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1981 Alfa Romeo GTV-6 2.5 2.5L ignition/inj VIN: ZARAA6694C
Just completed cylinder head overhaul after a broken timing belt. Car sat for years before current owner bought it, he got it running then immediately broke the belt on a test drive. After doing the heads over the course of a year it has developed a new issue....
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1997 BMW M3 3.2L #2 exh valves VIN: WBSBG9322V
This vehicle was towed into us, we removed spark plugs to check compression, turned over once and engine locked up,we advised customer engine would have to be disassembled for inspection,customer had vehicle towed away. Several months later customer came to us...
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2003 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L A.B.S. module VIN: 1G4CW54K33
I run this help request once before and was closed before the customer brought the car back but what it does at higher speeds when you first hit the brakes it goes into abs braking for a split second then stops fine when I pulled the abs fuse the condition wen...
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G1YY23P8N
We have replaced the left 02s and did a motorvac. The codes won't come back, car runs good but has a slight tip in hesitate and slight rough idle. On the highway we have around 116 BLM, 110 BLM at idle. Sprayed choke cleaner at intake and saw noticable differe... Trouble codes: 13 (left o2s or ckt), 45 (left o2s rich), 43 (ESC module or sens ckt)
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19R0T
about 2 months ago customer complaint was that the engine was misfiring. We could watch the misfire start on cylinders 5 and 7 then move to 1 and 3 as the vehicle warmed up. Fuel pressure and secondary ignition system are good. compression is good. We replaced... Trouble codes: P0161, P0172, P0175, P0300
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1GDKC34J3T
The fuel gauge needle bounces all the time. The gauge is accuarte. Have installed a tester at the purple wire from the module to the gauge and can sweep the gauge needle and there is no bounce. Tried the same test on the DK.BLU/WHT wire will sweep but bounce...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Hesitation VIN: 1GNDXO3E21
replaced engine 3 or 4 months ago and problem started customer complained van would hesitate and even stall sometimes pulling away from a stop. since was not happening before replaced tps map idle control whole intake and related parts from old engine cam sens...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55E62
this car has a very slight misfire only at idle on cylinder #3. we have swaped plugs wires #3 ign. coil and replaced ign. module and #3 injector with no change. off idle it runs great but you can feel a slight miss at idle. there is no engine noise when runnin... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire), P0303 (misfire)
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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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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L oil press gauge VIN: 1GCHK29U73
When you transmit on the Kenwood radio, the oil pressue gauge goes to zero,the low oil warning in the dash with the warning buzzer activate. If I unhook the antenna from the Kenwood, all ok. Thought the problem was in the c0ax routing,changed it with no differ...
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2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L TCC Circuit VIN: 2G1WW12E53
Code P0742-TCC Circuit stuck on. Problem only happens after transmission is at operating temperature, cold TCC works properly. Reading are as follows when cold in gear not moving: TCC Slip 731 RPM, TCC Duty %0, TCC Release On. After tranny warmed up and proble...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WH52K74
Car died while driving, towed in. Car started ran fine. Tested fuel pressure and volume,ok. Then car would try to start and stall. If you keep rpms up, car will stay running, but every few seconds will cut out and mil flashes on for a second. ECM stops communi...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H0T
i had a sebring came in with a stalling problem. checked out to be it was a crankshaft sensor. after i install a sensor in it and i went for a test drive while i was drivng car it start misfiring i brought back to a shop turn it of and start it after ten min r... Trouble codes: P0301 (cly 1 misfire), P0302 (cly 2 misfire), P0303 (cly 3 misfire), P0304 (cly 4 misfire), P0305 (cly 5 misfire), P0306 (cly 6 misfire)
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L od VIN: 1B3EJ56H9S
After about 4 miles code 43 comes up and trans goes into limp mode. Pinpiont test performed, replced solonoid pack as per instructed. No change at all. Ohm checked all wiring from solonoid pack to PCM. all good.Checked for shorts to power and ground none found...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD56JXX
good afternoon all, i have this 1999 intrepid towed in with a stalling issue. the car started right up and drove in too bay, it didn't ant up right away for me nore did it have any codes stored. i checked visualy under the hood and didn't see anything unusual.... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356
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2004 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L engine VIN: 1D4HB38N24
Ok, this truck came in misfiring like a son of a bitch. We do a lot of pressure analysis using differential and conventional pressure transducers. We very quickly came to the determination that the engine had a mechanical problem. specifically, the engine had ...
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1987 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L 02 leads VIN: FMCU14T8HU
At some point in time the plug for the 02 sensor harness was cut out of the system, some shop wire nutted the harness to the 02, the problem i have is the harness plug is no longer available, the 02 has the typical 2 white and 1 black wires and no longer has a...
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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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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L compressor clutch VIN: 1FAFP42X2W
I am having trouble figuring this one out. The compressor was replaced due to a broken/overheated clutch assy. My Solus Pro shows an a/c request and wotCutoff as 'off'. The wot pid will intermittantly turn 'on' and I get a voltage increase on my pnk/yel wire f...
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L high idle VIN: 3FAPP11391
this idle is way to high i have smoked it and no vac leak found..replaced iac 2 times ,,,coolant temp sensors,,by the scan data it looks right ...computer is calling for 17 iac... if you unplug iac the idle stays the same 1300rpm i have checked timing and it i...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U02
I appreciate any help!?! I'm stuck on this one. Customer complained engine was running rough when first started in morning before work and sometimes when started up after work to go home. MIL would come on solid (P0302 and P0316). It would only miss for short ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 cyl.), P0316 (Misfire on start up)
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L gen module
Hi Guys maybe someone can help me out with this problem. A car came in with the customer compalint that the battery goes dead if left 2 days without being started I found a 179 ma draw after pulling fuses I found draw in battery fuse box maxi fuse #6 looked at...
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Hydraulics VIN: E1234ZA567
Just received a call from one of the techs. He replaced the leaking rear wheel cylinders only and has tried to bleed the system according to ALLDATA info. It appears to be a regular process except he cannot get any of the wheels to bleed out. The Master cylind...
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2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMNU44P73
Replaced turbo and #2 fuel injector. Started truck and let run for 20 minutes until temp came up. Idle smoothed out and I scanned with snap on modis and a self test. I did a oil and filter service and checked for leaks. Everything looked good. I took the truck...
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1991 Geo Metro 1.0L No Start VIN: 2C1MR6462M
towed in no start. have spark and good fuel pressure, but no injector pulse, starts right up with a little squirt down the throttle body. I am trying to pull codes and for the life of me I can not find the aldl diagnostic connector. My genisys shows the connec...
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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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1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L low brake VIN: JHMBB2253P
Came in for low brake petal and vibration, found rear calp slids frozen both sides, replace with loaded units w/rotors. also replaced frt rotors and pads. brake will fade only when backing up but only after 1 brake apply. seams to be using frt brakes to stop c...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L no start no power to inside fuse panel drivers sid VIN: JHMCG5654X
no start no power to inside driver side fuse panel to ign and starting system also to power windows d side fuse panel dead
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, Cuts out
Hi This problem has me stuck I replaced ac fan resister car left shop cust called me next day car stalled had car picked up motor startes then turn off after 2 sec I hear the fuel pump relay turn off and main relay turn off check with my scanner no codes check...
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2006 Hummer H3 3.5L A/C Blower motor
I can move ground from circuit to circuit and blower works correctly with all speeds. Can someone tell me where to look and find the ground that is used by the switch to complete the circuit? I know one must be dedicated ground, with the switch directing which...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D93
Hi All Let me take a moment to thank you in advance. I am a dodge guy, neighbors daughter has this elantra. Srarted out with mill on miss fire #3. plugs looked ok cleaned them and re gaped NGK plugs. ran fine rough idle with ac on. maff sensor readings loo...
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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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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Cuts out VIN: JNKBY31DXV
Customer brought car in about two weeks ago and said a light was coming on that says (slip) on the dash. She also said it was losing power when the light came on and the car would slow down. The only thing I can find on alldata about a slip light deals with tr...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FZ58S4R
Car comes in with check engine lite on, code 13. Customer says it idles very high, light comes on. We have changed the map sensor connector, map sensor and inspected the wiring. Wiggle test does not show any problem, no change in map sensor voltage when wiggli... Trouble codes: 13 (No change in map voltage)
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Oil Pressure gauge VIN: 1J4FY19S3V
Greetings all. This is a fun one. Customer had engine replaced 5k miles was knocking from no oil, had put hole in oil pan. Lost oil. Long story short, new engine installed with new OEM oil sending unit. Customer states when driving down the road or at idle, u...
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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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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L Cooling Fans, Blower Motor, Temp Control VIN: WDBEA26D5N
This mercedes has been sitting for a couple of years. Vehicle came in with no blower motor operation. Fault traced it to blower motor controler. Replaced controller and now the blower motor operates and found that the condensor fans are not operating even thou...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L abc VIN: WDBPJ78J61
We have a 01 CL600 with the "ABC visit workshop" warning coming on either white or red. The suspension is not working properly but the fluid levels are correct. We have no communication with the ABC controller and several other modules including SRS, Front and...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L fan VIN: WDBNG70J02
mercedes experts please help, car seems to creep to hot thermostat opens ( checked w/infrared thermometer) upper & lower hoses equally hot, launch shows p2073 code(elec current suction fan and or air stored conditioning) however no mitchel info available on th...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury 4.0L blower fan VIN: 4M2EU37EX6
hi group,have this 06 mercury,display on control panel,will show bars low to high all other function seem normal,have no blower motor operation,fan is good(tested direct)resistor unit is replacd.do not know how to get codes from this system,thanks for looking.
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2007 Mercury Milan 2.3L Steering VIN: 3MEHM072X7
Complaint was left turn, most of time, will hear a noise that sounded like a power steering hydraulic issue. Nothing for a Milan nor a Fusion in archives. (Even Googled the issue, and pretty well came up blank.) One TSB stated "may exhibit a steering grunt noi...
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1999 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L radio and obd monitors VIN: 4A3AA46G8X
Hello all, and thanks in advance to everyone who takes the time to read this. I have this galant that wont pass emissions cause the obd monitors get erased everytime the vehicle is turned off. All the radio stations and the clock on the radio get reset also. A...
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on
Customer had towed in crank no start. Ethos showed cam sensor problem (replaced no change) Found weak spark on cyl 1 repaced coil on. no change. satisfied with fire moved on to fuel No schrader valve to check pressure with out cutting line but dissconected and... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor problem)
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Starting VIN: 1G2NE55M9S
Vehicle blows PCM fuse at random, causing a no start condition. Some times it will blow the fuse instantly when replaced, other times the car will run for days even weeks before it does it again. I have researched fix data base with no luck. We have lab-scoped...
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2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire VIN: WP0CA29904
This car has an intermittent, but frequent misfire in cylinder 4 if the engine is allowed to idle after start up, especially after cold start. The spark plugs and number 4 ignition coil are recorded to have been replaced less than 1000 miles ago. I have swappe... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder number 4 misfire)
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB45S63
Vehicle came in with "warning indicator," turns out to be a MIL. pulled codes - got P0638 - Throttle Actuator Control Range Performance Bank1 +-10% and another Saab unspecify code. I did find a TSB on it referring to the ECM harness below the battery. It says ...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L blower motor and cooling fan VIN: YS3FB49504
hey fellow head bangers, looking for help on a 04 saab 9,3 concern is blower fan runs at one speed and cooling fan runs all the time, we have autodiagnose here for saabs and it will not communicate with heating and air on this model so i cant go far on diag, i...
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2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: JF1GD29654
Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated. This code will reset almost immediately upon clearning. The TGV position sensor has tested according to specs- grnd, 5 volt reference, and signal. the actuator assembly tested good, but was replaced with a k... Trouble codes: P1093
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1992 Toyota Camry DLX 2.2L no taillights or dash lights VIN: 4T1SK11E9N
Trouble finding why there is no tail lights or dash lights - replaced circuit board in instrument cluster, replaced all relays, and dimmer switch -
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2006 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L instument panel VIN: 5TDZA22C96
Hello all you Toyota Techs, this one is throwing us for a loop. This car was brought into us last night with all the warning indicators illuminated, power windows nonoperative and the shift unable to come out of park without pushing the release button. Checked...
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2006 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.0L 5-4 downshift VIN: 5TBET34146
My friend's boss gave him this used Tundra for a work truck. It runs beautifully and is a pretty well kept and sweet ride. He uses it mostly for light bed loads and occasionally tows a boat. His complaint is that when on the highway with no trailer and an emp...
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2008 Toyota TUNDRA 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: STBBT54148
Vehicle came in with the dash lit up. CEL light on along with ABS,VSC,maintenance and 4lo light on. I pulled the codes listed and checked on here for any help. I found a post about Toyota's turning on all the lights when there is a CEL light on. I cleared the ... Trouble codes: P2442 (BANK2 secondary air injection check vavle stuck open), C1201 (Vehicle Stability Control/engine control system malfuntion)
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1961 Triumph TR3A 2.0L lh rear drum brake
Good Morning, This old TR3A has front disc brakes, just to make it all clear which one this is. After all the work in "related repair history" and one season of running (not much mileage, only for sunny days) the LH R drum locks up each time you step on the...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCB21C92
don't know much about this system but here goes. cooling fans are inop. fuses are good and there is power to the cooling fan module on 2 wires # 3 and 9. if I jumper the coolant sensor to make it register 286 degrees, the fans still won't come on. not sure whe...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L compressor VIN: WVWPD63B92
volkswagen passat 2002 compressor only works after 20 minutes you push the buttoms with good cool air, pressures at specification, any ideas? (1.8 engine, manual air conditioning). the blowmotor works perfect
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L seat air bags VIN: WVWMD63B43
i removed drivers seat to gain access to the conveience module under the seat. after i replace the seat air bag light was on. rechecked all connection under the seat. help bob
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Coolant Temp Sensor VIN: 3VWCK31C74
Hey VW techs. First let me comend you on your ability to understand this crazy German engineering theory. These diag tests they give you make my head hurt, but i digress. The reason for my post is I have a 2004 New Beetle with a 2.0 BEV engine. It had set the ...
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Mechanical VIN: YV1TS90D0X
S80 came in with the accessory belt wrapped around the timing belt pulley. the timing belt was snapped and tangled up inside along with the assy belt. I removed the covers and the harmonic balancer and unwound the broken belts and removed them. I do not see a...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L A/C Compressor VIN: TRUUT28N31
This one has been tough and I appreciate everyone's suggestions. I tried a fan module from a Golf I had here at the shop with no luck. Upon further diagnosis, the problem seems to be with the Engine Controller (J220). I did a pin voltage test on E87 a/c co...
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABJ732XW
Thanks for the help guys, it seems to be fixed now car has been gone for a week. Replaced cam sensor and o2. Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 Slow response B1S1), P0340 (Camshaft posistion sensor a circuit b1 or single sensor).
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBABR334XY
well that was interesting. Lesson learned I dont know how many times I have to learn this lesson, never believe the customer do your own diag and tests. It turns out the thermostat was not removed tanks to robert and randy jeff and mark [...] think I missed someon...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L brake pedal VIN: WBAAM3347Y
Many thanks to all that replied. I received alot of info on how to see if the MC was bypassing. I know the post may have seemed a little simple. I believed that the MC was the culprit but we could not get it to bypass. I was more interested in some respons...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN5347Y
Good evening BMW techs everywhere.Sorry for the late post but I wanted to make sure on this one.Cam sensors were already replaced so we ruled that out right away.I pulled the valve covers and put the engine on tdc.The bank 1 intake camshaft appeared to be 1 to...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L CV joint VIN: 1G4CW52K2Y
Thank You fellow IATN members. This was the first time I used a help request on IATN and boy, I was impressed with the responses. I replaced the passenger side cv shaft first with new aftermarket. Problem still existed. I then replaced the driver side. Pr...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L blower VIN: 2G4WB52K11
well its fixed...the problem was very intermitent at times the hvac would work flawlesly for days then the problem would happen.it was taced to a bad ignition switch.every once in a while there was 1 circut not being powerd up just so happens to be the circut ...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KS52YXU
After rechecking all componets for the 3rd time, still could not find problem.Had another of same make so I tried changing a few componets. The right high pressure temp switch(by fire wall) got everything working.It test good and did not throw a code. It is no...
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2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DX67D46
Car will not be back. Transmission broke on the customer and it went back to the dealership.All we looked at was these two codes and nothing else. I did check AC Delco website for any update reflashes, but nothing to do with the complaint/code or symptoms. Mos... Trouble codes: P1182 (Supercharger inlet pressure sensor performance), P1101 (Intake air flow system performance).
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1988 Chevrolet Corsica 2.0L No Start VIN: 1G1LT5118J
at this point im going to have to close this post with out fixing due to timing out, since posting i have, checked the engine compression, found it ok, installed another crank sensor, ecm and ignition module with no change, ive tried to take the computor out ...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W9S
1st of all thanks for all the info. Found out that ecm was bad, hook up scope to ic wire going to ecm had bad wave lots of noise. repalce ecm ran better and didnt stall any more, but stills runs alittle rought burning oil. I did check egr valve someone aready ...
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M3V
First of all, THANK YOU to everyone for taking the time out of your busy day to respond with info on how this powertrain management system works and especially great ideas for testing and action. First principle = "Was it something that we did?" In this ca... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfires), P1406 (EGR Pintle Position Circuit Problem).
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
After running through everything you all helped me with, I had Napa warranty the plug wires, cap, and rotor. After that the truck ran smooth as could be. So the problem layed within a faulty tune up... Thanks alot for the help.
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Surge VIN: 2G1W12K3Y9
We Fixed this one by accident. I pulled the plugs to pressure test cooling system over night for head gasket leak. Noticed they were Bosch. Pressure test lost 2psi over night,cranked engine with plugs out no coolant. I really hate the bosch plugs have all kind...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L gauges,radio,windows VIN: 2GCEK19T04
I CHECKED THE INDEX OF THE IGNITION SWITCH THREE TIMES IT WHERE IT NEEDS TO BE. RAN NEW GROUNDS STILL SAME PROBLEM. IF I PROBED THE YELOW CLASS 2 WIRE WITH A TEST LIGHT I CAN GET EVERYTHING TO WORK FOR A WHILE. CALLED DEALER THEY SAID BCM ON 4 WEEK BACKORDER I...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L power steering VIN: 1G1AK52F65
Thanks everyone for the info. I`ve learned that the p/s motor is the likely problem. And that the motors are on a national back order of at least two weeks.Sounds like their having a big problem with them.The customer is going to try to get the dealer to help ...
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L tpms VIN: 2CNDL63F67
Thanks to the 13 techs that replied. Most all the replies dealt with how to reset sensor position. We needed to know if there was a way to reset the sensor pressure readings since they all read a differnt pressure. We removed all sensors and did a visual inspe...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L differential VIN: 1C4GT64LXY
Well I'm going to give the customer a choice. The rear axle differential has to come out anyways, so when we get it out Im going to take a peek at the carrier bearings to see if we can pull them off without much trouble because I have a source at Timken that ...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L power sliding doors VIN: 2C8GT64L74
after much work with the multimeter the wiring in the protected track some how broke and would only lose connection when the door was closed, but get power when open. Thx to all who replied
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L takes off in 3rd VIN: 1B7HF13Z8W
Thanks to everyone for your help. After reading your replies I decided to dig back into the engine harness and sure enough on the second try I found a wire that was broken. After repair all is well. Thanks again for all of your help.
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28YXX
vehicle was repaired with new computer, did not die after replacemant. thank you for all your help
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Lacks Power VIN: 2B4GP2432Y
First I would like to thank everyone for there input on this vehicle. I followed the advice of many of you but to no avail. I resolve the issue with this vehicle. The last thing I had done was remove this starter and inspection cover to check the fly whee...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L oil leak VIN: 3D7KU28C73
the cam seal was leaking. it is a square cut o-ring that is held on by the adaptor plate. THANK YOU A BUNCH YOU GUYS WHO HIT IT FOR ME. Johnathon and Andy especially. the Cam seal isn't like a freeze plug.
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18D44
thanks guys for the info.we know what is wrong with this truck but chrysler is having difficulty getting me another pcm.after checking all the necessary inputs and outputs I determined the new pcm was defective.on further investigation our local chrysler deale... Trouble codes: 2100 (etc motor circuit), 2111 (throttle stuck closed), 2112 (throttle stuck open).
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 1AFP38352W
YES I WAS ABLE TO FIND THE COOLANT TEMP SENSOR BEHIND CYLINDER HEAD. RESISTOR WAS OKAY BUT THANKS FOR THE ADVICE, EVEN THE DEALERSHIP COULD NOT HELP ME LOCATE WHERE IT WAS SENT ME THE WRONG PIC, BUT THNX EVERYONE FOR THE SUPPORT
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17535
ok guys and gals,found that #1 injector was leaking all the time and replaced with 8 new ones.still had a miss and did a back pressure test on the exhaust found bank 1 had 11 psi of pressure and bank 2 onl had 1/2 pound of pressure.plugged cat sure messed my h... Trouble codes: P2196 (running rich causing it to go lean), P2273 (same as above bank 2).
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L compressor VIN: 3FAFP07236
Well, located the problem. We took a five amp fuse and installed it in place of evap temp connector and wouldn't you know, the compressor engages. We ordered the evap temp sensor and are going to pull the dash today. Thanks for the reply. Marty from Shreve mob...
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1995 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDEG25K7S
Followed the no communication flow chart which said to replace PCM which I did but it did not fix the problem (also could not return PCM). Then flow chart said if PCM did fix problem to replace PROM. I replaced PROM and now vehicle runs good. I would just like...
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L strong odor VIN: 1GKET16S93
I HAVE CONFIRMED THAT IT IS COLLECTING FUEL IN THE WELL WHERE THE PUMP MODULE SITS,BUT NOW THE CUSTOMER IS TRYING TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT TO SPEND THE MONEY FOR REPAIR OR BUY A NEW CAR UNDER THE CASH FOR CLUNKERS PROGRAM,SO THIS ONE MAY GET FIXED BY WHATEVER ...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SAJDA01P41
Thank you for the overwhelming response, the Jag is now fixed. We replaced the remaining coils and the problems went away. We performed some of the reccomended tests, but in the end, we threw the coils at it and are calling it fixed.
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, no mil light VIN: JT8GK13T4S
the fix for this car was to replace the computer it did not have the 5v ref.coming out of the computer,all power and grounds were good. replace it with a used one and it fired right up.it was 100.00 for used and 1200.00 new thanks for the help chuck
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBDA24D8F
Thanks for the fast and good responses turned out to be very simple it was the temp sensor on the water pump it shorted to ground internaly therfor telling the control module that the car was overheating shut off the ac. Special thanks to Alan from Massachus...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L airbag VIN: WDBLJ65G1X
Thanks for all the great response turned out simpler than i thought i had been correct thinking it was the driver air bag. we replaced the air bag and clock spring the problem turned out to be we did not have a scan tool that could clear the code i would clear...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing marks VIN: JN1CA21DXS
The crank keyway goes to the 11:00 postion setting the timing mark at the 3:00 lining up with the gold colored link on the chain the info I had was very unclear.
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
Hello and thanks for all the replies. I installed redundent grounds to the ecm and changed out the evap purge,maf,and distributor. It seems to have taken care of his problem.
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1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Stall, Noisy Fuel Pump VIN: 1G3HN52K5T
Thanks for the help, I replaced the Carter pump with an AC Delco. The Delco pump has a heavy steel ring around the base of the pump. I assume that this is for noise/vibration dampning. The pump is now quiet. The fuel filter still gets warm when running, bu...
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1995 Ferrari 456 GT 5.5L Wipers VIN: ZFFSP44A7S
Well the Ferrari is fixed! I knew there had to be a relay in between the wiper switch and the wiper motor so I went to www.ricambiamerica.com and started browsing through their parts diagram and finally found what the relay looks like. Now armed with some info...
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2005 Other European ? 1.0L Axle VIN: WMEAK00F05
The ticking of the clock finally overcame fear.We closed our eyes and just dove in.There is an axle bolt instead of a nut ,once it comes out the axle will almost come out.Remove the suspension tie bar from that end of the swing arm piece , pry out of the way a...
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Valve Train VIN: WP1AB29P25
Thanks to Nick for the suggestions of 'back to basics'. We determined that the knock was coming from cylinder #2 by shutting down one cylinder at a time by disconnecting the coils individually. Cylinder #2 went quiet when disconnected. We suspect a worn wrist...
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1987 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2ST67L9H
the spring inside the fuel pressure regulator had broken, replaced and all was fine. Thanks to all that replied.
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