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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUBG84D5V
This car came in on the hook cranking, but not starting. We hooked up the low amps probe and the fuel pump wasen't turning. We ordered a new unit from the dealer, installed it, and it still wouldn't start. We primed the pump with about a gallon and a half and...
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L smog VIN: WBABF3324S
looking for evap canister. sticker shows under hood . I was told left rear fender , all i see is tank.does the canister look diffrent from most canisters ? i maybe looking right at it and don't know it. thank's alan harris r & j automotive [...]
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L no communication VIN: WBAAM3330X
Ok, so I have this BMW that is driving me up a wall. Here in MA, our inspection process requires an rpm signal to the inspection machine durring data communication thru the obd port. This car is not transmiting this information. I have a signal at the tach, an...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGA83421
Hello, and thank you in advance. The customer stated that several days ago while on a business trip the car began to run hot and loose coolant. He found a repair shop and had it checked. The repair shop installed a new water pump. It arrived at our facility (n... Trouble codes: 26 (multiple fuel trim 1 limit reached), 27 (multiple fuel trim 2 limit reached), 28 (additive fuel trim 1 limit reached), 29 (additive fuel trim 2 limit reached)
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1992 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF54LXN
Hello all! Regular customer brought his car in complaining of stall. Restarts right away. On test drive with no pattern car will buck. Speedometer and tach drop to bottom then go to top simultaneously. Then guages will resume normal operation. Engine will surg... Trouble codes: 41 (CAM SENSOR I dont think its related.)
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1995 Buick Century Special 3.1L very low power VIN: 1G4AG55M7S
Buick came in for a severe coolant leak. It turned out to be the intake gasket. So I performed a routine intake job. After I finished the job, the vehicle starts a little hard and acts as if I crossed a couple wires. Since this time, I've torn down top again, ...
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1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1GM4J52M2L
hi iatn techs,gat one for the buick tech.this car have a problem with the passlock system.found out that the pass system fails some times.when it works,all the ligths on the dash turns on.when it fails,no dash ligth turn on.the engine would crank start and tur...
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1982 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6AL5784C
This car has made its rounds around town. When cold it starts and idles fine when it warms up the second you put it in gear it dies and will restart first click of the key. Everyone has change everything at least once on this car. I origanly thought it was the...
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1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G6DW5277P
vehicle came into shop on hook, cranks but no startup. has 13 psi fuel pressure. no spark at the coil. no injector pulse at either injectors! we replaced ign module and distributor. the vehicle still does not have spark/pulse. still no start. any help would be...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L washer pump
I have this car that is driving me crazy. The customer is complaining about the washer pump not working, but wipers work when you hit washer button. I have witnessed this not working when she first came in. Since then everytime she comes in (twice)it is workin...
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2002 Checker 1500 Silvera 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19T32
Pickup came in with p0300 code (multiple misfire). It misses less at idle but on a road test watching scan tool misfiring. The cylinder on bank 2 are missing. cyl. 4 and 6 miss terrible and 2 and 8 not as bad. This engine was replaced by a GM dealer 20,000 mil... Trouble codes: P0300
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1986 Chevrolet K30 Custom 7.4L master cyl linkage VIN: 1GDJK34W3G
hello all hope somebody has some insight to this problem.as stated in history ring gear was replaced .same clutch, release brg , fork, pivot , master cyl & slave cyl reused.tranny went in easy not forced in at all.customer picked truck up day after job complet...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Code 81 2-3 solenoid circuit VIN: 2GIFP22P9R
Vehicle came in with code 81, 2-3 shift solenoid circuit. I checked all the wiring, internal trans wiring was rough so I replaced it and both shift solenoids. Code came back. I found that the PCM wasn't sending a signal to the 2-3 solenoid. Replaced the PCM. I...
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1996 Chevrolet P30 Fwd Cont 7.4L Mechanical VIN: 1GBLP37JXV
This RV Belongs to me. I noticed last year that intermittently i would lose power and then it would come back as quick as it left. There were no noises. The power loss didn't last long, maybe 30 seconds to a minute. I also noticed that the A/C Ducts closed at ...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E7W
This van came in running ruff with po300 after checking codes we found some misfires on different cylinders but #1 was missing all the time I check for spark and it was ok lissen to injector it seam to be working.Ok here is what I have done. I resealed the int... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L shift VIN: 1G1JH12F82
This Cavalier drove into the shop (with violent ex-boyfriend in tow) with a complaint of poor shifting and a check engine light. Went through the Mitchell diagnostic and found no faults in the circuits. Checked continuity from the 20 pin connection at the tran...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13S82
Vehicle came into center with the following codes with in the system: P1345- cam crank correlation error. This code sets at idle. Idle is moderately poor with the A/C compressor active. with out the compressor on it purrs nicely. I removed the cam actuator a... Trouble codes: P1345 (CMP/ CNK correlation)
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Flooding VIN: 1G1JC52F54
Customer complaint of miss @ idle. Verified after start up when engine idles down it will act like it is loading up on fuel, O2 sensor remains in high 800 - 900 mlvolts, fuel trim LT -14 to-18 ST -10 to -18. Vacuum starts @ 15hg drops to 9-10hg when engine is ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0171
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L starter
first hhr I've ever touched. it took fifteen minutes to find the battery. customer complaint is intermitent no crank and itermitent guages inop while driving,but car still drives. any ideas would help. thanks, steve
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54LOT
This one came on on the hook for a crank no start, We had spark on cylinders 1 &4 and injector pulse on cyl# 1,2,3 Found computer was not grounding coils for remaining coils checked resistance from Computer to ignition no opens wer found. Found sereral hits fo...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L unkonwn VIN: 2C3AA53G05
if this car sit over night in cold weather below 32F more so colder has very bad drown noise like bad mount will go away as car warms up / by time you get on hoist start looking noise fads away/ has any one seen this problem...
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1986 Dodge Omni SE 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3BZ48C2G
PLease Help! I inherited this car from my wifes family and the want it repaired so they can buy it back. Car starts and runs well once warmed up. After driving 7 or 8 miles it will lose power, hesitate, and surge. At this point it can barely get out of it's ow...
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1987 Dodge Dakota S 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
gentleman .this is my own personal truck and its making me crazy. filled up and got a bad tank of fuel.after a parts run of approx. 70 miles the truck was running very rough and stalling .vehicle sat for a week before i was able to get back to it .found the co...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Heating VIN: 1B7HC16YOX
Heater only gets warm while driving or accelerating. both heater hoses warm, heater core has been flushed. Is it possible to get 2 bad water pumps? Coolant doesn't seem to be flowing through the heater hoses very well. Heater core is hot but will cool down som...
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2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HR28Z1Y
I have this Durango in here that has been rode hard, put away wet, and has never been given it shots. The customer has simply abused the heck out of it, and it is probably not worth fixing the LF window regulator let alone the drivability problem. The truck ... Trouble codes: P1765, P0753
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Power Steering VIN: 2C3HH46R7Y
The power steering system on this vehicle is being a real problem. It started with a simple p/s fluid leak at the lines along the frame. Now we cannot get rid of the loud noise, foamy fluid, and loss of steering assist when the vehicle is cold or sits overnigh...
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2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L turn signal VIN: 1B4HS28Z31
i have a strange one here. when i turn on the left turn signal both sides flash and the dash lights flash on and off and the radio display goes from bright to dim. the right turn signal works fine. all bulbs appear bright so i dont think i have a ground proble...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Whistle VIN: 1D3HU18Z73
Two separate customers, complain of engine "Whistle" at or around 2000-2400 RPM, both trucks are 2003 model years with a 5.9l. We've road tested it & found only at light or normal accell it will develop a loud high pitched whistle sound. Customers both advised...
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2004 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.7L parking lights VIN: 1D7HG38K24
Truck came in shop with the parking lights staying on, I talked to Identifix on this and they told me that it was the inside fuse panel, well it is not, I disconnected the whole panel and lights still stay on. I also disconnected the body controller and they s...
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2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L powertrain VIN: 2D4FV48V25
hi everyone, have a wierd problem with this magnum, customer first brought vehicle in for tight spots in the steering. we replaced steering shaft & everything was fine. problem now customer states ever since we worked on it he has terrible vibration or drone,o...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7HN18C85
Truck only ran with ether starting the engine, then it was drivable. At this time, injector fuel pressure was @ 1600 psi. Decided to cap off one injector port at a time. Found two injectors that I capped of individually, and truck would start. Uncapped, it wou...
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2006 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Engine vibration VIN: 2D4FV47V16
A good customer has brought his car in with a very noticeable vibration only when the engine is cold. It has to be overnight cold or sit for 8 hours plus before it will be very evident, and it "must" be below -10C. The vibration is very similar to the frequenc...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, fuel derates VIN: WD0PD64496
first off thanks to all who take the time to read and to reply. the van runs fine from 0 to 3/4 throttle and will reset one or the other fuel codes as listed but never both at the same time nor any other codes. i seem to hit a wall in my diag chart to replace... Trouble codes: P2047, P2051 (fuel rail malfunction max fuel pressure exceeded)
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1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall
vehicle hard to start runs poorly,rough idle,burning rich,throttle response slow.scan data seems normal,fuel pressure good,good volume,spark good,removed o2 sensor to check for restiction no difference.need help,not a ford guy..
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Transfer case shifting VIN: 1FMFU18L6V
Greeting Ford Wizards. I'm stumped on this one and my pride is hurting. This Expedition came in with the complaint of no 4x4 operation. Tested on hoist and found that the front axle [vacuum shift] is always engaged and the transfer case will spin the front sha...
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L heater VIN: 2FTZF1769W
Customer came in complaining of no heat. Replaced thermostat seemed to take of problem, customer brings back same symptoms. flushed heater core because engine was making it to operating temp. let run blowing 125 degrees out of vents, test drove and about 1/2 m...
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FDWE45F72
we have this e-450 super duty with a sometimes hard brake pedal we hear a snap and the brake pedal goes back to normal it acts up more in the morning has anyone out there run into a problem like this and what did you do to repair it thanks in advance
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power window VIN: 1FAFP58SX3
need help, Drivers power window will not go up, and only goes down 2 inches at a time. when switch is in up position the one touch down relay just clicks rapidly, has good power at motor, but no ground. when switch is in down position the window goes down 2 in...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14514
repaired a previous attempt to replace CHT sensor and haness. had code for this CHT. removed intake, replaced gaskets with oe, replace CHT sensor, replaced CHT sensor harness connector. all joints soldered. truck runs great untill you "shower down" on the acce... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZK04166
I need some help speaking Ford! I have the below listed codes turning on the "Check Engine" light, no other driveability symptoms noted during test drive. I followed Alldata's troubleshooting for these codes, essentially you check all the other modules for cod... Trouble codes: P061B (Internal Control Module Torque Calculation Performance), P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System- forced limited power)
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 2GTEK19R6W
Had vehicle come in with low brake pedal. Customer said he had to add brake fluid once. We checked brake fluid and level was good. Looked for external leaks found none. Checked out brakes, found pads and shoes to be wore out. Replaced rear shoes, spring kit, t...
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2003 GMC C4500 Topkick C4C042 6.6L no accelerator funct VIN: 1GDE4E1123
when you start the vehicle it is able to go down the road then intermittantly while accelerating it returns to idle, it can only be driven after it has been shut down for a minute or more, and then sometimes it will only move 500ft or it will run for the rest ...
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1994 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Cuts out VIN: 2HGEH2373R
Thanks in advance guys, Any vetran Honda techs please take a look at this post. I just aquired a '94 civic vx. It has a preexisting problem that I am having trouble diagnosing. It is a fedral vehicle and does have a 5 wire LAF sensor. First the symptom. Only d...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L no start VIN: 1HGCD5636T
replaced the head gasket and tryed to start the car and all it does is crank and crank. i made sure i bleed out the coolant valve and checked for spark injector pulse and fuel pressure and all is good. i have gone over this engine about 4 tmes and im unable to...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HBEJ8541X
hi honda dudes, this car is very intermittent, but when this happens we are missing spark. check the distributor and find that when this happens we loose the 12v signal at terminal 8 on dist. connector. there is no voltage there until you crank it when all is ...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG6653X
Ok car is getting no spark or injector pulse, also shift interlock is stuck and will not release from park. This problem was intermitent but seems to have finally went constant. I have looked at the wiring diagrams and I keep coming back to only three fixes ma...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G4Y
customer came in about 3 weeks ago with p1128 intermittent, replaced maf sensor cleared codes, customer back 1 week later with p1123 and p1128 i thought it was strange to have both system rich and system lean. cleared codes sent customer on his way. thought ma... Trouble codes: P1123, P1128
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S2CY58V2R
Happy new year to all... This one came in with customer complaining of "backfiring". We observed misfiring and very low power. We had 3 open wires and original plugs, so, she got new coils wires and plugs. The trans is flashing code 51 for coolant temp sensor ... Trouble codes: 51 (Transmission code for coolant temp sensor problem)
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1971 Jaguar XJ-6 350CID Throttle Cable
Here is the deal with this car. It is a 71 Jag XJ-6 with a Chevy 350 engine and transmission in it. The accelerator cable broke at the carb. Anyone see this engine conversion before, and have any idea what throttle cable was used? Was it the stock Jag cable, o...
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Timing and engine compression VIN: SAJDA14C42
Based on initial inspection, it was obvious the timing had jumped. The cams turned but compression was so low that it sounded like a timing loss. Upon doing a compression test, it was apparent that was the case. All 4 cams still turned with motor but compressi...
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Timing and engine compression VIN: SAJDA14C42
Based on initial inspection, it was obvious the timing had jumped. The cams turned but compression was so low that it sounded like a timing loss. Upon doing a compression test, it was apparent that was the case. All 4 cams still turned with motor but compressi...
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Suspension VIN: SJEA71C745
I've got this 2004 Jag XJ8 with air suspension. The problem is that the front end settles down overnight. once you run the engine for a few minutes, everything is normal. No codes, seem like there is a leak in the system. Have sprayed the air bags, pump area, ...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT28S6T
This jeep is driving me insane. It came in as a no start. When I went to confirm no start, I was able to start the engine with the accelerator at about 50%. I have checked everything. I replaced IAC motor, and cleaned throttle body. I tested MAP, TPS, ECT, IAT...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JYGW5859X
Hey, I have a difficult one here. I have a Check engine light on with the po123 tps code and the p1596 Cruise switch code. I inherited this job from the tech across the shop, who replaced the tps, crank sensor and the clock spring with the same result.All genu... Trouble codes: P0123, P1596
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2005 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L Blend door VIN: 1J4FA39S45
Hello Gents, What we have here is a Wrangler with an attitude. The air flow will ONLY come thru the Defrost at the top of the dash. I am at a loss... We have replaced the head unit with a known good unit ( atleast we have been told by parts house that the uni...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB7230X
thanks in advance for any help on this one. we have a 1999 kia sportage we put a used engine in. it is a dealer car so we have no history. vehicle came to us with no compression new used engine has good comression, spark and fuel. plugs smell like fuel but are...
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L ride control VIN: JT8BH22F4T
Greetings, I have this LS 400 in great condition came in for slamming,over bumps and poor ride quality. all suspension componants checked out and replaced struts and springs/ aligned, w much improvement. couple months later my cust returned complaining of stee...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L front air struts VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Group, We have a 1998 Lincoln Continental here and do not normally work on these but it is a nice car and belongs to a good customer and we are going to give it a look. The front air bags are over inflated and the compressor does not seem to be venting the ai...
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1996 Mazda MX-3 Precedia 1.6L leaking water pump VIN: JM1EC4332T
Hey guys and girls.I have to replace the water pump on my daughters mx-3 1.6l.I am a GM tech and its been a while since doing one of these.Mazda time is about 4 hours-is this correct?.Is this a job that needs special tools? Any help is appreciated-thanks.Keith...
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1996 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L over heating VIN: JM3LV5237T
vehicle came in running hot,gauge @ 7/8. replaced thermostatw/ oe part still not flowing . flow tested radiator not up to par replaced radiator.removed water pump to check impeller o.k replaced water while it was out.
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WBAGN634X4
HI, Thank You to all who replied! In fact it was the throttle that had to be relearned. The battery went completly dead for a few days and i guess thats what killed everthing. All we did was recharge the battery and once that was ok, put the key in the ignit...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Torque conveter lockup system VIN: 1G6KD54Y8X
Thank you all for your help in this mater. I will be running this new imformation past my customer and we will see if he bites. I am glad i posted for i would not have know about the optional converter design (mechanical vs visous clutch) and sense a transmiss...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Radiator VIN: 1GNEC16R8W
I`m going to close as a fix but time will tell. Replaced radiator with different brand, checked for voltage in coolant checked ok. Installed ground strap for insurance. Checked for headgasket leak it checked ok. All now we can do is wait and see. Thanks for th...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDM19W7W
Well after banging our heads for awhile we figured it out. We started tracing all the wires from the injectors and under the battery and tray we found a rusted loom bracket that was rubbed threw the wire harness. Fixed the broken wire and we were back in buisn... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W1X
Thanks everyone for all of the help. This was a used engine that was installed. Don't know if that was the problem but the VCM was goofy. Car ran great for 30 miles then started acting up. Misfiring. Nothing helped. Then the fuel and temp gauge quit which I ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Parasitic drain on battery VIN: 3GNFK16R5X
This one is fixed. All it took was another new NSA unit. I was lucky enough to have a NSA warehouse 10 miles away. And the person working there was very helpful.I took the unit there hoping to compare it to other units of the same part number. My unit had meas...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L ipc VIN: 2G1WW12E52
customer declined any further repairs at this time, as we did head gaskets ,and blower resistor.the iginition switch was cked with no problems found. i can tell you that by taking the sdm/airbag module off the class2 line the cluster worked perfect,also couldn...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L control module VIN: 1GNEK13Z83
Thanks to all that replied. This Tahoe is finally fixed.I checked all wiring etc. as suggested and found all to be good. Sent to dealer to be programed and all was well for 5 days and service 4 W.D. light came back on.This time it took an encoder sensor to fix...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GLHK23184
Vehicle had the wrong sending unit. Resistance values where exact opposite. Replaced sender with correct unit. Fuel guage works correctly.
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: X24K113591
I've checked to see how much amp draw on both and 80mA on both.I didn't load up the wires though.I 've ck the signal hi and lo and both seems to working according to rich and lean condition that i created.But B2 will tend to stay on the lean side a little long... Trouble codes: P0135, P1153.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L right axle VIN: 1GNDT13S25
Well then, it's fixed. The axle shift lock assembly, also known as the bearing plate was replaced. This little case bolts to the right side of the engine oil pan and is machined to just fit the bore in the pan for proper alignment. I'm glad I choose to estimat...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDS13S45
After pulling the tank and inspecting inside I found the fuel pump module broken as a result of a sudden impact in the rear. Module was laying down toward the rear and whenever the truck was stopping fuel sloshed to the front, the pump gulped air and the vehic...
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1972 Chrysler Newport Royal 5.9L headlamps and dash lights VIN: CM43M2C254
Ignition switch fixed this car. Thanks for the replies
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L rack VIN: 2C3H056F85
Somehow after installing new mounting bushings the rack had cracked. When I drove it in today fluid was leaking. This should have been a no brainer. Thanks for all your help.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21F01
thank all that replied. I replaced the injector seals on it. After a lot of cranking and bleeding. it finally started. I believe it still needs the high pressure oil pump. It is still setting the P1211 code. Trouble codes: P0340, P1260.
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMYU041X1
cleaned idle air control and vehicle seems to be starting fine now when cold.
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF57F33
we have checked all wiring and connectors. we have also replace v/c gasket and internal harness. we have also replacedes idm. I also load tested the wiring with a headlight and found no fault we are currently waiting for a computer Trouble codes: P1277 (7 open in low to high side circuit).
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2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L harmonic balancer VIN: 1FMZU73K54
THANKS TO ART FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA HE WAS RIGHT ABOUT FORD SPECIAL TOOLS MADE BY OTC BUT SOLD BY ROTUNDA DOWN THE ROAD IT GOES. [PART#303-102 INSTALLER] AND IF YOUR CHANGING THAT FRONT SEAL [SEAL ALIGNER #303-093] IS INVALUABLE.BOTH AVAILBLE THROUGH ROTUNDA.T...
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no heat VIN: 2FMZA51483
Sorry about closing out this request has death in my family and went out of town. we fixed this van. we replaced the heater core and had the same problems so I removed the water pump and found out that the dealer didi not put on a new water pump the fins were ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Starter & PCM VIN: 1GTHK23183
Well it's fixed. Michael and Jonathon were both suspicious of the ignition switch, Andrew gave me information on where to get a better GM wiring diagram, and Matt suggested a harness or connection that may have been wiggled or moved that would temporarily cure...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK66404
the charcoal canister is what fixed this truck. It was full of dirt, wich was restricting the flow. Trouble codes: P0446.
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2001 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Charging VIN: 1HGEM22201
PCM fixed it. No real troubleshooting procedure.Leap of faith!!! New honda part and programmed.
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38165
The IATN gang comes through again!! A special thanks to Chris. Thank you for your emails they really helped. Well I rechecked all plugs and coils. Plugs were dealer spark plugs. I rechecked my timing marks and everything checked OK. EGR system is working... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 30130.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58S1X
Thanks everyone who responded I took out the O2 sensors and replaced the with OEM ones from dealer and proublem is gone Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K72
Had to take your advice about DRBIII.The Dealer was able to diag.the vehicle quickly(about an hour).Needed an IPC.Working great now...thanks for the input,you 'all always come up big.
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2005 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Rear power window VIN: SALNY22225
Well the Freelander went to the dealer to see what they thought. Thier diagnosis was a bad regulator/motor. Internal short they say. I am a little, no, scratch that, very skeptical of that diagnosis. I realize that one minute a part is good and the next it is ...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HFOUXYO
Thanks for the help. The 25 amp A/F heater fuse was gone, somone removed it. You guys saved me alot of additional time. (already have so much into it,) Thanks Trouble codes: P1130 (A/F circute range malfunction bank 1 sen.1), P1133 (A/F circute responce malfunction bank1 sen.1), P1135 (A/F circute heater malfunction bank1 sen. 1), P1150 (A/F sensor range performance bank2 sensor 1), P1155 (A/F sensor heater malfunction bank2 sen.1).
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: IMEFM55S9Y
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was a int fuel pump issue. Finally found the module tucked behind the rear seat on pass side. Replaced fuel pump assembly and all is well. Dave. Trouble codes: P0191, P1237 (fuel pump sec circuit malfunction).
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
THANKS FOR EXCELLENT REPLIES. AS A COUPLE STATED WE DID ANOTHER COMPRESSION TEST THE NEXT MORNING WITH A NEW GAUGE. READINGS WERE NOW 165 PSI IN ALL EXCEPT #4 CYL WHICH WAS 125. ALSO NOTICED EXCESSIVE FUEL IN #4 CYLINDER. BLEW FUEL OUT. REPLACED THE BOSCH PLU... Trouble codes: P0304, P0130.
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G3GR62C2W
Well I got the car back in again and did some more tests. I did the compression test that Charles & Rimvydas suggested and they tested good. I then rechecked the plugs & wires that Michael & Paul suggested and they hit it on the nose. After close exam under a ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3N52T41C
Sorry i did not get back sooner. what I found out that the throttle percent was always 2.3% at idle. It did go up when throttle was increase. I did disconnect the battery and touch them together, but the throttle percent was 2.3% at idle. when I unpluged the ...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2WJ52M4V
Thanks for responding - fuel pressure regulator not leaking - put clear hose and tested running, performed smoke test - slight leak to inside of engine. Replaced intake manifold gasket with major tune up - customer still complaining of loss of fuel economy. ...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L security,starting,windows VIN: WPOCA298XW
finally got this back from dealer,dealer said that this car was a split year 97-98 and that they could not program this module to this key because it is for a 98?so they replaced the transponder part of the key and programed the module,i am not sure about this...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Starting VIN: 1G8ZJ5277X
Thank you too all that offered help. I finally found that the problem was related to pin fit, as it got to 25 to 30 below zero there was enough clearence created to prevent the crank sensor from sendng a signal to the pcm. Made some further adjustments to the...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6851X
Most replies check to see if the car was hit in the front to see if the fans were shorted. I did not find a short but a local the car was hit. But according to the code the short would be somewhere in between the fan relay, sub fan relay, and the ecm. I borr... Trouble codes: 1520 (cooling fan relay 1 circuit high input).
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2005 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5L starter VIN: 4S3BP61615
Well it is "fixed" or I just made it go away again. I decided to rethink my bypass relay. This setup seemed to keep the code po851 away. I hooked the relay up as follows: At security relay behind glove box, using another 5 pin relay connect Green/Black from...
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1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L 4x4 VIN: JT4VN13G0K
Hi and thanks for the info, we will have to get this truck back in and check what this snapping sound is in 4 wheel. It's up front and only happens when you first put in 4 wheel. Right now the customer has the truck, so we are waiting for it to return Thanks
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4T1GB22KIW
well, sorry it took so long to get back i just wanted to make sure it wasnt coming back before i closed this post thanks to every one who helped you were all very helpful but eric [...] helped me very much,thank you very much i put a coolant temp senser on th...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L trouble code po770 VIN: 4T1BG22K6Y
CUSTOMER WOULDNT PASS EMISSIONS TEST WITH LIGHT ON . I TALKED TO A FEW TOYOTA TECHS WHO VERIFIED PCM PROBLEMS . MY TRANS GUY CHECKED VEHICLE AND SAID ALL SOLENOIDS WERE MECHANICALLY AND ELECTRICALLY FINE . POSSIBLE SOFTWARE PROBLEM ? ADVISED CUSTOMER TO DR...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L cv joint VIN: 4T3ZF13C92
After two sets of shafts, still no change, replaced all of the mounts. Problem solved. Thanks for your help...
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