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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L rotors VIN: JH4KA7674N
this is a good customer. i want to fix it right.
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAHE2319R
men, need help with this beast. has spark won't start. i believe the problem is that the spark pluge flood. took then out cleaned them - same thing. did compression test on one of the cylinders, was 120 border line. tried a cam sensor same thing. not yet tried...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Stall, while driving VIN: WBAET37433
Hello all! I have a 2003 BMW 325Ci problem I hope you can help with...looking for some diagnostic direction. Original complaint was "vehicle looses power and stalls intermittently". I could not duplicate this in the bay, but after driving for 6-7 miles at 50-...
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2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L Electronic
I have this 2007 530xi with the low brake pad message is on and the BRAKE light in the dash. The pads are new and the sensors ohm out fine. My [...] won't enter any system in this.bimmer not even engine side. Any way to get these lights off? Thanks...
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2G4WB52K7W
oil in coolant help.
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L unable to remove key VIN: 1G6DM57724
This car came in with complaint of unable to remove key, traction light on & door lock problem. I found aftermarket alarm with a mess of wires, removed it & found shorted wires causing door lock problem, so that part is fixed. I could not get any codes due to ...
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1986 Chevrolet K20 Custom 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1CCGK24M0G
Hey guys, This is a really strange one. Truck was towed in for stalling under cruise and accelleration. It idles fine most of the time. It was in about 2 months ago for water in the fuel due to rain getting into the sending unit seal- replaced both items with ...
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1986 Chevrolet Cavalier CS 2.0L no power VIN: 1G1JD69P5G
please help timing has changed two times on its own and i cant think of anything but the timing chain jumping. vehicle was in 3 weeks ago and had no power and the exhaust was red hot, found the timing way off. another shop had just replaced pick up coil (had d...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L ignition system VIN: 3GNEK18ROT
This vehicle came in with a no start when it rains. All wires, cap, rotor, and coil has been replaced. There is no codes in the computer. I have checked all grounds and they are clean and tight. Even when we have a big frost or humid morning it will not start ...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GNFK16R0V
Engine on start up was running badly oil pressure gauge spiked high check engine light came on. Customer had codes read at parts store, sold him crank shaft sensor, customer replaced, engine still has poor idle, sluggish etc, oil pressure gauge OK now. We scan... Trouble codes: P1345
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDU06E5W
This van came if for tune up because it failed emission on crusie CO 0.53%, HC 97, NOX 2500. I do not have a gas analyzer and dyno, may be i should i let this one go after the tune-up and maintenance service. However on checking scan data i found it showing ...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Cuts out VIN: YV1TS91D72
This vehicle came to us a month ago on the hook-but as soon as my tech hit the starter, it started. Ran just fine in the shop-took it for a 15 mile test drive-everything was OK. Then the same day, went back and it would not start-NO SPARK-no trouble codes, non...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Alternator VIN: 1GNDX03E42
The van drove to the shop with multiple dash lights on. The SES light, track light, alternator light and others turned on and off when ever. The alternator output was tested at the battery and found to be 18+volts. The alternator was full fielded all the time....
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2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L blower motor/ headlights VIN: 2CCNBJ13C4
This Tracker's blower motor will operate with key off. Off switch will turn it off, but works in all positions. Relay is good. Also, the headlights will not go off. You can hear relays under dash clicking away. Grounds behind both kickpanels are good. Any inpu...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT14896
This is a rural mail carrier truck. On first visit for PO300 I replaced spark plugs and monitored misfires with Tech 2 on the road, all ok. Next day I found the complaint for misfire is at idle speed. When you go down the road the misfire is not present. Mostl... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
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2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L heater VIN: 3GNDE13D67
Vehicle came in initially for a customer requested coolant flush. Completed flush and customer later complained the original problem was no heat. Still no heat after the flush. Had roughly 178 degrees going into the heater core and about 170ish coming out. Cou...
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L front strut mounts VIN: 2C3HC56G01
Competitor replaced the front struts and upper mounts w/bearings six months ago. Four months ago they warrantied out the upper mounts w/bearing plates due to memory steer. Two months ago we replaced the upper mounts w/bearing plates due to memory steer (custom...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Front suspension VIN: 2C8GF68454
Chrysler techs I need your help! This Pacifica has a loud clunking noise coming from the front end over bumps or uneven pavement. It is so loud it feels like the front end is falling apart. Due to the mileage we replaced the original front struts and mounts. W...
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1994 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2B4GH2538R
ok this one is not a baffler...just a royal pain in the arse. can get some combustion with accel pel to the floor. no start with semi good fuel pressure. code 37 irrevelant to no start. good spark on all cylinders. at first i suspected the fuel pump was not p... Trouble codes: 37 (shift control circuit low or out of range)
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L blower ,power windows,wipers
this vehicle has all accesorys with the key on but losees everything once started .replaced ing switchfor no power at all to acc. after switch now i have power with key on but not with vehicle running.any help would be very helpfull .i can not find anything th...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L fuel in oil VIN: 1BUSTED67L
During a routine oil change I removed almost 30 quarts of fuel diluted engine oil from the crankcase, Any known problems with this 6.7L doing this. the dealer knows nothing of this but I have another customer that had the same problem, due to all of the other ...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
vehicle came in as no start. put pedal to the floor and got it to start. found plugs flooded. did tune-up. still won't start occasionally unless the pedal is floored. idle quality is poor,and seems to lack power and has a random misfire. no codes. fuel pressur...
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Suspension VIN: 2FTZF1827W
Truck has a 4x4 problem & I'm trying to get the torsion bars out of it to get the transfer case out. I have gone so far as to put a 10T body ram between the torsion bar cross member and the lower control arm but it won't budge on either end. Any ideas??
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMRU1764W
i have high nox readings and elevated fuel trim.originally had p0171 and p0174. found baro @136hz(normal for my area is about 148hz) ltft was @ 25% at cruise 18% @ idle. replaced maf sensor and codes have not returned after many test drives but fuel trim still...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10C3X
truck came in with lack of power. checked fuel psi found to be 65 but would drop to 60 or just below under load. r+r fuel filter had 65+ at all times. test drove and found there real complaint, at high rpms 3500-4000 truck seems to shut clean off till rpms dro...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
Hello everyone.Have this Windstar 3.8L with this lean problem.But first let me apologize for not having the VIN#.IT was a crazy day and really forgot to jot down the VIN before vehicle was picked up.Will be back on Friday. Vehicle has this poor idle when in p... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system lean), P0174 (bank 2 system lean)
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMPU18L53
well! In a nut shell, New Coils, Plugs, Intake Gaskets lower,Fuel Filter More New Coils Problem: Customer drove in here with misfire cyl 4&6 upsold tune up and replaced coils customer left fine 2 days later same problem misfire 2&4&7 found some coolant in cyl ...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTSW31P94
we have a 6.0 diesel that is blowing blue smoke out the exhaust, at frist we though it was the turbo, however after closer inspection we can see oil around cylinder #1 exhaust port, our question is has anyone seen anything like this. the truck runs good, no mi...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L starting VIN: 1FALF35PG2
I have a long crank time hot or cold,with or without the program in it.Our local ford dealer has thrown injectors,turbo,high press oil pump,FICM,fuel pump,as well as Ford filters and oil and about 3500 miles and has not affected the long cranking.The ecm has b...
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1984 Honda Accord LX 1.8L Stall VIN: JHMAD5434E
Hello fellow techs. 84 Accord, standard tranny, when come to stop when hot only will die out. More than likely a common problem, but I am definitely not a carburetor guy. I am completely lost on these things. Whether or not it is a fuel problem, I'm not sure. ...
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2001 Isuzu N NPR-HD 4.8L blower motor VIN: JALB4B1461
no blower fan. no power to fuse. in checking all fuses, i noticed there was no power to headlight fuses until headlights were turned on. it seems power goes through the switch before the fuse. i ran a power feed to the fuse and the blower still does not work. ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Mechanical VIN: IGN852XX74
thinking insted of pulling the tranny due to it being locked up and I won't be able to get to the tourqe converter bolts. to pull the pan and cut the crank shaft? any thoughts? pain job anyhow? thanks in advanse for pointers.Oh by the way the vin is bunk. Than...
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T1R
i have this car that was towed in mil is on and i have tryed to read the codes with 4 scan tools and i can not get any info from the ecm. it also will not idle and will not accel. has any one seen this before? thanks mike
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L multi display VIN: JTJGF10U81
I have a rx300 with no multi display or climate control. the radio will play but there is no didplay for that eather. This car is from a local car lot and I think they jumped it off wrong but they say no way. The power locks do not work also. I have checked al...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L rear air bag VIN: 1LNFM92V6W
Customer indicated when rear seat is loaded the rear air suspension collapsed,after the passengers at rear moved out the rear suspension become normal,I checked the line and the bag for leak and nothing was found,the air compressor is pumping in the morning fo...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
When the engine is cold the idle surges up and down for 20 seconds then levels off at a low speed. When it is warm the idle is to low and vehicle stalls sometimes. Iac comanded is 53% it is supposed to be 27%to36%. If you run a KOER test the PO505 code is in t... Trouble codes: P0505
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBRF64J61
Hi this car came in with the battery going dead overnite, the charging system is good and the battery checks out. So we tested for a draw and the test lite is pretty bright, if you need actual spec's I'll update. It also has the ESP lite on but there is a bull...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L trunk lock VIN: WDBRF64J21
Hello Benz techs we have a customer connundrum. The owner being a DIYer has replaced the truck lock with lock assy, # [...] which the dealer has confirmed is correct--However the new part comes with 4 wires and a new terminal block. Customer has apparent...
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L Starting VIN: JA3CZ59W2N
Car came in for a door latch so that the seat belt would retract. After we put that in it would start run for about 3-5 seconds and quit. If I held the key in the start position it would stay running. We have put in a new main relay and tried a used computer, ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G81
I need some help from you Mitsu guys. I have a car with a P0441 EVAP code that will not go away. I've replaced the purge control solenoid and the fuel tank pressure sensor. Both were out of spec and the purge solenoid was intermittent, but that's not my real p... Trouble codes: P0441 (Incorrect Flow/No Purge Flow)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R81
Hello everyone, I have several problems with this montero. Bear with me it is long. It came in November because of check engine light. We found that the codes that I have listed were all present. We also found that there was no coolant, filled coolant. We atte... Trouble codes: P0431, P0421, P0155, P0125, P0304
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE5538R
This car will not start. It just backfires and kicks back. It is in time. It has good fuel pressure and good spark. Injectors are ok. Checked for codes and there were none. But under data steam we found the CT and MAT to be at 304 degrees. They stayed at this ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L none VIN: 1G2WP12K4Y
Have this po481 code tested coolant fan circuit code for 2 but checked all voltage ground and ref. all circuits work fine no problems with car only engine lite on only thing changed on car was blower motor and temp. control both from dealer code not present un...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L abs VIN: 1G8ZK5276X
hello saturns tech's i am posting this because my customer went to the dealer on a saturday when we were closed and they told him because of a code 46 and 86 they would have to replace the whole abs module pump and electrical part// so he came here today and i...
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2005 Subaru Forester X 2.5L camshaft VIN: JF1SG63675
Hello everyone and thanks for reading my post.Were working on a Forester here.A question that I have is the passenger side camshaft freewheels a few inches.Is this normal?This is the first Subaru ive ever worked on.Mitchell does not have this information and w...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Starting VIN: 9876UIYTR6
customer says no crank just a click arrived at our shop last week on the back of a wrecker she started right up 10 times in a row told customer the click was probably a solinoid was on it way out and best to re and re a rebuilt starter starter that rebuilde...
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1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3G10V8T7
ok i am stumped, this little rav4 came in check engine light on code po401 egr lack of flow. tested the egr valve with vacuum pump and diaphram leaks vacuum so i replaced it, and test drove and light came back with same code, further tested vacuum modulator fo... Trouble codes: P0401
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1993 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.5L No Start VIN: WV2MD0701P
this vehicle came in for a surging , stall, no start complaint. narrowed down to be a computer problem . have tried to put 3 used computers in it and with all of them the vehicle will crank and not start also the check engine light will not do its self check w...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAC63B31
Well here we go again, need help please got this passat from dealer customer states that they upset him and he does not want to go back there. we scan it with the snap on solus pro and found code P0010 and on the screen it also says emissions workshop, we foun... Trouble codes: P0010 (Camshaft position A Actuator bank 1)
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1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LS5710R
This 850 is a side project. It was with other shops that could not find the fix. It has been sitting for at least six months as far as the customer can remember prior to other shops trying to fix it. It was towed to me as a crank-no-start. No injector pulse an...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBAEV33463
WELL THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP, WE BASICALLY REPAIRED TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY. I THINK THE FIRST COUPLE OF REPLIES HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. IT WAS TOWED IN COLD SO WE STUCK THE BLOCK TESTER ON RIGHT AWAY, TO NO AVAIL, WE HAD IT ON FOR ABOUT A HALF HOUR AND...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L aLTERNATOR VIN: 1G4GD2216S
Many people replied, and the breakdown was that the culprit was probably a bad thermister on the battery cable. It probably was, but several said that the whole computer could be bypassed by cutting the wires to the computer and putting a 194 bulb in series b...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L loss of heat VIN: 3G5DB03E93
We'll here I go. After letting it idle for 1 hr the exhaust gas tester finally showed fail. So with that in mind we are going after head gaskets and inspection of heads. I wish this would have showed this much faster just to put my mind at ease as far as a lar...
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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6L all gauges VIN: 1G6D0C67A0
Thanks to all for the help Bill went out of his way to put this one to rest starter motor shorted pulling down system voltage just a coincidence problem after accident still updated pcm & ipm found chaffed wiring right rear door prevent problems in the future
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GM235GM56
One of my co workers has been using my iatn!!! I suggested to him that perhaps he should become a member of this fantasic organization, I think he did fix this pickup, its not one that is in the shop or anything I am working on. Call me selfish, but I didn't...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start
thanks for the help guys unfortunately it does not run yet the vehicle DOES NOT have security on it I DO NOT have with a problem with fuel pressure 65 psi. I put a new PCM in it and it had pulse for avbout 5-10 seconds I did the scratch test with the crank sen...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14WXT
well spending a few hours on this on. Ive got it figured out. this truck was brought to me after 3 other shops replaced the egr, tps and others. On my solas scan tool I check what the MAF sould read and it had a wide range which it fell into, I cleaned it with...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M9V
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. I REPLACED THE MAP SENSOR AND IT FIXED IT. Trouble codes: P0401.
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Hesitation VIN: HJWEUY8709
as 95% of you said it was the ignition module started right up and runs perfect thanks to all replies and happy new year
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29163
we replaced the fuel pressure regulator and it seemed to be doing better, however sometimes we would have a long start or crank time before it would start, but because of the time required for the truck to act up we have returned it to the customer with the in...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCDT13665
Well this one is fixed, I had 4 replies, one said to check for voltage drops at the ign. switch and the other three said that it was the PCM. Since my scanner showed a yes for crank request and a no comand for the starter relay while the ign. switch was in the... Trouble codes: P0601.
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3LA63H46
Well I tried everything that I could think of and what you prople could & nothing worked. So I tried a computer re-flesh and it worked, car been gone 2 weeks not been back.I gess 1 day all we will need is a white shop coat and a computer. Thanks for this site... Trouble codes: P1411 (valve deaction solenoid), P1417 (same).
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L crankshaft tone wheel VIN: 1B7KF2360Y
Thank you to Dennis, Matt, Gary, & Ray for your help. like you said we removed the pan and found two of the five bolts in the pan. replaced bolts with new ones and all is well. thanks again.
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L motor VIN: 2B4GP2535Y
As mentioned, I had a no start on this van. We found the cam-shaft pin was broken off so we replaced it with a timing belt. We replaced cap-rotor-plugs. Still no start. I had great responses and most were right. I went back over the distributor cap positioning...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L reverse VIN: 1D7HU18Z22
Thank you iATN techs for your expert advice and direction. Pressure in reverse was significantly low, 120 psi at idle and building to 160 psi, ALLDATA spec is 160 psi building to 270 psi. Line pressure appeared good, 30 psi at idle building to near 70 psi. I t...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L HVAC blend door VIN: 1D7HA18Z03
Thank all of you for your replies, With out your help this one would have taken awhile.The fix for this truck was a new heater core. Several people have informed me that this heater core does infact have a drivers side and a passenger side to it even though w...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start, no codes VIN: 3D7MU48C84
The help on this truck was awesome.thanks for all the info.After checking the return flow and blocking injectors it had four leaking injectors.Going to replace all.Thanks again everyone!
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L battery light VIN: 1FTNF21LOX
Thanks to those of you that responded to my delema, Lew hit it right on the head. The field wire from the relay would show the right voltage but not the load. Installed new fuseable [...] and hooked directly to the relay. Now charging at 14.30 volts. Thanks aga...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire
Thank all of you for your help. The fix was the fuel pump. I read so much about the pick up plugging, but could not tell if there was a pump in the tank in addition to the frame. There is only the frame pump, and I had fuel there and nothing out. Laneard w... Trouble codes: P0266, P0272.
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L charge light VIN: 1FMYU04101
Thanks Mike, you hit the problem on the head, I didn't take the time to really check which light came on, it look like a battery, customer said is was the battery light, but on closer inspection it was the low coolant light. Thanks, you saved me and the custom...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No start VIN: 1ZVHT82H85
Responces confirmed ideas. The computors where damaged by the body shop welding on the car. Car is going to dealership for comps. and flashing. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: U1900 (Network comunications).
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSX20P37
After contacting another shop that had the equipment that we do not have. We were able to get the truck FIDM reprogrammed. We waited till the next morning when it was cold as possible and it started and ran just perfect. Thanks for all the help from everyone.
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1996 GMC G3500 Vandura 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GDEG25K9S
Rechecked fuel pressure on this TBI system.10 Psi,deadhead pressure 10 PSI.Replaced fuel pump.14 PSI,deadhead 25 PSI.Vehicle fixed.Thanks to all who responded.
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2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG39U43
recieved 5 replies to this post, and some local help, and finally was able to fix vehicle. replies ranged from a faulty brake booster, warped intake, to a faulty MAF. just to summurize, the intake was not warped, MAF and MAP were ok, and the vehicle has hydr... Trouble codes: P0507 (high idle speed).
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L hard pedal VIN: 1HGCB7271P
Well I got alot of replies on the problem. The big problem was I didnt explain my self on the stall test for the booster. Yes I did perform the test the way they were explaing to me. I did check the main vaccum line for 18 to 19 inches of vaccum, that was on t...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCM6675A
Thanks to all who shoot at my problem. Special thanks to Mark from texas, he hit it right on the head. The problem is in the programing for the crank sensor and requires a reflash to fix. Customer took it to the dealer and they fixed it under emissions warrant... Trouble codes: P0301 (Missfire Cylinder 1), P0305 (Missfire Cylinder 5).
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1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: ILNLM82W6R
Good evening all Thanks for all the responses to this lincoln.I did remove throttle body next morning and the egr passages were sure enough plugged up with carbon.Cleaned it all up,took car for test drive ran better but still same problem of stalling and di an... Trouble codes: 336.
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
thanks to everyone who offered input. after rechecking the belt again, for vacuum leaks, and also the egr valve for possible carbon stuck open. we had a feeling about the iac motor. so we pulled it off cleaned it, lubed the pintle shaft and worked it in hand. ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Fuel Leak VIN: WDBHA28E8R
Thank you for the replies, sorry it took so long to close, I actually had forgotten about the post until I got the reminder e-mail. As one of you stated I did not have to replace the entire wiring harness but rather just the part that plugs into the sender. ...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L all gauges VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
Thanks to all who respondet Sorry for the delay. I had a few day's off. I talked to the customer again, what was the problemto begin with! She said she needet a jump and somebody jumped her battery and [uups] crossed the jumper cables.! I checked several time...
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2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L no power VIN: 1N4DC01D31
Thanks guys for all the help the exhaust was completely blocked i replaced cat and flex all is well
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1999 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Accessories VIN: 4S3BK6752X
Hey guys thank you lesson learned i replaced clock spring everything works thank you very much
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1989 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L No Start VIN: JT3FJ62G2K
Thanks to Pat [...] who both hit the problem right on the head. It was a shorted MAF sensor causing the loss of the 5v reference. Replaced the MAF and it starts right up.
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1982 Volkswagen Jetta 1.6L wipers, heater fan VIN: WVWGG0163C
Thanks for all the replies. I pulled out the fuse box(comes out real easy). 4 or 5 connectors are plugged into the rear. There were 5 pins blackened by heat. I cleaned up the mating connectors and replaced the fuse box. Upon taking apart the old fuse box I fou...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBC21C0Y
Finally out the door. Turns out that it had a slight coolant leak just above the transmission. The leaking coolant was dripping directly on the speed sensor shorting it out. Repaired coolant leak, replaced the sensor and all is well. Till next time. Trouble codes: 00281 (vss - g68 no signal), 00652 (trans range controller not a plausible signal intermittently), P0722.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M53
Thanks for the prompt replys, guys. Waited to post to insure the repairs were effective.11 replies, 2 for thermostat only (Robert from Oregon,and Robert from Texas.)And this seems to have been the problem. The thermostat was operable, but a bit quick to open a... Trouble codes: P2181 (18613 cooling system performance).
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Battery VIN: YV1LZ56D0X
I am stepping out on faith.. I believe the passenger side visor was the problem. I have it disconnected as so far no more problem. Thanks for all the response.. Jim B
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L air condition system VIN: YV1C291H74
check vehicle freon level ok. try recalibrating the damper door as suggested seem to make some difference in temperature, still not as cold as the driver side. i told my neice to take the volvo into the dealer, and ask about a software update that was suggeste...
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