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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA56611
koeo,brake pedal is high and firm when pushing brake pedal down,with one stroke.once the engine is started,the brake pedal has alot of travel.if forse-full,brake pedal can botom out.we have blead braked per/alldata and have found no air in brake system.brake c...
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2004 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HNYD18674
This vehicle exibits a grinding noise and a resonance at about 25 mph under light throttle pressure. The condition is very intermitent and only lasts for 3-4 seconds. The noise seems to come from the transmission tunnel area. We recently serviced the different...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L starter VIN: WAUED24B7Y
This car came in from another shop with a no start. The info display in the dash says " press clutch to start engine". I've checked continuity on all the wiring, removed the CPP switch and hard wired it, replaced the central locking module and programmed it an...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Accessories VIN: 21TET90920
bmw tech, please help. this car need a new keyless remote. we can't find any program procedure on all data or michelin. we have gt1, but noone in the shop know the proceure for program a remote. please advice, thank you advance.
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBADN5345Y
This vehicle has an oil leak on the left front corner of the engine. The leak appears to start halfway down from where the timing cover bolts to the block. It is not coming from the valve cover. Is this most likely the timing cover gasket leaking?
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L srs light VIN: 5UXFB53554
Body shop brought us this car for airbag light on. pulled code 006 with Baum i-scan. discription is ignition circuit ZK5 front right side airbag. can someone give me some info on how to test for what needs replaced, repaired, or recoded? alldata has no info. t...
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L steering shaft? VIN: 1G4AG55M7T
Yes, the mileage is correct, a 91 year old neighbor lady bought this car new, I have done all of the maintenance and repairs. This car has developed a squeak in the steering, ONLY with the engine running. You can be sitting still, turn wheel a couple of inches...
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2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L brakes VIN: 1GG4CW5KX2
When going down the road at about 60 mph and then lightly applying the brake the car vibrates terribly. The steering wheel shakes can see the fenders shaking and feel it in the seat. has all new rotors and pads removed abs fuse nothing has helped
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2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L mode door VIN: 1G4CU54133
Genisys scanner - in HVAC module PID for heat/ac/defrost voltage goes low and mode defaults to defrost/floor location, this occurs on its own. Operate servo with scanner - voltage goes high and all is well for a while, then goes low and mode defaults to defros...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L head gasket VIN: 1G6KY5298V
Hello there I have this Caddy here that it gets hot while driving. I have already talked with you all about the cause but I am about to pull the engine and remove the heads and install the inserts. My question is is there any tips or tricks I need to know to p...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L engine VIN: 1G6DM57N13
Have a Strange one here. About two weeks ago car came in for an oil leak. rerplaced valve cover. Car left on friday was back on monday. The probleme im having is finding the leak. valve covers are dry now. It has a fairly sever leak on the right side. tha last...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2G1WX12X7S
Hi Techs, This Monte Carlo idles smoothly with pretty clean tail pipe emission for the first 25 minutes of operation. After this period of time, the engine begins to surge from 500 rpm to 1300 rpm due to rich air fuel mixture. C.O. emission rose from .2% to o...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCS1443K
Customer is buying vehicle. Runs ok when driving but has crappy erratic idle, Long term fuels stay around -19%, idle or cruise. plugs #1 and #3 comeout with mild soot, #2 and #4 comeout clean enough to be lean. O2 was replaced (sooted)no difference except if s...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 5.7L tcc & 3-2 shift solenoid VIN: 1GNGG25R8V
We have a 1997 Chevy Express 2500 5.7litre automatic trans that has some problems. We replaced the computer because we had a PO132,PO138,PO155,& a PO1406. Ofter doing some testing , the o2 sensors were stuck at 1000mv all the time ...KOEO...KOER... So we unplu...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14W8Y
Hey guys, this may be a Security system problem but I am not sure. This came in with no start. I checked it and it has no spark. I replaced the CKP sensor due to a no rpm condition on the scanner. It now has rpm but still no spark. The IGN module and the distr...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Differential carrier VIN: 2GCEC13T35
Hey, guys. Two posts in a week. Good times. This Chevy is giving me a headache. It came in with a noise in the rear end, we opened it, found that the the thrust block for the locking differential was broken, pieces had damaged the teeth on the governor, the ca...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L windshield washer VIN: 2G1WB58K36
I need help to find the washer pump relay.It is not in the under hood fuse box.The car is made in canada.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L pcm VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
this pt came in last season with no ac. scan revealed the data for the ac high side preasure was maxed to default. a new sensor made no change whatsoever. customer declined the repair at that time. the pt is back with no air. scan this time and no data from en...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Exterior lights VIN: 3AFY48B06T
Hi group. This car has no park and tail lights. Also problems with right headlamp. Signal light works at right front and left rear only. Right rear signal and left headlight act like daytime runnig lights with key on. What I need is a schematic for headlights ...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 3A4FY58B16
need help - no codes. runs great then once in a while just starts to hesitate. might happen 3 times a day at the most. before replacing the wires plugs and crank sensor it would stall after the hesitation / surge symptoms. now it only hesitates/surges once in ...
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1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L transmission
Customer called and ask for my opinion.He was pulling out of his driveway and when backing up he heard a thump and then there was no reverse.He put it in drive and car moved forward.He ask if I thought he could make it to my garage 10 miles away. I ask if he w...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L a/c system VIN: 1PE3S46C5Y
vehicle came back in today for a/c inop. a couple of weeks ago(4-16-09) vehicle came in for same concern: a/c inop, low refrig charge, recovered approx 1 oz r134, no leaks detected on visual insp(dye light). placed system under vacuum, held vacuum for 15 minut...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L reverse VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
car stalls in reverse,only when hot.you can have foot on brake pedal in reverse car will start to lose rpm, you can remove foot off brake and car will abruptly stop and engine will stall ,car will restart .it acts like a trans stuck in two gears.had history co...
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2005 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1D4HB38N95
Vehicle supposedly driven by youthful driver to the grocery store, and "went into neutral all by itself" and had to be towed to our shop. I am trying to see if this is possible. When it is in park, sometimes the engine revs freely, other times it is limited ...
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1990 Ford Probe 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: U2L5133429
i have this 1990 ford probe 3.0 that was towed in to my garage for a no start. i than replaced the fuel pump along with pick up filter and fuel filter. the car started after the above repairs except i have to hold the gas pedal half way in order to get it goin...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FTCR10U2P
Calling all techs!!! Hey we put a reman motor in this ranger. We put all new ignition parts from rotor to plugs. The truck intitially started and let it build up to normal operating temp, and then shut the truck off b/c it was closing time. Next morning... not...
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L waterpump VIN: IFALP4044S
tore engine down for repair found mls gaskets engine is 97 or newer water pump went out cracked timing cover timing cover at ford 300.00 i have a good timing cover from a 95 3.8 ford which lookes the same except uses a slightly smaller water pump can find no t...
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1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15H8S
I've got a 95 ford bronco here that is driving me crazy. Came into shop with check engine light on, running pig rich. This thing is very slugish in drive, seems to be a little more responsive in reverse. Has no communication at diagnostic port ( has powers and...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L clutch slave cylinder VIN: 1FTJW36H8T
Help everyone, we have this F350 4x4 which is giving us grief. We had this truck for a reman trans, new clutch replacement as well as slave and master cylinders. We used a (DYNA PAK NEW CLUTCH KIT) and Raybestos slave and master cylinders. Now it lasted 6 mont...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Timing Chain VIN: 1FMYU24E4W
Hi, This vehicle came in with a bad timing chain. It has a 4.0 SOHC engine which I understand have problems with the timing chain tensioners. The chain has apperently jumped and the engine has no compression. Is this an interference engine in which case the va...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cruse Control VIN: 1FTNX20501
Cruse not working at all. On this truck we have testes the brake light switch, fuse, wireing, All the grounds. the cruse light on dash won't come on at all,We have tested every thing that fixed other cruse controls. we need help.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L balance shaft tensioner VIN: 1FMDU63E02
hey ford guys, this question is simply procedureal. the balance shaft chain tensioner is broken and needs to be replaced on this engine. I verified this by pulling the timing cover. the question is, can this be repaired in the vehicle. alldata only shows a lab...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L low power VIN: SORRYNOVI3
HEY DIESEL TECH'S,hope some one can help me with this beast, this truck came in with no power and codes p006a and p0401, first thing i did was check e.g.r runners and they were full of carbon a did a BG carbon cleaning service and chenge the e.g.r, map was stu... Trouble codes: P006A, P0401
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNW21P54
We are hitting our heads against the wall on this one. This truck has NO power. It wont even run 35 up a slight incline. Vehicle came in complaining of white smoke comming out the exhaust. Found egr cooler leaking so bad that it hydro-locked while sitting in t...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L converter VIN: 1FMZU72K94
hi guys,i really got one biting me,its an 04 exploder with the 5r55s trans,the vehicle originally came in with the od light flashing,code p1744-tcc system perf stuck.with my past experience with this trans i immediatly changed the solenoid assembly as this has...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L long crank VIN: 1FTWF31P95
Hello, Truck was towed in as a stall with no restart. Found very low ICP reading and heard leak under d/s valve cover and only had 55 psi ICP pressure.I repaired a high pressure oil leak at the cylinder 4 injector. I removed the d/s valve cover and replaced th...
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1994 GMC G3500 Vandura 6.5L no shift VIN: 1GDHG31Y8S
Hi Y'all I have two of these buses in here, they have 4l80e trans in them. They both came in here not shifting at all. One had Iss and Tps faults. The other just had OSS fault. I test and replace the bad sensors on both vans. Both vans ran great all the shift...
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1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Charging VIN: 1GKEK13R8V
hello techs this vechile while driving intermitently starts to show a discharge on the volt gauge then the dash gauges like oil pressure drop oil lite comes on and check gauge lite on. if you shut vechile off its slow cranking like a weak battery. so now i tes...
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1999 GMC Yukon Denali SLE 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GKEK13RXX
Customer came in with the engine overheating issue: Replaced the water pump & lower intake gasket due to leakage & the radiator due to being cracked. (Did not split the intake & reseal the upper portion)Reset the cmp at 0 at 2000 rpm. Now has a misfire when un...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Upshifts VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Trans guru's we need your help on this one please.We are not a trans shop but are trying to help out a long time customer. This envoy is stuck in 1st gear,reverse works fine, no cel, no codes in history, customer stated worked fine one day & the next morning i...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Clutch Pedal VIN: 1HGCD5555V
First saw this car in 2007 because the clutch was slipping badly. Replaced with no issues. I then had the car come back in about a year with the clutch pedal on the floor, and a leaking slave cylinder. We then replaced both slave and master. Car left, but came...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W6X
Hi Guys, I got this 99 Passport came in with code P0440 evap leak, We smoke the entire system & no leak was found, we replace the charcoal canister purge solenoid valve reset the memory, 3 days later came back on with the same code. Any help will be greatly ap... Trouble codes: 440 (Evap Leak)
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2004 Honda Element EX 2.4L ride VIN: 5J6YH285X4
customer coplaind of noise at slow speeds in parking lot-we test drove and found thst noise and vibration was like tire rubbing inner fender while parking -like a k turn we did check front end for looseness or binding tire are prioper size and not hitting
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L overheating VIN: KM8SB83D11
This vehicle came in on the hook with a blown upper rad tank. After replacing rad, running and checking fan operations, temp cut in etc,, everything seemed ok till I shut off the engine with key in hand. Engine was still running though dash was out and I belie... Trouble codes: P0134
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S3P
i just bought this vehicle previus owner said it only needs a fuel pump died on the highway put the pump in it still a no start. checkd for pressure, pulse and spark found nothing. had bad 30 amp maxi fuse engine control 1. replaced igniton switch and computer...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
No other codes fuel tirm ok no sign of running lean or coolant leaks or running rich. O2 start switching at same speed at cruise. Useing after market direct fix cat. Trouble codes: P0420
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L rotors VIN: SALPV1444W
We don't usually work on Land Rovers much. Customer came here with right front locked up and rear brakes locked up. Any ideas as to what may be causing this. Another shop said master cylinder may be bad.
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L front suspension VIN: JT8BH22F4T
need help from you lexus techies. this car makes a pop or crack noise from either the left or right front when that tire goes through a dip with some speed (like hitting a driveway). if you hit the dip at an angle you can hear a distinct sound from each front ...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1NLHM87AXY
Hi folks, thank you for your time and help on this LS. will be highly appreciated. We got this one from a local vehicle auction, I drives great at all speeds. shifts on time, etc. But at idle this vehicle surges like an old diesel, in idle in gear brake applie...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L pt and pw VIN: WDBFA68F3Y
Good afternoon, I have a mercedes 500sl with a power top that is stuck in the open position in the rear only;This car is also equiped with the retractable roll bar.The car came to me not running with the batt out of it and half the front bodysupport system dis...
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L blower VIN: 2MEFM75W93
Hi Everyone, This car is driving me crazy.The blower only works on high speed. This has electronic temp control. I replaced the blower speed contoller and blower motor. Same problem. I suspect the temp control panel. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank...
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4L No Start
Quick question for Mitsubishi Tech's out there. Got this Galant ES brought to me after having the engine wiring harness replaced due to fire. It's a no crank. When I go into the Immobilizer system with my Vedis, I get a code TP 17 read fail. I can't find that ... Trouble codes: TP17 (Read Fail)
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Spark VIN: JNICA21DXE
Attention Nissan Techs: I tested the compression and it is good, tested for fuel and it's good, tested for spark but no spark. The power and ground are good. No signal from computer to coil. I think it is a bad computer - just trying to make sure I am right.
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D53
has no injector pulse, no start. we found to begin with no spark and no injection. performed ecm pin out. found no ground to ignition coils (it was broken off intake. soldered new eyelet and cleaned mounting bong. found still has nothing. replaced ecm 23710-8...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L a/c compressor VIN: 1N4BA41E96
Calling all NISSAN techs!. Greetings to All. No power to a/c compressor. System full. If i unplug compressor & put 12v directly to it (with conn unplugged) blows ice cold! All fuses ck good. Performed on board self diagnosis. Found code 22- in vehicle sensor. ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Gauges/Lighting VIN: 1G3GS64C71
Help, we don't work on domestic. The boss took in this thing because we work on their imports and it seemed simple enough. Maybe it would be if we had info on it, we only have import info. Original complaint was for instruments dropping out intermitantly. Pull...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L radio VIN: 1G3NL52F13
customer brought car in with complaint of intermittent sound from radio including dinger for key in the ignition, door open etc. Display on radio still works when sound goes away. scanned for codes U1128, B1000, B1025, B1365. Radio was working, turned car off ...
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2002 Other European spyder 4.2L Rotors / Pads VIN: ZAMBB18AX2
Hi, To any Maserati guys out there. We have a customer with this Spyder that is complaining of a constant squeek from his front brakes. We inspected them and saw that there is at least 50% pad life left to them, but the rotors were very glased and had a deep o...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L instrument cluster VIN: 1G2NE52M3V
i have this grand am that as soon as the key is on the guages and lights flash on off needles go up and down,not in any rythmatic fashion,before i condem the instrument cluster,i was wondering if any other tech has come across the same problem,any help would g...
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1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L power door locks, power windows VIN: 1G2HX52K7X
we have this bonne in and it has a unique problem. when i got in and started vehicle, it cranked no problem but seemed to have an extended crank time before it started. once started it idled fine. because of my vertical challenge, i attempted to move the power...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L ac compressor VIN: WBAAM3330X
got the cluster back from bba and was told no problem found with cluster. installed cluster and customer reports no problems with a.c. so it must have had a bad connection and by removing and installing it-it fixed it.
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2007 BMW 530i 3.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: WBANE73587
Thank you Ronny, Dick, Alfred and Scott for your excellent information. It's frustrating to be one step away from completing a job and inadequately tooled. We referred this one to another shop. They tried to recode the EZL and concluded it was faulty. Scott wa...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1G6KD52BXR
Well Gene from Alabama had the correct answer. The transmission is from the wrong year of car.That is what makes the cruise control command to 100% and shut the injectors down. When we unplug the trans the car runs great. We specialize in electrical and do no... Trouble codes: 099 (Cruise control Applied).
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1995 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6ET1296S
Called Alldata & they pulled the information from old factory service manual. The "Idle Speed control Check" proceure is KOEO, Enter diagnostics & select PCM output cycling PO07; Does the plunger extend & retract? If yes, then start engine & enter diagnost...
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2002 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Axle seal VIN: 1G6KY54942
Thanks to all that replied, checked play in axle is loose does need bushing called trans. shop to schedule in and waiting on customer to o.k. again thanks to all. Phil
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1949 Chevrolet std 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KAA5703901
Thanks for all the help on this car! I replaced the pickup coil and also rerouted a wire from the alternator that ran right behind the distributor.I also found egr solenoid vac. lines hooked up wrong. After all these changes car runs fine. Trouble codes: 42 (est circuit).
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1993 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC39N2P
After talking to the customer again he said that he had to many things to do and couldn't bring the truck back before the post needed to be closed. I did re check for an o2 and their is not one any wear on the truck. This is a good customer and i Know he will ...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, black smoke VIN: 2GCFK29S5S
we replaced the injection pump and found that we still had low power, we unhooked the exhaust and the power came back os the poor runing also pulged up the exhaust. Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor input high).
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2000 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L cruise VIN: 1GNDX03E54
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU THAT REPLIED. THIS WAS A VERY SIMPLE BUT COMPLICATED ONE. I NEVER WOULD HAVE THOUGHT A BRAKE LIGHT BULB WOULD CAUSE THE CRUISE NOT TO WORK. PASS SIDE BREAK LIGHT WAS OUT. REPLACED BULB AND ALL IS WELL. THANK AGAIN TO ALL OF YOU WHO TO...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L fuel gauge VIN: 3GNGK26U62
tHANKS FOR THE HELP. AFTER MEASURING RESISTANCE VALUES AT COMPUTER FOUND REAR SENDING UNIT LOOKING LIKE THE CULPRIT. WHEN GAUGE READING EMPTY AND LOW FUEL THEN WHEN CUSTOMER FILLS THE TANK AND GAUGE READS 3/4 AND NO LOW FUEL REAR RESISTANCE ONLY AT REAR TANK D...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L abs VIN: 1G1NE52J52
Well I did find out that the ecbm was bad. I did not back probe at the connector i used a wire piercing device. The customer chose to drive the vehicle as is due to the price of the fix. Thanks to all those who helped with thier respones.
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2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Instrument lights on VIN: IGCCS14H73
Hello, No Luck with Ignition switch.We Took It Apart to make sure it Was installed correctly and It Was. The customer is Taking it To the dealer where his friend works To try A bcm. I wasnt getting paid for This One and didnt want To spend to Much of the sh...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16Z53
Repaired ground on back of cyl. head wire was broke 3-6 in. in the harness. and replaced pcm. thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P1518.
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L ebcm/wheel sensor VIN: 2G1WF52E85
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was in the wiring about a foot or so encased in the wire casing. Replaced sensor wire and took care of the problem. When i was testing the wire I was getting good readings but the problem was an intermittent so [...] mus...
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1992 Chrysler LeBaron LX 3.0L chimes VIN: 1C3XU5539N
Thanks to all that responded, It was indeed a door ajar problem caused by body flex of this older convertible installed new switch and let customer know it could probably happen again due to the flexing of the car setting the switch in deeper than it sh...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Oil pressure VIN: 3C8FY4BB01
Thanks for all of the help. I replaced the oil pressure sensor which was also leaking and the car is fixed.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF26651
Hello,sorry it took me so long to update this request. So far everybody says this engine should work with this camshaft. I did talk to a Dodge tech & he says they had 2 differant cams for this year model. So am going to try putting a crank sensor in this engin... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Hesitation VIN: 2B3HD46RX4
Well, a big thanks to all that replied. Donald nailed it. Aftermarket O2 sensors were the problem. I did have Bosch O2 sensors on the car. That thought had ocurred to me, but where it was a problem only when the car was cold, I didn't think O2 sensors would af...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L air bag light VIN: 3D7KR26D35
new air bag switch fixed it. Thanks for all the replies
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Surge, rough on accel, VIN: 3D7LS38C45
As most replied I had an injector problem, Thanks to all who replied on this. You guys are a big help when a fellow tech is less schooled on certain issues.
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTJS34G5R
as it turns out we performed a cylinder leak down test and found one exhaust and more importantly one intake valve burned and leaking not enough to effect a coempression test but enough to give us a pulse with a vacuum gauge hooked to the intake at idle,also w...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G4R
Ok guys, thanks for all the replies. I must say sorry that my statement did confuse some of you. The emission reading was out from the report for 2 speed/idle test. In manual mode, the HC and CO were high once the misfire occurred. This one it did sound like ...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6530S
found leaky spark plug wires on the spark plug end. they ohmed good but just cause i was having so much troule i wrapped them in black tape and instant cure. Replaced wires and life is good again Thanks for all the help Trouble codes: 172 (o2 not switching), 336 (exhaust back pressure high).
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP653XS
Found fuel lines full of something other than gas. (we don't know what it is) we removed fuel tank and cleaned lines and tank.
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L failed emmisions VIN: 1FTHF25H2T
Most of you were stating the open loop status is normal at Idle . Also stated that just off Idle It goes closed loop. Fuel pressure was correct and every thing else was good. The cat was the only thing left. Replaced and all is well. hC 25ppm and co at o%. per...
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU35PXX
Ok so my time with this one is up and I have yet to get it fixed.Heres where Im at.Cel on every third to forth road test w/p0340 code stored.I have already replaced the cam sensor and housing using the prescribed procedure using the installation tool that came... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F5Y
Well first of all thanks to all that helped. After installing the second pump it seems that the tech did not torqe the front pump gear to specs and caused the a whole new problem. After chasing our tail for a few days we finaly found the problem. Torqed the pu... Trouble codes: P1212.
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU02181
Customer returned for further testing. Same DTCs set. Retested the circuts and HO2S. All tested good. Checked for front HO2S wire chafing as suggested in replies. None found. Recommended replace PCM, program, and re-learn PATS to customer. Customer declined fu... Trouble codes: P0135 (Heater ckt. B1S1 HO2S), P0155 (Heater ckt. B2S1 HO2S).
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP34312
I want to start off by saying "Thank You" to everyone that sent in a reply. As we dove deeper into this vehicle, the story about what happened before it came to us, had as many surprises as a Stephen King novel. The oversize wheels and tires were put on over t...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56P63
Oh Boy! Thank you, everybody for your help. Things like this make the membership fee of this site seem inconsequential and insignificant! The help I received is awe-inspiring! Anyway, down to the nitty-gritty: Apparantly whenever you crank this truck for any e... Trouble codes: P2614 (cam sensor), P2617 (crank sensor).
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L vibration VIN: 2FMZA51433
I flushed the transmission using synthetic fluid and BG additive. The condition is greatly improved and acceptable to the customer. I believe the convertor shudder combined with out of round tires threw us a curve initialy.
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L electrical VIN: 1ZVFT84NX5
thx to all who replied i was able to isolate the draw to be the radio/cd player. if the vehicle was shut off with the radio still, on it would show a draw on the system after the 45 mins allowed for module shut down. if i restarted vehicle turned of radio t...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FBSS31L66
Sorry for the delay in closing. Definetly had a problem with the fuel pump. Also had a bad cat that had been replaced by an independant muffler shop. I have found that these aftermarket cats are not always the best. I also kept getting codes for the fuel press... Trouble codes: P061B.
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2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 3FAHP08166
Well guys, not a lot of good info to pass on. We suspected variable valve timing tensioner jammed from sludge in engine. 10 hours to change tensioners, 15 hours to swap engine!! Installed good used engine (only 15K) and vehicle out of here. Will tear down engi... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6), P0316 (Misfire on start up).
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1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GTFG25M6W
THE PCM THE SALVAGE YARD SENT ME WAS OUT OF AN S-10 P/U . SEEMED MORE BEAT UP THAN THE ONE I HAD . I TOOK ALEK'S ADVICE AND CALLED NAPA . THEY HAD ONE FOR ABOUT 1/3 THE PRICE . I GAVE THEM THE VIN AND THEY FLASHED IT . ALL I HAD TO DO WAS PASS-KEY RELEARN AN...
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2006 GMC Canyon SLE 2.8L wipers VIN: 1GTCS14896
ok, I went the the gut feeling of the BCM... replaced unit and had it programmed...BINGO we now have control of the system. This system has no circuit board on the motor.. it is just a 2 speed motor with a park output to the BCM...Thanks to everyone who took ...
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1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Drive-axles VIN: 2HGEJ864XW
Empi axles were minus the vibration dampner on the factory axles. Replaced the axles with the oem application and the problem is gone.
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2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L ignition lock cylinder VIN: 2HKYF186X3
TECH SUGGESTED ZIP TIE THE IMOBILIZER TO ELECTRICAL SWITCH SO YOU WOULD NOT HAVE TO TAKE TO DEALER FOR REPROGRAMING. IT WORKED. WE WAS ABLE TO KEEP VEHICLE IN SHOP WITHOUT TAKING TO DEALER. THANKS FOR THE GREAT TIP. JOHNNY-SERVICE MGR.
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2003 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHHEP33513
Compression test verified vacuum problem.0 compression cylinder #4 .Removed valve cover and found small intake valve spring top retainer cracked in half and valve top is not there although never heard any engine noise.Valve must be stuck in the head?Customer ... Trouble codes: P0134, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P1259.
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2005 Honda Element EX 2.4L possible seal problem VIN: 5J6YH286X5
Thanks to all who replied, we sorted out the cause of the noise. It was coming from the top of the windshield, I could change the pitch of the sound by pushing on the windshield right by the rearview mirror. There are no water leaks, but there is a rubber/pl...
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