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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L brake pedal VIN: WBAAM3347Y
customer states brake pedal goes to floor on occassion. we have not experienced this condition with multiple road tests. the customer stated that the pedal just went down and on subsequent try the pedal was up. seems like a master cyl to us, but... we scanned ...
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2002 BMW 318ti compac 2.0L timingchain/tensioner VIN: WBAAT52060
Noisy timing chain,hydraulic tensioner problem?
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L all VIN: 5UXFB53524
This for you BMW guys. I got an 2004 fully loaded X5. This vehicle has been in my shop previously for various electrical issues. Most of which have been caused by the owners young children. This time it has crazy electrical issues that effect the entire contro...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L CV joint VIN: 1G4CW52K2Y
The problem with this vehicle is a wobble/vibration under acceleration. The wobble only occurs when turning to the left when accelerating between 20mph to 60mph. I cannot duplicate the problem on the hoist. The front engine mount and passenger engine mount hav...
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1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2GCFK29K9P
You all geat and helped once before. this came in weakand half ago for tune missing veary bad. found wires on exhust cap little dirty, replaced all igntion and fuel filter. Strarted ran poor in shop at idle checked timing found 15 degree advance on timing base...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L Electronic VIN: 2GIFP22P6P
Hi guys.I have probl. with this nice car.Car ha no air con, when cam in the shop.Nofreon R 134a inside. It had hole on the condensor, ac compresor vas leaking, and had leak on the lines conecttions.Had no codes in ECM. So I change this parts , recharge, no lea...
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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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2000 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS 5.7L Alternator VIN: 2G1FP22G4Y
I have been having an intermittent problem on my Camaro for the past year or so. When I rev the engine, whether it be driving, or stopped, the alternator stops charging. Tested the alternator and it fails. I have been through over 10 Alternators with this car ...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L coolant fans VIN: 2G1WX12K2Y
I replace the radiator fan assy. because one motor was noisy. I used a Dorman 620-616 fan assy. Now the coolant fans will not come on (the original assy. would) with or without the A.C.request.I can use a scanner and turn on either or both fans and make them ...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3GNFK16T61
hi everybody,i have 01 chevy suburban with a weird acceleration problem it only hapens right at 60 miles per h vehicle jerks a litle bit back and foward and then over 60 works fine it misses a bit at idle also but fuel presure is ok injectors ok coils ok no uo...
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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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2003 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L suspension VIN: 1GNDX13E63
Intermittantly makes light popping noise from right front on left hand turns. has anybody ran across this before? Wheel bearings are quiet and tight. ANY HELP WOULD BE WELCOMED. Thanks in advance.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S23
Any help appriciated. Is anyone successfully reprogramming (on board) PCM's on Trailblazer's or Envoy's? In the past 3 months I have KILLED 3 PCM's on said vehicles. Cust came in with trans shift problems and I had found calibration updates for improved shi...
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2003 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19X23
I actually owned this truck since it was new and now my brother in law has it and it seems to have developed a rather odd problem. He said it was running funny and the service light was intermittent. Upon scanning it the ecm reported that it detected a cylinde...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L power steering VIN: 1G1AK52F65
Customer`s complaint is intermittant loss of p/s.Vehicle has electric power steering under the dash.Cycling key OFF and then ON again restores p/s. No codes in any systems.Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks John
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GM68405
This car came in a month or so ago with some catylist efficiency codes.It had been replaced about a year ago with an after market converter which was a good bit smaller than the factory one.I diagnosed as a bad converter and replaced it with an OEM converter a... Trouble codes: P2097 (Down stream fuel trim rich)
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F1T
Vehicle came to me after a do it yourselfer tried to fix. When I got it the vehicle would run but after you do a 10 minute drive, let it hot soak and it wont start. I checked the scanner and it showed that the crk & cam sensor were not present with key on but ...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Posi Unit VIN: 1D7HA18N75
Hey Guys...need a little help here. Really hate rebuilding the carriers with posi, but had this truck come in for a rebuild because of a noise. How do you get the gears back in carrier when you replace the clutches on the posi. Has the Trac Loc carrier. Apprec...
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTFS24Y5R
i have a van.that misses under a load on the road and has a rough idle.i cannot get van to miss by brake loading in the shop.funny thing is when i unplug the map sensor,the miss goes away and it idles smooth.while van is idling rough i have a pulse light on co...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4F4CR16U7R
need some help with this ford ranger with a 3.0 liter. When the ignition switch is turned to the on position, the coil fires once and then it starts to go off like a magneto. While cranking it does not fire from the coil at all. We replaced the dist assembly w...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X2S
95 ford exployer 4.0 dis, vehicle towed in sat 1 day and started right up attempted all day to duplicate and was fine started everytime hot or cold, today started right up and drove a couple of times and at the gas station in would not restart had fuel, towed ...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Power windows,Interior lights VIN: 1FTDX1864V
Vehicle came in with interior lights flashing.Power windows not working and accsessory relay clicking.As soon as I hook up the scanner to the gem module.It all quits,But the windows still do no work.I replaced the gem module with a new one from ford and nothin...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L crank-case ventilation VIN: 1FTSW30L7X
Original complaint was leaking head gaskets. Customer had cylinder heads reconditioned. Before head work, there was little to no oil consumption, but after the work, heavy oil consumption to the point of clouds of blue smoke on acceleration. Narrowed down the ...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L gem module VIN: 1FTYR10C61
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this, some may check my sanity when done. This Ranger came in from another shop with no speedometer. Owner says vehicle was parked under a tree that was struck by lightning. After checking the sensor and wires. I p...
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L compressor VIN: 1FMNU42S71
this truck came in with a/c inop found comp cycling and low on refrigerant. repaired leaks test drove the truck with a/c temp from vent 49f (101f amb). we returned the truck to the customer and an hour later he was back saying the a/c did not work. found syste...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L51
Vehicle came in idling roughly and had a P0402 Code. Replaced the EGR Valve and DPFE. No change. Owner took to dealer and they disconnected the EGR valve vacuum line and the vehicle runs fine. This vehicle recently had the intake manifold gaskets replaced (not... Trouble codes: P0402
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 1AFP38352W
temprature gauge goes up all the way red fans do not come on, looking to replace coolant temprature sensor for computer but connot find location, this is a 2.0 zts dohc, location not found not on thermostat housing might be somehwere in cyl head, need helpp!!!
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, fuel gauge erratic VIN: 3FAFP3133R
hello to all, the customer just bought this car with the cel on. we were goint to pull the tank to check the sending unit when we noticed that with the car shut off and the key out of the ignition both the temp and fuel gauge would move slightly up and down t... Trouble codes: P0460, P0463
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L trac/skid control VIN: 3FAFP31372
hello fellow iatn chums, i have a code in this focus that i cannot get rid of. the traction control/skid control light is on constantly and i have code B2477. i can clear it but then once i start the car it comes back. has anyone seen this and does it have to ...
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L dies when stopping VIN: 1GKDT13W8T
customer drove car about 35 miles and called saying car ran great and then strated to die when coming to a stop, would immediately restart and drive fine until coming to another stop, would die but always restarted. I installed a fuel pressure gauge . when sta...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGED6350M
1991 Honda Civic 1500 DX; throttle body FI. There are two idle problems. A) Fast idle: The engine will not idle below 1K RPM even after it has reached operating temperature; adjusting the idle control screw has no effect. Although no codes are displayed on the...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pedal pulsation VIN: JHMCD5656S
Vehicle first came in for steering wheel shake and brake pulsation, found right front caliper hanging up, replaced both calipers and hoses, short time later back with sinking brake pedal and intermittent pulsation, found master cylinder bad, replaced master, t...
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2007 Honda Accord LX 2.4L air bag VIN: 3HGCM56477
we replaced trans a week ago and came back with airbag light on, cruise and horn not working, we did have to adjust steering at lower joint because steering wheel was off. any ideas on what to check, have checked for loose or pulled wires and everything includ...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Electric accelerator VIN: KMHFU45D81
we step on the accelerator and the car doesnt respond. the electric motor is not getting any power to it. we are getting signal from the electronic throttle sensor and also the accelerator position sensor. the codes that come up are P1191 & P1193 limp home val...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L radiator VIN: KMHWF25S62
Hello, this car is pumping oil into the radiator, (I assume oil and not ATF because the coolant is coffee and milk colored), and there is no noticeable loss of cooling system pressure. The car does not have an oil cooler, and I haven't found any related TSB's....
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L feul guage VIN: SAJNX274XS
replaced bad sending unit.. was able to make gas gauge move by varying resistance through sending unit wires via blu point instrunent tester.. guage still didnt move... replaced slosh module after verifying wire to guage was good and resistance from sending un...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKD6045X
Does anyone have a code description / testing procedure for either of these faults. Used Autologic to scan and pull codes, but no other info helpful. Alldata has no information for either code. Could not find any useful help on the internet. Fuel pump will not... Trouble codes: U1261 (scp circuit failure), B1202 (fuel sensor circuit / open)
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SAJDA01P41
When warm, car idles rough at stops. The car also misses very hard under load and also on the top end while cruising. There are no codes present, and no misfire data registering. Tune is good, injectors checked out fine. Complete engine inspection checked out ...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L Bucks VIN: 1J4FY19P2S
On light acceleration the Jeep will buck badly as if starving for fuel or lose timing chain.Fuel pressure is in spec after above repair.Timing chain has very little to no play. Thanks for any help you offer. Trouble codes: P0ASS
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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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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L blend door VIN: 1J4GZ58S7V
I got a doozie for you. The jeep blend door is acting all kinds of funny. The blend door is vacuum controlled BTW. You can start the vehicle and it will blow through the vents when put on the vent setting, sometime but not all the time when moved to defrost i...
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L Battery goes dead VIN: JT8BD68S9Y
Hello! We have a problem with this GS300 with a battery that goes dead. We have found that the fuel pump relay is staying on. The fuel pump relay is triggered by a yellow/black wire from the ECM, plug E6, slot #10. We clipped that wire, the fuel pump relay goe...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L radio/dr. seat VIN: 5LMFU27R04
never seen this problem before or has electrical/drivability man at local dealer. car came in with dead battery, customer had to jump it off multiple times over 3 days. charged battery over night & load tested next day-checked ok. had numenous codes in practic...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L alternator VIN: JM3LW28G2Y
I am going to try to keep this as possible but its not going to be easy. Vehicle came in with battery light on, alternator not charging. Found alternator wiring cut and rigged, main terminal on alternator burnt. Sold new alternator and connector. After removin...
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1BJ2239X
This Protege has a serious lack of power on accel intermitently. Will rev up all the rpms you want in the bay with some initial hesitation. Sometimes will pop back thru the intake slightly in the bay under load. We have removed timing belt and crank gear to ch...
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L No Start, Misfire, VIN: JMOBK10310
g,day. thanks in advance for the help.vehicle presented to workshop on a tow truck.owner was driving along, heard loud bang noise,a/t light flashed on,then off drove for another half mile then stopped.hooked up to check dtc,dash lights went haywire,vehicle won...
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2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L engine swap VIN: JM1CR29326
I am replacing the engine in a 2.3L Mazda 5 with a manual transmission. I have sourced a good engine from a donor car with an automatic trans. I'm getting varying feedback about whether or not these engines are interchangeable. Is there someone who has done th...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Stall VIN: WDBCA39D7H
I need some Mercedes expertise. I had this one come in January this year for a list of other things and this stalling problem. I couldn't drive it around because of the snow and ice. He brought it back at the beginning of June. I drove it 60 miles, mixed aroun...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBCB34D6M
First of all this car is in showroom condition, always garaged. Everything is virgin. Complaint is of a rough idle after a heat soak or hot. has full power off idle and runs perfectly. This is an intermittent issue, sometimes it feels like a dead hole, somet...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L head lamp VIN: WDBUF82J94
Instrument cluster shows RF headlamp circuit faulty, code 9003 "right low beam is faulty or the lead has open circuit". Code is present in passenger side SAM and won't stay cleared. I suspect the problem is inside the headlamp assembly but don't have any furth...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L left headlight VIN: WDBTJ75J45
I have a low beam malfunction on driver side,I tried to switch side the bulb from one side to the other and it worked.Alldata dont supply enough information regarding wiring diagram.By the way this vehicle has xenon headlight,I appreciate any help.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L door lock VIN: WDBRF40J95
when you lock and unlock from the remote only front driver side is the one that is not working. the other 3 doors are working fine. i replaced the door lock actuator from the dealer still not working. any suggestion how to fix this door lock. thank you people...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L mirrors, seat, pedals, backup sensors, VIN: 2MRDA20284
Thanks to all in advance! vehicle came in with customer stating that the power mirrors, power seat, power adjustable pedals, and the parking aid backup sensors are all not working. (these problems may be seperate or all one problem.) we have checked for powers...
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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G02
This vehicle was brought in to us by a used car dealer because it keeps throwing cmp and ckp sensor codes. The used car dealer replaced both sensors and checked the timing belt for alignment, which was ok. So now I have it. I am considering that possibly the e... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft position sensor circuit), P0340
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Stall, RPM hang up VIN: 1N4DL01DX1
The car came in with complaints of poor performance, poor idle, stall surge etc. No codes. We've located an intake manifold gasket leak and replaced the gasket (cleaned throttle plate too), which took care of all the symptoms but the occasional stalling on dec...
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2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D52
replaced o2 sensor light came back on took to dealer for my customer think the problem is a bad ECM. delaer said it has a bad o2 so I get it back and re-check everything I have a good ground I have 12-volt from the fues and the return signal is switching. I in... Trouble codes: P0051
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1995 Ferrari 456 GT 5.5L Wipers VIN: ZFFSP44A7S
Hi everyone, I have this 1995 Ferrari 456 GT in the shop with wipers inop. Usually we dont work on these types of cars but the owner is a good friend of the boss so you guys all know what thats about! Anyways I've checked the basics on this system and now wha...
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2005 Other European ? 1.0L Axle VIN: WMEAK00F05
When does the smart car get recognized ? The menu of cars includes a skoda and sterling , they are at least as wierd as this unit.This is the question , how do the rear axles come out?There is a large subframe kind of swingarm affair that seems to have them tr...
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1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L wheel studs VIN: 2G2FV22P0S
car snapped off left rear wheel studs--can not replace studs due to abs / ring--has anyone ever removed and reinstalled this ring without breaking it--accordind to gm manual i have to replace the axle which is no longer availabe
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1G8JW52R4Y
Thanks up front for any help with this car. It has many problems that may or may not be related. Customer came in with a complaint that his a/c didn't work since going through a automatic car wash and hearing a popping sound. Thought it blow a hose but it didn...
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Power windows and sunroof VIN: WAUBA24B4W
I had the good fortune of getting an 2000 A6 in. I swapped the clm and the windows worked. Ordered new module, installed, and coded. Everything works fine now. Thanks to all who took the time to reply to cry for help. You guys are just the bestest!
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGF8328W
Ok as for the excessive pressure i seperated system and blew through all componets - found reciever/dryer restricted. Replaced dryer and flushed system out. (i schould have flushed when replacing compressor but it hadnt failed, was just leaking) My fault. Inre...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L control unit VIN: WBADM6340Y
As others suggested we replaced/coded the transmission control unit. The car has now been driven about 600 miles and no problems. Problem was happening about every 30-40 miles. thanks for the replies.
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L radio VIN: 5UXFA53543
It's fixed! When it wouldn't shut off I assumed that I was looking for a power supply that was not shutting down. One of these was from the unloader relay. Instead of checking for the power shutting down I just pulled the relay and the radio still played. I ne...
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1997 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L heater core VIN: 1G4NJ52T9V
Hey Guys, thank you for the very helpful infomation. Electrolysis is a growing problem. I changed the water pump and flushed system etc . i have a lower voltage at the coolant tank (i.e.50 milli amp)I am thinking my troubles with electrolysis are over..thanks...
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1938 Cadillac lasalle 353CID no turn
with my own 50 years and the very helpful 7 replies , I will install the marvel mystry oil in clyinderss and let it sit , the big help was not to use carb cleaner in carb and disconnect fuel line and run a hose to a bucket , will hand crank at first -and sho...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L blower volume VIN: 1G1YY3388L
i am still waiting for parts on this vette, i tore the dash apart and found air duct not secured correctly to main housing causing air leak before getting to diffusers, as far as the temp control problem i dont know yet,pinpoint test lead to control head but n...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L cooling VIN: 1234FH76K9
Thanks to all who told me to vacume lift the coolant. put therm. in and vacume lifted it and temp is now running a cool 190'. I don't beleive those who told me 217' was normal running temp. With 3/4 temp guage. Thanks again.
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L brake light switch
Thank you all for taking the time. Peter and Carter seem to have the idea that the brake pedal is missing a stopper. This would keep the pedal from coming too far upward and slamming against the switch. The way these switches are breaking, I would have to agre...
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G1JC12F53
Vehicle never did die for us while in our possesion. Had it for over a week. Problem started after fuel pump replacement. Replaced wiring harness to the fuel pump and no problems since. Thanks for ALL your help!
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Unknown VIN: 2G1WF52E73
We did the GM reprogram and the problem hasn't come back, although we beleive that sol in the trans probably was just sticking and the clean fluid freed it up.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L computer communciation VIN: 2C8GP74L22
THANKS TO ALL THE TROUBLE WAS IN THE DVD PLAYER I DID NOT THINK THE BUS LINE WENT HERE BUT GUESS IT DID.
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L frame rusted VIN: 2C8GF68444
good morning,.thanks for the replies it seems chy. said no to warrn. the owners manual said only 3 years.THE repair is appox.$2500.00.after a lot of coversation the agreed to fix it parts and labor for $500.00.I reckon this is why they cannot sale american c...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 2C4GM68405
thanks for all the replys. I was unable to duplicate the customers concern and the vehicle was picked up for the customer to drive and see if their concern would occur. I have not heard back from them and its been about 2 weeks so im closing this case.Once aga... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L engine VIN: 2B3HD56J8W
THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR HELP!SEVERAL OF U SAID CHECK THE COOLANT PASSAGE THRU HEAD THAT FEEDS TSTAT AND THAT IS WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR AS WELL.I ASSUMED WHO EVER BUILT MOTOR MIGHT HAVE THE HEAD GASKETS ON WRONG .THAT WAS NOT THE CASE.AFTER I PULLED THE RIGHT BA...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22X2Y
Thanks to all that have replied to this. I ended up removing the rocker arms and performing a cylinder leak down test. Found Air Coming out the Exhaust. Pulled head found exhaust valve seat sunk into head and not sealing correctly. Also found that the Cylin... Trouble codes: P0306.
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HG2AZ2Y
Just had a bad coil. there was spark but it wasn't strong enough to fire the plugs. thanks
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28NX1
We replaced the switch and applied solder to each wire to facilitate the dam effect to stop the flow of fluid. we did also find fluid at the oxygen sensores and applied the same. Trouble codes: P0601 (PCM Failure).
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WD2PD54434
I did not get a chance to check the waveform of the MAF, customer needed vehicle to run intown sandwich route. The dealer was very helpful to warranty the MAF sensor which earlier repaired the no start condition. At that time the vehicle would not unless the M... Trouble codes: 2359 (low or high boost condition), 2355 (egr low or high flow rate).
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L wheel bearing VIN: 3D7KS29DX6
I GOT THE HUB OUT BY USING A LOT OF PENETRATING OIL AND LETTING IT SIT OVER NIGHT, THEN I PUT THE 4 BOLTS THAT HOLD THE HUB INTO PLACE BACK IN AND BACKED THEM OFF ABOUT 3 TURNS, THEN I USED THE AIR HAMMER TO GET IT OUT ALTERNATING FROM SIDE TO SIDE. THANKS FO...
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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L transfere case VIN: 1FMCU14T1J
Thanks to all who replied, you were all very helpful and correct. The transfere case motor was stuck. I disassembled motor, cleaned and lubed everything and it works properly now.
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L VSS signal VIN: 1FALP13P4V
Thanks a bunch for everyone's insight on this one. Jesse [...] hit the nail on the head: the sensor's ground wire was somehow broken. We ran a new ground for it and everything works great. (The wiring diagram shows this sensor has permanent ground / not sw... Trouble codes: P0503 (Intermittent VSS signal), P0500 (VSS Signal).
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDX18W1V
Well this one is finally fixed...It turned out to be a break in the dark/blue & light green wire going to the #1 side of the ignition coil. I found it by running a jumper wire outside the harness from the pcm to the coil and then driving around with the jumpe... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Battery lite VIN: 2FMZA5144X
Finally have a chance to answer you all. Checked with Identifix for a computer update on this problem and they said they did not know of any thing that was a fix for this particular problem. We did get a "Motorcraft" rebuilt alternator from Ford and that is w...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F3X
thank you all. I ordered a fuel pump from dealer and vehicle is back on road, a fuel pressure test proved that the aftermarket pump was junk..44psi.thanks
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FDXF46S0X
thanks to all who helped. I thougth that the computer might be the issue as some of you mentioned. I was lucky enough to have another one of these vehicles at my disposal to try the computer. the computer fixed all of the driveability problems, the dash light ... Trouble codes: P0500, P0750, P0102, P0113.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP53U42
After checking the components that were suggested we found the pressure switch was not working properly. Customer was not too concerned since the fans were working and took the vehicle without replacing any parts. Thanks for everyones help in this matter
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2002 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMSU43F42
you guys that said to check the app pid or accel pedal position where on the money. The brown and white wire in the loom that runs across the left valve cover had a worn spot through that was grounding out the app . thanks for all the help. I don't work on die...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs light on VIN: 1FMZU73K83
thank you iatn members! your return was fast and great! this vehicle came in with codes listed,the owner failed to tell us at first that the cruse was some times not working. our snap-on modis did not have the c1440 code stored. all replies that came back to u...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L06
Only had 5 replies. We replaced all 8 coils.we had already done the plugs. Coils did not fix. We moeved PCM to another in fleet so far it is ok. that leads us to believe it is in wiring. We are going to recheck harness on top of engine near egr pipe. Last...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5L ABS light on VIN: 1G1CS19665
Well this one is fixed. We replaced the left front hub, wheel speed sensor as one unit instead on just the wheel speed sensor. Client has driven it for about one week and everything is good. Thanks to all. Craig
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1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHLRD1041V
Special thanks to Michael from Ga. Went back and and checked the coil again. Replaced it again and fire in the whole. It is crazy. the other coil ohmed out great but still did not work. also tried a new from the parts store. No good. Found a good used one ...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L p0700 VIN: 5FNRL18904
Thank for all the replies, Sounds like the torque converter comes apart internally and sends particles through the transmission. This one is coming apart for a rebuild and a new torque converter.
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1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L rear suspension VIN: JNRAR05Y5V
thank you to all your replies.the fix i found was the lower control arm bushings were worn out.i thought they were fine until i unbolted them to see the bushing properly.they were had to see when they were bolted up in their hangers.the center bushings separat...
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L wiper motor VIN: 4S2DMS8W12
Well guys we went ahead and ordered a new motor since we tryed everything else but that didn't work.So the boss called the dealer and talked to one of the techs there.He said that the most commen problem is the alarm silenoid.He said there is a resistor in it ...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L master cylinder VIN: 1J4GK48K54
this one is fixed the red brake lite was on due to the wrong low fluid warning switch in the new aftermarket master cylinder thanks for the help
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73314
im sorry for taking so long for closing this.the vehicle was sent to the kia dealer because i exhausted all my options,i havent heard what fixed the truck or if it is fixed.im sorry ken [...] Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0305.
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1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L battery VIN: SALPV1448W
it is fixed the problem was the fuel release switch was stuck down with some junk.thanks to all for your advice
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Brakes VIN: SALPA1241X
Thanks to all for the help. Seems it was losing pressure in the servo and affecting the brakes. On the road again and another happy customer.
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Air suspension VIN: SALPA1249X
Thanks for all the ideas. A couple of replies said to lift only in such a way that the axles don't drop. A couple of others said you don't have to do anything special. Others had various ways around it. One let the pressure off by pulling the tank line, severa...
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