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2008 Acura TL 3.2L Alignment VIN: 19UUA66248
Due to an accident - Curious as to the "wheelbase" measurment (wheel center to wheel center) which has a difference of 3/8" fron right and left sides. while we can pry the front subframe (without a lot of force) and correct this -- my question is should this m...
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2008 Acura TL 3.2L abs / vsa VIN: 19UUA66248
Car was in an accident -- corrected damage and in the process of sending it to the body shop for air bag work and body work. after repairs ran in bay without problems (NO lamps on) --after driving found car pulled to right / steering wheel off center On roa...
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 4VSCH733XW
we recieved this car about one year ago on the back of a flatbed wrecker. it came from the dealership who told the owner that the car needed a new cylinder head at some outragous price. if that did not fix the problem she would need a new engine. the cylinder ...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L misc VIN: WBAGJ8321W
Thanks in advance, I have a 1998 BMW 740IL that has some strange lighting issues. The low beams do not work, The brights do not show in the cluster but do work, The Turn signals and flashers do not work and the orange park indicator stays on all the time. Also...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L steering angle sensor VIN: WBABN33471
Hey Guys, This E46 had a steering angle sensor internal fault code I replaced sensor and coded and intialized with GT1 Code comes back after key cycle 5 amp fuse 40 is intact Anyone been here done that? Thanks in advance, Dave
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1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC5444P
have this 93 cavalier have fuel and air no spark at all got ign module tested at local parts store tested ok looking for some insight on this on wondering if possible ecm issue all fuses check out ok and vehicle has a good crank previously had a long crank als...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1442T
2.2 timing marks wont stay lined up runs good after awhile i shut it off starts good but runs lazy,pull timing cover &check marks off 1 tooth or maybe little more,my question to you guys could it be worn cam lobes or possible lifter problem heard 2 different t... Trouble codes: P0335, P0341
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GNFG15R1V
Customer brought vehicle in for a check engine light diagnostic. She also stated it was "surging" and "missing". We ran the codes and got a p0300 and a p0132. The intake was also leaking coolant. We replaced the intake gaskets with the updated units, as well a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0132
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1445V
engine came in with misfire and no heat. Found blown head gasket. Once head was removed we found piston 2-3-4 were cracked and pieces off the tops. Installed short block and re-worked the head, it did have two bent intake valves. When we installed short block ...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNCT18W9Y
Vehicle towed in no start, just cranks slowly and bucks and backfires sometimes. Found fuel pressure at 65 psi cranking and does not bleed off. Sprayed intake cleaner into throttle, still no start and backfires. Vehicle did start after leaving in shop overnigh...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case / diff VIN: 1GNDT13W5Y
Symptoms: Vehicle will not go fully into 4wd and Service 4WD light comes on. The lights on the 4WD buttons flash constantly when I try to put truck into 4WD. When I try to use the Auto 4WD feature, the "Service 4WD" light comes on and it sets code C0374. I ca...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L control module VIN: 1GNEK13Z83
Each time vehicle is driven a different position is indicated on the 4wd control switch on dash. Multiple trouble codes, will list all 16 at end of message. Replaced transfer case control module, could not communicate with the new module. Assumed bad part. Fla...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13S43
hi friends. i could use some trend info here. intermittent engine quit. will restart. no codes, and very hard to determine if im losing fuel pressure before it dies. so, i could use some help before i tear into it thanks all
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5L Factory Remote Start VIN: 1G1ZU648X4
This Malibu has factory remote start which is intermittently inop. It is setting several codes which disables the remote start system. U2125, U2171, B1325, U2107, P0520, P1877. When we have the car in the shop, all the codes check out ok, no problems found. Cl...
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2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LS 5.3L abs pump VIN: 3GNEC13T32
Heres a good one. Have a 2006 avalanche 1500. problem is that abs pump stays on all the time. Has 2 codes, C0267 pump motor shorted/open, c0297 pcm control fault. I checked and cleaned the ground on the frame under drivers door. I have 13 volts into module. I ...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33608
This a very long story which starts with truck going to two GM dealers and they can't figure it out. As soon as you start veh. and drop it into drive the check engine light comes on and sets a P0101. The dealers have replaced exhaust system, MAF sensor, PCM, E... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass Air Flow Sensor circuit A)
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Drive belt VIN: 1C4GP64L6Y
Van came in with a belt noise and antifreeze leaks. Timing cover gasket was leaking and also water pump leak repaired those so there is no antifreeze getting on the belt. Belt makes noise and is running crooked on the idler pulley it is good on all other pulle...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3C3EL55H9Y
Thanks in advance to all who dare read this horror story. Started as a stalling complaint intermittent. IAC was replaced by someone else, and when that didnt work, it was given to me... hooray! I began work on this thing earlier this week, went in in the mor...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) Touring 3.5L windows VIN: 2C3KA53G56
On cold days on the highway the windows will fog up so bad that ice will form.If car is parked the windows will clear off.If you roll down the window a crack the windows will stay clear seems to get rid of the condensation.I have checked blend air doors cabin ...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46R81
Hi everyone as usual the car is running great right now, with no codes in system. Customer states after he drove through underbody carwash, car stalled multiple times (I'm thinking it must restarted imediately he got it back to the shop) Checked all connectors...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Transfer cas VIN: 1D7HU18Z22
Hi All, I have a Dodge 1500 that the 4WD will not operate. The instrument cluster displays "service 4WD system". The led lights on the dash mounted selector switch does not illuminate in any position. I attemped to interface with an OTC Genesis and it will not...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LA38686
I unpluged harnest and injector number 5 and 6 the truck starts every time. It was running bad, injector number 5 was the problem so i replaced number 5 injector. Truck now runs beautiful, started 3 times no problems. After that the truck wont start. Only star...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L spindles VIN: 1FTHF26HON
Rear differential gets gear oil into drums from the oil bath seals. we installed new seals but the pitting on the spindles does not allow a good seal. I am wondering if anyone knows of a repair sleeve kit like the ones used on harmonic balancers when they get ...
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, LONG CRANK HARD STAR VIN: 1FTHX25H3P
this truck will only start cold with starting fluid after started and idling smells rich and warm will start on its own also with key on can hear fuel pumps run all the time and that is with either tank fuel pressure unknown need some help out of my comfort zo...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP5637S
This vehicle has a surge & stall. It will stall also after I exit the KOER test! I found a tip for O2 sensor problem & replaced with no help. My scanner also shows that the Baro. is 27.4 when idling, when the engine speed is increase it will decrease slowly to... Trouble codes: 173 (System Indicates Rick Bank 1)
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36G4V
Vehicle was pulled in. Customer stated he pulled into a parking lot killed he truck and went into store. Upon returning the vehicle wouldn't start. Instarted with the obvious and checked for fire and all cylinders were good. Then checked fuel pressure, and aft...
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMFU18L9V
i repaced fuel pump because the fuel pressure was below spec. and i was getting lean codes on cylinders 2 and 4 test drove vehicle and same ploblem occurs when vehicle reaches opperating temp.pulled vehcle back in and checked coil packs on clyinders 2and4 and ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L L / Hub VIN: 1FT2R15X9X
Hello, Thanks for taking a look at this post. I have a Ranger that will shift into 4-hi, go about 100 feet and then the left hub disengages. I put on a used hub I had lying around and the same thing happened, then I tried a third hub, no change (when I jack th...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L acc delay relay VIN: 1FTNX21L81
OLD GUY NEEDS HELP WITH THIS ONE! This truck cam in with a dead battery complaint, heater fan not shutting off and abs light on no speedometer found 5v feed back on ign circut to gem module holding acc relay on with ign off, we replaced gem and all was well fo...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR45EX2
This Ranger was towed in. Customer stated "was driving chuggled then died and no restart". We towed truck in next morning it started for about 5 seconds then died and MIL light was not illuminated anymore. After it cooled off again it started MIL light was on ...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L p/s pump VIN: 2FMZA52453
this windstar keeps coming back with a power steering pump leak. we have replace the pump twice with remaned cardone pumps. we have flushed the system before each pump replacement. Both times the front seal is where the leak occurs. this time it will not leak ...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDWW36P65
this vehicle came in hydro-locked. we replaced head gaskets and egr cooler and when we cranked it up after changing the oil, it would start running rough and rpm will flare up when you lightly tip in on the accelerator. icp goes high (above 4,000 psi) and ipr ... Trouble codes: 2284 (icp circuit performance)
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2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Electronic VIN: 2FMDA52285
Thanks for any help on this. This Freestar has manual HVAC with dual zones. The passenger zone only blows cold. I have removed the actuator and can turn the blend door with no problems. The actuator was only $20.00 so I put one on to see if there was a differe...
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1993 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDM19W4P
This vehicle came in with al the symptoms of a defective fuel regulator, it has one of those spider web injection systems. The engine runs ok once you take it above an idle. At an idle it runs poorly. I dug out my old scanner and omg what a mess, you see the c... Trouble codes: 43 (ecs failure), 34 (map sensor), 51 (prom error), 45 (02 sensor), 42 (est monitor), 41 (cylinder select error)
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK66404
This truck has been in our shop many times for this problem. They lived on a dusty road so i did the service bulliten on it. It has freeze frame data that shows tank press. at 3.5 volts but when I check it it always is with in .2 volt of 1.5v. purge and vent w... Trouble codes: P0446
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Stall VIN: JHMCD5666S
i have a good running car except when you get to 30 plus and get in the throttle hard and fast. the car will bog and not accelerate. if you apply the gas normal and slow, the car will speed up normally. also, at idle-in park- push the gas slowly(ok)-punch gas ...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Movement VIN: 2HGES26741
Good evening all tired tecs. Friday night and laying out next weeks work. This well kept, Civic EX, starts in morning and goes into reverse, smoothly. Stop put in drive and may or may not move. As in totally slipping. Honda fluid clean, no transmission codes, ...
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L IMA System VIN: JHMES96665
This is our first time working on one of these . We are in the process of replacing the transmission and need information on how to dissable the high voltage system. Our Mitchell system has no information and neither does the owners manual. Any info would be g...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L no drive VIN: KMHWF35H13
having problems with o3 sonata with shiftronic trans. customer purchased car 2 weeks ago with no problems until yesterday when vehicle would not engage in drive, reverse is ok. before selling vehicle we drove for a couple days as we do with all our cars with n...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHHN65FX3
The customers complaint is that lately when he fills up his fuel tank the vehicle would start and stall than the only way to start it is to hold throttle open . it would than run rough for a minute or two than be ok. this starting issue happens the first few t...
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCV51E44
Slightly rough at idle. No Codes. All component parameters pass and found nothing out of the ordinary when looking at tids. I have a Genisys updated thru 07. I have also smoked the engine for any vacuum leaks. None found. And I have cleaned the MAF sensor. No ...
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1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L spark VIN: JAACH18E3J
I have been messing with this trooper for a while, like around 2 months. Its a 4 cylinder. originally it wouldnt start. and would get spark sometimes. I replaced the distributor with a used one. still wouldnt start. Swapped the relay for the ECM and gets spark...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L shift interlock VIN: SAJEA03T53
Ran diagnostic from Jaguar repair manual and got to [...] test. Found no continuity between pins 3 and 4 of ignition switch. Replaced ignition switch per test. Vehicle still has same problem. Cannot find any other issues with vehicle. No codes, no running ...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0P
This Jeep has an intermittent no start condition. When this happens the vehicle will not get fuel pressure and the ASD and Fuel pump relay will start clicking or buzzing. We have narrowed this down to a ground problem, but have not been able to pinpoint the lo...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L battery VIN: 1J4FY19SXV
This vehicle came in with the customer stating that they don't drive this vehicle on a daily basis and after a couple weeks they would try to start the vehicle and nothing would happen. I immediately charged and load tested the battery and then checked for an ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL58K82
what should the voltage be on the signal pin of the ecu (pin 25, black connector)? We have isolated the wire, thinking it may have been pinched in the head gasket repair. There is no voltage on the wire with it disconnected from the ecu and the O2 sensor. Trouble codes: P0158 (O2 sensor shorted to voltage)
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Blend doors VIN: KNDUP13163
Any KIA techs out there that have had issues with a lack of volume of air coming out of the defroster ducts only?? Also with control set on defrost about 50% of the air also comes from the vents. Without getting into any huge expenses here for the customer, ar...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L high beams VIN: SALJY1244X
High beam 1/2 the power it should be, when driving at night the low beams are great then when you switch to high beams there is hardly real light If battery voltage is applied externally they brighten up to where they should be
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86S63
I could really use some help on this one! Dead miss that does not show as a missfire, just coil circuts. My first suspision was the pcm was damaged by the coils. cyls 3, 5 and 6. Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil circit), P0355, P0356
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2004 Mazda B2300 2.3L Beeping noise VIN: 4F4YR12D44
Good morning. When this truck is first started it beeps at you. The beeps happen 5 at a time with a pause in between. The beeps cylce 5 times also. The only code that I could find in all systems is an o2 heater code. The catalytic convertor was cut out and sto...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBJF55F5V
Hi Guys, I got this 97 E320 runs perfect at idle no trouble codes fuel pressure within the spec no vacuum leak is found, i cant drive the car more than 5-15 miles/hr its bugs down & wont go anywhere, feels like clogged exhaust system, if i rev the engine at id...
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on, p0320 VIN: 1MELM62W2R
please help ford guys..this cougar is killin me...every month it will stall at a stoplight and then crank no start. cust tows into shop and of course car starts and runs like a dream. can never duplicate problem myself. first time put new ford crank sensor (fo... Trouble codes: P0320
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: IMEFM55S9Y
Hey guys. Car came in with a rough run condition. Both codes PO191 P1237. Cleared codes car fine . I let it run for 2 hours then power braked it . The car stalled and would not restart. Let sit for 2 mins started back up. Car reset the 1237 code but not the ot... Trouble codes: P0191, P1237 (fuel pump sec circuit malfunction)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R71
Thanks in advance. 2001 Montero Limited. 3.5L. Replaced plugs and wires on previous visit for code p0301. CEL came on after a while and codes were p0170,p0173. Could not find in Modis what codes were for. Shop Key was able to say fuel trim problem. LTFT was be... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim problem bank 1), P0173 (fuel trim problem bank 2), P0125 (insufficient coolant temp for closed loop)
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2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L dash lights and gauges VIN: 5N1AR18B88
While driving dash lights and gauges will cut off and bounce for a few seconds and come back on.Ran computer diag.found no codes.removed instument cluster and searched for shorted wire checked cluster plug and pins.We could not duplicate problem but customer s...
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1992 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L rf caliper VIN: 193CX53L5N
The problem is a continued supply of air in the right front caliper. Customer was complaining of a spongy pedal. After inspecting we found rear wheel cylinders leaking some and front hoses cracking. customer wanted to replace cylinders only. After replacing th...
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L thermostat VIN: 1G2JB5240T
Came in running in the red zone, customer had to top up AF before driving. Pressure tested cooling system, removed spark plugs and no coolant leaking into cylinders, pressurized cylinders to 100PSI no air leaking into cooling system. Found small leak @ upper r...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L ABS Module VIN: 1G2WP52K6W
Vehicle has intermittent ABS & Trac control. Abs Light off, all works as advertised. Drive some times short, some times long distance, ABS & trac light will come on. I get no communication with Snap On Modis ABS light on or off. so no codes or info. Test at Ab...
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L domelite & door ajar lite VIN: JF1SF6559W
The door ajar lite and the dome lite would stay on for twenty seconds after the ket removed and door closed. The glitch here is it would only do thid ONCE the key cycled to run. All other doors and hatch would preform dome lite deal properly,ie, dome lite stay...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K1W
This car is driving me nuts! It came in 2 weeks ago with code P0401, the first thing I did was check to see if the engine would stall if vacuum was applied to EGR valve, it did, then I ran the car on the lift with a vacuum guage "t'd" into the vacuum line at 2... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficiant flow)
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L all electrical goes dead VIN: 19UUA56683
jacob and jim seam to have hit the nail on the head. after repeated times of charging the battery and letting it sit it would intermittantly go dead. replaced the relay and no problems in two weeks. thanks for the great information.i never accualy saw the big ...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADM5336X
thanks to all who replied.the car had a bad computer,we don`t know how it came in running and then not starting after replacing the starter.the only thing that we can come up with is the tow truck driver hit on the starter with a bar to get it running.the car ...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Alternator VIN: 5UXFB33542
I feel I have wasted your valuable time as channel one in my scope has failed. further testing showed pin 2 had voltage output koeo or running of 1.2 to 1.5 volts lower than battery voltage while back probing at alt connector. A bosch reman is about $400.00 le...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Warning Lights VIN: WBAGN63494
Ok techs, we replace PCM and problem was gone after all, we also replace alternator with OEM and finally recommend the customer to replace the battery in the near future. Thank you everybody for the help and dedication. PCM fixed the problem yeah!
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1984 Chevrolet K20 Suburban Custom 6.2L Surge, Wide open throttle! VIN: 1G8GK26J2E
thank you all! most of you got it right. I removed and reset the shut off solenoid lever and it runs good. I am greztful for your help. I got lucky that it didn't self destruct, USE CAUTION IF YOU DO THIS KIND OR WORK!
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L MIL Lamp on, A/C INOPERATIVE VIN: 2G1WW12E21
After following the the procedures to check the pins on the BCM connecters I pulled the BCM out of the car and checked the numbers on the unit it had a GMAB166 on it, from the response I received I knew that this unit was a likely problem, I also found out fro... Trouble codes: U1064 (communications error).
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L vibration VIN: 1GTGG25RX2
thanks for all replies, steve may have the answer.after rechecking to see what we were missing, i noticed that the grille & shrouding fit poorly & the lower rad. support. advised customer to go back to body shop or see mr. goodwrench, which he apologized for p...
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1993 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L hard cranking warm VIN: 1FAPP64R9P
We replaced cam sensor and spark plug wires, seemed to take care of the problem, Thanks to all that responded
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1996 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Unknown VIN: IFMDA41X2T
WE INSTALLED A USED TRANFERCASE, AND FIXED THE PROBLEM. THANKS.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L 1,2,3,4, switched relays VIN: 2FMZA5141X
I would like to think everyone for their input. The 4 relays are grounded by the rear electronic control module. The rear module is responsible for most of the body functions and has a built in Gem(timer) module. Generally, if any door switch is on. This modul...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP55U81
After testing power and gounds to PCM I decided that we needed a PCM. Customer declinded repairs and decided to trade car in. Thanks for all the suggestions.
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYUO4172
Thanks for all the help. What I found was the new ign coils I installed did not produce enough spark when cold replaced coils with a different brand car starts fine.
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2FTZA54432
after reading the many suggestions and checking the vehicle,we went to cam sensor and found much debris.after a thorough cleaning the followup roadtest and drivecycle proved the problem fixed.thanks guys,iatn strikes again.i know i will upgrade my subscription... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX3H13E
This bad boy if FIXED! Ok to make a long story short, I found that my scanner could not communicate with vehicle, which in some ways made me think the PCM craped out because the relay was clicking consantly. Done multipule tests and decided to go back over the...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FAHP53235
Thanks everyone for the info. It ended up being the flex fuel module under the dash. I did have to reset the miles to empty display on the dash. It was at 0 miles to go, until I reset it.
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W3T
Thanks For All The Help,After Posting This Help Request I Comanded EGR At All Different % For EGR Valve And It Timed Out About The Same Time For Each Percentage Level.I Also Noticed That The EGR Was Only Moving For The Percentage Levels 10 - 80 After That It W... Trouble codes: P1406.
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L rear window VIN: 1GKDT13W9V
WELL I WILL FINALLY CALL THIS FIXED,IT HAD A MYRIAD OF PROBLEMS,THE NEUTRAL SWITCH WAS SHORTED,REPLACED AND HAD PARTIAL ACTUATION BUT FOUND THE LOCK ACTUATOR WHICH SETS BELOW IT WAS FROZE UP ALSO.I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THE 7 RESPONSE THAT ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GTEC14V83
The vehicle had a bad throttle body, cleaned it and worked a little better. Replaced it and the problem was solved.Thanks for all the help, I knew that on a 6.0L gas engine this could be cleaned or replaced, but I did not realize that the 4.8L was pretty much ...
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2006 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Rear HVAC temperature blend door actuator VIN: 1GKEK63U96
Unfortunately the GMC remains the same. I appreciate all the suggestions and the time members took to assist. I told the customer to be patient (he is) and bear with me. This is not a done deal. I will get the truck back here when he can afford to lose it f...
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1995 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L all shifting VIN: JHMEH6265S
Thanks for all the great replies. All pointed to the same thing which was a plugged internal filter. Seems trash sucks up to it and blocks it causing the no shifting and when I killed the car it fell away from the filter. All the debris would be shavings or cl...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG5646X
sorry guys this one has the best of me. This problem is so intermittant in might not happen for a couple of days and when it does it only lasts for about 50 yards then is fine till it sits awhile. I had checked everything I could think of first before asking ...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L heater VIN: 1HGCM71643
Everyone had pretty much re-hashed what we had done, I tend to think it may be a partially weak thermostat. Customer has not been back so I don't know what the outcome will be. Thanks all for taking time to read the post.
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S4T
As we all believed, it was a bad PCm. This Jeep had no anti theft to interfere. I believe that if it would have still had an illuminated MIL if it were in anti theft mode also. All power and grounds checked OK. During testing, jumping out ASD relay still prov...
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1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L monitors won't reset VIN: JM1BB1418T
Thanks to all who responded, especially Alex [...], who sent me the Mazda drive cycle flow chart. After extrapolating the correct procedure for this year, model and engine, the fix was as follows: 1- make sure baro. sensor is ]21.3 in. Hg, IAT is 41-95 deg F...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L trunk lid VIN: WDBUF87J56
this car does not have a hard key tumbler on the trunk deck,it doe's have a manual release handle above the liecense plate. however it would not work either.the customer needed the vehicle so i returned it to her,when i moved it out of the shop i saw the dash ...
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1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L Starting VIN: JA3CZ59W2N
sent the computer to auto and truck ecu in tenn. they tested it, it was bad they fixed it and now the car runs and stays running. Thanks for all of the replys deep down we knew it was the computer just wanted to be sure, as the car did not come in for this pr...
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63406
I'm posting a summary as time is running out and this vehicle is no closer to fixed than when I started. I will post a fix when it eventually happens. Several people have suggested EGR as a possible cause of the misfires on this vehicle, but after making a pla... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire cyls 2 and 3 are misfiring).
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2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4L key regstrationi VIN: JTEBY99J00
Thanks to all who took time to reply me. AD couldn't link to this vehicle but the dealer scantool did it easily. The local dealer registered the key at a cost of $50.00 each. Many thanks to all techs.
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L heater box VIN: 4T1BE32KX2
Hello, thank you for your quick responce. Stephen you were correct that is a normal function on a toyota. I checked the owners manual as Paul and Rueben suggested, and the chart showed that to be normal. I never took notice to that before on toyotas.thanks aga...
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2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L rear brakes VIN: 5TBDT44135
Adjusting the proportioning valve to increase pressure to the the rear wheels seems to have solved the problem.
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L trip and clock VIN: 3VXFA81HOT
the info sent by the peaple that replied really helped me nail down this issue. turns out it was the cluster, instrument repairs co just missed it the first time and wound up repairing the IC circuit in the cluster. thanks again.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L heater VIN: 3VWRA29MOX
After looking over the great replies, here is what I found, the water pump failed the next day and the car over heated and when we looked at the implers they were bad. Ok replaced pump, timing belt, thought we had this project done, still very little heat, I t...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L SRS Module VIN: 3VWCK21C72
Customer opted to take vehicle to dealer to have SRS module recoded. Customer called back saying vehicle now OK. Thanks all who replied with info.
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L oil smoke VIN: WVWMD63B03
we removed the intake air hose from the intake manifold and we found puddles of oil. we removed intercooler air intake hose and found another puddle of oil . we cleaned all air intake hoses and restarted car with the pvc system disconnected and oil smoke came ...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L srs VIN: YV1LW553XW
The consensus of replies is that the SRS control unit needs replacement. I informed the customer, and she declined the repair at this time due to Christmas bills coming in and not having $500 to spend on the car. I cleared the code for her and sent her on he...
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