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1991 BMW 850i 5.0L a/c compressor VIN: WBAEG2310M
We replaced faulty compressor, new unit arrives without RPM sensor service bulletin requests the use of a new lock up module has anybody figured out how to just bypass the part of the module without the costly module? Thanks, Stewart [...] www.stewartsauto.c...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L roof VIN: WBABJ6327R
Hi fellow techs.This BMW was for sale by our dealer,the roof worked great the whole time it was here.The day it sold the roof stopped working.Had codes 1&2.Did some testing as per service bulletins.CVM module replacement.Repair complete...now has codes 3 imper...
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L no start VIN: WBAAM5337X
Hi BMW Gurus ! We're really in trouble here.After replacing the transmission on this car the transmission is still slipping and so we disconnect the connectors to test the CAN wires from DME to EGS ,they're fine in voltage and in resistance. The shift level is...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Pressure sensor VIN: WBAGH83461
Needing information on this #81 ABS code. As ussual info is hard to find on these cars. Car now only has the #81 code for pressure sensore wire. Is the switch bad or is their a wire somewhere?
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Fuel Tank Imbalance VIN: WBAEV53463
Car quit while driving. No fuel pressure. Technician removed fuel pump to replace and found tank empty even though guage said 1/4 tank. Installed new fuel pump and filled tank. Car did the same thing 1 week later. Removed pump and found tank empty and guage on...
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1999 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L passenger side air mix actuator VIN: 1G4HR52KXX
i have tested everything on the car. it all points to the right air mix acuator. i have replaced it twice and no difference. am i missing something. there were no codes in the bcm. please help
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6DM57N13
vehicle came in with check engine light flashing and codes po300, po301, po303 and po305 all on the right bank. vehicle only misses at an idle. bring idle up to 1200 rpm, misfires stop. while at an idle, engine runs rough but not like all 3 cylinders are dead.... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (cly 5 misfire)
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1987 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L caliper VIN: 1G1YY3180H
thanks for any help in advance, this car upon initial light braking first pulls right, then straightens out & brakes evenly. however when on lift l/f caliper seems to "drag" and r/f is free and r/f wheel will spin freely. pressure on l/f seems less than r/f wh...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19V83
hi everyone, this truck came in complaining of a misfire. no misfire code present at first. codes p0172, p0175 rich b1, b2. a surging idle that gets worse as it warms up. also surges on acceleration up to about 2000 rpm, then is only felt occasionally at highe... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNDS13S34
HI Y'ALL!! This Chevy trailblazer is diving Miss Daisy to use cuss words I never even heard before!!! The fuel pressure is steady 57 @ idle, and 50@ cruise!!! The fuel trim goes very hi on cruise (20 st and 27 lt), and sets codes for rich and lean system. Also... Trouble codes: P0131 (B1 oxy sensor signal low been replaced), P0171, P0172, P1133
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Electronic VIN: 3B7HC13Y7V
Hey everyone. I am a little lost on what to do with this pickup at this point, or what is the best thing to do. It came in with a check engine light on and a PO753 transmission 3-4 solenoid circuit code. The vehicle is in limp home mode all the time. If i clea...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Starting VIN: 3B7KF23Z6X
Owner had vehicle towed into the shop. Was driving and then simply shut off. Vehicle will crank, but no fire. The odometer flashes 4 x's and then shows "NO BUS" in the odometer. Scanner connection indicates no communication. Any body seen this problem? Thought...
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1999 Dodge Caravan SE .0L cluster VIN: 2B4GP44G6X
hi iv got a 1999 dodge grand caravan 3.3 insterment cluster keep shuting off
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Misfire VIN: 1B7KF23W41
Hi all.This truck is my son in laws.He had the trans. rebuilt & days later it started missing on steep hills.He replced plugs& wires with oem.No help Installed both coil packs.No help.fuel press.was 45 lb.under load.Installed new oem pump 50 lb press. underloa...
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2005 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Cuts out, no power VIN: 1B3ES56C55
Car has code P0340 for camshaft sensor problem. Car has no power and CEL on. Checked fuel pump pressure and has 57 psi and good volume. Dealer has just put new wires and spark plugs in. Scoped the cam sensor pattern and has one big square wave in the middle on... Trouble codes: P0340
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L shift solenoids VIN: 1FTCR14X1V
Hi every body. we have this ford ranger with transmission problems. transmission shifs fine on all the gears. the problem is that always set up a multiple codes on the first trip, doesn`t need drive long distance to get 6 different codes. codes are:p0731 trans...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L vct VIN: 1FAFP6632X
we think it has something to do with the exhaust cam gear but not sure. we noticed that if you turn cam gear by hand that it moves about 10 degrees before cam starts to turn, is this normal. there seems to be good oil pressure coming out of the cam gear bolt, ...
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU43F21
First time customer called me and said he was driveing and turned a corner and engine died and would not restart. Had vehicle towed to me and I checked the basics-good fuel pressure-good cranking speed-good rpm speed on scanner-have good scanner communication-... Trouble codes: P0743 (TCC system electral fault-KOEO), P0605 (Internal Control Moduel Fault-KOEO)
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE45F02
I cannot get this van to stall for me so I'm asking a lot I know! It's a delivery van that stalls with out warning. The driver says that when he is backing up to a loading dock etc. it will stall, then restart and is ok till it stalls again happens a few times... Trouble codes: P0503, P0476
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L rear speed sensor VIN: 1FTRX14W84
I have a 2004 Ford F150 that came to us with ABS light on code C1230 rear speed sensor-checked rear sensor-missing the rubber seal between the sensor and harness corroded-replace both-found a break in the harness also-no brainer right? WRONG-still sets code im...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTWW33P05
This truck has a coolant leak at rear of engine on right side. Just can't pinpoint exact spot. If you fill the reservoir right up it leaks out on its own under no pressure. What I can see is it leaking right by the head gasket area, just not sure it is head ga...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 ST 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34NX5
Hi Guys, I'm hoping someone can shed a little light on this one, this is a shop family members car, and the local ford dealer can't seem to get anywhere with it either. It has MIL on with a p1450 code, I have done diag. procedure according to Mitchell as best ... Trouble codes: P1450
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L valve train VIN: 1FTPX14515
the top end of motor ticks but gets quiet as i rev up motor and i dont know wat else to check out.
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2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP1144Y
First,the car came in with an obvious misfire on cylinder #1,at that time the check engine light was on,(misfire on cyl.#1),so i changed all sparkplugs and ignition coil on cyl.#1.Two weeks later,tha car comes back with the check engine ligth on,The codes were... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire on cylinder 4)
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1997 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Cuts out VIN: KMHVD14N5V
Hello technicians, I have this accent that is giving a P1665 for power stage group A malfunction. I have no info on Mitchell On Demand. I'm guessing it's the Ignition module. Can somebody help with this code? The customer also states that since new the vehicle... Trouble codes: P1665
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D43
We replaced original engine (thrust bearing let go on the original) with a used engine, also replaced timing belt, drive belts, water pump and all tune up components, along with various seals and gaskets. Car sat for about three weeks while we were waiting fo...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4G258S9T
This vehicle came in at the end of July with a stalling complaint. We had the vehicle for two days and could not recreate the problem. We found no codes stored in the on-board computer system and all emissions monitors not run. We assumed the battery was eithe...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4FY19S2W
During warm up, after going closed loop, at part throtle, engine hesitates. Most noticable with steady throtle at 2.0v - 2.5v. Complete loss of power with no stall. goto 75% or above or 25% or below the problem is gone. No trouble codes storred. engine has to ...
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD73383
Car has codes po700 and p1121. Tps tests good. Checked all grounds that i can find. Where to go from here? If i clear codes, it takes a few drive cycles for mil to come on. Trouble codes: P0700, P1121
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L need to know where # 4 spark plug is locatedd VIN: KNDUP13205
please if anyone has a diagram of the sparkplug configuration my fax # is [...]. thanks in advance robert
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2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13114
Tach will act erratically and engine will loose power but still keeps rhythm Verified new plugs and wires. checked coils for external leakage with soapy water (no misfires or arcs noticed) Replaced Ign fail sensor no change. Cut tach wire still sets p0320. ... Trouble codes: P0320, P0300
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on, STARTS & STALLS VIN: SALJY1247X
this disco has failed inspection for code po102 present. the car runs fine but is difficult to start after it has warmed up. we tried cleaning out the air intake and air mass meter, but the code is still there po102.this air mass meter is over $1000.00 so we w...
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2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTHBD19294
hello friends, we have a cranks but no start condition on this lexus IS300. there are no codes, we checked for codes in the immobilizer data. no codes. we tried also both sets of keys. if you add propane to engine vehicle starts and accels good. lack of fuel o...
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
This car will start sometimes. Hooked up fuel pressure gauge and found no fuel pressure when it won't start. Jumped fuel pump relay and car starts every time. Replaced relay with new from dealer and car started twice and now won't start excepted when relay is ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L a26/4 ,5 VIN: WDBJF72F6V
the red and green light for the ir flash a lot both after use of key to lock or unlock, only codes left are in ata b1231 b1220 motion sensor left right not detected in star finder they are not there for a 210 body of that year what could be the problem and whe...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L windows,power seats VIN: WDBNG75J7Y
All driver door controls are inop.Rear windows do not function.Passenger door functions are normal.Odd thing too is is that the turn signal lamp in drivers exterior lamp flashes very rapidly at all times even with key out.I can communicate with all modules on ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L remote release VIN: WDBN670J92
have a trunk lid that will not release with the remote or the main switch on the drivers door one does the switch on the door light up when used has a spot for a lamp but is not lightning when i try, the remote works all the doors and other thing but will not ...
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Steering VIN: JM27V11T42
The Villager's steering will wobble under accel at 50mph and up. It is very pronounced at this speed. When moving from a stop it is barely noticable. It is worse when turning left. Tires are balanced and the wobble will go away when you let off throttle. Could...
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MRZA20224
Hi All,This vehicle vame in with new coil,plugs,wires,fuel filter,EGR valve and DPFE sensor.Vehicle still misses intermittently but does not store codes immediately.Checked all previous repairs and found all satisfactory.Misses stronger at highway speed.At 120... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0316 (1000 rpm misfire), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306
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2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM502X5
we are beating our heads against a wall with this one,any help would be great,thanx in advance.As soon as we start vehicle ses light comes on,engine runs great with no issues other than ses light on. Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump driver module off line)
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1986 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1GB22S7K
nissan guys i need your help. i have this 86 sentra that once warm will not idle. it also surges badly while cruising. It will accelerate what i would say is normal. but as soon as you hold light pedal pressure, it starts to surge and as soon as you let off th...
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1991 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1FU21P1M
Hey all, in need of some help on this Stanza.The car idles great but as soon as you put it in gear it quits.If you can get it moving it bucks violently.I replaced the tps sensor which did need replaced as it wasnt working correctly.The car has a reman dist new...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1N4DL01D61
Vehicle came in with a noisy AC clutch and would intermittently cycle on and off. Clutch was fried. Installed reman AC compressor with new clutch and receiver drier. AC had dye, I checked for leaks, none found. Flushed system, looked clean inside. Ad refrigera...
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2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L compressor VIN: 1N4BL24E58
Thanks in advance. This car was wrecked in the front. A shop I'm trying to help went to the body shop and replaced the ECM harness.Once the body work was complete it was noted the AC is inop. The pressure switch was replaced with the condenser. It is full of...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GR62C4W
aurora has intermittent no start condition-this happens rarely after hot soak.It spins freely but will not start.Has good fuel pressure when this happens,but I'm not sure about ignition system.Has anyone run into this with this car-with this 4.0l engine. Trouble codes: P1599
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2001 Bentley Arnage Red Label 6.7L Unknown VIN: SCBLC31E31
Customer complaint gear box fault light came on transmission shutters, we have Bentley hand held unit and found no fault codes in gear box the gear box fault light comes on when engine is started and then goes out and believe this is normal but unusual (any co...
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2009 Pontiac G6 2.4L compressor VIN: 1G2ZG57B39
Pontiac team members, this is a friends vehicle that's getting no satisfaction at dealer. Starting,after a hot soak of a few hours a rattle/buzzing noise occurs for only a couple of minutes. A/C must be on & car is in gear. Seems to happen more often in revers...
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1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA996VS
I got this 993, and it pushes oil out of the the bottom of the oil filler neck, the car is not overfilled with oil. I replaced the check valve on the top of the oil tank from my previous experience, but the problem still there. Did anyone see this, do I have a...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L front pump VIN: WP0CA298XW
Iíve a Boxter with what looks like a pretty good leak at the trans front pump area. It appears that I can get the torque converter seal but Iím not having any luck finding the pump to case o-ring or gasket (?). With the mileage, Iíd hate to not reseal every po...
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1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L oil cooler VIN: YS3EF48Z8X
vehicle came in about 6 months ago, oil in overflow bottle and all hoses soft, there was also transmission fluid in coolant, we replaced the radiator and oil cooler, all hoses, thermostat and flushed system several times. all went well, customer would come in ...
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2002 Saturn L300 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW54R02
Hello, Techs I have this Saturn that came into the shop yesterday for a no start. The first thing i did was checked for codes with my scan tool found U2105 for a communication error with the PCM. I then tried to communicate with the PCM and could not, However ... Trouble codes: U2105
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 4T1BF22K8W
no power on acceleration and bank one front O2 sensor is allways stuck on lean while bank 2 reads rich when i floor it and bank one alwways lean. I thought timing was a tooth off, but I checked that and its installed correctly. Had convertors replaced also. ne...
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L engine VIN: 5TDBA22CX4
Hi I have this van here and when you raise the rpm up and then let it come back down it rattles really bad. It sounds like the valve train is loose. Kinda of like a loose timing chain. I did not find any TSBs on this. Also I have a niece that her toyota v-6 do...
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1972 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L rear main seal VIN: AE16001234
have rear main seal area leak when running, replaced seal and still have leakage --any tricks to solving these leaks?? any suggestions would be appreciated!! thanks ALAN
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L insterment cluster VIN: 3VWDC21C81
Nice little bug here with one exception. Battery will go dead over night. I have disconnected every thing and remover all fuses at one time or other. Only way the battery will not die over night is with the interment cluster removed. I had local salvage yard g...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64BX3
John is the winner! After removing the air box, maf and the bracket on top of the throttle body. I pulled the exhaust out of the rubber hangers front and rear. Unbolted driveshaft from diff to allow it to move. Unbolted the trans mounts and lowered the car. J... Trouble codes: P0030.
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68E74
Thanks for the help, but sorry we were never able to fix this one. Most replies said to check for good vacuum source, check to see if vacuum solenoid is letting good vacuum thru the valve, check for vacuum leaks, check for leaking combination valve, check for ... Trouble codes: P0411.
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANA73534
We have given the car back to customer and have not heard back with any more complaint on shifting since the transmssion service. Thanks, Stewart [...]
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5UXFB53564
I want to take the time to thank each of you who replied to this help request.We drained out the transfer case and examined the fluid. We found small trace amounts of water droplets in the oil and upon closer inspection we found a significant amount of metal f...
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2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L wipers not working VIN: WBAVD13546
THE NEW WIPER RELAY FIXED THE PROBLEM, IT WAS LOCATED BEHIND THE GLOVE BOX ON THE RIGHT SIDE.THE RELAY WAS A SMALL RELAY WITH 5 PRONGS WHICH WE GOT FROM OUR NAPA STORE. THANKS
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1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L front lower control arm bushings(front position) VIN: 1G6KE54Y3V
Well first of all thank you to all who replied.I did a search on all websites offered up by you guys,but unfortunately they did not make the bushing that I required.They did have bushings for the car but not the right ones(front position,lower control arm bush...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KD54YOY
Hi Everyone And Thanks! My technician was dead on. We replaced the computer, had the CKP relearn done at dealer, and the vehicle runs great. Trouble codes: P0108, P0203, P0480, P0748, P1106, P1571.
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1953 Chevrolet Truck 3.9L generator VIN: 131RRK6222
First of all thanks for the many helpfull replies and even a phone call. I was on vacation for a week and this delayed my response. After checking and double checking the wires I found nothing wrong so the Generator was sent out again,this time the armature wa...
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1993 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCFK24Z2P
Thanks for all the info guys following the low fuel psi I removed the pump assy an found the rubber hose connection between the pump an the transfer tube to have a slit in the hose an leaking psi also found a dirty grd at the intake repaired all and test drove... Trouble codes: 55 (testing and results).
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1993 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 6.5L Harsh Upshift ( DTC 22) VIN: 1GCHK34F2P
Well guys I replaced the Transmission Temperature Sensor & Internal Harness. Transmission seemed to shift a little better but still had DTC 22. Customer has decided he does not want to spend anymore time or money on this vehicle at this time. I suppose we can ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2C8GP64L01
thank you for all you thoughts,Chad ,Kody,bruce hit it on the head. foung inj wiring narness shorted bad at rear valve cover.harness is avalible from dealer,had in stock.did have to replace pcm due to inj. drive bad had no signal out of pcm. Next day had anoth... Trouble codes: P0122.
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1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4B3AU52N2T
Thanks to all who replied. We found the problem after much searching on iATN, Identifix, Alldata, and with other technicians. We found the problem to be the original and aftermarket crank sensors. Many of you suggested putting in a distributor. We did no... Trouble codes: P0320 (No CKP signal at PCM).
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1998 Dodge Neon Sport 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B3ES47Y7W
Thanks to everyone that replied. I went over all of them and the fix ended up being the wiring harness, as Joey from Alabama replied, that was melted by the exhaust manifold. Thanks for the input.
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L bcm/pcm VIN: 1B4GP25361
I finally got a remanufactured PCM with VIN and mileage programmed into it. I installed it and the engine now cranks over but will not trigger the coils. It was also throwing codes for the ignition coil primary trigger circuits (all three). I did all my testin...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Radio VIN: 3D7KS26CX6
Checked on New radio, 2400.00, 450.00 to repair at Hunt radio. I am the curious type, so I took the radio apart to see what made it tick. I found 2 solder joints on the video screen that had some flakey looking stuff on them, and a couple that looked weird ...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L KEY IN chime
IT TURNS OUT IR WAS A DOOR AJAR CHIME BUT IT WAS ON THE BIFOLD DOOR THERE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A MAGNET ON THE SHAFT THAT TRIGGERS THE AJAR SWITCH WHEN THAT DOOR IS CLOSED THE MAGNET HAD CAME UNGLUED AND FELL OFF A SO THE CLUSTER THOUGHT THE DOOR WAS STILL OPE...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F7X
Thanks again so much for all input. Much knowledge was gained if not used on this one, but for next ones. Found input that contribution test is not reliable. Kept showing misfire on cylinder 8, even with black cam sensor. Pulled drivers valve cover, rechec... Trouble codes: P0284 (cyl 8 contribution).
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2005 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U55
WE WERE ABLE TO DUPLICATE THIS DRIVABILITY CONCERN... DOES THAT REALLY EVER HAPPEN... WE BEGAN CHECKING THE ODVIOUS AND ALL SEEMED FINE UNTIL I UNPLUGGED THE INERTIA SWITCH AND THE TRUCK NEVER STALLED. THE CONNECTOR HAD GOTTEN VERY HOT FOR REASONS UNKNOWN AND ...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWF31P75
im calling this vehicle fixed due to the overwhelming majority of responses who led me in the right direction. thanks to jim [...] for the fast response. the battery supply voltages to the ficm were 11v when cranking however the amplified voltage dropped well ... Trouble codes: P0611 (control module configuration incorrect), P0261 (injector 1 circuit low), P0264 (injector 2 circuit low), P0267 (injector 3 circuit low), P0270 (injector 4 circuit low), P0273 (injector 5 circuit low).
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L start relay VIN: 1FTSW21R68
FIRST I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO REPLIED.WE DECIDED IT WAS THE PCM.THE CUSTOMER HAD DONE MODIFACATIONS TO THE TRUCK INCLUDING REPROGRAMMING.HE CONTACTED THE DEALER THEY SAID IT WAS UNDER WARRANTY.GOOD LUCK!WE DID HAVE SINAL FROM THE IGNITION TO THE PCM ALL G...
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2000 GMC C-Series Topkick C6H042 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, vibration VIN: 1GDE6H1B5Y
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED, AFTER I REMOVED THE BELTS AND DISCONNECTED THE FLYWHEEL STILL HAD VIBRATION, USED A BORESCOPE AND LOOKED AT PISTON ON THE CYLINDER THAT DROPPED THE VALVE AND FOUND THAT WHEN THE VALVE SPRING BROKE AND DROPPED THE VALVE THE VALVE SMA...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GTEK14V74
Fix for this one was to remove the power relay and switch it with the headlight relay. The truck then started right up. I ordered a new relay and all is well. Thanks for the help.
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1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L fuel injectors. VIN: 2HKRL1864X
Thanks to all of you that helped me out. Everyone was concerned about the ignition switch, tested the ignition switch and tested good. Aaron and Jeremy were right on. I talked to the owner and found out someone had installed an aftermarket alarm on vehicle. Al...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L engine block VIN: KM8SC13D23
As of now we have installed oil dye in the engine and are waiting for the customer to come back today or early next week to examine. The customer took the vehicle to the dealership in hopes of it being under warranty. The dealership believes it is residual oi...
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1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L none VIN: JNKAY2106S
ok guys i think this one is fixed,thanks for all the help from all of you out their.I tested the battery and it tested good under a load test so i replaced it any way two be on the safe side.DOUG from California sugested two buy a tool called a FUSE BUDDY pa...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Battery lamp VIN: SAJFA01D5Y
The failure is in the regulator. Customer decided not to repair due to Jag alternator costing $908 CDN and three week wait to be shipped in from USA. Spoke with Denso they did not sell the reg separate they would have to build an alternator and ship it from ...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L driveshaft VIN: KNDJA7236V
I did not fix this the correct way. Customer did not want to spend the money. Used two old u joints with two different driveshafts to make one. Had to install a hose clamp on the rear of the driveshaft to balance it. Drive good but would like to have instal...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L unknown VIN: 5LMPU28A9X
This vehicle is fixed.Thanks to everyone who took their time to replie my post. The problem was streched drivechain and worn drivegear inside the transfercase that turns front driveshaft.After I replaced the transfercase,all is good.
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JM1BJ22532
You all sent me in the right direction, special thanks to Keith who replied so quickly. I removed the center console trim and found food and liquid spills all over, as soon as I touched the main connector for the shifter, my PRNDL display was normal and shifti...
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2003 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1NB35383
Good morning fellow techs. I am closing this post with a fix. I had already tried cleaning the air flow senser, but it didn't seem to make much difference, so I went ahead and put on a new one. That did the trick! It ran much better hot. The customer took it, ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBEA66E3S
HURRAY WE FIXED IT. THE DRIVERS SIDE SEAT BELT EXTENDER ARM WOULD JAM WHEN STARTING THE CAR AND IT WOULD BLOW THE FUSE. WE REPLACED THE PLASTIC EXTENDER ARM WHICH HAD A WORN MARK ON IT WHERE THE MOTOR GEAR HAD BEEN NSTICKING. IT WORE A SMALL GROVE IN THE ARM, ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L transmission and transfer case VIN: 4JIWB45EW0
TOOK THE ADVICE OF THE PEOPLE THAT RESPONED AND SHIFTED IT BACK AND FORTH.THIS CLEARED ALL CODES AND NOW I SEEM TO HAVE NO PROBLEMS.I KINDA FIGURED THAT WAS HOW TO DO IT EVEN BEFORE I ASKED FOR HELP I HAD ALLREADY SHIFTED IT FROM HIGH RANGE TO LOW RANGE THINKI...
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1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM53S8X
Hi sorry it took so long to close this plea for help but Robert was the one that got this one I ended up feeling it was in the tranz after I did some of the other stuff you guys suggested like changed the coil and unplugged the dpfegr sensor I did un hook th...
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GHDT13S22
Thank you all very much. It is a lot of help just knowing that there is help out there. I fixed the veichle with a new cam sensor. The signal was just dropping out. Thank you again.
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Temp guage VIN: 1G2NE12E7X
Fixed this one found wire for temp sensor broke in connector on right side of engine bay thanks for the suggestions
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HY54K22
AFTER POSTING REQUEST I WAS DENIED TO CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR THE PROBLEM. MANY GOOD IDEAS TO LOOK FOR BUT HAVE ALREADY LOOKED IN AREAS . INJECTORS WERE GOOD AS WELL AS IGN MODULE . CAM AND CRANK SENSORS SCOPE GOOD AS WELL. ONE SAID THERE WAS A NEW TPS THAT WO...
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1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DD58B2V
Thanks to all that responded. I checked and cleaned all of the grounds and it ended up being the crank sensor was not all the way in the block. I was checking the routing of the wires and low and behold there it was. Ground the block clean and emery papered th...
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1994 Toyota T100 2.7L No Start VIN: JT4UD10D2R
Finaly it is gone. Like all nightmare they come to an end. I finially found a pcm that matched. From Idaho no less. Great state, they have more than potatoes they have salvage yards with right parts. Any how the egood used pcm fixed everything. I hate rebuilde...
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1995 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4TARN01P7R
OK. Well this one flew right by me But its fixed. Before i took the engine out to do the chain I performed the tune up and checked the coil and it had great powerful spark. I had a toyota parked in the back. i took the coil off and tried it whooptie frickin do...
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L mil on
thank ahead of time finally got a abs module and the car back drove it for couple days and the check engine lamp has not came back on or reset any codes
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