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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L wipers VIN: 2HNYD18282
My request is more due to my inability to find information. Vehicle was brought in because the wipers will randomly come on while driving, Front and rear. I had almost given up on getting them to act up but they finially did as I was backing the vehicle out of...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L misfire VIN: WAUKC68D41
This car is testing my will. Car arrived with water on passenger floor, and a cooling system code. cleared out a/c drain, replaced t-stat and temp sender, like a hundred times before. After warm up, found inconsistent heat, could only get good heat at fast idl...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Wheel Angle Sensor, Lateral Acceleration Sensor VIN: TRUUT28N91
Hey guys, this TT Quattro came in with the Traction Control light on with codes 01423 and 01542 for the Lateral Acceleration Sensor and Steering Angle Sensor. I tested both sensors with resistance and monitoring sensor output with a Launch scantool, both were ...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3357Y
Customer came with check engine light, abs light, brake light,trans fail safe ON and when trns fail safe light comes on temp gage goes all the way to red or goes back to normal even when engine is not over heating. transmision starts in 2nd gear when trans fai...
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1993 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L keyless entry/twilight sentinnal VIN: 1G4CU5314P
Vehicle came in w/ keyless entry inop. System wouldnt go into program mode. Ran test and replaced RAC module. Also has twilight sentinal that never turns off unless turned off manually. Now keyless entry will go into program mode, but if vehicle sits for half ...
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1996 Buick Century Custom 3.1L valve train VIN: 1G4AG55M8T
here we go 1996 buick 3.1 came in for intake gasket leak customer wanted valve job while had down . we sent out the heads they needed miled and couple valve seats shop supplied .020 shim gaskets put all back together started and test drove more i drove the noi...
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1993 Cadillac Allante 4.6L Lighting VIN: 1G6V53391P
Well I have this Classic Caddilac its in good condition doesnt apperar to have been taken apart before I got to it but the guy who owns it has done some tinkering and even has the factory manual which is coming in handy . Now the problem is the instrument clus...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L long crank to start VIN: 2G1WL54T4P
This just seems odd so I want to post it. This vehicle has a long crank to start cold after sitting for over 6 hours (seems worse when colder). There is no fuel pressure but I hear the pump prime. Have power at the relay and back at the pump connector. After c...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Engine noise VIN: 2G1WW12M3S
I have a strange noise in this Monte Carlo right after it starts up. Sounds like a clunking noise, about 3 times and after that the engine sounds just fine. It's not the ABS module clicking noise. It doesn't clunk every start up, about 50% of the time.
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1GCHG35R6W
Hi gang. Need a bit of help on this gm van. Came in with customer saying trans gives a jolt once in a while. They forgot to mention that the speedo is reading up to 25 before I'm out of my lot, & at 95-100 mph when actually going maybe 30 mph. Shifts are stack...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GMDM19W3Y
Vehicle came in with a problem when you accel hard it will hesitate and bog down runs pretty well normally. Fuel pressure 62 lbs tried to drive without map plugged in and wont go at all. Replaced the distributer and coil did find a coil issue with arcing somet...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G1JC52481
I'm wondering if somebody out there can guide on how to address a p0122 code throtle position or accelerator pedal position circuit problem.It runs very smooth until the engine warms up,when the engine is hot transmission will not shift or if it shifts it will... Trouble codes: P0122
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L rear defogger VIN: 2G1WF55K44
I have tested the rear defogger and this is what I have. I have 13 volts at terminal 87 on the rear defogger relay. When I first turn it on I have 13 volts at the rear glass for about 10 seconds then it goes to .29 volts. When this happens I still have 13 volt...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3CEL55H2VT
HI GUYS THANX FOR LOOKING AT THIS ONE This car came in on tow truck no spark we pulled a po320 code(no crank reference to pcm) no listing for it on all data or mitchel tried proceeding. put a distributor in it, no spark still. found auto shutoff relay in off p...
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2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HC56G7Y
Good Morning and thank you in advance for your assistance. I have this vehicle with a no start condition. There is no communication with computer. I checked fuses and connections. I also notice that when cranking, it shows no RPM so changed crank and cam senso...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B35
Thanks for everyone's help. I've got a 05 PT Cruiser w/35K with a replacement motor (43K on motor, same year) that keeps throwing CPS codes. The car ran great for a week of full time driving after engine replacement (about 250 miles) then threw a P0340 code fo... Trouble codes: P0340, P0344
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B65
Car came in 2 weeks ago with Po344 cam sensor code. Checked the signal, reference, and ground all look good. Then we replaced the sensor/ cleared the codes and let it go. 2 Weeks later it returns with the ssame problem. Does any body have any Idea where we sho... Trouble codes: P0344 (cam shaft position sensor intermittent)
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1995 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 483AU52N5S
have a 1995 Dodge Avenger, cant get into computer, solus and small scanner both come up with link error codes. Both scanners do power up at the data link. Tried a second computer, same issue. Checked fuses and relays seemed fine. Reason trying to get into is ...
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1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L driveline VIN: 1B6MF36D6V
truck came to shop with a vibration. after hitting a small bump above 45, sounds and feels like coming from rt front vibration does not leave untill truck stops. has new u-joints in axles and rt frront bearing was replaced. ball joints in good shape. u-joints ...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1D4GP24363
Hello and thank you for any and all help. This mini van came in with an intermittent no start condition. When I tried to crank the vehicle, I noticed the theft light would go on, then off, and then back on again. I knew there was a problem with the vehicle the...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L network DTCs VIN: 3D7MU48C84
Several TSBs for various fixes. Reprogrammed PCM using Chrysler J2534 application and EASE Reprogrammer. Got to Memory block 4, and came up with programming error. Repeated programming, failed at same place. (3X) VIN not programmed into PCM, but calibration lo...
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2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L wont move VIN: 2B3KA43R37
transmission nuetrals out at times
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Starting
hey guys this is my "beater" hunting truck i was gonna move it around last night i started right up and i turned the wheels to the right and it died like shut the key off i could smell "hot wires" in the cab i have checked all the fuses none blown it cranks/no...
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L master clinder/abs pump VIN: 1FMEU18WXV
An ambitous customer tried replacing brake lines and left a brake line loose at abs pump. When the vehicle arrived at the shop tech tightened line, replaced a faulty master cylinder and bled abs pump as according to proceedure with computer and all four wheel ...
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 6.8L Front Rotors Pedal Travel VIN: 1FMHE31S4V
Here is the story two years ago he lost the pedal in this truck and he has been burning up front brakes ever since and nobody has been able to revive the braking efficency. So he came in for leaking rear wheel seal and asked me to bleed the brakes Whene I pull...
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1998 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L pedal VIN: 1FMZU35P5W
when cold acts as if there is no vac. to the booster have between 17 and 20 inches of vac. when it gets warmed up it stops just fine. you have to apply a lot of force when cold compared to when warmed up not sure if i should look at the abs unit or go to ford ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRWO7L11
hey thank you in advance.came in with a p0402 found dpfe at fualt the only problem is this truck has gone through 3 dpfe's alreadly. once removed i can see it is filled with water i know water can be in the exhuast but i was wondering if anyone knew what would... Trouble codes: P0402
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW31F32
About 150 mi. after the repairs were done(see repair history) the truck lost power and started smoking bad on initial start up.I monitered injector pressure with snap-on verus scanner and it is about 200 to 500 psi while cranking.The pressure goes up to about ...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Clutch VIN: 1FAFP17460
Hello all you ford techs and thanks in advance. So we have a 2002 Explorer 4.0l manual tranny. the customer pretty much destroyed the cutch plate to the point there was no friction material left. Anyway, this car has been a complete nightmare because with the ...
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2004 Ford Focus ZTW 2.3L engine VIN: 1FAFP35Z94
car came in on a hook with no start condition. we found engine had no compression. customer stated that engine ran fine but on some mornings it would spin over and sound funny,but would always start up until now. we replaced the engine with a 38000 mile used e...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L brake lights VIN: 1GKDT13W0Y
This vehicle came in because the brake lights were staying on all of the time. I jumped the gun and replaced the brake light switch and then when that didnt work I got into the real problem. When the key is OFF the brake lights work correctly but with the key ...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L engine VIN: 1GKDT13WXY
While accelerating from a dead stop it sometimes makes a loud blowing sound like a sticking fan clutch, jet engine, high rpms, etc. Have replaced fan clutch, seemed to be gone, came back next day. Fathers vehicle, noise becoming more often, need fix asap, he i...
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2004 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S34
This one came by today with the MIL on. She said it stalled after she started it and when she restarted it the MIL was on and it ran fine. I ran through a All-Data diagnostic chart with my MODIS. It basically just had me check codes and communications with all... Trouble codes: P0606
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Engine VIN: JHMCD565XR
Hello. Had a 94 Honda Accord come into the shop with missing out problems. changed plugs, wires, cap, rotor. Also replaced fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump, and fuel filter. Also had tank cleaned of rust while out. Still has the same problem. When holding yo...
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28593
Car is currently in our shop with no light on. have snap-on modis hooked up have options for perminent or temperary codes at fisrt look nothing in temp. codes but po420 in perm. codes after exiting to look at data went back to it and NO temp. or perm codes. Th...
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1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L 2-3 shift VIN: JNRAR05YXW
this QX4 run fine down the road but will not come out of second gear, sometimes throws a crank sensor cog code but alldata says crank sensor isnt used to control engine system it is just there for on board diagnoses. trans fluid looks clean doesnt smell burnt....
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Front Brake VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0V
This Jeep is driving me to distraction. It operates fine for the first 3 miles, approx., then the right front brake begins to intermittantly grab. It grabs hard enough to actually make the tire bark, then it releases. Once it has done it the first time you can...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L ecm VIN: KNAGD12614
I am hoping there is a KIA guru out there somewhere that can help me out. I have a 2004 Kia Optima LX that is having a strange electrical issue and before I condem the ECM I would like to verify how to check the alternator control circuit.First a little histor...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY12462
Hey guys thanks in advance for any help you can give me here. I have this 02 disco 2 that will not start. On arrival it would crank but no start this was after we charged the battery and finally got the key to move in the ignition switch. From past experience ...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86SX3
car came in with a bad hesitation. found bad coils so i replaced spark plugs and 3 coils on right side under intake. car runs 80% better but i get a code of p0108 map/ baro sensor. problem is i cant find it and the dealer tells me there isnt one there. plus un... Trouble codes: P0108 (map/baro high input)
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Steering VIN: 5LMEV88H6Y
Good morning forum. This vehicle came into our shop with the complaint of the steering binding when turning, this is the first time we seen this vehicle. The condition occured when turning,the steering felt like it was locked and they hit a wall, she also said...
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2005 Lotus Elise 1.8L door locks VIN: SCCPC11175
I have no repair information and can not find any at all for this vehicle. ALLDATA does not have any wirng or anything. Does anyone have or know of a place to purchase repair information for this vehicle? I'm assuming that pushing the remote button to un-lock ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L roof VIN: WDBKK49F61
we have a slk230 with a hydraulic oil leak at the retractable roof / windshield frame. my question is what is the procedure to adding fluid to the roof pump at the right rear corner of the car. It does not have a traditional style reservoir. do you remove the ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L turn signals VIN: WDBUF65J83
I need some help on this Mercedes. The left front signal is inoperative. I have checked bulbs fuses and wiring. The turn signal wire goes right to the SAM. It is the grey black/wire it ohms good all from the SAM to the bulb. There is no voltage coming out of t...
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1994 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4M2DV11W5R
This van has a severe hesitation/bucking on accel when cold. After it warms up, is almost always OK. From a stop, accel, it bucks severely. While driving, if you accel ,is OK. You can powerbrake it and make it act up. The customer replaced plugs, cap, rotor, a...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1MEFM50U42
Hi fellow ford techs. Customer complains of hesitation at steady cruise above 45mph. Verified concern, installed scan tool(modis & gen)found no codes, while watching pids found tcc & a/c are shuting off at the same time. Found wot relay being turned on & off w...
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1994 Nissan 180sx 2.0L Engine
I can not get any information on this engine other than the Japanese written specs. I don't read Japanese. does anybody have some English specs. for this engine it is a Nissan SR20DET/ S13 Japanese release only engine. I am building it for a drifting car for ...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Converter VIN: JN8R05S3WW
Hi Nissan Guru's, This problem is intermittent, but we can make it happen. It does have a code for TCC solenoid, it's not in trans ECU but in the engine ECU and when driving on the HWY it will start by noticeable RPM change and then start kicking like a miss-f...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L long crank VIN: 3N1CB51D83
plese help. One of my employees owns this car. He says it has slowwly gotten worse. The concern is when the car sits over night or even hot soak it will crank for a very long time (about 30 revs) then start up but run very rough at first as it picks up it then...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L line pressure VIN: 1NGAA07A04
Transmission will go into reverse, but just slips going forward with no positive gear engagement. It will move on flat ground a little. Transmission fluid looks great and no significant debris in pan. There is a noise that sounds like the pump and you can feel...
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2005 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L transmission VIN: 1N6BA06B85
truck came in with trans in default.had a/t check lite on and slip,abs lites on also can not clear code.can't find a lot of info on this.
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 5N1AR18W36
I don't have a problem with this truck, but it is my daughters truck and I like to try to prevent a future problem. I seen 2 pathfinders with radiator oil cooler in the radiator leaking into transmissions causing total failure of transmissions. This vehicle is...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L braking performance VIN: WMWRE33444
Hello all this is to any Mini specialists.Good customer ,is a student asked me if i could change his brake hoses with braided stainless ones.Changed the hoses and bled out system per minis instruction with a brake pressure bleeder,used dot 4 fluid.After road t...
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L power to systems VIN: 1G2HX52K4V
After a short warm up some electrical systems began to lose power. The car begins to run worse and then die. If one of the other systems affected is operated as the problem is occuring the power loss is worse, ex: If you feel the car starting to run worse and ...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L abs VIN: 1GMDX13E31
this montana van came in and customer was complaining of a brake noise, rattling sound. we inspected brakes and found no problems. she also stated the problem has been there for several years. one day she came by and our technician drove with her and heard the...
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1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
Customer was in early last summer with a running hot complaint. At that time we did notice engine was running hot and cooling fans were not on. When we started checking the fan circuit the fans started working and worked fine since. Last month vehicle was in s...
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2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 5TDBT48A65
I had an (EX)employee install a new timing belt on this seqouia and he bent all the valves, I let him go, I pulled the heads and had it all redone, Ever since it sounds like a new diesel, you don't hear anything in the cab but under the hood it is very noticab...
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1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start VIN: WVWBB81E4S
vehicle origanally came in a month ago with a interminent no start. start every time with slow crank, sold battery, sent them down the road. came back a week ago same deal no start, starts every time kid says it happens after a hot soak. car will crank but no...
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L 01M Transmission VIN: 3VWCP21C61
My boss purchased this beetle from a woman who had snapped the timing belt (so it wasn't test driven before purchase). We repaired the head and replaced the timing belt, so the engine is running fine. Now, the problem is the transmission doesn't want to engage...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L rear window regulator VIN: WVWAC63B71
need wisdom and a trick to change rear window regulator or more specific the nylon pin and secures glass in the regulator. i have done three or four of these and have had great trouble each time. has anyone found a trick to get the pin in the glass when it has...
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1998 Acura CL 3.0L Surge VIN: 19UYA2251W
Sorry for the delay in closing this post, i forgot it was open...Thanks to steve and dave for there timely replies, that were also corect. I had originally filled the system and bled it or atleast i thought i did. I had let the vehicle sit for two hours with ...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L driveline VIN: WAUDH68D91
thanks to everyone who replied,your help was invaluable.we removed the driveshaft and found the cv joint on the rear of the shaft had dried out grease and had a lot of play in the joint.we sent the driveshaft out to a local company that rebuilds driveshafts fo...
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA934X4
The cause of this fiasco turn out to be the "adjuster unit". It's a flap mounted on the intake manifold above the throttle body with 2 T40 torx bolts and actuated by an electric motor. The purpose of the valve is to essentially increase the intake runner lengt... Trouble codes: P2240 (P2237 Bank1/bank2 oxygen sensor precat), P0304, P0300 (misfire multiple cylinders), P0171, P0174.
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Headlights VIN: 1G4CW5213R
Thanks for the replies, we used bba-reman.com in Mass, one day service, very reasonable, our customer has had his car for over a week now. It is working fine.
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1995 Buick Regal 3.8L Surge VIN: 2G4WB52LXS
Thanks for all the suggestions. We tried several scanners on this vehicle (older ones that we had and borrowed a new Snap-On scanner from a different shop) all came up with the same codes. But all the codes were in the History Codes. We could not get it to gen... Trouble codes: P0113, P0118, P0123, P0140, P0341, P0502.
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2004 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Display & blower VIN: 1G4CW54K74
Fixed it. Got three excellent replies from Kevin, Gary, and Dave who confirmed that the price I was quoted was indeed correct for one of these units [new]. I had this unit rebuilt by Boulder Bros Module Repair in Medford Oregon [Contact: James Brickley @ 541...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KF52Y4R
Turns out the jumper harness that runs across the top of the fuel tank and connects the vehicle harness to the fuel pump had poor pin tension and when you wiggled the connector the pump would run. Replaced the vehicle side connector and all is okay.
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Blower Motor VIN: 1G1JC52F63
Sorry for the long delay in updating. The customer was out of town and only recently returned my call. The fix was to remove the dash cover and clean the evaporator core as suggested. We also removed the foam because of deterioration. We cleaned the air du...
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1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L No Start VIN: 2C3HD46J8W
DID REPLACE COMPUTER, IGNITION SWITCH, & BATTERY PER SOME OF YOUR SUGGESTIONS...ALSO TOOK VEHICLE TO CHRYSLER DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTICS & THEY WERE UNABLE TO COME UP W/A FIX AS WELL...UNLESS I LEFT THEM THE CAR FOR $85 PER HOUR FOR WHO KNOWS HOW MANY DIAGNOSTIC H...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Gauges, HVAC. VIN: 1B4GT44L4X
I'm still trying to figure this one out. I've tried 2 clusters and 2 BCMs and still no fuel gauge. Resistance at the sender and the sender wire into the BCM are both 500 ohms. I grounded the sending unit wire to the fuel pump ground at the fuel tank and lit up...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FTDX1862A
After only receiving a few replies that suggested the lifters (lash adjusters) were the culprit, I was certain this wasn't lifter noise, I pulled the intake Friday. The intake manifold tuning valve had a lot of play in it. It had to be ordered and while waitin...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L timing VIN: 1FTEX18L9V
thanks for your help i would of closed sooner but went on vacation i bought new chains to be able to see the marks and went together great thanks for the help
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP6634W
I did not find any thing with this vehicle it has not acted up in two weeks. I wired a 194 bulb in with the fuel pump wiring and gave it back to the customer to watch every time they start it and have not heard any thing yet Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0232.
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2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA534XY
Hey again guys and gals. This story is amazing. I was on the phone for the pastor, trying to get a grid on more symptoms but the ford dealer he took it to this time finally got it. It was the traction control module. I couldn't believe it. They had an accident...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP24105
We removed the sending unit fuel pummodule and checked hoses connections etc. Found nothing wrong. Put it back together and now has fuel pressure of 22psi and is consistent and runs smooth with no codes or check engine light on. ??? Perhaps it was a connec... Trouble codes: P0191 (p0183-), P0183 (p0452-), P0452 (testing and results).
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2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Engine VIN: 1GDFG15X73
Thanks for all the replies, all of them were helpfull. I got a few of the pushrods from the engine and one side was broken off and the rod was bent pretty bad on them. What I have come to the conclusion of is it must have been at least partially my fault. I...
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2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Computers VIN: 1GKEK13Z13
Lady came back and the a/c started working and some of her other problems disappeared. If it returns with the same symptoms I will unplug each module to see what is hindering bus communication, and ck for proper voltage at the dlc. thanks for the help.
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1990 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: STELJU373L
i apreciate to all tecnicians to help me with this car,i change distributor,and since then car stars ok.i put an other main relay,it di not help.thanks very much to all.
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L hard fuel fill VIN: JHMCG5541X
The ORVR valve was bad. Thanx for the great responses and help
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF35F0Y
The fix ended up being a bad pcm. I have recorded several scope captures that I will be posting in the archives for this one. I believe the customer damaged the pcm when he wired in the universal sensor. The rear oxygen sensor was never being pulled to groun... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141.
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C03
I checked the AAV valve and cleaned the throttle body & checked the harness as others suggested, but the code came back. I recommended that the customer see the Jag dealer, especially since it seems like it may require reprogramming. Thanks for everybody's hel... Trouble codes: P0065 (Secondary Air injection fault), P0066, P1649 (fuel pump module).
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L low coolant warning VIN: 1J4GW58N7Y
Customer has been in and out of town, so I have not had much contact with her before today. We ordered a new level switch based on some of the replies. While waiting for the switch to come in the problem went away. We are not sure if it may have been a bad con...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L T-Case VIN: 1J8HR58245
I think this one had the wrong fluid in it... I put the Chrysler 245 fluid in it and took it for a drive. It didn't chatter straight anymore, it did a little on corners. I took it to a big paved lot and did the Subaru transfer clutch break in. It worked really...
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1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L Alternator VIN: SALHV1248L
I am calling this one fixed - at least mostly fixed. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts on what I might be missing. Special thanks to Al and Steve. I ended up following their suggestion to send it out to a rebuilder to have him check it out with the idea...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L blend door? VIN: 1LNLM82W9T
All replies were for the blend door motor or blend door broken limiting movement. With dash pulled back we fired up car and system was working perfectly - the usual. Door was free and moved exactly as it should. We installed a new blend door motor. Car has bee...
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1995 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L timing belt VIN: JM3LV5232S
wow almost everyone who responded to my post said the same thing about replacing the timing belt tensioner and pulley also replaced the spacer in the timing belt tensioner pulley.after replacing all these parts everything went okay..thank you and really apprec...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280se/9 3.5 3.5L heater core VIN: 111.026-12
thank you guys!!! the replies were very helpful in decideing what path to take. my original issue was a coolant flow question. the car is hotter on one engine bank versus other. i had the radiator cleaned, since request, 10% restricted. just installed...s...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L Misfire VIN: WDBRF52H76
thanks for all of the expert responses--listed recommendations are below--we did an adaptation on the sensor ring per responses--corrected the problem for 1-2 weeks--reoccured--rechecked sensors and coils--ulitmately replaced the air mass meter to fix the prob... Trouble codes: P0306, P0302, P0303.
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1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L steering VIN: 1MELM5OU1V
Sorry for taking so long to finalize repair, however I wanted to verify vehicle was correctly repaired before responding. In addition to replacing rack and pinion unit, we also by-passed the VAPS actuator due to a lack of power signal from this unit. Although ...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge VIN: 2MEFM75W64
Thanks for everyone's help. We checked TPS, EGR, MAF, etc during occurance. We saw nothing unsual. We graphed the torque converter during a road test and found that when the converter is commanded into lockup it attemps to lockup but isn't always successful. A...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Brake Lights, Transmission VIN: WMWRC33402
Located splice connection at the right front A-pillar that split the brake light ON signal between the BCM and the other module using that signal. Disconnected and isolated each branch, each is showing 1.2 volts on signal except the ABS circuit. Connected all...
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51R2V
thanks for help I had previously tested fuel pressure and it was still good even at 70 mph and full throttle so i'm sure volume is ok also. Timing belt was ok too,I had done an injector and combustion chamber clean also but the injectors must still be restrick... Trouble codes: P0173 (fuel trim out of range bank 2).
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJ01P3K
I dont know that I can call this a fix but its running. The ecm is supposed to ground the blue/white wire at the fuel pump relay. It is not. I learned this while it was running this morning. On restarts it is not grounding that wire. It is either an ecm or ...
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 1G2HX52L1R
Thanks for everyones input. Replaced the ECM and fans work normally. The scan data now matches the fan operation. Joe
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Oil Pressure VIN: WP0CA2982Y
Well most of you recommended engine replacement. Customer was checking online and found out that this was a common problem. He declined any repairs and decided to trade car in. I thank all the techs that took the time out of their busy day to give a hand.
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L abs trac VIN: 4T1BF22K9V
there was a wheel speed sensor defective on r/r. that cause my 43 code. thanks to all of you. because the 43 code do not mention espeially the sensor because he is a traction control.
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE30K22
First, thanks to all who replied. Especially, Lawrence who sent test data along with specs. Out of 8 replies 5 said to replace the accelerator pedal assembly. We replaced the accelerator pedal assembly and all is well...so far. Trouble codes: P1120, P1121.
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2006 Toyota RAV4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMZK35V36
Hi everyone finally got this one fixed. Gregg from oklahoma had it from the begining with the H02S sensor (B1S2) , it just took a while to prove it. After I got the lab scope hooked up to the down stream H02 sensor the problem did not occur for a couple of day... Trouble codes: P0606 (PCM processing error).
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
Well it was a fun roller coaster ride but this car is finally fixed. After checking everything I could think of I decided there was no mechanical problem and re-assembled the engine. I was half hoping the misfire fairy would have magically fixed it but there w... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected).
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Valve train VIN: 3VWSE69M04
Hi guys I am SO glad to close this post! The initial bent valve was probably a tight valve stem on the new valve.After that I finally looked closely at the keepers and found a ding on one of them.Then assembling the valve spring retainer and keepers on an ...
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