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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L code 1-8 VIN: JH4CC2653N
I can run the pump motor by jumping the relay pins and the accumulator will hold the pressure over night going by the pressure switch staying closed until i bled off the pressure using the service bleeder then the switch goes open. I have verified all the wiri...
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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Exterior Mirror VIN: 2HNYD18662
I have a problem with the exterior mirror on the left side. When you place the vehicle in reverse, the right mirror will tilt down but the left mirror does not. The left mirror itself works with the switch properly. It just doesn't tilt down. Any input would b...
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1990 Audi 100 2.3L Compressor VIN: WAUBC544LN
This old Audi 100 nightmare came it with an empty R12 system. We converted it over as it held pressure, and with 110 psi of air in the system the compressor was activating allowing us to put 300psi in the system. No leaks so we converted to 134A. I have two pr...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAULT64B12
Code 01542- Sender Rate Rotation Faliure(Yaw sensor) The Yaw sensor was recently replaced for the same code just 6 months ago, code light condition never changed.ABS accuates intermitantly. Lights come on and off for esp. Cant find any info on testing circuts....
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L 1-2 shift VIN: WAUML64B74
Hope someone has seen this. Car drives nice if driven conservitve. If you accelerate hard from stop 1m-2 shift flares for (1 sec then hard shifts into 2nd. If driven hard enough will almost red line before engages. all other gears fine and as i said if driven ...
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1987 BMW 535i 3.5L Clutch VIN: WBADC7406H
hello, i have a 535 bmw and replaced clutch master cylinder. i've tried bleeding system but can't get all the air out , does anyone know a way of bleeding the clutch without preasure bleeder. thank u
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L steering VIN: 1G4HP52K14
This car came in with a hard steer at both ways at idle. Sitting in stall at idle hard steer if you take off idle about 200 more rpms steers ok. i noticed with pressure gauge at 700 psi hard steer when i raise the rpms 200 psi goes to 900 psi and steers ok. I ...
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1999 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Starting VIN: 1G6EL12Y0X
Customer brought car in for battery drain. We noticed that the RAP was not powering down or BCM was not timing out after 10 minutes. Hooked Tech 2 up and noticed that when the ingition sw. was in the lock position scan tool showed accessory. And when it was in...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L No Start VIN: 1GXDE63774
Hi! Good customer is having problems with an intermittent no start condition. Typically seems to happen after refueling. Car will crank but not start until sitting for a brief while. If customer leaves vehicle running while fueling, she has not experienced th... Trouble codes: P0044
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEE63754
Hello good technicians out there. Here is the story. This Cadillac came in with a MIL on. We scanned the computer and found a P0420 code (Catalyst efficiency) as well as multiple cylinder missfires. Because of the millage we went ahead and replaced the spark p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder missfire detected), P0301, P0302, P0303 (missfire cylinder 3), P0304, P0306
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2005 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GYEC63N25
diesels at idle in gear,sounds like diesel engine but runs OK,will not accelerat at full throtle until put in gear,fuel is ok,does not smoke and will go down the road with power[i put pedal to floor in nuetral and no acceleration period.
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L convertor VIN: 1GCDC14K4P
Emission falure due to high NOX. Tested and replaced EGR valve, check for codes after test drive all of the above codes were displayed.Vehicle runs and drives great, with no indication of any problems that are listed here. Since I am not as familiar with trans...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GNFK16K1R
Vehicle came in with poor A/C cooling. Found compressor to be defective. Replace compressor, orifice tube, accumulator. Charged system with 4 lbs. Front unit blows very cold. Rear unit isn't blowing cold. Replace the rear evaporator and rear expansion valve. S...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL52M3T
Ok fellow techs, I have a dinosaur giving me the blues. This Lumina came in a month or so ago with misfire codes and a PO420 (cat.). Customer complained of lack of power and stated that the car would not run over about 20mph. I replaced plugs and wires as well...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5248W
Hi guys, I started out by replacing the crank sensor, which turned into a nightmare when it broke off during removal. Anyway the problem remained, so after reading thru the archives, I then replaced the plugs and wires to no avail. I checked the wires from t... Trouble codes: P0335, P0341
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2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L a/c VIN: 3GNEK16T4Y
car came in with a/c inop low in freon evac and recharged added die blowes cold for about 5 minites and then cycle compresser off jumped switch still wont come on ac requst on data list turns off when sits a few minites comes back on when compresser cuts off a...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L tcc VIN: 2G1WH55K93
This vehicle came in with transmission not shifting properly. Check engine light on and code p0742. Followed flow chart for this code in alldata. Vehicle originally came from a dealership where they replaced tcc pwm solenoid. After replacement of solenoid prob...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1GBJG31U13
This is on my personal work truck, so it is driving me crazy. I have a [...] Express Van with a Grumman-Olson work box on the back. I pull a trailer also, but the problem is there with or without the trailer. When applying the brakes, especially coming of...
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2004 Chevrolet C5500 6.6L Fuel Lines VIN: 1GDE5V1134
This vehicle would clog up the fuel filter every month. So we droped the fuel tank and had it cleaned. The problem is when we disconnected the fuel lines at the tank, the seals (orings) rolled out and now we can't get them to fit into the groves properly. I ca...
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDV23107
I know this one is new and quite Hi-Tech but maybe someone has seen this before. This vehicle came in running very bad and had a code P0016 Crankshaft Position (CKP) - Camshaft Position (CMP) Correlation we ran the diag and found that the camshaft position sen... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft Position CKP - Camshaft Position CMP Correlation), P0011 (Camshaft Position System Performance)
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1992 Chrysler Dynasty 3.3L MIL Lamp on, NO communication VIN: 1C3XF56R8N
Customer brings in car for E-Test failure, I flipped the key 3 times and got codes 21 and 51. Replaced 02 sensor and started vehicle, found check engine light on, tried scanning and I have no communication to computer, however I can get code 27 by flipping the... Trouble codes: 21 (02 sensor), 51 (Lean), 27 (Ignition coil 1 control circuit)
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2C4GP54L61
this van came into shop last year with blower motor no working replaced fan module. its back and now it blows hot on left cool on right and cold in rear.I think there is a problem with sensors or blend door or possible control module any help would be helpfull...
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2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 2C3HD46R71
hello there, iam stuk on this, please help. vehicle came by towing w/no start problem. found coils # 1,3 and 2 firing internitent and 5,4 and 6 not firing at all. checked continuity from ecm and coils ok. replaced ecm same problem, then replaced crank and cam ...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Surge VIN: 3C8FY68B22
Thanks in advance to all who may respond. This car has a light to moderate surge, most predominate between 50-60 mph at very light almost decel throttle input but can also be felt at lower speeds. There have never been any codes set. Data stream looks good LTF...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L dvd player VIN: 2C4GP54L45
i recently replaced a defective egr valve on this vehicle, ever since i disconnected the battery to clear the adaptive memory the dvd player will not work, it is mounted down at the bottom of the radio console, the lights all blink on it and it just reads disc...
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1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3HD46T3R
We have this Intrepid that will intermittently flash the cruise control light and then the car will either stall, buck, or surge. Sometimes the car will stall and not restart. Problem is very intermittent, it can be fine for days but then all of the sudden act...
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R34
I understand how this system is supposed to work, what I need to know, since this is an intermittant problem, does anyone know what the TID/CID numbers are for this EVAP system? Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P0456 (evap small leak)
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L evaprorator VIN: 2D4GP44L06
Have an 06 caravan that lost all of its refrigerant in a little over 1 months time and can not find where its going?evap still common in this model year??? Can only see what appears to be a trace of dye on F evaporator. Condensor, lines that I can see, compres...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FBJS31HXR
engine has an idle mis and a miss while driving...seems to do well when cold...have tested egr not leaking and no codes set...fuel pressure ok ...found some vacume leaks and repaired but problem still exist...new plugs, wire, cap rotor, button...ect all system...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTJS34F9T
Hello to all, I need the Powerstroke experts! This is my brother-in-law's truck (already a problem) that was towed in thinking he blew the engine. It was knocking and lost power. When it got to the shop, I checked oil level and quality first. The truck was 100...
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1999 Ford Falcon 4.0L Smartlock System VIN: 6FPAAAJGCM
One here for the Aussie's on IATN. I have an Au falcon utility, 6cyl with intermittant Smartlock (factory immobiliser) cutting in. I have a flash code 1 showing up when problem occurs but cant find a definition for it anywhere. Can anyone help please
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMYU02131
this escape was towed in for a loud noise in the engine. it sounded like it was coming from under the timing cover. removed timing cover & there is no noticeable problem. i have heard of timing chain problems with these! (noise) any help would be greatly appre...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L running VIN: 1FMZU73E42
we have done all of this truck never sets a code,but on misfire monitors it showed cylinder 2,3,4.after tune misfire went to #3 cylinder.came backcustomer had to have it back.now when you dirve it no codes but misfires show 1 time on cylinders 2and 4.clear and...
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2004 Ford Focus ZTW 2.3L abs light VIN: 1FAFP35Z94
Just wondering if any one has seen this before. Abs and red brake light will come on and stay on with no codes present. Sometimes lights will flash together, sometimes the red brake will flash while the abs light is on solid and sometimes vise-versa. When the ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L gauges,power windows, radio etc VIN: 1FTPX14574
Hey, a bit over my head with this F150. Serious lack of information, so forgive me if I'm a bit vague. Vehicle came in with PW, gauges, radio, 4x4 inop. My understanding of this system is that the instrument cluster recieves a signal of a door opening from the...
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2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L drivetrain VIN: 2FMZA51665
Hi everyone, This vehicle started squealing about two months ago. It sounded just like the sensors were rubbing on the rotors, but that was not the case. I suspected someone had installed cheap pads, so I ordered pads from Ford with ALL the related hardware. ...
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2006 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L driving comfort VIN: 2FMZA50246
This vehicle intermittently has a high pitch noise which sounds like coming from everywhere (stereo) after driving approx half an hour, from 60k to 100k, accel or decel doesn't change it, hvac system on or off doesn't change it, next trip out, doesn't do it. C...
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2000 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, hard start when cold VIN: 1GKEK13T5Y
The complaint is that they have to pump the gas when it is cold to start it. When testing we found that you had to hold the throttle open for it to start when cold. In checking the data stream on our Modis we found the Idle Air Temperature (this sensor is part... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency)
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L a/c relay VIN: JHLRD78384
German tech trying to fix a jap car. The clutch coil on this is open an either needs a clutch or a thermal protector. Haven't actually checked that yet. Have no PCM ground for relay. Alldata not clear on how this grounds. What must be present first for the con...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDM45D81
Customer dropped off car with MIL on. Scanned, found code P1440, evap vent ckt. malfunction. Wiring diagram does not show a vent solenoid. Has anyone else seen this code before, is there ideed a solenoid, are there any failures I should check or rule out first... Trouble codes: P1440 (Evap. vent ckt. malfunction.)
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBF01AX2
Car came in to have a starter installed. When we were done the check engine light came on right after we started it and had a code P0605. When we test drove it it was in limp mode. We cleared the computer and test drove. It will cut out (like a fuel cut) at 3,... Trouble codes: P0605
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1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJAV134XG
car came in no start . found it hade a bad fuel pump we replaced the fuel pump and started right up we ran it for 30 min shut it down waiting about a hour too move it out the bay and it will not start we have great fuel pressure spark is great but noticed when...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L emergency brake VIN: 1J4GW58N8X
customer complaint is that emergency brake is not holding won't pass state inspection. after replacing everything still won't hold. i would like to know if there is a way to adjust the emergency brake cable. state inspector said it need to hold at 1,500 rpm wh...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L BCM and fuse box VIN: 1J4GL48KX3
Hi to all. We are working on a 2003 Jeep Liberty, It came to us with electrical problems. We found the BCM was melted and the fuse box to which the BCM attaches to is also melted. They are both cooked to the point where it looked like they could have caught o...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1J8HC58N66
I have two 2006 Grand Cherokke clients with same concern: fuel gauge will go just to middle of scale even with full tank. From middle tank to empty it works well. I'm working with one of these cars now. Checking fuel sender resistance I got about 30 ohms for ...
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: 41WA378214
cust dropped cup full of coke and on top of BPM comp under passanger sit comp was fried replace with exact match the whole thing works except the stater I saw asecurity message at dashsoard and after closing all doors &opening adoor with key Ino longer see tha...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S6X
Customer complaint"Loss of Power, won't accelerate!" I have gone through both Mitchell ane TIS trouble trees. The wave form looks close to the TIS sample until it the engine warms up, about 3 minutes. At this point if the throttle is at idle the wave form sta... Trouble codes: P1125 (Throttle Control Motor Circiut Malfunction)
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L Rough idle and missing at road speeds VIN: JT6HIOOWOY
Codes PO300 PO302 PO304 PO306 PO308 At first there was just a rough idle, any accelerator smoothed out, now missing at highway speeds. Ran well 7K miles after timing belt and water pump were changed out. Checked fuel pressure & coils
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LMNHM87A9
tested all 8 coil primary wires with modis lab scope.loosing firing line high when misfire ocurres.cam & crank signals all good.injector pulse ok .primary ohms .7 car also bucks on road test. maybe mech issue? hair about ready to fall out. Trouble codes: P0320
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L epc code VIN: 1YVGF22CXY
Hello everyone please HELP! Overdrive light flashing. Checked codes found p1746 epc solinoid. Checked resistance on solenoid, replaced solenoid in transmission has same issues. checked all wiring to and from pcm to solenoid, test ok. Tested signal from pcm to ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Infrared control VIN: W202020AE3
I need to known how to diagnose this, i have the stardiagnosis but i cant diagnose this module, i disconnect the battery and the light come to work ok but on 2 or 3 hours it come again to blinking the green and red light for 30 secs every you open or close the...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L windows VIN: WDBNG70J8Y
All controls from drivers' door in-op. Checked power and ground @ drivers door control module, ok. Separated module body and found circuit board damaged from corrossion. I have already ordered new part but thought of a few other issues. First does anyone know ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBLJ70G42
Hi, Car came in with a won't idle complaint. It did not want to accelerate either. It had a MAF low input code P0102. The car would run with the MAF unplugged and it was replaced along with the seals for it. The problem is still there. When cold if you hold yo...
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1985 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JN1HZ14S0F
Thanks in advance for any help Checked fuel pressure and ignition spark from coil but not from dist cap. Replaced cap and rotor. Pulled each wire with timing light on coil wire, no change still interment spark. Tried cranking with a starter button - no change...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1DA31DO2
we replaced the clutch and flywheel. now the car is very hard to start unless the crank sensor is unplugged. seem to run fine once its started. any ideas?
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA07A74
Well guys I have this truck with multiple codes and almost stalling and not really sure where to start, Customer bought this truck used a couple of weeks ago and looks like has been in wreck before, I scann ECM and found the following ECM, TCM, and ABS codes, ... Trouble codes: P1212 (TCS Comm line circuit), U1001 (CAN Comm circuit fault), U1000 (CAN fault circuit fault), C1156 (CAN comm/ or steering angle sensor), C1132 (Engine 3 fuel cut system), P1716 (Turbine Rev sensor circuit fault)
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Tail light, guage light VIN: 1N4BA41E05
2005 Maxima blows fuse #41 in IPDM, when headlamps turn on. Vehicle looses tail lights and night time dash lighting. I have tested the circuit with inline amp guage...test ok. I separated plug at base of IPDM and ran a fused wire directly into red/blue wire to...
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1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme International 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G3WR14W2J
vehicle was in the shop about 2 months ago for emission problems . checked codes none, but noticed pid data showed bad sensor readings ect -40 tps 2.90v etc replaced pcm after checking sensors,connections power and grounds. after replacing pcm i got a code 51 ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L readiness VIN: 1G3NL12EXX
can not get emissions readiness to set . cat, o2, evap, and h02 are not ready. have put nearly 200 miles on it and they still won't set. we are also in the process of tracing a code 0113 for the which is probably a ground, . any one know how we can get these t... Trouble codes: 0113
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WS52H8X
Vehicle only start up only when OBDII communicated to scanner. All other modules always communicate even when OBDII not communicate. I already change the ignition switch by looking in the archive but the vehicle still Not Crank. Please help I don't know what t...
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1996 Alfa Romeo Spider 3.0L No Start VIN: ZAR916000T
Car uses 4 efi related relays (main, "secondary", fuel pump/ignition coils and maf). The "secondary" relay was dead. Because of this ECU was not receiving ignition feed and mil was not turning on. Car would not start obviusly. After assembling new relay, CODE ...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Convertible top inop VIN: WBABJ532XS
thanks you for everyones input ,we have fixed the vehicle the problem ended up being the convertible top module ...thanks again
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L VANOS system VIN: WBAAM5347Y
Ok, well this one has been fixed. As i mentioned, the only thing I didnt check was the engine timing with the proper fixture to set the vanos plunger depths, prior to pulling the plug on the DME. I wound up borrowing the tool from a local BMW shop and proceede...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L BC button inop VIN: WBADT43402
thanks to those that replied. wish alldata had good wiring diagrams like honda has. recommended a turn signal switch assembly and to recheck and customer did not request me to order. till next time.
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1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KY5294T
Confirmed Fix, Further cleaning of the trottle body. Focusing on the Butterfly. Thank you for your help.
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L Rear Brakes VIN: 1G1FP21E2K
Thanks to all that replied. I replaced the master and got the rear psi up to 700. The rears still will not lock up under heavy braking but it was enough to stop the dyno. Thanks again.
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Blower VIN: 1GNEC16K9R
I found that the Evaporator was replaced by another shop before and that the case was not sealed well. Several screws were missing out of the Evaporator case. I also replaced one of the flapper doors as the foam on the door was worn off. This did imporve the a...
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L heater core
Thank you for help. One of the other techs posted this without my knowledge. I was out fixing the truck. The noise was not water noise. The fuel lines were touching the bottom of floor after he did the intake job. Could hear the fuel rush and pumping. Thank yo...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNEC13T52
Thanks to all who replied,sorry I didnt realize I had to close this or and didnt know how but I got it.The vehicle starts and runs fine without the instrument cluster and all other modules scan fine.My request was to locate the sp205 splice pack so we could is...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Steering VIN: 1GNEK13Z73
Unfortunately this vehicle has not been fixed yet. I want to thank everyone who took the time to help. Anything that was mentioned was throughly checked into. The steering shaft was mentioned several times. It definitely isn't the problem. The ball joints are ...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Alarm system VIN: 1GNDT13X44
Thank you all for the help. It turned out that the driver side rear door switch was intermittently dropping voltage to 2.45v and showing that that door was open and turning the interior lights on. Replaced switch and problem has not come back.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33204
replaced the turbo vane sensor and it seems to have taken care of the problem. it took forever to get the part from GM because of their bankruptcy problems. Trouble codes: P2564.
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33678
Thanks for the two replies. What I found was the mass air flow reading was just a little too high ( 47gps at idle ). The cause was the wix air filter not making a good enough seal in the air filter housing, allowing air to pass by the filter. The wix version o... Trouble codes: P0101, P0401 (Egr Flow Insufficient).
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 3A4FY48B66
Customer opted to try to let the problem get worse. One week of driving with the pressure gauge on it and it never skipped a beat on me. Thanks for the replies however. All had valid tips but were difficult to implement due to the intermittent nature.If /when ...
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L Transmission VIN: JB3XE74C1M
We decided that the seal falling out was due to inferior parts used in the initial rebuild. The seal we received from mitsubishi had a thicker shoulder (distance from inside to the outside. area of rubber between where you measure inside and outside diameter)....
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1993 Dodge D250 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KE26C3P
Thanks for the input. It seemed the lift pump was a popular choice so we pulled it off and checked for debris and checked the fuel heater, it looked ok and we didn't see any debris so we put a new pump on anyway. After cranking for a little while it fired rig...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Fuel Economy, lack power VIN: 1B7HC16Y1R
thanks again I feel dumb .Two things when the customer tells you something like it wasn't doing it before you tuned it up don't listen,and when your tired and brain dead shove it to the side for a day or so. When I hooked the guage up and drove it 10 + psi ba... Trouble codes: 37 (trans temp/no sensor).
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1997 Dodge Viper GTS 8.0L Cooling Fan VIN: 1B3ER69E9V
Thanks for the replies. This car was modified for racing on a road coarse which included an upgraded cooling fan . The splice to new fan was corroded and creating a great load when commanded on causing the PCM to shut down the fan. Repaired the splice and a...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 2B4GP44R2V
turns out vehicle had another shop install a used tran, they are takeing it back there. Thanks for all the great responses.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L engine VIN: 17HA16D0J6
yes while i had the valve covers off for inspection #8 intake valve spring was broken and valve i attempted to pull up against head and pressure test cylinder/leak down test.valve was not sealing,so i removed head and replaced valve and spring,headgasket,intak...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HS48NX3
THE NEW NVLD WOULD NOT HOLD VACUUM WHEN I JUMPERED THE SOLENOID . I COULDNT PULL IT APART TO SEE IF THERE WAS A HOLE IN THE DIAPHRAM . CHRYSLER WARRANTIED IT NO PROBLEM THOUGH . THANKS AGAIN TO ALL Trouble codes: P0440.
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2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HL42N24
I would like to thank everyone for taking the time to help me on this one, however I cannot seem to get the vehicle back in my shop to apply these new ideas,I am sorry I dont have any useful info for you at this time and iatn would like this post closed. Thank... Trouble codes: P0456.
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1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF14NXG
Thanks for all the help turns out it was the computer. 4 computers later.
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L cluth bracket VIN: 1FTFM1460S
sorry for the delay.after days of talking w/customer he still cant come up with money for repair.Thanx iatn,your great.the replies I got told me I didnt have too pull dash to get pedal assembly out.Assembly could be welded or a new one from ford be put in its ...
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L brakes VIN: 1426576879
It turned out to be the modulator valve, thankyou all for this info. I tested it by, using brass unions to bypass valve, pedal felt great. Thankyou all again so much me brothers!
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTJW36F1T
I have finally got the truck to start today after running multiple tests that everyone quickly replied about. Found out that i have an IPR sticking open. The truck wouldnt start due to the oil in the HPOP lines draining back after it pressurized due to the slo...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32X8X
Hello fellow members I apolgize for taking so long on this repair the explorer sat on back burner for awhile. So when I got back to this vehicle and retested running compression it was good but vacume was little erratic. Most of you guys suggested some type of... Trouble codes: P0303.
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L MIL Lamp on
Found It! It was the grey/red ground wire for B1S1...the insulation was perfect but the wrie was neatly cut, suspect broken during manufacture, inside. Must have had only one strand making a circuit and it finally gave way with P-R-N-D multiples. Hard and L... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system lean Bnk one).
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX17W52
Well... Once again, the mysteries of automotive repair world,... after following most everyboby's suggestion, we reluctantly took the ECM and the owners keys to Ford for reprogramming and sure enough, the truck fired right up and it's running great. Now, my qu...
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24212
hi sorry for delay on this truck customer needed van for work. got it in this week. cleaned mass air flow and replaced o2 sensor so far it good.sorry for poor details in opening request. Trouble codes: 1131 (lack of h02s11 switches sensor indicates lean), 0174 (system too lean bank 2).
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, black smoke VIN: 1FTSF31P53
thank you to everyones replies the truck did not come back to my shop until 6/1/09 when it got here i went over the records with driver to se that all the filters and basic maintnance were up to date. they were, james said intake cleaning,charles said unison r... Trouble codes: P0404, P0528, P132B, P2269.
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FTSW21P15
now we get the rest of the story.seams this truck is bank repo. and sits till batteries are dead,then when jumped off has idle problems till driven aprox.50 miles. replaced both batteries and cleaned MAF. truck has been gone 3 weeks [no news is good news]tha...
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1993 GMC P3500 5.7L head gasket VIN: 1G1JP32K6P
Thanks to all who responded. After reading all posts, looking at napafix, and discusing the situation with powers to be at the fire dept. I had the heads resurfaced, replaced the gaskets with felpro high performance gaskets, installed a high flow water pump ...
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2000 Honda Accord DX 2.3L clutch VIN: 1HGCF8543Y
With multiple replies suggesting problems with the hydraulic hose I went back to that to look it over again. I cleaned it up, put some baby powder on it and stuck a brake pedal depressor on the clutch pedal to keep pressure on it to see if any fluid was seepi...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM219X2
THANKS FOR EVERYONES HELP! i have fixed this puppy. out of all the makes and models and a civic was beating on me? anyhow. i was worried it may be a starting blow headgasket so i did what some suggested. cyl tdc compression air. got only 125psi down on all 4 ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHCG45C01
front cat does reduce NOX its 1200.00 brought it down to 7 ppm from 680 ppm alot of guys said vcheck for vaccume leak I input my readings wrong on my O2 and my CO2 (not CO) any way thanks for the help I really appreciated help on this one
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L leaking at rear t-stat housing to block VIN: SAJKD6044X
Thanks for the quick replies, did as was suggested and replaced with dealer parts. Filled the O-ring groove with rightstuff as an added precaution and let set up overnight. Airlifted in the AM and tight as a drum. Time will tell but the A/M O-ring was complete...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ78S9P
Thanks to all for there input and for the help from the man who has run into this before on reman engines. We set timing again by the book, with rotor pointing at number 1 according to cap. Put the number one plug wire on #6 according to cap and went through...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF68S7X
Received 7 replies. All good & thanks for the help. Most emphasized to check/unplug every 5v sensor reference circuit, including one at fuel tank, which is often overlooked. Todd from Alberta said 600 series are "codes of death" for PCM so that's another pos... Trouble codes: P1698 (PCM Fault No CCD Messages From TCM).
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 4635764987
Thanks gentlemen, customer has chosen to hold off on it , because he is adamant about installing a brand new engine. We will do the install later. Thanks again.
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