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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUZZZ8DZY
Hi guys and thanks in advance, we currently have this Audi A4 in at the minute, we replaced the timing belt recently and ever since the customer has comlained of a lack of power, the vehicle is flat and then has what can only be descibed as a lean burn missfir... Trouble codes: 4474 (02 sensor heater circuit), 4604 (intake manifold valve open circuit)
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Windows, sunroof,door locks, interior lights VIN: WAULD64B04
Car was brought in for no power windows, sunroof, locks or interior lights...cust. says all happened at once...worked one day and not the next morning...checked w/ vag.com... code 01570 keeps recurring in central locking module...pulled seats and carpet to che...
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUPL68E05
This car has a coolant leak behind the water pump and below the A/C compressor from the side of the block. (The water pump is on the lower left side of the engine.) It is leaking from the seal between the guide plate and engine block. The guide plate is what h...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L power window drivers front VIN: WBABN33X1J
Hello to all of you bmw guys. This car came into the shop with the complaint that the window would not wind up. I cold hear the motor wanting to work and tested for power to the motor and it was ok.the customer had already replaced the regulator so i took the ...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L oil pressure VIN: WBABS33462
Car came in with oil pressure light flickering (red light) Changed oil and filter. Red oil light still comes on at idle when warm. Manual pressure readings show 15psi at idle when warm. Spec is 0.5 bar (about 7.23 psi) so I am way above spec and cant figure ou...
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2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L Oil pressure light VIN: WBAEW53443
oil light flickers on @ hard stops when warm oil pressure is at the minimum at idle (7psi) when this occurs we replaced a leaking oil pressure switch & that is when the poop hit the fan & problem started - we have since replaced the switch twice with an OE BM...
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1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS52Y6S
The light comes on AFTER the vehicle is started (usually around 1200 rpm in Snapshot), this is important for the trouble tree. Followed the trouble tree and came up with problem not present at this time. Scoped Ignition Control and 4X signals, both good 0-4.5V... Trouble codes: 23 (Ignition Control Circuit Problem)
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1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L pcm VIN: 1GCDK14K4L
Hello Friends, Passing gear will set a spark timing code 43 with MIL and (lack of power, after the code sets),every time. The dtc chart has you rap on the engine block and watch the scanner, whick the scanner does indicate knock. The diagnostic aids has you ch...
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1995 Chevrolet p-30 5.7L preignition / knock VIN: 1GBJP32K1S
vehicle came in with engine noise . diagnose broken crankshaft...replaced the engine with a good running used that we drove into the shop . change all sensors and tbi onto the donor engine and test drive .severe preignition .adjusted timing to 0 degrees (still...
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1998 Chevrolet Metro 1.0L MIL Lamp on, Will not idle VIN: 2C1MR2263W
Customer complaint of no idle and after driving 30-40 minutes loosing power and dying. Customer will have to charge battery and then he can drive for 30 more miles. I found vehicle is running rich, short term fuel trim is -20%. You have to press pedal down hal... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor2)
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Rear brakes VIN: 1GCGK29R3W
Hello, Customer came in with this truck for a brake vibration. Vehicle was road tested and the vibration appeared to be coming from the front and rear brakes. We were able to confirm rear brake vibration by applying the park brake while driving. Pulled all whe...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G1NE52J5Y
Vehicle stalls on start up after sitting for 10 min. Vehicle has 1200 rpm flare up. Seems like there is no "base idle". Engine stalls twice. Third time it hunts. Fourth time it's fine. Car runs and drives fine, no idle hunting. When restated right away, idle i...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Rear Differential VIN: 2GCEK19VX2
Im trying to find a cause for milky fluid. We changed the gear oil durning the last service, approxiamtly 3000 miles ago because the fluid was milky. We pull the cover for our diff services. the diff gets drained washed down with Shop Solve and dryed with air ...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, No power VIN: 1G1JC52F24
I have one of those great ECO techs. I will tell you before I get started that in the morning I am going to check the timing chain because I started this thing up cold this evening and it was rattling pretty good. So maybe a jumped a tooth or two? So here it ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich exhaust)
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GBHG31U74
Vehicle has a misfire on cylinder #2 & #6 at idle only. It trips the code mostly when cold after running for 2-3 minutes. Eventually the MIL light will come on. We have replaced plugs, wires, swapped coils with different cylinders, flushed injectors twice, ins... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire)
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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Stall VIN: 3C3XA5633L
Hi Guys, not a good week for me, another problem car dumped in my lap, veh. stalls out when warming up. No codes, recorded veh. when stalled, graphed info (I'm using a snap-on modis scanner) and can't find anything causing stall, another tech already replaced ...
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1994 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L a/c system VIN: 1C3EU4533R
I have a problem with the ac on this car. Will not blow very cold. Also another problem with air volume being delivered. First lets start with the ac performance, Its not blowing very cold. It blows 65-70 at idle with low side presure at 32psi & 250psi on the ...
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1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4P64LOVB
Vacuum is 19" to LDP when running, hoses and cannister good/ hold vacuum. Jumper harness from LDP to top of trans is ok. 12v to pump, solenoid is good and does energize when grounded, 12v returns to wire, I see no voltage to switch sense wire with engine runni...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4C3AG52H34
Due to scanner codes I replaced the MAF sensor. When vehicle is cold it idles and runs well but as the engine temp rises, the idle falls and will not idle or drive once warm. Checked the coolant temperature sensor and it checks out at 6.5 kohms @ 32 degrees F....
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L sliding door VIN: 2C8GP64L65
Power doors will work with remote or front dash switch, switches at door post or when pull outside handle will not work open or close, used scanned and have signal from both switches. Wanting to see if there is a common problem with BCM or door modules and if ...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L brake light VIN: 1C3LCC46K7
Customer has been having problems with brake light coming on when they apply brakes ever since they bought car. Took back to dealer and dealer said this is normal. We have checked everything we can think of and nothing seems to be wrong. Even tried to pull cod...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, LOW POWER VIN: 1B7HC16Y8R
we found plugs on bank 2 white,bank 1 normal,we pulled the fuel rail and cleaned looking for sand etc,cleaned injectors,found no problems.injector pulse normal,vacuum was normal,no vacuum leaks,smoke tested,this is the second dodge to do this to us.
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L high idle VIN: 1B7FL26X6T
This vehicle came in with intermentent high idle. We had no check engine light and the gauges did not work. We also could not communicate with the PCM. We replaced the insturment cluster with a good used unit. Gauges work and have communication now. Only with ...
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L fuel pump VIN: 1B3EJ46X9W
I am replacing the fuel pump. I found the wiring going into the rear seat area. How can I remove the rear seatback to disconnect the wiring. I could not find any way on the Mitchell. Thanks in advance.
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L bcm
I got this 01 Caravan recently with a burned fuse box and sliced ground cables. I reinstalled the ground and the fans would run continuously the washer would also spray continuously. I replaced only the fusebox at first, reusing the stock "front control module...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L engine VIN: 1D4HB58D94
When veh is cold will start with low idle and rough...after warm and occacionally will crank and not start unless throttle is depressed, then starts immetiatly and if you turn off and it restarts fine rev to 1800rpm like normal and quickly dropping to 700rpm.....
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L clutch VIN: 3D7MX48C47
this truck came in with a shudder (vibration) on decel while in neutral. feels like you still have it in gear when coming to a stop. truck feels like its going to die but dosent. between 5 and 10 mph it gets really bad with no brakes applied. we dont have an e...
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57F3X
engine starts on 7 cylinders and runs rough untill temp gets up then runs alot better,scan for cylinder contribution and come up with #2 cylinder low, thinking maybe broken top compression ring -have not checked compression cold but sounds good when cranking c...
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1FMNU40F6Y
This truck is the exact same engine and drivetrain as a superduty 250 or 350. Its my personal vehicle and I've been battling a power loss for 8 months on this thing. I've had a chip on it for years and started noticing a while back that it didn't seem to have ...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L check engine light VIN: 2FMZA51411
code 171 keeps returning replaced both front o2 sensor,cleanded maf sensor,checked for vaccum leaks without smoke machine.car has rough idle and surge when cold.another problem speedometer bounces even when my scanner shows no bounce when driving . which effec...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L system leak VIN: 1FAFP36332
Car came in with NO A/C, system was completely empty. I put it under vacuum and pressure, slowly leaks down, but I cant find a leak? I guess I'm looking for tips. Ive been doing ac for a couple of years, but we don't get allot of it out this way. I usually put...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMZU77E22
Cust brought truck in for lifter noise and oil tube above camshaft was clogged and starved oil to the front two cam lobes. Cam was hot but lobes intact. Cleaned tube and changed oil and filter (nasty Black) Lucas added and lifter noise present and cust decline... Trouble codes: B1359 (Ignition Run Assy Fault), P0500
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Won't engage VIN: 2FTRF18233
This is a manual shift on the fly transfer case. The GEM module is not commanding the front axle disconnect to engage. 4X4 high indicator does not illuminate on the instrument cluster when shifted into high range. When I preform a GEM module self test the ligh...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR10D93
Ok, here goes. I am banging my head against the wall about this one. I am not getting a CEL AT ALL, and this truck is missing/bucking like crazy under load/accelerating. Idles FINE, and runs great in higher RPMs. Leaning away from vacuum leaks because I'm not ... Trouble codes: P0316 (misfire detected on startup within first 1000 revolutions)
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L no power VIN: 1FTYR10D03
need help!!! truck came in with head gasket failure. removed head during removal we marked and set timing @ tdc locked motor with plate and bolt in crank. need to remove plate to remove cams for head bolts. installed head installed chain doulble checked with p...
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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L no power VIN: 1HGCA5532J
new carb , unhooked exhaust , tried dist , tried coil ,and check timming. timming was good had no power on road test eney help would be nice.
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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEG8551P
got this civic thats driving me nuts. came on tow and replaced main relay and fired right up. next day customer calls me with the same condition of no start. got spark, injector pulse, good compression, good f/pressure - 40 psi and yet no start. checked timing...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L air bag VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
we have had several of these infinities come in with air bag light flashing. according to alldata you turn the key on and press the door switch 5 times within 7 seconds and it should go into self diagnostics but it dont work ever on any infiniti i have tried t...
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1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L abs VIN: SAJHV1646J
This Jag has warning messages stating "brake pressure low" and "circuit 1 failure." The green resevoir was low so we filled it but the messages are still there. We've dealt with these before and I know we are probably dealing with a bad accumulator or presur...
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJKY174XM
car came in for a no start after for a few days of sitting checked draw on battery 70 ma turned on head lights and blower fan to load barrery down to check alt diode starter then just had rapid clicking then dash lights went out no crank no dash lights windows...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuse #21 15AMP VIN: 1J4GZ58S6P
vehicle came to shop in diagnostic mode after customer replaced battery. horn beeping, lights flashing, but injectors still operating.vehicle ran. have no key fob. took to dealer and reflashed sam module. got vehicle back and after 2 days sitting it went back ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW48SX1
This is for a Jeep tech. I replaced the fan relay and before I did I checked the current draw and it was 26 amps running. I cant find any specs and just need to know if this is normal as it seems high to me. I dont want to burn up the new relay. Besides they a...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L a/c issue VIN: 1J4GW58JX2
Vehicle came in with passenger side blend issue.We replaced passenger side blend door actuator and took care of that issue.While in the hvac case noticed evap was leaking and replaced it also with an aftermarket one.Since then a/c will make a noise at times so...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Charging VIN: 1J4GL48KX3
Jeep came in 2 times now for intermittent battery & check engine light. Codes 1682(battery voltage low) & 1491(cooling fan circuit) are being set each time(cleared codes between)- Of course it does not act up for us. We have yet to see it with the battery ligh...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L blower motor VIN: 1J8GW68J33
i have tested for ground and have it. test with test light at motor plug and have pulsing voltage but not enough to run blower motor.relay is good but have all time hot and key hot but didn't see sw.hot at relay.ground also good here. motor tested good. is the...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTW16443
Greetings, Looking for some input on this Disco. We have Autologic and when scanned get only the fault description shown above, no P-code, no L/R code, just the description. I have also posted on Autologic technical forum. The customer wants the car fixed so I...
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2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18271
hi there! this car drive me nut i look at scaner no reading all [...] for 02 sen sor 1 bank1 ,,,and once in a while no reading for [...] 1 as well when i drive the car that reading i got from scaner feel like it the pump i have reading for sensor 2 ba... Trouble codes: P0125
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN8DR09Y92
2001 Lexus came in with a p01135 code. replaced firewall air fuel ratio sensor with a bosch 13540 re-set ecm sensor started switching. I am concerned about the voltage output on the sensor 3.27v at idle. Have checked all grounds especially the most forgotten o... Trouble codes: P1135
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1988 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L a/c system / climate control VIN: 1LNBM81F0Y
this vehicle is wearing us out. i can't say it's causing me to pull my hair out because i don't have any, although i have pulled both of my ear lobes off. please help me fix this so i can save the rest of my ears. this lincoln came in with compliant of no a/c ...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air ride VIN: 1L314S78NN
hello fellow techs... this ones kicking my a...i dont have the suspension cartridge for my genisis...i no this is along shot but IATN has proved miracle before... the lincoln came to me bleeding down on r/f... found leak...replaced bag...(yes i turned the swit...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA51E3N
Hey MB gurus i need some help on 1992 500sel.The car is going into limp home mode and when i scan it i get code number 10 for the throttle body and code 22 for a 02 sensor.Im suspecting the throttle body is bad but i am also concerned with the wiring harness a... Trouble codes: 10 (22 -), 22
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L blower motor VIN: WDBGA42E5N
Blower motor just stopped blowing at any speed. Later just going down the freeway it started blowing at full speed, unable to turn it down to slower speed. When I turned off the car later, the fan continued to run even with the key off. Had to disconnect the b...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J8Y
veh came in with complaint of misfire, followed by rough idle. Short test showed 4,5,6, cyl (all on left, drivers side bank) misfiring and cutting off fuel,also had current code for L/FR o2 sensor. Replaced o2 sensor as first step. Test drive revealed that und... Trouble codes: P0150, P0153, P0304, P0305, P0306
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Head Gasket VIN: WDBRN47J92
This 2.3 engine has a coolant leak from the right rear corner of cyl. head. We have never had a head off a 2.3 before. Looking for some direction before we decide to take this head gasket job. Thanks for any help.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L camshaft VIN: 4JGBB86E96
Hey fellow techs, I've got an 06 ML350, 164 chassis that came in with check engine light on. scan showed that bank one cams were having to constantly be readjusted. BOTH cams. so my thought was it indeed had a base timing problem, but talked to a friend at the...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L rpm/speed limiter VIN: 2MELM75WXV
The original concern appeared as a one time glitch. Then the next day c.e.l came on, very little power, miss. Test drive from customers house to shop verified concern. Scanned & found p1747 (elec. psi. control ckt. fault) Code information states that engin...
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Rear VIN: 4M2ZU55P8X
This is my own personal vehicle. I have had this noise it sounds like it is in the rear end (It is Limited Slip)when doing parking lot manuvers or light acceleration (especially when turning) I get this cracking / growling from the drive train (seems like rear...
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2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engine knock VIN: 1MEFM58U6Y
ok, my wife has a 2000 Mercury Sable with the 3.0 Vulcan engine. I started out just going to replace the waterpump only for the fact of the mileage and we were going to take it on a long trip. I then noticed the timing cover had an external leak where it bolts...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FGTTH6780
We are not understanding this one. When the vehicle is idling, in gear stopped at a light, and cuising, when the Heater/ AC control are turned on the vehicle idle drops almost stalling or it just stalls. Example; If you are in gear stop at a light and you turn...
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2005 Mercury Monterey (Van) Premier 4.2L wiper motor VIN: 2MRDA23235
Hello All We have this Mercury van that has a faulty wiper motor. The new motor from Motorcraft is supposedly updated, the part number is WM645. The problem we have is where the transmission attaches to the motor. The new motor is shorter than the old one. We ...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L MIL Lamp on, TIGHTEN FUEL CAP VIN: 3GYFK66N04
after replacing fuel level sensor,returned vehicle to customer no return after 2 weeks Trouble codes: P0455.
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK23R0X
Ok I finally got this thing to show a severe misfire on #5 cylinder at 14-1500 rpm. swapped spark plug with #1 misfire went away #5 was fouling. Did a leakdown check and found air going right out the tailpipe. Pulled heads and found one with a huge crack in it... Trouble codes: P0138.
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2001 Chevrolet c6500 7.8L Starting VIN: 1GBJ7H1C71
I apprectate all the help. Everything I tested was good. I have good signal to and from all the sensors but no signal to the injectors. I suspect it is the ecm but without anyway to prove this I am refreeing this to the dealer.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Right Turn Signals VIN: 1GCGK13U63
Thanks for all of the help. The u1000 code ended up being a blown maxi fuse for the power windows, unrelated to the lite problem. After spending lots of time looking for an open in the blue wire for the right side turn signals I decided to cut it and run my ...
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1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1C3BU6632J
Ok well after 3 weeks of hair pulling, I am sad to say that there has been no direct fix. I want to thank the members for the replies they gave. A quick run down here. We replaced just about every part on the vehicle related to ignition and fuel. None ...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L 2-1 or 3-1 Forced downshift VIN: 2C8GP64L62
Looks like the TCM flash Fixed it. The shop that originally sent the job did the flash. They also flashed the engine control module. I never got to drive the vehicle again but the tech at the other shop said he drove it about 10 miles, frequently coming to ...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Cd player VIN: 1P3ES46C8Y
Hey, thanks everyone for the help, i disconnected power and plugged it back in and got nothing, so i got a new cd changer for it and its working well now! thanks for the help!
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L noise VIN: 1FAFP5522Y
The canister purge valve is bolted to the firewall near right strut tower. I did find that if I removed vacuum at the supply box on the left side of firewall the noise would stop in time. If I revved the engine above 2500 it would stop. The purge solenoid stop...
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDAF56F82
Tank had de-laminated anti algie coating and had plugged up filter and pickup screen. Pump was making funny noise also . Replaced tank , pickup , pump and filter and all is well . Mike [...]
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L cruise VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
The clock spring was OK, had no fault with control signals from steering wheel, found TSB for brake pressure switch,Replaced brake hydralic switch and so far has not failed again. Thanks for the help, David
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Starting VIN: 1FTRF17243
MY CUSTOMER COULD NOT AFFORD FURTHER DIAGNOSIS TO HAVE THIS VEHICLE FIXED. THEREFORE, I DON'T ANY INFORMATION TO SHARE ON A FINAL DIAGNOSIS. I APPRECIATE ALL THE RESPONSES ON TRYING TO HELP ME REPAIR THIS VEHICLE.
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2005 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L blend doors VIN: 1GKET12S54
thanks to all who replied it was bad blend module acuator plastic end was broke off were it attaches to blend door-- seeya on to another challenge
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1986 Honda Civic CRX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMAF7322G
OK, first of all thanks for the input. it ultimately helped me solve the problem. about half of the gentlemen who replied suggested checking the map sensor. i started the vehicle and with it running bad i unpluged the map sensor. the idle went to 3000 rpms and...
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2002 Honda Civic GX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 1HGEN26572
Replaced transmission and all is well . Thanks for the help Mike [...]
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L navigation VIN: 1NGBX54KD5
had to dissconnect battery for a half hour.then put in factory pin to clear owner info.thanks for all who replied.
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L Fuel vapors in cabin VIN: JNKAY21DSM
Thanks to all who replied.After smoke testing the sys sevral times I found that with the check valve{roll over vavle}removed there was no leak.When I installed old check vavle found fuel pump o-ring leaking slighty.I belive the old vavle was not venting vapors...
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1989 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2J4FY19E7K
Well, I guess its fixed. The customer took the jeep and said he put a pcv in it and said its running good and the crankcase vacuum is gone. I dont know if he has smoged it so thanks for the help.
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTY194X4
The Disco is all fixed. Sorry for the late fix but i wanted to be 100%, though when i got the valves in my hand and upon a closer look at #4 exhaust valve i discovered i tiny pin hole right through it. (aint never seen anything like that before) I already kne... Trouble codes: P0304 (Missfire Cylinder 4).
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Traction Control VIN: 5LMFU28R13
Thanks everyone for the replies. I tried everything! Finally took the vehicle to the dealer. They said they found a broken splice/wire under the center console. That didn't fix it! Then they unplugged all modules on the UBP circuit overnight, plugged them all ...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Oil pan VIN: 1LNHM86S14
66% of the replies recommend pan replacement if plate has to be removed. The owner of the vehicle decided to clean the plate area, install some dye and recheck for the source of the leaking oil. If verified that it is the plate they will replace the pan.
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80D33
We rechecked installation of crank sensor and electrical connectors. All appeared ok. The vehicle has not malfunctioned again. no check engine light. no starting issues. I informed the customer about a potential computer update and told him to take to the ... Trouble codes: P0335.
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Inition Cylinder Lock VIN: 1N4AL11D73
This was a case of customer thinking he had a problem. The car would start, no problem there . The problem he was having or he thought was a problem was that on occasion he could not get the key to turn without jiggling the key and jiggling the steering wheel....
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2006 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08W96
Had a new set of eyes check to make sure timing chains were ok. Chain was off 2 teeth on crank. Car is running fine. Thanks for the help
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GMDX03E71
the crank sensor that was installed was faulty, replaced, ok Trouble codes: P1189 (Engine Oil Pressure circuit).
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WK52J73
Thanks all (Gordon, Christopher, Cenen, Charles, Robert, and Matthew) for the great input, Sorry it took so long. I sorta feel Dumb in that I shoulda just Programed the replacement computer and let it go, given the total failure. Instead I Check every sensor a... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP Circuit Low), P0452 (Evap Pressure Signal Low), P0462 (Fuel Level Sen. Low Volt or Short), P1122 (TP Cir. Int. Low), P1635 (5 Volt Ref. Cir A Low), P1639 (5 Volt Ref Low TCM A/O Fault).
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1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Electronic VIN: JT2SV21E8K
Replaced TCM as everything else looked OK and it solved the shifting problem. O/D light still inop but customer says it didnít work before this problem started. The light is not just a bulb but some kind of module. Replies were for solenoids, range switch and...
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2004 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L timing belt VIN: 5TDZA29CX4
Thanks every Tech, especially John and Terry. I complished! I turned 60 degree counterclockwise, but bank 2 camshaft jumped when removing the tensioner. I want to know what degree which holds both of them. Thank Pros.
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1991 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWRA21G6M
THANK!!! EVERYONE I FIX A BAD GROUND FOR COMPUTER AND REPLACED ICM WITH AN OEM PART THA TAKE CARE OF IT I PUT 4 NEW ICM, ONLY ONE WORK FOR 5 SECONDS AND QUIT THANK AGAIN
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H0W
Thank you all for your input most said pump timing or related to pump problem. mark was right on with lead me in the right direction had nothing to lose so turned pump 1 tooth and then I could time it with the vag-com. tryed to start in morning and started rig... Trouble codes: 01266 (glow plug relay open or short to ground).
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Injector Pump VIN: 3VWRF81H0W
Customer did not want to spend the money to re & re pump to reseal or determine exactly what seal what was leaking. Several responses said to reseal pump or send out for rebuild. If this car comes back I will update the posting.
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