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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Soft pedal VIN: WAUZ164B21
After replacing the front and rear brake pads and rotors with oem Audi parts the pedal feels soft. Tried to bleed the system the conventional way and with a brake bleed machine but the pedal still feels a little soft. I read about having to use a factory scan ...
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Torque Converter VIN: WA1YD64B33
Hey guys, i have this Audi in here with the fault code 17125 (p0741) followed the TSB and replaced torque Converter as TSB recommends. got the new torque converter and installed. now we have the same code popping up. Torque Converter clutch: stuck OFF/ No Powe...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Alarm Activation VIN: 3G5DB03E22
About 2 weeks ago we replaced the BCM in this vehicle because the alarm would start to sound without being triggered. As soon as the customer would turn it off it would reactivate again. (I should mention he lives next door to me and kept me up all night long....
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Door Locks VIN: 1GYEK13R4X
Good morning Members Thank you for taking the time to read my problem. I have Mitchell and Alldata and both show me a Inversion Module, but I can not find one. I have found the BCM, the Door lock relay and the wiring proves they are right. Both programs say th...
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1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L front brakes VIN: 1GDC14K7JZ
hi all! HOPE U GUYS CAN HELP ME HERE I CHECKED ALL I CAN THINK OF IT, I CHECKED FRONT ROTORS FOR WARPEDNESS THEY ARE FINE, I CHECKED W/BRAKE LATHE SUSPENSION IS TIGHT , IT DONT PULL TO ANY DIRECCION IT ALL W/BRAKE IS APLYED, WHAT IM MISSING HERE ?
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS18W4T
Thanks in advance for any help. After it rains Vehicle will not start, has good spark, 62 psi of fuel pressure cranking, Spraying starting fluid does not help, the only time engine tries to hit is when you let off the ignition switch, no codes in the computer ...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNCT18W6Y
This truck belong to my co-worker. trying to help her out. #3 and #5 cyl misfire. plugs get fouled up after 30 kms of driving, quicker with towing. she replaced it with electronic injector update, with the same results, the intake was car-boned up that when th...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GNDT13W7I
i may be looking for a silver bullet here. this blazer a 4.3 w motor is driving my cust and me a little nuts here. it has a surge that happens about one time every week or so or 2 or 3 hundred miles. it happens more for cust of course.cust says at cruise aroun...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L all up shifts VIN: 1GCHK23184
this comcern all started when i replaced the t-case with a reman. due to a failed shift fork. after the install of the t-case, veh. would not complete the 2-3 shift and default to first. with no setting of any DTC's. only after the third failed shift attempt ...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L radio VIN: 2G1WH52K14
Thank you in advance for your time! Theftlock radio displays "lockout".tried to depress 2+3 and 1+4 preset buttons to initiate recovery process to no avail. Did see a couple master code lists in archives but cant seem to figure out how to enter them. tried hol...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1GNDT13S26
hello gentlemen, i have an 06 trailblazer that has an intermittent 2-1 harsh downshift. temperature does not effect it. about 1 out of every 6 or 7 downshifts, while coasting or braking, jerks rarely on 3-2 downshift, more pronounced on 2-1 . inspected and re...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AM15B96
customer came in with mil some running fine at this time code in history po106 map sensor performance.Monitored map sensor reading correctly at this time, went through flow chart everything checking out fine all my inputs are correct installed a new oem sensor... Trouble codes: P0106
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.9L drivers side air VIN: 2G1WU58106
happy friday everyone.im not sure which way to go on this car.it sure seams like the mode door motor,untill while watching the scanner and turning the dial it would normally stay around 140.some how we found by turning the dial to warm then to cold at a faster...
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG12X92
Checked auto shut down relay for voltage , both terminals normal.through scan tool made asd function and heard click.no power at white and dark blue wire at LDP. Underhood fuse box shows no voltage at white /blue wire. Checked fuse number 2 and fuse is good. S... Trouble codes: P1495, P0753, P1765
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L no power VIN: WD2BD64455
This vehicle came in with the complaint that the transmission was slipping. After road test we concluded that the transmission is working properly and that the engine is struggling to rev over 3000 rpm. We thought it was a fuel filter problem. Changed the fuel... Trouble codes: P0404 (egr)
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1987 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF26Y3H
can anyone tell me what the fuel presure specs are supossed to be for this vehicle. i have alldata and it says 50-60 and i asked someone with mitchell and they said 35-40. checked sped for one with 302 and it said 35-40. i am confused and could really use some...
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1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FMU21548F
Trying to remember this far back!! I have only been able to spend a short time on this but... Guy said he started his camper and ran fine for 15 minuts or so then cut off. I checked and vehical has spark but no fuel pressure or injector pulse. I then jumped th...
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1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, RICH (BANKS 1&2) VIN: 1FMCU24X2R
i`ve run numerous tests as per flowcharts, no luck. prior to that, i found and replaced the fuel pressure regulator. i believe the vehicle is really running rich, as the o2 sensors voltages hang at 700 mv at idle, but if i create a vacuum leak, the dvom show... Trouble codes: P0173 (rich exhaust bank 1 koer), P0137 (rich exhaust bank 2 koer)
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1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 3rd Gear VIN: 1FALP52U8S
This is a freakish thing. I rebuilt the transmission, and as always, replaced torque converter, the first time. Customer returned, trans still hitting hard in 3rd gear after warmed up for a while. Checked pressures & they were good, replaced torque converter...
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y5T
truck came in with 2 dtc checked data on the motice & all 3 o2 sensors are working ok they are switching rich/lean continuousy replaced fuel filter & checked for vacuum leaks found none. checked fuel injectors for operation & leak down found no problem cleared... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FTDX1862A
This vehicle was brought into the shop with an engine noise complaint. The noise sounds like a timing chain rubbing like a bad timing chain guide. It's not so noticeable at idle but is when as soon as the engine speed is raised at all. It's difficult to isolat...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDXW46S9Y
members what to say high to all and hope everyone is duing well,have this truck that came in for the heater hose comin off at core,fixed filled system test drove all seem good,customer called next day said truck overheates going down highway, got truck back fo...
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Lights VIN: 1FTRW08L91
Good evening, We have this Ford that is blowing the interior light fuse almost everyday, customer states that it is worse when it is wet outside. Took it into the shop all ok, laid a water hose in the roof and let it run for about 1 hour, then it started and ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21S12
Ok guys here is a good one, We got this truck in from our local salvage dealer that just bought this thing. The man he bought it from told him it needed a timing chain. He had someone else put a timing chain set in and after this the engine still would not run...
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2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L cooling fan stay on VIN: 1FMYU02124
thank's in advance to all of you that bother to read my request for help, i know you guys can help me. i have this 2004 ford escape v6 with the cooling fan staying in high for longer than normal periods, scanner readings showing that when temperature reaches 2...
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HGEJ6672W
came in to my shop for uneven idle, idle is high goes from 1000 rpm to 20000 rpm up and down steady, no codes or check engine light, we tested map sensor ok, check for vaccnum leak with propane no leaks, remove throttle body to check air passages for carbon bu...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L srs VIN: SAJEA01T73
SRS light is on-scanner will not communicate with vehicle in standard OBDII-changed to non OBD and can scan some modules-but not srs-we are thinking srs module may be killing the CAN-tried to disconnect srs and re-try vehicle scan-still wont-can still enter so...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, ASD RELAY BUZZES VIN: 1J4GW58S9X
replaced pcm =same problem occurs. the asd relay buzzes when key is turned on, the electric cooling fan runs. cranks but will not start. Trouble codes: P1388 (asd relay control circuit)
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28J12
I have had this engine apart, every relative part checked, replaced any part questionable and can come up with nothing concrete. My only suspicion now is the ecm, that because this thing will really get to missing and not set any code. The miss does not feel l...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDC1631542
engine check light,codes for front 02 sensors low heating capacity,check live data,02 mv osilate 170-850,five times in 1 minute,both heater control turned on,fuel trims low and even,vehicle drives normal,exhaust clear, on testing connecting plug to 02 sensor,h... Trouble codes: P2008, P2088
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L stop lights VIN: WDBLJ65G1F
the car came in with no stop lamps.the abs lamp is on and the bas & esp lamp is on also. i hooked my scanner up and there was a code for the stop light switch. i also found a tsb for this problem. the fix was suppose to be replace the brake lamp switch. i got ...
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2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1MEFM53U0Y
Hi Ford Techs, This GM tech needs some help. This is my sisters car. Came to me with stalling complaint and "Check Engine" light on. Used Ford IDS to obtain KOER EGR insufficient flow codes P0401 and P01408. Tested and found bad DPFEGR Sensor and replaced with...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L abs module VIN: WBADS54348
I'm posting this for another store in town. They did a brake job last week and can't clear the ABS codes. Has codes 11 12 and 14 stored (for 3 of the 4 wheel sensors) and they won't clear. Sensor resistance is 1300 ohms at the module connector so I think they ...
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4DL01A3Y
Vehicle came in with check engine light on and stalls at idle. Had code for MAF. Replaced MAF and performed BG induction service. Test drove vehicle with no problems. Customer picked up vehicle and returned within 15 minutes stating that the vehicle had a roug... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E65
THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON AFTER YOU DRIVE IT FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES (8)miles, and it gives you the code po0011 Trouble codes: P0011
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G3HN52K2S
Greetings all, This olds at first inspection to me seems to be a restriced exhaust or a dirty MAF sensor. Upon cracking the throttle it hesitates /chuggs/cuts out under load or not. It will pull itself oof idle but barely once it get goind it is not too bad. ...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Cooling Fans VIN: 1G2NW52E4X
Engine temp on modus scanner reading proper temp,can switch on low and high speed fans with scanner,but computer not switching fans on and scanner is showing fans off in data no matter how hot the car gets.
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1986 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L a/c VIN: JT2AW15CXG
a/c never gets cold and comp is coming on. when i add 2lbs of r134-a it pulls into vac on the low side and only gets about 150lbs on the high side. if i put 3 lbs 134a in it low will be around 5-10 lbs and the high goes to over 300 lbs. we have replaced the ex...
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1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT4VN13D7N
i got this truck in for a intermittent stall at 10 mph.it has code 14 no ignitonref signal. i duplicated this problem a few times it just shuts off just like you turn the key off at 10 mph on the dot. i have spark when it stalls, with my noid light hooked up i... Trouble codes: 14 (no ignition ref signal)
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cooling fans VIN: 4T1SK12E5P
cooling fans dont come on when needed unless you turn a/c is on. replaced relays and all sensors and still no cooling fans.
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1996 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Pedal feel VIN: 4TAWN72N9T
This truck has a condition where the pedal will initially feel nice-n-firm as it should, but when applying a little harder on a normal, gentile stop, the pedal will quickly drop an additional 1/2 inch or so, accompanied with a light clunk and chassis seems to ...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L ride control VIN: 5TEWN72N01
Intermitant wobble/vibration at highway speed very pronounced. Shakes in body and steering.
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2002 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBF30K32
this car was at 2 shops before it came to him --i am helping out on this mess. car runs good, fuel trims 0 to 3% all outher scan data good except bank 2 sensor 2 showing no voltage. when we gave it a shot of eather bohh rear sensors jumped to ,9v + they both s... Trouble codes: P0156
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1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWCA0156H
Yes, the odometer reads 811187, however, I must assume that the first digit is incorrect. This is the first time I have seen this symptom on a CIS. The upper and lower chamber pressures are right on the money but the injector pressure is good at idle but when ...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H4T
Engine light on for inactive upstreem ox sensor, replaced with new, still has same problem, the computer will not go into closed loop will only go in for a second on and off. I need to reset the monitors to pass the emission test. has anyone seen this problem,...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
Hi, I seem to have checked everything I can check and am looking for some direction on this car. It has a misfire on cyl5 under load, worse when hot. Feels like an ignition miss. First tried swapping plugs and wires with a diff. cylinder to see if there was an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected)
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L failed monitors VIN: YV1LS5575W
hi, i have a 1998 volvo s70 that is not running all its monitors for smog.scanned the car. no codes found.have the autodiagnos tool for this car. i have gone through and ran test's and everything has seemed to pass.all the adaptations have been reset. the flyw...
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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L emissions VIN: JH4DA9374N
was a small exhaust leak at flange near 02 sensor after repairing and a decarb passed emissions
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Clutch Slave cylinder VIN: WAULT68E24
The tech working on this car installed the slave cylinder improperly. once slave was installed the proper way all issues were fixed. thank you all for the replies.
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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L rotors VIN: WBAGB4314J
A big thank you goes out to everyone that offered their services, as it turn out, we change the brake lines and added some fluid and so far no problems with the brakes locking up. Again thank you
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327V
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED HAVE REPLACED SENSOR AND IS ALL GOOD Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position a circuit).
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1997 BMW 328i 2.8L daytime running lights VIN: WBABK8326V
Thanks for the replies- none were correct. After extensive research we found the DRL relay. It is in Canadian models. They replace the high beam relay with the DRL relay. This allows a low voltage pulse threw the high beams with then maek the high beam lights ...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Power Seats VIN: WBABR3347Y
Hi Guys Thanks for all your help.Customer took vehicle to dealer and as i suspected needs a new complete seat.Seat track was stripped out and motors were faulty.Apparently 2 problems occured at once. Once again thanks for all who replied.
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY23POP
hey guys , thanks for all the help!i have sent the ecm out for rebuild . i have not received it back yet . i do have a confirmation that they found a problem with it !!! i will follow up with the results ! Trouble codes: 43 (esc).
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 43WM116823
Thanks to everyone who responded to the help.. it was a shorted Air Temp sensor.. I looked that the air temp several time and it is normal.. until one of my other work was jiggling the wire and tapping the sensor then it would flicker.. Thank you all for all t...
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L pressures VIN: 1Y1SK5289Y
What a turd this job was... The fix... replace the compressor. flushed the complete system. refilled with oil. Works great. Thanks for all the replies. Bad compressor or too much oil was the problem. At this point I'll never know for sure. Thanks agai...
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2006 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TD66656
Most replies said the throttle body, one said the pedal. I suspect the pedal because on the freeze frame data that is the sensor that has low voltage I think. I'll update one the customer brings back the car and I replace the pedal. Trouble codes: 2135 (throttle/pedal postion sensor/switch a/b voltage correlation).
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2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S97
Ran 3 cold start cycles and code did not return. Commanded AIR pump with scan tool and it worked fine several times. Told customer to return if light came back on. Thanks for the info. Trouble codes: P1400 (Cold start emission reduction system).
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2005 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L Door locks VIN: 1C3AN65L85
Only a couple of replies on this one, but it's finally fixed. The old problem of alarm going off, that we thought was fixed by replacing central locking pump resurfaced. We realized the alarm would self activate after sitting out on a hot day about 4hrs. So we...
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1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Well this one in now fixed and down the road, thanks to Timothy, Mark,Vincent and Gene for your replies, as it turned out the 3rd ECU fixed this pile of crap and now its down the road shifting its but off, thanks for all the help guys. Trouble codes: 14 (Tps out of range).
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1B3EJ46X9W
well I put it togather this morning. I'd have to say that a chezzy set up compaired to outher systems. by the way in researching the issues I went to oreilly to see if there was a fix with them as I primerily only use them in the bisness but thats another ar...
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2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL36T44
Hi; We finally fixed this stratus we did try draining fuel and adding straight gas that set pending code p0173 system rich so we put in two new front o2 sensors (oem) and that seems to have repaired problem we also readded E85. And it's still OK. It's odd tha... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPE24L0X
thanks for the replise it ended up being pluged injectors on right bank ran motor vac on recirulate on rail fo 40 min then completed the clean an o2 came back to life right bank was lean due to dirty rail and injectors runs great now.
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2003 Ford E-350 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FDSE35L93
Have been trying to get the van back in but he has canceled two appointments. This a work vehicle and this is Michigan, he needs to work when he can. I want to follow up on what Kent from Fla. & Kevin from Alb. said. Sounds like this may be on the right track...
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2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L valvetrain VIN: 1FTPW12515
Thanks for all the responses. Kent from Florida hit the nail on the head. I listened at each side of the cylinder heads to find the offending side, and the noise was more noticable on the RH bank. I took the cam cover off of that side, and the problem was very...
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L unknown VIN: 1FAFP53275
Thanks for all of the responses. We fixed it about a week ago, and i decided to wait a week or so to close this just to make sure it is fixed. I guess due to the extreme intermittency of the problem i was over analyzing it and lost track of the basics. The s...
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR45E56
Yes this vehicle is finally done but it was brutal along the way. Sean, Jeremy and Chuck were kind enough to reply but this problem was 3 fold. The PCM was bad but the other problem was that the VCM I bought off Ebay back in November of 2008 was counterfeit. ... Trouble codes: P1639 (vid block), B1602 (pats system), B1213 (pats system).
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2006 Ford Escape 3.0L Reverse Lights
Well this one did not get fixed. The vehicle was gone when I got back to work, possibly traded. I had already checked fuses and tail lamp sockets. Hopefully I run into a proper wiring diagram and possibly a diagnostic flow chart or the like before I run int...
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14W3V
Thanks for all of the replies. Most suggested checking the wiring and the tps. One said to ck. the connector at pcm for a pulled out connector. We had already checked the wiring but double checked everything suggested to no avail. Customer did hide one fact fr...
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1TEC19X25Z
Thanks for the help!! What the deal was the white & black wire to the coil primary was broken at the coil connector. I went back to retest the ignition module and it started right up!!! Continued to flex the wiring harness from module to coil and found the wi...
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1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L srs system VIN: 1HGEJ1124S
thanks for the help guys. i sent this one to the dealer. customer was impatient and i recommended honda diag the car and we can repair...ughh i dislike losing customer to dealer for "anything" but this one is out of my hair. thanks again jamie
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E3V
We believe this one is fixed. I tried another scan tool from another shop and found the readings spot on with what i was seeing on the DVOM. I removed the redundant ground and drove the vehicle until all of the monitors had ran, including the oxygen sensor and... Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor circuit malf).
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L steering, suspension, ride control VIN: 4M2XV11T5X
Unfortunately, this vehicle is not fixed. As documented under repairs we made, such as driveshafts, engine mount and tire rotation with balance, vehicle is still vibrating at high speeds. It is troubling due to our desire to at least find the problem not only ...
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1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HN52K9X
Thanks to all for the help. Wow, did I blow this diagnose. Before I took the timing cover off to check cam sync the customer mentioned that he'd been loosing coolant. When I presurized the cooling system I found the upper intake manifold leaking at the EGR ...
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2003 Other GM W22 Chassis 8.1L Data Scrambled VIN: 5B4M967G22
Thanks for all the replies...the abs module corrected problem.
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L reverse lamps fuse VIN: JF46G22645
thanks to all respondants,I replaced the reverse lamp switch on the transmission and shipped it-customer called a few days later said it blew again,customer took to dealer they changed a harness and the customer said it blew the fuse again-so back to the deale...
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 5TDZA22C54
Sorry it took so long to post the fix. We replaced the compressor and the condenser/drier, works great again. Thanks everybody for your help. Tom
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1979 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L overheat and lean VIN: 1592038556
Thanks all for your help. I checked the lower cylinder shroud plate and found it there but positioned over the cylinder head,and cylinders instead of down lower over only the jugs. I repositioned these. Ended up removing the fan housing to vacuum out the mo...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L charging cable VIN: 3VWBB21C02
The problem was the charging cable. It was only dropping 300mv at the terminal end at the fuse box, but was enough to tell the alternator to keep charging near full capacity amps. Besides that the cable is to small. So I replaced the cable with a 4guage batter...
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1989 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Burning oil out the exhuast VIN: YV1FA8947K
Thanks to all you techs who replied. This was a non turbo engine. I have checked the pcv system and disconnected the house under the manifold and drove it for 20 mins without any smoke. The flametrap was clogged. I will be trying to clean this out and see what...
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: YV1LS5527R
thank you Sean, John and Magnus for your insights. I think that the car is repaired but last time it took a month to show up again. I did the distributor cap and rotor as suggested. I've never seen one with quite as much tracking at this mileage, nor have I...
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2002 Volvo V70 2.4L cooling fan VIN: YV1SW61R72
Sad to say I lacked the testicular fortitude to fix this unit.I did recieve some very good tips , but the bottom line is even with the proper scan tools you cannot give a bi directional command to hi fan , and I dont have VIDA anyway.This system is very compli...
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