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1994 BMW 318is 1.8L abs VIN: XXXJA09439
This car belongs to a good friend of mine and I'm trying to help him out by sorting out the ABS. System has code 17, fault in power supply of solenoid valves or operation of LF solenoid valve faulty. Found LF solenoid valve open at connector to the ABS hydra...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Heater Core VIN: WBAGF8327W
I need to replace the heater core and tripple pipe on this BMW. Alldata shows removing the center console, and removing the core out the left side of the case. Looking at the car their information looks to be an earlier 740i. The core does not match their pict...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBADM634XX
This car came in with code 222 and misfire on cyl.#2and6 I replaced all the spark plugs,the throttle body hose was crack and the hose that goes to the bottom of the oil dip stick,there is no misfire now but on cold start cut off and code 222 is on{insufficient... Trouble codes: 222 (Insufficient coolant temp. for closed loop fuel control.)
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K6V
hello everyone. this vehicle came in on monday. at start up i noticed fuel pump noisey and a misfire. checked fuel press. it was 30psi so we put pump and filter in it. still misfire was there. checked scanner readings, all cylinders had counts on them between ... Trouble codes: P0336, P0300
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1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L power windows VIN: 1G6KY5495W
None of the power windows on this Caddy work from any switch. My Tech2 tells me that the door modules are getting the signals from the switches, but the windows aren't being commanded to open or close. The power door locks and power mirrors work okay, but the ...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L engine
Hello I have a 1995 chevy monte carlo that seems to have a problem with going into "limp mode" were the car has no power. It seems if you put the car back into neutral or park and refire then it goes away, otherwise if you hold down the gas pedal for 3-4 secon...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WN52M3S
Some times when you start up car ,engine shuts off @ idle,not in gear.May happen 2 or 3 times,then idles fine.Car will eventually shut off after idling approx 20 min.First thoughts were to clean t. body bore and IAC pintle and bore.Did not help. Noticed during... Trouble codes: 76 (history egr 2), 77 (history egr 3), 34 (history map), 23 (history iat), 28 (history trans. range switch)
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25R3Y
This van dropped in this morning and was running perfect in every way except the CEL was on. The men said it would buck and cut out very intermittently. I checked and found the codes listed. The freeze frame data varied very little on the fuel trim from code t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean B1), P0174 (Fuel system lean B2), P0340 (Camshaft position sensor problem), P0341 (CKP circuit out of range)
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L warning buzzer VIN: 2G1WF52E21
Has anyone seen this? Customer complains of key in warning buzzer inop and headlamp on buzzer inop. New bcm with good inputs and bcm communicating with pcm. Serial data line to radio seems fine and thats where the Dealer says the buzzer is. Radio sent out to G...
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L headlamps VIN: 1Y1SK52831
Hello I have this chev prizm here where the headlamps stay on all the time. I saw in the archives abount a tsb from gm but could not find the article. When i pull the DRL relay or the headlamp relay the lights will go out. when i plug the relays right back in ...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Rearview Mirror VIN: IGNDT13S26
Ok this customer of mine purchased a used Trailblazer and he wants to know the cost of installing the factory rear view mirror that has a compass and the temp in it. His current one only has the airbag indicator. Can this be easily done? I know I will need the...
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56F2V
This LHS came in on the hook, cranks but wont start. scanner shows code p0320, crank signal circuit inop, I have 9volt signal at the ckp connector orange wire, ground at the middle wire and 5v reference at the other wire just like the manual says it should be.... Trouble codes: P0320 (crank signal not present)
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L control panel display VIN: 2C4GM68474
It is not possible to see air conditioning control panel display information. In fact set temperature appears, but dark. Despite display problem a/c system works well. I would like to know if is it a commum problem. Just a back light changing issue or not??? ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L heat temperture VIN: 1B7H71629X
when truck is in shop at idle will get vent temps of 115-130 at idle and up to 140 at 1500 rpm when road testing in 35F temps temp drops quickley when at idle like at a red light. engine temp stayes around 190 all the time. road tested with with ac comp discon...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L wipers VIN: 1B4HS28NX1
thanks in advance for the help!!this vehicle came to our shop,cust stated that wipers will intermittently come on when driving with the wiper switch is in the off position.cust stated that wipers may come on for a while or mabe just one swipe,may or may not ha...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14H8S
This one is killing me, it should not be this hard to diag a no start. Truck runs when fuel is added into thottle body.I have lab scoped the injector circuits and waveform looks ok also checked miliseconds at injector which comes up over 5 miliseconds while da...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF18W4V
Vehicle most of the time idles poorly, on accell will bog down, when power braking and bogs will have lean back fire. Have no codes, check engine light has never come on, good fuel pressure, check fuel for contaminents, OK, gps for mass air flow where off, rep...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L51
Guy from parts store owns truck , he has replaced about anything they stock . Truck came in with po171, lean . Rough idle . I motorvaced injectors . Fuel trims were -+3. ran great . Came back 100 mile later, po171 again . Check for vac leaks , smoked it severa... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L abs light on VIN: 1FDSS34P45
vehicle came in with abs light on and customer complained of mushy pedal. scan module with ngs tester no codes present. while driving vehicle the abs light flashes, and if you sit still with your foot on the brake the light will go out, as soon as you remove y...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L fuel gauge, oil pressure gauge, brake light, secur VIN: 1GTEK19TM0
My brother in laws truck is a ninety nine new body style gmc sierra. It is doing some funny things and I dont know really where to start or what to test. The brake light, the security light stay on constant on the instrument panel. The fuel gauge and oil press...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGMC71315
customer complains the car cuts out at cruise, 2000rpm to 3000rpm warm or cold. only cuts out for a split second and then everything is fine. Happens only once a 15 min test drive.
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L all VIN: 1J4GZ58Y8S
hello,this jeep whistles around or in throttle body.we have already smoked it we have tried an iac motor new throttle body gasket and p.c.v valve and hose.thanks for any help. steve
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Surge, Stall VIN: 1J4HR58N65
Customer complains that vehicle will idle bad and sometimes stall when stoping at a light. We had it in the shop and cleaned the throttle body and IAC. Vehicle ran good in the shop and on a long test drive. Customer picked up the vehicle (its 10 degrees F outs...
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2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L noise VIN: 1J4FA291X6
No codes,or driveability issues.On initial accelleration you get a hissing noise.If youre at an idle a quick snap of the throttle you get the noise at the change of gears you will hear it.Its in the throttle body area.No vacuum leaks and scan tool data reading...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22292
need some help from some land rover experts. I got a freelander that has an intermittent no start seems to happen after a hot soak. when it dosnt start I have no spark and no injector pulse I do have power at the injector harness. I checked for power at the cr... Trouble codes: P1472
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L right front low beam VIN: 5LMFU28R94
fuse not blown recall on hl already done any help would be great
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Stall VIN: WDBA29D2MF
We have a 1990 190e 2.6 with an intermittent stalling issue. I have not been able to duplicate problem. it does start and stall when cold. we have installed new fuel pumps and relay. customer does not want car until fixed. customer is very understanding. check...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L hard start VIN: WDBJF20FOV
this diesel is very hard to start, it tryes to fire and acts like it is not getting fuel, after a few minutes of trying it will start and run fine. the inj, pump fuel shut off was leaking and the 6 o- rings on top of pump were leaking replaced both, checked fu...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E0X
I looked at fix data base, and see MAF sensor replaced for code, but they all had good fuel pressure. This is suppose to have 3to4 bar, and mine has 2bar and will just move up to 2.5 then sometimes 0 then shut off. I watched MAF grams per second and looked nor... Trouble codes: P0173 (trim code Lt bank)
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L oil leak VIN: JAAMR51M0S
Vehicle is back with the same oil leak behind timing cover. Customer informs me seal we replaced was only replaced 25K miles ago and started leaking a short time later. No apparent blow by or pcv problems. Seals were from the dealer. Is there any chance oil pu...
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L front end,rear suspension. VIN: JA4LZ41G13
ok heres one for you Mitsubishi guys. just got this Outlander in. nice car with only 50k on it. however there are noticable rattles and clunks from the front and rear suspension. i have had luck with swaybar bushing in the past on outher car with the same type...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1CA31D61
Good morning Nissan techs. When this car 1st came into my shop it would not idle unless you kept your foot on the accelerator. Before I did some research on Iatn I manually adjusted the stop screw on the throttle body. The one that has the 8mm lock nut & I cou...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
Customer came in with a complaint of car stalling,won;t go over 25 mph, and cough and wants to stall. Pulled code P0102 "Mass Air Flow Circuit A low." Clear codes and MIL light come right back on. Check readings of MAF on scanner shows no readings. Diag. That ... Trouble codes: P0102
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G2HZ5412Y
Hey, We have a problem with consistant no start if ignition key is turn to crank position right away, if we wait for about 2 seconds with key in ignition position engine starts every time. We also noticed that instrument cluster back lighting and gauges have a...
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2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Fuel Injectors VIN: 1G2HX54K83
I have GOOD square wave(as per "iATN's" waveform files) to PCM. Thus, the Low res.(430 #8) Medium res.(647 #9), CMP signal(630 #7). The Engine Speed Signal(121 [C2]#8) is a 10v. Square wave "about 6 per second". Fuel is 47psi, with Great Spark. It "acts" lik...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L ignition VIN: YS3FB49S53
hi i have a 2003 saab 9-3 2.0 turbo. i had the ignition turned on and just pushing it around the shop and came up with a steering lock malfuntion light on. tryed to clear it and it would come back on. finally got it cleared.also did noticed at times before tha...
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1999 Saturn SC2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZH1270X
Hi Thank you For Any Help , I Have a Saturn With The Dual Over Head Cam 1.9 , Orignally the problem i had with this car was that when it sits outside over night it won't start untill you push the car inside and let it warm up for an hour and then it will start...
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L internal engine VIN: 5GZCZ63B63
We have noises from what we believe are the intake runner flaps inside the plenum. The plastic flaps would be an appropriate fit for what we feel is making the noise. We are aware of the updated springs to inprove intake vacume leaks but I do not see how this ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMC63BOX
Hi all techs : this car came in for timing belt maintenance service. I installed the update timing belt kit which included the new tensioner,tensioner pully and belt (same number of teeth "153" as the old one). I also replaced the timing chain tensioner gaske... Trouble codes: P1602, P0102
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L epc system VIN: 3VWCK21CX1
i replaced the engine in this vehicle. all was well for approx 1 month. cust came back with epc light on, poor or no throttle control and codes p0121, p0221. to make a long story short i've replaced throttle control module(assy on engine), accelerator pedal as... Trouble codes: P0121, P0221
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L sun roof VIN: 3VWSB69M52
Sun roof doesn't function. Checked powers, gounds and contiuity on all wiring. Tested switch, as best I can, based on wiring diagram. Motor does run if I supply power and ground. Modus doesn't give access to the conveniece module so I don't know if there are c...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WV2KB47042
Hey Guys, Here's the deal on this Eurovan: Put the key in the ignition, turn it clockwise--all the way---but the starter isn't commanded. If we remove the ignition switch from the lock assy, and turn it with a screwdriver, the vehicle starts. Simply put, the k...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L oil pump VIN: WVWEK73C16
I have a 2006 VW Passat 2.0T and it came in with the oil light on. Measured oil pressure and it started out over 60 psi cold. As the engine warmed up it started dropping and after about 5 minutes it was down around 7 psi. The lifters were noisy and the rods st...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L steering/suspension/drivetrain VIN: YV1VS2555Y
Hello tech's, I have a customer with this volvo s40 that was shaking violently under acceleration on freeway speeds. SUspected cv axles. Customer replaced both axles with remanufactured units and said it did not vibrate for about three weeks. This customer dri...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WAUCB88D1V
This vehicle is an ongoing process & we believe that it is possibly a combination of the ethanol content in the fuel & carbon deposits . We would also like to say thank you for all the solid input on this car. We are waiting for the customer to return so th...
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1995 BMW M3 3.0L fuel pump VIN: WBSBF9320S
Thanks to Andrew from NewYork for double checking the diagrams, I apparently missed the one and only diagram that gave any useful info, and sure enough the fuse #18 WAS between the relay and the pump. I had inspected the fuse earlier, but hadn't probed it. A...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53531
We checked all sensors for power and ground to the heater circuit. After checking good we replaced all sensors and the ect. All is well and the light has stayed off. Trouble codes: 188 (Heat output o2 before cat bank one.), 190 (Heat output o2 after cart bak one.), 191 (Heat outpuit o2 after cat bank two.), 222 (Plausability coolant temp), 243 (Missfire Cyl 6).
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2007 BMW 320I 2000CC trans oil VIN: WBAVA76000
hi fello techs , this vehicle is still in the shop ,i have not completed this vehicle as yet i am not fully sure where to go as yet so i put this vehicle on hold for the time being thanks any way for the help , i would like to know if any one knows where i ca...
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1986 Chevrolet K30 Custom 7.4L master cyl linkage VIN: 1GDJK34W3G
good day all thanks so much to the 8 techs that took their time to reply to our problem child. what we believed happened was safety start switch failed & as one of the replies stated the guy with the big leg tried to push pedal thru the firewall.the rod on mas...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L relay VIN: 1GNEK13R1T
Well after much perseverance I finally found it. This morning I was able to get the realy to click a couple of times. I had to remove the bracket holding the keyless entry module, door lock relay and airbag module which are locatedabove the gas pedal. The rel...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L transfercase 4470 VIN: 1GBJK34J0Y
In summary, Im going with Brians thoughts. I suspect the clutch coil is soaked or something mechanical in the T-Case. Owner needed vehicle back at this time. Got the T Case in 4wd and vehicle will return at a later date. Thanx
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GNEC13V14
Well first I want to extend a big thank you to all of you that replied to this post. Your helpful suggestions are always appreciated. Now this is also a lesson don't forget the basics. I listened to this noise quite a bit and even with a stethoscope,and would ...
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2005 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L oil dip stick VIN: 1GCDM19X35
First of all, THANK YOU, for the help. the feed back was very helpful in trouble shooting the issue. the fix seemed to have been adding a ground strap from the Alternator bracket to the Neg. battery terminal. I have also insulated the dip stick tube around the...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L wipers VIN: 1GNDS13S86
Thanks to everyone who responded to my problem. I guess I just needed a little confirmation in which direction to go. We confirmed that the high wiper control blue wire was not shorted to ground and the signal switch 1 circuit pink wire was not shorted to powe...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L turn signals/emergency flashers VIN: 2C4GP44393
This van had a aftermarket stereo and the installer had used a ground from the emergency flasher switch that made the BCM do all of the symptoms. The system is 100% BCM controlled.
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L turn signals and flashers VIN: 2C4GP44391
This van had a aftermarket stereo and the installer had used a ground from the emergency flasher switch that made the BCM do all of the symptoms. The system is 100% BCM controlled.
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF2364W
Well, Im calling this truck sorta fixed. Being a feed truck, the customer was pretty determined to just get it charging and get some gauges to work( without going to the dealer.) I installed an external voltage regulator and it worked great. I bolted it dire... Trouble codes: P0230, P0253, P0562, P1689, P0215, P0380.
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L drl VIN: 1D7KU38643
Thank you for your replies. Yes the front control module fixed the problem. Just used your advise, past exp. and dealer saying they sell lots of them to make decision to replace. Still couldn't find proper diagrams.
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2006 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Engine vibration VIN: 2D4FV47V16
Well I have not personally fixed this vehicle (hopefully soon though) but a very helpful member Jeff [...] from Chrysler in Ottawa Ontario had 3 cars with 3.5L's in their shop with the exact same problem. We've been keeping in touch and Chrysler has a valve ...
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1989 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L fuel computer VIN: 1FAB412854
Thanks to your replies, you informed me that the CO indicated that there was an open circuit and sure enough we found a problem at the fuel pump connector. We repaired the open and all is well. Thanks very much for everyones time and I love IATN !
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1990 Ford Probe 2.2L Lighting VIN: 1ZVPT21V71
sorry for the delay,had customer locate a joint box and replaced the box,all is good,all lights operating.thanks to all who replied. thanks again thomas
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Steering VIN: 1FMDU34X3P
I INSTALLED ADJUSTABLE RADIUS ARM BUSHINGS AND INCREASED THE CASTER ON THE RIGHT SIDE BY 1.5 DEGREES OVER THE LEFT SIDE, VEHICLE DRIVES FINE NOW. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP
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1997 Ford F-250 7.5L transmission VIN: 3FTHF25G7V
well it looks like its fixed. Been waiting to see what happens. its been 2 weeks. apparently it was some sensor shorting out the signal return wire, gray/red strip. I replaced the trans range sensor, the trans solenoid pack, tps sensor, idle speed motor, but I... Trouble codes: P0713 (trans temp sensor), P0707 (trans range sensor), P0443 (vapor valve), P0121 (tp sensor range performance).
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP53U52
Drum roll please... The winner is, everyone who suggested the Cam Position Sensor Synchronizer. I received several responses of a PCV problem causing the rear main to squeal as air was sucked in. And a couple of broken flywheels. All of this is good to know...
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L traction control VIN: 2FMZA57654
Thanks to everyone that replied to my request. Although nobody had one specific component to test or inspect, everyone did point out a tsb on the abs system. The vehicle has not been back yet with a problem, but this one may wind up getting sent to the dealer ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14596
customer brouht the vechile back on the next friday and said it didn't miss agin I don't know what to think he ask to have the fuel filter replaced we did that and as far as I know its fixed its hard to find a problem when it fixes itself. Trouble codes: 0308 (misfire 8 cylinder).
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2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Battery VIN: 1FMEV75E86
Thanks to Don for his help and confirmation of my thoughts, this vehicle does need a sjb the draw is coming from the box itself. However my customer is going to trade this vehicle in due to the cost of replacing the sjb. thanks to all of you that replied to m...
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2008 Ford f 250 6.4L Stall VIN: 1FTSF21R8E
well, the general concensis is that 10% bio is no good for these engines, especially in sub zero weather. almost all said do not mix gasoline with deisel fuel, most said good additives. one said once truck is warm (ie inside garage) then leave it run 24/7, cau...
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1993 Geo Storm 2+2 1.6L No Start VIN: J81RF2366P
This Geo is fixed. Had two replies but Randall from Massachusetts hit the nail on the head . He recalled some after market scanners giving bad readings on some Geo's. Well this was one. I borrowed a TECH 2 & the computer data was normal. Replaced distributor &...
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1993 GMC Vandura P3500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
Many replies regarding distributor. Installed OEM distributor and no change. I am leaning towards a TBI unit. will update later on results. Thanks to all
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1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GTGK24R1V
thank you everyone that sent help.customer ran out of time.we tried everything that was offered to us.we replaced fuel pressure regulator,intake gaskets,tune-up parts,o2 sensors,coolant sensor,egr,distributor,crank sensor,inspected timing chain,replaced cfi.i ...
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2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L immobilizer VIN: JHMBB61751
Sorry guys forgot all about the close side. All replies were right on target and much appreciated. I did have to purchase the complete immoblizer unit with the red key. Having factory scan equipment made the program easy the date code was supplied to me as wel...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L won't take gas VIN: SAJHX1243W
Thank you everyone for the great help. What i did was took the main vent tube off of the car and then weht and tried to fill the car up at the gas staion. It took gas so i ordered the part and put it on and it fixed it. It was also the second canister in th...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L cruise control VIN: SAJKX6246W
Robert and Timothy were both correct. Hats off to you both. Had a vacuum leak that i did not pick up w/smoke machine. Robert nailed it on the head w/ vacuum leak near brake booster (covered by plastic trim panel). The brake switch was bad- i noticed sometimes ...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L extended crank hot VIN: 1J4FY29P4V
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE HELP IT DID END UP NEEDING A FUEL PUMP.
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Starting VIN: SALNY22202
Well it turned out to be a very simple fix. After finding another key that we were told did not exist in the initial interview with the client, the problem was solved. As I had stated originally the client was a very difficult person to deal with. The female h...
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2006 Lexus IS250 2.5L electronic steering VIN: JTHBK26286
O.K. this nightmare is over. We ended replacing the steering ECU & rack again, but couldn't get the calibration procedure to complete. I came in over my Christmas vacation, just so I could concentrate on this car. What I found was that some YOYO, had wired ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
We fixed this one after a long battle. Problem revolved around the instrument cluster. We did not get an RPM reading on tach or scan tool,sent dash out to be checked did not inform them of problem. Recieved a call several bulbs are out and tach is shorted. OK ...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Steering VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
Well hell has frozen over. First the Arizona Cardinals are in the Superbowl and now the ML customer walked in and apologized. Customer took the car back to the dealer. Dealer said they installed the wrong "updated" hose. Thanks for all the responses. I learne...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L central locking system VIN: WDBRF81J73
We folowed the advise from our responses & tested further with scanner. We found that rear SAM had no codes & #8 fuse was good. We removed C pillar trim & checked power & ground to the antenna amplifier & it was ok. Removed the center console covers to acces...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33465
Well I did not receive that much help on this one...thanks to those that replied. I smoked tested the vehicle again and found a hairline crack in the plastic duct going to the intercooler. Replaced the duct and all is well with the Mini Thanks again for all... Trouble codes: P0108 (map sensor).
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R81
THanks everyone for the responses. I actually did not replace the catalytic convertor. THe light was going on intermittantly. However, we did put spark plug anti foulers on the rear o2 sensors. We cleared the light and the it has been 2 weeks and the custo... Trouble codes: P0431, P0421, P0155, P0125, P0304.
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1989 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L power steering pump VIN: JNIHJ01P6K
well the customer hasn't brought the vehicle back in to be fixed. from what i grabbed off of most of the responses, i seems like its going to be the rack sucking in air. i hate to close it like this, but its been a while. hopefully the car comes in soon so i c...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Speedo VIN: 1N4BU31D3V
Done all the electrical checks fuses and links found that the instrument panel was changed and the conector was damaged when it was reinstalled.
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