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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Exhaust VIN: WAUED24B2Y
I have a very high amount of oil in the exhaust system and was wondering if there is a recommended procedure for clearing it out and should I worry about the catalytic converters or just replace them now.
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Release Bearing VIN: WAUDC68D51
Hey Audi folks, I'm wondering if anyone has run across this issue before. The customer brought me the vehicle requesting a clutch replacement due to a noise. The noise occured only when hot. We never actually heard the noise initially, but the customer reques...
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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L check engine light VIN: WAURD68D61
The check engine light will not come on. I can turn the light on using output tests with VAS5052, in the cluster. The cluster is coded correctly. Am I looking at a cluster or ECM problem? There is not a specific wire for the check engine light, the signal is s...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Calipers VIN: WAUDG74F15
Hello there I have a really stupid question. I went to do rear brakes on this car and found it has an electric e-brake. Cannot seem to compress the caliper. Looked at Mitchell and it did not have any info on it. I've called some other shop owners around here a...
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1992 BMW 850i 5.0L loss of power VIN: WBAEG2316N
Vehicle will loose one bank after driving short time. On-board computer is seeing loss of ignition to left bank, and shuts down that side. If you release throttle and then accelerate, seems to reset and run on all cylinders for short time, then goes to right b...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3339X
this car was work on by another car lot , they installed new intake and plugs , the car has over 11 codes at first the ones came back i show,the car has a very rough and bad idle at cold , once warmed up runs better once in a while it will miss fire , i think ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173, P0300, P1250
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L valve timing VIN: WBAGH8331X
this engine was repaired by other techs,they were let go so i am trying to help the shop owner out here is the details. the cam bolts kept backing off and bending valves. it has happen 3 times. this is my 1st bmw engine major repair. i want to be sure cams are...
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L air temp VIN: WBAEU33484
Hello there I seem to be atracting the euro cars today. I'm not real familiar with the BMW but I have looked at this thing and just scratch my head. When the a/c is on it only blows cold air on the drivers half of dash and on the passenger side it only blows o...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L power window VIN: WBAVB13506
CAR CAME IN CANNOT OPERATE POWER WINDOWS FROM MAIN SWITCH R/F WINDOW WORKS FROM R/F SWITCH ONLY, CAN OPERATE WINDOWS WITH AUTO LOGIC SCANNER TOOL ALSO SEES MAIN WINDOW SWITCH OPERATION BUT WINDOWS INOP, POWER MIRRORS INOP ALSO SCANNED AND FOUND CODES 9CCF COMM...
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1992 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB54LXN
hi hate to bother everyone out there but this thing has me just puzzled. ok first veh was towed in no start. fuel psi good. i have no spark at all. pulse 2 flashes at time then fades. no codes. no rpm signal, replaced crank and cam sensors with new, then with ...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Radio VIN: 1G4HR54KX5
I have been working on this 2000 Buick off and on for a week now and I'm at my wits end. The customer brought it to me saying that the radio wouldn't work first thing in the morning, but after driving a ways it would. They thought it had something to do with b...
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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J13
Car came in running fine for the first 10 minutes cold after that repeated miss on acceleration. Replaced front crank sensor "A" same problem. Replaced crank sensor "B". Same problem but problem much better. Only misses every once in a while and only once or t... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank Sensor)
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G6ET1299R
Customer brought this car in and asked for a tune-up. We had recommended a fuel pressure regulator (under the plenum)on this car a while back. It also had a code 31 in history. We replaced the fuel pressure regulator, MAP sensor, Spark Plugs and Wires. The car... Trouble codes: 31 (MAP Sensor Open/Short)
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L steering position sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
Here is a wierd one. went to install a new steering wheel position sensor and when i go to put it on the shaft it will not go straight into the bucket it sits in without pulling the pin and moving it. looks about 25 degrees off. switching from high to low is e...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R1X
hello friends, having trouble with misfire on cylinder #6. only happens on a long grade uphill. if you accelerate hard from a stop or accelerate hard on freeway at high speed unable to duplicate fault. but a long uphill climb cylinder starts to misfire, can se... Trouble codes: P0306
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GCHG39F8Y
Van will quit after driving for a while, customer says he lets the van sit for 5-10 mins and it will start back up and away he goes for a few more miles then it will quit again. There is no codes, and I am not familiar at all with these 6.5L engines. Any help ...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L front seats VIN: 1GNDX03E03
Hi Techs Have customer that just recently bought this vehicle and are very unhappy with the front bucket style seats - The seats have curtain air bags. They would like the Chev uplander style or similar seats put in. QUESTION What adverse effect would there be...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1ZT52865
Vehicle runs great at cruise. Decent at no load idle, but a little rough at curb idle in drive after it warms up. long term fuel trim is -10 bank 1 and -13 bank 2.o2 sensors test good. fuel pressure is 60 psi. My question is thisshould i have a strong vacuum c...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L alarm VIN: 1B4GP44R4T
This car was towed in with a no start condition. First thing I checked was fuel pressure. I could hear the pump running but was getting zero pressure at the rail. I installed a pump and filter and when I attempeted to start the vehicle I got excellent fuel pre...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF2364X
transmission was replaced for slippage, but customer still has complaint about slippage, symthom is not slippage. while watching trans data, while customer was driving, we felt the quick cut out, and all trans data shows good. there is a code p1694 in history.... Trouble codes: P1694 (no bus message recieved from companion diesel module)
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2000 Dodge Ram Van B1500 3.9L hvac
thanks for any help you can offer.this truck has front ac only.it came in w/the blower motor removed,impellor broken(customer tried to fix,keyed it up w/blower removed but still connected,smashed impellor). initial problem was inadequate airflow in any positio...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L lights flashing on dash ac VIN: 1B4HS48Z72
a/c light on dash flashing compressor dont come on has freon psi evrything we found says drb is there any other way to reset or diag. ty kayo
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 2B5WB35Z42
vehicle will not shift into drive pcm data for current gear is erratic goes from p/n to invalid to 1st, 2nd ,3rd koer.will shift if trans control relay is removed for one upshift cycle then loses 1-2 upshift until codes have been cleared
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3D3KU28D23
I haven't worked on a Dodge in 5 years since working at VW, and am kinda lost on this one. Customer states that engine started knocking and then stopped running. After a very long crank, then engine will start and run at a very low idle, and you have to help i...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Windshield Wipers VIN: 1FTYR10C8W
Hi guys truck came in with no speedo operation and this wiper problem, Installed new gem/ctm module and I had it programed at the dealer, speedo works good now. Wiper functions are and were.. wipe/wash normal...No interment operation... No low speed... High sp...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX21F9X
This truck came to us hard to start and running rough with blue/white smoke. Upon driving, it totally clears out, smoke and all, like it was flooded. Able to duplicate rough running by long decelleration or letting it sit a while, and again under acceleration ...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L flid reservoir VIN: 1N6AA07A94
this car pukes out the power stering fluid immediately after shutting off the engine,it has been doing this since last year,we replaced the pump per customer request,that did not fix the problem,we flushed the system with the fluid that is recommended from FOR...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2FMZA55431
CUSTOMER BROUGHT IN VAN AS WAS RUNNING RUFF AND STUMBLING. CHECKED IT OUT AND FOUND LOWER INTAKE GASKET WAS BLOWN OUT. REPLACED INTAKE GASKETS AND CLEANED OUT EGR PORTS IN INTAKE AND STARTED VAN BACK UP RAN OK FOR THE FIRST BIT THEN STARTED TO RLS AND HAD A BA...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L overheat
Cust came in after dealer had given vehicle "clean bill of health", complains vehicle overheats at idle, i couldnt get to overheat at all on roadtest or in bay. I pressure tested system and could not get to leak, I even hooked up airlift and pulled vacuum and ...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, NO POWER. VIN: 1FTYR44V52
about 10% of improvement was noticed after repair. the main concern is no power on acceleration. crank and cam signals are ok, no glitches on scope when driving. cam sensor synchronizer is in correct position. no exhaust backprssure exists, removed twc and pro... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0304 (misfire cylinder 4), P0305 (misfire cylinder 5), P0306 (misfire cylinder 6), P0171 (bank1 lean lftrim is), P0175 (bank2 rich lftrm is --)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L converter VIN: 1FTSW21P45
rebuilt trans. now the trans comes in and out of lock up. checked duty cycle control seems o.k.it trys to lockup even though their is not any ground on the control side of the lock up solenoid. replaced t.c.c. solenoid and still the same. any ideas would be gr...
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2003 GMC Sierra 3500 SLE 6.6L No Start, hot no start VIN: 1GTJC33153
the problem has been gradually getting worse cold the truck starts fine it will run all day no problems but if you shut it off even 4 5 minuts it will not restart untill it gets cold if i give it a quick shot of eaither it will fire right back up parts cost to... Trouble codes: P1093
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2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Fuel Filling VIN: 1GNEK13R64
When filling with fuel it backs up. Cannot fill quickly. To dispense fuel you have to trickle the fuel in very slowly. Could it be a faulty vent solenoid? Thanks.. Arne
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Gauges, Fuel Pump, and Radio VIN: KNDJB723X1
This vehicle came in and customer wanted transmission replaced. Vehicle could not be shifted out of park until key was inserted in console to unlock shifter, same way after new transmission, I have been told this is some kind of factory security system thing. ...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E6P
Lets make this short being Memorial Day weekend and all. I'm stuck here trying to figure this out, suppose to be close. This all started last week. Vehicle was towed in complain of lack of power & excessive smoke coming from tailpipe. First shop tried to sell ...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L evaporator VIN: JTHBD18291
Is Alldata correct at the evaporator time of 4.6 hrs. Alldata does not show a procedure for evaporator replacement only for evaporator case replacement. We tried taking the blower housing off first to gain acess to the evap. but the solid metal heater pipes ke...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Oil pan VIN: 1LNHM86S14
Plate on front of oil pan is leaking. The caution that is cast into the plate states "Do Not Remove". I am unable to locate service info specific to this plate. Why should it NOT be removed and what precautions and special sealants should I use to repair this ...
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2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L 3-2 down shift VIN: 1LNHM81W76
This car came in for service and customer complained engine had no power at times while driving. I found slip when the car slowed down and stepped on gas. It slipped and banged into gear. It only happens in down shift. There is no symptom in up shifting. No co...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L will not shift past second gear VIN: WDBJF55F9V
Gentleman I do not have a scanner for this Mercedes, the vehicle will only shift to second gear, regardless of road speed or manually shifting the shifter. reverse works fine the speedometer is functionong properly... electonic malfunction light is on the dash...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L alignment VIN: WDBJF65J62
The alignment procedure for this car requires the use of an inclinometer(special tool from mercedes) to measure the ride hight, to get specs for alignment angles. dose anyone know of any way around this? Any help would be great.Thanks.
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2006 Nissan Altima SL 3.5L ride VIN: 1N4BL11D66
This vehicle has always had a slight vibration at highway speeds. Customer had figured that he would put aftermarket wheels and tires, (suspecting vibration would be taken care of). Vehicle still has vibration. Tire balance has all been re checked several time...
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2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF POWER VIN: 1G8AJ54F15
customer brought vehicle into our shop for ses and reduced engine power light,loss of power and a chime when this occurs.coded computer and the above codes where retrieved. she stated that this only happens on left turns,however we were able to duplicate it 1 ... Trouble codes: P0651, P2135 (app sig 1), P2138 (app sig 2)
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L differential VIN: 4S3BG6856V
cust complaint of something slipping when making a tight turn. after test driving vehicle rear diff. acts as if its a full time positive traction diff. when in a tight turn the wheel in the shortest turn radius seems to spin much like a full positive traction ...
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L spark knock VIN: JF1SF6357X
accelerating under load has a spark knock.found that knock sensor was cracked.replaced knock sensor,still has a spark knock,checked cam and crank timming marks,dead on,coil checks out ok. car only sat for 2 weeks so i do not think it is bad gas.what could it b...
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1989 Toyota Corolla SR5 1.6L excessive blowby VIN: JT2AE95C7K
vehicle has exssive blowby compression good no valvetrain noise
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TESN92N8Y
Hello everybody,Vehicle was towed in, customer said he was driving on the freeway and vehicle stalled and would not restart. Vehicle cranks, and will start and run very sluggish for about 2-3 seconds and then dies. Checked the basics: fuel, spark, noid fire an... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst effieciency below threshold)
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2001 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L ignition VIN: 2T1CF22P11
Customer had vehicle towed here over the holiday. She states that she was driving and it felt like the car shut off. Someone told her the car needed a fuel pump. I got here today and cracked the fuel like and put a gauge in line and got 47lbs of fuel pressure ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRC29M6Y
This car was here approx 4 weeks ago with a lean code and no driveability symptoms. We replaced the MAF sensor and sent the customer on her way. Customer went to North Carolina and back with no issue. Last week the light came back on with the following codes: ... Trouble codes: 16518 (Bank 1 Sensor 1 No Activity PO134), 16555 (Bank 1 Lean PO171), 16684 (Misfire Detected PO300), 16686 (Cylinder 2 Misfire PO302)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L epc lamp on. lack of VIN: 3VWSE69M62
car came in for no idle, found two coils bad. after replacing bad coils, the car idles normal,but no response when snap the throttle. seems like no comunication with computer. codes are no description. may need to reflash the ecu. any help is appreciated./char... Trouble codes: 1861 (unknown), 1780 (unknown)
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Electronic VIN: WVWD63BX3E
vw codes 17095 trans temp fluid sensor range 18262 Engine/trans data bus fault Engine shows trans bus fault as well as the IPC, and ABS there is water on the floor harness is wet but the module seems 100% dry. just a little reluctant on the $1000 module when i...
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1991 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, won't idle VIN: YV1FA8749M
Well we have a good one, I have read through pretty much all the database here with no real help from what I can read. we have a 740 turbo that will not idle. among other issues is there any way to manually retrieve codes because check engine light is on. chec...
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1993 Volvo 940 2.3L hard start VIN: YVIJWSS03P
we have this 940 in and recently replace fuel pump and filter for a no start. now it has a long crank time and fuel pressure drops to 0 immediately on turning the key off. key must be cycled about 3 times before fuel pressure comes up. pulled injectors to chec...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1SZ58K71
Hey Volvo techs, this more of a technical question. Does a Cylinder head from a B5234T engine fit onto a B5244T engine. The client has melted the cylinder head & apart from buying a new cylinder head from volvo ($2800), the only used cylinder head I can find i...
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Surge, MIL Lamp on
ON the day I asked for help, within minutes I had a reply from David [...] in Minnesota. He told me to look at fuel pump harness, for corrosion. I had a couple other suggestions that were pointing more towards the things I had already condemned, so naturally... 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
Thanks guys, I drove the vehicle after a $2500 unit from acura installed, no more problem. The vehicle shifts smooth in all gears. Most of you got it right for mechanical problem. Again thank you.
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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L convertible top VIN: WAUAC4848H
Vehicle fixed - Replaced hydraulic cylinder for convertible rear deck lid/top. Noted a slight hitch in top and a click in hydraulic cylinder watching operation of lid. Exchanged this part with donor vehicle and problem transferred with the part. Unable to e...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L cluster VIN: 1G6KD54Y5X
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED IT WAS A BAD GROUND IN DRIVERS KICK PANEL. THE LUG BROKE RIGHT FROM THE EYELET. REPLACE NEW END AND PROBLEM SOLVED. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE HELP TOM DBASS.
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Horn VIN: 1G1YY0782G
Thank you to everyone who replied. The "convenience center" is located behind a panel in the center of the dash as many people noted. We found a fuse in this "convenience center" identified as "security" that had failed. The horn relay is also located in this ...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W8X
Hey Guy's, I am sorry that it has taken me this [...] to respond to the fix of this vehicle, but I really wanted the customer to drive this van around for a while to make sure that the check engine light would stay off. To Clarify things I did do compression te... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire).
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W22
As per some suggestions, I did replace the cap and rotor with the same results. It turned out to be that famous poppet style injection unit to be the culprit. I pulled off the complete intake to check the gasket, only to find that # 4 and 6 were not adjacent t... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L starter VIN: 2G1WF52E92
I replaced Ign. switch .The car been good for 2 week, Thank for the help.
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine noise VIN: 3C4FY48B52
kent from flordia was right. the balance shaft bearing wre gone. also # 1 rod bearing. removed balance shaft and engine is quiet. thank you
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B63
thank you all for spending your quality time with replies. the culprit for all symthoms, slightly bent valves, they showed up in a cylinder leak down test, all cylinders, maybe thats why i had no missfires, and low compression. beware of new t belt diagnosis... Trouble codes: P0106.
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L highside pressure VIN: 3C4FY58B74
I put a coolant fan in and the problem was still there the highside would just rocket to 500 psi. So i replaced the condenser and that took care of the problem. Thanks for all the help, why do some of you even answer if you are just going to be rude?
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 3A4FY58B16
thanks to all who replied, sorry for closing so late. ultimatly we replace plugs, crank/cam sensor, and fans. with each repair the symptom became less pronounced. by the time we were done with all the testing we had also fishished her gas. re-filled with 91 oc...
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1992 Dodge D150 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7HE16Y1N
Hello everyone, thanks for the help. I do believe Larry from Texas had it. The check engine light would not go out while cranking so I believe it is the crank sensor. As I said before I have good fuel pressure, but the customer swears it is the fuel pump, so a...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Started motor VIN: 2B6HB11YSX
the problem ended up being the ignition switch. Thanks to all that replied and the info got me going in the correct direction. AITN helped out again and thanks for the help guys
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L ABS module VIN: 2B4GP44351
We called a mobile programming specialist and with his DRB II the ABS module was 'initialized' and no more flashing light. I got the reply about disconnecting the battery too late or I would have tried that procedure. Thanks for the prompt replies!
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2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HR38N32
I ended up putting a map sensor in it and it fixed it. The voltage at idle now was 1.45v. The map was out of calibration. I cleared adaptives and drive, FT's were +/- 5%, like they should be. Thanks everyone for your inputs. Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich Exhaust).
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6247V
I picked up another ecm and the car runs great and no codes. The O2 sensor immediately begin to have a normal pattern unlike before. Thanks to everyone for helping to confirm my suspicions now I just have to deal with returning the reject one to this company...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L exhaust VIN: 1FMRU1767X
Thank you all for giving me valuable suggestions. After many unpaid hours of engine disassembly, reassembly, and re-installation, I still had not found any cause for excess water in the exhaust. But I did drill two holes in the underside of the muffler, one ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cruse Control VIN: 1FTNX20501
we had a bad clock spring, the one we put in first was the wrong one and would not run the cruse, after installing the right one, every thing is good. thhanks for all the help.
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2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Timing Belt
Sorry for the delay on this post. Car is fixed, up and running with no valve damage. Replies seemed split about 50/50 regarding valve damage... just decided to go ahead and replace belt and water pump with optimism. This paid off...engine ran fine although ner...
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L garage shift into D or R VIN: 1FMZU77K14
Waiting to hear from customer for ok of further diag. (remove unit and teardown for internal inspection.) Advised to check line pressures which we did and posted the results in the help request. Also advised to try trans-x additive from napa. We had done a flu...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, engine noise VIN: 1FTPX14574
the problem with this pickup has become more intermittent than it was before and it seems to help each time i change the oil. so as of right now the customer is not going to have me do any more to it. although i am pretty sure that there is an oil pressure iss... Trouble codes: P0011, P0012, P0021, P0022, P0340, P0345.
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17294
HEY EVERYONE, I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GET THIS TRUCK BACK IN THE SHOP. IT IS A BUSINESS SO GETTING IT BACK HAS BEEN DIFFICULT. HOWEVER I WANTED TO POST THE GREAT RESPONSES THAT I RECIEVED. 1)CHECK THE INTAKE W/PROPANE BECAUSE IT WILL NOT SHOW UP WITH A SMOKE... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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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
replaced fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator. Runs better, but evap DTC is back. Customer will bring in at a later time to address that issue. Thanks to all that responded for you help! Trouble codes: P0453 (testing and results).
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Upshifts VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Hello all, IATN does it again!!! Russell from Washington hit the nail right on the head & also had alot of good advice & accurate information, Thanks Russell. We removed the valve body & you could see a piece of the broken accumulator piston stuck in the 1-2 s...
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2002 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GDHG31R42
A bad cam sensor...replaced with a different sensor, solved the problem
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2006 GMC Savana 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFH15T66
WE FOUND THAT THE LONG TERM FUEL TRIM WAS ONLY HIGH AT IDLE AND IN PARK (25%). CHANGED PVC VALVE (VALVE COVER) BECAUSE AT IDLE IN PARK, WE FOUND PULLING OFF VACCUUM HOSE AT THE PVC VALVE AND PLUGGING IT, LONG TERM FUEL TRIM WOULD DROP TO 10%. CHANGING THE PVC ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7650A
thanks to all gays,i apreciate your help,wonderful.well i change main relay,computer,distributor,but not any chance to star this car.customer pick up the car.thanks again.raymond
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCB7650P
First of all i would like to thank everybody who responded to my request or mabey my begging for help. All suggesens were right on point.I tried all suggestions offered and the 02 sensor was the bug in the rug.I unplugged the 02 senser drove the vech and it ra...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Clutch Pedal VIN: 1HGCD5555V
It has been about 2 weeks since I gave the car back. I explained to my customer that I installed a tamper proofing device (wax dripped on threads) and I wanted him to come back, regaurdless of fault, in about a week. He is still not back. All I did this time w...
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2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L headlights VIN: JHLRD7885C
Well, after checking grounds and connection like a few replies said to do, we ordered some wagner long life bulbs for this ride. We install quite a few bulbs and are aware not to touch the glass when installing. Our customer does drive a little bit of rough ...
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2005 Hummer H2 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GRGN23U75
this is a limo only gets drove alot right now , we did a bg clean on the fuel system has improved , still not 100% but lot better , after wedding and promo season i will get it back for awhile , but it lot better, Trouble codes: P0301.
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Clutch VIN: KMHHN65D03
Well everyone pretty much had this one, I had to rotate the clutch rod to remove transmission. Leran something new everyday, thanks to all that replied
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKX624XW
We had a hard time beliving that a trans on the Jag would go thus far, with only 77K, however ruled out that trans was bad, awaiting customer approval for a fix, priced one from ZF outlet. The ZF outlet price is much much better then Jasper. This trans should ... Trouble codes: P1000, P1722.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L hydraulic cooling fan VIN: 1J8GW68J32
Thanks for your quick replies. Robert you hit it on the head, fuse 16 was good but the terminal behind it was shot, somehow water got to the fuse panel. I replaced the corroded terminals and that was that. Thanks for getting me looking at the right area.
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1992 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L Stall VIN: JM1BG2236N
I apologize for my tardiness. As many of you suggested, I checked the intake snorkel - it was in good shape. Next on the list, disconnecting the torque convertor lock-up solenoid - no change. Steve from Nova Scotia had a good idea regarding a weak pick-up c... Trouble codes: 06 (Speed sensor problem).
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1997 Mazda e2000 2.0L Misfire VIN: JMOSRXOE30
Thanks everyone for your input.This engine is fixed.The vacuum gauge readings pointed to valve or guide problems but I couldnt get my head around the symptoms being intermittent.Initially on stripping the head nothing was found,but later I found no.2 exhaust v...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F1T
Vehicle owner has been out of town for several weeks with this car. I'm confident that when he returns the vehicle to us for repair we will find the egr tube to the intake and/or the intake connection restriced. Almost all of the 14 replies agreed on the fix... Trouble codes: P0400.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBNG75J1Y
APPARENTLY THE ONLY REPAIR THAT CAN BE PERFORMED ON THESE AIR SHOCKS IS JUST THE AIR FITTING ON THE TOP OF THE STRUT, WHICH CAN BE REPLACED. UNFOUTUNATELY THAT WAS NOT WHERE OUR LEAK WAS, WHEN WE REMOVED THE STRUT WE COULD SEE A TEAR IN THE AIR BLADDER, NO ONE...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MELM74W5T
Thankyou for all the replies. Turns out #2 plug wire had a lot of corosion built up between plug & wire causing enough resistence to cause this intermitten mis. These were motorcraft wires & plugs only 10k old, didnt suspect it especially with egr valve did...
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