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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: JH4UA3656T
hi this car has a tcs light on.i have checked power and ground at the blk/yel wire have power.checked power at the grn/red wire coming out of number 43 tcs running lights all ok. then i checked at the relay red/blk power there.now on my diagram the grn/red go...
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1996 Acura SLX Premium 3.2L Charging VIN: JAEDJ58V5T
I am hoping that a Isuzu tech may have a answer for me on this vehicle. The Acura SlX was basically a Isuzu Trooper. The customer is complaining that the battery light and brake light come on at times. When this happens they also said the vehicle lacks power. ...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L no reverse VIN: WAUC88D7VA
calling all audi techs weve got a crown jewel of an audi cust coplaint that it will not back up if fact it will not we unplugged the trans and it started backing up indicator in dash does not show what gear you are selecting im my self am leaning towards the m...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC28D1Y
I have read a bunch of post about broken vacuum hoses, bad valves, pumps, hoses. These all check good. Here's what happens. If you let the basic setting test run it will usally, 85% of the time fail, the reading will be about 1.5g/s. If you disconnect the vacu... Trouble codes: P0411
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L A/C Compressor VIN: TRUUT28N31
A/C compressor does not power up. Here's the story on this car. Customer previously replaced the compressor at another shop. Last week, the MIL came on and the engine started to surge erratically. He claims the a/c started to act up at this time. I diagnosed a...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAULT64B12
Code 01542- Sender Rate Rotation Faliure(Yaw sensor) The Yaw sensor was recently replaced for the same code just 6 months ago, code light condition never changed.ABS accuates intermitantly. Lights come on and off for esp. Cant find any info on testing circuts....
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L timing belt VIN: WAULC68E85
Replace T-belt & water pump for water pump noise. Need to know if special tools are required?? mitchell shows locking plate T10008 for tensioner is this a necessity. Is there any other necessary special tools required?? thank you very much for your help.
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1981 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L Electronic VIN: 1G6A04748B
Good Morning We are working on this 1981 Cadillac deVille with Automatic Climate Control. We are looking for Climate Control PROGRAMMER. (This is the unit that mounts under the right side of the dash and is attached to the heater case.) 3 questions: 1)Wher...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KS52YXU
Covered all basics for caddys. made repairs to bad componets above.disconnected battery. If you ground pin 27 on ecm(green w/white to relay)compressor comes on. pressures are good,no acm codes,no body codes.pin 27 is relay ground.Thought ecm was problem,but sa...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L blower speed VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
performed diagnostics on blower speed inop. thru diagnostic tree. led to replacment of blower motor,tried new blower motor but still inop. also tried known good ac programmer. still inop. checked controls with scan tool,everything operative. ( doors,compressor...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L HVAC cooling VIN: 1G6KD54Y3X
Please help. This Caddy came with complain AC not working, blowing hot air. But compressor is kicking and discharge pipe is very cold. Seems to be blend door on climate control does not operate. For some reason I can not find diag procedure on ALL DATA on line...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1G6KE54Y0X
Hi techs, This car is in my shop for driveabilty concerns and to get the fix done I have to replace both upstream O2 sensors. I was unable to find any info on how to replace the sensor at the back for bank one. The sensor is located in a very tight area betwe...
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2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DX67D46
This one was in and out(Customer waiting).Local parts house scanned code but "generic" gives no description. They went to the Cadillac dealership and they read codes then cleared.The dealer tried to sell them a "Supercharger Cleaning"(this is what the customer... Trouble codes: P1182 (Supercharger inlet pressure sensor performance), P1101 (Intake air flow system performance)
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L relay junction block VIN: 1G1NE52M4W
Helloy good friends at iATN This Chevy is way out of our specialities so please be patient Fans are not turning on as they should and we traced damage to junction block relay connector inside of it. Customer offered us to bring a used one from USA and so he...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start
distributor 180 out coil primary broken o-ring for injector harness in plenum. now have security light on 2-3 sec then off try to start light blinks three 1/2 times then off tried an ign. switch seen before on s-10 relearned fine this thing will not blink mo...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L no crank VIN: 2G1WX15K31
the body module numbler is [...]. it's lower than the new numbler of update. if you turn the key to crank. all the dash light go blank only service engine soon light on. if you release the key. it's dash light normal again. also found the battery terminal c...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52EX3
I am trying to help a friend and diagnose his car over the phone cause i wont get a chance to look at it for about a week. He called me about a week ago with misfire, he borrowed a scanner, p0300, he replaced plugs and found one that the ground strap was actua... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23173
p0741- TCC performance/ stuck off This vehicle came in with code i drove didnt have tcc operation. Pulled pan to perform tsb someone had beat me to the punch. Brand new valvebody installed. Found a loose mounting bolt so loosened all up and retightend to spec...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L abs module VIN: 1GCFG25T23
van cam ein with abs ligh on scanner will not comuncate with ebcm changed ebcm with used unit still no cominication checked wireing can not find broke wire any ideas can not get codes with out comunication
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GCHG35U54
Van stalls intermittently,mostly on start up. Sometimes idle races upon start up. Checked for vac. leaks,found none.Do not have a smoke machine.(still think i have an intake leak just can't prove it) Tested fuel pressure all ok,also holds steady with key off.T... Trouble codes: P0506, P0507
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1987 Chrysler New Yorker 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1C3BT56K5H
this car runs perfect for one minute on cold start up and then manifold pressure drops from 17/18 hg at idle to 15 hg when system goes into closed loop and leans out if i richen the mixture with propane, carb spray or by pinching fuel return line off the engi... Trouble codes: 41 (automatic shut down relay circuit)
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Electronic VIN: 2C4GP44G81
Vehicle came in for A/C not blowing cold. Found vehicle had less than 0.5 lb in system. Recover, evacuate, and recharged A/C system. This vehicle has rear air. Charged to 2.88 lbs. Now when ever I push the A/C button on the control head, the HVAC control head ...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L computer communciation VIN: 2C8GP74L22
after we replaced evap.core no dash guages work wipers do not work ac compresor dose come on wehave checked all grouhds replaced bcm bus voltage 7.5 with ing. on scanner well not communicate with any module except pcm no codes
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.9L whistle
Thanks in advance, dodge durango 98 5.9l that (whistle) when is idling. no check engine, engine run fine in idle but run at 900rpm .Sound is heard in the intake. already clean iac check the vaccum 20, disconnect hose to see if the sound will not go away.i susp...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22X2Y
I have a dodge dakota with a 3.9l it has a cylinder #6 misfire. We have checked for vacumm leaks, checked and switched spark plugs, injectors, and swapped plug wires. Also have removed the valve cover and checked the valve springs and checked for a cracked spr... Trouble codes: P0306
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7MF33691
Vehicle surges at highway speeds, loaded or not, from 40 MPH on up. At idle, surges up 100 rpm's. Most noticeable on highway. A/C does not matter. Have removed tank and checked for obstruction or damage. Has poor mileage. This is a good friends work truck, dri...
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2004 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L foglamps VIN: 1B3ES46C14
To start the car is an SX 2.0, not a Neon. Car is equipped with DRL's and they run off the front foglamps. They work as designed. The problem is, when the headlights are turned on, the DRL's go out but you should be able to turn the foglamps back on by pulli...
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2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, BOGS VIN: 1B3ES46CX5
This vehicle intermitantly bogs/looses power at any speed and various temperature. nothing seems to be consistant. there are NO codes at all. anyone have any ideas where to start or had one doing the same?
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1931 Ford 4D hot rod 5.7L shifting VIN: A271151500
A little history,A friend has been building this car for the last few years. I did not perform the wiring, It is a beautiful 31 4dr sedan, jag front and hybrid independent rear susp. Has ram-jet 350 engine that has been converted to 90-92 speed density PCM. en...
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1963 Ford Falcon 170CID Mechanical VIN: 3R24U11298
ATTENTION: VINTAGE FORD LOVERS - Thought this would be an easy project for my wife but turns its becoming difficult. So here it is Bought a real nice Falcon Deluxe station wagon with stock 170 and a 2 speed automatic it ran but found it had busted #5 & 6 pisto...
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1984 Ford Tempo GLX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FABP23R8E
Have an 84 tempo with no spark at coil, cap, or plugs. Cap appears to be normal so replaced ICM but nothing changed. Tested signal coming from ICM and signal is fine. During replacement found plug to ICM on distributor to be bad so replaced distributor but sti...
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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L transfere case VIN: 1FMCU14T1J
Vehicle has no 4WD functions (electronic). I performed transfere case module test and test light on module blinked 4 times saying it was good. I noticed that the 4wd switches do not light up when pressed and you do not hear the module click. I can get lights t...
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTJW35MON
should the fuel psi stay at 8 psi when shut off?
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5144T
this windstar run bad at idle and a p0340 is always on when we unplung the cam sensor it run fine ,another garage replaced the cam sensor and forgoted to repair a vacuum leak so after the vacuum was ok the van still run bad i chenged the cam synchro checked th... Trouble codes: P0340
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMFU18L6V
Hello all, I need to know if anyone has info on engine swaps on Ford Expedition. I have a good 4.6 engine in a junk Grand Marquis and need to know if it could be used to replace the 5.4 in this Expedition. I know the complete engine is not a direct swap but ca...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Battery lite VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Battery lite will come on after about 30 seconds. Alternator is charging, but at 13.9 volts and the amps are a little erratic + - 5amps. If I start the engine with the 3 wire plug undone, the alt. does not charge. If I plug in the connector after starting, the...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L hvac blower VIN: 1FTSW31S3X
This truck has only high speed on the blower due to the resistor block "opening" in the diode or whatever the component is adjacent to the resistor springs. This may be a high temp cut-off switch (similar to a hair dryer that won't reset). My thought is perhap...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F3X
Hello all, installed a fuel pump in this vehicle & fuel filter in this vehicle, test drove it 20 miles and all was well. Towed in today does not start.has fuel pressure, no codes stored. I was given a carter fuel pump and wix filter. what am i missing?...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L timing setup VIN: 1FMZU73E42
need some help explaining how to set up the timing chains on this engine.i have the ford master timing kit,but can not figure out the setup produre.can anyone help explain this to me.help please.kyle [...]
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1FMDU75W12
vehicle arrived this AM with a complaint of higher than normal idle speed and harsh 2-1 downshift. Started vehicle and noticed the normal flair at start-up then speed settled at aprox 1200 rpm test drove for trans complaint and could not duplicate in 5 mile te... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP circuit performance problem)
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L lacks power VIN: 1FTWW33PX3
hey guys i have a strange on i dont understand to well, engine has a loss of power on take off one code P2263 keeps reacurring, truck has no converter, drop exhaust anyways and did not help, fuel pressure 55psi running and idle and underload, it had a noise co... Trouble codes: P2263 (back Pressure code)
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAHP53U46
Thanks in advance for any help. Vehicle came in shop with check engine light on and complaint of hesistation and stalling out after about 20-30 minutes. Checks codes. Found code PO191. Fuel rail pressure sensor A circuit range/performance. I went and checked t... Trouble codes: P0191
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2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L 3-4 Shift VIN: 2123131321
This vechile cam in with a hard 3-4 shift when Hot and the Oil was dark, rebuilt the transmission replace Torque replace Valve Body with all solinods. It has the same problem works perfect when cold and as soon as it warms up it has a hard 3-4 shift. We replac...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L engine VIN: 1GDHG31R22
Sorry guys, not alot of info to go on here, and I'm sure this is going to be one of those where I've overlooked the obvious. As you can see from the mileage, this vehicle is rarely driven, sits alot. After sitting, when cranking, it kicks back against the star...
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2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Steering VIN: 1GKEC13T93
this yukon has a power steering problem only when moving very slow or not moving at all; the power steering works normal when turning to the left, but it binds up when turing to the right. it makes a hissing noise while it is binding up which sounds like a vac...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JHLRD1865Y
my customer is on vacation this week,and this crv was due for a timing belt.upon disassembly ,i aligned all timing marks("up" mark on cams aligned with arrows on cam caps,crankgear mark aligned with arrow on oil pump cover(key way at 12 o'clock).upon starting ...
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L noise VIN: 2HGES1232J
hello, thanks for the help ahead of time. i have click click noise on the top of the engine towards the back. i used a stethescope to pinpoint noise but could find the noise. the noise is a little louder aroung the vtec solenoid and timing chain area. i alread...
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L convertible top VIN: SAJGX2745V
I am lucky enough to have parents that own this 97 jag xk8, the hydraulic line to the convertible top latch has ruptured, the jag dealer wants $1500 to repair. I am going to do the repair at my shop and only have mitchel on demand, which doesn't have any info ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L a/c VIN: 1J4GX48S12
vehicle came in no A/C operation. System was low added refrigerent...no compressor operation. No power to compressor clutch,traced system to relay ground relay system works No signal grounding the a/c relay from BCM.Plugged scanner into it no communication fro...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L oil pressure gauge VIN: 1J4GW48794
Customers states that oil pressure gauge swings up and down at times. Of course, we never see it do it. Yesterday she stopped in while it was happening, gauge thinks it's a windshield wiper!! Seems steady movement, not real fast, but almost all the way up, the...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L master cylinder VIN: 1J4GK48K54
customer went for a quick oil change . the lube tech filled the master with power steering fluid . after driving 30 to 40 min the brakes would lock up . cracking a line at the master cylinder would release the wheels . we replaced the master cylinder (with new...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ4HR48N15
Hey guys, hopefully there are some chrysler proffessors out there. I have a 05 grand cherokee that originally came in a week ago for a quick "sluggish feeling". Of course when they brought it by it was feeling fine, we drove it off and on for a couple days and... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Air suspension VIN: SALPA1249X
Air suspension works good and we want to keep it that way. We need to put this thing on the lift (two post) to fix oil leaks and need to know how to disable the air suspension. The older ones with the switch under the seat were nice. Alldata says to use a Test...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L drivers door glass VIN: 2T2HA31U24
car came in with a complant that the window pops when first going down. we lube the tracks. removed the door panel , the regulator apears to be flexing when the window is at the top so we replaced it with a dealer part . no change . it seems as if the window s...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Slow idle return VIN: 1LNHM87A3Y
Hey Ford/lincoln techs, thanks in advance for reading my help request. This lincoln has a problem when you start the engine it wil go to 1800 RPMs then slowly drop down to about 600 rpm and idle just fine but if you open the throttle just a little bit the idle...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine VIN: 1LNHM97V81
Thanks for all advice as this Lincoln is really giving us a headache! Said Lincoln came to us with a blown engine (connecting rod through sde of block). After ordering us one very decrepit looking engine,the customer found us a nicer one with less than 60k tha...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L cd changer VIN: 5LMFU28RX3
The customer placed a cd with a label in disc changer and now that disk is stuck and will not let cd changer work or eject the multi cd cartridge. When the eject button is pressed you can hear the changer trying to move cd's and eject, but then nothing further...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Aux Fan inoperative, AC workks only at 2000RPM VIN: WDBCB25D0G
Hi, MB TECHS. I have been trying to figure out this strange intermittent problem A/C only operative above 2000 RPM and have not seen AUX Fan running. As far I under stand that AUX Fan should kick in at slow speed as as soon A/C clutch engages and should run ...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz MB100D Van 2.0L upper control arm VIN: VSA6313341
Hi Members,I need some info. on repairing the frt upper control arm on a 1988 Mercedes MB100D Van. The two outer bushings have failed and need to be replaced. The torsion bar fastens to an extension on the frt frame and back to the control arm. My main concern...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L pully and flange VIN: WDBPJ74J04
can any one tell me how to pull off the flang assembly
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L compressor clutch VIN: JH4DC548X2
Thanks to all who replied. This was a real nail biter. We got a new multiplex yesterday afternoon, and all is well,and its out the door.
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Reinstall VIN: WBADN63445
Thanks alot guy..I gave up and took the engine out...tried turning it over...with alot of force the engine would turn over..did not want to take any risks just returned the engine.
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Cuts out VIN: WBAGL63472
thanks for the replys.very good info. but customer have some kind of aftermarket warranty.so we told him take the nightmare to the dealer plus he didn't have to fix it either .i read his warranty contract i don't think warranty covers anything. we decided not ... Trouble codes: 27A0, 279D (control engine fan), 279B (thermostat jamming), 277F (crankshaft sensor), 27BB (camshaft control outlet vanos), 27B1.
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Climate control VIN: WBAEV33433
Thanks for all the replies.Yang from China was dead on. All components were working, thus no codes. Found the water control valve's motor would intermittantly not work. Replaced water control valve...drove vehicle 100 miles for quality control...waited a week ...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Accessories VIN: WBAGN61080
We replaced the fuel pump.So far the customer has not come yet.Thank you for your help. The level sensor what we use is 16 11 7 183 795.It substitute 16 11 6 759 833 So we didn't replace it this time.
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Ventilation VIN: 1GKD54Y2VU
Sorry but problem is intermittent and customer says he will come back if it gets more frequent.I appreciate the fact that you all stress the vacuum issue and will have a closer look into this. The programmer is quite expensive and I do not like throwing darts....
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Car runs great VIN: 1G6ET1291W
Replaced fuel tank pressure sensor. Ran EVAP test on snap on Verus everything looks fine. Thanks for all help. Mike Trouble codes: P0440.
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L ecm/icm VIN: 1G6KD54Y93
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP ! DAVE FROM TEXAS WENT ABOVE AND BEOND TO HELP ME. AFTER SLEEPING ON THIS CAR FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS . THE POP FROM THE MANIFOLD ( AND DAVE HEARING IT ON THE PHONE )JUST DID NOT SOUND RIGHT .BUT WITH THE COMP.TEST OK WHO WOULD THINK YOU W...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBCS10A7P
well after getting sick of this truck, the other tech took back over on it. he removed the fuel pressure regulator that i installed and found a tear in the diaphram.(came from the parts store defective!) The Cat broke up on us, and we changed that too. The tec... Trouble codes: 44 (lean).
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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCFK29K8N
Thanks so much to all who replied...I tested all the grounds on the vehicle and found the one on the fender next to the battery to had very high resistance...repaired that and went a step further by grounding the ecm case with a new wire. I returned the truck ...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Stall, VIN: 2G1WF55K9Y
This was kinda of a tough one. The car ran fine most of the time and when it ran poorly it did so for about 45 secs then cleared up. Our service advisor suggested a fuel pump, he worked the desk at a chevy dealer for 17 yrs, so he thinks he knows something a...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L left side motor mount VIN: 1GNDT13WX1
thanks for your time and replies.i used advice from all 3 replies but in the end i removed front differeential to complete the job.thanks again
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Warning lamp VIN: 1GCEC14X63
Kevin from Illinois gets the prize!!! The parking brake pedal was used extensively to get the truck to the shop (Instead of towing. Ended up costing the customer 5 times as much!!!) Turns out the brake pedal switch was jammed in the on position. I manually pul...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDX03E53
Apparently the previous shop had installed a TPS and while it seemed to functon properly 95% of the time we replaced it. We had learned the hard way that the previous shop had installed "dubious" parts. We had found a IAC motor forced into the bore, so in or... Trouble codes: P0122, P1122.
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D3KU286X3
I bought a harness from Edge for one of their programers it came with both connectors.
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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D3HV18P69
Thanks Martin, I had already ordered a new pcm when I posted this,but as always; when replacing a module of any kind,I had doubt's.The new pcm seems to have fixed it and put my o2 readings in line.It was abit of a challenge to get an 09 ngc module programed... Trouble codes: P0152, P0158, P0138, P1128, P1129.
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1986 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Stall VIN: 1FTCR11T3G
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. I BYPASSED THE INERTIA SWITCH, NO HELP CHECKED FOR POWER TO THE PUMPS GOOD. MIKE, & DONALD, MENTIONED ABOUT THE 2ND PUMP IN THE TANK WHICH MY INFO DID NOT SHOW. WATCHED THE PRESSURE FROM THAT PUMP & IT WOULD SLOWLY DROP. INSTALL... Trouble codes: 67 (clutch saftey switch).
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 low range VIN: 1FTSX31L04
Thanks for all who replied. The fix on this vehicle was the 4x4 relay module which is mounted beside the GEM module behind the radio. It has a relay for the 4x4 high and one for the 4x4 low. The relay was bad on the 4x4 low side. Leave it to ford to make thing...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L leaking from torque converter area VIN: 1FAFP53295
thanks to all who all replied to my reguest.we found the the staor shaft was the problem change the shaft and so for now its not leaking well keep our fingers crossed and not talk about it once agin thanks
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56P26
Well guys, this one is not fix. Let me post what I have checked and done so far. We have pulled the oil cooler, installed a home made heater in the oil sump and have and external heater with about a 1.5 gallons of oil all at 195 degree Fahrenheit. We filled th...
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1998 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 3.9L Engine VIN: J8DC4B1KXW
Thanks for those who responded. The request was for help on torque specifications for this vehicle. Didn`t know where to look. Thanks guys for the assistance. Mark
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L back light display on dash, climate contrl, radio VIN: 1GKDT13W5X
thanks to all that replied. Was using OE switches. Turned out that the gray wire that delivered power bulbs was occasionally shorting out under shifter consel. So that is why it would be alright for a while, then if consle got bumped lights would flicker or...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SLE 3.5L Driveline VIN: 1GTDT13605
Transfer case was replaced, problem solved. Thanks for the replies
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1991 Honda Prelude SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA4279M
This one didn't get fixed, thanks for the replies. As Long from TX suggested, I did verify the valve adjustment when cold and it was within spec but got me pointed in the right direction. To answer James from CA question, the substituted ECU was from a 2.1... Trouble codes: 5 (MAP sensor).
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Struts VIN: 2HKRL1863X
Thank you for all of the suggestions and insight into your experience. There were some questions as to why the vehicle first came to our shop. The left front coil spring was broken. During our inspection and consultation with the customer we decided to repl...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD28421
We had some good replies on this one. Special thanks to Timothy from Wisconsin and Bob from Massachusetts. Our problem was a bad wire from the crank sensor to the ECM. We replaced the wire, cleared the codes and all has been good now for two weeks. Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0172 (System to rich bank one), P1399 (Misfire detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire).
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L compressor VIN: KM8SC83D41
Didnt get many responses on this one but one hit the nail right on the head. It was a bad thermistor. Thanks again
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D63
Sorry gang, have not been able to get vehicle back into shop to check again...Customer seems to be MIA..! Some useful info was sent to me so I will share... 1. Possibility of incorrect data/code from scan tool, but I did use 2 different tools to check code. 2.... Trouble codes: P1140 (Unknown).
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JACDS58X51
As it turns out, the #2 injector wire had a small spot that had rubbed through the insulation. Where the harness comes out of the PCM, it turns down and rests on the PCM connector. This connector is aluminum and bolts to the PCM thereby making a pretty good ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire Detected - 2 cylinder).
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1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L body seams VIN: 1J4FJ6759S
Thank you to all of the techs for your advice. The leak is at the base of the windshield. I resealed the windshield and all well.
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ride disturbance VIN: 1J4GZ58S0T
Thanks to all who replied. Apperantly the problem was chemical, not mechanical. Yup, lack of oxygen. As you may know, when someone has their head up their ass, there is a lack of oxygen to the brain, resulting in lack of thought. I was checking the parts with ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GC58K82
on this got the jeep a new computor and flash it as i thought had more problems , the 5 cylinder has a bad valve spring , so head job had to be done the iac also had to be replace to get to idle right thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0205.
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L 4wd VIN: 1J4HR58235
Thanks guys for the help replies! We replaced the rear differential 4wd solinoid and fixed the problem. ohming it was the key but with no specs we compared it to the one in the front and the front actually had a reading but the rear didn't. Thanks again!
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C92
Thanks to all who replied. We were re-checking all wires, loaded up wires with power probe at first and probe did not pop. started to check wires again with probe and probe did pop. by loading up wires it most likely fused a bad connection. customer took car... Trouble codes: P0500.
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Fan operation VIN: WDBBA45AXB
The vehicle is fixed!! Wow, what a convoluted system. Thank you for the help replies. It ended up being the vacuum switch (for refrigerant compressor, at "BI-LEVEL" only) This is switch # 20 in the diagram that ALLDATA faxed me. The switch had bad electrical...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L A/C comp VIN: WDBLJ65G81
THANKS FOR REPLY. IT TURNED OUT TO BE BAD a/c CONTROL HEAD.CUSTOMER DON'T HAVE money TO PAY FOR NEW control head.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Alternator VIN: WBA2030401
Hello Grupe, Thanks goes out to Alex and Carlton who informed me of how the clutch "feels" and that is what I needed to know. When the new one arrived today I measured it with a inch pound torque wrench and it only required 3" pounds to free wheel. This is a v...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1RZ24A1L
This one was a doosy. The wiring harness had been worked over buy someone else. After getting everything set, found the wires going to the idle switch, which is part of the tps, they had connectors on them and they were crossed. Switched them and it idled grea...
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1993 Nissan D21 2.4L lifter VIN: 1N6SD16Y6P
David from Indiana was right on the money. By pushing down on each rocker while on the base of the cam, I was able to isolate one lifter that felt a little different. Changed it and have cured the problem! Apparently, these engines just get a lot of oil to ...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21D8W
Great thanks to all that have replied. First, I removed the IAC valve and cleaned the carbon out. Not much in there but I cleaned it out anyway and performed an idle relearn. One of the o2 sensors was weak so I shoved 2 front o2s in it. Now this is where ...
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