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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JH4DC54803
having a hard time with this one,car hesitates bad just off idle on hard accel but once it does accel it will pop back through intake a couple of time then be fine.car will pop back any time on hard accel no matter if at idle or not.have checked cam timming,va... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0304
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA24B9X
Hi there, I have fuel trim codes on this V6. Usually when this happens I use VCDS & go to measuring block 32 where I can see if there's a short term fuel trim correction (usually a manifold vacuum leak of some sort) or long term fuel trim issue(usually a clog... Trouble codes: 17544 (b1 correction from lean), 17546 (b2 correction from lean)
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L hill descent VIN: WBAEU33443
Hello,I have this 2003 325xi with a possible overactive hill descent feature.The customer has stated that the car will overcompensate on the level road and slow down to 45 on the freeway when coasting. I have never had to repair this system and am not even su...
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2008 BMW X6 xDrive35i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFG43538
Hello I am posting this to help out another shop. This BMW will crank longer than normal, then when starts idles rough like a missfire and then the MIL will come on and set code P3090 in the PCM. It also has reduced power. I am only able to scan it in generic... Trouble codes: P3090 (Lower Rail Pressure threshold value undershot)
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1995 Chevrolet P30 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBHP32K0S
I have a Mister Softee Truck that will stall on acceleration without warning. It is an old truck and it seems like everything I test is either marginal or bad. All of the above items were tested and replaced. Now when the truck is running, it runs better than ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33191
Got a Duramax here that will, under a load, go into limp mode and set code Po093(fuel system large leak). Upon inspection, noticed that the oil in crankcase has quite a bit of fuel contamination. Also has about a 40 rpm "lope" at idle. Other than the limp mode... Trouble codes: P0093
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC19V45
we have replaced the #1 knock sensor but the 327 code keeps coming back. we checked wiring from ecm and seems to be ok. anyone have any ideas on the best way to diagnose this? have been down trouble trees to no avail. thanks larry. Trouble codes: P0327
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Blower Motor VIN: 2CNDL63F66
Vehicle came in for blower motor not blowing. Checked it out and found not blowing in any speed. Followed flow chart and it came down to replace the blower motor resistor, which I did. Same thing. Still inop. It seems that I only have 9 volts at the blower mot...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19866
low block cell, balanced o2 readings, very high long term fuel trim of 24%, freeze frame data 23 failures in the last 93 miles. all at idle and to oper temp. Trouble codes: P0171
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L 2-4 solinoid VIN: 1C3EJ56H7S
I have been fighting this one for over a mounth.The car came in originaly with a code 41.I tested for this code and found nothing concrete.I suggested to the customer as this was intermitent that we should change the solinoid body.Not long after that they brou...
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1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Sorry about the vin and emmission readings car not Available until Monday. Hope someone out there can help with this 1992 Dodge Stealth, ( Mitsubishi 3000 Gt) it sets a code 14 tps out of range, you donít even need to drive it for this to happen standing out... Trouble codes: 14 (Tps out of range)
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, 14 miles per gal. hi VIN: 1B7HC16Y4X
this pickup runs good most of the time but has never had good fuel econ. 14 to 16 miles per gall. at 90,000 replaced spark plugs and wires also preformed fuel induction clean and injecter clean by BG. After still intermitt miss pull injectors out and hand clea... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7KF23641
The transfer pump on the block kept going out and customer insisted on aftermarket pump instead of doing tsb update in-tank fuel pump. finally after 3 pumps it's doing it again and the check engine light came on, p0216. This time he installed the transfer pump... Trouble codes: P0216 (timing component failure)
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall
This truck is driving me nuts.I have had this truck in my shop on four different occasions. If anyone has any ideas on this i would really appreicate it. Well one of my customs has a 2001 dodge ram pick up 1500 5.9L 4x4.I did a complete tune up on this truck a...
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2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL36T44
This is a government car and is running E85. Vehicle repeatedly sets 171/174 codes, surges at rpm's above 1200 and has a major surge/hickup at approx. 3800rpm. Freeze frame data shows that the vehicle is not sensing any % of ethanol (we have tested and verifie... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Unknown VIN: 2FABP74FXH
Im trying to get the heater box out, its loose but theres still something holding it, i have the dash pulled back. Does anyone know where the bolts are under the hood that hold the heater box to the firewall?
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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L clutch cable VIN: 1FABP42E1K
Hello out there I hope someone can help with my cable problem. this car came in with a split\melted clutch cable.We replaced it and everthing seemed to be working well. the pedal moved smothly and had about an inch and a half freeplay. the customer took the ca...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L alarm goes off VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help with this one. I have this 1998 Ranger extra cab 4x4 that triggers the alarm intermittently and many times everytime you lock the doors and set the alarm. The horn honks and lights flash. I have put in both door latch swi...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L pump VIN: 2FMDA5147Y
ok guys-appreciate any help with this thing-i feel like an idiot, but i have to be missing something here... this thing has had 4 (yes, 4) reman pumps installed (carquest), and 2 reman racks (also cq), and last time a new reservoir with screen (oem). each time...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FDRE14L71
I've got a Ford E150(5.4L with rear after market AC)that has been an absolute nightmare. The problem began at the end of the hot season last year. Low side pressure was around 80 at idle and close to 200 on the high side. we installed a new system (condenser, ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, VIN: 1FTSX31FX2
customer driving unit and said it felt like it was running out of fuel and died..check gauges light came on before engine died.. customer changed cam sensor afterv no start.. customer and a friend said they tried filling oil reservoir but could not ...they sta...
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P86
Car was over heating out in San Diego. It was towed to a local dealer and they replaced egr cooler. Car was out at the gas station a week later and would not restart. I got it to restart by adding deisel starter fluid. car drove into our shop. never acted up s... Trouble codes: P2291
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP5686A
Once in a while this Ford will not start. It will have spark but no injector pulse. Have scope tested the ckp sensor and it looks good. The cmp sensor does have a signal, fuel pressure is good @62psi or more KOEO. Most of the time it will start fine, but every...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L hard fuel fill VIN: JHMCG5541X
Customer complained that either the fuel guage was bad or the tank would not take any fuel. I checked the guage and it read right through a whole sweep although it took a while for the guage to actually move. The guage read 1/2 tank and upon removal of the sen...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L clutch master cylinder VIN: JHMCG5541X
This 99 accord needs a new Clutch slave cylinder. The one I took off is plastic. The replacement is aluminum.The line attaches with a square cut o-ring then held in place with a clevis pin. The line does not fit the replacement aluminum master, which is all I ...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 1-2, 2-3 shifts VIN: 2HKRL1857Y
Hi, Thanks for any help. I do lots of domestic and some european transmission rebuilding but I have no prior honda experience. I understand these transmissions have lots of issues. This one has a severe 1-2 shift flare, goes completely neutral for about 1/...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF35F0Y
This vehicle came in with check engine light on and an exhaust leak. Pulled codes p0141 and p0135. First thing I noticed is that the rear oxygen sensor had been replaced already with a universal type sensor in which someone cut and spliced the old connector to... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D23
Just a little help here please. We put another used engine in this car last month. The car runs great but after a hot soak it won't start. If you bump the starter 5-10 times it will go ahead and start. Did a top end- cleaning with sea foam at a vac port. Timin...
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1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58VOT
vehicle came to our shop. we diag o2 circuit, have 12 volts to heater, ground. we replaced heated o2 sensor. monitor would not run, so we released the vehicle for the customer to drive. vehicle came back with same code. o2 (bank1/sensor2), does not switch unti... Trouble codes: P0147
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1987 Jeep Comanche 4.0L Auxilary Cooling Fan VIN: 1JTMG6417H
Greetings All, Trying to Figure why the Cooling Fan Doesn't come On. Should Note: There is No Cooling Fan Switch or Sensor in the Radiator ( as in Later Models). I have 12.4 volts to both the ECT Control Side and the A/C Control Side ( They share a Common Hot...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L cooling system VIN: 11J4FF58S5
Freeway driving vehicle temprature slowly climbs to overheat (max temp). vehicle is overheating. There does not seem to be a power loss, or excessive pressure in the cooling system. No exhaust detected in the cooling system.
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13215
van came in for a tune-up changed plugs and wires customer complained afterward of vehicle hesitation mil lamp was on checked codes came up random misfire cleaned maf and throddle seem to run fine next day customer said vehicle doing it again noticed rpm gage ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
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1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L srs
Hi there i am having trouble connecting a scantool to an old disco1 and was hoping that somebody can point me in the right direction. i have a DEC tool with the landrover software. i am trying to communicate with the SRS system and have identified that it is ...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Misfire VIN: ILNFM91V6W
I HAVE THIS LINCOLN THAT AT IDLE AND UNDER ACCELLERATION WILL MISFIRE. NO CODES STORED. cAME FROM ANOTHER SHOP. i CLEANED MAF AS READINGS WERE ALITTLE OFF.AFTER CLEANING OK. IT FEELS LIKE A SECONDARY MISS.wE HAVE CHECKED INJECTORS,FUEL PRESSURE GOOD. THIS IS N...
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1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L engine VIN: 1MELM53S9T
originally came in with thisa whistle noise i checked for vac leaks as it sounded like that and ithe water test got cyl number 1 to miss so i replaced gaskets miss no longer happens and no more p0301 but whistle still there was at about 1500rmp when hot now in...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L ebcm VIN: 1G2HX53L4P
vehicle came in with abs light on, went to pull codes but my tech 2 will just lock up with a weird message. it doesn't say no communication it just locks up. i have communication with powertrain only. tried my modis also and same thing happens just locks up. t...
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2004 Saturn L300-2 3.0L rear tires VIN: 1G8JL54R24
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help, we have this Saturn L300 that came in for a noise in the rear at highway speeds, inspection found the rear tires to be worn heavily on the inside and very choppy, and the rear struts to be leaking. We replaced the ...
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L overheat and lean VIN: 1592038556
This is for the old VW people out there. Have 79 convertible, we redid the top end of the engine last year and gutted the thermostat and the flaps. We put an exhaust system that eliminates the heat exchangers. Initially we delivered it with no problems. This ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSS29M61
This is one for the vw guys! I know enough about vw's to get my self in trouble. The display on the ipc shows prndl but is shaded in black and does not diplay current gear. IPC segment test shows normal. dtc P0705 (oo293) trans range sensor or what vw calls... Trouble codes: P0705
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS550XP
well guys, we have very limited experience with volvos but you know how you have to take work while you can get it. anyways, with this 850 we have a 411 code. also, this car will every now and then stall right out. when it does stall out the gauges will fluc... Trouble codes: 411 (throttle position signal insufficient)
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L ac control VIN: JA3AJ86342
in need some help with this one. car came in for tune up and a nosie. did tune up and check for noise and found that the pcv oil trap was bad. easy (right) battery when was disconed and intake was removed to replaced oil trap.did not check if ac work after i r...
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1995 Acura NSX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4NA1286S
Hello all thank you for your help alot of you hit it right on the head I adjusted the valve clearance and cleaned egr port and drove about a hundred miles and no light. So thank you all again with your help it is greatly appriciated. Trouble codes: P1201, P1204, P1300.
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1989 BMW 735i 3.5L dead battery VIN: WBAGB4318K
Thanks for the help everyone. And the correction on "Bimmer". Sorry I took so long to reply. I didn't "quite" fix it. It is an intermittent. The door tumblers are strictly switches, not mechanical(with the exception of the trunk). I went around and cycled each...
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1991 BMW 525i 2.5L goes into limp mode VIN: WBAHD6310M
Most of the replys that I have received believe that there is an internal mechanical problem. Possible internal leaks in the case. Also one statement said that there may be a tsb that requires a replacement of the tcm chip. bad speed sensor bad range switc...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAA233413
I scrutinized everything all that my replies suggested and found nothing I could definitely condemn. Customer has decided to not persue it any further, and will put tape over his eng lite, against our wishes. Trouble codes: 296B (02s after cat switched P0041), 2761 (Secondary air P1412), 28F3 (bank1 status adjustment control P2098), 28C6 (Lambda sensor after cat bank2 system check), 28F2 (bank 1 status adjustment control), 28C5 (lambda sensor after cat bank 1 system check).
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L water leak VIN: 1G6CD5384M
Thanks for all the help,we gambled to just removing backing plate on water pump as requested by customer who is on a fixed income.We let them no if if doesnt work it will cost more later.Wasnt to bad of a job just be careful not to mess up gasket on timing cov...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCDC14H8P
bad fuel pump.pressure was good but had almost no volume.dist. looked great(a lot of people said to check it).replaced pump and all is good now.thanks to all who sent help Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor circuit too high), 44 (lean exhaust).
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L no start VIN: 1GNFK16Z83
The fuel pump shorted out blowing the fuse to the computer. With the shorted fuse there was no start signal from the computer. truck runs fine with new fuel pump, filter and fuse.
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35U23
Thanks to chris for sending me some good diagram info. I ended up printed up a wiring diagram from mitchell and traced to where the problem was. I measured the voltage for the working wires and they turned out to be somewhere in the lines of 12.4 volts. T... Trouble codes: P0300, P1020.
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2003 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19X23
iatn apparently isn't showing me an update option but anyway. My brother in law is kinda slow to return you know the type young and so busy but anyway. I am still toying with the truck I noticed something interesting. He had a friend install 2 amplifiers in ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 8.1L transfer case VIN: 1GCJK34G74
Most of the replies were right on track. As originally thought, the encoder motor was the fix. Thanks a lot to all who replied and to IATN!
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1G1JF52F74
Thanks to all who replied. Most everyone said bent valves and you were right. All is good now thank you everyone.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L service lamp VIN: 2GCEK13T15
Thanks for all the lightning fast replies!! Most of you were right on the money with the encoder sensor, and it was a fairly easy repair as many of you mentioned. Thanks again for the help, have a great weekend! Mark.
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: F777103254
thanks to every body ,put coolant sensor in to start with,watched coolant readings while car running ,the temp would drop real fast then go back up .replaced thermostat temp stayed the same its fixed anouther lucky customer had there car fixed by iatn.thanks Trouble codes: P0128.
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Cuts out
Its fixed- Short answer is a new A/C diode fixed it. More detailed info- I had suspected a voltage spike was the source for the trouble but MOD does not show a diode in the wiring diagram in addition searching MOD's data base turned up nothing. I measured ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MA48C14
trace fault to wrong computer someone had install.The computer was for accelerator pedal position not mounted on on motor.there are two different ones.the other is mounted on the inner fender. module #[...]. Trouble codes: P2128 (High voltage Throttle sw pps 2), P1755 (Trans throttle vavle control ckt).
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, P0133 and P1131 VIN: 1FALP52U0V
It's fixed (I think). I replaced B1S1 O2 sensor and cleaned the MAF sensor. I drove the car 70 miles and all the monitors ran and came back fine. I the hooked up AutoEnginuity and charted both upstream [...] at idle. I noticed the new sensor (B1S1) switc... Trouble codes: P0133 (B1S1 O2 slow resonce), P1133 (B1S1 O2 Indicates Lean).
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L park/dash lights VIN: 1FMYU02132
Traced circuit to central junction box. Remove central junction box and inspect park light relay. Found corrosion on park light relay and terminals. Cleaned terminals and replace park light relay. Thanks to those who replied. Park light relay is on back side o...
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2001 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK13T41
Thank you Thank you. After smoking this thing everyway i could think of both Gordon and Mark hit it on the head. I dropped the tank and smoked it for a half and hour. Filling the tank with as much smoke I could. I ended up getting a very small wisp of smoke fr... Trouble codes: P0442.
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, lack of power climb VIN: 1GTHK23182
Sorry about the late close of this help request. A pile of unrelated problems made me forget about it until the customer finally called yesterday. The truck was just out of the injector warranty period of 7 years and the owner was going to see if GM would ho... Trouble codes: P0089 (Fuel pressure regulator performance), P0101 (MAF sensor performance), P0404 (EGR open position performance), P0540 (Intake air heater feedback circuit), P1093 (Fuel rail pressure low during power enrichment).
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L parking lamps VIN: 2HKYF18596
Duane from Colorado was right on target. While I was looking at it today I accidently pressed the panic button on the key fob which caused the horn to start beeping. I pressed the button to shut it off and the parking and tail lights also shut off and now se...
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JACDH58W3R
Hi to all Thanks again this site is great! I got a lot of really good information, but none fixed the problem! I could kick my bu... because, I thaugth I covered my basics but I did not. Like I said I run a one man really bussy shop, while changing the plu... Trouble codes: 21 (found none).
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Hydraulic Fan VIN: 1J8GW58N02
Unfortunately client picked up vehicle and did not give us a chance to open the fan 'motor' and attempt to fix it. I'm guessing that the 'motor' is shot and needs to be replaced but client was not willing to do so. One of the replies unfortunately did not re...
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2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JTHBD19254
Okay guys, this one was a puzzler, but we got down to the issue. After checking the timing belt timing numerous times, we had out ruled any issue with it, and never saw a need to disassemble again. Now since the only thing I can think of is an erratic signal... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L Rear air ride VIN: JTJBT20X65
Replaced both rear susp airbags and followed the advice here. Thanks for the help.
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Mulitple Warning Lights VIN: JM3LW28J42
Well... DANG... not one problem, but THREE!! In order of fix: 1) Won't idle stalls: IAC valve: removed & cleaned; didn't look too bad inside, but after clean/re-install: not one issue (YET!). Told customer it may need new valve at some point. 2) ABS/TCS warnin...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBNG7515Y
Well everyone thanks for your input. I was able to fix this vehicle and I didn't need a Star Tester or any special equipment other than my Snap On Solus Scanner equipped with the European Software. I didn't have to ship it to the dealer either (I wonder why ... Trouble codes: 036 (ECM CAN Communication or ECT Implausible), 039 (CAN Communication Disturbed Engine Management), 132 (ECM CAN Communication or ECT Implausible), 135 (CAN Communication Disturbed Engine Management).
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L Left low beam VIN: WDBTJ75JX3
Well,as I had said in my summery, this vehicle had several ballasts installed, all used, but none the less they would fix the problem temporarily. I removed the headlamp assembly for inspection of the internal wiring, and again found no problem. i insisted tha...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Compressor VIN: 2MELM74W4T
Ok guys, got this one fixed. It is amazing that the responses I got consisted mostly of "replace the low pressure switch." I knew that to be a possibility but my testing showed that the problem could have existed anywhere in the circuit from the control head t...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D81
Sorry I do not have anything to add to this request. Found Acouple of samll recalls related to the crank sensor and computer so I advise customer to have those done and get back with me. I have not heard back from customer. So again sorry for the lack of closi... Trouble codes: P0403 (egr volume control valve), P0400 (catalyst efficiency low bank 1), P0430 (catalyst efficiency low ban 2).
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2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Copressor VIN: 1P3ES46C91
Sorry for the lack of closing information on this one also. But I refered to an electrical shop that I know as I am not very good with electrical. Have not heard from the shop or the customer so again sorry for the lack of closing information.
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L ac VIN: 1GMDX03E21
What fixed this car was the blend door actuator. The reason my ac wasn't so cold was blend door wasn't moving to full cold. I would watch actuator and blend door when operating from full hot to full cold door would stop before full cold, a gentle push on doo...
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1997 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Brakes/lock-up VIN: WP0CA2980V
All replies were a great learning curve. Thanks to everyone one who took the time to reply to this post. As of now car is not fixed, and discussed with my client, will take the car to porsche dealer. Thanks for making IATN awesome.
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2980X
I Could not fix this vehicle at this time, customer is flat bedding the vehicle to the dealer 150 miles away. Very good ideas. Either the Computer or alternator is at fault and I am leaning toward Computer. I tried to swap the dme with one from a sister car... Trouble codes: P1600, P1123, P1125.
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L ecm VIN: JTLKT32416
Thank you for your replies. Good information to keep in mind for VSS diag. It wasn't the cluster. That was new, anyway. Get this, when we unplugged the radio, the problem went away. It has speed sensitive volume in this OEM headunit. With lighning strike, well...
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2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Noise VIN: JF1SF65681
Well, it turned out that the noise was actually coming from a motor mount that is attached from the top rear of the engine to the firewall. The mount was bent and would contact the bracket when going over bumps. The best I can figure out is that the oil pan ...
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 2.7L esp VIN: JS3TE94426
Thanks for all responses. After trying to recalibrate without suzuki scan tool(4 times batt disconnect, straight wheels, 9.5 mph)took to dealer. $95 later both lights off. Suzuki scan tool needed to recalibrate angle sensor. Launch worked well for codes and da...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Electronic VIN: 3VWDC21V9Y
Replaced the control unit, it does have to be programed to the car. never did find the fuses for the abs unit.
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L traction light VIN: 3VWPF71K75
Unfortunately, we discovered we have no way with our shop equipment to test or condemn the G419, however, the customer did have it replaced at the dealer, and problem is resolved. Even if we could test it, we would not be able to initialize it anyway. Thankyou...
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1996 Volvo 850 R 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YV1LS5824T
We found a leaking head gasket that was causing this problem. Thanks to all who replied to help us through this tough diagnosis!
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