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2001 Acura TL 3.2L oil pump VIN: 19UUA56692
I drained the oil over night and the next day I replaced the oil pan. Did not put oil into the engine until the next day (48 hours). That next morning I filled the engine with oil and started the engine. The oil light came and there is no oil pressure. Took ev...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L 5th gear VIN: WBABM3348Y
Customer brought a 00 bmw in for a transmission rebuild. Drops out of 5th. Rebuilt the unit. Still same problem. Had code p0735.
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1987 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HR5431H
When cranking car sounds like ignition or valve timing off. It backfires out the intake. Please help!
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1989 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54C1K
hi guys, i'm getting a hard code 41 cam sensor. i've followed flow chart in mitchell and replaced module ( it was melted)light still on, i have used a dvom to measure voltage(don't have a lab scope). I have 10 volts at cam sensor key on engine off,i have a ste... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor)
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1991 Buick LeSabre 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP5365N
SERIES ( 1 ) 3800 towed in with no start spins over fine. no crank no fuel psi no injector pulse no spark. crank sensor was replaced at other shop. we have only checked all fuses and power points and also the known ( bad ) ground points under the ignition cont...
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1992 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Hesitation, will not rev VIN: 1G4EZ13L6P
Trying to make this quick, car came in after we were closed for a week vacation, customer is a regular and had his son replace plugs, wires and ignition mudule because engine will not rev over 2000 rpm when it gets warm, if you run it hard the cat gets cherry ...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD22K8S
This car was dropped off after sitting for a year. Customer had dash/cluster replaced for the second time at local dealer, after which car would not start and dealer give up. Right now i need to replace starter because it spins but wil not engage. My problem l...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52B3R
Vehicle came in this mourning, complaint of jerking and running rough wih check engine light on. Pulled codes 26 codes from memory, cleared. After clearing 16 codes return immediatedly, 80, 79, 78, 77, 105, 102, 114, 112, 110, 128, 126, & 125. I checked batter...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L water pump housing assembly VIN: 1G6KD54Y8V
Hey Gang. I hate to bother everyone with something that may seem so trivial to some but I'm kinda in a jam and am not sure which way to handle this situation. I've worked on a lot of Cadillac's in the past but not one with the North Star setup before(other t...
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2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DM57T97
good evening i am posting help for a frind at work i have direct contact with vehicle , car has been in 4 times prior for mil on , p0496,evap sytem flow during non purge purge solonoid was replaced 2 times , and fuel preasure senser also , car also had both fu...
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WN54T8M
HELP!!! This car is kicking my butt! Car came in sputtering and running rough...tested injectors and found three bad...no suprise there! Replaced injectors and sent customer on their merry way. Car came back two days later on the hook with no start condition. ...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire, Tip in hesitation VIN: 2G1FP22P8R
Test drove car cold, & no tip-in,drove on highway to warm up, came to a stop & idles fine go to take off & has tip-in in closed loop. If I un plug TPS tip-in gone, new G.M. TPS, same problem.Fuel pressure o.k.,EGR o.k. when problem occures.
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GCEC19M7T
Vehicle was towed in,for no start, we checked spark (ok) and fuel pressure+ 60 psi, checked compression (normal 165-175) our scanner shows no codes, we noticed all sensors seem to have data on scanner, except there is no injection pulse width(it shows "0" when...
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1998 Chevrolet Metro 1.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR2269W
Thanks to all who reply. This metro came in w/ck. eng. light on. p0420 cat. code. Cat. has been replaced sometime in the past. Checking o2 readings w/ scantool, I find hos2 voltage @1.25v. unchanging. I'm not sure what diagnostic to use for that. Please wak... Trouble codes: P0420
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L 4wd VIN: 1GCHK24G71
truck arrived stuck in 4wd hi service 4wd lite on in dash.had code b2725 range /mode switch circut and co327 encoder circut using scan tool to select funtion ie turn 2wd high indicater lamp on /off the scan tool reads the lamp is off and the lite on the select...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GAGG25RX2
Customer brought in van, which is part of a fleet for driving seniors and handicapped around town. Said van is using some oil. (since we changed it 2000 miles ago it supposedly has used 4 1/2 qts.) No external leaks. Also he said check engine light flashes whe... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L 1-2 shift and overdrive shifting VIN: 1GNDT13S52
Customer complaint is when cold out and first driving 1-2 shift is extended takes a long time almost has to back off throttle before shifting and also he says overdrive i am not sure if he means 3-4 shift over torque converter lock up. I have felt slight delay...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L NO Start/NO crank VIN: 1GCHK29U13
Hello techs I need a little input on this one ,has me stumped. Original proble was no overdrive at all so had trans overhauled at local trans shop. Everything great ran out just fine fluid level good no leaks also installed vac line to trans for modulator that...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF52F33
Please look at repair history below. Everything tested ok so tried changing parts no luck. any other test I am open to suggestions Thanks Jim III Trouble codes: P0304
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L heater VIN: 2G1WS55146
This police car came into the shop, complaint was no heat at idle. Gave it a little throttle, heat got hot, back to idle, got cold. I replaced the thermostat with OEM part, did not help much. Do these things get air-locked, or something? Have two more complain...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L no start
Customer came in for oil change and asked about his MIL light being on..Hooked up scanner, no codes found...But when we tried to start it..We get nothing We have no power going to the solenoid.. We have no power to the fuel pump.. Yes we tried neutral, unlocki...
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Electronic VIN: 2B4FP2535X
Hello everyone I got this caravan that everytime I shift to reverse will blow the back up fuse(that shares with signal light and heater blower)I tried to remove the reverse and signal light bulbs but still blows fuses like a dead short also tried to disconnect...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L shift motor VIN: 1FTRX18L1X
I recieved this f-150 for stuck in 4 wheel high, scanned truck and found to be stuck in 4 HI and it had a code P1838 for transfer case shift motor so took numbers off of old motor and got a new one, cleared codes,disconnected battery,put transfer case back in ...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L brake pedal feel VIN: 1FDWF36Z3Y
lAST #S OF vin=EE44130. THIS IS A PROPANE TANK DELIVERY / SERVICE TRUCK. DRIVER STATES BRAKE PEDAL IS INTERMITTENTLY SO HARD YOU CAN STAND ON IT AND NOT BE ABLE TO STOP. ONLY HAPPENS A COUPLE OF TIMES A DAY , THEN THE NEXT TIME THE BRAKES ARE FINE. WE HAVE NE...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24LXY
I am inheriting this vehicle from another shop, and am feeling a little out of my league on this one. I am not the best driveability guy. Customer complained of misfire and MIL on. Scanned codes and retrieved P0174, P0306 and P0308. Apparently P0174 (System to... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire), P0308 (cylinder 8 misfire)
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2002 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP74W22
Vehicle came in last week with customer complaning of engine cutting out under acceleration. Test drove vehicle and symptoms presented after appx. 10 minutes of driving. Engine began cutting out and bucking which almost seemed more than a single cylinder misfi... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition/Distributor speed circuit malfunction)
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L 4wd no hub engagement VIN: 1FTRX14W05
well folks here i go again,got no engagement of front wheels,sounds lick ratcheting noise in right front not loud,like almost engaged.2 lines going to hub big line has vacuum(if what little i read is right)then there should be a pulse of vacuum to engage 4wd b...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Lighting VIN: 2FAFP74V48
This isn't a normal request but my customer wants to disable the daytime running lamps on his new Ford. I know...why would he want to do this? He has his own reasons I suppose. Since the headlamp module controls the lights I don't see anything in the wire circ...
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1995 GMC Safari 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GDDM19W9S
G.M. guys. I can't remember enought about the old pre OBD stuff to figure this one, the other problem is repair flowchart says to use some equipment I don't have. Let me explain it best I can, Cold start it goes to 2000rpm then settles down in about 20 sec's, ... Trouble codes: 35 (Idle control malfunction)
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L brake system VIN: 1GKEC13R4X
problem we're having pedal drops to the floor after truck sits overnight when it gets cold always wind up getting air at the left rear wheel cyl my boss wants me to replace the abs ehcu but i'm not sure this is going to fix the problem ,this is the first time ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L steering VIN: 1GTHK29U63
I have a 2003 GMC Sierra 4x4 pick-up that has a high frequency vibration/shudder in the chassis/steering when stopping. This is not a brake rotor problem. The frequency is too high and the rotors where replaced (needed front brakes).The vibration did not chang...
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2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Unknown VIN: 2HGES16513
Hello everyone. I have a 2003 Honda Civic that will not change air flow from the vents(blows only from dash vents). No defrost or heat air flow only from vents. I removed the mode motor, looking and checking the plastic pivots and I don't see anything wrong(br...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Fans and Compressor VIN: KMHJF35FXY
Customer stated playing with fan switch would let AC get cold again after it would cut out at hiway speeds. Duplicated the problem by letting the car run for a while, at which point both fans shut off and engine overheated. Playing w switch did not turn on com...
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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L does not come out of first VIN: KMHCG45C03
:i have a hyundai that has no reverse and wont come out of first gear. i have found some codes put was told by tech line to run pressure test on the trans. no reverse seam like it is inside of the trans but unsure. we dont do internal work on transmissions so ...
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L ignition system VIN: 4S2CY58V4P
i have been on a wild goose chase here i got a 93 isuzu rodeo 3.2l v6 4x4..it keeps blowing fuses in the dash fuse box with fuses number 8 and 9.. fuse 8 is the engine control and fuse 9 is the ignition ive used all my resources books, alldata,local garages an...
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJETA01U1
hi jag techs i have not had luck finding operation on how to remove this compressor from vehicle to replace it . check mitchell on demand what we have in our shop but only shows cabin air filter procedure. thanx for your pacience manny
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2000 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FN28S0Y
I have a mail carrier Jeep, can drive vehicle for 1/2 day or more with no problems. Then when you turn off and go to restart engine will spin and spin but not fire, let sit for about 15 minutes and will start back. I have replaced crank sensor, cam sensor and ... Trouble codes: P0622, P0340 (no cam signal at pcm), P1388 (asd relay control circuit open or short)
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA69S64
Hello Thanks for your in advance. Jeep came in with codes P0171 & P0174 Lean on both front & rear Banks. Found fuel pressure to be low. So we replaced fuel pump now we have 57PSI & reset all adaptives & did a drive cycle. While on drive cycle found LT front @ ... Trouble codes: P0171 (1/1 Fuel System Lean), P0174 (1/2 Fuel System Lean)
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Noise around alternator VIN: KNDUP13245
I have a weird roaring noise coming from the alternator area. This happens only when cold in the morning first thing then disappears after awhile. One belt runs the ac compressor, alternator, with the crank, an idler and tensioner pulley. Remove belt and don't...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L ride control VIN: JT8UF11E3P
After doing normal service to this beast the "height Hi " lamp flashes on the dash and the air lift ride control will not pump up. Had the unit in the air diagnosing a steering issue and in out haste we neglected to turn off the ride control switch in the rear...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Headlamp VIN: WDBAB23AOB
Hello Everybody,This vehicle came in around a month agao with a RF headlamp out. Replace the bulb and as the customer was driving home out it went again. I then added star washers to the ground for the headlamp . I also noticed that the wiring in the Rf headla...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Stall VIN: WDBA29D2MF
See if anyone can figure this one out. We have a customer with a 91 190e 2.6 that stalls on the way to his golf game. Customer says it stalls in the SAME place everytime. He say he goes over a bridge, the road drops and the car stalls. He cannot restart it for...
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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 CL500 5.0L active body control VIN: WDBPJ75J43
This CL 500 was low on the small bottle and as well with the large bottle, so we topped it off, Their are two fault codes present and stored c1525-64 critical vehicle level is faulty, pressure too low, c1526-16 hydralic circuit is faulty in pressure supply. Th...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L door locks VIN: 4JGAB57E84
used car mercedes drivers door lock actuator cycles rapidly then locks, all other door locks function normally. does not matter if the interior switch or the remote is used happens all the time. would guess actuator but would like some other suggestions. thank...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L fail-safe mode VIN: 5N1ED28Y3Y
Vehicle idles perfectly but as soon as you hit 1800rpm the fail safe mode kicks in and restricts further acceleration. This takes place in park and just reving engine or driving, 1800 rpm and it starts. According to mitchell there are 4 or 5 sensors or control...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L air bag VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
I have the code B0135 for the crash sensor but it does not tell you which one. Any ideas. tom
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Controls VIN: 1G3WS52H3Y
This intrigue has dual climate control and the passenger side has little to no heat in all modes. Has warm heat but definately not hot, drivers side works well. Scan tool will not comunicate with module.Also when you swith the control to cold on pass. side it ...
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1999 Peugeot XSARA/CITROE 1761CC a/c blower VIN: VF7N1LFZMX
This 1 came in with a complaint of no a/c operation.I checked the blower and saw that B+ was supplied (always when the engine start because 1 of the relay inputs come from the alternator)- and the A/C is not operate,but sudden it start to work for a few days a...
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1995 Pontiac Firebird 3.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FS22S7S
Hello all! This Pontiac is kicking us...Have code 36 (no 24x crank sensor signal). Renewed sensor, still no signal. (Scanning with Tech2...) Tested wiring to sensor, getting correct reference. Suspected open in wiring to ECM- piggybacked new wires from sensor ... Trouble codes: 36 (No 24X crank position sensor signal to computer)
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L theft system VIN: 1G2WP52KXY
Thanks up front for any help on this one. 2000 GrandPrix 3.8 engine, this car will crank and start up and then after a second or two the theft system shuts down the fuel injectors. I have narrowed the problem down to only occuring when it sets outside and is c...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L windows VIN: WP0CA2986X
need help please from someone smarter than me! car came in with complaint of both windows dropping 1 inch when hitting a bump in the road, the windows will not roll all the way back up until you lower and raise the top then they automatically roll all the way ...
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1998 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZG5281W
VEHICLE HAS TOTAL OF 8 CODES SAME AS ABOVE PLUS PO507 IDLE CONTROL SYSTEM (RPM TOO HIGH )AND PO1404 EGR-2 POSITION ERROR/EGR CLOSED PERFORMANCE. O2 SENSOR LOOKS GOoD ON THE MODIS,TPS VOLTAGE IS .25V AT IDLE AND 3.3 AT WOT,WHEN I UNPLUG MAP SENSOR I GET .5V AN... Trouble codes: P0105, P0122, P0131, P0401, P0404, P0405
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Radiator VIN: 1G8JU54F92
Hi Guys, Well here is a good one. Customer accidently put a quart of oil in radiator. The radiator is now plugged pretty good. Just wandering if any one saw this before and maybe there is something somebody used to break up the oil. Would like to get the radia...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1AE09B1R
Customer drove it for two days after no start fix(see below) and says it ran fine. Then it started to cut out or "stumble" bad at idle. I suspected the TPS or IAC and upon unplugging the TPS saw it ran better so I removed it and checked with DVOM per Alldata. ...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT3HN86R4X
This vehicle is driving me nuts.what we have is a vehicle that is hitting a rev limiter at 4800RPM while driving under load (same as when you rev the engine in neutral or park). there are no codes in the computer.we checked the mass air flow and have even repl...
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2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L combination meter goes black VIN: JTDKB20U98
This 2008 Toyota Prius without smart key intermittently loses combination meter lights and gauges and will not power down(power button will not respond and keeps running). This situation has only occured twice within the last 3 weeks. I only witnessed the prob...
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1991 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWGC4315M
customer reported engine will stall on left hand turns and if she let off the gas pedal the engine would stay running. while the engine was stalling she said the gas pedal would vibrate or push back at her. i have test driven the car twice and had no problems ... Trouble codes: 00520 (air meter circuit short or open)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L abs pump VIN: 3VWCC21C3X
This car came in with the ABS light on and a code 01276 [Abs pump v64 signal out of range] If we erase the code it returns after we exceed 13 mph [I assume it is doing a self test and failing]. I disconnected the plug at the ABS hydraulic unit and attached a p...
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on
code p1133 reset after replacing o2 sensor. i have followed the procedure for resetting fuel trim and also checked for vacumn leaks. sensor appears to be switching but i am unsure at what rate is proper. i have some information that says sensor1 and sensor2 af... Trouble codes: P1133
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L pump noisy VIN: WAULT68E14
Fuel pump did release by turning it counter clockwise. Thanks for the responses. The lines release by pressind over on the small ones. The other lines with grips release if you squeese and pull while helping it with hose tool or equivelant.
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Door Locks VIN: WBAGH8338X
The door lock actuator was stuck. As per help from Robi,Chris,,Paul,Dan,Robert,Ronny, and Kin., I got the top of the panel loose, removed the inner and outer mouldings, removerd the T20 torx holding the inner latch cover. This was just enough room to crack ope...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L body VIN: 1G6KD54Y74
Hello everyone; I received 3 replies and all were of help. Alex said to check the powertrain mounts and make sure that they were centered properly, and also mentioned that a broken E clip on the 2-3 accumulator pin can cause a similar noise from the trans. Mic...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L distributor VIN: 1GCCS19X5X
thanks guys come to find out when the distributor was removed a peice of the oil pump gear that had shattered in the bottom fell under the oil pump shaft and thats why it wouldnt go down all the way thank you all for your help it is fixed
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1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCCT14W6X
I wouldnt exactly call this one fixed but here goes. I did pull the dist. The gear looked like new & the shaft was free wind no binding or resistance. I gave it back to her & she drove it over the weekend with no problems. says it is like it allways has been. ...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L slips 1 to2, slips 3,and 4 VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
I looked at all of your replies. I did a pressure check on the trans, according to the book. The pressure wouldn't increase, so I pulled out the force motor. The small screen was plug with debris, so I put a new one in. Pressure still wouldn't rise. I cou...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L tcc lock up VIN: 1G1ND52J91
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP, A COUPLE OF YOU GUYS HIT THIS ONE RIGHT ON THE HEAD WITH FAULTY SCANNER READING, USED OUR BACK UP SCANNER AND NO PROBLEM, TCC ENGAGED NORMALLY AND NO SPIKE, AGAIN THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L fuel tank VIN: 1GNDT13W91
Well looks like this one is fixed. went thru and rechecked everything found the evap vent solnoid that we had replaced was defective. Your replys that the vent solnoid should of fixed the problem made us recheck it. There was no code set The check engine l...
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H6Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK THE TIME TO REPLY TO MY HELP REQUEST - THE OWNER FINALLY GAVE ME THE OK TO REPLACE THE DISTRIBUTOR - AFTER REPLACEMENT, VEHICLE STARTED IMMEDIATELY - CHECKING DATASTREAM WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING, I STILL HAVE DIS SIGNAL READING NONE, CAM ...
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L tcm VIN: 1B3ES46C82
Installed new TCM from dealer, set Pinion Factor and performed Quick Learn. Would like to thank Robert, Buddy, Jim, Joe, Jon and David for informing on the ability of this year to be able to use a used TCM as long as the options matched. Decided the best route...
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1987 Ford Escort Pony 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FAPP2098H
I must not have been clear in my information because a couple posts told me to look at fuel supply. As I wrote in my help request, this thing was flooding at idle and heavy throttle was fine, so fuel supply volume was not the issue. Also the issue was not re... 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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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTCR14AXM
Thanks for the replies, it made me go back and recheck everything. I had tried changing the ignition module and the computer, but not at the same time. After rechecking all signals, wiring, powers and ground I changed the ignition module and computer at the ... Trouble codes: 88.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMZA5142X
i have been asked to take this to the dealer.they are in a hurry for it.i got a lot of good info here on a system that i was not familiar with.you guys go out of your way to help all the time.i should stick to what i know.thanks everyone,i wish i new the fix.i...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1135X
THANK-YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED, THIS ENGINE HAS VARIABLE TIMING, AFTER CHECKING THE THE VCT SPROCKET WE FOUND SOME SIDE MOVEMENT, NOT VERY MUCH, BUT WE BELEIVE THIS IS WHAT THE PROBLEM IS. THE SPROCKET COSTS APROX. $400.00 THE CUSTOMER IS UNWILLING TO SPEND ANY ...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51431
thanks to those who replied. the customer finally brought the van back to us. after going over voltages & waveforms again, and what you guys suggested (careful inspection of the balancer and pulling dpfe wires), we believed we checked all we could check. we ... Trouble codes: P1309 (Misfire monitor disabled).
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2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSS34L22
WELL TURNED OUT TO HAVE A BROKEN PLASTIC INTAKE MANIFOLD AT THE LEFT SIDE OF THE COOLANT CROSSOVER CASTING. THIS ALLOWED COOLANT TO BE SUCKED INTO THE NUMBER FIVE CYLINDER. INSTALLED NEW INTAKE AND ALL IS WELL Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank one), P0174, P1131, P0316, P0305, P0306.
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A14
Thansk for all replies. Based on all feedback, the customer is bringing vehicle back for intake to be done. When this repair is done we will give feedback on whether this was problem all along. Thanks again for all the excellent feedback! Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor slow response 1/1), P0153 (O2 sensor slow response 2/1).
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L air suspension VIN: 1GKFK66U11
Thank you for your help, I measured the vehicles ride height with the air suspension disconnected and it just has a lean to it no matter what, I have rear springs on order for it,
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L temp and duct control VIN: 1GKEC16T31
Customer had to take vehicle for use on vacation. GM says there is a control module in the headliner near the windhsield, and I purchased it and will install it when car returns. Thanks for the replies.
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P0421 VIN: JM3LW28A53
wish to thank the ones that gave,positive advise.yes i sent the customer& vehicle. straight to dealer as 700 miles was left on emiss. warr..replacement,if it was ness.apparently a re-flash is also part of the picture...thus i was only seeking a consensious, of... Trouble codes: P0421 (warm up cat eff shows up now cooler weather).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG70J71
Replaced leaking trans electrical connector and cleaned out O2 connectors, fluid did not travel up harness as first suspected. Also replaced MAF and snorkel seals. Verified that vehicle had a bad pedal position sensor but customer declined @ this time until th... Trouble codes: P0100 (MAF ckt A), P0130 (O2 sensor B1S1), P0136 (O2 sensor B1S2), P0150 (O2 sensor B2S1), P0156 (O2 sensor B2S2), P0221 (Throttle/PPS switch B ckt range/performance).
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1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G3HN52K9X
Found broken wire to the ignition lock set. Vehicle thought it was being stolen! Thanks for all your help out there! Replaced ignition lock set and rekeyed.
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1986 Pontiac Fiero SE 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G2PF3796G
first of all bigs thanks to everyone who replied, you guys filled in the gaps of information i was lacking. It was a about three different problems all a result of the vehicle sitting up too long. injectors had a brown rusty looking powder on top. The external...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L pass sliding door VIN: 1GMDX13E81
I really appreciate the feedback...I was forwarded a supplement letter to this particular recall that stated that many technicians had called GM Tech Assistance saying that these actuators would not mount without an additional bracket. This letter listed a ne...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Radio VIN: 5TDZT38A13
Thank you to all who responded! The customer has decided to replace the factory audio system with an aftermarket audio system.
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2009 Toyota Sienna CE 3.5L turn signals VIN: 5TDZK29C38
thank you everyone for the replys. before we decided to open up the steering area to look at the switch we decided for good measure to check all the fuses under the hood even though none of them were labeled as turn signal. i guess a diagram would have really ...
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L Stall VIN: WVWAF63D84
Thanks for your help. I now understand how this strange system works. The jet pumps are in charge of keeping the fuel levels in both wells of the tank even, or close to even. the drivers side pump is for start up and high load conditions, while the passenge...
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