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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18643
hELLO FINE TECHS: wE CORRECTED A rough idle and codes P172 and p175 by removing and cleaning the throttle body. After this, we ran engine and two days later MIL was on with code P2279 (intake air system leak). We have removed and inspected all vacuum lines an... Trouble codes: P2279 (Intake air system leak)
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUED28DXX
Hi, This car runs good while cruising, when you come to a stop it pants and some times stalls. There are no fault codes I know on vw's there is a throttle relearn is this the same for AUDI?. I have a solus scanner with euro software. Should I clean Idle motor ...
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2004 Audi S4 Avant 4.2L Top VIN: WUARL48H04
I have this 2004 Audi S4 that the customers child hit the button for the top to go down and now it will not move up or down. It is a few inches from being closed. Has anyone had this problem and how do you reset it or fix it.
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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6333X
Fuel trims maxing out for lean condition, codes 26 & 27. Replace crankcase ventalation plate and good fuel pressure. Sprayed card cleaner around throttle plate and intake gaskets. Crank sensor and mass air flow look ok on scanner. Were thinking mass air flow n... Trouble codes: 26 (Multiple fuel trim 1 limit reached), 27 (Multiple fuel trim 2 limit reached)
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEW53462
Looking for some insight - customer states mil comes on at times, has code P0128 (168), no drivability problems, i'm not finding a flow chart for P0128. Not sure if this is in fact a t-stat problem. note veh is very clean. any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0128 (168 electrical thermostat mechanical fault)
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Thank you for your time, I know I need it! This car may have hesitation, although the customer may just not be used to drive by wire yet. The code I get from this car is P0017, I have seen it before on a 3series but it was from massive overheating causing a ge... Trouble codes: P0017 (Referance between cam and crank)
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L converter VIN: 1G4CU5215V
Hello there car came in with code po742 tcc stuck on can command valve open and close seems to operate properly not that familar with these trans any help would be great thank you.
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2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K23
This is the third time that the car has come in with this code. We have replaced the converter two other times with carquest units. the temp is same from the front and rear of the converter. There are no missfire counts in the computer the fuel trims are good.... Trouble codes: P0420
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L extended crank times VIN: 1G6KD52Y1T
Car came in with a no start/no crank condition. Diagnosed broken wire in VATS system at ign lock cyl, replaced ign lock cyl. Cranks and starts, but when cold, has extended crank times. Customer confirmed that vehicle had extended crank times before VATS wire ...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KD54YU2
hey fellow techs, have this cad that will intermittently set abs dtc c1227 for left rear sensor, problem has occured 3 times since december. have replaced sensor twice, and routed new harness from sensor to module,away from any RFI possibilities. am thinking p...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19K0R
hi everyone. this c1500 pickup truck came in for engine replacement due to overheat condition but run good. i just install 95 engine from junkyard with very good reputation. they said it ran before they remove. anyway the engine can't start due to no spark or ...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Runs rich VIN: 2G1FP22S1S
This Camaro was towed in with a completely plugged catalytic converter, it wouldn't even run enough to get it in the shop. We replaced the converter and changed the engine oil (it was dark and very gassy) it will now run, but it runs rich. Any suggestions will...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Defaults to 3rd gear
Transmission shifts through all gear ranges normally one time, then after coming to a stop, defaults to 3rd gear. Trans. can then be shifted using a scan tool, comanding desired gear ranges. I originally replaced the 1-2 shift solenoid, because trans. would ma...
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1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCHC39F9V
We do not have alot of diesel experience , so we need some help. This truck came in as a no start no crank but Cust said is hard to start & no start at times. Batteries were dead . We replaced one battery & charged the other. After battery replacement the tru... Trouble codes: P1217
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G1WH55K0Y
Hi guys, i have a 2000 chevy impala that a customer brought to me for the check engine light on. the history on the car is as follows... the customer just bought the car with the plastic intake manifold that had exploded into pieces. he had another shop replac... Trouble codes: P171, P0507 (idle air control rpm higher than expected)
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19T0Y
Thanks to all who reply I apologize up front for the lack of info. but this truck is not at the shop. What I know so far is that the truck did run great. Until the owner started it one morning and said it ran for about 30 seconds. Then it died like ran out ...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19X12
This vehicle came in running very poorly. The crank sensor had been hitting the reluctor and was dead. It was replaced and shimmed, per factory bulletin, as the case looked fine. It also had a code P0300 for random misfire. Also had P0101 Mass air folw sensor ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L blinker fuse blows VIN: 2G1WF55KX4
car came in with no blinkers working both hazard and blinker fuses were blown replaced hazard and blinker switches everything worked good for one day now everytime left blinker is used fuse blows again works fine with right blinker on light assemblys look ok c...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on, reduced engine power VIN: 1GNDS13S66
We have an 06 trailblazer with complaints of intermittent no crank, intermittent stall( any speeds). We experienced the no crank 1 time, vehicle then started and has not failed to not crank again. After bringing the truck in shop to check no crank, reduced eng... Trouble codes: P1516, P1682, P2610
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Misfire, RICH VIN: 1B7KC26W1R
system had code for left bank staying rich. at idle, right bank sensor is switching and left goes rich. just off idle left bank stays rich and right bank goes lean. i have checked ignition, fuel pressure, smoke tested, swap o2's side to side and left still sta...
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1994 Dodge B250 5.2L Stall, backfire VIN: 1C13452Y1R
I have replace the crank and cam sensor put in a different coil, replace asd relay with a known good part. good fuel psi, injector pulse,cam n crank signal present. the only thing i can think of is replacing the pcm. anyone had this problem?
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L engine VIN: 3D7LA38603
I have a 5.9 cummins diesel in my shop with what appears to be a "rod knock" on # 3 cylinder.I checked oil level and pressure and it is within spec.I performed a cylinder kill test and when #3 injector isnt firing , the knocking noise goes away. When all of th...
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, No Spark 1/3 of coil VIN: 1D4GP24RX4
Help!!! We ran the flow chart for this P2308 code and all tests passed except when we used a test light at the coil connector for coil 3 control pin to ground and it does not flash, when we do the same test on #1 & #2 control pins it flashes. We checked for th... Trouble codes: P2308 (Ignition coil 3 secondary circuit-insufficient ionization)
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2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3LC56KX8
Customer states that vehicle will stall out when coming to a stop or sitting when stopped in gear.We did not duplicate problem,customer states it happens intermittently.customer is elderly and scared to drive vehicle.We tested for fault codes and found none,in...
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2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L ABS light VIN: 1FAFP42X8Y
ABS light is intermittent, comes on for a few minutes at a time. No signs of brake problems, ABS operates normally. All pads & rotors good. No ABS codes. Scan data shows right front wheel speed sensor reporting faster speeds than other wheels. The faster the v...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP4048Y
Hello techs, this ones crazy, this vehicle keeps killing computers. right now car cranks but does not start. i have no communication with ECU only, i can comm with all other modules just fine. i have a code U1262 (SCP data fault for J1850 bus) in the PATS modu... Trouble codes: U1262 (SCP data fault for J1850 bus)
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2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U53
When sitting stationary, and holding throttle to 1500 rpm when returned to idle engine shakes & sets missfire code P0301, P0300 engine drives normal no dtc except when throttle is held open and then snapped shut. Trouble codes: P0301, P0316, P0306
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L OIl Pressure VIN: 1FTPW14574
Customer reported sudden loss of oil pressure at hwy speed. Have spoke to local dealer and was told that the cam phazers can cause this condition. Have pulled front cover. Right upper timing chain guide broken, excessive wear to front cover from contact with t...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality
Can anyone post a known good IAC motor waveform under the Ford section. 5.4 3v Haven't been able to find a waveform example to compare to on this particular engine.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L engone VIN: 1FT5X21Y05
customer stated that truck ran great,quiet with no engine noise, started up and took off cold,got two miles and quit running,would not restart,had towed to shop where we found engine locked up. coolant full and not smell like been hot oil full/ appeares to hav...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L oil leak rear of eng VIN: 1FTPW14516
small leak comes down at rear. gives impression of rear seal, but looking up, it does not sling it off of it. maybe around od of seal, or a retainer. we are going to pull trans tommarro. did not find anything in arcive.
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34P46
thanks for reading my post. we do not usually diagnose diesels but we have this van, it runs fine except when trying to restart after it is warm it will crank over and will not start. we removed the plug from the high pressure oil pump and applied shop air. we... Trouble codes: P2291 (injector control pressure too low eng. cranking)
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTPX14V06
When the key is turned on the needle moves but further towards the E side down below it as if voltage was applied backwards. Everthing is new, wires to cluster ohm out.I do not get 10 volts to circuit 705,fuse 24 is good but ohm tests indicate that wire is goo...
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1995 Geo Prizm LSi 1.8L No Start VIN: 1Y1SK5286S
Car came in not starting. 1)Found that cam sensor in dist was destroyed from hitting the pick up rotor on the dist shaft: replaced w/ reman dist. 2)Had cam signal only when dist was unplugged. Replaced ECU: cam signal ok now. 3) Next had no crank sensor signal... Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition signal)
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEC14M3V
Yes the weather will get damp but this might even be some kind of acid. To replace the whole distributor might fix this but would be 300 400 bucks and then wait 6 months the truck may not start again.
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS14X8X
this truck keeps coming back with the owner saying it wont start cranking but if he lets off key,sometimes it will start.problem is very intermittent and i have been only able to get it to do it once.it cranked and would not start but as i let off key it start...
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L rear overhead dvd VIN: 1GKEK63U45
The passenger overhead dvd unit is dispaying "disc region error". The previous unit got wet from a leaking sunroof seal. Sent out unit for repair, rebuilder told me that it needed programmed with a tech 2. Just got it back from the dealer, and they are telling...
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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19V56
When Going Through The Tests For Code P0449, Harness At Solenoid Disconnected, Battery Voltage Is Present But So Isn't The Ground From ECM. Always. As Soon As The Key Is Turned On The Ground Is Present. Using Scan Tool Has No Affect On The Ground. Disconnected... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP Vent Solenoid Valve)
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L 4k idle VIN: 1HGCB7575P
Good evening all, I have a 1993 Honda Accord EX that has an idle issue. The vehicle idles at 4,000 rpm. Vehicle has a new iac valve, fast idle valve, and engine control module. The vehicle has no vacuum leaks and all scan data is within specs. Trouble codes: 14 (iac system malfunction)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Dual controls VIN: 1HGCM56653
Hi, This Accord, came in with low freon charge, Client said he had recharged at another shop 2 weeks ago. we found .5 lbs in system. we recharged and found the above readings. I think poss Expansion valve. When you adjust the dual controls pass side is ice col...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X31
i am at my wits end. the car runs fine, no drivability problems at all. watching the o2 [all 4] on the modis, pre cat. o2 switch normal on bolth sides. poast cat o2, drivers side o2 switches normal but slightly low. the pass. side starts at 450mv koeo, koer it... Trouble codes: P0137 (o2B1S2)
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4GZ58S8W
Need some help with this one guys. This jeep will interm. run bad on accel. It sputters/ looses power and will backfire like it went lean while on light accelation. It does not loose spark or cut off. It will do it for a few seconds and then go away.If you nai...
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2008 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1X8L620863
ALRIGHT. NEVER BEEN ABLE TO GET THIS THING TO ACT UP. HAVE RUN O2 HEATER MONITOR COUNTLESS TIMES AND ALWAYS PASSES. VOLTAGE DROPPED THE GROUND FOR THE O2'S AND PERFECT. OHMED OUT ALL RELATED WIRES AND GOOD. IT'S THROWING HEATER CONTROL CIRCUIT HIGH CODES ABOUT... Trouble codes: P0038 (p0052-), P0052 (p0032-), P0032 (p0058-), P0058 (testing and results)
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2001 Kia Optima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD126X1
kia techs i am having maf problems with this optima-can u tell me that i should read 12 volt at pin 2 power to maf or should i read 5 volt?
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L cam, lifter VIN: 2223A22836
Hi, We have a 2002 Range Rover Freelander in the shop with a tapping noise from the cam cover of the rear bank. Sounds like a lifter noise, but the vehicle has only 50K miles. Doesn't have sludge in the oil pan or low oil pressure as mentioned in IATN fix post...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Starting VIN: 5LMFU28R44
Hi; 04 Navigator. Customer(Young kid in the Navy) was hooking up amp and sub-woofers in the back. Had his power wire hooked up and no ground. He said he then provided a chassis ground to the boom box and ran into problems. Now the vehicle will not crank. Ca...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 250D 250CID cannot shut off VIN: WDB1241251
Hi all. Ihave this Mercedez Benz from Germany that will not shut off even when removing the key. I have checked the vacuum pump and lines, all seems o.k. What i would like to know does this car have a vacuum or electic shutoff and if any of our Mercedez guys c...
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L atc heat VIN: WDBCA35E9L
this veh came in complaining of no heat. checked heater hoses and are hot. preformed function test and all possitions work. the system will not change from cold to hot. i do not have any atc diag equiptment for this veh. could use som help with this veh. tha...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Battery VIN: WDB2100701
Hi friends, i have this car with a intermitent draw, when the car is leave for 3 days without start it dies, the battery is complete discharged, but this not hapenning all time, always than the costumer come to my workshop it has normal working and i check the...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L shift solenoid VIN: 4A3A46G11E
Trying to help a fellow tech out here, has a 2001 mitsubishi galant ES, the car goes into limp mode soon as trans shifts into 3rd gear. the trouble code we keep getting is p0765, so after insppecting and testing the solenoid, he wastold it was bad trans, so he...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11S4V
Does anybody know of a cheaper way to buy a MAF for this Nissan. I can't find any used ones in a salvage yard around our area. Buying it through Nissan they want to sell the whole TB assembly. The only other place in the after market that I found one was at NA... Trouble codes: P0100 (maf)
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA3102Y
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2008 Nissan Titan PRO-4X 5.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1N6BA07C98
Have any of you Nissan guys seen any common coolant leaks on these trucks. This is my personal truck and I can smell antifreeze when it is hot, but can not find a leak. The smell is outside the vehicle, under the hood. I never smell anything inside. I have pre...
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2004 Other Ford CE BUS CID MIL Lamp on, Idle throttle only VIN: 4DRBRABP64
Hello, we have two IHC ce school buses With the T444E engine, during what apears to be the coldest temps in our region they set mil light and drop the throttle to idle only, after driver pulls over and shuts off engine and restarts he can then proceed, however... Trouble codes: 133 (APS signal in range fault), 134 (APS and IVS disagree), 135 (Idle validation switch circuit fault)
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HZ52L8R
Following the listed historical repairs. The vehicle came back 18 days later with a int. no start. after letting sit or continued cranking the car will restart, run perfect for 30 to 500 miles between 15 to 50 starts with no problem. Clues unacounted for: 1. ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1G2NE52T1X
Good morning to all.I have this Grand Am that is here for a intermitant ABS light comes on complaint.Codes stored are: c1226 RF or any w/s excessive variation c1225 LF or any w/s excessive variation c1222 RF or any w/s =0 c1221 Lf w/s =0 c1233 RF or any w/s op...
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L Accessories VIN: 1G8ZH5283Y
This Saturn is blowing the horn when opening the door. Placing the key in the ignition and turning forward turns the horn off. The customer just purchased the car and did not recieve any key fobs for the factory keyless entry system. My question is: Is there a...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L turn signal VIN: 4TAUN41B6S
Thanks in advance.Got a weird one. When turn signal is on horn goes on too [ left or right or hazard] IGN ON OR OFF. I ck fix data nothing. I ck wiring diagram it is two differnt circuit horn wire goes from swtich to clock ring to horn relay to horn. I ck wire...
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1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L cooling fans VIN: 2TIBR18E4W
hi all have this toy.all fuses good and no codes the cooling fans stay with key on, both of them i can remove relay one , and one fan will stay on one will go off i can remove relay 2 and one fan will shut off the other stays on i can remove relay 3 and both s...
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Cam timing VIN: YV1TS91D22
To all my volvo experts out there I ask for your help? I have a 2002 volvo S80 T6 that we have had a hard time setting up the timing belt on. The problem we are having is this volvo has vvt units on both the exhaust and the intake camshafts. I am at a loss on ...
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L transmission VIN: 19UUA56603
Thanks for your help.Transmission was removed and overhauled again with new valve body,all seems good now suspect problem was in old valve body.
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L steering VIN: WAUDA34B7X
Well, after all is said and done the general agreement with everyone is to change the rack. The customer has declined to do this right now. I have learned a lot from this audi and everyone who replied. Thank you all who replied to this request.
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L seat
Thank you for all your detailed responses. When the customer makes the vehicle available, I will send it up to another shop who will use his Autologic to reprogram the key. The seat,etc, position reverts from the position the customer has set it to the key pr...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52B7S
after trying spark module and testing dist and circuts(all ok)nothing. checked comp powers and grounds(ok)and trying another comp,nothing.i checked all grounds and connections(ok),checked ic connections(ok).with some info on this car limited i have checked eve... Trouble codes: 83 (no crank a or b), 81 (cam to ref fault), 78 (to many 24x pulse), 104 (internal ecm prob/stack overrun), 113 (quad driver 1 open/short), 112 (eeprom failure).
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2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 1G6KS54Y12
Most replies pointed to the ignition switch, and we did experience a no-crank condition twice in the shop. Replaced switch, and car has been out on the road with no problems for 2 weeks now. Thanks again for the help.
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KD54YX3
To all; Thanks to everyone who took time to read my post. I was ablke to take the short cut most suggested as far as the seat heater and found the bottom grid was bad. I was able to replace it pretty quickly without even taking out the seat. I unclipped the fr...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC3GFS61H
WE ALWAYS OVERLOOK THE OBVIOUS. THE CUSTOMER HAD TAKEN HIS VEHICLE HOME UNTIL WE COULD DECIDE WHAT THE NEXT STEP WAS IN THE PROCESS. I HAD CALLED HIM AND ASKED IF HE HAD CHECKED THE OIL, I DIDNT. 4 QTS LOW. PROBLEM SOLVED. SPECIAL THANKS TO ROBERT, THAT WA... Trouble codes: P0341 (intake camshaft position sensor performance bank 1).
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55KX1
Sorry it took so long to reply back, but i think this one is fixed.What i did was i replaced the pas lock sensior and the bcm took it to the dealer and had it programed.The custermer has been gone for one week now and havent heard any complaint.THANKS FOR THE ...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G1WX15K21
replaced t-stat fan now off no more codes at proper temp
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T03
HEY GUYS THANK YOU FOR ALL THE REPLIES I SENT THE TRUCK TO THE DEALER AND THEY REPLACED THE CONVERTERS UNDER WARRANTY I ALSO REPLACED MAF AND CONNECTOR AND SO FAR ALL IS WELL THANK YOU AGAIN TO ALL GOD BLESS Trouble codes: P0101 (p0420-), P0420.
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2008 Chevrolet c5500 6.6L chng fuel filter light VIN: 1GBG5V1918
well 3 of 5 hit it right you have to turn key on engine off & hold accelerator pedal & brake pedal down for 10 sec. it took a couple of times but it did reset. thanks to all, Ron
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R8Y
Yes Most of you pretty much gave me right place to go it was the timing chain was not set correctly, about one link off not enough that any thing got bent. Reset with marks on gold links of chain. And runs runs very good now. THANKS everyone
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1B7GG22N4Y
NOT ALOT OF GOOD ADVISE EXCEPT "REPLACE THE TPS!" DOES ANYONE READ? I DID THAT TWICE BOTH WITH CHRYSLER TPS'S! THOSE WHO HAVE ME LEANING TOWARD THE INJECTOR THANK YOU! I AM GOING TO SWAP THE 2 INJECTORS AROUND AND SEE IF THE CODE FOLLOWS THAT INJECTOR. LIKE I ... Trouble codes: P0202 (injector 2 control).
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1995 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14YOS
thanks for the replies however i had already checked all these things and was pretty much at the end of my rope so i stepped back for a while and analyzed the situation in between answering phones and waiting on customers.i finally stayed late on wednesday nig...
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP13PXW
thanks for all the replies folks, most of you said it was the flex plate so we pulled the trans and sure enough the center where the bolt holes are was broken completely out, have a new flex plate ordered. thanks again for your help
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZU63E7Y
Thanks for the many replies. Finally set a lean code and as most replied, intake gaskets fixed it.Appreciate the help very much. [...] Auto
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S61
I still have not found the problem with the misfire in this vehicle, but I have an idea that the problem may be on the companion cylinder to number 5. I have not had the time to get back into the system to find out. When I do, I will update this summary. Trouble codes: P0305 (cyl. 5 misfire).
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2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L valve VIN: 1FAFP42XX1
thanks to antonio from louisiana and tim in south carolina for their input as to having had the lifters fix their problems before. gary from north carolina has fixed a similar problem by replacing the heads. the noise really sounded like a lifter noise but w...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L as mentioned VIN: 12390RTY67
Harold , Steve , Brian and Mike. Thank you so much!!! I went to the customers home - 1 hour away in typical traffic but at 8 am rush hour - YIKES. I just immediately separated the two halves and found the chaffing. Replaced 3 blown fuses - one of which you all...
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2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA51685
Found the problem.Jami was right water in the PCM connector,we have been getting lots of rain.Water leaks down the corner of the firewall right on top of the PCM connector sealed the cover for PCM with clear RTV and preformed TSB 06-14-10.Thanks for all of the... Trouble codes: P1270.
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2007 Ford E-250 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24W07
Finaly got the right part #8C2Z 9L291 A $159.38 list. It's part of a tube assembly that has evap tube, fuel & brake lines that run along the frame, over 10 ft. in all. So if any of you guys need those parts let me know. Ford really had their head stuck up thei... Trouble codes: P0453 (History pending code Evaporative emmision system pressure sensor/switch high input).
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2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L No Engagement VIN: 1GDJC39171
After the customer haggled with his insurance company over the accident causing this problem, they decided our price was too high to overhaul this unit. They hauled it off to a "cheapie" transmission shop for repair who 'rebuilt' it for not much more than the ...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19T22
Replaced intake gasket when doing knock sensors and this code has not come back. Thanks for all your replies Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results).
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6675W
Thank you all that responded... Honda has a reflash for that problem... we sent the car for the reflash and drove it. All is fine now. Trouble codes: P1165.
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2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKYF18183
New crank sensor and all better. Thank You for the help
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, no communicatiob VIN: KMHJF25F3X
i received several very good responses i even did a little research on the responses and seem to be very accurate thanks very much sad to say i did not fix car. looking real close i found a section that had been modified in the wiring harness, cust don't want ...
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Timing belt VIN: 4S2CM58W4X
Thanks for all the help. Drivers side head pulley bearing siezed up. Removed head, broke head bolt off in block. Installing good used engine at this point.
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ52SXV
First I want to thank you all for your quick response, the fix for this vehicle was replacinf the PCM and that fixed it. Trouble codes: P0123.
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K23
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED AND SO QUICKLY ,WE DID A TOP ENGINE CLEAN TWICE AND FUEL INJECTION CLEANING TWICE AND ADDED GM FUEL INJECTION CLEANER TO FUEL TANK LET CUSTOMER DRIVE FOR 2 WEEKS RANDOM MISFIRES STOPPED AND NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT THANKS TO ALL WHO RESP... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K33
vac hose fixed stalling problem ,oil pres sending unit fixed light customer happy Trouble codes: P0523.
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Fluid condition VIN: JTHUD30C2N
Well after all of the great advise from all we have come up with the fix. The screens in the resevoir were definately an issue and the screen in the solenoid also needed to be cleaned.The bleed procedures also came in handy. After all that we still had the foa...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L low oil psi VIN: JT6GF10U8Y
Most replies were for sludge build up. Someone cleaned the sludge out of this one before it ended up in our shop. We cleaned the pick up and blew out the passage to the oil pressure sender. Added a new oil filter and oil. Vehicle has been driven for a week now...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L level ride VIN: 5LMPU28L9W
Thanks to all that replied. The fix for this one was to replace the front shocks. I posted the same question that I posted here to a website that I found called www.bagmasterair.com/, they have a technical forum and were very helpful. They also sell parts. The...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Valve Advance VIN: JM1EK14334
Thanks to everyone for the replies, you were on to the right track. We had already lined up the cam/crank a few times using the SSTs and were pretty sure that it was set right. An oil pressure check showed good oil pressure at the filter, but after finally s... Trouble codes: P0012 (Valve Timing Over Retarded).
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1F12FGTR45
hi guys than you for all the help ,we remove the valave spring keys and checked the spring manualy and found the valave spring broken replaced them with new ones all ws good
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W3Y
The vehicle was taken on a 40 mile road test/parts run and performed flawlessly. It has since been returned to the customer and he has has no problems. Replacing the #5COP unit took care of all the issues. Thanks to Paul from Maryland, Jimmy from California... Trouble codes: U1009 (Invalid/missing engine torque data), U1027 (Invalid/missing engine revolutions per minute data), P1720 (Engine rpm or vehicle speed limit reached), P1285 (Cylinder head over temperature sensed), P1299 (Engine over temperature condition reached).
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1992 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L boost gauge inop VIN: JN1CZ24H3N
HI, THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. THA PROBLEM WAS A DISCONNECTED VAC. HOSE UNDER THE PLENUM. TOOK A WHILE TO LOCATE IT BUT ONCE SECURED THE BOOST GAUGE OPERATED PROPERLY.
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Mil on VIN: 1N4DL01D51
Well, it whipped me. I tested the filler neck and cap area by isolating he filler neck with clamping pliers and got it to hold; some had suggested that it might be rusted out where the cap sits and I never saw any rust and it held pressure. I retested the pu... Trouble codes: P1441 (Evap very small leak).
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2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29Y14
BELIEVE CAR HAS BAD ECM BECAUSE GROUND WAS NOT BEING COMPLETED TO THE SOLENOID, CUSTOMER DECLINED ECM REPLACEMENT. CUSTOMER FELT A 700 DOLLAR PART DIDNT WARRANT REPAIR SINCE VEHICLE SEEMED TO RUN FINE, ONLY ISSUE WAS M.I.L. THANKS FOR YOUR REPLIES LEONARD Trouble codes: P0477 (evap emiss system vent control open circuit), P0455.
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2005 Other European arnage 6.2L draw VIN: SCBLC37F75
Ok all Done, I had 4 plugs on the back of the stereo, one was keepind a draw on the battery. That plug was for the telephone and navi unit, when the navi unit was to say a comand it would mute the stereo, same went for the telephone. I had left this plug di...
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