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1993 Acura Integra GS 1.8L valve clearance VIN: JH4DA9377P
Good evening! I bought this car with a burnt exhaust valve on #3, intending on repairing and selling it. I pulled the head, checked for straightness and replaced the valve. I also installed the new guide seals that came with the head set. Then I lapped in the ...
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1997 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D3V
I have a 97 Audi A4 Quattro that came in with MIL light on and misfire codes for cyl's 4,5 & 6. Pulled plugs to inspect, look pretty new. Wires look good. Checked for spark at affected cylinders, have good spark. Checked injector pulse on affected cylinders, I... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P0300 (random misfire detected)
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E03
STFT 25% at idle, cruise ok. replaced crankcase diaphram (was leaking @diaphram vent + passages partially clogged) cleaned out pcv hoses. fuel pressure ok ~58psi, 60 spec. smoked intake and no leaks found, smoked intake piping, no leak found. plugged sec. air ... Trouble codes: 17519 (B1S1 lean limit reached)
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cooling VIN: WBABM5346Y
Good morning every one. This one first look like a easy problem but turn out hard. It been change weter pump 4 months ago with a OEM pump because it leaking water running fine after that. Now with MIL PO304 # 4 cylinder misfire but the car running fine with ou...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs module VIN: WBADM634XY
Hi techs, I need to replace this abs/dsc module. What I dont know is if I need to send this to the BMW dealer for coding. I can buy the exact bosch part new. The distributor says that it is plug and play. I see this problem excessive on here. What I dont see i...
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1977 Chevrolet C20 Silverado 7.4L Unknown VIN: GM12387GOO
WE HAVE A JET BOAT WITH A SAY 1977 454 TOOK IT OUT YESTERDAY RAN GREAT 40 lbs OIL PRES BUT HAD A SLIGHT ENGIN KNOCK DOESENT SOUND LIKE A SPUN BEARING ALMOST SOUNDS LIKE A LIFTER PULLED VALE COVERS OFF TO FIND ROLLER ROCKERS WHITH ALOT OF WATER IN TOPEND CHEKED...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 WT 4.3L valve train VIN: 1GCEK1427M
vehicle showed up in my driveway sunday (oh boy) its a friends sons truck, had a definate mis-fire, isilated to #6 cylinder, further diagnosis led me to remove valve cover and discovered #6 intake rocker stud had pulled out of head (press in style) anyone know...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 4G1JF32T8W
owner says will stall when driving but will start after waiting awhile.sounds like ign. mod. I had this car for 2 weeks a month ago and never witnessed a stall. Owners said she's not driving it until the stalling is fixed.Well needless to say I've had it for a... Trouble codes: P034, P033, P050
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Torque converter clutch VIN: 2G1WW12E42
I have this Monte Carlo that has the Tcc slipping at cruise speed.(200 rpm) The problem is evident by watching the tach fluctuate. I have reflashed the PCM to the latest calibration but this did not cure the problem. I can lock down the converter at 100 percen...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L drivetrain VIN: 1G1JC12492
my problem car runs great trans shifts great, take your hand of the wheel at speed drives straight all that is good but when you apply the brks car pulsates forward and back not side to side not in the brake pedal and not in the steering wheel, pulsation get s...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Air Bag VIN: 2GCEK19T33
Greetings fellow techs, Got one here that has us scratching our noggins. 2003 Chevrolet K1500 truck came in this morning with a Service Air Bag light on in the dash. Pulled the codes and found the following B0100, B0103 and B0092. After clearing the codes the ...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC29U84
The customer's complaint is that after driving the truck for a while, the "Reduced Engine Power" and "Check Engine" lights come on, and that the vehicle won't accelerate and has no power. Previously when this problem occured, the APP was replaced and that took... Trouble codes: P1125 (Accelerator Pedal Position System), P2120 (Accelerator Pedal Position System Sensor 1 Circuit)
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Battery Light VIN: 1GNEK13T65
I found a TSB for programing the PCM and resetting the IPC,I do not think that applies here.If anyone has any ideas,I am not sure where to go on this one.
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16S36
this vehicle has come in twice now for this code...as usual it is running fine. this seems to be a very intermittent issue. i was just curious if anyone else has run int this before. the only thing i can see is on the freeze frame data the snapshot read 550 rp... Trouble codes: P0506 (rpms too low)
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 3C3EL45H3X
this car came to me with some one throwing a whole lot of darts before asking for profesinal help...it runs great untill the radiator fans come on then loses all power like the timing is retarded but can't even find a clue to whats going on no codes pending or...
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2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R12
Vehicle came into shop with P0155 B2S1 heater malfunction. Sensor tested bad, replaced sensor and released vehicle. MIL returned several days later. P0152 stored all O2 sensors flatline @ .3V, replaced B2S1 with known good and sensor switched fine, 3 other sen... Trouble codes: P0152 (O2 sensor voltage high B2S1)
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L hvac VIN: 2C4GP54LY3
van came in with a sized compressor. we replace compressor,dryer,flushed all the lines,replace expansion valveand recharged. now we can get normal pressures. 90 and 400 lbs
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3JA53G75
Car originally came in for a P0152 code, O2 2/1 high voltage, was hanging above 4 volts for several minutes. Testing lead to replacing the O2 sensor. Car test drove OK, but was back two days later with a P0152 and a P0300. Went through testing again, could not... Trouble codes: P0300
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1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7FL23X9P
Vehicle now starting and running until wide open throttle is commanded. Fuel pressure normal when this occurs, back fires through exhaust, TPS voltage @ 4 vdc then computer will show auto shutdown off, rpm @ 0, vehicle speed shows 0 MPH, speedometer reading co...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y31
Hello all I have this van that quit on the highway and wouldn't restart. It has fuel pressure and injector pulse but does not have spark. I scoped the cam and crank sensors and they were ok. The computer is not driving the coil. I checked all powers and groun... Trouble codes: P0351
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2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X21
hello there fellow techs i have a 2001 dodge stratus that came in as a no start .when testing vehicle it started up and has ran since.the vehicle now has intermittent misfires on cylinder # 1 and 4.vehicle has new spark plugs and wires,ignition coil,cam and cr... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L all VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
fuses 4/15/31 burnt, replaced 15, "smoke" from GEM module. Replaced module and c.j.b. Ford parts. Has blower control, lights, comes out of park. "NEW PROBLEM", vehicle won't shut off. Alt. and ignition switch, unplugged, still runs. Fuse 30 is "hot" key off. U...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4Lo VIN: 1FMZU34EXX
Thank you in advance, this explorer will not go into 4Lo. Thr customer brought it in with a encoder motor from NAPA and no 4Lo. The AWD and 4Hi do work on the hoist. I can force the encoder motor to work using the "function" section of the MODIS. When I do the...
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA534XY
Hey Guys and gals. I have a long distance request from a preacher friend of mine who is having trouble getting this van diagnosed. The problem he describes is like nothing I have encountered and he has had only one shop get it to do it but not long enough to d...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L monitors VIN: 2FTRX18L71
Guys and Gals, Hope you have some ideas for me. I have a 2001 F150 that recently had the battery replaced. The inspection sticker expired in July, battery was put in three weeks prior. Now the monitors all reset except two, catalyst and evap. The vehicle will...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEW25SJ4
Customer states: bucks, runs bad under load when damp/wet outside. also poor MPG Yes I know it's a V-10 I am using Snap-ON Verus scanner for testing/inspecting this veh. Traded my MODIS for it a couple weeks ago so still getting used to seeing so much data at... Trouble codes: P0171 (FUEL SYSTEM Lean bank 1), P0720 (output speed sensor circuit fault), P0722 (output speed sensor no signal)
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L alt not charging VIN: 2FAFP71W54
Car came in a month ago and a battery the alternator were replaced. it came back again and alternator was replaced.( I did not do the replacing so I do not have any info as to why it replaced a secound time.) Now to the 3rd time. Car came in , not charging, an...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start cold VIN: 1FDAX57P54
this truck starts fine hot only cold cranks for 30 - 45 seconds minimum before firing acts like the low psi oil system has drained back where is the anti drain back valve located once truck is running it starts fine shut off leave for an hour starts hard check...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14585
hey Guys, I'm having trouble with this F150 3 vavle engine. , it misses under heavy load only, ses will being flashing only after the truck is held in the wide open throttle mode for a couple seconds. Other than that it runs normal. Checked and replace coil an... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire 4 cylinder)
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L ABS module VIN: 1ZVFT80N86
ABS Light comes on when going over 10km scan codes found code u-0073 which states control modue communication bus A OFF and code u-2011 unknown
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FBSS31L16
This one has me crazy! It came in with the vent temperature around 70 degrees. Cleaned the condenser & radiator cooling surfaces, checked the freon charge and the pressures and noticed a flutter on the high side gauge. I recomended a new compressor, accumulato...
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2007 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FMEU74E97
just need to know how to turn off passanger's air bag. customer just had heart surgery and if air bag deploys it could kill him. usually it is done with the key, but i do not see any to do that on this model. does anyone know the secret?
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1996 GMC K2500 Suburban 5.7L Suspension VIN: 1GKGK26R7T
while driving on highway and reaching 60 mph and over it gets very hard to maintain vehicle in lane/have to keep pulling steering in both directions to keep straight and keep from wandering/also vehicle steering wheel not returning after making left or right t...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M8V
Van came in as no start. We diagnosed it first as a shorted fuel pump. Repalaced fuel pump still no start. Tried to communicate with PCM and could not. Opened up PCM and found circuit board burned up. Replaced PCM with new one that we had flashed at local part...
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2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, will not rev up VIN: 1GKDT13S33
I think I may have two problems. One problem at idle and one at cruise. Vehicle will not rev over 2,500 rpm setting still in neutral. I know it's not right because I can't do a CKP Variation relearn. Vehicle will throttle up to 6,000 rpm while driving. Also wh...
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Misfire VIN: JHLRD2842X
The owner of this CR-V had taken it to another shop to get the Timing Belt replaced. When they fininshed it was running poor. The owner brought it to our shop. It had a dead cylinder on #1. We swaped spark plugs, plug wires, New cap. We had low running compres... Trouble codes: P1399, P0301
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2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Compressor engagement VIN: 1HGFA16806
I'm having problems with the a/c blowing warm air intermittently at times. It happens with light acceleration, steady cruising speeds, and at idle. This is my wife's car, I have driven the car to work numerous times. I have been able to duplicate concern about...
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2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L engine VIN: 5FNYF18486
my customer has a 2006 Pilot w/18,000 miles and complained of a squeaking noise from timing belt area when engine in at normal op temp. the dealer performed TSB # 08-045. Idler pulley mounting surface is tilted causing edge of timing belt to rub against the si...
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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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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
Hi; I am having a hard time figuring this one out. 98 Jeep towed in as a no start. Customer was driving and said it just shut off as if he turned the key off. I am currently getting no spark. I hooked up the Modis and I am getting "No Communication". I chec...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L axle seals VIN: 1J4GW48S4Y
JEEP TECHS I have this jeep grand cherokee that has had rear diff axle seals replaced four times by three different techs. All seals have lasted different milages but always come back leaking. they used OE parts each time and I have been assured the vent is cl...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW58N42
Hi everyone, I have this jeep that is fighting me. Last Friday it came in and ran terrible no codes all the scan data looked good and both CKP/CMP scoped fine. When I do get it running it surges between 200 to 2000 RPM with the my foot on the Gas.All O2's are ... Trouble codes: P0601 (Internal check sum Error)
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2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4FA44S36
This Jeep Wrangler has had an on-going issue with a sometimes violent steering and front end shake. All it takes at times is a small pot hole or sharp bump to set off the severe shaking that takes place. The owner must jam on the brakes to bring the vehicle b...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Brake Switch VIN: SALTL124XY
Another disco with abs lights on. Vehicle orignally came in with same problem, with Autodiagnos pulled codes got 0016- brake switch failure (intermittent). Repaced brake switch test drove many drive cycles, costumer took car. Now it is back with the same code....
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L traction valve VIN: SALTY14403
Hey everybody, Got a Disco with ABS/TC/HLD Lights on. Vehicle came from a used car lot , I am using an Autodiagnos scan tool. Pulled codes and got shuttle valve codes and traction valve codes. I used to work at the dealer and this was a very common problem sol...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9740R
I have a rotunda super star 2 tester from my old ford days however ford did not use this air ride system and I have limited experience with these. I have seen comp and relay failures and line breaks as well as individual strut problems but have not seen one wh...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L a/c vents VIN: 1LNHM83WG2
hey guys, have a little weird problem here, this linclon came in for low air flow from a/c panel vents and it has good air flow from floor vents and pretty good flow from defrost vents, it is hard to see the door moving while in the car so went and remove heat...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L p/s pump VIN: 5LMEU88H53
This Lincoln Aviator came in with a whine noise under light throttle. Removed the belts and pinpointed the noise to be p/s pump. Replaced with a factory part. Noise there all the time now. Replaced with another factory unit and still have the noise. I found a ...
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2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L speedlimiter VIN: 5LMFU28585
Hello Everyone A question from speed limiters Here in Hungary it makes costumers unhappy when they truck or car cant pass 160 km/h And a Suzuki pass by . I have two cars right now witch needs speed limiter changes. One is a Lincoln Navigator 05 5.4L how duo I ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L softop VIN: WDBFA66E1M
Hello,I have just spent a frustrating afternoon,because my alldata ONLINE is almost totally illegible on the wiring diagrams for this convertible . The top stops at full vertical and should be an easy fix,but I cannot read anything!!!.It has code 17 for left ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L ride control VIN: WDBFA76E5S
i have in my shop a 1995 600sl with a hydraulic leak near right front wheel. the fluid seems to be coming from a cap at the bottom of the hydraulic control valve. this cap has two holes for a spanner wrench. my question is if that valve is servicable. i am not...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF72F7V
well thank you in advance you guy's out there have not failed me yet this site is the best. well any way boss car he gave this job to new tech in shope tech did not follow the right procedure when he took car a part know hee dose not work for us so boss came t... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0341 (cam sensor range performance bank 1)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L monitors reset VIN: WDBKK49F01
Thanks in advance for your help with this. This vehicle failed the emission test due to monitors have not run. We were able to get the oxygen heater monitor to run but the monitor reset when cycling the ignition key to off. This happens each time the monitor r...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4JGAB57E85
Vehicle runs rough at idle. Checked STFT at idle, it is at +- 1.8 on both banks. No fault on computer. I hear a light "poping" noise from airbox.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L steering wheel VIN: 4A3AC54H51
I need some help guys! This Mits came in with a complaint of shake in steering wheel between 20 and 30mph.. Verified complaint and it is shaking badly between 20 and 30 in every gear if manualy shifting or in drive then fades away as speed increases.. When at ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L rear door VIN: JA4NW51S73
the rear door/hatch will not open,feels like is locked. key revolves normal one way,bind's the other.power lock feature no help.doesnt have a manual lock inside door. i cant seem to find any way to access inside of door to check lock mech. without first gettin...
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJ01P3K
Customer/student brought vehicle to me after trying to replace the alternator. It kept blowing the link at the battery. He had grounded the power wire at the alternator. I got the alt. wiring correct and replaced the link. charging ok now. This vehicle now wil...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Instrument VIN: JN1CA31DOY
This vehicle came in our shop with complicated problems. When the ignition key off, engine is off but lights comes on instrument like ignition key on position and uneven idle, Idle is high goes from 1500 to 1800 rpm up and down steady and 2 cooling fan working...
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L cruise control VIN: 4N2ZN16TO1
Thanks in advance for any help This is my van and we are out of state on a trip to my wifes inlaws in georga .After driving a while the speedometer needle starts to wave up and down from approx 30mph to actual road speed, then settles down,then starts again. T...
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1999 Plymouth Prowler 3.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1P3EW65GXX
This vehicle was being driven and the Instrument Cluster stopped working - most gauges quit and odometer read "0". Vehicle was parked, and later wouldn't keep running - it would start and then quit almost immediately. Now, engine won't even crank over. Odomete...
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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L vsa VIN: 1H4KA966XY
The handling problems were cured with rack bushings. This had a leaking rack and the bushings were oil soaked and one was much worse than it looked. When following up with the customer, I found he may not drive again due to advanced age and poor health so I co...
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2004 Audi RS6 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPV64B14
Two schools here, one was lower the engine/subframe etc. carefully and use ky jelly ; ) to squeeze it out. The other was to remove the engine. As it turns out the emissions warranty is 8 years or 120,000 km. I informed the client of this and he opted to go ... Trouble codes: P0431.
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1990 BMW 750iL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGC8317L
Thanks to all who replied. To clarify my original posting, I was trying to get the codes out of the vehicle using the 'Check engine' light flash method & was unable to access the bank 2 codes. As I suspected from reading previous cases & from the responses I... Trouble codes: 1215 (Mass Air Flow sensor system 1).
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Door Locks VIN: 1GYEK13R4X
Hello Gentleman I decided to e-mailed Alldata and requested the proper wiring and location. You have to roll the dash and the module is taped to the harness, there is no other way to get to it. Thank you to the guys who responded.
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1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L front brakes VIN: 1GDC14K7JZ
thanks! i replaced caliper,rotor and brake hose driver side everything is good now thanks a lot have a nice day!
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFK24SXS
Thanks for all of the replies! A fresh perspective is priceless. The problem turned out to be the PDM. It had been replaced less than 2 yrs ago. We replaced it using the relocation kit and it runs great. So, we turned out to have several issues. Replacing... Trouble codes: 56 (injector pump calibration).
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Tachometer VIN: 1GNEC16T23
All - thank you for the responses. Fault met Bulletin criteria and dealer covered repair as described.
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 3.5L front undercarriage
First I'd like to thank everyone for their time to look at my problem and offer help. After taking a break from this car and going back with a fresh head, i rechecked everything i previously looked at and found on this second inspection that the rear lower con...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L no start VIN: 1C4GP54L6X
This one is fixed. Seven replies. Several said it was the cluster causing my problem. Obviously they did not read the post. The BCM was already properly diagnosed. The problem was the van had a used one in it & I needed to verify the correct part number for th...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Trans front seal VIN: 3C4FY48B13
The front seal is accessed by splitting the case and pressing it out to the inside of the trans case. Case splitting is much like a Japanese trans - about 1.5 hour total with seal install. New seal/front bearing combo is pressed back in, case sealing surface...
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Engine knocking noise VIN: 3C4FY58834
Okay, so here's the scoop, I checked the crankshaft end play, as some replies mentioned this might be excessive, and found no excessive play. Also checked the rods and they all seemed fine. At this point I cut the chain and reinstalled the oil pan with a ...
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L skim VIN: 876N107696
the locksmith that programmed the skim must not have transferred all the data as the two new units now believe there is no immobilizer, So I took a gamble on swapping the skim out of another car transferring all the data to the new PCM ,as I guessed the PCM n...
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1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L headlight VIN: 1B4GK54R2M
thank you for all replies that let me determine to replace it again. The after market light asembly does not last longer than 2years. for this time the new part should be sealed with some resin to prevent any water. takaji
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1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16YXS
Thanks for all that replied. Geez I feel dumb. Turned out that there was nothing wrong with the aftermarket sensor. I did replace it with new, twice. Only to find out that there was rust and dirt build up on the block mounting surface that was causing too ... Trouble codes: 37 (TransTempSensor Too high).
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4P44R9TB
Customer picked up vehicle and the next day the van died in another city and wouldn't restart. One reply stated sometimes a speed sensor is on the same orange 8v wire coming from the pcm not shown in alldata wire diagram...which shows only the crank and cam se... Trouble codes: P0320.
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Alternator VIN: 1B7KF23Z6W
First of all thanks to everyone who replied. You guys gave a lot of good advice. What it ended up being is that there was no field voltage (bat +). with the alt disconnected and you press the brake pedal you would have 12 volts. With the alt connected it would...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L drive shaft VIN: 3D7KA286X3
it was the drive shaft, we took it out and put one end in a vise and took a pipe wrench to the other end and we could hear the krinkle noise as we put pressure on it from left to right. new from the dealer $294.00 kinda cheap i thought ( maybe they know there ...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L compressor VIN: 1D7KS28C16
FRIST LET ME SAY THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED.SORRY IT TOOK SO LONG TO GET BACK.FOR SOME REASON MY OTC SCANER WAS WAS SHOWING A FALSE READING ON ALL TEMP PIDS.I GOT BRUNT BY USEING A POWER PROB ON THE AC CLUCH.WITH THE FLASE DATA A WENT TO DEEP TO QUIK.SENSE NO O...
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1985 Ford Pickup F250 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTFF25N9F
After replacing the fuel pressure regulator the condition got worse for whatever reason. Checking both in tank pumps pressure at the switching valve found them both low 1-2psi. Because it would act up more on the rear tank i dropped the rear tank for inspectio...
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1987 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1FTEF26Y3H
thanks for all the replies. The connection on the rear fuel pump sender was losing connection occasionally causing the low fuel pressure. Replaced the connector and the customer has has been driving for three days and all is well. thanks again.
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP62W7V
We isolated the transmission DTC P1747 Pressure Cont. Sol. short circuit by use of a DVOM and watching the sol. voltage at the transmission connector, and ecm voltage (via Scanner). The values did not match. The ecm value was 5 0r 6 volts higher. We replaced... Trouble codes: P1270 (RPM/Speed limiter reached), P1443 (Evap Purge Valve Fault), P1747 (Pressure control sol. short cir).
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L drive cycle incomple VIN: 1FDNF21L53
Thank you for all your help. The vehicle was just under the GVW to run w/o the obd II. We tried a cold soak and driving the vehicle, and it did not want to cooperate. Sent the customer over to Ford for a reprogram and when it came back, we got it through. ...
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2004 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L cooling fan stay on VIN: 1FMYU02124
THANK'S TO ALL YOU GUYS THAT BOTHERED TO LOOK AT MY REQUEST FOR HELP, PROBLEM SOLVED, THIS IS WHAT HAPPEND, WE INSTALLED A THERMOSTAT WITH A OPENNING RANGE OF 190 DGRS AND WE HAD THE PROBLEM OF FANS OPERATING IN HIGH MODE, I'D WASTE TIME REMOVING AND INSPECTIN...
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2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L tranction control, rf wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAFP40614
I am confident that the ABS module will fix the problem. The two axle tone rings have the same teeth and spacing and the sensors put out identical patterns. Only thing left is the module. waiting for it to come in, but I am confident that will solve it.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U15
WE PULLED ALTERNATER AND SENT TO REPAIR SHOP, THEY TESTED IT MANY TIMES AND EVEN TORE DOWN AND FOUND NOTHING WRONG, WHEN WE REINSTALLED ALTERNATER IT CHARGED GOOD AND SYMPTOM WAS GONE, APPARENTLY DURING THE PROCESS OF R & R OF THE ALT THE INTERFERRANCE WENT AW... Trouble codes: P0721, P1500.
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2000 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19WXY
thanks to all that replied. we removed a set of bosh plugs from this vehicle and installed delco plugs. vehicle has been returned to the customer and he says it is fine. Trouble codes: P300.
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L rear wiper
Looks like I am smarter than I look! I simply took a normal wiper blade, removed the rubber, cut it to fit and refilled the metal wiper frame on the Honda-I would have liked to have seen a replaceable wiper blade on this vehicle! thanks guys!
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L security VIN: 1HGCG5650W
Thanks for all the replies, replaced ignition switch as suggested by several of you (last tuesday), contacted customer this morning, so far, no problems. Thanks again for all the suggestions. NOTE: This was a factory security system, no aftermarket systems h...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L gauges VIN: 1J4FJ68S9P
Thanks guys for the help, found a shorted power feed to the guages behind the dash, again thanks for the help
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, No Idle VIN: 1J4GW68N3X
Thanks to all who replied. The customer found some magic tech who he thinks can fix this problem. I installed new PCM, which corrected the asd fuse from being blown. I spoke with two different Dodge dealers who said if you changed one head you have to change t... Trouble codes: P0355 (Igntion coil primary ckt. cyl. 5), P0357 (Ignition coil primary ckt. cyl 7), P0358, P0351.
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28J12
Well, we did it again. I went into work this am armed with the suggestions from the 9 replies and the combination of 2 fixed it in about 1.5 hours. Mark mentioned the coils in front and Richard suggested using a timing lite to check the coils. After warming...
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L harsh 1-2 shift VIN: WDBCB20A3C
Thanks to all you guys who offered assistence on this benz transmission. We opted to leave the valve body alone, with exception of cleaning and making sure everything moved freely and finished the rebuild. After installation and initial roadtesting, we ran so...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L top VIN: WDBFA68F4Y
this one is down the road. the first problem was the drivers side poston was not fully connected at top bracket. once this was corrected we had erratic operation due to a micro switch above that piston not being fully seated. The way the system operates is th...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E65
suspect timing chain removecover fond tining off fixed Trouble codes: P0011.
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L a/c system VIN: 1GHDT13S52
This vehicle is back on the road blowing cool once again. It appears the ambient temp sensor located on the top of the core support, was bad, but only occasionally. We ran the OHMs test Friday and got zero several times. On Monday morning the reading was good ...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2JB52T2V
Hi everyone, Sorry about the late posting. This help request was posted by another tech in the shop here. I was going to get some more information, but he had fixed the problem before I got around to this request. Everything he was describing to me was a secon...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GMDX03EXY
proble with vehicle turned out to be a bad map sensor thank you to all that replied Trouble codes: 131 (171 -), 171 (testing and results).
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2H54K014
thanks for all the replies john hit it right it was the fuel pressure regulator was bad. even thought we check it a couple of time. changed it out and customer is very happy.
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2005 Saturn Relay-2 3.5L Tach VIN: 5GZDV23L35
Thanks for your replies. The customer decided she did not need the tach repaired even though she has a extended warranty that would help pay for the cluster. She can't be with out her vehicle long enough for us to get the cluster replaced.
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1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Backfires VIN: 1352138886
First I was overwhelmed by all the responses. After reviewing them I applied them and I think I can say I've got a good fix that the customer likes. I first did a leak down test and didn't pick up anything. All the cylinders seemed solid. I ckd the valve adjus...
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