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1995 Acura NSX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4NA1286S
Hello all I got this NSX from one of my regular customers he had it at the dealer and they replaced all six injectors and an oxygen sensor. Less than one year ago and 2000 miles ago I replaced plugs with oem spec NGK,s. On his way to my shop to pick up one of ... Trouble codes: P1201, P1204, P1300
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Clutch Slave cylinder VIN: WAULT68E24
Removed and replaced clutch and pressure plate. had to disconnect the hose that goes to the slave cylinder to remove the transmission. after installation of transmission and clutch. the slave cylinder will not bleed. used pressure bleeder and vacuum bleeder at...
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2004 Audi RS6 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPV64B14
Hey guys, this RS6 V8 twin turbo is a tight fit. For this code is says to replace the catalyst. The first item in the manual says to REMOVE ENGINE! Queations - Is there a reflash for this code? I know on the 2.7 biturbo's they had a reflash for this but I can'... Trouble codes: P0431
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L ilumination VIN: WAUDG74F56
Hi Audi Friends, on this car almost all LED's are burned out for the ilumination of the speedo- and rpm meter. At night it is so bad you hardly can read the numbers. According to Audi you have to buy a new cluster + coding. Anybody out there has attempted to ...
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L dash warning VIN: WBAU33442P
hello thanks for your time .i have this 3 series bima, the dash shows one of the rt rear lites out ,as many of them do. ive seen a few. but no lites are out . is there a bulb ck relay that goes out or something to that effect? i have look in achikves found not...
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2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L top cover VIN: WBABW53445
owner brought car in with non latching top cover. top goes up and down fine, the cover just does not latch. checked latch motor and found cables broken. removed cables which required motor assy. and latches to be unbolted fron body. while waiting for cables to...
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1991 Buick Skylark 2.5L Stall VIN: 1G4NV54U6M
HELP GM TECHS!!This one is eating me alive. Runs great and accellerates all day long. When coming to a stop it stalls. When it first came in we verified the complaint several times. When we got the chance to hook up the pressure guage it had 11psi and then ama...
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2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54K73
This car came in yesterday. Sometimes it runs great and then the door chimes go off and the mil light comes on with the traction contorl light as well. When these lights are on the HVAC control head blacks out and the A/C is inoperable. When I first checked fo... Trouble codes: P1571 (TCS PWM circuit no frequency/ signal), U1040 (Lost communication EBCM/EBTCM), P1689 (TCS deliverd torque fault), U1255 (Loss of class 2 communication)
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2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L rear speed signal VIN: 5GADT13S96
Hello, Customer complaint Right Rear brake grabs. Did rear brake inspection (disc with drum parking brake). Looked ok slight axle seal leak. (donít think a parking brake can grab from the leak) 1.Put on Scanner NO SPEED SIGNAL FROM RR REAR sensor. 2. Only hist...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L compressor VIN: 1G6KD52B0R
we have this deville in for replacement of comp, dryer e-tube and condenser. compressor was locked up. on start up with freon in the system the compressor came on for a couple of seconds and not since. we have tried the battery disconnect and have found no cod...
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L detonation VIN: 1G6EL12Y7V
Thanks in advance for all that are willing to help on this one. When this car is hot the engine pings under slight acceleration. You can power through it if you mash it to the floor. Fuel pressure is within specs. I have no codes. I can check the egr operation...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L battery VIN: 1G6KY529XV
GOOD EVENING EVERYBODY.I have a customers car that if it sits three or four days the battery goes dead. After reading all the posts it seems there is alot that could be drawing from the battery.I know i do have a draw but having a hard time telling how big of ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L no starter
can the ignition switch pass key system keep the starter fron ingaging. i can jump purple wire at intake and will start and run a second. will do the same from starer relay.i went to check car thinking could start it because he said battery was low.do not have...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L abs,tcc,speedo VIN: W06VR54R1Y
has codes b1552,b1558,b1983,b2420,b2473,v1128,v1255,v2108,p1700
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JFGTYXMNC
I have a 2004 Cadilat SRX in the shop that keeps coming back with P0172,P0175 codes.Acording to costomer tune up was done 20k miles ago with ac delco plugs. I replaced both upstream o2 with bosch with are same ones it had before. Replaced mass air flow sensor ... Trouble codes: P0172 (bank1 rich), P0175 (bank2 rich)
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L none VIN: 1G1JF12T1V
thanks in advance,the poping noise happens when moving forward or backward on uneven surface.we have put chasis ears on the strut,trans case,lower control arm,tierod,steeringrack and left side body sections and noise seems to be in and around the strut/axle ar...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L transmission speed sensor VIN: 2C3JA63H75
Transmission goes into limp mode very intermittently. Sets codes P0700 trans issue, trans P2767 (active code) input speed sensor #2 CKT error, P2638 (stored) torque management feedback signal performance. Customer drove in broke so we hooked up to it while sti...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Brake pedal VIN: 1B4GP54R3T
hello, van came in with front brakes grinding and complaint of dropping pedal. we changed front pads and rotors.tried the pedal after, it feels good when van is off.turn van on the pedal drops almost to floor.we relaced master cyl.,same took look at rear brake...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44R1V
engine will not start good fuel pressure no spark set po320 code replaced crank sencer still will not start need help
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z1W
Hey guys (and gals :)...) We have a 1500 Ram with a intermittent misfire and stumble at idle. when misses throws P0306. Have done complete tune and replaced injector. Compression test tests out within specs. Customer wants to to change PCM. We are not sure. Co... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Misfire VIN: 2B7HB11X9W
need help on this one, dodge ramvan 98 3.9l v6 does misfire on cruise on all cylindre especialy on #1-3-5 cyl. change intack gasket because of leak, cam and crank sensor ave been already change from another garage.already clean injector and see them work prope... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L gas guage/ IPC VIN: 2B3HD56J1W
Vehicle came in with complaint of fuel guage inop, and all the warning lights on on dash. Also notice A/C comes on without turning switch on. Found many codes in all modules, mostly comunnication codes. Found concern is worse after setting over night on first ...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L blower VIN: 1B4HS28N2Y
i have power out of the blower but the control head has no ground. if i put a ground i have blower and the center console lights work. also the control head stays lighted up with key off until you ground that black wire. the wire goes behind the dash, so befor...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTCR10U2S
Truck came to me with a normal feeling pedal but when you drive it and come to a stop you have to pump the clutch to make it release. After inspection I discovered the fluid to be contaminated so I replaced the Master Cylinder and it seem to get better for a f...
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1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, white smoke VIN: 2FTJW36KXR
this truck is blowing excessive white smoke when first started and continues to blow lots of white smoke at all rpms. seems to thin out a bit when the truck gets warm. haven't changed the thermostat yet but the truck is only running at 170 degrees. if i crack ...
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Crankshaft dampner pulley VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
Greetings Ford Wizards. I have a Plain Jane Explorer with a pushrod type 4.0L, OHV, that has a leaky timing chain cover gasket. No big deal there but we cannot get the front crank pulley to come off or even budge. This pulley has two threaded holes in which to...
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15Y5T
This truck goes into a no-start condition after a hot soak or after it has cooled down for at least 4 hours.the truck fails to start sometimes for 30 seconds and then sometimes longer. I have a spark tester connected and the spark is extremely weak or missing ...
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L right rear wheel VIN: 1FMDU74W02
Customer came in with right wheel locked and brakes burned, replace right rear caliper and pads and brake hose, bleed system. car was all right for about a week. Came back with same problem customer saying brakes hot with wheel spinning free. showing signs of ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L parking brake system VIN: 1FMZU72E32
Does anybody have any idea on what could possibly be the next step to d&a, or have any idea of what could be the possible cuase? Any help/info would be great! THANKS!
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMYU03193
Greetings, Customer's description of problem: While driving on the freeway she felt a jolt and the speedometer went down to zero, no power from the engine when stepping down on the gas. Engine stalled out. She pulled over, restarted engine and one minute later...
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2005 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L timing chain VIN: AFAHP60A45
AFTER CAR AT REST FOR 10h RIGHT BANK CHAIN RATTLE FOR ABOUT 10 sec.NO MORE, WILL NOT DO IT AGAIN UNTIL NEXT DAY. I THINK IT THE UPPER CHAIN TENINSOR OR VCT CONTROL PROBLEM
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L unknown VIN: 1FAFP53275
Hi everybody, i have a 2005 ford taurus in my bay. The customer states intermittently it will blow warm air when driving in low speed/high traffic situations on hot days, with high humidity. I instantly thought cooling fans. Low speed fan works fine. The high ...
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR45E56
This one is really starting to screw with us. Truck was brought in on flat bed. No start and no crank. Security light flashing rapidly. Checked all fuses--ok. Attempted to communicate with PCM using IDS and no communication. Checked powers and grounds to PCM--... Trouble codes: P1639 (vid block), B1602 (pats system), B1213 (pats system)
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L firing VIN: 1GKDT13W6S
this is a nother gm nightmare not firing has not spark has power to the coil the modguel and crank sensor
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1997 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG25W3V
at start up runs rich both 02s over 1 volt and misses on cyl 1,3,5 injector pulse 3.o bank 1, 5.0 bank 2 engine light will then come on and go to open loop and smooth out checked ignition ok any help please
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKFK16Z03
vehicle was running ok.customer pulled out to pass a car and the check engine light started to flash,after passing the vehicle lost all power. i checked for codes and found a random misfire code,tested fuel psi it's 45psi i have many misfires on the left bank,... Trouble codes: P300
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2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L transfer case shift control VIN: 3GKFK16Z54
This is my own vehicle, but I am a brake and front end guy so I don't have much experience with type of problem. The service 4wd message came on and set a code c0327 (encoder circuit). When I went to live readings, the car would not communicate with the scanne...
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1GKFK66U75
2005 yukon denali whistle sound from vents with a/c on doesnt matter what the fan speed or the temp is set to. when the sound occurs it will only last for about 5 to ten seconds no real repair related history we replaced the a/c compressor and reciever dryer a...
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2006 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L compressor VIN: 1GDJC34DX6
After repairs flushed/charged system, fired truck and no compressor function. Tested sensors as stated above, but still not receiving signal from PCM Also truck has manual type a/c system Any help appreciated -Eric
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: KMHWF25S43
Car came in with broken t belt/ valves. We replaced the head ( reman. with cams/ lifters) and timing belt, it runs bad at idle miss fires heavily, a bit smoother off idle, idle vacuum is around 12 inches and goes to 15 inches at 2500 rpm. Compression seems hig...
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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 XK8 4.0L No Start VIN: 41XC031356
Thanks in advance for all your help. I am kinda stuck on this one as I do not get many Jaguar's in the shop but this car is a good customers of mine so I did not want to turn it away. Car came in as a no start. I have injector pulse but no signal to coils. I p...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 3.7L cruise control VIN: 1J8HG48K66
Customer came in complaining that when the set button was pushed the cruise would accelerate to 85mph then jerk or surge. Test drove and verified problem. Scanned came up with code PO582, installed new cruise module. Now wont work at all. Cruise light on dash ...
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1997 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L fuel VIN: 55V5288403
engine surge when pedal held at steady position don't no probelm check map sensor show good. no dtc code
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: KNAGD12615
The car was towed with a no start condition. If you worried with it a while it would start and run on two cylinders.(1 and 4) I scoped the control signal to the coils and tested the power and ground to the coils and all looked good. The waveform was identical ... Trouble codes: P0320 (ign failure sensor)
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2003 Lexus GX470 4.7L Vehicle Skid Control VIN: JTJBT20X03
I need some help from some Lexus/Toyota pros. I am a tech at a used car dealer. This Lexus came in for a slight steering wheel shimmy at 55-70mph. It is not constant and seems to change depending on road conditions. First we took it to a goodyear to have the t...
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2005 Lexus RX330 3.3L transfer case VIN: 2T2HA31UX5
is there any way to get transfer case out without pulling whole engine assy like alldata says
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1YVGF22D2X
engine timing jump after few days. posibly cold start. happens a third times
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2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C61
car came in as a no start,car will crank but no start. checked for spark and had none. checked for fuel, none. found the 30a fuse blown under hood for the egi/inj . replaced fuse , as soon as i hit the key to crank it blew fuse again. tried again but same resu...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L ac dash unit VIN: WDBHA23G2W
Customer brought in his car complaning about a high pitch squeal coming from the dash ac controll unit. you do not hear the noise when the car is on and in park, but if you put the car in reverse the noise appears. if you turn the ac unit on the noise will go ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L cooling fan VIN: WDBRN47J92
We have a problem with the cooling fan not wanting to turn on. The cooling fan is installed new, and the computer is replaced with a used one, but the numbers on it are the same. We're wondering if the used computer needs to be reprogrammed so that the car can...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L steering, suspension, ride control VIN: 4M2XV11T5X
There is a pretty harsh vibration when driving over 60mph. Stymptom is felt in the body of van and not necessarily in the steering wheel. This problem is really noticeable, yet hard find. I would hate to give it back to customer like this, any help will be muc...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM50U9A
Customer brought vehicle in complaining of vehicle misses are cuts out if you are trying to pass someone on the highway. Test dreove vehicle it acts like rev. limiter is coming in to affect when you go into passing gear. If anyone has seen this please heklp th...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge VIN: 2MEFM75W64
Cruising at 50 mph this car surges after going into overdrive. Acts like downshifting or possibly in and out of overdrive. No codes. Fuel trims are normal. We replaced spark plugs and #7 & #8 coils because mode 6 data showed misfire counts on those cylinders. ...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering
Simple question for you Mini Guru's. Got this Mini Cooper S and the power steering is not working. There is no battery power to the pump. Where is the 100 amp fuse that feeds full time power to the power steering? Mitchell shows it as FL4 in the under hood fus...
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1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Power Windows VIN: 4A3AJ56GOV
All 4 Power windows do not work All fuses and wiring were inspected and found to be OK. I have read some other posting that talk about the ETACS. Is the ETACS the problem? I have power at all for window swiches and I have checked the motors and they all work a...
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L alt wiring VIN: JN1HJ01P2M
Greetings, I received this vehicle with the alt wiring at the battery fuse link cut and the fuse link missing. I am trying to determine why someone would do this to make sure there isn't a short or something going on. Can anyone tell me what the current draw...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation, no power VIN: JN1CA31DXT
MAXIMA CAME IN WITH EXTREME LACK OF POWER-ACTS LIKE PLUGGED CAT.DID A BACKPRESSURE TEST AND FOUND IF YOU INCREASE THROTTLE SLOWLY TO 3500RPM BACKPRESSURE STAYS BELOW 1 PSI.IF YOU FLOORBOARD IT IT WILL NOT ACCELERATE PAST ABOUT 2500/3000 RPM AND BACKPRESSURE IS...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8DR09Y51
Hi everyone, thank your time, After body work (front end),the car drived to my shop,with check engine light on, no gas padel feeling, only 10km /h less speed,check code P0100 mass air flow sensor,P1320 ignition signal,P1136 crank sensor, after check and tying ... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow sensor), P1320 (ignition signal), P1136 (crank postion sensor)
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Misfire, loss of power VIN: 1N4BL11D13
Hi Gang, I would like to say thanks in advance on this. This vehicle has a severe loss of power at higher engine RPM (4200 and up) with a pronounced engine spark knock. When it is colder it also has an induction backfire. O2 sensor voltage flat lines at 0V whe...
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2005 Audi A4 3.2L Steering angle sensor VIN: WAUZZZ8E55
Used the procedure from Rosstech wiki. Recalibration achieved and everyone happy. Thanks again to those who took time to help me. Best regards. Peter
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Unknown VIN: WBABF4325S
This BMW needs a alternator it was not charging, the car died out and this is how we discovered its issue it all makes sense now, we had no indication of a charging problem. Thanks for all input! Stewart
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L odometer VIN: WBACH9343Y
All replies indicated the need for a new cluster.The cluster is NLA from BMW.A freind at another shop knew of someone who repairs electronic speedos he said that the coding chip and the main chip in the cluster had lost communication due to the voltage spikes...
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1988 Chevrolet llv mail 2.5L No Start VIN: 1GBBS10E9J
thanks to all who took time to reply.everything that was suggested we had tried already. what the fix seemed to be was when the engine was replaced the plug on the coolant sensor at the rear of the cylinder head was broken.it is a 2 pin sensor and the wire wa...
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G1YY23P8N
Thanks again guys. Walter, Phil and William were the winners. I ohmed the injectors cold and got 12.4 on all but #3 which was 9.8. I scoped it and had a shorted pattern with a kick down after turn off. Hot was the same reading on resistance. Replaced #3 and al... Trouble codes: 13 (left o2s or ckt), 45 (left o2s rich), 43 (ESC module or sens ckt).
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29F7R
I went ahead and pulled the timing cover off. This is a reman the cust. installed, with only 50 miles on it. I guess the reman company was short on timing chains! it looks like the chain was very well used, had so much slop I am surprised it didn't slip. repla... Trouble codes: 34 (stepper motor fault), 35 (injection pulse width error), 88 (tdc offset error), 9198.
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L coolant fans VIN: 2G1WX12K2Y
A used compressor had been installed on the vehicle in an attempt to stop the noise and the refrigerant leaked down to a level that would not allow the fans to come on with the AC turned on.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK134U5
thanks to all 8 replies.re-set the pcm w. factory programming. after customer called to say he had power programmer. and did crank re-learn. (labscoped fuel pump waveform ok. f/pressure ok.. did volumne test ok. the fuel sample was poor. added fresh fuel. rest...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1ND52J33
Thanks for all the help guys it turns out there was a ground bundle that was broke and making poor contact, it was actually making enough cotact to run, repaired the ground and made sure it had good connection Been driving it for 2 days and no problems. Anothe...
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2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L Starting VIN: 1G1YY24U55
Thanks for the input guys. I went back out yesterday morning and looked over the data one more time. I checked every possible data list and still could not find a PID for "crank request". The vehicle still would not start. I disconnected the battery and touche...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S15
when I checked Ign.1 my scanner showed 10.9 volts so I knew my ign. switch was go started to dig around un wireing harrness to injectors and back behind head and firewall found 7 wires chewed into made necessarry repairs on harrness Blazer runs great THANKS Trouble codes: N0NE.
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1AK15F66
Hello again, and thanks for the useful information, The ground under the headlamp appeared ok, but took it loose, cleaned it, and put it back together. Also I looked for the bulletin I was told about for injector contamination, could not find it. But I did com... Trouble codes: P0128, P0106, P0300.
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36J3Y
hello again, sorry for the late reply. Despite the appearance of a good pattern,i took some of your advice and replaced the cam sensor. BINGO. I am sorry to say i cannot explain why this was the fix but thanks a lot for all your help. Trouble codes: P0355.
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Radiator VIN: 2B3KA53H66
It seems there is no special tricks, just more trouble than most...BUT due to the body damage done, the insurance company preferred to tow the vehicle to a body shop to get all the work done at one time, not just the radiator replacement... so I didn't get to ...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Low Power VIN: 1FTCR10T9J
Ok, I made this way more difficult than necessary. I was sure my low power problem was a lack of fuel or a plugged exhaust. As I wrote I ruled both of those out, so the next thought was echoed by many who replied that the ignition control or the PIP was at f...
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L exhaust bolt plug VIN: 1FTWW33F12
sorry to take so long this is our shop truck and is on the back burner. we apparently have a previous repair and are in process to make up a plug with a local machine shop. we ruined our plug trying to get the bolt out of it. thanks for the info and lock and s...
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1997 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2CBNBJ136X
Thank you for the help. Im glad I didnt buy a MAF. Three relpies were about the timing belt and gears It was a loose crank bolt. It wollered the keyway a little and wiped out the key itself,thank God for that.The pulley moved a lot so it was really retarding t...
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2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRASO8U15
thank you for all the replies we did not get to check much more on this car due to the coustomer being impatient so they sent a wrecker and took it to the dealer they have not sent back any info as to what was found if they do i will update the info. Trouble codes: P0451 (evap press sensor).
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA71C74
We updated the engine control unit as recommended for this issue and on the Evap issue we checked system and found a faulty gas cap. Thanks for the information! Stewart
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2001 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4MEZV14T31
sorry for delay in closing,i was out of town for ten days,anyway the car was returned to customer with noise still there,the iac motor was determined to be the fix by way of iatn archives but it did not cure this one,replaced pcv also ,car runs really well so ...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L mirrors, seat, pedals, backup sensors, VIN: 2MRDA20284
We found that all the circuits go to the drivers seat module. unplugged the module and plugged it back in and everything started working, customer did not want to go any further. Maybe its like windows ,you just need to reboot it. thanks to all!
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1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2G2FV32P9T
had to close due to time. still working on car. i beleive my fuel trim problem may be intake gasket issue. looks like somebody was in there once and one bolt was only started a few threads. smoked intake and was getting a little smoke from intake but could not... Trouble codes: P1810, P1870.
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2001 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L code p0778 VIN: 4S3BE64511
we droped pan and repaired [...] wires due to pan pushed wires against valve body thanks for advice on checking grounds they were all good
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1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN13D2M
turns out that this truck is flooding when cranked hot. the cold start injector is geting turned on by the comp. i disconected the cold start timer and it still shows signal i disconected it from comp and it stops. left comp wire cut and turn over to custome...
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2004 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L abs-vsc light VIN: JTEBU14RO4
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED TO MY POST. I CHECKED EVERYTHING I COULD WITH THE EQUIPTMENT I HAD. I ENDED UP SUGGESTING THAT THE OWNER TAKE IT TO A DEALER. HE SAID HE WOULD LET ME KNOW WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS. PS I COULD NEVER FIND A TONE RING ON EITHER REAR WHEEL...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 3VWCB21C92
there were several things going on at the same time. one , the fuse in the box on top of the battery was corroded so I repaired that and put a new thermostat in as it wasn't opening until 200 degrees and put in a new fan module( changed this twice the firs...
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