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1991 Audi 100 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: WAUBC5447M
hello. im getting beat up by this car. came in on hook for no start. i got in and car started right up and died after about 2 seconds. did this 3 or4 times then wouldn't start at all. had poor fuel pressure so i installed a new fuel pump now have good fuel pre...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L airbag light VIN: TRUTX28N41
Air bag light on, Checked codes found code 0001- Internal control module memmory error. Can clear code and pops right back. I can not find any information on code. Using a i-scan (generic european scanner) witch gives me limted capabilities. Shows no data. Hop...
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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L Accessories VIN: WBAGB4318J
Vehicle came in with vehicle locking down and not unlocking. Remove ignition key and windows go up sunroof moves but stops 6" from closed and all doors lock and don't unlock. Many hours of testing and we can verify that both front door switches for the lock fu...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 0564G0546Y
We are getting a 213 code, indicating low voltage input on knock sensor 4. We first checked continuity on all the wires leading from the sensor to the ECU, and all was fine. we replaced the knock sensors, and the code, 213 comes back every time, as soon as the... Trouble codes: 213 (knock sensor low voltage), 1332 (knock sensor low voltage)
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1994 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L heater VIN: 1G6DW52P8R
below 50 degees car has to be driven about 20 plus miles before any kind of heat. above 50% it seems to be enough but below it not nice. Cust. said heat use to smother u out of car. i really could use some insight on this one. customer really loves this car!
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L cooling system VIN: 1GCEC14Z7R
customer brought truck in for coolant leaking (crack in plastic tank)replaced. a few days later come back for "temp gauge climbs to 210 deg.then a sudden drop to 170deg.then back up to 210deg and back down to 170deg.i then verified complaint=sure enough temp i...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19K3R
Afternoon, All. I have a k1500 Chev 5.7L in the shop that will not start when it is cold (below 35 degrees), has good spark, and the injectors are spraying gas.There are no codes, history or present. Tried to prime with gas, still no start.Once it warms up,(af...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W4W
i have a 98 blazer with cel light on custemr complant was it runs ruff i tested for the injectors and found that # 2 and 5 did not afect the way it ran so i replaced the injector sistem with the new and inproved ones from deler did not help replaced cap after ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W6W
Hey guys, This van came in with the speedometer not working. The scanner VSS reading was all over the place. We checked the VSS output at the sensor and it was reading proper. We checked the reading again at the end of the harness going into the ECM and again ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cruise control VIN: 2GTEC19T41
Cruise control inoperative. Follow GM trouble tree in Service Information (Documents 678460 & 672571). All tests pass except for the last test, confirming a speed signal input at circuit 817. This circuit has a stead 5 volts on it. Wiring diagram shows the spe...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L engine VIN: 1GCHK23152
this chevrolet uses about 3 quarts of oil a week if it is run every day which it usually is it does not leak any oil and does not smoke. I have run indicator die through the motor and tried to spot a leak and have not found one.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14V44
vehicle came in for mil lamp on dtc p0300 stored, and mil flashing. tech 2 misfire graphic show misfire on cyl #s 1 and 6. checked plugs,they were okay. changed positions with cyl #6 to cyl #4 and from cyl #1 to cyl #3. still had problem. changed wires next fr... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 3.5L door lock remot VIN: 1G1TZT5489
how can you program new remote key fob?
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Air in Cooling System VIN: 1GBJK34225
Hi, First off, I haven't worked on many of these 6.6L's, lots of other diesel work though. What I have is a cooling system that seems to get air in the system only when cold. I have repeated tested for blown head gaskets and found nothing. I have pressure test...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Alt VIN: 1GNDS13S66
Customer brought truck in a few days with noise in engine.We check it & noise sounded like bearing noise coming from Alt. Customer took it home & removed Alt & took it to rebuilder & had bearings & brushs replaced. Rebuilder said Alt was not the problem. He br...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3ELSSHOY
This car lost power again and will not start. Came on a hook. Found timing belt loose and tensioner not working. Freed up tensioner and checked belt timing all marks are correct. Car has red spark at plugs (battery is weak and we are using a jumper pack) and ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z5W
Greetings! Vehicle has a pronounced misfire feel at idle and lower rpm's. Not as noticable as rpm's increase. The problem is that the misfire counter shows zero on all cylinders and no check engine light on. I plan to do a compression check on it later, but wo...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Rear brakes VIN: 1B7GL22X7Y
This Dakota came in the shop for the rear brakes not braking on ice or snow. The front will lock up and you can stand on the pedal and the rear will continue to spin. We bypassed the abs motor for the rear brakes and still the same. We replaced the proportioni...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MS48C75
codes are set and truck appears to go into limp mode while pulling a 5th wheel over steep passes. cannot get truck to act up in the valley. replaced map sensor between trips and problem happened again. i am not much of a diesel tech and have no idea were to st... Trouble codes: P0237 (map/boost sensor), P0069 (boost key)
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L code 552 VIN: 1FTHX26H3R
Greetings Ford Guru's. This 94 Ford [8600 GVW] came in for a routine tune-up and when we checked for service codes we found code 552: TAB solenoid circuit problem. Went to test the TAB solenoid and found it isn't there. The connector for the solenoid was taped... Trouble codes: 552 (TAB Solenoid circuit)
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Mechanical VIN: 2FTHF26GXR
this vehicle goes thru 1 qt oil in 75 miles, no smoke, compression 150-160 psi with 15-25 more wet compression. i have pulled intake manifold to check for bad gaskets. has any one run into this
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1999 Ford F-250 5.4L Timing Cover VIN: 1FTNX21FXE
Need to replace timing cover. Looks like engine has to come out. Looking for tips on that. Lift cab off? Thanks Jerry This is a Diesel (wasnt a choice in the engine box)
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L egr passage VIN: 2FMZA5242X
thanks in advanced, have a windstar i know the egr passages are clogged except cylinder #2. if any one has cleaned the egr passages out before. wandering if i could do it with out removing the intake. or will that not be sufficant enough not sure how the passa... Trouble codes: P0401, P0302
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE30F5X
first of all the customer says he was driving the vehicle for 3 days with lots of white smoke coming out of tailpipe. first i check to see if oil and coolant was mixing none were mixing.then i went to start it up but it wouldnt start up and ever since i try to...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Right front brake VIN: 1FTSS34L1Y
Hi and thanks in advance.I have a 2000 E350,1 ton van that keeps eating front brake pads,especially the right front.I have replaced both front brake calipers loaded,both front brake hoses,rotors and bearings.This truck comes in every 20,000 miles like clockwor...
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17222
I have three vehicles doing the same thing possible four. All have the 4.2L V6. Two of these I have done the upper intake gaskets. Now three of them come back with the same codes and the IMRC shafts at the back of the intake are leaking vaccum. My question is ... Trouble codes: P0174
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSX31P64
Hello, and thank you for all and any help. First I would like to say, that I am a gas engine tech. A good customer asked that I please repair his truck. The owner stated that this 04 F350 Super Duty turbo diesel was smoking and loosing power. Upon performing a...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21535
This truck has a returnless electronic fuel system. the fuel pump is not being energized . the pump assembly has been replaced at another shop . there is power coming to the inertia switch and going out. my wiring (mitchell 1) showes a fuel pump driver module ... Trouble codes: 1233 (fuel pump driver module off line)
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hard start VIN: 1FAHP53U96
Have to clear flood and feather throttle to keep running on cold start for about 20 seconds or so. Scanner showing -18F on ect and -31F on iat even when it is only about 20 degrees F outside. One day the readings were ect -34F and iat was -40F. All other scan ...
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1994 Geo Metro XFi 1.0L mil VIN: 2C1MS2461R
Does anybody know where exactly the maintenance reminder switch is on this Geo Metro XFi? Thankyou!
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1996 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L compressor clutch VIN: 1GKFK16RXT
Hello, I am an instructor at a local high school. We are discussing air conditioning and are working on diagnosing the vehicle listed above. The compressor clutch never cycles, though if A/C control pin at the PCM is grounded, it will. We have identified that ...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L Hesitation, No Power on take off VIN: 1GKEK13R9X
This vehicle came in with symptoms of a plugged fuel filter, while taking off the power will fall off just like the fuel filter is plugged. We changed fuel filter and it was black inside and also was the factory filter. I suspected the fuel pump because pressu...
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1992 Honda Civic CX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH2344N
It cranks right up, sounds good, idles good, but it idles at about 1500 right up untill it hits closed loop and then it just falls on its face like it is going to die, but it doesnt. It just falls to about 200 RPM and holds steady. We have ruled out ignition s...
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58W51
hi all, this car is from my customer who is out of town.she said while driving down the freeway, the car will lose power down to 5mph. took it to a local honda dealer and they told her it needs a computer, which i don't doubt because the check engine light is ...
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2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GTDN13696
This vehicle came in with a check engine light on and a slightly rough idle. Had code 300 missfire and showed cyl.s 2 and 5 to be missing at idle but not under a load. Fuel pressure was 58 psi. Smoke checked the intake found no leaks.Ran injector drop test, al... Trouble codes: 300 (missfire)
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW35F6Y
hello guys i need some help here fixing this evap system. i just cannot find the purge control solenoid valve. done multiple tests and repairs to this system and i cannot seem to ferret it out. i dont have any literature to help me so i am basically flying bli... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap system incorrect purge flow)
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuse VIN: 4S2DM58W0Y
Hello! I hope you guys are having good December! I got this Rodeo in our shop with weird problem. It keeps blowing 15amp ELEC IGN Fuse which powers up 4wd motor , power windows...etc. Anyway, this will only blow shifting out of 4WD with truck on a ground ...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L rear shocks VIN: SAJHX124OV
Attempting to replace rear shocks on this XJ6. How do you get to the top nut on the shock?? Or how do you replace rear shocks on this model? No real info in mitchell. Spring seats on control arm at bottom with sock in center of spring. Thank You Very Much for ...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L lock up VIN: 1J4FA29P11
we rebuilt the trans with a rem converter and a new lockup switch from dodge. air pressure check ok. installed a new radiator, flushed out lines with flush kit. cleaned out valve body and adjusted it to specs. went and drove it and when you hit passing gear it...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L abs VIN: SALTL12482
Hi Guys, I got this Discovery with ABS issue, the issue is when apply the brake on icey or snow road the abs works & brake pedal pulsate & doing its job , but the truck slides all over the place you need to realy control the steering othewise the truck will sl...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L high idle VIN: JT8UF11E7P
have a 93 ls 400 that will not idle down with ac on and in gear.using red brick,no codes and all appears ok.isc step readings appear ok.idles at 700 rpm in park no ac.650 rpm in gear no ac.850-900 rpm ingear with ac on.this causes a 25 to 30 mph constant coast...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L 2-3 shift solenoid VIN: JT8BF28G31
Found internal trans blasted. Did rebuild, many hard parts. Now car "binds" feels like an anchor thrown out , under light or normal acceleration. Scan trans and ECM operation found SL2 Solenoid cycles on and off holding 2 clutch. Was told by ATSG tech line nee...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L traction control VIN: 1LNFM97VXW
Hi guys, I'm hoping someone has some insight to this Lincoln. We had the dash out of the car to replace the heater core. The car has come back with the "Check Traction Control" message illuminated. It has U1051 code stored, but Alldata doesn't provide any test...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L code p1519 VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
Hello all, I have this Lincoln in for repairs, That test out bad imrc actuator, monitor curcuit failure reads 5.25 volt all the time, even with actuator opening or closed. I tried to order it through a local ford dealer, they say it obsolete does anyone know o... Trouble codes: P1519
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2004 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L high RPM VIN: PE4ET78141
Hi to everbody, We are encountering a problem on mazda tribute 3.0L engine. The problem is RPM goes above 3000 for 15 to 20 seconds and goes back to normal idle and if you wait for another seconds RPM rise up again and back to normal idle again (again and agai...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L throttle acuator VIN: WDBGA51E9S
Hello Mercedes techs, This 1995 S500 came to me with an intermittent ASR light accompanied by loss of throttle control when hitting bumps or driving on rough roads, he pulls over, shuts off and restarts the engine, the light is out and he can continue driving...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJF55F1V
Car was brought in dead battery. Charged and tested battery. Tested alternator. All good. Found draw off battery. Pulled #17 fuse and dropped to and acceptable draw. I have some experience with Mercedes, but need some help on this one. Alldata doesn't seem to ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L ride height VIN: WDBNG75JX1
when cold outside (below 30 degrees); front suspension will drop all the way down overnight. When warm as in summer suspension will stay up indefinitely. The customer complained that it was doing it "now" so he brought it in & now it is warm out & not doing ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L pass. seat VIN: WDBLK65E82
Thanx for reading this post. Car came in 12/08 for same problem. Installed another module, this time no change. Code for forw./rearward hall sensor setting over and over after you clear it and try to move seat. Tried known good door module, switch and seat. N...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4A3AC54H51
Vehicle came in with inop trans. No forward or reverse. Found splines on converter stripped and hard parts in pan. Ordered reman trans. Installed and now will not shift. Slams from first directly into drive and nuetral light blinks. Trans code #41 comes up. Fi...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 2P4FP2532V
when it rains the splashing of water throws the surpenteen belt off the power steering pump and altenator, thanks for any help this thing has drove me nuts.
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2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, no spark 1and 4 VIN: 1G2JB52491
Got a 2001 sunfire towed in... Found there is good fuel pressure, and checked for spark had spark but came to find out only on 2 and 3 swapped out coil for that one and still no spark at all. thinking towards module but would like some input first before I spe...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Turn Signal Relay VIN: 1G2NF52E72
Gentlemen, this Grand Am's turn signal relay is part of the emergency flasher switch. After using the turn signals, they cancel and the relay keeps clicking, sometimes 8 or 10 times. I have checked power and ground at the relay/switch, so I was wondering about...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE2 2.2L ignition VIN: 1G2NF52F23
Car came in with no start security light on. After programing the security system, the car started up. I installed new ignition lock tumbler with switch and the security light will not stop flashing and car will not start. I put old lock tumbler in car starts ...
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1993 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L ETS inop VIN: YS3CL65R0P
I really need to help this guy if possible. Customer arrived with ETS/TCS systems inop. Checked basics and found no faults. Since I do not have a scan tool capable of communicating with the affected systems, I referred him to Saab dealer for diagnosis. THE SAA... Trouble codes: 5 (flash code - throttle position)
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: YS3ED58E2Y
veh has new ignition module,electronic throttle body, turbo and maf-runs poor like maf with maf connected-runs well with maf disconnected and scan data looks proper,fuel trim, os2,map.It seems like the maf we are receiving are for non turbo cars, is there a di...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: YS3EF48Z91
This one came in with a complaint of battery dying overnight even though the battery had been replaced the day before by the dealer. It was indeed dead so the battery was trickle charged for 24 hours and load tested, good. When the battery was reconnected, th...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Gauges VIN: 5GZCZ23D73
Thanks in advance. We have this Vue with the Service Wrench Light on and the gauges are going crazy. None of my scanners will pick up a code. The truck runs fine and nothing is affected other than the gauges being erratic. Also when the wrench light comes on t...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L crankshaft VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
Hello group. I need some advise on this engine job I have completed. Its a 2.5liter that I rebuilt a few weeks ago. The engine runs perfectly fine, it has about 1500 miles on it now and there no oil consumption no piston slap (yet) but there is some noise that...
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L very low power VIN: JT3VN39W3R
balance test shows cyl 1,3,5 ( passenger bank, under plenum 8( )low power, ignition new and strong. each injector bank ohms abut 5.4. when disabling 1,3,5 injectors only get mild drop, 2,4,6 generally kill the vehicle. looked at timing marks ( crank pulley, no...
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L steering VIN: 2HNYD18692
Thanks for all of the timely advice. After flushing the ps system and cleaning the reservior we did the following: 1. checked o-rings for leaks--found that feed line to pump--fitting was loose and allowing air in- replaced the oring and sealed using little ...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L level sensor VIN: WBAFA53541
TECHS IN AGREEMENT WITH REPLY SOME OF THESE VEHICLES INCLUDING 5 SERIES OF THIS YEAR MAY NOT HAVE A PLUG.THERE IS NO LIGHT ON,SO IAM DISRIGUARDING PLUG.
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L hard start VIN: 1GCDT19X7V
Had a 1 volt drop between battery voltage and ignition voltage. Found the battery wire from the positve post to the alternator was almost corroded in half. Fixed that wire and restored ignition voltage. Truck seems to be fixed. Thanks to those that responded.
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCEC1944Y
This pickup is FIXED! I replaced the PCM and had the dealer reflash it. Vehicle ran fine, no misfires and no hesitation. Thank you for the swift replies. Jerry sent me a TSB about testing for fuel injector restriction, good info and a common problem on this ve... Trouble codes: P0200 (Injector Control Circuit), P0303 (Misfire Cylinder 3).
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2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L drive shaft VIN: 1GCDT13W92
Sorry for the long delay closing. The transmission cross member ended up being bent upwardws. you could not see this by looking at it. Thanks for all the help
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L cooling system VIN: 2C3HD36J1Y
well the short end of the story is that the customer is a real piece of work cause there trying to get everything for nothing go figure!! lol well i flushed coolant syst 2 times and it seems to be fine i couldnt get it to overheat even after running 4-5 hours...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Lower control arm VIN: 3C8FY68B92
Thanks for the help. Of the 8 replies 6 cut a hole in the sub frame for access and Clyde and Derrick went in through the floor. I chose the floor route. Remove the sill plates and kick panels. Pull back the carpet and the sound deadener (I had to cut it on the...
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L chassis VIN: 1B4GH44R1N
We replaced the bottom engine/trans mount as it was torn. We also replaced the remanufactured axles with new units. the problem was gone when the vehicle was test driven. We also did the test with the van on the ground that we took off the axle nuts and saw ho...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B7KF2672V
you guys were right the new cranks sensor fixed the problem. almost everyone that replyed said to replece the ckp sensor. I would suggest to anyone with similar problems to look at the crank sensor because the old saying they either work or they dont is not al...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4D7KU28013
Hey thanks a ton for all of the help. You guys are awesome. Two of you guys were exactly on track. What i found was this. I smoked the intake system and found a bunch of pin hole leaks in the intake runner going to #6 cylinder. It looked as if it was melt... Trouble codes: P2106, P2108 (ETC module performance).
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L white puffy smoke VIN: 1FDWE30F5X
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THEIR HELP THE PROBLEM I FOUND WAS OIL LEAKING THRU TURBOCHARGER GOING INTO INTAKE.TURBOCHARGER SEALS LEAKING.THANKS
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWF32F6X
we found some plugs to go in the high pressure lines and a tee so we could hook up the icp sensor to a tee at the plugs we found so we could watch the high pressure pump still about 185 psi.then we removed valve covers to blow air in where the high pressure li... Trouble codes: P1211, P1247, P0605.
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2000 Ford Explorer XL Fleet 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU71XXY
I DOUBLED CHECKED TDC ON NUMBER 1 AND CHECKED THE CAM SENSOR HOUSING FOR PROPER ALIGNMENT AND THAT WAS ALL GOOD.I THEN DID A RELEARN BY DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY LET IT SIT FOR A WHILE RECONNECTED BATTERY AND ROAD TESTED THE TRUCK AND ALL IS WELL.I SHOULD OF D... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C51
The customer picked up the truck about a week ago. I gave him a call this evening to find out what happened and here it is: everyone including me believe there is too much back pressure in the exhaust and this is causing the light. Mind you the light wasn't on... Trouble codes: P1401 (dpfe sensor high).
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Air bag sensor-wiring VIN: 1FTPX14515
Thanks to all who replied. What a pain in the butt to find a simple electrical connector. Only have 1 Ford dealer in aera. They ended up finding connector shell & then I had to remove terminals from old connector, send them to dealer and they matched new ter...
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1995 GMC Safari 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GDDM19W9S
I want to thank everyone who sent some advice, I tried all the sugestions without postive results. Finaly a last ditch effort I threw in another IAC, Yep that was it now the idle counts are around 38. Runs and idles as it should. Thanks again to those who took... Trouble codes: 35 (Idle control malfunction).
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L steering VIN: 1GTHK29U63
The vehicle is fixed. The problem ended-up being the rear universal joint on the rear shaft. It was completely seized in one direction. Externaly it appeared fine with no discoloration or signs of grease loss. We replaced both joints on the shaft and the truck...
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMEG8658S
Thanks to all who replied and offered help on this. after further inspection we found a burnt spot on the distributor shaft and a hole in the rotor (this was a few month old reman distributor installed out of town) Installed a good used distributor we had here...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L spark knock VIN: SAJDA01N21
This cat is tamed! It came back to me today for a checkup since I changed the Cylinder Head Temp sensor, and put back in the 5w20. All monitors are complete and car is driving fine. All those codes resulting from a failing CHT. The funny thing is that the c... Trouble codes: P1383, P1388, P1381, P1386, P1289, P0196.
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJETA01U1
thanx to the 2 techs that took the time to responde . i loosen frame at driver side supported engine and voala compressor out again thanx to mark and adam.
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF1OU3X
Alright gentlemen, this one is fixed. Thank you all for the great responses they led me in the right direction. The problem with the P0171 (System Lean) was a hair line crack in the front exhaust manifold. I removed it and welded it shut. I'm pretty sure... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system too lean bank 1).
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L heater VIN: 5LMPU28A0Y
I HAVE NOT FIXED THIS YET BUT I HAVE FOUND THE PROBLEM. I PUT A CLEAR 3/4 IN HOSE ON THE INLET TO THE HEATER, AS SOON AS YOU START THE ENGINE COOLANT IS FLOWING GREAT BUT ITS FULL OF BUBBLES. THE LONGER IT RUNS YOU CAN SEE A BUBBLE BUILDING UP IN THE LINE. I H...
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1986 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1BF2326G
Replaced igniter (ignition control module) drove for 100 miles, over 4 days no problems. Thanks to all who replied.
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2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1FE1Z395
Thank you everyone for the replies. I got several great responses. I tried a couple different ways to clear out the flood but the one that worked the best was from david [...]. We disonnected the air pump and then fed oil in through the vacume lines in ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF72F6V
SOMETHING THAT I DIDNT EVEN LOOKED AT.I KEPT THE CAR OVER NIGHT TO SEE AIR PUMP IS GOING TO TURN ON.I CLEAN THE WATER OUT OF THE AIR PUMP.CHECKED THE CHECK VALVE WAS WORKING GOOD AND VACUUM SWITCH VALVE WAS WORKING GOOD,BUT PUMP WASNT COMING ON.I CHECK THE PUM... Trouble codes: P0410.
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWF161L3X
Well this one is gone to the dealer,most of you said to send it to the dealer and have it reprogramed and to replace the keys,Thats what I did and it is fixed THANKS ALL OF YOU.
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Hub VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
Hello all, havn't gotten this one back in yet, but everyone said they've had good luck just cleaning the hubs so that's what I'll try when I getit back. Thanks to those who took thier time to respond.
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Pressure Control VIN: 1G3GR62C7S
Replaced the computer yet again. Drove it for a week and put on [...] and so far problem has not returned.
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L thermostat VIN: 3G2JB1243T
Well gentleman your response was exactly the reason that I'm a member of this group.The first thing we did is drill a couple of 1/8" holes in thermostat because it's cheap to try.Radiator got hot at lower rad hose end but 2 holes are "too" big [as some of you ...
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L fuse box VIN: YS3EF48Z3X
THANKS TO AL [...] FOR THE INFO, IT WAS THE BACK IGN CASSETTE SHORTED, IT WOULD START TO SMOKE IF U USED A FUSE BUDDY AND KEPT POWER THERE FOR AWHILE, THANKS AGAIN!!!
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Radiator VIN: 1G8JU54F92
Thank you to just about every body that responded. Cascade did the trick. That is unbelievable, you can just see it break down the oil. Good learning experience. Thanks again.
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L transaxle/transfer case VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
We were looking on the wrong end of this car for the problem. One of the things that hindered us on this was figuring out the power flow in the transaxle/transfer case. Mitchell and the pictures we got from the dealer showed the rear driveshaft connected direc...
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2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Limited 3.0L TPMS light VIN: 4S4WX82C76
Sorry, this one is not yet fixed. I believe the communication problem will require a scan tool that will read the TPMS module. I can only read the signal given from each sensor and since thay all produce the same signal I am not sure if the problem is relate...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1AE09B1R
Thanks for all the good replies. It was Richard from New Mexico's reply that persuaded me go back to take another look at the coil before I went any further with suspecting the IAC. I had seen no discoloration or burning but I had missed a tiny hairline crack ...
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Yaw rate sensor VIN: JTEHT05J51
Thank you all for the info. The yaw sensor is under the console wood trim ahead of the transfer case shifter. The deceleration sensor is behind the shifter. I was able to snake it out and get the new one in and initialized with our mastertech Problem solved...
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L srs lamp VIN: 4T1BF28B23
This system will light the Airbag lamp with out storing any codes when battery voltage to center airbag sensor drops for any reason. There is a voltage increase circuit in the airbag sensor assembly in case source voltage drops. Lamp will go out when voltage...
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2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L combination meter goes black VIN: JTDKB20U98
I was finally able to duplicate the condition at will by disconnecting the combination meter while 'ready on', and then drive the vehicle while the meter unplugged at over 10mph, enough for the speed sensors to register that it cannot be in park position, then...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWWA81H8T
HI GUYS, THIS ONE IS FIXED. IT WAS THE CRANK SENSOR, GOT A NEW ONE AND PLUGED IT IN AND TOUCHED IT WITH SCREW DRIVER AND FUEL PUMP KICKED ON, PULLED OLD ONE AND REPLACED AND IT STARTED. RON [...] THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT YOU WERE RIGHT, ... Trouble codes: P1500 (fuel pump relay -j17 electrical problem in circuit).
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1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L shift quality VIN: 3VWTD81H9V
This VW is fixed. After tearing it apart to verify that we did nothing wrong an OE slave fixed the problem. Apparently the Raysbestos slave was leaking down internally preventing the clutch from disengaging all the way.
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Cam Tensioner VIN: WVWPD23B3Y
Thank you for your replies everyone. I struggled with this car at every turn and with each part on the driver side. I ordered a new cam tensioner and a new cam pulley because the old one just would not come off so I ended up breaking it. Pissed me off real goo...
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