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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: 19UUA5660Y
i just bought this car .the transmission kick hard when ship some times stuck on 4th gear.THE FLUID IS BLACK AND BURN.Ireplace with the japanese low km one.came with all the elictrical solenois everythings the same.iput in new acura fluid.I ROAD TESTED THE CAR...
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2002 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L power steering fluid VIN: 19UYA42602
hey honda / acura techs. we had this acura TL and did a front brake job and drive belts.( no brainer stuff ) soon as we finished and started the car the power steer sys. started wineing and over pressureing the system. we thought it was from turning the front ...
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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L head VIN: JH4CL96894
Hi group this car was towed in as a no start plus check coolant leak, I found the lower raidator hose connection off of radiator, we pulled the coil paks and #3 was stuck to the plug we got it off and it looked like it got very hot. I checked compression they ...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L turn signals/4 ways VIN: WAUGC84A5V
HI ALL, THIS IS FOR ALL YOU AUDI GUYS. A6 QUATTRO CAME IN WITH NO TURN SIGNALS OR 4 WAY FLASHERS. i GOT INTO VEHICLE AND PRESSED THE HAZZARD SWITCH AND EVERYTHING STARTED TO WORK SO i FIGURED EASY FIX. i ORDERED THE HAZZARD SWITCH FROM AUDI AND ASKED THE CUSTO...
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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L unknown VIN: WBAHE61010
Engine is overheating. At first it was hard to believe about the overheating because test driving car in the city engine temperature looked ok. Client tried to travel with car twice and on both trips car overheated after about 40 minutes on the road (moderate...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L engine VIN: WBADD6329W
hi all thanks in advance for your help.this vehicle came in with a complaint of no heat.checked system and found t stat to be no good .i replaced the stat with housing and flushed and filled system using vucufill.temp gauge was in the middle heat was good and ...
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L ABS module VIN: WBACN5333X
Code 88 and Traction control warning light is on all the time and canít be shut off with the button between the seats. My otc scanner shows Code 88 or ď0X58" (what ever that means) precharge pump. The precharge pump wiring is fine and the pump will run and sou...
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACN33431
hi i have a nightmare replaced engine now it wont start have no spark or injector have replaced crank & exhaust cam sensor all coils & injectors. has fuel pressure.i cant find any thing in mitchel or all or as i have been calling it some data have check all fu...
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBSDE9340Y
Vehicle has been in multiple times with the same complaint. The customer states that when coming to a stop or when making a K turn the vehicle intermittently stalls. When the car stalls the entire electrical system dies(sometimes the date and time reset). Then...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD22165
car came in as a no-start, no comunication between scanner and pcm. there is no pulse to the injectors. checked grounds and found to be ok, except we don't see from the mitchel diagrams where the pcm is grounded. any ideas?
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WF5216X
Customer complains of intermittant no start. Could not duplicate problem however when left turn signal is turned on the car will shut off. With key on engine off the dash will flash on and off and you can hear fuel pump running for 2 sec prime when turn signal...
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4CW52K5X
I would like to thank everyone for their help in advance. I just had this car dropped off running on one leg. The onwer had let someone try to do a tune-up and couldnt do the rear plugs and go the wires crossed up. I finished the tune-up and fixed the wires bu... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 3557879058
I am going to be replacing an engine, i have not done this model before, any suggestions please, come out underneath, come out top, any proggramming issue's or foresight that might help me out. Thanks gents.
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L 2ndary air pump VIN: 1G6KD54Y73
2ndary air pump code p code 0410 replaced air pump with new style for dealer and cleared codes 60 miles later code comes back on checked operation of pump with scaner and pump comes on, please help and thanks for the help Trouble codes: 0410 (2ndary air pump)
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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Stall
gm carb guys please help have put kit in carb with new float no computer control on carb sharp turns it will stall if rock truck in shop it will stall add carb cleaner it will run somewhat while rocking thanks in advance for the help dont know what else to try...
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1991 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hard start cold VIN: 1GNER16K3M
Car came in with a cold start hard start. Running rich. Need to open throttle manually to get to start. Once started will blow black smoke for a minute or two, then will clear up. Items that have been changed: MAP sensor, pickup coil, IAC, ignition coil, spark...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 3GNEC16R7X
truck came in with this problem. with no codes. checked fuel pressure.55 psi. we have replaced the fuel pump and filter. still has the problem. it stalled and would not restart one time but not long enough to find the problem.
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G1WX15K21
high speed fan on koer but not koeo data stream shows no fan cammand. a/c off,coolnt temp never above 140 verified with infared .with scan tool access high speed fan control no affect,but access low speed fan control and the fans can be controled.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC24U93
thanks to all before hand. truck misfired at 25 to 30 mph mil flashes at 70 to 75 mph. stays on flashing til you get below 70 no hard code store when flashing goes away. check all ecm grounds. now dont know where to go from here. need help Trouble codes: P0300
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L instrument panel lights VIN: 1G1HK55F66
Hey need some help with this one, We have this Chevy Cobalt that came into the shop. The problem the customer is having is when you turn on the park lights all the exterior lights and illumination lights for the guages comes on, But as soon as you go to turn t...
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1993 Chrysler Imperial 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C3XU56L9P
This car died driving down the road. No spark. We get intermittent injector pulse. We can make the coil spark with the scan tool. Did the cam sensor test on Mitchell & it checks good. No codes. It cranks over great. I am wondering if the chain might have slip...
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1996 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC46F2T
Hope you guys can help. I have a 96 NewYorker with a 3.5L. When accelerating on road car cuts out and ck engine light goes off to match. Can get it to do in shop at around 2000 rpm. I have scoped the cam and crank signals at the pcm, replaced crank sensor due ... Trouble codes: P1391 (loss of cam/crank)
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2C8GP64L31
This minivan is a wierd one...it will start fine but when you select any gear R or D the speedometer will go crazy peg out then return and jump half way up again. When this is happening the engine will start running extremely rough and if you try to take off i...
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1988 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1P4FH5037J
whats up guys, We have a van here that belongs to a good friend of mine that we are having some trouble with. We normally don't work on too many domestics in our shop, and we dont have too much expierence with them either. We towed it in a few days ago for a ...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2B4GP4533V
came in with a stall at light,test drove has a rough idle,and only stalls when in gear and not all the time.feals like an open egr,hooked up scanner no codes,someone has been chasing this problem,looks to have newer plugs,wires,cap rotor,tps.pulled plugs look ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L prndl lights VIN: 2B4GP44G9W
I have a 98 caravan that the PRNDL lights will all light up in park and nuetral. Than it only lights up in R and D not in 3 or L. you can start the car in any gear. Tested the bus lines at all modules and have 2.46 on bus- and 2.51 on bus+. I have tryed other ...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GG22X5X
we have a 1999 dodge dakota with an intermittent no start.when the vehical no starts it has a very weak spark coming out of the coil.crank and cam signals look good i have tried replacing the asd relay and it didnt help any im sure im getting good pulse cuz i ...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1B7KF2367Y
Help... This is my personal truck. I had a no-start six weeks ago and came down to a low fuel pressure problem(maybe 6psi) and thought the injection pump was gone also because of no fuel at injectors. Or very little. I put direct juice to Ipump and direct grou... Trouble codes: P1693
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2002 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L all gauges, turn signal VIN: 1B4GP25R02
car came in with no instrument panel functions, turn signal and hazard lights. checked schematic shows 2 15 amps fuse for panel and turn signal. checked out ok. further check shows fuse #24 20 amp fuse for hazard and BCM was blown. replace fuse and all panel ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3EL36X54
Here's what I have guys...I have a 2004 Dodge Stratus with the 2.4L "X" engine in my shop. The owner ran the original engine low in oil and ruined it. I got a used engine out a 2002 Chrysler Sebring with 37,850 miles on it. The salvage engine has been sitting ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L codes VIN: 1D7H16DX4J
This customer comes in saying in the morning cold, this vehicle delays in gear,slipps, late shifts. I drove cold it slipps, delays, and goes in and out of gear as you drive up the road. as if low on fluid. fluid is full smells and looks good. after it warms up...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
greetings to all, this van is setting codes for the inatake manifold ronner another shop has changed the control motor but still has problem.i do have power going to the motor and ground.i did make sure that all the linkage is connected and the intake runners ... Trouble codes: P1518
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU1565Y
Howdy Boys n Girls, This guy keeps his vehicles like new. Always does the preventative maintenance. Came in for the yearly check, only complaint was an intermittent dip in idle speed. No codes, fuel trims near 0, so I take a look at the mode 6 $53 misfire coun... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire)
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP38321
Lost on this one. Not even sure where to start, may be engine or trans problem. When driving this car intermittently it will start to buck and jerk and sometimes stall. The jerking is actually very hard, much worse than a typical engine miss or stall. After co...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L compressor VIN: 1FMZU77E11
We are fairly new to AC system diagnosis, this is a new one for me. The customers complaint was that the AC compressor was coming on at the wrong times and that when it did come on with the vehicle in gear but not moving it would almost stall the engine. Upon ...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP58U71
This Taurus only misses at idle and it is flooding the whole front bank, i am confused. Alldata says that fuel pressure should be from 35-65psi that is a HUGE spread. I must be missing it but i guess that is why i am asking for help. Trouble codes: P0305 (cyl 5 miss)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, No Power VIN: 1FTSX31P73
6.0 Ford. No Power always. On hard accelleration and all the time on decel, seems like something is cutting out (turbo or injectors). Have a sound from the intake like the turbo is dumping. A thumping through the intake. Have check fuel pressure after the filt... Trouble codes: P0603 (PCM KAM error), P0670 (Glow plug module control circuit), P132B (VGT Solenoid Overboost Underboost)
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L clutch VIN: 1FAP36ZX44
we have this focus and after putting a clutch kit in it drove for a couple of blocks and then started to act like the clutch wont release all the way so we bleed the system and we cant seam to get it to release the way it was so we pulled the clutch back out t...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX12W64
We got 2004 f-150 with 4.6l engine came in with bad miss fire and MIL on.check the code memory has p171,p300,p354 and p304,p305,p307.Check vacum leak not detected.check exhust system no restriction.fuel pressure 41 psi at idle and 41-42 at high rpm.BAnk to o2 ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0304, P0305, P0308, P0354
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTWX31P16
Hi need some assistance from all the ford guys out there. This ford truck first came to us after the owner put some old diesel fuel in it, he tryed to fix the problem by changing the fuel filters on his own. The truck was towed in and would only run for 30 sec...
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1994 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1GKDT13W0R
hi we have a 94 gmc jimmy here the trany dose not have a 3rd gear. when driveing the truck it will just tach out when it should go into 3rd. it will go in to 3rd if you manualy shift it. the trany pan was leaking and it was 3 quarts low before this happend. sh...
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2006 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Spark plugs VIN: 534811GKDT
Nothing wrong here,I just need to know if there's anything special or unusual to do when changing plugs on this engine(COP,aluminum head etc.).Thx in advance TISH
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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1HGCB9770N
this vehicle came to us from a regular customer had slight misfire or tip in hesitation every time he stepped on accelerator checked and found had oil in spark plug tubes and oil soaked wires. did obvious first replaced spark plug tube seals spark plugs and wi...
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1998 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB615XW
This vehicle came to our shop on the hook unscheduled, we found it had no compression due to the an untensioned timing belt. Upon completion of the job the vehicle would not start but the coil will spark 1 time only per cranking. This vehicle does have an anti...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Engine VIN: 1HGCG3249X
Hello Honda tech or Pro Tech. I has thi car came in, oil in cooling system,overheats after driving awhile. After check the coolant, I thought doing head resurface, gasket, flush and replace with new radiator, stat & w/P, road test for couple days, doing real w...
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L rear a/c VIN: 2HKYF186X3
i installed customers used compressor.it went bad and put metal in the systsm. installed another compressor,charged system and low side stayed in a vacum. rear unit did not cool.replaced front expansion valve,now coolingin front,rear unit still not cooling.jus...
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2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FG4DF411A
Hi guys, alittle help with this one. 01 jag xk8 needs a fuel pump. It pays alittle over 3 hours . The tank is on top of the rear diff. . There is no proceedure in mitchell for R&R. Has anyone done one of these before or know the procedure??? Does the diff have...
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1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ68S0T
vehicle came in with no start, sometimes, stalling, hesitation. found code for coil, tested found to be bad, installed new coil. less then one month later same problem replaced coil again. less then a week later same problem. i did also check the circuit to th...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ52SXV
this vehicle cuts of as soon as it starts, i checked fuel pressure, for the 1 to 2 seconds that it runs, it is at 40 psi. also the vehicle has between 1/4 tank to 1/2 tank of gas, but the gas gauge shows at empty and along with that the low fuel warning light ... Trouble codes: P0123
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2.5L piston VIN: 1J4FY49S8W
This jeep came in with a light knock sound coming from engine and would almost go away when under heavy load. Otherwise it is there all the time. I removed the oil pan and found a piece of # 4 cylinder piston skirt in bottom of pan. I am looking for some advis...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1J4HR48N45
This Jeep came into the shop with a MIL light set for a code P0463 - Fuel Level Sensor 1 Circuit High. I only saw this trip once, and it sat the fuel gauge dead on empty. Otherwise, although the MIL wouldn't trip, the gauge would sit on full. The sender was re...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L lacks power VIN: KNDJA7239V
Hi Guys and Gals, This Kia first came in a month ago, with a concern of no power on accel. On the test drive, I found the cel on and the hold light flashing. The trans also started out in 2nd gear. On scanning I found codes p1115, and p1624. At that time we on... Trouble codes: P1115 (ect signal from ecm to tcm), P1624 (mil request from tcm to ecm)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10V6X
lexus came in for service engine light on. checked codes and found 3 codes including po125. made necessary repairs but po125 keeps returning as soon as monitors are reset. alldata takes me two different directions one is the ect sensor the other is the bank o... Trouble codes: P0125
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V5Y
We are the third stop for this problem and I am finding out why. I have checked all the normal items, MAF, used a O2 tester and checked the O2 which checked O.K. Smoke tested through the intake and could not see any leaks. On the Modis both bank 1 and bank 2 O... Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2)
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1989 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5222K
Vechile is towed in as a no start checked no spark no injector pluse. Chesked resistance on pickup coil .476 K ohms shop key saids 900 to 1200 ohms is spec Vantage Pro siads .95k to 1.05K ohms is specs. replaced pick up coil still won't start checked resistanc...
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C8X
This vehicle came to our shop for a smog test and failed due to code P0340 camshaft position sensor fault. The wires for the sensor looked like they had been caught up in the belt which would indicate an obvious problem. I have repaired the wiring and ohm test... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor circuit)
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1BJ22591
than you in advance. this is my first post.the vehicle was in storage for 3 years and recently put on the road. usual brakes serviced oils changed etc. battery charged alternator not charging and was replaced with rebuilt unit. customer complained of vehicle s...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80D33
hello all: This MAzda 6 won't start. Compression is 150 on cylinders. fuel pressure about 65 psi. When cranking engine backfires but it won't start. Checked timing chains and marks. All right on the money as per Mitchell Manual. Removed spark plugs. All six pl...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBBA45A9E
Hi MZ guys I love you, and needed some help I have this car with cold start up problem and goods away after warm up. On cold start the car runs very rough and stall if I press on gas pedal for the first 5 to 10 minutes. I checked fuel pressure on supply side 9...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L battery VIN: WDBGA43E1R
I have been trying to pin down this draw on this car for some time. I traced it down to fuse #11 in the rear fuse box, and from there traced it down to the convenience control unit.From what I can tell by the wiring diagram this unit controls the power windows...
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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4KA7661N
Well, after beating my head against the wall for many weeks on this car, I HAVE FINALLY FIXED IT!!! YAY!!! I decided that the only way I am going be sure that I didn't have an EGR restriction was to pull the intake apart and look at it. Unfortunatly, I didn't...
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2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44D92
after bringing car in the shop, putting in the air and trying to activate the a/p with wheel speed (like volvo for instance)still nothing. for the next 15 min. i was busy with other cars/diagnosing/ordering parts, then at that point i let car down to put out (... Trouble codes: P1423, P1411.
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5UXFA53502
THE BMW IS FIXED, THE PROBLEM WAS THE AIR SEPERATOR VALVE LOCATED UNDER THE FRONT OF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD WAS FROZEN. IT HAD WATER AND GUE IN IT, WE REPLACED IT WITH THE COLD CLIMATE SEPERATOR(11-61-1-7-533-400)WHICH IS THE SAME PART EXCEPT IT HAS A FOAM INSULA... Trouble codes: 240 (misfire 3 cylinder), 243 (misfire 6 cylinder).
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1991 Buick LeSabre 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on, code 41 VIN: 1G4HP54CMH
Well,my suspicions were confirmed. The magnet was defective.But here is the deal that maybe you tech's smarter than me can explain. When I test both magnets, both attract and both have the same pull to them.However,the defecive one will not produce a signal ou... Trouble codes: 41 (cam signal circut problem).
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KKD54Y4
Thanks guys yes it was a ground. also didnt have ABS plug seat ed in the module. Lights are out.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W4S
as many have you said the fuel pressure regulator and the cpi lines were leaking..you couldnt see the leak with the intake removed but removing the sensor from the top of the intake and watching it while it cranked you could see gas shooting out the end of the...
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13R2W
FIXED! And you'll never believe what I found. First off I believe the initial problems my customer had with this NV-246 were due to the slowly corroding wire to the motor brake circuit which would sometimes/sometimes not cause the "service 4x4" light to come o...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MECM75WIN
the right side mount was causing the vibration this mount is next to the exsaust manifold and was slightly swollen on one side.we replaced the cam phase solenoid for the second time but only time will tell,thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P0014.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34254
Thanks for all the good replies and after going thru all your suggestions Brent from British Colombia hit it on the nose.After clearing codes and going on a bunch of long road tests the only code that came back was the p2227 baro performance.At that point I ch... Trouble codes: U0106 (Loss of communication with glow plug module), P2068 (Fuel gauge low), P2227, P2228 (Barometric pressure sensor voltage low).
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP54LOT
Well its finally done the one that you wont soon forget I hope others who have had this problem and closed their post with out a fix find this. I will start off with the Modis only has a 1 second sample rate on the dual trace scope and with just cranking speed...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GF68414
I DID NOT MENTION THAT THIS VEHICLE HAD TWO BROKEN MOTOR MOUNTS AND THAT THEY ARE ON BACK ORDER FOR LIKE EVER. I WENT TO TEST WIRES FROM PCM TO COIL AND HAD TO REMOVE INNER FENDER WELL TO ACCESS PCM WHEN I DID I NOTICED THAT THE HARNESS HAS TO COME FROM ENGINE... Trouble codes: P0353.
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1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.2L no start VIN: 1B7HW04YXJ
OK. thanks for everyones help, the truck is finally gone. I replaced the SMEC with one from our local jobber, started right up YAHOO it works. Ran the truck for a few minutes shut it off to put the air cleaner on went to start it ...NO START. This time I lost ...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Trans VIN: 1B7GL23X8V
Hello and Thanks to all who replied. James hit the nail on the head. What we found was that when put into reverse we were losing crank posistion signal, unfotunatly it happened so fast it would not show up on the scanner. We removed the crank sensor and inspec...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45RXV
found bad wire in main harness. repair wire. thanks to all that replied Trouble codes: 54 (camshaft sensor circuit), 42 (auto shutdown relay control circuit), 33 (a/c clutch relay circuit), 22 (coolant temp sensor circuit high/low), 21 (upstream o2 stay at center), 42 (auto shutdown relay control circuit).
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L limp in VIN: WD1PD54454
Thanks to all its fixed,David was right,you can get into this comp with latest software from snap on,Icalled their hotline and they confirmed this.I borrowed a friends new Verys and found that what Vladimir said was right,you have to clear codes one module at ...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTX26G7RK
The customer declined any further work, however he stated that the truck ran better than it had in a long while! We ran the truck to the IM240 test station, the emissions test showed lean, but it did pass the test. Thanks for your suggestions! The customer see...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H7S
Well here goes a humbling experience. What I was doing was checking for voltages, but it was after the PCM had shut down the fuel relay. It powers up the fuel pump curcuit for 2-3 seconds and them shuts it down, untill it sees a crank signal them re-entergizes... Trouble codes: 542 (Fuel pump open eca to ground).
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX08L0V
Thanks to all who replied, Another motor fixed the problem, after dealing with the engines rebuilders tech line I basically neede to prove that it was there problem, they said if I fix the fuel trims the miss will go away, I said if they fix the miss, the fuel...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L6Y
Well I guess you would call this one fixed or better than it was. Thanks you guys for all the responses. We ended up changing the mass airflow sensor & our fuel trim dropped from 15% to 0-5%. Our baro reading also changed from 147 to 152. We drove the truck fo... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Power steering VIN: 1FAFP55267
Thanks for the replies. The only fix that worked for me was buying another cap, inserting a piece of 3/16 brake line in, hot gluing the brake line as well as gluing the vent hole. I then first applied engine vacuum and followed the procedure. Towards the end,...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKGK26U81
Hi every body, sorry for not responding, but we where kind of busy, any way, the solution to my misfiring es just perform crank relearn, just as many of you suggested, after crank relearn, we where able to do smog inspection,no more codes setting . Thanks to a... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1994 Honda Civic VX 1.5L Cuts out VIN: 2HGEH2373R
Fellow Techs, I thank you for the resposes that I have recieved. This vehicle is still not fixed. I intend to go through my basics again. I am obviously missing something. One more tidbit. Honda has a bulletin on their networking indicating that if the vtec oi...
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L wiper do not turn off VIN: 4S6DM58W41
I FOUND A REPLAY FROM HONDA THAT EXPLAIN THIS EXACT PROBLEM, IT SAID TO CLEAN THE GROUNDS AT WINDSHIED WASHER PUMP CONNECTOR, BUT THIS DID NOT FIX IT, IT WAS THE WIPER MOTOR THAT FIXED IT.
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L srs system VIN: JHLRD77422
Thank you for all who responded so quickly! It makes sense now, drivers seat belt buckle gets the most use. I called the Dealer and it is covered under a life time warranty, Customer has been advised, again my thanks.
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HKYF18563
Hi and thanks to all that replied. I received quite a few replies. Some said to check the power steering switch wires as they pull away and they were okay. Also I cleaned the throttle body that was dirty, but it didn't fix the surge. The majority, howeve... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle control problemHello and thanks for your help.).
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2LM58V9T
Thanks For The Help.I Explained To Customer That Every Thing Checks Out Ok except For The Mass Airflow Code.I Gave Her The Option Of Leaving With Me Untill Vehicle Acts Up Again Or Replacing Mass Airflow Because Of Code (And Hope It Corrects Problem). She Chos... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Timing and engine compression VIN: SAJDA14C42
I have to say first that I appreciate all who answered. That's the premise of this site, to share thoughts, ideas, and knowledge. Imagine all that knowledge in one technician and you'd be a wealthy, happy and busy tech! Anyways, this was a very challenging jo...
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Timing and engine compression VIN: SAJDA14C42
double entry, see closed summary from other entry. thanks guys (and gals)
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1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L No Start, H.Start/Long Crank
Had several smart suggestions to check the ECT signal and to check residual fuel pressure. Unfortunately I had already done that but forgot to include that in my initial posting (both of these tests passed - residual fuel was really good and held for hours). ...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuel pump VIN: 1J4FJ58L5K
Thanks for your replies. the customer finally decided to pull the plug on this one. In summary the replies I received included replacing the tank if it is plastic they apparently shed, clean the tank of any dirt, and don't run the tank below a quarter full ...
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2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Blend Door
Weellllll... She had the vehicle repaired at the dealership and they said there was no liquid in the heater and it had to be replaced? it took two days to repair and it work fine now. There was no sign of coolant loss when I inspected the vehicle and there was...
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALPA1240X
Thanks for the help. The crank and cam signals were good, verified ckp when customer brought flywheel and sensor from old engine and installed the ckp, pattern was identical. I checked all the grounds mentioned and they were actually hooked up and good. The...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNHM83WX3
WHAT I DID HERE WAS DISCONNECT THE REMOTE START SYSTEM.IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL WEEKS AND NO PROBLEMS. THANKS TO ALL
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L idles fast VIN: WDBBA45A6B
Hello everyone and thanks for all the help on this one. As per a few responses, I checked the speed control above the tstat. This system should idle at 750 to 850 until it warms and then go down to the desired 500. I found it quite carboned up. I soaked it...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L hard start VIN: WDBJF20FOV
replaced all fuel lines and still had intermittant problem.removed fuel pre- filter and replaced the two o-rings.car is now fine.many thanks to all who helped
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L 1-2 VIN: 1N4L11D32C
What EXCELLENT forum, you guys have done it again!!! I would like to thank all of you who replied. Special thanks to Frank for your quick & correct response, Not to forget Mike & Nick for also having the correct solution. My friend & I owe you guys a frosty o...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31D62
well this one has not come back in yet the majority of you said coils are still a problem along with maf and egr if this customer returns with the car and we get an answer i will repost the fix thanks again for your input. Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire).
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G3WH54T9M
Well this ones a fix. I took every ones advice and checked it all out. I changed the temp sensor that Theodore suggested and this brought the temp to where it should be. The ones that narrowed it down were Stan , Matthew & Timothy who suggested checking the in...
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1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1P4GP45R0T
Well thanks to every one. The no start was the pcm. As some suggested I checked the wire harness and did find wires that were fused together, I seperated the wires but found that none were shorting. I did find that some cylinders weren't firing the plugs as br...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L steering angle sensor VIN: YS3FD49Y33
As was pretty much the consensus, a new cim module with updated programming was the fix for this car. Justin has seen the yaw sensor reading fluctuate quite a bit, and John has sometimes found that divorcing & remarrying the cim will work in some instance...
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