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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L 3 to 4 shift - 4 to 3 shift VIN: JH4DC54812
Hi guys, I have a customer that went to the Acura dealer and was told that there is no repairing his transmission. They quoted him 3500 to replace. It has code P845. It is a problem in 3rd Clutch Pressure Switch Circuit and I normally don't fix transmissions ...
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1987 BMW 325 2.7L brake pedal VIN: WBAAB5400H
i need to figure out whats going on its driving me crazy!!!veh came in for a leaking master cylinder! replaced and got wrong cylinder and friend needed car that day so i pluged with brass fitting!!! i know dumb idea!! well i ordered correct one and installed a...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L Clock VIN: WBAEU33452
Battery was replaced, but we can not find the method to set the clock. I've checked the owner's manual, and with my local BMW dealer, they do not not have a suggestion. What makes this odd, and is perhaps the source of the problem, that most of the BMWs here...
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2003 BMW Z4 3.0i 3.0L eps VIN: 4USBT53423
Anybody have any experience with these Electronic Power Steering boxes making noise? I'm getting a clunking, oil canning type of noise on bumps. Ball joints check good with the big pry bar and the car is low mileage. It does have some collision history, looks ...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Surge VIN: WBAGN61020
Car came in with complaint of intermittent surge.We clean the fuel injector,deposit on valve because the gasoline here is poor.But it become permanent surge.Checked the fuel pressure and found it normal.Tried with new gasoline to no avail.Have repaced the spar...
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1991 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L drivealibity VIN: 2GDEG25K7L
tranny was not changing out, replaced the governor assembly the gear was worn.three weeks came back in with the same problem what is causing the gear to wear in three weeks. thank you
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1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 12345RTUIO
Customers car runs fine until it warms up after a a few miles etc, We have found that it cuts out like fuel starvation etc.Fuel pump was replaced recently and pressures are good. 42 code was found, refers to 'Electronic timing control' crank sensor? distributo... Trouble codes: 42 (Est spark timing control)
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W9T
hi to all this blazer came in with a po122 code tps volt low ,so we replace the sensor same code then we trace the wires from the tps back to the computer clean all connector and same problem ,any help i will appreciate Trouble codes: P0122
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L No Start VIN: R3TJ340121
after our work of replacing bad intake manifold gaskets to fix misfire on #6 cylinder it won't start. has spark if we put in gas it runs. distributor is installed correctley. Im not getting injection. we have power to injectors and good fuel pressure. checked ...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L DRL module VIN: 1GNDT13W9V
Hey guys!! This is not a help me fix a problem,but more where I can find the DRL module for this truck.I can not tell you how ticked I am...I followed MOD and it was to be behind the glove box,NOPE.So I phoned the dealer and it was to be on top of the steerin...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 8.1L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26G52
vehicle was diagnosed by another tech in the shop as a faulty crank sensor. attempted repair but the sensor broke off flush in block. anyone run into a problem like this and if so what did you try? i am trying to drill into it a bit maybe loosen some of the ru...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1SF23368
Car came to shop unable to drive no accel. Throttle posistion sensor reads 35% open manual says should be only 20% . Any help would be appreciated Trouble codes: P0201
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1987 Chrysler Fifth Avenue 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1C3BF66P4H
i guess i'll start from the beginning. customer bought this car 1 year ago and brought it to us running rough. we did full tune up including cleaning carb. ran great for about four months then came back running rough when cold and dying on them on acceleration...
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1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L 1-2 shift/reverse VIN: 1B4GK54R4M
I'm having problems with the transmssion. The owner replaced the battery and right afterwards it would not shift from up from 1rst gear and would not go into reverse. If I moved the shifter around many times it would finally work. The linkage looks fine. The o...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L oil VIN: 3B7MF33C8S
I am posting this help request for a friend; this deisel has coolant in the oil. Should we look at the oil cooler, or is there a problem with the head? I have seen no problems with these engines, and don't know which direction to send him. Has anyone seen cool...
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1996 Dodge B2500 3.9L heater ducts VIN: 2B7HB21XXT
This van does not put out any heat, the temp guage goes about a quater of the way up, the air blowing out the ducts is cold, I have replaced the water pump, thermostat, flushed the coolant, blew through all passages, when the water pump was off. the radiator i...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26X5X
hello I took on this job after transmission and tps senser was replaced. I scanned it and found po 123 tps volts high. no other codes present. I found 5 volts on signal line at tps circut 23 or/blue. after unplugging it from senser the signal line still had 5 ... Trouble codes: 0123 (tps voltage high)
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L no throttle reponse VIN: 1B7MF33751
this truck came in late last week with three codes p0121, p0122 and po233. customer insisted i install a new oem tps/apps. did this and a new throttle cable today agaisnt my better judgement. did a relearn on the tps/apps and went for a test drive. got 8 block... Trouble codes: P0233
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2YD64203
We received this truck shortly after the dealer installed high pump. Only starts with a shot of either, hot or cold. Had several glow plug faults. Replaced all glow plugs & controller. We still have no start under same conditions.Checked fuel supply,lots of bu...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL46XNN
engine stalled while driving and would not restart. engine cranked over a little uneven and has no spark to plugs. fuel injectors pluse when first cranking then nothing. suspect a pcm problem Trouble codes: P0700
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L air door regulation VIN: 2D4GP24R85
when driving van temperature and blend door operation very erratic, hot cold etc. watch motors and they move some, or not at all. complet heater ac housing replaced, door operation with motors removed ok, bench test motors ok. climate control unit has been rep...
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46R05
customer came in saying the car would run rough after it was warm, like it wasnt getting enough gas. it would die at stop lights and restart just fine. pulled codes p0108 map sensor voltage high, u0140 lost communication with bcm, u0168 lost comunication with ... Trouble codes: P0108, U1102, U0155, U0140, U0168
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Seat heaters VIN: 2B3LA53H46
This is my own car, dealer is stumped. Got the 'There's no codes, we can't do anything' line. The seat heaters occasionally do not work on this car. Switch lights do not operate. Sometimes they're out for days. All fuses are good. Also, occasionally, my gauges...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L p0730 VIN: WD0PE74597
Good morning fellows, This low milage Sprinter came in with a CEL lamp on and a P0730 code. The trans pan was removed and filter and fluid inspected. All looks good ! We have very limited info on this trans. We have been told that a circuit board above the va...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTX26G7RK
Hi Guys This Ford came in for failing E-Test (CO Im240) and running poor, and bad gas mileage. I hooked up a scanner and gas analyzer, everything showed running rich, Fuel pressure test over 90psi! Bingo found the problem. I replaced the fuel pressure regulat...
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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMEU15N2S
This 95 bronco is mine and 302 5speed 4X4,[...] at 100kmh rpm is 2500 and poor gas millage I get 12 to 15 miles a imp gallon (4.5L) of gas new plugs, fuel ,air filter engine run and idle very good, no smoke all of vacuum hose are good ,exhaust not plugged,i...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Trans Front seal popped out
The car came into a local shop leaking ATF out of the bellhousing. The shop pulled the trans and found the front seal had come out of the case. I'm wondering if there is a reason the seal was pushed out or is it just a poor fit/installation? I haven't found an...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMPU18L6X
I have this 99 Ford Expedition at the shop for over a week now. This Expedition was towed in two weeks ago of a crank and no start condition. No injector pulse, no communication with scanner. Found a blown #18 mini 15 amp fuel injector and PCM fuse. I replace ...
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2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
got a head from machine shop .32k cut from head can i use the stock had gasket or should i get a thicker gasket? will it bend valves? 2.0zetec dohc 16 valve
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 4x4 operation VIN: 1FTSW31F52
This truck has had repeated failures of the GEM module and transfer case encoder motor. I'm looking for possible answers why. On four seperate occasions the truck has been brought in for inop 4x4 system and each time i've diagnosed and fixed the problem, 4x4 w...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP60A04
car came in with misfire cyl2 used test coil same thing. pulled spark plug soaked w/gas. tested voltage @ green wire 12 volts. check ground on brown wire start engine have ground for about 5 sec then loose it. looks like pcm any thing im missing. hate to thro ... Trouble codes: P0302
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L steering box
Front end tight. No compression play. I get a clunk comin through the front of driver floor area when goin over "sharp" bumps. I dont feel it in the steering wheel but hear it and feel in feet..Replacing the steering gear in aniother 04 superduty cured same no...
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1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L not charging VIN: 1GTK24KXSE
the transmission was just replaced and now the battery light is on and there is no power to the single wire plug on the alternator. I would not think the two would be related. What powers the single wire on the alternator? Thanks in advance
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2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L engine VIN: 3GKFK16TXY
Replacing head gaskets on this yukon and have found out from my machine shop that one of the heads are cracked. the machine shop tells me that he has seen a rash of these heads cracked. He "thinks" this may be caused by overtourqing at the fact.due to the fact...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L low beams VIN: 1GKDS13S32
hey there techs, vehicle came in 2 weeks ago, for intermitant low beams, customer said after several minutes of driving, auto headlights would turn off, high beams would work but no lows, auto or manual.after several miles of drivingthey would work again. this...
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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1867W
This crv came in stalling and had the mil on. The codes were p0108 & p1129 which are both map sensor voltage too high codes. We had previously replaced the map but did so again. These were aftermarket parts but both read the same. The map sensor reads no lower... Trouble codes: P0108, P1129
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2006 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L heater ducting? VIN: 5FNRL38246
driver side hvac vent signifigantly cooler than right. this is not a his and her temp control vehicle. but has symptom of his and her climate control driver side stuck on full cold/ when you switch the car to heater the left side is luke warm and the right sid...
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2009 Honda CRV 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHLRD2848K
Hey HONDA Techs I have this CRV That another shop replaced the timing belt. The problem that were having is that when you start the engine it would start and run and after a few minutes it would idle very low and stall. Then when you try to start it, can barel...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KMHWF25S8Y
Vehicle came in with a broken crank sensor due to the reluctor ring hitting it. We replaced the 2 timing belts, the crank sensor,crank reluctor wheel, balance shaft belt. All the time being sure to follow the proper proceedure for timing both belts. Well today...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY19PXS
This is a fellow deputy's personal vehicle,..he states that it will crank and no start in the mornings. But if you leave the key on for 3min almost to the second ,.then crank it will fire up,..sometimes only a minute but normally 3 like i said and almost to th...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ68S4V
Hi all.. This jeep is a basic EVAP system, hoses, valve, canister, no LDP. The MIL will come on after 2 trips after clearing. we replaced the purge valve, I checked its operation using the smoke mach and turning it on and off using the scanner, all looked good... Trouble codes: P0441 (Purge malfuntion)
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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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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, no comunication VIN: 1J4GW48SX1
Thanks for any help.car came in no start pulled codes had com codes for skim and mic after some testing found 12 volts on com line at dlc started isolating out found that the power was coming from fuse 14 of under hood fuse block to com line someware problem d...
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2008 Jeep Commander (Truck) Limited 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HH58298
Vehicle has good power and runs very well other than at idle. Cylinders 1 and 7 drop out at idle but computer seems to only pick up a random misfire code. We broke two of the multidisplacement solenoids during the short block replacement. They are very cheezy ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L timing VIN: KNDJA72301
cant seem to get a straight answer on timing marks to use on this kia sportage 2.0 dohc. came in not running, head gasket gone, had head shaved. is my firs, so i was extremely careful on re assembly. i used I and E on cam gears for timing. now it turns over li...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22212
Replaced both oxygen sensors and fault still remained. Data stream shows correct fluctuation of sensor voltage, but the corrective fuel trim for bank 1 is 6480 and bank 2 is 414 Trouble codes: P0172
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L charging/illumination VIN: JT8GK13T2S
This car came into the shop with a blown 15 amp gauge fuse. We replaced the noisy alternator and replaced the fuse. This was the customers complaint that the 15 amp gauge fuse would blow intermittently. Replacement of the alternator did not fix the problem alt...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNHM83WX3
greetings to all this lincoln suffers a dead battery maybe once a month.we have replaced the battery and checked charging system and thatgood.i tested for an electrical drain and i have a 68 miliiamp drain.i can see if the car is not used every day the battery...
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2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ246X2
This vehicle has had many puzzled thus far. After driving for an estimated 2 or 3 miles distance, the vehicle will bog down, and I mean bog. Not like a misfire, but "like" a drop in fuel pressure. The vehicle drops off power and undergoes a constant decelerati... Trouble codes: P0301
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L vents VIN: WDBGA70G6W
Need some help with this strange problem. We cannot get the heat to come out of the floor vents. The air will only come out of the defroster. It doesn't matter if the climate is set to auto or manually set to floor vents. After driving car for 45 minutes it wi...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L hvac VIN: 2MEFM75W3Y
Wondering if anyone has run into this before. This car has an intermittent whistle noise, sounds like maybe a vacuum leak, you can only hear it from inside the vehicle with the A/C on auto or vent, if I put it in defrost or floor mode it goes away and the nois...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33465
Hi guys we have this Mini here that came from a bodyshop..hit in the nose. They brought it to us because it won't stay running..it idles rough and stalls and had multiple codes..We found the throttle body cracked and replaced the throttle assembly and reset ad... Trouble codes: P0108 (map sensor)
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Surge VIN: 4A3AJ56G6V
Hi guys.This car came in with a melted cat on it.We took it for test drive first and when we went to give it gas the engine would not rev up but buck.So we would pressed on the gas slowly and the engine climb.We brought it back to the shop and pulled off the c...
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WH14T5L
remove coolance level sensor connector, no change. when engine hot, it flunctuate alot. replace iac did not help. code 35 for iac error,and can not clear code. what have i miss. thank advance for the help thoa Trouble codes: 035 (idle air conntrol error)
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1992 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2FW23F3N
this car runs great at idle. acts like its starving for fuel. everything under the sun has been replaced. COIL, DIST, FUEL PUMP, FULL TUNE UP, TPS. IAC, .. IF YOU PLAY WITH THROTTLE YOU CAN GET THE RPM'S UP PRETTY GOOD.. BUT IF YOU GO FULL THROTTLE IT FALLS ON...
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L reminder chime VIN: WP1AB29PX5
Customer stated the reminder chime is not working. cannot locate any information on it. looking for location, wiring diagram, what controls it (body module). if they fail or is there probably a bigger problem. any help would be appreciated. thanks
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2002 Saturn L300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R82
Hi and thanks for the help, I have a saturn here that has me second guessing myself here we go. First of all it has a problem under load any thing over 50% throtle.And sets a code for mass po102 low voltage.In my stall no problem found and i can't get it to ac... Trouble codes: P0102
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1985 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
Hi there any tojo techies, i have a problem with the car as it idles when it wants to. one day it will run fine and the next day it won't idle at all. i checked all the obvious leaking vacuum hoses, fuel pressure, air filtration, timing, drained carbuerettor, ...
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1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L No Start VIN: JHSCP35123
customer tried to fix his own wiring for blower motor, after that customer states truck will not start. after testing and fixing his wiring I find that the truck has no injector pulse at all, relays are good, check eng light comes on with key, have power to in...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF22K5W
hi guys, i'm pulling out hair on this one. this camry came in with a dead battery. customer tried to charge it at home. we replaced the battery and now it cranks and doesn't start. it has no inj pulse and int spark. the coils and injectors have power, all the ...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WAULT68E03
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES, IT SEEMS THAT THE SLEEVE ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SHIFT KNOB IS NOT RELEASING, IT WILL SPIN, BUT NOT LET GO. IT CAN'T DROP DOWN BECAUSE IT HITS THE SHIFT GATES. AT THIS POINT IT SEEMS THAT THE KNOB WILL HAVE TO BE DESTROYED TO GET OFF. ...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L fuel gauge VIN: WBAEU33482
Thank you for your assistance. It turns out that it was the Instrument Cluster after all. We used the Autologic feature of substituting a know good cluster into the vehicle and the gauge worked fine. Replaced Cluster and recoded.
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L stability control VIN: WBADT63432
Call the customer so they could bring the car by. to due the reset and the steering wheel turn lock to lock. They said that it went off in the Walmart parking lot. The day or to befor I called. So I can not say what it was. thanks for the help.
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBANB33594
The valve tick turned out to be more than a valve train noise; a borescope shows heavy cylinder wall damage. We are putting in a used engine. The replies were split over the necessity of pulling the heads to gain access to the lower front cover. But I would ha...
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2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L Rear wiper VIN: 5GADT13S26
3 replies, Two have had experiences with bad wiper motor.Walter from Tennesee had a good idea. to check the BCM for codes and or the motor pulling to many amps shutting the system down. It turned out that the two orange power wires in the pass thru boot betwee...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Fit & Finish VIN: 2G1WN54T4P
I got the door open. Not really the way I wanted too buti couldnt get into the inside very easily because of the door panel still attached to the front of the door. The instrument panel is right up against it and wouldnt let it slide out. The lock mechanism an...
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2002 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22G42
This one was the pass side check valve in the air management system. I thought i probly was but customer needed the car back before I could check it all out. He brought it back and it is fixed. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P416.
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L ecm VIN: 1GCDT13694
this was agood pone replaced ecm had flashed by dealer came up with different problems replaced apop bsensors so far so good thanks again
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L driver's window VIN: 3GNEC12T64
As suggested by most, I cleaned and lubed the tracks, customer has not returned, so I assume it is fixed. Thanks to all.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L air bag VIN: 2GCEK19TO4
Well it sounds like a common problem with bad connections in the under seat harness,for the seat position sensor. Both sides are affected. My customer hasn't come back in yet, so I can't post a fix but feel confident that I can soon. Thanks for all your input,...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L clock VIN: 3C3EL45H1T
I feel I should apologize for wasting people's time. I asked before I looked at the vehicle myself because the customer said several people had tried to set the clock and couldn't. I assumed they knew what they were doing. My bad! This radio has an H and an M ...
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2003 Chrysler Concorde Limited 3.5L Sunroof VIN: 2C3HD56G33
Sorry for the poor explination. It was after dark and i had no garage trying to close roof. Turned out to be the motor after i got it to the shop the next day.
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L coolant VIN: 2B3HD46R72
Car is in the shop now for water pump replacement. Did find coolant in the oil, and after blowing air into the weep hole just in front of the stat housing bolt, got coolant to leak from there also. In examining the new water pump, there are 2 weep passages, ...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Transfer cas VIN: 1D7HU18Z22
Hi All, I did as you guys suggested and replaced the TCCM. After installing the TCCM the problem still existed. So I staring checking for B+ and ground at the TCCM and I did not have B+ at the TCCM. I checked fuse 43 which powers the TCCM at the TCCM and it w...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45T6S
The fuel pump relay in the CCRM was the culprit.The hesitation was from bad gas. I love winter time.Thanks to those who replied and hope this can help someone else. thanks Trouble codes: 176 (bank one lean drivers side), 542 (fuel pump secondary circuit failure pcm to ground), 543 (fuel pump secondary circuit failure).
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14X7W
Thank you, to all who responded. Everyone had good answers to the possible cause.We had multiple things going on and help came from three different people. William-from Tennessee, your right, Fords due hold on to the adaptives.After driving the vehicle for man...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18L6X
did check fuel psi and that the injectors and fuel reg were not leaking. as most of you said, got the bosh plugs out and put in autolite, starts great. thanks for help. you saved lots of time and made for a fast easy fix that we did not even have to bill the c...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF07291
Well guys,I appreciate the help. The Customer was losing confidence in us. So I had to refer her to dealer.We feel like it may have been in either the updated intake or IMRC Levers which were smoking a little. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Well after a long haul I decieded to drain and refill the fuel tank, after that the truck ran great and the trims returned to normal. Also my fuel sample now has a nice yellowish tint to it. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P0300 (random misfire), P1100 (p1260-), P1260.
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73K14
Never was able to fix the vehicale. custimer gave up and decided to get rid of the vehical. Thanks for all the advise. Mike Sorry took so long to reply back
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FF68S61
hi vehicle hasnt came back yet its possible what he experienced wasnt related to the misfires but i had good suggestions and learned something anyway. carbon build up on valves, crank sensor, bad new ignition coil, bad valve seats, plugged cat, injectors. than... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306.
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L starter VIN: SALPE1247T
Thanks to all who replied. We tried to do everything we could to fix this vehicle, however, you must have a Land Rover specific scan tool to reprogram the body control module. Customer towed it to the nearest Land Rover dealer and they reprogrammed the BCM a...
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L belt VIN: 1LNHM97V1X
Many thanks to Brooks [...]. He advised me of a website where I found the diagram I needed. It was of all things, the Auto Zone site. The others said to needed to get information from Mitchell on Demand, parts houses, etc. If I had a parts in this town I woul...
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1988 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start VIN: JM1BF2229J
Found defective center button on distributor cap, causing spark to be intermitant.
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1BJ2226Y
Hi everyone: Thanks for all the replies and the good info included. However, I have not been able to fix this vehicle. Most of the replies pointed to the fact that this condition is usually caused by the MAF sensor. the recomendation is to unplug it and see if...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L left head area VIN: WDBGA43E9R
i'm sorry that this is being closed as a no fix but the customer is holding off due to the price. what i did find out though is it is a good possibility that replacing the oil feeder tubes is going to fix these concerns. there are 16 in the heads total and re...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Linkage VIN: WDBGA32E7T
Of the two used linkage assemblies I ordered, one had the same problem. I replaced the linkage assembly & motor (dc motors don't like to run in stalled position). When setting up park position, I placed the driver's arm, measured at the sheet metal portion a...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Alternator VIN: WDBTJ65J83
Thank you all for great responses, after several tests and wire harness checks I came to find out that the solid blue wire was burnt in side the connection, when probing on the outside i was getting a solid continuity, but once i disconnected the connection an...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Collision Repair VIN: WDBPJ75FX5
Thank you for your assistanceCspecial thanks to Sleiman [...]
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L alternator VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
Sorry about taking so long to close. The car is fixed. I replaced the instrument cluster and everything works fine now. Thanks to all that responded! Duane
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Stall, Misfire VIN: 5N1BV28U44
THE INJECTORS WERE OK BUT FOUND THAT THE MAIN GROUND WAS BROKEN WHICH HAD CAUSED THE ECM TO BLOW.REPLACED THE ECM AND SENT IT TRUCK TO THE DEALER TO HAVE IT REPROGRAMED AND IT IS GONE.tHANKS FOR THE HELP.
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1985 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L MIL Lamp on, V REF VIN: 1G3CX6937F
Well the vehicle has been gone for 5 days. Just to let you know I sent two of the PCM's to Auto ECM and they said nothing was wrong with either of them. So they dont have the cappability to test them correctly. They did give me new proms but that did not help...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L hydralic system VIN: L0P1293859
Thanks for all the ideas on this one. I may not get to it till this spring. I expect by clamping off each wheel and adding them back into the system one at a time will tell me where the problem is. I'm guessing one or both of the front calipers is the problem ...
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2JB1245W
Well thanks to all for your help. the problem turned out to be a wire rubbing in the harness that goes to the injectors. We redid the pull and tug test and it showed up really fast and did not go away till we opened up the wiring loom and found it repaired wir... Trouble codes: P0125 (coolant sensor), P0300 (random miss fires), [0342, P0122 (tps).
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1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3007586W
Well its finally over. Had to get the vehicle and drive it myself to get readiness monitors set. Customer had the car for over a thousand miles but as Donald [...] told me you need to do the specific drive cycle which is explained in a tsb for this. Probab... Trouble codes: P0133.
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2001 Saturn SC1 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G8ZP12831
thanks to those who replied,..it was as I suspected,.the coolant temp sensor was bad,..replaced sensor clear KAM,.and the temp gauge came up as it should and all my fuel trims came back into spec,..and the lady did call me to inform me the car was running grea... Trouble codes: P1599 (engine stalled).
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2003 Saturn L200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F73
We decided to start with fresh fuel after customer informed us of how in-frequintly the Saturn has been driven lately. That took care of the lean code p0171 as well as the minor hesitation and hard start when cold. During the test drive after the fuel transfus... Trouble codes: P0171, P1599.
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L No Start VIN: 5GZCZ63B73
Thanks again to all that replied! The defective component was the cranksshaft position sensor. The vehicle luckily stalled while idling and would no start for a more extended time. I tested fuel pressure and verified in spec at 55 PSI and used a voltmeter on ...
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2008 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Tire VIN: 1G8ZV57748
Thanks Jesse, 1. Take one set of Aura keys put in ignition and turn to on/acc and do not start car. 2. Push info key on wheel until you get to the LF 32psi RF 32psi screen. 3. With other key fob, standing outside of car, depress both lock and unlock buttons an...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L excessive vibration VIN: 1NXAE09B5S
thanks to all members who read and replie for my request,all the suggestions was great. special thanks to Tadao [...] for his posted. You was right there is two types for motor muonts. The front motor mount for USA built corollas has different design, wich is...
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