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2002 Acura TL 3.2L door locks, key fob VIN: 19UVA56672
Had this Acura come in and customer had said his key fob was inop. The front doors didn't open with the key fob. Took a quick the vehicle, found back doors would open and close, front doors wouldn't open or close. A technician at the shop replaced 2 actuators...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJT64B12
hOPE TO GET A LITTLE HELP WITH THIS ONE. VEHICLE CAME IN ON A HOOK NO START AFTER DIAG AND PULLING VALVE COVERS FOUND ONE CAM FROZE UP IN HEAD (FOUR CAM 30 VALVE)ULTIMATLY DID HEAD JOB. HAD PROPER ALIGNMENT TOOLS EVERY THING WENT SOOMTHLY CONSIDERING VEHICLE W...
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2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Brake VIN: WAUML44EX5
Doing this as a favor to another shop but it isn't a brand I work on. The parking brake is stuck applied, shop attempted to replace rear pads but could not reset the LR actuator. Using a Launch I entered in 05 to open the actuator for pad replacment. It operat...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Booster VIN: WBAGL63414
Car came in with a hard brake pedal below 1500-2000 rpm. I have no diag on this vehicle but figured I would take a look. Found cam driven vacuum pump that supplies the booster had almost no output. Replaced pump have great output now but I have the same hard p...
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2007 BMW 330i 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWL51088
Check engine light suddenly light on when driving and engine would hesitate sometimes. but if you swith off and restart the engine, alough check engine light on yet the engine accelerate normally. when the coustomer came in with check engine light on on 2009.4...
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1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L odometer VIN: 2G4W552M6X
This car was donated to us to refurbish and sell at a deep discount to a struggling family referred to us by a social assitance agency. We discoverd the shift and odometer illumination fade in and out on the cluster. We haven't been able to connect this to any...
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1991 Cadillac Allante 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G6VS3381N
Greetings all, I have this wonderful Cadillac, that I shouldn't have touched,came in as no start after customer bar-b-qued it. Low compression, coolant shooting out of radiator when cranking all the obvious blown head gasket signs. Sold a complete valve job. W...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KD54Y1V
I have a service brake fluid switch warning coming on instrument panel with a IPC code C1210. I replace master cylinder with new switch and still have the same code. But when you by pass switch warning system shows low brake fluid, so that tells me the circuit...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L almost all electrical VIN: 1G6KY5495X
first i want to thank everyone ahead of time for their help and patience. the only working items are the headlights, the seats, the tilt and telescopic wheel, door locks, and the security light. when i turn the key on i have no lights, or gauges except the sec...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L a/c clutch VIN: 1G6KD54Y61
hello caddy gurus got a 2001 caddy deville came in with no a/c complaint...i have no clutch engagement,on scan tool it reads no clutch cmd,no a/c relay on...i only have snappy solus so i cant get into bcm...but dont these usaully give a 'service a/c system' on...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L evaorator VIN: 1G1AY078XE
I AM IN NEED OF A REPLACEMENT EVAPORATOR, THE ac dELCO pART # IS 15-6386, gm # 3052790. i SAW A PHOTO OF THE CORRECT EVAPORATOR ON EBAY AND A PICTURE OF ONE THAT IS FOR A 1996 VETTE. THEY LOOK THE SAME EXCEPT FOR THE LEGNTH OF THE LOWER TUBE THAT HOUSES THE OR...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L blower volume VIN: 1G1YY3388L
car has low volume of air coming out of air vents, came in with blower motor inop, replaced blower . customer has had low flow complaint issue for a while and nobody has been able to figure problem out . saw one fix about reprograming system on iatn but cannot...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L master cylinder VIN: 2G1WL54T6P
Hi, Thanx for your time...Cust bought this 93 Lumina for daughter...came in for safety check...rear brakes not working...abs valve of side of master...strong fluid to the fronts...take valve for rears out chamber has fluid...but nothing coming out of valve...a...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCCT14W6V
Vehicle has ignition type break up under a load. New Cap, rotor, plugs and wires. Checked distributor for excessive play.. OK. Relaced cam sensor in distributor and crank sensor. Also replaced TPS. Once vehicle is driven and warm, runs perfect.
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L not sure VIN: 1GBJK34J3W
Hello everyone. This Dual rear wheel 1 ton came for front brake service (front pad wear indicators squealing) customer also said that there was a pedal pulsation when brakes applied (which to me verified front rotor warp) also had very soft and low pedal. Aft...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L horn VIN: 1G1ND52J23
customer states that the horn blows intermitently when no one is around. might do it couple times a day or may go for a month till it does it when it blows it usually wont stop till the relay or fuse is pulled. he replaced air bag and horn switch same problem...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GAGG25U84
Hi group this van starts up and idles great when cold but after it idles hot, the engine starts to miss and the check engine light flashes (p0300) if you brake toqure the engine in drive the miss goes away and the check engine light stops flashing (turns off) ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L temp. blend motors VIN: 3GNEC16Z54
Thanks in advance to all that reply! This trucks owner states that at any given time the ac will blow hot air on one side or the other. It will never act up while it's in my shop. It has history codes for both temp blend actuators,b0408,b0414,b0418. It has no ...
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2004 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19X54
Hi folks! This van came in on the hook with a no start. Customer said it was hard starting that morning, went a few miles and quit. When we got it, I sprayed carb cleaner in the snorkel and it ran, so obviously we have spark, compression, etc. Checked for inje...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Misfire VIN: 1GCGG25V66
guys, I have this van in here and need some help. Can in with a dead missfire. customer replaced plugs and wires. I swapped # 5cyl coil plug and wire to rule out ignition problems. did an injector balance and had# 7 cyl with a 3 lb difference. replaced and is ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16307
hard start hot soak resart once in a while no codes PCM)BCM ECM anywhere flex fuel engine has unleaded in now according to cust.fuel pressure Ok... switched horn relay with pump relay maybe get lucky started all day no problem till I went to pull in for night ...
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Lighting VIN: 1G1AL55F17
first customers wife said dash lights went out and then the park lamps went out after that so we checked the fuse and put power to fuse and lights would work no codes powered relay and still wouldnt work lights also flash when locking and unlocking with remote...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2C8GF6844R
Have weaker spark at #3 than all other cylinders. Have good blue spark, but not as strong as other cylinders. ie: spark does not jump as far when testing for spark at #3. Haven't tried replacing PCM yet. Checked connections for possible problem, but nothing no... Trouble codes: P2308
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1B4GH54R7P
this van has had an on going problem. it will cut off when idling or driving after a little bit and will start back up. it will start after 1 min or it will take up to 1 hour to restart.after it restarts it will run all day and with no other problems. it runs ...
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1993 Dodge B250 5.2L cuts out VIN: 2B7HB21Y4P
truck stalls only sometimes after starting when cold. may run for 2 minuets or 20 minuets before stalling sometimes will not restart right a way other times it will start right up, any help is greatly appreciated thanks mark
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2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H4Y
Unable to perform evap test to confirm repair. LDP replaced 6-11-2009. Customer stats light came back on 6-12-2009 morning same code. Unable to perform evap test for after repairs and only test can run with modis is LDP switch key on engine off(Modis is only u... Trouble codes: P1394 (p1494 - leak detection pump switch or mechanical fault)
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2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L all gauges VIN: 1D7HL32X63
hello all,its been a while since i had to visit this site for help,but i have a tough one here.truck came in with ip not working at all cannot communicate with pcm or trans,i can communicate with abs and air bag,so i pulled cluster and checked my power and gro...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L vent temperature VIN: 3D7KA28C33
I have heard of this problem alot, but this is the first one i've actually seen. The drivers side blows very cold, but the passenger side vents are luke warm. I eliminated the blend door as the problem by blocking off the heater core so it doesn't get hot. I h...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L 1st gear VIN: 1D7HU18D65
When accelerating normally from a stop in drive range 1st gear & Low range 1 & reverse, truck makes a "whirring" sound similar to a gear whine but not quite...sounds like it is coming from the driveline while its rotating at low speeds. The sound goes away as ...
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1967 Ford mustang 289CID Coolant Temp. VIN: 117T61C260
Have checked everything and have come to the decision that it must be the sending unit... But, don't have the information for a 1967 mustang coolant temp sensor... I have tried two different ones and a new guage and guage goes to hot... no short in wire to sen...
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1987 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMCU12T6H
has anybody come across this issue, control module will not comand e.g.r vacuum solenoid "on". i can comand it with my scan tool under ---component testing-- and it will work, so this tells me the circuit is good (electrical & mechanicle "vacuum lines to e.g.r...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Low Power VIN: 1FTCR10T9J
This truck feels like it has a plugged exhaust, it just has no power and bogs down when you try to accelerate. The odometer says 51K, or maybe that's (1)51K, but if this is like his other vehicles, it's probably more like 251K. I completed a tune-up for fouled...
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1991 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FMEU15NOM
ok, so this one is starting to eat my lunch! i've been chosen to fix this problem since 2 other techs have tried and failed! this bronco came to us about 25,000 miles ago with a trans shifting problem... it feels like it shifts from 1st to 4th on accel.but if ...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Pump seal VIN: 1FMCU24XXR
Please don't jump all over me on this one, I'm tired, it's hot out, and I have a cold... I got this 94 Explorer in, trans won't move it forward or reverse. No fluid in pan, no real metal or clutch either. It looks like the front seal went and he drove it til i...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDX18W1V
Hi guys need help with this one...Vehicle came in with check engine light on pulled codes P0301 and P0306 misfires on #1 and #6. Vehicle is running perfect no misfire can be felt. Vehicle had original wires so I recommended wires and plugs and BG fuel and inta... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
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1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L 5th gear VIN: 1FTZX172XX
Hi, I have a 1999 Ford F150. It has a manual transmission that will not stay engaged in 5th gear. It constantly pops out. I've disassembled it and can't seem to find any problems with the gear,blocker,or slider teeth. I checked the detents and they too seemed ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSX31L04
This is the second time for this one. I couldn't update it again so I had to make a new one.No 4x4 low.Customer has replaced the GEM module and the 4x4 actuator.The brake and clutch inputs are good. Retrieved code B1302 Accessory Delay Relay Coil Circuit Failu...
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2003 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L 6th gear VIN: 3FAHP39523
hey guys . customer brought this vehl in with clutch completely worn out so was not able to test drive for opperation . we replaced clutch . on test drive if you weren't dogging the vehl it would hit all gears with no problem , but if you drove it hard there i...
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU92193
Hi all, I am battling a 03 escape that wants to win. I had it in last week and replaced the front Y / flex pipe assy and the alternator (new, not reman). It came back today with all the personality of a vacuum leak but not showing evidence of one in the fuel t...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L p/steering VIN: 2FMDA52463
we have a windstar van that came into the shop a few weeks ago with a p/steering groan and hard steering.it appeared that the fluid was dirty and the screen inside the reservoir was partially clogged.we flushed the system ,cleaned the screen and reservoir,and ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L lack of power VIN: 1FTPX04584
This truck has no power under acceleration. Feels just like a plugged exhaust. No codes. Had .75 psi backpressure so had the front pipe cat assembly replaced but still the same results. Have swapped MAF with another vehicle no change,doesn't need a tuneup, fue...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil system VIN: 1FTNX21P74
This engine has a oil leak up front. From the bottom it looks like the front crank seal is leaking. Are there any common leaks on the front of this engine? Note: I am not sure if this is a 4 speed transmission or not.
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2007 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FMYU93147
hi all,vehicle came in ,battery dead,no charging,recharged and tested batt and alt,both no good,repace both ,still nocharge(batt ok now).have code po622,tested com wires and circuits 921,920,ig fuse,b+,all ok,with scanner on computer is tellingalt to charge,ba...
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GKDT13W3T
Hey guys and gals, This truck came to me with a percieved transmission problem. After a road test with the owner demonstrating the concern, it seemed to be misfiring and surging, more so when the torque convertor was in lockup. It had never been tuned up s...
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L All gauges VIN: 1GKDT13554
Hi GM techs, have an envoy with instrument cluster problems. Cust came in with no gauges working, replaced cluster and all ok for about 10 seconds, now only MIL comes on ( goes off when cranked) and back light, no codes stored. I can disconnect battery for 10 ...
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1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L pump motor VIN: JHMCB7681P
this honda has abs code 1-2 pump motor . i have found that there is no power to 7.5 amp fuse at under hood fuse box . the diag says to check open wire from abs control unit and fuse . my question is should there be power on this wire when key is on all the t...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD28421
At idle after a short warm up the check engine light comes on. A short while later the light will start to flash. Most of the codes are for a misfire. We have never under any condition felt the slightest misfire. We'll sometimes get a code P0172 for rich condi... Trouble codes: P0172 (System to rich bank one), P1399 (Misfire detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire)
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L ignition key VIN: 2HGES165X1
Key will not come out of ignition.
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L compressor clutch circuit VIN: JHMES96634
compressor replaced due to loud knocking noise internally (was still operating and cooling), after replacement of compressor & drier, and evac/recharge no compressor operation. No power to clutch, no power to pressure switch, power to both positive sides of re...
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Electronic VIN: 5GRGN23U53
I have a B0418 code for blend/temp door actuator for the right side. Of course it is located on the top of the hvac assembly (big black box). Job pays 5.9hr. My question is, is that correct and is there a faster way? Thanks Paul
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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L only second gear VIN: KMHCG45C03
Customer complaint of no reverse gear, pulled codes p0732,0733,0734.i have checked the fuses that are for the ecm's and have disconnected the plugs on the trans case ,no corrosion visible ,trans fluid looks good and smells ok. Car only has second gear and make...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46F76
2006 Hyundai Sonata. codes p0028 intake valve control, p0022 a camshaft position retarded, p0021 a camshaft advanced. I checked both camshaft control sodenoids and they are 10 ohm's. checked cam position sensors and they look good on the scope. Not sure where ... Trouble codes: P0028, P0022, P0021
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GC58K82
cant get diag info will not communicate but gives me po205 code but no data the truck will not idle and is running very rich all the plugs that came out were black with soot installed new plug, check intake for leaks cant find just lots of unburned fuel cant f... Trouble codes: P0205
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1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1NA3517N
Miata runs very lean off idle. Surges and O2 goes very low when driving. At idle has a good O2 switching and idles very smooth. If you bring the throttle up slowly in the shop RPM's go up and O2 continues to switch high and low, but if you accelerate fast it j...
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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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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L shifting and speedometer VIN: WDBJF55F4V
When it is acting up it does not want to shift and the speedometer is really eratic.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L vent control VIN: WDBLJ65G81
Hello guy have this 01 clk320.a/c very cold ,do not get air from center vents,(sides are ok)all switch functions work except auto,I suspect blend door ( which one I donot know or how to access)thanks for your help.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L srs VIN: WDBTJ76H93
Hello everyone we have a benz clk 55 with a B1058(driver belt locking srs switch signal)code.i replaced the buckle thinking this would fix the problem but it did not.i am wondering if this is the proper code definition for B1058,and if the connector under the ...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L electrical issues VIN: WMWRC33465
Customer says that his wife was on a trip, she reached her destination trouble free, came out the next day and the car would not crank, called a local service center for a jump start, from what I understand they were unable to jump the car, Husband drives to w...
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L transmission VIN: 1N4AL11D64
This vehicle came to us from another shop. Related repair history and diagnosis are unknown. The symptom is the transmission will not upshift. You start the car, drive it and it will shift fine. You come to a stop, then take off again and the transmission will...
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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Navigation system VIN: 2HNYD18462
Just to clarify, I was looking for the security code, not the Pin for the personalized address book. The serial number I provided in my help request and to the dealer was from the DVD player under the front passanger seat.When I entered the code the dealer gav...
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1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS52Y6S
A new computer is what fixed this vehicle. I believe there was a problem with the circuit in the PCM that monitors the EST line for problems-mistakingly thinking there was an EST circuit problem when no problem actually existed. Thanks for all the help, a 14... Trouble codes: 23 (Ignition Control Circuit Problem).
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1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KF5296V
HI Y'ALL!!! Thanks for the help. Call in the dogs and piss on the campfire. This hunt is over. The p1654 was for the cruise control. OK the cruise control fuse powers the hi and low pressure switches thru to the a/c programmer and to the pcm input and the A/C...
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1985 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY078XF
Thanks to everyone Found that a visual inspection of the cam was not enough.Ended up being 2 exhaust lobes worn down and was missed during a visual inspection with the engine running,had to inspect during crank. Thanks again
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L pressures VIN: 3GNEC16R3T
TRUCK HAS BEEN GONE FOR A FEW DAYS NOW CUSTOMER SEEMED HAPPY WITH RESULTS.IT LEFT WITH ABOUT 3.5 LBS IN IT(BOB FROM ARIZONA'S SUGGESTION),52 @ IDLE & 45 @ CRUISE.I'D LIKE IT TO BE COLDER BUT THOSE WERE THE LOWEST TEMPERATURES I GOT.RICHARD,LONG,DOUG,RAYMOND,HO...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WF55K82
SORRY TO SAY WE DID NOT FIX THIS ONE. WE REPLACED THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, FUEL FILTER, IAC, AND CRANK SENSOR. WE ALSO REPROGRAMED THE PCM. WE REPLACED THE REGULATOR BECAUSE IT SMELLED OF FUEL AND THE FUEL FILTER BECAUSE IT WAS PLUGGED. THE CRANK SENSOR WA...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Rear Differential VIN: 2GCEK19VX2
thanks for all your replies. As of now i have not been able to get the customer back in so i'll just have to wait to put some of your responces to work
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GBJC34U63
CRANK SENSOR WAS THE FIX, NEVER HAVE I SEEN A SENSOR STOP THE STARTER THANKS TO ALL THAT HELPED Trouble codes: U1041 (ebcm loss of comm).
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2005 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4E042 6.6L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GBE4E1215
Thanks for the confirmation of vehicle needing flash. Customer called after having dealer reprogram computer and all is well.
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2005 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L flywheel VIN: YC3AN65L65
Thanks for the replies it seems to be normal for the center part of the crankshaft to twist. installed clutch with no problems.
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B4HR28Z2X
Thanks for all the help guys. I started from scratch by testing power, grounds and even tested the bus system for short or open. After I had verified that previous tests results did not change I ran the vehicle until it went into failure. Once vehicle shut do... Trouble codes: 84 (abs vin mismatch).
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZFAAS00B3C
Apreciate all the help, I feel completely stupid and incompetent. It was simply a bad coil. What really threw me off was the fact I could manually get it to spark with a switch, and I was figuring if I could do it then the module should be able to do it. I gue...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5147W
thanks for all the help i pulled the upper plennum and cleaned all egr passages vehicle seems to run smoother and cust has not called back its only been 2 days so cross the fingers thanks alot. Some of the passages were so small i could barely put a small pea... Trouble codes: 401 (insufficient egr flow), 402 (excessive egr flow), P1000.
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2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Pass. Seat Belt Pretensioner Sensor VIN: 1FAFP53U94
Thank you very much for all the replies. The customer decided to take the vehicle before I could fix it. It looks like I would have had to replace both seat belts with new ones. Apparently the seat belts go bad in an accident. Thanks again.
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2000 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, hard start when cold VIN: 1GKEK13T5Y
OK this one was kinda crazy. Pretty much everyone was sure we had a ground problem. We went in and cleaned every ground on the truck associated with the drivetrain. I also replaced both battery terminal ends. We still had -40 at the IAT&ECT. We then disconnect... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency).
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L electric window VIN: JHLRD1764X
Thank you all for the replyes, it turned out to be a broken wire at the connector at the door jam. Thank you all for the help. Ray
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1869Y
Thanks for the help. Had two problems. The egr ports needed cleaning and the number 2 ignition coil was bad. Did both and customer is happy again. Trouble codes: 1399 (Misfire Muti Cylinders), 0401 (EGR Flow).
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shifting VIN: 2HKRL18602
THANKS GUYS FOR THE HELP,WEVE SEEN THE TAIL LIGHTS FROM THIS ODESSEY. THANKS TO PAT FROM CALIFORNIA THE DIAGRAM WAS BANG ON.ONCE WE KNEW WHERE THE SENSORS WENT ALL WAS GOOD. AS FOR HONDA CANADA THEY SUCK, HONDA AMERICA KNOW THEY HAVE TRANS ISSUES AND HAVE AN...
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2008 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L no scan tool function avalible VIN: JHMFA36238
I have sent the civic to the dealer like everyone said thanks for the help If our iowa dealers could only come close to the help i get here thanks again
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L shift 1-2-3 VIN: JT6GE10U5Y
Sorry so long in replying. Customer's husband had changed the fluid with other than Toyota T-IV fluid. I flushed the trans using the proper T-IV fluid and she says it is shifting better as she drives it. Thanks to all who replied. Jim
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1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G3WH15M4R
thanks to all that replied. after checking into the code 36, i found that the wires had rubbed through and were open near the bottom of the rad support. turns out, as benjamin and richard pointed out, that this sensor is used at idle. i assume that no signa... Trouble codes: 36 (24x signal error).
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2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.5L Engine noise VIN: 1GMDV33L85
Thanks to all who responded. Further diagnostics lead me to believe that the problem was with the lifter, the valve moved freely in the guide once the rocker and spring were removed, I was able to snake a length of hose into the area below the intake manifold ...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, ONLY FIRST COLD STAR VIN: WPOCA2986Y
WE HAD REPLIES MENTIONING THE AIR MASS METER NEEDED CLEANING, AND THAT WAS IT. WE RAN A FUEL INJECTION CLEANER THRU THE INTAKE MANIFOLD, AND WE REMOVED AND CLEANED THE THROTTLE PLATE , WHICH WAS GUMMED UP . WE CLEANED THE AIR MASS METER AS WELL. IDLES FINE NOW...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L low power VIN: 5TEWM72N72
Several replies from techs that work on or own similar models warned that lack of power was prominent with this engine. I am resolved to believe that line of thought.
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Water Pump VIN: 3VWCD21CXY
6/8/09. At the dealer parts managers request the car was towed to their service department for their own inspection. After their inspection and talking to the shop where the car was towed into originally, both the dealer techs and the General Repair shop agr...
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1996 Volvo 850 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1LS5S46T
Customer could no longer keep vehicle in shop. This vehicle is very, intermitant. There is only a .001amp draw,that's not enough to kill a battery. I believe somewhere in the course of the nite this vehicle has a bigger draw and then kills the battery. My gues...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L odometer VIN: YV1LW5725T
Thanks for all the help.Took the IPC back out to check it,didnt see or find any thing wrong so put back together and now it works.Must have been a bad conection on one of the four pins to the odometer.Again thanks for the help.
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2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS92D43
I would like to thank all 7 people that replied. The job went with out a glitch. I was very fortunate to have the insight that you all provided for me. Very helpful information...I removed the fuel pump unit first and stuck a hose in that side to remove the...
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