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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Torque converter
Any one seen this in an acura. Got a 2000 3.2tl with what feels like a torque converter shudder. There is a honda tsb which addresses faulty torque converters in the accord v6's, 99 and 2000. on partial lock up between 20 and 40 mph. I definetely feel it with ...
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1991 Audi 200 Quattro 20v Avant 2.2L steering system VIN: WAUHE5444M
Car came in few months ago with noisey power steering pump. Replaced it, no problems. Came in a few weeks ago with main pressure line from pump to rack leaking bad, replaced that now there is a loud buzzing noise when accelerating and turning steering wheel. A...
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1989 BMW 735i 3.5L dead battery VIN: WBAGB4318K
Hi beemer guys. I did a parasitic draw test at battery with an ammeter, showing an amp draw of 480 ma. with key out, doors closed. Pulling fuse #30 under the back seat drops my draw to a normal 30 miliamps. Open circuit knocks out pdl's & pw's. The rear box un...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L window motor VIN: WBAGJ8327V
replace left rear window motor/regulator assy. window works fine from window switches, automatic down feature works fine from both window switches, however the automatic up feature does not work from either the master switch from drivers door or window switch ...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6320V
Customer brought me this car with check engine light on. Code 212 vanos jamming. Another shop had installed new vanos unit. I found cam timing out of specs. I have redone my cam timing procedure 3 times. Code 212 reappears after 2 drive cycles. This is a singl...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L compressor climate control VIN: WBADM6345Y
I do not have A/C compressor operation. I recovered and recharged and it was full. I found no power to compressor. I scanned the vehicle and was able to command the compressor on through the DME. Also have 2 codes in DME, 125 electric fan, and 75 A/C compresso...
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2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L blower motor VIN: 4USCN33462
Does the Z3 not have a final stage blower module like the other BMW's??? Dont have alot of info in Aldata for this model. Blower motor inop and was intermintant inop previously untill now totally inop. Acts just like the final stage modules on the 3 series. De...
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L radio VIN: 5UXFA53543
Radio will not turn off with key. radio will turn off after about 15 min. (1min. before car goes to sleep). We have a nearly if not identical car here that works fine to swap parts with. We have switched radios, multi function displays, general modules, lighti...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L wipers VIN: 3NNJ2K3J26
i have this beamer that the wipers dont work.i can activate the wipers with my launch and the motor works.i replaced the footwell module due to a power window problem,and i had to send that to the dealer for coding.now wipers dont work,dont know if they worked...
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L security light VIN: 2G4WS52M2X
INTERMITTENTLY CUSTOMER WILL ATTEMPT TO START CAR SECURITY LIGHT WILL BE FLASHING AND NOTHING. ENGINE WILL NOT CRANK WHILE LIGHT IS FLASHING. THEN WAIT A FEW HOURS AND BANG IT STARTS. i KNOW THIS MODEL HAS ISSUES WITH THE WIRING COMING FROM THE IGNITION SWITCH...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL54T0N
I have this Lumina throwing me fits. Customer complained of running problem. Car came in and was running fine. Two days later came back. Had misfire on both 6&3 coil towers. Replaced coil and ignition module. Ran vehicle and was fine. Two hours later went driv...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY23POP
hello all . i have a corvette here with an intermittent problem . it has been ongoing for a month , slowly getting worse . it started with an occasional stall at idle in gear , (auto trans) i did a bg injection service,no real change .now it has a hesitation o... Trouble codes: 43 (esc)
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Surge, Stall VIN: 2GCEK19S3T
This truck will very intermittently stall and set a p1218 code.A snapshot of data when setting the code gives a ECT -40, IAT -40, Fuel Temp-40,TFT -40, as well as the p1218 code. However, when the vehicle is running okay, these readings are normal. If the resi... Trouble codes: P1218 (Resistor Code)
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19R4T
VEHICLE CAME IN CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON. MISFIRES ON #3 AND #6 according to counter. [...] dist cap, coil firing, plug wires firing. compression good. vacuum test good. fuel pressure within spec. replaced #3 and #6 injectors and then all but #6 cylinder were... Trouble codes: P0303, P0137
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1996 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Ignition VIN: 1GCHK39F6T
Thanks for you help in advance This truck came into our shop with the complaint that the engine would start while the key was in the on position, while waiting for the glow plugs to warm up. I checked the wiring under the dash and to the starter, looks ok. Ch...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Hesitation, stumble @ 45+ VIN: 2G1WX12K4Y
I figured out most of the problems, I have one more vacuum leak to fix. I used a smoke machine to fix about 6 vacuum leaks. I have a 3.8 transverse motor, there is a casting hole about 3/4 to 1" in diameter in the upper rear of the block(right before the trasm...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Ignition switch VIN: 1GCDM19W11
This Cargo van is used for Scuba diving tours, parked near shore often. The ignition switch wont turn to the start position. I jumped the starter at the starter to move the van to a parking stall and ordered a switch, electrical. When I removed the switch from...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L ride control VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
figuers its my own vehical. The auto leveling system is in inop. I have check all the powers and grounds, replaced the pump with a uses unit, there are no dtc's and all the pids look ok but i don't know if they are corect. any info would be great thanx again. ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L air bag VIN: 1GCHK24U63
Hi all and thank you in advance for any help. I have a 2002 Chevy pickup that has "Service air bag" on in the information center, It also has the red airbag light on. Followed the system check in the manual and it leads me to sytem ok and I have no trouble cod...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J83
reoccuring 420 does any one else see this problem on gm mainly on 3.1 and 3.4 several cats have been installed even heavy metal cats always fails 420 no reflahs found for this car what is the fix? Trouble codes: P0420
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L power sliding doors VIN: 1GBDX23F03
Hi guys,  this one is has me pulling my hair out! , origanally came in for pwr locks blowing fuse,found short and repaired about two weeks later came back with complaint of psd closing then re-opening. pulled codes gave a code 23. after exiting diag. mode do...
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT136X4
Vehicle came in for an intermittent stall issue. P0335b crankshaft circuit code only. Pinpoint test checked ok. checked connectors at pcm. all appear ok. On occasion truck will not spin over after stall for restart.Replaced crank sensor, would not learn the n... Trouble codes: P335
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L Slave Cylinder VIN: 3G1JH12F14
Hello all This one is obvious what the problem is but I just don't have an answer as to why. Vehicle Comes in every 18 Months or so with a slave leaking like crazy. We first replaced it at 48K (after dealer had done it under factory warranty less than 36k. It ...
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2000 Chrysler Voyager SE 3.3L gauges,lights,locks, wipers VIN: 2C4GJ45G8Y
Hello: Mystery electrical issues. Vehicle arrived with no dash function, no headlights, no door locks, no wipers. Started and ran ok. Had engine codes P1695 and P1698 which refer to no body and no transmission CCD bus messagages. Could not communicate with bod...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Loss of power/ VIN: 2B4HB15X9X
Ok Mopar techs. Van came in for and runs rough at times. Boggs out after driving 10 min or so. Popps back through TBI for 30 sec or less and then takes off. Feels like it's bogging down during the backfiring. We replaced the cap and rotor, pre cat O2 sensor,CA... Trouble codes: P0132 (pre cat O2 sensor shorted to voltage), P0172 (Rich exhaust)
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28NX1
We know we need the PCM repaired. Our issue is we have power steering fluid in the connector at the PCM caused by wicking up the wire from a defective power steering pressure switch. Does anyone have information on a TSB or the correct way to repair this so it... Trouble codes: P0601 (PCM Failure)
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 2B4HB15Y92
The van will intermitly shut down, like turning off with key, sometimes when loads are added turn signal or AC. Usaully starts right back up. Customer states it will die and dash will say no bus on dash. tried checking power and ground wires all seems well cut...
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2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46X13
This car has a check engine light on and it throws the code P0016 and P0344. We changed the cam sensor and crank sensor. The car does not accelerate passed 2000RPM and surges up and down. If anybody knows what the problem is, I appreciate if you can E-mail me
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L wheel bearing VIN: 3D7KS29DX6
troubles removing the hub without pulling the bearing apart. don't have a slide hammer big enough to fit bolt pattern. is there any other way to remove the hub without pulling it apart?
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1988 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU25A31
This truck came in as a no start.I tryed scanning it but there was no communication.So i checked all the fuses and links,grounds they were all good.I did put a pickup in the dist. and did find that the cam gear on the dist.had a missing tooth I dont know if th...
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1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Starting VIN: 1FMCU12TXK
tHIS VEHICLE HAS A NO START CONDITION(VEHICLE CRANKS). CUSTOMER CHANGED HIS STARTER AND STARTER SOLENOID AND REVERSED THE WIRES ON THE SOLENOID AND THAT'S WHEN THE PROBLEM OCCURED. IT BURNT THE COMPUTER AND WE REPLACED IT, AND THE VEHICLE RAN GOOD COLD BUT,AFT...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14Y9N
Im hoping sOmeone out there can help me with this one.Now this truck came in with a very bad miss but it runs.The one thing i did find is that number 1 injector is not pulsing it doesnt even light the noid.I replaced eveything that came up a code and there was... Trouble codes: 126 (coolant temp), 412 (map sensor no difference), 172 (lean condition)
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L exaust gas leak VIN: JFDKE37H4N
hello guys thanks in advance to any of you that are willing to help me, i got the folloing problem: this 92 E350 5.8 VAN came to my shop because it wouldnt start and had an exesive gas leak at the exaust manifolds i found about 5 gallons of gas in the oil pan...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L ohv/sohc VIN: 1FMDU34X1V
Hello all: I have this high mileage 97 Explorer with OHV engine which is tired, low on compression. The customer wishes to keep the vehicle, because they have back problems, and the truck has power lumbar controls. I have a 99 two door Explorer on hand that is...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNX21S1X
I have replaced the fuel pump 3 times and every time the strainers are plugged solid with dirt. i cleaned out the tank and replaced the pump, strainers, and filter and about 3 months later its back with the same probem.there are no fuel leaks at the sender or ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FTWX33F91
this one is for you ford guys. customer states rear brakes hang up occasionaly,we recently put new rear pads on lubed the slides and contact points. checked the e-brake cables and calipers all is well. my question is has anyone seen the brake hoses ''INTERMITE...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L power steering pump VIN: 1FTSW31F71
since this customer has had this truck they have always complained that the power steering did not have much assist especially at idle. they originally had it at a ford dealer where they replaced the steering box and pump and it worked "ok" for a while (they c...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP53283
customer had vehicle towed in car went dead after a right turn. stated fuse #2(30amp) blown. replaced fuse himself still no start. checked and found same fuse blown and found pcm relay burned up. replaced both components and still blows fuse. started disconnec...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L engine overheat VIN: 1FTNW21P04
Good morning. First I will say I am not a diesel guy and any help would be great. I have this 6.0L [...] that will overheat only with his travel trailer in tow. I can see that the cooling fan is working but only on low speed, when the temp starts to rise, and ...
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E34
truck runs fine most of the time.. on my genisys under component parameters the mis fires are cyl #'s 4,5 ,6 only. smoke test revealed leak at egr diaphram and at throttle shaft on tps side. no other leaks found. i know these have to be fixed but im doubting t... Trouble codes: P0152, P0153, P0300, P2197, P2198
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2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FMZU74K05
Unable to check this vehicle when cold. Check for vacuum lekas with smoke none found. Can this have vacuum leak when cold at the intake manifold gaskets like the older Explores did ? I also check the IAC valve and did not found any problems with it. Thanks for... Trouble codes: P0506
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L compressor VIN: 3FAFP07236
This vehicle came in on friday with no compressor operation. Its seem as if the pcm is not commanding the clutch. I have checked the trouble shooting trees for both the 538 code and 645. Alldata is very vague on values for the evap sensor and the ranges suitab...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FMCU96H26
Hello everyone Ford gurus please help Truck came on a hook from a Ford dealer ?? Thay give up on at. Costumer drove the truck in to the dealership with abs and air bag problems abs needed a new pump air bag a new module. They installed then started programing ... Trouble codes: P1260
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1994 Geo Prizm 1.6L idle too high VIN: 1Y1SK5366R
This car was sent away from a smog test-only shop with a note on the work order to get the timing set, and to lower the idle to 750RPM from about 1200rpm. That seemed like an easy fix. First I check for any obvious tampering-none. Then I connected the two term...
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1996 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GKEC16R5T
customer complained of a pull to the right when braking. Two sets of loaded calipers and new hoses have been installed. Rear brakes look good and don't appear to bee sticking. Did an allignment and it looked good as well. Brake pressure was not tested but appe...
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1996 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GTCS1443T
i HAVE A 1996 GMC SONOMA 2.2 MISSFIRES ON #3 CLYL ONLY PUTE IN NEW PLUG WHIRES AND COIL 90 LBS COMPRESION AND STILL MISSFIRES ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED THANK YOU BRIAN
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 SLE 6.6L oil pressure VIN: 1GTJK33224
OK, very simply; The turbo bearing was making noise, nothing else was wrong with the truck. The customer bought a new turbo and brought it to me. I replaced the turbo. It took many, many hours but no real significant setbacks or problems during installation. I...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED6451M
This has had 2 distributors from autozone,and my question is can you get all the parts from Honda,the igniter and coil,what goes bad, or can napa's cardone part be used, I've got a 2000 civic si in for front end damage and same thing, advance dist and no fire,...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Surge VIN: 1HGEJ864XX
This vehicle here is giving us problems. Customer just brought vehicle as is, with aftermarket intake, exhaust, and a v tec controller. Vehicle came in with a burnt valve in cylinder 1. We performed valve job on vehicle. Vehicle now running well only problem i...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L p0700 VIN: 5FNRL18904
Gentlemen, Thanks in advance for your help. We have an 04 Honda Odyssey with an intermittent trans issue. Fault codes present are P0700 Transmission control system, 40-01 TC clutch system malfunction, 41-01 Incorrect gear ratio. While driving around town the ...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN46D95
asking for assistance for all the Hyundai masters as what did I do wrong? Owners relatives car that overheated and popped the head gasket.Called our closest Hyundai dealer and were told that the 10 year 100,000 mile warranty was only good for original owner of...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L 2-3 shift VIN: KM8SC73E65
hi fellow members and hyunday technicians i am working on this santa fe that came in because it was having a big bump during the 2-3 shift so we changed the transmission with a good used one that was working fine in another car this transmission is doing exact...
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1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRAR05Y6W
truck came in running very poor,customer had truck tuned up and wanted me to replace timing belt.replaced tbelt, after job was completed truck would not start. checked fire and fuel.plenty of fuel no fire. replaced distributor,now plenty of fire and fuel but n...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L 2nd gear VIN: JACDH58W9R
I have this 4L30E transmission with low line pressure in 2nd gear only. It does not appear to slip in second gear at this time, but I think the 2nd clutch will fail again since line pressure drops down to 50 psi about 2 to 3 seconds after the 1-2 shift and sta...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L starting VIN: SAJDA01D91
i replaced vaporator core--dash was taken out --did not have problem with core replacement. put dash and rest back together. now cranks but no start no response at gas guage--no data from ecm scan check the power windows are inop and no sunroof operation the h...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L oil pressure guage VIN: 1J4FY19S5V
Hi everyone.I have this jeep with an erratic oil pressure guage reading.The guage will read about 40 psi cold and will go all the way to zero after warming up,but while sitting in the bay,it will go back up to 30 psi and back down to zero about every thirty se...
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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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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L battery VIN: SALPV1448W
i have a 580 ma battery drain comming from the body computer.when i remove the 3 60amp fuses in the engine fuse box the drain drops to 80 ma.if i remove all the fuses in the body fuse box it is 300 ma.put in a new bcm and had the dealer code it but still has t...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L abs VIN: SALTW16453
trying to receive codes from abs.found a tsb that says i can jump the diagnostic connectors pin 5 and 15 for flash codes but there is no wire in 15 .is there a correct pin or can this not be done
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L cv axle
anyone ever see this??? I am replacing a cv axle on this lexus and upon removing the oe axle it has 2 ports in the shaft that is installed on the transmission side. (meaning the part that actually goes in to tranny) It looks like trans fluid goes through these...
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1996 Acura SLX Premium 3.2L Charging VIN: JAEDJ58V5T
Thanks everyone for the info. I replaced the alternator and after many test drives I want to report that the car is fixed!
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2006 BMW M5 5.0L Teach-in clutch valve characteristic values VIN: WBSNB93506
Hello Technicians, After spending a lot of extra time trying to teach in the clutch position, I decided to check the clutch installation to make sure the pivot pin or equalizer bar for the throw out bearing was in fact installed correctly. With transmission re...
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1966 Cadillac CoupeDeVille 429CID Auto Climate Control
Thanks to those who responded!!! Sorry Dennis for not calling back but i was sick on thursday and friday. Bob emailed me information on the system and what i found was by jumping the yellow and orange/black wires the system would operate(or by squeezing the sw...
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1989 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, hard start VIN: 1G6EL1157K
Thank you to all of those who replied. I will have to say this car is on my "do not like" list. I finally determaned that the car had a faulty fuel pressure regulator. When I performed the fuel pressure check it was good but when the car was running the fuel p...
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1974 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Lighting VIN: 1N39R40130
Hi All,Don`t have much useful information.I supplied power and ground to every thing i could think of with no change.Also changed bulbs.I found headlight switch and turnsignal switch locally and i think they should have been replaced,but customer said he would...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L suspension VIN: 1G1AY0787E
The inner tie rods on the back were badly worn...just got overlooked. Thanks everyone!
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L cooling VIN: 1G1YY3180J
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES FROM ALL. YES I DID VERIFY THE ACTUAL TEMP VERSES THE GAUGE AND SCANNER TEMP. ACTUAL VERSES GAUAGE WITHIN 2 PERCENT. THE CONDENSER AND RADIATOR WERE CLEAR OF ALL DEBRE. RADIATOR COOLING FAN ON AT 228 CONDESOR FAN ON AT 238. PCM WOULNT GR...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCCT14W6V
Vehicle is still in same operational condition, replaced injector assembly which all indications lead to, went through pinout of ECM and inspected all grounds. Even replaced ECM with known good unit. OEM coil, module, cap, rotor and wires.. still misfire under...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L cruise control
well techs i fixed this one with your help,most replies were to check rear light for bad bulbs or ground problems.the right rear bulb curcuit board was melted and once it heated up from use would loose it's ground,replaced curcuit board and all is well,thanks ...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GBFG15RXX
thanks for the replies,the van belongs to my parents so i have been driving it for two weeks without it acting up i have scope checked and looked again at everything that has to do with number 7 cylinder Trouble codes: P0307 (cylinder 7 misfire).
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT North Face 5.3L air conditioning VIN: 1GNET16PX4
This vehicle has been in our shop 3 times since help request was opened; problem still not solved. Reflash did not change anything, outside temp display is normal, do not see volt drop accross ignition switch when A/C on. We have Snap On Modis but have not had...
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2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3AL56T96
I guess there was 2 problems on this car.First the fuse 24 was blown as a few of you said.Why I didn't see it don't know just brain fade.That restored power to injectors and coils but still no start.Checked fuel pressure and was about 25 and slow to rise so I ...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Z0X
Waited for the no start to occur, took a week. Checked CAM and CRANK sensors using vantage, CAM sensor signal on waveform very off, crank was ok. Replaced CAM shaft sensor and kept vehicle for one week, test drove several hundred times. No problems, customer h... Trouble codes: P0340 (no cam signal at pcm), P0320 (no crank reference signal at pcm), P1391 (intermittent loss of cmp or ckp).
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L wiring VIN: ZFAA500B7B
the fiat is finally fixed. Thanks goes out to Ralph, Thomas and Steven. This vehicle is a back burner. I'm sorryabout the time it's taken to close this. It turns out we had a bad a/c relay and one of the blower motor wires was disconnected from the blower swit...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14A4R
sorry for the delay in posting, this is my vehicle and have only been able to work on it in my free time. lucky for me i have been very busy(no complaints here) i think i jumped the gun going after the engine light before checking basics. most replies were ad... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder I.D. Circuit Failure).
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMFU18L6V
Thanks for all the info. With this information I have convinced the customer to get the right engine for the truck. Thanks again for the help.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Thanks for all the replies!! The customer ended up leaving town and broke down in Indiana with no brakes once again. He had it towed into the Ford dealer there who later called me and asked the history of repairs that I had done (which was quite extensive). ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L timing setup VIN: 1FMZU73E42
ok watch out for the 4.0 vin e,#3 intake valve seat rotated and all exhaust valve guides were worn out.truck seems to run great now.thanks for all of your help.kyle [...].
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTPX14575
thanks to everyone who replied you were all very helpful...i purchased the tool from matco,followed the directions and it worked like a charm thanks again
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2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18566
we swapped coils and injectors on this thing all with the same result.PO305.So we suggested he take it to the local Ford dealer.They told him it was just a bad coil(even after we had explained to them what we had done up to that point)So they sold him a coil.... Trouble codes: P0305.
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1987 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA5625H
Maybe I was not clear on what info I was looking for. None of the replies answered the question about how the Vacuum switch 'B' worked and how to determine if it was good or bad. I talked to Identifix and was able to get the info that I needed. I installed ...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78832
I am going to close this and call it a fix. The end result was the ECU like I had suspected. One small bit of advice to add in here is to disconnect the OSS Output shaft speed sensor and check to see if you lose your 5V ref. Evidently, that had been a problem ...
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Compressor VIN: 2HGES15557
thanks to all who replied. car actually came back early today. after reading all the replies, gained access to the thermo sensor, it tested bad(no continuity), had parts grab one at the honda store, everything started working right away after replacement. i...
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L variable valve timing VIN: 5FNRL38736
Well I pulled the variable valve timing solonoid and actuator and found a lot of metal is the screen of it. Cleaned it out and reinstalled, no change. Boss decided to replace the assy and change oil on it, Still no change. I cut oppen the oil filter and found ...
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2003 Infiniti FX45 4.5L 4wd module VIN: JNRBS08W33
Thank you kevin for your assistance. This car is going to leave not fixed. The used car lot that owns it feels it is better to cut and run. It is going back to the auction with the awd light on. Out of my control now. Still thank you for the assistance. If the...
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2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DE58YX4
we are not going any further with this vehicle as we are told it is being repo'd. we did check for fuel pressure at the filter and had 45lbs at idle. the frp from the scanner flucuates between 45 and 75. one post suggested that the frp should be way higher ant... Trouble codes: 1239.
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1992 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1JFJ78S4NL
IT'S FIXED AND THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR TIPS AND TIME. FOUND TPS SHORTED CAUSING LACK OF COMMUNICATION. FUEL PUMP DELIVERING A WHOPPING 10 PSI SO NEW FUEL PUMP AND FILTER WAS INSTALLED. STARTED IT UP MONITERED ALL ENGINE DATA AND ALL LOOKS PRETTY GOOD. FOUND NOI...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L cooling fans VIN: 1J4G26854X
Thanks to everyone for the help, I am confident, like some of you that the pcm is bad, as this seems to be a "decision making" issue. The customer is unwilling to replace the pcm at this time and is driving without ac, probably a good decision on this truck, a...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L transmission VIN: 1J4FA29164
Unfortunately the customer did not return for further testing. I planned to drain and inspect the fluid for metal or for water intrusion. A few replies indicated that the noise would be considered normal. Pat for Ca. said when idling in neutral everything in t...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L No Start VIN: KNAGD12853
well i finaly got this one going. the main relay was the problem. thanks to nodata (alldata) evey time i did a search for a wire diagram for the main relay it would only show me the fuel pump relay, so i just figured it was the same thing. after searching i f... Trouble codes: P0230, P0445.
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L tilt steering VIN: SALSH23428
Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond. I did not fix this one. The customer needed it back and doesn't mind the steering wheel position where it is for now. The 3 responses I got advised that it would be hard to figure out what was wrong without a Ro...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J8Y
no real solution was ever determined on this veh. a slight vacum leak was found at the egr pipe to valve union. tightening and eleminating it showed no change. suspect fuel rail issues as the veh had fuel added and misfire totally disapeared after a short driv... Trouble codes: P0150, P0153, P0304, P0305, P0306.
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3N6CD15S8X
thanks! guys i smoked the intake and found leking intake gasket other shop did valve job, before , they replaced gasket replaced distributor and is all good. thanks again! Trouble codes: 12 (maf ckt short or bad).
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L front left low beam VIN: JN8AZ06W93
first off; thank you too all that took the time too reply & help me resolve my problem, we changed the headight housing assemble & now everything works fine.
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D05
hey i tries both crank and cam sensors - no change, checked timing chain wear - o.k. cam end play - o.k. no problems with carbon buildup or any other visible faults. with the cam sensor mounting bolt slightly loos i can change how the engine runs by wiggling ... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Stall VIN: 1N6AA07BX4
the customer was running around with no tail pipe and it melted all the wires on the right frame rail. we fixed them and its all good now. thank you for all the replys Trouble codes: P1615 (p0605-), P0605.
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2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L insterment cluster VIN: 1N4BA41E57
After chasing this intermitant problem we removed cluster to check pin fit, cleaned and repositioned connector.So far so good.Thanks for your time. Mitch
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1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G3NB52M5X
Sorry for the long delay in posting this fix. I fell and broke my arm shortly after fixing this thing. And have not been near my computor until now. At any rate the problem was the solinoid in the transmission sticking and keeping the converter in lock up. W...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L high idle VIN: 1G3NL52E4X
i replaced the tps and all is working fine.test drove and retested sent with cust and is working fine. thanks for all the help
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2002 Bentley Arnage RL 6.7L rear Crank Seal VIN: SCBLC31E42
Hi folks...the Red Label is under way and running well. The only reply I got was not unexpected. Thank you Ted. Your tip about Albers Bentley of Zionsville proved very helpful. Chris in the Parts Dept' sent me 24 pages from the Bentley Factory Ser...
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