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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Surge, MIL Lamp on
PLEASE HELP!! This car has been in my garage at home for almost two weeks. This guy installed his own radiator and literally the next day called me and said he needed ECM. I asked who he knew that was even capable of properly diagnosing an ECM, and he said his... Trouble codes: P1607 (ECM internal short), P1381 (Cylinder Position Sensor - Intermittent interuption)
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2001 Acura TL 3.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 19UUA56751
Hi guys, I need help on this TL. Vehicle comes in with CEL, above transmission codes recorded. I am trying to figure out if this is mechanical problem or electrical. The problem(s) is intermittant, customer states it happens after vehicle been driven for some ...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3330X
A/c compressor comes on intermintently. If compressor does not come on, I can cycle the key and 90% of the time it will come on. The ambient air temperature sensor is working fine. When compressor is on your can turn the A/C off and compressor will still run. ...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63452
code po1093 occurs every other drive cycle. car runs perfect.o2 sensors ,air mass meter and crankcase breather replaced. fuel trim is 3.1 on both banks. i am not sure what this code relates to as far as correction time. anybody seen this before ? any help woul... Trouble codes: 1093 (controller correction time)
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L lcd display VIN: WBADT43402
the BC button on the turn signal lever does not work. does anybody know how to test the switch as ive looked all over alldata and it doesnt show me anything. ive tested continuity to ground on all the pins at the turn signal switch and got none. yel/red wire a...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L BC button inop VIN: WBADT43402
the BC button on the turn signal lever does not work to change the menu on lcd display..any known problems with this circuit? common problems? does anybody know how to test the switch as ive looked all overalldata and it doesnt show me anything. ive testedcont...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L power loss on accel. VIN: 2G4WF5219X
Hello all; I have this supercharged Regal that came in with a flashing Mil, and an obvious misfire. Found several spark plugs with carbon tracking down the sides. Replaced plugs and wires (ac delco irridum). Now idels and drives great until you try a harder th... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L cluster VIN: 1G6KD54Y5X
customer complaint digital dash blanks out. when you put left turn signal on cluster goes blank.with left blinker on and you put headlights on dash comes back to life. also hvac system comes on by itself intermitently. also varius warnings flash on ip air bag ...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GN45379ID
hello fellow techs... thx in advance...here we go... i did motor & tranny swap in this deville... it starts 1/2 second only ... crank the hell out of it runs 4 a minute or so then stalls... when running revees up nice...seems decent otherwise...its setting cod...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Clutch VIN: 124D982399
Still having trouble with this S-10. Drives fine when cold buy when hot, shiftiing is difficult, and reverse grinds. Not fully disengaging All new components and bled fine as far as i can tell. Pumping clutch pedal does nothing? Thanks Guys!
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L abs lights VIN: 2G1WN52M7S
customer states he has replaced steering column ??? also the a b s control module scaned system at shop other than emmisions... no codes present vehicle says it has not been wrecked at any rate...check body grounds no problems present.. before we go any fu...
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L a/c VIN: 1G1YY32P9S
the usual a/c service did not improve cooling, after evac and service had same results. Then pinching heater hose began to cool really good. Blend door is operating but door is not closing completely. I realize that I will have to go in to locate issue. Just w...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF55E31
Thank you in advance for your help! I have an Impala here cranks but will not start. Runs on carb spray, I have 55 psi fuel pressure, but dosen't have very good volume? (not sure) No codes in BCM & no security light. It does have P1189c Oil pressure ckt. I al... Trouble codes: P189
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 2GCK19T7Y1
Thanks in advance for you time. Truck when started cold will stumble as you step on throtle feels like has no fuel but you can throtle past the stumble and you can only get it to act up for the first 15-30 seconds then seems fine. I have watched scan tool when...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 2GCEC19W61
customer came in with a stumble or a hesitation at steady drive and at accel. found bulliten for timing chain too loose causeing same problem. change timing chain,gears,and tensioner. fix it for a day. change crank sensor better but not fix still does same thi... Trouble codes: P0335 (not detecting crank singal for three seconds)
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L traction control system VIN: 2G1WH55K52
Hello everybody. We have this Chevy Impala in our bay with a Traction Control light on. It originaly was a history code every time we went to check it out. Now it has became a current code and the customer wants to deal with it. We pulled the code (1218 - Mot...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16Z82
Any help appreciated. My technician is stumped. Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHK23163
gm diesel has been quiet and good on gas when first bought. after injectors went out and was warrantied by dealer a year ago. truck sounds more like a diesel unlike before. gas mileage has gone down and engine oil doesnt turn black at all. oil looks like its b...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L ignition switch VIN: 1GNCS18X14
Hey guys i need some help with a 2004 blazer.It will intermentenly when you shift the car from drive to park the key will not turn all the way off.This problem rarely happens once every 10-12 times you drive the car with several shifts from drive to park.Any h...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H8Y
Car originally towed in running rough and stalling. Scan computer and code PO1391 loss of cam/crank. Loss of spark at cylinder 1 and 4, tachometer erratic when car goes into fit. We know there are a lot of problems with the distributors, test cam signal from t... Trouble codes: 1391 (Loss of cam/crank signal)
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine noise VIN: 3C4FY48B52
auto had two burnt valves, replaced valves new rings , bearings. Started runs good, had engine noise. replaced baLANCE SHAFTS CHAIN GUIDES. started was guiet for a while. then started making rattling noise again. check oil presure again still very good. sounds...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L highside pressure VIN: 3C4FY58B74
PT Cruiser came in ac not blowing cold. The lowside pressure was between 50 to 60psi. The highside max's out about 500psi. The fan does not come on but the pressure takes about 15 to 20 seconds to get that high. After replacing the orifice tube, drier, and cle...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL65RX4
koeo check engine light flashes ten time exactly, long and short term trims on bank 1 only both climbed down to -30. initial startup to 30 seconds runs fine, after that fuel trims drop and misfires on all bank 1 cylinders begin to show up. bank 2 shows fine, n... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire detected), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected)
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44R25
This van came in with an EGR position sensor code (hard fault) and an intermittent PO138 O2 sensor code. We replaced the O2 sensor and the EGR assembly. The EGR problem is solved but it keeps resetting the PO138 code. We replaced the sensor a second time and i... Trouble codes: P0138
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L shift VIN: 1B7GL23XXT
hey everyone this vehicle is my own so i dont get a lot of time on it. i replaced the bearing on the overdrive unit because of noise. put back together and wouldnt shift, pulled apart again to make sure plunger was in. put back together and still no shift. hoo...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L overdrive VIN: 3B7HF13Y6W
This truck has a problem getting into and staying in overdrive. the ecm is commanding od on and off very rapidly. my govenor pressure is exactly what the ecm is commanding but is not equal to the vehicle speed, it is too low. everything that tells the ecm the ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Hesitation VIN: 1B7GG22NXY
P1716 Transmission Problem while Accelerating when Hot 2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7 L Automatic 4-Speed, 4x4 Customer complained of no power when trying to pass above 70mph on freeway. I test drove and could feel hesitation/surging and believed it may be a sensor b... Trouble codes: P1716 (Bus Communication Problem ECM to TCM)
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 1D4GP25R74
Vehicle towed to shop. Customer complained engine light flashing - stalled out on side of road and won't restart. Towed to shop and starts and idles OK. Scanned for codes P0129, P0335, P0340. Erased codes and test drive. Codes did not return in 20 km. Test dro... Trouble codes: P0129, P0335 (crankshaft position circuit), P0340 (camshaft position circuit)
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L insturment cluster VIN: 1D4GP25R64
A body shop customer of ours towed us this van. There body man thought that boosting this van by reversing the polarity was a good idea. So there intial compaint was that the van would run but there was no insturment cluster. I started by trying to scan the BC...
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1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L transmission VIN: 1FTHX26H4N
I'm posting this help request for a friend of mine, he bought this truck yesterday, and it was doing ok until he got to his house, he killed the motor, and start it again and the truck didn't move unless he put it on 4x4 mode, but it was working ok before. Did...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35F2T
this truck came to me on a hook. last winter the customer thought he geled up. it then sat for several months. when we got our hands on it we found alge in the fuel. we treated whit bio-side, then changed both fuel tanks, lift pump, and many filters, flushed l... Trouble codes: P0344, P1668 (power control modual - ignition diagnostic monitor communication malfuction)
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1869V
This is my first time asking for help so if I have left anything out please let me know. So here we go.Same code p0442 repaired 3 months ago by replacing fuel cap. I suspect possibly the customer left the fuel cap loose this time but it was tight when we check... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected)
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53UO2
hi, i replaced pcm because it wasnt controlling the alt field and it wouldnt keep batt. charged i replaced pcm with part from ford dealer i down loaded data from old pcm into my ngs then loaded it into new pcm ngs said it was sucsessfully done car wont start t...
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FMCU92Z95
Hello, We have a 4wd Escape in the shop that has a serious vibration at speeds above 30mph. The center support was broken appart, so we installed a complete new diveshaft from Ford,as this is the only way to buy a center support bearing. With the new shaft , ...
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FTPW14V07
customer purchased this vehicle at an auction & it is evident it has been wrecked & repaired - after you drive the truck about a mile, the air bag light starts flashing a code 42 (scanner code b2292 front impact sensor) - i have replace the front sensor & mitc...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKCT18W0Y
This truck is a no start. to make it simple, the spark is fine, no fuel. The fuel pressure is 60-68lbs but the injectors aren't pulsing. Add fuel the truck will start and die. No vltage to injecters. New Ecm. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance,...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, HARD STARTING VIN: 1GKFK16T11
Vehicle is hard to start because of bleed down of fuel pressure. When started, idles rough. When taking off and accelerating vehicle cuts out (bucks - jerks). Occassionly on flat at high speeds will feel it cut out, not consistent though. It will buck and jerk... Trouble codes: P0453 (testing and results)
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2004 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Power Seat/Heated Seat VIN: 1GKEK13Z04
This is a leather power and heated driver seat(passenger is different). Both seat and heater stopped working at the same time. Checked fuses under hood and driver side fuse block, all good. Checked power and grounds in and out of power seat switch, all good. C...
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1996 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Antitheft and alam VIN: 4S6CM58V2T
Hello to all you honda tech's. i have this 1996 honda passport that i replaced the transmission on this week. While replacing the trans as you all know i have to disconnect the battery. Well after getting the vehicle back together i went to start it and all i ...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L locks VIN: 1HGCM82643
Thanks in advance, we have a headache Honda Accord that when you are in the car and lock the doors nothing happens to the drivers door. When you unlock the doors the drivers door does nothing. The passenger door will unlock and then lock for about 3 times then...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L navigation VIN: 1NGBX54KD5
thanks for looking i have this 05 pilot with factory navigation.i work for a used car lot and i need to erase the previose owners personal info with a personal pin code(numbers,addresses)i tried disconnecting the battery and inputing factory pin code but the i...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra GT 2.0L cam timing VIN: KMHDN56D34
vehicle arrived on hook, no compression, checked timing belt and was intact and in time. removed spark plugs and found all cylinders full of water, but would not hydrolock. removed cylinder head and found mls gasket had one layer folded over on top of itself a...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S0R
This vehicle came to us with an intermitant stall. We had code 54-no cam sync signal and 11-no crank referance signal. The pickup coil and crank sensor tested ok. All wiring tested ok. We replaced the pick up coil and there was no change. The cam and crank sig... Trouble codes: 54 (No CAM sync signal at PCM), 11 (No Crank reference at PCM)
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L transmission VIN: 1J4HR48N45
Hi, I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, When the vehicle is cold and put into drive to take off there is a rattling sound coming from the transmission. After driving for a while and the vehicle warms up the rattling sound goes away. Also while cruising and st...
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2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L suspension VIN: 1J4GA39177
2007 wrangler 4dr man. 50-55mph on slight right bend in road & rough surface will intermittly go into extreme front end vibration & hold on for your life...this is not a new subject to wranglers but have always been able to fix with tires, damper or effcted co...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJB7237Y
car will not start usually after hot soak but sometimes cold. if it fires runs until you turn off. found engine has no injector pulse at that time. will crank & idle fine with propane. have scoped crank sensor and have got decent patterns. replaced ecm and sti...
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2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L memory VIN: SALPM16432
Hello all. I have this nice HSE in for routine service. The driver's seat will move with the controls but immediately returns to the previous position. As soon as a button is released the seat goes back to its original setting. Becm? Any suggestions welcome. T...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTL16453
Back again for this code P0441(no purge flow detected). Happened(customer says) after dealer did plugs and wires for a misfire concern. They went back to dealer and dealer said it was probably and air leak. Now I get it and I smoke test the EVAP SYSTEM.It is t... Trouble codes: P0441 (no purge flow detected)
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2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM82W87
this problem does not make sense. the vehicle also has the latest calibration in it. the freeze frame data says vehicle speeds is zero and engine load is 44% when the p0456 sets. we are still thinking that some sort of software glitch may be causing this. what... Trouble codes: P0456 (small evap leak), U1041 (vss signal missing or incorrect)
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L starter VIN: JMIBK14336
will a bent flywheel cause this or are there special shims for this concern?
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L right turn signal light VIN: 1YVHP80C27
This car has made me hit a brick wall and I am asking for some of you seasoned Mazda techs for an answer here or some insight. Mark from Florida may have seen this before. Previously the left turn signal light would stay on with flashing,it would just be on i...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L 1-2-3-4-5 shift VIN: WDCYR49E84
Good morning, we are having trouble with this USA G500. No upshift from A/T to any of the gears. Only 1st, reverse available. T/C will shift to high & low. Initially I found code P240D stored, cleared and no more present. Checked all systems (ME, ETC, VG, ABS...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz B200 2.0L reset FSS count VIN: WDDFH34X17
to all mercedez benz experts just need your help on how to reset FSS counter after performing a service or do i have to take it to the dealer to get it reset.thanks in advance,peter
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM74W5T
Hello everyone need help. This car will run fine then out of nowhere vehicle will misfire when cruising or lite accel. has new plugs, wires(oe). currant ramped coils found one to be bad. replaced the one car ran great for a long test drive, cust took car. it c...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Airbag system VIN: WMWRE33506
This is one of our used cars & I'm looking for some direction on diangostics for the SIR (MRS-V) system. We only have an OTC Genysys scanner which is not capable of pulling system codes or data. A local shop scanned codes for us and came up with codes 82, 88, ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L Misfire VIN: JA4MW31R22
replace ignition coil for 3 and 6 cylindere due to burned coil tower at the number 6 cylinder. after replacing coil the engine still has a misfire and no spark from the new coil. it has reference voltage. the coil is inop. thanks for any help you can offer. Trouble codes: P0303, P0306
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2006 Nissan Super saloon 2.0L cooling fan VIN: N16Z008710
hi all tech i have checked data and active test by Consult-II.fan 2 was not worked,so i replaced new one and cheked fan circuit.but after warming engine(temperature crossed 90 degree centigrade)and Air Condition ON, both fan does not operates. sometimes it ope...
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2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 5GZCZ23D12
This car will every once in a while start and stall. I finally got it to act up, and it will start up and then stall immediately. When it stalls, the security light will flash for a second, and then go out. A second try, and the car will usually start. The cus... Trouble codes: P1599 (Engine stall or management)
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2003 Saturn Vue 3.0L noise VIN: 5GZCZ63B13
Customer came into the shop with a noise in the motor when throttling up. This is a click that can be heard when you punch the gas pedal. It sounds like it is coming from the front inside the intake. After pulling upper plenum cover I found that the noise may ...
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2005 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AL52F55
Hello again and thanks in advance to all of you who respond to this tech help request. This saturn was towed in and customer stated the it would not take off. When the vehicle came of the tow truck, it drove and shifted perfect. The ses light was on with the c... Trouble codes: P2122
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L cooling fans VIN: WAULT68ES2
great britain got it nailed, ecm relay was at one time under water. The spring in the relay broke, rusted, and kept the relay powered up. I dont know why that makes the fans come on, but it does. I hooked up 4 jumper wires to each of the four connectors, an...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L no reverse VIN: WBAAM5339X
thank you to all who responded , i called precision european [...] and ask them about that problem .it is a common problem on this 5 speed GM trans .there are 2 pressure valves that slowly eat thru the case , after awhile you get a hole in case , the re...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM534XY
thanks to everyone that responded. the problem came out to be the cmp and ckp sensor. i bought it from the dealer and installed it. runs perfect. does not cut out anymore. Trouble codes: 065 (cam sensor-intake malfunction), 083 (ckp sensor malfunction), 244 (segment timing true running disturbed).
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L side mirrors VIN: WBSDE934X1
Of the three replies I received, they all pretty much said I needed to re-initialize the mirrors by holding down the switch for the fold in feature. I tried to get the mirrors in sync but nothing seemed to work. Customer needed his car back and will bring it...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L service engine soon light VIN: WBADT63493
Replaced torque convertor and it fixed the problem. Thank you guys
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y1W
this one had a bad pcm. covered all bases and looked into the fuse blocks and connectors by the strut tower, disabled the pass key, checked all powers and grounds, ohmed all injectors ok. this pcm had just up and quit. installed a used pcm and programmed using...
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1956 Chevrolet truck 5.7L Accessories VIN: 3A56L00454
There where two problems, the first was the wiring diagram was wrong for the brake switch to pin G. I had it backwards, it has to be open with the brake depressed and it needed the center brake light wired in (hidden under the dash now). It has to see the draw...
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1970 Chevrolet c-10 250CID horn,engine temp VIN: CS140SL061
all that good information sent in by all the members really help out.my sons truck is put together after two years. thanks to all from me and my son[17]the electrical is together
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Lack of power VIN: 1GCEK14K35
Hi all. First, I would like to thank all those that took the time to reply to my help question. Has of right now, the vehicle is still not fixed but not from lack of trying. The customer is reluctant to spend anymore money of truck but after showing him the em...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M6T
WELL THIS ONE IS FIXED/ IT TURNED OUT TO BE A BAD ECU. INSTALLED REMAN ECU AND THE CAR IS RUNNING PERFECTLY
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCS1443K
Customer decided to but the vehicle and try it for awhile. After we put the new O2 in it and drove it, the idle quality improved but never got where we wanted it. I ruled out injectors since the flow bench i have passed them with flying colors. Regulator was g...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNCS13W3W
Well its still a mystery. And not to be rude but every bit of info I recieved was not helpful at all. Its no fault of any of you guys I appreciate the help. So with that being said Im gonna keep plugging away. Ive actually found where someone has been hacking ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDS13S02
I have yet to come to a conclusion of what is causing this problem. I don't have access to this vehicle everyday, so this is taking longer than expected. I will post the final results if/when I fix this vehicle.
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNEL19X82
I DID A CYLINDER LEAK CHECK ON CYLINDER 4 AND IT DID HAVE A SIGNIFICANT LOSS I THEN TAPED A BAG TO THE EXHAUST PIPE AND AGAIN FILLED THE CYLINDER WITH AIR AND WATCHED AS THE BAG INFLATED WITH AIR.BEING THIS WAS A JASPER ENGINE STILL UNDER WARRANTY THE CUSTOMER... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L signal VIN: 2GCEK19T63
Thanks for all the help. It did end up being the flasher module. Picked one up from gm and all its well.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S63
sorry for delay customer this week and said all ok.cleaned throttle body that the was promblem.thanks for help.
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L ac system VIN: 2C8GM68454
Thanks! Troy you were correct. we decieded to remove the evaporator core agian and just replace it. the first time we had the car we removed the evaporator core we tried to flush it and we got out around 4oz of oil. we thought that was good enough wrong. I che...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC13YXW
Replaced cap rotor and wires and truck runs fine thanks for the input Trouble codes: P0132, P0138.
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Instrument cluster VIN: 1B7GG22X8X
Thanks for everyone's help. Turned out to be the crank sensor.
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L no cruise control VIN: 1D7HL48N03
i have taken the option to abort this job as i do not need the work and we all know time is money, i've spent about 3hrs of my time and have nothing to show for it. word of advise if your a hack job mechanic, you don't have to be that way, you need to play nic...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, cranks VIN: WD2PD74374
Most of the information , I already knew. The coolant sensor issue I was not a where of, when I get the van back in here I'll be checking this out. Also was not aware of flash for this problem.
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L No Start
Thank you family!!! Mark, Joseph and Andrew, they just hit it on the mark!!! It was the pip, I just replaced the hall effect sensor, and this lady is back on the road, I had 9 replies and most of them direct me to the culprit. and yes, the ckp is in the distri...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X3W
Thanks for all your help. In the end I replaced all the plugs and wires with O.E. parts to be safe and misfire went away. Just had the vehicle back in for other work a week ago and still no issues. Its hard to say if O.E. parts really are better or not. Thanks... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FMJ52U4JM
well like alot of the replies pointed me too it was the fuse box under the dash removed the box and found broken wires inside it we installed a new box and problem solved
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U11
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP I REMOVED THE CRANK SENSOR/ MISFIRE SENSOR HAD A SMALL HOLE IN THE BOTTOM WHERE IT READS THE RELUCTOR RING ON THE CRANK. I REPLACED IT AND DROVE IT FOR FOUR DAYS OVER 500 MILES AND NO PROBLEMS. IT PASSED THE KEY ON ENGINE RUN TEST SO WE... Trouble codes: P1309.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F31
Thanks to all those who helped with their input, the best thing was this thing quit and wouldn't restart, so I was able to pinpoint the fault, the injector driver was the culprit, when it wasn't starting, I couldn't buzz test the injectors or perform koeo, koe... Trouble codes: PP034.
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2FAFP74WX3
well i finally fixed this one i ruled out the computer by heating it up with a heat gun and going for a ride. the fault did not come on sooner so i felt the problem was in the wireing. i went over the harness with a fine tooth comb again and found a clip had...
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1993 GMC P3500 6.2L noise VIN: 1GDKP32JXP
Thanks to the info guys. Remove the heads & found that the valve where touching the head. Installed over size head gaskets & problem gone.
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1998 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L Charging VIN: 1GDFG1SBSW
We notice the battery light was not going on with key turned to on position, this will excite the alternator causing it not to charge once bulb was replaced all was in working order. Thanks, Stewart
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 8.1L Battery Drain VIN: 1GCHK29GX6
Sorry for the horrible delay in responding to everyones replys! Finally heard from the guy the other day! Been starting great since the fix! Special thanks to the 26 replys!! wow, you guys are great! There is a switch under the dash in which toggles a rela...
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L Incomplete monitors VIN: SAJNX2746T
Glad to say this is fixed. James and Brian from California put me on the right track. ECU needs to see a proper idle speed to complete drive cycle and therefore to complete monitor. I was ready to try an ecu swap when I realized this car used a SAGEM system ju...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SAJAC22D4X
HI GUYS THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP RECIEVED. FAULT IS MAF SENSOR (DENSO) FITTED GOOD SENSOR AND ENGINE RUNNING FINE. HAD A SUSPICION IT WAS THIS YESTERDAY BUT NO TIME. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU ALL .THIS IS THE BEST VEHICLE HELP SITE IN THE WORLD IN MY OPINION,FA... Trouble codes: 1646 (h02s bank one upstream sensor control chip).
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2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA03V93
The S-Type Supercharged is using two in-tank-fuelpumps, compared to one pump in the regular engines (3.0 and 4.0). All help supplied guided to the failure of one of them. After removing the rear seat-bench, I opened both acces-covers to access each pump, and t... Trouble codes: P1338 (Fuelpump circuit low/high input), P1582 (Flight recorder data is stored).
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
Thanks to all that sent replies. We have retested oxygen sensors, intake for leaks, fuel trim,cylinder tenperatures at each cylinder,etc.. We have spoken with [...] exhaust and was told there was another convertor that has more precious metals in convertor th... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L ChkEngLt VIN: JT8UZ30C0S
Hi guys, Finally realized I was seeing code 71,not 17 by noticing the code flash spacing.It was the EGR thermo sensor.I replaced it and all is right in Lexusville!(thank God because this is the nervous owners car).Thanks for the replies. Chuck
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1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNFM81W7W
I'm Closing This For Now. I Haven't Had Time To Get Back To It But Am Ordering The Harness For The Trans. Since The Connector Has Fluid In It And Could Very Well Be Causing The Multple Codes. Seems To Me To Be A Good Place To Start Rather Than A Complete Tran...
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2004 Lincoln Town Car Ultimate 4.6L steering VIN: 1LNHM83W44
we have put tranny fluid in when we put the pump and rack in took out all fluid and put in red stallion power steering fluid and change the return line let it sit drove it and then let it sit for a day then double check fluid level car drove good thanks to eve...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, preignition on accel VIN: WDBCA35D2G
The flywheel on this Mercedes is an assembly bolted together. It consists of a main hub flex plate with 3 symetrical segements and a ring gear plate that has spaces cut in order to interrupt the magnetic field in a magnetic type two wire cranshaft pos sensor....
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4Matic 3.0L warning light VIN: WDBED90D7N
after reading all the helpful comments we replaced the overvoltage protection relay and the light went out after clearing the codes.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L retractable top VIN: WDBFA67F4T
Thank you for all of the replies. Danny gave a valuable clue when he stated that water gets into the doors on these cars and damages the window motors. This was the case witht he left door motor. We had just replaced the speaker assembly due to water damage....
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