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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUSX28N61
This is for the Audi tech out there.I've got a 2001 audi TT.the vehicle has a code p1197,I've cleaned the throttle body and the code just comes back,I dont see any vacuum leaks.Also has a code for cooling system performance and the cooling system seems to be u...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L door locks VIN: WAUDL68D71
Can anyone tell me where the central locking motor (Vac pump)for the door locks is located. Alldata says it is under the seat. Audi dealer has a bad picture but appears to be in right rear under seat and techs don't know where it is. I checked under the seat a...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP6339X
Hey Gang, This is a new one for me. This car sees a lot highway use between Chicago and West Virginia. After driving for some hours on the road the car behaves as if running out of fuel for a period of time. Power is reduced to force 30-35 MPH operation with ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multible misfires), P0301 (1 misfire), P0306 (6 misfire)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L battery VIN: WBAFA53541
Hi Guys ! Again some headache this X5 came in 2 weeks ago as 1st customer with dead battery (I mean totally dead !) Customer just replace brandnew one.So we went ahead & check alternator charging with 13.95V unloaded & loaded about the same.We kept the car for...
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1993 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GDL055M8S
I have a cylinder that has a leakdown of 20%. Not sure if it is rings or valves. Here is my question... (intake manifold is off) When I put smoke into the cylinder through spark plug hole I can see it come through the intake valve slightly, it seeps out of the...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Wipers VIN: 1G4HP52K24
Evening all, This vehicle came to us last week with the wipers working intermitantly when the key is on and wiper switch off. He didnt have time to leave it with us so he left. Today hes back and the wipers wont work at all, we found the motor had failed, so w...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y2Y
this car came in for a check engine light and erratic fuel gauge opertaion. everything seems to be working properly right now. tested the fuel level sensor with gauge system tester seems normal. got a P0125 and P0463, not sure if the codes are related. I looke... Trouble codes: P0125, P0463
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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L rack shudder VIN: 1G6ET1292Y
hello everyone i have the aboved mentioned veh,it came in with crunch nioise in l/f on turns,(replace l/f strut and bearing plate)noise gone!found rack leaking and p/s line from rack to cooler leaking,replace both from gm dealer!found after repair had bad shud...
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L engine noise VIN: IG6KS54Y61
Customers complaint was bearing type noise when accellerating, found idler, tensioner pullies noisy, replaced both and belt, belt is queit but when rev engine has hum or wheezing noise, not coming from belt area, can not isolate noise except coming from upper ...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L ?? VIN: 1G6DM57N03
I have this 2003 Cadi CTS that has a "pecking" or "ticking" type noise coming from what seams the be the passengers side of the engine. It sounds to be comming from under that valve cover. We removed the valve cover with hopes of seeing something that didn't l...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W3S
Hello gentlemen, this Blazer runs rich all the time. Fuel pressure is 54psi and rises to 60psi when you snap throttle. Oxygen sensors are at 800-950mv constantley and the computer is trying to hold back fuel - injector time is 0.1ms. Air filter is clean, there... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire detected)
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1995 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1LD5545S
hi, we replaced 3 injectors that were leaking, erratic idle then. now idle is much worse. we removed the iac valve and cleaned it, replaced map sensor and improved idle but still idle is off. checked spark plugs clean. checked for vacuum leaks, none found. won...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GCHG39R1Y
I have a commercial customer with 2 G3500 vans. 1998 with a good trans and bad engine. 2000 with good engine and bad trans. I looked up the engine part # and they are the same. Can I take the trans out of the 1998 and install in the 2000? I was told by a trans...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L No Start VIN: 1GSG123456
This one has got me!! Came into shop with a intermittent no start. I was able to get it to start and when I got it into the shop I performed basic maintenance including fuel filter. I went to start the truck and it would not start. It will crank but no start.I...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L fast idle VIN: 2G1WH55K01
this vehicle idles way too fast- 2000 rpm. replaced IAC, checked for vacuum leaks,none found. checked for melted plenum at EGR tube,looks ok. wondering if anyone has run into this problem. my only other idea is replacing the PCM. thanks for the help. the code ... Trouble codes: P1810
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2G1WH55K22
hey guys i have a 02 impala that has a misfire on cyl #2 only at idle. this happened after replacing upper plenum because the engine sucked coolant into it from the egr port melting.ignition system is new [plug wire coil ]fuel pressure is 56 psi and compressio...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZS54F15
high fuel trims at extended idle vehicle came in for service had a check engine light on indicating bank one running lean. sprayed carb cleaner over whole engine area and found no change in fuel trims. long term fuel trims are fine while driving but creep back... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1)
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E25
hi guys i have this 05 impala tow in no start . i check codes no codes i have a tech 2 scann tool also the techline web i could program . i do a lot of programming . this car is make me crazy . no codes and no crank if i jump the starter car starts and shut of...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U35
DTC U1007 Replace throttle body assy, TAC module, APP sensor checked all wiring did find purple wire at throttle body broken inside insulation repaired it, still same problem.As for data in the TAC module 0.0 V from APP 1 & APP 2 bypassed APP1 sensor (gas peda... Trouble codes: U0107 (loss of communication with throttle actuator)
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: X2C3HD36J9
This vehicle cam to me with a no start, I replaced both the cam and crank sensors. Still no start. If I unplug the cam sensor it will start and run, with a bit of a stumble after a minute of running the middle coil on the drivers side starts to heat up. If I p... Trouble codes: P1391
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT64LXX
Service Engine Soon light is on. There is no communication with the PCM in Generic Mode. If you use the Manufacturer Specific Mode, there is communication with the PCM. In order for this vehicle to pass the California smog inspection, it must communicate with ...
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1990 Dodge Colt GL 1.5L Misfire VIN: JB3CU24XXL
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this low mileaged 1990 Colt in here with a miserable miss off idle. It felt like a secondary ignition miss when i first drove it. You don't have to load the engine hard at all to get it to start stumbl...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B3HD46TXT
Well I need some help here guys. It has no spark and when cranking the Scan tool says yes on both the CKP and CMP. Both sensors scope good at the sensor and the PCM. I removed the flex plate inspection cover but was unable to see anything wrong inside. I prefo... Trouble codes: P0320 (No Crank Ref at PCM)
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 2B4GP2438Y
Hi Techs; got this dodge caravan with a problem losing power on load. when you step on accelerator it back fires and loses power as if the converter is plugged. this does not happen all of the time. we hooked up a fuel pressure gauge while on test drive and wh...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L shift range selector VIN: 7B7HF13Y71
Help dodge trans techs...i know very little about automatics... Truck drove in no crank no start in park,however if you go to neutral it will start and run great. The complaint happened out of the blue on sunday. First thing i scan and see P/N range is low a...
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1985 Ford F F700 6.1L brake lights VIN: 1FDNF70H4F
This truck has no brake lights, the brake switch works. I would like to know if someone could fax me a wireing diagram for the brake lights. I tried to match the colors from an 85 f350 to no avail. I believe the brake lights get power thru the taillight wires....
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1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Hard start cold only VIN: 1FTHX26G1P
found that vehicle will crank for 15 to 20 seconds before it will fire after started vehicle idles rough and will cut out and stall if you try to rev motor after warm engine starts with ease and runs good retested for fuel problem and found that fuel was not a...
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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L Vibration VIN: 1ZVCT20A0P
Hello everybody, need some help with finding the cause of exesive body vibration on idle with loads on, when in drive or reverse. All mounts were replaced during testing, nothing really helped the condition. Performed ford TSB for body noise/vibration, which s...
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on, UNABLE TO COMMUNICAT VIN: 1FALP4041R
car driven in by customer w/complaint of mil lamp on and vehicle running rough. tried to communicate and unable have checked power and ground have both, but on + bus terminal no power, wiring diagrams are not matching mitchell's. vehicle has obd2 aldl, but mit...
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1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMCA11U0S
Good morning everyone I have a 95 aerostar that we just replaced the engine in. We can not get it to idle smoothly. I realize that this is a very open question but I am out of ideas. I have tryed maf,o2 and we have transferred all of the sensors from the old e...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MLP sensor VIN: 1FMDU32XXV
I have this explorer that came to us w/ no shift. The scanner showed that the mlp wouldn't change. There was one inside the truck, so i installed this one (used). Ok now it will change when its pulled into drive it would show park. i could hold a little preasu...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L power steering fluid VIN: 2FMZA5144X
This windstar came in about a year ago with the seals blown out in the rack. Replaced the rack and flushed system and vehicle was fine. Came back the other day with the customer complaining of fluid spilling out of reservoir after vehicle is shut off. Steering...
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2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FAFP66L1Y
The ignition lock cylinder is broken out.Car was stolen did run with screwdriver in ignition cylinder.fuel pump died now replaced 35 to 45 psi after filter but not at fuel pressure test port.Fuel line clear to rail.But no pressure at rail.I need help!!!
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2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP369YW
1st 3k rpm with scanner 244f &gauge on dash 1/2 , idle for several min temp climbs 3/4 scanner shows 244f,after idle temp drops on dash gauge1/2 fans are on blowing cold air from rad &will not cycle off cycle key fans stays off until temp reaches 235f bleed sy...
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2001 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L brake lights VIN: 1FA4B23JK1
This is a strange one, brake lites stay on. Brake switch is good (even tried a new one) Multifunction switch is good ( tried a new one) Wiring all seems ok. the only fuse that will put the brake lites out is the #1 underhood fuse for the rear wiper motor. I ch...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L reverse lights VIN: 1FMRU15W03
Customer brought this in with the complaint of no reverse lights. I found the #14 fuse in the CJB blown. Replaced the fuse. Reverse lights worked fine. Took it on a test drive, they still worked. An hour after the customer picked it up, it blew the fuse again....
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2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X63
Vehicle has 75000 Customer complaint was intermitent no start, cycle key and vehicle would start. Service engine light on. SEEMS LIKE THE TIMING IS OFF WHEN THE PROBLEM OCCURS. I know the cam affects the timing of the individual coils. We pulled codes(p0340 C... Trouble codes: P0340
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L fluid level VIN: 1FMZU72K83
I have serviced a couple of these transmissions and I'm never realy sure if the level is correct. using the ford guide lines for the level checking. and counting the amount of drips per second at the above tempitures. does ant one have a better way of checking...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L all gauges VIN: 1FTRW14W94
i have looked at all the visual aspects of this dash and see no bad wires - gauges flutter for aprox 15 to 20 seconds then work fine untill the truck is started again . truck runs fine and has no codes stored . has any one seen this problem
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1991 GMC K2500 Sierra 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGK24KOM
This truck was pulled in off the ski hill. Itbwould not start up there and when we tried it here same thing. pulled it into shop and checked for fuel and spark both there and fuel was just dumping in when we cranked even on a clear flood. Dealer stated that th...
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1993 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GDCT18ZXP
Truck came in with cutting out under hard acell, and CEL comming on with code 31 over boost / waste gate malfunction. Tested boost control system. This customer has a Cylone also. I compare tested the two trucks. Every thing between the two trucks are the same... Trouble codes: 31 (over boost / waste gate malfunction)
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L electronic 4wheel drive VIN: 1GKDT13W51
hey fellas last year this vehicle was in for an issue with the 4 wheel drive. we had replaced the encoder motor on the transfer case, the electric switch to engauge 4wd and the module. now the vehicle is back with the 4wd inop. checked all fuctions nothing is ...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L differential VIN: 2HGED6350M
The L driveshaft will not go far enough into the differential so the 26mm circle clip on the shaft end of the inner CV joint will seat in the cluster gear. Shaft stops ~ 1/2 " short. Striking the end of the drive shaft with a rubber hammer did not change anyth...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Runs hot VIN: 1HGCE1892V
Hi all have this 1997 Honda Accord with a overheating problem. Vehicle originally came in last Monday running hot. Checked out,vehicle was low on coolant. Pressure test found water pump leaking. Replace water pump,timing belt & thermostat.Customer took vehicle...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG2256X
I just want to be sure Im not chasing my tail on this one . the car was towed to the shop. I tested the igntion no spark . I started checking stuff and realized the green key was flashing on the dash . Alldata was very vague on this so I checked Michells which... Trouble codes: P0420
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S2CK58W0X
hi guys, thank you in advance, there we go again i have a 1999 isuzu rodeo with the left bank not firing, it has spark, fuel, and compression at 140 to 150 psi,fuel pressure at 50 psi, we checked timing marks real cloose timing marks are right on, the only pro...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Electronic VIN: SAJEA51D62
Just getting started on this. Using a Autoenginuity scan tool. (2 days new to us) Not used to this much data. Any body have a good source for data pid values? Mitchell and Alldata don't have good coverage. NOt sure what known good is on some of these. recorded...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58SXT
Vehicle will die intermintently, sometimes restart, occasionally cuts out. I have only seen this happen once and did not have time to test before failure diminished. Primary coil driver code has only shown up once. I am suspecting an ECM fault but am hesitant ... Trouble codes: P0420, P0351
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
this car came today, comes from another shop that the customer took the car away from. he says they made him buy a computer and the problem is still there. what we checked is mil on, code PO123A tps ckt hi. the reading of tps in otc scanner is 72.3% open, and ... Trouble codes: P123
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2004 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FA39S74
Hi, This Jeep--with only 29k miles--has two problems which I believe may be related: It will idle smoothly, but once it gets up to 1500 rpms it begins to miss, and shake. Also, if we rev it up much faster it begins to "tick" under the valve cover--like it has ...
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L trailer wiring VIN: 1J8GR48K97
Hello jeep techs. I have a G/C in the shop i put a hitch on.Everything came from Jeep. Hitch,Bezle for bumper,and wiring harnees.Sofar Jeep got me 3 different wiring harneeses.I fully understand to bcm has to turn on the trailer plug so the relays work and pow...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7235Y
Hello We continue to get a p1115 code(ect circuit) and we did the all data flow chart with no conclusion. We tried a used computer with no change. The vehicle is hard to start at times. Acts like it is flooding, which could be a temp sensor problem, but we ar... Trouble codes: P1115
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L engine knock VIN: KNDUP13162
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 2002 Kia Sedona that we have maintained for a few years and is well kept up. The van came in today with a very loud knocking from the engine. It sounds like the pistons are hitting the heads. It i...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L speedometer VIN: KNADC12544
Hello, I have this car that came in and the check engine light was on, checked for codes and found speed sensor code P1500. Test drove and found speedometer not working and occasionly would jump up and down but mostly inop, I figured typical speed sensor probl...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALPA1240X
Happy happy joy joy. This Rover was towed in. Customer just purchased, had engine installed by another ahem..."shop" I use that term in the most general sense, it looks like there is large pile of missing bolts on their floor somewhere,(example-new starter, 1 ...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L radio VIN: SALLNBE22A
Can someone help to get the radio code for this Freelander. It has a radio AM/FM and cassette player thank you
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L needs replaced VIN: JT6HF10U0X
I have this Lexus RX300 that needs trans. replaced.alldata says to drop engine & trans. together than seperate. can I hang the engine,drop cradle, & pull trans, without pulling motor,or is it easier & faster to drop the whole thing first per alldata?truck also...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JT6GF10U5X
This vehicle have 1-2 shift shudder hot or cold,also slips but no problem at 2-3 or 3-4 shifting, Did not notice it before the flush. We replace the transmission with Lexus reman. unit. road test it and to our surprise, the reman. unit did the same thing. But ...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L blend door VIN: 1LNFM91V8W
this lincoln has no heat looked in archives and found many repairs by replacing blend door actuator.i found the black plastic at the top of the actuator broken.i installed a new actuator,every thing was good until i put the temp to 75 degrees.at that temp the ...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM82W4X
Hi all, this ford is driving us crazy. The car seems to miss at idle. Runs ok above idle. The plugs are good. The coils are all good. Cylinder 1 and 4 do not seem to drop off when unplugging the coils. We have injector pulse and plenty of fuel on the plugs. We...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L Clock VIN: WBAEU33452
Using the odometer button sets the clock on the cars with the onboard computer. However this car does not have the car computer, and from what we understand from BMW, the clock in the radio is not active.
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR52R9X
Installed vacuum gauge to find engine has low vacuum at 12 - 15 inches and fluctuates rapidly indicating a low cylinder. Timing is correct and compression test shows #4 with no compression. Oil added to cylinder with NO increase in compression, shows bad val... Trouble codes: P0650 (MIL Control Ckt), P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (4 Misfire), P0305 (5 Misfire), P0306 (6 Misfire), P0325 (Knock Sensor 1).
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L reduces to idle VIN: 1GYEK63N73
After several weeks of testing, replaced the throttle sensor. No further issues at this time. Thanks to all that responded, I will post if problem persists.
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L washer pump
Hi and thanks for all the good info. I found a bad connection at the wiper motor connector (red wire,which supplies B+ to pump. Fixed that all is good so far.
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Code 81 2-3 solenoid circuit VIN: 2GIFP22P9R
First we put in a new ign switch, this seemed like the best thing to try first. (actually was difficult to install). Still no good, code popped right up -went to limp). Then we went after the wiring. I had tested the wiring from the PCM to trans but since prob...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC524XW
well, i appreciate all who responded after much debate here at the shop we pulled the head back off,sent it out to be checked,no problems,after re replacing the t stat replacing the water pump,head twice, a coolant bottle,cap,radiator and hours of time into th...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L cold noise VIN: 1GCHK23G23
We found the problem to be with the trans filter, there was a crack in the filter neck sucking air.We replaced filter and noise is gone.
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Headlights VIN: 2G1WX15K62
Hi fellows, I was suspicious of the dimmer switch also but because of the cost was cautious. After running it over 2 hrs. to try and duplicate problem (did not have success), we decided to replace dimmer switch. I disassembled the switch & found the contacts b...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L wipers VIN: 2G1WF52E04
Great News! The wiper motor/module assembly was the culprit here. I had thought that it would be a bad multi-function switch as there was voltage coming to the motor but as I have learned the switch will only do what it is told to do. Apparently the park circu...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Rearview Mirror VIN: IGNDT13S26
Thanks to everyone who replied. The general censuses on this is that if the vehicle is equipped with auto climate control the OAT sensor is already installed and you just have to install the mirror ($450.00). Then follow the calibration procedure in the owner...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L p0730 VIN: WD0PE74597
Thanks to all who replied to our post. After speaking to the customer, he requested to have the trans pulled and inspected. We found no internal problems, resealed it replacing all frictions and the electronic component above the valvebody. All seems to be wor...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L converter? VIN: 1FALP52U5T
Thanks everyone for their help on this [...] Taurus, As I said at some point our local dealership had a fire and had no reprogramming ability. The MLP switch on the transaxle was replaced due to not always reading what gear the transmission was in, battery was...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF18W4V
Update, exhaust not restricted Also noticed converter will go into lock up when in gear at idle or at low speeds, fuel volume good, going to try new PCM and reprogram, I will let you know.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FTNF20L4Y
sorry for the late responce but i was waiting for the customer. He had the front end aligned and the tires rotated. I fully believe it was the tires. they were a off brand with the rears being a name brand. Just didnt look right. I mentioned using a steering s...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZUR7E31
Multiple problems before we got to the end. Module was indeed bad.Had other tech put mod in while I was gone,this set us back for awhile.I had forgotten to tell him I had pulled the fuse because it was blown anyway.This is why the mod had no output to motor bu...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDXE45FX3
after replacing glow plugs on customers request it starts they did test good but after replace no problems thanks all!
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2005 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15EX5
AFTER TAKING A SAMPLE OF THE FUEL WE FOUND THERE TO BE WATER OR SOMETHING MIXED WITH THE GAS. WE REMOVED THE FUEL TANK,CLEANED IT,REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER. THE TRUCK RUN'S GREAT. CUSTOMER DOESN'T KNOW HOW ANYTHING GOT IN TO THE TANK Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0316 (misfire detected on start up).
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMNE31L76
hi guys and thanks for all the responses. After checking all power, grounds and relays, we determined that the ecm was the problem. since the van was under warranty for emissions the customer has taken it to ford and they fixed it under warranty. It was the ...
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2001 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L starter VIN: 1GKEK63U01
WELL MOST OF YOU NAILED IT IT WAS THE PARK NEUTRAL SWITCH REPLACED THE SWITCH AND BOTH CONNECTORS AND NO MORE STARTER HITTING THE FLEX PLATE. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF YOUR INPUT. CRAIG
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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Speedometer /Cruise Control VIN: 1HGEG8657P
A known good cluster fixed the speedo/tach problem. Thanks to those who replied.
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L no start VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Thanks to all that replied! Turns out a silly mistake was made and the timing was out 180 degrees. Repositioned timing belt and luckily started right up.
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L carankcas venting VIN: SAJKN6048X
I am not sure at this time if the vehicle is fixed yet or not. I pulled both valve covers and steel wire crankcase filters and cleaned them. We will see, thank to everyone again for all the help.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L battery VIN: SAJKCO1F6Y
First up many thanks to the guys who came back to me on this problem, both those systems suggested checked out correct but at the same time I learnt a lot about this vehicle. After isolating out the four pin plug at the back of the alternator my current draw w...
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: SALJY124XW
Smoking the intake proved there was an intake manifold gasket leak. That gasket seals the valley also and, this vehicle had oil leaking from the valley. replaced intake manifold gasket and, vehicle starts and runs good now. thank you to those of you who respon... Trouble codes: P1316 (misfire causing excessive emissions), P0300 (random multiple misfire), P1177 (fmfr correction max positive/negative valve), P1178 (amfr correction max positive/negative valve), P1179 (amfr correction max positive/negative valve).
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22212
Smoke test car and found a few vacuum leaks, repaired them but the problem was still there. Removed and checked injectors. no faults found. Trouble codes: P0172.
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Suspension VIN: 1YVHP80C37
Such a wonderfull source of information. Everyone was so very helpfull. George, Bradley, and Alan were right on about the wheels. George, thank you for answering my question about the differance in spring hight. Sandy, refering me to Alan. I successfully rolle...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L No crank, radio VIN: 1G3NL52E03
This one isn't fixed. I have received some good information on checking it, however the car hasn't acted up since i posted. Customer is driving car until it acts up again. When it comes back, i will post the fix. Thanks.
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1988 Pontiac Fiero Sport 2.8L MIL Lamp on, Hard start VIN: 1G2PE1194J
Thanks to all that replied! Well the Fiero Store sent us a GM module in replacement of the so called "high performance" module and it worked like a charm! To be safe I cleaned all the grounds (they looked fine) and took it on a 30 mile road test with no proble... Trouble codes: 42 (est).
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52E61
sorry for the delay in my close.most all of you said thermostat.costmer stated that his"brother in law"had replaced the t-stat recentley-brother in law lied.intake was leaking so i replace gaskets-t-stat and pig tail on temp switch.thanks so much for all who r... Trouble codes: P0125.
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2001 Saturn SC2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZY12781
RECEIVED 13 REPLIES. SOME STATED TO CHECK FOR STRONG SPARK, GOOD FUEL PRESSURE, MAKE SURE NOT TO USE BOSCH PLUS, BUT 5 OUT OF THE THIRTEEN SAID TO DOUBLE CHECK THE COOLANT TEMP SENSOR. EVEN THOUGH OUR TEMPERATURE READINGS SEEMED BELIEVABLE ON THE SCANNER, WE... Trouble codes: P1599 (engine stall condition detected/history code).
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L haed lights VIN: 4TAWM72N2T
Thanks to all that sent replies. I found out that a windshield was recently installed. There was a small water leak at one of the corners. We didn't suspect that the water was leaking into the relay area but after the windshield was repaired we put the origin...
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2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TDBT44A33
REPLACED FRONT DIFF, AXLES, AND WHEEL BEARINGS AND NO CHANGE. NOT SURE WHAT PROBLEM IS. I GOT SOME FEEDBACK AND THE ONE I CANNOT ACCEPT IS THAT THIS IS A NORMAL CONDITION. I HAVE DRIVEN THIS VEHICLE FOR 50,000 MILES AND IT NEVER MADE THIS NOISE BEFORE. IT CANT...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WVWPD63B6X
i checked for false air found none . tried throttle relearn ,no change . remove batt cables held together for two min ,then did throttle relearn ,still no change . went to data section of scan tool found no change in throttle [0 %] did throttle relaern three ... Trouble codes: 1545 (throttle control).
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMC63BOX
Hi : I finally fixed this car. It turns out to be the MAF sensor. I cleaned the throttle body,relearn the idle with otc geneisys with euro software,clean the maf sensor,redo the timing chain tensioner gaskets with no change. Hard to think of anything that ... Trouble codes: P1602, P0102.
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L ignition switch VIN: WV2KB47042
Well, replacing the lock cylinder and housing did solve the issue of getting the ignition switch to turn far enough to engage the starter. Removal of the clock spring involved prying three plastic clips (two on top, one on bottom at the back of the clock sprin...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L door light VIN: WVWSE61J43
It was the door latch,driver side.Plenty in stock at vw.$130.00.I had to disconect batt to get every thing working right.Thanks everyone.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M82
FIANALY, WHAT A BASTAR@@@!! THE PROBLEM TURNED OUT TO BE A BAD ECM. SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG TO CLOSE THIS OUT BUT THE CUSTOMER WAS OUT OF TOWN FOR 3 WEEKS AND WOULD COULD NOT GET THE CAR BACK TILL LAST WEEK. WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM OUR LOCAL VW DEALER ( THAT... Trouble codes: P2138 (check throttle position sensor).
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L abs module VIN: WV2NB47012
SORRY, FORGOT TO CLOSE HELP REQUEST... GOT ABS MODULE CODED AND GOT STEERING ANGLE SENSOR INITIALIZED. VW SHOP OWNER DOWN THE STREET FROM US HELPED US OUT, (WE SCRATCH EACH OTHERS BACK FROM TIME TO TIME). TURNED OUT THAT MY 40168 LOGIN CODE WAS WRONG LOGIN ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWPD63B29
Hi gang, thank you for all the replies. What I found was that the timing chain at the rear of the head had 15 teeth instead of 16 teeth between the marks. I removed the cams/chain and re-set them to the proper location. Still no start though. I checked codes a...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWSR61J44
Sorry this took so long but the customer took car to dealer for new glow plugs and a module change and reprogram. Now it works
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