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2002 Audi A4 1.8L misfire VIN: WAUJC68E42
so this car came in OBVIUOSLY abused, with a coolant leak and a misfire. had a code for #3 cyl mifire among others. valve cover was leaking int #3 hole and it had never had plugs done. had a coolant leak @ water pump. so my tech did plugs, coils, timing belt, ...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on, P1128 VIN: WAUDC68D11
This car came from a shop in Reno NV. with a few codes, cylinder misfire,B1S2 heater malfunction, cylinder 3 misfire, B1 system to lean, MAF resistance to high. I cleared the codes after saving the initial scan data put the vehicle on the dyno, code came back ... Trouble codes: P1128 (B1 to lean), 17536 (B1 system to lean)
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUF78E26A
Ok VW Audi gurus, I need your help this one has me by the ... Car came in with the P0171 and P0507 and accompanying MIL, but running fine. I scanned and retrieved the codes, monitored and verified the very lean condition by fuel trims. I sprayed for leaks, che... Trouble codes: P0171, P0507
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1988 BMW M5 3.5L No Start VIN: WBSDC9307J
need some help with this 88 M5 vehicle has no spark,injector pulse is good/fuel and fuel pressure is good/positive side of coil I have power,install new coil just to test,no difference,replaced both cranck sensors on bell housing,need help with where to ck for...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L abs VIN: WBAGH83491
abs light on while driving about couple miles and stay, i using launh scaner scan code002 / 72 pressure sensor,zero deviation.i looked up alldata could not find code002 / 72 in alldata,i need bmw techs out there know about this code and let me know,thank you s...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Engine VIN: WBAGL63482
Hey Guys, I have a 4.4 BMW here that has a massive engine oil consumption problem. When the oil fill cap is removed there appears to be an excessive amount of vacuum in the crankcase as if the PCV system is defective and pulling vacuum on the crankcase. If ve...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L drivers door lock VIN: WBAEP33433
drivers door lock not working properly. all other locks work. customer complained at previous visit that it was working intermittently. it was working for us so we sent him away. customer returned and now drivers door lock does not work. read diagnostics with ...
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1985 Buick Regal Grand National 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4GK4791F
the car came in with a soft brake pedal.i bleed the system and checked the adjustment. everything was ok. test drove car andwhile braking the pedal fades. ckecking the car the pump motor keeps running all the time. turning the key on the pump motot powers up d...
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1989 Buick Century Custom 3.3L No Start VIN: 1GA4L51N5K
help,help ,help,this car is blowing me away,this car sometimes has no injector pulse,i checked crank signal at computer and fine,all the grounds tested good i even clean the base of the ignition module,connect scaner shows rpm,no codes are set,replace new cran...
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1993 Buick Regal 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB54L8P
cust states wont start intermitten ,i have not been able to verify .cust said tried to start ten times with no suscess,just cranks. when fuel pump was replaced in jan ,i got the wrong pump from parts house at first ,then was given one that bfit but was not the...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L radio door locks a/c VIN: 1G4HP54K3Y
hello need help . 2000 lesabre upon starting vehicle after say 5 or 6 seconds. radio goes out. door locks inop.security light comes with airbag,brake,service vehicle soon traction control light's gear indicator numbers light up but will not indicate gear posit...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L LF wheel sensor VIN: 3G5DB03EX2
left frt wheel speed sensor triggering a code 3 bearing assemblies latter no progress see my repair history and get an understanding of my problem. thanks for your help
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2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L abs VIN: 2G4WS52J82
I'm here asking you guys for your input. Last month we serviced this vehicle for a stored C1225 code-left front wheel excessive speed variation. We scoped the front sensor and test drove the vehicle to confirm several small voltage spikes-violla! Seemed pretty...
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1985 Chevrolet C10 Scottsdale 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 2GCDC14HOF
Question for the transmission gurus on a 700R4...I have a local young lad who is slowly assembling this old truck. He got a used trans that was apparently rebuilt 16K ago and put it in. Immediately it does what his old tranny did...slips in anything over secon...
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1995 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 6.5L none VIN: 1GBJK34F8S
Hope someone can help, i just replaced injection pump on this truck,there is no problems, it starts and runs fine, I just need to know if anyone knows if you can set timming with a OTC GENYSIS? I had a tech 2 that I have used to set it before, but it is being ...
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJK34R7X
Anyone know what the reading is coming out of the balance module going to the VCM, and out of the VCM to the gauge? We have voltage coming out of the balance module (4.1v), but believe we are supposed to have resistance (average of both senders). Bench teste...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Running lights VIN: 1G1YY12G9K
Hello Gents we have no running lights on this vette. first thing we looked at was the body control mod. It shows the headlight switch turning on and off but no running lights. Next step check all fuses. All ok. Next relays. All good. My next move was to check ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Low speed ABS activation VIN: 1GCGK29U7X
Hello All, I have a low speed ABS activation on moderate braking that was doing this BEFORE any work or tires were done. I have scoped wheel sensors (800mV even side to side) checked wheel bearings and inspected mounting surfaces. The scandata shows 1 -3 MPH ...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GCGK29U4X
This truck has a hesitation when pulling away from a stop. We cleaned the throttle body (really dirty) and maf sensor, re-flashed computer. During light load cruise the fuel trims are at +25% the entire time and are in the positives all other times. We have ch...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH12F84
Hello fellow techs, This was brought in as a no start, customer drove it in. Along with the codes listed, the head scratcher is that the milage currently states 18426 miles. At 6/5/08 we did service, the milage was 66233. The current oil change sticker on the... Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft-Password incorrect), U1064 (Loss of communication BCM/DIM/SBM), U1000 (Class 2 data link fault), B2960 (Passlock cylinder data incorrect), B1000 (ECU malfunction)
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2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Reduced power. VIN: 2G1WK15N97
Vehicle is salvaged. Customer pulled code P2135 and replaced the TAC with one from a wrecking yard. Same code with both units. I have scoped both TPS sensors KOEO and get a good waveform and low voltages (.8V), but according to Mitchell I should see at least 4... Trouble codes: P2135 (TPS Sensor 1-2 correlation problem.), U0140 (Lost communication with BCM.)
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP44G24
This vehicle has a lot of miles but runs great. I R&R the trans and removed the flywheel for inspection and it is ok. With misfire pids up on the scanner it misfires in park between 1500 and 3200 rpms. it also only shows the misfire data on light throttle whil... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon Multiple cylinder misfire)
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1998 Chrysler Intrepid 3.2L idle to0 high VIN: 2C3HH56JXW
vehicle came in check engine light. found cylnder #2 injector at fault. replace it. now rpm are at idle too high 2500rpm at cold. when it warm up goes down to 1500 rpm. when shift into gear goes down 900-1000 rpm. any help will be appreciated.
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2C3HE66G4Y
Hi; Here's one for you Chrysler Techs! Chrysler 300M came in for "no heat". Verified complaint. Both heater hoses under hood are very hot. I am figuring it is a Blend Door issue. Checked self diagnostices and returned code 23. Blend Door Feedback Value Failu...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L unknown VIN: 2C8GP74L22
Same vehicle as yesterday. Thought it was fixed, but the problem returned. When backing up and turning the steering wheel the entire vehicle shudders. If you open the hood you can see that the engine shudders too. Fluid is pretty turbulent, but I can't tell if...
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L cylinder block VIN: 2C3HE66G84
car came in for overheat issue. replaced the usual t-stat &gasket (dealer) water pump flushed system. car left and returned a month later same issue. removed cylinder heads and the head bolts took some threads with them, only on the right side of engine. i cha...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G3W
This is another one that has to get done ASAP and don't have much time to work on... Vehicle towed in, C/S misfires and stalled. Vehicle starts and runs but very rough.Barely made it into shop.Misfires heavily under load and idle also.Pulled plug, gap is at ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L cruise control VIN: 1P3ES46C34
used a dodge computer both times? clock spring test -ok
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L blend door VIN: 1B7HC13Y61
hello all. the hvac blend door (single zone no a/c, electric) is operating but is either full hot or full cold. when the temp dial is in approx the middle one click to the right it will go full hot, one or two clicks to the left will go full cold. so the servo...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y91
HELP!!! 2001 Dodge R1500 5.2 auto. vehicle came in as no start, died at a stop sign, had spark, fuel. Timing chain had alot of slack and dist. was off. Replaced timing chain,simple right, wrong!!!,still no start. Pulled dist. checked oil pump drive gear, and c...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Unknown VIN: ZB3HD46RO2
When vehicle originally came in it was working fine, but it had history codes PO841 L-R pressure switch sense circuit, PO871 OD pressure switch sense ckt, and P1776 Solenoid switch valve latched in L-R position. I test drove the vehicle on 3 seperate occasions...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L 2nd only VIN: 2D4GP44353
This one came in with 2nd gear only. Scanner shows trans temp at -3 degree even after being driven to our shop. The trans code, PO605 state an "Internal Controller Error" The engine code, PO605D "Internal Controller Error" Before I send this one to our loc...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck Laramie 5.9L compressor VIN: 3D7KS28CG6
The A/C compressor clutch on this pickup is not being energized. I checked all visible wiring and fuses...all Ok. No pertinent DTC's. When I operate the A/C switches, this is what I get on the scan tool: "A/C Req." toggles off/on ; "selection" toggles true/fal...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L steering VIN: 3D7MX49C47
Ok. Man What a pain. Thanks to anyone who can help... This truck came-in with no Power steering, No hydro boost (hard brake pedal). You could'nt see any movement of the fluid in the pump,,, Ok, so in my wisdom I replace the pump, and then started the flush... ...
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1987 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L Starting VIN: 1FTFF25Y0H
Hi all. I've been working on cars a long time and thought I knew these Ford systems, but this one is kicking me in the pants! The starter will stay engaged after starting, found there is 4.0 volts staying on the starter signal wire any time the key is on. Have...
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1988 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Rich VIN: 1FTCR15T0J
This Ranger is running rich at times and has noticable black exhaust smoke when the throttle is goosed. Will stall at times, and hard to restart if at all for a bit, then when fired up, it is loaded up with fuel somewhat. Was running rich enough to contaminate...
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1993 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Starting
Vehicle will not start-no power to start terminal on fender mounted solenoid-traced to neutral start switch-power going in, but none coming out-replaced plunger style neutral start switch-vehicle started right away, and restarted a dozen times. Next day-no sta...
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FALP4048V
vehicle came in on hook would barely run. replaced intake and all tuneup parts coil and cam sens(came in out of sync). now under a light load will hesitate and stall. runs great at idle and wide open. scoped-tps,mass,injector drivers and coil drivers - all loo... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L master cylinder,booster? VIN: 1FDKF38F38
Customer came in for a brake line and a master cylinder. Truck sat for a few months needing repair before bringing it to us. We installed brake line and master cylinder. Bleed brake system. If engine is not running pedal it fine. If engine is running pedal goe...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17Z1Y
it keeps blowing the coil find crack at top of coil, i ran new wire from ecm to coil,also put scope on signal wire it looked fine both amp spike and volt signal, found u code in cng module coils last any were from 10 m to 1hr why does it keep blowing the coils... Trouble codes: 304 (missfire 4 cylinder)
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3FAFP11381
First started engine runs great, after about three miles injector pulse to number two cyl. goes away, put in another pcm, checked driver output right at pcm, nadda. all power and grounds ok. injectors around 14 ohms hot or cold, injector does work if I tap the...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA52432
Hi everyone, my neice lives long distance from my shop location,she has been unable to get a good fix so she called me for help! I had it towed to my shop and have been roadtesting it for about 50 miles so far.I have not verified stall,no start yet but have fe...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L brake shoe VIN: 1FMZU73E32
Does anyone have a shortcut for replacing the rear parking brake shoes without pulling the hub?The lower pin is impossible to get a clip on.Very frustrated,Mike.
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L Oil consumption VIN: 2FMZA53442
My next problem vehicle this week is a 02 windstar that is burning oil. Started last winter with a Misfire, and plugs looked to be burning oil, especially cylinder 5. Changed plugs, checked crankcase for vacuum by plugging PCV and breather ports, changed the P...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT Sport 3.0L rotors VIN: 1FMCU92Z15
2005 ford escape after 2000 miles returning with brake pulse steering type when brake is applied. ford garage had same issues with customer. they kept turning frt rotors. symptons also returned 1500-2000 miles later .customer finally gave up with them and gave...
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1994 GMC Jimmy 4.3L No Start VIN: GKDT13W9R2
vehicle was tow in ,no start condition,costumer replaced cap rotor,installed wrong,he was triying to start,we checked fuel presure is ok 60 psi,holding ,replaced spider unit was leaking not luck,vehicle was also flooded replaced spark plugs,compresion at 120 p...
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2002 GMC Sierra 3500 SLT 6.6L flywheel cover VIN: 1GCJK33162
We found a coolant leak near the back of the left cylinder head and determined (after a lot of exploratory surgery) that we needed to remove the flywheel cover, as the leak appeared to be coming from that area. After removing the transfer case and transmission...
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L battery VIN: 1GKET16S53
Thank you in advance for your help. This 03 Envoy keeps killing the battery when allowed to set over night. we have tested the vehicle and isolated the problem to the items controlled by fuse 35 in the under hood fuse box (40A) Blower motor. This goes to the B...
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GDJC34264
fuel gauge reads empty low fuel lite on.Install new front tank and sending card,few months later same problem,so we put a new fuel tank in rear and new sending card also, 1 day later gauge goes to empty and low lite back on, and yes tanks are full when this ha...
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1993 Honda Civic LX 1.5L pressures VIN: JHMEG8650P
car was sitting for 2 years. got runnung and a/c not working.retrofitted to r134 and test ran for leaks.held freon but not getting cold.replaced expansion valve and reciever dryer.guage are as follows.at idle,low side starts at 60psi,will stay there.high side ...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L hydraulics VIN: JHLRD17631
came in w/ blown clutch master cylinder. replaced cylinder & adjusted per specs. (pain to adjust to specs). came back in w/ slipping clutch. found pressure on slave cylinder & clutch slipping due to pressure plate being partially released. replaced clutch mast...
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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALB4B1452
HI GUYS, I HAVE 2002 NPR for NO START. custmer stated they parked went friday night and went to start monday and crank no start.we checked the fuelno fuel at the injectors. this is all machanical injection pump with shut off solenoid on top made by ZEXEL compa...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L low pressure VIN: 1J4FY495XX
problem is that the compressor keeps cutting off when the gas is applied; the pressure on the low side drops to 28 and cuts the compressor off. the pressure on the high side is at 220 and only cools to 55 in temps of 75 to 80 degrees; beliving the system was l...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, no power under load VIN: KNDJA723X2
This sportage is gonna get someone killed trying to pull out in to traffic. Its ok after 30 mph or so, but bad on hills, any time under real load it just dies, sometimes it will come to life after a delay of several seconds. You can feel out the throttle to ge...
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 272GA31U54
Vehicle cut out on a rural road in atlanta day after very significant flooding. Customer states that no flood waters were encountered with vehicle. As you can see with the tests already performed on the vehicle, all tests concerning driveability are within no... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0171, P0174, B2799 (immobilizer malfunction)
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L oil pressure VIN: 1LNHM83W3Y
Looking for oil pressure specs at idle and 2500rpm
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1997 Mazda B4000 4.0L battery VIN: 4F4CR16X1V
hey all, thanks in advance. this mazda has a draw that by pulling fuses 9 rabs test connector, 25 gem, instrument cluster, and 29 radio,draw goes away. i removed fuse panel and didnt see any corrosion. before i start tearing into it any deeper i just wanted to...
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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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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N04
This vehicle was towed in with a no start condition. Customer said it was running good when she parked it. Went out the next day and it wouldnt start.I have no experience with these rotary engines and mitchell and alldata arent alot of help either. I have erra...
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2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1YVHP80C77
Having a drivability issue between 1500-2500 rpm between 3rd and 4rth gear.Shifts really hard into 4rth gear at times.Manually shifting how ever,shifts fine.My biggest problem is intermitintly loses power almost feels like no throttle response or lack of fuel....
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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Electronic VIN: WAUBG34D0W
Well, after much grief, I called Module Master and spoke at length with a tech. The ultimate conclusion was that I should check the part number on the replacement unit they sent me. Turned out that they had not sent me the same number as the one that was in ...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L No CAN communication VIN: WBADD6325W
Thanks for everyone's help. I felt problem in transmission computer. Once I tried the used one after reprogrammed, but did not work. So I gonna try to buy commputer at the dealer and reprogramming. I hope it works. I rearlly appreciate every body's big help. ...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G6DM57N13
Hello all.. Thanks for all the positive feed back!! During diagnostics found the right bank running rich at idle, which lead us to believe that cam timing was out. The problem actually ended up being, a mouse got into the front cover and got caught in the timi... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (cly 5 misfire).
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1991 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCT18Z2M
Well this one is down the road. It was the white EST wire from the module to the ECM shorting on the engine lift bracket. The reason I didn't get this right away even though I had seen it in the archives was that the short had burned the ignition coil windin...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Engine VIN: 1GNDT13WOX
Hi fellow head bangers. Many thanks to all who responded with loads of good ideas. As Arrow & Scott said cranking voltage was not good so we fitted new battery, Crank volts excelent. Now customer tells us that vehicle stops while driving it & will not start, s...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 2GCEK19T22
Thanks for all the help. It does turn out that I am chasing a ghost. I compared a truck that was the same and it does the same thing. Thanks again for all the help. Mike
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19V83
Thanks for all the great tips. The customer had to take vehicle, he put his factory air breather back on, after the lecture about the K & M filters and MAF issue. Then it would not start. Towed in. I saw some wires that looked like they had been tampered with ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0300.
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift
Thanks to everyone who put me on the front band. I did'nt realize it was skipping to 3rd gear untill you suggested it. Thanks
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2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L smoke out vent VIN: 1B7GL2AX8Y
well thanks to those who replyed to the post. ended up being a bad heater core. had to pull core out and pressure test with air and found a pin hole. replaced and made customer happy...thanks jerry
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LU38C94
Thanks for the help there was no water in the fuel we talked to the first shop. The injectors where bypassing too much. the truck started an drun good. I guess we need to locate some of those plugs. Trouble codes: P0148 (HPCR Check sum).
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1969 Ford Mustang 6.4L engine VIN: 9T02S19089
39 REPLIES ON THIS,WERE PRETTY MUCH COVERING YOU-NAME IT.I DISCOVERED I LEFT OUT SOME INFO THAT I SHOULD HAVE INCLUDED,AND SOME OVERLOOKED WHAT I HAD POSTED ANYWAY.IT DID STILL HAVE FACTORY FAN SHROUD AND AS I HAD POSTED WE CHECKED FOR COMBUSTION GASSES TWICE....
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1993 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14N6P
This one is fixed. My problem was trying to identify what was happening when it was acting up. All my test were done with the engine at idle. Held the rpm up during an event and finally could see the injectors dropping out. Replaced the ecm and problem solv...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L master cyl. VIN: 2FDKF38F6S
First off I want to thank everyone who replied. I was over whelmed by the number of responses. Many suggested the RABS valve might be leaking, but as I said in my post it had been bypassed. (I called it a proportioning valve) We put a F450 master cyl, as well ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Door Locks VIN: 1FTDX18WIV
Got plenty of good replies on this one and was prepared to dive in. Pretty sure we had a wiring issue in one of the doors causing the problem. Mentioned to the customer that it could be a simple fix or a long drawn out ordeal and they decided not to spend the ...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hunting at idle VIN: 1FMEU16W61
Well, sorry guys, I really wanted to post the fix on this. My customer doesn't have the time to leave the truck at the dealer in time for me to get a fix posted. I really appreciate all the responses, learned about some common issues with this truck, but not...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L rear power window VIN: 1FMZU67E21
WE WERE TESTING THE WINDOW MOTOR OUT OF THE REGULATOR, IT WOULD NOT REVERSE UNTIL IT IS IN THE REGULATOR, DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY IT WOULD OPERATE THIS WAY. WE TRIED THE NEW AND OLD MOTORS, OLD WOULD ONLY MOVE DOWN, INSTALLED. THE NEW MOTOR MOVES UP AND DOWN AFT...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14514
I have checked fuel pressure, plugs and baffle in tank, thanks for the advice. This truck also had a ecm update/flash from the dealer. Gave back to customer without repairing problem. Thanks again for the help, Kerry
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P5E
hey guys thanks for all you help, i replace the IFCM and programmed and i got the truck to run thanks! Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273, P0276.
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Electronic
Thanks to Robert,David and Benjamin for taking time to reply. This car was owned by a used car lot and they ended up selling it as is. They gave the customer my number so I may get another shot at it. Although I didn't get it fixed I learned a lot about using...
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2005 Kia Optima EX 2.4L Crankshaft postion sensor VIN: KNAGD12635
Replaced plate and vehicle started. Even a slight bend can be hard to see...Thanks to everyone that replied...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L hard starting VIN: JTJHF10V01
replaced idle air control valve and took care of issue.thanks to all the people that helped
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2004 Lexus IS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JTHBD19294
we got the car running, we had efi relay, circut opening relay and fuel pump relay operating, fuel pressure was 45psi. no codes in pcm, no codes in immobilizer. we removed timing cover to inspect gear teeth on crank and better check crank sensor and wiring. no...
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1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L Stall VIN: 1130441201
Well this one is fixed and I learned quite a bit going thru this with the very helpful tutoring of Steve in Florida. In the end the problem was the battery sliding in it's tray an inch side-to-side and when driving and turning the battery slid and the negativ...
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L timing cover
Thankyou all for your quick replies. This engoine had an internal coolant leak, didn't show up on a dye test but getting into cyl. Cust. has a few bucks so we pulled the motor to check the heads and see if we needed to do more, I believe it may have been ju...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L a26/4 ,5 VIN: WDBJF72F6V
there was two keys with the car one them was doing this the other is ok custumer will change key
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH52M9T
had pcm programed to vin and everything operating correctly Trouble codes: P0336, P0171, P0101.
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L timing components VIN: YS3FB49S93
Thanx guys! It was the counter balance tensioner that also runs the water pump. You're supposed to use the waterpump locking tool so wp gear doesnt move. If not, . . . gear turns causing tensioner to open one or two more clicks. In turn you get an overadjusted...
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2005 Saturn Vue 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 5GZCZ53495
I must say... this makes no sense. After checking EVERYTHING which was mentioned in posts and ending with no diagosis... I cleared codes. Drove... let it act up and came back with the cam and misfire code every time. I had the ignition, primary, cam and cra... Trouble codes: P341, P0300, P303, P0580.
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1998 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 1NXBR18E6W
all 4 injectors are partially plugged replaced injectors and vehicle runs good
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
OK just found out that this car had an engine replaced and it calls for an california emission but has federal thank you for all your help!!! Trouble codes: P0450.
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2004 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDBA23CO4
The responses were correct in saying that the failed O2 sensor could also set the cat failure code. Replaced O2 sensor and van has been gone for 4 weeks with no re-occurence of Cat code. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0136 (Bank 1 Sensor 2 Failure), P0420.
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L limp in VIN: WVWPD63B93
Well its fixed and i'm a little embarassed. Every now and then one might jump the gun and put in a help request without first checking the basics. It was low on fluid due to a small leak. Topped off the fluid and cleared the codes and all is well.
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1992 Volvo 240 2.3L windshield wipers VIN: YV1AS8815N
Had some helpful replies indicating that the intermittent relay is located forward of the hood pull cable area in the LF corner of the firewall. Pull back the carpet and remove the silver galvanized plate to access it. The relay can fill up with water and the ...
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