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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Lack of power VIN: WBACA42020
Customer experiences intermittent stall, hard starting and lack of power when it starts. No fault evident during my road test. The stored fault (65) refers to a error in network E. I have a wiring diagrams,that show diagnostic and CAN but there is nothing re... Trouble codes: 65 (nwe - error)
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1992 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4NJ1432N
we have a car demon. this car was towed to us as a no start. vehical had spark, fuel, and injectoe pulse. car will atempt to startas though it has a blown head gasket. checked comp. 140 lbs on all 4 cyl. timing marks are dead on. wierd thing is that the scanne...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4GD2210S
Customer was driving along , engine quit. Towed to shop has spark and fuel presure, no power to injectors. Also no power to most fuses in D/S fuse panel. Looks like the pink wire from ignition controls the panel . Iam looking for a wiring diagram for the ignit...
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1996 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L dash lights VIN: 1G4NJ52T6T
car will run but tempt and tach will stop working and idiot lights will pop on
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4HP54K92
I have this 02 Buick lesabre that came in with an in op blower motor, found the 30amp fuse that feeds the blower motor module to be popped. Installed new fuse and preformed amp draw on the blower motor and found to only pull 8amps. Then I went to run the car o...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L rear knuckle VIN: 1G6KD54Y6W
The upper bushings in the rear knuckles are worn out.I was wondering if anyone knows of a replacement bushing for this.The only way I can find the bushing is in a new knuckle. Thanks in advance for all the help
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Hard start cold VIN: 1G1YY3184J
Hey guys,This car came in with many problems. Fixed them one by one ,But still have a hard start problem cold. Fuel pressure drops very little while sitting. This car has a aftermarket pressure regulator, And no cold start injector.(someone plugged the hole) I...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Unknown VIN: 13MV456GH6
okay after sitting in the cold all night, will drive truck at my first and sometimes second stop it wont go after a full stop, have to put in park or reverse then it will work fine. has anyone had this problem before??
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.4L interior lights and door locks VIN: 1GNDU06EXT
Hey everyone. Hope you can help. We've got this Lumina APV here that at times will not shut off the interior lights. When the van is sitting at night the lights will come on and start dimming up and down, and with out even touching the van they will go back ou...
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBGC34R2W
dont know how long before intake manifold was replaced before timing chain or if problem happened after this. came in with noticable miss under light load or revving engine up in park. found dist cap loose and rotor not screwed down and broke. replaced cap ro... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple misfire)
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L hard start VIN: 1G1JF5245X
most of the time if this car sits for a while, it will have extended crank time when starting. initially suspected faulty fuel pump. fuel pressure within specs. no codes in computer. using tech service hotline, checked for voltage at ignition module while cran...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 2GCEK19T0Y
this truck has been a nightmeer. my customer is afraid with the 2-3 shift flare it will end up burning this new trans up also i hope someone has had this before. all this has happened in about 8,000 miles
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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 Venture LS 3.4L heater VIN: 1GNDX03E34
This van came in with a complaint of no heat. The engine is up to operating temp and the coolant is full. Bith of the heater hoses are hot and the inlet is hotter than the outlet, not a ton but you can feel a difference. We replaced the heater core thinking th...
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L tach/speedo VIN: 1GNDT13524
hi gm techs,i'm having a problem with a instrument cluster.it intermitantly drops out.i mean the tach and speedo go the wrong way.they point down or rotate backwards abit.the odometer still works.i scanned bcm/pcm-no codes.they see rpm and speed signal.you can...
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L all lights on dash VIN: 1G1JC12F85
Customer came in with the complaint of all the dash lights flickering on and off and the gauges sweep just like when you first start the vehicle. pulled all the trouble codes and cleared them all. Test drove vehicle for 3 days with no problem and started this ... Trouble codes: U1064 (pcm loss of comm with bcm), U1088 (bcm loss of comm with sir), U1088 (bcm loss of comm with sir), U1000 (radio loss of comm with sir), U1016 (sir loss of comm with bcm/pcm/vcm)
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L battery VIN: 2C4GP54LO4
This condition is very intermittent. This van is owned by an elderly couple who have complained of a dead battery three times over the last year. At first we thought they just left an interior light or something on. The battery was original so we replaced it n...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1C3LC56K27
2007 sebring dash lights inop,all other lights work if i turn the headlight switch on the cluster lights will fire up for a second then go out so i know the cluster lights work.no codes for the cluster i dont think its the switch because the radio and clock il...
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1989 Dodge Ram 50 2.6L start up VIN: JB7FM24E8K
This is a tech's winter beater. It has the mikuni carb and it runs well after it starts up. The problem is that it is nearly impossible to start when cold. The choke is messed up on it (the butterfly is missing) and the choke mechanism is missing. Pumping gas ...
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1991 Dodge D250 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7J26MYXM
this truck came in with check engine light on code 37 open or short air pump solenoid and 51 lean code . with scanner hoked up can watch o2 sensor value at 0.00v unplugged vac to air pump o2 volts rise . check solenoid that controls vac and it is grounded all ... Trouble codes: 37 (air pump sol short or open), 51 (lean)
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC16Z1W
Posting for another shop that does not have IATN. This Dodge P/U will cut out and backfire through intake at about 3900 RPM. It doesn't matter if you are driving it or sitting still. It does not set any mis-fire codes and while it is mis-firing in the shop yo...
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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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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L ignition VIN: 2D4GP24363
vehicle was towed in as no start antitheft keeping vehicle from starting tried new skims unit and new keys (had them programmed by locksmith) led light stays on cannot access trouble codes with modis did get vehicle to start for 2 seconds and die after a few t...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LA38C13
Truck will not start when it is below 45 degrees outside used block heater to start. On days over 45 degrees starts and runs fine no smoke.
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hard start VIN: 1D7KU28C63
replaced transfer pump with upgrade for unit ( bd power flow max inline pump ) truck stared fine after replacment and bagan starting hard again checked transfer pump psi it is 18 psi ( good) checked frp on scanner builds relativly quick to reach 40 mpa and hol...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF37F35
Hello I have a 1995 F-350 with a 7.3L diesel that was wn old ambulance that now has a flat bed on it. They were driving it and it stalled and restarted, the next day it stalled again and hasn't started since. Another shop has replaced the IDM module, cam sen...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Oil cooler VIN: 1FMDU32P6V
Local Ford dealer says oil cooler is $1200,but part is obsolete.We are considering by-passing the cooler entirely.Wondering if anyone else has had this issue?
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15U7W
Hi all, This ford came in with the code listed above. The customer was driving through the desert when the syncronizer went bad. A friend of his replaced it, and they were on their way. When it got to us, we replaced the cmp sensor due to damage, and after mul... Trouble codes: P1309
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46F1Y
I have replaced the cmp with one from napa, one from ford, and a known good one (out of a company truck) I checked and rechecked the harness going into in for corrosion and loose connections. Pretty much have that ruled out. The truck was in about two weeks ag... Trouble codes: P0344, P0603
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Runs rough VIN: 1FTPX12514
Truck brought in from another shop who had already replaced intake manifold, all coils, and all O2 sensors, and MAF but still running rough and has code PO174. We tested it and replaced fuel injectors #5, 6,&7 but still same symptoms so we replaced both timing... Trouble codes: P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
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2006 Ford LCF 4.5L Hesitation, No Power VIN: 3FRLL45ZX6
Hello Techs and thank you for your help with our Heavy-medium tilt cab truck. Truck was brought to our shop for a "no power" situation. I normally do maintenance service to this fleet. I cannot get communication with genetic OBD11. It has no check engine light...
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1993 GMC G3500 Rally 5.7L Electronic VIN: 2GTGG39K5P
thanks in advance for any help on this one.trans shifts fine until ANY electrical device is turned on(heater fan,lights,etc.) at this point, it will not shift out of 1st. the alt guage also crashes down to 8v, but it is still charging 14v at the battery.i'm th...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L ecm, abs, locks VIN: 3GKFK16Z23
This vehicle has multiple electrical problems all intermittent. As you are driving this vehicle, sometimes when hitting hard bumps in the road, several malfunctions occur. The ABS light comes on, the CHECK ENGINE light comes on, the DOOR LOCKS CYCLE, THE SEAT ...
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2009 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK36399
This truck came from a local body shop (front end damage) with a dead battery and multiple codes. Everything checks out OK except we can't get the P069E code to clear. The vehicle starts and runs fine. Our Tech 2 has 2008 software and pulls the code and descri... Trouble codes: P069E (Fuel Pump Control Module)
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L red brake indicator VIN: 1HGEM22582
came in with red brake light on in the cluster and checked the switches and all are good...find no real diagnose chart for this issue im hoping someone has seen this problem and send me down a good path... there is a code in the pcm for eld(p1298) electronic l...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16685
this honda come in for long crank start,no start,start and die ,with code po355 checked senser no signal, so replaced the senser ,but still long crank and code will come back right away ,i all ready checked power ground to the senser and ther is good cam signa... Trouble codes: P0335
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2006 Hummer H2 6.0L ignition lock, solenoids VIN: 5GRGN23UX6
I saw a previous post on this problem but it was closed with a summary not a fix. What happens is suddenly one time you take off and it is in limp mode and the key cannot be removed. I found a TSB on the problem but it doesn't really help this vehicle has no a...
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1984 Isuzu Trooper 1.9L 4wheel drive VIN: JAACH15A2E
Hi Izuzu Techs, We have Trooper here that came in for 4wd inop we found the front locking hubs had been switched from side to side and were damaged. We replaced these hubs and the front wheels will lock in now but when you engauge the 4wd in 4 high or 4 low a...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L valve body transfer plate VIN: 1J4GZ78S5P
Transmission is a RE42. I am unable to find correct valve body transfer plate.I have been in touch with TransGo help line & they recommend using their tf-plt-95b plate. This is used on the larger case models. It is very close but needs a couple feed holes resi...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S04
I've got an odd one here! I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 4.0L. I am getting a P0051 for an O2 heater problem on Bank 2 Sensor 1. I have replaced both upstream oxygen sensors with no help at all. I ran the heater test on a stone cold engine for the 5 ... Trouble codes: P0051 (Bank 2 Sensor 1 O2 Heater)
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: JT8BF28G11
Afternoon Tech's . I have this 2000 lexus ES300 that has low power. Checked Code's,noticed that the misfire code's are on the same bank as the 02 sensor code's. lab scope ignition no problem found on ign system. Test a/f sensor found a.f sensor on b1 stuck a t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305, P1133
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Heater VIN: 5LMPU28A2X
Hello , We recieved this navigator, customer complaint, that when traveling down the road there is some heat, but at idle it goes cold again. Customer stated that the heater core was replaced 2 yrs ago. The top radiator hose is hot, and the heater hose out of ...
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1993 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22BXP
Replaced the crank sensor in the car for a no spark condition. Now, while cranking, my compression guage reads 0 psi. Cylinder leak test finds no leakage. Checked timing marks, all dead on. I'm pulling my hair out because I know I'm missing something simple...
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1997 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM3LV5237V
Hello fellow techs, I am having some issues with this MPV and I am hoping for some suggestions on it.This MPV drinks gas like it is going out of style.It runs beautiful but the fumes coming out the tailpipe are enough to knock you out!!Here are some numbers I ...
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 6745FI4309
This fine 2000 Mercury Villager/Nissan Quest got towed in from another shop. It has good fuel pressure, good spark, good compression, no codes. Did a fuel test to check for E85 ok. spark plugs were all soaked. Cleaned all the plugs, disconnected fuel pump rela...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU86W32
Hello all, we have this Mountaineer that very intermittantly under accereration will shudder or occasionaly drop out as if the electrical system is cutting out, ie. ignition switch dropping out. Immediately restarts after stall, no codes present any help would...
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4A3AJ46G4V
Hi, I have a problem with a Galant. It came in with no communication to the front o2 sensor with the corresponding fault code set and MIL on. I replaced the setsor reset MIL and perfomed a drive cycle. One week later the customer atempted to get the car inspec...
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1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: JA3AY26A8X
This vehicle came in for poor runnig condition while cold. I was told it had fault codes for lean bank one and misfire, but were erased before it came in. Confirmed poor runing cold and after warm up the vehicle ran but lacked power. Fault code did not return....
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L spark & fuel pulse VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
this very rough car was towed in. owner said engine was just replaced (looks like under the old oak tree type job) stated the car drove on three occasions & then would not restart again. research i've done seems to point to a faulty distribitor. i have checked...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 5N1ED28T9Y
I have a Xterra 3.3 that will run rough and then not start. When not starting there is good fuel pressure, good spark but no or very weak injector pulse. I have tested grounds for pcm. I have scoped Cam sensor and tdc sensor in distibutor and both seem to be g...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L power window VIN: 3N1CB51D22
see above. i put it in the wrong place
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2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L Drive-axles VIN: 5GZCZ33D52
Hi I have a customer with a 2002 Saturn VUE this is the second transmission that is going bad. The customer wants to convert it over to manual gear box my question is have any one done this before and what parts do he need also will it affect the ecu or the dr...
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Heater VIN: JTDDY32T7Y
Customer arrived with complaint of "No heat" 28 degree day, vehicle at operating temperature. Heater output temperature 44 degrees. I checked the adjustment of the blend door cable. It is correct. When moving the temp select knob from cold to hot there is an...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Speedometer VIN: 5TEGN92NX3
I don't usually do work on imports but customer wanted me to look at this P/U. The speedometer and tach do not work at all and there is a light on in the dash that says RR Diff Lock. I have no idea what that light is referring to. I have checked all fuses an...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWPB81H5X
the car was towed into the shop for a cranking no start.check fuel pressure and found 40 psi while cranking.check ignition spark in each cylinder had good spar in cylinders 1,3,and 4 but weak spark in cylinder #2.replaced the spark plugs,cap ,rotor,and wires a...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRC29MXY
Ok I have a 2000 Jetta with a 2.0 AEG motor and a 5 speed. Cust complaint is of a mil light on and sometimes flashing. Codes revealed misfire on all cylinders. Further investigation shows new plugs,wires, coil, maf and all are OE VW parts. Test drive the car a... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L starter VIN: YV1LS5723T
96 850 turbo intermittent no crank. the customer said it's done it 3 times for him. the lights come on on the dash but it will not start. it would not act up for me. i did voltage drops and found nothing. the starter was original so the customer approved repla...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L cooling system VIN: 1GCEC14Z7R
problem found : first i want to thank every one that gave some input.I tested coolant system for hydro carbons and got 75ppm confirming head gasket leakage.note this vehicle had no driveability complaints.i had tested hc after about 10 min run time no results ...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W4W
found timing chain is bad custemer did not want to fix it Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
Thanks to all who responded. The vehicle was test driven without the lamp reoccuring. Ran through all modes and everything seemed fine. Delivered and the owner stated the lamp returned before they arrived home. Once the vehicle returned the lamp was off but th...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W71
Thanks for all of the replies. I received serveral replies, bad valve spring, fuel injector, distributor gear worn excessively, internal vacuum leak, excessive crankshaft end play. Here is the testing I have done. Performed compression and running compression ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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1990 Dodge W250 5.9L Low brake pedal VIN: 1B7KM2685L
Many thanks to all of you who responded to this request.Several of you mentioned the proportioning/combination valve as a possible cause of our grief.We had considered this but had shied away from replacing it initially because of the near 300 dollar cost.We e...
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L vehicle heater VIN: 1B3EL46X32
Hello all and again sorry for the late response. The owner discovered that if he selects full defrost the system will blow good steady heat. Needless to say he want's to live with that for now, or until something else causes it to not work in that mode. Anyw...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L runs poor VIN: 3B7KF23672
Everyone was helpful. Andy from Tx had emphisized the fact that this ride has two module boxes. Cummins ECM -on engine block and Chryl PCM on fire wall. The code for PO606 is ECM failure not PCM failure. The ultimate cause was over voltage spiking the sensors.... Trouble codes: P0606, P1475, P0238, P0123, P0118, P0113.
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L code 552 VIN: 1FTHX26H3R
It's fixed. Got 8 very excellent replies and here's what we figured out. Carl was able to tell me that on some pickups over 8600GVW only one solenoid was used which explains the completely missing soleniod and vacuum lines however it didn't explain the code. B... Trouble codes: 552 (TAB Solenoid circuit).
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30F2T
Thanks everyone The fix ended up being the cam/crank sensor.Very intermittent.Finally the truck quit.Thanks again
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Engine VIN: 1FTSS34F3W
Well this was my first time using the help request, I must say this is as good as any tool in my box, a special thanks to Charles for answering my e-mails. The problem was difficult because everything seemed to be working correctly. Their is a tube going up to...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L Right front brake VIN: 1FTSS34L1Y
Hi and i would like to thank all 11 that replied.First of all,to address the question on pad type,i was installing the Wagner thermoquiet brand brake pads.Also i thought about the possibility of the master cylinder being the problem but i only was having the ...
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L 4wd no hub engagement VIN: 1FTRX14W05
first and foremost let me thank all the great guys that responded to my post.i had never had a issue with one of these and i could not find much info.so this was a good learning job.i know this system very well now.now to the fix,did tsb for solenoid with no c...
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1994 Geo Metro XFi 1.0L mil VIN: 2C1MS2461R
My first time diagnosing a Geo so thank you Ron for the excellent advice! I was reading TechHelp and thought they all had maintenance reminder switches. I retrieved 2 codes like he said to do {scanner said to do something else that didn't work} code 13 O2 sens...
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1985 GMC S15 High Sierra 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, TIMMING ADVANCE VIN: 1GTCT14B2F
hi and thanks to all that responded, well further diagnsosis found egr leaking past pintal, cause for rough idle and stall condition, this engine had the intake gaskets replaced for coolant leak about 8 to 12 months ago, and the back of the intake was not se...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1GTEK19TXX
tested and verified cluster bad,replaced with new works great now.thanks for everyones help
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG66501
Thanks to all; I had some good suggestions, It turns out the camshaft siezed long enough to rotate the cam gear on the shaft a few degrees the released and turned over fine. the timing marks were still aligned and on a quick look the key was still in the shaft...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L blend door actuator VIN: 1J4GW48S62
Thanks to everyone who replied...It seems the consensus from the posts was a broken blend door and a hvac case replacement...I pulled the actuator and tested the blend door several times and ruled that out...my problem was definatley electrical. After alot o...
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L driveline VIN: JT8BH28FXY
Thanks to SCOTT from IL. ,JAVIER from NJ.,FRANCIS from NJ.and ADRIAN from OHIO.I appreciate you taking your own time to offer help, suggestions were to check strut bar bushings for fluid leak and loosness, I checked all suspension components and completed a 4 ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBJF70J4Y
Thank you folks, for your help/time. After many test drives and troubleshooting tips, we were never able too get this vehicle to act up. Until I threw my hands up in discouragement, testing the Crankshaft sensor wave form, camshaft wave form, fuel pressure/vol...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L warning lights VIN: WDBPJ78J91
Well we did find the problem, all the post led to voltage regulator. Very hard to find for this model and year, but one place did find one. This customer is slow to make a decision and seems to be low on funds. And still owes us for the original job. So we are...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L srs VIN: WDBJF82J82
Here's what we learned. Replies thought that car should be read with factory scanner to be sure info was correct. One reply was from Mercedes dealer tech from NJ who offered the service so we had one of his associates scan the car. Fault code was B1000 - SRS m...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L pass. seat VIN: WDBLK65E82
First of all, many thanx to Richard in Florida and Patrick in Georgia. Last night after I posted my request, . . I looked in the knowledge base and found one help request with a simular fix. (Why I didn't check there first is beyond me at the moment). So this...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L door locks VIN: 4JGAB57E84
thanks for all the good advice the door lock actuator fixed this one again,thanks to all who responded
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2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L maintenence reset VIN: WDBUF56X27
Thanks for all the replies.Steve gave me the link to the MB tech site and choose workshop resources.You will need the pictures that denote which buttons to push on the wheel ie:push SSS1s1.This info is also free o...
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1982 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L left headlight VIN: JN1HZ04SZC
After much searching we found a broken wire between the two headlights. After checking the fuse box, relay and headlight bulbs that was almost all that was left.
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L locks, windows,mirrors VIN: 1G2HX54K8Y
Many thanks to Craig for helping answer my question which was what should the simple bus voltage be. The answer was that there is no set range unlike most data lines. It seems as long as there is some sort of fluctuation in the line it apparently is trying to ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2NF52T6Y
After isolating the problem with all of your tips, it seems as if the timing chain has jumped on the exhaust side. The chain was recently replaced at another shop and will go back for a warranty repair. Thanks , Tom Trouble codes: P0300, P0172.
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH80641
The fuel injection cleaning did solve the problom with cyl 6 missfire. The p306 code never came back. Trouble codes: P0306.
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Lighting VIN: 1NXBR18E11
After checking all the wiring and cleaning the grounds to make sure the module was not working the customer has declined further repairs. Thanks for all the good responses.
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L head lamp VIN: 1F4GR5678H
WELL THANKS FOR ALL THE POSTS $650.00 DOLLARS TO TOYOTA FOR TWO HEADLIGHT BULB AND ITS FIXED. I DID FIND AFTERMARKET VERSIONS OF THESE BULB ON PLASMAGARAGE.COM BUT THE CUST. OPTED TO GO OE. HE DID CALL TOYOTAS 800 NUMBER TO ASK FOR A GOOD WILL REPAIR AND THEY ...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H4T
WOW!!! You Guys are the BEST!! 10 of the 12 replys said ONLY OEM COIL. Period. No question. Stanley even called us personally to make sure we didn't risk damaging another ECM. They are all still OK. The new OEM coil started right up. The aftermarket coil mus... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cyl misfire).
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L low heat VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
Hello all. We finally got this one gone. It was the blend door foam that came off the door. The selection door also was bad. We went to our local hardware store and got some foil tape to wrap the doors. It works great now. The advice I got was correct you shou...
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