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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L soft top VIN: WBABK7325V
Hi There. This convertible top will open part way. The storage cover will open and then it will not go any further. At his point I have to work in manually. The top lock motor seems to be working OK but the top motor does not seem to be switching on. I checke...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Compressor VIN: 5UXFA13524
I've recharged the freon and monitored the system operation with my Autologic and everything appears to be working correctly. I replaced the HVAC control head because I know that they are a common failure. The issue i'm having is that even when set on "MAX A...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L drp system VIN: 1G4HP54KX1
This car came in with a problem of pulsation or shutter when applying the brakes at highway speeds. After driving the car we found that the ABS system is starting up on both rear wheels only when you apply light brake pedal pressure at highway speeds only. We ...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on, P0452 VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Car came in as no start. Replaced fuel pump with GM part. Had no codes before replacing it. Now code P0452 sets VERY quickly everytime. Smoke tested system. It shows no smoke NOR any flow from the smoke machine, the ball settles at zero flow with no fluctuat... Trouble codes: P0452 (fuel tank pressure sensor signal low)
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L radio VIN: 1GYEK63R5Y
radio will not turn off causing battery to drain overnight. All fuses are ok. There are no dome lights either. HAs anyone ran across this? Thanks for your help
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L compressor VIN: 1G4P14C123
Okay Guys sorry for the vin but at home forgot to bring it with me. How in the heck do you get this compressor out? I have the three bolts in front out but can't seem to find a way to get to the bracket in the back to get the 2 ten mm bolts out and the hoses o...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L pressures VIN: 3GNEC16R3T
hello i have a 1996 c1500 suburban in for warm air.compressor had came apart so i replaced comp cond acc o-tube rear evap rear txv & high side line to rear.flushed hs line from cond that y's off (front & rear). added 2 oz of oil to comp, 2.5oz to accumulator &...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GTGK24R8T
Truck will hesitate on accel. Will have to ease off on pedal to stop it from cutting out. Has new ign. parts (ngk plugs and wires). Fuel pressue 53 psi running and 60 psi KOEO. Scoped fuel pump 5300 rpm with less than 100 rpm varation. Scoped ign. 14 kv max. S...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
This blazer will start off in 3rd gear when accelerating, also when this happens you cannot turn the ignition key back to remove key?? I have checked wiring with no problems found, Check engine lite is on but it's all trans codes from I'm assuming no voltage a...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 1GIND52M8V
ouch this one is driving me nuts. narrowed hesitation down to egr. during light accel in drive egr is commanded 99% and actuall egr position is 99%. intalled donor egr just because and no change hesitation still preset. this is screwing up this cars performan...
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L distributor gear VIN: 1GNEK13R5V
Hello all and thanks in advance for your help. I had a coolant leak on this engine at the manifold, so I pulled the manifold and the distributor while I was doing it. When I pulled the distributor, I found quite a bit of wear at the drive gear on the distribut...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1BNFK16R8X
no misfire counter. even if i induce a misfire. it has a hesitation on mod to heavey accleration. it fells like its running short on gas. o2 sensor readings are in the 800 to 900 hundreds. maf grams around 190.it will not act up by power braking in shop. ive t...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 2GCEK19T5X
Quick question (hopefully); Truck came to me from an amatuer mechanic of decent skill. States truck is stuck in 4WD all the time. Has tried an encoder motor, no change. Currently has the front drive shaft removed. Believes the transfercase is bad. I decide...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R13
have a problem mil p0300.i checked misfire data ,cyl#4 a lot of multiple misfires.have a misfire on cyl#4 and runs rough at idle,above 1,500 rpm runs smooth and no cyl#4 misfire detected on scan tool.i had replaced the intake gasket,injector#4,cap,rotor,wires,... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L odometer VIN: 1G1YY32G12
Hello all, This Vette was working fine when the odometer dropped off to 889 miles. The fuel gauge was stuck on empty but when I cleared out the history codes the fuel gauge started working properly. Although with the scanner connected the fuel level still read...
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G1ND52F74
I think this ecotec has jumped time. It idles a little rough and has sluggish acceleration. No codes at all. Fuel trims are normal at idle and go way negative under load (o2's pegged rich) Thought it was classic signs of a clogged cat but backpressure seems no...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33215
engine losses power and goes into limp mode. There is a tsb for replacing the injector connector on cyl. #2 and #7. I have also heard of some harness chaffing. I normally don't work on diesels, any help would be great. Thanks Trouble codes: 207 (injector 7 control circuit), 2146 (injector pos. voltage control circuit group 1)
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2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L a/c VIN: 1C3EL46X74
car came in with a/c problem. would work for 20 minutes or so, then start blowing warm. Tested system and found pressure would build on one side such as if the condensor was blocked. A fan in front of condensor had a small effect on pressure. I changed the c...
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L door locks VIN: 1B3EJ46X3Y
Thanks in advance .This intrepid came in regular customer claimed the battery went bad aaa replaced battery and they said the power locks quit at the same time.Well alldata is vague i unhooked all door locks one at a time.no results non working. I noticed that...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L lights VIN: 2B7HB11X61
This might seem premature but we have this service van that when brought in for service is always very time limited. The complaint is that all the lights in the vehicle will pulsate intermittantly while the vehicle in service. The instrument lamps are most vis...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L cruise control VIN: 2B3HD46R64
customer came in with part time cruise. start car and it can be turned on with light coming on dash. if you set there with car running it will stay on forever. without moving you can turn steering wheel and it has no effect. take it out and drive it and it may...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L compressor VIN: 3D7MX48C66
hot idle high side pressure goes to 450 psi and cycles comp on and off-put extra fan in front of radiator pressure stays 290 psi-tried new fan clutch-no change-when ecm commands 98%duty cycle on fan clutch the fan starts to slow down to 3-400 rpm. at 15% duty ...
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2007 Dodge SPRINTER3500 3.0L sir light VIN: WDOPF44575
this vehicle came into my shop with the air bag light on in the instrument cluster. the code recovered is 9380.center seat belt circuit open. their was no center seat. two deluxe pedistal seats with a 4 inch height adjuster.the code checked is [was] a hard cod...
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1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L high head pressures VIN: 1FACP40M5P
considering poss. wrong type of condenser designed for r-12 but we converted it to 134a
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L reverse gear engagement VIN: 3FAPP15J6P
i HAVE A 93 ESCORT IN MY SHOP RIGHT NOW AND WE JUST DID A NEW CLUTCH KIT, AND AFTER JOB WAS COMPLETE IT IS HARD TO GET INTO ANY GEAR WHILE PARKED AT IDLE, BUT MOST OF ALL REVERSE. REVERSE WANTS TO GRIND AS IF THE CLUTCH WASNT DISENGAGING COMPLETELY. THE REASON...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP653XT
hi techs, i have a contour that is giving me problems. customer complains of stalling at intersections. it has a poor idle quality and no check engine light on. i first cleaned the throttle body with no luck. i then put my scanner on it. when the vehicle is fi...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FTDX0761V
The story with this truck is that it is used exclusively to tow a camper a couple times a year. Two years ago while going up a long hill the truck started misfiring. Customer pulled the heads and found that several valves had tuliped. Complete valve job was pe...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5147W
has code 401 and 402 with a p1000 first 2 codes are opposite insufficent and excessive egr flow and vehicle only getting about 10 mpg last time known computer reset 2 months ago so p1000 should not of set suspect pcm but not sure thanks Trouble codes: 401 (insufficient egr flow), 402 (excessive egr flow), P1000
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start, VIN: 3FAFP13P8Y
This car was towed in, customer had to push emergency park lock button to get out of park the other day, today car quit seems to have no power to computer, ignition and fuel pump turn key on, it cranks fine, horn and lights work, and there is no check engine l...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP5827Y
we have a ac system that ices up after driving down interstate for 90 miles or so. system has been evac and recharged to proper specs. (34oz). when it ices up, blower is unable to blow air out vents and drain will not flow condensation. gauge readings are 230 ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 low range VIN: 1FTSX31L04
This is the wrong vin for vehicle. I have a 2000 ford ranger that will not engage in 4x4 low.I have checked the steps you take to engage it,in nuetral,clutch depressed, stopped.The switch is good and the 4x4 motor is good.Customer states that he started having...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP53U42
Customer brought in vehicle stating it was overheating. Upon initial inspection we found it low on coolant. Topped off the coolant and watched vehicle for a few minutes. Here is where we are seeing a problem. When testing the cooling fans with the scanner I ca...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Passanger seat belt VIN: 2FPTF17252
I recently purchased a 2002 Ford Ranger 3.0/ 6 cyclinder 4 wheel drive w/ 100,000 miles the selt belt lite flashes on with a code 47 and stays on. Having down time I purchased a new seat belt and decided to remove the old one and install the new one. I went to...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering wheel VIN: 1FTSW31F93
customer stated when taking off or decelerating 9-13 mph steering wheel shakes and truck feels like its hopping when braking, feels like on a wash board. thanks in advance for any help you can provide
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L no power VIN: 1FTWW32P34
After replacing the EGR cooler assembly ,the engine runs perfectly except for the turbo quit working.There was a lot of coolant in the exhaust system.I had the RPM held at 2000rpm to clear the exhaust of coolant when I heard a noise then the turbo quit.What di... Trouble codes: P0299 (turbo underboost)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTPW14564
This truck was originally brought in for an engine noise, the noise was as described in TSB's and here as cam phaser noise. I replaced both cam phasers using the ford procedure found on another forum with ford tools to wedge the timing chain and remove 3 rocke... Trouble codes: P0340
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVFT80N66
Car towed in with no start problem,checked fuel presure and found 60 lbs ,good spark,injector pulse, tried crank sensor and coil
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1997 GMC K2500 Suburban SLE 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GKGK26J6V
Hello Group, This suburban came to us 10,000 miles ago as a tow in no fuel pressure. Diagnosed as bad fuel pump we removed the tank and found the electrical from the pump to the connector on the inside part of the sending unit assembly to be burnt. This vehic...
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1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Steering Box, Pump VIN: 1GKDM19W2X
Greetings All! More strangeness. This van came in for complaint of fluid leak. Found the steering box leaking and replaced it. After 'bout a month or so, came back complaining of noise. Now this isn't the standard light groan/hiss that is normal. This noise is...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Transmission VIN: KMHFU45D21
I hope some Hyundai techs can help with this one. I don't get many of these cars in the shop. This car came in with a P0715 code, input speed circuit malfunction (I think). The customer states that when driving the car will bang into limp mode which seems to b...
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2003 Hyundai XG350 3.5L cruise control VIN: KMHFU45E63
I have checked the cruise control on/off switch and the set button. They are working properly. My diagnostic program has no troubleshooting procedure for that vehicle. You can not activate the cruise control.
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Drive-axles VIN: JACDJ58X5W
question, used aldl break out box to ground pin #8 to check & clear any codes code #12 is present. why does the rear wheels iluminated in green on the picture on the dash ? blink wile driving truck on road test ?? thanks joe
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEB51D72
With little to no help from alldata and mitchell, I put this in the capable hands of the people. I have done the visual inspection and smoked the system. No leaks found. However I do get a couple of whiffs of fresh gas fumes when I am under or around the fuel ... Trouble codes: P0442
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L 4wd VIN: 1J4HR58235
The vehicle came into us with the 4wd warning light on. performed a code scan which shows a code c141d which is a rear differential circuit low voltage. using the O.E. scan tool we found the signal at all of the sensors are good and has the proper pulse. Every...
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L compressor VIN: KNAFE122X5
AC compressor will not engage, pcm is not signaling compressor clutch relay on. i can manually energize relay and AC blows cold. I replaced triple switch and same result, I plugged in new thermister and still no luck. Scan tool data shows AC switch ON and pres...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L a/c air tempature VIN: 1LNHM87A52
Customer complant when out side tempature is 85 degrees or higher, with both driver & passanger settings at 72 degrees, after driving 15-30 minutes when driving the drivers side a/c vents blow hot air. He said if he shuts off the car & restarts it the air woul...
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2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L bucks VIN: 1YVHP80C43
bucks on acell but more at light throttle cruise . has drive by wire system . feels like a ripped intake air boot but its not torn . cleaned dirty throttle body . heres the killer . i see voltage glitches with scanner on accel pedal position sensor (sometimes ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L wipers & washers VIN: WDBFA61E5M
i have a 90 mercedes 300sl with the wipers and washers inop. when operating the wipers the srs light comes on and changes brightness with the different swithc settings. when the washer switch is pushed the rs light goes out but the washers do not work. the wip...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Poor performance VIN: WDBKK47F0X
Car came in with above codes stored. Cleared and the P1236 comes back as pending. Research on archives pointed a lot of directions with many suggesting the K40 relay box. This thing has the supercharger on at idle and this car is a dog while driving. Need help... Trouble codes: P1235 (Recirculated air flap signal output stage), P1236 (Compressor output stage magnetic coupling), P1420 (Air pump switchover valve), P1525 (Camshaft timing stored actuator)
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31F7P
Hello fellow gurus, I'm having a problem with this Altima. The vehicle has a severe hesitation when you raise the RPMs above 1500. It will also stall at idle, but if you hold the throttle just off idle it will run smoothly. All four plugs were black and smelle... Trouble codes: 21 (Ignition Circuit), 45 (Injector Leak california only)
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D6Y
this came with the code 0505.before scanned i knew was iac related problem.first of all the owner installed a used one,didnt work,then he put a new one and was doing samething.he ask me if i could take a look.i notice that when is cold runs bautiful,got power ... Trouble codes: 0505 (iac/acc)
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED48E3X
Hello Everyone, i got this Saab with a MIL lamp on 1300 or p0300 multiple misfires. I checked plugs and shes running very rich. i checked fuel pressure and its doing something weird. It will not jump up to spec. It slowly goes up and even at its highest point... Trouble codes: P0300
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1990 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2AE98C5L
Hi fellow techs, this toyota is a real headache to me. It's been here for weeks and I still don't have a clue. I've done many tests and swapped some components with no avail. The symptom is when it sits long enough, it will crank and seem to be starting but s...
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1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L hvac VIN: JT2MA71N9M
Car came in with heat only complaint. This is the automatic climate comtrol system. Found VSV for heater control valve failed and soneone had routed full time vac to valve. AC system was almost empty. We remidied these issues. We now have cooling only on initi...
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L air bag light VIN: JTDKB20U47
i checked all modules for codes with toyota factory tester "mastertech with factory software and can vim" only ac code for sun sensor witch is common. tried to clear codes three times in both ocupant class ecu and srs ecu also performed occupant seat recalibra...
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1982 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.0L Engine VIN: 0213917720
Posting this for coworker. She purchased this VW camper for fun. The guy she purchased it from just rebuilt the engine. It came with fuel injection, but was converted by him to carberator. That engine did not even make it the 80 mile home from purchase. It was...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L timing belt VIN: WVWGG83A7T
We replaced timing belt for routine maintenance as well as the tensioner, idler, and water pump 7000 miles ago. Broke down on freeway and had to be towed in. Lower timing cover was worn thru at crank pulley, belt was shredded, and valves are bent. It appears t...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, VIN: 3VWPD69M92
this car has kicked our butts please help. we have replaced : accelerator pedal, throttle body, and 2 ecu's. nothing helps. with the accelerator pedal plugged in the car has a poor idle and zero throttle responce. with it unplugged the idle returns to normal. ... Trouble codes: 18047 (accelerator position sensor 1/2g70/g185 signal to high), 18042 (accelerator position sensor 2g185 signal to high)
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWYH63B23
We pulled the heads and were sent to the machine shop for cleaning/ grinding. reassembled the heads, chains set at 16 links as per specs. Used factory cam belt alignment tool, also replaced both cam sensors. The code comes right back after a short drive cycle.... Trouble codes: 17755 (P1347 Bank 2 crank/cam signal out of sequence)
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1988 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1FA874XK
I hope someone has seen this one. This volvo came in for no power and exhaust getting overheated. Test drive was difficult to drive. timing was retarted but could get it to go if you played with acceleration. On testing was right timing was retarted but distri...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L trans inop VIN: WAUAC48H33
thanks for the replys guys. we weren't brave enough to open up that trans in an attempt to rebuilt, so we decided to order up a new rebuilt unit. thanks again...
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Blower Motor VIN: WBAGN63412
I believe this car is fixed. We check all the inputs to the blower resistor and all seemed to be okay. We did register the battery when we installed the new one. The blower final stage or resistor took care of the problem. I had a hard time getting the custome...
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1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
This is my personal car , close to crushing it, with the mass air meter disconnected the car runs OK after three MAF meters still not fixed. Mass air Hz drops to zero engine stumbles might just put tape on SES light Trouble codes: P0102, P0122.
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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J13
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry it took me so so long to get back, but just got the car back in yesterday. Replaced the plugs and wires and checked the coils and ICM. Drove the car twice for a long time and it ran fine. It sat for 2 hours and I drove it ar... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank Sensor).
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2005 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GYEC63N25
ITS STILL RATTLING LIKE DIESEL AT IDLE BUT NOW ITS BEGINING TO LOSE POWER,ICHECKED ALL THAT WAS MENTIONED EXCEPT LOOKING TO GET TRANS CODES AND DIDN`T HAPPEN,MY TESTER IS A LITTLE SMARTER THAN I THOUGHT.THANKS TO EVERYONE CAUSE IN CENTRAL[STICKS] TEXAS NOT VER...
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1984 Chevrolet MOTORHOME 7.4L charging system VIN: 1GDJP37W2E
a special thanks to all that replied bob [...] pointed me to the co. that bought LESTEK MANUFACTURING. i contacted them via internet www.penntexusa.com they have a distributor in cinn, oh. (ups) voltage regulator and still no charge. contacted the place i bo...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16RX1
sorry about the delay on this fix. all of the replys were goog- but this was a two fold problem.problem 1 was a chaffed fuel pump feed wire on the frame near the cab ,were someone had repaired steel brake lines.number 2 was a littlle harder the owner of this ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14W6X
hi fellows thanks for all the suggestions but none of them was the problem or was of any help 90% of the replies were things i had already tried went back to good old fashoneddiagnostics with the dvom and scope found circuts 1239 ignition b+ and423 ic control ...
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Reduced Power VIN: 3GNDA23D56
Turns out a previous shop repair attempt had frontprobed the ECM connectors instead of backprobing or using the probe points between each pair of circuits in the connector. This GM vehicle and many others use .64 size circuit connectors, both round and square... Trouble codes: P2128 (APP Sensor 2 Circuit High).
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L cruise control VIN: 3GCEC13J58
Thanks very much to all who replied . Rick from Ohio, GM...Government Motors Chuck from Kentucky, Its possible about the 2 different harness' , just could'nt prove without a whole lot of hassel. Took your advice and gave the techline the part number for t...
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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Stall VIN: 3C3XA5633L
When veh. would stall, no fire too the coil or injectors. watched the graph on our modis, seen asd relay shut off. possible ecm, tried a used one, no good, we had already replaced dist. assy., (crank and cam signal from this unit) replaced our dist. assy. with...
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1990 Chrysler Imperial 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XY56R2L
HI ALL THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. FOUND WIRE INSULATION RUBBED THROUGH TO CAM SENSOR UNDER INTAKE,REPAIRED THAT THEN I COULD GET DATA FROM SCANNER, NO MAP SENSOR CHANGE WHEN RUNNING SO I REPLACED THE MAP SENSOR NOW IT RUNS GREAT, THANKS AGAIN, JOHN
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1992 Chrysler Dynasty 3.3L MIL Lamp on, NO communication VIN: 1C3XF56R8N
On the numbers, I had a bad ignition coil pack, it was new. I found a used one, borrowed off another chrysler and voila, good to go. New does not always mean good. Thanks for your assistance. dave Trouble codes: 21 (02 sensor), 51 (Lean), 27 (Ignition coil 1 control circuit).
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L dvd player VIN: 2C4GP54L45
THANKS TO THOSE OF YOU THAT REPLIED, I REMOVED THE DVD PLAYER FROM THE DASH, UNPLUGGED IT AND PLUGGED IT BACK IN, THAT STILL DIDN'T HELP, THREE DVDS ARE STUCK INSIDE AND WON'T EJECT OR READ. I LEFT THE PLAYER OUT OF THE DASH FOR THE CUSTOMER, THEY STATED THEY ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Ignition fuse VIN: 1B7GL22X8Y
shipped it to a local electrical shop after hunting the short for 20 hours. thanks for all the help I wish i could've found the short but wasn't getting paid for it so i shipped it...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X31
vech came in with slight miss at idle in gear-customer requeted new timing belt/water pump.miss was still present after repair recheck timing marks and reset belt-problem solved thanks for help
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L lack of power VIN: 3D7KU28C44
well, using 3 multimeters i came up with 4 different ohm readings on wiring and injectora. the third meter i used was a fluke, it showed 1 inj.(#4) with1.9 ohms of resistance(spec above 0 and below 1 ohm)Andy from Texas, you helped alot, Roger from Alberta, yo... Trouble codes: P2149 (bank 2 cyls. 4-6 shorted high or low).
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2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L brake lights VIN: 2B3KA43R76
found actual harness pinched under shifter when vehicle was assembled to actually see it had to remove ac vent going thru center console
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1997 Ford Pickup F250 5.8L slave cylinder
THANKS FOR AL [...] AIR OUT.PHENIX INJECTOR ON ORDER.THANKS AGAIN,HOPE I CAN HELP YOU SOMEDAY!
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Brakes VIN: 1FTEX08LXV
Although we followed all the proceedures outlined in Mitchell 1 as related to bleeding the brakes on this vehicle we still had the problem with the poor brake pedal. My shop is not one to throw parts at a vehicle in the hopes of fixing it, I want to confirm th...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
AFTER TALKING MORE TO THE CUSTOMER, HE SAID THE PREVIOUS SHOP HAD CHANGED SOME KIND OF PLASTIC PIECE.??? SO AFTER DECIFERING HIS BROKEN ENGLISH I DECIDED TO DOUBLE CHECK TIMING. PULLED FRONT COVER AND VALVE COVERS TO MY SUPRISE BANK 1 WAS DEAD ON SO I THOUGHT... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174.
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17W5Y
Tech's, this Ford is down the road. Had never seen this one before. Replaced OE VSS with second OE and VSS code gone. Rechecked all wiring, recleaned all grounds, computer related and not. The problem still existed. Had one reply about DPFE sensor causing... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position snesor circuit malfunction), P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow), P0720 (Output speed sensor circuit malfunction), P0722 (Output speed sensor circuit no signal), P1131 (Lack of HO2 sensor B1S1 switch indicates lean), P1151 (HO2 sensor B2S1 switch point indicates lean).
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L non ready VIN: 1FTNX20L81
The Ford ABERRATION. After baby sitting the State Inspector and advising him to input a 8800LB GVW the inspection protocol changed. Once the right peramters where inputed the inspection criteria changed from OBDII to ASM/OBD1 and it passed. Further more, I be...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L trans temp guage VIN: 1FTSW31FX2
Thank you for all your help!!! repair instrument cluster now the readings with the pcm match the cluster temp guage.Also infared temp transmission and that also matches.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTNW21F72
ILIKE TO PLAY THINGS SAFE. RADIATOR AND FAN GOT REPLACED TO OVERCOME PROBLEM AS MOST PEOPLE SUGGESTED. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. NOTE- SINCE THERE'S NO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATION ON ACCEPTABLE INLET AND OUTLET TEMP OF RADIATOR WHEN CHECKING FOR RESTICTION OR IN...
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2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L battery VIN: 1FMRU17L32
Okay, it looks like I wasn't patient enough. I must have opened a door or something within the first hour of testing. I left the ammeter on and worked on other things and came back 75 minutes later and the draw had dropped from 265 mA to 19 mA. I'm okay with t...
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FTNE24W04
I used a lower shock bolt kit that was in with the shock for a 77 Monte Carlo from NAPA - If you use the boltkit in the box with the carriage type bolt head on one end, all you need to do is cut off the shank part of the broken part on the van at the buldge/sp...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L gauges,power windows, radio etc VIN: 1FTPX14574
Well I was able to convince the owner to get us online with some wiring through one of our local jobbers. I tested all the wiring to the instrument cluster as well as removing the fuse panel and dismantling it, and the security module. Took an educated guess a...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P45
WELL FOLKS THIS ONE IS FIXED.COME TO FIND OUT MY SECONDARY FUEL FILTER HOUSING ALWAYS SEEMED LOW ON FUEL EVEN THOUGH I HAD GOOD FUEL PRESSURE.SO I REMOVE THE SUPPLY LINES FOR BOTH HEADS AND TURNED THE KEY ON TO MAKE SURE FUEL CAME OUT IF NOT A FAULTY INTERNAL ...
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2006 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L driving comfort VIN: 2FMZA50246
I have yet to see this vehicle to complete the diagnostics, tech posts were as follows, look for loose moldings or window seals, one case had similar noise from leaking intake seals causing problem to be heard mainly from inside vehicle, more than one cure of ...
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L convertor/pump VIN: 1GTHK29151
First, Thank you to all the techs who replied so promptly to my message. I had the first replies within 15 minutes of posting my help message. Wow! The FIX was the torque convertor. I tried to test by adding dye to to the fluid as per GM Tac, boy what a mess....
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L ipc VIN: 1GKDT13S43
Thank you to all who replied especially Mickey from New York, for the info about Advanced Auto Electronics. Called them up gave them vin, mileage and a couple other things they sent me the unit in 2 days, installed in truck and all is good. DID NOT have to go ...
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2006 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L noise VIN: 1GKDT13S76
thanks for all replies it was air pump sounded like aircraft engine had one guy start vehicle i stood underneath and verified noise from air pump thanks again
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2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L brake controller VIN: 1GTEK29J09
Thank you for replying so quickly. The GM TSB was exactly the information I was looking for. I was just kind of surprised that I had to run a wire all the way to the back of the truck! I've done this procedure on GM trucks a few years ago and you just had to o...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L turn signal VIN: 1HGCD723XT
Thanks to all for the the tips and suggestions. SPOILER ALERT: it was the Hazard/Warning flasher switch. After I found a schematic for the power and grounds I realized all the power (to include the turn signal stalk) runs through the Hazard switch. I talked...
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1863X
This One is FIXED. Mike and Chris suggested that there maybe an exhaust leak. causing the cat monitor o2 sensor to pickup excessive o2. We checked for any exhaust leaks with the smoke machine, none found but a valid test anyway. Micheal and James both sugg... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X21
Got a few good replies, about going back to basics. Came in today with a fresh mind and focused on egr code. Found all 5 wires to valve broken in half about 6 inches from valve. Reset fuel trims and all looks good now. Thanks for your replies and time. Iatn is... Trouble codes: P0405.
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L gauges / windows VIN: 1J4GZ58S7V
Thanks for all the help. Paul got it right, Air bag was the culprit. The coil (clockspring) was OK but the module failed. I had verified ignition switch as OK and Pauls description of the ranking Jeep uses on their Can bus got me headed the right direction. To...
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1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Power Steering VIN: JT8BH28F5W
The pressure valve in the pump stuck 3 times. Last clean up we did was with the original pump. I believe the A/M rebuilds the valve bore may be scored and allows valve to stick. Advise new pump and rack with OEM units with this repair.
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1991 Mazda 626 2.2L Stall VIN: 1YV6D22B5M
Thanks for the help everyone. The fuel pump cured this car. Did not expect my fuel guage to be faulty. Had checked same way before. but saw no pressure drop, Bought a new guage and retested, the problem obviouse then. Thanks again.
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