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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Turbo exploded VIN: WAUED24B2Y
My question is for all of you outstanding Audi techs out there. Is it completely necessary to remove the engine to replace the turbos on this vehicle? It is my mothers car and I will do whatever I need to but any advice would be helpful and appreciated.
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L Clutch engagement VIN: WBSBL92070
After new clutch was fitted,car bunny hops and harsh engagement of clutch from standing. feels like clutch engageing too quickly and car reclutches harshly again.no fault codes present.Tried restting clutch curve point and adpations on i scan 11 scanner to no ...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB33563
Guys, we're going to do the intake front plate reseal and the crankcase ventilation valve (rear plate) on this X5 4.4L Question: does the intake have to be removed? we've done some of the 7 series and 5 series but never the X5. Thanks in advance for the experi...
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1989 Cadillac Brougham 5.0L Charging VIN: 1G60W51Y5K
This one has got me questioning my abilities as a mechanic. Vehicle came in with complaint of the battery dying. I did a battery test, came up dead and wouldn't hold a charge. Jumped off and tested alternator. Found alternator not charging. Naturally, Replaced...
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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Left Side Sec Timing Chain
Howdy there everyone. Wha tI have here is a very weird 2005 Cad CTS with the 3.6 engine. Came in to the shop with a severe misfire, spittin and sputtering, and hardly any power. Hooked up trusty ol' scanner and found cam sensor codes for the left bank of cylin...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22R4R
good day, we have a 94 camaro with 5.7 v8 setting code 29 for a.i.r. pump and blowing fuse. there is not much info on this system and the wiring diagrams are sketchy at best. it appears the diverter valve is internal... theory in mitchell says the pcm may cont... Trouble codes: 29 (air)
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1G1YY22POS
Hope someone has ran into this problem before. I have replaced dist. with an Accel opti spark unit. Now vehicle spark knocks under acceleration, It may sound obvious but I do not want to replace this dist. If these are proven to be good dist.Has any one had an...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L stub shaft VIN: 1G1JC1247V
I am replacing the left axle seal in this car and it has a stub shaft that comes out about an inch. I have yet to find a tool that is capable of grabbing the splined shaft to remove it. Has anyone ran into this before? Any help will be greatly appreciated!!!
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2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GBGC24R5Y
After replacing the cylinder heads on this truck it will not run properly. misfire data shows miss on cylinders #1 and #2. There is a misfire (at idle) of less than 50 on #1 and around 180 on #2 cylinder. When rpm is increased to about 2000 rpm #1 cylinder goe...
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2004 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNEL19X24
This Astro Van is from a used car dealer at slow speed ABS false activation develope,I replased front and rear rotors and pads AC Delco parts,but I still have the problem there is no ABS light or codes,there is signal coming from front right and left HUB.Thank...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L trans fluid VIN: 2C3JA63H85
We brought this car in for tranny flush and found out we needed to know tranny temp. We hooked up our DRBIII to this car and a warning came up that we needed a STAR scan tool. We hooked up the Auto Inginuity and it would not communicate with tcm. Can anyone te...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3B7HF12Y5W
truck came in for a clutch replacement. had ses light on for code 351 and 1391. truck seemed to run ok. after installation of a new clutch and flywheel, truck runs poorly on acceleration and tach will seem to jump around. codes are still present. we did notice... Trouble codes: 351 (ignition circuit), 1391 (cam and crank signal sync)
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L compression VIN: 1B4HS8N5YF
Customer brought us this veh immediately after completing engine replacement. Engine will not idle at all, but does seem to have OK power, but obviously misfiring wildly. Looking at misfire counters, bank 2 is perfect zeros. Bank 1 racks them up on all cylinde...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GP44372
vehicle came in with a mil lamp on and cutting out on accel. code p1391. replaced crank sensor vehicle would not start-no spark thru our genisys manualy fired coils 1&3 wouldnot fire #2 checked wireing from comp to coil pack-ok. replaced pcm and coil pack-vehi... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittet loss of cam or crank sensor)
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L goes into limp mode VIN: 1D7HA16K14
Truck came in with a no shift condition , hooked up scanner and it has a code of P0755 . It says solenoid circuit problem .Scanner dosent give a lot of info so im kind of clueless . I look in my alldata but it only goes up to 03 . Im just trying to find some k...
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1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP6537S
hello 95 2.0 auto here. Swapped out trans and I finally got it running but it runs rough and wants to stall out. Feels like its getting to much fuel because I can feel it getting in my eyes when I'm leaning over the motor. I believe I am am getting a tp code 1... Trouble codes: 167 (insufficient throttle position change during dynamic reponse test)
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L theft light VIN: 2FTZX1723X
Hi, got this f-150 change de dash because the fuel cut off switch burn so burn the dash and now the theft light is on and truck run find the battery was unplug for a week same cluster fuses all good cannot go in the pats system with my genesis scanner did some...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FTRW08L82
customer complained of head lights not turning off, found #6 fuse in underhood junction block blown replaced fuse , blows when getting to marker light click on switch removed all bulbs (none work) does not look like truck has been in an accident but i am getti...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31L04
I am working on this one over the phone.I know it's impossible but here goes: Customer replaced the under valve cover harness on both sides and the glow plug relay due to engine miss and hard start when cold.He says it was hard to start after repair but it sta...
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1995 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GKCS13W55
1995 GMC Jimmy, 4.3 L Vin "W" Spider type fuel injection. Customer complaint: Running rough and cutting out cold or hot. My problem is that after performing all of the below, I still have a RICH condition and no O2 activity at idle. I have removed every sys...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGC13U73
Customer complains of int. reduced engine power and mil on. Check for history and found 3 codes. Tried to verify the problem was unable to duplicate problem at this time. Seen tsb for loose ground. I checked the ground 103 and 104 it was at german specs good... Trouble codes: P0220, P1518, P2135
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1860Y
Hello, I have a evaporative code p1456 I have replaced the following with factory parts, Honda gas cap, replace two way valve , and bypass solenoid. The two way valve , seems to work for three weeks with about 1000 miles driving, Install bypass solenoid and ro...
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1992 Jaguar Vanden Plas Majestic 4.0L Power Steering Pump VIN: SAJMY1746N
This vehicle had a leaky power steering pump and the steering rack was leaking as well when it came into our shop. I replaced the power steering pump & rack. The power steering pump runs off a drive gear behind the front timing cover. Alldata states the system...
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2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Scan Tool VIN: SAJWA01T55
Hello all of you wonderful Jaguar Techs! This should be a simple post for you to answer. Other than the factory scan equipment, what do you use or recommend for diagnostic equipment. I would like to access air bag, body, abs, powertrain, bi-directional capabi...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Turn signals VIN: 1J4EX58S8T
This Jeep landed in my lap and I just don't understand it per alldata's wiring diagrams I have all the correct signals and grounds but still don't have turn signals. The Hazard lights work but no turn signals as stated have replaced multi-function switch and f...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 123NOTVIN1
client brings in jeep and has a complaint of a miss at idle..chked found oil and water mix..told client could be cause of miss and the gasket needs to be replaced anyway..after head was taken off told client further diag was needed to determine cause of miss.....
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L rear brake lockup VIN: 1J8HR58N85
Hi Gang Got a nice one here, rear brakes lockup and release intermittently 4 or 5 times in a row then will drive 1 mile or so till it happens again with out touching the brake pedal,then ABS lights up giving a code C1032 RR whl spd signal Erratic performance...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Unknown VIN: KNAFB12132
Customer complains that on fist start of the day transmission won't upshift. Also states that speedometer is inoperative at the same time. My road test this AM showed an irregular speedo function initially but trans shifted OK. There was a flare on the first 2...
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1996 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C9T
This vehicle is driving us crazy drove 30 miles and caught light flash 7 times then on solid. But the funny thing is you couldn't feel any missfire what so ever. when vehicle first arrived at my shop i pulled a pending code and history code p0300 and p0304. th... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0302, P0303
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Automatic Transmission VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Car was towed in from a trans shop after an overhaul. I replaced the rear bank cam sensor, which resolved that code. I replaced the connector on the turbine speed sensor, which resolved that code. However, when the trans is shifted to reverse from an idle, a n...
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2002 Other European Vanguish 5.9L Unknown VIN: SCFAC23372
To anyone with the knowledge on this topic. I have this Vanquish, that has been in an accident in the front end. We have put it back together but cannot start it because it is locked in 1st gear and will not go into neutral. I know these cars have had problems...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WK52J73
The customer drove it in and I drove it into the shop. It had these six codes, but was running great. After a day of starting, and monitoring PID's it started acting up on a more regular interval. I have good solid 5 volt Referance when I check at each compone... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP Circuit Low), P0452 (Evap Pressure Signal Low), P0462 (Fuel Level Sen. Low Volt or Short), P1122 (TP Cir. Int. Low), P1635 (5 Volt Ref. Cir A Low), P1639 (5 Volt Ref Low TCM A/O Fault)
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2005 Renault Scenic 2.0L Rear Caliper Pistons VIN: VF1JM0U063
This Renault Scenic vehicle has an automatic braking system.After exhaustive attempts am unable to find service literature on it.Apparently it applies its own brakes when you stop or cut the engine.In trying to replace the rear brake pads have disabled auto br...
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2001 Saturn SL2 1.9L starting VIN: 1G8ZJ52771
Here is a 01" saturn sc2 that came in here with a start and die problem. security light blinks for four or five seconds and then stays on solid. I have tested the serial data line for shorts or high resistance and it all checks out fine. there is a u1000 commu...
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2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ52F25
vehicle has no spark on 2 and 3. replaced coil and module with no results. using longer spark plug wires to connect scope, we find no spark on #2 & #3. probing driver from ecu we see the same pattern for #1 & #4 white wire to be the same as #2& #3 orange wire ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L fuel fill VIN: 5TDZT34A64
Hi Toyota Techs, We have a Sequoia in that the client is having problems filling fuel tank. Client says she has to fill tank very slowly or gas pump kicks off. There are no evap codes and no obvious signs of damage to tank, fill pipe, or hoses. Has anyone out...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGG83A1T
Help from the VW techs out there, my mitchell system doen't give me any info on these codes, tells me what they are but no specs, pinpoint tests etc. VAG codes are 00550, 00519, 00575. This cust adopted the car from a son that went overseas so doesn't really k... Trouble codes: 00550 (start of injection deviation), 00519 (MAP sensor short with power), 00575 (MAP sensor deviation intermitent)
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Blower motor VIN: 3VWSA29MXX
Hi all, thanks for your time. Got a 99 Jetta with no blower operation. I pulled the control and All-Data shows a Black/Red feed for the fan switch(as near as I can figure...German schematics and all...). The only hot wire I have coming into the back of my cont...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWDD21C01
After replacing the alternator on this Beetle this car would crank and almpost start.It seemed to be flooded and would occasionally start and run on one or two cylinders just enough to not die. While cranking it smelled flooded and would not start no matter wh...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L reverse 2-3 shift VIN: WVWSP61J02
no reverse, harsh up-shift between 2-3. no diagnostic codes stored in ecm or tcm
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2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Bent Valves...Again VIN: 9BWDE61J12
A little about the way the timing belt is set up on this car: the crankshaft drives the belt which drives the exhaust cam. There is a timing chain driven by the exhaust cam that drives the intake cam. Vehicle originally came in with a "thrown" timing belt. Th...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L stays in third gear ( limp mode) VIN: 3VWSK69M01
This vehicle came in because it had a check engine light on. I scanned the vehicle using the VAG-COM scanning sofware found DTC P0606 internal ECM problem. The ECM was replaced with new one. No more codes were found. However check engine stayed on but no codes...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5572W
This vehicle was towed in for a no start. There is no spark and the fuel injector pulse blinks twice and then there is none. After clearing the trouble code it comes back right away when cranking the engine. One thing that has me concerned is that there is no ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 Volvo S70 2.4L 2-3 VIN: YV1LS61JXY
The car came in with no problems just wanted trans oil changed. after changing oil the trans. shifts 1st to 2nd fine but 2nd to 3rd shift not engaging it spins freely unil you let off the throttle then it shiifts and stays in unless you hit passing gear then i...
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2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1SW53D21
Hi all techs, we are in the process to replace engine, the original engine is 2.3 turbo ( VIN 7/8=53), and the engine available to us is 2.4 turbo ( VIN7/8=58). I wonder if it is possible to used 2.4 engine in place of 2.3 turbo and what modification needed? ,...
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1997 Acura CL 3.0L Electronic VIN: 19UYA225XV
thanks to everybody who responded. ended up being a loose connection at the two solenoid pack on top of the transmission at the connector.
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2004 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HNYD18674
Many thanks to Steve and Dave who pointed ou that the condition was a torque convertor shudder. Thanks again!!!
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4CW52K4X
hi guys, thanks for all the replies. sorry it took me so long to post the fix. an ignition module fixed the misfire. i still cant figure why i have no misfire counters but, the car is running well and the customer is happy. thanks again, bill b
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CT53B7P
It's done, TG... If you want to skip the story and read the fix, scroll to the bottom, but then you miss the good stuff! I knew I was overlooking something and it is no surprise that it was something simple, If only I had looked there first. Like the analogy ... Trouble codes: 52 (Memory Reset).
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1966 Chevrolet chevy 11 383CID paint VIN: 115376N130
Thanks to everyone who took the time to read my request. Robert sent me a web address [paintcodes.net/chevy-paint-codes-1966.html] that has all the GM and ppg codes for all years, Paint is on the way. Thanks again to all
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L A/C compressor VIN: 1G1JF5249Y
Many thanks to all those who replied. I'm feeling pretty stupid right now for overlooking this. It was indeed the cooling fan. I guess when you have your head down for so long it's easy to overlook the basics. Thanks again to everyone for the quick and accurat...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14W8Y
Thanks to all who responded.This sucker is fixed! Well, the voltage was a weak battery with a bad connection. I charged it and cleaned the terminals, voltage now good but still no spark. It needed a ICM, replaced it and all is well.
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H4V
We finally figured this one out and found the intermittent poor running and return of the same trouble codes for "loss of cam signal at pcm" was due to wire shorts in the main harness. We found the power feed to the alternator shorted inside the harness with ... Trouble codes: P0340 (no cam signal at pcm), P1391 (intermittent cam signal loss).
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2C3HD56F6V
thank you all for your time. thomas hit it on the head--evap core temp switch/thermistor was reading 3.6 volts on scanner, we had no read out of temperature on our modis, replaced , all is well, thank you again
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L pcm VIN: 3C8FY4BB21
My PT data issue has been solved. The customer's only complaint had been no AC, my problem is the fact that I had no data to view and thus could no see pids such as ac request and clutch control . The fact that I could get engine codes but no data you may have...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Rack VIN: 3L8FY44BB5
Thanks for the replies. After talking with the parts supplier who sold us the rack 2 years ago, they said they would warrenty it if it was bad. The customer approved the bushings and the rack labor. I put the bushings in and put it together due to the rack on ...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B13
Both the crank and cam sensor were replaced with OEM parts. The crank sensor was the same as the aftermarket it replaced, but the camshaft sensor was a different manufacture. Since this problem took 3 months to develop with the "defective" aftermarket parts,... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L headlights/cluster VIN: 1C4GP45R85
Thank you for the replies. The front control module problems were in the early RS vehicles, and the panel dimming comes from the headlight switch, not the multifunction switch. I do not have access to the vehicle to check the cooling fans, if they are covere...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Exterior lights VIN: 3AFY48B06T
First special thanks to rcar666 & not2sa for taking out the time to send me the information I needed. All the wiring for the lights run to a unit called the totally integrated power module which is an intregal part of the underhood fuse panel. I have seen thes...
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1991 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2B7KB31Z7L
Thanks to all for the help as always good help ful infomation. Iwent back and ohmed th injectors they were both exactly the same hot or cold restarted and was going to check the amp draw on each and it was plain as day the drivers side injector would not keep ...
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1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H6W
The 12v feed from the ASD relay to the o2 sensors, pcm and several other things was shorted to ground. It looks like the o2 shorted out and shorted PCM also.The customer doesnt want to spend any more money on this car so off on a hook it goes. Thanks for all t...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L engine VIN: 1B7GG22N41
the engine has exhaust in the radiator. we found this by using a cooling system test kit offered by NAPA #700-1006. thanks to the mechanic that told me to check for hydracarbons in radiator. this was new to me i suspected a head gasket but was no sure. replaci...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1D4GP25R45
well this one was a simple case of search and find ...lol yes the power supplies to the body module were the problem checked the wiring schematics located all the power and grounds and sure enough one of the power supplys was missing ...followed it back thro...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMPU16LX1
Still looking for a 2000 or 2001 engine. Evidently the basic short block will fit from 97-03 but there were so many external component and cylinder head/manifold changes between 01 and 02 that Ford says it's impractical to try and use a complete engine from an...
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2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L11
Thanks to everyone who helped me. I removed right bank injectors and cleaned the inlet ports. Re-ran the motovac with a higher solution in it and so far ok...thanks john Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean).
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2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S86
thanks for all the replies, turns out direct cause of the mil light was the k and n filter. oil had contaminated maf sensor creating rich condition. i cleaned maf sensor, replaced air filter with oem reset pcm and road tested monitorung o2 sensors, both switch... Trouble codes: P2195, P2197.
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1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L front axle VIN: 1GTHK33F7W
Thanks for the help every one! This is a manual shift transfer with the new design actuator from the factory in a late 1998 truck. I found the actuator wires burnt behind the starter, I repaired the wires-still not working all the time. the front axle would lo...
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1998 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L noise VIN: 1GDKC34F5W
The clutch turned out to be a heavy duty aftermarket version that has only a single set of heavy springs in the clutch disc. I suspect that this disc was rattling substantially as the remainder of the parts everyone suggested all turned out to be no trouble fo...
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W6X
AFTER ALL THE TROUBLE , END UP A DEFECTIVE PURGE VALVE SOLENOID WHICH WAS A BRAND NEW WE BOUGHT IT FROM HONDA DEALER, WE ORDER ANOTHER ONE PUT IT ON DROVE THE VEHICLE, ALL MONITER ARE READY NOW & SO FAR SO GOOD. THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED & HELPED US IN THIS IS... Trouble codes: 440 (Evap Leak).
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16554
Thanks a Lot: The car has a security system and somebody took the power for the alarm from the fuse# 4.Sometimes the car was out of power to the O2 Sensor( 12 volts O2 heater). I Did not realize it before but when I saw an e-mail asking to check the power to t... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2S no activity), P0141.
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2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5NPEU46F57
Thank you for all your replies. This was one of the easiest out the bottom engines I've ever done. It looks much more difficult then it ends up being. A table would've been nice, but the jack stands worked fine. The dealer had said there was no oil in it ...
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L a/c Clutch Relay VIN: JNRAR05Y6X
We were skeptical about the ECM because it is not connected directly to the burned-up A/C clutch. It is only connected to the a/c clutch relay coil, so how could it get damaged. The relay is fine. A factory reman ECM fixed this one. Thank you to everyone w...
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L delayed start VIN: SAJPX114XS
A lot to be learned from this one for shops in general, but especially if you see lots of X300 XJ40s three years worth of cars like we do. First though, much appreciation to James for the big FAX, as well as James and Bob for giving the matter serious tho... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor missing or implausible).
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1994 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4FY19P8R
thanks everyone, it was timimg and the flywheel trgger notches where in wrong position.After market flywheel was in jeep.
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L compressor pulley bearing VIN: 1J4GK58K33
We ended up rerouting a smaller belt to bypass the ac comp. (as per request by the owner). My next approach would have been to replace clutch/pulley/coil along with a tensioner. Then recheck ac operation including voltage and groung to the coil. One other thin...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L fan VIN: JT8VK13T4P
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVICE, I WENT BACK TO THE CAR AND WENT STEP BY STEP CHECKING VOLTAGE DROPS AND SENSORS RESISTANCE, I FOUND THAT THE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR WAS NOT TO SPECIFICATIONS AFTER I RUN THE TEST SO I REPLACED IT AND PROBLEM FIX. THANK YOU ALL FO...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L vario roof VIN: WDBKK65F02
I failed to mention in the update that along with the roof unlocking and the rear windows going down, the rear lid would unlock and raise slightly then stop while the pump was still running. Turns out the tubular frame uprights were contacting the crash lock o...
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Engine VIN: 2MEFM75W7X
Thanks to all 20 techs who responded. Several responses indicated that a bent rod was likely from being hydrolocked. The plastic manifold has many leak problems and was subject to a silent recall by Ford. Ford has service bulletins for the condition of the hea...
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2005 Nissan Frontier Nismo Off-Road 4.0L Stall VIN: 1NGAD07U55
K I S S, SOMEBODY NEEDS TO TELL ME TO START WITH THE BASICS. THE HIGH TRIMS WERE DUE TO A SUBSTANCIAL VACUME LEAK THAT I HAD HEARD BUT THOUGHT WAS THE AIR INTAKE, AT THE FILTER HOUSING. WRONG. BRAKE BOOSTER LEAK!! REPLACE BOOSTER & TRIMS ARE FEELING A WHOLE LO...
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Ignition VIN: 1G2WJ14T8N
Hey everybody,it took three days to figure this one out,turns out the wire harness from module to crank sensor the female connector to the crank sensor was swedged out slightly and giving an intermittant connection to the module from the crank sensor,a little ...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L flasher VIN: 1G2NE52F64
Thank you to all who replied. I got a multi function switch and put in it. That fixed it. Thanks again, Jerry
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L lifters VIN: 2G2WR524X4
Thank you from all the replies. Tride engine clear with no chang. Removed lower intake. Didn't find any sludge. Did find all lifter stuck at 1/2 to 3/4 stroke. Replaced all lifters. Have been driving the car for about 2 weeks now. I will call this one fixed. I...
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2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L Safety VIN: WP1AC29P86
Well, the car is fixed, but not by us. Thank you Sevan for your thoughts, you are always a wealth of information. I don't know where you find the time to respond. The only thing we disturbed were the rear tires. we install new rear sensors as goodwill, but th...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 4T1SK12W3S
Hi Guys, I'm going to close this one. Other than the one time vehicle acted up there were no further ocurrences. We dropped the pan replaced the filter and fluid and inspected for metal, damaged wiring, solenoid issues etc...npn.. fluid was a little dark but ...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E33
I installed the 360 cat and the car promptly ran the monitor,it has passed it's emission test and the code has not returned.I'm not sure why Toyota still offers the original cat unless they just want the money(nah-that can't be);this car had been flashed befor... Trouble codes: P0420.
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