 Buick Terraza CX 3.5L warning beep VIN: 5GADX33185
this van came in with a evap code, and was found to have a broken wire in the floor, by the right passengers feet. I used a tech 2 check all modlues for codes and cleared. That is where the problem started. now when you get in the van and start it up to drive....
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1980 Cadillac DeVille 5.7L Brakes Apply when started VIN: BD69NA9213
Hey Guys, This old diesel Caddy is giving me some grief. It was purchased as is by a client and we towed it to the shop to get it running. The Brake lines were rotted off and there was no fluid it system. Rear wheel cylinders, calipers, lines were all install...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L park lights VIN: 1GYEK13R9Y
Hello guys and gals. I am working on a 2000 Cadillac Escalade that has the park lights on all the time. I have removed the light switch and the lights stay on,I removed fuse 9 (20A)park lps fuse and the lights stay on. When I remove the Lighting fuse 8 (50A) i...
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1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1FP2189H
hello iatn fellows.i have this car that runs very rough and if i let it run long the exhaust will glow red. it happens intermittently. i dont let it run too long because i dont want to melt the cat. i dont have too much time to check the car when it acts up, b...
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L antitheft VIN: 1G1JC1247T
the car came in no start no spark. custmor say he was in a crash car hit on driver door car stall would not restart he jump started it and it started and stalled and has not started sins.i am thinking passlock sensor assembly but it seems to chick ok i need he...
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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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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L starter VIN: 1GKFK10554
When I start the engine it turns over with a jerk like a wet dist cap and is trying to break starter like the old chevys with flywheel problems.Cap is flat type with circuit built in.It starts after a couple tries and runs good.I`m thinking dist cap or?Flywhee...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1JF12T6W
Car was brought to me after having a water pump installed at another garage. It has a code P0300 Multiple cylinder misfire in it. On my scanner all cylinders are skipping. Car runs fine on road, but has a rough idle, customer said everything was fine until she... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W71
This my parents vehicle, they took it to the dealership for the check engine light being on. They said it had a crankshaft code and replaced the crankshaft sensor. My dad picked it up and was driving home and the check engine light came on & then started flash... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L hvac VIN: 1GCCT19W81
hey all, this truck has intermitant poor air flow from vents on heating (did not notice problem in summer with a/c). after approx 2 hours of driving hwy the mode switches and almost no air flow can be felt from any one vent, seems to be like a stuck blend door...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L Starter VIN: 1GNEK13V64
Hello Techs, Got an intermittant no start/ no crank. Vehicle was towed into our shop. We started our testing and while my tech was checking for power to the starter the vehicle fired up. This will go 2 days to a week without any problems. Vehicle has strong b...
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L Cluster VIN: 1G1JH12F95
Tranny guy looking for help. Repaired the trans for the customer and delivered the car. Customer called a couple of days later saying speedo quit, can I check it out. He dropped it of a few days later and said it is the whole cluster dropping out, not just the...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14896
Hello all, I have picked a new account with colorado delivery trucks. They have 3 trucks with same symptoms and po106 and po300 codes. The trucks range in mileage from 81,000 to 150,000. All have 2.8 engines. This truck is the only one with a po014 code. My co... Trouble codes: P0014, P0106, P0300
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1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L dash lights,fuel gauge,tach VIN: 2C3HD46J4W
hello techs,baffled, we installed timing belt and water pump 2 weeks ago,dont believe this is related but cost says ever sence then fuel gauge drops out,sometimes loss tach and inst.panel lights com on and off. i found only happens while running.p1687 no mic b...
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2004 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2C3HE76K14
Vehicle came in several weeks ago stating the battery would drain overnight. Amperage draw testing revealed a 500-700mA key off draw that would jump from 500 to 700 and back every second or so. Traced draw to instrument cluster circuit power feed. Looking at...
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1981 Dodge D350 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B6WD34T5B
This vehicle came in running bad and it was leaking fuel from the carburetor (Thermoquad). I replaced the carburetor with a Quadrajet and replaced the plugs with Champion plugs. While tuning the truck, it seemed to run out of fuel. I checked the fuel level in ...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF16YXR
hello all, this truck came in with cold start condition(at idle and trying to raise rpm bucks chugs and backfire out exhaust)for about 10 minutes.only cold in warmer weather ok.has three codes 21,24,31.has new o2 and appears to be switching,customer replaced t... Trouble codes: 21 (o2s signal not switching), 31 (purge solenoid circut open or short), 24 (tps voltage higher than max limit)
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L charging VIN: 2D7JB21Y63
Hi all I have a 2003 dodge ram van driving me nuts 5.2 l 318 no power windows or locks it started with a dead battery so I replaced it then customer complained everytime the a/c is on the charge light comes on and he can see the voltage gauge start dropping .S...
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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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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14AXM
This vehicle came in after two other shops tried to repair. Found TPS broken from valve cover change(other shop had removed to check valves and cam followers). Replaced broken TPS, replaced missing screw in ignition module and properly routed plug wires on sec... Trouble codes: 88
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Pings on hard accel VIN: 1FALP45T1R
Thanks in advance. stumbles and pings badly even when timing is correct. if retard timing 10 deg, then it will not ping but will still have other symptoms. noticed that the burn time in the spark plugs vary wildly. some look normal, others very wide. if spout ...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTJX35F5V
the engine will cut out as if the engine was cut off and then back on. the problem is only evident when the outside temp in at least below 40 degrees f. the colder it is the worse it is and sometimes will stall completely. the engine never fails to start but s...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C6Y
I got this truck and it came in as a hard start, acted like it was out of time when cranking,coughing,backfire ect but would only do this intermittently but after startup it would run great. I do have a code p0320 but cleared and never came back. This truck do... Trouble codes: P0320
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU67K14
Truck was toed in because it died on hiway. No fuel pressure, checked the inertia switch & it felt funny. We jumped the fuel switch with a paper clip. Tried to start it & clip got red hot. When this happened the gauges went to 0. I dont remember the exact code...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Brakes VIN: 2GTEK19R6W
Vehicle came in with spongy brake pedal. replaced the master cylinder, front calipers, and ABS pump. I have bled the brakes about ten times. Brake pedal still goes almost the whole way to the floor. No visible leaks.
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2004 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Dash Cluster VIN: 1GDHG31U54
The complete set of gauges will cycle from left to right, all dash indicators will illuminate solid. The front marker lights will also flash intermitantly. The MT 2500 will loose connection with the ABS only. The scanner does not have any issue with any other ...
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1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D5T
car came in with customer complaint of very intermittantly when going down road car will start surging and then will start blowing black smoke out exhaust. then will clear up and run like nothing ever happened. i personally have driven car for two days and it ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0325, P0733
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2741T
hi jag techs, this jaguar came in our shop about a month ago with codes for a bad air mass meter and the vehicle was running full rich. We replaced the plugs and air mass with a re-manned unit from world-pac of which i am none too impressed with the quality of... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P1313 (Cat damaging misfire bank 1 cylinders 1-3), P1314 (Cat damaging misfire bank 2 cylinders 4-6)
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJHX174XT
This vehicle has an intermittent no heat condition. It also registers no outside air temperature at times and has an active code of 12 for this sensor. When we got the vehicle in as is to be expected the temp sensor was producing the correct readings and the h...
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C8Y
Jaguar techs please help!!! Vehicle runs horribly rough & lacks power. Here's what we know so far: -Compression test shows Left bank (drivers) all cylinders approx 30 psi lower than right bank (Right all cyl approx 140 psi Left all cyl approx 110 psi)**No dead... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0300 (p0301p0302p0303p0304 multiple cylinder misfire), P1313 (misfire rate catalyst damaged b1), P1316 (P0333- Knock sensor 2 circuit high output), P0333 (Knock sensor 2 circuit high output)
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1990 Jeep Comanche 4.0L Stall VIN: IJ7FJ26L1L
vehicle stalls after warm up and has a lack of power under accelleration as if running out of gas, however fuel pressure is good. it seems to stall as it trys to go closed loop. thanks for any information in advance.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N9Y
over the weekend customer witnessed dash gauges having great deflection, just waving back and forth. it happened for a moment, then quit. no drive ability problem then. this morning (monday), after getting gas, it stalls middle of the street. restarts. stalls ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S91
Hello to all and thanks for reading this post. I'll try to make this short. Last Thursday I changed the oil on this Jeep and replaced a power window regulator. The next morning the owner noticed that the engine ran rough. That afternoon I scan and scoped and f... Trouble codes: 303 (Misfire detected on cyl 3), 455 (Evap System- large leak), 456 (Evap System- small leak)
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L dash cluster VIN: 1J4GL48K54
this truck came in 7 days ago with no function in cluster. one off the other guys worked on it with me. while starting to test he unplugged the cluster and plugged it in again then it worked. today it came back for same disfunctional dash and his repair worked...
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1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Rear ball joint/controll arm VIN: JT8UF11E3L
Hello, Having problems finding the rear upper control arms for this LS. Any of you guys have some good leads you would share? Thanks for any help you can give.
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22542
Vehicle first came in with code P0123 for throttle switch circuit. Could find no problems with tps; added ground wire to tps circuit. One week later vehicle returned with P0340 for cam sensor. When wiring harness was moved vehicle would stall. Opened harness a... Trouble codes: P0123 (throttle switch input circuit high), P0340 (cam sensor circuit)
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2002 Mazda B4000 4.0L ABS activation VIN: 4F4ZR17E21
After pump and ABS module were replaced, problem was still present. Check for any tsb,none were found.When stopping at slow speeds or almost stopped, ABS is activated. Rear wheels read slightly different than front wheel speed sensors(front read zero first).
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12F74
Hello again, thanks in advance for all your help! Customer complaint at first was MIL light on and almost stalling waiting at stop light. Codes were P0441, P0442, P0661. For the 441,442 the customer thought the gas cap was not put on tight. I did not find any ... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap purge control fault), P0442 (evap small leak), P2187 (system lean at idle)
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBDA29D9K
hey guys thanks in advance , this is my daughters car and runs great most of the time , but about once a month it acts up , weather does not seem to be a factor . when it does act up the car has no throttle responce at all . it will start and idle ok but that...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L fan VIN: WDBFA6322S
Hi fellow technicians this 1995 mercedes is driving me crazy due to overheating problem. The Fan does not come on. I would like to know if there is a relay that control the system if so do you know where it is located. I will appreciate all your helps. Joe
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1992 Nissan D21 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16S9N
Customer stated that he parked this truck for the night, got up in the morning and would crank but no start. Did a lot of tests on this one, but still scratching my head. I have spark (pretty & blue.) I have fuel pressure, the plugs are wet, and starting fluid...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Surge VIN: 3N1CB51D72
This vehicle came in with complaint of trans jumping in and out of gear, and surging at slow speeds. Another shop had replaced the tps with no success. No codes are present. Scan data showed that tps would read a different value when I opened and closed the th...
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2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1AZ34E23
Upon arrival a P0037 Code was set on a 2003 350Z, I reset and attempted to follow the DTC confirmation procedure. The same P0037 code returned. 02S2 Heater Control Circuit Low. When I checked the voltage and the resistance on all four oxygen sensors. The readi... Trouble codes: P0037 (02S2 Heater Control Circuit Low)
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L slip in od VIN: 5N1AR18U75
On test drive with scanner ,at 65,and after 5 miles or so,can watch tcc slip average from 254 rpm to 500, when goes to 500 will skip back and forth from 6 to 500, then in fifth gear it will almost free wheel,rpms goes up, and feel it slip bad. I have code P074...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L theft system VIN: 1G3NL12E93
Hi all. I have this alero in for an intermittent horn going off at different times. I have not been able to duplicate the concern. There are several codes in multiple modules. In the bcm history is a B2752 for a horn relay coil circuit low. I am able to manual...
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1987 Other European SILVER SPUR 412CID Mechanical VIN: SCAZN02A0H
ac system is empty. customer is requesting a recharge. what i don't have is refrigerant capacity. does anyone have this spec.
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2006 Pontiac Solstice 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2MB33B26
Hello again from Hungary I steal did not find the problem with this car. Hope you can point me the right direction. Car was a big wreck body shop and mechanic replace engine and complete wiring in the car did not start for them so they started switching comput... Trouble codes: U2105, B3055, U2113, U2107
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L hydraulic hose VIN: YS3DF75K42
Hi, and Thanks ahead of time. Can anyone give me the Labor time for replacing convertable top hydraulic hoses that are leaking. My alldata for some reason, is not showing anything pertaining to the hoses themselves. Thank You Jim
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L shift lock VIN: 5GZCZ53B03
I have a 2003 Saturn Vue it has a stored B2707 Shift lock code. The code is intermittant and it passes all tests. Have cleared it once and it came back. I have not been able to duplicate the condition in the shop. The customer has never been unable to shift fr...
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1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L cooling fans VIN: 4S3BC6329N
I am finding contradictory information when going through Diagnostic steps, and comparing wiring diagram. I've looked at several different year models with no help. Diagnostic steps for an in-op fan include checking the main relay, but the wiring diagram looks...
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1999 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Trans VIN: JT3HT05J9X
This vehicle is fine until you run it through a car wash then the O/D light flashes and the Overdrive kicks on and off while driving. Then when it sits over night, come back in the morning it is ok again. I have sprayed connection under with a spay bottle have...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Slightly lower power VIN: 3VWBF61C4W
The car has slightly lower power than normal and has an intermittent slightly rough idle. We have recently replaced the t/belt using the pump and cam locking tools.The marks have been verified by 3 different techs and are OK.The mitchell repair manual indicate...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWSS29M81
Customer is complianing of poor fuel economy, states that it is 5mpg less thean it was last year at this time. There are no codes stored. I smoke tested the engine, found no vacuum leaks. Brakes are not hanging up, tires nave not been changed since last year. ...
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2007 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K07
Hey Guys. I know these VWs used to have some issues with MAF sensors. Just wanted to get some other takes on this before replacement. Readings are a little out of spec. It came in with the PO100 code. Above 80*C spec says 3.00 to 6.00g/s at idle. I have betwee... Trouble codes: P0100
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L hydraulics VIN: YV1LS5501P
Customer came in with a spongy brake pedal. Pedal pumped up and held so I pressure bled the brakes –found front calipers had air in them – after bleeding I road tested the car and felt fine except for some brake pulsation. Customer was rather vague about dates...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L reverse VIN: WBAAM5337X
THIS CAR HAD BAD TCC SELONOID CAUSING THE PRESSURE TO GET STUCK ON REVERSE VALVE THATS WHY THERE WAS NO REVERSE
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1988 Buick Century Limited 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1G4AL5133J
I guess I wasn't real specific in my first post, because I did not want it to be real long. Anyway I am an automotive Instructor and a 16 year old student did most of the reassembly with me checking as he went along. All of your responses were of great help ...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KE54Y22
THANKS FOR ALL WHO RESPONED WITH ADVICE THE PROBLEM AFTER ALL WAS WITH FRONT O2 SENSOR READING SLOWLY, HAD PREVIOUSLY INSPECTED FRT O2 SENSOR AND EVERYTHING CHECKED OUT FINE ORIGINALLY FINELY TESTED BAD AND WAS REPLACED AND IT HAS BEEN 4 DAYS AND ALL IS CLEAR.... Trouble codes: 420 (catalyst ineffiency).
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L 1-2 3-4 shift VIN: 1GCEC14W9T
i received alot of good info on this.it was a very difficult problem where the ignition switch was malfunctioning inhtermittent.after repairing that it also had a bad seperator plate with the ball pockets in bad shape.this is a awesum service and i want to tha...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
just wanted to say thank you to all 17 replies on this beast. we did a running compression check and found that #4 cyl only had 60 lbs where other cyl. had 110 lbs the customer has declined to have head pulled at this time. thanks again to all replies Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GNEC13T41
Although we felt we crossed all our "t's" and dotted all our "i's," we wanted assurance our diagnosis was correct. (ALLDATA'S color of wiring wasn't very clear.) Seven of 8 replies said ignition switch. We came in this morning and it was much warmer than Fr...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16T21
I have not seen this vehicle again. It is being driven cross country. Customer reported (by cell phone) that the MIL light went out after 100 miles or so. Vehicle fixed itself? A LOT of very good CONSTRUCTIVE replies. Detailed instructions on testing, backprob... Trouble codes: P0157 (02 Sensor Circuit Low Voltage Bank 2 Sensor 2).
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no start VIN: 2G1WF55K02
Well I was all ready to replace the BCM. when checking power and grounds I noticed very high resistance in ground circut. I used a set of jumper cables to go from batt neg to the block, the car started!! I then looked at the connections at battery and block al...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L tcc
Well the truck isn't fixed as of this posting, The coolant temps is at regulated temp, 195F, there are no codes set on this vehicle, I believe that a flash of the PCM or a new PCM will fix this vehicle but have not had the chance to do so at this time. Thanks...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L engine VIN: 1GCHK29U13
THANKS TO ROSS & ALLAN. TO CENTER OIL PUMP ON CRANK, HAND TIGHTEN BOLTS, USE 2 .002 FEELER GUAGES TO CENTER PUMP, TORQUE BOLTS & RECHECK CLEARANCE ON TOP & BOTTOM & BOTH SIDES. AS FOR TIMING COVER ALIGNMENT WITH OUT TOOL, INSTALL CRANK SEAL IN TIMING COVER & ...
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2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L starter VIN: 1GNDX03E04
Thanks for all the feed back This problem turned out to be the ignition key One thing we noticed when diagnosing this problem was the vtdm light was blinking but when looking for codes there were none we were assuming that this must indicate a key communicatio...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L right front window VIN: 1DSHJCKVJH
thank you all for the quick response but i advise the customer what had to be done and the said the were mot ready to do it because of cost so again thanks
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L washers VIN: 2G1WB58N69
thanks to those who replied.the relay is an integral non servicable item located in the under hood fuse block.replaced the fuse box for 390$ and problem solved after i checked for the proper in puts to the box from the bcm
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
Replaced pcm, doesnt seem any better, the IAC's from advance are wrong the tips didnt match so the car would just idle high with them, they ordered 3 just to make sure they were not boxed wrong, adjusted minimum air a bit high and car idles fine, may still be ... Trouble codes: P0506.
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G62
Just goes to show ... even if the customer and the dealership assure you that they replaced the oxygen sensors with dealer parts -- stick to the diagnostic tree. The O2 sensors were taking too long to heat up. We had been assured that the O2 sensors had been... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L abs VIN: 2C4GP74L62
REPLACE BOTH REAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR OTC SCAN TOOL HAD HARD TIME DETERMINING LEFT FROM RIGHT THANKS FOR YOUR HELP
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1998 Dodge B1500 5.2L no data VIN: 2B6HB1144W
Thanks to all who replied. David [...] hit the nail on the head. I was using the key 13 as MODIS asked for. I tried the 13a key and now I have data. Now back to diagnosisng this van. again thanks to all. Happy ThanksGiv...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Electronic VIN: 3B7KF23671
Thanks to Andy [...] who hit the nail on the head with a test also. It was the blend door electric acuator. Thanks Mike P
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Misfire VIN: 2FTDF15Y5N
After checking all wires and using all suggestions replaced the ECM. Fixed. Thanks to all. Mike
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1FTEF14Y2P
Received many good tips to try and fix this headache. I had some recommendations to check the crankshaft end play. It was within spec. Others said that the tensioner may be bad since the belt jumps off the pulley as soon as the engine begins to crank. I or...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L abs VIN: 2FMDA5142S
guys, thanks for all your replies!! the van is fixed. i ended up replacing the right rear wheel speed sensor today and that fixed it. i did drive the van before replacing the sensor with the modis on it, watching the wheel sensors and found nothing different b...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Random No Start VIN: 1FMDU34E8V
Thank you everyone for your responses, quite a few of you suggested the crank position sensor. I replaced the crank sensor and the wire harness (just because i had it) to the crank sensor an the vehicle started up and I have not heard back from the customer.
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L rear power window VIN: 1FMZU77E81
well sorry i haven't replied sooner but i thought i would have it fixed by now. no luck! ford was reluctant but replaced the motor again for us, still won't complete the relearn process. i've checked the wiring and like stated before switch replaced, second mo...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU63K43
Hi, Not sure if it's fixed or not. Many intake suggestions, smoke tested plus fuel trims at or near 0 ruled that out. Had cleaned throttle body and induction service, (forgot to mention). The one that may have gotten it is the crank sensor from Timothy of ...
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1ZVFT80N55
We replaced the i/c with a used part and that took care of the speedo problem. there is another problem though, as the brake and abs lights along with the traction light are staying on. We will probably get another unit and see if these lights go out. Thanks f...
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1975 Honda Civic CVCC 1.5L transmission VIN: WBAIOO8990
Thanks again for the help. All trans had all the basic stuff i needed. Still have not been able to locate sync springs or nuts for shafts.
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1843X
Code P1607 Fixed!!!Thanks for all the replies a new OEM PCM fixed the intermittent P1607 code. Trouble codes: P1607 (curcuit a).
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L engine VIN: 1HGCG2252Y
Thanks everyone of the nine replys 8 of them told me the ignition switch was a knowen weak spot on these so I replaced it. One reply said the relay was the issue and I couldn't find it on this one, I think he thought it was an older car. I sure is nice to conf...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCM66586
WE HAVE NOT SEEN THIS HONDA BACK IN OUR SHOP YET BUT ONE REPLY SAID HE FELT IT WAS NORMAL OPERATION AND I THINK I AM GOING ALONG WITH THAT THOUGHT.LAG IS SO CLOSE TO UNNOTICABLE BUT CUSTOMER IS PICKY ABOUT HIS CARS. AS FAR AS WATCHING FUEL TRIMS THIS HAPPENS ...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35VXY
THE PROBLEM WAS A BAD O2 SENSOR CHANGE IT FIX PROBLEM THAT IS ON GROUND SIDE OF THE O2 SESNOR WAS SHOWING WAVE FROM SIGNALS ]]] THANKS TO ALL Trouble codes: 1166 (oxygen sensor incorect signal bank 1), 1167 (oxygen sesnor incorect siganl bank 2).
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuse 7 VIN: 1J4FX58S8W
THANK YOUI WE HAVE DETERMAND IT IS IN BCM AND LET IT GO THEY DONT HAVE THE GREEN STUF TO MAKE IT BETTER
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L #7 fuse bcm instrument cluster vtss VIN: 1J4G748S5W
after completely stripping this vehicle of all electrical connectors we finally just went for the bcm. after we replaced the bcm we had to take it to jeep and have the computer reset. we then let it sit for about 12 hrs. no drain. its been about a week and...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78S3W
Thanks for all of the suggestions and tips. We finally found our problem while doing a wiggle test with the harness coming from the pcm. The tech who suggested the solder problem with these units was right. The funny thing is that when we showed the problem to...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L service light VIN: SALSK25467
Thanks for all the replies. It had to be done at the dealer. With the dealer tool. One person replied saying that it could also be done using the Autologic scan tool. The people who replied with pressing the reset button, it does not work on the 2007's.
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L heated seats inop VIN: 5LMFU28R03
Just a few replies on this one. Thanks to those that took time. By reconfiguring modules, they mean reprogramming. I do not have the ability to do so with my equipment. I was hoping for another way out on this one, but not to be, off to the dealer it goes.
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2000 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LM28G4Y
sorry i took so long to get back this, iput manufacturer,s o2 sensor in vehicle no code so far vehiclehas been out for more than a week, code previously only took 1 day and came on after highway drive called customer has been on highway everyday for a week and... Trouble codes: P0421 (Warm up Cat Efficiency low bank 1.).
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDB8A4807J
OK GUYS AFTER ALMOST 2 MONTHS OF KICKING OURSELVES IT WOUND UP BIENG THE PARTS COMPANY SENT US A WRONG RELAY THE FIRST TIME AND JUST COUNTING THE PINS AND PIN PLACEMENT EVERYTHING MATCHED BUT I GUESS THE RELAY GOT SUPERSEDED TO ANOTHER ONE. SO AFTER GETTIUNG T...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L PWM solenoid valve VIN: WDBLJ74G51
we found a wire shorting to ground in the passenger side foot well. Repaired wire and was able to clear codes usuing the Auto Enginuty. Thanks for all your help. Brian
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Windows and trunk VIN: WDBJF82J72
Sorry this has taken so long to close. The problem ended up being the PSE. I took the back seat out and still could not get into the trunk to open it. But i was sitting on the battery while i was trying to pop open the trunk with a long pry bar hitting the r...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Hard shift all gears VIN: 2MELM75W5S
thanks, for all the help you all! the connecter at trans was dripping wet with atf where the harnness connecter plugs in. cleaned connecter with brake cleaner and compressed air.i think when i tied the trans up at a angle and the fluid came up trough the conne...
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