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1996 Audi A4 2.8L ls lifters VIN: WAUEA88D4T
the ls cam shaft has no oil pressure to it, the lifters are empty. have already removed intake and repl.oil pressure relief valves. rs cam is working fine-plenty of oil pressure no lifter noise. oil lite is not on. changed oil made no difference.
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: WBACD4325T
I'm trying to replace the heater blower motor on this car. I've got everything loose, but cannot get the motor and fans out of the car. There is not enough room between the cowl and intake manifold and fuel rail. Shop Key says to remove the left housing end ca...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L ABS module VIN: WBAVB13566
Hi guys: This car came from another shop with Brake light ON. The custumer say that may be a problem with parking brake. I was scanned (with BOSCH KTS scanner) and saw that the system has two DTC: 9520 Can signal from steering column Unit Internal Fault, and ...
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1989 Buick Reatta 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: IG4EC11C8K
this vehicle came in for stalling. Had a code for maf sensor but signal is good. checked for vac leaks and found large leak at intake manifold gaskets (repaired it). Vehicle still stalls and runs very lean o2 sensor test confirms this as voltage remains at or ...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4CW52K2S
no start. cranks good.spark plugs are drownded with gas.removed spark plugs and cleaned. still no start. plugs again flooded.no codes in computer system. all scan data looks good.no leak down on injectors base pulse with on cranking is 4.4 ms.tested ignition c...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K9V
fellows i have a buick kicking my --- it misses at high rpm, mostly above 2000. some what on decel although not as badly. if you hit the entrance ramp to the highway and floor it, it will register several hundred misfires on 2&5 within a minute. i have checked... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L oil presure VIN: 1G4HR52K3V
hi guys... car came in for no start.found intake let go.remove and replace upper and lower gaskets and plenium.changed oil 3 times.no more coolant found in oil.now car starts and runs good when cold but when hot looses oil presure.cold presure is 40psi once ho...
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2001 Checker MONTE CARLO 3.4L blower motor risisstor VIN: 2G1WW1ZE71
heater control only works on high and not in positions 1,2,3 or 4. i the past year we have put in two new resistors already and now it's back again. i don't have a amp meter to check the blower motor draw but i'm leaning towards the blower motor drawing to muc...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16R7T
I have this 1996 Suburban 1500 with a blown fuse, the ECM-B fuse. 5 or 6 months ago it came in with this fuse blown, no fuel pump working. We replaced the fuel pump and it has been fine until now, the fuse blew again. Replaced it and the pump runs, although af...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L ball joints VIN: 1GBEL19W8X
Does anyone have an easier way of getting these damn rivets out of control arms after the head is cut off is there a special tool for pressing them out on the car
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK16R1X
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read and respond to this one. This Surburban is giving me a major headache! Customer tuned it up himself and replaced the listed parts. Came to me running rough, checked cap and rotor and found rotor loose, fixed that ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0340
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2000 Chevrolet Venture Warner Bros. 3.4L cooling system VIN: 1GNDX13E5Y
Customer came in with overheating problem and complained of coolant loss. Pressure test showed no vissible leaks (as well as, no pressure drop) to the exterior. Oil looked normal. Over flow tank was completely filled up with coolant (came running out when I op...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 1-2-3-4 shifts-lean o2 sensors VIN: 1GNDT13W7Y
this thing came in with no down shift if you shift it man. it shifts down it also had a code p1875 in it i removed the wire harness to check for breaks or shorted wires found nothing now code p1875 does not come back but still shifts very fast if you look at t...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L air flow VIN: 2G1WX15K21
cust complain noy blowing hard out of vents checked other cars seems to be same
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L speedometer VIN: 1GNEC13T81
Found that vehicle has vss out from pcm, don't know what aftermarket radio could do to stop speedo, It seems to be cluster, but expensive has anyone seen this problem before, thanks in advance!
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Surge VIN: 1G1ND52581
hey guys need some help with this one. we replaced the head gaskets do to overheating every thing was routine but 3 day later (i dont think it related to the repair but dont know ) it developt a surge on accl. i got it to do it twice. once it was on light trot...
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L no spark VIN: 1GNDX03E42
was driving good, start misfire I drive like 50miles home then start overheating, at home I put lower inteke gaskets put everyting back and guest what *NO START* CHECK FUEL PRESSURE OK, CRANCKING GOOD BUT NO START I CHECK SPARK,THERE IS NO LIGHT, ANY HELP WILL...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L tpm VIN: 1GNFK16Z34
GM techs I cant get TPM system to go into learn mode,my tech 2 says to KOEO foot on brake turn exterior lamp switch from off to on 4 times in 5 secs.then a chirp will be heard from horn then i can use tool to relearn position of sensors or check for signal str...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG15X65
hey guys! this van died while drivingat 50 mph comming to an exit slowing down. it would not start back up, and the batt was dead all the way, i mean no lites no nada! lol. would not even jump start. i put a batt in and it was fine, as far as cranking ect. but...
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2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA13D47
Car came in because it failed the state emissions test, found p0171, smoke tested and found no vacuum leaks, car runs like a champ, STFT changes between -3 to 5 %, but LTFT is almost always pegged to 30%. Found a TSB that says to replace injectors with a diff... Trouble codes: P0171
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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) EX 3.8L no power VIN: 2C8GP74L41
Where can I get a wiring diagram of the IPM on this van? Shopkey does not show it. I have to trace a no start/no power to half of the van condition. Scanners will communicate with pcm and trans but not the cluster, abs, hvac or any other module. Thanks.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L radio,odometer,prndl,ignition switch,pwr windows
The problem is the key is allways in ignition as per bcm data.The radio and windows stay on intermitently with the key out after i open and close the door.I narrowed that down to a relay being commanded to stay on by the fcm. after repalcing the fcm it still h...
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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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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7MU48CX3
Hi everyone,This pick-up was towed in.Customer had intermittent stalling prior to no start.Truck had a little less than 1/4 tank so we added 5 gals first.Still no start,no smoke from exhaust while cranking.No codes,took fuel sample from water separator drain-n...
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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L57
Interesting problem for a Thursday. I installed block heater in this Caravan 2 days ago, this morning the "Check Engine" light came on with a ECT code. The first line in Alldata's troubleshooting says the PCM compares the IAT, AAT, and ECT sensors to make sure... Trouble codes: P0116 (Engine Coolant Temperature Performance)
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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Disc/Pressure Plate VIN: 3D7KS28AX7
This truck actually has the 6.7 liter diesel. Iatn only gave the 5.9 option for the initial questionaire. Customer complained of clutch slipping on hard accel at highway speeds. We verified complaint, pulled transmission. The pressure plate shows some normal d...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX26G4J
vehicle came in for stall at idle/low idle. was not able to start vehicle tested spark and fuel pressure. fuel pressure would drop found fuel pressure regulator leaking into vacuum line. replaced fuel pressure regulator. was able to start vehicle but would idl...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Gem Module VIN: 1FTDX1867V
This truck came in with a GEM module that has seen moisture and is fried. The radio and ABS indicator to the right of the radio are staying powered up key off. I can hear sizzling and popping coming from the module key off as well. When I called Ford on availa...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU24E9W
Hi Guys, I have a 98 Explorer that was giving me a ABS code 1230 and the ABS light wash flashing on start up. we replaced the rear speed sensor even though it looked good on the scanner cause they fail so often and The sensor did not fix the problem. It acts u...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall, No communication
Vehicle towed in as a no start. Found the pcm is not pulsing the injectors or working the fuel pump relay. Unable to communicate with the pcm. Replace the pcm and sent the vehicle on its way. Towed back in two days later. Same symptoms and a resulted in the pc...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51421
this van came in with an egr code p1401.so i replaced that and the solenoid.cleared the mil light and in a half hour it came back on.but now it had a p1518 code imrc stuck.now if i replace this will that help me get the emmision test because my egr will not co... Trouble codes: P1401, P1518
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTWW33F12
I HAVE A 2002 7.3 POWERSTROKE FORD THAT SMOKES HEAVY IN MORNING STARTING ENGINE IDLES OK AND STARTS RIGHT UP. AFTER A mile or two its stops. after warm up there in no smoke. ALSO ENGINE HAS SMALL MISS AT 3200 RPMS. OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED FUEL FILTER CHANGE ICP S...
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L shifter VIN: 1FAFP44443
VEHICAL TOWED IN CUSTOMER STATED SHIFTER WILL NOT COME OUT OF PARK. i PULLED COVER OFF OF SHIFTER AND CAN TRIP THE LOCK OUT DOG AND WITH BATTERY DISCONECTED IT AND THE CABLE ARE FREE TO MOVE. BUT WITH THE BATTERY CONNECTED IT WILL NOT MOVE UNLESS YOU CYCLE THE...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FM2U72E74
Thanks in advance for your help. We cannot get a ground to fuel pump. Relays and fuse are okay. Thinking of running a new wire from driver back to fuel pump (orange and Black wire) Trouble codes: P1237
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L wiring VIN: 1FDAF56PX4
post for friend at other shop, vehicle had ign. left on over weekend to the point the batteries went dead, towed to shop and charged batteries, still won't even crank and no scanner comunication, tried test ecm and it smoked as well, pin out test seems o.k. no...
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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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1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1HGCB7678N
this vehicle will start and idle fine. when you try to give it any amount of throttle it bogs down and misfires like a MAF sensor or clogged converter the converter is new but i have checked it. The one symptom that leads me to believe it is computor or defect...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L dirvers sliding door VIN: 2HKRL18601
I have two different customers with the same issue, both are 2001 Honda Vans with the drivers sliding doors not working, I have heard it is either the rollers, contacts or motor. I have also talked to other shops that have said do not get into these they are a...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES16571
Hello all!This vehicle is making me want to leave the trade. We replaced the tranny with a used one from junk yard.Every thing is back toghether and now the car wont start.Has injector pulse,sparks,all grounds are good.Fuel pump will not turn on.Has all the po...
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2006 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L battery VIN: 5FNRL38206
Customer states once a month the battery will not crank the engine. On a very quiet night, vehicle in garage, can hear what she thinks a fan on, she gets in van and pops the hood, puts on the hood prop, noise will stop.Has anyone run into this gremlin.I have h...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L alarm VIN: 2HKYF18436
This pilot is driving me nuts. The factory alarm will go of for no reason. Just sitting in the shop could be 10min or 3 hrs but it will just go off on its own. It did have a after market auto start on it. We removed it and it still does the same thing. All the...
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2006 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Lighting VIN: 5FNYF18186
this customer came back after 6 months and is complaining that his low beam is not bright enough. he said he compared his usa lights to a canadian one and said that they were different. the canadian pilot on low beam has the regular low beam on and the high be...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C21
i have been fighting this hyundai for a few days, and cannot find any info on code p1633.had code po133. o2 slow response.along with p1623.found leak at manifold next to sensor.cleared but still code p1633 comes on right after start.does not turn light on .its... Trouble codes: P1623, P0133
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1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.2L radiator VIN: JAACH15U3G
PLEASE HELP i HAVE A 86 ISUZU TROOPER 2.2 DIESEL WITH A LEAKING RADIATOR. CAN ANYBODY TELL ME WHERE TO FIND A NEW RADIATOR FOR THIS VEHICLE? ANY SUGGESTION WILL BE GRATLY APPRECEATED. THANKS PH [...]
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJJA42C3Y
hello everyone. i have a 2000 xk8 with a intermittent problem. first the car came in with a check engine light.had a misfire code for all cylinders on both banks,and customer stated that the restricted performance light would flash on here and there.cleared th...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJAC52563
hi, car came in with mil light on checked fault codes and found p0346 Replaced cam sensor but fault code continues to return. have have swapped sensors around , have checked with scope, have even checked against good car. do these cars suffer from variable cam... Trouble codes: P0346
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2008 Jaguar XKR Portfolio 4.2L performance VIN: SAJWA43C48
good evening fellow techs, i have this customer with a 2008 jaguar xk r 4.2l supercharged package. he wants to do some performance work and send the supercharger out to get ported and polished. my question is there a procedure and labor time to r&r the superc...
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JFA49S02P
code p1196 bank 2 sensor 1 catalyst test slow cycle rate. check ed fuel trim and noticed ltft is at +25 and it runs real lean for a while when fuel trims are reset after a minute or so it returns to +25 at idle. checked for vacuum leaks and found throttle body...
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on, no IAT, MAF, VSS,
Hi guys and Gals, this car came into the shop whit a check engine light on, no record of any repairs done. I just wan't to put this out maybe some of u have run into this problem. I testede the MAF sensor tested good, IAT sen. has good resistance. I wigle the ... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf sensor input out of range)
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1999 Land Rover Defender Td5 2500CC No Start VIN: SALLDHA88X
It appears that the solenoids for the injectors are not getting any input from the ECU. The crankshaft position sensor, fuel pressure from the tank pump, and coolant temp. sensor all check out. This vehicle has a security system, and we are not sure how to dis...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Tail lamp indicator VIN: JT8BD68S9X
Vehicle came in with the R/S head lamp not working on low beam and the tail lamp failure warning lamp in the instrument cluster on. Replaced the R/S headlamp but the tail lamp indicator still on.. all tail, turn and brake lamps and tag lamps are burning. check...
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2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4FTYU06151
same as above
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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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1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L No Start VIN: WDGBA43EXP
Hi guys and gals it's my first time so be nice I've been a master tech for a long time and I have a amercedes that allmost starts and I mean allmost. Car came in flooded and had new caps and rotors installed by cust (yes I cked them)we sold plugs and wires (fl...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L trunk VIN: WDBLJ70G01
Hello all, Thanks for your time in reading this. I have a 2001 Mercedes CLK (208 chassis) the trunk will not unlock from the key or the interior switch. The IR flash is visible on the key. The interior switch does actutate in the LCP. Additionally the blade ...
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L rack and pinion VIN: 4M2D411WXS
mitchell rack and pinion removal procedure is not working,is there any easier procedure to remove?rack will not fit through left side opening.
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33414
This is more for my personal knowledge as I don't believe the customer will do anything about this car until it does some he can feel. Older chap with a mini cooper S he is real good about oil changes and that's about it. I don't believe he has any concept of ... Trouble codes: 08342 (Undocumented code engine ecu), 5E14 (CAN Connection with DME DDE Failed abs code), 5E19 (CAN Data error from DME DDE abs code), 5E5C (Initialize run flat indicator abs code), 5E5B (DSC Switch abs code), 5E5D (Brake Fluid Level Switch abs code)
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1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
I've got a customer with a 1992 Nissan Pathfinder (OBD1). The vehicle is running rough at idle, she is complaining of poor mileage and the tech's nose says it's running rich. (Don't know if he's calibrated it or not) We've got no codes on a blink test. We're a...
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, fails CA smog test VIN: 3N1DB51D8Y
Its time to get the Nissan experts involved. I have this Sentra that came in with a MIL on and would not pass smog inspection. Initial checks indicated multiple codes. P1138 fuel air metering/swirl control valve-P1273 fuel air metering/air fuel sensor1 (B1)-P0... Trouble codes: P1273
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1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACN33431
Thanks to all!I have not fixed this car,yet,but did find the reason that it did not have spark or injector pulse-it had a wire trapped under starter& I fixed that.I now have spark & pulse, but car still wouldn't start; so i checked compression.The highest cyl ...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L fuel leak VIN: WBAFA53501
we went with jasons idea and got some slightly better and larger o-rings,cleaned all sufaces and reassembled.so far so good,but it hasnt gotten really cold yet so we will see.thanks again for all the advise.
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L head gaskets VIN: 1G6EL12Y7V
THANKS EVERYONE FOR POSTING I got a lot of useful tech info. thanks to thoughs of you that said Cadilac requires installing inserts when changing head gaskets. Thanks to you guys that had experience to post a est. labor time that sure helped to tell my custome...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, will not run evap . VIN: 1G6DM57714
A thank you to [...], kj1058, d kasura, blackhole, shop@planethax, and a [...]. I have waited until consumer had car for a week to be sure that repair is complete and correct. A) this vehicle really needs to be between 1/4-3/4 fuel level or it will absolu... Trouble codes: U0001.
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2005 Cadillac SRX 4.6L steering VIN: 1GYEE63A25
had customer take back to cadilac they said new power steering pump was defective brought it back and i put another pump on it and it did not fix it customer is contacing gm customer relations to see if they can get this resolved thanks for all the respones i ...
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1996 Chevrolet P30 Fwd Cont 7.4L Mechanical VIN: 1GBLP37JXV
The responses i got were not much help. I realize the vent closing problem is do to loss of vacuum. I checked the cat's and they do not seem to be the problem because inlet and outlet temps indicate they are working properly. I tested the KV's for all cylinder...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GAHG39R8X
I removed the timing cover on this truck and was disappointed when nothing much seemed out of the ordinary. The reluctor ring on the crank was intact and secure, no measurable thrust on the crankshaft, no chunks of metallic debris floating about. I did find ... Trouble codes: P0336, P0339.
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L TCC Solenoid VIN: 1GNEK13R7X
Thanks to all that replied to this post. After giving the customer all of the options, customer has decided to replace the entire transmission with a GM rebuilt unit. I hope this solves his problem. He figure diagnostic time was a waste. We will see if ...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L fast idle VIN: 2G1WH55K01
well after testing everything i could think of finally decided to go to computer which is located in the airbox. found a mouse nest with several chewed through wires. repaired wires and all problems are fixed. thanks to all who replied! Trouble codes: P1810.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L ignition lock cylinder VIN: 1GNDS13S53
Ended up knocking off black part on end of lock cylinder and using a small pick was able to push the bar on the side of the cylinder in enough to get the cylinder to turn to remove it.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.3L Air Bag System VIN: 3GCEC14X96
Thanks to those who responded, after several tries to locate the correct resistors without luck I took the vanatage to the circuit. Found intermittant 30 ohms of resistance in the white wire between the srs controller and c221 for the drivers deployment loop. ...
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1977 Chrysler New Yorker Brougham 7.2L fan VIN: CS43T7C122
Ended up calling all data for the schematics on this old system, There were several things wrong with it, and come to find out, the vacuum was correct. Thanks for the replies.
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1993 Chrysler Imperial 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C3XU56L9P
It ended up being a broken flywheel. The center was perfectly borken without cracking the rest of the flywheel believe it or not. We had a hunch & pulled the tranny to check. You would think it would throw a cam/crank correlation code or something but it di...
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1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 1B7GL23Y2M
Put a used master cylinder on,adjusted the booster again the front brakes do not lock up. Now we have a leaking brake booster. R&R the booster brakes operate fine now. Thank you all for helping out,Great site for all. Thanks again.
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2B4GP4533V
CHECKED FLY WHEEL OK,FOUN BAD COMPUTER BUT CUSTOMER DCLINED REPAIR.
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Whole Sysytem VIN: 1B7GL2AN1Y
I want to thank everyone who offered their help and expertise, particularly David [...], who hit the nail on the head as far as why I wasn't seeing any dye at the evap drain. It was indeed caked on the evap, and very little was actually on the floor of the bo...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1D4GP25383
Most of you nailed it ! I had this van in for an oil change today and I checked the vapor line going from tank to canister. It is full of fuel. I will replace tank and canister at a later date but this problem is no longer a mystery thanks to iatn members.
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L codes VIN: 1D7H16DX4J
Thomas from new york, you hit it on the head low reverse pressure switch did not close, pulled pan plastic nipple for screw on filter had bottom threads stripped. possible the person who serviced this vehicle last, overtightened the filter causing the filter t...
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1993 Ford Probe 2.0L Vibration VIN: 1ZVCT20A0P
Thanks everybody, who took time to reply. I did see same vibration on simillar cars with 2.0, but never got involved. Especialy thaks to Edvwin, Patrick and Steve. Who stated that it is common to have this type of vibration, which is uncurable completely. ...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX25H4T
16 Replies, Thanks to everyone. This one will remain in memory for a while. As I said I pulled the fuel pump relay and jumpered it with the key off. Fuel pressure would hold and not bleed off.This was proof that I was losing the pressure electrically Through t...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MLP sensor VIN: 1FMDU32XXV
Well this one is fixed. As I thought it was the pcm internal short that was the problem. Installed and bam shifts perfect. As to what caused this we'll never know as I was hired to clean up someone elses repair. Thanks to all that helped. David
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32F7Y
I want to thank all that replied, I am sure that the injectors are to blame here, but the cheapest injectors are still 100$ a piece on ebay and the customer just doesn't want to pay it. This customer had me put the vehicle back together and wants to sent it t... Trouble codes: P1670.
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L no heat VIN: 1FTNE24292
thanx for all the replies. the fix was in the blend door vacuum diaphram.It would not hold the vacuum for an extended period of time. replaced diaphram which solved problem.
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Monitors Not Ready VIN: 1FAFP33Z03
Thanks to all that replied. Unfortunately, the customer has not returned the vehicle as we would like to try a factory front O2 sensor as a few have suggested. I will update when the vehicle returns. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0457 (Evap System).
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, No Power VIN: 1FTSX31P73
This truck is fixed. Had the battery disconnected overnight and in the morning did the turbo relearn and this truck goes like crazy now. Thanks Trouble codes: P0603 (PCM KAM error), P0670 (Glow plug module control circuit), P132B (VGT Solenoid Overboost Underboost).
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX12W64
Again I thanks every one who respond to our request.After taking off all spark plugs which has been replaced before by somebody else and all of them bosch spark plugs .Any how the #4 cylender spark plug felt loose while trying to open after taking off the spar... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0304, P0305, P0308, P0354.
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTVX12504
AFTER REPLACING MAF SENSOR WE CLEANED THE INTAKE AND TEST DROVE VECHILE AROUND IT ACTED UP FOR ABOUT 15 MILES AND THEN STARTED TO DRIVE JUST FINE IT HAS BEEN RUNNING THAT WAY NOW FOR TWO DAYS SO WE'LL SEE IF ANYTHING ELSE GOES WRONG. THANKS FOR THE REPLIES AND... Trouble codes: P0104, P0113.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAHP53U25
We had either already tested and confirmed the suggestions or did not learn anything new. Now that the temps are warmer, the car is starting well. We are going to do an upper intake cleaning suspecting carbon build-up on the intake valves and see if it gets co...
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1995 Geo Prizm 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1Y1SK52561
well the coil fixed it - doesn't make any sense to me as the miss was always #2 never moved & only after warm up thanks to all who helped out
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W81
Shimed crank shaft position sensor with [...] shim car didntrun bad Trouble codes: P0335.
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2003 GMC C4500 Topkick C4C042 6.6L no accelerator funct VIN: 1GDE4E1123
FIRST THANKS TO GARY,ANDREW,GAIL,JOHN,AND WILLIAM THERE WERE NO OVERLAPPING SUGGESTIONS,CHECKED FOR OUTSTANDING TSB'S, CHECKED OUTPUT SIGNAL OK, CHECKED PTO SIGNAL OK, CHANGED FUEL FILTER DI NOT CHECK FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR AS THIS IS INTERMITTANT THE VEHICLE...
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1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA5623K
HELLO ALL TECH! THIS CAR FIXED. THANKS ALL WHO REPLY MY REQUEST.WHAT I FOUND IS A PULSE AIR INJECTION VALVE WAS OPEN CAUSE A EXHAUST SUCK AIR BEFORE O2 SENSOR.I REMOVE VALVE AND FOUND A RUBBER WASHER WHICH IS BLOCK AIR GO BACK TO EXHAUST MANIFOLK.THANKS TO ALL...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: JHMCB7668M
This vehicle is fixed. Culprit was the defective new gauge from Honda dealer.In my past experiences,when you get a new defective, you get confused and spend lot more time to find out the problem. Thanks to Patrick and George.
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L CV joint VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
Sorry about the late post, thought it was done. We did end up removing both axles to inspect them, and replaced the drivers side. The inner joint didn't have any play but, felt rough. That took care of the problem. By the way, it was the previously replaced...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGEM22952
When I disconnected the IAT sensor while the vehicle was running to actually see if a code would set, the code did set ok. I left it running to see if it would still "hiccup". It still hiccupped, but when it did, it cleared the code. I had already checked s...
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45G4Y
customer has not returned. no news is good news. the gas station he was using for years switched brands. someone stated ethanol content my skew the readings. that lead me to ask customer more questions. i guess there can never be too much information when diag... Trouble codes: P1123, P1128.
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1999 Jaguar XJR 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJPX1840X
Thanks for the replies, one suggested Dealer, other said to throw in a dual linear switch, and the last suggested trans module, circuits. I used Ross-Tech's OBDII program just for giggles and discovered a pending code in ECM "P1637" "CAN LINK ABS" Now, WHY... Trouble codes: P1601 (none in ids).
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L oil pressure guage VIN: 1J4GW48N51
information from other techs point to a problem w/ oil pump pressure relief valve. customer does not want to perform repair to verify problem
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2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L transmission VIN: IJ4F449S15
Thank you to those that answered my plea for help. The answer to this repair was the PCM. This vehicle fell under the 8 year 80,000 mile PCM federal Warranty and the dealer fixed promptly for free. The tech who worked on this said he see's this problem about...
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2003 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 8909890987
SORRY TOOK SO LONG WAS NOT AS BAD AS I THOUGHT DROPPED SUB FRAME AND ACESSED HEATER TUBE AT FIRE WALL THE REST WAS PIECE OF CAKE THANKS TO ALL
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