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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No lights on instrument cluster VIN: WAVZZZ4F26
Hi everybody, i need your help on this Audi A6, if i on the ignition the windows will work, lights, A/C will show off but it doesn't come on, no lights on instrument cluster only the parking brake light shows and the starter kicks but the car doesn't start, th...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L battery VIN: WDADT53472
Thanx in advance to all that read this post. Diagnosis is being performed and I need to locate the EWS module (drive away protection control unit). I know on the earlier version , it is behind the glove box. This is an 02 E39 and before I dismantle the dash . ...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GM235GM56
I had a problem before with driving and you would give it gas and it just would die out, so i replaced fuel pump and that fixed the problem. I now have a problem with a miss, it only happens while in normal cruise. lets say you give it gas in park at like 2k r...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Long cracking time VIN: 2G1WW12M7X
Ok this ones driving me nuts any new info would be great. The problem is that this car fuel pressure won't stay at the rail when the car is hot intermittenly.When cold its fine pressure stays put when car is turn off. When its doing it i've blocked the feed li...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: AGNDT13S12
Vehicle runs very poor @ idle and resets fault code P1345 (CKP/CMP correlation problem) every time, have not ran across this fault before, hopefully someone has. Alldata diagnostics ask if code P0014 is set (it is not), asks to check Cam Phase Angle parameters... Trouble codes: P1345 (CKP/CMP correlation problem)
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Front Axle VIN: 1GCCT19W62
This truck will clunk intermitently in 4WD. It does not seem to be speed related as it has happened to me twice - once on the highway at 80kph and again turning a corner at 20kph. This clunk sounds like it coming from the actuator area on the front axle housin...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 3GNEK13T52
Customer is concerned with the oil pressure reading high on the vehicle. When the vehicle is hot and at idle the oil pressure does not go below 35-40 psi, and at 3K+ RPM it is 75-80 psi. We have done the last several oil changes and have used Castrol 5W30 oil....
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L shifting issues VIN: 1GKFK66U54
have tested and tested and tested im about to pull rest of my hair out.have 5 codes and no power to shift solonoids.codes are p0740,p0753,p0758,p0785,p2761. to drive vehicle takes off in first and thats it no more shifts.stays in first . reverse works fine. ca...
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2008 Chevrolet 2500 HD 6.6L low power VIN: 532545Y545
fuel is gelling,customer took truck to dealer under warranty,they said too much biodiesel in tank mentioned tsb 08-06-04-032 Truck is on 3rd filter with 15,000 miles.I find it hard to believe the small amounts (5%)biodiesel are causing it to gel,there are a lo...
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Already has had crank sensors replaced. It will run fine for a few weeks or days...then it will start cutting out and the code 54 will pop up. the latest NEW issue is when you press the clutch down, it will start missing and the code will reset code 54. when y... Trouble codes: 54 (itrratic crank missfire signal)
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L shifter VIN: 1B7KF23611
hi everybody this truck takes very high effort to shift out of park. ive detirmined the resistance is in the trans by disconnecting the linkage. it is not equiped with a brake/shift interlock and it goes into park fine. the trans works propperly except for thi...
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2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L No Start VIN: 4B3AG52H93
Got this 2003 Dodge Stratus 3.0 V6 towed in over the weekend for a no-start condition. We discovered a no-spark condition. The car has crank signal while cranking, injector pulse, and the plugs are wet with gas. Went to the distributor and found a nasty lookin... Trouble codes: P0300
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2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4FV47T86
hey i am working on this vehicle and it sets a misfire on number one cylinder replaced spark plug and number one coil vehicle runs fine but it sets misfire coed any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: 301 (misfire on number 1)
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2006 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L Misfire, shudder VIN: 1D8HB58N06
Happy Holidays I am posting this for a friend at a Dodge dealership.This Durango has what feels like a torque convertor clutch shudder or misfire at about 38mph up hill under a light load.No trouble codes,does not record any misfires.Dodge tech line provided ...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32E1W
This explorer has a bad missfire on cold start and with long term fuel trims at 25 on both banks I am changing the intake gaskets (seals). What I'm not sure of is I found a plastic vaccume line that has melted against the exhaust and can NOT find the source. I... Trouble codes: P0171 (engine lean bank 1), P0174 (engine lean bank 2), P0302 (engine miss fire 2 cyl), P0430 (cat below threshold bank 2), P1130
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21F4Y
i have codes that return at random p0476,p1391,p01393,p1670 p0476 exhaust pressure p1391 and 93 glow plug p1670 ef circuit for idm im lost here and need help has anyone seen this before or can this be three seperate problems . Trouble codes: P0476 (exhaust pressure), P1391 (glow plug circuit low bank 1), P1393 (glow plug circuit low bank 2), P1670 (ef cicuit low or shorted)
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L whistle noise underhood VIN: 1FTPW14575
hello everyone and happy holidays. customer brought the truck for 4wd problem and asked could i check into a noise that develops from time to time. i fixed the 4wd problem (selector motor/actuator attached to the back of transfer case). great. well the noise i...
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1989 GMC R2500 Suburban 5.7L Won't shut off VIN: 1GKGR26KF8
This Suburban will not shut off. When we turn the key off, the voltage signal to the ECM pin A6 drops from 14.6v to 9.5v. With the key on, engine off, the voltage to A6 is zero. We are also getting a slight electrical burning smell under the steering column bu...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTDJ14615
Sounds like vacuum leak under cover for intake manifold. No smoke machine. Intermittent stall, rough idle and reduced power light comes on. Could be something but unfamiliar with this code. Trouble codes: P0068
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Electronic VIN: 2GTEK13T85
This truck very intermittently will lose all shifting and only has 3rd gear. I'm sure that it is losing voltage at transmission. I took this truck to a local transmission shop for the diag and repair. He had the truck for a week and finally told me that there ...
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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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2004 Honda Element EX 2.4L Differential VIN: 5J6YH28544
Good day all I have a customer who brought his 06 Honda Element all wheel drive in for a chatter on tight turns. Upon a road test I am easily able to duplicate the problem. While driving in the tightest circles this vehicle can do at about 1/2 to 1 mile an ho...
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L no start VIN: KMHCG45CXU
hi i have 2002 hyndai accent no fuel no spark i have power and ground from pcm timing belt is good engine light comes on but no codes changed crank senser still no start
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L above second gear VIN: KMHWF25S12
Hi all, I have a shimmy on this car that is only felt on acceleration when the trans is in any gear above 2nd. The shimmy can mostly be felt in the floorboards. It feels like a bad inner cv axle joint. I have replaced both cv axles and replaced both front tire...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01NX1
This problem started when a coin was dropped into the cig. lighter. The power wire shorted, got hot along it's whole length. Another shop removed the wire and taped spots on other wires that were touching it and partially melted the insulation. The car now has... Trouble codes: P1580
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2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.4L 1st gear VIN: 1J4FK48105
hey guys i could use some help. this vehicle pops out of 1st gear on take off or letting out on the clutch. sometimes grinds in reverse. shifter is real sloppy also. i have removed the shifter cover and there is fluid around the boot seal. any ideas.
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1991 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L vehicle tracking VIN: SALHV1242M
This vehicle wanders on the road at highway speeds. I am guessing that one of the axles is shifting a bit. Everything in the steering is tight, gearbox, tie rods, etc. The steering stabilizer is new, the shocks are good, the swivel pin bearings are tight, the ...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Air ride compressor VIN: 1LNHM82W11
This car came in sagging in the rear. I found 30a fuse blown for the air ride relay. The compressor is definatley bad. I am not getting a ground signal to energize relay. I am using a Solus 8.2. It does not communicat with air suspension module. Alldata is not...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R54
The car was in a front-end crash two weeks ago. I installed a new air pump just prior to that, and the car would inflate all of the air bags. I have a 1725 Code right now. Our Geneysis scanner is not Ford specific, and I cannot cycle the air pump to inflate t...
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1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM2UF3133M
Truck has high Idle. Truck was smoking and customer had the engine rebuilt by a friend. After reassembly the engine would not idle down (1500) they adjusted on the carburetor and got the idle down some but the truck would die when it came off fast idle. I have...
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1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Traction Control/Idle VIN: JM1TA2213W
It seems as though when the car heats up to a certain range, the "tcs off" and "tcs" light illuminates on the dash and there is an engine rpm surge, it lasts varying amounts of time. If the car is brought to a stop and tries to accelerate during this engine su...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L heater VIN: JM1FE17334
Heater blows cold on drivers side and warm on passenger side. Has good air flow on both sides. The problem stays the same on recirc or fresh, panel, dash or floor. We back flushed the heater core but that didn't help. This car doesn't appear to have any sort o...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L a/c vac hose VIN: WDBCA3901H
theres a gray with a white tracer vac hose behind the instrument cluster,can anyone tell me where it goes.outside of the vehicle it goes right to the intake for a vac source.but can't find where it hooks inside.any mercedes techs or anyone else know.thanks a b...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Linkage VIN: WDBGA32E7T
When wipers turned on, they raise about 1/4 stroke, then jamb. They can be easily returned to park position when turned off. I notice the driver's elliptical arm can be easily pushed in & out about three inches when in this position. Looking for some head's up...
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L No Start, run on 4 not 6 cyl VIN: JA3XE74C9M
Wire Harness was custom made by me, cleaning up direct connection to ECU following electrical schematic. Everything was soldered and shrinkwrapped. Paradox is, everytime the coil is disconnected from the transistor, I have good negative waveform from all 3 sig... Trouble codes: 53 (short/open in ignition cyl 3/6)
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC54HX1
All we did was a simple harmonic balancer, Put it back together to pull it out, and the doggon thing would crank and seem to try to run, the crank speed would get faster like it was Mabe starving for fuel. It has good spark, crank and cam signals show on the s...
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2008 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 3.0L maintenance indicator VIN: JA4MS31X08
I want some help from Mitsubishi tech i need to now if there is any procedure for maintenance indicator reset. Please let me know if there is any procedure without OEM scan tool. Thanks in advance for your help.
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH55M2D
Vehicle was towed in. Customer complained of a high idle problem and then it cut off and would never restart. I have checked fuel pressure. checked crank sensor. Spark and injector pulse seem to come and go. I would appreciate any ideas. I've been through the ... Trouble codes: 17 (camshaft circiut), 33 (map high voltage), 35 (idle speed error), 36 (ignition module 24x signal malf), 46 (passkey circiut), 82 (ign. module 3x signal)
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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L wheel speed sensor VIN: 1G3HN52K0W
This one has me scratching. This olds had hubs replaced for noise and intermintant speed sensor issues. Then hubs replaced at diffrent times for speed sensor codes, (diffrent shop both times.) Now i get it in the middle of a blizzard with traction control and ...
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1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L rear window defroster VIN: JF1AC4216M
hello and seasons greetings everyone. Would anyone know where to find the rear defroster relay on this car? Alldata says it is in the I/P!! Thanks for your time.
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L abs module VIN: 5TBRT34171
we replaced the two front bearings and afterwards the abs system keeps kicking in when the brakes are applied
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1985 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L Mechanical VIN: WV2ZB0250F
Hello group, I have this Vanagon that started out with a bad clutch master.Ran the system dry (shares brake master reservoir). In inspecting the van had 2 rear wheel cylinders leaking.By the way had poor brake pedal. Sold job & still have poor brake pedal.Then...
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1988 Volkswagen Scirocco 16-Valve 1.8L calipers VIN: WVWCB053XJ
Merry christmas everyone, I have a problem that seems trivial but all logical fixes hasn't fixed the problem. the brakes work normal for about 10 minutes of driving, then the right front caliper starts to hold. I replaced the hose but no change, pulled caliper...
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2006 Acura RSX 2.0L pulls right and left VIN: JH4DC54896
Thank you so much for all your help and the time you took to respond. It ended up being a bent left strut. I replaced the strut tops and it still did the same pull left and right. When I took the struts back off I saw the one strut did not align. with the spin...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Brake Pads VIN: WBAET37432
Thanks to everyone for your help. We finally got the car back and were able to duplicate customers concern. We pulled all wheels to first make sure all our work was correct and no problems were found (all hardware intact and working correctly). It turned out c...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L battery VIN: 1G6KD54Y7V
I like to thank every one who helped. Some said the PZM(BCM) is the problem because it is a common failure. Another said to check the IPC and thats where I found a Problem. By disconnecting the IPC I was able to get both the radio and the PZM to go to sleep. A...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y53
Well, nearly everyone suggested replacing the crank sensors due to a faulty design. We never could get anything to show up but the plastic pipe plug in the bottom of the plenum was seeping oil out and the intake gaskets looked like they were seeping. Never pic... Trouble codes: P0102 (maf sensor frequency low), P0386, P0385, P0440, P0336, P1372.
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2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L driver side head light VIN: 1G6KD57Y96
thanks for everything i have repaired this vehicle it was the bulb and thanks for everything.
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1FP21F2K
Thanks for all the replies, the owner is moving out of the area and wanted to give me one more stab at his problem, recieved many good suggestions such as plugging the air injection,I encountered this very problem on my wifes tune port camaro 10 years ago,it t...
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Unknown VIN: 2CNBJ13CXX
THANK YOU FOR THE RESPONSES. AFTER PROVEING THE FRONT DIFF WAS NOT THE PROBLEM. AS THE OTHER SHOP HAD STATED THE VEHICLE WAS SENT BACK TO THAT SHOP. TURNS OUT THE WHEN REBUILDING THE REAR DIFF THE RING AND PINION WAS CHANGED SEVERAL TIMES TO TAKE CARE OF A NO...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W7Y
The Truck is fixed and it turned out to be defective fuel pump and the wiring to the pump,who ever changed it before did not crimp the new plug good enough and while checking it on cold startups it did not turn on every time,so after changind the new pump with... Trouble codes: P1351.
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L No Start, obd monitors VIN: 1GNDT13W51
Thanks to all who replyed. I had to disconnect the battery and rub the cable ends together and let it sit disconnected for a while and ran the drive cycle again this time the monitors ran no problem.He was not interested in fixing any of his other problems.Wen...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L oil pan VIN: 1GNCS13W22
Thank you to all replied. Indeed it was the right rear corner of the oil pan that was leaking. I removed trans cleaned area, installed flex plate and starter, ran and verified. It is possible to remove oil pan with engine in the vehicle, and motor mounts le...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L brake lights VIN: 1GCHG35UX3
thanks for all the good pointers. we did end up finding a bad ground on this thing. it has shelving inside so checking the wiring was a challenge. we cleaned each ground until we got it working.
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L horns VIN: 1G1ZS58F07
well we got the car back and left it in all night the next day all is well don't know if water was a problem or not but haven't seen her for a week. still worried but until it breaks again we won;t know. thanks to all your replies and diagnostic help. we hope ...
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1991 Dodge D250 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7J26MYXM
THE CODE FOR THIS WAS TCC AND THIS TRUCK DOES NOT HAVE TCC ONLY OVERDRIVE IT IS A RARE TRUCK BUT WAS AVAILABLE . I WENT TO PCM CUT WIRE AND ADDED A 30 OHM RESISTER AND CODE WENT AWAY . THIS TELLS ME THAT THERE WAS ALWAYS A TCC CODE . Trouble codes: 37 (air pump sol short or open), 51 (lean).
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L air bag VIN: 1B7HF16Y6R
NO RESPONSES SHOWED A WAY TO PULL AIR BAG CODES WITH OUT THE DRB 3. THAT IS WHAT WE FINALLY USED TO PULL AIR BAG CODES ON THIS ONE. AS ALWAYS THANKS FOR THE HELP, THIS WEB SITE IS THE BEST.
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Transfer case VIN: 1B7GG22X21
Sorry guys, the owner sent me an email indicating he was back in the states for the holidays, but gave no info on the disposition of the truck. I dont think he has it fixed yet and it is probably sitting waiting for funds to fix it. Paul.
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Batt./Brake lamps VIN: 4B3AG42G11
As a couple of you had suggested, I believe the voltage regulator was the issue. Our rebuilder came and picked up the alt. and brought a new one along and all is well. i suspect the reg. he put in was incorrect due to the ecm control.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Blower Motor VIN: 2D4GP44L23
Well, a lot of you replied very quick and we did get some conflicting information. We took a closer look at the whole system and found that the evaporator was leaking and water had been running down from the bulkhead. So, we sold an evap along with the blowe...
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2005 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L Headlights VIN: 1D4EP45R15
Well guys, I think this ones fixed. I repalced the headlight switch on Thursday, and no sign of the customer coming back. It still did only happen once though. We just needed to take some action and needed some advise. Thanks again, Cory
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1986 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTCR11T9G
After checking several different things,It ended up being the TPS sensor which I replaced. Has been perfect since. Thanks to everyone who gave their input. Happy Holidays.
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1990 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFE24YXL
thanx to all that replied. I finally got a hold of the original repair shop and the guy told me that they only put in a used ecm and wasn't even sure that the numbers matched. after putting a reman unit in like chris from cal and dan from tex and james from p...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Oil cooler VIN: 1FMDU32P6V
We repaired this vehicle by by-passing the oil cooler.We cut off the tubes to the cooler where the lower rad hose & cooler to block hoses connected and used a lower rad hose from a newer model 5.0 (Gates 22452)I don't think the techs that responded understood ...
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2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAKP1133Y
Thank you for your help and ideas on things to double check on this. The ECU was the problem on this. Next time I will check the system by putting all outputs on with my scan tool. Trouble codes: P0302.
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L heater VIN: 1MEFM53UXY
Thanks to everyone who responded. Many of you said flush the heater core and or restrict the by pass hose. I did both and the customer has a furnace in his car now, even at -10F. Thanks again for all the help. Herb
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24LXY
A big thanks to all that replied. I replaced the two coils and that took care of the misfire. Took it for a test drive and noticed it was really doggy, so I removed and checked the fuel filter. It was extremely plugged up. Put a new one on it and drove it over... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire), P0308 (cylinder 8 misfire).
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
well i gave up and sent the vehicle to a friend, he re-installed the timing chain after all the testing and no other problems found. truck runs great now. i guess after you get as frustrated as i did with a vehicle, best step is to back off and let some one el... Trouble codes: 340 (cam timing error), 345 (cam timing bank 2 error), 0012 (vct error).
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1992 GMC K1500 Sierra 4.3L cooling VIN: 1GTEK1423N
thank for all your reply's. the intake gasket took care of the problem. for any one puting new intake gaskets on make sure both meatal tab blocks are facing to the back of engine,open coolant ports toword thermostat. easy oversite when both intake gaskets are ...
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2000 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L rear lighting VIN: 1GTEG15W7Y
good job bad grounds replaced wirring harness on both sides few guys said that could be problem. thanks for replies great job.
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2009 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK36399
GREAT REPLIES! The P069E is a code indicating a problem with the Fuel Pump Control Module circuit and can not be cleared without repairing the underlying problem. We inspected the module and didn't see any physical damage to the module or the wiring. Then the ... Trouble codes: P069E (Fuel Pump Control Module).
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA23C6Y
Thanks to all the great replies. It was indeed the secondary camshaft tensioners. Super common from what I read and heard from the parts guy at the Jag dealer. Not too bad of a job for Jaguar. Car is fixed and out the door. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0300 (p0306-), P0306 (p0307-), P0307 (p0308-), P0308.
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L shift lock VIN: SAJEA51D13
I had 8 responces to my post all helpful.Thank you all.This car came in late Friday on the hook.Saturday i spent some time trying to get it running and get it out of gear,to no avail.This morning I really spent some time on it.First scanner would not communaca...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L abs VIN: SALTL12482
Sorry it took me that long to close this issue, I had to wait for a USED ABS CONTROL UNIT , new one is very expensive, replace the unit bled the system , took the truck for spin & it's perfect no sliding. Thanks to everyone who helped me on this one
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1LNFM97V3W
Hello Techs. Thanks for all the help with the info. I was e-mailed the info from two techs. It seems that chilton just didnt want to give out this info for the main and rod brg torque. Got it back together and it runs fine. These eingines arent so bad to build...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L electronic level VIN: 1LNHM82W4Y
we replaced the level sensor and all is well customer is happy.
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Charging VIN: 1ZWFT61L0Y
Hello all, Well after replacing the alternator twice/both battery cables[one had been repaired and the other end had some corrosion on it] and than replaced the battery we still had the same issue. I than ordered an alternator from Ford. It was a motorcraft re...
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1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L spark & fuel pulse VIN: 1N4BU31D5S
IT'S OUTA HERE!! THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. I LEARNED A GOOD LESSON WITH THIS ONE. SOME SAID TO CHECK & RECHECK VOLTAGES & GROUNDS, WHICH IS WHAT I DID WITH AN IDENTIFIX HOTLINE CALL. I HAD CHECKED POWER ON THE ORANGE WIRE AT THE DISTRIBITOR WITH A TEST LIGH...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G2JB1240Y
check out everything and then got back to the basics and checked compression. found # 1 and 2 cylinders slightly down on compression. pulled head and found exhaust valves not sealing very good. did valve job and everything is back to normal. thanks for all...
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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L key fob VIN: 2G2WP552X7
i am sorry for getting back to everyone so late but the customer had to have the car back before i had more time with it. i checked the data signal and had 334 miilivolts and this was the same as other modules. the power and ground were ok. i think that the mo...
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1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3FJ80W4M
Replacement of the #3 injector improved readings enough to pass the emission test, however it was obvious by the readings that a problem still exists. The customer declined further repairs so further diagnosis was not done. Trouble codes: 25 (System Lean), 26 (System Rich).
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on, slight knocking VIN: JT3HP10VXY
Thanks to all who replied, several good ideas, and my apologies for not closing this sooner. The customer is unprepared to spend the money for the map sensor at this time especially since we have so little evidence to condemn it and the car runs well otherwise... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L alternator VIN: WVGCM77L24
YES IT CAN BE DONE WITHOUT PULLING THE ENGINE. REMOVING THE RH FRONT WHEEL WELL, RH AIR BOX, AND GRAVEL PAN YOU CAN ACCESS AND REMOVE THE ALTERNATOR THROUGH THE HOLE. THERE IS A BRACKET IN THE WAY FOR ONE OF THE COOLANT PIPES THAT CAN EASILY BE REPOSITIONED ...
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